Another major announcement at this years Macworld keynote is the introduction of iTunes movie rentals! All of the major studios are on board. Miramax, Touchstone, MGM, Lionsgate, FoX, Newline, Warner Brothers, Disnay, Paramount, Universal and Sony. To start, over 1000 movies are going to be available in the iTunes store and all new movies will […]
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Live from Macworld: iTunes Movie Rentals a Reality

Another major announcement at this years Macworld keynote is the introduction of iTunes movie rentals!

All of the major studios are on board. Miramax, Touchstone, MGM, Lionsgate, FoX, Newline, Warner Brothers, Disnay, Paramount, Universal and Sony.

To start, over 1000 movies are going to be available in the iTunes store and all new movies will be available 30 days after DVD release.

You can watch the movies anywhere on a Mac, PC, your iPhone or iPod. PLUS you can watch instantly because you can stream the video right to your device. When you rent a movie you have 30 days to start watching it, and once you have started watching, you then have 24 hours to finish.

Titles in the iTunes library will be available for $2.99, and new releases will be $3.99.

iTunes movies rentals is launching today in the U.S. The international version will launch later this year. Software updates for iPods and iTunes will be coming soon.

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