QuickTunes
QuickTunes
2.3.0

4.0

QuickTunes free download for Mac

QuickTunes2.3.0

12 July 2006

Display currrent iTunes song on screen.

Overview

QuickTunes is an easy to use, easy to run, iTunes plugin. Just double click the icon and you have a nice little menu displaying the current iTunes song. Click on the menu and access extra commands for iTunes. QuickTunes also includes customizable hotkeys to access iTunes features at the click of a button from any application. Depending on your particular customization, QuickTunes will pop up a floating window that displays current song info as well as album art. You may also choose from 6 different delicious colors for the floating window. The program runs in the background so there is no dock icon or any application menus.

What's new in QuickTunes

Version 2.3.0:
  • The Open Floating Window menu item now changes it's text and function based on whether the window is open or not.
  • Default hotkey for Play/Pause changed to control-command-space to resolve conflict with Spotlight.
  • Now receives notifications from iTunes for song changes (instead of polling).
  • Reduces idle CPU usage to 0% (Major enhancement in performance)
  • Added other icons to QuickTunes menu for visual improvement.
  • Other minor enhancements in performance.
  • Minor bug fixes.

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19 Reviews of QuickTunes

4
Anonymous
16 July 2004
Version: 1.0.1

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the application works fine. it's a good app. but it is poor of function.
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4
Metropical
12 April 2015
Version: 2.3.0
great little app for displaying current in the menu bar. it has other controls as well, but that's all I wanted.
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4
Mikael-B
10 September 2013
Version: 2.3.0
This is really useful when you bought a group of new tracks and are listening through these when you're working on something else and with a quick glance you can see what you're listening to. The shortcuts for track control are also nice, but ByteController works more reliably and is more flexible in the choice of shortcuts. You can ignore this feature of course, but I choosed use only QuicktTunes for now. It's good enough. CPU use is 0.0% when idle and on track change up to between 0.6-3% on my old COre2Duo from 2007, so I would not worry about CPU usage at all.
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3.5
Attentionwandered
11 July 2006
Version: 2.2
the only really useful thing about this program is the display song in menubar feauture. i prefer the "bezel" look to my windows and stuff. not to mention it consistantly uses 5% of my processor when doing nothing but displaying the song in the menubar. i really dont mean to come down on the developer, i really appreciate free software but i cant afford to lose my processing power like that, so cut it down please? and maybe add a little customization to the window and this application would be very very good. thanks.
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Anonymous
08 June 2005
Version: 2.0.1
i like the menubar part of this app. one bug in Tiger10.4.1 with most recent itunes, the floating screen when i have neither the "always on" or the "when song changes" box UNchecked it still appears. the only way to get rid of it is to put the transparency to 0%. also it is consistently using 3.1% of the processor, is that necessary/? thanks for the app
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4.5
Anonymous
03 June 2005
Version: 2.0.1
Great (Menu-)Application; just was i was looking for a long time. The only problem i have is the quality of the graphics/GUI : it's a little bit to much 80ies/Mac OS 9/Popcorn/Candy... ... i would prefer something more like the "Tiger"-Style w/ less colors... ... but maybe the author of this great software is interested in a re-design of his graphics/GUI? ;)
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3.75
Anonymous
19 May 2005
Version: 2.0
I tried the app on Tiger 10.4.1 and iTunes 4.8 it is very nice, but I found two bugs: 1) the shortcut for PLAY/PAUSE is by default taken by Spotlight, but even after I remapped it to another key, I found it only PAUSES but does not RESUME playing. 2) the "hide menu when itunes is not running" does not work fine: the app disappears and does not reappear, or shows up after a very long (and random) amount of time a minor suggestion: consider showing the Q icon instead of "no track" when music is idle. anyway, thanks for your work!
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4.25
Anonymous
09 May 2005
Version: 2.0
Please make the font size adjustable! I know it's not as graphically challenging as your "floaters" (which I turn off anyway) but the ability to make the type smaller would make this app a real keeper.
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4.25
Anonymous
23 January 2005
Version: 1.0.2
. SWEET!!! Just what I was looking for. * Non-obtrusive. * Simple * Exactly what I wanted and it's free! I would only ask that there be an option box for showing various forms of info, like: artist, track and album. Brilliant lil app! =D
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3.25
Mmilian
21 November 2004
Version: 1.0.2
I'd like to be able to change the font size and limit the text (long titles disappear).
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Anonymous
01 September 2004
Version: 1.0.2
Awesome simple app. Especially if you're at the computer all day long. Could we get changeable font size, and also to have nothing in the title bar when no track is playing. Keep it clean I reckon. Thanks :D
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Anonymous
01 September 2004
Version: 1.0.2
Exactly what I've been looking for!! Would be absolutely perfect if the font style/size/colour could be changed. Other than that, great mini app!
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4.75
Anonymous
28 August 2004
Version: 1.0.2
Very nice, It'd be nicer if you could change the font, size and text color though.
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Anonymous
19 August 2004
Version: 1.0.2
Nettes Stückchen Software! / Nice Applikation! Would be nice to set vertical scrolling of one or 2 line tag-info and free selection of charakter and size within the preferences. I certainly will be looking for your next updates!
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Anonymous
21 July 2004
Version: 1.0.1
The only problem I've had is with the name being splattered over other menus on occasion. Maybe if it were in a floating and completely transparent window it would be better?
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4.75
Anonymous
21 July 2004
Version: 1.0.1
Exactly what I was looking for and more for free!!! I really don't think it gets any better than this.
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4.75
Anonymous
18 July 2004
Version: 1.0.1
nettes programm. es hält was es verspricht und funktioniert.
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4
Anonymous
17 July 2004
Version: 1.0.1
Quick Tunes 1.0.1 works fine on Jaguar (10.2.8) - Imac G4 / 512 ram
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5
Anonymous
16 July 2004
Version: 1.0.1
Although somewhat problematical displaying on a 12" iBook, depending upon each application's menu usage, and the Airport connection strength icon, and the Volume icon and the Day and Time icon, this baby works _exactly_ as advertised in all respects. No more mousing to the dock and clicking to get a glimpse of the song and artist. It'd be great if it auto loaded with iTunes on launch, but at this price, or even somewhat more, that's not a complaint. It is a request, though.
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4
Anonymous
16 July 2004
Version: 1.0.1
the application works fine. it's a good app. but it is poor of function.
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4.0

App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later

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