Support

Last update: October 20, 2019

Ask a question to:

contact.yampc@gmail.com

 

If you have a problem, please inform us:

  1. Your distribution and version (e.g. Volumio 2.522, MoOde 4.4, MPD 0.20.20 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, etc.) 
  2. What you did and what was happen? Reproducible procedure if possible.
  3. Screen copy of Settings(⚙) - Statistical info, or if you can login to your MPD server, output of "mpc stats".
  4. Whether there are yaMPC’s crash logs (ips files) in Settings-> Privacy-> Analytics on your iPhone or iPad.

I appreciate your help to improve quality of yaMPC!

 

We also have a Facebook page for user community.
https://www.facebook.com/yaMPCapp

Known Problem

  • Turning "iPad master-detail UI" mode OFF does not work on iPadOS 13.2.x.

 

What's New in yaMPC 1.3.1:

  • - "Test HTTP Connection" button provides more information when HTTP failed.
  • - Added a switch to turn iPad master-detail view ON or OFF. (Queue -> Settings (cogs icon) -> iPad master-detail UI)

 

Bug Fixes by yaMPC 1.3.1:

  • yaMPC crashes by displaying Queue before connecting to MPD.
  • yaMPC ignores music files which file name contain "._".

 

What's New in yaMPC 1.3:

  • iPad optimized UI (Master-Detail Interface)
  • iPad multitasking - Split View and Slide Over
  • Dark Mode in iOS 13

What's New in yaMPC 1.2.1:

  • Fast Open Mode (You can turn this mode ON or OFF in Connection Settings scene)
    • ON: Differ loading album data until a song or an album is actually displayed. Best mode if you have thousands of albums.
    • OFF: Load all albums data when yaMPC connects to MPD. Scroll speed at Albums scene is faster. Best mode if you have a few hundred or less albums.
  • Always displays the currently playing song in Queue scene.
  • Long pressing an item of Genre, Artist or Composer list in Browse scene adds all matched songs to Queue. (In-App Purchase required)

Bug Fixes by yaMPC 1.2.1:

  • Fixed some crash bugs reported from users. Improved stability.
  • Next button plays the next song in Queue even in random play mode. Now next button plays a song randomly.

What's New in yaMPC 1.1.1:

  • Improved Browse scene (a feature In App Purchase is required)
    • Settings scene: Browse Method - Simple (Fast) or Complete (Accurate) options are obsolete. Now always Fast and Accurate.
    • Settings scene: Artist Browse Mode - Album Artist or Artist options are supported.
  • Albums scene
    • When album sort order is Artist, use the following tag values for sorting if either of them is defined.
      • ALBUM_ARTIST_SORT
      • ARTIST_SORT

What's New in yaMPC 1.1:

  • Connection Settings scene: Scan button auto-detects your MPD (Thanks to Bonjour!)
  • Settings scene: Albums scene sort order - by Title or Artist
  • Settings scene: Display statistical information (e.g. last db update)
  • Play scene: Info button displays song details
  • Volume scene: +/- buttons for minor volume adjustment
  • Settings scene: Support of 4 and 5 cover-arts in row for iPad

Bug Fixes by yaMPC 1.1:

  • Downloading a cover-art fails if its folder name includes Unicode combining characters (e.g. German Umlaut "ä ö ü")
  • Tapping Next button at the last song of the Queue generates "MPD Error Bad song index" error.
  • Tapping Prev button crashes yaMPC if the queue is empty.
  • If a playlist does not include any song (e.g. you removed the USB memory), “Bad song index” error is displayed.

Technical faq

Q1: How can I display album cover-arts?

Q2: Refer to the "Cover-art" page

https://www.openaudiolab.com/yampc/coverart/

Q2: How to change sort order of albums in the Albums scenes?

A2: Queue → Settings (Cogs icon)  → Albums Sort Order, tap Title or Artist

If the album does not have Album Artist tag, then yaMPC uses Artist tag of the first song in the album for sorting.
yaMPC ignores "The" in artist names for sorting. (e.g. "The Beatles" is sorted as "Beatles")

Artis sort order is supported only if Fast Open Mode is OFF.

Q3: I cannot control Volumio 2 with yaMPC

A3: Check the following two points.

  1. Volumio 2's Queue is not compatible with MPD's queue. Therefore, you cannot use Volumio 2 Web UI and yaMPC simultaneously. Make sure to clear Volumio 2's Queue (click trash icon at upper right in the Volumio Queue screen) before launching yaMPC. yaMPC will cause error if you use Volumio 2 Web UI simultaneously.
  2. Set "MPD Clients Volume Control" ON at Volumio's Volume Options if you want to control volume from yaMPC.

Q4: I added songs to MPD but yaMPC does not display albums for them.

A4: When you add songs to MPD, follow the following steps.

  1. Settings(⚙) - Update MPD database
    (You can check database updated time by Settings(⚙) - Statistical info)
  2. At Connections scene(WiFi icon), tap the connected (green) cell, wait until it turns green again.
    (or you can relaunch yaMPC to reconnect to MPD)
  3. If you added cover-art files, Settings(⚙) - Update thumbnail cache
    (You do not need step 3 if Fast Open Mode is ON)

Q5. I have replaced a cover-art file then tapped Update thumbnail cache. But yaMPC still displays the old cover-art.

A5. When you replaced cover-art files,

  1. Settings(⚙) - Clear thumbnail cache 
  2. Settings(⚙) - Update thumbnail cache
    (You do not need step 3 if Fast Open Mode is ON)