KENWOOD Music Control

KENWOOD Music Control


KENWOOD Music Control is a player application that allows you to use a variety of playback methods in addition to the existing ones; for example, playing songs in the mood play list created depending on your mood each day or playing only hook-lines of you.
Connecting your Android device to your Kenwood car audio system via a USB allows you to control playback of the songs in the Android device from the car audio system.

===New Function( ver1.3.92 )===
1. Landscape mode applied.
2. The direction of the display on the unit has been changed from portrait to landscape for the models that support KENWOOD Smartphone Control app.
3. Play, pause, track up/down commands can be used on the lock screen and the status bar.
4. Those modifications are applicable to the devices running Android 4.0 or later.
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‣Mood playlist function
You can analyze the melodies of songs in your Android device to create a playlist according to your mood.
If you are in a mood for listening to powerful songs today, you can analyze melodies of songs and easily create a playlist of songs classified as mood "Powerful.
For example, the mood "Powerful" may describe your state of mind when you want to listen to powerful songs.
Songs are analyzed and classified into the following categories of moods: High Energy(Active,Powerful, Core), Acoustic(Detailed,Simple,Smooth,Easy), Standard(Dynamic,Rockin,Vivid,), Stylistic(Cool,Urban,Trance).

‣Intro skip function
  This function detects the hook-line of each song so that you can listen to the song from the beginning of its hook-line.

 *To use the mood playlist function or intro skip function, you need to analyze songs using the following
procedure:
Press the MENU key on a screen other than the playback list screen, select "Preference",
and then check the "Background analysis" checkbox.

‣Widget function
  It supports music player widget. 3 different sizes are prepared to be chosen from, and a selected widget can be set on the home screen.
Song playback, up/down of tracks, and mood play list playback can be controlled.

‣Search function
  Corresponds to Incremental search, Global search, and Alphabetical search.

‣Sharing function
  Posting to SNS such as Twitter and Facebook is enabled.

‣Video playback function
  Videos stored in the Android device can be played.
  *Intro skip function and Widget function is not supported.

‣Can be moved to the SD card
The application can be moved to the SD card.
*If you move this application while it is working, all operation would be terminated.
*When the application is moved to the SD card, the widgets can not be used.

‣Control from your Kenwood car audio system
  Connecting your Android device in which this application is installed to your Kenwood audio system via a USB allows you to control the audio system: for example, searching for a song in the Android device by artist name or album name.

*A smartphone which does not support the MSC (Mass Storage) cannot be connected to the car audio system.
*To enable control from the car audio system, perform the following procedure.
   ①Select "Analyzed data output settings" in "Preference" and "Auto output" or "Output right now", then output music database information to the SD card.
   ②Connect your smartphone to the Kenwood car audio system, and turn ON the USB Storage of Android smartphone.
"*Only connectable to Kenwood car audio system.
Unable to connect to multimedia and navigation systems."
*Check this for connectable car audio system.
http://www.kenwood.com/products/car_audio/app/kmc1_aapp/eng/compatible.html

Create your favorite playlists to enjoy music and videos whenever and wherever you want!


-Supported Languages
KENWOOD Music Control supports nine languages; Japanese, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Russian, and Chinese.

-Note
No warranty is given as to normal operation of all devices.

Recent changes:
ver 1.3.92
1. Landscape mode applied.
2. The direction of the display on the unit has been changed from portrait to landscape for the models that support KENWOOD Smartphone Control app.
3. Play, pause, track up/down commands can be used on the lock screen and the status bar.
4. Those modifications are applicable to the devices running Android 4.0 or later.

ver 1.3.80
1. Fixed problems.
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About KENWOOD Music Control
KENWOOD Music Control is a player application that allows you to use a variety of playback methods in addition to the existing ones; for example, playing songs in the mood play list created depending on your mood each day or playing only hook-lines of you.
Connecting your Android device to your Kenwood car audio system via a USB allows you to control playback of the songs in the Android device from the car audio system.

===New Function( ver1.3.92 )===
1. Landscape mode applied.
2. The direction of the display on the unit has been changed from portrait to landscape for the models that support KENWOOD Smartphone Control app.
3. Play, pause, track up/down commands can be used on the lock screen and the status bar.
4. Those modifications are applicable to the devices running Android 4.0 or later.
==========================

‣Mood playlist function
You can analyze the melodies of songs in your Android device to create a playlist according to your mood.
If you are in a mood for listening to powerful songs today, you can analyze melodies of songs and easily create a playlist of songs classified as mood "Powerful.
For example, the mood "Powerful" may describe your state of mind when you want to listen to powerful songs.
Songs are analyzed and classified into the following categories of moods: High Energy(Active,Powerful, Core), Acoustic(Detailed,Simple,Smooth,Easy), Standard(Dynamic,Rockin,Vivid,), Stylistic(Cool,Urban,Trance).

‣Intro skip function
  This function detects the hook-line of each song so that you can listen to the song from the beginning of its hook-line.

 *To use the mood playlist function or intro skip function, you need to analyze songs using the following
procedure:
Press the MENU key on a screen other than the playback list screen, select "Preference",
and then check the "Background analysis" checkbox.

‣Widget function
  It supports music player widget. 3 different sizes are prepared to be chosen from, and a selected widget can be set on the home screen.
Song playback, up/down of tracks, and mood play list playback can be controlled.

‣Search function
  Corresponds to Incremental search, Global search, and Alphabetical search.

‣Sharing function
  Posting to SNS such as Twitter and Facebook is enabled.

‣Video playback function
  Videos stored in the Android device can be played.
  *Intro skip function and Widget function is not supported.

‣Can be moved to the SD card
The application can be moved to the SD card.
*If you move this application while it is working, all operation would be terminated.
*When the application is moved to the SD card, the widgets can not be used.

‣Control from your Kenwood car audio system
  Connecting your Android device in which this application is installed to your Kenwood audio system via a USB allows you to control the audio system: for example, searching for a song in the Android device by artist name or album name.

*A smartphone which does not support the MSC (Mass Storage) cannot be connected to the car audio system.
*To enable control from the car audio system, perform the following procedure.
   ①Select "Analyzed data output settings" in "Preference" and "Auto output" or "Output right now", then output music database information to the SD card.
   ②Connect your smartphone to the Kenwood car audio system, and turn ON the USB Storage of Android smartphone.
"*Only connectable to Kenwood car audio system.
Unable to connect to multimedia and navigation systems."
*Check this for connectable car audio system.
http://www.kenwood.com/products/car_audio/app/kmc1_aapp/eng/compatible.html

Create your favorite playlists to enjoy music and videos whenever and wherever you want!


-Supported Languages
KENWOOD Music Control supports nine languages; Japanese, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Russian, and Chinese.

-Note
No warranty is given as to normal operation of all devices.

Recent changes:
ver 1.3.92
1. Landscape mode applied.
2. The direction of the display on the unit has been changed from portrait to landscape for the models that support KENWOOD Smartphone Control app.
3. Play, pause, track up/down commands can be used on the lock screen and the status bar.
4. Those modifications are applicable to the devices running Android 4.0 or later.

ver 1.3.80
1. Fixed problems.

Android Market Comments
A Google User
Aug 22, 2015
Great
A Google User
Aug 16, 2015
Keeps clipping music on bluetooth. Would be 5 stars if the music did not keep skipping while playing on my Kenwood deck via bluetooth. Does not clip when using the stock app. Uninstalled.
A Google User
Aug 3, 2015
Best muzic app i ever had
A Google User
Jul 18, 2015
Five Star raters got $$$ to do it Features don't measure 1 millionth of PowerAMP free version.
A Google User
Jul 15, 2015
Really??? This app just removed all 212 songs on my phones SD card. Thanks Kenwood! Btw it didn't work