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Plex Media Player - Audio Visualizer

johanbadenhorstjohanbadenhorst Posts: 2Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

Hi Folks,

I've just replaced my front end player with a 4k enabled GPU, at long last (yay for me!).

HOWEVER! It seems that the new PMP is a bit limited to customization.
In this I mean, no option for addons.
In particular MilkDrop2 which I had on my PHT.

This is a game killer for me as I used to hypnotise my guests/kids/pets for hours!

Now I have to actually find good content to play them....

Any future plans to implement a decent audio visualizer (on par with itunes/winamp)?

Answers

  • Wolf_666Wolf_666 Posts: 478Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    I love that feature, too!

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  • XechorizoXechorizo Posts: 1Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    Echoing the thunderous support for this feature, specially in the Browser or Xbox 360 players!

  • NKnuspererNKnusperer Posts: 3Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass
    edited June 18

    Any update on this?
    This would add so much value when playback music and have something interesting on the screen rather than just a static image.
    With projectM there already exist a Milkdrop compatible OpenGL powered implementation for Linux/Windows/Mac.

  • blaqcloudblaqcloud Posts: 130Members ✭✭
    edited July 17

    @Xechorizo said:
    Echoing the thunderous support for this feature, specially in the Browser or Xbox 360 players!

    Ditto!

    Something like this would mesmerize most guests at my house: Vizualizer

  • MaxEntropyMaxEntropy Posts: 3Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    Visualizer! Yes! How hard can it be?

  • ScopeydopeScopeydope Posts: 8Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    I would also love this!!! I have also seen the projectM opensource api: https://github.com/projectM-visualizer/projectm

  • Nala MediaNala Media Posts: 2Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    Everyone we know that uses Plex want this feature

  • arionlarionl Posts: 108Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    Adding a "me-too!" as well. I miss projectM from XBMC/Kodi.. would love to see it back in PMP :smile:

  • mshockey89mshockey89 Posts: 4Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    This is a feature I would also like to see in the app. It's not much but I stream music from my server often and I miss being able to turn on a visualizer.

  • DJ-BrianCDJ-BrianC Posts: 384Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    How about we focus on getting the thing working correctly and added the features it needs to function before we suggest a useless feature.

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  • vlangvlang Posts: 1,647Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee

    Regarding project M, this looks pretty much like a blocker: https://github.com/projectM-visualizer/projectm/issues/11
    (We'd have to force desktop GL on Windows, which would cause tons of problems.)
    Not very promising from an integration point of view.

    (Note that I don't know if we have any plans at Plex to support fancy visualization - I'm just looking at this from a technical point of view.)

  • at0mat0m Posts: 10Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    I've been hoping someone would come up with something for this the whole time i've been using plex.

  • jpbelangerjpbelanger Posts: 3Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    Please add this....Really something missing in Plex...

  • JohnkmooreJohnkmoore Posts: 2Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass
    edited November 1

    I'm planning to move my music over to Plex too (from Media Monkey). ** Would love this feature.** Is necessary to make a big code change or is it something you can just run in parallel (i.e. just kick off the process?) These are the options media monkey has http://www.mediamonkey.com/addons/browse/appearance/visualizations/ I would be fine buying one of these if Plex could kick off and kill the process as needed. If I remember right G-force/SoundSpectrum just need some parameters passed to it at the command line like artist, song name etc.

  • hezaplayahezaplaya Posts: 1Members

    This would really be a fantastic 'cherry on top' feature!

  • generatorgenerator Posts: 75Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    I can understand people love seeing a visualizer while playing music, but don't you agree most of them look tacky as hell?

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