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iTunes 11’s new interface.

(Credit: Apple)

Apple may be gearing up to launch the next-generation iTunes 11 software “within the next days,” according to a report by MacRumors, citing a German music distribution service.

Germany-based Feiyr emailed artists to submit high-resolution imagery for the music player’s new layout, saying Apple will release iTunes 11 in the coming days. “Users have the possibility to view picture and galleries to every artist in iTunes,” says the email.

While the email is not a direct communiqué from Apple directly, it’s possible that Apple is warning music distribution firms and artists to get their submissions complete ahead of the launch to avoid a sea of blank spaces in the software’s new graphically-focused user interface.

It follows an Apple statement late last month asking customers for more time to develop the software, pushing back the release date to the end of November.

First previewed at an Apple media event in September, a spokesperson for the Cupertino, Calif.-based technology giant said: “The new iTunes is taking longer than expected and we wanted to take a little extra time to get it right.”

iTunes will come with an entirely revamped user interface, Facebook and Twitter integration, and deeper iCloud support. iTunes 11 will remove failed music-focused social network Ping.

 

 
source/edit:news.cnet.com
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