The CasaTunesX App is the latest Cross Platform App from CasaTunes that works the same, regardless of whether you are using an Android or Apple phone or tablet, or an HTML5 web browser.
You can download the CasaTunesX App for Android and Apple from their respective stores.
To access the CasaTunesX HTML5 Browser App, type the following URL into your browser:
Other: http://<IP Address of Music Server>/casatunesx
Allows users to view which rooms and room groups are currently powered on, allows users to quickly power individual rooms, or all rooms, on and off, and to navigate to a specific room to view and control the music playing in a room
You can customize the name for your home using the options menu.
From the options menu, select Rename "My Home"
You can add, change or remove a custom picture of your home.
From the options menu select Add Home Image, Remove Home Image and Change Home Image to add, remove or change the image.
You can select a landscape image from your Photo library.
The rooms section displays all the rooms you have configured.
You can display your rooms by list (as shown), by images or by chips.
To change how your rooms are displayed select Settings > General Settings > App > View Room By from the options menu.
You can toggle the power on and off for a room, view the room name, and navigate to the room to see what's playing in a room.
You can quickly see which rooms are powered, as these rooms are highlighted in Blue.
A room group allows you to control a group of rooms as if they were just another room.
Room groups are often used in "open plan" homes where you want to listen to the same music in the dining, kitchen and living rooms.
The options menu presents options to change the name and picture for your home, to power on all rooms, to access your settings, and access support.
Please note the options menu is scrollable, as there may be more options than available screen real estate.
Select this option to toggle displaying additional room information, including the type of speaker for a room, the physical zone number for a room, and to display the rooms that are part of a room group.
This is typically used by Support and installers for trouble shooting.
Press this button to power off all rooms.
By default, you will be prompted to power off all rooms now, or after a delay. You can change this default behavior to only display this option if you press & hold the All Off button.
From the option menu, select Settings > General Settings > App > Sleep Timer to change this option.
Displays the number of rooms that are currently on.
Press this button to create a new room group. A wizard will explain how room groups work, and walk you through the process of creating a room group.
Select this option to change or delete a room group.
Allows users to view and control the music that is currently playing in the selected room.
Navigate the App back to the Rooms Screen.
Toggles the room on and off.
By default, you will be prompted to power off the room now, or after a delay. You can change this default behavior to only display this option if you press & hold the power button.
To change this option, select Settings > General Settings > App > Sleep Timer from the option menu.
Displays the name of the room and the current source that is selected for a room.
If more than one room is powered and using the same source, then the App displays how many other rooms are sharing this source (+1 in this example).
You can also configure the App to hide (default), show or toggle displaying the Rooms and/or Sources below the header for quickly changing the room and/or source.
To change this option, select Settings > General Settings > App > Display Sources and/or Display Rooms from the option menu.
Displays which music service is currently being used.
Displays the current song progress.
The CasaTunesX App includes 2 different types of volume controls, the up/down auto-repeat buttons (shown and recommended) and a slider option. You can press and hold the + and - buttons to raise and lower the volume respectively.
You can change this option by selecting Settings > General Settings > App > Volume Control from the option menu.
You can also change the volume by sliding your finger up & down over the artwork cover.
Toggles mute on & off for the room.
This row of icons are primarily used to display media player controls.
If the number of media player icons exceed the available space, then the least used icons are added to the transport menu option.
In addition to media player icons, there are icons to display the queue, and to search and browse your music.
You can rotate the lower section of the screen to display the media player controls (shown), a slider to change the position within a song, and to display the next song to play (when in portrait mode)
Displays various options, including: grouping rooms, configuring alarms, setting a sleep timer, changing the source for the room, changing settings, and accessing support.
Please note the options menu is scrollable, as there may be more options than available screen real estate.
The App uses this space to display various notification buttons, for example, when an alarm has been set for the room (as shown), when a sleep timer is active for the room, alerts or issues CasaTunes has detected, etc.
Pressing the notification button displays more information about the notification.
Some music services and sources allow you to launch the associated App from within the CasaTunesX App. Most mobile platforms provide a simple, and quick option to return back to the CasaTunesX App.
For example, when using the Spotify music service, the CasaTunesX App will allow you to switch to the Spotify App (and vice versa).
Since you can have multiple accounts of each music service, the App will display the name of the account being currently used.
You can configure the name of the account to be displayed in the Root Music Screen (see below).
In addition to displaying the cover art for the current song, depending on the music service, tapping the image will navigate you to the album page, or even to a third party app (in the case of Spotify).
You can also change the volume for a room by dragging your finger up and down.
Double tap the image to power the room on and off.
Depending on the CasaTunes matrix amplifier you are using, you can use the App to configure the bass, treble, balance, loudness and equalization presets to use for the room. Not all these features are supported on all matrix amplifiers.
Equalizer settings, if available, are only available for rooms, not room groups.
When more than one room is powered on and these rooms are using the same source, the Group Volume Control will be displayed.
You can use the Group Volume Control to change the volume for all rooms (using the Master Volume buttons) or individual rooms.
See Group Volume Control below to learn more.
Press this button to browse and select your music.
This button will present less frequently used options including any media player options that did not fit in the media player bar.
Options often include shortcuts to navigate automatically to the current album and artist, as well as search for similar music.
Please note the media player options menu is scrollable, as there may be more options than available screen real estate.
Allows users to view the music in the queue, change the current song that is playing, save the queue as a playlist, and delete a song or all songs in the queue.
In the Now Playing screen, users can tap the music queue button to view the contents of the queue.
Not all music services provide access to the queue (for example, Spotify does not currently support this capability).
Tap this button to remove all the songs from the queue.
If you would like to remove a specific song from the queue, swipe left on the song.
Tap this option to save the current music in the queue as a CasaTunes playlist.
Tap this button to scroll the queue and locate the current song that is playing,
Shows the current song in the queue that is playing.
Allows users to change the volume for all grouped rooms (master volume), or change the volume for individual rooms
Use these buttons to change or mute the volume for all grouped rooms.
Use these buttons to change or mute the volume for a specific grouped room.
Allows users to select music from a variety of disc based, network, and Internet music services.
Featured Items allows users to quickly select their favorite playlists, albums or stations, and to quickly navigate to an artist or other shortcut, or even perform an automated search.
From this top most screen, users can use the App to add, authenticate, login, change or delete music services and accounts.
Tap the back button to return to the Now Playing screen.
Displays the source name if you are at the top of the selection process, or the title of the music container.
Featured Items are displayed in the top most music selection screen.
Featured Items provide quick access to the music you listen to most. Not only can you add all your favorite albums, artists, playlists and radio stations as featured items, but you can also add shortcuts and searches.
The App displays the 20 last used featured items.
When displaying the top most screen in the music selection process, you can perform an aggregated search.
An aggregated search allows you to search across all the music services you have setup and enabled for searching in CasaSetup.
When in the top most music selection screen, tapping the EDIT button will switch the App into edit mode and allow you to add, change (rename) and delete your music service accounts.
When in edit mode, tap the + button (see 9 below) to add a music service account.
Select the music service account options (see 7 below) to rename, re-authenticate and delete a music service account.
Tap the DONE button (shown above) when you have finished editing your music services accounts.
If the account you are using requires you to login or authenticate the account, you will be prompted to do so when you navigate into the music service.
Select this option to view all your featured items, to view featured items organized by type, or to edit (rename/delete) a featured item.
When in edit mode, select this option to rename, delete or re-authenticate a music service account.
You can navigate or drill down to discover and select more music by tapping this option
Use this option to add a music service account or to add a uPNP media server.
Allows users to navigate, search and select music
Tapping the Back button returns to the previous screen.
Press & Hold the Back button will return control to the top most music selection screen.
Select to play or add the music listed in order, or shuffle and play the listed music in random order.
Tap the Home button to return to the Now Playing screen.
Tap to toggle whether to set the current item as featured or not. Featured items are displayed in the top most music selection screen for quick access.
Tap to display information about a song, album, artist, playlist or other items.
This feature is not available on all music services.
Tap this button to search for music in this Music Service only.
Tap to display more music selection options for this music service. For example, adding this song to a native music service playlist.
Please note the music selection options menu is scrollable, as there may be more options than available screen real estate.
Allows users to wake up to music, by configuring one or more alarms for different days and times of the week
Displays all the alarms that have been configured for this room.
To access this screen from the Now Playing screen, select Configure <Room Name> Alarms from the menu options or click on the alarm notification icon (if present).
Allows the user to temporarily disable an alarm without deleting the alarm.
Allows the user to edit the alarm configuration.
Tap the delete button to delete the alarm.
Provides a quick overview, including; the time the alarm is set to start and optionally end, as well as which days of the week the alarm is scheduled for.
Allows users to create a new alarm.
Allows the user to set the time of the day when the alarm will start and turn on the room or room group.
Allows the user to set the time when the alarm will end and the room (or room group) is powered off.
Allows the user to specify whether the alarm should shut off after a specified amount of time, or not.
Allows the user to specify which days of the week this alarm is scheduled for.
Allows the user to set the volume for the alarm.
When enabled, CasaTunes will ramp up the volume slowly (over a 30 second period) when the alarm starts, and ramp down the volume when the alarm ends.
Allows the user to select a specific media player source to use to switch to when the alarm goes off.
If you do not want to change the current source or music that was last playing, select Current.
If you selected a specific source in the previous step, you can select a specific playlist or (playable) featured item to play when the alarm goes off.
If you do not want to change the previously playing music, select Previously Playing Music.
You can customize both the appearance and the behavior of the App based on your preferences.
App Settings apply to the current device only, so you can setup different preferences for different type of devices, for example your phone and tablet.
Once you have optimally configured your settings for a device, you may lock down these preferences in Settings > Passwords > Settings Password
Customize the appearance and behavior of the App by changing the App Settings.
You can customize to use the App in Dark or Light mode. We recommend Dark mode.
You can view your rooms in the Rooms View as a list (default), by images (you can add your own room images), or by chips (flow).
Select whether to hide, show or toggle displaying the source and volume for a room in the Rooms View.
Select whether to display volume up/down buttons with auto-repeat, or using a slider control to change the volume.
We recommend using the up/down buttons as it is easier to finely tune the volume.
To increase or decrease the volume rapidly simply press and hold the up/down buttons.
In the Now Playing screen, you can change the volume by sliding your finger up & down over the artwork cover.
Select whether to display the Equalizer Settings button for a room in the Now Playing screen.
Depending on the matrix amplifier you are using, you can configure the balance, bass, treble, loudness and select an EQ preset for the room.
When browsing your music, you can configure whether theApp remembers the last location you were browsing so the next time you select to browse your music, you return to last music you selected.
If this option is enabled, and you want to browse for new music, you can always return to the root of the music selection process by pressing & holding the back button.
By default when you press the All Off button (in the Rooms screen) or the Power button in the Now Playing screen, the App will display the Sleep Timer options.
You can change this setting so that pressing the All Off or the Power button will simply turn the room off without displaying the Sleep Timer options.
You can still display the Sleep Timer options by pressing and holding the All Off or Power buttons.
When same source is being used in more than one room, the App will display the Group Volume button by default.
This option allows you to enable or disable showing this button in the Now Playing screen.
Pressing this button allows you to change the volume for all grouped rooms using the Master Volume control, or change the volume for each individual room (see Group Volume above for more details).
We recommend this option for more advanced users.
In the Now Playing screen you can quickly change sources by displaying the available sources just below the header.
You can select to hide (default), show or toggle displaying these sources.
In the Now Playing screen you can quickly change rooms by displaying the available rooms just below the header.
You can select to hide (default), show or toggle displaying these rooms.
Enable this option if you are controlling more than one CasaTunes music server.
When enabled, the user will be prompted on startup to select the CasaTunes music server they wish to control.
CasaTunes provides two different passwords, a System and a Settings password.
The System password is used to control who can access CasaTunes. This is useful in commercial installations when you want to prevent patrons or unauthorized users from accessing CasaTunes.
The Settings password is used to lock down your configuration. This is useful for dealers and users who want to lock down CasaTunes and prevent users from changing the CasaTunes Settings.
These passwords are optional, and are disabled by default.