Commit 140f7f9e authored by Sindhu S's avatar Sindhu S
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Add better explanation on gapless playback.

Add better help in using crossfade feature.
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<title>Remove gap between tracks during playback</title>
<p>Most tracks include brief periods of silence at the end of each song, and
there are sometimes brief periods of silence at the beginning of a song, too.
Reducing or removing these periods of silence is called <em>Gapless
Playback</em>.</p>
<p>Most tracks include brief periods of silence at the beginning and end of
each song. Reducing or removing these periods of silence is called
<em>Gapless Playback</em>. Enabling <gui>Crossfade between tracks</gui>
makes a track start and quickly quickly without any duration of silence.</p>
<section id="enable-crossfade">
<title>Enable Gapless Playback</title>
<p>To enable <em>Gapless Playback</em> in <app>Rhythmbox</app>:</p>
<steps>
<item>
<p>Locate the settings icon to the right most corner of
<app>Rhythmbox</app>, next to the icon for
<link xref="volume-controls"/>. From the menu, select
<guiseq><gui style="menuitem">Preferences</gui>
<gui style="tab">Playback</gui></guiseq>.</p>
</item>
<item>
<p>Select <gui style="checkbox">Crossfade between tracks</gui>.
<app>Rhythmbox</app> is now set to overlap the few final playback
duration of a song with the initial playback duration of a song.</p>
</item>
</steps>
<p>To enable <em>Gapless Playback</em> in <app>Rhythmbox</app>:</p>
<steps>
<item>
<p>In the <gui>Activities</gui> top bar, right click on
<app>Rhtyhmbox</app> and from the menu, select
<guiseq><gui style="menuitem">Preferences</gui>
<gui style="tab">Playback</gui></guiseq>.</p>
</item>
<item>
<p>Select <gui style="checkbox">Crossfade between tracks</gui>.</p>
</item>
</steps>
</section>
<section id="custom-crossfade">
<title>Customize Gapless Playback Duration</title>
<p>To change the amount of time that the tracks overlap:</p>
<p>By default, the crossfade duration is set to zero seconds. To customize
this:</p>
<steps>
<item>
<p>From the settings icon, select <guiseq>
<gui style="menuitem">Preferences</gui>
<p>In the <gui>Activities</gui> top bar, right click on
<app>Rhtyhmbox</app> and from the menu, select
<guiseq><gui style="menuitem">Preferences</gui>
<gui style="tab">Playback</gui></guiseq>.</p>
</item>
<item>
<p>Once you can have enabled
<gui style="checkbox">Crossfade between tracks</gui>, you can move the
<p>Ensure that you can have enabled
<gui style="checkbox">Crossfade between tracks</gui>. Now, drag the
<gui style="button">Crossface Duration (Seconds)</gui> slider to the
left or right. As you move the slider, <app>Rhythmbox</app> will display
the length of the overlap in seconds.</p>
left or right. Moving the slider to the left decreases the crossfade
duration and moving the right will increase the duration. As you move
the slider, <app>Rhythmbox</app> will display the length of the
overlap.</p>
</item>
</steps>
<p>For example, if you set the crossfade duration to be eight seconds, when
you play a track, you will hear the first eight seconds of the next track in
the last eight seconds of the currently played track.</p>
<note style="important">
<p>For will need to restart <app>Rhythmbox</app> for these settings to
take effect.</p></note>
take effect.</p>
</note>
</section>
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