SweetFM goes Open Source

by Milind Alvares

SweetFM goes Open Source

by Milind Alvares on July 17, 2009

SweetFM goes Open Source →

The $29 app which took Last.fm and integrated it with iTunes on your desktop has now gone open source.

SweetFM switches seamlessly between Last.fm and iTunes. Tune to any station and you can control Last.fm with SweetFM’s interface – stop the stream and you can use it as an iTunes controller!

Nothing was said about this switch but I suppose it’s because of the conflict they had with Last.fm which has seemingly forced them to go Open Source. In any case, it’s a really good app for Last.fm users. Download here.

[via TUAW]

{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

samu

Good news. If you’re going to put out an app aimed largely at pirating other people’s work, it’s a bit rich to charge $30 for it…

   

Phil

What was the conflict between Sweetfm and Last.fm?

   

Milind Alvares

I can’t remember what issues Last.fm had with SweetFM, but it was mainly lead to crippling the app to the point that it would not longer be ‘Last.fm on the desktop’. Again, I’m not sure whether this is the reason for going open source, just speculating.

   

Bikalpa Paudel

Last.fm? Not my cup of tea. Though apps going open source is always welcome, regardless of the cause.

   

Leave a Comment

We'd love it if you would add your opinion to the article or discussion, whether positive or negative. We reserve the right to moderate comments at our discretion.

Previous post:

Next post: