[vlc-devel] VLC media player 1.0.4

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Thu Dec 10 19:20:35 CET 2009


The VideoLAN project is happy to announce the immediate source code release[1] 
of the latest stable version 1.0.4 of VLC media player[2]. This release mostly 
addresses bugs, especially on X11 (Linux, BSD, Solaris) platforms.

We recommend affected users and distributions upgrade as soon as possible.
The most important changes are noted below.

N.B.: There are currently no plans to ship binary releases for this version.

[1] http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-sources.html
[2] http://www.videolan.org/vlc/

Changes between 1.0.3 and 1.0.4:

Audio outputs:
 * Fix deadlocks in the audio output core
 * Make PulseAudio the default output if available

Video outputs:
 * Fix fullscreen mode with KDE 4.3.3 and other window managers
 * Fix incompatibility with cairo-dock and compositing

 * Fix DVB scanning regression from VLC 1.0.3
 * Support for XZ-compressed byte stream (LZMA algorithm)

 * Support for .m3u8 playlist files (UTF-8 M3U)

 * Support for xcb-keysyms version 0.3.4 or higher
 * Fix globalhotkeys on FreeBSD

Qt4 interface:
 * Fix opening V4L version 1 devices
 * Fix default destination ports in the streaming wizard

  * New Walloon translation
  * Swedish, Ukrainian, Japanes and French translation update

Best regards,

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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