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Author Topic: JRiver Media Center for Mac version 18.0.195 Beta -- Available Here  (Read 2928 times)

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This is a beta release of Media Center for Mac.  Please post bugs here.  Please start a new thread for anything requiring discussion.  Non-bug posts will be deleted.

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http://files.jriver.com/mediacenter/channels/v18/latest/MediaCenter180195.dmg

18.0.195 (6/11/2013)

1. Fixed: Library server syncing was not working from a Windows client to a Mac server.
2. NEW: Added support for OGG input format.
3. Changed: Car Radio automatically cleans up duplicate static playlists that used the same index.
4. Changed: SSDP advertisement could hard kill the advertiser in some cases, leaving sockets and/or the internet layer in an undefined state.
5. Fixed: Small icons could draw too large in a details list in some cases.
6. Changed: Basic HTML text formatting tokens like < b >, < font >, < u >, etc. will be supported in almost all text drawing (previously they only worked in some areas of the program).
7. Changed: Updated Chinese language files (thanks kelijun).
8. Changed: When switching tracks that require a hardware stop / start like on a sample rate change, the startup silence option will be honored (silence will be maximum of between track gap and startup silence gap).
9. Fixed: Temp files created for .wvc files are now renamed to their final name when done when encoding Wavpack.
10. Fixed: Empty temp files are no longer created when encoding lossless Wavpack.  
11. Changed: Wavpack files now display compression information.  
12. Changed: When acting as a DLNA renderer, Media Center will use "error free" mode so that playback errors won't cause message boxes to display (since the controller is normally in a different place).

18.0.194 (6/4/2013)

1. Fixed: Media Center could become unresponsive to mouse clicks following showing of a pop-up error dialog. Mostly a problem on OSX 10.8.
2. Changed: Fullscreen modes are not always-on-top (please report any focus or z-ordering issues).

18.0.193 (5/31/2013)

1. Fixed: Audio playback was not working correctly in build 192.

18.0.192 (5/30/2013)

1. Fixed: Media Center would appear frozen in certain cases where a pop-up dialog was showing underneath the app and MC would be unresponsive.
2. Fixed: FLAC reference code would crash when encoding when an estimated total size was provided to the encoder, the 'verify' option was enabled, and encoding duration exceeded the estimated duration.
3. Changed: Updated Chinese language file (thanks kelijun).
4. Fixed: Stopping or switching tracks during Library Server client playback could lead to a crash.
5. Changed: When overwriting a Car Radio preset, the preset will default to using the same name.

18.0.191 (5/24/2013)

1. Fixed: Webview reload button didn't work and could cause crashes.
2. Fixed: Some local default web pages were missing.
3. Changed: Added more debug logging to try to determine cause of intermittent SSDP failures.

18.0.190 (5/23/2013)

1. Changed: Enhanced WebView to support intercepting link clicks for webradio playback.
2. Fixed: WebView would not get keyboard focus so you couldn't type into web forms.
3. Changed: Added the ability to select the output bitdepth when using Kernel Streaming (Options > Audio > Output mode settings...).
4. Changed: Updated Polish translation (thanks Janusz Grzybek).
5. Changed: Radio buttons will use multiple lines for their text when necessary instead of truncating the text (helps with large font sizes).
6. Changed: Updated the French language translation (thanks rlebrette).
7. Fixed: If a connection to a Library Server was sporadic, it could lead to cases where a link to external cover art could be lost.
8. Fixed: Mono ALAC files were not being parsed or played correctly.
9. Fixed: In some cases, 5.1 input was not working with the FLAC encoder.
10. Fixed: When using 'Gapped' playback mode, the gap would not be honored when switching hardware output formats (normally sample rate).
11. Fixed: The playback position could be incorrect when using a gapped playback mode.
12. Changed: When converting a file with a bitdepth greater than 24, the engine will convert to 24-bit (with dither) to feed the encoder (since few encoders support more than 24-bit files).
13. NEW: DSP Studio can be enabled during audio conversion (Library Tools > Convert Format), allowing resampling, channel mixing, convolution, etc.
14. Fixed: A rare crash when parsing certain MP4 audio files.

18.0.187 (5/17/2013)

1. Fixed: Importing or playing APE format files in OSX 10.6 would crash.
2. NEW:  Internal web browser support.  We still need to implement catching links so we can (for example) make web radio playback easier.
3. Changed: Audio Path will better show when a padded bitdepth (like 24-bit inside a 32-bit container) is in use.
4. Fixed: The phrase "JRSS Subwoofer (x Hz lowpass)" in Output Format configuration could not be translated.
5. Fixed: In some cases, 5.1 input was not working with the FLAC encoder.
6. Fixed: When using 'Gapped' playback mode, the gap would not be honored when switching hardware output formats (normally sample rate).
7. Fixed: The playback position could be incorrect when using a gapped playback mode.

18.0.182 (5/14/2013)

1. Fixed: Tagging in the action window could crash.

18.0.181 (5/10/2013)

1. Fixed: Some m4a and alac files would not import or play because of a mismatched sample count in the mp4 STTS header.  We now ignore this error since it shouldn't impact playback performance.
2. Fixed: Radio streams would 'click' every few seconds because metadata was not getting parsed out of the stream.

18.0.180 (5/8/2013)

1. Fixed: Tooltips were not showing properly in the last few builds.
2. Fixed: Clicking away from an in-place list edit control would not reliably stop the editing.
3. Fixed: DoP bitstreaming of DSD was not working with some devices.
4. Fixed: Hardware with complex buffer arrangement could crash when playing to only some of the channels.
5. Changed: Updated German language file (thanks Bytestar).
6. Changed: Updated Polish translation (thanks Janusz Grzybek).
7. Changed: Czech language translation updated (thanks Johnny B).
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Re: JRiver Media Center for Mac version 18.0.195 Beta -- Available Here
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2013, 06:46:27 pm »

Having trouble closing the program. 
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Re: JRiver Media Center for Mac version 18.0.195 Beta -- Available Here
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2013, 08:45:53 pm »

loaded fine except I could not update from MC. it showed '94 as the current version.
I am getting lots of "jumps" as opposed to skips with hi-rez and some "detailed" 16/44. Sound is GREAT.
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Re: JRiver Media Center for Mac version 18.0.195 Beta -- Available Here
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2013, 09:59:48 pm »

I'm not sure if this belongs here (is a 'real' bug) butů

The SSDP server is not running.  It is the only one (of 5) that is non-op.

I am playing music just fine.


EDIT:
I just turned off (or tried to) "Show on screen instructions"
Immediate crash.
BUT when I stop playing, there is no crash.


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Re: JRiver Media Center for Mac version 18.0.195 Beta -- Available Here
« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2013, 02:48:52 am »

Next we have a crash.

I start to play a new album over the media network.
Previously I was playing over USB.

I switch back to the network connection and start up the new album and immediately the PWDII locks up, as in all front panel control is frozen.

I restart the PWDII and when I again try to play the album, MC displays the spinning pizza, followed shortly thereafter by a crash.

I restart MC, it takes a while to 'see' the PWDII but when it does music plays, just fine.

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Re: JRiver Media Center for Mac version 18.0.195 Beta -- Available Here
« Reply #5 on: June 12, 2013, 09:13:02 pm »

Ok so here is some additional behavior.

It will continue to count to 5 then start over until the time for that track ends.

Then the player will move to the next track and count to 5 and continue this do-loop.

Until the end of that tracků etc.

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Re: JRiver Media Center for Mac version 18.0.195 Beta -- Available Here
« Reply #6 on: June 13, 2013, 02:57:39 am »

Perhaps you can also put on the list to change the behavior when adding songs to 'playing now', because now the tracks are not added in the proper order.
Even when tracks have a track#, they are added in random(?) order.
In my opinion the desired behavior should be - order by album, and within that album by track#. (or if that is not available, alphabetically on filename?)

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Re: JRiver Media Center for Mac version 18.0.195 Beta -- Available Here
« Reply #7 on: June 13, 2013, 11:07:54 am »

Latest build 18.0.195 osx 10.8.3 no menu in MC! First time this has been the case. So for now not good for much.
Looking forward for next build, still optimistic. :o
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