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Apple Issues iTunes 10.6.1 Update With Several Bug Fixes

iTunes 10 logoAs an iOS user, I love iTunes. It makes managing your devices and your content so simple. Yet, unlike most other Apple software, it can also be incredible frustrating. It’s renowned for its issues, and so new updates promising to fix bugs are always good news.

Version 10.6.1 is the latest. Released by Apple yesterday, this release packs a stack of bug fixes, and promises to fix unexpected quitting, VoiceOver issues, freezes, and problems with¬†organizing¬†TV shows. Apple’s release notes read:

About iTunes 10.6.1

iTunes 10.6.1 provides a number of improvements, including:

  • Fixes several issues that may cause iTunes to unexpectedly quit while playing videos, changing artwork size in Grid view, and syncing photos to devices.
  • Addresses an issue where some iTunes interface elements are incorrectly described by VoiceOver and WindowEyes.
  • Fixes a problem where iTunes may become unresponsive while syncing iPod nano or iPod shuffle.
  • Resolves an ordering problem while browsing TV episodes in your iTunes library on Apple TV.

The update is available for both Mac OS X (10.5.8 or later) and Windows (XP or later) computers, and can be downloaded now either via Software Update, or from Apple’s website.

Has this update fixed the issues you’ve been having with iTunes?


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Killian Bell

Killian Bell is a 20-something technology journalist based in a tiny town in England. He has an obsession with that little company in Cupertino...