Apple quietly increases iTunes Match and iCloud Music Library limits above 25,000 tracks

“Apple has increased the 25,000-track limit to iTunes Match and iCloud Music Library,” Kirk McElhearn writes for Kirkville.

“The company has not made any announcements yet, but I have heard from several people who have finally been able to add more than 25,000 tracks to their iTunes Match and iCloud Music Library libraries,” McElhearn writes. “I’ve heard from others, on Twitter and by email, that they, too, have been able to add more than 25,000 tracks.”

Just ahead of the launch of Apple Music in late June, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services, Eddy Cue, took to Twitter to reveal that Apple was ‘working to’ increase the limit for iTunes Match libraries and Apple Music’s similar scan-and-match feature from the current 25,000 tracks to 100,000 tracks with iOS 9, but it did not work out that way. In October, MacRumors asked Cue for an update on the limit increase, and he said that Apple was “definitely working on it” and that he expected it will be released “before the end of the year.”

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MacDailyNews Take: Finally!

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