Windows Phone 7 style music player for Android

Windows Phone 7 style music player for Android

It seems a ton of Android developers are keen to mimic the minimalistic style of Windows Phone 7, and the developer of hugely popular Launcher Pro has decided he wants to make his own replica of WP7’s music player for Android.


It is a pretty much perfect copy; take a look at some of the images and you’ll see what I mean. Remove my phone’s notification bar, and you’d probably think you’re in WP7.

Windows Phone 7 style music player for Android

The app even has the nice background when you select an album. In this case, the album art for the Philip Glass album is displayed in the background of the track list:

Windows Phone 7 style music player for Android

The app is currently still only in Alpha, but performance has been pretty impressive for such an early release. I haven’t had any force closes, and there are no issues with lag. Of course, there isn’t any Zune integration here just yet, so don’t think you’re getting a free Zune player for Android here. Features aren’t too bad for an early release, too, the addition of playlists being the most impressive; it definitely has potential.

For obvious reasons, this app isn’t available in the Android Market, so you’ll have to grab the apk from this link.

 

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  •  Been using this for the past few days. Seems a bit buggy as it doesn’t show my album art in the library view but then does on the now playing screen. 

    Other than that it’s great. Actually makes me really eager to give WP7 a spin.

  • Love it – really good app. 
    Works fine on Gingerbread, although I wish it had an equaliser or picked up the SRS from my phone. Still, for an alpha, is fantastic – runs much better than the WP7 I had!