The Mac Observer

Skip navigational links

You're viewing an article in TMO's historic archive vault. Here, we've preserved the comments and how the site looked along with the article. Use this link to view the article on our current site:
Official Napster Client For Mac OS, OS X

Official Napster Client For Mac OS, OS X

by , 7:00 AM EDT, October 25th, 2000

After using a number of third party Napster-compatible clients for months, Mac users finally have an "official" version of the Napster client. Formerly Macster, Napster 1.0b1 was created in conjunction with Black Hole Media, and comes carbonized for native support under OS X Beta. According to Napster:

For months Mac users have been on the sidelines of this digital music revolution. No more! Napster for the Mac is here. Search, download, share and chat, all in a Mac interface. And, you can keep your existing Macster user name and password.

This is a note to all users of MacOS X Public Beta. Napster for the Mac does run under MacOS X, though at this time, is unsupported. You will be running Napster under OS X at your own risk.

Support is planned for OS X, once we have development tools. We hope this is resolved quickly, and look forward to taking advantage of this outstanding OS.

Napster is available for free. You can find more information at the Napster web site.

Recent Headlines - Updated July 23rd

Wed,6:10 PM
Apple Granted ‘iTime’ Patent for Wearable Mobile Electronic Device (Plus Wristband)
4:10 PM
UAG Scout iPad Air Case Offers Full Protection
3:30 PM
How to Upgrade Your Mac to Python 3
3:09 PM
8 UI Kits For iOS 8: $24.99
1:27 PM
TMO Daily Observations: 2014-07-23
10:52 AM
OS X Yosemite Public Beta Coming July 24
9:40 AM
Wells Fargo: AAPL Q3 was Meh, but the Future Looks Bright
8:45 AM
iPhoto: A Shortcut to Help Fix Red-Eye
Tue,8:30 PM
Class-Action Suit Against Apple for Alleged Labor Violations
8:04 PM
Apple Buys 29 Companies (plus Beats) in 21 months, 5 Since March
6:40 PM
Apple’s Tim Cook Says iPad Sales Behind IBM Partnership
6:20 PM
Apple: iTunes is the Fastest Growing Part of Our Business
  • __________
  • Buy Stuff, Support TMO!
  • Podcast: Mac Geek Gab
  • Podcast: Apple Weekly Report
  • TMO on Twitter!