Using Songbird on your desktop or laptop to listen to your cavernous collection of digital music? Good news the first public beta of Songbird for Android is now available. Songbird app looks nice, and is got a built-in search, allows you to browse your library by artist, album, song, genre, or playlist. As your peruse your collection, the now playing pane hides itself behind Songbird's playback controls. Tap and drag the tab to slide it into view, and you can swipe through a Flickr-powered photostream or like the track on Facebook.
Want to control your Songbird queue from your homescreen? Like all good Android music players, there's a widget which allows you to do just that.
- You'll need an Android phone that's running Android 2.1-update1 or newer for the OS
- To install, you'll need to enable installing apps from unknown sources (Typically under Settings -> Applications -> Check "Unknown Sources" Option)
- When we release a final version through the Android Market you'll need to manually uninstall this build which'll wipe data related to it
- This build will expire 4 weeks from today so do get your testing in while it's hot!
- Download the APK