Assets 5

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

@Nevcairiel Nevcairiel released this Oct 5, 2018 · 3 commits to master since this release

Assets 5

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

@Nevcairiel Nevcairiel released this Jun 19, 2018 · 27 commits to master since this release

Assets 5

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

@Nevcairiel Nevcairiel released this Feb 15, 2018 · 85 commits to master since this release

Assets 5

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)

@Nevcairiel Nevcairiel released this Jul 5, 2017 · 176 commits to master since this release

Assets 5

0.70.2 - 2017/07/06
LAV Video

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

@Nevcairiel Nevcairiel released this Jul 1, 2017 · 178 commits to master since this release

Assets 5

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

@Nevcairiel Nevcairiel released this Jun 15, 2017 · 190 commits to master since this release

Assets 5

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

@Nevcairiel Nevcairiel released this Dec 11, 2016 · 281 commits to master since this release

Assets 5

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

@Nevcairiel Nevcairiel released this May 5, 2016 · 337 commits to master since this release

Assets 5

0.68.1 - 2016/05/05
LAV Splitter

  • NEW: Support for reading metadata tags from MKV files (including the "3d-plane" MVC 3D tag from MakeMKV 1.9.10 and newer)
  • Fixed: Improved handling of QuickTime codecs in MKV files
  • Fixed: S302M audio streams with non-pcm content did not work anymore (requires an external decoder)

LAV Video

  • Changed: Flags for BT.2020 are exported in DXVA2_ExtendedFormat (previously only reported to madVR, since the Windows SDK did not specify them)
  • Changed: Prevent connections to the "AVI Decompressor" filter which could result in a broken image or crashes otherwise
  • Fixed: Some progressive files could report the wrong FPS when software deinterlacing was turned on
  • Fixed: MPEG-2 streams using "intra refresh" did not decode properly

LAV Audio

  • Fixed: Decoding MPEG Audio streams from the Microsoft MPEG-1 Splitter could result in playback starting with an audible glitch

@Nevcairiel Nevcairiel released this Mar 8, 2016 · 367 commits to master since this release

Assets 5

0.68.0 - 2016/03/08
LAV Splitter

  • NEW: H.264 MVC 3D demuxing from MKV 3D, Blu-ray discs and Blu-ray SSIF files
  • Fixed: The bitdepth of DTS-HD MA streams is reported properly in the stream information

LAV Video

  • NEW: H.264 MVC 3D decoding (requires madVR 0.90 or newer)
  • NEW: HEVC HDR streams export the HDR metadata to the video renderer (requires madVR 0.89.18 or newer)
  • NEW: VP9 DXVA2 Hardware Acceleration
  • NEW: Weston Three Field Deinterlacing filter (w3fdif)
  • NEW: Ability to choose which GPU is used for DXVA2-CopyBack decoding
  • Changed: Removed the CUVID HQ processing option, it is now automatically used when appropriate
  • Fixed: CUVID would crash when playing certain HEVC files
  • Fixed: Some pixel format conversions were much slower than expected
  • Fixed: Pixel Format changes mid-stream were not re-negotiated with the renderer in all cases
  • Fixed: Changes in the framerate due to software deinterlacing are properly reflected in the media type

LAV Audio

  • Fixed: Increased PCM buffering to avoid stuttering with TrueHD on some audio devices