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foobar2000 1.6.8 – Final

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foobar2000 1.6.8 – Final

foobar2000 is an advanced freeware audio player for the Windows platform. Some of the basic features include full unicode support, ReplayGain support and native support for several popular audio formats.

foobar2000 isn’t just for early adopters or software jukebox fetishists. It doesn’t mess with fancy buttons or bright colors. Instead of to prefer a utilitarian, straightforward user interface it lets the music speak for itself.

foobar2000 uses tabs and panels to help the user navigate its plain, but functional, user interface. You can customize the interface using several layout options. Menu options and recognizable command buttons reside at the top of the window.

Two panels, each with tabbed menus, reside on the left side of the window. From there, you can view the album list and the properties of a selected artist or song.

In foobar2000 you’ll also find tabs for viewing a spectrogram, a spectrum, and VU meter of music currently being played, display album art. Furthermore, you can synchronize it with portable players including iPods.

foobar2000 Main features:

  • Supported audio formats: MP3, MP4, AAC, CD Audio, WMA, Vorbis, Opus, FLAC, WavPack, WAV, AIFF, Musepack, Speex, AU, SND… and more with additional components.
  • Gapless playback.
  • Easily customizable user interface layout.
  • Advanced tagging capabilities.
  • Support for ripping Audio CDs
  • Transcoding all supported audio formats using the Converter component.
  • Full ReplayGain support.
  • Customizable keyboard shortcuts.
  • Open component architecture allowing third-party developers to extend functionality of the player.

Changes in foobar2000 1.6.8:

  • Fixed visual glitches when scrolling lists horizontally with mouse wheel through Logitech software.
  • Improved output format negotiation with exclusive output.
  • Fixed failure to install components from store-mode (uncompressed) zip archives.
  • Improved handling of malformed FLAC files, prevented crash from too many cuesheet entries.
  • Correct reporting of AC3 channel count in MP4 files even without AC3 component installed (before it would incorrectly report stereo).
  • Allowed UTF-8 cuesheets without UTF-8 header.
  • Fixed htmlspecialchars misuse in component update list / component page link.
  • Mapped MP4 @mvn field to “movement name”.
  • Prevented the same folder from being added more than once to the Media Library.
  • Properties dialog: deferred logging of user-entered field names for the dropdown list until the tags are saved, effectively preventing typos from being remembered.
  • Fixed a bug causing alt+f4 (and possibly other keyboard events) to be disregarded if mouse pointer is above specific interactive portion of a window (list controls, buttons in editboxes).
  • Improved handling of files with malformed APE tags – some files were entirely unplayable.
  • More thorough ‘remove tags’ for Vorbis, Opus and Musepack.
  • Fixed text truncation in ReplayGain Scanner preferences page.
  • Made possible to add attached pictures by drag and drop to relevant Properties dialog page.

Changes in foobar2000 1.6.7:

  • Built-in WASAPI exclusive output.
    Rewritten entirely in beta 7, old beta1-6 bugs should be gone.
  • Added ‘smart stop’ option in Advanced Preferences; press stop key once to stop-after-current, twice to stop now.
  • Fixed WavPack lossy not working regression from 1.6.6.
  • Made Output preferences reflect output device changes made by output picker toolbar. (beta 5)
  • Allowed per-track REM COMMENT in cuesheets. (beta 6)
  • HLS radio bug fixes. (beta 6)
  • Fixed crashing on failed paste operations in Properties dialog. (beta 6)
  • Fixed incorrect handling of UTF-8 file names inside ZIP archives. (beta 6)
  • Removed 8-bit output option. (beta 7)
  • Fixed inaccurate preamp decibel formatting in Converter setup dialog. (beta 7)
  • Prevented popup of Preferences page prompting for a valid output device if the audio device was unplugged with foobar2000 in background. (beta 13)
  • Added .weba (WebM audio) to recognied extensions. (beta 15)
  • Fixed issues with playing certain streamed M4A files. (beta 16)

Changes in foobar2000 1.6.6:

  • Made Advanced Preferences searchable.
  • Added support for attaching pictures to Matroska files; fixed Matroska tag editing bugs.
  • More accurate reporting of Matroska bitrate (actual content is probed if needed).
  • Added itunesadvisory tag support for M4A.
  • Updated embedded cuesheet handling code.
  • Replaced PPHS resampler with much faster libretro resampler.
  • Added support for internet radio album art.
  • Converter: Encoded FLAC files are now updated with proper FLAC seektables, if FLAC.exe doesn’t write them by itself.
  • Converter: Workarounds for clashes when writing to a Media Library indexed folder.
  • Converter: Added built-in profile for exhale AAC encoder.
  • Converter: Fixed some warning prompts not being possible to permanently disable.
  • Fixed slightly inaccurate bitrate reporting for Musepack and WavPack. Tags are now excluded from file size used to calculate the bitrate.
  • Now compiled with Visual Studio 2019 (was 2017 before).
  • Album art related regressions fixed. (beta 2)
  • Worked around 7-zip reading crash. (beta 2)
  • Fixed missing no-artwork pic in some scenarios. (beta 3)
  • Fixed slower playlist & library search regression from earlier betas. (beta 4)
  • Fixed failure to read some rare MP4/M4A files. (beta 5)
  • Converter: Added a toggle for FLAC seektable fix. (beta 5)
  • Fixed Default UI playlist rendering glitches with millions of items. (beta 6)
  • Fixed decoding of 7-channel FLAC files. (beta 7)
  • Made FLAC channel mask not cleared with ‘remove tags’. (beta 7)
  • Improved compatibility with badly configured HLS radio servers. (beta 7)
  • Fixed odd samplerate autoresampling regression from earlier betas. (beta 8)

Changes in foobar2000 1.6.5:

  • Rewritten internal 7-zip support – now opens large files without running out of memory.
  • Updated ReplayGain scanner: improved speed, added classic ReplayGain scanning mode as an option.
  • Converter now warns about conversion of float32 to integer format, as it is not lossless if the source file isn’t peak-normalized.
  • “Remove Tags” now retains Apple gapless (iTunSMPB) information on MP3 files.
    Rationale: tag manipulation should not cause the file to decode differently.
    Opt-out of this behavior in Advancd Preferences.
  • Fixed some M4A chapter titles not reading correctly.
  • Added support for itunescatalogid for M4A files.
  • Fixes for instability from extreme 7-zip reader memory usage.
  • Fixed a glitch in ReplayGain scanner preferences.

Homepage – http://www.foobar2000.org

Supported Operating Systems: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10 and Server 2003, 2008, 2012, 2016 (32-bit, 64-bit).

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4 Comments on foobar2000 1.6.8 – Final

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    007marc

    foobar2000 - ver. - 1.4.7 ?????

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    Compuitguy

    Thanks

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    soundping

    No problems with foobar2000 1.1.16.

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    Jackie

    this is awesome software! for those who may not know it can be used to CONVERT .flac ( lossless) to .MP3! this is must have for anyone who dowloads .flac and doesnt have anything to convert, it makes those files compatible for ipods etc..