Apple has revealed that iTunes Match is now available in 19 additional countries throughout Latin America and Europe. iTunes Match, since from its launch in November last year, rolling out the service to other countries. With the addition of 19 countries in the list, a total of 37 countries can now access the Apple’s service.
With iTunes Match, all your music, even the songs you’ve imported from CDs, can be stored in iCloud. iTunes with Cloud allow you to access your music from all your devices and allow you to listen to your entire library, no matters wherever you are. iTunes Match than determines which songs in your collection are available in the iTunes Store. Any music with a match is automatically added to iCloud for you to listen anytime, on any device.
The feature, even all the iTunes matches plays back from iCloud at 256 kbps AAC DRM-free quality, even if your original copy was of lower quality. Once your music is in iCloud, you can stream it to any of your devices. Just browse the complete list of all your music stored in the cloud. To listen to a song, tap the iCloud icon next to it and your song starts playing. You can store up to 25,000 songs in iCloud (more if songs are purchased from the iTunes Store), but only what you want to play is stored on your device. So you have immediate access to a huge music library without taking up storage space.
Through analysts do not think that iTunes match result into a highly profitable venture for Apple, but they do strongly see it as a huge good contribution to Apple’s iTunes ecosystem.