RSS All releases of Helix Player Project

Release Notes: Playlist support was added. ALSA audio device support was introduced. Support for surround sound playback was added. Many fixes and incremental improvements were made, including stabilization of existing features and fixes for many known issues and bugs.

Release Notes: Potential buffer overflows in the processing of several media types were eliminated.

Release Notes: This release is an update for the Firefox 1.5 API changes.

Release Notes: This release fixes recently discovered security vulnerabilities which offered the potential for an attacker to run arbitrary or malicious code on a user's machine.

Release Notes: This release fixes a buffer overflow where a malicious RAM file could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on a victim's machine, as reported in CAN-2005-0755. Furthermore, other security issues were fixed. Support was added for U-Law and A-Law encoded AU and wav files, and for chained Ogg. Opening content in an existing Helix Player instance was fixed.

Release Notes: Polish and Hindi support was added. A number of KDE-specific issues were fixed and mimelnk support was added - the player will now configure KDE MIME types. gtk-qt theme engine fixes ensured that the letter box surrounding the video window appears black. Icons in the favorites menu made some Qt-based themes look better. Full-screen now works in earlier versions of KDE.

Release Notes: This release adds support for the following languages: Brazilian Portuguese, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese. A number of big and small issues found in the previous iterations have been fixed as well. The player stability is much improved, and it has been thoroughly tested against a much larger number of platforms, including most of the major Linux distributions.

Release Notes: This alpha release included Brazilian Portuguese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, and Simplified and Traditional Chinese translations and a localization kit.

Release Notes: This is the final GOLD build of the Helix Player. This build includes further bugfixes and small UI improvements along with some final polish. With this release, Helix Player is completely GPL compatible.

Release Notes: This build included many fixes and incremental improvements and has better compatibility with older GTK 2.0.x versions, SMIL2 improvements including multiple player support, indefinite SMIL clip support, and SMIL2 systemComponent support. It also added better GNOME HIG compliance, a more polished interface, new artwork, and experimental Linux PPC and Solaris SPARC builds.


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