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Release Notes

MetaRadio Standalone

This table provides the relevant release notes for each version of MetaRadio. Please contact us if you need to download a prior version.

Release v2.1.0

Released: 2024-02-22

This release adds Data Rules, new systems, and contains bug fixes. Read this article for full details: https://www.mediarealm.com.au/articles/metaradio-update-210-february-2024/

Release v2.0.3.2

Released: 2023-11-28

This update adds two extra fields to the DTS AutoStage output.

Release v2.0.3.1

Released: 2023-11-14

This update fixes a config issue experienced by some users when upgrading to v2.0.3.

Release v2.0.3

Released: 2023-11-13

This minor update contains a number of new systems, bug fixes, and enhancements. Full details are available on this webpage: https://www.mediarealm.com.au/

Release v2.0.2

Released: 2023-10-12

This is a minor bug fix update. It fixes the update prompt within the Dashboard. For details, see this announcement: https://www.mediarealm.com.au/articles/metaradio-update-201-october-2023/

Release v2.0.1

Released: 2023-10-02

This minor update contains a number of bug fixes and enhancements. Full details are available on this webpage: https://www.mediarealm.com.au/articles/metaradio-update-201-october-2023/

Release v2.0.0

Released: 2023-08-09

This is a major update recommend for all users. Read more here: https://www.mediarealm.com.au/articles/metaradio-2-release/

Release v1.7.0

Released: 2023-04-10

This release adds a number of new systems, and fixes a number of bugs.

Release v1.6.0

Released: 2022-04-12

This release adds support for RDS UECP, All In Media Radio API, and ACR Cloud. It also fixes a number of bugs.

Release v1.5.0

Released: 2021-04-13

This release adds support for Fraunhofer ContentServer, Ecreso RDS, Orban Opticodec, and Custom TCP Outputs. It also fixes a number of bugs.

Release v1.4.0

Released: 2020-05-25

This release adds support for Paneda DAB and Dalet Galaxy. It also enhances the unicode character substitution, adds an ‘Allowed Assets Type’ option, and fixes a bug when uppercasing text on some RDS outputs.

Release v1.3.0

Released: 2020-04-29

This release improves the setup process for datetime values, and translates Unicode characters for RDS. We’ve also added support for PlayoutONE, Generic Automation Systems, Omnia9sg, Omnia7, Omnia9xe, SiriusXM, Simian Files, and Streamguys Icecast. It also fixes a number of bugs.

Release v1.2.0

Released: 2019-07-18

This release adds support for Rivendell 3 & WideOrbit Radio Automation.

There is also a variety of bug-fixes and enhancements:

  • Easier DateTime format configuration
  • Add support for some Nautel RDS Encoders
  • HTTP: Allow merging {TITLE} and {ARTIST} into the URL field.
  • ISRC Support for ZaraRadio in ID3 mode, plus add the {ISRC} merge code to many of the outputs
  • Fix some ‘Fallback Text’ field behaviour
  • Fix the ‘Minimum Duration Seconds’ behaviour
  • Add new ‘HLS Restreamer’ output
  • Speed up the reception of data for many TCP-based automation systems
  • SS32: Account for some variances in the ‘Type E’ format
Release v1.1.7

Released: 2019-01-28

This release adds support for ZaraRadio and iAutomate, HTML-only Song Finder, BreakawayOne HD Cores, StereoTool Dynamic PS, Custom Text File Output, and FTP Upload. It also fixes some bugs.

Release v1.1.5

Released: 2018-11-11

This release adds support for Scott Studio SS32, Telos Z/IP Stream, custom Datetime Formats for SAM Broadcaster, and also fixes some logging and paused-track bugs.

Release v1.1.2

Released: 2018-09-26

This release adds support for iMediaTouch, RadioDJ, Inovonics Dynamic PS Mode, and also fixes some character encoding issues with Jazler.

Release v1.1.0

Released: 2018-09-10

This release adds support for Dalet 5.1e, improves support for the MetaRadio WordPress plugin, is more resilient against errors in third-party systems, and improves support for HTTPS web requests.

Release v1.0.8

Released: 2018-08-28

This release adds new logging functionality, allows you to uppercase all RDS data, and fix a bug that occurs when Jazler returns and empty duration string.

Release v1.0.7

Released: 2018-08-24

This release adds support for the UK’s Radioplayer Ingest Platform, fixes a bug with short-term licenses, and fixes some bugs with running multiple instances of one Output or Playout type.

Release v1.0.5

Released: 2018-07-29

This release adds support for iBiquity’s HD Radio PSD data input, and also adds a dedicated setup option for the upcoming WordPress MetaRadio Plugin.

Release v1.0.4

Released: 2018-07-03

This release fixes a bug with the HTTP ‘DurationSecs’ output field.

Release v1.0.3

Released: 2018-07-02

This release improves the usability of the Config App, and fixes an issue with local date formatting in Zetta.

Release v1.0.1

Released: 2018-06-14

This release improves support for local date strings sent from various playout systems.

Release v1.0.0

Released: 2018-05-20

This is the first public release of MetaRadio. Thanks to everyone who’s helped with beta testing!

MetaRadio WordPress Plugin

This table provides the relevant release notes for each version of the MetaRadio WordPress Plugin. As long as you have a valid license key installed, you can update your copy of the plugin from within the WordPress Updates screen.

Release v2.1.0

Released: 2024-02-22

This MetaRadio update contains only minor changes for WordPress. Details are on this page: https://www.mediarealm.com.au/articles/metaradio-update-210-february-2024/

Release v2.0.3

Released: 2023-11-13

This minor update with some small bug fixes. Full details are available on this webpage: https://www.mediarealm.com.au/

Release v2.0.2

Released: 2023-10-12

This minor release fixes a bug with the ‘Recently Played’ widget.

Release v2.0.1

Released: 2023-10-02

This minor update contains a number of bug fixes and enhancements. Full details are available on this webpage: https://www.mediarealm.com.au/articles/metaradio-update-201-october-2023/

Release v2.0.0

Released: 2023-08-09

Read about this update here: https://www.mediarealm.com.au/articles/metaradio-2-release/

Release v1.7.1

Released: 2023-04-12

This release fixes a bug with the Program Guide, where programs spanning past midnight mess up the formatting.

Release v1.7.0

Released: 2023-04-10

This release includes PHP 8 fixes, Security hardening, fix some date/time parsing errors, allow highlighting the active show in the program grid, remove unnecessary admin notices from most Admin screens, program grid styling fixes, and ACRCloud: Allow using four dashes (—-) as the credential delimiter when sending directly to WordPress.

Release v1.6.0

Released: 2022-04-12

This release adds Playlist Editing, Composer & Notes fields, adds new APIs, fixes a number of bugs, and includes security enhancements.

Release v1.5.0

Released: 2021-04-13

This release fixes a number of bugs and enhances some APIs.

Release v1.4.0

Released: 2020-05-25

This release adds support for Triton Digital, and some new classes for custom integration.

Release v1.3.0

Released: 2020-04-29

This release adds support for ACR Cloud Broadcast Monitoring, Onair2 WordPress Theme, and the new MetaRadio Mobile App. It also fixes a number of bugs.

Release v1.2.0

Released: 2019-07-18

This release adds support for the new ‘Program Guide’ feature.

We have also:

  • Added a new ‘Track Edit’ screen, so you can alter/fix the automatic iTunes lookup
  • Song Finder – Added support for localised dates
  • Fixed a few PHP Notices
Release v1.1.6

Released: 2018-11-12

This update improves the method used to fetch iTunes Album Art, fixes some bugs when multiple classes are used, allows launching the player from the now-playing widget as a popup, removes the Songfinder Station dropdown from single-station sites, and allows you to specify the number of days to make available in the Songfinder.

Release v1.1.5

Released: 2018-11-11

This update fixes some compatibility issues with PHP 5, and also adds a workaround for broken CURL SSL setups on some web servers.

Release v1.1.4

Released: 2018-11-06

This update adds Custom Menu options, and creates some helper classes to open the players as popup windows.

Release v1.1.3

Released: 2018-10-03

This update adds a new ‘Now Playing’ Widget, which can be embedded as a Widget or a Shortcode. It also fixes some minor bugs.

Release v1.1.1

Released: 2018-09-10

This update makes the following changes:

  • Add CSS classes metaradio-show-now-empty & metaradio-show-recent-empty
  • Add arbitrary <head> and footer code blocks to the customizer for the player
  • Show disabled stations in songfinder in WP Admin
  • Fix some minor timezone bugs in the songfinder
  • Fix a licensing issue in WordPress Multisite.
Release v1.1.0

Released: 2018-09-08

This is the first release of MetaRadio for WordPress.