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Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.8
  • Total Downloads:
    1,863
  • Date Added:
    Jan. 10, 2017
  • Price:
    Free to try; $20.00 to buy
  • File Size:
    14.34MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    0
  • Platform:
    Mac
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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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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.8
  • Fixed erroneous console message "Undefined function Refresh()".
  • Fixed flashing of junk frames immediately following a resize or fullscreen change.
  • Standalone on Windows nows works with Aero's 'auto-snap'.
  • Addressed fullscreen mode state issues under iTunes and in Standalone.
  • Fixed stability issues for the OS X screen saver.
  • Standalone for Windows now only changes the input device volume if below 50%.
  • More console messages when in partial or debug console mode.
  • Aesthetic tweaks to some track animations.
  • For large viewports, UI items now auto-scale up in size (UI.AutoScaleFromHeight).
  • No longer using special key mapping under Winamp.
General
Publisher SoundSpectrum
Publisher web site http://www.soundspectrum.com
Release Date January 10, 2017
Date Added January 10, 2017
Version 3.8
Category
Category MP3 & Audio Software
Subcategory Audio Plugins
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.10/10.11/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 14.34MB
File Name Aeon_380.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,863
Downloads Last Week 0
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Not available
Price $20

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