Add support for external OpenCORE libraries for AMR-NB/WB support.
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1 Entries are sorted chronologically from oldest to youngest within each release,
2 releases are sorted from youngest to oldest.
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5 version <next>:
6
7 - PB-frame decoding for H.263
8 - deprecated vhook subsystem removed
9 - deprecated old scaler removed
10 - VQF demuxer
11 - Alpha channel scaler
12 - PCX encoder
13 - RTP packetization of H.263
14 - RTP packetization of AMR
15 - RTP depacketization of Vorbis
16 - CorePNG decoding support
17 - Cook multichannel decoding support
18 - introduced avlanguage helpers in libavformat
19 - 8088flex TMV demuxer and decoder
20 - per-stream language-tags extraction in asfdec
21 - V210 decoder and encoder
22 - remaining GPL parts in AC-3 decoder converted to LGPL
23 - QCP demuxer
24 - SoX native format muxer and demuxer
25 - AMR-NB decoding/encoding, AMR-WB decoding via OpenCORE libraries
26
27
28
29 version 0.5:
30
31 - DV50 AKA DVCPRO50 encoder, decoder, muxer and demuxer
32 - TechSmith Camtasia (TSCC) video decoder
33 - IBM Ultimotion (ULTI) video decoder
34 - Sierra Online audio file demuxer and decoder
35 - Apple QuickDraw (qdrw) video decoder
36 - Creative ADPCM audio decoder (16 bits as well as 8 bits schemes)
37 - Electronic Arts Multimedia (WVE/UV2/etc.) file demuxer
38 - Miro VideoXL (VIXL) video decoder
39 - H.261 video encoder
40 - QPEG video decoder
41 - Nullsoft Video (NSV) file demuxer
42 - Shorten audio decoder
43 - LOCO video decoder
44 - Apple Lossless Audio Codec (ALAC) decoder
45 - Winnov WNV1 video decoder
46 - Autodesk Animator Studio Codec (AASC) decoder
47 - Indeo 2 video decoder
48 - Fraps FPS1 video decoder
49 - Snow video encoder/decoder
50 - Sonic audio encoder/decoder
51 - Vorbis audio decoder
52 - Macromedia ADPCM decoder
53 - Duck TrueMotion 2 video decoder
54 - support for decoding FLX and DTA extensions in FLIC files
55 - H.264 custom quantization matrices support
56 - ffserver fixed, it should now be usable again
57 - QDM2 audio decoder
58 - Real Cooker audio decoder
59 - TrueSpeech audio decoder
60 - WMA2 audio decoder fixed, now all files should play correctly
61 - RealAudio 14.4 and 28.8 decoders fixed
62 - JPEG-LS decoder
63 - build system improvements
64 - tabs and trailing whitespace removed from the codebase
65 - CamStudio video decoder
66 - AIFF/AIFF-C audio format, encoding and decoding
67 - ADTS AAC file reading and writing
68 - Creative VOC file reading and writing
69 - American Laser Games multimedia (*.mm) playback system
70 - Zip Motion Blocks Video decoder
71 - improved Theora/VP3 decoder
72 - True Audio (TTA) decoder
73 - AVS demuxer and video decoder
74 - JPEG-LS encoder
75 - Smacker demuxer and decoder
76 - NuppelVideo/MythTV demuxer and RTjpeg decoder
77 - KMVC decoder
78 - MPEG-2 intra VLC support
79 - MPEG-2 4:2:2 encoder
80 - Flash Screen Video decoder
81 - GXF demuxer
82 - Chinese AVS decoder
83 - GXF muxer
84 - MXF demuxer
85 - VC-1/WMV3/WMV9 video decoder
86 - MacIntel support
87 - AVISynth support
88 - VMware video decoder
89 - VP5 video decoder
90 - VP6 video decoder
91 - WavPack lossless audio decoder
92 - Targa (.TGA) picture decoder
93 - Vorbis audio encoder
94 - Delphine Software .cin demuxer/audio and video decoder
95 - Tiertex .seq demuxer/video decoder
96 - MTV demuxer
97 - TIFF picture encoder and decoder
98 - GIF picture decoder
99 - Intel Music Coder decoder
100 - Zip Motion Blocks Video encoder
101 - Musepack decoder
102 - Flash Screen Video encoder
103 - Theora encoding via libtheora
104 - BMP encoder
105 - WMA encoder
106 - GSM-MS encoder and decoder
107 - DCA decoder
108 - DXA demuxer and decoder
109 - DNxHD decoder
110 - Gamecube movie (.THP) playback system
111 - Blackfin optimizations
112 - Interplay C93 demuxer and video decoder
113 - Bethsoft VID demuxer and video decoder
114 - CRYO APC demuxer
115 - Atrac3 decoder
116 - V.Flash PTX decoder
117 - RoQ muxer, RoQ audio encoder
118 - Renderware TXD demuxer and decoder
119 - extern C declarations for C++ removed from headers
120 - sws_flags command line option
121 - codebook generator
122 - RoQ video encoder
123 - QTRLE encoder
124 - OS/2 support removed and restored again
125 - AC-3 decoder
126 - NUT muxer
127 - additional SPARC (VIS) optimizations
128 - Matroska muxer
129 - slice-based parallel H.264 decoding
130 - Monkey's Audio demuxer and decoder
131 - AMV audio and video decoder
132 - DNxHD encoder
133 - H.264 PAFF decoding
134 - Nellymoser ASAO decoder
135 - Beam Software SIFF demuxer and decoder
136 - libvorbis Vorbis decoding removed in favor of native decoder
137 - IntraX8 (J-Frame) subdecoder for WMV2 and VC-1
138 - Ogg (Theora, Vorbis and FLAC) muxer
139 - The "device" muxers and demuxers are now in a new libavdevice library
140 - PC Paintbrush PCX decoder
141 - Sun Rasterfile decoder
142 - TechnoTrend PVA demuxer
143 - Linux Media Labs MPEG-4 (LMLM4) demuxer
144 - AVM2 (Flash 9) SWF muxer
145 - QT variant of IMA ADPCM encoder
146 - VFW grabber
147 - iPod/iPhone compatible mp4 muxer
148 - Mimic decoder
149 - MSN TCP Webcam stream demuxer
150 - RL2 demuxer / decoder
151 - IFF demuxer
152 - 8SVX audio decoder
153 - non-recursive Makefiles
154 - BFI demuxer
155 - MAXIS EA XA (.xa) demuxer / decoder
156 - BFI video decoder
157 - OMA demuxer
158 - MLP/TrueHD decoder
159 - Electronic Arts CMV decoder
160 - Motion Pixels Video decoder
161 - Motion Pixels MVI demuxer
162 - removed animated GIF decoder/demuxer
163 - D-Cinema audio muxer
164 - Electronic Arts TGV decoder
165 - Apple Lossless Audio Codec (ALAC) encoder
166 - AAC decoder
167 - floating point PCM encoder/decoder
168 - MXF muxer
169 - DV100 AKA DVCPRO HD decoder and demuxer
170 - E-AC-3 support added to AC-3 decoder
171 - Nellymoser ASAO encoder
172 - ASS and SSA demuxer and muxer
173 - liba52 wrapper removed
174 - SVQ3 watermark decoding support
175 - Speex decoding via libspeex
176 - Electronic Arts TGQ decoder
177 - RV40 decoder
178 - QCELP / PureVoice decoder
179 - RV30 decoder
180 - hybrid WavPack support
181 - R3D REDCODE demuxer
182 - ALSA support for playback and record
183 - Electronic Arts TQI decoder
184 - OpenJPEG based JPEG 2000 decoder
185 - NC (NC4600) camera file demuxer
186 - Gopher client support
187 - MXF D-10 muxer
188 - generic metadata API
189
190
191
192 version 0.4.9-pre1:
193
194 - DV encoder, DV muxer
195 - Microsoft RLE video decoder
196 - Microsoft Video-1 decoder
197 - Apple Animation (RLE) decoder
198 - Apple Graphics (SMC) decoder
199 - Apple Video (RPZA) decoder
200 - Cinepak decoder
201 - Sega FILM (CPK) file demuxer
202 - Westwood multimedia support (VQA & AUD files)
203 - Id Quake II CIN playback support
204 - 8BPS video decoder
205 - FLIC playback support
206 - RealVideo 2.0 (RV20) decoder
207 - Duck TrueMotion v1 (DUCK) video decoder
208 - Sierra VMD demuxer and video decoder
209 - MSZH and ZLIB decoder support
210 - SVQ1 video encoder
211 - AMR-WB support
212 - PPC optimizations
213 - rate distortion optimal cbp support
214 - rate distorted optimal ac prediction for MPEG-4
215 - rate distorted optimal lambda->qp support
216 - AAC encoding with libfaac
217 - Sunplus JPEG codec (SP5X) support
218 - use Lagrange multipler instead of QP for ratecontrol
219 - Theora/VP3 decoding support
220 - XA and ADX ADPCM codecs
221 - export MPEG-2 active display area / pan scan
222 - Add support for configuring with IBM XLC
223 - floating point AAN DCT
224 - initial support for zygo video (not complete)
225 - RGB ffv1 support
226 - new audio/video parser API
227 - av_log() system
228 - av_read_frame() and av_seek_frame() support
229 - missing last frame fixes
230 - seek by mouse in ffplay
231 - noise reduction of DCT coefficients
232 - H.263 OBMC & 4MV support
233 - H.263 alternative inter vlc support
234 - H.263 loop filter
235 - H.263 slice structured mode
236 - interlaced DCT support for MPEG-2 encoding
237 - stuffing to stay above min_bitrate
238 - MB type & QP visualization
239 - frame stepping for ffplay
240 - interlaced motion estimation
241 - alternate scantable support
242 - SVCD scan offset support
243 - closed GOP support
244 - SSE2 FDCT
245 - quantizer noise shaping
246 - G.726 ADPCM audio codec
247 - MS ADPCM encoding
248 - multithreaded/SMP motion estimation
249 - multithreaded/SMP encoding for MPEG-1/MPEG-2/MPEG-4/H.263
250 - multithreaded/SMP decoding for MPEG-2
251 - FLAC decoder
252 - Metrowerks CodeWarrior suppport
253 - H.263+ custom pcf support
254 - nicer output for 'ffmpeg -formats'
255 - Matroska demuxer
256 - SGI image format, encoding and decoding
257 - H.264 loop filter support
258 - H.264 CABAC support
259 - nicer looking arrows for the motion vector visualization
260 - improved VCD support
261 - audio timestamp drift compensation
262 - MPEG-2 YUV 422/444 support
263 - polyphase kaiser windowed sinc and blackman nuttall windowed sinc audio resample
264 - better image scaling
265 - H.261 support
266 - correctly interleave packets during encoding
267 - VIS optimized motion compensation
268 - intra_dc_precision>0 encoding support
269 - support reuse of motion vectors/MB types/field select values of the source video
270 - more accurate deblock filter
271 - padding support
272 - many optimizations and bugfixes
273 - FunCom ISS audio file demuxer and according ADPCM decoding
274
275
276
277 version 0.4.8:
278
279 - MPEG-2 video encoding (Michael)
280 - Id RoQ playback subsystem (Mike Melanson and Tim Ferguson)
281 - Wing Commander III Movie (.mve) file playback subsystem (Mike Melanson
282 and Mario Brito)
283 - Xan DPCM audio decoder (Mario Brito)
284 - Interplay MVE playback subsystem (Mike Melanson)
285 - Duck DK3 and DK4 ADPCM audio decoders (Mike Melanson)
286
287
288
289 version 0.4.7:
290
291 - RealAudio 1.0 (14_4) and 2.0 (28_8) native decoders. Author unknown, code from mplayerhq
292 (originally from public domain player for Amiga at http://www.honeypot.net/audio)
293 - current version now also compiles with older GCC (Fabrice)
294 - 4X multimedia playback system including 4xm file demuxer (Mike
295 Melanson), and 4X video and audio codecs (Michael)
296 - Creative YUV (CYUV) decoder (Mike Melanson)
297 - FFV1 codec (our very simple lossless intra only codec, compresses much better
298 than HuffYUV) (Michael)
299 - ASV1 (Asus), H.264, Intel indeo3 codecs have been added (various)
300 - tiny PNG encoder and decoder, tiny GIF decoder, PAM decoder (PPM with
301 alpha support), JPEG YUV colorspace support. (Fabrice Bellard)
302 - ffplay has been replaced with a newer version which uses SDL (optionally)
303 for multiplatform support (Fabrice)
304 - Sorenson Version 3 codec (SVQ3) support has been added (decoding only) - donated
305 by anonymous
306 - AMR format has been added (Johannes Carlsson)
307 - 3GP support has been added (Johannes Carlsson)
308 - VP3 codec has been added (Mike Melanson)
309 - more MPEG-1/2 fixes
310 - better multiplatform support, MS Visual Studio fixes (various)
311 - AltiVec optimizations (Magnus Damn and others)
312 - SH4 processor support has been added (BERO)
313 - new public interfaces (avcodec_get_pix_fmt) (Roman Shaposhnick)
314 - VOB streaming support (Brian Foley)
315 - better MP3 autodetection (Andriy Rysin)
316 - qpel encoding (Michael)
317 - 4mv+b frames encoding finally fixed (Michael)
318 - chroma ME (Michael)
319 - 5 comparison functions for ME (Michael)
320 - B-frame encoding speedup (Michael)
321 - WMV2 codec (unfinished - Michael)
322 - user specified diamond size for EPZS (Michael)
323 - Playstation STR playback subsystem, still experimental (Mike and Michael)
324 - ASV2 codec (Michael)
325 - CLJR decoder (Alex)
326
327 .. And lots more new enhancements and fixes.
328
329
330
331 version 0.4.6:
332
333 - completely new integer only MPEG audio layer 1/2/3 decoder rewritten
334 from scratch
335 - Recoded DCT and motion vector search with gcc (no longer depends on nasm)
336 - fix quantization bug in AC3 encoder
337 - added PCM codecs and format. Corrected WAV/AVI/ASF PCM issues
338 - added prototype ffplay program
339 - added GOB header parsing on H.263/H.263+ decoder (Juanjo)
340 - bug fix on MCBPC tables of H.263 (Juanjo)
341 - bug fix on DC coefficients of H.263 (Juanjo)
342 - added Advanced Prediction Mode on H.263/H.263+ decoder (Juanjo)
343 - now we can decode H.263 streams found in QuickTime files (Juanjo)
344 - now we can decode H.263 streams found in VIVO v1 files(Juanjo)
345 - preliminary RTP "friendly" mode for H.263/H.263+ coding. (Juanjo)
346 - added GOB header for H.263/H.263+ coding on RTP mode (Juanjo)
347 - now H.263 picture size is returned on the first decoded frame (Juanjo)
348 - added first regression tests
349 - added MPEG-2 TS demuxer
350 - new demux API for libav
351 - more accurate and faster IDCT (Michael)
352 - faster and entropy-controlled motion search (Michael)
353 - two pass video encoding (Michael)
354 - new video rate control (Michael)
355 - added MSMPEG4V1, MSMPEGV2 and WMV1 support (Michael)
356 - great performance improvement of video encoders and decoders (Michael)
357 - new and faster bit readers and vlc parsers (Michael)
358 - high quality encoding mode: tries all macroblock/VLC types (Michael)
359 - added DV video decoder
360 - preliminary RTP/RTSP support in ffserver and libavformat
361 - H.263+ AIC decoding/encoding support (Juanjo)
362 - VCD MPEG-PS mode (Juanjo)
363 - PSNR stuff (Juanjo)
364 - simple stats output (Juanjo)
365 - 16-bit and 15-bit RGB/BGR/GBR support (Bisqwit)
366
367
368
369 version 0.4.5:
370
371 - some header fixes (Zdenek Kabelac <kabi at informatics.muni.cz>)
372 - many MMX optimizations (Nick Kurshev <nickols_k at mail.ru>)
373 - added configure system (actually a small shell script)
374 - added MPEG audio layer 1/2/3 decoding using LGPL'ed mpglib by
375 Michael Hipp (temporary solution - waiting for integer only
376 decoder)
377 - fixed VIDIOCSYNC interrupt
378 - added Intel H.263 decoding support ('I263' AVI fourCC)
379 - added Real Video 1.0 decoding (needs further testing)
380 - simplified image formats again. Added PGM format (=grey
381 pgm). Renamed old PGM to PGMYUV.
382 - fixed msmpeg4 slice issues (tell me if you still find problems)
383 - fixed OpenDivX bugs with newer versions (added VOL header decoding)
384 - added support for MPlayer interface
385 - added macroblock skip optimization
386 - added MJPEG decoder
387 - added mmx/mmxext IDCT from libmpeg2
388 - added pgmyuvpipe, ppm, and ppm_pipe formats (original patch by Celer
389 <celer at shell.scrypt.net>)
390 - added pixel format conversion layer (e.g. for MJPEG or PPM)
391 - added deinterlacing option
392 - MPEG-1/2 fixes
393 - MPEG-4 vol header fixes (Jonathan Marsden <snmjbm at pacbell.net>)
394 - ARM optimizations (Lionel Ulmer <lionel.ulmer at free.fr>).
395 - Windows porting of file converter
396 - added MJPEG raw format (input/ouput)
397 - added JPEG image format support (input/output)
398
399
400
401 version 0.4.4:
402
403 - fixed some std header definitions (Bjorn Lindgren
404 <bjorn.e.lindgren at telia.com>).
405 - added MPEG demuxer (MPEG-1 and 2 compatible).
406 - added ASF demuxer
407 - added prototype RM demuxer
408 - added AC3 decoding (done with libac3 by Aaron Holtzman)
409 - added decoding codec parameter guessing (.e.g. for MPEG, because the
410 header does not include them)
411 - fixed header generation in MPEG-1, AVI and ASF muxer: wmplayer can now
412 play them (only tested video)
413 - fixed H.263 white bug
414 - fixed phase rounding in img resample filter
415 - add MMX code for polyphase img resample filter
416 - added CPU autodetection
417 - added generic title/author/copyright/comment string handling (ASF and RM
418 use them)
419 - added SWF demux to extract MP3 track (not usable yet because no MP3
420 decoder)
421 - added fractional frame rate support
422 - codecs are no longer searched by read_header() (should fix ffserver
423 segfault)
424
425
426
427 version 0.4.3:
428
429 - BGR24 patch (initial patch by Jeroen Vreeken <pe1rxq at amsat.org>)
430 - fixed raw yuv output
431 - added motion rounding support in MPEG-4
432 - fixed motion bug rounding in MSMPEG4
433 - added B-frame handling in video core
434 - added full MPEG-1 decoding support
435 - added partial (frame only) MPEG-2 support
436 - changed the FOURCC code for H.263 to "U263" to be able to see the
437 +AVI/H.263 file with the UB Video H.263+ decoder. MPlayer works with
438 this +codec ;) (JuanJo).
439 - Halfpel motion estimation after MB type selection (JuanJo)
440 - added pgm and .Y.U.V output format
441 - suppressed 'img:' protocol. Simply use: /tmp/test%d.[pgm|Y] as input or
442 output.
443 - added pgmpipe I/O format (original patch from Martin Aumueller
444 <lists at reserv.at>, but changed completely since we use a format
445 instead of a protocol)
446
447
448
449 version 0.4.2:
450
451 - added H.263/MPEG-4/MSMPEG4 decoding support. MPEG-4 decoding support
452 (for OpenDivX) is almost complete: 8x8 MVs and rounding are
453 missing. MSMPEG4 support is complete.
454 - added prototype MPEG-1 decoder. Only I- and P-frames handled yet (it
455 can decode ffmpeg MPEGs :-)).
456 - added libavcodec API documentation (see apiexample.c).
457 - fixed image polyphase bug (the bottom of some images could be
458 greenish)
459 - added support for non clipped motion vectors (decoding only)
460 and image sizes non-multiple of 16
461 - added support for AC prediction (decoding only)
462 - added file overwrite confirmation (can be disabled with -y)
463 - added custom size picture to H.263 using H.263+ (Juanjo)
464
465
466 version 0.4.1:
467
468 - added MSMPEG4 (aka DivX) compatible encoder. Changed default codec
469 of AVI and ASF to DIV3.
470 - added -me option to set motion estimation method
471 (default=log). suppressed redundant -hq option.
472 - added options -acodec and -vcodec to force a given codec (useful for
473 AVI for example)
474 - fixed -an option
475 - improved dct_quantize speed
476 - factorized some motion estimation code
477
478
479
480 version 0.4.0:
481
482 - removing grab code from ffserver and moved it to ffmpeg. Added
483 multistream support to ffmpeg.
484 - added timeshifting support for live feeds (option ?date=xxx in the
485 URL)
486 - added high quality image resize code with polyphase filter (need
487 mmx/see optimization). Enable multiple image size support in ffserver.
488 - added multi live feed support in ffserver
489 - suppressed master feature from ffserver (it should be done with an
490 external program which opens the .ffm url and writes it to another
491 ffserver)
492 - added preliminary support for video stream parsing (WAV and AVI half
493 done). Added proper support for audio/video file conversion in
494 ffmpeg.
495 - added preliminary support for video file sending from ffserver
496 - redesigning I/O subsystem: now using URL based input and output
497 (see avio.h)
498 - added WAV format support
499 - added "tty user interface" to ffmpeg to stop grabbing gracefully
500 - added MMX/SSE optimizations to SAD (Sums of Absolutes Differences)
501 (Juan J. Sierralta P. a.k.a. "Juanjo" <juanjo at atmlab.utfsm.cl>)
502 - added MMX DCT from mpeg2_movie 1.5 (Juanjo)
503 - added new motion estimation algorithms, log and phods (Juanjo)
504 - changed directories: libav for format handling, libavcodec for
505 codecs
506
507
508
509 version 0.3.4:
510
511 - added stereo in MPEG audio encoder
512
513
514
515 version 0.3.3:
516
517 - added 'high quality' mode which use motion vectors. It can be used in
518 real time at low resolution.
519 - fixed rounding problems which caused quality problems at high
520 bitrates and large GOP size
521
522
523
524 version 0.3.2: small fixes
525
526 - ASF fixes
527 - put_seek bug fix
528
529
530
531 version 0.3.1: added avi/divx support
532
533 - added AVI support
534 - added MPEG-4 codec compatible with OpenDivX. It is based on the H.263 codec
535 - added sound for flash format (not tested)
536
537
538
539 version 0.3: initial public release