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Subject: Rockbox 1.4 is released

Rockbox 1.4 is released

From: Björn Stenberg <>
Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2002 01:50:49 +0200

Hi all.

I'm happy to announce yet another release of Rockbox: Version 1.4.

General changes since 1.3
- Loadable WPS templates (.wps files)
- Loadable languages (.lng files)
- Loadable settings (.cfg files)
- Rockbox Loader (ROLO): Load and execute firmware files
- Text reader
- Repeat mode options: Off, All, One
- Disk read retry (shock proofing)
- Ffwd/rew accelleration
- Dirs and menus now wrap
- Channel setting (left,right,mono,stereo)
- "Follow playlist" browser feature
- Improved ID3 support
- Idle poweroff

Player-specific changes since 1.3
- File type icons
- Animated progress indicator
- Charger status indication

Recorder-specific changes since 1.3
- Loadable fonts (.fnt files)
- Enabled DRAM burst mode: Major speed boost!
- Adjustable playback pitch 50-200%
- Quickset screens on F2 and F3 buttons
- ON + UP/DOWN acts like PgUp/PgDn in dir browser
- Scrollbars added in many places
- Peak meter
- Oscillograph demo
- Proper pixel scrolling

As always, you will find the firmware on our web site:

Don't miss the new rewritten user manual:

Björn Stenberg
Rockbox - Open Source Jukebox Firmware -
Received on 2002-10-11

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