Commit c910cc6c authored by Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar Jean-Baptiste Kempf

Update NEWS

parent 9d554d23
......@@ -11,23 +11,30 @@ Important changes:
* Mac OS X 10.6 support is now removed. You need OS X 10.7 to run VLC.
Core:
* Support wayland surface type
* Allow to start the video paused on the first frame
* Support portable version of Windows build
* Support network browsing for distant file system (SMB, FTP, SFTP, ...)
and rewrite the parsing of those files
* VLC now assumes vlcrc config file is in UTF-8
* Add a keystore API: fetch and store password for common protocols (HTTP,
SMB, SFTP, FTP, RTSP ...)
* Autodetect external audio tracks (ac3,m4a,aac,dts...)
* Autodetect external audio tracks (ac3, m4a, aac, dts...), similar to subs
* Support HDMI passthrough for Audio HD codecs, like E-AC3, TrueHD
* Support for 12bits codec and extended colorspaces (HDR)
* Support output renderers, like ChromeCast
* VLC now assumes vlcrc config file is in UTF-8
* Support portable version of Windows build
* Support wayland surface type
* Allow to start the video paused on the first frame
* Refactor preparsing input
Access:
* New NFS access module using libnfs
* Support HDS (Http Dynamic Streaming) from Adobe (f4m, f4v, etc.)
* New SMB access module using libdsm
* Rewrite MPEG-DASH (Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP) support, including
MPEG2TS and ISOFF profiles
* Support HDS (Http Dynamic Streaming) from Adobe (f4m, f4v, etc.)
* Large rework of the Smooth Streaming module
* Replaced httplive stream filter with new HLS demuxer, replaced smooth
stream filter with new Smooth demuxer, both using unified adaptive module
* Support HLSv4-7, including TS and raw muxing and ID3 tags
* Screen capture plugin for Wayland display
* Support decompression and extraction through libarchive (tar, zip, rar...)
* Improvements of cookie handling (share cookies between playlist items,
......@@ -38,50 +45,57 @@ Access:
* New UPnP access module, to list directories without infinite recursions
* New WASAPI audio capture module on Windows
* SMB/FTP/SFTP accesses can list directories
* Support for SAT>IP server dialect for RTSP (satip://)
* New "concat" access module for concatenating byte streams
* New HTTP/TLS access module for HTTP 2.0 support
* Named pipes and device nodes are no longer included in directory listings
by default. Use --list-special-files to include them back.
* Support for timeout in UDP input --udp-timeout=<seconds>
* New SAT>IP access module, to receive DVB-S via IP networks
* Improvements on DVB scanning
* BluRay module can open ISO over network and has full BD-J support
Decoder:
* OMX GPU-zerocopy support for decoding and display on Android using OpenMax IL
* Support 4:4:4 and 4:2:2 chroma samplings with VDPAU hw acceleration
* Support for ARIB STD-B24 subtitles
* Support for Daala video
* Support for AV1 video
* Support for experimental Daala video
* Support for experimental AV1 video
* Important improvements for the MMAL decoder and output for rPI and rPI2
* Support HEVC hardware decoding using OMX and MediaCodec
* Support HEVC hardware decoding on Windows, using DxVA2 and D3D11
* Support hardware decoding using Direct3D11, including GPU-zerocopy mode
* DxVA2 GPU-zerocopy for hardware decoding and displaying on Windows
* Support HEVC hardware decoding using OMX and MediaCodec (Android)
* Use MediaCodec via NDK native API after Android Lollipop
* Support MPEG-2, VC1/WMV3 on Android using MediaCodec
* Support VP9 and WMV3 decoding using OMX and performance improvements
* New MPEG-1 & 2 audio layer I, II, III + MPEG 2.5 decoder based on libmpg123
* New BPG decoder based on libbpg
* Fixed uncompressed DVD-Audio (AOB) LPCM decoding
* Rewrite WPL playlists and add ZPL playlists support (Zune)
* Support TDSC, Canopus HQX
* Support HEVC hardware decoding on Windows, using DxVA2
* Basic TTML subtitles support
* Support hardware decoding using Direct3D11, including GPU-zerocopy mode
* DxVA2 GPU-zerocopy for hardware decoding and displaying on Windows
* Support TDSC, Canopus HQX codecs
* TTML subtitles support, including EBU-TT-D variant
* Support 9-bit and 10-bit GBR planar formats
* New hardware accelerated decoder for OS X and and iOS based on Video Toolbox
supporting H.263, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, MPEG-4 Part 2, and DV depending on device
and OS version
* Support for the OggSpots video codec
* JPEG images correctly oriented using embedded orientation tag, if present
* Support VPX high bit depth support
* Extend MicroDVD support with color, fontname, size, position extensions
Demuxers:
* Support HD-DVD .evo (H.264, VC-1, MPEG-2, PCM, AC-3, E-AC3, MLP, DTS)
* Support Opus in MPEG Transport Stream
* Support Daala in Ogg
* Important rework of the MP4 demuxer, including fragments
* Support EIA-608 subtitles in MP4/mov
* Support SBV subtitles
* Support WMV and WMAV in MP4/mov, aka Flip4Mac files
* Support bitmap audio channel reordering in MP4/mov
* Support AlbumArtist and DiscNumber metadata
* Important rework of the MP4 demuxer, including:
* Support for fragmented MP4
* Support EIA-608 subtitles in MP4/mov
* Support WMV and WMAV in MP4/mov, aka Flip4Mac files
* Support bitmap audio channel reordering in MP4/mov
* Support for RTP Reception Hint Track with H.264, GSM and Speex payloads
* Support for XiphQt(MP4) vorbis and Flac
* Support for VP8/VP9/VP10 in MP4
* Support GoPro HiLight chapters
* Important rework of the TS demuxer, including:
* Fixed program selection with recorded TS (TopField, DreamBox and others)
* Fixed TS playback with PAT/PMT less recordings
......@@ -90,35 +104,37 @@ Demuxers:
* Fixes for DTS detection in WAV and MKV files
* Support for Creative ADPCM/alaw/ulaw/S16L in VOC files
* Support for Creative ADPCM in AVI
* Support WMV extended content metadata
* Directory Demux can now sort items, ignore extensions and hidden files
* Replaced httplive stream filter with new HLS demuxer, replaced smooth
stream filter with new Smooth demuxer, both using unified adaptive module
* Improved smooth streaming compatibility
* Support SBV subtitles
* Support AlbumArtist and DiscNumber metadata
* Support SCTE-18 / EAS inside TS
* Support for RTP Reception Hint Track In MP4 with H.264, GSM and Speex payloads.
* Support for XiphQt(MP4) vorbis and Flac
* Support for VP8/VP9/VP10 in MP4
* Support raw h265/hevc files
* Support multi-channel WAV without channel-maps
* Rewrite MKV seeking
* Fix Quicktime Mp4 inside MKV and unpacketized VC1
Stream filter:
* Added ARIB STD-B25 TS streams decoder
* Added stream prebuffering plugin
* Removed HTTP Live streaming stream filter
* Added zlib (a.k.a. deflate) decompression filter
Demux filter:
* Added a demuxer filter chain to filter or intercept control commands and demuxing
Audio output:
* Complete rewrite of the AudioTrack Android module. This is now the default.
It now supports HDMI/SPDIF passthrough for AC3/DTS/EAC3, 5.1/7.1 and float
output.
* Added Tizen audio module.
* HDMI/SPDIF pass-through support for WASAPI (AC3/DTS/EAC3/TRUEHD).
* Complete rewrite of the AudioTrack Android module, it is now the default
module for Android. It now supports HDMI/SPDIF passthrough for AC3/DTS/EAC3,
5.1/7.1 channels and float output, depending on the Android version.
* Added Tizen audio module
* HDMI/SPDIF pass-through support for WASAPI (AC3/DTS/EAC3/TRUEHD)
* Support EAC3 and TRUEHD pass-through for PulseAudio
Audio filters and output:
Audio filters:
* Add SoX Resampler library audio filter module (converter and resampler)
* a52tospdif and dtstospdif audio converters are merged into tospdif. This new
* converter can convert AC3, DTS, EAC3 and TRUEHD to a IEC61937.
* a52tospdif and dtstospdif audio converters are merged into tospdif,
this new converter can convert AC3, DTS, EAC3 and TRUEHD to a IEC61937 frame
Video ouput:
* Linux/BSD default video output is now OpenGL, instead of Xvideo
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