Software Update: Subsonic 5.2

Version 5.2 of Subsonic has been released. Subsonic is an open source and cross-platform media streamer that can stream music and videos both inside and outside its own home network and to several users at the same time. The media can be accessed via a web browser on the computer and there are also apps for Android, iOS and Windows Phone, among others. New in version 5.2 includes support for Sonos† The complete changelog looks like this:

Subsonic 5.2


  • Added option to save/load current play queue, including current song and position.
  • Bundle Java 8 JRE with Mac installer.
  • Use Java 8 for Windows installer.

bug fix:

  • Fixed bug in Settings > Users that occurred with Java 8.
  • Fixed broken global shuffle play in Sonos.
  • Make scrubbing work for Sonos.


  • Added savePlayQueue, getPlayQueue.

Subsonic 5.2.beta1


  • Sonos integration. Use Subsonic as a music service in Sonos.
  • Media folder access management. Configure which folders each user is allowed to access.
  • Use 192 instead of 128 kbps as default bitrate when transcoding.
  • Updated year list in More > Shuffle play.

bug fix:

  • Avoid duplicates in random album/song lists.


  • Support for administering folder access (createUser, updateUser, getUser, getUsers).
  • Added musicFolderId parameter to getAlbumList2, getSongsByGenre, getStarred, getStarred2, search2, search3.


  • Added debug logging to sql queries that takes more than two seconds.
  • Only log debug if beta.

Version number 5.2
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Android, Linux, Windows XP, macOS, Windows Vista, iOS, Windows Phone, Windows 8, Windows 10
Website Subsonic
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License type GPL