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MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2080 Alpha

Post 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
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MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2081 Alpha

Post 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
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MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2083 Alpha

Post 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
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Joined: Tue Apr 29, 2003 3:39 am
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MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2085

Post 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
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MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2088

Post 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
rusty
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Joined: Tue Apr 29, 2003 3:39 am
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MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2089

Post 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
rusty
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Joined: Tue Apr 29, 2003 3:39 am
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MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2104 alpha

Post 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
rusty
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Joined: Tue Apr 29, 2003 3:39 am
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MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2110 alpha

Post 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
rusty
Posts: 7312
Joined: Tue Apr 29, 2003 3:39 am
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MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2111 alpha

Post 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
rusty
Posts: 7312
Joined: Tue Apr 29, 2003 3:39 am
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MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2113 alpha

Post 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
rusty
Posts: 7312
Joined: Tue Apr 29, 2003 3:39 am
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MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2114 alpha

Post 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
rusty
Posts: 7312
Joined: Tue Apr 29, 2003 3:39 am
Location: Montreal, Canada
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MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2115 alpha

Post 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
rusty
Posts: 7312
Joined: Tue Apr 29, 2003 3:39 am
Location: Montreal, Canada
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MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2116 alpha

Post 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
rusty
Posts: 7312
Joined: Tue Apr 29, 2003 3:39 am
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MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2117 alpha

Post 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
rusty
Posts: 7312
Joined: Tue Apr 29, 2003 3:39 am
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MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2120 alpha

Post by rusty »

Hi,

Here's another build which includes another 20 improvements/fixes, including several so that MediaMonkey 5 can be used with the new MediaMonkey Server build. Details appear in the [http://tinyurl.com/y823jzxp]Changelog[/url].

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
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