Introduce libavdevice
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9d53d58e 1version <next>
c721d803 2- The "device" muxers and demuxers are now in a new libavdevice library
06ab9cff 3- DV50 AKA DVCPRO50 encoder, decoder, muxer and demuxer
9d53d58e 4- TechSmith Camtasia (TSCC) video decoder
d0a0bbd2 5- IBM Ultimotion (ULTI) video decoder
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6- Sierra Online audio file demuxer and decoder
7- Apple QuickDraw (qdrw) video decoder
22052247 8- Creative ADPCM audio decoder (16 bits as well as 8 bits schemes)
ad81a9fe 9- Electronic Arts Multimedia (WVE/UV2/etc.) file demuxer
ab711b3c 10- Miro VideoXL (VIXL) video decoder
b06b45c4 11- H.261 video encoder
acfd8f0f 12- QPEG video decoder
353147ed 13- Nullsoft Video (NSV) file demuxer
13dfd2b9 14- Shorten audio decoder
9c7fb608 15- LOCO video decoder
115329f1 16- Apple Lossless Audio Codec (ALAC) decoder
a8a15e9d 17- Winnov WNV1 video decoder
589f8220 18- Autodesk Animator Studio Codec (AASC) decoder
bfaad39f 19- Indeo 2 video decoder
b81f8949 20- Fraps FPS1 video decoder
e0db8cfb 21- Snow video encoder/decoder
af4ca324 22- Sonic audio encoder/decoder
a3cad047 23- Vorbis audio encoder/decoder
af4ca324 24- Macromedia ADPCM decoder
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25- Duck TrueMotion 2 video decoder
26- support for decoding FLX and DTA extensions in FLIC files
b2909f1a 27- H.264 custom quantization matrices support
a8289180 28- ffserver fixed, it should now be usable again
8d1018bf 29- QDM2 audio decoder
8a2d410e 30- Real Cooker audio decoder
bf3027c8 31- TrueSpeech audio decoder
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32- WMA2 audio decoder fixed, now all files should play correctly
33- RealAudio 14.4 and 28.8 decoders fixed
26d6d032 34- JPEG-LS encoder and decoder
45e63d13 35- CamStudio video decoder
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36- build system improvements
37- tabs and trailing whitespace removed from the codebase
f11288da 38- AIFF/AIFF-C audio format, encoding and decoding
4accd1fd 39- ADTS AAC file reading and writing
ea395e8c 40- Creative VOC file reading and writing
4e114829 41- American Laser Games multimedia (*.mm) playback system
f48d6e1b 42- Zip Blocks Motion Video decoder and encoder
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43- Improved Theora/VP3 decoder
44- True Audio (TTA) decoder
26376701 45- AVS demuxer and video decoder
348efc18 46- Smacker demuxer and decoder
dfca23e3 47- NuppelVideo/MythTV demuxer and RTjpeg decoder
fd7b1991 48- KMVC decoder
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49- MPEG-2 intra vlc support
50- MPEG-2 4:2:2 encoder
0919e788 51- Flash Screen Video decoder
cc0bc648 52- GXF demuxer
6a09487e 53- Chinese AVS decoder
43dcf590 54- GXF muxer
07bf2af8 55- MXF demuxer
b394e39a 56- VC-1/WMV3/WMV9 video decoder
0ccd1bb5 57- MacIntel support
8ac17293 58- AVISynth support
eb57c889 59- VMware video decoder
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60- VP5 video decoder
61- VP6 video decoder
730581f3 62- WavPack lossless audio decoder
3689cf16 63- Targa (.TGA) picture decoder
dc56e0de 64- Delphine Software .cin demuxer/audio and video decoder
29f86228 65- Tiertex .seq demuxer/video decoder
f7bc5837 66- MTV demuxer
716222db 67- TIFF picture encoder and decoder
06d392a7 68- GIF picture decoder
84ed36da 69- Intel Music decoder
185c7b6b 70- Musepack decoder
8adc51f2 71- Flash Screen Video encoder
150d2772 72- Theora encoding via libtheora
52548eee 73- BMP encoder
039cd4a7 74- WMA encoder
346a655d 75- GSM-MS encoder and decoder
01ca9ac3 76- DCA decoder
33a0dd37 77- DXA demuxer and decoder
52b6bad2 78- DNxHD decoder
efb0c399 79- Gamecube movie (.THP) playback system
a5fbe001 80- Blackfin optimizations
9a0ddd09 81- Interplay C93 demuxer and video decoder
1e6c6759 82- Bethsoft VID demuxer and video decoder
8e952e4d 83- CRYO APC demuxer
10e26bc7 84- Atrac3 decoder
b46d68c6 85- V.Flash PTX decoder
9020e697 86- RoQ muxer, audio encoder
ad39f1a7 87- Renderware TXD demuxer and decoder
4d5588cf 88- extern C declarations for C++ removed from headers
82e60541 89- sws_flags command line option
ddcf4b5d 90- codebook generator
03e3e765 91- RoQ video encoder
d3b7406c 92- QTRLE encoder
7c37e504 93- OS/2 support removed
6ea67bbb 94- AC-3 decoder
717c4eb0 95- NUT muxer (since r10052)
e09f7d61 96- Matroska muxer
13a579fc 97- Slice-based parallel H.264 decoding
bf4a1f17 98- Monkey's Audio demuxer and decoder
7b933617 99- additional SPARC (VIS) optimizations
8787d837 100- AMV audio and video decoder
fc4cbc16 101- DNxHD encoder
d6c52130 102- H.264 PAFF decoding
636b13c5 103- Nellymoser ASAO decoder
66f7679c 104- Beam Software SIFF demuxer and decoder
f9def9cc 105- libvorbis Vorbis decoding removed in favor of native decoder
671028e0 106- IntraX8 (J-Frame) sub-decoder for WMV2 and VC-1
5118cae6 107- OGG muxer
9d53d58e 108
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109version 0.4.9-pre1:
110
4fa1c4fa 111- DV encoder, DV muxer
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112- Microsoft RLE video decoder
113- Microsoft Video-1 decoder
070ed1bc 114- Apple Animation (RLE) decoder
42cad81a 115- Apple Graphics (SMC) decoder
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116- Apple Video (RPZA) decoder
117- Cinepak decoder
118- Sega FILM (CPK) file demuxer
42cad81a 119- Westwood multimedia support (VQA & AUD files)
4120a53a 120- Id Quake II CIN playback support
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121- 8BPS video decoder
122- FLIC playback support
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123- RealVideo 2.0 (RV20) decoder
124- Duck TrueMotion v1 (DUCK) video decoder
da00f30e 125- Sierra VMD demuxer and video decoder
1defd2a8 126- MSZH and ZLIB decoder support
3b64893d 127- SVQ1 video encoder
1defd2a8 128- AMR-WB support
e0db8cfb 129- PPC optimizations
1defd2a8 130- rate distortion optimal cbp support
e0db8cfb 131- rate distorted optimal ac prediction for MPEG-4
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132- rate distorted optimal lambda->qp support
133- AAC encoding with libfaac
134- Sunplus JPEG codec (SP5X) support
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135- use Lagrange multipler instead of QP for ratecontrol
136- Theora/VP3 decoding support
1defd2a8 137- XA and ADX ADPCM codecs
e0db8cfb 138- export MPEG-2 active display area / pan scan
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139- Add support for configuring with IBM XLC
140- floating point AAN DCT
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141- initial support for zygo video (not complete)
142- RGB ffv1 support
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143- new audio/video parser API
144- av_log() system
145- av_read_frame() and av_seek_frame() support
146- missing last frame fixes
147- seek by mouse in ffplay
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148- noise reduction of DCT coefficients
149- H.263 OBMC & 4MV support
150- H.263 alternative inter vlc support
151- H.263 loop filter
152- H.263 slice structured mode
153- interlaced DCT support for MPEG-2 encoding
1defd2a8 154- stuffing to stay above min_bitrate
e0db8cfb 155- MB type & QP visualization
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156- frame stepping for ffplay
157- interlaced motion estimation
158- alternate scantable support
159- SVCD scan offset support
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160- closed GOP support
161- SSE2 FDCT
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162- quantizer noise shaping
163- G.726 ADPCM audio codec
164- MS ADPCM encoding
165- multithreaded/SMP motion estimation
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166- multithreaded/SMP encoding for MPEG-1/MPEG-2/MPEG-4/H.263
167- multithreaded/SMP decoding for MPEG-2
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168- FLAC decoder
169- Metrowerks CodeWarrior suppport
e0db8cfb 170- H.263+ custom pcf support
1defd2a8 171- nicer output for 'ffmpeg -formats'
e0db8cfb 172- Matroska demuxer
1defd2a8 173- SGI image format, encoding and decoding
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174- H.264 loop filter support
175- H.264 CABAC support
f073a393 176- nicer looking arrows for the motion vector visualization
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177- improved VCD support
178- audio timestamp drift compensation
e0db8cfb 179- MPEG-2 YUV 422/444 support
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180- polyphase kaiser windowed sinc and blackman nuttall windowed sinc audio resample
181- better image scaling
e0db8cfb 182- H.261 support
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183- correctly interleave packets during encoding
184- VIS optimized motion compensation
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185- intra_dc_precision>0 encoding support
186- support reuse of motion vectors/MB types/field select values of the source video
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187- more accurate deblock filter
188- padding support
189- many optimizations and bugfixes
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191version 0.4.8:
192
e0db8cfb 193- MPEG-2 video encoding (Michael)
d9d8910b 194- Id RoQ playback subsystem (Mike Melanson and Tim Ferguson)
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195- Wing Commander III Movie (.mve) file playback subsystem (Mike Melanson
196 and Mario Brito)
197- Xan DPCM audio decoder (Mario Brito)
186447f8 198- Interplay MVE playback subsystem (Mike Melanson)
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199- Duck DK3 and DK4 ADPCM audio decoders (Mike Melanson)
200
201version 0.4.7:
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e0db8cfb 203- RealAudio 1.0 (14_4) and 2.0 (28_8) native decoders. Author unknown, code from mplayerhq
124ba583 204 (originally from public domain player for Amiga at http://www.honeypot.net/audio)
e0db8cfb 205- current version now also compiles with older GCC (Fabrice)
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206- 4X multimedia playback system including 4xm file demuxer (Mike
207 Melanson), and 4X video and audio codecs (Michael)
208- Creative YUV (CYUV) decoder (Mike Melanson)
209- FFV1 codec (our very simple lossless intra only codec, compresses much better
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210 than HuffYUV) (Michael)
211- ASV1 (Asus), H.264, Intel indeo3 codecs have been added (various)
212- tiny PNG encoder and decoder, tiny GIF decoder, PAM decoder (PPM with
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213 alpha support), JPEG YUV colorspace support. (Fabrice Bellard)
214- ffplay has been replaced with a newer version which uses SDL (optionally)
e0db8cfb 215 for multiplatform support (Fabrice)
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216- Sorenson Version 3 codec (SVQ3) support has been added (decoding only) - donated
217 by anonymous
218- AMR format has been added (Johannes Carlsson)
e0db8cfb 219- 3GP support has been added (Johannes Carlsson)
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220- VP3 codec has been added (Mike Melanson)
221- more MPEG-1/2 fixes
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222- better multiplatform support, MS Visual Studio fixes (various)
223- AltiVec optimizations (Magnus Damn and others)
e07702ba 224- SH4 processor support has been added (BERO)
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225- new public interfaces (avcodec_get_pix_fmt) (Roman Shaposhnick)
226- VOB streaming support (Brian Foley)
227- better MP3 autodetection (Andriy Rysin)
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228- qpel encoding (Michael)
229- 4mv+b frames encoding finally fixed (Michael)
230- chroma ME (Michael)
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231- 5 comparison functions for ME (Michael)
232- B-frame encoding speedup (Michael)
233- WMV2 codec (unfinished - Michael)
d3d10087 234- user specified diamond size for EPZS (Michael)
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235- Playstation STR playback subsystem, still experimental (Mike and Michael)
236- ASV2 codec (Michael)
237- CLJR decoder (Alex)
d3d10087 238
e0db8cfb 239.. And lots more new enhancements and fixes.
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d3d10087 241version 0.4.6:
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243- completely new integer only MPEG audio layer 1/2/3 decoder rewritten
244 from scratch
245- Recoded DCT and motion vector search with gcc (no longer depends on nasm)
246- fix quantization bug in AC3 encoder
247- added PCM codecs and format. Corrected WAV/AVI/ASF PCM issues
248- added prototype ffplay program
249- added GOB header parsing on H.263/H.263+ decoder (Juanjo)
250- bug fix on MCBPC tables of H.263 (Juanjo)
251- bug fix on DC coefficients of H.263 (Juanjo)
252- added Advanced Prediction Mode on H.263/H.263+ decoder (Juanjo)
253- now we can decode H.263 streams found in QuickTime files (Juanjo)
254- now we can decode H.263 streams found in VIVO v1 files(Juanjo)
644d98a4 255- preliminary RTP "friendly" mode for H.263/H.263+ coding. (Juanjo)
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256- added GOB header for H.263/H.263+ coding on RTP mode (Juanjo)
257- now H.263 picture size is returned on the first decoded frame (Juanjo)
7f913a35 258- added first regression tests
e0db8cfb 259- added MPEG-2 TS demuxer
a31e01c5 260- new demux API for libav
6d291820 261- more accurate and faster IDCT (Michael)
e0db8cfb 262- faster and entropy-controlled motion search (Michael)
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263- two pass video encoding (Michael)
264- new video rate control (Michael)
265- added MSMPEG4V1, MSMPEGV2 and WMV1 support (Michael)
266- great performance improvement of video encoders and decoders (Michael)
267- new and faster bit readers and vlc parsers (Michael)
e0db8cfb 268- high quality encoding mode: tries all macroblock/VLC types (Michael)
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269- added DV video decoder
270- preliminary RTP/RTSP support in ffserver and libavformat
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271- H.263+ AIC decoding/encoding support (Juanjo)
272- VCD MPEG-PS mode (Juanjo)
273- PSNR stuff (Juanjo)
274- simple stats output (Juanjo)
275- 16-bit and 15-bit RGB/BGR/GBR support (Bisqwit)
739d6efa 276
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277version 0.4.5:
278
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279- some header fixes (Zdenek Kabelac <kabi at informatics.muni.cz>)
280- many MMX optimizations (Nick Kurshev <nickols_k at mail.ru>)
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281- added configure system (actually a small shell script)
282- added MPEG audio layer 1/2/3 decoding using LGPL'ed mpglib by
de6d9b64 283 Michael Hipp (temporary solution - waiting for integer only
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284 decoder)
285- fixed VIDIOCSYNC interrupt
286- added Intel H.263 decoding support ('I263' AVI fourCC)
287- added Real Video 1.0 decoding (needs further testing)
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288- simplified image formats again. Added PGM format (=grey
289 pgm). Renamed old PGM to PGMYUV.
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290- fixed msmpeg4 slice issues (tell me if you still find problems)
291- fixed OpenDivX bugs with newer versions (added VOL header decoding)
292- added support for MPlayer interface
293- added macroblock skip optimization
294- added MJPEG decoder
295- added mmx/mmxext IDCT from libmpeg2
0c1e384c 296- added pgmyuvpipe, ppm, and ppm_pipe formats (original patch by Celer
dd5cf2ad 297 <celer at shell.scrypt.net>)
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298- added pixel format conversion layer (e.g. for MJPEG or PPM)
299- added deinterlacing option
300- MPEG-1/2 fixes
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301- MPEG-4 vol header fixes (Jonathan Marsden <snmjbm at pacbell.net>)
302- ARM optimizations (Lionel Ulmer <lionel.ulmer at free.fr>).
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303- Windows porting of file converter
304- added MJPEG raw format (input/ouput)
305- added JPEG image format support (input/output)
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306
307version 0.4.4:
308
309- fixed some std header definitions (Bjorn Lindgren
dd5cf2ad 310 <bjorn.e.lindgren at telia.com>).
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311- added MPEG demuxer (MPEG-1 and 2 compatible).
312- added ASF demuxer
313- added prototype RM demuxer
314- added AC3 decoding (done with libac3 by Aaron Holtzman)
315- added decoding codec parameter guessing (.e.g. for MPEG, because the
316 header does not include them)
317- fixed header generation in MPEG-1, AVI and ASF muxer: wmplayer can now
318 play them (only tested video)
319- fixed H.263 white bug
320- fixed phase rounding in img resample filter
321- add MMX code for polyphase img resample filter
322- added CPU autodetection
323- added generic title/author/copyright/comment string handling (ASF and RM
324 use them)
de6d9b64 325- added SWF demux to extract MP3 track (not usable yet because no MP3
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326 decoder)
327- added fractional frame rate support
de6d9b64 328- codecs are no longer searched by read_header() (should fix ffserver
e0db8cfb 329 segfault)
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330
331version 0.4.3:
332
dd5cf2ad 333- BGR24 patch (initial patch by Jeroen Vreeken <pe1rxq at amsat.org>)
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334- fixed raw yuv output
335- added motion rounding support in MPEG-4
336- fixed motion bug rounding in MSMPEG4
337- added B-frame handling in video core
338- added full MPEG-1 decoding support
339- added partial (frame only) MPEG-2 support
de6d9b64 340- changed the FOURCC code for H.263 to "U263" to be able to see the
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341 +AVI/H.263 file with the UB Video H.263+ decoder. MPlayer works with
342 this +codec ;) (JuanJo).
343- Halfpel motion estimation after MB type selection (JuanJo)
344- added pgm and .Y.U.V output format
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345- suppressed 'img:' protocol. Simply use: /tmp/test%d.[pgm|Y] as input or
346 output.
347- added pgmpipe I/O format (original patch from Martin Aumueller
dd5cf2ad 348 <lists at reserv.at>, but changed completely since we use a format
e0db8cfb 349 instead of a protocol)
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351version 0.4.2:
352
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353- added H.263/MPEG-4/MSMPEG4 decoding support. MPEG-4 decoding support
354 (for OpenDivX) is almost complete: 8x8 MVs and rounding are
de6d9b64 355 missing. MSMPEG4 support is complete.
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356- added prototype MPEG-1 decoder. Only I- and P-frames handled yet (it
357 can decode ffmpeg MPEGs :-)).
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358- added libavcodec API documentation (see apiexample.c).
359- fixed image polyphase bug (the bottom of some images could be
e0db8cfb 360 greenish)
de6d9b64 361- added support for non clipped motion vectors (decoding only)
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362 and image sizes non-multiple of 16
363- added support for AC prediction (decoding only)
364- added file overwrite confirmation (can be disabled with -y)
365- added custom size picture to H.263 using H.263+ (Juanjo)
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366
367version 0.4.1:
368
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369- added MSMPEG4 (aka DivX) compatible encoder. Changed default codec
370 of AVI and ASF to DIV3.
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371- added -me option to set motion estimation method
372 (default=log). suppressed redundant -hq option.
373- added options -acodec and -vcodec to force a given codec (useful for
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374 AVI for example)
375- fixed -an option
376- improved dct_quantize speed
377- factorized some motion estimation code
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379version 0.4.0:
380
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381- removing grab code from ffserver and moved it to ffmpeg. Added
382 multistream support to ffmpeg.
de6d9b64 383- added timeshifting support for live feeds (option ?date=xxx in the
e0db8cfb 384 URL)
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385- added high quality image resize code with polyphase filter (need
386 mmx/see optimisation). Enable multiple image size support in ffserver.
e0db8cfb 387- added multi live feed support in ffserver
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388- suppressed master feature from ffserver (it should be done with an
389 external program which opens the .ffm url and writes it to another
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390 ffserver)
391- added preliminary support for video stream parsing (WAV and AVI half
392 done). Added proper support for audio/video file conversion in
de6d9b64 393 ffmpeg.
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394- added preliminary support for video file sending from ffserver
395- redesigning I/O subsystem: now using URL based input and output
396 (see avio.h)
397- added WAV format support
398- added "tty user interface" to ffmpeg to stop grabbing gracefully
399- added MMX/SSE optimizations to SAD (Sums of Absolutes Differences)
dd5cf2ad 400 (Juan J. Sierralta P. a.k.a. "Juanjo" <juanjo at atmlab.utfsm.cl>)
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401- added MMX DCT from mpeg2_movie 1.5 (Juanjo)
402- added new motion estimation algorithms, log and phods (Juanjo)
403- changed directories: libav for format handling, libavcodec for
404 codecs
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406version 0.3.4:
407
e0db8cfb 408- added stereo in MPEG audio encoder
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410version 0.3.3:
411
412- added 'high quality' mode which use motion vectors. It can be used in
413 real time at low resolution.
414- fixed rounding problems which caused quality problems at high
e0db8cfb 415 bitrates and large GOP size
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417version 0.3.2: small fixes
418
e0db8cfb 419- ASF fixes
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420- put_seek bug fix
421
422version 0.3.1: added avi/divx support
423
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424- added AVI support
425- added MPEG-4 codec compatible with OpenDivX. It is based on the H.263 codec
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426- added sound for flash format (not tested)
427
428version 0.3: initial public release