Well, you don't have to use the cover flow view. List and grid views are also available. I've been enjoying how it automatically adds those covers, but then again I also would take screen shots of title screens in mame for all the games I played.
I dislike the website too, but more for content issues. I really wish they had a forum set up to talk about it, but they prefer to handle all bugs through github and discussion via IRC. To their credit though, I was able to get a dev to build a new version for me very quickly when I discovered that 6-button controllers didn't function in their 32X emulator.
> > Organizes roms by system in an iTunes style
> That's strike one. I really, Really, REALLY hate iTunes; the last thing I want
> is Cover Flow or almost any of its other UI/UX concepts for browsing ROMs.
> Unfortunately, being an OS X user, no shortage of people seem to feel compelled
> to duplicate this interface in their own projects, so I'm stuck with it in damn
> near everything that has to present a list of items and have a way to manoeuvre
> through them.
> Strike two: the faggy website design designed to appeal to hipster douchebags
> that looks like a late-'90s magazine layout, but with something that print
> articles can't do added in: images that slide around the page as you scroll.
> Even Google's getting in on that shit these days, and it really pisses me off:
> being able to find relevant information quickly is damn near impossible when you
> have to wade through a bunch of cutesy graphics of NES controllers, etc. that
> are moving around the screen. But, hey, it's *so retro*!
> Not gonna touch it. Sticking with QMC2, MESS, and a couple of others.