Release Details



Version 3.0AA

Changes since version 3.0Z, the previous version:
  • Keyboard Screen -- A problem that caused an error message to appear when a character was entered following a space was fixed.
  • History Screen -- A problem that prevented copying and pasting songs from the History Screen to the Main Screen was fixed.


Version 3.0Z

Changes since version 3.0Y, the previous version:
  • Main Screen -- A problem that sometimes prevented the main screen from being displayed properly when a button was double clicked was fixed.
  • Import Screen -- A problem that prevented the screen from appearing for some users was fixed.


Version 3.0Y

Changes since version 3.0X, the previous version:
  • Main Screen -- A problem that sometimes prevented the main screen from appearing was fixed.
  • Main Screen -- A problem that prevented a song of over 100 minutes from playing was fixed.
  • Main Screen -- A problem with the appearance of the fast forward and rewind buttons immediately after the skin is changed was fixed.
  • Select Song Screen -- A problem that sometimes prevented the screen from opening up was fixed.
  • Import Screen -- A problem that sometimes caused an error message when importing songs was fixed.
  • Config Screen -- A problem with the control for setting font size for dance buttons was fixed.
  • Config Screen -- A control for setting font size for titles and artists was added.
  • Startup -- The Database Check was eliminated.


Version 3.0X

Changes since version 3.0W, the previous version:
  • Import Screen -- A problem that caused import to crash on a bad song file was fixed.
  • Startup -- A problem that sometimes prevented the program from starting up after an upgrade was fixed.


Version 3.0W

Changes since version 3.0V, the previous version:
  • Select Song Screen -- Problems witn the Pick Button and the Push Pin Button were fixed.
  • Song Settings Screen -- A problem with editing Title and Artist was fixed.
  • Tempo Screen -- A problem with loading the screen on a computer with a low resolution monitor was fixed.
  • Tempo Screen -- A problem with background color was fixed.


Version 3.0V

Changes since version 3.0U, the previous version:
  • Main Screen -- Performance of the shut down process was improved.
  • Main Screen -- A problem that caused an error message to pop up during export of a song was fixed.
  • Select Song Screen -- A problem that caused the Push Pin button and others to be set incorrectly was fixed.
  • Options Messages -- Conversion to some non-working file types (oog, aac, flac) was disabled.
  • Import Screen -- A problem that sometimes caused import to quit working was fixed.
  • Splash Screen -- The splash screen was eliminated.


Version 3.0U

Changes since version 3.0T, the previous version:
  • Main Screen -- A problem with column headers was fixed.
  • Tempo Screen -- A button to reset the speed to its original unadjusted speed was added.
  • Select Song Screen -- A problem with setting minimum rating for songs to appear on the screen was fixed.
  • Error Messages -- The EZ Play DJ version number was added to the error message popup.


Version 3.0T

Changes since version 3.0S, the previous version:
  • Select Songs Screen -- A problem that prevented some songs with Russian titles from being played was fixed.


Version 3.0S

Changes since version 3.0R, the previous version:
  • Maintain Albums Screen -- A problem that prevented an album from being recorded was fixed.


Version 3.0R

Changes since version 3.0Q, the previous version:
  • Main Screen -- A problem with editing the currently playing list was fixed.
  • Select Song Screen -- A problem that slowed doen the opening of the screen was fixed.
  • Import Screen -- A problem that caused the system to crash when an attempt was made to access a file or folder for which permission is denied by Windows was fixed.
  • Stability -- A problem that caused periodic crashes on some PCs was fixed.
  • Skins -- A problem with loading skins into the program was fixed.


Version 3.0Q

Changes since version 3.0P, the previous version:
  • Main Screen -- Work was done on a problem with editing the currently playing list.
  • Stability -- More work was done on a problem that caused periodic crashes on some PCs.
  • Skins -- Work was done on a problem with loading skins into the program.


Version 3.0P

Changes since version 3.0O, the previous version:
  • Select Song Screen -- A problem with editing the title and artist was fixed.
  • Import Screen -- A problem with importing large files was fixed.
  • Help Screen -- A problem that prevented the Help Screen from being opened was fixed.
  • Stability -- More work was done on a problem that caused periodic crashes on some PCs.


Version 3.0O

Changes since version 3.0N, the previous version:
  • Select Song Screen -- A problem with button coloring was fixed.
  • Tempo Screen -- A problem with the display of the tempo range was fixed.
  • Tempo Screen -- A problem with using the mouse to make a selection was fixed.
  • Mac -- More preparatory work was done to make the program run on a Mac.


Version 3.0N

Changes since version 3.0M, the previous version:
  • Select Song Screen -- More work was done to speed up opening the screen.
  • Stability -- More work was done to prevent periodic crashes on some PCs.
  • Mac -- Some preparatory work was done to make the program run on a Mac.


Version 3.0M

Changes since version 3.0L, the previous version:
  • Select Song Screen -- Work was done to speed up opening the screen.
  • Stability -- More work was done to prevent periodic crashes on some PCs.


Version 3.0L

Changes since version 3.0K, the previous version:
  • Tempo Screen -- A problem was fixed which prevented the dance type from being changed.


Version 3.0K

Changes since version 3.0J, the previous version:
  • Main Screen -- A problem was fixed which caused the speed control not to work for MPM and BPM.
  • Stability -- Work was done to prevent periodic crashes on some PCs.


Version 3.0J

Changes since version 3.0I, the previous version:
  • Character Sets -- The ability to work with Russian (and possibly other) character sets was added.
  • Database Update -- Automatic update of the database from EZ Play DJ 1.2 format to the current format was enaabled.
  • Main Screen -- A problem was fixed which caused the first button press to do nothing.
  • Record Screen -- A problem with canceling the recording of songs from CDs was fixed.
  • Record Screen -- An error message that sometimes appeared when recording from CDs was eliminated.
  • Song Files -- A problem with some imported wav files and recorded CD tracks being playable only in the EZ Play DJ was fixed.
  • Song Files -- A problem with some songs having the wrong length saved was fixed.
  • Font Sizes -- Font size on the Edit and Search parts of the Main Screen was fixed.


Version 3.0I

Changes since version 3.0H, the previous version:
  • Main Screen -- Fast Forward and Reverse buttons were fixed for Windows 8 touch screen.
  • Main Screen -- Search and Edit scrolling controls were fixed for Windows 8 touch screen.
  • Main Screen -- Songs that incorrectly had a play time of 4:15 stored in the database were fixed.
  • Keyboard Screen -- A problem that caused an error message when the screen was opened was fixed.


Version 3.0H

Changes since version 3.0G, the previous version:
  • Maintenance Screens -- Quick navigation was added to the maintenance screens for dances, albums, and play lists.
  • Main Screen -- Quick navigation was fixed for albums and play lists.
  • Main Screen -- Playlist button coloring was fixed.
  • Main Screen -- A problem that occasionally set song length incorrectly, to 4:15, was fixed.
  • Main Screen -- A problem that occasionally caused error message during fast forward was fixed.
  • Main Screen -- A problem that caused speed lock on main screen to fail was fixed.
  • Song Settings Screen -- A problem that caused error message after manual calibration of tempo was fixed.


Version 3.0G

Changes since version 3.0F, the previous version:
  • Record Screen -- A problem that prevented CD tracks from being loaded more than one at a time was fixed.


Version 3.0F

Changes since version 3.0E, the previous version:
  • Tempo Screen -- NDCA International Tempi for professional competition was updated to reflect recent changes.


Version 3.0E

Changes since version 3.0D, the previous version:
  • Font Sizes -- It is now possible to make font sizes bigger or smaller, if they are not correct for the resolution and size of the monitor.
  • Immediate Fade -- Immediate Fade allows you to fade down to a lower volume, then when you are ready, increase volume back to its original level. The lower level can now be set to one of the following levels -- 25%, 10%, or 0% of full volume.
  • Main Screen -- The logo is always displayed, and can be set to be in color or in black and white.
  • Main Screen -- A problem with the color of the Play/Edit/Search/Export tabs was fixed.
  • Main Screen -- The increment for MPM and BPM was fixed, so that it now conforms to the increment on the Options Screen.
  • Tempo Screen -- A problem with the buttons in the left side of the screen used for selecting a dance was fixed.
  • Song Setting Screen -- The rating is now displayed properly.
  • Keyboard Screen -- A problem with the label on the 'Y' key was fixed.
  • Fonts -- A font that is not always available in Windows was replaced with one that is.


Version 3.0D

Changes since version 3.0C, the previous version:
  • Tempo Screen -- There are now many more tempi to choose from: ballroom (DVIDA, NDCA, WDC, WSDF), country (UCWDC), and Irish (CLRG).
  • Tempo Screen -- The dance categorization (e.g., Ballroom, International, NDCA) is now selected in the list box instead of by using buttons.
  • Tempo Screen -- Clicking on a dance name in the list will now select it. It is no longer necessary to scroll up or down with the button controls.
  • Main Screen -- There are now more options for default dance button and column heading sets: ballroom, country, irish, or any combination thereof.
  • Main Screen -- Instructors and Students are now on separate buttons at the bottom of the screen.
  • Main Screen -- Clear Playlist is now a separate button. It is not longer necessary to hold down the Stop button 5 seconds to clear the playlist.
  • Main Screen -- The Help button once again works and brings up the latest help file, not an old one.
  • Options Screen -- The increment for manually setting MPM or BPM can now be set to .1, .5, 1, or 5 beats.
  • Options Screen -- There are now half star ratings, so instead of only a 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 star rating a song can be rated 0, .5, 1, 1.5, 2, 2.5, 3, 3.5, 4, 4.5, or 5 stars.
  • Options Screen -- It is now possible to set a minimum rating for songs that appear in Dance Lists (rounds).
  • Options Screen -- There are now warning messages for some of the riskier option settings.
  • Maintain Dances Screen -- When songs are sorted by artist the songs with no artist specified are now listed last, not first.
  • Dance List Screen -- There is now a randomize feature to allow random song sort, sort first by artist then randomly, and sort first by rating then randomly.
  • Config Screen -- There are now four logo options: black and red, black , custom, and none.
  • Config Screen -- If the selected sound card (e.g., a USB sound card) is removed, the program will select the default sound card instead of generating an error message.
  • Program Startup -- An incorrectly initialized delay between songs which sometimes occurred at program startup was fixed.
  • Song Playback -- Some error messages which popped up occasionally during song playback were eliminated.
  • Song Playback -- A problem which caused the currently playing song to be rewound when another song was moved up or down in the playlist was fixed.


Version 3.0C

Changes since version 3.0B, the previous version:
  • Tempo Screen -- In addition to NDCA (National Dance Council of America) tempi on the Tempo Screen there are now WDSF (World DanceSport Federation) tempi and UCWDC (United Country Western Dance Council) tempi.
  • Tempo Screen -- American 9 Dances have been separated from other American style dances in the list box on the Tempo Screen.
  • Record Screen -- A problem with converting CD tracks to MP3 files on the Record Screen has been fixed.
  • Main Screen -- A problem with the Help button on the Main Screen on a Windows 8 PC has been fixed.


Version 3.0B

Changes since version 3.0A, the previous version:
  • History Screen -- There are now navigation buttons to speed up scrolling all the way to the top or bottom of the screen.
  • History Screen -- It is now possible to select a song or range of sings on the History Screen and send them to the play list on the main screen.  This works only for songs that were added to history after installing this upgrade, so it is recommended that you clear history after installation.
  • NDCA Tempo Screen -- The Beats per Measure for Merengue was corrected, from 4 to 2   This corrected Measures per Minute for Merengue, which was also incorrect.
  • Program Freeze before Showing Main Screen -- A bug which is known to have afflicted only one customer was fixed.


Version 3.0A

Changes since version 2.0R, the previous version:
  • Measures per Minute -- Speed can now be expressed in measures per minute or beats per minute.  There are several ways to enter or calculate it.
  • Windows Tablet -- The program has been tested successfully on a Windows tablet PC running Windows 8.
  • Playlist Play Time -- The play time for an Editable Playlist can be calculated, taking into account fade settings and pause between songs.
  • Stereo or Mono Playback for MP3 Files -- MP3 songs (but no other song file types) can now be played in Mono mode instead of the default mode Stereo.
  • Selectable Audio Card -- If you have more than one sound card in your PC you can now select the one to be used by the EZ Play DJ.
  • Faster Volume Control Setting -- It doesn't take so long to set the volume on the Song Settings screen.
  • Program Activation -- Error Message that sometimes appears after Activation has been eliminated.
  • Edit Playlist -- Scrolling problems on the Edit Playlist section of the Main Screen have been eliminated.
  • Song Settings Screen -- Error messages that sometimes appear after closing Song Settings screen have been eliminated.
  • Pick Five -- Duplicate songs in multiple Pick Fives have been eliminated.