Bad Software Practices?

I really wish certain users on the Internet would keep their “opinions” about me to themselves.

I’ve recently been accused of “Bad Software Practices” because of the way I go around promoting RadioDJ over “other” software.

“I’m confused as to what those bad software Practices are exactly, I simply promote other freely available software over paid for solutions”

 
Nothing remotely wrong in doing that either (Last time I looked)

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New Winamp Why So Long?

It’s been a long time since AOL announced Winamp and Shoutcast were to be discontinued way back in 2013.

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I’ve been watching the Winamp/Shoutcast forums closely ever since.

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Last updated on: October 16th, 2017
at 13:21 PM Europe/London

Why Bother With Winamp?

I can’t help but notice that people are still using Winamp to stream their Internet radio stations.

While Winamp is a great little media player things have moved on since the release of Winamp 20 years ago.

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Last updated on: November 14th, 2017
at 13:07 PM Europe/London

Stereo Tool DSP For RadioDJ V1.8.2

We’ve tried the DSP Stereo Tool Audio Processor plugin in its many guises over the years with varying results.

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However it is used by lots of people who use RadioDJ.

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Last updated on: September 20th, 2017
at 12:23 PM Europe/London

Using Winamp To Automate A Radio Station?

Saw a topic on the Winamp forums from a user wanting to use Winamp Pro to automate the music for his radio station.

“Do I need a plugin to make playlists so it operates 24 hours? If so, which ones are the best? this is for music playlists but I want Winamp to never stop, It will actually be used for a small radio station.”

 
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Last updated on: June 27th, 2017
at 10:06 AM Europe/London

Winamp Feature Req: Smart Crossfade

A user has posted on the feature request section of the Winamp forums asking the developers to include “Smart crossfading” in the next version.

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“Smart crossfade analyses the playlist and determines if the songs are in increasing sequential track order from the same album. If they aren’t (like in most random mixes) user defined crossfading is used”

 
Any improvement in crossfading between tracks in Winamp would be welcomed.

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Last updated on: October 27th, 2017
at 09:09 AM Europe/London

Winamp And Shoutcast Now Owned By Vivendi

I saw a post on the Winamp/Shoutcast forums this morning. It would appear Winamp and Shoutcast are now partly owned by a company called Vivendi.

“Winamp is back… in the hands of a major corporation: Vivendi has acquired a 64.4 percent stake in Radionomy, the European online radio services company that owns Winamp and Shoutcast as well as the online radio ad marketplace Targetspot.

 
Vivendi owns the likes of Universal Music Group, Canal+ and Dailymotion.

You can read more about this story at the following links.

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Last updated on: March 26th, 2017
at 18:34 PM Europe/London

Sam Broadcaster The Fisher Price Of Radio Automation?

I saw a tweet a while back about SAM Broadcaster & I have to say it made me laugh out loud.

“SAM Broadcaster is the Fisher Price of radio automation and shouldn’t be used by anybody”

 
Personally I think that’s an insult to Fisher Price products at least their record player, radio & tape deck worked!

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Last updated on: July 14th, 2017
at 13:42 PM Europe/London

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