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Spider Player Basic 2.2 beta 4

Posted on Tuesday, February 05 2008 @ 01:12:28 CET by


  • direct access to the Shoutcast and Icecast Stream Directories with thousands of Internet radio stations listed
  • recording of Internet radio streams:
    • direct MP1, MP2, MP3, AAC, AAC+ audio stream saving, no loss of quality (PRO feature)
    • encoding to MP3 (lossy, but can be used on any kind of stream)
  • ability to load custom SoundFonts for MIDI playback (this also means that owners of non-Creative sound cards can now play and convert MIDI files too)
  • support for ASX (Advanced Stream Redirector) playlists
  • "Load playlist", "Save playlist" and "Add to Favorites" actions can now be accessed via hotkeys
  • Track Info scroll label can now be dragged with mouse
  • Mute Toggle and corresponding action
  • Help on command line options of custom encoders (the "?" button)
  • "Take no action on CD insertion" option


  • Options window is modeless again
  • Play -> CD -> drive_letter command now works for Data CDs (e.g. MP3 CDs) as well
  • faster start-up
  • much faster loading of PLS playlists
  • drag & drop to any window
  • smarter sample rate info detection
  • "Check for updates" now shows the list of changes if update was found
  • when Drag & Drop a folder with lots of files, the source Explorer window no longer hangs until all files from that folder have been added


  • incorrect bitrate detection of some Internet radio streams
  • better handling of problem PLS playlists
  • fixed saving of PLS playlists
  • now paused playback won't resume if position slider was dragged
  • click in the no column area of the Converter caused a fatal error
  • access violation when trying to save tags to a FLAC file
  • crashes, clicks, no sound when playing some URLs with the equalizer turned on
  • "Edit Title..." command caused a "List index out of bounds (-1)" error if performed on empty playlist
  • when was listening to an Internet radio station, application's title at taskbar didn't change when a new song began
  • player couldn't get info from FreeDB for some CDs
  • Failed to set data for '' error when assigning file associations if not logged in as administrator
  • other minor fixes

Program Information


2.2 beta 4
Works on:

Product page: here

Download: Spider Player Basic 2.2 beta 4


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