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The Advantages and Disadvantages of iTunes

In 2001, iTunes was produced by Apple Company; it is primarily to do two things at the time: Play and Burn. As the time goes by, iTunes has become more and more powerful; here we will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of iTunes in the passage below:

Advantages:

1. Supporting all Apple series: like the secret lover, iTunes is the only software that can support all media devices of Apple. Others can not touch this valentine forever.

2. Apple Storeļ¼šIf you have known how much Apple Store can give you, you will hardly refuse the charm of the Apple store.

3. Rich settings: Compared with Microsoft's Zune software, this advantage of iTunes is better, iTunes almost can set all parameters of music, like Bit rate, Beat, Sort and so on.

4. Playlists: This function is very powerful; your music can be classified in different music style like Jazz and pop, what's more, user can also define this function by himself or herself.

Disadvantages:

1. Format restrictions: iTunes still can not overcome this shortcoming, the format of music or video that you find in Apple Store are only a little like MP3 and MP4.

2. Authorization: You can only get authorizations per year.

3. Boring interface: As a musical toy and compared with the beautiful interface of Zune soft, the interface of iTunes is really boring.

4. The lost music: If you delete your music that you have purchased carelessly, what you can do is to purchase this song again!

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Zune Software

Zune software

Zune software is produced by Microsoft, with Zune software, you can instantly stream music, movies, and TV shows. Shop, explore and discover all the entertainment you can handle. Here we will also discuss the advantages and disadvantages of Zune software in the passage below:

Advantages:

1. Beautiful interface: Compared with iTunes and other software, Zune software has beautiful interface, which is more interesting than any other management software.

2. Your staff in one place: The Zune software is the hub for all your entertainment. Enjoy, manage, or share your media in one place.

3. Steam instantly: Now you can also stream movies and TV shows instantly to your PC, no need for downloads or waiting time.

4. Music discovery: With powerful music discovery tools like Smart DJ and Mixview, you'll revisit old favorites or discover new ones.

Disadvantages:

1. Format restrictions: Like iTunes, this is also a main disadvantage of Zune software; it can only support a little audio and video format like WMA, MP3, MP4 and WMV.

2. Zune store: When you search one thing in Zune store, there will appear so many things that have nothing to do with the thing that you want to search, which is confusing!

3. Share: It have to need Windows sharing program, which brings a lot of inconvenience.

4. Area restrictions: Global scale distribution has not started yet; it may a little hard for us to have one.

Conclusion

Compared with these two software, each one has its own features and advantages, while there are also some common advantages and disadvantages of these two software. However, seen from the overall aspects, Zune software is better than iTunes, it has more features and advantages than iTunes.

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