Following today’s iBooks update, Apple has released iTunes 10.5.3, which adds support for syncing textbooks to iPad. The download weighs in at 107 MB and the install takes an additional 257 MB, according to 9to5Mac. Head over to the iTunes download page here to download the update. Software Update should detect it soon, so you can wait for that if you wish.
The full changelog for iTunes 10.5.3 is available after the break.
What’s new in iTunes 10.5.3
iTunes 10.5.3 allows you to sync interactive iBooks textbooks to your iPad. These Multi-Touch textbooks are available for purchase from the iTunes Store on your Mac or from the iBookstore included with iBooks 2 on your iPad.
iBooks textbooks are created with iBooks Author — now available as a free download on the Mac App Store
For information on the security content of this update, please visit: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222