andrewilley Posted January 30, 2021 Share Posted January 30, 2021 There are fairly regular questions in the forums and on Facebook about backing up Poweramp setups for safety, moving to a new phone, or when resetting/reinstalling on the current device. Also for handling playlists, EQ settings, etc. At the moment, the processes which have built up over time have become is a bit awkward and fragmented across multiple locations: Export Settings, Export Poweramp Playlists, save ratings/playcounts and restore them via a third-party app (or partially via an all-songs playlist), backup/restore artwork by copying the contents of folders in the _com.maxmpz.audioplayer system folder, etc. It would be a lot easier for all of this to be made available via one command which could handle everything using a single archive zip file as a container, with a simple tickable list to choose which items to include in the process. Settings > Backup could offer various tickbox choices (with a few calculated warnings about potential size issues for certain options) and allow the user to specify a location and filename for the zip file, or use a system default name based on date/time. Poweramp App Settings Skin Adjustment Settings Equalizer Adjustments Library List Options Bookmarks / Per-Track Memory Song Ratings Song Play Counts Dates Songs Added Poweramp Internal Playlists (approx xxx Mb) External (file-based) Playlists (approx xxx Mb) Downloaded Album Covers (approx xxx Mb) Downloaded Artist Images (approx xxx Mb) Settings > Restore would be used to bring saved data back in again, with a similar selection list of items that are only be clickable if they exist in the user's chosen zip file. If elements such as EQ/ratings/play counts were saved in a human-readable text/xml/json format files (still stored within an overall zip file for convenience) that might help with compatibility with other third-party apps too. Andre Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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