Old 8th August 2011, 11:39   #1
STiSev
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Posts: 71
How to resume MP3 audiobooks?

Hi all,
I searched my brains off -- both forum and Google and have yet to come up with a decent solution.

I have a bunch of audiobooks that I listen to. It's a real PITA when I change to music and lose my position.

What I am looking for is something like iPhone's M4B "bookmark saving". Essentially, when I am playing my audiobook, then switching to the other MP3, it resumes to that position in the audiobook.



I have found a reference to going to History option and resume podcasts, but this doesn't really seem to do anything. What format is a podcast is?

I have tried several plugins, including resumer, winamp OEM options, slide and .... (all of these I found referenced in Winamp threads).

I really, really don't want to use another player for my audiobooks, since I love Winamp so much. <3
STiSev is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 8th August 2011, 22:45   #2
STiSev
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Posts: 71
shameless bump
STiSev is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 8th August 2011, 22:58   #3
DrO
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 27,873
oh come on it's only just over 11hrs since you first posted. bumping maybe after a few days, but not that soon. also being an older forum user you should know that you cannot expect a response immediately.

-daz
DrO is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28th September 2011, 09:24   #4
STiSev
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Posts: 71
Hi DrO,
Sorry about the bump before. I posted this about roughly 1 1/2 months ago and no solution exists. Any chance you could add one to DrO's Winamp Plug-ins.
Basically, copy all of the foo_bookmarks features entirely. You don't have to worry about the interface, options, etc... just the programming.

I know there are others with similar requests (I found them via google).
The closest answer I found was Amarok for Winamp, but it is badly buggy, does NOT autosave, out of development, and the author does not answer. Once you add a bookmark, you have to MANUALLY save the bookmark, otherwise it doesn't save, even though you added it (wtf!?). Anyways, I've given up on Amarok and almost entirely given up on Winamp playing my audiobooks, unless my wishlist thread gets answered.
It's really sad, since I want Winamp to be my primary media player.

Foobar does exactly what I want with foo_bookmarks (http://www.hydrogenaudio.org/forums/...opic=46612&hl=)

There's a ton of options to tune it exactly as you like, too. The problem with foobar is that it's not Winamp with all of my configurations.

For anyone also googling/seeking similar solution, there is none. I have looked.


Use foobar for your MP3 audiobooks for the time being or forever.
STiSev is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28th September 2011, 10:05   #5
MrSinatra
Forum King
 
MrSinatra's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: WKPS, State College
Posts: 5,623
Send a message via AIM to MrSinatra
should merge these over here:

http://forums.winamp.com/showthread.php?t=335325

PENN STATE Radio or http://www.LION-Radio.org/
--
BUG #1 = Winamp skips short tracks
Wish #1 = Multiple Column Sorting
Wish #2 = Add TCMP/Compilation editing
MrSinatra is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28th September 2011, 10:21   #6
STiSev
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Posts: 71
Why? One is a request, one is a question
STiSev is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 19th February 2013, 08:38   #7
omaudio
Member
 
omaudio's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 63
Send a message via ICQ to omaudio
Sure would love audiobook support.

Win7x64, 8GB RAM, Winamp Pro 5.666 b3516
Android: Winamp Pro 1.4.15
omaudio is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Go Back   Winamp & Shoutcast Forums > Winamp > Winamp Technical Support

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump