beaTunes 4.6 - High resolution display support for Windows

in Music and Recording (E)

[] Cologne, Germany - tagtraum industries is pleased to announce the release of beaTunes 4.6, featuring a fresh new look and usability improvements for their popular music library management utility for Mac OS X and Windows. beaTunes excels at fixing ID3 tags, and automatically calculating musical key and tempo - features valued by music enthusiasts, DJs, and athletes alike.

The new beaTunes 4.6 features a much improved experience for Windows users with a modern, high DPI display. User interface elements are crisp and attractive with a flat, yet stylish Mac-like look.

Besides the obvious visual changes, tagtraum industries improved many little things under the hood. Most importantly, coalesced database writes are reducing disk I/O and thus increase overall performance. Good news also for those who love to hack: beaTunes can now execute plugins written in JavaScript. On the metadata inspection front, especially the English capitalization rules got some love and now work much better than before.

JavaScript Plugins:
beaTunes takes advantage of the Nashorn extensions to allow JavaScript code access to beaTunes-Java-objects. Examples can be found on GitHub. A complete guide on how to get started is available.

English Capitalization:
For beaTunes 4.6, the English language capitalization rules have been rewritten from scratch. As long as beaTunes knows a title is in English the corresponding inspector can suggest alternative spellings.

Overall, version 4.6 continues the evolution of this indispensable tool for music lovers. Clearly, it's getting more and more refined, making music analysis and library management easier than ever.

Feature Highlights Include:
* Musical key detection (incl. tuning)
* Automatic BPM detection (beats-per-minute)
* Automatic segmentation suitable for pop songs
* Sophisticated library inspection
* Customizable track suggestion system
* Dupe finder
* ReplayGain calculation
* Playlist generator
* Mood tagging
* Seamless iTunes integration, if desired
* Plugin API

Most Important Improvements and Additions:
* HiDPI support for Windows
* Better performance through coalesced database writes
* JavaScript support for plugins
* Improved inspection

Language support:
* U.S. English, German, French, and Spanish

System Requirements:
* 64-bit processor
* iTunes 11/12, if iTunes integration is desired
* OS X 10.7.5, 10.8.3, 10.9.4, 10.10.5, 10.11.4
* Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10

Pricing and Availability:
beaTunes 4.6 is available for $34.95 (USD). For beaTunes 4.0/4.5 users the upgrade is free. A 14 day trial demo is available. The trial version does not allow users to apply one-click solutions to inspection issues. NFR licenses are available for media reviewers.

tagtraum industries incorporated is an indy software shop founded in 2004 by Hendrik Schreiber in Raleigh, North Carolina. Its main focus lies on DSP/MIR, Mac software, Java-based solutions, architecture, implementation and optimization. tagtraum's operational base is Cologne, Germany. Copyright (C) 2016 tagtraum industries incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo and Mac OS X platforms are trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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