Apple Releases iOS 8.4 beta to developers and it features a new Music app!
Preview the new Music app:
The iOS 8.4 Beta includes an early preview of the all-new Music application. With powerful highlights and an elegant new look, enjoying your music is simpler than ever. This review gives a sneak look into what we’ve been working on, and what’s to come — the music is just getting started.
All-New Design. Music application has a wonderful new design that makes exploring your music collection easier and more fun. Personalize playlists by including your own particular picture and description. Enjoy stunning pictures of your favorite artists in the Artists view. Begin playing a collection right from the album list. The music you love is never more than a tap away.
● Recently Added. Albums and playlists you’ve as of recently added are currently at the top of your library, making it easy to discover something new to play. Simply tap play on the artwork to tune in.
● Streamlined iTunes Radio. Discovering music with iTunes Radio is easier than ever. You can now quickly return to your most loved stations in Recently Played. Browse a choice of hand-curated stations in Featured Stations, or start another one from your most loved artist or song.
● New MiniPlayer. With the new MiniPlayer, you can see what’s playing and control playback while skimming your music sollection. To open Now Playing, simply tap on the MiniPlayer.
Improved Now Playing. Now Playing has a stunning new design that showcases your album artwork the way it was intended to be. Likewise, you can start wirelessly streaming your music utilizing AirPlay without leaving Now Playing.
● Up Next. It’s now easy to discover which songs from your library will play next — simply tap the Up Next symbol in Now Playing. You can considerably reorder, add, or skip songs whenever you like.
● Global Search. You can now search from anywhere in the Music app — just tap the magnifying glass. Search results are conveniently organized to help you quickly find that perfect song. You can even start an iTunes Radio station right from Search.
Developers can get the update from iOS Dev Center.