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#169451 - 08/08/12 01:13 PM [Other Programs Wishlist] New IPad App pros & cons
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AlastairLC Offline

Registered: 02/29/12
Posts: 112
Loc: Scottsdale, AZ
Thank you PG Music for making available a true IPad app (as opposed to the IPhone version).
Now we can take advantage of the full screen.
There are still some features that need to be addressed in an update, such as:
1. Utilizing the IPad's flip ability, we should be able to flip to the next song in our directory instead of laboriously using File/Open/choose-a-song.
2. There should be an icon to choose a router to a HiFi rather than the IPad speakers (as ITunes has).
3. The sound through such a router still lags the measure highlighter.
4. I'm having to laboriously regenerate all the songs I had on my IPhone version. There should be a way to do them all at once.
Still, it's nice to see the big screen!
Cheers! -Alastair

#169452 - 08/14/12 06:58 PM [Other Programs Wishlist] Re: New IPad App pros & cons [Re: AlastairLC]
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Eddie Hughes Offline

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BIAB server is not working! All I get is Unable to start server???
I also tried with AVG and firewall where both switched off!
There isnt even a file share in iTunes????


#169453 - 09/17/12 06:46 PM [Other Programs Wishlist] Re: New IPad App pros & cons [Re: Eddie Hughes]
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PeterGannon Offline
PG Music Staff

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Hi Eddie,
You don't need the server to transfer songs. You can choose "File-Download" and then download songs (MGU and .m4a file), or a single .zip containing all of the songs and .m4a files, including folder names. There's a video here..
Have Fun!
Peter Gannon
PG Music Inc.


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