Software Update: dBpoweramp Music Converter R2024.04.01 – Computer – Downloads


Illustrate has released a new version of dBpoweramp Music Converter. This audio editing program can rip audio CDs and convert music files to and from MP3, M4A, WMA, Ogg Vorbis, AAC, Monkey’s Audio, Flac and Alac, among others, while retaining tags. Furthermore, the MP3 tags can be customized and the program fully integrates into Windows Explorer, making it easy to invoke. The basic version, for ripping CDs and converting files, is free. Additional functionality must be paid for. The program is available for Windows and macOS. The following changes and improvements have been made in this release:

Release 2024-04-01

  • FLAC encoder, limits to 655350Hz, returns an error message if source more than this
  • Opus updated to 1.5.1
  • Overwrite page:
    • Automatically tracks which files exist and shown in red, extension shown also.
    • ‘No to All’ renamed ‘Skip existing’ and the button will disable if no files are being overwritten (after renaming)
    • Overwrite (x) shows how many are being overwritten
    • Also the headers autosize when size window, so extension always shows on edge
    • Also detects later encoded files which would overwrite files which are being written during conversion
    • ‘Overwrite’ button changes to ‘Convert’ if no files are being overwritten
  • Right click folder >> Batch Convert, Batch Edit Tags set also by Placement option (Windows 11+)
  • If a file ‘NoRegCheck.bin’ is placed in the same folder as dBpoweramp programs, it disables the update check and registration code entry.
  • dMC DSP Volume Normalize: redesigned page, for EBU it allows editing of the reference target level, also added a new option ‘Reduce if above’ which is ideal for using with floating point and reducing to a desired final dB value
  • ID Tag Editor – ALT + Right Arrow to move to next file, ALT + Left Arrow to previous file
  • CD Ripper – if already had ripped CD and try again, but cancel at overwrite page, then would show the ripping results, even though did not rip
  • CD Ripper – if internet access is disabled and no metadata then says so on Metadata info tip, also the Manual Search page is not shown
  • CD Ripper – Speed ​​up of metadata lookup when servers are down
  • CD Ripper – Manual Metadata review, remembers the last position, even if dragged to other monitor, or resized for next showing, note resets to default position on CD ripper restart
  • Control Center – disabling access to the internet shows a warning message about CD Ripper having no metadata
  • Wavpack DSD Encoding enabled

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