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is it worth upgrading
« on: April 07, 2018, 06:14:26 PM »
i have read and looked into some of the problems on version 2 and i think to myself is it worth upgrading from version 1.8.2.0 to the new version 2 ?????????? no plugins etc i must admit i don't use them but they are there i may be missing something but do you think it is worth the change ???? it looks the same runs or not the same with a few less bits don't get me wrong i love radiodj and have used it a long time but as i say if it ain't broke don't fix it with that over to you convince me.

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Re: is it worth upgrading
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2018, 06:53:04 PM »
Do what I'm currently doing... test V2.0 on a separate machine.  See if it will do what you need it to do before you run it on your station.

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Re: is it worth upgrading
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2018, 06:59:30 PM »
i have read and looked into some of the problems on version 2 and i think to myself is it worth upgrading from version 1.8.2.0 to the new version 2 ?????????? no plugins etc i must admit i don't use them but they are there i may be missing something but do you think it is worth the change ???? it looks the same runs or not the same with a few less bits don't get me wrong i love radiodj and have used it a long time but as i say if it ain't broke don't fix it with that over to you convince me.
I can see the reasons for your hesitation, and I must admit that I am still running v1.8.2 on my production machine, while sorting out v2.0.0.3, so in a way, I'm in a similar position.
However, having looked at all of the improvements, mostly in how it's coded and how it handles certain things, v2.0.0.3 is definitely an upgrade.
Yes, there are almost no plugins that currently work with this version, as opposed to the older version, but some of those are actually being worked on and will possibly have compatible versions soon.
Some plugins have kind of been integrated into the latest version, such as the Recorder plugin. Marius actually integrated that one into the latest version, so there is no longer a need for a separate recorder plugin, it's already there now as part of the native functions of RDJ v2.

As with any new version of software, there will always be some bugs to work out, and this software is no different.
If this version doesn't suit you as it is now, there is nothing wrong with staying with the version you are using now until such time as the 'kinks' have been worked out of this one... ;D
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