Latest version of iTunes for Windows, do you have it updated? — 2022

If you have a Windows computer and an iPhone, iPad or iPod, it is more than likely that you will be interestedhave iTunes to manage your devices. In fact, you may already have it installed, but is it completely up to date? This is important to enjoy all its features, as well as performance and security improvements.

It should be noted that in mac computers , this tool no longer exists as such, and since macOS 10.15 Catalina it has been divided into several applications that collect its functions. However, if you have a computer incompatible with that version, the most recent version of iTunes will be found at macOS 10.14.6 , which is the latest version of macOS Mojave out there.

So you can check if it's up to date

As soon as you enter the iTunes application on your PC you will see that there is a toolbar at the top and just the last option that appears is called 'Help' Well, that's where you should click to bring up a window like the one you see in the image.



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As you may have already seen, the iTunes version appears in the central part of this window that opens. At the time of publishing this post, the most recent is also the one you see in the image, the 12.12.2.2 . If this version does not appear and you want to have the updated application, you should know that there are two ways to update , always depending on how you downloaded the application.

Normally, a link will appear in this window that will take you to download it, although if this is not the case, you can search for it yourself. if originally you downloaded it from the Microsoft Store , it will be in this app store where you need to search for iTunes to find the latest version ready for installation. Yes you downloaded it from apple website , it will also be on the web where you must download the most recent version compatible with your computer, which you can access from this link .

Doomed to disappear completely?

Despite not being confirmed except by a few indications, it is foreseeable that sooner or later the iTunes application will end up disappearing from Windows in the same way that it disappeared from macOS. The arrival of new Apple services together with the unbearable number of functions that iTunes has are more than enough reasons for this.

Most likely, one will end up app specialized in managing devices of Apple in the Microsoft system, at the same time that the official application of Apple Music for music content. Some more doubts generate services such as Apple TV+ , which remains exclusive to the brand's products except for some Smart TVs.

As we said before, there are some indications that point to it. In 2020, several leaked reports came out revealing that Apple was studying implementing new applications for Windows and everything pointed to some like the ones we have discussed in relation to its streaming music platform. In any case, and in the absence of this information being officially confirmed, iTunes continues to be the necessary software to manage Apple computers in Windows and access its music catalog, so once again we emphasize the importance of keeping it up to date.