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.

Click the comments link for the full changelog.

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

View: Winamp Website

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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

- 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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