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CHANGELOG

What's New in version 4.12 Final (Build #1818):

  • Upgraded build environment to Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 with Update-5
  • Updated Qt runtime libraries to v4.8.7 Final (2015-05-25), compiled with MSVC 12.0
  • Added support for building LameXP and MUtilities with Visual Studio 2015
  • Added Hungarian translation, contributed by Zityi's Translator Team
  • Added optional support for the libfdk-aac encoder, using the fdkaac front-end by nu774
  • Added detection of the 64-Bit QAAC encoder, requires 64-Bit Apple Application Support
  • Added enhanced file renaming option: Default file extensions can now be overwritten
  • Added enhanced file renaming option: Files can now be renamed via the RegEx engine
  • Added capability to select multiple files on 'Source Files' tab
  • Updated Vorbis encoder to OggEnc v2.87 (2015-08-03), using aoTuV b6.03_2015
  • Updated MediaInfo to v0.7.76 (2015-08-06), compiled with ICL 15.0 and MSVC 12.0
  • Updated mpg123 decoder to v1.22.4 (2015-08-12), compiled with GCC 5.1.0
  • Updated ALAC decoder to refalac v1.47 (2015-02-15), based on reference by Apple
  • Updated Monkey's Audio to v4.16 (2015-03-24), compiled with ICL 15.0 and MSVC 12.0
  • Updated WavPack decoder to v4.75.0 (2015-05-25), compiled with ICL 15.0 and MSVC 12.0
  • Updated GnuPG to v1.4.19 (2015-02-27), compiled with GCC 4.9.2
  • Fixed potential deadlock in Cue Sheet import dialog when 'Browse...' button is clicked
  • Fixed function to restore the default Temp folder, if custom Temp folder doesn't exist
  • Fixed parsing of command-line parameters, regression in MUtilities (LameXP v4.12 RC-1)
  • QAAC encoder is now using --cvbr instead of --abr when 'ABR' mode is selected
  • Enable the embedding of cover artwork for Opus encoder (opusenc), using --picture
  • Some installer improvements have been implemented (especially in 'update' mode)
  • Full support for Windows 10 RTM (Build #10240)
  • Updated language files

What's New in version 4.11:

  • Upgraded build environment to Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 with Update-4
  • Starting with this version, LameXP is based on the MUtilities library + massive code clean-up
  • Added support for the DynamicAudioNormalizer normalization filter
  • Updated Qt runtime libraries to v4.8.7 snapshot-5 (2015-03-25), compiled with MSVC 12.0
  • Updated MediaInfo to v0.7.72 (2015-01-07), compiled with ICL 15.0 and MSVC 12.0
  • Updated SoX to v14.4.2-Final (2015-02-22), compiled with ICL 15.0 and MSVC 12.0
  • Updated Opus libraries to v1.1.x and Opus-Tools v0.1.9 to latest Git Master (2015-03-26)
  • Updated mpg123 decoder to v1.22.0 (2015-02-24), compiled with GCC 4.9.2
  • Updated Vorbis encoder to OggEnc v2.87 (2014-07-03), using libvorbis v1.3.4 and aoTuV b6.03_2014
  • Updated Vorbis decoder to OggDec v1.10.1 (2015-03-19), using libVorbis v1.3.5
  • Updated FLAC encoder/decoder to v1.3.1 (2014-11-26), compiled with ICL 15.0 and MSVC 12.0
  • Updated GnuPG to v1.4.18 (2014-06-30), compiled with GCC 4.9.1
  • Updated QAAC add-in to the latest to QAAC v2.44, including a fix for the --artwork option
  • Fixed potential crash in Cue Sheet importer (occurred when all input files were missing)
  • Fixed a severe performance bottleneck, especially with a large number of parallel instances
  • Fixed a very rare problem that, occasionally, prevented the TEMP folder from being removed
  • The limit for the maximum number of parallel instances has been increased to 32
  • Experimental support for Windows 10 Technical Preview
  • Updated language files (big thank-you to all contributors !!!)

What's New in version 4.10:

  • Upgraded build environment to Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 with Update-2
  • Updated Qt runtime libraries to v4.8.6 (2014-04-25), compiled with MSVC 12.0
  • Updated Opus libraries v1.1.x and Opus-Tools v0.1.8 to latest Git Master (2014-04-13)
  • Updated MediaInfo to v0.7.69 (2014-04-26), compiled with ICL 14.0 and MSVC 12.0
  • Updated mpg123 decoder to v1.19.0 (2014-03-08), compiled with GCC 4.8.2
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the cover artwork to be lost under certain circumstances
  • Fixed 'overwrite existing file' mode to NOT delete the input file
  • Some more tweaks to the LAME algorithm quality selector
  • Added command-line options to adjust the LameXP font size (see FAQ doc for details)
  • Various bugfixes and code improvements

What's New in version 4.09:

  • Upgraded build environment to Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 RTM
  • Complete overhaul of the file analyzer, resulting in up to 2.5x faster file import speed
  • Reworked the application initialization code, resulting in notably faster startup
  • speed
  • Added encoding support for Monkey's Audio (APE) format, including APEv2 tagging support
  • Improved file analyzer to retain the original ordering of files imported from a
  • playlist
  • Improved internal encoder API, so each encoder can define its own configuration options
  • Improved splash screen and working banner, using 'sheet of glass' effect on supported OS
  • Improved dropbox widget, including proper multi-monitor support
  • Updated Opus encoder/decoder libraries to v1.1 and Opus-Tools to v0.1.8 (2013-12-05)
  • Updated Monkey's Audio binary to v4.12 (2013-06-26)
  • Updated mpg123 decoder to v1.16.0 (2013-10-06), compiled with GCC 4.8.1
  • Updated WavPack decoder to v4.70.0 (2013-10-19), compiled with ICL 14.0 and MSVC 12.0
  • Updated MediaInfo to v0.7.67 (2014-01-10), compiled with ICL 14.0 and MSVC 12.0
  • Updated GNU Wget binary to v1.14.0 (2012-08-05), compiled with GCC 4.8.1
  • Updated GnuPG to v1.4.16 (2013-12-13), compiled with GCC 4.8.1
  • Updated the QAAC add-in for LameXP to QAAC v2.33 (2014-01-14), compiled with MSVC 12.0
  • Updated language files (big thank-you to all contributors !!!)
  • Fixed a resource (file descriptor) leak in 'static' builds, didn't cause much harm though
  • Various bugfixes and code improvements

What's New in version 4.08:

  • Upgraded build environment to Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 with Update-3
  • Encoder settings (RC mode + bitrate/quality) are now stored separately for each encoder
  • Updated Qt runtime libraries to v4.8.5 (2013-05-31), compiled with MSVC 11.0
  • Updated FLAC encoder/decoder to v1.3.0 (2013-05-27), compiled with ICL 13.0
  • Updated Opus encoder/decoder libraries to v1.1-beta and Opus-Tools to v0.1.6 (2013-07-22)
  • Updated MediaInfo to v0.7.64 (2013-07-05), compiled with ICL 13.1 and MSVC 10.0
  • Updated GnuPG to v1.4.14 (2013-07-25), compiled with GCC 4.8.1
  • Updated GNU Wget binary to v1.13.4 (2011-09-17)
  • Updated language files (big thank-you to all contributors !!!)
  • Fixed a potential deadlock during startup when 'TMP' points to an invalid folder
  • Fixed a superfluous 'beep' sound that appeared on application startup
  • Fixed the Ogg Vorbis quality modes '-1' and '-2' (those were clipped to '0' before)
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the output directory to be reset mistakenly
  • Implemented 'natural order' string comparison/sorting, using strnatcmp() by Martin Pool

What's New in version 4.06 Final (Build #1170):

  • Updated Opus encoder/decoder libraries to v1.0.1 and Opus-Tools to v0.1.5 (2012-09-22)
  • Updated mpg123 decoder to v1.14.4+ (2012-09-24), compiled with GCC 4.7.1
  • Updated ALAC decoder to refalac v0.56 (2012-10-24), based on reference implementation by Apple
  • Updated Qt runtime libraries to v4.8.3 (2012-09-13), compiled with MSVC 10.0
  • Updated MediaInfo to v0.7.61+ (2012-10-28), compiled with ICL 12.1.7 and MSVC 10.0
  • Updated language files (big thank-you to all contributors !!!)
  • Fixed a bug with the 'Store temporary files in your system's default TEMP director' checkbox
  • Fixed a buffer overflow in FAAD2 decoder which could cause crashes with very long file names
  • Fixed a regression in Qt v4.8.3 that broke Drag&Drop support (details #1) (details #2)
  • Reworked the 'About...' dialog – now using a custom dialog instead of message boxes

What's New in version 4.04:

  • Added support for the QAAC Encoder, requires QuickTime v7.7.1 or newer (see FAQ doc for details)
  • Added Chinese and Taiwanese translations, thanks to 456Vv <123@456vv.com>
  • Added experimental support for DCA Enc, created by Alexander E. Patrakov
  • Added CSV export/import for Meta tags (available from the context-menu on the 'Source Files' tab)
  • Added a button to modify the current output folder path in an edit box
  • Updated Qt runtime libraries to v4.8.1 (2012-03-14), compiled with MSVC 10.0
  • Updated LAME encoder to v3.99.5 Final (2012-02-28), compiled with ICL 12.1.7 and MSVC 10.0 (details)
  • Updated MediaInfo to v0.7.56 (2012-04-08), compiled with ICL 12.1.7 and MSVC 10.0
  • Updated SoX to to v14.4.0 (2012-03-04), compiled with ICL 12.1.7 and MSVC 10.0
  • Updated mpg123 decoder to v1.13.6 (2011-03-11), compiled with GCC 4.6.1
  • Updated Monkey's Audio binary to v4.11 (2011-04-20)
  • Updated Musepack decoder to revision 475 (2011-08-10), compiled with ICL 12.1.6 and MSVC 10.0
  • Updated GnuPG to v1.4.12, compiled with GCC 4.6.1
  • Updated language files (big thank-you to all contributors !!!)
  • Implemented coalescing of update signals to reduce the CPU usage of the LameXP process (details)
  • Run more than four instances in parallel on systems with more than four CPU cores (details)
  • Improved handling of different character encodings for Playlist and Cue Sheet import
  • Tweaked directory outline on 'output folder' tab for improved performance (hopefully)
  • Improved LameXP inter-process communication by adding queue support
  • Workaround for a bug that causes MediaInfo to not detect the duration of Wave files (64-Bit only)
  • Prevent LameXP from blocking a system shutdown (encoding process is aborted, if necessary)
  • Improved internal handling of MediaInfo output, including extraction of cover art
  • Fixed a very rare 'live-lock' situation in early initialization code

What's New in version 4.03:

  • Added an option to rename the output files (based on an user-defined naming pattern)
  • Added an option to enforce Stereo Downmix for Multi-Channel sources
  • Added 'built-in' WMA decoder (see this for details) and removed all remnants of 'old' decoder
  • Added optional support for the FHG AAC Encoder included with Winamp 5.62 (see FAQ doc for details)
  • Added a menu for bookmarking 'favorite' output folders to the 'output folder' tab
  • Added an option to hibernate the computer (aka 'Suspend-to-Disk') instead of shutting it down
  • Added Polish translation, thanks to Sir Daniel K
  • Added channel equalization options to the normalization filter (also fixes multi-channel processing)
  • Added indicators for current CPU usage, RAM usage and free diskspace to the processing window
  • Updated Qt runtime libraries to v4.8.0 RC-1 (2011-10-13), compiled with MSVC 10.0
  • Updated LAME encoder to v3.99 Final (2011-10-17), compiled with ICL 12.1.6 and MSVC 10.0 (details)
  • Updated mpg123 decoder to v1.13.4 (2011-09-07), compiled with GCC 4.6.1
  • Updated MediaInfo to v0.7.50 (2011-09-23), compiled with MSVC 10.0
  • Updated language files (big thank-you to all contributors !!!)
  • Improved 'downmix' filter by using explicit channel mappings for each number of input channels
  • Fixed a potential bug in CPU type detection that might have caused the wrong binary to be used
  • Fixed Cue Sheet import for tracks with certain characters in the title
  • Fixed a bug with 'Prepend relative source file path to output file' under certain conditions
  • Workaround for malicious 'anti-virus' programs that prevent innocent applications from functioning
  • Enabled 'Aero Glass' theme in installer and web-update program (Vista and Windows 7 only)
  • Restored Windows 2000 support with Visual Studio 2010 builds (this is experimental!)
  • The 'Open File(s)' and 'Open Folder' dialogs will now remember the most recent directory
  • Miscellaneous bugfixes

What's New in version 4.02:

  • Upgraded build environment to Microsoft Visual Studio 2010
  • Dropping support for Windows 2000 and Windows XP RTM. Windows XP needs (at least) Service-Pack 2 now!
  • Added Cue Sheet import wizard, which allows splitting and importing tracks from Cue Sheet images
  • Added ATSC A/52 (AC-3) encoding support, based on Aften encoder v0.0.8+ (Git Master)
  • Added Avisynth input (audio only!) using 'avs2wav' tool, partly based on code by Jory Stone
  • Added a method to use custom tools instead of the 'built-in' ones (see FAQ doc for details)
  • Added an option to copy all meta information of a single file over to the 'meta information' tab
  • Added two new command-line switches: '--add-folder ' and '--add-recursive '
  • Added one new translation: Korean
  • Updated Qt runtime libraries to v4.7.3
  • Updated LAME encoder to v3.99.1.0 (2011-04-15), compiled with ICL 12.0.3 and MSVC 10.0 (details)
  • Updated Vorbis encoder to v2.87 using aoTuV Beta-6.03 (2011-05-04), compiled with ICL 11.1 and MSVC 9.0
  • Updated mpg123 decoder to v1.13.3 (2011-04-21), compiled with GCC 4.6.0
  • Updated MediaInfo to v0.7.45 Beta (2011-05-02), compiled with ICL 12.0.3 and MSVC 10.0
  • Updated language files (big thank-you to all contributors !!!)
  • Fixed placement of the Dropbox when the Taskbar is located on the top or on the left side
  • Improved playlist generation: Generate M3U (Latin-1) or M3U8 (UTF-8) playlist file as required
  • Only show the most recent 50 items in the 'processing' window (for better performance)
  • Miscellaneous bugfixes

What's New in version 4.0.1:

  • Added an option to manually specify the number of parallel instances
  • Added an option to select a user-defined TEMP directory
  • Added an option to shutdown the computer as soon as all files are completed
  • Added an option to add directories recursively
  • Added support for embedding cover artwork (currently works with LAME, FLAC and Nero AAC only)
  • Updated Qt runtime libraries to v4.7.2
  • Updated LAME encoder to v3.99.0.16 (2011-04-04), compiled with ICL 12.0.2
  • Updated Vorbis encoder to v2.87 using aoTuV Beta-6.02 (2011-02-28), compiled with ICL 11.1 and MSVC 9.0
  • Updated TTA decoder multiplatform library to v2.1 (2011-03-11), compiled with MSVC 9.0
  • Updated SoX to v14.3.2 (2010-02-27), compiled with ICL 12.0.2
  • Updated MediaInfo to v0.7.43 (2011-03-20), compiled with ICL 12.0.2 and MSVC 9.0
  • Updated language files (big thank-you to all contributors !!!)
  • Fixed a problem with the LAME encoder that could cause glitches (VBR mode), reported by Wolfgang Waldeck
  • Fixed a problem with the LAME encoder that could cause very slow encoding speed
  • Fixed a bug that caused AAC encoding to fail in CBR mode (the '-2pass' parameter was set wrongly)
  • A warning message will be emitted, if diskspace drops below a critical limit while processing

What's New in version 4.00:

  • Complete re-write of LameXP in the C++ programming language
  • Switched IDE from Delphi 7.0 to Visual Studio 2008 + Qt Framework v4.7.1 (GNU Toolchain not yet)
  • Added cross-plattfrom support - only Windows and Wine for now, native Linux version planned
  • Added full Unicode support for file names, meta tags and translations (no more Codepage headaches!)
  • Added support for Qt Linguist tool, which makes creating/updating translations much easier
  • Added support for multiple user interface styles, including \"Plastique\" and \"Cleanlooks\" themes
  • Added support for user-defined encoder parameters (please use with care!)
  • Added support for a true \"portable\" mode, which will store the configuration in the program folder
  • Added resampling filter for all encoders, based on SoX
  • Added simple tone adjustment filter, based on SoX
  • Added an option to prepend the relative source file path to the output file path
  • Updated all command-line tools to support Unicode file names, mostly required custom patches
  • Updated LAME encoder to v3.99.0.11 (2011-02-11), compiled with ICL 11.1.065
  • Updated OggEnc v2.87 using libvorbis v1.3.2 (2010-11-06), compiled with ICL 11.1 and MSVC 9.0
  • Updated mpg123 decoder to v1.13.2 (2011-02-19), compiled with GCC 4.5.2
  • Updated MediaInfo to v0.7.41 (2011-01-24), compiled with ICL 11.1.065
  • Updated SoX to v14.3.1 (2010-04-11), compiled with MSVC 9.0
  • Updated GnuPG to v1.4.11, compiled with GCC 4.5.2
  • Updated language files (big \"thank you\" to all contributors !!!)
  • Removed TAK support for now, as their CloseSource(!) tools don't support Unicode file names yet
  • Removed Volumax tool, as we are using SoX for normalization from now on
  • Countless minor fixes and improvements (hopefully not too many regressions ^^)

What's New in version 4.00 RC-3:

  • Complete re-write of LameXP 3.xx in C++ using the Qt Framework.
  • Switching from dated Delphi IDE (version from 2002) to an up-to-date tool chain (VS2008 or GCC 4.5.x).
  • Full Unicode support, which means that all problems with \"Codepages\" and \"strange characters\" in filenames/tags will finally be gone!
  • Support for multiple platforms (Windows, Linux, MacOS X) will be possible in future versions.
  • Creating new LameXP translations will be much easier for contributors thanks to the Qt Linguist tool.

What's New in version 3.18:

  • Added an Unicode-safe \"Open\" dialog: File names are converted to \"short\" names if required
  • Fixed mpg123 decoder to work on Windows 2000 (reported by Tim Womack)
  • Updated LAME encoder to v3.98.4 (2010-03-23), compiled with ICL 11.1.054
  • Updated MediaInfo to v0.7.32 (2010-05-02), compiled with ICL 11.1.065
  • Updated mpg123 decoder to v1.12.1 (2010-03-31), compiled with GCC 4.4.4
  • Updated Ogg Vorbis decoder to v1.9.7 (2010-03-29), compiled with MSVC 9.0
  • Updated language files (big \"thank you\" to all contributors !!!)

What's New in version 3.17:

  • Updated TAK decoder to v2.0.0 (2010-01-07)
  • Updated ALAC decoder to v0.2.0 (2009-09-05)
  • Updated MediaInfo to v0.7.28 (2010-02-19), compiled with ICL 11.1.054
  • Fixed \"No Disk\" error message box that could appear under certain circumstances
  • Fixed \"...is not responding\" error message box that could appear during startup
  • Various minor fixes and improvements

What's New in version 3.16:

  • Added support for Nero AAC encoder v1.5.3.0 (2009-12-29)
  • Disable DPI warning on Vista and later, as they handle DPI != 96 much better than WinXP
  • Updated WavPack decoder to v4.60.1 (2009-11-29)
  • Updated MediaInfo to v0.7.27 (2010-01-04), compiled with ICL 11.1.054
  • Updated GnuPG to v1.4.10b (2009-09-03), compiled with GCC 4.2.1

What's New in version 3.15:

  • Added support for Nero AAC encoder v1.5.1.0
  • Updated mpg123 decoder to v1.10.0 (2009-12-05)
  • Updated MediaInfo to v0.7.26 (2009-12-18), compiled with ICL 11.1.051
  • Updated AC3Filter Tools to v0.31b (2009-10-01), compiled with ICL 11.1.051

What's New in version 3.14:

  • Added Suspend and Resume buttons to the processing window
  • Added another language: Castilian Spanish (Spanish from north/central Spain)
  • Updated mpg123 decoder to v1.9.2 (2009-11-20)
  • Updated MediaInfo to v0.7.25 (2009-11-13), compiled with ICL 11.1.046
  • Updated AC3Filter Tools to v0.31b (2009-10-01), compiled with ICL 11.1.046
  • Updated language files (big \"thank you\" to all contributors !!!)
  • Updated JEDI-VCL from v3.38 to v3.39 (2009-11-05)
  • Various minor fixes and improvements

What's New in version 3.13:

  • Updated LAME encoder to v3.98.2 (2009-09-26), compiled with ICL 11.1.046
  • Updated FLAC encoder to v1.2.1b (2009-10-01), compiled with ICL 11.1.046
  • Updated MediaInfo to v0.7.23 (2009-10-16), using statically linked build (MSVC 9.0)
  • Updated AC3Filter Tools to v0.31b (2009-10-01)
  • Updated TAK decoder to v1.1.2 (2009-07-27)
  • Updated mpg123 decoder to v1.9.1 (2009-10-09)
  • Updated language files (big \"thank you\" to all contributors !!!)
  • Updated the Splash screen and modified the sound that plays on very first launch
  • Updated JEDI-VCL from v3.34 to v3.38 (2009-08-27)
  • Updated GnuPG to v1.4.10 (2009-09-02)

What's New in version 3.12:

  • Added support for FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) output
  • Added progress display for individual files (for the \"encoding\" step only)
  • Added a SSE2 (Pentium 4) build of the Ogg Vorbis encoder that will be used if supported by the CPU
  • Added options to override the Nero AAC profile (be aware: it's not recommended to do that!)
  • Added an option to analyze media files (powered by MediaInfo™)
  • Added experimental support for Windows 7 taskbar progress indicator and overlay icons
  • Updated LAME encoder to v3.98.2 (2009-09-05), compiled with ICL 11.0
  • Updated MediaInfo to v0.7.21 (2009-09-04), using statically linked build
  • Updated mpg123 decoder to v1.9.0 (2009-08-14)
  • Updated Speex decoder to v1.2 RC-1 (2009-07-04)
  • Updated AC3Filter Tools to v0.3b (2009-09-19)
  • Updated language files (big \"thank you\" to all contributors !!!)
  • Updated Auto-Update tool, from now on only signed updates will be accepted (using GnuPG)
  • Fixed a number of minor glitches

What's New in version 3.11:

  • Added options to sort the source files (by title, by filename or by track number)
  • Updated language files (big \"thank you\" to all contributors !!!)
  • Updated mpg123 decoder to v1.8.1 (2009-06-14)
  • Updated FLAC decoder, now using the ICL 9.1 build of FLAC v1.2.1b
  • Updated MediaInfo to v0.7.17 (statically linked)
  • Updated the \"Normalization\" filter to v0.41 (2009-06-16)
  • Fixed a few minor issues in meta tag processing

What's New in version 3.10:

  • Added a NSIS-based installer (will be released in addition to the ZIP package)
  • Added support for the TAK lossless audio format
  • Added two new languages: Serbian (Latin) and Ukrainian
  • Updated language files (big \"thank you\" to all contributors !!!)
  • Updated MediaInfo to a custom build of v0.7.16 that is statically linked (and removed the DLL)
  • Updated mpg123 decoder to v1.8.0 RC-3 (2009-06-03)
  • Updated Musepack decoder to v1.0.0 (2009-04-02) and fixed Musepack VS8 support
  • Updated Monkey's Audio decoder to v4.06 (2009-03-17)
  • Updated the \"Normalization\" filter to allow multiple instances running in parallel
  • Updated Auto-Update tool
  • Fixed a few minor issues and refactored the code

What's New in version 3.09:

  • Added support for detecting the file type via MediaInfo instead of guessing the type from file extension
  • Updated mpg123 decoder to v1.7.3 (2009-04-27)
  • Updated FAAD decoder to v2.7 (2009-05-13)
  • Updated MediaInfo to v0.7.16.0 (2009-05-20)
  • Fixed detection of the WMA decoder under certain circumstances (e.g. Windows 7)

What's New in version 3.08:

  • Updated Ogg Vorbis encoder to v2.85, libvorbis v1.2.1 RC2, aoTuV b5.7 (2009-03-04)
  • Updated mpg123 decoder to v1.6.4 (2009-01-10)
  • Updated MediaInfo to v0.7.11.0 (2009-02-13)

What's New in version 3.07:

  • Added an option to disable multi-threading on multi-core machines
  • Updated Ogg Vorbis encoder to v2.85, libvorbis v1.2.1 RC2, aoTuV b5.61 (2008-12-24)
  • Updated mpg123 decoder to v1.6.3 (2008-12-20)
  • Updated MediaInfo to v0.7.8.0 (2008-12-10)
  • Updated language files (big \"thank you\" to all contributors !!!)

What's New in version 3.06:

  • Added a custom build of the mpg123 decoder v1.5.1
  • Added two more languages: Romanian and Polish
  • Added support for the ALAC audio format
  • Updated MediaInfo to v0.7.7.7 (2008-10-17)
  • Updated AC3 Filter Tools to v0.2a (2008-06-30)
  • Updated language files (big \"thank you\" to all contributors !!!)
  • Fixed and improved \"Normalization\" filter
  • Fixed a few minor bugs

What's New in version 3.05:

  • Added support for Nero AAC encoder v1.3.3.0
  • Added option to add an entire directory or an entire directory-tree
  • Added new languages: Russian, Nederlands, Greek and Hungarian
  • Added Dropbox for improved Drag&Drop support
  • Updated language files (big \"thank you\" to all contributors !!!)
  • Updated LAME encoder to v3.98.2 Final (2008-09-24)
  • Updated MediaInfo to v0.7.7.6 (2008-09-12)

What's New in version 3.04:

  • Added support for reading Meta Data from source files (using MediaInfo)
  • Added support for languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Chinese (Simplified) and Taiwanese
  • Added support for WMA, Shorten and TTA files (input only)
  • Added support for various playlist formats (M3U, PLS, ASX, CueSheet)
  • Added an option to permanently disable the Shell Integration (Explorer Context Menus)
  • Added an option to disable the periodic Update Reminder
  • Added an option to shutdown the computer automatically as soon as all files are completed
  • Added code to minimize the LameXP window into the taskbar notification area
  • Added balloon tooltip to inform the user about \"hidden\" options
  • Updated Ogg Vorbis encoder to v2.85, libvorbis v1.2.1 RC2, aoTuV b5.6 (2008-09-05)
  • Improved code to handle child processes and capture the console output

What's New in version 3.03:

  • Added generic support for pre-processing filters
  • Added \"Normalization\" filter, based on Volumax by John33
  • Improved code to add/remove context menus in Window Explorer
  • Improved code to handle multiple instances of LameXP

What's New in version 3.02:

  • Added support for new input format: MPEG Audio Layer-2 (mp2)
  • Added option to choose a custom TEMP folder

What's New in version 3.01:

  • Added an option to disable all sounds in LameXP
  • Added warning message for bitrates that violate the current bitrate restriction
  • Fixed bitrate restrictions for LAME encoder (strictly enforce bitrate restrictions using \"-F\" parameter)
  • Fixed file associations code (set file associations only for the current user)
  • Updated load/save configuration code (store settings in an INI file instead of the registry)

What's New in version 3.00:

  • Added support for Nero's AAC Encoder (not included, available as free download from Nero website)
  • Added support for more input formats: Wave, MP3, Ogg Vorbis, AAC/MP4, FLAC, Speex, WavPack, Musepack, Monkey's Audio
  • Added support for uncompressed Wave output
  • Added support for Multi-Threading (use multiple instances for batch processing)
  • Added shell integration for Windows Explorer (Context-Menus and \"Send To\" folder)
  • Added commandline support: LameXP.exe -add [ ... ]
  • Added new auto-update utility
  • Updated LAME encoder to v3.98 Final (2008-07-04)
  • Updated Ogg Vorbis encoder to v2.85, aoTuV Beta-5.5 (2008-03-31)