[vlc-devel] [ANN] VLC 0.6.1

Alexis de Lattre alexis at via.ecp.fr
Thu Jul 31 00:53:01 CEST 2003

The VideoLAN team is happy to announce the release of VLC media player
0.6.1. This new release features:

   - vorbis and mp3 audio support for the transcoding module
   - improved HTTP remote control interface
   - improved support for the Matroska container format
   - new subtitle module which uses freetype2 to render arbitrary
     fonts in any size
   - PS muxer can create MPEG-1 files now and produce streams
     with system headers
   - Windows fixes (DVD support, 5.1 audio for sblive/audigy and sound on NT4)
   - improved ALSA support on Linux
   - new GTK2 interface for the "Linux on PDA" distributions

For a more complete list, please see the full release notes:


Binary packages are already available for the following platforms:

    - Windows
    - Mac OS X

You can download the binary packages and the source code on:


We should soon have:

    - a BeOS package
    - Debian packages uploaded into Sid
    - Debian packages for Woody
    - RPM packages for RedHat
    - RPM packages for Mandrake
    - packages for familiar Linux and Opie

For the VideoLAN team,

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