Author Topic: Official MB appreciation thread  (Read 176817 times)

esot_eric

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I'm coming to MusicBee as a JRiver user, and the only disappointment I have is not doing so sooner. I'm floored to find something that's so flexible, functional, and intuitive, for free. It took me maybe only 30 minutes after installing the program to get the interface exactly how I wanted. Considering how bloated, confusing, and expensive JRiver was, I'm honestly embarrassed that this amazing piece of software snuck past me for so long. It's everything I liked about JRiver plus a lot more (which in some cases is actually less where necessary). No more digging around in one of too many preference menus to find the equalizer, and the wave bar scrubber is a game changer with how I listen to and even appreciate music. I used to maintain an album art folder to attach art that wasn't included with some of my downloads, but two clicks and I've instantly got art from multiple image searches to pick between. Unless you've invested however many untold hours getting something like Foobar to look and work exactly how you want and are too scared of having that effort gone to waste, I don't see why anyone who keeps a locally stored music collection wouldn't use this. Brilliant work.

frankz

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I'm coming to MusicBee as a JRiver user, and the only disappointment I have is not doing so sooner. I'm floored to find something that's so flexible, functional, and intuitive, for free. It took me maybe only 30 minutes after installing the program to get the interface exactly how I wanted. Considering how bloated, confusing, and expensive JRiver was, I'm honestly embarrassed that this amazing piece of software snuck past me for so long. It's everything I liked about JRiver plus a lot more (which in some cases is actually less where necessary). No more digging around in one of too many preference menus to find the equalizer, and the wave bar scrubber is a game changer with how I listen to and even appreciate music. I used to maintain an album art folder to attach art that wasn't included with some of my downloads, but two clicks and I've instantly got art from multiple image searches to pick between. Unless you've invested however many untold hours getting something like Foobar to look and work exactly how you want and are too scared of having that effort gone to waste, I don't see why anyone who keeps a locally stored music collection wouldn't use this. Brilliant work.
Nice to have another genuine enthusiast here. Welcome.

jeestring

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youre doing an awesome job my friend! many gracias! where can i donate!?!?

jeestring

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Ahhhh got it!  ;D There you go my friend so you can buy yourself a meal for your next day of work on that well appreciated thing you do!
Last Edit: September 30, 2020, 12:32:15 AM by jeestring

bobbosax

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Outstanding application with impressive capabilities and features.

Well done Steve, your music playing application is top notch, the best available including those you have to pay for.
It does everything I need it to do and more.

Thank you for this great tool.

Nuttysman

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Outstanding application with impressive capabilities and features.

Well done Steve, your music playing application is top notch, the best available including those you have to pay for.
It does everything I need it to do and more.

Thank you for this great tool.

Couldn't agree more and the new option of being able to center the lyrics is the icing on the cake.  :)

musicocd

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Thank you so much for making this program! Been using it for about 2 years now.  :)

musicocd

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Now that I've participated a little bit in this forum. A big thank you to this community. You guys are full of helpful information. I'm learning a lot about this app.  8)