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DigitalCD developer seeks beta testers for version 3.0

Published: 28th Apr 2009, 01:56:16 | Permalink | Printable

Programmer Andre Timmermans has called for volunteers to test a beta version of the next major release of music player DigitalCD on non-RiscPC computers and to proofread the documentation.

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shame about being non-RiscPC users, have been waiting for this update :@)

 is a RISC OS Userem2ac on 28/4/09 2:39AM
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em2ac: I think it means he has already got testers for RiscPC (himself) and is looking for setups he has not got.

The webpage suggests 3.1 -> 5 compatability

 is a RISC OS Userflibble on 28/4/09 10:33AM
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I know :@) that's what I meant :P

 is a RISC OS Userem2ac on 28/4/09 8:48PM
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I wish I could get my copy 2.56 to play mp3's or rather hear them. It always used to but now its very low even on 100% volume. Playing a CD is fine though. Its a great app.

 is a RISC OS UserHairy on 28/4/09 11:17AM
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So what did you change?

 is a RISC OS UserIvanDobski on 28/4/09 1:29PM
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I have absolutely no idea. I've deleted everything to do with digitalcd and re-installed with all the bits.... I have something which is muting down the volume on digital cd with an mp3, even though it says 100 % I can use amplayer, ROtunes all with no problem, so something has changed something ?

 is a RISC OS UserHairy on 28/4/09 2:51PM
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The choices, which module are you using for playback?

 is a RISC OS Usersa110 on 28/4/09 3:04PM
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Looking at the choices in Digital Cd I have AMPlayer and if I drag a file to amplayer it belts it out normally.

 is a RISC OS UserHairy on 28/4/09 3:10PM
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Cor, do people still use AMPlayer? It sounds *dreadful* compared to the libmad port used elsewhere. libmad isn't quite as quick, but then it also means everything doesn't sound like the 90s.

 is a RISC OS Userrjek on 28/4/09 3:49PM
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If you have DigitalCD playing MP3s with AMPlayer, it must have been changed from the default.

Try playing with DiskSample instead. It sounds better than AMPlayer anyway. To change it, set

1AD = smp

in !DCDRes.Setup, or set

!1AD = smp

if you want double clicking an MP3 to load DigitalCD automatically.

 is a RISC OS Usertlsa on 28/4/09 10:31PM
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But I still hardly have any volume. I have turned up the speakers to max and I can barely hear the track

 is a RISC OS UserHairy on 29/4/09 7:12AM
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This is slightly off topic, but one improvement I'd like to suggest to KinoAmp, if you're reading Andre, is a proper volume control with slider, like they have on Windows (spit!), rather than just an on/off button.

Many MPEGs, in their virgin state, are either too loud or too quiet.

Many thanks for developing this app, by the way. I do a lot of work with FFMpeg, extracting MPEGs from FLVs and VOBs from my DVD recorder, and without your sterling efforts, I wouldn't have anything to play them on.

Jon Robinson (Leeds)

 is a RISC OS UserJon on 29/4/09 4:59PM
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