Apple Releases iTunes 9.0.1 with "Important Bug Fixes"

Apple updated iTunes to version 9.0.1, a maintenance release for the new iTunes 9 that includes what Apple characterized as "important bug fixes." Most of the bug fixes deal with performance and interface issues.

The full list of changes from Apple's patch notes:

  • Resolves issues browsing the iTunes Store.
  • Addresses a performance issue where iTunes may become unresponsive.
  • Fixes a problem where iTunes may unexpectedly quit.
  • Fixes a problem syncing Podcasts in playlists to iPod or iPhone.
  • Fixes a problem sorting albums with multiple discs.
  • Addresses an issue with the Zoom button not switching to Mini Player.
  • Improves application syncing for iPod touch and iPhone.
  • Genius is now automatically updated to show Genius Mixes.

The update is a 89.8MB download through Software Update in Snow Leopard. Windows users can download the update through the Apple Updater application, which is accessed in the Help menu of iTunes.

Apple's Downloads Web page also offers standalone download links for Windows (88.8MB) and Mac OS X (82.95MB).