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The pioneering music recommendation site the ‘Filter’ launched last year, and backed by visionary musician Peter Gabriel, is now ready for roll out across more formats, including Windows Media Player and Nokia mobile phones.

Originally launched for iTunes through Windows XP, the Filter creates playlists from your music library depending on your mood, activity, likes and dislikes.

The free to download software uses Artificial Intelligence to generate playlists, scanning your MP3 collection, learning what you like to listen to in the process.

As well as now being available on Mac systems as well as PC, the Filter has also re-launched it’s website to include artists’ biographies and links to their youTubes and networking sites. It aims to give you everything you need to get the most out of your own collection as well recommending additions.

The new versions of the Filter launch this Friday, May 4 for Windows Media Player 10 and 11. It is also available for Windows Vista.

The Filter is also available for iTunes on Mac and PC and the following Nokia mobile phones – Series 60, Nokia E60, N93 and N80.

For more information and to download the intuitive software, click here for


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