Linux News Today: Audacious 3.7 Open Source Audio Player Lands with Better Support for Winamp Skins
The developers of the popular Audacious open-source audio player software for GNU/Linux and Microsoft Windows operating systems announced the final release of Audacious 3.7.
According to the release notes, attached at the end of the article for reference, Audacious 3.7 is both a feature and a bugfix release, bringing cool new enhancements, along with numerous under-the-hood improvements, as well as fixes for those annoying bugs reported by users since the previous version of the app.
Prominent features of Audacious 3.7 include support for shuffling playlists by entire albums in addition to single tracks, support for recording Internet streams during playback thanks to the brand-new record button (only for the GTK+ version), and an all-new and unified window for managing equalizer presets, also for the GTK+ build only.
Furthermore, with version 3.7, Audacious users will get better support for high-resolution screens, but only for the GTK+ version of the software, the ability to open the edit page of the current track via the new “Edit Lyrics” option, along support for disabling automatic guessing of missing tag fields.
Several plugins have been ported to Qt5
Among other interesting features, we can mention that Audacious 3.7 will be capable of decoding and playback standard input, as well as to correctly read Replay Gain information from ID3v2.3 tags. Several plugins have been ported to the next-gen Qt5 technologies, including the Winamp Classic interface, Playlist Manager, Search tool, and Status icon.
As mentioned, numerous issues have been resolved since Audacious 3.6. Among these, we can mention that “Open Containing Folder” now works on Microsoft Windows systems, support for playing monaural streams to both speakers through JACK output, better support for older Winamp skins, and many more.
Download Audacious 3.7 for GNU/Linux and Microsoft Windows operating systems right now from Softpedia, where you will find the source archive, as well as binary packages for 32-bit and 64-bit distributions, as well as various Windows OS flavors.