Version 1.7.1 of MPoD and MPaD are released. They have improvements around connection detection, connection setup and connection stability.
Some early reports show that some people are facing issues after upgrading to this version. If this is the case, check if the following steps solve the issues:
1) remove all existing connections from the connection popup or dialog
2) close the connection popup or dialog, then open it again
3) recreate the connections.
If your player(s) support bomjour / zeroconf it should appear automatically, click on a player to make it a configured player. Otherwise use the ‘+’ button to manually setup a connection.