The rumors of the iTunes Store coming to Latin America have finally come true. Apple has just announced the opening of its iTunes Store in 16 countries. The store comes pack with an international selection of music, as well as music from each country, totalizing 20 million songs.
The music has the catalog from known labels EMI Music, Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group and Warner Music, along with thousands of independent labels.
The store doesn’t only come with music; it also comes with movies. The studios that are in are: 20th Century Fox, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, Universal Pictures, The Walt Disney Studios and Warner Bros. Pictures.
The complete list of countries from Latin America that now have The iTunes Store are: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru and Venezuela.
iTunes in the Cloud comes along with the store opening. The feature allows for automatic download of content to all devices and it’s free for all 16 countries. iTunes Match comes only to Brazil for $24.99 a year and it now joins the US as the only two countries with the service.
To access the store you should have iTunes 10.5.1 or later and a valid credit card with the billing address of the country.
iTunes Store Colombia photo credits: Ivan Aristizábal (@iaristizabal)