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Changes between 1.1.x and 1.2.0-pre1:
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Important notes:
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 * Start/end titles/chapters are now specified with # rather than @ to fix
   conflicts with some URLs and file names. For instance, this plays a DVD
   from the 2nd chapter of the 1st title up to the 4th chapter of the 3rd
   title:  vlc dvd://#1:2-3:4
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 * The 40+ --*-caching options were simplified and dumbed down to 4 options:
   - --file-caching specifies caching for local files,
   - --network-caching specifies caching for network resources,
   - --live-caching specifies caching for capture devices and
   - --disc-caching specifies caching for local optical media.
   All values are expressed in milliseconds as in previous versions.
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 * HTTP server IP address, port, and TLS configuration is now centralized:
   - The --http-host option sets the address, e.g. "--http-host=2001:db8::1".
     By default, both :: and 0.0.0.0 are used.
   - The --http-port and --https-port options set the port numbers.
     By default, 8080 is used for HTTP, and 8443 for HTTPS.
   - The TLS credentials are configured with --http-cert (public certificate),
     --http-key (private key), --http-ca (optional CA) and
     --http-crl (optional CRL).
 * RTSP server IP address and port are updated similarly.
   Use --rtsp-host and --rtsp-port respectively.
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 * The --miface-addr option does not exist anymore. To select the multicast
   output interface, use --miface instead, e.g. --miface=eth0.
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 * The Windows version will only work with Windows XP SP2 or later.
   Windows 2000 SP4, Windows XP < SP2, Windows 2003 SP0 are now unsupported.
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Important changes for packagers:
 * The default builds now assume that the operating system uses UTF-8 for
   its file systems and files content (except the Windows port). If this is
   not acceptable, pass --enable-non-utf8 to the configure script.
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   Non-UTF-8 file systems support will be removed in future versions.
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 * The VLC plugins path can be overridden with the VLC_PLUGIN_PATH environment
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   variable. The --plugin-path command line option was removed.
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 * The default tarballs are now compressed with XZ/LZMA: .tar.xz
 * OSS support is not compiled on Linux by default, pass --enable-oss to the
   configure script if you use OSSv4 or really want to use OSS emulation.
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 * The webplugins has moved to git://git.videolan.org/npapi-vlc.git
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Core:
 * Major Video Core and Outputs rework and rewrite:
   Subtitles, subpictures and OSD can now be sized and blent inside video outputs
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   x11 (Unix), OpenGL (Unix) and Direct3D (Windows) are such video outputs.
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 * Almost every video filter can now be transcoded
 * Playback rate doesn't get resetted to 1 between items anymore
 * Option --sub-filter was renamed --sub-source
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 * Port to Android, iOS, OS/2 and Win64
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Access:
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 * Multiple files are now supported inside RAR files
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 * BDA: experimental support for ClearQam devices
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 * DVB-S scanning support on Unix
 * DVB-C scanning on Unix scans correct modulation/symbolrate if needed
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 * DShow: support for freq and video standard selection
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 * Support for VDR recordings (http://www.tvdr.de/) folders
 * Blu-Ray Discs integration using libbluray
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 * HTTP Live Streaming (IETF draft) playback support
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 * Blackmagic DeckLink SDI cards input support (Linux only currently)
 * Linear Systems (HD-)SDI cards input support (Linux)
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 * PulseAudio audio input support
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 * RTP: support for dynamic payload types by specifying the payload format
   in an option (no autodetection): only Theora supported for now
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 * Basic HTCPCP implementation for Coffee Pot control
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 * QTCapture: added support for all QTKit-compatible video input devices
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 * QTSound: added support for all QTKit-compatible audio input devices
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 * X11 Screen: support for capturing partially hidden windows
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 * MPEG DASH (Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP) support
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Codecs:
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 * You can now use ffmpeg-mt in conjunction with vlc
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 * Important fixes for RealVideo 3.0 and 4.0 playback, notably in MKV
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 * Experimental Hardware decoding using Broadcom CrystalHD cards
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 * New module for decoding EBU subtitles (.stl)
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 * Support for 9bits and 10bits H.264/AVC decoding
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 * Support for 20-bits PCM and DAT-12 (digital magnetic tapes) from RTP
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 * New module for Dirac encoding, using the faster libschroedinger
   The Schroedinger module should be prefered to the Dirac one
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 * Support for WMV Images, aka WMVP and WVP2, as used by Photo Story
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 * Support for Lagarith Lossless video codec
 * Support for ProRes 422 video codec in 10bits
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 * EIA-608 closed captions improvements
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 * Support for JPEG 2000 and Motion JPEG 2000 in the Windows and Mac binaries
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 * Experimental support of IOMX for OpenMAX IL codecs on Android
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 * One can use "mp2 " fourcc to encode in mpeg1/2 layer 2
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Demuxers:
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 * New images demuxer supporting jpeg, png, targa, xcf, git, tiff, bmp, pcx, lbm
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 * C64 SID file playback support of using sidplay2
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 * Support for images/cover art in wma/wmv/asf files
 * Improvements in .ape files metadata reading and writing
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 * New demuxer module for EBU subtitles (.stl)
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 * Support for caf, mtv, awb, f4v, amr, vro (DVD-VR) files
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 * Ogg, flv, mxf, amr seeking improvements
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 * Major improvements in Matroska (mkv) chapters/segments handling and seeking
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 * Support for duration and better seeking in Mpeg-TS files (.ts, .m2ts, .mts)
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 * Mov improvements, notably for aspect-ratio handling and Audio DV tracks
 * Improved support of tracker files
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Interfaces:
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 * Qt: effects dialogs rework
 * Qt: new CoverFlow-like view of the playlist
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 * Qt: port to MacOS X platform
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 * Qt: small look improvements
 * Skins2 / Qt: misc improvements and usability fixes
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 * Skins2: fullscreen controller support, relative placement support
   and important cleanups and optimisations
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 * Mac OS X: re-written Main Window, which also includes the Video Windows
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 * Mac OS X: new Audio Effects panel adding Compressor and Spatializer filters
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 * Mac OS X: new Track Synchronization panel
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 * Mac OS X: new Video Effects panel for color and geometry adjustments
 * Mac OS X: re-written Open Disc functionality with automatic media detection
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 * Mac OS X: support for the native fullscreen mode on OS X Lion
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 * Mac OS X: enhanced AppleScript support
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 * The rc and telnet lua interfaces were merged into a new "cli" interface
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 * ncurses: heavy refactor of the complete interface
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 * dbus: Rewrite of the main loop to use a more efficient poll-based model
 * dbus: Upgrade to an mpris2 compliant interface, see http://www.mpris.org
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 * webUI/http: Rewrite of the web interface, using jQuery
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 * webUI/http: some requests are now supported in JSON in addition to XML
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 * webUI/http: path values for input and output are deprecated in favour of uri
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 * Qt/Win32: the update system now downloads the updates in the temp folder
 * Qt: preferences are now searchable
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Video Output:
 * New video output based on Direct2D for Windows 7 and Vista (with Platform Update)
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 * New video output for iOS platform
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 * Experimental work in progress on a video output using EGL
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 * Adaptation of the OpenGL layer for OpenGL ES 1.1
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 * Various vmem improvements
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 * OpenGL video output now accepts YUV as input and uses fragment programs for
   chroma conversion
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 * New video output for Android platform, based on Surface
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 * Support for 9/10bits output in the OpenGL output
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 * Updated OpenGL video output for Mac, requires a Quartz Extreme capable machine
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Audio Output and Filters:
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 * New audio output based on AudioQueue API for iOS
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 * New audio output in memory (amem)
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 * Important simplification and improvements in the core audio output
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 * New audio output based on OpenSL ES API for Android
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 * New audio resampler using Speex (DSP)
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 * New audio resampler using the Secret Rabbit Code (a.k.a. libsamplerate)
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 * New Compressor filter, a dynamic range compressor
 * New simplistic Karaoke filter
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 * New audio output based on kai API for OS/2
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Video Filter:
 * New gradfun filter for debanding videos using dithering
 * Rewrite of the grain filter, faster and with better quality
 * New posterize filter for lowering the number of colors
 * Atmo ambilight: improve Fnordlicht up to 254 channels
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 * New sepia filter for creating sepia effect in videos
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 * New deinterlacer mode Phosphor, a framerate doubling CRT TV simulator
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 * New deinterlacer mode IVTC, to do live inverse telecine for NTSC films
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 * New subsdelay filter to change subtitles delay
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 * New anti-flickering filter
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 * New OpenMAX DL IPCS filter for color space conversion and resizing
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 * Major improvements in the freetype text-rendering module, notably supporting
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   blackbox and customizable shadow.
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   NB: The freetype module is now used by default on the Mac OS X instead of
   the quartztext module, which can still be enabled manually.
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   The Win32 font selection was improved too.
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Stream output:
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 * New livehttp-module for HTTP Live Streaming (IETF draft) output
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   example: vlc inputfile :sout="#transcode{vcodec=h264,acodec=mp3,
    venc=x264{profile=baseline},width=320,vb=256,ab=96}:std{
    access=livehttp{index=public_html/iphonestream.m3u8,
    index-url=http://url-to-iphonestreamfile-###.ts},mux=ts{use-key-frames},
    dst=public_html/iphonestreamfile-###.ts}"
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 * RTP: support for Vorbis and Theora
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 * Major rework of VoD support
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 * New delay module, to introduce delays of one ES, when streaming:
       #delay{id=12,delay=500}:standard...
 * New setlang, setid modules to change lang or id of one ES, when streaming:
       #setid{id=12,new-id=42}:std...
 * New langfromtelx module, to change lang of one ES, when streaming, based on
   a telextex page: #langfromtelx{id=12,magazine=7,page=0x99,row=1}:std...
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 * New select module, to replace an existing ES with another ES in the same track
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   #duplicate{dst=bridge-out{id=1},select=video,dst=bridge-out{id=0xa3},select=audio}
   #transcode{...}:bridge-in{id-offset=0}:select{disable=0}:setid{id=0,newid=0xa3}:autodel:std{...}
 * New libavformat/avio access_output module for network streaming
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Services Discovery:
 * Search API to be able to query distant search APIs from the interfaces
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 * Upnp module was ported to Win32
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libVLC:
 * New capabilities for libVLC:
  ** libvlc_media_player_navigate for DVD navigation
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  ** libvlc_audio_filter_list_get, libvlc_video_filter_list_get to get the
     list of available audio and video filters
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  ** libvlc_audio_set_format, libvlc_audio_set_format_callbacks,
     libvlc_audio_set_callbacks
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     allow grabbing audio data from a chosen memory location in real-time.
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Removed modules:
 * asademux: use libass only
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 * subsass: use libass
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 * fake, invmem: use the new image demuxers
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 * hal, v4l, gapi, omapfb, hd1000a, hd1000v: obsolete unmaintained modules
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 * id3tag: use taglib
 * upnp: use upnp_intel
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 * removal of old telnet interface in favor of the new lua CLI
 * removal of http interface in favor of luahttp
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 * removal of the noise filter
 * removal of the SDL audio output, use the native outputs
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 * growl_udp: use Growl for local notifications on the Mac. UDP support will be
              removed in Growl's next release, too.
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 * removal of the OSSO screensave module, use the MCE one
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Changes between 1.1.11 and 1.1.12:
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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:
 * Update of Breton, Chinese Simplified and Basque


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Changes between 1.1.10 and 1.1.11:
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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:
 * Update of Slovak, Lithunanian, Russian, Brazillian Portuguese, Serbian


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Changes between 1.1.9 and 1.1.10:
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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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Changes between 1.1.8 and 1.1.9:
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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
 * New Luganda Translation


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Changes between 1.1.7 and 1.1.8:
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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
 * Video resolution is now limited to 8192x8192, for security reasons
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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
 * New icelandic translation


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Changes between 1.1.6 and 1.1.7:
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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:
 * Update for Hebrew, Japanese, Danish and Russian translations


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Source:
 * Fix libnotify, lirc, pulse compilation and packaging for Unix/Linux


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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 heap corruption in CD+G decoder - CVE-2011-0021 / VideoLAN-SA-1101
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Demuxers:
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 * Fix Buffer overflow in Real demuxer - CVE-2010-3907 / VideoLAN-SA-1007
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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,
   Polish, Hungarian, Indonesian, Sinhala and Irish


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 * Fix a Windows crash on accessing Network Shared files/drives,
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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
 TS-mux, Qt)

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
 * New Asturian translation


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Changes between 1.1.4 and 1.1.4.1:
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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,
   Brazillian Portuguese, Armenian, Wallon


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Changes between 1.1.3 and 1.1.4:
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Win32:
 * Fix a security issue when loading DLLs, especially in Qt4 and dmo modules,
   See VideoLAN-SA-1005
 * Fix folders opening from the interface

Translations:
 * Update translations for Lithuanian, Bengali, Slovak, French, Dutch, Ukranian
   Polish, Simplified Chinese, German and Galician


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Changes between 1.1.2 and 1.1.3:
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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:
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Windows:
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 * fix console output encoding

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libVLC:
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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
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 * 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.
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 * New avio module to use libavformat capabilities for network streams, like rtmp://
 * Port of the screen module from Xlib to XCB
 * Port of the dc1394 module from libdc1394 to libdc1394 v2.0
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 * Support PGS subtitles for Blu-Ray
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 * Improvements on the FLAC format (7.1 channels and 88.2/176.4/192 kHz support)
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 * Added desktop mode to the Direct3D output module. It differs from DirectX
   desktop mode, because it hides the desktop icons, but reacts to mouse clicks.
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 * New x11, glx and xv modules based on XCB
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 * New deinterlacing modes based on yadif and yadif(x2)
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 * Enhanced AtmoLight filter with hardware support for
     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)
     Simple serial DMX controller (http://www.ulrichradig.de/ search for DMX)
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 * Renamed the legacy rc, telnet and http interfaces to oldrc, oldtelnet
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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
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 * 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.
 * MGA (Matroska) for Linux: use Linux Framebuffer (or X) 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
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 * Sinhala translation started

Removed modules:
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Decoders:
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 * Use of gcc 4.4.2 to compile instead of gcc 4.2. This might slightly
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Translations:
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Audio outputs:
 * Fix deadlocks in the audio output core
 * Make PulseAudio the default output if available

Video outputs:
 * Fix fullscreen mode with KDE 4.3.3 and other window managers
 * Fix incompatibility with cairo-dock and compositing

Input:
 * Fix DVB scanning regression from VLC 1.0.3
 * Support for XZ-compressed byte stream (LZMA algorithm)

Playlist:
 * Support for .m3u8 playlist files (UTF-8 M3U)

Unix:
 * Support for xcb-keysyms version 0.3.4 or higher
 * Fix globalhotkeys on FreeBSD

Qt4 interface:
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 * Fix default destination ports in the streaming wizard

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Video outputs:
 * Fix video quality when resizing the video on Windows Vista and 7, due to
   regressions in most popular drivers
 * New deinterlacers modules based on yadif and yadif(x2) algorithms

Decoders:
 * Windows version supports now natively the WMA Professional codec, as it
   didn't work in the packaged version of 1.0.2
 * Fix downmixing of particual 4.0 AC-3 audio tracks

Encoders:
 * x264 has profile-limitter, like:
    #transcode{vcodec=h264,venc=x264{profile=baseline,level=12}..}

Input:
 * Update for appletrailers lua script
 * Fixes on the RAR stream filter
 * Fix for E-AC3 in ATSC/TS streams
 * Various fixes for v4l and v4l2
 * Fix a crash in mjpeg demuxer

Service discovery:
 * New udev module for linux

Qt4 interface:
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Decoders:
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 * Various fixes on theora and ogg

Demuxers:
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 * Fixes for potential stack overflow in .avi, .mp4 and .asf demuxers

Access:
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 * Fixes for dvb-c channels-scanning

Qt Interface:
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Mac OS X Interface:
 * Fixed a crash when updating VLC
 * Fixed a crash related to QTKit when opening video files (10.6 only)
 * Added the ability to play 2nd media in sync to the primary item (input-slave)
 * Added the "Quit after Playback" feature

Mac OS X Port:
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   with native code for PowerPC, Intel and Intel 64bit
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   - no support for Goom and SDL
   - limited text rendering support
   - This port is still considered as EXPERIMENTAL despite its binary release.

Encoders:
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 * x264 default-values closer to x264.exe defaults.
 * x264 rc-behaviour fixes:
   - if user defines qp-value, CQP-mode is used
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   - otherwise ABR-mode is used
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Playlist:
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Unix builds:
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Demuxers:
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 * Various fixes for ac3, mp3, dts and stability for wav format
 * Fix seek in RTSP in conformity to RFC 2326
 * Fix Dailymotion access script
 * Fix crashes in xspf files handler
 * Fix seeking and timing issues in some flv files on Windows version

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Decoders:
 * Fix seeking in mpeg2 video files
 * Improve SSA subtitles rendering
 * Update most codecs for the Windows and Mac version

Muxers:
 * Fix sound recording of .flv files with mp3 audio

Qt Interface:
 * Possibility to change the opacity level of the Fullscreen controller
 * Fix various crashes and VIDEO_TS folders opening

Mac OS X Interface:
 * Added options to disable support for Apple Remote and Media Keys
 * Fixed options for Volume, Last.fm password and Subtitle Encoding
 * Fixed redraw issues when autosizing the video window
 * Preferences panel now includes help through tool-tips
 * More reliable Information and Messages panels
 * Fix various crashes

Windows port:
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 * New Dolby Digital Plus - E-AC-3 (A/52b) decoder
 * New True HD/MLP decoder and parser
 * New Blu-Ray Linear PCM decoder
 * New QCELP (Qualcomm PureVoice) decoder
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   zip://file.zip!/file.avi to specify the file - the development form of
   zip://file.zip|file.avi is not supported anymore)
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 * CD-Text support on the cdda module (CD-Audio)
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 * Export the playlist in HTML
 * Lua script for BBC radio playback
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 * Better metadata handling and reading
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 * Various fixes for skins2 interface
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 * Recently played items list
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 * Interface toolbar customizations
 * Various Improvements on the Qt interface:
    - More menus actions
    - Finer speed slider
    - Improvements on many dialogs
    - New dialog for plugins listing
    - Fixed-size mode for videos
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 * Easy addition of subtitles through the Video menu
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 * Additional usability improvements
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Stream output:
 * Restored the old mpeg2 transrating module.
 * Multiple bridge-in instances are now possible.
 * bridge-in can be used to configure a placeholder stream.
 * Remote Audio Output Protocol (AirTunes) module.
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Maemo Port:
 * New Maemo port with:
   - an interface based on Hildon framework.
   - scaler based on the swscale_nokia770 library.

Windows CE Port:
 EXPERIMENTAL work for the winCE port has been done.
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 * Speed improvements by using llvm-gcc
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 * Support for latest iSight models
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 * Removed obsolete Esound and aRts plugins
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 * Video is able to stay in original size and to zoom in fullscreen
   (hotkey 'o') while keeping black borders
 * Image video output has been rewritten into a video-filter named 'scene'.
   The old image video output has been removed.
 * Support for scaling and converting video chromas with FFMPEG imgresample was
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Changes between 0.9.9a and 0.9.10:
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HTTP Interface:
 * Fixed default ACL

Mac OS X:
 * Fixed crashes on multi-screen setups
 * Corrected volume and subtitle encoding options in the Preferences
 * Improved Information panel behavior, when playlist is not displayed
 * Fixed QTCapture input support for the latest iSight models
 * Added a menu-item to unlock the video window's aspect ratio
 * Fixed redraw issues when autosizing the video window
 * Updated libpng, libgpg-error, libgcrypt, fribidi

Various fixes to the following modules:
 * access:
   - HTTP, SMB
   - updated and additional access scripts (BBC radio, dailymotion, ...)
   - Prevent integer underflow in Real pseudo-RTSP module, discovered by tixxDZ,
     DZCORE Labs, Algeria
 * stream out:
   - RTP, RTSP VoD, Mosaic Bridge
 * decoder:
   - TSCC

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Changes between 0.9.9 and 0.9.9a:
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Mac OS X:
 * Updated multiple 3rd party libraries to keep in sync with the Win32 port
 * Playback fixes for PowerPC-based Macs


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Changes between 0.9.8a and 0.9.9:
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Decoders:
 * Experimental new decoder for Real Video 3.0 & 4.0

Demuxers:
 * Various fixes related to real demuxer

Mac OS X Interface:
 * Fixed circumstances, which could lead to an empty Information panel
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     main controller window.
 * Fixed multiple UTF8 issues in the Streaming / Exporting Wizard

Mac OS X Port:
 * Improved video playback performance on Intel-based Macs

New Localizations:
 * Indonesian
 * Bengali
 * Updates of other localizations

Various bugfixes:
 * Support for receiving RTP packets on odd port numbers.
 * Lots of small bugfixes.
 * Correct Fullscreen behaviour on Multi-Screen setups on Windows
 * Telnet fixes on Windows
 * Resampling fixes when transcoding

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Changes between 0.9.6 and 0.9.8a:
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Security update:
 * Fixed buffer overflow in Real demuxer (SA-0811, CVE-2008-5276)

Bunch of small bugfixes.


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New Localizations:
 * Ukranian

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 * Fixed overflow in RealText subtitles support (SA-0810, CVE-2008-5036)

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Security updates:
 * Fixed buffer overflow in TiVo demuxer (SA-0809, CVE-2008-4686, CVE-2008-4654)
 * Fixed libpng CVE-2008-3964 in Win32 and MacOS builds

Features:
 * Closed Caption EIA 608/708 parsing enabled for libmpeg2

Various bugfixes:
 * Fixed various potential crashes and memleaks
 * Fixed issues with reading from files (especially non-local)

Windows port:
 * Fix bug where interface was "eating" some media keys
 * Fix some crashes in DirectShow access

Qt Interface:
 * Fix bug when the resetting of preferences didn't reset the dialog states
 * Right-click menu to select playlist columns reenabled
 * Various fixed in playlist

Access:
 * MMAP module is now deactivated by default

Translations:
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Various bugfixes:
 * Crashes fixed in ogg, vobsub, dvdread
 * Fixes several memory leaks.

Mac OS X port:
 * Apple machines without Quartz Extreme are no longer supported (use 0.9.2 or earlier )
 * Fixed a crash with deletion of old preferences.
 * Fixed targetname for downloaded updates

Windows port:
 * Stability fix for the video output.

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Various bugfixes:
 * Fixed DTS channel order on 5.1 systems
 * Fixed pausing behavior for subtitles and for Audio-CD
 * Multiple subtitles and podcast fixes
 * Various crashes fixed in PS, SSA, mkv, xspf, freetype
 * Fixed update system bugs
 * Other bug fixes (dvd language selection, subtitle colours, HTTP keep-alive...+)

Mac OS X port:
 * Fixed ffmpeg slowness on PowerPC-based Macs
 * Fixed crash on startup when installed on old preferences
 * Fixed bug in directory opening on Mac OS X
 * Fixed font selection in the Simple Preferences
 * Thicker border to the subtitle renderer
 * Fixed the appearance of playlist items in the Streaming/Transcoding Wizard
 * Fixed AC3 passthrough on Mac OS X
 * Fixed behavior of the Volume Normalizer settings on Mac OS X
 * Removed the deprecated QuickDraw video output module to avoid crashes on
   modern Mac OS X versions

Windows port:
 * Fixed sensitivity of Fullscreen Controller
 * Fixed error messages on startup when VLC wasn't correctly uninstalled
   before installation
 * Fix showing of controller when returning from fullscreen playback
 * Multiple directory and path location fixes.

Qt4 interface:
 * Added Faster/Slower icons to the controller panel
 * Fixed lost playlist columns when switching the playlist view
 * Added needed options to Simple preferences (to avoid NVIDIA drivers issues)
 * Fullscreen controller: added time label, remembering of last position
 * Fixed drag'n drop behaviour on the playlist
 * Multiple other fixes (Enter hotkey in preferences, Skins selection...)


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 * Multiple bugfixes.
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 * Multiple bug fixes.
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 * This release will need Windows 2000 and Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger), or more
   recent to work correctly
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 * The HTTP interface is now only available on the local machine by default.
   If you want to make it available from other machines, you will have to
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   - On UNIX/Linux, the file is in /usr/share/vlc/http/.hosts
     If you're using the old http interface, it's located in
     /usr/share/vlc/http/old/.hosts
   - On Windows they are in C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC\http\.hosts and
     C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC\http\old\.hosts
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     and respectively in VLC.app/Contents/MacOS/share/http/old/.hosts
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   This interface lacks the "Streaming Wizard" that used to be present in VLC
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 * The behavior of --sout-keep was changed. It's now activated by default.
 * The marq, mosaic and logo commands in the rc interface changed. They
   now require a target name as their first argument. Example:
   vlc --sub-filter "marq@test{marquee=Hello}" -I rc <somevideo>
   You can then use commands like: @test marq-marquee Goodbye
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 * The ffmpeg module has been removed and replaced by the new avcodec,
   avformat, swscale (or imgresample if you use a swscale-less ffmpeg build)
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   following states: IDLE/CLOSE=0, OPENING=1, BUFFERING=2, PLAYING=3, PAUSED=4,
   STOPPING=5, FORWARD=6, BACKWARD=7, ENDED=8, ERROR=9. With FORWARD and
   BACKWARD being reserved for future implementations and are thus not
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   filter. For example:
   transcode{vcodec=mp2v,vfilter=croppadd{cropttop=20,cropbottom=30,paddleft=100}}
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   For example:
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Playlist:
 * Vastly improved playlist support:
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    * Shoutcast TV listings
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 * UDP-Lite transport for RTP/AVP
 * DCCP transport for RTP/AVP
 * Proxy support for MMSH stream
 * JACK audio input support
 * Input run time option (improved live stream recording)
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   (available as a separate download).
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 * HTTP access now supports gzip compressed data and Digest Access
   Authentication.
 * New options to reduce latency between arrival of raw data and display of
   frames. (--auto-adjust-pts-delay and --use-stream-immediate)

Demuxers:
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 * Fixed playback of AIFF stereo files
 * Fixed audio glitch on seek
 * Improved FLAC demuxer (duration / current time / meta data)
 * AAC tags support
 * APEv1/2 tags support
 * Improved ID3v2 tags support
 * Improved Ogg/Vorbis tags support
 * Raw video support
 * Standard MIDI File (types 0 & 1) support
 * TiVo Series 2 support
 * CD+G karaoke Files support
 * MXF files support
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 * Flash Screen Video support
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 * DosBox Capture support
 * Karl Morton's Video support
 * limited atrac3 support
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 * New codec FOURCCs to support more specific files:
   Avid, FCP, Sony, Samsung, ...
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 * DNxHD / VC-3 support
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 * MKV USF subtitles support
 * HTML-based subtitles support
 * MPSub subtitles support
 * JacoSub subtitles basic support
 * MPL2 subtitles support
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 * Realtext subtitle support
 * DKS subtitle support
 * SubViewer 1.0 (SubRip09) subtitles support
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Encoders:
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 * New extract video filter (extract Red, Green and Blue components from a
   video)
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 * Enhanced subtitles' renderer to support bold, italic and some HTML tags
   (Google Summer of Code Student project)
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 * Fixed random characters problem in RSS filter.
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 * Support for Intel SSE2 instruction set in chroma converters
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 * New RTP payload formats:
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   * G.711 (both A-law and µ-law) output
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 * DCCP transport for RTP
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     end-user suitable way.
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   * Vastly improved Update checker
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 * Fixed VLM schedule time on Linux
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Linux Port:
 * VLC now complies with the XDG Base Directory Specification version 0.6
   http://standards.freedesktop.org/basedir-spec/basedir-spec-0.6.html
   (which means that VLC doesn't use the $HOME/.vlc directory anymore)

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Mac OS X Port:
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 * Mac OS X Framework "VLCKit" that can be used to embed VLC in third party
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   applications (Google Summer of Code Student project, Mac OS X 10.5 only)
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 * New text renderer based on Quartz replacing the existing Freetype solution
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 * Complete compatibility with Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard
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   * It is now required to compile a fully featured build
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 * The support of Mac OS X 10.3.9 and QuickTime 6.x was discontinued.
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LibVLC:
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 * Event management and various improvements in libvlc
   (Part of a Google Summer of Code Student project)
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New Localizations:
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 * Finnish
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 * Persian
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 * Polish
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 * Punjabi
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 * Bulgarian
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  * LibVLC now supports externally built plugins properly.
    A "vlc-plugin" pkg-config package is provided.
  * Java bindings are now built from a separate source.
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Changes between 0.8.6h and 0.8.6i:
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Security updates:
 * Fixed integer overflow in WAV demuxer (CVE-2008-2430)

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Various bugfixes:
 * Fixed option to use shared memory within the GLX video output module
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 * Improved galaktos-based audio visualizations on FreeBSD
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 * Miscellaneous bugfixes in multiple modules and in libvlc
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   (transcode stream output, OSD menu video filter, VCD input,
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    SAP services discovery, http control interface)
 * Updated Polish translation

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Changes between 0.8.6g and 0.8.6h:
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Security updates:
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 * Updated GnuTLS and libgcrypt on Windows and Mac OS X (CVE-2008-1948,
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