Android Client 5.2

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Android Client 5.2

Unread postby Madevil » 15 May 2013, 22:33


Madsonic Android Client 5.2

Release Note


Screenshot Gallery http://imgur.com/a/n6jXK

Google Android Play Store Link

Amazon App Store Link


    General

  • Language selectable **new**
  • Support up to 10 Server Entries **new**
  • import Server Settings from XML File **new**
  • Default Option for Videoplayer intern/extern **new**
  • Bugfixes

    New Views

  • All Artists **new**
  • Starred Artists**new**

    new Themes

  • Dark Fullscreen **new**
  • Holo Fullscreen **new**
  • Red Fullscreen **new**


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INFO

to import from XML you just copy a madsonic.xml file to your <SDCARD>/madsonic/ folder.
you will see the Import Button in the settings menu only if the file is found!

EXAMPLE

madsonic.xml
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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<madsonic>
  <server>
    <name>Subsonic Demo</name>
    <url>http://demo.subsonic.org</url>
    <username>android-guest</username>
    <password>guest</password>
  </server>
  <server>
    <name>Medialib</name>
    <url>http://medialib.yourserver.org</url>
    <username>Master</username>
    <password>pa$$Word56$</password>
  </server>
  <server>
    <name>Developer</name>
    <url>http://10.10.1.136:88</url>
    <username>admin</username>
    <password>admin</password>
  </server>
</madsonic>


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Re: Android Client 5.2

Unread postby GJ51 » 16 May 2013, 02:37

Just updated. Wiped out all my server settings. Readding now.

EDIT:

OK - I see the input format has changed. The info is there just needed to be readded.

Edit: -VERY NICE!!!

Smooth and slick - bravo - very nicely done.
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Re: Android Client 5.2

Unread postby fishnet37222 » 16 May 2013, 18:36

I just updated to the new client today. I selected the internal video player, but Madsonic is still launching Firefox to play the WMV videos I have on my server. I even disabled the transcoding for the WMV files to no avail. Is there something I'm missing?
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Re: Android Client 5.2

Unread postby Madevil » 16 May 2013, 18:52

fishnet37222 wrote:I just updated to the new client today. I selected the internal video player, but Madsonic is still launching Firefox to play the WMV videos I have on my server. I even disabled the transcoding for the WMV files to no avail. Is there something I'm missing?


If you select the internal player so you will be redirected to your server webpage -> Flash as default or to the HTML5 server version.
Then you have to check your transcoder settings: Normal -> Flash -> Transcode to flv -> transcode on, or
HTML5 -> transcode to webm -> transcode on

If you select the external player the client search for apps on your phone that can handle streamed content (MX Player, VLC, ...)

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Re: Android Client 5.2

Unread postby fishnet37222 » 16 May 2013, 22:02

Thank you for clarifying that for me. I just disabled the transcoding for wmv files and enabled the external player for videos. Now my videos play in VPlayer on my Nexus 7.
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Re: Android Client 5.2

Unread postby Madevil » 16 May 2013, 22:06

fishnet37222 wrote:Thank you for clarifying that for me. I just disabled the transcoding for wmv files and enabled the external player for videos. Now my videos play in VPlayer on my Nexus 7.


with the next build i want to merge this 2 versions, then you can select the defaultplayer via settingsoption,
if you want Flash or HTML5 videoplayer in the webinterface and REST API.

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Re: Android Client 5.2

Unread postby Skinjob » 17 May 2013, 16:32

New UI tweaks and features are great. Really looking good. Thank you so much.
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Re: Android Client 5.2

Unread postby Skinjob » 17 May 2013, 16:43

BTW, what's the difference with the "fullscreen" version of the themes? I'm probably being stupid, but I can't tell the difference between "Madsonic Dark" and "Madsonic Dark Fullscreen".
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Re: Android Client 5.2

Unread postby Madevil » 17 May 2013, 16:49

Skinjob wrote:BTW, what's the difference with the "fullscreen" version of the themes? I'm probably being stupid, but I can't tell the difference between "Madsonic Dark" and "Madsonic Dark Fullscreen".


this make only sense on phones ... in fullscreen-mode the top android bar is hidden,
on tablets the bar is allways on.

in this example you see the android bar

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Re: Android Client 5.2

Unread postby Skinjob » 17 May 2013, 19:37

Ah, OK. I was playing around on my tablet. Thanks.
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Re: Android Client 5.2

Unread postby ect0morph » 28 May 2013, 14:43

When you are closing in on the 1 GB storage limit, the client starts to delete the new files you download. Lets say I queue 2 x 200 MB files, after it´s downloaded it cuts the files down to around 20 MB instead of clearing the files I listened to earlier.
I have to manually go into the madsonic dir and delete the files atm.
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Re: Android Client 5.2

Unread postby GrindheadJim » 05 Jun 2013, 19:50

I am just posting this here to say thank you, thank you, thank you.

I have been messing with various combined configurations of Subsonic (every transcode string I could think of), SS android clients (DSub and Ultrasonic, most notably), and Android media players (MX Player finally delivering the goods), so that I can access anything, anywhere, without issue.

The problem I ran into is that, in order to get all my videos to work, particularly on a 3G connection, the only app that MX seemed to like the stream from was Ultrasonic. Okay, fine, but, Ultrasonic's UI strives to be so far removed from the others, that it flat out loses functionality. DSub, although extremely functional and polished, cannot put video streams in a for that MX universally accepts, no matter what I do.

Moving to Madsonic, with its native HTML5 support, was an easy choice. Then, realizing that Madsonic has feature that other Android clients simply cannot access, it became clear that the best way to show my thanks (and get unparalleled functionality) was to snag the paid app.

Mad, you took a six month quest for full Subsonic functionality, and presented me with a solution that took mere minutes.


Upgrading my server to the latest Madsonic beta (5.0.3490.beta2), installing the latest Madsonic Android app(5.2) from the Google Play store, enabling HTML5 in the server, and restarting the phone did the trick.
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