Stretto v2.0.0 Release Notes

Release Date: 2019-01-28 // over 3 years ago
  • ๐Ÿš€ The last 2 years of work towards the next version of Stretto have culminated in a website I'm proud to release as version 2.0.

    โฌ†๏ธ The new website has an upgrader so you can export your old Stretto libraries as JSON and it will automatically re-find your tracks as youtube or soundcloud items.

    ๐Ÿ†“ This new website behaves quite differently to the old version, instead of maintaining copies of all your local media files, it simply backs every track with a youtube or soundcloud song and plays it transparently through an iframe. Think of it as a way to let youtube and soundcloud host your music for you free of charge.

    Some key features it is launching with are:

    • Chart discovery, find new music from the top charts of iTunes and Spotify
    • Import from Spotify
    • Automatic lyric fetching
    • ๐Ÿ‘ A basic Android app (supports loading your library and playing songs at this point, no offline caching yet)
    • ๐Ÿ†“ Completely free and hosted by me so you don't have to!

    Go to Stretto

Previous changes from v0.0.6

    • switch to using unsplash images for missing cover art
    • โž• add youtube search functionality to search bar (now you can find any song!*)
    • download youtube downloading on systems without ffmpeg (downloads ffmpeg the first time the player launches if it can't be found)
    • โž• add linux ARM support

    *cross-references with iTunes for info, so has to be on both iTunes and youtube