[vlc-devel] VLC media palyer 0.8.5-test2 beta release

Christophe Mutricy xtophe at videolan.org
Sun Apr 2 19:16:22 CEST 2006

Dear VideoLAN users,

The VideoLAN team is happy to announce the second beta version 
of VLC 0.8.5.

Highlights of the new features and improvements:
 * Statistic system
 * Linux DV input
 * Audio CD improvements (CDDB)
 * MacIntel support
 * Many new and improved video filters
 * New AJAX HTTP interface
 * wxWidgets improvements (Drag'n Drop, VLM)
 * Winamp 2 skin support
 * Cook real audio codec
 * MSN and Growl "Now playing" plugins
 * Loads of bugfixes.

You can get a complete list by reading the release notes:

Changes since 0.8.5-test1 include:
 * HTTP interface fixes + "Mosaic Wizard"
 * XSPF playlist support
 * Some more charset fixes
 * Experimental behaviour change for framedropping
 * Lots of bugfixes

Binary packages for Windows and MacOS X (ppc & x86) are available.
You can download those and the source code as well on:

Remember that this is a beta version. Please test it heavily and report
bugs. Known bugs are registered in the trac database:

This beta release forum thread is located here:

For the VideoLAN team,

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