Sunday, 17 November 2013 21:08
AudioExpert 10.0 is now available. This version contains the following improvements and bugfixes:
- Frequency analysis / bit rate verification
AudioExpert can determine the actual quality of the music files, and so expose poor-quality audio files, which have subsequently been re-encoded in higher bit rate. For manual audit, displaying the frequency spectrum is possible.
- Support of "Portable devices"
Synchronizing and importing devices that are not mounted with a drive letter by Windows (for example Android mobile phones) is supported.
Prerequisite: Win7 or later.
- Search for release date
You can findthe first release date for an album (or more) at MusicBrainz and assign it to the respective titles, also available in the album properties dialog
- Search for genre
New search for the genre (from last.fm) in the " Search > Search Genre... " menu, also available in the album properties.
Scrobbling of the currently playing songs to last.fm is supported, see the menu "Extras > Settings" , tab "More"
- AIFF format
Music files in AIFF are supported
- Custom path settings
You can define a custom folder structure in the filesystem in the folder properties dialog (for each mainfolder separately)
Eg: .. \ genre \ year \ album \ title
- Synchronizing Libraries
Here you can optionally define a completely custom directory structure for the target directory
- Exporting tracks
When exporting music files to another directory, the layout of the subdirectories can also be defined manually. In addition, the last export operation using the F4 key can be repeated
- Search for album covers
Possibility to edit the search terms for the Google search
Cover can also be searched at last.fm
- Duplicates with the same name
Importing tracks with the same name but different track numbers is now allow. No change of the file name in AudioExpert is enforced. This is also possible fo r differences in the year or the remix artists
- Join multiple CD albums
If you prefer an album with a continuous numbering insetad of several albums that each count of 1, you can merge them via menu
- Resolve Sampler
You can resolve a compilation, so that the titles will be moved to the best possible album (with MusicBrainz Suppport ) assigned to the respective artists
- Normalize volume directly after import
Normalizing newly imported titles directly after the commit-run using ReplayGain or MP3Gain is possible
- Show titles without MP3Gain
New filtering function "Show only titles without Mp3Gain" in the "View"
- Incomplete albums
You now can not only highlight gaps in the numbering of titles, but also duplicate numbers
- Error dialog "Please insert disk"
Improved handling for files that are associated with a CD drive in the current hardware configuration.
- Quick search: View Entire albums
Displaying the entire album in the quicksearch if only few tracks of this album were found
- Backup of keywords / Library Info
Custom Tags and library information can be saved and restored manually via the menu "Extras > Database Tools"
- Text export
The column order when exporting to TXT or CSV format can be changed in the settings. CSV files can be exported in UTF-8 format if necessary.
- Database check
If AudioExpert can't access the database file within startup, an error message is displayed.
- Show only incomplete albums
Configure the meaning of "show only incomplete albums" in the settings dialog
- Renumber tracks
The underlying sort order when renumbering can be defined
- Include images - limit image size
Defining a maximum size in the settings dialog is possible to limit the size of pictures to embed in the audiofiles.
- Search dialog
Adding tracks to libraries from within the seachdialog is now possible.
- Check duplicates in the trash
If tracks have been sorted-out to the trash folder within manual operations, you now can review them in the special dialog "Extras > Check duplicates in trash folder"
- Organize Genre + year
The dialog is able to gather missing information from last.fm
- Sudden change in volume when switching to the next track, in case the volume was adjusted using the slider during playback
- Memory leak for GDI resources resolved
- Error message "Field 'User Defined' not found" if *. Scn files exist
- Sporadic, non- reproducible crash when importing run