While the software is designed for the latest version of OS X, it can be installed on any Mac with OS X 10.7.5 or later.
The software features a flatter and more modern look.
One of the more interesting changes looks to be a more seamless browsing experience between your library and the iTunes Store. With iTunes 12.0.1, the store is now a part of the music, movies, or TV shows view of a library. Recently added media will now also appear on the top of your library.
The software offers a number of features compatible with Yosemite and iOS 8 like Family Sharing. Users can also take advantage of improved playlist sharing. Finally, the Get Info feature has also been redesigned.