Sonos Releases New Desktop Controller For Mac

Sonos Controller

Sonos, is well-known as the maker of multi-room wireless home speaker systems like the Multi-Room Music System 2.7 and the Play:3. It released the latest version of its Mac Controller app on Tuesday, 20 March 2012.

The Controller app, allows users to remotely control their Sonos speaker system. It received updates that include a sleeker look and improvements to search, streaming, and volume control.

In addition to a revamped look, version 3.7 of the Mac Desktop app allows users even greater control over music streaming. The new version features a pop-out mini-controller of album art that allows users to control streaming without launching the full app.

This version also offers an improved search function, incorporating users’ music libraries with Internet radio stations and subscription music services such as Pandora, Rhapshody, Spotify, and Mog into one integrated search function. It also utilizes drag-and-drop functionality for an improved playlist interface that mimics the iOS app experience.

This update also improves existing features and controls such as sleep timers and alarms, which are now more accessible and available from the app’s main window. Users also have access to instant volume control with one-touch Party Mode, allowing users to set the volume in multiple rooms at the same time.

Sonos also released an update to its iOS app, which now includes language support for Brazilian Portuguese.

Sonos 3.7 for Mac is a free download available on Sonos’ website; it requires Mac OS X 10.6 or higher. The iOS app is available for free from the App Store. It is compatible with iOS devices running iOS 3.0 or later versions.

Source: Mac World

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