Skip Tunes Alternatives

    Skip Tunes is described as 'Meet your music's sidekick, Skip Tunes. A simple Mac OS X application which allows you to easily control iTunes, Spotify, and Rdio from your Menu Bar'. There are eight alternatives to Skip Tunes for Mac. The best alternative is Tune•Instructor, which is free. Other great apps like Skip Tunes are CoverSutra (Paid), Muzzy (Free), Significator for iTunes (Free) and Simplify (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jun 14, 2021

    1. Tune•Instructor expands your iTunes with a multitude of useful features.
    2. CoverSutra gives you a handy and attractive way to control iTunes without ever leaving your current app. See what’s currently playing, pause and resume playback, change songs, and even enjoy your album’s artwork without being interrupted from your work.

      Discontinued

      The web site for this app and developer just loads a logo. The app can't be found in the Mac App Store. Others have reported it is abandoned.

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    3. Muzzy is a tiny and gorgeous iTunes companion that lives on your Menu Bar.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available, but has been archived by Internet Archive (https://web.archive.org/web/20160127170340/http://muzzyapp.com/). The software can still be downloaded from the Mac App Store.

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    4. Significator for iTunes is a simple application to easily control iTunes right from your Menu-Bar. It's developed to follow the rule of Apple's strategy, to make everything as easy and beautiful as on the iPhone. This is exactly what I want to achieve.
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    5. Simplify is the simplest way to control your music.
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      Play/Pause and Next/Previous functions for Spotify directly on your Menu Bar! The original and best Spotify utility! HOW TO USE: 1. Launch SpotiMy, perhaps set it to auto-launch on login.
    6. Menu Bar Ticker is a simple macOS menu bar item that displays the current artist and song playing in Music (aka iTunes) or Spotify. There are no other fancy features.
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    7. BarTunes allows you to control iTunes from your Mac's menu bar. Quickly view album artwork, play/pause, skip forward and jump back through your music, with controls right in the menu bar.
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