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Offline fall-line

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Re: Basic iTunes based whole house Audio control from Vera Scenes
« Reply #15 on: July 18, 2011, 05:59:41 pm »
I haven't upgraded iTunes on my main home machine past 10.1 due to this script, but am planning to try and update the script  for 10.3+ compatibility shortly.


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Re: Basic iTunes based whole house Audio control from Vera Scenes
« Reply #16 on: July 19, 2011, 01:07:16 pm »
Good news, I've just upgraded to iTunes 10.3.1, and this script continues to work without further modification.

Let me know if you have any troubles.


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Re: Basic iTunes based whole house Audio control from Vera Scenes
« Reply #17 on: October 13, 2011, 02:27:24 pm »
Fall-line

Absolutely great set of scripts. I look forward to implementing this tonight.

To avoid any complications, have you tested your setup with the newest 10.5 release?
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Re: Basic iTunes based whole house Audio control from Vera Scenes
« Reply #18 on: October 13, 2011, 02:51:14 pm »
You should be good with 10.5 as I don't think Apple changed anything relating to how Airtunes/Airplay works in recent releases.  @Fall-line's last change to the plug-in/scripts was because Apple made changes in how Airtunes worked, changing it to Airplay in iTunes 10.1.  I'd say it should work in 10.5, but please report back and let us know.
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Re: Basic iTunes based whole house Audio control from Vera Scenes
« Reply #19 on: January 17, 2012, 05:41:09 am »

Hi,

very interesting topic.  I'm using the Apple Tv via IR with Vera, as now with iCloud i don't need more iTunes opened in the Mac.

But it would be great if we can run playlist or song via scene of Vera.

I didn't find this feature still develop.

Did Somebody try something on it?

Thank guys
Matteo

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Re: Basic iTunes based whole house Audio control from Vera Scenes
« Reply #20 on: November 05, 2014, 03:58:32 am »
Hi - just wondered if anyone has tried this on a recent version of iTunes...?

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Re: Basic iTunes based whole house Audio control from Vera Scenes
« Reply #21 on: November 05, 2014, 07:55:11 am »
Are you talking about running on a PC? I know with the apple remote iOS app you can control itunes on a PC. I'm not aware of the protocol that this app uses as something that is open; it's not as far as I know.  There is a C++ Com API for iTunes on windows that is fairly robust. It controls the player and can do playlist management. You need to develop a daemon that runs on the itunes PC to listen for requests and a Vera plugin that interacts with it. What I'm saying is this is possible, just a lot of work. Others on the forum may have other ideas.

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Re: Basic iTunes based whole house Audio control from Vera Scenes
« Reply #22 on: November 05, 2014, 05:06:11 pm »
oh, I wasn't being that ambitious - I was just wondering if the applescript solution at the start of this thread still worked...