SharePod is a lightweight music management program for your iPod. You can copy music and videos between your iPod and computers – usually without having to install anything on the computer. …
YamiPod is a freeware application that allows you to efficiently manage your iPod in Mac OS X, Windows and Linux. YamiPod is unique because it runs directly from your iPod and needs no installation. This allows you to update your iPod from any computer without installing any software. You can also use YamiPod to move files from your iPod back to your computer (or another computer). This tutorial will take you through the steps to setup and use YamiPod in OS X and Windows.
Note: if you’re wondering what’s with all the iPod posts, I’m working on a ‘larger’ article that will be something along the lines of “10 iTunes alternatives for iPod users”, and will reference each of these tutorials in it. That and I finally got my hands on an actual iPod (iShuffle, borrowed). …
I have to say this up front – Songbird is still in “Developer Preview”, which according to the developers means it’s “an incremental release to our proof-of-concept”. I think that’s their way of saying the software is somewhere between Alpha and Beta, which is to say it’s not at all a ‘finished’ product. While using Songbird to sync my iPod I came across all sorts of problems, so I can’t warn you strongly enough to proceed at your own risk. There’s a very good chance that all of your songs will get wiped from your iPod, so if that’s not something you’re willing to risk, don’t proceed.
This tutorial will take you though the steps to use Songbird to sync the music on your computer to your iPod. …
Now that you’ve installed Amarok in Ubuntu, you’ll want to use it manage your iPod. This tutorial will take you through the steps to do just that, and it will also show you how to make Amarok the default program that launches when your iPod is connected. …
This tutorial will guide you in using Rhythmbox to manage your iPod in Ubuntu. The steps are specific to Ubuntu Feisty Fawn (7.04) and Rhythmbox 0.10.0. …
As the title suggestions, the following is a list of my favorite iTunes addons/plugins. I hope that even a seasoned iTunes user will find one or two in here that they’ve never heard of/used before. And I should mention, they’re all free – and many are open source.
- Symphonic – locate and open songs faster than ever
- ScrobblePod – nice iScrobbler alternative
- iTuneMyWalkman – for non-iPod owners (mobile phone & other MP3 players)
- ByteController – menu bar controller w/ excellent skins
- iTunes Album Playlist Creator – self-explanatory
- GimmeSomeTune – all-in-wonder iTunes supercharger
- DockArt – replace the boring iTunes dock icon w/ album art
- iTunes-LAME – create higher quality MP3s w/ iTunes
- Visualizers: iVisualize and Magnetosphere – everyone loves a good visualizer
- iSpazz – must be seen to be believed
You’ve downloaded a show or two from DimeADozen and now you want to convert the ape files to mp3 to take with you on your iPod or MP3 player. This tutorial will walk you through the steps to do just that, using Windows. note: this is another tutorial in the Beginners guide to lossless audio series. …
Now that almost everyone knows what RSS is, I figured I’d review a few of the ways you can read RSS feeds. With a heavy emphasis on cross-platform and/or open source, here are 20 (albeit somewhat brief) reviews of the free RSS readers available. Links to download, screenshots and system requirements are included with every review.
|Attensa for Outlook||client|
|Newsgator Online (Ajax beta)||web|
|Vista Media Center RSS Reader||client|
You’ve found yourself with some .SHN files and now you want to convert them to mp3 to take with you on your iPod, mobile phone or MP3 player. This tutorial will walk you through the steps to do just that, using Microsoft Windows. …
You’ve downloaded some .shn files and now you want to convert them to mp3. This guide will walk you through the steps to do just that, using macOS. …
This tutorial will guide you in extracting the audio from a DVD and then converting it into an .mp3 for use w/ your iPod or MP3 player. All of the software used in this tutorial is free. …
Update: As of late fall 2019 this tutorial is once again current. The software used in this step by step guide is still completely free (Open Source) and will have your .FLAC files converted to MP3 in no time at all. …
This tutorial will walk you through the steps to convert .flac files to .mp3 using OS X and one Open Source (free) app. …