Update history of MiniLyrics

MiniLyrics 7.7.49

Free License.

MiniLyrics 7.6.48

Support AIMP3.

MiniLyrics 7.6.47

Support iTunes 64 bit.
Support Windows Media Player 64 bit.
Fixed: MiniLyrics might crash while openning certain lyrics.

MiniLyrics 7.6.43

Fixed: Compatibility problem with Windows Media Player on Windows 8.
Fixed: iTunes M4A file will be damaged when saving embedded lyrics with LyricsDownloader.
Fixed: The encoding of lyrics is saved incorrect.
Improved: Add options to save LRC tag for ID3v2 unsynchronized lyrics in MiniLyrics preferences.
Improved: Auto recover damaged M4A files caused by LyricsDownloader.

MiniLyrics 7.6.36 for Windows

Fixed: Support iTunes 11.
Fixed: Support VLC Player 2.1.0.

MiniLyrics 7.6.35 for Mac

Add lyrics download options, remove IE proxy settings.
Fixed: MiniLyrics may corrupt mp3 files on Mac.
Fixed: Bugs in lyrics downloader tool.

MiniLyrics 7.5.29

New: Add Lyrics Downloader for Mac.

MiniLyrics 7.5.28

Fixed: Can't load embedded lyrics automatically.

MiniLyrics 7.5.24

New: Support displaying LRC lyrics with same timestamps of multiple lines.

MiniLyrics 7.5.23

New: Support mouse click through on Mac.

MiniLyrics 7.5.22

Fixed: Support Helium Music Manager 9
Fixed: Disable MiniLyrics global hotkey by default.
Fixed: Support activate MiniLyrics without internet connections.
MiniLyrics for Mac OS X:
Fixed: Support mouse click through option.
Fixed: Transparent area shall not accept mouse click.

MiniLyrics 7.5.21

New: Add glocal default lyrics encoding settings in preference advanced page.
Fixed: JRiver Media Center 18 support.
Fixed: A crash issue when opening lyrics.
Fixed: Sometimes corrupted message may pop up while uploading lyrics.

MiniLyrics 7.4.14

Fixed: Crash issue while using lyrics downloader for iPod.
Fixed: Crash issue while open some kind of special lyrics.

MiniLyrics 7.4.12

Fixed: MiniLyrics can't get correct artist & title info for Spotify player.
Fixed: MiniLyrics won't quit normally if failed to save embedded lyrics.

MiniLyrics 7.4.10

Fixed: The embedded lyrics saved in MP3 file may not be opened correctly by iPod, iTunes.
Fixed: Some other small issues.

MiniLyrics 7.4.9

New: Support load embedded lyrics in .KAR files.
New: Filter radio station names in media artist and title.

MiniLyrics 7.4.7

Fixed: The name of AIMP3 can't be detected correctly.
Fixed: Fixed a crash bug.

MiniLyrics 7.4.5

New: Add advanced save and download lyrics in Lyrics Downloader.
Improved: Support VLC 2.0
Fixed: Saving embedded lyrics in AAC(M4A) file may corrupt it.

MiniLyrics 7.3.918

New: Support save embedded lyrics in AAC(M4A) files.
Fixed: Saving embedded lyrics in AAC(M4A) file may corrupt it.
Fixed: MiniLyrics window may be invisible for Embedded MiniLyrics in MediaMonkey.
Improved: Add options in advanced preferences: Restore saving prompt setting for lyrics changed.

MiniLyrics 7.2.865

Fixed: MiniLyrics may crash when switching skins.

MiniLyrics 7.2.861

Fixed: Choosing player window may pop up when starting MediaMonkey, Winamp.
Fixed: Lyrics scrolling status for text lyrics files.
Some other minor issues.

MiniLyrics 7.2.814

New: new UI of Lyrics Downloader for iPod.
New: Skin 'Metal'
Fixed: Bug of saving lyrics via iTunes.
Fixed: Recover the original feature of saving embedded in MiniLyrics.
Optimized: The lyrics display for text lyrics (no timestamps lyrics).
Fixed: Some other small issues.

MiniLyrics 7.1.793

Fixed: The default saving lyrics directory may be incorrect.

MiniLyrics 7.1.782

Fixed: Support MediaMonkey unicode API (Can display none-English lyrics now).
Fixed: Support for Windows Media Player Visualization.
Fixed: Set shortcut key bug.
New: Add setting of not showing MiniLyrics on taskbar or system tray.

MiniLyrics 7.1.778

Fixed: Failed to start with Winamp, if Winamp's skin is applied.

MiniLyrics 7.1.776

Fixed: Display lyrics support Hindi language
Improved: Add auto fill lyrics tag in lyrics editor.

MiniLyrics 7.1.774

New: iPod Lyrics Downloader, download embedded lyrics in bulk.
New: Displaying lyrics support Arabic (right-to-left) and Thai languages.
New: MusicBee support
Improved: MiniLyrics installation program, install MiniLyrics plugin more easily.
Fixed: Skip to next song in J.R Media Center when MiniLyrics skin is applied.
Fixed: Some crash issues.

MiniLyrics 7.0.676

New: Support AIMP3
Fixed: Support unicode for Winamp (Winamp title may be ??? while playing Chinese or Japanese song files).

MiniLyrics 7.0.649

New: Support Logitech G15 Keyboard LCD.
Fixed: Incorrect tag information may be read on iTunes in a certain conditions.

MiniLyrics 7.0.643

Fixed: Drawing issue of embedded MiniLyrics in MediaMonkey.
Fixed: Support SongBird 1.8
Fixed: Support VLC 1.1.4
Fixed: Support J. River Media Jukebox and Media Center.
Fixed: Font choosing issue.

MiniLyrics 7.0.615

MiniLyrics server is under DDoS attack recently, new version can prevent the attack, upgrading is strongly recommended.
Fixed: Support VLC 1.1
Fixed: Bug of choosing character encoding when uploading lyrics.
Fixed: The display style of floating lyrics will be changed if text lyrics is opened.

MiniLyrics 7.0.604

New: The 'Windows 7' skin, support Windows 7 Aero feature.
Improved: The UI styles of skins.
Fixed: Bug of saving themes.
Fixed: Some other UI drawing bugs.

MiniLyrics 7.0.597

Improved: The appearance of skins.
Fixed: Offset tag will be overwrite by 'By' tag in lyrics editor.
Fixed: Play/Pause button won't change with player in WMP.
Fixed: Lyrics displaying bug of Extended LRC format.

MiniLyrics 7.0.590

New: Support Media Player Classic Home Cinema. Fixed: Lyrics disappeared in 'Floating lyrics'.
Fixed: Improve the 'search lyrics window'.
Fixed: some other small issues.

MiniLyrics 7.0.579

Upgrading is strongly recommended.
Improve: Add buttons to disable/enable record lyrics scrolling actions.
Fixed: Bug of lyrics drawing.
Fixed: Bug of high performance cost on particular occasion.
Fixed: Bug of saving lyrics scrolling actions.

MiniLyrics 7.0.571

New: Record the scrolling action of lyrics for text lyrics, and replay it again.
Improved: Prevent the player to playing next track, if lyrics editor is opened and lyrics changed
Improved: Add 'MiniLyrics' item in Winamp menu.

MiniLyrics 7.0.563

Improved: the static lyrics display style.
Fixed: Minimize / Restore with iTunes.
Fixed: Some other issues.

MiniLyrics 7.0.538

New: new skin 'MiniLyrics' and skin styles.
New: Simple and easy way to record and reply lyrics scrolling actions.
Fixed: Retrieving ID3v2 tag and album info in XMPlay.
Fixed: Some bugs in Lyrics Editor.

MiniLyrics 6.8.429

Improved: Add tooltip in advanced setting items.
Improved: Lyrics editor color settings are moved to lyrics editor window.
Improved: Scale background image in lyrics auto.
Improved: Add catalog in preference advanced items.
Improved: Add global lyrics displaying delay time setting.
Fixed: Embedded skin color theme can't be saved.
Fixed: When lyrics character encoding is changed, no prompt message is popped up.
Fixed: Save embedded lyrics in Songbird Player.
Fixed: Bug of adjusting time with down/up arrow in lyrics editor.

MiniLyrics 6.7.411

New: Support Foobar2000 1.0
Fixed: Lyrics downloading information interrupts the lyrics displaying.
Fixed: Saving embedded lyrics in mp3 file of songbird.
Optimized: Options of Lyrics background picture preferences.
Optimized: The settings of Lyrics color.
Optimized: Displaying vertical scrolling lyrics.

MiniLyrics 6.7.396

New: Support Spotify player.
Improved: MiniLyrics preferences.
Fixed: Some small bugs in lyrics editor.

MiniLyrics 6.7.390

New: Support Zune software
Improved: New lyrics editor user interface.
Fixed: Some other small issues.

MiniLyrics 6.6.333

Upgrading is strongly recommended (Especailly for iTunes & WMP users).
Improved: Download LRC lyrics, if local lyrics is text lyrics.
Improved: Support iTunes 9.0
Improved: Support Right-to-left language (Arabic/Hebrew) lyrics displaying.
Fixed: Bug of saving ID3v2 synchronized lyrics (Compatibility with Windows Media Player)
Fixed: Saving setting of check new version at startup.

MiniLyrics 6.6.320

New: Support VLC media Player 1.0.
New: New local hotkey settings.
Improved: Optimized the lyrics display CPU cost.
Improved: Lyrics editor.
Fixed: Lyrics displaying fade out bug.

MiniLyrics 6.5.281

New: Support Songbird.
Fixed: Sometime MiniLyrics will crashes WMP and iTunes.

MiniLyrics 6.5.278

Fixed: If lyrics editor is opened, when changing skin, MiniLyrics will crash.

MiniLyrics 6.5.275

Improved: Only enable click through on inactive mode.
Improved: Optimized the preferences.
Improved: Add advanced save options to select text encoding.
Improved: Remove rate lyrics link.
Fixed: Lyrics text display bug in editor when anti-alias option is on.
Fixed: Long file name bug in MediaMonkey.
Fixed: Get Foobar2000 playing song file name bug.
Fixed: MiniLyrics can't restart in iTunes.
Fixed: Can't save 'Winamp's' skin setting.
Fixed: Cause Quintessential Media Player crash bug.

MiniLyrics 6.4.212

New: Add Floating lyrics for default.
Fixed: Save Lyrics3v2 lyrics in ANSI format.
Fixed: Some translation bugs for localization.
Improved: Save Transparent with mouse click through settings.

MiniLyrics 6.3.176

New: Support VLC Player.
Improved: Floating lyrics and lyrics bar mode of skins.
Fixed: memory leak on loading Album Art.
Fixed: Context menu in lyrics editor
Fixed: The option of not checking new version can't be applied
Fixed: Caret drawing bug.
Fixed: The scrollbar of lyrics editor is not available in 'Windows' Skin.

MiniLyrics 6.3.3762

Upgrading is strongly recommended.
Fixed: memory leaks.
Fixed: Can't display lyrics, when playing the shared music in iTunes.
Fixed: Lyrics association bug.
Fixed: Lyrics searching folder settings can't be saved.
Fixed: Under some critical conditions, the uninstall program can't remove MiniLyrics completely.
Fixed: Saving lyrics with incorrect file name, if the song file name has more than 1 dot.
Fixed: Sometimes crashes XMPlay.
Improved: MiniLyrics can be installed on USB hard drive or flash drive.

MiniLyrics 6.1.3730

Upgrading is strongly recommended.
Fixed: text anti-aliasing bug.
Fixed: Foobar2000 compatible bug.
Fixed: Remember the minimized status of Main Window.
Fixed: Fix accelerate key bug
Fixed: Compatible problem on Winamp Remote music.

MiniLyrics 6.1.3723

New: Use 80 port as lyrics search service.
New: Dual lyrics search servers backup.
Fixed: Floating lyrics align position.

MiniLyrics 6.0.3706

New: New skin engine and fantasy skin.
New: Floating lyrics.
New: New color theme design and blending options of lyrics text.
Improved: High rating lyrics will be preferred while searching.
Fixed: Support Foobar2000 0.95.

MiniLyrics 5.7.3418

New: Support outline lyrics text.
New: Support slideshow background.
New: Load album art as background picture if possible.
New: Add an options to 'Display/Hide artist, album and title info of lyrics'.
Fixed: Some ID3v2 unsynchronized lyrics can't be recognized by MiniLyrics.
Fixed: Sync lyrics line with F7 key on Windows Media Player.
Fixed: Press UP and DOWN key to move up/down lyrics on Winamp5.
Fixed: Several missing translation strings.
Fixed: Remove redundant blank lines of text lyrics.

MiniLyrics 5.6.3363

New: Global hotkey support.
New: Support Helium Music Manager.
New: Support AIMP2 player.
New: Support per-user or per-machine settings in setup program.
New: Support shoutcast online radio in Winamp.
Improved: Lyrics editor.
Improved: Keep blank lines
Fixed: Crash iTunes 7.5 when MiniLyrics quits first.
Fixed: Crash when saving lyrics without artist info.
Fixed: Get artist and title info in XMPlay.
Fixed: Compatible problem with MediaMonkey.
Fixed: Compatible problem with KMP.
Fixed: Right key to forward 5 sec.
Fixed: Save and remove embedded lyrics.

MiniLyrics 5.5.3160

Upgrading is strongly recommended.
Fixed: Crash when searching some lyrics;
Fixed: Windows skin support;
Fixed: Auto download lyrics failed;
Fixed: Auto load Id3v2 unsynchronized lyrics;
Fixed: Support UNICODE language package file;
Fixed: Support Yahoo! Music Jukebox.
New: Windows appearance skin.

MiniLyrics 5.4.3016

Improved: Support Vista, solved several compatibility problems.
Improved: Compatible with Winamp advanced title formatting.
Improved: Rate lyrics function is more easy-to-use.
Improved: Auto search will be canceled if the title name is 'track', 'music', 'cd'.
Improved: Support saving new created lyrics as the file name of the current song file.
Improved: Support uploading more than one lyrics a time.
Improved: Auto save embedded lyrics after the song file is stopped.
Fixed: A random crash.

MiniLyrics 5.3.2810

New: New most easy-to-use synchronized lyrics editor.
Fixed: Randomly crashes on downloading lyrics;
Fixed: Other minor bugs;

MiniLyrics 5.2.2755

New: Display lyrics in Windows Media Player Visualization area;
New: Display lyrics in iTunes Visualization area;
New: Support Windows Media Center;
New: Support AlbumPlayer
New: Support XMPlay 3.4
New: Add downloads and rating info in the lyrics search result;
New: Rate lyrics;
Fixed: Auto hide MiniLyrics on playing movie;
Fixed: Use Winamp 5's default theme color;
Fixed: Other minor bugs;
Fixed: Auto search lyrics with incorrect song title;
Improved: Auto choose the file encoding when saving lyrics;

MiniLyrics 5.1.2728

Upgrading is recommended.
Fixed: use Skins of Winamp5;

MiniLyrics 5.1.2725

New: Add rename, delete, edit Lyrics file in the open lyrics dialog;
Fixed: Sign in error;
Fixed: Some accelerator keys;
Fixed: More lyrics could be searched;

MiniLyrics 5.0.2710

New: Support Windows Mobile/Pocket PC;
New: New user interface;
New: Search lyrics by artist;
Fixed: Support iTunes;
Fixed: Save downloaded lyrics while the song file is .cue extension;
Improved: Make a silence installation package;

MiniLyrics 4.6.2280

New: Support iTunes 7;
New: Support XMPlay;
New: Support J. River Media Center;
Fixed: Support Squid proxy server;
New: Add options of 'Do NOT download text lyrics auto';
Improved: Options of Saving downloaded lyrics;

MiniLyrics 4.5.2266

Fixed: Double line with Karaoke display style.
Fixed: Crash under win9x when deleting lyrics.

MiniLyrics 4.5.2250

New: Support word wrap.
New: Support JetAudio, KMPlayer, Yahoo! Music Engine, Media Jukebox, Bsplayer.
New: More options about transparent settings, support transparent of 'Mouse click through'.
New: Skin for Windows Media Player 11.
Improved: Self Lyrics editor of MiniLyrics, saving lyrics.
Fixed: Bug of saving time offset of ID3v2 Synchronized Lyrics.
Fixed: Auto resize the width of window when MiniLyrics is minimized.

MiniLyrics - 4.3.2195

Fixed: Auto save ID3v2 synchronized/unsynchronized lyrics failed, if no ID3v2 tag is in the mp3 file.

MiniLyrics - 4.3.2190

New: Use default Internet proxy server setting of IE when MiniLyrics starts first time.
Fixed: Crash with Foobar2000 0.9 when searching lyrics automatically.
Fixed: Crash with Winamp when playing real media file.

MiniLyrics - 4.3.2175

Remove ad system from MiniLyrics, Of course MiniLyrics is still free for you to try before you buy.
1. New: Support to save/load ID3v2 synchronized and unsynchronized lyrics in the mp3 file. iTunes and Windows Media Player could view lyrics that MiniLyrics saves in the mp3 file.
2. New: Support Enhanced LRC format lyrics (Karaoke lyrics).
3. New: Support Foobar2000 0.9.
4. New: Detect and select Language packages automatically.
5. Improved: horizontal scroll lyrics display style, lyrics scrolls more smoothly.
6. Improved: 'Restart MiniLyrics' program will not modify the option of 'start with player'.
7. Fixed: Be compatible with multiple display monitors.
8. Fixed: Be Compatible with Winamp Media Library.

MiniLyrics - 4.2.2061

1. New: Support MediaMonkey.
2. New: 3 new cool skins (for Quintessential Player, RealPlayer, iTunes6).
3. Improved: auto search lyrics, added the prompt information.
4. Improved: Support iTunes more perfectly.
5. Improved: the 'horizontal scroll style'.
6. Fixed: support MUSICMATCH jukebox.
7. Fixed: saving lyrics in mp3 file automatically.

MiniLyrics - 4.1.2019

1. Fixed the bug of supporting windows 9x.
2. Support proxy user authentication.
3. Solve some other bugs.

MiniLyrics - 4.0.1978

1. Fixed the bug of open text lyrics file.

MiniLyrics - 4.0.1977

1. Support UNICODE character encoding, MiniLyrics could display all kinds of language lyrics.
2. Support save the character encoding of lyrics.
3. Add new skin for WMP10.
4. Add default color themes for skins.
5. Add the uploaded lyrics management.
6. Add the function of deleting lyrics in mp3 file.
7. Add separate font settings for English and other language lyrics.
8. Solve some bugs in self lyrics edit.
9. Solve some other bugs.

MiniLyrics - 3.7.1810

1. Add 10 more color and font scheme;
2. Support loading background picture into lyrics display window;
3. Support docking functions in iTunes;
4. Add the option for lyrics encoding;
5.Support *.srt format to support viewing subtitles while watching movies;
6.Add Opacity percentage settings in display menu;
7.Disable transparent display option in Edit mode;
8.Solve the lyrics switch problem in Quintessential player;
9.Solve the one error in overwriting lyrics while uploading;
10. Solve the conflicting with Winamp Media Library while closing the lyrics window;

MiniLyrics - 3.5.1668

1.Add in the preference the choice of saving lyrics directly into mp3 files
2.Add the button to access the overall context menu in the floating node
3.Auto hide the lyrics while playing movies
4.Auto fill lyrics info while saving the lyrics into the mp3 files.
5.Added new hotkey to activate lyrics window.
6.Users can move lyrics together with mp3 into disk.
7.Solved the problem of online search in win9x Os systems
8.Solved the problem of maximum length restriction of lyrics in win9x OS systems.
9.Fix the problem of displaying lyrics in dual monitors
10.Solve the problem that displaying option can't be changed as the song switched.
11.FIx the pause problems in tray controller for windows media player
12.Modify the setting options of proxy server.
13. Add several language packages.

MiniLyrics - 3.3.148

1. Display dialog box to show ongoing process when interacting with server.
2. Added a new option to let users hide the floating toolbar.
3.Added a new function to remember the lyrics window width before closing it.
4.Fix one display error in showing Korean lyrics
5.Solved the connection error due to the problems in proxy server settings
6.Solved one crash exception happened in online search.

MiniLyrics - 3.3.1370

1. Added the floating toolbar into the screen to facilitate the access of some common options.
2. Added the new option 'Fadeout Background' in the display preference.
3. Added the internet connection test wizard.
4. Added a new skin 'Green Sparkle'.
5. Fixed a bug in displaying txt based lyrics.
6. Solved one exception that causes crashes of the software.
7. Solved one bug of the online search lyrics.


1. Solved the bug of the inability to catch the crash report under windowsXP sp2;
2. Solved the crashing exception induced by online search;
3.Added the download options: Users can save the lyrics as the same name as the song.
4.Added the hotkeys : Left and Right arrow keys can scroll the song 5 seconds backward/forward.
5. Optimized the lyrics displaying;
6. Solved the bug of the inability to browse for the local lyrics in lyrics association
7.Modified the Self Lyrics Editor's mode tool tip.
8.Unified the Self Lyrics Editor's Buttons?? colors and styles
9.Added a how-to-launch-the-program message at the end of installation


1.Disable offline search. Online search becomes the only lyrics search means. 2.Shrink the size of the file, but increase the stability of server functions.
3. Solve the bug of lyrics association with '.CUE' cdrom image.
4. Support the old skin of winamp5.


1.Add Self Lyrics Editor.
2.Support Http proxy online search
3. Add the capability to read ID3V2 info into mp3.
4. Support WMP10.
5 Add anticipating support to make lyrics look more smooth.
6. In the multi-line display mode, dilute the color of the approximate lines from current line.
7. Simplify the process of lyrics uploading by reducing the some search methods.
8. Simplify the lyrics search by reducing the number of lyrics listed in the table.
9. Correct one exception bug that causes crashes.


1.Solve the crash problem when submitting lyrics in Win98

MiniLyrics- 3.0.736

1.Solve one problem causing crash;
2.Improve the user interface in searching and uploading lyrics;
3.Fix the error in checking version;
4.Fix the bug of 'not able to continue installing software';
5.Fix the bug of mistakenly filtering the song title;
6.Add forum and Bug report link into the 'About' menu;
7.Solve the problem of exiting the software too slow at times;
8.Fix a problem in 'Running MiniLyrics' while re-initiating the software
9.Fix some bugs in MusicMatch Jukebox

MiniLyrics- 3.0.675

1.Solve two critical crashing bugs;
2.correct one error in scroll bar
3.Add the function for checking newer version