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JRiver Media Center 20.0.14 -- Available Here
« on: September 10, 2014, 09:12:32 am »

This is the latest version of MC20.  Please post bugs here.  Please start a new thread for anything requiring discussion.  Non-bug posts will be deleted.

Important: Early builds of MC20 may be less stable.  Please read a few posts below before downloading.

Download: http://files.JRiver.com/mediacenter/channels/v20/latest/MediaCenter200014.exe

20.0.14 (9/9/2014)

1. NEW: Added "Add (artist)" to the playback commands so a full artist can be added to Playing Now.
2. Changed: MCWS/v1/DSP/SetTempo takes a Relative parameter to set the tempo relative to the current tempo.
3. Changed: Updated French translation (thanks Morand).
4. Changed: Updated Japanese translation (thanks Tsuchiya Kazuo).
5. Changed: Improved the Verge news reading capability.
6. Fixed: MC could crash when set to 100% cover art scaling, and playing media without cover art.
7. Fixed: Playing optical discs was broken in 20.0.13 in some situations.
8. Fixed: Having a DSP set for a file would cause it to fail to convert.

20.0.13 (9/5/2014)

1. Fixed: MCWS/v1/Playback/Zones wasn't honoring the hidden variable correctly.
2. Fixed: MCWS/v1/DSP/SetTempo returned a failure code even though it was working.
3. Fixed: For some television/video capture devices pressing Stop button immediately after pressing Pause button (or double-clicking Play/Pause button to Stop) would result in a crash.
4. Fixed: Hidden zones weren't hidden from the Zones toolbar button or from Theater View.
5. Fixed: MC could crash when using ZoneSwitch rules and switching library.

20.0.12 (9/3/2014)

1. NEW: ATSC television channels can be specified directly using a remote control or NumPad on keyboard, using '*' key on either remote control or NumPad, or '.' (decimal) key on NumPad, as separator betweem major and minor channels (e.g. "5.1" or "5*1").
2. Changed: When deleting from Playing Now, the next file will play instead of the last if the current track is deleted.
3. NEW: Added television subscription recording option "Search all fields for name".  This allows a name/title in Description field be matched, in addition to Name and Series fields.
4. Fixed: Television recording cleanup mode was not set when subscribing to a show in Theater View.
5. Changed: Updated the Indonesian translation (thanks elda).
6. Fixed: Default tags were not applied when subscribing to a television show in Theater View.
7. Fixed: Seeking in audio files with resampling active could result in a wrong position or skipping to the next file.
8. Fixed: Scrolling to a television channel in Theater View Guide with number buttons on remote control or keyboard did not work if the Guide was in customized location.
9. Fixed: The small live TV window in Theater View Guide did not show up if the Guide was in customized location.
10. Changed: BPM analysis of Analyze Audio won't overwrite an existing BPM value.
11. Changed: MCWS/v1/Playback/Zones hides hidden zones (unless you specify hidden=1 on the URL).
12. Fixed: Enabling volume when bitstreaming didn't always work.
13. Fixed: Media Center could crash when accessing the Drives & Devices list.

20.0.11 (8/27/2014)

1. NEW: Added DSP/SetTempo to the MCWS web service.
2. Changed: Hidden zones won't be a stop when toggling zones.
3. Changed: Updated Slovak translation (thanks Peter Lukac).
4. Fixed: Loading equalizer settings from a DSP preset wouldn't work reliably.
5. Changed: The screensaver will be disabled whenever the display is detached (instead of only when it's in fullscreen mode).
6. Changed: The order of playlists shown in the Add to Playlist Theater View menu is more logical.
7. Fixed: The find artist command in Theater View would have problems with list fields.
8. Changed: Updated Portuguese language file (thanks Joćo Mariz).
9. Fixed: Handheld volume adjustment would stick at 1% instead of the entered value.
10. Changed: Cover art scaling is locked on when the display is in the small Action Window.
11. Changed: Track links are evaluated with Play Doctor playback.
12. Changed: Updated Chinese language files (thanks kelijun!).
13. NEW: Enter on any field in Theater View will show files that match that search (instead of toggling the expanded state).
14. Changed: Updated the FFmpeg version used for transcoding.
15. NEW: Added M3U8 as a playlist format for a handheld.
16. NEW: In Theater View television Guide, pressing number keys on remote control or keyboard allows users to scroll to desired channels.

20.0.10 (8/20/2014)

1. Changed: Television program search in Theater view is faster for search strings entered on keyboard.
2. NEW: View your YouTube subscription feed in Theater View.
3. Changed: Track links are preserved through a shuffle.
4. Changed: 3d blu-rays are categorized differently (use Update Library (from tags)) so that it's possible to configure external playback on the type bdmv3d.
5. NEW: Added a volume command 'Enable volume when bitstreaming' to force the volume slider to stay active even if it's bitstreaming.
6. NEW: Added a feature 'iPod Support' to Options > General > Features to allow disabling iPod support.

20.0.9 (8/18/2014)

1. NEW: Added a 'Find Artist' menu selection in Theater View for files to show a full list of all files by the artist.
2. Changed: Playback/PlayByFilename accepts a location.
3. NEW: Added Play > Add (after current artist) to the play commands.
4. NEW: Added 'Upper case all words (preserve existing capitalization)' as a mode for Clean File Properties.
5. NEW: Added ListEqual(...) expression function to compare two lists (regardless of ordering).
6. Fixed: "Clear Program Guide" option in television Load Program Guide wizard did not clear guide data on (newly) hidden channels.
7. Fixed: Movie rip would overwrite already existing movie with the same name without asking first.

20.0.8 (8/15/2014)

1. NEW: Description is shown in the tooltip if it's not empty.
2. NEW: Added Play > Add (album) to add full albums to Playing Now.
3. Changed: When memory playback is enabled, the bitrate will display the average bitrate of the file instead of no bitrate.
4. NEW: Added the option to switch images on mouse wheel (control plus the mouse wheel will do the other one).
5. NEW: Added a startup volume option for each zone.
6. NEW: Added 'Shuffle Selection' to playlist and Playing Now right-click menus.
7. NEW: Added the ability to show and hide zones (right-click the zone in the tree).
8. Changed: Updated Portuguese translation file (thanks Joćo Mariz).

20.0.7 (8/13/2014)

1. Changed: Updated Portuguese language file (thanks Francisco Faķsca).
2. Fixed: Cross fade could not play in certain cases.
3. Fixed: The mouse cursor would change to sizing arrows when the cursor was over the close button.
4. Changed: Screen grab is enabled when using Red October HQ because madVR now supports screen grabs.
5. NEW: Added Play > Add (after current album) to play files after the current album ends.
6. Changed: When ', ", or l' is set as an article, a space won't have to be after it like other articles.
7. Changed: Right-click on the stop player button gives a menu with stop and stop after current file.
8. Changed: Updated German translation (thanks Bytestar).
9. Changed: The Theater View add to playlist picker uses the full path of a playlist instead of just the name.
10. Fixed: MCWS Browse/Children could return double escaped names.
11. NEW: A "preferred tuner" can be assigned to each television channel.  MC will use the assigned tuner if it is available.
12. Changed: Reverted the real-time DSD ouput change from 19.0.152, which resulted in various playback problems.
13. Fixed: Audio playback could crash in some cases, or drop up to 5 seconds of audio on track switch.
14. Fixed: Output Format wasn't loading / saving with DSP Presets.
15. NEW: Added the expression IsDriveMissing to test a drive for existence.

20.0.6 (8/11/2014)

1. Changed: The Get Movie & TV Info dialog starts with the search box selected and focused.
2. Fixed: When playing a different sample rate there could be problems.
3. Changed: MCWS files functions have a NoUI paramater to put the player in an error free mode.
4. Changed: DSP Studio > Room Correction uses metric symbols when running in a non-English language.
5. Fixed: Network filenames could be incorrect in the Explorer view of the program.
6. Changed: English vs Metric can be selected in the language menu.
7. Fixed: If a track was in Playing Now twice, removing the second while the first was playing would restart playback.
8. Changed: Selected values are at the top of the drop list in the Smartlist editor.
9. Fixed: MCWS Browse/Children could return invalid XML.
10. Changed: Updated the Japanese translation (thanks Kazuo Tsuchiya).
11. NEW: Added MCWS DSP/SetEqualizer to set equalizer bands.
12. Fixed: MP3 files that were less than 8192 bytes wouldn't import (now the limit is 1024 bytes).
13. NEW: Theater View has an option for whether file deletion is offered.
14. NEW: DSP presets can be loaded per file by setting the DSP field (the list is from Load/Save on DSP Studio).
15. Fixed: Seeking in WMV videos over Gizmo or MC clients using transcoding did not work.

20.0.5 (8/4/2014)

1. NEW: Added 'Date First Rated' field.
2. Changed: Removed the Hulu choice from Theater View.
3. Fixed: Stopping image playback while audio was playing could crash.
4. Fixed: Check For Updates was not working.
5. Changed: Updated Slovak translation (thanks Peter Lukac).
6. Fixed: Track changes could be early when the audio format changed.
7. NEW: Added a Load/Save button to DSP Studio.

20.0.4 (8/1/2014)

1. Changed: When running MC in client mode, television channel ordering info is obtained from the server so channel ordering will be consistent on all clients.
2. Changed: When grouping by date recorded, the maximum value will be used instead of an average value.
3. Changed: MC sets Bit Depth and Sample Rate for SACD files on import.
4. Fixed: Reporter "Audio Analyzed" always reported 100%.
5. Changed: Audio Analysis of files with only silence will mark the files as "No Audio" instead of trying to boost the volume by an extreme value.
6. NEW: Files can be added to a playlist from Theater View (pick the Add to Playlist menu choice).
7. NEW: Added Cover Art Scale to the Display View menu with an option to show the cover at 100%.
8. Changed: When STB or Camera type television channels are edited/added, the capture device list will contain only analog devices (previously it also contained CableCARD devices).
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Re: JRiver Media Center 20.0.14 -- Available Here
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2014, 09:21:16 am »

DSP Presets do not work for me.

I moved this to a separate thread.
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Re: JRiver Media Center 20.0.14 -- Available Here
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2014, 09:45:34 am »

7. Fixed: Playing optical discs was broken in 20.0.13 in some situations.
Thanks for the quick fix.
As mentioned in the previous topic:
 
I don't seem to be getting any cover art displayed in Playing Now for SACD tracks - just a Media Center logo.
Works in Theater View, but not Standard View.
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Re: JRiver Media Center 20.0.14 -- Available Here
« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2014, 01:40:34 pm »

I don't seem to be getting any cover art displayed in Playing Now for SACD tracks - just a Media Center logo.
Works in Theater View, but not Standard View.

SACD cover art seems to be working here.
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Re: JRiver Media Center 20.0.14 -- Available Here
« Reply #4 on: September 10, 2014, 02:32:19 pm »

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Re: JRiver Media Center 20.0.14 -- Available Here
« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2014, 08:47:58 pm »

Unable to log in to Hulu inside MC (standard view, Connected Media)
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Re: JRiver Media Center 20.0.14 -- Available Here
« Reply #6 on: September 11, 2014, 06:10:58 am »

Crashes during import or conversion - takes you to a fatal error web page stating the installation is corrupt (not particularly useful imo). Was able to import/convert the same files successfully using v19.0.163.
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Re: JRiver Media Center 20.0.14 -- Available Here
« Reply #7 on: September 11, 2014, 06:41:37 am »

Crashes during import or conversion - takes you to a fatal error web page stating the installation is corrupt (not particularly useful imo). Was able to import/convert the same files successfully using v19.0.163.
Can you find a file that causes a crash and send it to us?   Thanks.
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Re: JRiver Media Center 20.0.14 -- Available Here
« Reply #8 on: September 11, 2014, 09:18:04 am »

Hi!

There is problem with burning CD feature, have tested 20.0.12-14 maybe before to
Before the burning shall begin a notify say "Can't start the write"

//jonas
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Re: JRiver Media Center 20.0.14 -- Available Here
« Reply #9 on: September 11, 2014, 09:22:55 am »

2. Changed: When deleting from Playing Now, the next file will play instead of the last if the current track is deleted.
This doesn't seem to work.
 
When you remove an item from Playing Now, it skips to the next file, but when you delete an item from Playing Now, playback stops.
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Re: JRiver Media Center 20.0.14 -- Available Here
« Reply #10 on: September 11, 2014, 12:36:34 pm »

This doesn't seem to work.
 
When you remove an item from Playing Now, it skips to the next file, but when you delete an item from Playing Now, playback stops.
The only distinction I'm aware of, is remove from Playing Now ("Remove From List" with keyboard shortcut of Delete key) and delete from the Library.

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« Reply #11 on: September 11, 2014, 01:34:29 pm »

The only distinction I'm aware of, is remove from Playing Now ("Remove From List" with keyboard shortcut of Delete key) and delete from the Library.
Yes, which is why I made it clear in my post that it only skips to the next item in a playlist when you remove an item, and not when you delete one. (shift+del)
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« Reply #12 on: September 11, 2014, 09:36:55 pm »

Language keeps doing "damages".
I already posted a very similar image to this.

Another thing is the mess you can get with playlists changing language. For instance, renaming Car Audio for something else can empty the "something else", generates another Car Audio and lists may be there. Connections with the 12 index may be lost.
If I chose some of the Car Audio to play, MC gives me the info playlist is "none".
Changing language gives me Recent Playlists.

Reverting language usually leaves playlists in the previous choice.

I think I'm not being very clear but it's difficult to explain.
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Re: JRiver Media Center 20.0.14 -- Available Here
« Reply #13 on: September 12, 2014, 12:04:05 pm »

Please add the feature that would allow us to control what shows in Gizmo for different views.  We can control categorization intimately, but once you get down to the individual files, you just have to allow it to name things automatically with the name tag.
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Re: JRiver Media Center 20.0.14 -- Available Here
« Reply #14 on: September 12, 2014, 06:31:45 pm »

All the Sound Spectrum plugins work....
Makes me happy :)

That was my only worry upgrading.
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Re: JRiver Media Center 20.0.14 -- Available Here
« Reply #15 on: September 13, 2014, 12:05:43 am »

Unable to play certain YouTube music videos. Seems the "Vevo" clips will give a Something went wrong with playback error (hr=0x80004005). Other clips will play fine.
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Re: JRiver Media Center 20.0.14 -- Available Here
« Reply #16 on: September 13, 2014, 02:03:18 am »

* Zone startup volume being overridden by volume protection in some cases. Start vol set to 50%, but zone starts at 20% (with the exception of TV).
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Re: JRiver Media Center 20.0.14 -- Available Here
« Reply #17 on: September 13, 2014, 04:23:41 am »

Unable to play certain YouTube music videos. Seems the "Vevo" clips will give a Something went wrong with playback error (hr=0x80004005). Other clips will play fine.
A lot of music videos won't play in HTML5 on the YouTube site because they require ads to be played.
This also prevents them from being loaded in Media Center.

* Zone startup volume being overridden by volume protection in some cases. Start vol set to 50%, but zone starts at 20% (with the exception of TV).
Sounds like the issue Matt had mentioned previously where he wasn't sure whether Zone Startup Volume or Volume Protection took precedence.
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Re: JRiver Media Center 20.0.14 -- Available Here
« Reply #18 on: September 13, 2014, 05:22:58 am »

I am missing an "auto stop" feature on MC-19, something I had on my Studer A730. Is it planned on MC-20?
Media Center is set to "Repeat Playing Now" by default.
Set Player → Repeat → Repeat Off to have it stop at the end of the current playlist.
 
You may also find Player → Stop After Current File useful.
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« Reply #19 on: September 14, 2014, 12:35:27 pm »

I removed some discussion.  Some was split.  Some was deleted.  Please don't post anything other than a bug you're sure about in this thread.
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Re: JRiver Media Center 20.0.14 -- Available Here
« Reply #20 on: September 14, 2014, 12:46:04 pm »

Detach display image scaling when set to 100% is broken. It's stretching all images regardless - verified this with 600x600 and 1000x1000 images. My detach display window size is set to 1015x1050.
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Re: JRiver Media Center 20.0.14 -- Available Here
« Reply #21 on: September 15, 2014, 05:10:56 am »

Playback of TV recording in progress is in slow motion for audio and video (I provided more detail in existing v19.x thread on this issue).
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Re: JRiver Media Center 20.0.14 -- Available Here
« Reply #22 on: September 15, 2014, 10:11:51 am »

Detach display image scaling when set to 100% is broken. It's stretching all images regardless - verified this with 600x600 and 1000x1000 images. My detach display window size is set to 1015x1050.

It's working here.  It shows the image at 100%.  If the display is slaved to the Action Window it'll scale regardless (since a big cover art there doesn't make sense).
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Re: JRiver Media Center 20.0.14 -- Available Here
« Reply #23 on: September 15, 2014, 10:17:57 am »

Hi!

There is problem with burning CD feature, have tested 20.0.12-14 maybe before to
Before the burning shall begin a notify say "Can't start the write"

//jonas
Please try the next build.  Sorry for the trouble.
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« Reply #24 on: September 15, 2014, 10:24:48 am »

Sounds like the issue Matt had mentioned previously where he wasn't sure whether Zone Startup Volume or Volume Protection took precedence.

Next build:
Fixed: Volume protection would override the startup volume setting.  Now startup volume has precedence.
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Re: JRiver Media Center 20.0.14 -- Available Here
« Reply #25 on: September 15, 2014, 12:19:17 pm »

Hi,
I have since I started to use MC set CD Ripping Read speed to 2X. Lately, however, I have noticed a significant higher ripping speed. I don't know if the speed indicator, which is displayed in the Action Window during the ripping, shows Read speed but it is fluctuating up to around 20X, sometimes higher. But maybe that is completely normal? Anyway, I have a feeling that ripping a CD nowadays in general takes much less time.
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« Reply #26 on: September 15, 2014, 12:55:11 pm »

Hi,
I have since I started to use MC set CD Ripping Read speed to 2X. Lately, however, I have noticed a significant higher ripping speed. I don't know if the speed indicator, which is displayed in the Action Window during the ripping, shows Read speed but it is fluctuating up to around 20X, sometimes higher. But maybe that is completely normal? Anyway, I have a feeling that ripping a CD nowadays in general takes much less time.

Only some drives respond to the speed command.  There's no reason to use less than full speed though.  Use secure ripping for safe measure.
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Re: JRiver Media Center 20.0.14 -- Available Here
« Reply #27 on: September 15, 2014, 01:00:59 pm »

Only some drives respond to the speed command.  There's no reason to use less than full speed though.  Use secure ripping for safe measure.

FWIW, I frequently rip CDs, and I noticed a really drastic increase in ripping speed starting about a month ago; like three or four times faster than it used to be (both in terms of the displayed speed and the actual clock time it takes to finish).  At first I was concerned because I'd only ever seen speeds like that without secure rip enabled, so I thought maybe secure rip wasn't engaging.  But MC indicates that secure rip is on, so everything is just faster now?  I've never used speed limiting, so that's not at issue in my setup.

Probably not a bug, but it does seem sort of anomalous that ripping would suddenly and consistently speed up unless there were process improvements that I missed in the build notes?  Definitely not complaining though  8)
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Re: JRiver Media Center 20.0.14 -- Available Here
« Reply #28 on: September 15, 2014, 03:51:17 pm »

In theater view, when I click on the description text for a movie or TV show episode, instead of extending the text box to enable reading the whole description, I'm taken to a new screen where the description text is displayed as a single line extending offcreen in the top title bar.  Does not do this in 19.
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Re: JRiver Media Center 20.0.14 -- Available Here
« Reply #29 on: September 15, 2014, 04:15:29 pm »

FWIW, I frequently rip CDs, and I noticed a really drastic increase in ripping speed starting about a month ago; like three or four times faster than it used to be (both in terms of the displayed speed and the actual clock time it takes to finish).  At first I was concerned because I'd only ever seen speeds like that without secure rip enabled, so I thought maybe secure rip wasn't engaging.  But MC indicates that secure rip is on, so everything is just faster now?  I've never used speed limiting, so that's not at issue in my setup.

Probably not a bug, but it does seem sort of anomalous that ripping would suddenly and consistently speed up unless there were process improvements that I missed in the build notes?  Definitely not complaining though  8)

I noticed this too. I thought it was just me.
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Re: JRiver Media Center 20.0.14 -- Available Here
« Reply #30 on: September 15, 2014, 04:36:16 pm »

Next build:
Fixed: Volume protection would override the startup volume setting.  Now startup volume has precedence.

Thats great news! I noticed the startup volume defaults to -1 - would the volume protection take precedence in that case?
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Re: JRiver Media Center 20.0.14 -- Available Here
« Reply #31 on: September 16, 2014, 04:14:43 am »

FWIW, I frequently rip CDs, and I noticed a really drastic increase in ripping speed starting about a month ago; like three or four times faster than it used to be (both in terms of the displayed speed and the actual clock time it takes to finish).  At first I was concerned because I'd only ever seen speeds like that without secure rip enabled, so I thought maybe secure rip wasn't engaging.  But MC indicates that secure rip is on, so everything is just faster now?  I've never used speed limiting, so that's not at issue in my setup.

Are we sure that Secure rip mode really is enabled or has a bug sneaked in...? That something has changed with the ripping feature is clear.
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Re: JRiver Media Center 20.0.14 -- Available Here
« Reply #32 on: September 16, 2014, 05:02:29 am »

Only some drives respond to the speed command.  There's no reason to use less than full speed though.  Use secure ripping for safe measure.

I just ripped two almost unplayable tracks (scratched CD) from Marvin Gaye's 'Anthology' and the ripping process passed with no indication that the tracks were bad. The SecureRip log contained only Secure rips which obvious not is the case. Something is not working correctly with the secure ripping process.
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Re: JRiver Media Center 20.0.14 -- Available Here
« Reply #33 on: September 16, 2014, 08:34:58 am »

Posting here because this never happened before.

Last night while watching a movie MC stopped receiving commands. Neither my Harmony Ultimate or keyboard could stop, play, pause, right-click, etc. I had to force quit MC and restart it. Then it worked normally.
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Re: JRiver Media Center 20.0.14 -- Available Here
« Reply #34 on: September 16, 2014, 10:17:55 am »

Posting here because this never happened before.

Last night while watching a movie MC stopped receiving commands. Neither my Harmony Ultimate or keyboard could stop, play, pause, right-click, etc. I had to force quit MC and restart it. Then it worked normally.

I am betting that MC threw an error and popped up a modal error dialog behind the now playing screen. In that case you would not be able to see the error, and you would not be able to hit the button to dismiss the dialog, and so the dialog would just sit there preventing MC from executing any other commands. If it happens again try to hit Enter or Esc since that might dismiss the hidden modal dialog.

PS comment to JRiver: as you know you have to jump through complex coding hoops and tricks to ensure that the now playing screen and TheaterView screens are always on top. Sometimes it works too well and low level modal dialogs can get stuck behind. I think it applies particularly to modal dialogs caused by errors outside of MC's direct code envelope - such as driver issues. You could perhaps consider having a watchdog thread checking if MC's UI thread is blocked on a modal dialog, and if so popping that dialog to the front...



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Re: JRiver Media Center 20.0.14 -- Available Here
« Reply #35 on: September 16, 2014, 01:54:09 pm »

A new misbehaviour has appeared when managing handheld devices.  Just in case it's relevant, I'm using a Sony Walkman MP3 player. The wierdness occurs when using MC20 to do housekeeping on the handheld - that is, deleting media files to make room for new audio playlists and media files. After deleting the least needed media files, I also manually identify and delete those playlists stored on the handheld which have become empty because of  the deleted content.  When I remove a(n empty) playlist from the handheld using MC20, the entire displayed list of playlists vanishes from the "Drives and Devices" section of MC20's side window. The device name remains there, alone with nothing below it. To restore /redraw the list of playlists currently saved on the handheld, I have to close (unexpand?) the "Drives and Devices" section then expand it again. 

It seems that deleting one of the handheld's playlist files removes the whole list of playlists from the display.  This did not happen in MC19.
I hope my terminology is sufficiently clear to accurately describe this little annoyance.  Generally, thanks for a very nice piece of work.
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Re: JRiver Media Center 20.0.14 -- Available Here
« Reply #36 on: September 16, 2014, 06:00:30 pm »

I am betting that MC threw an error and popped up a modal error dialog behind the now playing screen. In that case you would not be able to see the error, and you would not be able to hit the button to dismiss the dialog, and so the dialog would just sit there preventing MC from executing any other commands. If it happens again try to hit Enter or Esc since that might dismiss the hidden modal dialog.


Esc or any other commands from the keyboard did not work. I think my "exit" key on the remote is programmed for "alt+f4" and that got me out of theater view. Then I was able to kill MC with a "ctrl+alt+delete" because it still wasn't acting right.



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Re: JRiver Media Center 20.0.14 -- Available Here
« Reply #37 on: September 17, 2014, 07:12:06 am »

I think my "exit" key on the remote is programmed for "alt+f4" and that got me out of theater view. Then I was able to kill MC with a "ctrl+alt+delete" because it still wasn't acting right.

Next time try Alt+F4 to get out of TheaterView followed by Alt+Tab to see if MC has any modal dialogs hidden behind it.
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