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Peel is an MP3 blog reader and player rolled into one. Subscribe and stream music the minute it becomes available! Never miss a hot track again.

So, what are MP3 blogs? They are also known as musicblogs or audioblogs and have become increasingly popular since the beginning of 2003. According to Wikipedia an MP3 blog is a type of weblog in which the creator makes music files, normally in the MP3 format, available for download.

Subscribe to blogs around the Web and get notified when new music becomes available. Download and add your favorite music directly to iTunes with a click of a button.

What's New

Version 2.0:
  • Peel 2 is a near-total rewrite, has a brand new interface, over 20 new features and is way faster. For more information regarding some of the biggest new features head over to getpeel.com.

Requirements

Mac OS X 10.5 or later

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shishcabob30 Member IconComment+3
shishcabob30
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I downloaded this app with high expectations of its capabilities. I am running 10.5.2 on an Ibook g4 1.42ghz with 1.5 gb of ram. At any given time Peel would be taking up 1 gb of real ram. This slowed down my computer considerably. I don't see how it would need to be such a memory hog. While the app is amazing it needs some serious optimization.

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Version 1.0.7
dotMacX
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I agree.

Not only does it use tons of RAM, but also CPU and the worst offender: hard disk space.

Just refreshing my 10-12 blogs causes Peel to use 1GB+ of HD space that I can only recover by rebooting. It gets even worse when you start listening to songs.

It's a bit tough when I'm using my iBook's small 60GB drive to the limit.

The software hasn't been updated in ages, but I check the website weekly because I'm desperate for any new version that might be more efficient.

I was one of the first to buy it when it went out of beta, too. So I'm not a hater.

General HoneyPot Member IconComment+4
General HoneyPot
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I've just downloaded this. It's a good idea and nice app. It'll be interesting to see how it develops.

mp3 blogs have never appealed to me, but after 4 minutes of fiddling around with this thing I'm want find out more.

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Version 0.9.3
dennish Member IconReview-1
dennish
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Great piece of software, has allowed me to get into lots of new artists - I now enjoy music blogs far more.

I agree, better than Songbird. This is what the Mac is for. Simple ideas and great software.

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Version 0.9.3
Blair Member IconReview+0
Blair
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Excellent piece of software. Extremely stable, very fast (especially as compared to Songbird), familiar interface, and does exactly what it's supposed to. Still in beta though, so there are some interface issues to work out, and some keyboard shortcuts to implement. Other than that, keep up the good work -- you'll have my shareware fee when this comes out of beta.

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Version 0.9.1
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Version 2.0
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Downloads 6,146
Version Downloads 660
License Shareware
Date 06 Apr 2011
Platform OS X / PPC 32 / Intel 32
Price $24.95
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