[videolan-announce] VLC 1.0.2

Rémi Denis-Courmont rem at videolan.org
Sat Oct 3 18:14:36 CEST 2009

	Hello every one,

The VideoLAN team has released version 1.0.2 of its VLC media player, 
including many bug fixes, a few security fixes, and a couple of enhancement 
(especially support for the WMA Professional codec). If you haven't done so 
already, we recommend you update as soon as possible.

N.B.: there is a bug in VLC 1.0.0 and 1.0.1 that might prevent automatic 
update on Windows and MacOS. If this happens to you, please download VLC 
manually from http://www.videolan.org/ The issue should be fixed in the 
forthcoming updates. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Detailed changes from 1.0.1 follow:

 * Native support for WMA Professional, without the use of the Win32 dlls
 * Fix issues in subtitles, especially SSA ones
 * Various fixes on theora and ogg

 * Various fixes for EPG support in MPEG-TS demuxer
 * Fixes for potential stack overflow in .avi, .mp4 and .asf demuxers

 * Fixes for v4l2 devices
 * Fixes for dvb-c channels-scanning

Qt Interface:
 * Fix some playlist sorting issues

Mac OS X Interface:
 * Fixed a crash when updating VLC
 * Fixed a crash related to QTKit when opening video files (10.6 only)
 * Added the ability to play 2nd media in sync to the primary item (input-
 * Added the "Quit after Playback" feature

Mac OS X Port:
 * The "Delete Preferences" script is now delivered as a Universal Binary
   with native code for PowerPC, Intel and Intel 64bit
 * Full 64bit runtime compatibility on both Mac OS X 10.5 and 10.6
   - no support for Goom and SDL
   - limited text rendering support
   - This port is still considered as EXPERIMENTAL despite its binary release.

 * MPEG2 transrate stream output removed
 * x264 default-values closer to x264.exe defaults.
 * x264 rc-behaviour fixes:
   - if user defines qp-value, CQP-mode is used
   - otherwise if user defines vb=0, CRF-mode is used
   - otherwise ABR-mode is used
 * x264 set vbv-bufsize/vbv-maxsize better if user hasn't defined these:
   - ABR mode set vbv-max-bitrate=bitrate
   - vbv-bufsize is bitrate * seconds between keyframes (keyint/fps)

 * Lua scripts for Mpora and Vimeo playback

Unix builds:
 * Various fixes to enable 1.0 to build on Solaris and OpenBSD

 * New Kazakh and Croatian translations
 * Lithunanian translation is available on Windows
 * Galician, Korean, Nepali, Vietnamese, Ukrainian, Brazilian, Arabic and
   French translation updates

Best regards,

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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