Google Play Music allows you to keep up to 20,000 of your favorite songs in the cloud. outcoldplayer (former gMusicW) is an unofficial Windows 8 client for Google Play Music. Main features are: playing music in background, playlists management, 5 starts rating system for songs, Last.fm Scrobbling (enable it in application settings, "accounts" page), offline listening. You need to have a Google Play Music account to use this application. Please vote for features you want to see in next version of outcoldplayer on https://outcoldplayer.uservoice.com/. If you have any problems with this application check our knowledge base http://outcoldplayer.uservoice.com/knowledgebase And follow http://twitter.com/outcoldplayer to know about all our future plans.More
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Works better than webapp
This app revived my interest in my Gen1 Atom 8.1 tablet. The app works perfectly and smoothly. Two minor features that are missing are spacebar play/pause (dev is working on it---not easy). Second feature is missing auto thumbs-up playlist, but the workaround is to make another playlist with the thumbs up. You can still give thumbs up and down. Support the dev and buy this app; you'll love it!More
It's just as good as the android version, IF NOT BETTER! But it is the best play music app I've ever seen! There are a few others on this store I like but this one is my favorite! Thanks Developer!More
love this app but I wish there was a way for it to work with my keyboard media controls to advance or pause tracksMore
I really don't have anything to complain about with this player. The only thing I would like to see is the ability to move/drag songs around in playlists and the ability to edit song metadata, though they don't detract from the experience enough to not warrant five stars.More
Essential for Google Music Users
Occasionally bugs will pop up keeping me from listening offline, but they are quickly fixed.More
This is the app you are looking for
This app does everything I want it to and it does it right. Everything works. Other apps I have tried (gmusic and client for google music) don't work smoothly and don't handle playlists at all. Outcoldplayer does both. Last.fm integration is a major plus and is integrated appropriately. Caching music offline works well and is a great feature. The interface is well designed and despite minimal appearance includes all relevant information at a glance. A nice detail is that it shows the buffering percentage when you play a song. No other google play client I have seen shows this. Overall I am very pleased with this app. It is everything I have been looking for out of a windows store app. Finding good apps in the windows store is seemingly impossible but outcoldplayer is one of the best.More
Outstanding Google Music player
This is by far my most-used Windows 8 app on my Surface Pro 3. It's much better than Google's native Music app, and it gets even better when combined with the Google Music unlimited subscription. Very useful, very user-friendly and well-designed. Highly recommended.More
It's a good start.
Needs a LOT of UI/UX work. They need to fix the constant error popup regarding music you own that stops playing the music. Not a fan of being charged just to remove ads on a FREE service...or in the case of All Access a service we already pay for. Not worth the price charged if there aren't any added features. Needs better control layout when in thin/phone width. To skip or get to other controls you have to tap tap tap. Making the bottom section better optimized shouldn't be too much to ask so that I can skip tracks, etc...do more than pause/play.More
Better than the web player!
I've always thought the web player for Google Music is sluggish to load and use. This app is responsive, full-featured, and functional. Has great support for pin view and is quick to buffer and switch between screens. Exactly what I was hoping for!More
A bit blurry on hi-dpi systems
On my surface pro, the icons on the left sidebar and the default album cover art are slightly blurry. More hidpi assets would be nice. Finally, an option to hide the icons and logos on the left sidebar would be nice, they clutter up the otherwise beautiful UI.More
- Stream songs from Google Play Music
- All Access Radio support (Search and Explore)
- Stream to Xbox
- Cache songs from Google Play Music and listen them when you don't have internet connection
- Playlists managment: create/delete/rename/adding and removeing songs
- Search by Artist, Songs, Albums, Genres, Playlists from Windows Search Charm
- Last.fm Scrobbling support (enable it in Settings->Accounts)
- Live tiles (support wide and square tiles)
- Rate songs (5 stars rate system)
- Shows the recently played artists / albums/ genres / playlists on the Home screen
- Plays in background, screen can be turned off or you can use other applications in the same time
- Approximate size
3.26 MB - 3.58 MBMore
- Age rating
For ages 12 and upMore
- Supported processors
arm, x64, x86More
- Supported languages
English (United States)
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- Additional terms
outcoldplayer license termsYou can't reverse-engineer this software. You should not disturb license terms of Google Play Music.
Access your Internet connectionUse your music library
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## 03/16/2014 - Version 4.1.3 ### Bugs * Fix issues with application working behind proxies ## 11/23/2014 - Version 4.1.2 ### Bugs * Some songs could not be played (player showed them as 1 second length songs). * Player could loose link to Last.fm for some users. * Article "The" should be ignored in titles in ordering. ## 11/23/2014 - Version 4.1.1 ### Bugs * Highly rated playlist did not show songs which are not included in Library. * Some views did not show control buttons when songs are selected. ## 11/15/2014 - Version 4.1 ### New features * Add "refresh radio" button on radio view to start radio with fresh list of songs. * Add "current queue" toolbar button. ### Bugs * Backspace button can navigate back when user is typing in search box. * Fix application crash when adding songs to queue. * Fix application crash with songs navigation. * Fix application crash when Music Library is unreachable. * Offline: cannot change song position in offline mode. * Offline: cannot show album view in offline mode. * Offline: cannot play songs in offline mode after restart.