Bookmyshow.com, India’s largest entertainment ticketing portal, has launched a free of cost new app for Windows Phone users to get up-close to the world of entertainment – movie, cinema listings, synopsis, reviews and bookings. The first version of the application offers movie ticketing for a large number of theaters across India to choose from. This app will soon be upgraded to book tickets for plays, concerts and sporting events as well. The Windows App can be downloaded free of cost from the Windows App Store. With a download size of less than 1 MB, it is compatible with Windows Phone 7.5 or higher versions. After downloading the App, one needs to tap on the Bookmyshow icon. The menu list gives one an option of movies, art, theatre, sports and events. Upon selection of the option, one can browse through movie options, show timings, theatre and seating categories. This application supports multiple secure payment options. One can transact precisely the way one wants to with credit/debit cards, netbanking, cash cards or BookMyShow gift vouchers. Post the payment, the user receives an SMS confirming the booking details.
Ashish Hemrajani, Founder and CEO of Bookmyshow.com, said, “After Facebook, Blackberry and Android applications, we had commenced designing the Windows Phone app. Our planning started right from the time we heard the news of the phones; hence, we were ready with our app as soon as Windows Phone was made available in the Indian market. It took us about two months to design and develop the app and about a week or so for market place approval. The app is very smooth and easy to operate. Convenience has never been this convenient.”
Downloading the app is a one-time process and the user will be prompted whenever there is an update available during the startup of the app. The app is a native application developed in C#.NET/Silverlight. It takes full advantage of the metro user interface. It is also designed specifically for Windows Phone since the user interface is very different than other mobile platforms.
One can download the Windows App from http://www.windowsphone.com/en-US/apps/16c33a56-9635-4d99-b6fd-3efed52de90e