[vlc-devel] Release: VLC media player 0.8.6

Derk-Jan Hartman hartman at videolan.org
Sun Dec 10 15:22:32 CET 2006

Dear VideoLAN users,

Building on feedback from the 29 million downloads of VLC media  
player 0.8.5, we bring you version 0.8.6 with many bugfixes, as well  
as a couple of new features we think you will truly enjoy.

Highlights of the new features and improvements:
  * Support for Windows Media Video 9 and VC-1
  * Support for VP5/VP6 and Flash video
  * Support for TTA and WavPack Lossless audio
  * Much improved H.264 support
  * Preliminary DVR-ms, MXF support
  * Shoutcast TV support
  * Windows unicode fixes	
  * Apple Remote support
  * Apple Fullscreen controller
  * Universal Binary

For a complete list, please have a look at the release notes:

You can download VLC from here:

Packages are already available for Windows and Mac OS X.
Other binary packages (Debian Packages, SuSE and Fedora Core RPM,  
BeOS) should follow soon.
Remember to reset your preferences if you experience problems after  
upgrading from a previous version.

The VideoLAN Team

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