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Old 26th January 2002, 17:44   #1
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Mp3 songs in hebrew not playing in winamp 2.78 & Win XP home

I installed winamp 2.78 on my new laptop working on Windows XP home edition- Hebrew enabled.
When trying to add hebrew mp3 songs to the play list the titles appear as question marks & won't play.
On windows media player there is no problem.
Also on my desktop with the same system it works OK.
Any suggestions?
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Old 26th January 2002, 18:50   #2
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Sounds to me like Winamp doesn't have international text capabilities. I'm not sure if there is a fix for this or not. Hopefully someone else will know,

By the way, have you tried them in Winamp 3? I'm just wondering if they will work there.

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Old 26th January 2002, 19:03   #3
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Bug Reports Forum -> Sticky: Why Not Unicode

From: TSGH -> Useful Links

Support for multi-language / international Unicode fonts in filenames & tags:
Tixoft Font Plug 11
http://forums.winamp.com/showthread.php?threadid=60931 (Tixoft Plugin + international fonts)
http://forums.winamp.com/showthread.php?threadid=58969 (more of the same)
http://forums.winamp.com/showthread.php?threadid=51293 (general workarounds/fixes)
http://forums.winamp.com/showthread.php?threadid=60931 (Regional Control Panel fix)
http://forums.winamp.com/showthread.php?threadid=61102 (Proof it works for some)
http://forums.winamp.com/showthread.php?threadid=66174 (Proof it works for more)
http://forums.winamp.com/showthread.php?threadid=70462 (view attachment)


Happy reading!

btw, don't use WinXP ID3 Editor to edit ID3 tags.
Use Winamp's internal editor (Alt+3) for full compatibility.

Or try a mass tagger program instead.

Links & tips on ID3v1 & ID3v2 tags
http://forums.winamp.com/showthread.php?threadid=64962
http://forums.winamp.com/showthread.php?threadid=21147
http://forums.winamp.com/showthread.php?threadid=50227


From TSGH thread (first ID3 link)
Winamp does not support Unicode characters in ID3v2 Tags, as made by WindowsXP (ref)
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Old 10th December 2005, 01:15   #4
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I don't know how to install Tixoft Font Plug 11...
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Old 10th February 2016, 02:37   #5
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Thanks for sharing..it Work great
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