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Winamp 5.666 (Latest)

  • Improved: Added a Reset button to clear history in the Open/Add URL dialog
  • Improved: Added an option to disable the mouse wheel from altering the volume
  • Improved: Added more commandline switches (run: winamp.exe /? to see full list)
  • Improved: All menus now use the skinned style when option is enabled in ML settings
  • Improved: Disable all online features when no internet connection selected in Prefs
  • Improved: High DPI & text scaling compatibility fixes for dialogs & library views
  • Improved: Increased notification area tooltips up to 128 chars (instead of 64)
  • Improved: Library views now optionally group the 'Play' and 'Enqueue' buttons
  • Improved: Mass metadata editor from library now also available in Playlist Editor
  • Improved: Retry UAC prompt if user previously selected "No" (for relevant settings)
  • Improved: Speed-up of Winamp shutdown process
  • Improved: [gen_ff] Added a setting to control show/hide time for docked toolbars
  • Improved: [gen_ml] Drag & drop handling tweaks
  • Improved: [ml_downloads] Added 'Size' column
  • Improved: [ml_history] New options for resuming playback (for podcasts or all files)
  • Improved: [ml_history] Added a 'Play Offset' column with right-click option to clear
  • Improved: [ml_local] Added Podcast, BPM & Rating fields to Ctrl+E metadata editor
  • Improved: [ml_local/history/pmp] Added F8 to refresh current search
  • Improved: [ml_nowplaying/wire] Added support to use alternative services
  • Improved: [ml_playlists] Option to use source file instead of database-managed copy
  • Improved: [ml_pmp] Added a simple view to match Local library support
  • Improved: [pmp_android/usb] Added <disc> support to File Name Formatting
  • Fixed: Agent not using Winamp window if a clone is already running (eg. KMPlayer)
  • Fixed: Fallback issue with lang packs when loading accelerator tables
  • Fixed: Length not being read when set to read titles on load
  • Fixed: Ratings-related freeze on right-clicking large selections in playlist editor
  • Fixed: Saving to wrong extension for the 'Save As' action in the Alt+3 Artwork tab
  • Fixed: Unicode characters not displaying in taskbar when some old plugins are present
  • Fixed: Various issues with aero-peek and docking of freeform skins as an appbar
  • Fixed: [gen_ff] Docking to bottom/right when windowframe scale is anything but 1.0
  • Fixed: [gen_jumpex] Broken 'Add to Library' shell menu item
  • Fixed: [gen_jumpex] 'Jump to File' window not always visible when pressing 'J' or 'F3'
  • Fixed: [gen_tray] Lockup/double-start issues when using the 'Prev' action
  • Fixed: [in_flac] Removal of embedded artwork
  • Fixed: [in_midi] Memory comparison crash with badly formed .kar files (thanks Debasish Mandal)
  • Fixed: [libmp4v2] Crash due to invalid pointer check on corrupt files (thanks Debasish Mandal)
  • Fixed: [ml_local] Search filters with unicode characters not being remembered
  • Fixed: [ml_playlists] Remove invalid characters from playlist name on export
  • Fixed: [pmp_android/usb] Crash on bad path
  • Fixed: [pmp_android/usb] Use filename if no metadata available to generate filepath
  • Misc: [installer] Added a "Winamp (Safe Mode)" option to start menu icons
  • Misc: 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 v1.3.1
  • Updated: [in_wave] libsndfile 1.0.25

Winamp 5.65

  • 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 5.64

  • 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
  • Fixed: Failing to load on some Windows 8 (and earlier) installs (thanks Nanner)
  • Fixed: Not playing the first song next when clearing then adding items to playlist
  • Fixed: Bento/Modern skin notifier sometimes no longer appearing (thanks pjn123)
  • Fixed: Deletion of 0-byte wdl*.tmp & wht*.tmp files
  • Fixed: Issues with re-embedding of vis plug-ins in Bento skin when exiting fullscreen
  • Fixed: Issues with some Icecast servers providing invalid stream links (v2.x bug!)
  • Fixed: Potential crashes when rapidly switching between DSP plug-ins
  • Fixed: [Bento Browser] Potential security vulnerabilities (thanks Julien Ahrens, inshell.net)
  • Fixed: [gen_jumpex] Potential security vulnerabilities (thanks Julien Ahrens, inshell.net)
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Mapping of POPM ratings scale
  • Fixed: [in_mp4] Bug where too-small passed-in buffer size resulted in loss of data
  • Fixed: [in_mp4] Seeking files/podcasts which use a single video frame as artwork
  • Fixed: [in_vorbis] Not reading Disc# (plus other general Vorbis Comments fixes)
  • Fixed: [in_wave] mldb info for .wav files being wiped after viewing Alt+3 dialog
  • Fixed: [ml_disc] Blocking of context menu items in ml tree for History & Bookmarks
  • Fixed: [ml_disc] Creation of 0-byte trk*.tmp files & associated crash on some systems
  • Fixed: [ml_impex] UI lockups on import/export of large databases
  • Fixed: [ml_wire] Subscriptions to podcast channels with the same name
  • Fixed: [ombrowser] Alt Gr keys broken in Online Services text input fields
  • Fixed: [pmp_android] Albumart-related crash when transferring ogg files
  • Fixed: [pmp_android/usb] Transfers fail if <Albumartist> contains illegal characters
  • Fixed: [pmp_p4s] Crash/hang on exit after transferring files to MTP/P4S devices
  • 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

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_flac] Producer metadata support
  • 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
  • Fixed: Embedded album art not working in some scenarios
  • Fixed: Video window reopening after being closed when editing mp4 tags
  • 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
  • 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

Winamp 5.623

  • Fixed: mp3 decoding errors at end of file (should fix reported CD burning errors)
  • Fixed: [aacdec] Detection of parametric stereo for AAC files made with older encoders
  • Fixed: [enc_fhgaac] MP4 encoder not always closing on errors or aborted transfers
  • Fixed: [in_avi] Crashing with certain malformed AVI files
  • Fixed: [in_flac & in_mp4] Memory leaks
  • Fixed: [in_mod] Bounds check for comments parsing
  • Fixed: [pmp] Multithreaded race condition (now supports thread-safe transfers)
  • Fixed: [pmp_android] Embedded album art being deleted on transfers
  • Misc: More general tweaks, improvements, fixes and optimizations
  • Updated: [enc_fhgaac] Fraunhofer AAC Encoder v3.2.4
  • Updated: [gen_jumpex] JTFE v1.2.5

Winamp 5.622

  • Improved: [in_mp3] Support TXXX/Band as an alternative id3v2 frame for Album Artist
  • Fixed: [bmp/in_avi] Integer overflow issues in TSCC, RGB & YUV decoders
  • Fixed: [enc_fhgaac] High bitrate upsampling bug
  • Fixed: [in_midi] Underrun in CMF files when music offset is greater than the filesize
  • Fixed: [in_mod] Made sure AMF is limited to maximum of 32 channels
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Crash on hitting Alt+3 for currently playing file with an APEv2 tag
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Reading of id3v2.4-only TDRC (Year) frame
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Don't delete TCMP & PRIV id3v2 frames when updating tags
  • Fixed: [in_mp4] Gapless playback
  • Fixed: [in_nsv] Potential integer overflow issue
  • Misc: More general tweaks, improvements, fixes and optimizations
  • Misc: [ml_local] Added an explanatory error page if database gets corrupted
  • Updated: [enc_fhgaac] Fraunhofer AAC Encoder v3.2.3
  • Updated: [gen_jumpex] JTFE v1.2.4
  • Updated: [lame_enc] LAME 3.99

Winamp 5.621

  • Improved: [in_nsv] New API to allow video decoder to signal codec width & height
  • Fixed: [enc_fhgaac] Default ADTS bitrate; Writing of gapless data
  • Fixed: [enc_fhgaac] HE-AAC compatibility with iTunes
  • Fixed: [in_midi] Various integer overflow issues (thanks: Luigi Auriemma)
  • Fixed: [libsndfile] PAF integer heap-overflow bug (thanks: Hossein Lotfi/Secunia)
  • Fixed: [ml_local] Illegal instruction crash on non-SSE machines
  • Fixed: [ml_rg] Some files incorrectly returning 0 gain values
  • Fixed: [nsvdec_vp3, nsvdec_vp5, vp6] Rescaling buffer overflow vulnerabilities
  • Misc: More general tweaks, improvements, fixes and optimizations

Winamp 5.62

  • New: Fraunhofer AAC Codec with VBR encoding support
  • New: [theora.w5s] Theora decoder for MKV
  • Improved: [ml_local] New extra large albumart and option to hide album title
  • Improved: [in_mp3/jnetlib/ml_wire] http status code 303 & 307 redirection support
  • Fixed: [in_midi] Add buffer overflow check for malformed Controller Change messages
  • Fixed: [in_midi] Sys.Ex message processing integer underflow vulnerability
  • Fixed: [in_mod] Crash on .IT files with 0 channels (thanks: Luigi Auriemma)
  • Fixed: [in_mp4] Crash on truncated files
  • Fixed: [in_mp4] Distortion on MP4 files with malformed stts data
  • Fixed: [jnetlib] Memory leak when connecting to https streams
  • Fixed: [ml_impex] Importing playcount data
  • Fixed: [ml_local] Advanced Query Builder
  • Fixed: [nsvdec_vp5] Integer underrun (thanks: Luigi Auriemma)
  • Fixed: [pmp_wifi] Playlist syncing
  • Fixed: [vis_milk2] Some presets not reacting to music (Milkdrop v2.24)
  • Fixed: [vp6] Crash on rescaling with irregular video sizes (thanks: Luigi Auriemma)
  • Fixed: [vp6] Integer underrun in Deblocking filter when picture size is 0,0
  • Misc: Default "Restore file associations at Winamp start" setting to "off" on Vista+
  • Misc: More general tweaks, improvements, fixes and optimizations
  • Misc: Redesigned SHOUTcast Radio online service view (new school & classic options)
  • Misc: Replaced CT aacPlusDecoder.w5s with new FhG aacdec.w5s
  • Misc: Replaced CT enc_aacplus.dll with new FhG enc_fhgaac.dll
  • Misc: Toolbar now compatible with Firefox 5

Winamp 5.61

  • Improved: [ml_local] Search & View load speed optimizations (~20% faster!)
  • 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
  • Fixed: Added parameters sanity check to prevent JSAPI2 from crashing
  • Fixed: Known IE9 compatibility issues
  • Fixed: [Bento browser] Freeze when search string is all spaces
  • Fixed: [Bento/Modern skins] Crash when clicking Notifier if ml_nowplaying missing
  • Fixed: [gen_ml] Album art view and scrollbar listview UI issues
  • Fixed: [in_flac] Crash when trying to write metadata to non-existent files
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] APEv2 memory leak
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Wrong bitmask for calculating AAC framelength
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Incorrectly reported approximate frames
  • Fixed: [jnetlib] Potential integer overflow in http header parsing code
  • Fixed: [ml_local] Category not being written to file when editing metadata
  • Fixed: [ml_plg] Force rebuild logic for non-English locales
  • Fixed: [nde] Saving the mldb up to 3 times on Winamp exit (v2.95/5.0x bug)
  • Fixed: [pmp_android/usb] Use <Artist> for folder name if <Albumartist> missing
  • Fixed: [pmp_ipod] Database corruption on Eject with some iPod models
  • Fixed: [pmp_ipod] Nano & Shuffle 4G sync issues
  • 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

  • Improved: [in_wave/libsndfile] Added AIF to default extension list
  • Improved: [ml_plg] Localization of playlist names & various other tweaks
  • Fixed: Win2k compatibility (caused by 5.6-specific DLL load vuln fix)
  • Fixed: [in_midi] Security vulnerability (thanks: Morten @ kryptoslogic)
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Querying endoffset metadata for iTunes gapless playback
  • Fixed: [pmp_ipod] Sync and Eject issues
  • Fixed: [pmp_ipod] Compilation flag when Album Artist is "Various Artists"
  • Fixed: [pmp_wifi] Crash when devices.w5s missing
  • Misc: Made installer disable incompatible 3rd-party gen_lyrics plugin
  • Misc: More general tweaks, improvements, fixes and optimizations

Winamp 5.6

  • New: [pmp_wifi] Android Wi-Fi support
  • New: Direct mouse wheel support
  • New: Option to write ratings to tags (for mp3, wma/wmv, ogg & flac)
  • Improved: Redesigned Devices/Portables view in Media Library
  • Improved: New on-the-fly "Vertically flip (Shift+F)" option in Video context menu
  • Improved: [dlmgr/jnetlib] Handling of http status codes 100 & 201-206
  • Improved: [ml_plg] Playlist Generator: context menu dialog & other features
  • Improved: [ml_pmp] More user-friendly Transcoding options for portable devices
  • Improved: [ml_transcode] Added support for <disc> & <discs> in naming scheme
  • Improved: [nsutil] Optimized video flip modes
  • Improved: [pmp_android/ipod] Added encoder blacklist
  • Improved: [ReplayGainAnalysis] Support for more sample rates
  • Fixed: DLL load security vulnerability
  • Fixed: [enc_lame] Memory leak
  • Fixed: [gen_ff] Bookmark corruption via Send To menu in main window songticker
  • Fixed: [gen_ml] Empty/Grey ML when restarting Winamp from a minimized state
  • Fixed: [gen_ml] Scrolling lag in nav panel with large amount of items
  • Fixed: [in_midi] Buffer/Integer overflow issues (thanks: Joakim @ nsense)
  • Fixed: [in_mod] Buffer overflow in comment box (MTM security vulnerability)
  • Fixed: [in_mkv] Crash when reading a string that was exactly SIZE_MAX bytes
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] ID3v1 UI glitch, APEv2 + Lyrics3 tag combo bug, APEv2 tag removal
  • Fixed: [in_mp4] Potential crash on getting metadata/albumart from invalid MP4 files
  • Fixed: [in_nsv] Integer overflow in allocating memory for metadata
  • Fixed: [in_nsv] Integer overflow when parsing TOC (thanks to: C. Eiram, Secunia)
  • Fixed: [in_nsv] Video flip mode detection quirks
  • Fixed: [ml_local] Arrow direction and sort inconsistencies in 3-pane views
  • Fixed: [ml_plg] Playlist Generator crashes and database corruption issues
  • Fixed: [ml_pmp] Autofill crash on empty libraries
  • Fixed: [ml_playlists] Crash on drag+drop items from one playlist to another
  • Fixed: [ml_transcode] Freeze transcoding .cda when using <filename> in scheme
  • Fixed: [playlist] Relative pathnames when filename is already relative
  • Fixed: [pmp_android/usb] Playlist sync & loading issues
  • Fixed: [pmp_android/ipod/usb] Issue with forward slashes in playlist paths
  • Fixed: [pmp_usb] Bug when multiple usb devices are connected
  • Fixed: [vis_milk2] Unicode issues with fonts & presets editor (5.58-specific)
  • Fixed: [vis_milk2] sprites.ini file lookup
  • Fixed: [vp6.w5s] Buffer overflow issue
  • Misc: More general tweaks, improvements, fixes and optimizations
  • Misc: Portables/Devices support now also adds ml_devices.dll & devices.w5s
  • Misc: Prompt user whether to move skins/langpacks when changing location
  • Misc: Removed Winamp Remote from installer
  • Misc: [ml_pmp] Moved 'Podcast Sync' to new tab in portable device options
  • Misc: [out_ds] Config now displays 7.1 speakers as '7.1' instead of 'Unknown'
  • Updated: Gracenote CDDB/MusicID v2.6.206
  • Updated: [gen_jumpex] JTFE v1.2.3
  • Updated: [in_vorbis] libogg v1.2.1 & libvorbis v1.3.2
  • Updated: [vp8] libvpx v0.9.5

Winamp 5.581

  • Improved: [pmp_android/usb] Disk-performance of metadata cache
  • Fixed: [gen_ml] Minor resource leak fix, plus other optimizations
  • Fixed: [gen_ff] Tooltip issue causing dialog windows to vanish underneath Winamp
  • Fixed: [ml_disc] CD drives not appearing in ML tree when ML starts not-visible
  • Fixed: [ml_wire] Sort by date before auto-downloading podcasts
  • Fixed: [pmp_android] Settings not being saved
  • Fixed: [pmp_android/usb] Manage with Winamp prompt always reappearing
  • Fixed: [pmp_android/usb] Transcoding on USB and Android devices
  • Misc: Lang Pack updates (de, ro, tr, fr, ru, se, ja)
  • Misc: More general tweaks, improvements, fixes and optimizations
  • Updated: [gen_jumpex] JTFE v1.1.1

Winamp 5.58

  • New: 7digital mp3 store in Online Services
  • New: WebM Video support for in_mkv & vp8 decoder for in_nsv
  • New: [ml_downloads] Improved download manager for Podcasts and Online Services
  • New: [pmp_android] Android device support
  • Improved: New 256x256 icons for Win7/Vista (with filetypes support via gen_jumpex)
  • Improved: New Previous/Play/Pause/Stop/Next toolbar buttons for Win7 taskbar
  • Improved: New 'Vertically flip videos' option for compatibility with old drivers
  • Improved: Video OSD positioning & design improvements
  • Improved: [D3D video renderer] Overlay support for Win7
  • Improved: [in_flv] StreamTitle metadata support
  • Improved: [in_avi/in_mp3] Support for MPEG Layer 2 (mp2) audio in AVI
  • Improved: [in_mp4] MP4 http streaming improvements
  • Improved: [ml_bookmarks] Unicode bookmarks support (winamp.bm8)
  • Improved: [ml_history] Added option for resume playback position of podcasts
  • Improved: [ml_impex] Import/Export 'Publisher', 'Producer' & 'Director' fields
  • Improved: [ml_local/in_mp3] Write ratings to POPM frame in id3v2 tags (w.i.p.)
  • Improved: [ml_wire] Various tweaks to Subscriptions view
  • Improved: [pmp_ipod] Support for newer gen Classic models
  • Fixed: External language folder always looking in a 'en-US' folder
  • Fixed: Handling of global keyboard accelerator table (fixes: Ctrl+Alt+N, Ctrl+T, etc)
  • Fixed: Scrolling issues with high resolution mice
  • Fixed: Stackoverflow issue when loading a malformed whatsnew.txt
  • Fixed: [enc_flac] Compression Factor config setting (always outputting at level 5)
  • Fixed: [gen_ff] Default fallback font always same as TTF replacement font in Prefs
  • Fixed: [gen_jumpex] Elevation on Win7/Vista for Shell Options
  • Fixed: [gen_ml] Tree not focused when opening ML in modern skins
  • Fixed: [in_cdda] CD info edits not being remembered
  • Fixed: [in_mp4] Integer type coercion bug which caused certain MP4 files to crash
  • Fixed: [in_mp4] Playback of video-only files
  • Fixed: [in_mp4] Some vis plugins/presets not working with mp4
  • Fixed: [libmp4v2] Lockup when attempting to play malformed iTMS M4V videos
  • Fixed: [ml_local] Rating lost when updating mp3 file info (5.57-specific)
  • Fixed: [ml_pmp] pmp_*.dll plugins not being removed via: Prefs -> Uninstall
  • Fixed: [pmp_usb] No disk in drive error with card readers
  • Fixed: [pmp_usb] xml cache losing metadata (now using NDE instead)
  • Fixed: [vis_milk2] Some presets not loading under locales other than English
  • Fixed: [vp6] stack overflow with malformed codec data (thanks Nicolas Joly, VUPEN)
  • Misc: Added more genres to File Info dialog
  • Misc: More general tweaks, improvements, fixes and optimizations
  • Misc: More translation fixes, localization updates & unicode support improvements
  • Misc: Moved ml_rg config settings to Prefs -> Playback -> Replay Gain
  • Misc: Improved uninstaller with options to remove bundled apps and user settings
  • Misc: Redesigned "Winamp Pro" prefs page
  • Updated: Gracenote CDDB/MusicID v2.6.205
  • Updated: [gen_jumpex] JTFE v1.1
  • Updated: [in_vorbis] libogg 1.2.0 & libvorbis 1.3.1
  • Updated: [lame_enc] LAME 3.98.4

Winamp 5.572

  • Improved: [h264.w5s] H.264 decoder optimizations
  • Improved: [in_avi/bmp.w5s] Support for RGB bitmap AVI
  • Improved: [ml_disc] Support for Disc# in CD Ripping naming convention
  • Fixed: Crash when using Alt+3 editor during mldb background scan
  • Fixed: EasyMove for classic video window
  • Fixed: Spectrum analyzer and beat vis for 32bit PCM files
  • Fixed: [bmp.w5s] Memory leaks with BMP AVI codecs (tscc, rle, yuv, rgb)
  • Fixed: [D3D] Crash when changing height but not width on back-to-back videos
  • Fixed: [gen_tray] Compact mode in Win7 popout tray
  • Fixed: [in_avi] Crash on files with missing RIFF header (including 0-byte files)
  • Fixed: [in_avi] Crash when ix## seektables aren't where they are supposed to be...
  • Fixed: [in_mod] Out of memory error with some older .mod files
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] ADTS header unicode/ansi issues (for .aac files)
  • Fixed: [ml_impex] UTF-8 writing
  • Fixed: [ml_local] Info editor erasing mldb fields not supported by input plugin
  • Misc: Further attempts to fix reported elevation/registration issues on Vista & Win7
  • Misc: Installer: Only install Gracenote alongside dependent components
  • Misc: More general tweaks, improvements, fixes and optimizations
  • Misc: Various translation updates (note: French lang pack now updated to 5.57x)
  • Updated: [gen_jumpex] JTFE v1.0.7.3
  • Updated: libpng 1.4.0
  • Updated: libsndfile 1.0.21

Winamp 5.571

  • New: MPEG-4 video support for in_mp4 & in_flv (Winamp Pro only)
  • New: [in_avi] Native AVI video support (MPEG-4 = Winamp Pro only)
  • New: [in_mkv] Matroska MKV video support (MPEG-4 = Winamp Pro only)
  • New: [ml_addons] Browser for discovering new skins & plugins
  • New: Winamp detection browser plugins for IE & Firefox
  • Improved: Direct3D video rendering
  • Improved: Filetype association handling on Vista & Windows 7
  • Improved: New fullscreen video OSD
  • Improved: Added ReplayGain Preamp control to Prefs (previously .ini only)
  • Improved: VU meter (beat vis) optimizations
  • Improved: [gen_ff] Multithreaded <AlbumArt/> object
  • Improved: [in_flac/in_vorbis] Tag support for Organization field as Publisher
  • Improved: [in_flv] AAC, aacPlus & ADPCM audio support in FLV files
  • Improved: [in_mp4] Support for aacPlus parametric stereo in mp4 container
  • Improved: [in_nsv] Native h.264 decoding (Winamp Pro only)
  • Improved: [in_wave] Unicode filename handling
  • Improved: [ml_history] Play Offset feature for resuming playback of podcasts
  • Improved: [ml_local] Director & Producer fields & columns for videos
  • Improved: [ml_local] Row cache for NDE to vastly speed up queries
  • Improved: [ml_online] Right-click option to open service in new window
  • Improved: [ml_wire] feed:// pcast:// and winamp:// protocol support
  • Improved: [ml_wire] Option to automatically download 'x' most recent episodes
  • Improved: [ml_wire] Redesigned Podcast Directory view
  • Improved: [pmp_usb] Option to set paths in saved playlists
  • Improved: [vis_milk2] Milkdrop2 updated to use ns-eel2 (thanks Justin)
  • Fixed: Custom mldb info reverts to filename on Alt+3 for in_dshow, flv & swf
  • Fixed: Elevator installation and Aero compatibility issues in 5.57 on Windows Vista
  • Fixed: HeapSetInformation not located in kernel32 error under Win2k
  • Fixed: Shuffle feature broken under limited user profiles
  • Fixed: Various other reported issues/bugs/crashes with 5.57
  • Fixed: [gen_ml] Bold text in Local Media views on some systems
  • Fixed: [gen_tray] Compact mode not working on 64-bit OS
  • Fixed: [in_flac] Playback freezing before end of some corrupted files
  • Fixed: [in_flv] Sync issue where video lags behind audio on some flv files
  • Fixed: [in_flv] Various h.263-related crash issues
  • Fixed: [in_mod] Heap overflow security vulnerability (thanks Dyon Balding, Secunia)
  • Fixed: [in_mod] Some s3m files crashing on load
  • Fixed: [in_mp4] Various transcoding issues
  • Fixed: [in_wm] Main window & taskbar menu blocked after closing DRM browser
  • Fixed: [jpeg.w5s/png.w5s] Security vulnerability fixes (thanks Nicolas Joly, VUPEN)
  • Fixed: [ml_local] Remove missing files broken in full rescan
  • Fixed: [ml_wire] feeds.xml sometimes being destroyed
  • Fixed: [pmp_p4s] Crashing with certain devices
  • Fixed: [vis_avs] Compile issues causing some presets to not load properly or crash
  • Misc: Improved Windows 7 compatibility, incl. aero thumbnail & taskbar integration
  • Misc: More general tweaks, improvements, fixes and optimizations
  • Misc: New info page for lang pack developers in About Winamp dialog
  • Misc: New MPEG-4 video support adds h264.w5s & mp4v.w5s
  • Misc: Renamed nsvdec_vp6.dll to vp6.w5s
  • Misc: Removed gen_dropbox from the installer, for now...
  • Misc: Right-click to close Notifier in Bento skin
  • Misc: Some keyboard accelerator fixes (new Ctrl+Alt+B for Add current to bookmarks)
  • Misc: Various installer improvements (including new DirectX version checker)
  • Updated: aacPlus decoder 8.2.2, encoder 8.2.0
  • Updated: Gracenote CDDB/MusicID v2.6.101
  • Updated: libpng 1.2.40
  • Updated: [gen_jumpex] JTFE v1.0.7.1
  • Updated: [in_vorbis] libvorbis 1.2.3 & libogg 1.1.4

Winamp 5.56

  • New: Winamp Orgler plugin - Let's you track, chart & share your listening history
  • Improved: [jnetlib] New SSL support for playback of https:// streams
  • Improved: [ml_autotag] Fuzzy matches now unchecked by default & marked 'Unsure'
  • Improved: [ml_local] New background scanner
  • Improved: [ml_online] Various tweaks, fixes & enhancements
  • Improved: [ml_pmp] Added support for drag+drop from Explorer to device playlists
  • Fixed: iexplore process not ending when browser closed after opened via Winamp
  • Fixed: Save EQ preset name duplication bug
  • Fixed: [Bento skin] SHOUTcast homepage url's redirecting to Winamp search
  • Fixed: [gen_jumpex] Up/down buttons reversed, 'stop after current' & other issues
  • Fixed: [in_mod] Crash on some .s3m modules (w.i.p.)
  • Fixed: [in_mod] Playback glitch during background transcoding
  • Fixed: [in_wm] Decimal point issues in Alt+3 format info
  • Fixed: [in_wm] Embedded IE browser for DRM license acquisition
  • Fixed: [in_wm] Loading of URLs in WPL playlist files
  • Fixed: [in_mp4/libmp4v2] Integer overflow bug with MP4 sample size
  • Fixed: [libsndfile] VOC buffer overflow vulnerability
  • Fixed: [ml_impex] Read "has video" field from iTunes XML (and write on export)
  • Fixed: [tagz.w5s] Hang with $right function in ATF when specified field is empty
  • Fixed: [vis_avs] msvcp71.dll dependency
  • Misc: Added front.jpg/gif/etc to album art criteria
  • Misc: More miscellaneous general tweaks, improvements, fixes and optimizations
  • Misc: New omBrowser.w5s shared component for ml_nowplaying, wire & online
  • Misc: Removed dashboard (ml_dash) from distribution
  • Misc: ml_orb now only installed as part of separate Winamp Remote package
  • Updated: [gen_jumpex] JTFE v1.0.5
  • Updated: libsndfile 1.0.20

Winamp 5.552

  • Fixed: [gen_ff] memcpy integer overflow vulnerability in maki script loading

Winamp 5.551

  • Fixed: [libsndfile] CAF Processing Integer Overflow Vulnerability
  • Updated: libsndfile 1.0.19

Winamp 5.55

  • New: Turkish, Portuguese-BR & Romanian installer translations and language packs
  • New: WBM system for lazy-loading of *.w5s files
  • New: [Bento skin] Playlist tab (optional)
  • New: [ml_impex] iTunes-compatible Media Library database import/export plugin
  • Improved: [gen_ff] Faster & no flicker when loading/switching skins
  • Improved: [gen_jumpex] New 'Add to Library' shell menu item & other tweaks
  • Improved: [gen_jumpex] True unicode search support
  • Improved: [gen_ml] Optional alternating row colors for list views
  • Improved: [gen_ml] Optional skinned menus
  • Improved: [in_mod] Experimental ExtendedRead support (transcoding, burning, etc)
  • Improved: [in_mod] Now uses global Playback config for thread priority
  • Improved: [in_mp3] APEv2 tag editing/creating tweaks
  • Improved: [in_mp3] Show instantaneous bitrates for AAC VBR
  • Improved: [ml_local] Media Library searches now ignore diacritics
  • Improved: [ml_local] New 'Category' and 'Lossless' database fields
  • Improved: [ml_local] New playcount Tracking Control options
  • Improved: [ml_local] New 'Play/Enqueue random' item for top level filters
  • Improved: [ml_online] New toolbar and various other tweaks & optimizations
  • Improved: [ml_online] Support for 3rd-party Services
  • Improved: [vis_milk2] Pixel Shader 2.0 & 3.0 support tweaks
  • Improved: [vis_nsfs] Unicode title display for currently playing track
  • Improved: [Winamp Agent] Localization support
  • Improved: [Winamp Modern skin] New spectrum vis options
  • Fixed: Accessibility fixup for Format Info string in Alt+3 dialog
  • Fixed: Genre not being saved with Autotag feature in Alt+3 dialog
  • Fixed: Memory leaks in in_mp3, in_wm, gen_dropbox, ml_local, ml_pmp & tagz.w5s
  • Fixed: New version check can't be disabled when anon statistics is enabled
  • Fixed: Rare crash when closing vis window
  • Fixed: Various issues when starting/stopping/switching vis plugins
  • Fixed: [Agent] Systray icon not showing if 'Play in Winamp' removed in Shell Options
  • Fixed: [enc_flac] 24-bit FLAC encoding
  • Fixed: [gen_jumpex] Shell Options, B Hotkey, Send To menus & other misc bugs
  • Fixed: [gen_ml] Library button resize glitch
  • Fixed: [in_cdda] Potential cddb Disc null pointer crash
  • Fixed: [in_flac] Albumartist & Ensemble fields not cleared when deleting Album Artist
  • Fixed: [in_flac] Track restarts when updating metadata
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Potential ID3v2.0/2.1 crash issue
  • Fixed: [in_mp4] Empty genre metadata field (eg. when transcoding from flac to m4a)
  • Fixed: [in_mp4] Long hangs on slow network drives
  • Fixed: [libsndfile] AIFF buffer overflow vulnerability (thanks milw0rm/secunia)
  • Fixed: [ml_disc] Potential crash on exit
  • Fixed: [ml_disc] 'Use uppercase file extensions' ripping option not being respected
  • Fixed: [ml_history] Tracking still updates if playback stopped before specified time
  • Fixed: [ml_local] Broken 'Create Playlist' button functionality in local media
  • Fixed: [ml_local] Remove missing files broken with some older/corrupt databases
  • Fixed: [ml_wire] Columns sometimes hidden in Downloads view
  • Fixed: [ml_plg] Multiple 'Failed to initialize' error messages
  • Fixed: [ml_pmp] Crash when deleting playlists/files from a P4S portable device
  • Fixed: [ml_pmp] Metadata hooking, transcoder, autofill and other bug fixes
  • Fixed: [nde] Albums with % in title not displaying tracklist in local media views
  • Fixed: [out_ds] Logarithmic volume control dB display glitch
  • Fixed: [pmp_ipod] Deletion of non-existent files from database
  • Fixed: [pmp_ipod] Reading of Play Count statistics
  • Fixed: [pmp_ipod] Various database, albumart, playback & disconnection issues
  • Misc: More miscellaneous general tweaks, improvements, fixes and optimizations
  • Misc: New "Send Feedback" item in the Help menu
  • Misc: Note that changes made to the ml database are not backwards compatible!
  • Misc: Removed some older Milkdrop presets and added some newer ones
  • Misc: Separated vlb.w5s and nsvdec_vp3.dll decoders from in_mp3 and in_nsv
  • Misc: Separated timer from gen_ff into timer.w5s
  • Updated: Gracenote CDDB/MusicID v2.6.0.6
  • Updated: libpng 1.2.35
  • Updated: Sonic Burning Engine v4.10.32.502
  • Updated: [gen_jumpex] JTFE v1.0.4
  • Updated: [in_mp3] Fraunhofer Decoder v4.3
  • Updated: [lame_enc] LAME 3.98.2
  • Updated: [vis_avs] AVS v2.82

Winamp 5.541

  • Improved: [pmp_ipod] Better auto-detection of newer iPod models
  • Fixed: Filetype icons in Windows Explorer not updating when changed in Prefs
  • Fixed: ML & Vis appear under other overlapping modern skin windows
  • Fixed: No error message when trying to edit metadata for Read-Only files
  • Fixed: Potential security vulnerability in NowPlaying
  • Fixed: [gen_ff] Keyboard shortcuts in modern skin playlist windowshade mode
  • Fixed: [gen_ml] Scrolling to bottom of AlbumArt pane & other misc scrollbar issues
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Broken '307 - Temporary Redirect' url's
  • Fixed: [ml_local] AlbumArt icon selection glitch
  • Fixed: [ml_playlists] Play and Enqueue actions reversed if Enqueue is set as default
  • Fixed: [ml_rg] ReplayGain analysis of 20bit files
  • Misc: Double-click Modern pledit songticker now toggles windowshade mode again
  • Misc: More miscellaneous general tweaks, improvements, fixes and optimizations

Winamp 5.54

  • New: Chinese, Japanese & Korean installer translations and language packs
  • New: [in_swf] Adobe Shockwave Flash (SWF, RTMP) playback support
  • New: [gen_dropbox] Winamp DropBox alpha (use: Ctrl-Shift-D)
  • New: [Online Services] AOL Radio featuring CBS Radio (requires in_flv)
  • Improved: Background reading option for playlist metadata
  • Improved: Classic songticker scrolling for Winamp Modern skin pledit winshade
  • Improved: Vista elevation (fixes: installing skins, filetype reg, Pro reg)
  • Improved: Zero padding option for playlist item numbers
  • Improved: [in_flv] Better streaming support and other improvements
  • Improved: [in_mp3] Added APEv2 tag options to configuration
  • Improved: [in_mp3] Optional retention of existing APEv2 headers
  • Improved: [ml_disc] Artwork support for Data CD Reader
  • Improved: [ml_disc] Better detection of any copy operations in progress
  • Improved: [ml_disc] Improved start times if ml_disc view is active
  • Improved: [ml_local] Redesigned 'Show Info' panel
  • Improved: [ml_nowplaying] Redesigned 'Now Playing' artist experience
  • Improved: [ml_playlists] Right-click option to sort list of playlists alphabetically
  • Improved: [pmp_usb] Connect/Disconnect/Blacklist config options
  • Fixed: Alt+F4 closing Winamp instead of individual dialogs
  • Fixed: Bento browser redirecting network drive url's to Winamp Search
  • Fixed: Blank playlist when in docked toolbar mode and Winamp is minimized
  • Fixed: Modern skin component windows appearing individually in Alt+Tab
  • Fixed: Multi-flashing on startup when previously closed whilst minimized to systray
  • Fixed: Pure Virtual Function Call runtime crash errors
  • Fixed: Redraw issue when built-in classic vis is disabled
  • Fixed: Various multi-monitor docking issues
  • Fixed: Various other 5.53-specific keyboard accelerator issues
  • Fixed: [Bento] Drag+Drop into Playlist from Open Files dialog
  • Fixed: [burnlib] 'CD Drive locked by another Winamp process' on 2nd burn attempt
  • Fixed: [burnlib] 'Burner releasing failed' error
  • Fixed: [dsp_sps] Crash on close when config Help dialog is still open
  • Fixed: [enc_flac] MD5 checksum generation
  • Fixed: [gen_ff] Attached vis plugin crash on winshade to normal mode in Modern skin
  • Fixed: [gen_hotkeys] Assigning Winkey with already used Ctrl combinations
  • Fixed: [gen_ml] Enter/Shift+Enter broken for ML treeview items (5.53-specific)
  • Fixed: [in_cdda] Composer/Conductor logic bug when saving CDDB data to database
  • Fixed: [in_flac] Minor metadata writing bugs
  • Fixed: [in_midi] Seeking with 'DM/MS Synth' device in Streamed playback mode
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Crash on files with invalid/corrupt gapless data
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Create new ID3v1/v2 tags configuration setting
  • Fixed: [in_vorbis] Huge lag on files with large embedded cover art
  • Fixed: [in_vorbis] Metadata & Format Info display for streams in View File Info
  • Fixed: [in_vorbis] Potential unicode-related crash on open/close issue
  • Fixed: [jpeg.w5s] Saving corrupt album art
  • Fixed: [ml_autotag] Results dialog hidden under Winamp when AOT is enabled
  • Fixed: [ml_disc] Small resource leak
  • Fixed: [ml_playlists] Autoscroll broken when dragging items in large playlists
  • Fixed: [ml_playlists] Enter/Shift+Enter broken for selected ML Playlist items
  • Fixed: [ml_playlists] Not respecting overlapping external windows on item drag+drop
  • Fixed: [ml_playlists / ml_transcode] Sending playlists from ML tree to Transcoder
  • Fixed: [ml_wire] 404/timeout with valid rss feeds on Vista
  • Misc: Miscellaneous localization tweaks, fixes & updates
  • Misc: More miscellaneous general tweaks, improvements, fixes and optimizations
  • Misc: Setup fixes (Agent not always starting, WLZ filetype not registering, etc)
  • Misc: Various other 'Winamp Modern' & 'Bento' skin updates
  • Misc: [enc_flac] Now encodes using libFLAC instead of Flake
  • Updated: Bento skin v1.2
  • Updated: freetype 2.3.7
  • Updated: libpng 1.2.28
  • Updated: [enc_lame] LAME 3.98

Winamp 5.531

  • Fixed: Bento browser redirecting some url's to Winamp Search
  • Fixed: Bento collapse/expand button bug
  • Fixed: Recent URL's not saving (5.53-specific)
  • Fixed: Total time display of selected tracks in Classic playlist (5.53-specific)
  • Fixed: [jnetlib] AOL Radio skipping/buffer issue
  • Fixed: [ml_local] Right-click Play/Enqueue all items issue in 3-pane views
  • Fixed: [ml_playlists] Broken right-click context menu items (5.53-specific)

Winamp 5.53

  • Improved: Different shell descriptions for different associated filetypes
  • Improved: New 'Refine Search' feature in Cover Art Downloader dialog
  • Improved: Unicode support for Language Packs incompatible with system locale
  • Improved: [in_cdda] Now reads & writes CD data to an NDE database
  • Improved: [in_cdda/ml_disc] Reimplementation of simple offline CD Info Editor
  • Improved: [in_flac] Faster FLAC metadata gathering
  • Improved: [in_mp3] More accurate .AAC length calculation
  • Improved: [in_wav/in_mp4] Support for http streaming of files larger than 2GB
  • Improved: [ml_disc] Added support for Data CD reading (w.i.p.)
  • Improved: [ml_local/nde] Background scanning & database optimizations
  • Improved: [ml_local] Unicode compliant filename-based metadata guessing
  • Improved: [ml_transcode] Remove trailing periods from destination filepath
  • Improved: [pmp_usb] Added AlbumArtist support to Naming Convention
  • Fixed: Classic EQ appearing with Modern skins after switch->minimize->restore
  • Fixed: Various miscellaneous Album Art related issues
  • Fixed: [enc_lame] Now rejects multi-channel and above 48KHz source files
  • Fixed: [gen_ff] Translated skin image loading
  • Fixed: [gen_ml] Header sort arrow and Rating column display under Windows 2000
  • Fixed: [gen_ml] Various drawing glitches when changing views
  • Fixed: [in_cdda] CDDB crash under limited connectivity conditions
  • Fixed: [in_cdda] Spectrum vis in analog MCI playback mode
  • Fixed: [in_flac] Small memory leak when writing FLAC metadata
  • Fixed: [in_flv] Last two seconds of flv videos being cut off
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Crash on encountering a bad ID3v2 version (e.g. ID3v2.F)
  • Fixed: [in_mp4] Crash on file-not-found during background decode
  • Fixed: [in_wave] Infinite loop on attempted repeat playback of dead files
  • Fixed: [in_wm] ASX v2 loading
  • Fixed: [in_wm] Crash on files & streams with a huge discontinuity jump
  • Fixed: [in_wm / out_ds] Copy 'Status' to clipboard Unicode bug
  • Fixed: [ml_autotag] Crash with certain tracks
  • Fixed: [ml_history] Crash on drag+drop all history items to playlist
  • Fixed: [ml_local] Rating of items with Unicode filenames
  • Fixed: [ml_online/orb] Nodes dropping to bottom of ML tree on Lang Pack change
  • Fixed: [ml_playlists] Play playlist from Media Library main menu item
  • Fixed: [pmp_ipod] Filename length incompatibility with iPod Music Quiz v2
  • Fixed: [pmp_ipod] Missing 'Advanced' button in Edit Query dialog
  • Fixed: [pmp_ipod] Physical deletion of playing file
  • Misc: Added Russian installer translation and language pack
  • Misc: In2TV removed from Online Services
  • Misc: Installer now built with NSIS Unicode version [thanks Jim Park]
  • Misc: More miscellaneous general tweaks, improvements and optimizations
  • Misc: Moved shared zlib.dll compression library out of winamp.exe
  • Updated: Bento skin v1.1 #120

Winamp 5.52

  • Improved: Better Unicode filename support for enc_*.dll audio encoders
  • Improved: [ml_transcode] Unicode filename support
  • Improved: [in_mp3] APEv2 tag support
  • Improved: [in_flac] Support for reading/writing BPM metadata
  • Improved: [nde] Optimized for faster mldb query results
  • Improved: [vis_milk2] Pixel shaders now work on onboard Intel graphics chips
  • Fixed: Comment field character limitation in Basic Info tab of File Editor
  • Fixed: Playback Thread Priority middle setting resets to Lowest
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Ultravox streaming metadata stack overflow (Thanks: Secunia)
  • Fixed: [in_mp4] Crash when attempting to play non-existent files
  • Fixed: [in_vorbis] Crash when clearing existing metadata fields in File Info
  • Fixed: [in_wave] Transcoding of floating point WAV files
  • Fixed: [ml_transcode] Memory leaks
  • Misc: More miscellaneous general tweaks and improvements
  • Updated: Bento skin #118

Winamp 5.51

  • New: Autoplay Handlers for Audio, MP3 and Video CD's on WinXP & Vista
  • New: Default Programs registration for installations on Windows Vista
  • New: Optional Constant-Q Equalizer and optional ISO Standard frequency bands
  • New: [in_flv] Flash Video decoder (vp6 only, not h.263)
  • Improved: Browser download manager now uses CD Ripping destination folder
  • Improved: Deletion of embedded album art via Artwork tab in File Info
  • Improved: More accurately translated Language Packs
  • Improved: More miscellaneous UI/dialog tweaks & improvements
  • Improved: Option to set the number of pixels to scroll for modern songticker
  • Improved: [Gracenote/MusicID] Better error checking & memory cache optimizations
  • Improved: [gen_ff] More miscellaneous freeform skinning engine optimizations
  • Improved: [gen_hotkeys] Added optional WM_APPCOMMAND support for media keys
  • Improved: [gen_hotkeys] Added increase + decrease rating on current track
  • Improved: [in_dshow] Reading of length and bitrate for non-default video formats
  • Improved: [in_flac] Optimized disk caching for increased performance
  • Improved: [in_mp3] Better optimization for older Pentium Pro/2/3 cpu's
  • Improved: [in_mp3] Support for reading ALBUM ARTIST field if TPE2 not present
  • Improved: [in_mp4] Better Unicode support and metadata read optimizations
  • Improved: [in_mp4] Optimized disk caching/reading
  • Improved: [in_vorbis] Support for reading YEAR field if DATE not present
  • Improved: [ml_disc/in_cdda] Disc reading tweaks and other general optimizations
  • Improved: [ml_history] New tracking control options
  • Improved: [ml_local] Added column for BPM
  • Improved: [ml_local] Album column sorting order logic
  • Improved: [ml_local] Better playlist handling
  • Improved: [ml_local] Bumped track# metadata guessing limit from 130 to 999
  • Improved: [ml_local] Database query and memory optimizations
  • Improved: [ml_pmp] Support for drag&drop from Explorer into portable device view
  • Improved: [ml_transcode] Prompt to delete aborted transcodes
  • Fixed: Artwork not found if .nfo filename contains a period
  • Fixed: ASX Parser converting all stream links in .asx playlists to upper case
  • Fixed: Classic songticker wraparound glitchiness
  • Fixed: Dragging/scrolling of songticker text after resize
  • Fixed: Global Hotkeys list destroyed when changing language packs
  • Fixed: Gracenote CDDB Editor genre selection glitches
  • Fixed: Gracenote/MusicID not using Winamp's proxy setting
  • Fixed: Parsing of ansi ASX playlists containing non-standard characters
  • Fixed: Restore from System Tray if previously closed in a minimized state
  • Fixed: Setup resetting desktop icons :-o
  • Fixed: Spectrum vis incompatibility crash with some 3rd-party input plugins
  • Fixed: Truetype replacement font alignment in Winamp Modern winshade songticker
  • Fixed: Various miscellaneous keyboard shortcut issues
  • Fixed: Winamp Agent registry entry typo (wianmpa.exe)
  • Fixed: [Bento] Collapse/Expand Playlist not respecting 'Show Album Art' setting
  • Fixed: [gen_ff] Potential high CPU usage of songticker object
  • Fixed: [gen_ff] TrueType replacement font change not updating in real-time
  • Fixed: [gen_hotkeys] Restore from minimized state whilst About dialog is open
  • Fixed: [gen_ml] Blank ML when restarting Winamp from a minimized state
  • Fixed: [gen_ml] Cancelling Online Media password prompt clears password & filters
  • Fixed: [in_dshow] Miscalculation of some mpeg video lengths
  • Fixed: [in_flac] Divide-by-zero crash on corrupt files
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Deleting Lyrics3 tag in Alt+3 Editor also deletes ID3v1 tag
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Handling of ID3v2 with bad version/revision #'s
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] ID3v2 parsing crash with some mp3's
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] ID3v2 tag not showing when ID3v1 tag reading is disabled in config
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] MPEG Info not showing in Alt+3 for files with large ID3v2 tags
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Now only reads first ID3v2 tag if more than one is present
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Winamp UI freezes when loading certain corrupt mp3's
  • Fixed: [in_mp4] Playback of mp3 in mp4 container
  • Fixed: [in_mp4] Seeking when paused
  • Fixed: [in_mp4/jpeg.w5s] Crash when Art field is in metadata with no embedded art
  • Fixed: [in_vorbis] UTF8->UTF16 optimized (fixes File Info delay bug)
  • Fixed: [libmp4v2] Corrupt m4a's not playing, better handling of ones beyond repair
  • Fixed: [ml_autotag] Crash when track isn't part of a disc, eg. internet-only releases
  • Fixed: [ml_autotag] Stops processing when switching to another ml view
  • Fixed: [ml_disc] CD view/titles not refreshing when ejecting old/inserting new CD
  • Fixed: [ml_disc] Crash when using invalid strings in playlist filename generation
  • Fixed: [ml_disc] No Burn button under some system configurations
  • Fixed: [ml_disc/ml_pmp/ml_transcode] Processing of # in Destination Folder path
  • Fixed: [ml_local] Artist column in descending order when sorting by Year
  • Fixed: [ml_local] Down key in Search field not focusing the Simple View list
  • Fixed: [ml_local] Last Updated, Album Gain & Podcast column sorting orders
  • Fixed: [ml_local] Two filters always checkmarked in Edit View for Simple views
  • Fixed: [ml_playlists] Shift+Enter hotkey to Enqueue playlist
  • Fixed: [ml_plg] Crash when stopping Playlist Generator scan or resetting database
  • Fixed: [ml_pmp] Column sorting orders
  • Fixed: [ml_rg] Restore from minimized state whilst rg results dialog is open
  • Fixed: [ml_transcode] Restore from minimized state whilst config dialog is open
  • Fixed: [ml_wire] Podcasts not being downloaded if <title> includes carriage returns
  • Fixed: [ml_wire] Lockup when encountering scripts in <description> field
  • Fixed: [out_disk] Output folder always resetting to My Documents\My Music
  • Fixed: [pmp_ipod] 'Add album art' option always checkmarked
  • Fixed: [tataki] Potential crash when encountering an invalid/superficial error
  • Fixed: [vis_milk2] Crash when exiting fullscreen back to attached Modern skin window
  • Misc: Alt+3 Auto-Tag now saves Gracenote FileId and ExtData fields
  • Misc: Double-click Stereo indicator to open Playback prefs (Bento & Modern skins)
  • Misc: Installation is now prevented on Win9x
  • Misc: Made Milkdrop2 the default vis plugin
  • Misc: Split the Playback prefs into 3 tabs: Playback, Equalizer & Replay Gain
  • Misc: Various installer setup & localization translation tweaks
  • Misc: Various Bento skin fixes, tweaks and improvements
  • Misc: Various Winamp Modern skin 5.5-related updates
  • Misc: [ml_local] Removed deprecated 'Show album gain values' option in Prefs
  • Updated: Bento skin #117
  • Updated: Gracenote MusicID/CDDB v2.5.1
  • Updated: libpng 1.2.22
  • Updated: [vis_milk2] MilkDrop 2.0c

Winamp 5.5

  • New: Bento SingleUI Skin
  • New: Auto-Tagger in File Info dialog (powered by Gracenote)
  • New: Album Art support, including new window for Winamp Modern skin
  • New: Fully translatable Localization support
  • New: WLZ (Winamp Language Zip) filetype support
  • New: Global 'playback thread priority' setting for decoders
  • New: Media Monitor and MP3 Blog site scraper (in Bento browser)
  • New: Option to set the number of lines to scroll in the Playlist
  • New: Option to not show playlist item number in classic songticker
  • New: Option to not show the playlist number in the Windows taskbar
  • New: Redesigned Installer
  • New: Run Setup switch, winamp.exe /REG=S
  • New: Unified File Editor, with Artwork tab (for mp3, m4a, wma, ogg, flac)
  • New: Version History drop-down selector and Search (in About dialog)
  • New: Winamp Toolbar for Internet Explorer (optional)
  • New: %family% ATF string for identifying filetypes
  • New: $split() ATF function for splitting x/y disc & track strings
  • New: [in_mp3] Multi-channel mp3surround support
  • New: [gen_ml] Tree Options tab in Media Library Preferences
  • New: [ml_autotag] Mass Auto-Tagger in Send-To menu (powered by Gracenote)
  • New: [ml_local] 3 pane view options in 'Add/Edit View' dialog
  • New: [ml_local] Smart View Presets
  • New: [ml_local] Album Art support/pane and retrieval service
  • New: [ml_local] Toolbar buttons to control view options
  • New: [ml_plg] Winamp Playlist Generator (powered by Gracenote MusicID)
  • New: [ml_pmp] New fields, configurable filter panes & columns, 3 pane view
  • New: [ml_pmp] Album Art view & support for iPod and P4S Devices
  • New: [ml_pmp] Separate view for video files
  • New: [vis_milk2] Milkdrop2 Visualizer
  • Improved: General misc UI/Dialog tweaks & improvements
  • Improved: Re-tuned and optimized classic Spectrum Analyzer
  • Improved: Surround indicator in Winamp Modern skin for multi-channel files
  • Improved: Classic Songticker option for Winamp Modern skin (via Config drawer)
  • Improved: [in_cdda] Conductor metadata support
  • Improved: [in_cdda] Handling of multiple discs
  • Improved: [in_flac/in_vorbis] ALBUM ARTIST & ENSEMBLE read support
  • Improved: [in_flac] Advanced Editor mode
  • Improved: [in_mod] Added support for more than 256 samples
  • Improved: [in_mp3] Faster metadata gathering (also speeds up ReplayGain scan)
  • Improved: [in_mp4] Smoother data sent to vis & other minor tweaks
  • Improved: [in_wm] Faster WMA/WMV metadata gathering
  • Improved: [gen_ff] General freeform skinning engine optimizations
  • Improved: [gen_ml] Collapsed/expanded state of treeview items now remembered
  • Improved: [gen_ml] Skinned scrollbars in Media Library for newer Modern skins
  • Improved: [gen_ml] Reordering of treeview items (via drag+drop)
  • Improved: [ml_disc] Better Unicode support & other misc tweaks
  • Improved: [ml_history] Unicode support
  • Improved: [ml_local] Customize Columns menu for top filter panes
  • Improved: [ml_local] Option to show horizontal scrollbar for top panes
  • Improved: [ml_local] New 'Podcasts' view (appears after downloading a podcast)
  • Improved: [ml_local] Added ISPODCAST and PODCASTCHANNEL field names
  • Improved: [ml_local] Added BEGINSLIKE comparison operator
  • Improved: [ml_local] Dragging of headers to sort column order
  • Improved: [ml_local] Redesigned Smart View Editor
  • Improved: [ml_local] Star Rating display and selection
  • Improved: [ml_pmp] 'Copy to Local Media' config separated from CD Ripping settings
  • Improved: [ml_pmp] Portables "Sync" can now keep podcasts updated
  • Improved: [ml_rg] ReplayGain calculation support for 64, 88.2 & 96 KHz samplerates
  • Improved: [ml_wire] Optional automatic downloading of new podcast episodes
  • Improved: [ml_wire] Multi-select, 'Send To' menu and other general enhancements
  • Improved: [ml_wire] Podcast downloads now saved in channel subfolders
  • Improved: [ml_wire] Updated podcast directory
  • Improved: [pmp_ipod] Now uses the iPod's podcast menu for podcasts
  • Fixed: 'All supported files' showing all filetypes in Open Files dialog
  • Fixed: Esc key not working in Credits & Winamp tabs of About Box
  • Fixed: Long filepaths corrupted when opening Winamp via Explorer context menu
  • Fixed: Oversized preference pages with large DPI setting
  • Fixed: Recurrence of multiple instances bug (previously fixed in 5.3)
  • Fixed: Selecting 'No' for 'Physically Remove' prompt removes playlist/mldb item
  • Fixed: TV button in video window not working
  • Fixed: Windows showing if switching from modern to classic skin in minimized state
  • Fixed: [ASX Loader] Recursive playlist loading & case-insensitive element matching
  • Fixed: [ASX Loader] Handling of entries embedded within a REPEAT tag
  • Fixed: [dsp_sps] DEP incompatibility
  • Fixed: [gen_ff] "Can't unload script while in script" error when switching skins
  • Fixed: [gen_ff] Remember ML size when switching between Modern & Classic skins
  • Fixed: [gen_ff] Transparent docked toolbars for skins using alpha-blending
  • Fixed: [gen_ff] 10% opacity not applying on skins that add items to rt-click menu
  • Fixed: [gen_jumpex] Crash when loading multiple files via Explorer context menu
  • Fixed: [gen_jumpex] Remove Duplicate Entries action broken in pledit
  • Fixed: [gen_ml] %playcount% returning Comment on drag+drop from ML to pledit
  • Fixed: [gen_ml] Shift+Insert (New Playlist) and F1 (Help) keyboard shortcuts
  • Fixed: [in_cdda] CDDB crash when attempting to rip a CD in a 2nd instance of Winamp
  • Fixed: [in_flac] General FLAC Editor quirks (Comments field, Enter key, etc)
  • Fixed: [in_flac] 24bit files don't play when 'Allow 24bit' setting is disabled
  • Fixed: [in_mod] Fadeout value goes below 0.0 sec in in_mod config
  • Fixed: [in_mod] Interpolator 'division by zero' crash bug
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Crash on some mp3's with corrupt ID3v2 extended headers (rare)
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Crash on loading corrupt id3v2.3 tags of a later revision
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Negative bitrate in File Info for long mp3's
  • Fixed: [in_mp4] Glitch when modifying metadata on playing track
  • Fixed: [in_mp4/libmp4v2] Memory leaks
  • Fixed: [in_wave/libsndfile] Crash on invalid .au files
  • Fixed: [in_wm] Garbage characters when editing filetypes in config
  • Fixed: [in_wm] Potential DRM lockup issue
  • Fixed: [ml_disc] 0 byte temp files not deleted after ripping
  • Fixed: [ml_disc] Double-click drive icon in Rip & Burn not selecting tree item
  • Fixed: [ml_disc] Crash when using <trackartist> in playlist filename generation
  • Fixed: [ml_disc] Drag+drop from Audio CD view to Playlist Editor
  • Fixed: [ml_local] (no album) items adding to Album count in Artist pane
  • Fixed: [ml_local] isempty and =0 queries now return same results
  • Fixed: [ml_local] Add dir to 'Watch Folders' path truncated to 64 characters
  • Fixed: [ml_pmp] Inserting extra period in filename when transcoding to mp4/aac
  • Fixed: [ml_pmp] Sending ansi-converted titles instead of Unicode
  • Fixed: [ml_pmp] Transfer caption building when Artist metadata is empty
  • Fixed: [ml_wire] Subscription Updates setting always resets to 'Never'
  • Fixed: [pmp_ipod] Potential incompatability issues with latest version of iTunes
  • Fixed: [pmp_p4s] 'Error In Insert' when transferring to some P4S devices
  • Fixed: [pmp_usb] Slow Winamp startup when external usb drive connected
  • Fixed: [vis_milk] Milkdrop DEP incompatibility
  • Misc: Winamp Remote is now an installer option (ml_orb.dll)
  • Misc: Moved drawing engine out of gen_ff to tataki.dll
  • Misc: Moved freetype font renderer out of gen_ff to freetype.wac
  • Misc: Removed deprecated .LNG Language file support
  • Misc: Removed db.w5s (replaced by new Gracenote database system)
  • Misc: Removed Station Info window and Prefs page
  • Misc: Removed unicows.lib/dll as we have officially dropped support for Win9x
  • Updated: Gracenote MusicID/CDDB v2.5
  • Updated: libpng 1.2.20
  • Updated: [enc_aacplus] Coding Technologies aacPlus Encoder v8.1.0
  • Updated: [gen_jumpex] JTFE v0.99.2
  • Updated: [in_flac] FLAC 1.2.1
  • Updated: [in_mp3] FhG Decoder v4.10
  • Updated: [in_vorbis] libvorbis 1.2.0

Winamp 5.35

  • Improved: Current translation support of core strings and dialogs
  • Improved: Correct theming of tabbed dialogs on WinXP+
  • Improved: Various misc tweaks/improvements
  • Fixed: More tabbing fixes in UI and Preferences
  • Fixed: [in_cdda] CDDB crash with non-English characters in user path
  • Fixed: [in_cdda] Gapless playback of mix CDs with Sonic Engine
  • Fixed: [in_flac] Genre field truncated in Flac Editor
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Incompatibility with musicbrainz tags
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Long stream urls truncated in Alt+3 dialog
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Tracklength not showing for mp3's with large embedded coverart
  • Fixed: [in_mp4] MP4 file parsing buffer overflow vulnerability
  • Fixed: [in_vorbis] Cancel button in Vorbis Editor
  • Fixed: [in_vorbis] Tabbing in Vorbis Editor
  • Fixed: [in_wm] Artist and Title fields reversed in WMA Editor
  • Fixed: [in_wm] Crash when attempting to play malformed ASX playlists
  • Fixed: [ml_local] NOTHAS and != with empty fields
  • Fixed: [ml_wire] (4294967295%) in sc wire downloads
  • Fixed: [ml_wire] Podcast downloading bug (uninitialized variable error)
  • Fixed: [pmp_p4s] Crash on sync/transfers
  • Updated: [gen_jumpex] Jump To File Extra v0.99.1b

Winamp 5.34

  • New: IPv6 support
  • Improved: Made installer delete in_mp3pro :/
  • Improved: Embedded IE pages now run in a separate thread
  • Improved: General speed and performance optimizations
  • Improved: Various Media Library resize flicker fixes
  • Improved: GDI+ video rendering for Windows Vista
  • Improved: IPC_CONVERTFILE now uses api_decodefile (for ripping & transcoding)
  • Improved: [in_wave] Added ATF support for %bitrate%
  • Improved: [gen_ff] Better handling of invalid XML during skin load
  • Improved: [gen_jumpex] JTFE Unicode support
  • Improved: [ml_local] Composer / Album view (in Edit View, Filters tab)
  • Improved: [ml_local] Unicode drag&drop and send-to support
  • Improved: [ml_local] Added option for using Artist as Album Artist
  • Improved: [ml_pmp] PMP Unicode support
  • Fixed: ???? in the taskbar & system tray with Unicode titles (note that many third party plugins will cause this to revert back to ????)
  • Fixed: CD Burning on Windows Vista
  • Fixed: Classic skin scrollbar overlap display glitch with 'smooth resize' enabled
  • Fixed: Crash on exit with docked playlist toolbar (ml_local/ml_playlists bug)
  • Fixed: DirectDraw video rendering (non-overlay mode) constant redraw/flicker
  • Fixed: Folder locking bug after using Open Files/Folder dialog
  • Fixed: Installation of Sonic Engine on systems with other Sonic/Roxio products
  • Fixed: Installer resets cwd= to the install dir
  • Fixed: Redraw bug when moving external windows over Pledit
  • Fixed: Tab orders in Preferences
  • Fixed: Various media library accessibility/focus issues
  • Fixed: Video crash when using WinKey+L
  • Fixed: [enc_lame] Better output samplerate selection for transcoding
  • Fixed: [enc_wav] WAVs missing first 11 samples
  • Fixed: [gen_jumpex] Stability issues and key reported plugin bugs
  • Fixed: [gen_ml] Keyboard focus issue
  • Fixed: [gen_ml] Node alignment bug
  • Fixed: [in_cdda] Long artist/albumartist CD Info bug
  • Fixed: [in_cdda] Crash on Winamp exit after playing Audio CD
  • Fixed: [in_cdda] CDDB crash-on-close bug
  • Fixed: [in_cdda] CD-Text adds to end of cddb fields instead of clearing first
  • Fixed: [in_dshow] Potential crash on corrupt/malformed media files
  • Fixed: [in_dshow] Crash scanning ml folders containing videos on a network drive
  • Fixed: [in_mod] .s3m and .it memory corruption bug
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Memory leak when retrieving info for .aac files
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] .aac / out_wave playback glitches
  • Fixed: [in_vorbis] Album tag removed when using ml 'edit selected items'
  • Fixed: [in_wm] Crash when trying to burn WMA files
  • Fixed: [libsndfile] matlab (.mat) memory corruption bug
  • Fixed: [ml_local] Composer tag not saving with 'Edit Info'
  • Fixed: [ml_local] Total size not showing up in local media views
  • Fixed: [ml_local] Possible duplicate entries on upgrades after rescanning folders
  • Fixed: [ml_local] (No Album Artist) & (No Publisher) sometimes displays no results
  • Fixed: [ml_local] Sorting Album pane by Year
  • Fixed: [ml_local] isempty/isnotempty for querying empty/populated fields
  • Fixed: [ml_local] Search broken in simple views (Win2k-specific)
  • Fixed: [ml_playlists] Drag+Drop playlists to pmp devices broken
  • Fixed: [ml_pmp] Possible crash when deleting a group of songs containing non-sequential duplicates
  • Fixed: [ml_pmp] "haven't" typo in prefs :-D
  • Fixed: [ml_rg] ReplayGain analysis failing on mono mp3's
  • Fixed: [ml_rg] Now skips over DRM WMA files instead of applying -24601 dB gain
  • Fixed: [ml_transcode] Now prevents same source and destination filename
  • Fixed: [ml_wire] Crash when encountering certain non-xml feeds
  • Fixed: [pmp_ipod] Incompatibility with iTunes 7.1
  • Fixed: [pmp_p4s] Launching Winamp on device insertion not working
  • Fixed: [pmp_p4s] No longer creates .alb files on devices that don't support it
  • Updated: in_vorbis to libvorbis 1.1.2 and libogg 1.1.3
  • Updated: in_flac 2.0 (based on FLAC 1.1.4)
  • Updated: MusicIP Mix (formerly Predixis MusicMagic) v1.1
  • Updated: Sonic Ripping/Burning Engine v3.6.36.500
  • Updated: [gen_jumpex] Jump To File Extra v0.99.1a

Winamp 5.33

  • Improved: [gen_ml] unicode tree item title support
  • Improved: [NDE] speed optimizations
  • Improved: [ml_history] localized dates
  • Improved: [ml_local] Unicode media library support
  • Improved: [ml_playlists] now uses m3u8 to retain unicode file info
  • Improved: [ml_playlists] playlists in send-to submenu
  • Improved: [ml_pmp] playback-from-device of unicode filenames
  • Improved: [ml_wire] moved discover page to main page
  • Improved: [pmp_p4s] auto-detection of supported file formats
  • Fixed: winamp agent multi-user issue
  • Fixed: playlist directory loading fix (again)
  • Fixed: recursive playlist loading
  • Fixed: video lockup when switching video display settings
  • Fixed: HTML playlist generation
  • Fixed: temp file cleanup after burning
  • Fixed: Alt+L from video window
  • Fixed: fullscreen video display drawing glitch
  • Fixed: recursive shortcut loading
  • Fixed: ASX Loader not reading local relative paths correctly
  • Fixed: [gen_ml] & needs expanding to && for any menu entries showing filenames
  • Fixed: [in_cdda] crash on exit when ejecting CD
  • Fixed: [in_flac] not saving genres.txt in multiuser directory
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] create id3v2 tag when writing album artist
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] workaround for id3v2.4 tags with badly formatted frame sizes
  • Fixed: [in_vorbis] writing blank metadata instead of erasing
  • Fixed: [in_wave] sometimes not remembering custom extensions
  • Fixed: [in_wm] stack overflow on hi-def multichannel audio with replaygain enabled
  • Fixed: [in_wm] File Info editor album artist not saving
  • Fixed: [ml_local] Modern skin pledit winshade 'Manage Playlist' button bug
  • Fixed: [ml_local] ignoring files with ellipsis (...)
  • Fixed: [ml_local] editing disc via 'edit selected items'
  • Fixed: [ml_local] sorting fix
  • Fixed: [ml_local] ratings menu
  • Fixed: [ml_local] crash when sorting by replaygain
  • Fixed: [ml_local] deadlock when retrieving title to guess metadata
  • Fixed: [ml_local] no longer causes unicode files in playlist to display ?????
  • Fixed: [ml_playlists] time column and 'status' in statusbar
  • Fixed: [ml_playlists] send-to another playlist lists playlist file instead of contents
  • Fixed: [ml_pmp]
  • Fixed: [ml_pmp] Metadata showing as -1
  • Fixed: [ml_rg] multi-channel files being calculated incorrectly
  • Fixed: [ml_transcode] bad/missing metadata on transcoded files
  • Fixed: [ml_transcode] error on overly long filenames ("can't open destination file")
  • Fixed: [ml_wire] podcasts that change titles not updating properly
  • Fixed: [pmp_p4s] mass storage devices showing as Plays For Sure devices in Vista
  • Fixed: [vis_milk] multi-user issues
  • Updated: [enc_aacplus] Coding Technologies aacPlus encoder 8.0.3
  • Updated: [enc_flac] Flake r117
  • Updated: [gen_jumpex] Jump To File Extra v0.97.11 (build 109)

Winamp 5.32

  • New: [ml_local] new filters for three pane view (album artist, genre, publisher)
  • New: [ml_local] option to rescan metadata for selected files
  • New: [ml_transcode] Transcoding tool. Convert your files from one format to another.
  • New: [pmp_activesync] Support for Windows Mobile devices
  • Improved: send-to in songticker right-click menu
  • Improved: [ml_local] album artist, disc, replaygain, composer, full path columns
  • Improved: [ml_local] localized dates
  • Improved: [ml_local] folder browsing dialog
  • Improved: [ml_rg] lower thread priority to prevent system slowdowns
  • Fixed: classic skin playlist time drawing glitch
  • Fixed: slow load-time with playlist of network share files
  • Fixed: CD burning with Windows 98/ME
  • Fixed: flickering with non-overlay video display
  • Fixed: [gen_ml] treeview icons on Windows 98/ME
  • Fixed: [gen_ml] modern skin docked toolbar mode not remembered
  • Fixed: [gen_ml] listview flicker reduction
  • Fixed: [in_flac] crash when viewing info (alt+3) on non-existent files
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] incorrect length reported with Easy CDDA Extractor encodes
  • Fixed: [in_mp4] unable to play truncated M4A files
  • Fixed: [in_vorbis] crash with very short files
  • Fixed: [jnetlib] HTTP timeouts on streams with character 255 in HTTP headers
  • Fixed: [ml_disc] CD View sometimes causing flickering of all open windows
  • Fixed: [ml_history] crash when disabling & re-enabling view
  • Fixed: [ml_playlists] corrupt display when scrolling
  • Fixed: [ml_wire] crash when parsing podcasts with badly formed dates

Winamp 5.31

  • New: [in_cdda] CD Text reading support (with sonic engine enabled)
  • New: [in_flac] Nullsoft FLAC Decoder
  • New: [enc_flac] Nullsoft FLAC Encoder
  • Improved: [ml_disc] Smarter tagging when ripping tracks
  • Improved: [in_cdda] Better CD metadata
  • Improved: [in_mp3] support for reading ID3v2.4 per-frame unsynchronization
  • Improved: [in_mp4] HTTP streaming support
  • Improved: [in_wave] HTTP streaming support
  • Improved: [in_wm] follows 24bit/mono/surround playback setting
  • Fixed: loading folders via playlists
  • Fixed: Shortcut icons for multi-user installations
  • Fixed: Thinger icons for old wa3 skins (filereader.w5s missing)
  • Fixed: truncated text in version history
  • Fixed: handling of shortcuts in folders
  • Fixed: [dsp_sps] simple pitch and tempo preset (thanks ujay)
  • Fixed: [gen_ff] System.playFile not working on URLs
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] seek from end of file
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] quality issue
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] random crash when writing ID3v2 tag
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] incorrect track length on concatenated MP3 files
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] gapless glitch
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] maximum number of redirects raised to 3 to allow playback on some podcasts with crazy php scripts
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] lyrics3 security vulnerability (thanks iDefense)
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] ultravox security vulnerability (thanks iDefense)
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] seek problems on files with multiple id3v2 tags
  • Fixed: [ml_disc] ripping discs with international titles
  • Fixed: [ml_local] breaks 'always on top' for other programs
  • Fixed: [ml_local] 'Use Library title information for Playlist Item Formatting' not being followed
  • Fixed: [ml_local] track number showing as 4294967295 in title
  • Fixed: [ml_playlists] memory leak
  • Fixed: [ml_pmp/pmp_ipod/pmp_usb] 'no disc in drive' error message
  • Fixed: [out_ds] logarithmic/hybrid volume control
  • Fixed: [pmp_p4s] crash on 0-length tracks
  • Fixed: [pmp_usb] bad xml writing

Winamp 5.3

  • New: Unicode filename and title support
  • New: M3U8 (Unicode) playlist support
  • New: optional 24bit playback for many codecs (turn it on in Preferences->Playback)
  • New: Replaygain support for MP3, AAC, Vorbis, M4A and WMA
  • New: added ml views & playlists to Play-> submenu of right click popup menu
  • New: added interface/x-winamp3-skin mimetype for WAL skins
  • New: [ml_dash] Personalized content portal
  • New: [ml_disc] optional replaygain scanning after rip (turn it on in cd ripping prefs)
  • New: [ml_pmp] Transcoding. Converts incompatible files on-the-fly for your portable device.
  • New: [ml_pmp] Playback now works for playsForSure and Creative NJB devices
  • New: [ml_pmp] "Copy to Library" - transfer songs from any device to your local library (uses CD rip settings)
  • New: [ml_pmp] Video sync support for portables
  • New: [ml_rg] replaygain scanner (access via Send To menu)
  • New: [pmp_ipod] gapless playback support on newer models
  • New: [pmp_usb] USB drive support. Now all those thumbdrive MP3 players can work with Winamp.
  • Improved: fullscreen video seekbar
  • Improved: ATF updates
  • Improved: DC filter on spectral visualization, to remove bass bias
  • Improved: preference cleanups
  • Improved: faster PLS writing
  • Improved: 24bit EQ support
  • Improved: "Close Winamp" option after installation (after clicking 'Send')
  • Improved: [enc_aacplus] Improved AAC and aacPlus encoding!
  • Improved: [enc_aacplus] saves itunes/ipod-compatible gapless information
  • Improved: [enc_lame] added preset medium and fast medium
  • Improved: [enc_wma] VBR and lossless modes
  • Improved: [gen_ff] better sample rate display
  • Improved: [in_cdda] faster ripping speeds through improved buffering and multithreading
  • Improved: [in_dshow] AVI metadata reading
  • Improved: [in_dshow] better WAV support
  • Improved: [in_mp3] 24bit MP3 playback, 64bit internal precision
  • Improved: [in_mp3] streaming id3v2 support
  • Improved: [in_mp3] replaygain support for MP3 playback
  • Improved: [in_mp3/in_mp4] 24bit AAC playback
  • Improved: [in_mp3/in_mp4] itunes-compatible gapless playback
  • Improved: [in_mp3/in_mp4] mp3-in-mp4 container support
  • Improved: [in_mp4] FAAC-compatible (mostly) gapless playback
  • Improved: [in_wave] better outputs bits-per-sample choosing
  • Improved: [ml_playlists] added missing entries from pledit context menus
  • Improved: [ml_playlists] option to not show playlists in send-to menu
  • Improved: [ml_pmp] Only relevant columns shown in song views
  • Improved: [ml_pmp] "Getting Metadata" now much faster
  • Improved: [ml_pmp] devices can now be renamed
  • Improved: [ml_pmp] added progress to portables tree item (no more switching views)
  • Improved: [ml_pmp] metadata guessing based on filename
  • Improved: [ml_pmp] improved GUI performance
  • Improved: [pmp_ipod] support for iTunesLock
  • Fixed: Burning files that require resampling
  • Fixed: multiple copies of Winamp when opening too many files/folders from explorer
  • Fixed: freeze when exiting Winamp while minimized
  • Fixed: Delay/hang when loading dead stream url's
  • Fixed: crash when directdraw fails to create primary surface
  • Fixed: 4x burn speed limit with Pro
  • Fixed: registry handling when disassociating filetypes
  • Fixed: better detection of video input plugins
  • Fixed: [dsp_sps] 24 bit fix
  • Fixed: [enc_aacplus] more compatible HE AAC MP4 file creation
  • Fixed: [enc_lame] broken vbr presets
  • Fixed: [enc_lame] 24bit input support
  • Fixed: [enc_lame] bitrate lower bound on alt-presets
  • Fixed: [in_cdda] CDDB lookups clearing the ENTIRE playlist cache
  • Fixed: [gen_ff] layerfx not being redrawn on colortheme change
  • Fixed: [gen_ff] gradient drawing glitch and crash
  • Fixed: [gen_ff] custom color themes bug
  • Fixed: [gen_jumpex] hang when suspending or hibernating
  • Fixed: [gen_ml] tree icon fixup (divide by zero crash in ICM32.dll)
  • Fixed: [in_cdda] cutoff of last few sectors
  • Fixed: [in_dshow] crash when using DSP/EQ on anything bigger than 16bit stereo
  • Fixed: [in_dshow] seek to key frame
  • Fixed: [in_midi] truncated playback of some MIDI files
  • Fixed: [in_mod] title display bug for module streams with no title
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] crash when editing ID3 tags
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] ID3v2 and ID3v1 Comment & Genre tags shared
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Inaccurate Time Remaining display for AAC files
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] do Viz after DSP
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Icecast stream title UTF-8 support
  • Fixed: [in_mp4] detection of HE AAC in file info box (Alt+3)
  • Fixed: [in_wm] DRM Video playback on certain hardware
  • Fixed: [in_wm] freezeup when seeking a paused wma
  • Fixed: [in_wm] Hang with dead WMV link in pledit in Repeat mode
  • Fixed: [in_wm] freeze when stopping streams that have rebuffered
  • Fixed: [in_wm] small memory leak on each track play
  • Fixed: [in_wm] Windows Media Screen Codec not playing properly
  • Fixed: [ml_disc] CD ripping / playlist generation bug
  • Fixed: [ml_disc] CD Ripping view showing up when clicking on other ml views
  • Fixed: [ml_history] Ctrl+H shortcut
  • Fixed: [ml_local] fixed crash when trying to create a new view before mldb has loaded
  • Fixed: [ml_local] background scan crash when media library DB isn't loaded
  • Fixed: [ml_local] scheduled background scan always starting at startup
  • Fixed: [ml_online] Online Media bugfix (don't try to play NULL streams)
  • Fixed: [ml_playlists] losing stream titles
  • Fixed: [ml_playlists] sort by title
  • Fixed: [ml_playlists] Send To from local media to ml playlist replaces instead of enqueues
  • Fixed: [ml_playlists] Enqueue as default broken in left pane
  • Fixed: [ml_playlists] Playlist title > rt-click > New Playlist = broken
  • Fixed: [ml_playlists] tracklength bug
  • Fixed: [ml_playlists] playlist paths issue
  • Fixed: [ml_pmp] Transfers stalling after encountering a dupe
  • Fixed: [out_ds] volume not hitting 0dB when using log or hybrid volume control
  • Fixed: [pmp_ipod] Artist list on iPod not sorting "The" correctly
  • Updated: Coding Technology aacPlus Encoder 8.0.0
  • Updated: [gen_ff] Freetype 2.2.1
  • Updated: [gen_ff] libpng 1.2.12
  • Updated: [gen_jumpex] Jump-to-File 0.97.7
  • Updated: [in_wave] libsndfile 1.0.16
  • Updated: [libmp4v2] MPEG4IP mp4v2 1.5
  • Updated: [enc_lame] LAME 3.97 Final
  • Updated: Sonic Engine 3.2.40.500

Winamp 5.24

  • Fixed: [in_midi] crash bug & potential security vulnerability

Winamp 5.23

  • Improved: [gen_jumpex] jump-to-file speed improvements
  • Fixed: playlist saving with network share files
  • Fixed: Media Library preferences not loading in correct order
  • Fixed: main window not hilited when restoring from minimized state in classic skin.
  • Fixed: slow loading of playlists with URLs
  • Fixed: CD burning using third party input plugins
  • Fixed: [gen_ff] Wasabi XML font-related fixes from Martin Poehlmann
  • Fixed: [gen_ff] Map.getHeight() maki script function returning width instead
  • Fixed: [gen_ff] winshade global hotkeys broken w/ modern skins
  • Fixed: [gen_jumpex] 'Add to Queue' issues
  • Fixed: [gen_jumpex] NT4 incompatability
  • Fixed: [gen_jumpex] misc bug fixes
  • Fixed: [gen_ml] icon changes on drag+drop items
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] playback of AAC streams
  • Fixed: [in_mp4] seek bug when using right arrow key
  • Fixed: [in_wm] Playback restarts from beginning when editing tags of a currently playing .wma file
  • Fixed: [in_wm] protocol/extension reversed in config > filetype > edit
  • Fixed: [in_wm] 'Audio only' always checked for ASF/WMV in config
  • Fixed: [in_wm] seek bug when using right arrow key
  • Fixed: [ml_bookmarks] 'Edit Bookmarks' menu item not working when Media Library is hidden
  • Fixed: [ml_local] crash while rearranging media library views
  • Fixed: [ml_local] crash on close
  • Fixed: [ml_local] sort arrow reversed in some columns
  • Fixed: [ml_playlists] Import Playlists uses containing dir for title instead of filename
  • Fixed: [ml_playlists] No "Recurse" checkbox in Import Playlists From Folder
  • Fixed: [ml_playlists] Add Dir adds all filetypes (not just all-supported)
  • Fixed: [ml_playlists] rt-click enqueue not working & other issues
  • Fixed: [ml_playlists] Not saving playlists in some situations
  • Fixed: [ml_playlists] crash when loading badly formed WPL playlists
  • Fixed: [ml_playlists] drag&drop into playlist not adding to correct position
  • Fixed: [ml_playlists] root playlist screen not updating when adding new playlist
  • Fixed: [ml_playlists] reverting changes on send-to: playlist
  • Fixed: [ml_wire] some podcasts only display one item
  • Fixed: [out_ds] stop with fade (shift+v) issue
  • Updated: [in_cdda] CDDB 2.0.1.25

Winamp 5.22

  • New: loading of additional playlist formats: ASX/WAX/WMX/WVX, WPL, B4S
  • New: [gen_ff] modern skin unicode support
  • New: [in_wm] burning of DRM protected files (if allowed by content provider)
  • New: [ml_pmp] transfer of playlists to portable devices
  • Improved: More informative CD burning status window
  • Improved: [gen_ff] modern skinning engine speed optimizations
  • Improved: [in_wm] seeking improvements
  • Improved: [in_wm] gapless WMA support
  • Improved: [ml_nowplaying] Redesigned 'Now Playing' media library view (it actually works now)
  • Improved: [pmp_ipod] Loading times for iPods reduced
  • Fixed: Winamp won't restore after being minimized with a dialog box open
  • Fixed: $abbr() title formatting lockup
  • Fixed: Add Folder adds tracks BEFORE the last track
  • Fixed: Clicking 'Next' in Fullscreen video OSD acts like clicking it twice
  • Fixed: Rating in pledit right-click context menu always shows "No Rating"
  • Fixed: Stop with fadeout (Shift+V) just stops playback, no fadeout
  • Fixed: CD burning bugs and crashes
  • Fixed: Delete key not working in Online Services or SC Wire search
  • Fixed: [gen_jumpex] modern skin pledit docked toolbar mode not remembered
  • Fixed: [gen_jumpex] ML size/position not remembered when switching from Classic to Modern and back to Classic skin
  • Fixed: [gen_ml] playlists root view slowness bug
  • Fixed: [gen_ml] Modern skin: Media Library > View (menu) > Devices
  • Fixed: [in_midi] corrupt header crash
  • Fixed: [in_mp4] metadata writing crash
  • Fixed: [in_mp4] seek bug when using right arrow key
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] MPEG-2 and MPEG-2.5 Layer 3 playback crash
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Winamp crashes when trying to play any wrongly named .aac file
  • Fixed: [in_wave] WAV burning fix
  • Fixed: [in_wave] Locking files (wav's can't be renamed/deleted)
  • Fixed: [in_wm] lockup on wma with expired/unrenewable drm license
  • Fixed: [in_wm] out of sync audio/video on some WMV streams
  • Fixed: [in_vorbis] fullpath shown in playlist for tagless files with atf disabled
  • Fixed: [ml_pmp] Duplicates being synchronized
  • Fixed: [ml_pmp] Several crashes during transfers
  • Fixed: [out_ds] Can't select different Output Device with two active instances of out_ds
  • Fixed: [out_ds] incorrect enumeration of stereo outputs for two of same pro soundcard
  • Updated: [gen_tray] Tray Control 2.0 (thanks DrO)

Winamp 5.21

  • New: [jnetlib] HTTP compression support
  • Improved: [installer] multi-user profile migration
  • Fixed: [ml_ipod] and [pmp_ipod] conflict
  • Fixed: [ml_wire] memory leak
  • Fixed: [pmp_p4s] DRMclien.dll error
  • Fixed: [gen_ff] skin info display in preferences
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Wordwrap disabled in Info Editor Comments field
  • Fixed: [in_wm] Minor bug fixes
  • Fixed: Keyboard shortcuts don't work from video window
  • Fixed: [in_vorbis] No Artist metadata in stream titles
  • Fixed: [in_dshow] floating point audio
  • Updated: Coding Technology AAC+ Decoder 7.2.5

Winamp 5.2

  • New: [ml_pmp] Synchronize your Media Library with your portable media player Compatible with iPod®, Creative®, and Microsoft Plays For Sure® devices
  • New: [enc_aacplus] Coding Technologies aacPlus High Bitrate encoder available in Winamp Pro
  • New: [enc_aacplus] Coding Technologies aacPlus (HE-AAC) in MP4 container
  • New: [enc_aacplus] Coding Technologies LC-AAC encoder
  • New: [gen_ml] icons in treeview
  • New: [ml_online] Dynamic AJAX Internet Media Hub
  • New: [in_nsv] Using Coding Technologies AAC playback within NSV container
  • New: [in_mp3] gapless MP3 playback
  • New: [installer] multi-user profile options
  • New: [installer] remembers your previous installer settings
  • New: [in_wave] in_wave 3.0
  • New: right-to-left playlist display
  • Improved: new ATF functions and tags, including:
    • $repeat(x, count) - creates a string with x repeated count times
    • $lpad() - same as $pad, but adds padding to the left
    • $decode(...) - switch/case function. example:
    • $decode($fileext(%filename%),MP3,MPEG-1 Layer 3,MP4,MPEG-4 Container,Other)
    • $IfStrEqual(string1,string2,result) - if string1 and string2 are equal, displays result. case insensitive
    • $IfStrEqual2(string1,string2,result,else) - if string1 and string2 are equal, displays result, otherwise displays else. case insensitive %folder% - top level folder name of the file
  • Improved: Stereo beat visualization for modern skins
  • Improved: [gen_ff] new vis modes available to skinners
  • Improved: [gen_ml] CD drive info view (Rip & Burn)
  • Improved: [gen_tray] gen_tray v1.0 (thanks DrO)
  • Improved: [in_midi] provides metadata to media library
  • Improved: [in_mod] provides metadata to media library
  • Improved: [in_mp3] unicode id3 tags
  • Improved: [in_mp3] preliminary id3v2.4 support
  • Fixed: broken playlist sorting
  • Fixed: playlist problems with multi-line tags (e.g. %comment%)
  • Fixed: shuffle with only one song in playlist
  • Fixed: ghost seek slider appears if Winamp loses focus during seeking
  • Fixed: video options from video window right-click context menu
  • Fixed: playlist winshade international character support
  • Fixed: fullscreen video display international character support
  • Fixed: m3u playlist handling security vulnerability (thanks to NSFOCUS and Information Risk Management Plc)
  • Fixed: [enc_lame] bit reservoir
  • Fixed: [enc_lame] cutoff of last frame
  • Fixed: [gen_ff] regions on components don't work
  • Fixed: [gen_ff] playlist & video focus bug
  • Fixed: [gen_ff] playlist winshade memory leak
  • Fixed: [gen_ff] GDI Object leak with Current Skin prefs page
  • Fixed: [in_midi] not following winamp's title formatting options
  • Fixed: [in_midi] reset button blocks further access to config
  • Fixed: [in_mod] not following winamp's title formatting options
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] incorrect version identification (showed 5.18 in 5.12)
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] incorrect information shown for AAC+ files
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] reading incorrect id3 comment tag
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] sometimes failing to read last id3 frame
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] id3v2 album art loss when editing tags
  • Fixed: [in_mp4] loss of album art when modifying metadata
  • Fixed: [in_vorbis] not following winamp's title formatting options
  • Fixed: [in_vorbis] registry usage (now multi-user profile safe)
  • Fixed: [in_wave] 32bit floating point WAV playback distortion
  • Fixed: [in_wm] changes made with Attribute Editor not updating in ML/Playlist
  • Fixed: [vis_milk] missing files from distro (you can stop bugging us now, Rovastar :)
  • Fixed: [vis_milk] 100% cpu usage when paused
  • Updated: [enc_lame] LAME 3.97b2
  • Updated: [gen_ff] libpng 1.2.8
  • Updated: [gen_ff] FreeType 2.1.10
  • Updated: [enc_aacplus] Coding Technologies aacPlus encoder v7.2.0a

Winamp 5.13

  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Critical security flaw fixed.

Winamp 5.12

  • New: [in_wm] Windows Media Video support (with DRM)
  • New: [in_mp4] Support for HE-AAC MP4/M4A files
  • Improved: lots of minor plugin improvements
  • Improved: Visualization data calculations
  • Improved: Significantly less playlist memory usage
  • Improved: more multi-user improvements (almost there!)
  • Improved: [installer] setup options, saved settings, codec downloading
  • Improved: [gen_ff] optimized skinning engine
  • Improved: [out_disk] new features
  • Improved: [in_cdda] playback/ripping with sonic engine
  • Fixed: freezing when cancelling cd burn
  • Fixed: video scaling bug (with modern skin scaling < 100%)
  • Fixed: minor installer bugs
  • Fixed: freeze when loading classic skin with main window hidden
  • Fixed: Visualizations for 24bit and 32bit songs
  • Fixed: Advanced Title Formatting with Japanese, Chinese and Korean metadata (thanks mrym)
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] raw AAC VBR file seeking and bitrate reporting
  • Fixed: [in_mp4] unicode metadata writing
  • Fixed: [in_wm/in_dshow] mms:// streaming video playback
  • Fixed: [in_cdda] audio cd bitrate display
  • Fixed: [in_cdda] Sonic engine on 64bit windows (thanks STanger)
  • Fixed: lots of small bugs ...
  • Updated: Sonic CD Engine 2.2.50
  • Updated: libmp4v2 1.4.1
  • Updated: Coding Technology AAC+ Decoder 7.2.0

Winamp 5.112

  • Fixed: burning crash with EQ enabled
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] id3v1->id3v2 copy glitch

Winamp 5.111

  • Fixed: works with internet explorer 3.0 again (old win95/nt3.51)
  • Fixed: Auto-Preset EQ crash (non-mp3 files)
  • Fixed: $upper, $caps, $caps2 crash with foreign characters
  • Fixed: Station Info crash (with http filtering program)
  • Fixed: empty playlist bugs
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] proxy ignored when 'only port 80' was checked
  • Fixed: [in_midi] lyrics not working

Winamp 5.11

  • Updated: LAME 3.96.1
  • Fixed: playlist focus issue after adding files to playlist
  • Fixed: crash on multichannel songs with EQ enabled
  • Fixed: internet connection detection not working when set to "dial-up"
  • Fixed: manual playlist advance with winamp videos
  • Fixed: EQ text display glitch
  • Fixed: video not filling up video window
  • Fixed: black bars in fullscreen video
  • Fixed: [gen_ml] crash with no write access
  • Fixed: [gen_ml] CDDB Dialog Media Library drawing glitch
  • Fixed: [in_dshow] seeking on files with no video or no audio
  • Fixed: [in_cdda] aspi ripping crash
  • Fixed: [ml_wire] "my music" folder creation
  • Fixed: [ml_wire] Podcasts with dates before 1970 handled properly
  • Fixed: [ml_wire] Downloading of podcasts with parameters in URL
  • Fixed: [out_ds] fade-on-seek settings
  • Fixed: [in_wm] pause glitch
  • Fixed: [in_mp4] view-file-info filename not scrolling
  • Coming Soon: Multi-user profile support (preliminary support enabled)

Winamp 5.1 Surround Edition

  • New: CodingTechnologies AACPlus encoder!
    • Awesome at low bitrates too!
  • New: Grand Prize Winner of the Internet Surround Music Project!
    • KAJE - Hey Buddy (featuring Afrika Bambaataa)
  • New: SHOUTcast Wire - A Media RSS Browser and Subscription Service
  • New: Predixis Smart Playlist Generator
    • (Mix your tracks based on what they sound like!)
  • New: AOL Radio featuring (((XM))) Free Sampler!
  • New: CD Ripping now available at 8x in free version!
  • New: Microsoft WMA encoder
  • New: Over 200 new Milkdrop presets!
  • Update: in_vorbis now returns bitrate in getextendedfileinfo
  • Fixed: WMA stuttery playback
  • Fixed: out_ds copy button on status tab now works all the time
  • Fixed: Much improved ripping and playback with Sonic engine
  • Fixed: Video window now resizable regardless of Sidecar
  • Fixed: Length of long mp3's now reported properly
  • Fixed: Silent install switch now works properly
  • Fixed: Simultaneous CD Playback and Ripping

Winamp 5.094

  • Fixed: Security vulnerability in id3v2 tags
  • Updated: new libmp4v2.dll
  • New: New random number generation for playlist shuffle
  • Fixed: Winamp now shuffles playlists larger than 32,768 songs
  • Fixed: Fade on start now behaves properly
  • Fixed: separate directsound settings with multiple instances
  • Fixed: Winamp now supports adding URLs longer than 260 characters.
  • Fixed: Editing files created in iTunes no longer causes corruption.
  • Fixed: Length of long mp3's now reported properly
  • Fixed: gen_jumpex no longer crashes when DEP is enabled
  • Fixed: Sort selections in media library are now remembered.
  • Fixed: Album names with non-alphanumeric character behave better
  • Fixed: Fixed intermittent crash on seeking for some users
  • New: in_wm now handles bitrate and length extended infov

Winamp 5.093

  • Fixed: OSD stays onscreen in DirectDraw Mode
  • Fixed: Fullscreen video OSD doesn't reappear after using Pause
  • Fixed: ML Playlist > Select all (no delete key)
  • Fixed: Vis data for in_mod (and possibly other input plugins)
  • Fixed: msvcp60.dll now linked static
  • Fixed: Small intermittent bugs in gen_ml and gen_ff
  • Fixed: Greater than 2 channel vis data now works
  • Fixed: Media Library problems with parentheses/brackets in artist or album names
  • Fixed: Ripping CDs with trailing ellipses (...) in artist or album name
  • Fixed: Better video flipping for YUV colorspace videos
  • Fixed: Saved mute settings with modern skin.
  • Fixed: Drag and Drop from external applications
  • Fixed: Open File Dialog always-on-top
  • Fixed: Crossfade on start
  • Fixed: Freeze when switching audio tracks in a multi-audio stream.
  • Fixed: Fullscreen switching with scaled video window.
  • Update: Dynamic Online Media can now alert users to live events(can disable).

Winamp 5.091

  • New: DRM WMA Playback supports out_wave
  • New: Non-DRM WMA Playback allows any output plugin
  • New: Community Picks AVS Preset Pack
  • New: Deletes in the Media Library now move files to the Recycle Bin
  • New: NSV Subtitles can be disabled on the fly
  • Fixed: gen_ml shutdown bug
  • Fixed: Easy Move of video window back to normal
  • Fixed: Pause in WMA playback memory leak
  • Fixed: Multi-monitor full screen video
  • Fixed: Drag and Drop in playlist editor
  • Fixed: Drag and Drop on Winamp
  • Fixed: Now Playing update on song change
  • Fixed: Media Library/Windows Media scanning errors
  • Fixed: Stay in fullscreen/Config mismatch
  • Fixed: Ctrl-B Crash
  • Fixed: Authentication for OGG/Vorbis streams
  • Fixed: Drag and Drop strange behavior in open file dialogs
  • Fixed: Stuttering WMA On Start and Seek
  • Fixed: NSV Video stall during buffering
  • Fixed: Autosize of video to be accurate to the Video size not snap size
  • Fixed: Short NSV Clips audio cutout
  • Update: Online Media tree is now dynamic (Checking can now be disabled)
  • Update: Sonic Install/Config flag mismatch
  • Update: CD Ripping/Burning Library (possible cause of msvcrt.dll errors

Winamp 5.09

  • New: By popular demand all "hTtP force to 'Now Playing'" support has been removed
  • New: Deletes in the Media Library now move files to the Recycle Bin
  • New: WMA Playback now works with WaveOut plugin
  • New: NSV Subtitles can be disabled on the fly
  • Fixed: Authentication for OGG/Vorbis streams
  • Fixed: Drag and Drop strange behavior in open file dialogs
  • Fixed: Stuttering WMA On Start and Seek
  • Fixed: NSV Video stall during buffering
  • Fixed: Autosize of video to be accurate to the Video size not snap size
  • Fixed: Short NSV Clips audio cutout
  • Update: CD Ripping Library
  • Update: Online Media tree is now dynamic (More free videos on the way!)
  • Update: Sonic Install / Config flag mismatch

Winamp 5.08e

  • Updated Windows Media DRM License

Winamp 5.08d

  • Fixed playFile function in gen_ff.dll (Allows Modern skins to launch

playback)

Winamp 5.08c

  • Created new eMusic bundles
  • Critical Security bug fixed in in_mp4.dll and enc_mp4.dll and libmp4v2.dll
  • HTTP Seeking corrected for webservers that refuse to return Accept-Range
  • Critical Security buffer overflow fixed in in_cdda.dll

Winamp 5.07

  • Critical Security bug fixed in in_cdda.dll and .m3u handler
  • in_mp3 & in_nsv should work on Win95 again
  • Proxy settings work again
  • Installer fixed so that read_file.dll is installed always with mod support
  • Version number should be properly reported by IPC_GETVERSION for this build

Winamp 5.06

  • Fixed crashbug when clearing the playlist and then right clicking on the songticker
  • Security bug fixes
  • Lots of small bugfixes
  • JTFE v0.96ff

Winamp 5.05

  • Security bug fix
  • Fix for upside down videos through DirectShow
  • JTFE v0.96c
  • Added prompt when loading a skin for the first time

Winamp 5.04

  • JTFE v0.96
  • Added Coding Technologies' AACPlus decoder
  • fixed deletion of temporary generated WAV files after a burning process on some computers
  • fixed typo in some context menu shortcuts
  • fixed slowness IPC bug caused by gen_hotkeys
  • added "clear" button in internet radio/tv views
  • added screenshots of classic/modern mode in installer
  • fixed MP3 bitrate calculation (in_mp3 was reporting incorrect lengths on some MP3s)
  • fixed incorrect length reporting on long WMA files
  • better fix for pledit/video windows showing up at startup when minimized
  • fixed db text bug when moving EQ sliders
  • upgraded MP3 encoding to LAME v3.96
  • fixed crash in WMA playback when using WMA v8 codecs
  • updated default streaming values in in_nsv
  • added Winamp.com Audio&Video views in the Media Library
  • fixed tiny memory leak in in_cdda
  • added right click context menu on "Now Playing" item in Media Library
  • added script/ActiveX disabling for Media Library's minibrowser (on by default)
  • fixed memory leak on MP3 files with messed up ID3v2 tags
  • fixed visualization when playing CD tracks
  • fixed proxy user:pass@server:port string getting cut when playing Shoutcast streams
  • made in_dshow not to handle mms:// streams ending with .wma
  • fixed %tracknumber% tag for CD tracks
  • fixed some crash bugs in in_mp4
  • fixed playlist generation when ripping full CDs
  • added "import playlist from folder" in Media Library
  • updated Media Library preferences screens
  • added new SPS presets from Cockos, Inc. (pitch shifters, etc...)
  • added basic streaming (download) support for M4A/MP4 HTTP streams
  • added monitoring of fullscreen apps, disables always on top temporarilly
  • added IPC_IS_WNDSHADE
  • added gen_ml rating ipcs
  • added ratings from playlist context menu (acts on selected entries)
  • added ratings from song ticker context menu (acts on current track)
  • added rating hotkeys in gen_hotkey
  • fixed saving read-only playlists
  • fixed double separator lines in gen_ml id3less item context menu
  • fixed refresh of view losing query after removing dead files & background scan
  • added escaping of ", ', [ and ] in ml queries : uses %HH where HH is the hex char code (uses %% for '%')
  • added sdk support for multiple audio/video tracks in video input plugins (see wa_ipc.h for ITrackSelector class)
  • added multiple audio avi support (right click video window, select "Audio Tracks")
  • fixed multimonitor problem when toggling a windowshade on one monitor while playing a fullscreen video on the other
  • added ML_IPC_EDITQUERY and ML_IPC_EDITVIEW
  • fixed pledit drawing bug under winxp/cleartype
  • fixed crash in id3 reading of zero byte files
  • fixed crash in sps when exiting winamp before closing the open/save dialog
  • added IPC_PUSH_DISABLE_EXIT, IPC_POP_DISABLE_EXIT and IPC_IS_EXIT_ENABLED
  • fixed gen_ml crash when inserting item with length -1
  • made gen_ml much more resistant to databases that have been corrupted
  • fixed ml nuke
  • added disabling of "keep on screen" option when going into a different resolution because of a fullscreen application (ie: a game)
  • made ui:preferences global hotkey open the prefs to the previously opened page
  • fixed a few preferences cosmetic 'bugs'
  • modern skin updates :
    • fixed windowshade repeat-track button state
    • fixed scaling docked toolbars
    • fixed 5.03 assert on deletion of newGroupAsLayout()
    • fixed floating video windows coordinates dropping to 0,0
    • fixed auto opaque when layouts are loaded already docked as toolbars
    • fixed fadein/fadeout not used on notification window when linking all normal windows' alpha
    • fixed docked toolbars moving when some other window docked to them switches to an alternative layout
    • fixed silent crash on shutdown when pledit is docked as toolbar and gen_ml unloads before gen_ff (would not remember settings from session to session)
    • fixed snap points
    • fixed click on +12db / 0db / -12db
    • optimized text scrolling (a lot)
    • fixed content of pledit not painting in some instances
    • gen_hotkeys are now routed thru System.onKeyDown(name), where name is the name of the hotkey prefixed by "HOTKEY: " (ie: "HOTKEY: Playback: Play"). You may issue a complete; statement to prevent gen_hotkey from handling the hotkey
    • fixed horizontal resize of main window with video/vis drawer closed
    • added auto-height for next drawer opening when resizing main window with video/vis drawer closed, this avoids having an unreasonably tall drawer open if you just watched a video in a big window and then only resized the player back to its horizontal minimum after the video had closed. auto-height resets to 4:3 proportions
    • fixed docking bug when using snapadjustleft
    • fixed buggy calculation of time display default width conflicting with right text alignment
    • fixed windows moving after changing screen resolution
    • fixed rare always on top desync with classic skins

Winamp 5.03

  • added eMusic trial offer to installer. uninstaller included in Program Files\Winamp\eMusic
  • fixed a crash bug when playing some AVI files in in_dshow
  • added multimedia keyboard keys in global hotkeys default configuration
  • added "Manual playlist advance" in Repeat button popup menu in Classic mode
  • improvements in MP3 encoder configuration (added --alt-preset standard, etc...)
  • made the tabs in the preferences XP correctly themed under Windows XP
  • revamped the Media Library preferences a bit
  • new experimental WMA9 input plugin
  • gen_jumpex updates from DrO
  • added "Nuke library" action in Media Library
  • more upside down videos fixes
  • fixed crash if a plugin generated a pledit wm_windowposchanged on shutdown
  • fixed crash exploit in in_mod (thanks Peter Winter-Smith)
  • fixed various crashes in in_midi when playing invalid files
  • made in_midi store its settings in winamp.ini instead of the registry
  • fixed error during installation on computers with chinese/oriental regional settings
  • removed AOD from installer
  • added Shift-R to toggle manual playlist advance
  • updated VP6 video decoder to latest VP6.2 code
  • fixed crash when launching winamp with very long filenames from explorer
  • made registration dialog to appear in Explorer's taskbar when installing pro version
  • fixed pledit/video windows showing up at startup when minimized
  • modern skins updates :
    • winamp modern skin now uses a 3 state repeat button: no repeat/repeat all/repeat track
    • added appplication desktop toolbars capabilities for layouts, add appbar="left|top|right|bottom" to use them
    • upped maki binary version, improved stack protection
    • current skin version number is 1.2 (this should not change for a long while now, and of course we continue to support 0.8 to 1.1)
    • (very) limited maki debugger (for now you can bring it up with invokeDebugger(); in a script then use 'x'
    • to continue and 'i' to trace into)
    • fixed obscure capture problem with dragging windows
    • fixed rectrgn being forced to 1 in xml xuiobject buttons that are originally imageless
    • fixed hilited state not on after clicking on buttons while the mouse stays in area
    • fixed scripted onEnterArea/onLeaveArea not being always correctly called while mouse button stays down
    • fixed getToken being passed NULL throwing guru
    • fixed clipping of painting within the background's region of a group rather than within the composed region (the one you can change with sysregion)
    • fixed image cache problem when using the same bitmap as a map and a button image parameter

Winamp 5.02

  • added a couple of gen_ml APIs
  • fixed gen_ml radio/tv cache clearing after viewing prefs bug
  • made gen_ml radio/tv keep old data when updating fails, made it not update when no internet is available
  • made gen_ml support some new quicksearch syntaxes: "* beck radiohead" will list all things matching beck OR
    • radiohead, and: radiohead "<lastplay> [3 days ago]>" will show all things matching
    • radiohead played in the last 3 days...
  • gen_ml option for any/all guess modes
  • made SPS support 24 bit samples
  • added priority setting for CD ripping
  • made CD ripping only support one rip at at time
  • added send to -> add to library for playlist (and other) send to menus.
  • better media library audio view support for no artist/no album
  • fixed enter after info box and popup menus in library
  • moved litestep options to be in classic skin prefs
  • fixed playlist editor classic redraw bug, made playlist handle mousewheel scrolling while moving items better.
  • made "EXE" filetype extension non registerable :)
  • cleaned up "disable screensaver when video is playing" option
  • latest SDKs available (AVS, Media library, new Winamp IPC calls, etc...)
  • upgraded to Gracenote CDDB v2 DLLs
  • improvements in gen_hotkeys
  • upgraded MP3 encoding to LAME v3.95.1
  • out_ds now uses winamp.ini instead of registry for settings
  • new fix for upside down videos in in_dshow
  • added OGM as supported extension in in_dshow
  • modern skins updates :
    • optimized region a bit
    • fixed handling of global alpha for unparented layouts
    • fixed tiny bug in keypress flow
    • fixed potential layer capture cancellation issue
    • fixed crash when quickly alternating alt+g and alt+w
    • fixed player not coming up to front when playing a video via external URL click
    • fixed assertion when arial.ttf (or whatever fallback font has been set) is not present in the font directory
    • fixed faulty skin font unmapping sometimes conflicting with fallback to os default gui font
    • added date and version functions to maki
    • added added timerhours="1" to text object to show 1:00:00 instead of 60:00
    • added timeroffstyle 3 and 4 to text object to display "0:00:00" and " :  : "
    • upped skin version to 1.1 - you MUST use 1.1 if you recompile your scripts
    • updated maki compiler (http://bluemars.org/maki) :
    • added stack protection to maki binaries - upped the binaries version header
    • added self version check in maki binaries
    • non-existing (future) maki functions will not crash the maki runtime anymore, YAY
    • fixed unknown maki functions return values
    • fixed winamp appearing on secondary taskbar with ultramon regardless of true position
    • fixed extraneous invalidations
  • new extended jump file dialog (thanks to Darren Owen)
  • added basic MP4 AAC encoding/decoding (thanks to Menno Bakker for the help)
  • fixed unicode metadata in in_vorbis
  • fixed crash in installer code
  • removed generation of "badframes.stt" files in VP6 decoder
  • <3 farewell Justin <3

Winamp 5.01

  • fixed gen_ml selection bug
  • added gen_ml option for no guessing at all
  • made AVS and SPS support loop() in user code
  • made AVS support megabuf() in user code
  • made pro installer not prompt for regkey if already valid
  • improved font directory retrieval in gen_ff
  • added content rating system in Internet TV's listing
  • added bandwidth usage statistic in Internet Radio/TV listings
  • made media library guess from filename only when NO metadata found
  • added seperate recent items tracking options for files/streams
  • made installer better handle installing wa5 directly over wa3.
  • added milkdrop docs to installer
  • made uninstaller not remove winamp directory if not empty (user is now required to do so manually to avoid people going "oops")
  • made installer check sonic px.dll versions and prompt for reboot accordingly
  • fixed nsv metadata querying bugs
  • fixed gen_ml guessing bugs for files with metadata that are not in DB

Winamp 5.0

  • Support for classic Winamp 1.x/2.x/2.9x skins and Winamp 3 ("Modern") skins
  • Fancy new modern skin:
    • Integrated video, AVS, and Milkdrop support
    • Many built-in colorthemes
  • Same ol' classic skin for people who want the Winamp 2 feel
  • Vastly more powerful media library:
    • Automatic background directory scanning options
    • Customizable views and columns, graphical view editor
    • Internet Radio (SHOUTcast) and TV listings
    • Context-sensitive item info viewer
  • CD ripping support (AAC@2x in free version, MP3 at unlimited speeds in pro)
  • CD burning support (limited to 2x in free version)
  • Advanced title formatting logic for file types that support it
  • Huge AVS updates:
    • New effects, bundled some popular 3rd party APEs
    • A much better selection of default presets
    • Experimental SMP support
    • Full AVS preset subdirectory support
    • Extensions and optimizations to the AVS evaluation library
  • Support for playback of AAC and VP6 in NSV files/streams
  • Global hotkey support
  • new Signal Processing Studio DSP plug-in
  • Options to disable plugin exception handling for developers
  • A ton of new plug-in API calls (SDK forthcoming)
  • fixed changing-systray options while minimized bug
  • new Winamp icon
  • added XP Manifest.xml to winamp.exe
  • made agent icon use configured winamp system tray icon
  • optimized winamp's load titles on demand logic, made faster
  • made winamp's internal submenu management more reliable
  • added skin font override preferences
  • added spacebar shows current playlist item in playlist editor
  • fixed manual playlist advance w/ repeat
  • made winamp's open directory recurse checkbox nicer looking
  • big prefs overhaul to make steve happy
  • huge thanks to Amir Szekely and the rest of the NSIS developers for their help