SoundCloud Introduces New Mini Player, Enables Seamless Browsing Experience During Playback

Wednesday, April 11, 2018, New York, NY -- Today, SoundCloud rolled out a new mini player feature, a visible bottom bar with navigation controls, track metadata and a dedicated “like” button, on the SoundCloud app. The mini player delivers the full-screen player experience listeners use to discover, share and stream on SoundCloud everyday in a minimized view, making it even easier to browse, control and interact with audio content during playback.

A seamless play-in-place experience - The mini player eliminates the need to toggle between the full screen player and browse screens, so you can find that perfect next track, skip or like a track--all without changing screens.

Easier discovery - The ability to browse while listening makes it easier to discover your next favorite artist in SoundCloud’s market-leading catalog of over 177 million tracks from creators around the world.

Build your audio collection and personalized playlists faster - The one-tap “like” icon within the mini player provides listeners the ability to quickly add tracks to their Collection, and receive personalized recommendations on SoundCloud’s home screen playlists such as “The Upload” and “More of What you Like.”

Support for SoundCloud Creators - Listens and “likes” are a two-way street on SoundCloud. As listeners build their collections, the more support they give back to SoundCloud’s one-of-a-kind creator community.

The mini player feature is available to free and subscription-based users beginning today via the SoundCloud app, available on Android and iOS.

About SoundCloud

SoundCloud is the world’s largest open audio platform, powered by a connected community of creators, listeners and curators who are on the pulse of what’s new, now and next in music and creative culture. As the home to the world’s most diverse creator community and the largest music streaming catalog available, SoundCloud lets you share, discover and influence global music culture. For more information, visit: Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram via @SoundCloud, or @SoundCloudForBrands on Twitter.

About SoundCloud

SoundCloud is a next-generation music entertainment company, powered by an ecosystem of artists, listeners, and curators on the pulse of what's new, now and next in culture. Founded in 2007, SoundCloud is an artist-first platform empowering artists to build and grow their careers by providing them with the most progressive tools, services, and resources. With over 300 million tracks from 30 million creators heard in 190 countries, the future of music is SoundCloud.

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