Foobar2000:Mac Version 2.5 Release Notes

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Version 2.5 overview

This version is a near complete rewrite of foobar2000 for Mac, based on latest Windows codebase.

Original foobar2000 for Mac was based on mobile codebase / early foobar2000 v2.0 prototype codebase (hence 2.x versioning) that was never used anywhere else.

Main changes

  • Preferences dialog similar to that of Windows foobar2000.
  • Added Media Library with realtime folder monitoring.
  • Added Media Library viewers: Album List, ReFacets, Library Search.
  • Added all playback order options from Windows foobar2000.
  • Added Playlist View columns customizations.
  • Added Playlist Search.
  • Added Playback Statistics feature (rating, play count, etc).
  • Added FFmpeg Decoder Wrapper, enabling decoding of arbitrary audio formats via external FFmpeg program.
  • New output device management options.
  • Full array of DSPs from Utility DSP Array component.
  • Playback Queue feature.
  • Tag Sanitizer component (right click menu / tagging).
  • Added many other options and features from classic foobar2000.
  • Many bugs fixed.
  • Game music audio formats currently missing.
  • Required Mac OS version is now 10.12 "Sierra".