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1. MusicMatch Jukebox 1.0 for the Macintosh Features

The FREE download of MusicMatch Jukebox 1.0 for the Macintosh offers the following advanced all-in-one MP3 jukebox features:

Unlimited CD-quality MP3 Recording - Using world-renowned Fraunhofer MP3 encoding technology, you can record an unlimited number of high-quality MP3s from your own personal CD collection at constant and variable bit rates (CBR and VBR) of up to 320kbps. You can also record your music in AIFF format, as well as convert AIFF files into MP3s. No other all-in-one MP3 jukebox software for the Mac offers this feature for FREE.

Music Library - After downloading MP3s from the Internet or recording them from your own CDs, use MusicMatch's flexible and sophisticated Music Library to organize your MP3 music by a number of pre-set or custom categories such as artist, album, song title, genre, mood or preference. MusicMatch's unique "Auto DJ" feature also lets you automatically create custom play lists by selecting music that matches the categories you choose. Multimedia MP3 Tagging - MusicMatch Jukebox 1.0 for the Macintosh supports ID3v1 & v2 tagging, which lets you easily add multimedia-rich information to your MP3s like album art, artist bios, liner notes.

CDDB Support - Whether you're listening to a CD on your Mac or converting songs into MP3s, MusicMatch Jukebox 1.0 for the Macintosh provides instant access to CDDB, which automatically downloads album, artist and track information and displays it in the "Playlist" and/or "Recorder" windows. You can only access CDDB when connected to the Internet.

Play MP3s and Music CDs - MusicMatch Jukebox 1.0 for the Macintosh lets you create and save custom play lists by dragging and dropping tracks from your "Music Library" into the "Playlist" window. And, you can view album art in the "Media Window" or open the "Track Info" window to view notes, bios and lyrics from tagged MP3s. The integrated CD player also lets you drag and drop the CD icon from your desktop into the "Playlist" window to begin listening instantly.

Custom Themes/Skins - Changing the look and feel of your MusicMatch Jukebox 1.0 for the Macintosh is a snap. Simply select and apply one of the custom themes/skins including Titanium, Grand Titanium, Sport Blue, Sport Yellow and Walnut. More themes/skins will be available in the coming weeks.

Portable MP3 Player Support - MusicMatch Jukebox 1.0 for the Macintosh also lets you easily download individual tracks or complete MP3 playlists to USB-enabled portable MP3 players like the Creative NOMAD II, giving you instant access to your music anywhere.

2. Changes & Fixes since the last Beta release: Choosing Pause and then Play repeatedly no longer hangs machine. The volume slider now works correctly. Files on unmounted disks no longer cause 4040 errors at startup. A new theme (Digital Age) has been added.

Still open problems:
Unable to "select all" in Music Library
Moving MMJB 1.0 for the Mac out of install directory may result in a fatal error
Menu and quick key options for volume control and muting inoperable

3. Reporting Issues or Bugs
To report issues or bugs found while using the software, please use the online reporting method available within MusicMatch Jukebox 1.0 for the Macintosh. Simply select "Help" --> "Request Technical Support" from the tool bar while the program is running, enter the information regarding the issue or bug discovered, and select "OK" to send the information to MusicMatch (you must be connected to the Internet). Please provide as many details as possible so that our QA team can replicate the problem and resolve it as quickly as possible.

4. Feedback/Suggestions
Your opinion is very important to us, so after you've had a chance to thoroughly review the release of MusicMatch Jukebox 1.0 for the Macintosh, we'd like to get your feedback and/or suggestions on how we can make the software even better. A brief survey form can be accessed by selecting "Help" --> "Survey" from the tool bar while MusicMatch Jukebox 1.0 for the Macintosh is running,

5. Technical Support
Technical support is available if you encounter problems using MusicMatch Jukebox 1.0 for the Macintosh. To request assistance, select "Help" --> "Request Technical Support" from the tool bar while the program is running, enter a detailed description of your problem, and select "OK" to send the information to MusicMatch. A technical Support representative should contact you within 48 hours.


Original file name: Release notes - converted on Thursday, 27 July 2000, 17:05

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