Loop player ported to Android


Finally, I had some time to port my Loop Player application from Windows Phone to Android.  Both the original and the Android versions are far from perfect, but it helps me while practicing the guitar. They’re perfect for my needs.

I had some difficulties with the Android version because I needed to add playback speed support and sadly, older Android SDKs do not have built in support for this. In order to add playback speed for older Android versions I used an alternative audio player called ExoPlayer with some horrible hacks. The code is a mess, the library is a total mess but the end result is usable. The whole application took me a few hours to complete, less than 10 hours, including the crappy icons, banners and store listing. So don’t expect Hollywood quality app :).  In the future I will improve it, I will add background playback support, improved graphics and icons and of course any suggestion from the users :). For details click here.

One thought on “Loop player ported to Android

  1. Hallo Arpad, habe Ihren Loop Player Pro gekauft. Funktioniert gut. Zwei Verbesserungen für 5 Sterne würde ich mir wünschen:
    1. Bei der Feineinstellung des B-Punktes sollte das Stück nicht von vorne, sondern kurz vor dem B-Punkt (ca. 2 sec) einsetzen, dann ist die Kontrolle, ob der B-Punkt richtig sitzt, einfacher, im Moment fängt das Stück immer von vorne an.
    2.Bei “Lesezeichen filtern” sollte das aktuelle Stück bereits gesetzt sein, dann muss man nicht lang tippen um die Lesezeichen zu suchen.
    Frage: welche Funktion haben die Herzchen neben den Lesezeichen?
    Danke für die Mühe!.

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