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1version <next>
2- TechSmith Camtasia (TSCC) video decoder
d0a0bbd2 3- IBM Ultimotion (ULTI) video decoder
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4- Sierra Online audio file demuxer and decoder
5- Apple QuickDraw (qdrw) video decoder
b3bfb299 6- Creative ADPCM audio decoder
ad81a9fe 7- Electronic Arts Multimedia (WVE/UV2/etc.) file demuxer
ab711b3c 8- Miro VideoXL (VIXL) video decoder
b06b45c4 9- H.261 video encoder
acfd8f0f 10- QPEG video decoder
353147ed 11- Nullsoft Video (NSV) file demuxer
13dfd2b9 12- Shorten audio decoder
9c7fb608 13- LOCO video decoder
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15version 0.4.9-pre1:
16
4fa1c4fa 17- DV encoder, DV muxer
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18- Microsoft RLE video decoder
19- Microsoft Video-1 decoder
070ed1bc 20- Apple Animation (RLE) decoder
42cad81a 21- Apple Graphics (SMC) decoder
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22- Apple Video (RPZA) decoder
23- Cinepak decoder
24- Sega FILM (CPK) file demuxer
42cad81a 25- Westwood multimedia support (VQA & AUD files)
4120a53a 26- Id Quake II CIN playback support
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27- 8BPS video decoder
28- FLIC playback support
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29- RealVideo 2.0 (RV20) decoder
30- Duck TrueMotion v1 (DUCK) video decoder
da00f30e 31- Sierra VMD demuxer and video decoder
1defd2a8 32- MSZH and ZLIB decoder support
3b64893d 33- SVQ1 video encoder
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34- AMR-WB support
35- PPC optimisations
36- rate distortion optimal cbp support
37- rate distorted optimal ac prediction for mpeg4
38- rate distorted optimal lambda->qp support
39- AAC encoding with libfaac
40- Sunplus JPEG codec (SP5X) support
41- use lagrange multipler instead of qp for ratecontrol
42- theora/VP3 decoding support
43- XA and ADX ADPCM codecs
44- export mpeg2 active display area / pan scan
45- Add support for configuring with IBM XLC
46- floating point AAN DCT
47- initial support for zygovideo (not complete)
48- rgb ffv1 support
49- new audio/video parser API
50- av_log() system
51- av_read_frame() and av_seek_frame() support
52- missing last frame fixes
53- seek by mouse in ffplay
54- noise reduction of dct coefficients
55- h263 OBMC & 4MV support
56- h263 alternative inter vlc support
57- h263 loop filter
58- h263 slice structured mode
59- interlaced DCT support for MPEG2 encoding
60- stuffing to stay above min_bitrate
61- mb type & qp vissualization
62- frame stepping for ffplay
63- interlaced motion estimation
64- alternate scantable support
65- SVCD scan offset support
66- closed gop support
67- SSE2 fdct
68- quantizer noise shaping
69- G.726 ADPCM audio codec
70- MS ADPCM encoding
71- multithreaded/SMP motion estimation
72- multithreaded/SMP encoding for MPEG1/MPEG2/MPEG4/H263
73- multithreaded/SMP decoding for MPEG2
74- FLAC decoder
75- Metrowerks CodeWarrior suppport
76- h263+ custom pcf support
77- nicer output for 'ffmpeg -formats'
78- matroska demuxer
79- SGI image format, encoding and decoding
80- h264 loop filter support
81- h264 CABAC support
82- nicer looking arrows for the motion vector vissualization
83- improved VCD support
84- audio timestamp drift compensation
85- mpeg2 YUV 422/444 support
86- polyphase kaiser windowed sinc and blackman nuttall windowed sinc audio resample
87- better image scaling
88- h261 support
89- correctly interleave packets during encoding
90- VIS optimized motion compensation
91- intra_dc_precission>0 encoding support
92- support reuse of motion vectors/mb types/field select values of the source video
93- more accurate deblock filter
94- padding support
95- many optimizations and bugfixes
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97version 0.4.8:
98
99- MPEG2 video encoding (Michael)
d9d8910b 100- Id RoQ playback subsystem (Mike Melanson and Tim Ferguson)
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101- Wing Commander III Movie (.mve) file playback subsystem (Mike Melanson
102 and Mario Brito)
103- Xan DPCM audio decoder (Mario Brito)
186447f8 104- Interplay MVE playback subsystem (Mike Melanson)
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105- Duck DK3 and DK4 ADPCM audio decoders (Mike Melanson)
106
107version 0.4.7:
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109- RealAudio 1.0 (14_4) and 2.0 (28_8) native decoders. Author unknown, code from a mplayerhq
110 (originally from public domain player for Amiga at http://www.honeypot.net/audio)
82853318 111- Current version now also compiles with older GCC (Fabrice)
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112- 4X multimedia playback system including 4xm file demuxer (Mike
113 Melanson), and 4X video and audio codecs (Michael)
114- Creative YUV (CYUV) decoder (Mike Melanson)
115- FFV1 codec (our very simple lossless intra only codec, compresses much better
116 then huffyuv) (Michael)
117- ASV1 (Asus), H.264, Intel indeo3 codecs has been added (Various)
118- Tiny PNG encoder and decoder, tiny GIF decoder, PAM decoder (PPM with
119 alpha support), JPEG YUV colorspace support. (Fabrice Bellard)
120- ffplay has been replaced with a newer version which uses SDL (optionally)
121 for multi platform support (fabrice)
122- Sorenson Version 3 codec (SVQ3) support has been added (decoding only) - donated
123 by anonymous
124- AMR format has been added (Johannes Carlsson)
82853318 125- 3gp support has been added (Johannes Carlsson)
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126- VP3 codec has been added (Mike Melanson)
127- more MPEG-1/2 fixes
128- Better Multi platform support, MS Visual Studio fixes (various)
129- Altivec optimizations (Magnus Damn and others)
130- SH4 processor support has been added (BERO)
131- New public interfaces (avcodec_get_pix_fmt) (Roman Shaposhnick)
132- VOB Streaming support (Brian Foley)
133- Better MP3 Autodetection (Andriy Rysin)
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134- qpel encoding (Michael)
135- 4mv+b frames encoding finally fixed (Michael)
136- chroma ME (Michael)
137- 5 comparission functions for ME (Michael)
138- b frame encoding speedup (Michael)
e07702ba 139- wmv2 codec (unfinished - Michael)
d3d10087 140- user specified diamond size for EPZS (Michael)
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141- Playstation STR playback subsystem, still experimental (Mike and Michael)
142- ASV2 codec (Michael)
143- CLJR decoder (Alex)
d3d10087 144
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145.. And lots more new enhances and fixes.
146
d3d10087 147version 0.4.6:
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149- completely new integer only mpeg audio layer 1/2/3 decoder rewritten
150 from scratch.
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151- recoded dct and motion vector search with gcc (no longer depends on
152 nasm).
153- fix quantization bug in AC3 encoder.
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154- added PCM codecs and format. Corrected wav/avi/asf pcm issues.
155- added prototype ffplay program.
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156- added GOB header parsing on H.263/H.263+ decoder. (Juanjo)
157- bug fix on MCBPC tables of H.263. (Juanjo)
81401c1f 158- bug fix on DC coefficients of H.263. (Juanjo)
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159- added Advanced Prediction Mode on H.263/H.263+ decoder. (Juanjo)
160- now we can decode H.263 streams found on QuickTime files. (Juanjo)
161- now we can decode H.263 streams found on VIVO v1 files.(Juanjo)
162- preliminary RTP "friendly" mode for H.263/H.263+ coding. (Juanjo)
163- added GOB header for H.263/H.263+ coding on RTP mode. (Juanjo)
164- now H.263 picture size is returned on the first decoded frame. (Juanjo)
7f913a35 165- added first regression tests
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166- added MPEG2 TS demux
167- new demux API for libav
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168- more accurate and faster IDCT (Michael)
169- faster and entropy controlled motion search (Michael)
170- two pass video encoding (Michael)
171- new video rate control (Michael)
172- added MSMPEG4V1, MSMPEGV2 and WMV1 support (Michael)
173- great performance improvement of video encoders and decoders (Michael)
174- new and faster bit readers and vlc parsers (Michael)
175- high quality encoding mode : tries all macroblock/VLC types (Michael)
176- added DV video decoder
177- preliminary RTP/RTSP support in ffserver and libavformat
b963ee3b 178- H.263+ AIC decoding/encoding support. (Juanjo)
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179- VCD MPEG-PS mode. (Juanjo)
180- PSNR stuff. (Juanjo)
181- Simple stats output. (Juanjo)
a32072d0 182- 16-bit and 15-bit rgb/bgr/gbr support (Bisqwit)
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184version 0.4.5:
185
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186- some header fixes (Zdenek Kabelac &lt;kabi@informatics.muni.cz&gt;).
187- many MMX optimizations (Nick Kurshev &lt;nickols_k@mail.ru&gt;).
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188- added configure system (actually a small shell script).
189- added mpeg audio layer 1/2/3 decoding using LGPL'ed mpglib by
190 Michael Hipp (temporary solution - waiting for integer only
191 decoder).
192- fixed VIDIOCSYNC interrupt.
193- added Intel H263 decoding support ('I263' avi fourCC)
194- added Real Video 1.0 decoding (needs further testing).
195- simplified image formats again. Added PGM format (=grey
196 pgm). Renamed old PGM to PGMYUV.
197- fixed msmpeg4 slice issues (tell me if you still find problems).
198- fixed opendivx bugs with newer versions (added VOL header decoding).
199- added support for mplayer interface.
16fbebe1 200- added macroblock skip optimization.
0c1e384c 201- added MJPEG decoder.
16fbebe1 202- added mmx/mmxext idct from libmpeg2.
0c1e384c 203- added pgmyuvpipe, ppm, and ppm_pipe formats (original patch by Celer
e07702ba 204 &lt;celer@shell.scrypt.net&gt;).
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205- added pixel format convertion layer (e.g. for MJPEG or PPM).
206- added deinterlacing option.
4a8c7a7f 207- mpeg1/2 fixes.
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208- mpeg4 vol header fixes (Jonathan Marsden &lt;snmjbm@pacbell.net&gt;).
209- ARM optimizations (Lionel Ulmer &lt;lionel.ulmer@free.fr&gt;).
4a8c7a7f 210- Windows porting of file converter.
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211- added MJPEG raw format (input/ouput).
212- added JPEG image format support (input/output).
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213
214version 0.4.4:
215
216- fixed some std header definitions (Bjorn Lindgren
e07702ba 217 &lt;bjorn.e.lindgren@telia.com&gt;).
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218- added mpeg demux (mpeg 1 and 2 compatible).
219- added ASF demux.
220- added prototype RM demux.
221- added AC3 decoding (done with libac3 by Aaron Holtzman).
222- added decoding codec parameter guessing (.e.g. for mpeg, because the
223 header does not include them).
224- fixed header generation in mpeg1, AVI and ASF mux : wmplayer can now
225 play them (only tested video).
226- fixed h263 white bug.
227- fixed phase rounding in img resample filter.
228- add mmx code for polyphase img resample filter.
229- added CPU autodetect.
230- added generic title/author/copyright/comment string handling (ASF and RM use them).
231- added SWF demux to extract MP3 track (not usable yet because no MP3
232 decoder).
233- added fractional frame rate support.
234- codecs are no longer searched by read_header() (should fix ffserver
235 segfault).
236
237version 0.4.3:
238
e07702ba 239- BGR24 patch (initial patch by Jeroen Vreeken &lt;pe1rxq@amsat.org&gt;).
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240- fixed raw yuv output.
241- added motion rounding support in MPEG4.
242- fixed motion bug rounding in MSMPEG4.
243- added B frame handling in video core.
244- added full MPEG1 decoding support.
245- added partial (frame only) MPEG2 support.
246- changed the FOURCC code for H.263 to "U263" to be able to see the
247+AVI/H.263 file with the UB Video H.263+ decoder. MPlayer works with
248this +codec ;) (JuanJo).
249- Halfpel motion estimation after mb type selection (JuanJo).
250- added pgm and .Y.U.V output format.
251- suppressed 'img:' protocol. Simply use: /tmp/test%d.[pgm|Y] as input or
252 output.
253- added pgmpipe I/O format (original patch from Martin Aumueller
e07702ba 254 &lt;lists@reserv.at&gt;, but changed completely since we use a format
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255 instead of a protocol).
256
257version 0.4.2:
258
259- added H263/MPEG4/MSMPEG4 decoding support. MPEG4 decoding support
260 (for openDIVX) is almost complete: 8x8 MVs and rounding are
261 missing. MSMPEG4 support is complete.
262- added prototype MPEG1 decoder. Only I and P frames handled yet (it
263 can decode ffmpeg mpegs :-)).
264- added libavcodec API documentation (see apiexample.c).
265- fixed image polyphase bug (the bottom of some images could be
266 greenish).
267- added support for non clipped motion vectors (decoding only)
268 and image sizes non multiple of 16.
269- added support for AC prediction (decoding only).
270- added file overwrite confirmation (can be disabled with -y).
271- Added custom size picture to H.263 using H.263+ (Juanjo).
272
273version 0.4.1:
274
275- added MSMPEG4 (aka DIVX) compatible encoder. Changed default codec
276 of avi and asf to DIV3.
277- added -me option to set motion estimation method
278 (default=log). suppressed redundant -hq option.
279- added options -acodec and -vcodec to force a given codec (useful for
280 AVI for example).
281- fixed -an option.
282- improved dct_quantize speed.
283- factorized some motion estimation code.
284
285version 0.4.0:
286
287- removing grab code from ffserver and moved it to ffmpeg. Added multi
288 stream support to ffmpeg.
289- added timeshifting support for live feeds (option ?date=xxx in the
290 URL).
291- added high quality image resize code with polyphase filter (need
292 mmx/see optimisation). Enable multiple image size support in ffserver.
293- added multi live feed support in ffserver.
294- suppressed master feature from ffserver (it should be done with an
295 external program which opens the .ffm url and writes it to another
296 ffserver).
297- added preliminary support for video stream parsing (wav and avi half
298 done). Added proper support for audio/video file convertion in
299 ffmpeg.
300- added preliminary support for video file sending from ffserver.
301- redesigning I/O subsystem : now using URL based input and output
302 (see avio.h).
303- added wav format support.
304- added "tty user interface" to ffmpeg to stop grabbing gracefully.
305- added MMX/SSE optimizations to SAD (Sums of Absolutes Diferences)
e07702ba 306 (Juan J. Sierralta P. a.k.a. "Juanjo" &lt;juanjo@atmlab.utfsm.cl&gt;).
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307- added MMX DCT from mpeg2_movie 1.5 (Juanjo).
308- added new motion estimation algorithms, log and phods (Juanjo).
309- changed directories : libav for format handling, libavcodec for
310 codecs.
311
312version 0.3.4:
313
314- added stereo in mpeg audio encoder.
315
316version 0.3.3:
317
318- added 'high quality' mode which use motion vectors. It can be used in
319 real time at low resolution.
320- fixed rounding problems which caused quality problems at high
321 bitrates and large gop size.
322
323version 0.3.2: small fixes
324
325- asf fixes
326- put_seek bug fix
327
328version 0.3.1: added avi/divx support
329
330- added avi support
331- added mpeg4 codec compatible with open divx. It is based on the h263
332 codec.
333- added sound for flash format (not tested)
334
335version 0.3: initial public release