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Odd iTunes shortcoming

09/21/07 | by Adam | Categories: Music, Macintosh

Depending on the genre of music I want to listen to, I typically either want to listen to a random collection of individual tracks or a random selection of albums. For example, most rock and pop albums work best when excerpted so I like to use a song shuffle on them. Most classical or thematic -- let's say a film score -- albums do not work so well like that so I prefer to use an album shuffle. Apple's iTunes supports both of these modes of listening but buries the option to switch between them deep within the program's configuration menus.

Given that they've stuck the icon for shuffle play right on the main interface and that it's related to each playlist, I can't think of any good reason they opted to ignore the example non-binary state of the repeat button right next to it. All the pieces are present in the program but even after all the iTunes upgrades over the years, they're still not pulled together.

 

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