Aeon for Mac

Aeon for Mac

Download Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
3.0
out of 1 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.7.1
  • Total Downloads:
    1,618
  • Date Added:
    Dec. 12, 2014
  • Price:
    Free to try; $20.00 to buy
  • File Size:
    14.55MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    5
  • Platform:
    Mac
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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Aeon for Mac incorporates a new visualizer into some of the most popular media players, including iTunes. Like others of its kind, this premium extension presents you with abstract graphics and animations that react to the tempo of the music that is playing. What sets Aeon apart is the underlying hardware acceleration that improves the performance on slower machines.

Since it integrates with iTunes, Aeon for Mac will ask during installation for your administrative password. The demo version we tried does not come with a standalone app. Instead, it has to be activated via the View menu in iTunes. We tested the visualizer on a MacBook with integrated graphics and saw no distortions or stuttering. The animations are pleasing, but most of the transitions are somewhat abrupt, and each following visualization has little or nothing to do with the previous one, thus breaking the sense of continuity. The extension utterly lacks customizable settings.

If you like watching computer-generated graphics while enjoying your music, you will like Aeon for Mac. The ability of the visualizer to respond to the music's tempo helps to immerse you even more into the whole media experience. Don't expect it to be flawless, though.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of Aeon for Mac 3.5.5.

 
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User Reviews
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3 stars

"Beautiful, stunning and expensive"

December 13, 2010  |  By wallstreetsucks

 |  Version: Aeon 1.0

Pros

Overpriced, upgrade system.

Cons

Visually stunning, very original.

Summary

As with all of SoundSpectrum's visualizers, Aeon is a feast for the eyes. Colorful, smooth, and overall, a pleasing visual experience. But, the folks at SoundSpectrum really need to cut the price of their products, or at least have a much better and cheaper upgrade system. My rating for the visualizer itself: 5 --Rating for the price: 1.
Hence the 3 star rating overall.

Updated on Dec 13, 2010

Oops. I mixed up the pros and cons. :)

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.7.1
  • Frames are now synchronized with the display device to prevent frame tearing.
  • Now supporting VirtualDJ on Windows.
  • Now only supporting 10.6 and later on OS X.
General
Publisher SoundSpectrum
Publisher web site http://soundspectrum.com
Release Date December 12, 2014
Date Added December 12, 2014
Version 3.7.1
Category
Category MP3 & Audio Software
Subcategory Audio Plugins
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.4, Mac OS X 10.5, Mac OS X 10.7, Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.9, Mac OS X 10.8, Mac OS X 10.6
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 14.55MB
File Name Aeon_371.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,618
Downloads Last Week 5
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Not available
Price $20

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