New in version 7.6.0.0

May 31st, 2012
  • Readon Player now supports BASS API for radio channels. Winamp DSP can be used for BASS playback. In the short future, every radio channels that use WMP or VLC will be changed to using BASS in our database.
  • Fix a bug where disabling MSN message does not work.
  • Fix a bug caused by 7.5.0.0 where there is a problem when reporting new channels with unicode characters.
  • Some other minor changes and bugs fixes.

New in version 7.5.0.0 (May 31st, 2012)

  • Fix: users who are unable to play any PPstream video using previous versions of Readon Player may be able to play them using this version. Users who have this problem should go to files->settings and set "force locale conversion for PPS"
  • IMPORTANT: All previous versions of Readon player are now unable to report dead and new channels to our servers. This is because in all previous version, we are using Gmail to send data to us. Google's inability to use back old password and occasional suspicious activity detection has caused alot of troubles for us. This has been replaced by our own SSL email instead
  • We will disable live sports for all previous versions of Readon Player on an indefinite date in the future. Only version 7.5.0.0 and later will be able to continue using live sports
  • Certain Windows Media streaming url (constant changing url) will only works in the current version
  • Some minor UI changes

New in version 7.4.0.0 (August 5th, 2011)

  • New feature: News and weather plugin
  • New feature: Audio CD ripper (found under menu->tools)
  • Able to use VLC to play Sopcast channels (activation found in menu->settings).
  • Justin TV channels will no longer show the entire webpage.
  • Some minor UI changes and bugs fixes.

New in version 7.3.0.0 (March 25th, 2011)

  • Pressing ESC key when viewing flash content will now be able to exit full screen for those with flash player v10.2 and above. Users with flash version lower than 10.2 will still be able to exit full screen even with older version of Readon Player.
  • Replace Shoutcast radio list with the shoutcast official website. Shoutcast no longer supports getting theie radio list from their directory service. This will also help NullSoft to earn advertising revenue by displaying their banner ads.
  • Shoutcast will eventually disable their TV channel list from directory service. This version is required for continual usage of shoutcast TV.
  • Readon Player will now be able to show Veetle webpages for livesports. Older version of Readon Player are not able to view Veetle webpages due to a conflict between the VLC and veetle plugin.
  • Fix for expired streamTorrent issue.

New in version 7.2.0.0 (June 12th, 2010)

  • Improved live sports.
  • Some bug fixes.

New in version 7.1.0.0 (June 11th, 2010)

  • Shoutcast no longer works with v7.0.0.0 and below after Shoutcast team has made changes in their XML format. v7.1.0.0 will fix this problem.
  • PPStream partial list will load faster and require less bandwidth.

New in version 7.0.0.0 (May 11th, 2010)

  • Added PPstream as a 3rd party TV. PPStream contains thousands of English, French and German movies.

New in version 6.3.1.0 (May 11th, 2010)

  • Fix a serious bug introduced in 6.3.0.0 in which the embedded browser will always fail to exit.

New in version 6.3.0.0 (March 26th, 2010)

  • Readon Player can now work as a video converter.
  • Ablilty to record TV channels into MP4, WMV and FLV format.

New in version 6.2.0.0 (February 25th, 2010)

  • Ability to record Sopcast and TVU channels.

New in version 6.0.0.0 (January 4th, 2010)

  • Added TVU channels

New in version 5.9.0.0 (November 27th, 2009)

  • Upgraded VLC plugin
  • Some bugs fixes

New in version 5.8.0.0 (October 19th, 2009)

  • Added movie search engine
  • Some enhancements

New in version 5.5.0.0 (June 15th, 2009)

  • Includes all ShoutCast Channels

New in version 5.0.0.0 (May 4th, 2009)

  • Added feature: Music on demand plugin.
  • Added proxy server support (under settings menu).
  • Improved Movie on demand capability.
  • SopCast list will be downloaded from Readon server instead of SopCast server during periods when SopCast server is busy (This feature may not be activated until late May 2009).
  • Updating channel list will be faster with this version.
  • Now Readon Player will not auto delete cookies and Internet temporary files upon exit. However, Readon Player will delete Justin TV related cookies and files after viewing any Justin TV channel.
  • Some minor bug fixes.

New in version 4.5.0.0 (May 4th, 2009)

  • Added feature: User are able to add Ustream TV channels on their own.
  • Ability to download video from movie on demand list.
  • Added functionality for Readon Technology to track the popular channels (Experimental).
  • Previous list of SopCast channels will be loaded while trying to get the latest update from SopCast server.
  • When a user reports a dead or new channel, automated system will be informed of the changes. This will save the developers some effort in maintaining the channel lists (Experimental).
  • Some minor bug fixes.

New in version 4.2.0.0 (May 4th, 2009)

  • Added feature: Includes all Sopcast channels.
  • Added feature: User are able to add Justin and Mogulus TV channels on their own.
  • Improved movies on demand capabilty. Some newer movies cannot be shown with older version of readon player. (Yes, we try to improve on this area again).
  • Make changes the new changes in Justin.tv to solve the "invalid embedded security" error.
  • Readon browser will have its own user-agent and header.
  • Some minor bug fixes.

New in version 4.0.0.0 (May 4th, 2009)

  • Added feature: Live sports
  • Added feature: Flash games search engine.
  • Improved movies on demand capabilty. Some newer movies cannot be shown with older version of readon player.
  • FIx a bug where search engine plugin still uses the old version even when a newer version is available.
  • Some minor bug fixes.

New in version 3.6.0.0 (May 4th, 2009)

  • Added feature: TV on demand.
  • Added feature: DIVX movies support.
  • Added feature: hotkeys.
  • Added feature: full screen mode.
  • Improved movies on demand capabilty. Some newer movies cannot be shown with older version of readon player.
  • Fix a bug where Flash cannot go into full screen mode on certain PC
  • FIx a bug where adult channels will be shown after deleting a customized channel even when a password is being set.
  • Some minor bug fixes.
  • Some minor UI changes.

New in version 3.0.0.1 (May 4th, 2009)

  • Fixed a bug where right click on the channel does not work.

New in version 3.0.0.0 (May 4th, 2009)

  • Improved movies on demand capabilty. Some newer movies cannot be shown with older version of readon player.
  • Added feature: VLC plugin
  • Added feature: Adult on demand plugin
  • Some minor bug fixes.
  • Some minor UI changes.

New in version 2.1.0.0 (May 4th, 2009)

  • Fixes the issue where adult on demand and movie on demand unable to play on Vista-64 or XP-64 OS.

New in version 2.0.0.0 (May 4th, 2009)

  • Added feature: Movies on demand
  • Added feature: Adult on demand
  • Some minor bug fixes.
  • Some minor UI changes.

New in version 1.1.0.0 (May 4th, 2009)

  • Some minor bug fixes.
  • Some minor UI changes.