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Send any audio from your Mac to AirPort Express units, Apple TVs, iPhones and iPods Touch, and even other Macs and PCs, all in sync! Airfoil for Mac gives you your audio, all around the house.
Alarm Clock 2.4.5
1. Set your alarms once
* Set as many alarms as you want
* Set repeating alarms or one-time alarms
2. Wake up in style
* Wake up to any song, playlist or podcast in your iTunes libaray!
* Wake up peacefully with "easy wake" - a configurable option that slowly increases the volume of your alarm over time
* Can wake your computer from sleep
* You can even hit snooze with your apple remote!
Alarm Clock Pro 9.4.3
Alarm Clock Pro is a fully customizable time management system. Use it to wake up every morning, read you an inspirational quote every hour, time events, set appointment reminders, calculate time differences, and even perform various system functions!
Here are just a few of the features available:
Alarm Check Services - run in the background to automatically relaunch Alarm Clock Pro prior to an alert ringing.
Set hourly, recurring and static alarms.
Create your own custom clock.
Wake your computer from sleep (Mac Only).
Calculate time difference between two dates.
Play a web radio station.
Determine the time in another Time Zone.
Prioritize and organize your task list.
Built-in stop watch.
Built-in kitchen timer.
Open a file or program.
Run a system shell command.
Play an iTunes playlist (as well as other types of Multimedia)
Sleep, Restart, Shutdown or Logout.
Automatically send out e-mails.
Artist and Track to Filename 2.7
Copies track name and/or artist to the track's filename in the Finder. Additionally, you can specify the artist for the track names, or omit the artist entirely.
Hi! I'm a single app that bravely handles all your audio needs - I'm easy to use, but with gobs of advanced features ready to be discovered! I can play your Audio CDs, your MP3s, and your streaming network audio, I can encode, edit, mix, sort and manage, visualize and hypnotize. And now that I'm 3, I can broadcast, record, crossfade, and even hang with your iPod. Best of all, I've got that Panic design - light, simple, and powerful.
AudioSlicer is a Cocoa GUI application that finds all silences in an audio file and allows you to split it into several smaller audio files and to name/tag them properly. For now only MP3 is supported but other audio formats may be added in the future. While most other tools doing this split automatically according to certain criteria, AudioSlicer shows you all silences within a certain range of duration. You can then listen to the silence - well, to the audio before and after the silence really - and then you decide if you want to split there. The splitting is done without loss, there is no decoding and re-encoding of audio data taking place.
Aurora is a free Alarm Clock for your Mac that lets you wake up to your favorite iTunes playlist or any TV or radio channel from EyeTV. Other features include a Sleep Timer, Apple Remote support and the ability to wake your Mac from sleep or from a powered-off state.
ByteController is a small user interface utility for controlling iTunes. ByteController gives you three buttons in your menu bar: Previous Song, Next Song and Play/Pause. Holding the Previous Song and Next Song buttons plays fast forward or rewinds.
ByteController has hot keys for all button actions plus hot keys for controlling volume, and controlling ByteController
Cast Away 2.9.7
Podcast removal scheduler and auto-player for iTunes. Cast Away fills in a gap so far left in iTunes' implementation of Podcasts. It allows for the scheduled removal of podcasts on a per podcast basis. It also features the automatic playing of podcasts.
CD Jacquet 1.9.1
Mac OSX application to make attractive CD covers from iTunes. Really simple, select a track list from iTunes or select the album to display from the Playlist menu.
Welcome to Cog's homepage, a free open source audio player for OS X (10.4 and above). Currently it supports the following formats:
- Ogg Vorbis
- Monkeys Audio
Disc Cover 3.0.6
Imagine neat long rows of beautiful CDs and DVDs on your shelf. Think of the unique labels of your personal style, bright and inspiring music and photo collections. Sure you'd love to enjoy them for years. Now, with Disc Cover decorating your music and video becomes an easy and exciting task.
Disc Cover is a slick and intuitive Mac OS X software to create labels and covers for CDs, DVDs and more. Variety of professionally made designs are just fine for a quick start. The program imports data and images from iTunes, iPhoto, Finder, iDVD and many other sources. You can easily experiment with styles and graphic tools. Disc Cover will fairly serve to bring you more and more design ideas.
With DiscLabel you can create, print, & share CD labels, jewel case inserts, and DVD covers that look truly professional.
Frustrated trying to manage your duplicate tracks and files in iTunes? Of course you are!
iTunes' "Show Duplicates" feature is helpful but you still have to examine every track to determine whether you want to keep or delete the tracks it finds. Smart Playlists are of dubious help and trying to locate all duplicates with them can be tedious as they can quickly crowd your Source list and slow iTunes down.
Now there's Dupin.
Dupin is your iTunes duplicates manager.
EasyWMA allows you to convert wma, wmv audio, asf and ogg vorbis files to aiff, mp3, m4a or wav so that you can play your favorite songs in iTunes or any other player on your Mac. EasyWMA can be helpful if you need to play wma files on your iPod, or if you need to convert files created by your Olympus voice recorder.
Find Album Artwork with Google 2.6
Performs a Google image search using an Album's name with the hope of finding the according album artwork.
Floola is a freeware application to efficiently manage your iPod or your Motorola mobile phone (any model supporting iTunes). It's a standalone application that can be run directly from your iPod and needs no installation under Linux, Mac OS X and Windows (Windows Vista is supported). Floola supports all most common used features including podcasts and smart playlists! Take a look at the feature list to find out what it can do and feel free to suggest anything that might be missing.
Fountain Music 2.3
Fountain music is an iTunes visualization plugin which animates particles to the beat of the music.
An iTunes Visualizer. It's essentially yet another frequency spectrum analyzer. It's pretty customizable, though, and uses a whole bunch of pretty graphical tricks.
G-Force is an audio visualization plug-in for media players and can also visualize auxiliary or "line-in" audio. G-Force features fast anti-aliased effects, millions of possible effect combinations, savable and scriptable effects, video file export capabilities, and unparalleled expandability. G-Force is designed to entertain you on its own, but there are many ways it can be customized and extended.
Google Lyric Search 2.0
Uses the name and artist of the current or selected track as the basis for a search for lyric sites with Google.
HandBrake is an open-source, GPL-licensed, multiplatform, multithreaded video transcoder, available for MacOS X, Linux and Windows.
- Any DVD-like source: VIDEO_TS folder, DVD image or real DVD (unencrypted--protection methods including CSS are not supported internally and must be handled externally with third-party software and libraries), and some .VOB and .TS files
- Most any multimedia file it can get libavformat to read and libavcodec to decode.
- File format: MP4, MKV, AVI or OGM
- Video: MPEG-4, H.264, or Theora (1 or 2 passes or constant quantizer/rate encoding)
- Audio: AAC, MP3, Vorbis or AC-3 pass-through (supports encoding of several audio tracks)
Hear greatly improves audio quality in movies and music throughout all of your Mac OS X applications. With Hear, music is richer, movie sound and dialog is clearer and games will blow you out of your chair.
ID3 Editor 1.16.12
ID3 Editor is a small and simple MP3 tag editor, which offers the ability to edit the most wanted attributes of the ID3 tags in one window. Although iTunes offers a good interface for editing tags, it does have a few important attributes missing, e.g. 'copyright' and 'encoded by' which is where ID3 Editor saves the day. MP3 ID3 tags are used to store important information of a music track, such as the track 'title', track 'number', 'artist', 'album' etc. The information can then be displayed in your favourite MP3 player application or on your portable player such as an iPod, a Walkman or other music hardware.
Can make smart judgement calls about duplicates
Lets you make final judgement calls before removing or deleting anything
Can remove tracks from playlist and/or library relatively fast
Can move files to trash and also trash empty parent folders
iFFmpeg makes it easy to convert media files with FFmpeg for both beginner and experienced users. iFFmpeg is a front end that does all the hard work for you. This way you can use FFmpeg without the knowledge of all the commands.
FFmpeg is a trademark of Fabrice Bellard, originator of the FFmpeg project. The free FFmpeg is a command line tool to convert multimedia files between formats. The command line instructions can be very hard to master/understand.
Who needs a PDA when you have an iPod? Transfer your PIM data to your iPod so it's available whenever you need it; iPDA supports transferring information from Entourage, Stickies, Mail, Address Book and iCal, and web based calendaring systems such as Google Calendar. You can transfer Word, PDF, Pages, RTF and text documents for quick access and reading on the go. You can even download RSS feeds, weather forecasts and news headlines directly to your iPod.
Unlike other iPod copy tools, iPod.iTunes provides real synchronization of MP3, AAC, Protected AAC and Audible tracks and even playlists from your iPod(s) to your Mac(s). iPod.iTunes saves your time because it automatically only copies those tracks which are missing in the iTunes library, excluding duplicates. If you wish, it provides also an option to show a list of tracks which are not in iTunes and to copy only desired tracks from that list.
iRooster, a Mac OS X-only, Cocoa-based application, allows you to quickly and easily create alarms to wake you up in the morning. Create a special playlist in iTunes for waking up, or use any of the pre-existing iTunes playlists: iRooster will play back your Library, smart playlists, and normal playlists too.
iSquint is an iPod video conversion app for Mac OS X.
It's many times faster than QuickTime Pro, works with almost all popular video formats, and it's infinitely free-er.
It's also really easy.
Just drag in your file, and click Start.
You can also choose "TV" or "iPod" size, set your quality, or even go all-out by playing in the Advanced drawer.
On a 1GHz G4, iSquint can convert most video files to iPod-screen-sized videos in realtime.
- Fast MPEG-4 and H.264 conversion from almost every popular video format, from 3GP to XviD.
- QuickTime Pro and DivX codec not required.
- DivX/XviD AVIs, all forms of MPEG video, and many other formats QuickTime chokes on are supported.
- Batch Processing of multiple files. Save in-place, or to a different folder.
- Automatic aspect ratio detection. Anamorphic MPEG-2 and HDV detected too.
- Quality slider. Leave it as is to trust me, mess with it if you know better, or completely ignore it and play with the...
- Advanced settings drawer. Change every aspect of the conversion process.
- Just a few of the supported formats: .mov .mp4 .avi .dv .mpg .vob .3gp .asf .wmv .flv .m4v
iStar Composer 1.21
iStar Composer creates synchronized lyrics on the Mac to export to the iPod and iTunes. iStar Composer finds lyrics, but more importantly allows you to synch them to a song and then allows you to export the synchronized lyrics into a new music file (AAC) that will play/display in iTunes and on the iPod.
iTag is a software which uses the information stored within MP3 files (so called ID3 tags) to rename the files.
The entertainment capital of your world.
With Mac OS X Tiger Apple introduced a convenient way to create your own graphical effects: The Quartz Composer. Sadly by default these could only be used as a screen saver or run in Quicktime.
With iVisualize it is finally possible to run these in iTunes, have them react to your music, and display a lot of song information.
iVisualize comes with 5 visualizations and you can download more or create your own it's up to you.
SRS iWOW is an amazing plug-in for iTunes. SRS iWOW brings premium, studio-quality sound to any Mac notebook or desktop and let's you experience true surround sound, deeper and richer bass, and immersive 3D audio when listening to music or watching movies in iTunes.
JewelCase is a plug-in that turns iTunes into a visual jukebox, displaying each song in a virtual CD jewel case, complete with album cover art, artist and album information... It's just like viewing real CDs in your collection!
Join Together 6.1.2
Join Together automates the process of joining the files of selected iTunes tracks together with QuickTime and exporting them as a single AAC Music or Audiobook file/track. Optionally, under pre-Lion operating systems only, you can create a "chapterized" audio file of the exported AAC file with pointers to the individually joined tracks.
KaraTunes puts all your lyrics data in one single database, letting you save, modify, and search lyrics with an easy-to-use interface. By supporting the LRC lyrics format, KaraTunes now allows you to view lyrics synchronized with your songs.
KaraTunes can automatically search and display the lyrics of the song being played by iTunes.
KaraTunes automatically looks for lyrics online with the built-in Leo's Lyrics client.
You can easily upload lyrics to your iPod as notes and organize them by artist or album.
KaraTunes supports the LRC format, a lyrics format which can synchronize lyrics with songs. Now you can listen to your songs and watch the lyrics, karaoke-style! With the LRC Editor, you can easily add LRC data to your songs.
With the Last.fm software, the tracks you listen to on your computer will be "scrobbled" to your musical profile so you can share and compare your music taste with friends. Also, listen to personalised radio streams, recommend music to friends and discover new music - all from your desktop.
LED Spectrum Analyser 3.0.1
It creates a spectrum analyser display in the style of a typical hi-fi system, using bargraph displays that emulate LEDs or similar electronic display technology. The bargraphs can show linear or logarithmic levels, and also the peak value of the signal in a number of frequency bands per audio channel. In addition it can show the overall level on a pair of VU (Volume Unit) bargraph meters. Numerous options are included to make a colourful and interesting display
MacAmp Lite X 1.3
MacAmp Lite X was a great little MP3 (and more) player for OS X. Now, it's dead, but it lives on here for free.
Max is an application for creating high-quality audio files in various formats, from compact discs or files.
When extracting audio from compact discs, Max uses the error-correcting power of cdparanoia to ensure the true sound of your CD is faithfully extracted.
Once the audio is extracted, Max can generate audio in over 20 compressed and uncompressed formats including MP3, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, AAC, Apple Lossless, Monkey's Audio, Speex, AIFF, and WAVE.
If you would like to convert your audio from one format to another, Max can read and write audio files in over 20 compressed and uncompressed formats. For many popular formats the artist and album metadata is transferred seamlessly between the old and new files.
Max leverages open source components and the resources of Mac OS X to provide extremely high-quality output. For example, MP3 encoding is accomplished with LAME, Ogg Vorbis encoding with libVorbis, FLAC encoding with libFLAC, and AAC and Apple Lossless encoding with Core Audio. Many PCM conversions are also possible using Core Audio and libsndfile.
Media Rage 3.4.8
Media Rage is a collection of tools for audio enthusiasts with a Macintosh using Mac OS X. Media Rage can edit information stored in MP3, AAC, and Ogg Vorbis audio files in an easy and powerful manner. Media Rage can assist you in cataloging, organizing, sorting, and updating thousands of audio files with ease.
Using innovative techniques, MPFreaker quickly searches the internet to find out which album your song belongs to, the year your song was released, the genre, track numbers, even album cover artwork and lyrics. In seconds, all of this information is automatically added directly into your song files.
MP3 Scan+Repair 1.2
Check and repair your MP3 audio files. Some of your audio players might be picky or play choppy sound. Scan and fix all your MP3 files for best performance! And it's free, too!
GUI frontend for
MP3 Trimmer 2.9.6
With MP3 Trimmer you can edit your MP3 files - fast and easy - without re-encoding. Select an in-point and out-point and save it as new MP3 file with exactly the same audio quality as the original! Fast & easy! You may even add a smooth fade-in or fade-out to your new file, to eliminate abrupt beginnings or endings. Your original MP3 file is always left intact.
Music Box is an handy database for your music files. If you have a large collection of them, it will help you to organize and keep them in order:
- Find on which CD or DVD you stored your tracks in a split second.
- Organize your tracks into as many categories and subcategories as you need.
- Read and edit the meta data information of the tracks (e.g. ID3 tags, iTunes AAC tags...). Music Box supports several formats: MP3, AAC, MP4, Ogg Vorbis, Monkey's Audio, FLAC.
- Identify unknown songs through the integrated MusicBrainz support.
- Search for related titles on international Amazon sites or on CDDB.
- Export your data in HTML, text or XML format.
- Tracks can be grouped by artist, album, genre, volume or category.
MyTunesRSS allows you to access the music and videos from your iTunes library or any simple watch folder over a local network or even the internet. You can access your music from all over the world using a simple web browser. The user interface lets you search for titles for browse your whole library by album, artist or genre. You can access your iTunes playlists or create new ones directly in MyTunesRSS.
Never miss a hot track again. Peel is an MP3 blog reader and player rolled into one. Subscribe and stream music the minute it becomes available!
So, what are MP3 blogs?
They are also known as musicblogs or audioblogs and have become increasingly popular since the beginning of 2003. According to Wikipedia an MP3 blog is a type of weblog in which the creator makes music files, normally in the MP3 format, available for download.
Play is an application for playing and managing audio files.
Play currently supports playback of FLAC, Ogg Vorbis, Musepack, WavPack, Monkey's Audio, AAC, Apple Lossless, MP3 and various other audio file formats.
For lossless formats such as FLAC and WavPack, and for Ogg Vorbis and specially-tagged MP3 files, Play supports gapless playback allowing sample-accurate audio reproduction.
PowerTunes allows iTunes users to create multiple libraries, organize their music among multiple music folders, and share music and libraries between multiple users on a machine.
In addition to simply creating and keeping track of your libraries, PowerTunes also offers many additional features to help organize your music. Users can copy music back and forth between their libraries while maintaining all their ratings, play counts, and other information stored in iTunes. This allows libraries to be split up into smaller ones, or merged together into larger ones.
Need to recover music, playlists, or videos from your iPod or iPhone? Look no further! With Senuti, you can recreate your iTunes music library in just one click.
iTunes is the best music player available, but don't you wish you could control it without interrupting your task at hand? Wish no more. SizzlingKeys lets you play, pause, rate songs and more, using hotkeys you define via an intuitive Preference Pane plug-in.
Songbird is an open-source customizable music player that's under active development. We're working on creating a non-proprietary, cross platform, extensible tool that will help enable new ways to playback, manage, and discover music.
Spark is a hotkey manager for simple and powerful keyboard short cuts. You can create short cuts to start an application, to open a document, to control iTunes, carry out AppleScript... It allows you to pass from one application to another without ever having to move the mouse.
Switch is a sound file format converter for Windows or Mac. Convert audio files from many different file formats into mp3, wav or wma. For example convert wav to mp3, mp3 to wav, wma to mp3 or many other formats. Just add the files you want to convert, select the output format, and then click convert.
Switch is not simply a mp3 converter, it is the most comprehensive and stable audio file converter around. With Switch you can convert your sound files into the formats you need to compress for storage, create ringtones, add to a presentation, listen on your portable device and much more. In fact, the possibilities are endless using this powerful audio converter.
Super Remove Dead Tracks 3.2
Surveys iTunes for tracks whose files are no longer available (as indicated by a "!" next to their names) and removes them. Any playlists that subsequently contain no tracks will then be deleted. Progress is displayed every 500 tracks.
Synergy is a tiny Cocoa application for Mac OS X that puts three buttons to control iTunes in your menubar: previous track, next track, and play/pause; as well as providing you with visual feedback about the currently playing tune. Synergy can even automatically download and display the cover of the currently playing album. The Synergy controls, together with the ability to control iTunes via system-wide Hot Key combinations, mean that Synergy provides the fastest way of skipping between songs when using the keyboard or the mouse; all this without having to switch to iTunes, or access its Dock menu.
TriTag helps you to get a clear MP3 collection by either creating a new filename out of the ID3Tag or filling the metatags using the information found in the filename using a user defined pattern - easy due to a pattern builder. The first mode also allows you to create a unique directory structure (artist/album/) similar to the one generated by iTunes "Consolidate library". Searches the FreeDB database if neither the filename nor the tag contains correct information.
ViddyUp! makes moving your video clips to iPod a cinch! Just drag your clips to the ViddyUp! window, tweak a setting or two (if you want), then let ViddyUp! get to work. iPod-compatible versions of each clip show up in a special playlist in iTunes, ready for you to synchronize with your iPod. ViddyUp! is faster than QuickTime Pro's Movie to iPod (320x240) option, easily handles dozens of files with its batch processing mode, and even works with MPEG muxed audio. And with the Custom settings option, it's not just for iPod. Create MPEG-4 and H.264 files for iPod, iTunes, Podcasts or the Web. It's up to you.
Volcano Kit iTunes Visualizer 1.1
Analyzes the frequency/amplitude information in your music as a basis to create a rich, information based visual environment. Allows you to control the number and responsiveness of the bands shown. Also displays info on currently playing track at all times.
Vox is a little and simple music player for Mac OS X with support for many file types, including FLAC, MP3, AAC, Musepack, Monkey's Audio, OGG Vorbis, Apple Lossless, AIFF, WAV, IT, MOD, XM, Games Music and many others. Includes numerous effects like Equalizer, Reverb, Time Stretch, Pitch Shift, Echo. Moreover, all supported files can be exported to AAC+, Apple Lossless, WAV and other formats with enabled effects.
WhiteCap is a real-time music visualization plug-in for media players and can also visualize auxiliary or "line-in" audio. WhiteCap features more than 190 effects, a morphing slideshow, savable and scriptable effects, video file export capabilities, control over specific effects, and expandability. WhiteCap is designed to be visually engaging and extremely dynamic while allowing you to customize, control, and script it.
Xiph QuickTime Components (XiphQT) is, in short, the solution for Mac and Windows users who want to use Xiph formats in any QuickTime-based application, e.g. playing Ogg Vorbis in iTunes or producing Ogg Theora with iMovie.
X Lossless Decoder 20120120
X Lossless Decoder(XLD) is a tool for Mac OS X that is able to decode/convert/play various 'lossless' audio files. The supported audio files can be split into some tracks with cue sheet when decoding. It works on Mac OS X 10.3 and later.
XLD supports the following formats:
- (Ogg) FLAC (.flac/.ogg)
- Monkey's Audio (.ape)
- Wavpack (.wv)
- TTA (.tta)
- Apple Lossless (.m4a) [10.4 and later]
- AIFF, WAV, etc
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