[vlc-devel] [ANN] VLC 0.6.0 and libdvdcss 1.2.7

Alexis de Lattre alexis at via.ecp.fr
Mon Jun 23 15:33:02 CEST 2003

The VideoLAN team is happy to announce the release of VLC media player
0.6.0, code-named "Trevelyan", and libdvdcss 1.2.7.

******* VLC 0.6.0 *******

VLC media player 0.6.0 is a major release which features:

    - a new Video 4 Linux input (for webcams and acquisition cards),
    - a new CDDA input (for audio CDs
    - multicast IPv6 support under Windows and Mac OS X,
    - an early support for the Matroska container format,
    - support for Sorenson 3 (SVQ3 or Quicktime content) via ffmpeg,
    - support for QuickTime codecs under Mac OS X,
    - a new HTTP remote control interface,
    - improved wxWindows interface (now the default under Windows),
    - improved skinnable interface, with X11 support,
    - better SAP/SDP announcing support in IPv4 and IPv6
      (requires miniSAPserver 0.2.1),
    - a new stream output scheme (it is now possible to build a chain of
      stream outputs allowing for instance to stream and display some
      content at the same time),
    - transcoding support for the stream output,
    - as usual, many bug fixes !

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


Binary packages are already available for the following platforms:

    - Windows
    - Mac OS X
    - BeOS

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


Debian packages will be uploaded into 'sid' soon. RPM packages for RedHat
and packages for iPaq and Opie should be available soon. We are still
looking for a Mandrake RPM maintainer...

******* libdvdcss 1.2.7 *******

The new release of libdvdcss (version 1.2.7), the DVD decryption library
used by VLC and many other GPL media players, has key caching enabled
by default and some bugfixes. For a more complete list, read the release
notes or the ChangeLog of libdvdcss available on:


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