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# Change Log

1.5.6 (beta)



Improved work over the HTTP protocol.

Removed MPC FLAC Source filter.

Ignore corrupted 'APIC' and '\0PIC' tags in ID3v2.


Added support for ShoutCast.

Added support for streams with content-type "video/mpeg".


Fixed getting the list of chapters.


Added support for chapters for WAV format.

Added support for FLAC format.

Added basic support for AIFF format.


Added support for AV1 video.


Added support for Chinese KKmoon CCTV camera file format.


Added support for AV1 OBU files.


Fixed playback of some VFW type videos.

Fixed reading HDR data for VP9.


Added pixel format detection for DNxHD.

Fixed playing files from "edit list".

Fixed getting frame sizes and aspect ratios for some MOV files.


Fixed encoding in AC-3. Added check for SPDIF output at 44100 Hz.


Improved AV1 multithreading decoding.

The DXVA2 decoder will only connect for compatible media types.


Fixed turning off the mixer when not required.


Fixed playback of DVD-Video with no sound in the menu.

Video renderers

Fixed display of HLG for EVR-CP.

Fixed showing the first frame in some situations for EVR-CP.

Minor optimization of EVR-CP and Sync.


Fixed flickering of some subtitles.


User pages like are now parsed as playlists.

Added check for the availability of the received link.

Fixed opening of various links.

Improved YouTube format selection menu.

Added the ability to open only the audio track for a YouTube video.


WIC is now used for imaging instead of GDI +.

Fixed saving thumbnails for video files whose video tracks are noticeably shorter than audio tracks.

External interface change files (toolbar.png, gpu.png, flybar.png) can now only be in PNG format.

Added the ability to upload logo and covers in HEIF and WebP format.

Reduce the size of large images when viewed in the "Logo" settings panel.

The window size limits the size of the desktop when the player is started and at the beginning of playback.

Fixed leaking GDI objects when using a playlist.

Reworked mouse settings. Added the "Mouse" settings panel.

Added the ability to set the Ctrl, Shift and "Right button" modifiers for some mouse actions.

The "Previous" and "Next" control buttons are supplemented with the "Previous file" and "Next file" actions when the right mouse button is pressed.

Optimized primary rendering of the main window for Windows 7, 8, 8.1.

Fixed the state of the "GPU" indicator after closing a file.

Optimized rendering of playlist items.

Added "Repeat A-B" functionality.

Added the ability to assign a hotkey to open a folder.

Working with settings has been slightly optimized.

Optimized text output in the "Information", "Statistics" fields and the status line.

Improved OSD functionality when displaying permanent messages.

Fixed various issues for exclusive full screen.

Optimized Seek Bar output for an exclusive full screen.

Added the ability to assign a hotkey for calling the "After playback" menu.

Improved work on multiple displays and different DPI systems.

Rotation and Flip commands have been added to the "Pan & Scan" submenu.

Added the ability to add all media files in a folder when adding one file.

Toolbar, flybar, taskbar buttons and other graphics are now in SVG format (thanks to Ivan Shatsky). Improved display of interface elements on large Windows scales. Added the ability to load external toolbar.svg and flybar.svg.

Fixed display of chapters in the search bar for some DVD-Videos.

Various fixes in the player interface.


Fixed freeze when opening files from qBittorrent.

Updated Ukrainian translation (by arestarh1986).

Updated German translation (by Klaus1189).

Updated Hungarian translation (by mickey).

Updated Chinese (Simplified) translation (by wushantao).

Updated Turkish translation (by cmhrky).

Updated Chinese (Traditional) and Dutch translation (by beter).

Updated Greek translation (by George).

Updated libraries:

dav1d git-0.8.0-2-gd6beb0a;

ffmpeg git-n4.4-dev-2373-ga7f9b3b954;

Little-CMS git-2.11-42-g7dcc91f;

MediaInfo git-v20.09-66-gacf041ac;

openjpeg git-v2.3.1-59-g0f169867;

ZenLib git-v0.4.38-25-g11a96d5;


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