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Hyperspin 1.4.16 enhancement request

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personally the best idea i sore was about calling artwork in from an optional global folder to create global themes and not need to have a theme file for every system. or it could be used where a theme is missing.

 

that could save huge amounts of setup time

 

but yes the 3rd wheel would be awesome.

 

not keen on metadata scrapping myself but many are.

I agree this would be good to have built in, but it's also already easy to do with Symbolic Links so I'd put it pretty low on the list.

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i have a request regarding the layer structuring of themes in hyperspin. at the moment the layering is not too dynamic and customisable. you get a layer structure that is basically like this (from bottom to top layer): Background - Wheel - Artwork1 - Video(<-this can be put behind the wheel) - Artwork2 - Artwork3 - Artwork4. 

I'd especially like to be able to position the wheel layer on top of the artwork layers, so that the wheel is displayed in front of the artwork. generally speaking i wish for more flexibility when it comes to layering.

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I have added two layers to this sort of thing. I think you can do what you are saying already. Make sure refresh background is on in hyper hq

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You mean like png? That does that today. What format are these on the site? Hvec is just another format like mp4

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No they are in mp4 format. HS will only play the audio when using them. There has been discussion about this. Some people have successfylly converted the videos to play in HS. These videos are also available on some torrent sites.

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Worth remembering that mp4 is a container format - therefore the audio and video streams inside of the container can be encoded differently.  Not all mp4s are created equally.

 

HVEC is a video encoding codec allowing for very high quality in low file sizes.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High_Efficiency_Video_Coding

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High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), also known as H.265, is a video compression standard, one of several potential successors to the widely used AVC (H.264 or MPEG-4 Part 10)

 

i have been looking into this at the moment for hd rips of movies . one of the series i got was 90 gig in x264 format and now 23 gig in x265 format. looking at them both and cant tell the difference . so if converted right they look great. but some of the other rips i had was blurry so would need to experiment. also i am not to sure how much of a strain on your pc to watch these, and maybe some one with a less powerful computer might not be able to run them. this is just a thought, keep up the good work guys

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I'm afraid this is too little too late, at least for me. I've switched to Launchbox. Hyperspin would have to be nothing short of exceptional for me to even consider it again at this point.

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I'm afraid this is too little too late, at least for me. I've switched to Launchbox. Hyperspin would have to be nothing short of exceptional for me to even consider it again at this point.

 

So this is goodbye Styphelus? :(  :bye:

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Goodbye? Why? No. Their forums are terrible! 

 

Plus they don't have any artwork or anything cool going on over there. What they do have is a very very nice front end that keeps on growing and improving.

 

Does anyone even know what's going on with Hyperspin right now? All we've been told is that it's in development. That's it! Jason from Launchbox has live development sessions and constantly tells us what he's working on, asks his users what they would like to see and so on. Everything else is handled by RocketLauncher. Launchbox still doesn't have a theme editor but that's coming soon hopefully. 

 

Anyway, I'll still be around. Still doing work on box covers (although this week I didn't have much free time). Just completed a few things that I should be uploading soon. 

 

Let's be honest, we're all here because of the artwork, not because of the software itself.

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Goodbye? Why? No. Their forums are terrible!

Plus they don't have any artwork or anything cool going on over there. What they do have is a very very nice front end that keeps on growing and improving.

Does anyone even know what's going on with Hyperspin right now? All we've been told is that it's in development. That's it! Jason from Launchbox has live development sessions and constantly tells us what he's working on, asks his users what they would like to see and so on. Everything else is handled by RocketLauncher. Launchbox still doesn't have a theme editor but that's coming soon hopefully.

Anyway, I'll still be around. Still doing work on box covers (although this week I didn't have much free time). Just completed a few things that I should be uploading soon.

Let's be honest, we're all here because of the artwork, not because of the software itself.

Speaking of art work, I expect clean dos covers pronto then! ;)

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Haven't worked on DOS cover for a bit. I was setting up Arcade PC/Taito/Emu-Board on Launchbox and decided to create a complete flyer collection (for cover art) and wheel set since a lot of those games didn't have anything available. It's all done. I'll be uploading everything as soon as I can.

 

I'll get back to DOS this weekend. 

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Personally I am here for the software just as much as the artwork. I have messed around with Launchbox/Big Box, and although I love Jason's enthusiasm and love watching his live streams, I still don't care much for the software itself. I find the look and feel of hyperspin to be far superior to Lunchbox/Big Box.

I have loved hyperspin ever since I first saw it. Glad to here you are going to be sticking around. I would really like to see the day we have good quality artwork for every system.

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Thanks for keeping the master list updated on the first page ninja2bceen. The info is being relayed and good things are happening :)

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Thanks for keeping the master list updated on the first page ninja2bceen. The info is being relayed and good things are happening :)

 

And thank you jhabers for being the voice of the people: taking the ideas of the community as recorded by the scribe ninja2bceen and presenting them to King BBB :teehee:

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The ability to set an mp3/mp3 list in HyperHQ and play while searching through system and game menus would be awesome. Stop when launching a game, start back up when back to the menu. Would love to have some tron/daft punk and journey playing softly in the background while looking for a game to play.

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I have on there music playing in the background already. I'm confused on the video preview in hyperhq. Do you mean in rocket launcher?

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Thanks for keeping the master list updated on the first page ninja2bceen. The info is being relayed and good things are happening :)

 

Any idea when to expect something? Or is this one of those "it's done when it's done things" that can take forever.

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Hasn't it been "forever" already? Or at least that's how it feels :) Either way, any development is a good thing and I certainly hope we can see these "good things" sometime in the near future

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A built in search function, that can also be activated via a wheel, think hyper search built in.

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