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Podcasts play but don't resume. Very buggy.

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For the one thing I was going to use it for, podcasts, it seems to be very bugged for one feature and it has been for a long time now. Resume playback. It will start at a random place in the show, usually at the beginning, instead of at the place it shows it left off from.

Also, if you want to delete some files/episodes it may crash instead and throw up a bug report dialog.

I've been looking for a competent podcast player with a resume playback feature like iTunes had, but so far I have found nothing. I'm not going back to iTunes though as I do not want to be tied into the Apple ecosystem anymore than I have to be.

I have no alternative to offer.

[Edited by thePenciler, March 23]

Also, it takes up a huge amount of resources just to run. CPU and memory. Not sure if this is intended and they meant for Miro to run on super systems or what. Very bad.

Same here, with version 6.0: I couldn't make Miro resume with podcasts. (It does resume videos though.)


linux podcast player

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The best linux podcast player I've been able to find. I have used it for a few years now.


Fine Program, Easy enough to avoid extra software . . .

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While the extra software (AVG, etc.) included in the installer is admittedly annoying, it's possible without too much trouble to bypass if you are attentive . . . It is a fine program; I'd suggest folks give it a try and not be put off.

I'd also suggest, however, that the Miro folks make it a tad easier to opt out of these silly addons.

[Edited by ln8998, November 05]


poor install

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Agree appears to install from some malware site.


Tricks users into installing the bundled AVG Toolbar

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Stay away! The installer bundles the AVG Toolbar and the install wizard makes it unnecessarily confusing to opt-out. What a shame!

Version 6.0 seems clean: no bundled toolbar appear in IE or Firefox. (I also checked the list of add-ons in both browsers to be sure.)