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1.4.0.098 (March 2, 2013)

  • Bug Fixes

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Pro Version

Pro version requires a valid registration code to run. You can buy the registration code online.

1.5.066 (October 20, 2014)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Not reset VST effects to Neutral on the next song when the config file specified so
    • Audio Delay configured via VST Effect settings were not applied on TKA, Kmp3, and Mp3g files
  • Features
    • Support TKA files that are paid. See this page for more info.


1.5.065 (March 1, 2014)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Song list didn't render correctly when changing font size
  • Features
    • Support Custom Lyrics. See this page for more info
    • Hold Shift key while starting up to skip scanning for songs. Even when TKaraoke detected changes to the song folder, holding shift will avoid rescan for new songs and use a cached copy
    • When publishing songbook, if the songbook server detected another computer using the same account is active, the user can publish again after receiving the first warning message (must be done within 10 minutes) to force the other computer to disconnect. This option is useful when a network problem occurred causing the songbook server to wrongly detect another computer is active when there is no other active computer.


1.5.064 (January 6, 2014)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed a typo in the Rock EQ Preset
    • Fixed a bug that made EQ not working when Audio Normalization is turned on


1.5.063 (January 5, 2014)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Load the song list quicker. On systems with lot of songs, speed improvement is up to 90% faster (i.e. 5 seconds to load and display 30000 songs vs 45 seconds previously)
  • Features
    • Support 10-band Graphic Equalizer. See page EQ Support for details..
    • When moving songs, allow user to select the destination folder instead of hard-coded C:\TKaraokeMove\.


1.5.062 (June 21, 2013)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Crash if the search criteria contains "[", "]", "*", or "%" characters.
  • Features
    • Support TKA songs. TKA is a new song format designed for TKaraoke.


1.5.061 (April 14, 2013)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Replay Kmp3/Mp3g doesn't restart the recording when Auto Recording is enabled
    • Updated the Male icon for Kmp3 songs
    • Lyric appears off-centered when there is a male/female icon (Kmp3 songs)
    • The lyric sometimes jumps to the next line in the middle of a song (Kmp3 songs)
  • Features
    • Allow pasting into the Search box (right-click and select Paste)
    • Allow the user to disable the Infrared Remote Control


1.5.059 (February 13, 2013)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Some Kmp3 songs would stop about 15 seconds before the end of the song
    • When skipping a Kmp3 song to play the next non-kmp3 song, the name of the current Kmp3 song is displayed on the video window and there is no way to get rid of it


1.5.058 (February 3, 2013)

  • Bug Fixes
    • After finished playing a Kmp3 song, TKaraoke would still hold a lock to it, preventing the users from deleting or renaming the Kmp3 file
    • Can't play some Kmp3 songs that were playable in build 051 and earlier. The error log would show "Unable to extract kmp3 song, attempt to read or write protected memory"
    • Auto recording doesn't work in Windows 8 on certain sound cards
    • Crash when changing Volume on certain machines


1.5.056 (January 31, 2013)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Crash with error "Attempt to read or write protected memory" when exiting TKaraoke on some machines


1.5.055 (January 28, 2013)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Crash with "division by zero" on some songs
    • Error message "the file is being used by another process" when playing Kmp3 songs on some slow machines
    • Replay sometimes stop on multiple audio tracks Kmp3 songs


1.5.054 (January 26, 2013)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Audio track labels of multiple audio tracks Kmp3 songs were not shown correctly
    • Male/Female icons on Kmp3 karaoke text is too small


1.5.053 (January 25, 2013)

  • Bug Fixes
    • After playing a kmp3 or mp3g song with a custom video background, playing a vob or mkv song didn't render the video correctly.
    • Sometimes the background video sound is turned on - background videos should not play with any sound.


1.5.052 (January 24, 2013)

  • Features
    • Improved Kmp3 and Mp3g Playback. See this page for more info.
      • Smoother playback
      • Karaoke text won't stop when changing volume or enter new song
      • Support customizable background image
      • Support customizable background video
      • Support live background video from a Webcam feed
      • Can playback at different levels of rendering quality
      • Support multiple audio tracks Kmp3 songs
      • Customizable karaoke text color
    • Add a Logger for logging error, warning, and information messages useful for troubleshooting issues that are hard to reproduce.


1.5.051 (December 16, 2012)

  • Features
    • Moved menu items for Lyrics Update and Songbook Publish for easier access
    • Added a help link on the VST Effects Setup screen
    • Default not to open songbook URL after publish
    • Doesn't require to run Reaper at least once for VST effects to work
  • Bug Fixes
    • Crash when changing VST preset on slow HTPCs
    • On computers where Reaper's devices preferences has never been accessed, TKaraoke reports "Reaper already has the same routing" but Reaper routing info is still not setup correctly


1.5.050 (December 12, 2012)

Important
     Please uninstall the previous version before installing this version. See this post for more info.

  • Features
    • Support controlling Master Volume on non-default playback devices in Windows XP
  • Bug Fixes
    • Crash at startup on computers with no active Playback Device


1.5.049 (December 2, 2012)

  • New Features
    • Remember the Music Volume setting accross runs
    • Support setting the default playback device within TKaraoke
    • Support Volume Control on non-default playback devices
      • Work with both default and non-default playback devices
      • Added left and right channel VU meter
    • Support Muting
      • Press the MUTE button on the remote control to mute/unmute. On the keyboard, use number the "9" key.
    • Important: Volume Control in this build will not work on Windows XP. If you are using Windows XP, wait for build 050
  • Bug Fixes
    • Crash at startup on computers with no active Recording Device
    • The background image has a tiny border around it
    • Does not correctly push routing data to Reaper


1.5.047 (November 28, 2012)

  • New Features
    • Provides the ability to pick which device to perform auto-recording on
      • The Recording sub-menu is now under the Options-->Audio menu
      • The default bitrate for the recorded mp3s is now 192kbps (up from 128kbps)
  • Bug Fixes
    • When VST Effects is enabled, a song might start without reaper running causing no sound to be heard.


1.5.046 (November 27, 2012)

  • New Features
    • Provides VST Effects configuration setup guide within TKaraoke. See this page for more info.
      • Can perform initial setup to use VST Effects easier
      • Has an option to reset sound settings upon TKaraoke startup or upon playing a song
  • Bug Fixes
    • The Temp Adjustment screen doesn't appear on the window set in Options (only happen in dual-monitor mode)


1.5.044 (November 21, 2012)

  • New Features
    • Support  Tempo Adjustment (Đổi Nhịp)
      • Press "3" on remote or on keyboard to activate the "Tempo Screen". While the Tempo Screen is active, press up/down will increase/decrease tempo. Press left to reset tempo. Can use the keyboard's up/down/left or the arrow buttons on the remote.
      • Uncheck "Reset Tempo When Playing New Song" under Options-->Audio to keep the tempo setting across songs.
  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed bugs with the reaper tools button under the Sound Effects Preferences
    • Increased the pitch shift accuracy for the presets pitch shift effect that came with TKaraoke
    • No longer using volume up/down to control the effects preset. This caused Windows to change the master volume on some systems. While the Sound Effects Screen is active, the new keys are:
      • Up: go to the next preset
      • Down: go to the previous preset
      • Left: go to the Neutral preset
      • Right: go to the current preset


1.5.043 (November 18, 2012)

  • New Features
    • Support VST Effects. See this page for more info.
      • Pitch Shifting (Đổi Tông)
      • Advanced Auto Volume Control (Cân Bằng Âm Thanh dùng Dynamic Range Compression)


1.5.041 (October 25, 2012)

  • Bug Fixes
    • When Post-Processing is enabled, Deinterlace is always off even when Deinterlace is set to On or Auto via the Options menu


1.5.040 (October 24, 2012)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Auto Record produces file with extension "mp3}" instead of "mp3" on certain songs
    • Write-lock on the most recent auto record mp3 until the next song is played
  • New Features
    • Support Windows 8


1.5.039 (October 20, 2012)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Default Music Volume is not neutral.
  • New Features
    • Provide an option to change the background of kmp3 songs
    • Provide an option to skip kmp3 songs
    • Provide a way to reset the Music Volume to 50% (neutral). Right-click on the Music Volume bar to reset


1.5.038 (October 6, 2012)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Crash when playing kmp3 songs after a vob/mkv song
    • Crash on some invalid kmp3 songs
    • Crash at startup when using Windows German edition and other non-English editions


1.5.037 (August 26, 2012)

  • New Features
    • Added presets for Audio Normalization
  • Bug Fixes
    • The background image layout setting was not saved across runs
    • Increased timeout time when publishing songbook


1.5.036 (August 5, 2012)

  • New Features
    • Support Video Post-Processing
      • Post-Processing improves video quality of low-resolution videos but use more CPU resources
    • Support Audio Normalization. See this page for more info.


1.5.035 (July 25, 2012)

  • New Features
    • Support GPU acceleration when playing HD songs. See this page for more info.
    • Support FLV files.
    • The play mode can be controlled from Online Songbook. Mode "Nhạc" is equivalent to not checking the option Options-->Start Song With Audio Track 2. Mode "Karaoke" is equivalent to checking Options-->Start Song With Audio Track 2.


1.5.034 (May 19, 2012)

  • Bug Fixes
    • The size and position of the Video Window wasn't being remembered across runs
    • Tools-->Reset Main Window doesn't reset if the main window is in fullscreen mode
    • Ctrl+D caused a crash sometimes and result in both actions: "Disconnect from Songbook" and "Enable/Disable Dual Monitor"
    • File-->Exit and Shutdown took too long to shutdown and the user can't easily cancel the shutdown


1.5.033 (May 16, 2012)

  • New Features
    • Provied a way to Exit TKaraoke and shut down the PC in one click
    • Provided shortcuts for Connecting (Ctrl+C) and Disconnecting (Ctrl+D) from songbook site
    • Provide keyboard shortcuts for most menus in TKaraoke


1.5.031 (May 10, 2012)

  • New Features
    • Support volume control using ipad/iphone/android.


1.5.030 (May 9, 2012)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed the issue with not able to activate in some machines with error code 0004.


1.5.028 (May 7, 2012)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed various bugs.


1.5.027 (May 4, 2012)

  • Bug Fixes
    • When the Song Queue is empty, adding a song caused the Song Queue to show for a brief second. Showing the Song Queue in this case is not needed when "hide song queue when empty" option is selected.
  • Features
    • Support playing music/video when idling. See this page for more info.


1.5.026 (April 27, 2012)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Detecting duplicate song took a long time when the number of songs loaded is high
    • Timeout error while updating Lyrics for some users with high number of songs loaded
    • In Dual-Monitor mode, the main Window doesn't come back fullscreen even though it was fullscreen in the previous run
  • Features
    • Support the Info button using Online Songbook
    • Show the status while publishing songbook
    • Support hiding the Song List and show a custom background image instead
    • Change Access Key without restarting TKaraoke
    • The option to use a custom Access Key


1.5.025 (April 9, 2012)

  • Features
    • Support Play/Pause control from Online Songbook


1.5.024 (April 8, 2012)

  • Bug Fixes
    • When option "Do not show the WAIT message" is selected, Replaying a song caused the video window to be hidden
    • Replay doesn't take into account the audio swap signal using !!
    • Display wrong audio track label (Karaoke/Nhac) for songs with audio swapped via !!
    • Clear Song Queue via the Online Songbook site caused TKaraoke to get disconnected from the Songbook server
    • Display a misleading error message and/or crash when connect to the Songbook server using an account that is already connected (via another instance of TKaraoke)
    • The Song Number column didn't display all 5-digits song numbers correctly without resizing the column
  • Features
    • Doesn't require Internet access ever after Activated
    • Future upgrades from v1.5.024 will not require songs rescan, lose Lyrics Data, lose Recent Folders data, and lose other Settings
    • Online Song Queue Management
      • Support Audio Toggling
      • Show Access Key and Songbook URL in the "Available Song" area for easy access
      • Show Access Key when pressing ctrl+i or press "info" button on the Remote Control
      • Provide an option to make the Songbook public but protect the Song Queue, Most-played songs, and Recently-played songs
    • See this page for more info


1.5.023 (March  20, 2012)

  • Features
    • Support Online Songbook with remote Queue Management
      • Can control the TKaraoke from an ipad, iphone, android phone, black berry phone, or a laptop.
      • See this page for more info.


1.5.021 (November  27, 2011)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Can't sort by Singer column
    • Singer and Album columns one some machines got swapped.


1.5.020 (November 12, 2011)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Minor bug fixes.
  • Features
    • Volume Control support when using the keyboard (doesn't require a remote control)
      • Ctrl + V to bring up the Volume Control, Escape to close it.
      • While the Volume Control is up:
        • Pressing Up/Down arrow will increase/decrease master volume
        • Pressing Left/Right arrow will decrease/increase music volume
        • Use BACKSPACE key to reset master volume (default 80%)
        • Use ENTER to reset music volume (default 100%)
    • Added an option to disable "delete or move songs".
      • Options --> Advanced --> Disable Delete/Move Function
    • Support mp3 karaoke songs
    • The default song name structure is %album% - %singer% - %song% instead of %author% - %singer% - %song%
    • By default, the singer column appears right after the song column
    • Allow entering the ' character into the search box (i.e. can now search for "Don't know why")
    • Allow search by song number


1.5.018 (August 15, 2011)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed the toolbar disappearing after a while when in Single Monitor mode with "Auto Hide Toolbar".
  • Features
    • Added Playlist support to the File Menu. See this page for more info.


1.5.017 (August 4, 2011)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed some minor bugs related to the Online Songbook feature.
  • Features
    • Added a confirmation message when clearing songs (File --> Clear Songs).
    • Added two shortcuts to enable and disable recording. The shortcuts are CTRL+T and CTRL+K, respectively.
    • Added a way to refresh the song collections without removing the song folders and added them back again. To use this function, click on File --> Refresh Songs or select Refresh Songs from the right-click context menu.


1.5.016 (August 3, 2011)

  • Features
    • Support Online Songbook. See this page for more info.


1.5.015 (June 26, 2011)

  • Bug Fixes:
    • Fixed a startup error if the Song Queue was not empty in the previous run
    • Audio tracks were not displayed correctly for some MKV and MPG/MPEG files when toggling audio
  • Features
    • Changed the look and the default font
    • Support DAT files (VCD files previously supported in .MPG and .MPEG format only)
    • Added an option to not show the "wait" message


1.5.014 (May 1, 2011)

  • Bug Fixes:
    • Fixed error code 0003 when activating registration code.


1.5.013 (April 30, 2011)

  • Bug Fixes:
    • Fixed a timeout error while updating lyrics when there are lot of songs
  • Features:
    • Added an option to automatically turn on or off de-interlace. See this page for more info.
    • Added an option to use the NumPad 1 key to bring up the "Enter Song Number" screen
      • Can use this option to make remotes that were incompatible with TKaraoke to now work
    • Added an option to remove the watermark at the beginning of each song
    • Added an option to always hide the toolbar
    • Added an option to not automatically capitalize the first character of each word when processing song names, singer names, etc.
    • Added a shortcut to minimize TKaraoke (ctrl + backspace)
    • Added an option to show Nhạc and Karaoke instead of Track 1 and Track 2 for songs where audio track labels are not defined (i.e. VOB songs)
    • Make the seekbar longer to increase seeking precision
    • Double-click on the "song location" label will lauch Windows Explorer (just like "open containing folder)


1.5.012 (February 05, 2011)

  • Bug Fixes:
    • Can't seek on some lossless MKV songs converted from VOB using TKT.
    • Black screen and/or slow loading on MKV songs when they are inside a folder with large number of MKV songs (200+ files).
  • Features:
    • Improved video quality.
    • Support two new deinterlace methods: Yadif and Yadif 2x.
    • See this topic for more information.


1.5.011 (October 08, 2010)

  • Bug Fixes:
    • TKaraoke is shown running at the task bar but its window disappears. TKaraoke now imposes a minimum window size of 324x256 so the bug with having window size 0x0 is fixed.
    • Show the "Wait" message briefly at startup.
  • Features:
    • Added the ability to reset the main window size and position. Click on Tools-->Reset Main Window to reset.
    • Added the ability to move the selected songs (their physical files on the hard drive) to a specified location.
    • Added an option to not automatically add the song shown at the "Enter Song Number" screen if idle for 7 seconds.
    • See this topic for more information.


1.5.010 (October 02, 2010)

  • Perform lyrics update on a seperate core to allow TKaraoke to function normally while updating lyrics.


1.5.009 (September 22, 2010)

  • Fixed a bug with not able to save the program state.


1.5.008 (September 19, 2010)

  • Features:
    • Automatically swap the audio tracks of all songs inside any folder ending with !!.
    •  Show song type (VOB, MKV, AVI, KMP3, etc.) and file size at the begining instead of at the end.
    • When detecting duplicate songs, show largest duplicate files in blue and non-largest files in red. This is useful to know which duplicate file should be deleted. Largest files typically mean those are the one with higher quality and should not be deleted.
    • See this topic for more information.


1.5.007 (September 3, 2010)

  • Bug Fixes:
    •  Lost lyric data when the song collection folder is changed (due to adding, removing, or modifying one or more songs).
    • Open Containing Folder doesn't work on some files with weird characters in their names.


1.5.006 (August 31, 2010)

  • Support Karaoke Mp3 songs (*.kmp3). See this page for more info about kmp3.
  • Smarter Lyrics Update. Will not need to update when the songs are moved around (i.e. to a different hard drive) or are duplicate songs.
  • Added a quick way to add songs from recently added folders. All the folders you added recently will appear under File-->Recent Song Folders-->Recent Folders.
  • When right-click on a song and select "Open Containing Folder", the folder holding the song will be opened in Windows Explorer and the song file will be selected as well. This is useful to quickly locate that particular song file on disk.


1.5.005 (August 28, 2010)

  • Minor bug fixes. 


1.5.004 (August 27, 2010)

  • Minor bug fixes. 


1.5.003 (August 25, 2010)

  • Minor bug fixes. 


1.5.002 (August 24, 2010)

  • Initial public release based on v1.4.0.088 with the following changes:
    • Support 5-digit song number.
    • Support more than 10000 songs.
    • Support High Definition (HD) songs.
    • Added an option to show the Song Number column.
    • Added search auto-complete feature.
    • Redesigned the toolbar to make it smaller.
    • Only show duplicate songs after clicking on "detect duplicate songs".
    • See this topic for more information.
  • The following features are not included in this version. These features will be available soon.
    • Kmp3 files support.
    • Auto volume adjustment.

 

The Lite version can only play one song at a time (no queuing). It can play Kmp3 and Mp3g songs with a custom background image.

1.09 (July 10, 2013)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Minor bug fixes.


1.08 (June 29, 2013)

  • Features 
    • Supports changing the background image.
    • Provides an option to hide and show the Seekbar.
  • Bug Fixes
    • Seekbar disappears after pausing and resuming.
    • Seeking a song a dozen times cause the song to stop playing.
    • Doesn't seek precisely to the clicked location on the Seekbar.


1.07 (June 25, 2013)

  • Features 
    • Support TKA songs. TKA is a new song format designed for TKaraoke. 
    • Support seeking
  • Bug Fixes
    • Doesn't release the kmp3 file after finished playing. This prevents the user from deleting or modifying the kmp3 file until TKaraokeLite is exited.
    • Some kmp3 songs stop about 15 seconds early.


1.06 (March 20, 2013)

  • Features 
    • Support Replay
    • Support keyboard shortcuts
  • Bug Fixes
    • The male/female icon appears off centered


1.05 (March 10, 2013)

  • Features 
    • Run only one instance of Lite version. When double-clicking on a new song, stop the current song and use the same application to play the new song.
    • Updated to a brighter male icon.


1.04 (March 4, 2013)

  • Features 
    • Associate kmp3 files so that the user can double-click on a kmp3 file in Windows and play with TKaraokeLite
    • Support Audio Toggling via the File menu


1.03 (February 16, 2013)

  • Bug Fixes: 
    • The Installer failed to install on some machines


1.02 (February 11, 2013)

  • Features: 
    • Initial public release
    • Plays Kmp3 (single or multiple audio tracks) songs
    • Plays Mp3g songs

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