Winamp 5.51 Build 1763

Nullsoft Winamp is a fast, flexible, high-fidelity music player for Windows. Winamp supports MP3, CD, Audiosoft, Audio Explosion, MOD, WAV and other audio formats, custom appearances (skins) plus audio visualization and audio effect plug-ins.

What's New

  • New: Autoplay Handlers for Audio, MP3 and Video CD's on WinXP & Vista
  • New: Default Programs registration for installations on Windows Vista
  • New: Optional Constant-Q Equalizer and optional ISO Standard frequency bands
  • New: [in_flv] Flash Video decoder (vp6 only, not h.263)
  • Improved: Browser download manager now uses CD Ripping destination folder
  • Improved: Deletion of embedded album art via Artwork tab in File Info
  • Improved: More accurately translated Language Packs
  • Improved: More miscellaneous UI/dialog tweaks & improvements
  • Improved: Option to set the number of pixels to scroll for modern songticker
  • Improved: [Gracenote/MusicID] Better error checking & memory cache optimizations
  • Improved: [gen_ff] More miscellaneous freeform skinning engine optimizations
  • Improved: [gen_hotkeys] Added optional WM_APPCOMMAND support for media keys
  • Improved: [gen_hotkeys] Added increase + decrease rating on current track
  • Improved: [in_dshow] Reading of length and bitrate for non-default video formats
  • Improved: [in_flac] Optimized disk caching for increased performance
  • Improved: [in_mp3] Better optimization for older Pentium Pro/2/3 cpu's
  • Improved: [in_mp3] Support for reading ALBUM ARTIST field if TPE2 not present
  • Improved: [in_mp4] Better Unicode support and metadata read optimizations
  • Improved: [in_mp4] Optimized disk caching/reading
  • Improved: [in_vorbis] Support for reading YEAR field if DATE not present
  • Improved: [ml_disc/in_cdda] Disc reading tweaks and other general optimizations
  • Improved: [ml_history] New tracking control options
  • Improved: [ml_local] Added column for BPM
  • Improved: [ml_local] Album column sorting order logic
  • Improved: [ml_local] Better playlist handling
  • Improved: [ml_local] Bumped track# metadata guessing limit from 130 to 999
  • Improved: [ml_local] Database query and memory optimizations
  • Improved: [ml_pmp] Support for drag&drop from Explorer into portable device view
  • Improved: [ml_transcode] Prompt to delete aborted transcodes
  • Fixed: Artwork not found if .nfo filename contains a period
  • Fixed: ASX Parser converting all stream links in .asx playlists to upper case
  • Fixed: Classic songticker wraparound glitchiness
  • Fixed: Dragging/scrolling of songticker text after resize
  • Fixed: Global Hotkeys list destroyed when changing language packs
  • Fixed: Gracenote CDDB Editor genre selection glitches
  • Fixed: Gracenote/MusicID not using Winamp's proxy setting
  • Fixed: Parsing of ansi ASX playlists containing non-standard characters
  • Fixed: Restore from System Tray if previously closed in a minimized state
  • Fixed: Setup resetting desktop icons :-o
  • Fixed: Spectrum vis incompatibility crash with some 3rd-party input plugins
  • Fixed: Truetype replacement font alignment in Winamp Modern winshade songticker
  • Fixed: Various miscellaneous keyboard shortcut issues
  • Fixed: Winamp Agent registry entry typo (wianmpa.exe)
  • Fixed: [Bento] Collapse/Expand Playlist not respecting 'Show Album Art' setting
  • Fixed: [gen_ff] Potential high CPU usage of songticker object
  • Fixed: [gen_ff] TrueType replacement font change not updating in real-time
  • Fixed: [gen_hotkeys] Restore from minimized state whilst About dialog is open
  • Fixed: [gen_ml] Blank ML when restarting Winamp from a minimized state
  • Fixed: [gen_ml] Cancelling Online Media password prompt clears password & filters
  • Fixed: [in_dshow] Miscalculation of some mpeg video lengths
  • Fixed: [in_flac] Divide-by-zero crash on corrupt files
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Deleting Lyrics3 tag in Alt+3 Editor also deletes ID3v1 tag
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Handling of ID3v2 with bad version/revision #'s
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] ID3v2 parsing crash with some mp3's
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] ID3v2 tag not showing when ID3v1 tag reading is disabled in config
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] MPEG Info not showing in Alt+3 for files with large ID3v2 tags
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Now only reads first ID3v2 tag if more than one is present
  • Fixed: [in_mp3] Winamp UI freezes when loading certain corrupt mp3's
  • Fixed: [in_mp4] Playback of mp3 in mp4 container
  • Fixed: [in_mp4] Seeking when paused
  • Fixed: [in_mp4/jpeg.w5s] Crash when Art field is in metadata with no embedded art
  • Fixed: [in_vorbis] UTF8->UTF16 optimized (fixes File Info delay bug)
  • Fixed: [libmp4v2] Corrupt m4a's not playing, better handling of ones beyond repair
  • Fixed: [ml_autotag] Crash when track isn't part of a disc, eg. internet-only releases
  • Fixed: [ml_autotag] Stops processing when switching to another ml view
  • Fixed: [ml_disc] CD view/titles not refreshing when ejecting old/inserting new CD
  • Fixed: [ml_disc] Crash when using invalid strings in playlist filename generation
  • Fixed: [ml_disc] No Burn button under some system configurations
  • Fixed: [ml_disc/ml_pmp/ml_transcode] Processing of # in Destination Folder path
  • Fixed: [ml_local] Artist column in descending order when sorting by Year
  • Fixed: [ml_local] Down key in Search field not focusing the Simple View list
  • Fixed: [ml_local] Last Updated, Album Gain & Podcast column sorting orders
  • Fixed: [ml_local] Two filters always checkmarked in Edit View for Simple views
  • Fixed: [ml_playlists] Shift+Enter hotkey to Enqueue playlist
  • Fixed: [ml_plg] Crash when stopping Playlist Generator scan or resetting database
  • Fixed: [ml_pmp] Column sorting orders
  • Fixed: [ml_rg] Restore from minimized state whilst rg results dialog is open
  • Fixed: [ml_transcode] Restore from minimized state whilst config dialog is open
  • Fixed: [ml_wire] Podcasts not being downloaded if includes carriage returns</li><li>Fixed: [ml_wire] Lockup when encountering scripts in <description> field</li><li>Fixed: [out_disk] Output folder always resetting to My DocumentsMy Music</li><li>Fixed: [pmp_ipod] 'Add album art' option always checkmarked</li><li>Fixed: [tataki] Potential crash when encountering an invalid/superficial error</li><li>Fixed: [vis_milk2] Crash when exiting fullscreen back to attached Modern skin window</li><li>Misc: Alt+3 Auto-Tag now saves Gracenote FileId and ExtData fields</li><li>Misc: Double-click Stereo indicator to open Playback prefs (Bento & Modern skins)</li><li>Misc: Installation is now prevented on Win9x</li><li>Misc: Made Milkdrop2 the default vis plugin</li><li>Misc: Split the Playback prefs into 3 tabs: Playback, Equalizer & Replay Gain</li><li>Misc: Various installer setup & localization translation tweaks</li><li>Misc: Various Bento skin fixes, tweaks and improvements</li><li>Misc: 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