Commit 903d5ae9 authored by Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar Jean-Baptiste Kempf

Update NEWS from 2.1 branch

parent a19d8403
......@@ -42,46 +42,117 @@ Removed modules:
* ios video output: use ios2
* OpenMash H.261 video decoder
Changes between 2.1.0 and 2.1.1:
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Core:
* Fix random and reshuffling behaviour
* Fix recording
* Fix some subtitles track selection
Decoders:
* VP9 support in WebM
* HEVC/H.265 support in MKV, MP4 and raw files
* Fix GPU decoding under Windows (DxVA2) crashes
Demuxers:
* Fix crashes on wav, mlp and mkv and modplug files
* Support Speex in ogg files
* Fix some .mov playlists support
* Support Alac in mkv
* Fix WMV3 and palette in AVI
* Fix FLAC packetizer issues in some files
Access:
* Fix DVB options parsing
* Fix DeckLink HDMI input
* Fix HTTPS connectivity on OS X by loading root certificates from Keychain
Changes between 2.0.x and 2.1.0:
Audio output:
* Fixes for DirectSound pass-through
* Fixes for OSS output, notably on BSD
Interfaces:
* Fix HTTP interface infinite loop
* Fix D-Bus volume setting
Qt:
* Reinstore right click subtitle menu to open a subtitle
* Fix saving the hotkeys in preferences
* Fix saving the audio volume on Win32, using DirectSound
* Fix play after drag'n drop
* Fix streaming options edition and scale parameter
Stream out:
* Fix transcoding audio drift issues
* Fix numerous audio encoding issues
Win32 installer:
* Important rewrite to fix numerous bugs, notably about updates
* Simplification of the upgrade mechanism
Mac OS X interface:
* Reintroduce the language selector known from pre-2.1 releases
* Fix fullscreen behaviour and various crashes
* Fix about dialog crash in Japanese
* Fix crashes on proxy lookups
* Fixes on the playlist and information behaviours
* Fixes on the streaming dialogs
* Improves interface resizings
Translations:
* Update of Arabic, Basque, Belarusian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, French,
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
translations
Changes between 2.0.9 and 2.1.0:
--------------------------------
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.
* Discontinued support for PowerPC-based Macs; VLC now requires Mac OS X 10.6+
Moreover, the official builds will be 64bit only
* The --with-tuning and --without-tuning options are removed; to tune
compilation for a specific processor type, set CFLAGS manually
3rd party libraries (contrib):
* /extras/contrib has been replaced by a cleaner system in /contrib
* /extras/contrib has been replaced by a cleaner build system in /contrib
Core:
* Audio core rewrite
* Audio core rewrite, supporting higher samplerates, better volume management,
better device selection, new channel layouts and new output capabilities
* Fix support for .001, .00x split files on Windows
* Full support for UNICODE Windows mode
* Partial support for Windows Store App
* Removed SQL support
* Add an audio fingerprinter
* Disabled and marked obsolete --language selection
* Disable and mark obsolete --language selection
* Port to Android
* Port to iOS
* Partial support for Windows Store App / WinRT
* Add an audio fingerprinter, using AcoustID!
* Remove SQL support
Decoders:
* Support for OPUS via libopus.
* Support for CDXL, Ut Video, VBLE, Dxtory codecs via libavcodec.
* Numerous improvements on the OpenMAX IL codec
* Support for CDXL, Ut Video, VBLE, Dxtory codecs via libavcodec
* Numerous improvements on the OpenMAX IL codec module
* Support for Ulead DV audio
* Support for TechSmith Screen Codec 2, Microsoft Expression Encoder Screen,
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
* Add Hardware Acceleration support on Linux using VDPAU
* Support for SCTE-27 subtitles
* Support for VDPAU hardware video decoding acceleration on Linux
* Split G.711 decoder from Araw decoder
* X Window system raster image dump pseudo-decoder
* Support for Webinar GoToMeeting 4 (G2M4)
Encoders:
* high10, high422 and high444 encoding support in h264
* QuickSyncVideo Encoding (Intel Media SDK) support using Intel GPU on Windows
* New AAC encoder using the fdk-aac library (non-free)
Access:
* Screen: add support for OS X Lion and later,
......@@ -96,7 +167,8 @@ Access:
* 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
* New video capture module for OS X based on AVFoundation
* New video capture module for OS X based on AVFoundation, named AVcapture
* New shared memory framebuffer access module, named shm
Demuxers:
* MP4: partial support for fragmented MP4
......@@ -110,22 +182,21 @@ Demuxers:
* Support for more MJPEG streams
* Add support for liveleak streams
* Add support for Wave/RF64 files
* Prevent numerous uncaught exceptions in MKV causing the
program to terminate.
* Add protection against several heap buffer overflow in libebml
* Prevent numerous uncaught exceptions in MKV
* Add protection against several potential heap buffer overflow in libebml
Audio output:
* Windows Audio Session API audio output support
* OpenBSD sndio audio output support
* Important improvements on the Android OpenSL ES module
* Important improvements on the Android OpenSL ES audio output
* Android AudioTrack audio output support
* OS X Auhal output support for 6.1, 7.1, 8.0 and 8.1 playback and layouts
* Rewrite of OSS module to support OSSv4
* OS X Auhal output support for multi-buffer output devices
This fix was facilitated through a hardware lending by TEAC Europe GmbH
distributing such devices under the brand "TASCAM" (US-122, US-144, etc.).
* Rewrite of AudioQueue module for iOS (and OS X)
* New, simplified AudioUnit output module for iOS
* Rewrite of the AudioQueue output for iOS (and OS X)
* New, simplified AudioUnit output for iOS
Audio Filters:
* New remapping channel filter
......@@ -133,20 +204,22 @@ Audio Filters:
* New VSXu visualization plugin
* ARM NEON acceleration of volume filter
* Rewrite of the simple downmixer filter
* New gain audio filter
Video Outputs:
* New module to output using Decklink Blackmagic cards
* New module using OpenMAX IL to output video
* New output for Decklink Blackmagic cards
* New output using OpenMAX IL hardware acceleration API
* 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 and enable the OpenGL ES1 and ES2 outputs
* Support for subpictures in the OpenGL ES2 output
* Fix the power management issue on Windows for standby management
* New output module for iOS using OpenGL ES2
* Fix performance issue on Macs with multiple graphics cards
Video Filters:
* New anaglyph video filter which transforms side by side 3D video streams in
anaglyph glasses (aka red/blue) compatible images.
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
......@@ -166,12 +239,14 @@ Fingerprinters:
* Add AcoustID/Musicbrainz based fingerprinter
Interfaces:
* configurable password for the HTTP server.
* .hosts removed from the HTTP server.
* fix Lua command line interface console mode under Windows.
* configurable password for the HTTP server
* .hosts removed from the HTTP server
* fix Lua command line interface console mode under Windows
* Better support for MCE remotes on Windows
* Hotkey support for TS program selection
* Rewrite of D-Bus inhibit interface
* Improvements on motion sensing interface, fix orientation, move out
rotate mode into the rotate video filter
Services discovery:
* UPnP A/V subtitles
......@@ -183,8 +258,8 @@ OS X Interface:
controller
* Add a GUI to manage podcasts
* Add a new panel for media conversation and streaming
* Add a GUI for the QTSound access module to process audio captured locally
- This also allows to capture input from a webcam and a mic at the same time.
* Add a GUI for the QTSound access input to process audio captured locally
- This also allows to capture input from a webcam and a mic at the same time
* Add a GUI to capture QTSound data along with the current screen content
* Add an option to let the Apple Remote control the system volume instead of
VLC's internal volume level
......@@ -217,7 +292,7 @@ OS X Interface:
* Add support for the Video Title option
* Add support for the Boss Key
* The Streaming/Transcoding wizard and the open dialog's output panel are
deprecated now and will be removed in a future release.
deprecated now and will be removed in a future release
Qt:
* Partial support for Qt5.0
......@@ -231,11 +306,9 @@ Qt:
* Preferences hotkeys management fixes
* Display playlist total duration
* Support for a Maximum volume in the UI
* Numerous fixes
* Add audio track fingerprinting from media info
* Remove language preference
* New profiles format and dialog to handle filters and quality.
Added new profiles.
* New profiles format and dialog to handle filters and quality
* Numerous fixes
Skins2:
* Port to OS/2
......@@ -276,6 +349,46 @@ Removed modules:
* SQL Lite (only used as SQL Media library backend)
* htcpcp :)
Translations:
* Update of all translations
Changes between 2.0.8 and 2.0.9:
--------------------------------
Demux:
* Improve handling of corrupt ASF files
* Fix buffer overflow in the mp4a packetizer
Contribs:
* Fix modplug security issues
Changes between 2.0.7 and 2.0.8:
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Access:
* Fix ISDB-S tuning
* Fix crash in QTsound
* Fix screen mouse file location
* Fix invalid memcpy in MMS access
Demux:
* Fix use after free in sgimb
* Improve resistance and checking against malformed MKV files
Decoders:
* Fix crash in the libavcodec module
Mac OS X:
* Fix interface crashes
* Fix autostart playback option
* Respect "playlist-autostart" option
Translations:
* update Welsh translation
* New Kannada translation
Changes between 2.0.6 and 2.0.7:
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