By Jeroen van Rijn
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Play It is a beautiful app to control your music with gestures. You can play music, podcasts and audiobooks. It's the perfect music player for on the road and you can personalize the looks of Play It with multiple themes.
With Play it you can control your music with gestures. Simply touch the screen to play of pause the current song. With a simple swipe you can switch to the next or current track.
Skip to any point in a song, by dragging the playhead along the scrubber bar. Slide your finger up or down to adjust the scrub rate.
By swiping with one finger to the right you can simply go to the previous screen. By swiping with two finger to the right you can quickly go back to the main menu.
♫ Now Playing
You can go to the now playing screen, by tapping the album art in the menu. To leave the now playing screen, you also have to tap the album art.
With iCloud, the settings you make on one device, will automatically appear on all your devices.
With the fullscreen mode, you can enjoy every pixel of your favorite tracks. Tap twice, or pinch on the artwork in the now playing screen to enter, or leave the fullscreen mode. In this mode you can also tap the artwork to play or pause the music.
If you want to share the music your listening, you can do that with Play It. Tap with 2 fingers In the now playing screen to share your songs via Twitter of Facebook.
♫ Fast Shuffle
Tap the shuffle button in the main menu to quickly shuffle your music and listen to your songs in a random order. Tap and hold the button to shuffle a selected playlist.
♫ Current Song's Album
If you like a track and want to view it's album, you can tap twice on the artwork in the main menu to view the current song's album.
♫ Themes & Colors
You can simply changes the looks of Play It by chaining it's theme. Select a accent color for the details and choose between a light or dark background. If you want more than that, you are also able to change the background, text and detail text colors.
With Play It you can search for a song, album, artist or genre by swiping to the left in the menu.
♫ Play Album
Tap on the artwork of an album in the albums section to quickly play the selected album.
• iCloud intergration
• Multiple themes
• Sharing via Twitter or Facebook
• Fullscreen mode
• AirPlay support
• Uses your iPod Library
• Plays music, podcasts and audiobooks
• Shuffle and repeat your music
• Search for your favorite song, album, artist or genre
• iOS 6 and iPhone 5 support
What's New in Version 2.3
• iOS 6 Support
• Optimized for the new iPhone 5
• Updated design
• Improved fullscreen mode
• Sharing via Facebook
• Slide your finger up or down to adjust the scrub rate.
• New icon
• More themes
• Improved podcasts and audiobooks sections
• A new option to quickly play a album
• Bug fixes
It appears that the update of Play It still crashes at some people when they go to the now playing screen. If you delete Play It from your device and reinstall it, the app should work correctly. I'm sorry for this problem and a new update to fix this bug is coming soon.
Best music app for your car
I've tried both LeechTunes and TuneBooth, this one is better by far. It's cleaner and easier to work in the car. I wish you could customize the gestures a little, although I'm not sure that I would change them.
The new update works great in iOS6 and iPhone 5. I've found that if you're having problems with it force closing, then delete it and download it again. This happened to both mine and my girlfriend's. Don't think that's an app problem.
My only grip is that the screen doesn't always switch to the next song (though the music does). This seems to only happen on the first track. Once you use a gesture it'll work right again. I don't usually notice until I look down to change the song anyway. Small bug to fix.
Beautiful app, but not quite a replacement.
The one thing it's really lacking is the alphabet sidebar, that lets you jump to songs starting with a particular letter.
It would really improve functionality, and if we could see that feature, this would definitely be sitting in my dock in the stock music app's place.
Get it. Could be better
Nice app, very well thought out but has a few issues. I still can't scroll left when a song is playing to go to the previous track. Keeps restarting the current one. Album art has never worked. Besides that it's pretty good and I would highly recommend it.
Latest update breaks the app. Can't play anything, crashes on trying to play a song, playlist and so on. Fix it.
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- Category: Music
- Updated: Oct 27, 2012
- Version: 2.3
- Size: 4.4 MB
- Languages: English, Dutch
- Seller: C.H.L. VAN RIJN
- © Jeroen van Rijn
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.