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18th June 2012, 02:12 PM   |  #1  
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So I was trying out all the various music apps out there to see which one has the best audio quality and great bass and came across RockBox. I am sure those of you who are "audiophiles" must have heard of rockbox a lot, but for those who haven't its basically "magic that makes already great sounding devices sound even better"

Personally I feel SQ with Rockbox player is fantastic and easily better than PowerAmp and other apps. Though mind you, it doesn't have a fancy UI, no album art, well you could even call it inconvenient but if you are looking for the best SQ then I believe you can't get better than this.

Download the 1280x720 apk from here

http://rasher.dk/rockbox/android/
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18th June 2012, 02:40 PM   |  #2  
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Try Neutron trial, buy Neutron full, download Neutron Neon version, thank me later.

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18th June 2012, 02:58 PM   |  #3  
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whats wrong with font size? too small.
18th June 2012, 03:51 PM   |  #4  
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whats wrong with font size? too small.

Take this!!

1.Install rockbox1280x720.apk

2.Unzip to get the "rockbok" folder

3.Copy it into :/xperia s/internal storage

4.Select your Language

enjoy


....oh....i can't post the link.....someone can help me post it??
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18th June 2012, 04:19 PM   |  #5  
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Posting this on behalf of ganzo-oni.

Link for Rockbox Theme

http://www.mediafire.com/?n5muu1rw8h1mih8
18th June 2012, 04:59 PM   |  #6  
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Try Neutron trial, buy Neutron full, download Neutron Neon version, thank me later.

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Just tried Neutron, its damn good no doubt !!. But I feel Rockbox is better. Neutron EQ isn't very great and also sound seems fuller with Rockbox and you can play around with more settings with it as well.

So at least for me No other player matches rockbox in terms of SQ.

My observations :

Volume is now very good, higher than stock player +beats mod 3.0 Significantly higher

Bass is STRONG

Soundstage and stereo effect is better and overall sound is much more engaging and punchy than stock semc music or any other app (WITH beatsmod 3.0)
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18th June 2012, 11:59 PM   |  #7  
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Originally Posted by ganzo-oni

Take this!!

1.Install rockbox1280x720.apk

2.Unzip to get the "rockbok" folder

3.Copy it into :/xperia s/internal storage

4.Select your Language

enjoy


....oh....i can't post the link.....someone can help me post it??

Already done that.. but fonts didn't change..
Any help??

-----edit------

Okay now the fonts change
But its on chinese
How do I choose language?
Screen shots please

-----edit-----

Figured out how to change language
I like this player's quality so much!
Great sound quality.
Much more cleaner.

But I just hate the UI.
I mean, its really unfriendly..
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-----edit-----

Figured out how to change language
I like this player's quality so much!
Great sound quality.
Much more cleaner.

But I just hate the UI.
I mean, its really unfriendly..
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hello mas bro

how u change the language. i tried to rename the folder (it back to very small english font), remember the choice to go to language setting, rename back the folder (rockbox get the bigger chinnese font), but forget the choice to the language setting

any easier way?
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Yea guys I know! UI is terrible but I am okay with it as the SQ is to die for !. Also I noticed that it consumes much less battery than the stock music player. Much less in fact.
19th June 2012, 07:14 AM   |  #10  
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hello mas bro

how u change the language. i tried to rename the folder (it back to very small english font), remember the choice to go to language setting, rename back the folder (rockbox get the bigger chinnese font), but forget the choice to the language setting

any easier way?

Hallo juga mas bro

So u open the rockbox folder, find config.cfg , open it with text editor,

Find this line

lang: /.rockbox/langs/deutsch.lng

The default setting setting is in chinese.lng

Change the chinese or english or whatever language u want

Do it the same way on /rockbox/themes

Find file themes m9.cfg

And open again with text editor

Find the line

lang: /.rockbox/langs/deutsch.lng

Change it to english.

I'm using german as my default language

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