[Mono-announce-list] Banshee 1.7.5 released!

Gabriel Burt gabriel.burt at gmail.com
Wed Sep 1 18:46:00 EDT 2010

Hello!  We just released Banshee 1.7.5, loaded with improvements and
new features.

We plan to release 1.7.6 on September 15 at which time we'll be
string-frozen, and then 1.8.0 will arrive September 29.

New Features:
* GIO/udev-based hardware backend
* Apple Devices backend with support for iPod/iOS devices
* MPRIS v2 support (Ubuntu Sound Menu, etc)
* Audiobooks and Miro Guide extensions enabled by default

Enhancements/API Additions:
* Play menu item in track context menu
* Amazon affiliate codes for all supported countries
* "Amazon MP3s" Music smart playlist
* Miro Guide teaser in Podcasts
* Zoom support in Amazon MP3 Store and Miro Guide
* Now Playing simplify mode that declutters the UI
* Play Queue shuffle action
* Podcast errors shown to user
* Better MTP device detection
* Default smart playlists hidden when empty, for new users
* New and improved user documentation

Packagers, note we have several new dependencies in our default feature stack:
 + gio-sharp 2.22.2
 + gtk-sharp-beans 2.14.1
 + gkeyfile-sharp
 + gudev-sharp
 + tarballs for all of these are hosted at

Get it: http://banshee.fm/download
File bugs: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=banshee&version=1.7.5
Full release notes: http://banshee.fm/download/archives/1.7.5

Thanks, and enjoy!


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