May 23, 2017

How to Downgrade iTunes 12.6.1?




About iTunes 12.6.1


Last week, alongside the Apple release of a new macOS Sierra 10.12.5 update that brings some minor bug fixes and performance improvements, Apple has launched a new version of iTunes, iTunes 12.6.1.

This update includes minor app and performance improvements according to the Apple’s release notes.

Why We Need to Downgrade iTunes 12.6.1?

Since Apple released this new version iTunes, dozens of Mac users have found that some application can no longer be compatible with iTunes 12.6.1. Actually, these software producers are all working on how to make their software work again under the iTunes 12.6.1. TunesKit, as a professional iTunes DRM removal solution provider, offer a temporarily solution to its users to bypass the annoyance cause by 12.6.1 while their R&D team is dedicating themselves to find a permanent solution to make TunesKit M4V Converter for Mac, Audiobook Converter for Mac, Apple Music Converter for Mac fully support iTunes 12.6.1. This workaround is to downgrade iTunes 12.6.1 to 12.6 which can be supported fully by TunesKit.

Detailed Instruction of How to Downgrade iTunes 12.6.1:


(1) Download iTunes 12.6.0.100 from this page: http://www.techspot.com/downloads/71-apple-itunes-for-mac.html, where you can find all previous versions of iTunes in the sidebar.

(2) Open Activity Monitor and kill the process "iTunes-Helper".

a. Open up Finder on your Mac, go to the Applications folder, then the Utilities folder, and the shortcut to open Activity Monitor is right there.

b. Open Activity Monitor>> select iTunes Helper >> Quite



(3) Open Terminal and type: "sudo rm -r /Applications/iTunes.app".

(4) Install iTunes 12.6.0.100.

(5) Disable auto-upgrading in iTunes.

(6) Run TunesKit and you will find TunesKit work perfectly again as it used to do.

About TunesKit DRM Media Converter

TunesKit DRM Media Converter for Mac is an ideal DRM removal tool to help you remove DRM protection from all iTunes videos, including both rented and purchased movies and TV shows. This iTunes DRM Remover is a home edition and for personal use only. With this smart DRM crack software, you can legally and freely strip DRM from any iTunes movies and TV shows at 30X faster speed to MP4, AVI, M4V, MOV, MPG, FLV, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, 3GP, 3G2, SWF, MP3, AAC and other popular video and audio formats with original audio tracks, subtitles and quality preserved. TunesKitiTunes DRM Removal for Windows is also available for PC users.

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