Media Bar is an application developed by the creator of Energy Ring that provides a handy additional status bar with multimedia playback controls and a progress indicator.
The tool offers the possibility to see the progress of the media through a thin bar at the top / bottom and to browse the content by scrolling on it, whether it is a song, a podcast or a video, without having to lower the area of the notifications.
The media bar can be color-coded to indicate playback progress, plus it offers three invisible buttons that can be assigned to perform specific single-tap, double-tap and long-press actions, as well as customized.
Media Bar enhances the smartphone status bar
The invisible button regions can be adjusted as well as the thickness of the bar (up to 1 pixel) which can be positioned at the top or bottom of the screen. Available playback actions and controls include Play / Pause, Rewind, Forward, Skip back and forth a certain number of seconds, and Launch the app.
The media bar background can be set as opaque or transparent, and the source can be configured left / center / right, also can automatically hide in full screen apps.
The colors of the media bar are also customizable with the ability to choose between a solid, dynamic segmented, merged segment, gradient segment, and finally gradient segment.
Media Bar is currently available for Android as a free beta supported by removable advertisements with an in-app contribution starting at € 2.03. Below you will find the badge to find the application nel Play Store from Google. Android 5.0 or later is sufficient for installation.
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