[ANN] VideoLAN Client 0.2.90

Christophe Massiot massiot at via.ecp.fr
Thu Oct 11 12:23:08 CEST 2001

Dear friends,

The VLC team is proud to announce a new major release, VLC 0.2.90. This
version features :

 * A new faster video decoder, based on walken's mpeg2dec ;
 * Altivec optimizations on PowerPC G4 processors (GNU/Linux and MacOS X) ;
 * A working MacOS X port, with encrypted DVD and overlay support ;
 * A network HTTP input, to read streams directly from a Web server ;
 * IP Multicast support.

And a lot of bug fixes and miscellaneous enhancements. You can view the
complete changelog at http://www.videolan.org/vlc/changelog.html.

You can download VLC 0.2.90 via HTTP or FTP :


Binary builds for architectures and distributions not yet available
are welcome and can be uploaded to our incoming directory:


We hope you enjoy this release.

For the VLC team,
Christophe Massiot.

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