It's time to take your iTunes to next level by using extra plug-ins. This article will cover 5 useful itunes plugins for lyrics, visualization, EQ, file transferring and cleaning up your song tracks.
iTunes Lyrics Plugin - iTunes Companion
This is the most powerful lyrics plugin for iTunes we have seen and tested. Lyrics feature is the miss feature from iTunes of all version. With this iTunes lyric plug-in, you can easily watch the lyrics for the currently playing music if exist. Otherwise, you need search the default database for the lyrics, or find it with Google. Once the lyrics are fetched, iTunes Companion could directly save it to the song files. Moreover, you can make Karaoke-style lyrics with ease.
Note that you need to install Yahoo Widgets application (platform) before using this iTunes Lyrics plug-in.
Cover Version is the itunes visualizer plug-in that not only displays the album cover artwork of these songs currently playing, but also show lyric if there is. Therefore, if you don't like the itunes lyrics plugin introduced above, you would be interested in using this Visualizer-Lyric plugin.
As a visualizer plugin, Cover Version plugin provides various effects: the album cover artworks would be display as rotating cuboid, kaleidoscope, flapping flag, with Vertigo effect, or as a sliding pane. You have also many options to customize the visualization effects. Cover Version is both available for Windows and Mac. You can download it here and view more detailed information about this itunes visualizer plugin.
iTunes Equalizer Plugin - Audio Hijack Pro
If you are serious music enthusiast, you may find the default equalizer of iTunes is too simple. Here is where Audio Hijack Pro comes. It's the most professional equalizer plugin - this is what we called it - one their homepage, Audio Hijack Pro is to record any audio in Mac, with 50 built-in plugins to adjust audio before recording. It's not a free iTunes plugin. It will cost you $32. But we thinks the price is reasonable for such a high quality iTunes plugin.
MobileGo for iOS - File Transfer Plugin
We you lost your iTunes library, MobileGo for iOS (Windows) or MobileGo for iOS (Mac) comes as a life saver. It rebuilds your iTunes library by dragging iOS device contents to iTunes. Besides, you could use this tool to back up video/music/photo/contacts/SMS from iOS devices to computer, as well as any DVD or video, music, photos and more from computer to your portable devices to enjoy on the go. Actually, it can be used as an iPod/iPad/iPhone file manager without iTunes.
TuneUp - The #1 Plug-in for iTunes?
First of all, what can TuneUp do for you? Below are the key features of TuneUp:
1. Automatically fetch song info
2. Delete duplicate song tracks
3. Fixe missing cover art of the album.
4. Gets music videos, concert alerts, artist bios and more
So it's the #1 plug-in for you? If you have a large music collection, it really saves your time and relieve you. Also try free but get a license from $39.95.