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

Note: TKaraokePro version 2.x is a rewrite to be a native 64-bit app and supports VLC 3.x engine. Some features of version 1.x will not be available in version 2.x. Also, TKaraokePro version 1.x registration code will not work on version 2.x. For a limited time, we give free upgrade for all existing v1 customers. See this post for more info on the free upgrade and which features were being left out of version 2.x.

2.0.014 (February 16, 2019)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed bug not able to play YouTube songs

2.0.012 (December 28, 2018)

  • Features
    • Added an option to turn on/off Local Songbook support
  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed bug crashing when toggling audio of a replayed song
    • Fixed bug not able to do Auto Record on some machines

2.0.011 (December 3, 2018)

  • Features
    • Support 8K Songs (resolution 7680 x 4320). See this page for more info.

2.0.010 (December 1, 2018)

  • Features
    • Support local songbook controller apps (doesn't need internet access). Songbook app is free on Google Play Store and Apple App Store. See this page for more info.
  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed bug applying audio-phase-in even when set to Disabled in Options

2.0.008 (November 18, 2018)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed bug not able to play some YouTube songs.

2.0.007 (November 5, 2018)

  • Features
    • Support TKB songs. See this page for more info.

2.0.006 (October 21, 2018)

  • Features
    • Optimized for 4K displays

2.0.005 (October 2, 2018)

  • Features
    • Support MP3G songs

2.0.004 (October 1, 2018)

  • Features
    • Add Launch shortcut to Start Menu and Desktop
    • Add Uninstall shortcut to Start Menu
    • Install .NET Framework on machines that don't have it installed

2.0.002 (September 30, 2018)

  • Features
    • Native 64-bit app
    • Upgraded to use VLC 3.x
    • Built-in Auto Volume using ReplayGain


1.5.135 (February 16, 2019)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed bug not able to play YouTube songs

1.5.134 (February 14, 2018)

  • Features
    • Support GPU Decoding when playing H265 songs. Requires Nvidia GTX 6xx or newer card or equivalent AMD/Intel GPU card

1.5.133 (November 26, 2017)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed crash when playing YouTube songs via the YouTube Browser
    • Fixed bug not reseting the Tempo when playing the next song
    • Improved playback on h265 songs

1.5.132 (June 29, 2017)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed crash when playing some YouTube songs with Auto Record turned on

1.5.131 (February 21, 2017)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed crash when browsing and/or playing some YouTube songs

1.5.130 (November 20, 2016)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Does not show Background Image at startup when "Show Background Image Instead of Song List" option is checked.
  • Features
    • Support the .h265 extension
      • If TKaraoke doesn't play your h265-encoded songs properly, rename the song file to .h265

1.5.129 (November 15, 2016)

1.5.128 (July 27, 2016)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed the "Out of Memory" error when loading more than 50,000 songs with live Lyrics updates

1.5.127 (February 29, 2016)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed the issue with not able to play YTK files

1.5.126 (February 23, 2016)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed the issue with the TKA2Server window showing up

1.5.125 (February 15, 2016)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed the error exiting TKaraoke in some cases

1.5.124 (February 14, 2016)

  • Features
    • Support songs encoded with High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC)

1.5.123 (January 27, 2016)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed bug not able to add certain YouTube songs via the YouTube Browser
    • Allowed to launch the YouTube Browser (via F2) in Menu Lock mode

1.5.122 (January 23, 2016)

  • Features
    • Added the ability to lock all Menus to prevent newbies from making changes to TKaraoke. See this page for more info.
  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed bugs not picking up the songs in Play When Idle mode when the songs extensions are not in lower case.

1.5.121 (January 21, 2016)

  • Features
    • Added support for playing random songs from a selected folder when idle (no one is singing). See this page for more info (the 3rd option has been modified to support any song, not just mp3 songs)

1.5.120 (January 16, 2016)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed bug creating the debug.log file at the Desktop
    • Fixed bug not able to add YouTube songs when via the YouTube Browser on slow Internet connections 

1.5.119 (January 15, 2016)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed bug crashing when opening or using the YouTube Browser
    • Significantly improved the YouTube Browser performance

1.5.118 (December 22, 2015)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed bug with crashing when playing some YouTube songs

1.5.116 (December 18, 2015)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed bug with the Remote Control doesn't work anymore after playing an Kmp3 song
    • Fixed bug not able to hide the REAPER window when using v4.x version of REAPER for Sound Effects. See this page for more info.

1.5.115 (December 16, 2015)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed bug not able to skip chapters on some MKV files
    • Changed from Creation Date to Modified Date when moving duplicate songs based on Date
  • Features
    • Support Previewing before Moving Duplicate songs. After seeing the preview, the user may proceed or cancel the Move operation
    • Support skipping chapters from the Online Songbook
      • The normal Skip button on the songbook site will skip chapters when the current song has chapters defined. If the current song has no chapter, it will skip the song
      • If the current song has chapters and the user wants to skip the song via the Songbook site, first pause the song (via Online Songbook site) and then use the Skip button

1.5.114 (December 15, 2015)

  • Features
    • Support Chapters
      • Useful on MKV songs with multiple chapters. See this page for more info.

1.5.112 (December 13, 2015)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed File --> Exit and Shutdown PC doesn't work
    • Fixed the issue where the Remote Control doesn't work immediately after TKaraoke is launched. User had to click on TKaraoke once for the remote to work

1.5.111 (December 6, 2015)

  • Features
    • Fade-in Audio Options
      • Added an option to smoothly increasing the volume at the beginning of every song
      • Added an option to smoothly increasing the volume when switching audio tracks
      • See this page for more info.

1.5.110 (November 29, 2015)

  • Features
    • Smarter Auto Deinterlace detection
      • Default mode set to Auto instead of Off
    • Smarter GPU acceleration setting
      • Even when enabled in Options, disable GPU for non-HD songs to avoid rendering issues with low quality songs (i.e. DAT/VCD)

1.5.109 (November 28, 2015)

  • Features
    • Improved Windows 10 compatibility
    • Add the ability to delete/move duplicate songs automatically
      • Delete/Move based on File Size (smaller songs get deleted/moved)
      • Delete/Move based on File Date (newer songs get deleted/moved - maintain printed songbook numbers)

1.5.108 (November 20, 2015)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed bug with playing the wrong YouTube song

1.5.107 (November 20, 2015)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed bug not able to play YouTube songs using the YouTube browser and via Online Songbook
    • Audio EQ is working again
    • Audio Normalizatio is working again

1.5.103 (September 6, 2015)

  • Note: If there is any error running the new version, please follow these steps. Since build 097, these steps might be necessary as there are many changes in each build to adapt to the new VLC engine. We hope to minimize these changes soon.
    • Uninstall TKaraokePro
    • Delete folder C:\Program Files (x86)\TSofts\TKaraokePro
    • Install the new version
  • Features
    • Support Post Processing again
      • Enable Post Processing is equivalent to Post Processing = Highest in VLC.
  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed bug not able to play YouTube songs when TKaraoke is left running for several days
      • The YouTube video links were cached in TKaraoke and YouTube invalidate the links after several hours. Updated to expire cached links in 3 hours.

1.5.102 (September 1, 2015)

  • Features
    • Support Auto Deinterlace again
      • Smarter auto deinterlace determination
      • The default Deinterlace Option is now Auto intead of Off
  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed bug not able to change audio tracks on DAT, MPG, MPEG, and MP3G songs
    • Fixed bug not able to correctly change audio tracks on songs with more than 2 audio tracks

1.5.100 (August 26, 2015)

  • Features
    • Enable Advanced Logging for troubleshooting errors in TKaraoke

1.5.099 (August 26, 2015)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed bug with not able to play YouTube songs from the Online Song Book
    • When not able to play a song, write to the Log instead of pompt up an error message

1.5.098 (August 25, 2015)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed Aspect Ratio setting not being applied.

1.5.097 (August 23, 2015)

  • Features
    • Major VLC engine upgrade. Please see this page for details before upgrading to this new version. Please uninstall the previous version and also delete the folder C:\Program Files(x86)\TSofts\TKaraokePro folder before installing this version.
  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed the issue not able to play some YouTube songs

1.5.096 (June 21, 2015)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Can't download some YouTube songs

1.5.095 (June 17, 2015)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed occasional issue with not able to play YouTube songs

1.5.094 (June 12, 2015)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Auto swap audio track using !! doesn't work for some VOB songs
    • The size and position of the Video window didn't persist across runs

1.5.091 (February 18, 2015)

  • Features
    • Auto re-connect to the Online Songbook server if the connection was dropped due to a network issue
      • Useful for clients using unreliable wifi connection that might get dropped from time to time from the songbook server. The user doesn't need to access the Songbook Preferences and click "Connect" to get reconnected.
    • Increased gave-up time to load a song from 30 seconds to 45 seconds

1.5.090 (February 15, 2015)

  • Features
    • Request #054: Added an option to control the Next Song Info scroll speed
  • Bug Fixes
    • Bug #052: Next Song Info data is incorrect in List Mode

1.5.089 (February 5, 2015)

  • Features
    • Request #021: Support auto recording from multiple input devices
      • Useful for recording Music + Vocal track in real-time from hardware mixer and Vocal Only track for later processing by a software DAW
  • Bug Fixes
    • Shortcut Ctrl + Alt + S didn't work. Changed to use Ctrl + Alt + B to bring up the Online Songbook and Lyrics DB Preferences.

1.5.088 (January 30, 2015)

  • Features
    • Request #024: Provide options for the Next Song Info feature
  • Bug Fixes
    • Bug #048: Background webcam aspect ratio is incorrect
      • Added the ability to specify the frame rate to make the webcam looks smoother on webcams that support high frame rate.
    • Shortcut Ctrl + Shift + P was assigned to both Play when Idle Preferences and Online Songbook Publish.

1.5.087 (January 11, 2015)

  • Features
    • Added an Option to reset the main Window in Wide mode (16:9)
    • Request #031: Support hiding a column via right-click context menu
    • Request #007: When in Scroll mode, Ctrl + I will start scrolling instead of switching to the next mode. If it is already scrolling, Ctrl + I will switch to the next mode.
  • Bug Fixes
    • Bug #033: The visibility state of the Ngay column doesn't persist across runs
    • Bug #034: Accessing the column's options via right-clicking on its header also cause the column to get sorted
    • Bug #011: The default option selected "HP Mode" for the Remote Control type. This causes confusion for users who don't have the HP remote. The default option should be "On Both Keys" so that the Song Number Screen can be brought up using #1 on the Keyboard or #1 on the Keypad or #1 on any remote control.

1.5.086 (January 1, 2015)

  • Features
    • Support M4V Songs
    • Came with an offline Lyrics Cache. See this post for more info.
      • The factory-default Offline Lyrics Cache will provide lyric and songwriter info for common songs without the need to perform an Online Lyrics Update
      • Support user-exportable Lyrics Cache so users can contribute their own cache to improve the factory-default cache
    • Provide a way to count how many songs currently don't have lyric data. Click on Tools --> Count Songs Without Lyrics to use this feature
    • Minor improvements to the audio track overlay
  • Bug Fixes
    • The watermark's Effect Names were incorrect in some cases
    • When checked to "start song with audio track 2", the song would start playing with audio track 1 and then immediately switch to audio track 2. For songs without any starting silent gap in the audio tracks, the user would hear audio track 1 for about half a second follow by a switch to audio track 2.
      • For VOB songs, it was fixed so that the song would start playing with audio track 2 eliminating any "switch sound". This also eliminates the switch sound on the auto record mp3 file.
    • Toggling Audio on a YouTube song shows the audio track info as "Nhạc", which may be incorrect. It was fixed to show "YouTube" so the user knows switching audio track is not possible on YouTube songs.

1.5.085 (December 19, 2014)

  • Features
    • Significantly improved songs scan time. See this post for more info.
      • For about 30000 songs, scan time went from 4 minutes to 11 seconds
    • Songs scanning is done in the background so the user can use TKaraoke normally while scanning for songs or refreshing songs

1.5.084 (December 17, 2014)

  • Features
    • Support searching and adding YouTube songs via the Online Songbook interface
    • This is a beta release support YouTube Online Searching. See this page for more info.

1.5.083 (December 14, 2014)

  • Bug Fixes
    • When Sounds Effects, EQ, or Audio Normalization is enabled, unable to play any Mp3+G song after playing a non-mp3+g song.
    • A typo in the song-structure file can cause songs in an entire folder and sub-folders to be excluded. A sample typo is %album% - %singer% - %songr%.tksns ("songr" is mispelled)
    • Miscellaneous fixes to improve startup performance

1.5.082 (December 14, 2014)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Fixed an unrecoverable error at startup on some machines

1.5.081 (December 14, 2014)

  • Features
    • Added an option to skip scanning songs at startup
      • TKaraoke will only scan for songs at startup when there are changes to your collection (added new songs, remove songs,  renamed songs, etc.). This option will force TKaraoke to use the cached songs data even when it detected changes to your colleciton. Turning on this option is equivalent to holding SHIFT at startup.
    • When the Requester Name is not blank, the auto recording mp3 file will contain the requester name.
    • Improved performance on the Next Song Info's Scroll mode.

1.5.080 (December 13, 2014)

  • Features
    • Simplify Sound Effects configuration by automatically config REAPER routing and doesn't require the Windows Default Playback device to be changed to VAC
      • This also help fixed the following issues
        • With VST Effects enabled, after exiting TKaraoke, other applications have no sound
        • Reaper app still runs after TKaraoke has exited
        • Must reset Default Playback Device when not running TKaraoke

1.5.078 (December 12, 2014)

  • Features
    • Added Replay and Skip buttons on the YouTube Browser
  • Bug Fixes
    • In dual-monitor mode, if the video window is not docked on the right of the main window, minimizing the main window also minimizes the Video Window
    • In dual-monitor mode, after minimizing the main window, clicking on TKaraoke on the taskbar doesn't restore the main and/or the video window. The user must use Alt + Tab to bring up TKaraoke again.

1.5.077 (December 9, 2014)

  • Features
    • Support showing Song Date data
      • Uncheck Options --> Columns --> Hide Ngày Column to show the Song Date data
      • This new column shows the date a particular song is added to your collection. This is useful for sorting to list newly added songs
  • Improvements
    • When the Next Song Info mode is set to Scroll, any change to the song queue (add song, remove song, change requester name, change song queue order, etc.) either via TKaraoke or via the Online Songbook site will cause the info to start scrolling immediately

1.5.075 (December 5, 2014)

  • Features
    • Support downloading YouTube video file to disk
  • Improvements
    • Added the shortcut key F2 to launch the YouTube Browser
    • Improved icons on the YouTube Browser
    • When creating YTK file, automatically populate the file name based on the YouTube video name

1.5.074 (December 4, 2014)

  • Features
    • Support Requester Name management via the Online Songbook
  • Bug Fixes
    • Click on Create YTK button on the YouTube Browser doesn't create YTK file
    • Error message displays when toggling audio while playing a YouTube song
    • "Script Error" message displays occationally
    • Requester names in the Song Queue are lost when adding a new song via the Online Songbook site
    • Requester names in the Song Queue were lost when restarting TKaraoke

1.5.072 (December 1, 2014)

  • Features
    • Added a YouTube Browser capable of searching YouTube for songs and add them into TKaraoke for playback. See this page for more info.
  • Bug Fixes
    • Some YouTube songs has black screen or no audio when playing via YTK files. YouTube songs should play correctly with audio track now.

1.5.071 (November 29, 2014)

  • Features
    • Improved performance when using the Next Song Info feature
    • Include Access Key info in Scroll mode
  • Bug Fixes
    • On computers with multiple monitors and the aspect ratio of the monitors' resolutions are not the same (i.e. 1920x1080 and 2560x1600), "sketch to fit" doesn't sketch the video correctly if TKaraoke is running in single-monitor mode and the TKaraoke window is not on the primary monitor

1.5.070 (Black Friday Edition, November 28, 2014)

  • Features
    • Support displaying the Requester Name
    • Support displaying next song names on the video screen. See this page for more info.
  • Bug Fixes
    • Watermark text size is too large for low-resolution songs. Watermark text size and quality are now independent of song's resolution or type
    • Watermark text didn't display on Kmp3, TKA, and MP3G songs

1.5.069 (November 21, 2014)

  • Features
    • Support YouTube songs. See this page for more information.

1.5.067 (November 13, 2014)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Unable to toggle audio on mp3g files with multiple audio tracks or multiple audio channels.

1.5.066 (October 20, 2014)

  • Note: If you received an "unrecoverrable error" starting TKaraoke after upgrading to this version, please un-install and then re-install TKaraoke Pro.
  • 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)

     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.


Free Version

The Pro version is now available here. (January 15, 2015)

  • Bug Fixes
    • Significantly improved songs scanning time
    • Right-click on a column to access its properties caused the column to be sorted as well

Older Versions


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.

1.10 (October 23, 2014)

  • Features
    • Support background images animation.

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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