Focus on your work, not iTunes

Center Stage helps you get iTunes out of your way and focus on other work. Need to change the track?
Open Center Stage in the menu back to go back, skip, love, star, or see what's currently playing.

  • Listen. Better. Listen to your tunes without any interruption from iTunes. You can control everything right from the menu bar.
  • Integration. Let all of your friends know exactly what you're listening to by logging into your account inside of Center Stage. It'll automatically scrobble your tunes while you listen.
  • Control at your fingertips. Need to skip a song? How about go back and listen again? Love? Star? Change the iTunes volume? Yep, it can all be done with Center Stage right in the menu bar.
  • More features. All the time. New updates to Center Stage will allow you to pause your tunes for a certain period of time before resuming playback, and more. We're adding many user-requested features all the time. Simply email us what you'd like to see from Center Stage and we'll see what we can do.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Common questions about what Center Stage does and how it can help you music listening experience.

Center stage makes it easy to control your music right from the menu bar of OS X without interrupting your workflow. Simply click the icon in the menu bar, and you're in Center Stage and capable of going back to a previous song, skipping a song, playing or pausing the currently playing song, and more. You can also love a song, rate a song, and change the volume of the iTunes playback. In addition, Center Stage provides the ability to connect with to scrobble your currently playing tracks.

Center Stage can easily be customized to use either the light or dark theme that will match the Center Stage interface to your menu bar preferences in OS X El Capitan. You can also choose your preferences for displaying the star rating in the player interface instead of the default Love button that will love songs inside of iTunes and Apple Music.

Yes! Center Stage works with any Apple Music content that you have stored inside of your iTunes Library. Once you begin listening to an Apple Music track that has been added to your library, you will see artwork and song information populated inside of Center Stage. You can also listen to radio stations in iTunes and have their track information populated in Center Stage.

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