Commit ce08131b authored by Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar Jean-Baptiste Kempf

NEWS: forward port NEWS from 2.2.x and 2.1.5

parent 67d1a863
......@@ -29,20 +29,21 @@ Changes between 2.1.x and 2.2.0:
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Important changes:
* The licenses of more modules have changed from GPLv2+ to LGPLv2.1+
* The licenses of more modules have changed from GPLv2+ to LGPLv2.1+,
notably the streaming output, muxers and access output ones
Core:
* Support automatic rotation using streams metadata, GPU-accelerated when possible
* 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.
* 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
and BD-J navigation
* Digital Cinema Package support, including encrypted DCP with KDM
* Partial fixes for Arccos protected DVDs
......@@ -77,13 +78,15 @@ Encoder:
* New png image encoder using libpng
Demuxer:
* New CAF format module
* Support for Core Audio Format (CAF) files
* 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
* MP4 fixes for fragmented files, vobsub, duration, aspect-ratio
and support for rotation, covr atom and tracks exclusion
* Support Opus in MKV
* Support VP8 in OGG
* Basic support for WebVTT
......@@ -97,19 +100,11 @@ Demuxer:
* New HEVC raw packetizer and demuxer
* 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
* Support for seeking Standard MIDI Files
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 and TS
Video Output:
* Direct rendering and filtering for VDPAU hardware acceleration
* New CoreAnimation OpenGL video output module for NPAPI plugins
......@@ -135,6 +130,12 @@ Audio Output:
* Numerous fixes on AUHAL, including device management and stream changes
* Fixes for SPDIF passthru in most modules
Muxers:
* Important rework of the Ogg muxer, notably for skeleton
* Fixes for the AVI muxer to respect the specification
* Support VP8 in OGG
* Add HEVC muxing in MP4 and TS
Streaming:
* Important rework of the transcoding module to fix numerous bugs
* WebM streaming, including live sources, compatible with all major browsers
......@@ -146,7 +147,7 @@ Streaming:
* transcode module access fps values as rationals now, eg 30000/1001
* VLC now streams all elementary streams, you can revert to previous behaviour
with --no-sout-all
* --ts-out option has been removed, it has been superceded by --demux demuxdump
* --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
......@@ -181,6 +182,46 @@ Removed modules:
* OpenMash H.261 video decoder
* dirac encoder: use schroedinger
Translations:
* Update of all translations
Changes between 2.1.4 and 2.1.5:
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Core:
* Fix compilation on OS/2
Access:
* Stability improvements for the QTSound capture module
Mac OS X audio output:
* Fix channel ordering
* Increase the buffersize
Decoders:
* Fix DxVA2 decoding of samples needing more surfaces
* Improve MAD resistance to broken mp3 streams
* Fix PGS alignment in MKV
Qt Interface:
* Don't rename mp3 converted files to .raw
Mac OS X Interface:
* Correctly support video-on-top
* Fix video output event propagation on Macs with retina displays
* Stability improvements when using future VLC releases side by side
Streaming:
* Fix transcode when audio format changes
Security contents:
* Updated GnuTLS to 3.1.25 (CVE-2014-3466)
* Updated libpng to 1.6.10 (CVE-2014-0333)
Translations:
* Update British English
Changes between 2.1.3 and 2.1.4:
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