mic_888 · May 12, 2010 at 07:52 am

Astro Player for Android

Android users looking for a media player to support audiobooks and podcasts will be happy to learn that XDA forum member Andrew Terekhine has written an application for Android that does just that.

Astro Player not only supports audiobook and podcast playback, but also features an advanced bookmarking functionality and a real bona-fide working equalizer, as well as non-unicode tags support.  That’s not it though, Astro Player also shows lyrics, fetches missing album art and includes a file browser with play option.

Currently Astro Player is in beta and Andrew Terekhine is welcoming any feedback and suggestions – according to the Astro Player website, the application will be free for everyone who evaluated the beta version and provided feedback.

For more information, including supported formats, and details on unique features, check out the application thread.

Astro Player beta is available to download free in the Market.


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mic_888 is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. I've been around XDA since 2007 when I bought the HTC Touch, well things have moved on a lot since then, and I've tried my hand at developing for WM and Android (still learning), but wanted to contribute more by becoming a News Writer for XDA. I write mainly Android articles, and some Windows Mobile. We're always sifting through the masses of threads for front page news, but do let me or the other guys know if you think anything is newsworthy including any breaking news! View mic_888's posts and articles here.
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