Created: 2011-07-18 22:16
Updated: 2019-01-31 01:21

MusicBrainz Android

This is the official MusicBrainz Android app. It was created as a Google Summer of Code project in 2010. Here is the product page.

NOTE: This project is not actively maintained, so updates are small and infrequent.


Get the latest release from Google Play.


Copyright © 2010-2013 Jamie McDonald. Licensed under the GNU General Public License Version 3. ZXing barcode scanner integration code and miscellaneous helper classes are licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.


Please submit issues and feature requests on GitHub.

Code contributions are welcomed in the form of pull requests. Please use the following code formatting and style guidelines:

  • Tabs are 4 spaces in Java code and 2 spaces in XML
  • 120 character line width
  • Use descriptive names and comment as a last resort

A code formatting configuration file is included in the repo.

Building with Maven

If you have Maven 3, the Android SDK and an ANDROID_HOME environment variable, you can simply build with:

$mvn clean install

This expects an Android device to be attached for running instrumentation tests. Alternatively, use the -DskipTests option.

IntelliJ project setup

Import as existing Maven project. Just works.

Can I skip all this Maven stuff?

Yes. However, you'll need to look at the dependencies in the POMs and go hunting for the dependencies yourself.

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