BarTunes allows you to control iTunes from your Mac's menu bar.

Quickly view album artwork, play/pause, skip forward and jump back through your music,
with controls right in the menu bar.

• Play/Pause, Next, Previous controls in menu bar (optional)
• View album artwork in menu bar (optional)
• Rate/Get Rating of current song
• Quickly view song, album & artist name

What’s New

Version 1.2

- Fixes for newer versions of iTunes and OS X 10.11
- Added ability to "love" a track when using newer versions of iTunes (12.4.1+)

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
28 Ratings

28 Ratings

Well Then. ,

good enough, but small issues

1. The next/previous track buttons cannot be optionally removed. They're extremely annoying because I often hit them by mistake when trying to play/pause, which is nontrivally irritating when listening to long tracks (sets of hours' length) and losing my place.

2. For unclear reasons, the album artwork doesn't always show up.

gratef ,

nice but small suggestion

this app is free so my feeling is no negativity allowed . . . period. But, it would be nice if you could ‘rewind’ to the start of a song instead of going to the previous song. For now the controls only let you go to the song before or the song after. You know - in the case of go back: need also the single < not only the double <<

Sean.Reilly ,

Perfect menu bar iTunes controller

Great little app for controlling iTunes. I started out only using the play/pause, next, and back buttons but have also gotten used to having the additional controls just a click away in the menu bar. Well done!


David Caddy
1.1 MB

OS X 10.6 or later, 64-bit processor



Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2011-2014 David Caddy


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