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Media Player Does Not Show Song Info

Postby therad » Fri Mar 02, 2007 4:20 pm

I'm wondering if it is something I am doing wrong or if it is a limitation in subsonic. When I start the stream the only information I get in Windows Media Player 10 is the first song. So for the entire stream it will display the song information of the first song in the playlist. Am I missing a setting in subsonic or is this a Media Player limitation?

I couldn't find anyone else mentioning this problem in the forums so I'm wondering if this is a problem with my setup or media player.

Thanks in advance.
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Postby matthew » Fri Mar 02, 2007 10:54 pm

I have the same problem.
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Postby sindre_mehus » Sat Mar 03, 2007 12:16 pm

It's a limitation in Windows Media Player. It does not support "SHOUTcast Meta Title Streaming" which is used by Subsonic. Most other players (including Winamp, iTunes and XMMS) support this.

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Postby kdid » Mon Mar 05, 2007 11:51 am

Also VLC Media player supports it.
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Postby therad » Mon Mar 05, 2007 8:52 pm

I thought that was probably the problem, thanks for the replies! Thinking maybe I should start using VLC.
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