[LAA] Spek 0.8.0

Alexander Kojevnikov alexander at kojevnikov.com
Sun Sep 23 21:11:02 UTC 2012

Hi list,

I'm happy to announce the release of Spek 0.8.0 - a multi-platform
acoustic spectrum analyser.

Find out more about Spek on its website: http://spek-project.org/

New features since 0.7:

 * Adjustable spectral density range (#4).
 * Switched from GTK+ to wxWidgets for better Windows and OS X integration.
 * Single .exe version for Windows.
 * Added translations in 8 more languages (totalling 16).


 * Switched to .xz tarballs.
 * Split out libspek and added unit tests.
 * 24-bit APE support (upstream fix).
 * Better toolbar icons on Windows and OS X (#21).
 * Installer options for app shortcuts on Windows (#1).
 * Associate with audio/video files on OS X (#2).
 * Online manual (#24).


 * Fixed crash when the preferences file is not writable.
 * Fixed crash when the home directory is not writable.
 * Fixed duration and rendering for some video files.
 * Fixed compilation with newer FFmpeg and libav versions.
 * Proper handling of Unicode file names under Windows (upstream fix).
 * Don't lock the input file on Windows (#26).


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