Users of the Subsonic music streaming service are probably familiar with DSub, which was already highly praised. Well, it just learned a new tricks. Top billing for this update goes to Chromecast support, which lets you pipe online and local music your nearest HDMI port. That's not all DSub has in store, though.

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Here's the full changelog for DSub version 4.5.2.

  • Add ChromeCast support for music only (Android 2.3+ only)
  • Video/Offline mode to follow
  • More detailed download notification (Android 4.2+)
  • Update background threading architecture to be more efficient
  • Memory optimizations
  • Never sync the demo server
  • Clear album art cache on exit
  • Fix cache cleaner not using pinned music in space calculations
  • Don't scrobble podcasts
  • Fix offline scrobbling bug

It's a nice list of optimizations and tweaks, but you can also get a peek at some upcoming features. DSub has a beta open to all interested parties – just join the Google+ group and opt-in.

[Subsonic Forums – Thanks, +Scott Jackson]