Zimly: The Ultimate Home Media Cloud Review

Zimly: The Ultimate Home Media Cloud Review

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There are a lot of different media apps out there that allows users to play music, watch videos, watch photos on a slideshow and have a place where all these can be safely stored. Zimly is one of these apps with one thing that makes it stick out from the rest: it doesn’t require a data center and works seamlessly with Chromecast. Zimly is not just a mobile media suite, it is a total home entertainment portal that allows you to view media files on your home computer.

Features 
Automatic Conversion of files in different formats (AVI, MKV, FLV, TS, ASF, MP4, MOV, etc.)
Minimal Configuration using a 9-digit PIN
Lyrics and subtitles support
2.5 million lyric database
Subtitles in SMI and SRT formats
HD videos minimalist interface

A creation of Nomad Connection, Inc. Zimly allows users to watch the videos and other media that they have on their iPhones right from their devices or through a larger home entertainment system such as a PC monitor and vice versa. The app can do this because it can seamlessly connect with a computer or a big screen monitor with minimal configuration required. Simply put in the 9-digit PIN and you are good to go.

How to Use Zimly 
With its minimalist interface, the app is very easy to use. You can play this just like any media player on your mobile device. Choose music or video by browsing by title or artist, album or genre. To connect to your computer, tap on the CONNECTION button and tap on ‘Send Zimly Streamer download link.’ This will require you to enter your email. Install Zimly on your computer, and click on ‘PIN.’ Enter this PIN on your mobile device to connect that to your computer.

What makes it stand out?


What makes Zimly stand out is it’s easy connectivity with your home PC. The app is also free, and for an app with a smooth, easily navigable interface, getting this for nothing at all is an amazing bargain, especially since you get access to its wide database of songs and lyrics when you download.
Pros
— no data center required
— no need for manual encoding or complicated settings
–very easy to use
–allows for seamless connectivity

Cons
–occasional slow connection
–problematic ‘Swipe to Browse’ feature
–lack of in-program Help

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Review overview
User Interface
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iPhone Integration/ iPad Integration
Performance
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