Losing files during a computer crash can be painful—especially when those files contain your favorite songs and media clips. If you use a cloud-based storage system like Audiobox.fm, though, your chances of ever experiencing that kind of loss can be greatly reduced. Audiobox.fm is a media player that allows users to store, manage, organize, and even stream their own music on the web. Rather than storing thousands of files on a hard drive that could go down at any time, Audiobox.fm lets you store your favorite songs within its protected cloud. It also lets you play those songs on its full-featured media player at any time, no matter where you’re at in the world.
Once you choose a pricing plan that fits your file storage needs, you’ll be ready to start uploading music into the Audiobox.fm system. Choose the media files you want to upload, then head to your library to see all the music you’ve added so far. Just like iTunes, Audiobox.fm lets your edit, drag, tag, and rename files however you like. To listen to a song you’ve uploaded, just double click and it will start streaming immediately. You can create both normal and mobile playlists, which allows you to listen to the music you’ve uploaded on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch when you’re not sitting at a regular computer.
In addition to streaming your own music files, Audiobox.fm let’s you play music from Last.fm and send scrobble notification through the application’s media player, as well. The application has also integrated with YouTube, to allow users to watch videos in their Audiobox.fm media player, and Twitter, which lets users tweet the name of the track they’re listening to with the click of a button. For music aficionados who enjoy listening to their favorite songs on the go, Audiobox.fm is an application that gives you access to all your favorite music files whether your sitting at an Internet café in Paris or using a laptop computer in your own backyard.
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