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Re: Mediamonkey 5?

Posted: Sun Sep 11, 2016 7:30 am
by MMFrLife
Peke wrote:
Blackcat12 wrote:I have the utmost respect for the developers as well as MMW /MMA in general. I would recommend MM to anyone without hesitation, but I will never recommend a lifetime license.
I agree, or I would not get any of my paychecks due the no update purchases. I got mine back in 2002 and on a first day of GOLD I earned triple the price by just using GOLD features for money.
:lol: Good point, Peke! So true. It's there if someone wants it, but the company certainly isn't going to go out of their way to promote it. :lol:
If every new purchase was a lifetime, you might do ok; although, nowhere near like it is now.:wink:

Re: Mediamonkey 5?

Posted: Sun Oct 09, 2016 1:35 pm
by cncb
Wow, still not ready. After all this time, I guess we can expect it to have no bugs when released? I am afraid you missed the boat on this one as there might not be many people still around to use it. If Google Play Music had volume leveling, I wouldn't be around any more...

Re: Mediamonkey 5?

Posted: Sun Oct 09, 2016 6:02 pm
by Peke
cncb wrote:Wow, still not ready. After all this time, I guess we can expect it to have no bugs when released? I am afraid you missed the boat on this one as there might not be many people still around to use it. If Google Play Music had volume leveling, I wouldn't be around any more...
HA, you almost got me to post screenshot.

Re: Mediamonkey 5?

Posted: Thu Nov 03, 2016 3:19 pm
by Park Vorteil
Guys!! You are the best! I love Mediamonkey! When I open it, it always feels like Christmas and holidays, just better.

MM5 will become great, no matter what challenges you still might face!

Now, softly, softly catchee monkey, give us some crumbs and hints to look at or test, before it gets cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey!! :D :lol:

Re: MediaMonkey 5

Posted: Sun Nov 13, 2016 1:14 am
by dypsis
I'm looking forward to MediaMonkey 5. :)
How long off do you think some betas will be?

Re: Mediamonkey 5?

Posted: Thu Nov 24, 2016 8:44 am
by cncb
It must be nice to work with apparently no schedule or deadlines of any kind. I'm jealous...

Re: Mediamonkey 5?

Posted: Sun Dec 04, 2016 11:07 pm
by toyzrme
@cncb: what is with all the sour grapes?

MMW is THE most reliable, STABLE app I have ever used in my 35 years of computing. And IF there is a real problem, they are *amazingly* quick to respond & fix it - unlike 99% of all other apps I've used.

Given that I spent 4 YEARS crafting my library metadata (tags, ratings, dates, artwork, playlists), I want the Devs to TAKE THEIR TIME and protect my library ABOVE ALL ELSE. I don't want *any* new functionality added that isn't 100% library-safe, just so someone can get their early jollies: it will be what it is, when it is. And it shall be stable.

As opposed to iTunes, which scrambled my library years ago from careless code in a rush to get features to market - NEVER AGAIN.

And THAT'S why I bought MMW (lifetime), and MMA. And why I recommend it to anyone who will listen.

I'm sure they want to release just as much as you do - except it means a paycheck to them. Why would they want to hold off???

Cutting betas for people adds significant time to the schedule - I'd rather not slow them down unnecessarily.

Give them a break - all the grousing across the many forum postings won't change a thing, and only reflects on you.

Re: Mediamonkey 5?

Posted: Wed Nov 08, 2017 10:14 pm
by fwrunner2018
Wow! This thread was started nearly 5 years ago and there still isn't a version 5?
I just downloaded MM the other day and have really been liking what I see, but there are features in the Gold edition that I would love to have. Still, I hesitate to buy the single version license when it seems very likely that a newer version will be released soon. I am considering the lifetime license for that reason, but normally when a major new version is released users who purchased the old version within a few months would get a free upgrade.

That said, considering that once I get my entire music library into MM and have it configured how I like it - and have MMA on my Android phone, I wouldn't want to switch to anything else - so it makes sense to buy the lifetime license.

And what about MMA? isn't there a new version of that coming out soon?
I am using the cross-fade feature in MMA, and it is still labeled "beta".

FW

Re: Mediamonkey 5?

Posted: Mon Feb 05, 2018 5:30 am
by gijsraphael
Any news yet? And is it true it would be finally available for MAC?

Re: Mediamonkey 5?

Posted: Fri Mar 02, 2018 6:32 pm
by jWaSiMhE
I would love to take the plunge and go for MM Gold but don't know whether to go for the V4 or the lifetime option.

Is there any update someone can give?

Re: Mediamonkey 5?

Posted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 3:24 am
by jiri
I can't give a better estimate, but we'd like to release it soon, roughly this summer.

Jiri

Re: Mediamonkey 5?

Posted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 3:44 pm
by dtsig
jWaSiMhE wrote:I would love to take the plunge and go for MM Gold but don't know whether to go for the V4 or the lifetime option.

Is there any update someone can give?
why not go for the lifetime option?

Re: Mediamonkey 5?

Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2018 3:41 pm
by JohnMBrooks
Still waiting for MediaMonkey 5. Finger crossed! I'd be more than happy to re-buy Gold just as a 'thank you' even though I already have it. Hopefully it's just a matter of time.

Though on the other hand, it'll be really interesting to see what happens to the market with all the increased competition from streaming. I'll never give up my music collection, but I can see that this type of software might be becoming a niche tool considering how many people will never build up a library in the first place.

Re: Mediamonkey 5?

Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2018 4:02 pm
by Lowlander
It's been available as an Alpha release for a while from its own dedicated sub-forum.