Squeezebox Server Changelog

New in version 7.6.1

August 24th, 2011
  • Radio and Touch:
  • Fixes these issues:
  • Player turns itself ON when OFF
  • Touch does not stay OFF when Sync with other players
  • Internet radio station logo or default radio tower picture not shown when playing radio station from internet
  • Squeezebox Server:
  • Fixes these issues:
  • Playback:
  • Unable to play tracks in Browse Music subfolders
  • Scanner:
  • Scanning of music library stops prematurely if player accesses music library during scanning
  • Tracks deleted still appear in music library after New and Changed scan
  • Extra spaces in track tags not ignored, resulting in multiple entries for same artist, etc. in music library
  • For Windows, pathnames such as C:\MUSIC and c:\music are not the same
  • Tracks in playlist folder not added to music library
  • iPeng & SqueezePad app crash while scanner is running
  • Cover art:
  • Artwork created by Windows Media Player not found
  • Artwork not found if tracks are WMA format
  • No artwork with AIFF files
  • Same cover art for all albums for an artist if tracks are FLAC
  • No artwork when using Mac OSX 10.4 on PPC
  • Setup:
  • Unable to import or create mixes with MusicIP
  • Squeezebox Server restart sometimes required to view music library

New in version 7.6.0 (July 27th, 2011)

  • Orange Liveradio:
  • The Orange Liveradio experience is now available for all Squeezebox players. It's your guide to over 11,000 radio stations and 5,000 podcasts from your country and around the world. It's free too! To add the Orange Liveradio app, go to App Gallery->Podcast Services.
  • TuneIn Radio:
  • The free RadioTime app has their new name -- TuneIn. Otherwise, it's still the same great app that gives you access to over 50,000 of your local and worldwide radio stations. Find and listen to unlimited music, sports, and talk radio.
  • Third Party Apps for Radio and Touch:
  • Starting with this release, Logitech offers Third Party Apps for your Radio and Touch. These are created by independent app developers. Unlike previous Squeezebox plug-ins, most of these Third Party Apps do not require Squeezebox Server. Just go to App Gallery->Third Party Apps from the home menu. Two of the apps available with this release include:
  • BBC Radio: Listen Now and Listen Again to national, regional and local BBC stations from where ever you are in the world.
  • Font Replacer: Add Chinese, Japanese, and Korean characters to your Squeezebox.
  • Follow this link to find out more about the available third party apps. All third-party apps are not approved or tested by Logitech. Contact the app developer for support.
  • Players More Reliable and Easier to Use:
  • We've listened to feedback from customers and improved our Radio and Touch players and Squeezebox Controller:
  • Alarms on Radio and Touch tweaked to make them easier to use when you're barely awake
  • Better networking
  • Improved network connectivity
  • Simplified network connectivity indicators
  • More troubleshooting tools to help repair networking issues
  • New simplified way to customize your home menu
  • More details are here.
  • Audiophile Changes for Radio and Touch:
  • Some changes in this release are for our audiophile users:
  • New support for higher-fidelity audio formats
  • 24-bit ALAC (Apple Lossless Audio Codec)
  • Windows Media Audio 9 Lossless
  • WMA Professional (Windows Media Audio 10)
  • When connecting an external DAC, the volume output of Touch can be set to be always at maximum. Go to Settings->Audio Settings and choose Fixed Volume
  • More Reliable and Versatile Squeezebox Server:
  • We've added some of the most requested features and bug fixes to Squeezebox Server:
  • 100% new software to support accurate cataloging, sorting, searching and display of music libraries with alphabets and characters from around the world
  • More reliable scanning of your computer when cataloging your music library
  • Any Two Squeezeboxes Can Be a Stereo Pair:
  • If you have two Squeezeboxes, you can designate them a stereo pair -- one is the left speaker and the other is the right speaker. Ideal if you have two Radios, you can actually do this with any two Squeezeboxes.

New in version 7.5.5 (July 13th, 2011)

  • Firmware updates:
  • Boom - Version 54
  • Squeezebox 2/3 - Version 134
  • Transporter - Version 84
  • Receiver - Version 69
  • Added support for new Rhapsody SSL certificate.
  • Platform Support:
  • Mac OSX 10.7 Lion, which has Perl 5.12.3, is now supported.
  • Perl 5.12 modules for Linux systems have been rebuilt with version 5.12.3 for improved compatibility.
  • Bug Fixes:
  • #15010 - player menus showing entries in wrong language

New in version 7.5.4 (April 20th, 2011)

  • Boom - Version 53
  • Squeezebox 2/3 - Version 133
  • Transporter - Version 83
  • Receiver - Version 68
  • #16898 - Increased firmware idle disconnection timeout to 50 seconds.
  • Support for using the Comet API in long-polling mode.
  • #16874 - 100% CPU lockup could occur while streaming AAC radio streams

New in version 7.5.3 (January 26th, 2011)

  • Spotify on Squeezebox:
  • Spotify is an on-demand music service available in Finland, France, Norway, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
  • A Spotify Premium account is required to use Spotify on Squeezeboxes. Go here to get started.
  • Squeezebox Server is not required for Spotify -- but a Radio or a Touch player with the latest software update are.
  • Radio Improvements:
  • Improved reliability of buttons on front panel of Radio, especially the Power button.
  • New power failure characteristics (i.e., loss of AC power and battery not installed). While Radio is without power:
  • Clock will continue to keep time for at least 6 hours without power
  • Display is blank during power loss
  • Alarms will not ring
  • Other Improvements:
  • Miscellaneous improvements to Squeezebox Server
  • Efficiency improvements to how Boom, Classic, Receiver, and Transporter communicate with MySqueezebox.com. This improves overall performance.
  • Software Versions:
  • Squeezebox Server: 31792
  • Radio: 9283
  • Touch: 9283
  • Duet (Controller): 9283
  • Duet (Receiver): 67
  • Boom: 52
  • Squeezebox 2/3: 132
  • Transporter: 82

New in version 7.5.2 (December 22nd, 2010)

  • Improvements
  • Screen scrolling now handled by Squeezebox 2/3, Boom, Transporter when using MySqueezebox.com. Improves overall player responsiveness.
  • Refinement of messages in all languages
  • Backup alarm on Boom now rings for 60 minutes maximum (previously 1 minute)
  • Corrects problems when using Rhapsody music service (US only)
  • New remote control codes added to allow better integration with Logitech Harmony remotes
  • When new Power ON code is used, the Squeezebox will also attempt to wake up Squeezebox Server.
  • Harmony database not updated with these codes yet

New in version 7.4 (September 30th, 2009)

  • Support Squeezebox Radio
  • Make it easier to understand and use the Squeezebox ecosystem
  • New look and new name for SqueezeNetwork
  • New look, menus, and features for Squeezebox Controller
  • Add new services
  • Facebook
  • Flickr
  • Add new features
  • New Squeezebox Server Control Panel for Windows, Squeezebox Console for Windows Home Server, and Squeezebox Preference Pane for OSX as a shortcut to common activities
  • Official support for Czech, Polish, and Russian languages
  • Fix miscellaneous bugs
  • Software Version
  • SqueezeCenter: 28672
  • Squeezebox 2 and 3: 130
  • Transporter: 80
  • Receiver: 65
  • Boom: 50
  • Controller: 7790
  • Radio: 7790

New in version 7.3.2 (January 21st, 2009)

  • Improved playback of high-resolution audio tracks. Sound eXchange (SoX) now resamples higher-rate FLAC or Ogg tracks to lower sample-rate FLAC compatible with your player. Previous 7.3.1 release resampled only to MP3 format.
  • Improved handling of Rhapsody streams
  • Player sync reliable even if SqueezeCenter server was sleeping previously, and several other sync-related fixes
  • Recognize iTunes files named with letters not in range A-Z; that is, accented or non-latin characters
  • Display full file name instead of Windows' short file name for files with unicode in the path/name (Windows only)
  • Firmware versions:
  • Squeezebox 2 and 3: 123
  • Transporter: 73
  • Receiver: 58
  • Boom: 43
  • Controller: No change

New in version 7.2.1 (November 10th, 2008)

  • Added support for Squeezebox Boom
  • Squeezebox and Transporter firmware updates to fix a number of issues
  • Improved performance in web interface
  • New and improved alarm clock
  • Improved Rhapsody behavior
  • Numerous bug fixes