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VLC Media Player 1.0.3

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What's new in this version:

- Port of the screen module from Xlib to XCB
- Support for the sftp protocol
- Support for CDDB servers for Audio-CD on Windows version

- Support for Atrac1
- HD dvb subtitles - Display Definition Segment support
- PGS subtitles for Blu-Ray
- Invmem modules improvements

- Support for ADPCM in .flv streams
- EXPERIMENTAL support for .aob files from DVD-Audio (MLP and LPCM) (Full disc support is NOT present yet)
- Support for TwinVQ (.vqf) files
- Various EGP improvements

- WPL playlist support
- ZPL playlist support
- Lua scripts for Mpora, Vimeo playback and Rockbox FM radios
- New Play-And-Pause function to stop playback on latest video image
- Podcast images are now displayed

Audio filters:
- Chorus/Flanger audio filter
- 3F1R to stereo downmix filter
- Dolby mixer, parameterized equalizer, trivial mixer, scaletempo, bandlimited resampler, linear resampler, ugly resampler, converter_float, converter_fixed, DTS to SPDIF and A/52 to SPDIF filters have been upgraded to the "audio filter2" API
- NEON assembly audio converter module

- x264, add psy-rd parameter and change default settings
- x264, add profile-limitter sameway as x264.eve has, for example #transcode{vcodec=h264,venc=x264{profile=baseline,level=1.2},vb=384,width=320,height=176}
- x264, defaults to crf=23 as x264.exe-does, if bitrate is given, uses ABR and if qp-value is set uses CQP
- libx264-version 0.76 or higher is required

Video Output:
- Rewrite of the video output core and most video outputs
- Added desktop mode to the Direct3D output module. It differs from DirectX desktop mode, because it hides the desktop icons, but reacts to mouse clicks.
- New x11 and xv modules based on XCB
- New deinterlacing modes based on yadif and yadif(x2)

- Support of .milk visualisation files using projectM libraries

Service discovery:
- Service discovery for Picture/Music/Video user directories
- Service discovery based on libudev

Stream output:
- New smem module, streaming to memory

Mac OS X Interface:
- Completely reworked user interface (based upon works from GSoC 2008)

Windows port:
- Integration in Windows 7 taskbar

Maemo port:
- Multiple improvements for N900 compliance and efficiency

Removed modules:
- csri
- galaktos
- showintf
- transrate
- Xlib x11, Xlib xvideo (use XCB instead)
- HAL (use libudev instead)
- gtk_main, gtk_main2, gnome_main, gnome_main2 and pda interfaces

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