Windows 10 Modern Standby

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YorkieBar
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Windows 10 Modern Standby

Post by YorkieBar » Wed Mar 15, 2017 5:55 am

Like all "desktop app" the Windows version of MM stops playing when the screen goes off on a Windows 10 device with "Modern Standby" (previously "Connected Standby" in WIndows 8 ).

It would be good if MM could keep playing after the screen goes dark. I saw that there was a Windows 8 Metro app that was withdrawn a couple of years ago, so obviously a start was made. Has this been abandoned, or is there something in the pipeline?

Peke
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Re: Windows 10 Modern Standby

Post by Peke » Sat Mar 18, 2017 10:55 pm

Hi,
Main problem with modern apps is that Microsoft abandoned them in Win 10. Even they work they are not supported/encouraged anymore. MM Modern version is not abandoned but rather stalled for a moment till Microsoft decide on modern apps future and course of development.

Full player support in standby mode is on our to do list for MM5.
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