beaTunes News

Thursday, October 30, 2014

beaTunes 4.0.12

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Just a quick note: beaTunes 4.0.12 is out. You can download the software from the download section of the website.

Most important changes in 4.0.12

  • Turned StringDeduplication on.
  • Fixed identify lyrics language task.
  • Fixed wrong file deletion problem.
  • Fixed several Amazon context issues.
  • Improved empty line handling in lyrics.
  • Added setting of last played/skipped.
  • Moved to japlscript 3.1.0.
  • Moved to PCMSampledSP 0.9.3 for 32-bit wav files.
  • Removed 32-bit OS X launcher.

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Maintenance Update: beaTunes 4.0.11

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Just like the previous update, beaTunes 4.0.11 is a minor maintenance update. However, updating is recommended.

You can download the software from the download section of the website.

Most important changes in 4.0.11

  • Fixed compute BPM button in info panel.
  • Fixed problem when removing last tag via button.
  • Updated discogs access token.
  • Improved enforcement of metadata write order.
  • Added full text search index self-repair.
  • Added logic to avoid duplicates in matchlists.
  • Moved to FFSampledSP 0.9.9.

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

KeyToComment Plugin Update

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If you happen to be using the KeyToComment plugin with beaTunes 4, please update to version 3.0.2 via the plugin preferences pane. Should you be interested in hacking the plugin, the project sources can be downloaded from the site.

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Tuesday, October 7, 2014

beaTunes 4.0.10: Now with AV framework du jour

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I just released beaTunes 4.0.10, a minor maintenance update. If you have experienced crashes while analyzing Album Replay Gain on Windows, this update is the one you don't want to skip. On OS X, the move from the QTKit-based player to an AVFoundation-based one should not be noticeable. The reason for the move is not technical, but rather an attempt to use Apple's AV framework du jour.

You can download the software from the download section of the website.

Most important changes in 4.0.10

  • Moved from QTKit to AVFoundation on OS X.
  • Fixed possible crash when analyzing AlbumReplayGain on Windows.

Update

A nasty little bug snuck into the original release of 4.0.10 for 64-bit Windows (OS X and 32-Bit Windows are fine). You can easily tell whether this is of concern to you, as most analysis tasks crash right away rather unceremoniously. I have replaced the 4.0.10 release with a fixed version. If you are having problems, please simply download and install 4.0.10 again. Thank you.

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Thursday, September 25, 2014

Gentlemen, start your engines!

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And with engines I of course mean beaTunes 4.0.8. You will be in for a pleasant surprise, as it will start up a lot faster than v4.0.7. To give you an idea how fast: On my test system (2013 MacBook Pro, SSD, small music library—6000 songs) beaTunes 4.0.8 consistently started twice as fast. Naturally, depending on your hardware and music library, your mileage may vary. But in any case: it's a significant improvement.

You can download the software from the download section of the website.

Most important changes in 4.0.8

  • Improved startup performance.
  • Fixed context menu issues with sorted match table.
  • Fixed displayed order vs actual order sorting issue.
  • Fixed online update URL for OS X Help.
  • Added secondary sort orders for Album Rating and other columns.

Update

Because of new code signature requirements for OS X 10.9.5, I released 4.0.9 briefly after pushing 4.0.8 out the door. The new signature is the only change.

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

beaTunes 3 update

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For those of you still using beaTunes version 3.5, I just posted a minor maintenance update. All changes are basically back-ports of issues that were fixed for beaTunes 4. Plus, the Windows version was bundled with a current JRE 7. The OS X version still relies on Apple's outdated Java implementation.

You can download the software from the old downloads section of the website.

Note, that this is most likely the last update to the beaTunes 3.5 branch.

Most important changes in 3.5.20

  • Improved support for Yosemite (i.e. OS X 10.10).
  • Fixed concurrency issue in audio analysis pipeline.
  • Fixed halve/double BPM shortcuts for German.
  • Moved to MFSampledSP 0.9.4.

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Sunday, September 14, 2014

Sale!

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On 9/15/2014 and 9/16/2014 we're having a sale at BitsDuJour!

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