Commit 52b43cc9 authored by Gildas Bazin's avatar Gildas Bazin

NEWS, TODO: comprehensive new features update.

parent bff77b41
......@@ -12,23 +12,41 @@ Core support:
* New --play-and-stop feature which stops the playlist after each played item
* Daemon mode
Input:
* New screen capture input plugin for X11
* Improved DVD support:
- uses libdvdnav for playing DVDs with menus support
- uses libdvdread for simple playback with menus (eg. for streaming)
* Experimental --input-slave option to start playing with multi-input
* Automatic MTU discovery for UDP streams
Demux:
* Support iTunes Music Store previews
* Support for MJPEG webcams (i.e. AXIS cams)
* Added initial mp4 and mpeg-ts text track support
* Windows Media Server RTSP support
* 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)
* Skin2 .vlt file loader (only when skin2 is the current interface)
Codecs:
* G.726 audio support
* 14496-17 MPEG TS text support
* MPEG-4 text support
* DirectX Media Object decoder (allows playing some media types, like WMV3 on Windows)
* Vastly improved DVB subtitles decoder (ETS 300 743)
* Enabled color in DVB subtitles rendering
Stream Output:
* 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
* H.263 RTP streaming support
* Support for DTS audio in MPEG TS (ETSI TS 102 154 Annex G)
* Experimental WAV muxer
Audio Output:
* New audio equalizer filter
* Very trivial volume normalizer
Interfaces:
* Added search, volume, loop and random functions to the ncurses interface
......@@ -36,14 +54,21 @@ Interfaces:
* OSD sliders for volume and postition information
* OSD icons for Play and Pause
* New Streaming Wizard for Windows and Linux default interfaces
* A few skins2 improvements
Mac OS X port:
* Fixed the "cannot set buffersize:[nope]" coreaudio problem
* The MacOSX interface is no longer required to display video
Windows CE PocketPC port:
* Brand new port of VLC. Still very experimental
* Works with MPEG and Divx
Linux port:
* New galaktos visualization plugin (MilkDrop-compatible)
* Experimental SVG rendering module
Windows port:
* DirectX Media Object decoder (allows playing some media types, like WMV3)
* Fixed long standing win32 thread handles leak
* Fixed problem with CPU useage with subtitles rendering
* Wallpaper mode for the DirectX video output (only in overlay mode)
Mozilla plugin:
* Added a lot of Javascript accessible funtionality
......@@ -51,11 +76,11 @@ Mozilla plugin:
Misc:
* Roku HD1000 Video output
* Server-network synchronization module
* Experimental SVG rendering module
* Server/client network synchronization module
* VBrick streams fully supported
* Kasenna MediaBase streams largely supported
* Cisco IP/TV streams supported
* Experimental OpenGL video output for X11 and win32
Changes between 0.7.1 and 0.7.2:
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......@@ -92,14 +92,6 @@ Description: make everything UTF-8 based
Convert everything that deals with strings to a UTF-8 based system. Not very difficult, but needs a lot of checking, testing and allows for easy breakage.
Status: Todo
Task
Difficulty: Medium
Urgency: Wishlist
Platform: any
Description: no blocking primary interface
Do away with the strange primary blocking interface. The first interface should be run in the same thread, but not be the blocking call. Load other interfaces in new threads.
Status: Todo
Task
Difficulty: Medium
Urgency: Wishlist
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