Friday, March 13, 2015

2.0 Released and on sale for $0.99

After 9 months of development, GoneMAD Music Player 2.0 is finally ready for release.  The user interface has been completely overhauled, the widgets have been redone, and the gmmp core has been rebuilt around the android 4.1+ APIs and a bunch of popular open source libraries.


To celebrate this release, GMMP Unlocker will be on sale for 99 cents until at least March 22nd.  The sale starts immediately on google play and will start on saturday for amazon.

Google Play Trial:
Google Play Unlocker:
Amazon Trial:
Amazon Unlocker:

There are still tons more planned for future updates.  All development and feature requests get tracked on trello so visit to get a glimpse of what is in store for the future.

2.0 (03/13/2015)

-Massive UI overhaul
-Added 1000+ theme templates (8 different "styles" including Material and Holo)
-Background color is now configurable (in the theme builder section)
-Widget overhaul.  Added a bunch of new configuration options to the widgets.
-Added multiple select (long press now selects a list item)
-Added overflow button to each list item
-Added option to hide shuffle/repeat buttons in now playing
-Added media store syncing (new files will automatically be scanned by GMMP)
-Added fast scroll indexer to library views and playlist view
-MediaPlayer now uses the gapless featurea added in android 4.1
-Added new scanner menu with new folder selection view
-Added ability to set the starting view (Prefs -> UI -> Starting View)
-Added "Add To Playlist" to the queue
-Added "Rating" menu option to tracks in smart playlists
-Added 'Clean Database After Scan' to scanner settings.
-Added error message if the x86 version of gmmp is ran on an ARM based device
-Added an option to do nothing when long pressing the shuffle button instead of playing a random track or album
-Added warning to delete database option in the scanner
-Added refresh option to the album art selection activity.  This will update the art if it was changed outside of GMMP
-Added option to choose whether to show embedded art over manually selected album art (Prefs -> General -> Album Art -> Prefer embedded art)
-Added plus/minus buttons to the tempo adjustment dialog
-Added Korean translation
-Added Portuguese(Brazil) translation

Updated / Enhancements:
-Updated holo themes
-Major code cleanup
-Replaced many old systems with open source libraries
-Switched image loading to use Glide
-UI inflating now uses the ViewHolder pattern
-Replaced deprecated gallery with a view pager for the album art selector and skin selector
-Replaced CWAC TouchList View with DragSortListView to provide a smoother drag and drop experience
-Tag changes are now reflected everywhere
-Updated translations
-Renaming views now applies to the activity title
-Library sorting preferences have been reset
-Improved album sorting option in song lists
-Updated musixmatch lyric plugin
-Reset 2 week trial
-Target sdk set to 22 (5.1)

-Removed support for pre jelly bean devices
-Removed 'Always Keep Device Awake' preference
-Removed skin support (themes are replacing skins)
-Removed vertical seekbars used in equalizer view (the custom widget was too difficult to maintain)
-Removed "Push to start" on the widgets.  It is no longer needed
-Removed icon option in custom metadata lines since icons are no longer shown in now playing

-Resume on call end will no longer auto resume if something that would normally trigger an auto pause occured during the call (disconnect from BT or unplug headset)
-Fixed some issues updating the android lockscreen controls
-Lockscreen controls will now correctly show the proper song name for cue files
-Fixed sleep timer not working correctly after being used once
-Fixed issue where the scanner would skip certain folders
-Fixed audio artifacts caused by a positive replaygain value
-Security fixes
-Fixed issue where a song would only scrobble once when repeat one was enabled
-Misc fixes