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The Windows 10 anniversary update (aka Windows 10 version 1607 OR build 14393.xx) introduced a bug that results in failures in WMA/WMV encoding. As of 4.1.15.1815 Beta and newer, we introduced a new "WMA (Win 10)" encoder that is compatible. The latest ...
MediaMonkey encoding errors generally occur if: * Attempting to encode a source file that isn't playable by MediaMonkey [http://www.mediamonkey.com/support/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/92] due to codec problems, DRM issues, or inaccessibility...
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...
Some users have reported instances in which multiple context menu entries appeared for MediaMonkey 3.1. e.g. right-click on an MP3 file > Open With > MediaMonkey - Audio Library Some users have found the following tool to be helpful for solving thi...
A security update for Windows XP and Windows Vista (included by default with Windows 7) may block access to downloaded CHM files to protect your system's security. To solve this, run Windows Explorer, right-click on the CHM file, and select 'Pro...
Those arrows are shortcuts that are configurable within the MM options. By default, the shortcuts point to amazon.com to provide you with easy access toward purchasing music. You can change the shortcut behavior at Tools | Options | Appearance or...
For official releases, see http://www.mediamonkey.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=69 For beta releases, see http://www.mediamonkey.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=341
MediaMonkey 2.5.5.996/997 had a bug which overwrote the first 4 bytes in a flac header during tagging operations. The impact of the bug is that SampleRate and bitrate Rate info is lost lost from the header, causing playback problems on other players an...
Some mobile modems (e.g. Huawei E220 and E270--marketed as Vodaphone EasyBox 1 & 2 or Huawei K3520 3G) use CD-Rom Emulation to store a connection application and/or drivers for the device. When MediaMonkey detects such a device, it thinks that it is a...
It's possible to increase MediaMonkey's default font size via Options | Skins. To best display on a television, it would also be a good idea to use a skin that is designed for this purpose.
If WMA Playback failures occur after you've verified that the Windows Media Subsystem is correctly installed (as described at: http://www.mediamonkey.com/support/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/90 [http://www.mediamonkey.com/support/index.php?/Kn...
MediaMonkey connects to the internet for several purposes, accounting for warnings from your firewall that MediaMonkey is trying to connect: o Automatic check for updates. If you do not wish to check for updates, this can be disabled via Tools | O...
MediaMonkey is used in some installations that have 2 Terabytes of music. Performance depends on whether filters are used to segregate collections and on how the database is configured. See: o Configure Database Performance / Robustness: http://www...
MediaMonkey can convert 'normal' M4A files encoded with iTunes, but cannot convert M4P files that are protected via DRM to other formats (i.e. such files are purchased via the iTunes store). MediaMonkey can convert 'normal' WMA files to other forma...
To download purchased Amazon mp3 tracks so that they are directly inserted into your MediaMonkey library, do the following: 1. Open the Amazon mp3 downloader. 2. Go to File | Preferences 3. Hit the "change" button under 'Music directory'. Set the f...
MediaMonkey is not a peer to peer download application, and will not directly download music (other than podcasts). MediaMonkey, can however, integrate with downloaders from: o eMusic http://www.dpbolvw.net/click-1912153-10364534 o Amazon http://tinyu...
The philosophy behind MediaMonkey is to ensure that the Free version has all of the functionality that would be required by the average user (see: http://www.mediamonkey.com/product.htm ), and that satisfied users or more advanced users will upgrade to...
To check what version of MediaMonkey you have click Help | About To find out if a newer version is available: o You can visit our http://www.mediamonkey.com/news.htm [http://www.mediamonkey.com/news.htm] and/or subscribe to our mailing list to be noti...
Some users of Windows XP receive the error: The procedure entry point IsThreadDesktopComposited could not be located in the dynamic link library USER32.dll This is a problem caused by Windows (and not MediaMonkey). It is caused when a system file o...
As hard disc space becomes cheaper and computers increasingly become the source for hi-fi stereo systems, the question often asked is whether it makes sense to switch from lossy audio formats to lossless ones that replicate the original CD's audio exac...
Android phones and tablets and Apple iPhones, iPods, and iPads can be used to remotely control MediaMonkey, though unlike traditional remote controls these devices will send commands to MediaMonkey through a WiFi signal instead of Infrared transmission. S...
We have begun work on a cross-platform version of MediaMonkey, however, we cannot offer anything concrete at this time. Note, however, that users have tested MediaMonkey 3.0/4.0 on Linux and OS X under Wine and several other free and shareware virtua...
There have been reports of instability / crashes / failure to run caused in a few different scenarios: * If an application firewall such as Zone Alarm or Comodo is installed and configured to prevent keyboard scanning (MediaMonkey monitors the keyboar...