Apple today announced iTunes 7, the most significant enhancement to the worldds most popular music jukebox and online music and video store since it debuted in 2001. iTunes 7 delivers stunning new features such as the new album and Cover Flow views of music, enabling users to quickly find titles in their library as well as casually browse through and re-discover titles they already own.

The iTunes Store features the worldds largest catalogue of online music with over 2 million songs and has sold a stunning 1.5 billion songs, making it the worldds most popular digital music store.

The iTunes Store now also offers downloads of popular video games for fifth generation iPods, including Tetris, Mahjong and Mini Golf from Electronic Arts Inc.; Pac-Man from Namco Networks America Inc.; Cubis 22 from FreshGames, LLC; Bejeweled and Zuma from PopCap Games, Inc.; Texas Holddem and Vortex developed by Apple, all available beginning today for $7.49 incl. GST each.

With Applees legendary ease of use, pioneering features such as integrated podcasting support, iMix playlist sharing, seamless integration with iPod and groundbreaking personal use rights, the iTunes Store is the best way for Mac and PC users to legally discover, purchase and download music and video online.

Pricing and availability

iTunes 7 for Mac and Windows includes the iTunes Store and is available as a free download immediately from the Apple website. Purchase and download of content from the iTunes Store for Mac or Windows requires a valid credit card with a billing address in the country of purchase. Games are available for download in the 21 countries in which iTunes operates and play on the fifth generation iPod. Music videos are $3.39 incl. GST each and games are $7.49 incl. GST each.

Source: Apple Computer Australia