Projects / BallroomDJ


BallroomDJ is a ballroom music player. It is designed to let the computer choose the music and to be able to play music the entire evening without intervention. It features flexible playlists, music queue management, requests, seeking in songs, speed with pitch control, and an optional audio file organizer. Playlists can have automatic selections based on your choice of dances and how often those dances should play, stops after some number of songs has been played, stops at a particular time, allowing of songs with certain keywords, sequences, and manual selection. Mix all of these in any order and modify them at any time.

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Recent releases

  •  24 Feb 2014 00:45

    Release Notes: This release features a revamp of the scrollable areas in BallroomDJ. This makes the music manager much faster. Other enhancements include greater precision when determining the duration of Flac audio files and better save functionality in the configuration user interfaces. Bugfixes include fixes for seeking in songs, playback starting when there's no playlist, and a fix for an editor bug which left old data in the database when an overwrite of an audio file was processed.

    •  16 Feb 2014 02:53

      Release Notes: This release adds support for using MPlayer as the audio player as an alternative to VLC. A gap between songs is now supported. The gap between songs can also be set for a particular playlist and changed dynamically in the player.

      •  18 Jan 2014 18:23

        Release Notes: This release adds support for multi-media keys and the use of remote controls. The options user interface has been rearranged to support the additional options.

        •  08 Dec 2013 22:42

          Release Notes: This release includes a fix for a installation issue on windows. The request button now works properly on Windows. The playlist management window has been redesigned. The queue length for the player and for the marquee has been separated so they can now be different lengths. The 'repeat' and 'pause at end' buttons have been redesigned so that a toggle indicator is available on Windows and Mac OS X.

          •  23 Nov 2013 21:14

            Release Notes: This release adds a windows installer. A history of played songs is tracked and can be viewed from the player. The user interface changes include a rearrangement of the music manager interface and allowing resizing of the editor window. Various minor bugs have been fixed.

            Recent comments

            22 Sep 2012 17:20 bll

            The 1.2 archive was missing two files. This has been fixed.


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