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Subject: Rockbox 2.1 released
From: Björn Stenberg (bjorn_at_haxx.se)
Date: 2003-12-04


Hi all.

I'm happy to annouce the release of version 2.1 of Rockbox. It is available for download here: http://rockbox.haxx.se/download/

General changes since 2.0
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- Loadable plugins
- Dynamic playlist creation and manipulation
- Configurable max directory size (default: 400 files)
- Configurable max playlist size (default: 10000 files)
- Remote control now works while keys are locked
- Car mode: Pauses and resumes playback with charger power loss and restore
- Caption backlight: Briefly turns on backlight during track change
- Battery meter is more accurate during the first minutes after boot
- Automatically detects modified archos.mod/ajbrec.ajz after exiting USB
  mode and asks if you want to run it
- Files and configurations in /.rockbox are now accessible from Menu
- Stopped playlists can be resumed from File Browser by pressing ON
- Never turns off/reboots while charger is connected
- .wps files now support comments
- Improved ID3v2 support
- Option of hiding icons in File Browser

Player-specific changes since 2.0
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- Games: Jackpot and NIM
- Jump scroll: Scrolls the entire screen width each step
- The Line In port is enabled

Recorder-specific changes since 2.0
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- Rockbox can now be stored in flash ROM, giving much quicker bootup
- Support for V2 recorders
- Radio support (FM only)
- Default contrast is now auto-detected, preventing unreadable display
- Option of using an inverted bar instead of cursor in File Browser
  and Menu
- Frame-accurate recording file splits set manually or preset by time
- Improved Xing header generation in recorded files
- New games: FlipIt, Othelo, Snake, Star, Sliding Puzzle and Chip8 emulator
- A calendar application plugin

Documentation
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The Rockbox user manual is available here:
  http://rockbox.haxx.se/manual/manual.pdf

The manual is still a work in progress. We hope to finish it soon.

A list of Frequently Asked Questions (with answers) is available here:
  http://rockbox.haxx.se/docs/faq.html

Bug reports
-----------
If you experience inappropriate performance from any supported feature, please
file a bug report on our web page. Do not report missing features as bugs,
instead file them as feature requests.

License
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All files in Rockbox are subject to the GNU General Public License. The full
license text is available here:
  http://rockbox.haxx.se/docs/license.html

Contact
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Please direct questions, comments and other feedback to the mailing list.
See the web page for subscription instructions:
  http://rockbox.haxx.se/mail/

-- 
Björn



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