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Windows 10. My .flac files are in folders on the machine, and I have Minimserver set up to serve them (at the command of BubbleUPnP on an Android tablet).

My goal is to have Minimserver use FFmpeg in order to apply an equalizer setting.
I downloaded FFmpeg from SourceForge.net. I put ffmpeg.exe in
C:\Program Files\MinimServer\bin
There is no opt subfolder in \Users\<me>\AppData\Roaming\MinimServer, so the help page referencing this subfolder seems to be out of date, or is for a different operating system, or indicates a problem in my setup.

Usually I use the Minimserver icon in the hidden section of the Windows taskbar. For this problem, I exited and relaunched Minimserver from a command-line console in C:\Program Files\MinimServer\bin using startc.cmd. I entered:

>about
MinimServer 2.0.12 update 201, Copyright © 2012-2021 Simon Nash. All rights reserved.
Running on local host JohnDoePC
MinimServer[JohnDoePC] is running

>prop stream.converter=C:\Program Files\MinimServer\bin\FFmpeg
Incorrect property name: stream.converter

>prop stream.options=convOut=-af equalizer=f=800:width_type=h:width=50:g=-3;
Incorrect property name: stream.options

>props
.autoUpdate=true
contentDir=c:\MYDOCS\AAz
displayName=MinimServer[JohnDoePC]
http.port=9790
indexTags=indexTags=Artist, Date, All Artists, Composer
.logFile=minimserver.log
.logLevel=verbose
mergeFolderAlbums=false
ohnet.debug=Default
ohnet.port=9791
showExtras=true
startupScan=true
.updateReminder=1


Also, here is an excerpt from the log:
MinimServer 2.0.12 update 201, Copyright © 2012-2021 Simon Nash. All rights reserved.
Java™ SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_311-b11)
Java HotSpot™ 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.311-b11, mixed mode)
Platform default charset is windows-1252
System platform is windows-x64
System look and feel is com.sun.java.swing.plaf.windows.WindowsLookAndFeel
Using platform default language English (en-US)


What do I do next?
Aha, I saw that Minimstreamer v. 2.0.9 was available, installed it, and now those property fields are shown. I'll take it from there.
When you install MinimStreamer, the opt/bin folder is created in the correct location. It is a good idea to use this location for your ffmpeg.exe file.
(14-11-2021 21:26)simoncn Wrote: [ -> ]When you install MinimStreamer, the opt/bin folder is created in the correct location. It is a good idea to use this location for your ffmpeg.exe file.

Done. Thank you.
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