Best 3rd Party Music App for New iPad?

Discussion in 'iPad Apps' started by dfine1966, Jul 9, 2012.

  1. dfine1966 macrumors 6502

    Apr 9, 2011
    I just got a brand new 32 GB iPad with Wifi, and tried to use the Music app, and it was terrible. It is all over the place.

    I am looking for a good 3rd party music app to replace the built in music app. If it has an equalizer or can use the built in equalizer that would be fine. The player itself should have a better layout of buttons, not on top, in the left hand corner, and possibly bigger. Good art, information about the artist, possibly lyrics support. Having audiobooks support would be an added bonus, but not necessary. I could get a separate app for that. I do have iTunes Match, so it should support that.

    I saw a few music apps that I have been reading reviews about.

    Groove 2 for iPad, Track 8. Each are different in there own ways. Are these the best out there or are there better ones I have missed. I don't want to pay a fortune for these apps. $2 would be a good range, but if the app is really good, and has a lot of useful features, I would be interested in paying more.

    So lets here about everyone's favorite 3rd party music app for the iPad. Also, I will be getting an iPhone, when the new iPhone comes out in the fall, replacing my Android phone, so the app supporting both iPad and iPhone would be a nice bonus.
  2. thelead macrumors 6502a

    Apr 30, 2010
    I have both track 8 and grooves 2. I would go with grooves for the features. Track 8 is just a simple, yet sleek, player and has a ways to go to be a fully featured music replacement app. That said, I would buy both (grooves for features, track 8 for when you know which album you want to play).
  3. venusammeta macrumors newbie


    Jul 9, 2012
    Hyderabad, India
    Google Music is pretty awesome – as an integrated service on Android, it’s hard to beat. But there’s just one issue with music stored on Google’s servers, whether it’s purchased from the Android Market or uploaded from your collection: it’s only accessible from Android using the official Google Music app. With developer R2DoesInc’s Cloud Music Sniper, that’s no longer the case: this Market app allows any application to access locally stored songs from Google Music, so long as they’ve been downloaded to your phone/tablet’s internal storage or SD card.
  4. seanpercival01 macrumors member

    Jun 1, 2012

    Last week I bought new iPad2 and my cousin suggested a list of apps. I try get all these apps from iTunes. :apple:

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