Indeed, it is a Cydia tweak that we’re speaking about resides in the jailbreaking process and the iOS app that lets you do share your iPhone apps, iPad and iPod touch to your Windows computer and from PC to your iDevices without needing to install iTunes to work. The fact that Apple has made iOS 9.1 available, complete with patched vulnerabilities that allowed the Pangu 9 untethered jailbreak solution to be put in place on iOS 9.0/9.0.1/9.0.2. Updated PwnTunes for iOS 9, will definitely need to appease those jailbreak fans for the time being until we hear more about the updating prominent and popular apps and extensions of a jailbreak going forward.
PwnTunes is an extremely popular jailbreak tweak offering which gets a lot of attention, and certainly so. Introduction of PwnTunes was more welcomed by a jailbreak community which sheds of limitation that Apple has placed upon its devices and iTunes. Features set immediately resonated with iOS device owners who looking for the freedom of being able to sync music and files with a simple drag and drop mechanism. Four years later we’re up again running with iOS 9, and a new version of PwnTunes to match.
Music files can be dragged and dropped to import or export them onto a device with PwnTunes for iOS 9 installed. One of best features within PwnTunes for iOS 9 – simply allows you to entirely step away from iTunes if you don’t have access to the Apple software. Not only does this negate the need for iTunes to be a part of the process, but it can also means that music from multiple libraries and computers can be added to the device without any insane synchronization limitations. Capabilities, which also extend beyond just music and music files.
Instead of going through the often convoluted process of backing up and syncing photos and videos, PwnTunes makes it easier to instantly drag and drop photographs and videos from the device to PC, or from a PC directly to the Photos app on iOS device. That ability to easily important export files from the device into specific apps is cetain, but it’s potentially the fact that PwnTunes also turns the phone into a portable hard disk for all file types that is one of the tweak’s lasting unique selling points.
Supported on Windows only, while the PwnTunes tweak is unavailable for the OS X platform. According to the developer, PwnTunes for iOS 9 is compatible with and can run on Windows XP, Vista, 7 and above, but has been known to run into issues when copying files on Windows 8 and possibly Windows 10 as well due to MTP drivers and their compatibility with PwnTunes.
Get PwnTunes for iOS 9 – available right now on the BigBoss repo in Cydia as a very worthwhile $12,99 purchase.
If you haven’t jailbroken iOS 9 yet, you can find the instructions to do so here:
You may also like to check out:
- iOS 9.1 Jailbreak Status Update
- Jailbreak iOS 9, 9.0.2, 9.0.1 With Pangu 9 On iPhone And iPad [Updated]