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    VLC Media Player v2.1.0 Officially Released

    This latest release of VLC has a massive amount of new features and bug fixes so definitely worth upgrading to.

    Download (Windows: 32-bit, 64-bit / OS X: 64-bit) / Homepage



    Highlights
    With a new audio core, hardware decoding and encoding, port to mobile platforms, preparation for Ultra-HD video and a special care to support more formats, 2.1 is a major upgrade for VLC.

    Rincewind has a new rendering pipeline for audio, with better efficiency, volume and device management, to improve VLC audio support.

    It supports many new devices inputs, formats, metadata and improves most of the current ones, preparing for the next-gen codecs.

    Rincewind fixes around a thousand bugs, in more than 7000 commits from 140 volunteers.
    Features

    AUDIO
    • Rewritten audio core, allowing better volume and device management.
    • Rewrite of the audio modules, to adapt to the new core.
    • Correct support for multi-channel layouts in all formats: 5.1, 6.1 and 7.1
    • New audio outputs for Windows Vista, Android, iOS, OpenBSD and OSSv4.
    • New remapping, gain, stereo widening, downmixing effects.
    • Higher sample-rate, precision, live configuration in the core.
    • Numerous new audio metadata format supported.

    VIDEO
    • Port the OpenGL output to OpenGL ES.
    • Support color conversion shaders in glsl on Android and iOS.
    • New outputs for OpenMax IL on mobile and Decklink Blackmagic.
    • New video outputs for iOS using OpenGL ES2.
    • Support for deinterlacing for higher bit depth and XYZ color space.
    • New anaglyph filter for side-by-side 3D.
    • 4K-ready :)

    CODECS
    • Add hardware decoding for OS X using VDADecoder.
    • Add hardware decoding for Android using MediaCodec.
    • Add hardware decoding for GNU/Linux using VDPAU.
    • Add hardware encoding for Windows using Intel QuickSyncVideo.
    • Support for G2M4, MSS1, MSS2, TSCC2, CDXL, Ut, VBLE video codecs.
    • Support for Ulead DV audio, Indeo Audio Coder, RealAudio Lossless audio.
    • Support for SCTE-27 and complete EIA-608 subtitles.

    FORMATS
    • Support for fragmented MP4, Wave/RF64 files.
    • Extended metadata tags and cover art support in Ogg, AVI, MP4 and MKV.
    • Support FLAC, Atrac, ADPCM, DV Type 1, 12bits DV audio in AVI.
    • Extended support for AVI, MKV and MJPEG streams.
    • Better recording of AVI and MKV format.
    • Audio fingerprinting using AcoustID.

    INPUT AND DEVICES
    • Support for screen input on OS X Lion and later.
    • Support for Microsoft Smooth Streaming, developed by Viotech.net
    • New RTMP input module, using libavformat!
    • Support for VNC/rfb and Remote Desktop view-only modes.
    • Important improvements on Blu-Ray, Dash, v4l2 and HTTP inputs.
    • New AVFoundation OS X and shm framebuffer inputs.

    FOR ANIME FANS
    • New 6.1 down-mixer to 5.1 and Stereo from MKV/Flac 6.1.
    • Correct YUV->RGB color matrix in the OpenGL shaders.
    • Improved MKV support for seeking and resilience.
    • Editions support in MKV.
    • Better subtitles and metadata support from MKV.
    • Various ASS subtitles improvements.

    FOR MOBILE
    • Port to Android, from 2.1 to 4.3, on ARMv6, ARMv7, x86 and MIPS.
    • New port to iOS, from iOS 5 to 7, on all iPads and iPhones after 3GS.
    • Partial port to WinRT, for Windows 8, 8.1 and WP8.
    • OpenGL ES optimized outputs.
    • Improvements of OpenMAX IL decoders, encoders and renderers.
    • New audio, video outputs and interfaces for mobiles.

    FOR DEVELOPERS
    • libVLC and most modules are now LGPLv2.1+.
    • libVLC media framework can now be used in all types of applications.
    • libVLC SDK packages now exists, in addition to more examples.
    • Improved libVLC API, for better control.
    • VLC's web plugins now support windowless mode, for smoother integration with HTML elements.

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    VLC Media Player v2.1.1 has been released.

    Download (Windows: 32-bit, 64-bit / OS X: 64-bit)

    Code:
    Changes between 2.1.0 and 2.1.1
    --------------------------------
    
    Core:
     * Fix random and reshuffling behaviour
     * Fix recording
     * Fix some subtitles track selection
    
    Decoders:
     * VP9 support in WebM
     * HEVC/H.265 support in MKV, MP4 and raw files
     * Fix GPU decoding under Windows (DxVA2) crashes
    
    Demuxers:
     * Fix crashes on wav, mlp and mkv and modplug files
     * Support Speex in ogg files
     * Fix some .mov playlists support
     * Support Alac in mkv
     * Fix WMV3 and palette in AVI
     * Fix FLAC packetizer issues in some files
    
    Access:
     * Fix DVB options parsing
     * Fix DeckLink HDMI input
     * Fix HTTPS connectivity on OS X by loading root certificates from Keychain
    
    Audio output:
     * Fixes for DirectSound pass-through
     * Fixes for OSS output, notably on BSD
    
    Interfaces:
     * Fix HTTP interface infinite loop
     * Fix D-Bus volume setting
    
    Qt:
     * Reinstore right click subtitle menu to open a subtitle
     * Fix saving the hotkeys in preferences
     * Fix saving the audio volume on Win32, using DirectSound
     * Fix play after drag'n drop
     * Fix streaming options edition and scale parameter
    
    Stream out:
     * Fix transcoding audio drift issues
     * Fix numerous audio encoding issues
    
    Win32 installer:
     * Important rewrite to fix numerous bugs, notably about updates
     * Simplification of the upgrade mechanism
    
    Mac OS X interface:
     * Reintroduce the language selector known from pre-2.1 releases
     * Fix fullscreen behaviour and various crashes
     * Fix about dialog crash in Japanese
     * Fix crashes on proxy lookups
     * Fixes on the playlist and information behaviours
     * Fixes on the streaming dialogs
     * Improves interface resizings
    
    Translations:
     * Update of Arabic, Basque, Belarusian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, French,
       Galician, Gujarati, Hindi, hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Korean,
       Lithuanian, Marathi, Modern Greek, Norwegian Bokmål, Occitan, Persian,
       Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Sinhala, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish,
       Swedish, Telugu, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek
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    VLC Media Player v2.1.2 has been released.

    Download (Windows: 32-bit, 64-bit / OS X: 64-bit)

    Code:
    Changes between 2.1.1 and 2.1.2
    --------------------------------
    
    Audio output:
     * Fix digital playback on OS X when more than one audio device is installed
     * Fix digital playback (SPDIF/HDMI) on Windows
     * Fix stuttering or silent playback when using sound enhancers or external
       audio devices on OS X
     * Improve responsiveness on OS X when playback starts or is being paused
     * Improve responsiveness, silent playback intervals and reliability on iOS
    
    Demuxers:
     * Fix Vimeo and DailyMotion parsing
     * Various WMV playback improvements and fixes
    
    Decoders:
     * Fix LPCM 20/24-bit decoding and 16 bits with channel padding
     * Fix playback of some HEVC samples
    
    Video filters:
     * Fix crash on deinterlace selection
    
    Qt interface:
     * Fix some streaming profiles when copy existed
     * Improve A-B loop control
     * Fix album art update when changing media
    
    Mac OS X interface:
     * Add a language option in the interface
     * Option to control VLC's iTunes pausing behavior is more easy to find
     * Improved UI resetting when requested in the preferences
     * Fix issue which prevented to enable more than one video filter on Mavericks
     * Fix an issue which could prevent automatic UI language settings from working
     * Fix opening subtitles files through drag & drop or double-clicking
     * Fix crash when closing window without decorations
     * Fix issue where extra video window was resized even if this was disabled
    
    Win32 installer:
     * Kill running VLC process on uninstall/update
    
    Translations:
     * Update of Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Estonian,
       French, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kannada, Khmer,
       Lithuanian, Occitan, Persian, Polish, Romanian, Scottish Gaelic, Sinhala,
       Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Thai, Uzbek, Welsh translations

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arthur View Post
    VLC Media Player v2.1.2 has been released.
    Virustotal is flagging it as infected with a trojan (2/45) although the two programs that say it's infected I've never heard of before.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jobos View Post
    although the two programs that say it's infected I've never heard of before.
    Almost certainly a false positive.

    www.virustotal.com/en/file/ddf4baec0bd4a6a09dff6167b00f559c19d5a0e303e79f3045 63050a8bd241c2/analysis/

    The 64-bit installer is 100% clean.

    www.virustotal.com/en/file/f40387f327e891fc9758e3bb55ca4872ef9151cd7a4e4b94a5 5a12909e5c206c/analysis/

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    VLC Media Player v2.1.3 has been released.

    Download (Windows: 32-bit, 64-bit / OS X: 64-bit)

    Code:
    Changes between 2.1.2 and 2.1.3
    --------------------------------
    
    Core:
     * Fix broken behaviour with SOCKSv5 proxies
     * Fix integer overflow on error when using vlc_readdir
    
    Access:
     * Fix DVB-T2 tuning on Linux
     * Fix encrypted DVD playback
     * Fix v4l2 frequency conversion
    
    Decoders:
     * Fix numerous issues (M2TS, VC1 interlaced, Lagarith, FFv1.3, Xvid)
       by updating codec libraries
     * Bring fluidsynth back on Mac OS X
     * Fix some Opus crashes with some filters
    
    Demuxers:
     * Avoid an infinite recursion in MKV tags parsing
     * Fix an issue with some Vobsub tracks
     * Fix missing samples at the end of some wav files
    
    Audio output:
     * Fix audio device selection via command line on Mac OS X
     * Fix audio crashes on Mac OS X
    
    Video Output:
     * Fix selection of DirectDraw as the default output for XP
    
    Stream output:
     * Fix 24bits audio MTU alignment in RTP
    
    Qt interface:
     * Fix minimal size possible on start
     * Fix a crash with the simple volume widget
     * Fix a crash in the audio menu building
    
    Translations:
     * Update of Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, Modern Greek,
       Spanish, Basque, Finnish, French, Scottish Gaelic, Galician, Hebrew,
       Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian Bokmål, Nepali,
       Dutch, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian,
       Sinhala, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian
       and Simplified Chinese translations
     * Fix encoding for Windows installer translations

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    VLC Media Player v2.1.5 has been released.

    Download (Windows: 32-bit, 64-bit* / OS X: 64-bit)

    Code:
    Changes between 2.1.4 and 2.1.5
    --------------------------------
    
    Core:
     * Fix compilation on OS/2
    
    Access:
     * Stability improvements for the QTSound capture module
    
    Mac OS X audio output:
     * Fix channel ordering
     * Increase the buffersize
    
    Decoders:
     * Fix DxVA2 decoding of samples needing more surfaces
     * Improve MAD resistance to broken mp3 streams
     * Fix PGS alignment in MKV
    
    Qt Interface:
     * Don't rename mp3 converted files to .raw
    
    Mac OS X Interface:
     * Correctly support video-on-top
     * Fix video output event propagation on Macs with retina displays
     * Stability improvements when using future VLC releases side by side
    
    Streaming:
     * Fix transcode when audio format changes
    
    Security contents:
     * Updated GnuTLS to 3.1.25 (CVE-2014-3466)
     * Updated libpng to 1.6.10 (CVE-2014-0333)
    
    Translations:
     * Update British English
    Code:
    Changes between 2.1.3 and 2.1.4
    --------------------------------
    
    Demuxers:
     * Fix issue in WMV with multiple compressed payload and empty payloads
    
    Video Output:
     * Fix subtitles size rendering on Windows
    
    Mac OS X:
     * Fix DVD playback regression
     * Fix misleading error message during video playback on OS X 10.9
     * Fix hardware acceleration memleaks
    * A 64-bit build of 2.1.5 isn't available for Windows yet, so here's the link for 2.1.4: http://get.videolan.org/vlc/2.1.4/wi....1.4-win64.exe

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