Apple has confirmed that their flagship software that changed the music business as we know it, iTunes, is no more.
iTunes forever changed the way people experienced music, movies, TV shows, and podcasts. It all changes again with three all-new, dedicated apps — Music, Apple TV, and Apple Podcasts — each designed from the ground up to be the best way to enjoy entertainment on your Mac.
The company goes on to assure “fans” of the software that everything will still all work together seamlessly, but just to be safe we wouldn’t recommend you upgrade to Mac OSX Catalina the day it’s released.
Regarding the Music portion of the app which we’ll be using the most, the company describes the new Music app as “the ultimate music streaming experience on Mac” which means it’s going to heavily favor all of that cloud music over music you may already be possessing in your iTunes library.
Don’t even get us started about what this will do to the DJ / Serato communities, I’m sure they’ll be up in arms for a bit before the softwares all play together nicely again.
Read more here in the larger OS X upgrade overview.