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If there is an adequate iTunes-like music player available on Android, DoubleTwist is it. It is an incredibly simple app that lets you keep your personal collection organized, sync to your desktop, play live radio, and even subscribe to podcasts. It can also function as a video player, though it is unquestionably best for listening to tunes.
DoubleTwist opens up to a dashboard of icons for all of your primary music functions. It doesn't have the prettiest interface in the world, but it also doesn't have a particularly unattractive one. More importantly, though, the interface's functions are clear, and navigation is intuitive. Its color scheme is dark, but clean lines and sharply designed buttons set it apart from eyesores like Android lock screen when the app is active.. What's more, DoubleTwist comes with home-screen widgets and controls for your
With a single tap from the dashboard, you can browse your music collection by artist, album, genre, or song title, or you can access your playlists. No matter how you decide to sift through your collection, you can play any song with a single tap. Conveniently, each song also has a "+" button next to it, in case you simply want to add it to your queue. From the dashboard, you can swipe right for app settings or swipe left to see a list of your locally stored videos. Because everything is so neatly organized, it is easy to zip around the app.
The Now Playing screen (which is always accessible from other parts of the app via slide-up bar at the bottom of the screen) offers a nifty Cover Flow-like view that showcases album art and gives you a peek at previous and next songs. You can also switch to a simpler list view if you prefer. Basic playback controls are at the bottom of the Now Playing screen along with a share button, which lets you post what you're listening to on Twitter or Facebook. Premium users can hit the graphic equalizer button to make granular adjustments to their sound quality.