What is iTunes

iTunes is a powerful application that is used to back-up, sync and transfer files from your computer to your iPad. It is also a storage area for all your content, giving you an easy and intuitive way to browse, search, and organise your audio and video content. It includes the iTunes Store, which is a place to find educational content that can be downloaded to a computer or the iPad. iTunes, is free for both Mac and PC.

What can I do with iTunes?

With iTunes you can back up, sync, transfer files to your portable device as well as import, buy, organise, play, watch, and burn all your different media files.


Using iTunes

1.      Open iTunes from either your desktop or from the Start/Program windows or Applications.

2.      The iTunes main window will open. This main window is where you have access to all your media files.


Your library contains everything you’ve downloaded from the iTunes Store or imported, including: music, movies, TV shows, podcasts, audiobooks, games, ringtones, and streaming radio. As your collection grows, you can keep multiple libraries.



One click takes you to the iTunes Store. As you buy, iTunes automatically adds the titles to your library. Downloading starts when you click Buy Now in the iTunes Store.