foobar2000 Released!

Foobar2000 is an advanced audio player for the Windows platform. Some of the basic features include full unicode support, ReplayGain support and native support for several popular audio formats.

Download: foobar2000 v0.9.4.2 (1.60MB – Freeware)
View: Change Log
Homepage: foobar2000

Change Log Since 0.9

  • Updated Musepack decoder with support for accurate fast seeking on files produced by mppenc 1.16 and newer.
  • Improved compliance with HTTP specifications
  • Fixed MP1/MP2 handling bugs

  • Improved compliance with Vorbis Comment and APEv2 tag specifications
  • Added gapless playback of MP4 files encoded with new iTunes
  • Various bug fixes


  • Properties dialog improvements
  • Startup/shutdown speed optimizations
  • Added LAME version and partial settings detection for MP3 files
  • Replaced old “Fix MP3 Header” command with a new set of MP3-related utility commands
  • “ID3v2 Writer Compatibility Mode” with workarounds for common bugs in other software’s ID3v2 implementations
  • “Copy” button in components list
  • freedb support now included with the installer
  • Rewritten embedded cuesheet metadata handling
  • Rewritten ReplayGain info editor dialog
  • ABX bugfixes
  • Added WMA tag editing support


  • New file properties dialogs
  • Speex decoding support, rewritten Ogg Vorbis / Ogg FLAC support
  • “File Operations / Delete File(s)” now uses Recycle Bin
  • Better integration of information lookup (freedb etc) components with Audio CD ripping UI
  • Option to ReplayGain-scan converter output after conversion
  • CDDA extraction bug fixes / improvements
  • Improved “Open Audio CD " dialog
  • Various progress dialogs no longer block UI
  • Changed Media Library new item tracking behaviors
  • Fixed low-samplerate LC AAC files mis-reported as HE AAC
  • Improved compatibility with Windows Vista
  • Various cosmetic changes
  • Other minor bug fixes


  • Native support for new free Nero Digital AAC encoder
  • New “Advanced Preferences” page
  • More compatible MP4 tagging scheme
  • New CD ripping UI
  • Added “directory context menus” feature to file type associations
  • Support for realtime DSP preset editing through DSP Manager page
  • Fixed various networking issues
  • APL support (no longer maintained) moved to a separately downloadable component (Monkey’s Audio support)
  • Various cosmetic changes
  • Various other bug fixes


  • Faster Ogg Vorbis tag editing.
  • Official ASIO support (downloadable separately).
  • Improved compatibility with buggy soundcard drivers.
  • Added DSP preset switching functionality.
  • Workedaround buttons display problems on Windows 2000.
  • Improved “random” button action with album/directory shuffle.
  • Added WMA playback support.

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