Some of the basic features include full unicode support, ReplayGain support and native support for several popular audio formats.
- Audio formats supported: MP1, MP2, MP3, MP4, MPC, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC / Ogg FLAC, WavPack, WAV, AIFF, AU, SND, CDDA.
- Full unicode support.
- Advanced tagging capabilities.
- Support for transcoding all supported audio formats using the Converter component (requires external commandline encoder executables for different output formats).
- ReplayGain support - both playback and calculation.
- Customizable keyboard shortcuts.
- Open component architecture allowing third-party developers to extend functionality of the player.
- Fixed dBpoweramp/SSRC resampler glitching in extreme upsampling cases.
- Fixed misbehavior of FFmpeg -strict level override option.
- Writing of SoundCheck tags [experimental] as well as batch copying ReplayGain to SoundCheck.
- Fixed “Remove tags” not removing every possible tag type with FLAC and M4A formats.
- Fixed Properties dialog locking up on certain metadata.
- Made cuesheet & chapter edit operations automatically update affected playlists.
- Fixed Ctrl+A in various multiline editboxes, Properties dialog and its sub-dialogs in particular.
- Improved compatibility with certain malformed M4A files.
- Fixed Equalizer bug causing inconsistent file lengths when batch converting.
- Made internet radio streams disconnect/reconnect on pause/unpause.
- Implemented updated Opus ReplayGain specification.
- Improved properties dialog info display of Opus files.
- Fixed a random crash regression from 1.3.10.
- Fixed reading of Apple gapless information from specific old M4A files.
- Fixed a rare lockup when batch moving/renaming/copying a lot of files.
- Updated FFmpeg to 3.1.2.
What's New in 1.3.12 Beta 2:
- Corrected various 1.3.11 pause regressions.
- Corrected “remove tags” on MP4/M4A files incorrectly showing that the file still has some metadata immediately after the removal.
- Flat equalizer now produces bit identical stream.
- Prevented clobbering of iTunes “Encoding Params” tag on MP4/M4A tag update.
- Now using WavPack5 decoder with support for files larger than 4 gigabytes.
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