DoubleTwist Airsync first began as an iTunes alternative for everyone, but now has transformed in to an Android app that currently brings Apple’s AirPlay extension to your favorite Android devices. Previously, when DoubleTwist was launched it did not have this new feature that enables AirPlay features to be used on your Android phone, but only had the ability to sync your iTunes playlist, videos, photos to your device. Recenlty, we also told you about Shairport4w, the AirPlay for Windows.
DoubleTwist Airsync for Android
Now though, with the updated DoubleTwist AirSync, you can also use your Android device to stream songs, videos to Macs, Apple TV’s and AirPlay supported devices. You can also use the updated version of DoubleTwist to stream music on to Windows Media Player 12, sync just one song or video, sync everything, checked items all with the tap of a button. The app interface is very simple and easy to understand.
AirSync contains two inbuilt features known as ‘Twist to’ and AirTwist that help DoubleTwist in performing some of the above mentioned tasks. Streaming music to an Apple TV, Mac, AirPlay enabled device or Windows PC requires ‘Twist to’ and streaming to an X-Box 360 or PlayStation 3 requires AirTwist. Those are the main features of the new and updated DoubleTwist AirSync.
How to use DoubleTwist Airsync for android
Here’s what you’ll need to setup the whole thing and start syncing wirelessly over Wi-Fi and stream music, videos and photos to AirPlay enabled devices or Windows:
- First download the DoubleTwist desktop app from here. Works both on PC and Mac.
- Then search for the DoubleTwist app on your Android device using Market, it will cost you $4.99 so keep your hidden stash ready.
- Launch the app on your Android phone, hit the Sync button, follow instructions and voila!! You’re all set up.
You can also download DoubleTwist AirSync from the Android Market. DoubleTwist is actually a free app, but this version with the Twist to feature will of course cost you $4.99. The desktop app requires MacOS X 10.5 and above or WinXP SP2/Vista/Windows 7. If you want to listen to your iTunes music collection on your Android phone then this is the app for you, plus think of all the extra features that you now get.
What do you think of this amazing app? Will you spend $4.99 to enjoy some AirPlay on your Android phone or would you rather not?