Microsoft, music data firm The Echo Nest and Spotify have united to create Mixshape, a visual tool that automatically sort’s playlists based on the properties and moods of individual songs, reports The Verge
The project is funded by Microsoft, who has created a touch version optimized for Internet Explorer 10 running on tablet devices. Despite this, Mixshape can be enjoyed in a variety of modern browsers.
The tool lets users employ a movable shape in order to rearrange a playlist based on pulse. When you create and analyze your playlist, results can be published to various social networking sites with ease. Whomever you choose to share it with can then access your playlist and the Mixshape visualization is available in both desktop and mobile browsers.
Mixshape is launching first in the UK, but it will be accessible wherever the Spotify service is available.