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Popular Indian Music Streaming Service Dhingana, Now Available on Windows 8

Dhingana Launches Its First Desktop and Tablet App on Windows 8 Store With Easy-to-Use Features and a Larger Collection of Music, Free for All Users

SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/28/12 -- Dhingana (www.dhingana.com), the world's largest on-demand Indian music streaming service with 15 million active visitors, today announced the launch of its first desktop and tablet App for Windows 8. Dhingana is one of the first music streaming apps on Windows 8 and is now available for download at the Windows Store for free.

"Dhingana's Windows 8 app provides a stunning music experience for users," said Mohanraj K. R., Mobile Lead, Dhingana. "Thanks to the Windows framework, we were able to deliver a fast and fluid app in record time with an intuitive UI that looks stunning on a 10-inch tablet as well as a 27-inch all-in-one PC."

Dhingana features a library of 500,000 songs in 38 Indian languages and genres including Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Punjabi, Bengali, Devotional, Ghazals, and several others.

"We are thrilled to offer Dhingana to Windows 8 desktop and tablet users, and give them the opportunity to enjoy their favorite music from anywhere," said Swapnil Shinde, COO and Co-Founder of Dhingana.

Commenting on the partnership between Microsoft and Dhingana, Amrish Goyal, Director - Windows Business Group, Microsoft Corporation India Pvt. Ltd. said, "The Dhingana app will provide first-class music streaming experience on the fast and fluid Windows 8 that makes apps shine across form factors. Its 'excellent range of music, easy-to-use UI and innovative design makes it one of the top streaming music apps on Windows and we are excited to offer it to our users. The Windows Store had an amazing array of apps at launch, and is the right platform for Dhingana app for music lovers."

With the launch of the Dhingana app for Windows 8, the popular streaming service is now available on all major platforms including Windows 8, iPad, iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, Nokia, and Web.

Features for the Windows app include

  • Easy access to top songs, albums, popular playlists and new releases.
  • Social music discovery for albums & playlists powered by Dhingana proprietary recommendation algorithms.
  • Search for songs, albums and playlists.
  • Play songs in the background while browsing through music; move the app left or right while working on another application.
  • Share your favorite music with friends via Facebook, Twitter or email.

For more information on Dhingana, please visit www.dhingana.com

About Dhingana
With over 15-million active visitors, Dhingana is India's on-demand streaming music leader and the best way for Bollywood and Indian music fans across the globe to discover their favorite songs online. Dhingana, launched in 2007, is the largest on-demand music service in India, with millions of users in over 220 countries / territories. Dhingana is available as an app for iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry, Android, Windows and Nokia devices, as well as an HTML5 web app. Dhingana has offices in Sunnyvale, CA and Pune, India. For more information, please visit http://www.dhingana.com.

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