Tuesday, January 25, 2011

VLC Media Player v1.1.6 Portable (paf)

VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols without external codec or program.
It can also be used as a server to stream in unicast or multicast in IPv4 or IPv6 on a high-bandwidth network.
VLC can play:
  • MPEG-1, MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 / DivX files from a hard disk, a CD-ROM drive, and so on
  • DVDs, VCDs, and Audio CDs
  • From satellite cards (DVB-S)
  • Several types of network streams: UDP/RTP Unicast, UDP/RTP Multicast, HTTP, RTSP, MMS, etc.
  • From acquisition or encoding cards (on GNU/Linux and Windows only)

What's new :
# Audio output:

* Multiple fixes and improvements on PulseAudio output PACKAGERS are VERY STRONGLY advised to update libpulse to 0.9.22. Update is required to use PulseAudio with the Phonon-VLC backend (KDE) and with the Mozilla VLC web browser plugin.

# Access:
* Fix the Audio CD crash when looking for CDDB metadata on Windows

# Decoders:
* Support for MPC SV7 and SV8 on Windows and Mac OS X (Unix was already working)
* Enabled FluidSynth MIDI playback plugin on Mac OS X
* Faster VP8/Webm decoding with recent codecs libraries

# Demuxers:
* Fix Buffer overflow in Real demuxer CVE-2010-3907 / VideoLAN-SA-1007
* Fix some asf/wmv seeking issues, notably when seek didn't go to a keyframe
* Support for 24-bits PCM over RTP (audio/L24)

# Subtitles and renderer:
* Do not auto-detect .txt files for subtitles
* Mark more freetype options as safe
* Mac OS X: fixed fontconfig cache creation
* Fix heap corruption in subtitle decoders, potentially exploitable, discovered by Harry Sintonen - sintonen at iki.fi

# Visualization:
* Fix projectM visualization for Linux in all locales
* Fix projectM visualization support for Windows
* Various projectM improvements: the module should be working now
* Fix goom crash on Windows XP and Mac OS X

# Interfaces:
* Qt4: fixes for media keys processing and MCE remotes
* Qt4: various fixes and portability improvements
* KDE: work-around open dialog first slow opening because of KMimeTypeRepository

# Miscellaneous fixes:
* KDE device solid actions
* XDG screensaver
* Transcode integer overflow
* HTTP Icy metadata reading
* Windows: revert to 1.1.4 performance timers

# Translations:
* Update translations for Chinese, Nippon, Slovak, Estonian, Spanish, Galician, Swedish, Bulgarian, French, Bengalese, German, Slovak, Japanese, Dutch, Polish, Hungarian, Indonesian, Sinhala and Irish

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