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Winamp 5.2 Beta

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Noticed they’ve begun public(ish) testing of Winamp 5.2 Beta. Some interesting changes/fixes in the current Beta;

* New: [ml_pmp] Synchronization the Media Library with your portable media player (Compatible with iPod, Creative, & Microsoft Plays For Sure devices)
* New: [in_mp3] gapless MP3 playback
* New: [in_wave] in_wave 3.0
* Improved: [in_mp3] unicode id3 tags
* Improved: [in_mp3] preliminary id3v2.4 support
* Fixed: [in_wave] 32bit floating point WAV playback distortion
* Updated: [enc_lame] LAME 3.97b2

Seemingly new builds will be released every few days/weekly so if you’re into Winamp you might be interested in trying out what’s coming up. Again, note it’s BETA. I still currently prefer foobar2000, but no doubt it good to see things like Gapless playback & a syncronization manager for portable Media players. Now where’s the next foobar2000 V9 Beta ;)

Written by Julio Franco

January 25th, 2006 at 12:26 pm

Posted in software