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AdPlug core 2.2.1 released

Just a minor release this time, which fixes a couple of bugs and crashes. See the NEWS file for full details.

Posted by Adam Nielsen 2010-04-06

AdPlug core 2.2 and AdPlay/UNIX 1.7 released

At last another release!

AdPlug 2.2 brings with it these changes:
- Support for JBM Adlib Music Format
- Support for new DOSBox .dro format
- New (more accurate) CMF player
- New surround sound/harmonic synth effect (sure beats mono!)
- Various bugfixes in D00, ROL and original DRO players

AdPlay/UNIX v1.7 has also been released:
- Default subsong matches file's default subsong
- New surround/harmonic synth is now the default
- ALSA playback fixes

Posted by Adam Nielsen 2010-01-01

New AdPlug suite released

Nearly the whole AdPlug suite has been updated today!

Version 2.1 of the AdPlug core library has been released. From the NEWS:
- New format support:
- ADL: Westwood ADL File Format
- Added OPL3 support:
- A2M: AdLib Tracker 2 versions 5-8
- All players are endian-clean now.
- Lots of security fixes (thanks to Luigi Auriemma).
- Fixed volume handling in AMD player.
- Fixed a buffer overflow in ROL player (thanks to HIGUCHI Daisuke).
- Fixed vibrato & volume slides in D00 player (thanks to Dennis Lindroos).
- Removed superfluous exit() call in RIX player (thanks to Martin Michlmayr).
- Enhanced generic Protracker player features:
- Supports up to 32 channels
- OPL3 output support
- New behavior flags and commands... read more

Posted by Simon Peter 2007-04-09

AdPlay/DOS 1.6 released

Here comes a (very) late release of AdPlay/DOS version 1.6! It has been delayed for over 6 months due to hardware resource constraints and still might not be thoroughly tested. Please report any found bugs!

From the NEWS:
- Support for the DJGPP compiler.
- Binary version compiled with DJGPP.
- Updated to be fully compatible with the ISO standard C++ library.

Posted by Simon Peter 2006-09-18

AdPlug core library 2.0.1 released

Version 2.0.1 of the AdPlug core library was released today! It is a bugfix release, also fixing some security bugs. An update is strongly recommended!

From the NEWS:
- All players are endian-clean now.
- Lots of security fixes (many thanks to Luigi Auriemma).
- Fixed volume handling in AMD player.

Posted by Simon Peter 2006-07-16

AdPlug/Winamp 1.7 released

Version 1.7 of AdPlug/Winamp has been released today!

From the NEWS:
- Now using the GNU build-system and compiled with MinGW by default. This fixes a lot of bugs.
- MS Visual C++ 6 builds not actively supported anymore. The build files are kept available, though.
- Compatible with AdPlug 2.0

Precompiled binary versions of the plugin will be created including the newest MAME OPL2 emulator, which bears a non OSI compliant license and thus can't be distributed through SourceForge. Another website will host binary versions of the plugin. Please see the AdPlug website at http://adplug.sourceforge.net/ for more information.

Posted by Simon Peter 2006-05-14

AdPlug core library 2.0 released

Version 2.0 of the AdPlug core library was released today!

The latest released versions of AdPlay/UNIX and AdPlug/XMMS already support this version. AdPlug/Winamp and AdPlay/DOS will follow shortly.

From the NEWS:
- New format support:
- MSC: AdLib MSCplay
- RIX: Softstar RIX OPL Music Format
- Added OPL3 support:
- RAW: RdosPlay RAW
- Dual OPL2 and OPL3 support (OPL3 only in non-free version).
- This version is not binary-compatible with older versions! All linked applications need to be recompiled.
- License change: Ken Silverman permitted to relicense his emulator under the LGPL. It is included in the free distribution now.
- Changes to IMF player:
- Supporting Adam Nielsen's tag format now.
- Files ending in .IMF now have a default timer refresh rate of 560Hz. All other files have a rate of 700Hz. Please rename your files accordingly or use the AdPlug database.
- CMF player supports rhythm mode now.
- S3M player handles repeating commands correctly now.
- MS Visual C++ and OpenWatcom build systems not actively supported anymore. They are still available in the contrib directory though.

Posted by Simon Peter 2006-05-03

AdPlay/UNIX 1.5 released

Version 1.5 of AdPlay/UNIX has been released today!

From the NEWS:
- Made compatible with AdPlug 2.0.

Posted by Simon Peter 2006-04-24

AdPlug/XMMS 1.2 released

Version 1.2 of AdPlug/XMMS was released today!

From the NEWS:
- Bugfix: When pressing pause and then stop, XMMS did lock up.
- Song info box is now user resizeable. This also avoids annoying window size changes due to rapid status text size changes.

This version is natively compatible with the upcoming version 2.0 of the AdPlug core library. Expect that to be released soon. ;)

Posted by Simon Peter 2006-04-23

AdPlug core library 1.5.1 released

Version 1.5.1 of the AdPlug core library was released today!

From the NEWS:
- License change: Ken Silverman permitted to relicense his emulator under the LGPL. The whole AdPlug distribution is now LGPL'd.

Posted by Simon Peter 2005-05-13

AdPlay/UNIX 1.4 released

Version 1.4 of AdPlay/UNIX has been released today!

From the NEWS:
- Added the following output mechanisms:
- alsa: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) driver

Posted by Simon Peter 2004-10-01

AdPlug/Winamp 1.6 released

Version 1.6 of AdPlug/Winamp has been released today!

From the NEWS:
- Re-enabled Ken Silverman's emulator

* Using AdPlug core library 1.5:
- New format support:
- XSM: eXtra Simple Music
- DRO: DOSBox Raw OPL
- LDS: LOUDNESS Sound System
- Added support for .adlib files to IMF player.
- Reverted fmopl OPL2 emulator to old LGPL'd version, so AdPlug
is now completely free (LGPL) again. Please read the README file for details.
- Added Ken Silverman's YM3812 emulator again. The portability
issues have been fixed.
- Added a test-suite.... read more

Posted by Simon Peter 2004-09-30

AdPlay/DOS 1.5 released

Version 1.5 of AdPlay/DOS was released today!

From the NEWS:
- Songs can now be stopped or forcibly rewound when they end.
- Added the '-q' option for batch mode playback.

Posted by Simon Peter 2004-09-30

AdPlug core library 1.5 released

Version 1.5 of the AdPlug core library was released today!

From the NEWS:
- New format support:
- XSM: eXtra Simple Music
- DRO: DOSBox Raw OPL
- LDS: LOUDNESS Sound System
- Added support for .adlib files to IMF player.
- Reverted fmopl OPL2 emulator to old LGPL'd version, so AdPlug is now completely free (LGPL) again. Please read the README file for details.
- Added Ken Silverman's YM3812 emulator again. The portability issues have been fixed.
- Added a test-suite.

Posted by Simon Peter 2004-09-30

AdPlug/Winamp 1.5 released

Version 1.5 of AdPlug/Winamp has been released today!

Changes for version 1.5 (2004-04-15)
- Greets from Breakpoint 2004! ;-)
- Fixed config dialog box not opening on Winamp 5 bug
- Added multiline tooltips
- Added workaround for S3M files and Nullsoft's Module Decoder Plugin,
so sample based S3M files are playable again

* Using AdPlug core library 1.5-CVS20040415:
- New format support:
- XSM: eXtra Simple Music
- Added support for .adlib files to IMF player.
- Uses newest fmopl OPL2 emulator version 0.70 from MAME 0.74.

Posted by Simon Peter 2004-04-15

AdPlug core library 1.4.1 released

Version 1.4.1 of the AdPlug core library was released today!

From the NEWS:
- Fixed bug that caused rejected files being left open.

Additionally, binary updates of AdPlay/DOS and the Winamp2 plugin have been released.

Posted by Simon Peter 2003-05-04

AdPlug Winamp2 plugin 1.4 released

Version 1.4 of the AdPlug Winamp2 plugin was released today!

From the NEWS:
- Major cosmetic liftoff :)
- Config data moved to player's .ini
- Smarter fileinfo :)
- Support for the PortTalk device driver to enable hardware replay on
Windows NT/2000/XP
- AdPlug Database support
- Some fixes

* Upgraded AdPlug library from v1.2 to v1.4:
- New, modularized file loading framework
- Now using 'libbinio' for platform-independant binary I/O
- Added database framework for storing music file information
- Uses newest fmopl OPL2 emulator version 0.60 from MAME 0.66
- New or corrected IMF timer rates for the following games:
- Duke Nukem 2
- New format support:
- SNG: Adlib Tracker 1.0
- CFF: BoomTracker 4.0
- DTM: Defy Adlib Tracker
- DMO: Twin TrackPlayer

Posted by Simon Peter 2003-03-18

AdPlay/DOS 1.4 released

Version 1.4 of AdPlay/DOS was released today!

From the NEWS:
- Linked with AdPlug 1.4
- File selector can now group files by extension, as an option.
- Files supported by AdPlug are now displayed in another color.
- The length of the playing song is now displayed in the song info window.

Posted by Simon Peter 2003-03-18

AdPlug/XMMS 1.1 released

Version 1.1 of AdPlug/XMMS was released today!

From the NEWS:
- Made the installation target directory configurable through the
'xmms_input_plugin_dir' variable.
- Implemented "Formats" config-dialog tab.
- Implemented "Quick detect" feature.
- Added tooltips.

Posted by Simon Peter 2003-03-18

AdPlay/UNIX 1.3 released

Version 1.3 of AdPlay/UNIX was released today!

From the NEWS:
- Disk writer now writes proper files on big endian machines.
- AdPlug Database support.
- Added verbosity level options.
- Added the following output mechanisms:
- esound: EsounD (ESD) driver
- qsa: QNX Sound Architecture (QSA) driver
- sdl: Simple Directmedia Layer (SDL) driver

Posted by Simon Peter 2003-03-18

AdPlug core library 1.4 released

Version 1.4 of the AdPlug core library was released today!

From the NEWS:
- Documentation changed into Texinfo format.
- New, modularized file loading framework.
- Now using 'libbinio' for platform-independant binary I/O.
- Added database framework for storing music file information.
- Uses newest fmopl OPL2 emulator version 0.60 from MAME 0.66.

Posted by Simon Peter 2003-03-18

AdPlug packages for Mandrake (cooker)

Thanks to Gtz Waschk, we now have Mandrake Linux (cooker) packages ready for the AdPlug core library, AdPlay/UNIX and AdPlug/XMMS! They will soon be available in the RPM Contribs part of the distribution.

Posted by Simon Peter 2002-11-28

New AdLib file formats library

An AdLib file formats reference library has just been added to the AdPlug website! Just click on "Library" on the navigation menu from the AdPlug website to get there.

The library is intended for the AdPlug player developer, wishing to implement a new file format for AdPlug. It consists of file format documentation, editor/player software, example files and anything else useful for implementing player software for a particular AdLib file format.... read more

Posted by Simon Peter 2002-11-24

AdPlay/DOS 1.3 released

A greatly enhanced and fixed version of AdPlay/DOS was released today! It now has full support for ALL file formats, offered by the AdPlug core library.

From the NEWS:
- Linked with AdPlug 1.3 + patches
- Colorized & sorted file selector
- Enhanced on-line help
- Lots of navigational changes (more MS Windows like)
- More screen layouts

Posted by Simon Peter 2002-11-21

AdPlug core library 1.3 released

The long-awaited version 1.3 of the AdPlug core library was released today!

From the NEWS:
- Completely new build system for DOS and Windows.
- Centralized debug management.
- Added a whole bunch of new developer documentation.
- Developer documentation is now using troff formatting language.
- Much more flexible Protracker player.
- New or corrected IMF timer rates for the following games:
- Duke Nukem 2
- New format support:
- SNG: Adlib Tracker 1.0
- CFF: BoomTracker 4.0
- DTM: Defy Adlib Tracker
- DMO: Twin TrackPlayer

Posted by Simon Peter 2002-11-07