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MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2117 alpha

Posted: Sun Aug 05, 2018 8:02 pm
by rusty
Hi,

Here's another build which includes another 10 improvements/fixes (mostly stability improvements). Details appear in the Changelog.

Test Notes:
  • -This is pre-release software and contains a variety of changes that have not been thoroughly tested. The software is being provided for feedback/testing and development purposes -- please backup your files to protect against data loss.
    - The Alpha installation is a Portable install. When you install version 5, a new DB will be created, and your old one preserved for use with MediaMonkey 4. If you make changes in one DB, they will not be reflected in the other.
    - If you have a MediaMonkey 3/4 Gold license, Gold functionality will be active until MediaMonkey 5 licenses are made available for sale.
    - Scripts / Addons from MediaMonkey 4 will not be compatible.
    - If you observe strange UI behavior on first run, try deleting the file persistent.json from the /MediaMonkey 5/Portable directory -- and PLEASE report the issue
Download Installation:
  • Double-click the downloaded file and follow the installation instructions:
    -When prompted for an install directory, choose a new directory such as /Temp/Portable Apps/MediaMonkey 5/ so as to preserve your existing MediaMonkey installation.
  • The codec pack can be installed from within MediaMonkey via Tools > Extensions . Note that it is only compatible with MediaMonkey 5
Looking forward to your feedback!

-The MediaMonkey Team

MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2116 alpha

Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2018 9:55 am
by rusty
Hi,

Here's another build which includes another 20 improvements/fixes. Details appear in the Changelog.

Test Notes:
  • -This is pre-release software and contains a variety of changes that have not been thoroughly tested. The software is being provided for feedback/testing and development purposes -- please backup your files to protect against data loss.
    - The Alpha installation is a Portable install. When you install version 5, a new DB will be created, and your old one preserved for use with MediaMonkey 4. If you make changes in one DB, they will not be reflected in the other.
    - If you have a MediaMonkey 3/4 Gold license, Gold functionality will be active until MediaMonkey 5 licenses are made available for sale.
    - Scripts / Addons from MediaMonkey 4 will not be compatible.
    - If you observe strange UI behavior on first run, try deleting the file persistent.json from the /MediaMonkey 5/Portable directory -- and PLEASE report the issue
Download Installation:
  • Double-click the downloaded file and follow the installation instructions:
    -When prompted for an install directory, choose a new directory such as /Temp/Portable Apps/MediaMonkey 5/ so as to preserve your existing MediaMonkey installation.
  • The codec pack can be installed from within MediaMonkey via Tools > Extensions . Note that it is only compatible with MediaMonkey 5
Looking forward to your feedback!

-The MediaMonkey Team

MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2115 alpha

Posted: Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:20 pm
by rusty
Hi,

Here's another build which includes another 20 improvements/fixes. Details appear in the Changelog.

Test Notes:
  • -This is pre-release software and contains a variety of changes that have not been thoroughly tested. The software is being provided for feedback/testing and development purposes -- please backup your files to protect against data loss.
    - The Alpha installation is a Portable install. When you install version 5, a new DB will be created, and your old one preserved for use with MediaMonkey 4. If you make changes in one DB, they will not be reflected in the other.
    - If you have a MediaMonkey 3/4 Gold license, Gold functionality will be active until MediaMonkey 5 licenses are made available for sale.
    - Scripts / Addons from MediaMonkey 4 will not be compatible.
    - If you observe strange UI behavior on first run, try deleting the file persistent.json from the /MediaMonkey 5/Portable directory -- and PLEASE report the issue
Download Installation:
  • Double-click the downloaded file and follow the installation instructions:
    -When prompted for an install directory, choose a new directory such as /Temp/Portable Apps/MediaMonkey 5/ so as to preserve your existing MediaMonkey installation.
  • The codec pack can be installed from within MediaMonkey via Tools > Extensions . Note that it is only compatible with MediaMonkey 5
Looking forward to your feedback!

-The MediaMonkey Team

MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2114 alpha

Posted: Sat Jun 30, 2018 10:47 pm
by rusty
Hi,

Here's another build which includes about 25 improvements/fixes across the board. Details appear in the Changelog.

Test Notes:
  • -This is pre-release software and contains a variety of changes that have not been thoroughly tested. The software is being provided for feedback/testing and development purposes -- please backup your files to protect against data loss.
    - The Alpha installation is a Portable install. When you install version 5, a new DB will be created, and your old one preserved for use with MediaMonkey 4. If you make changes in one DB, they will not be reflected in the other.
    - If you have a MediaMonkey 3/4 Gold license, Gold functionality will be active until MediaMonkey 5 licenses are made available for sale.
    - Scripts / Addons from MediaMonkey 4 will not be compatible.
    - If you observe strange UI behavior on first run, try deleting the file persistent.json from the /MediaMonkey 5/Portable directory -- and PLEASE report the issue
Download Installation:
  • Double-click the downloaded file and follow the installation instructions:
    -When prompted for an install directory, choose a new directory such as /Temp/Portable Apps/MediaMonkey 5/ so as to preserve your existing MediaMonkey installation.
  • The codec pack can be installed from within MediaMonkey via Tools > Extensions . Note that it is only compatible with MediaMonkey 5
Looking forward to your feedback!

-The MediaMonkey Team

MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2113 alpha

Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:04 pm
by rusty
Hi,

Here's another build which includes many stability improvements along with major improvements to auto-tagging. Details appear in the Changelog.

Test Notes:
  • -This is pre-release software and contains a variety of changes that have not been thoroughly tested. The software is being provided for feedback/testing and development purposes -- please backup your files to protect against data loss.
    - The Alpha installation is a Portable install. When you install version 5, a new DB will be created, and your old one preserved for use with MediaMonkey 4. If you make changes in one DB, they will not be reflected in the other.
    - If you have a MediaMonkey 3/4 Gold license, Gold functionality will be active until MediaMonkey 5 licenses are made available for sale.
    - Scripts / Addons from MediaMonkey 4 will not be compatible.
    - If you observe strange UI behavior on first run, try deleting the file persistent.json from the /MediaMonkey 5/Portable directory -- and PLEASE report the issue
Download Installation:
  • Double-click the downloaded file and follow the installation instructions:
    -When prompted for an install directory, choose a new directory such as /Temp/Portable Apps/MediaMonkey 5/ so as to preserve your existing MediaMonkey installation.
  • The codec pack can be installed from within MediaMonkey via Tools > Extensions . Note that it is only compatible with MediaMonkey 5
Looking forward to your feedback!

-The MediaMonkey Team

MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2111 alpha

Posted: Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:24 pm
by rusty
Hi,

Here's another build which includes another 10 or so improvements. Details appear in the Changelog.

Test Notes:
  • -This is pre-release software and contains a variety of changes that have not been thoroughly tested. The software is being provided for feedback/testing and development purposes -- please backup your files to protect against data loss.
    - The Alpha installation is a Portable install. When you install version 5, a new DB will be created, and your old one preserved for use with MediaMonkey 4. If you make changes in one DB, they will not be reflected in the other.
    - If you have a MediaMonkey 3/4 Gold license, Gold functionality will be active until MediaMonkey 5 licenses are made available for sale.
    - Scripts / Addons from MediaMonkey 4 will not be compatible.
    - If you observe strange UI behavior on first run, try deleting the file persistent.json from the /MediaMonkey 5/Portable directory -- and PLEASE report the issue
Download Installation:
  • Double-click the downloaded file and follow the installation instructions:
    -When prompted for an install directory, choose a new directory such as /Temp/Portable Apps/MediaMonkey 5/ so as to preserve your existing MediaMonkey installation.
  • The codec pack can be installed from within MediaMonkey via Tools > Extensions . Note that it is only compatible with MediaMonkey 5
Looking forward to your feedback!

-The MediaMonkey Team

MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2110 alpha

Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2018 7:23 pm
by rusty
Hi,

We have a little bit more housekeeping to do before the beta, so here's another alpha build which includes 50 fixes and improvements. Details appear in the Changelog. Also, version 3.0.0 of the codec pack is available for testing.

Test Notes:
  • -This is pre-release software and contains a variety of changes that have not been thoroughly tested. The software is being provided for feedback/testing and development purposes -- please backup your files to protect against data loss.
    - The Alpha installation is a Portable install. When you install version 5, a new DB will be created, and your old one preserved for use with MediaMonkey 4. If you make changes in one DB, they will not be reflected in the other.
    - If you have a MediaMonkey 3/4 Gold license, Gold functionality will be active until MediaMonkey 5 licenses are made available for sale.
    - Scripts / Addons from MediaMonkey 4 will not be compatible.
    - If you observe strange UI behavior on first run, try deleting the file persistent.json from the /MediaMonkey 5/Portable directory -- and PLEASE report the issue
Download Installation:
  • Double-click the downloaded file and follow the installation instructions:
    -When prompted for an install directory, choose a new directory such as /Temp/Portable Apps/MediaMonkey 5/ so as to preserve your existing MediaMonkey installation.
  • The codec pack can be installed from within MediaMonkey via Tools > Extensions . Note that it is only compatible with MediaMonkey 5
Looking forward to your feedback!

-The MediaMonkey Team

MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2104 alpha

Posted: Thu May 24, 2018 10:01 pm
by rusty
Hi,

Here's what's hopefully our final alpha build--it includes over 100 fixes and improvements. You should see a huge overall improvement. Details appear in the Changelog.

Note that this build doesn't include codecs from the codec pack. An updated codec pack will hopefully be ready for the next build.

Test Notes:
  • -This is pre-release software and contains a variety of changes that have not been thoroughly tested. The software is being provided for feedback/testing and development purposes -- please backup your files to protect against data loss.
    - The Alpha installation is a Portable install. When you install version 5, a new DB will be created, and your old one preserved for use with MediaMonkey 4. If you make changes in one DB, they will not be reflected in the other.
    - If you have a MediaMonkey 3/4 Gold license, Gold functionality will be active until MediaMonkey 5 licenses are made available for sale.
    - Scripts / Addons from MediaMonkey 4 will not be compatible.
    - If you observe strange UI behavior on first run, try deleting the file persistent.json from the /MediaMonkey 5/Portable directory -- and PLEASE report the issue
Download Installation:
  • Double-click the downloaded file and follow the installation instructions:
    -When prompted for an install directory, choose a new directory such as /Temp/Portable Apps/MediaMonkey 5/ so as to preserve your existing MediaMonkey installation.
Looking forward to your feedback!

-The MediaMonkey Team

MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2089

Posted: Wed Feb 07, 2018 10:08 pm
by rusty
Hi,

Heres a new build that includes 20+ changes. Details in the (Changelog). Note that the build is much larger due to being inclusion of new chromium code.

Test Notes:
  • -This is pre-release software and contains a variety of changes that have not been thoroughly tested. The software is being provided for feedback/testing and development purposes -- please backup your files to protect against data loss.
    - The Alpha installation is a Portable install. When you install version 5, a new DB will be created, and your old one preserved for use with MediaMonkey 4. If you make changes in one DB, they will not be reflected in the other.
    - If you have a MediaMonkey 3/4 Gold license, Gold functionality will be active until MediaMonkey 5 licenses are made available for sale.
    - Scripts / Addons from MediaMonkey 4 will not be compatible.
    - Video encoding isn't yet supported
    - If you observe strange UI behavior on first run, try deleting the file persistent.json from the /MediaMonkey 5/Portable directory -- and PLEASE report the issue
Download Installation:
  • Double-click the downloaded file and follow the installation instructions:
    -When prompted for an install directory, choose a new directory such as /Temp/Portable Apps/MediaMonkey 5/ so as to preserve your existing MediaMonkey installation.
Looking forward to your feedback!

-The MediaMonkey Team

MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2088

Posted: Mon Dec 11, 2017 6:05 pm
by rusty
Hi,

Heres a new build that includes 20+ improvements and fixes including various improvements to scanning, metadata lookup, auto-playlists, auto-conversion for chromecasts, and more. Details in the (Changelog).

est Notes:
  • -This is pre-release software and contains a variety of changes that have not been thoroughly tested. The software is being provided for feedback/testing and development purposes -- please backup your files to protect against data loss.
    - The Alpha installation is a Portable install. When you install version 5, a new DB will be created, and your old one preserved for use with MediaMonkey 4. If you make changes in one DB, they will not be reflected in the other.
    - If you have a MediaMonkey 3/4 Gold license, Gold functionality will be active until MediaMonkey 5 licenses are made available for sale.
    - Scripts / Addons from MediaMonkey 4 will not be compatible.
    - Video encoding isn't yet supported
Download Installation:
  • Double-click the downloaded file and follow the installation instructions:
    -When prompted for an install directory, choose a new directory such as /Temp/Portable Apps/MediaMonkey 5/ so as to preserve your existing MediaMonkey installation.
Looking forward to your feedback!

-The MediaMonkey Team

MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2085

Posted: Mon Nov 27, 2017 8:42 pm
by rusty
Hi,

Hi, here's a new build with about 10 improvements and fixes including some urgent ones related to problems scanning to the library. Details in the (Changelog).

Note also: this build includes changes to the way 'Random' playlists work--you can see the details at:
http://www.ventismedia.com/mantis/view.php?id=14520

Test Notes:
  • -This is pre-release software and contains a variety of changes that have not been thoroughly tested. The software is being provided for feedback/testing and development purposes -- please backup your files to protect against data loss.
    - The Alpha installation is a Portable install. When you install version 5, a new DB will be created, and your old one preserved for use with MediaMonkey 4. If you make changes in one DB, they will not be reflected in the other.
    - If you have a MediaMonkey 3/4 Gold license, Gold functionality will be active until MediaMonkey 5 licenses are made available for sale.
    - Scripts / Addons from MediaMonkey 4 will not be compatible.
    - Video encoding isn't yet supported
Download Installation:
  • Double-click the downloaded file and follow the installation instructions:
    -When prompted for an install directory, choose a new directory such as /Temp/Portable Apps/MediaMonkey 5/ so as to preserve your existing MediaMonkey installation.
Looking forward to your feedback!

-The MediaMonkey Team

MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2083 Alpha

Posted: Wed Nov 22, 2017 10:43 pm
by rusty
Hi,

Hi, here's a new build with about 35 improvements and fixes. Details in the (Changelog).

Test Notes:
  • -This is pre-release software and contains a variety of changes that have not been thoroughly tested. The software is being provided for feedback/testing and development purposes -- please backup your files to protect against data loss.
    - The Alpha installation is a Portable install. When you install version 5, a new DB will be created, and your old one preserved for use with MediaMonkey 4. If you make changes in one DB, they will not be reflected in the other.
    - If you have a MediaMonkey 3/4 Gold license, Gold functionality will be active until MediaMonkey 5 licenses are made available for sale.
    - Scripts / Addons from MediaMonkey 4 will not be compatible.
    - Video encoding isn't yet supported
Download Installation:
  • Double-click the downloaded file and follow the installation instructions:
    -When prompted for an install directory, choose a new directory such as /Temp/Portable Apps/MediaMonkey 5/ so as to preserve your existing MediaMonkey installation.
Looking forward to your feedback!

-The MediaMonkey Team

MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2081 Alpha

Posted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:02 pm
by rusty
Hi,

Hi, here's a new build with about 20 improvements and fixes. Details in the (Changelog).

Test Notes:
  • -This is pre-release software and contains a variety of changes that have not been thoroughly tested. The software is being provided for feedback/testing and development purposes -- please backup your files to protect against data loss.
    - The Alpha installation is a Portable install. When you install version 5, a new DB will be created, and your old one preserved for use with MediaMonkey 4. If you make changes in one DB, they will not be reflected in the other.
    - If you have a MediaMonkey 3/4 Gold license, Gold functionality will be active until MediaMonkey 5 licenses are made available for sale.
    - Scripts / Addons from MediaMonkey 4 will not be compatible.
    - Video encoding isn't yet supported
Download Installation:
  • Double-click the downloaded file and follow the installation instructions:
    -When prompted for an install directory, choose a new directory such as /Temp/Portable Apps/MediaMonkey 5/ so as to preserve your existing MediaMonkey installation.
Looking forward to your feedback!

-The MediaMonkey Team

MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2080 Alpha

Posted: Sun Oct 08, 2017 10:24 pm
by rusty
Hi,

Hi, here's a new build with about 30 improvements and fixes. Details in the (Changelog).

Test Notes:
  • -This is pre-release software and contains a variety of changes that have not been thoroughly tested. The software is being provided for feedback/testing and development purposes -- please backup your files to protect against data loss.
    - The Alpha installation is a Portable install. When you install version 5, a new DB will be created, and your old one preserved for use with MediaMonkey 4. If you make changes in one DB, they will not be reflected in the other.
    - If you have a MediaMonkey 3/4 Gold license, Gold functionality will be active until MediaMonkey 5 licenses are made available for sale.
    - Scripts / Addons from MediaMonkey 4 will not be compatible.
    - Video encoding isn't yet supported
Download Installation:
  • Double-click the downloaded file and follow the installation instructions:
    -When prompted for an install directory, choose a new directory such as /Temp/Portable Apps/MediaMonkey 5/ so as to preserve your existing MediaMonkey installation.
Looking forward to your feedback!

-The MediaMonkey Team

MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2078 Alpha

Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 5:44 pm
by rusty
Hi,

Hi, here's a new build with about 10 improvements and fixes. Details in the (Changelog).

Test Notes:
  • -This is pre-release software and contains a variety of changes that have not been thoroughly tested. The software is being provided for feedback/testing and development purposes -- please backup your files to protect against data loss.
    - The Alpha installation is a Portable install. When you install version 5, a new DB will be created, and your old one preserved for use with MediaMonkey 4. If you make changes in one DB, they will not be reflected in the other.
    - If you have a MediaMonkey 3/4 Gold license, Gold functionality will be active until MediaMonkey 5 licenses are made available for sale.
    - Scripts / Addons from MediaMonkey 4 will not be compatible.
    - Video encoding isn't yet supported
Download Installation:
  • Double-click the downloaded file and follow the installation instructions:
    -When prompted for an install directory, choose a new directory such as /Temp/Portable Apps/MediaMonkey 5/ so as to preserve your existing MediaMonkey installation.
Looking forward to your feedback!

-The MediaMonkey Team