Replace "-vfilters" by "-vf" in regtests. Should fix regtest breakage.
[libav.git] / Changelog
1 Entries are sorted chronologically from oldest to youngest within each release,
2 releases are sorted from youngest to oldest.
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4
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 - DPX image decoder
27 - Electronic Arts Madcow decoder
28 - DivX (XSUB) subtitle encoder
29 - nonfree libamr support for AMR-NB/WB decoding/encoding removed
30 - experimental AAC encoder
31 - RTP depacketization of ASF and RTSP from WMS servers
32 - RTMP support in libavformat
33 - noX handling for OPT_BOOL X options
34 - Wave64 demuxer
35 - IEC-61937 compatible Muxer
36 - TwinVQ decoder
37 - Bluray (PGS) subtitle decoder
38 - LPCM support in MPEG-TS (HDMV RID as found on Blu-ray disks)
39 - WMA Pro decoder
40 - Core Audio Format demuxer
41 - Atrac1 decoder
42 - MD STUDIO audio demuxer
43 - RF64 support in WAV demuxer
44 - MPEG-4 Audio Lossless Coding (ALS) decoder
45 - -formats option split into -formats, -codecs, -bsfs, and -protocols
46 - IV8 demuxer
47 - CDG demuxer and decoder
48 - R210 decoder
49 - Auravision Aura 1 and 2 decoders
50 - Deluxe Paint Animation playback system
51 - SIPR decoder
52 - Adobe Filmstrip muxer and demuxer
53 - RTP depacketization of H.263
54 - Bink demuxer and audio/video decoders
55 - enable symbol versioning by default for linkers that support it
56 - IFF PBM/ILBM bitmap decoder
57 - concat protocol
58 - Indeo 5 decoder
59 - RTP depacketization of AMR
60 - WMA Voice decoder
61 - ffprobe tool
62 - AMR-NB decoder
63 - RTSP muxer
64 - HE-AAC v1 decoder
65 - Kega Game Video (KGV1) decoder
66 - VorbisComment writing for FLAC, Ogg FLAC and Ogg Speex files
67 - RTP depacketization of Theora
68 - HTTP Digest authentication
69 - RTMP/RTMPT/RTMPS/RTMPE/RTMPTE protocol support via librtmp
70 - Psygnosis YOP demuxer and video decoder
71 - spectral extension support in the E-AC-3 decoder
72 - unsharp video filter
73
74
75
76 version 0.5:
77
78 - DV50 AKA DVCPRO50 encoder, decoder, muxer and demuxer
79 - TechSmith Camtasia (TSCC) video decoder
80 - IBM Ultimotion (ULTI) video decoder
81 - Sierra Online audio file demuxer and decoder
82 - Apple QuickDraw (qdrw) video decoder
83 - Creative ADPCM audio decoder (16 bits as well as 8 bits schemes)
84 - Electronic Arts Multimedia (WVE/UV2/etc.) file demuxer
85 - Miro VideoXL (VIXL) video decoder
86 - H.261 video encoder
87 - QPEG video decoder
88 - Nullsoft Video (NSV) file demuxer
89 - Shorten audio decoder
90 - LOCO video decoder
91 - Apple Lossless Audio Codec (ALAC) decoder
92 - Winnov WNV1 video decoder
93 - Autodesk Animator Studio Codec (AASC) decoder
94 - Indeo 2 video decoder
95 - Fraps FPS1 video decoder
96 - Snow video encoder/decoder
97 - Sonic audio encoder/decoder
98 - Vorbis audio decoder
99 - Macromedia ADPCM decoder
100 - Duck TrueMotion 2 video decoder
101 - support for decoding FLX and DTA extensions in FLIC files
102 - H.264 custom quantization matrices support
103 - ffserver fixed, it should now be usable again
104 - QDM2 audio decoder
105 - Real Cooker audio decoder
106 - TrueSpeech audio decoder
107 - WMA2 audio decoder fixed, now all files should play correctly
108 - RealAudio 14.4 and 28.8 decoders fixed
109 - JPEG-LS decoder
110 - build system improvements
111 - tabs and trailing whitespace removed from the codebase
112 - CamStudio video decoder
113 - AIFF/AIFF-C audio format, encoding and decoding
114 - ADTS AAC file reading and writing
115 - Creative VOC file reading and writing
116 - American Laser Games multimedia (*.mm) playback system
117 - Zip Motion Blocks Video decoder
118 - improved Theora/VP3 decoder
119 - True Audio (TTA) decoder
120 - AVS demuxer and video decoder
121 - JPEG-LS encoder
122 - Smacker demuxer and decoder
123 - NuppelVideo/MythTV demuxer and RTjpeg decoder
124 - KMVC decoder
125 - MPEG-2 intra VLC support
126 - MPEG-2 4:2:2 encoder
127 - Flash Screen Video decoder
128 - GXF demuxer
129 - Chinese AVS decoder
130 - GXF muxer
131 - MXF demuxer
132 - VC-1/WMV3/WMV9 video decoder
133 - MacIntel support
134 - AVISynth support
135 - VMware video decoder
136 - VP5 video decoder
137 - VP6 video decoder
138 - WavPack lossless audio decoder
139 - Targa (.TGA) picture decoder
140 - Vorbis audio encoder
141 - Delphine Software .cin demuxer/audio and video decoder
142 - Tiertex .seq demuxer/video decoder
143 - MTV demuxer
144 - TIFF picture encoder and decoder
145 - GIF picture decoder
146 - Intel Music Coder decoder
147 - Zip Motion Blocks Video encoder
148 - Musepack decoder
149 - Flash Screen Video encoder
150 - Theora encoding via libtheora
151 - BMP encoder
152 - WMA encoder
153 - GSM-MS encoder and decoder
154 - DCA decoder
155 - DXA demuxer and decoder
156 - DNxHD decoder
157 - Gamecube movie (.THP) playback system
158 - Blackfin optimizations
159 - Interplay C93 demuxer and video decoder
160 - Bethsoft VID demuxer and video decoder
161 - CRYO APC demuxer
162 - Atrac3 decoder
163 - V.Flash PTX decoder
164 - RoQ muxer, RoQ audio encoder
165 - Renderware TXD demuxer and decoder
166 - extern C declarations for C++ removed from headers
167 - sws_flags command line option
168 - codebook generator
169 - RoQ video encoder
170 - QTRLE encoder
171 - OS/2 support removed and restored again
172 - AC-3 decoder
173 - NUT muxer
174 - additional SPARC (VIS) optimizations
175 - Matroska muxer
176 - slice-based parallel H.264 decoding
177 - Monkey's Audio demuxer and decoder
178 - AMV audio and video decoder
179 - DNxHD encoder
180 - H.264 PAFF decoding
181 - Nellymoser ASAO decoder
182 - Beam Software SIFF demuxer and decoder
183 - libvorbis Vorbis decoding removed in favor of native decoder
184 - IntraX8 (J-Frame) subdecoder for WMV2 and VC-1
185 - Ogg (Theora, Vorbis and FLAC) muxer
186 - The "device" muxers and demuxers are now in a new libavdevice library
187 - PC Paintbrush PCX decoder
188 - Sun Rasterfile decoder
189 - TechnoTrend PVA demuxer
190 - Linux Media Labs MPEG-4 (LMLM4) demuxer
191 - AVM2 (Flash 9) SWF muxer
192 - QT variant of IMA ADPCM encoder
193 - VFW grabber
194 - iPod/iPhone compatible mp4 muxer
195 - Mimic decoder
196 - MSN TCP Webcam stream demuxer
197 - RL2 demuxer / decoder
198 - IFF demuxer
199 - 8SVX audio decoder
200 - non-recursive Makefiles
201 - BFI demuxer
202 - MAXIS EA XA (.xa) demuxer / decoder
203 - BFI video decoder
204 - OMA demuxer
205 - MLP/TrueHD decoder
206 - Electronic Arts CMV decoder
207 - Motion Pixels Video decoder
208 - Motion Pixels MVI demuxer
209 - removed animated GIF decoder/demuxer
210 - D-Cinema audio muxer
211 - Electronic Arts TGV decoder
212 - Apple Lossless Audio Codec (ALAC) encoder
213 - AAC decoder
214 - floating point PCM encoder/decoder
215 - MXF muxer
216 - DV100 AKA DVCPRO HD decoder and demuxer
217 - E-AC-3 support added to AC-3 decoder
218 - Nellymoser ASAO encoder
219 - ASS and SSA demuxer and muxer
220 - liba52 wrapper removed
221 - SVQ3 watermark decoding support
222 - Speex decoding via libspeex
223 - Electronic Arts TGQ decoder
224 - RV40 decoder
225 - QCELP / PureVoice decoder
226 - RV30 decoder
227 - hybrid WavPack support
228 - R3D REDCODE demuxer
229 - ALSA support for playback and record
230 - Electronic Arts TQI decoder
231 - OpenJPEG based JPEG 2000 decoder
232 - NC (NC4600) camera file demuxer
233 - Gopher client support
234 - MXF D-10 muxer
235 - generic metadata API
236
237
238
239 version 0.4.9-pre1:
240
241 - DV encoder, DV muxer
242 - Microsoft RLE video decoder
243 - Microsoft Video-1 decoder
244 - Apple Animation (RLE) decoder
245 - Apple Graphics (SMC) decoder
246 - Apple Video (RPZA) decoder
247 - Cinepak decoder
248 - Sega FILM (CPK) file demuxer
249 - Westwood multimedia support (VQA & AUD files)
250 - Id Quake II CIN playback support
251 - 8BPS video decoder
252 - FLIC playback support
253 - RealVideo 2.0 (RV20) decoder
254 - Duck TrueMotion v1 (DUCK) video decoder
255 - Sierra VMD demuxer and video decoder
256 - MSZH and ZLIB decoder support
257 - SVQ1 video encoder
258 - AMR-WB support
259 - PPC optimizations
260 - rate distortion optimal cbp support
261 - rate distorted optimal ac prediction for MPEG-4
262 - rate distorted optimal lambda->qp support
263 - AAC encoding with libfaac
264 - Sunplus JPEG codec (SP5X) support
265 - use Lagrange multipler instead of QP for ratecontrol
266 - Theora/VP3 decoding support
267 - XA and ADX ADPCM codecs
268 - export MPEG-2 active display area / pan scan
269 - Add support for configuring with IBM XLC
270 - floating point AAN DCT
271 - initial support for zygo video (not complete)
272 - RGB ffv1 support
273 - new audio/video parser API
274 - av_log() system
275 - av_read_frame() and av_seek_frame() support
276 - missing last frame fixes
277 - seek by mouse in ffplay
278 - noise reduction of DCT coefficients
279 - H.263 OBMC & 4MV support
280 - H.263 alternative inter vlc support
281 - H.263 loop filter
282 - H.263 slice structured mode
283 - interlaced DCT support for MPEG-2 encoding
284 - stuffing to stay above min_bitrate
285 - MB type & QP visualization
286 - frame stepping for ffplay
287 - interlaced motion estimation
288 - alternate scantable support
289 - SVCD scan offset support
290 - closed GOP support
291 - SSE2 FDCT
292 - quantizer noise shaping
293 - G.726 ADPCM audio codec
294 - MS ADPCM encoding
295 - multithreaded/SMP motion estimation
296 - multithreaded/SMP encoding for MPEG-1/MPEG-2/MPEG-4/H.263
297 - multithreaded/SMP decoding for MPEG-2
298 - FLAC decoder
299 - Metrowerks CodeWarrior suppport
300 - H.263+ custom pcf support
301 - nicer output for 'ffmpeg -formats'
302 - Matroska demuxer
303 - SGI image format, encoding and decoding
304 - H.264 loop filter support
305 - H.264 CABAC support
306 - nicer looking arrows for the motion vector visualization
307 - improved VCD support
308 - audio timestamp drift compensation
309 - MPEG-2 YUV 422/444 support
310 - polyphase kaiser windowed sinc and blackman nuttall windowed sinc audio resample
311 - better image scaling
312 - H.261 support
313 - correctly interleave packets during encoding
314 - VIS optimized motion compensation
315 - intra_dc_precision>0 encoding support
316 - support reuse of motion vectors/MB types/field select values of the source video
317 - more accurate deblock filter
318 - padding support
319 - many optimizations and bugfixes
320 - FunCom ISS audio file demuxer and according ADPCM decoding
321
322
323
324 version 0.4.8:
325
326 - MPEG-2 video encoding (Michael)
327 - Id RoQ playback subsystem (Mike Melanson and Tim Ferguson)
328 - Wing Commander III Movie (.mve) file playback subsystem (Mike Melanson
329 and Mario Brito)
330 - Xan DPCM audio decoder (Mario Brito)
331 - Interplay MVE playback subsystem (Mike Melanson)
332 - Duck DK3 and DK4 ADPCM audio decoders (Mike Melanson)
333
334
335
336 version 0.4.7:
337
338 - RealAudio 1.0 (14_4) and 2.0 (28_8) native decoders. Author unknown, code from mplayerhq
339 (originally from public domain player for Amiga at http://www.honeypot.net/audio)
340 - current version now also compiles with older GCC (Fabrice)
341 - 4X multimedia playback system including 4xm file demuxer (Mike
342 Melanson), and 4X video and audio codecs (Michael)
343 - Creative YUV (CYUV) decoder (Mike Melanson)
344 - FFV1 codec (our very simple lossless intra only codec, compresses much better
345 than HuffYUV) (Michael)
346 - ASV1 (Asus), H.264, Intel indeo3 codecs have been added (various)
347 - tiny PNG encoder and decoder, tiny GIF decoder, PAM decoder (PPM with
348 alpha support), JPEG YUV colorspace support. (Fabrice Bellard)
349 - ffplay has been replaced with a newer version which uses SDL (optionally)
350 for multiplatform support (Fabrice)
351 - Sorenson Version 3 codec (SVQ3) support has been added (decoding only) - donated
352 by anonymous
353 - AMR format has been added (Johannes Carlsson)
354 - 3GP support has been added (Johannes Carlsson)
355 - VP3 codec has been added (Mike Melanson)
356 - more MPEG-1/2 fixes
357 - better multiplatform support, MS Visual Studio fixes (various)
358 - AltiVec optimizations (Magnus Damn and others)
359 - SH4 processor support has been added (BERO)
360 - new public interfaces (avcodec_get_pix_fmt) (Roman Shaposhnick)
361 - VOB streaming support (Brian Foley)
362 - better MP3 autodetection (Andriy Rysin)
363 - qpel encoding (Michael)
364 - 4mv+b frames encoding finally fixed (Michael)
365 - chroma ME (Michael)
366 - 5 comparison functions for ME (Michael)
367 - B-frame encoding speedup (Michael)
368 - WMV2 codec (unfinished - Michael)
369 - user specified diamond size for EPZS (Michael)
370 - Playstation STR playback subsystem, still experimental (Mike and Michael)
371 - ASV2 codec (Michael)
372 - CLJR decoder (Alex)
373
374 .. And lots more new enhancements and fixes.
375
376
377
378 version 0.4.6:
379
380 - completely new integer only MPEG audio layer 1/2/3 decoder rewritten
381 from scratch
382 - Recoded DCT and motion vector search with gcc (no longer depends on nasm)
383 - fix quantization bug in AC3 encoder
384 - added PCM codecs and format. Corrected WAV/AVI/ASF PCM issues
385 - added prototype ffplay program
386 - added GOB header parsing on H.263/H.263+ decoder (Juanjo)
387 - bug fix on MCBPC tables of H.263 (Juanjo)
388 - bug fix on DC coefficients of H.263 (Juanjo)
389 - added Advanced Prediction Mode on H.263/H.263+ decoder (Juanjo)
390 - now we can decode H.263 streams found in QuickTime files (Juanjo)
391 - now we can decode H.263 streams found in VIVO v1 files(Juanjo)
392 - preliminary RTP "friendly" mode for H.263/H.263+ coding. (Juanjo)
393 - added GOB header for H.263/H.263+ coding on RTP mode (Juanjo)
394 - now H.263 picture size is returned on the first decoded frame (Juanjo)
395 - added first regression tests
396 - added MPEG-2 TS demuxer
397 - new demux API for libav
398 - more accurate and faster IDCT (Michael)
399 - faster and entropy-controlled motion search (Michael)
400 - two pass video encoding (Michael)
401 - new video rate control (Michael)
402 - added MSMPEG4V1, MSMPEGV2 and WMV1 support (Michael)
403 - great performance improvement of video encoders and decoders (Michael)
404 - new and faster bit readers and vlc parsers (Michael)
405 - high quality encoding mode: tries all macroblock/VLC types (Michael)
406 - added DV video decoder
407 - preliminary RTP/RTSP support in ffserver and libavformat
408 - H.263+ AIC decoding/encoding support (Juanjo)
409 - VCD MPEG-PS mode (Juanjo)
410 - PSNR stuff (Juanjo)
411 - simple stats output (Juanjo)
412 - 16-bit and 15-bit RGB/BGR/GBR support (Bisqwit)
413
414
415
416 version 0.4.5:
417
418 - some header fixes (Zdenek Kabelac <kabi at informatics.muni.cz>)
419 - many MMX optimizations (Nick Kurshev <nickols_k at mail.ru>)
420 - added configure system (actually a small shell script)
421 - added MPEG audio layer 1/2/3 decoding using LGPL'ed mpglib by
422 Michael Hipp (temporary solution - waiting for integer only
423 decoder)
424 - fixed VIDIOCSYNC interrupt
425 - added Intel H.263 decoding support ('I263' AVI fourCC)
426 - added Real Video 1.0 decoding (needs further testing)
427 - simplified image formats again. Added PGM format (=grey
428 pgm). Renamed old PGM to PGMYUV.
429 - fixed msmpeg4 slice issues (tell me if you still find problems)
430 - fixed OpenDivX bugs with newer versions (added VOL header decoding)
431 - added support for MPlayer interface
432 - added macroblock skip optimization
433 - added MJPEG decoder
434 - added mmx/mmxext IDCT from libmpeg2
435 - added pgmyuvpipe, ppm, and ppm_pipe formats (original patch by Celer
436 <celer at shell.scrypt.net>)
437 - added pixel format conversion layer (e.g. for MJPEG or PPM)
438 - added deinterlacing option
439 - MPEG-1/2 fixes
440 - MPEG-4 vol header fixes (Jonathan Marsden <snmjbm at pacbell.net>)
441 - ARM optimizations (Lionel Ulmer <lionel.ulmer at free.fr>).
442 - Windows porting of file converter
443 - added MJPEG raw format (input/ouput)
444 - added JPEG image format support (input/output)
445
446
447
448 version 0.4.4:
449
450 - fixed some std header definitions (Bjorn Lindgren
451 <bjorn.e.lindgren at telia.com>).
452 - added MPEG demuxer (MPEG-1 and 2 compatible).
453 - added ASF demuxer
454 - added prototype RM demuxer
455 - added AC3 decoding (done with libac3 by Aaron Holtzman)
456 - added decoding codec parameter guessing (.e.g. for MPEG, because the
457 header does not include them)
458 - fixed header generation in MPEG-1, AVI and ASF muxer: wmplayer can now
459 play them (only tested video)
460 - fixed H.263 white bug
461 - fixed phase rounding in img resample filter
462 - add MMX code for polyphase img resample filter
463 - added CPU autodetection
464 - added generic title/author/copyright/comment string handling (ASF and RM
465 use them)
466 - added SWF demux to extract MP3 track (not usable yet because no MP3
467 decoder)
468 - added fractional frame rate support
469 - codecs are no longer searched by read_header() (should fix ffserver
470 segfault)
471
472
473
474 version 0.4.3:
475
476 - BGR24 patch (initial patch by Jeroen Vreeken <pe1rxq at amsat.org>)
477 - fixed raw yuv output
478 - added motion rounding support in MPEG-4
479 - fixed motion bug rounding in MSMPEG4
480 - added B-frame handling in video core
481 - added full MPEG-1 decoding support
482 - added partial (frame only) MPEG-2 support
483 - changed the FOURCC code for H.263 to "U263" to be able to see the
484 +AVI/H.263 file with the UB Video H.263+ decoder. MPlayer works with
485 this +codec ;) (JuanJo).
486 - Halfpel motion estimation after MB type selection (JuanJo)
487 - added pgm and .Y.U.V output format
488 - suppressed 'img:' protocol. Simply use: /tmp/test%d.[pgm|Y] as input or
489 output.
490 - added pgmpipe I/O format (original patch from Martin Aumueller
491 <lists at reserv.at>, but changed completely since we use a format
492 instead of a protocol)
493
494
495
496 version 0.4.2:
497
498 - added H.263/MPEG-4/MSMPEG4 decoding support. MPEG-4 decoding support
499 (for OpenDivX) is almost complete: 8x8 MVs and rounding are
500 missing. MSMPEG4 support is complete.
501 - added prototype MPEG-1 decoder. Only I- and P-frames handled yet (it
502 can decode ffmpeg MPEGs :-)).
503 - added libavcodec API documentation (see apiexample.c).
504 - fixed image polyphase bug (the bottom of some images could be
505 greenish)
506 - added support for non clipped motion vectors (decoding only)
507 and image sizes non-multiple of 16
508 - added support for AC prediction (decoding only)
509 - added file overwrite confirmation (can be disabled with -y)
510 - added custom size picture to H.263 using H.263+ (Juanjo)
511
512
513 version 0.4.1:
514
515 - added MSMPEG4 (aka DivX) compatible encoder. Changed default codec
516 of AVI and ASF to DIV3.
517 - added -me option to set motion estimation method
518 (default=log). suppressed redundant -hq option.
519 - added options -acodec and -vcodec to force a given codec (useful for
520 AVI for example)
521 - fixed -an option
522 - improved dct_quantize speed
523 - factorized some motion estimation code
524
525
526
527 version 0.4.0:
528
529 - removing grab code from ffserver and moved it to ffmpeg. Added
530 multistream support to ffmpeg.
531 - added timeshifting support for live feeds (option ?date=xxx in the
532 URL)
533 - added high quality image resize code with polyphase filter (need
534 mmx/see optimization). Enable multiple image size support in ffserver.
535 - added multi live feed support in ffserver
536 - suppressed master feature from ffserver (it should be done with an
537 external program which opens the .ffm url and writes it to another
538 ffserver)
539 - added preliminary support for video stream parsing (WAV and AVI half
540 done). Added proper support for audio/video file conversion in
541 ffmpeg.
542 - added preliminary support for video file sending from ffserver
543 - redesigning I/O subsystem: now using URL based input and output
544 (see avio.h)
545 - added WAV format support
546 - added "tty user interface" to ffmpeg to stop grabbing gracefully
547 - added MMX/SSE optimizations to SAD (Sums of Absolutes Differences)
548 (Juan J. Sierralta P. a.k.a. "Juanjo" <juanjo at atmlab.utfsm.cl>)
549 - added MMX DCT from mpeg2_movie 1.5 (Juanjo)
550 - added new motion estimation algorithms, log and phods (Juanjo)
551 - changed directories: libav for format handling, libavcodec for
552 codecs
553
554
555
556 version 0.3.4:
557
558 - added stereo in MPEG audio encoder
559
560
561
562 version 0.3.3:
563
564 - added 'high quality' mode which use motion vectors. It can be used in
565 real time at low resolution.
566 - fixed rounding problems which caused quality problems at high
567 bitrates and large GOP size
568
569
570
571 version 0.3.2: small fixes
572
573 - ASF fixes
574 - put_seek bug fix
575
576
577
578 version 0.3.1: added avi/divx support
579
580 - added AVI support
581 - added MPEG-4 codec compatible with OpenDivX. It is based on the H.263 codec
582 - added sound for flash format (not tested)
583
584
585
586 version 0.3: initial public release