OZradio Beta review

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OZradio is a graphical radio and recording controller. OZradio is written by Gary Baker South Australia

License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
File size: 0K
Developer: Gary Baker
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OZradio is a graphical radio and recording controller.

OZradio is written by Gary Baker South Australia. The purpose of OZradio is to provide a simple and easy to use GUI application to play and Record FM Radio on BTTV or Video4Linux Compatible cards, Play CD's, Rip CD's to Ogg Files , Play Ogg files and create Playlists.

OZRadio does not require you to have a Radio card. All other Multimedia functionality will work

OZradio has been written in a Mandrake 9.0 Kde 3.0 environment using GTK 1.2 and Glade.

Here are some key features of "OZradio":
FM Radio Tuner
Ogg File Player
Playlist Editor
CD Player
CD Autostart
CD Ripper
HTTP Album details lookup
Sound Mixer built in
Ogg Vorbis File Compression
10 different stations can be saved to programable buttons
Station Freq displayed as mouse is moved over programmed buttons
Mute button
Volume control
Volume Balance
Auto Frequency Scanning
On demand Record
Programable recording
Playback of recordings
Selectable Sampling rate for recording
Custom Labels for programmed buttons
Command line switches
Headphone volume control

GTK 1.2 or greater


The commands to build ozradio from source must be executed from the ozradio directory wherever you have placed it. The commands are:

make install

ozradio installs in /usr/local/bin

The man page is installed in /usr/local/man/man1

Help can be obtained by running ozradio and looking at the built in help or ozradio --help brings up minimal help. Or man ozradio

What's New in This Release:
Minor Bug Fixes.
Major Feature addition.
an Ogg File Player has been added with a Playlist Editor.
This allows you to play the Ogg files produced when CD's are riped by OZRadio.
The playlist Editor Creates, modifies and deletes Playlists of Ogg Files an or Directorys containing Ogg Files.

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