This is, by far, the worst phone app I've ever purchased. This app frequently crashes. Even so, it's the best solution I've found (so far) to access a Booksonic server.
Absolutely amazing stuff. Once you configure it, it is perfect. Configuring is not that hard. I chose the docker container for the server. Once a few books are on the server and you can play them from any home computer via your web-browser, you can try android client configuration. The little confusing stuff for me was that it could not connect initially, but then I realised - you have to choose your home access point name (SSID). That makes sense - so that booksonic client does not try to connect to server in any other networks. Greatest thing for audiobooks. And I am not even mentioning podcasts yet - subscribe to any rss easily and keep episodes on your home server.
Configuring this app is a real headache if you aren't network savvy. I finally got to pull up by books on my android device but I cannot access them remotely which means if I'm away from the house I cannot stream or begin syncing new tracks to listen to later. I was pretty certain I read that the server allowed for remote access but I could be wrong.
Can't connect to my reverse Proxy, because AES256 cipher suites are unable to connect. Any way you could allow any of these suites: Cipher Suites TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_AES_256_GCM_SHA384 TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA384 TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA ? I know Java does not support these by default.. Otherwise a great app!
App is great. Sometimes the position in the book is lost on restarts. After pausing the audio the battery seems to drain rapidly with background CPU usage time very highly.
Really like the idea of an audiobook server, and have started to implement it, but am struggling with how to organize the server's files. Is there a help file or advice. I would like to divide the audobooks by genre, then author, then title. How many subdirectory levels is supported? Can you implement Genre's as a top level selection? I created sub-directories like "fiction" "Mystery" "sci-fi" . My family will be more into using this if they don't have to wade through titles they are not interested in. Thanks so much for your hard work.
* Fixed rewind/fastforward missing
* Updated Chromecast app
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