foobar2000.org - 4.2 MB ( Freeware)
Foobar2000 is a great solution for audio playing supporting a wide range of formats.
Foobar2000 is an audio player that supports many popular audio formats.
Its interface is very simple with only the presentation of a play list while the progress bar and the controls can be only text characters.
The software is very flexible and incorporates a variety of functions ranging from simple multi-standard playback (MP3, OGG, WMA, Flac, MusePack, etc.) to the audio compression through management of albums, writing WAVE, the crossfading, etc.
Foobar2000 is also one of the few MP3 players that incorporate a "gapless" powerful function to solve the problem of blank created by MP3 compression and management of playlists is exemplary (organization, search, sort .
The application consumes very little memory and CPU, it offers a simple interface that includes only strictly necessary elements for reading.
Better error message when trying to open M4A file renamed to .aac.
Added %video_codec% info for Matroska and MP4 files.
Added support for PCM audio in MP4 container.
Made mouse wheel work in playlist view during a drag&drop operation.
Improved handling of classical music metadata for iTunes M4A files.
Added %bitspersample_extra% info to tell between int32/float32 PCM files.
Added support for ID3v2 iTunes Grouping field.
Converter: advanced-preferences option to encode to temp folder and move encoded-and-tagged files to the intended destination.
Made tag update operations not fail when another application has the file open for reading.
Corrected wrong bitrate shown for FLAC in Matroska container.
Corrected labels for F13-F24 keyboard shortcuts.
Fixed bugs with ReplayGain Scanner's automatic resampling of high sample rate content.
Bumped maximum allowed sample rate to deal with DSD1024 content.
Made Media Library respect 'include hidden files & folders' setting in Advanced Preferences.
Converter with don't reset DSP between tracks now respects DSP-reported latency for proper handling of gapless albums.
PPHS resampler bug fixes (inaccurate reported latency, crashing with extreme sample rates).
Fixed ReplayGain scan results showing zero peaks on near-silent 24-bit files.
New and improved buffering scheme for improved network streaming performance (ported from foobar2000 mobile).
Internet radio handling regressions from 1.4 fixed; added an Advanced Preferences setting for ShoutCast metadata codepage.
Fixed component auto update on Windows XP (1.4 regression).
Added an Advanced Preferences option to toggle asymmetric search, reverting search behaviors to 1.3 style.
Added title formatting fields for showing track/album peaks as decibel values.
Improved status feedback from batch attach album art tool.
Pressing next past the end of playlist now restarts the playlist even without repeat mode.
Made Converter copy other files feature respect parent folder (..\pattern) references.
Added EXTM3U info writing (enabled via advanced preferences).
Added 5.1 and 7.1 upmix DSPs.