Yahoo today announced Play by Yahoo! Music, an all-in-one music/MP3 player for Android phones. The native mobile MP3 player provides a home base for your music files while taking your on-the-go listening experience to a whole new level.
Yahoo’s new app is not only about music playback, it also comes with a wealth of cool new features that bank on Yahoo’s existing services. Play’s library management feature automatically sorts your songs into albums and artists. Its smart shuffle technology scans the songs from your library to create custom playlists based on your moods and fills in any missing cover art. And the Play Identifier clues you in on the song that you’re listening to anywhere, anytime. Moreover, the application will offer access to Yahoo! Music News, so that Android users can access the latest news from favorite artists as they listen to the songs. Last, it includes Twitter and Facebook integration so users can share their music selections with friends.
Features of Play by Yahoo! Music:
- Music player: Play your entire music library on your phone
- Artist news: Get the latest artist news while listening to songs
- Cover art: Automatically fetch album cover art
- Smart shuffle: Let the app take control of your musical journey – the more you play, the smarter the song selections
- Song ID: Leave the app on and continuously identify songs on the radio
- Social sharing: Link the app to a social network to tell your friends about songs you like
Play by Yahoo! Music is free to download and is already available in the Android Market. It requires Android 1.6 and up.