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#1 GreyBeard OFFLINE  

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Posted 22 January 2019 - 05:11 PM

Any ideas when/if gapless playback may be coming to emby and specifically the roku? It sucks having to keep two copies of certain albums. Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon for example. Has tracks if you just want to hear a single song, but trying to listen to the whole thing without gapless playback is inhuman..


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Posted 22 January 2019 - 05:20 PM

Hi.  The Roku may be a bit of a tough cookie on this particular issue but we will look into it.

 

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Posted 22 January 2019 - 05:37 PM

Yea, I know the Roku presents it's own programming challenges. It's one of the reasons I put up with one annoyance that I think is due to their limitations. when scrolling through the movies and it gets to the right side of the screen, it makes sense to just go down o the first item on the next row, but no, you have to press down, the left until you get to it. But it's still better than plex...



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Posted 22 January 2019 - 05:39 PM

Since we can't use a custom player on Roku, the best we can do is limit the amount of code running in between songs, and that will be as gapless as we can possibly do. Maybe it will be truly gapless, but also maybe it won't.



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Posted 22 January 2019 - 06:42 PM

Any ideas when/if gapless playback may be coming to emby and specifically the roku? It sucks having to keep two copies of certain albums. Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon for example. Has tracks if you just want to hear a single song, but trying to listen to the whole thing without gapless playback is inhuman..

 

... as is The Wall.



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Posted 22 January 2019 - 07:28 PM

To get gapless you feed a queue to ffmpeg and have it make the stream. If you change position via previous/next you have to remake this queue and feed it to ffmpeg. In this way as you move manually prev/next through the queue you have to readjust what is sent to ffmpeg. That is the only way to truly get gapless playback on Roku. If this is even possible. Then all apps could have it doing absolutely nothing. You just check a box [x] gapless playback and the app knows to send the server whatever it needs to get ffmpeg to do its thing.


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