FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
1. What sports does the Beat Farm app currently work with?
2. Does the Beat Farm app work with my exiting music?
3. What smartphones does Beat Farm work with?
4. Is the Beat Farm | SKATE app free?
WHAT SPORTS DOES BEAT FARM CURRENTLY WORK WITH?
The first launch of the app is designed for skateboarding, called Beat Farm | SKATE. This winter, the crew will also be working around the clock to create Beat Farm | SNOW, tuned up for snowboarding and skiing.
WHEN IS THE RELEASE DATE FOR THE BEAT FARM SKATE APP?
Beat Farm | SKATE is live on September 19, 2014 in Android’s Google Play store!
WHAT SMARTPHONES DOES BEAT FARM WORK WITH?
Beat Farm | SKATE will work with any Android smartphone (4.1 or higher) that has a gyroscope and accelerometer. The app is not yet available on iPhone. Beat Farm | SKATE for iPhone is currently in development. = )
WILL IT WORK ON IPHONE IN THE FUTURE?
Beat Farm | SKATE for iPhone is currently in development! Released date TBD.
DOES IT USE UP MY PHONE’S BATTERY?
The Beat Farm app uses up about 5-10% more of your phone’s battery per day. Slightly less than Kim Kardashian’s app!
CAN I CUSTOMIZE HOW THE BEAT FARM SKATE APP MIXES BEATS?
Yes! Turn any sound effect on/off. You can also adjust the overall rate ‘Spice Frequency’ that effects are dropped.
IS THE BEAT FARM SKATE APP FREE?
The Beat Farm | SKATE app is free to download on Android. Upgraded features are available as in-app purchases!
WHERE SHOULD I PUT THE PHONE FOR ACCURATE TRICK DETECTION?
Pants or shorts pockets (front or back) work best. Tighter pockets minimize shakiness for the best detection!
DOES THE BEAT FARM APP WORK WITH RUNNING OR TRAINING?
No, Beat Farm is not designed for running or training. Currently the Beat Farm app is designed for skateboarding, Beat Farm | SKATE. The next direction is to create new apps for more action sports (e.g. snowboarding, skiing, BMX)!
WHICH VERSION OF ANDROID IS NEEDED?
The Beat Farm app requires Android Jelly Bean 4.1 or higher.
CAN I LOAD MY OWN MUSIC ONTO THE APP?
Yes, by uploading your tracks anywhere on your SD card. (MP3 or M4A)
DOES THE BEAT FARM APP WORK WITH SPOTIFY OR STREAMING AUDIO YET?
No, unfortunately Beat Farm can’t remix streaming music yet.
DOES BEAT FARM WORK WITH MY EXISTING MUSIC?
Yes, that’s the best part!
CAN I SELL OR PUBLISH MY MUSIC CREATIONS?
The app is currently not equipped to export the mix you make. This function is in development. If you use music material that is copyright protected, please be aware of any licenses that apply.
HOW DO I LOAD MY MUSIC TO THE APP?
On Android phones, drag and drop your music files anywhere on your SD card. The file will be shown in your library.
WHAT FILETYPE IS USED?
MP3 and M4A files.
DO YOU SHIP MERCHANDISE OUTSIDE THE US?
Yes, additional shipping rates apply.
WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED FOR TAXES?
Pennsylvania – 6% sales tax is applied for all PA residents.
WHERE CAN I FIND BEAT FARM’S LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR THE BEAT FARM | SKATE APP?