-
 KDE-Apps.org Applications for the KDE-Desktop 
 GTK-Apps.org Applications using the GTK Toolkit 
 GnomeFiles.org Applications for GNOME 
 MeeGo-Central.org Applications for MeeGo 
 CLI-Apps.org Command Line Applications 
 Qt-Apps.org Free Qt Applications 
 Qt-Prop.org Proprietary Qt Applications 
 Maemo-Apps.org Applications for the Maemo Plattform 
 Java-Apps.org Free Java Applications 
 eyeOS-Apps.org Free eyeOS Applications 
 Wine-Apps.org Wine Applications 
 Server-Apps.org Server Applications 
 apps.ownCloud.com ownCloud Applications 
--
-
 KDE-Look.org Artwork for the KDE-Desktop 
 GNOME-Look.org Artwork for the GNOME-Desktop 
 Xfce-Look.org Artwork for the Xfce-Desktop 
 Box-Look.org Artwork for your Windowmanager 
 E17-Stuff.org Artwork for Enlightenment 
 Beryl-Themes.org Artwork for the Beryl Windowmanager 
 Compiz-Themes.org Artwork for the Compiz Windowmanager 
 EDE-Look.org Themes for your EDE Desktop 
--
-
 Debian-Art.org Stuff for Debian 
 Gentoo-Art.org Artwork for Gentoo Linux 
 SUSE-Art.org Artwork for openSUSE 
 Ubuntu-Art.org Artwork for Ubuntu 
 Kubuntu-Art.org Artwork for Kubuntu 
 LinuxMint-Art.org Artwork for Linux Mint 
 Arch-Stuff.org Art And Stuff for Arch Linux 
 Frugalware-Art.org Themes for Frugalware 
 Fedora-Art.org Artwork for Fedora Linux 
 Mandriva-Art.org Artwork for Mandriva Linux 
--
-
 KDE-Files.org Files for KDE Applications 
 OpenTemplate.org Documents for OpenOffice.org
 GIMPStuff.org Files for GIMP
 InkscapeStuff.org Files for Inkscape
 ScribusStuff.org Files for Scribus
 BlenderStuff.org Textures and Objects for Blender
 VLC-Addons.org Themes and Extensions for VLC
--
-
 KDE-Help.org Support for your KDE Desktop 
 GNOME-Help.org Support for your GNOME Desktop 
 Xfce-Help.org Support for your Xfce Desktop 
--
openDesktop.orgopenDesktop.org:   Applications   Artwork   Linux Distributions   Documents    LinuxDaily.com    Linux42.org    OpenSkillz.com   
 
Apps
News
Groups
Knowledge
Events
Forum
People
Jobs
Register
Login


Sponsoring


-
- Content .- Fans (30) .- Knowledge Base  . 

Cantata

   1.5.2  

KDE Sound Application

Score 89%
Cantata
zoom


Cantata
zoom


Cantata
zoom


Homepage:  Link
Downloads:  4123
Submitted:  Dec 21 2011
Updated:  Mar 23 2015

Description:

Cantata is a (yet another!) client for the music player daemon (MPD). Originally started as a fork of QtMPC, the code is now *very* different. Cantata can be compiled with KDE support, or as a pure Qt4 application. The interface is very configurable - most views can be shown as either a list or tree structure.

Currently Cantata has the following views:

1. Library - sorted as Album Artist (or Artist if Album Artist not set), Album, and finally Track.
2. Albums - displays albums as icons, sorted by their title.
3. Folders - displays MPDs virtual filesystem. (This view is hidden by default)
4. Playlists
5. Dynamic - dynamic playlists
6. Streams - allows saving of internet radio URLs, searching for stations via TuneIn or ShoutCast, station listings from; Digitally Imported (+Sky, JazzRadio, RockRadio), TuneIn, IceCast, ShoutCast, SomaFM, etc.
7. Online - Jamendo, Magnatune, SoundCloud, and Podcasts
8. Devices - enables copying from/to USB-Mass-Storage (UMS) and MTP devices, and ripping AudioCDs

The sidebar has a context menu, allowing you to control its style and what items are shown.

Refer to http://mpd.wikia.com/wiki/Client:Cantata, and https://cantata.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/README, for further information.




Changelog:

1.5.2
-----
1. Fix Ubuntu Touch builds.
2. When refreshing search menu, clear items first!
3. Fix setting of cover when existing cover is embedded in music file.
4. Fix OSX executable name for case-sensitive filesystems.
5. Hide ratings widgets, etc, in tag editor for devices and Mopidy, etc.
6. Use Control+Alt+Number as shortcut to toggle an output.
7. Don't allow to set short-cuts for actions that are menus.
8. Add high-dpi support to Linux and Windows Qt5.4 builds.
9. When calculating ReplayGain, if peak value is less than 0.00001 then assume the calculation is invalid.
10. When parsing podcast RSS, if episode is marked as video (e.g. video/mp4) but the url ends in an audio extension then it is proably an audio podcast.
11. Correctly initialise seach category.
12. Fix potential crashes on refresh.
13. Fix duplicate notification when Cantata is started whilst playing, or when 'Replace Play Queue' is used.
14. Only show output change notification if outputs menu was not previously empty.
15. Construct a new config object, rather than changing group, to avoid any race conditions.
16. If fading volume on stop, then reset volume just before stopping. Some outputs (e.g. pulse audio) only allow setting a volume whilst playing.
17. If 'url' entry is empty in 'enclosure' section of podcast RSS file, then use 'guid' text as url - if possible.
18. Fix copying of covers to UMS, etc, devices if song is transcoded.
19. Add an option for 64 bit non KDE linux builds to install helper apps to lib64 instead of just lib. Pass -DCANTATA_HELPERS_LIB_DIR=lib64 to cmake.
20. In tag editor, only mark rating as changed if it has been.
21. For Linux non-KDE builds, use login1 interface to detect system resuming.
22. Enable scrobble 'love' button even if scrobbling is disabled.
23. Don't crash when detecting an audio CD with no tracks.
24. When playing a digitally imported (or JazzRadiom, etc) stream from the favourites section, then modify the URL if the user has a premium account (to match what existing behaviour is stream is played from the station list)
25. Workaround build issues with SpeexDSP 1.2rc2
26. Use correct stream icon in playqueue for streams with no song details.
27. Fix FreeBSD build.
28. Respect carriage returns when displaying comments in context view.
29. Fix replaygain calculation when ffmpeg is using planar formats.
30. Enable 'save' button when reading ratings from multiple files.
31. Fix cantata-remote script (used for Unity launcher integration) when this uses qdbus.
32. Fix display of rating in tag dialog when only 1 file is being edited.
33. Fix fetching of ratings in table style playqueue.
34. Don't convert -ve track, disc, or years to unsigned - set to 0.
35. Bundle openSSL libs with windows builds.




LicenseGPL
Source(1.5.2)
MS Windows(1.5.2)
Mac OS X(1.5.2)
Send to a friend
Subscribe
Other  Apps  from CraigD
Report inappropriate content



goto page:  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8 ...

-

 Nice work

 
 by xlx on: Dec 22 2011
 
Score 50%

This app seems pretty promising!

I've been a ncmpcpp user for quite a while, and I really don't remember seeing a nice KDE MPD client so far.

I'll surely give it a try and let you know about my conclusions. Thank you very much.


Reply to this

-

 Fantastic!

 
 by piwsko on: Dec 22 2011
 
Score 50%

This is what I was looking for. Great job :)
It's not perfect yet, but as for a first release it shows a great potential.

Apart from praise, i would like to give a couple of request and point out some bugs:
Feature: play/pause on middle clicking the tray icon. For kde version I've already changed the code:
mainwindow.cpp, line 1507, add something like
connect(trayItem, SIGNAL(secondaryActivateRequested( const QPoint & )), this, SLOT(playPauseTrack()));
Bug1: Having the tray icon enabled if you enter and leave the settings, each time a new tray icon appears
Bug2: folder view in tree mode does not respond to double clicks.

If I find something more, I will post it here, because I have only played with your application for about 5 minutes.


Reply to this

-

 Re: Fantastic!

 
 by CraigD on: Dec 22 2011
 
Score 50%

Middle-click feature, thanks I'll add this.

BUG1: I don't actually use the tray icon, hence I've not noticed this! I'll fix

BUG2: Ahh! Just noticed this. I have my KDE set to single click, so didnt see! Again, will fix.

Thanks for testing!


Reply to this

-

 Re: Re: Fantastic!

 
 by CraigD on: Dec 22 2011
 
Score 50%

BUG1: Edit gui/mainwindow.cpp at about line 1945 simply add: "if (trayItem) return;"

BUG2: Edit widgets/itemview.cpp, and comment out line 330 ( "connect(treeView, SIGNAL(activated(..." )

This should fix these issues.


Reply to this

-

 Re: Re: Re: Fantastic!

 
 by piwsko on: Dec 22 2011
 
Score 50%

BUG1: Strange, I don't have as many lines in mainwindow.cpp, only around 1632. Maybe you meant line 1495 in setupTrayIcon(), because there it works :)

BUG2: Great, it works now:) However, now that I can properly see the tree structure I was wandering why are there no tree expand arrows in the top level directories. But it's not a biggie.

Now that both bugs are fixed I'm going to use your client full time :)


Reply to this

-

 Re: Re: Re: Re: Fantastic!

 
 by CraigD on: Dec 22 2011
 
Score 50%

The top level expand arrows are not there as I thought they just added visual noise. No big deal, I an always add them back if people prefer them that way...


Reply to this

-

 ...

 
 by acidrums4 on: Dec 22 2011
 
Score 50%

I just tried it. I'm stuck with ncmpcpp but it seems so cool. The only thing I disliked is toolbars are not configurable and buttons are too big for my taste... Everything else is OK, at beggining it was slow for searching and stuff like that but I guess it's by it reads the mpd database. Maybe a progress bar would be cool.


Reply to this

-
.

 Re: ...

 
 by CraigD on: Dec 22 2011
 
Score 50%

Do you mean slow at start-up when the collection is loaded? How slow is slow? How large is your collection? I have about 300 albums, and I dont notice any slow down. (Is it fast enough after the initial start? The MPD database is cached to an XML file, so should be quicker on restarts)

The search is just using Qt's inbuilt model filtering, so does not query mpd - as the whole collection list is in memory.


Reply to this

-

 Deb package for the brave

 
 by piwsko on: Dec 22 2011
 
Score 50%

I compiled a deb package for those eager to try it out. I made it with checkinstall, so don't expect anything fancy.
Made on Kubuntu 11.10, KDE 4.7.2 (probably)

http://www.mediafire.com/?nohh2b0f10lk7eo

I hope the application creator is ok with me distributing packages.


Reply to this

-

 Re: Deb package for the brave

 
 by piwsko on: Dec 22 2011
 
Score 50%

Sorry for spamming the comments, but it turns out that the checkinstall package I made was not really ok. Fortunately, the author included cpack directives, so now I'm posting a properly (I hope) made package
http://www.mediafire.com/?la1dzv698oslwf8


Reply to this

-

 Re: Re: Deb package for the brave

 
 by 442206 on: Dec 23 2011
 
Score 50%

I would like to have it for kubuntu in 64


Jvch@rles
Reply to this

-

 Re: Re: Re: Deb package for the brave

 
 by piwsko on: Dec 23 2011
 
Score 50%

I'm really, really sorry, but I don't have a 64bit build environment around. If I had, I would be more than glad to help. However, I suggest that you built it yourself, it turns out to be much easier than expected.


Reply to this

-

 Polish translation

 
 by piwsko on: Dec 22 2011
 
Score 50%

It's me again. I made an almost complete translation of Cantata. The .po file can be found here:
http://www.mediafire.com/?sp6lljr7zjmyisz
I hope the quality of translation will be satisfying.


Reply to this

-

 Thank you.

 
 by ArchieArevalo on: Dec 23 2011
 
Score 50%

Thank you for this no-frill MPD. I've packaged it and sent it upstream for consideration (and hopefully addition) to our distro's repository. Good luck and more power on the development! Best regards.


Reply to this

goto page:  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8 ...

Add commentBack






-
-
How do you like Plasma 5?
 The best KDE Desktop ever.
 Definitely a nice improvement.
 Not decided yet. Haven't tried it yet.
 I do not like some of the changes.
 KDE is taking the wrong way.
 I am still sticking with KDE 3.5.
 I have no opinion, but wanted to vote anyway.

resultmore
 
 
 Who we are
Contact
More about us
Frequently Asked Questions
Register
Twitter
Blog
Explore
Apps
Jobs
Knowledge
Events
People
Updates on identi.ca
Updates on Twitter
Facebook App
Content RSS   
Events RSS   

Participate
Groups
Forum
Add App
Public API
About KDE-Apps.org
Legal Notice
Spreadshirt Shop
CafePress Shop
Advertising
Sponsor us
Report Abuse
 

Copyright 2003-2015 KDE-Apps.org Team  
All rights reserved. KDE-Apps.org is not liable for any content or goods on this site.
All contributors are responsible for the lawfulness of their uploads.
KDE and K Desktop Environment are trademarks of KDE e.V.