Apollo Music app by CyanogenMod now available in the Play Store

If you’ve ever used CyanogenMod 9 or CyanogenMod 10, you might have noticed the built-in music player, named “Apollo” that looked pretty cool, and had a lot of functionality to boot.

Well if you liked it, but arnt on a CM ROM anymore, here’s good news for ya: CyanogenMod has released Apollo over on the Google Play Store in both free and paid versions. Apart from the visually appealing UI, you also have a very decent feature set such as:

  • Pin album, artist, genre, and playlist shortcuts to your Home screen
  • Customizable themes and layouts
  • Lyric support
  • Mark songs as favorites
  • Notification playback controls (Honeycomb+)
  • Text and voice search
  • Swipe between screens
  • Automatic album and artist image fetching
  • Headset controls
  • Set songs as ringtones
  • Lockscreen widgets (Jellybean 4.2+)
  • Share currently playing music on Twitter, Facebook, and others
  • 4 widgets
  • Gapless playback
  • Plays most music formats (MP3, AAC, FLAC, etc.)
  • Drag & drop playlists and queue
  • Lockscreen controls (Ice Cream Sandwich+)
  • Local music management (edit, delete, etc.)

And lots more coming, including Tablet support, and Last.fm scrobbling among other features. Available in an ad-supported free version, or an ad-free paid version called Apollo+ for a low $0.99.

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