Magnetosphere to be the New iTunes 8 Visualizer?

Magnetosphere to be the New iTunes 8 Visualizer?

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Robert Hodgins Magnetosphere is rumored to be the new visualizer included in iTunes 8

Video producer and designer Allan White wrties:
Hodgins built a wonderful iTunes visualizer called Magnetosphere a while back - which mysteriously disappeared from his site a few months back. I wrote him, and he said that it had been sold to a third party.

There's strong evidence that this third party is in fact Apple, and that it may ship with iTunes 8, which could be shown as soon as next week at an iPod Event.

A friend tipped me off to Kevin Rose, founder of Digg & Pownce, twittering this on Sept. 2nd:
"The new iTunes 8.0 visualizations are really trippy - there is one with planet like objects wrapping around each other w/stars/light streams"

That sounds exactly like Magnetosphere.



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KEVIN
KEVIN - September 5, 2008 at 4:20pm
MAGNETOSPHERE ROCKS!!! I will be EXTREMELY excited if its the stock Visualizer from now on!! I kept trying to spread it to all my friends, but it was Mac only (sucks to be them, anyway for having PC's)
lllbukayolll
lllbukayolll - September 5, 2008 at 10:51am
w0w !
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