Author Topic: MusicBee Remote (Remote Control for Android)  (Read 395997 times)

kelsos

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Hello!

I don't know if it's already been mentioned but when MusicBee is already muted the Remote control unmutes it when there is a receiving call on the phone if the "Reduce on Incoming" option is selected.

It needs to be fixed so that when MusicBee is already muted it stays muted when there is an incoming call with the "Reduce on Incoming" option selected in the options.

Hi Moshi no it hasn't been mentioned, I will fix it for the next release.

I've good news, Kelsos  :)

I don't know if you remember me from a month or two ago, but I had problems with connecting my phone with my pc. A few weeks ago I bought an ssd and I installed a fresh Windows 8.1. I also installed a new antivirus.
Connecting my phone with Musicbee is super simple now. I don't know why, but it works.

And I have to say: It's a great app. I only have 2 minor issues: when I search an Album, the album list lists all numbers inside the album I searched for, but I would like to see only the albums themself in the search result. I also would like a "quick scroll bar". I don't know the correct term, but there's an Android scroll-bar for long lists. A bigger scrollbar which you can pull to scroll super quick. If you don't understand me, I could search for an example  :)

Thanks anyway, it's a great app  :D :D

I am glad it works, not sure what exactly do you mean by all the numbers inside the album could you please explain?

dylstew

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Hello, I´m trying to use this App.
However, my phone´s resolution is pretty small. Because of this a lot of song titles don´t fit on the screen(and they cover the album art aswell)
First of all if the song title was placed differently some might fit like it does on my poweramp. however, the problem is that titles that don´t fit don´t scroll. it would be nice if it scrolled so I can know what song I´m listening to.
Or maybe even a button to see song details, which would display the full title(like I do in poweramp). if Poweramp can display everything on the small resolution, this app probably could aswell, but I think just making the song title scroll would be much easier to implement.
I can see that the app pretty basic so far, but the fact that this even exists is amazing ^.^.



Last Edit: January 28, 2014, 05:08:51 PM by dylstew

eLr0n

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Is it possible to release a version with playlist support? You already said you wont do it because it depends on the implementation of the browsing functionality, but since then 4 month have passed. So it seems this feature costs a lot of time and will perhaps never be completed. Would be nice to have a playlist support using  your current method for searching albums, artist etc.....

kelsos

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hi eLr0n,
The plans are to release a version with both playlist and library support until middle March.

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nepanitukka

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hi there,
musicbee remote is running fine.

one thing though - after a while (screen off, playing several songs) - when i wake up my phone again - music bee is no more reacting on input from remote - also remote is not up to date - still showing the file, that was played last time the screen on the phone was active -

my solution for the moment - settings - manage connections - choose computer - the it updates again ...

anyone else having that issue?
any solutions?

or is there a need for an "Actualize" button ... (sending the app to sleep when not in use saves quite a bit of battery i guess)

Greetings

EDIT: Galaxy S4 Android 4.3 stockROM

kelsos

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hi there,
musicbee remote is running fine.

one thing though - after a while (screen off, playing several songs) - when i wake up my phone again - music bee is no more reacting on input from remote - also remote is not up to date - still showing the file, that was played last time the screen on the phone was active -

my solution for the moment - settings - manage connections - choose computer - the it updates again ...

anyone else having that issue?
any solutions?

or is there a need for an "Actualize" button ... (sending the app to sleep when not in use saves quite a bit of battery i guess)

Greetings

This is a known issue, unfortunately I am not sure on how to fix it, most of the things I tried didn't seem to solve the issue.
Also It seems that i forgot to add it to the new help, and since a lot of people ask the same thing, I shall add it in the next few days.
If you long press the connection button it should reset the stuck connection.

kelsos

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Some status update.

I was hoping to get the new version out by mid march, unfortunately this is not possible anymore. There is more work to be completed in order to push the update and starting the 11th of March I will be doing my mandatory army service for a period of 9 months, this means I can't know for sure when the next update will be out.

The most probable scenario is that I will not have computer access for the greatest part of the next 9 months. I will try to work to complete the features when I get back home, but I can't guarantee anything.

Also it will probably take a while to reply to e-mails/posts since I won't have any Internet access.



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Hi Kelsos, when I read your upcoming army duty I started to keep my fingers crossed ... I was looking forward to the inclusion of play lists in your app ... Thanks for your work and all the best in the army!

sparramc

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Thanx to all that worked on this wonderful Plugin. "MusicBee Remote" is Bloody Brilliant!

cheers

Ray Mc
www.LegoMindstormsRobots.com

Leroy Bad

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Hey maybe you guess can help me. There is one single album in my MusicBee Library, Bitches Brew by Miles Davis that for some reason whenever I que up the album with MB Remote it arranges the track out of order! I can't figure out why. I've checked and made sure the tags are correct, and tested that it plays properly within MB itself. But its only with the remote that arranges the tracks out of order.  It's just this one album and the out of order track list is consistently the same every time I select it. Any thought?

kelsos

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Hey maybe you guess can help me. There is one single album in my MusicBee Library, Bitches Brew by Miles Davis that for some reason whenever I que up the album with MB Remote it arranges the track out of order! I can't figure out why. I've checked and made sure the tags are correct, and tested that it plays properly within MB itself. But its only with the remote that arranges the tracks out of order.  It's just this one album and the out of order track list is consistently the same every time I select it. Any thought?

Hello Leroy,
It is an issue with my code... I don't sort the tracks properly when I queue them, this has been fixed in the development code but it hasn't been backported to the old version. I am back home for a couple of days with leave from the army, so I will try to backport a few fixes if I have enough time.


bazinga

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Hi,

I haven't installed the app yet; I was wondering if it is possible to start up musicbee using the remote app. Reason: I'd like to play my music from the PC without turning on the monitor...

Hans

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No, MB must be running so that the android app can contact it. But the app can start and stop playing tracks.

kelsos

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Hello bazinga,
Although I plan on adding such a feature on the future, currently it is not possible. I am not sure how long will it be before I get it done.
It will be probably after completing my army service in mid December.