Student Transforms Painfully Long iTunes License Agreement Into Something Apple Would Be Proud Of



Have you ever attempted to read the whole iTunes Software License Agreement after installation? No, me neither. And there’s one good reason for that: it’s so dull it makes me want to gauge out my eyeballs and smash up my Mac. But one grab student has transformed the endlessly boring body of text into a pain-free masterpiece that even Apple itself would be proud of. 

Gregg Bernstein, who really need to get a better hobby — only joking, Gregg! — has spent some time on making that iTunes License Agreement a whole lot more digestible. It’s a lot prettier, easier to read, easier to search, easier to print, and easier to navigate.

However, according to TUAW, this wasn’t just something Gregg did in his spare time:

For his master’s thesis he went through Apple’s license agreement (all 4,137 words of it) and designed something that looked a lot more clean and beautiful, and actually meant something. Things like how many copies you can make of each item, and what you’re actually agreeing to when you click “Agree” are spelled out much more clearly.

We’ve seen a countless number of iPhone 5 design concepts here at Cult of Mac, and even one for the iPad 3, but this is most definitely the first concept we’ve seen for the iTunes License Agreement. Well done, Gregg!

If you’re listening, Cupertino, please let Gregg redesign your iTunes terms of service.


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