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  1. Great article Josh ... Looking forward to the next one!
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    AudiophileOptimizer BETA Thread

    Thanks for the reply Phil. As you are aware, I have limited computer audio skills and knowledge and found that getting JPLAY Femto to work was a real challenge for me. Marcin at JPLAY helped me out a lot to get me up and running. Installing WS in Core is something that I am yet to take on. I think that for the time being, I still stay with what I have. The sound with JPLAY Femto is really good and offers a very significant improvement over JPLAY 6.2
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    AudiophileOptimizer BETA Thread

    Hi Phil I am running a dual PC setup with JPLAY Femto/BubbleUPnP on my Control PC and JPLAY Femto (Femtoserver disabled) on my Audio PC. I have AO on both machines, Fidelizer Pro on both machines and Process Lasso on the Audio PC only. I run my Control PC with Fidelizer Pro as the shell rather than GUI. The only other software on my Audio PC is the driver for my M2Tech HiFace Evo. I have the full WS2016 GUI on my Audio PC. Can I run my Audio PC with a different shell and if so, which one should I chose? Would this offer a worthwhile improvement in sound quality? Thanks
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    JPLAY FEMTO is fantastic

    Agreed! I can now select multiple external USB drives. Thanks
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    JPLAY FEMTO is fantastic

    Credit where credit is due. I have to put my hand up and report that I was critical of JPLAYfemto on launch day. While several users have experienced challenges to get this new software to work, it is much to Marcin's credit that he very quickly establish a dedicated issues/bugs thread on the JPLAY Forum and is working extremely hard to ensure that any issues/bugs posted by users receive a very prompt response. Well done Marcin. It is greatly appreciated.
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    JPLAY FEMTO is fantastic

    Sorry Joel. I have to respond to this. Joel appears to be one of the JPLAY Femto users who has managed to get this to work. Go look at the JPLAY Forum. He appears to be in the minority. I can't get it to work in dual PC configuration, I can't assign the drives that contain my music files, I've had problems getting a control point to work with it and when I did I couldn't see any covert art. If people want to try it, then please be my guest but I would advise that you don't buy it until you are sure that it will work in your setup. Sorry to have to post this. It may be the case that I have wasted 49 Euros today. I have asked JPLAY for a refund. I will post if I get it
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    AudiophileOptimizer BETA Thread

    Thanks for the reply Phil. I'll look forward to a public beta of a WS2019 compatible version of AO. Wouldn't want to run my dual PC setup without AO. Great piece of software!
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    AudiophileOptimizer BETA Thread

    Hi Phil. I see that Windows Server 2019 is released and I have read reports that it sounds really good. I have also read that JPLAY 6.2, Minimserver and BubbleUPnP server also work well. I've read that AO does not work on WS2019. Can you please share your experience to date of WS2019 and let us know when a compatible beta might be released?
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    Country & Western

    Some great country and western song titles: 1 - Drop Kick Me, Jesus, Through The Goalposts Of Life 2 - Get Your Biscuits In The Oven And Your Buns In The Bed 3 - Get Your Tongue Outta My Mouth 'Cause I'm Kissing You Goodbye 4 - Her Teeth Were Stained, But Her Heart Was Pure 5 - How Can I Miss You If You Won't Go Away? 6 - How Can You Believe Me When I Say I Love You When You Know I've Been A Liar All My Life? 7 - I Been Roped And Thrown By Jesus In The Holy Ghost Corral 8 - I Changed Her Oil, She Changed My Life 9 - I Don't Know Whether To Kill Myself Or Go Bowling 10 - I Fell In A Pile Of You And Got Love All Over Me 11 - I Flushed You From The Toilets Of My Heart. 12 - I Keep Forgettin' I Forgot About You 13 - I Wanna Whip Your Cow 14 - I Would Have Writ You A Letter, But I Couldn't Spell Yuck! 15 - I Wouldn't Take Her To A Dawg Fight, Cause I'm Afraid She'd Win 16 - I'd Rather Have A Bottle In Front Of Me Than A Frontal Lobotomy 17 - I'm Just A Bug On The Windshield Of Life 18 - I'm The Only Hell Mama Ever Raised 19 - I've Been Flushed From The Bathroom Of Your Heart 20 - I've Got The Hungries For Your Love And I'm Waiting In Your Welfare Line 21 - If I Can't Be Number One In Your Life, Then Number Two On You 22 - If Love Were Oil, I'd Be A Quart Low 23 - If My Nose Were Full Of Nickels, I'd Blow It All On You 24 - If You Don't Leave Me Alone, I'll Go And Find Someone Else Who Will 25 - If You Leave Me, Can I Come Too? 26 - Mama Get The Hammer (There's A Fly On Papa's Head) 27 - My Every Day Silver Is Plastic 28 - My Head Hurts, My Feet Stink, And I Don't Love Jesus 29 - My John Deere Was Breaking Your Field, While Your Dear John Was Breaking My Heart 30 - My Wife Ran Off With My Best Friend, And I Sure Do Miss Him 31 - Oh, I've Got Hair Oil On My Ears And My Glasses Are Slipping Down, But Baby I Can See Through You 32 - Pardon Me, I've Got Someone To Kill 33 - She Got The Gold Mine And I Got The Shaft 34 - She Got The Ring And I Got The Finger 35 - She Made Toothpicks Out Of The Timber Of My Heart 36 - She's Got Freckles On Her, But She's Pretty 37 - Thank God And Greyhound She's Gone 38 - They May Put Me In Prison, But They Can't Stop My Face From Breakin' Out 39 - Velcro Arms, Teflon Heart 40 - When You Leave Walk Out Backwards, So I'll Think You're Walking In 41 - You Can't Have Your Kate And Edith Too 42 - You Can't Roller Skate In A Buffalo Herd 43 - You Done Tore Out My Heart And Stomped That Sucker Flat 44 - You Were Only A Splinter As I Slid Down The Bannister Of Life 45 - You're The Reason Our Baby's So Ugly 46 - I Married Her Just Because She Looks Like You 47 - My Tears Have Washed "I Love You" Off The Blackboard Of My Heart 48 - Don't Cry On My Shoulders 'Cause You're Rustin' My Spurs 49 - I Can't Love Your Body If Your Heart's Not In It 50 - I Wish I Were In Dixie Tonight, But She's Out Of Town 51 - I'll Get Over You As Soon As You Get Out From Under Him 52 - I'm Gonna Hire A Wino To Decorate Our Home 53 - I'm So Miserable Without You It's Like Having You Here 54 - If She Puts Lipstick On My Dipstick I'll Fall In Love 55 - It Takes Me All Night Long To Do What I Used To Do All Night Long 56 - Learning To Live Again Is Killing Me 57 - Please Bypass This Heart 58 - She's Out Doing What I'm Here Doing Without 59 - Do You Love As Good As You Look? 60 - I Keep Forgettin' I Forgot About You 61 - I'm The Only Hell Mama Ever Raised 62 - If You Don't Believe I Love You Just Ask My Wife 63 - Timber, I'm Falling in Love 64 - You're the First Time I Thought About Leaving 65 - Love Will Beat Your Brains Out 66 - Guess My Eyes Were Bigger Than My Heart 67 - It Ain't Love but It Ain't Bad 68 - The Pint of No Return 69 - This Time I'm Gonna Beat You to the Truck 70 - Hell Stays Open All Night 71 - I'd Be Better Off in a Pine Box 72 - I've Got You on My Conscience But At Least You're Off My Back 73 - Bridge Washed Out, I Can't Swim and My Baby's on the Other Side 74 - The Worst You Ever Gave Me Was the Best I Ever Had 75 - She Even Woke Me Up to Say Goodbye 76 - We Used to Just Kiss on the Lips But Now It's All Over 77 - If You Keep Checking Up on Me (I'm Checking Out on You) 78 - It Don't Hurt Half as Bad as Holding You Feels Good 79 - If Fingerprints Showed Up On Skin, Wonder Whose I'd Find On You 80 - She Feels Like A New Man Tonight 81 - The Last Word In Lonesome Is "me" 82 - When We Get Back To the Farm (That's When We Really Go To Town 83 - You Stuck My Heart In a Old Tin Can and Shot It Off a Log 84 - He's Been Drunk Since His Wife's Gone Punk 85 - I Bought the Boots That Just Walked Out On Me 86 - Ever Since I Said "I Do," There's a Lot of Things You Don't 87 - The Next Time You Throw That Fryin' Pan, My Face Ain't Gonna Be There 88 - I Don't Know Whether to Come Home or Go Crazy 89 - If You Can't Feel It (It Ain't There) 90 - Her Body Couldn't Keep You Off My Mind 91 - I Got In At 2 With A 10 And Woke Up At 10 With A 2 92 - I Hate Every Bone In Your Body Except Mine 93 - I Just Bought A Car From The Guy That Stole My Girl, But The Car Don't Run So I Figure We Got An Even Deal 94 - I Knew I'd Hit Rock Bottom When I Woke Up On Top Of You 95 - I Liked You Better Before I Knew You So Well 96 - I Meant Every Word That He Said 97 - I'm Not Married But The Wife Is 98 - If Whiskey Were A Woman I'd Be Married For Sure 99 - Out Of My Head And Back In My Bed 100 - Swing Wide Your Gate Of Love
  10. It is always a privilege to listen to Argerich play 'Gaspard'. Gone perhaps, is the sheer power of her earlier recordings of the work although she remains a peerless interpreter of this work. Unlike you tdimler, I really enjoyed the remainder of the programme. It introduced me to several new works with which I was not previously familiar. The 24/44 version has a DR of 14 and the recordings sounds really good. Pretty essential I would say ... but isn't anything that features the stellar musicianship of Martha Argerich?
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    what is better than Jriver

    It is hard to believe that there are still people who believe that all bit perfect players sound identical. They don't! There is always some variance in tonality. I was a JRMC user until they stopped me from using JPLAY with it. JMRC has a great interface and is user friendly although I believe that there are players that sound better. You might try Bug Head. It's a PITA to use and the interface is hradly designeds for user convenience but it sounds great. Congratulations Jim Hillegas at JRiver. You seem to have succeeded in convincing people that bit perfect players sound identical. I have nothing against JRMC and would probably still be using it if it would work with JPLAY. If it suits your needs and sounds good in your system then please enjoy using it.
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    All Along the Watchtower

    I'll stick to Dylan's original version on 'John Wesley Harding' and the cover by The Jimi Hendrix Experience on 'Electric Ladyland'. I've liked some albums by DMB and they are fine players but this is 'Dad Rock' at its worst.
  13. Although one would hope that the good folk of this community would not attempt to use a license key inadvertently published in a post and subsequent reply, it would probably be a good idea to invite the mods here to remove the detail contained in recent submissions by billg and TubeMan. If that licence key is now out in the open, I doubt that it will work for much longer.
  14. JazzDoc

    AudiophileOptimizer BETA Thread

    Thanks for the reply Franatic. I tried the procedure that you suggested on my Audio PC and once again, got nothing. I'm happy with KS though. It's not a problem.
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    AudiophileOptimizer BETA Thread

    Unfortunately I don't have a choice as try as I might, I can't get WASAPI to work. I have dual PC setup with JPLAY 6.2/AO 2.20b6/Fidelizer Pro 8 (Control PC and Audio PC)/M2Tech HiFace Evo/Minimserver/Linn Kinsky. I have played around with settings but cannot find one that will get the green light indicating that a stream is being received by the HiFace Evo. I selected WASAPI optimization in AO on both machines.I run Classic engine in JPLAY and have tried with Hibernate on and off. Please forgive my ignorance but do I need to install any others drivers or software to get WASAPI to work (This shouldn't be the case as Phil has assured me that it will work out of the box) and do I need to inject WASAPI (Whatever that might mean!) I am running WS2016 on both my Control PC and Audio PC in GUI mode. Do I need to run in Core to get WASPI to work? I will not attempt to install Core until Phil published the updated manual that includes setup instructions for Core. I find Phil's manual and the setup instructions contained therein to be a real positive strength of AO. As soon as that updated manual is published, I'll have a go with Core. My system runs fine in KS and sound really good. I only want to try WASAPI out of curiosity. If anyone has any ideas that will enable me to get it to run on my setup, I would be grateful.
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