Apple Releases iTunes Match in Canada, Europe and Australia

One month has passed since Apple launched its iTunes Match in the United States. Now Apple all set to roll out its music matching service globally. The service is not accessible in many countries, according to recent reports.

In June, Apple unveiled its iTunes Match for the first time in WWDC keynote and later launched it in November this year. The service was initially launched in US only, but now it is being rolled out globally. In the US, the service received varying remarks and reviews.

According to reports, users in the countries, including Canada, Europe and Australia, are receiving email alerts from Apple, confirming that iTunes Match is officially available in their regions. The pricing plan for service in each country is reported as:

Australia – AU $34.99/year

Canada – CAD $27.99/year

Europe – €24.99/year

UK – £21.99/year

For our users’ convenience, it is important to mention here that a good number of users are encountering problems while signing up for the service. An online blog 9to5mac even reports that the global rollout is most likely be launched accidently by Apple. One similar claim is made from a user claiming that he received an email from Apple about the slipup.

All the same, if you are living in one of the aforesaid countries, you are all ready to give iTunes Match a try. It is important to note here to access the iTunes Match you need to have iTunes version 10.5.1 or later running. In your iTunes, click on the iTunes Match tab located on the left-hand side under the iTunes Store.

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