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Try the latest build from the MC18 board.

Video for Mac is a goal long term, but probably not this year and not this version.

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OK any improvement yet still doesn't work, maybe I should delete it and reinstall it, hope I didn't waist $25

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There should be a new build posted here in the next hour:
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?board=31.0

Please report any problems on that board.

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Originally Posted by jriver View Post There should be a new build posted here in the next hour:
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?board=31.0  Please report any problems on that board.

Meaning a new version!

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Yes. It's there now.

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Does it still looks like windows? When will it look like a native Mac app?
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jriver - glad to see you're working on the Mac version!
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Did not mean to be smart A... Just wondering when the program will be more like Mac software
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It will be more mac like, but stability and full feature set will come first. We just got a few DAC's going this week, for instance.

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It will be more mac like, but stability and full feature set will come first. We just got a few DAC's going this week, for instance.

Sounds good so are we looking at three months, six, a year?
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There is a new build here:
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=79174.0

It's more stable and most of our Media Network feature set is working now. This means that JRemote (for iOS) and Gizmo (Android) work as remotes. DLNA is mostly working. So is Library Server.

No changes in appearance yet.

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There is a new build here:
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=79174.0

It's more stable and most of our Media Network feature set is working now. This means that JRemote (for iOS) and Gizmo (Android) work as remotes. DLNA is mostly working. So is Library Server.

No changes in appearance yet.

Thank you, I will wait patiently until it is more stable and looks more like a Mac program, patience is a virtue smile.gif

I still bought the early bird version smile.gif
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Thank you.

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You are welcome, any idea when that will happen?

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Consider a way to make it run within XBMC or PLEX.
Neither have very good music listings though usable.
Let XBMC and PLEX handle the video for now.

Is there a Linux version of JRiver?
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There is no Linux version at this time.

EDIT -- There is now:
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=83702.0

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Thanks for the feedback. We intend to add video in the future.
Apologies for the bump...
I was wondering how the video support
For the Mac OS system is coming along?

Thanks!
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It's coming. Not there yet. Watch the Mac20 forum at JRiver for any announcements.

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Apologies for the bump...
I was wondering how the video support
For the Mac OS system is coming along?

Thanks!
Likely they have to re-architect and abstract away operating system dependant video API's meaning the their video code has to walk away from being DirectX based to function on OS-X. Altenatively they could maybe use Wine code and still use DirectX but not sure how well that is gonna work in the long run and would be a bastardized approach.
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Sadly-there is perhaps more work being done on Linux port than Mac version.
As usual, Mac programs are the forgotten stepchild and normally lag behind the Windows version, to slowly wither away in dis-repair and fade into the black hole of old un-supported software.....hope this is not the fate of JRiver on OSX!

I would much appreciate video support.
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Likely they have to re-architect and abstract away operating system dependant video API's meaning the their video code has to walk away from being DirectX based to function on OS-X. Altenatively they could maybe use Wine code and still use DirectX but not sure how well that is gonna work in the long run and would be a bastardized approach.
That's been done. We have it running on Linux now.

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It's coming. Not there yet. Watch the Mac20 forum at JRiver for any announcements.
Thanks for the reply...I glanced thru the forum
But didn't see anything regarding the video.
Figured I bug you directly. Will keep an eye
Out for it.

Good Luck!
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That's been done. We have it running on Linux now.
Great news. Any chance of cablecard copy freely support on osx/linux? That would be awesome.
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Just visited jriver.com and it looks like they've
Got the video going for MC20!!!

A few bugs being worked out, but they
Seem to be on it!

I will be downloading this weekend on my
Mac-mini!
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Just visited jriver.com and it looks like they've
Got the video going for MC20!!!

A few bugs being worked out, but they
Seem to be on it!

I will be downloading this weekend on my
Mac-mini!
I installed the trial version of MC20 yesterday and noticed that when trying convert more than 1 file from flac to DSD, the system crashes. i can do 1 at a time but that is tedious. I'm using a macbook pro. any reason why this happens?
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I installed the trial version of MC20 yesterday and noticed that when trying convert more than 1 file from flac to DSD, the system crashes. i can do 1 at a time but that is tedious. I'm using a macbook pro. any reason why this happens?
Probably better to post on the jriver forum.

http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?board=39.0
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Does JRiver for Mac play blu ray iso / folder structure rips with HD audio? Or will it at some point in the hopefully near future?
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Subscribing to this thread. Seems MAC development is slow but if the software gets to a point where it is stable and has a good user interface, I might be a customer. In the meantime I will continue using Kodi (formerly XBMC).
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I came from PC to Mac and was disappointed with JRiver. On Windows this media player has everything you will ever need for playing all kinds of multimedia files. It's very fast and works without issues. Organizes and analyzes all your audio, video and even images. As everyone already noticed, development of Windows version is very fast and is constantly being updated with bug fixes and new features.

The Mac version is another story. On my 2014 Mac mini JRiver was incredibly slow, interface didn't work as expected, there were major video issues with files that worked flawlessly on my previous Windows computer and many little things that bothered me, such as lack of certain keyboard shortcuts. But what really prevented me from throwing another spicy amount of $ to JRiver, Inc. bank account was audio playback. Some files didn't play, others had to be downsampled for some weird reason, and some frequently crashed the entire application. God forbid you play some multichannel content on a Mac. It was a complete disaster, as if it wasn't being made by the same people. Complete contrast from what I learned to love on my PC and honestly, the only thing I really miss from PC on my Mac.

For now, iTunes will suffice, but until they start some serious development for Mac version of JRiver they are certainly not getting my money, and they shouldn't be getting yours either. Try the trial version and see if it works for you. You've been warned.
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I came from PC to Mac and was disappointed with JRiver. On Windows this media player has everything you will ever need for playing all kinds of multimedia files. It's very fast and works without issues. Organizes and analyzes all your audio, video and even images. As everyone already noticed, development of Windows version is very fast and is constantly being updated with bug fixes and new features.

The Mac version is another story. On my 2014 Mac mini JRiver was incredibly slow, interface didn't work as expected, there were major video issues with files that worked flawlessly on my previous Windows computer and many little things that bothered me, such as lack of certain keyboard shortcuts. But what really prevented me from throwing another spicy amount of $ to JRiver, Inc. bank account was audio playback. Some files didn't play, others had to be downsampled for some weird reason, and some frequently crashed the entire application. God forbid you play some multichannel content on a Mac. It was a complete disaster, as if it wasn't being made by the same people. Complete contrast from what I learned to love on my PC and honestly, the only thing I really miss from PC on my Mac.

For now, iTunes will suffice, but until they start some serious development for Mac version of JRiver they are certainly not getting my money, and they shouldn't be getting yours either. Try the trial version and see if it works for you. You've been warned.
This is very likely a result of heavy Win32 dependence in their code base and having to port over subsystems/API's to OSX, including DirectShow/X. The GUI is veeeery slow on OSX, almost un-useable IMO. I have a master license so will keep an eye on the Mac version since apps on OSX are sparse and typically dumbed down to the typical Mac user level, so something like JRiver coming over to OSX is a good thing.
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