Software update: foobar2000 beta 1

The new versions of foobar2000 continue to follow each other in rapid succession and version beta 1 was released on Saturday. This popular music player can handle mp1, mp2, mp3, mp4, mpc, aac, ogg vorbis, flac and ogg flac, wavpack, wav, aiff, au, snd, cdda and wma, as well as support for Replay Gain. The player can also convert different formats to each other and the program has extensive options to adjust the tags. In addition, it is possible to change the functionality using plugins to expand further. To improve stability, specific versions of certain plugins can recently be blocked when they generate too many crash reports. The changelog of this release shows the following changes:

Changes in version

  • Matroska files are now taggable even if they don’t contain decodable audio tracks.
  • Worked-around “Open Containing Folder” command opening two windows on certain machines.
  • Added support for Multimedia Class Scheduler Service on Windows Vista and newer.
  • Various changes to make specific obscure crashes easier to analyze.
  • Updated third-party component blacklist.

Version number beta 1
Release status beta
Operating systems Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008
Website foobar2000
File size 2.93MB
License type Freeware