Old 28th October 2003, 21:54   #1
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Winamp 5.0 Beta 2 Released

Go get Release Candidate 8, it rocks more

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Betanews with download
FAQ (including new Winamp Pro Section)
Discussion

Winamp 5.0 upgrades and installs over Winamp 2.x
Do NOT install in the same dir as Winamp3 (this is a separate product/player)

Please read the following threads first:

Winamp 5 Wishlist forum
Sticky: Official Winamp 5.0 Wishlist

Winamp 2 Bug Reports forum
Sticky: Known Winamp 5.0 Beta Bugs
Sticky: Put ALL Winamp 5.0 Bugs in Here!

Winamp 2 Discussions forum
Sticky: The Winamp5 Development FAQ
Sticky: Winamp5 Beta 2

Winamp3 Discussions forum
Sticky: Winamp 2.9, Winamp3, and the future

Re: AAC/MP4/M4P (Winamp 5 vs iTunes)
search first
AAC/MP4
M4P

Changelog:
Winamp 5.0beta2 10/23/03:
* modern skin updates :
- new skin drop
- woo francis owns, and fixed keyboard bugs
- fixed alt+f4 from video wnd & pledit
- fixed resizing cursor in popups
- fixed add to library parenting window to main window rather than to library
- fixed switching to vis while video is playing
- added checkmarks to scale/opacity menu
- fixed avs fullscreen complaint when video is there hanging
- fixed resizerect docking to viewport for snapAdjusted wnds
- fixed slowdowns loading big playlists in mmd3
- added redock after drawer open/close
- gave modern skin default positions for main wnd/pledit/library
- added popup menu on song title text
- fixed how menus would overlap menubar buttons when skin was at the bottom of the screen
- added "animate config drawer" in skin option menus
- fixed saving/restoring of classic main window and eq status, and classic pledit windowshade and size
- fixed showing classic skins at startup when loading modern skin
- even newer skin drop
- added "temporary" to scale menu so that this locked scale thing is a bit more obvious
- added "pe_info" xml text display string for pledit selected/total length (not yet in skin)
- added dsound ipc for crossfader buttons/sliders support
- added vis menu action ("vis_menu"), made modern skin's button configurable (menu/config)
- added localization support in gen_ff
- added bitmap font override to ttf, added pref page with font list & scale overide
- added altfont, altsize, altcolor, altprettymucheverything for text objects, so that
skinners can make their skins ttf friendly, added "use alternate fonts" in fonts pref tab
- added checkbox for using operating system font rendering
- gave a few fontsizes to bitmapfont text objects so overrides aren't all the same size
- fixed crashbugs when not finding ttf fonts
- fixed empty playlist when starting with previously windowshaded playlist in classic mode but no xnf data
- fixed crash when trying to update stuff while switching skin
- fixed crossfader time going back to 0
- added right to left ttf rendering
- fixed layouts jumping on the screen when changing truetype font override
- updated to freetype 2.1.5, fixes crash, #ifdefed out some unused stuff from it
- fixed ctrl+w + alt+g guru
- fixed alt+tab while resizing player
- fixed player leaving a resize trail when aborting resize above autorefresh-on-alt+tab windows
- removed small kerning hack due to freetype 2.1.5 having much better native kerning
- fixed equalizer xnf entry getting duplicated over and over
- fixed small leak in font loader
- fixed font engine not reloading a ttf font after switching to win32 font renderer and back (and thus, using the override font, which also serves as fallback)
- adjusted some ttf rendering paddings
- added ability to not override bitmap font with ttf or use altfont on 7-bits character strings
- fixed disabled widgets states
- fixed typo in about box
- added ctrl+tab / ctrl+shift+tab to cycle thru windows
* made playlist showing deferred so startups looked cleaner with modern skins
* fixed crash on skindir change in prefs
* added "adding to burner" status window when using sendto/drag&drop to burner, for reassuring
status
* added rescan in background menu item to library menu
* added "add folder in background" checkbox to "add folder" in library
* added scan on startup library option
* christophe's now playing updates
* fixed manual playlist advance w/ repeat
* fixed CD burning view and skin switching bug
* fixed burning when WAV writer is configured to not write WAV headers
* switched to new Gracenote ID
* fixed "return" key in ml's info editor
* added left mouse click on disabled edit boxes in ml's info editor
* better burning error handling (shows the burning status window to easily view the error)
* better mini-info-viewer when no internet handling
* made winamp's open directory recurse checkbox nicer looking
* avs doubleclick (fullscreen vs config) option in fullscreen options
* avs alt+f4 closes winamp instead of loading preset
* milkdrop config while running now shows help
* added new avs default presets
* fixed installer dual-winamp-launch bug
* fixed gen_ml bg scanning error problem
* optional screensaver disabling for video, fullscreen or not. now with optional mode that works
even if winamp is not active.
* slight avs window reorganization
* made modern skin extracted by default, for speed
* improved config dialogs for aac/mp3
* made info viewer activated by button instead of slider
* made internet radio/tv page handle resize better (search doesnt get screwed on small windows)
* cleaned up some labeling places
* cleaned up ripping and burning UIs more
* fixed library prefs radio buttons
* added Gracenote TUID retrieval in "Now Playing" tab in ML
* cleaned up ML playlist editor buttons, added burn button
* added wait for blank media dialogs for burning
* made bookmarks support drag&drop more and sendto.
* made it so you can't remove/rename modern skin
* added option to add burned CDs to local CD DB


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In the next version we will have ratings, playcounts and a play history in the ML!!

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