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foobar2000

Version 1.4.x since 2018/07/24

Application Details:

Version: 1.4.x
License: Free to use
URL: http://www.foobar2000.org
Votes: 1
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 4.5

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Test Results

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What works

Tested both Foobar2000 1.4.0 and 1.4.1 (no difference in test results)

  • Audio playback and functions (play, pause, stop, next, volume adjustment, etc)
  • Full customization (toolbar, layout, preferences, context menu, scratch box)
  • Media library (monitoring, adding new folders, defaults to user music folder)
  • Opening sound files (drag&drop, open-with, searching/filtering)
  • Sound file types: flac, mp3, m4a, wav
  • Internet radio streaming and podcast (artist and track id retrieval)
  • File operations (moving, copying, renaming, editing file properties)
  • Visualizations and album art (except full screen)
  • DSP (equalizer, replay gain, cross fade, up sample)
  • Keyboard shortcuts (didn't test all combinations)
  • Components: (note that not all vanilla functionality has been tested after installing a component)

What does not

  • Hardware media buttons (global hotkeys)
  • Optical CD playback (was able to get F2K to play the songs but even with a workaround the drive was overworked and slow)
  • Smooth resizing (works fine but might leave some non-intrusive artifacts)
  • Sound file types: wma (the build in console for F2K shows all the files in your media library that aren't able to load)
  • Visualizations and album art in full screen mode
  • Components:

Workarounds

  • In case volume adjustment doesn't work for you, make sure you have default audio device selected in both foobar and wine configuration and foobar is launched in a winXP environment
  • For cd playback its probably much faster and easier to just rip the CD with a different program and then add it to your music library
  • To playback wma sound files you'll need to setup a 32-bit wineprefix and install windows media player 10 with winetricks

What was not tested

  • Networking (proxy)
  • Audio file types: anything not listed before
  • DSP: anything not listed before
  • Components:
    • foo_vis_shpeck 0.3.7 (shpeck itself seems to run fine but I was unable to get my hands on an older version of milkdrop to actually test the visualization part, using milkdrop 2 gave driver errors and I suspect there might be problems with full screen view anyway)
    • Anything not listed before

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU: AMD
  • Driver: open source

Additional Comments

  • Sound file associations both work and don't work, meaning the build in file association doesn't work but with wine I can have all my sound files associated to foobar anyway
  • Installing foobar in portable mode works just as expected but isn't recommended since wine won't be able to associate and track foobar in the future to, for example, uninstall. To prevent future headaches in case you don't want to do everyting manually, just install foobar standard mode.
  • Using 'open containing folder' will open the files in a wine file browser which is inconvenient for manual copying and/or transferring files around

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowLinux Mint 19.1 "Tessa"Apr 08 20194.5Yes Yes YesGoldGothox Runa 
ShowLinux Mint 19.1 "Tessa"Mar 05 20194.3Yes Yes YesGoldGothox Runa 
ShowLinux Mint 19.1 "Tessa"Feb 17 20194.2Yes Yes YesGoldGothox Runa 
ShowLinux Mint 19 CinnamonFeb 05 20194.1Yes Yes YesGoldGothox Runa 
ShowLinux Mint 19 CinnamonJan 23 20194.0Yes Yes YesGoldGothox Runa 

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