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iScrobbler
iScrobbler
3.3
iScrobbler free download for Mac

iScrobbler

Version 2.2

Alternative to the official last.fm client.

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iScrobbler overview

iScrobbler... An alternative to the bloat-ware that is the "official" last.fm client.

  • Full Radio support.
  • Integrated iPod support.
  • Local Scrobble lists and profile charts.
  • Scriptable
  • Minimal or full detail interface - your choice.
  • Native OS X app - no intermediate code to slow things down.
  • Stable and lightweight.
  • Lots of other goodies.

What’s new in version 2.2

Updated on Oct 19 2020

Version 2.2:

Note: This product is not compatible with macOS Catalina and later.

  • Regression - Podcast and track filters are working once more.
  • "My Radio" is now available for non-subscribers.
  • More Local Charts issues with DST time switch.
  • Version check no longer nags if it gets a connection error during an auto-check.

Information

License

Free

Size

2.9 MB

Downloads

46811

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later
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Jynto
Jynto
Dec 11 2013
2.2.1
1.0
Dec 11 2013
1.0
Version: 2.2.1
This app made iTunes behave like a jack-in-the-box. More often than not when I quit iTunes, it would just bounce on my dock and start back up again. It was REALLY annoying. Force-quitting it made it come back faster. After searching for half an hour and removing plugins and changing settings in iTunes, I found that the problem went away entirely when I closed iScrobbler. This alone makes iScrobbler unusable. I would sooner use last.fm's bloated official client than this buggy piece of crap. Uninstalled.
jcraig
jcraig
Jan 14 2010
2.2
0.0
Jan 14 2010
0.0
Version: 2.2
Interesting that I installed version 2.3 of this thing back in Sept. 2009. Are we moving backward?
Stormchild
Stormchild
Dec 6 2008
2.2.1b1
2.0
Dec 6 2008
2.0
Version: 2.2.1b1
I can't deal with iScrobbler anymore. Every time a new song starts playing, iTunes beachballs for 5 seconds while iScrobbler polls it in some inefficient manner that holds everything up. As soon as I quit iScrobbler, the problem goes away. Need a new Last.fm client.
anonymous-worm-6592
anonymous-worm-6592
Aug 9 2008
2.2b5
0.0
Aug 9 2008
0.0
Version: 2.2b5
The amount of virtual memory a process takes up (as displayed in Activity Monitor) is largely irrelevant. What does bother me is that iScrobbler randomly jumps to 300+ MB of real RAM use (even on a 3GB system this is nontrivial) and never goes down again until I quit the app and restart it.
Threedee912
Threedee912
Jul 25 2008
2.2b5
3.0
Jul 25 2008
3.0
Version: 2.2b5
iScrobbler used to be good, but the developer has been extremely arrogant when it comes to dealing with all the memory leaks this app has, saying "All apps should allocate as much memory to themselves as possible, as OS X will manage it better.", which is false. The app eats up resources and is slow at times, but seems to do it's job OK.
Grid-Splicer
Grid-Splicer
Jul 5 2008
2.2b2
0.0
Jul 5 2008
0.0
Version: 2.2b2
I have a PowerBook G4 with Leopard and it takes iScrobbler and incredible amount of time and processor crunching to appear in the menu bar.
Joshewah
Joshewah
Jun 2 2008
2.2b2
0.0
Jun 2 2008
0.0
Version: 2.2b2
This uses more virtual memory than Safari, and all I want it to do is sit in the background and upload the tracks I am listening to.
resuna
resuna
May 1 2008
2.2b2
0.0
May 1 2008
0.0
Version: 2.2b2
I'm still using iScrobbler 1.5 because all the extra features added since have made it less stable and more cpu-hungry.
Guest
Guest
Mar 27 2008
2.1.1
0.0
Mar 27 2008
0.0
Version: 2.1.1
oh, iScrobbler 2.1.2 beta 1 fixed it already. thank god.
Guest
Guest
Mar 27 2008
2.1.1
0.0
Mar 27 2008
0.0
Version: 2.1.1
w0rd. the black notification box has to go.
Ponkass
Ponkass
Mar 13 2008
2.1.1
0.0
Mar 13 2008
0.0
Version: 2.1.1
PLEASE, make it possible to diable the black pop-up box. It has to go.
Joshewah
Joshewah
Mar 12 2008
2.1.1
0.0
Mar 12 2008
0.0
Version: 2.1.1
Can't tell if its sending my tracks or not. Don't see an option to manually send them. Don't see an option to turn off the notifications. They added more features but theres less options. Why do I have to have this app running all the time, can't I just run an app and it sends the info to the server? Plus, its not a "plugin" for itunes because it doesn't integrate with itunes at all. I would rather have it add an extra menu or menu item to itunes and start when itunes starts.
Mdamli
Mdamli
Mar 9 2008
2.1.1
0.0
Mar 9 2008
0.0
Version: 2.1.1
The popup notification window when a track has begun playing, or when you hover the menubar icon is extremely annoying. I don't want a huge black box suddenly popping up, disturbing my work, and there's no way to shut it off in Preferences. Most annoying feature ever.
resuna
resuna
Feb 28 2008
2.1
0.0
Feb 28 2008
0.0
Version: 2.1
I'm still using the 1.5 series even on my Macbook. 2.x has not been reliable for me.
Tobiasg
Tobiasg
Feb 14 2008
2.1b5
0.0
Feb 14 2008
0.0
Version: 2.1b5
I just downloaded 2.1.0b5 and it tells me that my login is incorrect yet the icon will take me to my profile page. The little note icon is red - that mean anything?
Stormchild
Stormchild
Jan 13 2008
2.1b3
2.0
Jan 13 2008
2.0
Version: 2.1b3
I've been using this for about a year and a half now. It's much better than running the whole bloated Last.fm software (which I have to say is really awful), but lately iScrobbler is going downhill too. I've been having a problem where it keeps queueing tracks for submission, but it won't actually send them until I quit iScrobbler and relaunch it. That's been happening since the last 1.x version; now we have "2.0" with a useless new "local lists" feature that seems like it will take a week of CPU time to finish computing its stats, and meanwhile that submission bug is still not fixed. Now in the last couple of betas, we have lost the "Statistics" menu item, so now I can't even tell how many tracks have not been submitted anymore. Meanwhile, the "loved/banned" feature has never really worked properly. After you add 10 songs to either of those lists, it stops letting you add any more. The UI has some major problems in that area too. iScrobbler seems to be getting worse with every release. I hope they turn it around soon. It used to at least be a good, lightweight tool for submitting tracks in the background, until that stopped working reliably too.
Joshewah
Joshewah
Jan 8 2008
2.0
0.0
Jan 8 2008
0.0
Version: 2.0
This isn't a plugin. I wish they would stop calling it a plugin. I want a real plugin that loads when itunes loads and does all this crap in the background. I don't want a menu item or program running in the background all the time. Silly.
Ubuntuking
Ubuntuking
Sep 20 2007
1.51b1
2.0
Sep 20 2007
2.0
Version: 1.51b1
Program works ok. The setup is simple enough. I works excellent when it comes to scrobbling itunes songs, however when it comes to scrobbling tracks played on an ipod, the program only works half of the time. I have been used it for a long time, and it is a pattern I noticed. It prolly needs more work to make sure that it scrobbles ipods as well as it does itunes plays.
Danio
Danio
Sep 17 2007
1.51b1
4.0
Sep 17 2007
4.0
Version: 1.51b1
In truth I only installed this application yesterday, having previously used 'Scrobblepod', that said I am very pleased with 1Scrobbler. Installation went through smoothly as did set-up. I'm finding that iScrobblers interaction with iTunes is far better than Scrobblepod. I've always found 3 main disappointments with Scrobblepod, it locks up iTunes frequently for 5-second bursts immediately following completion of a song playing, it takes ages to submit data to Last.FM and it has a habit of switching on scrobbling when you have specifically turned it off, meaning that iPod tracks cannot be scrobbled correctly. iScrobbler happily submits track play data in a heartbeat, so fast you hardly see the indicator flash, it doesn't lock up or interfere with iTunes operations and so far (although only 24-hours experience) it's working smoothly.
Maury-McCown
Maury-McCown
Sep 17 2007
1.51b1
0.0
Sep 17 2007
0.0
Version: 1.51b1
Glad to see it's still alive, but it keeps opening the iTunes main window. =/ Time to downgrade...
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