Here are the release notes for Centrafuse XLE RC1. Please read through at least the features so you know about all the new additions to Centrafuse.

Release Notes

Version: RC1
Date: 07-12-2006

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New Features
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  1. Removed two buttons from bottom global navigation and increased the size of the play controls
  2. Added full screen video overlay, similiar to DVD overlay
  3. Double clicking visualizations makes them go full screen
  4. Added support for UltraPlayer visualizations
  5. Album art view scans for folder.jpeg
  6. Clicking any button will hide the system drop down menu, if it is visible
  7. Adjustable aspect ratios added for videos, now defaults to correct aspect ratio
  8. Added the ability to control application with keyboard with up/down/left/right/tab/backspace
  9. Matched hotkeys to standard windows remote commands
  10. TV plugin now has support for most standard TV tuners
  11. Decreased main drop down menu timeout
  12. Settings has been re-designed to include all setup options in one list view
  13. Added the ability to use custom resolutions through settings interface
  14. Added CF_changeSkin function to the SDK
  15. Added "..." to truncated songs in the main title
  16. Enhanced initial setup process
  17. Album art is retrieved when importing a CD
  18. When the password is wrong lockscreen displays "invalid password" dialog
  19. Volume change speed increases as you hold down the buttons
  20. Logarithmic volume is now optional
  21. Recording levels and wave output are always linear
  22. Added search by filename to media manager search dialog
  23. Added additional hotkeys
  24. Added feature to record videos with CAM
  25. Pictures and videos from CAM automatically show up in the media manager
  26. GPS is fully integrated into application, no longer a plugin (it can still be disabled and not used)
  27. Added icon support for external applications (place "<external application name>.png" in the icons folder)
  28. Language and Skin settings removed from all plugins, they are controlled from General settings in setup now
  29. GPS allows you to navigate at any point during the address navigation process, such as navigating to a city or street
  30. GPS now has an OSK to allow you to narrow your list of cities, streets, and house numbers
  31. General settings now has location for Day and Night skin
  32. Button added to toggle day and night skin, hold down dim for 4 seconds
  33. New day skin has been created
  34. Added a hotkey for go to previous section
  35. Media player list view is now single click
  36. Random button is now a toggle like mute
  37. Added phone battery, signal, and headset icons to the global information display
  38. Holding favorites in media player for 3 seconds loads your favorites playlist
  39. Option to hide the taskbar while the application is run
  40. When you click weather and no location is set, a dialog is displayed telling you to go to settings
  41. When password set, settings is also protected
  42. Added unlimited previous history
  43. Web browser new window links now display within the same browser window instead of not showing up at all
  44. When importing a CD you can click away and continue to use the application, you will be alerted when it's finished
  45. When selecting a COM port the actual available ports are shown instead of a static list of ports
  46. Volume progress displays min/max when peaks are reached
  47. Added enhanced graphics option for fade effects and smooth transitions
  48. Added option to specify what time of day to switch to day and night skin

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Bugs Fixed:
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  1. TV plugin properly resizes when resolution or skin changes
  2. DVD properly resizes when resolution or skin changes
  3. External applications keep focus when dialogs are launched
  4. Full screen visualization should now close on slower computers
  5. You can now remove plugins from within settings
  6. Settings is now an available button action
  7. Drop down menu does not break when you modify the button layout
  8. Voice settings enable/disable option displays proper text
  9. External applications setting full screen on/off properly works
  10. All line devices are defaulted to None
  11. Settings properly hides when using hotkeys to navigate to other sections
  12. Changed settings are remembered as you change pages before you save
  13. Volume information dialog properly resizes when resolution is changed
  14. Changing skins properly reloads skin icons
  15. Pause button properly updates when playing videos
  16. Directory icon is displayed next to playlists in media manager
  17. Album art first checks for folder.jpg, then checks the file for embedded album art
  18. Settings section properly resizes when resolution is changed
  19. When cross fade time is set to 0, cross fading is disabled
  20. Fixed file filter, extra files such as pictures will not show up when adding music
  21. Files with a ' character in the filename will properly import and play
  22. Web browser paging buttons have been fixed
  23. Improved tag reading, track numbers and unicode characters fixed
  24. Mouse cursor is hidden on resume from hiberation, if enabled
  25. Voice commands properly save when set in settings
  26. Calculating route dialog added to all route calculations in GPS
  27. Plugin display name is now properly read from language file
  28. All pictures now load when selecting a picture and hitting play now
  29. Pause icon properly displays when loading a video
  30. Album art now updates when not in the media screen and the current album changes
  31. Eject properly works when pictures are loaded
  32. Phone does not display setup wizard on load when phone is not configured
  33. Phone properly reads contacts
  34. Album art properly resizes when resolution is changed
  35. Hotkey events are disabled while changing hotkeys
  36. Hidden directories and files are no longer shown
  37. Playlist properly loads after viewing picture paths
  38. Playlists and favorites properly load
  39. Queue reloads if emptied and the media manager is cancelled
  40. Fixed header display problem that showed radio while in media mode
  41. GPS voice prompts do not unmute audio when music paused
  42. When hide cursor enabled it hides on startup
  43. During the initial setup wizard, rebuild library automatically starts
  44. Pressing pause/play no longer breaks previous track
  45. Random should not repeat any song until the entire playlist has been played
  46. Volume is changed back before it starts playing when exiting DVD player
  47. DVD menu button works
  48. DVD skip chapter works
  49. When hide cursor is enabled, the cursor is hidden when watching DVD's
  50. Generic art properly displays when playing a CD
  51. Clicking volume multiple times while in TV, DVD, and Video does not hide overlay
  52. When radio is paused media properly plays when you switch sections
  53. Only one instance of Centafuse can now be run
  54. Phone numbers properly save in internet settings
  55. Internet status dialog properly displays the status and connects
  56. Dual monitor settings properly resize and save
  57. XMPCR works on resume from hibernation


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