Commit 7d0dc9c4 authored by Gildas Bazin's avatar Gildas Bazin

* NEWS: updated with new features.
parent 2dd37f66
$Id: NEWS,v 1.72 2003/11/17 06:31:22 hartman Exp $
$Id: NEWS,v 1.73 2003/11/18 18:45:33 gbazin Exp $
Changes between 0.6.2 and 0.6.3:
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Core support:
* Brand new decoder/packetizer api.
Adds a lot more flexibility while also simplifying the decoder plugins.
* New encoder api (ffmpeg, vorbis and theora encoders available).
* Video outputs are recycled if possible.
This removes any 'flicker' between two similiar video files.
* Fixed the video filters. Video should no longer go black when these are used.
* Fixed the video filters. Video should no longer go black when using filters.
* New input core. Advantages are: better seeking, more responsive, support for subtitle files at the core, and much much more.
* Added a repeat mode to repeat a single file over and over.
Input:
* MPEG TS demuxer also handles A52 audio in DVB streams.
* Fixed annoying seeking problem with Ogg files (seeking would take ages).
* Support for FLAC in Ogg files.
* MPEG TS demuxer also handles A52 and AAC audio in DVB streams.
* Fixed seeking support in FLAC files.
* cddax and vcdx plugins using libcdio, libvcd and libvcdinfo. (Linux only)
* Reworked DVB tuning.
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* rtp/rtsp support.
Codecs:
* Support for Theora video encoding.
* Support for Speex audio.
* Support for AAC + SBR.
* MPEG 2.5 support.
* removed old a52, mpeg_video and mpeg_audio codecs, since we are using others now.
* Removed deprecated decoders (a52_old, mpeg_video and mpeg_audio).
Interface:
* Bug fixes / improvements in the skins (eg. "stay on top" option).
* Improvements to the wxwindows playlist (Sort,Search, mode buttons).
* Improvements to the wxwindows playlist (Sort, Search, mode buttons).
* Help in the wxwindows preferences window.
* New standardized and customizable hotkeys.
* OSD ( OS X and hotkeys only atm ).
* Improvements to the Web interface.
* Fixes of the SAP interface.
* Fixes for the SAP interface.
Mac OS X port:
* New controller designed by Max Rudberg from www.maxthemes.com
......@@ -49,11 +55,16 @@ Win32 port:
* New --one-instance option to "force" only one running instance of VLC.
* Mozilla plugin for Windows (experimental).
Linux port:
* Improved Video4Linux input. Also added support for an audio only input.
* Support for real-time priority when running with root privileges.
Stream output:
* Improvments to the MPEG TS muxer.
* New transrating module for MPEG2 video.
* Added packetization for MPEG AAC ADTS streams.
* Improved mp4 muxing and added AAC/MP4V support when transcoding.
* Improved Ogg muxing and added theora, speex and subtitles support.
* Theora video encoding.
* 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.
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