Happy new year to all.
Rhythmbox CoverArt Browser plugin v1.0 beta 1 is now available – please give it a try and help out with testing.
Lets make this release the best yet 🙂
I’ll write up a full release note at release day – I’m hoping to release this at the end of January.
Pretty picture above.
What’s new follows.
single click play for O/S’s using GTK+3.6 or later for Tile-view
new artists view: displays album-artists in a tree-view
artists view: clicking on an album-artist displays the albums for that artist
artists view: Download all artist covers using the covers properties menu option
artists view: … or drag and drop covers from cover view or from nautilus/firefox
artists view: drag and drop of albums to playlists
artists view: Filter buttons or filter search/quick track filter correctly filters view to show only the artists that have those filtered albums
artists view: hovering the mouse pointer over the artist cover displays a tooltip of a larger version of the cover
artists view: supports sorting of album-artist via clicking on its column header – ascending/descending/unsorted.
artists view: right click of albums displays the same right click menu as in tile view or coverflow view
new look (optional) to display album information within (on top of) the cover rather than below (beneath) the cover
new lighter icon-theme from the brilliant designer – jrbastien
new Rhythmbox 3 coverart source icon – again from jrbastien
Look & Feel integration: Rhythmbox 3 style toolbar and button popup menus
Look & Feel integration: New toolbar menu-button to switch between views including RB’s own library view
Look & Feel integration: New toolbar menu-button in RB’s library view to switch to plugin views (RB v3 and later)
Optional export and embed coverart from most file-formats to MP3.
– Remember quick artist filter between rhythmbox sessions
support drag-and-drop of albums onto playlists or external devices for RB2.99 and later
Rework Album & Playlist favourite supports – this declutters menus and now can be optionally enabled through properties button
Right click support for the external plugin Repeat One Song
Use new Rhythmbox 3 progress bars for loading
Tooltip support to display cover name and artist only if album information is not already displayed
Please help out and kick the proverbial boots on this.
To install, follow the release note instructions here for CoverArt Browser:
You also need to install CoverArt Search Plugin as well – again release notes here:
For those using my 14.04 Trusty PPA – you’ll be also getting the beta release as well in the next few days – well you are testers 🙂
Please throw any issues/bug reports/comments on the github project website: