Apple releases iTunes 12.6 with new ‘rent once, watch anywhere’ feature

Together with new iPhone and iPad updates proper now, Apple has launched iTunes 12.6 with a model new operate for movie rental playback. Described as ‘rent once, watch anywhere’, Apple says now you’ll be able to rent a movie on one gadget then finish watching it on one different gadget.

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Beforehand, it was attainable to rent from iPhone, for example, then be restricted to that gadget to finish playback.

The model new ‘watch anywhere’ operate for leases appears to require iOS 10.three and tvOS 10.2 nonetheless, although iOS is presently in developer and public beta and tvOS is solely on the market in developer beta previews. Every software program program updates are seemingly coming rapidly for all clients based mostly totally on earlier beta cycles along with this iTunes launch.

Apple nonetheless enforces deadlines on watching rental movement photos as detailed here, nonetheless, nevertheless the model new ‘watch anywhere’ function is a nice step forward. iTunes 12.6 is available on the market as a free change by way of the Mac App Retailer.