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Anyone check out Fede's (guy who makes LPP) Music app? UPDATE: Alpha 4 released Widget/Playlist

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by Metfanant, May 29, 2011.

  1. Metfanant

    Metfanant Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    Alpha 4 has been released! Widget, and playlist support added!

    Fede's Music App Alpha Changelog

    here is a quick video that engadget put together just showing the app running next to a WP7 device...

    Windows Phone 7-style music player for Android arrives from the developer of LauncherPro -- Engadget

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  2. dnelms

    dnelms Newbie

    looks promising... I downloaded it and installed, but I don't have much music left to play on my SD card. moved it all to the cloud. Been trying Amazon and Google. Wish it could connect to either one, but obviously I understand why it can't. I am curious how long it takes Microsoft to send him a friendly letter.
  3. goldz28

    goldz28 Android Enthusiast

    I'll give it a shot and post up some screen shots
  4. goldz28

    goldz28 Android Enthusiast







    Something I wish it did was allow you to use controls from the lock screen. Stock music app lets you but Feds does not.
  5. Very Zune-like. Cool
  6. tjreishus

    tjreishus Android Enthusiast

    So is there a 3rd party music player that works with google music? I really like the newest version of the music app from google and I really like the way it syncs with google music.
  7. goldz28

    goldz28 Android Enthusiast

    I just found out about google music the other day. I asked for an invite or whatever so I can give it a shot.

    I can't wait to try it.
  8. Deleted User

    Deleted User Guest

    Nope, if you want cloud sync right now, you need Google Music.

    Does Fede's app support podcasts - downloading/bookmarking partially finished/etc?
  9. quickaudi

    quickaudi Android Expert

    Looks nice. No equalizer, no playlist save capability.
  10. chippy

    chippy Well-Known Member

    I have it, and looks great. I'm a Zune user so it's really fast to pick up for me. Only thing is I've been using google music so I haven't been using it.
  11. yawdapaah

    yawdapaah Android Expert

    Been using it for a few weeks. Pretty good, quick and lean. I wish it played flac though.
  12. gallandof

    gallandof Android Expert

    i like the look and feel of this app, but its missing way too many features. lockscreen controls,music widget,equalizer, easier access to now playing. id love google music support but i know thats not happening.
  13. Aggie12

    Aggie12 Android Expert

    he should be working on finishing that rewrite for LPP he's been talking about for months and months now. Wasn't it originally going to be done in January? lol

    Although I really like the look of the app.
  14. Metfanant

    Metfanant Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    are those my 10% battery icons?!

    i agree...a widget(ive seen it, its coming), the equalizer, and lockiscreen controls would make it killer

    agreed...i like the app...but frankly have been waiting for MONTHS on the rewrite of LPP
  15. Metfanant

    Metfanant Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    updated OP with Alpha 4 release
  16. droblyer

    droblyer Well-Known Member

    Can someone tell me how to choose a default music player? My bluetooth head unit in my truck keeps starting the factory music app when I change songs etc.
  17. goldz28

    goldz28 Android Enthusiast

    I think it was yours, along with your deodex, crt off and multicolor battery.

    If you are talking about the battery with the 90 in it that is battery indicator pro.
  18. Deleted User

    Deleted User Guest

    Unfortunately, this is a problem with Android. The apps like to fight each other for control over the BT commands.

    You're pretty much restricted to uninstalling the stock music player, unless someone else has a better solution.
  19. RichSz

    RichSz Not Entitled

    I thought he was working on the next, optimized version of LPP. I guess not anymore. With WinAmp and PowerAmp he has two huge targets to match and/or overcome. I'm not sure why he would enter such a flooded market instead of solidifying the one he practically started or at least was in on the ground floor.

    He must have his reasons.
  20. gallandof

    gallandof Android Expert

    alpha 4 really added some welcome changes. cant wait to see how federico makes the app even better
  21. dnelms

    dnelms Newbie

    Installed Alpha 4 this morning and it worked fine on Froyo stock. Installed the OTA files for Gingerbread, now I get a force close everytime. Anyone know the best place to send bug reports to Fede?
  22. droblyer

    droblyer Well-Known Member

    I would try clearing the cache for the app. If that doesn't work try reinstalling it. Works fine on gb for me.
  23. Turdbogls

    Turdbogls Android Expert

    this was the only thing missing from my phone. i LOVED my Zune HD player, and now i have it on my DX :)
    thanks for the link, i had the original version and had no idea other version were getting pushed out. looks like he has fixed all but one thing. i REALLY want the ability to "shuffle all" my music, then be able to go into my library, find a song, and add it as the "next song to play" even if the list is in shuffle mode. if he does this, he has more money coming his way. anything on top of that *cought* full EQ and album art download *cough* would be icing on the cake.
  24. Metroidman

    Metroidman Member

    I love the App but I can't get Last.fm to work with it
  25. Piscean1

    Piscean1 Lurker

    Is there a better way to submit bug reports than to just toss them out here?

    I've been using Fede's app for the last couple of months. No problems until Alpha4 and Alpha5. Both of those versions play for a while (between 4 and 15 minutes) and then pause playback. Once I press Play, playback resumes for a while and then it pauses again.

    Alpha2 didn't do this, or maybe I didn't play it long enough to see the pause behavior.

    Anyone else seeing this? Any suggestions to try?


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