Main Media Player

Top  Previous  Next

 

Main Media Player plays all supported audio and video files.

If necessary its main window may be opened by clicking on a Main button under Players group on main software window's ribbon bar.
Generally it not necessary to open its window to start the playback.

You can start the playback from many Sprintbit Media Player features and the software will take care of everything itself.

 

This player consist a several controls that lets you to create or use playback playlists and play your media files.

 

How to add media files to playlist:

You can do it in the following ways:

 

1. Select a media files or folders in File Browser and:

a) click the Add button at the toolbar to add files or
b) click the Insert button at the toolbar to add items manually or

b) drag selected files from browser and drop onto player's list.

All single media files will be added into playlist named Media Player List. Entire playlists files will be added as separate lists and listed under their names

Media Player List is created by the software and will collect all files you add to the player

 

2. Select playlist files in File browser and add entire playlists to player.

   Playlists files will be added as separate lists and listed under their names  

 

How to play media files:

There are a few ways available to play the files

 

1. You can double click on a media file directly listed in File Browser, the playback will start immediately and the file will be added to a playlist named:
   Recent Playback

   Recent Playback playlist is created by the software itself and is collecting all files you are currently playing

2. Double click on a media file that is already listed in player's list        

3. Select a file listed in player's list and click the Play button located under the Playback menu at the toolbar.

 

Media Player Interface Components:

Toolbar

Media Files List

 

Toolbar Commands


 

Playlists

Collection of Your Playlists that are stored in Playlists Database. You can choose a playlist from drop down menu and load selected playlist into a media player

 

Add

Insert selected media files disk into a playlist. To add files select them in File Browser and click this button.
You can select even entire folders. All files from sub folders of selected folder will be also added to a player.

 

Insert

Add manually a new record to selected playlist or add whole new playlist.
When you click on this button then at the bottom of playlist editor window the following window opens:

 

 

Title

Enter new item title, this field is required only if you are going to add data as new playlist in other cases the software will get a file name from path you set

However you can enter here anything you want

Duration
Optionally you may enter the item's playback time

Location

Enter or choose new item location, this field is not required
Two small buttons located on the right side of Location text box are:

1. Paste, to paste some text from clipboard. For example an Internet station address or local file path

2. Open, will invoke a file open dialog window where from you can select a file from your computer

 

Add As Playlist

Click this button to add entered data to editor as new item in new unnamed playlist.

 

Insert To Playlist

Click this button to insert into playlist new item.

 

You may use these commands to add local files or add an Internet address as well..
 

Remove Selected

Remove selected items from playlists

 

Remove All

Remove all items from playlists

 

Move Up

Moves selected media files within the playlist Up

 

Move Down

Moves selected media files within the playlist Down
 
Playback

Playback menu includes the following commands:
 
Play

Starts the playback of selected media file, audio or video.

 

Pause

Makes a pause in playback

 

Stop

Stops the playback

 

Previous

Play previous file on the list

 

Next

Plays next file on the list
 

Selection

Selection menu includes the following commands:

 

Cut

Cuts selected media files data into a memory. Later using Paste command you can move them to a new selected position

 

Copy

Copies selected media files data into a memory. Later using Paste command you can copy them to a new selected position

 

Paste

Paste cut or copied combinations into a selected position

 

Select All

Select all media files on list

 

Clear Selection

Clear selection on a list

 

 

Options

Options menu includes the following commands:

 

Check Playback Duration

Select if you want to have media files playback time information included into playlist data.
If you select this property then during adding media files software will check for the playback time. This may slow down a little  process of adding files.
If you will have this unselected then files will be added faster and playback file time information will be updated when you the file start play.

 

Order

Playback order options. here you can choose how the files listed on a media player list will be played

Selected File

Plays selected media file one time only.

Play In Order

Player will play all files in the order they appear on a list of files to play.

Play At Random

Instead of playing the files in the order they appear on the list. Player will select a file at random to play

Repeat

The playback of current file is repeating until is manually stopped

 

Cancel

Cancel an operation pending like adding a large number of files to playlist

 

 

Media Files List


Here is the list where from you can select currently listed media files or add new.

 

The list has the following columns:

Title

Displays title of media file

Time

Displays media file playback time

Location

Displays media file location on disk