- 01-06-2013, 06:32 AM #2
Also downloaded neutron yesterday and gave up with frustration at how difficult it is to use it. Most user unfriendly interface I've seen in a long time.
It says its for professionals and it is the best audio player out there, but if people struggle to use it they arent going to get many customers, or referrals.
Lots of us praised stereotube and word of mouth from what i can see on this forum has meant several people downloading it. With neutron i even looked for playlist in the faq's but it wasnt there.
- CrackBerry Genius
01-06-2013, 07:44 AM #3
- 2,255 Posts
To create playlists, first navigate to a tune you want to add, then press and hold on the tune and and then tap on "Enqueue". Repeat this process untill you've loaded all tunes you want on your playlist (you can also enqueue total albums or all songs by an artist). Then navigate back to the "Queue" tab, press and hold "Queue", and then "export". All the songs in the queue will be saved as a playlist.
- 01-06-2013, 07:53 AM #4
Just downloaded StereoTube (on sale). Thanks for "word of mouth" (I LUV CrackBerry). I also have Neutron Player and I found that the Playlist doesn't work. Neutron has had a lot of updates so hopefully this correction is coming soon in a update.
Last edited by spencerdl; 01-06-2013 at 01:41 PM.
Re: neutron player help
I liked the old stereotube, and recently it was updated, and just last night I tried ot out.... but nothing was working in the app... I dunno it may have been my internet connection cause it was running crappy, ill have to give it a go again today see if its functioning now.
does the "downloading the mp3 " part really work? if so, I'm so snaggin all my favs before they revoke that api lolI just had my first RIMISM today!!!!
- 01-06-2013, 01:39 PM #7
Does the downloading the mp3 bit work, yes it does,as does the video downloading. I use it to download loads of hd quality videos
The website that stereotube links to works on its own obviously but stereotube makes it really easy. Great app
- CrackBerry User
01-06-2013, 03:09 PM #8
- 10 Posts
I have the nuetron player and I really like it because of how it lets you customize the sound. Does anyone here know if it's possible to have the volume control always accessible on the screen with the play/pause control on it without having to push the volume up or down button on top of the PlayBook to bring the volume bar up?
- CrackBerry Abuser
01-07-2013, 09:10 AM #11
- 243 Posts
- They hurt when you get stuck!
It takes some poking around and playing with it, but you will get the hang of it. To ONLY thing tht irks me is tht when you change the Playbooks orientation from landscape to portariat (and V. V.), the sound "blips" for a millisecond.
Other than that, it's the best player avail at this time. IMO.
- 01-07-2013, 09:38 AM #12
I bought Neutron player a few days ago and as appears to be the norm with downloaded apps, you have to be psychic to figure it all out.
I finally realised that with all apps you need to go on Google and ask for user instructions. Even then you may be disappointed. But...if you persevere, you will find hiden away in the myriad features of Neutron MP links to 'net pages that help you understand how to use it.
Of course, app developers don't seem to understand that a big H E L P button on the home page would go a long way to minimising the number of frustrated and angry users, and the consequent BADWILL that results in thousands of LOST SALES.
Nevertheless, just prod, swipe and press, just like I did for hours on end, and sooner or later you will find that Neutron works very well and has lots of features. It even plays .flac files, which the PlayBook native player doesn't seem to do.
- CrackBerry Genius
01-07-2013, 09:42 AM #13
- 3,554 Posts
- excepting applications
neutron player help
I went to the site stereotube sends you to on my phone and what do you know. I paste a Youtube URL and it works.
Sent from my BlackBerry by Choice using TapatalkI waited...It launched...Im still waiting...
- 01-07-2013, 10:46 AM #14
Just flip the PB to portrait position and all the controls are there. If not, go to the Neutron player controls and unlock the landscape view.Treo 650 > Treo 680 (x2) > HTC Tilt (Smashy Smashy) » Treo 680 (x2) > BB 9800 + 9530 + 9550 + PB32g (smashy smashy) > PB64g > Viewpad 7 > HP Slate 500 » PB64 (>± W8?)
- 01-07-2013, 10:51 AM #16Treo 650 > Treo 680 (x2) > HTC Tilt (Smashy Smashy) » Treo 680 (x2) > BB 9800 + 9530 + 9550 + PB32g (smashy smashy) > PB64g > Viewpad 7 > HP Slate 500 » PB64 (>± W8?)
- 01-07-2013, 12:05 PM #17
- 01-07-2013, 01:40 PM #18
Here here ! And i didnt even see instructions on playlists there anyway
Anywayyyyyyy ive loaded up a few flac tracks to see what the quality is like, and it doesnt play them with stopping every few seconds throughout each song. Does it play flac for everyone else ?
- 01-07-2013, 05:20 PM #19
I have only just started using flac files, everything has been wav so far. Today I ripped my CD of the Waterboy's Too Close to Heaven to my PC's hard drive as flac files, using Winamp. I then copied the folder to my Playbook. It plays perfectly on Neutron MP and also on Pacemaker, but the Playbook's native player doesn't seem to recognise flac files.
- 02-04-2013, 11:23 AM #20
Something's wrong with their own website today as I get a database connection error. http://www.neutronmp.com/ (also the listing in BB World is missing http://appworld.blackberry.com/webst...28241/?lang=en ) Anyone know what's going on with Neutron?
- CrackBerry Master
02-04-2013, 11:38 AM #21
- 1,349 Posts
I upgraded to version 1.68 a few days ago and it is unusable. I want to go back to the version I had prior to this one but can't find a way to do it. I keep hoping a fix will come out since 1.68 really is impossible to use. I'm a (retired) audio engineer and had no major problem using the previous version.A new paradigm is coming. Can you feel the shifting zeitgeist?
- CrackBerry User
02-04-2013, 02:47 PM #22
- 18 Posts
Also did an update a few days ago to 1.68 and though it plays mp3s it does not display properly on the screen or remember settings.... Also noticed that it was pulled from BB World right after I noticed it was not working correctly. Hopefully they are aware of the problem and took it down until they get it fixed.
Just got this from Neutronmp web site:
Re: Version 1.68 PlayBook
by dmitrykos » Thu Jan 31, 2013 6:39 pm
I really apologize for this update Due to typo in the code Neutron does not read resolution of the PlayBook OS correctly. The bug is fixed and hot-fix update is published to BlackBerry World. It usually takes around 3 working days for update to be approved and released to public. The bug appeared due to active work on BB10 and there is difference in how these devices report screen resolution: PlayBook = landscape, BB10 (Z10) = portrait.
It is pithy that BlackBerry World does not offer possibility to rollback to previous version client/developer side ....
Best regards & sorry again,
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