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# Changelog

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## tvOS [3.0.6]

· Fix SMB 2 issue
· Fix thumbnails for media
· Add thumbnail for video in remote playback
· Add manual connection to SMB/FTP/Plex
· Bugfixes and stability improvements

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## tvOS [3.0.5]

· Fix SMB 2 issue
· Add thumbnail for video in remote playback
· Add manual connection to SMB/FTP/Plex
· Bugfixes and stability improvements

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## iOS [3.1.8]

· Improve action sheet animation
· Fix SMB 2 issue
· Fix Chromecast no video issue
· Bugfixes and stability improvements

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## tvOS [3.0.4]

· Added support for SMB 2
· Added support for AV1 video playback by shipping dav1d decoder
· Fixed cut off text in Network Stream tab
· Bugfixes and stability improvements

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## iOS [3.1.7]

· Added support for SMB 2
· Added support for external keyboard shortcuts
· Fixed Chromecast showing a black screen for certain files
· Fixed an issue where a user couldn't navigate out of a OneDrive folder
· Bugfixes and stability improvements

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## iOS [3.1.6]

· Fixed OneDrive integration by adopting newer Api
· Fixed common crashes with Chromecast and display of black videos
· Fixed crashes when backgrounding the App
· Added better support for AV1 video playback by shipping dav1d decoder
· Fixed playback problems with certain HEVC streams

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## iOS [3.1.5]

· Fixed an issue with mkv videos crashing on iOS 12
· Adjusted the filterview and timer to not be hidden by the playback controls on newer iPhones
· Addressed CVE-2018-19937 a user was able to bypass the Passcode screen by opening a URL and turning the phone
· Bugfixes and stability improvements

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## iOS [3.1.4]

· We adapted VLC for the new iPad Pro by adjusting the App and bringing external screen support and FaceID to our iPad Pro users
· We brought the double tap to fullscreen feature to all devices, while still letting you double tap to jump back or forward on the sides of the screen
· Multiple files selection is now possible with iCloud Drive
· Fixed an issue where you couldn't log into the app if you killed it while setting a passcode

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## tvOS [3.0.3]

· Fixed black screen when playing back Audio files
· List of chapters isn't shown when the info pane is first opened
· Fixed a bug where all chapters show the name of the first chapter
· Improved audio passthrough behavior
· Audio / Subtitles track selector now appears without pausing first
· Greatly improved hardware decoding performance for H.264 and H.265 (Apple TV 4K only)
· Fix playback issues with certain AVI, MP4 and MKV files
· Improved display of subtitles

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## iOS [3.1.3]

· Added Corsican language
· Fixed a crash when reordering files outside of folders
· The Media title is now always visible when streaming to an external display
· Various Stability improvements and bug fixes

## iOS [3.1.2]

· Added an activity indicator for buffering
· The background setting to continue playback is ignored when external screens are used
· Sorting in folders gets saved correctly
· Fixed playback pausing once external output devices like bluetooth headphones are disconnected
· Deinterlacing is disabled by default now modern devices no longer support this, which led to high battery usage
· Stability improvements for the H264 and H265 decoder and Chromecasting

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## iOS [3.1.1]

· Fixed the swiping Gestures to change brightness and Volume
· Chromecasting is not stopping anymore when locking the device
· Fixed Video not being displayed over an external Screen via HDMI
· Fixed Audio not working after pausing and leaving the App
· Fixed opening external files in VLC or from the Files app
· Fixed an issue where songs where skipped when playing albums or playlists
· Better 360 video behavior when panning

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## iOS [3.1.0]

· We added a feature many of you waited for: Chromecast support
· We fixed a bug where files on your phone were not displayed in VLC
· 360 videos can be viewed by moving your phone now
· Stability and performance improvements when decoding H.264/H.265 in hardware
· Improved audio playback quality
· Fixed a regression preventing the download of certain media files via http
· Fixed a regression where downloaded files might disappear

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## tvOS [3.0.2]

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· Fixes issues with not being able to resume playback
· Fixes issues with no subtitles after selection

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## iOS [3.0.3]

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· Hitting play after backgrounding VLC is finally fixed
· Opening a txt file on iOS won't jump into VLC anymore (we obviously still support this subtitle format)
· Instead of a black screen, when opening certain HEVC files, we now have a playing video
· Fixes an issue were users were prompted to enter a passcode without ever setting one
· We also fixed multiple crashes
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· Scrubbing in the lock screen was added
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## iOS [3.0.2]

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· Fixes issues with TouchID and FaceID
· Fixes a crash when opening a Folder

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## tvOS [3.0.1]

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· Fixes a crash browsing files on local file servers

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## iOS [3.0.1]

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· Fixes a crash browsing files on local file servers
· the "use TouchID setting" is now respected
· Fixes a crash when locking your UI on iPhone X

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## iOS [3.0.0]

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· Added support for Drag and Drop
· Added Files integration
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· Added FaceID support

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## tvOS [3.0.0]

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· Crash fixes when browsing or searching the local network
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## iOS [2.9.0]

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· Stability improvements and bug fixes

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## iOS [2.8.9]

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· .srt subtitles are being displayed again

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## tvOS [1.1.3]

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· .srt subtitles are being displayed again
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## tvOS [1.1.2]

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· Fix a crash on start when there are two devices with the same name in the network

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## iOS [2.8.8]

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· This version will not reboot your iPhone X when playing HEVC files
· We stopped the madness of doubling files!
· When passcode is enabled Touch Id won't pop up multiple times when you enter the background
· SMB Servers will show up again and are accessible
· Sharing your Media with other Services and saving to Camera Roll works again
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· And as always · Stability improvements and bug fixes

## iOS [2.8.7]
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· Audio resumes after getting calls or playing content from other media apps again
· Fixes an issue were SSA subtitles were not displayed
· Google Drive login works again

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## tvOS [1.1.1]

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· Stability improvements and bug fixes

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## iOS [2.8.6]

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· Adjusted the UI for iPhone X
· Fixes the app termination on devices for iOS 7 and iOS 8
· Adds Full support for HEVC 4k videos
· General bug fixes

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## tvOS [1.1.0]

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· Full support for tvOS 11 and Apple TV 4K
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· Hardware decoding of H.264
· Greatly improved playback engine
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· Added support for dark user interface style
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· Improved support for pass-through audio playback and multi-channel audio
· Fixes an unexpected app termination when uploading specifically crafted files through Remote Playback

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## iOS [2.8.5]

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· Fixes an unexpected app termination when uploading specifically crafted files through WiFi Upload
· iOS 7 stability improvements, notably when browsing servers via UPnP or deleting locally stored media

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## iOS [2.8.4]

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· Fixes a not responsive UI after scrubbing the Video
· Fixes iOS 11 issues with deinterlaced videos 
· Fixes instances where the Video would be black
· General stability improvements and bug fixes

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## iOS [2.8.3]

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· Hardware accelerated video filtering reducing CPU load by 30% to the previous software filters (iOS 9 or later only)
· Fixes FTP playback
· Fixes crash when playback of a H.264 encoded video ends whose dimensions are not multiples of 16
· General stability improvements and bug fixes

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## iOS [2.8.2]

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· Fixes an unexpected playback termination of H.264 content after a few minutes
· Fixes playback of 10bit H.264 content
· Fixes a crash when discovering UPnP devices on the local network
· Restored playback on iOS 7
· Dropbox support is no longer an option on iOS 7 and iOS 8
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· File listings in Dropbox are now alphabetically sorted (again)
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· More options for default playback speed matching the tvOS version
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· Fixed aspect ratio switch and crop
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· General stability improvements and bug fixes

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## iOS [2.8.1]

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· General stability improvements and bug fixes
· Fixes a crash for Local Network for versions < iOS 10
· Fixes issues with .mov playback
· Fixes aspect ratio not being applied
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## iOS [2.8.0]

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· A new Network Login view
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· Hardware decoding of H.264/HEVC
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· Added support for NFS shares
· Added Bonjour discovery for SMB shares
· Improved search bar discovery method
· Improved sleep timer
· Edit "Select All"
· Double tap to seek in videos
· Shuffle functionality
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## iOS [2.7.8]

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· Fixed listing of playlist files on remote shares
· Fixed downloading some media from http servers
· Fixed start index of multiple media playback in OneDrive
· Fixed playback of XDCAM media files (requires a 64bit iOS device)

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## tvOS [1.0.7]

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· Fix listing of playlist files on remote shares
· Fixed playback of XDCAM media files

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## iOS [2.7.7]

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· Updated decoders
· Added ability to rename network streams
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## tvOS [1.0.6]

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· Updated decoders
· Added repeat mode for playback
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## iOS [2.7.6]

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· General stability improvements and bug fixes
· Fix hue video filter
· Improved stability when unlocking app using Touch ID
· Improved Dropbox stability
· Prevent ghosting of media downloaded from UPnP servers
· Prevent playing the wrong file on some UPnP, PLEX or FTP shares
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## tvOS [1.0.5]

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· General stability improvements and bug fixes
· Prevent ghosting of media downloaded from UPnP servers
· Prevent playing the wrong file on some UPnP, PLEX or FTP shares
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## iOS [2.7.5]

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· Improved SMB reliability
· Stability improvements for iOS 7
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## tvOS [1.0.4]

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· Improved SMB reliability
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## iOS [2.7.3]

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· General stability improvements and bug fixes
· Added 3D Touch Quick Actions for iPhone 6S
· Added 'Play all' feature to OneDrive
· Added 'Play all' feature to local network shares
· Added automatic finding of external subtitles on HTTP, FTP, PLEX and UPnP
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· Added filtering of files found on FTP servers to only show playable media
· Improved SMB reliability
· Fixed contrast video filter
· Fixed downloads from certain UPnP, PLEX and ftp servers
· Fixed switching library display modes on iPad
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## tvOS [1.0.3]

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· General stability improvements and bug fixes
· Added S/PDIF pass-through option
· Added option to disable artwork retrieval
· Added automatic finding of external subtitles on HTTP, FTP, PLEX and UPnP
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· Added filtering of files found on FTP servers to only show playable media
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## tvOS [1.0.2]

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· General stability improvements and bug fixe
· Improved SMB reliability
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## tvOS [1.0.1]

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· General stability improvements and bug fixes
· Improved UPnP reliability, notably with Twonky, KooRaRoo, PlayOn
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## tvOS [1.0.0]

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· Initial release
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## iOS [2.7.2]

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· Stability improvements
· Improved HTTP connectivity
· Improved UPnP reliability, notably with Twonky
· Fixed issues unlocking the app when a passcode was never set
· Fixed custom subtitles font sizes
· Fixed UPnP playback on iOS 7
· Note: when installing this update, a potentially configured passcode is reset.
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## iOS [2.7.1]

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· Stability improvements
· Fixed issues unlocking the app when a passcode was never set
· Fixed repeat one / repeat list
· Fixed saving playback progress for files whose names contain spaces or umlauts
· Fixed multiplying music album listings
· Show music albums with 1 track correctly in the music album's list
· Improved SMB compatibility
· UPnP reliability improvements, notably with Kodi
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## iOS [2.7.0]

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· Added new app for the 4th gen. Apple TV
· Dropped support for iOS 6.1. VLC requires iOS 7.0 now
· Added support for SMB file sharing (#8879)
· Added support for music albums with more than 1 disk (#14650)
· Re-wrote Apple Watch extension for watchOS 2
· Media stored in folders on remote servers is now played as a list
· Reworked networking UI
· Added support for system-wide search "CoreSpotlight"
· Added improved UI support for Right-to-Left languages
· Added support for the split-screen appearance in iOS 9 (#14840)
· Added support for Touch ID to unlock app (#13378)
· Added support for WiFi sharing using a personal hotspot (#14865)
· Added option to configure playback continuation (#14340, #14590)
· Added option to configure gestures (#15449) 
· Added support for music albums with more than 1 disk (#14650)
· Display chapter duration in playback UI (#14718)
· Recently played network stream URL are now shared across all devices
· Stored login information is now shared across all devices
· Cloud login credentials are now shared across all devices
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## iOS [2.6.6]

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· Desktop quality SSA subtitles rendering (finally!, #11297, #13365, #14112)
· Stability improvements
· New translations to Lao and Kabyle
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## iOS [2.6.5]

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· Fixed playback of streams opened through the legacy vlc:// pseudo protocol
· Minor improvements (#14080, #14836, #14881, #15118)
· New translation to Norwegian Bokmål
· Updated translations to Afrikaans, Arabic, Bosnian, Czech, Danish, English (GB),
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  Spanish (Mexico), Persian, Hungarian, Korean, Latvian, Malay, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil),
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## iOS [2.6.4]

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· Stability improvements and minor bug fixes (#13601, #14154, #14611, #14852, #14860, #14864)
· Fixed video playback for URLs open via third party apps (#15075)
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## iOS [2.6.2]

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· Improved playback reliability (#15000 et al)
· Added minimize button to fullscreen playback so 'Done' stops playback again
· Added option to always play video in fullscreen, on by default (#14985)
· Fixed subtitles rendering which produced incorrect umlauts or pixelated fonts (#14978 et al.,
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· Fixed major playback issue on iOS 7 on iPad (#14977)
· Fixed remove control events on iOS 6 (#14996)
· Fixed x-callback-url on playback close (#14984)
· Improved accessibility (#15012)
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## iOS [2.6.1]

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· Reduced Apple Watch extension file size by 90%
· Minor bug fix (#14942)
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## iOS [2.6.0]

· Added support for Apple Watch · control VLC from your watch!
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  - playback control
  - media info
  - library browsing
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· Added mini-player to browse the library during playback (#13367)
· Added support for looping playlists
· New ingest mechanism for audio files
· Improved remote command support
· Improved thumbnail generation
· Improved thumbnail and web interface performance on devices with A5 CPU and above
· Fixed crash when playing media from a folder or music album on iPad (#14394, #14706)
· Fixed crash when app goes to background while a video is playing (#14643)
· Fixed privacy leak when using a passcode to protect the library (#14159, #14615)
· Removed stray popup announcing VLC's crash all the time while it actually
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· Added support for the PLEX Web API
· Thumbnails displayed in the media library are updated to the last playback position (#14462)
· Improved reliability when sharing media library on the local network
· Improved media library search delivering more accurate results (#14593)
· Fixed 'crop to fill screen' on iPad (#14575)
· Fixed issue which prevented downloading of a few files via UPnP (#11123)
· Fixed crash when screen is being locked during playback (#14610)
· A large number of bug fixes affecting most parts of the app (#13194, #14056,
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  #14688, #14713, #14715, #14716, #14733, #14736, #14795, #14800, #14801, #14829)

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## iOS [2.5.1]

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## iOS [2.5]

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· Added support for iCloud Drive (#8688)
· Added support for box.com (#11301)
· Added support for OneDrive (#13413)
· Added a lock button to the playback view, supporting both orientation and
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· Added 10-band equalizer (#9032)
· Added sharing of the media library between multiple iOS devices
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· Added support for chapters and titles to the playback dialog (#11560)
· Cleaned-up playback view appearance with more features and less clutter
· Added enhanced media information to the library view (#13564)
· Added notifications about missing storage space when syncing media (#11474)
· Added timer to automatically stop playback (#8640)
· Improved WiFi sharing reliability with web browsers on Linux (#14083)
· Improved Plex support with optional direct connections if detection fails
· x-callback-url: added support for the x-error parameter (#14092)
· A few minor UI improvements (#13892)
· New translations to Portuguese (Portugal), Portuguese (Brazil), Khmer,
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· Fixed subtitles downloading in some corner cases
· Appearance fixes for playback speed selector and download view on iPhone
· Improved WiFi Sharing reliability by disabling IPv6 support by default
· Improved UPnP reliability and speed
· Various minor UI improvements
· Fixed regression leading to incomplete library listings on iPad
· Improved decoding reliability by deploying FFmpeg instead of libav
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## iOS [2.4]

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· Added support for iPhone 6 and 6+
· Download of currently stored media via WiFi in addition to upload (#11289)
· Detection of external subtitles when streaming media via http or ftp (#10668)
· Folder support for GDrive (#11019)
· Support for streaming from GDrive
· Native support for Plex media servers
· Support for file sharing with further apps installed on device (#11302)
· Option to download media from http/ftp/https instead of direct playback when
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· Folders synced through iTunes are correctly parsed now (#9158)
· Option to set text encoding used for FTP connections (#10611)
· Option to set default playback speed (#10595)
· Media library search (#11303)
· Improved reliability when a call comes in during playback
· Improved subtitles playback reliability (#11225)
· Support for redirected downloads via HTTP (#10639)
· Support for audio playback and subtitles delay for manual sync (#11236)
· Added improved interaction with third party apps through a x-callback-url
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  - playback states are retained
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· Fix pseudo-random playback starts (#11993)
· Improved passcode lock appearance (#13166)
· Minor UI improvements (#11296, #11637, #13165, #13169)
· Network stream history allows copying URLs
· Improved reliability when syncing media via WiFi or iTunes (#13128)
· Stability improvements for iOS 6.1
· New translation to Traditional Chinese
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## iOS [2.3]

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· New ability to organize media in folders (#9043)
· Support for password protected HTTP streams (#9028)
· WiFi uploads and HTTP downloads continue in the background
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· Added option to disable playback control gestures (#10592)
· Added option to use bold subtitles (#10882)
· Modified behavior: when passcode lock is enabled, playback will be stopped
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  when VLC enters the background state (#10630, #10747)
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· Fixed serial ftp downloads
· Fixed downloads from Twonky UPnP servers (#10631)
· Fixed playback control through lock screen, headphones or multi-tasking view
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· Playback is paused when headphones are unplugged (#11041)
· Improved UPnP discovery speed with some servers (#10811)
· Improved memory consumption (#9505)
· Added support for m4b, caf, oma, w64 audio and mxg video files
· Caches for WiFi upload and HTTP downloads are emptied more often to
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· Stability improvements and UX tweaks (amongst others #10601, #10518)
· New translations to Latvian, Romanian and British English
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## iOS [2.2.2]

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· Fixed audio playback regression introduced in previous update (#10597)
· Updated translations to Arabic, Chinese (Hans), Dutch, Galician, Hungarian,
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## iOS [2.2.1]

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· Added initial support for ARM64 aka AArch64 aka ARMv8
· Improved reliability for Dropbox streaming (#10489)
· Added option to adapt network caching (#10388)
· Compatibility fixes for multiple UPnP servers (notably Twonky 7, Serviio 1.4,
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· Fixed an issue where always the same file in a UPnP folder was played (#10441)
· Fixed a ftp streaming issue from connected servers if file name contains
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· Improved meta data readability within the iPad library view (#10471)
· Improved stability on iOS 6
· Improved Thumbnails
· Misc stability improvements (#10490)
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iPad. iOS 6 and the iPhone 3GS remain supported.

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· New Interface for iOS 7
· Add tutorial to introduce the user to the app
· Improved feedback for media download progress including data bitrate,
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· Opening network streams no longer leads to a collapsed file system hierachy
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· Added bookmarks for FTP servers
· Added support for multi-touch gestures based upon the VLC Gestures haxie
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  - tap with 2 fingers to play/pause
  - vertical swipe in the right half of the video to adapt volume
  - vertical swipe in the left half of the video to adapt screen brightness
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· Previously removed episodes and tracks no longer show up in the respective
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· Improved privacy by requesting the passcode immediately after leaving the
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· Added support to endlessly repeat the currently playing item (#9793)
· Added option to disable file name display optimizations (#10050)
· TV Shows are sorted by Season number / Episode number and Music Albums
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· Added ability to rename any media item in the library view
· Added deletion of multiple media items in one step
· If your media was recognized as part of a music album, the next track
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· Added support for downloads from Google Drive (#8690)
· Added support for streaming files from Dropbox in addition to download
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· Added support for downloading from UPnP multimedia servers
· Added cover-art and duration to UPnP server item lists
· UPnP stability improvements
· Fix incorrect displayed size for files stored on UPnP multimedia servers
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· Improved WiFi Upload reliability, especially when uploading multiple
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· Added support for HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) (#9174)
· Added support for https playback
· Added support for system-wide HTTP proxy settings
· Added support for m3u streams
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· Improved audio playback performance and reliability
· Improved metadata detection
· Improved vlc:// handling (#9542)
· Improved TV show handling for shows with more than 100 episodes
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## iOS [2.1.3]

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· Fixed crashes with files whose names are less than 6 characters long after
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## iOS [2.1.2]

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· Stability improvements (#9393, #9431, #9432, #9433, #9434, #9435, #9556)
· Improved Closed Caption rendering (#9369)
· Minor UI fixes (#9454)
· New translations to Hungarian and Swedish
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## iOS [2.1.1]

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· Stability improvements
· Improved UPnP handling
· Improved interaction with third party apps
· Improved visual appearance on iPad
· Added support for Teletext-based DVB subtitles
· New translations to Arabic, Polish, and Korean
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· Improved overall stability (#8989, #9031, #9048, #9089, #9092)
· Add support for subtitles in non-western languages (#8991)
· Improved Subtitles support with options to choose font, size, and color
· Add UPnP discovery and streaming (#8880)
· Add FTP server discovery, streaming and downloading (#9064)
· Add Bonjour announcements for the WiFi Uploader's website (#8741)
· Add playback of audio-only media (#9044)
· Newly implemented menu and application flow (#9045)
· Improved VoiceOver and accessibility support (#9017)
· Add Deinterlace option (off by default, #8813)
· Device no longer goes to sleep during media downloads (#9062)
· Improved video output on external screens (#9055, #9079)
· Improved Passcode Lock behavior (#9252)
· Minor usability improvements (#9122, #9125, #9225)
· New translations to Bosnian, Catalan, Galician, Greek, Marathi, Portuguese,
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· Fix MP2 and MP3 decoding (#8986)
· Add vlc:// protocol handler (#8988)
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  - vlc://server/path will assume http://
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· Fix Dropbox hierarchy navigation (#8993)
· Fix major leak of data when opening files in VLC from other apps (#9011)
· Retain last audio and subtitles tracks when for played media (#8987)
· Fix CSS rendering issue in the WiFi Uploader's web interface
· Switch Default Subtitles Font from SourceSans-Pro to Open Sans
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· Shake device to create a bug report (#7788)
· Export meta data about current playback item to multitasking view (#8883)
· Fix crash when opening network streams from within third party apps while
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· Fix VoiceOver support for Dropbox login (#8997)
· Fix dialog rotation on iOS 5 (#8992)
· New translations to Chinese, Danish, Dutch, Hebrew, Slovak, Turkish,
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· Minor crash fix (#8739) and interface fix for iPhone 4.
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## iOS [2.0.0]

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First project release.