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SizzlingKeys
SizzlingKeys
4.6
SizzlingKeys free download for Mac

SizzlingKeys

Version 5.1.4

iTunes controller.

$4.95
Application is not under development & not supported.

SizzlingKeys overview

SizzlingKeys Lets you control iTunes without leaving your current application. Control all aspects of iTunes with hot keys that are fully-customizable via an intuitive user interface.

Note: The Pro version available on the App Store via the 'Buy' link above is a standalone application rather than a preference pane.

What’s new in version 5.1.4

Updated on Oct 22 2014

Version 5.1.4:
  • Toggle Shuffle now works correctly with iTunes 12.

Information

License

Demo

Size

2.6 MB

Downloads

55689

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Mac OS X 10.7.0 or later
  • iTunes 11.2.2 or later
  • * Previously available here
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Grendel27
Grendel27
Jul 4 2020
5.1.4
1.0
Jul 4 2020
1.0
Version: 5.1.4
It no longer works with Catalina.
Cocolero
Cocolero
Oct 29 2019
5.1.4
1.0
Oct 29 2019
1.0
Version: 5.1.4
Not compatible with 10.10 - and I miss it
ylluminate
ylluminate
Aug 27 2019
5.1.4
0.0
Aug 27 2019
0.0
Version: 5.1.4
This was the best. I hate macOS Catalina (10.15). Apple is a shameful beast that really has no need to do what they do (coming from myself who is an OS developer). On the hunt to replace this precious gem that's served me for as long as I remember.
Juliend2
Juliend2
Jul 6 2015
5.1.4
5.0
Jul 6 2015
5.0
Version: 5.1.4
Does what it says. And does it well.
Gscot
Gscot
Jun 25 2014
5.1.3
4.5
Jun 25 2014
4.5
Version: 5.1.3
i think this thing is indispensable for me in the way I use a computer. You may be different though. For me, I'm most frequently running other programs while also running and listening to iTunes. It's a tricky program that allows you to run a background program with out going to that background program. SizzlingKeys lets me do one thing more frequently instead of two.
Brooklyn-Al
Brooklyn-Al
Jun 18 2013
5.1
5.0
Jun 18 2013
5.0
Version: 5.1
Great program works on Mavericks, though, the banner is sometimes translucent and harder to see. Happens on occasion when using iTunes 11.0.4/Mavericks. Is an update in the works for Mavericks?
steelie
steelie
May 14 2013
5.1
5.0
May 14 2013
5.0
Version: 5.1
I’m sure it’s bad form to write a review then follow up with a completely contradicting one, but I can’t figure out how to edit a review I’ve already made. So, this will have to do. SizzingKeys is definitely a 5-star app for me. I’ve tried a bunch of other ones—Synergy, Bowtie, Alfred, etc.—but none of them are as feature-rich as SizzlingKeys. As far as I know, none of he others will let you fast forward incrementally through songs, engage and disable shuffle or loop, plus all the other standard functions the other ones let you do (paid version features). I was complaining about the app in my previous review as it was PAINFULLY sluggish, but the more I thought about the more I realized it was only since I had upgraded to Mountain Lion, and that other apps were sluggish too. THEN I realized that most of the one that had become sluggish around the same time were all set as startup/login items in my system preferences. Suppressing these apps at startup and launching them right after made them as good as new! Including SizzlingKeys! I’ve been using it for almost a week without issue. It’s back to the near-instant responsiveness I remember from when the app was packaged as a preference pane. I love this app again!
steelie
steelie
May 7 2013
5.1
5.0
May 7 2013
5.0
Version: 5.1
I used to be a huge fan of this app but I have to take back my “Works perfectly fine…” comment in reply to a earlier review. When it works, it works quite well but it’s been lagging horribly lately. And more often than not. I can press any of the commands a number of times with no reaction from the app. However, when I switch to iTunes to take care of it myself, it will rapid-fire the commands I had previously tapped. @M_Wilke below was right… the preference pane version was way better. Frustrating. FWIW, Alfred is not a great replacement as it only gives you a fraction of the iTunes control that SizzlingKeys does. Giving the Bowtie app a go.
Cocolero
Cocolero
Feb 13 2013
5.0.4
1.0
Feb 13 2013
1.0
Version: 5.0.4
Play controls work with iTunes 11 as long as you don't let the track finish. There is a bug that conflicts with the latest Up Next feature that iTunes uses. No workaround yet. Going to check out Alfred in the meantime
Brooklyn-Al
Brooklyn-Al
Oct 7 2012
5.0.4
5.0
Oct 7 2012
5.0
Version: 5.0.4
Great program! I like being able to see the iTunes pop-up notification on Snow Leopard; though, I have one question, a small program was included called "uninstall"--is that an uninstaller for Sizzlingkeys?
M-Wilke
M-Wilke
Mar 30 2012
5.0.2
5.0
Mar 30 2012
5.0
Version: 5.0.2
I liked it a bit better as a preference pane, but it's still a fine app. The only thing I'd change is that I'd like a check box to turn off the quit notification so a shut down can go through without needing attention like what we've been used to in the past.
Mr-Leo
Mr-Leo
Mar 22 2012
5.0.2
1.0
Mar 22 2012
1.0
Version: 5.0.2
SizzlingKeys 5.0.2 has many bugs. SizzlingKeys 5.0.2 is inferior in quality compared with SizzlingKeys 4.2 (PreferencePane). I gave up continuing using SizzlingKeys. I found more outstanding Bowtie. Bowtie is far simple and more smart. And it is free. My system : Mac OS X 10.6.8 iTunes 10.6
Winco
Winco
Mar 20 2012
5.0.1
5.0
Mar 20 2012
5.0
Version: 5.0.1
Excellent app. Does what it is supposed to do.
Ajoerg
Ajoerg
Mar 17 2012
5.0.1
5.0
Mar 17 2012
5.0
Version: 5.0.1
I like the skip backward by XX seconds feature. It is nice for listening to audio books
JanKomar
JanKomar
Mar 15 2012
5.0.1
5.0
Mar 15 2012
5.0
Version: 5.0.1
I like it much!
TheSpiceIsLife
TheSpiceIsLife
Jan 11 2012
4.2
5.0
Jan 11 2012
5.0
Version: 4.2
Now I don't feel like iTunes is missing something
taja
taja
Jan 6 2012
4.2
4.5
Jan 6 2012
4.5
Version: 4.2
Great app, great price probably the best itunes controller available. Having said that, coverart still occasionally doesn't display properly. Also, please, please, add a lyrics overlay/window (a v. minimal one that looks like the one found in the now sadly defunct Gimmesometune). Then lots of us wouldn't have to keep looking for new itunes controllers!
ptolyguy
ptolyguy
Sep 15 2011
4.2
4.5
Sep 15 2011
4.5
Version: 4.2
Great Software. Very useful for controlling my iTunes.
eightball
eightball
Aug 25 2011
4.2
5.0
Aug 25 2011
5.0
Version: 4.2
Great, and so cheap!
Jaredcm
Jaredcm
Aug 14 2011
4.2
5.0
Aug 14 2011
5.0
Version: 4.2
Excellent app. it has everything I need to control iTunes from my keyboard.
$4.95
Application is not under development & not supported.

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