AirBubble

AirBubble


AirBubble is a lightweight AirPlay audio receiver. It will appear in AirPlay applications (such as itunes) as a device you can play music to. It works in the background, streaming music to your Android device.

This version is fully featured but will exit 30 minutes after each app start (you can start the app as many times as you want). This can be unlocked with the AirBubble License app.


Features:

- stream audio from AirPlay clients (itunes, iOS, airfoil, ...)
- run in the background as a service
- configurable network name
- can be started on boot
- supports audio focus (mute or lower volume on external sounds)
- supports tethered USB or WiFi connection (may require rooted device in some case)

Limitations:

- Audio only, no video
- does not play in sync with other Airplay receivers
- does not work with RaopX on MacOS X and the raop module for pulseaudio on Linux
- does not work yet on GoogleTV

Examples of use:

- stream your itunes music to your Android device with Hyperfine Remote for iTunes
- wireless speaker or headset
- recycle older or broken Android devices as a dedicated networked speaker

Recent changes:
- fixed client connection failure on Android 4.4 (error -15000 in itunes)
- tweaked notification
- high resolution icon
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Free
75
3.8
User ratings
565
Installs
100,000+
Concerns
0
File size
533 kb
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About AirBubble
AirBubble is a lightweight AirPlay audio receiver. It will appear in AirPlay applications (such as itunes) as a device you can play music to. It works in the background, streaming music to your Android device.

This version is fully featured but will exit 30 minutes after each app start (you can start the app as many times as you want). This can be unlocked with the AirBubble License app.


Features:

- stream audio from AirPlay clients (itunes, iOS, airfoil, ...)
- run in the background as a service
- configurable network name
- can be started on boot
- supports audio focus (mute or lower volume on external sounds)
- supports tethered USB or WiFi connection (may require rooted device in some case)

Limitations:

- Audio only, no video
- does not play in sync with other Airplay receivers
- does not work with RaopX on MacOS X and the raop module for pulseaudio on Linux
- does not work yet on GoogleTV

Examples of use:

- stream your itunes music to your Android device with Hyperfine Remote for iTunes
- wireless speaker or headset
- recycle older or broken Android devices as a dedicated networked speaker

Recent changes:
- fixed client connection failure on Android 4.4 (error -15000 in itunes)
- tweaked notification
- high resolution icon

User reviews of AirBubble
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Android Market Comments
A Google User
Mar 15, 2015
Does what it says on the tin. Using it with my MBP with no issues.
A Google User
Jan 19, 2015
Abandoned project - Hasn't been updated since 2013 lags between rooms regardless of strength of wifi...
A Google User
Jan 19, 2015
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A Google User
Dec 20, 2014
Extremely unreliable Cuts out all the time, can rarely make it all the way through a song
A Google User
Dec 14, 2014
Works fine Took some fiddling with the settings to get it synced with the Apple TV, but otherwise it works great.
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