Apr 14, 2010 5:00 AM –
UMusic provides FREE, UNLIMITED access to millions of songs in many languages. It’s able to do that by streaming songs from YouTube and ONLY PLAYS THE AUDIO to save Internet bandwidth and increase battery life. UMusic also allows you to play music on the background or with the screen turned off.
UMusic is no longer available in the Android Market
AndroidTapp.com Android App Review:
Pros & Cons:
- Genius idea for free streaming music service
- Stream high quality audio of videos from YouTube
- Plays in the background even while screen is sleep
- Stops upon call and resumes
- Manually create and manage playlists
- No artist or song information
- No icon in notification window shade, however Longpress the Home button to get back to the app quickly
- After call app tends not to return to the last song… starts over in playlist
UMusic Android App allows you to listen to the audio streams only from YouTube videos, in essence creating free music player using the vast number of videos on you to. Search for your favorite artist or song title and UMusic finds it the correct song in high quality if available. The app automatically creates playlists or shuffle playlists at random. Of course you can play, pause, repeat or jumped forward to the next song. Build your own a Pandora Radio, Slacker Radio, or Last.fm Personal Radio player (no worries about skips or subscriptions)! However you do not get the luxury of these players to play similar artists or genres automatically, you must search all the artists or albums then the app takes care of the rest.
Video Review: UMusic
We all love music players and this one offers a unique approach in harvesting the power of music YouTube in conforming to a streaming music player!
Ease of Use:
Search all songs, artists or albums you want to listen to and build a playlist. Sorting is limited to name and date (Longpress to reveal options). You can move songs to Albums (playlists) to customize listening.
User dependent, potential as much as you use other stream music players for Android.
Basic music player with player options and screenshot from the YouTube video as album art cover.