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hotmachiato
2006-05-25, 19:08
When using WinMP10 referinc the slimserver stream:

http:<your server>/stream.mp3

I can't see any of the tag info, i.e. no Album, Artist or Track. All I see is "Song:stream" and "Playing 'stream'': XYZ Kbits/sec". I suspect it is WinMP10, but would like to get that confirmed.

When I play to the same music source file locally from my computer, the proper tag info is displayed. There is something that slimserver does when it streams the data that is different than the tagged info embedded in an mp3.file.

andyg
2006-05-25, 19:54
Does WMP handle the metadata from a live mp3 radio station? Try the stream below to test. SlimServer sends now playing info in the same fashion (interleaved metadata within the stream). I know it works with Winamp and iTunes so my first thought is a bug in WMP.

http://radioio.sc.llnwd.net:8610/

hotmachiato
2006-05-26, 13:46
I decided to try shoutcast streams and what I got to work was extracting the URL from the .pls file, e.g.

http://209.9.233.3:5110
out of :

[playlist]
numberofentries=1
File1=http://209.9.233.3:5110
Title1=(#1 - 10/1000) 1dot4.fm - Fusion Jazz
Length1=-1
Version=2

WMP11 will play the stream and show the right title.

hotmachiato
2006-05-26, 13:48
http://radioio.sc.llnwd.net:8610 did not work at all in WMP 11, although it worked fine in iTunes.

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andyg
2006-05-26, 14:42
I decided to try shoutcast streams and what I got to work was extracting the URL from the .pls file, e.g.

http://209.9.233.3:5110
out of :

[playlist]
numberofentries=1
File1=http://209.9.233.3:5110
Title1=(#1 - 10/1000) 1dot4.fm - Fusion Jazz
Length1=-1
Version=2

WMP11 will play the stream and show the right title.

I tried WMP9 and all this stream shows is "1dot4.fm - Fusion Jazz". It doesn't display the currently playing track. I guess WMP just doesn't support that feature of mp3 streaming.