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  1. TL;DR First of all, although my account is created almost a year ago, I'm very new to using the app , and I must say no other app excels at functional gapless playing and minute calibrations of audio. However, there's an issue I'm having: queues and "now playing". The app's behavior regarding this is very different from all other music players I've encountered, including Windows and Android. From here on out, let's refer to folders, albums, artist, playlist, etc as song groups. Please consider the following scenarios: Scenario 1: Queue is empty Action: play any 1 song/tap play button in a song group Expected result: queue is populated with the song group, and the now playing song is the one selected from the action. Actual result: the now playing song is the selected, but the queue remains empty?! Scenario 2: Queue not empty Action: play any 1 song/tap play button in a song group Expected result: replace (meaning clear, then add) queue with the song group, and the now playing song is the one selected from the action. Actual result: the now playing song is the selected, but the queue remains (e.g. previously playing 2/10, now 0/10)?! Scenario 3: Clearing queue (of course queue is not empty) Precondition: -When queue is empty, play a song/tap play button in a song group. Let's call this group 1. -Then "start a queue" by tapping "Queue" in a song group. Queue is now being played. Action: Go to library → Queue → Clear queue Expected result: Queue is cleared, there is no song in "now playing" Actual result: Queue is cleared, but group 1 resumes playing?! For me, this is a bug in a music player, especially if there isn't any setting you can tweak that can fix the said issues. Example of said players: (just installed most of these just now) 1. Windows Media Player 2. Groove Music 3. Winamp 4. Google Play Music 5. Spotify (I didn't find any "clear queue/now playing" action though) 6. Samsung Music Player 7. Shuttle+ 8. BlackPlayer EX 9. Retro Music Player 10. Musixmatch Please do tell if I need to provide anymore names of other music players (as I'm sure there is a lot, if not all) aside from the mentioned list, if these 10 players are not enough. I'm just curious why is this the design? That is, this behavior is very different from every other music player. I hope you can help me out on my issues with the app and what setting should fix this bugs. Thank you. Summary: 1. Queue should not be different from "now playing". 2. Playing a song/group should replace the queue, unless deliberately adding to queue which will then append it. 3. When clearing queue, there should of course be no more songs playing, hence the word clear. App version: v3-build-830-play
  2. I see, "On queue end" is really helpful in one of my issues. This has been very informative thank you very much. I guess we just have to put up with this unique PA behavior. Thank you all for your input.
  3. Is there a setting to change this behavior? I only need 2 of what the app does different from all other players: 1. Auto populate/replace the queue with the song/group that was selected, which is again the default of all other players. 2. Whenever the queue is cleared, stop playing songs - ANY songs, that's why it's called clear It's good that Poweramp let's you pause regular playback or whatever (I think there should be only 1 playback, it's so confusing), but I think it's not good to be imposed on a behavior that you don't like. At least a setting of these 2 above would be great, when you will consider the words all other players. So that users will at least have an option, instead of something like this that has been changed from the default, meaning again, the behavior of all other players.
  4. ObjectiveExpression

    Multiple level sorting

    Current version: can only sort 1 level Idea is to have multiple sorting in artists pages. Example: (Per artists), 1st sort: year, 2nd sort: album, 3rd sort: track number Not all audio files are named in the ff. format: [track #] [artist] [title] (unless there is recommendation/suggestion to batch format a very large collection of files) Current idea is to be applied in artists (list options) and playlists (re-sort) pages. App version: v3-build-824-play
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