Slim Devices has released a new version of Squeezecenter. This program is required to control a Squeezebox Classic, Duet or Boom. With these devices it is possible to listen to internet radio and to play music files in various compressed and uncompressed formats. More information about the various Squeezebox devices can be found on this page are being found. Squeezecenter is released under an open source license and is available for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. Below are the key changes made in this release:
- Over 30 bugs detracting from the enjoyment of playing music with a Duet have been fixed. See Squeezebox Controller section below for details.
- SqueezeCenter now includes built-in support for iTunes/AAC files, and AAC/AAC+ Internet radio streams. No support for these radio streams if player connected directly to SqueezeNetwork.
- Allows playing of iTunes/AAC files on Linux-based computers. Previously supported only if user made custom changes.
- Database rescan by user NOT required to enable support on Windows, Mac or Linux systems. Just play these tracks normally.
- Includes support for Classical.com, Mediafly, and Napster services in SqueezeCenter. Squeezebox customers can get special free trial accounts. Log into SqueezeNetwork and go to the Accounts tab.
- Classical.com and Mediafly are available worldwide
- Napster for Squeezebox is available in Canada, Germany, United Kingdom, and United States
- Player firmware supports Ogg Vorbis streams (64kbit/s and greater). For a directory of Vorbis streams, check out xiph.org.
- Software Versions
- SqueezeCenter: 27044
- Squeezebox 2 and 3: 127
- Transporter: 77
- Receiver: 62
- Boom: 47
- Controller: 6038
|Operating systems||Windows 2000, Linux, Windows XP, macOS, Windows Vista|