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LimeWire 4.13.0

Posted on Saturday, November 04 2006 @ 00:55:07 CET by LSDsmurf

  • Integrate Bittorrent.
  • Require Java 1.5.
  • Many, many behind-the-scenes changes to modularize the code. Nearly every single source file was altered.
  • Added support for reading metadata from files in Quicktime format.
  • Added support for reading metadata from files in MPEG 1 & MPEG 2 format.
  • Fixed editing MP3 files to not use 'unsynchronization', which caused Windows Explorer to be unable to interpret the metadata.
  • Move deleted files to the Recycle Bin on Windows and Trash on OSX.
  • Display "&" instead '&", "'" instead of "'", and other fixes for metadata if the metadata incorrectly contained these converted values.
  • Begin all file or directory choosers in the last directory that was used, instead of the current working directory.
  • Added the ability to drop new files or folders on LimeWire and have LimeWire ask if you want to share them.
  • Added the ability to drag search results to the download table and have them start downloading.
  • Added the ability to drag files into the media player and have them added to the playlist.
  • Added the ability to drag magnet links, torrent files, and torrent links onto LimeWire and have them start.
  • Updated D&D to work on Linux.
  • Fix to set the icon to an hourglass while a preview is being constructed after double-clicking on a download-in-progress.
  • Remove magnet protocol check from LimeWire launcher and put it in LimeWire.exe
  • Allow the user to choose whether or not they want LimeWire to be their default magnet handler.
  • Do not display hidden files in the library.
  • Add a 'Search in Shared Files' searchbox into the library.
  • Allow multiple hosts to blocked at once from search results.
  • Fix to show that a download in 'Connecting...' status is really hitting more hosts, by adding 'Connecting (tried ## hosts)' after 15 hosts are tried.
  • Fix display of 'Length' and other formatted metadata values in tooltips and filterboxes to show as 'HH:MM:SS' instead of a big number in seconds.
  • Allow browse-host to work on yourself even if you're firewalled or in a private network.
  • Allow files resumed from the library to go to the proper directory for the file's mediatype.
  • Analyze all data files when starting to detect errors and ignore them, instead of failing to startup.
  • Fix many issues related to upload requests improperly being rejected.
  • Improve security of OOB replies.
  • Use a pool for deflater / inflater objects, reducing the amount of memory required for initiating connections, sending/reading query replies with XML, and sending/reading QRP tables.
  • Re-enable the magnetmix button by default.
  • Use the built-in XML parser instead of bundling an additional xerces parser.
  • Fix scanning for stalled uploads to reduce the number of 'watchdog' objects created.
  • Fix launching processes to display a message if the process failed to launch.
  • Add support for binding to a specific IP address when creating outgoing connections.
  • Internationalize the popupmenu from the system tray.
  • Force Windows icons to be refreshed when LimeWire takes a filetype association.
  • Open a URL on Windows without requiring the "donotremove.htm" file.
  • Launch a file on Windows using the default command, instead of forcing 'open' always.
  • Skip over invalid characters when reading XML (from the network or from disk).
  • Do not print [Fatal Error] or other such comments to the console when parsing XML from the network.
  • Update the About window.
  • Remove LimeWire.exe from the Window's firewall exception list if it added itself when LimeWire started.
  • Optimize right-click menu on text fields to not require retrieving the clipboard contents when determining if 'Paste' is available.
  • Update the splash screen.
  • Fix remembering the windows size, position & state so that if LimeWire is maximized, it will start maximized during the next session (instead of starting restored with a larger window).
  • Optimize the tooltip in the statusbar bandwidth indicator to be lazily calculated.
  • Disable renaming when multiple files are selected in the library.
  • Optimize displaying icons of files in the library.
  • Fix to allow renaming a file from CAPITALS to capitals (changing the case of the file) on Windows.
  • Re-organized the context menu in the library to offer better 'License' options
  • Updated the Creative Commons Publish option into an easy-to-use wizard.
  • Fix to not allow invalid directories to be typed into the per-media-type save directory table.
  • Fix to prevent hitting page-up, page-down, etc.. from shifting the search input panel left or right.
  • Fix to prevent fields that aren't searchable from being displayed in the search input panel.
  • Update OSX DMG image & OSX Installer image.
  • Use the correct locale for formatting numbers.
  • Ignore internal errors when opening a filechooser.
  • Added 'Refresh' option to context menu in library.
  • Fix to hide the splash screen if a fatal error occurs during startup.
  • Fix the LimeWire icon to have correct alpha transparencies and look good on all versions of Windows.
  • Fix saving the playlist to allow saving the existing name again.
  • Optimize startup time by expanding themes on demand. (Contributed by Johannes Blume)
  • Fix an exception when changing the save location from or to the root directory
  • Fixed run script on Linux / Unix.
  • Fix a divide by 0 bug when reading FLAC metadata.
  • Ignore internal HttpClient errors related to reading cookies.
  • Fix expiration of QueryKeys.
  • Optimize throughput of FW-FW transfers.
  • Optimize IP whitelist / blacklist to allow a store/lookup of hundreds of thousands of IPs in under a millisecond.
  • Read a 'hostiles.txt' file that will auto-add to the blacklist each startup.
  • Don't allow arbitrary errors when sending or reading UDP messages to close the entire UDP socket.
  • Optimized storage-space required for URNs (SHA1 hashes).
  • Convert many things to an 'enum' for better type-safety.
  • Prevent a socket connect with no timeout from potentially waiting forever.
  • Optimize the collection of many small writes to a TCP socket into a single larger write.
  • Fix reading with a read-throttle enabled to reduce massive CPU usage.
  • Optimize events in the I/O thread so that events causing data to be read/written will happen before the throttle is informed of time-elapsing, allowing the data to be read/written faster.
  • Optimize the I/O selector, allowing the selector to sleep until it knows something is available.
  • Fix NIOServerSocket to close all pending accepted sockets when the ServerSocket is shutdown.

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