BallroomDJ 3.19.9

BallroomDJ is a ballroom music player. It is designed to let the computer choose the music and to be able to play music the entire evening without intervention. It features flexible playlists, music queue management, requests, seeking in songs, speed with pitch control, and an optional audio file organizer. Songs may be adjusted with start and end trimming, speed adjustments and volume adjustments without changing the audio file.

Tags end-users linux macos windows tk tcl player ballroom
License Zlib
State stable

Recent Releases

3.19.912 Apr 2018 04:40 minor bugfix: 3.19.9 (stable) Bug Fixes: Music Manager: Fixed track sort (introduced in 3.15.6.1).
3.19.8.110 Apr 2018 02:01 minor bugfix: 3.19.8.1 (2018-4-9) (stable) Bug Fixes: Linux: Fix install. Windows Install: Properly install the startup program. Player: Fixed incorrect max play time when repeat is on.
3.19.706 Apr 2018 13:21 minor bugfix: BallroomDJ 3.19.7 (2018-4-5) (stable) Changes: Force switch the player from 'VLC' to 'Integrated VLC' if possible. VLC: allow seek at slow speeds for VLC version 3.0.0 and later. Organization: Added iTunes default organization path. Font Scale: Rearranged display. Bug Fixes: Options: User Interface: always set font display. Fixed an issue with comboboxes interacting badly with scrolling areas and resizable frames. Song List Editor: Added some validation for song list names. Song List Editor: Fix dance display when marquee display is updated. Fixed issues with incorrect and bouncing resizable frames. Linux: Match menu colors to current standard. Internal: More robust windows install for .exe and .dll files. Rearranged files. Code cleanup. Removed all telemetry code as I don't think it will help that much. Windows: Moved SoX into the BallroomDJ install package. Prepare for libmpv support (the libmpv interface is not quite working yet).
3.19.626 Mar 2018 23:23 minor bugfix: BallroomDJ 3.19.6 (2018-3-26) (stable) Bug Fixes: Fixed display problems in help and dialogs (tree view) when font scaling or the font size is changed. Options: User Interface: Fix width sizing again.
3.19.517 Mar 2018 04:55 minor bugfix: BallroomDJ 3.19.5 (2018-3-16) (stable) Bug Fixes: Linux: Update installer for Ubuntu 14.04, allow ffmpeg to not get installed.
3.19.416 Mar 2018 05:55 minor feature: BallroomDJ 3.19.4 (2018-3-15) (Combined change log for 3.19.x) New Features: Player: option to embed the history display in the player view. Song List Editor: Added a restore backup function. Player: Added a menu selection to open the player and marquee options. Changes: Song List Editor: Implemented locking so that multiple ballroomdj instances cannot edit the same song list. Player: Moved the 'pause each song' button into the action menu. History: Moved 'requeue as external' into the history menu. Player: Removed option to place music queue on the right. Bug Fixes: Remove characters when writing tags to prevent a crash. Music Manager: Fix a crash with the mouse wheel. Song List Editor: Mark as modified when a selection is added. Music Manager: Fixed number of lines displayed when switching between different display modes. Song Lists: Cleaned up backup rotation. Internal: Upgrade mutagen to version 1.40.0
3.19.125 Feb 2018 02:40 minor bugfix: 3.19.1 (2018-2-24) (development) Bug Fixes: Player: Fixed incorrect display due to embedded history pane.
3.19.023 Feb 2018 02:57 minor feature: 3.19.0 (2018-2-23) (stable) New Features: Player: option to embed the history display in the player view. Changes: Player: Moved the 'pause each song' button into the action menu. History: Moved 'requeue as external' into the history menu. Player: Removed option to place music queue on the right. Internal: Upgrade mutagen to version 1.40.0
3.18.402 Feb 2018 03:05 minor bugfix: 3.18.4 2018-1-30 (stable) Bug Fixes: Linux: Install: Add support for OpenSUSE. Linux: Install: Add support for Solus. Linux: Install: Fixes for arch installation. Linux: Fix check for libvlc for newer 64-bit debian based systems. Linux: Add support for OpenSUSE, Solus. Fix refresh button for audio sink list. Internal: Linux: rearrange files.
3.18.308 Jan 2018 20:08 minor bugfix: 3.18.3 (2018-1-8) (stable) Changes: Telemetry: Added a switch in the global options to turn telemetry off. Bug Fixes: Linux: Install: Cleaned up the INSTALLER script so that it is more user friendly. Linux: Install: arch: Remove vlc-nightly for Manjaro systems. Linux: Install: fedora: Fixed missing Fedora 27 dependency. Linux: Fixed scaling and display of checkboxes. Options: Marquee: Fix width adjustment for font name. Font chooser: Fixed display width. Internal: File rearrangement. 3.18.2 (2017-12-30) (stable) Bug Fixes: Fix telemetry reporting and errorlog reporting to report on startup, not exit.
3.18.128 Dec 2017 21:09 minor bugfix: Bug Fixes: Black: Fixed file manager text color. Multiple Instances: Clean up startup search to use existing defined instances first. Windows 32-bit: Reverted to use mutagen version 1.38 (broken in version 3.17.0 - Windows XP not supported by 1.39). Linux: Fedora: Added work arounds for Fedora problems. About: fix to work when no network connection. Internal: Added telemetry to see what functions are used so that support can be improved. Can be turned off with the .bdjnosend file. Updated Tcl/Tk to version 8.6.8.
3.18.023 Dec 2017 19:42 minor feature: New Features: Player: History: Create a new song list from the history of played songs. Changes: Song List Editor: Export/Import for BallroomDJ: Linux: ui change to remove volume path. Bug Fixes: Player: History: Fix history display on startup and on finish of played song. Update: fixed for future versions. Song List Editor: Export/Import for BallroomDJ: fixed various issues.
3.17.214 Dec 2017 02:37 minor bugfix: Bug Fixes: Attempt a fix for a rare crash when using the mouse wheel. Linux: Added support for Fedora systems in INSTALLER script. Linux: Fixed support for SoX on arch based systems (INSTALLER). Linux/Fedora: work around a bug.
3.17.112 Dec 2017 12:43 minor bugfix: Bug Fixes: Player: More fixes for a potential crash on exit. Fixed background color issues. Music Manager: Fixed display of marks for played songs. Music Manager: continuous playback mode is disabled except when in playback mode. Player: Fix volume reset on exit when there are multiple instances of ballroomdj running. Player: Fix rounding error display for countdown timers. Multiple Instances: Fixed a bug registering the main instance. Fixes for possible socket hangs.
3.17.023 Nov 2017 13:38 minor feature: New Features: Music Manager: Playback mode has been enhanced with a 'continuous playback' option. Player: Added an option to insert requests at the currently selected position in the music queue instead of at the end. Changes: Linux: Added support for arch based systems to the linux installer. Bug Fixes: Player: Fixed an occasional crash with an unitialized variable. Fixed a potential crash when a bad song list file was loaded. Export for CD: Fixed a crash when the audio file is missing. Export as M3U: Fixed a potential crash with bad audio files. Music Manager/Auto-Organize: Fixed rename handling. Player/History: Prevent a possible crash. Clean up icons. Internal: Upgraded mutagen to version 1.39.
3.15.6.229 Oct 2017 12:34 minor bugfix: Bug Fixes : Fixed update function (broken in 3.15.0)
3.15.6.124 Oct 2017 13:19 minor feature: New Features : Audio identification services using MusicBrainz and AcoustID; Automatic and sequenced playlists can select songs based on the BPM range. Changes : Export for CD will now convert .m4a, .wma and other previously unsupported audio file types. Bug Fixes : Mac OS X startup fixed. Fixed for 'export for CD' function; many other bug fixes.
3.13.429 Jul 2017 16:49 minor bugfix: Various bug fixes.
3.13.225 Jul 2017 12:55 minor feature: Dual Queue interface has been enhanced and made easier to use; Added a per dance maximum play time to playlists; New web interface with some basic controls; Bug fixes.
3.10.508 Jun 2017 04:46 minor feature: Bug Fixes: (a) Song List Editor: Import from BallroomDJ: (1) Fixed display of status messages. (2) Re-using an existing song list name will now overwrite it properly. (3) Fixed a crash on import. (4) Fixed focus on entry field. (b) Linux: (1) Updated installation to replace any python-mutagen with the current working version. (2) Updates to linux sample scripts. (3) Initial startup will attempt a work-around for xfce maximize problem. (4) Fixed volume glitch on startup (VLC volume is tied to pulseaudio).