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On Windows 7+, if party mode is enabled, users can exit if they use CONTROL+ALT+DELETE and gain access to other applications. This is due to changes in the security model of Windows 7+, and does not affect Windows XP. If you wish to prevent users from u...
By default, MediaMonkey relies on Quicktime to play m4a / m4b / AAC files. Unfortunately, Quicktime has a bug that prevents playback of very large (~500MB) audiofiles, which prevents MediaMonkey from playing such files. The workaround to this prob...
On some machines, clicking 'Tune-in' on a Shoutcast channel, fails to open the channel in MediaMonkey's player and instead it just launches within a browser window. This occurs on: a) machines that have cookies disabled b) machines that have a coo...
MediaMonkey 2.x had a feature that allowed you to set the numeric keypad to control various playback functions. This feature is hidden in MediaMonkey 3.x due to the proliferation of MultiMedia Keyboards. If you wish to enable this feature, you can ...
The 'Level Volume' command only works on tracks containing Western European character sets in the filename. It is not presently supported on tracks containing non-Western-European characters in the filename.
MediaMonkey supports almost any foreign language that is supported by Windows, except in the case of APE and MPC tracks, which cannot play or be analyzed when the filenames contain non Western European characters. 1) If the tag text does not look ok...
MediaMonkey does not offer native support for Real audio, however, it is possible to play, convert, and manage Real audio files in MediaMonkey through the use of third-party Plug-ins (tagging is not supported). 1. Read all the info posted at: ...
Tracks can be levelled unevenly if: o Volume is levelled on a per Album basis, and the tracks being played are from different albums that have radically different average volumes. o If you've used versions of MediaMonkey prior to 2.5 and have used t...
The default output plugins included with MediaMonkey may not work with some high end audio cards such as M Audio cards. If your card supports ASIO output you can try using ASIO plugins, obtainable from: http://otachan.com/ or directly via: http://o...
MediaMonkey doesn't have a built-in alarm clock, however, you can use the Windows scheduler to schedule MediaMonkey to startup and play whatever is in the Now Playing list (if the Auto-DJ is enabled, MM will even update the Now Playing list for you)...
This is caused by a feature called "crossfading". You can edit the crossfading settings at Tools | Options | Output plug-ins | MediaMonkey DirectSound output | Configure If you wish to turn crossfading off entirely, just uncheck the option "Crossfa...
Windows Vista/7/8/10 'N' editions are sold in Europe without multimedia components for legal reasons. This prevents MP3 playback, along with WMA playback and tagging (in both cases the files will become grey on attempts to play them). In order to resolv...
MediaMonkey relies on Windows Media components to read and play Windows Media formats (WMA, WMV, ASF, ...) as well as MP3 files. Thus, if Windows Media Player can't play a file in a Windows Media format, MediaMonkey won't be able to either. Such issues ca...
If you have a soundcard and speakers capable of 5.1 sound, this can be enabled via the included DirectSound output plugin: 1. Set the correct speaker setup configuration in Windows, and set hardware acceleration for audio to 'full' via Windows C...
MediaMonkey 3.x and 4.x include MP3 plugins (in_dsmp3.dll and in_wmp3.dll respectively) that allow MediaMonkey to use Windows' MP3 codec to play MP3 files. Although this normally works without a problem, there are several cases in which MP3 playback can f...
MediaMonkey Sound is generated as follows: * MediaMonkey locates the file. * Audio file is decoded by input plug-in. * Equalizer settings are applied. * Other DSPs are applied. * Volume Leveling is applied. * Sound is output via the Output p...
MEDIAMONKEY 4 supports: * Playback of M4A/M4B (aac audio) files (up to 48KHz) via Windows 7/10 codecs [http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/dd742784%28v=vs.85%29.aspx]. Note: Windows 'N' editions don't include codecs, and they need ...
MediaMonkey shows files as greyed out when the tracks cannot be played. This can occur for several reasons: * All audio formats cannot be played because the version of Windows used is Windows Windows N version, which doesn't include multimedia compone...