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Changes between 3.0.1 and 3.0.2:
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 * Fix wrong colors in some AVI files
 * Fix IFO files playback
 * Fix a crash with missing/invalid MPEG SDT
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 * Update VP8/9/10 ISOBMFF bindings
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Audio output:
 * Fix mmdevice default audio device handling
 * Fix "reset audio volume" being forcefully deactivated
 * Allow a default device to be used by VLC

Audio filters:
 * Fix audio stutter after unpausing

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macOS:
 * Fix Growl notifications on recent macOS versions
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 * Fix conversion output file name encoding
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Misc:
 * Fix lua rc & oldrc interfaces host specification
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Changes between 3.0.0 and 3.0.1:
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Core:
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 * Fix use-after-free when cleaning playlists
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 * Fix crash on exit on Windows
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Video output:
 * Fix HLG tone mapping on some systems like macOS.
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 * Fix screensaver inhibition on Windows XP
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 * Fix various Direct3D11 crashes
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 * Fix HDR tone mapping in Direct3d11
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 * Fix pink screen on Windows
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Decoder:
 * Fix potential stack buffer overflow with faad
 * Enable Cineform HD in avcodec

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 * macOS: Improve HEVC 10bit performance with Videotoolbox
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 * android: Add MPEG2 support via MediaCodec
 * Fix HEVC decoding with some files on Android/macOS/iOS
 * Improve Direct3D11 memory usage
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 * Improve MKV seeking speed
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 * Fix xspf base URL handling
 * Fix reading mp4 trun with moof based offsets
 * Fix adaptive http redirections
 * Replace old API, fixing adaptive TLS leak
 * Use mime type as fallback for HLS segment type
 * Fix subtitle (srt,ssa..) seek when having a single entry
 * Flag non default HDMV subset video streams
 * Increase TS probing amount for 4K streams
 * Miscellaneous MKV, MP4 & AVI crash fixes

Packetizer:
 * Fix out of bounds read in mpeg4video

Stream Output:
 * Improve chromecast loading speed
 * Improve local/chromecast transition during playback
 * Fix chromecast loading with some versions of Windows
 * Fix chromecast loading with some chromecast devices (TVs and Android boxes)
 * Fix wrong first cover art when casting
 * Fix casting to VP9

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macOS Interface:
 * Re-add option to disable the fullscreen controller panel
 * Auto-layout improvements
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 * Remove misleading playback warning indicator
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 * Fix crash with the interface for lua extensions (like VLSub)
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 * Fix show sidebar setting being ignored on restart
 * Fix MKV files association
 * Fix chromecast audio detection

Qt Interface:
 * Improve scaling on HiDPI displays

Snap:
 * Improve interface look and feel.
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Changes between 2.2.8 and 3.0.0:
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Platform support changes:
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 * 3.0.x will be maintained as a LTS (best-effort basis, mostly for security)
   that will be the last working version for quite a few systems.
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   Indeed the 3.0.x branch will contain the last releases running on:
     - Windows XP, Vista, and the servers equivalent of those Windows versions
     - macOS 10.7, 10.8 & 10.9, iOS 7 & 8
     - Android 2.x, 3.x, 4.0.x & 4.1.x
     - Compilers before gcc 5.0 and clang 3.4, or equivalent

 * For the 3.0 branch, please note:
   * The Windows XP/2003/2003R2 support for VLC is now on a best-effort basis:
     it should work, but not without limitations.
     libVLC support for Windows XP is deprecated.
     You _really_ should upgrade to a more modern Windows version!
   * Windows Vista (all versions) without Platform Upgrade is not supported.
   * 64bit version of VLC for Windows is recommended.
   * Linux support requires now a kernel newer than 2.6.26.
   * Mac OS X 10.6 support is now removed. You need OS X 10.7.
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Core:
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 * Support network browsing for distant filesystems (SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...)
   and rewrite the parsing of the media files and inputs
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 * Support keystores: fetch and store passwords securely (sic!) for common
   protocols (HTTP, SMB, SFTP, FTP, RTSP ...)
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 * Autodetect external audio tracks (ac3, m4a, aac, dts...) similar to subtitles
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 * Support HDMI passthrough for Audio HD codecs, like E-AC3, TrueHD or DTS-HD
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 * Support for 12bits codec and extended colorspaces (HDR)
 * Support output renderers, like ChromeCast
 * VLC now assumes vlcrc config file is in UTF-8
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 * Support portable version of Windows build (create a "portable/" folder)
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 * Support wayland surface type
 * Allow to start the video paused on the first frame
 * Refactor preparsing input
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 * EPG rework: table and single event updates, now using network time
 * Refactor and fix subtitles es selection. Demuxers can now override
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   es category single only or multiple es behavior
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 * Support for 360 video and audio, including viewpoint modification
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 * Support for ambisonic audio and more than 8 audio channels
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 * Support subtitles size live adjustments
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Access:
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 * New NFS access module using libnfs
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 * New SMB access module using libdsm
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 * Adaptive streaming:
   * Rewrite MPEG-DASH (Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP) support, including
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     MPEG2TS and ISOBMFF profiles
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   * Support HDS (Http Dynamic Streaming) from Adobe (f4m, f4v, etc.)
   * Large rework of the Smooth Streaming module
   * Replaced httplive stream filter with new HLS demuxer, replaced smooth
     stream filter with new Smooth demuxer, both using unified adaptive module
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   * Support HLSv4-7, including MP4 and raw muxing and ID3 tags
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 * Support decompression and extraction through libarchive (tar, zip, rar...)
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 * New HTTP/TLS access module for HTTP 2.0 support
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 * Improvements of cookie handling (share cookies between playlist items,
   domain / path matching, Secure cookies)
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 * Support DVB-T2 on Windows BDA
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 * Support depayloading Opus from RTP
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 * New UPnP access module, to list directories without infinite recursions
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 * SMB/FTP/SFTP accesses can list directories
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 * Support sftp username and passwords options in URL, and key authentication
 * New WASAPI audio capture module on Windows
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 * New "concat" access module for concatenating byte streams
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 * Named pipes and device nodes are no longer included in directory listings
   by default. Use --list-special-files to include them back.
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 * Support for timeout in UDP input --udp-timeout=<seconds>
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 * New SAT>IP access module, to receive DVB-S via IP networks
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 * Improvements on DVB scanning
 * BluRay module can open ISO over network and has full BD-J support
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 * Support for DVD ISO over network
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 * New SRT access module using libsrt
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Hardware Decoder:
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 * Support HEVC hardware decoding on Windows, using DxVA2 and D3D11
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 * Support hardware decoding using Direct3D11, including GPU-zerocopy mode,
   and hardware filtering, for deinterlace and adjust
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 * DxVA2 GPU-zerocopy for hardware decoding and displaying on Windows,
   and support for hardware filtering, for deinterlace and adjust
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 * Support HEVC hardware decoding using OMX and MediaCodec (Android)
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 * Use MediaCodec via NDK native API after Android Lollipop
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 * Support MPEG-2, VC1/WMV3 on Android using MediaCodec
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 * OMX GPU-zerocopy support for decoding and display on Android using OpenMax IL
 * Support 4:4:4 and 4:2:2 chroma samplings with VDPAU hw acceleration
 * Important VAAPI improvements for 10bits, HEVC, direct-rendering support
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 * Support VP9 and WMV3 decoding using OMX and performance improvements
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 * Important improvements for the MMAL decoder and output for rPI and rPI2
 * New hardware accelerated decoder for OS X and and iOS based on Video Toolbox
   supporting H.263, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, H.265/HEVC, MPEG-4 Part 2, and DV

Decoders:
 * Support for experimental AV1 video
 * Support for ARIB STD-B24 subtitles
 * Support for experimental Daala video
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 * New MPEG-1 & 2 audio layer I, II, III + MPEG 2.5 decoder based on libmpg123
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 * New BPG decoder based on libbpg
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 * Fix uncompressed DVD-Audio (AOB) LPCM decoding
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 * Rewrite WPL playlists and add ZPL playlists support (Zune)
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 * Support TDSC, Canopus HQX, Cineform, SpeedHQ, Pixlet, QDMC and FMVC codecs
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 * TTML subtitles support, including EBU-TT-D variant
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 * Rewrite of webVTT subtitles support, including CSS style support
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 * Support 9-bit and 10-bit GBR planar formats
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 * Support for the OggSpots video codec
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 * HEVC packetization is mostly fixed
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 * H264 packetizer can now generate timestamps
 * Packetizers have support for captions in SEI
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 * DTS packetizer handle DTS extensions (like DTS-HD): decoders like avcodec
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   can now decode up to 8 channels
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 * JPEG images correctly oriented using embedded orientation tag, if present
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 * Support VPX high bit depth support
 * Extend MicroDVD support with color, fontname, size, position extensions
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 * BluRay text subtitles (HDMV) are now decoded
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 * Improve Closed Captions detection, notably inside the video streams
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 * CEA-708 decoder
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 * New MIDI decoder for macOS and iOS using the AudioToolbox framework, works
   without a soundfont or with SoundFont2 and DLS soundfonts
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Demuxers:
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 * Important rework of the MP4 demuxer, including:
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    * Support for fragmented MP4
    * Support EIA-608/708 subtitles in MP4/mov
    * Support WMV and WMAV in MP4/mov, aka Flip4Mac files
    * Support bitmap audio channel reordering in MP4/mov
    * Support for RTP Reception Hint Track with H.264, GSM and Speex payloads
    * Support for XiphQT(MP4) vorbis and Flac
    * Support for VP8/VP9/VP10/AV1 in MP4
    * Support GoPro HiLight chapters
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    * Support for TTML and WebVTT in ISOBMFF/MP4 and DASH
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    * Add new metadata fields
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 * Important rework of the TS demuxer, including:
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    * Support Opus in MPEG Transport Stream
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    * Fix program selection with recorded TS (TopField, DreamBox and others)
    * Fix TS playback with PAT/PMT less recordings
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    * Basic support for MPEG4-SL in TS and T-DMB
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    * Support SCTE-18 / EAS inside TS
    * Support for new descriptors and ETT tables
    * Support for ARIB channel logos, as attachements, ARIB TR-B21/TR-B14-1
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    * Improve broken-PCR probing and fixing
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    * Improvements for scrambled state detection
 * Support HD-DVD .evo (H.264, VC-1, MPEG-2, PCM, AC-3, E-AC3, MLP, DTS)
 * Important rework of the PS demuxer, including:
    * HEVC support
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    * Fix large number of samples, notably with PSM-less H264
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    * Partial support of PSMF
    * Fix broken SCR samples
    * Fix CDXA mpeg-1 support
 * Improvements on MKV:
    * Rewrite MKV seeking
    * Support FFv1 inside MKV
    * Improve ADTS and LATM inside MKV
    * Improve DVD-menus support
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 * Support for lame's replaygain extension in mpeg files
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 * Support Daala in Ogg
 * Improve Chained-Ogg support
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 * Fixes for DTS detection in WAV and MKV files
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 * Support for Creative ADPCM/alaw/ulaw/S16L in VOC files
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 * Support for Creative ADPCM in AVI
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 * Support WMV extended content metadata
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 * Directory Demux can now sort items, ignore extensions and hidden files
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 * Support AlbumArtist and DiscNumber metadata
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 * Support raw H265/HEVC files
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 * Support multi-channel WAV without channel-maps
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 * Support SBV subtitles
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 * Support for Scenarist Closed Caption
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 * Fix Quicktime Mp4 inside MKV and unpacketized VC1
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 * Support for isofLaC
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 * Improve fLaC seeking
 * Replace --demux dvb-open option with --stream-filter dvb to parse
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 * Add an ADF stream filter
 * Add a ARIB STD-B25 TS streams decoder
 * Add a stream prebuffering plugin
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 * Rewrite libarchive module as a stream_extractor
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 * Remove HTTP Live streaming stream filter
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 * Add a zlib (a.k.a. deflate) decompression filter
 * Add a skiptags module to help demuxers skip ID3/APE tags
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 * Add a demuxer filter chain to filter or intercept control commands and demuxing
 * Add a demuxer filter to block seeking (--demux-filter noseek)
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 * Complete rewrite of the AudioTrack Android module, it is now the default
   module for Android. It now supports HDMI/SPDIF passthrough for AC3/DTS/EAC3,
   5.1/7.1 channels and float output, depending on the Android version.
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 * Add Tizen audio module
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 * HDMI/SPDIF pass-through support for WASAPI (AC3/DTS/DTSHD/EAC3/TRUEHD)
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 * Support EAC3 and TRUEHD pass-through for PulseAudio
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 * Important rework of the AudioUnit modules to share more code between iOS and macOS
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 * Support Ambisonics audio with viewpoint changes
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 * Add SoX Resampler library audio filter module (converter and resampler)
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 * a52tospdif and dtstospdif audio converters are merged into tospdif,
   this new converter can convert AC3, DTS, EAC3 and TRUEHD to a IEC61937 frame
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 * Add a Spatialaudio module with 2 submodules:
    * an Ambisonics audio renderer, supporting up to 3rd order
    * an Binauralizer audio filter, working with Ambisonics or 5.1/7.1 streams
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 * Add Headphones option in Stereo Mode: use the spatialaudio module for
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 * Add a pitch shifting module
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 * Linux/BSD default video output is now OpenGL, instead of Xvideo
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 * OpenGL:
    * New OpenGL provider for Windows
    * Drop OpenGL 1.x and OpenGL ES 1 support
    * Direct rendering with OpenGL (starting OpenGL 4.4)
    * Hardware direct displaying with VA-API interop
    * Hardware direct displaying with VDPAU interop
    * Hardware direct displaying with DxVA2/D3D9Ex interop
    * Hardware direct displaying with VideoToolbox interop (iOS and macOS)
    * HDR tonemapping support through libplacebo
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 * Wayland shell surface window provider
 * Wayland shared memory video output
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 * Large rework of the Android video outputs: there is now Surface (2.1, 2.2)
   NativeWindow (2.3+, supports hw rotation, subpicture blending, opaque)
 * Support rotation in Android NativeWindow output and hardware decoders
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 * Rename the Direct3D output module to Direct3D9
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 * Add a Direct3D11 video output supporting both Windows desktop and WinRT modes,
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   supporting subpicture blending and hardware acceleration
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 * Support HDR10 in Direct3D11 with Windows 10 Fall Creator Update
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 * EFL Evas video output with Tizen TBM Surface support
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Video filter:
 * Hardware deinterlacing on the rPI, using MMAL
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 * New video filter to convert between fps rates
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 * Add 9-bit and 10-bit support to image adjust filter
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 * New edge detection filter uses the Sobel operator to detect edges
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 * Hardware accelerated deinterlacing/adjust/sharpen/chroma with VA-API
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 * Hardware accelerated adjust/invert/posterize/sepia/sharpen with CoreImage
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 * Hardware accelerated deinterlacing/adjust/chroma with D3D9 and D3D11

Text renderer:
 * CTL support through Harfbuzz in the Freetype module
 * New font fallback algorithm on most platforms
 * More conforming EIA608 captions layout and aspect ratio
 * More styles support for TTML, WebVTT and 708
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Stream Output:
 * Chromecast output module
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 * RGB24 and YCbCr 4:2:0 RTP packetization
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Encoder:
 * Support for Daala video in 4:2:0 and 4:4:4
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 * VP8 and VP9 encoder using libvpx
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 * Add fragmented/streamable MP4 muxer
 * Add support for muxing VC1 and WMAPro in MP4
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 * Opus in MPEG Transport Stream
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 * Daala in Ogg
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Service Discovery:
 * New NetBios service discovery using libdsm
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 * New mDNS services discovery using libmicrodns
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 * New mDNS services discovery using Bonjour (Mac OS X, tvOS, iOS)
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 * Rewrite of the UPnP service discovery
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 * Drop support for Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
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 * Support right-to-left user interface layout for right-to-left languages
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 * New resizable fullscreen controller with improved design
 * Add status bar icon which displays metadata and play controls
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 * Add support for keyboard blacklight dimming during fullscreen video playback
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 * Improve and simplify preferences window
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 * Huge performance improvements in playlist handling and other areas
 * New AppleScript API giving access to audio desynchronization
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 * Expand AppleScript API for menu detection and navigation
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 * Fix AAC 7.1 channels detection

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 * Fix AVI read/write overflow

Mac OS X:
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 * Fix regression in ASS subtitle decoding
 * Fix crash during automatic update. Some users might need to manually
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 * Fix SCTE-27 colors

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 * Fix Flac metadata integer overflow
 * Fix NSVf and AIFF infinite loops
 * Fix flac null-pointer dereference
 * Fix vorbis and opus comments integer overflows and leaks

Video output:
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 * Fix screenshots size

Access:
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Mux:
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Lua:
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Audio filter:
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Windows:
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 * Fix uninstaller path handling
 * Fix taskbar buttons behavior

MacOS:
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 * Fix out-of-bound write in adpcm QT IMA codec (CVE-2016-5108)

Qt:
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Win32:
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Misc:
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 * Fix potential MKV infinite loop and improve MKV tags support
 * Fix WMV regression

Decoder:
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 * Use libass without caching dialog

Video Ouptut:
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Skins2:
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Qt:
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 * Fix size when switching to/from the minimal interface
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MacOS X:
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Win32:
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Translations:
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 * Fix off-by-one buffer overflow in RealRtsp module
 * Fix screen recording aspect-ratio, framerate and potential crash
 * Fix Windows directshow input freeze
 * Fix MMS segmentation fault/abort when server forces a large allocation

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 * Fix support for ms-dvr files
 * Fix time detection in AVI files over HTTP
 * HLS: fix hang on stop, crashes and small improvements
 * Fix mp4 NULL dereference reported by by Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs
 * Fix regression for VC-1 in WMV
 * Fix MXF crashes on stop
 * Fix EAC3 detection in some TS files

Decoders:
 * Fix importing surface from main memory in VDPAU
 * Fix possible double-free in ADPCM decoder
 * Support 9-bit and 10-bit GBR planar formats
 * Support GoToMeeting 2 and GoToMeeting 3 codecs
 * Fix crash in teletext (zvbi) decoder
 * Fix Bluray subtitles (PGS) timestamps

Audio output:
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 * Fix audio initialization on iOS
 * Fix audio stuttering with AirPlay devices on OS X (2 sec delay needs to
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 * Fix pulseaudio latency computation
 * Fix alsa default device selection

Skins2:
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 * Fix UTF-8 conversion issues
 * Fix Unicode folders location failing to open the skins
 * Fix crash over malformed skins bitmaps
 * Fix fullscreen for Gnome3/Unity Window Managers

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 * Fix code signature for releases on El Capitan
 * Improve resume dialog, starting time, preferences, lua extensions
 * Fix threads ordering, preferences crashes, URL drag'n drops

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 * Fix recent items appending when using a playlist
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 * Fix key and mouse event support for Qt >= 5.5 under X11
 * Fix memory leaks

Video Output:
 * Fix build if one disables XCB but activate VDPAU on Unix
 * Fix Direct3D plane allocation size to avoid colour bleeding
 * Fix some crashes in swscale resizing

Misc:
 * Fix build with recent FreeRDP versions
 * Fix interface crashes when input-title-format option is empty
 * Fix MP4 mux divide-by-zero crash
 * Improve PNG encoding time
 * Fix some UPnP initialization lag
 * Rewrite of the Jamendo Service Discovery
 * Fix snapshot aspect ratio for anamorphic contents
 * Fix custom snapshot sizes
 * Dynamic generation of GnuTLS Diffie-Hellman parameters
 * Fix "vb" transcoding parameter
 * Fix superfluous audio channel extraction in the core
 * Fix miscellaneous crashes, double-frees, integer overflows, infinite loops,
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 * Fix support for lua 5.2 and fix XSS in the http interface
 * Update and improve Soundcloud, Vimeo and Youtube scripts
 * Update of codecs and libraries to fix 3rd party security issues (like
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Translations:
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 * Fix teletext framing code in DVB PES packets
 * Fix potential buffer overflow in schroendinger decoder (CVE-2014-9629)
 * Fix AAC samplerate

Demuxers:
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 * Fix MKV overseeking, introducing slowness over network shares
 * Fix crash when playing SPC files
 * Fix ATRAC3 playback in MKV
 * Revert to older ASX code
 * Workaround TS issue with mpeg-audio

Access:
 * Fix sftp read and close sockets
 * Fix DTV build with Linux DVB versions < 5.8
 * Fix UDP/RTP input on Windows

Audio output:
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 * Improve Alsa output, with larger buffers
 * Fix DirectSound output with multi-channel files

OS X:
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 * Fix video-wallpaper mode
 * Fix race when starting VLC from command line

Qt:
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 * Fix rotation filter activation
 * Fix mux modules names for the streaming wizard

Win32:
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 * Fix extensions registration during install
 * Fix extensions dialog crash
 * Default to no DxVA decoding

libVLC:
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Translations:
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 * Update of all translations:
   Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Vietnamese, Uzbek, Ukrainian,
   Turkish, Thai, Swedish, Serbian, Albanian, Slovenian, Slovak, Russian,
   Romanian, Brazilian Portuguese, Polish, Punjabi, Dutch, Nepali, Norwegian
   Bokmål, Malay, Marathi, Latvian, Lithuanian, Korean, Kannada, Khmer,
   Japanese, Italian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Hebrew, Galician, Scottish
   Gaelic, French, Finnish, Persian, Estonian, Spanish, Modern Greek, German,
   Danish, Welsh, Czech, Bosnian, Bengali, Asturian
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Audio output:
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Security:
 * Fix heap overflow in decomp stream filter
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 * Fix null-pointer dereference in DMO decoder
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 * Fix potential crash in zip access
 * Fix read overflow in Ogg demuxer
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Access:
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Mac OS X audio output:
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 * Increase the buffersize

Decoders:
 * Fix DxVA2 decoding of samples needing more surfaces
 * Improve MAD resistance to broken mp3 streams
 * Fix PGS alignment in MKV

Qt Interface:
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Mac OS X Interface:
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 * Fix video output event propagation on Macs with retina displays
 * Stability improvements when using future VLC releases side by side

Streaming:
 * Fix transcode when audio format changes

Security contents:
 * Updated GnuTLS to 3.1.25 (CVE-2014-3466)
 * Updated libpng to 1.6.10 (CVE-2014-0333)

Translations:
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 * Fix issue in WMV with multiple compressed payload and empty payloads

Video Output:
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Mac OS X:
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 * Fix misleading error message during video playback on OS X 10.9
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Core:
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 * Fix integer overflow on error when using vlc_readdir

Access:
 * Fix DVB-T2 tuning on Linux
 * Fix encrypted DVD playback
 * Fix v4l2 frequency conversion

Decoders:
 * Fix numerous issues (M2TS, VC1 interlaced, Lagarith, FFv1.3, Xvid)
   by updating codec libraries
 * Bring fluidsynth back on Mac OS X
 * Fix some Opus crashes with some filters
 * Fix teletext crash on Windows

Demuxers:
 * Avoid an infinite recursion in MKV tags parsing
 * Fix an issue with some Vobsub tracks
 * Fix missing samples at the end of some wav files
 * Fix divide by 0 on ASF/WMV parsing

Audio output:
 * Fix audio device selection via command line on Mac OS X
 * Fix audio crashes on Mac OS X

Video Output:
 * Fix selection of DirectDraw as the default output for XP
 * Fix transform off-by-one issue
 * Fix screensaver disabling on Windows outputs
 * Fix DirectDraw device enumeration and multi-display output
 * Fix a potential crash when playing a fullscreen game at the same time as VLC

Stream output:
 * Fix 24bits audio MTU alignment in RTP
 * Fix record file names

Qt interface:
 * Fix minimal size possible on start
 * Fix a crash with the simple volume widget
 * Fix a crash in the audio menu building
 * Fix multimedia keys issues on Windows
 * Fix opening of DVD and BD folders on Windows

HTTP interface:
 * Fix album art display on Windows

Translations:
 * Update of Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, Modern Greek,
   Spanish, Basque, Finnish, French, Scottish Gaelic, Galician, Hebrew,
   Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian Bokmål, Nepali,
   Dutch, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian,
   Sinhala, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian
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Audio output:
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 * Fix digital playback (SPDIF/HDMI) on Windows
 * Fix stuttering or silent playback when using sound enhancers or external
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 * Improve responsiveness on OS X when playback starts or is being paused
 * Improve responsiveness, silent playback intervals and reliability on iOS

Demuxers:
 * Fix Vimeo and DailyMotion parsing
 * Various WMV playback improvements and fixes

Decoders:
 * Fix LPCM 20/24-bit decoding and 16 bits with channel padding
 * Fix playback of some HEVC samples

Video filters:
 * Fix crash on deinterlace selection

Qt interface:
 * Fix some streaming profiles when copy existed
 * Improve A-B loop control
 * Fix album art update when changing media

Mac OS X interface:
 * Add a language option in the interface
 * Option to control VLC's iTunes pausing behavior is more easy to find
 * Improved UI resetting when requested in the preferences
 * Fix issue which prevented to enable more than one video filter on Mavericks
 * Fix an issue which could prevent automatic UI language settings from working
 * Fix opening subtitles files through drag & drop or double-clicking
 * Fix crash when closing window without decorations
 * Fix issue where extra video window was resized even if this was disabled

Win32 installer:
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Translations:
 * Update of Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Estonian,
   French, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kannada, Khmer,
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Core:
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 * Fix recording
 * Fix some subtitles track selection

Decoders:
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 * HEVC/H.265 support in MKV, MP4 and raw files
 * Fix GPU decoding under Windows (DxVA2) crashes
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 * Fix crashes on wav, mlp and mkv and modplug files
 * Support Speex in ogg files
 * Fix some .mov playlists support
 * Support Alac in mkv
 * Fix WMV3 and palette in AVI
 * Fix FLAC packetizer issues in some files

Access:
 * Fix DVB options parsing
 * Fix DeckLink HDMI input
 * Fix HTTPS connectivity on OS X by loading root certificates from Keychain

Audio output:
 * Fixes for DirectSound pass-through
 * Fixes for OSS output, notably on BSD

Interfaces:
 * Fix HTTP interface infinite loop
 * Fix D-Bus volume setting

Qt:
 * Reinstore right click subtitle menu to open a subtitle
 * Fix saving the hotkeys in preferences
 * Fix saving the audio volume on Win32, using DirectSound
 * Fix play after drag'n drop
 * Fix streaming options edition and scale parameter

Stream out:
 * Fix transcoding audio drift issues
 * Fix numerous audio encoding issues

Win32 installer:
 * Important rewrite to fix numerous bugs, notably about updates
 * Simplification of the upgrade mechanism

Mac OS X interface:
 * Reintroduce the language selector known from pre-2.1 releases
 * Fix fullscreen behaviour and various crashes
 * Fix about dialog crash in Japanese
 * Fix crashes on proxy lookups
 * Fixes on the playlist and information behaviours
 * Fixes on the streaming dialogs
 * Improves interface resizings

Translations:
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 * Port to Android
 * Port to iOS
 * Partial support for Windows Store App / WinRT
 * Add an audio fingerprinter, using AcoustID!
 * Remove SQL support
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 * Numerous improvements on the OpenMAX IL codec module
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 * Support for Webinar GoToMeeting 4 (G2M4)
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 * Improvements in Blu-Ray module, notably for multiple video tracks support
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 * New video capture module for OS X based on AVFoundation, named AVcapture
 * New shared memory framebuffer access module, named shm
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 * 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 total number of tracks in major container
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 * AVI: support for files produced by Nikon cameras
 * Support for more MJPEG streams
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 * Add protection against several potential heap buffer overflow in libebml
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 * OpenBSD sndio audio output support
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   distributing such devices under the brand "TASCAM" (US-122, US-144, etc.).
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 * New, simplified AudioUnit output for iOS
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 * New VSXu visualization plugin
 * ARM NEON acceleration of volume filter
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 * New output using OpenMAX IL hardware acceleration API
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 * Extended support for recording, notably for MKV and AVI
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