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CHANGELOG

What's New in version 2.90a:

  • FIX: refreshing file list of individually loaded files emptied list. (#43047)
  • FIX: runtime error when copying and pasting of tags in some cases. (#43037)

What's New in version 2.90:

  • CHG: updated code-signing certificate.
  • FIX: loading root directories via context-menu did not work anymore (since v2.88f).
  • FIX: current selection of files was incorrect after enabling filter in some cases (#42896)
  • FIX: missing files from playlists were not reported anymore (since v2.88f). (#42934)
  • FIX: runtime error when closing Microsoft Store version in rare cases.
  • FIX: cover count display on Tag Panel did only support one-digit counts. (#12779)
  • FIX: export failed for non-canonicalized paths when triggered from actions (since v2.88f). (#42515)
  • FIX: save configuration did not include all files from data directory. (#42680)
  • FIX: undo tag source menu-entry always displayed freedb. (#42670)
  • FIX: added missing documentation on adding files via CLI. (#42597)
  • CHG: improved over-time footprint of in-memory caching if library is disabled (#42442)
  • FIX: some default Tag Panel field names were not auto-translated on language change. (#42331)
  • FIX: disabled fields on Tag Panel were part of the Tab navigation sequence.
  • FIX: some system error messages were displayed as raw UTF-8 (since v2.88f). (#42508)
  • FIX: auto-numbering wizard did not allow for track numbers starting at 0. (#42265)
  • NEW: released Mp3tag to the Microsoft Store. (#42546)

What's New in version 2.89c Beta:

  • FIX: export failed for non-canonicalized paths when triggered from actions (since v2.88f).
  • FIX: save configuration did not include all files from data directory.
  • FIX: undo tag source menu-entry always displayed freedb.
  • FIX: added missing documentation on adding files via CLI.

What's New in version 2.89b Beta:

  • CHG: improved over-time footprint of in-memory caching if library is disabled.
  • FIX: some default Tag Panel field names were not auto-translated on language change.)
  • FIX: disabled fields on Tag Panel were part of the Tab navigation sequence.
  • FIX: some system error messages were displayed as raw UTF-8 (since v2.88f).
  • FIX: auto-numbering wizard did not allow for track numbers starting at 0.

What's New in version 2.89a:

  • FIX: navigating via Tab from and to Tag Panel did not work as intended (since v2.88c).
  • CHG: improved writing performance for Ogg Vorbis and FLAC files. (#42307)
  • FIX: runtime error on some systems when file creation and modification dates were malformed (since v2.88f).
  • FIX: runtime error when executing user-defined tools with files with UNC paths (since v2.88f). (#42250)
  • FIX: performance regression when running export on large libraries on network shares (since v2.88f). (#42250)
  • FIX: relative paths at actions 'Import cover from file' and 'Import text file' were not supported anymore (since v2.88f). (#42288)
  • LNG: updated Hebrew and Italian language files.

What's New in version 2.89:

  • FIX: trying to enable TLS 1.2 on Windows Vista failed all HTTP connections (since v2.88h).
  • CHG: changed to reuse existing ID3v2 chunk identifier for AIF and WAV to increase compatibility.
  • FIX: https connections on Windows 7 and 8 did not use TLS 1.2 by default (Discogs requires TLS 1.2 now).
  • CHG: changed to use 'id3 ' instead of 'ID3 ' for new ID3v2 chunk identifier for WAV to increase compatibility.
  • FIX: wrong parameter error when directory history was empty and selection changed.
  • CHG: added artist to search query for MusicBrainz tag sources.
  • FIX: directory history was not saved correctly in some cases. (#3020)
  • FIX: MusicBrainz tag source stopped working after extended namespace alias was changed on server-side. (#3591, #42157, #42159)
  • NEW: added support for long filesystem paths (> 260 characters). (#42047)
  • NEW: added panels directory that is also included when saving configuration.
  • LNG: updated Bulgarian, Czech, Hungarian, Portuguese-Brazil, Slovak and Turkish language files.
  • FIX: status bar selection state was not updated in some cases. (#42022)
  • FIX: bits per sample for WavPack DSD was reported as default PCM values.
  • FIX: directory was not added to Tag Panel directory field when loading via context menu (since v2.88c). (#42007)
  • FIX: contents of Tag Panel were cleared after loading of Tag Panel configuration.
  • FIX: auto-save on file selection change did not work in some cases (since v2.88b). (#41922)
  • NEW: added loading and saving of Tag Panel configurations from options.
  • NEW: added loading and saving of Tag Panel configurations from Tag Panel context menu.
  • CHG: library cleanup now also rebuilds database to free unused space.
  • FIX: last field in vertical Tag Panel layout was hidden in some cases (since v2.88c). (#41956)
  • FIX: samplerate for WavPack DSD was reported as default PCM values.
  • FIX: small and smaller Tag Panel fields had minor sizing inconsitencies. (#40873/21)
  • FIX: Tag Panel fields of size 'smaller' did not flow correctly in some cases (since v2.88c).
  • NEW: added Windows Application Registration for Standard installation. (#41902)
  • NEW: added context menu to customize Tag Panel.
  • NEW: added option to specify size when adding Tag Panel fields (normal, smaller, small, multiline).
  • NEW: improved Tag Panel layout when displayed horizontally. (#40873)
  • NEW: added Tag Panel fields _DIRECTORY and _SEPARATOR.
  • NEW: added support for DSD audio for WavPack.
  • NEW: made all Tag Panel fields configurable, including default fields.
  • CHG: improved layout of configuration dialogs.
  • FIX: new Tag Panel fields were not enabled by default (since v2.88b).
  • NEW: added support for enabling/disabling user-defined fields at 'Options >Tag Panel'. (#41601)
  • FIX: icons at user-defined tools option dialog were displayed too small on large-DPI systems.
  • NEW: added support for MusicBrainz field MUSICBRAINZ_ALBUMID to MusicBrainz tag source. (#41855)
  • CHG: added mappings for special fields with MusicBrainz IDs for ID3v2 and MP4. (#18405)
  • CHG: adjusted MusicBrainz tag source to write MUSICBRAINZ_ARTISTID. (#18567)
  • NEW: option to keep moved files in file list. (#19786)
  • FIX: saving cover to file failed silently if file already exists with system file attribute set. (#17919)

What's New in version 2.88h Beta:

  • FIX: https connections on Windows Vista, 7 and 8 did not use TLS 1.2 by default (Discogs requires TLS 1.2 now).
  • CHG: changed to use 'id3 ' instead of 'ID3 ' as ID3v2 chunk identifier for WAV and AIF to increase compatibility.
  • FIX: wrong parameter error when directory history was empty and selection changed.
  • CHG: added artist to search query for MusicBrainz tag sources.
  • FIX: directory history was not saved correctly in some cases. (#3020 2)
  • FIX: MusicBrainz tag source stopped working after extended namespace alias was changed on server-side. (#3591 1, #42157 1, #42159 1)

What's New in version 2.88f Beta

  • NEW: added support for long filesystem paths (> 260 characters). (#42047)
  • NEW: added panels directory that is also included when saving configuration.
  • LNG: updated Bulgarian, Czech, Hungarian, Portuguese-Brazil and Turkish language files.
  • FIX: status bar selection state was not updated in some cases. (#42022)
  • FIX: bits per sample for WavPack DSD was reported as default PCM values.
  • FIX: directory was not added to Tag Panel directory field when loading via context menu (since v2.88c). (#42007)
  • FIX: contents of Tag Panel were cleared after loading of Tag Panel configuration.

What's New in version 2.88e Beta:

  • FIX: auto-save on file selection change did not work in some cases (since v2.88b). (#41922 2)
  • NEW: added loading and saving of Tag Panel configurations from options.
  • NEW: added loading and saving of Tag Panel configurations from Tag Panel context menu.
  • CHG: library cleanup now also rebuilds database to free unused space.
  • FIX: last field in vertical Tag Panel layout was hidden in some cases (since v2.88c). (#41956 1)
  • LNG: updated Bulgarian, Czech, Portuguese-Brazil and Turkish language files.
  • FIX: samplerate and bits per sample for WavPack DSD were reported as default PCM values.
  • FIX: small and smaller Tag Panel fields had minor sizing inconsitencies. (#40873)

What's New in version 2.88d Beta:

  • FIX: Tag Panel fields of size 'smaller' did not flow correctly in some cases (since v2.88c).

What's New in version 2.88c Beta:

  • NEW: added Windows Application Registration for Standard installation. (#41902)
  • NEW: added context menu to customize Tag Panel.
  • NEW: added option to specify size when adding Tag Panel fields (normal, smaller, small, multiline).
  • NEW: improved Tag Panel layout when displayed horizontally. (#40873)
  • NEW: added Tag Panel fields _DIRECTORY and _SEPARATOR.
  • NEW: added support for DSD audio for WavPack.
  • NEW: made all Tag Panel fields configurable, including default fields.
  • CHG: improved layout of configuration dialogs.
  • FIX: new Tag Panel fields were not enabled by default (since v2.88b).

What's New in version 2.88b Beta:

  • NEW: added support for enabling/disabling user-defined fields at 'Options >Tag Panel'. (#41601)
  • FIX: icons at user-defined tools option dialog were displayed too small on large-DPI systems.
  • NEW: added support for MusicBrainz field MUSICBRAINZ_ALBUMID to MusicBrainz tag source. (#41855 1)
  • CHG: added mappings for special fields with MusicBrainz IDs for ID3v2 and MP4. (#18405 2)
  • CHG: adjusted MusicBrainz tag source to write MUSICBRAINZ_ARTISTID. (#18567)
  • NEW: option to keep moved files in file list. (#19786)
  • FIX: saving cover to file failed silently if file already exists with system file attribute set. (#17919)

What's New in version 2.88a:

  • FIX: horizontal scroll bar was not updated in some lists after column was resized.
  • FIX: drag and drop from other applications did not work in some cases. (#41836)
  • FIX: runtime error when reading Vorbis Comments from FLAC files with invalid UTF-8 data.
  • FIX: fields on Tag Panel did not use whole horizontal space when docked vertically.

What's New in version 2.88:

  • NEW: added support for using more than 2GB addressable memory on 64-bit systems (/LARGEADDRESSAWARE).
  • FIX: occasional runtime error when setting sort arrow to non-existent column.

What's New in version 2.87f Beta:

  • FIX: internal window snap interferred with Aero snap in case the Windows option 'Show window contents while dragging' was disabled. (#15305)
  • FIX: copy freedb disc ID option used malformed ID if starting with 0. (#12674, #17783)
  • FIX: MP4 fields PODCAST, ITUNESGAPLESS and ITUNESHDVIDEO were not displayed if set to 0. (#18017)
  • FIX: Quick Launch installer option now correctly pins Mp3tag to taskbar also on Windows 7 and above. (#19472)
  • FIX: rename or edit in file list via delayed double-click was triggered even if file lost focus in the meantime. (#13729, #41750)
  • FIX: occasional runtime error when renaming files. (#41737)

What's New in version 2.87d Beta:

  • CHG: improved performance when reading files via Ctrl+T or 'File > Read tag'.
  • FIX: interacting with the file list while reading files had unintended effects.
  • CHG: changed database that is used for local freedb index.
  • CHG: importing tags via Discogs tag source now lists all formats and the catalog number of the release.
  • FIX: occasional runtime error when dropping files during file writing operations. (#41634)
  • CHG: added limit to column width of tag sources results list (and other lists).
  • CHG: removed default values configuration.
  • FIX: statistics of files total were not updated in all cases. (#41604)
  • FIX: occasional runtime error when aborting file reading operations.
  • FIX: drop operation had no effect work with some applications. (#41567 1)
  • CHG: improved detection of clipboard contents relevant for drop operations. (#41579 1)

What's New in version 2.87c Beta:

  • CHG: improved Tag Panel layout when displayed horizontally. (#40873)
  • CHG: Tag Panel, Filter and file list now use default font. (#18410 1, #41381 1)
  • FIX: tag sources framework function 'json_select_many' did not convert UTF-8 encoded data correctly. (#18955)
  • FIX: tag sources framework functions 'json_foreach' did work correctly when nested. (#18956)
  • CHG: importing tags via Discogs tag source supports track numbers and disc numbers from Discogs. (#19744)

What's New in version 2.87a:

  • FIX: LAME encoder version had invalid trailing character in some cases. (#41241)

What's New in version 2.86i Beta:

  • FIX: navigating with tab key on tag panel did not scroll if input field was outside the visible region. (#41132)
  • FIX: check for updates did not work on some systems (since v2.86f).

What's New in version 2.86:

  • FIX: action "Format value" for _FILENAME caused new file directory to be set also in cases where file cannot be renamed.
  • LNG: updated Bulgarian, Czech, Hebrew, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese-Brazil and Slovenian language files.
  • FIX: vendor string was not written when updating Vorbis Comments in Opus files.
  • CHG: default tag panel field names are now auto-translated on language change.
  • CHG: default file view column names are now auto-translated on language change.
  • FIX: runtime error when parsing broken UFID ID3v2 frames. (#23295)
  • FIX: runtime error when performing library cleanup directly after enabling library option (since 2.85i).
  • FIX: runtime error when performing save via keyboard shortcut while in-place editing in the file list.
  • FIX: importing tags via Discogs tag source set YEAR field to 0 for releases without year.
  • FIX: file list selection mark was wrong in some cases after deleting, removing or moving files.
  • NEW: added option to cleanup the database from orphaned files.
  • NEW: added preferences page to enable the Library and to configure included directories.
  • CHG: attempting a more graceful shutdown on out-of-memory conditions.
  • FIX: deleting non-standard files from file view did not update file list (since 2.85b).
  • FIX: sync issue between actual file information fields (i.e., size, modification timestamps, ...) and internal representation (since 2.85b).
  • FIX: runtime error when adding files to an already running instance via the Windows Explorer context-menu extension (since 2.85b).
  • FIX: file renaming collision when target file was already in database but removed externally (since 2.85b).
  • FIX: info fields were not updated in database when tags were written or removed (since 2.85b).
  • FIX: actions that caused a directory to be renamed did not update the database entries (since 2.85b).
  • CHG: improved library reading performance on subsequent reads by using an internal database.
  • CHG: MP4 tag fields are not truncated to 255 characters anymore. (#23176)
  • FIX: runtime error when adding cover art to Ogg Vorbis or Opus files (since 2.85a). (#23213)
  • CHG: improved memory consumption especially for large music libraries.
  • CHG: changes regarding cover art are now also part of undo information.FIX: tag sources framework function 'json_foreach' now also works with arrays as unnamed JSON root element. (#23165)

What's New in version 2.83:

  • NEW: added MP4 column to tag-field mappings overview table in documentation.
  • CHG: removed Amazon tag sources after Amazon.com invalidated Mp3tag's web services account.
  • CHG: Discogs tag source name is now correctly capitalized.
  • LNG: updated Bulgarian, Chinese, Czech, Polish and Turkish language files.
  • NEW: added Discogs Release ID tag source to directly search by Discogs Release ID.
  • NEW: added support for ISRC field in cue sheets.
  • CHG: main performer from cue sheet is now mapped to ALBUMARTIST (instead of ALBUM ARTIST).
  • FIX: special characters in main performer from cue sheet were not correctly converted
  • when writing.
  • FIX: cue sheets that started with a different track number than 1 were not read.
  • FIX: checkboxes at dialog for cover export were not labeled correctly (since 2.82b).
  • FIX: tags saved to wrong file when auto-save was enabled and column-click in file list changed the file order.
  • FIX: Discogs Web Source had problems with certain artists which resulted in obsolete comma after artist name.
  • FIX: sort arrow was incorrectly shown for next column after adding or removing a
  • column left from the sort column.
  • NEW: added option to restrict action-based cover export to certain cover type.
  • FIX: added detection of non-iTunes custom tags which are now kept unmodified during
  • rewrites.
  • FIX: encoding of cover art for Opus did not always include Base64 padding (which was problematic for some players).
  • NEW: added support for stripping Nero-style chapter information from MP4 files via
  • context-menu in the file list.
  • NEW: added support for detecting Nero-style MP4 tags and reporting via '_tag' if present.
  • FIX: runtime error at Export if loop limit exceeded actual export result set size.
  • LNG: added Indonesian language file.
  • FIX: possible index overflow at $substr() scripting function.

What's New in version 2.80:

  • CHG: updated Amazon.com and Amazon.de web sources to include cover dimensions in list of search results.
  • NEW: added support for press and hold gesture to trigger context menu on touch devices.
  • LNG: added Arabic language file and updated French and Russian language files.
  • NEW: added support for iTunes flag to trigger showing movement information instead of the song title via SHOWMOVEMENT (MP4 only).
  • CHG: bitrate indicator is now kbits/s instead of kBit/s
  • NEW: added support for iTunes tag fields for classical music MOVEMENT, MOVEMENTTOTAL, MOVEMENTNAME (ID3v2 and MP4) and for WORK (MP4 only).
  • FIX: runtime error when moving files in tag sources dialog past the end of the file list.
  • FIX: runtime error when parsing some mono and non-pcm WAV files.

What's New in version 2.79:

  • LNG: updated Dutch, Finnish, Hebrew, and Spanish language files.
  • FIX: Wine's long path prefix \\?\ was not handled correctly.
  • CHG: Wine-based Mp3tag.app is now signed using a verified Developer Certificate as required by macOS Sierra.
  • FIX: displaying tooltips for very long texts in Tag Panel input fields blocked UI.
  • FIX: converter 'Tag - Filename' had problems with relative paths (since 2.78a).
  • FIX: converter 'Tag - Filename' produced in some cases file names which started with one backslash.
  • FIX: preview for converter 'Tag - Filename' displayed wrong file names in some rare cases.
  • FIX: information for 32-bit WAV was not displayed.
  • FIX: changing the Filter was possible even if files were currently loading.

What's New in version 2.78:

  • NEW: added support for AIF/AIFC/AIFF files with ID3v2 tags.
  • FIX: addressed occasional Tag Panel repaint issue.
  • NEW: added support for ITUNESOWNER field that reports the user name from the iTunes Store.
  • CHG: modified setup to not create start-menu shortcut to uninstaller on new installs.
  • FIX: samplerate for some MP4 files was not reported correctly.

What's New in version 2.77:

  • LNG: updated Hungarian, Italian and Russian language files.
  • FIX: runtime error when tagging FLAC files on computers with older CPUs (e.g, Pentium III, Athlon XP, ...) (since 2.76).
  • FIX: runtime error that appeared with some installations when displaying the file list (since 2.76).
  • FIX: samplerate for some MP4 files was not reported.
  • FIX: action import cover from file did not expand all placeholders and scripting functions in some cases (since 2.76).