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@Nevcairiel Nevcairiel released this Mar 19, 2019 · 30 commits to master since this release

0.74.1 - 2019/03/19
LAV Video

  • Fixed: VP9 video could produce wrong timestamps, resulting in a black screen or other playback disruptions
  • Fixed: Decoding VP9 from a non-keyframe (ie. after a seek, or badly cut file) would not always recover properly once a keyframe was encountered
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@Nevcairiel Nevcairiel released this Mar 16, 2019 · 34 commits to master since this release

0.74.0 - 2019/03/16
LAV Splitter

  • Changed: Using GnuTLS for HTTPS and other TLS protocols, improving performance and compatibility with a lot of web streaming services (ie. YouTube Live Streams through youtube-dl, and more)
  • Fixed: Keyframes in MP4 files were being reported with a slightly offset timestamp, resulting in slow keyframe seeking
  • Fixed: Subtitles that stretch over chapter boundaries could be lost in Ordered Chapter MKV files
  • Fixed: Fonts embedded in MKVs without a proper mimetype were not being imported (now it checks the file extensions for .ttf/.otf as well)

LAV Video

  • NEW: Initial support for parsing HDR10+ (SMPTE ST 2094-40) metadata, and passing it to the video renderer
  • NEW: Using the dav1d AV1 decoder for significantly improved AV1 decoding performance
  • Changed: Re-enabled experimental hardware acceleration for H.264 MVC 3D decoding on Intel GPUs, disabled by default
  • Changed: Updated Intel MediaSDK dispatchers to the latest Media SDK, fixing compatibility with newer runtimes in the Intel DCH drivers
  • Changed: Improved support for additional UtVideo subtypes

LAV Audio

  • Changed: Added an option to disable the PCM fallback when bitstreaming is requested
  • Fixed: Further improvements to TrueHD Bitstreaming, resolving glitching on more new titles (particularly seamless branching titles)
  • Fixed: Automatic fallback from bitstreaming to PCM could crash in some situations
Assets 5

@Nevcairiel Nevcairiel released this Oct 11, 2018 · 77 commits to master since this release

0.73.1 - 2018/10/11
LAV Video

  • Fixed: Container-provided color information will only overwrite video bitstream color information if its set and valid

LAV Audio

  • Fixed: Certain multi-channel AAC streams did not decode in 0.73
Assets 5

@Nevcairiel Nevcairiel released this Oct 5, 2018 · 80 commits to master since this release

0.73.0 - 2018/10/05
LAV Splitter

  • Changed: Export the description of cover art and attachments for use by players
  • Fixed: Properly marked the packet allocator as providing read-only packets, to avoid crashes with in-place transform filters

LAV Video

  • NEW: Support for AV1 decoding using libaom
  • Changed: Enabled VP9 hardware acceleration by default
  • Fixed: The aspect ratio of certain WMV/VC-1 files was not being properly respected in the WMV9 MFT decoder
Assets 5

@Nevcairiel Nevcairiel released this Jun 19, 2018 · 104 commits to master since this release

0.72.0 - 2018/06/19
LAV Video

  • Changed: Enabled CineformHD decoding by default, since the decoder has much improved
  • Fixed: Decoding Matroska files with Linked Segments which used old x264 4:4:4 encodes could result in corruption

LAV Audio

  • NEW: Blu-ray Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 decoding and bitstreaming support
  • NEW: LAV Audio will fallback to audio decoding if bitstreaming is not supported by the audio renderer/hardware
  • Fixed: DTS-HD HRA bitstreaming did not work properly with many A/V receivers
  • Fixed: TrueHD bitstreaming could result in drop-outs on high bitrate TrueHD+Atmos streams
Assets 5

@Nevcairiel Nevcairiel released this Feb 15, 2018 · 162 commits to master since this release

0.71.0 - 2018/02/15
General

  • LAV Filters now requires Windows Vista or newer, Windows XP is no longer supported

LAV Splitter

  • NEW: Preliminary support for UHD Blu-ray parsing

LAV Video

  • NEW: D3D11 hardware accelerated decoding (native mode with madVR, Copy-Back otherwise)
  • Fixed: HDR metadata was not properly communicated to madVR in DXVA2-Native mode
  • Fixed: Anamorphic WMV9/VC-1 videos were not being played back with the correct aspect ratio in all cases
  • Fixed: Changing certain settings while playback was paused could result in a deadlock
  • Fixed: Playing severly corrupted HEVC streams with hardware decoding could result in playback failing entirely, instead of skipping over the corruption

LAV Audio

  • NEW: Basic support for AAC 960 streams (common in DVB radio streams)
Assets 5

@Nevcairiel Nevcairiel released this Jul 5, 2017 · 253 commits to master since this release

0.70.2 - 2017/07/06
LAV Video

  • Fixed: DXVA2 decoding could fail in 0.70 after a dynamic media type change
Assets 5

@Nevcairiel Nevcairiel released this Jul 1, 2017 · 255 commits to master since this release

0.70.1 - 2017/07/01
LAV Video

  • NEW: DXVA2-CopyBack uses D3D9Ex to allow headless operation
  • Changed: Increased the maximum number of decode threads to 32
  • Changed: Rebalanced the "Auto" thread strategy to use the exact number of available CPU cores, instead of 1.5x the cores
  • Fixed: Certain H264 streams could crash in 0.70 due to lack of buffer padding
Assets 5

@Nevcairiel Nevcairiel released this Jun 15, 2017 · 267 commits to master since this release

0.70.0 - 2017/06/15
General

  • Official LAV Filters builds require a SSE2 capable CPU

LAV Splitter

  • Fixed: Certain MP4/MOV files didn't play or seek correctly in recent versions of LAV Splitter
  • Fixed: HEVC in MP4 without PTS timestamp is being signaled appropriately
  • Fixed: Closing RTSP streams did not properly call the TEARDOWN function

LAV Video

  • NEW: CUVID support for VP9 8/10-bit and HEVC 10/12-bit decoding
  • NEW: DXVA2 support for VP9 10-bit decoding
  • Changed: Simplified the internal dataflow to reduce overhead and improve performance
  • Changed: Enabled P010 output to EVR on Windows 10 Creators Update
  • Fixed: Y416 output was incorrect (required by madVR 0.91.8 and newer)
  • Fixed: Parsing H.264 MVC SEI NALs could fail in some cases
  • Fixed: CUVID decoding could deinterlace progressive streams under certain circumstances, degrading the quality

LAV Audio

  • Fixed: LATM AAC streams with Program Config Elements (PCE) (common in DVB-T2 broadcast) played with audible distortions
  • Fixed: Very short PCM audio streams didn't play properly
Assets 5

@Nevcairiel Nevcairiel released this Dec 11, 2016 · 358 commits to master since this release

0.69.0 - 2016/12/11
LAV Splitter

  • NEW: Support for extracting HDR metadata from YouTube HDR VP9 streams
  • Fixed: Reading MKV files could crash when encountering tags for unknown or disabled streams

LAV Video

  • NEW: Support for 10-bit UtVideo
  • NEW: MagicYUV decoding support
  • NEW: Experimental support for CineformHD decoding
  • Fixed: Converting 12-bit 4:4:4 YCbCr to RGB32 would result in a garbled image
  • Fixed: Decoding certain H.264 streams could drop a few frames at the start of playback

LAV Audio

  • NEW: DTS Express (LBR) decoding support
Assets 5
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