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Tech & Science Apple confirms it will stop taking iTunes LP submissions as of this month

07:08  07 march  2018
07:08  07 march  2018 Source:   theverge.com

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While iTunes LP submissions will end this month , existing iTunes LPs will not be deprecated. Not only will these iTunes LPs continue to be available, but users will still be able to download any previous or new purchases of iTunes LPs at any time via iTunes .

While iTunes LP submissions will end this month , existing iTunes LPs will not be depreciated. Not only will these iTunes LPs continue to be available, but users will still be able to download any previous or new purchases of iTunes LPs at any time via iTunes .

  Apple confirms it will stop taking iTunes LP submissions as of this month © Provided by The Verge

Apple has confirmed to The Verge that it will stop taking new iTunes LP submissions as of this month. The format, which was launched in 2009, was a way for users to buy albums with bundled elements, like videos, liner notes, or bonus tracks.

Earlier today, UK-based website Metro claimed to have a leaked internal email from Apple sent to music producers titled “The End of iTunes LPs.” The email supposedly stated that “Apple will no longer accept new submissions of iTunes LPs after March 2018,” and that “existing LPs will be deprecated from the store during the remainder of 2018. Customers who have previously purchased an album containing an iTunes LP will still be able to download the additional content using iTunes Match.”

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Apple has confirmed to The Verge that it will stop taking new iTunes LP submissions as of this month . Customers who have previously purchased an album containing an iTunes LP will still be able to download the additional content using iTunes Match.”

The Verge later confirmed that Apple would, indeed, stop taking new iTunes LP submissions as of this month . The Verge reports that while there will be no more submissions accepted, existing ones that you've bought will still work as always.

While iTunes LP submissions will end this month, existing iTunes LPs will not be depreciated. Not only will these iTunes LPs continue to be available, but users will still be able to download any previous or new purchases of iTunes LPs at any time via iTunes.

iTunes LPs have never been a large part of Apple’s music business, but if you are a fan, any iTunes LPs you have purchased aren’t going anywhere. You’ll still have access to them; you just won’t see any new ones available to buy after this month.

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