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      Poweramp v3 Project Update   04/24/2017

      As you may be aware, the Poweramp developer has been working hard on an updated material design user interface for Poweramp v3 which required a full ground-up rebuild of the code and is taking some time to get to a beta-test stage. See the forum thread for more details and to discuss.    


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  1. Just to let you guys know I won't be around on the forums quite as much as usual for the next two weeks (family stuff) so please play nice in the meantime! Otherwise I'll have to log in and close this thread again until I get back full-time. Andre
  2. That is by design. To get a tree-style layout where you 'drill down' through folder layers to get to the folder you want, in Folders view tap Menu > List Options and set the 'View As' mode to Hierarchy rather than List. Andre
  3. Are they showing in PA as file-based playlists of did you import them them the Android system? If file based, try editing and re-saving one in a text editor and see if that triggers PA to see it as a new file. I assume that you have got the relevant directory selected in Settings > Folders and Library > Music Folders ? Andre
  4. I'll move this to the High-Res Requests thread. Your problem is most likely your Android 7 Nougat ROM, as this device was reported to be working wih high-res on MIUI 8 Marshmallow. Andre
  5. OK, thanks for the report. Andre
  6. Not currently an option in Android 5+ on tablet layouts, although it is for phones. The whole user interface is being completely rebuilt for the next beta release anyway, so this will most likely become a moot point by then. Andre
  7. I assume you mean during Shuffle mode, as it would be a bit pointless to blacklist files from regular playback as you might as well just remove those files from the device or Poweramp's Music Folders list. Andre
  8. The most common cause of losing playlists/ratings/etc is the SD Card becoming briefly unmounted for some reason (not necessarily physically removed, although that would be the worst case scenario). What happens then is that Poweramp scans the system and notices that there are no longer any songs songs present, so it removes all the now 'deleted' tracks from its database. This will also remove anything that points to those files, such as playlists, ratings, most-played counts, etc. Then, once the card is detected again, the scanner finds a whole load of 'new' songs and imports them - but the problem is that these are now new items as far as Poweramp is concerned (as it no longer has any knowledge in its database of the old ones) and there are no playlists/etc to match them. As an interim measure, do you have any backup utilities (I use Titanium Backup) that can backup and restore the Poweramp database if it gets corrupted? You can also Export any internally-created playlists to .M3U(8) files, so if it happens again you can just use the file copies (these will still work as they contain hard copies of the filenames, so soon as the songs reappear the lists will be populated again). Andre
  9. You do have a point when I read it more carefully... That'll teach me to skip-read posts! Andre
  10. This is still an experimental feature, it won't work on all devices yet. Hopefully the next beta release, whenever that comes, will address many of the compatibility issues with newer devices and ROMs. Andre
  11. Can you see the external drive (I assume it's USB) listed in Settings > Folders and Library > Music Folders ? In theory you should then be able to tick it as a valid music location, but it does depend on how Android has mounted it. Andre
  12. The deleted files may still be in Android's playlist database I guess? Try moving your Playlists folder to somewhere inside the Music folder on the SD Card, but they should be found anywhere that you've got set up for scanning in the Music Folders list. Have you tried a Full Rescan from the Poweramp menu? Andre
  13. If you are using file-based playlists (e.g. M3U files) you shouldn't need to use the specific 'Import' feature in Poweramp. That facility is only used to bring in system playlists that exist elsewhere in the Android phone (e..g from the phone's own Music app) and would normally only be done once when you first install PA and then never used again. Poweramp should find any new playlist files that are saved within folders that it is allowed to scan automatically (see TheoKlink's reply above to check that your folders are set up correctly) and you can then find them in the Playlists section of the Poweramp Library. If you Import lists from the Android library regularly, and then Poweramp finds the same files and scans them too, then yes you could end up with duplicates. Andre
  14. Unfortunately there's a clue in the name alpha test / experimental. Not all devices work with high-res, and updating phones to Nougat variants which were released after the last alpha test build (April 2016) is somewhat hit and miss. Thanks for the report though, and please add your device/ROM to the High Res Requests thread too. Thanks. Andre
  15. I've very occasionally seen the same thing since I switched my phone's ROM from KitKat to Marshmallow. Always with high-res audio too. What happens in my case is when I plug the headset cable in, for some reason PA occasionally still sends audio to the speaker. Turning the experimental high-res feature off and back on for the Headset device usually fixes it. Mostly though I just leave it off completely anyway, as I don't keep any high-res songs on my phone apart from for testing purposes. Andre