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Old 15th January 2008, 15:02   #1
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Winamp 5.52 Released (security patch)

Winamp 5.52 Released

Winamp 5.52 Full (English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Dutch, Polish, Swedish lang support)
Winamp 5.52 Full (US English installer)
Winamp 5.52 Pro (Intl. Pro Installer, asks for key during install)
Winamp 5.52 Pro (US English Pro installer, asks for key during install)
Winamp 5.52 Lite (basic 2.x-style mp3/cd player)

Winamp 5.52
* Improved: Better Unicode filename support for enc_*.dll audio encoders
* Improved: [ml_transcode] Unicode filename support
* Improved: [in_mp3] APEv2 tag support
* Improved: [in_flac] Support for reading/writing BPM metadata
* Improved: [nde] Optimized for faster mldb query results
* Improved: [vis_milk2] Pixel shaders now work on onboard Intel graphics chips
* Fixed: Comment field character limitation in Basic Info tab of File Editor
* Fixed: Playback Thread Priority middle setting resets to Lowest
* Fixed: [in_mp3] Ultravox streaming metadata stack overflow (Thanks: Secunia)
* Fixed: [in_mp4] Crash when attempting to play non-existent files
* Fixed: [in_vorbis] Crash when clearing existing metadata fields in File Info
* Fixed: [in_wave] Transcoding of floating point WAV files
* Fixed: [ml_transcode] Memory leaks
* Misc: More miscellaneous general tweaks and improvements
* Updated: Bento skin #118

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Notes:

Winamp 5.52, build 1800

1) Re: Fixed: [in_mp3] Ultravox streaming metadata stack overflow (Thanks: Secunia)

This minor .x release is ostensibly a security patch, which was brought ahead of our usual release schedule. New features and Known Bug fixes etc will resume as normal in the next release.

More info

Note that ALL previous versions of Winamp 5.x & 2.x / in_mp3 are affected :-)


2) Re: APEv2 tag support for MP3

Winamp/in_mp3 will only read from/write to existing APEv2 tags,
but will not create new ones from scratch.
The config items for this feature were not implemented in time for this release.
For now, you can enable/disable this feature by editing the relevant values in winamp.ini

[Nullsoft MPEG Decoder]
parse_apev2=1
write_apev2=1

1=enable
0=disable

Tag read order priority = ID3v2, APEv2, Lyrics3, ID3v1


3) 5.52 Wasabi Changes


4) Please refer to the 5.5 & 5.51 Release Notes & Known Bugs sections for more info.

-5.51 Release Notes
-5.5 Release Notes
-Known Bugs/Issues 1
-Known Bugs #2
-Common Requests

The Essentials Pack for 5.51 can still be used for 5.52
There are no updates for this release.

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Old Winamp 5.5 Beta Preview 2 thread
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