5-0 Radio is a free radio app for Windows 8 that lets you to listen to online radio for free in Windows 8. This free radio app for Windows 8 offers you the ability to listen to comedy, music, news, talk, and sports stations.
The radio app has a very simple and minimalistic interface. If you love simplicity you will love this radio app for Windows 8. The app offers you the ability to search the playing stations by songs playing, artist, genre etc.
The app has a very minimalistic interface as seen in the above screenshot. While playing radio, the app displays the album art of the song that is played. The song lyrics are displayed on the right side of the screen; this is a very cool feature of this app.
This free radio app for Windows 8 even provides you with the iTunes link of the song so you can download it off iTunes if you loved the song.
The details about the station are displayed on the right part of the app window and include genre, listeners, and the quality of the radio station being streamed.
To download this free app just click on this link which will redirect you to the Windows 8 App Store from where you can download and install the 5-0 radio. After you have successful installed 5-0 radio for Windows 8, just run it from the start screen of Windows 8 and you will see interface as below.
All the radio stations are laid out by categories, so this makes it really easy to navigate and search through the huge number of radio stations and find and listen your favorites. After you play a station it will come up on the main screen as recent and this makes it even easier to listen to your favorites with complete ease.
As an example, I clicked on the Rock categories and I was presented with a huge list of horizontally scrollable stations as show below. To play them, just click on any one of them and then the station will start playing and you will have the interface in front of you as shown in the first screenshot of the post.
You can search for anything of your like in the app by pressing the Windows key+Q. This makes it very easy to find out stations that are playing your favorite tracks, artists etc.
This is one of the simplest yet really functional radio app for Windows 8 that offers you a minimalistic interface. If you love functionality then, you will totally like this free radio app for Windows 8. Also try out TuneIn radio for Windows 8, another popular Windows 8 radio app.