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    dBpoweramp R17 [Windows] Beta

    To install R17 Beta, if have a registered version, install over the top of the existing version without first uninstalling to maintain registration status during the beta.

    Download:

    <Now released>

    60MB


    Please direct all discussions here:

    https://forum.dbpoweramp.com/showthr...306*post194306


    Change Log:

    Minimum supported Windows: Vista (XP no longer supported)
    m4a grup tag renamed to @grp as it was causing issues for iTunes
    ID3v2 COMM tag, now works again for iTunes
    FLAC updated to 1.3.3
    CD Ripper - art menu redesigned, new Add Additional Art menu, default actions replace main art
    CD Ripper - art added from files, if PNG then left as PNG. New option in Metadata options 'Store Scanned Art as PNG'
    CD Ripper - default allowed maximum album art size is now 1000x1000 and 750KB
    CD Ripper - naming box shows <not required for encoder> for encoders such as multi-encoder
    CD Ripper - CD Text and ISRC metadata takes preference over other providers
    CD Ripper - custom ID Tags are applied now if on manual metadata review a specific provider is chosen
    CD Ripper - default naming changed to
    CD Ripper - default secure log saved to [rippedtopath]\Secure Ripping Log.txt
    Music Converter - output to box shows <not required for encoder> for encoders such as multi-encoder
    ID Tag Editor - popup suggestion now appears 1/3 to the right of the box, so as not to get in way
    ID Tag Editor - resizing auto sizes the edit box
    ID Tag Editor - can drag and drop art on id tag editor
    ID Tag editor - supports embedding PNG album art, also resizing existing PNG stays as PNG
    ID Tag editor - buttons could overlap at certain resolutions
    Codec Update - Opus 1.3.1
    Codec Update - m4a FDK updated to v2
    Encoders added as standard: Opus, m4a AAC, m4b, Monkeys Audio (v4.81), WMA 10, Wavpack
    Decoders added as standard: DSD, Speex, Ogg Vorbis, Musepack
    [album][]\[MAXLENGTH]80,[track] [artist] - [title][]
    New explorer right click option 'Quick Convert' which invokes the converter without showing the options page
    Network share reliability fixes
    Support for artist in m3u playlist
    Opus files in .ogg now supported
    Music Converter - can handle 64 cores
    Music Converter - will use 100% of CPU capacity by default (around 20% faster encoding on a 4 core system)
    All programs - added a crash reporter
    CD Ripper & Music Converter handle [Multi-Encoder] internally, this allows file overwrite and proper CPU resource allocation
    CD Ripper & Batch Converter: if screen resolution changes and is showing maximized or too big for screen, then make maximized again
    DSD - shows 1 bit and dsd frequency in dBpoweramp Popup Info & Audio Properties page
    Bug Fix: Ogg Decoder - fixed issue where ogg-flac would trigger a memory error
    Bug Fix: RunIDTagsThroughDSPEffects possibly altering origfilename etc
    Bug Fix: All programs - if taskbar is set to hidden, maximizing (CD Ripper, or Batch Converter) would stop it appearing
    All Programs Graphics upgraded to be independant of display resolution
    dBpoweramp Control Centre: Tests if Windows defender is limiting access to the system and warns
    High quality SSRC (frequency resampler) enabled for all frequency conversions
    Right Click >> Edit ID Tags option in art menu to resize existing art to a maximum KB size
    Added a new Screen Reader Option in Control Centre to enable non-graphical buttons
    Bug Fix: Replaygain now writes iTuneNORM which is compatible with the latest iTunes
    Added DSD Encoder
    CD Ripper: added de-emphasis option to CD ripper, and DSP effect for music converter
    CD Ripper: when add technical column, track listing is refreshed
    CD Ripper: displays on info page the AccurateRip status icon
    CD Ripper: Added manual metadata search form, auto shown if disc has no metadata
    bug fix: musicbrainz was not always looking up discs
    Converter + Tag Editor: if select all files in a folder, right click, convert to or edit id tags, any non audio files are excluded
    bug fix: ID Tag processing does not export folder.jpg when doing filename check (dmc or multi-encoder)
    Naming added [GROUP] so for example if an artist was 'Drake' and [group]4,[artist][] would generate 'a-d' the first letter of the tag is used and number signifies the letters to group together, 2 would be a-b c-d e-f
    Naming added [SPLIT] for exmaple artist was 'A1/A2/A3/A4' [split]/,[artist],2[] would return 'A2' to split on comma enter [split],[artist],2[]
    Naming updated [REPLACE] can replace with , or search , buy setting a blank entry: [REPLACE],@,[artist][] would replace , with @
    CD Ripper: Added Style to toolbar
    New conversion option: substitute Unicode spaces and remove leading or ending spaces in tags - there are various non-standard unicode space characters (such as thin space), these will be replaced with a standard space. Also white spaces at the start or end of tags are removed.
    CD Ripper: shows which metadata providers are remaining on lookup
    Control Centre can exclude popup info tips, and right click 'Convert To', for set file types
    Bug Fix: Thumbnail and Property Handler exclusions were not working
    AAC Decoder better able to read non-standard files
    All programs better handle High Contrast Theme
    Batch Converter when generating conversion list shows the number of files already discovered
    Bug Fix: Batch Converter was reading file metadata, even if no filtering was in place
    Batch Converter added new profile option to not store file selections with a profile (only Extension exclusions and later in music converter DSPs and Encoder auto selected)
    CD Ripper - Album title shown on title bar when ripping
    mp3 lame encoder supports 64 bit float source
    m4a FDK supports 64 bit float source
    Popup info: if a zero byte file then says so
    Updated naming dlg for Move File On Error DSP effect
    Bug Fix: Opus tag reader could crash on malformed tags
    batch converter added filter on date - last week, yesterday, last month, last year
    Added new Apple Core Audio Format (CAF) decoder
    batch converter lists correct frequency and bits for DSD
    Edit ID Tags >> Art Menu >> Added 2000x2000, 1800x1800, 1600x1600, 1400x1400, 1200x1200 options
    Bug Fix: Edit ID Tags removed small white line in album art
    Regression fix: Multi-encoder works with conditional encode for sub-encoders
    CD Ripper: HDCD detection for technical column improved
    dbpoweramp implemented own freedb server to combat the retiring of the old freedb.org
    CD Ripper: Album art improvements: discogs art, PerfectTUNES art priority
    Menu check marks larger on higher dpi screens
    Fixes bug in various Window Managers (such as total commander) which do not follow Windows API specification
    CD Ripper: Improved drive speed detection
    CD Ripper: Manual Metadata review, added replace text option (replace fixed string value in all metadata)
    Added option in configuration to hide specific unused encoders
    Multi Encoder, allows sub encoders to be utility codecs
    Codec Update Wavpack to 5.2
    bug fix: cd ripper - if reading previously ripped disc metadata from db cache would not set compilation check based on last time
    New DSP effect: speed up, slow down
    Popup Info: rating range shown 0-10 range same as ID Tag editor
    Utility codecs [ID Tag Update] and [Replaygain] included as stanard
    ID Tag Processing: option to set multi artist to '; ' for non multi-artist aware programs now works with Artist Sort and Album Artist Sort
    Last edited by Spoon; 04-12-2020 at 05:27 PM.

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    Re: dBpoweramp R17 [Windows] Beta

    Updated 22nd November 2019

    All Programs Graphics upgraded to be independant of display resolution
    dBpoweramp Control Centre: Tests if Windows defender is limiting access to the system and warns
    High quality SSRC (frequency resampler) enabled for all frequency conversions
    Right Click >> Edit ID Tags option in art menu to resize existing art to a maximum KB size
    Added a new Screen Reader Option in Control Centre to enable non-graphical buttons

    regression fix: Replaygain utility codec would not work
    Last edited by Spoon; 11-22-2019 at 10:45 AM.

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    Re: dBpoweramp R17 [Windows] Beta

    Updated 25th November 2019: Beta 2

    Bug Fix: Replaygain now writes iTuneNORM which is compatible with the latest iTunes

    regression fix: was not showing info log after ripping secure (if the option add secure to info log was selected)
    regression fix: if rip to Test Conversion, was appending log to log and growing it exponentially

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    Re: dBpoweramp R17 [Windows] Beta

    Updated 29th November 2019: Beta 3

    Added DSD Encoder
    CD Ripper: added de-emphasis option to CD ripper, and DSP effect for music converter
    CD Ripper: when add technical column, track listing is refreshed

    regression fix: was not showing info log after ripping secure (if the option add secure to info log was selected)
    regression fix: if rip to Test Conversion, was appending log to log and growing it exponentially

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    Re: dBpoweramp R17 [Windows] Beta

    9th December 2019

    CD Ripper: displays on info page the AccurateRip status icon
    CD Ripper: Added manual metadata search form, auto shown if disc has no metadata
    bug fix: musicbrainz was not always looking up discs
    Converter + Tag Editor: if select all files in a folder, right click, convert to or edit id tags, any non audio files are excluded
    bug fix: ID Tag processing does not export folder.jpg when doing filename check (dmc or multi-encoder)

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    Re: dBpoweramp R17 [Windows] Beta

    18th December 2019 - Beta 5

    Naming added [GROUP] so for example if an artist was 'Drake' and [group]4,[artist][] would generate 'a-d' the first letter of the tag is used and number signifies the letters to group together, 2 would be a-b c-d e-f
    Naming added [SPLIT] for exmaple artist was 'A1/A2/A3/A4' [split]/,[artist],2[] would return 'A2' to split on comma enter [split],[artist],2[]
    Naming updated [REPLACE] can replace with , or search , buy setting a blank entry: [REPLACE],@,[artist][] would replace , with @
    CD Ripper: Added Style to toolbar
    New conversion option: substitute Unicode spaces and remove leading or ending spaces in tags - there are various non-standard unicode space characters (such as thin space), these will be replaced with a standard space. Also white spaces at the start or end of tags are removed.
    CD Ripper: shows which metadata providers are remaining on lookup
    Control Centre can exclude popup info tips, and right click 'Convert To', for set file types
    Bug Fix: Thumbnail and Property Handler exclusions were not working

    regression fix: ID Tag Property page was not listing files
    regression fix: core converter could crash on frequency conversion

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    Re: dBpoweramp R17 [Windows] Beta

    29th January - beta 6

    AAC Decoder better able to read non-standard files
    All programs better handle High Contrast Theme
    Batch Converter when generating conversion list shows the number of files already discovered
    Bug Fix: Batch Converter was reading file metadata, even if no filtering was in place
    Batch Converter added new profile option to not store file selections with a profile (only Extension exclusions and later in music converter DSPs and Encoder auto selected)
    CD Ripper - Album title shown on title bar when ripping
    mp3 lame encoder supports 64 bit float source
    m4a FDK supports 64 bit float source
    Popup info: if a zero byte file then says so
    Updated naming dlg for Move File On Error DSP effect
    Bug Fix: Opus tag reader could crash on malformed tags
    batch converter added filter on date - last week, yesterday, last month, last year
    Added new Apple Core Audio Format (CAF) decoder
    batch converter lists correct frequency and bits for DSD
    Edit ID Tags >> Art Menu >> Added 2000x2000, 1800x1800, 1600x1600, 1400x1400, 1200x1200 options
    Bug Fix: Edit ID Tags removed small white line in album art
    CD Ripper: HDCD detection for technical column improved
    dbpoweramp implemented own freedb server to combat the retiring of the old freedb.org
    CD Ripper: Album art improvements: discogs art, PerfectTUNES art priority
    Menu check marks larger on higher dpi screens
    Fixes bug in various Window Managers (such as total commander) which do not follow Windows API specification

    Regression fix: Multi-encoder works with conditional encode for sub-encoders
    regression fix: manual metadata search could return as Hidden Track One Audio
    regression fix: manual search could add two discs as one

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    Re: dBpoweramp R17 [Windows] Beta

    Beta 7

    Milestone: R17 is now code complete and code is frozen (except for possible issues), full release ASAP.

    CD Ripper: Improved drive speed detection
    CD Ripper: Manual Metadata review, added replace text option (replace fixed string value in all metadata)
    Added option in configuration to hide specific unused encoders
    Multi Encoder, allows sub encoders to be utility codecs
    Codec Update Wavpack to 5.2
    bug fix: cd ripper - if reading previously ripped disc metadata from db cache would not set compilation check based on last time
    New DSP effect: speed up, slow down
    Popup Info: rating range shown 0-10 range same as ID Tag editor
    Utility codecs [ID Tag Update] and [Replaygain] included as standard
    ID Tag Processing: option to set multi artist to '; ' for non multi-artist aware programs now works with Artist Sort and Album Artist Sort

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    Re: dBpoweramp R17 [Windows] Beta

    Now released

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