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Options Tab

The Options tab allows for some basic networking-related configurations:
Options Tab(click to enlarge)

Options Tab (click to enlarge)

General

Enable auto playlists

The auto playlists (Random Tracks, Newest Tracks, etc.) can be disabled via this option.

Auto playlist maximum tracks

This is the maximum number of tracks contained within each auto playlist.
NOTE: due to a performance limitation, the Random Tracks auto playlist will never contain more than 1499 tracks

Limit artist searches to album artist only

By default, Jamcast considers both track and album artists during UPnP search operations. Enable this setting to search by album artists only.

Sort files by track number when browsing filesystem

By default, Jamcast sorts track within the Browse Filesystem container by filename. Enable this option to sort these tracks by track number.

Import

Ignore track metadata on import

Enable this option to ignore track metadata (tags) when scanning shared folders. Jamcast will instead infer artist/album/title metadata from the storage directory structure and filename. This option is useful for those users who use folder and filenames to organize their media.

Startup scan delay

The number of seconds the Jamcast service will wait after startup to begin scanning shared folders. Set this to a nonzero value to delay startup scanning when system resources are taxed during Windows startup.