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[PORTED][4.1+][2014/10/21] Xperia Z3 WALKMAN™ | The Best Clear Audio Experience

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25th April 2014, 05:39 AM   |  #1  
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Introduction

"The new and latest WALKMAN player from Xperia Z3 will shake up your ears, and bring you to the best music experience"


Hello all music lovers, I would like to share my work. from several trials then several failed attempts, and finally it worked fine, and now I present to you all.
by the way, I started making walkman mod for all devices from here...
THREAD SECTION :

1st Post : Features, requirements, tested by device, etc

2nd Post : Changelog and screenshot

3rd Post : Download and installation instruction

4th Post : F.A.Q

5th Post : Reviews and bugs report

FEATUREs :
• Latest WALKMAN build 8.4.A.5.3
• New and fresh UI
• Clear audio equalizer | SoundEnhancement (clear bass and clear stereo)
• Clear audio+
• Visualizer
• Album art
• Adjust background color following album art
• Surround Sound VPT
• Dynamic normalizer
• Music control on notification
• Qualcomm bass boost (only work for device with snapdragon chipset)
• xLoud (Actived by default) can't settings
• Additional the libs, and files make a more awesome sound output

Not working on JB 4.3.x/KK 4.4.2 (currently)
• Edit Music Info
• SensMe
• Clear phase
• xLoud setting


Note : on one, two devices. xLOUD and Clear phase was able to function properly (can be set), example :
- LG Optimous G Pro F240L running KitKat 4.4.2 :
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...&postcount=369

- Lava Iris 405 (MTK SoC) Running 4.1.2 JB :
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...&postcount=326

REQUIREMENTs :
• Rooted
• Deodexed/Odexed (Deodexed is recommended)
• Custom recovery | CWM. TWRP, PhilZ Touch, etc
• Free 40 - 50 MB of memory system ROM on your device
• Used ROM base on Jelly bean 4.1.2, 4.2.2, 4.3.x and KitKat 4.4.2 like AOSP/CM10.2/CM11/PA/AOKP/MIUI/Liquid smooth etc | Specifically for Official stock ROM, only for all device outside Xperia devices (Not for Xperia device)

TESTED BY DEVICEs :
-> The list of devices that have been tried and worked well (success)
• Galaxy W running CM 10.1 (JB 4.2.2), and CM 11 (KK 4.4.2) | all ROM-based JB 4.2 until KK 4.4
• Galaxy S II GT-I9100 running Paranoid Android 4, and C-ROM KitKat (4.4.2)
• Xperia Ray running CM 11 (4.4.2)
• LG G Pad 8.3 running AOKP KitKat (4.4.2)
• Nexus 7 (flo) running Mahdi ROM
• HTC Vivid running CM 11 (4.4.2)
• HTC Sensation XE running CM 11 (4.4.2)
• Galaxy Note 1/GT-N7000 running CM 10.1 (JB 4.2.2), C-ROM, RR remix 4.4.2
• Galaxy S4 using official Stock ROM (TouchWiz KK 4.4.2) : Attention - please install audio_effect.conf after install Z2 walkman
• Galaxy Note 3 using official Stock ROM (TouchWiz KK 4.4.2) : Attention - please install audio_effect.conf after install Z2 walkman
• Xperia Go use CM 11 (KK 4.4.2 : Layout not fit on MDPI device)
• Galaxy S plus use CM 11 (KK 4.4.2)
• Xperia Arc running KK 4.4.2
• Motorola defy/defy plus running SlimKat 4.4.2 build 3.6, CM11
• Nexus 5 running official KK 4.4.2 (odexed), 4.4.4
• Xperia S running Kitkat 4.4.2/4.4.4 Carbon
• Micromax A110, and Micromax A116 (Mediatek SoC) JB 4.2.1
• Lava Iris 405 running 4.2 JB, 4.1.2 JB (Mediatek SoC)
• Xperia C running custom ROM based official JB 4.2.2
• Galaxy Ace 2 running Mahdi ROM
• LG G2 running Malladus ROM | 4.4.2 Pardus 7.0 with Dorimanx kernel | other cusrom ROM
• Galaxy S4 AOSP 4.4.2 (Broodplank AOSP)
• LG L7 running PA 4.3
• Galaxy tab 3 8.0 running 4.2.2 TouchWiz ROM
• Motorola XT910 RAZR Maxx Carbon, PA, Slimkat, RR, Mokee, Cyanfox, Pacman, LS, etc with Kernel 3.0.31 | JBX 22-27
• Pantech A880S
• HTC Evo 3D LiquidSmooth KK 4.4.2
• Xperia Mini Pro running CM10.2/CM11
• HTC Explorer running KK 4.4.2
• Galaxy S3 running CM11, ArchiDroid 1.7.16 ROM (4.3)
• Galaxy Note 8 running 4.2.2
• LG E988 Optimus G Pro running MIUI V5, and F240L running KitKat 4.4.2
• Galaxy Ace plus running CM 10.2
• Sprint Galaxy S4 running Sac23's Custom TW ROM
• Xperia SP using Carbon ROM 4.4.4
• Galaxy S II running Omni ROM 4.4.4 nightly
• RAZR Maxx running carbon 4.4.4
• Motorola Moto G running 4.4.4
• Xperia Ion running CM11
• Galaxy Tab 2 P3100 running CM11
• Xperia SL running Paranoid Android
• Xperia E running CM10
• Samsung SM-G900F running Omega 9.2
• canvas 2 colors running MIUI v5
• Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 running KitKat TouchWiz.
• Xiaomi Redmi 1s running CM11 R7
• More....
• Tell me if work or not on your device


CREDITs:
• SONY Mobile
• My brother, Rizal Lovins
• DooMLoRD
• CyanogenMod DEV
• temenalie
• X8invisible
• XDA Developers forum and all XDA member
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CHANGELOGs | 4.2+ :

• v1.0.b | Initial release | Xperia Z3 version (2014/10/21)
- New and Latest WALKMAN build 8.4.A.5.3 (from Xperia Z3) : initial release
- Better overview in Walkman home, fewer items but with possibility to open full list view.
- Significantly faster startup time.
- Indication of currently played music in Walkman home. Quickly see what you are listening to
- Bug fixes and performance enhancements.
- Some new file, and libs from Xperia Z3 system
- Added the new Z3 walkman visualizer only for 4.4.4 Kitkat


• v1.7 (2014/08/29)
- New WALKMAN build 8.4.A.3.1 : brings UI tweaks and new feature.
- Added : Possibility to browse your music via folders
- Fixed new walkman Music widget for all device (all Launcher)
- Fixed always volume max on some device
- New build.prop tweaks for better sound
- Deleted some file
- more..

• v1.5 (2014/07/09)
- New WALKMAN app build 8.4.A.1.4 : brings UI tweaks and more easy.
- New Walkman Music widget for all Launcher (Now supported from original Walkman app)
- Walkman renamed to small font by sony (No using capital letter)
- The new WALKMAN app is more stable on KitKat 4.4.4 now

• v1.4 (2014/07/08)
- Fixed Package problem of walkman app on Z2 WALKMAN v1.3

• v1.3 (2014/07/06)
- New WALKMAN app build 8.3.A.0.8 for more stable on KitKat 4.4.4 (Extracted from Sony device Official KK 4.4.4)
- Added version the new WALKMAN for Viper4A user (Without Clear Audio Equalizer | SoundEnhancement)

• v1.2 (2014/05/27)
- New WALKMAN build 8.3.A.0.7
- Re-modify SoundEnhancement for fixing bug (pink color on dropdown EQ preset is fixed)
- Added some file and libs for slightly increase the sound

• v1.1b (2014/05/02)
- New audio effect configurations
- New ClearAudio equalizer/SoundEnhancement
- New build.prop tweak
- Removed files that allegedly makes the problem
- No need to install audio_effect.conf for Galaxy S4/Note 3 using Official stock TW ROM
- Modify audio_effect.conf for Galaxy Ace 2 (add-on)
- Walkman Visualizer for KK 4.4.2 | test version (Add-on)

• v0.7 beta | Initial release (2014/04/25)
- Just like a feature


CHANGELOGs | 4.1 only :
• v1.1 (2014/05/27)
- Downgraded WALKMAN/SemcMusic to latest version build 8.1.A.0.7 (from Z1) for working on 4.1 JB (sorry no solution for Z2 WALKMAN currently)
- Modify WALKMAN/SemcMusic to slightly look like Z2 WALKMAN like a background

• v1.0 beta | Initial release (2014/05/03)
- Latest WALKMAN build 8.3.A.0.5
- New and fresh UI
- Clear audio equalizer | SoundEnhancement (clear bass and clear stereo)
- Clear audio+
- Visualizer
- Album art
- Adjust background color following album art
- Surround Sound VPT
- Dynamic normalizer
- Music control on notification
- Qualcomm bass boost (only work for device with snapdragon chipset)
- xLoud (Actived by default) can't settings
- Edit Music Info
- SensMe



SCREENSHOTs :











Screenshot on Nexus 7 with DPI : 160 (Tablet layout)

Thank to LLy_BosHi :









Thank to Gabrieljbl :
Screenshot on Xperia SP using Carbon ROM 4.4.4







Screenshot on device without navigation bar :

1. Galaxy S II using Paranoid Android 4 (thank to X8invisible)


2. Xperia GO using CM11 (thank to SonyFan23)

3. HTC Sensation XE using CM11 (thank to saldymhmd)

4. Galaxy W using CM10.1(thank to my friend : lhadi)

5. Lava Iris 405 using JB 4.2(thank to Vipuldj)

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DOWNLOADs & HOW TO INSTALL SECTION :


DOWNLOADs | JB 4.2+ :
1. New Xperia Z3 WALKMAN™ v1.0.b (For General User and Viper4A Users) New!

2. Xperia Z2 WALKMAN™ v1.7 (For General User and Viper4A Users)

3. Xperia Z2 WALKMAN™ v1.5 (For General User and Viper4A Users)

4. Xperia Z2 WALKMAN™ v1.4 (For General User and Viper4A Users)

5. Xperia Z2 WALKMAN™ v1.2

6. Xperia Z2 WALKMAN build.prop tweak (old version)


NOTE :
If you fail to enter the WALKMAN build.prop tweaks by flashing via custom recovery, follow the manual guide here :

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...&postcount=897




- OLD VERSION :



ADD-ON | JB 4.2+ :

1. Fixed audio effect config on Galaxy S4/Note 3 use official touchwiz ROM

2. Fixed Visualizer for CM10.1/JB4.2.2 base

3. Audio effect.conf for Galaxy Ace 2

4. WALKMAN Visualizer for KK 4.4.2




DOWNLOADs | JB 4.1 only :
1. Xperia Z1-Z2 WALKMAN™ v1.1 for general users and for official TouchWiz ROM JB 4.1 users (Galaxy S II, Note 1, etc)

2. Walkman build.prop tweak (JB 4.1)





Uvinersal ADD-ON (All device) :

1. Lyrics Music Extension for WALKMAN

2. Music Widget for WALKMAN (Any Launcher)



HOW TO INSTALL :
1. How to Install the Xperia Z2 Walkman app (Video tutorial) : Credit to @manthan808 for making this video



BACKUP YOUR CURRENT ROM BEFORE FLASHING THIS WALKMAN
• Download WALKMAN and build.prop tweak, then copy to internal SD/external SD
• Reboot into recovery
• Wipe cache and dalvik cache
• Flash WALKMAN
• Flash bulid,prop tweak
• Flash audjo_effect.conf if not work (ONLY for Galaxy S4/Note 3 running Official stock ROM | TouchWiz KK 4.4.2)
• Wipe cache and dalvik cache
• Reboot system now
• Finished and enjoy
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QUESTIONs AND ANSWERs

PLEASE READ THIS ALL BEFORE POSTING A QUESTION..!!!

1. Q : After flash this walkman mod, just not working at all, bootloop etc, it makes me sad , why?
A : Don't cry mate, try to install this walkman on Clean/Fresh ROM at your device


2. Q : hi, how to use Viper4Android with this mod or after install this WALKMAN mod?
A : Re-install V4A driver, then disable sound enhancements via Settings menu/app/all and find the app, just disable it


3. Q : After flash this walkman, i can't play the song, just mute/no sound?
A : its all about audio_effect.conf and other system audio configuration, Most problem on samsung/Galaxy device running on official stock ROM (TouchWiz)


4. Q : Sound become problematic, and irregular voice, how to fix?
A : Please don't combine this walkman with other sound mod, but if other sound mod is suitable, it is okay


5. Q : Walkman etc force closed, why?
A : Please check memory system ROM on your device, maybe low. So all file on WALKMAN.zip is doesn't enter all


6. Q : hello, try to flash this walkman, but aborted, what problem?
A : Please check recovery on your device, or maybe the file is corrupt when downloading, just re-download


7. Q : hi, when playing song on walkman, the sound output is average, how to increase ?
A : Please don't use earphones/headphones with low quality, just use a good earphones/headphones


8. Q : How to fix walkman layout on MDPI device and more device with custom DPI?
A : For MDPI device, got to this post : (thank to godlesplay) here...
and for device with custom DPI, i think you need back to default DPI, or use Xposed like for MDPI device


9. Q : After flash this walkman, clear audio equalizer/soundenhancement not show/not found?
A : try to delete dsp manager.apk, MusicFX.apk on system/app, and libcyanogen-dsp.so on system/lib/soundfx, then wipe dalvik cache on recovery or titanium backup app
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REVIEWs AND BUGs REPORT


2. Little review Xperia Z2 WALKMAN app : Credit to vien cena for making this video





1. Some review by users

Quote:
Originally Posted by vinksan

Hi Ibanez7!

Works like a charm on LG G Pad 8.3 running AOKP 4.4.2 by Infected_. Thanks!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dharams27

Awesome clearly music........ Good work

Cm 11 htc vivid

Quote:
Originally Posted by suker990

Thanks work on cm 10.1 just blank on visualizer.... Sound best over

Sent from my GT-N7000 using Tapatalk

Quote:
Originally Posted by lhadi

Wow . FULLY WORKING on GALAXY S4 (KitKat 4.4.2 DeOdex) & GALAXY WONDER (JB 4.2.2) . I do not got FC on CM10.1 GALAXY W

Quote:
Originally Posted by rahul9871

Working Great in my Motorola defy plus on slimkat 4.4.2 build 3.6 ,,, thanks guys I am diehard fan of this Walkman music player

Sent from my MB526 using XDA Premium 4 mobile app

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bnjalal

Worked like a charm, sound effects replaced the stock equalizer and I can feel those headphones vibrate in my ears

Deleted MusicFX.apk from system/priv-app and wiped dalvik

Once again, thank you and anyone who contributed for this great port

Quote:
Originally Posted by SedyBenoitPeace

It works great on my Nexus 5 with stock Kitkat (and odexed)! Damn Sony improved a lot its player! The ClearAudio is really amazing on this version from Xperia Z2! And also the bass are really good! Probably because i have a Qualcomm SOC then i use also this improvement!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jay Rock

All good on the S3 with CM11. Thankfully not interfering with DSP Manager, yet.



2. BUGs report on some device by users (summary)

IF YOU REPORT ANY BUGs, POST THE LOGCAT PLEASE!

- Bootlooped on Moto G using Z2 WLAKMAN v0.7 beta

- Visualizer doesn't work on some device like Nexus 5 (KK 4.4.2), HTC Sensation XE (CM11), Galaxy S4 (Official KK 4.4.2), Galaxy note 1 GT-N7000 using CM10.1 etc, using Z2 WLAKMAN v0.7 beta (fixed with Z2 WALKMAN v1.1b + add-on visualizer for KK 4.4)

- No sound on Galaxy Ace 2, S3 mini, and Galaxy S3 with average ROM using Z2 WLAKMAN v0.7 beta

- Layout is doesn't fit on MDPI device (can fix using xposed, just see on F.A.Q section)
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Hi Ibanez7!

Works like a charm on LG G Pad 8.3 running AOKP 4.4.2 by Infected_. Thanks!
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link is up,

Quote:
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Hi Ibanez7!

Works like a charm on LG G Pad 8.3 running AOKP 4.4.2 by Infected_. Thanks!

Thank you for feedback mate, added to OP





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Thread is updated, download link, screenshot etc is up.....
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i try but it's not working in my s4 google edition. Waiting for fix it. Thanks

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