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Music player that supports many filetypes.

3.5
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VOX overview

VOX just sounds better! The beauty is in its simplicity, yet behind the minimal exterior lies a powerful music player with a ton of features and support for all audio formats you should ever need. VOX was originally developed following the principles of clarity, simplicity and versatility. Thus, the minimalistic interface incorporates both essential and unique features, which let you:

  • Listen to your music regardless of the format:
    • Play numerous lossy and lossless audio formats;
    • Export playlists in various formats (PLS, M3U, XSPF);
    • Open different playlist types including M3U, PLS, XSPF and the popular CUE format used to store CD rips;
    • Play audio files stored on NAS devices and other network drives.
  • Rule your music with ease:
    • Control the player from the main interface, Dock context menu or main menu controls;
    • Automatically search for all the missing album artwork from MusicBrainz and LastFM databases;
    • Use keyboard media keys, headphones buttons and Apple Remote to control playback (requires VOX Preference Pane);
    • Easily add music via smart drop zones, ordinary open dialog and Finder context menu;
    • Use equalizer with presets and custom mode, crossfade, fade on play/pause, converting music to 5.1 or 7.1 format;
    • Preview album artwork from your Dock icon;
    • Gapless playback support;
    • Get system or Growl playback notifications.
  • Focus on music, not the source:
    • Work with different audio sources including custom Playlist, iTunes Library, online Radio and even more in the future;
    • Keep your listening statistics up-to-date with your LastFM account by means of LastFM scribbling.
  • Full SoundCloud integration:
    • Easily control SoundCloud from inside VOX;
    • Access the largest database of the world’s music and discover new sound;
    • Bring your SoundCloud stream and likes directly into VOX.
  • Get more out of your technical equipment:
    • Advanced Audio Features: HOG Mode; Improved multi-output device support;
    • Convert stereophonic audio in your headphones to binaural using Bauer DSP (BS2B) technology;
    • Pause playback automatically on headphones disconnection;
    • Take full advantage of AirPlay (10.8+) to listen from any of your wireless output devices.

Note: while VOX is listed as free, there is a "Premium" subscription option that can be purchased for $4.99. To learn more, go here.

What’s new in version 3.5.3

Updated on Nov 22 2022

  • Fixed playback for some Youtube links.
View older VOX updates

Information

License

Free

Size

45.9 MB

Downloads

325967

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • OS X 10.11.0 or later
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halmccabe
halmccabe
Sep 3 2021
3.4.2
0.0
Sep 3 2021
0.0
Version: 3.4.2
AVOID AT ALL COST. Was a premium subscriber, but all it did was crash both my phone and my Macbook Pro. Their customer service response was to essentially try and make me a beta-tester, having me try this, try that.... I don't have time to beta-test your software that I just paid over $50 for. I set it to cancel auto-renew, and it charged me anyway a year later. Emailed them within 2 minutes of the charge for a refund, and they refused, again trying to get me to beta-test this garbage software. I asked 5 times politely to just get a refund, they refused, and kept my money. Do not support these people, they are dishonest and quite obviously don't care that their product does not work. So now they got $100+ out of me but at least paypal finally canceled their autorenew which apparently I was not able to do, so they have their last dime out of me.
lbherring3
lbherring3
May 30 2021
3.4
0.0
May 30 2021
0.0
Version: 3.4
Garbage. No library - no way to control and enjoy even a small collection. I think people that build this stuff do not collect and enjoy music. They develop and sell technology.
Aargl
Aargl
Mar 4 2021
3.3.19
4.0
Mar 4 2021
4.0
Version: 3.3.19
For everyone regretting the simplicity of the old Vox, I've found https://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/60399/tiny-player to be a great replacement!
Skooks57
Skooks57
Feb 7 2021
3.3.19
1.0
Feb 7 2021
1.0
Version: 3.3.19
Beware folks before jumping on board with VOX Premium... these people are unscrupulous, to say the least!! I don't remember ever signing up for the Premium and haven't been using it. I haven't even been using the "regular" free VOX. But, I found out about this when I saw that Paddle had taken $49.99 on February 5, 2021 from me thru PayPal. So, I started an investigation, but found out nothing to substantiate this. Then I told Paddle to cancel the subscription and to refund my money, especially the payment that was taken from me by PayPal... but they refused. Then I even tried to cancel this subscription with a link on their email... but, it said "page is unavailable"! BEWARE!!
till-1
till-1
Oct 25 2020
3.3.17
1.0
Oct 25 2020
1.0
Version: 3.3.17
With a heavy heart I just cancelled my VOX Premium subscription with about 400GB of my best Hi-Res music in my account. After being told the same empty promises of providing a method to actually maintain that much music and doing virtually nothing to come through on their promises, I've had it. Since all music just goes into an online storage that has no way of being looked at outside of their VOX Media Player software, you don't know what's actually been uploaded, so far. I never knew whether by uploading one of my folders of music, I might be sending CD-quality versions of music I already uploaded as Hi-Res versions, always leaving me reluctant to do anything with my music. It just deterred me from grooming my online collection of Hi_res music. Well, their loss...hope they actually allow their users the control which someone who pays good money to listen to their lossless and hi-res would surely demand...otherwise, I'd just be using my infinite and free mp3 storage providers. Get it together, team VOX...don't muck up the good thing you almost have!!
nedrdon2
nedrdon2
Oct 4 2020
3.3.17
0.0
Oct 4 2020
0.0
Version: 3.3.17
Awful workflow and if you have a PC, you're out of luck- even though their website sucks you in with a Beta windows version - that you find out doesn't work after you've paid for a non-refundable subscription. Bad business!!
antonyjscott
antonyjscott
Sep 15 2020
3.3.17
5.0
Sep 15 2020
5.0
Version: 3.3.17
Great product, I have all my music files uploaded in a lossless format and can now thanks to huge amounts of A data allowance monthly listen to them whenever, wherever.
DCTL
DCTL
Jul 26 2020
3.3.17
1.0
Jul 26 2020
1.0
Version: 3.3.17
Boooo! Awful workflow and if you have a PC, you're out of luck- even though their website sucks you in with a Beta windows version - that you find out doesn't work after you've paid for a non-refundable subscription. Bad business!!
fotoroberto
fotoroberto
Jun 6 2020
3.3.17
1.0
Jun 6 2020
1.0
Version: 3.3.17
it became garbage long time ago, not worth a penny!
paulmoon1216
paulmoon1216
Mar 30 2020
3.3.17
1.0
Mar 30 2020
1.0
Version: 3.3.17
Subscription-based companies will one day join the 21st century and TURN OFF the auto-renew feature. Just got billed $90 for a renewal I didn't keep up with, 2-years going. They refused to refund, under no circumstances. I liked the product I had for years, but this kind of customer service is just an indication of "sneaky" policies IMO.
UNlimn
UNlimn
Feb 5 2020
3.3.17
5.0
Feb 5 2020
5.0
Version: 3.3.17
All my favorite stations are working fine after the last update. I got all my iTunes issues sorted out by the Support staff. The app is great!
sneal1968
sneal1968
Oct 31 2019
3.3.13
2.0
Oct 31 2019
2.0
Version: 3.3.13
Uses iTunes library. Does not (yet) support OS Catalina. Radio function does not play on iphone/pad/MacBook. Support staff responses show no understanding of issue. It does import iTunes playlists. It does play music. Do not recommend premium vox.
zaza2
zaza2
Sep 15 2019
3.3.12
1.0
Sep 15 2019
1.0
Version: 3.3.12
An absolute garbage. And I thought I was the only person suffering with this. The lagging, the crashes resulting from tasks as simple as Drag and Drop, the torpid, indolent and sluggish response, accompanied by a HUGE consumption of RAM. This app went from my absolute favorite to a complete rubbish. What a shame.
Aargl
Aargl
Sep 13 2019
3.3.12
4.0
Sep 13 2019
4.0
Version: 3.3.12
I think many people wanting a very simple player will be happy with TINY PLAYER. ;-) — old COG is still working too and 64 bits — which is not the case of old VOX (0.2.8 and variants). I still have VOX 2.8.26 (cleaned up from useless background stuff ;-) ) occasionally running. It has one advantage over many others: it plays the Opus format.
Akrobat
Akrobat
Aug 12 2019
3.3.10
0.5
Aug 12 2019
0.5
Version: 3.3.10
A damned shame. I remember when it appeared years ago. Such a good, simple player unlike the bloated but necessary iTunes. Now you have to SIGN IN to play music? I deleted from my system....next.
Aeschylus
Aeschylus
Jul 13 2019
3.3.10
0.5
Jul 13 2019
0.5
Version: 3.3.10
Sorry -- big, bloated, subscription -- no way.
sqeeezy
sqeeezy
Jun 3 2019
3.3.9
1.0
Jun 3 2019
1.0
Version: 3.3.9
still May 2019 using Vox 0.2.8 beta 2, although Mojave 10.14.6 Beta (18G29g) doesn't like it. News is iTunes.app is to be chopped up: about time, give me a competent music player based on Audion3 or good ol' Vox,please.
ben-marko
ben-marko
May 30 2019
3.3.9
0.5
May 30 2019
0.5
Version: 3.3.9
Same here. Uninstalled. Won't link to my iTunes music library. And it's (yet another) subscription-based app? Bye.
ronald-1**
ronald-1**
Apr 9 2019
3.3.8
1.0
Apr 9 2019
1.0
Version: 3.3.8
Pay pay pay app subscription. No thanks.
jtnycny
jtnycny
Jan 16 2019
3.3.7
1.0
Jan 16 2019
1.0
Version: 3.3.7
Scamware does not work as promised. Doesn't work with Sonos or music stored in different locations. AVOID like the plaque, impossible to get refund, greedy developers won't help with tech support.
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