Synergy
Synergy
6.0a4

4.0

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Synergy for Mac

04 June 2014

Adds iTunes controls to your menubar (beta).

What is Synergy for Mac

Synergy places three buttons to control iTunes in your menubar: previous track, next track, and play/pause; as well as providing you with visual feedback about the currently playing tune.

The Synergy controls, together with the ability to control iTunes via system-wide Hot Key combinations, mean that Synergy provides the fastest way of skipping between songs when using the keyboard or the mouse; all this without having to switch to iTunes or accessing its Dock menu.

What's new in Synergy

Version 6.0a4:
  • Fix another crash on launch (also reported on bug #2173)
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Iacas
Iacas
Nov 10 2017
6.0a4
1.0
Nov 10 2017
1.0
Version: 6.0a4
Does not launch on 10.13.1 with iTunes 12.7.1. Bummer. I think it's finally done. Any idea on a similar application? I suppose I could make FastScripts do this…
Lvdoc
Lvdoc
Apr 1 2017
6.0a4
0.0
Apr 1 2017
0.0
Version: 6.0a4
For anyone who might still be following this thread, Synergy seems to be working again in the latest iteration of iTunes (12.6). In fact, I have another program that I also used to use with iTunes that hasn't worked in ages, and it's now working again as well.
Cschoolland
Cschoolland
Jun 9 2016
6.0a4
3.0
Jun 9 2016
3.0
Version: 6.0a4
I have been using this app for many years, and it's been very helpful! I can instantly call a "floater" to see song name, album, album art, artist, and star rating, and use keyboard shortcuts to quickly change star rating on the fly. The app is fairly robust and highly customizable. Unfortunately, since updating to Mac OSX 10.11, the floater no longer displays any information, and the menu bar controls don't display properly. This pretty much renders it useless. Since the last Synergy update (6.0a4) was in June 2016 (2 years before this review), I worry that it is no longer supported. It was good while it lasted...
mookee
mookee
Apr 16 2016
6.0a4
5.0
Apr 16 2016
5.0
Version: 6.0a4
well done! using 10.6
Shock-J
Shock-J
Jul 3 2014
6.0a4
0.0
Jul 3 2014
0.0
Version: 6.0a4
Anyone having issues with Last.fm? I just realized that it hasn't been submitting scrobbles at all. I have my account info entered, but Synergy doesn't show up as an Application with privileges on my profile in Last.fm.
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
May 20 2014
6.0a
0.0
May 20 2014
0.0
Version: 6.0a
Beta indeed! This version is incredibly unstable on my new 27" iMac with OS X 10.9.3. The preferences app crashes repeatedly. Don't throw away your old version until you're sure it works for you.
Fightingcat
Fightingcat
May 20 2014
6.0a
5.0
May 20 2014
5.0
Version: 6.0a
Wow... Didn't know that this tool is still alive, but it's nice to see it again. I using this some years ago and also pay for it the small fee of 5€. Now it's for free, so it's the best chance to give it a try if you never hear from this tool. Great to have the little control toll for iTunes back in my menu-bar :-)
Aetnaria
Aetnaria
Jul 23 2013
5.0a
0.0
Jul 23 2013
0.0
Version: 5.0a
I requested a feature back in 2010 that the developer consider adding the ability to rotate the floater 90° (ticket #1557) - this would allow placement of song info along the left or right side of the screen, instead of forcing it across the bottom of some already very busy screen real estate. Someone else requested back in early 2012 that the floater hide itself when the only thing it has to say is "iTunes status: not playing" independently of the setting to always display whatever music is currently playing. Both are good ideas, and neither has been implemented yet. That is why I haven't upgraded my old license to the latest version yet. I get the feeling that at this rate I may never do that.
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
Jan 11 2013
5.0a
0.0
Jan 11 2013
0.0
Version: 5.0a
I can't say I'm happy to see Synergy constrained to OS X 10.8. That's pretty limiting. I guess the developer decided he had all the business he was going to get from current Mac owners. Since he bailed on me, though, I'll be sure to bail on him when I get a new Mac. I've been a Synergy user for many years, but this will be the end of the line for me.
Duncan-Fisher
Duncan-Fisher
Nov 19 2012
4.5.2
5.0
Nov 19 2012
5.0
Version: 4.5.2
This is one of those programs I've been using for a while. Even though my MBP has hardware media controls I still prefer to use Synergy. It's simple and customizable. I've never experienced a crash using this app and it's never got in my way. For anyone using older Mac's without the media buttons, I highly suggest this app. And even if you have a newer Mac, I still suggest this. It's simple, three buttons that sit in your menubar. Great for mouse commandos!
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.9.0 or later

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