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Swinsian
Swinsian
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Swinsian

Version 2.3.6

Music manager and player.

4.3
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$24.95
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Swinsian overview

Swinsian is a music manager and player for OS X.

Features
  • Supports FLAC/Ogg Vorbis as well as MP3, AAC, WAV, APE, AC3, WavPack, WMA, and cue files
  • Copies tracks from iPods and iPhones
  • Watches folders for new files
  • Fetches album art
  • Quick control window
  • Imports iTunes libraries
  • Playback over AirTunes
  • Duplicate finding
  • Bulk tag editing with regex support

What’s new in version 2.3.6

Updated on Jul 21 2021

Version 2.3.6:
  • Fixes problems calculating the length of DSF files.
  • Fixes problems removing tracks from playlists on iPods.
  • Avoids upgrading ID3 tag version if not required.
  • Improvements to file tag writing.

Information

License

Shareware

Size

14.6 MB

Developer’s website

https://swinsian.com

Downloads

24110

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.8.0 or later
  • iOS interaction requires FUSE for macOS
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Performance
Price
Regular updates

What needs improvements

Design

Swinsian qualities

Value
4.5
Ease of use
4.5
Features
4.5
Reliability
5.0
Customer support
4.0
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Lvdoc
Lvdoc
Oct 16 2021
2.3.6
5.0
Oct 16 2021
5.0
Version: 2.3.6
Seriously? Dark mode for Apple has been available for how many YEARS now, and Swinsian still doesn't have a dark option? It's a decent player, but please, developer: Enter the 21st century.
paulforthomme
paulforthomme
Sep 30 2021
2.3.6
0.0
Sep 30 2021
0.0
Version: 2.3.6
swinsian is a superb program how to save or backup the command text of my smart playlist on a file and how to recover these smart playlist text control later ? thank you
javelinpix
javelinpix
Jul 13 2021
2.3.5
0.0
Jul 13 2021
0.0
Version: 2.3.5
How can I sync my swinsian playlists to iPhone? Is there a way to copy the S - playlists into iTunes? Thanks. New here.
mpaule1686
mpaule1686
Apr 8 2021
2.3.4
0.0
Apr 8 2021
0.0
Version: 2.3.4
I'm awed by Swinsian's speed when editing tags vs. the last version of iTunes, which at times is glacial. One thing I miss though: Doug Scripts for iTunes really help when editing tags en masse. Anybody know if there's any equivalent Apple Scripts for Swinsian?
action-2
action-2
Jan 30 2021
2.3.2
5.0
Jan 30 2021
5.0
Version: 2.3.2
Look, everyone has said it here. I upgraded to a new MacBook Pro M1. It is wonderful and ultra-speedy, but the new Music app sucks big time as several important features were eliminated. Especially sorting features. Swinsian improves on all of that. A simple functional interface that lets me enjoy my music more. This was a no-brainer to get!
scottdavismsu
scottdavismsu
Aug 31 2020
2.2.4
5.0
Aug 31 2020
5.0
Version: 2.2.4
I've been using Swinsian for years. It's a well built app that has everything you would need to take control of your music library. I love all the file formats Swinsian supports. It makes fixing your ID3 tags much easier. It has a look and feel like the classic iTunes without all the extra stuff that ruined it (like other reviews mention). Great price, great developer, and great product.
paulhoffmanoz6
paulhoffmanoz6
Jul 16 2020
2.2.3
0.0
Jul 16 2020
0.0
Version: 2.2.3
What I'm looking for is an audio player that displays the album art in hires grid fashion like iTunes but won't change it when you place your own art in there. Unfortunately Swinsian doesn't have this. Surely I'm not alone here? Paulus
jaesm21
jaesm21
Jun 16 2020
2.2.3
5.0
Jun 16 2020
5.0
Version: 2.2.3
The only music library manager worth using on the Mac. Can't stand Apple's built-in Music app. I love the columns and being able to customize those for my giant library!
npoorkarimi
npoorkarimi
May 12 2020
2.2.3
4.5
May 12 2020
4.5
Version: 2.2.3
Updated to 2.2.4 on 11 May 2020
Grantski
Grantski
May 10 2020
2.2.3
5.0
May 10 2020
5.0
Version: 2.2.3
A month in and I love it, has got me reorganising my library properly. Plays everything, highly configurable. A darker theme is all I need now.
476429
476429
Apr 24 2020
2.2.3
5.0
Apr 24 2020
5.0
Version: 2.2.3
The iTunes developers slowly destroyed it. Then, when there was a chance to save it, it becomes a front-end for Apple Music. No thank you. Swinsian brings back the feel of classic iTunes, and it's primary focus is simply managing you music library. In the current climate of streaming services, Swinsian is targeting a niche audience. I'm in that niche, and I love it. I've tried about ever music player and library management app for macOS and Swinsian is the one that handles all of my needs.
luis-rosety
luis-rosety
Dec 13 2019
2.2.2
1.0
Dec 13 2019
1.0
Version: 2.2.2
It's frustrating seeing that each new version works even worse with Airtunes. At least with old versions I managed "convincing" Swinsian to play through my Airtunes by some swapping several times the output devices. But now it even ignores my default system settings having Airtunes as default output audio device at system level. And even more frustrating, no way to track the issue with some error log or any other feedback helping getting fixed this issue for once.
arisuatlast
arisuatlast
Dec 2 2019
2.2.2
4.0
Dec 2 2019
4.0
Version: 2.2.2
Definitely the best music player around for big libraries. I'm at over 250gb of lossy audio (about 30k files) myself and experience little to no lag when navigating the browsers and art grid. The customizability has allowed me to arrange the interface exactly to my liking. The overall lack of fluff while still having a fantastic interface is a godsend. It's minimalist, but not in a lazy way. Aside from a couple issues I've had, Swinsian makes other Mac OS music players look like a joke. Changing the grid's icon size is an exception to the lag-free experience and is especially frustrating because it's extremely easy to mess everything up with an accidental zoom gesture and go through the laggy, frustrating process of getting it to the right size again and again. A simple "lock" button next to the size slider would completely fix the issue. More importantly, if the developers are reading this, please PLEASE implement a dark mode soon. Among the many different applications I have running on a regular basis, this has been only one that has yet to give my eyes a rest even among a bunch of other third-party developers. I paid full price for this software and am disappointed that such a simple yet important feature is still nowhere to be seen.
daveyarddave
daveyarddave
Oct 22 2019
2.2.1
4.0
Oct 22 2019
4.0
Version: 2.2.1
I purchased Swinsian a week ago and I'm really liking it. I get the Column Browser back which the Music App took away, I no longer have to convert FLAC files to an iTunes readable format (a big time saver for me), and it's much zippier...iTunes (and the Music App) always had a 2 or 3 second lag when switching songs which never bothered me, but I think after using Swinsian that lag would bug me if I had to switch back to the Music App. It's not perfect. There's no Dark Mode. And while Swinsian did import all my playlists, album art and star ratings, it didn't import my lyrics. Even if it did, the lyrics window is way too small and can't be resized. Also, editing track info is awkward compared to iTunes...you have to select a track, mouse to the edit window and edit your info, mouse back to track listing and select the next track, then mouse back to the edit window - there should be a "next" button like in iTunes. Despite these small issues (and a few others), for me Swinsian is a step up from iTunes and/or the Music App and was well worth the $25.
brian-voce
brian-voce
Jul 27 2019
2.1.14
5.0
Jul 27 2019
5.0
Version: 2.1.14
Absolutely the best music player for Mac. Cheap as chips ( compare the price with Audirvana). I’ve been using this since OSX Lion on a core 2 duo iMac (now using High Sierra on a music dedicated Mac Mini for AIFF playback from a NAS or USB hard drive) with zero issues from day one. Fast, reliable and sounds great. What more could you ask for? Very happy ?
mark-379
mark-379
Apr 1 2019
2.1.11
4.0
Apr 1 2019
4.0
Version: 2.1.11
Has worked very well until I wanted to change music library locations to an external drive for traveling. The developer is helpful and responsive so I anticipate this issue will eventually be resolved in time.
Evgin
Evgin
Dec 17 2018
2.1.11
3.5
Dec 17 2018
3.5
Version: 2.1.11
Dark mode is for when?
Lvdoc
Lvdoc
Nov 27 2018
2.1.9
5.0
Nov 27 2018
5.0
Version: 2.1.9
Dark mode. Please!
luis-rosety
luis-rosety
May 16 2018
2.1.4
1.0
May 16 2018
1.0
Version: 2.1.4
I payed for the Swinsian licence after short testing. The design and the possibility to get rid of iTunes rendered it really attractive. But unfortunately it keeps crashing and loosing connection with my Air Tunes device which is where I use to play music through. I would not pay for it again due to the described problems. These issues make it quite irritating.
Dellu
Dellu
Mar 19 2018
2.1.3
3.5
Mar 19 2018
3.5
Version: 2.1.3
Had it the playback speed control, it would be the best audiobook and music player in the mac.
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