Kanex Group Inc.
has released the finished version (1.0) of
MP3 Dock, which has previously been in beta testing. Designed for Mac OS X 10.x and later, the tool is available for immediate download. The cost is US$10 — if you want to try it before you buy it, a 30-day demo is available.
With MP3 Dock you just click the program icon in the Dock, and you can select your favorite song from a popup menu. You can sort your music by album, artist or folder name and you can see the ID3 Tags in the Dock and play MP3 songs with any bitrate.
MP3 Dock provides a hierarchical menu in the album list and disk/folder selection via drag and drop. There are keyboard commands for playing tracks and volume adjustment. The player also includes support for: CBR (Constant Bit Rate) and VBR (Variable Bit Rate) playback; ID3 Tags v1.0, v1.1, v2.0, v2.2, v2.3, v2.4), long MP3 ID tags (up to 255 characters) and file name support.