Release Notes

This page lists new features, improvements and fixes in the program.

Flacon 7.0.1

  • Added informative error messages when the program can’t load an audio file:
    • The audio file does not exist.
    • The audio file may be corrupted or an unsupported audio format.
    • Decoder program is not installed.
    • Decoder program is installed in the settings but binary file does not exist.
  • Improved warning messages:
    • Do not show a warning if the output format does not support the quality of the input HD audio, but you have set the correct bits per sample and sample rate in the preferences.
  • Redesigned the logic of loading CUE files containing multiple files, for example, 2 sides of an LP. Now they are displayed as a single list, have a single track numbering, and allow you to change album tags in a single operation.
  • Fixed: Flacon refuses to compute ReplayGain for no good reason
  • Improved search for covers arts.
  • Added better icons for dark themes.
  • Added a few codepages for some East Asian languages.
  • Translations updated.

Flacon 6.1.0

  • Save TOTALDISCS and DISCNUMBER tags to the output CUE file.
  • Now the program removes temporary files more carefully.
  • Imporove main menu items.
  • Because freedb.org died, the program uses gnudb.org instead. Added a graphical interface for selecting other CDDB servers.
  • Translations updated.

Flacon 6.0.0

  • Added support of profiles, you can have different encoding options for different cases, such as maximum quality for your computer, and CD quality for your phone.
  • Improved usability of the preferences dialog.
  • Added dark theme support for MacOS.
  • Now the program generates file names that are safe for Windows file systems.
  • Support for sampling rates greater than 192000 Hz.
  • When used in console mode, the program prints information about the status of tracks conversion.
  • Many small improvements and bug fixes.
  • Translations updated.

Flacon 5.5.1

  • Fix. The program could not convert HD FLAC files if you are using flac version 1.33.
  • The program creates safer file names for Windows compatibility.
  • Improve error handling.
  • Added Flatpak package for the program.
  • The program forces UTF-8 to save the settings.
  • Minor improvements to the appearance and behavior of the program.
  • Translations updated.
  • Fix tag encoding on MacOS.

Flacon 5.5.0

  • Fix. The program could not convert HD FLAC files if you are using flac version 1.33.
  • The program creates safer file names for Windows compatibility.
  • Improve error handling.
  • Added Flatpak package for the program.
  • The program forces UTF-8 to save the settings.
  • Minor improvements to the appearance and behavior of the program.
  • Translations updated.