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Lightbulb Spirit1, Spirit2 Real FM Radio General Thread
Spirit1 and Spirit2 are real, tuned, over-the-air FM radio apps for Android. They do not require Internet access.

Feb 21, 2015: Spirit's 4th birthday, Spirit2 analog mode & other New features: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...1#post58992351

DAMMIT Google ! DAMMIT new EU VAT policies ! : http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=8824

LG G3 official support ?: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=8710

Spirit2 Lollipop HTC One M7 & M8 GPE with root: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...2#post57367616

Spirit2 Open/Free now on Play for "buy me a cheap beer" price, and free XDA download: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=8694

Spirit1 Light resurrected on Play for "buy me a coffee" price, and free XDA download: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=8695

Spirit2 Beta releases on Play for customers, updated sign up info: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...&postcount=795

Spirit2 11_24/11_25 pre-mature Lollipop re-design release bugs on some ROMs prompt re-org of Spirit2 variants: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=8664

Spirit2 Free: Open Source Real FM Radio for AOSP & Root: http://forum.xda-developers.com/apps...radio-t2951455

Spirit2 RC2 beta for Lollipop: November 24 / 141124: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=57006262

Spirit2 November 21 (141121): Beta Re-architecture for Android Lollipop 5.0: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=56930903&postcount=8631

Spirit2 November 12 (141112): Experimental Re-architecture for Android 5: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1059296&page=861

Spirit2 October 29 (141029): Experimental Re-architecture for Android 5: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=8571

Nexus 6, 9, Player & Android 5.0: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...4#post56094758

Spirit2 October 1 (141001): Extremely Experimental Re-architecture for Android L: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=8499

Android L: Spirit1 and Spirit2: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...3#post55733853

Spirit2 0920 HIGHLY EXPERIMENTAL Audio mods, in preparation for Android L: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=8455 APK: http://d-h.st/0z9

Spirit Transmit v2 0915: ONLY works on ROOTED Sony Xperia T and Z class; NOT Z2: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...5#post55456171

Download Experimental
Spirit2 September 10-12
: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=8427

Official Sony Z series support coming: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=54229607

LG G2 Mahdi & FM friendly kernels: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=8037

LG G2 FM friendly kernel patches: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=8038

Android ONE = Google FM Radio ?? !! http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...&postcount=781

Spirit2: Hi Mike, I am still enjoying Spirit 1, is there any reason to pay again for Spirit 2? : http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=7787

HTC One M8 Verizon ! http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=51904224

Spirit2 is officially released ! New thread for Spirit2: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2537861

The Death of access to stock, unrooted OEM proprietary FM APIs:http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=50954346

New 30 day refund policy: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=50889714

Digital Radio, the "Euro Chip Initiative" and "The Universal Smartphone Radio Project":http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=50416866&postcount=7511

Permissions problems on recent ROMs: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...0#post48749760

Spirit name: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=6771

New phones: Note 3 LTE, HTC One Mini, Xperia Z Ultra & Z1/Honami: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...59296&page=673

Broadcom OEM API for unrooted changes on Android 4.3 HTC One: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...2#post44953912

Nexus 7 2013: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...2#post44800402

Meh... Emmis NextRadio app is underwhelming: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...7#post44669987

BT headsets: RDS PS & station info, pause/play, previous + next with AVRCP 1.3+: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=6619

HTC One GPE Android 4.3 solution: Use Spirit August 5 or later version: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=6585 apk: http://d-h.st/gWe

Android 4.3 may break FM on devices using Broadcom FM/combo chips: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=6571

"Spying" on FM radio usage stats: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=6522

Effem FM app in some CM ROMs ? : http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...2#post43795132

HTC One GPE + digital audio (Unlocked): http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=6332

HTC One first AOSP/Google support: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...7#post42922397

HTC One Nexus Experience phone: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=6156

Galaxy S4 MINI GT-I9190 FM: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=6157

Galaxy S4 = No OTA FM: "In with a bang, and out with a whimper." http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=6001

Where has all the FM gone ? Gone to streaming, every one ? http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=6000

See Supported Device List in post #2 below.

  • Spirit Free: Basic & Mono. Digital audio on Galaxy S. See post #3.
  • Spirit Two Free Alpha: Digital Audio & other Unlocked features.
  • Spirit Light: (supported but no longer sold.)
  • Spirit Unlocked: RDS, Media Buttons, Lockscreen & much more.

Spirit is the ONLY fully digital FM app:
  • Bluetooth A2DP headsets in CD quality stereo.
  • Recording in CD quality stereo.
  • External visualizers, equalizers and effects.
  • Internal Wave and FFT visual: 5x8 dB & log2 43 - 22,050 Hz.

Digital audio support:
  • Rooted HTC One, One XL, One S, Evo 4G LTE, Sony Xperia T.
  • Rooted International non-US Galaxy S, S2, S3, Note, Note2.
  • Most stock Sony 2012-2013 devices.

Record only support:
  • Stock International Galaxy S2 Jelly-Bean, S3, Note, Note2.

Download: Info:


Please purchase Spirit Unlocked for full features, excellent support, and help Android FM.

Thanks !
Last edited by mikereidis; 21st February 2015 at 08:17 PM.
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