Crossfade and gapless are two very different things in my mind. Crossfade is like being in a disco, or listening to broadcast radio. Gapless is maintaining the original flow of an album. Twice this week I've been stung with this. Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon playing on app on a Samsung The Frame TV Kate Bush - The Ninth Wave (Side to of Hounds of Love) Playing on Samsung Galaxy S20U, Android App. I have seen the same issue with album playback on the Roku TV Pandora app as well. I know Amazon provided a continuous mix of Jean-Michel "Jarre's Oxygene 3", coming in as a 40+ minute track, to overcome the limitations. Maybe if Gapless play is not available for file buffering issues, then maybe releasing sides of an album/CD would be an option. This is not without precedent on Pandora, as Tangerine Dream is released as 4 tracks, one per side of vinyl. I do not always have access to a CD player, and would love to see gapless added so digital music can be every bit as good as CD.
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