Syncplay 1.7.0 Release Candidate 1

Posted by Etoh on March 19, 2023

Syncplay Download links (hosted by GitHub):

Source code:


  • Those experiencing problems running Syncplay on Fedora should refer to the advice in #355.
  • If you are using macOS via Apple Silicon / ARM then you will need to use Syncplay via Rosetta 2. See #368 for details.
  • We have discontinued snap as a release channel (see #376). Please use the AppImage instead.
  • We have discontinued support for the legacy release of macOS as the relevant versions of the OS have reached end of life (EOL).
  • Please report bugs and problems via
  • Please discuss ideas, etc. via

Other relevant links:


Headline additions:

  • Add room permanence option to server (#434 by @Assistant with additional work in #487 by @Et0h and #492 by @odrling)
  • Add dark mode support for Windows (#483) by @Et0h
  • Syncplay now supports five more languages:
  • Add playlist-related commands ( by@Et0h and #518 by @rtix):
    • /qa [file/url] – add file or url to bottom of playlist
    • /qas [file/url] – add file or url to bottom of playlist and select it
    • /ql – show the current playlist
    • /qs [index] – select given entry in the playlist
    • /qn – select next entry in the playlist
    • /qd [index] – delete the given entry from the playlist

Tweaks and bug fixes which were initially introduced for Beta 1:

  • If LANG parameter is set in setup, don’t show language dialog (#460 by @atagulalan)
  • Trusted Domains: Allow trusting a domain regardless of HTTP basic auth credentials (#437 by @Tremolo4)
  • Allow playlists to be played from network (#419 by @zeroeightysix)
  • Fix room name case sensitivity UI issue (#403 by @Et0h)
  • Remove redundant help button from dialogs (#403 by @Et0h)
  • macOS build: upgrade to Python 3.9 and PySide2 5.15.2 (@albertosottile)
  • Remove Encoding from .desktop files as it’s depreciated now and add Keywords entry to .desktop files. (@daniel-123)
  • Console: Document setting offset in help (#453 by @luke-jr)
  • Add deprecation notice for offset help (#435 by @Et0h)
  • Add Windows Store path support (#494 by @Et0h)
  • Update PT-BR translation (#497 by @nipkownix)
  • Fixed server argument max-username-length not working (#506 by @powerjungle)
  • Fix disconnected monitor bug (#505 by @Et0h fixing #504 raised by @Zefferis)
  • Print timestamp when pausing (#521 by @Kansattica)

Additional tweaks and bug fixes which are new for RC1:

Thanks to everyone who contributed to this release, including those credited above.

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