NEWS 10.5 KB
Newer Older
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
1
Changes between 0.1.4 and 0.9.0:
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
2 3
--------------------------------

Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
4
Core:
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
5 6 7
 * Hardware acceleration for video decoding and rendering
 * New OpenGL video output
 * Support subtitles accelerated rendering
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
8
 * Support for SDK package creation
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
9 10 11
 * Decoding and filter accelerations for ARM and x86
 * Support video cropping
 * Allow thumbnailing of 4k videos
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
12 13

Main Application:
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22
 * New UI for the application, available in white and dark
 * Enable Hardware decoding by default on Android 4.3 and newer
   Direct fallback to software when hardware fails
 * New UI for HDMI and Secondary Screens
 * Experimental support for Miracast/WiDi
 * New audio equalizer
 * Group of video files in folders, for TV shows
 * New preferences organization
 * New detection for SDcards
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
23 24
 * Add an option for frame skip to improve performance
 * Add an option to set network caching
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
25 26 27
 * Better audio service destruction
 * Fix opening MRLs and video streaming
 * Fix many crashes and warnings
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
28

Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
29
Translations:
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
30
 * Initial Greek, Kannada, Slovenian, Uzbek, Swedish, Sinhala translations
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
31
 * Updates to the Arabic, Bosnian, Brazilian Portuguese, Catalan, Czech,
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
32
   Danish, Dutch, French, Galician, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Icelandic, Italian,
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
33 34 35 36 37
   Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Lithuanian, Marathi, Norwegian Bokmal, Polish,
   Portuguese, Russian, Scottish Gaelic, Serbian, Simplified Chinese,
   Slovak, Spanish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu,
   Vietnamese and Welsh translations

Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
38

Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65
Changes between 0.1.3 and 0.1.4:
--------------------------------

Main Application:
 * Remove completion for URL opening
 * Fix video stream playback when notifications arise
 * Fix crashes in History Fragment
 * Fix widget update events

Core:
 * Fix video output on 2.x versions
 * Fix thumbnailer


Changes between 0.1.2 and 0.1.3:
--------------------------------

Main Application:
 * Fix SQlite crash on init
 * Fix wrong display time on video player
 * Fix crash on item selection in subfolder in directory view

Core:
 * Fix for FLAC
 * Fix for video output on 4.3


Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
66
Changes between 0.1.1 and 0.1.2:
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
67 68
--------------------------------

Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
69 70
* Relicensed libVLC jni wrapper and Java counterpart to LGPL

71
Audio Service:
72 73
 * Keep the service alive only when playing
 * Fix crashes
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
74

75 76
Main Application:
 * Manual selection of subtitles
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
77 78 79
 * Fix crashes and warnings
 * Add an option to adjust the deblocking filter level, resulting in
   noticeable performance improvements.
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
80

Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
81
Translations:
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
82
 * Initial Icelandic, Lithuanian and Vietnamese translations
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
83
 * Updates to the Bosnian, Catalan, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch,
84 85
   Galician, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Marathi,
   Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Scottish Gaelic,
Sébastien Toque's avatar
Sébastien Toque committed
86
   Serbian, Slovak, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, French,
87
   and Welsh translations
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
88 89


Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
90 91 92
Changes between 0.1.0 and 0.1.1:
--------------------------------

Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
93
Core:
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
94
* Fix numerous crashes and error paths
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
95 96


Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
97 98 99 100
Translations:
 * Updates to German, Italian and Galician Translations
 * New Welsh translation

Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
101

102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119
Changes between 0.0.11 and 0.1.0:
---------------------------------

Core:
 * Update to libVLC 2.1.0 new log API
 * Update libVLC
 * Allow to build with x86_64 and OSX SDKs
 * Reduce memory usage

Main Application:
 * Warn user if playback of a deleted item starts
 * New dialog for speed/sleep/jump
 * New control from Notifications
 * Fix multiple important crashes
 * Fix some subtitles selections
 * Fix some infinite thumbnail retries
 * Fix issues where a media would not start

Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
120 121 122
libVLC:
 * split libVLC classes to their own package: org.videolan.libvlc

123 124
Translations:
 * Update of Basque, Croatian
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
125 126


Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
127
Changes between 0.0.10 and 0.0.11:
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
128
----------------------------------
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
129
Main Application:
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
130
 * Numerous fixes for recurrent crashes
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
131
 * Better debugging log facility
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
132 133
 * Show seek position when locked in fullscreen mode
 * Avoid running thumbnailer when playing audio only
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
134
 * Improve the overlay fading after a gesture
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
135

Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
136
Translations:
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
137 138 139 140 141
 * Initial Burmese, Danish, and Serbian translations
 * Updates to the Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch,
   Estonian, German, Italian, Japanese, Khmer, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish,
   Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu,
   Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese translations
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
142 143 144 145 146 147


Changes between 0.0.9 and 0.0.10:
---------------------------------
 * Subs selection
 * Fixes for 2 frequent crashes
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
148 149


Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
150
Changes between 0.0.8 and 0.0.9:
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
151
--------------------------------
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
152 153 154 155 156 157
Core:
 * Various crash/stability fixes
 * Improved video-audio synchronization
 * Improved automatic SD card detection
 * Experimental YV12-based androidsurface
 * Wakelock issue with stopping was fixed
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
158 159
 * Use of a faster DTS decoding library
 * Codec updates
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
160

Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
161
Main application:
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
162
 * SD cards mount point fixes
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
163 164 165
 * Change of subtitle encoding is now possible
 * Subtitles and audio track selection is now preserved across calls
 * Many bugfixes in the interface
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
166 167
 * Fix selection of some audio tracks
 * A sleep timer was added for audio and video
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
168
 * Added an option to add custom paths to the media library scanner
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
169
 * content:// based URIs from Camera and file pickers now supported
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
170 171
 * Fix video player resume of media outside the media library
 * Jump to Time feature
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
172
 * Allow to open a video as audio-only
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
173

174 175 176
Widget:
 * Display the timeline

Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
177
Translations:
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
178 179
 * Initial Traditional Chinese, Catalan, and Urdu, Odia,
   Norwegian Bokmål and Portuguese (Portugal) translations
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
180 181
 * Updates to the Bosnian, Japanese, Russian, French, Korean,
   Simplified Chinese, Turkish, Thai, Slovak, Polish, Dutch, Khmer,
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
182 183
   Italian, Hebrew, Galician, Spanish, German, Czech, Estonian,
   Hindi, and Bosnian translations
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
184

Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
185

Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
186 187 188
Changes between 0.0.7 and 0.0.8:
--------------------------------

Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
189 190 191
Core:
 * Support MIPS compilation

Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
192 193 194 195 196 197
Main application:
 * SD cards mount points are auto-detected
 * Directory view starts from the SD cards and are live-detected
 * Improve the thumbnailing process
 * Improve the headset handling and remote control code, including bluetooth
 * Correctly support the lock screen controls
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
198 199
 * Fixes for Android 4.2 support
 * Fix for sound notification loudness
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207
 * Fixes miscellaneous crashes and issues

Interface:
 * Allow toggling between remaining and total time in fullscreen
 * Allow a menu option to start the media from the beginning
 * Add different options for rotation and screen orientation
 * Fix sorting of album tracks
 * Add a ticker in the status bar, when playing audio
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
208 209
 * Improve the Directories View
 * Translations
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
210

Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
211

Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
212
Changes between 0.0.6 and 0.0.7:
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
213 214
--------------------------------

Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
215 216 217
Core:
 * Fix audio output selection to fix the audio-sync

Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
218 219 220
Main application:
 * reduce the memory used for thumbnails decoding
 * better behaviour when we are low on memory
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
221 222
 * fix the interaction between thumbnailing and sleeping
 * fix various crashes
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
223 224 225 226 227

Interface:
 * better multi-column look on low resolution phones
 * fix audio song sorting
 * add a popup-menu in the video list
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
228 229
 * Show Volume and Brightness values
 * fix navbar hiding on tablets
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
230 231


Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
232
Changes between 0.0.5 and 0.0.6:
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
233 234
--------------------------------

Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
235 236 237 238 239
Core:
 * Change threading code for Android
 * Fix MediaCodec decoding
 * Fix audio issues in cook and DTS

Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
NEWS  
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
240 241
Main application:
 * Reduce the memory and CPU used in the video list
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
242
 * Use bitmap caching to improve smoothness
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
NEWS  
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
243 244
 * Display the current playing position as a progress bar under every video

Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
245 246 247 248
Interface:
 * Add animations in the video list
 * Simplify the fullscreen interface

Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
249

Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
250 251 252
Changes between 0.0.4 and 0.0.5:
--------------------------------

Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281
Core:
 * Autodetection of NEON at runtime: ARMv7-a builds should work everywhere
   including tegra2 and cortex-a8 without NEON
 * Better threading support
 * Support for MediaCodec Jelly Bean hardware decoding

Main application
 * Better extensions and intent integration
 * Better service start/stop to avoid using CPU when VLC is not running or
   when we are playing a video
 * Automatic rescan when needed
 * Fix headset detection during phone calls
 * Fix several crashes
 * Fix compatibility with Android 2.1 (android-7)

Interface:
 * New grid look for Video List on tablets and phone in landscape-mode
 * Cover arts are now shown in Audio List panels
 * Better notification and use of covers in notifications
 * Directory View back button does now a parent-up action
 * Fix several crashes and misbehaviour of fragments
 * Fix small issues in About dialog, Video List, menu and preferences
 * Back button correctly behaves in fullscreen
 * Fix several sliding menu bugs

Translations
 * many :)


Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
282 283 284
Changes between 0.0.3 and 0.0.4:
--------------------------------

Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296
Interface:
 * Many Sliding Menu fixes
 * Fix subtitles and audio tracks selection
 * Fix Sliding menu selection
 * Fix about dialog
 * Update the android compatibility library to avoid crashes (r10)
 * Miscellaneous fixes

Core:
 * fix mp4 playback
 * correctly restrain the background processing of thumbnails and medialibrary

Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
297

Ludovic Fauvet's avatar
NEWS  
Ludovic Fauvet committed
298
Changes between 0.0.2 and 0.0.3:
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
299 300
--------------------------------

Ludovic Fauvet's avatar
NEWS  
Ludovic Fauvet committed
301 302 303 304
Device specific:
 * Add support for the Nexus7
 * Add support for Android x86

Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
305 306 307 308 309
Core:
 * Many, many bugfixes and stability improvements
 * Building for Android-x86 is now supported
 * IOMX hardware acceleration and AudioTrack improvements on Jellybean
 * Media library scanning is now faster and more efficient
Ludovic Fauvet's avatar
NEWS  
Ludovic Fauvet committed
310
 * The aspect ratio is now correctly handled in software decoding
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319

Interface:
 * Sliding panel added in video player
 * Tabs replaced with a sliding sidebar
 * Added the feature to change the playback speed in audio and video
 * Improved seek gesture
 * Added optional brightness gesture
 * Added ability to set the system ringtone to a song from VLC
 * Added history support
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
320
 * On ICS and above, added lockscreen control for music
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
321

Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
322
Translations:
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
323 324 325 326
 * Added Arabic, Bengali, Bosnian, Korean, Russian, Thai translations
 * Updates for the Simplified Chinese, Turkish, Polish, Hebrew,
   Galician, German, Czech, Bosnian, Estonian, Japanese, Italian, Dutch,
   Hindi and Slovak translations
Edward Wang's avatar
Edward Wang committed
327

Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
328
Changes between 0.0.1 and 0.0.2:
Ludovic Fauvet's avatar
NEWS  
Ludovic Fauvet committed
329 330
--------------------------------

Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
331 332 333 334 335
Core:
 * the application can now go on the SDcard
 * Database speed improvements
 * .nomedia folders are correctly ignored now

Ludovic Fauvet's avatar
Ludovic Fauvet committed
336 337
Interface:
 * Dynamically switch from audio to video player on ES change
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
338 339 340
 * Reduce video player control size
 * ICS: better integration when dimming and fullscreen
 * Deletion is possible in folder mode
Ludovic Fauvet's avatar
Ludovic Fauvet committed
341

Ludovic Fauvet's avatar
NEWS  
Ludovic Fauvet committed
342
Stability issues:
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
343
 * Fix numerous crashes
Ludovic Fauvet's avatar
Ludovic Fauvet committed
344
 * Fix some memory leaks
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
345
 * Better separation of the audio widget and the service
Ludovic Fauvet's avatar
NEWS  
Ludovic Fauvet committed
346 347

Translations:
Ludovic Fauvet's avatar
Ludovic Fauvet committed
348 349
 * Added Hebrew, Polish, Hindi, Basque, Galician, Dutch, Ukrainian, Croatian,
   Czech, Scottish Gaelic, Telugu, Japanese, Chinese Simplified, Slovak,
Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar
Jean-Baptiste Kempf committed
350
   Spanish, Walloon, Marathi, Khmer, Italian, Polish and Estonian translations