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Changes between 0.8.4 and 0.8.4a:
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Audio output:
 * Fix a52 over spdif in alsa
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 * SPDIF output available again in the Mac OS X Audio menu.
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Decoder:
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 * Add support for new BMP and Cook (RealAudio G2) decoders in ffmpeg
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 * Add support for some non-standard FOURCCs used for H.264/H.263
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Demux:
 * Fix bug with some HE-AAC audio tracks

Services Discovery:
 * HAL fixes, should now work with new API
 * SAP, fix 20 second freeze on windows
 * UPnP fixes
 * Avahi 0.6 support
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Interfaces:
 * Mac OS X
    - fixed encoding of H.264/H.263 content when using the wizard 
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Changes between 0.8.2 and 0.8.4:
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Core support:
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 * Internal strings handling is now UTF-8 based
 * New OSD system
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 * Fixed problems with OpenGL output
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 * New --monitor-par (pixel aspect ratio) option
 * Fixed display problems with HDTV-1080 format
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Input:
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 * Improved DVB support for satellite bands other than Ku-band
 * IPv6 and Extended passive mode support for FTP
 * IPv6 Source Specific Multicast support
 * GnomeVFS input module
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 * Support for RTP packet reordering
 * Fixed syntax for FTP URLs
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Decoders:
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 * Support for libSDL_image to import different image types
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 * Musepack decoder using libmpdec
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 * QDM2 audio support (needs ffmpeg from 19th Oct 2005 or later)
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Services discovery:
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 * UPnP service discovery (Linux only at the moment)
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 * Bonjour service discovery using avahi (Linux only)
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Video filters:
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 * RSS feed overlay
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Audio filters:
* Fixes, enhancements and new options related to the Headphone Channel
  Mixer and Dolby Surround

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Stream output:
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 * New shout output module to forward streams to icecast servers
 * Fixed several SAP and SDP announcement bugs
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 * Fixed MTU handling to avoid IP fragments
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Interfaces:
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- new cone icon by Richard iestad (Eurodata, retron.info)
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 * Mac OS X
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    - New streaming and transcoding wizard
    - New extended controls panel
    - New bookmarks window
    - Fixed playlist sorting
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    - Fixed drag-and-drop inside the playlist
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    - Rename wxWindows interface in wxWidgets.
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    - All the --wxwin-* options are now --wx-*
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    - Support for RTP streaming in Stream Ouput dialog
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    - Now require wx2.6 with Unicode support
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 * Skins2
    - Tree playlist
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 * HTTP
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    - New RPN functions to control VLC features (see play-howto)
    - Facilities to correctly handle non-ASCII characters and spaces in
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      the names of files
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    - Include macro to include other files
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    - CGI 1.0 support
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ActiveX plugin:
* Should now work outside IE as well

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Mac OS X port:
* New script to delete the preferences automatically

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Windows port:
* Fixed bandwidth problems of HTTP streaming
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* Fixed audio problems with DirectX audio output
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Translations:
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 The following languages were added:
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 * Galician
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 * Korean
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 * Romanian
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 * Simplified Chinese
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 The following languages were re-added:
 * Swedish
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Changes between 0.8.1 and 0.8.2:
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Core support:
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 * Rewrite of the playlist
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    - Tree structure
    - Input preparsing (for meta-data)
    - Grouping (by artist, ...) support 
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 * Preferences improvements: 
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    - New organization, designed to improve usability
    - New configuration types (list of modules, ...)
 * XML parsers
 * Core image manipulation support
 * Client-side SSL/TLS support
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 * SSL Client certificates checking support (allows for secure VoD)
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 * Renamed --spu-channel to --sub-track
 * Renamed --spumargin to --sub-margin
 * Renamed --audio-channel to --audio-track
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 * Renamed --filter to --vout-filter
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 * filters, extra interfaces, visualizations and service discovery modules are
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   now separated by ':' instead of ','
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 * Access filter architecture
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 * Track selection based on preferred language (--sub-language and --audio-language)
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 * Zsh autocompletion for VLC's arguments
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 * Many bugfixes...
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Input/Demuxers:
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 * Support for SOCKS proxy
 * Support for Shoutcast Meta-data
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 * Support for (HE-)AAC raw-audio streams
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 * Support for images on a HTTP server that get refreshed on the server
 * Better support for Kasenna streams
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 * RTSP UDP->TCP rollover support
 * Massive Matroska improvements
 * Support for XA and VOC audio files
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 * TiVo demuxer
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 * Samba (Windows shares) access module
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 * Improved CDDAX module (uses several playlist items)
 * Fixes to Linux DVB support
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 * Fix the "negative subtitles delay" bug
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 * Support for FTP over IPv6
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Decoders / Encoders:
 * Dirac decoder and encoder
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 * PNG decoder/encoder
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 * Improvements to DVB subtitles encoder
 * Support for Apple Lossless Audio Codec
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Access filters:
 * New Record and Timeshift filters

Services discovery:
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 * New type of modules, that add items to the playlist
 * Brand new SAP module
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     * To enable SAP, you now need to use "-S sap" or add SAP in 
       the "Manage->Services Discovery" menu
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     ( IPv6 SAP is now enabled by default )
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     * Non-standard support for HTTP streams SAP announces removed
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 * HAL (Hardware Abstraction Layer) discovery
 * DAAP (iTunes shares) support
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 * Shoutcast
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Audio output:
 * Support for 20/24 bits LPCM

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Video output:
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 * Video snapshot support (png or jpg)
 * Image file video output (png)
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 * Motion detection filter (can trigger playlist actions)
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 * Improvements to wall video filter
 * Support for font color and opacity
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Stream output:
 * Muxers
    - ASF improvements
 * VLM / VoD
    - Ability to load a configuration file on startup
    - Seeking support in VoD streams
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 * Mosaic (picture-in-picture system)

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Interfaces:
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 * wxWidgets
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    - Redesigned playlist : add playlist, add directory, ...
    - Improved preferences
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    - Improvements to the wizard
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    - DVD, VCD and Audio CD navigation buttons
 * MacOS X
    - Redesigned playlist
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    - Improved preferences
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 * Skins
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    - Support for multiple actions
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    - Fixes
 * HTTP
    - Support for the new playlist system
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 * Lirc
    - Now uses new config settings. See doc/lirc/example.lirc
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Windows port:
 * Screensaver disabling fix
 * DirectShow tuner configuration
 * Support for no-decoration windows
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MacOS X port:
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 * Many Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger related fixes
 * The OpenGL video output is back
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 * A new audio module that should work more reliable for analog audio output in various configurations.
   - Supports multichannel discrete analog output
   - Digital audio output requires you to change a preference setting because it
     is not yet available in the new module
   - Please read the README.MacOSX.rtf file for more information.
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BeOS port:
 * Support for single-buffered overlay

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Pocket PC port:
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 * Many fixes
 * New interface
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 * New video output
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Mozilla Plugin:
 * Javascript fixes
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 * Mozilla plugin for MacOS X is back (not yet distributed)
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IE Plugin:
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 * Brand new Internet Explorer ActiveX plugin
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Translations:
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 * Catalan
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 * Danish
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 * Turkish
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Changes between 0.8.0 and 0.8.1:
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Core support:
 * Include TLS/SSL API (on plattforms where libgnutls is available)
 * SSL support in the HTTP daemon (HTTP stream output and HTTP interface)
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Windows port:
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 * Fixed win32 multichannel audio output support (which was broken in 0.8.0)
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 * Fixed DV and MPEG (WinTV PVR 250/350) support in the dshow input
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 * Fixed spurious taskbar item after switching to fullscreen

WinCE port:
 * A few more updates (we still miss an interface and a fast video output).

Audio Output:
 * Portaudio audio output plugin improvements

Video Output:
 * Proper subpictures scaling using the aspect-ratio info when available

Demuxers:
 * Fixed crash with ODML avi files
 * Fixed autodetection of VCD/SVCD bin files
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 * Supports Kasenna VoD (MPEG2 only) and simulcast streaming
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 * Encoders:
   * Fixed aspect ratio and interlaced support in ffmpeg encoder module
 * Stream output:
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 * Major work on libvlc. Changed/renamed/added functions
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 * Complete switch to the new input core (better seeking, multi-input, ...)
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 * New plugins cache to speed up launch time
 * New --play-and-stop feature which stops the playlist after each played item
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 * Daemon mode (to run vlc in the background)
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 * Major improvements to the subtitle/OSD subsystem
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Input:
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 * New screen capture input plugin for X11, Win32, BeOS and Mac OS X 
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 * Improved DVD support:
    - uses libdvdnav for playing DVDs with menus support
    - uses libdvdread for simple playback with menus (eg. for streaming)
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 * Experimental multi-input support ( use --input-slave to play with it )
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 * Automatic MTU discovery for UDP streams
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 * More powerful MRL syntax for DVD/VCD/CDDA access 
    (selection of titles/chapters).
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Demuxers:
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 * Support for iTunes Music Store previews
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 * Support for MJPEG webcams (i.e. AXIS cams)
 * Added initial mp4 and mpeg-ts text track support
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 * Windows Media Server RTSP support
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 * Support for MPEG TS streams with error correction (204/192 bytes TS packets)
 * Support for DTS audio in MPEG TS (ETSI TS 102 154 Annex G)
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 * Skins2 .vlt file loader (only when skins2 is the current interface)
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 * Improved Ogg demuxer
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 * Support for MPEG PS streams with MPEG 4 video.
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 * Support for so called AACPlus webstreams
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Codecs:
 * G.726 audio support
 * 14496-17 MPEG TS text support
 * MPEG-4 text support
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 * Vastly improved DVB subtitles decoder (ETS 300 743)
 * Enabled color in DVB subtitles rendering
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 * VobSub supported both externally and in Matroska
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Stream Output:
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  * Re-use audio/video/spu decoders in transcoder module. From now on,
     everything that is playable by VLC should be transcodable as well
  * Subtitles overlaying in transcoder
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  * Subpictures overlaying in transcoder (see video output)
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  * Frame rate selection in the transcoder
  * DVB subtitles encoder
  * MPEG 1 layer 2 audio encoder using libtoolame
  * Improved vorbis/theora encoding
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  * Text track muxing for mp4
  * Multipart mjpeg muxing. Your video is directly viewable in a Mozilla Browser
  * 14496-17 text track muxing for MPEG TS
  * Support for DTS audio in MPEG TS (ETSI TS 102 154 Annex G)
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  * Teletext (0x56 descriptor) streaming support in MPEG TS.
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  * New WAV muxer (supports multi-channel audio)
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  * Improved ASF muxer
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  * H.263 RTP streaming support
  * SDP generation outputs more compliant SDPs and can create SDP files now
  * Improved RTSP and VoD server (experimental)
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Audio Output:
 * New audio equalizer filter
 * Very trivial volume normalizer
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 * True channel downmixing when playing 5:1 material on Stereo
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 * More gradual resampling which should improve the pitch changing effect
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 * New audio output plugin using portaudio v19
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Video Output:
 * Roku HD1000 Video output
 * Experimental generic OpenGL video output (X11, Win32, MacOS X)
   with support for effects.
 * Improved filter and subpictures support :
	- New filters can be streamed.
	- "Subpicture filters" to overlay subpictures on video 
	- Centralized scaling and blending
 * New filters : 
	- "time", to display current time 
	- "marq", to display a marquee

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Interfaces:
 * OSD sliders for volume and postition information
 * OSD icons for Play and Pause
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 * New Streaming Wizard for Windows and Linux default interfaces (wxWindows)
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 * A few skins2 improvements
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 * Added search, volume, loop and random functions to the ncurses interface
 * Added a filesystem browser to the ncurses interface
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 * The remote control interface can now listen for commands on sockets
 * Improved CORBA control module
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Mac OS X port:
 * Fixed the "cannot set buffersize:[nope]" coreaudio problem
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 * Major speed improvements to the Quartz video output
 * The Mac OS X interface is no longer required to display video
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Linux port:
 * New galaktos visualization plugin (MilkDrop-compatible)
 * Experimental SVG rendering module
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 * Support for DVB CAM modules.
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Windows port:
 * DirectX Media Object decoder (allows playing some media types, like WMV3)
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 * DirectX Media Object audio and video encoder
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 * Fixed long standing win32 thread handles leak
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 * Fixed problem with CPU usage with subtitles rendering
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 * Wallpaper mode for the DirectX video output (only in overlay mode)
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WinCE port:
 * Massive update (we still miss an interface and a fast video output).

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Mozilla plugin:
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 * Added a lot of Javascript accessible funtionality
 * Volume, position, length, seek etc etc etc.
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Misc:
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 * Server/client network synchronization module
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 * VBrick streams fully supported
 * Cisco IP/TV streams supported
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 * VLM enhancements
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Changes between 0.7.1 and 0.7.2:
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Core support:
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 * Bookmarks feature for easier seeking/access inside medias.
 * Support for video output embedded in interfaces.
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 * Improved HTTP daemon.
 * Saved playlists now remember VLC-specific options.
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Codecs:
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 * New Continuous Media Markup Language (CMML) codec.
   (http://www.annodex.net/overview.html)
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 * New H.261 video decoder using openmash.
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 * H264 encoder, demuxer and packetizer.
 * Packetizer interfaces between demux and codec when needed
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   (allows using ffmpeg plugin to decode MPEG streams and better aac decoding).
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 * Support for Theora alpha3 (both decoding and encoding).
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Input:
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 * --start-time <sec> and --stop-time <sec> to start and stop playing a 
   file at the specified amount of seconds. Only works with a few
   fileformats (avi, mov, mkv, mp4 )
 * Improved directory access module.
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 * New "file-cat" option to play truncated movies.
 * Better handling of meta info (title, author, description, etc...).
 * New options to pass meta info to the input.
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 * It is now possible to stream programs from a DVB-S/C/T stream
   (satellite, cable, or digital terestrial television)
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Demux:
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 * Annodex (http://www.annodex.net) support.
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 * mmsh streaming fixes.
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 * Fixed infinite loop in the AVI demux on broken/incomplete files.
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Subtitles:
 * Subviewer and subviewer v2 subtitles support.
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 * Ability to choose autodetected subtitles path.
 * Subtitles delay can be changed in real time with hotkeys.
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 * Improved session announcement system.
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 * Minimize threads usage by default.
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 * Added faster than realtime stream output (limited by CPU) for file output.
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 * Improved MOV/MP4 muxer.
 * Improved MPEG TS muxer.
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 * Improved transrater.
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 * Meta info options used by the muxers.
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 * New configuration system.
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 * Better audio channels downmixing when transcoding.

VideoLAN manager:
 * New videolan (media) manager (vlm): a little manager designed to launch
   and manage multiple streams from within one instance of VLC.
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 * Supports live streams and VoD.
 * Supports scheduling.
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 * Telnet interface for vlm.
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 * HTTP interface for vlm.
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Interfaces:
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 * Skins II (Windows and Linux only)
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    - Ability to embed video output.
    - Support for bitmap fonts.
    - Lots of improvements.
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 * wxWindows (default Windows and Linux interface)
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    - New design and set of icons.
    - Ability to embed video output.
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    - Support for hotkeys.
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    - Support for bookmarks.
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 * Mac OS X
    - Support for 'groups' and playlist item properties.
    - Better hotkeys handling.
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Mac OS X port:
 * OpenGL video output is now the default when available.
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 * Added FAAC encoder (mp4a).
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 * Audio output fix to work with multiple streams on a HAL device.
 * Possible fix for conflict with CodeTek VirtualDesktop (untested).
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Win32 port:
 * DirectShow input plugin should work with more devices.
 * Disable monitor power down when watching movies.
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 * Improved Windows installer.
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Linux port:
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 * PowerPC fixes.
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 * Improvements to the Goom visualisation plugin.
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 * Roku HD1000 audio output.
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Mac OS X:
 * Fixed the infamous 'mp3 takes twice the CPU it should take' bug
 * Playing MOD files is working now.


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 * IGMPv3 support for VLC under Windows XP and Linux.
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Codecs:
 * Brand new DTS Coherent Acoustics audio decoder based on libdts
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 * Fixed DTS S/PDIF output
 * SVCD (Philips OGT) and CVD subtitles

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 * Internal improvments
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Input:
 * Experimental support for Nullsoft streaming video(.nsv) and real media(.rm)
   container formars.
 * New demux module that uses libavformat from ffmpeg. Adds support for many
   small and strange formats.
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 * New PVA demux.
 * New MOD audio demux.
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 * Support for DTS and A52/AC3 wav files.
 * Support for DTS and A52/AC3 audio CD.
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 * New and experimental DVD input plugin with menus support (using libdvdnav).
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 * Added back DV audio support in raw DV demuxer.
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 * MP4/MOV muxer improvements (fast-start, aac in mov, etc...).
 * Fixed a nasty bug in the mpeg video packetizer.
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 * Improved transcoding (multithreading, more tuning, etc...).
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 * Fixed sdp in SAP.
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Mac OS X port:
 * New opengl video output plugin.

Win32 port:
 * A few improvements to the DirectShow input plugin.
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 * Fixed ipv6 name resolution.
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 * Brand new decoder/packetizer api.
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 * New encoder api (Ffmpeg, Vorbis, Theora, Flac and Speex encoders available).
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 * Video outputs are recycled if possible.
   This removes any 'flicker' between two similiar video files.
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 * Fixed the video filters. Video should no longer go black when using filters.
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 * New input core. Advantages are: better seeking, more responsive, support for
   subtitle files at the core, and much much more.
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Playlist:
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 * Added a repeat mode to repeat a single file over and over.
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 * Playlist sorting 
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 * Fixed annoying seeking problem with Ogg files (seeking would take ages).
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 * Support for Flac in Ogg files.
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 * MPEG TS demuxer also handles A52 and AAC audio in DVB streams.
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 * Rewrite of the Flac demuxer.
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 * cddax and vcdx plugins using libcdio, libvcd and libvcdinfo. (Linux only)
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 * Reworked DVB tuning.
 * Better Icecast support.
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 * New MPEG video elementary streams demuxer.
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 * New DTS audio elementary streams demuxer.
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 * Support for Theora video encoding.
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 * Support for Speex audio decoding/encoding.
 * Rewrite of the Flac decoder + encoding support.
 * Support for MPEG2 422 decoding which was recently added to libmpeg2 (cvs).
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 * Support for AAC + SBR and proper multi-channel re-ordering.
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 * MPEG 2.5 audio support.
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 * Removed deprecated decoders (a52_old, mpeg_video and mpeg_audio).
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 * Improvements to the MPEG TS muxer.
 * New transrating module for MPEG2 video.
 * Added packetization for MPEG AAC ADTS streams.
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 * Added packetizers for Flac, Speex, Theora, LPCM, DTS and SPU streams.
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 * Improved mp4 muxing and added AAC/MP4V support when transcoding.
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 * Improved Ogg muxing and added Theora, Speex, Flac and subtitles support.
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 * MPEG TS muxer follows the ATSC/DVB specs for embedded A52 audio.
 * --sout-keep option to keep the stream open while changing input.
 * Preliminary RTP support.
 * Fixes to SAP announces.

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 * Skins:
    - Bugfixes
    - misc improvements (eg, "stay on top" option).
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 * New standardized and customizable hotkeys.
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 * wxWindows
    - Playlist improvements (Sort, Search, mode buttons).
    - Improvements and help in preferences
    - New streaming wizard
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 * HTTP
    - Improvements of the standard pages
    - Support for new commands
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 * OSD ( OS X and hotkeys only atm ).
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Service discovery:
 * Many fixes to the SAP module
 * SAP now supports HTTP streams

Subtitles:
 * Text subtitles now have a black outline.
 * Text subtitles autodetection.
 * Text subtitles charset autodetection.
 * Text subtitles for all videofiles. Results may vary.
 * Text subtitles in Hebrew are supported. Arabic partially.
 * Automatic fontsize selection for text subtitles.
 * Fixed SAMI text subtitles support.
 * Support for subtitles in Matroska files.
 * Support for subtitles in DVB streams.
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 * New controller designed by Max Rudberg from www.maxthemes.com
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 * Save playlist.
 * Works on 10.1.x again. Apologies for that problem.
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 * Support for Panther.
 * Support for raw dumping of streams to disk.
 * Mozilla plugin for Mac OS X (experimental).
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 * VLC can be installed as a Windows NT service.
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 * Allow on the fly switching of the main interface.
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 * Support for 3F2R in audio output.
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 * New --one-instance option to "force" only one running instance of VLC.
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 * Mozilla plugin for Windows (experimental).
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 * Multimonitor support (untested).
 * Fixed nasty timing bug on some dual-cpu / P4 with hyperthreading systems.
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 * Improved Video4Linux input. Also added support for an audio only input.
 * Support for real-time priority when running with root privileges.
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 * Audio visual effects filter using goom.
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 * Spanish, Portuguese Brazilian and Hungarian translations.
 * libcaca video output (colored ascii)
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Core support:
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Stream output:
 * Transcoder now generates proper pts/dts thus should work a lot better.
 * Improved MPEG TS muxer.

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 * Support for DVB-S/C/T cards using v4l2 API for Linux 2.6.x kernels.
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 * Few fixes to the VCD navigation.

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 * Fixed fullscreen with gnome metacity.

Win32 port:
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 * Familiar interface with Gtk+-1.2 and GPE support removed (deprecreated).

Miscellaneous:
 * Text subtitles now centered on the picture.
 * Ffmpeg decoder now generates proper pts and can be used to play
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Core support:
 * There should be less bogus resampling, particularly on DVDs.
 * VLC will now wait for the medium to wake up before starting its clock
   after a pause.

Stream output:
 * Added vorbis audio support in Ogg streaming.
 * Added vorbis audio transcoding support.
 * Added mp3 audio transcoding support (when ffmpeg is compiled with mp3lame).
UNIX ports:
 * ALSA multi-channel support fixed and tested.
 * Fixed fullscreen with gnome metacity.

Win32 port:
 * Fixed VCD support which was broken on some machines.

iPaq port:
 * Familiar interface with Gtk+-1.2 and GPE support removed (deprecreated).

Miscellaneous:
 * Text subtitles now centered on the picture.
 * Ffmpeg decoder now generates proper pts and can be used to play
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 * PS muxer can create mpeg1 files now and produce streams with system headers.
 * You can transcode a52 with more than two channels to mpga now.
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Win32 port:
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 * Fixed/improved ALSA support and enabled multi-channel audio output.
 * X11/Xvideo: Should now work on big endian machines, and you can now
   use the arrow keys to browse through the DVD menus.
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iPaq port:
 * Gtk+2 interface called PDA
 * Familiar Gtk+ is now deprecreated
 * Codec a52, Faad2 and flac added
 * Video4Linux enabled (demux and transcode)
 * Stream Out with transcode support enabled (use codecs: HuffYuvv and A-law).

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 * Improved HTTP remote control interface. You can now create your own HTML pages.
 * A new CORBA control plugin.
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Input demux:
 * Improved support for the Matroska container format.

Miscellaneous:
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 * New video filter plugin to overlay logos.
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 * Fixed a big bug in ftp and http access that prevented many platforms (OSX most prominently) to view ftp and http streams.
 * Fixed large file support on Windows
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 * Better detection of AAC and mp3 files
 * Support for OpenDML avi files
 * More complete .mp4/.mov support
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 * Support for Sorenson 3 (SVQ3 or Quicktime content) via ffmpeg
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 * Fixed a bug which was causing artefacts in DivX video (ffmpeg)
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 * New stream output scheme. It is now possible to build a chain of stream outputs allowing for instance to stream and display some content at the same time.
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 * Fixed major bug that prevented streaming mpeg 1/2 video with pulldown content.
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 * Added a Gentoo ebuild to the distribution
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 * New skinable interface ported to X11.
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Mac OS X port:
 * When you add several items to the playlist, they are sorted alphabetically.
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 * Fixed the deinterlace menu.
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 * Float on top, Fit to Screen and a Transparency option for video out.
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 * New icons by Davor Orel.
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 * New audio resampler. Should make VLC much faster.
 * Fixed disappearing and crackling sound (PTS is out of range bug)
 * We no longer automatically save the preferences when you quit the application
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 * Fixed the "no sound" problem on NT4
 * Improved skinnable interface (it now uses the wxWindows interface dialogs).
 * Added support for compressed skins files (.vlt files)
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BeOS port:
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 * support for skins at the interface level
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 * the video output takes into account the caching delay introduced at the
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Input access:
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 * support for opening an entire directory
 * EOF should be detected more reliably
 * new video4linux access plug-in
 * new kfir access plug-in designed to work around a bug in the kfir driver

Input demux:
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 * fix for some ogg web radio streams
 * fixed reading TS streams over HTTP
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Codecs:
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Stream output:
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 * fixed a segfault in the AVI muxer
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Miscellaneous:
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UNIX ports:
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Mac OS X port:
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iPAQ familiar Linux port:
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 * fixed a 'clicking' sound when switching between streams
 * new bandlimited resampler that should improve audio quality on primarily
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 * fixed a problem with audio over http that caused some web radios to not work
 * DTS S/PDIF support
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 * support for DV audio through the ffmpeg library
 * support for FLAC audio through libflac
 * new but basic MPEG video decoder based on libmpeg2
 * fixed a major bug in LPCM code (fixes a problem with iDVD disks)

Stream output:
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