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Music streaming from Onedrive/cloud services


LaRusso
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Since android phone makers are seemingly intent on getting rid of the sd card slot, I've moved all 700gb of my music to Onedrive for my next phone upgrade. I can play it through Onedrive with an app called CloudPlayer, but honestly the quality is poor. Will Poweramp be implementing this as a feature soon? There really is no other music player that sounds as good. 

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@LaRusso some plans are there, but it seems there will be a lot of limitations if it's just added to Poweramp:

- you can't really mass scan tags for your tracks on remote cloud as for large collections it may take hours and lot of traffic
- it will be only accessible via Folders/Folders Hierarchy category, won't be available in tag based Library categories, such as Albums/Genres/etc.
- it won't show title/album/artist in lists properly, only filenames
- it can be sorted only by file name
- shuffle won't work the way it works for other categories (as we don't have list of all tracks in cloud, only in the current folder)
- many other issues and inconveniences looking like bugs

The blocker here is that all these limitations make experience really mediocre and I guess may cause more issues and questions from users, which will not be able to understand difference between limited cloud sources and full featured local sources.

I guess a completely new cloud player app based on Poweramp will be better here. Thanks for the request!

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1 hour ago, maxmp said:

@LaRusso some plans are there, but it seems there will be a lot of limitations if it's just added to Poweramp:

- you can't really mass scan tags for your tracks on remote cloud as for large collections it may take hours and lot of traffic
- it will be only accessible via Folders/Folders Hierarchy category, won't be available in tag based Library categories, such as Albums/Genres/etc.
- it won't show title/album/artist in lists properly, only filenames
- it can be sorted only by file name
- shuffle won't work the way it works for other categories (as we don't have list of all tracks in cloud, only in the current folder)
- many other issues and inconveniences looking like bugs

The blocker here is that all these limitations make experience really mediocre and I guess may cause more issues and questions from users, which will not be able to understand difference between limited cloud sources and full featured local sources.

I guess a completely new cloud player app based on Poweramp will be better here. Thanks for the request!

Thanks for the reply Max, it does seem like a big task now you've put it that way but yeah something to look forward to in the future from Poweramp. 

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