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.
- Supported audio formats: MP3, MP4, AAC, CD Audio, WMA, Vorbis, FLAC, WavPack, WAV, AIFF, Musepack, Speex, AU, SND... and more with additional components.
- Gapless playback.
- Full unicode support.
- Easily customizable user interface layout.
- Advanced tagging capabilities.
- Support for ripping Audio CDs as well as transcoding all supported audio formats using the Converter component.
- Full ReplayGain support.
- Customizable keyboard shortcuts.
- Open component architecture allowing third-party developers to extend functionality of the player.
|Component ||Version ||Description |
|Monkey's Audio decoding support||2.1.3|
|Adds decoding support for Monkey's Audio files (.APE) as well as APE Link files (.APL).|
Version 2.1.3 highlights: improved handling of corrupted files.
|ALAC decoding support||1.0.1|
|Adds decoding support for Apple Lossless Audio Codec files (.M4A).|
Version 1.0.1 highlights: improved handling of corrupted files.
|Collects playback statistics for your Media Library content. Statistics can be displayed in the Properties dialog or using %first_played%, %last_played%, %played_per_day%, %play_count%, %added% and %rating%.|
Version 2.1.7 highlights: fixed menu command identifier clash bug.
|Performs binary comparison between two or more tracks and reports differences.|
|File Integrity Verifier||1.0.3|
|Checks specified media files for decoding errors. Note that with most formats, its accuracy is limited to detecting errors that abort the decoding process.|
Version 1.0.3 highlights: better detection of non-critical decoding errors under foobar2000 0.9.5.4 and newer.
|Adds customizable context menu commands for quickly setting tag fields to preconfigured values (for rating and such). Can be used to bind keyboard shortcuts to quick simple tag modifications.|
|Adds customizable context menu commands for copying information about the selected tracks to Windows Clipboard.|
|Decoding speed test||1.0|
|Measures decoding speed of audio files.|
|Impulse response convolver||0.3|
|Allows arbitrary effects to be captured and used inside foobar2000.|
|Kernel Streaming support||1.2.2|
|Allows bit-exact playback bypassing Windows kernel mixer. Activated through playback / output preferences page (device list). Warning: this component is experimental and provided for testing only; it is known to cause stability issues on certain configurations. If you experience any problems while using it, please revert to regular output modes ("Primary Sound Driver" etc).|
|Adds ASIO output support.|
|WASAPI output support||1.2|
|Adds Windows Audio Session API exclusive mode output support, allowing bit-exact output and muting all other sounds on Windows Vista systems. Windows Vista SP1 or newer required.|
|CD burning support||2.0.1|
|This component requires Nero to be installed on your system.|
|Automates various tag editing operations.|
Version 1.7 highlights: Removed file management features (redundant to the File Operations component included with foobar2000 installers) and "Copy Info Between Files" (redundant to copying fields between instances of the Properties dialog); various usability improvements including the ability to preview changes without altering files; new "Remove values" action.
Version 1.7.1 highlights: Various bug fixes and cleanups; new "Replace values" action.
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