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Android app development was led by Jamie McDonald. It began as a Google Summer of Code project in 2010. The app communicates with MusicBrainz servers through the [[XML Web Service/Version 2|XML Web Service/Version 2]].
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Android app development was led by Jamie McDonald. It began as a Google Summer of Code project in 2010. The work came to a standstill sometime around 2015. In 2019, the work on the app was initiated again by amCap1712. The app underwent a major overhaul to make it compatible with the current Android ecosystem. The app is under active development since then.
  
 
The source code for the app is [https://github.com/metabrainz/musicbrainz-android maintained on GitHub] and you can get it with all its history using:  
 
The source code for the app is [https://github.com/metabrainz/musicbrainz-android maintained on GitHub] and you can get it with all its history using:  

Revision as of 17:07, 10 March 2020

Products > MusicBrainz for Android

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MusicBrainz for Android is a mobile app for viewing MusicBrainz data on the Android platform. It allows you to:

  • View release information by scanning a barcode
  • Search for information about artists and releases
  • Submit tags, ratings and barcodes
  • Add and remove releases from collections
  • Donate to the MetaBrainz Foundation via PayPal

Download

The app is available to download on Google Play.

Issues

Development on the app was initiated again as a GSoC 2019 project. If you are interested in developing the app, you can join in the discussion in #metabrainz IRC channel on freenode. Bug reports can be submitted to the issue tracker.

Development

Android app development was led by Jamie McDonald. It began as a Google Summer of Code project in 2010. The work came to a standstill sometime around 2015. In 2019, the work on the app was initiated again by amCap1712. The app underwent a major overhaul to make it compatible with the current Android ecosystem. The app is under active development since then.

The source code for the app is maintained on GitHub and you can get it with all its history using:

git clone git://github.com/metabrainz/musicbrainz-android.git

If you are interested in providing development assistance, join the #metabrainz IRC channel on irc.freenode.net or simply fork the project and make pull requests on GitHub.

License

MusicBrainz for Android is licensed under the GPL version 3 or later with sections under the Apache License version 2.