Monday, April 22, 2013

Foobar2000 1.2.5

Foobar2000 is an advanced freeware 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. It doesn't mess with fancy buttons or bright colors, instead preferring a utilitarian, straightforward user interface to let the music speak for itself.

File size:

3.56MB (3,735,160 bytes)


Operating System:
Windows XP - SP2 or newer, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008.
Same as required by supported operating systems.

Languages: en-US

License: Freeware


Main features:

  • Supported audio formats: MP3, MP4, AAC, CD Audio, WMA, Vorbis, FLAC, WavPack, WAV, AIFF, Musepack, Speex, AU, SND... and more with additional components.
  • Gapless playback.
  • Full unicode support.
  • Easily customizable user interface layout.
  • Advanced tagging capabilities.
  • Support for ripping Audio CDs as well as transcoding all supported audio formats using the Converter component.
  • Full ReplayGain support.
  • Customizable keyboard shortcuts.
  • Open component architecture allowing third-party developers to extend functionality of the player.
Changes in foobar2000 1.2.5:

  • Converter: fixed writing of WAV files with odd byte counts (eg. 24-bit mono).
  • Improved handling of various malformed WAV files.
  • Converter: fixed writing of file types that foobar2000 cannot tag.
  • Fixed “verify integrity of played files” option disabling HDCD & DTS decoder components.
    * It's a feature of individual decoder components; third party decoder components such as Monkey's Audio decoder must be updated separately.
  • “Add Folder” now skips over hidden files & subfolders.
  • AIFF file format tagging support.
  • Added authenticode signatures to foobar2000 binaries.
  • Added WAV & AIFF attached picture handling (beta 2).
  • Added attached picture transfer option in Converter (beta 2).
  • Support for touchscreen gesture scrolling on Windows 8 tablet devices (final).

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