Apple Music Now Available On The Mac Via iTunes

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Apple Music arrived earlier today on iOS, with the iOS 8.4 update, and now it’s coming to the desktop via a new version of iTunes. The launch has been going pretty well so far, with only a few hiccups including some early mic testing by Zane Lowe prior to the official launch of the 24-hour Beats 1 radio station. The update went out quickly and consistently, however, and streaming seems to have been working well from the very beginning.

On the desktop, there was a much more prolonged delay before people could get their hands on the service – it started percolating out to users around 3 PM PT, which is around seven hours after it launched on mobile. The update to the desktop application includes Beats 1, as well as the redesigned Apple Music Radio service with on-demand stations, and the ability to search for and add tracks from the entire catalog of available streaming tracks, too.

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To get it, go to the App Store and navigate to the Updates tab, where it should show as available.