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Title: Feature requests for Alarm (in scheduler)
Post by: chros on January 13, 2018, 14:46:33
Hi!

I've been a long time Winamp user (http://forums.winamp.com/showpost.php?p=3148056&postcount=2120) (>20 years :) ) and I read about Aimp last weekend and I'm using it since then: and wooow! It just blew my mind! It's almost perfect!

I use ClockAmp 2.6 (http://web.archive.org/web/20090822192732/http://freewebs.com/clockamp) with Winamp and I miss only couple features from Alarm that ClockAmp 2.6 plugin has (Sleep is perfect):

1. ability to set (e.g. a checkbox) that Alarm is always preserve it state:
- e.g. I wan to wake up Windows every day at 6:00, now I always have to re-enable Alarm for the next day. So when I enable it I want to be always on.

2. ability to stop music after x minutes (e.g. 60 minutes)

3. ability to wake up computer x seconds before alarm
- this is extremely useful: Windows will wake up  (e.g. 60 seconds) before the actual playback starts.
- e.g. I script to turn on and set to proper music mode my AVR (with Task Scheduler in Windows)
-- if you're curious how then let me know :)
- e.g. when you want to wake up online radios (di.fm, last.fm, etc.) but you use a VPN connection: in this 1 minute the VPN connection can be set up

4. ability to set "Do not allow to power down computer when alarm is ON"

5. ability to show a GUI for Alarm, that also show the system clock
- take a look how ClockAmp looks like, this is really useful
- user can deside whether it visible or not (for those who don't use it)

I can upload ClockAmp and its skins somewhere if you want to play with it a bit, just let me know.

Thank you for this great software!
Title: Re: Feature requests for Alarm (in scheduler)
Post by: Zhenya on January 13, 2018, 20:00:35
2. ability to stop music after x minutes (e.g. 60 minutes)

(https://i.imgur.com/lNGDC8y.png)

Or do you really need to stop playback?
Title: Re: Feature requests for Alarm (in scheduler)
Post by: chros on January 13, 2018, 22:36:39
Thanks for the reply.
That setting belongs to Sleep Timer, right? The Sleep Timer functionality is perfect for me.

In point 2 I'm talking about a similar functionality but for only the Alarm part:
- once playback starts due to the Alarm, it can stop playback after x minutes
-- or instead of having stop fixed in the logic: in a drop-down we can select what to do (sleep/pause/stop etc.) like in Sleep Timer
- in this way you can use the Sleep Timer all the time as you set it once
Title: Re: Feature requests for Alarm (in scheduler)
Post by: Soolo on January 15, 2018, 10:53:42
- in this way you can use the Sleep Timer all the time as you set it once
https://www.aimp.ru/forum/index.php?topic=19858.0
Title: Re: Feature requests for Alarm (in scheduler)
Post by: chros on January 16, 2018, 18:25:00
Thanks for the link!
That's indeed my 1. point:
- I agree with the 2. point of your old suggestion.

Actually, what's really important for me is:
point 1.) and point 3.)

Now I'm still using ClockAmp+Winamp to achieve these (just to wake up my computer couple of minutes before), and I also have to enable alarm in Aimp every day.

Thanks for considering it.