Tapin Radio (adware/bundleware)

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Re: Tapin Radio

#31 Post by Checker » Wed Jan 25, 2012 6:50 am

Image Thumbs down :!:
I took back my 5 voting points.

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Re: Tapin Radio

#32 Post by I am Baas » Wed Jan 25, 2012 7:15 am

TP109 wrote:Interesting info. I use ver 1.41 always checked the changelogs with each revision for this app, suspecting that it would eventually go the RadioSure route or start including some type of adware. Although not surprised at this news, I am shocked at the way they went about it. I agree that sneaky and dishonest accurately describe this situation. I'm voting this down too.
I dumped TapinRadio about a year ago when it was still hosted at http://tapinradio.com/wp/ (Archive). I think it was at version 1.20 then when the Website was suddenly down (404) and the stations database did not update anymore. This was done deliberately because of a dispute between people involved in the project (one of which was Raimersoft). There were a few other issues concerning TR that I did not like. It was pretty clear to me that they did not care about the users. Glad I followed my gut feeling.
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Re: Tapin Radio

#33 Post by donald » Thu Jan 26, 2012 7:37 am

So the best revenge would be finding a better freeware right? :evil: :twisted:

What would all the unsatisfied former Tapin Radio users suggest? :?:

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Re: Tapin Radio

#34 Post by guinness » Thu Jan 26, 2012 7:43 am

Spotify?
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Re: Tapin Radio

#35 Post by joby_toss » Thu Jan 26, 2012 10:08 am

Screamer is always there for me.

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Re: Tapin Radio

#36 Post by Leif » Thu Jan 26, 2012 1:10 pm

joby_toss wrote:Screamer is always there for me.
For me too! :-)

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Re: Tapin Radio

#37 Post by donald » Thu Jan 26, 2012 3:10 pm

Screamer is great :!:

Has anyone tried Spider Player :?:
Spider Player has a radio function.

The Pro Version is now free though development has ended :(

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Re: Tapin Radio

#38 Post by tproli » Fri Jan 27, 2012 12:34 am

I use RadioSure. Otherwise I would get radio station urls manually and listen radios in any audio player. For example in AIMP3, creating a new radio playlist.

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Re: Tapin Radio

#39 Post by Napiophelios » Fri Jan 27, 2012 8:51 am

tproli wrote:I use RadioSure. Otherwise I would get radio station urls manually and listen radios in any audio player. For example in AIMP3, creating a new radio playlist.

Same here.I use the version listed in the DB.
I extracted the radio station files from the latest installer and everything still works fine.
I have thought about buying it tho just cuz of some of the extra features.

I dont know if its legal but I get almost all my music from RadioSure nowadays.
I also use Xion to play a station every now and then.

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Re: Tapin Radio

#40 Post by I am Baas » Fri Jan 27, 2012 9:40 am

Napiophelios wrote:
tproli wrote:I use RadioSure. Otherwise I would get radio station urls manually and listen radios in any audio player. For example in AIMP3, creating a new radio playlist.

Same here.I use the version listed in the DB.
I extracted the radio station files from the latest installer and everything still works fine.
That's not necessary. Get the latest here :wink:

Cheers for voting TR off.
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Re: Tapin Radio

#41 Post by Checker » Sat Jan 28, 2012 4:02 pm

See the newest update to V1.52
changelog wrote:Updated: Some features now only available in pro version
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Re: Tapin Radio

#42 Post by abc » Thu Apr 05, 2012 2:54 pm

So RarmaRadio is "absolutely free", I would hope in "free as in beer", whatever (There is 3 different players and only the most basic version is payware? :O).

I'm trying it out right now in Sandboxie - Just 5 minutes in and I think it has the best interface of all the players I've tried and last.fm support is a plus.

Is it portable, I don't know... How do you test this things, I mean thoroughly? I'm thinking a JauntPE launcher would be good enough.


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If you stop the installer from connection to the internet you won't get any adware offers. 8)

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Re: Tapin Radio

#43 Post by bzl333 » Thu Sep 25, 2014 9:26 pm

Do these guys deserve another chance yet?

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Re: Tapin Radio

#44 Post by joby_toss » Fri Sep 26, 2014 3:46 am

I see no problem with their latest version (1.60.1 portable), but I still won't use it.

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Re: Tapin Radio

#45 Post by smaragdus » Tue Jul 07, 2015 6:33 pm

All the players from by this roguish developer are payware now:

RadioMaximus - http://www.raimersoft.com/Buy_Maximus.aspx
RarmaRadio - http://www.raimersoft.com/buy.aspx
TapinRadio - http://www.raimersoft.com/Buy_Tapin.aspx

TapinRadio has a limited 'free' version.

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