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Fermata Media Player - audio and video player for Android Auto

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Sjhingan

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Jul 24, 2018
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All #rd party apps disappeared. Im guessing we'll have to roll back the GPS to an earlier version. Anyone have any idea what combination of AA and GPS will work?
 

edsonsouzapvh

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Dec 4, 2021
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AT&T Captivate
Olá, parabéns pelo plug-in nestas versões 1.8.9 parou de funcionar em todas as versões android auto tem uma nova visualização da atualização corrigindo o bug agradecido
 

CHARLY_A 1961

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The only solution now is dowmgrade AA at 6.9 entry in storage erase cache memori and data memori, next, force close, and power off when on setting AA and appear custom apk
 

ahhl

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i am on aa6.9 yesterday. yesterday all ok. today only fermata control left😱
 
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Vifferen

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1.8.9 is also available from AAAD :cool:
Unfortunately this version is also blocked in AA...
 
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Andrey Pavlenko

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Hi Dear Andrey

Can this problem be solved by giving the names of the applications that are accepted by android auto but not used by everyone? Audio books, nfl sport results whatever...
No, it's fraud. But you can change to any name you want and it will work. Some people do it with Lucky Patcher (I've not tested). Also, you can build the app, with a different name, from sources.
 
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bolix1708

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Service play Google 21.45.15 + AA 6.9 Is all ok check version please
ok 1 i can confirm that even ver 7.0.1614134 work as well. ..........but no any version can play unless u do the followed sequences.
1. it s very important to delete all useabe data in AA. after that. deinstal AA
2.Install fermata auto 1.8.7 with king instaler . After that start fermata it will asking for update ...press only once it will install control at first . exit app.start again it will ask again for upgrade to vers 1.8.9 ...cancell that and disable autoupdate Fermata auto in settings.
3 install AA vers for your moby, for me 7.0.1 working fine and in play store disable autoupdate app .

Fermata working fine , ive made some mistake with fermata control because it cant be good FA 1.8.7 and FC1.8.9 ....but who cares? its working . Well Andrej that means that AA, google inc ,didnt disable app in servers using names.
 

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    Hi Andrey,

    The app works outside of AA just fine. And it is not like previous blocks from Google, since the Fermata icon (both) shows in AA.
    Can you detail what type of blocking is being done?
    Thanks!
    Seems, the latest versions of AA check if the app is signed by Google, i.e. installed from the Google Play. If not, it fails with SecurityException: Wrong signature - go/gearhead-retail-device
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    1. Install Fermata Auto with King Installer.
    2. Open Fermata Auto and back up (Export preferences to file).
    3. Install Lucky Patcher. Tell Google Play Protect to keep app when pop up appears.
    4. In Lucky Patcher find Fermata Auto in the list of installed apps and select it.
    5. Select Tools.
    6. Select Clone Application.
    7. Select Rebuild the App.
    8. Once app is rebuilt/cloned uninstall original Fermata Auto (from step 1)
    9. Install cloned Fermata Auto with King Installer.
    10. Open cloned Fermata Auto and Import preferences from backup file (from step 2).
    11. The cloned Fermata Auto app will be in the list of Android Auto apps and should not be auto removed by Google.

    i confirm.
    i did all you said except installing the rebuilded app via king installer.
    i installed the new app with the classic way
    i pached the new fermata auto app with AA AIO Tweaker, as i did it before
    (i pached every "fermata auto" app i have found in my apps menu. lol!)
    and Android Auto also accepts the new pached app, and put it in the AA menu.

    now i have my AA videos back in fermata auto.
    poco X3 NFC - ANDROID 10 rooted
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    I'd like to use Tasker to send a specific youtube link to play in Fermata Auto. I've tried the intent.action.VIEW with url scheme fermata://open and fermata://play but can't seem to get the right command syntax

    Also tried the SEARCH_AND_PLAY intent but Fermata doesn't recognize the standard query string

    Is what I would like to do possible and can anyone point me in the right direction?
    It's not supported
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    Hi, I´ve been trying lots of things and was surprised when I connected to the car today and Fermata was available.
    Not sure it will stay this way, but overall what I did was:

    • Ran a script, mentioned on this thread, that created a trigger to remove some lines from phenotype.db (AppValidation__blocked_apps_list, something like it). I executed it and still it wasn´t working.
    • Messing around with the DB, on the Flags table there are some entries named AppValidation__allowed_package_list. It had two entries for Samsung messaging apps - I added the package name for Fermata, right before the :.
    • Fermata was installed manually directly from GitHub and enabled with AA Tweaker. AA is the latest version.
    Not sure exactly which one of the steps made it work!
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    1. Install Fermata Auto with King Installer.
    2. Open Fermata Auto and back up (Export preferences to file).
    3. Install Lucky Patcher. Tell Google Play Protect to keep app when pop up appears.
    4. In Lucky Patcher find Fermata Auto in the list of installed apps and select it.
    5. Select Tools.
    6. Select Clone Application.
    7. Select Rebuild the App.
    8. Once app is rebuilt/cloned uninstall original Fermata Auto (from step 1)
    9. Install cloned Fermata Auto with King Installer.
    10. Open cloned Fermata Auto and Import preferences from backup file (from step 2).
    11. The cloned Fermata Auto app will be in the list of Android Auto apps and should not be auto removed by Google.
    I ve try.

    Android 11 does not works
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    Can someone provide a link to {Mod edit}?
    The REAL ONE without the need of installing all kinds of crap apps...
    Thanks in advance :)
    @Vifferen

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    Fermata Media Player is a free, open source audio, video and TV player with a simple and intuitive interface. It is focused on playing media files organized in folders and playlists.

    Supported features:

    ⚫ Play media files organized in folders
    ⚫ IPTV addon with support for EPG and archives
    ⚫ Youtube and web browser addons
    ⚫ Support for network folders: SFTP, SMB (CIFS), Google drive
    ⚫ Remembers the last played track and position for each folder
    ⚫ Support for favorites and playlists
    ⚫ Support for CUE and M3U playlists
    ⚫ Support for M3U playlist URLs
    ⚫ Support for bookmarks
    ⚫ Shuffle and repeat functions
    ⚫ Playback timer
    ⚫ Audio effects: Equalizer, Bass Boost and Virtualizer
    ⚫ Configure audio effects for individual tracks and folders
    ⚫ Configure playback speed for individual tracks and folders
    ⚫ Sort tracks by name, file name, date or randomly
    ⚫ Customizable titles and subtitles
    ⚫ Support for Android Auto
    ⚫ Pluggable media engines: MediaPlayer, ExoPlayer and VLC
    ⚫ Video player with support for subtitles (VLC Engine only)

    There are two version of the player:

    1. The first one has support for Android Auto as a media service. This version is available on Google Play - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=me.aap.fermata
    2. The second one provides the same functionality, but can be launched as an Android Auto application, i.e. with its own interface:


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    To install this version, you may either use the Android Auto Apps Downloader (recommended) or, for manual installation, follow the instructions below. Before the installation, make sure that the "Unknown sources" option is enabled in the Android Auto settings. To enable this option, open AA settings on your phone and go to the "Developer Settings" section.

    Manual installation
    Installing with KingInstaller (attached):
    • Download and install the attached apk.
    • Open KingInstaller.
    • Select Fermata-auto.apk, downloaded from Github.
    • Press the install button.
    Installing from PC (adb utility is required, does not work for Android 11+):
    • Install adb - https://www.xda-developers.com/install-adb-windows-macos-linux/
    • Connect device to USB
    • Open console and run the following commands:
    • adb push fermata-XXX-auto-universal-armXX.apk /data/local/tmp/fermata.apk
    • adb shell pm install -i "com.android.vending" -r /data/local/tmp/fermata.apk
    • adb shell rm /data/local/tmp/fermata.apk
    Installing from Android (ROOT is required):
    • Install the downloaded apk.
    • Download and install AIO Tweaker - https://github.com/shmykelsa/AA-Tweaker/tags .
    • Start the tweaker, open the apps list, select Fermata Auto in the list, return to the main screen and press the PATCH button. Reboot the device.
    Before connecting to Android Auto:
    • Install the fermata-auto-control apk. This application is only required if you need support for steering wheel media buttons.
    • Start the player, grant permissions and add folders.
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    Temporary solution with changed package name.
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    New in 1.7.0 Beta https://github.com/AndreyPavlenko/Fermata/releases/tag/v1.7.0b :
    Youtube web view.
    Basic web browser with support for bookmarks and full screen.
    Gestures support by video and control panel view:
    - Vertical scroll - volume up/down
    - Horizontal scroll:
    1 finger - emulates rw/ff button click (skip 5 seconds by default)
    2 fingers - long click on rw/ff button (skip 20 seconds)
    3 fingers - long click prev/next button (skip 5%)
    Swipe left/right - play prev/next track
    Swipe up/down - play prev/next folder
    Double click - play/pause
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    Fermata stop working on 7.0 too were I use few day ago. I think Google blacklisted it, maybe try to rename package name can be a workaround
    Seems like that :( Package renaming works, but I don't think it's a good solution. Google has many ways to block any app.
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    Unfortunately, for both situations (checked or not) netflix gives only sound no picture 😔
    I'll update webkit in the next version. Perhaps, it will help.