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Windows 7: Winamp 5.621 released

12 Jul 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 / Windows 10 Pro x64
Winamp 5.621 released

Change Log
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  • New: Fraunhofer AAC Codec with VBR encoding support
  • New: [theora.w5s] Theora decoder for MKV
  • Improved: [ml_local] New extra large albumart and option to hide album title
  • Improved: [in_mp3/jnetlib/ml_wire] http status code 303 & 307 redirection support
  • Fixed: [in_midi] Added a buffer overflow check for malformed Controller Change messages
  • Fixed: [in_midi] SysEx message processing integer underflow vulnerability
  • Fixed: [in_mod] Crash on .IT files with 0 channels (thanks: Luigi Auriemma)
  • Fixed: [in_mp4] Crash on truncated files
  • Fixed: [in_mp4] Distortion on MP4 files with malformed stts data
  • Fixed: [jnetlib] Memory leak when connecting to https streams
  • Fixed: [ml_impex] Importing playcount data
  • Fixed: [ml_local] Advanced Query Builder
  • Fixed: [nsvdec_vp5] Integer underrun (thanks: Luigi Auriemma)
  • Fixed: [pmp_wifi] Playlist syncing
  • Fixed: [vis_milk2] Some presets not reacting to music (Milkdrop v2.24)
  • Fixed: [vp6] Crash on rescaling with irregular video sizes (thanks: Luigi Auriemma)
  • Fixed: [vp6] Integer underrun in Deblocking filter when picture size is 0,0
  • Misc: Default "Restore file associations at Winamp start" setting to "off" on Vista+
  • Misc: More general tweaks, improvements, fixes and optimizations
  • Misc: Redesigned SHOUTcast Radio online service view (new school & classic options)
  • Misc: Replaced CT aacPlusDecoder.w5s with new FhG aacdec.w5s
  • Misc: Replaced CT enc_aacplus.dll with new FhG enc_fhgaac.dll
  • Misc: Toolbar now compatible with Firefox 5
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12 Jul 2011   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

What? NO! Fraunhofer's AAC Codec? What the hell?! REPLACED CT enc_aacplus.dll with new FhG enc_fhgaac.dll ?! WHY?! There was nothing wrong with the original from Coding Technologies, it's the only goddamn reason I used the piece of crap player in the first place!

You have GOT to be ******* kidding me!
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13 Jul 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 / Windows 10 Pro x64

Well... Then appeal to Winamp
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13 Jul 2011   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

They ain't gonna do squat, Fraunhofer was providing their awful version of the MP3 codec for a long time now, so that's not gonna change.

The worst part is that I had to redo ALL the compression tests I did all those years ago, and I can clearly hear the difference between this new one and the original codec, even at the same bitrate. Someone has to die xD
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13 Jul 2011   #5


Don't upgrade to the latest if you don't like what they have done????
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13 Jul 2011   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

This IS the latest, but at this point there's no reason for sticking with the old version and never updating again. In time the codec I grew to like so much will be outdated, and Winamp was pretty much the only one who updated it regularly.
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