Songbird is a great utility application and an open source music player. The application works in an integrated manner and supports Songkick, mashtype, Shoutcast, Radio, and Last.fm, etc. The application can also be used with community and uses several plug-ins like Media flow and alike. The application can also get easily integrated with Firefox, iTunes for music player. The main use of application is playing music with integrity, management of web browsers, music discovery, playback and other music utilities. The application also integrates with music directory of iTunes and performs the tasks later.
The fast processing of application has capacity of processing more than 5,000 songs at one go and takes 3 minutes processing time. Songbird application can be pre-installed and downloaded by users. The utilities such as mass storage class, USB device, iPod extensions can make string utility of application. The application sidebar has quick link to the music library, bookmarks, downloads in interface of iTunes style and discovery of music for initial processes. The application opens new window in main browsing pane. The ease of playing music with double click and right side links let the user purchase songs from iTunes, Amazon, eMusic, etc. The track formats and other information is also provided in the separate section of application. Songbird has wide music library with easy management and extensive user support. The application is compatible with Windows 7 and enables web surfing processes.
- Creation of smart playlists and enhanced usability
- Wide support of multiple languages
- User interface can be customized according to requirements
- Automatic updates in application
- Excellent library management
- Assistance of proper processing
- Application also have beta features such as subscriptions, portable device support, album artwork
- Setup assistance is also provided for processing within the application
- It has built-in browser for online access, offline music in an easy manner
- Accessibility of GStreamer within the music player
- Free application
- Easy and convenient for users and well compatible with iTunes
- Support of hotkeys globally
- Online music player support
- Album art downloading
- Monitoring of music folder and keeps updating library properly
- It does not support podcasts
Songbird is an excellent music player with various built-in VLC player, SQLite, Firefox and other similar applications. It is well compatible with user’s contribution and multiple platform extensions. The music management is very easy and synchronizes with music library and playlists. The application has also capability for browsing, sorting and searching properly. The notifications in Songkick is also an option with favorite bands. The option of media synchronization with new generations of phone works quite well in the application.
The recent version of application allows users to track synchronizations and playlists with Android devices in a significant manner. The WMA tracks issues were addressed in this version. The application has also added Google Nexus, Samsung galaxy, HTC official support. The criteria’s of playlists in “Library Playlist” is improved as earlier, it was prone to frequent crashes but now it is launched in improved manner. Some minor bug fixes has also been addressed in the application.