Not much time has passed since the release of OpenMPT 1.21, yet there is
a significant number of new features and improvements in this new
version. Read on to learn more about the new stuff in OpenMPT 1.22,
including some noteworthy changes in the sound setup that may cause some
confusion with old-time users at first:
Even though the version jump is big (from OpenMPT 1.20 to 1.21), this
version brings just a few new features and improvements, but they are
crucial enough to deserve a new version number. These are the highlights
of the OpenMPT 1.21 "Christmas release":
It's been 15 years to the day when the very first version of ModPlug
Tracker was released by Olivier Lapicque. "ModPlug Tracker 0.0xa
pre-alpha" dates back to September 19, 1997. I wonder if anyone
actually still has this version. It's great to see that ModPlug Tracker
(now OpenMPT) is still alive and kicking after 15 years, even though
parts of code clearly show their age and need to be rewritten.
So, happy birthday, ModPlug! Let's celebrate this occasion with cake
and and music (minus the cake part).
Currently we have collected enough donations to run this website for the
next two years. This is simply great and far more than expected. It also
opens up opportunities to extend the server if necessary. Thanks to all
contributors - we love that you love OpenMPT.
I just noticed that an unstable version of the MIDI Input / Output
plugin sneaked into the OpenMPT 1.20 release package.
The file has been updated about an hour ago, so if you plan to use the
MIDI Input / Output plugin and have already downloaded OpenMPT 1.20, you should
download the file again. Sorry for the inconvenience.
The latest version of OpenMPT has been released today. It
has been more than one year since the first release of OpenMPT 1.19, so
the list of bugfixes, changes and new features is incredibly long this
time. Here is a short compilation of notable changes: