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Are there any iTunes controllers?

I'm looking for a 3rd party controller for iTunes. I want something that has hot keys (hotkeys) or global hotkeys where I can advance the track, go back play/pause, adjust the volume etc without having to open maximize iTunes. I'd like to be able to see my album artwork. There are some mac apps where they float the album artwork and display song/track/artist information. Lyrics would be nice too - but that's icing on the cake. Just something for iTunes for the PC! Anything?

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  • Prashant Bharadwaj
    Prashant Bharadwaj Jan 23, 2009

    even i'm looking for the same :)

  • mp3dave77 Jan 24, 2009

    Yes I'm looking for a remote - so that iTunes does not have to be in 'focus'. It's big and bulky, that's why hotkeys would be nice! Also I found some Mac apps that pull lyrics, that would just be an awesome bonus. If anyone finds something that's GOOD let me know!

  • mp3dave77 Apr 12, 2009

    I found this (www.skinitunes.com) it has the hotkeys ability so when i'm on the web, or typing a document i can hit ctrl+alt+up arrow and adjust the volume of itunes, etc. It's an awesome program. Thank for your help though!


  • Robert Graf May 11, 2010

    Most multimedia keyboards can control iTunes as far as pause, play, mute, next track, last track, volume, etc. As for the artwork, iTunes does that if you select the artwork option in the view menu. It's not too flexible, however. I'm not sure what you mean by a 'controller, however. Do you mean a remote control?

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Hi simply just uses iTunesKeys which is designed to control iTunes and will allow you to configure it to allow your media keys on your keyboard just fine. For more go to: http://www.killertechtips.com/2008/09/30/create-universal-keyboard-shortcuts-for-itunes-on-windows/

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