Parole Media Player 0.9.2 Released

With a huge code cleanup effort, complete plugin development documentation, and numerous bug fixes, Parole Media Player 0.9.2 paves the way for future development.

What’s New?


  • Homepage updated to
  • Xfce URLs were switched to HTTPS

New Features

  • A new keyboard shortcut helper was added to the Help menu
  • New B and N keybindings for the previous and next track

Bug Fixes

  • Null pointer dereference (Coverity #1375856)
  • Adding directories to the queue from the commandline (Xfce #12899)
  • Shuffle functionality also repeats indefinitely (Xfce #12010)
  • The display order of audio and subtitle tracks is wrong (Xfce #13268)
  • “Clear Recent” functionality clears all history (Xfce #13493)
  • Ctrl + Q keybinding does not work in fullscreen (Xfce #13549)
  • Strings are not properly escaped in the audiobox widget


Available here

  • Completed the Parole Plugins documentation (100% symbol coverage)
  • Improved documentation quality
  • Corrected several typos

Code Quality

Most of these issues were identified using the excellent cpplint tool.

  • Standardized header guards
  • Standardized includes
  • Added directory path when naming .h files
  • Made numerous whitespace fixes
  • Added braces for if/else bodies with multiple statements
  • The string length was reduced to 120 characters per line
  • Cleaned up the .gitignore and added more definitions

Translation Updates

Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (China), Chinese (Taiwan), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Korean, Lithuanian, Malay, Norwegian Bokmal, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Ukrainian



The latest version of Parole Media Player can always be downloaded from the Xfce archives. Grab version 0.9.2 from the below link.

  • SHA-256: fdd3cbe7b8a74cba6176694e742b44734ee435bb937ec94f59e69b957857c79d
  • SHA-1: 330c81fdcd79f0442e03848c4e63030a8fb047d7
  • MD5: 209d5f2342708b0eaa940d4ca0087cba