Imagine your self listening to music on your new Ultrabook. Shuffling a playlist or picking a random song just by shaking your device. Controlling the volume level just by pinching the screen, swiping to navigate your collection and discover even more songs. Beautiful music visualization that adapts to how you're holding your device. Place your device microphone up to a song and watch it recognize it, giving you instant access to it for download and more. Discover a new way to listen to music... This is Audiotica.
Allowing the user to browse, discover, share, compete and download songs from a collection of over a million songs or add your own. With an extreme ease of use and taking advantage of touch input, gyroscope, tiles, performance and much more will definitely make it the best option for any music lover of casual listener.
The project started as a simple application allowing users to discover and download songs from there mobile devices. But after a week in the marketplace Zumicts saw the potential it could be. It was indeed something much bigger than a music downloader but a music platform.
- GPS - get personalized artist recommendation from your country
- Accelerometer - Shake to shuffle, landscape/portrait, music visualization, and more.
- Touch - gesture for controlling player, shortcuts, and more.
All the code is written using the .NET framework and taking advantage of all the API's it has to offers. The backend is running on Azure guarantying 100% uptime and with many back ups to make sure client apps get the data they need.
Get a taste of the alpha release in the Windows Phone marketplace:
Points of Interest
Here is a screenshot of Audiotica alpha version running on Windows 8 and Windows Phone 7. In the next week the first public beta released of it will go live.
9/1/2012 - Lunch of the project, originally MusicDwnld.
10/3/2012 - Re-launch as Audiotica and all new features started development.
10/6/2012 - Private beta lunch for Windows Phone users of Audiotica.