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About iTunes LP and iTunes Extras

iTunes LP and iTunes Extras offer a unique and interactive experience with iTunes; both are available for select album and movie purchases on the iTunes Store.

When you purchase an album with iTunes LP, you receive the songs from the album, plus special features* such as lyrics, photos, videos, credits, and more. When you buy a film with iTunes Extras, you’ll receive the featured movie and chapter selection along with special features* such as movie stills, deleted scenes, exclusive interviews, and behind-the-scenes footage.
 
*Note: Special features vary by title.

Overview

  • Albums and movies offered on iTunes with iTunes LP or iTunes Extras have one of the above badges in the upper-right corner of the item's product page.
  • When you purchase an album with iTunes LP from the iTunes Store on a computer, it downloads the album's songs plus the iTunes LP to the Music folder within your iTunes library. Mouseover the cover art and click the icon on the album to open the main menu and allow you to begin the iTunes LP experience.
  • When you purchase a movie with iTunes Extras, the primary movie along with the iTunes Extras will download to your iTunes Movie folder. Mouseover the cover art and click the icon on the album to open the main menu to play the movie or view other features.
  • Titles with iTunes LP and iTunes Extras may be purchased from the iTunes Store with an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. The primary content for an album or movie will download directly to the device; the iTunes LP or iTunes Extras will download to iTunes on your computer when you choose Store > Check for Available Downloads. This requires iTunes 9.0 or later.
    • The songs or featured movies can be viewed directly on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, but iTunes LP or iTunes Extras can only be viewed from within iTunes on an authorized computer. In order to view the complete iTunes LP or iTunes Extras, transfer the song or movie from your device to your iTunes library on the computer that contains the downloaded iTunes LP or iTunes Extras.
  • iTunes LP and iTunes Extras can also be purchased and played on Apple TV (1st generation) with Apple TV Software Update 3.0 or later. View this article for more information about iTunes LP and iTunes Extras on Apple TV (1st generation).
The songs and/or music videos from an album can be synced between your computer and iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Apple TV (1st generation). Similarly, movies can be synced between your computer and iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Apple TV (1st generation). However, the accompanying iTunes LP or iTunes Extras cannot be synced to an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, or to an Apple TV (1st generation) with software version 2.4 or earlier.
 

System Requirements:

Minimum system requirements to purchase and play iTunes LP or iTunes Extras:
 
  • iTunes 9.0 or later
  • For Mac:
Screen resolution of 1280x800 or greater 
2.0GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or faster processor 
1GB of RAM 
Mac OS X version 10.5 or later and Safari 4.0.3 or later 
 
  • For PC:
Screen resolution of 1280x800 or greater
2.0GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or faster processor 
1GB of RAM 
Windows XP Service Pack 2 or later, or 32-bit editions of Windows Vista
64-bit editions of Windows Vista require the iTunes 9 64-bit installer
 
Download the latest version of iTunes by visiting www.itunes.com/download.
 
  • For Apple TV (1st generation):

Apple TV Software Update 3.0 or later

 

Additional Information

Note: Some content types are not available in some iTunes Store countries. Also, iTunes Extras is not available with movie rentals. 

Important: Information about products not manufactured by Apple is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute Apple’s recommendation or endorsement. Please contact the vendor for additional information.
Last Modified: Apr 19, 2011
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