Ben Dodson

Freelance iPhone & iPad Developer

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iTunes Artwork Finder

This project started out as a simple tool for using the iTunes Search API to download 600x600px artwork for TV shows. However, it became a lot more popular than I expected and requests were made to add movie and iBook artwork. I've added these in addition to incorporating album artwork and app icons from the App Store.

To find artwork, simply type the name below and choose the media type and country from the dropdowns.

I've included two links at the top of each piece of artwork; standard resolution and high resolution. The standard resolution will generally be 600x600px and is the size that is displayed inline. The high resolution can be anything; I've found instances of movie artwork at 1600x2400px and TV shows up to 2400x2400px. However, the high resolution does not always work, particularly for iBooks, Movies, and Albums (albums are now working thanks to a tip from John Leustek). It seems to depend on the country and studio involved but you generally need a special key to get that high res artwork and you can only get that key by purchasing something from iTunes (and then it only lasts a short while). With app icons, there is only one artwork link (click on the icon). It will either be 512px square or 1024px square depending on how recently the app developer released or updated the app.

Some movies weren't being found even though they could be viewed in iTunes. To fix this, copy the URL from iTunes and paste the numbers after 'id' into the 'Apple ID (Movies)' section. For example, if the iTunes URL is https://itunes.apple.com/gb/movie/harry-potter-philosophers/id314918278 you would put 314918278 as the id (the country must be correct as well for this to work).

This tool is provided completely free of charge. If you found it useful, please consider downloading WallaBee, my free iOS collecting and trading game.

IMPORTANT: This website gets artwork directly from iTunes. If the film / TV show you are looking for is not available on iTunes (i.e. it's a film that hasn't been released yet or is a network exclusive like a Netflix show) then you won't find it here. Please do not email me asking to add extra artwork as it doesn't work that way - this is just a quick way of getting artwork from iTunes.

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