Compatibility info

Tested device list

Device OS version Platform Information
Nexus 10 Android 5.0.1 Exynos 5250 Everything works properly
Nexus 9 Android 5.0.1 Tegra K1 Denver Everything works properly
Nexus 7 2013 Android 5.0.1 Snapdragon S4 Pro
Snoop / Wallpaper mode:
  • Doesn't work when NuPlayer is enabled
  • Doesn't work with OpenSL/AudioTrack based apps (e.g. Poweramp, Spotify, etc...)
Nexus 7 2012 Android 5.0.2 Tegra 3 T30L Everything works properly
Nexus 5 Android 5.0.1 Snapdragon 800
Snoop / Wallpaper mode:
  • Doesn't work when NuPlayer is enabled
  • Doesn't work with OpenSL/AudioTrack based apps (e.g. Poweramp, Spotify, etc...)
  • Only MP3 and AAC data source can be captured
    (OGG and WAV are not able to be captured)
  • Captured data is partially corrupted
Samsung Galaxy S4
(JP model, SC-04E)
Android 4.4.2 Snapdragon 600
Built-in player mode:
  • Doesn't work (when Settings ❯ Misc. ❯ Avoid "Tunnel player" is disabled)
  • Sometimes it doesn't work (when Settings ❯ Misc. ❯ Avoid "Tunnel player" is enabled)
Snoop / Wallpaper mode:
  • Doesn't work with MediaPlayer based apps (e.g. Google Play Music (local file playback), etc...)
Workaround:
  • Please use Snoop mode with Poweramp.

Techinical info

Music Visualizer relies on audio capturing mechanism that is provided by Android OS (Visualizer class). However many devices have bugs around the capturing process.

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