Casady & Greene have released an update to their commercial MP3 player, SoundJam MP. The new version, 1.5.1, includes performance enhancements and a few bug fixes. According to Casady & Greene:
In keeping with its commitment to remain the leader in MP3 solutions for the Macintosh, Casady & Greene, Inc. has released version 1.5.1 of its award-winning player/encoder SoundJam MP.
This 1.5.1 version of SoundJam MP refines a small number of issues which appeared in SoundJam version 1.5, released last week. SoundJam 1.5.1 fixes an incompatibility with some third-party software which could cause problems, including the ability to display text in the on-line help. It also fixes a problem with streaming from proxy servers and handles low-memory situations more efficiently.
This version expands on SoundJam 1.5, which sets the standard for full-featured MP3 player/encoders on the Mac platform. SoundJam provides excellent all-around encoding capabilities, Variable Bit Rate (VBR) encoding, Play While Converting (without noticeably slowing down the conversion process), acceleration for the G4 with Velocity Engine, batch conversion of CD's and internet streaming.
SoundJam is also available at your favorite retail outlets: Barnes & Noble College Bookstores, CompUSA, ComputerTown, ComputerWare, Datavision, Fry's, J&R Computers, Microcenter and Virgin Megastores.
The update is free to owners of version 1.x. The full version is priced at US$39.95 for an electronic download, and US$49.95 for a shrink-wrapped version. You can find more information at the company's SoundJam web site.