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  • 3.0.7.1
    f3940db4 · Bump version to 3.0.7.1 ·
    VLC media player 3.0.7.1 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the eighth release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    This version is a bugfix release, fixing regressions with some AMD
    drivers on Windows, preventing their users to use hardware acceleration.
    
    In addition, it improves Direct3D11 HDR support, and fixes some bluray
    issues.
    
    Check our NEWS file for more details!
    
    Vetinari is a major release changing a lot in the media engine of VLC.
    It is one of the largest release we've ever done.
    
    Notably, it:
     - activates hardware decoding on all platforms, of H.264 & H.265, 8 & 10bits,
       allowing 4K60 or even 8K decoding with little CPU consumption,
     - merges all the code from the mobile ports into the same codebase with
       common numbering and releases,
     - supports 360 video and 3D audio, and prepares for VR content,
     - supports direct HDR and HDR tone-mapping,
     - updates the audio passthrough for HD Audio codecs,
     - allows browsing of local network drives like SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...
     - stores the passwords securely,
     - brings a new subtitle rendering engine, supporting ComplexTextLayout
       and font fallback to support multiple languages and fonts,
     - supports ChromeCast with the new renderer framework,
     - adds support for numerous new formats and codecs, including WebVTT,
       AV1, TTML, HQX, 708, Cineform, and many more,
     - improves Bluray support with Java menus, aka BD-J,
     - updates the macOS interface with major cleaning and improvements,
     - support HiDPI UI on Windows, with the switch to Qt5,
     - prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and
       switches to OpenGL by default on Linux.
    
  • 3.0.7
    86cee310 · Update NEWS ·
    VLC media player 3.0.7 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the eighth release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    This updates contains a various fixes and improvements
     - Better support for casting with the new Chromecast app
     - Fixes HLG & 12bits display with D3D11
     - Fixes UPNP support on macOS with multiple network interfaces
     - Fixes audio pass through on Android 23
     - Fixes video output crashes on iOS
    
    And it mostly focuses on security, fixing various buffer overflows, uses
    after free, integer overflow & underflow.
    Over 35 security issues were fixed.
    This was made possible by the Europeean Commission through the
    EU-FOSSA 2 program. The VideoLAN team would like to thank them!
    
    Check our NEWS file for more details!
    
    Vetinari is a major release changing a lot in the media engine of VLC.
    It is one of the largest release we've ever done.
    
    Notably, it:
     - activates hardware decoding on all platforms, of H.264 & H.265, 8 & 10bits,
       allowing 4K60 or even 8K decoding with little CPU consumption,
     - merges all the code from the mobile ports into the same codebase with
       common numbering and releases,
     - supports 360 video and 3D audio, and prepares for VR content,
     - supports direct HDR and HDR tone-mapping,
     - updates the audio passthrough for HD Audio codecs,
     - allows browsing of local network drives like SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...
     - stores the passwords securely,
     - brings a new subtitle rendering engine, supporting ComplexTextLayout
       and font fallback to support multiple languages and fonts,
     - supports ChromeCast with the new renderer framework,
     - adds support for numerous new formats and codecs, including WebVTT,
       AV1, TTML, HQX, 708, Cineform, and many more,
     - improves Bluray support with Java menus, aka BD-J,
     - updates the macOS interface with major cleaning and improvements,
     - support HiDPI UI on Windows, with the switch to Qt5,
     - prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and
       switches to OpenGL by default on Linux.
    
  • 3.0.6
    5803e85f · Update NEWS ·
    VLC media player 3.0.6 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the seventh release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    This updates contains a various fixes and improvements:
     - Fixes some subtitles not being displayed
     - Improves HDR support in AV1
     - Adds support for 12bits AV1 decoding
    
    Check our NEWS file for more details!
    
    Vetinari is a major release changing a lot in the media engine of VLC.
    It is one of the largest release we've ever done.
    
    Notably, it:
     - activates hardware decoding on all platforms, of H.264 & H.265, 8 & 10bits,
       allowing 4K60 or even 8K decoding with little CPU consumption,
     - merges all the code from the mobile ports into the same codebase with
       common numbering and releases,
     - supports 360 video and 3D audio, and prepares for VR content,
     - supports direct HDR and HDR tone-mapping,
     - updates the audio passthrough for HD Audio codecs,
     - allows browsing of local network drives like SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...
     - stores the passwords securely,
     - brings a new subtitle rendering engine, supporting ComplexTextLayout
       and font fallback to support multiple languages and fonts,
     - supports ChromeCast with the new renderer framework,
     - adds support for numerous new formats and codecs, including WebVTT,
       AV1, TTML, HQX, 708, Cineform, and many more,
     - improves Bluray support with Java menus, aka BD-J,
     - updates the macOS interface with major cleaning and improvements,
     - support HiDPI UI on Windows, with the switch to Qt5,
     - prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and
       switches to OpenGL by default on Linux.
    
  • 3.0.5-2
    VLC media player 3.0.5 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the sixth release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    This update fixes many issues, including but not limited to:
     - Various AV1 support improvements
     - Adds a new & fast AV1 decoder
     - Enables runtime hardening on macOS Mojave
     - Updates dark mode on macOS
     - Improves BluRay playback
     - Improves RTSP playback
     - Fixes many Direct3D11 issues
    
    And many other miscallaneous bug fixes.
    
    Check our NEWS file for more details!
    
    3.0.5-2 fixes a DVD subtitle regression on Windows, compared to 3.0.5-1.
    
    Vetinari is a major release changing a lot in the media engine of VLC.
    It is one of the largest release we've ever done.
    
    Notably, it:
     - activates hardware decoding on all platforms, of H.264 & H.265, 8 & 10bits,
       allowing 4K60 or even 8K decoding with little CPU consumption,
     - merges all the code from the mobile ports into the same codebase with
       common numbering and releases,
     - supports 360 video and 3D audio, and prepares for VR content,
     - supports direct HDR and HDR tone-mapping,
     - updates the audio passthrough for HD Audio codecs,
     - allows browsing of local network drives like SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...
     - stores the passwords securely,
     - brings a new subtitle rendering engine, supporting ComplexTextLayout
       and font fallback to support multiple languages and fonts,
     - supports ChromeCast with the new renderer framework,
     - adds support for numerous new formats and codecs, including WebVTT,
       AV1, TTML, HQX, 708, Cineform, and many more,
     - improves Bluray support with Java menus, aka BD-J,
     - updates the macOS interface with major cleaning and improvements,
     - support HiDPI UI on Windows, with the switch to Qt5,
     - prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and
       switches to OpenGL by default on Linux.
    
  • 3.0.5-1
    VLC media player 3.0.5 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the sixth release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    This update fixes many issues, including but not limited to:
     - Various AV1 support improvements
     - Adds a new & fast AV1 decoder
     - Enables runtime hardening on macOS Mojave
     - Updates dark mode on macOS
     - Improves BluRay playback
     - Improves RTSP playback
     - Fixes many Direct3D11 issues
    
    And many other miscallaneous bug fixes.
    
    Check our NEWS file for more details!
    
    3.0.5-1 fixes build issues for macOS, compared to 3.0.5.
    
    Vetinari is a major release changing a lot in the media engine of VLC.
    It is one of the largest release we've ever done.
    
    Notably, it:
     - activates hardware decoding on all platforms, of H.264 & H.265, 8 & 10bits,
       allowing 4K60 or even 8K decoding with little CPU consumption,
     - merges all the code from the mobile ports into the same codebase with
       common numbering and releases,
     - supports 360 video and 3D audio, and prepares for VR content,
     - supports direct HDR and HDR tone-mapping,
     - updates the audio passthrough for HD Audio codecs,
     - allows browsing of local network drives like SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...
     - stores the passwords securely,
     - brings a new subtitle rendering engine, supporting ComplexTextLayout
       and font fallback to support multiple languages and fonts,
     - supports ChromeCast with the new renderer framework,
     - adds support for numerous new formats and codecs, including WebVTT,
       AV1, TTML, HQX, 708, Cineform, and many more,
     - improves Bluray support with Java menus, aka BD-J,
     - updates the macOS interface with major cleaning and improvements,
     - support HiDPI UI on Windows, with the switch to Qt5,
     - prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and
       switches to OpenGL by default on Linux.
    
  • 3.0.5
    46ef4b5c · Update PO ·
    VLC media player 3.0.5 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the sixth release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    This update fixes many issues, including but not limited to:
     - Various AV1 support improvements
     - Adds a new & fast AV1 decoder
     - Enables runtime hardening on macOS Mojave
     - Updates dark mode on macOS
     - Improves BluRay playback
     - Improves RTSP playback
     - Fixes many Direct3D11 issues
    
    And many other miscallaneous bug fixes.
    
    Check our NEWS file for more details!
    
    Vetinari is a major release changing a lot in the media engine of VLC.
    It is one of the largest release we've ever done.
    
    Notably, it:
     - activates hardware decoding on all platforms, of H.264 & H.265, 8 & 10bits,
       allowing 4K60 or even 8K decoding with little CPU consumption,
     - merges all the code from the mobile ports into the same codebase with
       common numbering and releases,
     - supports 360 video and 3D audio, and prepares for VR content,
     - supports direct HDR and HDR tone-mapping,
     - updates the audio passthrough for HD Audio codecs,
     - allows browsing of local network drives like SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...
     - stores the passwords securely,
     - brings a new subtitle rendering engine, supporting ComplexTextLayout
       and font fallback to support multiple languages and fonts,
     - supports ChromeCast with the new renderer framework,
     - adds support for numerous new formats and codecs, including WebVTT,
       AV1, TTML, HQX, 708, Cineform, and many more,
     - improves Bluray support with Java menus, aka BD-J,
     - updates the macOS interface with major cleaning and improvements,
     - support HiDPI UI on Windows, with the switch to Qt5,
     - prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and
       switches to OpenGL by default on Linux.
    
  • 3.0.4
    VLC media player 3.0.4 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the fifth release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    This update fixes many issues, including but not limited to:
     - Various crashes when using hardware decoding on Windows
     - Low FPS playback
     - DVD subtitle display
     - Improves macOS fonts rendering
     - Restores extension display on Windows
     - Miscellaneous crash fixes
    
    It also:
     - Fixes numerous security issues.
     - Adds AV1 support
    
    Check our NEWS file for more details!
    
    Vetinari is a major release changing a lot in the media engine of VLC.
    It is one of the largest release we've ever done.
    
    Notably, it:
     - activates hardware decoding on all platforms, of H.264 & H.265, 8 & 10bits,
       allowing 4K60 or even 8K decoding with little CPU consumption,
     - merges all the code from the mobile ports into the same codebase with
       common numbering and releases,
     - supports 360 video and 3D audio, and prepares for VR content,
     - supports direct HDR and HDR tone-mapping,
     - updates the audio passthrough for HD Audio codecs,
     - allows browsing of local network drives like SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...
     - stores the passwords securely,
     - brings a new subtitle rendering engine, supporting ComplexTextLayout
       and font fallback to support multiple languages and fonts,
     - supports ChromeCast with the new renderer framework,
     - adds support for numerous new formats and codecs, including WebVTT,
       AV1, TTML, HQX, 708, Cineform, and many more,
     - improves Bluray support with Java menus, aka BD-J,
     - updates the macOS interface with major cleaning and improvements,
     - support HiDPI UI on Windows, with the switch to Qt5,
     - prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and
       switches to OpenGL by default on Linux.
    
    And so many other things...
    
  • 3.0.3-1
    VLC media player 3.0.3 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the fourth release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    This update fixes many issues, including but not limited to:
     - subtitles behaviour on pause,
     - numerous improvements on hardware acceleration on macOS/iOS,
     - improvements and fixes on Ogg, MKV and TS formats,
     - crashes in D3D11 output on Windows,
     - improvements on font rendering,
     - fixes for amem, audioscrobbler, qt, macOS, avcodec encoding, srt,
     - updates of translations
    
    Check our NEWS file for more details!
    
    Vetinari (3.0) is a major release changing a lot in the media engine of VLC.
    It is one of the largest release we've ever done.
    
    Notably, it:
     - activates hardware decoding on all platforms, of H.264 & H.265, 8 & 10bits,
       allowing 4K60 or even 8K decoding with little CPU consumption,
     - merges all the code from the mobile ports into the same codebase with
       common numbering and releases,
     - supports 360 video and 3D audio, and prepares for VR content,
     - supports direct HDR and HDR tone-mapping,
     - updates the audio passthrough for HD Audio codecs,
     - allows browsing of local network drives like SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...
     - stores the passwords securely,
     - brings a new subtitle rendering engine, supporting ComplexTextLayout
       and font fallback to support multiple languages and fonts,
     - supports ChromeCast with the new renderer framework,
     - adds support for numerous new formats and codecs, including WebVTT,
       AV1, TTML, HQX, 708, Cineform, and many more,
     - improves Bluray support with Java menus, aka BD-J,
     - updates the macOS interface with major cleaning and improvements,
     - support HiDPI UI on Windows, with the switch to Qt5,
     - prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and
       switches to OpenGL by default on Linux.
    
    And so many other things...
    
    This 3.0.3-1 tag is a small tag above 3.0.3 for building reasons
    
  • 3.0.3
    VLC media player 3.0.3 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the fourth release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    This update fixes many issues, including but not limited to:
     - subtitles behaviour on pause,
     - numerous improvements on hardware acceleration on macOS/iOS,
     - improvements and fixes on Ogg, MKV and TS formats,
     - crashes in D3D11 output on Windows,
     - improvements on font rendering,
     - fixes for amem, audioscrobbler, qt, macOS, avcodec encoding, srt,
     - updates of translations
    
    Check our NEWS file for more details!
    
    Vetinari is a major release changing a lot in the media engine of VLC.
    It is one of the largest release we've ever done.
    
    Notably, it:
     - activates hardware decoding on all platforms, of H.264 & H.265, 8 & 10bits,
       allowing 4K60 or even 8K decoding with little CPU consumption,
     - merges all the code from the mobile ports into the same codebase with
       common numbering and releases,
     - supports 360 video and 3D audio, and prepares for VR content,
     - supports direct HDR and HDR tone-mapping,
     - updates the audio passthrough for HD Audio codecs,
     - allows browsing of local network drives like SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...
     - stores the passwords securely,
     - brings a new subtitle rendering engine, supporting ComplexTextLayout
       and font fallback to support multiple languages and fonts,
     - supports ChromeCast with the new renderer framework,
     - adds support for numerous new formats and codecs, including WebVTT,
       AV1, TTML, HQX, 708, Cineform, and many more,
     - improves Bluray support with Java menus, aka BD-J,
     - updates the macOS interface with major cleaning and improvements,
     - support HiDPI UI on Windows, with the switch to Qt5,
     - prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and
       switches to OpenGL by default on Linux.
    
    And so many other things...
    
  • 3.0.2
    d7b653cf · Update NEWS ·
    VLC media player 3.0.2 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the third release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    This second update fixes many issues, including but not limited to:
    - Direct3D11 crash fixes & performance improvements
    - macOS hardware decoding crash fixes & performance improvements
    - MKV crash fixes
    - Many Qt & macOS interface fixes
    - Multiple DVD & BluRay fixes
    - Improvements of video filters & screenshots when using hardware
    decoding
    
    Check our NEWS file for more details!
    
    Vetinari is a major release changing a lot in the media engine of VLC.
    It is one of the largest release we've ever done.
    
    Notably, it:
     - activates hardware decoding on all platforms, of H.264 & H.265, 8 &
    10bits,
       allowing 4K60 or even 8K decoding with little CPU consumption,
     - merges all the code from the mobile ports into the same codebase with
       common numbering and releases,
     - supports 360 video and 3D audio, and prepares for VR content,
     - supports direct HDR and HDR tone-mapping,
     - updates the audio passthrough for HD Audio codecs,
     - allows browsing of local network drives like SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...
     - stores the passwords securely,
     - brings a new subtitle rendering engine, supporting ComplexTextLayout
       and font fallback to support multiple languages and fonts,
     - supports ChromeCast with the new renderer framework,
     - adds support for numerous new formats and codecs, including WebVTT,
       AV1, TTML, HQX, 708, Cineform, and many more,
     - improves Bluray support with Java menus, aka BD-J,
     - updates the macOS interface with major cleaning and improvements,
     - support HiDPI UI on Windows, with the switch to Qt5,
     - prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and
       switches to OpenGL by default on Linux.
    
    And so many other things... See our NEWS file!
    
  • 3.0.1
    ec0f700f · Update PO files ·
    VLC media player 3.0.1 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the second release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    This first update fixes many issues, including but not limited to:
    - Many improvements to our chromecast support
    - Fixing Direct3D11 crashes & memory consumption
    - Qt interface fixes for HiDPI screens
    - MacOS interface improvements
    - Miscellaneous hardware decoding fixes
    - Miscellaneous bug fixes
    - Fix a crash on exit on windows
    
    Check our NEWS file for more details!
    
    Vetinari is a major release changing a lot in the media engine of VLC.
    It is one of the largest release we've ever done.
    
    Notably, it:
     - activates hardware decoding on all platforms, of H.264 & H.265, 8 &
    10bits,
       allowing 4K60 or even 8K decoding with little CPU consumption,
     - merges all the code from the mobile ports into the same codebase with
       common numbering and releases,
     - supports 360 video and 3D audio, and prepares for VR content,
     - supports direct HDR and HDR tone-mapping,
     - updates the audio passthrough for HD Audio codecs,
     - allows browsing of local network drives like SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...
     - stores the passwords securely,
     - brings a new subtitle rendering engine, supporting ComplexTextLayout
       and font fallback to support multiple languages and fonts,
     - supports ChromeCast with the new renderer framework,
     - adds support for numerous new formats and codecs, including WebVTT,
       AV1, TTML, HQX, 708, Cineform, and many more,
     - improves Bluray support with Java menus, aka BD-J,
     - updates the macOS interface with major cleaning and improvements,
     - support HiDPI UI on Windows, with the switch to Qt5,
     - prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and
       switches to OpenGL by default on Linux.
    
    And so many other things... See our NEWS file!
    
  • 3.0.0-1
    VLC media player 3.0.0 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the first release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    WeatherWax is a major release changing a lot in the media engine of VLC.
    It is one of the largest release we've ever done.
    
    Notably, it:
     - activates hardware decoding on all platforms, of H.264 & H.265, 8 & 10bits,
       allowing 4K60 or even 8K decoding with little CPU consumption,
     - merges all the code from the mobile ports into the same codebase with
       common numbering and releases,
     - supports 360 video and 3D audio, and prepares for VR content,
     - supports direct HDR and HDR tone-mapping,
     - updates the audio passthrough for HD Audio codecs,
     - allows browsing of local network drives like SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...
     - stores the passwords securely,
     - brings a new subtitle rendering engine, supporting ComplexTextLayout
       and font fallback to support multiple languages and fonts,
     - supports ChromeCast with the new renderer framework,
     - adds support for numerous new formats and codecs, including WebVTT,
       AV1, TTML, HQX, 708, Cineform, and many more,
     - improves Bluray support with Java menus, aka BD-J,
     - updates the macOS interface with major cleaning and improvements,
     - support HiDPI UI on Windows, with the switch to Qt5,
     - prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and
       switches to OpenGL by default on Linux.
    
    And so many other things... See our NEWS file!
    
    Special tag for win64 dialogs :)
  • 3.0.0-2
    VLC media player 3.0.0 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the first release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    WeatherWax is a major release changing a lot in the media engine of VLC.
    It is one of the largest release we've ever done.
    
    Notably, it:
     - activates hardware decoding on all platforms, of H.264 & H.265, 8 & 10bits,
       allowing 4K60 or even 8K decoding with little CPU consumption,
     - merges all the code from the mobile ports into the same codebase with
       common numbering and releases,
     - supports 360 video and 3D audio, and prepares for VR content,
     - supports direct HDR and HDR tone-mapping,
     - updates the audio passthrough for HD Audio codecs,
     - allows browsing of local network drives like SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...
     - stores the passwords securely,
     - brings a new subtitle rendering engine, supporting ComplexTextLayout
       and font fallback to support multiple languages and fonts,
     - supports ChromeCast with the new renderer framework,
     - adds support for numerous new formats and codecs, including WebVTT,
       AV1, TTML, HQX, 708, Cineform, and many more,
     - improves Bluray support with Java menus, aka BD-J,
     - updates the macOS interface with major cleaning and improvements,
     - support HiDPI UI on Windows, with the switch to Qt5,
     - prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and
       switches to OpenGL by default on Linux.
    
    And so many other things... See our NEWS file!
    
    Special tag for win64 dialogs :) (again)
  • 3.0.0.1
    VLC media player 3.0.0 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the first release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    WeatherWax is a major release changing a lot in the media engine of VLC.
    It is one of the largest release we've ever done.
    
    Notably, it:
     - activates hardware decoding on all platforms, of H.264 & H.265, 8 & 10bits,
       allowing 4K60 or even 8K decoding with little CPU consumption,
     - merges all the code from the mobile ports into the same codebase with
       common numbering and releases,
     - supports 360 video and 3D audio, and prepares for VR content,
     - supports direct HDR and HDR tone-mapping,
     - updates the audio passthrough for HD Audio codecs,
     - allows browsing of local network drives like SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...
     - stores the passwords securely,
     - brings a new subtitle rendering engine, supporting ComplexTextLayout
       and font fallback to support multiple languages and fonts,
     - supports ChromeCast with the new renderer framework,
     - adds support for numerous new formats and codecs, including WebVTT,
       AV1, TTML, HQX, 708, Cineform, and many more,
     - improves Bluray support with Java menus, aka BD-J,
     - updates the macOS interface with major cleaning and improvements,
     - support HiDPI UI on Windows, with the switch to Qt5,
     - prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and
       switches to OpenGL by default on Linux.
    
    And so many other things... See our NEWS file!
    
    Special tag for win64 dialogs :)
  • 3.0.0
    VLC media player 3.0.0 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the first release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    WeatherWax is a major release changing a lot in the media engine of VLC.
    It is one of the largest release we've ever done.
    
    Notably, it:
     - activates hardware decoding on all platforms, of H.264 & H.265, 8 & 10bits,
       allowing 4K60 or even 8K decoding with little CPU consumption,
     - merges all the code from the mobile ports into the same codebase with
       common numbering and releases,
     - supports 360 video and 3D audio, and prepares for VR content,
     - supports direct HDR and HDR tone-mapping,
     - updates the audio passthrough for HD Audio codecs,
     - allows browsing of local network drives like SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...
     - stores the passwords securely,
     - brings a new subtitle rendering engine, supporting ComplexTextLayout
       and font fallback to support multiple languages and fonts,
     - supports ChromeCast with the new renderer framework,
     - adds support for numerous new formats and codecs, including WebVTT,
       AV1, TTML, HQX, 708, Cineform, and many more,
     - improves Bluray support with Java menus, aka BD-J,
     - updates the macOS interface with major cleaning and improvements,
     - support HiDPI UI on Windows, with the switch to Qt5,
     - prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and
       switches to OpenGL by default on Linux.
    
    And so many other things... See our NEWS file!
  • 3.0.0-rc8
    VLC media player 3.0.0 'WeatherWax' Release Candidate 8
    
    This is the eighth release candidate of VLC 3.0, named "WeatherWax"
    
    WeatherWax is a major release changing a lot in the media engine of VLC.
    Notably, it:
     - activates hardware decoding on all platforms, of H.264 & H.265, 8 & 10bits,
       allowing 4K60 or even 8K decoding with little CPU consumption;
     - merges all the code from the mobile ports into the same release,
     - supports 360 video and 3D audio, and prepares for VR content,
     - supports direct HDR and HDR tone-mapping,
     - updates the audio passthrough for HD Audio codecs,
     - allows browsing of local network drives like SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...
     - stores the passwords securely
     - brings a new subtitle rendering engine, supporting ComplexTextLayout
       and font fallback
     - supports ChromeCast with the new renderer framework,
     - adds support for numerous new formats and codecs, including WebVTT,
       AV1, TTML, HQX, 708 and Cineform,
     - improves Bluray support with Java menus,
     - updates the macOS interface with major cleaning,
     - support HiDPI UI on Windows,
     - prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and switches to OpenGL by default.
    
    And so many other things...
  • 3.0.0-rc7
    VLC media player 3.0.0 'WeatherWax' Release Candidate 7
    
    This is the seventh release candidate of VLC 3.0, named "WeatherWax"
    
    WeatherWax is a major release changing a lot in the media engine of VLC.
    Notably, it:
     - activates hardware decoding on all platforms, of H.264 & H.265, 8 & 10bits,
       allowing 4K60 or even 8K decoding with little CPU consumption;
     - merges all the code from the mobile ports into the same release,
     - supports 360 video and 3D audio, and prepares for VR content,
     - supports direct HDR and HDR tone-mapping,
     - updates the audio passthrough for HD Audio codecs,
     - allows browsing of local network drives like SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...
     - stores the passwords securely
     - brings a new subtitle rendering engine, supporting ComplexTextLayout
       and font fallback
     - supports ChromeCast with the new renderer framework,
     - adds support for numerous new formats and codecs, including WebVTT,
       AV1, TTML, HQX, 708 and Cineform,
     - improves Bluray support with Java menus,
     - updates the macOS interface with major cleaning,
     - support HiDPI UI on Windows,
     - prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and switches to OpenGL by default.
    
    And so many other things...
  • 3.0.0-rc6
    VLC media player 3.0.0 'WeatherWax' Release Candidate 6
    
    This is the sixth release candidate of VLC 3.0, named "WeatherWax"
    
    WeatherWax is a major release changing a lot in the media engine of VLC.
    Notably, it:
     - activates hardware decoding on all platforms, of H.264 & H.265, 8 & 10bits,
       allowing 4K60 or even 8K decoding with little CPU consumption;
     - merges all the code from the mobile ports into the same release,
     - supports 360 video and 3D audio, and prepares for VR content,
     - supports direct HDR and HDR tone-mapping,
     - updates the audio passthrough for HD Audio codecs,
     - allows browsing of local network drives like SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...
     - stores the passwords securely
     - brings a new subtitle rendering engine, supporting ComplexTextLayout
       and font fallback
     - supports ChromeCast with the new renderer framework,
     - adds support for numerous new formats and codecs, including WebVTT,
       AV1, TTML, HQX, 708 and Cineform,
     - improves Bluray support with Java menus,
     - updates the macOS interface with major cleaning,
     - support HiDPI UI on Windows,
     - prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and switches to OpenGL by default.
    
    And so many other things...
  • 3.0.0-rc5
    f53236af · Update PO files ·
    VLC media player 3.0.0 'WeatherWax' Release Candidate 5
    
    This is the fifth release candidate of VLC 3.0, named "WeatherWax"
    
    WeatherWax is a major release changing a lot in the media engine of VLC.
    Notably, it:
     - activates hardware decoding on all platforms, of H.264 & H.265, 8 & 10bits,
       allowing 4K60 or even 8K decoding with little CPU consumption;
     - merges all the code from the mobile ports into the same release,
     - supports 360 video and 3D audio, and prepares for VR content,
     - supports direct HDR and HDR tone-mapping,
     - updates the audio passthrough for HD Audio codecs,
     - allows browsing of local network drives like SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...
     - stores the passwords securely
     - brings a new subtitle rendering engine, supporting ComplexTextLayout
       and font fallback
     - supports ChromeCast with the new renderer framework,
     - adds support for numerous new formats and codecs, including WebVTT,
       AV1, TTML, HQX, 708 and Cineform,
     - updates the macOS interface with major cleaning,
     - support HiDPI UI on Windows,
     - prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and switches to OpenGL by default.
    
    And so many other things...
  • 3.0.0-rc4
    VLC media player 3.0.0 'WeatherWax' Release Candidate 4
    
    This is the fourth release candidate of VLC 3.0, named "WeatherWax"
    
    WeatherWax is a major release changing a lot in the media engine of VLC.
    Notably, it:
     - activates hardware decoding on all platforms, of H.264 & H.265, 8 & 10bits,
       allowing 4K60 or even 8K decoding with little CPU consumption;
     - merges all the code from the mobile ports into the same release,
     - supports 360 video and 3D audio, and prepares for VR content,
     - supports direct HDR and HDR tone-mapping,
     - updates the audio passthrough for HD Audio codecs,
     - allows browsing of local network drives like SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...
     - stores the passwords securely
     - brings a new subtitle rendering engine, supporting ComplexTextLayout
       and font fallback
     - supports ChromeCast with the new renderer framework,
     - adds support for numerous new formats and codecs, including WebVTT,
       AV1, TTML, HQX, 708 and Cineform,
     - updates the macOS interface with major cleaning,
     - support HiDPI UI on Windows,
     - prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and switches to OpenGL by default.
    
    And so many other things...