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Apple releases iTunes 4.7, iPod updater

updated 02:45 pm EDT, Tue October 26, 2004

iTunes 4.7, iPod updater

Apple today released , which includes iPod Photo Software 1.0 for use with iPod Photo as well as the same iPod software included in iPod Updater 2004-08-06 for all other iPod models.

New Updates for iPod Photo

  • High-resolution, backlit color LCD display
  • Browse and view photos in a 5 x 5 thumbnail view or full screen view
  • Browse photo collections or view photo slideshows with music
  • Improved battery life for up to 15 hours of music playback
  • Up to 5 hours of photo slideshow viewing with music
  • Scrolling titles during music navigation for songs, albums, and artists

Updates for Click Wheel iPods

  • Improved connectivity with some FireWire cards using the VIA chipset
  • Improved connectivity with FireWire hubs, and with 4-pin FireWire ports
  • Improved power management
  • Improved performance with the optional external battery pack
  • Removing headphones while the hold switch is on no longer wakes iPod

Updates for iPod with a Dock connector and iPod mini

  • Compatibility with iTunes 4.5 or later and the iTunes Music Store
  • Improved playback performance
  • Support for the Apple Lossless Encoder, to enable compressed music encoding at high quality

Updates for iPod without a Dock connector

  • Compatibility with iTunes 4.5 or later and the iTunes Music Store
  • Improved playback performance

by MacNN Staff




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