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Bowtie Comments

Awesome program. Themes available and works very well. Also ...

Comment by Kobi
about Bowtie Jun 2011

Awesome program. Themes available and works very well. Also allows customizable shortcuts and track sending (I do not use it, I stick with the official scrobbler). Works well with iTunes, controls are responsive.