Software update: moOde audio player 7.3.0

Version 7.2.1 of moOde audio player has been released. This program turns a Raspberry Pi into a comprehensive music center and can play music files stored on the local network, from internet radio stations and from various streaming services. The player can be controlled via a web browser or mobile device and it supports a large number of dacs, so that the music can also be played in high quality. The changelog for this release looks like this:

New features

  • ALSA output modes including Default (plughw) and Direct (hw)
  • Volume normalization and format options for librespot

Updates

  • Bump to MPD 0.22.8
  • Bump to librespot 0.2.0
  • Bump to CamillaDSP 0.5.2, GUI 0.4.1, Backend 0.7.1, Plot 0.5.3
  • Simplify ALSA framework
  • Add verbose debug option to CamillaDSP
  • Run updMpdConf() after in-place update
  • Improve method for updating currentsong.txt
  • Option to turn off Now-playing (EQ bars) icon
  • Option to turn off CoverView Playbar
  • Enable rpi-cirrus-wm5102.dtbo to show in DT overlay list
  • Route Bluetooth through ALSA framework
  • Load i2c-dev at boot time via /etc/modules
  • Set theme-color meta element in header to Theme color
  • Add Output chain and Loopback state to Audio info
  • Improve how MPD Config changes are processed
  • Drop Max USB current (not applicable anymore)
  • BlueZ Config when change to Local, disconnect device

Bug fixes

  • Missing “Roonbridge Active” in currentsong.txt
  • Currentsong.txt truncated at startup
  • Airplay, Spotify renderers crash when ALSA Loopback On
  • DSP confs break when audioout set to Bluetooth
  • Station Home page field not in Audio info
  • Wlan0 power save not disabled during startup for Pi-Zero W
  • Instability in libcurl3 shipped with RaspiOS Buster
  • Permissions on shairport-sync debug log
  • Missing -u option in shairport-sync logging
  • CamillaDSP and 64-bit kernel showing for 32-bit only Pis
  • WiFi/BT options missing from System config for Zero W
  • Display wakes when USB DAC disconnected if Wake on play ON
  • CamillaDSP Config back link handling

Camilla DSP updates:

  • Wave files are now supported for convolution. No need any more to convert to raw files (camilladsp 5.1+)
  • The moOde quick convolution interface is updated to support wave files.
  • The files tab on the camillagui is only shown in Expert Mode.
  • CamillaDSP now uses ALSA plughw instead of hw as output.
  • With some filters you can choose it you want to use Q or bandwidth (camilladsp 5.2+)
  • Improved feedback about the configuration errors (camilladsp 5.0+)
  • See more info about the 0.5+ release here.

This release is based on RaspiOS Buster Lite 10.6 (2020-12-02) and Linux kernel 5.4.77 build #1371.

Version number 7.3.0
Release status Final
Operating systems Linux
Website moOde audio
Download https://moodeaudio.org/#download
License type GPL
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