Google Play Music Client CloudMuzik Update Adds Windows Phone 8 Support
CloudMuzik is a Google Play client specifically made for Windows Phone devices, and a new update now brings support for Windows Phone 8.
Consequently, those who have been using Google Play Music Service and have now turned to Windows Phone (WP) can try out the updated CloudMuzik app to enjoy the same experience on WP devices. The app has now received an update to support Windows Phone 8 handsets.
With the new update, users can now browse a full music library using the CloudMuzik Google Play client for Windows Phone. The app also lets users pin their favorite artists, songs, and albums on a start screen for instant play. Moreover, as an experimental feature, CloudMuzik allows users to cache songs so they can listen to them offline as well.
The complete list of highlighted features of the upgraded CloudMuzik app on Store goes as follows:
- Full library support
- Full refresh of music library
- Refresh of latest songs added
- Playlist support
- Social sharing of current song
- Repeat and Shuffle functions
- Pinning of artist, album, playlist, and genre to a start screen
- Experimental local song caching
- Background audio
The app currently has a four-and-a-half out of five stars rating, and has received 96 reviews so far at the time of writing. Before this update, CloudMuzik was a Windows Phone 7 app, and did not work on Windows Phone 8 devices. The new version of the app brings support for Windows Phone 7.5 and Windows Phone 8, and is available for download at this link. The app is free, and is deemed as essential for Windows Phone device owners who use Google Music.