An average person who likes to listen to music is unlikely to have a collection that has 25,000 tracks, on the contrary there are countless fans out there who might scoff at this limit. There have been calls on Apple to raise the matching limits for Apply Music library and iTunes Match. It appears that the change has been made for good as the match limit rises to 100,000 tracks.
It’s not that this has come out of the blue. Prior to the official launch of Apple Music earlier this year Eddy Cue had revealed via Twitter that work was underway to raise the matching limit from 25,000 to 100,000 before iOS 9 arrives.
Apple released iOS 9 to compatible devices in September 2016 however at that time there was no update on the match limit raise. Cue subsequently said that Apple was “definitely working on it,” despite having given the timeframe that it would go live before then end of this year.
Now though the change has finally been made. Apple has increased the iTunes Match and Apple Music library matching limits from 25,000 to 100,000 tracks, this should eliminate the need for uploading tracks for millions of people across the globe who use this Apple service.
Despite a confirmation being issued by Eddy Cue, Apple hasn’t update its support page on the web site to reflect that this change has now been made.