Apple have today released iTunes 12.2.1, the latest in a recent flurry of updates to their desktop media management software. Version 12.2.1, which is a 226 MB download (on OS X Yosemite) promises to deliver a couple of improvements around both match and Beats 1.
The official release notes outline the following changes and improvements:
- Fixes an issue for iTunes Match users where iTunes incorrectly changed some songs from Matched to Apple Music
- Provides a way to correct a library problem affecting formed iTunes match subscribers
- Includes minor bug fixes and improvements for Beats 1
iTunes 12.2.1 is available to download now using the build in App Store update method. Alternatively by selecting iTunes > Check for updates, from the menu bar once iTunes is launched.
Apple have also released a support document for users who have been affected by the Matched music switching to Apple Music issue.
Many users have posted concerns over the performance of iTunes 12.2 and Beats 1, some finding there ability to access the station and iTunes 12.2’s new streaming media services as a whole intermittent. This should now be resolved in the latest software update.
There are also posts starting to circulate the forums, suggesting that the issues first discovered in 12.1 with Matched music showing as Apple Music has not yet been resolved for some users. Also users who noticed issues with metadata on some of their matched tracks are reporting the issue does not intact clear. If you apply the update, and it doesn’t work for you – let us know using the comments section below.