VLC media player

Changelog

VLC media player 3.0.6:

  • fixes an important regression that appeared on 3.0.5 for DVD subtitles. It also adds support for HDR in AV1.

VLC media player 3.0.2:

  • Fixed Bugs.

VLC media player 3.0.1:

  • Fixed Bugs.

VLC media player 3.0.0:

  • libVLC support for Windows XP is deprecated.
  • You really should upgrade to a more modern Windows version!
  • Windows Vista (all versions) without Platform Upgrade is not supported.
  • 64bit version of VLC for Windows is recommended.

VLC media player 2.2.8:

  • Fix AVI invalid pointer dereferences.
  • Translations updates.

VLC media player 2.2.8:

  • Fix AVI invalid pointer dereferences.
  • Translations updates.

VLC media player 2.2.6:

- Fixed Bugs.

VLC media player 2.2.5.1:

- Fixed Bugs.

VLC media player 2.2.4:

- Fixed Bugs.

VLC media player 2.2.3:

- Fixed Bugs.

VLC media player 2.2.2:

- Fixed Bugs.

5.2.0.71:

- No data.

4.36:

- Updates for online banking.
- Updates for online quotes.
- More robust registration.

VLC media player 2.2.1:

- Fixed Bugs.

VLC media player 2.2.0:

- Fight the popular vertical video syndrome! VLC automatically detects rotated videos and rotates them using hardware acceleration.
- This is supported for MP4/MOV, MKV and raw H264.
- Resume playback where you left off. Supported on all the mobile versions of VLC for quite some time, it is now available on the desktop.
- Vastly improved support for UltraHD video codecs like VP9 and H265, including encoding.
- New hardware acceleration mechanism, GPU 0-copy decoding, faster and implementations for Linux, Android, and Raspberry Pi.
- Extensions: supported since a long time, we now feature an in-app downloader for the desktop, like Firefox.
- Subtitles downloading extension.
- Compatibility with a very large number of unusual codecs.
- Vastly improved compatibility for problematic files in Ogg, MP4, and WMV.
- Support for Digital Cinema Package to play native movie theater formats.
- Experimental support of Interactive Menus of BluRays: BD-J.

VLC media player 2.1.5:

- Fixed Bugs.

VLC media player 2.1.3:

- Fixed Bugs.

VLC media player 2.1.2:

- Fixed Bugs.

VLC media player 2.1.1:

- Fixed Bugs.

VLC media player 2.1.0:

- Rewritten audio core, allowing better volume and device management.
- Rewrite of the audio modules, to adapt to the new core.
- New remapping, gain, stereo widening, downmixing effects.
- Higher samplerate, precision, live configuration in the core.
- Numerous new audio metadata format supported.
- Port the OpenGL output to OpenGL ES.
- Support for deinterlacing for higher bit depth and XYZ colorspace.
- New anaglyph filter for side-by-side 3D.
- 4K-ready.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 6.1 downmixer 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 resiliancy.
- Editions support in MKV.
- Better subtitles and metadata support from MKV.
- Various ASS subtitles improvements.
- Many other additions, changes and corrections.

VLC media player 2.0.8:

- New and updated language files.
- Fixed bugs.

VLC media player 2.0.7:

- New and updated language files.
- New compiler for Windows version, done by the MinGW-w64 project.

VLC media player 2.0.6:

- Important update that fixes some regressions of the 2.0.x branch of VLC.
- Introduces support for Matroska v4 files.
- Introduces an important number of fixes for MKV, Ogg, AVI, WMV, HTTPS and subtitles support. Fixes FLAC 6.1/7.1, ALAC, and Intel HD 2000/3000 GPU decoding on Windows are also present.
- New compiler for Windows version, done by the MinGW-w64 project.

VLC media player 2.0.5:

- Updates of Asturian, Bengali (India), Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, French, Galician, Scottish Gaelic, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Khmer, Malayalam, Polish, Slovak, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Brazilian Portuguese, Turkish, Thai translations.
- Initial translations for Welsh and Interlingua.
- Fixed bugs.

VLC Media Player 2.0.4:

- Improve playback synchronization with PulseAudio.
- Support for Opus decoding via libopus, including multi-channel files.
- Support MSS1 and MSS2 decoding through DMO libraries.
- Support Youtube live streams.
- Codec and other 3rd party library updates.
- Updates of Norwegian Bokmål, Korean, Slovak, Serbian, Russian, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Portuguese, Walloon, Turkish, Thai, Polish, Dutch, Khmer, Hindi, Japanese, Galician, Hebrew, German, Breton, Scottish Gaelic, Czech, Estonian translations.
- Initial translations for Bengali, Fula, Gujarati and Bosnian.
- Fixed bugs.

VLC Media Player 2.0.3:

- Updates for Breton, Czech, Dutch, Gaelic, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Icelandic, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Polish, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovenian, Thai, Turkish and Walloon.
- New translations to Uzbek and Marathi.
- Fix activation of Gaelic and Thai translations.
- Fix some HTTP request that broke some radio channels.
- Fix support for some flv files (notably joined).
- Fix a crash when opening ape files with ID3v1 tags.
- Fix Windows 8 interface style.

VLC Media Player 2.0.2:

- Video Output: XP machine will now use DirectX mode by default, like in previous versions.
- Video Output: More accurate colourspaces conversions for YUV->RGB in OpenGL.
- Video Output: Retina Displays.
- Access: Rework Digital TV module for Windows. DVB-T and DVB-C should work again.
- Access: Improve PulseAudio input latency.
- Access: IE http proxy is not used anymore by VLC on Win32.
- Access: Accept more extensions for DVD images.
- Access: Improvements in Blu-Ray playback.
- Security: Update taglib (CVE-2012-2396).
- Security: Update libavcodec and other codecs libraries.
- Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Walloon, Slovak, Polish, Khmer, Japanese, Italian, French, Czech, Belarusian, Breton, Greek, Spanish, Estonian, Irish, Galician, Hungarian, Japanese, Dutch, Telugu, Ukranian, Thai translations update.
- New Scottish Gaelic translation.
- Many other additions, changes and corrections.

VLC Media Player 2.0.1:

- Fixed Bugs.

VLC Media Player 2.0:

- Rewritten video output core and modules, allowing subpicture blending in GPU.
- Shader support in the OpenGL output, for colorspace conversion, including 10bits.
- New video outputs for Windows 7, Android, iOS and OS/2.
- New debanding, grain, denoising and anti-flickering filters.
- New resamplers for higher quality audio.
- Multi-threaded decoding for H.264, MPEG-4/Xvid and WebM.
- Support for 10bits codecs, WMV image and some other codecs.
- Rewritten support for images, including jpeg, png, xcf, bmp...
- Important changes in RealVideo and Real Format support.
- Experimental support for BluRay discs.
- Many other additions, changes and corrections.

VLC Media Player 1.1.11:

- Fixed Bugs.

VLC Media Player 1.1.10:

- Security update regarding an integer overflow in xspf demuxer.
- Rewrite of the pulseaudio audio output module.
- Update of libmodplug for security reasons.
- Major updates in most language translations.
- Removal of the font-cache re-building on the freetype module on Windows.
- Many miscellaneous fixes in decoders, demuxers and subtitles.
- 3rd party libraries updates.

VLC Media Player 1.1.9:

- Update of external library modplug, to address a security issue.
- Updates of Lithuanian, Estonian, Chinese, Japanese, Bengali, Dutch, Polish,German, Galician, Traditional Chinese translations.
- New Luganda Translation.
- Fixed bugs.

VLC Media Player 1.1.8:

- Oldrc interface is again the default RC interface.
- New libschroedinger-based Dirac codec encoder, faster than the current one.
- Subtitles auto-detection is back for .txt files.
- mp4 demuxer improvements.
- Vobsub support has an improved auto-detection.
- Update for Finnish, Galician, Dutch, Chinese, German, Japanese, Lithuanian, Slovak, French, Polish, Estonian, Brazillian Portuguese and Hebrew.
- New Iceland translation.

VLC Media Player 1.1.7:

- Update for Hebrew, Japanese, Danish and Russian translations.
- Fixed bugs.

VLC Media Player 1.1.6:

- Support for MPC SV7 and SV8.
- Faster VP8/Webm decoding with recent codecs libraries.
- Demuxers: Support for 24-bits PCM over RTP (audio/L24).
- Subtitles and renderer: Mark more freetype options as safe
- Update translations for Chinese, Nippon, Slovak, Estonian, Spanish, Galician, Swedish, Bulgarian, French, Bengalese, German, Slovak, Japanese, Dutch, Polish, Hungarian, Indonesian, Sinhala and Irish.
- Other additions, changes and corrections.

VLC Media Player 1.1.5:

- Access: support for RTP access for H264 streams by specifying the demux in the MRL.
- Services Discovery: integration in the playlist, of a list of web shows, provided by channels.com.
- Game Music Emu (GME) plugin rewritten, using the proper C API.
- Playback of live http .Webm streams.
- Update translations for Walloon, Lithuanian, Spanish, Turkish, Estonian, Dutch, Bengali, German, Polish, Brazillian Portuguese, Japanese, Italian, Galician,French and Ukrainian.
- Major update and activation on Windows of Modern Greek.
- New Asturian translation.
- Fixed bugs.

VLC Media Player 1.1.4:

- Update translations for Lithuanian, Bengali, Slovak, French, Dutch, Ukranian, Polish, Simplified Chinese, German and Galician.
- Fixed bugs.

VLC Media Player 1.1.3:

- Update translations for Dutch, Sinhala, Hebrew, Estonian, Spanish and Bengali.
- Update of many codecs libraries, fixing bugs and improving speed.
- Fixed bugs.

VLC Media Player 1.1.2:

- Youtube and other scripts updates.
- Fixed bugs.

VLC Media Player 1.1.1:

- Multiple libVLC improvements and fixes.
- DxVA2 decoding on ATI GPU, with Catalyst 10.7.
- Multiple fixes for interfaces.
- Various decoders and demuxers fixes.
- Updated translations.
- Various crashes and errors fixed.

VLC Media Player 1.1.0:

- Decoders: Support for 7.1 channels in vorbis audio.
- Demuxers: Metadata and cover art improvements.
- Interfaces: qt4 interface contains new iconview and listview mode for playlist.