If you have an Android smartphone with a lot of internal storage space, on which you can store thousands of Mp3 files, you surely also need a service that can help you, a application that helps you download and listen to whatever you want.
The most handy service seems to be Grooveshark, which is an application for Android OS that streams from a database that contains millions of Mp3 files. However, the service is not free and you have to pay Android OSapproximately 9 dollars a month or 90 dollars per year.
But, we have some good news for you!
There is also a free solution that you can use: TinyShark and TinyShark Downloader. two Android applications that trick the Grooveshark servers and delivers your music for free on your smartphone, either through streaming ( TinyShark ) or through directl download on your phone’s memory card or internal memory ( TinyShark Downloader ).
What is TinyShark ?
With TinyShark you can listen to almost any song from the 50′s until present day. You have a search box that you can use to search for songs. You can also use the “Popular Songs” button if you want to listen to what’s cool right now. You will discover a huge list that contains hits but also new songs from artists that have not made it into tops right now.
You can select multiple songs using a selection box and after you have done so, you can start to create playlists.
You then have to go to the Playlist tab to start streaming. It would be a good idea to use TinyShark through a wireless connection and not using your mobile data subscription.
If you are having problems listening to music, go to the Settings menu and uncheck “Use Flash Player”.
Even if it can’t be compared to WinAMP, it is appreciated that it offers you the option of creating playlists, queues, and above all it uses the Grooveshark music database.
What is TinyShark Downloader ?
It would have been great if TinyShark Downloader would have been integrated into the TinyShark application described below. But even so TinyShark Downloader proves to be very useful for music lovers you are searching to get music for free.
Unlike TinyShark, the downloader does not offer audio player features. It only allows you to download songs on your phone, on your memory card or internal storage.
Downloading a Mp3 file takes around 10 seconds if you are using a wireless connection. There are no downloads limits so you can download as many songs as you want.
The songs you download are automatically updated in the Media library so you do not have to manually add them to playlists.
TinyShark and TinyShark Downloader are two must have apps for people who are using Android smartphones and tablets.