foobar2000 Components

For foobar2000 v1.5 and newer

List foobar2000 v1.4+ components (last versions with Windows XP support)

List older foobar2000 v1.1+ components

These components are designed for foobar2000 v2.0.

They are compatible with foobar2000 v1.5 and newer but require at least Windows 7 and CPU with SSE2 instruction set.

The components support both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the player and they handle dark mode.


ComponentDescriptionLast Updated
Audio MD5 v0.6.5A tool for generating and verifying MD5 checksum of audio data. Uses ffmpeg.exe and supports all formats FFmpeg supports. 2023-09-08 18:21
Amplifier DSP v1.0.4A simple volume adjustment DSP allowing the signal amplitude to be both boosted and lowered. 2023-03-16 12:06
Crossmix DSP v0.4Mixes the beginning of the next track over the ending of the previous track without any fading. 2023-10-13 19:09
Smart Dither DSP v1.0.9TPDF dither DSP that leaves digital silence untouched. 2023-03-16 12:06
Downmixer DSP v1.2Downmixes source to the selected output format. 2023-03-16 12:05
Fade In/Out DSP v1.0.7Allows adding linear, sine, cosine, or logarithmic shaped fade-in and fade-out effects. 2023-03-16 12:05
Fake Gapless DSP v0.6Briefly fades track changes to silence to avoid glitches with gapless tracks when encoded with lossy codecs. Meant to be used with the Converter component when creating files for portable players. 2023-03-16 12:05
Hard Clip DSP v1.0.3Clips peaks forcing foobar2000 output to match players that don't support floating point output. 2023-03-16 12:06
mda Dither DSP v0.3Range of dither types for word-length reduction. Almost direct conversion of Paul Kellett's VST plug-in. 2023-03-16 12:05
Gap Killer DSP v0.4.6Removes silence from track transitions. 2023-03-16 12:06
Pregap DSP v1.0.7Inserts silence before real playback begins. For use with slowly initializing digital receivers. 2023-03-16 12:06
Skip Silence DSP v1.0.5Automatically fast forwards over extended periods of silence. Now a built-in feature but this component allows leaving in longer silence. 2023-03-16 12:05
ReplayGain DSP v0.2.10Alternative RG implementation with smart RG mode selection based on playback mode and playlist contents, automatic loudness estimation for tracks with missing RG info and different methods for clipping prevention.
  • 0.2.10 (2023-03-16): Recompile with latest SDK and foobar2000 v1.5 compatibility.
  • 0.2.9 (2022-02-05): Added dark mode support.
  • 0.2.8 (2021-07-26): Added protection against apparent invalid gain values.
  • 0.2.7 (2021-07-23): Returned to older SDK to restore Windows XP compatibility. Blacklisted incompatible protocols so they won't be attempted to be decoded.
  • 0.2.6 (2021-03-27): Opening configuration window reverted -14 LUFS target loudness to default because of incorrect range check. Replaced "experimental" in the name with "alternative"
  • 0.2.5 (2020-09-23): Changed decoder initialization flags to allow inaccurate seeking to improve subsong scanning speed
  • 0.2.4 (2019-08-03): Added option to disable automatic replaygain scanning of streams
  • 0.2.3 (2019-07-26): Compression use check had incorrect logic and the feature was off when it was supposed to be on, and vice versa
  • 0.2.2 (2019-01-08): Only calls ReplayGain scanner on valid audio chunks to prevent lock-ups
  • 0.2.1 (2018-11-14): Uses previous scale if RG data is missing and can't be scanned
  • 0.2 (2018-10-27): Altered compression routine. Made the component attempt to scan gain values from unreplaygained tracks.
  • 0.1 (2018-10-24): Initial version
2023-03-16 12:05
SRC Resampler DSP v1.0.14Secret Rabbit Code resampler. Uses libsamplerate 0.2.1. 2023-03-16 12:05
Trifield LR→LRC Decoder DSP v1.1.4Implementation of Michael Gerzon's Trifield decoder. 2023-03-16 12:05
Vocal Exciter DSP v1.0.3Adds harmonically related distortion to high frequencies to give more presence. Based on similarly named Audacity plug-in. 2023-03-16 12:06
External Tags v1.5.14Adds tagging support for non-taggable file formats. 2023-03-16 12:05
TAK Decoder v0.5.8Decoder for TAK - (T)om's lossless (A)udio (K)ompressor. 2023-03-16 12:05
TTA Audio Decoder v4.0.1TTA decoder component. Slightly improved version of Aleksander Djuric's original foo_input_tta. 2023-03-16 12:05
V2M Decoder v0.2.8Farbrausch V2 module (V2M) decoder. 2023-07-27 14:43
No Display Standby v1.1.4Disables monitor power saving feature while music is playing. 2023-03-16 12:05
No Sleep v1.2Prevents system from entering standby mode while foobar2000 is running. 2023-03-16 12:05
WASAPI shared output v0.6.21Shared mode WASAPI output for Vista and newer Windows versions. This component tries to provide smoother volume adjustment and seek/pause/stop transitions than existing outputs. 2023-09-15 08:32
WASAPI shared output (debug) v0.6.21dShared mode WASAPI output debug version. Monitors buffer filling timings and some other issues and reports problems on console. 2023-09-15 08:32
Play NextAdds the selected track to the beginning of the playback queue to be played next. 2023-03-16 12:05
Recorder v0.2.3Record audio from selected sound card input. 2023-03-16 12:05
Renamer v0.3.4An alternative file renamer for people who wish to configure reserved character replacement rules manually. 2023-09-15 06:01
Seek to Time v0.5Allows defining timestamps to directly seek to with keyboard shortcuts. 2023-03-16 12:05
Skip Track v1.38Skips tracks that match user configurable title formatting string. By default skips over each track with Rating set to 1. 2023-09-15 06:15
Stop After Queue v1.2.3Stops playback at the end of the playback queue. 2023-03-16 12:06
Stop on Current v0.6.3Stops playback at the end of currently playing track. 2023-03-16 12:05
Stop on Error v0.6.2Stops playback after user configurable number of tracks that fail to be decoded. 2023-03-16 12:05
Tag Normalizer v0.2.2Normalizes Unicode characters in tags. 2023-03-16 12:05
Waveform Minibar (mod) v1.2.55Seekbar that shows the waveform of the track. Lighter, fully software implemented version of the original Waveform Seekbar. Heavily based on zao's excellent Minibar component. 2023-07-11 14:11
BPM AnalyserRecompile of foo_bpm by Michael Balzer/Holger Stenger. Added support for dark mode and 64-bit foobar2000. 2023-10-06 08:00
Stereo Convolution DSPRecompile of foo_dsp_stereoconv by Eric Larson. Added support for dark mode and 64-bit foobar2000. 2022-08-28 17:44
VLevelRecompile/update of foo_dsp_vlevel by wiesl/wore/Tom Felker/ssamadhi97/G-Lite. Fixed crash bugs, added support for dark mode and 64-bit foobar2000. 2023-08-27 19:22
Cuesheet Creator v0.4.6dRecompile of foo_cuesheet_creator by Synthetic Soul. Adjusted for the latest SDK and added 64-bit support. 2023-08-29 10:09
fdk-aac packet decoderRecompile of foo_pd_aac by kode54. Added 64-bit support. 2022-09-06 06:45
Taskbar Playback Progress BarRecompile of foo_taskbar_playback_progress_bar by Alexey V. Grishin. Fixed potential divide by zero crash and added 64-bit support. 2022-09-25 07:01