Roll back to build 588 (build 709 definitely has fading issues) Are you overlooking the top two options? Auto-advance Fading: No fading Manual Track Change Fading: No fading Crossfade Length: This should have no effect with the fading options disabled. Fade play/pause/stop: Off Fade on seek: Off Cut Silence: This should have no impact on the fading. These are my own settings: