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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 1.2

- Fixes for newer versions of iTunes and OS X 10.11
- Added ability to "love" a track when using newer versions of iTunes (12.4.1+)


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Customer Reviews

Perfect menu bar iTunes controller

Great little app for controlling iTunes. I started out only using the play/pause, next, and back buttons but have also gotten used to having the additional controls just a click away in the menu bar. Well done!

Simple, yet effective

Love the ability to rate songs from any desktop without having to navigate back to iTunes. Simple, yet effective. It could be taken to the next level with a keyboard shortcut to access the menu allowing the ability to rate songs without mouse interaction.

It's alright

YouControl Tunes has major licensing issues since its "company" doesn't exist anymore and I'm tired of figuring out how to fix it everytime I update anything.

This kinda does the same thing. It has no ticker for the song name or customizeable icons though. It does display the album cover art inline which is neat.

This actually crashes MORE than YouControl Tunes did in El Capitan though haha.

BarTunes - Menu Bar Controller for iTunes
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  • Free
  • Category: Music
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.2
  • Size: 1.1 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: OS X 10.6 or later, 64-bit processor

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