Winamp 5.2 Released


Nullsoft Winamp is a fast, flexible,
high-fidelity music player for Windows. Winamp supports CD, MP3, WAV,
Audiosoft, Audio Explosion, MOD and other audio formats, custom
appearances called skins, plus audio visualization and audio effect
plug-ins. Additional features including free-form skins, a new decoder,
built-in cross fade, and an advanced Media Library.





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Download: Winamp 5.2 Full (5.31MB) | Pro (5.31MB) | Lite (1.03MB)






View: Winamp Website



Thanks to

Copernic for the heads up in (BPN) Back Page News




* New: [ml_pmp] Synchronize your Media Library with your portable media player



Compatible with iPod, Creative, and Microsoft Plays For Sure devices



* New: [enc_aacplus] Coding Technologies aacPlus High Bitrate encoder available in Winamp Pro



* New: [enc_aacplus] Coding Technologies aacPlus (HE-AAC) in MP4 container



* New: [enc_aacplus] Coding Technologies LC-AAC encoder



* New: [gen_ml] icons in treeview



* New: [ml_online] Dynamic AJAX Internet Media Hub



* New: [in_nsv] Using Coding Technologies AAC playback within NSV container



* New: [in_mp3] gapless MP3 playback



* New: [installer] multi-user profile options



* New: [installer] remembers your previous installer settings



* New: [in_wave] in_wave 3.0



* New: right-to-left playlist display



* Improved: new ATF functions and tags, including:



$repeat(x, count) - creates a string with x repeated count times



$lpad() - same as $pad, but adds padding to the left



$decode(...) - switch/case function. example: $decode($fileext(%filename%),MP3,MPEG-1 Layer 3,MP4,MPEG-4 Container,Other)



$IfStrEqual(string1,string2,result) - if string1 and string2 are equal, displays result. case insensitive



$IfStrEqual2(string1,string2,result,else)
- if string1 and string2 are equal, displays result, otherwise displays
else. case insensitive



%folder% - top level folder name of the file



* Improved: Stereo beat visualization for modern skins



* Improved: [gen_ff] new vis modes available to skinners



* Improved: [gen_ml] CD drive info view (Rip & Burn)



* Improved: [gen_tray] gen_tray v1.0 (thanks DrO)



* Improved: [in_midi] provides metadata to media library



* Improved: [in_mod] provides metadata to media library



* Improved: [in_mp3] unicode id3 tags



* Improved: [in_mp3] preliminary id3v2.4 support



* Fixed: broken playlist sorting



* Fixed: playlist problems with multi-line tags (e.g. %comment%)



* Fixed: shuffle with only one song in playlist



* Fixed: ghost seek slider appears if Winamp loses focus during seeking



* Fixed: video options from video window right-click context menu



* Fixed: playlist winshade international character support



* Fixed: fullscreen video display international character support



* Fixed: m3u playlist handling security vulnerability (thanks to NSFOCUS and Information Risk Management Plc)



* Fixed: [enc_lame] bit reservoir



* Fixed: [enc_lame] cutoff of last frame



* Fixed: [gen_ff] regions on components don't work



* Fixed: [gen_ff] playlist & video focus bug



* Fixed: [gen_ff] playlist winshade memory leak



* Fixed: [gen_ff] GDI Object leak with Current Skin prefs page



* Fixed: [in_midi] not following winamp's title formatting options



* Fixed: [in_midi] reset button blocks further access to config



* Fixed: [in_mod] not following winamp's title formatting options



* Fixed: [in_mp3] incorrect version identification (showed 5.18 in 5.12)



* Fixed: [in_mp3] incorrect information shown for AAC+ files



* Fixed: [in_mp3] reading incorrect id3 comment tag



* Fixed: [in_mp3] sometimes failing to read last id3 frame



* Fixed: [in_mp3] id3v2 album art loss when editing tags



* Fixed: [in_mp4] loss of album art when modifying metadata



* Fixed: [in_vorbis] not following winamp's title formatting options



* Fixed: [in_vorbis] registry usage (now multi-user profile safe)



* Fixed: [in_wave] 32bit floating point WAV playback distortion



* Fixed: [in_wm] changes made with Attribute Editor not updating in ML/Playlist



* Fixed: [vis_milk] missing files from distro (you can stop bugging us now, Rovastar



* Fixed: [vis_milk] 100% cpu usage when paused



* Updated: [gen_jumpex] DrO's Jump To File Extension 0.97



* Updated: [enc_lame] LAME 3.97b2



* Updated: [gen_ff] libpng 1.2.8



* Updated: [gen_ff] FreeType 2.1.10



* Updated: [enc_aacplus] Coding Technologies aacPlus encoder v7.2.0a

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