Tuesday, November 3, 2009

VideoLAN Client 1.0.3 Final

VLC(initially VideoLAN Client) is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats (MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, mp3, Ogg, OGM, MOV, wma, wmv...) as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. It can also be used as a server to stream in unicast or multicast in IPv4 or IPv6 on a high-bandwidth network.

Features in VLC (VideoLAN Client) 1.0.3 :

- Rewrite of the playlist (tree structure, input preparsing ...)
- Preferences improvements
- XML parsers
- Client-side SSL/TLS support
- Massive Matroska improvements
- Support for SOCKS proxy
- Support for Shoutcast Meta-data
- Support for (HE-)AAC raw-audio streams
- TiVo demuxer
- Samba (Windows shares) access module
- Dirac decoder and encoder
- PNG decoder/encoder
- Support for Apple Lossless Audio Codec
- Services discovery modules (brand new SAP module, HAL discovery, DAAP (iTunes shares), shoutcast)
- Support for 20/24 bits LPCM
- Video snapshot support (png or jpg)
- Image file video output (png)
- Mosaic (picture-in-picture system)
- Pocket PC port
- Brand new Internet Explorer ActiveX plugin

Changes from VLC (VideoLAN Client) 1.0.3 rc :

• 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:
• Input:
- Update for appletrailers lua script
- Fixes on the RAR stream filter
- Fix for E-AC3 in ATSC/TS streams
- Fix a crash in mjpeg demuxer
- Various fixes for v4l and v4l2
• Qt4 interface:
- Fixes on the playlist and the stream output panels
• Translations:
- French, Galician, Korean, Polish, Russian, Romanian, Slovak and Ukrainian updates

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