Audio Players


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Apr 3, 2020 Last updated


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# Change Log

Adds playlist grouping.

Fixes many issues with Microsoft Store release (included in 2.1.2 but there was no github release)

Adds "refresh devices" command to each output device settings page.

Fixes some crashes when meta data extraction is disabled.

Creating playlists is now faster due to sequencing (sorting) items are they're inserted instead of after.

Improved indexing for the SQLite back-end should make everything faster.

Asynchronous loading and synchronization for library and playlist views makes UI more responsive.

Adds meta data caching.

Library tile images and cursor adorers now respect current filter settings.

Image caching performance was improved.

Fix crashes when using UNC paths.

Adds option to prefer embedded or filesystem images.

Fix unresponsive UI due to missing hash code implementations.

Prevent windows from being opened off screen when display settings are changed.


FoxTunes is a free, open source modular music player built on the BASS framework - a powerful audio library.

The program uses a simple and intuitive user interface with components that can be relocated and removed - access the settings area, and you will be able to customize the player in many ways. Also, the playlist, library, and other elements can be customized using Javascript, DirectSound, ASIO and WASAPI output modes are supported, and it also includes a mini player with optional artwork and playlist. Thanks to BASS audio library, FoxTunes is a powerful music player.

Note: FoxTunes is offered as a ZIP archive. To run the program, unzip the downloaded file in a folder and click on the "FoxTunes Launcher" icon. If you want to use the music player on Windows XP a compatible .NET 4.0 build is available, can be configured minimally. The requirements are; 

KB2468871 - Portable class libraries patch

msvcp100.dll and msvcr100.dll - Microsoft Visual C++ 2010

Stock plugins;

- SQLite - Use SQLite for database functions.

- TagLib - Use TagLib for metadata functions.

- DirectSound - Use standard windows audio session for output.

- Javascript - Use JS for scriptable elements.

- Logging - Use Log4Net logging back-end. Can be configured and disabled.

- Config - Use a binary config file.

Various optional plugins are available;

- Windows - Global key bindings (Multimedia keys), system tray icon.

- SqlServer - Use Microsoft SQL Server for database functions.

- SimpleMetaData - A metadata provider using the file path and regular expressions. Recommended for older systems.

- ASIO - Low latency exclusive output, supports DSD directly.

- WASAPI - Windows Audio Session API output.

- DSD - Required for DSD direct.

- DTS - Play .dts multichannel format.

- CD - Play audio CDs from a physical drive.

- Resampler - SOXR based high-quality configurable resampler. Can perform up/downsampling.

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