High definition films available on the iTunes Store
20 March 2009
iTunes customers can purchase and rent films including 'Quantum of Solace' and 'Twilight' in stunning high definition (HD) on the iTunes Store.
Box office blockbusters can be downloaded in HD for US$19.99 from iTunes, and films will be available as iTunes Movie Rentals in HD for US$4.99 within 30 days after release.
Movies can be viewed in HD on Macs, PCs, on widescreen TVs with Apple TV, as well as in standard definition on their iPhone or iPod with video.
The iTunes Store is the world's most popular online TV and movie store, with over 250 million TV episodes purchased and over 33 million movies purchased and rented.
"Movie fans are going to love being able to buy and rent films including 'Quantum of Solace' and 'Twilight' in stunning HD from the iTunes Store," said Eddy Cue, Apple's vice president of Internet Services.
"Customers have made HD content on iTunes a hit, with over 50 percent of TV programming being purchased in HD when available," he said.
iTunes 8.1 for Mac and Windows includes the iTunes Store and is available as a free download from http://www.itunes.com .
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