Martian Technology Releases SlingShot 2.0, now with iTunes synchronization
Martian Technology has released SlingShot 2.0, a major update to its
network file synchronization application for Mac OS X. SlingShot 2.0 adds
the ability to synchronize iTunes music (songs and playlists) between two
or more computers connected over a network — the easiest way to back up
all of your important (and costly) music.
With SlingShot 2.0, you can Publish an iTunes Playlist of music onto the
network and then Subscribe to the Playlist from other computers. SlingShot
will copy over any songs from the Published Playlist that aren’t in the
Subcriber’s iTunes Library, add them to the Library, and then recreate the
Playlist on the Subscriber. Then it will check periodically to see if the
Playlist has been changed; any changes will be reflected in the
Subscriber’s copy of the Playlist.
SlingShot is also still the simplest way to keep files (and now iTunes
music) in sync between two or more Macs. By incorporating Apple’s “Bonjour”
technology, SlingShot makes finding and connecting to other computers on a
network easy. With SlingShot 2.0, it is now easier than ever to share and
back up your music collection on all the Macs on a local network.
SlingShot 2.0 is available as a Universal Binary, supporting both PowerPC
and Intel Macs, and requires Mac OS X 10.4 or newer. SlingShot 2.0 is a
free upgrade for existing customers; new licenses can be purchased for
$29.99. A free trial version of the application is available at