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Yes! It's Winamp for Android :) See Winamp for Android for QRCode


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You should be able to create a file called ".nomedia" (without quotes) in the folder you don't want scanned. It is supposed to tell the media scanner not to look in there.


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The (Samsung modified) default Music Player app on the Galaxy S puts the player controls in the Notification Shade (the pull-down part of the Notification bar) while the Music Player is playing in the background. This lets you Play, Pause, Next Track, Previous Track while you're in another app. Doesn't the default Android player do this? Screenshot of the ...


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A last resort is always a factory reset, which should fix this problem. You could also have a look at the logcat output, maybe this will give you a hint about the cause of the problem.


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OK, I'll answer my own question on this one because I just came across MortPlayer. It does EXACTLY what I want: it will load M3U files or just play all files in a directory.


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try twonky https://market.android.com/details?id=com.pv.twonkyremote


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UPnPlay is an Alpha release and apparently still a bit glitchy, but still some positive reviews.


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Rockbox has a very early port to Android that allows speeding up an MP3 once the Timestrech option is enabled. The port is very functional, but the UI and integration with Android still leave much to be desired. Jon Corbet of LWN did a good summary article a few weeks ago. The most important piece of advice before using it: Imagine that your screen is ...


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Root only solution: You can use an app called ButtonRemapper to remap any of your buttons to a number of functions. I used this to remap my camera button to be a Play/Pause button (but when I was in the camera app it still took pictures). Unfortunately you have to have a rooted device to use this.


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Most custom ROMs include this functionality as part of the Power Widget. For stock firmware you have to resort to 3rd-party apps such as ScanMedia or SDRescan, for example.


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I like MoboPlayer It seems the fastest on my Xoom, and plays back nearly anything I throw at it flawlessly.


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Remount SD card or even restart will also work or just browse using any file manager type of apps and play using Music app...


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VLC media player beta for android was just released today. You can take a look at it. I am not sure if it works fine on Ace though


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This is a feature of CyanogenMod. Pressing and briefly holding one of the volume buttons when the screen is off will cause the music player to skip forward (volume up) or backward (volume down). The intention is that this allows you to skip tracks and whatnot without having to unlock the device. If you find it annoying then you can disable it completely in ...


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iSync does this. They also have a wireless sync. lifehacker article Unfortunately (for me at least) it uses iTunes and I hate iTunes, but it does work. I think I hated iTunes so much I bought an Android to avoid it, but now have to use it anyway because of the smart playlists. It is the only thing I've found that keeps smart playlists, playcounts, and ...


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You can use the Autostarts app (requires root) to modify which apps can listen in to particular events. In your case, you'd remove the media player apps from listening to the event(s) triggered by plugging in the audio cable.


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I don't know of a player offering such functionality, but a workaround may be to use something like WidgetLocker to put the music player widget controls (almost all players have a widget nowadays) on your lockscreen. Then, switching off and on your device's screen should present you with the widget. Alternatively you could just press the home button to get ...


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I have finally had a chance to look at the logcat while the problem was occuring. The error message reads: Completed command PLAYER_PREPARE status=-17 According to this forum "it’s caused by having too many MediaPlayer objects active at once." Unfortunately I have not yet found a fix. The only known workaround seems to be rebooting. I am still not sure, ...


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I have the same problem here, using Galaxy S with Android 2.3.3. Looking at the log, we can see the PID (proccess ID) used by PlayerDriver. V/PlayerDriver( 84): Completed command PLAYER_PREPARE status=-17 So, I've killed the PlayerDriver process and it has fixed. In order to do that, you need to root your device and connect with adb as root. ...


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I use QQPlayer Mobile QQ player ... supports all the popular formats of videos on the market, including AVI, FLV, MP4, 3GP, MKV, MOV and etc. In addition, QQ Player also supports SRT, SMI plug-in subtitle and MKV embedded subtitle, as well as multiple audio tracks switching.


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VLC for Android is now available as beta.


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.nomedia is on or off, no way to exclude just certain file types. You might want to try including the album art in the music files (it'll still show up in the music player) and then copying them over, rather than adding the art to the folder on your phone.


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HD Player and Real Player sound promising to play mkv videos smoothly. But, if video quality is overloading your hardware capabilities, no software can help playing that HD video smoothly. However, you can do one thing: Install Hot Reboot from Play Store and run it once before video playback. It'd reduce load on system. If you're unable to play that video ...


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Android supports ogg. You create a folder on your sdcard called Music and Android will recognize it. Here's a list of supported media formats.


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As Webs said, there are any number of decent Android audio players out there. The one I use is MixZing -- however, streaming support is not yet supported, and still listed as "And even better to come..."


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A similar question exists on stackoverflow http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3682430/android-developing-plugins-for-media-sharing (For which I gave the info I was aware of)



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