iTunes Match beta available to developers

Aug 29, 2011 by

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iTunes match was one of the many great things announced by Apple at WWDC 2011. As a feature of iCloud, Match makes backups of your entire iTunes library and syncs it with iCloud.

Today, Apple sent out emails to each of it’s registered developers letting them know.

iTunes Match beta is currently available to developers in the United States. Beta subscribers will receive iTunes Match service during the beta period plus an additional 3 months for free with their 12 month paid subscription.

After Match’s beta period and the free 3-month trial, Match will cost you $25/mo

To get started with iTunes Match, download the current version of iOS 5 beta and iTunes 10.5 beta 6.1 with iTunes Match. Once installed, choose Turn On iTunes Match from the Store menu, and click “Subscribe for $24.99.”