DBpoweramp 17.4 music converter – Neowin
Advanced audio conversion, effortlessly convert between formats. dBpoweramp contains a host of audio tools in one: CD Ripper, Music Converter, Batch Converter, ID Tag Editor, and Windows audio shell enhancements. Preloaded with essential codecs (mp3, wave, FLAC, m4a, Apple Lossless, AIFF), additional codecs can be installed from [Codec Central], as well as utility codecs that perform actions on audio files. After 21 days the trial will end and revert to the dBpoweramp Free edition (learn the difference between Reference and dBpoweramp Free, here). dBpoweramp is compatible with Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, 32 and 64 bits.
Features of dBpoweramp Music Converter:
- Convert audio files with elegant simplicity. mp3, mp4, m4a (iTunes / iPod), Windows Media Audio (WMA), Ogg Vorbis, AAC, Monkeys Audio, FLAC, Apple Lossless (ALAC) to name a few!
- Multi-processor encoding support
- Rip digitally records audio CDs (with CD Ripper)
- Batch convert large number of files in 1 click
- Contextual information advice on Windows integration, audio properties, columns, modification of ID-Tags
- DSP effects such as volume normalization or graphic equalizer [Power Pack Option]
- Command line encoding: call the encoder from the command line
- DSP effects – process audio with volume normalization, or sample to bitrate conversion, with over 30 effects dBpoweramp is a complete mp3 converter
- dBpoweramp integrates into Windows Explorer, an mp3 converter as easy as right clicking on the source file >> Convert to. Contextual information tips, edition ID labels are all provided.
Changes of dBpoweramp Music Converter 17.4:
- Dropping files or folders on the control center opens the converter / batch converter
- ANSI characters only in filename – more comprehensive list of preserves when converting accented characters to ansi (cross-platform)
- CoreConverter: fixed incorrect dbpoweramp version timestamp on encoder fields when encoding to audio info etc.
- CD Ripper & ID Tag Editor: scan album cover – option to choose scanner
- CD Ripper & ID Tag Editor: hides while scanning album art as often as the scanner window would show behind the window
- CD Ripper – metadata saved to the cache when you click rip
- CD Ripper: Manual metadata page does not show artist on track list if it matches album artist
- CD Ripper: discogs, able to read disc entries that have no tracks (like classic motion versions)
- CD Ripper: use gnudb.gnudb.org as freedb replacement, submissions are enabled again
- CD Ripper: Track type deleted as a metadata provider
- M4a tags: the lyricist no longer writes @aud because nothing uses it
- m4a fdk new version 2.0.2
- FLAC added lookup table write
- Bug fix: file naming could change filename characters such as ¿to 1/2
- Bug Fix: DSD Bug 512 – Unable to decode at 96KHz
- Bug Fix: CD Ripper: Any encoder or effect that relies on details or indexes without deviation could previously not work correctly.
- Bug fix: CD Ripper: fixed column widths were not remembered correctly (column adjustments were canceled during meta search, etc.)
- Bug fix: some formats when editing ID tags, replacing album art would not replace, but would leave the old album art
- Fixed bug: CD Ripper gap removal DSP effect works
- Bug fix: Batch Converter erases existing file selections when creating new profiles.
- Fixed a bug: would not rip directly to Opus
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