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.

What's New:

  • New default WASAPI output.
  • Output-independent implementation of clickless fading (same as in current foobar2000 mobile and foobar2000 for mac).
  • Out-of-the-box 7zip archive reading (Archive Reader component included with setup).
  • WebP cover art support.
  • New Unicode-based filename character substitution in Converter & File Operations.

macOS 2.2.6

  • Fixed album art display glitches.
  • Fixed issues with playing certain MP3 files over HTTP.