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Version 0.73.1 Version 0.73
  • Release Date: Oct 6, 2018
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  • 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
Version 0.72
  • Release Date: Jun 20, 2018
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  • 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
Version 0.71
  • Release Date: Feb 16, 2018
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  • 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)
Version 0.70.2
  • Release Date: Jul 6, 2017
  • LAV Video
    - Fixed: DXVA2 decoding could fail in 0.70 after a dynamic media type change
Version 0.70.1
  • Release Date: Jul 2, 2017
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  • 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
Version 0.70
  • Release Date: Jun 16, 2017
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  • 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
Version 0.69
  • Release Date: Dec 12, 2016
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  • 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
Version 0.68.1
  • Release Date: May 5, 2016
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  • 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
Version 0.68
  • Release Date: Mar 9, 2016
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  • 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
Version 0.67
  • Release Date: Nov 16, 2015
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  • LAV Splitter
    - NEW: Support for HTTPS URLs
    - NEW: Automatic selection of the highest quality variant in HLS streams
    - Changed: Reverted back to the old ASF demuxer
    - Changed: Backported ASF seeking improvements to the old ASF demuxer
    - Fixed: ASS in AVI did not work in recent versions
    - Fixed: RTP/RTSP did not work properly in 0.66

    LAV Video
    - NEW: Improved DVD subtitle and menu drawing with madVR (support for madVRs subtitle repositioning and lower latency)
    - Changed: HEVC and 4K HWAccel is enabled by default
    - Changed: Enabled DXVA2-CB Direct Mode with YV12 output on 8-bit sources
    - Fixed: DVD menus could show a black screen instead of the menu in some situations

    LAV Audio
    - Fixed: Improved clipping behavior in badly mastered DTS-HD tracks
Version 0.66
  • Release Date: Sep 22, 2015
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  • LAV Splitter
    - NEW: Added options to increase the queue size for increased buffering
    - Changed: Switched ASF/WMV demuxing to a new demuxer from Libav
    - Fixed: Improved seeking with MPEG-TS files which contain teletext streams

    LAV Video
    - NEW: Support for DXVA2-Native decoding of HEVC 10-bit with EVR on supported GPUs
    - Changed: 4K Video Decoding on AMD graphics card is now enabled (needs recent drivers to work properly)
    - Changed: DXVA2-CB decoding uses less memory on NVIDIA graphics cards
    - Fixed: H264 DXVA2 decoding failed when no SPS/PPS was available in the media type
    - Fixed: Conversion of RGB48 to RGB32/24 did not properly use dithering
    - Fixed: Improved handling of a few DVD menu quirks
    - Fixed: Decoding 10-bit video with EVR could result in a black screen

    LAV Audio
    - Changed: 5.1 audio favors the "Side" 5.1 layout, which conforms to modern surround standards
Version 0.65
  • Release Date: Apr 22, 2015
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  • LAV Splitter
    - NEW: Support for MKV subtitle Cues to show subtitles immediately after a seek
    - NEW: Attachments and embedded cover art images are exported through the IDSMResourceBag interface
    - Fixed: Improved demuxing of HEVC in MPEG-TS and increased the reliability of the SPS/PPS/VPS extraction
    - Fixed: Demuxing Blu-rays/MPEG-TS where the first stream was not a video stream could result in broken timestamps
    - Fixed: Seeking in MKVs which are currently being written is more reliable

    LAV Video
    - Fixed: Improved HEVC DXVA2 decoding on a few samples
    - Fixed: Playback of VFR MPEG-4 in AVI had wrong timestamps in 0.64
    - Fixed: Improved handling of DVD subtitles without timestamps

    LAV Audio:
    - NEW: Native DTS-HD decoding using libdcadec
    - Changed: 5.1 audio prefers the speaker mask with side channels, to match recent specifications
Version 0.64
  • Release Date: Feb 13, 2015
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  • General
    - NEW: Individual LAV Filters can now be blacklisted through the registry by creating a key with the executable name in HKCU\Software\LAV\<Filter>\Blacklist

    LAV Splitter
    - NEW: Support for RTMP using rtmpdump-style parameter syntax
    - NEW: Support for Opus-in-TS
    - Fixed: The language reported for audio/subtitle streams on some Blu-rays could be wrong

    LAV Video
    - NEW: HEVC Main10 decoding in DXVA2 Copy-Back mode
    - Faster: DXVA2 Copy-Back in direct output mode uses up to 50% less CPU and performance is improved accordingly
    - Fixed: H.264 streams with only DTS timestamps would play out of sync with DXVA2
    - Fixed: DXVA2 could crash on some MPEG-2 streams
    - Fixed: Improved compatibility with a few HEVC streams when using DXVA2
Version 0.63
  • Release Date: Oct 3, 2014
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  • LAV Splitter
    - NEW: Support for playing AES encrypted HLS streams
    - NEW: Advanced Subtitle selection allows selecting subtitles by a string match on the stream title
    - NEW: Support for rtspu, rtspm, rtspt and rtsph URLs to force the RTSP transport protocol
    - NEW: Animated GIF image support
    - Fixed: Improved timestamp handling of badly muxed/corrupted H.264 streams
    - Fixed: 4K ProRes streams in MKV didn't play reliably
    - Fixed: Some HEVC streams in MKV/MP4 didn't play properly
    - Fixed: VobSubs in MP4 didn't properly export their color palette
    - Fixed: Streaming MP3s through the Microsoft URL filter could result in the last audio frame to be partially repeated
    - Fixed: The duration of MP3 files would be wrong if it contained long IDv3 tags
    - Fixed: TrueHD streams with an Dolby Atmos sub-stream were not demuxed properly

    LAV Video
    - NEW: Experimental support for CUVID and DXVA2 HEVC acceleration
    - Faster: HEVC decoding is up to 100% faster
    - Fixed: DVD subtitle rendering could crash in 64-bit builds

    LAV Audio
    - Fixed: TrueHD streams with an Dolby Atmos sub-stream did not decode
Version 0.62
  • Release Date: Jun 13, 2014
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  • LAV Splitter
    - Fixed: The filtered Forced Subtitles stream did not properly send all related subtitle data in some cases

    LAV Video
    - NEW: Implemented a WMV9 MFT decoder to replace the old DMO decoder for VC-1/WMV3 on Windows 7 and above
    - NEW: Support for VP7 video
    - Fixed: Multi-threaded video decoding could result in a handle leak on some systems
    - Fixed: Video processing was slow on Windows XP due to inefficient memcpy use
    - Fixed: DVD subtitles could overlap on some discs

    LAV Audio
    - Fixed: Dynamic format switching to an audio stream with a different sample rate did not work in some cases
Version 0.61.2
  • Release Date: Apr 9, 2014
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  • General
    • Installer: The installer does now backup DirectShow registry settings before overwriting them, allowing uninstall to restore them
  • LAV Splitter
    • NEW: Support for ProRes in MKV
    • Fixed: Opening AviSynth scripts with LAV Splitter which used DirectShowSource to load LAV Splitter again caused a deadlock
    • Fixed: Audio-only AviSynth scripts did not show a duration.
    • Fixed: Cue Sheets with directives with empty parameters could cause a crash
  • LAV Video
    • Fixed: AVC1 video streams without SPS/PPS in the configuration record did not decode properly
    • Fixed: Decoding H.264 streams with a resolution change using the DXVA2 Copy-Back decoder could crash
    • Fixed: YUV->RGB conversion produced the wrong output for the last line of odd-height 4:2:2 or 4:4:4 files
  • LAV Audio
    • Changed: LAV Audio offers more alternate output configurations to the audio renderer if the audio renderer refuses our preferred format.
    • Fixed: Decoding AC3 audio with corrupted audio frames could cause unnecessary format changes to occur and disrupt playback
    • Fixed: Decoding DTS audio on a CPU without SSE2 support could crash on some streams
Version 0.61.1
  • Release Date: Mar 7, 2014
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  • LAV Splitter
    • NEW: Support for opening "icyx://" stream URLs
    • Fixed: Opening of some Blu-ray discs would take several minutes and could hang the player.
  • LAV Video
    • Fixed: Aggressive Deinterlacing is no longer applied to soft-telecined content, which caused severe playback issues.
Version 0.61
  • Release Date: Mar 5, 2014
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  • LAV Splitter
    • NEW: Support for "demuxing" AviSynth scripts (requires AviSynth, 2.6 recommended)
    • NEW: Support for reading ICY stream metadata from ShoutCast streams
    • Fixed: The duration of DVB MPEG-TS files is being detected more reliably
    • Fixed: The ITrackInfo interface was not available in the last few versions
    • Fixed: The duration of certain Ogg Vorbis streams was wrong
    • Changed: DTS-HD audio tracks are now exposed using the official DTS-HD media type, in addition to the old DTS type
    • Workaround: Block WMP/WMC from always overwriting the initial track selection
  • LAV Video
    • NEW: Support for Duck TrueMotion 1/2
    • NEW: Support for BT.2020 in YCbCr -> RGB conversions
    • Fixed: Format conversion could cause out of memory errors when converting high-resolution videos
    • Fixed: The decoder could crash if DXVA2 decoding failed and the software decoder is unavailable
    • Fixed: Reduced binary bloat caused by the YCbCr -> RGB converter, reducing binary size to nearly half
    • Fixed: Playback of RV30/RV40 was not smooth in 0.60
    • Fixed: Video corruption when using DXVA2 on Intel GPUs when decoding certain VC-1 or MPEG-2 clips
    • Fixed: Decoding WMV3 Complex profile automatically falls back to software, since hardware decoding is unsupported.
    • Faster: DXVA2 Copy-Back decoding on Intel GPUs is significantly faster
    • Changed: If the wmv9dmo decoder is unavailable, the FFmpeg decoder is automatically used instead
    • Changed: Updated QuickSync decoder to the latest version, fixes a few timestamp issues.
    • Changed: Relaxed the resolution checks for H.264 decoding on AMD GPUs, allowing files with 2K resolutions to be decoded (ie. 2048x1280, etc.)
  • LAV Audio
    • NEW: Support for ATRAC3+
    • Fixed: Decoding AC3 audio could produce glitches in playback due to too aggressive error checking.
Version 0.60.1
  • Release Date: Jan 15, 2014
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  • LAV Splitter
    • Fixed a crash when opening MPEG-2 files with Stereo3D Metadata
    • Improved the format of the chapter names created from embedded cue sheets
    • Fixed an incompatibility in the IPropertyBag metadata interface with a few players
Version 0.60
  • Release Date: Jan 12, 2014
  • LAV Splitter
    • Improved playback of a few Blu-ray discs, avoids a hiccup at clip change
    • Support for reading embedded Cue Sheets from audio files as chapters
    • Added support for reporting the stream bitrate through IBitrateInfo (for MPC-HC et al.)
    • Additional metadata from the source file is exported through IPropertyBag (including "ROTATION" for video orientation information)
    • Fixed demuxing of MKV files with huge SSA/ASS format blocks (> 1MB)
    • Fixed playback of certain MPEG4 ASP streams in MKV to be smooth
  • LAV Video
    • Added support for VC-1/WMV3 DXVA2 decoding on recent Intel GPUs (Ivy Bridge/Haswell, needs recent drivers)
    • Fixed a crash when stopping playback or seeking on AMD when using DXVA2 Native
    • Fixed playback of WMVA videos in software mode
    • Fixed a few issues with output of odd-height videos when converting to various pixel formats
    • Fixed a few corner cases when reporting the video range to madVR
    • Fixed a crash when playing raw video files with unaligned width (non mod16)
  • LAV Audio
    • The version of the DTS DLL decoder is now checked, and versions before are blocked (since they do not work)
    • Fixed an issue with DTS parsing which could result in occasional audio stutter
    • Improved support for Opus audio pre-skip
Version 0.59.1
  • Release Date: Nov 5, 2013
  • LAV Splitter
    • Fixed a regression when demuxing AAC audio from MP4/MOV files
Version 0.59
  • Release Date: Nov 4, 2013
  • LAV Splitter
    • Support for demuxing H.265/HEVC and VP9
    • Improvements for H.264 in AVI or as raw video streams
    • Improved stream detection in files which start with a few seconds audio before the video
    • Improved timestamp handling when demuxing seamless branching Blu-rays, fixes a few hicups/freezes mid-stream
  • LAV Video
    • Support for decoding H.265/HEVC and VP9
    • Accept H.264 from the MainConcept demuxer
    • Added support for DV Video from Canopus cameras
  • LAV Audio
    • Fixed playback issues on a few DTS and DTS-HD tracks
Version 0.58.2
  • Release Date: Jul 27, 2013
  • LAV Splitter
    • Fixed demuxing of WavPack from MKV
  • LAV Video
    • Fixed a crash when YADIF was being used on a single- or dual-core CPU
  • LAV Audio
    • Fixed decoding of DTS streams with a frame size change mid-stream
Version 0.58.1
  • Release Date: Jul 10, 2013
  • LAV Splitter
    • Improved UDP network streaming
    • Added a new option to configure the stream analysis duration of network streams
    • Reduced subtitle delay on certain Blu-ray titles
    • Improved detection of DTS-in-WAV
    • Improved I/O behaviour for sequential reading from optical media
  • LAV Video
    • Fixed dynamic reconnection on parameter changes (Aspect Ratio, etc) with VMR-9
    • Support for Apple Intermediate Codec (ICOD)
    • dxva2: added a check for AMD UVD/UVD+ GPUs to ensure the H.264 Level 4.1 DPB restrictions are met
  • LAV Audio
    • Fixed a regression decoding certain Ogg Vorbis streams
Version 0.58
  • Release Date: Jun 24, 2013
  • General
    • LAV Filters now includes a manifest file to control DLL loading
    • Fixed the shortcuts to the configuration dialogs created by the installer in the start menu
  • LAV Splitter
    • Handle the "Default" flag in MKV files with multiple video streams
    • Fixed a regression in VC-1 demuxing which caused some streams to fail decoding with the WMV9 DMO decoder
    • Improved transition between ordered chapters in certain (badly formed) MKV files
    • Improved handling of AVC1 in AVI files
    • Improved accuracy of IAMStreamSelect::get_CurrentMarker
    • Several potential crash fixes and stability improvements
  • LAV Video
    • YADIF deinterlacing is now multi-threaded, significant performance improvement on multi-core CPUs
    • Improved detection of progressive streams to ensure deinterlacing is disabled, especially when "Aggressive Deinterlacing" is used
    • Restored Fraps constant frame rate output by proper handling of repeated frames
    • Support for the new UtVideo sub-types, and fixed a regression in UtVideo decoding
    • cuvid: fix double-rate deinterlacing on certain streams without timing information
    • Updated the Intel QuickSync Decoder to 0.44
Version 0.57
  • Release Date: May 21, 2013
  • LAV Splitter
    • Added a Popup Menu to the Tray Icon which allows Stream, Edition and Chapter switching
    • Improved stream selection in files with multiple video streams
    • Improved performance when opening MKVs with linked segments
    • Fixed playback of MKVs with Segment Linking and Vorbis Audio
  • LAV Video
    • Enabled Hardware/GPU Deinterlacing when using the QuickSync decoder
    • Support for JPEG2000 DCinema streams
    • Support for RGB48 output, and high-quality dithering of RGB48 to RGB32
    • Fixed a crash with DXVA2 Native on AMD GPUs in certain situations
    • Improved detection of H.264 RGB streams, improves support with EVR
    • Adjusted performance tuning for consistent performance in both playback and transcoding (in 0.56, transcoding could be slow)
  • LAV Audio
    • Use the FLAC channel mask from metadata, fixes playback of FLAC files with non-standard channel layouts
Version 0.56.2
  • Release Date: Apr 20, 2013
  • LAV Splitter
    • Emit the EC_LENGTH_CHANGED event when the edition is changed, to help players update their playback duration
  • LAV Video
    • dxva2: fixed corruption/dropped frames after seeking in interlaced MPEG-2/VC-1 streams
    • dxva2: fixed corruption after seeking in interlaced H.264 on AMD GPUs
    • dxva2: fixed decoding of H.264 on AMD UVD/UVD+ GPUs (HD 2xxx/3xxx Series)
    • dxva2: disabled wmv3 decoding on AMD UVD/UVD+ GPUs (until it can be fixed)
    • Fixed colorspace used for YUV Fraps to always be BT.709
    • Added support for MPEG-4 Video with the BLZ0 FourCC (used in older Blizzard games)
Version 0.56.1
  • Release Date: Apr 13, 2013
  • General
    • LAV Splitter
      • Fixed various crashes with ordered chapter MKVs
      • Fixed a crash when playing an MKV with a disabled subtitle track
      • Fixed switching between video streams with different codecs (ie. H264 -> MPEG2)
    • LAV Video
      • Fixed a crash on close with DXVA2 Native
      • Re-tuned YADIF for smooth playback instead of benchmarking
Version 0.56
  • Release Date: Apr 11, 2013
  • General
    • Major ffmpeg update, the DLLs have had their version number increased
  • LAV Splitter
    • Support for Matroska Ordered Chaptes / Segment Linking
    • Improved support for parsing language tags from OGM files
    • Small performance improvements by avoiding copying the stream data in memory needlessly
    • Improved duration calculation for MP3 files
  • LAV Video
    • Performance improvements for single-threaded decoders and YADIF (up to 20% in some situations)
Version 0.55.3
  • Release Date: Feb 11, 2013
  • LAV Splitter
    • Improved handling of Annex B H.264 in many containers
    • Improved support for external source filters without seeking ability (live sources)
    • Fixed duration in some MP4/MOV files
    • Fixed stream program assignment for some MPEG-TS files (resulted in some streams not visible)
  • LAV Video
    • Added support for TSCC2
    • Fixed a crash when playing certain H.264 files with QuickSync or CUVID
Version 0.55.2
  • Release Date: Jan 26, 2013
  • LAV Splitter
    • Improved support for MP4-style H.264 in AVI
    • Further improvements for AAC in MPEG-TS
    • Small improvements to handling Blu-rays with odd stream configurations
    • Improved handling of Ogg Vorbis streams
  • LAV Video
    • Basic support for playing DVDs in different playback rates
    • Fixed DXVA2 resource cleanup which may have caused a crash in some situations with DXVA2-Native
    • Fixed A/V Sync when using the WMV9 DMO decoder (especially noticable after seeking)
  • LAV Audio
    • Improved AC3 decoding quality (thanks to madshi for the patch in ffmpeg)
Version 0.55.1
  • Release Date: Jan 12, 2013
  • General
    • Clicking the Tray Icon with a Property Page already active brings it back to the front
  • LAV Splitter
    • Added an option to disable quality-based audio stream selection (selects the first stream matching the language preferences)
    • Removed Bitrate from audio quality criterias, because its too unreliable at this point.
  • LAV Video
    • Fixed YADIF deinterlacing (broken after a ffmpeg update on 0.55)
  • LAV Audio
    • Switched to Triangular Dithering for 16-bit Integer conversions
Version 0.55
  • Release Date: Jan 10, 2013
  • General
    • All Filters now have an optional tray icon which can open the property sheet when clicked (disabled by default)
  • LAV Splitter
    • Improved FPS detection for interlaced H.264 streams in Matroska
    • Fixed H.264 in Ogg and PMP
    • Fixed seeking in RMVB files with AAC audio
    • Improved support for AAC in MPEG-TS (especially in ISDB-T)
    • Fixed Key-Frame seeking for AVI and added support for MP4
  • LAV Video
    • Improved handling of raw RGB video with LAV Splitter (Video was upside-down in some cases)
    • Improved support for the Overlay Mixer renderer
    • Fixed decoding of non-mod16 video with CUVID
    • Fixed DXVA2 decoding of H.264 MBAFF content with >= 16px cropping
    • Support for fade in/out animations in DVD subtitles
    • Fixed DVD menu overlays showing too early on some discs
    • Fixed forced DVD subtitles being stuck on the screen until the next subtitle line
    • Improved playback of MPEG-1 in MKV with Haali Splitter
  • LAV Audio
    • Fixed 6.1 to 7.1 upmixing when the standard channel layout option is turned off
    • Dithering when converting audio to 16-bit Integer
    • Fallback to DTS "Core" bitstreaming if DTS-HD fails
Version 0.54.1
  • Release Date: Nov 28, 2012
  • LAV Splitter
    • Improved seeking in MP4 files created by Windows Live Movie Maker
  • LAV Video
  • Improved H.264 DXVA on recent Intel GPUs (Sandy/Ivy Bridge and newer Atoms)
    • Fixed corruption with high number of reference frames ( > 11 )
    • Fixed corruption in MBAFF interlaced content
  • Fixed an issue that caused DVD menus/subtitles to stop working in DXVA2 Native mode in some situations
Version 0.54
  • Release Date: Nov 25, 2012
  • LAV Splitter
    • Subtitle selection in "Default" mode now properly takes the "Default Track" flag into account
    • Fixed an issue that could cause graph flush events to be send out of sync
  • LAV Video
    • The DXVA2 Native decoder can now properly detect hardware support for video resolutions
    • Allows 4K DXVA2 decoding on NVIDIA
    • New options to control which resolutions are being handled by the hardware decoder (SD, HD and 4K/UHD)
    • Added support for DVD menu overlays and DVD subtitles with DXVA2 Native
    • Improved DXVA2 Native support with madVR
    • Fixed a freeze when playing corrupted H.264 streams in DXVA2 Native
    • Fixed a few rare DVD menu issues when using the QuickSync decoder
Version 0.53.2
  • Release Date: Nov 12, 2012
  • LAV Video
    • Fixed DVD menu still frames with DXVA2 Copy Back
    • Fixed Live TV playback with QuickSync
Version 0.53.1
  • Release Date: Nov 10, 2012
  • LAV Video
    • Fixed initial media type when YADIF is active
    • Fixed an image corruption issue with DVD playback
    • Improved handling of DVD menus on some discs
    • Reduced decode latency with CUVID/DXVA2-CB on DVDs for
    • smoother playback in some situations
    • Added an option to toggle HW decoding for DVDs
Version 0.53
  • Release Date: Nov 6, 2012
  • LAV Splitter
    • Added support for reading image files (tiff, png, jpeg, tga, bmp)
    • Support for MPEG-4 ASP in MPEG-TS
    • Support for reading metadata using the IAMMediaContent interface
    • Fixed Aspect Ratio on some wmv/asf files
  • LAV Video
    • Fixed a crash in the WMV9 DMO decoder on Windows 8
    • DVD improvements
        - Subtitles are properly cleared from the screen, and won't be shown forever on some discs - Improved subtitle/menu positioning on some PAL discs - Improved handling of still frame DVD menus - Fixed a deadlock that caused the player to freeze in some DVD menus - Improved quality of blending subtitles/menus
    • QuickSync improvements
        - Support using QuickSync in Fullscreen Exclusive mode (ie. in WMC) - Improved fallback to software decoding if QuickSync is not available - Support for DVD decoding
    • Added support for Avid DV
    • Properly indicate progressive video when YADIF deinterlacing is activated
  • LAV Audio
    • Added proper DirectShow types and config options for AMR-NB, Nellymoser and various (AD)PCM variants
Version 0.52
  • Release Date: Oct 20, 2012
  • LAV Splitter
    • Improved IO performance on network sources
    • Added an option to configure the maximum memory usage of the frame queues
    • Support ALAC in MKV
    • Support SRT subtitles in AVI
    • Improved raw video support in combination with LAV Video
  • LAV Video
    • Support for DVD Video decoding
    • Slight GPU memory usage reduction with DXVA2 Native
    • Fixed video corruption after seeks with VP3/Theora
    • Fixed decoding of "old" H.264 4:4:4 lossless files
    • More strict handling of output pixel formats, only enabled formats are allowed for output
    • QuickSync: Improved compatibility with new driver series
    • Improved support for VC-1 with the SageTV MpegDemux
  • LAV Audio
    • Fixed a few issues with audio mixing
      • Some channels would occasionally be mixed twice, causing incorrect audio levels
      • Downmixing 8ch to stereo could crash on some systems
      • Increased maximum LFE coefficient to 3.0 and fixed scale to be consistent with surround/center coefficients
      • Added downmixing to Mono
      • Clipping protection is no longer reset on seeks
    • Added support for Opus
    • Fixed excessive memory allocations when decoding MPEG4-ALS
Version 0.51.3
  • Release Date: Jul 20, 2012
  • LAV Splitter
    • Further improved H264 media type creation
  • LAV Audio
    • Fixed an issue with the initial media types causing graph building failures in some situations
    • Fixed a bug with DVBViewer which caused a delay on channel changes
Version 0.51.2
  • Release Date: Jul 15, 2012
  • LAV Splitter
    • Improved H264 media type creation with some files
    • Fixed reading of QuickTime/AppleText chapters in MOV/MP4
  • LAV Video
    • Reduced latency of H264 software decoding (improves Live TV playback)
    • Fixed chroma handling of the YCgCo to RGB conversion
    • Fixed timestamp handling of MPEG2 (regression introduced in 0.51)
  • LAV Audio
    • Re-Mix audio as a fallback when the audio chain refuses a new channel configuration
    • Fixed an error that caused 16-bit FLAC to show as 24-bit on the status panel
Version 0.51.1
  • Release Date: Jul 11, 2012
  • LAV Video
    • Improved compatibility between DXVA and certain DVB players
Version 0.51
  • Release Date: Jul 10, 2012
  • LAV Splitter
    • Increased IO responsiveness on high-latency network connections
    • Improved timestamp handling for MPEG-PS (.mpg/.vob/.evo)
    • Improved support for H264 streams in SSIF MPEG-TS files
    • Added an option to control the priority of audio streams for the hearing/visually impaired
    • Added new flags to the advanced subtitle selection
      • "h" for hearing impaired
      • "n" for normal streams (no flags)
      • "!" NOT operator for inverting the meaning of the flags
  • LAV Video
    • Improved DXVA2 Native to software fallback in some situations
    • Support for YCgCo to RGB conversion
    • Added a new smart Stream Aspect Ratio mode
      • Will only use Stream AR when the container does not provide a realiable AR
  • LAV Audio
    • Improved decoding performance of MP4 ALS and a few other formats
    • Fixed playback of COOK with the MPC-HC RM Splitter
    • Auto A/V Sync is now automatically disabled on pure-audio files to avoid potential conflicts
    • Audio Down-Mixing support
Version 0.50.5
  • Release Date: May 13, 2012
  • Fixed a crash in DXVA2-Native decoding (introduced in 0.50.4)
Version 0.50.3
  • Release Date: May 12, 2012
  • LAV Splitter
    • Fixed playback of raw PCM in AVI streams
    • Fixed a rare misdetection of MPEG-2 as VC-1
  • LAV Video
    • QuickSync: Fixed playback of some H.264 streams that would run out of sync on newer drivers
    • Fixed a memory leak when playing H.264 RGB (and some other formats)
    • Improved behaviour for H.264 and MPEG-2 on Live TV channel changes
  • LAV Audio
    • Added support for Speex (via libspeex)
    • Improved support for AMR-NB/WB (using OpenCore decoder)
Version 0.50.2
  • Release Date: Apr 27, 2012
  • LAV Splitter
    • Improved support for Playback Rates other then 1.0x
    • Improved demuxing performance by implementing a custom Sample Allocator to avoid one extra memory copy
  • LAV Video
    • Fixed a rare crash when using YV12 output on non-mod16 video
    • Fixed excessive memory consumption with Haali Splitter and DXVA2-CB
    • Fixed a deadlock on dynamic format changes with DXVA2 Native
    • Added support for YV24 output
  • LAV Audio
    • Improved support for Playback Rates other then 1.0x
    • Support for ALAC and ALS with the MPC-HC MP4 splitter
    • Improved A/V Sync on dynamic format changes
    • Improved Auto A/V Sync Correction algorithm (lower threshold, faster reaction)
    • Fixed audio pitch when bitstreaming 44.1KHz AC3/DTS
Version 0.50.1
  • Release Date: Mar 30, 2012
  • LAV Splitter
    • Fixed Stream Detection on some Blu-rays with short Logo clips before the main movie
    • Fixed a crash when processing invalid/broken PGS subtitles
  • LAV Video
    • Fixed a crash on dynamic format changes (stream change, Blu-ray clip change)
Version 0.50
  • Release Date: Mar 28, 2012
  • LAV Splitter
    • Improved support for H264 Elementary Streams
    • Fixed a regression with seeking in MPEG-TS files recorded by some HD-PVR devices
  • LAV Video
    • New Worker Thread design for Decoding/Deinterlacing - WMV9+YADIF is up to 40% faster
    • Improved DXVA2 for MPEG-2 interlaced
    • Improved H264 DXVA2 on AMD with certain streams
    • Improved CUVID support for 4K streams on supported hardware (GT520, GTX680, other VP5 hardware)
  • LAV Audio
    • Added support for RealAudio Lossless (RALF)
Version 0.49
  • Release Date: Mar 11, 2012
  • LAV Splitter
    • Improved MKV demuxing performance from slow sources (network streaming, etc)
    • Improved stream detection on Blu-rays
    • Improved support for RealAudio (COOK, SIPR, etc) in MKV
    • Support for streaming from HTTP URLs
  • LAV Audio
    • Improved support for DTS files with Little-Endian or 14B encodings
  • LAV Video
    • New VC1/WMV3 decoder based on the Microsoft DMO Decoder (new default)
    • Updated Intel QuickSync decoder (0.29, r44)
    • Fixed decoding of some MBAFF H264 streams with DXVA2
    • Improved Stream Aspect Ratio logic in the CUVID decoder for H264 streams
    • Fixed Deinterlacing when DXVA2 Native is active in certain situations
Version 0.48
  • Release Date: Feb 25, 2012
  • LAV Splitter
    • Improved Video/Audio stream detection in some MPEG-TS files
  • LAV Video
    • Fixed a potential crash with native DXVA2 when the software fallback was used
Version 0.47
  • Release Date: Feb 21, 2012
  • LAV Audio
    • Fixed seeking in COOK audio with the MPC-HC RealMedia splitter
  • LAV Video
    • New DXVA2 "native" decoder (see release notes)
    • Updated Intel QuickSync decoder and tweaked configuration (0.28, r41)
    • Overall performance improvements
    • Multi-threaded decoding for Fraps
    • Fixed a regression that resulted in only single-threaded playback on certain H264 files
    • Fixed a crash in the CUVID decoder introduced in 0.46 under certain circumstances
Version 0.46
  • Release Date: Feb 13, 2012
  • LAV Splitter
    • Experimental support for streaming protocols (RTSP, RTP, MMS)
    • Support for IBufferInfo (Buffer Status in MPC-HC "Statistics" pane)
    • Added a memory limit to avoid too high memory use from the frame queues
    • Fixed playback of files with Subtitles in WMP/WMC in some cases
  • LAV Audio
    • Improved playback of files with bad audio frame interleaving
    • Improved support of COOK, ATRAC and SIPR (RealAudio codecs)
  • LAV Video
    • Updated and improved Intel QuickSync decoder (0.26, r38)
    • Fixed DXVA2 software fallback on some lossless H264 clips
    • Improved Fraps decoding with EVR
    • Improved playback of MPEG4 in MP4
    • Multi-threaded decoding for Lagarith
    • Fixed playback of Theora with the MPC-HC Ogg Splitter
    • Dithering Enhancements:
      • New "Random Dithering" option (new default)
      • Improved "Ordered Dithering" in the RGB converter
    • Support for decoding v210/v410 raw formats
    • Support for Snow and FFV1
Version 0.45
  • Release Date: Jan 29, 2012
  • LAV Splitter
    • Improved playback of concatenated H.264 MOV/MP4 files
    • Adjusted FLAC MediaType to avoid ReClock stealing the connection
    • Improved playback of MPEG-TS with timestamp discontinuities
  • LAV Audio
    • Fixed playback of very short PCM samples
    • Improved COOK decoding without LAV Splitter
  • LAV Video
    • New DXVA2 "copy back" decoder (see release notes)
    • Updated Intel QuickSync decoder (r29)
    • Multi-threaded decoding for RV30/40, UtVideo and DNxHD
    • Support for the "FCC" color matrix
    • Improved Dirac support
    • CUVID support for MPEG-4 ASP (experimental)
    • Support for Intel Indeo 4, MS Video 1, 8BPS, LOCO, ZMBV, VCR1, AASC
Version 0.44
  • Release Date: Jan 8, 2012
  • LAV Splitter
    • Fixed a seeking regression in the mkv demuxer introduced in 0.43
    • Fixed a bug that caused stream descriptions to vanish after the file finished playing
    • Improved playback of WMVA video with commercial decoders
    • Added support for the new OpenType MIME type produced by mkvtoolnix > 5.2.0
  • LAV Audio
    • Fixed LATM AAC playback with some source filters
  • LAV Video
    • Added Intel QuickSync hardware decoder
    • Added support for YADIF with hardware decoding
    • Added support for Dirac decoding
    • Added support for DNxHD decoding
    • Added support for v210/v410 output
    • Improved dynamic reconnection with post-processing filters
    • Fixed a seeking related corruption issue with MPEG4-ASP
Version 0.43
  • Release Date: Dec 22, 2011
  • LAV Splitter
    • Improved MKV seeking and demuxing performance
    • Improved buffering for smoother playback (especially at start/after seeks)
    • Fixed a few audio media type issues
    • Fixed a minor resource handle leak
  • LAV Audio
    • Updated to new ffmpeg audio decoding API
    • Disabled Float Audio output on Windows XP by default
  • LAV Video
    • Fixed handling of soft-telecined MPEG2/H264 broadcasts in CUVID mode
    • Improved support for 4:2:2 10-bit streams
    • Fixed a crash related to unaligned memory buffers on Windows XP
    • Added support for decoding AMV streams
Version 0.42
  • Release Date: Dec 1, 2011
  • LAV Splitter
    • Fixed a timestamping bug in the new MKV demuxer
    • Futher enhancements to explorer thumbnail generation
Version 0.41
  • Release Date: Nov 30, 2011
  • LAV Splitter
    • New MKV Demuxer (see release notes for details)
    • Fixed a bug with the Vorbis Media Type
    • Disabled Subtitles when generating Thumbnails in Explorer
  • LAV Video
    • Fixed a overflow in 10 -> 8 bit dithering and NV12 output
Version 0.40
  • Release Date: Nov 22, 2011
  • LAV Splitter
    • Improved demuxing of raw PCM streams
    • Fixed VC-1 in MP4 with the MS WMVideo Decoder
    • Improved playback of files with TrueHD audio streams
    • Added support for a requested stop time from the player
    • Improved playback of Blu-ray rips created by EasyBD
    • Added support for RGB24 raw video in AVI
  • LAV Audio
    • Improved decoding of formats with extremely large audio frames
  • LAV Video
    • Added YADIF software deinterlacing
    • Rewritten Interlaced options
      • Added new "Aggressive" deinterlacing mode
      • Moved many interlaced related options to global level
    • Fixed an issue with stream compatibility detection in the CUVID decoder, causing a software fallback when not required
Version 0.39
  • Release Date: Nov 8, 2011
  • LAV Splitter
    • Fixed a bug that caused MPEG-2 and VC-1 parsers to produce wrong timestamps after a seek
    • Fixed playback of raw .h264 files
  • LAV Video
    • NV12 is now the preferred YUV 4:2:0 output format
    • Fixed handling of the "As Input" RGB output setting
    • Improved VP6 cropping
    • Don't report completely progressive movies as interlaced to the renderer
    • Fixed playback of some broken MPEG-2 MKV muxes
    • RGB will now by default be offered as Bottom-Up instead of Top-Down for improved compatibility
Version 0.38
  • Release Date: Nov 2, 2011
  • LAV Splitter
    • New subtitle selection options (see release notes or readme)
    • Improved handling of languages with more then one ISO 639-2 code (f.ex. German, French, etc)
    • Improved seeking to the start of the file
    • Added support for VobSubs in MP4
    • Added support for MKV nested chapters
    • Improved playback of RV40 in MKV
    • Improved support of H264 in WTV
  • LAV Audio
    • Fixed a crash with raw audio and SPDIF processing
    • Improved support for COOK
    • Improved DTS-in-WAV detection
  • LAV Video
    • Fixed a issue that caused MPC-HCs EVR-CP to produce wrong colors when using CUVID decoding
    • Support Multi-Threading and CUVID decoding for MPEG-1
    • Improve decoder flushing
    • Fixed a potential freeze on load and dynamic type changes
    • Fixed a freeze on seeking with certain VP8 files
    • Added support for UtVideo
    • Added support for H264 4:2:2
Version 0.37
  • Release Date: Oct 6, 2011
  • LAV Splitter
    • Improved handling of failures on the output pins
    • Improved VC-1 in EVO timestamps
  • LAV Audio
    • Added support for dynamic channel count changes in AAC
    • Implemented support for sample format conversions
    • Implemented Audio Delay options
    • Disabled the WMA codecs by default
    • Improved Bitstreaming data flow
  • LAV Video
    • Fixed cropping of VP6 video
    • New SSE2 YUV420 -> YUV422 converter
    • Performance enhancements in the CUVID decoder on some systems
    • Fixed playback with the XP Overlay Mixer
    • Fixed a crash when decoding RGB video (Fraps, etc)
Version 0.36
  • Release Date: Sep 30, 2011
  • LAV Splitter
    • Improved support for ADTS AAC
    • Fixed MPEG-2 timestamps in VOB
    • Fixed MPEG-2 frame rate reporting for telecined/interlaced
  • LAV Video
    • Integrated NVIDIA CUVID Hardware decoder
    • Performance enhancements in 10bit decoding
    • Support for Flash Screen Video (FSV1)
    • Support for Apple ProRes
    • Improved MPEG-2 playback
    • Improved A/V sync with VC-1 and MPEG4-ASP
Version 0.35
  • Release Date: Sep 8, 2011
  • LAV Splitter
    • Fixed a crash in IAMStreamSelect::Info handling with certain applications
    • Improve duration calculation for MPEG files
  • LAV Audio
    • Fix playback of DTS streams which change the channel mid-playback
  • LAV Video
    • Fixed a crash with 10-bit decoding and benchmarking tools
    • Fixed a H264 NALU parsing issue with certain streams
Version 0.34
  • Release Date: Sep 5, 2011
  • LAV Splitter
    • Improve playback of VC-1 in EVO
    • Support for SSA subtitles in AVI
    • Support for H264 in VFW mode in MKV
  • LAV Video
    • New optimized pixel format converters (faster and more accurate)
    • New YUV->RGB converter
    • Support for PNG video
Version 0.33
  • Release Date: Aug 23, 2011
  • LAV Splitter
    • Improved compatibility with the MS WMVideo decoder
    • Fixed the mediatype for raw PCM streams
  • LAV Audio
    • Added support for Vorbis streams demuxed by Haali and MPC-HC Splitters
  • LAV Video
    • VC-1 decoding is now disabled by default
    • Fixed behaviour of the Stream AR option
    • The maximum number of decoding threads is now 16
    • Free decoding buffers when the input pin disconnects to avoid big memory leaks
Version 0.32
  • Release Date: Aug 20, 2011
  • General
    • The installer will now add shortcuts to the start menu to open the filter configurations
    • The ffmpeg DLLs have been renamed to carry a "lav" suffix to avoid collisions with other components
  • LAV Splitter
    • Improved detection of AAC LATM tracks (previously mis-detected as mp1/mp2)
    • Fixed playback of badly interleaved AVI files
    • Smarter default stream selection for RealMedia files
    • Improved stream language handling for Blu-rays
    • Fixed a crash issue with the Forced Subtitle pin on Blu-rays
  • LAV Audio
    • DTS decoding failures are now handled more gracefully
    • Fixed Media Types for Stereo 44.1kHz Audio
  • LAV Video
    • First official version - refer to release notes for details
Version 0.31
  • Release Date: Jul 29, 2011
  • LAV Splitter
    • Improved audio codec selection priorities
    • Improved VC-1 playback when using the madVR internal decoder
    • Improved playback of MPEG-TS files with a timestamp wrap right at the beginning of a file
    • Reduced amount of data required for file probing, resulting in faster startup time
    • Fixed demuxing/timestamping of RealMedia files
  • LAV Audio
    • Fixed a bug in the DTS parser which caused occasional hiccups on DTS-HD content
    • Added the ability to detect DTS-in-WAV
Version 0.30
  • Release Date: Jul 16, 2011
  • LAV Splitter
    • Improved VC-1 playback with ffdshow DXVA
    • Added support for outputting MPEG-4 Timed Text subtitles (only pure text supported)
    • Better support for MLP audio
    • I/O performance enhancements
    • Added an option to toggle how LAV Splitter handles audio stream switching
    • Added a hard-limit on queue sizes to avoid excessive memory usage when transcoding
    • Added an experimental interface for the Player to control graph rebuilding
  • LAV Audio
    • Further improvements to the DTS-HD parsing
    • Better support for MLP audio
    • Added more E-AC3 subtypes
Version 0.29
  • Release Date: Jun 10, 2011
  • LAV Splitter
    • The language code is now always shown in the stream changer (as a hint to easily know what to put into the preferred languages fields)
    • Enabled ITrackInfo
    • Improved H264 in MPEG-TS playback (including an option to try to fix broken HD-PVR recordings)
    • Added a programmatic configuration interface for players to configure LAV Splitter
  • LAV Audio
    • Added support for decoding encrypted DVD audio
    • Fix decoding of some DTS-HD streams with the ArcSoft decoder
    • Added a programmatic configuration interface for players to configure LAV Audio
Version 0.28
  • Release Date: May 28, 2011
  • LAV Splitter
    • Improved PGS filtering, forced subtitles should be cleared off the screen properly more often.
    • Improved playback of H264 in MPEG-TS with certain files (mostly from camcorders, but some Blu-rays as well)
    • Fixed 16-bit LPCM on DVDs
    • Fixed the Media Types for uncompressed video
  • LAV Audio
    • Added the ability to decode DTS Express when using the ArcSoft DTS Decoder
    • Fixed missing audio after seeks with Ogg Vorbis
Version 0.27
  • Release Date: May 25, 2011
  • General
    • Added debug versions which generate log files on your desktop
  • LAV Splitter
    • Fixed a memory leak when switching streams
    • Increased probe buffer size (which results in files to be properly detected in more cases)
    • Fixed playback of MPEG-TS files with a odd program configuration
  • LAV Audio
    • Improvements to the DTS decoder interface
      • Support for
      • Try to reverse any channel upmixing done by the decoder, outputting the audio as close to the original source as possible.
    • New Channel Mapping functionality
      • Output only "standard" channel layouts (Mono, Stereo, 5.1, 6.1, 7.1), filling non-existant channels with silence. Required by some HDMI receivers with "odd" source layouts. (default)
      • Convert Mono to Stereo (simply double the audio channel)
      • Convert 6.1 to 7.1 (Back Center gets doubled into both back channels)
Version 0.26
  • Release Date: May 16, 2011
  • General
    • The VC2010 runtime is no longer required to be installed
  • LAV Splitter
    • Further VC-1 in MKV improvements
    • Added a separate "mpegvideo" (m2v files) option to the Format section
    • Added a flag for secondary audio streams
    • Changed the default DTS media type (better compatibility)
  • LAV Audio
    • Added the ability to use the ArcSoft DTS decoder directly through LAV Audio
    • Added an automatic algorithm to keep A/V sync stable
    • Improved Bitstreaming with splitters other then LAV Splitter
    • Improved timestamp generation when bitstreaming
    • Fixed LPCM 24-bit Media Types
Version 0.25
  • Release Date: May 7, 2011
  • LAV Splitter
  • Added the ability to filter Blu-ray PGS subtitles, so only frames flagged as "forced" are delivered
    • Either through a new "Forced Subtitles" stream (default)
    • Or, filtering for every PGS stream (configurable)
  • Improved support for H264 in AVI
  • Improved timings for TrueHD in MKV
  • m2ts files directly openend inside a Blu-ray structure should now properly display stream languages
  • Alot of fixes and enhancements for format compatibility (especially MPEG-TS)
  • Support using the ArcSoft HD Audio Decoder for E-AC3 LAV Audio
  • Audio bitstreaming (pass-through) for HDMI and S/PDIF
    • Support for AC3, E-AC3, TrueHD, DTS and DTS-HD
  • Use the float decoders for mp1/mp2
  • Added official support for WMAv1, WMAv2 and WMA Pro
  • Fixed an issue that caused sync issues with FLAC audio, and FLAC is once again enabled by default
Version 0.24
  • Release Date: Apr 26, 2011
  • General
    • Big ffmpeg update! Libraries have been renamed (version increase)
  • LAV Splitter
    • Obviously wrong frame rates will no longer be reported to the decoder
    • Improved mpeg2 playback
    • Improved dynamic media type changes
    • Fix the first few frames of ASS/SSA subtitles in Matroska
    • Fix an issue with the display of some codec names
    • Add proper subtypes for little-endian PCM
    • Fix subtypes for QT PCM
  • LAV Audio
    • Support processing of 64-bit double output from the decoders
    • PCM data will be buffered before its send to the renderer/post processor
Version 0.23
  • Release Date: Apr 22, 2011
  • General
    • There is now an installer available in addition to the trusted old .zip files!
  • LAV Splitter
    • Added support for using the "File Source (Async)" (and others) together with LAV Splitter
      • This is the new default mode for improved compatibility!
      • Check release notes for additional informations.
    • Added configuration which input formats will be demuxed
    • Improved VC-1 in MKV playback
  • LAV Audio
    • Fixed playback of lossless formats with huge sample sizes
    • Improved A/V sync with TrueHD (and possibly others)
    • FLAC decoding is now disabled by default, because the decoder is not 100% working
Version 0.21
  • Release Date: Apr 8, 2011
  • Improve MPEG-TS program handling in some special circumstances
  • Filter out misdetected audio streams (unsupported DTS Express on BluRays)
  • Increase the priority of DTS-HD over normal DTS
  • Use the official AVI MEDIASUBTYPE instead of a custom one
  • Added options to completly disable stream parsing
  • Added a new VC-1 parser which will take over when VC-1 timestamp adjustments are turned off
Version 0.20
  • Release Date: Apr 6, 2011
  • LAV Splitter
    • Added first BluRay support (see Release Notes or README for more details)
  • LAV Audio
    • Removed static jitter check which caused corruptions in some audio streams
    • Improved error resilience - broken streams should now play in many more cases
Version 0.19
  • Release Date: Mar 20, 2011
  • General
    • Version Information has been added to the filter .ax files, as well as shown on the property pages.
  • LAV Splitter
    • Redesigned stream name generations
      • Codec profiles are now shown (if known - supported are H264, VC1, MPEG2 and DTS)
      • Audio bit-depth is no longer shown for lossy codecs, as it doesn't apply there
      • Improved logic that parses the stream flags
      • Names for the subtitle codecs have been added
      • If the language is "Undetermined", it'll no longer be shown
    • Size of the packet queue has been increased (solves subtitle issues, as well as improves playback stability)
    • Redesigned the way the splitter registers for formats in the registry for better compatibility
    • Changed the stream change handling for better compatibility with certain players (Media Portal, and others)
    • Improved handling of unknown streams (no codec information present)
    • Added a new option that controls if substreams should be exposed in the stream selector (Only AC3 in TrueHD supported)
  • LAV Audio
  • Added a new configuration panel which allows to configure which formats the decoder should handle
Version 0.18
  • Release Date: Mar 10, 2011
  • LAV Splitter
    • Improved compatibility when decoding VC-1 with the ArcSoft and Cyberlink Decoders
    • Increased the splitters merit
    • Fixed an issue that caused the splitter to deadlock when changing streams with madVR
  • LAV Audio Decoder
    • Fixed a bug that caused sample durations to be calculated wrong, causing playback glitches
Version 0.17
  • Release Date: Feb 28, 2011
  • 0.17 - 2011/02/27
    LAV Splitter
    • Fixed seeking before starting playback
  • 0.16 - 2011/02/27
    LAV Audio Decoder
    • Fixed missing audio after seeks
  • 0.15 - 2011/02/27
    LAV Splitter
    • Fixed automatic selection of forced subtitle stream if the "Only Forced Subs" mode is active.
    • Fixed a bug in file handling that caused file sizes above 4GB to overflow, causing invalid durations to be reported in some files.
    • Improved performance on file opening
    LAV Audio Decoder
    • Enabled the ffmpeg codec parsers, which should improve compatibility with other DirectShow splitters.
    • Added a audio channel activity display to the status property page (for debugging channel assignments)
Version 0.14
  • Release Date: Feb 11, 2011
  • General
      - The project and filters have been renamed slightly for consistency
  • LAV Splitter
      - The settings have been moved to a different place in the Registry. You will need to re-apply them. - Improved MPEG-TS duration calculations. - The settings will now always be properly saved and loaded. - Disabled the limit of 20 Streams per file. - Fixed two seperate issues that caused files to not start playing.
  • LAV Audio Decoder
      - Property Page for Configuration and Status has been added - Dynamic Range Compression is now off by default, but configurable. - Media Type creation has been improved, fixes filter connection issues. - Processing of UINT8 Samples has been fixed. - Fixed a crash with some Audio codecs. - Fixed Channel Order for 7.1 Streams - Increased the decoders Merit - Added support for decoding QT PCM

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