Chromecast Support? [#11830]

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Re: Chromecast Support?

Postby rusty » Thu Jan 21, 2016 10:44 am

fyi, a 1.1.3 bugfix release is currently being worked on (to be released shortly).

This targetted for 1.1.4.

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Re: Chromecast Support? [#11830]

Postby Mcrackn » Mon Feb 22, 2016 3:46 am

+1 Good to see it on the horizon.
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Re: Chromecast Support? [#11830]

Postby Guest » Tue Feb 23, 2016 11:29 pm

+1 Yessss Chromecast Audio Support would be so great! Hope to see it soon (on mobile and desktop apps!)
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Re: Chromecast Support? [#11830]

Postby capo » Wed Mar 16, 2016 3:09 am

Any updates about casting feature please?
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Re: Chromecast Support? [#11830]

Postby rusty » Fri Apr 01, 2016 8:49 am

This feature is now available via the 'MediaMonkey' beta stream.

See the following re. how to access/install it:
viewtopic.php?f=21&t=68820&start=165#p421805

And let us know how it works for you. Thanks.

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Re: Chromecast Support? [#11830]

Postby dmcritchie » Sat Apr 02, 2016 12:41 pm

Outstanding!

Thank you Rusty and the development team. Works great on both Chromecast and Chromecast Audio devices.

It also shows our tabletop digital radio in the list of cast targets (along with its IP address), but I can't figure how to make the radio respond to my music choices using MMA. Not really a problem, but would be nice if it worked as well. Any idea why this is showing up or how to make use of it?

Thanks again for making this happen! It will get a lot of use in our home.

Best,
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Re: Chromecast Support? [#11830]

Postby gpzbc » Sat Apr 02, 2016 4:03 pm

Thanks!
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Re: Chromecast Support? [#11830]

Postby dmcritchie » Fri Apr 22, 2016 4:43 pm

OK, first problem with Chromecast support encountered: gapless playback is not supported.

I tested this with OGG format (native gapless support) and MP3 format (software-supported near-gapless support), and on Chromecast and Chromecast Audio devices.

Gapless works fine on my Galaxy S3 running Android 4.4.2 with the latest MMA when NOT using Chromecast.

When using a Chromecast (Audio) device, the current track ends, the next track is then uploaded to the Chromecast device, and the music then begins, which results in a several second delay. It does not appear that the next track is queued up for playing while the current track is playing as is done when not using Chromecast.

Can this be remedied?

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Re: Chromecast Support? [#11830]

Postby Guest » Mon May 09, 2016 2:22 pm

Thank you sooooo much! I am using Media Monkey again on my android devices specifically because of this feature! You guys rock! Keep making the full featured media player and try to keep it lite! \m/
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Re: Chromecast Support? [#11830]

Postby martin.bohac » Thu May 12, 2016 3:53 am

Queuing next tracks is planned to next version. Tracked as: http://www.ventismedia.com/mantis/view.php?id=13239

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Re: Chromecast Support? [#11830]

Postby dmcritchie » Thu May 12, 2016 4:05 pm

Great news!

Thanks Martin.

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Re: Chromecast Support? [#11830]

Postby ;oaded_dog » Fri Jun 10, 2016 12:31 am

Works great... thanks!
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Re: Chromecast Support? [#11830]

Postby micky36 » Wed Jun 15, 2016 2:23 am

Now that there is an audio only version of chromecast, can this be re-assessed? Enabling MM to be my primary home music player is a goal I have not yet been able to accomplish.
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Re: Chromecast Support? [#11830]

Postby Lowlander » Wed Jun 15, 2016 9:19 am

MMA already supports Chromecast; or are you asking about a specific feature in Chromecast support?
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Re: Chromecast Support? [#11830]

Postby rusty » Wed Jun 15, 2016 9:47 am

To clarify Lowlander's point: chromecast support in MMA is for both Audio Chromecast and Video Chromecast--both work correctly in our environment. What is the problem that you're experiencing with audio chromecast devices?

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