meta-Tunes Alternatives

    meta-Tunes is described as '(formerly meta-iPod), the iTunes Cleaner can clean up an iTunes library with as many features as a Swiss Army Knife' and is an app in the File Management category. There are more than 25 alternatives to meta-Tunes for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Swinsian. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try i-FunBox or Apple Configurator 2. Other great apps like meta-Tunes are Roon (Paid), PhoneView (Paid), gtkpod (Free, Open Source) and CopyTrans (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jul 20, 2020

    1. Swinsian is a sophisticated music player for macOS with wide format support, folder watching, advanced tag editing and designed to be responsive even with the largest libraries.
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    2. i-FunBox, or iFunbox, is a tool to transfer, manage, browse and explore files on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch via USB. It download apps to iPhone and iPad, edit app sandboxes and add, remove or replace files. It can convert extracted binary .


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      • Synology Cloud Station
      The music player for music lovers. In the transition from physical to digital media, something has been lost. We have more convenience than ever, but no feeling of excitement or engagement.
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    3. Use Apple Configurator 2 to quickly configure large numbers of devices connected to your Mac via USB with the settings, apps, and data you specify for your students, employees, or customers.
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    4. Apple locks up the iPhone and iPod touch pretty tight, but PhoneView gives you back your data. Notes, SMS logs, your call history, disk storage, and more are now all accessible, thanks to PhoneView.
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      gtkpod is a platform independent Graphical User Interface for Apple's iPod using GTK2. It supports the first to fifth Generation including the iPod mini, iPod Photo, iPod Shuffle, iPod nano, and iPod Video.

      Discontinued

      The official website no longer works. Last version, 2.1.5, released in June 2015, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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    5. CopyTrans transfers iPhone and iPod music, other audio files and videos to PC and iTunes in just one click including playlists, ratings, artwork and play-counts. The Smart backup feature ensures all the needed tracks and playlists get copied over.
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    6. Floola is a freeware application to efficiently manage your iPod or your Motorola mobile phone (any model supporting iTunes except iPhone and iPod touch). It's a standalone application that can be run directly from your iPod.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2012r1, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    7. TouchCopy (formerly iPodCopy) is your complete iPod software, which offers easy drag and drop transfer of all your iPod music, photos, podcasts, audio books, games and videos.
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    8. Tune Sweeper 4 is an easy to use utility which lets you quickly and easily clean up your iTunes Library. Tune Sweeper can scan your iTunes library for duplicate tracks based on your preferred search criteria.
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