Audio preview stopped working properly in Bridge 2021
Used previous versions of Bridge without ever experiencing this particular problem, but with the new installation of the 2021 version this has become a problem.
I use Bridge to audition audio file for projects, as I have a decent SFX library. I click an audio file, it plays, I move on. Nice and simple workflow.
However, in 2021, when I click a file, Bridge will play 2-5 seconds of it, then stop. If I move off the file and back again, it will usually play the whole file as long as it is less than 30 seconds long. Some times it takes 4-5 attempts to get through the whole file.
This happens with files both on local drives and network storage. Windows 10 x64 32GB RAM, Bridge 18.104.22.168. Works on any version prior to 2021.
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Further testing on this has revealed that my understanding of the problem was incomplete. It is actually much simpler than I thought.
If I click an icon of a sound file, it starts playing. If I move my mouse, and it enters another icon, the playback/preview stops. It doesn't start playing the new file unless I click, but it just stops. Moving the mouse elsewhere, such as out of the Bridge window, does nothing.
Is this expected behavior? It is still kinda disturbing.