Commit 2b0370b5 authored by Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar Jean-Baptiste Kempf

NEWS updates

parent d7d91101
......@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@ Important changes for users:
Important changes for packagers:
* The module cache has moved to ${libdir}/vlc/. The module cache can now be
generated at install time except if you use staged installation. In the
generated at install time except if you use staged installation. In the
later case, you can generate the module cache in your post-inst script
by invoking 'vlc-cache-gen'. If the module cache is not present and vlc
can't write in ${libdir}/vlc/, it will result it vlc taking a long time to
......@@ -21,32 +21,30 @@ Access:
Decoders:
* Support for DxVA2 for H.264 decoding on GPU on Windows Vista and 7
* Support for VAAPI for H.264 decoding on GPU on GNU/Linux
* Audio/Video decoder using OpenMAX IL components
* Audio/Video decoders and encoders using OpenMAX IL components for DSP usage
* Support for HD dvb subtitles - Display Definition Segment
* Support for HD-DVB subtitles - Display Definition Segment
* Support PGS subtitles for Blu-Ray
* Invmem module improvements
* Support for Atrac1 audio codec
* Support for SSE3 and SSE4 capabilities
* Support for SSE3 and SSE4 capabilities in some codecs
* Multiple improvements for subtitles styles .SRT and .SSA
* Support for Indeo5 video codec
* Support for Windows Media Speech (Voice) audio codec natively on all platforms
* Support for AMR-NB audio codec on the Windows and Mac port
* Improvements on the FLAC format (7.1 channels and 88.2/176.4/192 kHz support)
* Direct rendering is always used with H.264 in avcodec module
* Support for MPEG-4 ALS audio codec
* Support for MPEG-4 ALS lossless audio codec
Demuxers:
* Support for .aob files from DVD-Audio (MLP and LPCM)
(Full disc support is NOT present yet)
* Support for .aob files from DVD-Audio (MLP and LPCM) (Full disc support is NOT present yet)
* Support for ADPCM in .flv streams
* Support for TwinVQ (.vqf) and AMV (.amv) files
* Various EGP improvements
* Support for embedded subtitles in OpenDML and legacy .avi files
Playlist:
* WPL playlist support
* ZPL playlist support
* WPL and ZPL playlist support
* Lua scripts for Mpora, Vimeo playback and Rockbox FM radios
* New Play-And-Pause function to stop playback on latest video image
* Podcast images are now displayed
......@@ -84,7 +82,7 @@ Service discovery:
* Service discoveries can now be written in lua
* Service discovery for Picture/Music/Video user directories
* Service discovery based on libudev
* Shoutcast Service discovery is now removed
* Shoutcast Service discoveries are now removed
Encoders:
* x264, add psy-rd parameter and change default settings
......@@ -114,12 +112,12 @@ Mac OS X Port:
Windows port:
* Integration in Windows 7 taskbar
* Playback of .Midi files is supported through fluidsynth's module
* Experimental playback of .Midi files is supported through fluidsynth's module
Maemo port:
* Multiple improvements for N900 compliance and efficiency
* Support for HW accelerated video decoding on N900
* Improvements to the maemo interface
* Improvements to the maemo/hildon interface
Misc:
* new sqlite module
......@@ -128,26 +126,27 @@ Misc:
Bindings:
* new C++ wrapper around libVLC: libVLCpp
* phonon bindings are now usable
Removed modules:
* csri codec. Use the libass module instead.
* galaktos. Use the new projectM module instead.
* showintf. Useless in Qt and on Mac OS X
* transrate
* Xlib x11, Xlib xvideo, Xlib glx. Use the new XCB modules instead.
* HAL. Use libudev instead.
* csri codec: use the libass module instead.
* galaktos visualisation: use the new projectM module instead.
* 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.
* gtk_main, gtk_main2, gnome_main, gnome_main2 and pda interfaces
* WinCE, BeOS and qnx interfaces
* opie, qte and qte_main
* linear_resampler and trivial_resampler are removed. Use the ugly one.
* XvMC accelerated modules. Use VAAPI instead.
* MGA (Matroska) for Linux. Use Linux Framebuffer (or X) instead.
* opengllayer. Use macosx_video instead.
* cddax. Use cdda instead.
* opie, qte and qte_main interfaces
* linear_resampler and trivial_resampler are removed: use the ugly one.
* XvMC accelerated modules: use VAAPI instead.
* MGA (Matroska) for Linux: use Linux Framebuffer (or X) instead.
* opengllayer: use macosx_video instead.
* cddax: use cdda instead.
* cmml and tarkin codecs are removed because they are dead codecs.
* realaudio codecs are removed in favor of libavcodec
* realaudio codecs: use libavcodec
* access_file removed in favor of filesystem
* RTMP input and output
* RTMP input and output: use avio module
Changes between 1.0.4 and 1.0.5:
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