Getting Started

Learn the basics about iTunes Connect and movies delivery.

iTunes Connect Movies User Guide

How to setup, deliver, and manage your movie content.

Working with iTunes

Learn about our affiliate program, tools like Link Maker and Banner Builder, badge art, and more.

Apple TV Channels User Guide

Get started with Apple TV channels requirements, task checklist, documentation, and tool resources.

Preparing Your Movies

Detailed instructions for creating and preparing your movies.

iTunes Package Film Specification

How to use XML specifications for film content.

iTunes Store Movies Style Guide

How to prepare your movie content. Includes data standards, conventions, and style requirements.

iTunes Video and Audio Asset Guide

How to create and deliver music, TV, and film assets.

iTunes Closed Captioning Testing Guide

How to avoid problems when you deliver movies with closed captioning.

iTunes Multiple Language Support

Learn how to create movies with multi-language support.

iTunes Extras Package Specification

Additional formatting and delivery information for movies with iTunes Extras.

iTunes Extras Best Practices Guide

Best practices on creating and delivering iTunes Extras.

iTunes Package Film Specification Addendum: Film Ratings

Additional rating information for movies.

Delivering Your Movies

Detailed instructions for delivering your movies.

Transporter User Guide

How to deliver large movie catalogs to iTunes using Transporter.

iTunes Store Package Specification Schema Validation Guide

How to validate metadata XML files using iTunes Relax NG schemas.

Movies Cover Art Guide

How to create and submit cover artwork to the iTunes Store.

Movies Fullscreen Artwork Guidelines

How to create and submit fullscreen artwork to the iTunes Store.

Movies Banner Artwork Guidelines

How to create and submit banner artwork to the iTunes Store.

Movies Promotional Artwork Guidelines

How to create and submit promotional artwork to the iTunes Store.

Parallax Previewer User Guide

Parallax Previewer is a tool for previewing layered images created for Apple TV.

Artwork Specifications

How to create and submit artwork for Apple TV.

Using iTunes Connect

Tips and guides to get the most out of iTunes Connect and how to manage your movies.

iTunes Connect Payments and Financial Reports Guide

How to read the reports and get the most out of them.

iTunes Connect Sales and Trends Guide

How to use Sales and Trends to see how your movies are doing.

Reporter User Guide

How to use Reporter to download your reports.

Apple TV Channels

Learn the basics about Apple TV channels.

Apple TV Channels User Guide

Get started with Apple TV channels requirements, task checklist, documentation, and tool resources.

Artwork Specifications

How to create and submit artwork for Apple TV.

UMC Catalog Data Interface Specification

The requirements for interfacing catalog data with the UMC Data Ingest Service.

UMC Availability Data Interface Specification

The requirements for availability data through the Universal Media Catalog (UMC) Data Ingest Service.

UMC Standards and Style Guide

Specifications for formatting your metadata and artwork for the Universal Media Catalog (UMC) Data Ingest Service.

UMC Partner Manifest Data Interface Specification

Specifications for the configurations for catalogs and availability services to deliver through the Universal Media Catalog (UMC) Data Ingest Service.

Subscription Video Asset Specifications

Requirements for the delivery of subscription content assets and examples of XML delivery.

UMC Catalog Subscription Video Addendum

Specifications for formatting your UMC Catalog Data and Art requirements.

Pre-Roll and Post-Roll Video Specification

How to deliver videos that play before or after your subscription video content.  

Validation and Sample Feeds

Download the ZIP file with XML schemas to validate your Catalog Feed, Availability Feed, and Partner Manifest, including their respective sample feeds.