Another major release of iTunes, another batch of complaints about glitches and poor performance. I’ll wait for an x.02 or x.03 release.
Mind you it could be worse… a recall of Segways cites random reversing. At least if iTunes skips a track you’re not risking your life.
On the plus side, I upgraded from 6.5 to 7.0 without a problem, and 7.0 addressed one of my major gripes – gapless playback. On albums where the music is continuous from track to track (e.g. Pink Floyds, The Wall) iTunes used to have a small (
Interesting, thanks Lachlan. Gapless playback is a major gripe of mine – there seem to be so many modern players that don’t do it properly.
I abandoned iTunes many generations ago because when I added new music it would crash or simply refuse to save the new library.
I now use Winamp with MLIPOD support (not the builtin support) and have never been happier. I don’t intend to buy music through the iTune Store, so I don’t think I am missing anything at all…