Hermes
Hermes
1.3.1

4.4

Hermes free download for Mac

Hermes for Mac

26 March 2017

Standalone Pandora client.

What is Hermes for Mac

Hermes is a standalone Pandora client that is open-source and doesn't require Adobe Air or Flash. Plays Pandora or Pandora One without opening a browser.

What's new in Hermes

Version 1.3.1:
New
  • Allow display of play/pause status in the Dock to be disabled
  • Add “Skip” button to macOS song notifications
  • Better distinguish the play/pause icon from the album art in the Dock
  • Use native Touch Bar controls (when Hermes is not the active application) in macOS 10.12.2 and later
  • Provide notification of stream stopping when Hermes is quit
Fixed or Improved
  • Clarify “thumbs up” and “rating” in scripting
  • Fix “current song” reference in scripting
  • Work around a regression in macOS 10.12 which caused issues when showing drawers
  • Fix checking then unchecking “Use proxy for audio” leaving proxy enabled
  • Don’t crash, instead display a message when proxy information is invalid
  • Work around Pandora API returning errors in user.canSubscribe
  • Several code cleanups
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Aeschylus
Aeschylus
Mar 27 2017
1.3.1
5.0
Mar 27 2017
5.0
Version: 1.3.1
It's the only way I listen to Pandora on my home computer.
TwisterMc
TwisterMc
Mar 14 2017
1.3.0
5.0
Mar 14 2017
5.0
Version: 1.3.0
Hermes works great, is tied to my keyboard play/pause buttons, and picks up right where I left off if I pause it. Great app.
newsview
newsview
Dec 12 2016
1.3.0
5.0
Dec 12 2016
5.0
Version: 1.3.0
Interface is straightforward. I like how it sits in the menu bar near my Google player. Audio quality is first rate. I'm running an older version under Snow Leopard and it works great!
Uncoy
Uncoy
Sep 17 2016
1.2.8
5.0
Sep 17 2016
5.0
Version: 1.2.8
Lovely Pandora app with quite good audio quality (not sure if it's as good as the Pandora air desktop app) with much better keyboard shortcuts. V 1.19 runs well on Snow Leopard: https://s3.amazonaws.com/alexcrichton-hermes/Hermes-1.1.19.zip Unfortunately scrobbling to Last.fm does not work with this version (it does with latest 1.28). Even sadder, Hermes is no longer actively maintained.
Dolphinboy2u
Dolphinboy2u
May 21 2016
1.2.7
0.0
May 21 2016
0.0
Version: 1.2.7
MacUpdate's link to developer takes you to GitHub, but here's what seems to be a more public-facing web page for Hermes: http://hermesapp.org
Mcoyle
Mcoyle
May 12 2016
1.2.7
4.5
May 12 2016
4.5
Version: 1.2.7
Great little app. I've been using if for a couple years. I was having trouble logging in, but this update has fixed that.
Tengutech
Tengutech
Aug 7 2015
1.2.6
5.0
Aug 7 2015
5.0
Version: 1.2.6
My favourite way to experience Pandora. In my opion the best bit is not the skipping of adds, but the low memory/cpu usage, and the ability to skip Flash/AdobeAir.
bowlerboy-jmb
bowlerboy-jmb
May 7 2015
1.2.6
5.0
May 7 2015
5.0
Version: 1.2.6
I've been running Hermes under Mavericks for two days now, and it's functioning flawlessly. This is a really neat little program. What no one seems to have mentioned is that, unlike accessing Pandora via a browser, which, if you do not pay a monthly fee, will result in irritating advertisements, Hermes provides wall-to-wall music: no bothersome ads to break-up your mood. Together with all the other features that allow you to create new radio stations, or edit your existing stations, adjust volume, pause, play, skip songs, and either play/pause when your screen saver kicks in, I find that the avoidance of those irritating ads to be the great touch to make playing Pandora through Hermes a more satisfying experience than through a browser.
Bluebird
Bluebird
May 7 2015
1.2.6
5.0
May 7 2015
5.0
Version: 1.2.6
Perfect little app that I keep open all day at work to play soothing background music to tame the savage beast. Works perfectly and keeps nicely in a corner or in the dock. The notifications let me know what playing. This is the first such app I've used that simply does not have a single glitch after several months of use. Perfect.
WordWeaver
WordWeaver
May 6 2015
1.2.6
0.0
May 6 2015
0.0
Version: 1.2.6
In order to avoid confusion, the developer should consider changing the name of this software, the reason being that Hermes and Hermes II is the name of a popular Macintosh BBS package which has been in wide use since the mid 1980s. Following are some related links: http://www.armageddonbbs.com https://github.com/malyn/HermesBBS http://www.hermesbbs.com/ The first link above is the home page for my own BBS, which uses the Hermes BBS software.
csaborio
csaborio
Apr 24 2015
1.2.5
5.0
Apr 24 2015
5.0
Version: 1.2.5
Works perfectly fine with 10.10.3, does what it needs to do.
wintermute
wintermute
Mar 23 2015
1.2.5
5.0
Mar 23 2015
5.0
Version: 1.2.5
Works great for me on OS X 10.10.2 and previous OS X versions. Not sure why other people are having problems. Love it!
Jazzyguy
Jazzyguy
Dec 30 2014
1.2.5
0.5
Dec 30 2014
0.5
Version: 1.2.5
This version works. Unfortunately it didn't say to put my email in the box.
Jazzyguy
Jazzyguy
Dec 30 2014
1.2.5
0.5
Dec 30 2014
0.5
Version: 1.2.5
This version does NOT work.When i put it in my SnowLeopard Mac it shows the window for Pandora but when I insert my Pandora Information the window does Not accept it, It does NOT show that it was incorrect .It shows NOTHING at all.
Jazzyguy
Jazzyguy
Dec 30 2014
1.2.5
0.5
Dec 30 2014
0.5
Version: 1.2.5
This version does NOT work.When i put it in my SnowLeopard Mac it shows the window for Pandora but when I insert my Pandora Information the window does Not accept it, It does NOT show that it was incorrect .It shows NOTHING at all.
Jazzyguy
Jazzyguy
Dec 28 2014
1.2.4
0.5
Dec 28 2014
0.5
Version: 1.2.4
Does NOT work in 10.6.8. I checked it in 2 Macs.
Jazzyguy
Jazzyguy
Dec 28 2014
1.2.4
0.5
Dec 28 2014
0.5
Version: 1.2.4
Does NOT work in 10.6.8. I checked it in 2 Macs.
Aeschylus
Aeschylus
Dec 28 2014
1.2.4
5.0
Dec 28 2014
5.0
Version: 1.2.4
Simple, works great, unobtrusive, light on resources, and decent interface. Further, it found my settings for Pandora without any input from me whatsoever. This is truly the player I've been looking for for several years, and one of the most delightful pieces of software. This will increase my use of Pandora considerably. I can't imagine anything better. The price is great. Thank you, Developer.
Eveningclouds
Eveningclouds
Nov 1 2014
1.2.2
5.0
Nov 1 2014
5.0
Version: 1.2.2
Problem free, unobtrusive, doesn't hog memory, access to Pandora if you need it.
Jazzyguy
Jazzyguy
Jul 13 2014
1.2.2
0.5
Jul 13 2014
0.5
Version: 1.2.2
Excellent Software.Runs Well and is a great Pandora client.
Sonnendeck
Sonnendeck
Jul 12 2014
1.2.2
5.0
Jul 12 2014
5.0
Version: 1.2.2
Good work!
JML54
JML54
May 27 2014
1.2.0
5.0
May 27 2014
5.0
Version: 1.2.0
Works perfectly. And I'm impressed with the speed of MacUpdate adding Hermes to the site, one day after I suggested it.
wesco
wesco
May 27 2014
1.2.0
5.0
May 27 2014
5.0
Version: 1.2.0
Love it!
Phantasm
Phantasm
May 26 2014
1.2.0
4.5
May 26 2014
4.5
Version: 1.2.0
I've been using this app for about a week and have had a good experience so far. It's stable, lightweight, low on resources and has a lot of features packed into its minimal appearance. My only issue is that the most recent station automatically starts to play on launch. Someone has already mentioned this on GitHub so hopefully an option to turn this off will be implemented in a future version. Recommended for anyone looking for a lightweight Pandora client. It does more than the browser-based version while using less of your resources.
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4.4

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.10.0 or later

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