07-10-2010 10:26 PM
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  1. WAM's Avatar
    sooo what's your favorite music player? doubletwist, maybe it's meridian, stock perhaps?, the cubed music, player mixzing, or one of a million others. what's your fav and why

    widgets count too
    06-18-2010 11:33 PM
  2. duckwars's Avatar
    I like subsonic because it streams my music.... though the player lacks basic functionality, like shuffle.

    If anyone could give me any insight on something that will allow me to stream video/audio from a standard sftp/ftp/smb or any other standard server, that'd be nice.
    06-19-2010 02:23 AM
  3. applejosh's Avatar
    Doubletwist didn't see all my music. I've just started using MixZing with good results (as far as finding my music and playing it), but I haven't really pushed it. Was going to try bTunes, but after reading some of the reviews about the developer being MIA, I went with MixZing. Looked briefly at 'cubed' but didn't get as far as installing it.
    06-19-2010 08:24 AM
  4. terpitude71's Avatar
    just use stock, as i dont use my phone for music playback all that much (well, my music anyway; i do stream pandora and sirius often). though now that i ditched the ipod, i probably will need to find a better alternative than the stock player
    06-19-2010 08:33 AM
  5. techsamaritan's Avatar
    Double twist is so much faster than the stock app but the desktop software isn't that great. I get lots of duplication of songs...
    06-19-2010 08:37 AM
  6. WAM's Avatar
    hmmm thanks for the insight guys
    06-19-2010 05:42 PM
  7. JuniorWWT's Avatar
    I like the way Zimly looks and the lanscape view it offers. Aside from that I like the native for the lockscreen control.
    06-19-2010 05:51 PM
  8. WAM's Avatar
    yeah i just tried out zimly, and it looks amazing, but it's slowness not so amazing
    06-19-2010 06:24 PM
  9. DroBoy's Avatar
    I use doubletwist find it better than stock, cant wait for the upgrades their going add a widget and where the songs can pick up the cover art, should be pretty cool..
    06-19-2010 06:41 PM
  10. MowDownJoe's Avatar
    Cubed, easy. Love the UI. Love the lock screen controls. And it's just fun to see that cube spin when you put your whole library on shuffle. As for managing playlists? Meh... Astro can do that for me.
    06-19-2010 07:12 PM
  11. WAM's Avatar
    I use doubletwist find it better than stock, cant wait for the upgrades their going add a widget and where the songs can pick up the cover art, should be pretty cool..
    omg that sounds epic can't wait
    06-19-2010 07:14 PM
  12. AngryCPA's Avatar
    Ive been using Mixzing, just upgraded to the full version last night. Has a ton of nice features, 3 different widgets, downloads missing album art and an excellent lockscreen interface which is great when u are at the gym.
    06-19-2010 07:36 PM
  13. aditya's Avatar
    Default player has a very non-intuitive UI. Tried mixzing, liked the ipod like interface, but hate that it creates a playlist each time you play a song. Doubletwist was good UI, but didn't pick up all my songs for some reason. Right now I am using cubed which seems to solve some of the problems in the other players. Also Realplayer beta looks promising and intuitive UI wise, but the app for some reason doesn't show up as something I can add to my home screen, and it lacks a widget so far. (have an Evo if that matters)...basically none of them is a perfect solution yet.
    06-21-2010 12:54 AM
  14. AngryCPA's Avatar
    Tried mixzing, liked the ipod like interface, but hate that it creates a playlist each time you play a song.
    You can disable that "feature" in the settings.
    06-21-2010 02:58 AM
  15. Hero23's Avatar
    I use the free version of Mixzing. Downloaded all my missing Album Art which I LOVED and it's a nice clean interface. Also a nice little widget for it as well.
    06-21-2010 04:41 AM
  16. Chillout80s's Avatar
    I stumbled across Zimly about a week ago, I think the UI is by far the best of any of them but that's just my opinion. I like the overall peformance of it and so far it seems to catch every song I have and work pretty great. I also used Mixzing which is reall good too.
    06-21-2010 07:56 AM
  17. Dukins's Avatar
    Thanks I will take a look at a few of these. I wanted a better music player. Also I dont like that the stock player doesnt close. Which one has the best widget? Im not really into a media player that takes the whole screen up.
    06-21-2010 08:34 AM
  18. EvilMonkey's Avatar
    I've been using bTunes and like it, but will check out these others. AFAIK bTunes doesn't have any lockscreen functionality, so as soon as my armband for running/gym gets here, it'll be more of a pain.
    06-21-2010 08:38 AM
  19. MowDownJoe's Avatar
    I've been using bTunes and like it, but will check out these others. AFAIK bTunes doesn't have any lockscreen functionality, so as soon as my armband for running/gym gets here, it'll be more of a pain.
    ...Uhh, really? bTunes has no lockscreen functionality?? You sure you're looking at the right player?
    06-21-2010 09:21 AM
  20. EvilMonkey's Avatar
    ...Uhh, really? bTunes has no lockscreen functionality?? You sure you're looking at the right player?
    Yes, but I probably missed it if it's there (haven't really needed it, but don't remember seeing it).

    EDIT: Apparently it is there....just never used it since I've only used the player in the car during which the screen doesn't lock. Don't mind me and my ignorance of my installed apps.
    06-21-2010 09:42 AM
  21. superflush's Avatar
    bTunes has a lockscreen option, however I found it to be too much of a burden and I would always accidentally hit the next song or pause when trying to just get the phone unlocked. So I turned off the option in bTunes.
    06-21-2010 11:15 AM
  22. thevoiceless's Avatar
    For some reason, the stock (in my case, Sense version) music player, MixZing, and DoubleTwist have been the only two apps that loaded all of the album art saved in the mp3 tags. Cubed didn't load them, and I couldn't really figure out the interface even after messing with it for a while (looked cool, though). The Sense player is fine, I guess I just don't really like the interface for some reason. I don't like MixZing's ads, and the interface seems kind of jumbled. I usually use DoubleTwist by default, it'll be perfect once they get lockscreen controls and a widget. Apparently the ability to read internal storage is already in the works.
    06-21-2010 07:25 PM
  23. Cirro's Avatar
    I just use stock with the pure music widget
    06-21-2010 08:02 PM
  24. flypanam's Avatar
    I just use stock with the pure music widget
    Werd.
    06-21-2010 08:12 PM
  25. Chewbacca23's Avatar
    As of now my fav music apps are Cubed love the UI just wish u could put multiple songs in the queued list at a time instead of one by one...I also like the museek player it has the genius like playlist but its just missing a lockscreen player
    06-21-2010 11:17 PM
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