[vlc-devel] [vlc-commits] Tag 3.0.0 : VLC media player 3.0.0 'WeatherWax'
thresh at videolan.org
Thu Feb 8 22:07:01 CET 2018
On Thu, Feb 08, 2018 at 03:59:08PM +0000, git at videolan.org wrote:
> [vlc/vlc-3.0] [branch: refs/tags/3.0.0]
> Tag: 5efed9875ba8b008bf1737d6da0095d7b782149e
> > http://git.videolan.org/gitweb.cgi/vlc/vlc-3.0.git?a=tag;h=5efed9875ba8b008bf1737d6da0095d7b782149e
> Tagger: Jean-Baptiste Kempf <jb at videolan.org>
> Date: Thu Feb 8 16:58:52 2018 +0100
> VLC media player 3.0.0 'WeatherWax'
> This is the first release of VLC 3.0 branch, named "WeatherWax",
> in reference to the Granny Witch from Discworld.
> WeatherWax is a major release changing a lot in the media engine of VLC.
> It is one of the largest release we've ever done.
> Notably, it:
> - activates hardware decoding on all platforms, of H.264 & H.265, 8 & 10bits,
> allowing 4K60 or even 8K decoding with little CPU consumption,
> - merges all the code from the mobile ports into the same codebase with
> common numbering and releases,
> - supports 360 video and 3D audio, and prepares for VR content,
> - supports direct HDR and HDR tone-mapping,
> - updates the audio passthrough for HD Audio codecs,
> - allows browsing of local network drives like SMB, FTP, SFTP, NFS...
> - stores the passwords securely,
> - brings a new subtitle rendering engine, supporting ComplexTextLayout
> and font fallback to support multiple languages and fonts,
> - supports ChromeCast with the new renderer framework,
> - adds support for numerous new formats and codecs, including WebVTT,
> AV1, TTML, HQX, 708, Cineform, and many more,
> - improves Bluray support with Java menus, aka BD-J,
> - updates the macOS interface with major cleaning and improvements,
> - support HiDPI UI on Windows, with the switch to Qt5,
> - prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and
> switches to OpenGL by default on Linux.
> And so many other things... See our NEWS file!
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