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Download of the Day: Foobar2000 1.1.12 beta 4

foobar2000 is an advanced freeware audio player for the Windows platform for May 1, 2012
By Anthony Garreffa from May 1, 2012 @ 7:48 CDT

Our Download of the Day is foobar2000 1.1.12 beta 4.




foobar2000 1.1.12 beta 4 is here, with a full change log:


  • Fixed Musepack HTTP streaming bugs.
  • Fixed incorrect MP3 decoder behavior on certain rare files.
  • Fixed crash reporter dialog crash (duh).
  • Detection of proxy server settings from Internet Explorer.
  • Fixed multi-channel FLAC encoding (channel mask now gets preserved).
  • Fixed multi-channel WavPack decoding (channel mask now gets preserved).
  • Now possible to use HDCD & DTS decoder components with ALAC.
  • Changed MP3 tag reading behaviors when multiple tags are present.
  • ID3v2 content now takes priority over APE and then ID3v1.
  • Various time-consuming operations such as conversion or ReplayGain-scanning now prevent the computer from automatically going to sleep (opt-out).
  • Tuned ReplayGain scanner for fast multicore CPU / slow HDD scenarios (beta 4).
  • Fixed Converter misbehavior on files with misplaced "cuesheet" tags (beta 4).
  • Improved performance when playing MP3 files from internet HTTP sources (beta 4).

    You can download foobar2000 1.1.12 beta 4 here.

  • Improved compatibility with Apple's HFS driver (beta 4).

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