You can also buy items from your Wish List. You can set up Music to automatically download items you purchase from the iTunes Store to multiple computers and devices. In the Music app on your Mac, click in the search field in the top-left corner of the Music window and enter a word or phrase. Your search results appear in the Music window. To preview an item before purchasing, move the pointer over the item, then click the Preview button. To buy and download the item, click the button—which might be labeled Buy, Free, Subscribe, a specific price, or something else. You can turn on automatic downloads for up to 10 computers and devices, combined. You can authorize up to five computers at a time with an Apple ID.
- You'll still be able to do everything you did before
Last Updated: January 6, References. To create this article, 10 people, some anonymous, worked to edit and improve it over time. There are 18 references cited in this article, which can be found at the bottom of the page. This article has been viewed , times. Learn more If you are an Apple user, buying music on iTunes can be a very simple task. However, between setting up your Apple ID, adding a method of payment, and finding your music, it can also get quite confusing.
Use Apple Music to download music or add it to your library
ITunes is a free program developed by and available from the Apple Corporation, that can be downloaded to a Mac or PC. You can also use iTunes on an iPod , iPad or iPhone. Here's how to add music to iTunes from audio CDs. Open your iTunes application. Put a CD into your computer's CD drive.
Once you purchase music from iTunes, you can download it onto any of your authorized computers, both those at home and those in your office. You might want to use a specific song that you purchased at home to go along with a business presentation for work; or add the song to your company's website. It's important to have the ability to download your previously purchased music wherever and whenever you need it. In addition, if you buy a new computer, or lose music that you purchased on iTunes, you can always re-download it for free on an authorized computer. Downloading previously purchased music will help you skip the step of syncing devices, or copying files from one device to another. Navigate to the store menu on the top of your iTunes program. Select the song you want to download and click the Cloud icon with the downward-pointing arrow. Your song will download onto your computer immediately. Bonnie Crowe is a mother of two teenagers; a teacher and author of children's books, curriculum and articles on English grammar, literature, technology, art, parenting and career guides for high schoolers.