FFSoX Player uses the Nullsoft Scriptable Install System interface and it can be redistributed and modified under the terms of the GNU General Public License.
The changes that have been made to FFSoX Player since its first release are diverse:
- fixed seeking when embedded album art if BMP or PNG; adapted the build process to latest FFmpeg; fixed getfileinfo; referring to the Winamp Enthusiast Forum; added the Theora video codec, support for bumped avutil-53, for file/version info in resources and for multiple frames in a FFmpeg packet; added a convenience option to force a certain sample rate; getting back to avutil-52; fixed clipping of the decoder under certain circumstances; removed player on stop until the audio buffer is empty; and replaced Timer Queues by Waitable Timer Objects.
In order to install this plugin, close Winamp and run the in_ffsox-.exe file. To configure it, go to Options, select Preferences (or Ctrl+P) and click on Input. Select FFSox Player (in_ffsox.dll). See also screenshots page.
By installing this plugin to your computer, you will get the most out of you version of Winamp and be able to play the most popular multimedia formats. FFSoX Player is being constantly updated and it ensures full compatibility with the latest formats.
By using FFmpeg, almost all multimedia files can be played with Winamp, but users should know that only a minimal FFmpeg is included in the FFSoX Player 2 releases; if you need full FFmpeg support, you are advised to download a complete FFmpeg build from another source.