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MediaMonkey

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Application Details:

Version: 3.0.6.1190
License: Free to use
URL: http://mediamonkey.com
Votes: 35
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.3.9

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What works

  • Playing music (once you have your Wine installation set up correctly for audio)
  • Tagging 
  • Importing music collection
  • Searching
  • Skinning
  • Changing options/preferences
  • Place star ratings on music
  • Playlist
Everything I have tried so far works.



What does not

The install instructions I followed recommended remove the dll's for media devices (ipod, MMS, etc.) so obviously they don't work as such, and I assume those instructions were given because they would cause issues if left there.

I must say I have not tried many features as it was so slow and graphically so jumpy and sluggish that I personally found it unusable. Even starting it takes so long to show the splash screen that the first time I tried I ended up trying three more times thinking it had failed.

I like MM a lot. It was my one and only audio manager/player on Windows (for the past three years or more) and I was keen to run it on Linux. With the sluggishness etc. I think I will have to pass for now.

UPDATE: It seems that after running MM a few times its performance is improving. I have no explanation as to why. It is now far more usable than it was right after installing it earlier today.

Workarounds

What was not tested

MM has a lot of features, so I can not report on exactly which do and don't work. I found the performance issues too much to bother trying everything out.

Hardware tested

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Additional Comments

This system is a laptop: compaq nx7010 with 2GB ram, Radion 9200, Intel Centrino processor. Perhaps a newer and more powerful machine would handle MM on Wine better.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Dec 28 20101.3.9Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
CurrentUbuntu 8.10 "Intrepid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Feb 25 20091.1.15Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 8.10 "Intrepid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jan 03 20091.1.12Yes Yes SilverJim Rorie 

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