aTunes

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
3.2
out of 16 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.0.1
  • Total Downloads:
    24,988
  • Date Added:
    August 20, 2010
  • File Size:
    35.42MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    12
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista

Editors' Review

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When we tested aTunes, the fast installation was followed by shockingly sluggish tree navigation, required to add our song library. Fortunately, the subsequent scan was flawless, handling 7,500 tracks in about 10 minutes. So in music terms, the show started off with some bad feedback, but then aTunes really got rockin'.

The tabbed interface keeps the various panes from getting too cluttered, managing both primary and secondary information elegantly. Icons just below the Menubar let users hide the AudioScrobbler, the Navigator, and the Song properties windows, which makes the UI far more customizable than it might seem. The impressively useful AudioScrobbler pane surfaces nearly all secondary song information, making it easier to discover an artist's biographical details, using tabs to prevent clutter and keep track lists and song lyrics organized. Built-in links encourage discovery of similar songs and related videos on YouTube.

aTunes comes with 27 skins, has built-in Last.fm and various other Internet radio station support, and has decent podcast-catching abilities. Customization via Preferences can change the layout to multiple windows, and Tooltips, Smart Sorting, and even the tabs themselves can be deactivated. Metatag editing and autotagging work well, and we liked the Favorites feature, which creates an automatic playlist of your songs, albums, and artists tagged as such.

There is room for improvement. MP3 player support exists, but only on portable devices that behave like external hard drives. Those that utilize fancy firmware--like the iPod--get ignored. Also, Linux and Mac users might find the installation to be too much work, with various components not bundled into the executable. aTunes would benefit from search-as-you-type, too. Even with those problems, though, aTunes doesn't miss a beat and is easily one of the best jukeboxes around.

 
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  • 5 stars

    "Awesome Media Jukebox"

    September 13, 2011   |   By Rulandas

    Version: aTunes 2.0.1

    Pros

    Seems good to me. The feature that made me like this jukebox more then others is showing the lyrics of the song being played... thats awesome idea. also plays much more formats then some ******* piece of **** software that it looks alike...

    Cons

    you would always want something more

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  • 1 stars

    "May be great for Apples, not my Vista machine"

    October 06, 2010   |   By Shery P

    Version: aTunes 2.0.1

    Pros

    It allows you to use your iPod and iPhone

    Cons

    When I UPGRADE, I have a mess to clean up. I wish there were an alternative to this piece of junk. It finally upgrades iTunes, then QT must be uninstalled-reinstalled. It is a resource hog, it syncs stuff already on, it doesn't delete from my iPhone

    Summary

    Impossible

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    Full Specifications

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    General
    Publisher aTunes
    Publisher web site http://www.atunes.org/
    Release Date August 20, 2010
    Date Added August 20, 2010
    Version 2.0.1
    Category
    Category MP3 & Audio Software
    Subcategory Rippers & Converting Software
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows 2000
    Additional Requirements None
    Download Information
    File Size 35.42MB
    File Name aTunes_3.1.2_installer.exe
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 24,988
    Downloads Last Week 12
    Pricing
    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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