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Release Notes: This release added support for new codecs and demuxers (CMML, H261, H264, Theora alpha3, and Annodex). The overall encoder and muxer behaviour was improved. The GUI now features bookmarks, hotkeys, and video output embedded in the interface window. This version also introduced a manager designed to launch and manage multiple streams from a single instance of VLC.

Release Notes: This release features new codecs (Speex, AAC+SBR, and additional subtitles), adds remuxing and transcoding support, visual effects for the audio output, and RTP/RTSP support with RTP streaming. The wxWindows, skins, and HTTP interfaces were greatly improved. The Windows port supports DirectShow input, and the OS X port now works under Mac OS X 10.3.

Release Notes: This release features Vorbis and MP3 audio support for the transcoding module, an improved HTTP remote control interface, improved support for the Matroska container format, a new subtitle module which uses freetype2 to render arbitrary fonts in any size, an improved PS muxer, improved ALSA support, and a new GTK2 interface for the "Linux on PDA" distributions.

Release Notes: Vorbis and MP3 audio support was added to the transcoding module. The HTTP remote control interface was improved. Support for the Matroska container format was improved. A new subtitle module which uses freetype2 to render arbitrary fonts in any size was added. The PS muxer can now create MPEG-1 files and produce streams with system headers. Windows fixes were made for DVD support, 5.1 audio for sblive/audigy, and sound on NT4. ALSA support on Linux was improved. A new GTK2 interface was created for the "Linux on PDA" distributions.

Release Notes: This major release features a new Video 4 Linux input, a new CDDA input, multicast IPv6 support under Windows and Mac OS X, support for Sorenson 3, a new HTTP remote control interface, improved wxWindows and skin interfaces (now available for X11), a new stream output scheme with transcoding support, and much more.

Release Notes: New Video 4 Linux input, new CDDA input, multicast IPv6 support under Windows and Mac OS X, support for Sorenson 3, a new HTTP remote control interface, improved wxWindows and skin interfaces (now available for X11), a new stream output scheme with transcoding support, and much more.

Release Notes: There is improved audio quality, especially under Mac OS X (new resampler), support for new audio formats (audio DV and FLAC), support for streaming of DivX 1/2/3, WMV 1/2, and h/i263 with VLC's stream output, support for multi-channel audio, S/PDIF, and localization under Windows, and many bugfixes (including the lock-ups under Mac OS X).

Release Notes: VLC now has DVD navigation support, a new audio output architecture with support for S/PDIF, multi-channel output and audio filters, and a new stream output architecture for stream remultiplexing, transcoding, and broadcasting. Lots of new codecs were added, including WMA, AAC, Xvid, the Ogg codecs (Vorbis, Tarkin, Theora, Tremor), ADPCM, Cinepak, DV. Extra support for DivX subtitles, MMS and FTP network access, and m3u/ASX playlists was added. VLC now includes a Mozilla plugin for webpage embedding of movies, DVDs, or audio data.

Release Notes: MPEG-4/DivX/OpenDivX video and MP3 audio support (using ffmpeg and libmad) were added. The Win32 port now supports HTTP and IPv6, the FreeBSD port has VCD support, the MacOS X was greatly improved, and all interface messages are now internationalized. Also, all known causes of crashes were fixed.

Release Notes: This release features a new graphical configuration engine, a new input layer, a new video output engine with speed increases up to 40%, i18n support (fr, jp, ru, nl, no), and many bugfixes, especially in the audio output. Enhancements include IPv6 support, VCD on MacOS X, multicast on Win32 and networking on BeOS. There are also a few new plugins: infrared control, file logger, Win32 interface, WinTV Nova, libmad MPEG decoder, liba52 AC3 decoder, MGA video driver, ASCII art, video filters (deinterlacing, rotation, distort, image wall), aRts daemon, and Win32 waveOut.

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