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'American Idol' Debuts Official App (Exclusive)

Voting for season 12 contestants will be easier and the show more interactive, promise the makers of the Fox series' latest tech offering.

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American Idol launched an all-new app Tuesday, which promises to make voting easier and the Fox show more interactive.

Currently featured by Apple as “New and Noteworthy,” the Idol app can be downloaded from the App Store and Google Play and operates on both iOS and Android devices. 

Along with “real time” conversations on Facebook and Twitter with AT&T Idol Nation, the app offers other interactive and social networking experiences with promises to unload additional special features as season 12 progresses.

PHOTOS: 'American Idol' Season 12: Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj Search for a Winner

Idol fans can also expect instant access to favorite show moments and exclusive content; interviews with the season 12 contestants, judges Nicki Minaj, Mariah Carey, Keith Urban and Randy Jackson and host Ryan Seacrest; and behind-the-scenes footage. But perhaps most impressive will be a unique new voting experience via the AT&T American Idol platform that promises to make it easier to cast votes for multiple contestants with “just a couple of taps."

Idol auditions continue in San Antonio and Long Beach, Calif., at 8 p.m. Wednesday and in Oklahoma City on Thursday.

Twitter: @Idol_Worship; @MicheleAmabile