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#16 FloatingFatMan

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 23:13

iTunes is actually a very decent music player.


Not on Windows it ain't!


#17 vcfan

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 23:59

future headline

"Apple want Office ios app but Microsoft isn't liking the idea"

#18 NightScreams

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Posted 12 May 2013 - 00:30

Who really needs Apple's bloated piece of crapware as a Windows 8 App?


Well I wouldn't mind it as I am an Ipad owner. A Linux version would be nice too. You can't completely use and manage or even activate an Ipad without it.
I don't see the big deal, it's just a piece of software like anything else, and it works. The UI isn't as simplified and accessible to all features like it should be, but I have no issues with it and a W8 version may be more appealing.

#19 Motoko.

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Posted 12 May 2013 - 00:35

Can't blame Apple, it's Windows 8

#20 rfirth

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Posted 12 May 2013 - 01:24

No Linux version of iTunes. No Android version of iTunes. Is it any surprise that there won't be an WinRT version of iTunes?

Just like Facebook not making an app for Windows 8... they didn't make one for OS X or Linux either.

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Posted 12 May 2013 - 02:58

future headline

"Apple want Office ios app but Microsoft isn't liking the idea"

well, if MS skip that KingSoft Office already willing to fill in.

#22 Dot Matrix

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Posted 12 May 2013 - 03:09

I wouldn't touch an Apple app with a million foot pole. iTunes is a complete waste of bits on the desktop, and a Metro app wouldn't be any better.

No Linux version of iTunes. No Android version of iTunes. Is it any surprise that there won't be an WinRT version of iTunes?

Just like Facebook not making an app for Windows 8... they didn't make one for OS X or Linux either.


Windows 8 is a different beast than those two.

#23 Growled

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Posted 12 May 2013 - 03:13

Nothing against Apple, but I'm not so sure they have the technological talent to pull off such a feat. iTunes is one of the worst pieces of Windows software that I have ever used.

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Posted 12 May 2013 - 03:16

Windows 8 is a different beast than those two.

A bicephalic beast... ;)

#25 vcfan

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Posted 12 May 2013 - 05:05

I say good riddance

even if they did a metro version, it would still look like the desktop version, AKA looking like a mac app.

#26 notuptome2004

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Posted 12 May 2013 - 05:30

Who really needs Apple's bloated piece of crapware as a Windows 8 App?




itunes is easy to use and uses only 30 some megs of ram out of my 16gb so why should i care that it uses 30 somthing megs of ram you make it sound as if itunes on your system uses 400 megs of ram or more omg and agian the UI is simple to use very simplistic

#27 The Dark Knight

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Posted 12 May 2013 - 06:31

itunes is easy to use and uses only 30 some megs of ram out of my 16gb so why should i care that it uses 30 somthing megs of ram you make it sound as if itunes on your system uses 400 megs of ram or more omg and agian the UI is simple to use very simplistic


It's not just a question of how much RAM is being used. iTunes is not at all optimised for Windows. It is sluggish on all configurations. The UI is also a bit quirky.

#28 TheLegendOfMart

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Posted 12 May 2013 - 06:45

Not on Windows it ain't!

I don't have any issues with it, I use iTunes 11 in Mini mode.

#29 Mr Nom Nom's

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Posted 12 May 2013 - 13:45

Windows RT devices?


If Microsoft so desperately what iTunes then they would let vendors to compile their win32 applications for ARM and allow side loading - but then Microsoft wouldn't be able to get their cut of the action.

#30 Dot Matrix

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Posted 12 May 2013 - 14:03

If Microsoft so desperately what iTunes then they would let vendors to compile their win32 applications for ARM and allow side loading - but then Microsoft wouldn't be able to get their cut of the action.


I don't want desktop apps on my ARM device though. That just wouldn't be right. There's too many problems with them when you're using a device that's meant to be mobile, and keep a day long charge. Desktop apps just aren't meant for that.