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You seem to lack experience with various media players

Why thank you for your judgment. thumb.gif
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Is it just me or is the iTunes interface getting more Zune-ish? Not that I mind, I always thought that the Zune software was better looking than iTunes, easier to navigate, and a smoother experience.
I'm downloading this new update when I get home. I've all but abandoned using iTunes and loathe having to sync my iPod since it always is a massive pain. The drag and dropping of albums, songs, and artists in the Zune software was just so much easier. Hopefully this update is leaner and faster like they claim. And hopefully it finally causes iTunes to stop completely wiping my iPod every time I try to load new music on it.

On itunes, if you click on your ipod summary, there is a box that says "manually manage music and videos" no more syncing. It'll be a drag and drop method
Edited by SalisburySteak - 11/29/12 at 11:02pm
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They had the opportunity to give it a good logo, but no, they made it a cheesy faux glass button.
    
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Finally "play next". Better late than never.
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Does it have Spotify? Nope.
I'll pass then.


Best thing Apple has done recently is make it so I can update my iPhone and iPad without having to have iTunes installed on my computer. And unless they add streaming I don't plan on installing it anytime soon.
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I like the speed but now I have to get used to the lacking side bar.

View > Show Sidebar.
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post #47 of 113
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Finally "play next". Better late than never.

You do realise if you use iTunes DJ this feature has been in iTunes for years right?
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Do you have any idea what you're talking about? That was rude, please understand that OCN is inundated with mindless Apple hate and I am at critical mass with dealing with peoples' stupidity.
You're right about it being a port, that's for sure, but 5 useless programs?
1. Quicktime is it's own media player, it's both a foundation and an interface and everything that runs in iTunes is based off of this.
2. Bonjour is a zero configuration protocol that has many uses. For iTunes, it manages it's home sharing feature without relying on users to manually configure.
3. Apple Mobile Device Driver is what supports a proprietary networking over usb protocol used to sync with portable devices. Why proprietary? Wifi sync.
4. Apple Software Update goes without saying, average users dont' think to update manually and will only do so when prompted. Why isn't it integrated into iTunes? Because there's more than one piece of software that it'll work with; you should be able to update bonjour without having iTunes installed.
5. Apple Application Support is the integration framework used by Quicktime for accessing codecs and whatnot, since Quicktime doesn't function like any other media player on the platform.
Another tunnel vision approach to a topic based solely off of one's own experience with complete disregard to the fact that you are not the only person alive. But then again, this is OCN. rolleyes.gif

Yes. 5 Useless programs that run on startup and take process threads. His point still stands.
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I've always used iTunes. Primarily because it was the best Audio player on OSX. Years ago, when I switched to Windows, I kept it (though didn't like it as much as the OS X version.) I'm DL'ing this now, hopefully everything goes well.

I've tried every media player under the sun, and for a time was closely keeping an eye on Songbir'ds development, until they sold out and left all of their developers in the dust. Foobar is great, but ugly and a pain in the ass to skin. I guess, perhaps, I'll still with iTunes.
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Can't WinAMP sync to an iPhone? I thought it could to an iPod.

Eitherway, iTunes is a horrible player, horrible service and horribly locked down like all Apple related crap.
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