Software update: foobar2000 1.4.1 beta 3




A new beta version of foobar2000 has been released. This popular, light music player can handle mp3, aac, ogg vorbis, flac, wav and wma, among others, and has support for Replay Gain . Furthermore, the player can convert different formats, the program has extensive possibilities to adjust the tags and the interface can be set entirely to your own needs. In addition, it is possible to expand the functionality with the aid of plug-ins . The changelog for version 1.4.1 looks as follows for now:

Changes in version 1.4.1:
Better error message when trying to open M4A file renamed to .aac.
Added% video_codec% info for Matroska and MP4 files.
Added support for PCM audio in MP4 container.
Made mouse wheel work in playlist view during a drag & drop operation.
Improved handling of classical music metadata for iTunes M4A files.
Added% bitpersample_extra% info to tell between int32 / float32 PCM files.
Added support for ID3v2 iTunes Grouping field.
Converter: advanced-preference option to temp folder and move encoded-and-tagged files to the intended destination.
Made tag update operations not fail when another application is open for reading.
Corrected wrong bitrate shown for FLAC in Matroska container.
Corrected labels for F13-F24 keyboard shortcuts.
Fixed bugs with ReplayGain Scanner’s automatic resampling or high sample rate content.
Bumped maximum allowed sample rate to deal with DSD1024 content.
Made Media Library respect ‘include hidden files & folders’ setting in Advanced Preferences.
Converter with “do not reset DSP between tracks” now respects DSP-reported latency for clean handling or gapless albums.
PPHS resampler bug fixes (inaccurate reported latency, crashing with extreme sample rates).
Fixed ReplayGain scan results showing zero peaks on near-silent 24-bit files.
New and improved buffering scheme for improved network streaming performance (ported from foobar2000 mobile).
Internet radio handling regressions from 1.4 fixed; added an Advanced Preferences setting for ShoutCast metadata codepage.
Fixed component auto update on Windows XP (1.4 regression).
Added an Advanced Preferences option to toggle asymmetric search, reverting search behaviors to 1.3 style.
Added title formatting fields for showing track / album peaks as decibel values.
Improved status feedback from batch attach album art tool.
Pressing “next” fits the end of playlist now restarts the playlist even without “repeat” mode.
Made converter “copy other files” feature respect parent folder (.. \ pattern) references.
Added EXTM3U info writing (enabled via advanced preferences).
Added 5.1 and 7.1 upmix DSPs.
(beta 2) Deleting the current playing files no longer shows error popups (1.4 regression).
(beta 2) Fixed repaint glitches in media library search edit box.
(beta 3) Updated Opus decoder to latest libopus 1.3.
(beta 3) Fixed a bug causing poor Default UI playlist performance with tens of thousands or item.
(beta 3) Fixed incompatibility with certain HTTP servers causing music files to fail to play from those servers.
(beta 3) Internet radio regression fixes.
(beta 3) Made DSP presets in the toolbar sorted.
foobar2000 screenshot (810 pix)
Version number 1.4.1 beta 3
Release status Beta
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 8, Windows 10
File size 4.23MB
License type GPL


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