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  • 3.0.16 protected
    5e70837d · Update NEWS ·
    VLC media player 3.0.16 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the seventeenth release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    This release fixes a regression in the Direct3D11 module on Windows 8 &
    8.1.
    It also:
    - Adds touchbar support
    - Fixes the RTSP server timeout handling
    
    Along with a few other improvements!
    
  • 3.0.15 protected
    d3094196 · Update NEWS ·
    VLC media player 3.0.15 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the sixteenth release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    This updates contains various fixes and improvements:
    - Fix delays when seeking with D3D11
    - Fix opening DVD folders with non ascii characters
    - Fix ASF regressions with brodcast streams
    - Fix dropping audio on seek with MP4 content
    - Fix seek & volume sliders overlapping with subtitles
    - Improve freetype fonts outlining
    - Fix HTTPS support on Windows XP
    
  • 3.0.14 protected
    41878ff4 · Update NEWS ·
    VLC media player 3.0.14 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the fifteenth release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    This update focuses on fixing a critial issue with the auto updater on
    Windows, causing the new installer to be downloaded, but without
    launching the installation.
    Unfortunately windows users will have to manually update from 3.0.12
    to a newer version.
    
  • 3.0.13 protected
    VLC media player 3.0.13 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the fourteenth release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    This updates contains various fixes and improvements:
    - Fix artifacts in HLS streams
    - Fix MP4 audio support regressions
    - Add SSA text scaling support
    - Add NFSv4 support
    - Improve SMB2 integration
    - Improve Direct3D11 rendering smoothness
    - Add mousewheel horizontal axis support
    - Security fixes
    
    And many more, check our NEWS file for more details!
    
  • 3.0.12.1 protected
    17015740 · Update NEWS ·
    VLC media player 3.0.12.1 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the thirteenth release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    This updates contains various fixes and improvements:
    - Fix audio glitches during the start of an audio playback on macOS
    - Fix adaptive streaming handling of resolution settings
    - Fix crashes when using Direct3D11 videl filters
    - UI improvements for macOS Big Sur
    - Add support for Reliable Internet Stream Transport
    - Various web interface fixes
    - Various security fixes
    
    This is also our first release with native support for Apple Silicon.
    
    Check our NEWS file for more details!
    
    VLC 3.0.12.1 is a macOS arm only release.
    
  • 3.0.12-1 protected
    VLC media player 3.0.12 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the thirteenth release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    This updates contains various fixes and improvements:
    - Fix audio glitches during the start of an audio playback on macOS
    - Fix adaptive streaming handling of resolution settings
    - Fix crashes when using Direct3D11 videl filters
    - UI improvements for macOS Big Sur
    - Add support for Reliable Internet Stream Transport
    - Various web interface fixes
    - Various security fixes
    
    This is also our first release with native support for Apple Silicon.
    
    Check our NEWS file for more details!
    
    3.0.12-1 restores macOS 10.7 support in the release build.
    
  • 3.0.12 protected
    d590d61d · l10n: vlc.desktop update ·
    VLC media player 3.0.12 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the thirteenth release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    This updates contains various fixes and improvements:
    - Fix audio glitches during the start of an audio playback on macOS
    - Fix adaptive streaming handling of resolution settings
    - Fix crashes when using Direct3D11 videl filters
    - UI improvements for macOS Big Sur
    - Add support for Reliable Internet Stream Transport
    - Various web interface fixes
    - Various security fixes
    
    This is also our first release with native support for Apple Silicon.
    
    Check our NEWS file for more details!
    
  • 3.0.11.1 protected
    52483f3c · update NEWS ·
    VLC media player 3.0.11.1 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the twelfth release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    VLC 3.0.11.1 is a macOS only release, mainly fixing an issue
    with audio playback. For more details, please see the NEWS file.
    
    Vetinari is a major release changing a lot in the media engine of VLC.
    It is one of the largest release we've ever done.
    
    Notably, it:
     - activates hardware decoding on all platforms, of H.264 & H.265, 8 & 10bits,
       allowing 4K60 or even 8K decoding with little CPU consumption,
     - merges all the code from the mobile ports into the same codebase with
       common numbering and releases,
     - supports 360 video and 3D audio, and prepares for VR content,
     - supports direct HDR and HDR tone-mapping,
     - updates the audio passthrough for HD Audio codecs,
     - allows browsing of local network drives like SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...
     - stores the passwords securely,
     - brings a new subtitle rendering engine, supporting ComplexTextLayout
       and font fallback to support multiple languages and fonts,
     - supports ChromeCast with the new renderer framework,
     - adds support for numerous new formats and codecs, including WebVTT,
       AV1, TTML, HQX, 708, Cineform, and many more,
     - improves Bluray support with Java menus, aka BD-J,
     - updates the macOS interface with major cleaning and improvements,
     - support HiDPI UI on Windows, with the switch to Qt5,
     - prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and
       switches to OpenGL by default on Linux.
    
  • 3.0.11 protected
    VLC media player 3.0.11 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the twelfth release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    This updates contains various fixes and improvements:
    - Fixes a regression with some encrypted HLS streams
    - Fixes HLS live stream playback regression
    - Fixes imprecise seeking in m4a files
    - Fixes resampling on Android
    - Fixes a potential crash on startup on macOS
    - Fixes a crash when listing blurays mount points on macOS
    - Avoids unnecessary permision warnings on macOS
    - Fixes AAC playback regressions
    
    Additionanally, it fixes the security issue reported as
    CVE-2020-13428, and bumps libarchive to 3.4.2 as a result of
    CVE-2020-9308 & CVE-2019-19221
    
    Check our NEWS file for more details!
    
  • 3.0.10 protected
    VLC media player 3.0.10 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the eleventh release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    This updates focuses on fixing issues with VLSub
    
    It also improves support for the meson build system in our contribs.
    
    Vetinari is a major release changing a lot in the media engine of VLC.
    It is one of the largest release we've ever done.
    
    Notably, it:
     - activates hardware decoding on all platforms, of H.264 & H.265, 8 & 10bits,
       allowing 4K60 or even 8K decoding with little CPU consumption,
     - merges all the code from the mobile ports into the same codebase with
       common numbering and releases,
     - supports 360 video and 3D audio, and prepares for VR content,
     - supports direct HDR and HDR tone-mapping,
     - updates the audio passthrough for HD Audio codecs,
     - allows browsing of local network drives like SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...
     - stores the passwords securely,
     - brings a new subtitle rendering engine, supporting ComplexTextLayout
       and font fallback to support multiple languages and fonts,
     - supports ChromeCast with the new renderer framework,
     - adds support for numerous new formats and codecs, including WebVTT,
       AV1, TTML, HQX, 708, Cineform, and many more,
     - improves Bluray support with Java menus, aka BD-J,
     - updates the macOS interface with major cleaning and improvements,
     - support HiDPI UI on Windows, with the switch to Qt5,
     - prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and
       switches to OpenGL by default on Linux.
    
  • 3.0.9.2 protected
    VLC media player 3.0.9.2 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the tenth release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    This updates contains various fixes and improvements
     - Multiple dvdread and dvdnav crash and bug fixes
     - Adds support for SMB2/3 shares
     - Various MP4 improvements
     - Multiple adaptive streaming fixes
     - Various subtitle improvements
     - Various OpenGL video output improvements
     - Better macOS Catalina support
     - Improved audio quality on chromecast
    
    It also fixes security issues, notably in the microdns service
    discovery stack.
    
    Check our NEWS file for more details!
    
    Vetinari is a major release changing a lot in the media engine of VLC.
    It is one of the largest release we've ever done.
    
    Notably, it:
     - activates hardware decoding on all platforms, of H.264 & H.265, 8 & 10bits,
       allowing 4K60 or even 8K decoding with little CPU consumption,
     - merges all the code from the mobile ports into the same codebase with
       common numbering and releases,
     - supports 360 video and 3D audio, and prepares for VR content,
     - supports direct HDR and HDR tone-mapping,
     - updates the audio passthrough for HD Audio codecs,
     - allows browsing of local network drives like SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...
     - stores the passwords securely,
     - brings a new subtitle rendering engine, supporting ComplexTextLayout
       and font fallback to support multiple languages and fonts,
     - supports ChromeCast with the new renderer framework,
     - adds support for numerous new formats and codecs, including WebVTT,
       AV1, TTML, HQX, 708, Cineform, and many more,
     - improves Bluray support with Java menus, aka BD-J,
     - updates the macOS interface with major cleaning and improvements,
     - support HiDPI UI on Windows, with the switch to Qt5,
     - prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and
       switches to OpenGL by default on Linux.
    
  • 3.0.9.1 protected
    VLC media player 3.0.9.1 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the tenth release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    This updates contains various fixes and improvements
     - Multiple dvdread and dvdnav crash and bug fixes
     - Adds support for SMB2/3 shares
     - Various MP4 improvements
     - Multiple adaptive streaming fixes
     - Various subtitle improvements
     - Various OpenGL video output improvements
     - Better macOS Catalina support
     - Imroved audio quality on chromecast
    
    It also fixes security issues, notably in the microdns service
    discovery stack.
    
    Check our NEWS file for more details!
    
    Vetinari is a major release changing a lot in the media engine of VLC.
    It is one of the largest release we've ever done.
    
    Notably, it:
     - activates hardware decoding on all platforms, of H.264 & H.265, 8 & 10bits,
       allowing 4K60 or even 8K decoding with little CPU consumption,
     - merges all the code from the mobile ports into the same codebase with
       common numbering and releases,
     - supports 360 video and 3D audio, and prepares for VR content,
     - supports direct HDR and HDR tone-mapping,
     - updates the audio passthrough for HD Audio codecs,
     - allows browsing of local network drives like SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...
     - stores the passwords securely,
     - brings a new subtitle rendering engine, supporting ComplexTextLayout
       and font fallback to support multiple languages and fonts,
     - supports ChromeCast with the new renderer framework,
     - adds support for numerous new formats and codecs, including WebVTT,
       AV1, TTML, HQX, 708, Cineform, and many more,
     - improves Bluray support with Java menus, aka BD-J,
     - updates the macOS interface with major cleaning and improvements,
     - support HiDPI UI on Windows, with the switch to Qt5,
     - prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and
       switches to OpenGL by default on Linux.
    
  • 3.0.9 protected
    b805882a · NEWS: Fix typo ·
    VLC media player 3.0.9 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the tenth release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    This updates contains various fixes and improvements
     - Multiple dvdread and dvdnav crash and bug fixes
     - Adds support for SMB2/3 shares
     - Various MP4 improvements
     - Multiple adaptive streaming fixes
     - Various subtitle improvements
     - Various OpenGL video output improvements
     - Better macOS Catalina support
     - Imroved audio quality on chromecast
    
    It also fixes security issues, notably in the microdns service
    discovery stack.
    
    Check our NEWS file for more details!
    
    Vetinari is a major release changing a lot in the media engine of VLC.
    It is one of the largest release we've ever done.
    
    Notably, it:
     - activates hardware decoding on all platforms, of H.264 & H.265, 8 & 10bits,
       allowing 4K60 or even 8K decoding with little CPU consumption,
     - merges all the code from the mobile ports into the same codebase with
       common numbering and releases,
     - supports 360 video and 3D audio, and prepares for VR content,
     - supports direct HDR and HDR tone-mapping,
     - updates the audio passthrough for HD Audio codecs,
     - allows browsing of local network drives like SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...
     - stores the passwords securely,
     - brings a new subtitle rendering engine, supporting ComplexTextLayout
       and font fallback to support multiple languages and fonts,
     - supports ChromeCast with the new renderer framework,
     - adds support for numerous new formats and codecs, including WebVTT,
       AV1, TTML, HQX, 708, Cineform, and many more,
     - improves Bluray support with Java menus, aka BD-J,
     - updates the macOS interface with major cleaning and improvements,
     - support HiDPI UI on Windows, with the switch to Qt5,
     - prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and
       switches to OpenGL by default on Linux.
    
  • 3.0.8 protected
    f350b6b5 · Update NEWS ·
    VLC media player 3.0.8 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the ninth release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    This updates contains a various fixes and improvements
     - Fix stuttering for low framerate videos
     - Improve adaptive streaming
     - Improve audio output for external audio devices on macOS/iOS
     - Fix hardware acceleration with Direct3D11 for some AMD drivers
     - Fix WebVTT subtitles rendering
    
    It also fixes 13 security issues, ranging from buffer overflows to
    divisions by zero
    
    Check our NEWS file for more details!
    
    Vetinari is a major release changing a lot in the media engine of VLC.
    It is one of the largest release we've ever done.
    
    Notably, it:
     - activates hardware decoding on all platforms, of H.264 & H.265, 8 & 10bits,
       allowing 4K60 or even 8K decoding with little CPU consumption,
     - merges all the code from the mobile ports into the same codebase with
       common numbering and releases,
     - supports 360 video and 3D audio, and prepares for VR content,
     - supports direct HDR and HDR tone-mapping,
     - updates the audio passthrough for HD Audio codecs,
     - allows browsing of local network drives like SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...
     - stores the passwords securely,
     - brings a new subtitle rendering engine, supporting ComplexTextLayout
       and font fallback to support multiple languages and fonts,
     - supports ChromeCast with the new renderer framework,
     - adds support for numerous new formats and codecs, including WebVTT,
       AV1, TTML, HQX, 708, Cineform, and many more,
     - improves Bluray support with Java menus, aka BD-J,
     - updates the macOS interface with major cleaning and improvements,
     - support HiDPI UI on Windows, with the switch to Qt5,
     - prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and
       switches to OpenGL by default on Linux.
    
  • 3.0.7.1-1 protected
    26acdaa9 · Update NEWS ·
    VLC media player 3.0.7.1 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the eighth release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    This version is a bugfix release, fixing regressions with some AMD
    drivers on Windows, preventing their users to use hardware acceleration.
    
    In addition, it improves Direct3D11 HDR support, and fixes some bluray
    issues.
    
    Check our NEWS file for more details!
    
    3.0.7.1-1 fixes a macOS only packaging issue, additionally.
    
    Vetinari is a major release changing a lot in the media engine of VLC.
    It is one of the largest release we've ever done.
    
    Notably, it:
     - activates hardware decoding on all platforms, of H.264 & H.265, 8 & 10bits,
       allowing 4K60 or even 8K decoding with little CPU consumption,
     - merges all the code from the mobile ports into the same codebase with
       common numbering and releases,
     - supports 360 video and 3D audio, and prepares for VR content,
     - supports direct HDR and HDR tone-mapping,
     - updates the audio passthrough for HD Audio codecs,
     - allows browsing of local network drives like SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...
     - stores the passwords securely,
     - brings a new subtitle rendering engine, supporting ComplexTextLayout
       and font fallback to support multiple languages and fonts,
     - supports ChromeCast with the new renderer framework,
     - adds support for numerous new formats and codecs, including WebVTT,
       AV1, TTML, HQX, 708, Cineform, and many more,
     - improves Bluray support with Java menus, aka BD-J,
     - updates the macOS interface with major cleaning and improvements,
     - support HiDPI UI on Windows, with the switch to Qt5,
     - prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and
       switches to OpenGL by default on Linux.
    
  • 3.0.7.1 protected
    f3940db4 · Bump version to 3.0.7.1 ·
    VLC media player 3.0.7.1 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the eighth release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    This version is a bugfix release, fixing regressions with some AMD
    drivers on Windows, preventing their users to use hardware acceleration.
    
    In addition, it improves Direct3D11 HDR support, and fixes some bluray
    issues.
    
    Check our NEWS file for more details!
    
    Vetinari is a major release changing a lot in the media engine of VLC.
    It is one of the largest release we've ever done.
    
    Notably, it:
     - activates hardware decoding on all platforms, of H.264 & H.265, 8 & 10bits,
       allowing 4K60 or even 8K decoding with little CPU consumption,
     - merges all the code from the mobile ports into the same codebase with
       common numbering and releases,
     - supports 360 video and 3D audio, and prepares for VR content,
     - supports direct HDR and HDR tone-mapping,
     - updates the audio passthrough for HD Audio codecs,
     - allows browsing of local network drives like SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...
     - stores the passwords securely,
     - brings a new subtitle rendering engine, supporting ComplexTextLayout
       and font fallback to support multiple languages and fonts,
     - supports ChromeCast with the new renderer framework,
     - adds support for numerous new formats and codecs, including WebVTT,
       AV1, TTML, HQX, 708, Cineform, and many more,
     - improves Bluray support with Java menus, aka BD-J,
     - updates the macOS interface with major cleaning and improvements,
     - support HiDPI UI on Windows, with the switch to Qt5,
     - prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and
       switches to OpenGL by default on Linux.
    
  • 3.0.7 protected
    86cee310 · Update NEWS ·
    VLC media player 3.0.7 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the eighth release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    This updates contains a various fixes and improvements
     - Better support for casting with the new Chromecast app
     - Fixes HLG & 12bits display with D3D11
     - Fixes UPNP support on macOS with multiple network interfaces
     - Fixes audio pass through on Android 23
     - Fixes video output crashes on iOS
    
    And it mostly focuses on security, fixing various buffer overflows, uses
    after free, integer overflow & underflow.
    Over 35 security issues were fixed.
    This was made possible by the Europeean Commission through the
    EU-FOSSA 2 program. The VideoLAN team would like to thank them!
    
    Check our NEWS file for more details!
    
    Vetinari is a major release changing a lot in the media engine of VLC.
    It is one of the largest release we've ever done.
    
    Notably, it:
     - activates hardware decoding on all platforms, of H.264 & H.265, 8 & 10bits,
       allowing 4K60 or even 8K decoding with little CPU consumption,
     - merges all the code from the mobile ports into the same codebase with
       common numbering and releases,
     - supports 360 video and 3D audio, and prepares for VR content,
     - supports direct HDR and HDR tone-mapping,
     - updates the audio passthrough for HD Audio codecs,
     - allows browsing of local network drives like SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...
     - stores the passwords securely,
     - brings a new subtitle rendering engine, supporting ComplexTextLayout
       and font fallback to support multiple languages and fonts,
     - supports ChromeCast with the new renderer framework,
     - adds support for numerous new formats and codecs, including WebVTT,
       AV1, TTML, HQX, 708, Cineform, and many more,
     - improves Bluray support with Java menus, aka BD-J,
     - updates the macOS interface with major cleaning and improvements,
     - support HiDPI UI on Windows, with the switch to Qt5,
     - prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and
       switches to OpenGL by default on Linux.
    
  • 3.0.6 protected
    5803e85f · Update NEWS ·
    VLC media player 3.0.6 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the seventh release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    This updates contains a various fixes and improvements:
     - Fixes some subtitles not being displayed
     - Improves HDR support in AV1
     - Adds support for 12bits AV1 decoding
    
    Check our NEWS file for more details!
    
    Vetinari is a major release changing a lot in the media engine of VLC.
    It is one of the largest release we've ever done.
    
    Notably, it:
     - activates hardware decoding on all platforms, of H.264 & H.265, 8 & 10bits,
       allowing 4K60 or even 8K decoding with little CPU consumption,
     - merges all the code from the mobile ports into the same codebase with
       common numbering and releases,
     - supports 360 video and 3D audio, and prepares for VR content,
     - supports direct HDR and HDR tone-mapping,
     - updates the audio passthrough for HD Audio codecs,
     - allows browsing of local network drives like SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...
     - stores the passwords securely,
     - brings a new subtitle rendering engine, supporting ComplexTextLayout
       and font fallback to support multiple languages and fonts,
     - supports ChromeCast with the new renderer framework,
     - adds support for numerous new formats and codecs, including WebVTT,
       AV1, TTML, HQX, 708, Cineform, and many more,
     - improves Bluray support with Java menus, aka BD-J,
     - updates the macOS interface with major cleaning and improvements,
     - support HiDPI UI on Windows, with the switch to Qt5,
     - prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and
       switches to OpenGL by default on Linux.
    
  • 3.0.5-2 protected
    VLC media player 3.0.5 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the sixth release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    This update fixes many issues, including but not limited to:
     - Various AV1 support improvements
     - Adds a new & fast AV1 decoder
     - Enables runtime hardening on macOS Mojave
     - Updates dark mode on macOS
     - Improves BluRay playback
     - Improves RTSP playback
     - Fixes many Direct3D11 issues
    
    And many other miscallaneous bug fixes.
    
    Check our NEWS file for more details!
    
    3.0.5-2 fixes a DVD subtitle regression on Windows, compared to 3.0.5-1.
    
    Vetinari is a major release changing a lot in the media engine of VLC.
    It is one of the largest release we've ever done.
    
    Notably, it:
     - activates hardware decoding on all platforms, of H.264 & H.265, 8 & 10bits,
       allowing 4K60 or even 8K decoding with little CPU consumption,
     - merges all the code from the mobile ports into the same codebase with
       common numbering and releases,
     - supports 360 video and 3D audio, and prepares for VR content,
     - supports direct HDR and HDR tone-mapping,
     - updates the audio passthrough for HD Audio codecs,
     - allows browsing of local network drives like SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...
     - stores the passwords securely,
     - brings a new subtitle rendering engine, supporting ComplexTextLayout
       and font fallback to support multiple languages and fonts,
     - supports ChromeCast with the new renderer framework,
     - adds support for numerous new formats and codecs, including WebVTT,
       AV1, TTML, HQX, 708, Cineform, and many more,
     - improves Bluray support with Java menus, aka BD-J,
     - updates the macOS interface with major cleaning and improvements,
     - support HiDPI UI on Windows, with the switch to Qt5,
     - prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and
       switches to OpenGL by default on Linux.
    
  • 3.0.5-1 protected
    VLC media player 3.0.5 'Vetinari'
    
    This is the sixth release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "Vetinari",
    in reference to the Lord Patrician from Discworld.
    
    This update fixes many issues, including but not limited to:
     - Various AV1 support improvements
     - Adds a new & fast AV1 decoder
     - Enables runtime hardening on macOS Mojave
     - Updates dark mode on macOS
     - Improves BluRay playback
     - Improves RTSP playback
     - Fixes many Direct3D11 issues
    
    And many other miscallaneous bug fixes.
    
    Check our NEWS file for more details!
    
    3.0.5-1 fixes build issues for macOS, compared to 3.0.5.
    
    Vetinari is a major release changing a lot in the media engine of VLC.
    It is one of the largest release we've ever done.
    
    Notably, it:
     - activates hardware decoding on all platforms, of H.264 & H.265, 8 & 10bits,
       allowing 4K60 or even 8K decoding with little CPU consumption,
     - merges all the code from the mobile ports into the same codebase with
       common numbering and releases,
     - supports 360 video and 3D audio, and prepares for VR content,
     - supports direct HDR and HDR tone-mapping,
     - updates the audio passthrough for HD Audio codecs,
     - allows browsing of local network drives like SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...
     - stores the passwords securely,
     - brings a new subtitle rendering engine, supporting ComplexTextLayout
       and font fallback to support multiple languages and fonts,
     - supports ChromeCast with the new renderer framework,
     - adds support for numerous new formats and codecs, including WebVTT,
       AV1, TTML, HQX, 708, Cineform, and many more,
     - improves Bluray support with Java menus, aka BD-J,
     - updates the macOS interface with major cleaning and improvements,
     - support HiDPI UI on Windows, with the switch to Qt5,
     - prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and
       switches to OpenGL by default on Linux.