Plex Media Player 1.2 is now free to all users
December 1, 2016 – 10:19 | No Comment
Plex Media Player 1.2 is now free to all users

Non-Plex Pass holders rejoice – Plex has made its desktop-friendly media player app for Windows and Mac completely free with the release of Plex Media Player 1.2.
Version 1.2 also introduces a major new feature – …

Google Play Music gets smarter music recommendations
November 14, 2016 – 08:34 | No Comment
Google Play Music gets smarter music recommendations

Google Play Music (Android, iOS) is being revamped to deliver more intelligent context-sensitive playlists and recommendations.
The system now takes account of your location, what you’re likely to be doing and why you might be listening …

Generate soothing ambient soundscapes with Halotea Free
November 12, 2016 – 13:05 | No Comment
Generate soothing ambient soundscapes with Halotea Free

If you like some background noise while working on your PC then it can be tempting to play music, stream video, maybe just turn on the TV. But that can be distracting, and you might …

VLC for Android 2.0 merges Android TV and mobile builds together, offers network disk browsing and performance improvements
June 22, 2016 – 11:33 | Comments Off on VLC for Android 2.0 merges Android TV and mobile builds together, offers network disk browsing and performance improvements
VLC for Android 2.0 merges Android TV and mobile builds together, offers network disk browsing and performance improvements

VideoLAN has unveiled VLC for Android 2.0, a major new version of its mobile video and audio player. The app is renowned for being able to play most multimedia files as well as many streaming …

Apple Music launched on Android, extends streaming service’s reach
November 11, 2015 – 05:53 | Comments Off on Apple Music launched on Android, extends streaming service’s reach
Apple Music launched on Android, extends streaming service’s reach

Apple has unveiled Apple Music for Android Beta. The app is aimed firmly at Apple Music subscribers who want access to their streaming subscription as well as previously purchased music from iTunes via their Android …

Kodi 15.2 unveils bug fixes and improvements across desktop and mobile
October 20, 2015 – 06:50 | Comments Off on Kodi 15.2 unveils bug fixes and improvements across desktop and mobile
Kodi 15.2 unveils bug fixes and improvements across desktop and mobile

The XBMC Foundation has unveiled Kodi 15.2, a maintenance update of its open-source, cross-platform media center. This is the second release since version 15 debuted back in July.
The major focus of the new release is …

iTunes 12.2 brings Apple Music to the desktop
July 1, 2015 – 07:00 | Comments Off on iTunes 12.2 brings Apple Music to the desktop
iTunes 12.2 brings Apple Music to the desktop

Apple has released iTunes 12.2, bringing Apple Music and the new Beats 1 radio station to OS X and Windows.
Additions include the new Connect, a sort-of social networking service where artists share “thoughts, photos, music …

Find similar audio files with MediaPurge
June 27, 2015 – 07:44 | Comments Off on Find similar audio files with MediaPurge
Find similar audio files with MediaPurge

Building a media collection is much more fun than organising it, and no matter how good your intentions, it’s all too easy to end up having to navigate a scattered mess of audio and video …

Turn videos into self-playing EXEs with Audio/Video to EXE
March 7, 2015 – 10:14 | Comments Off on Turn videos into self-playing EXEs with Audio/Video to EXE
Turn videos into self-playing EXEs with Audio/Video to EXE

When creating media files to share with others, it’s normally best to save them in a standard format, maybe MP3 or MP4, something you know just about everything in the world can play.
Audio/Video to EXE …

Dub Music Player + Equalizer is a great-looking Android audio player
November 6, 2014 – 09:07 | Comments Off on Dub Music Player + Equalizer is a great-looking Android audio player
Dub Music Player + Equalizer is a great-looking Android audio player

There are a huge number of Android music players around, most of them competing for your attention with their vast and ever-extending lists of features. That’s great news if you’ll use all their functionality, but …

iTunes 12.0 unveils radical new redesign, promises simpler playlist editing
October 17, 2014 – 07:22 | Comments Off on iTunes 12.0 unveils radical new redesign, promises simpler playlist editing
iTunes 12.0 unveils radical new redesign, promises simpler playlist editing

To coincide with the release of OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Apple has unveiled iTunes 12.0.1, the first major release of its media manager and player for almost two years.
The new release debuts a flatter, more …