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Take Five

By The Iconfactory

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Your music can only wait so long!

Life is full of interruptions. How many times have you realized that your earbuds are silent because you’d forgotten to un-pause your iPod? Take Five is a simple utility that automatically fades your music back in after 5 minutes.

Never again let a call from your Mom, lolcat videos or visits from your boss put your music on permanent pause. Silence is not golden.

• Launch the app to start pausing your tunes for 5 minutes
• Quickly change pause time from seconds up to 30 minutes
• Easily tap to pause anytime throughout the day
• Instantly resume music by sliding timer to 0
• Soft fade in when audio restarts
• View album art and single tap to access playlists
• Handy playback controls to navigate your playlists
• Works great with remote clicker on standard earbuds

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Customer Reviews

Does just what it promises to do

This is a Godsend. I listen to my iPhone at my desk, but I'm constantly interrupted by co-workers and the phone. (Darn that work!) But then I forget to turn it back on, only to be jolted when my wireless headphones turn off automatically and blast static in my ears at high volume. Take Five is a nice alternative because it gently eases me back into the music automatically, but at an interval I control.

The only thing I wish it did that it doesn't (yet) do is to offer the same pause/auto-unpause control of podcasts. For some reason, the only playlists available are music, but no podcasts. I know I'm a geek who listens to people talking instead of cool music, but is there any way to accommodate this poor geek?

No More Listening to Silence, Unintentionally

I'm always getting interrupted at work and have to pause my music. Now I have a quick and simple way to pause it with auto resume. Simple and to the point.

Note: you don't need to start the music from within the app (as noted in another review). You can start the music in the iPod/Music app and then launch this app just to pause it. If music is playing when you launch the app it will automatically pause for 5 minutes.

Beautiful Little Utility

Take Five does a great job at what it claims to do. Ever pause your music and forget to resume playing it? This app will automatically resume your music so you're not sitting there listening to silence.

It's beautiful, simple, has access to my playlists, and allows me to not only pause, but go to the previous or next song as well. Functions as a wonderful supplement to the iPod app.

Take Five
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  • $0.99
  • Category: Utilities
  • Released:
  • Version: 1.0
  • Size: 5.7 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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