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VOX Reviews3.3.17

30 January 2020

Music player that supports many filetypes.

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sneal1968
31 October 2019
Version: 3.3.13

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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.
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DCTL
26 July 2020
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!!
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fotoroberto
06 June 2020
Version: 3.3.17
it became garbage long time ago, not worth a penny!
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paulmoon1216
30 March 2020
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.
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5
UNlimn
05 February 2020
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!
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sneal1968
31 October 2019
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.
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zaza2
15 September 2019
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.
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Aargl
13 September 2019
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.
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0.5
Akrobat
12 August 2019
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.
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0.5
Aeschylus
13 July 2019
Version: 3.3.10
Sorry -- big, bloated, subscription -- no way.
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sqeeezy
03 June 2019
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.
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0.5
ben-marko
30 May 2019
Version: 3.3.9
Same here. Uninstalled. Won't link to my iTunes music library. And it's (yet another) subscription-based app? Bye.
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ronald-1**
09 April 2019
Version: 3.3.8
Pay pay pay app subscription. No thanks.
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jtnycny
16 January 2019
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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Ozai
25 June 2018
Version: 3.2.1
A subscription based music player? Is that a joke? I just wanted to change my equalizer settings! Apparently only PREMIUM users can. To unlock this most basic feature you need to pay them $4.99 monthly. Uninstalled.
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0.5
Mercyguy
08 June 2018
Version: 3.2.1
Gonna give credit for what early version made it great, now that it force user to make account to unlock feature. At this point why not just go to paid once model? I would have shelf out a couple of dollar since I've been supporting this App for so long. Now it's just a bloated, ad ridden player. I rather stay at version 2 like everybody else until OS breaks it.
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1.5
tx517
03 May 2018
Version: 3.2.1
The app was great until version 3, where a great deal of settings and features now force the user to log-in / pay... A perfect proof that it is highly valuable to keep prior versions of an app...
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Spudboy
22 February 2018
Version: 3.2.1
I use Vox all the time and don't pay anything for it. What is this monthly subscription people talk about?
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0.5
Macupdate removes comments if you pay enough
18 February 2018
Version: 3.2.1
Vox and Coppertino are an insult to any intelligent person, if you want to have a good FLAC player and don't mind paying a reasonable amount for it, try Swinsian. A subsubscription based music player .. ? What a disrespect to your user. I One year tops then Vox has vanished ..
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0.5
Wunderhorn
18 February 2018
Version: 3.2.1
I think a subscription model like this is a slap in the user's face. Happy to pay for good software, of course, but not like this. One time and perhaps for larger future updates as well. But when I decide to do it, not when a developer thinks I should.
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VanRijn63
27 December 2017
Version: 3.1
Close, but no cigar. All I want is a lightweight, easy to use itunes replacement, but can't fine one for love nor money.
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0.5
xgman
26 December 2017
Version: 3.1
used to be good. no longer.
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Intrepidsilence
27 November 2017
Version: 3.0.1
While VOX is a good app with many unique and wonderful features the change in 3.x to a subscription model was disappointing. However, I fully understand that developers need to support their families as well so I would be totally fine with it if the pricing model were anywhere near reasonable. However, $15/mo, or if you pay for a year almost $190 (with the discount), is flat out absurd.

Coppertino, get a grip. Charging $2/mo would net you thousands upon thousands more subscribers than your current pricing model. Somehow you think you are providing more value per month than my Adobe Creative license or perhaps Netflix including 4 simultaneous streams and UHD content.

The only way this pricing model would make sense would be if Coppertino wants to kill the app and no longer have to support it. And that is just where VOX is heading as it stands today.

Shame on you Coppertino.
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unGraphic
23 November 2017
Version: 3.0.1
I rarely log in to leave reviews, but this one was necessary; In short, Vox has become terribly disappointing. In full, Vox has slowly turned into a bloated mess and cash grab by greedy developers once it was bought out by Coppertino from Alessio Nonni. Version 0.2.8 beta 2 was amazing because it was fast, light on memory and system resources. Coppertino did bring a very pleasing visual aesthetic (credit is given where it's due) but how they managed to make it use so much more resources is questionable. Granted, it was fixed eventually but still is about double of what original Vox used. But now with this (disgusting) tactic to get us to pay to get EQ settings and force us to LOG IN? Why in christ was this implemented? I'd rather make a donation for the app than be bogged with drivel. How have the devs forgotten that the target audience of this app are those of us looking for a SIMPLE music app? I am NOT upgrading past version 2.8.26. My 2 star rating could be much lower however the rest of the application is still amazing, but the major blunder Coppertino has pulled is holding it back from a much better score and user experience for us all. Give me a place where I can make donation to keep Vox the way it should be instead of gouging everyone.
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2.5
Evgin
16 November 2017
Version: 3.0
3.0 = Exaggerated.
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MHerndz
16 November 2017
Version: 3.0
Now whyyyyy in the world would I pay $$ JUST to have an equalizer with only ONE setting I would ever use????? as far as tunes online I could care less, just the player and equalizer is all I ever use… Ain't buyin'…
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Pwenzel
16 November 2017
Version: 3.0
Really bumming on the extreme push for subscription services in Vox 3.0. Reverting back to version 2.8.26, which I love and would honestly pay money for as an alternative to iTunes... just not the $100-200 per year requirement for Vox Premium Cloud. The pricing is hidden behind layers of upselling pages, so it's not even clear what you are buying, or how much it costs. Seriously Coppertino, you had really nice player going here. It's the closest thing to Winamp, which people used to pay for back in the good old days! Why push everyone away from using it?
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Sandro-Bilbeisi
16 November 2017
Version: 3.0
Sorry Coppertino, but this looks like a downgrade to me ! AudioUnits are no longer available in the free tier ?
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dima-parfyonov
16 November 2017
Version: 3.0
Old Versions VOX: https://vox.rocks/mac-music-player/old-versions
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distreszed
09 October 2017
Version: 2.8.30
any news on High Sierra version? current version constantly crashes on startup after upgrade to 10.13.
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0.5
mky-1
29 July 2017
Version: 2.8.28
https://vox.rocks/privacy "Information in a log file may include IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, date/time stamps, MAC address, file requested, and other usage information and statistics." Why would I want to share my MAC address with the developers of a music player?
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4.5
pooyakamel
31 May 2017
Version: 2.8.24
This is by far the best "mini" music player for macOS. it opens fast and you can use it just for playing music and iTunes for organizing and managing your music. ??
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Aargl
16 March 2017
Version: 2.8.22
Funny to see that my **** review explaining how to get rid of those background apps has been deleted: Now the "Most Helpful Review" is a bad one, instead... :-D
They seem to prefer having bad reviews instead of happy users...
I'm still a happy user but I won't explain again how easy it is to prevent Loop and VOX Agent to run in the background, as it probably would be deleted again. ;-)
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Macupdate removes comments if you pay enough
11 February 2017
Version: 2.8.20
You might want to read this before installing: https://vox.rocks/privacy. And if you still decide to use Vox, use Little Snitch AND Little Flocker to prevent Vox from stealing your privacy, like bookmarks, IP-address, songs you listen to. You don't get nothing for free, the price is usually your privacy. I would love to pay for a program like Vox without my privacy being violated.
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wickedsp1d3r
01 February 2017
Version: 2.8.16
Ridiculous application nowadays.
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2.5
Macmaria
07 January 2017
Version: 2.8.12
Could be better—alas, it behaves like adware. Feed up I removed it from my Mac.
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0.5
GeogProf
09 October 2016
Version: 2.8.8
Does this app still constantly run in the background? That was a moronic decision by the developers — who wants such a single-use app running all the time?
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@mitic@
06 October 2016
Version: 2.8.6
The app is not bad. It allows to organize music inside the player, so you can create some playlists putting the songs in the order you prefer. You know, I don't like the interface, the colors are kind of depressive. But good news is that VOX plays different types of files, sometimes those the other players don't support. That's a plus!
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5
Maxmerlin
28 June 2016
Version: 2.8.1
Great app!! I'm playing all kind of audio files even DSF high resolution one's in a MacBook Pro built in late 2009 with latest OSX and all I can say is that I'm getting perfect sound. Other apps out there that play DSF files are usually a bit expensive. This one is free. Keep up the good work and thank you!!
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Cybercat-Hk
23 June 2016
Version: 2.8.1
Download here is for 2.7.7, not the "Version 2.8.1: "Huge update..." as listed. (Doesn't MacUpdate check their links before publishing a listing?)
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Penguirl
12 June 2016
Version: 2.7.7
I am quite happy with v 0.2.8 b2.
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distreszed
06 June 2016
Version: 2.7.7
it seems developers doesn't have on their minds implementing simple normalize/sound check option. too bad :/
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TeddyUrsadorable
14 April 2016
Version: 2.7.7
Odd that the App Store doesn't update Vox.. still no updates with 2.6.5 installed.
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0.5
dwp-1
07 April 2016
Version: 2.7.6
I feel like I've been screwed. I paid the $50 bucks for storing my FLAC files on theirs server and I am still constantly getting server errors. The software is updated pretty consistently but I don't see anything changing, nor is it helping my situation. I waited long enough for this company to fix the problems but gave up and now I would like my money back.
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Lvdoc
14 March 2016
Version: 2.7.4
Several times, I've been unable to delete certain files because I get a message saying that "VOX Agent" is using it. I found VOX Agent in Activity Monitor, yet I can't even force quit it. I don't trust this program.
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dwp-1
15 February 2016
Version: 2.7.3
I tried Vox for the ability to play HQ FLAC files on Mac & iPhone. I jumped right into and regret my decision. I wish i took some time to learn how it works, I find it very cumbersome and difficult to figure out what is being stored on the Loop server. I get constant connection errors from the loop server. The instructions suck, the latest update put Little Snitch into a loop that finally caused forced reboot. I wanted to like this but I am having difficulties. I purchased radio on iPhone but apparently that doesn't carry over the Mac version because it claims I need to purchase it again. I don't mind paying but I've had such a headache with this app that I don't want to give them another dollar and then find they closed down 3 months from now. I did not leave a review as not to reflect it's ratings. Maybe other people are having better luck than me. Disappointed!
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0.5
Scion777
14 February 2016
Version: 2.7.3
Won't run without connecting to the internet? Move to trash - secure delete. No thanks.
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5
Dylan-Mc
08 January 2016
Version: 2.6.6
Sometimes I want to play a folder of MP3's without adding them to my iTunes Library. Vox does this like a champ. Plus, it works great for playing high bitrate FLACs - much better and easier to use than, say, MediaCenter. Better yet it's free, so yay!
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Aargl
03 December 2015
Version: 2.6.6
Note that v 2.6.6 is very sensitive to others apps activity, losing sound from time to time. I've reverted to 2.6.5.
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Guass
28 October 2015
Version: 2.6.2
New version crashes on startup... back to version 2.6.1! :-( In general, despite the bad comments, I like very much this application. 3 stars for now due to the crash of the new version, otherwise surely a 4 stars application.
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4.5
oladavidgomez
27 October 2015
Version: 2.6.2
Plays lossless, nothing much else.
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