iPod library access lets your application play a user’s songs, audio books, and audio podcasts. The API design makes basic playback very simple while also supporting advanced searching and playback control.

iPod library access opens up iOS to allow a wide range of music-related enhancements to your application. Here are just a few ideas for what you can do:

Before reading this document, you should already be comfortable with iOS development as described in Start Developing iOS Apps Today (Retired).

iPod Library Access Guide complements Media Player Framework Reference, which you may find helpful to refer to as you read this document.

Organization of This Document

This document includes the following chapters:

See Also

To get the most out of this technology, take advantage of these resources: