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Description

Features:
• Variable playback speed (from 0.5x to 3.5x)
• Support for chapters in m4b and mp3 files
• Dual pane landscape mode
• Light theme, automatic theme switch based on time of day
• Bookmarks
• Customizable seek buttons, both in app and in notification
• Equalizer
• Delayed pause, useful for listening before sleep
• Playback control via remote buttons

This software uses libraries from the FFmpeg project under the LGPLv2.1.
Source code for the native component is available at https://github.com/mdmt1/sabp_native

Google Play Store Category:

Primary: Applications

Secondary: Music & Audio

Google Play

Total Ratings

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4
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3
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Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Aug 02, 2016 (over 3 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 26 days, on average.

Jan 16
2020
(Current)
Version 1.6.14

Fixed few minor bugs

Dec 24
2019
Version 1.6.13

Dec 20
2019
Version 1.6.12

Dec 10
2019
Version 1.6.11

Fixed few minor bugs

Dec 02
2019
Version 1.6.10

Added support for .3gpp files
Fixed few minor bugs

Nov 20
2019
Version 1.6.9

Fixed few minor bugs

Nov 17
2019
Version 1.6.8

Fixed few minor bugs

Nov 17
2019
Version 1.6.7

Fixed few minor bugs

Aug 08
2019
Version 1.6.5

Fixed few minor bugs

Aug 05
2019
Version 1.6.4

Fixed few minor bugs
FFmpeg updated to version 4.2

Jun 22
2019
Version 1.6.3

1.6.3
Added an option to reduce the length of time that is repeated after pause
Fixed few minor bugs

1.6.2
Added support for mp2 and ts files

1.6.1
Behavior change: when app is closed, it no longer reacts to remote buttons. Adjustable in settings.
Added support for screen reader programs (e.g. TalkBack)

Jun 15
2019
Version 1.6.2

1.6.2
Added support for mp2 and ts files

1.6.1
Behavior change: when app is closed, it no longer reacts to remote buttons. Adjustable in settings.
Added support for screen reader programs (e.g. TalkBack)

Jun 11
2019
Version 1.6.1

Behavior change: when app is closed, it no longer reacts to remote buttons. Adjustable in settings.
Added support for screen reader programs (e.g. TalkBack)

Apr 21
2019
Version 1.6.0

Volume preamplification and equalizer are now available on all devices and use less energy
Bugfix: lockscreen controls did not show up on Xiaomi MIUI 10 devices

Apr 21
2019
Version 1.5.5

Improved accuracy of seeking in damaged mp3 files
Bugfix: lockscreen controls did not appear on Android 4.1..4.4

Mar 22
2019
Version 1.5.4

1.5.3
Changed icon color
Fixed few minor bugs

1.5
Lock screen cover disabled by default
Bookmark export
More delayed pause options
Improved volume change UI, preamplification level saved between app launches
New icon
Ability to delete files from external storage on Android 5.0 and up
Fixed some mp3 playback bugs

Mar 14
2019
Version 1.5.2

Lock screen cover disabled by default
Bookmark export
More delayed pause options
Improved volume change UI, preamplification level saved between app launches
New icon
Ability to delete files from external storage on Android 5.0 and up
Fixed some mp3 playback bugs

Mar 14
2019
Version 1.5.1

Lock screen cover disabled by default
Bookmark export
More delayed pause options
Improved volume change UI, preamplification level saved between app launches
New icon
Ability to delete files from external storage on Android 5.0 and up
Fixed some mp3 playback bugs

Mar 13
2019
Version 1.5

Lock screen cover disabled by default
Bookmark export
More delayed pause options
Improved volume change UI, preamplification level saved between app launches
New icon
Ability to delete files from external storage on Android 5.0 and up
Fixed some mp3 playback bugs

Jun 06
2018
Version 1.4.9

Few minor bug fixes

Apr 18
2018
Version 1.4.8

Apr 07
2018
Version 1.4.7

Mar 08
2018
Version v.2018.03.09

Mar 08
2018
Version 1.4.6

Mar 04
2018
Version v.2018.03.05

Mar 03
2018
Version v.2018.03.04

Mar 01
2018
Version v.2018.03.02

Bugfix: playback of some files with multiple tracks didn't work

Feb 28
2018
Version v.2018.03.01

Bugfix: volume change level was reset after switching between files

Feb 22
2018
Version v.2018.02.23

Bugfix: on some files, playback slowed down after some time
Update to FFmpeg 3.4.2

Feb 12
2018
Version v.2018.02.13

Fixed playback errors on Android 4.4 and below

Feb 11
2018
Version v.2018.02.12

Switch to FFmpeg for audio decoding. This should resolve most of the issues related to playback and seeking of the audio files.

Nov 30
2017
Version 1.3.8

Nov 11
2017
Version 1.3.7

Bugfix: on some Android 6 devices notification did not appear

Oct 16
2017
Version 1.3.6

Fixed bugs:
• On some Android 6 devices playback stopped unexpectedly
• On some devices seeking after pause worked incorrectly

Sep 05
2017
Version 1.3.5

Fixed bug that caused mismatch between playback speed and its indicator in the interface

Jul 26
2017
Version 1.3.4

Fixed time input field not working correctly on some devices

Apr 23
2017
Version 1.3.3

Fixed variable playback speed not working correctly on some files

Mar 06
2017
Version 1.3.2

Fixed bugs:
• On some devices inactivity pause was not working
• On some devices chapter position was being reset during device shutdown
Other changes:
• Added close button in small notification
• Now file positions are saved even if they are located in the same folder

Dec 27
2016
Version 1.3.1

Ability to show covers in file explorer (turned off by default, use menu -> Show covers)
Fixed crashes on Samsung devices running Android 6.0
Performance improvements

Dec 24
2016
Version 1.3

Ability to show covers in file explorer (turned off by default, use menu -> Show covers)
Fixed crashes on Samsung devices running Android 6.0
Performance improvements

Dec 09
2016
Version 1.2.1

Ability to customize widget seek button
Ability to customize remote buttons
Customizable default book speed
Search for the next book is now recursive
Bug fixes and performance improvements

Dec 07
2016
Version 1.2

Ability to customize widget seek button
Ability to customize remote buttons
Customizable default book speed
Search for the next book is now recursive
Bug fixes and performance improvements

Nov 09
2016
Version 1.1.6

Added workaround for Android bug that causes app to sometimes stop working on devices running pre-5.0 versions of Android

Oct 28
2016
Version 1.1.5

Ability to switch to next book, manually and/or automatically
Separate list of all bookmarks in current book
Button to instantly view book cover
Show cover in notification and lock screen
Remote playback control from compatible devices
"Up" button in file explorer
4×2 widget with cover

Oct 28
2016
Version 1.1.4

Ability to switch to next book, manually and/or automatically
Separate list of all bookmarks in current book
Button to instantly view book cover
Show cover in notification and lock screen
Remote playback control from compatible devices
"Up" button in file explorer
4×2 widget with cover

Oct 17
2016
Version 1.1

Ability to switch to next book, manually and/or automatically
Separate list of all bookmarks in current book
Button to instantly view book cover
Show cover in notification and lock screen
Remote playback control from compatible devices
"Up" button in file explorer
4×2 widget with cover

Aug 27
2016
Version 1.0.6

Fixed crash in file explorer

Aug 23
2016
Version 1.0.5

FIxed crashing on some devices

Aug 08
2016
Version 1.0.4

Added percentage indicator for book progress
Improved m4b chapter recognition

Aug 02
2016
Version 1.0.3

Added home screen widget

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