September 5th 2008
By Mike Flaminio
When Kevin Rose said that iTunes would include a stunning new visualizer featuring "planet like objects wrapping around each other w/stars/light streams," most observers yawned in anticipation. How cool could it be?
In the interim, TUAW has connected the dots, with a little help from video producer and designer Allan White.
It seems Robert Hodgin's visually stunning Magnetosphere--available until a few months ago as an iTunes plugin--has been sold to a "third-party" who is strongly believed to be Apple.
Here's a sample of what you can expect (tip: view it fullscreen):
Pretty sweet, huh? It will make a fine addition to iTunes.
I'm a big fan of G-Force, whitecap and Dr Glitter.
What're your fave visualizers?