InstaMusic

A simple and beautiful music player.

Please give me comments, thank you a lot XD. Please aware that this is NOT a whole ZUNE style app! But a style that I think is the best for an music player app. Please don’t compare it with a ZUNE HD or ZUNE PLAYER APPLICATIONS.

Downloads

Android Market
AppBrain
BlackBerry App World

Featurings

  • Pretty tab menu.
  • Music player basic functions.
  • No more mis-grouping albums and songs.
  • No more stretched images.
  • Contain functions like shuffle mode and repeat mode.
  • Player will pause when headphone is unplugged or when calling arrives.
  • Instant play: random song will be played when headset button is clicked and InstaMusic is not started

Reviews so far that I found

Changelog for InstaMusic:

  • 10,000-50,000 downloads (Jan 22, 2012)
  • 5,000-10,000 downloads (Jan 16, 2012)
  • 1,000-5,000 downloads (Jan 8, 2012)
  • 500-1,000 downloads (Jan 4, 2012)
  • 100-500 downloads (Jan 3, 2012)

Version 1.4.2:

  • Fixed crashing bugs.
  • Fixed now playing screen layout misplacement.

Version 1.4.1:

  • Fixed crashing bugs.
  • Enhanced app performance.

Version 1.4.0:

  • Fixed compatibility to Android 2.1.
  • Add media location support for CyanogenMod users.
  • Added favorite list and able to add song to it i now playing screen.
  • Greatly increased media loading speed.
  • Download album art if there are not album art inside the music file.
  • Able to use full screen view for library, now playing screen, and lock screen player.
  • Fixed some sudden stops.
  • Able to renew artworks everyday.
  • Refined and categorized settings.
  • Added song list view and lyrics view in now playing screen.
  • Fixed layout errors.
  • Support Android 4.0.4.
  • Enhanced app performance.
  • Rewritten some layout elements.

Version 1.3.5:

  • Fixed crashes caused by invalid song name.
  • Fixed the suddenly music playing. (If it is still happening, turn “Dynamic Pause” off in setting.)
  • Fixed crashes caused by large image processing.
  • Fixed crashes caused by loading genre list.

Version 1.3.4:

  • Fixed the headset clicking miscount mechanism.
  • Updated the initial text in the manual input for media location to be the current setting.
  • Added messages in setting to promote crash reporting.

Version 1.3.3:

  • Added setting to allow manual input for media location.
  • Added mechanisms to pause songs or lower volume while other applications are using the audio channel.
  • Same letter with upper and lower cases will no longer be separated.
  • Fixed freezing bug which caused sudden crash over a long time idle.
  • Fixed crashing bug caused by some songs’ title with characters that cannot be lower cased.
  • Fixed unexpected song playing if player is uninitialized.
  • Fixed Conflicts when headset clicking to answer calls while song playing.

Version 1.3.2:

  • Adjusted layout at artist biography.
  • Fixed bug to show album background.

Version 1.3.1:

  • Adjusted paddings at menu bar and notification.
  • Fixed and not to play paused song after calling.
  • Fixed to use the default repeat mode while shuffling all.
  • Fixed the non-updating play button in lock screen player.
  • Fixed some random closure.

Version 1.3.0:

  • Added lock screen player.
  • Enhanced performance while clearing cache.
  • Added biography in artist page
  • Debug mode enabling doesn’t require restart.
  • Instantly enable headset control setting.
  • Fixed and removed extra item in genre with no music inside.
  • Music library will be opened when menu is pressed in now playing.
  • Rewrote media filter system, allowing custom music location.
  • Disabled secondary location.
  • Fixed many bugs on pausing music while calling.
  • Enhanced sensibility of seek bar finally.
  • Fixed some more bugs which produce random closure.
  • Adjusted library layout to remove some strange gaps.

Version 1.2.1:

  • Fixed another crashing bug which contributes the random closure.
  • More description in media filter setting.

Version 1.2.0:

  • Click headset button twice to iterate next song.
  • Click headset button triple times to iterate last song.
  • Fixed crashing bug during background music playing, which caused the random closure.
  • Horizontal now playing screen.
  • Rewritten slider ui in the setting screen for better usage.
  • Fixed headset button click miscounted due to plugging.

Version 1.1.1:

  • Fixed the background not updating bug.
  • Fixed the minor bug which caused the crashes.
  • Slightly adjusted the layout for some pages.

Version 1.1.0:

  • Redesigned launcher and status bar icons
  • Instant play: random song will be played when headset button is clicked and InstaMusic is not started
  • Fixed bug that no notification shown when song changes
  • Added Playlist which synchronized android playlists (not editable for now)
  • Added Artist list in album
  • Added Artist list in genre
  • Click headset button once to toggle pause
  • Added setting to toggle headset control
  • Added default mode for shuffle and replication in setting

Version 1.0.2:

  • Clickable menu item
  • Fix menu snapping bug
  • nicholasworkshop.com will open when about is click in setting
  • Wallpaper will not be cleared when cache is cleared.
  • Fixed bug that background doesn’t load when song is first played.
  • Added toggle in setting to toggle the library background visibility.

Version 1.0.1:

  • Fixed music pausing bug
  • Fixed bug to open now playing with no song
  • Fixed bug such that music should stop after playing the last song
  • Fixed minor bug that now playing screen will be opened when notification is clicked
  • Fixed bug that the app crashed when back is pressed during song playing

Version 1.0.0:

  • First release.
  • Pretty tab menu.
  • Music player basic functions.
  • Contain functions like shuffle mode and repeat mode.
  • Player will pause when headphone is unplugged or when calling arrives.