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Version 2.6.0b
  • Release Date: Apr 6, 2013
  • Download(s):
  • FFMPEG updated to v1.1.4
  • Use FFMPEG for AAC decoding (should be less crashes because faad bugs).
  • SPDIF/AC3 encoder: encode 5.1 with back channels (used by flac for instance) like 5.1 with side channels (standard for ac3).
  • Serbian language added (thanks to Rancher).
  • Languages updated: Basque (thanks to Xabier Aramendi), Chinese (thanks to PoYang).
  • Bug fixed: some languages was reset to english after restart.
  • Installer: /noicons option works now
Version 2.5b Version 2.4a
  • Release Date: Jun 7, 2012
  • Download(s):
  • No freeze after pause in WMP.
  • More speaker layouts.
  • ACM driver crash fixed (thanks to maxsmi).
  • AC3 SPDIF passthrough fixed.
  • Basque language added (thanks to Xabier Aramendi!).
  • Translations updated: Finnish (thanks to Kristian Epäilys), Bulgarian (thanks to Georgi Barzev)
Version 2.3a
  • Release Date: May 31, 2012
  • Download(s):
  • Dolby TrueHD support
  • ACM 64bit works now
  • Several bugs leading to crash fixed.
  • Translations updated: Slovak (thanks to Artam), French (thanks to Philippe AGUESSE)
Version 2.2a Version 2.1a Version 2.0a
  • Release Date: Apr 10, 2012
  • Download(s):
  • 8 channels support
  • PCM Double output support
  • DTS-MA (core only), AAC, EAC3, FLAC, MP3 decoding support
  • Completely new bass redirection:
    • better filtering (4th order Linkwitz-Riley)
    • option to redirect bass to front speakers
  • Single icon per application
  • Online help
  • Crash report
  • Set filter language from the installer
  • Translations:
    • Portuguese, thanks to Manuela Silva
    • Turkish, thanks to AltanEdip
    • Dutch, thanks to Ernst Klamer
    • Bulgarian, thanks to Георги Бързев
    • Ukrainian, thanks to Michael Vigovsky
Version 1.63b Version 1.62b Version 1.61b Version 1.60b
  • Release Date: May 19, 2009
  • Download(s):
  • + 64bit filter
  • + Lite filter version
  • + Multichannel equalizer
  • + Customize equalizer dialog with frequency response of the equalizer
  • * Spectrum synchronized with audio playback
  • * Localized installer
  • ! Fixed: ACM driver sometimes crashed
  • ! Fixed: equalizer can mute the sound sometimes
  • ! Fixed: "incorrect value" error message may appear under the settings dialog
  • ! Fixed: tab key now works at edit controls
  • New Translations:
    • Slovenian, thanks to DarkHand
    • Greek, thanks to Peter Perdik and Dimitrios Topouzidis
Version 1.51a
  • Release Date: Jul 9, 2008
  • Download(s):
  • CPU usage takes in account number of processors
  • Center, Voice and LFE levels are synchronized across Mixer and Gains pages
  • 'Decoder info' box did not work sometimes
  • Slovak, Spanish and Italian translations updated
Version 1.50
  • Release Date: Jul 1, 2008
  • + Equalizer
  • + Spectrum analyzer
  • + Sample rate conversion
  • + spdif_test utility
  • * New and updated translations
  • * Old bugs killed, new made :)
Version 1.46
  • Release Date: Aug 18, 2007
  • + AC3 encoder bitrate is now adjustable
  • + Korean translation added (thanks to starcodec)
  • ! Upmixing of Dolby Surround files works now (thanks to Stefan Schott)
  • ! MPEG Audio Joint stereo playback fixed (thanks to Daniel Bechter)
  • ! Problem with decimal point in mixing matrix on some non-english Windows (thanks to Marcin Hencz)
Version 1.45b
  • Release Date: Jun 8, 2007
  • ACM codec is now included into the package
  • Tab labels are now translatable
  • All languages available so far integrated
  • Avoid poEdit '\r' warning when creating a translation file
  • Warning messages about dangerous options
  • Loud noise was possible after output format switch or SPDIF state change
  • Audio skips problem fixed once more
Version 1.40b
  • Release Date: May 31, 2007
  • Localization support!
  • Localization procedure is easy and can by done by everyone!
  • Russian translation
  • Fixed bug in AC3 decoder (audio skips). Thanks to Chris Meadowcroft!
  • User manual fixed (broken in v1.35b)
  • Mixing LFE channel into several channels preserves resulting loudness. LFE level now means gain relative to front channles.v1.40b - 30.05.2007
  • Localization support!
  • Localization procedure is easy and can by done by everyone!
  • Russian translation
  • Fixed bug in AC3 decoder (audio skips). Thanks to Chris Meadowcroft!
  • User manual fixed (broken in v1.35b)
  • Mixing LFE channel into several channels preserves resulting loudness. LFE level now means gain relative to front channels.
Version 1.35b
  • Release Date: May 25, 2007
  • Fixed a bug in AC3 decoder (decoding of 4.1 and 3.1 AC3 files was affected). Thanks to Dietmar Kleiner for reporting and testing!
  • Fixed a bug with fast playback of mono files in WMP
  • Delay units works correctly in offline config utility
  • SPDIF page added, all SPDIF-related options are moved there
  • AC3Config utility supports themes
  • Invert levels option to fix a bug with levels display in 3rd-party themes
  • Default output format changed to stereo (Much of people with stereo setup cannot hear center channel with default multichannel output)
Version 1.30b
  • Release Date: Mar 28, 2007
  • AC3 decoding level made louder by +6dB
  • Fixed: sometimes 2 tray icons appear in WMP
  • Fixed: Matrix editing did not work in Vista
  • Fixed: Gains was not saved in Vista
Version 1.20b
  • Release Date: Mar 21, 2007
  • Now we can play multi-channel audio CD without any conversion! Just insert multi-channel CD into CD drive and open it with Windows Media Player or Media Player Classics. (Or you can use any other DirectShow media player that can playback AudioCD. Winamp IS NOT DirectShow player and does not work!)
  • Also, we can playback .wav files ripped from multi-channel CD (that produced just noise before) without any conversion!
  • New method of DTS over SPDIF passthrough allows to transmit DTS streams that was impossible to transmit before!
  • Fixed work with 14-bit DTS files that was played back incorrectly (like fast forward).
  • SPDIF input support. This will allow to decode external SPDIF source at future...
Version 1.11
  • Release Date: Oct 29, 2006
  • Now filter saves output settings to preset. So now you can create presets with different output configurations.
  • Tray icon and some other options display fixed
  • Fixed crash with TMPEnc
Version 1.10b
  • Release Date: Oct 3, 2006
  • Tray icon to access filter's settings
  • 'Disallow PCM in SPDIF mode' option added
  • Divx Player now works with SPDIF output
  • AC3Config app does not crash, but reports an error when filter is uninstalled.
  • 'Force reinit' option now works only in SPDIF mode (no need to disable it for PCM mode)
Version 1.09a
  • Release Date: Aug 9, 2006
  • DivX Player compatibility
  • Audio/Video sync option works again
Version 1.08a
  • Release Date: Aug 8, 2006
  • More work with player compatibility.
Version 1.07a
  • Release Date: Aug 3, 2006
  • Thanks to Marcelo Castagna for patience with testing.
  • BSPlayer crash fixed
  • No sound in some players fixed
  • AGC fixed: was limited to -6dB
Version 1.06a
  • Release Date: Aug 1, 2006
  • AGC fixed: overflow check did not work sometimes
Version 1.05a
  • Release Date: Aug 1, 2006
  • Extended AC3 sainty checks disabled How it recognizes AC3 files produced with buggy encoder
Version 1.04a
  • Release Date: Jul 31, 2006
  • Bugfix release
  • Valex thanks Alex for a great job with testing ;-)
  • * SPDIF passthrough did not work with Program Stream (DVD)
  • * SPDIF had jitter with DVD
  • * Cannot enable SPDIF with some sound cards (found on HDSP 9632)
  • * Uninstall now deletes pis folder
Version 1.03a
  • Release Date: Jul 29, 2006
  • + As-is output mode (without change of number of channgels)
  • + SPDIF output options:
  • + Enable/disable AC3 encoder
  • + Enable/disable encoding of stereo PCM
  • + Option to output SPDIF stream as PCM
  • + Sample rate check
  • + Option to check output format support
  • + Sound card reinit after pause
  • * Extended decoder inforation
  • * SPDIF disabled reason indication
  • * Time shift and jitter correction work with SPDIF output
  • * Extended jitter statistics
  • * Attack/Release speed adjust
Version 1.01a RC5
  • Release Date: May 25, 2004
  • Serious bug in decoder fixed. Sound is _much_ better now especially on low bitrates.
  • Some optimizations.
  • Updated DPLII downmix matrix according to (thanks to bleo!)

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