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Picard now requires at least Python 2.7

Task: Update Picard logo/icons. (PICARD-760)

Version 1.3.2 2015-01-07

Bugfix: Fixed tags from filename dialog not opening on new installations

Version 1.3.1 2014-12-20

Bugfix: Picard should use the correct Accept header when talking to web services. (PICARD-273)

Bugfix: Picard refuses to load files if any path component happens to be hidden (PICARD-589)

Bugfix: ConfigUpgradeError: Error during config upgrade from version 0.0.0dev0 to 1.0.0final0 (PICARD-642)

Bugfix: Windows installer sets working directory to %PROGRAMFILES%\MusicBrainz Picard\locale (PICARD-649)

Bugfix: Last.fm plus tooltip help elements are all messed up (PICARD-655)

Bugfix: Regression: Tagger script for cover art filename does not work anymore (PICARD-661)

Bugfix: Retrieving collections causes AttributeError: release_list (PICARD-662)

Bugfix: Artist name makes it impossible to save (PICARD-663)

Improvement: Support the new pregap and data tracks (PICARD-658)

Improvement: Set the originalyear tag when loading a release (PICARD-659)

Improvement: Web service calls to ports 80 and 443 do not need explicit port specification. 443 should be automatically made https. (PICARD-665)

Version 1.3 2014-10-20

The "About" window now displays the versions of libraries used by Picard

Picard now correctly handles matching of MP3 files saved in ID3v2.3 tags

(which is the version that Microsoft Windows and iTunes both use).

Note: You may need to re-save your tags once to get them to match in future.

A sort tags plugin is now provided as tag data is no longer displayed sorted by default.

A new tag, musicbrainz_releasetrackid, containing the MusicBrainz Track MBID

introduced in the May 2013 schema change release, is now written to files.

Add %_recordingtitle% (PICARD-515)

Fix plugin install bugs (PICARD-444)

Fix Options / File naming examples to handle primary/secondary release types (PICARD-516)

A new advanced option is available to permanently set the starting directory

for the file browser and "Add files/folder" buttons.

Requests to Musicbrainz against your own account e.g. for collections are now handled through SSL (PICARD-337)

Refresh of Albums using Ctrl-R and selection of Other Releases are now more responsive during batch lookups.

Main window is now emitting a "selection_updated" signal, plugin api version bumps to 1.3.0

Append system information to user-agent string

Compilation tag/variable functionality (for tagging & file naming) has been split into two:

- %compilation% is now aligned with iTunes, and set only for Various Artists type compilations

- %_multiartist% variable now indicates whether this release has tracks by multiple artists

(in order to prepend the artist name to the filename as shown in the default file naming script)

autodetect the CD drive on Mac OS X (PICARD-123)

Ignore directories and files while indexing when show_hidden_files option is set to False (PICARD-528)

Add ignore_regex option which allows one to ignore matching paths, can be set in Options > Advanced (PICARD-528)

Added an "artists" multi-value tag to track metadata, based on the one in Jaikoz, which contains the individual

artist names from the artist credit. Also useful in scripts (joining phrases like 'feat:' are omitted) and plugins.

Added "_artists_sort", "_albumartists", "_albumartists_sort" variables for scripts and plugins.

Made Picard use the country names also used on the MusicBrainz website (PICARD-205)

New setup.py command `get_po_files` (Retrieve po files from transifex)

New setup.py command `regen_pot_file` (Regenerate po/picard.pot)

New Work tag (which for Classical music is often different from the track title) saved as ID3 TOAL tag.

New Composer Sort Order tag (variable %composersort%).

Improve the Other Releases list to prioritise and separate releases which match the correct number of tracks

and your Options / Metadata / Preferred Releases settings for Country and Format.

New %_absolutetracknumber% variable numbering tracks sequentially regardless of disc structure

(so you can numbers tracks on multi-disc releases without a disc number)

Support dropping image directly from Google image results to cover art box

Add %_musicbrainz_tracknumber% to hold track # as shown on MusicBrainz release web-page

e.g. vinyl/cassette style A1, A2, B1, B2

Show the ID3 version of the file in the Info... dialog (Ctrl-I) (PICARD-218)

Fixed a bug where Picard crashed if a MP3 file had malformed TRCK or TPOS tags (PICARD-112)

Add --files option to setup.py build_ui, used to force .ui to .py regeneration (PICARD-566)

New setup.py command `update_constants` (Regenerate countries.py and attributes.py)

Made Picard use release groups, medium formats and cover art types also used on the MusicBrainz website

Use MusicBrainz Server translations for release groups, medium formats and cover art types

Add checkbox to toggle debug at runtime in log/debug view dialog

Add a plugin to add Artist Official Homepage relationships to the website tag (ID3 WOAR tag)

Add integrated functions $eq_any, $ne_all, $eq_all, $ne_any, $swapprefix and $delprefix.

Add %_performance_attributes%, containing performance attributes for the work e.g. live, cover, medley etc.

Use $inmulti in file naming scripts i.e. ...$if($inmulti(%_performance_attributes%,medley), (Medley),)

Add optional `priority` parameter to `register_album_metadata_processor()` and `register_track_metadata_processor()`

Default priority is `PluginPriority.NORMAL`, plugins registered with `PluginPriority.HIGH` will be run first,

plugins registered with `PluginPriority.LOW` will run last

Add Standardise Performers plugin to convert e.g. Performer [piano and guitar] into

Performer [piano] and Performer [guitar].

Add support for release group cover art fallback (PICARD-418, PICARD-53)

Add a clear button to search box

Honour preferred release formats when matching AcoustIds (PICARD-631)

Prevent ZeroDivisionError in some rare cases (PICARD-630)

Version 1.2 2013-03-30

Picard now requires at least Python 2.6

Removed support for AmpliFIND/PUIDs

Add support for the Ogg Opus file format

It's now possible to download cover images without any plugin. Cover Art Archive images can be downloaded by image type

Improved directory scanning performance

Prefer already-loaded releases of the same RG when matching files

Allow dropping new files onto specific targets

Add basic collections management support (PICARD-84)

Allow adding custom tags in the tag editing dialog (PICARD-349)

Fix replacing of Windows-incompatible characters (PICARD-393)

Save both primary and secondary release types (PICARD-240)

Handle errors from the AcoustID service better (PICARD-391)

Accept HTTPS URLs on drag-and-drop (PICARD-378)

Version 1.1 2012-09-03

Always show basic tags in metadata comparison box, even if empty (title,

artist, album, tracknumber, ~length, date) (PICARD-201)

Fixed AcoustID submission failure after removing files from Picard (PICARD-82)

Allow multi-select in new MetaDataBox for delete/remove tags (PICARD-194)

File browser remembers last directory/no longer crashes on OS X (PICARD-104)

Removed the "Run Picard" option from the Windows installer (PICARD-11)

Refreshing a non-album track correctly clears previous track metadata (PICARD-220)

Fixed the preserved tags setting for tags with uppercase characters (PICARD-217)

Added a completion box to the preserved tags setting, and clarified how it works

Store lyrics language in tags instead of text representation language (PICARD-242)

Fix various oddities in the metadata comparison box (PICARD-255, PICARD-256)

Version 1.0 2012-06-02

New UI: Extended comparison of existing vs. MB metadata & tags (PICARD-43)

Merged the renaming and moving options pages

Removed the VA file naming format option (there is now a single format option) (PICARD-159)

Add %license% tag

Made %writer% available to tagger scripts and plugins with contents of songwriter (PICARD-21)

Allow two multi-valued variables to be merged in tagger scripting (PICARD-139)

Allow multi-valued variables to be transformed in tagger script and then set back in tags as multi-valued (PICARD-147)

Fix $copy not preserving multi-value variables as documented (PICARD-138)

Load/save free-text tags for ID3 as TXXX frames (PICARD-148)

Fix writing of MusicBrainz Work Id / musicbrainz_workid to tags (PICARD-88)

Handle mimetype for embedding cover art from EXIF jpegs (PICARD-27)

Change cover art box to open MusicBrainz release rather than Amazon

Support manual drag-and-drop of cover art onto a release via cover art box

Only open browser on left-click of cover art box (PICARD-190)

Fix Lookup in Browser (previously 'tag lookup') for clusters (PICARD-186)

Lookup in Browser will now not use MBIDs to lookup unmatched files/clusters

Add Date/Country to CD Lookup results dialog (PICARD-198)

Fix/reset album folksonomy tag counts while refreshing releases (PICARD-4)

Plugins actions can now create sub-menus using the MENU class attribute

New plugin hook register_clusterlist_action

Display the port Picard is listening on at bottom right status bar (PICARD-191)

Make album drops from right hand pane to left default to "unmatched files" again (PICARD-33)

Remove .DS_Store, desktop.ini, and Thumbs.db from otherwise empty directories (PICARD-75)

Update artist translation to use new alias features (primary flag, sort names) (PICARD-200)

Deleted tags aren't indicated as changes (PICARD-165)

Picard log entries have inaccurate timestamp (PICARD-45)

Interface doesn't allow keyboard only management (PICARD-103)

Added option to preserve timestamps of tagged files (PICARD-31)

Added keyboard shortcut to reload release (PICARD-99)

Medium formats weren't listed in order in the "Other versions" menu (PICARD-91)

Couldn't select multiple directories in "Add Folder" window on OS X (PICARD-74)

Version 0.16 2011-10-23

Added AcoustID support.

Fixed track metadata plugins.

Added new internal %_totalalbumtracks% tag field. (PICARD-16)

Track metadata plugins now run also on non-album tracks. (PICARD-7)

Fixed custom Various Artists name on the %albumartist% field. (PICARD-5)

Album artist is now correctly "translated". (PICARD-1)

Unicode punctuation is now converted to ASCII by default.

WavPack correction files are moved together with the main files. (PICARD-15)

Unicode filename normalization on OS X.

Original release date is now saved into %originaldate%.

Allow tagging with localized artist aliases (PICARD-17)

Added a quit confirmation dialog. (PICARD-46)

Standalone recordings can be tagged with relationships now. (PICARD-10)

Refreshing an album will refresh its "other versions" listing. (PICARD-8)

"Unicode punctuation to ASCII" now works on album-level metadata. (PICARD-50)

DJ-mix tags should only be written to the medium where they apply. (PICARD-20)

Support URL redirects in web service/network request module (PICARD-54)

Jamendo and Archive.org cover art is displayed on web page, but not loaded by Picard plugin (PICARD-52)

Edits to metadata in "Details..." menu not reflected in UI (PICARD-13)

The status bar/new metadata box is updated when a selected file/track is changed. (PICARD-14)

Version 0.15.1 2011-07-31

"Other versions" menu now displays release labels and catalog numbers.

Added CD-R, 8cm CD to the format mapping.

Picard no longer fails to load releases with new or unknown media formats.

Threading issues that could occasionally cause Picard to stop loading files have been fixed.

Fixed album metadata processor plugins not working (#5960)

Fixed loading of standalone recordings (#5961)

Fixed requests stopping at midnight (#5963)

Stopped using QDateTime for timing requests (for Qt 4.6 compatibility) (#5967)

Fixed display of ampersands in the "other versions" menu. (#5969)

Fixed use of numerical functions in advanced scripting.

Version 0.15 2011-07-17

Added options for using standardized track, release, and artist metadata.

Added preferred release format support.

Expanded preferred release country support to allow multiple countries.

Added support for tagging non-album tracks (standalone recordings).

Plugins can now be installed via drag and drop, or a file browser.

Added several new tags: %_originaldate%, %_recordingcomment%, and %_releasecomment%

Changes to request queuing: added separate high and low priority queues for each host.

Tagger scripts now run after metadata plugins finish (#5850)

The "compilation" tag can now be $unset or modified via tagger script.

Added a shortcut (Ctrl+I) for Edit->Details.

Miscellaneous bug fixes.

Version 0.15beta1 2011-05-29

Support for the NGS web service

Version 0.14 2011-05-15

Fixed a problem with network operations hanging after a network error (#5794, #5884)

ID3v2.3 with UTF-16 is now the default ID3 version

Option to set preferred release types for improved album matching

Added support for sorting the album/file lists (#75)

Fixed OptimFROG tag reading (#5859)

Fixed colors for a white-on-black color scheme (#5846)

Added an option to replace non-ASCII punctuation (#5834)

Support for writing release group and work IDs, currently unused (#5805)

Fixed saving of the release event format tag (#5250)

Added support for the language and script tags (#943)

Plugins can now use track-track relationships (#5849)

Allowed external drives to be visible in the file browser panel on OS X (#5308)

Version 0.13 2011-03-06

Changed Picard icon license to CC by-sa

Small UI consistency changes

Albums with tracks linked to more than one file are never marked as

"completed".

Fixed matching of scanned files to tracks while the album is still loading.

Support for properly embedded FLAC pictures

Existing embedded images in APE and ASF files are removed only if there

are new images to replace them.

More strict tagger script validation.

Fixed the $truncate tagger script function.

Proper rounding of track durations.

Fixed a bug with saving images larger than 64k to WMA files.

Added a $swapprefix tagger script function.

Release events with a date are preferred over the ones without a date.

Files that are being saved as marked as pending.

Updated .desktop file to allow opening Picard with multiple files.

Handle the "open file" event on Mac OS X.

Added timeouts to the HTTP web service client.

Fixed a bug with albums missing the expand/collapse icons

Version 0.12.1 2009-11-01

Fixed deletion of all COMM frames in ID3, which was introduced with the

iTunNORM fix in Picard 0.12.0.

Restored native add folder dialog.

Version 0.12 2009-10-25

Live syntax checking for tagger script and naming strings.

(Nikolai Prokoschenko)

Support ratings. (Philipp Wolfer)

Support for user folskonomy tags. (Lukáš Lalinský)

Embed cover art into APEv2 tags. (Lukáš Lalinský)

Embed cover art into WMA tags. (Philipp Wolfer)

New high quality application icon (Carlin Mangar)

Support for originaldate tag. (Philipp Wolfer)

Restructured file naming options. (Nikolai Prokoschenko)

Added option to select the user interface language. (Philipp Wolfer)

Highlight fully matched albums. (Nikolai Prokoschenko)

New script functions $matchedtracks(), $initials(), $firstalphachar(),

$truncate() and $firstwords()

CD drive dropdown selection on Linux. (Philipp Wolfer)

Add disc ID to album metadata if loaded via disc lookup. (Philipp Wolfer)

Add expand/collapse all actions to tree views. (Philipp Wolfer)

Added DCC media format.

Removed unncecessary and confusing PUID lookup threshold. (Philipp Wolfer)

Fixed saving of copyright in ASF metadata. (#5419, Philipp Wolfer)

Write TRACKTOTAL and DISCTOTAL to vorbis files. (#4088, Philipp Wolfer)

Added keyboard shortcut to toggle file browser (#3954, Philipp Wolfer)

Write ISRCs from MusicBrainz into tags (Philipp Wolfer)

UI improvements on cover art box and icons (Carlin Mangar)

New Windows installer (Carlin Mangar)

New plugin extension point ui_init (Gary van der Merwe)

Updated plugin options page (Carlin Mangar)

Python 2.6 fixes. (Gary van der Merwe)

Fix PUID generation on big endian machines. (Jon Hermansen)

Fix lookup encoding for non latin characters. (#5233, Philip Jägenstedt)

Fix infinite loop when using Qt 4.5. (Lukáš Lalinský)

Ensure 16-byte memory alignment for avcodec, fixes issues with enabled SSE2

instructions. (#5263, Philipp Wolfer)

Use default CD device for disc ID lookups if no device was specified.

(Philipp Wolfer)

Preserve file information (bitrate, extension etc.) on saving.

(#3236, Philipp Wolfer)

Allow empty release events (#4818, Philipp Wolfer)

Respect the option "clear existing tags" when saving WMA files.

(Philipp Wolfer)

Detect image format of cover images. (#4863, Philipp Wolfer)

Don't load CD stubs. (#4251, Philipp Wolfer)

Set match background color relative to the base color. (#4740, Philipp Wolfer)

Fix infinite loop when using Qt 4.5. (Lukáš Lalinský)

Fixed various issues with the PUID submission button. (Philipp Wolfer)

Fixed copy and paste (#5428, Philipp Wolfer)

Fixed loading of files with corrupted PUIDs (#5331, Carlin Mangar)

Fixed redirection handling (Lukáš Lalinský)

Fixed writng of iTunNORM tags in ID3 (Carlin Mangar)

Always restore window position so that the window is visible (Carlin Mangar)

Updated translations.

Version 0.11 2008-12-02

Support for new FFmpeg install locations

Automatically remove whitespaces from MB hostname in options

Release date from MB is now optional

Fixed per-track folksonomy tag support

Evaluate tagger script for album metadata

Show donation info in the about dialog

Support for .oga files (Ogg FLAC, Ogg Speex or Ogg Vorbis)

Fixed loading of performer tags from Vorbis Comments

Load embedded cover art from COVERART/COVERARTMIME Vorbis Comments

Allow setting the "Move Files To" location from the internal file browser

Copy&paste support in the file details dialog

Correct handling of "; " as a separator for sort names

Minimal support for TAK files

Fixed parsing of the "Pseudo-Release" release status

Fixed reading performers with empty role from ID3 tags

Don't allow empty file naming formats

Interactive password dialog

Fixed checking for non-Latin characters when using sort name as the main

artist name

Version 0.10 2008-07-27

Fixed crash when reading CD TOC on 64-bit systems

Fixed handling of MP4 files with no metadata

Change the hotkey for help to the right key for OS X

Replace special characters after tagger script evalutaion to allow

special characters being replaced by tagger script

Actually ignore 'ignored (folksonomy) tags'

Remove dependency on Mutagen 1.13, version 1.11 is enough now

Escape ampersand in release selection (#3748)

Version 0.10.0rc1 2008-05-25

Stop analyzing files that have been removed. (#3352, Gary van der Merwe)

Automatically disable CD lookup if no CD device is specified.

(Will Holcomb)

Don't abort directory reading on invalid filename. (#2829, amckinle)

Add an option to select multiple directories from the 'Add Directory'

window. (#3541, Will Holcomb)

Avoid scanning files that had been removed from the tagger.

(#3352, Gary van der Merwe)

Folksonomy tags/genre support. (Lukáš Lalinský)

Added menu items (with keyboard shortcuts) for CD lookup / Scan /

Lookup / Cluster. (Lukáš Lalinský)

Add taggerscript function $performer(). (Lukáš Lalinský)

Lower the default PUID lookup threshold to 10%. (Lukáš Lalinský)

Compare tracknumber and totaltracks as numbers, not strings.

(Lukáš Lalinský)

Correctly escape special Lucene characters for searches/lookups.

(#3448, Lukáš Lalinský)

Use MusicIP Mixer "archived analysis" to speed up PUID lookups.

(Lukáš Lalinský)

Add language and script to variables. (#3635, Nikki)

Option to initiate searches with advanced query syntax on by default.

(#3526, Lukáš Lalinský)

"Save Tags" item in options menu. (#3519, Lukáš Lalinský)

Create empty "plugins" directory by default on installation.

(#3529, Lukáš Lalinský)

Added default release country option. (#3452, Philipp Wolfer)

Added release format type to release selection. (#3074, Philipp Wolfer)

Convert Vorbis tag "tracktotal" to "totaltracks" on load. (Philipp Wolfer)

Save 'arranger' to ID3 tags. (Lukáš Lalinský)

Store cover art in Ogg and FLAC files. (#3647, Hendrik van Antwerpen)

Album title not updated when related 'Unkown files' are modified.

(#3682, Hendrik van Antwerpen)

Match selected release event to existing files.

(#3687, Hendrik van Antwerpen)

Allow multiple files to be linked to a single track.

(#3729, Gary van der Merwe)

Don't use mmap to resize files on Windows. (Lukáš Lalinský)

Version 0.9.0 2007-12-16

More custom tags in MP4 files (compatible with MediaMonkey and Jaikoz) (#3379)

Fixed MP4 fingerprinting on Windows. (#3454, #3374)

Fixed CD lookups on Windows. (#3462, #3362, #3386)

Set the %compilation% tag correctly. (#3263)

Fixed location of saved cover art files. (#3345)

The Picard window now won't start as hidden. (#2104, #2429)

Fixed reading of length of MP3 files with VBRI headers. (#3409)

Fixed WMA saving. (#3417)

Fixed saving of comment to ID3 tags. (#3418)

New mapping of "chorus master" AR to "conductor" tag.

Fixed system-wide plugin path on Linux. (#3430)

Use the earliest release date by default. (#3456)

Version 0.9.0beta1 2007-10-28

Save ASIN to MP4 files.

Add a --disable-locales option to setup.py build. (Santiago M. Mola)

New threading code, should make Picard crash less and be faster.

Replace initial dot in file and directory names. (#3204, Philipp Wolfer)

Fixed caps in the default cover art image. (#3242, Bogdan Butnaru)

Fixed broken naming preview. (#3214, Daniel Bumke)

Re-enable the drag/drop target indicators. (#3106)

Fix adding files and directories from the command line. (#3075)

Don't show the cover art box by default.

Lookup files individually for "Unmatched Files", not as a cluster.

Version 0.9.0alpha14 2007-08-05

Fixed PUID submissions.

Fixed drag&drop from Finder to Picard on Mac OS X.

Don't save files from "Unmatched Files" when saving an album.

Renamed "Analyze" to "Scan", to avoid confusion with MusicIP Mixer analysis.

Added plugin API versioning. Plugins now need to define constant

PLUGIN_API_VERSIONS, otherwise they won't be loaded.

Added option to overwrite cover art by default.

Never wait more than second for the next HTTP request.

Fixed setting of the "Move Tagged Files To" folder, if the name contains

non-ASCII characters.

Version 0.9.0alpha13 2007-07-29

Bug Fixes:

Fixed drag&drop issue on Windows Vista.

http://forums.musicbrainz.org/viewtopic.php?id=693

Version 0.9.0alpha12 2007-07-29

Changes:

"User directory" location changed:

- On Windows from "%HOMEPATH%\Local Settings\Application Data\MusicBrainz Picard"

to "%HOMEPATH%\Application Data\MusicBrainz\Picard"

- On UNIX from "~/.picard" to "$XDG_CONFIG_HOME/MusicBrainz/Picard"

(usually "~/.config/MusicBrainz/Picard")

Picard no longer logs every action and doesn't saves the logs. To enable

more debug logging, use command line argument "-d" or "--debug" or

environment variable "PICARD_DEBUG".

For plugins:

- metadata["~#length"] is now metadata.length

- metadata["~#artwork"] is now metadata.images

New Features:

Save embedded images to MP4 files.

Added option to select release events for albums.

Added internal log viewer.

Track and file context menu hooks for plugins.

Bug Fixes:

Deleting files from clusters increments total time rather than

decrementing it. (#2965)

Update metadata boxes and cover art for selected items. (#2498)

Display error message for tracks.

Fixed drag-and-drop bugs on Mac OS X.

Added %releasecountry% to the file renaming preview.

Cluster multi-disc albums identified by tags, not (disc x). (#2555)

Version 0.9.0alpha11 2007-05-27

New Features:

Added "Edit" button to the tag editor.

Bug Fixes:

Fixed initialization of gettext translations.

Version 0.9.0alpha10 2007-05-27

New Features:

New TaggerScript function $len(text). (#2843)

Don't compress huge ID3 frames. (#2850)

Move "Add Cluster As Release" to a plugin.

Allow horizontal scrollbar in the file browser panel. (#2856)

Removed "Basic" tab from the "Details" window, "Advanced" tab renamed to "Metadata".

The tag editor can be used to edit multiple files. (#2893)

Bug Fixes:

F1 for Help instead of CTRL+H on Windows and Linux. (#2485, Nikolai Prokoschenko)

Tabbing focus transition from search isn't as expected. (#2546, Nikolai Prokoschenko)

Display an error message if launching a web browser failed.

Fixed web-service error caused PUID submissions.

Change function $gt(), $gte(), $lt(), $lte() to compare numbers, not strings. (#2848)

Fixed kfmclient launching under KDE/Python 2.5.

Fixed similarity calculation of non-latin texts. (#2891)

Don't try to auto-analyze files with "loading" errors. (#2862)

Version 0.9.0alpha9 2007-05-12

New Features:

The tag editor now accepts free-text tag names.

Load 'DJ-mixed by' AR data to %djmixer% tag.

Load 'Mixed by' AR data to %mixer% tag.

Delay the webservice client to do max. 1 request per second.

Sort files in clusters by disc number, track number and file name. (#2547)

Support for any text frame in special variable %_id3:%.

Ignore empty ID3 text values.

Windows installer:

Removed DirectX-based decoder.

FFmpeg compiled with AAC (faad2) support.

Bug Fixes:

Save XSOP frame to ID3v2.3 tags. (#2484)

Use attributes like 'guest' or 'additional' also from generic performer ARs.

Fixed capitalization of %releasetype% in file naming preview. (#2762)

Fixed 'python setup.py build_ext' if py2app and setuptools are loaded.

ID3v2.3 frame TDAT should be written in format DDMM, not MMDD. (#2770)

Don't display an error on Ogg and FLAC files with no tags.

Remove video files from the list of supported formats.

Always use musicbrainz.org for PUID submissions. (#2764)

Files/Pending Files count not reset/recalculated after removing files. (#2541)

Removed files still get processed during fingerprinting. (#2738)

Read only text values from APEv2 tags. (#2828)

Version 0.9.0alpha8 2007-04-15

New Features:

Notification of changed files in releases. (#2632, #2702)

Bux Fixes:

Don't open the file for analyzing twice. (#2733, #2734)

Save ASIN and release country to ID3 tags. (#2484, #2456)

Variable %country% renamed to %releasecountry%.

Save release country to MP4 and WMA tags.

Don't take unsupported tags into account when checking if the

tags are 'complete' and the file should have 100% match. This

fixes problems with showing the green check-marks for file

with limited tag formats, like MP4 or WMA.

Ignore missing tag in $unset().

Version 0.9.0alpha7 2007-04-14

New Features

Remember location in the file browser. (#2618)

Added FFmpeg support on Windows (MP3, Vorbis,

FLAC, WavPack and many other audio formats).

Lowercase the extension on file renaming/moving. (#2701)

TaggerScript function `$copy(new,old)` to copy metadata from

variable `old` to `new`. The difference between `$set(new,%old%)`

is that `$copy(new,old)` copies multi-value variables without

flattening them.

Added special purpose TaggerScript variable `%_id3:%` for direct

setting of ID3 frames. Currently it supports only TXXX frames in format

`%_id3:TXXX:<description>%`, for example:

`$copy(_id3:TXXX:PERFORMERSORTORDER,artistsort)`.

Support for WAV files. (#2537)

Removed GStreamer-based decoder.

Implemented `python setup.py install_locales`.

Bug Fixes:

Failed PUID submission deactivates the submit button. (#2673)

Unable to specify album art file name mask. (#2655)

Fixed incorrect copying of album metadata to tracks. (#2698)

Added options to un-hide toolbars. (#2631)

Fixed problem with saving extra performer FLAC tags

containing non-ASCII characters. (#2719)

Read only the first date from ID3v2.3 tags. (#2460)

If the remembered directory for add dialogs and file browser was

removed, try to find an existing directory in the same path.

Version 0.9.0alpha6 2007-04-04

New Features:

Added option --disable-autoupdate for 'build' and 'install' commands

of the setup script. (#2551)

Automatically parse track numbers from file names like 01.flac for better

cluster->album matching with untagged files.

Support for the new sorting tags in MP4 tags from iTunes 7.1.

Strip white-space from directory names. (#2558)

When replacing characters with their ascii equivalent, 'ß' should be

replaced by 'ss'. (#2610)

Track level performer ARs. (#2561)

Remove leading and trailing whitespace from tags on file saving.

(#892, #2665)

Support for labels, catalog numbers and barcodes.

Bug Fixes:

Artist names from ARs should be translated, too.

Freeze after answering no to "download the new version" prompt. (#2542)

%musicbrainz_albumid% not working in file renaming. (#2543)

Track time appears to display incorrectly if it's unknown on

MusicBrainz. (#2548)

Fixed problem with removing albums/files after submitting PUIDs (#2556)

The user's script should be applied also to album metadata.

Fixed moving of additional files from paths with "special" characters.

Internals:

The browser integration HTTP server rewritten using QTcpServer.

Version 0.9.0alpha5 2007-03-18

New Features:

Replace Æ with AE in file/directory names. (#2512)

"Add cluster as release" (#1049)

Text labels under icon buttons. (#2476)

Bug Fixes:

Fixed fileId generator (caused problems with drag&drop

if files with multiple formats are used).

Original Metadata not greyed out when no tracks are attached. (#2461)

Better detecting of the default Windows browser, with fallback to

Internet Explorer. (#2502)

Better album/track lookup. (#2521)

File browser stays 'hidden' after first time use. (#2480)

Track length changed in Original Metadata after save. (#2510)

"Send PUIDs" button not disabled after albums are removed. (#2506)

The Windows package now includes JPEG loader to show cover art

images correctly. (#2478)

Version 0.9.0alpha4 2007-03-09

Bug Fixes:

Fixed case-insentive file renaming. (#2457, #2513)

Version 0.9.0alpha3 2007-03-08

New Features:

Using of 'performed by' AR types (without instrument or vocal).

The "Replace non-ASCII characters" option will try to remove

accents first. (#2466)

Added option to auto-analyze all files. (#2465)

Bug Fixes:

Fixed file clustering.

Added %albumartistsort%, %releasetype% and %releasestatus% to the

file naming example (#2458)

Sanitize dates from ID3 tags. (#2460)

Fixed page switching in the options window on error. (#2455)

Correct case-insensitive file renaming on Windows (#1003, #2457)

Relative paths in the 'Move files to' option are relative to the

current path of the file. (#2454)

Added a .desktop file. (#2470)

Release type and status should be in lower case. (#2489)

Version 0.9.0alpha2 2007-03-04

New Features:

New variable %_extension% (#2447)

File naming format tester. (#2448)

Added automatic checking for new versions.

Bug Fixes:

Fixed window position saving/restoring. (#2449)

Fixed iTunes compilation flag saving. (#2450)

Version 0.9.0alpha1 2007-03-03

First release.