Short: AmiNetRadio, a multiformat audio player for Amiga.
Author: Matthias Böcker (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Uploader: Torsten Ketelsen (email@example.com)
Requires: OS3.0+ (or MorphOS), 68020 CPU or higher, AHI v4+, render.library v30+, guigfx.library v19+, mpega.library v2+, MUI3.8, NList.mcc, busy.mcc, hotkeystring.mcc
For years, we felt there was a huge need for ANR. The Amiga already had
some players that could play Shoutcast streams, but they had the tendency
to either hang and crash a lot or were really bad at playing faster streams,
and you still had to surf the website for URLs, so we made our own player.
- Load and playing of shoutcast streams with no locking, hanging or crashing!
- An attractive, powerful and fully skinnable GUI with lots of nice effects!
- Powerful and flexible shoutcast search tool. No need to waste time browsing!
- Optional streaming to disk - save those favourite streams for later!
- Attractive external and in-built scopes!
- The ability to use AMPlifier and AmigaAMP scopes!
- OpenURL support - visit the shoutcast stream's radio website in a click!
- Paste URLs as IP addresses or DNS names!
- Plays mp3 files from disk as well as internet streams (including .m3u and .pls)!
- Fast and efficient - no 2MB exes or waiting ages for it to load!
- Now plays (and streams!) OGG Vorbis, that Linux mp3 wannabe! ;-)
- Plays digital CDDA from CD through AHI!
- Also plays protracker, AHX, Impulsetracker, soundmon and future composer modules!
- New modular GUI format, can use classic ANR, ANR NG, MUI and WinAMP skins!
- Uses xpk to unpack xpk packed files on the fly!
- Modular player API allows ANR to play almost any music file conceivable - just add a player!
- Now supports saver libraries to save streams in a variety of formats!
Your machine must have, at very least:
- A working install of MUI 3.8 or higher
- NList.mcc, busy.mcc, hotkeystring.mcc MUI classes
- render.library v30+, guigfx.library v19+, mpega.library v2+
- OS3.0 or higher (or MorphOS)
- AHI v4 or higher
- MorphOS and Pegasos
- An internet connection (you can only play disk-based files without one)
- PPC CPU
- 128kbps connection or better
- 8MB of free FAST RAM
- GFX Card with CGX 5
- MUI 3.9 or MUI 4
- xpkmaster.library v5.2 and sublibs
- xadmaster.library v10 and slaves
What's new in this release?
Like in the previous release of AmiNetRadio (V3), testing was mainly
carried out on MorphOS, so we cannot fully guarantee flawless operation of
AmiNetRadio under any other AmigaOS-like operating system.
Many bugs have been squished. Among them were problems with audio playback
using one of the 4 AHI audio units. Thanks must go to Harry Sintonen, who
figured out all the dirty details.
Thanks must also go to Mahendra Tallur and Christian Rosentreter for
figuring out a couple of problems and bugs in the player and plugin API's.
With their help it was possible to make AmiNetRadio even more stable.
Emphasis was put once again on the playlist editor, which is now more
powerful and offers more features compared to previous releases. It is for
example possible to syncronise your playlists with the media present on the
harddisk, so that the playlist contents always reflects the contents of the
directories it is assembled from. In addition AmiNetRadio now creates
playlists on the fly for the 100 most played songs and for all the songs
that were played in the last 7 days.
Ilkka Lehtoranta once again cared for AHX, CDDA, Soundmon and
FutureComposer players and fixed many bugs and added a couple of features.
CDDA player, for example, now supports FreeDB to make listening to Audio
CD's an even more enjoyable experience.
Thanks to Christian Rosentreter's efforts, AmiNetRadio now comes with
players for Wave, AIFF and Sun Audio preinstalled.
One new GUI has been written to please all those people who like to have
everything in one window. It is a homage to the TuneNet GUI and its name
is GharArg GUI. Controversally discussed was the question what this GUI
should support in order to please as many people as possible. To make life
easier for people used to TuneNet we originally wanted to create a 1:1 copy
of its GUI but it was decided that the TuneNet GUI was too limiting and
approximately 80% of AmiNetRadio's unique features would have remained
Internal and external scopes got one addition each: Aphilia is the name of
the visual plugin. Aphilia is using Overlay when possible and is looking
ugly when no audio is played but besides that it pleases the eye with
colourful and chaotic effects. The new internal Scope for ANRNG, Classic,
WinAMP and MUIGUI displays the VU levels of the audio data in a scrolling
Thanks to Mark Olsen the Arexx command set has been updated with a couple
of new commands to reflect the new possibilties of this new AmiNetRadio
Kenny Richardson continued to maintain the documentation and updated and
partly rewrote it to be in sync with this all new AmiNetRadio release.
One last thank you has to go to Leif Salomonsson and his efforts with ECX.
With the help of ECX it was possible make AmiNetRadio a couple of degrees
more MorphOS native and to make it an even more exciting experience.
Last but not least we wish you many happy hours and unforgettable joy by
using this exciting and new AmiNetRadio installment.
ANR is FREEWARE. There's no adware, spyware, shareware demands or
anything like that. Do what you want with it, but don't try to take credit
for it. Making a profit from this product is strictly prohibited!
Using demonstration of ANR to advertise commercial operating systems
without explicit permission from the author is strictly prohibited. Any
attempt to do this will result in future versions of ANR being actively
prevented from running on the said operating systems.
Use is at the user's own risk. The author, developers, and all concerned
cannot and will not take responsibility for any damage done to your
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