Commit 3c76752f authored by Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar Jean-Baptiste Kempf

Update NEWS

parent c6b8b1b5
......@@ -7,18 +7,29 @@ Important changes:
Core:
* Partial fix of playback of short audio samples
* Add extensions download from external repositories
* Support automatic rotation using streams metadata, GPU-accelerated when possible
* Rework the metadata fetching algorithm and policies
Access:
* Added TLS support for ftp access and sout access.
New schemes for implicit (ftps) and explicit (ftpes) modes.
* MMS audio selection on split audio streams
* Blu-Ray: support overlays, preferred menu languages, region selection and navigation
* Digital Cinema Package support
* Blu-Ray: support overlays, preferred menu languages, region selection
and navigation
* Digital Cinema Package support, including encrypted DCP with KDM
* Partial fixes for Arccos protected DVDs
Decoder:
* Support VDPAU acceleration for GPU-zerocopy decoding
* Support MediaCodec acceleration for GPU-zerocopy decoding
* Add Media Foundation Transform audio and video decoder
* Add video decoder module based on GStreamer plugins
* Add MMAL decoder for Broadcom VideoCore chips (like the RaspberryPi)
supporting MPEG-2 and H.264, supporting GPU-zerocopy display
* Partial support for Voxware MetaSound
* libvpx decoder for VP8 and VP9
* Support MSN Audio, DK3, DK4, IMC, Vivo g723.1, Bink
* Support MSN Audio, Atrac3+, VP7, Bink, TAK, On2 AVC, DK3, DK4, IMC, Vivo g723.1,
Smacker, FIC, Auravision, Canopus Lossless, and numerous videogame codecs
* Teletext subtitles display improvements
* Mediacodec speed improvements on x86
* Support setting the post processing level in Theora
......@@ -26,9 +37,10 @@ Decoder:
* Fix channel ordering of LPCM codec in m2ts files
* New jpeg image decoder
* Add tx3g subtitles decoder
* Add Media Foundation Transform decoder
* Add decoder module based on GStreamer. Currently supports only video decode.
* Add mmal based mpeg2/h264 decoder
* New SVG image decoder
* Fix Speex decoding over RTP and in flv
* Support more x264 and FFv1 RGB modes
* Improvements on ZVBI teletext decoder, notably for speed and alignments
Encoder:
* Support for MPEG-2 encoding using x262
......@@ -39,28 +51,36 @@ Encoder:
Demuxer:
* New CAF format module
* Important rework of the Ogg demuxer, notably for seeking
* Important rework of the ASF/WMV demuxer, notably for seeking
* Support microseconds in SubRip subtitles
* FLAC packets validation using CRC
* Important rework of the Ogg demuxer, notably improving seeking,
streaming resilience, speex demuxing and chained Ogg
* Important rework of the ASF/WMV demuxer, notably for seeking,
synchronization and tracks exclusion
* AVI improvements for better seek-indexing in non-fastseekable situations
* AVI fixes for uncompressed, indexed and paletized bitmaps
* Support Opus in MKV
* Support VP8 in OGG
* Basic support for WebVTT
* Handle support for ISO/IEC 14496-3 Audio stream type in TS
* Handle support for ISO/IEC 14496-3 (AAC) Audio stream type in TS
* Support HDPR TS files
* Support microseconds in SubRip subtitles
* FLAC packets validation using CRC
* Improvements in metadata support in Ogg/Opus/Vorbis files
* Fix encoding issues in some XML playlist formats
* Support THP Wii/Gamecube, RenderWare and Escape Replay game video files
* New HEVC raw packetizer and demuxer
* Handle MOV/MP4 tx3g styled subtitles through codec
* AVI fixes for uncompressed and indexed bitmaps
* TS support for WiDi/Miracast LPCM
* Handle MOV/MP4 tx3g styled subtitles through codec
* MP4 fixes for fragmented files, vobsub, duration, aspect-ratio
and support for rotation, covr atom and tracks exclusion
* Support SVG images files (on glib platforms)
* Keep selection of tracks on segment changes in MKV
* Support detection of SRT languages based on filename
Muxers:
* Important rework of the Ogg muxer, notably for skeleton
* Fixes for the AVI muxer for specification respect
* Support VP8 in OGG
* Add HEVC muxing in MP4
* Add HEVC muxing in MP4 and TS
Video Output:
* Direct rendering and filtering for VDPAU hardware acceleration
......@@ -77,10 +97,15 @@ Video Filter:
* New Freeze effect filter
* Support I422 and J422 in transform
* NEON optimizations for deinterleaving chroma, notably NV12->I420
* Fix audiobargraph activation and usage
Audio Output:
* Allow setting volume while not connected with PulseAudio
* Audio device notifications for WASAPI
* Fix replay of sound buffer in DirectSound
* Split of MMDevice and WinRT audio modules
* Numerous fixes on AUHAL, including device management and stream changes
* Fixes for SPDIF passthru in most modules
Streaming:
* Important rework of the transcoding module to fix numerous bugs
......@@ -95,6 +120,7 @@ Streaming:
with --no-sout-all
* --ts-out option has been removed, it has been superceded by --demux demuxdump
--demuxdump-access udp --demuxdump-file 127.0.0.1:1234
* Support Metacube protocol when streaming over HTTP
libVLC:
* add equalizer API libvlc_audio_equalizer_* functions
......@@ -109,9 +135,9 @@ Interfaces:
* Add record button in Qt menus
* New module for core dialogs on iOS
* New layout for Qt buttons customization
* Support to continue media playback where it was left off for Qt and MacOS
Mac OS X Interface:
* Support to continue media playback where it was left off
* Fixes for advanced preferences
* Option to increase playlist font size
......@@ -126,6 +152,21 @@ Removed modules:
* dirac encoder: use schroedinger
Changes between 2.1.3 and 2.1.4:
--------------------------------
Demuxers:
* Fix issue in WMV with multiple compressed payload and empty payloads
Video Output:
* Fix subtitles size rendering on Windows
Mac OS X:
* Fix DVD playback regression
* Fix misleading error message during video playback on OS X 10.9
* Fix hardware acceleration memleaks
Changes between 2.1.2 and 2.1.3:
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......@@ -293,7 +334,7 @@ Mac OS X interface:
Translations:
* Update of Arabic, Basque, Belarusian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, French,
Galician, Gujarati, Hindi, hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Korean,
Galician, Gujarati, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Korean,
Lithuanian, Marathi, Modern Greek, Norwegian Bokmål, Occitan, Persian,
Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Sinhala, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish,
Swedish, Telugu, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek
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