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MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2080 Alpha

Post by rusty » Sun Oct 08, 2017 10:24 pm

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

rusty
Posts: 7114
Joined: Tue Apr 29, 2003 3:39 am
Location: Montreal, Canada

MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2081 Alpha

Post by rusty » Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:02 pm

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

rusty
Posts: 7114
Joined: Tue Apr 29, 2003 3:39 am
Location: Montreal, Canada

MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2083 Alpha

Post by rusty » Wed Nov 22, 2017 10:43 pm

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

rusty
Posts: 7114
Joined: Tue Apr 29, 2003 3:39 am
Location: Montreal, Canada

MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2085

Post by rusty » Mon Nov 27, 2017 8:42 pm

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

rusty
Posts: 7114
Joined: Tue Apr 29, 2003 3:39 am
Location: Montreal, Canada

MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2088

Post by rusty » Mon Dec 11, 2017 6:05 pm

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
Posts: 7114
Joined: Tue Apr 29, 2003 3:39 am
Location: Montreal, Canada

MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2089

Post by rusty » Wed Feb 07, 2018 10:08 pm

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
Posts: 7114
Joined: Tue Apr 29, 2003 3:39 am
Location: Montreal, Canada

MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2104 alpha

Post by rusty » Thu May 24, 2018 10:01 pm

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
Posts: 7114
Joined: Tue Apr 29, 2003 3:39 am
Location: Montreal, Canada

MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2110 alpha

Post by rusty » Fri Jun 01, 2018 7:23 pm

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: 7114
Joined: Tue Apr 29, 2003 3:39 am
Location: Montreal, Canada

MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2111 alpha

Post by rusty » Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:24 pm

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: 7114
Joined: Tue Apr 29, 2003 3:39 am
Location: Montreal, Canada

MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2113 alpha

Post by rusty » Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:04 pm

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: 7114
Joined: Tue Apr 29, 2003 3:39 am
Location: Montreal, Canada

MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2114 alpha

Post by rusty » Sat Jun 30, 2018 10:47 pm

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: 7114
Joined: Tue Apr 29, 2003 3:39 am
Location: Montreal, Canada

MediaMonkey 5.0.0.2115 alpha

Post by rusty » Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:20 pm

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

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