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Changes between 3.0.x and 4.0.0-dev:
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Platform support changes:
 * 4.0.x requires:
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     - Windows 7/2008 R2 or later (with KB2533623 installed)
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     - macOS 10.11 or later
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     - iOS 9 or later
     - Android 4.1.x or later (API-16)
     - GCC 5.0 or Clang 3.4 (or equivalent)
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 * Windows on ARM is now supported

Core:
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 * New output clock (internal):
     - The input clock (PCR) or the audio output can drive the output clock
     - By default, the audio output will drive the output clock: no more audio
       resampling or flush when the audio is late or early
 * New medialibrary (vlc_media_library.h)
 * New player (vlc_player.h):
     - Replace the input_thread_t API that is now internal
     - One instance is used to play subsequent medias
     - Allow multiple track selection
     - Fix TOCTOU issues (the player lock is exposed)
 * New mediatree and mediasource (vlc_media_source.h)
     - Browse local network and service discoveries
 * New playlist (vlc_playlist.h)
     - Replace the previous one
     - Flat, new random implementation
     - Can't browse anymore (cf. mediatree)
 * Add support for dual subtitles selection (via the player)
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Audio output:
 * ALSA: HDMI passthrough support.
   Use --alsa-passthrough to configure S/PDIF or HDMI passthrough.

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Demuxer:
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 * Support for HEIF image and grid image formats
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 * Support for DASH WebM
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 * Support for DVBSUB in mkv
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 * Improved Bluray menus, clips and stream selection
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 * Support chapters in mp3 files
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Codecs:
 * Support for experimental AV1 video encoding
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 * WebVTT encoder
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 * Remove iomx support for Android
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 * WebP image decoding
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 * Support for SMPTE-TT image profile
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 * Support for 16-bit greyscale
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 * Support IMM4 decoder
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 * Improve 708 decoder
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 * Support AGM decoder
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 * Support VP4 decoder
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Access:
 * Enable SMB2 / SMB3 support on mobile ports with libsmb2
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 * Added support for the RIST (Reliable Internet Stream Transport) Protocol
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 * Added avaudiocapture module as a replacement for qtsound, which is removed now
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 * Audio CD data tracks are now correctly detected and skipped
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 * Deprecates Audio CD CDDB lookups in favor of more accurate Musicbrainz
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 * Improved CD-TEXT and added Shift-JIS encoding support
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Access output:
 * Added support for the RIST (Reliable Internet Stream Transport) Protocol

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Video output:
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 * Added X11 RENDER video output plugin
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 * Remove aa plugin
 * Remove evas plugin
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 * Remove omxil_vout plugin
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 * Remove RealRTSP plugin
 * Remove Real demuxer plugin
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Video filter:
 * Update yadif
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 * Remove remote OSD plugin
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Stream output:
 * New SDI output with improved audio and ancillary support.
   Candidate for deprecation of decklink vout/aout modules.
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 * Support for DLNA/UPNP renderers
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Muxers:
 * MP4 files are no longer faststart by default

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Service discovery:
 * Support Renderer discovery with avahi

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macOS:
 * Remove Growl notification support
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 * Improved AppleScript API with support for playback modes, recording, rate
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appleOS:
 * Improved proxy configuration handling
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Changes between 3.0.6 and 3.0.7:
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Access:
 * Improve Blu-ray support

Audio output:
 * Fix pass-through on Android-23

Video Output:
 * Fix 12 bits sources playback with Direct3D11
 * Fix crash on iOS

Stream Output:
 * Improve Chromecast support with new ChromeCast apps

Misc:
 * Update Youtube, Dailymotion, Vimeo scripts


Changes between 3.0.5 and 3.0.6:
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Core:
 * Fix potential subtitle picture allocation failures

Codec:
 * Add support for 12 bits decoding of AV1
 * Fix HDR support in AV1 when the container provides the metadata


Changes between 3.0.4 and 3.0.5:
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Access:
 * Improve RTSP playback
 * BluRay fixes and improvements, notably for menus and seeking
 * Improve the UDP/RTP truncated issue

Codec:
 * Add a new AV1 decoder based on dav1d library
 * Enable libaom decoder by default
 * Fix decoding of some HEVC streams with macOS hardware decoding

Demux:
 * MP4: Fix reading of some HDR metadata
 * Miscellaneous AV1 demuxing improvements
 * Fix CAF integer-underflow
 * Fix an MKV crash on iOS 12.0, on iPhone XS phones

Packetizer:
 * Add an AV1 packetizer

macOS:
 * Starting with VLC 3.0.5, VLC will be distributed with runtime hardening
   enabled on macOS Mojave.
   All external VLC plugins need to be signed by a DeveloperID certificate in order
   to continue working with the official VLC package.
 * Update the VLC dark UI to better match the dark mode of macOS Mojave
 * Fix convert & save panel stream option

Audio output:
 * Fix corking when the playback state is paused
 * Improve corking on Android

Video Output:
 * Fix Direct3D11 tone-mapping when HDR is displayed on an SDR screen
 * More accurate colors for SD sources in Direct3D11
 * Disable hardware decoding on some old Intel GPUs
 * Fix zero-copy GPU acceleration on AMD RX Vega
 * Misc Direct3D11 fixes

Miscellaneaous:
 * Improve ChromeCast
 * Update numerous 3rd party libraries, including for minor security issues
 * Update Youtube support
 * Fix subtitles rendering with specific fonts with negative horizontal advance


Changes between 3.0.3 and 3.0.4:
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Decoder:
 * Blacklist some intel GPU when decoding HEVC
 * Decode AV1 streams
 * Fix playback of low-fps files
 * Fix hardware decoding of low-latency sliced H.264 streams on macOS
 * Fix seeking with streams containing WebVTT subtitles
 * Fix decoding some CC-608 streams with roll-up
 * Fix crashes with LPCM streams
 * Fix colorspace of JPEG, PNG and screen inputs
 * Fix MediaCodec rotation handling

Demux:
 * Improve FLV fps detection
 * Fix some ogg/flac
 * Improve support for broken HEVC inside MKV
 * Fix some AVI regression for broken files and for DVAudio
 * Support files splitted in the .mts%d pattern
 * Fixes for MKV seeking
 * Fix for MP4 disabled track selection
 * Fix playback of incomplete RAR files (downloading)

Audio Output:
 * Improve iOS session management and resume-from-pause
 * Improve macOS audio performance
 * Support 44.1kHz DTS passthrough
 * Fix crashes on DirectSound output

Video Output:
 * Fix some crash in Direct3D11/Direct3D9 because of sensors
 * Fix some broken DVD subtitles rendering (OpenGL, notably)
 * Fix crashes on old mac machines, after some time
 * Fix memleaks on the EGL output (Android notably)
 * Fix misc display in Direct3D11 due to broken drivers
 * Fix potential green screen on Windows XP

Text renderer:
 * Fix rendering of arabic fonts fallback on macOS
 * Fix head buffer overflow on macOS with some fonts
 * Fix rendering of fonts with specific fonts
 * Fix some RTL rendering

Misc:
 * Fix live555, macOS-UI, screen capture crashes
 * Change the extension registration names on Windows
 * Fix VLM 'now' date
 * Fixes on the HTTPD server
 * Fix on the NTservice registration
 * Fix --stop-time option
 * Fix ChromeCast compatibility with web interface
 * Fix subtitles alignment
 * Fix infinite recursion on directory playback
 * Fix detection SAT>IP servers

Qt:
 * Fix tooltip display when using Wayland

macOS:
 * macOS 10.7.5 is required now, VLC will no longer launch on earlier releases
 * Fix delay and fps setting in subtitle dialog
 * Modernized and improved support for media keys
 * Fix issues with drag and drop of playlist items
 * Fix support for audio capturing with qtsound module
 * Fix layout issues in the Convert and Save panel

Translations:
 * Update of most translations


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Changes between 3.0.2 and 3.0.3:
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Core:
 * Update subtitles display while paused

Access:
 * Enable srt support on binary builds

Decoders:
 * Allow videotoolbox hardware decoding to be disabled
 * Disable VideoToolbox for 10bits H.264
 * Fix VideoToolbox with some invalid HEVC streams
 * Fix subsdec wide character support
 * Fix 1st order Ambisonics in AAC

Demux:
 * Miscellaneous ogg improvements & bugfixes, including oggds
 * Fix forced tracks selection
 * Fix Topfield files
 * Probe AAC/ADTS inside TS
 * Fix tracks detection issues with DolbyVision and Bluray streams

macOS:
 * Fix "Open Network Stream" URL box focus
 * Add option to disable hardware acceleration for video decoding
 * Remove option to force dolby mode from simple preferences

Video Output:
 * Fix crashes on Direct3D11

Qt:
 * Fix tooltip display on some desktop environments
 * Fix spurious movement of the main Window
 * Fix playlist being displayed in fullscreen

Misc:
 * Fix amem output
 * Fix numerous issues on fonts fallback and font shaping
 * Fix subtitles toggle through hotkeys
 * Fix audioscrobbling
 * Fix buffer over-read in avcodec audio encoding with non-default layouts
 * Numerous 3rd party libraries updated, fixing security issues

Translations:
 * Update of most languages


Changes between 3.0.1 and 3.0.2:
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Core:
 * Fix snapshotting with subtitles when using hardware acceleration
 * Fix green/missing line/column when the picture dimensions are odd

Decoders:
 * Important improvements in hardware decoding for macOS, notably faster,
   supporting more samples and removing crashes/deadlocks
 * Improve compatibility for DxVA2 and D3D11 decoding, fix crashes when seeking
   and fix blacklisting of broken drivers
 * Fix SSA subtitles forced alignment
 * Fix E-AC-3 stuttering
 * Fix MIDI playback on macOS
 * Add playback support for ProRes 4444 XQ

Demux:
 * Fix wrong colors in some AVI files
 * Fix IFO files playback to start DVDs
 * Fix a crash with missing/invalid MPEG SDT
 * Update VP8/9/10 ISOBMFF bindings and improve HDR for those cases
 * Fix TTML inside MP4
 * Improve MP4 read of color information
 * Fix flac seeking and improve flac parsing
 * Improve mkv opening & seeking speed
 * Fix display of chapters with no name defined
 * Miscellaneous MKV crash fixes
 * Fix crash with multi-region DVDs
 * Fix audio being muted on DVD chapter change
 * Fix audio being muted when seeking in a BluRay disc

Access:
 * Avoid a crash/assert in FTP after seeking

Audio output:
 * Fix mmdevice default audio device handling
 * Fix "reset audio volume" being forcefully deactivated
 * Allow a default device to be used by VLC
 * Only warn once about misconfiguration for AUhal devices on macOS
 * Improve resampling and latency computation for CoreAudio
 * Passthrough is now disabled by default

Audio filters:
 * Fix audio stutter after unpausing with headphones
 * Fix silence when dolby-surround was mis-selected in preferences

Video output:
 * Fix OpenGL crashes or bad display with semi-planar chromas
 * Fix OpenGL interop (zero-copy) disabled for tvOS
 * Major rewrite of the iOS video output to fix numerous crashes
 * Important improvements of the D3D11 video output to use less memory
   and less GPU for HDR tone-mapping
 * Fix crop on vertical videos with Direct3D11
 * Fix Direct3D9 filters settings not being applied properly
 * Fix transform filters with hardware decoding
 * Fix snapshot and filters with HEVC hardware decoding
 * Fix a buffer overrun during GPU/CPU image copy
 * Fix glitches on DVD menus with Direct3D11
 * Fix non-HDR content playback on HDR screens with Direct3D11
 * Fix YUV full range displayed incorrectly in Direct3D11
 * Fix miscellaneous crashes in Direct3D11
 * Fix potential black screen with 10bits videos on Direct3D11

macOS:
 * Fix Growl notifications on recent macOS versions
 * Fix conversion output file name encoding
 * Fix crash reporting on macOS 10.7 and 10.8
 * Fix crash on exit
 * Fix remember playback position
 * Fix Blu-ray disc Java menu
 * Fix swiping on time slider to change position
 * Fix problems with restoring user name from keychain
 * Fix localization issues

Qt:
 * Fix last folder used in open dialogs
 * Allow to customize the seek jump when using the mousewheel
 * Fix fullscreen controller positionment on multiscreen setups
 * Fix pasted URLs not being trimmed
 * Fix jump size not being configurable
 * Fix missing time labels updates
 * Fix playback speed slider not accepting 1.0x value
 * Fix raw input dump
 * Fix window size after a fullscreen playback

Misc:
 * Fix lua rc & oldrc interfaces host specification
 * Fix crashes when searching for renderers
 * Relocate localedir for Linux (improves snap i18n support)
 * Fix VDPAU GLX usage on Linux
 * Improve support for NetBSD
 * Fix MSI script for Windows
 * Fix libvlc_media_list not going to next media
 * Fix character encoding on win32 consoles
 * Miscellaneous chromecast improvements
 * Fix missing OSD navigation feedback
 * Various VLSub improvements
 * lua: Fix scripts not being loaded on some filesystems
 * lua: Add vlc.io APIs to handle UTF-8 paths


Changes between 3.0.0 and 3.0.1:
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Core:
 * Fix use-after-free when cleaning playlists
 * Fix crash on exit on Windows

Video output:
 * Fix HLG tone mapping on some systems like macOS.
 * Fix screensaver inhibition on Windows XP
 * Fix various Direct3D11 crashes
 * Fix HDR tone mapping in Direct3d11
 * Fix pink screen on Windows

Decoder:
 * Fix potential stack buffer overflow with faad
 * Enable Cineform HD in avcodec

Hardware Decoder:
 * macOS: Improve HEVC 10bit performance with Videotoolbox
 * android: Add MPEG2 support via MediaCodec
 * Fix HEVC decoding with some files on Android/macOS/iOS
 * Improve Direct3D11 memory usage

Demux:
 * Improve MKV seeking speed
 * Fix xspf base URL handling
 * Fix reading mp4 trun with moof based offsets
 * Fix adaptive http redirections
 * Replace old API, fixing adaptive TLS leak
 * Use mime type as fallback for HLS segment type
 * Fix subtitle (srt,ssa..) seek when having a single entry
 * Flag non default HDMV subset video streams
 * Increase TS probing amount for 4K streams
 * Miscellaneous MKV, MP4 & AVI crash fixes

Packetizer:
 * Fix out of bounds read in mpeg4video

Stream Output:
 * Improve chromecast loading speed
 * Improve local/chromecast transition during playback
 * Fix chromecast loading with some versions of Windows
 * Fix chromecast loading with some chromecast devices (TVs and Android boxes)
 * Fix wrong first cover art when casting
 * Fix casting to VP9

macOS Interface:
 * Re-add option to disable the fullscreen controller panel
 * Auto-layout improvements
 * Remove misleading playback warning indicator
 * Fix crash with the interface for lua extensions (like VLSub)
 * Fix show sidebar setting being ignored on restart
 * Fix MKV files association
 * Fix chromecast audio detection

Qt Interface:
 * Improve scaling on HiDPI displays

Snap:
 * Improve interface look and feel.


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 * 3.0.x will be maintained as a LTS (best-effort basis, mostly for security)
   that will be the last working version for quite a few systems.
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   Indeed the 3.0.x branch will contain the last releases running on:
     - Windows XP, Vista, and the servers equivalent of those Windows versions
     - macOS 10.7, 10.8 & 10.9, iOS 7 & 8
     - Android 2.x, 3.x, 4.0.x & 4.1.x
     - Compilers before gcc 5.0 and clang 3.4, or equivalent

 * For the 3.0 branch, please note:
   * The Windows XP/2003/2003R2 support for VLC is now on a best-effort basis:
     it should work, but not without limitations.
     libVLC support for Windows XP is deprecated.
     You _really_ should upgrade to a more modern Windows version!
   * Windows Vista (all versions) without Platform Upgrade is not supported.
   * 64bit version of VLC for Windows is recommended.
   * Linux support requires now a kernel newer than 2.6.26.
   * Mac OS X 10.6 support is now removed. You need OS X 10.7.
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 * Support network browsing for distant filesystems (SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...)
   and rewrite the parsing of the media files and inputs
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 * Support keystores: fetch and store passwords securely (sic!) for common
   protocols (HTTP, SMB, SFTP, FTP, RTSP ...)
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 * Autodetect external audio tracks (ac3, m4a, aac, dts...) similar to subtitles
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 * Support HDMI passthrough for Audio HD codecs, like E-AC3, TrueHD or DTS-HD
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 * Support for 12bits codec and extended colorspaces (HDR)
 * Support output renderers, like ChromeCast
 * VLC now assumes vlcrc config file is in UTF-8
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 * Support portable version of Windows build (create a "portable/" folder)
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 * Support wayland surface type
 * Allow to start the video paused on the first frame
 * Refactor preparsing input
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 * EPG rework: table and single event updates, now using network time
 * Refactor and fix subtitles es selection. Demuxers can now override
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 * Support for 360 video and audio, including viewpoint modification
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 * Support for ambisonic audio and more than 8 audio channels
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 * Support subtitles size live adjustments
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 * New NFS access module using libnfs
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 * New SMB access module using libdsm
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 * Adaptive streaming:
   * Rewrite MPEG-DASH (Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP) support, including
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     MPEG2TS and ISOBMFF profiles
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   * 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
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   * Support HLSv4-7, including MP4 and raw muxing and ID3 tags
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 * Support decompression and extraction through libarchive (tar, zip, rar...)
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 * New HTTP/TLS access module for HTTP 2.0 support
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 * Improvements of cookie handling (share cookies between playlist items,
   domain / path matching, Secure cookies)
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 * Support DVB-T2 on Windows BDA
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 * Screen capture plugin for Wayland display
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 * Support depayloading Opus from RTP
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 * New UPnP access module, to list directories without infinite recursions
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 * SMB/FTP/SFTP accesses can list directories
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 * Support sftp username and passwords options in URL, and key authentication
 * New WASAPI audio capture module on Windows
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 * New "concat" access module for concatenating byte streams
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 * Named pipes and device nodes are no longer included in directory listings
   by default. Use --list-special-files to include them back.
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 * Support for timeout in UDP input --udp-timeout=<seconds>
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 * New SAT>IP access module, to receive DVB-S via IP networks
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 * Improvements on DVB scanning
 * BluRay module can open ISO over network and has full BD-J support
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 * Support for DVD ISO over network
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 * New SRT access module using libsrt
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Hardware Decoder:
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 * Support HEVC hardware decoding on Windows, using DxVA2 and D3D11
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 * Support hardware decoding using Direct3D11, including GPU-zerocopy mode,
   and hardware filtering, for deinterlace and adjust
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 * DxVA2 GPU-zerocopy for hardware decoding and displaying on Windows,
   and support for hardware filtering, for deinterlace and adjust
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 * Support HEVC hardware decoding using OMX and MediaCodec (Android)
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 * Use MediaCodec via NDK native API after Android Lollipop
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 * Support MPEG-2, VC1/WMV3 on Android using MediaCodec
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 * 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
 * Important VAAPI improvements for 10bits, HEVC, direct-rendering support
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 * Support VP9 and WMV3 decoding using OMX and performance improvements
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 * Important improvements for the MMAL decoder and output for rPI and rPI2
 * New hardware accelerated decoder for OS X and and iOS based on Video Toolbox
   supporting H.263, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, H.265/HEVC, MPEG-4 Part 2, and DV

Decoders:
 * Support for experimental AV1 video
 * Support for ARIB STD-B24 subtitles
 * Support for experimental Daala video
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Access:
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Mux:
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Lua:
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Audio filter:
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 * Fix out-of-bound write in adpcm QT IMA codec (CVE-2016-5108)

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Misc:
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Translations:
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 * Fix size when switching to/from the minimal interface
 * Fix size after resume toolbar is displayed

MacOS X:
 * Fix crashes in media information panel
 * Correctly respect the disable-screensaver option

Win32:
 * Allow opening more than 15 elements in Explorer

Translations:
 * Update of most translations


Changes between 2.2.1 and 2.2.2:
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