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      Poweramp v3 - Next Beta Release Planned for April 2018   03/14/2018

      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, but it is currently hoped that the next Beta Test release will be ready for April 2018.    

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  1. Version 703/704


    Poweramp v3 (ALPHA-3 test builds 703 / 704) for standard (ARM-based) Android devices. Released: 16 April 2016 This is alpha version of upcoming major Poweramp release. Please make backup of your existing Poweramp app/settings/db before installation as you won't be able to rollback to Poweramp v2 without alpha uninstallation, causing settings to be lost. You can install it over your existing v2 installation (your purchase and settings will be carried over). At this time, only ARM processors are supported. We'll add Intel support for later beta builds. Min. supported Android: 4.1. Skins are disabled in alpha as UI is partially changed and there is no point in (re-)building skins now. Alpha-3: - added DVC support for Hi-Res Snapdragon 24-bit PCM variant (e.g. LG Gx/v10, HTC A9, etc.) - Hi-Res support for Sony Z3, Meizu 5 Pro, Lenovo Vibe X3 - Look and Feel / Status Bar/Notification / Notification Colors option to override non-standard ROM notification colors - mp3 vbr seeking improvements - 2 Hi-Res API variants (Sony Hi Res and Snapdragon 24-bit offload) for Sony Z5/P - option to always process/send album art (useful for smartwatches) - bt pause/resume polishing - scrobbling fixes, removed obsolete ScrobbleDroid support - album art downloading update - language selection fix - better current output device detection (wired headset vs bt) - other few small fixes
  2. I store all my music files on my Windows Desktop PC and that is the primary source of my files. From there I transfer them to my Samsung Galaxy S4 phone and use Poweramp to play them. I'd like to begin by asking if anyone can explain what is meant by Poweramp's use of the term "Player Screen/Notification"? When I start Poweramp, it dispays a menu with the standard "Start/Pause, Fast Forward and Rewind" buttons. I would assume this screen is the "Player Screen". But what is meant by "Notification"? Is it the same screen or is there some separate screen? I don't understand from where Poweramp gets the file names it displays when I show the Queue or any other list of songs. I would think the logical source of those names would be the names of the files as they are listed in Windows Explorer - in other words, just the names of the files as Windows knows them. I think Poweramp refers to each of those names as "Track Filename". To try and explain further, these names usually end with the file extension ".mp3". There is one option in the Settings menu. If you click on ... Settings -> Look & Feel -> Player UI, there is an option titled, "Filename as Title - Use track filename instead of tag in Player Screen/Notification". I understand a little bit about MP3 Tags. I use them when playing music with Winamp on my Desktop PC. I can set the MP3 tags with Winamp. But, when I need to set those tags for multiple files, Winamp is just too slow. It only does one file at a time. However, I have found an excellent utility called, "MP3tag". If anyone wants to try it, Google "download mp3tag freeware". When I tried that, I found the following site: www.mp3tag.de/en/download.html But the strangest thing happens. When I check that option, Poweramp works just fine. It displays the song names by using the file names. But when I clear that option, Poweramp displays names that are similar to the file names. But are a little different. They still have the ".mp3" extension. But there are some extra numbers in the middle of the names ... like "0904" and I have no idea what that means. I checked and confirmed there is only one name for that particular song on my hard drive. So, from where does Poweramp get the name it is displaying when I clear that option? It's not getting them from my original file names. This has been a mystery to me since I first started using Poweramp. I thought that I would have figured it out by now. But it's still a mystery. I would have guessed there would be an existing thread here that discusses this question. But I can't seem to figure out how to search thru existing threads in this forum. Also, I can't seem to display all threads into which I have posted. Can anyone please tell me how to do this? I'd really like to know from where Poweramp is getting the names of songs that it displays. I understand there are some data bases which Poweramp can access and they have all kinds of info for each song - including Album Art, for example. I guess another way of asking this question would be, "When Poweramp displays the name of a song, what is the default source for that name? Also, from where does Poweramp get the name if you turn off the option that says to use the File Name? What other source is there? As far as that option goes, I'm not sure I understand what is meant by "Player Screen/Notification". Can anyone explain that to me? Sorry this post is so long and I thank you for your patience. P.S. I just found out how to get a list of my posts and threads. I just click on my name at the right of the main forum screen. Just wanted to save you some time cuz you dont need to answer that anymore.