QuickTunes 2.3

Quick customizable iTunes view for your menu bar

QuickTunes is a nice, free (gpl) program only available for Mac, being part of the category Audio & Video. View full description

QuickTunes is a nice, free (gpl) program only available for Mac, being part of the category Audio & Video.

More about QuickTunes

It's available for users with the operating system Mac OS X and previous versions, and you can download it in English. The program version is 2.3 and its last update happened on 7/24/2006.

Since the software has been added to our selection of software and apps in 2005, it has managed to reach 2,861 downloads, and last week it gained 4 downloads.

QuickTunes is a reasonably light program that does not require as much storage than many software in the section Audio & Video. It's a program often downloaded in India, United States, and Ukraine.


  • The Open Floating Window menu item now changes it's text and function based on whether the window is open or not
  • Default hotkey for Play/Pause changed to control-command-space to resolve conflict with Spotlight
  • Now receives notifications from iTunes for song changes (instead of polling)
  • Reduces idle CPU usage to 0% (Major enhancement in performance)
  • Added other icons to QuickTunes menu for visual improvement
  • Other minor enhancements in performance
  • Minor bug fixes

QuickTunes allows you to view the currently playing song and artist with just a quick glance at your menu-bar. Why move your mouse to the iTunes icon, click, wait for iTunes to appear, check the screen, minimize iTunes, return to work?

With QuickTunes 2 you get the information you want, right where you need it. QuickTunes 2 also offers a fast iTunes controller in the menu. Access common features such as play, pause, next track, previous track, but also items such as Play By Another Artist and ratings.



QuickTunes 2.3

— User reviews — about QuickTunes

  • drewplaysdrums

    by drewplaysdrums

    "Fantastic. Seriously. I do have one tiny complaint."

    The thing is exactly what you want it to be. I most appreciate the keyboard shortcuts to play, pause, and skip tracks fr... More.

    reviewed on October 28, 2010