Don't-Miss Audio Stories
There's no getting around the idea that AirPlay Recorder was designed for the purpose of capturing music you don't own. If you're okay with that, it works as advertised.
CanOpener works well to improve the sound of older tracks playing on you iPhone or iPad.
Blue Microphones' Spark Digital microphone captures sound well and supports both computer and iOS recording. But its stand makes it more difficult to work with than it should be.
Muse is a terrific utility for those who love Pandora, and it may help improve the relationship with those who have yet to fall in love with the service.
If you're trying to figure out how to play a song that's in your iTunes library, Capo 3 makes it fun and easy.
GarageBand 1.0 for iOS was great. Version 2.0 is even better, thanks to several strategic improvements.
GarageBand 10 could easily have been named Logic Light, given its acquisition of some of its more powerful sibling's finest musical features. But podcasters will regret the loss of some favorite features.
At long last, Amazon has brought a desktop version of its Cloud Player app to the Mac. You'd think that's a good thing. And you'd be wrong.
If you miss being able to open playlists in their own windows, as you could in older versions of iTunes, Playlist Assist is worth a look.
The Audyssey Music Player and LouderLogic are iOS audio players that offer different ways to enhance your music.
WavTap is a menu-dar utility for saving your Mac's audio.
Spend less time creating playlists and more time enjoying them with Nasturtium Player.
Musique is a functional and easy to use music player that will appeal to both beginner and more advanced users. With its basic features and beautiful interface, it will quickly become your go-to place when you want to relax to some music.
Tunesify is a good compliment to iTunes, allowing you to covert files to different file formats.
Jason Snell tries using Logic Pro X to edit his podcasts. His verdict: If you're currently using GarageBand for podcast production, you should give Logic Pro X a spin.