People who listen to demoscene radio stations like Nectarine probably know the MOD format. A mod file basically is a Midi file that brings its samples along and thus sounds the same everywhere(german readers probably still remember T.W.Geutings Treo 600 experience).
Playing MOD files works well, however, you can’t move forward in files. Also, file playback can’t be paused.
Different playlists can be created easily:
The files are selected with a dialog that works like the Windows Common Dialogue. However, you can’t select more than one file at a time:
The player supports background action. 0n our T3, the speedy rating reduced by about 50 Mhz – much less than an average mp3 file:
Overall, MOD playback for the Palm OS now is a reality. Movemento works, and MOD’s sound nice. However, the program still feels like a proof of concept rather than a mediaplayer suitable for sale due to a few quirks in control…