iTunes 12.2 brings Apple Music to the desktop
July 1, 2015 – 07:00 | No Comment
iTunes 12.2 brings Apple Music to the desktop

Apple has released iTunes 12.2, bringing Apple Music and the new Beats 1 radio station to OS X and Windows.
Additions include the new Connect, a sort-of social networking service where artists share “thoughts, photos, music …

Find similar audio files with MediaPurge
June 27, 2015 – 07:44 | No Comment
Find similar audio files with MediaPurge

Building a media collection is much more fun than organising it, and no matter how good your intentions, it’s all too easy to end up having to navigate a scattered mess of audio and video …

Turn videos into self-playing EXEs with Audio/Video to EXE
March 7, 2015 – 10:14 | Comments Off
Turn videos into self-playing EXEs with Audio/Video to EXE

When creating media files to share with others, it’s normally best to save them in a standard format, maybe MP3 or MP4, something you know just about everything in the world can play.
Audio/Video to EXE …

Dub Music Player + Equalizer is a great-looking Android audio player
November 6, 2014 – 09:07 | Comments Off
Dub Music Player + Equalizer is a great-looking Android audio player

There are a huge number of Android music players around, most of them competing for your attention with their vast and ever-extending lists of features. That’s great news if you’ll use all their functionality, but …

iTunes 12.0 unveils radical new redesign, promises simpler playlist editing
October 17, 2014 – 07:22 | Comments Off
iTunes 12.0 unveils radical new redesign, promises simpler playlist editing

To coincide with the release of OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Apple has unveiled iTunes 12.0.1, the first major release of its media manager and player for almost two years.
The new release debuts a flatter, more …

Plane9 is a fun music visualiser/ screensaver
September 22, 2014 – 06:05 | Comments Off
Plane9 is a fun music visualiser/ screensaver

Most big-name audio players come with a few visualisations to liven up playback. Right-click inside Windows Media Player, click Visualisations, and you can have it display swirling clouds, spectrum-type bars, psychedelic ripples and space flight …

Find out more about your favourite artists with Song Buddy
September 2, 2014 – 06:51 | Comments Off
Find out more about your favourite artists with Song Buddy

Some music players are smart. Not only will they play your tracks, but they’ll try to tell you more about them, perhaps downloading and displaying the lyrics.
Windows Media Player and iTunes aren’t quite so clever, …

Download Ninja is a fast, flexible and free download manager
August 2, 2014 – 08:22 | Comments Off
Download Ninja is a fast, flexible and free download manager

Downloading files is easy – click a link, click “Save”, usually – and if you need more features then most browsers have a range of free add-ons which can help.
But for real power there’s no …

Need to take control of your Android mobile’s files? Tomi File Manager is just the ticket.
July 21, 2014 – 13:34 | Comments Off
Need to take control of your Android mobile’s files? Tomi File Manager is just the ticket.

Ever struggled to find a particular file on your Android mobile? Wish you could exert more control over your photos and other media, or uninstall more than one app at once? You need a file …

iTunes 11.3 delivers new iTunes Extras for HD movies on Mac and Apple TV
July 10, 2014 – 13:33 | Comments Off
iTunes 11.3 delivers new iTunes Extras for HD movies on Mac and Apple TV

Apple has rolled out iTunes 11.3, the latest update to its popular media tool for Mac and Windows. Version 11.3, which is also available as a separate 64-bit build for Windows, extends its iTunes Extras …

Media Browser offers a great media streaming solution for shared households
July 1, 2014 – 14:41 | Comments Off
Media Browser offers a great media streaming solution for shared households

In recent years there has been a lot of love shown for Plex, the slick and frankly brilliant media sharing solution that encompasses just about any platform. But it’s not the only media server in …