CloudDeck: Stream SoundCloud Music Without Using a Browser
CloudDeck app for MAC, Linux, and PC allows you to find new and exciting
SoundCloud music and stream it right from your desktop without a browser.
As somebody suffering from the weight of a 500GB personal MP3 library, free
online music streaming services that can you play and forget about are a breath
of fresh air, especially sites like SoundCloud that are geared towards the cutting
of edge of “audio artistry.”
CloudDeck is an Adobe AIR-based program that allows you to enjoy the music
of SoundCloud without ever even having to open your browser! Simply open, find
a track, and click play.
“I’m also addicted to new, fresh stuff,” notes the program’s founder, Tibor Szasz.
“Downloading and sorting gigabytes of songs didn’t work out for me. Being aware,
that unlimited amount of music that I like and never heard before is out there, simply
With CloudDeck you can enjoy your favorite artist’s work almost immediately as
they upload it to SoundCloud, and can use the built-in search engine that crawls
many additional music blogs to find even more fresh tracks and mixes.
Not sure what you want? How about searching by genre?
No? How about by old-fashioned artist? Notice that some tracks will be available
for download right in CloudDeck. Here’s a search for the Beatles.
Hear a song you like? You can “heart it” to let others know or click the “+” button to
add it to a custom playlist.
Then you can go back and listen to a playlist of your favorite tracks that you’ve
created later on.
Is SoundCloud blocked where you live? CloudDeck bypasses geographic restrictions.
“Say goodbye to geo-restricted music,” adds Szasz. “CloudDeck is available everywhere
on the globe, without any restriction. All you need is a basic internet connection.”
So whether you’ve become overwhelmed with your music library like me, or perhaps
underwhelmed, or just want to keep discovering music that’s fresh of the presses than
CloudDeck just might be what you’re looking for.
CloudDeck is available for for MAC, Linux, and PC.