Nearly a dozen European countries now have access to a key iTunes feature that lets users re-download purchased video content.
iTunes users in 11 countries, including France, Sweden, and Belgium, can now view and re-download movies they bought from Apple. Previously, users in those countries would have needed to back up that file in the event that the device it was on was damaged or stolen.
The full list of countries in this latest batch (per The Next Web) includes Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden. France was reportedly the only one to get re-downloads of purchased TV shows as part of the rollout too.
Besides video content like movies and TV shows, the feature also works with music, music videos, apps, and books -- all purchased through Apple's various digital stores. Apple maintains a list of countries that can use the feature, which remains unavailable for many when it comes to music, TV shows, and movies, which are tied to deals Apple has made with studios.
The expansion is the latest for Apple, which introduced the feature alongside iCloud at its annual developers conference in June 2011. Apple's last big rollout of it outside the U.S. was last July, which, Canada, and about 35 other countries.
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