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@enzo1982 enzo1982 released this Nov 26, 2020

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@enzo1982 enzo1982 released this Oct 11, 2020

Version 1.1.3 (October 2020)

  • added support for macOS 11.0 Big Sur

  • switched to using GNUdb as the default CDDB database service

  • Improvements

    • command line codec configuration now allows specifying additional arguments
    • improved detection of cue sheet encoding to support system codepage and UTF-8 without BOM
    • freaccmd now splits cue sheets to individual tracks unless an output file is specified using the -o option
    • freaccmd now supports a --split-chapters option to split files with chapter tags into individual chapters
    • added placeholder for use in output folder configuration setting, resolving to user profile folder
    • added file type associations to Linux/FreeBSD and Windows Store app, so fre:ac is offered for opening audio files
    • added audio CD association to Linux/FreeBSD and Windows Store app, so fre:ac can be started when inserting a CD
    • added an option to suppress "No entry found" messages for automatic CDDB queries
    • improved detection of sampler CDs when querying CDDB information
  • Bug fixes

    • fixed possible conversion thread hangs when using external encoders
    • fixed possible crash related to drag & drop handling on Windows
    • fixed crash when writing fields containing only whitespace to Vorbis Comment, APEv2, WMA or RIFF tags
    • fixed possible glitches in WAV/AIFF output when processing float samples outside the -1.0/+1.0 range
    • fixed possible hangs when opening WAV/AIFF files larger than 2 GB or with a broken chunk structure
    • fixed inability to open WAV/AIFF files with long paths on Windows
    • fixed writing wrong offsets to single file cue sheets when the resampling DSP filter is enabled
    • fixed writing invalid chapter offsets to Opus files with source material sample rates other than 48 kHz
    • fixed writing invalid MP3 bitstreams in rare cases in SuperFast mode
    • fixed wrong length detection for MP3 files with invalid chapter data
    • fixed parsing of cue sheets with minute/second indications missing leading zeros and/or duration longer than 99 minutes
    • fixed parsing of embedded cue sheets without FILE designations
    • fixed ripping progress for other drives stalling while one drive is ejecting
    • fixed inability to pause or stop single output file verification
    • fixed log files being archived despite disabling the corresponding option
    • fixed various issues with multi-monitor support on macOS
    • fixed user interface glitches after closing dialogs in tabbed mode on macOS
    • fixed Shift+Pos1/End shortcuts being interpreted by the joblist and edit fields at the same time
  • Updated codecs

    • switched from libav 12.3 to FFmpeg 4.3.1 for auxiliary format support
    • added support for using the Core Audio codec of iTunes 12.10.9 and later
    • updated Vorbis to version 1.3.7 (plus aoTuV b6.03 and Lancer optimizations)
    • updated Monkey's Audio to version 5.55
    • updated mpg123 to version 1.26.3
  • New translations

    • added Hindi translation
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@enzo1982 enzo1982 released this Jun 20, 2020 · 91 commits to master since this release

Version 1.1.2 (June 2020)

  • Improvements

    • scale UI to adjust to system font size by default
    • added support for theme colors and dark mode on Linux/FreeBSD
    • improved handling of maximized window state on Linux/FreeBSD and macOS
    • try to keep the selected encoder the same when upgrading from fre:ac 1.0.x
    • removed non-working option to not lock CD trays while ripping
    • stop ripping before trying to eject a disc
    • write audio data CRC to log files when ripping
    • write MD5 checksums to log files when verifying files
    • write log entries when replacing existing files
  • Bug fixes

    • fixed length of last chapter of some audio books being detected as 0:00
    • prevent interpreting numerical IDs or dates at the beginning of file names as track numbers
    • fixed a possible source of random crashes when adding files to the joblist
    • fixed possible crash when importing MP4/M4A files
    • fixed possible crash when encoding in SuperFast mode
    • fixed some graphics glitches on macOS
  • Updated codecs

    • updated Monkey's Audio to version 5.44
    • updated mpg123 to version 1.26.1
    • updated FAAD2 to version 2.9.2
    • updated CDRip to version 2.4
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@enzo1982 enzo1982 released this Apr 19, 2020

Version 1.1.1 (April 2020)

  • Improvements

    • improved file size and bitrate calculation for chapters and cue sheet tracks
    • added placeholder for use in filename patterns
    • added an optional disc ID column to the joblist
    • added an option to eject the disc after ripping to freaccmd
    • allow specifying device path instead of drive number in freaccmd
  • Bug fixes

    • fixed crash of freaccmd when querying CDDB while DISPLAY variable is not set
    • fixed ripping of first CD track in paranoia mode on Windows
    • fixed several issues creating CBR MP3 files in SuperFast mode
    • fixed calculation of track conversion speed factor in log files
  • Updated codecs

    • updated Monkey's Audio to version 5.33
    • updated WavPack to version 5.3.0
  • Updated translations

    • updated Portuguese (Brazilian) translation
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@enzo1982 enzo1982 released this Mar 29, 2020 · 160 commits to master since this release

The fre:ac 1.1 major release is now available with more than 80 new features compared to fre:ac 1.0.33.

Highlights include:

  • Availability for macOS and Linux, in addition to Windows
  • Availability of 64 bit versions for Windows and other operating systems
  • Support for dark mode on Windows and macOS
  • A reworked conversion engine with support for multi-threading and parallel processing
  • An integrated tag editor with support for cover images
  • An extension for simultaneous output to multiple formats
  • Support for new codecs including Opus, Apple Lossless, Monkey's Audio, WavPack and others
  • Support for DSP filters and lossless file verification
  • Support for multi-channel audio
  • Support for managing multiple configurations
  • Support for writing log files

The complete list of new features can be found in the release notes of the fre:ac 1.1 Beta 1 release.

Please report issues on the issue tracker or by email to support@freac.org.

Version 1.1 (March 2020)

  • Bug fixes

    • Fixed parallel processing being active for CD track reference files on Windows
    • Fixed freaccmd ejecting the CD after ripping 1 track with eject option is enabled in fre:ac
    • Fixed crash of freaccmd when DISPLAY variable is not set on Linux/FreeBSD
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@enzo1982 enzo1982 released this Mar 22, 2020 · 165 commits to master since this release

Version 1.1 RC 2 (March 2020)

  • Bug fixes

    • Fixed inability to read raw AAC files with the FAAD2 decoder
    • Fixed inability to create WMA files with long path names
    • Fixed cursor positioning and text selection in right-to-left mode
    • Fixed cursor position calculation not respecting kerning on Windows 10
  • Updated codecs

    • updated Monkey's Audio to version 5.24
  • Updated translations

    • updated Serbian translations
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@enzo1982 enzo1982 released this Mar 8, 2020 · 187 commits to master since this release

Version 1.1 RC 1 (March 2020)

  • Improvements

    • now passing float samples to LAME encoder directly if sample format is float
    • made automatic ripping work when using the single output file option
    • added options to control chapter information and cover art to freaccmd
    • handle Ctrl+C in freaccmd to clean up temporary files when aborted
    • respect colorization tint color on Windows Vista, 7 and 8/8.1
    • improved HiDPI detection on Linux/FreeBSD systems
    • log CDDB information when ripping
  • Bug fixes

    • fixed drag & drop not accepting long file paths on Windows
    • fixed file modification time stamp getting lost when output verification is active
    • fixed file creation time stamp not being preserved despite option being enabled
    • fixed freaccmd not correctly handling relative output folders
    • fixed black title bar color on Windows Vista, 7 and 8/8.1
    • fixed online updater not working
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@enzo1982 enzo1982 released this Feb 12, 2020 · 1366 commits to master since this release

Version 1.0.33 (February 2020)

  • Improvements

    • the fre:ac installer is now digitally signed
    • prepared for freedb.org shutdown on 31st March 2020
    • rip only tracks from the newly inserted disc when auto-ripping
    • do not start ripping automatically if no freedb entry is found
    • improved compatibility with ADTS AAC files
    • use high resolution icons from fre:ac 1.1 branch
  • Bug fixes

    • fixed compatibility issues with Windows 10 UTF-8 codepage setting
    • fixed hangs when trying to open some Windows Wave files
    • fixed setup not running with elevated rights on non-administrator accounts
    • fixed freaccmd issues with files without metadata
  • Updated codecs

    • upgraded FLAC to version 1.3.3
    • upgraded FAAC to version 1.30
    • upgraded FAAD2 to version 2.9.1
    • upgraded mpg123 to version 1.25.13
    • upgraded Vorbis to version 1.3.6 + aoTuV beta 6.03
    • upgraded Ogg library to version 1.3.4
  • Updated translations

    • updated Chinese (simplified), Croatian, Danish, Portuguese, Spanish (Latin American) and Ukrainian translations
    • added Bulgarian translation for the installer
    • updated Spanish user guide
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@enzo1982 enzo1982 released this Feb 9, 2020 · 222 commits to master since this release

Version 1.1 Beta 3 (February 2020)

  • Improvements

    • added support for dark mode on Windows 10
    • prepared for freedb.org shutdown on 31st March 2020
    • the fre:ac installer is now digitally signed
    • added separate Windows Wave File Output entry to encoder list
    • display current signal processing settings in status area
    • added a toolbar button to configure signal processing
    • added new tips to Tip of the Day dialog
  • Bug fixes

    • fixed compatibility issue with Windows 10 UTF-8 codepage setting
    • fixed FLAC decoding on macOS
    • fixed issues opening Opus files with a .ogg extension
    • fixed Monkey's Audio encoder not showing up in 64 bit builds
    • fixed some issues with freaccmd command line interface
  • Updated codecs

    • updated Monkey's Audio to version 5.18
  • Updated translations

    • updated Chinese (simplified) translation
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@enzo1982 enzo1982 released this Jan 12, 2020 · 251 commits to master since this release

Version 1.1 Beta 2 (January 2020)

  • Improvements

    • respect theme accent color on Windows 10
    • log names of active DSP components
    • log total duration and speed of conversions
  • Bug fixes

    • fixed an IO subsystem issue causing corrupted output files in some cases
    • fixed SuperFast LAME repacker causing glitches in output files in some cases
    • fixed gapless decoding of MP3 files created with FFmpeg
    • fixed inability to update ID3v2 and APEv2 tags in tag editor
    • fixed inability to exit application after ejecting a disc while ripping
    • fixed hangup when ejecting a disc while adding its tracks to joblist
    • fixed minimum and maximum bitrate values being mixed up in Vorbis configuration dialog
  • Updated codecs

    • updated Monkey's Audio to version 5.12
    • updated WavPack to version 5.2.0
  • Updated translations

    • updated Dutch translation
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