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Remote control (39 programs)

  1. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Easy to setup and use, Works with both Apple and Windows devices, Change album art and ratings
    CONS: Apple Remote app does pretty much the same thing
  2. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Allows external control of iTunes, Includes an iTunes miniplayer, Allows you to search iTunes, Scrobbles music to Last.fm
    CONS: Limited support for Last.fm, Requires HTML/CSS knowledge to create themes, Limited number of default themes
  3. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Fast and lightweight, Secure SSH tunneling, SSL, SOCKS support inbuilt
    CONS: Tricky to configure and understand for beginners, Relatively expensive for what is only a VNC client
  4. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Fast remote connections, Saves network settings, Easy to setup
    CONS: No good if server or your connecting computer crashes, Email alert should be more detailed
  5. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Easy to setup and use, Shows track playing info, Supports Last.fm (with separate download)
    CONS: Only works over local networks, No possibility to edit albums or tracks, May be blocked by future iTunes updates
  6. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Makes controlling iTunes much easier, No need to use the mouse with iTunes, Configure any hotkeys that you want
    CONS: No need for Growl and Floater alerts, Not much quicker than CMD clicking on iTunes dock icon
  7. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Monitors and display geographically hubs and routers, Alerts can be set when traffic thresholds are reached, Cheap compared to some major network monitoring solutions
    CONS: Complicated to setup and use, Only suitable for large networks, Requires InterMapper installed for full functionality
  8. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Allows you to access your music anywhere, Simple to set up, Allows you to download playlists
    CONS: Java engine can be slow, API editor tricky to figure out
  9. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Requires no mouse or keyboard, Allows you to control iTunes with simple hand movements
    CONS: Accuracy is very poor, Becomes frustrating to use after a while
  10. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Allows sharing of music anywhere, Works across platforms and devices
    CONS: Doesn't work with all media players, Streaming can be slow sometimes
  11. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Allows you to control iTunes from any Mac on your network, Fast loading of playlists
    CONS: Doesn't offer album art , No links to iTunes store
  12. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Available for free to non-commercial users, Supports unlimited number of cross-platform devices, Comes with in-built video conferencing tools, Powerful features and high-end security
    CONS: Commercial users have to pay for the tool, The software can detect commercial activity
  13. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Great for teaching, Simple connection process
    CONS: Can't actually share files
  14. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Handy for flipping through your iTunes collection, Customisable colours
    CONS: Limited functionality
  15. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Adds hotkeys to iTunes, Makes controlling iTunes much easier
    CONS: Hotkeys cannot be configured easily
  16. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  17. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Allows easy access to iTunes via the Menu Bar, Floating Window displays album cover, Lightweight and easy to use
    CONS: Main benefit is only saving Dock space, Major updates require re-purchasing Synergy
  18. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Allows you to drag and drop files between Macs, Automatically transfers to other Mac when cursor reaches edge of screen, Very easy to setup
    CONS: May be a brief delay in transferring
  19. PROS: Remotely access your PC wherever you are, Set up with ease, A simple organization of your connections and user account, A highly-secured connection
    CONS: Unstable at times, Freezes during sharing session oft-times, Lacks certain features that Windows version contains

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