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Trying to find best program to sync iTunes on mac to android. found a few, need opinions.

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  1. Dlauth

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    I have a Mac with all my music on iTunes. I have a Samsung galaxy s and am trying to find the best method and program to sync my music.

    I'm needing a program that does the following
    pulls album artwork from iTunes
    If I put a song on iTunes, I want just that song to auto sync with the phone
    also if I change song info on iTunes I want those changes to auto sync with phone

    Found a few but haven't used them
    Isyncr
    Doubletwist
    Itunemywalkman

    Thanks in advance
     

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    hi dlauth i just got my galaxy s a few days ago....

    double twist kept freezing for me.... isyncr worked fine... but the native galaxy player didnt order them properly (eg.... compilation albums... were seperateated by artist under albums)

    however the double twist player corrected this...
     
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    I used the itunemywalkman but I don't think it updates your album on your phone. Just pushes your whole library. It also didn't pull the album art. If I could get my music syncing to work very closely to my iPhone, I will be a full android convert. Till then I'm leaning twords getting an iPod for songs :/
     
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    Missing Sync for Android, but its expensive, personally I just drag my mp3's over to the SD card and let Cube do the work :)
     
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    I've been using IsyncR for a while with no probs. I tried the others you listed and didn't get on with either of them. IsyncR just syncs what playlists you select. I've never had a prob with the artwork. They are also bringing out a WiFi add on for Mac soon apparently.
     
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    Ive been trying a few apps to get my music to sync. One big problem, if I add a new song in itunes, then go to the android app to sync the music. I click synchronize and the app starts adding all my music to the phone and I get duplicate songs. What program will sync changes from itunes. For example if I just add a song or change song names. I know dragging it will work but I want seamless operation.
     
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    iSyncr

    They even have a free version so you can try it out
     
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    So if I add one song to my library then open isyncr again and click sync it will recognize that the only song that needs to be added to the phone is the new song instead of all the songs in my library?
     
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    That, sir, is an excellent question. I just know that the wife loves iTunes and that iSyncr was the only thing that worked for her :)
     
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    The best for me is MediaMonkey - it is a vast improvement over itunes, and will sync automatically w/droid. there are also a few others to consider, but none really work better than this.
    As for your requirements, if you maintain in options the file monitor, it should be able to do all that you're asking.
     
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    well it sees that the file is already there and won't make a copy of it, not sure what happens if you change the name of a song though, but if you just are adding new stuff it would definitely be fine.
     
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    I've had good luck with TuneSync's WiFi syncing, but it's relatively slow. It recently added a USB option, but I still haven't bothered to try to figure it out.
     
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    i got isyncr to work very nicely but it wont copy my playlists over. It puts the .m3u playlist file on my phone but my original media player on my phone doesnt recognize the playlist. I still have to see what the app does when I change song names. I believe it will just add another duplicate of the song with the name change, no good :(
     
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    I could be wrong, but I believe Mediamonkey is Windows only right now.
     

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