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Mac audio pros will appreciate Audition's support for control surfaces, clip grouping, and Redbook CD burning. Longtime Windows Audition users will be pleased with the return of features they loved.
Mashduo makes quick work of the otherwise-tedious process of comparing two iTunes libraries. If you ever need to figure out which songs didn't make the journey when transferring libraries, this free app is for you.
Wish you could keep playing the Imperial March on your iPhone as you leave your desk for the day? Seamless is a nifty pair of apps for doing just that.
A must-have for hard-core Beatles fans and guitar aficionados, this iPad guide also serves as a model for how to make a content-rich iOS app.
Version 1.2 of Apple's mobile music maker is another impressive step forward for this remarkable, must-have app.
Less expensive tuner apps will get the basics right, but this iPad and iPhone tool stands out for its flexibility in offering a range of tuning modes.
This music app from National Public Radio has great archived content and radio stations and lovely designs. Unless your tastes run to the kind of music unlikely to be featured by NPR Music, the app is a worthy addition to your iOS devices.
Your iOS device becomes a six-string instrument with the help of these iPhone and iPad apps.
Skip Tunes gives you a simple menu-bar controller for iTunes, Spotify, and Rdio.
From photography to music, app developers had plenty of offerings on display at Macworld | iWorld to stoke your creative muse.
Dr. Seuss Band is clearly inspired by the famed author, but the connection is tenuous at best. The Rock Band-style gameplay isn't that fun, but just goofing off with the multi-faceted instrument kind of is.
Slacker Radio tries to encompass two markets -- streaming radio a la Pandora and as a paid music subscription service. The free service is good. The premium subscription service needs work.
Play out the holidays with these musically-inclined apps for your iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.
Piezo is an attractive and easy-to-use app for recording audio from other Mac programs.
You'll get your money's worth from this iPad adaptation of Rolling Stone's Beatles Album-by-Album Guide. But the publisher could have taken better advantage of the multimedia capabilities in Apple's tablet.