amaroK 1.2.1
Posted on: 03/02/2005 03:10 AM

The amaroK team announces version 1.2.1 of the amaroK audio player

Changes relative to version 1.2:

FIX: Made the Tag-Editor only operate on visible items. (BR 100268)
ADD: Database settings added to the first-run wizard.
FIX: playlist2html generates UTF-8 output now. (BR 100140)
FIX: Bitrate/length showed random values for untagged mp3 files. (BR 1002
FIX: Crash when recoding stream MetaData without CODEC selected. (BR 100077)
CHG: Show an additional "Compilations with Artist" box in ContextBrowser.
ADD: Remember collapse-state of boxes in ContextBrowser. (BR 98664)
ADD: Display an error when unable to connect to MySQL.
ADD: Konqueror Sidebar now has full drag and drop support.
CHG: Replaced "Blue Wolf" icon with Nenad Grujicic's amaroK 1.1 icon, due to legal issues.
ADD: Parameter "%score" shows the current song's score in OSD.
CHG: When you delete a song within amaroK, it gets removed from the Collection automatically.
FIX: Directory column in the playlist was eating the first letter.
ADD: New DCOP call "playlist: setStopAfterCurrent(bool)". (BR 99944)
FIX: Coverfetcher: Do not crash when no cover was found. (BR 99942)
FIX: Support for was broken.
CHG: Toolbar items reordered for optimal usability, as suggested by Aaron "Tom Green" Seigo.
FIX: Show covers for albums containing chars '#' or '?'. (BR 96971 99780)
ADD: Help file for the playlist2html script.
ADD: New DCOP call "playlist: int getActiveIndex()".
ADD: New DCOP call "playlist: playByIndex(int)".
CHG: Upgraded internal SQLite database to 3.1.3.
FIX: Update the database after editing tags in playlist. (BR 99593)
ADD: New DCOP function "player: trackPlayCounter". (BR 99575)
ADD: .ram playlist support with code from Kaffeine. (BR 96101)
FIX: amaroK can now determine the correct track-length even for formats unknown to TagLib. Makes it possible to seek e.g. in m4a tracks.
ADD: Can now pick from multiple Musicbrainz results. Patch from Jonathan Halcrow lt;gte899j@prism.gatech.edugt;. (BR 89701)
ADD: May now set a custom cover on multiple albums in the Cover-Manager.
ADD: Support relative path of tracks in writing playlists. (BR 91053)
FIX: Don't inline-edit tags for the whole playlist's selection.
FIX: Fix "Recode Tags" crash issues. (BR 95041)
ADD: "Set Custom Cover" can fetch remote images. (BR 90499)

The amaroK team

amaroK is a soundsystem-independent audio-player for *nix. Its interface uses a powerful "browser" metaphor that allows you to create playlists that make the most of your music collection. We have a fast development-cycle and super-happy users. We also provide pensions and other employment-benefits.

"Easily the best media-player for Linux at the moment. Install it now!"
- Linux Format Magazine

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