Picky Music Player by Charles Joseph (Universal)
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Released: Jan 31, 2012
Version: 4.2
Size: 8 MB
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Picky Music Player

Charles Joseph
“…a powerful music utility that is perfect for getting reacquainted with your favorite tunes.” — John Voorhees, MacStories.net

Featured in Macworld, MacStories, and Mac & i magazine, Picky is for people particular about their music, giving you full control over how you browse and listen to your albums and songs.

‣ Picky keeps your Artists and Albums lists uncluttered by hiding those with only a few songs – simply adjust the filters to taste.

‣ Queue up tracks to play later: simply swipe to the left on a song until the ‘+’ icon appears and turns solid orange, then let go to queue it.

‣ Use Picklists to quickly play (or queue) groups of songs – like playing an album without its bonus tracks.

‣ Easily sort the main Albums list and artists’ album lists with just a couple taps: by title, release date, duration, or by date added to your library.

‣ Picky lets you easily filter your Songs and Albums lists by genre (or by multiple genres). You can do things like quickly put together a mix by opening the filter, tapping on a few genres, and then closing it and tapping Shuffle.

‣ You can use the Artists and Songs filters to keep singles and one-hit-wonders tucked away, or bring them into focus when you really want to listen to them.

‣ Picky intelligently combines both grouping by artist and by album artist, so you'll always find your songs where you expect them to be. But if you prefer just one of the groupings, you can easily change that with a setting.

‣ Quickly see the list of your currently playing songs by simply swiping up in the Now Playing view.

‣ Quickly search across your entire music library with just a few taps.

‣ Picky is designed for iOS 14 and supports widgets, Dark Mode, Split View, AirPlay 2, iPad trackpads, Context Menus, VoiceOver, headphone remotes, iTunes Match, and Apple Music that has been added to your collection. You can use Picky exclusively or seamlessly switch between it and the system Music app.

Picky: for listeners with refined taste.

What's new in version 4.2
‣ New and improved organizing of multi-disc albums into sections, with one-tap playback, queuing, and shuffle actions per disc
‣ Artists’ own albums will be preferred over compilations when generating their artwork for the Artists list
‣ Fixed a couple of layout bugs with the Now Playing screen (for smaller devices and when AirPlay is selected)
‣ Further optimized the loading of very large libraries

Happy New Year, folks — stay tuned for more updates coming your way. And a sincere thank you to everyone who has sent in feedback or left a tip in the tip jar :)
Screenshot #1 (iPhone)
Our verdict: Good
  • + Picky Music Player is a highly rated app (4.5-star).
  • + It is currently 25% off its regular price.
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