Rediscover Your Groove With a Smarter Music Player

Groove – Music Player & Smart Playlists (AppStore Link)
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Groove – Music Player & Smart Playlists
Developer: Zikera
Price: free Download on the App Store
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goove appA newbie in the long and growing list of music apps, Groove lets you take your music library for a new spin by providing a quick and easy way to listen to your songs. Groove was designed to help users “rediscover” their music library and it accomplishes this by being organized, intuitive, and bit more than “genius.”

Groove’s options are simple. Choose Feelin’ Groovy to get a mix of songs that go well together based on a song chosen at random from your library, or choose Surprise Me for a randomly generated mix, artist, or album. Users can also choose Favorites to access a mix of frequently listened to songs and Three of a Kind plays up to five sets of three songs by the same artists.

Each of the music mixes generated by Groove contains up to 15 songs. If you aren’t as pleased with the mix as you’d hoped, simply tap “refresh” within the featured list and a new one is automatically generated. If you want more control of your music, you can also purchase an in-app extra that allows you to save any generated mix to replay later or create a mix based on an artist of your choice, a specific play list or the currently playing song.

The in-app purchase is a decent add-on, but even without it Groove is functional and user-friendly and will most likely help you rediscover music you forgot about ever being in your library. Granted, this is where the add-on purchase comes in handy since any truly good mix can be instantly saved, but Groove stands alone for its quick creation of mix after mix. Because Groove links itself directly to your library, it will continue to play in the background after you exit. It also inexplicably generates album art for some songs that wasn’t previously included in your library.

If you’re tired of the obscure shuffle or genius just isn’t cutting it, give Groove by Zikera a try. It’s free, completely functional and provides you with a fun and different way to listen to your music.

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  • http://www.zikeragroove.com Groove Support

    IMPORTANT - KNOWN ISSUES (v1.2)

    · If you just synced your device with iTunes and see the "Music Library is Empty" message, it's possible that the music library is inaccessible. Please wait a while and restart Groove. In rare cases, a device reboot could also be necessary.

    · There currently is an issue with subsequent updates and we are working to fix it. In the meanwhile, you could use the Master Reset (iPhone Settings -> Groove -> Master Reset Switch) for reloading your library. This will delete all of Groove's data (including the Enhancement Package) and force it to sync again.

    · If you already purchased the Enhancement Package and reinstalled Groove (or used Master Reset) with the same iTunes account, you can purchase it again WITHOUT CHARGE.

  • http://www.zikeragroove.com Groove Support

    Groove 1.3 fixes the issues mentioned in an earlier post. So go ahead and Groove on!

  • http://www.zikeragroove.com Groove Support

    Check out the Groove demo video here: