I discovered Media Monkey's great (and, I believe, automatic) functions of (1) automatically setting the playback volume of all tracks to the same level and (2) starting the following track very nicely when a track has a fadeout ending, for almost continuous music.
But I need help.
First, how do I change those miserable dark brown and black colors on the interface to something more readable? I can't seem to find that info anywhere in the user options. Is that something in the paid version that isn't spelled out anywhere? I don't mind popping for the paid version as long as it does what I need it to do.
Next, what I want to do is to set the playback to just go from one track to another (mixed playback list, no set order) AND during the playback, "tell" Media Monkey to stop after the song playing (so I can use a PA system to make an announcement) and then resume (NOT start over) at the touch of a button.
I find it surprising that what I perceive is simple is eluding me. So I guess I should add that if this can't be done with Media Monkey and you know of another audio/media player that offers these features, let me know. I suppose I could always normalize the list and use another player if the "pause" situation of my second question here worked very smoothly.