How To Configure Crossfade
You can set a crossfade of 0-10 seconds from the Zone Picker.
Click the current zone on the right side of the bottom bar, then in the pop-up window click the speaker icon followed by the gearwheels icon to display the Zone Picker.
Click on the speaker icon for the zone, or zone group, that you intend to configure
Click on the gearwheels icon to access the "Zone Settings" panel
The Zone Settings panel is shown:
Here you can use the drop-down to set your crossfade.
Roon Power User tip – You can also access Crossfade by right-clicking (or long-press) the Zone Picker at the bottom right of the screen. From there, select Zone Settings.
What content will Roon crossfade? When will Roon not crossfade?
Roon will crossfade content when:
- Both tracks are the same sample rate and bit depth
- Your server has enough time to calculate the crossfade
Roon needs some time to calculate the crossfade, so if you have a 5-second crossfade set, you may not hear a fade if you seek right near the end of the track. Also note that crossfade works better when your collection has been fully analyzed, as Roon detects silence at the start and end of your tracks, and will only fade to actual audio content once your files have been analyzed.
Finally, note that in order to crossfade DSD content, it will be automatically converted to PCM.
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