Apple’s iTunes dishes out films in High Definition


MUMBAI: Apple’s iTunes customers can purchase and rent movies such as Quantum of Solace and Twilight in HD on the iTunes Store.

Movie fans can purchase box office blockbusters for download in HD for $19.99 from iTunes, and films will be available as iTunes Movie Rentals in HD for $4.99 within 30 days after release.

Customers can enjoy these films in HD on their Mac or PC and on their widescreen TV with Apple TV, as well as in standard definition on their iPhone or iPod with video.

“Movie fans are going to love being able to buy and rent films including Quantum of Solace and Twilight in stunning HD from the iTunes Store. Customers have made HD content on iTunes a hit, with over 50 percent of TV programming being purchased in HD when available,” said Apple vice president Internet Services Eddy Cue.

Starting today, iTunes customers can pre-order Quantum of Solace, which will be downloaded to their computer on 24 March, and Twilight will be available on 21 March.

iTunes customers can purchase Transporter 3, Punisher: War Zone and other select titles in HD today, and the action/comedy The Spirit will be available on 14 April. The iTunes Movie Store will be adding more HD movies soon.