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Changes between 2.0.x and 2.1.0-pre1:
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Important changes:
 * The licenses of numerous modules have changed from GPLv2+ to LGPLv2.1+
 * Discontinued support for PowerPC-based and 32bit Intel-based Macs
   VLC requires Mac OS X 10.6 or later now on 64bit hardware
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 * The --with-tuning and --without-tuning options are removed. To tune
   compilation for a specific processor type, set CFLAGS manually.

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3rd party libraries (contrib):
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 * /extras/contrib has been replaced by a cleaner system in /contrib
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Core:
 * Audio core rewrite
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 * Fix support for .001, .00x split files on Windows
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 * Full support for UNICODE Windows mode
 * Partial support for Windows Store App
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 * Removed SQL support
 * Added audio fingerprinter support
 * Disabled and marked obsolete --language selection
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Decoders:
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 * Support for OPUS via libopus.
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 * Support for CDXL, Ut Video, VBLE, Dxtory codecs via libavcodec.
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 * Numerous improvements on the OpenMAX IL codec
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 * Support for Ulead DV audio
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 * Support for TechSmith Screen Codec 2, Microsoft Expression Encoder Screen,
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   Microsoft Application Screen Decoder 1 (MSS1) and 2 (MSS2)
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 * Support for Indeo Audio Coder, RealAudio Lossless
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 * Add Hardware Acceleration support on OS X for H.264 based upon VDADecoder
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 * Add Hardware Acceleration support on Android Jelly Bean using MediaCodec
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 * Support for SCTE-27 subtitles
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 * Support for VDPAU hardware video decoding acceleration on Linux
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 * Split G.711 decoder from Araw decoder
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Encoders:
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 * high10, high422 and high444 encoding support in h264
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 * QuickSyncVideo Encoding (Intel Media SDK) support using Intel GPU on Windows
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Access:
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 * Screen: add support for OS X Lion and later,
           remove support for previous OS X releases
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 * Major improvements in DASH support
 * Improvements in Blu-Ray module, notably for multiple video tracks support
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 * Important improvements and rewrite of the v4l2 access module
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 * HTTP: support for Internationalized Domain Names
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 * Microsoft Smooth Streaming support (H264 and VC1) developed by Viotech.net
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 * NTSC EIA-608 closed caption input support via V4L2 VBI devices
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 * Add support for VNC/rfb in view only mode
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 * Add support for Remote Desktop/RDP in view only mode
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 * Timecode: generate a clock/timecode as a subtitle track
   vlc video.mkv --input-slave timecode:// --timecode-fps 30/1001
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 * New video capture module for OS X based on AVFoundation
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Demuxers:
 * MP4: partial support for fragmented MP4
 * Vorbis: better support for metadata and cover art
 * AVI: better support for tags and extended metadata
 * Support for FLAC, Atrac and some ADPCM in AVI
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 * Support for DV data type 1 in AVI and 12 bits DV Audio
 * Support for total number of tracks in major container
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 * Support for Cook and Atrac in MKV
 * AVI: support for files produced by Nikon cameras
 * Support for more MJPEG streams
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 * Add support for liveleak streams
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 * Add support for Wave/RF64 files
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Audio output:
 * Windows Audio Session API audio output support
 * OpenBSD sndio audio output support
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 * Important improvements on the Android OpenSL ES module
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 * Android AudioTrack audio output support
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 * OS X Auhal output support for 6.1, 7.1, 8.0 and 8.1 playback and layouts
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 * Rewrite of OSS module to support OSSv4
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 * OS X Auhal output support for multi-buffer output devices
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   This fix was facilitated through a hardware lending by TEAC Europe GmbH
   distributing such devices under the brand "TASCAM" (US-122, US-144, etc.).
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 * Rewrite of AudioQueue module for iOS (and OS X)
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 * New, simplified AudioUnit output module for iOS
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Audio Filters:
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 * New remapping channel filter
 * New filter to enhance stereo effect by mono suppression and delay effect
 * New VSXu visualization plugin
 * ARM NEON acceleration of volume filter
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Video Outputs:
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 * New module to output using Decklink Blackmagic cards
 * New module using OpenMAX IL to output video
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 * OpenGL: use glsl instead of ARB to do the YUV->RGB conversions
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 * OpenGLES: add support for color conversation shaders on Android and iOS
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 * Fix and enable the OpenGL ES1 and ES2 modules
   Also, subpictures now work in the OpenGL ES2 module
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 * Fix the power management issue on Windows for standby management
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 * New output module for iOS using OpenGL ES2
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Video Filters:
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 * New anaglyph video filter which transforms side by side 3D video streams in
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   anaglyph glasses (aka red/blue) compatible images.
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 * Support in deinterlacing filter for most 4:2:0, 4:2:2, 4:4:4 YUV formats
   and for bits depth higher than 8bits (like 10bits)
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 * Improvements on the transform filter, to support 10bits and RGB formats
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 * Revival of the openCV and openCV example filters
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 * ARM NEON acceleration of chroma filters
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Stream Output:
 * Extended support for recording, notably for MKV and AVI
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 * Options support for AVIO output module
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 * Livehttp places more accurate segments durations in playlist
 * Livehttp allows setting cachin-variable in playlist
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 * Livehttp stream encryption support
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 * Livehttp supports changing encryption key and uri on segment change with key-loadfile option
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 * Added chromaprint based audio fingerprinting

Fingerprinters:
 * Added AcoustID/Musicbrainz based fingerprinter
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Interfaces:
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 * configurable password for the HTTP server.
 * .hosts removed from the HTTP server.
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 * fix Lua command line interface console mode under Windows.
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 * Better support for MCE remotes on Windows
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 * Hotkey support for TS program selection
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 * Rewrite of D-Bus inhibit interface
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Services discovery:
 * UPnP A/V subtitles
 * Support for multiple UPnP resources on a single item

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OS X Interface:
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 * add support for multiple video outputs
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 * add accessibility support to playback windows, open panel and fullscreen
   controller
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 * add a GUI to manage podcasts
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 * add a new panel for media conversation and streaming
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 * add a GUI for the QTSound access module to process audio captured locally
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   - This also allows to capture input from a webcam and a mic at the same time.
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 * add a GUI to capture QTSound data along with the current screen content
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 * add an option to let the Apple Remote control the system volume instead of
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   VLC's internal volume level
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 * add a new Subtitles menu to change Subtitles and their properties during
   playback
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 * add the ability to create custom equalizer presets based upon the current
   selection and to manage the list of presets
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 * add custom profiles for video and audio effects, which let the user keep
   multiple configuration sets of all the individual filters
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 * Support for pausing iTunes during media playback with VLC
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 * add support for video filters to clone the video output or split it in parts
 * add A->B loop feature known from the Qt interface
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 * add an option to disable skipping to next/previous file with the Apple Remote
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 * add an option to show next / previous buttons
 * add an option to hide the shuffle and repeat buttons
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 * add an option to hide the audio effects button (default enabled)
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 * add optional playlist columns for track number, genre, album, description,
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   date and language
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 * add options to the Advanced Open File dialog for start and stop time
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 * add an option to play videos as a desktop background
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 * add support for playing video and showing audio visualizations side by side
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 * improve fullscreen controller time slider with larger click target
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 * rewrite of minimal macosx module for use within VLCKit
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 * add support for 'macosx-autoplay' to the Apple Event / Apple Script bindings
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   when adding new inputs - this also affects network streams opened through
   3rd party applications
 * add a UI to the preferences dialog to configure the default application
   handler for ftp, mms, rtmp, rtp, rtsp, sftp, smb and udp streams
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   (system-wide settings)
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 * add support for the Video Title option
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 * add support for the Boss Key
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 * The Streaming/Transcoding wizard and the open dialog's output panel are
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   deprecated now and will be removed in a future release.
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 * Partial support for Qt5.0
 * Menus modifications and improvements
 * Playlist improvements and fixes, including PictureFlow view
 * Streaming output wizard rewrite
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 * Add bitrate graph in information panels
 * Filters panels improvements, notably Equalizer and Compressor
 * EPG display fixes and improvements
 * Add SD pixmap sources
 * Preferences hotkeys management fixes
 * Display playlist total duration
 * Support for a Maximum volume in the UI
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 * Numerous fixes
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 * Add audio track fingerprinting from media info
 * Removed language preference
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 * New profiles format and dialog to handle filters and quality.
   Added new profiles.
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libVLC:
 * new libvlc_audio_output_device_list_get and libvlc_audio_output_device_list_release functions
   to replace the deprecated libvlc_audio_output_device_count, libvlc_audio_output_device_longname
   and libvlc_audio_output_device_id
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 * libvlc_audio_output_get_device_type and libvlc_audio_output_set_device_type are now deprecated
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 * new libvlc_log_subscribe and libvlc_log_unsubscribe function to register logging callbacks
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 * new libvlc_media_tracks_get and libvlc_media_tracks_release methods to get more info about the
   media tracks. libvlc_media_get_tracks_info is now deprecated.
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 * new fingerprinter_Create and fingerprinter_Destroy for fingerprinter support.
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Removed modules:
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 * portaudio audio output: use the native audio output instead
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 * X11 On Screen Display notifications (xosd)
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 * Linux Framebuffer On Screen Display interface (fbosd)
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 * PVR: IVTV analog TV encoder - use V4L instead
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 * RTMP access: use libavformat avio instead
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 * RTMP access_output: use libavformat avio instead
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 * Hildon GUI
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 * MSN messenger "now playing" (broken and unmaintained since VLC 1.0.0)
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 * Telepathy framework "now playing" (broken and unmaintained since VLC 1.0.0)
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 * Nokia/Maemo MCE screen unblanking plugin
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 * Broken crop video filter
 * Switcher module
 * OSD parser and menu
 * Xscreensaver: use xdg-screensaver
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 * Removed DLL loader for non-Windows Operating Systems
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 * SQL Media Library (broken and unmaintained)
 * SQL Lite (only used as SQL Media library backend)
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Changes between 2.0.4 and 2.0.5:
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Access:
 * Fix DVB-S delivery system detection

Audio Output:
 * Fix playback initial synchronization with PulseAudio
   (however similar bugs in PulseAudio version 2.0 and later still exist)
 * Fix file output bug affecting floating point on big endian systems

Demuxers:
 * Fix crash with some embedded subtitle fonts
 * Fix buffer overflow in HTML subtitles parser
 * Fix koreus lua parser
 * Improve reliability for RTSP streams sent by some IP cameras
 * Fix division by 0 in AIFF demuxer
 * Fix some MKV crashes when ordered editions have empty or broken links
 * Fix SWF potential crash on malformed files.

Video filters:
 * Fix crash in Freetype with embedded fonts
 * Fix wrong aspect ratio in some cases

Encoders:
 * Fix Mpeg-2 audio and video encoders initialization

Mac OS X:
 * Fix Reveal-in-Finder for files with non-Western file names
 * Fix crash with local statistics disabled
 * Fix Time counter UI look
 * Fix system sleep issue on OS X 10.5

Win32:
 * Fix https streaming

libVLC:
 * Fix audio and video track selection:
   The constant track identifier is now always used. Some functions previously
   incorrectly used the (moving) index of the track in the table of tracks.

Translations:
 * Update of Asturian, Bengali (India), Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish,
   Dutch, Estonian, French, Galician, Scottish Gaelic, German, Hebrew,
   Italian, Japanese, Khmer, Malayalam, Polish, Slovak, Simplified Chinese,
   Traditional Chinese, Brazilian Portuguese, Turkish, Thai translations
 * Initial translations for Welsh and Interlingua


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Changes between 2.0.3 and 2.0.4:
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Audio Output:
 * Improve playback synchronization with PulseAudio.
 * Fix ALSA digital pass-through ("S/PDIF").
 * Fix live audio device selection on Mac OS X
 * Fix detection of some 5.1 and 7.1 kits on Windows.
 * Fix audio output behavior when the output device is plugged or unplugged
   during playback on Mac OS X

Access:
 * Fix numerous DVD (dvdnav) crashes
 * Fix HTTP playback through proxy and advertise gzip correctly
 * Fix TLS busy-loop during client-side handshake

Codecs:
 * Support for Opus decoding via libopus, including multi-channel files
 * Support MSS1 and MSS2 decoding through DMO libraries
 * Fix Hebrew and Greek subtitles encoding
 * Fix crashes on malformed subtitles and malformed png files
 * Fix crashes when using hardware decoding

Demuxers:
 * Fix issues in Ogg with zero length packets
 * Fix file duration of Ogg/Theora and Ogg/Vorbis files
 * Fix vimeo, koreus and youtube lua parsers
 * Support Youtube live streams

Windows:
 * Fix Wallpaper mode on Windows 7/8

Qt:
 * Fix media info dialog update
 * Fix random/repeat preferences saving
 * Fix crashes when opening audio effects dialog, with skins and playlist
 * Fix crash on association dialog on Windows XP
 * Fix album art display at start

Mac OS X:
 * Fix command-line options to control the interface behavior
 * Deactivate CoreAnimation effects on Leopard
 * Fix menus display and behavior
 * Fix various crashes and small issues including bookmarks, playlist, buttons,
   streaming wizard, video size, hotkeys and fullscreen controller
 * Fix font selection for Unicode subtitles
 * Improve system sleep behavior when playing audio-only media. The screen is
   allowed to sleep while the system is kept awake during playback.
 * Fix code signing of Delete Preferences application
 * Add option to Audio Effects panel to activate the Karaoke filter

Miscellaneous:
 * Fix Notify (D-Bus) plugin deadlock.
 * Fix buffer corruption in freetype and subtitles modules
 * Improve Blu-Ray and HLS support
 * Fix issues on selection of playlist items for WebUI
 * Codec and other 3rd party library updates
 * Fix swscale and canvas behavior with Aspect Ratio
 * Fix mime-type when streaming Webm over HTTP
 * Fix recording behaviour in Windows network environments
 * Codecs and 3rd party libary updates

Translations:
 * Updates of Norwegian Bokmål, Korean, Slovak, Serbian, Russian, Traditional
   Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Portuguese, Walloon, Turkish, Thai, Polish,
   Dutch, Khmer, Hindi, Japanese, Galician, Hebrew, German, Breton, Scottish
   Gaelic, Czech, Estonian translations
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 * Initial translations for Bengali, Fula, Gujarati and Bosnian
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Changes between 2.0.2 and 2.0.3:
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Access:
 * Fix some HTTP request that broke some radio channels

Demuxers:
 * Fix support for some flv files (notably joined)
 * Fix a crash when opening ape files with ID3v1 tags

Mac OS X:
 * Add GateKeeper support
 * Fix handling for some hotkeys
 * Fix fullscreen toggle over extra interfaces
 * Minor bugfixes and improvements

Qt:
 * Fix Windows 8 interface style

Translations:
 * Updates for Breton, Czech, Dutch, Gaelic, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Icelandic,
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 * New translations to Uzbek and Marathi
 * Fix activation of Gaelic and Thai translations


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Changes between 2.0.1 and 2.0.2:
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Video Output:
 * XP machine will now use DirectX mode by default, like in previous versions.
   There were too many errors with broken drivers.
 * More accurate colourspaces conversions for YUV->RGB in OpenGL
 * Add menu support for libvlc / VLCKit applications on Mac OS X
 * Various fixes on Mac OS X, notably for crop, zoom, osd and menu support
 * Misc fixes in OpenGL module, on all platforms
 * Fix video output on PowerPC-based Macs equipped with an ATI Radeon 7500,
   an ATI Radeon 9200 or a NVIDIA GeForceFX 5200 Ultra.
 * Fix video output of 10bit encoded contents on Intel-based Macs equipped
   with an Intel GMA 950 chipset running OS X 10.6 or later.
 * Add support for the HiDPI mode used on recent Apple products with so-called
   Retina Displays.

Access:
 * Rework Digital TV module for Windows. DVB-T and DVB-C should work again
 * Fixes for RAR compressed files
 * Fix DirectShow crashes on exit
 * Improve PulseAudio input latency
 * Fixes for HTTP access through a proxy
 * v4l2 webcam outputting H264 can now be used directly (use --v4l2-chroma=h264)
 * Fix subtitles auto-detection in subfolders and detection behaviour
 * IE http proxy is not used anymore by VLC on Win32
 * Accept more extensions for DVD images
 * Fix crash in VC1 packetizer
 * Improvements in Blu-Ray playback
 * Improvements and fixes in HLS support

Codec:
 * Fix crashes in AAC decoder on channels changes, notably in ISDB streams
 * Fix compilation with multiple FFmpeg and libav versions
 * Fix G726 support
 * Fix MP3 free format support

Demuxers:
 * Fixes for MKV segments, seeking and MKV title display
 * Fix for some mp4, voc, midi and au crashes
 * Fix for Real .ram, .f4v, .avi and .ra files support
 * Fix for DVB channels file support
 * Fixes for alac, vorbis, DTS, VC-1 and Dirac in mp4

Encoders:
 * Fix for MPEG Audio encoding, use layer2 when using fourcc "mp2 " and "mp2a"
 * Fix for JPEG generation, when doing snapshots

Audio filters and output:
 * Limitation of spatializer volume output
 * Fix DirectSound device selection
 * Correct PulseAudio volume control
 * Do not apply volume in file output
 * Fix sampling rate in JACK output
 * Fixes in ALSA output for latency and for broken drivers

Mac OS X:
 * Enable drag and drop of playlist items between the temporary playlist and
   the persistant media library
 * Enable import of playlist items taken from the service discovery modules
   to the media library or the temporary playlist
 * Media key support for keyboards by other manufacturers than Apple
   This fix was facilitated through a hardware donation by ZF Friedrichshafen AG
   manufacturing keyboards under the brand "Cherry".
 * Add support for the Apple Remote to set the Mac to sleep using a longer
   press on the Play/Pause button
 * Remove libfontconfig's font cache by an Apple Type Services lookup.
   This removes the "Updating Cache" dialog, before finding all fonts.
 * Re-add an option to hide the window decoration during video playback
 * Improve compatibility with other 3rd party apps using SPMediaKeyTap
 * Many Fullscreen fixes
 * Keep Aspect Ratio when resizing is back
 * Add controls to manipulate the Subtitles Duration to the Track
   Synchronization panel
 * Hidden items in the sidebar are being retained for the next launch now
 * Fix crash when trying to open an Audio CD by drag & drop
 * Improve reliability when opening DVDs or BDs by drag & drop
 * Fix crashes on exit
 * Fix crash when mounting a device with multiple logical volumes while
   VLC is running
 * Chosen audio output device is retained throughout multiple sessions
 * Since running the Mac OS X interface as an Extra Interface or Control
   Interface can lead to undefined results, eventual settings will be
   automatically reset on the first launch.
   - This fixes issues with unresponsive playback controls and crashes on quit.
 * Update Growl plugin for use with Growl 1.3
 * Miscellaneous minor interface improvements

Lua Scripts:
 * Fixes for stdin/stdout and for different locale issues
 * Fixes for icecast SD

Qt:
 * Fix preferences for audio devices on Windows
 * Fix playlist search and selector behaviour
 * Fix multiple issues in the Open Disc dialog
 * Miscellaneous fixes in preferences, buttons, EPG, playlist and customize dialog
 * Fix tags and file names display
 * Fix various crashes, display issues and usability issues

Skins2:
 * Fix mousewheel on Windows
 * Fix for key events and focus loss

Web interface:
 * Fix display of some buttons
 * Fix listing of files in the Open interface
 * Fixes for widgets behaviour and vlm dialog

Security:
 * Fix Ogg Heap buffer overflow
 * Update taglib (CVE-2012-2396)
 * Update libavcodec and other codecs libraries

Translation:
 * Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Walloon, Slovak, Polish, Khmer,
   Japanese, Italian, French, Czech, Belarusian, Breton, Greek, Spanish,
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   Thai translations update
 * New Scottish Gaelic translation


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Changes between 2.0.0 and 2.0.1:
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Access:
 * fix and improve the CDDB information retrieval
 * fix the samba module compilation
 * fix UDP / RTP multicast stream reception on Mac OS X when using the 10.7 SDK
 * multiple fixes for HLS support, notably on Win32 and for encryption
 * multiple fixes for Bluray discs playback
 * fix for DVD decryption on some RPC-I drives

Codecs:
 * Support for MXPEG files
 * limit auto-detected threads to 4 in avcodec module
 * fix quicktime audio codecs in RTSP streams

Demuxers:
 * Fix multi-file splitted RAR archive support
 * Fix a crash when seeking in mka
 * Improve MKV multi-video tracks support

Muxers:
 * Fix ogm header creation

Audio filters:
 * limit spatializer filter distortions
 * Use fastest SinC algorithm for samplerate module

Audio output:
 * Fix S/PDIF passthrough with ALSA.
 * Remove flawed ALSA channels autodetection.
   The available ALSA channels MUST be configured now (stereo by default).
 * Fix delay when changing the volume on Mac OS X

Video filters:
 * Fix gradfun unloading on Windows platform

Mac OS X interface:
 * allow to hide the playlist to get a small controller window
 * allow to hide the sidebar
 * disable Lion fullscreen mode by default, since its behavior is misleading
   - this fixes fullscreen video output on a secondary screen
 * noticebly faster launch time
 * correct a few visual glitches and accessibility support
 * re-enable visual feedback on seek and volume changes
 * improve track synchronization panel
 * fix fontconfig cache dialog, closure of the interface and numerous crashes
 * fix crop, aspect ratio handling, DVD (no menu) support and Open subtitle menu

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 * allow a native seek slider instead of the blue one
 * fixes in the playlist, the addons dialog, the menus, the main toolbar
   the open dialogs, preferences and customization dialogs
 * fix for fontconfig cache dialog, when rebuilding ASS fonts

Skins interface:
 * fix for menus display
 * Addition of $R to display current playback speed
 * documentation update

Web interface:
 * fix mobiles display for remote control mode
 * support for .drc and .3ga extensions

Service discovery:
 * fix SAP discovery, where an item was added multiple times
 * fix SAP discovery on Mac OS X when using the 10.7 SDK
 * Update Jamendo selections

Miscellaneous:
 * fix DBus crash
 * fix build issues on BSD, Linux/PPC and Linux/Sparc
 * fix a crash on VLM close

Security:
 * Update libpng to 1.5.9 (CVE-2011-3026)
 * Update freetype to 2.4.9 (CVE-2012-1126 up to CVE-2012-1144)
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 * Fix MMS stack overflow (SA-1201 - CVE-2012-1775)
 * Fix RealRTSP heap overflow (SA-1202 - CVE-2012-1776)
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   - --network-caching specifies caching for network resources,
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   - The TLS credentials are configured with --http-cert (public certificate),
     --http-key (private key), --http-ca (optional CA) and
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 * Option --sub-filter was renamed --sub-source
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 * Ogg, flv, mxf, amr seeking improvements
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 * Improved support of tracker files
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 * Qt: new CoverFlow-like view of the playlist
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 * New video output based on Direct2D for Windows 7 and Vista (with Platform Update)
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 * New posterize filter for lowering the number of colors
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Security:
 * Heap overflow in TiVo demuxer fixed.
 * Same default ACL for HTTP requests as for the rest of the HTTP interface.

Audio outputs:
 * PulseAudio channels mapping (non-stereo) fix.
 * PulseAudio stream accidental overflow recovery.

Video outputs:
 * XVideo support for mixed CPU/GPU endianess (especially on PowerPC).
 * XVideo support for automatic color keying.
 * xosd Xlib initialization failure fix.

Decoders:
 * Camtasia decoding fix.

Qt interface:
 * Rare crash while seeking fixed.
 * V4L2 video standard selection fixed.

Translations:
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Audio outputs:
 * Mac OS X / auhal: multiple fixes for the Digital Audio output (S/PDIF)
                     including support for OS X Lion
 * Multiple fixes and improved synchronization for PulseAudio support
 * Support for AC-3 and DTS passthrough with PulseAudio 1.0

Unix port:
 * Fix build compatibility with taglib < 1.6 and Xulrunner 1.9.1

Misc:
 * Fix crashes with Japanese locale on OS X
 * Minor fixes for Webplugin under Win32, AVI demuxer, smem and AudioScrobbler
 * Fix crash in HTTP and RTSP server (stream output or Web interface)

Translations:
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Security:
 * Fix buffer overflows in the RealMedia demuxer (CVE-2011-2587)
   and the AVI one (CVE-2011-2588).

Mac OS X:
 * Fixed scrolling direction if the input device's signal is inverted
 * Update Auhal audio output to the latest API
 * Fix images disappearing issue on the interface
 * Reduced installation size by up to 30 MB
 * Resolved conflict between iTunes and VLC wrt Media Key handling

Mozilla/ActiveX webplugin:
 * Fullscreen mode is fixed on Win32
 * Very simple fullscreen controller is visible on Win32

Demuxers/Meta Readers:
 * Better support for cover art embedded in mp4, wma

Muxers/Output:
 * Fix AVI muxer so the generated files are readable on other players

Extensions:
 * Multiple fixes for crashes and malfunctionning issues

Qt Interface:
 * Fix quitting on Linux
 * Fix opening of VIDEO_TS folders through the open disc dialog on Windows
 * Miscellaneous

Win32 port:
 * Update of codecs, fixing the mpeg-2 decoder crash

Translations:
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Windows and Mac OS X:
 * Update of external library modplug, to address multiple security issues

Mac OS X Interface:
 * Improved Media Key handling based upon SPMediaKeyTap by Spotify AB
 * Fix for various crashes and small issues

Demuxer:
 * Fix heap corruption / integer overflow in XSPF playlist parser

Audio output:
 * PulseAudio output re-written due to unstability of the current one

Win32 port:
 * Remove the fontconfig dependency from the freetype module

Miscellaneous fixes in:
 * Windows 7 taskbar buttons
 * Qt interface
 * asx, live555, dvdnav demuxer
 * RTP output and XML export
 * Subtitles colours when using GPU decoding on Windows
 * v4l2 access

Translations:
 * Update of Norwegian Bokmål, Slovak, Afrikaans, Luganda,
   Brazillian Portuguese, Irish, Thai, Estonian, Chinese, Polish,
   Dutch, German, Galician, Bulgarian, Lithuanian and Japanese translations
 * Initial Basque, Zulu, Peul, Amharic, Acoli, Chiga translations


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Windows and Mac OS X:
 * Update of external library modplug, to address a security issue

Demuxers:
 * mp4: Fix heap-based buffer overflow (VideoLAN-SA-1103)

Mac OS X Interface:
 * Miscellaneous interface look adjustments
 * Improve Apple Remote handling
 * Fixe bugs in the Streaming / Transcoding wizard
 * Layout fixes in the Preferences and Controls windows
 * Fix incomplete list of hotkeys in the Preferences dialog
 * Fix quitting through Apple Events (Dock menu, App Switcher, AppleScript, etc.)

Mac OS X Port:
 * Fix Growl local notification plugin
 * VLC bundle now includes the Growl framework
 * Fixes for eyeTV

Translations:
 * Updates of Lithuanian, Estonian, Chinese, Japanese, Bengali, Dutch, Polish,
   German, Galician, Traditional Chinese translations
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Mac OS X Interface:
 * New UI graphics by Damien Erambert

Interfaces:
 * Oldrc interface is again the default RC interface, on Windows
 * Luarc, luahttp and luatelnet fixes
 * Qt and Mac OS X fixes
 * numerous Skins2 fixes, notably winamp2 skins

Encoder:
 * new libschroedinger-based Dirac codec encoder, faster than the current one

Access/Demuxers/Codecs:
 * Subtitles auto-detection is back for .txt files
 * vod/rtsp server and rtsp input fixes
 * mp4 demuxer improvements
 * ogg, rstp input, video filters minor fixes
 * taglib's replaygain is fixed for mp3
 * vobsub support has an improved auto-detection
 * fix a crash in malformed ape files

Miscellaneous fixes in:
 * Pulseaudio audio output, notably for usb cards
 * Stacktraces are now limited in size on Windows
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 * Configure and build system improvements
 * DirectShow and BDA build headers have been updated

Translations:
 * Update for Finnish, Galician, Dutch, Chinese, German, Japanese, Lithuanian,
   Slovak, French, Polish, Estonian, Brazillian Portuguese and Hebrew
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Linux port:
 * Integration with the KDE GUI platform is disabled due to KDE bugs
   #234484 and #260719.

Mac OS X port:
 * Updated live555 library to fix playback of RTSP and Freebox streams
 * Running VLC in 64bit mode requires Mac OS X 10.6.0 or later for speed
   and stability reasons

Demuxers:
 * Fix for Matroska / WebM remote code execution vulnerability.
   VideoLAN-SA-1102

Translations:
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Source:
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Audio output:
 * Multiple fixes and improvements on PulseAudio output
   PACKAGERS are VERY STRONGLY advised to update libpulse to 0.9.22.
   Update is required to use PulseAudio with the Phonon-VLC backend (KDE)
   and with the Mozilla VLC web browser plugin.

Access:
 * Fix the Audio CD crash when looking for CDDB metadata on Windows

Decoders:
 * Support for MPC SV7 and SV8 on Windows and Mac OS X (Unix was already working)
 * Enabled FluidSynth MIDI playback plugin on Mac OS X
 * Faster VP8/Webm decoding with recent codecs libraries
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 * Fix some asf/wmv seeking issues, notably when seek didn't go to a keyframe
 * Support for 24-bits PCM over RTP (audio/L24)

Subtitles and renderer:
 * Do not auto-detect .txt files for subtitles
 * Mark more freetype options as safe
 * Mac OS X: fixed fontconfig cache creation
 * Fix heap corruption in subtitle decoders, potentially exploitable,
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Visualization:
 * Fix projectM visualization for Linux in all locales
 * Fix projectM visualization support for Windows
 * Various projectM improvements: the module should be working now
 * Fix goom crash on Windows XP and Mac OS X

Interfaces:
 * Qt4: fixes for media keys processing and MCE remotes
 * Qt4: various fixes and portability improvements

Miscellaneous fixes:
 * KDE device solid actions
 * XDG screensaver
 * Transcode integer overflow
 * HTTP Icy metadata reading
 * Windows: revert to 1.1.4 performance timers

Translations:
 * Update translations for Chinese, Nippon, Slovak, Estonian, Spanish, Galician,
   Swedish, Bulgarian, French, Bengalese, German, Slovak, Japanese, Dutch,
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Access:
 * Support for RTP access for H264 streams by specifying the demux in the MRL

Services Discovery:
 * Integration in the playlist, of a list of web shows, provided by channels.com

Demuxers:
 * Game Music Emu (GME) plugin rewritten, using the proper C API
 * DVDnav and DVDread fixes for encoding and misc issues
 * Playback of live http .Webm streams
 * Taglib thread-safety fix

Decoders:
 * Fix decoding of H264 using DxVA2 using Intel IGP, thanks to the donation from
   "Puget Systems"

Skins:
 * Add an icon to VLC on Linux

Video Output:
 * fix a bug that could lead to 100% CPU usage on XCB

Interfaces:
 * fix for Qt bug where VLC didn't exit properly on some Windows XP configuration
 * fixes on luatelnet and luarc

Miscellaneous crashes and fixes in various plugins (telnet, live555, theora and
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libLVC:
 * add libvlc_media_new_fd() to play directly file descriptors (not Win32/Win64)
 * Miscellaneous fixes

Translations:
 * Update translations for Walloon, Lithuanian, Spanish, Turkish, Estonian, Dutch,
   Bengali, German, Polish, Brazillian Portuguese, Japanese, Italian, Galician,
   French and Ukrainian
 * Major update and activation on Windows of Modern Greek
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Mac OS X:
 * Fixed video output on PowerPC-based Macs for videos with widths divisible
   by 16
 * Fixed an issue with the Equalizer's 170Hz slider

Demuxer:
 * Fix crash when closing rtsp streams

Qt interface:
 * Fix Windows 7 jumplists with Unicode files
 * Various fixes for Windows

Translations:
 * New Armenian translation
 * Update translations for Dutch, Estonian, Lithuanian, Japanese, Nynorsk,
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Win32:
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   See VideoLAN-SA-1005
 * Fix folders opening from the interface

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Access and demuxers:
 * fixes for FTP relatives path and FTP directory support
 * fix for podcasts parsing
 * DVD: fix an assert error and various memory leaks

Taglib:
 * fix NULL dereferences, as reported by FortiGuard Lab,
   CVE-2010-2937 / VideoLAN-SA-1004

Playlist:
 * fix a regression where the wrong entry was played
 * fix m3u playlists exports

Skins2:
 * fix video autoresize behaviour

Translations:
 * Update translations for Dutch, Sinhala, Hebrew, Estonian, Spanish and Bengali

Windows and Mac:
 * Update of many codecs libraries, fixing bugs and improving speed

Mac:
 * architecture-specific installations will now be replaced by specific updates

BSD:
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Windows:
 * fix a bug in direct3d video output with old nVidia drivers that broke video
   playback with overlay (YUV->RGB)
 * fix console output encoding

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     libvlc_adjust_Saturation, libvlc_adjust_Gamma
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     libvlc_media_player_pause() would only toggle it.
   * libvlc_set_user_agent() configures the "user agent" strings used for some
     protocols (HTTP, PulseAudio...). This replaces the --http-user-agent and
     the former --user-agent libvlc_new() parameters.
   * libvlc_video_set_callbacks() and libvlc_video_set_format() allow grabbing
     video frames from a chosen memory location in real-time. This replace the
     ugly --vmem-* libvlc_new() parameters in previous versions.
     See http://wiki.videolan.org/LibVLC_SampleCode_SDL as an example.
   * libvlc_audio_get_delay() and libvlc_audio_set_delay() configure the delay
     between audio and video/subpictures for the current input.
 * Various fixes and crash preventions, especially when video functions were
   called early

Decoders/Demuxers:
 * Fix performance issues with GPU decoding using DxVA2 using ATI graphic cards
   You NEED ATI Catalyst 10.7
 * Fix :program selection in TS and DVB-T
 * Fixes and improvements for MKV, Avformat and Avcodec modules
 * Fix mod (.xm, .s3m, .it) files support on Windows and Mac builds

Stream output:
 * Fix h264 streaming in ts

Interfaces:
 * Qt: fix preferences, hotkeys, messages and some fulscreen behaviour
 * Skins: support for mousewheel in fullscreen, fix radialsliders
 * Http: fix fullscreen toggle

Linux:
 * Fix pulse closing
 * VAAPI small improvements, notably for extraction mode selection

MacOS:
 * Multiple interface and crash fixes
 * Deinterlace selection is repaired
 * Crashes when playing multi-channel tracks fixes

Windows:
 * Activation of DEP on XP SP3
 * Fix opening of .m3u and .pls playlists
 * Fix crash when My Document isn't available
 * Fix crash when Windows was getting into standby while playing video

Translations:
 * Update translations for Spanish, Polish, German, Sinhala, Hungarian, Khmer,
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   - xproto,
   - xcb, xcb-shm, xcb-xv, xcb-randr (from libxcb),
   - xcb-keysyms (from xcb-utils),
   - x11-xcb (from libx11) - only for GLX support.
 * On X11 platforms, a _working_ version of xdg-screensaver is typically
   required to inhibit the screensaver during video playback.
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 * Port of the dc1394 module from libdc1394 to libdc1394 v2.0
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     Classic AtmoLight (http://www.vdr-wiki.de/wiki/index.php/Atmo-plugin)
     Quattro AtmoLight (use just 4 Classic AtmoLights as one)
     MoMoLight (http://www.ambilight4pc.com/momolight/momolight.html)
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 * Vastly improved VLCKit framework
 * A new dialog provider for libvlc-internal interaction without full interface
 * Improved update detection and installation by using the Sparkle framework
   by Andy Matuschak et al.
 * New CoreText based text renderer replacing the former ATSUI renderer
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 * showintf: Useless in Qt and on Mac OS X
 * transrate: broken since too long
 * Xlib x11, Xlib xvideo, Xlib glx: Use the new XCB modules instead.
 * HAL: Use libudev instead.
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 * XvMC accelerated modules: use VAAPI instead.
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 * opengllayer: use macosx_video instead.
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Access:
 * Fix crash on FTP URI with no file path

Decoders/Packetizers:
 * Fix overflows in A/52, DTS, MPEG Audio and subtitles support

Demuxers:
 * Update LUA script for Youtube pages
 * Fix crashes in AVI, ASF and Matroska files
 * Fix crashes on malformatted ZIP archives
 * Fix crashes and leaks in the FFmpeg/avformat plugin
 * Fix crash on invalid XSPF playlist

X11 port:
 * Partial Xlib threading fixes
   More complete fixes are available in VLC 1.1.0. Please update!

Interfaces:
 * Fix crash (use after free) in Qt4 bookmarks
 * Fix a few crashes in Qt4 playlist

Translations:
 * Simplified Chinese, Estonian, French, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Swedish
   and Walloon translations updated
 * Sinhala translation started

Removed modules:
 * RTMP input and output are removed due to security problems. Please update
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