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Chromecast Audio

Posted By:  rajas @ Sep 30 2015, 21:58
Google released a new version of their Chromecast hardware today dedicated to audio.

From the website:
Chromecast Audio is a small device that plugs into your speaker for streaming music over Wi-Fi. Once set up, simply use your iPhone®, iPad®, Android phone or tablet, Mac® or Windows® laptop or Chromebook to cast your favourite tunes to the best speakers in the house.
Speaker inputs supported: RCA, 3.5 mm, Optical

Supports an optional Guest mode that lets nearby guests cast without joining your WiFi network.
Multiroom casting (like Sonos) is expected in a future upda ...
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HTTPS is now supported on Hydrogen Audio

Posted By:  Jens Rex @ Sep 9 2015, 10:48
Thanks to the work of Spoon and Garf, our server administrators, Hydrogen Audio now supports HTTPS. We even get a glorious "A" rating on SSL Labs. So edit your bookmarks to point to https://www.hydrogenaud.io/, and enjoy not being spied on.

HTTPS is also enabled on foobar2000.org.

If you notice any HTTPS-related problems, do let us know. ...
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OptimFROG 5.000 has been released

Posted By:  ghido @ Jun 28 2015, 19:05
After an exceedingly long apparent pause, the OptimFROG 5.000 stable release is finally ready!

Summary of changes:
  • several new supported platforms, including SSE2 enabled builds;
  • a large number of internal code updates and improvements;
  • various speed improvements for all compression modes;
  • updated SDK layout, documentation, and website content;
  • a new unified, simplified, and more permissive license.

You can check all the new release packages on the Downloads page and the comprehensive list of changes on the Changes page.

More information about the OptimFROG Lossless ...
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Site accessibility issues

Posted By:  Peter @ Jun 11 2015, 13:44
It has come to our attention that our extensive IP address ban list - mostly dealing with spambots and alike - have been affecting registrations of legitimate users.

The IP address ban list has just been massively narrowed down. If you've been having trouble registering for the last months, please try again now.

We apologize for the inconvenience, and thank everyone who reported it. ...
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WavPack 4.75.0 has been released

Posted By:  bryant @ May 26 2015, 23:08
WavPack 4.75.0

  • complete reorganization of the library source code for modularity
  • assembler optimizations added for encode/decode on x86 and x64
  • assembler optimizations for decoding on ARMv7 (Linux)
  • miscellaneous bug fixes

General information about WavPack can be found on the WavPack website.

Source code and official binaries are available for download here. ...
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