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The Best Music Options Out There

Despite iPhones, iPads and iPods being some of the best products in the market today, iTunes continue to frustrate its users on a daily basis. There are numerous problems that iTunes presents including poor performance and the fact that it has to be powered by a computer which can be very inconveniencing. There are also limited sorting options with iTunes which normally leaves users with little or no choice at all when it comes to organizing music. It is unbelievable that iTunes are formatted strictly to only mp3 and mp4. The list is quite endless when it comes to iTunes cons and these seem to be overlooked regardless of user dissatisfaction. The good news however is that you do not have to deal with this as there are some pretty amazing iTunes alternatives such as:

Ecoute
This is a simple and free alternative to iTunes, with an interface that resembles a cleaner counterpart of iTunes older versions. After installation it automatically detects and also syncs with a person’s iTunes’s library. This allows you to sort music by song, album, artist, composer, genre and playlist. You can also access play controls easily through a widget that appears on your desktop as you are playing a song. Ecoute’s interface is resizable and it can also be connected to your last Facebook/Twitter account as well as FM.

Swinsian
An OS X app that has a layout that is similar to that of iTunes, this is a great option that includes left and right sidebars after it has synced with your iTunes. The right side allows users to edit tags and metadata of songs while the left displays the playlists. The app supports numerous format options and you will get a notification when a new song plays. It also automatically detects other Airplay ports and can be connected to your last FM.

Tomahawk
Available for Mac, Windows, and other operating systems, this is another incredible option for a person looking for a great iTunes alternative. It syncs all the users’ online accounts and local collections as well into a streamlined app. It integrates music from a wide range of sources like Soundcloud. When you choose a song, the app plays the best version from your sources. It can also be connected to Jabber, Google and Twitter allowing you to see your friend’s collections. This has an option for private listening and saves your searches on listening history.

Vox
If you want something that will not get in your way, this is a good alternative. It comes with a streamlined user interface and has a clean design that can be used easily by anyone. The player is the size of a sidebar and if you wish, it can be minimized further to a more compact and smaller player. Music can be played from the iTunes library, from the radio or items can be dragged into a separate playlist on Vox. Your last FM account can be connected to the player and it is also important to note that it supports numerous formats like OGG and FLAC that are not supported by iTunes.

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Tips on How To Manage Music With An Android Filing System

If you are an organized person, then you will fall in love with Android File Manager’s ability to arrange and rearrange your old and new music in your android device. You can get great information on all the below details at AndroidFileManager.net.

Here are tips on how to manage music on your android using a file manager:

 Search

User friendly and UI design allows you to use the search feature to find specific music as a single music, folder, or album categories.

On top of the file manager is a typing option to ease the searching time, you can also scroll down to specific album you wish to manage.

 

Compression and decompression support

These filing systems allow you to manage your music by either compressing or decompressing the music file or folder.

Depending on how you received the file, you may choose to compress the file to save enough space or decompress music file to occupy the enough space available.

 

Add folder playlist

Add folder is one of the unique file manager features that allow you to create new folders where you can transfer music.

 

Copy Music

The file manger gives you permission to copy the music files you have in your android device if you want to save the same in another playlist.

 

Select and deselect all

The Android file manager makes it easy for you to select specific music, select and deselect to be able to copy or transfer music file.

You can also use the same command to delete or move the music file.

 

Delete Music File

The file manager creates an efficient way to delete unwanted or multiple music files that appear in your file manager.

The delete option allows you to delete permanently any music and music folder you select.

 

Play and stream Option

The filing system automatically synchronizes with the android music media, which create a quick, play link.

You will be able to play your music directly through your file manager.

 

Sort, Name and rename

Manage your music using the android file manager by sorting your music file by date, time of file transfer or numbering.

You can also be able to use built-in text editor to name and rename single music file or all the music in your device according to your liking.

 

Music transfer and share

You can share the link of a particular music, folder or album, you can be able to use cloud storage services to store your music.

Other features include transfer to other android device and personal computer.

 

Other added features that you may find useful include the List and grid music view, move up and down and paste options.

Here is a great video on how to use and file manager with your Android. You can also click here to learn more about how to use one.

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