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XenoAmp is an Android Audio Player with a Difference
There are countless music players available for Android, but most of them follow the same traditional media player UI philosophy. XenoAmp defies all those established conventions and brings us a music player like we have never seen before. It’s hard to describe the user interface, so it’s best to see a video of it in action:
(If video isn’t your cup of tea, you can check out a lot of screenshots of the app in the second post of the forum thread linked below).
Brought to us by XDA Member ssuukk, XenoAmp brings together design elements from the Metro UI and Android’s magazine interface, laying album art all over what seems to be a freely scrollable, boundless background. The UI is all about using natural gestures to control playback, manage playlists, and browse through albums in a very elegant, unique, and beautiful interface.
XenoAmp is in active development, and the developer is quick to respond to bug reports and fix them. Head over to the application thread to get started.
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