Foobar2000 v1.3
by Peter Pawlowski
(Peter Pawlowski Website)

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Operating System: Windows 7/Vista/XP
File Size: 3.6 MB
License: Freeware (All Free software)
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System Requirements:

VST host application.

Last Updated: 2013-11-04
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Software Description

Foobar2000 is an advanced audio player for the Windows platform. Some of the basic features include ReplayGain support, low memory footprint and native support for several popular audio formats.


  • Open component architecture allowing third-party developers to extend functionality of the player
  • Audio formats supported "out-of-the-box": WAV, AIFF, VOC, AU, SND, Ogg Vorbis, MPC, MP2, MP3, MPEG-4 AAC
  • Audio formats supported through official addons: FLAC, OggFLAC, Monkey's Audio, WavPack, Speex, CDDA, TFMX, SPC, various MOD types; extraction on-the-fly from RAR, 7-ZIP & ZIP archives
  • Full Unicode support on Windows NT
  • ReplayGain support
  • Low memory footprint, efficient handling of really large playlists
  • Advanced file info processing capabilities (generic file info box and masstagger)
  • Highly customizable playlist display
  • Customizable keyboard shortcuts
  • Most of standard components are opensourced under BSD license (source included with the SDK)

Changes in 1.3

  • Optimized performance when using large libraries/playlists
  • Improved save cycle and shutdown
  • Playlist and Media dialog bugfix
  • Added option to transfer ReplayGain information
  • Oversized metadata are dropped for improved performance
  • updated FFmpeg to 2.0.1
  • Smoother playlist scrolling

Changes in 1.2.7

  • Using libFLAC 1.3.0.
  • Better handling of various malformed AIFF file cases.
  • Fixed issue with WAV tag writer

Changes in 1.1.23

  • Updated FFmpeg code to 1.1.1.
  • FFmpeg DLLs now use unique names to avoid collisions with certain other software.
  • Reverted problematic Media Library folder monitoring tweaks from 1.2.
  • “Downmix 5.1 to stereo” DSP now accepts more different channel masks.
  • FLAC decoding improvements (beta 3):
  • Work-around for certain broken files producing loud glitches.
  • SSE optimizations to counter slowdown from the above work-around.
  • File Integrity Verifier component now detects such files.
  • Worked around incompatibility with some very old Vorbis files (final).

Changes in 1.2.1

  • Bugfix for Menu commands to switch between playback output devices not entirely working.
  • Bugfix for Incorrect decode of odd/malformed Vorbis files.
  • Bugfix for Archive Reader DLL was accidentally made dependant on MSVCR100.DLL in 1.2.
  • Improved compatibility with malformed AIFF files.
  • Bugfix for 1.2 regression - some filesystem operations in monitored folders would cause foobar2000 to crash.

Changes in 1.1.17

  • Bugfix for rare crash bug with “full file buffering”.
  • Bugfix for oscilloscope inversion bug
  • Enhanced media library relative path handling in portable installs.
  • Ctrl+A now works in generic text popup dialogs (popup_message API).
  • Converter now works on non-seekable sources again, such as Internet streams.
  • Crash reporting improved for more meaningful data about deadlocks.
  • Updated zlib to 1.2.7.

Changes in 1.1.16

  • Bugfix for playback/output preferences crash on Windows 2003.
  • ID3v2 tagging compatibility improvements:
  • BugFix for properties dialog field copy/paste inconsistency when copying specific fields from single to multiple files.
  • Added additional warnings when trying to scan a very large group of tracks as a single album.
  • Addressed extreme memory usage when scanning a large group of tracks as a single album.
  • More effecient embedded cuesheet handling code.
  • Faster FLAC tag updates when full file rewrite is necessary.
  • Sanitized FLAC tag updating behaviors in low-memory conditions.

Changes in 1.1.15 Beta 2

  • Added basic MusicBrainz tagging capability to the audio CD ripper.
  • CD ripper can now look up CD information automatically each time a new CD is about to be ripped.
  • Worked-around shell integration incompatibility with Windows 8.
  • Converter performance tweaks for multi-core encoding (beta 2).
  • Resolved incompatibility with Matroska files processed with mkvclean (beta 2).
  • ID3v2: “rating” tags now compatible with Windows Media Player (beta 2).
  • Resolved Converter incompatibility with new Opus encoder (beta 2).

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Foobar is the best!!!

Foobar is the best!!! It must be the first in the list!
It gives the best sound quality, it's lightweight, it has a plenty diffirent plugins, it can even use totally diffirent GUIs. Foobar2000 - is the best.

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