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( ver1.3.76 ) :::::::::::::::::::::::::
The application can be moved to the SD card!
If the internal memory is insufficient, move it to the SD card and then use.
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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 1.3.79
1. Improvement of functions.
2. Fixed problems.

ver 1.3.76
1. Can be moved to the SD card
2. Fixed problems.

ver 1.3.75
1. Addition of new functions
*Video playback function

2. The method for opening the Settings menu has been changed.
3. Fixed problems.


ver 1.2.64
1. Fixed problems.

ver 1.1.60
1. Fixed problems.

ver 1.1.57
1. Addition of new functions
*Support of Widget function
*Support of sharing function
2. Improvement of functions.
3. Fixed problems.
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3.3
User ratings
1991
Installs
100,000+
Concerns
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File size
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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( ver1.3.76 ) :::::::::::::::::::::::::
The application can be moved to the SD card!
If the internal memory is insufficient, move it to the SD card and then use.
:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::

‣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 1.3.79
1. Improvement of functions.
2. Fixed problems.

ver 1.3.76
1. Can be moved to the SD card
2. Fixed problems.

ver 1.3.75
1. Addition of new functions
*Video playback function

2. The method for opening the Settings menu has been changed.
3. Fixed problems.


ver 1.2.64
1. Fixed problems.

ver 1.1.60
1. Fixed problems.

ver 1.1.57
1. Addition of new functions
*Support of Widget function
*Support of sharing function
2. Improvement of functions.
3. Fixed problems.

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User reviews of KENWOOD Music Control
Works great w/kenwood ddx418!!! Haven't loaded video yet but sure will work. Able to access all pics from phone. Before stereo wouldn't read phone at all from usb. Thank you!!!
Feb 10, 2012
Android Market Comments
A Google User
Jul 14, 2014
Please make galaxy s5 available I would really like to be able to play audio through my kenwood deck without having to use Bluetooth or auxiliary cable. Please update to support the s5.
A Google User
Jun 28, 2014
HTC It dosent seem compatible to use with the HTC one. The only thing that displays on the receiver is na device or no device. I've tried everything I could think of to try to get it to connect. Please fix so it's compatible
A Google User
Jun 17, 2014
Edit: Ok here's the deal. Got it working. You have to change your USB settings to make it work.
A Google User
Jun 12, 2014
False advertising I bought Kenwood just because its supposedly compatible with android. They lie
A Google User
Jun 11, 2014
rediculious my radio can't even recognize my phone to change the storage device settings. the link to set up what is suppose to make it work is all in Japanese. but maybe it's just that i have an s4. either way I would appreciate an update so that my expensive radio and phone can communicate