Kid3 Changelog

New in version 3.1.2

November 10th, 2014
  • New:
  • Allow user to change the file permissions of read-only files.
  • Improved:
  • Updated Simplified Chinese translation.
  • Reduce number of open file descriptors with TagLib >= 1.8.
  • Fixed:
  • Adapted to Discogs server update.
  • Correctly add missing frames when editing multiple files.
  • The value of an existing frame on multiple files can be set
  • via D-Bus.
  • File names with special characters in Mp4V2Metadata on Windows.
  • Appdata passes appdata-validate check.

New in version 3.1.1 (August 25th, 2014)

  • New:
  • Validation for date/time, track and disc number frames.
  • Mac OS X: Drop on dock icon.
  • Timeout command in kid3-cli to overwrite command timeout.
  • Build option WITH_NO_MANCOMPRESS to disable gzipped manpages.
  • Improved:
  • Updated Czech translation.
  • Support drag'n'drop from https, ftp.
  • Show picture type in frame table.
  • Allow import from file/clipboard with empty date fields.
  • Mac OS X: Placement of Preferences, Quit, About in application menu.
  • Add AppData and comment in desktop file for GNOME Software.
  • Handling of RPATH to private libraries.
  • Fixed:
  • Setting of POPM frames using kid3-cli.
  • Removing of COMM, PRIV, TXXX, free form frames.
  • Windows: kid3-cli output redirection.
  • Mac OS X: Support case-sensitive filesystems.
  • Mac OS X: Fix drag'n'drop on OS X 10.10 Yosemite Preview.
  • Restore Ogg files if writing fails.
  • Format while editing for tag 2.
  • Support composer when importing from MusicBrainz.
  • Opening external links from handbook.

New in version 3.1 (April 25th, 2014)

  • New:
  • Support for synchronized lyrics and event timing codes.
  • Import and export of LRC (synchronized lyrics/Karaoke) files.
  • Find and replace strings in tags and file names.
  • Display details and sort columns in file list.
  • Open and Open Containing Folder file list actions.
  • Support Ogg and Opus cover art.
  • Export format CDRDAO TOC for CDs with CD-text from WAV tags.
  • D-Bus command expandFileList() to expand the whole file list.
  • Improved:
  • Updated Czech, Finnish, Estonian translations.
  • GUI and usability, keyboard navigation.
  • Fixed:
  • Restore Quick Access Tags settings properly.
  • Support tags from file name with 2 character extensions (e.g. ".wv").
  • Keyboard shortcuts settings with Mac OS X 10.9.
  • Build without Phonon.
  • Fingerprint decoding and resampling with libav.
  • D-Bus command expandDirectory().

New in version 3.0.2 (November 30th, 2013)

  • Fixed:
  • Translations and handbook are not found on Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks.
  • Application termination when main window is closed while handbook is open.
  • Tag 1 genre combobox is empty if "show only custom genres" is set.
  • Session restoration.
  • Detection of installed Qt 5.
  • KDE application does not find libraries if prefix is not /usr.
  • Build if all translations are disabled.
  • Improved:
  • Added new genres introduced in Winamp 5.6.

New in version 3.0.1 (October 30th, 2013)

  • This release fixes the incorrect configuration conversion and toolbar configuration in the KDE version, the filename format configuration, bugs in the fingerprint import, and several build issues for different Linux distributions.

New in version 3.0 (October 24th, 2013)

  • New:
  • Command-line interface kid3-cli.
  • Use common shared libraries for KDE, Qt-only and CLI versions.
  • Plugins for metadata libraries and importers.
  • Support Opus files with TagLib 1.9.
  • Support GStreamer 1.0.
  • Support libavresample 0.0.3.
  • Improved:
  • Editing without leaving the keyboard.
  • When saving a file fails, tell user if it is not writable.
  • Escape metacharacters in HTML export.
  • Updated Czech translation.
  • Updated Finnish translation.
  • Cleaned up configuration option sections.
  • Fixed:
  • Crash when saving non-FLAC file with flac extension.
  • Support minimum Mac OS X version 10.5.
  • Load Qt libraries only from bundle on Mac OS X.

New in version 2.2 (October 26th, 2012)

  • New:
  • Option to load last opened file on startup.
  • Option to use locale for character conversion.
  • Support new features of TagLib 1.8: More ID3 frames, ID3v2.3, tracker modules (MOD, S3M, IT, XM).
  • Support use of GStreamer instead of FFmpeg for Chromaprint decoding. + Support building with latest libav/FFmpeg libraries.
  • Improved:
  • Extract year from "YYYY-MM.." date frame for %{year} format code.
  • Character conversion for roman numbers.
  • Dutch translation.
  • Finnish translation.
  • Fixed:
  • Avoid crash when exporting album cover while editing multiple files.
  • Check if file format supported before converting to ID3v2.3.0.
  • Rewritten Discogs import to use Discogs API v2.0.

New in version 2.1 (May 14th, 2012)

  • Chromaprint Acoustid fingerprint import, keyboard shortcuts, improved iTunes support, icons, bug fixes.

New in version 2.0.1 (November 2nd, 2011)

  • Prevent cursor from jumping to end in format line edits.
  • Correctly update file selection after add, edit or delete frame.
  • Build system finds DocBook XSL on various Linux distributions, finds Phonon on Ubuntu 11.10, can build with shared libraries.
  • Correctly set bundle version on Mac OS X.
  • Czech translation.