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iTunes gets Blu-ray support?

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 29 Apr 2009 21:14

iTunes gets Blu-ray support? Rumors have been flaring today that the new, upcoming iTunes 8.2 will include Blu-ray support. The evidence, say the reports, is in the new "About iTunes" splash screen.
Currently, Macs do not support BD, and users with external Blu-ray drives need to boot to Windows to use it. If iTunes is allowing ripping and burning of BD however, it could signal that Macs will finally have integrated Blu-ray support and possibly internal drives.

Last year, Apple CEO Steve Jobs infamously called Blu-ray licensing a "bag of hurt," noting it was overly expensive and complicated and that Macs wouldn't be seeing integrated support anytime soon.

Here is the screenshot, via 9to5Mac:

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