What’s new in iTunes 10.6.1
Apple’s media jukebox + device management + kitchen sink application gets a lot of grief, yet it performs well day after day for the vast majority of users. Well, maybe not for Windows folks, but that’s perhaps another story. In the here and now, there’s an update available and this particular patch is all about bug fixes.
• iTunes 10.6.1, download
— Fixes several issues that may cause iTunes to unexpectedly quit while playing videos, changing artwork size in Grid view, and syncing photos to devices
— Addresses an issue where some iTunes interface elements are incorrectly described by VoiceOver and WindowEyes
— Fixes a problem where iTunes may become unresponsive while syncing iPod nano or iPod shuffle
— Resolves an ordering problem while browsing TV episodes in your iTunes library on Apple TV
As of this writing, the most current security content article is for iTunes 10.6, which was released in conjunction with Apple’s March 7 new iPad introduction.
According to TUAW, iTunes Producer 2.6 is also available and comes to market with a number of new features including the ability to search/view vendor metadata and to deliver annotated files to Apple. Additional tweaks covering ringtones and books have been added, as well.
iTunes Producer 2.6 had been released earlier this month, though users reported spotty availability.