Apple users in India and Indonesia will now be able to purchase or rent digital content from the iTunes store. One can now purchase Indian as well as international movies or music from Apple’s download store. Users will be able to access iTunes Store on their computer or portable iOS device such as iPod, iPhone or iPad.
On the iTunes India store, songs are priced at Rs 12 per track, while music videos come at Rs 15 each. Movies on the store are priced between Rs. 290 to Rs. 490 depending on its resolution and how much of a hit that movie is. iTunes store will also allow you to rent Bollywood movies at Rs 80 and international movies at Rs 120. These movies will be accessible till 30 days after purchase. Once you start watching, it will be available for 48 hours. Rented movies will disappear from your drive once you have watched the movie. However, movies that you purchase will be available to watch at any time. You can watch it any number of times on any device.
The download store offers iTunes Gift Cards in denominations of Rs 1,000, Rs 1,500, Rs 3,000 and Rs 5,000. These can be ecards. You can also send them to a recipient over email or as printed cards.
An exciting thing about the Apple store is iTunes Match that uploads information about your entire music library online on the iCloud.