Apple Opens iTunes LP & iTunes Extras

Nov 26th, 2009 | By | Category: Digital Music, General, iPods & Portable Media Players, Podcast Distribution

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Apple has opened up iTunes LP and iTunes Extras, publishing Templates, Best Practices and a Development Guide so that anyone has the capability to create interactive content that can be played back in iTunes 9 or on Apple TV.

  • iTunes LP lets you create digital albums that include links to listen to album songs and view lyrics, liner notes, photos and videos (such as artist interviews).
  • iTunes Extras is designed to present a movie with interactive menus, bonus content, and chapter navigation, similar to those supplied by DVD or Blu-ray authors.

Apple has also published information on testing and delivering the new formats.

Complete information on building content for the new formats is available at the Apple site.

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2 Responses to “Apple Opens iTunes LP & iTunes Extras”

  1. The programs appear to be designed for music producers and bands to make albums as their site states,
    "Please contact your label or studio rep for details and consideration."

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