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History of changes

5.1.649 (05/07/2014)

  • Updated Discogs support
  • Improved reading of corrupted ID3v2.4 tags
  • Translations: Ukrainian

5.1.648 (03/11/2014)

  • Optimized work with online services
  • New: Filter for release format on Discogs
  • Translations: Catalan, Slovak, Spain

5.1.647 (02/07/2014)

  • Updated support for Discogs service
  • Fixed: Sometimes program didn't delete tmp-files after tag removing
  • Changed: Tag CUT feature now remove all possible formats of metadata inspite of tags saving options
  • Translations: Finnish, Portuguese (Portugal)

5.1.645 (12/17/2013)

  • Removed support for Beatport lookups due to incompatibility with the new licensing policy
  • Improved work with large FLAC files
  • Fixed: Tags not saved if file is played with embedded player
  • Translations: Latvian (new), Chinese Traditional, Ukrainian, Polish, Chinese Simplified

5.1.643 (11/07/2013)

  • New: Now you can download additional images from web sources
  • Improved: Now program shows country of release where possible for web results
  • Improved: Increased tag saving speed on network drives
  • Fixed saving of scripts containing restricted characters in their names
  • Fixed some files sharing issues on multi-user systems
  • Translations: Turkish

5.1.641 (10/13/2013)

  • Rollback changes which hide files from indexing service after tags saving

5.1.640 (10/09/2013)

  • Updated support for Beatport service
  • Improved: Case change function now works with multiline fields
  • Improved: Date of release from web sources now can be saved in full format
  • Increased tag saving speed for most systems
  • Fixed some stability issues on Windows8

5.1.638 (08/22/2013)

  • Improved: Intellectual sorting by Track Number, BPM and Cover size
  • Improved: Autocorrection of filenames for exported covers
  • Reverted back Genre displaying for FreeDB services
  • Possible fix for sharing violation problem on Win8
  • Translations: Dutch, Ukrainian, Chinese Simplified

5.1.637 (06/04/2013)

  • Improved: Now you can resize action panels
  • Improved: Now you can apply one text transformation for several fields at once
  • Improved: Interface of freedb-like services reworked and now can show several results at once
  • Changed behavior of some dialogs
  • Fixed: Resource leak and random crashes after long work

5.1.635 (04/23/2013)

  • New: Support for regular expressions in Text transform
  • Improved: Optimization of lookups on Discogs and Beatport
  • Improved: Ability to get album covers from MusicBrainz's related coverartarchive.org
  • Fixed some stability issues on Windows8
  • Translations: Polish, Ukrainian, Japanese

5.1.631 (03/15/2013)

  • New: Support for lookups on amazon.it and amazon.es
  • Optimized memory consumption for undo
  • Updated playback engine

5.1.630 (01/16/2013)

  • Improved: Processing of compound fields from MusicBrainz
  • Improved: Support for non-rgb pictures for embedded covers
  • Fixed: Changing of filename in export interface didn't work
  • Fixed: Renaming of files directly in filelist
  • Translations: German

5.1.625 (11/14/2012)

  • New: Support for Opus Codec - stream info and metadata reading/saving (Vorbis Comments)
  • Improved relevance of lookups on Discogs and MusicBrainz
  • Improved: Reading of unsynchronized ID3v2.3 tags
  • Improved: Reading of codec information from MP4 movies
  • Improved: Reading of multi-artist fields from MusicBrainz
  • Internal player now support multimedia features of keyboards
  • Program now tested on Windows 8

5.1.622 (10/17/2012)

  • Improved: Autovalidation of path to folder inserted from clipboard
  • Improved: Tags version indication in filelist
  • Fixed: Processing of tag fields which contain %
  • Fixed: Reading of some types of comments from ID3v2 tags
  • Translations: Dutch

5.1.621 (09/06/2012)

  • New keyboard shortcut to select next file in list CTRL+N
  • Fixed: Sometimes rating information may disappear from Id3v2 tag after saving in Tag editor
  • Fixed: Tagging problems with very short OGG-vorbis files
  • Translations: Chinese Traditional

5.1.620 (07/11/2012)

  • New: Support for largest music store for DJs Beatport.com with ability to get full info about releases and download high quality covers
  • Changed: TOTALTRACKS and TOTALDISCS values now saved in individual fields for Vorbis Comments
  • Fixed rare problem with reading of ID3v2 tags with exteneded header
  • Updated Discogs service support
  • Translations: Estonian, Chinese Simplified

5.1.612 (05/23/2012)

  • New: Ability to shuffle list of files
  • Updated sorting logic for some columns of filelist
  • Fixed behaviour of some file dialogs on WinXP
  • Fixed problems with false error indication while saving ID3v1 tags
  • Updated playback engine

5.1.611 (03/22/2012)

  • More accurate calculation of bitrate for FLAC-files
  • Workarounds to work with files locked by other programs like Winamp, iTunes etc.
  • Fixed: File operations on the filtered list of files
  • Fixed: Positioning on multi-monitor systems
  • Translations: Greek

5.1.610 (02/15/2012)

  • Improved Discogs service support for old releases
  • Improved context menu for list of files
  • Changed: The program now preserve order of files when opening playlists
  • Fixed some stability issues in Tag processor
  • Updated list of available placeholders
  • Retuned Vorbis comments support
  • Translations: Swedish

5.1.608 (01/24/2012)

  • Updated support for WavPack format
  • Unification of the options for processing of existing values in Tag processor
  • Fixed: Work with cover art pasted from clipboard
  • Fixed: Log displaing while renaming files
  • Fixed: Program can't read Album Artist field from ID3v2.2 tag

5.1.607 (01/12/2012)

  • Updated Discogs service support
  • Updated TrackType service support
  • Improved: On Music renamer tab transform scripts now can be applied not only to filenames, but to placeholders
  • Changed: Program now saves ID3v2 tags into AAC-files by default
  • Fixed: Reading of ID3v2 comments with additional description
  • Fixed: Sometimes ID3v2 tag can't be removed on some systems
  • Translations: Japanese, Ukrainian, Turkish

5.1.605 (12/01/2011)

  • New: Volume control for built-in player
  • New: Placeholder %_filedate_rfc% for date and time of file in internet (rfc822) format
  • Improved: Quick preview of full-sized album covers in tag editor
  • Improved: Placeholders are reorganized
  • Fixed: Processing of conditional sections
  • Fixed: Processing of mixed-case strings with non-latin chars in transform scripts and filter
  • Some parts of interface have become more friendly to systems with increased DPI
  • Updated sound engine, fixed problems with running on remote desktop
  • Reverted back internal rules for transform scripts to prior 5.1.602 state
  • Translations: Chinese Simplified, Polish

5.1.602 (11/04/2011)

  • New: Transferred to new version of Amazon Product Advertising API
  • Fixed and reconfigured some templates and export scripts
  • Translations: Italian, Portuguese (Brazil), Ukrainian

5.1.601 (10/27/2011)

  • Improved: Speedup filtration of filelist
  • Improved: Ability to get release info directly from MusicBrainz for known PUID
  • Improved: Parsing of some Musicbrainz releases with lack of data
  • Improved: Slightly increased tag writing speed for some systems
  • Fixed: Thumbnails of album covers from Amazon displayed in reverse order
  • Fixed: Processing of several conditional sections in one template
  • Retuned autocorrection function for filenames
  • More friendly autosuggest feature for web requests
  • Translations: German, Ukrainian

5.1.600 (09/15/2011)

  • New: MusicBrainz albums database support with ability to download cover art from sites related to release
  • New: Transferred to new Discogs API v2.0, old version will be shut down 15.12.2011
  • Improved: Correct displaying of multiline fields in tags created on Mac OS
  • Changed: The program now checks write permissions for temporary files to avoid problems with network folders
  • Changed: The program now trying to download previews of disc covers before the data about all albums loaded
  • Changed: The program now load only one folder instead top level path when you use console params
  • Fixed: Processing of tag data for multiple selected files with empty fields values
  • Fixed: Rarely authorization problems for some type of requests on Amazon
  • Translations: Serbian (Latin)

5.1.598 (07/22/2011)

  • New: placeholder %_nl% for new line symbol
  • Improved: Processing of bugged Discogs releases with empty list of tracks
  • Portable version now comes without initial config file to prevent of erasing your settings
  • Translations: Czech, Portuguese (Portugal)

5.1.597 (04/14/2011)

  • Improved: Special indication of spaces and empty values in transform scripts editor
  • Fixed: Rename folder by TAG feature on network drives
  • Fixed: Processing of %foldername% placeholder for network drives
  • Updated Discogs support
  • Program no longer tested on Windows2000
  • Translations: Portuguese (Brazil), German

5.1.596 (02/10/2011)

  • Improved: Export function now can keep current order of files with special placeholder %_index%. Default scripts for html and csv updated.
  • Improved: Automatic validation of output filename for Export function
  • Changed: Mapping VERSION -> REMIXEDBY for Vorbis comments
  • Changed: Processing of cue-files containing multiple PERFORMERs
  • Changed: Program now use path to first dropped file as %workpath%
  • Fixed: Processing of patterns with conditional sections
  • Pressing the tab key in edit mode inside filelist now advances to the same field of next file, just like the Windows 7 Explorer does it
  • Compatibility fixes for some ID3v2 frames
  • Translations: Bulgarian, Italian

5.1.595 (01/26/2011)

  • Improved: Now you can add files to current list if hold down Ctrl button while drag'&'drop files from Windows explorer
  • Improved: Reading of separated fields TOTALDISCS and TOTALTRACKS used in some software
  • Improved: New placeholders %foldername2% for name of folder on two levels up and %foldername3% for name of folder on three levels up
  • Improved: Recovering of ID3v2 tags with empty headers and frames
  • Changed: Non-portable version of TagScanner now store all settings and scripts in current user profile folder %appdata%\TagScanner. All old settings from VirtualStore of Windows Vista and above will be moved to new location.
  • Fixed: Processing of %hascover% placeholder
  • Fixed: Possible 'Out Of Resource' error on multi-monitor systems
  • Now program interface always scaled according to Windows settings
  • Updated sound engine

5.1.594 (11/18/2010)

  • Some tweaks in Discogs and Amazon import
  • Updated WMA support
  • Fixed: Access violation error with some actions
  • Fixed: Tag saving problems on mapped network drives

5.1.593 (11/09/2010)

  • Improved: Greatly increased writing speed with network and external drives
  • Improved: Error protection on corrupted covers from tags, also now you can delete such covers
  • Improved: %_counter% placeholder now use formatting settings in same way as %track%
  • Improved: Image quality for resized and recompressed covers
  • Improved: Support for Vietnamese encoding in converters
  • Improved: Autocorrection of foldernames with spaces at the beginning and end
  • Changed: Program now ignore ID3v2 tags in FLAC files with proper Vorbis tags
  • Changed: Mapping GROUPING -> CONTENTGROUP for Vorbis comments
  • Fixed: Memory leaks in ID3v2 support
  • Fixed: Some errors in WMA support
  • Some fixes in ALAC support for files created with old versions of iTunes
  • Find and Find duplicates functions slightly retuned
  • Changed some groups in filelist
  • Program window now rearranged on startup if its borders out of screen
  • Translations: Czech, German, Ukrainian

5.1.592 (09/24/2010)

  • New tag engine
  • New placeholder %_counter%
  • Improved: Reading of CUE files for various artists compilation
  • Improved: Repairing of some sort of corrupted ID3v2 tags
  • Improved: Compatibility with iTunes10
  • Improved: Program now remember settings for 'Restructure files' feature
  • Changed: Disabled joint reading of ID3v1 and ID3v2 tags
  • Changed: Mapping DESCRIPTION -> COMMENT for Vorbis comments
  • Changed: Mapping ORGANIZATION -> PUBLISHER for Vorbis comments
  • Fixed: Generating of tag data with empty user blocks in Filename-to-Tag generator
  • Fixed: Problems with slash symbol in Music renamer for some Windows7 systems
  • Updated Discogs support
  • On Windows Vista and above program now trying to use new system fonts
  • All translation files now utf-8 encoded
  • Transferred to new compiler
  • Translations: Polish, Czech, Chinese Traditional, Slovak, Korean

5.1.571 (07/02/2010)

  • New: Now you can automatically change dimension and compression level of embedded cover art
  • New: Autonumbering function now has an option to reset counter on next group of flles
  • Improved: Transform scripts now applied for live preview in renamer
  • Improved: Processing of multiple user-defined <text blocks> in Filename-to-Tag generator
  • Changed: Transform scripts now applied only for engaged part of filename instead of full path for Filename-to-Tag generator
  • Changed: Program now change case of file extension only to all upper or all lower
  • Fixed: Tag processor ignore numeric values for some placeholders
  • Fixed: Program no longer prevent of actions on auto-hided taskbar
  • Rewritten network code to avoid problems with unstable connections (no need to restart program)
  • Changed interface scaling method
  • Translations: Portuguese (Brazil), Dutch, Italian, Turkish, Japanese, German

5.1.563 (05/12/2010)

  • Updated rules for words capitalization
  • Retuned autocorrection function for filenames
  • Retuned Import data from CUE function
  • A smoother migration from version 5.0 to 5.1
  • Translations: Portuguese - European, Croatian (alternative)

5.1.562 (04/29/2010)

  • New: Ability to search info in Amazon Mp3Downloads section
  • Improved: Program now can automatically save downloaded covers into album folder
  • Improved: Program now remember last working module
  • Improved: Program now can indicate about problems with access to the file
  • Improved: Import of additional info about track featured artists from Discogs
  • Improved: Now you can use full range of metadata placeholders for List maker and Tag Processor
  • Improved: Interface for web services reorganized
  • Improved: Autocorrection of foldernames with dots at the beginning and end
  • Fixed: Last line from text file sometimes ignored when you try to generate tag data from
  • Fixed: Incorrect work of trim filename function
  • Fixed: Preserve file modification time when removing tags if option enabled
  • Fixed: Reading of Genre field containing brackets
  • Translations: Belarusian, Hebrew (new), Croatian (new), Japanese

5.1.559 (03/16/2010)

  • Improved: Program now use Windows interface scaling option
  • Improved: Trim filename function now also affect on created folders
  • Improved: Reading and mapping of Album Artist field for better compatibility with other software
  • Improved: New placeholder %foldername% for name of folder which contain current file
  • Improved: Processing of multi-artist releases from Discogs
  • Changed: Program help now opened in default browser
  • Changed: Remapped key shortcuts to fix problems with typing of some national symbols
  • Changed: iTunes service comments in ID3v2 tags now always saved in ISO-8859-1 encoding
  • Fixed: Error on removing files from list
  • Fixed: Saving of playlists in PLS format
  • Fixed: Reading data from CUE-files
  • Fixed: Next file in list was read twice after saving
  • Improved interface usability for some modules
  • Translations: French (2 versions), Danish (new), Slovak, German, Dutch

5.1.555 (12/17/2009)

  • New: Ability to edit tag fields directly in list of files
  • Improved: Tag Processor now highlights changed fields
  • Improved: Now you can use Transform scripts to replace field value with static text
  • Improved: Fast processing of very large or corrupt text fields inside ID3v2 tags
  • Improved: Export scripts is now updated in real time, if changed outside
  • Improved: Folding sections in tag editor
  • Changed: 'Rename folder by tag' now can work with all selected files instead of focused
  • Changed: Now the program in AUTO mode saves only APEv2 tag in ape,wv,mpc-files if they don't contain ID3v1 tag
  • Fixed: Handling restrictions on 99 tracks in album for freedb and tracktype services
  • Fixed: Problems with selection of last file in list on Win7
  • New keyboard shortcuts: Ctrl+P - options, Ctrl+Shift++/Ctrl+Shift+- - expand/collapse groups, Ctrl+Shift+O - open playlist, Esc - cancel any long-running operation
  • Compatibility fixes for some ID3v2 frames
  • Translations: Hungarian

5.1.553 (10/08/2009)

  • Improved: Increased speed of muliselection processing in the list of files
  • Improved: Changed logic of the Html filter for export operations
  • Improved: Reading of unsynchronized ID3v2 tags
  • Fixed: Reading of ID3v2.4 tags with utf-8 encoded description inside APIC frames
  • Fixed: Change case in multiline fields
  • Fixed: Publisher was mapped to Album Artist in Filename/Text file to Tag modules
  • Fixed: Incorrect calculation of MP4 tag size that prevent saving changes
  • Updated export scripts
  • Translations: German, Portuguese (Brazil)

5.1.551 (08/27/2009)

  • Improved: Now you can remove files from main list of files
  • Fixed: 'List index out of bounds' error when using scripts with the clearing of fields values
  • Fixed: Working of Autonumbering function outside Tag editor tab
  • Fixed: Last selected file inserted twice into playlist
  • Program once again show data offset for mp3 files
  • Translations: Greek

5.1.550 (08/04/2009)

  • Removed: Tag processor module: Copy tag
  • Removed: Standalone playlists editor (now integrated into main list of files)
  • New: Tag Processor module: Tag fields mixer - format, extract and move any tag fields data to other fields
  • New: Tag Processor module: Import tag data from text files
  • New: Special field SOURCESTRING in text transform script editor for source strings in new processor modules
  • New: Filtering in list of files
  • New: Change codepage function (from selected codepage to unicode) in text transform scripts
  • New: Ability to create playlist from selected files
  • New: Natural sorting algorithm for list of files (on by default for WinXP and later)
  • New: 'Export list' module with scripting support, included scripts for xml, csv and html
  • New: Reader for Mpeg based files with detection of encoder type and accurate calculation of length and bitrate
  • New: Find duplicates function for list of files (by Title, Size and Length)
  • New: Conditional sections [...] in output strings
  • New: Support of new official OGG Vorbis field designed for embedded cover art (METADATA_BLOCK_PICTURE)
  • New: Functions to import/export covers for multiple files at once
  • Improved: Now you can copy/paste TAG information between different media formats(Vorbis to ID3, APE to MP4 etc.)
  • Improved: In Filename-to-TAG generator you can now append text to extracted parts directly in formatting string
  • Improved: User defined templates for quick renaming of folders from menu
  • Improved: User defined genres for Tag Editor
  • Improved: 'Open file location' operation now highlight selected file in explorer
  • Improved: In list of files now you can see columns for all available for editing fields
  • Improved: Import additional information from a Amazon and Discogs (Composer, Conductor, Remixed by etc.)
  • Improved: Additional fields: CONDUCTOR, ISRC, REMIXEDBY, SUBTITLE, LYRICIST
  • Improved: Option for Discogs - Move "The" at the beginning in artist names
  • Improved: Ability to Copy/Paste covers from clipboard
  • Improved: Ability to sort list of files on presence of embedded pictures
  • Improved: Ability to create copy of whole text transform script
  • Improved: Transition to the new Amazon access protocol
  • Improved: Keeping aspect ratio of covers when displaying in the tag editor
  • Improved: Updated support for MusePack and WavePack formats
  • Improved: Multi-monitor support
  • Improved: Check for updates on program startup
  • Changed: 'Undo' operation now restore original encoding of tag
  • Changed: 'Export list' function now work for selected files
  • Changed: In Tag Editor, all fields on the screen except locked are cleaned up when you click Remove tag button
  • Changed: To improve compatibility with other software the program now use first occurrence of frame instead the last one for ID3v2 tag
  • Changed: Program now updates tag information instead complete overwrite when you get data from web
  • Fixed: Reading of ID3v2 tags with GEOB frames
  • Fixed: Saving of ID3v2 tags APIC descriptions
  • Fixed: Reading of ID3v2 tags with utf-16 BigEndian encoded frames
  • Fixed: Saving of cover art from web into OGG
  • Fixed: Unicode paths usage in some dialogs
  • Fixed: Reading of text files with BOM
  • Fixed: Incorrect processing of files dragged from explorer
  • Fixed: Reading of some MP4 with very long custom tag fields
  • Fixed: Memory leaks in interface render
  • New internal tag storage and processing engine
  • Most of program dialogs was rearranged
  • Updated help files, added examples of usage for all modules
  • Updated playback engine
  • Translations: Chinese Traditional, Japanese, Polish, Spanish

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