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Release Notes for Rockbox 1.2

ALERT! These release notes were originally posted to the mailing list.

We are happy to announce the release of Rockbox version 1.2.

Changes include:

General changes since 1.1

  • Battery level indicator
  • USB cable inserted detection
  • Backlight timeout support
  • Introduced the While-Playing-Screen (WPS)
  • Digital out now supported
  • New ".mp3 and .m3u"-only dir filter mode
  • Key repeat support on various places
  • Configurable directory sorting, defaults to case insensitive sorting
  • Key lock (Menu+Stop on player, F1+Down on Recorder)
  • Relative paths in file lists are now supported
  • Dir playback is now handled using ram playlists
  • Several vital functions now execute in cpu-internal RAM for increased speed
  • Battery voltage statistics keeping
  • Fixed lots of little bugs

Player-specific changes since 1.1

  • The sound settings work again
  • Some pitch problems were resolved
  • Sound distortion problem fixed
  • The LCD icons are being used

Recorder-specific changes since 1.1

  • Playback works on Recorder 6 and Recorder 10 versions.
  • Settings are now saved in the RTC memory area to survive reboots
  • New sound settings: Auto Volume control, Bass Boost, Loudness
  • More Sokoban levels!
  • Status bar added
  • Battery charging support


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CategoryReleaseNotes: Rockbox 1.2 (released 2002-08-09)

r2 - 02 Apr 2021 - 20:46:07 - UnknownUser

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