Turn-key complete redesign and addition of brand new functionality to a smart social-based music mobile app, allowing people to find and listen to their favorite tracks as well as get recommendations based on the user preferences and the people they are subscribed to.
- Custom software development
- 2014 – 2016
- Industry: Music, Entertainment
Touchlane’s managed dedicated team was to participate in the rebuilding of the Musicfeed app.
The initial Client’s request for minor bug fixes in the original app’s version turned into a complete Musicfeed redesign and addition of brand new functionality, including:
- User feed improvements
- Local data caching
- Creating and managing custom playlists
Our developers were to come up with a strategy for the complete app redesign and add modern features with a lot of smooth animations, such as animated tutorial.
3rd Party Content Integrations
Musicfeed needed to be integrated with various content providers, including Facebook, SoundCloud, YouTube, Spotify to ensure an extensive music collection to select from as well as the availability of proper recommendations based on the user tastes and interests.
Complex Player Setup
One of the tasks our developers needed to face was the implementation of complex audio features like sound and video streaming, sound recognition as well as advanced sound configuration settings to enable flawless app’s operation.
Manifold Social Features
Touchlane developers were also responsible for the creation of the app’s built-in social network as well as the vast functionality that would provide users with the opportunity to make their own playlists, see favorites, search for tracks and get suitable recommendations.
Phase / 01.
Discovery, Tech Consultancy and Team Formation
Our team has taken a thorough review of the existing app, its functionality and code base to understand the starting point.
Afterwards we have come up with a detailed plan and road map of the project redesign and bug fixing, including covering team formation and tech solutions to be implemented.
The first working direction implied fixing bugs of the already existing Musicfeed version, including UI stuttering.
Complete App Redesign
Once the app started to operate with no glitches, our developers proceeded with the implementation of the strategy of the complete app redesign to make it look more up-to-date and user-friendly, which included profile and playlists page redesign.
Phase / 02.
Final Steps and Project Launch
Touchlane experts introduced a smart searching algorithm able not only to search for the needed tracks and videos across different music platforms but to discover new pieces according to the user preferences. Plus, our programmers made it possible to share music with friends, create unique playlists, look through other
Monetization is done through In-App Purchases.
Upon implementation of all changes as initially planned, our team helped preparing the app's release which was the point where the app got its ultimate appearance.