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1Never assume the API of libav* to be stable unless at least 1 month has passed
2since the last major version increase.
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06d19718 4The last version increases were:
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5libavcodec: 2011-04-18
6libavdevice: 2011-04-18
7libavfilter: 2011-04-18
8libavformat: 2011-04-18
9libpostproc: 2011-04-18
dea22a1a 10libswscale: 2011-06-20
53f7628d 11libavutil: 2011-04-18
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14API changes, most recent first:
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162011-07-xx - xxxxxxx - lavf 53.3.0
17 Add avformat_find_stream_info(), deprecate av_find_stream_info().
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192011-07-xx - xxxxxxx - lavc 53.6.0
20 Add avcodec_open2(), deprecate avcodec_open().
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222011-06-xx - xxxxxxx - lavu 51.8.0 - attributes.h
23 Add av_printf_format().
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252011-06-xx - xxxxxxx - lavf 53.2.0 - avformat.h
26 Add avformat_open_input and avformat_write_header().
27 Deprecate av_open_input_stream, av_open_input_file,
28 AVFormatParameters and av_write_header.
29
302011-06-xx - xxxxxxx - lavu 51.7.0 - opt.h
31 Add av_opt_set_dict() and av_opt_find().
32 Deprecate av_find_opt().
33 Add AV_DICT_APPEND flag.
34
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352011-06-xx - xxxxxxx - lavu 51.6.0 - opt.h
36 Add av_opt_flag_is_set().
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382011-06-xx - xxxxxxx - lavu 51.5.0 - AVMetadata
39 Move AVMetadata from lavf to lavu and rename it to
40 AVDictionary -- new installed header dict.h.
41 All av_metadata_* functions renamed to av_dict_*.
42
1397ac0a 432011-06-07 - a6703fa - lavu 51.4.0 - av_get_bytes_per_sample()
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44 Add av_get_bytes_per_sample() in libavutil/samplefmt.h.
45 Deprecate av_get_bits_per_sample_fmt().
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472011-06-xx - xxxxxxx - lavu 51.3.0 - opt.h
48 Add av_opt_free convenience function.
49
04de5bf5 502011-05-28 - 0420bd7 - lavu 51.2.0 - pixdesc.h
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51 Add av_get_pix_fmt_name() in libavutil/pixdesc.h, and deprecate
52 avcodec_get_pix_fmt_name() in libavcodec/avcodec.h in its favor.
53
19a686b8 542011-05-25 - 30315a8 - lavf 53.1.0 - avformat.h
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55 Add fps_probe_size to AVFormatContext.
56
41e21e4d 572011-05-18 - 64150ff - lavc 53.4.0 - AVCodecContext.request_sample_fmt
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58 Add request_sample_fmt field to AVCodecContext.
59
36dc49b7 602011-05-10 - 188dea1 - lavc 53.3.0 - avcodec.h
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61 Deprecate AVLPCType and the following fields in
62 AVCodecContext: lpc_coeff_precision, prediction_order_method,
63 min_partition_order, max_partition_order, lpc_type, lpc_passes.
64 Corresponding FLAC encoder options should be used instead.
65
36dc49b7 662011-04-26 - bebe72f - lavu 51.1.0 - avutil.h
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67 Add AVPictureType enum and av_get_picture_type_char(), deprecate
68 FF_*_TYPE defines and av_get_pict_type_char() defined in
69 libavcodec/avcodec.h.
70
36dc49b7 712011-04-26 - 10d3940 - lavfi 2.3.0 - avfilter.h
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72 Add pict_type and key_frame fields to AVFilterBufferRefVideo.
73
36dc49b7 742011-04-26 - 7a11c82 - lavfi 2.2.0 - vsrc_buffer
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75 Add sample_aspect_ratio fields to vsrc_buffer arguments
76
b4a53314 772011-04-21 - 94f7451 - lavc 53.1.0 - avcodec.h
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78 Add CODEC_CAP_SLICE_THREADS for codecs supporting sliced threading.
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802011-04-15 - lavc 52.120.0 - avcodec.h
81 AVPacket structure got additional members for passing side information:
82 4de339e introduce side information for AVPacket
83 2d8591c make containers pass palette change in AVPacket
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852011-04-12 - lavf 52.107.0 - avio.h
86 Avio cleanup, part II - deprecate the entire URLContext API:
87 175389c add avio_check as a replacement for url_exist
88 ff1ec0c add avio_pause and avio_seek_time as replacements
89 for _av_url_read_fseek/fpause
90 cdc6a87 deprecate av_protocol_next(), avio_enum_protocols
91 should be used instead.
92 80c6e23 rename url_set_interrupt_cb->avio_set_interrupt_cb.
93 f87b1b3 rename open flags: URL_* -> AVIO_*
94 f8270bb add avio_enum_protocols.
95 5593f03 deprecate URLProtocol.
96 c486dad deprecate URLContext.
97 026e175 deprecate the typedef for URLInterruptCB
98 8e76a19 deprecate av_register_protocol2.
99 b840484 deprecate URL_PROTOCOL_FLAG_NESTED_SCHEME
100 1305d93 deprecate av_url_read_seek
101 fa104e1 deprecate av_url_read_pause
102 727c7aa deprecate url_get_filename().
103 5958df3 deprecate url_max_packet_size().
104 1869ea0 deprecate url_get_file_handle().
105 32a97d4 deprecate url_filesize().
106 e52a914 deprecate url_close().
107 58a48c6 deprecate url_seek().
108 925e908 deprecate url_write().
109 dce3756 deprecate url_read_complete().
110 bc371ac deprecate url_read().
111 0589da0 deprecate url_open().
112 62eaaea deprecate url_connect.
113 5652bb9 deprecate url_alloc.
114 333e894 deprecate url_open_protocol
115 e230705 deprecate url_poll and URLPollEntry
116
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1172011-04-10 - lavu 50.40.0 - pixfmt.h
118 Add PIX_FMT_BGR48LE and PIX_FMT_BGR48BE pixel formats
119
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1202011-04-08 - lavf 52.106.0 - avformat.h
121 Minor avformat.h cleanup:
122 a9bf9d8 deprecate av_guess_image2_codec
123 c3675df rename avf_sdp_create->av_sdp_create
124
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1252011-04-03 - lavf 52.105.0 - avio.h
126 Large-scale renaming/deprecating of AVIOContext-related functions:
127 724f6a0 deprecate url_fdopen
128 403ee83 deprecate url_open_dyn_packet_buf
129 6dc7d80 rename url_close_dyn_buf -> avio_close_dyn_buf
130 b92c545 rename url_open_dyn_buf -> avio_open_dyn_buf
131 8978fed introduce an AVIOContext.seekable field as a replacement for
132 AVIOContext.is_streamed and url_is_streamed()
133 b64030f deprecate get_checksum()
134 4c4427a deprecate init_checksum()
135 4ec153b deprecate udp_set_remote_url/get_local_port
136 933e90a deprecate av_url_read_fseek/fpause
137 8d9769a deprecate url_fileno
138 b7f2fdd rename put_flush_packet -> avio_flush
139 35f1023 deprecate url_close_buf
140 83fddae deprecate url_open_buf
141 d9d86e0 rename url_fprintf -> avio_printf
142 59f65d9 deprecate url_setbufsize
143 3e68b3b deprecate url_ferror
144 66e5b1d deprecate url_feof
145 e8bb2e2 deprecate url_fget_max_packet_size
146 76aa876 rename url_fsize -> avio_size
147 e519753 deprecate url_fgetc
148 655e45e deprecate url_fgets
149 a2704c9 rename url_ftell -> avio_tell
150 e16ead0 deprecate get_strz() in favor of avio_get_str
151 0300db8,2af07d3 rename url_fskip -> avio_skip
152 6b4aa5d rename url_fseek -> avio_seek
153 61840b4 deprecate put_tag
154 22a3212 rename url_fopen/fclose -> avio_open/close.
155 0ac8e2b deprecate put_nbyte
156 77eb550 rename put_byte -> avio_w8
157 put_[b/l]e<type> -> avio_w[b/l]<type>
158 put_buffer -> avio_write
159 b7effd4 rename get_byte -> avio_r8,
160 get_[b/l]e<type> -> avio_r[b/l]<type>
161 get_buffer -> avio_read
162 b3db9ce deprecate get_partial_buffer
163 8d9ac96 rename av_alloc_put_byte -> avio_alloc_context
164
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1652011-03-25 - 34b47d7 - lavc 52.115.0 - AVCodecContext.audio_service_type
166 Add audio_service_type field to AVCodecContext.
167
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1682011-03-02 - 863c471 - lavf 52.103.0 - av_pkt_dump2, av_pkt_dump_log2
169 Add new functions av_pkt_dump2, av_pkt_dump_log2 that uses the
170 source stream timebase for outputting timestamps. Deprecate
171 av_pkt_dump and av_pkt_dump_log.
172
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1732011-02-20 - e731b8d - lavf 52.102.0 - avio.h
174 * e731b8d - rename init_put_byte() to ffio_init_context(), deprecating the
175 original, and move it to a private header so it is no longer
176 part of our public API. Instead, use av_alloc_put_byte().
177 * ae628ec - rename ByteIOContext to AVIOContext.
178
c3dbfa1a 1792011-02-16 - 09d171b - lavf 52.101.0 - avformat.h
09d171b9 180 lavu 52.39.0 - parseutils.h
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181 * 610219a - Add av_ prefix to dump_format().
182 * f6c7375 - Replace parse_date() in lavf with av_parse_time() in lavu.
183 * ab0287f - Move find_info_tag from lavf to lavu and add av_prefix to it.
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1852011-02-15 - lavu 52.38.0 - merge libavcore
186 libavcore is merged back completely into libavutil
187
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1882011-02-10 - 55bad0c - lavc 52.113.0 - vbv_delay
189 Add vbv_delay field to AVCodecContext
190
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1912011-02-14 - 24a83bd - lavf 52.100.0 - AV_DISPOSITION_CLEAN_EFFECTS
192 Add AV_DISPOSITION_CLEAN_EFFECTS disposition flag.
193
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1942011-02-14 - 910b5b8 - lavfi 1.76.0 - AVFilterLink sample_aspect_ratio
195 Add sample_aspect_ratio field to AVFilterLink.
196
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1972011-02-10 - 12c14cd - lavf 52.99.0 - AVStream.disposition
198 Add AV_DISPOSITION_HEARING_IMPAIRED and AV_DISPOSITION_VISUAL_IMPAIRED.
199
f2146944 2002011-02-09 - 5592734 - lavc 52.112.0 - avcodec_thread_init()
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201 Deprecate avcodec_thread_init()/avcodec_thread_free() use; instead
202 set thread_count before calling avcodec_open.
203
8e8cc52b 2042011-02-09 - 778b08a - lavc 52.111.0 - threading API
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205 Add CODEC_CAP_FRAME_THREADS with new restrictions on get_buffer()/
206 release_buffer()/draw_horiz_band() callbacks for appropriate codecs.
207 Add thread_type and active_thread_type fields to AVCodecContext.
208
c2bd7578 2092011-02-08 - 3940caa - lavf 52.98.0 - av_probe_input_buffer
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210 Add av_probe_input_buffer() to avformat.h for probing format from a
211 ByteIOContext.
212
ae0f8a1a 2132011-02-06 - fe174fc - lavf 52.97.0 - avio.h
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214 Add flag for non-blocking protocols: URL_FLAG_NONBLOCK
215
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2162011-02-04 - f124b08 - lavf 52.96.0 - avformat_free_context()
217 Add avformat_free_context() in avformat.h.
218
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2192011-02-03 - f5b82f4 - lavc 52.109.0 - add CODEC_ID_PRORES
220 Add CODEC_ID_PRORES to avcodec.h.
221
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2222011-02-03 - fe9a3fb - lavc 52.109.0 - H.264 profile defines
223 Add defines for H.264 * Constrained Baseline and Intra profiles
224
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2252011-02-02 - lavf 52.95.0
226 * 50196a9 - add a new installed header version.h.
227 * 4efd5cf, dccbd97, 93b78d1 - add several variants of public
228 avio_{put,get}_str* functions. Deprecate corresponding semi-public
229 {put,get}_str*.
230
2312011-02-02 - dfd2a00 - lavu 50.37.0 - log.h
232 Make av_dlog public.
233
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2342011-01-15 - r26374 - lavfi 1.74.0 - AVFilterBufferRefAudioProps
235 Rename AVFilterBufferRefAudioProps.samples_nb to nb_samples.
236
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2372011-01-14 - r26330 - lavf 52.93.0 - av_metadata_copy()
238 Add av_metadata_copy() in avformat.h.
239
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2402011-01-07 - r26262 - lavc 52.107.0 - deprecate reordered_opaque
241 Deprecate reordered_opaque in favor of pkt_pts/dts.
242
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2432011-01-07 - r26261 - lavc 52.106.0 - pkt_dts
244 Add pkt_dts to AVFrame, this will in the future allow multithreading decoders
245 to not mess up dts.
246
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2472011-01-07 - r26260 - lavc 52.105.0 - pkt_pts
248 Add pkt_pts to AVFrame.
249
3a45a3f3 2502011-01-07 - r26259 - lavc 52.104.0 - av_get_profile_name()
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251 Add av_get_profile_name to libavcodec/avcodec.h.
252
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2532010-12-27 - r26108 - lavfi 1.71.0 - AV_PERM_NEG_LINESIZES
254 Add AV_PERM_NEG_LINESIZES in avfilter.h.
255
d46c2755 2562010-12-27 - r26104 - lavf 52.91.0 - av_find_best_stream()
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257 Add av_find_best_stream to libavformat/avformat.h.
258
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2592010-12-27 - r26103 - lavf 52.90.0
260 Add AVFMT_NOSTREAMS flag for formats with no streams,
261 like e.g. text metadata.
262
106f271f 2632010-12-22 - r26073 - lavu 50.36.0 - file.h
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264 Add functions av_file_map() and av_file_unmap() in file.h.
265
106f271f 2662010-12-19 - r26056 - lavu 50.35.0 - error.h
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267 Add "not found" error codes:
268 AVERROR_DEMUXER_NOT_FOUND
269 AVERROR_MUXER_NOT_FOUND
270 AVERROR_DECODER_NOT_FOUND
271 AVERROR_ENCODER_NOT_FOUND
272 AVERROR_PROTOCOL_NOT_FOUND
273 AVERROR_FILTER_NOT_FOUND
274 AVERROR_BSF_NOT_FOUND
275 AVERROR_STREAM_NOT_FOUND
276
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2772010-12-09 - r25923 - lavcore 0.16.0 - avcore.h
278 Move AV_NOPTS_VALUE, AV_TIME_BASE, AV_TIME_BASE_Q symbols from
279 avcodec.h to avcore.h.
280
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2812010-12-04 - r25886 - lavc 52.98.0 - CODEC_CAP_NEG_LINESIZES
282 Add CODEC_CAP_NEG_LINESIZES codec capability flag in avcodec.h.
283
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2842010-12-04 - r25879 - lavu 50.34.0 - av_get_pix_fmt_string()
285 Deprecate avcodec_pix_fmt_string() in favor of
286 pixdesc.h/av_get_pix_fmt_string().
287
d22e9795 2882010-12-04 - r25878 - lavcore 0.15.0 - av_image_alloc()
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289 Add av_image_alloc() to libavcore/imgutils.h.
290
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2912010-12-02 - r25862 - lavfi 1.67.0 - avfilter_graph_create_filter()
292 Add function avfilter_graph_create_filter() in avfiltergraph.h.
293
d6adf44b 2942010-11-25 - r25826 - lavfi 1.65.0 - avfilter_get_video_buffer_ref_from_arrays()
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295 Add function avfilter_get_video_buffer_ref_from_arrays() in
296 avfilter.h.
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2982010-11-21 - r25787 - lavcore 0.14.0 - audioconvert.h
299 Add a public audio channel API in audioconvert.h, and deprecate the
300 corresponding functions in libavcodec:
301 avcodec_get_channel_name()
302 avcodec_get_channel_layout()
303 avcodec_get_channel_layout_string()
304 avcodec_channel_layout_num_channels()
305 and the CH_* macros defined in libavcodec/avcodec.h.
306
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3072010-11-21 - r25777 - lavf 52.85.0 - avformat.h
308 Add av_append_packet().
309
3102010-11-21 - r25776 - lavc 52.97.0 - avcodec.h
311 Add av_grow_packet().
312
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3132010-11-17 - r25761 - lavcore 0.13.0 - parseutils.h
314 Add av_parse_color() declared in libavcore/parseutils.h.
315
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3162010-11-13 - r25745 - lavc 52.95.0 - AVCodecContext
317 Add AVCodecContext.subtitle_header and AVCodecContext.subtitle_header_size
318 fields.
319
47c5e414 3202010-11-13 - r25740 - lavfi 1.62.0 - avfiltergraph.h
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321 Make avfiltergraph.h public.
322
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3232010-11-13 - r25737 - lavfi 1.61.0 - avfiltergraph.h
324 Remove declarations from avfiltergraph.h for the functions:
325 avfilter_graph_check_validity()
326 avfilter_graph_config_links()
327 avfilter_graph_config_formats()
328 which are now internal.
329 Use avfilter_graph_config() instead.
330
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3312010-11-08 - r25708 - lavu 50.33.0 - eval.h
332 Deprecate functions:
333 av_parse_and_eval_expr(),
334 av_parse_expr(),
335 av_eval_expr(),
336 av_free_expr(),
337 in favor of the functions:
338 av_expr_parse_and_eval(),
339 av_expr_parse(),
340 av_expr_eval(),
341 av_expr_free().
342
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3432010-11-08 - r25707 - lavfi 1.59.0 - avfilter_free()
344 Rename avfilter_destroy() to avfilter_free().
345 This change breaks libavfilter API/ABI.
346
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3472010-11-07 - r25705 - lavfi 1.58.0 - avfiltergraph.h
348 Remove graphparser.h header, move AVFilterInOut and
349 avfilter_graph_parse() declarations to libavfilter/avfiltergraph.h.
350
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352 Rename field AVFilterInOut.filter to AVFilterInOut.filter_ctx.
353 This change breaks libavfilter API.
354
146b6555 3552010-11-04 - r25674 - lavfi 1.56.0 - avfilter_graph_free()
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356 Rename avfilter_graph_destroy() to avfilter_graph_free().
357 This change breaks libavfilter API/ABI.
358
146b6555 3592010-11-04 - r25673 - lavfi 1.55.0 - avfilter_graph_alloc()
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360 Add avfilter_graph_alloc() to libavfilter/avfiltergraph.h.
361
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3622010-11-02 - r25654 - lavcore 0.12.0 - av_get_bits_per_sample_fmt()
363 Add av_get_bits_per_sample_fmt() to libavcore/samplefmt.h and
364 deprecate av_get_bits_per_sample_format().
365
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3662010-11-02 - r25653 - lavcore 0.11.0 - samplefmt.h
367 Add sample format functions in libavcore/samplefmt.h:
368 av_get_sample_fmt_name(),
369 av_get_sample_fmt(),
370 av_get_sample_fmt_string(),
371 and deprecate the corresponding libavcodec/audioconvert.h functions:
372 avcodec_get_sample_fmt_name(),
373 avcodec_get_sample_fmt(),
374 avcodec_sample_fmt_string().
375
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3762010-11-02 - r25652 - lavcore 0.10.0 - samplefmt.h
377 Define enum AVSampleFormat in libavcore/samplefmt.h, deprecate enum
378 SampleFormat.
379
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3802010-10-16 - r25502 - lavfi 1.52.0 - avfilter_graph_config()
381 Add the function avfilter_graph_config() in avfiltergraph.h.
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3832010-10-15 - r25493 - lavf 52.83.0 - metadata API
384 Change demuxers to export metadata in generic format and
385 muxers to accept generic format. Deprecate the public
386 conversion API.
387
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3882010-10-10 - r25441 - lavfi 1.49.0 - AVFilterLink.time_base
389 Add time_base field to AVFilterLink.
390
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3912010-09-27 - r25236 - lavu 50.31.0 - av_set_options_string()
392 Move av_set_options_string() from libavfilter/parseutils.h to
393 libavutil/opt.h.
394
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3952010-09-27 - r25227 - lavfi 1.47.0 - AVFilterLink
396 Make the AVFilterLink fields srcpad and dstpad store the pointers to
397 the source and destination pads, rather than their indexes.
398
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3992010-09-27 - r25225 - lavu 50.30.0 - av_get_token()
400 Move av_get_token() from libavfilter/parseutils.h to
401 libavutil/avstring.h.
402
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4032010-09-26 - r32368 - lsws 0.12.0 - swscale.h
404 Add the functions sws_alloc_context() and sws_init_context().
405
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4062010-09-26 - r25210 - lavu 50.29.0 - opt.h
407 Move libavcodec/opt.h to libavutil/opt.h.
408
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4092010-09-24 - r25174 - lavu 50.28.0 - av_log_set_flags()
410 Default of av_log() changed due to many problems to the old no repeat
411 detection. Read the docs of AV_LOG_SKIP_REPEATED in log.h before
412 enabling it for your app!.
413
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4142010-09-24 - r25167 - lavc 52.90.0 - av_opt_show2()
415 Deprecate av_opt_show() in favor or av_opt_show2().
416
4172010-09-14 - r25120 - lavu 50.27.0 - av_popcount()
418 Add av_popcount() to libavutil/common.h.
419
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4202010-09-08 - r25076 - lavu 50.26.0 - av_get_cpu_flags()
421 Add av_get_cpu_flags().
422
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4232010-09-07 - r25067 - lavcore 0.9.0 - av_image_copy()
424 Add av_image_copy().
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4262010-09-07 - r25064 - lavcore 0.8.0 - av_image_copy_plane()
427 Add av_image_copy_plane().
428
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4292010-09-07 - r25057 - lavcore 0.7.0 - imgutils.h
430 Adopt hierarchical scheme for the imgutils.h function names,
431 deprecate the old names.
432
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4332010-09-04 - r25040 - lavu 50.25.0 - AV_CPU_FLAG_*
434 Deprecate the FF_MM_* flags defined in libavcodec/avcodec.h in favor
435 of the AV_CPU_FLAG_* flags defined in libavutil/cpu.h.
436
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4372010-08-26 - r24936 - lavc 52.87.0 - avcodec_get_channel_layout()
438 Add avcodec_get_channel_layout() in audioconvert.h.
439
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4402010-08-20 - r24851 - lavcore 0.6.0 - av_fill_image_max_pixsteps()
441 Rename av_fill_image_max_pixstep() to av_fill_image_max_pixsteps().
442
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4432010-08-18 - r24827 - lavcore 0.5.0 - av_fill_image_max_pixstep()
444 Add av_fill_image_max_pixstep() in imgutils.h.
445
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4462010-08-17 - r24814 - lavu 50.24.0 - AV_NE()
447 Add the AV_NE macro.
448
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4492010-08-17 - r24811 - lavfi 1.36.0 - audio framework
450 Implement AVFilterBufferRefAudioProps struct for audio properties,
451 get_audio_buffer(), filter_samples() functions and related changes.
452
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4532010-08-12 - r24787 - lavcore 0.4.0 - av_get_image_linesize()
454 Add av_get_image_linesize() in imgutils.h.
455
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4562010-08-11 - r24773 - lavfi 1.34.0 - AVFilterBufferRef
457 Resize data and linesize arrays in AVFilterBufferRef to 8.
458
459 This change breaks libavfilter API/ABI.
460
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4612010-08-11 - r24768 - lavc 52.85.0 - av_picture_data_copy()
462 Add av_picture_data_copy in avcodec.h.
463
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4642010-08-11 - r24765 - lavfi 1.33.0 - avfilter_open()
465 Change avfilter_open() signature:
466 AVFilterContext *avfilter_open(AVFilter *filter, const char *inst_name) ->
467 int avfilter_open(AVFilterContext **filter_ctx, AVFilter *filter, const char *inst_name);
468
469 This change breaks libavfilter API/ABI.
470
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4712010-08-11 - r24763 - lavfi 1.32.0 - AVFilterBufferRef
472 Add a type field to AVFilterBufferRef, and move video specific
473 properties to AVFilterBufferRefVideoProps.
474
4bf2d6e8 475 This change breaks libavfilter API/ABI.
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4772010-08-07 - r24732 - lavfi 1.31.0 - AVFilterLink
478 Rename AVFilterLink fields:
479 AVFilterLink.srcpic -> AVFilterLink.src_buf
480 AVFilterLink.cur_pic -> AVFilterLink.cur_buf
481 AVFilterLink.outpic -> AVFilterLink.out_buf
482
4832010-08-07 - r24731 - lavfi 1.30.0
484 Rename functions and fields:
485 avfilter_(un)ref_pic -> avfilter_(un)ref_buffer
486 avfilter_copy_picref_props -> avfilter_copy_buffer_ref_props
487 AVFilterBufferRef.pic -> AVFilterBufferRef.buffer
488
4892010-08-07 - r24730 - lavfi 1.29.0 - AVFilterBufferRef
490 Rename AVFilterPicRef to AVFilterBufferRef.
491
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4922010-08-07 - r24728 - lavfi 1.28.0 - AVFilterBuffer
493 Move format field from AVFilterBuffer to AVFilterPicRef.
494
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4952010-08-06 - r24709 - lavcore 0.3.0 - av_check_image_size()
496 Deprecate avcodec_check_dimensions() in favor of the function
497 av_check_image_size() defined in libavcore/imgutils.h.
498
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4992010-07-30 - r24592 - lavfi 1.27.0 - AVFilterBuffer
500 Increase size of the arrays AVFilterBuffer.data and
501 AVFilterBuffer.linesize from 4 to 8.
502
503 This change breaks libavfilter ABI.
504
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5052010-07-29 - r24583 - lavcore 0.2.0 - imgutils.h
506 Add functions av_fill_image_linesizes() and
507 av_fill_image_pointers(), declared in libavcore/imgutils.h.
508
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5092010-07-27 - r24518 - lavcore 0.1.0 - parseutils.h
510 Deprecate av_parse_video_frame_size() and av_parse_video_frame_rate()
511 defined in libavcodec in favor of the newly added functions
512 av_parse_video_size() and av_parse_video_rate() declared in
513 libavcore/parseutils.h.
514
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5152010-07-23 - r24439 - lavu 50.23.0 - mathematics.h
516 Add the M_PHI constant definition.
517
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5182010-07-22 - r24424 - lavfi 1.26.0 - media format generalization
519 Add a type field to AVFilterLink.
520
521 Change the field types:
522 enum PixelFormat format -> int format in AVFilterBuffer
523 enum PixelFormat *formats -> int *formats in AVFilterFormats
524 enum PixelFormat *format -> int format in AVFilterLink
525
526 Change the function signatures:
527 AVFilterFormats *avfilter_make_format_list(const enum PixelFormat *pix_fmts); ->
528 AVFilterFormats *avfilter_make_format_list(const int *fmts);
529
530 int avfilter_add_colorspace(AVFilterFormats **avff, enum PixelFormat pix_fmt); ->
531 int avfilter_add_format (AVFilterFormats **avff, int fmt);
532
533 AVFilterFormats *avfilter_all_colorspaces(void); ->
534 AVFilterFormats *avfilter_all_formats (enum AVMediaType type);
535
536 This change breaks libavfilter API/ABI.
537
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5382010-07-21 - r24393 - lavcore 0.0.0
539 Add libavcore.
540
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5412010-07-17 - r24291 - lavfi 1.25.0 - AVFilterBuffer
542 Remove w and h fields from AVFilterBuffer.
543
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5442010-07-17 - r24284 - lavfi 1.24.0 - AVFilterBuffer
545 Rename AVFilterPic to AVFilterBuffer.
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5472010-07-17 - r24278 - lavf 52.74.0 - url_fskip()
548 Make url_fskip() return an int error code instead of void.
549
37497979 5502010-07-11 - r24199 - lavc 52.83.0
6f5ac9c1 551 Add AVCodecContext.lpc_type and AVCodecContext.lpc_passes fields.
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553 Deprecate AVCodecContext.use_lpc.
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5552010-07-11 - r24185 - lavc 52.82.0 - avsubtitle_free()
556 Add a function for free the contents of a AVSubtitle generated by
557 avcodec_decode_subtitle.
558
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5592010-07-11 - r24174 - lavu 50.22.0 - bswap.h and intreadwrite.h
560 Make the bswap.h and intreadwrite.h API public.
561
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5622010-07-08 - r24101 - lavu 50.21.0 - pixdesc.h
563 Rename read/write_line() to av_read/write_image_line().
564
5652010-07-07 - r24091 - lavfi 1.21.0 - avfilter_copy_picref_props()
16400da6 566 Add avfilter_copy_picref_props().
52706b95 567
34171e87 5682010-07-03 - r24021 - lavc 52.79.0
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570 FF_COMPLIANCE_INOFFICIAL to use FF_COMPLIANCE_UNOFFICIAL.
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5722010-07-02 - r23985 - lavu 50.20.0 - lfg.h
573 Export av_lfg_init(), av_lfg_get(), av_mlfg_get(), and av_bmg_get() through
574 lfg.h.
575
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5762010-06-28 - r23835 - lavfi 1.20.1 - av_parse_color()
577 Extend av_parse_color() syntax, make it accept an alpha value specifier and
578 set the alpha value to 255 by default.
579
58cc11c7 5802010-06-22 - r23706 - lavf 52.71.0 - URLProtocol.priv_data_size, priv_data_class
16400da6 581 Add priv_data_size and priv_data_class to URLProtocol.
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4636f115 5832010-06-22 - r23704 - lavf 52.70.0 - url_alloc(), url_connect()
16400da6 584 Add url_alloc() and url_connect().
4636f115 585
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5862010-06-22 - r23702 - lavf 52.69.0 - av_register_protocol2()
587 Add av_register_protocol2(), deprecating av_register_protocol().
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5892010-06-09 - r23551 - lavu 50.19.0 - av_compare_mod()
590 Add av_compare_mod() to libavutil/mathematics.h.
591
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5922010-06-05 - r23485 - lavu 50.18.0 - eval API
593 Make the eval API public.
594
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5952010-06-04 - r23461 - lavu 50.17.0 - AV_BASE64_SIZE
596 Add AV_BASE64_SIZE() macro.
597
16400da6 5982010-06-02 - r23421 - lavc 52.73.0 - av_get_codec_tag_string()
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599 Add av_get_codec_tag_string().
600
7f464a0a 6012010-06-01 - r31301 - lsws 0.11.0 - convertPalette API
16400da6 602 Add sws_convertPalette8ToPacked32() and sws_convertPalette8ToPacked24().
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6042010-05-26 - r23334 - lavc 52.72.0 - CODEC_CAP_EXPERIMENTAL
605 Add CODEC_CAP_EXPERIMENTAL flag.
95c851e2 606 NOTE: this was backported to 0.6
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6082010-05-23 - r23255 - lavu 50.16.0 - av_get_random_seed()
609 Add av_get_random_seed().
cca68a54 610
b724102a 6112010-05-18 - r23161 - lavf 52.63.0 - AVFMT_FLAG_RTP_HINT
16400da6 612 Add AVFMT_FLAG_RTP_HINT as possible value for AVFormatContext.flags.
95c851e2 613 NOTE: this was backported to 0.6
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616 Add interlaced and top_field_first fields to AVFilterPicRef.
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623 Add av_probe_input_format2 to API, it allows ignoring probe
624 results below given score and returns the actual probe score.
625
2100348c 6262010-04-01 - r22806 - lavf 52.61.0 - metadata API
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628 existing tags.
629
0fb49b59 6302010-04-01 - r22753 - lavc 52.66.0
16400da6 631 Add avcodec_get_edge_width().
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634 Add avcodec_copy_context().
635
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6362010-03-31 - r22748 - lavf 52.60.0 - av_match_ext()
637 Make av_match_ext() public.
638
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6392010-03-31 - r22736 - lavu 50.14.0 - AVMediaType
640 Move AVMediaType enum from libavcodec to libavutil.
641
6422010-03-31 - r22735 - lavc 52.64.0 - AVMediaType
643 Define AVMediaType enum, and use it instead of enum CodecType, which
644 is deprecated and will be dropped at the next major bump.
645
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6462010-03-25 - r22684 - lavu 50.13.0 - av_strerror()
647 Implement av_strerror().
648
69087742 6492010-03-23 - r22649 - lavc 52.60.0 - av_dct_init()
16400da6 650 Support DCT-I and DST-I.
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6522010-03-15 - r22540 - lavf 52.56.0 - AVFormatContext.start_time_realtime
653 Add AVFormatContext.start_time_realtime field.
654
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6552010-03-13 - r22506 - lavfi 1.18.0 - AVFilterPicRef.pos
656 Add AVFilterPicRef.pos field.
657
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6582010-03-13 - r22501 - lavu 50.12.0 - error.h
659 Move error code definitions from libavcodec/avcodec.h to
660 the new public header libavutil/error.h.
661
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6622010-03-07 - r22291 - lavc 52.56.0 - avfft.h
663 Add public FFT interface.
664
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6652010-03-06 - r22251 - lavu 50.11.0 - av_stristr()
666 Add av_stristr().
667
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6682010-03-03 - r22174 - lavu 50.10.0 - av_tree_enumerate()
669 Add av_tree_enumerate().
670
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6712010-02-07 - r21673 - lavu 50.9.0 - av_compare_ts()
672 Add av_compare_ts().
673
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6742010-02-05 - r30513 - lsws 0.10.0 - sws_getCoefficients()
675 Add sws_getCoefficients().
676
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6772010-02-01 - r21587 - lavf 52.50.0 - metadata API
678 Add a list of generic tag names, change 'author' -> 'artist',
679 'year' -> 'date'.
680
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6812010-01-30 - r21545 - lavu 50.8.0 - av_get_pix_fmt()
682 Add av_get_pix_fmt().
683
16400da6 6842010-01-21 - r30381 - lsws 0.9.0 - sws_scale()
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685 Change constness attributes of sws_scale() parameters.
686
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6872010-01-10 - r21121 - lavfi 1.15.0 - avfilter_graph_config_links()
688 Add a log_ctx parameter to avfilter_graph_config_links().
689
16400da6 6902010-01-07 - r30236 - lsws 0.8.0 - sws_isSupported{In,Out}put()
1c790092 691 Add sws_isSupportedInput() and sws_isSupportedOutput() functions.
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6932010-01-06 - r21035 - lavfi 1.14.0 - avfilter_add_colorspace()
694 Change the avfilter_add_colorspace() signature, make it accept an
695 (AVFilterFormats **) rather than an (AVFilterFormats *) as before.
696
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6972010-01-03 - r21007 - lavfi 1.13.0 - avfilter_add_colorspace()
698 Add avfilter_add_colorspace().
699
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7002010-01-02 - r20998 - lavf 52.46.0 - av_match_ext()
701 Add av_match_ext(), it should be used in place of match_ext().
702
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7032010-01-01 - r20991 - lavf 52.45.0 - av_guess_format()
704 Add av_guess_format(), it should be used in place of guess_format().
705
b8f11ec8 7062009-12-13 - r20834 - lavf 52.43.0 - metadata API
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707 Add av_metadata_set2(), AV_METADATA_DONT_STRDUP_KEY and
708 AV_METADATA_DONT_STRDUP_VAL.
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60a92a77 7102009-12-13 - r20829 - lavu 50.7.0 - avstring.h API
f69d394f 711 Add av_d2str().
60a92a77 712
c3d15329 7132009-12-13 - r20826 - lavc 52.42.0 - AVStream
f69d394f 714 Add avg_frame_rate.
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7162009-12-12 - r20808 - lavu 50.6.0 - av_bmg_next()
717 Introduce the av_bmg_next() function.
718
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7192009-12-05 - r20734 - lavfi 1.12.0 - avfilter_draw_slice()
720 Add a slice_dir parameter to avfilter_draw_slice().
721
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7222009-11-26 - r20611 - lavfi 1.11.0 - AVFilter
723 Remove the next field from AVFilter, this is not anymore required.
724
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7252009-11-25 - r20607 - lavfi 1.10.0 - avfilter_next()
726 Introduce the avfilter_next() function.
727
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7282009-11-25 - r20605 - lavfi 1.9.0 - avfilter_register()
729 Change the signature of avfilter_register() to make it return an
730 int. This is required since now the registration operation may fail.
731
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7322009-11-25 - r20603 - lavu 50.5.0 - pixdesc.h API
733 Make the pixdesc.h API public.
734
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7352009-10-27 - r20385 - lavfi 1.5.0 - AVFilter.next
736 Add a next field to AVFilter, this is used for simplifying the
737 registration and management of the registered filters.
738
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7392009-10-23 - r20356 - lavfi 1.4.1 - AVFilter.description
740 Add a description field to AVFilter.
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7422009-10-19 - r20302 - lavfi 1.3.0 - avfilter_make_format_list()
743 Change the interface of avfilter_make_format_list() from
744 avfilter_make_format_list(int n, ...) to
745 avfilter_make_format_list(enum PixelFormat *pix_fmts).
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7472009-10-18 - r20272 - lavfi 1.0.0 - avfilter_get_video_buffer()
748 Make avfilter_get_video_buffer() recursive and add the w and h
749 parameters to it.
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227d1b98 752 Add w and h fields to AVFilterPic.
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7542009-06-22 - r19250 - lavf 52.34.1 - AVFormatContext.packet_size
755 This is now an unsigned int instead of a signed int.
756
4bbe788a 7572009-06-19 - r19222 - lavc 52.32.0 - AVSubtitle.pts
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759 in AV_TIME_BASE. Some subtitle de-/encoders (e.g. XSUB) will
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761
8f3f2e06 7622009-06-03 - r19078 - lavc 52.30.2 - AV_PKT_FLAG_KEY
227d1b98 763 PKT_FLAG_KEY has been deprecated and will be dropped at the next
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767 av_lockmgr_register() can be used to register a callback function
768 that lavc (and in the future, libraries that depend on lavc) can use
769 to implement mutexes. The application should provide a callback function
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771 When the lock manager is registered, FFmpeg is guaranteed to behave
772 correctly in a multi-threaded application.
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776
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779 (lavf > 52.23.1, lavc > 52.10.0).
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782 The old decoding functions are deprecated, all new code should use the
783 new functions avcodec_decode_video2(), avcodec_decode_audio3() and
784 avcodec_decode_subtitle2(). These new functions take an AVPacket *pkt
785 argument instead of a const uint8_t *buf / int buf_size pair.
786
16400da6 7872009-04-03 - r18321 - lavu 50.3.0 - av_fifo_space()
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788 Introduce the av_fifo_space() function.
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791 Move AVPacket declaration from libavformat/avformat.h to
792 libavcodec/avcodec.h.
793
5a43bbc3 7942009-03-22 - r18163 - lavu 50.2.0 - RGB32 pixel formats
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796 PIX_FMT_BGRA, which were defined as macros, into enum PixelFormat values.
797 Conversely PIX_FMT_RGB32, PIX_FMT_RGB32_1, PIX_FMT_BGR32 and
798 PIX_FMT_BGR32_1 are now macros.
799 avcodec_get_pix_fmt() now recognizes the "rgb32" and "bgr32" aliases.
f3370e14 800 Re-sort the enum PixelFormat list accordingly.
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804 Add the enum PixelFormat values:
805 PIX_FMT_RGB565BE, PIX_FMT_RGB565LE, PIX_FMT_RGB555BE, PIX_FMT_RGB555LE,
806 PIX_FMT_BGR565BE, PIX_FMT_BGR565LE, PIX_FMT_BGR555BE, PIX_FMT_BGR555LE.
807
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810 was removed. Use the lagged Fibonacci PRNG through the av_lfg* functions
811 instead.
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814 av_fifo_init, av_fifo_read, av_fifo_write and av_fifo_realloc were dropped
815 and replaced by av_fifo_alloc, av_fifo_generic_read, av_fifo_generic_write
816 and av_fifo_realloc2.
817 In addition, the order of the function arguments of av_fifo_generic_read
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820 applications, they may not use sizeof() or directly access members.
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823 Introduce a new metadata API (see av_metadata_get() and friends).
824 The old API is now deprecated and should not be used anymore. This especially
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827 - AVFormatContext.author
828 - AVFormatContext.copyright
829 - AVFormatContext.comment
830 - AVFormatContext.album
831 - AVFormatContext.year
832 - AVFormatContext.track
833 - AVFormatContext.genre
834 - AVStream.language
835 - AVStream.filename
836 - AVProgram.provider_name
837 - AVProgram.name
838 - AVChapter.title