Light Alloy is a free multimedia player with a simple user interface. The application is highly customizable to suit your specific media requirements and Light Alloy has been optimized to boot as fast as possible, so it won't consume lots of system resources.
Light Alloy has support for all popular multimedia formats and there are lots of advanced settings to allow you to customize it to suit whatever media you intend to play on it, whether that be short music videos or epic films.
Key Features Include:
- Fast video rewind, load subtitles, minimize to tray, brightness/contrast/saturation control and infra-red remote control.
- Light Alloy also supports multimedia keyboards and has support for DVD/Blu-ray (except for BD menus) and MKV/OGM/MP4 formats.
- With Light Alloy you can make bookmarks in the list or the timeline, view a preview on the timeline and make a selection of audio tracks and subtitles in multilingual films.
Light Alloy has built-in video/audio codecs, support for custom codecs, full support for subtitles, WinLIRC support for remote control, configurable playback speed and aspect ratio alignment. You can also customize independent media settings for each file i.e. brightness, contrast, saturation, subtitle and volume.
- Added proper support for restoring modal windows (examples: radio stations list, media-oriented open dialog) from minimized state to visible state and bring them to front, when using player with "only in tray" mode (but I suppose it will be valid even for "in taskbar too" case)
- Preferences->Mouse: added ability to show / hide control panel for Left Button Double Click action.
- Some cleanups and optimizations.
- Rename "Rotate video by Z" to "Rotate video vertically"
- Set default hotkey for "Rotate video by vertically" to Z.
- Media-oriented open dialog: Slightly changed behaviour of "Add Selected" button - now it start play a selected file if Close After Add is checked & no any file is playing at the moment, in any other cases - it just add file to playlist without begin playing it.
- Media-oriented open dialog: 'Add files, but dont replace the ones that are already in playlist' option is removed.
- Removed check that prohibited to run Light Alloy on XP/Vista. You can use it, but XP/Vista obviously not supported anymore, so any crashes on these OSes are not gonna be fixed.
- Radio stations list: entirely rewritten approach to decode html entities. Now it shouldn't crash player anymore on some lonely symbols (like "&"), also now it can handle much more symbols that can be seen in some song titles (like a quote symbol, or (c) or (r), and much more).
- Optimized OSD when in over-video mode.
- Preferences->Events, Video: simplified monitors listing.
- Playlist: the ">L" marker (last played file) was ignored for LAP playlists that you try to load into player, if there is already loaded some playlist (default LA.lap, for example).
- History: fixed few UTF8-related issues.
- Delete file from playlist: was not working for multiple selected files in playlist.
- Preferences->Mouse->Wheel: Subtitle delay option was broken.
- Preferences->Keyboard: next chapter command was hidden in Navigation section.
- Fixed problem when suddenly video picture has been rotated on 90 degrees on player reload.
- Fixed issue when player cross monitor workarea dimensions on video file open and on scale change (from 50% to 100%, for example)
- Audio mode: when entering fullscreen, playlist width wasn't audio-like.
- Media-oriented open dialog: "Add selected" was broken when multiple files were selected.
- Media-oriented open dialog: "Play file on doubleclick, otherwise just add to playlist" - latter action was broken.
- Media-oriented open dialog: "Current folder with subfolders" wasn't working as expected
- Fixed other less noticeable issues.