Update to the latest version of iTunes

Learn how to get the latest version of iTunes on your Mac or PC.

A MacBook with iTunes open to the Library.


If you have iTunes installed on your computer, choose your device to update to the latest version of iTunes.

If you have a Mac

With macOS 10.14 Mojave, iTunes comes bundled with macOS. To get the latest version of iTunes, update the software on your Mac: Go to Apple () menu > System Preferences, then click Software Update.

The Software Update panel of System Preferences on a Mac. The image shows "Checking for updates."

If you can’t update to macOS 10.14 Mojave, you might still be able to get some updates for iTunes (up to iTunes 12.8). Open the App Store on your Mac, then click Updates at the top of the App Store window. If any iTunes updates are available, click Install.

If you have a PC

Depending on the version of iTunes that you have, there are different ways to update. If you don't have iTunes installed on your computer, download the latest version from Apple's website or get it from the Microsoft Store (Windows 10).

If you downloaded iTunes from Apple's website

  1. Open iTunes.
  2. From the menu bar at the top of the iTunes window, choose Help > Check for Updates.
  3. Follow the prompts to install the latest version.

If Check for Updates isn't an option in the Help menu, you downloaded iTunes from the Microsoft Store.

If you downloaded iTunes from the Microsoft Store

Versions of iTunes from the Microsoft Store update automatically when new versions are released.

You can also check for updates through the Microsoft Store.

Learn more

Learn how to update the iOS software on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

Learn how to get software updates for your Mac.


If you're not prompted to install a new version of iTunes, you already have the latest version that your operating system can support. Some features or devices might require a newer version of iTunes than your system supports. See the System Requirements on the iTunes download page for more information on what your system supports. 

iTunes features might vary by country or region.

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