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Apple reportedly raising iTunes Match song limit, has yours changed?

It appears as though Apple has quitely started raising the song limit for iTunes Match and iCloud Music Library. Previously capped at 25,000 songs, a number of people are reporting that they are now able to add tracks past that limit. Apple themselves have so far said nothing on the matter.

Both songs that you have ripped from CDs, along with those that you've added from Apple Music, count against your iTunes Match limit, so this increase is welcome. It was announced earlier this year that the limit would be increased to 100,000 songs by the end of 2015.

Are you now able to add more than 25,000 songs to your library? Let us know in the comments below.

Via: Kirk McElhearn

Joseph Keller is the former Editor in Chief of iMore. An Apple user for almost 20 years, he spends his time learning the ins and outs of iOS and macOS, always finding ways of getting the most out of his iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac.

  • Yes Virginia, there (finally) is a Santa Cue!!! Sent from the iMore App
  • Wish I could report I was one of the early permitted expanded limit people, but it appears I am still blocked! This has been frustrating to have gone on so long. Really overdue!
  • Well, you need to take McElhearn with a grain of salt. In spite of attempts to educate him, he still insists on reporting that the Mac App Store certificate problem was caused by "someone at Apple forgetting to renew a certificate" - something that has been more properly reported here. A.
  • I hit the limit but didn't realize it so I opened a ticket with Apple support. It took them a month and a half to finally get back to me. I ended up cancelling Apple Music and have gotten comfortable with Amazon Prime Music. It really (REALLY!) bugs me that Apple Music (which cost me $15/month) was counting against the same song limit included in iTunes Match which cost me $25/year. I may try Apple Music again but right now I'm still ****** at how long it took them to get the limit bumped up and how poor the communication from Apple has been in regard to this.
  • Any way to tell if you don't have over 25,000 songs? Sent from the iMore App
  • I hit my limit a few weeks back, and albums that would not upload are now in the cloud, so I assume my limit has been increased.
  • All my 67000 tracks are available on my MacBook Air from iCloud music library. Whoooo!!! Sent from the iMore App
  • In the footnotes of the iTunes Match page accessible via the iTunes app it now says the song limit is "100,000"