Winamp Backup Tool 3.3.1:

  • added PortugueseBR language file (thanks Anderson Silva)
  • added ALT hotkeys to the buttons of the manage backup/log files page
  • updated English, German and Polish language files
  • fixed a visual quirck with the running Winamp check in DetailPrint
  • [Installer] fixed wrong description text for uninstall shortcut in Windows start menu

Winamp Backup Tool 3.3.0:

  • [Log File] added new 'File Size' columns
  • [Log File] added 'Winamp Restoration Directory' to restoration log files
  • [Log File] added missing translation strings for some 'Winamp Pro' stuff
  • [Log File] made that log file shows if custom backup/restoration path on a removable drive isn't available (e.g. USB stick was unplugged while the tool was running)
  • [Log File] made that 'Create target dir' task is only shown, if creation failed
  • [Log File] made that total file size in statistics of backup log files don't use fixed file sizes in KB only anymore
  • [Log File] made that 'Winamp Pro' table is using Windows environment path variables (%TEMP%) like the rest of the log file
  • [Log File] made that removal of empty dirs is only logged if it failed
  • [Log File] made the font of abort errors red
  • [Log File] removed 'Backing up' and 'Restoring' texts from 'Task' columns
  • [Log File] fixed wrong file name for restoration log files (3.2 specific)
  • added total size of the compressed backup file to DetailPrint
  • added Polish language file (thanks Paweł Porwisz)
  • improved validation of Winamp Backup Folder and Winamp Restoration Folder paths if files are stored on a removal or network drive:
    ➞ Backup Tool will now use a Windows Call to check if the drive path is still valid (e.g if the USB stick is still plugged in and has the same drive letter)
    ➞ If the path is invalid, it will automatically set the paths to the default backup/restoration paths
    ➞ if the drive path isn't available after you left path page, the tool will abort the current job and log the error
  • tweaked some sizes in the GUI for better translation support
  • made that file size in 'Winamp Backup File Information' page doesn't show fixed file sizes in KB only anymore
  • made that restoration mode removes empty dirs from the program folder as well
  • vastly decreased the total .exe file sizes due to optimized icon files
  • improved backup/restoration method for AVS and MilkDrop visualization presets
  • fixed wrongly rounded file sizes in 'Backup and log files Management' and 'Winamp Backup File Information' pages (big thanks to Paweł Porwisz for providing a NSIS function for this)
  • fixed 'Winamp Pro Reg Data' restoration on 32-Bit systems
  • fixed bad file path, for backup folder and restoration folder when files are saved on the root of a drive (path contained 2 \\ in that case)
  • fixed visual glitches with checkboxes on Finish page on Windows XP
  • updated backup/restoration method for some 3rd party plug-ins
  • updated 7-Zip to 16.2.0.0
  • updated license file
  • updated English and German language files to v2.3
  • disabled Unicode arrows on Windows XP (XP doesn't support them)
  • source code improvements
  • [Installer] added new Install/Uninstall icons
  • [Installer] fixed that Windows Uninstall menu doesn't show an icon

Winamp Backup Tool 3.2.0:

  • [Log File] added localization support for log file and log file name
  • [Log File] added total amount of Tray Icon Packs, File Type Icon Libraries and ML Playlists to statistics
  • [Log File] improved/tweaked some texts
  • [Log File] moved 'finished at:' and 'completed in:' info from 'Statistics' to 'End Info'
  • [Log File] fixed that restore log file showed wrong 'Backup creation finished at:' and 'Backup creation completed in:' texts on bottom
  • [Log File] fixed that 'File was generated by..' wasn't updating the correct time
  • added individual previous modes for backup and restore mode (now you can have separate settings for backup and restore mode)
  • made that all backed up sections are written to Winamp_Backup_Integrity.winampbackup file
  • made that Components page in restore mode only shows components which are available in your backup file (feature is working with backup file version 5 and higher)
  • made that Components page remembers your settings when using the 'Back' button
  • made that 'Backup' and 'Restore' buttons are grayed out if nothing was selected in components page
  • made that 'Next >' button will be renamed to 'Backup' or 'Restore' (depending on the selected mode) if 'Automatic Mode' was selected in mode selection page
  • made that custom mode remembers your settings when using the '< Back' button
  • improved the texts of SectionGroups/Sections/Section Descriptions in custom page
  • added backup/restoration support for 'Yet Another (WA)SAPI Output' Plug-in
  • fixed wrong section description texts for some ML sections in components page of restoration mode
  • fixed missing section description text for 'Winamp Equalizer settings' in components page of restoration mode
  • fixed some duplicated ALT hotkeys
  • minor visual tweaks in finish page
  • reworked the language strings for sections/section descriptions
  • altered 'Automatic Mode' description text in restoration mode page to be more clear
  • altered header text in restoration components page to reflect the new 'hiding feature'
  • increased Backup File version to v5
  • updated English and German language files to v2.2 (lots of improvements!)
  • updated 7-Zip to v16.0.0.0
  • updated license file
  • [Installer] made that installer imports your old previous mode section settings

Winamp Backup Tool 3.1.0:

  • [Log File] added current date to the file name of log files
  • [Log File] reduced the lenght of the paths by using Windows environment variables (%TEMP%, %APPDATA%, %PROGRAMFILES%)
  • [Log File] made that the tool doesn't overwrite existing log files anymore (will add and (+1) to the end of the file name now)
  • added a new 'Manage Backup files / log files' option to 'General Page'
  • added a new 'Management of your backup and log files' page
    ➞ shows the total amount and file size of Winamp Backup and Winamp Backup Tool files
    ➞ provides the ability to open the backup and log directory
    ➞ provides the ability to delete all backup and log files
  • moved location of the log files to '$APPDATA\Winamp Backup Tool\Logs'
  • increased the size of the description texts in 'Mode Page' for better localization support
  • vastly reduced the amount of writing to Winamp_Backup_Tool.ini in 'Paths Page', 'Mode Page', 'Finish Page' and on init (only will update the ini entries if needed)
  • slightly reduced the RAM usage (removed unneeded value copying to variables)
  • made 'Automatic Mode' the new default mode on fresh installs
  • tweaked some texts in English and German language files
  • lots of source code improvements
  • fixed that update check wrote a wrong entry to Winamp_Backup_Tool.ini
  • removed obsolete check if file is open in external program
  • updated English and German language files to v2.1
  • [Installer] made uninstaller deletes log files
  • [Installer] moved Winamp Backup Tool v1.x backup folder and settings importer to the installer

Winamp Backup Tool 3.0.0:

  • [Log File] added temporary backup folder creation to 'Backup Start Info' to be consistent with the restoration log file
  • [Log File] added file names to the 'Source Path' columns for skipped files
  • [Log File] removed file names from 'Task' columns (file names are already visible in the 'Source Path' and 'Destination Path' columns)
  • [Log File] fixed that 'Winamp Restoration File:' wasn't visible in restoration log file
  • [Log File] renamed 'Source Directory' and 'Target Directory' to 'Source Path' and 'Target Path'
  • [Log File] minor css tweaks
  • made that the tool doesn't overwrite existing backup archive files anymore (will add and (+1) to the end of the file name now)
  • moved Winamp_Tray_Control_Icon_Pack.ini and Winamp_Info_Tool.ini files to '3rd Party Plugin Settings / Skins / Presets' section
  • [Installer] updated features list in welcome page
  • minor tweaks in English and German language files
  • updated license file

Winamp Backup Tool 3.0.0 RC3:

  • [Log File] fixed wrong 'Successesful' status for multiple files, if there were no files to copy
  • swapped section group positions between 'Skins / Color Themes / Icon Packs' and 'Visualization Presets / Settings'
  • moved section 'Winamp Tray Control Icon Packs' to bottom of 'Skins / Color Themes / Icon Packs' section group
  • fixed wrong section group flag for 'Winamp Info Tool Settings / Reports' section
  • minor tweaks in English and German language files
  • updated backup/restoration method for Winamp Tray Control Icon Pack config file

Winamp Backup Tool 3.0.0 RC2:

  • [Log File] added 7-Zip file version to the log files
  • [Log File] added a 'Restoration End Info' table to restoration log files
  • [Log File] minor text improvements
  • [Log File] made background color of 'Failed' status columns red
  • [Log File] fixed wrong HTML table tags if the status is 'Failed'
  • moved 'Version', 'InstallerVersion' and 'ExeDir' from [Options] to [Winamp Backup Tool] section in Winamp_Backup_Tool.ini
  • fixed that the tool would skip files on backup/restoration for multiple files, if copying of one file failed
  • fixed wrong variable when using a custom backup dir via the 'Browse' button (thanks ryerman)

Winamp Backup Tool 3.0.0 RC1:

  • [Log File] made that 'Winamp Restoration File Path:' is only visible in restoration log file
  • [Log File] added total amount of skins in folder to statistics of backup log file
  • [Log File] made that 'Removing empty folders' table shows if there was no job to do
  • added individual header titles to mode selection page depending on the selected mode
  • added individual header titles to components page depending on the selected mode
  • made that tool verifies own install path and detects own install path and writes it to the Winamp_Backup_Tool.ini if needed
  • added 'Skins in folders' to the 'Winamp Skin Files' count in Backup file info page
  • lots of text and visual improvements
  • fixed wrong '7za.exe is missing' message, if Winamp_Backup_Tool.ini wasn't present or is corrupt
  • fixed wrong language string for 'Winamp was closed successesfully' in DetailPrint (3.0.0 Beta 8 specific)
  • fixed a couple of issues in Winamp install dir detection code
  • fixed a bug in the mode detection code for 'Automatic Mode'
  • fixed that an aborted backup/restore would clear your previous selection
  • localized all new strings
  • removed 'Previous Mode' from mode page (previous mode functionallity is still available under custom mode)
  • [Installer/Core] added product company to exe files
  • [Installer] made installer removes dead entries from Winamp_Backup_Tool.ini
  • [Installer] renamed uninstaller to UninstallWinampBackupTool.exe
  • [Installer] fixed duplicated 'Settings from Previous install' install type in components page
  • [Installer] fixed that installer was deleting the current log files on start (3.0.0 Beta 7/8 specific)
  • updated English and German language files to v2.0 (many old string were removed, others were changed, it could be called a complete new language file

Winamp Backup Tool 3.0.0 Beta 8:

  • [Log File] added 'Winamp Restoration File Path:' to the 'System Info' table in restoration mode, which shows the used backup file for restoration
  • [Log File] improved the design of the 'Checking for running Winamp instances' columns
  • [Log File] made that it shows 'End of Restoration log' for restore mode on bottom
  • [Log File] made that the log file writes the HTML end tags, if the job was aborted
  • [Log File] fixed some wrong description texts in restoration log file
  • [Log File] removed backup specific statistics from restoration log file
  • added a complete new detection of multiple running Winamp instances, based on a new plug-in (big thanks to DrO for making the plug-in)
    ➞ if you run multiple instances of different Winamp installations, Backup Tool now only will detect the running Winamp version used for backup/restoration
  • added a hidden setting to Winamp_Backup_Tool.ini (VerifyWinampDir=0) to bypass the Winamp verfication check
  • added a new warning message box, if the backup file path in restoration mode is empty
  • improved the design of the new 'Backup File Info' page
  • improved the visual appereance of the DetailPrint output
  • made that the tool goes to finish page if a running Winamp instance was detected and the user hasn't closed it
  • made that the tool always verifies the Winamp install dir on init and writes the path to Winamp_Backup_Tool.ini
  • made that 'Browse' dialog for backup file in restoration mode doesn't clear your path on cancel anymore
  • made 'Next >', 'Backup' and 'Restore' buttons larger for better localization support
  • altered the texts on finish page, if a user decided to abort backup/restoration
  • altered the text of the 'Running Winamp detected' message box
  • removed obsolete path valadation code
  • removed legacy 2.9x code
  • fixed wrong restoration location for DSP SPS presets
  • [Installer] removed obsolete 'Documentation' Installtype
  • [Installer] made uninstaller removes 'Winamp_Backup_Tool_Backup_Log.html' and 'Winamp_Backup_Tool_Backup_Log.html'

Winamp Backup Tool 3.0.0 Beta 7:

  • reworked design of finish page:
    ➞ made that finish page uses the same header like the other pages
    ➞ made that the header text changes based on the selected mode (Backup or Restore)
    ➞ renamed the 'Open extended log file' to 'Open backup log file' or 'Open Restoration log file' depending on the selected mode
    ➞ removed grayed out 'Cancel' button
    ➞ renamed 'Finish' button to 'Close the tool' button
    ➞ moved 'Close' button position and made it larger
    ➞ moved positions of the groupboxes and checkboxes to use the space more effective
    ➞ moved position of website link and made the font larger
    ➞ moved position of Copyright info and made the font larger
    ➞ updated the info text to reflect all changes
    ➞ removed Winamp Forums links
    ➞ removed the graphic from the old finish page
  • minor cosmetic tweaks
  • improved and updated some texts in the GUI
  • fixed that pressing next on path page of backup mode would zero your current backup archive

Winamp Backup Tool 3.0.0 Beta 6:

  • [Log File] added HTML5 logfile creation for Restoration mode (WIP!)
  • [Log File] fixed wrong description name for 'Modern Skin Color Theme files'
  • added a new page to restore mode which shows info related to the selected backup file
  • added a lot of GUI improvements:
    ➞ added a new 'Check for Updates' button on left bottom for Backup/Restore and Finish pages
    ➞ made that all GroupBox texts are bold
    ➞ made that all Radiobutton texts are bold
    ➞ removed Update button and groupbox from 'Backup/Restore' page
    ➞ removed 'Advanced Options' Groupbox from 'Backup/Restore' page
    ➞ removed 'Create an extended report' option from 'Backup/Restore' page
    ➞ removed 'Winamp Backup Tool -' from the headline in the headers
    ➞ removed headline text on top of all pages (was the same text which is present in the header already)
    ➞ adjusted the positions of texts, buttons, images to use the new free space
  • added a file check to backup file path, if the path from the ini isn't valid, it will show an empty path as default
  • added a file check to backup file path default button, if the path from the ini isn't valid, it will set the path empty
  • improved detection of running Winamp instances a bit, if the user runs more than 1 Winamp for the same time
  • simplified the code of the Backup archive integrity check
  • added more info to Winamp_Backup_Tool_Integrity.winampbackup file (Total amounts of files, dirs, Skins, Vis Presets)
  • increased Backup File Version to 4
  • made 'BackupFile' in Winamp_Backup_Tool.ini writes the full path instead of the file name only
  • made that 'Extracting your backup file to temp folder..' is shown on top of the DetailPrint as well
  • fixed backup of 'Modern Skins Color Themes'
  • fixed a potentially crash bug related to the GetTime function in Backup/Restore progress page
  • [Installer] made that finish page remembers your setting

Winamp Backup Tool 3.0.0 Beta 5:

  • fixed wrong backup path for some 3rd party plug-ins
  • fixed missing restoration for FFSox input plugin config file
  • fixed that DetailPrint in backup/restoration mode hasn't shown the 'Checking for running Winamp instances' text
  • fixed that DetailPrint hasn't shown the selected mode anymore
  • fixed that DetailPrint in restoration mode hasn't shown the the start time
  • fixed several formatting issues in DetailPrint
  • fixed that DetailPrint on top wasn't updating the current state correctly

Winamp Backup Tool 3.0.0 Beta 4:

  • [Log File] added description texts to the 'Task' columns additionally to the file names to make it more easy to identify the components
  • [Log File] improved some texts in HTML report
  • [Log File] made that multiple file listings (*.*) don't show the file name in 'Task' columns anymore (e.g MilkDrop presets)
  • [Log File] made that the log file directly writes the file name based on the selected mode instead of renaming a generic file after backup/restoration job was done
  • [Log File] made Backup Tool always writes a log file
  • [Log File] prevented the tool from writing parts of the log file on init (log file writing now starts when the tool starts backup/restoration only)
  • [Log File] vastly reduced the size of the gap on left/right side of the report in CSS to use more available screen space
  • [Log File] renamed log files to 'Winamp_Backup_Tool_Backup_Log.html" and 'Winamp_Backup_Tool_Restoration_Log.html'
  • [Log File] fixed that 'Successesful' status columns of 'Backup of Winamp Pro Reg Data' don't respect the correct background color
  • [Log File] fixed that 'Checking for running Winamp instances' row doesn't write the correct HTML tags in all cases
  • [Log File] fixed that 'Status' columns don't write the correct HTML tags in all cases
  • [Log File] fixed some minor HTML code glitches
  • added an info message box which shows relevant backup archive info from the Winamp_Backup_Tool.Integrity.winampbackup file to the 'Browse' button for backup file in restoration mode (WIP)
  • made that Finish page will remember your selected options
  • made that 'Open extended log file' in Finish pageis checked by default
  • made backup file path in Restoration mode only inserts the last created backup file only as default and not the last used file for restoration anymore (makes more sense)
  • changed GroupBox description text for backup file in Restoration path page
  • removed obsolete Winamp Pro data check
  • restructured the folder and file name system of the source code files
  • fixed wrong section description text for 'Skins in folders' section
  • fixed that previous setting for 'Skins in Folders' section wasn't remembered
  • [Installer] improved the quality of the Welcome/Finsih page image
  • [Installer] made installer cleans up obsolete log files in your config dir

Winamp Backup Tool 3.0.0 Beta 3:

  • added backup/restortaion of skins in folders
  • added backup/restoration for more 3rd party plugins
  • moved dsp_sc.ini to '3rd party Plug-in Settings / Presets / Skins' section
  • moved Winamp_Deutsche_Sprachdatei.ini to '3rd party Plug-in Settings / Presets / Skins' section
  • [Log File] added missing stuff from Beta 2 to the HTML Backup log file (log file should be complete now)
  • [Log File] added a new 'System Information' table on top
  • [Log File] added a new 'Backup End Info' table on bottom
  • [Log File] added a new 'Statistics' table on bottom
  • [Log File] added tons of css tweaks
    ➞ added fixed column sizes
    ➞ made that 'Successful' columns have a green background color
    ➞ centered the texts in columns where it makes sense
    ➞ made file path columns which don't need to show a path have a gray background color
  • [Log File] improved the shown log info for 'Winamp Pro Reg Data'
  • [Log File] added a 'End of Backup Log' line on bottom
  • [Log File] fixed a bunch of HTML code issues
  • [Log File] fixed duplicated Beta branding on top of the report (Beta 2 specific)
  • fixed a bug in update check (Beta 2 specific)
  • [Tool/Installer] updated to NSIS v3.0RC1

Winamp Backup Tool 3.0.0 Beta 2:

  • Backup Tool will now write HTML5 logfiles! (WIP!)
    ➞ changed many parts of the provided info in log files to be more informative and more easy to understand
    ➞ hard coded the log files to English only
  • made DetailPrint more user friendly
    ➞ removed unimportant info (complete info will be shown in the log file(s) instead)
    ➞ made that DetailPrint only shows files, which were backed up/restored and no skipped files anymore
  • added backup/restoration of 7-zip compressed Winamp Info Tool reports
  • moved Modern Skin settings file from 'Skins / Color Themes / Icon Packs' section group to 'Winamp Configuration files' section
  • moved all 3rd party plugin settings to a '3rd party Plug-in Settings / Presets / Skins' section under 'Miscellaneous Settings' section group (makes it much more easy to add more 3rd parties in future)
  • moved 'Winamp Info Tool Settings / Reports' from 'Winamp Core Settings' section group to 'Miscellaneous Settings' section group
  • removed backup/restoration of obsolete Gracenote files
  • fixed broken backup/restoration for AVS presets

Winamp Backup Tool 3.0.0 Beta:

  • added ability to create 7-Zip compressed backups
  • added an option to Backup Mode to choose the compression format
  • added an error message if the backup archive is currently open in an external program like 7-Zip or WinRar to backup path page
  • improved the logic of the default shown backup file path in restore mode:
    ➞ at first it will show the last used restore file path if available
    ➞ if no restore path is available it will use the last used backup file path
  • made file selection dialog for backup path in restore mode allows loading of .7z files
  • changed icon for 'Automatic' mode in mode selection page
  • changed icon for backup path in restore mode
  • changed PayPal icon in finish page
  • changed design of the website link in finish page
  • made Backup path edit control read only in Backup Mode page (use the Browse button to set a custom path)
  • made backup file selection edit control read only in restore mode path page (use the Browse button to set a custom path)
  • made restore path read only on restore mode path page (use the Browse button to set a custom path)
  • removed backup/restoration of Winamp album art caches (Winamp always re-creates them if needed)
  • updated 7-Zip to v15.14
  • [Installer] re-designed the finish page

Winamp Backup Tool 2.0.2:

  • [Tool/Installer] updated to NSIS v3.0b3 (fixes some security issues, Link)
  • [Tool/Installer] updated Copyright year

Winamp Backup Tool 2.0.1:

  • [Tool/Installer] added ChineseSimplified language file (thanks to YanJun Sun)
  • [Tool/Installer] updated to NSIS 3.0b1
  • [Installer] updated license file

Winamp Backup Tool 2.0:

  • lots of improvements in English and German language files
  • localized the backup file names
  • fixed that 'Open extended log file' checkbox on finish page wasn't opening the correct log file
  • updated internal links, license file and Copyright
  • updated Polish and PortugueseBR language files to v1.4 (thanks Pawel and Candiba)
  • fixed wrong backup/restoration location for FFSox player plug-in config file

Winamp Backup Tool 2.0 RC1:

  • added backup/restoration for 'BogProg Support for Opus' input plug-in settings
  • made that backup and restore mode create individual log files
  • made that tool detects and imports old Backup folder created by Winamp Backup Tool v1.x
  • made tool cleans up the old config/log files in Winamps settings dir
  • lots of GUI tweaks and improvements
  • updated English and German language files to v1.4
  • [Installer] updated license file
  • [Installer] added 'Winamp_Backup_Tool_Backup.log' and 'Winamp_Backup_Tool_Restoration.log' files to uninstaller

Winamp Backup Tool 2.0 Beta 6:

  • added backup/restoration of 'Mojo Master Visualizer' settings
  • added backup/restoration of 'Multiple DSP' dsp plug-in settings
  • added backup/restoration of 'Matrix Mixer' output plug-in settings
  • fixed broken restoration for omBrowser.ini/omService*.ini files (old v1.x bug)
  • removed internal backup of the backup tool settings

Winamp Backup Tool 2.0 Beta 5:

  • improved the zip creation handling if the target zip file cannot be updated (because it is currently opened with an external program)
  • fixed wrong ini write handling with the Restore path
  • fixed small glitch with 'Default' button for Backup path in restore mode
  • fixed broken Winamp Pro data restoration

Winamp Backup Tool 2.0 Beta 4:

  • re-implemented the functions to remove empty folders from backup and restoration dirs
  • moved Backup/Restore page, Mode selection page and update function code to separate scripts
  • updated relevant GUI texts
  • minor GUI tweaks

Winamp Backup Tool 2.0 Beta 3:

  • re-implemented the Winamp Backup File Integrity check:
    ➞ backup mode will create a Winamp_Backup_Integrity.winampbackup file with the current backup version and adds it to your Backup zip archive
    ➞ the integrity file isn't a hidden system file anymore, like in v1.x (some people lost that file in the past, so this should not happen again)
    ➞ selecting a backup archive in restoration mode will excract the file to the Temp dir and verify the backup version
    ➞ if the file couldn't be found within the archive, backup tool will show a message, that the archive is no valid backup archive
    ➞ if the version in the integrity file is too old, backup tool will show you a warning message, that your backup file is too old

Winamp Backup Tool 2.0 Beta 2:

  • fixed that the 'Browse' button for backup path in restoration mode wasn't updating the path in some cases (using the button multiple times and selecting different zip files wasn't updating the path)
  • fixed that the 'Default' button for backup path in restoration mode wasn't updating the path correctly, if the 'Browse' button was used before
  • fixed incorrect backup/restoration path for Winamp_Info_Tool.ini

Winamp Backup Tool 2.0 Beta 1:

  • made that backup mode will write the name of the last generated backup archive to Winamp_Backup_Tool.ini
  • made that restoration mode will unzip the backup archive to a "WinampRestoreTemp' folder in the user temp dir
  • made that Backup path in restoration mode will accept zip files only
  • made that Backup path in restoration mode automatically adds the path of your last generated zip file
  • made that the tool will delete the "WinampRestoreTemp' dir, when the rerstoration was completed
  • changed the 'Browse' button for Backup path in restoration mode to a file selection dialog which allows you to select zip files
  • changed all internal paths for restoration mode, so that the tool always will restore the files from the unzipped "WinampRestoreTemp' folder
  • changed the behavior of the 'Default' button for the Backup path in restoration mode:
    ➞ sets the path to the last generated backup archive, if available
    ➞ sets the path empty, if no backup archive is available
  • added a warning message, if the 7za.exe couldn't be located on start
  • improved zip update handling, if the user created a newer backup archive within the same day
  • updated backup/restoration method for Winamp Info Tool report files

Winamp Backup Tool 2.0 Alpha 5:

  • fixed invalid ini handling, if the Winamp_Backup_Tool.inicouldn't be created
  • fixed a bug, that the Winamp_Backup_Tool.ini file entries were not correctly written, if the 'Winamp Backup Tool' settings folder wasn't present
  • fixed a bug that the tool wrongly created a Winamp_Backup_Tool.ini file in Winamp's config path
  • [Installer] fixed that the installer fails to write the config data, if the 'Winamp Backup Tool' dir wasn't present on the system

Winamp Backup Tool 2.0 Alpha 4:

  • made that the zip file will be directly created in the user specified backup dir (should speed up things)
  • made tool extracts 7za.exe to the user temp folder, if it wasn't found in the install dir
  • moved Paths and Finish page code to separate scripts

Winamp Backup Tool 2.0 Alpha 3:

  • added zip compression functionality for backups:
    ➞ made that files will be backed up to a "WinampBackupTemp" folder in the user temp dir
    ➞ made that the tool will zip compress the files from within the "WinampBackupTemp" folder
    ➞ made that the tool will will move the backup zip file to the user backup dir path
    ➞ made that the tool will clean up the temp folder
  • [Installer] added install/uninstall support of 7za.exe
  • [Installer] made that installer will write the Backup Tool install path to the Winamp_Backup_Tool.ini file (used to get the path of 7za.exe)

Winamp Backup Tool 2.0 Alpha 2:

  • changed location of the Winamp_Backup_Tool.log file to "APPDATA\Winamp Backup Tool"
  • fixed a bug in select Winamp folder dialog which would allow to pass an invalid folder
  • fixed a bug, that the Winamp_Info_Tool_Update.ini wasn't downloaded to the correct directory
  • fixed wrong paths in the Update check code
  • updated the Winamp Info Tool function to get the default reports dir

Winamp Backup Tool 2.0 Alpha 1:

  • replaced the NSIS standard function to get the Winamp install path, with a flexible, more robust function
  • vastly improved the Winamp detection code, if the Uninstall registry entry couldn't be found:
    ➞ made that the tools looks for winamp.exe in the same dir where it's running from
    ➞ made that tool searches for Winamp.exe in the default program folder
    ➞ added the ability to enter the Winamp installation path manually, if Winamp couldn't be found on the system via other methods
    ➞ made that Winamp install directory is stored in Winamp_Backup_Tool.ini
    ➞ added a file check if the Winamp Install path provided by Winamp_Backup_Tool.ini is valid
  • changed location of the Winamp_Backup_Tool.ini settings to "APPDATA\Winamp Backup Tool"
  • changed location of the temporary Winamp_Info_Tool_Update.ini to "APPDATA\Winamp Backup Tool"
  • changed default location of the backup files to "APPDATA\Winamp Backup Tool\Backups"
  • made tool writes own exe path to Winamp_Backup_Tool.ini
  • removed the Help button, because of an incopmatibility with the related Plug-in and latest NSIS

Winamp Backup Tool 1.1:

  • changed server location of the update file to http://koopa.meggamusic.co.uk/download/Winamp_Info_Tool_Update.ini
  • [Installer] lots of visual improvements!
  • [Installer] forced installer to always use the English license file (more flexible and more easy to maintain)
  • [Installer/Core] several minor code improvements and smaller fixes
  • [Installer/Core] updated copyright year
  • [Installer/Core] updated Japanese, PortuguseBR, Romanian and Turkish language files to v1.3 (thanks to the translators!)

Winamp Backup Tool 1.1 RC1:

  • changed help button link to http://koopa.meggamusic.co.uk/backuptool
  • made update prompt link opens http://koopa.meggamusic.co.uk/backuptool instead of Winamp.com
  • improved 'Winamp Extras Pack' backup/restoration method
  • improved 'Winamp Info Tool' report path detection code
  • improved Skin path detection code
  • increased minimal required Winamp Version to 5.6.6.3512
  • increased Backup Version to 3.0
  • fixed several minor bugs
  • removed backup/restoration of Winamp Cloud database/log files
  • updated English, German and Polish language files to v1.3
  • [Installer/Core] new header images
  • [Installer/Core] updated NSIS 2.46.5 (Unicode)

Winamp Backup Tool 1.0.1 Beta:

  • added backup/restoration of Winamp Cloud database/log files
  • added backup/restoration of Podcast subscription Backup Files
  • added backup/restoration of MilkDrop2 Adapaters file
  • added backup/restoration of extra large album art cache files (art_180.idx & art_180.data)
  • added backup/restoration of Winamp Info Tool settings and reports
  • added backup/restoration of more Online Services settings (omServices*.ini files, etc)
  • added a backup version number to the Winamp_Backup_Integrity.winampbackup file
  • merged all MilkDrop settings files to 'MilkDrop2 Core' files
  • made tool won't restore backups, if the backup file does not fit the backup version number
  • made tool removes empty dirs in restoration path
  • updated backup/restoration method for newer SHOUTCast Source DSP plugin settings
  • updated backup/restoration method for Media Library playlists and setting file
  • updated backup/restoration method for Album Art cache files
  • updated backup/restoration method for media library views cache files
  • updated backup/restoration method for podcast subscription files
  • updated backup/restoration method for MilkDrop2 setting files (milk2.ini, milk2_img.ini & milk2_msg.ini)
  • updated copyright to 2013
  • updated backup/restoration method for Winamp Transcoders setting file
  • removed backup/restoration for dead Winamp Orgler plugin settings
  • increased minimal required Winamp Version to 5.6.4.3418
  • fixed several minor backup/restoration bugs

Winamp Backup Tool 1.0:

  • made 'Help' button opens a weblink instead of the documentation file*
  • updated Russian language file to v1.2 (thanks VIPer)
  • updated Japanese language file to v1.2 (thanks T-Matsuo)
  • updated Romanian language file to v1.2 (thanks Catalin Zamfirescu)
  • fixed format of version number in Winamp Backup Integrity file
  • [Installer] made that desktop, start menu and quicklaunch icons are created for the current user only
  • [Installer] disabled Downloader and shortcut options for the documentation file*
  • [Installer] made installer cleans up documentation stuff (for all those who used the beta versions)
  • [Installer] fixed that desktop icon wasn't deleted for the current user
  • [Core/Installer] updated to NSIS v2.46.5 (Unicode)
  • [Core/Installer] several other minor updates, tweaks and improvements

* The documentation will be finished for an upcoming release


Winamp Backup Tool 1.0 RC3:

  • added Backup/Restoration of German Language Pack installer config file (--> Winamp Core Settings)
  • added Backup/Restoration of Winamp Backup Tool settings :P (--> Winamp Core Settings)
  • made that tool saves default restore path to Winamp_Backup_Tool.ini file as well
    ➞ should be more safe and consistent with the behaviour of custom paths
  • updated PortogueseBR language file to v1.2 (thanks candiba)
  • [Installer] made installer cleans up license files in installation dir
    ➞ this prevents the tool to install several different license files, if you ran the installer in multiple languages
  • [Installer] fixed wrong license file start menu entry for localized builds
  • [Installer] fixed wrong license file installation for localized builds

Winamp Backup Tool 1.0 RC2:

  • added backup/restoration of FFSoX input plug-in settings
  • made progress page shows back/restoration status of Winamp pro reg data
  • made log file take care about backup/restoration of Winamp pro reg data
  • made license file localizable
  • updated English, Polish and German language files to v1.2
  • [Installer] improved localization of documentation file download

Winamp Backup Tool 1.0 RC1:

  • added proper detection if a user is logged in as as standard user
  • added proper detection if UAC is enabled under Win7/Vista
  • added backup/restoration of Winamp Info Tool settings
  • simplified Winamp Pro backup/restoration code
  • prevented tool to run if Windows user has no administrator privileges:
    ➞ made tool provides an info message, if a user is running it as non administrator
  • fixed detection bug of Winamp pro data on x64 systems
  • fixed small bug in integrity check
  • updated English and German language files to v1.1
  • updated Core/Installer to NSIS 2.46.4 (Unicode)

Winamp Backup Tool 1.0 Beta 14:

  • made that Backup & Restoration path are saved in Winamp_Backup_Tool.ini file instead of the registry
  • renamed the (hidden) integrity file from Winamp_Backup_Tool.ini to Winamp_Backup_Integrity.winampbackup
    ➞ You must create a new backup first to get the file, before you can do a restoration (sorry for that, but I think it was needed)
  • added an option to enable/disable the creation of the extended log file in 'General Preferences' page
  • updated the German language file
  • improved the the GUI in general:
    ➞ made the whole tool a bit larger for better localization support
    ➞ made some of the labels and buttons larger for better localization support
    ➞ tweaked positions of buttons and texts in general
    ➞ improved a lot of the English descriptions/texts
    ➞ improved the design of the 'Paths Page' in general
  • improved 'forbidden chars/invalid path' checks:
    ➞ made that 'dir doesn't exists' check will not be applied to the restoration path anymore
    ➞ made that 'dir doesn't exists' check will not be applied to the backup path anymore, if Backup mode was selected
    * User now can enter any valid path and the tool creates the folder, instead of showing a useless warning message
    ➞ made that 'dir doesn't exists' check will not be applied to Backup path anymore, if restoration mode was selected
    * Here the check *would* make sense, we cannot restore anything if the Backup dir doesn't exists, nevertheless. we already have the Integrity check, which does the job
  • fixed format of the Version number (very old glitch, the reported Version looks much better in Winamp Info Tool now )
  • fixed a bug in 'forbidden chars/invalid path' check for restoration path
  • fixed a bug, that backup integrity check still was applied to restoration path
  • [Installer] fixed a small bug in the 'Documentation' download code

Winamp Backup Tool 1.0 Beta 13:

  • moved all new language strings to the language file (updated example file will be released soon)
  • added individual Title and Subtitle texts for Paths page, which will change on the fly, depending on the selected mode
  • added an own 'forbidden chars/invalid path' check for restoration path
  • fixed that tool mistakenly applies the backup integrity check for restoration path
  • fixed that tool mistakenly applies the backup integrity check for backup path, when backup mode was selected
  • fixed that tool wrongly applies the same 'forbidden chars/invalid path' check for the restoration path, like it is already using for the backup path
  • fixed some general glitches in 'forbidden chars/invalid path' check
  • fixed a bug, that the Backup and/or Restoration paths were empty or filled with invalid chars, when using the 'Back' button
  • fixed a bug, that the tool wasn't remembering the user given restoration path in some cases
  • fixed a bug, that it was possible to skip the 'forbidden chars/invalid path' check in some cases and backup/restore to an invalid dir
  • fixed that 'Default' and 'Browse' buttons in paths selection page used the same Alt key hotkeys
  • fixed some kind of lockup, when an invalid restoration path was entered and the user used the 'Back' button and tried to use 'Backup mode'
  • fixed some minor visual glitches in paths selection page
  • fixed cut off copyright text in finish page

Winamp Backup Tool 1.0 Beta 12:

  • moved 'Backup Folder Path selection' out from mode page
  • some cosmetically changes in mode selection page:
    ➞ relabeled 'Restore Files' to 'Restore files/Transfer files'
    ➞ moved 'Check for Updates' button on bottom of the page and added an own groupbox
  • added new Paths selection page directly after the mode selection page:
    ➞ content of the page will change on the fly, depending on the choosen option (Backup or Restoration)
    ➞ added massive code changes to allow individual selection of Backup/Restoration paths
    ➞ added massive code changes to allow a custom selected folder for restoration instead of restoring to a fix folder only
    ➞ vastly improved transfer of settings to another system/PC
  • added 'Help' button to bottom of the UI, which allows opening the documentation file directly from within the tool
  • updated the documentation file
    ➞ added proper descriptions for all supported components (WIP)
    ➞ improved the visual style of the table of contents
    ➞ added an index with keywords (WIP)
    ➞ updated all screenshots for a consistent look
    ➞ updated the FAQ, Credits and other relevant infos
    ➞ fixed many typos and misspelled issues
  • fixed some Winamp Orgler related quirks in previous mode code
  • [Installer] added new download system for the documentation file
    ➞ vastly reduces the file size of the installer
    ➞ allows us easily to provide localized documentation files in future, without bloating installer file size

Winamp Backup Tool 1.0 Beta 11.7:

  • fixed visual quirks in finish page groupboxes, when using a classic windows theme
  • fixed restoration of invalid Winamp Pro registration data
  • fixed restoration of backed up Winamp Pro data not possible, if Pro registry entries were not present
  • [Installer] fixed visual quirks in finish page groupbox, when using a classic windows theme
  • [Misc] updated a couple of language files

Winamp Backup Tool 1.0 Beta 11.6:

  • added backup and restoration of Nullsoft SHOUTcast Source DSP plug-in settings
  • added valid donation links (it's true, we finally accept donations, great, huh? )
  • added additional infos to the integrity file
  • made Winamp Pro backup only available, if user has a pro registered version (this will fix some weird issues)
  • merged 'Essentials Pack' backup/restoration with 'Winamp Core Settings'
  • fixed a couple of visual inconsistencies in the warning messages
  • fixed a couple of issues in Polish and German language files
  • moved 'Winamp Orgler' from 'Winamp Core Settings' to 'Miscellaneous Settings' (again)
  • updated English, German, Polish, French, Romanian, PortugueseBR and Russian language files to v1.0 Rev 6
  • [Installer] added description comments to Desktop and Start Menu shortcuts
  • [Installer] added ability to create a Quick Launch icon
  • [Installer] fixed some glitches with Desktop shortcut creation

Winamp Backup Tool 1.0 Beta 11.5:

  • added French language file (thanks to Veekee)
  • added simple update check to the tool
  • added reminder function, if user ignored available update
  • added more ALT key hotkeys to the GUI (Finish Page mainly)
  • changed format of log file from ANSI to Unicode
  • made that backup mode creates an integrity file
  • fixed nasty glitch if user tries to restores files from a path, which contains no valid backup data
    Restoration path now must include an integrity file, otherwise restoration won't work*
  • fixed inconsistencies with icons in warning messages
  • [Installer] more improvements on finish page for translators

    * Note: You must run the tool one time in Backup mode to get the integrity file, otherwise Restoration won't work

Winamp Backup Tool 1.0 Beta 11.4:

  • added some Alt key hotkeys to the GUI
  • added Romanian language file (thanks to Catalin Zamfirescu)
  • increased size of the checkboxes in finish page (fixes cut of text for some languages)
  • tweaked several parts of the GUI
  • updated PortugueseBR, Russian, German, English, Polish and Japanese language files
  • fixed wrong description for Enhancer Presets
  • fixed a lot of glitches in English language file
  • fixed cut off text of forums link in finish page for other languages
  • [Installer] increased first text area in welcome page for translators
  • [Installer] increased link size in finish page to make it more localization friendly
  • [Installer] fixed custom button label in finish page not applied

Winamp Backup Tool 1.0 Beta 11.3:

  • added Turkish language file (thanks to Ali Sarioglu)
  • added PortugueseBR language file (thanks to Anderson Silva aka candiba)
  • added Russian language file (thanks Alexander Nureyev aka VIPer)
  • added Japanese language file (thanks to T-Matsuo)
  • added a bunch of cosmetic tweaks to the GUI
  • added hidden option to force the language selector to appear (set Lang=0 in Winamp_Backup_Tool.ini)
  • made custom page uses a GUI.exe instead of a fixed standard page
    ➞ allows us to be much more flexible with the design of the page
    ➞ vastly improved design of components page, there shouldn't be any horizontal scrollbar in any language anymore
  • redesigned Finish page (smaller image, new donation section, mail link)
  • fixed a couple of glitches in German language file
  • tweaked several parts of the GUI to be more translation friendly
  • changed components page checkbox icons to look more like Winamp
  • [Installer] forced installer to show an icon in Windows programs/software menu
  • [Installer] added small donation section to Finish page
  • [Installer] made installer doesn't create donation start menu entries anymore

Winamp Backup Tool 1.0 Beta 11.2:

  • added backup and restoration of Winamp Pro registration data
  • fixed path creation for mapped drives

Winamp Backup Tool 1.0 Beta 11.1:

  • added backup and restoration of 'Enhancer' DSP Plug-in Skins
  • added backup and restoration of 'Enhancer' DSP Plug-in Presets
  • added backup and restoration of 'Nullsoft Signal Processing Studio' DSP Plug-in Presets
  • added backup and restoration of 'Toaster' Plug-in Skins
  • added backup and restoration of 'Toaster' Plug-in Settings

Winamp Backup Tool 1.0 Beta 11:

  • made tool remembers last selected language (to force the language selection dialog, simply set Lang=0 in Winamp_Backup_Tool.ini)
  • sorted the entries in components page for English alphabetically
  • improved paths verification code, to allow for example file paths, which contain "..."
  • updated English, Polish & German language files (updated public English example language file will be available later)
  • updated the Documentation file (still far from complete)
  • fixed wrong user path detection under Vista/Win 7 for standard users, when UAC is enabled
  • [Installer] fixed that installer creates multiple start menu entries, when it was ran in different languages
  • [Installer] fixed uninstallation of start menu entries, when installer was ran in different languages

Winamp Backup Tool 1.0 Beta 10:

  • added initial Polish language file to the tool
  • added initial German language file to the tool
  • added backup/restoration of Winamp File Type Icon Libraries
  • minor tweaks in English language file
  • fixed SHGetSpecialFolderPath function call
  • [Installer] made license checkbox greyed out in finish page, if not installed

Winamp Backup Tool 1.0 Beta 9b:

  • [Installer] fixed a couple of issues in previous mode code
  • [Installer] fixed skipping of start menu page, when no start menu entries were selected
  • [Installer] removed donation page from installer (hopefully won't return)
  • [Installer] fixed uninstaller not deleting Winamp_Back_Tool.ini & Winamp_Back_Tool.log file
  • [Installer] fixed uninstallation and previous mode handling for documentation file (Beta 9a specific only)

Winamp Backup Tool 1.0 Beta 9:

  • reviewed English language pack
  • improved compatibility of backup/restoration of Essentials Pack & Nullsoft Tray Control Icon Pack settings for upcoming versions
  • improved compatibility of backup/restoration for upcoming Jump to File Extra plug-in
  • added more specific header/subheader texts to components page & descriptions texts of components page (GUI of the tool now can decide between 'Backup' or 'Restoration' mode)
  • added some statistics functions (Backup Tool can count amount of copied files)
  • added some texts (statistics, time/date) to language file
  • made Backup Tool remembers last used mode
  • added ability to disable creating log file. To do it (it is not recommended, though):
    ➞ Go to your Winamp configuration file directory (%APPDATA%\Winamp for MultiUser or Winamp directory for none multiuser)
    ➞ Open Backup Tool configuration file: Winamp_Backup_Tool.ini
    ➞ Change 'EnablelogFile' value in [Options] section to '0' ['1' = Log will be created (default and recommended)]
  • removed empty lines from Backup Tool log file
  • fixed 0 (not 00) in Hour of GetTime function
  • removed 'Completed' from log list (it says now Completed in: [time])
  • added extend time info (Completed in: 00:00:23 (23 seconds))
  • [Installer] Added Welcome, Finish and Donation pages
  • [Installer] Designed new icons (Installer/Uninstaller)
  • [Installer] fixed that installer doesn't remember last used path for installation
  • [Installer] changed install/uninstall icons
  • [Installer] added ability to select which start menu entries should be created in components page
  • [Installer] made start menu folder selection dialog not shown, if no start menu entries were selected
  • [Installer] made installer remembers last used options
  • [Installer] added Winamp Backup Tool Documentation file to installer (still an early WIP)
  • [Installer] added preliminary support for the upcoming Winamp Plugin

Winamp Backup Tool 1.0 Beta 8:

  • added a third mode 'Previous Mode' to backup tool
    ➞ Now we have 3 modes:
    ➞ 1. 'Automatic Mode' (backs up/restores all files)
    ➞ 2. 'Custom Mode' (user can choose in a component page, which files should be backed up/restored, this mode also remebers your last settings for next usage)
    ➞ 3. 'Previous Mode' (automatically backs up/restores all files depending on the previously selection in 'Custom Mode'
  • made 'Previous Mode' Option greyed out, if no Winamp_Backup_Tool.ini was found or or other rarley issues appear
  • made tool remembers last used options, even if you switch between them (like: Backup or Restore checked, Automatic, Custom or Previous mode checked)
  • improved internal method of copying files
  • changed components page checkbox icons to fit better with the style from the rest of the tool
  • made that tool creates an extended log file (Winamp_Backup_Tool.log, which is saved in same dir, like winamp.ini)
  • completed work on finish page:
    ➞ redesigned the page, with a complete new graphic (we hope you like it :))
    ➞ added ability to open the log file
  • fixed 'Automatic Mode' not backing up/restoring all files (happened if user choose 'Custom Mode' first and then goes back to 'Automatic Mode')
  • added more specific header/subheader texts to mode selection and install page (GUI of the tool now can decide between 'Backup' or 'Restoration' mode)
  • designed a new icon for backup tool (Vista/Win7 friendly too ;) )
  • new function to get start/finish time of backup/restoration, which can also show the result as a difference

Winamp Backup Tool 1.0 Beta 7:

  • general language code cleanup
  • several tweaks in English language file
  • added a Finish Page to the Tool (still a W.i.P)
  • added ability to run Winamp after Backup/Restoration
  • added ability to open Backup dir after Backup/Restoration
  • added a feedback link to the tool
  • vastly improved 'previous mode' code handling, so previous settings won't be lost anymore, when using 'Automatic mode'
  • made tool doesn't backup user created ML config backup folders files (that really only affected Egg ;) )
  • fixed backup/restoration of Win7 Shell plugin settings
  • fixed backup/restoration of playlists.xml file
  • fixed backup/restoration of in_zip_rules.ini
  • fixed some visual quirks with some groupboxes when using classic Windows theme
  • fixed a nasty compatibility issue with Win2000/XP, which made backup fails for some files on first run of the tool or fails completley for some other files in general, if the target dir wasn't present
  • made that Winamp_Backup.ini is saved in same dir like winamp.ini

Winamp Backup Tool 1.0 Beta 6:

  • general code clean up
  • added option to change backup dir
  • added possibility to save backup data on HDD/FDD/Network dir (write access/permission required)
  • added some error handling
  • added new graphics
  • fixed backup/restoration of main.dat & main.idx files
  • [Installer] fixed that installer won't install Backup Tool in user set path
  • lots of minor changes...

Winamp Backup Tool 1.0 Beta 5:

  • added ability to backup/restore classic skins with .zip file extension
  • added ability to backup/restore Skins, if user has selected a custom skin folder
  • prevented backup tool to run in multiple instances
  • added an abort warning to the tool
  • made tool aborts, if a user won't close a running Winamp instance

Winamp Backup Tool 1.0 Beta 4:

  • added backup/restoration of Nullsoft Tray Control Icon Packs
  • added backup/restoration of AVS presets
  • added backup/restoration of Modern Skin Custom Themes
  • added file infos for Windows Explorer to the exe file
  • added more cosmetic GUI tweaks
  • tweaked several parts of the English language file
  • made name of the tool non localizable
  • moved Winamp Orgler from Misc to Winamp Core settings
  • moved CD database from Misc to Winamp Core settings

Winamp Backup Tool 1.0 Beta 3:

  • added a full working previous mode!! (tool now remembers, which settings you want to backup)
  • added backup/restoration of in_zip rules editor settings
  • added backup/restoration of Win7 Taskbar Integration settings
  • added a couple of cosmetic GUI tweaks
  • added some minor localization tweaks
  • fixed small bug in in_vgm settings restoration code

Winamp Backup Tool 1.0 Beta 2:

  • added backup/restoration of MilkDrop presets
  • added backup/restoration of NeBuLa2 settings
  • added backup/restoration of Punkie settings
  • added backup/restoration of Geiss2 settings
  • added backup/restoration of TwistedPixel settings
  • added backup/restoration of Smoke settings
  • added backup/restoration of Classic Spectrum Analyzer settings
  • added backup/restoration of Transcoder settings
  • added backup/restoration of Winamp Error Feedback settings
  • added backup/restoration of Playlist Undo files
  • added backup/restoration of Album List settings
  • added backup/restoration of Plugin.ini file(s) (multiuser and single user version)
  • added backup/restoration of Essentials Pack Backup files
  • added backup/restoration of Winamp install.ini and Winamp paths.ini
  • added backup/restoration of in_vgm configuration files
  • fixed some minior quirks in section system
  • fixed a couple of spelling issues
  • [Installer] added new installer for Backup Tool
  • [Installer] added options to create start menu shortcuts
  • [Installer] moved license file from Backup Tool to installer