Winamp

Changelog

5.3:

- Improved main controller image display (now 2.6x faster).
- Improved Controller Settings window image display (now 3.3x faster).
- Improved profile file size (blank profile down from 1416 bytes to 146 bytes).
- Improved subwindow graphics scanline access (faster display).
- Improved sub-window handling and memory usage.
- Improved sub-window display speed and efficiency.
- Improved settings window design.
- Improved dialog window design.
- Improved boot speed.
- Improved profile reading speed.
- Improved invalid profile detection.
- Improved setselector assigning by removing buddy copying and clearing.
- Improved set selector and auto-assign none icons.
- Improved processing of non-sequence assignments.
- Improved mouse speed internal storage and handling.
- Improved pause duration (increased from 2.50 second to 10 minutes).
- Improved pause slot parsing.
- Improved pause time entry (replaced slider with comboboxes).
- Improved profile bad value message displays.
- Improved gradient accuracy.
- Improved about, legal and license text.
- Added Profile Copy and Paste.
- Added Check For Update.
- Added OS architecture (32/64bit) and service pack info to Windows version info.
- Added Windows 2000 boot message stating intention to remove support in the future.
- Added mouse button 4, 5 and mouse wheel tilting assignments.
- Added repeating of final stage in sequences while button is held.
- Added default mouse speed to values settings (thanks to jinxguardian).
- Added Restore Defaults button to settings value page.
- Added Okay button to Settings window.
- Added windows game controller control panel button icon.
- Added displayed name as original Save As filename instead of "New Profile".
- Fixed bugs.

Winamp 5.6.6.3516:

- Fixed Bugs.

Winamp 5.6.6.3512:

- Updated Portuguese lang pack.
- Fixed Bugs.

Winamp 5.6.6.3510:

- Fixed Bugs.

Winamp 5.6.6.3507:

- Added a Reset button to clear history in the Open/Add URL dialog.
- Added an option to disable the mouse wheel from altering the volume.
- Added more commandline switches (run: winamp.exe /? to see full list).
- All menus now use the skinned style when option is enabled in ML settings.
- Disable all online features when no internet connection selected in Prefs.
- High DPI & text scaling compatibility fixes for dialogs & library views.
- Increased notification area tooltips up to 128 chars (instead of 64).
- Library views now optionally group the 'Play' and 'Enqueue' buttons.
- Mass metadata editor from library now also available in Playlist Editor.
- Retry UAC prompt if user previously selected "No" (for relevant settings).
- Speed-up of Winamp shutdown process.
- [gen_ff] Added a setting to control show/hide time for docked toolbars.
- [gen_ml] Drag & drop handling tweaks.
- [ml_downloads] Added 'Size' column.
- [ml_history] New options for resuming playback (for podcasts or all files).
- [ml_history] Added a 'Play Offset' column with right-click option to clear.
- [ml_local] Added Podcast, BPM & Rating fields to Ctrl+E metadata editor.
- [ml_playlists] Option to use source file instead of database-managed copy.
- [ml_nowplaying/wire] Added support to use alternative services.
- [ml_pmp] Added a simple view to match Local library support.
- [pmp_android/usb] Added <disc> support to File Name Formatting.
- [installer] Added a "Winamp (Safe Mode)" option to start menu icons.
- More general tweaks, improvements, fixes and optimizations (lots of them!).
- Updated: [enc_fhgaac] Fraunhofer AAC Encoder v3.02.16.
- Updated: [enc/in_vorbis] libogg 1.3.1.
- Updated: [gen_jumpex] JTFE v1.3.
- Updated: [in_wave] libsndfile 1.0.25.
- Fixed bugs.

Winamp 5.6.5.3438:

- Improved: Memory allocation optimizations & fixes.
- Improved: [ml_playlists] Show currently playing song.
- Fixed: Some radio streams no longer playing as a result of the Icecast fix in 5.64.
- Fixed: Crash when pasting artwork into File Info dialog in 5.64.
- Fixed: [in_mp3] PIC frame rendering in ID3v2.2 tags.
- Fixed: [gen_ml] Enter key not working correctly for ml views.
- Fixed: [ml_local] Sporadic crashes when importing library in 5.64.
- Fixed: [ml_plg] Broken 'View tracks similar to' menu item in main window songticker.
- Fixed: [npwachk] Winamp Detector plugin not working with latest Firefox.
- Fixed: [wasabi] Quirks with color theme list handling.
- Misc: More general tweaks, improvements, fixes and optimizations.
- Updated: [enc_fhgaac] Fraunhofer AAC Encoder v3.02.15.
- Updated: [png] libpng v1.5.17.
- Updated: [gen_jumpex] JTFE v1.2.7.

Winamp 5.6.4.3415:

- New: Option to run Winamp in Safe Mode (also via /SAFE=1 commandline switch).
- New: XSPF playlist support (read only support, write support to follow).
- Improved: Added tooltips for truncated text in Media Library listviews.
- Improved: Added 'Explore item folder' to context menu in playlists.
- Improved: Bookmark menu handling now follows Winamp's Play/Enqueue setting.
- Improved: D3D vsync mode (should fix reported video tearing issues).
- Improved: Display album art source info in Artwork tab of File Info dialog.
- Improved: Remember last position of dialogs.
- Improved: Show rating from tags if file is not in Local Media Library.
- Improved: Use new style dialog for folder browser.
- Improved: Windows 8 filetype association compatibility.
- Improved: [gen_ff] Multi-monitor support for Bento/Modern skin notifier.
- Improved: [gen_ff] Windows 8 multi-monitor/taskbar mode compatibility.
- Improved: [in_flac] FLAC streaming support.
- Improved: [in_mp3] Shoutcast v2 in-stream artwork support (and other misc fixes).
- Improved: [in_mp3] Use MIME to determine decoder before assuming ext. is correct.
- Improved: [in_mp4] Native ALAC playback support.
- Improved: [in_mp4] Optimize MP4 Raw Reader by using chunks instead of samples.
- Improved: [in_mp4] Write ratings to tags (using the "rate" atom).
- Improved: [ml_local/history] Friendlier error message if nde/database fails to load.
- Improved: [ml_local] New 'Date Added' column (smart views adjusted accordingly).
- Improved: [ml_playlists] Now with Generate HTML Playlist support.
- Improved: [ml_playlists] Save playlists to custom m3udir, if specified in paths.ini.
- Improved: [ml_wire] Save (and backup) database files on updates instead of on exit.
- Improved: [pmp_ipod] Added BPM, TotalTracks, Disc# & TotalDiscs metadata support.
- Improved: [pmp_wifi] SSDP support and other optimizations.
- Misc: All default plug-ins now include file description & version info properties.
- Misc: More general tweaks, improvements, fixes and optimizations.
- Removed: [gen_orgler] The end of Winamp Charts & Music Usage Database.
- Updated: [libFLAC] FLAC 1.3.0.
- Updated: [png] libpng v1.5.16.
- Updated: [gen_jumpex] JTFE v1.2.6.
- Updated: [zlib.dll] zlib 1.2.8.
- Fixed bugs.

Winamp 5.63:

- New: Hungarian and Indonesian installer translations and language packs.
- New: [enc_vorbis] Ogg Vorbis Encoder (based on aoTuV).
- Improved: Shift+F10 app key support in the Media Library.
- Improved: [enc_fhgaac] Added VBR mode 6, plus other minor quality improvements.
- Improved: [in_mod] Refactored, simplified and threadsafe memory allocation.
- Improved: [ml_history] Save playcounts when updated instead of only on exit.
- Improved: [ml_local] Increased search query buffers from 512 or 1024 to 2048 bytes.
- Improved: [gen_hotkeys] Added manual advance and visualization specific actions.
- Updated: [aacdec] Fraunhofer AAC Decoder v1.762.208.
- Updated: [in_vorbis] libogg 1.3.0 & libvorbis 1.3.3.
- Updated: [lame_enc] LAME 3.99.5.
- Updated: [png] libpng v1.5.10.
- Updated: [vp8] libvpx v1.1.0.
- Updated: [xml] expat v2.1.0.
- Updated: [zlib.dll] zlib 1.2.7.
- Fixed: Embedded album art not working in some scenarios.
- Fixed: [aacdec] Memory leak when re-syncing to AAC stream.
- Fixed: [bmp] Bounds checking in TSCC decoder.
- Fixed: [bmp] Heap overflow issues (thanks: Secunia).
- Fixed: [in_avi] Divide-by-zero and NULL pointer issues (thanks: FuzzMyApp).
- Fixed: [in_mod] .IT memory & heap corruption issues (thanks: Jeremy Brown, MSVR).
- Fixed: [ml_local] Crash in MLDBAPI::SetField cache.
- Fixed: [pmp_android/usb] Genre and Year metadata edits writing to Disc# field.
- Fixed: [vis_milk2] Presets not reacting to music in localized installs (Milkdrop v2.25).
- Misc: More general tweaks, improvements, fixes and optimizations.

Winamp 5.623:

- Fixed Bugs.

Winamp 5.622:

- Support TXXX/Band as an alternative id3v2 frame for Album Artist.
- Updated: Fraunhofer AAC Encoder v3.2.3; JTFE v1.2.4; LAME 3.99.
- More general tweaks, improvements, fixes and optimizations.

Winamp 5.621:

- Improved: New API to allow video decoder to signal codec width & height.
- General tweaks, improvements, fixes and optimizations.

Winamp 5.62:

- Fraunhofer AAC Codec with VBR encoding support.
- Theora decoder for MKV.
- New extra large albumart and option to hide album title.
- Default "Restore file associations at Winamp start" setting to "off" on Vista+.
- Redesigned SHOUTcast Radio online service view (new school & classic options).
- Toolbar now compatible with Firefox 5.
- More general tweaks, improvements, fixes and optimizations.

Winamp 5.61:

- Improved: [ml_local] Search & View load speed optimizations.
- Improved: [ml_impex] Date parsing on import.
- Improved: [ml_plg] Direct mouse wheel support for generated playlist view.
- Improved: [ml_plg/gracenote] Database query, backup & recovery enhancements.
- Improved: [ml_rg] Raised maximum sample rate from 96000 to 192000.
- Improved: [nsutil] Added 64bit float IIR support.
- Improved: [Installer] Launch Winamp as regular user from elevated installer.
- Improved: Support for freely-rotating wheel mouse.
- Misc: More general tweaks, improvements, fixes and optimizations.
- Misc: Online Help Docs moved to AOL Help site.
- Misc: SHOUTcast2 support tweaks for in_mp3 & Bento file info.
- Misc: [in_flac/in_vorbis] Changed internal rating scale from 0-5 to 0-100.
- Misc: [ml_local] Right-click menu tweaks (Display tracks in this view).
- Reverted: Milkdrop from v2.23 to v2.2 and AVS from v2.83 to v2.81d (for now).
- Updated: Sonic PrimoSDK Burning Engine v4.28.06.0.
- Updated: [installer] OpenCandy SDK (fixes some AV’s reporting it as malware).
- Updated: [libpng] libpng v1.5.1.

Winamp 5.601 Build 3091 :

- Improved: [in_wave/libsndfile] Added AIF to default extension list.
- Improved: [ml_plg] Localization of playlist names & various other tweaks.
- Misc: Made installer disable incompatible 3rd-party gen_lyrics plugin.
- Misc: More general tweaks, improvements, fixes and optimizations.
- Fixed bugs.

Winamp 5.60 Full:

- Option to write ratings to tags (for mp3, wma/wmv, ogg & flac).
- Redesigned Devices/Portables view in Media Library.
- New on-the-fly "Vertically flip (Shift+F)" option in Video context menu.
- Playlist Generator: context menu dialog & other features.
- More user-friendly Transcoding options for portable devices.
- Added support for <disc> & <discs> in naming scheme.
- Optimized video flip modes.
- Fixed bugs.

Winamp 5.581 Full:

- Improved: Disk-performance of metadata cache.
- Lang Pack updates (de, ro, tr, fr, ru, se, ja).
- Updated: JTFE v1.1.1.
- More general tweaks, improvements, fixes and optimizations.

Winamp 5.58 Full:

- 7digital mp3 store in Online Services.
- WebM Video support for in_mkv & vp8 decoder for in_nsv.
- Improved download manager for Podcasts and Online Services.
- Android device support.
- New 256x256 icons for Win7/Vista.
- New Previous/Play/Pause/Stop/Next toolbar buttons for Win7 taskbar.
- Video OSD positioning & design improvements.
- More general tweaks, updatedes, improvements, fixes and optimizations.