03
Nov
06

Can SongBird be The Firefox of The Media Players??

band.pngI Tried Songbird(Still in Beta) yesterday and found It quite interesting ..

Acccording To Their Website..

“Songbird is developed by a band of experienced, dedicated software developers and designers called the Pioneers of the Inevitable. Our previous hatchlings include Winamp and the Yahoo! Music Engine.

We support the Mozilla Foundation‘s mission to preserve innovation and choice on the Internet.

Our mission is to incubate Songbird, the first Web player, to catalyze and champion a diverse, open Media Web. To this end, our investors include one of the top Silicon Valley venture capital firms”.

The Songbird Has lots of Features .

Play Anything
MP3, AAC, OGG, FLAC, WMA, and more. Can you teach Songbird to sing?

Pick Feathers
Choose from the two included themes: Rubberducky or Dove. You can even make one yourself.

Control the Flow
Play, Pause, Previous, Next, Volume, Mute, Seek, Three Repeat Modes, and Shuffle.

Multi-Task
Quickly switch between tasks using the buttons to the right of the dashboard display.

Organize Your Library
Filter your collection by Genre, Artist, Album, and Song or Search-As-You-Type.

Scan Your Computer for Music
Songbird will find your music and add it to your collection for you.

Super Slim Mini-Mode
Use the mini-mode for basic controls while keeping Songbird out of the way.

Multi-Language Support
Songbird comes in 39 languages. Be a localizer and see Songbird in your language!

Build Custom Mixes
Drag-and-drop songs from the Library or another playlist to your create your own custom mixes.

Make Smart Mixes
Criteria-based playlists that are always up-to-date with your current collection.

Dynamic Mixes
Get mixes from the Internet and stay up-to-date with the latest updates, downloads, and casts.

Play In Place
Songbird plays MP3s without leaving the page.

Play the Web
Play web pages as playlists and view any web page as a playlist.

Set Music Watch Folders
Tell Songbird to watch a folder for new music and it will automatically add new tracks to your collection.

Integrated Web Search
Search the web from the context of your collection or tell Songbird to search on the currently playing track.

Cross-Platform
Runs on Mac OS X, Linux and Windows.

Songbird Extensions
Coming soon! Have an idea for an extension?

CD Import and Burn
Coming soon!

The most Important Feature I feel is the extension’s One where you can create your own extensions and port it to songbird,or share it with your friends or the global community.

One such extension thats coming to my mind right now is to have extension for Pandora

As a result one will be able listen songs via pandora directly on Songbird or you can listen via Slim Devices Squeezebox™ .

Being Cross Platform is another Advantage (Runs in mac,Windows and Linux).Goodbye windows media player.

Another Feature Is that You can surf the net within songbird so no need to fire up your Browsers .

Check out the player and post your comments…

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5 Responses to “Can SongBird be The Firefox of The Media Players??”


  1. 1 ragundo
    November 3, 2006 at 8:12 am

    It needs more formats support (like .ape, etc ) in order to compare with standalone plyers like Amarok or Itunes.
    Anyway, interesting

  2. March 11, 2007 at 4:40 am

    Hi! Great site, keep up the good work! rv trader

  3. June 11, 2007 at 1:15 pm

    Good work! I like it!
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  4. June 17, 2007 at 2:25 am

    Good work! I like it!
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