[vlc-devel] [release] VLC media player 0.8.5

Antoine Cellerier dionoea at videolan.org
Sat May 6 21:56:02 CEST 2006

Dear VideoLAN users,

The VideoLAN team is happy to announce the release of VLC media player

Highlights of the new features and improvements:
 * MacIntel support
 * Statistic system
 * Linux DV input
 * Audio CD improvements (CDDB)
 * Many new and improved video filters
 * New AJAX HTTP interface
 * Drag'n Drop and VLM in windows/linux default interface
 * Winamp 2 skins support
 * Cook real audio codec
 * MSN and Growl "Now playing" plugins
 * XSPF playlist support
 * Mozilla plugin support on Mac OS X (PowerPC only)
 * New default skin
 * Loads of bugfixes.

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

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

Help concerning this new VLC version is available :
 * Documentation - http://www.videolan.org/doc/
 * The Forum - http://forum.videolan.org/
 * The Wiki Pages - http://wiki.videolan.org/
 * The User Mailing Lists - http://www.videolan.org/support/lists.html
 * IRC - #videolan on Freenode

Remember to reset your preferences if you experience problems after
upgrading from a previous version.

For the VideoLAN team,

Antoine Cellerier

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