A media item whose properties are representative of the other media items in a collection.
- iOS 3.0+
- Mac Catalyst 13.0+
- Media Player
The media items in a collection typically share common property values, owing to how the collection was built. For example, if you build a collection based on a predicate that uses the
MPMedia property, all items in the collection share the same artist name. You can use the
representative property to efficiently obtain values for such common properties—often more efficiently than fetching an item from the