Jump to content
AndrewPatrick

Alternative to JRMC?

Recommended Posts

I have been using JRMC to catalogue and play music, primarily in 44.1 FLAC, but ranging up to 128 DSF files, suing one central W-10 system and one remote listening area serviced by a NUC ID.  My needs are repeated and uncomplicated -- basically playing music files exactly as they are recorded; Streaming unimportant at present; current library size: approx. 1 TB on NAS drive. 

 

My question:  Are there software alternatives with simpler user interfaces (fewer technical options) that yield the same (or better) sound quality?

My preference is for a NON-subscription system, but am willing to try alternatives!

 

Thanks for your guidance.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Just now, AndrewPatrick said:

I have been using JRMC to catalogue and play music, primarily in 44.1 FLAC, but ranging up to 128 DSF files, suing one central W-10 system and one remote listening area serviced by a NUC ID.  My needs are repeated and uncomplicated -- basically playing music files exactly as they are recorded; Streaming unimportant at present; current library size: approx. 1 TB on NAS drive. 

 

My question:  Are there software alternatives with simpler user interfaces (fewer technical options) that yield the same (or better) sound quality?

My preference is for a NON-subscription system, but am willing to try alternatives!

 

Thanks for your guidance.

There are endless options. 

 

Given your current setup, you may want to try Audirvana because it could be a drop-in replacement or supplement to JRMC. The NUC could be used as a DLNA endpoint that Audirvana can send audio to. 


Founder of Audiophile Style

Announcing Polestar | Quick Community Reviews and Ratings

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Have you considered Roon, Audirvana, HQ Player?


1. Sonore ultraRendu - Uptone ISO Regen - Mola Mola Makua - Apollon NC800 SL PRO - Thiel CS3.7

2. RME ADI-2 DAC FS - Audeze LCD-XC - Apollon NC502MP - Monitor Audio PL100

3. Hidizs S8 - Audeze LCDi3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Matias and C/A,

 

THANK YOU  for the fast responses.  Can you give me an idea of the advantages/disadvantages of each, compared to jrmc(?).  I assume sound quality is the same for all three of these systems?

Thanks again.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Quote
On ‎7‎/‎14‎/‎2020 at 10:58 AM, AndrewPatrick said:

Matias and C/A,

 

THANK YOU  for the fast responses.  Can you give me an idea of the advantages/disadvantages of each, compared to jrmc(?).  I assume sound quality is the same for all three of these systems?

Thanks again.

Quote
Quote
On ‎7‎/‎14‎/‎2020 at 10:37 AM, Matias said:

Have you considered Roon, Audirvana, HQ Player?

 

 

 

Hi Guys -- Of course I have seen and read about these systems, but would like some feedback from any of you who have had direct or indirect experience with any of them.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

All of them have free trials. Just download them and try one at a time and see which one is your favorite and buy the license.


1. Sonore ultraRendu - Uptone ISO Regen - Mola Mola Makua - Apollon NC800 SL PRO - Thiel CS3.7

2. RME ADI-2 DAC FS - Audeze LCD-XC - Apollon NC502MP - Monitor Audio PL100

3. Hidizs S8 - Audeze LCDi3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now



×
×
  • Create New...