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Version 2.85
  • Release Date: Oct 25, 2017
  • Download(s):
  • ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2017-10-25]  REL: VERSION 2.85 (for Windows 10/8.1/8/7/2008/Vista/2003/XP SP3)
    ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2017-10-24]  FIX: Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (version 1709) was prevented from shutting down
                       without user interaction in some cases.
    [2017-10-17]  FIX: Tag Panel column width was calculated wrong if Tag Panel was docked horizontally
                       (since 2.84d). (#23056)
    [2017-10-16]  NEW: added support for Matroska MKA/MKV files for Explorer context menu shell
                       extension. (#22955)
    [2017-10-16]  FIX: deleting a file with subsongs did not remove the other subsongs of that file from
                       the file list.
    [2017-10-16]  FIX: removing MP4 chapters from a filtered file list left orphan subsongs of those
                       files when disabling the filter.
    [2017-10-15]  FIX: moving subsongs from a filtered file list left orphan subsongs of those files
                       when disabling the filter.
    [2017-10-15]  FIX: moving files from a filtered file list did not update file list correctly (since
                       2.84). (#23047)
    [2017-10-14]  FIX: importing format descriptions to MEDIATYPE field via Discogs tag source did not
                       work. (#23011)
    [2017-10-12]  FIX: GDI resource leak when populating the list of user-defined tools.
    [2017-10-10]  FIX: relative paths from playlists were not canonicalized and sometimes unnecessarily
                       exceeded the 260 character path limit.
    [2017-10-08]  LNG: updated Hungarian and Swedish language files.
    [2017-10-06]  NEW: extended list of default genres by ID3v1 genres 148 to 191. (#22984)
    [2017-09-23]  FIX: runtime error when using Mp3tag on computers with older CPUs (e.g, Pentium III,
                       Athlon XP, ...) (since 2.84b).
    [2017-09-22]  NEW: added support for Matroska MKA/MKV files.
    [2017-09-18]  CHG: updated internally used libraries.
    [2017-08-30]  FIX: contents of BPM fields for MP4 were not read in some cases.
    [2017-08-30]  CHG: querying via Discogs Release ID now also works in [r1234567] format (as available
                       on the Discogs website).
Version 2.84e
  • Release Date: Oct 18, 2017
  • FIX: Tag Panel column width was calculated wrong if Tag Panel was docked horizontally (since 2.84d). (#23056)
Version 2.84d
  • Release Date: Oct 17, 2017
  • Download(s):
  • NEW: added support for Matroska MKA/MKV files for Explorer context menu shell extension. (#22955)
    FIX: deleting a file with subsongs did not remove the other subsongs of that file from the file list.
    FIX: removing MP4 chapters from a filtered file list left orphan subsongs of those files when disabling the filter.
    FIX: moving subsongs from a filtered file list left orphan subsongs of those files when disabling the filter.
    FIX: moving files from a filtered file list did not update file list correctly (since 2.84). (#23047)
    FIX: importing format descriptions to MEDIATYPE field via Discogs tag source did not work. (#23011)
    FIX: GDI resource leak when populating the list of user-defined tools.
    FIX: relative paths from playlists were not canonicalized and sometimes unnecessarily exceeded the 260 character path limit.
    NEW: extended list of default genres by ID3v1 genres 148 to 191. (#22984)
Version 2.84c
  • Release Date: Sep 24, 2017
  • Download(s):
    • FIX: runtime error when using Mp3tag on computers with older CPUs (e.g, Pentium III, Athlon XP, ...) (since 2.84b).
Version 2.84b
  • Release Date: Sep 23, 2017
  • Download(s):
    • NEW: added support for Matroska MKA/MKV files.
    • CHG: updated internally used libraries.
    • LNG: updated Hungarian and Swedish language files.
    • FIX: contents of BPM fields for MP4 were not read in some cases.
    • CHG: querying via Discogs Release ID now also works in [r1234567] format (as available on the Discogs website).
Version 2.84a
  • Release Date: Aug 27, 2017
  • Download(s):
    • FIX: Windows XP based and Wine-based installations (macOS/Linux) had problems with HTTP/HTTPS connections.
Version 2.84
  • Release Date: Aug 26, 2017
  • Download(s):
  • ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2017-08-25]  REL: VERSION 2.84 (for Windows 10/8.1/8/7/2008/Vista/2003/XP SP3)
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    [2017-08-22]  FIX: renaming files did not update name in file list in all cases (since 2.83h).
                       (#22810)
    [2017-08-18]  LNG: updated Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Italian, Japanese, Polish and Slovak language
                       files.
    [2017-08-17]  CHG: added ABSENT as synonym for MISSING in Filter and updated documentation. (#22766)
    [2017-08-17]  FIX: reading system-encoded WAV RIFF INFO sub chunks did result in data truncation in
                       case special characters were involved. (#22742)
    [2017-08-16]  FIX: directory field at Tag Panel didn't use correct case for directory names when
                       entered with incorrect casing. (#22043)
    [2017-08-15]  FIX: installer didn't consider user input for startmenu folder when updating. (#22479)
    [2017-08-13]  FIX: format strings for converter 'Filename - Filename' showed UTF-8 encoded data if
                       special characters were involved.
    [2017-08-12]  NEW: added support for Nero-style MP4 chapters.
    [2017-08-12]  FIX: error message when writing tags to larger files in some cases (since 2.83f).
                       (#22754)
    [2017-08-09]  CHG: improved MP4 tagging compatibility.
    [2017-08-03]  FIX: added reading of non-iTunes custom MP4 tags. (#22695)
    [2017-08-02]  FIX: attempting to write tags to larger files that are locked by other processes left
                       only temporary file in some cases. (#22734)
    [2017-07-13]  NEW: added $distance(x,y) scripting function to compute edit distance between strings
                       x and y.
    [2017-07-10]  FIX: runtime error when using Mp3tag on computers with older CPUs (e.g, Pentium III,
                       Athlon XP, ...) (since 2.83c).
    [2017-07-06]  FIX: manually rearranging files in file list resulted in unexpected behaviour when
                       renaming files (since 2.83c). (#22663)
    [2017-07-05]  FIX: extended documentation of web sources framwork function 'MoveLine'. (#22654)
    [2017-07-04]  FIX: wav files with invalid ID3Helper data at end of file were not read.
    [2017-07-01]  CHG: updated Opus to version 1.2.1.
    [2017-06-30]  CHG: made cue sheet handling fully transparent so that it doesn't require artificially
                       indexed filenames anymore.
    [2017-06-30]  CHG: extended Discogs tag source with fallback detection of secondary images if no
                       primary image exists. (#22475)
    [2017-06-30]  NEW: added web sources framework functions to check if output contains content via
                       'ifoutput' and 'ifnotoutput'.
    [2017-06-30]  CHG: modified dialog for adding cover-art from files to raise warning message if file
                       doesn't exist.
    [2017-06-28]  CHG: added check to Discogs tag source if query gave any results which results in
                       correct error message.
    [2017-06-27]  FIX: runtime error when clicking on tag sources toolbar button and last used tag
                       source was removed.
    [2017-06-27]  FIX: runtime error if Discogs cover-only tag source returned no results (since 2.83a).
    [2017-06-26]  FIX: dot and underscore characters where percent-encoded when querying Discogs which
                       resulted in HTTP 401 error.
    [2017-06-26]  CHG: extended Discogs result list to current API maximum of 100 releases.
    [2017-06-26]  NEW: added Discogs cover-only tag source for search via Discogs Release ID.
    [2017-06-26]  NEW: added Discogs cover-only tag source for search via album name.
Version 2.83k
  • Release Date: Aug 23, 2017
  • Download(s):
    • FIX: renaming files still did not update name in file list in all cases (since 2.83h). (#22810)

Version 2.83j
  • Release Date: Aug 19, 2017
  • Download(s):
    • FIX: renaming files with did not update name in file list in all cases (since 2.83h). (#22810)
    • CHG: added ABSENT as synonym for MISSING in Filter and updated documentation. (#22766)
    • LNG: updated Japanese language file.
Version 2.83i
  • Release Date: Aug 18, 2017
  • Download(s):
    • FIX: reading system-encoded WAV RIFF INFO sub chunks did result in data truncation in case special characters were involved. (#22742)
    • FIX: directory field at Tag Panel didn't use correct case for directory names when entered with incorrect casing. (#22043)
    • FIX: installer didn't consider user input for startmenu folder when updating. (#22479)
    • FIX: format strings for converter 'Filename - Filename' showed UTF-8 encoded data if special characters were involved.
Version 2.83h
  • Release Date: Aug 13, 2017
  • Download(s):
    • NEW: added support for Nero-style MP4 chapters.
    • FIX: error message when writing tags to larger files in some cases (since 2.83f). (#22754)
Version 2.83g
  • Release Date: Aug 9, 2017
  • Download(s):
    • CHG: improved MP4 tagging compatibility.
Version 2.83f
  • Release Date: Aug 4, 2017
  • Download(s):
    • FIX: added reading of non-iTunes custom MP4 tags. (#22695)
    • FIX: attempting to write tags to larger files that are locked by other processes left only temporary file in some cases. (#22734)
Version 2.83e
  • Release Date: Jul 15, 2017
  • Download(s):
    • NEW: added $distance(x,y) scripting function to compute edit distance between strings x and y.
    • FIX: runtime error when using Mp3tag on computers with older CPUs (e.g, Pentium III, Athlon XP, ...) (since 2.83c).

Version 2.83d
  • Release Date: Jul 7, 2017
  • Download(s):
    • FIX: manually rearranging files in file list resulted in unexpected behaviour when renaming files (since 2.83c). (#22663)
    • FIX: extended documentation of web sources framwork function 'MoveLine'. (#22654)
    • FIX: wav files with invalid "ID3Helper" data at end of file were not read.
    • CHG: updated Opus to version 1.2.1.
Version 2.83c
  • Release Date: Jul 1, 2017
  • Download(s):
    • NEW: added web sources framework functions to check if output contains content via 'ifoutput' and 'ifnotoutput'.
    • CHG: cue sheet handling is now fully transparent and doesn't require artificially indexed filenames anymore.
    • CHG: modified dialog for adding cover-art from files to raise warning message if file doesn't exist.
    • CHG: extended Discogs tag source with fallback detection of secondary images if no primary image exists. (#22475)
    • CHG: added check to Discogs tag source if query gave any results which results in correct error message.
    • LNG: updated Slovak language file.

Version 2.83b
  • Release Date: Jun 28, 2017
  • Download(s):
    • FIX: runtime error if Discogs cover-only tag source returned no results (since 2.83a).
    • LNG: updated Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Italian and Polish language files.
Version 2.83a
  • Release Date: Jun 27, 2017
  • Download(s):
    • FIX: dot and underscore characters where percent-encoded when querying Discogs which resulted in HTTP 401 error.
    • CHG: extended Discogs result list to current API maximum of 100 releases.
    • NEW: added Discogs cover-only tag source for search via Discogs Release ID.
    • NEW: added Discogs cover-only tag source for search via album name.
Version 2.83
  • Release Date: Jun 24, 2017
  • Download(s):
  • ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2017-06-23]  REL: VERSION 2.83 (for Windows 10/8.1/8/7/2008/Vista/2003/XP SP3)
    ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2017-06-23]  NEW: added MP4 column to tag-field mappings overview table in documentation.
    [2017-06-22]  CHG: removed Amazon tag sources after Amazon.com invalidated Mp3tag's web services
                       account.
    [2017-06-19]  CHG: Discogs tag source name is now correctly capitalized.
    [2017-06-19]  LNG: updated Bulgarian, Chinese, Czech, Polish and Turkish language files.
    [2017-06-18]  NEW: added Discogs Release ID tag source to directly search by Discogs Release ID.
    [2017-06-18]  NEW: added support for ISRC field in cue sheets. (#12046)
    [2017-06-18]  CHG: main performer from cue sheet is now mapped to ALBUMARTIST (instead of ALBUM
                       ARTIST). (#12046)
    [2017-06-17]  FIX: special characters in main performer from cue sheet were not correctly converted
                       when writing. (#12046)
    [2017-06-17]  FIX: cue sheets that started with a different track number than 1 were not read.
                       (#12046)
    [2017-06-17]  FIX: checkboxes at dialog for cover export were not labeled correctly (since 2.82b).
    [2017-06-16]  FIX: tags saved to wrong file when auto-save was enabled and column-click in file list
                       changed the file order. (#22571)
    [2017-06-15]  FIX: Discogs Web Source had problems with certain artists which resulted in obsolete
                       comma after artist name. (#21603, #22494)
    [2017-06-14]  FIX: sort arrow was incorrectly shown for next column after adding or removing a
                       column left from the sort column. (#15855, #20154)
    [2017-06-13]  NEW: added option to restrict action-based cover export to certain cover type.
                       (#22567)
    [2017-06-10]  FIX: added detection of non-iTunes custom tags which are now kept unmodified during
                       rewrites.
    [2017-06-10]  FIX: encoding of cover art for Opus did not always include Base64 padding (which was
                       problematic for some players).
    [2017-06-10]  NEW: added support for stripping Nero-style chapter information from MP4 files via
                       context-menu in the file list.
    [2017-06-10]  NEW: added support for detecting Nero-style MP4 tags and reporting via %_tag% if
                       present.
    [2017-06-10]  FIX: runtime error at Export if loop limit exceeded actual export result set size.
                       (#20595, #22557)
    [2017-06-10]  LNG: added Indonesian language file.
    [2017-05-04]  FIX: possible index overflow at $substr() scripting function.
Version 2.82d
  • Release Date: Jun 18, 2017
  • Download(s):
    • NEW: added Discogs Release ID tag source to directly search by Discogs Release ID.
    • NEW: added support for ISRC field in cue sheets. (#12046)
    • CHG: main performer from cue sheet is now mapped to ALBUMARTIST (instead of ALBUM ARTIST). (#12046)
    • FIX: special characters in main performer from cue sheet were not correctly converted when writing. (#12046)
    • FIX: cue sheets that started with a different track number than 1 were not read. (#12046)
Version 2.82c
  • Release Date: Jun 18, 2017
  • Download(s):
    • FIX: checkboxes at dialog for cover export were not labeled correctly (since 2.82b).
Version 2.82b
  • Release Date: Jun 17, 2017
  • Download(s):
    • NEW: added option to restrict action-based cover export to certain cover type. (#22567)
    • FIX: tags saved to wrong file when auto-save was enabled and column-click in file list changed the file order. (#22571)
    • FIX: Discogs Web Source had problems with certain artists which resulted in obsolete comma after artist name. (#21603, #22494)
    • FIX: sort arrow was incorrectly shown for next column after adding or removing a column left from the sort column. (#15855, #20154)
    • LNG: updated Polish language file.
Version 2.82a
  • Release Date: Jun 11, 2017
  • Download(s):
    • NEW: added support for stripping Nero-style chapter information from MP4 files via context-menu in the file list.
    • NEW: added support for detecting Nero-style MP4 tags and reporting via %_tag% if present.
    • FIX: added detection of non-iTunes custom tags which are now kept unmodified during rewrites.
    • FIX: encoding of cover art for Opus did not always include Base64 padding (which was problematic for some players).
    • FIX: runtime error at Export if loop limit exceeded actual export result set size. (#20595, #22557)
    • FIX: possible index overflow at $substr() scripting function.
    • LNG: added Indonesian language file.
    • LNG: updated Bulgarian, Chinese and Czech language files.
Version 2.82
  • Release Date: Apr 29, 2017
  • Download(s):
  • ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2017-04-29]  REL: VERSION 2.82 (for Windows 10/8.1/8/7/2008/Vista/2003/XP SP3)
    ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2017-04-28]  FIX: mp4 atoms with errorneous data size descriptors were not detected. (#22429)
    [2017-04-21]  FIX: after closing the filter window via the x symbol, focus was still on the now
                       invisible filter window. (#20831)
    [2017-04-21]  FIX: auto-numbering wizard did not consider track-number offset when determining
                       amount of leading zeros. (#22396)
    [2017-04-21]  FIX: removed text-length limitation from track number field at tag panel. (#20106)
    [2017-04-21]  FIX: some actions allowed to create empty tag fields for certain tag formats. (#18139,
                       #19012)
    [2017-04-18]  CHG: removed associate tag from Amazon.de web sources.
    [2017-04-17]  FIX: unicode characters in filenames where not supported when exporting configuration
                       to zip file. (#22377)
    [2017-04-17]  FIX: scripting functions $meta(x), $meta(x,n) and $meta_sep(x,sep) did not create
                       matches in square bracket notion. (#21937, #21938)
    [2017-04-13]  CHG: updated Vorbis to version 1.3.5.
    [2017-04-13]  CHG: updated Ogg to version 1.3.2.
    [2017-04-13]  CHG: updated FLAC to version 1.3.2.
    [2017-04-13]  CHG: updated zlib to version 1.2.11.
    [2017-04-12]  CHG: updated Opus to version 1.1.4 and Opusfile to 0.7.
    [2017-04-12]  NEW: added reading of WavPack version.
    [2017-04-12]  CHG: updated WavPack to version 5.1.0.
    [2017-04-12]  FIX: removed DATE from list of default tag field names. (#22226)
    [2017-03-19]  FIX: renaming directories via action 'Format value' also affected files where the
                       folder path contained the renamed directory string. (#22216)
    [2017-03-18]  FIX: preserving the file modification date on write operations resulted in an 1h
                       offset of the file creation date if daylight saving time status was different.
                       (#22212)
    [2017-03-13]  FIX: installer did not default to English for unsupported languages. (#22115, #22196)
Version 2.81c (Beta)
  • Release Date: Apr 22, 2017
  • Download(s):
    • FIX: auto-numbering wizard did not consider track-number offset when determining amount of leading zeros. (#22396)
    • FIX: removed text-length limitation from track number field at tag panel. (#20106)
    • FIX: some actions allowed to create empty tag fields for certain tag formats. (#18139, #19012)
    • CHG: removed associate tag from Amazon.de web sources.
    • FIX: unicode characters in filenames where not supported when exporting configuration to zip file. (#22377)
    • FIX: scripting functions $meta(x), $meta(x,n) and $meta_sep(x,sep) did not create matches in square bracket notion. (#21937, #21938)
    • CHG: updated Vorbis to version 1.3.5.
    • CHG: updated Ogg to version 1.3.2.
    • CHG: updated FLAC to version 1.3.2.
    • CHG: updated zlib to version 1.2.11.
    • CHG: updated Opus to version 1.1.4 and Opusfile to 0.7.
    • NEW: added reading of WavPack version.
    • CHG: updated WavPack to version 5.1.0.
    • FIX: removed DATE from list of default tag field names. (#22226)
Version 2.81b (Beta)
  • Release Date: Mar 20, 2017
  • Download(s):
    • FIX: renaming directories via action 'Format value' also affected files where the folder path contained the renamed directory string. (#22216)
    • FIX: preserving the file modification date on write operations resulted in an 1h offset of the file creation date if daylight saving time status was different. (#22212)
Version 2.81a (Beta)
  • Release Date: Mar 14, 2017
  • Download(s):
    • FIX: installer did not default to English for unsupported languages.
Version 2.81
  • Release Date: Feb 18, 2017
  • Download(s):
  • ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2017-02-17]  REL: VERSION 2.81 (for Windows 10/8.1/8/7/2008/Vista/2003/XP SP3)
    ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2017-02-06]  NEW: added support for iTunes-specific ID3v2 grouping tag field GRP1 as GROUPING.
    [2017-02-05]  NEW: added support for reading ID3v2.2 iTunes tag fields for classical music MOVEMENT,
                       MOVEMENTTOTAL, MOVEMENTNAME.
    [2017-01-23]  FIX: automatic playlist creation used previous values after tag save.
    [2017-01-07]  NEW: added support for press and hold gesture on cover art window to trigger context
                       menu on touch devices.
    [2016-12-17]  FIX: regression where URL ID3v2 fields (WWW*) were accidentally written as multi-value
                       fields (since v2.80a).
    [2016-12-15]  FIX: value overflow when calculating bitrate for large VBR MP3 files which resulted in
                       negative bitrates.
    [2016-12-14]  LNG: added Corsican installer language and updated Czech and Turkish language files.
    [2016-12-12]  CHG: updated installer icons and graphics.
    [2016-12-11]  NEW: added portable installation mode that stores settings in application directory
                       and doesn't write information to the registry.
    [2016-12-11]  NEW: installer now asks for UAC admin elevation in case if its run from a non-admin
                       user account.
    [2016-12-11]  CHG: changed installer and application to guess user language instead of asking user.
    [2016-12-11]  NEW: improved installer UI for high-resolution screens with high DPI settings (DPI
                       awareness).
    [2016-12-11]  NEW: added version information to installer.
    [2016-12-11]  NEW: added size estimation to uninstaller.
    [2016-12-07]  NEW: added placeholders to access file path of current active playlist, i.e.,
                       %_playlist_filename%, %_playlist_filename_ext% and %_playlist_folderpath%.
    [2016-12-06]  FIX: renaming files via direct-editing in file list in %_filepath% column
                       automatically removed trailing blanks.
    [2016-12-05]  FIX: improved ID3v2 specification compliance by adding terminating 0x00 for text
                       strings.
    [2016-12-02]  FIX: randomizing a filtered file list by clicking on first column header resulted in
                       resetting of list contents.
    [2016-11-30]  FIX: missing breadcrumb links in help topic for "Configuration > Tags > Mapping" and
                       missing link from "Configuration > Tags"
    [2016-11-29]  FIX: converter 'Tag - Filename' treated paths that were built from field values
                       containing slash characters as relative.

Version 2.80d (Beta)
  • Release Date: Feb 7, 2017
  • Download(s):
    • NEW: added support for iTunes-specific ID3v2 grouping tag field GRP1 as GROUPING.
    • NEW: added support for reading ID3v2.2 iTunes tag fields for classical music MOVEMENT, MOVEMENTTOTAL, MOVEMENTNAME.
    • FIX: automatic playlist creation used previous values after tag save.
    • NEW: added support for press and hold gesture on cover art window to trigger context menu on touch devices.
Version 2.80c (Beta)
  • Release Date: Dec 18, 2016
  • Download(s):
    • FIX: regression where URL ID3v2 fields (WWW*) were accidentally written as multi-value fields (since v2.80a).
    • FIX: value overflow when calculating bitrate for large VBR MP3 files which resulted in negative bitrates.
    • LNG: added Corsican installer language and updated Czech and Turkish language files.
    • CHG: updated installer icons and graphics.

Version 2.80b (Beta)
  • Release Date: Dec 13, 2016
  • Download(s):
    • NEW: added portable installation mode that stores settings in application directory and doesn't write information to the registry.
    • NEW: installer now asks for UAC admin elevation in case if its run from a non-admin user account.
    • CHG: changed installer and application to guess user language instead of asking user.
    • NEW: improved installer UI for high-resolution screens with high DPI settings (DPI awareness).
    • NEW: added version information to installer.
    • NEW: added size estimation to uninstaller.
    • NEW: added placeholders to access file path of current active playlist, i.e., %_playlist_filename%, %_playlist_filename_ext% and %_playlist_folderpath%.
    • FIX: renaming files via direct-editing in file list in %_filepath% column automatically removed trailing blanks.
Version 2.80a (Beta)
  • Release Date: Dec 6, 2016
  • Download(s):
  • FIX: Improved ID3v2 specification compliance by adding terminating 0x00 for text strings.
    FIX: randomizing a filtered file list by clicking on first column header resulted in resetting of list contents.
    FIX: Missing breadcrumb links in help topic for "Configuration > Tags > Mapping" and missing link from "Configuration > Tags"
    FIX: converter 'Tag - Filename' treated paths that were built from field values containing slash characters as relative.
Version 2.80
  • Release Date: Nov 26, 2016
  • Download(s):
  • ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2016-11-25]  REL: VERSION 2.80 (for Windows 10/8.1/8/7/2008/Vista/2003/XP SP3)
    ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2016-11-18]  CHG: updated Amazon.com and Amazon.de web sources to include cover dimensions in list
                       of search results.
    [2016-11-17]  NEW: added support for press and hold gesture to trigger context menu on touch
                       devices.
    [2016-11-17]  LNG: added Arabic language file and updated French and Russian language files.
    [2016-11-17]  NEW: added support for iTunes flag to trigger showing movement information instead of
                       the song title via SHOWMOVEMENT (MP4 only).
    [2016-11-16]  CHG: bitrate indicator is now kbits/s instead of kBit/s
    [2016-11-15]  NEW: added support for iTunes tag fields for classical music MOVEMENT, MOVEMENTTOTAL,
                       MOVEMENTNAME (ID3v2 and MP4) and for WORK (MP4 only).
    [2016-10-16]  FIX: runtime error when moving files in tag sources dialog past the end of the file
                       list.
    [2016-10-01]  FIX: runtime error when parsing some mono and non-pcm WAV files.
Version 2.79b (Beta)
  • Release Date: Nov 16, 2016
  • Download(s):
    • NEW: added support for iTunes tag fields for classical music MOVEMENT, MOVEMENTTOTAL, MOVEMENTNAME (ID3v2 and MP4) and for WORK (MP4 only).
    • FIX: runtime error when moving files in tag sources dialog past the end of the file list.
Version 2.79a (Beta)
  • Release Date: Oct 2, 2016
  • Download(s):
    • FIX: runtime error when parsing some mono and non-pcm WAV files.
Version 2.79
  • Release Date: Sep 24, 2016
  • Download(s):
  • ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2016-09-24]  REL: VERSION 2.79 (for Windows 10/8.1/8/7/2008/Vista/2003/XP SP3)
    ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2016-09-22]  LNG: updated Dutch, Finnish, Hebrew, and Spanish language files.
    [2016-09-22]  FIX: Wine's long path prefix \\?\ was not handled correctly.
    [2016-09-22]  CHG: Wine-based Mp3tag.app is now signed using a verified Developer Certificate as
                       required by macOS Sierra. 
    [2016-09-22]  FIX: displaying tooltips for very long texts in Tag Panel input fields blocked UI.
    [2016-09-08]  FIX: converter 'Tag - Filename' had problems with relative paths (since 2.78a).
    [2016-09-03]  FIX: converter 'Tag - Filename' produced in some cases file names which started with
                       one backslash.
    [2016-08-22]  FIX: preview for converter 'Tag - Filename' displayed wrong file names in some rare
                       cases.
    [2016-07-08]  FIX: information for 32-bit WAV was not displayed. 
    [2016-07-08]  FIX: changing the Filter was possible even if files were currently loading.
Version 2.78b (Beta)
  • Release Date: Sep 9, 2016
  • Download(s):
    • FIX: converter 'Tag - Filename' had problems with relative paths (since 2.78a).
Version 2.78a (Beta)
  • Release Date: Sep 4, 2016
  • Download(s):
    • FIX: converter 'Tag - Filename' produced file names which started with one backslash in some cases.
    • FIX: preview for converter 'Tag - Filename' displayed wrong file names in some rare cases.
    • FIX: information for 32-bit WAV was not displayed.
    • FIX: changing the Filter while files were loading was still possible.

Version 2.78
  • Release Date: Jun 26, 2016
  • Download(s):
  • ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2016-06-25]  REL: VERSION 2.78 (for Windows 10/8.1/8/7/2008/Vista/2003/XP SP3)
    ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2016-06-19]  NEW: added support for AIF/AIFC/AIFF files with ID3v2 tags.
    [2016-05-18]  FIX: addressed occasional Tag Panel repaint issue.
    [2016-05-17]  NEW: added support for ITUNESOWNER field that reports the user name from the iTunes
                       Store.
    [2016-05-13]  CHG: modified setup to not create start-menu shortcut to uninstaller on new installs.
    [2016-04-24]  FIX: samplerate for some MP4 files was not reported correctly.
Version 2.77a (Beta)
  • Release Date: Jun 19, 2016
  • Download(s):
    • NEW: added support for AIF/AIFC/AIFF files with ID3v2 tags.
    • NEW: added support for ITUNESOWNER field that reports the user name from the iTunes Store.
    • CHG: modified setup to not create start-menu shortcut to uninstaller on new installs.
    • FIX: addressed occasional Tag Panel repaint issue.
    • FIX: samplerate for some MP4 files was not reported correctly.
Version 2.77
  • Release Date: Apr 24, 2016
  • Download(s):
  • ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2016-04-23]  REL: VERSION 2.77 (for Windows 10/8.1/8/7/2008/Vista/2003/XP SP3)
    ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2016-04-22]  LNG: updated Hungarian, Italian and Russian language files.
    [2016-04-21]  FIX: runtime error when tagging FLAC files on computers with older CPUs (e.g, Pentium
                       III, Athlon XP, ...) (since 2.76).
    [2016-04-20]  FIX: runtime error that appeared with some installations when displaying the file list
                       (since 2.76).
    [2016-04-18]  FIX: samplerate for some MP4 files was not reported. 
    [2016-04-17]  FIX: action import cover from file did not expand all placeholders and scripting
                       functions in some cases (since 2.76).
Version 2.76
  • Release Date: Apr 16, 2016
  • Download(s):
  • ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2016-04-16]  REL: VERSION 2.76 (for Windows 10/8.1/8/7/2008/Vista/2003/XP SP3)
    ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2016-04-11]  FIX: action import cover from file did not work if explicitly selected filename
                       contained special characters that are part of the scripting language.
    [2016-04-11]  FIX: keyboard shortcuts for navigating to previous and next directory history entry
                       were not working anymore (since 2.74)
    [2016-04-11]  LNG: updated Bulgarian, Czech, Japanese and Portuguese language files.
    [2016-04-10]  NEW: added support for WAV files for Explorer context menu shell extension.
    [2016-04-10]  FIX: revised status bar messages.
    [2016-04-07]  NEW: added support for WAV files with INFO tags and ID3v2 tags.
    [2016-03-28]  FIX: cover art of previously selected files was still displayed even after directory
                       change (Wine-only)
Version 2.75b (Beta)
  • Release Date: Apr 10, 2016
  • Download(s):
    • NEW: added support for WAV files for Explorer context menu shell extension.
    • FIX: added workaround to read non-standard RIFF INFO tags for WAV files.
    • FIX: revised status bar messages.
    • LNG: updated Czech and Japanese language files.
Version 2.75a (Beta)
  • Release Date: Apr 10, 2016
  • Download(s):
  • NEW: added support for WAV files with INFO tags and ID3v2 tags.
    FIX: cover art of previously selected files was still displayed even after directory change (Wine-only)
    LNG: updated Japanese and Portuguese language files.
Version 2.75
  • Release Date: Feb 21, 2016
  • Download(s):
  • ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2016-02-20]  REL: VERSION 2.75 (for Windows 10/8.1/8/7/2008/Vista/2003/XP SP3)
    ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2016-02-19]  LNG: added Corsican language file and updated Japanese language file.
    [2016-02-19]  FIX: entries removed from filter history reappeared after program restart. 
    [2016-02-19]  FIX: freedb web search did not work anymore (since v2.74).
    [2016-02-19]  FIX: runtime error when using Mp3tag on computers with older CPUs (e.g, Pentium III,
                       Athlon XP, ...).
Version 2.74a
  • Release Date: Feb 15, 2016
  • Download(s):
    • [2016-02-14]  FIX: Discogs OAuth authentication did not work on some systems (since v2.74).
Version 2.74
  • Release Date: Feb 13, 2016
  • Download(s):
  • ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2016-02-13]  REL: VERSION 2.74 (for Windows 10/8.1/8/7/2008/Vista/2003/XP SP3)
    ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2016-02-09]  CHG: MP4 lyrics are now stored with carriage-return and line-feed as newline sequence.
                       
    [2016-02-07]  CHG: directory list in tag panel now always shows trailing backslash for directories.
    [2016-02-06]  NEW: added support for %podcastkeywords% which is mapped from ID3v2 frame TKWD and MP4
                       atom keyw.
    [2016-02-06]  LNG: added Farsi language file and updated Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, French, Hebrew,
                       Italian and Slovak language files.
    [2016-01-31]  CHG: Discogs OAuth authentication and default web source now uses HTTPS.
    [2016-01-31]  NEW: added support for HTTPS for web sources framework.
    [2016-01-30]  CHG: changed to use SHA-2 when digitally signing the installer and the program
                       executable.
    [2016-01-17]  FIX: startup in favorite directory resulted in starting in program directory if
                       favorite directory was configured without trailing backslash at 'Options >
                       Directories'
    [2016-01-08]  NEW: added advanced configuration option for setting the ID3v2 language code used for
                       comments.
    [2016-01-02]  FIX: runtime error when using very long field names in converter dialogs.
Version 2.73d (Beta)
  • Release Date: Feb 8, 2016
  • Download(s):
    • NEW: added support for %podcastkeywords% which is mapped from ID3v2 frame TKWD and MP4 atom keyw.
    • CHG: directory list in tag panel now always shows trailing backslash for directories.
    • LNG: added Farsi language file and updated Bulgarian, Czech, French, Hebrew and Italian language files.
Version 2.73c (Beta)
  • Release Date: Feb 2, 2016
  • Download(s):
    • FIX: selection in web source results was ignored (since v2.73b)
Version 2.73b (Beta)
  • Release Date: Feb 1, 2016
  • Download(s):
    • NEW: added advanced configuration option for setting the ID3v2 language code used for comments.
    • NEW: added support for HTTPS for web sources framework.
    • CHG: Discogs OAuth authentication and default web source now uses HTTPS.
    • CHG: changed to use SHA-2 when digitally signing the installer and the program executable.
Version 2.73a (Beta)
  • Release Date: Jan 3, 2016
  • Download(s):
    • FIX: runtime error when using very long field names in converter dialogs.
    • LNG: updated French language file.

Version 2.73
  • Release Date: Dec 20, 2015
  • Download(s):
  • ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2015-12-19]  REL: VERSION 2.73 (for Windows 10/8.1/8/7/2008/Vista/2003/XP SP3)
    ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2015-12-19]  LNG: updated Bulgarian, Czech and Italian language files.
    [2015-12-12]  CHG: updated to libopus 1.1.1.
    [2015-12-12]  NEW: added toolbar button for selecting all files.
    [2015-12-10]  FIX: previous selection was lost when adding files and directories and auto-selection
                       was disabled (since v2.72b).
    [2015-12-06]  CHG: file selection state is now preserved when filtering.
    [2015-12-05]  NEW: configuration option to automatically select files that were added to the file
                       list.
    [2015-11-22]  FIX: displayed file icon was dependent on the case of the file extension on some
                       systems.
    [2015-11-22]  CHG: added detailed error message in cases where the configuration file cannot be
                       saved when closing Mp3tag.
    [2015-11-22]  CHG: CONDUCTOR field now maps to MP4 �con atom.
    [2015-11-08]  NEW: added information field %_bitspersample% for some supported file types.
Version 2.72c (Beta)
  • Release Date: Dec 13, 2015
  • Download(s):
    • NEW: added toolbar button for selecting all files.
    • FIX: previous selection was lost when adding files and directories and auto-selection was disabled (since v2.72b).
    • CHG: updated to libopus 1.1.1.
Version 2.72b (Beta)
  • Release Date: Dec 7, 2015
  • Download(s):
    • CHG: file selection state is now preserved when filtering.
    • NEW: configuration option to automatically select files that were added to the file list.
Version 2.72a (Beta)
  • Release Date: Nov 23, 2015
    • FIX: displayed file icon was dependent on the case of the file extension on some systems.
    • CHG: added detailed error message in cases where the configuration file cannot be saved when closing Mp3tag.
    • CHG: CONDUCTOR field now maps to MP4 ©con atom.
    • NEW: added information field %_bitspersample% for some supported file types.
Version 2.72
  • Release Date: Oct 11, 2015
  • Download(s):
  • ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2015-10-10]  REL: VERSION 2.72 (for Windows XP/2003/Vista/2008/7/8/10)
    ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2015-10-01]  NEW: added official support for Windows 10.
    [2015-09-23]  CHG: updated code-signing certificate.
Version 2.71
  • Release Date: Jul 18, 2015
  • ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2015-07-18]  REL: VERSION 2.71 (for Windows XP/2003/Vista/2008/7/8/8.1)
    ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2015-07-11]  FIX: fixed scaling issue that appeared on some systems where toolbar icons were not
                       rendered correctly (since v2.70).
    [2015-07-09]  FIX: after selecting multiple sequences of files auto saving affected only the last
                       block.
    [2015-07-08]  CHG: renaming files marked as read-only does not require removing of read-only flag
                       anymore. 
Version 2.70a (Beta)
  • Release Date: Jul 12, 2015
    • FIX: fixed scaling issue that appeared on some systems where toolbar icons were not rendered correctly (since v2.70).
    • FIX: after selecting multiple sequences of files, auto saving affected only the last block.
    • CHG: renaming files marked as read-only does not require removing of read-only flag anymore.
Version 2.70
  • Release Date: May 1, 2015
  • ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2015-05-01]  REL: VERSION 2.70 (for Windows XP/2003/Vista/2008/7/8/8.1)
    ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2015-04-29]  NEW: added 24x24 and 32x32 toolbar icons which are used for high-resolution screens
                       with high DPI settings.
    [2015-03-22]  NEW: added support for high-resolution screens with high DPI settings (DPI awareness).
    [2015-03-22]  NEW: added 256x256 application icon.
    [2015-03-22]  LNG: updated Dutch language file.
    [2015-03-22]  FIX: popup menus overlapped screen in case taskbar location was top and menu did
                       exceed the screen height.
    [2015-03-20]  FIX: length for files with a duration greater than 24h was displayed incorrectly
    [2015-03-17]  FIX: runtime error at specificly broken APIC frames in ID3v2 tags.
    [2015-03-16]  CHG: removed associate tag from Amazon.com web sources.
Version 2.69a (Beta)
  • Release Date: Mar 24, 2015
    • NEW: added support for high-resolution screens with high DPI settings.
    • NEW: added 256x256 application icon.
    • LNG: updated Dutch language file.
    • CHG: removed associate tag from Amazon.com web sources.
    • FIX: length for files with a duration greater than 24h was displayed incorrectly
    • FIX: popup menus overlapped screen in case taskbar location was top and menu did exceed the screen height.
    • FIX: runtime error at specificly broken APIC frames in ID3v2 tags.
Version 2.69
  • Release Date: Mar 15, 2015
    • FIX: field names were not always sorted when displayed in the extended tag dialog (since v2.67).
    • FIX: directory names containing a dot had only the part till the dot in %_directory% (since v2.67).
Version 2.68
  • Release Date: Mar 7, 2015
    • FIX: Runtime errors caused by internal changes from v2.67
Version 2.67a
  • Release Date: Mar 3, 2015
    • FIX: Runtime errors caused by internal changes from v2.67
    • FIX: Discogs images were not retrieved for releases with only one version where the release selection dialog was skipped.
    • CHG: extended number of actions possibly displayed in actions popup-menu to 500.
    • CHG: updated Discogs image caching proxy (required by Discogs API change from 2015-02-20).
    • CHG: removed authentication via OAuth when requesting images from Discogs (required by Discogs API change from 2015-02-20).
Version 2.66
  • Release Date: Dec 14, 2014
  • ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2014-12-13]  REL: VERSION 2.66 (for Windows XP/2003/Vista/2008/7/8/8.1)
    ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2014-12-13]  NEW: added support for complex JSON object values by web sources framework functions
                       'json_select_object' and 'json_unselect_object'.
    [2014-12-12]  NEW: added support for boolean values in web sources framework function 'json_select'.
    [2014-12-11]  FIX: MP4 cdec field for encoder settings was not preserved when writing tags.
    [2014-12-11]  CHG: added support for mouse wheel scrolling in tag panel.
    [2014-12-10]  CHG: added context-specific detection of mouse-wheel usage to prevent accidentally
                       overwriting the field contents.
    [2014-12-10]  FIX: updated RATING MM to use latest mapping of values. 
    [2014-12-10]  FIX: removing filter from filter history did not reset filter and file list.
    [2014-12-06]  FIX: field RELEASETIME was missing after resetting the tag fields list.
    [2014-12-06]  FIX: adding cover art did not conform to the description in the documentation (select
                       file dialog was showing the current working directory instead of the file's directory in case no
                       default directory was provided).
    [2014-12-06]  FIX: documentation of action 'Remove duplicate fields' did not mention that the first
                       value is retained.
    [2014-12-06]  NEW: added scripting function $strcmp to compare strings case-sensitively.
    [2014-12-06]  NEW: added scripting function $stricmp to compare strings case-insensitively.
    [2014-12-06]  FIX: documentation of scripting function $eql did not mention that strings are
                       compared case insensitive. 
    [2014-12-06]  FIX: scripting function $eql was not working correctly if strings contained umlauts or
                       diacritic characters.
Version 2.65a
  • Release Date: Oct 27, 2014
    •  FIX: Discogs web source now uses %20 as word separator (using + gave HTTP 401  Unauthorized in some cases).
Version 2.65
  • Release Date: Oct 18, 2014
    • CHG: added Discogs image caching through dedicated caching server.
    • FIX: web sources framework function 'ifnot' did not work for empty parameter in some cases.
    • CHG: web sources framework function "json_select_array" does not create error result in case parameter does not refer to an array.  
Version 2.64a
  • Release Date: Oct 4, 2014
    • CHG: added Discogs image caching through dedicated caching server.
    • FIX: web sources framework function 'ifnot' did not work for empty parameter in some cases.
    • CHG: web sources framework function "json_select_array" does not create error result in case parameter does not refer to an array.
Version 2.64
  • Release Date: Sep 20, 2014
  • ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2014-09-20]  REL: VERSION 2.64 (for Windows XP/2003/Vista/2008/7/8/8.1)
    ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2014-09-17]  CHG: Discogs web source rewritten based on Discogs JSON API.
    [2014-09-17]  NEW: added JSON-related functions to web sources framework (json_foreach,
                       json_foreach_end, json_select, json_select_array, json_select_many).
    [2014-08-24]  LNG: updated Italian language file.
Version 2.63a
  • Release Date: Sep 17, 2014
    • CHG: Discogs web source rewritten based on Discogs JSON API.
    • LNG: updated Italian language file.
Version 2.63
  • Release Date: Aug 24, 2014
  • ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2014-08-23]  REL: VERSION 2.63 (for Windows XP/2003/Vista/2008/7/8/8.1)
    ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2014-08-21]  FIX: Runtime error when closing Mp3tag on computers with older CPUs (e.g, Pentium III,
                       Athlon XP, ...).
    [2014-08-21]  FIX: Runtime error when performing 'File > Save configuration ...' on computers with
                       older CPUs (e.g, Pentium III, Athlon XP, ...).
    [2014-08-10]  LNG: updated French language file.
Version 2.62
  • Release Date: Aug 11, 2014
  • ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2014-08-10]  REL: VERSION 2.62 (for Windows XP/2003/Vista/2008/7/8/8.1)
    ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2014-08-10]  LNG: updated Bulgarian, Czech, Hungarian, and Korean language files.
    [2014-07-14]  FIX: search requests to Discogs were not URL encoded anymore (since v2.61b).
    [2014-07-14]  FIX: authentication via OAuth 1.0a for Discogs tag sources was not triggered in all
                       cases (since v2.61b).
    [2014-07-13]  NEW: added authentication via OAuth 1.0a for Discogs tag sources.
    [2014-07-13]  NEW: added scripting function $list(x,y,z) to official documented scripting functions.
    [2014-07-12]  LNG: replaced Romanian language file by new translation from Andrei-Felix Areanu.
    [2014-07-12]  FIX: runtime error when file name resulting from performing actions was one of the
                       reserved device file names CON, PRN, AUX, NUL, COM1-9, or LPT1-9.
Version 2.61d
  • Release Date: Jul 15, 2014
  • 2.61d (2014-07-14)
    • FIX: search requests to Discogs were not URL encoded anymore (since v2.61b).

    2.61c (2014-07-14)
    • FIX: authentication via OAuth 1.0a for Discogs tag sources was not triggered in all cases.
Version 2.61b (Beta)
  • Release Date: Jul 14, 2014
    • NEW: added authentication via OAuth 1.0a for Discogs tag sources.
    • NEW: added scripting function $list(x,y,z) to official documented scripting functions.
    • LNG: replaced Romanian language file by new translation from Andrei-Felix Areanu.
    • FIX: runtime error when file name resulting from performing actions was one of the reserved device file names CON, PRN, AUX, NUL, COM1-9, or LPT1-9.
Version 2.61a
  • Release Date: Jul 6, 2014
  • ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2014-07-05]  REL: VERSION 2.61a (for Windows XP/2003/Vista/2008/7/8/8.1)
    ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2014-07-05]  FIX: regression that configuration could not be saved anymore (since v2.61)
    [2014-07-05]  LNG: updated Hebrew language file.
Version 2.61
  • Release Date: Jul 5, 2014
  • ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2014-07-04]  REL: VERSION 2.61 (for Windows XP/2003/Vista/2008/7/8/8.1)
    ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2014-07-03]  FIX: issue on some systems when selection in file list has been changed (e.g., by
                       invert selection, or click on selected files - since v2.59b). 
    [2014-07-03]  FIX: runtime error when closing Mp3tag if Mp3tagSettings.zip was locked or user had no
                       write permission.
    [2014-06-28]  FIX: duplicate message in preview of converter 'Text-file - Tag' for previous file in
                       case no matching file entry was found in text file.
    [2014-06-28]  FIX: file dialog at converter 'Text-file - Tag' now does not ask for creation of files
                       anymore.
    [2014-06-28]  FIX: removing files from file list ocassionally resulted in runtime error (since
                       v2.59b).
    [2014-06-24]  FIX: tab order in various dialogs was wrong.
Version 2.60
  • Release Date: Jun 21, 2014
  • ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2014-06-21]  REL: VERSION 2.60 (for Windows XP/2003/Vista/2008/7/8/8.1)
    ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2014-06-20]  FIX: Tag field mapping in help file now states that YEAR is written to TYER in ID3v2.3
    [2014-06-18]  FIX: Filtered file list displayed wrong files after moving files in file list (since
                       v2.59b).
    [2014-06-13]  CHG: Rewrote huge parts of the internal code base to use standard container libraries
                       and algorithms.
    [2014-06-12]  CHG: updated Discogs web source. 
    [2014-05-25]  FIX: occasional runtime error while performing undo of renaming of files.
Version 2.59c
  • Release Date: Jun 18, 2014
    • FIX: Filtered file list displayed wrong files after moving files in file list (since v2.59b).
Version 2.59b
  • Release Date: Jun 14, 2014
    • CHG: Rewrote huge parts of the internal code base to use standard container libraries and algorithms. Please have an open eye on any quirks you're noticing wink.gif
    • CHG: updated Discogs web source.
    • FIX: occasional runtime error while performing undo of renaming of files.
Version 2.59a
  • Release Date: Apr 20, 2014
  • ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2014-04-20]  REL: VERSION 2.59a (for Windows XP/2003/Vista/2008/7/8/8.1)
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    [2014-04-20]  FIX: fixed repainting issue at menu buttons for removing format strings from histories
                       at converter 'Filename - Filename' (since v2.59).
Version 2.59
  • Release Date: Apr 20, 2014
  • ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2014-04-20]  REL: VERSION 2.59 (for Windows XP/2003/Vista/2008/7/8/8.1)
    ------------  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [2014-04-20]  NEW: added taskbar progress indicator on Windows 7 and above when peforming
                       potentially long-running tasks.
    [2014-04-19]  NEW: added support for Direct Stream Digital Audio DSF files.
    [2014-04-19]  FIX: content rating tag field ITUNESADVISORY was not displayed if set to 0 (None).
    [2014-04-19]  CHG: updated help file with changed possible values for ITUNESADVISORY tag field.
    [2014-04-18]  FIX: improved performance when displaying actions menu.
    [2014-04-18]  NEW: menu for removing format strings from history at converter 'Filename - Filename'.
    [2014-04-16]  FIX: enabling/disabling filter via 'View > Filter...' or F3 while in editing mode
                       could write data to wrong file.
    [2014-04-13]  LNG: updated Bulgarian, Catalan and Russian translations.
    [2014-04-13]  FIX: ID3v2.3 TDAT was read to DATE when reading but not stored as TDAT when writing.
    [2014-04-13]  FIX: filtering for field HAS " " was also matching files without blanks. 
    [2014-04-13]  FIX: export field parameter at $loop() was compared case-insensitive which caused
                       unexpected behavior at duplicate detection.
Version 2.58
  • Release Date: Oct 6, 2013
  • [2013-10-06] CHG: improved parsing performance when reading MP4 files.
  • [2013-10-06] FIX: occasionally skipped last value for multi-value ID3v2 text fields.
  • [2013-10-06] CHG: reverted change: ID3v2.3 TYER/TDAT now merged into one YEAR field formatted as YYYY-MM-DD (due to popular request).
  • [2013-10-05] LNG: updated Czech, Finnish, Hebrew, and Spanish translations.
  • [2013-10-05] FIX: added workaround for broken MP4 implementations that are writing empty cnID atoms.
  • [2013-10-04] FIX: added workaround for broken MP4 implementations that are writing invalid atom sizes.
  • [2013-08-15] NEW: added support for setting cover description for multiple different covers at once.
Version 2.57
  • Release Date: Jul 7, 2013
  • [2013-07-06] CHG: Added *.m3u8 to playlist save dialog filter.
  • [2013-07-03] FIX: runtime error during undoing move operation after renaming last file in list.
  • [2013-07-02] LNG: changed syntax for placeholders in language files.
  • [2013-06-29] FIX: runtime error due to wrong use of placeholders in some translations.
Version 2.56
  • Release Date: Jun 22, 2013
  • [2013-06-22] CHG: updated Danish, French, Hebrew, Russian, Slovenian and Turkish translations.
  • [2013-06-21] CHG: updated TAK library to TAK 2.3.0.
  • [2013-06-21] FIX: Performing update check occasionally resulted in runtime error.
  • [2013-06-09] FIX: Changing option to show only user-defined genres had no effect until restarting Mp3tag.
  • [2013-06-09] FIX: Undo after removing first file from list had no effect.
  • [2013-06-08] LNG: Lithuanian language file.
Version 2.55a
  • Release Date: Apr 24, 2013
  • [2013-04-22] FIX: Mp3tag v2.55 did not work on computers with older CPUs anymore (e.g, Pentium III, Athlon XP, ...).
Version 2.55
  • Release Date: Apr 20, 2013
  • [2013-04-10] FIX: unicode characters encoded in \x{####} format gave runtime exception in web sources (e.g., Amazon.de).
  • [2013-04-07] NEW: added support for *.opus files for Explorer context menu shell extension.
  • [2013-04-04] CHG: added special handling for iTunMOVI field name for MP4.
  • [2013-04-04] FIX: preview at converter 'Tag - Tag' displayed 0 for %_counter% instead of 1.
  • [2013-04-03] FIX: after deleting files the list jumps to the beginning.
  • [2013-04-03] FIX: after moving files the list jumps to the beginning.
  • [2013-04-01] CHG: updated MusicBrainz web source to version 1.06.
  • [2013-04-01] FIX: temporary file was not removed when writing tags to Opus files (since v2.54a)
  • [2013-04-01] NEW: added support for the IETF Opus codec (http://opus-codec.org/)
  • [2013-03-17] CHG: improved compatibility with Windows 8.
Version 2.54d
  • Release Date: Apr 10, 2013
  • FIX: accidentally dropped support for Windows XP.
  • FIX: preview at converter 'Tag - Tag' displayed 0 for %_counter% instead of 1.
Version 2.54c
  • Release Date: Apr 8, 2013
  • NEW: added support for *.opus files for Explorer context menu shell extension.
  • CHG: added special handling for iTunMOVI field name for MP4.
  • CHG: updated MusicBrainz web source to version 1.06.
  • FIX: after deleting files the list jumps to the beginning.
  • FIX: after moving files the list jumps to the beginning.
  • FIX: preview at converter 'Tag - Tag' displayed 0 for %_counter% instead of 1.
Version 2.54b
  • Release Date: Apr 2, 2013
  • FIX: temporary file was not removed when writing tags to Opus files (since v2.54a)
Version 2.54a
  • Release Date: Apr 2, 2013
  • NEW: added support for the IETF Opus codec.
  • CHG: improved compatibility with Windows 8.
Version 2.54
  • Release Date: Dec 23, 2012
  • [2012-12-21] NEW: added official support for Windows 8.
  • [2012-12-10] FIX: large decimal-encoded characters in HTML (e.g., &nnnnn;) where not translated in web sources.
  • [2012-11-29] FIX: menu button at filter was drawn incorrectly.
  • [2012-11-28] FIX: after removing files under Windows XP the list jumps to the beginning.
  • [2012-11-26] FIX: short path names where displayed when loaded from specific NAS devices in some cases (since v2.53).
  • [2012-11-20] LNG: Macedonian language file.
  • [2012-11-20] FIX: installation in silent mode ignored language from Mp3tagSetup.ini.
Version 2.53
  • Release Date: Oct 25, 2012
  • [2012-10-23] CHG: updated code-signing certificate.
  • [2012-10-06] CHG: drag and drop of cover art from other applications now uses original image without re-encoding whenever possible.
  • [2012-10-01] CHG: Explorer context menu extension is now included in default installation.
  • [2012-09-29] CHG: ID3v2.3 TYER/TDAT now merged into one YEAR field formatted as YYYY-MM-DD.
  • [2012-09-26] FIX: files and folders added from command line were displayed with upper/lower case from command line.
  • [2012-09-26] FIX: file names added from playlists were displayed with upper/lower case from playlist.
  • [2012-09-25] NEW: added support for drag and drop of cover art from Google Chrome.
Version 2.52a Beta
  • Release Date: Oct 8, 2012
  • CHG: Drag and drop of cover art now uses original image without re-encoding whenever possible.
  • CHG: Explorer context menu extension is now included in default installation.
  • CHG: ID3v2.3 TYER/TDAT now merged into one YEAR field formatted as YYYY-MM-DD.
  • FIX: files and folders added from command line were displayed with upper/lower case from command line.
  • FIX: file names added from playlists were displayed with upper/lower case from playlist.
  • NEW: added support for drag and drop of cover art from Google Chrome.
Version 2.52
  • Release Date: Jul 20, 2012
  • NEW: added option to specify default directory for cover art.
  • NEW: added preferences page for directories used in Mp3tag.
Version 2.51
  • Release Date: May 17, 2012
  • [2012-05-14] NEW: added support for %_counter% and %_total_files% for format string at action 'Import cover from file'.
  • [2012-05-13] NEW: added option to specify cover type at action 'Import cover from file'.
  • [2012-05-06] CHG: added extended support for HTTP 302 cases (redirect) at web sources.
  • [2012-05-04] CHG: add cover now defaults to the last used cover directory if the is no cover art in the file's directory.
  • [2012-05-04] CHG: next file is now focused after removing files from file list.
  • [2012-04-07] FIX: regression regarding output of multi-valued tag fields for discogs web sources since v2.49b.
Version 2.50
  • Release Date: Mar 12, 2012
  • [2012-03-09] NEW: converter 'Tag - Tag' via menu 'Converter', toolbar and Alt+5 keyboard shortcut.
  • [2012-03-09] CHG: changed keyboard shortcut for actions to Alt+6 and Alt+Shift+6.
  • [2012-03-02] NEW: added $verticalBar() for masking vertical bar symbol in web sources.
  • [2012-02-28] FIX: truncated separator string that occurred in sayregexp result.
  • [2012-02-23] NEW: support for writing of UTF-8 encoded playlists using *.m3u8 as file extension.
  • [2012-02-22] FIX: regression regarding sorting filtered file lists since v2.49b.
  • [2012-02-21] FIX: converter 'Filename - Tag' did not work for field names containing dots.
  • [2012-02-17] FIX: regression regarding output of multi-valued tag fields for discogs web sources since v2.49b.
Version 2.49b
  • Release Date: Jan 17, 2012
  • [2012-01-13] FIX: cpil atoms (compilation at MP4) set to 0x00 were not displayed.
  • [2012-01-13] CHG: updated Discogs web source.
  • [2012-01-13] NEW: added support for Discogs API v2.0.
  • [2011-11-14] FIX: sort arrow was incorrectly shown after randomizing file list.
Version 2.49a
  • Release Date: Nov 15, 2011
  • [2011-11-09] CHG: updated Amazon web sources.
  • [2011-11-09] CHG: updated MusicBrainz web source.
  • [2011-09-19] FIX: 'No' button at 'Remove all from history' menu item was ignored.
Version 2.49
  • Release Date: Jun 2, 2011
  • [2011-05-18] NEW: added new field UserAgent for web sources which enables sending Mp3tag/#.## as user agent if set to 1.
  • [2011-05-19] CHG: updated MusicBrainz web source.
  • [2011-05-15] NEW: added %rate% for MP4 file
  • [2011-05-15] NEW: added %keywords% for MP4 files.
  • [2011-05-15] NEW: added support for preserving unknown MP4 atoms when writing tags.
  • [2011-05-04] NEW: added cover-specific %_cover_type% at action Export cover to file.
  • [2011-05-04] FIX: action Export cover to file duplicated file extension for multiple covers.
  • [2011-04-18] NEW: support for inbuilt parameters MP3TAGAPP and MP3TAGAPPDATA for $getEnv.
  • [2011-04-18] CHG: replaced discogs web source by web source based on discogs web service.
  • [2011-04-07] CHG: updated discogs web source.
  • [2011-04-03] NEW: added support for wildcards in format string of action Import cover from file.
  • [2011-04-03] NEW: added support for wildcards in format string of action Import text file.
  • [2011-04-03] NEW: added %rating winamp% for MP3 files.
  • [2011-03-26] FIX: possible runtime error when creating new actions.
  • [2011-03-25] NEW: added %itunesaccount% and %itunespurchasedate% for MP4 files.
  • [2011-03-22] FIX: $rand was only seeded once per session.
  • [2011-03-22] FIX: $ifLonger did not work as documented.
  • [2011-03-21] NEW: added %_video_height%, %_video_width%, and %_video_bitrate% for MP4 video files.
  • [2011-03-21] NEW: scripting function $getEnv.
  • [2011-03-21] NEW: support for Unicode encoded web sources scripts.
  • [2011-03-21] FIX: runtime error at converter preview with empty format string.
  • [2011-03-20] CHG: removed action type 'Shorten filenames to 64 characters'.
Version 2.48e Beta
  • Release Date: May 25, 2011
  • NEW: added support for preserving unknown MP4 atoms when writing tags.
  • NEW: added %keywords% for MP4 files.
  • NEW: added %rate% for MP4 file
  • NEW: added cover-specific %_cover_type% at action Export cover to file.
  • NEW: added new field UserAgent for web sources which enables sending Mp3tag/#.## as user agent if set to 1.
  • CHG: updated MusicBrainz web source.
  • FIX: action Export cover to file duplicated file extension for multiple covers.
Version 2.48d Beta
  • Release Date: Apr 21, 2011
  • NEW: support for inbuilt parameters MP3TAGAPP and MP3TAGAPPDATA for $getEnv.
  • CHG: replaced discogs web source by web source based on discogs web service.
Version 2.48c Beta
  • Release Date: Apr 12, 2011
  • NEW: added support for wildcards in format string of action Import cover from file.
  • NEW: added support for wildcards in format string of action Import text file.
  • NEW: added %rating winamp% for MP3 files.
  • CHG: updated discogs web source.
Version 2.48b Beta
  • Release Date: Mar 27, 2011
  • 2.48b:
    • FIX: possible runtime error when creating new actions.
  • 2.48a:
    • NEW: added %itunesaccount% and %itunespurchasedate% for MP4 files.
    • NEW: added %_video_height%, %_video_width%, and %_video_bitrate% for MP4 video files.
    • NEW: scripting function $getEnv.
    • NEW: support for Unicode encoded web sources scripts.
    • CHG: removed action type 'Shorten filenames to 64 characters'.
    • FIX: $ifLonger did not work as documented.
    • FIX: $rand was only seeded once per session.
    • FIX: runtime error at converter preview with empty format string.
Version 2.48
  • Release Date: Jan 24, 2011
  • [2011-01-23] CHG: improved Amazon query handling.
  • [2011-01-22] CHG: updated Amazon Web Sources.
  • [2011-01-18] FIX: wildcard matcher for filter expressions occasionally produced runtime errors.
  • [2010-12-26] FIX: click on helper menu for removing individual tag fields resulted in runtime error at action 'Merge duplicate fields'.
  • [2010-12-06] FIX: history at converter 'Text file - Tag' had problems with special characters.
Version 2.47b
  • Release Date: Nov 29, 2010
  • NEW: helper menu for removing individual tag fields, removing all tag fields, and resetting the tag fields list at tag field selection lists.
  • NEW: menu item for removing all items from history at format string selection lists.
  • FIX: applying changes to M4V files gave file cannot be written error message.
Version 2.47a
  • Release Date: Nov 20, 2010
  • FIX: tag field renamings from v2.47 were not applied for some users.
Version 2.46e Beta
  • Release Date: Nov 16, 2010
  • NEW: scripting functions $trimLeft, $trimRight, $cutLeft and $cutRight.
  • CHG: menu item 'Actions' moved from 'Converter' to own top-level menu with action groups as menu items.
  • FIX: scripting function $IfLonger did not always return the correct result.
  • FIX: some tag fields were renamed incorrectly with v2.46d.
Version 2.46d Beta
  • Release Date: Oct 31, 2010
  • NEW: added support for iTunes U at ITUNESMEDIATYPE MP4 field.
  • CHG: handling of Amazon web sources to allow for web sources that do not rely on AWS.
  • CHG: improved splash screen response time.
  • CHG: renamed field name ALBUMSORTORDER to ALBUMSORT
  • CHG: renamed field name ARTISTSORTORDER to ARTISTSORT
  • CHG: renamed field name BAND to ALBUMARTIST
  • CHG: renamed field name BANDSORTORDER to ALBUMARTISTSORT
  • CHG: renamed field name COMPOSERSORTORDER to COMPOSERSORT
  • CHG: renamed field name ITUNESCOMPILATION to COMPILATION
  • CHG: renamed field name ITUNESPODCAST to PODCAST
  • CHG: renamed field name ITUNESPODCASTCATEGORY to PODCASTCATEGORY
  • CHG: renamed field name ITUNESPODCASTDESC to PODCASTDESC
  • CHG: renamed field name ITUNESPODCASTID to PODCASTID
  • CHG: renamed field name ITUNESPODCASTURL to PODCASTURL
  • CHG: renamed field name TITLESORTORDER to TITLESORT
  • CHG: renamed field name TVSHOWSORTORDER to TVSHOWSORT
  • CHG: updated discogs web source.
Version 2.46c Beta
  • Release Date: Sep 26, 2010
  • NEW: added M4V to supported file extensions.
  • NEW: MP4 fields ITUNESCATALOGID and ITUNESHDVIDEO.
  • CHG: file extensions is now omitted when using _FILENAME or _ALL at all action types except 'Replace with regular expression'.
  • FIX: dragging columns after resizing restored previous column width.
  • FIX: fixed possible runtime error when displaying the extended tag dialog (since v2.46b).
  • FIX: ID3v2 WXXX frames with empty description were not read.
Version 2.46b Beta
  • Release Date: Aug 23, 2010
  • NEW: added German help file (many thanks to dano!).
  • NEW: added support for setting cover type for multiple different covers at once.
  • NEW: edit user-defined tool dialog is resizable now.
  • NEW: file list columns can now be rearranged via drag'n'drop.
  • CHG: added workaround for an issue when displaying the extended tag dialog under Wine 1.3.
  • CHG: changed format of %_replaygain_track_gain% and %_replaygain_album_gain% for Musepack to difference values.
  • CHG: DATE is not automatically mapped to ID3v2.4 TDRC frame anymore.
  • CHG: file path of the currently selected file now displayed at caption of extended tag dialog.
  • CHG: minor changes in default genre list.
  • CHG: updated discogs tag source.
  • CHG: updated discogs web source.
  • CHG: updated MusicBrainz tag source.
  • FIX: closing filter window when in floating state did not reset file view.
  • FIX: deadlock on files with malformed ID3v2 tags.
  • FIX: filter IS and HAS did not handle umlauts in uppercase correctly.
  • FIX: moving file where file already exists in target resulted in duplicate entries in file list.
  • FIX: replace did not work in web source scripts if replacement was part of sequence to be found.
  • FIX: undesired behaviour when renaming _DIRECTORY through action 'Format value' with a format string resulting in an empty value.
Version 2.46a
  • Release Date: Mar 20, 2010
  • CHG: updated zlib.
  • CHG: obsolete dockbar data was not removed from Windows Registry.
  • FIX: MP4 atom disc was written in a way that caused specific programs (e.g., Android) to not read the tag.
  • FIX: occasional runtime error while reading tags.
Version 2.46
  • Release Date: Mar 15, 2010
  • Please refer to the history page for a complete list of changes
Version 2.45a
  • Release Date: Nov 28, 2009
  • Please refer to the history page for a complete list of changes
Version 2.45
  • Release Date: Nov 23, 2009
  • Please refer to the history page for a complete list of changes
Version 2.44
  • Release Date: Aug 16, 2009
  • Please refer to the history page for a complete list of changes
Version 2.43
  • Release Date: Mar 29, 2009
  • Please refer to the history page for a complete list of changes
Version 2.42
  • Release Date: Oct 26, 2008
  • Please refer to the history page for a complete list of changes
Version 2.41
  • Release Date: Apr 20, 2008
  • Please refer to the history page for a complete list of changes
Version 2.40
  • Release Date: Feb 25, 2008
  • Please refer to the history page for a complete list of changes
Version 2.39
  • Release Date: Aug 21, 2007
  • [2007-07-26] FIX: tag panel was not refreshed if tags were pasted to multiple files.
  • [2007-07-25] FIX: when editing in the file view under Vista, the input field sometimes moved to the wrong position.
  • [2007-07-24] FIX: startup error under Vista because directory for user-defined settings could not always be determined.
  • [2007-07-15] NEW: support for cover art for APEv2 tagged files (Monkeys Audio, MusePack, OptimFrog, WavPack).
  • [2007-07-15] LNG: Bulgarian language.
  • [2007-07-12] FIX: clipboard was empty after pasting previously copied tags.
  • [2007-06-30] FIX: update of list of freedb servers did not work anymore.
  • [2007-06-24] FIX: endless loop when replacing whole words inside an action.
  • [2007-06-16] FIX: permission denied when writing tags to Samba shares under Windows Vista.
  • [2007-06-12] NEW: support for copy and cut cover art to clipboard.
  • [2007-06-11] FIX: when sorting the export result with an undefined sort key, the initial order from the file view was not preserved.
  • [2007-06-10] NEW: possibility to remove varying cover art from multiple files via main window.
  • [2007-06-10] FIX: undo at moving files sometimes caused a runtime error.
  • [2007-06-10] CHG: changed old version notification.
  • [2007-06-10] FIX: lost focus after canceling move or copy files operation.
  • [2007-05-17] FIX: renamed files were not reloaded during 'View > Refresh' in some cases.
  • [2007-05-17] CHG: format string for compilations at freedb dialog now uses standard placeholders %title% and %artist%
  • [2007-05-17] FIX: special syntax for MusicMatch* and Songs-DB* comment descriptions was not preserved.
  • [2007-05-17] FIX: placeholder %_length% was not available at converter 'Tag - Filename' anymore.
  • [2007-05-01] FIX: column 'modified' was not sorted numerically.

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