BarTunes - Menu Bar Controller for iTunes
By David Caddy
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BarTunes allows you to control iTunes from your Mac's menu bar.
Quickly view album artwork, play/pause, skip forward and jump back through your music,
with controls right in the menu bar.
• Play/Pause, Next, Previous controls in menu bar (optional)
• View album artwork in menu bar (optional)
• Rate/Get Rating of current song
• Quickly view song, album & artist name
What's New in Version 1.1.2
- Fixes an issue that would prevent iTunes from quitting
Greatness in a small package.
This is a great app for controlling a few basic features of iTunes. When enabled, it puts Previous Track, Play/Pause, Next Track, and album art (optionally) in the task bar. Nice and simple. I think this functionality could be minimally extended by actually fast forwarding or rewinding when we press on the fast forward/next or rewind/previous icons. But, overall great work and kudos to the developer(s).
Does the job.
As the title states, this app does the job. There is no way to change settings such as: button styles, scrolling track info, a way to remove the app logo (don’t want extra unneeded clutter on my menu bar).
I was using You Control iTunes, was a perfect simple app. I bought a new MBP and it looks like the app is no longer supported and isn’t taking new registrations.
I would reccommend adding a prefrences menu with various options.
Great little App, I have wanted this back for a long while and finally found it.
This is awesome app and makes my life more pleasurable and easy as I like music off the machine running in the background, I only wish I could plug in the half star rating.