Commit 48e2f6c3 authored by Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar Jean-Baptiste Kempf

Update NEWS for 2.1

parent a2fc472a
Changes between 2.0.x and 2.1.0-git:
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Important changes for packagers:
Important changes:
* The licenses of numerous modules have changed from GPLv2+ to LGPLv2.1+
* Discontinued support for PowerPC-based and 32bit Intel-based Macs
VLC requires Mac OS X 10.6 or later now on 64bit hardware
* The --with-tuning and --without-tuning options are removed. To tune
compilation for a specific processor type, set CFLAGS manually.
* The licenses of numerous modules have changed from GPLv2+ to LGPLv2.1+
3rd party libraries (contrib):
* /extras/contrib has been replaced by a better system in /contrib
* /extras/contrib has been replaced by a cleaner system in /contrib
Core:
* Audio core rewrite
......@@ -16,15 +18,16 @@ Core:
Decoders:
* Support for OPUS via libopus.
* Support for CDXL, Ut Video, VBLE, Dxtory codecs via libavcodec.
* Numerous improvements in OpenMAX IL codec
* Numerous improvements on the OpenMAX IL codec
* Support for Ulead DV audio
* Support for TechSmith Screen Codec 2, Microsoft Expression Encoder Screen,
Microsoft Application Screen Decoder 1 (MSS1)
Microsoft Application Screen Decoder 1 (MSS1) and 2 (MSS2)
* Support for Indeo Audio Coder, RealAudio Lossless
* Add Hardware Acceleration support on OS X for H.264 based upon VDADecoder
* Add Hardware Acceleration support on Android Jelly Bean using MediaCodec
* Support for SCTE-27 subtitles
* Support for VDPAU hardware video decoding acceleration on Linux
* Split G.711 decoder from Araw decoder
Encoders:
* high10, high422 and high444 encoding support in h264
......@@ -40,6 +43,8 @@ Access:
* NTSC EIA-608 closed caption input support via V4L2 VBI devices
* Add support for VNC/rfb in view only mode
* Add support for Remote Desktop/RDP in view only mode
* Timecode: generate a clock/timecode as a subtitle track
vlc video.mkv --input-slave timecode:// --timecode-fps 30/1001
Demuxers:
* MP4: partial support for fragmented MP4
......@@ -66,23 +71,28 @@ Audio output:
* Rewrite of AudioQueue module for iOS (and OS X)
Audio Filters:
* new remapping channel filter
* new filter to enhance stereo effect by mono suppression and delay effect
* new VSXu visualization plugin
* New remapping channel filter
* New filter to enhance stereo effect by mono suppression and delay effect
* New VSXu visualization plugin
* ARM NEON acceleration of volume filter
Video Outputs:
* DecklinkOutput: New module using Blackmagic cards
* New module to output using Decklink Blackmagic cards
* New module using OpenMAX IL to output video
* OpenGL: use glsl instead of ARB to do the YUV->RGB conversions
* OpenGLES: add support for color conversation shaders on Android and iOS
* Fix and enable the OpenGL ES1 and ES2 modules
Also, subpictures now work in the OpenGL ES2 module
* Fix the power management issue on Windows for standby management
Video Filters:
* new anaglyph video filter which transforms side by side 3D video streams in
* New anaglyph video filter which transforms side by side 3D video streams in
anaglyph glasses (aka red/blue) compatible images.
* Support in deinterlacing filter for most 4:2:0, 4:2:2, 4:4:4 YUV formats
and for bits depth higher than 8bits (like 10bits)
* Improvements on the transform filter, to support 10bits and RGB formats
* Revival of the openCV and openCV example filters
* ARM NEON acceleration of chroma filters
Stream Output:
* Extended support for recording, notably for MKV and AVI
......@@ -90,7 +100,6 @@ Stream Output:
* Livehttp places more accurate segments durations in playlist
* Livehttp allows setting cachin-variable in playlist
* Livehttp stream encryption support
* Unmaintained switcher has been removed
Interfaces:
* configurable password for the HTTP server.
......@@ -104,10 +113,6 @@ Services discovery:
* UPnP A/V subtitles
* Support for multiple UPnP resources on a single item
OS X Port:
* Discontinued support for PowerPC-based and 32bit Intel-based Macs
* VLC requires Mac OS X 10.6 or later now
OS X Interface:
* add support for multiple video outputs
* add accessibility support to playback windows, open panel and fullscreen
......@@ -171,6 +176,10 @@ Removed modules:
* MSN messenger "now playing" (broken and unmaintained since VLC 1.0.0)
* Telepathy framework "now playing" (broken and unmaintained since VLC 1.0.0)
* Nokia/Maemo MCE screen unblanking plugin
* Broken crop video filter
* Switcher module
* OSD parser and menu
* Xscreensaver: use xdg-screensaver
Changes between 2.0.4 and 2.0.5:
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