Of course, potential compatibility issues can be avoided by adhering to our general advice on updates.You always can check for new versions of software manually (using Software Update).The Pure Vinyl 5 preview (link on our News page) incorporates the latest version of Pure Music (and many, many additional feature enhancements) and can be used for i Tunes Music Server mode.General Topics If you are satisfied with the operation of your Computer Music system, and the computer is used exclusively for music playback, disabling Automatic Software Updates is strongly recommended.
Otherwise, you risk creating an unusable system until the manufacturer delivers a compatibility (driver or firmware) update.
This is also true if you are running Pure Vinyl 3 and do not intend to upgrade to Pure Vinyl 4.
Pure Music 3.0.6 can be found on our Download page.
Streaming has been eating away into digital and CD sales for years, as consumers turn to online services like Pandora, Spotify, Amazon Prime Music, i Heart Radio, and now Apple Music, among others, to listen to their favorite songs and artists.
Alongside this shift, it seems that users are becoming less interested in managing their collection of MP3s, in favor of getting the tracks they want delivered on demand, via streaming.
If you wish to keep abreast of new versions of i Tunes and the Mac OS, then our recommendation is do not be an early adopter.