CompuHost continues to improve through the
suggestions and feedback from our valued users.
- ISSUE: During playback of some multichannel CD+G discs (Most
notably NuTech "SAV" series discs) double lyrics were displayed
- Added ability to to add "Media Player Based" (CD/CD+G/SCDG/VCD/File)
requests to a Performer's Song Request Queue.
- During Video Playback, the applicable Video CODEC description is
displayed in the lower Status Bar (Shown only when MP3Sentry and
Video Performance Monitor is not activated (default)). This is
useful when determining Video Playback problems associated with
- USB License Key Drivers (Dongle) are now fully Windows 8
compatible. Applies to GEN-I License Users (Dongle) only.
- Windows 8 is now properly identified within the System
- BUG: If performing multiple Song Cataloging/Indexing operations
on multiple file locations (folders), it was possible that more than
one selection could be assigned the same Song Number, This resulted
in incorrect song selections being added to Performer Song Request
Queues at times. To correct the issue, please update your CompuHost
V2 installation to the latest revision and rebuild your SongList
catalog, thus removing/correcting the errant entries.
- ISSUE: It was possible to launch the FillerTunes Player in
AutoPlay mode while a Media Based (CD/CD+G etc.) performance was
- ISSUE: MP4 file selections were not available within the File
Dialog while adding song selections to the FillerTunes Playlist.
- ISSUE: KJ Media Pro HD Setup/Configuration dialog was not
displaying correctly when using certain display themes. FIXED
Version 1.85 Released May 18, 2010
Version 1.80 Released November 18, 2009
Click here for more information regarding
this exciting revision!
Click Here for CDGRip V2 Revision
New "Past Performer Drop-Down" added to the "Add Performer" dialog.
New "Hidden Info" Feature!
Performer's Song Queue Enhanced!
Songlist Viewer Enhanced!
Easier than ever to reassign a Song Selection to another Performer!
Incredible New and Innovative "AutoPlay" Feature!
MP4 and M4A Support Added!
Errors found while Importing/Cataloging Song Files are now
conveniently displayed following the Importation/Cataloging process!
CompuHost "LockDown Mode" Added
New "Global HotKey" Support!
New Windows Sentry prevents Windows from accidentally being
relocated off screen.
Adding Multiple Song selections from a Performer's History may at
times add unrecognizable selections to the Performer's Queue -FIXED
At times Background Images are improperly assigned to the wrong
When a user would add a song to the FillerTunes Playlist and move
the song up to the top of the playlist, several already played songs
would move up also. -FIXED
CD+G Brand now displayed in Singer's Queue
DiscId-Track now displayed in Singer's History
Added Windows Title Bars to most Windows/Dialogs to facilitate
moving the window. Window position is saved to allow for custom
Added "Windows" menu option to reset Window positions to default if
Column width settings retained after user resizes columns in
Performer History and SongList Search dialogs, allowing for custom
user-defined column widths.
Added "RapidSearch File Search" feature to FillerTunes.
Added "Reset Song Numbering Sequence" option to MP3+G Import Window
Added "Button Sets" to AudioBits and VideoBits to allow for
additional buttons (45 each). Each have THREE Button Sets, Sets A,
Added ability to "FLAG" Song Listings as "Flagged", "Offensive",
"Damaged" along with a "Note". Ongoing Performances can be "Flagged"
by pressing CTRL-E. All "Flagged" listings can be listed in the
SongList Search/Edit Dialog by utilizing the NEW "Display Flagged
Listings Only" button.
Added ability to designate that a listing "NOT" be included in the
Added "Band Identifiers" to Equalizer display.
Added ability to change fonts and sizes for Screen Headings etc.
Added ability to change "Scroller" Font and Color. (Found under
Added "Pause" feature to FillerTunes Player.
Added "Batch Edit" to Main History Dialog, allowing batch changes to
misspelled Performer names.
Added Color-Coding in Songlist display to easily identify flagged
Added "Right-Click" menu to Songlist Display to facilitate Flag
Added ability to designate Custom Scroller Text. Accessable in
Scroller Rotation Setup.
File Dialog would not allow filename changes at times - FIXED
At times, background images from one performer may be carried over
to other performers. - FIXED
Added Exciting New File Selection Dialog
-Allows for rapid File Searches including Recursive Searches
(Searching Subfolders) while making file selections. Great for
searching and adding FillerTunes Audio Files.
- Allows for Multiple File Selection (CTRL-Click, SHIFT-Click,
CTRL-A) where applicable.
- Includes an innovative "InstaFolder" feature that provides several
configurable InstaFolder Buttons that once configured, allow jumping
to the configured folder as easy as clicking a button!
New "Random Selection (Kamikaze)" feature while adding songs to a
Includes a New MP3Sentry feature that scans and identifies
Bad/Corrupt MP3 Audio Files on the fly.
Inactivating/Activating Performers now updates the "Next Performance
Songlist Search feature now allows for "Broad Match" (ALL Fields)
Field (Title, Artist, or Disc ID) specific searches.
Performer History is now preserved during SongList Rebuilds!
CompuHost assigned Song Numbers are now preserved between SongList
Ability to make MULTIPLE Selections from Searchable SongList!
New BROAD MATCH SongList Search capability! All searches now include
the Title, Artist, Manufactures Disk ID and CompuHost assigned ID
columns by default. Selecting the Title, Artist, Disc ID tabs now
simply change the displayed results order. Therefore you can now
enter "pres lone sc" to quickly locate your SC version of "Are You
Lonesome Tonight" by "Elvis Presley"!
Main Performer History dialog (History|View History) includes new
functionality such as multiple/selective exports, selective
Minor corrections to eliminate occasional errors during SongList
Refreshing. Tracks ripped and imported by CDGRip did not always
reflect immediately after ripping.
Includes CDGRip v.1.57.12 which includes changes necessary to
correct File Permission errors on some computers and enhancements
and fixes directed toward users that may have been experiencing
issues with some external USB CDROM devices..
BUG FIX: When overriding the proposed Performer position while
adding Performers, and utilizing the instant popup Song Selection
dialog, the selected songs were not being placed with the correct
performer at times. FIXED.
FIX: Errors were produced when playing corrupted CDG files. File
corruption is now ignored to allow continued playback. However,
corrupted CDG files may produce unexpected visual lyrics playback.
Version 1.56 Released February 13, 2007
Added Windows Vista Compatibility
Added Performance Monitor
Extensive Optimizations intended to reduce CPU
Usage and improve Memory Management.
Added ability to change the TEMPO (Speed) of a
TEMPO changes are saved and recalled from history.
Added ability to replace the Visual Lyrics
Background of MOST Karaoke Songs with user selectable Images.
Option to save Background Image to Performer's
History for automatic recall.
Ongoing "FillerTunes" now pause when a Karaoke
Performance is launched. User also has the option of launching a
new FillerTune after each Karaoke Performance.
AutoFade, AutoRotate Method, and "Turn OFF
Automatic Song Request Query" added to the options saved and
recalled by utilizing the "Save and Recall Setup" features.
Added "All Supported Formats" option to all File
Selection Dialogs to facilitate faster file selections.
Last Folder accessed when adding "FillerTunes" and
"Background Images" is now saved. The saved Folder location is
automatically recalled when reopening the File Dialog.
Added support for the UNDERSCORE character within
the filename when importing MP3+G/WMA+G files
Import process now creates an ERROR LOG file to
assist in determining why song files are not imported.
The ERROR LOG File (importerrors.log) is created in
the CompuHost Program Folder (default: \Program Files\CompuHost).
Includes CDGRip v.1.56 which now offers support for
adjusting the Ripping Speed, thus reducing the possiblilty of
Garbled Lyrics output on some faster CDROM devices.
Added option to automatically delete a Performer
when the Performer does NOT have additional Song Requests. (Only
applies to "ROTATE" AutoRotate Method)
Added "Manual Configuration" of Audio Settings to
Recording Device Setup thus allowing the user to select from ALL
Added Performer "Active/Inactive" feature to allow
Performer(s) to remain in rotation yet not appear on the VRS
(Visual Rotation Scroller) if set to inactive.
Added convenient "Quick-Click" popup menu to
Performer List allowing for faster toggling of Active status,
deletions, and edits of performers. To utilize this feature simply
select a performer from the list and click the RIGHT mouse button
to display the Quick-Click menu options.
Added "Confirm Close" to CDGRip to prevent
accidental shutdown during ripping.
FillerTunes Player GREATLY Enhanced!
Support for MP3, WMA, and WAV Audio Files.
Easily Organize Playlist, Move songs up/down etc.
Select and CUE Next Song
Immediately Launch CUED Song
Select Desired Processing After Song Has Played
(Delete From Playlist, Rotate to Bottom Of Playlist) (AutoPlay
Select Desired Action After Karaoke Performance
(Continue Playing Previous Song, Launch NEW Song After Each
Karaoke Performance)(AutoPlay ONLY)
-Speed Of Loading And Saving Playlist GREATLY
Add Songs to Playlist Utilizing Simple Drag and
VideoBits Feature Enhanced
Support For MPG, AVI, WMV Full Motion Video (Proper
Support For Slide-Show Presentation With Choice of
100+ Transition Effects or Automatic Randomizing of Effects!
Key Changes Now Saved and Recalled From History
Now Confirms Shutdown Before Closing Application
Karaoke AutoFade Feature Reinstituted
Column Widths Now Saved In SongList Search Dialog
Added ability to further customize Onscreen Display
(Text, Font Color etc.)
Enhanced ability to launch out-of-order performance
INTERMITTENT BUG FIXES
Occasionally, Song Requests may show up in improper
Deleting a song from a FillerTunes Playlist may not
delete properly at times.
Editing of Performers may produce unexpected results
Support for WMA+G format.
Ability to remove the "vocal" channel of Multiplex
discs while ripping.
Ability to rapidly locate a disc utilizing the
AutoName feature within CDGRip. (Similar to the new "Rapid Disc
Locator" in FastTracks)
Option to export either the CompuHost assigned Song#
(18278) or the Manufacture DiscID-Track (SC8101-01) to FastTracks
Ability to select multiple listings from the
Ability to add multiple songs at a time "Example:
entering "1726 ; 2878 ; 537 ; 129" in the Song ID field and clicking
"Retrieve" will add ALL four songs! Of course you may also use the
DiscID-Track such as "SC8101-01 ; CB6405-12 ; PI093-07" etc. Click
the "Click here for helpful hints" button while adding songs for an
explanation of this feature.
Automatic query for a song selection when adding a
new singer (this option may be disabled if not desired)
MAJOR BUG FIXES:
Corrected Error 9 messages when song path exceeded
Corrected irremovable "Phantom Singer" in songlist.
Corrected FillerTunes importation of MP3 files
containing the "()" characters
FIX: Some users were unable
to access the CDROM Drive while CompuHost was running.
FIX: FunFacts Reports at
times were not generating properly.
FIX: Stopping and Restarting
AutoPlay within the FillerTunes Player at times generated an error.
FEATURE ADDITION: AutoPlay
Button in the FillerTunes Player now turns red when activated
providing visual feedback.
FEATURE ADDITION: Added
capability of Adding/Deleting song selections to/from performer's
history without the need to perform the selection first.
FEATURE ADDITION: Added
AutoFade to AudioBits, AudioBits now automatically fade away when
the AudioBits stop button is utilized.
Added ability to replace default CompuHost backdrop
with custom BMP, JPG, GIF image.
Added ability to control Scrolling Rotation display
Speed, Number of Upcoming Performers, and option to hide Scroller
display during Performances.
Improved Search feature to allow for partial match
searches. Example: Searching keywords "TOB KE" would bring up all
"Toby Keith" and/or "Keith, Toby" listings
Added optional "Evaluation Screen" for users wishing
to view the Auxiliary Screen output without the necessity of a
second monitor or TV attached. Please bare in mind that this feature
is for EVALUATION PURPOSES ONLY. A second Monitor/TV is REQUIRED for
proper operation in real life situations.
Added support for uncompressed MP3+G as well as
Compressed (Zipped) MP3+G files.