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Old 03-27-2007, 12:05 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by Steve Rindsberg View Post
>> But iTunes does its utmost to get you to the store - annoyingly so.

That may depend on what you do with it. I haven't noticed it veering in the direction of the iTunes store ever, but I only use it for ripping CDs, playing them back and transferring them to the iPod.
Well, there's the fact that you need an iTunes account to even access cover art - it's totally tied in with one online database only. Plenty of good, free ripping software around (and I rarely rip anyway, usually I just play my CDs; the only occasion I rip is when I go on a big trip and want to take some music of my destination countrie(s) with me - not this year since I haven't found any music from Yemen yet). iPod? not for me - it may be fashionable but I go for functionality, and on that it loses from most of its competitors.

Originally Posted by Steve Rindsberg View Post
Perhaps the Windows version is quite different from the Mac version?
Possibly - but somehow I doubt the differences are very great. But not owning a Mac I can't really tell - it's just a gut feeling (the Windows version feels more like a Mac program than a Windows program to me).

Perhaps there aren't any really good music programs for the Mac?

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