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EncodeHD -> Version History

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  • Release Date: Jul 11, 2013
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  • FFmpeg updated to git-00b1401 (2013-07-06)
  • MediaInfo updated to 0.7.64
  • Fixed up some FFmpeg command-line parameters
  • The newest releases of FFmpeg are pretty darn fast at re-encoding video though
Version Beta
  • Release Date: Feb 15, 2013
  • Added profiles for
    • AppleTV 3
    • iPad 3 / 4
    • iPhone 5
    • Nexus 4
    • Nexus 7
    • Lumia 920
    • Galaxy S2
    • Galaxy S3
  • Fixes to iPad 1 / 2 profile for AC3 audio in TV mode
  • Added support for progress in task bar for Win 7 / 8
  • Updated H.264 encoding parameters to improve quality
  • Updated to work with latest FFmpeg builds
  • Changed all the profile names to be more descriptive
  • Try to handle files with no frame rate details
  • Removed Snarl support
  • Updated Ffmpeg to git-26c531c (25th Nov 2012)
  • Updated MediaInfo to 0.7.61 (22nd Oct 2012)
  • Release Date: Aug 6, 2011
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  • CHANGE: MediaInfo updated to
  • CHANGE: FFmpeg updated to r31572
  • FIX: Progress failed to display with newer FFmpeg builds
  • FIX: AC3 audio wasn’t enabled for AppleTV 2
Version Version
  • Release Date: Feb 17, 2011
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  • FIX: Unhandled exception could occur when starting the application
  • Release Date: Feb 12, 2011
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  • NEW: Added WTV support
  • CHANGE: Updated FFmpeg to Git Revision c9e16a9
  • CHANGE: Switched back to experimental AAC encoder. Quality is great now, and it removes the requirement for libfaac
  • CHANGE: Updated MediaInfo to 0.7.41
  • Release Date: Dec 3, 2010
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  • CHANGE: Updated FFmpeg to r25456
  • CHANGE: Updated MediaInfo to 0.7.37
  • Release Date: Sep 15, 2010
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  • NEW: Stream Copying is now an option
  • CHANGE: WDTV profile now outputs MP4 instead of M4V to fix file-seeking issue
  • CHANGE: FFmpeg updated to r25107
  • CHANGE: Cosmetic fixes
  • Release Date: Aug 14, 2010
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  • NEW: Added Dutch as a preferred audio language
  • CHANGE: Stream copying is no longer done on X360. Was causing too many problems
  • CHANGE: Reverted back to older MP4Box version to fix Auto-splitting issue
  • CHANGE: Updated FFmpeg to 24623
  • CHANGE: Updated MediaInfo to 0.7.34
  • Release Date: Jul 8, 2010
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  • NEW: Added support for HTC Desire
  • NEW: Added support for Nokia N900
  • NEW: Added Hebrew as a preferred language type
  • CHANGE: Revert back to 2-channel down-sampling. Seems to work most of the time and 5.1 AAC caused device incompatibilities. Better to fail upfront than after encoding
  • FIX: Double conversion error could occur in locales where the decimal is ,
  • Release Date: Jun 24, 2010
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  • NEW: Support for Apple iPhone 4 & iPad
  • NEW: Support for HTC EVO 4G
  • NEW: H.264 video stream copying when specific device adjustments (resolution / bitrate) are not required, giving dramatic performance improvements (no need to re-encode)
  • CHANGE: Switched to Gianluigi Tiesi’s FFmpeg builds to avail of dynamic loading of the ‘libfaac’ library (r23591). This is an additional component that is not GPL compliant and needs to be downloaded separately from here under the ‘faac encoder’ section
  • CHANGE: No longer try to force 2 channel audio from 5.1 audio streams. FFmpeg generally fails. Instead, try 5.1 AAC and let the device downmix
  • CHANGE: Increased maximum audio bitrates for AppleTV, PS3, X360 and WDTV to 320kbps
  • CHANGE: Updated MediaInfo to 0.7.33
  • CHANGE: Updated MP4Box to 0.4.6 Dev 12/06/2010
  • Release Date: Feb 20, 2010
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  • NEW: Profile for Nexus One
  • CHANGE: Merge GitHub changes by KraftDinner
  • CHANGE: FFmpeg reverted back to r18709
  • CHANGE: MediaInfo updated to 0.7.27
  • FIX: Revert to using libfaac instead of newer experimental AAC encoder. Produced terrible audio
  • Release Date: Sep 30, 2009
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  • CHANGE: Removed all update checking code
  • CHANGE: Removed About dialog
  • CHANGE: Updated FFmpeg to r20060
  • CHANGE: Updated MediaInfo to 0.7.22
  • FIX: If the input audio was not AAC and the bitrate was too low, encoding would fail (due to an attempted stream copy)
  • Release Date: Sep 25, 2009
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  • NEW: /SOF Parameter. Shut down the machine when finished encoding
  • CHANGE: If the audio bitrate is too low on input files with AAC audio, the stream will now be copied instead of re-encoded (to preserve quality)
  • CHANGE: AppleTV Profile now forces 25fps in order to meet Apple specs on 720p content
  • CHANGE: Output file extension is now lower-case to ensure thumbnail generation
  • CHANGE: Removed Donation screen when starting up the app or on version upgrades
  • CHANGE: Updated FFmpeg to r19974
  • FIX: Some more aspect ratio fixes
  • Release Date: Aug 22, 2009
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  • NEW: Files with no audio tracks can now be encoded
  • NEW: Preliminary support for the ZuneHD (in theory, it all should work)
  • CHANGE: Increased Zune audio bitrate limit to 192kbps
  • CHANGE: Updated MediaInfo to 0.7.20
  • CHANGE: Updated FFmpeg to r19673
  • CHANGE: Some minor code cleanup
  • FIX: Audio Sample Rate wasn’t being set correctly for each profile
  • FIX: -ar FFmpeg flag didn’t work
  • Release Date: Jul 25, 2009
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  • CHANGE: Removed portable settings. Was buggy. Settings will now stay between version though
  • CHANGE: Further fixes to Aspect Ratio detection
  • CHANGE: Updated FFmpeg to r19467
  • CHANGE: Updated MediaInfo to 0.7.19
  • Release Date: Jul 11, 2009
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  • NEW: Soft-Subtitles can now be merged into the output file for Apple devices. Just place an SRT or SUB file with the same name in the same folder as your source video
  • NEW: Settings are now stored with the application (EncodeHD.Settings) for full app portability
  • NEW: Check For Updates on Startup option in Advanced Settings
  • CHANGE: Apple Device files are now always created with the M4V extension
  • CHANGE: Failed encoding now cancels the entire queue
  • CHANGE: Advanced Settings UI updated
  • CHANGE: Renamed a few Settings
  • CHANGE: Updated FFmpeg to r19393
  • CHANGE: Updated MediaInfo to 0.7.18+ 07-07-2009
  • FIX: Resolution scaling was sometimes calculated incorrectly, leading to unsupported video files on certain devices
  • FIX: Checking for updates on startup could hang for a few seconds during DNS resolution
  • FIX: “Value not multiple of 2″ error could occur when encoding
  • FIX: Auto-splitting would sometimes be skipped
  • Release Date: May 30, 2009
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  • NEW: Profile for Nokia E71
  • NEW: Profile for T-Mobile G1
  • NEW: Profile for YouTube HD
  • NEW: Support for MTS and M2TS file formats
  • CHANGE: Now a single instance application
  • CHANGE: Updated MediaInfo to 0.7.15+ 17-05-2009
  • CHANGE: Minor UI updates
  • Release Date: May 6, 2009
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  • CHANGE: FFmpeg updated to SVN-r18709
  • CHANGE: MediaInfo updated to 0.7.15 (Fixes MediaInfo unable to detect audio streams in some MPEG2 video files)
  • FIX: Incorrectly set buffer size on non-English locales causes FFmpeg bitrate error
  • FIX: Frequent audio drop-outs when stream remapping was required
  • Release Date: Apr 25, 2009
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  • CHANGE: Proper snarl registration and improved messaging
  • CHANGE: FFmpeg updated to SVN-r18639
  • CHANGE: MediaInfo SVN-0.7.14+ (20/04/2009)
  • CHANGE: Small updates to Update Checking to be more robust
  • FIX: Under certain conditions, advanced flags would duplicate values in the FFmpeg command-line, causing the encode to fail

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