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A component for managing the installation and updating of foobar2000 3rd party components. See the discussion thread here.

Requires foobar2000 v1.0 or above.

Current version (

Older versions:

Changelist: (2010-03-02)
- Handle multiple components in one dll with name changes between versions (uses <oldname> tag) (thanks to kode54)
- Fixed listbox scrolling (2010-03-02)
- REALLY fixed crash when downloading non-existent link
- More version comparison tweaks
- Use SHCreateDirectoryEx instead of CreateDirectory

0.1.6 (2010-02-24)
- Fixed security attributes on copied files (no more lock icon)
- Don't ask for elevation unless required
- Added support for files needing to be installed to foobar2000 profile folder (eg foo_httpcontrol) (2010-02-22)
- Added link dialog for developers who want traffic redirected to their webpage. The respective component is not downloaded. (2010-02-21)
- Fixed support for compressed xml component list (2010-02-21)
- Temporarily removed support for compressed xml component list

0.1.5 (2010-02-20)
- Added support for compressed xml component list
- Handle differently formatted version strings

0.1.4 (2010-02-17)
- Force batch file to wait on fb2k PID while it closes
- Broken download links now handled and reported to console

0.1.3 (2010-02-17)
- Added failure output file to aid debugging

0.1.2 (2010-02-17)
- Batch file path fixes
- Don't mark core components as missing from xml

0.1.1 (2010-02-16)
- Glaringly obvious user access control fix
- Components now downloaded to fb2k profile path
- All directories in batch file are absolute

0.1.0 (2010-02-15)
- Initial release