Attend XDA's Second Annual Developer Conference, XDA:DevCon 2014!
5,741,924 Members 45,350 Now Online
XDA Developers Android and Mobile Development Forum

[APP][2.1+] Floating Music Controls

Tip us?
 
TraberSoftware
Old
(Last edited by TraberSoftware; 16th March 2013 at 05:16 PM.) Reason: App updated
#1  
TraberSoftware's Avatar
Member - OP
Thanks Meter 76
Posts: 36
Join Date: Feb 2013

 
DONATE TO ME
Audio [APP][2.1+] Floating Music Controls

Floating Music Controls

This is an app created to control your music over any app, so you can play fullscreen games and switch between songs... Yes! You can play Angry Birds and also skip that song you hate, or stop the music to hear the game sound effects .
Still in beta, so don't expect a perfect app.

Screenshots:
Click image for larger version

Name:	shot_000120.png
Views:	2626
Size:	135.5 KB
ID:	1761737Click image for larger version

Name:	shot_000115.png
Views:	2318
Size:	135.9 KB
ID:	1761738Click image for larger version

Name:	shot_000122.png
Views:	2178
Size:	87.3 KB
ID:	1761739Click image for larger version

Name:	shot_000123.png
Views:	1977
Size:	73.8 KB
ID:	1761740Click image for larger version

Name:	shot_000124.png
Views:	1786
Size:	75.7 KB
ID:	1761759

Configuration:
  • Opacity: Sets the main window opacity.
  • Position: Sets the main window position between the four corners. Sometimes, when orientation changes, the position is reset to the top-left corner.
  • Service mode:
    • Silent: You won't be notified about the service execution, but the service could be killed when free memory is requested by system.
    • Persistent (notification): A notification will be shown, but your app will be hard to die.
  • Show/Hide:
    • Timeout: It will try to detect when music is being played, checking if the sound is kept more than 5 seconds.
    • Shaking device: Shake your device to show/hide the controls.
Features:
  • Pause, next and previous buttons.
  • Those can be hidden only by tapping the main icon.
  • Can be shown or hidden shaking the device.
  • Configurable opacity.
  • It can be easilly closed once we finished using it.
  • It works with almost any music player.
Requeriments:
  • The music player we where going to use must allow and be configured to use the "Headset Control". If app doesn't works, please, check your player configuration.
First run:
When you start the app the first time, you will not see any music control or notification. This is because default settings are Silent service and Timeout window display, so you will have to start playing music with any music player and the window will be shown.

Link:
The Following 20 Users Say Thank You to TraberSoftware For This Useful Post: [ Click to Expand ]
 
SammiSaysHello
Old
(Last edited by SammiSaysHello; 26th February 2013 at 10:52 AM.)
#2  
SammiSaysHello's Avatar
XDA Portal Team
Thanks Meter 1560
Posts: 2,513
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Australia
I've always wanted something like this! Thanks!
Want your work on the XDA Portal? Msg me

The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to SammiSaysHello For This Useful Post: [ Click to Expand ]
 
TraberSoftware
Old
#3  
TraberSoftware's Avatar
Member - OP
Thanks Meter 76
Posts: 36
Join Date: Feb 2013

 
DONATE TO ME
Quote:
Originally Posted by jman2131 View Post
I've always wanted something like this! Thanks!
I'm glad you like it

Any suggestion is highly appreciated ^^.
 
rickmatic
Old
#4  
rickmatic's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 184
Posts: 452
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Bell, CA
Default Re: [APP][2.1+] Floating Music Controls

I really like this. I have a gingerbread Rom and its a little laggy. Not much, but compared to the other floating apps or pop up apps its a little laggy. I would also love the ability to move the controls any where.
-How about different controls. Holo theme, walkman theme...etc.
-Ability to prepare settings when tapping the app.
-Pinch resizing.....
Just some thoughts. Really good job on this.
 
TraberSoftware
Old
#5  
TraberSoftware's Avatar
Member - OP
Thanks Meter 76
Posts: 36
Join Date: Feb 2013

 
DONATE TO ME
Quote:
Originally Posted by rickmatic View Post
I really like this. I have a gingerbread Rom and its a little laggy. Not much, but compared to the other floating apps or pop up apps its a little laggy. I would also love the ability to move the controls any where.
-How about different controls. Holo theme, walkman theme...etc.
-Ability to prepare settings when tapping the app.
-Pinch resizing.....
Just some thoughts. Really good job on this.
¿It's laggy? ¿When, or doing what? I tested it on a few older devices and worked fine.

Quote:
-How about different controls. Holo theme, walkman theme...etc
Using themes may become a future feature, i will consider it ^^.
Quote:
Ability to prepare settings when tapping the app.
Yeah, i'm working on it, new feature is coming ^^
Quote:
Pinch resizing.....
Wow, this may be hard to implement, but i'll try to add some customization settings (maybe when i add themes to the app).

Thanks for your comment!!
The Following User Says Thank You to TraberSoftware For This Useful Post: [ Click to Expand ]
 
rickmatic
Old
#6  
rickmatic's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 184
Posts: 452
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Bell, CA
Default Re: [APP][2.1+] Floating Music Controls

Maybe I'm being too picky. It wasn't responding as fast as I wanted it to. Laggy wasn't the word I wanted to use, but its just not responsive enough for me. Although I really like it and still use it.
I'll be looking forward to any future updates.
 
TraberSoftware
Old
#7  
TraberSoftware's Avatar
Member - OP
Thanks Meter 76
Posts: 36
Join Date: Feb 2013

 
DONATE TO ME
Default Re: [APP][2.1+] Floating Music Controls

Well, to perform the actions, you have to double tap the button, but i'll explain:

As a "security" feature, to not launch an action accidentally, you have to press the button "twice". The first tap will "select" the button. Once the button is "selected", the next time you press the button (only once, not twice), will perform the desire action (stop music, open config dialog, etc).

Do you understand what i mean?
 
D3_
Old
#8  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 411
Posts: 1,224
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: London
At first I was thinking I wouldn't have a need for an application like this since I can quickly change tracks from the notification bar, but then I realised using this would be MUCH easier when using some form of navigation app as you don't need to swipe down the notification bar which stops you being able to see the directions being given.
 
superstargoddess
Old
#9  
superstargoddess's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 96
Posts: 501
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Nelsonville

 
DONATE TO ME
Default Re: [APP][2.1+] Floating Music Controls

This would be awesome if it worked with Pandora and other streaming music services like that!

Sent from my SGH-I747 using Xparent Skyblue Tapatalk 2
- Currently rocking a OnePlus One Sandstone Black 64gb
- Creator of XDA group Female XDA Dev Members
 
rickmatic
Old
#10  
rickmatic's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 184
Posts: 452
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Bell, CA
Default Re: [APP][2.1+] Floating Music Controls

Quote:
Originally Posted by TraberSoftware View Post
Well, to perform the actions, you have to double tap the button, but i'll explain:

As a "security" feature, to not launch an action accidentally, you have to press the button "twice". The first tap will "select" the button. Once the button is "selected", the next time you press the button (only once, not twice), will perform the desire action (stop music, open config dialog, etc).

Do you understand what i mean?
Yeah took me a while to figure that out. Thanks.

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes