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Author Topic: JRiver Media Center for Mac version 18.0.154 Alpha -- Available Here  (Read 2649 times)

JohnT

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This is an alpha release of Media Center for Mac.  If you aren't comfortable with a few problems, please wait a few days.

Please read this before downloading.

Download:
http://files.jriver.com/mediacenter/channels/v18/latest/MediaCenter180154.dmg

18.0.154 (3/21/2013)

1. Changed: The program now requires a license (after a 30 day free trial).
2. Fixed: Tagging of some formats was not working when the files were on a different volume than the system.

18.0.151 (3/15/2013)

1. Fixed: Lots of crashing from version 18.0.150
2. NEW: DLNA working as a server, controller and renderer. Note, you'll likely have to reset your settings if you didn't already in build 18.0.150, there are bad uuids in there. The easiest way to do this is to rename or remove the "~/Library/Application Support/J River/Media Center 18/Settings" either from a terminal window or the finder after unhiding the ~/Library directory.
3. NEW: WebRemote applications working (Gizmo, JRemote, MyRiver, etc)

18.0.150 (3/14/2013)

1. NEW: Added Convolution DSP (same 64-bit SSE3 accelerated engine used on Windows).
2. NEW: Media Network (DLNA, Library Server, JRemote, etc.) available in options (still a work in progress).
3. NEW: MP3 encoding added.
4. NEW: Added configurable 'Channel offset' to Options > Audio > Output mode settings to allow targeting channels starting at something other than 1 (useful with pro / studio devices).
5. NEW: Drag-n-drop mostly working (within program, out of program, but not yet into program).
6. NEW: Added support for DSD bitstreaming using DoP.
7. Changed: Switched the timeout to April 16.
8. NEW: Wake On Lan implemented on Mac.

18.0.146 (3/8/2013)

1. Changed: Added support for more audio hardware (Lynx Hilo, RME Fireface UC, etc.).
2. Changed: Double-click, escape, etc. work on the playback display to exit Display View.
3. Fixed: Using some tools like Analyze Audio and Get Cover Art could prevent the program from closing even if they were no longer running.

18.0.143 (3/5/2013)

1. Fixed: Removed printing options from menu as they are not available yet on Mac and could cause a crash.
2. Changed: Changed text and link on "Help -> Registration Info" pop-up to reflect timeout and no license needed.
3. Fixed: Using cmd-Q to exit the program would result in a crash.
4. Fixed: Program text was garbled in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean translations.

18.0.142 (2/28/2013)

1. Fixed: SACD ISO files were not importing.
2. Fixed: Several cover art issues.
3. NEW: Internet POST requests work (makes Last.fm, etc.).
4. Fixed: If a background thread showed a message box, it would lead to a hang.
5. NEW: File move, rename, copy dialog functional. Not recommended for large scale or critical file operations until more testing is done.
6. Fixed: Problems with support of 32 bit only OSX systems, e.g. playback of MP3 files.

18.0.141 (2/26/2013)

1. Fixed: Sound devices that requested planar instead of interleaved data were not working.
2. Fixed: Cover art next to audio files was not loading properly.

18.0.140 (2/25/2013)

1. Fixed: The program would not run on systems without SSE 4.1 support.
2. Changed: Retooled SSE assembly everywhere in the program so that SSSE 3 is the low-water mark for SSE acceleration (previously SSE 4.1 was required in most places to get acceleration).
3. Fixed: Thread priorities were not implemented fully on Mac.

18.0.139 (2/22/2013)

1. Fixed: Wrong options file was being used in the 138 build resulting in frequent crashes.

18.0.138 (2/22/2013)

1. NEW: Added support for Core Audio exclusive output in Options > Audio > Output mode settings (enabled by default).
2. Fixed: Memory playback was not working properly.
3. Fixed: Plugins were not working because working path was not being set, this caused playback to fail.

18.0.137 (2/21/2013)

1. Fixed: Audio format converter working.
2. Changed: Register dynamic libs on first run after install rather than every startup.
3. Changed: Auto-update partially works. It will show whether version is up to date and download new version. Need to manually install.
4. Fixed: Show/Set update download directory not working.
5. Fixed: Search in options dialog not working.
6. Fixed: Encoder properties dialog in options not working.
7. Fixed: Clicking away from in-place editing box doesn't cancel edit mode.
8. Fixed: Mouse wheel support.
9. Changed: Close,Minimize,Maximize buttons moved to left side of frame.
10. Fixed: Lots of UI windowing issues (z-order,  white windows, black windows, floating windows,  etc.) should be fixed.
11. Fixed: Files with really long path names weren't importing.

18.0.136 (2/20/2013)

1. Fixed: Library backup / restore works, although restoring a library from the Windows version is not fully working yet.
2. Fixed: Internal volume working.
3. Fixed: Player window displaying wrong playback time.
4. Fixed: Some of the window z-order issues.
5. Changed: Somewhat friendlier message about lack of web browser support.
6. Changed: New and improved installer graphic.

18.0.133 (2/15/2013)

1. NEW: First release of Media Center on Mac.
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Re: JRiver Media Center for Mac version 18.0.154 Alpha -- Available Here
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2013, 05:14:00 pm »

I can confirm that the license install process works fine.

I can also confirm that the PC license does not work on the Mac because I accidentally tried that one first ;)
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Re: JRiver Media Center for Mac version 18.0.154 Alpha -- Available Here
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2013, 06:52:53 am »

Please let me know how to use the mjr file to install the license.
It only ask me to insert a code that I can not find.
clicking on the mjr file doesnt works.
Thank you.

Edit: found the code and installed the license.
But it crashes on importing new tracks, then it crashes on opening.

MacBook 1.1/2Ghz core duo/2Gb/10.6.8
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Re: JRiver Media Center for Mac version 18.0.154 Alpha -- Available Here
« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2013, 11:31:33 am »

The program will still freeze after leaving it idle for several hours.  Only the menu bar will be functional during freezes. So the only way is to restart the program.
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Re: JRiver Media Center for Mac version 18.0.154 Alpha -- Available Here
« Reply #4 on: March 22, 2013, 02:35:22 pm »

Hi,
Tried to enter my registration code but it said it was invalid. Tried to use it through the restore page on the web site and the same thing.
Then I entered the email address, used to purchase JRiver, on the JRiver Restore page and it returns all my registration codes that I have purchased (MC 17, MC 18 and MC MAC 18).
Seems my registration codes are valid except for the MC MAC 18 code. ?

Cheers
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Re: JRiver Media Center for Mac version 18.0.154 Alpha -- Available Here
« Reply #5 on: March 22, 2013, 02:43:09 pm »

Seems my registration codes are valid except for the MC MAC 18 code. ?

Sorry for the trouble.

I tried your code and it's working here.

Use copy-and-paste to avoid typos.  It starts with Q and ends with 4.
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Re: JRiver Media Center for Mac version 18.0.154 Alpha -- Available Here
« Reply #6 on: March 22, 2013, 06:02:36 pm »

Hi,
Tried to enter my registration code but it said it was invalid. Tried to use it through the restore page on the web site and the same thing.
Then I entered the email address, used to purchase JRiver, on the JRiver Restore page and it returns all my registration codes that I have purchased (MC 17, MC 18 and MC MAC 18).
Seems my registration codes are valid except for the MC MAC 18 code. ?

Cheers
Make sure you're using this version.  Previous versions won't work.
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