Snowtape for Mac

Snowtape for Mac

Average User Rating:
3.4
out of 12 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.1
  • Total Downloads:
    5,476
  • Date Added:
    July 30, 2012
  • File Size:
    8.54MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    3
  • Operating Systems:
    Mac OS X 10.6 Intel/10.7/10.8

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  • 1 stars

    "Had to delete 2.1 and replace it with version 2.0.9"

    August 18, 2012   |   By Adrian Vogel

    Version: Snowtape 2.1

    Pros

    cannot think of any

    Cons

    I had to delete version 2.1 as it advertised a promo every 2 minutes or so

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  • 4 stars

    "Works well, functional"

    August 14, 2012   |   By mortte0

    Version: Snowtape 2.1

    Pros

    After initial problems with earlier versions Snowtape has become a most reliable streaming radio application. Instant playback and recording using system wide hotkeys work well.

    Cons

    Slightly dated interface.

    Summary

    Well worth considering if you're looking for this type of software.

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    Full Specifications

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    What's new in version 2.1
    The first thing I did is stop compiling for 32bit architectures like the first Intel-Macs, because Mountain Lion is only running on 64bit architectures anyway, which means less to download. Then I replaced the old-style code signing with Developer ID, which works in conjunction with the new Gatekeeper security mechanism. I also removed support for Growl Notifications to replace it with support for the new Notification Center in 10.8. Growl has been the source of problems in the past and I am taking this opportunity to remove the dependency on a what seems to be an unreliable 3rd party product. Another thing I had to remove is built-in support for AirPlay. Snowtape's implementation was build on reverse-engineered algorithms and deprecated cipher algorithms, which made the feature flaky and best and sometimes quite unreliable. I was also incompatible with a lot of 3rd party devices. The good news is that Mountain Lion comes with system wide built-in support for AirPlay. All you have to do is switch the audio output device in Sound preferences to the AirPlay enabled audio device of your choosing. I also went over the code and replaced deprecated functions with new and modern implementations and were also able to improve reliability and performance a bit.
    General
    Publisher Vemedio
    Publisher web site http://www.vemedio.net/goto/vemedio_uploadcom
    Release Date July 30, 2012
    Date Added July 30, 2012
    Version 2.1
    Category
    Category MP3 & Audio Software
    Subcategory Streaming Audio Software
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.8, Mac OS X 10.7, Mac OS X 10.6 Intel
    Additional Requirements None
    Download Information
    File Size 8.54MB
    File Name Snowtape-2.1-1076.dmg
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 5,476
    Downloads Last Week 3
    Pricing
    License Model Free to try
    Limitations Not available
    Price $29

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