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* [[Foobar2000:Components 0.9/ADPCM Decoder (foo_adpcm)|ADPCM Decoder (foo_adpcm)]] Plays GameCube ADPCM audio data and some. (DSP, ADP, GCM, HPS, STM, AST, etc.)
V2M Decoder
* [[Foobar2000:Components 0.9/AdPlug decoder (foo_input_adplug)|AdPlug decoder (foo_input_adplug)]] Adds decoding support for all Adlib FM chip formats supported by the AdPlug library.
* [[Foobar2000:Components/V2M Decoder (foo_input_v2m)|V2M Decoder (foo_input_v2m)]] Farbrausch V2 module (V2M) decoder.
* [[Foobar2000:Components 0.9/Another Slight Atari Player (foo_asap)|Another Slight Atari Player (foo_asap)]] [http://asap.sourceforge.net/ ASAP] is a player/converter of Atari 8-bit music for modern computers. It provides high-quality, identical to the popular Atari800 emulator, emulation of the POKEY sound chip and the 6502 processor.
* [[Foobar2000:Components 0.9/AviSynth decoder (foo_input_avs)|AviSynth decoder (foo_input_avs)]] Adds decoding support for AviSynth scripts (.AVS), audio only.
* [[Foobar2000:Components/DSDIFF Decoder (foo_input_dsdiff)|DSDIFF Decoder (foo_input_dsdiff)]] Adds decoding support for DSDIFF files (.DFF).
* [[Foobar2000:Components 0.9/DUMB Module Decoder (foo_dumb)|DUMB Module Decoder (foo_dumb)]] Plays your favorite module files, and then some. (MOD, S3M, XM, IT, 669, PTM, PSM, MTM, UMX)
* [[Foobar2000:Components 0.9/Game Emu Player (foo_gep)|Game Emu Player (foo_gep)]] Plays several emulation formats. (GBS, NSF, SPC, GYM, HES, VGM)
* [[Foobar2000:Components 0.9/Ganbatte! (foo_ganbatte)|Ganbatte! (foo_ganbatte)]] Plays compressed Edlib (.d00, .d01) files.
* [[Foobar2000:Components/Hively Tracker Decoder (foo_input_hvl)|Hively Tracker Decoder (foo_input_hvl)]] Adds decoding support for Hively Tracker files (.HVL) as well as Abyss' Highest eXperience files (.AHX).
* [[Foobar2000:Components 0.9/Lunar 2 PCM Decoder (foo_lunar2)|Lunar 2 PCM Decoder (foo_lunar2)]] Plays audio files found on the original Lunar: Eternal Blue CD (RP*.PCM).
* [[Foobar2000:Components 0.9/M1 Decoder (foo_m1)|M1 Decoder (foo_m1)]] Plays arcade/pinball game sound.
* [[Foobar2000:Components 0.9/MDX Decoder (foo_input_mdx)|MDX Decoder (foo_input_mdx)]] MDX is a MIDI-like format that is designed to be played using the X68000's FM synthesizer.
* [[Foobar2000:Components 0.9/NSF Decoder (foo_input_nsf)|NSF Decoder (foo_input_nsf)]] NSF file is a sound data file containing instructions for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) sound hardware.
* [[Foobar2000:Components 0.9/PSF Decoder (foo_psf)|PSF Decoder (foo_psf)]] Plays PlayStation Sound Format (PSF) files.
* [[Foobar2000:Components/QSF decoder (foo_input_qsf)|QSF decoder (foo_input_qsf)]] Adds decoding support for Capcom QSound Sound Format files (.QSF/.MINIQSF).
* [[Foobar2000:Components 0.9/Reverse (foo_input_reverse)|Reverse (foo_input_reverse)]] Play music in reverse.
* [[Foobar2000:Components 0.9/S98 Decoder (foo_input_s98)|S98 Decoder (foo_input_s98)]] Sound format for the NEC PC-98 microcomputer.
* [[Foobar2000:Components 0.9/SID Player 2 (foo_sid)|SID Player 2 (foo_sid)]] Sound chip of Commodore's CBM-II, Commodore 64 and Commodore 128 home computers.
* [[Foobar2000:Components/SNESAPU input (foo snesapu)|SNESAPU input (foo_snesapu)]] Adds an alternative decoder for Super Nintendo SPC Sound Format files (.SPC).
* [[Foobar2000:Components 0.9/USF Decoder (foo_input_usf)|USF Decoder (foo_input_usf)]] Decodes sound data ripped directly from a Nintendo 64 video game.

Revision as of 11:50, 30 September 2022


This page contains most foobar2000 components available at time of history last update.

Official components

The following components are created and maintained by the foobar2000 development team. Support for them should be asked for in the Support forum.

Included in the installer

Required components

The following components are required for installation. These components are installed when type of installation is Minimal.

  • Default user interface (foo ui std) · Allows complex layout using building blocks that are called UI Elements, many of them already present after the installation.
  • Standard DSP Array (foo_dsp_std) · Equalizer, resampler, advanced limiter, hard limiter, stereo to 4 channel upmixer and a couple other effects
  • Standard Input Array/FFmpeg Decoders (foo_input_std)

Optional components

The Optional Features screen of the foobar2000 installer

In addition to foobar2000's core functionality, following components can be installed as needed, through choice of Type of install.

If selected "Normal", following components will be included, cumulative to Minimal:

If selected "Full", following additional components will be included, cumulative to Normal and Minimal:

Additional components

These components are provided as separate downloads, found on the Official Components page.

3rd party components

The following components are created and maintained by 3rd-party authors, using foobar2000's SDK. Support for these components should be asked for in the 3rd Party Plugins forum. Asking for help directly in the component's thread is usually preferred.

User Interface Modules

Columns UI

Columns UI (foo_ui_columns) Very popular alternate interface for foobar2000 based on a columns and panel layout.

Columns UI introduced components with panel capability which extend the user interface.

User interface add-ons

UI elements

The default user interface (foo_ui_std), included in the standard installation package, can be extended with the following component(s):


Panels extend the functionality of Columns UI components.


Multichannel audio






Music decoders

Other decoders

V2M Decoder






Online database

  • Audioscrobbler (foo_audioscrobbler) Audioscrobbler will send the name of every song you play on your computer to Last.fm. This effortlessly populates your profile to play radio you like and make personalized recommendations.

Online radio

Playlist tools

Playback statistics

Remote control


External links