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File size:
2.89 MB
July 8, 2011
February 15, 2013

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Simplify is the simplest way to control your music.

Do you always listen to the music through Spotify, iTunes or Rdio? Or do you use Pandora, Deezer or even Vkontakte? Tired of switching to the player? Install Simplify and know what's playing, switch and seek tracks, control sound volume with our easy to use application. Simplify is the best music controller, and it allows you to concentrate on your work, internet browsing, documents editing without interruptions.

Stop yourself from constantly switching to player window or Safari tab to find out the current track album art, it will always be on your desktop.

Your desktop is always filled with windows and documents? Don't worry, you can assign keyboard shortcuts for almost every action: playback toggle, track changes, sound volume levels.

Simplify is music controller. You need to open your favourite player and start playing music in order to use Simplify. Simplify doesn't play music, it controls it.

Key features of the application:

  • Album cover and track title always on your desktop;
  • Desktop widget jackets: create your own look&feel for desktop widget using HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Follow the documentation on our site to create jacket;
  • Control web players like Pandora, Deezer and Vkontakte. Create support for your own web players and we will include it into our browser extensions;
  • Cute mini-player window (can be shown with a customizable keyboard shortcut) to control sound volume, switch tracks, seek tracks, toggle playback;
  • Customizable global shortcuts to control sound volume, switch tracks, rewind tracks, toggle playback, and toggle mini-player;
  • Control Spotify, Rdio and iTunes on any Mac in your local network: switch&seek tracks, control volume and see what's playing on your Mac remotely:
  • Simplify may be automatically launched when Spotify, iTunes or Rdio starts;
  • Current song title in menu bar;
  • Easily copy track title and link to track to share with friends.
  • Scrobble to from iTunes, Rdio or Spotify or any web player that doesn't support scribbling.

    What Others Have Said

    "Simplify is a really nice way to keep an eye on and get control over all your media players at once."

    "Simplify is a very, well, simple way to control Spotify without looking at its main window, while getting a beautiful artwork widget on your desktop at the same time."

  • What's New
  • Added web clients to control Pandora, Deezer, Vkontakte and possibly many more online players right from your Simplify. You need to enable web clients from Simplify's preferences and install an extension for your favourite browser;
  • Added useful API to allow users to create support for their own web players;
  • Added ability to select which player you want to control right now if there are many players opened at the same time;
  • Simplify will now ask you what to do when you launch multiple players simultaneously;
  • Track progress in menu-bar is now available for remote clients and web cliens;
  • Retina displays support;
  • New default text-mode jacket 'Solar';
  • New scrobbling preference pane allows you to select particular players to scrobble from;
  • New option to enable/disable Apple Remote Controllers;
  • Pausing playback of music automagically from any source when you are voice-chatting in Skype;
  • Fixed issue with Rdio covers;
  • Fixed issue with scrobbling and authentication button unavailability;
  • Fixed desktop widget and player positioning if screen resolution changed or new display attached;
  • Fixed various remote controller issues;
  • Fixed issue with desktop widget visibility during spaces switch;
  • Improved performance and overall stability.

  • Simplify (pixelmates.simplify) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of The latest version that our users have reported running on their systems is Simplify 2.5. The most popular version of this application used by our users is Simplify 1400.

    Operating System: Mac

    Default Install Path: /Applications/Productivity/

    Minimum OS version: 10.6

    Copyright: Copyright (c) 2011 Pixel Mates, Ltd. All rights reserved.