History of 2003

02.02.2003  File Audio Processor  New version 3.0

The largest, most significant upgrade we have so far ever released!
New powerful features:
Visual Audio Editor
With Visual Audio Editor you can:
Edit an audio file visually (Cut, Copy, Delete. Select, Delete Silence, Paste, Paste From File, Mix, Mix From File and more)   Open, Create (New) and Save audio files   Save any part of audio file.   Display in a special window waveform of an audio file (Zoom Full, Zoom In, Zoom Out, Zoom Vertical)   Play an audio file or any part of it (Play, Play Looped, Pause, Stop)   Set parameters of the recording and other commands   Apply different effects (Amplify, Compressor, Delay, Envelope, Equalizer, Expander, Fade, Flanger, Invert, Normalize, Phaser, Reverb, Reverse, Silence, Stretch, Trim, Vibrato)   Apply different filters to the selected part of an audio file (Band Pass Filter, FFT Filter, High Pass Filter, High Shelf Filter, Low PassFilter, Low Shelf Filter, Notch Filter, Insert in an audio file noise  and silence (Insert Silence) and more....  
Convert an audio file from one format to another.  
Record an audio file from a microphone or from another input device, record new or append to existing file.

CD Writer

 Major features:

  1. Supports BURN-PROOF for error free recording.
  2. Create fully compatible ISO9660 and Joliet data CDs. 
  3. Writes .wav files on-the-fly as an audio disc.
  4. Write ISO images for raw writing by other applications.
  5. Import and write ISO images from other applications.
  6. Import multi-session ISO/Joliet tracks and merge new files with an existing session.
  7. Works easily with IDE and SCSI CDR/W drives.
  8. Efficient buffering system.
  9. Allows recording of a data image on-the-fly... no need to create an image on the hard drive first (very little disk space required)! 
  10. Supports use of high write speeds.
  11. ASPI not required for NT/2000/XP. 
  12. Supports use of re-writable discs.

New Tool:
Scheduler allows you to start playback or recording at given time.
Scheduled task can be even repeated for specified period of time.

File Renamer:
New function: Translate - During the file renaming Translate allows you to translate an word to an other that is specified
into prepared text file.
Page's layout has been a little changed.
Audio Editor:
New function: Trim File - Now you can trim a file from the beginning , inside or from the end of the file.
Also you can cut a piece of file and save it as an new file. Works in Batch mode as well.
Page's layout has been a little changed.
New global "Smooth" property added.
Audio Player:
This feature changed name to Media Player. Another Tab added: Video, it has just an another video player (preview).
Device settings and device lines settings has been improved.
Audio Recorder:
Device settings and device lines settings has been improved.
Picture Viewer:
New feature: Thumbnail Viewer shows you current folder contents as picture thumbnails.
Now you can save edited pictures at once in the main window.
File Manager:
Also Thumbnail View in File Browsers is added, thumbnail view shows min-document previews in the Browsers itself.
Browsers Windows XP Theme Support added.
Shell Menu Customization, File Audio Processor now has it own shell menus. These menus are shown when you click
with right mouse button over an supported file in File Browser.
Playlist Manager:
Now Playlist Manger can read and write Windows Media Playlist .asx also.
Playlist Manager can control all of software's Media Players, either audio or video.
Media Player:
Changed name to Multimedia Player
Can play media files in full screen video mode.

Status Bar Tips:
Learning about File Audio Processor is now easier then ever.
When a mouse is entering into control area then the Status Bar will display specific information about an function method etc.
New Price:
File Audio Processor price is now $49. In compare to features that you can find inside of the File Audio Processor
this software should cost a way much more. But, everything for our users!. File Audio Processor will never be overpriced.
Evaluation Time:
Now users can try File Audio processor for 30 days free!
Bug fixes:
Now FAP can work correctly with more then one sound card installed on system.
Resizing has been improved, now FAP can be visible OK on all screens regardless screen resolutions.
Several other improvements has been made, now File Audio Processor thoroughly tested is bug free.
File Manager Improvements:
FIXED keyboard shortcuts for Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V, Ctrl+X etc. which were not working correctly on Windows XP.
FIXED refresh issue with Browsers in report view on Windows XP with themes.
FIXED performance issue with Browsers on Windows XP when viewing folders containing large .zip files.
Zip Archiver Improvements:
FIXED extraction of archives where source files has no parent folder or no stored paths info has been found,
now folder is created and all files are extracted right into.
Picture Viewer Improvements:
FIXED Save of the pictures in correct format when format was changed by user.

03.08.2003  Sprintbit Playlist Manager  New version 2.0

New features:

  1. Audio Player for MP3, MP2, WMA, WAV PCM, Compressed WAV (GSM, ADPCM, DSP ALF and others), VOX (Dialogic ADPCM), RAW, G.726, G723, G721 , Ogg Vorbis, CDA, MIDI and other
  2. Video Player for almost any video file, and that depends on codec installed on your system you can play, .mpg .wmv .asf .avi .mpeg and other media files.
  3. Full screen video mode
  4. Additional Mini Media Player
  5. Audio Equalizer, mixer for audio device's setting
  6. Time Scheduler that let you start, stop the playback at given time.


  1. Support for .asx .pls playlist files has been added

  2. Improved interface

New help file format.
Now help file is written in the newest Windows help format - CHM
Software Tutorials
To help our users better understand how to work with File Audio Processor we provide animated (Flash format) software tutorials. Please see the first ones here.

New Improved Interface for CDDB Database, Mini Media Player, Visual Audio Editor, Playlist Manager, Multimedia Player, CD Writer
Several improvements has been made also to make this software more and more reliable.

06.29.2003  File Audio Processor New version 3.1

New features:

Text to Audio is a tool for conversion of text to voice. This feature requires Microsoft Speech SDK 5.1 software installed on your computer.
However it is not necessary with Windows XP, is recommended to have the full functionality.
You can download Microsoft Speech SDK 5.1 from Microsoft web site.
To learn more about this, please go to www.microsoft.com web site or to section Downloads http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/search.aspx?displaylang=en.

Updates and fixes:
CD Writer
New data write mode: Data Disc XA - writes discs in mixed mode.  
Works with most IDE, SCSI, USB 1.0/2.0, and 1394 Firewire CD/CDRW drives available worldwide.

Multimedia Player
During the playback of MP3 files when Id3 tag v2 is present, then Multimedia Player will show lyrics text
and pictures that are within mp3 file.

File Manager:
New functions: Create new file (single or series).
Direct Copy As/Move As commands now will recreate properly a tree folders structure while copying/moving

Audio Editor:
New methods:
Add File for adding one file to multiple audio files,
Chorus, Pitch Shift, Time Stretch - audio effects,
Mix Files - for mixing 2 files together.
DirectX Filter
method allow you to use preinstalled DirectX filters on your computer
Join Files method works now with the different file types, either input or output different format can be set.
Split File for splitting audio file into series of smaller independent audio files.

Visual Audio Editor:
A Markers feature added. You can set/delete/go to markers (positions) into waveform.

Playlist Manager:
New feature:
My Playlist - your playlist database.
New commands:
Build playlist from Browser - this will build a playlist that is based on selected folder contest.
Search and Update, Change drive letter
- for updating file's paths.

Mini Player:
File Browser added, now Mini Player's window is resizable.
WMA Audio
Because the new Windows Media v9 libraries cannot be installed on Windows 98, to make our software compatible
with this system we have removed WMA Audio functionality from evaluation version.
File Audio Processor will still have WMA functionality, but it will be available only for licensed users.
Licensed users will have choice whether download special WMA version of File Audio Processor or not.

Audio Format Window
New window that is grouping audio properties. Any of audio property such as bitrate, frequency etc..
is set now globally for all software audio functions.

Progress Window
Instead of several progress bars, software has now one Progress window,  which is opened during audio editing, CD grabbing etc.
ID3 Tag Editor is another but standalone Audio Tag Editor
ID3 Tag Editor has the same functionality as Audio Tagger, but in addition includes full support
for MP3 files tag version 2. You can view, delete or add pictures, comments and lyrics to your MP3 files.
Supported files: MP3 Tag v1 and v2, MP2- OGG-WAV Tag v1

 08.02.2003   Sprintbit Software Forum opened

Please click here  to visit our forum, you can discuss about our software and post your question to us.

08.24.2003  File Audio Processor New version 3.2

New features:
Folder Synchronizer is a File Manager utility that allow to search, compare and synchronize files between two folders
Encrypt & Decrypt is a cryptographic utility that encrypts and decrypts text and files
New Toolbars for all windows with the look and feel of Office97/2000/XP and the ability to fully customize user interface.
Improved window's interface for Link Validator, Picture Viewer, Multimedia Player, Audio Information, Mini Media Player and other.
File Manager:
Modified function Shred File, This method shreds a file (permanently overwrites 3 times and deletes).
Audio Editor:
Modified function Add File, This method allow now to add or mix one audio file with series of files.
You can also apply Fade and  Amplify methods to files.
Support for AU files added.
Multimedia Players:
Support for AU files added.
Visual Audio Editor:
New function: Split By The Markers allow to split file into series of files. File will be split according to the markers position.

Many improvements has been made. It is recommended for all users to update to this new version
In the next update that will come out in about one month support for AIFF and AIFC audio files will be added. 10.10.2003  File Audio Processor New version 3.3 New feature:
Media Library for cataloging your media files.
Encrypt & Decrypt: New encryption algorithms added: BASE64, QUOTED PRINTABLE, UUE, BINHEX. New hash algorithms: TIGER128, TIGER160, TIGER192
Audio Editor: Support for MPC files (Decoding only)
Audio Taggers: Support for MPC and WMA files, changed interface and improved functionality
Interface: New Toolbar added to main window.
General: Excel export: Grid view and data can be exported to Excel worksheets natively without the need for Excel. Many small improvements been done.

11.09.2003  Sprintbit File Manager 

New software release: Sprintbit File Manager is a complete file management utility for Windows.

12.02.2003  Sprintbit Playlist Manager  New version 2.5

New features and functions:
Lyrics & Pictures viewer for Mp3 files
Build Playlist from File Browser folder (drive) at once
Search and Update
Change Drive Letter
Recent Files Menu
Excel export: Playlist data can be exported to Excel worksheets natively without the need for Excel.
Greatly improved interface with new toolbars and dock windows. Improved performance and stability. Video screen resizing improved.

12.13.2003 Updates

Sprintbit File Manager  New version 1.1

New feature added: FTP Client

File Audio Processor Update
Resizing of video screens issues fixed.

MS VB .NET runtime library added to installation packages that should fix some of installation issues with File Audio Processor and Sprintbit Playlist Manager.

Announcement of new version: Site Status Checker 2.0 will be released in January 2004.