CoverSutra
CoverSutra
3.3.1

3.9

CoverSutra free download for Mac

CoverSutra3.3.1

11 February 2012

Attractive way to interface with and control iTunes.

Overview

CoverSutra gives music lovers a handy and attractive way to control iTunes without having to leave the currently active application. CoverSutra features a powerful music search feature along with global keyboard shortcuts and informative bezels that provide users with song and album details in an unobtrusive way. In addition, CoverSutra has integrated support for Last.fm, the popular social music recommendation service.

What's new in CoverSutra

Version 3.3.1:
  • Fixed the Launch with iTunes feature
  • Fixed an issue with the Launch on Login setting
  • Fixed a possible crash in the music search menu
  • Fixed an issue when adding shared tracks to iTunes DJ
  • CoverSutra no longer submits extended iTunes Store Previews to Last.fm
  • Removed App Sandboxing

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87 Reviews of CoverSutra

0.5
Ctyankee
22 January 2011
Version: 2.5

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Launch bar and others can do the same basic stuff. Switched when the developer reneged on the free updates for all version 2.x. Then switched v2.5 to be 3.0 to get out of her deal to make all 2.x updates free. The kicker...she herself said this would be wrong to do, then did it when the only other option was to actually make good and provide an update to 2.5 outside the mac app store. She clearly chose to stick it to customers, go back on her word, and in her own words "lie" and call this v3.
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Jazzyguy
17 December 2013
Version: 3.3.1
Does NOT work in Lion either.(I had the .dmg file for the Macheist edition saved in my Documents)
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Jazzyguy
17 December 2013
Version: 3.3.1
This app does NOT working Mavericks.I'll try it in Lion.
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Jazzyguy
16 December 2013
Version: 3.3.1
Works GREAT in SnowLeopard 10.6.8 in both my iMacs. I really like this app. I got in from MacHeist and I love it! It Never crashes!
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StrictlyBagel
17 August 2013
Version: 3.3.1
What happened with CoverSutra? Taken off the AppStore suddenly and not listed anymore on the developer's website.
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Steve K
26 May 2013
Version: 3.3.1
Version 3.3.1 is no longer working with iTunes 11.0.3. Well, the progress bar doesn't work and I'm getting some iTunes crashes and if there's one app that never crashes on me, it's iTunes. I contacted the developer and Sophia replied a few hours later saying she's now working on a fix for third-party code that seems to be causing the problem(s).
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SickTeddyBear
21 May 2013
Version: 3.3.1
FYI, 2.2.2 can still be downloaded here: http://sophiestication.s3.amazonaws.com/coversutra/CoverSutra_2.2.2.dmg
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5
Billalpinewalker
11 February 2012
Version: 3.3.1
The program just works, looks pretty and is supported. I don't work for free and I don't expect the author does either. CoverSutra lets me define control keys, cover art, and lots more. I'm a happy customer.
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Steve K
30 August 2011
Version: 3.2.1
This is the second time I've purchased CoverSutra. I bought it when it first came out, however many years ago. When I figured out I'd have to pay for the upgrade for Lion, I balked at first, like many of you. I tried all the other alternatives and Bowtie was the closest--I loved the thumbing capability. But Bowtie notoriously doesn't show the artwork properly, at least on my machine, 50% of the time. And when you rate a track, the stars don't reflect that immediately. CoverSutra just works. So, give me all the frownie faces you want. This woman is a fantastic graphic designer and CoverSutra is a joy to use.
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Agmaster
26 August 2011
Version: 3.2.1
I have version 2 and tried version 3 out but I think version 2 is much better mostly because when I'm not using iTunes the album cover on my desktop goes away, in version 3 it is always on my desktop plus now the album cover is way to big and there is no way to shrink the size of it. So I paid for something that does the same thing as version 2 but is uglier than version 2.
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3.5
D-J
16 July 2011
Version: 3.2
I've been happy with this product, and with its evolution. The number of whining comments here is sad. Most seem derived from the Internet expectation of free and cheap, rather than quality and fairness. Being a developer is to be in business. Rent has to be paid. Pricing changes. This is true in the real world, and it is true in the virtual world. Yet far too many expect anything acquired on the Internet to be either free or very cheap. In any world, real or virtual, you get what you pay for. If you find a product that doesn't meet your expectations, be constructive in your comments. Far too many here seem rooted in bitterness or selfishness (or from competitors).
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rspeed
01 July 2011
Version: 3.1.1
For those sticking with version 2 who need to download a fresh copy, the file is available here: http://files.sophiestication.com/coversutra/CoverSutra_2.2.2.dmg
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rspeed
01 July 2011
Version: 3.1.1
For those sticking with version 2 who need to download a fresh copy, the file is available here: http://files.sophiestication.com/coversutra/CoverSutra_2.2.2.dmg
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Chas-m
30 March 2011
Version: 3.1.1
Most of the people who's comments I've read should be really embarrassed for themselves. I think the developer explained her position thoroughly and fairly -- which is precisely what people always claim they want -- and then her reward for being so up-front is to be libelled (yes, libelled as in "legally actionable," some of you might want to look up the tests and then look in a mirror) on forums. If you don't want to upgrade, don't. Wow, you saved your self FIVE WHOLE BUCKS. Boy you showed HER. Why, you could buy half a Starbucks coffee with your savvy savings! As it happens, I won't be upgrading. Not because of anything Sophie did -- I just don't use the program much, and thus don't care to upgrade (though this "upgrade" is so cheap I consider it a trivial expense). I might come back to it someday, but I just don't spend much time in my iTunes music library as I used to (I've been more focused on video lately). The rest of you -- grow up, or at least interface with the real world of income and expenses a little more often.
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5
Bardosity
04 March 2011
Version: 3.0.1
Beautiful app! I paid full price for it a long time ago and it has been worth every cent to me. I also paid for the Mac App Store update because I wanted to encourage an independent developer to continue making quality products. At the new, low, price I am encouraging all of my friends to use it as a slicker interface to iTunes. People are saying that there were too few additions to the new versions to make them worth a paid upgrade... Others were financially crippled by the $4.99 upgrade fee that they HAD to pay for the upgrade... If the update is worth it to you, pay the upgrade fee. If it's not worth it to you, don't pay and don't upgrade and you can pretend that none of this ever happened. Either way, $4.99 for a great app is too petty an amount to cry about "broken promises" and switching to an "acceptable compromise".
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0.5
Spungee
04 March 2011
Version: 3.0.1
you're a fool if you pay 19.99 for this garbage... especially given this particular developer's track record. she had trouble working with the folks at taptaptap, and now she's quickly taking her own company down the drain with her broken promises and hostile attitude toward *paying customers*. but if you simply *must* deal with this hostile developer, don't be dumb and buy it here for 19.99... go to the mac app store and purchase it for 4.99. beware - if you buy it here, you are going to get charged again in the future to upgrade, no matter what she 'promises'. if you're looking for a solid, *free* alternative from a developer who is not openly hostile to their customers (as sophia definitely is), check out bowtie. note: i am not associated with bowtie, but have found it to be an acceptable replacement, especially given the 0.00 price... that shows me this developer is more concerned about software than money!
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0.5
anonymous-snipe-160
08 February 2011
Version: 2.5
very bad developer. broke promises with paying users after going mac store only. very hostile to her customers too. and now I see she updated version number to 3...in secret and no blog announcent...how bad. not getting any more my money
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0.5
Sneferu
23 January 2011
Version: 2.5
The Developer is unacceptable Don't buy this, download instead bowtie or tunesart, they are both better and free
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0.5
Ctyankee
22 January 2011
Version: 2.5
Launch bar and others can do the same basic stuff. Switched when the developer reneged on the free updates for all version 2.x. Then switched v2.5 to be 3.0 to get out of her deal to make all 2.x updates free. The kicker...she herself said this would be wrong to do, then did it when the only other option was to actually make good and provide an update to 2.5 outside the mac app store. She clearly chose to stick it to customers, go back on her word, and in her own words "lie" and call this v3.
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Galileo14
20 January 2011
Version: 2.5
The version number was updated from 2.5 to 3.0, but where are the new features? Where's Growl? This seems more like v2 than v3...
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0.5
Marumaki
11 January 2011
Version: 2.5
The developers' attitude towards their customers is unacceptable.
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0.5
rspeed
10 January 2011
Version: 2.5
The developers have foolishly removed the download for existing customers. If you have a license and need to reinstall the software, a download is available here: http://www.sophiestication.com/coversutra/get/
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0.5
Kukkis
09 January 2011
Version: 2.5
I'm extremely disappointed with the developer of CoverSutra. She lied to her customers about "free updates until 3.0 version". When customers complained about it she was VERY HOSTILE towards her clients. This is unbelievable.
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0.5
Mezz
08 January 2011
Version: 2.5
I no longer have "free upgrades until version 3"? I no longer have CoverSutra.
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0.5
neeklamy
08 January 2011
Version: 2.5
It would have been fairly simple to issue the 2.5 update to all existing owners, but this just goes to show the contempt Sophia holds for her users and supporters. Don't forget Sophia, we helped you get where you are today, no paying users = no bills paid and no career.
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0.5
Tgphi
08 January 2011
Version: 2.5
"Thanks for registering! CoverSutra has been registered and you have free upgrades until version 3". I won't support a developer who reneges on their agreement. Ask Yazsoft how that worked out for them. You won't be getting any more of my money.
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0.5
Yrm
07 January 2011
Version: 2.5
Breaking promises («Thanks for registering! CoverSutra has been registered and you have free upgrades until version 3.») is for me a dealbreaker. Paying for a minor update (v2.5 at the AppStore), even it’s not much, is a no-go after the first promise. Other developers do the same (Pixelmator boys) but the wise ones (eg. MarsEdit, Acorn, DaisyDisk) support old and new customers: keeping at least the actual version updated outside the AppStore. Sophiestication, it was a nice time w/ CoverSutra, but now it’s over and I move on to other solutions out there.
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0.5
Jthurman9673
07 January 2011
Version: 2.5
You may want to change the platform to Intel only. According to what the developer has communicated, they will no longer provide updates to version 3 as stated in the program itself. Previous users will need to repurchase the program for future ver2 updates.
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Shock-J
07 January 2011
Version: 2.5
In the new App Store this lists for $4.99. Why does it say $19.99 here? That's a big discrepancy! I used this before I moved to TunesArt. I don't remember this app EVER selling for $19.99. MacUpdate should correct this quickly as this does them disservice by showing a greatly inflated price.
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5
Pneshati
07 January 2011
Version: 2.2.2
CoverSutra is an essential for anyone who does work, homework, or browsing while listening to music. This small application shows your currently playing song in the dock and looks much more appealing than iTunes. It's basically a very feature-full control for people who don't like the look of iTunes.
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Marvelgulp
07 January 2011
Version: 2.2.2
On the newly launched App Store you can buy a new 2.5 version... So, we with a 2.2.2 license stays out in the cold? :-/
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Dr-Girlfriend
02 March 2010
Version: 2.2.2
Sorry, folks. The post below was in reply to Shock J.
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Dr-Girlfriend
02 March 2010
Version: 2.2.2
Weird. I just tried it again; it's still working fine for me. What keyboard shortcuts are you using in Coversutra? I'm using cmd+5 (or cmd+4, etc). I've left the fields for "increase My Rating" and "decrease My Rating" blank though. Another thing, I'm using iTunes 9.0.2 instead of the current 9.0.3 version. Maybe that has something to do with it?
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Dr-Girlfriend
26 February 2010
Version: 2.2.2
Sophie is an awesome and talented developer and Coversutra is one of my very favorite apps, but I just wish she would cede to popular demand and offer users the option to display album art without that annoyingly reflective cd cover. A simple small square which displays the album art without any embellishments would be most welcome.
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Shock-J
25 February 2010
Version: 2.2.2
Setting a track rating via keyboard shortcut is no longer working for me. Anyone else seeing this?
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No-One
29 December 2009
Version: 2.2.1
Sorry, but TunesArt is way better.
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Suf
20 October 2009
Version: 2.2.1
Fantastic app. The single problem I have is that Growl notifications only appear if you manually click on a track in iTunes or when iTunes automatically changes. If you use the Apple keyboard media keys to skip a song, Growl notifications do not appear on a track change. When this is fixed, it would be a solid piece of software. The memory leaks look to have been cleared up and it's 64 bit. Great interface and invisible until needed, as any good app should be.
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Khannibal
03 October 2009
Version: 2.2.1b1
On Snow Leopard, with the 2.2, it often crashed... Now with the 2.2.1ß, it does not even launch... (10.6.1, Macbook Pro Late 2009)
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Superman-S
23 September 2009
Version: 2.2
hello, the pockets do not change correctly in the preferences
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Wuddel
10 September 2009
Version: 2.2Beta5
I just can't find the perfect iTunes companion. Please ad lyrics fetching (like in Gimme some Tune) and iPod Scrobbling like in the original Last.fm player. Considering these are Freeware ......
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JamesHarrisPhoto
08 September 2009
Version: 2.2Beta5
I have a lot of playlists in iTunes. Please tell me that this version fixes the limitation of only showing about a third of my playlists. I really want to like CoverSutra, but I can't use it until this problem is fixed.
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Shock-J
29 August 2009
Version: 2.1.7
Please tell me an update is coming ASAP. Just installed Snow Leopard and Cover Sutra has issues. The menu item does not show up at all so if that's how you use it, it's a no go. Desktop cover artwork and key commands still seem to work, but I can't access anything else cause I turned off the dock access. I'd rather not dump all my prefs. Update PLEASE, love this app!
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Superman-S
23 August 2009
Version: 2.1.7
hello, More update, why: (?
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Sunstars
08 August 2009
Version: 2.1.7
iTunes controllers are like Twitter clients, there is a new one popping up each and every month. But still, no one beats the style, elegance and ease of use of CoverSutra.
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Gary-L-Gray
05 February 2009
Version: 2.1.7
I've tried them all and CoverSutra is the best iTunes controller there is. I love it!
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Nicaland
27 January 2009
Version: 2.1.7
I like that it integrates Lastfm, I'll try it
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Mac-Devil
23 January 2009
Version: 2.1.6
Perfect... and today for free! :-) Thank you!!!
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Tekl
24 September 2008
Version: 2.1.5
A great App, but it sometimes disappears (crashes) or is very laggy when the system is under stress. It also could lag the way that it blocks the computer for some time.
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Wuddel
19 September 2008
Version: 2.1.5
I really like CoverSutra, especially for its menu bar searching. But it is still lacking features. Like launching iTunes with it. I use(d) it manily because of its Last.fm-Support. But it only can scrobble titles. not "loving", no playlists and most notably no radio support! Also its kinda pricey for "just" being a remote to 1-1.5 free programms.
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Jellybelly
02 August 2008
Version: 2.1.4
CoverSutra is a simple app and it works well. However, I recently switched to CoverStream because of 1 preference: choice to Launch and Quit only when iTunes launches and quits. CoverSutra doesn't have this. You have to set it as a login item for it to work every time you open iTunes. But why leave an app you aren't using open? :(
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Joshp
10 July 2008
Version: 2.1.2
iTunes 7.7 broke it for me. the pulldown menu cannot start songs anymore.
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Xpander
13 June 2008
Version: 2.1.2
I can not get menubar searching to work for the life of me, cleared caches, toggled the library update preference, everything. It worked fine in previous releases.
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Verycarla
22 May 2008
Version: 2.1.2
Why, when I pause or resume play does CoverSutra put up a bezel which says, "No Playlist Selected"? There most definitely IS a playlist selected, and the music starts or stops as expected.
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Aiden-Yoo
12 May 2008
Version: 2.1.2
Not sure how others feel but I would really like the option to get the old notification back + larger album... and where can I download 2.0.1? Can't find it anywhere and I want to downgrade at least for now..
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Leo-Spill
12 May 2008
Version: 2.1.2
Like the app, But please Ms.Developer, why fiddle with the good stuff ? Can we have the heart in the menu bar returned ( as an option in the preferences maybe ) ...and also can the album artwork ( That seems to have shrunk) be put back to it's original proportion. ( ...or again can there be an option to increase it in the preferences) It's far too small now. Thanks for listening Ms.Developer.
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Larsen2k4
11 May 2008
Version: 2.1.2
CoverSutra won't search anymore with the new version (2.1.1 and 2.1.2) ... sometimes it takes 30-60 seconds until the results pop up and the same time again to load the covers. Also it won't show up Growl notifications anymore (only sometimes) - I tried to delete all preferences and caches - but no luck. After installing 2.0.1 again, everything works fine again.
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Jobby
11 May 2008
Version: 2.1.2
Version 2.1.2 was using over 500Mb (on a 2Gb machine!) less than 10 minutes after launch. That's not good at all - it makes it unusable! (I am running stuff as well as iTunes and CoverSutra :) The option to use Growl notifications seems to have vanished, too - please can we have this back? I don't want loads of apps that all use their own notifiers: I want everything to work with Growl…
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Moep
11 May 2008
Version: 2.1.1
I personally can't stand the way song-changes are shown in the new version. (right below the menu bar) So far I've found no way to restore the old behavior with the beautiful and unobtrusive bezel-notification in the middle of the screen so I've downgraded to 2.0.1 and don't plan to upgrade.
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Minorbug
09 May 2008
Version: 2.1
just updated to V2.1(210) wonderful service, great progamm! ... but ... I want the heart back in my mac menu!! :-(
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Eric-B-
05 May 2008
Version: 2.1b2
CoverSutra is without any doubt the greatest of all iTunes controllers. Just two minor complaints: 1. The 'players controls' window disappears as soon as you switch to another window while I would like to see the 'players controls' window all the time. I hope CoverSutra's developress will be able to add this feature in a future version. 2. CoverSutra is a little bit pricy with more than 23 USD as of today. Unfortunately, CoverSutra's success destroys all hope for a cut in price.
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Verycarla
01 March 2008
Version: 2.1b2
Since moving to the newest beta, scrobbling has been hit-or-miss. Is this CoverSutra or is there a problem with Last.FM? I have Growl configured to tell me when scrobbling succeeds or fails, and it's giving me no notification when it fails.
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Mrk
15 February 2008
Version: 2.0.1
Is there any way to set the position of the popup that appears when you change tracks?
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Larsen2k4
04 February 2008
Version: 2.0.1
This app is just ... amazing! I love it!
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Verycarla
04 February 2008
Version: 2.0
2.0 is very nice, but I'm stuck with Tiger at the moment. Where can we download 1.2?
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Hendo
14 January 2008
Version: 2.0
Even though I use Play MiTunes (duh I made it :P ) this has got to be one of the most beautiful pieces of software around. Fantastic job sophie
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fonsmeesters
13 January 2008
Version: 2.0
This is by far the best iTunes-controller there is. The interface is the most beautiful one, it has perfect GROWL-support and the new search-function makes iTunes itself noting more then a music-server. I control my music with keyboard-shortcuts only, Coversutra gives more then enough options on that front.
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Kukkis
09 January 2008
Version: 1.2
THIS REVIEW IS FOR VERSION 2.0 (MacHeist bundle) CoverSutra blows away any other iTunes control etc. software. It works the way it should (2.0 only 10.5 compatible) and has very nice and instant search feature right from Finder menu bar with album art. The over all visual and functional quality is very high. Extremely good playlist integration and yes, its from Finder menu bar!
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Macintosh-Sauce
24 December 2007
Version: 1.2
I would buy this application right now if it had the ability to play playlists like CoverStream does. This is by far the nicer app, but it needs this addition for me to buy it. I don't want to have to use iTunes at all if I can help it.
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sevdestruct
09 December 2007
Version: 1.2
I've been using Synergy Advance for a good long time, and love the Growl integration, and the level of key customization and control, but due to the lack of updates on Wincent's end for Leopard, or in general, I've been looking for something new and so far CoverSutra has my bid. It definitely fits well into the leopard interface. The visual notifiers are great. Only comment for amissing feature I have so far is that it'd be nice to have a hotkey to show/hide the growl display. The current player control window serves this purpose, but a bit bulky when you just want to check what track is playing, etc.
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Mark-anderson
19 November 2007
Version: 1.2b
Best iTunes controller available, and I've tried them all. Works great, looks great, and contrary to the whiners below about the cost, it's worth paying for great software.
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Kedos
18 November 2007
Version: 1.1.8
I choose to use Sizzling Keys instead of this for a couple of reasons: The ability to show\hide the album art with a shortcut key. The ability to rate a song 1-2-3-4-4 stars with one shortcut, instead of having to choose "rating up, up, up" I also like the added shortcut keys to sleep\lock the computer The fact that it's mostly free is also nice - but I'd gladly pay for CoverSutra if it integrated those features.
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Hendo
13 September 2007
Version: 1.1.7b
ah, ok well I think I figured out how to do it anyway. Just took a while ;) Thanks anyway!
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Hendo
12 September 2007
Version: 1.1.7b
To the Developer: I was just wondering if you could show me how to subclass NSLevelIndicator Rating style to customize the rating system the interface builder provides (because it really sucks)
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Mjknight
27 August 2007
Version: 1.1.6
Agreeing mostly with the previous reviewers, whilst being a great application, the overpricing is probably the worst I've seen to date! You can get a lot more for your money in the Mac Indie software world! Nevertheless, if display preferences for all parts of the software are introduced, along with further Last.fm integration (imagine something that would do Amua and iScrobbler's jobs without being as bloated as Last.fm's product), then one or two more might be convinced to part with the exorbitant cash.
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Doug-S-
04 July 2007
Version: 1.1.6
This is a good software and one of the nicest looking iTunes controllers out there but before I'm willing to pay for it there are features/issues that I would like to see addressed, which is why it only gets a 3. --------------- Features --------------- • This software could really benefit from the adding of a hot-key to make CoverSutra or the ability to turn hiding on and off. A combination of these would also work and would probably be a better option. • There is currently no support for playlists so you can't keep it open as a stand-alone completely to iTunes, you still need to switch back to switch playlists and the like. --------------- Ease of Use --------------- You install it and... Well that's it. The layout of what features it does have is well done and obvious. The only draw-back is you can't specify it to launch when iTunes does and you have to click on the icon to make it show itself. --------------- Value --------------- Personally I think this program is too feature deprived to yet justify the price, but it does have the potential to be a great app and in fact worth paying for. --------------- Stability --------------- 100% stable. Never an issue with it running or crashing. The only slight flaw is that if you CMD+Tab to it the window remains hidden. Small flaw, probably easy to fix.
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Dave-Wakeman
27 June 2007
Version: 1.1.6
I like this app, but it is ridiculously over-priced, considering GimmeSomeTune and others is free. Worth $6-8 at most. And @Last.fm log-in isn't working for me.
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zxpt
27 June 2007
Version: 1.1.6
Very nice interface and the window width can set to narrow (unlike iTunes) or stretchable across the horizontal size of the screen if desired. This allows for exact positioning (unlike iTunes in my 2 hours recordings. With the available hotkey functions it is much more userfriendly than any menubar iTunes control I tried.
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Leo-Spill
26 June 2007
Version: 1.1.6
. Why can't you pick a playlist or browse tracks from the player controls ? You should be able to display 'multiple' artist jewel cases on the desktop and enable a user defined playlist from that selection - It would have the feel of a real world scenario - Pick a few CDs and play them. Over-all a very poor application in the heavily contested field of iTunes remotes.
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Xpander
26 June 2007
Version: 1.1.6
I love this app, from the cool Jewel Case, to the Last.fm integration, to the growl notifications, I can consolidate all the apps I use for this stuff into one. Primo.
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globetrotterdk
19 June 2007
Version: 1.1.6
Now that I have had a chance to test CoverSutra, I have to say that I find the feature set and interoperability with iTunes to be extremely good. I would like to see more of the Last.fm app features integrated into CoverSutra, but please don't cut back on the general flexibility of this app. Lastly, I would say that the price is towards the high end of the scale. I would buy it in a flash if there was a MacPromo offer here on MacUpdate. Kudos to the developer.
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globetrotterdk
18 June 2007
Version: 1.1.6
Interesting idea, unfortunately I am experiencing serious problems: 1) All items greyed out in the menu except help, after trying to access help. 2) Choosing preferences don't bring up preferences. 3) What is CoverSutra? Doesn't show up as an app and as I can't force quit when it is misbehaving, I'll have to restart my computer. Running CoverSutra 1.1.6 on a G5 single (PPC) with OS X 10.4.9 and iTunes 7.2 I have e-mailed the developer, however no response so far.
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Twilightscapes
16 May 2007
Version: 1.1.5
As an ex-Synergy user, I am completely amazed by this application. It is stunningly simple but does most everything I need. My only request is for the application to have a setting that automatically opens and hides iTunes and accordingly quits iTunes upon quitting of CoverSutra. I have hacked this together with a small applescript application that check to see if iTunes is running, and if not, opens it. If either itunes is quit or CoverSutra, the script also quits both programs simultaneously. My code for this, if anyone else is interested in this functionality, looks like this: ------- Save this as an application and then run/quit this application and it will basically do that above mentioned feature. -------- tell application "iTunes" activate tell application "CoverSutra" activate end tell end tell on idle tell application "System Events" if exists application process "iTunes" then if not (exists application process "CoverSutra") then tell application "CoverSutra" to activate end if end if if not (exists application process "iTunes") then if exists application process "CoverSutra" then tell application "CoverSutra" to quit end if end if end tell return 5 end idle on quit tell application "iTunes" to quit tell application "CoverSutra" to quit continue quit end quit
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Matthew-Bauer
23 April 2007
Version: 1.1.4
This program is awesome! Makes pausing and playing so easy.
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Doug-S-
29 March 2007
Version: 1.1.2
I'm using a trial of CoverSutra before I decide whether or not it's worth the cash and I was wondering if there's any way to make it NOT hide when I'm clicked off the app? I really like it as a mini-player instead of using iTunes and that's kinda what I use it for at this point, however when I click off it the app fades away. Is there a way to disable this? Even when it's in the background I'd like it to be visible. Is that possible? And, if not, will it ever be a feature in the future?
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Stuzy
25 January 2007
Version: 1.0
Ignore that. The hot keys are Global, but for some strange reason none of the default ones worked, after changing them they work a treat. Sorry about that! I'll blame something else I've installed (always blame your tools).
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Stuzy
25 January 2007
Version: 1.0
This looks to be a smart application and just what I thought I was after, but perhaps I'm missing something or it doesn't do quite what I'd like it to do? I was hoping the hotkeys for changing tracks, play/pause etc would work, 'without' having to switch to CoverSutra first. This creates an extra step. First press the hotkey (default f7), then the hot key combination to change track etc. If it can do this, let me know, it doesn't seem to for me. It would be nice if you could.
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Pazou
24 January 2007
Version: 1.0
please backup your claims with reasons
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Pazou
24 January 2007
Version: 1.0
Here the application which I seek for a long time. Beautiful, light, useful. It's a killer app. I throw Synergy.
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$4.99

3.9

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Intel 32
  • Mac OS X 10.7.0 or later
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