WhiteCap
WhiteCap
6.8.3

1.9

WhiteCap free download for Mac

WhiteCap6.8.3

28 January 2020

Visual plug-in for iTunes and other players.

Overview

WhiteCap is a sleek and sophisticated music visualizer and screensaver that features futuristic, wireframe mesh visuals with dynamic backgrounds and colors.

WhiteCap contains thousands of visual combinations, real-time audio response, configurable on-screen menus, and an extensive library of visual content.

  • Continuously morphing stream of visual effects
  • Adjustable zoom, speed, and music response
  • Easy to install, easy to use

What's new in WhiteCap

Version 6.8.3:
  • New WaveShapes: Vesica Piscis Pulse, Closed Space, Holy Moments
  • Installer now better accommodates Mojave and Catalina (to the best that is possible)

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60 Reviews of WhiteCap

1
Teksestro
29 December 2017
Version: 6.8.0

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The 'standalone' version is actually US$30. That is the same price as Affinity Photo for the iPad - an app that won the coveted 'App of the Year' award, and is developed by an entire team of highly-skilled developers in the UK. When you consider that WhiteCap - as well as the other visualisers the developer produces - is produced as a hobby, by a one-man band, in his spare time, it is blatantly obvious to everyone that the pricing here is utterly unrealistic, and will turn away most potential buyers. The irony here is, that if the developer decided to price them reasonably - say, at a US$2.00, the price of a 'normal' game or art app that will entertain you for a couple of hours - WhiteCap (and his other visualiser offerings) would probably be MUCH more successful, and would be likely to collect very positive reviews. He has indeed been developing these visualisers for a couple of decades, so they have now evolved to have quite stable, solid code. They are hypnotic, and nice to look at - for fifteen minutes or so at a time - and would be WELL worth a US$2 price tag. When reviewing any product, however, we have to take into consideration whether there is value-for-money to be had, and at the current price point, the answer is a very unavoidable 'NO'.
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1
Teksestro
29 December 2017
Version: 6.8.0
The 'standalone' version is actually US$30. That is the same price as Affinity Photo for the iPad - an app that won the coveted 'App of the Year' award, and is developed by an entire team of highly-skilled developers in the UK. When you consider that WhiteCap - as well as the other visualisers the developer produces - is produced as a hobby, by a one-man band, in his spare time, it is blatantly obvious to everyone that the pricing here is utterly unrealistic, and will turn away most potential buyers. The irony here is, that if the developer decided to price them reasonably - say, at a US$2.00, the price of a 'normal' game or art app that will entertain you for a couple of hours - WhiteCap (and his other visualiser offerings) would probably be MUCH more successful, and would be likely to collect very positive reviews. He has indeed been developing these visualisers for a couple of decades, so they have now evolved to have quite stable, solid code. They are hypnotic, and nice to look at - for fifteen minutes or so at a time - and would be WELL worth a US$2 price tag. When reviewing any product, however, we have to take into consideration whether there is value-for-money to be had, and at the current price point, the answer is a very unavoidable 'NO'.
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0.5
kosovarnye@yahoo-com
25 June 2017
Version: 6.7.1
$20 for a friggin' visual plugin (or $30 for the whooeee! "Platinum" edition?!?!" (Plus $15 or more for the frequent upgrade fees, or so I've read?) Well, there's a sucker born every day and unfortunately, the only person laughing is the developer...all the way to the bank.! WhiteCap is another insignificant product from Soundspectrum, who charges the same outrageous prices for the G-Force visual plugin. I wouldn't pay more than $3 for an iTunes plugin unless it had genuine AI built in and it could do my tax returns and make my toast in the morning. (Incidentally, the basic version of TurboTax IS FREE and it DOES do my taxes.)
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Swo
24 April 2017
Version: 6.7
Something like a visualizer (or a screensaver) should NEVER cost as much as WhiteCap. And it's worth mentioning that I have never uses the application–did I mention it's a visualizer, an iTunes visualizer–but would only consider such an application if the cost was in the single digits. But $20!? Who NEEDS to pay so much for what amounts to eye candy?
(2)
1
Noraa
16 March 2016
Version: 6.5
Wow, this thing is still in development? Are there actually people out there paying $15/year for an iTunes visualizer? I used to love this plugin way back in the day (15+ years ago...), but haven't used it since the developer started charging absurd amounts of money for it.
(3)
OhEssex
30 September 2013
Version: 6.1
So how does this software end up with the coveted bold red text at the top of MacUpdate's list at the end of the day? It has a really poor rating yet other software that rates much higher and has more downloads than this doesn't make the cut...
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Penguirl
08 December 2011
Version: 5.7.1
$20 for a screensaver/visualizer? I don't think so, even without the yearly renewals. Adding $15 a year on top of that earns the coveted raspberry award - PFFFFFT.
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1.5
alas!
07 December 2011
Version: 5.7.1
Not nearly as interesting as SoundSpectrum's G-Force but also ruined by their $15 yearly upgrade tax. Sorry, it's a no go for me. $15 per year for updates forever after? NO WAY! %20, or $30 for the Platinum edition plus the yearly $15 tax? I think not.
(10)
Robertcoogan
20 March 2009
Version: 5.2.1
Nice, but there are a ton (it seems) of free visualizers out there...why buy?
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Mactraxx
13 August 2008
Version: 5.1.5
This update (5.1.5) killed the background graphics. Bummer.
(0)
Ray16
21 December 2007
Version: 5.0.5
Hey guys I hear ya, if you have an older Mac! you begin to worry that a newer version won't work. I've learned to burn older DL files, SoundSpectrum doesn't keepan archive page. Right now I'm on a Slot Loading iMac, I was lucky enough to have DL files for G-Force v3.01 and whitecap 4.7.4 Moral is save those files
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Ej1
28 November 2007
Version: 5.0.4
Andy, I can't find anything with the download or on the SoundSpectrum website that state what the "required graphics hardware" are. What are they?
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Kp4bjd
03 November 2007
Version: 5.0.3
Expected version 5.0.3, but 5.0.2 arrived. The access to the menu choices was not intuitive, but I figured it out. The description of the effects of the numerous choices is not obvious by their titles, so easily getting to an appropriate on-screen help file is in order .. even the spartan "Press H for Help" in the start-up splash screen is easily ignored ..
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Subsea
02 November 2007
Version: 5.0.3
Downloads .zip file labeled V5.0.3. Opens with disk image of V5.0.2 which still won't run, needing more resources.
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8oo8
10 October 2007
Version: 5.0.2
Well, tried v5.02 and was informed that that it can't be run on my computer because it lacks required graphics hardware. Apparently, Whitecap now needs greater resources than the latest version of G-Force, which runs just fine on my 17" Powerbook. Ah well, sometimes life's a bitch, ya know? Sigh......
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Ray16
29 September 2007
Version: 5.0.1
Only if version archives were kept. If Netscape can do it, so could Andt & team.
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Ray16
29 September 2007
Version: 5.0.1
Hmmm. Andy & team must be in the next version Tron! G-Force is having troubles too, blackscreen etc. Whats going on? Don't they consult with the itunes people????? And it's differcult to back to earlier versions sometimes. enougn said.
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Syharris
29 September 2007
Version: 5.0.1
I'm still experiencing the black screen issue with v5.0.1.
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Syharris
26 September 2007
Version: 5.0
Installed the WhiteCap 5.0 trial but the iTunes WhiteCap visualiser doesn't show any images after the title fades out, just a black screen. Anyone else?
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Anonymous
25 June 2005
Version: 4.7.4
MU, your link does not work anymore...
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Anonymous
14 February 2005
Version: 4.7.4
If memory serves, the British, Japan, Canada, and United States have all been part of White Cap in the past -- maybe others I haven't noticed. I'm a staunch liberal, but it doesn't strike me intentionally political to have various flags in the app to show off a cool waving effect. Just enjoy this great freeware from Andy -- it's an amazing visualizer.
(0)
4.75
Valentin Deppenfresser
04 January 2005
Version: 4.7.3
Yay! Diz iz dah coola shakalaka... Simply press H for help. But some keys do not work on my German keyboard. ;-(
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Anonymous
11 September 2004
Version: 4.7
Besides the British flag was in it in it's early versions and nobody did complain about that.
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Anonymous
07 September 2004
Version: 4.7
Touche' I stand corrected! You are absolutely right, people do have that right and I had the wrong motive in mind when I posted my earlier comment. For this I do Apologize to the developer and to all who were offended.This is a review page not a political one and unfortunately I allowed my self to get caught up inthe moment instead of keeping focus, which is a better product for ALL!
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Anonymous
07 September 2004
Version: 4.7
I'd like to remind Limpster and the rest that people may criticize a program for any reason they sit fit. Freedom of speech is one of the tenets that make America great. Not only that, but--hold on to your cowboy hats--such responses can actually be helpful for a developer aspiring to make a product everyone likes. Perhaps, for instance, a menu could be added in so users can modify WhiteCap only to show the graphics they want. Lastly, simply because you don't agree with what people say doesn't mean they're "whining." That's like saying "love it or leave," perhaps the most anti-American sentiment of all, since it's most often used to stifle critics who may actually have some good ideas about the way a country (or program) might be changed for the better.
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4.75
Anonymous
07 September 2004
Version: 4.7
* Fixed issue causing WhiteCap to sometimes fail to start in iTunes when in full screen mode was enabled in iTunes. ---->No it didn't, I never had the problem before this version, now I do. P.S. Quit whining about the American flag, I've seen several other nations flags in here, but you don't mention those.
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Anonymous
07 September 2004
Version: 4.7
Though because it's free software, I don't think people should really be complaining about the US flag as a featured visualization... however, I do seriously doubt the validity of the US flag being a visualization for a music app; seems like a stupid idea. If you want to promote your patriotism, why not simply display the flag in one of the corners? I do suggest that the develop make a notice at the top of the "features" that there is a US flag featured in this thing, in case anyone is unsuspecting and angry towards such a move.
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3.75
Paul
06 September 2004
Version: 4.7
I don't like the Nation Flag, I'm not American! Hope this has been removed in the next version. Can I also use this plugin in iTunes on a PC Windows machine?
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Anonymous
06 September 2004
Version: 4.7
eh i really dont like whitecap anymore. it has some cool effects, but some really tacky ones too... they defeat the purpose of being a visualizer (eg. i dont want a nations flag shoved in my face when im listening to music). g-force, however, is excellent. i have gold.
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4.75
Tom
15 June 2004
Version: 4.6.1
mindlessley simple to install, visualizer only took about 3 minutes to put me into a trance. I happy.
(0)
5
Charlie S Mote
07 June 2004
Version: 4.6
Pollock to iTunes Default Visualizers Monet...
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Anonymous
07 June 2004
Version: 4.6
Definitley your problem... reinstal your stuffit software... whether its the free stuff or deluxe, all you need to do is reinstall it and problem solved!
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Anonymous
06 June 2004
Version: 4.6
I'm not sure if it's me or the software, but I can't open the .sit file. It says "Sorry, Expander needs Stuffit Engine 8.0.0 or later. Please install from the origional installer". It coud be my computer, because I just had to reinstall my OS and basically start from scratch, but I'm seeing other similar complaints, and I've had no problems with other software.
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Anonymous
06 June 2004
Version: 4.6
Cool
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4.75
Matt Denham
05 June 2004
Version: 4.6
Its Great! I especially love the Texas Flag that appears! Thanks!
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4.75
Anonymous
01 January 2004
Version: 4.5.7
FINALLY, we are rid of those wretched installers! I just dropped the files into the appropriate place as directed, and WhiteCap (as well as G-Force for that matter -- same story) works like a charm!!!
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Anonymous
09 December 2003
Version: 4.5.6
The installer STILL won't work for me (OSX 10.1.5)-- it "quits unexpectedly" as soon as I launch it. So my earlier question remains: why do we need these fancy-pants installers, when they are nothing but a part of the problem, instead of being part of the solution?
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4.75
Anonymous
08 December 2003
Version: 4.5.6
Gotta LOVE this thing. Whitecap doesn't wow me quite as much as the author's other visual plug-in, G-Force, but it runs much more smoothly. Ya can't beat the freeware price. Nuff said.
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Francisramoin
24 November 2003
Version: 4.5.4
THIS VISUALIZER IS AMAZING THANK YOU SOOO MUCH! AND ITS FREE!
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4.5
Heymini
22 November 2003
Version: 4.5.4
WOW. This has to be the best visualizer i have seen for iTunes. I have tried many others and removed them because they were complete tripe. Instalation ran fine on 10.2.8 on eMac with iTunes 4.0 Have removed iTunes 4.1 due to a number of issues i had with it and iPod
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Anonymous
20 November 2003
Version: 4.5.4
Gave it another try, still will not install. It is now saying I have to ask the computer administrator( that's me ) if I can install it on the Mac. HD. I will no longer waste my time on this program. os 10.2.8, itunes 4.1
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4.5
Anonymous
20 November 2003
Version: 4.5.4
This visualizer is great, I would like to see it be able to display the album art when the visualizer is running.
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5
Anonymous
17 November 2003
Version: 4.5.3
Ever since WhiteCap came out for Macast, I have been a huge fan. WhiteCap for iTunes continues to impress with its quality and beauty of its graphics. Just the sheer number of available configs is amazing! WhiteCap is second to none (except maybe G-Force!). It is my top choice for iTunes music visualization. Even on my lowly 400 MHz iBook, there are almost no slow-downs whatsover in full screen (as long as iTunes is the only processor-intensive app running). Regarding installation issues, I had no problems installing versions 4.5.1 and 4.5.3 onto Jaguar 10.2.6. Thanks Andy for continuing your work on your programs!
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Anonymous
16 November 2003
Version: 4.5.1
Installer still "quits unexpectedly" shortly after launch, so I cannot comment on how good WhiteCap is (or isn't). Why do people waste so much time on elaborate installers that are so often a source of frustration? Installers are SUPPOSED to make installation simpler, but if they are part of the problem instead of part of the solution, then dump 'em, I say!! Just give us the files and tell us where to place them. (400 MHz G3, OSX 10.1.5)
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Anonymous
15 November 2003
Version: 4.5.1
I don't like the package installer. I prefer to keep my plugins in my ~/Library, but the installer defaults to /Library. Please just let us drag and drop!
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Anonymous
13 November 2003
Version: 4.5
"This software cannot be installed on this computer." OSX 10.2.8
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Anonymous
12 November 2003
Version: 4.5
Will not install. running OS 10.2.8, itunes 4.1 v(52) maybe you should create a disc image and we can just drag and drop it were it needs to go
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Anonymous
12 November 2003
Version: 4.5
Installer does not work with Jaguar. Tried everything. No success. How sad.
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5
Anonymous
12 November 2003
Version: 4.5
Me stare at screen on a caffeine high and observe that Whitecap good. iTunes good. Coffee good. Life is perfect. Mr. O'Meary is a busy man making amazing visual plugs. Thanks Andy for continuing to refine Whitecap.
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5
Anonymous
12 November 2003
Version: 4.5
Great software. If you read the developer's bio, you'll see that this is one busy guy. I'm glad that he makes the time to update this cool software. FYI, The installer was a little screwy and told me that it couldn't install because library/itunes/ didn't exist. An iTunes folder was in my user/library folder but not in my hard disk/library folder. I guess that I expected it to make a folder if it was missing, or to simply install in my user folder. Anyway, I created the folder and it installed easily.
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Anonymous
18 September 2003
Version: 4.2.1
I've projected WhiteCap visuals with a media projector during dances and at times the reactions are open jaws...quite spectacular! Students at the University of Alaska Southeast love WhiteCap! www.uas.alaska.edu
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5
augustus
08 September 2003
Version: 4.2.1
White cap is by far the best visuallizer that I have ever seen in my years in the personal computer world. I got to know and to enjoy white cap through soundjam. After itunes took soundjam's main components, I kept looking for my favorite : white cap. It is until today that reading MACFORMAT, I discovered the whereabouts and possible recovery of white cap. My deepest thanks to Andy, the designer of a great work of art, sound, and magic. Sincerely, Augustus.,
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3
Anonymous
22 August 2003
Version: 4.2.1
4.2.1 will not install under iTunes 4. Any update planned??? I really like WhiteCap but with out an update for iT4 I'll have to give it a low rating.
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Anonymous
26 July 2003
Version: 4.2.1
thanks!
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Myimac
22 July 2003
Version: 4.2.1
Dowload is not possible in France.
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4.75
Anonymous
29 June 2003
Version: 4.2.1
I just like the 100+ different visualizers. Really good for those long boring nights...
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Meta
28 March 2003
Version: 4.2.1
The installer's broken--it requires write access to the OS Library folders. I want to install it in my personal ~/Library folder, like Arkaos and G-Force.
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5
Zack Brock
23 March 2003
Version: 4.2.1
One of the BEST visualizers out there. Works great with live-audio :)
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4.75
Joe-morris
02 February 2003
Version: 4.2.1
Very smooth (i can run it on full screen, large with no glitches on an Imac 266 Mhz.) Not as flasy as g-force but it for the people still running older and slower computers, unbeatable.
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4.5
Anonymous
30 October 2002
Version: 4.2.1
I've been using it since its early days, and it keeps getting better. By far the BEST visualizer EVER.
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3.75
Anonymous
24 January 2001
Version:
Works great w/ Audion2 and SoundJam. Little glitch w/ full screen visuals tho
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$20.00

1.9

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Intel 32
  • Mac OS X 10.6.0 or later
License: 
PaidOne-Time Purchase

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