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Description

JRemote is a full featured native iOS remote for JRiver Media Center. JRemote was developed to offer you full remote control of your JRiver Media Center from any of your iDevices.
Please note that you need JRiver Media Center version 15 or later. We recommend you always run the latest version.

Features and specs:

Universal app
JRemote is a universal iOS application. The application will run on both iPhone/iPod touch as well as iPad’s. Each version is optimized for it`s screen size.

Navigation
JRemote uses the navigation setup from JRMC itself. This allows you to customize the navigation menu and sub-menus from within the JRiver application.
- Multiple view modes (list, imagelist, thumbnails)
- Search using JRMC`s fuzzy search engine
- Virtual remote for controlling theater view

DLNA and zones
Use JRemote to control all your DLNA supported devices. Any device supported in JRMC can be controlled from JRemote by switching to that specific zone.
You can link and unlink zone for multi-room playback.

Easy setup
Connecting to your computer is fully automatic, no need to enter your IP-address and Port number.
You only need to enter the access key found in JRMC`s option panel (We do provide an option for you to add IP-address and Port manually if needed).

- JRemote will let you connect to your server from outside your wifi, using standard mobile networks. For this to work you need to configure port forwarding on your internet router.
- Wake-On-LAN is supported if you provide your machines MAC address. (Automatic when adding a server by access key)

Edit and view metadata
Any metadata attached to a specific file can be viewed and edited. You can update multiple files in one operation.
Rating may be set from multiple locations depending on iPhone/iPad version.

Player controls
JRemote includes all common playback controls including repeat mode, and shuffle mode.
Control volume and progress from sliders while getting feedback from the HUD display

Audio streaming
JRemote lets you stream all your audio files to the device itself. Just select “This device” as the current zone.

- Gapless playback
- Stream any file up to 96kHz, 24 bit
- Downloaded progress indicator
- Supported formats include FLAC, ALAC, AIFF, MP3, OGG, AAC and WAV.
- All files may be transcoded from 128Kbs up to 320Kbs

iOS Store Category:

Primary: Entertainment

Secondary: Music

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Version History

Launched Dec 21, 2011 (over 8 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 3 months, on average.

Apr 02
2020
(Current)
Version 3.31

Fixed video player on iOS13.
Fixed Now Playing layout on iOS13 iPhones.
Top layer search visibility fixed.

Dec 07
2019
Version 3.30

Restored Radio Paradise rocking and eclectic channels in the streaming section.
Fixed an issue with the saving of IP address and Port when not using an access key.
Fixed an issue where the acquisition of Articles from the server could freeze connection when MC's read-only authentication was disabled or had a password.
Updated audio components.
Fixed the syntax in the file add/delete from playlist menus and improved reliability.

Jul 03
2019
Version 3.29

Added Radio JRiver to streaming.
Removed deleted Radio Paradise channels.
Uses MC's Articles (if set) for sorting when ignore articles is enabled in settings.
Removed sorting exception on lists of less than 40 items.
Added delete to the playlist swipe. Requires MC25.

Feb 19
2019
Version 3.28

Fixed paperclip display of Assets for iPads.

Feb 06
2019
Version 3.27

Fixed Wake on Lan.
Reformatted Playing Now Information metadata to more closely match the Media Center Database format.
Escaped characters in artist names when retrieving Playing Now Information bio data that was preventing it from working with some artists.

Jan 21
2019
Version 3.26

Fixed rotation issues on iPhones.
Added a Streaming category for Radio Paradise (player zone only at this time).
Relaxed iOS requirement to 9.3 from 10.0
Updated http transport to current best iOS method.

Apr 14
2017
Version 3.25

Fixed a bug where & in path names prevented assets from being seen.

Jan 18
2017
Version 3.24

Fixed crashing when playing files on the iPhone/iPad on 32 bit iOS caused by a bug in the development platform.

Nov 30
2016
Version 3.23

iOS 10 bug fixes.
Requires iOS 10.

Oct 27
2015
Version 3.22

Build: 325

Fixed a bug where the search function was crashing.
Fixed the issue where a new server couldn't be added when the first one in the list wasn't available.
Fixed a small issue with a content offset.

Sep 30
2015
Version 3.21

Video playback fixed for iOS9
PDF file display fixed for iOS9
Artist was occasionally replaced with a number

Sep 19
2015
Version 3.20

iOS9 fixes.

Nov 24
2014
Version 3.10

To be added

Oct 29
2014
Version 3.09

iOS8 and iPhone 6 optimizations
Added support for the bigger iPhone 6 models and the retina HD resolution.

Add to playlist
You can now add media directly to a playlist. Swipe left on any track to reveal the "Add" button.

Bug fixes:
-Cover art too small on some devices
-Problem with special characters when finding assets in file path
-Not able to resume local playback when interrupted
- (iPhone) custom views that start with a track view would not load

Oct 01
2014
Version 3.08

Stability and performance improvements

JRemote will now refresh views instead of reconnecting when server is restarted or changed.

Connection should be more stable, resulting in less random disconnect/reconnect behaviour.

Liner notes and image assets

JRemote will now show you pdf files and images located in the same folder as your selection. The metadata view will show these files in a new tab called "Assets".
On the iPad version, an icon will also appear in the "Now Playing" view if the current track has assets.

Bug fixes

- Metadata "Date" field not saved correctly
- Search page not updated properly when changing theme
- Wrong title on back button

Aug 20
2014
Version 3.07

Added:
- button for refreshing category views

Changed:
- MP4 videos are now streamed without transcoding

Fixed:
- Error when switching between tracks of different frequency
- Loading screen can sometimes get stuck (iPhone)
- "App follows server" not always picking up zone and track changes

Aug 07
2014
Version 3.06

Added:
- Scale images in thumbnail view by pinch zooming
- Stream transcoded movies with selectable quality (Seeking not yet fully implemented)
- "Sync play count" added to settings. Will update your play count when streaming to device.
- Every view now shows a header with item count

Changed:
- Local search is now always visible in the lower right corner of the screen. 
- Design changes. Basically a lighter light theme and darker dark theme.
- load/save/edit controls added to right edge playlist(iPad).
- load/save playlist moved to dedicated buttons in “Now playing” view (iPad).

Fixed:
- No landscape orientation when streaming movies on iPhone
- PlayDoctor not working correctly
- A number of performance enhancements and smaller bug fixes.
- Generally faster network access. 

Aug 07
2014
Version 3.05

Added:
- Scale images in thumbnail view by pinch zooming
- Stream transcoded movies with selectable quality (Seeking not yet fully implemented)
- "Sync play count" added to settings. Will update your play count when streaming to device.
- Every view now shows a header with item count

Changed:
- Local search is now always visible in the lower right corner of the screen. 
- Design changes. Basically a lighter light theme and darker dark theme.
- load/save/edit controls added to right edge playlist(iPad).
- load/save playlist moved to dedicated buttons in “Now playing” view (iPad).

Fixed:
- No landscape orientation when streaming movies on iPhone
- PlayDoctor not working correctly
- A number of performance enhancements and smaller bug fixes.
- Generally faster network access. 

May 27
2014
Version 3.01

Added:
- Change audio device for each individual zone
- "App follows server zone changes" added to settings.
- Copy connection summary to clipboard

Fixed:
- Crash when playlist contains loopback or other unknown types
- Wrong color in searchfield with dark theme
- Touch area in setting fields too small
- Full resolution image not showing when thumbnail tapped in metadata view
- Audio continues playing when starting movie playback
- Server address and name dynamically updated even when access key is not specified

May 06
2014
Version 3.00

This version is a total redesign for iOS7.

Most changes are under the hood. Not a lot of code has been left untouched.

Because of the amount of changes, there may be more bugs than usual. I will do my best to fix them as soon as they appear.

Oct 30
2013
Version 2.43

Another small release to fix remaining issues.

Oct 03
2013
Version 2.42

- Stability and performance updates for streaming
- Small bug fixes

Sep 17
2013
Version 2.41

2.41: bug fixes

2.40:
- New iPhone navigation. Navigation is now located in a slide-in menu. Zone selection can now be performed from this menu.
- New iPhone mini player. A bar at the bottom will show what`s currently playing with controls for play/pause and next track.
- New iPhone Thumbnail view. Similar to iPad version.
- New zone selection view. Includes options to reload and link zones.
- Swipe to delete playlists from load/save playlist dialog.
- Search now include two modes, "grouped" and "flat". The "flat option" is the old search method where all files are listed as tracks.
- Gapless playback for all formats when streaming
- Streaming now plays 96kHz, 24 bit files without downsampling.
- New progressbar will show how much of a file is downloaded when streaming

Smaller changes:
- Search button on iPad is now always visible in the left menu
- Lighter fonts
- Some layout changes in Now Playing window

Sep 15
2013
Version 2.40

DO NOT DOWNLOAD IF USING JRMC VERSION 17 OR LOWER. WILL CRASH ON ZONES WINDOW. A FIX IS ON THE WAY.

- New iPhone navigation. Navigation is now located in a slide-in menu. Zone selection can now be performed from this menu.
- New iPhone mini player. A bar at the bottom will show what`s currently playing with controls for play/pause and next track.
- New iPhone Thumbnail view. Similar to iPad version.
- New zone selection view. Includes options to reload and link zones.
- Swipe to delete playlists from load/save playlist dialog.
- Search now include two modes, "grouped" and "flat". The "flat option" is the old search method where all files are listed as tracks.
- Gapless playback for all formats when streaming
- Streaming now plays 96kHz, 24 bit files without downsampling.
- New progressbar will show how much of a file is downloaded when streaming

Smaller changes:
- Search button on iPad is now always visible in the left menu
- Lighter fonts
- Some layout changes in Now Playing window

May 06
2013
Version 2.35

New framework for streaming audio. You can now stream the following formats without conversion:
- FLAC, MP3, AAC, ALAC, OGG, WAV, AIFF

+ bugfixes

Apr 27
2013
Version 2.31

Version 2.31

Shuffle bug and a couple of other small issues fixed

Version 2.30

* Save and load playlists from "Now playing" view*
These new options are available from the "action" button.

*Edit tags from metadata view*
Update single or multiple files by changing the tag name and value.

*Local search in all views*
All views now include a search bar at the top for local filtering. Make it visible by dragging down on the view.

*Issue shutdown, sleep, hibernate and restart commands to the connected computer*
These commands are available under each saved server in the settings view.

Apr 16
2013
Version 2.30

* Save and load playlists from "Now playing" view*
These new options are available from the "action" button.

*Edit tags from metadata view*
Update single or multiple files by changing the tag name and value.

*Local search in all views*
All views now include a search bar at the top for local filtering. Make it visible by dragging down on the view.

*Issue shutdown, sleep, hibernate and restart commands to the connected computer*
These commands are available under each saved server in the settings view.

Jan 23
2013
Version 2.22

- fixes mp4 movie streaming
- Other small fixes

Jan 12
2013
Version 2.20

- Editable playlist (Requires MC18 or when playing to device).
Remove and reorder tracks in current playlist

- Shuffle and repeat controls (Requires MC18 or when playing to device)
Change between any of MC`s shuffle and repeat modes

- Playdoctor generation (Requires MC18)
Create a playdoctor playlist from any selection, or from the current playlist.

- Local popup notifications
App will display feedback on actions performed (... added to playlist etc). Can be turned off in settings.

- Redesigned context popups for both iPad and iPhone version.
On the iPad, the context menu will appear at the touch location.
The iPhone version now use slide-in menues instead of pop-ups.

- Automatically updates IP address when using access key for connection.
When not able to connect, JRemote will fetch the latest IP address from JRivers server.

- Slight restructuring of the "Now playing" screen. Hopefully more user friendly, but beware:
the volume and progress slider has now switched location.

+ Multiple bug fixes and optimizations

Nov 29
2012
Version 2.16

A few bugs fixed

Nov 16
2012
Version 2.15

- New "Now playing" design and functionality.
- Shuffle button
- Clear playlist button
- Toggle between cd and playlist numbering.

- Tap cover art to view uncompressed original where you can pan and zoom (iPad only).
Supported in "Now playing", metadata view and the small thumb on the main screen.

- Option to stream supported formats uncompressed

- Support for opening pdf files.

- Bug fixes

Sep 20
2012
Version 2.08

Added:
- Dark theme is back
- Option to not change zones on server
- Faster display for large lists
- Alphabet instead of dots in gallery view
- ready for iOS6 and iPhone5

Fixed:
- Various bug fixes that should help for those that had problems with the last version.

Aug 27
2012
Version 2.05

This version requires iOS 5.1 or later. (Sorry, but supporting older versions would hold back further development)

New:

- Improved iPad interface
- Initial support for streaming mp4 movie files (Playlist not yet supported)
- Interface changes on iPhone "now playing" view, (zone and tag back to initial screen), as well as some changes to make it look more like the iPad version.
- Remember last used zone for each server.
- Many fixes and enhancements.

Changed:

- Dark theme has been removed for now, may reappear later.
- "Play on device as default" moved to individual server settings.

Jun 05
2012
Version 2.01

- fixes a few bugs from the last release

Adds:
- Selectable streaming quality
- Option to set device as default player

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