Uno tra i più famosi player video, VLC, ha reso disponibile la Release Candidate 1 che potrebbe essere anche la versione finale. Dopo il salto troverete un lunghissimo elenco di importanti note relative alla nuova versione.
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Changes in VLC (VideoLAN Client) 1.0.0 RC1 :
• Important note:
– Alsa and OSS audio capture has been removed from the v4l and v4l2 accesses. See ‘Access:’ for more info.
– 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
– 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
– Close Caption under 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
– Support for Dirac, MLP and RealVideo in Matroska
– 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
– Dirac encoding using libdirac (supported in Ogg and in TS)
– Shine mp3 fixed-point encoder
– 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.zip|file.avi to specify the file)
– 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
– Mouse cursor support in x11 and win32 screen modules
– Screen module now features partial screen capture and mouse following on Windows.
– 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
– 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.
* 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.
• 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.
– Invmem, a fake codec to display images from external applications