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{{title|foobar2000}}
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{{Software Infobox|
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|name                = foobar2000
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|logo                = [[Image:foobar2000 Logo.png|48px]]
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<div style="font-size: 24px; border: 0px; font-weight: normal; padding-left: 5px; margin: 0px;">[[Image:foobar2000 Logo.png]] the foobar2000 wiki</div>
|screenshot          = [[Image:Foobar2000-1.0-default-ui.png|250px]]
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|caption              = Screenshot of foobar2000 v1.0 using the default user interface
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|developer            = Peter Pawlowski
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'''foobar2000''' is an advanced freeware audio player for the Windows platform. Some of the basic features include full unicode support, ReplayGain support and native support for several popular audio formats.
|released            = {{start date and age|2002|12|20}}<ref>{{ha|https://hydrogenaud.io/index.php/topic,4997.0.html|Official Foobar2000 site & Foobar2000 0.3 & SDK!}}</ref>
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|stable_release      = 1.5<ref>{{foobar2000|http://www.foobar2000.org/download|Download foobar2000 for Windows}}</ref>
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|stable_release_date  = 2019-11-29
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'''The latest stable version is:''' [http://www.foobar2000.org/download v1.0.2.1]
|preview_release      = 1.5 beta 21
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|preview_release_date = 2019-11-12
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</div>
|operating_system    = Windows
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|use                  = Media Player
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|license              = Proprietary, BSD
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|website              = [http://www.foobar2000.org/ foobar2000.org]
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}}
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'''foobar2000''' is an advanced freeware audio player for the Windows platform. Some of the basic features include full Unicode support, [[ReplayGain]] support and native support for several popular audio formats.
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== Platforms ==
 
== Platforms ==
  
foobar2000 has been written specifically for the Windows platform, and there are no plans to port it to any others. However, although not officially supported, it is known to run on [http://www.hydrogenaudio.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=54933 Linux] and [http://www.hydrogenaudio.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=77261 Mac OS X] through Wine and WineBottler, respectively. Also there is an [https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/foobar2000 Arch Linux native package] maintained by a community member.
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foobar2000 has been written specifically for the Windows platform and there are no plans to port it to any others. However, while not officially supported, it is known to run on [http://www.hydrogenaudio.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=54933 Linux] and [http://www.hydrogenaudio.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=77261 Mac OS X] through Wine and WineBottler, respectively.
  
 
== Features ==
 
== Features ==
 
* Powerful open component architecture allowing third-party developers to extend functionality of the player, including the ability to fully replace the user interface.
 
* Powerful open component architecture allowing third-party developers to extend functionality of the player, including the ability to fully replace the user interface.
 
* Full Unicode support: File names, user interface, tagging, etc.
 
* Full Unicode support: File names, user interface, tagging, etc.
* [[ReplayGain]] support: Both playback and writing ReplayGain information to file tags.
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* [[Replay Gain]] support: Both playback and writing ReplayGain information to file tags.
* [[Gapless playback]].
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* [[Gapless]] playback.
 
* Advanced [[tagging]] capabilities - through built-in [[foobar2000:Properties|Properties dialog]] and various optional tagging-related components.
 
* Advanced [[tagging]] capabilities - through built-in [[foobar2000:Properties|Properties dialog]] and various optional tagging-related components.
 
* Built-in [[foobar2000:Preferences:Media Library|Media Library]] functionality.
 
* Built-in [[foobar2000:Preferences:Media Library|Media Library]] functionality.
 
** Intuitive [[foobar2000:Query syntax|query syntax]] for searching the Media Library.
 
** Intuitive [[foobar2000:Query syntax|query syntax]] for searching the Media Library.
** Autoplaylist support: Generate dynamically updating playlists based on queries.
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** [[foobar2000:Autoplaylist|Autoplaylist]] support: Generate dynamically updating playlists based on queries.
 
* [[foobar2000:Preferences:General:Keyboard Shortcuts|Customizable keyboard shortcuts]].
 
* [[foobar2000:Preferences:General:Keyboard Shortcuts|Customizable keyboard shortcuts]].
* Support for [[transcoding]] all supported audio formats using the [[Foobar2000:Converter|Converter component]] (requires external command-line encoder executables for different output formats).
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* Support for transcoding all supported audio formats using the [[Foobar2000:Converter|Converter component]] (requires external commandline encoder executables for different output formats).
 
* [[Secure_ripping|Secure]] [[foobar2000:Ripping CDs|CD ripping]].
 
* [[Secure_ripping|Secure]] [[foobar2000:Ripping CDs|CD ripping]].
 
* Streaming support.
 
* Streaming support.
 
* Efficient handling of large playlists.
 
* Efficient handling of large playlists.
 
* [[foobar2000:Components/Default_user_interface_%28foo_ui_std%29|User interface]] with simple configuration to create even complex layouts quickly and easily.
 
* [[foobar2000:Components/Default_user_interface_%28foo_ui_std%29|User interface]] with simple configuration to create even complex layouts quickly and easily.
* Highly customizable display of track information using [[foobar2000:Titleformat_Introduction|title formatting scripts]].
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* Highly customizable display of track information using [[foobar2000:Titleformat_Introduction|title formating scripts]].
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== Supported Audio Formats ==
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Native Support ("out-of-the-box"):
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* [[MP1]], [[MP2]], [[MP3]], [[MP4]], [[Musepack]], [[AAC]], [[Ogg Vorbis]], [[FLAC]] / Ogg FLAC, [[Speex]], [[WavPack]], [[WAV]], [[AIFF]], [[AU|AU/SND]], [[CDDA]], [[WMA]], [[Matroska]].
  
==Supported audio formats==
 
Natively supported ("out-of-the-box"):
 
* [[MP1]], [[MP2]], [[MP3]], [[MP4]], [[Musepack]], [[AAC]], [[Ogg Vorbis]], [[FLAC]] / Ogg FLAC, [[Speex]], [[WavPack]], [[WAV]], [[AIFF]], [[AU|AU/SND]], [[CDDA]], [[WMA]], [[Matroska]], [[ALAC]], [[MMS]], [[RSTP]], [[Opus]].
 
 
Supported through optional components:
 
Supported through optional components:
* [[TTA]], [[Monkey's Audio]], [[MOD]], [[SPC]], [[Shorten]], [[OptimFROG]], [[AC3]], [[DTS]], [[PSF]], [[NSF]], [[XID]], [[XA]], [[TAK]], [[AMR]], ''etc.''
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* [[TTA]], [[Monkey's Audio]], [[ALAC]], [[MOD]], [[SPC]], [[Shorten]], [[OptimFROG]], [[AC3]], [[DTS]], [[PSF]], [[NSF]], [[XID]], [[XA]], [[MMS]], [[RSTP]], [[TAK]], [[AMR]], etc.
  
In addition, foobar2000 can also play audio files within ZIP and RAR archives (typically compressed) directly, ''i.e.'' without requiring the user to extract the files first. More archive formats are supported ''via'' additional components: [http://www.foobar2000.org/components/view/foo_unpack_lha LHA/LZH], [http://www.foobar2000.org/components/view/foo_unpack_7z 7-Zip], [http://kode54.foobar2000.org/ JMA]
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In addition, foobar2000 can also play music directly from compressed ZIP and without requiring the user to extract the files prior to playing. More archive formats supported through additional components: [http://kode54.foobar2000.org/ JMA], [http://kode54.foobar2000.org/ LHA].
  
 
== Using foobar2000 ==
 
== Using foobar2000 ==
 
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* [http://www.foobar2000.org/FAQ foobar2000 FAQ]
=== Important pages ===
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* [[foobar2000:components|foobar2000 Components]]
* {{foobar2000|http://www.foobar2000.org/FAQ|foobar2000 FAQ}}
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* [[foobar2000:Directories|foobar2000 Directories]]
* [[foobar2000:components|foobar2000 components]]
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* [[foobar2000:Encouraged Tag Standards|foobar2000 Encouraged Tag Standards]]
* [[foobar2000:Encouraged Tag Standards|foobar2000 encouraged tag standards]]
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* [[foobar2000:FAQ|foobar2000 FAQ (unofficial)]]
 
* [[foobar2000:FAQ|foobar2000 FAQ (unofficial)]]
* [[:Category:Foobar2000_Guides|foobar2000 guides (category)]]
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* [http://wiki.hydrogenaudio.org/index.php?title=Category:Foobar2000_Guides foobar2000 Guides (category)]
* [[:Category:Foobar2000_Preferences|foobar2000 preferences (category)]]
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* [http://wiki.hydrogenaudio.org/index.php?title=Category:Foobar2000_Preferences foobar2000 Preferences (category)]
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=== Technical Information ===
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* [[foobar2000:ID3 Tag Mapping|ID3 Tag Mapping]]
  
=== Specific guides ===
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=== Specific Guides ===
 
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* [[foobar2000:Preferences|Preferences Dialog]]
'''Preferences'''
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* [[foobar2000:Preferences|Preferences dialog]]
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'''Metadata'''
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* [[foobar2000:Properties|Tag editing: the Properties dialog]]
 
* [[foobar2000:Properties|Tag editing: the Properties dialog]]
* [[foobar2000:Query syntax|Query Syntax]]: details of Syntax for querying metadata.
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* [[foobar2000:Titleformat Introduction|Introduction to titleformat scripts]]
 
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* [[foobar2000:Titleformat Reference|Titleformat Reference]] - Quick-Reference for fields and functions
'''Title formatting'''
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* [[foobar2000:Query syntax|Query Syntax]] - Details of Syntax for querying metadata.
* [[foobar2000:Title Formatting Introduction|Introduction to titleformat scripts]]
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* [[foobar2000:File operations|File operations dialog]] - Move, copy, rename, and delete files from within foobar2000
* [[foobar2000:Title Formatting Reference|Titleformat Reference]]: reference guide to all fields and functions
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* [[foobar2000:Commandline Guide|Commandline Usage]]
* [[foobar2000:Titleformat Examples|Titleformat Examples]]: user-submitted code for various purposes; submit your own!
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'''Others'''
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* [[foobar2000:File operations|File operations dialog]]: move, copy, rename, and delete files from within foobar2000
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* [[foobar2000:Commandline Guide|Commandline usage]]
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=== External Guides ===
 
=== External Guides ===
* [http://www.audiohq.de/viewforum.php?id=27 German-language guides]
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* [http://foobar2000.audiohq.de/ Frank Bicking's German-language guide].
 
* [http://foobar2000.xrea.jp/ fb2k Wiki Page] for Japanese users.
 
* [http://foobar2000.xrea.jp/ fb2k Wiki Page] for Japanese users.
 
* [http://winamp2foobar.blogspot.com Winamp To Foobar Guide] with information relevant for general users also.
 
* [http://winamp2foobar.blogspot.com Winamp To Foobar Guide] with information relevant for general users also.
 
=== Technical information ===
 
* [[foobar2000:ID3 Tag Mapping|ID3 Tag Mapping]]
 
* [[foobar2000:Metadata Compatibility|Metadata Compatibility]]: information about compatibility with metadata written by other applications
 
  
 
== Important Links ==
 
== Important Links ==
=== Official site ===
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=== Official Site ===
 
* [http://www.foobar2000.org foobar2000.org: Homepage]
 
* [http://www.foobar2000.org foobar2000.org: Homepage]
 
* [http://www.foobar2000.org/download foobar2000.org: Download]
 
* [http://www.foobar2000.org/download foobar2000.org: Download]
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=== Community ===
 
=== Community ===
* Official IRC Channel: #foobar2000 on [http://freenode.net/ freenode]
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* [http://forums.foobar2000.org/ Official foobar2000 forum]
* {{ha|https://hydrogenaud.io/index.php/board,28.0.html|foobar2000 Forums}}
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* [http://foobar-users.de/ German Support Forum]
 
* [http://foobar-users.de/ German Support Forum]
 
* [http://foobar2000.pl/ Polish Support Forum]
 
* [http://foobar2000.pl/ Polish Support Forum]
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=== Appearance ===
 
=== Appearance ===
* {{ha|https://hydrogenaud.io/index.php/topic,61333.0.html|Default UI .fth thread}} (fast way to clone another's DUI configuration)
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* [http://www.hydrogenaudio.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=61333 Default UI .fth Thread] Fast way to clone another's DUI Configuration.
 
* [[foobar2000:Preferences:Columns UI/Appearance|Columns UI appearance customization guides]]
 
* [[foobar2000:Preferences:Columns UI/Appearance|Columns UI appearance customization guides]]
* {{ha|https://hydrogenaud.io/index.php/topic,31027.0.html|Columns UI configurations}}
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* [http://www.hydrogenaudio.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=31027 Columns UI configurations]
 
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== References ==
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{{Software Infobox|
<references/>
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|name = foobar2000
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|screenshot = [[Image:Foobar2000-1.0-default-ui.png|250px]]
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|caption = Screenshot of foobar2000 v1.0 using the default user interface
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|maintainer = Peter Pawlowski
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|stable_release = 1.0.2.1
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|preview_release =  
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|operating_system = Windows
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|use = Media Player
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|license = Proprietary, BSD
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|website = [http://www.foobar2000.org/ www.foobar2000.org]
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}}<br clear="both" />
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|}
  
 
[[Category:foobar2000]]
 
[[Category:foobar2000]]

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