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Audio (150 programs)

  1. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Allows you to play music from various sources. Free while in beta.
    CONS: Doesn't include Spotify music.
  2. License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Plays WMV files in standalone Flip Player or QuickTime. Doesn't obscure playback with controls. Converts video and audio to other formats. Optimized for OS X 10.7+. Powerful tools for video editors working with WMV. Playback support in Office 2011 for Word and PowerPoint. Keynote can import Windows Media files through Flip4Mac. Supports video previews in Finder. Supports WMV in Safari, Firefox, Chrome and Mail. Official Windows Media Player.
    CONS: Does not support Snow Leopard. Does not support screencasting. Leaves a watermark in QuickTime. Advanced features only in Pro version.
  3. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  4. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Plays Blu-ray discs. Outputs audio to iOS and Android.
    CONS: Doesn't play encrypted Blu-ray discs. Still unstable.
  5. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Easy to use. iTunes integration. Create your own playlists. Special effects.
    CONS: Unstable beta version. Interface needs improving.
  6. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Encompasses all processes. Lots of tutorials and guides. Slick interface.
    CONS: Requires some technical knowledge.
  7. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Lightweight and easy to use. Includes YouTube viewer. Compatible with most file formats.
    CONS: Nothing worth mentioning.
  8. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Enables you to use exteral Blu-ray players with your Mac. Simple and easy to use. Can be used to play almost any file type. Free to use for 3 months. Integration with Facebook and Twitter.
    CONS: Player is very basic with few options. Requires an internet connection to aquire license. Can be unstable and buggy.
  9. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Easy to edit playlists. Easy to edit playlists. Support for last.fm and podcasts. Extend with plugins. Easy to edit playlists.
    CONS: Not as complete as Windows and Linux versions. Still unstable in beta.
  10. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Create and manage playlists easily. iTunes style look and feel.
    CONS: Installs extra components. Can be heavy on CPU.
  11. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Has a range of plugins and patches for extension. Users can create their own song files. Animated visual effects. Party mode allows up to 12 players.
    CONS: Not mouse-friendly. Mechanics may take a while to learn. Background videos can clutter the interface. Visual design is a little bland.
  12. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Looks great. Quick navigation. Use it to view photos, videos, music and more.
    CONS: May be unstable at times. Controls via keyboard or Mac remote only.
  13. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Integration with Last.fm. Very lightweight. Keyboard shortcuts.
    CONS: Few features compared to iTunes. Doesn't show playlist by default. Doesn't retrieve Last.fm coverart.
  14. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Clean interface. Control from the menu bar. Support Last.fm and others.
    CONS: Album cover retrieval poor. Very basic library management.
  15. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Lots of mixing features. Allows you to connect hardware. Good BPM detection.
    CONS: Messy interface. Unclear wave viewer.
  16. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Allows different applications to access soundcard at the same time. Supports 2 and 64 channel audio. Fairly simple to use once configured. Wide range of applications. Very low latency and CPU usage. Quick and elegant — works directly with Mac audio architecture.
    CONS: Installation is not straightforward. Sound may have interference at first. Fist-time configuration may be tricky. Captures all sounds coming out of a Mac's speakers whether you want it to or not. You cannot hear audio when it is channeled through Soundflower. Users will need to find useful tutorials and articles themselves online.
  17. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Plays a huge range of formats. Video and audio codecs integrated. Full screen mode allows access to playlists. Integration with the IMDB.
    CONS: Prone to bugs as still under development. Limited plugins available.
  18. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Straightforward, easy-to-use interface. Syncs across various devices. Generous range of content available.
    CONS: Synced playlists may overlap.
  19. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Supports a huge number of formats. Lightweight and easy to use. Supports Growl and Last.fm.
    CONS: Limited preferences. Playlist corruption problems in Snow Leopard.
  20. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Lightweight and free. Detects whole albums automatically. Very fast. Good lightweight replacement for iTunes. Supports more formats than iTunes.
    CONS: Lack of advanced functions and preferences.

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