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Version 1.5 beta change log

Beta 2
  • Fixed Selection Properties panel showing blank content in some cases.
  • Properties dialog: made some column widths remembered.
  • Properties dialog: made album art import/export dialogs begin in the folder of the audio file.
  • Properties dialog: restored sanity of Details group order.
  • Properties dialog: other minor fixes.
  • Screen reader compatibility fixes for new list controls
  • File Operations: fixed disappearing windows on Windows 10 1809 and newer.

Beta 3
  • Properties dialog: fixed crashing on single CPU core machines.
  • Properties dialog: tab order sanity fix.
  • Properties dialog: made '+ add new' field list autocomplete not exclude already-present fields.
  • File Operations: fixed crash bug related to delete command.
  • Made stack overflow crashes produce a crash report instead of just making foobar2000 die quietly.
  • Amended Enter key handling in various new list controls.
  • Screen reader compatibility fixes, made checkboxes in new list controls presented properly.
  • Experimental visual style changes on various new list controls.

Beta 4
  • Fixed beta 3 regression with wrong rendering of selection in some of list controls, most notably Default UI playlist.
  • Updated enter key handling in DSP Manager.
  • Experimental visual style changes on various new list controls.
Beta 5
  • Properties dialog: better auto sizing of columns in Metadata & Details.
  • Properties dialog: less glitchy embedding of tab content in tabs.
  • Properties dialog: re-styled '+ add new' button.
  • Restored enter key to open decoder configuration in Preferences / Decoding.
  • Fixed embedded cuesheet handling regressions (since 1.5 beta).
  • Screen reader compatibility fixes, made list group headers presented correctly.

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Beta 6
  • Fixed visual glitches when scrolling various lists (beta 5 regression).
  • Fixed incorrect automatic sizing of columns in Properties dialog.

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Beta 7
  • Fixed incorrect shuffle behavior forum thread
  • Fixed Album List multi-selection regression forum thread
  • Attempted fix for DirectSound lockups after PC hibernation forum thread
  • Made Album Art Viewer picture loading+resizing asynchronous.
  • Removed the much hated behavior of nulling current selection info (album art, selection properties) when nothing has focus.
  • Fixed M4A album art handling regression forum thread
  • Added lyrics3 tag reader for MP3 files tagged with old/obscure software.

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Beta 8
  • Fixed keyboard shortcuts for Yes/No buttons etc not working in some of MessageBox-type dialogs forum thread
  • Fixed album art crash on malformed picture data (beta 7 regression).
  • Fixed selection properties not following playback when nothing is focused (beta 7 regression) forum thread
  • Improved performance of updating tags on the now-playing track.
  • Made show_preferences() and various methods accept advanced preferences item GUIDs alongside preferences page GUIDs. This means that components can now have 'configure' links/buttons open Advanced Preferences locations.
  • New programming interfaces: input_info_filter (for foo_external_tags) and input_playback_shim (for foo_skip), new SDK will be published shortly.
  • Fixed bugs in lyrics3 tag reader introduced with beta 7.
  • Converter: Added Opus encoder selection for --music / --speech modes.

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Beta 9
  • Fixed beta 8 crash regression.

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Beta 10
  • Various issues related to reporting exact playback position have been fixed. Wave seekbar style components show exact position with skip silence DSP active and similar.
  • Fixed Default UI Playlist View last column layout glitch regression forum thread.
  • Fixes in new programming interfaces for foo_external_tags.
  • Removed lyrics3 tag support other than removal via 'Remove Tags' - as it was causing more trouble than it was worth.
  • Default UI Album Art view regression fixes.
  • Cuesheet handling regression fixes.
  • DirectSound output workarounds for stuck playback on disconnected/locked device.
  • Properties dialog album art manipulation fixes.
  • Properties dialog autocomplete behaviors changed.
  • Fixed a bug causing certain components built using old foobar2000 SDK to fail to decode audio if certain new components are installed.

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Beta 11
  • Fixed beta 10 regression causing File Integrity Verifier not to use multiple threads for scanning.
  • File size optimizations.
  • Library Preferences: fixed missing double-click-on-folder.
  • Support for latest External Tags component.

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Beta 12
  • Fixed preserve-file-timestamp bugs.
  • Fixed missing file-not-found error message. forum thread
  • Fixes for bad interaction between pre-1.4-SDK components and track info filters.
  • Fixed possible rare shutdown crash with certain components installed.
  • Playlist behavior fix. forum thread
  • Fixed metadb edit callbacks not being fired in some conditions.
  • Removed transacted filesystem support. There are no known benefits to it and even Microsoft documentation says not to use it.
  • Fixed track info filters (foo_external_tags) vs MP3 remove-tags.
  • Made track info filters (foo_external_tags) enabled by default once installed.
  • FLAC 1.3.3
  • Made WavPack/DSD MD5 visible - using another field so Verifier doesn't try to verify it.
  • Enabled embedded cuesheet support for MP3 files.
  • New list control in various Converter dialogs.

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Beta 13
  • Prettier startup UI picker upon installation of a new UI component.
  • Made possible to check for updates of components listed but not hosted on foobar2000.org.
  • Changed Properties dialog autocomplete behaviors forum thread
  • Attempted workaround for reported shutdown lockup forum thread
  • Changed order of FLAC metadata block to mitigate bugs in Windows 10 forum thread
  • Fixed non-decoding of specific Ogg Vorbis files forum thread
  • Workaround for slow seeking in Matroska files.

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Beta 14
  • Fixed beta 13 regression causing Verifier to incorrectly flag MP3 files as problematic forum thread

 

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Beta 15
  • Fixed regressions in components updater dialog, manifesting themselves when you close & reopen the dialog.
  • Fixed bad behavior of properties dialog when cancelling initial info load forum thread

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Beta 16
  • Fixed more regressions in components updater dialog.
  • Fixed missing keyboard shortcuts in new yes/no/ok/cancel type dialogs forum thread

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Beta 17
  • The hopefully last beta. Meh.
  • Reverted DirectSound changes that seem to cause trouble for some users.
  • Improved playback position reporting accuracy with complex DSP configurations, for better operation of Wave Seekbar type components.
  • Made strange/malformed MP4 files not refuse to play entirely if the first audio frame can't be decoded.
  • List control behavior and screen reader compatibility fixes.

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Beta 18
  • Fixed beta 17 DirectSound crash regression
  • Screen reader compatibility improvements

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Beta 19
  • Made preserve-file-timestamp work with MP3 tag types operations.
  • Fixed a long-time bug with erratic behavior of audio output device selection.

 
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