Nokia opens Ovi Suite 3.0 beta to the public

Late yesterday, Nokia announced the availability of a public beta for its new software synchronization suite, Ovi 3.0. The new Ovi has been in private testing for the past several months and Nokia is promising improved “stability, syncing and the experience with downloading maps.”

“We have been working hard to improve the quality of Nokia Ovi Suite,” reads the press release. “We have also introduced a new Home view, and integrated our music experience with the millions of tracks available on Ovi Music even more closely to Nokia Ovi Suite.”

The company is looking for users to download the new bits onto their computers and provide feedback. If you’re a Symbian user, why don’t you just go right ahead and oblige them. The full list of improvements and a short video detailing some of the new goodies is waiting for you after the break.

What’s new in Nokia Ovi Suite 3.0

A new Home view

• Get quick access to your content and to sync
• View recommended apps and games from Ovi Store
• View recommended music from Ovi Music *
• Receive notifications to update your phone software and to back up your phone
• Connect to the internet without a fixed connection or WLAN

Introducing Ovi Music

• Get full control of playback
• Discover and download your favourites from the millions of tracks available on Ovi*
• Drag music to and from your phone
• Have access to your Ovi Music Unlimited account *
• Get all the features you need in Nokia Ovi Suite – no need for a separate player

Other improvements

• Experience the faster and simpler installation
• Delete individual maps from your phone, download maps with greater reliability
• Enjoy improvements to syncing and stability

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