While the initial reports indicate that iTunes will continue to play on the macOS version of 10.15, recent rumors have revealed that Apple will be "retiring" to the iTunes platform after 18 years. launch.
According to Bloomberg, Apple is expected to replace the iTunes platform with other standalone applications, including Music, TV and Podcasts in the next version of macOS that will soon be announced at the WWDC Developer Conference 2019. .
Previously the 9to5Mac news site also confirmed that iTunes will be renamed "Music" on the Mac operating system, meaning that iTunes will no longer be replaced by the Music app. The new application is also expected to become a tool to synchronize and manage Apple devices.
iTunes was first introduced by Steve Jobs on January 9, 2001. At the iTunes launch event, the late CEO also said: "Apple has done what we feel is best – making complex applications easy and making them even more powerful. ITunes is something far beyond music playback applications." Other, and we hope with a simple user interface, it will bring more people into the digital music era. "
ITunes interface in 2001
Apple is expected to announce iOS 13, macOS 10.15, watchOS 6 and tvOS 13 at the WWDC 2019 event held next Monday with many other developments.