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7
April
2013

Xion Audio Player version 1.5 build 150 released

By Cliff Cawley on 7th April 2013

It's been a long time coming and now finally Xion has a new build!

Xion 1.5 (Build 150) has a brand new skin designed by the amazing Lance Thackeray as well as a large number of fixes and optimization, tons of new features for skinners including a new tint control and knobs for volume and balance and even new file icons. Make sure you check out the changelist for a full list.

You can grab the build from the Product page or use the Check Now button in the Configure Window of Xion.

Changes in this build:

  • Added new filetype icons for several formats, including a common format
  • Added support for mono/center vumeter, anim type and trans object, based on max left/right value
  • Improved the way that the vumeters and other level meters cache data so its only done once per update
  • Added support for the 28 spectrum bands, including peaks to the skin system
  • Improved the resizing operation performed on Album art so that the final result is of better quality
  • Added indicator for album art
  • Added support for a skinnable Equalizer window
  • Added support for an EQ Reset button 'eqreset'
  • Added Default program registration for Vista/7
  • Enabled Vista/7 file default registration when associating file types
  • Updated the File association behaviour to work on Windows 7 and Windows 8
  • Added a playback frequency slider 'playbackfrequency'
  • Added support for tint slider
  • Merged all Default plugins into the main executable
  • Enabled support for Remote image and Remote url open
  • Many Fixes and Optimizations
  • Added 'default' keyword to tint slider to allow setting of start value
  • Added save_state support to tint slider to remember last setting
  • Added new valuefrom/valfrom keyword for sliders to copy their values from another slider. Use is valuefrom(x) where x is the id of the slider to copy from
  • Made the xfer keyword work with all sliders
  • Added full support for playback frequency range of 0.0x - 2.0x
  • Made the Playback frequency save between loads
  • Fixed rare button _over and _down states activating after a button has already been hidden
  • Made Space pause/play when a skinned window is focused
  • Added the ability to move all snapped windows together, instead of just those attached to the main window
  • Fixed Library writing duplicate entries
  • Added 'Reset to Default' menu item to EQ, Playback speed and Balance sliders
  • Added support for Opus file format
  • Added double click to reset sliders
  • Added support for assigning an id to a group and then having that group assign that id to any direct child layers who don't already have an id themselves
  • Fixed vumeters and specbands from cancelling during mute
  • Fixed crossfading overriding muting when using next/play/prev
  • Added support for grouped save state assignment
  • Made aclaswch save state when flagged with save_state
  • Added new GUIKnob with support for volume and balance