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Changes between 1.1.10 and 1.1.

11: ---------------------------------Security: * Fix buffer overflows in the RealMedia demuxer (CVE-2011-2587) and the AVI one (CVE-2011-2588). Mac OS X: * Fixed scrolling direction if the input device's signal is inverted * Update Auhal audio output to the latest API * Fix images disappearing issue on the interface * Reduced installation size by up to 30 MB * Resolved conflict between iTunes and VLC wrt Media Key handling Mozilla/ActiveX webplugin: * Fullscreen mode is fixed on Win32 * Very simple fullscreen controller is visible on Win32 Demuxers/Meta Readers: * Better support for cover art embedded in mp4, wma Muxers/Output: * Fix AVI muxer so the generated files are readable on other players Extensions: * Multiple fixes for crashes and malfunctionning issues Qt * * * Interface: Fix quitting on Linux Fix opening of VIDEO_TS folders through the open disc dialog on Windows Miscellaneous

Win32 port: * Update of codecs, fixing the mpeg-2 decoder crash Translations: * Update of Slovak, Lithunanian, Russian, Brazillian Portuguese, Serbian Changes between 1.1.9 and 1.1.10: --------------------------------Windows and Mac OS X: * Update of external library modplug, to address multiple security issues Mac OS X Interface: * Improved Media Key handling based upon SPMediaKeyTap by Spotify AB * Fix for various crashes and small issues Demuxer: * Fix heap corruption / integer overflow in XSPF playlist parser Audio output: * PulseAudio output re-written due to unstability of the current one Win32 port: * Remove the fontconfig dependency from the freetype module Miscellaneous fixes in: * Windows 7 taskbar buttons

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Qt interface asx, live555, dvdnav demuxer RTP output and XML export Subtitles colours when using GPU decoding on Windows v4l2 access

Translations: * Update of Norwegian Bokml, Slovak, Afrikaans, Luganda, Brazillian Portuguese, Irish, Thai, Estonian, Chinese, Polish, Dutch, German, Galician, Bulgarian, Lithuanian and Japanese translations * Initial Basque, Zulu, Peul, Amharic, Acoli, Chiga translations Changes between 1.1.8 and 1.1.9: -------------------------------Windows and Mac OS X: * Update of external library modplug, to address a security issue Demuxers: * mp4: Fix heap-based buffer overflow (VideoLAN-SA-1103) Mac OS X Interface: * Miscellaneous interface look adjustments * Improve Apple Remote handling * Fixe bugs in the Streaming / Transcoding wizard * Layout fixes in the Preferences and Controls windows * Fix incomplete list of hotkeys in the Preferences dialog * Fix quitting through Apple Events (Dock menu, App Switcher, AppleScript, etc. ) Mac OS X Port: * Fix Growl local notification plugin * VLC bundle now includes the Growl framework * Fixes for eyeTV Translations: * Updates of Lithuanian, Estonian, Chinese, Japanese, Bengali, Dutch, Polish, German, Galician, Traditional Chinese translations * New Luganda Translation Changes between 1.1.7 and 1.1.8: -------------------------------Mac OS X Interface: * New UI graphics by Damien Erambert Interfaces: * Oldrc interface is again the default RC interface, on Windows * Luarc, luahttp and luatelnet fixes * Qt and Mac OS X fixes * numerous Skins2 fixes, notably winamp2 skins Encoder: * new libschroedinger-based Dirac codec encoder, faster than the current one Access/Demuxers/Codecs: * Subtitles auto-detection is back for .txt files * vod/rtsp server and rtsp input fixes

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mp4 demuxer improvements ogg, rstp input, video filters minor fixes taglib's replaygain is fixed for mp3 vobsub support has an improved auto-detection fix a crash in malformed ape files

Miscellaneous fixes in: * Pulseaudio audio output, notably for usb cards * Stacktraces are now limited in size on Windows * Video resolution is now limited to 8192x8192, for security reasons See CORE-2011-0208, CVE-2010-3275, CVE-2010-3276 * Configure and build system improvements * DirectShow and BDA build headers have been updated Translations: * Update for Finnish, Galician, Dutch, Chinese, German, Japanese, Lithuanian, Slovak, French, Polish, Estonian, Brazillian Portuguese and Hebrew * New icelandic translation Changes between 1.1.6 and 1.1.7: -------------------------------Linux port: * Integration with the KDE GUI platform is disabled due to KDE bugs #234484 and #260719. Mac OS X port: * Updated live555 library to fix playback of RTSP and Freebox streams * Running VLC in 64bit mode requires Mac OS X 10.6.0 or later for speed and stability reasons Demuxers: * Fix for Matroska / WebM remote code execution vulnerability. VideoLAN-SA-1102 Translations: * Update for Hebrew, Japanese, Danish and Russian translations Changes between 1.1.6 and ---------------------------------Source: * Fix libnotify, lirc, pulse compilation and packaging for Unix/Linux Changes between 1.1.5 and 1.1.6: --------------------------------Audio output: * Multiple fixes and improvements on PulseAudio output PACKAGERS are VERY STRONGLY advised to update libpulse to 0.9.22. Update is required to use PulseAudio with the Phonon-VLC backend (KDE) and with the Mozilla VLC web browser plugin. Access: * Fix the Audio CD crash when looking for CDDB metadata on Windows Decoders:

* Support for MPC SV7 and SV8 on Windows and Mac OS X (Unix was already working ) * Enabled FluidSynth MIDI playback plugin on Mac OS X * Faster VP8/Webm decoding with recent codecs libraries * Fix heap corruption in CD+G decoder - CVE-2011-0021 / VideoLAN-SA-1101 Demuxers: * Fix Buffer overflow in Real demuxer - CVE-2010-3907 / VideoLAN-SA-1007 * Fix some asf/wmv seeking issues, notably when seek didn't go to a keyframe * Support for 24-bits PCM over RTP (audio/L24) Subtitles and renderer: * Do not auto-detect .txt files for subtitles * Mark more freetype options as safe * Mac OS X: fixed fontconfig cache creation * Fix heap corruption in subtitle decoders, potentially exploitable, discovered by Harry Sintonen - sintonen at - CVE-2011-0522 Visualization: * Fix projectM visualization for Linux in all locales * Fix projectM visualization support for Windows * Various projectM improvements: the module should be working now * Fix goom crash on Windows XP and Mac OS X Interfaces: * Qt4: fixes for media keys processing and MCE remotes * Qt4: various fixes and portability improvements Miscellaneous fixes: * KDE device solid actions * XDG screensaver * Transcode integer overflow * HTTP Icy metadata reading * Windows: revert to 1.1.4 performance timers Translations: * Update translations for Chinese, Nippon, Slovak, Estonian, Spanish, Galician, Swedish, Bulgarian, French, Bengalese, German, Slovak, Japanese, Dutch, Polish, Hungarian, Indonesian, Sinhala and Irish Changes between and 1.1.5: ---------------------------------Security: * Fix a Windows crash on accessing Network Shared files/drives, VideoLAN-SA-1006 Access: * Support for RTP access for H264 streams by specifying the demux in the MRL Services Discovery: * Integration in the playlist, of a list of web shows, provided by Demuxers: * Game Music Emu (GME) plugin rewritten, using the proper C API * DVDnav and DVDread fixes for encoding and misc issues * Playback of live http .Webm streams * Taglib thread-safety fix

Decoders: * Fix decoding of H264 using DxVA2 using Intel IGP, thanks to the donation from "Puget Systems" Skins: * Add an icon to VLC on Linux Video Output: * fix a bug that could lead to 100% CPU usage on XCB Interfaces: * fix for Qt bug where VLC didn't exit properly on some Windows XP configuratio n * fixes on luatelnet and luarc Miscellaneous crashes and fixes in various plugins (telnet, live555, theora and TS-mux, Qt) libLVC: * add libvlc_media_new_fd() to play directly file descriptors (not Win32/Win64) * Miscellaneous fixes Translations: * Update translations for Walloon, Lithuanian, Spanish, Turkish, Estonian, Dutc h, Bengali, German, Polish, Brazillian Portuguese, Japanese, Italian, Galician, French and Ukrainian * Major update and activation on Windows of Modern Greek * New Asturian translation Changes between 1.1.4 and ---------------------------------Mac OS X: * Fixed video output on PowerPC-based Macs for videos with widths divisible by 16 * Fixed an issue with the Equalizer's 170Hz slider Demuxer: * Fix crash when closing rtsp streams Qt interface: * Fix Windows 7 jumplists with Unicode files * Various fixes for Windows Translations: * New Armenian translation * Update translations for Dutch, Estonian, Lithuanian, Japanese, Nynorsk, Brazillian Portuguese, Armenian, Wallon Changes between 1.1.3 and 1.1.4: -------------------------------Win32: * Fix a security issue when loading DLLs, especially in Qt4 and dmo modules, See VideoLAN-SA-1005 * Fix folders opening from the interface

Translations: * Update translations for Lithuanian, Bengali, Slovak, French, Dutch, Ukranian Polish, Simplified Chinese, German and Galician Changes between 1.1.2 and 1.1.3: -------------------------------Access and demuxers: * fixes for FTP relatives path and FTP directory support * fix for podcasts parsing * DVD: fix an assert error and various memory leaks Taglib: * fix NULL dereferences, as reported by FortiGuard Lab, CVE-2010-2937 / VideoLAN-SA-1004 Playlist: * fix a regression where the wrong entry was played * fix m3u playlists exports Skins2: * fix video autoresize behaviour Translations: * Update translations for Dutch, Sinhala, Hebrew, Estonian, Spanish and Bengali Windows and Mac: * Update of many codecs libraries, fixing bugs and improving speed Mac: * architecture-specific installations will now be replaced by specific updates BSD: * Add AltiVec detetion for OpenBSD/powerpc Changes between 1.1.1 and 1.1.2: -------------------------------Demuxers: * Avformat fps displaying fix * TS, fix an issue where some programs would get dropped (fixes DVB issues too) Audio filters: * fix timestamps handling on some filters that provoked issues when playback of mono streams, especially on Windows Windows: * fix a bug in direct3d video output with old nVidia drivers that broke video playback with overlay (YUV->RGB) * fix console output encoding Interface and extensions: * Youtube and other scripts updates * Misc fixes in Qt4 (especially VLM and EPG dialogs) and MacOS interface Changes between 1.1.0 and 1.1.1: --------------------------------

libVLC: * New capabilities for libVLC: * Adjust video filter control: libvlc_adjust_Enable, libvlc_adjust_Contrast, libvlc_adjust_Brightness, libvlc_adjust_Hue, libvlc_adjust_Saturation, libvlc_adjust_Gamma * libvlc_media_player_set_pause() can force the pause state, whereas libvlc_media_player_pause() would only toggle it. * libvlc_set_user_agent() configures the "user agent" strings used for some protocols (HTTP, PulseAudio...). This replaces the --http-user-agent and the former --user-agent libvlc_new() parameters. * libvlc_video_set_callbacks() and libvlc_video_set_format() allow grabbing video frames from a chosen memory location in real-time. This replace the ugly --vmem-* libvlc_new() parameters in previous versions. See as an example. * libvlc_audio_get_delay() and libvlc_audio_set_delay() configure the delay between audio and video/subpictures for the current input. * Various fixes and crash preventions, especially when video functions were called early Decoders/Demuxers: * Fix performance issues with GPU decoding using DxVA2 using ATI graphic cards You NEED ATI Catalyst 10.7 * Fix :program selection in TS and DVB-T * Fixes and improvements for MKV, Avformat and Avcodec modules * Fix mod (.xm, .s3m, .it) files support on Windows and Mac builds Stream output: * Fix h264 streaming in ts Interfaces: * Qt: fix preferences, hotkeys, messages and some fulscreen behaviour * Skins: support for mousewheel in fullscreen, fix radialsliders * Http: fix fullscreen toggle Linux: * Fix pulse closing * VAAPI small improvements, notably for extraction mode selection MacOS: * Multiple interface and crash fixes * Deinterlace selection is repaired * Crashes when playing multi-channel tracks fixes Windows: * Activation of DEP on XP SP3 * Fix opening of .m3u and .pls playlists * Fix crash when My Document isn't available * Fix crash when Windows was getting into standby while playing video Translations: * Update translations for Spanish, Polish, German, Sinhala, Hungarian, Khmer, Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Hebrew, Slovak, Galician Changes between 1.0.6 and 1.1.0: -------------------------------Important changes for users: * On Linux, known bugs in the ALSA library might prevent audio output.

Update to alsa-lib 1.0.24 or later, or use the PulseAudio output instead. Important changes for packagers: * The module cache has moved to ${libdir}/vlc/. The module cache can now be generated at install time except if you use staged installation. In the later case, you can generate the module cache in your post-inst script by invoking 'vlc-cache-gen'. If the module cache is not present and vlc can't write in ${libdir}/vlc/, it will result it vlc taking a long time to launch each time. * Most X11-related plugins now use XCB instead of Xlib. VLC now uses - xproto, - xcb, xcb-shm, xcb-xv, xcb-randr (from libxcb), - xcb-keysyms (from xcb-utils), - x11-xcb (from libx11) - only for GLX support. * On X11 platforms, a _working_ version of xdg-screensaver is typically required to inhibit the screensaver during video playback. Access: * Support for the sftp protocol * Support for CDDB servers for Audio-CD on the Windows port * New memory input (imem) access and access_demux module to feed VLC from data in memory * New avio module to use libavformat capabilities for network streams, like rtm p:// * Port of the screen module from Xlib to XCB * Port of the dc1394 module from libdc1394 to libdc1394 v2.0 Decoders: * Support for DxVA2 for H.264 decoding on GPU on Windows Vista and 7 * Support for VAAPI for H.264 decoding on GPU on GNU/Linux * Support for Audio/Video decoders and encoders using OpenMAX IL components for DSP * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Support PGS subtitles for Blu-Ray Support for HD-DVB subtitles - Display Definition Segment Invmem module improvements Support for Atrac1 audio codec Support for SSE3 and SSE4 capabilities in some codecs Multiple improvements for subtitles styles in .SRT and .SSA Support for native decoding of Windows Media Speech (Voice) audio codec Support for AMR-NB audio codec on the Windows and Mac port Support for Indeo5 video codec Improvements on the FLAC format (7.1 channels and 88.2/176.4/192 kHz support) Direct rendering is used more often with H.264 in avcodec module Support for MPEG-4 ALS lossless audio codec Support for VP8 codec Support for 7.1 channels in vorbis audio

Demuxers: * Many fixes on Matroska support (notably seeking) and support for Webm format * Support for .aob files from DVD-Audio (MLP and LPCM) (Full disc support is NO T present yet) * Support for ADPCM in .flv streams * Support for TwinVQ (.vqf) and AMV (.amv) files * Various EGP improvements * Support for embedded subtitles in OpenDML and legacy .avi files * Metadata and cover art improvements Playlist: * WPL and ZPL playlist support

* Lua scripts for Mpora, Vimeo playback and Rockbox FM radios * New Play-And-Pause function to stop playback on latest video image * Podcast images are now displayed Video Output: * Rewrite of the video output core and most video outputs * Added desktop mode to the Direct3D output module. It differs from DirectX desktop mode, because it hides the desktop icons, but reacts to mouse clicks. * New x11, glx and xv modules based on XCB * New deinterlacing modes based on yadif and yadif(x2) * New audio/video filter to show audio level on the video output * Enhanced AtmoLight filter with hardware support for Classic AtmoLight ( Quattro AtmoLight (use just 4 Classic AtmoLights as one) MoMoLight ( Simple serial DMX controller ( search for DMX) Extensions: * New content extensions lua framework Audio filters: * Chorus/Flanger audio filter * 3F1R to stereo down-mix filter * Dolby mixer, parameterized equalizer, trivial mixer, scaletempo, bandlimited resampler, linear resampler, ugly resampler, converter_fixed, DTS to SPDIF and A/52 to SPDIF filters have been upgraded to the "audio filter2" API * NEON assembly audio converter module * Converter filters have been rewritten and extended to support s32 as input Service discovery: * Service discoveries can now be written in lua * Service discovery for Picture/Music/Video user directories * Service discovery based on libudev * Shoutcast Service discoveries are now removed Encoders: * x264, add psy-rd parameter and change default settings * x264, add profile-limitter same way as x264.exe has, for example #transcode{vcodec=h264,venc=x264{profile=baseline,level=1.2},vb=384,width=32 0,height=176} * x264, defaults to crf=23 as x264.exe-does, if bitrate is given, uses ABR and if qp-value is set uses CQP * libx264-version 0.76 or higher is required * x264 has tune/preset parameters supported Stream output: * New smem module, streaming to memory * Allow duplicate outputs to be merged, like: --sout "#duplicate{dst=transcode{vcodec=mp2v},select=es=0,dst=transcode,selec t=es=1}:std{...}" Interfaces: * Renamed the legacy rc, telnet and http interfaces to oldrc, oldtelnet and oldhttp. * rc, telnet and http are now implemented using the lua interface system. * qt4 interface contains new iconview and listview mode for playlist Visualization: * Support of .milk visualization files using projectM libraries

Mac OS X Port: * Vastly improved VLCKit framework * A new dialog provider for libvlc-internal interaction without full interface * Improved update detection and installation by using the Sparkle framework by Andy Matuschak et al. * New CoreText based text renderer replacing the former ATSUI renderer * New Video output module (mostly targetting VLCKit) * Optimised behavior when using the 2009 Apple Remote Windows port: * Integration in Windows 7 taskbar * Playback of .Midi files is supported through fluidsynth's module Maemo port: * Multiple improvements for N900 compliance and efficiency * Support for HW accelerated video decoding on N900 * Improvements to the maemo/hildon interface Misc: * new sqlite module * --save-config command line option not supported anymore. * Fixed and reenabled netsync module. * Improved Solaris port Bindings: * new C++ wrapper around libVLC: libVLCpp * phonon-VLC backend is now usable Removed modules: * csri codec: use the libass module instead. * galaktos visualisation: use the new projectM module instead. * showintf: Useless in Qt and on Mac OS X * transrate: broken since too long * Xlib x11, Xlib xvideo, Xlib glx: Use the new XCB modules instead. * HAL: Use libudev instead. * gtk_main, gtk_main2, gnome_main, gnome_main2 and pda interfaces * WinCE, BeOS and qnx interfaces * opie, qte and qte_main interfaces * linear_resampler and trivial_resampler are removed: use the ugly one. * XvMC accelerated modules: use VAAPI instead. * MGA (Matroska) for Linux: use Linux Framebuffer (or X) instead. * opengllayer: use macosx_video instead. * cddax: use cdda instead. * cmml and tarkin codecs are removed because they are dead codecs. * realaudio codecs: use libavcodec * access_file removed in favor of filesystem * RTMP input and output: use avio module Changes between 1.0.5 and 1.0.6: -------------------------------Access: * Fix crash on FTP URI with no file path Decoders/Packetizers: * Fix overflows in A/52, DTS, MPEG Audio and subtitles support Demuxers: * Update LUA script for Youtube pages

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crashes in AVI, ASF and Matroska files crashes on malformatted ZIP archives crashes and leaks in the FFmpeg/avformat plugin crash on invalid XSPF playlist

X11 port: * Partial Xlib threading fixes More complete fixes are available in VLC 1.1.0. Please update! Interfaces: * Fix crash (use after free) in Qt4 bookmarks * Fix a few crashes in Qt4 playlist Translations: * Simplified Chinese, Estonian, French, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Swedish and Walloon translations updated * Sinhala translation started Removed modules: * RTMP input and output are removed due to security problems. Please update to VLC 1.1.0 which provides an FFmpeg-based RTMP input if needed. Changes between 1.0.4 and 1.0.5: -------------------------------Decoders: * SubRip extra styles improvements * Fix potential crashes in SSA and svg decoders Mac OS X Interface: * Improved support for the 2009 Apple Remote Windows port: * Use of gcc 4.4.2 to compile instead of gcc 4.2. This might slightly increase performance and fix x264 issues Translations: * Portuguese Brazilian, Lithuanian, Romanian, Ukrainian, Japanese, Bengali, Walloon, Galician, Danish, Khmer, Polish, Slovenian, Vietnamese, Finnish Russian, Slovak translation updates * New Malayalam, Macedoninan, Nynorsk translations Changes between 1.0.3 and 1.0.4: -------------------------------Audio outputs: * Fix deadlocks in the audio output core * Make PulseAudio the default output if available Video outputs: * Fix fullscreen mode with KDE 4.3.3 and other window managers * Fix incompatibility with cairo-dock and compositing Input: * Fix DVB scanning regression from VLC 1.0.3 * Support for XZ-compressed byte stream (LZMA algorithm) Playlist:

* Support for .m3u8 playlist files (UTF-8 M3U) Unix: * Support for xcb-keysyms version 0.3.4 or higher * Fix globalhotkeys on FreeBSD Qt4 interface: * Fix opening V4L version 1 devices * Fix default destination ports in the streaming wizard Translations: * New Walloon translation * Swedish, Ukrainian and French translation updates Changes between 1.0.2 and 1.0.3: -------------------------------Video outputs: * Fix video quality when resizing the video on Windows Vista and 7, due to regressions in most popular drivers * New deinterlacers modules based on yadif and yadif(x2) algorithms Decoders: * Windows version supports now natively the WMA Professional codec, as it didn't work in the packaged version of 1.0.2 * Fix downmixing of particual 4.0 AC-3 audio tracks Encoders: * x264 has profile-limitter, like: #transcode{vcodec=h264,venc=x264{profile=baseline,level=12}..} Input: * Update for appletrailers lua script * Fixes on the RAR stream filter * Fix for E-AC3 in ATSC/TS streams * Various fixes for v4l and v4l2 * Fix a crash in mjpeg demuxer Service discovery: * New udev module for linux Qt4 interface: * Fixes on the playlist and the stream output panels Translations: * French, Galician, Korean, Polish, Russian, Romanian, Slovak and Ukrainian upd ates Changes between 1.0.1 and 1.0.2: -------------------------------Decoders: * Native support for WMA Professional, without the use of the Win32 dlls * Fix issues in subtitles, especially SSA ones * Various fixes on theora and ogg Demuxers: * Various fixes for EPG support in MPEG-TS demuxer

* Fixes for potential stack overflow in .avi, .mp4 and .asf demuxers Access: * Fixes for v4l2 devices * Fixes for dvb-c channels-scanning Qt Interface: * Fix some playlist sorting issues Mac OS X * Fixed * Fixed * Added * Added Interface: a crash when updating VLC a crash related to QTKit when opening video files (10.6 only) the ability to play 2nd media in sync to the primary item (input-slave) the "Quit after Playback" feature

Mac OS X Port: * The "Delete Preferences" script is now delivered as a Universal Binary with native code for PowerPC, Intel and Intel 64bit * Full 64bit runtime compatibility on both Mac OS X 10.5 and 10.6 - no support for Goom and SDL - limited text rendering support - This port is still considered as EXPERIMENTAL despite its binary release. Encoders: * MPEG2 transrate stream output removed * x264 default-values closer to x264.exe defaults. * x264 rc-behaviour fixes: - if user defines qp-value, CQP-mode is used - otherwise if user defines vb=0, CRF-mode is used - otherwise ABR-mode is used * x264 set vbv-bufsize/vbv-maxsize better if user hasn't defined these: - ABR mode set vbv-max-bitrate=bitrate - vbv-bufsize is bitrate * seconds between keyframes (keyint/fps) Playlist: * Lua scripts for Mpora and Vimeo playback Unix builds: * Various fixes to enable 1.0 to build on Solaris and OpenBSD Translations: * New Kazakh and Croatian translations * Lithunanian translation is available on Windows * Galician, Korean, Nepali, Vietnamese, Ukrainian, Portuguese Brazilian, Arabic and French translation updates Changes between 1.0.0 and 1.0.1: -------------------------------Demuxers: * Fix wmv/asf issues that caused audio to drop * Various fixes for ac3, mp3, dts and stability for wav format * Fix seek in RTSP in conformity to RFC 2326 * Fix Dailymotion access script * Fix crashes in xspf files handler * Fix seeking and timing issues in some flv files on Windows version Access:

* Add extra caching for files on network shares * Prevent integer underflow in Real pseudo-RTSP module, discovered by tixxDZ, D ZCORE Labs, Algeria Decoders: * Fix seeking in mpeg2 video files * Improve SSA subtitles rendering * Update most codecs for the Windows and Mac version Muxers: * Fix sound recording of .flv files with mp3 audio Qt Interface: * Possibility to change the opacity level of the Fullscreen controller * Fix various crashes and VIDEO_TS folders opening Mac OS X Interface: * Added options to disable support for Apple Remote and Media Keys * Fixed options for Volume, password and Subtitle Encoding * Fixed redraw issues when autosizing the video window * Preferences panel now includes help through tool-tips * More reliable Information and Messages panels * Fix various crashes Windows port: * The ZVBI module is now available for Windows, for complete teletext support Translations updates for Brazillian, French, German, Korean, Norwegian Nynorsk, Lithuanian Changes between 0.9.10 and 1.0.0: --------------------------------Important notes: ---------------* Alsa and OSS audio capture has been removed from the v4l and v4l2 accesses. See 'Access:' for more info. * Support for Mac OS X 10.4.x was dropped due to its technical limitations Playback: * Instantaneous pausing * Frame-by-Frame playback * Finer speed control * On-the-fly recording for all medias * Timeshift for most medias * RTSP trickplay support * Subtitles core improvements and fixes Decoders: * New AES3 (SMPTE 302M) decoder * New Dolby Digital Plus - E-AC-3 (A/52b) decoder * New True HD/MLP decoder and parser * New Blu-Ray Linear PCM decoder * New QCELP (Qualcomm PureVoice) decoder * Improved Real Video 3.0 & 4.0 decoder * New WMA v1/2 fixed point integer decoder * Closed Captions using the SCTE-20 standard are now correctly decoded * Improvement of WavPack decoder to support all integer modes and float mode * Corrections on 5.1 and 7.1 channel decoding and ordering

Demuxers: * Support for Dirac, MLP and RealVideo in Matroska files * Major improvements in RealMedia files opening (.rm and .rmvb) * Improvements of the TS demuxer for M2TS files from Blu-Ray and AVCHD * Metadata for mod files are supported * GSM codecs in Wav files are supported * New raw audio demuxer supporting raw PCM streams * New Dirac demuxer for raw Dirac streams Encoders: * Dirac encoding using libdirac (supported in Ogg and in TS) * Shine mp3 fixed-point encoder Access: * RTSP authentication with Darwin Streaming Server * On-the-fly gzip and bzip2 file decompression (except on Windows) * Playback for video in uncompressed multi-RAR archives * DVB-S and ATSC cards support on Windows * New OSS and Alsa accesses. The v4l2 and v4l modules no longer support OSS or Alsa audio input. Use --input-slave alsa:// or oss:// if needed. * DVB scanning on linux * EXPERIMENTAL Blu-Ray Disc and AVCHD Folders support * On-the-fly zip file decompression and browsing (MRL of the form zip://!/file.avi to specify the file - the development form of zip://|file.avi is not supported anymore) * Opening of any file descriptor using 'fd://' * MTP device access on Unix * CD-Text support on the cdda module (CD-Audio) * :start-time and :stop-time can handle sub-second values Inputs: * Mouse cursor support in x11 and win32 screen modules * Screen module now features partial screen capture and mouse following on Windows and Mac OS X. Playlist: * Export the playlist in HTML * Lua script for BBC radio playback * Better metadata handling and reading Linux/Windows interface: * Global Hotkeys on Windows and Linux * Various fixes for skins2 interface * Recently played items list * Interface toolbar customizations * Various Improvements on the Qt interface: - More menus actions - Finer speed slider - Improvements on many dialogs - New dialog for plugins listing - Fixed-size mode for videos - Better Teletext, trickplay and encrypted streams control * Better integration in GTK environments Mac OS X Interface: * Controllable by the Media Keys on modern Apple keyboards (brushed Aluminium) * Reveal-in-Finder functionality for locally stored items. * Easy addition of subtitles through the Video menu * Additional usability improvements

Stream output: * Restored the old mpeg2 transrating module. * Multiple bridge-in instances are now possible. * bridge-in can be used to configure a placeholder stream. * Remote Audio Output Protocol (AirTunes) module. * Fixed mosaic memleak. Mosaics are now usable again. Maemo Port: * New Maemo port with: - an interface based on Hildon framework. - scaler based on the swscale_nokia770 library. Windows CE Port: EXPERIMENTAL work for the winCE port has been done. Mac OS X Port: * EXPERIMENTAL 64bit * Speed improvements * New document icons * Support for latest support by using llvm-gcc by Dominic Spitaler iSight models

Audio output: * Removed obsolete Esound and aRts plugins * Surround support for PulseAudio Video output: * Effects (cube, torus, etc.) removed from OpenGL video output * Video is able to stay in original size and to zoom in fullscreen (hotkey 'o') while keeping black borders * Image video output has been rewritten into a video-filter named 'scene'. The old image video output has been removed. * Support for scaling and converting video chromas with FFMPEG imgresample was withdrawn due to bugs. Please use the newer FFMPEG swscale instead. Miscellaneous: * Invmem, a fake codec to display images from external applications New Localization: * Khmer * Mongolian * Sorani Changes between 0.9.9a and 0.9.10: -------------------------------------HTTP Interface: * Fixed default ACL Mac OS X: * Fixed crashes on multi-screen setups * Corrected volume and subtitle encoding options in the Preferences * Improved Information panel behavior, when playlist is not displayed * Fixed QTCapture input support for the latest iSight models * Added a menu-item to unlock the video window's aspect ratio * Fixed redraw issues when autosizing the video window * Updated libpng, libgpg-error, libgcrypt, fribidi Various fixes to the following modules:

* access: - HTTP, SMB - updated and additional access scripts (BBC radio, dailymotion, ...) - Prevent integer underflow in Real pseudo-RTSP module, discovered by tixxDZ, DZCORE Labs, Algeria * stream out: - RTP, RTSP VoD, Mosaic Bridge * decoder: - TSCC Changes between 0.9.9 and 0.9.9a: --------------------------------Mac OS X: * Updated multiple 3rd party libraries to keep in sync with the Win32 port * Playback fixes for PowerPC-based Macs Changes between 0.9.8a and 0.9.9: --------------------------------Decoders: * Experimental new decoder for Real Video 3.0 & 4.0 Demuxers: * Various fixes related to real demuxer Mac OS X Interface: * Fixed circumstances, which could lead to an empty Information panel - Note that VLC will show information on the currently _selected_ item instead of the currently _playing_ item, if the playlist is visible in the main controller window. * Fixed multiple UTF8 issues in the Streaming / Exporting Wizard Mac OS X Port: * Improved video playback performance on Intel-based Macs New Localizations: * Indonesian * Bengali * Updates of other localizations Various bugfixes: * Support for receiving RTP packets on odd port numbers. * Lots of small bugfixes. * Correct Fullscreen behaviour on Multi-Screen setups on Windows * Telnet fixes on Windows * Resampling fixes when transcoding Changes between 0.9.6 and 0.9.8a: --------------------------------Security update: * Fixed buffer overflow in Real demuxer (SA-0811, CVE-2008-5276) Bunch of small bugfixes.

Changes between 0.9.5 and 0.9.6: -------------------------------New Localizations: * Ukranian Security updates: * Fixed overflow in CUE support from VCD access (SA-0810, CVE-2008-5032) * Fixed overflow in RealText subtitles support (SA-0810, CVE-2008-5036) Changes between 0.9.4 and 0.9.5: -------------------------------Security updates: * Fixed buffer overflow in TiVo demuxer (SA-0809, CVE-2008-4686, CVE-2008-4654) * Fixed libpng CVE-2008-3964 in Win32 and MacOS builds Features: * Closed Caption EIA 608/708 parsing enabled for libmpeg2 Various bugfixes: * Fixed various potential crashes and memleaks * Fixed issues with reading from files (especially non-local) Windows port: * Fix bug where interface was "eating" some media keys * Fix some crashes in DirectShow access Qt * * * Interface: Fix bug when the resetting of preferences didn't reset the dialog states Right-click menu to select playlist columns reenabled Various fixed in playlist

Access: * MMAP module is now deactivated by default Translations: * Update of Brazillian, Swedish translation Changes between 0.9.3 and 0.9.4: -----------------------------------Various bugfixes: * Crashes fixed in ogg, vobsub, dvdread * Fixes several memory leaks. Mac OS X * Apple arlier ) * Fixed * Fixed port: machines without Quartz Extreme are no longer supported (use 0.9.2 or e a crash with deletion of old preferences. targetname for downloaded updates

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Mac OS X port: * Fixed ffmpeg slowness on PowerPC-based Macs * Fixed crash on startup when installed on old preferences * Fixed bug in directory opening on Mac OS X * Fixed font selection in the Simple Preferences * Thicker border to the subtitle renderer * Fixed the appearance of playlist items in the Streaming/Transcoding Wizard * Fixed AC3 passthrough on Mac OS X * Fixed behavior of the Volume Normalizer settings on Mac OS X * Removed the deprecated QuickDraw video output module to avoid crashes on modern Mac OS X versions Windows port: * Fixed sensitivity of Fullscreen Controller * Fixed error messages on startup when VLC wasn't correctly uninstalled before installation * Fix showing of controller when returning from fullscreen playback * Multiple directory and path location fixes. Qt4 interface: * Added Faster/Slower icons to the controller panel * Fixed lost playlist columns when switching the playlist view * Added needed options to Simple preferences (to avoid NVIDIA drivers issues) * Fullscreen controller: added time label, remembering of last position * Fixed drag'n drop behaviour on the playlist * Multiple other fixes (Enter hotkey in preferences, Skins selection...) Changes between 0.9.1 and 0.9.2: -------------------------------* Restored the old behavior of --sout-keep. It is now de-activated by default. * Skins2 interface repaired on Windows. * Multiple bugfixes. Changes between 0.9.1 and 0.9.0: -------------------------------* Multiple bug fixes. Changes between 0.8.6i and 0.9.0: --------------------------------Important notes: ---------------* This release will need Windows 2000 and Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger), or more recent to work correctly * The HTTP interface is now only available on the local machine by default. If you want to make it available from other machines, you will have to edit the ".hosts" file. - On UNIX/Linux, the file is in /usr/share/vlc/http/.hosts

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If you're using the old http interface, it's located in /usr/share/vlc/http/old/.hosts - On Windows they are in C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC\http\.hosts and C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC\http\old\.hosts - On Mac OS X, you can find it in and respectively in This version of VLC contains a new interface for Windows and Linux. This interface has a fullscreen controller and simplified preferences. This interface lacks the "Streaming Wizard" that used to be present in VLC 0.8.6, but provides basic profiles. The behavior of --sout-keep was changed. It's now activated by default. The marq, mosaic and logo commands in the rc interface changed. They now require a target name as their first argument. Example: vlc --sub-filter "marq@test{marquee=Hello}" -I rc <somevideo> You can then use commands like: @test marq-marquee Goodbye If you didn't name the object using @test, its name will default to the plugin name (hence 'marq') in this example. These new commands are also available in the telnet interface. The "rtp" access output module has been removed. Please use the RTP stream output instead, e.g.: Old: '#std{access=rtp,mux=ts,dst=,sap}' New: '#rtp{mux=ts,dst=,port=5004,sap}' You now need to append --m3u-extvlcopt to your command line to enable EXTVLCOPT options parsing in m3u playlists. Note that only a limited set of options is available to m3u playlists (CVE-2007-6683). The old access:url syntax is no longer supported to resolve ambiguities with some file names. Use access://url instead. E.g.: vlc:quit -> vlc://quit ; udp:@ -> udp://@ The ffmpeg module has been removed and replaced by the new avcodec, avformat, swscale (or imgresample if you use a swscale-less ffmpeg build) and postproc modules. The web plugins ActiveX (IE)/Firefox/Mozilla/Safari now recognize the following states: IDLE/CLOSE=0, OPENING=1, BUFFERING=2, PLAYING=3, PAUSED=4, STOPPING=5, FORWARD=6, BACKWARD=7, ENDED=8, ERROR=9. With FORWARD and BACKWARD being reserved for future implementations and are thus not functional atm. Croping and padding in transcode are now done using the croppadd video filter. For example: transcode{vcodec=mp2v,vfilter=croppadd{cropttop=20,cropbottom=30,paddleft=100

}} * Canvas setting in transcode is now done using the canvas video filter. For example: transcode{vcodec=mp2v,vfilter=canvas{width=640,height=480}} * Glide video output module has been removed. Changes: -------Security updates: * Updated libfreetype on Windows and Mac OS X (CVE-2008-1806, CVE-2008-1806, CVE-2008-1807) * TTA Parser improvements (CVE-2008-3732) * MMS Access Module improvements (CVE-2008-3794 ) Playlist: * Vastly improved playlist support: * Media library creation to save all your playlist items * "Live search" * Shoutcast TV listings

* Audioscrobbler/Last.FM support * Album art support * User definable Lua playlist scripts. See share/lua/playlist/README.txt (Default scripts open YouTube, DailyMotion, metacafe, Google Video and lots of other URLs) * User definable Lua album art fetcher scripts. See share/lua/meta/README.txt Inputs: * Video for Linux 2 (V4L2) input support * UDP-Lite transport for RTP/AVP * DCCP transport for RTP/AVP * Proxy support for MMSH stream * JACK audio input support * Input run time option (improved live stream recording) * BDA devices access module for DVB-C/S/T capture cards on Microsoft Windows * Re-written Screen access module for Mac OS X using OpenGL instead of QuickDraw * Screen module now supports partial screen capture and mouse following on X11. * Experimental EyeTV access module This requires the user to install a plugin to (available as a separate download). * Simple RTP input (with MPEG A/V, G.711 and PCM support). * RTMP input support * QTKit-based Input module for Mac OS X allowing display and streaming of video taken from all iSight-labelled video cameras (no audio support) * HTTP access now supports gzip compressed data and Digest Access Authentication. * New options to reduce latency between arrival of raw data and display of frames. (--auto-adjust-pts-delay and --use-stream-immediate) Demuxers: * MP4 gpac and Apple chapter support * Fixed playback of AIFF stereo files * Fixed audio glitch on seek * Improved FLAC demuxer (duration / current time / meta data) * AAC tags support * APEv1/2 tags support * Improved ID3v2 tags support * Improved Ogg/Vorbis tags support * Raw video support * Standard MIDI File (types 0 & 1) support * TiVo Series 2 support * CD+G karaoke Files support * MXF files support * OMA support Decoders: * VP60/VP61/VP6F/VP62 support * Flash Screen Video support * CamStudio Screen Video support * DosBox Capture support * Karl Morton's Video support * limited atrac3 support * Fraps support * Fluidsynth MIDI software synthesis (with external sound fonts) * New codec FOURCCs to support more specific files: Avid, FCP, Sony, Samsung, ... * H.264 PAFF support * DNxHD / VC-3 support * NellyMoser ASAO support

* APE (Monkey audio) support * RealVideo support (with the RealVideo run-time) * Dirac video support using libschroedinger Subtitles: * Closed Caption Decoder (DVD, ReplayTV, TiVo, DVB/ATSC) * VBI & EBU (Teletext) support (*nix, Mac OS) * Ogg/Kate subtitles support * AQTitle subtitles support * MKV USF subtitles support * HTML-based subtitles support * MPSub subtitles support * JacoSub subtitles basic support * MPL2 subtitles support * Rewrite of ASS/SSA scripts and subtitles support * PowerDivx (.psb) Subtitles support * Realtext subtitle support * DKS subtitle support * SubViewer 1.0 (SubRip09) subtitles support * Correct Right-to-left languages in subtitles support Encoders: * Flash Screen Video support * Improved H.264 encoding speed Video outputs and filters: * New CoreAnimation-based output module (VLCKit framework on OS X only) * Adjust, Invert and Distort (now split into Wave, Ripple, Gradient and Psychedelic) video filters can now be streamed * New puzzle video output filter * Re-written motion detection video filter * New extract video filter (extract Red, Green and Blue components from a video) * New sharpen video filter (increase the contrast of adjacent pixels) * New erase video filter (removes logos from a video) * Enhanced subtitles' renderer to support bold, italic and some HTML tags (Google Summer of Code Student project) * Support for RGBA and I420 blending. The latter improves Mosaic CPU usage *a lot*. * New transparency mask video filter (for use with the mosaic_bridge module). * New bluescreen video filter (for use with the mosaic_bridge module). This was previously part of the mosaic module. * Fixed random characters problem in RSS filter. * Add rotate-deciangle for more precision on rotate filter * Support for Intel SSE2 instruction set in chroma converters * Improved use of Intel MMX instruction set in chroma converters * New croppadd and canvas video filters. Audio outputs and filters: * Replay gain support * Audio playback when going slower/faster (with pitch correction via new scaletempo audio filter) * New spatializer audio filter * Correct DTS output via S/PDIF Stream output: * RTSP for TS-multiplexed broadcast streams * New RTP payload formats: * Speex voice audio codec * ITU T.140 (for text, subtitles) output

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Interfaces: * All * New Simple Preferences dialogs showing the most important settings in an end-user suitable way. * Improved user interaction * Improved mouse gestures * Vastly improved Update checker * Full support for meta data editing (ID3v2, Ogg/Vorbis, AAC, APEv1/2) * Windows/Linux * Brand new interface for Linux and Windows, based on the Qt toolkit * Fullscreen controller (transparency on Linux+Composite) * Mac OS X * Improved video output features * Online access to VideoLAN's Help Wiki within VLC * New setting to disable the "Recent Items" service * When playing Radio (live) streams, the current track is shown correctly * Correct appearance on Macs using Aqua's graphite theme * Simplified Extended Controls panel * Ncurses: * Correctly displays wide characters when using an UTF-8 locale, if libncursesw is available. * Some nice colors if the terminal supports it (most do) * Experimental Lua interface modules. See vlc -I lua and share/lua/intf/README.txt for more info. * Unix * Option to allow only one running instance, using D-Bus interface. * D-Bus Interface implementing the MPRIS (Media Player Remote Interfacing specification), a common dbus control interface for media players that intends to become an xdg standard when finished: . * Motion module using disk accelerometers to keep video horizontal * Plugin to set Telepathy presence message using MissionControl * Fixed VLM schedule time on Linux Linux Port: * VLC now complies with the XDG Base Directory Specification version 0.6 (which means that VLC doesn't use the $HOME/.vlc directory anymore) Mac OS X Port: * Mac OS X Framework "VLCKit" that can be used to embed VLC in third party applications (Google Summer of Code Student project, Mac OS X 10.5 only) * New text renderer based on Quartz replacing the existing Freetype solution * Complete compatibility with Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard * It is now required to compile a fully featured build * The support of Mac OS X 10.3.9 and QuickTime 6.x was discontinued. LibVLC: * Event management and various improvements in libvlc (Part of a Google Summer of Code Student project) New Localizations: * Finnish * Persian

* Polish * Punjabi * Bulgarian Developers: * LibVLC now supports externally built plugins properly. A "vlc-plugin" pkg-config package is provided. * Java bindings are now built from a separate source. Changes between 0.8.6h and 0.8.6i: ---------------------------------Security updates: * Fixed integer overflow in WAV demuxer (CVE-2008-2430) Various bugfixes: * Fixed option to use shared memory within the GLX video output module * Improved galaktos-based audio visualizations on FreeBSD * Miscellaneous bugfixes in multiple modules and in libvlc (transcode stream output, OSD menu video filter, VCD input, SAP services discovery, http control interface) * Updated Polish translation Changes between 0.8.6g and 0.8.6h: ---------------------------------Security updates: * Updated GnuTLS and libgcrypt on Windows and Mac OS X (CVE-2008-1948, CVE-2008-1949, CVE-2008-1950) * Updated libxml2 on Windows and Mac OS X (CVE-2007-6284) Goodies: * Updated libebml and libmatroska on Mac OS X. Reliability improvements. * Miscellaneous bugfixes in multiple modules and in libvlc (ftp access, record access filter, video filters, RC interface, playlist demuxer, IP networking, MPJPEG muxer, stream outputs) * Improved support for MPEG2 content created by Final Cut Pro * More reliable audio reception for MPEG TS streams * Fixed a regression in 0.8.6g where usage of the snapshot feature could lead to an unexpected application termination * New Serbian translation * Updated Romanian translation Changes between 0.8.6f and 0.8.6g: ---------------------------------Security updates: * Removed VLC variable settings from Mozilla and ActiveX (CVE-2007-6683, VideoLAN-SA-0804) * Removed loading plugins from the current directory (CVE-2008-2147, VideoLAN-SA-0805) * Updated libpng on Windows and Mac OS X (CVE-2008-1382) * Fixed libid3tag denial of service (CVE-2008-2109) * Fixed libvorbis vulnerabilities (CVE-2008-1419, CVE-2008-1420, CVE-2008-1423) * Fixed speex insufficient boundary check (CVE-2008-1686, oCERT-2008-004) Various bugfixes:

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Changes between 0.8.6e and 0.8.6f: ---------------------------------Security updates: * Really fixed subtitle buffer overflow (CVE-2007-6681, CVE-2008-1881) * Fixed Real RTSP code execution problem (CVE-2008-0073) * Fixed MP4 integer overflows (CVE-2008-1489, CVE-2008-1768) * Fixed cinepak vulnerabilities (CVE-2008-1769) - More information can be found in VideoLAN-SA-0801 and VideoLAN-SA-0803. Various bugfixes: * The Mozilla plugin registers a usable range of MIME-types on Mac OS X * Improved VLC's video output behavior on multi-screen setups running Mac OS X * Fixed crashes in H264 packetizer * Close MMS access on network timeout * Fix some problems with AAC decoder & packetizer Changes between 0.8.6d and 0.8.6e: ---------------------------------Various bugfixes: * Resume playback for viewing content over FTP * Fixed XShm detection with remote X11 Security updates: * Subtitle demuxers overflow (CVE-2007-6681) * HTTP listener format string injection (CVE-2007-6682) * Fixed buffer overflow in the SDL_image library (CVE-2006-4484) * Real RTSP overflows (CVE-2008-0225, CVE-2008-0295, CVE-2008-0296, VideoLAN-SA-0801) * Arbitrary memory overwrite in the MP4 demuxer (CORE-2008-0130, VideoLAN-SA-0802) Audio filter: * Fixed DTS to S/PDIF converter Audio output: * Fixed 5.1 audio on ALSA Access: * Fixed some RTSP hanging and user/password passing through RTSP URLs Stream output: * Fixed waiting for SPS/PPS problem in H.264 packetizer Encoders: * Improved compatibility for creating H.264 video files playable on iPhones * Improved detection of optimal amount of threads for multi-threaded H.264 encoding on multi-cpu systems - Note that this is used when transcode threads is set to 0 (default) - Not supported on Windows (multiple threads require manual configuration)

Mac OS X Interface & Port: * Restored compatibility with Mac OS X 10.3.9 * Corrected behavior of the Preferences panel * VLC no longer crashes on quit while playing Localization: * Updated Romanian and Polish translations Changes between 0.8.6c and 0.8.6d: ---------------------------------Various bugfixes: * Mozilla plugin: supports a reasonable amount of MIME types on Windows * Linux: Fixed S/PDIF passthrough with ALSA * Automatic recovery on unexpected stream discontinuity (clock gap) occurrences in input * Use field order (top/bottom) for correct bob/linear deinterlacing * Fix invalid free in bookmarks loading code Windows and Mac OS Binaries * FLAC Security Update (CVE-2007-4619) to prevent multiple integer overflows Active X plugin: * Security update (VideoLAN-SA-0703, CVE-2007-6262) Mac OS X Interface & Port: * Apple Remote support on Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard with enhanced functionality * Improved Video Output compatibility for Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard * Improved behavior of the Fullscreen Controller and mode changes between Fullscreen and Windowed Video Output * Softened the white flash artifacts that may appear during the transition of two different movies * Support for current Ogg file formats NOTE: This release requires Mac OS X 10.4 or higher. Mac OS X 10.3.9 is not supported anymore. Encoders: * Improved H.264 encoding speed on Mac OS X Other changes: * The automatic updating facility was removed * You now need to append --m3u-extvlcopt to your command line to enable EXTVLCOPT options parsing in m3u playlists. * RTSP server remote denial of service fixed (CVE-2007-6684). Changes between 0.8.6b and 0.8.6c: ---------------------------------Various bugfixes, notably: * Windows Vista compatibility * Cropping in Direct3D * Fullscreen change crash on Mac OS X * RSS filter string overflow * Few memory leaks * MKV demuxer crash (related to seeking) CDDA / Vorbis / Theora / SAP plugins:

* Security updates (VideoLAN-SA-0702, CVE-2007-3316, US-CERT VU#200928) Demuxers: * Fixed a problem with detecting embedded subtitles (GAB2 format) in AVI * Prevent WAV file integer overflow (CVE-2007-3467 & CVE-2007-3468) Decoders: * Updated FLAC API compatibility Input: * Support for new v4l2 encoder API Localisation: * New localisation: Arabic, Persian Changes between 0.8.6a and 0.8.6b: ---------------------------------Various bugfixes, notably: * Out-of-bound read in demuxers * Demuxers crashes (incl. CVE-2007-0256) * Mac OS X Interface crashes * VP31 decoding on Windows platforms * Direct3D Video Output modifications for Vista compatibility * Correct behaviour for feeding streams to Icecast or Shoutcast servers Decoders: * Enhanced Flash Video support incl. VP61 and VP60 * Teletext subtitles (telx) support Webbrowser plugins: * Rectified behaviour and improved usability Mac OS X Interface & Port: * Diverse usability improvements * New wizard option to embed subtitles * Screensaver/automatic sleep mode is enabled when a video is paused * Improved Delete-Preferences-Script Changes between 0.8.6 and 0.8.6a: --------------------------------CDDA / VCDX plugins: * Security updates (VideoLAN-SA-0701, CVE-2007-0017) Mac OS X Interface: * Fullscreen controller improvements Changes between 0.8.5 and 0.8.6: -------------------------------Playlist: * Shoutcast TV listings support Input: * Support for RTSP authentication * Support for adding subtitles on the fly

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Decoders: * Native WMV9/VC-1 support * WMA Speech support (through binary codecs) * VP5/VP6 - Flash Video support (not VP61) * The True Audio Lossless codec support * Matroska WavPack support * Improved H.264 support (interlaced, speed improvements etc but no PAFF) * Fixed a problem with MPEG2 field pictures * Fixed swapped colors on DVB subtitles Video output: * Additional OpenGL effects (cylinder, torus, sphere, ...) * Experimental Direct3D 9 video output (win32). Best served on Vista :) * Improved libcaca support Interfaces: * All * New hotkeys for crop and zoom * Support for snapshots from the HTTP interface * Windows * Systray support in skins * OS X * Support for Apple Remote control * Fullscreen controller panel (artwork by Simon Damkjr Andersen) * New playmode buttons (artwork by Simon Damkjr Andersen) * right/ctrl-click menu in video outputs * Main Menu uses autohide when playing videos in fullscreen mode * Linux * Notifications using notification-daemon Windows port: * Support for Unicode filenames (Windows NT and above) Windows 9x/ME users: - Please note that these versions of Windows are not officially supported - Unicode support for Windows 9x/ME applications is available through the Microsoft Layer for Unicode available from the following location: px Download the MSLU package (unicows) and extract the content into the fold er C:\Windows\System * Fixed IPv6 support on the client side * Fixed disable screensaver (Direct3D and DirectX video output) Localization: * Add Czech * Add Slovak * Add Malay * Add Slovenian Developers: * Updates to the libvlc API * Fixes for the mozilla and activeX plugins

Changes between 0.8.4a and 0.8.5 -------------------------------Core support: * Statistics collection (bitrates, packets, connections, ...) * Support for downloading updates * Updated strings Input: * Initial support for RTSP-over-HTTP (to allow NAT traversal) * Linux DV (Digital Video - Firewire) input * Improvements to the Audio CD input - Separate playlist entries for the tracks - Support for CDDB * Support for more DVB (satellite) encryption modules * Improved subtitles encoding support * Improved support for playing MP4 files from the Web Decoders: * Cook (Real audio) support Playlist / Services discovery: * XSPF playlist support * Podcast support * Updated Shoutcast to use new listing Audio output: * New JACK audio output Video output: * New video filters: - magnify: allows you to zoom on part of the image - gradient and edge detection: "cartoon-like" effect - bluescreen: overlay parts of a video transparently on another one * Logo video filter: can now loop through multiple images * RSS video filter: display feed images. Support for Atom feeds. * Improvements to the subtitles rendering Stream output: * Initial support for throttling users on VOD streams Interfaces: * System to inform the user and request information - HTTP authentication - Fatal errors - ... * wxWidgets - VLM (VideoLAN Media Manager) control panel - Improved media information panel (shows statistics, metadata, ...) - Drag & Drop support in the playlist * Skins2 - New default skin - Support for Winamp 2 skins - Improved playlist handling - Support for popup menus, animated bitmaps, equalizer, ... * OS X - Embedded Video output - new Go-To-Specific-Time feature - Video cropping and aspect ratio changing while playing

- Improved media information panel (shows statistics, metadata, ...) - support for processing multiple items with the wizard in a single run - option to save selections in the wizard for a session (default enabled) * HTTP - New default interface pages for VLC and VLM (including a mosaic wizard) - A bunch of new RPN functions Windows Port: * MSN messenger "Now playing" support OS * * * X Port: Mac-Intel compatibility Enhanced support of various audio output devices Growl "Now playing" support

*Nix port: * Ability to log to syslog * Root wrapper to avoid running VLC as root Developers: * New libvlc API (not finished yet) * Java bindings * A bit more automatic testing Changes between 0.8.4 and 0.8.4a: --------------------------------Audio output: * Fix a52 over spdif in alsa * SPDIF output available again in the Mac OS X Audio menu. Decoder: * Add support for new BMP and Cook (RealAudio G2) decoders in ffmpeg * Add support for some non-standard FOURCCs used for H.264/H.263 Demux: * Fix bug with some HE-AAC audio tracks Services Discovery: * HAL fixes, should now work with new API * SAP, fix 20 second freeze on windows * UPnP fixes * Avahi 0.6 support Interfaces: * Mac OS X - fixed encoding of H.264/H.263 content when using the wizard Changes between 0.8.2 and 0.8.4: -------------------------------Core support: * Internal strings handling is now UTF-8 based * New OSD system Video output: * Fixed problems with OpenGL output * New --monitor-par (pixel aspect ratio) option

* Fixed display problems with HDTV-1080 format Input: * Improved DVB support for satellite bands other than Ku-band * IPv6 and Extended passive mode support for FTP * IPv6 Source Specific Multicast support * GnomeVFS input module * Support for RTP packet reordering * Fixed syntax for FTP URLs Decoders: * Support for libSDL_image to import different image types * Musepack decoder using libmpdec * QDM2 audio support (needs ffmpeg from 19th Oct 2005 or later) Services discovery: * UPnP service discovery (Linux only at the moment) * Bonjour service discovery using avahi (Linux only) Video filters: * RSS feed overlay Audio filters: * Fixes, enhancements and new options related to the Headphone Channel Mixer and Dolby Surround Stream output: * New shout output module to forward streams to icecast servers * Fixed several SAP and SDP announcement bugs * Fixed MTU handling to avoid IP fragments Interfaces: - new cone icon by Richard iestad (Eurodata, * Mac OS X - New streaming and transcoding wizard - New extended controls panel - New bookmarks window - Fixed playlist sorting - Fixed drag-and-drop inside the playlist * wxWidgets - Rename wxWindows interface in wxWidgets. - All the --wxwin-* options are now --wx-* - Support for RTP streaming in Stream Ouput dialog - Now require wx2.6 with Unicode support * Skins2 - Tree playlist * HTTP - New RPN functions to control VLC features (see play-howto) - Facilities to correctly handle non-ASCII characters and spaces in the names of files - Include macro to include other files - CGI 1.0 support ActiveX plugin: * Should now work outside IE as well Mac OS X port: * New script to delete the preferences automatically Windows port:

* Fixed bandwidth problems of HTTP streaming * Fixed audio problems with DirectX audio output Translations: The following languages were added: * Galician * Korean * Romanian * Simplified Chinese The following languages were re-added: * Swedish Changes between 0.8.1 and 0.8.2: -------------------------------Core support: * Rewrite of the playlist - Tree structure - Input preparsing (for meta-data) - Grouping (by artist, ...) support * Preferences improvements: - New organization, designed to improve usability - New configuration types (list of modules, ...) * XML parsers * Core image manipulation support * Client-side SSL/TLS support * SSL Client certificates checking support (allows for secure VoD) * Renamed --spu-channel to --sub-track * Renamed --spumargin to --sub-margin * Renamed --audio-channel to --audio-track * Renamed --filter to --vout-filter * filters, extra interfaces, visualizations and service discovery modules are now separated by ':' instead of ',' * Access filter architecture * Track selection based on preferred language (--sub-language and --audio-langu age) * Zsh autocompletion for VLC's arguments * Many bugfixes... Input/Demuxers: * Support for SOCKS proxy * Support for Shoutcast Meta-data * Support for (HE-)AAC raw-audio streams * Support for images on a HTTP server that get refreshed on the server * Better support for Kasenna streams * RTSP UDP->TCP rollover support * Massive Matroska improvements * Support for XA and VOC audio files * TiVo demuxer * Samba (Windows shares) access module * Improved CDDAX module (uses several playlist items) * Fixes to Linux DVB support * Fix the "negative subtitles delay" bug * Support for FTP over IPv6 Decoders / Encoders: * Dirac decoder and encoder * PNG decoder/encoder * Improvements to DVB subtitles encoder

* Support for Apple Lossless Audio Codec Access filters: * New Record and Timeshift filters Services discovery: * New type of modules, that add items to the playlist * Brand new SAP module * To enable SAP, you now need to use "-S sap" or add SAP in the "Manage->Services Discovery" menu ( IPv6 SAP is now enabled by default ) * Non-standard support for HTTP streams SAP announces removed * HAL (Hardware Abstraction Layer) discovery * DAAP (iTunes shares) support * Shoutcast Audio output: * Support for 20/24 bits LPCM Video output: * Video snapshot support (png or jpg) * Image file video output (png) * Motion detection filter (can trigger playlist actions) * Improvements to wall video filter * Support for font color and opacity Stream output: * Muxers - ASF improvements * VLM / VoD - Ability to load a configuration file on startup - Seeking support in VoD streams * Mosaic (picture-in-picture system) Interfaces: * wxWidgets - Redesigned playlist : add playlist, add directory, ... - Improved preferences - Improvements to the wizard - DVD, VCD and Audio CD navigation buttons * MacOS X - Redesigned playlist - Improved preferences * Skins - Support for multiple actions - Fixes * HTTP - Support for the new playlist system * Lirc - Now uses new config settings. See doc/lirc/example.lirc Windows port: * Screensaver disabling fix * DirectShow tuner configuration * Support for no-decoration windows MacOS X port: * Many Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger related fixes * The OpenGL video output is back * A new audio module that should work more reliable for analog audio output in

various configurations. - Supports multichannel discrete analog output - Digital audio output requires you to change a preference setting because it is not yet available in the new module - Please read the README.MacOSX.rtf file for more information. BeOS port: * Support for single-buffered overlay Pocket PC port: * Many fixes * New interface * New video output Mozilla Plugin: * Javascript fixes * Mozilla plugin for MacOS X is back (not yet distributed) IE Plugin: * Brand new Internet Explorer ActiveX plugin Translations: The following languages were added: * Catalan * Danish * Turkish Changes between 0.8.0 and 0.8.1: -------------------------------Core support: * Include TLS/SSL API (on plattforms where libgnutls is available) * SSL support in the HTTP daemon (HTTP stream output and HTTP interface) Windows port: * Fixed win32 multichannel audio output support (which was broken in 0.8.0) * Fixed DV and MPEG (WinTV PVR 250/350) support in the dshow input * Fixed spurious taskbar item after switching to fullscreen WinCE port: * A few more updates (we still miss an interface and a fast video output). Audio Output: * Portaudio audio output plugin improvements Video Output: * Proper subpictures scaling using the aspect-ratio info when available Demuxers: * Fixed crash with ODML avi files * Fixed autodetection of VCD/SVCD bin files * Supports Kasenna VoD (MPEG2 only) and simulcast streaming Stream Output: * Encoders: * Fixed aspect ratio and interlaced support in ffmpeg encoder module * Stream output: * Support of playlist group announcement

Changes between 0.7.2 and 0.8.0: -------------------------------Core support: * Major work on libvlc. Changed/renamed/added functions * Complete switch to the new input core (better seeking, multi-input, ...) * New plugins cache to speed up launch time * New --play-and-stop feature which stops the playlist after each played item * Daemon mode (to run vlc in the background) * Major improvements to the subtitle/OSD subsystem Input: * New screen capture input plugin for X11, Win32, BeOS and Mac OS X (Stream your desktop) * Improved DVD support: - uses libdvdnav for playing DVDs with menus support - uses libdvdread for simple playback with menus (eg. for streaming) * Experimental multi-input support ( use --input-slave to play with it ) * Automatic MTU discovery for UDP streams * More powerful MRL syntax for DVD/VCD/CDDA access (selection of titles/chapters). Demuxers: * Support for iTunes Music Store previews * Support for MJPEG webcams (i.e. AXIS cams) * Added initial mp4 and mpeg-ts text track support * Windows Media Server RTSP support * Support for MPEG TS streams with error correction (204/192 bytes TS packets) * Support for DTS audio in MPEG TS (ETSI TS 102 154 Annex G) * Skins2 .vlt file loader (only when skins2 is the current interface) * Improved Ogg demuxer * Support for MPEG PS streams with MPEG 4 video. * Support for so called AACPlus webstreams Codecs: * G.726 audio support * 14496-17 MPEG TS text support * MPEG-4 text support * Vastly improved DVB subtitles decoder (ETS 300 743) * Enabled color in DVB subtitles rendering * VobSub supported both externally and in Matroska Stream Output: Encoders: * Re-use audio/video/spu decoders in transcoder module. From now on, everything that is playable by VLC should be transcodable as well * Subtitles overlaying in transcoder * Subpictures overlaying in transcoder (see video output) * Frame rate selection in the transcoder * DVB subtitles encoder * MPEG 1 layer 2 audio encoder using libtoolame * Improved vorbis/theora encoding Muxers: * Text track muxing for mp4 * Multipart mjpeg muxing. Your video is directly viewable in a Mozilla Browser * 14496-17 text track muxing for MPEG TS * Support for DTS audio in MPEG TS (ETSI TS 102 154 Annex G) * Teletext (0x56 descriptor) streaming support in MPEG TS. * New WAV muxer (supports multi-channel audio)

* Improved ASF muxer Misc: * H.263 RTP streaming support * SDP generation outputs more compliant SDPs and can create SDP files now * Improved RTSP and VoD server (experimental) Audio Output: * New audio equalizer filter * Very trivial volume normalizer * True channel downmixing when playing 5:1 material on Stereo * More gradual resampling which should improve the pitch changing effect * New audio output plugin using portaudio v19 Video Output: * Roku HD1000 Video output * Experimental generic OpenGL video output (X11, Win32, MacOS X) with support for effects. * Improved filter and subpictures support : - New filters can be streamed. - "Subpicture filters" to overlay subpictures on video - Centralized scaling and blending * New filters : - "time", to display current time - "marq", to display a marquee Interfaces: * OSD sliders for volume and postition information * OSD icons for Play and Pause * New Streaming Wizard for Windows and Linux default interfaces (wxWindows) * A few skins2 improvements * Added search, volume, loop and random functions to the ncurses interface * Added a filesystem browser to the ncurses interface * The remote control interface can now listen for commands on sockets * Improved CORBA control module Mac OS X port: * Fixed the "cannot set buffersize:[nope]" coreaudio problem * Major speed improvements to the Quartz video output * The Mac OS X interface is no longer required to display video Linux port: * New galaktos visualization plugin (MilkDrop-compatible) * Experimental SVG rendering module * Support for DVB CAM modules. Windows port: * DirectX Media Object decoder (allows playing some media types, like WMV3) * DirectX Media Object audio and video encoder * Fixed long standing win32 thread handles leak * Fixed problem with CPU usage with subtitles rendering * Wallpaper mode for the DirectX video output (only in overlay mode) WinCE port: * Massive update (we still miss an interface and a fast video output). Mozilla plugin: * Added a lot of Javascript accessible funtionality * Volume, position, length, seek etc etc etc. Misc:

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Changes between 0.7.1 and 0.7.2: -------------------------------Core support: * Bookmarks feature for easier seeking/access inside medias. * Support for video output embedded in interfaces. * Improved HTTP daemon. * Saved playlists now remember VLC-specific options. Codecs: * New Continuous Media Markup Language (CMML) codec. ( * New H.261 video decoder using openmash. * H264 encoder, demuxer and packetizer. * Packetizer interfaces between demux and codec when needed (allows using ffmpeg plugin to decode MPEG streams and better aac decoding). * Support for Theora alpha3 (both decoding and encoding). Input: * --start-time <sec> and --stop-time <sec> to start and stop playing a file at the specified amount of seconds. Only works with a few fileformats (avi, mov, mkv, mp4 ) * Improved directory access module. * New "file-cat" option to play truncated movies. * Better handling of meta info (title, author, description, etc...). * New options to pass meta info to the input. * It is now possible to stream programs from a DVB-S/C/T stream (satellite, cable, or digital terestrial television) Demux: * Annodex ( support. * mmsh streaming fixes. * Fixed infinite loop in the AVI demux on broken/incomplete files. Subtitles: * Subviewer and subviewer v2 subtitles support. * Ability to choose autodetected subtitles path. * Subtitles delay can be changed in real time with hotkeys. Stream output: * Improved session announcement system. * Minimize threads usage by default. * Added faster than realtime stream output (limited by CPU) for file output. * Improved MOV/MP4 muxer. * Improved MPEG TS muxer. * Improved transrater. * Meta info options used by the muxers. * New configuration system. * Better audio channels downmixing when transcoding. VideoLAN manager: * New videolan (media) manager (vlm): a little manager designed to launch and manage multiple streams from within one instance of VLC. * Supports live streams and VoD.

* Supports scheduling. * Telnet interface for vlm. * HTTP interface for vlm. Interfaces: * Skins II (Windows and Linux only) - Ability to embed video output. - Support for bitmap fonts. - Lots of improvements. * wxWindows (default Windows and Linux interface) - New design and set of icons. - Ability to embed video output. - Support for hotkeys. - Support for bookmarks. * Mac OS X - Support for 'groups' and playlist item properties. - Better hotkeys handling. Mac OS X port: * OpenGL video output is now the default when available. * Added FAAC encoder (mp4a). * Audio output fix to work with multiple streams on a HAL device. * Possible fix for conflict with CodeTek VirtualDesktop (untested). Win32 port: * DirectShow input plugin should work with more devices. * Disable monitor power down when watching movies. * Improved Windows installer. Linux port: * PowerPC fixes. Misc: * Improvements to the Goom visualisation plugin. * Roku HD1000 audio output. Changes between 0.7.1 and 0.7.1a: --------------------------------Mac OS X: * Fixed the infamous 'mp3 takes twice the CPU it should take' bug * Playing MOD files is working now. Changes between 0.7.0 and 0.7.1: -------------------------------Core support: * Fixed a nasty bug that causes preferences not to be saved some times. * IGMPv3 support for VLC under Windows XP and Linux. Codecs: * Brand new DTS Coherent Acoustics audio decoder based on libdts ( * Fixed DTS S/PDIF output * SVCD (Philips OGT) and CVD subtitles Playlist: * Internal improvments

* Improved import/export Input: * Experimental support for Nullsoft streaming video(.nsv) and real media(.rm) container formars. * New demux module that uses libavformat from ffmpeg. Adds support for many small and strange formats. * New PVA demux. * New MOD audio demux. * Support for DTS and A52/AC3 wav files. * Support for DTS and A52/AC3 audio CD. * New and experimental DVD input plugin with menus support (using libdvdnav). * Added back DV audio support in raw DV demuxer. Stream output: * MP4/MOV muxer improvements (fast-start, aac in mov, etc...). * Fixed a nasty bug in the mpeg video packetizer. * Improved transcoding (multithreading, more tuning, etc...). Service discovery: * Fixed sdp in SAP. Mac OS X port: * New opengl video output plugin. Win32 port: * A few improvements to the DirectShow input plugin. * Fixed ipv6 name resolution. Changes between 0.6.2 and 0.7.0: -------------------------------Core support: * Brand new decoder/packetizer api. Adds a lot more flexibility while also simplifying the decoder plugins. * New encoder api (Ffmpeg, Vorbis, Theora, Flac and Speex encoders available). * Video outputs are recycled if possible. This removes any 'flicker' between two similiar video files. * Fixed the video filters. Video should no longer go black when using filters. * New input core. Advantages are: better seeking, more responsive, support for subtitle files at the core, and much much more. Playlist: * Added a repeat mode to repeat a single file over and over. * Playlist sorting Input: * RTP/RTSP support. * Fixed annoying seeking problem with Ogg files (seeking would take ages). * Support for Flac in Ogg files. * MPEG TS demuxer also handles A52 and AAC audio in DVB streams. * Rewrite of the Flac demuxer. * cddax and vcdx plugins using libcdio, libvcd and libvcdinfo. (Linux only) * Reworked DVB tuning. * Better Icecast support. * New MPEG video elementary streams demuxer. * New DTS audio elementary streams demuxer. Codecs:

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Support for Theora video encoding. Support for Speex audio decoding/encoding. Rewrite of the Flac decoder + encoding support. Support for MPEG2 422 decoding which was recently added to libmpeg2 (cvs). Support for AAC + SBR and proper multi-channel re-ordering. MPEG 2.5 audio support. Removed deprecated decoders (a52_old, mpeg_video and mpeg_audio).

Stream output: * Improvements to the MPEG TS muxer. * New transrating module for MPEG2 video. * Added packetization for MPEG AAC ADTS streams. * Added packetizers for Flac, Speex, Theora, LPCM, DTS and SPU streams. * Improved mp4 muxing and added AAC/MP4V support when transcoding. * Improved Ogg muxing and added Theora, Speex, Flac and subtitles support. * MPEG TS muxer follows the ATSC/DVB specs for embedded A52 audio. * --sout-keep option to keep the stream open while changing input. * Preliminary RTP support. * Fixes to SAP announces. Interface: * Skins: - Bugfixes - misc improvements (eg, "stay on top" option). * New standardized and customizable hotkeys. * wxWindows - Playlist improvements (Sort, Search, mode buttons). - Improvements and help in preferences - New streaming wizard - Revised Disc Open menu * HTTP - Improvements of the standard pages - Support for new commands * OSD ( OS X and hotkeys only atm ). Service discovery: * Many fixes to the SAP module * SAP now supports HTTP streams Subtitles: * Text subtitles now have a black outline. * Text subtitles autodetection. * Text subtitles charset autodetection. * Text subtitles for all videofiles. Results may vary. * Text subtitles in Hebrew are supported. Arabic partially. * Automatic fontsize selection for text subtitles. * Fixed SAMI text subtitles support. * Support for subtitles in Matroska files. * Support for subtitles in DVB streams. Mac OS X port: * New controller designed by Max Rudberg from * Save playlist. * Works on 10.1.x again. Apologies for that problem. * Support for Panther. * Support for raw dumping of streams to disk. * Mozilla plugin for Mac OS X (experimental). Win32 port: * New DirectShow input module (for video acquisition cards, webcams, PVRs...).

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Linux port: * Improved Video4Linux input. Also added support for an audio only input. * Support for real-time priority when running with root privileges. * Allow on the fly switching of the main interface. iPaq port: * Brand new Gtk 2 interface Miscellaneous: * Audio visual effects filters (spectrum, scope and random). * Audio visual effects filter using goom. * Spanish, Portuguese Brazilian and Hungarian translations. * libcaca video output (colored ascii) Changes between 0.6.1 and 0.6.2: -------------------------------Core support: * Fixed a nasty regression in 0.6.1 which made some streams unplayable. Stream output: * Transcoder now generates proper pts/dts thus should work a lot better. * Improved MPEG TS muxer. Access input: * Support for DVB-S/C/T cards using v4l2 API for Linux 2.6.x kernels. * Few fixes to the VCD navigation. Interfaces: * Support for DVD menus navigation added to the wxWindows interface. UNIX ports: * ALSA multi-channel support fixed and tested. * Fixed fullscreen with gnome metacity. Win32 port: * Fixed VCD support which was broken on some machines. iPaq port: * Familiar interface with Gtk+-1.2 and GPE support removed (deprecreated). Miscellaneous: * Text subtitles now centered on the picture. * Ffmpeg decoder now generates proper pts and can be used to play mpeg1/2 videos. Changes between 0.6.0 and 0.6.1: -------------------------------Core support:

* There should be less bogus resampling, particularly on DVDs. * VLC will now wait for the medium to wake up before starting its clock after a pause. Stream output: * Added vorbis audio support in Ogg streaming. * Added vorbis audio transcoding support. * Added mp3 audio transcoding support (when ffmpeg is compiled with mp3lame). UNIX ports: * ALSA multi-channel support fixed and tested. * Fixed fullscreen with gnome metacity. Win32 port: * Fixed VCD support which was broken on some machines. iPaq port: * Familiar interface with Gtk+-1.2 and GPE support removed (deprecreated). Miscellaneous: * Text subtitles now centered on the picture. * Ffmpeg decoder now generates proper pts and can be used to play mpeg1/2 videos. Changes between 0.6.0 and 0.6.1: -------------------------------Core support: * There should be less bogus resampling, particularly on DVDs. * VLC will now wait for the medium to wake up before starting its clock after a pause. Stream output: * Added vorbis audio support in Ogg streaming. * Added vorbis audio transcoding support. * Added mp3 audio transcoding support (when ffmpeg is compiled with mp3lame). * PS muxer can create mpeg1 files now and produce streams with system headers. * You can transcode a52 with more than two channels to mpga now. Win32 port: * Fixed DVD support which was partly broken due to a bug in libdvdcss * Fixed 5.1 audio support for the sblive/audigy soundcards. * Fixed sound on Windows NT. UNIX ports: * Fixed/improved ALSA support and enabled multi-channel audio output. * X11/Xvideo: Should now work on big endian machines, and you can now use the arrow keys to browse through the DVD menus. iPaq port: * Gtk+2 interface called PDA * Familiar Gtk+ is now deprecreated * Codec a52, Faad2 and flac added * Video4Linux enabled (demux and transcode) * Stream Out with transcode support enabled (use codecs: HuffYuvv and A-law). Interfaces: * Small updates/fixes to the wxWindows interface. * Improved HTTP remote control interface. You can now create your own HTML page s.

* A new CORBA control plugin. Input demux: * Improved support for the Matroska container format. Miscellaneous: * Improved build system. * New video filter plugin to overlay logos. * Added support for Winamp 3 B4S files. * New subtitle module which uses freetype2 to render arbitrary fonts in any siz e. Should also work with languages like russion for instance. Changes between 0.5.3 and 0.6.0: -------------------------------Core Support: * Channel Server support was removed (was deprecated) Input access: * Fixed a big bug in ftp and http access that prevented many platforms (OSX mos t prominently) to view ftp and http streams. * Fixed large file support on Windows * Video 4 Linux support * CD Digital Audio support * Fixed IPv6 multicasting on Windows and OSX. Input demux: * Better detection of AAC and mp3 files * Support for OpenDML avi files * More complete .mp4/.mov support * Very early support for the Matroska container format (don't complain if it do esn't work ;) Codecs: * VLC's own MPEG1/2 decoder has been replaced with libmpeg2 * Support for Sorenson 3 (SVQ3 or Quicktime content) via ffmpeg * OSX support for QDM2 and QDMC sound, often used in QT content. * Fixed a bug which was causing artefacts in DivX video (ffmpeg) * Updated our theora decoder to use the alpha 2 release of libtheora * If ffmpeg cannot keep up, skip and try to recover instead of stopping altoget her * Indeo Video 3 (IV32) support for little-endian computers. (so not for OSX) Interfaces: * The wxWindows interface is now fully useable as well as Unicode safe * New HTTP remote control interface Stream output: * New stream output scheme. It is now possible to build a chain of stream outpu ts allowing for instance to stream and display some content at the same time. * The stream output now allows to transcode content on the fly. * Fixed major bug that prevented streaming mpeg 1/2 video with pulldown content . * SAP/SDP announcing support. (both IPv4 and IPv6) Miscellaneous: * New reset option for the preferences * You can set your language in the prefences

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UNIX ports: * Basic support for the X11 Xinerama extension. * New skinable interface ported to X11. * Run opie-vlc and zaurus-vlc as GuiServer Mac OS X port: * When you add several items to the playlist, they are sorted alphabetically. * New about panel and revamped preferences panel. * Fixed the deinterlace menu. * Float on top, Fit to Screen and a Transparency option for video out. * New output dialog for transcode and display while stream capabilities. * New icons by Davor Orel. * New audio resampler. Should make VLC much faster. * Fixed disappearing and crackling sound (PTS is out of range bug) * We no longer automatically save the preferences when you quit the application * Arrow keys are now use to browse the menus in a DVD Win32 port: * the wxWindows interface is now the default interface * The keyboard shortcuts are now identical to the linux version * Fixed the "no sound" problem on NT4 * Improved skinnable interface (it now uses the wxWindows interface dialogs). * Added support for compressed skins files (.vlt files) * Fixed SVCD chapters support. * Fixed memory leak with 5.1 audio. BeOS port: * Interface localization * Screensaver disabled if playing in fullscreen * A few new keyboard shortcuts * New full-featured Preferences window Changes between 0.5.2 and 0.5.3: -------------------------------Core Support: * fixed DTS S/PDIF output on little-endian machines * support for skins at the interface level * new OSD module using Freetype2 * video outputs are now destroyed when the associated input ends * the video output takes into account the caching delay introduced at the input level before dropping out of date frames. * configuration option to disable the translation of the interface Input access: * fixed HTTP redirects * support for opening an entire directory * EOF should be detected more reliably * new video4linux access plug-in * new kfir access plug-in designed to work around a bug in the kfir driver Input demux: * added stream type for some Motorola MPEG-2 video encoders

* fix for some ogg web radio streams * fixed reading TS streams over HTTP Codecs: * support for 3ivx D4 (not previous versions) * support for '3ivd' and '3vid' encodings * support for 'MSS1' codec ( same as WMV2 ) * support for SAMI subtitles (untested and incomplete) * better SSA4 subtitles recognition * new codec for raw I420 video * improvements to the libmpeg2-based MPEG video decoder Interfaces: * improvements to wxWindows based interface (although it still misses some important features) * skeleton for a Gnome2/GTK2 plug-in Stream output: * new HTTP output support * fixed a segfault in the AVI muxer * fixed AV synchronization issues Miscellaneous: * support for oldstyle id3 genres UNIX ports: * the SDL vout plug-in will now work on big-endian machines Mac OS X port: * reorderable playlist * fixed the hiding of the mouse on multiple monitors * fixed a big issue with some USB speakers * support for mono audio output devices * reset the audio-device to its default mode before quitting VLC * fixed several cosmetic issues * you can drag the controller window by its background (as it should be) * the messages window remembers more lines * delay and fps can now be overruled with subtitles files * http and ogg stream output options * Apple menu and friends will now be translated as well Win32 port: * new skinnable interface * the directx video output doesn't crash anymore on ctrl+alt+del events. iPAQ familiar Linux port: * support for FLAC audio format * the interface adapts to the screen size/rotation * playlist * network tab in the interface * "apply" handling in preferences Changes between 0.5.1a and 0.5.2: --------------------------------Core support: * advanced config options are now hidden by default * new --spdif option to use the S/PDIF audio output by default * fixed a 'clicking' sound when switching between streams

* new bandlimited resampler that should improve audio quality on primarily Mac OS X * fixed a problem with audio over http that caused some web radios to not work * DTS S/PDIF support Codecs: * support * support * new but * fixed a for DV audio through the ffmpeg library for FLAC audio through libflac basic MPEG video decoder based on libmpeg2 major bug in LPCM code (fixes a problem with iDVD disks)

Stream output: * support for streaming DivX 1/2/3, wmv1/2, h/i263 over MPEG-2 TS * new --ttl option for Time To Live DVD support: * fixed quite a few problems with the dvd menu support UNIX ports: * fixed the GNU-pth support Win32 port: * multi-channel audio and S/PDIF support for both the DirectX and Waveout plugins * localization support via gettext is now fully working * rc interface is now fully useable * fixed the MSVC project files generation Mac OS X port: * several fixes for multi channel audio devices. AC3 over SPDIF with M-Audio Sonica Theater still does not work. this is most likely a driver bug and has been reported to M-Audio. (Sonica, Revolution, Delta, Griffin iMate and MOTU firewire devices should work) * VLC now uses the default audio device * new info panel * very preliminary support for VLC control via applescript * support for mouse gestures * new priority scheme allowing to avoid lock-ups on low-end machines Linupy port: * there is a whole new port for the linupy distribution used by o.a. the YOPY PDA. It is still experimental, please test it Miscellaneous: * improved ID3 tag detection * changed several errors into warnings ; the frequently reported "this is not a PS stream, continuing" is one of these * mouse gestures work on windows and osx, but there still isn't any useful gestures * some support for .pls playlists used by shoutcast Changes between 0.5.1 and 0.5.1a: --------------------------------Mac OS X port: * fixed a problem that caused VLC to select the wrong language when English was set as the preferred language

Changes between 0.5.0 and 0.5.1: -------------------------------Core support: * new mouse gesture interface * audio volume can now be changed at any time, even when no file is playing Input access: * various minor fixes on the network inputs * fixed some weird URL parsing problems (/Volumes/toto:tata/harry@coin.mpg) * VCD: fixed track number and chapter indexing Input demux: * fixed a bad initialization in the mp4 plug-in * new --buggy-psi option for TS streams which do not update their continuity counter Codecs: * support for MPEG-2 intra slice refresh (aka. Slice-I) streams DVD support: * fixed a bug which turned the default interface command-line only without the user consent UNIX ports: * GTK: fixed a crash when going fullscreen or changing volume from the popup menu * X11: new screen saver disabling plug-in (--extraintf screensaver) * KDE: fixed compilation with KDE 3.1 * ALSA: fixed mono files output Mac OS X port: * fixed a crash on start-up on some localized systems * lowered real-time priorities to avoid lock-ups on slow machines * VLC can now be made the handler of ftp http mms and udp URLs * playlist enhancements * added half, normal and double video window menu items * new step forward/step backward commands * the dock should no longer be visible in fullscreen mode * the Mac OS X binary is now compiled with Ogg/Theora support * is now Win32 port: * fixed the "RichEdit line insertion error" bug * VLC can now be run from outside its installation directory * fixed a bug that prevented to find the default subtitle font BeOS port: * smarter BeOS priorities to avoid lock-ups * few enhancements in the interface (especially the Settings window) Opie port: * native video output is working again * only commandline interface support * support for MPEG4, DivX through ffmpeg package Changes between 0.4.6 and 0.5.0: --------------------------------

Core structure: * object structure which allows for full re-entrancy, known as libvlc * new audio output architecture based on filter pipelines, providing S/PDIF and multi-channel support * localization support via gettext on most architectures * new stream output architecture, allowing to use VLC to unicast, multicast or broadcast a stream to another VLC (only MPEG 1, 2 and 4 and A/52 streams are supported) * build system now uses autoconf/automake/autopoint Input access: * mms:// support * ftp:// support * stability fixes in the HTTP access * auto-detection of RTP encapsulation * VCD entry points support * VCD image file support Input demux: * support for *.asf format * improved support for *.avi, especially over an HTTP connection * support for *.mp4 and *.mov format * support for ogg encapsulation * support for raw DV format * support for *.wav format * new demuxdump demux allowing to save a stream to a file * raw AAC support Stream discovery & playlists: * support for the SAP/SDP and SLP protocols * support for .m3u file format * support for .asx file format * hack to find the streaming sources in html-pages with embedded wmp Codecs: * support for the microdvd, subrip, ssa1, ssa2-4 subtitles file formats (only available with the .avi demux) * support for ADPCM audio codec * support for raw PCM data * support for Cinepak video codec * support for DV video codec via libdv or ffmpeg * support for AAC audio codec via libfaad2 * support for Xvid codec * support for's Vorbis audio codec * support for's Tremor audio codec (when compiling from sources) * support for's Tarkin and Theora video codecs (when compiling from sources) * new codecs supported by latest ffmpeg versions: WMV, WMA, SVQ 1, H263, H263i, MJPEG A/B * fixed an endianness bug in LPCM codec DVD support: * experimental preliminary support for DVD menus via libdvdplay Miscellaneous: * new WxWindows interface * all interfaces allow to dynamically change the volume, the audio device and the channels configuration * headphone channel mixer with virtual spatialization effect

* Mozilla plugin based on libvlc for embedded playback in webpages of any format that VLC can play * new swedish translation * enhancements of the playlist window * new messages window to see debug info * fixed a few crashes iPaq port: * slider bar in GTK+/GPE Familiar interface * fixed crash on directory change in Familiar interface * added qte_main module for use in all modules that need Opie or Qte support * native video output module for Qt Embedded/Opie is not working