Commit 63e06636 authored by Felix Paul Kühne's avatar Felix Paul Kühne
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* couple of NEWS updates and typo fixes here and there

parent 13cf0bf0
......@@ -18,13 +18,13 @@ Important notes:
- On Mac OS X, you can find it in VLC.app/Contents/MacOS/share/http/.hosts
and respectively in VLC.app/Contents/MacOS/share/http/old/.hosts
* This version of VLC contains a new interface for Windows and Linux. This
interface lacks a few features that used to be present in vlc 0.8.6:
interface lacks a few features that used to be present in VLC 0.8.6:
- "Streaming wizard" and "VLM control". These features will be replaced
by a better alternative in the next version. If you absolutely need these
features, we advise you to keep vlc 0.8.6
features, we advise you to keep VLC 0.8.6
- Similarly, "Bookmarks" will be reintroduced in an improved version at a
later point
* The default for --sout-keep has changed. It's now activated by default.
* The behavior of --sout-keep has changed. It's now activated by default.
* The marq, mosaic and logo commands in the rc interface changed. They
now require a target name as their first argument. Example:
vlc --sub-filter "marq@test{marquee=Hello}" -I rc <somevideo>
......@@ -35,7 +35,8 @@ Important notes:
Old: '#std{access=rtp,dst=239.255.1.2,sap}'
New: '#rtp{dst=239.255.1.2,sap}'
* You now need to append --m3u-extvlcopt to your command line to enable
EXTVLCOPT options parsing in m3u playlists.
EXTVLCOPT options parsing in m3u playlists. Note that only a limited set
of options is available to m3u playlists.
Changes:
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......@@ -59,7 +60,7 @@ Input/Demuxers:
* JACK audio input support
* MP4 gpac and Apple chapter support
* Input run time option (improved live stream recording)
* Fixed aiff stereo file
* Fixed playback of AIFF stereo files
* Fixed audio glitch on seek
* Improved FLAC demuxer (duration / current time / meta data)
* AAC tags support
......@@ -68,7 +69,7 @@ Input/Demuxers:
* Improved Ogg/Vorbis tags support
* Raw video support
* Standard MIDI File (types 0 & 1) support
* Tivo Series 2 support
* TiVo Series 2 support
* v4l2 access module support
* CD+G karaoke Files support
* MXF files support
......@@ -76,7 +77,7 @@ Input/Demuxers:
Decoders:
* VP60/VP61/VP6F/VP62 support
* MKV USF subtitles support
* HTML based subtitles support
* HTML-based subtitles support
* Flash Screen Video support
* CamStudio Screen Video support
* DosBox Capture support
......@@ -85,17 +86,18 @@ Decoders:
* Fluidsynth MIDI software synthesis (with external sound fonts)
* New codec FOURCCs to support more specific files:
Avid, FCP, Sony, Samsung, ...
* Closed Caption Decoder (DVD, ReplayTV, Tivo, DVB/ATSC)
* Closed Caption Decoder (DVD, ReplayTV, TiVo, DVB/ATSC)
* H.264 PAFF support
* DNxHD / VC-3 support
* NellyMoser ASAO support
* APE ( Monkey audio ) support
* APE (Monkey audio) support
* VBI & EBU (Teletext) support
Encoders:
* Flash Screen Video support
Video output and filters:
* New CoreAnimation output module (Mac OS X 10.5 only)
* Adjust, Invert and Distort (now split into Wave, Ripple, Gradient and
Psychedelic) video filters can now be streamed
* New puzzle video output filter
......@@ -104,7 +106,7 @@ Video output and filters:
video)
* New sharpen video filter (increase the contrast of adjacent pixels)
* New erase video filter (remove a logo from a video)
* Enhancements to subtitles' renderer to support bold, italics and some HTML
* Enhancements to subtitles' renderer to support bold, italic and some HTML
tags
* Support for RGBA and I420 blending. This improves Mosaic CPU usage *a lot*.
* New transparency mask video filter (for use with the mosaic_bridge module).
......@@ -112,13 +114,13 @@ Video output and filters:
was previously part of the mosaic module.
* Fix random characters problem in RSS filter.
* Add rotate-deciangle for more precision on rotate filter
* Support for Intel SSE2 intruction set in chroma converters
* Improved use of Intel MMX intruction set in chroma converters
* Support for Intel SSE2 instruction set in chroma converters
* Improved use of Intel MMX instruction set in chroma converters
Audio output and filters
* Replay gain support.
* Play audio when going slower/faster ( no pitch filter yet ).
* New spatializer audio filter.
* Replay gain support
* Audio playback when going slower/faster (no pitch filter yet)
* New spatializer audio filter
Stream output:
* RTSP for TS-multiplexed broadcast streams
......@@ -136,7 +138,13 @@ Interfaces:
* All
* Improved user interaction
* Improved mouse gestures
* Fastly improved Update checker
* Experimental Lua interface modules. See vlc -I lua for more info
* ncurses interface now uses ncursesw to correctly display wide characters
when using an UTF-8 locale.
* Mac OS X
* Improved video output features
* Access to VideoLAN's Help Wiki within VLC
* Unix
* Option to allow only one running instance, using D-Bus interface.
* D-Bus Interface implementing the MPRIS
......@@ -144,10 +152,8 @@ Interfaces:
interface for media players that intends to become an xdg standard when
finished: http://wiki.xmms2.xmms.se/index.php/Media_Player_Interfaces .
* Motion module use disk accelerometers to keep video horizontal
* Ncurses interface now uses ncursesw to correctly display wide characters
when using an UTF-8 locale.
* Plugin to set Telepathy presence message using MissionControl
* Fix VLM schedule time on Linux.
* Fixed VLM schedule time on Linux
Linux Port:
* VLC now complies with the XDG Base Directory Specification version 0.6
......@@ -156,24 +162,25 @@ Linux Port:
Mac OS X Port:
* Mac OS X Framework that can be used to embed VLC in third party
applications. (Google Summer Of Code Student project).
applications (Google Summer of Code Student project)
* Complete compatibility with Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard
LibVLC:
* Event management and various improvement in libvlc.
(Part of a Google Summer Of Code Student project).
* Event management and various improvements in libvlc
(Part of a Google Summer of Code Student project)
Capture:
* new BDA device driver plugin for DVB-C/S/T capture cards on Microsoft
Windows
Localisations:
New Localizations:
* Finnish
* Persian
* Polish
Changes between 0.8.6c and 0.8.6d:
----------------------------------------------------------
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Various bugfixes:
* Mozilla plugin: supports a reasonable amount of MIME types on Windows
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