Release Notes: This release of libmad uses a new, faster Layer III IMDCT algorithm. New in madplay is Replay Gain support as well as an option to view encoder tag information (written by e.g. LAME).
Release Notes: Renaming the ID3 library to libid3tag (enabling it to be installed), shared libraries use proper libtool versioning instead of release numbering, and fixes for some NetBSD and FreeBSD audio compatibility issues.
Release Notes: A fix for a problem decoding MPEG-2 Layer III intensity stereo, support for Layer III ancillary data extraction, an enhanced API, improved portability, and other bugfixes in libmad. The plugin for Winamp has Xing VBR header support, full file decode, and an improved 24- and 32-bit output visuals display.