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#16 Chachazz

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Posted 24 May 2017 - 10:50 PM

VideoLAN and the VLC development team present VLC 2.2.6 "Umbrella".

 

VLC 2.2.6 is a security update fixing issues with subtitles and other formats, and improving DLL-loading security. VLC media player 2.2.0 was a major upgrade of VLC, introduced accelerated auto-rotation of videos, 0-copy hardware acceleration, support for UHD codecs, playback resume, integrated extensions and more than 1000 bugs and improvements.

 

Download - http://www.videolan.org/vlc/#download



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Posted 06 December 2017 - 10:10 AM

2017-12-05
 

VideoLAN and the VLC development team are happy to publish version 2.2.8 of VLC media player today.

 

  • This release fixes a security issue in the AVI demuxer.
  • Additionally, it includes the following fixes, which are part of 2.2.7:

- This release fixes compatibility with macOS High Sierra and fixes SSA subtitles rendering on macOS.

- This release also fixes a few security issues, in the flac and the libavcodec modules (heap write overflow), in the avi module and a few crashes.

 

For macOS users, please note: A bug was fixed in VLC 2.2.7 concerning the update mechanism on macOS. In rare circumstances, an auto-update from older versions of VLC to VLC 2.2.8 might not be possible. Please download the update manually from our website in this case.

 

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Posted 09 February 2018 - 08:35 PM

Attached File  VLC-IconSmall_40px.png   4.07KB   0 downloads  VLC Media Player 3.0 'Vetinari'

February 8, 2018

 

VLC 3.0 is the first ever synchronized release between desktop application and mobile ports. Today, VLC is released everywhere, with the same version number and at the same time. It will be simpler for everyone, including VideoLAN developers

 

On Android, this release mainly brings Chromecast feature, but it also repairs some lacks in priors versions. VLC on Android becomes more complete and it will continue!

 

3.0 Highlights

  • VLC 3.0 "Vetinari" is a new major update of VLC.
  • VLC 3.0 activates hardware decoding by default, to get 4K and 8K playback!
  • It supports 10bits and HDR
  • VLC supports 360 video and 3D audio, up to Ambisoncics 3rd order
  • Allows audio passthrough for HD audio codecs
  • Can stream to Chromecast devices, even in formats not supported natively
  • Can play Blu-Ray Java menus: BD-J
  • VLC supports browsing of local network drives and NAS
Important! Read the Changelog
 
 

 

Note:  the 64-bit files were removed at the last minute for a bug fix.  Will be available asap.



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Posted 28 February 2018 - 07:52 AM

VLC Media Player 3.0.1

(not yet announced- available here :http://download.vide...olan/vlc/3.0.1/ )

All downloads - https://www.videolan.org/vlc/#download

 

Changes between 3.0.0 and 3.0.1:

Core:

  •  Fix use-after-free when cleaning playlists
  •  Fix crash on exit on Windows  

Video output:

  •  Fix HLG tone mapping on some systems like macOS.
  •  Fix screensaver inhibition on Windows XP
  •  Fix various Direct3D11 crashes
  •  Fix HDR tone mapping in Direct3d11
  •   Fix pink screen on Windows  

Decoder:

  • Fix potential stack buffer overflow with faad
  •  Enable Cineform HD in avcodec  

Hardware Decoder:

  • macOS: Improve HEVC 10bit performance with Videotoolbox
  •  android: Add MPEG2 support via MediaCodec *
  • Fix HEVC decoding with some files on Android/macOS/iOS
  •  Improve Direct3D11 memory usage  

Demux:

  •  Improve MKV seeking speed
  •  Fix xspf base URL handling
  •  Fix reading mp4 trun with moof based offsets
  •   Fix adaptive http redirections
  •  Replace old API, fixing adaptive TLS leak
  •  Use mime type as fallback for HLS segment type
  •   Fix subtitle (srt,ssa..) seek when having a single entry
  •  Flag non default HDMV subset video streams
  •  Increase TS probing amount for 4K streams
  •  Miscellaneous MKV, MP4 & AVI crash fixes  

Packetizer:

  •  Fix out of bounds read in mpeg4video  

Stream Output:

  •  Improve chromecast loading speed
  •  Improve local/chromecast transition during playback
  •  Fix chromecast loading with some versions of Windows
  •  Fix chromecast loading with some chromecast devices (TVs and Android boxes)
  •  Fix wrong first cover art when casting
  •  Fix casting to VP9   macOS Interface:
  •  Re-add option to disable the fullscreen controller panel
  •  Auto-layout improvements
  •  Remove misleading playback warning indicator
  •  Fix crash with the interface for lua extensions (like VLSub)
  •  Fix show sidebar setting being ignored on restart
  •  Fix MKV files association
  •  Fix chromecast audio detection  

 

Qt Interface:

  •  Improve scaling on HiDPI displays  

Snap:

  • Improve interface look and feel.


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Posted 23 April 2018 - 08:29 PM

Attached File  VLC-IconSmall_40px.png   4.07KB   0 downloads VLC Media Player 3.02
2018-04-23
 
 

VideoLAN is publishing the VLC 3.0.2 release, for general availability.

This release is fixing most of the important bugs and regressions from VLC 3.0.0, "Vetinari", and improves decoding speed on macOS. More than 150 bugs were fixed since the 3.0.0 release.

 

Changes between 3.0.1 and 3.0.2:

Core:

  •  Fix snapshotting with subtitles when using hardware acceleration
  •  Fix green/missing line/column when the picture dimensions are odd

Decoders:

  •  Important improvements in hardware decoding for macOS, notably faster,supporting more samples and removing crashes/deadlocks
  •  Improve compatibility for DxVA2 and D3D11 decoding, fix crashes when seekingand fix blacklisting of broken drivers
  •  Fix SSA subtitles forced alignment
  •  Fix E-AC-3 stuttering
  •  Fix MIDI playback on macOS
  •  Add playback support for ProRes 4444 XQ

Demux:

  •  Fix wrong colors in some AVI files
  •  Fix IFO files playback to start DVDs
  •  Fix a crash with missing/invalid MPEG SDT
  •  Update VP8/9/10 ISOBMFF bindings and improve HDR for those cases
  •  Fix TTML inside MP4
  •  Improve MP4 read of color information
  •  Fix flac seeking and improve flac parsing
  •  Improve mkv opening & seeking speed
  •  Fix display of chapters with no name defined
  •  Miscellaneous MKV crash fixes
  •  Fix crash with multi-region DVDs
  •  Fix audio being muted on DVD chapter change
  •  Fix audio being muted when seeking in a BluRay disc

Access:

  •  Avoid a crash/assert in FTP after seeking

Audio output:

  •  Fix mmdevice default audio device handling
  •  Fix "reset audio volume" being forcefully deactivated
  •  Allow a default device to be used by VLC
  •  Only warn once about misconfiguration for AUhal devices on macOS
  •  Improve resampling and latency computation for CoreAudio
  •  Passthrough is now disabled by default

Audio filters:

  •  Fix audio stutter after unpausing with headphones
  •  Fix silence when dolby-surround was mis-selected in preferences

Video output:

  •  Fix OpenGL crashes or bad display with semi-planar chromas
  •  Fix OpenGL interop (zero-copy) disabled for tvOS
  •  Major rewrite of the iOS video output to fix numerous crashes
  •  Important improvements of the D3D11 video output to use less memory
  • and less GPU for HDR tone-mapping
  •  Fix crop on vertical videos with Direct3D11
  •  Fix Direct3D9 filters settings not being applied properly
  •  Fix transform filters with hardware decoding
  •  Fix snapshot and filters with HEVC hardware decoding
  •  Fix a buffer overrun during GPU/CPU image copy
  •  Fix glitches on DVD menus with Direct3D11
  •  Fix non-HDR content playback on HDR screens with Direct3D11
  •  Fix YUV full range displayed incorrectly in Direct3D11
  •  Fix miscellaneous crashes in Direct3D11
  •  Fix potential black screen with 10bits videos on Direct3D11

macOS:

  •  Fix Growl notifications on recent macOS versions
  •  Fix conversion output file name encoding
  •  Fix crash reporting on macOS 10.7 and 10.8
  •  Fix crash on exit
  •  Fix remember playback position
  •  Fix Blu-ray disc Java menu
  •  Fix swiping on time slider to change position
  •  Fix problems with restoring user name from keychain
  •  Fix localization issues

Qt:

  •  Fix last folder used in open dialogs
  •  Allow to customize the seek jump when using the mousewheel
  •  Fix fullscreen controller positionment on multiscreen setups
  •  Fix pasted URLs not being trimmed
  •  Fix jump size not being configurable
  •  Fix missing time labels updates
  •  Fix playback speed slider not accepting 1.0x value
  •  Fix raw input dump
  •  Fix window size after a fullscreen playback

Misc:

  •  Fix lua rc & oldrc interfaces host specification
  •  Fix crashes when searching for renderers
  •  Relocate localedir for Linux (improves snap i18n support)
  •  Fix VDPAU GLX usage on Linux
  •  Improve support for NetBSD
  •  Fix MSI script for Windows
  •  Fix libvlc_media_list not going to next media
  •  Fix character encoding on win32 consoles
  •  Miscellaneous chromecast improvements
  •  Fix missing OSD navigation feedback
  •  Various VLSub improvements
  •  lua: Fix scripts not being loaded on some filesystems
  •  lua: Add vlc.io APIs to handle UTF-8 paths