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Apple set to commence phasing out iTunes

The software finally looks set to break off into separate apps...

Apple looks set to commence phasing out iTunes.

According to two separate sources, the company is primed to essentially break up its media management software into standalone apps - Music, TV, Podcasts and possibly Books - for its next macOS update.

Sources suggest that the Music app would be primarily focused on offering a home for the Apple Music service, separate from the increasingly outdated and unpopular umbrella application.

Last November, Apple launched its 'Preferred Distribution Program'.

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