Life is full of interruptions. How many times have you realized that your headphones are silent because you'd forgotten to un-pause your music? Take Five is a simple utility that automatically fades your music back in after 5 minutes.

Take Five supports music pausing and auto-resume in the most popular Mac audio applications such as iTunes, Ecoute, Pulsar, Radium, Rdio & Spotify. Never again let a call from your Mom, lolcat videos or visits from your boss put your music on permanent pause. When it comes to your music, silence is not golden.


  • Launch the app to start pausing your tunes for 5 minutes
  • Quickly change pause time from seconds up to 30 minutes
  • Take Five supports iTunes, Ecoute, Pulsar, Radium, Rdio & Spotify
  • Click Take Five's dock icon to pause/play anytime throughout the day
  • Instantly resume music by sliding timer to 0 or clicking album art
  • Hot key prefs to play/pause, show/hide iTunes & start/stop the timer
  • Preferences to adjust the default timer from 1 to 30 minutes
  • Option to display track info when changing in iTunes
  • Beautiful, minimal interface won't get in the way while you work
  • Soft fade in when audio restarts

  • What's New

  • Take Five can now control music in Sonora


  • Redesigned preferences screen


  • Various minor bug fixes

  • Take Five (com.iconfactory.takefive) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of

    Operating System: Mac

    Default Install Path: /Applications/Take

    Minimum OS version: 10.6.6

    Copyright: Copyright (c) 2011 The Iconfactory