Winamp 5.04

Finally, the Big momma of multimedia players has a new version.

Winamp is more than just a player. It’s your window to the multimedia world. From MP3s to streaming video, Winamp is the one place you go to feed your audio/video habit. Winamp Pro also allows you to burn CDs and rip your CDs to MP3s.

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News source: winamp.com | neowin | tech-critic

NOTE: Click “Read More” to see the change Log. Changes

* 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 :
o fixed windowshade repeat-track button state
o fixed scaling docked toolbars
o fixed 5.03 assert on deletion of newGroupAsLayout()
o fixed floating video windows coordinates dropping to 0,0
o fixed auto opaque when layouts are loaded already docked as toolbars
o fixed fadein/fadeout not used on notification window when linking all normal windows’ alpha
o fixed docked toolbars moving when some other window docked to them switches to an alternative layout
o 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)
o fixed snap points
o fixed click on +12db / 0db / -12db
o optimized text scrolling (a lot)
o fixed content of pledit not painting in some instances
o 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
o fixed horizontal resize of main window with video/vis drawer closed
o 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
o fixed docking bug when using snapadjustleft
o fixed buggy calculation of time display default width conflicting with right text alignment
o fixed windows moving after changing screen resolution
o fixed rare always on top desync with classic skins

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