You can have music on the move either from online radio or from live streaming music. Alternatively, you can also put your music on cloud-based archives like those provided by Google, Apple or Amazon, or you can use OnAir Player.
OnAir Player a music player that allows access to all the music files you have on all your devices, without moving them from where they are. As long as the Player installed on your devices, and these devices are connected to the Internet, you will be able to access and listen to the entire music library using any of your devices.
OnAir Player supports a number of platforms: Android, PC, Mac, Linux, Amazon Kindle Fire, Google TV and Ouya. The official website has a convenient list of links where you can install OnAir Player for most devices, although the Ouya and Kindle Fire versions must be downloaded from the respective App Stores.
OnAir Player also supports DLNA, so that any Internet-enabled TV with support for DLNA, can be detected by the reader the need for a native application.
How to start using OnAir Player
To use OnAir Player, you must first install the application on each of the devices on which you want to stream in and out.
When you first start thePlayer, you will be taken to a screen of login. You can log in using your Facebook or Google account, or create a new OnAir Player account.
Once you have registered, you will be taken to the main screen. To begin with, you will be asked to locate the music on the device you are using. On smartphones and tablets should happen automatically, because the music stored in the default folder "Music". On the desktop for, you will need to add music to the library manually.
To do this, click on the local music link, then go to the folder where your music is stored. If you want to add any music file in the future, click Settings> Add music, and locate the files you want to add.
To add music stored on other devices to the library of OnAir, simply launch the application on any device and log in with your account. All the music stored on that device should appear in your library OnAir Player and also on other devices connected to the same account.
Using OnAir Player
The blue Stream button at the bottom right will open a pop-up menu that allows you to select the device (s) where the music to be streamed is present. You can also change the volume of each device.
This option also allows you to use your Android device to control and play music on your desktop, and vice versa.
Songs can be sorted by artist, album, song title and song length and favorites.
There is also a function of search, especially useful for users with large music libraries. OnAir Player it also allows you to manage all the connected devices, even if this function is limited only to rename and select the icons on the devices.
Like all software, OnAir Player not without limitations. First, there is no version of OnAir Player for iOS as the application was written in Java. You can log in with OnAir Player on iOS via a web interface, but this means that you will not be able to access music files stored locally on your iPhone or iPad.
Although it allows access to music files locally from any device, OnAir Player a very simple music player. It does not even allow you to read the information through the number of tracks, so the songs are only in alphabetical order. The functions as a graphic equalizer are also missing and have no real customization possibilities.
Despite its limitations, OnAir Player definitely an interesting music player that brings something new to the music streaming scene. Allowing you to access music files anywhere and on any device, OnAir Player made the music really portable. If you have many music files and you are tired of keeping separate libraries for each of your devices, try this music player.