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Splash -> Version History

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Version 2.1.0
  • Release Date: May 25, 2017
    • Fixed Facebook/YouTube video exporting/uploading
    • Fixed GPU acceleration detection after Splash installation
    • Fixed 4K/UltraHD frame capturing
    • Added 4K/UltraHD decoding on AMD GPUs
    • Added support for 4K/UltraHD video transcoding on AMD GPUs
    • Various GUI fixes and improvements
Version 2.0.4
  • Release Date: May 12, 2016
    • NEW FEATURE: Hardware accelerated export to MP4 (HEVC/H.265) added for NVIDIA graphics cards (minimum GTX 900 series and driver R358 or above are required)
    • NEW FEATURE: Export enabled for HEVC/H.265 video files
    • Added thumbnails on playlist for HEVC/H.265 video files
    • Playback and exporting stability improvements
Version 2.0.3
  • Release Date: Mar 30, 2016
    • 4K video playback improvements
    • User interface improvements
    • Stability improvements
Version 2.0.1
  • Release Date: Jan 28, 2016
    • Cinema 4k support fixed
Version 1.8.2
  • Release Date: Mar 12, 2013
  • Fixed WMV seeking on Windows 8
  • Improved VC-1 video decoding
Version 1.8.1
  • Release Date: Dec 7, 2012
  • Fixed video seeking with hardware acceleration enabled for some graphics card models
  • Improvements for video playback for Windows 8
  • Installer improvements
  • Translations improvements
  • Added Brazilian Portuguese translations
Version 1.8.0
  • Release Date: Aug 31, 2012
  • IMPORTANT: Full support for Windows 8 added
  • Playback of AVI files with FICV video added (support for Mirillis Action! video recordings playback in AVI file format)
  • H.264/AVC software video decoding improvements
  • LPCM audio decoding improvements
  • MKV stability improvements
  • Srt subtitles improvements
  • Stability improvements
  • Multi-language installer added
Version 1.7.1
  • Release Date: Nov 11, 2011
  • Download(s):
  • IMPORTANT Stability improvements
  • Action! recordings playback support up to 8k x 8k (8192x8192)
Version 1.7.0
  • Release Date: Nov 6, 2011
  • Download(s):
  • DVB-T stability improvements
  • H.264/AVC software video decoding improvements
  • Improved MPEG-2 software decoding performance
  • Improved MKV and WMV playback
  • MPEG-1 video decoding added
  • Improved 25p/50i video playback
  • FLAC, AAC, MP3, DTS and LPCM audio playback improvements
  • Stereo audio playback on 5.1 analog output fixed
  • Support for HDTV video outputs (24p/30p/50p)
  • Support for 72/75Hz monitor refresh rates
  • Subtitles encoding selection added
  • Fixed 100% and 200% windowed video size
  • User interface improvements for high DPI Windows settings
  • Next/previous file opening improvements for Windows Vista and 7
  • Moving the player window by dragging video area added
  • Translations improvements
  • Vietnamese translation added
  • Stability improvements
  • Multicore support improvements
  • GUI improvements
Version 1.6.1
  • Release Date: Dec 17, 2010
  • Download(s):
  • Low bitrate audio decoding improvements in TV mode
  • DVB-T stability improvements
  • Display format conversion fixed on devices equipped with Intel GMA3150 GPU
  • 3:2 Pulldown detection improved
  • Audio track change in pause mode fixed
  • Improved deinterlacing enabling/disabling (on ATI and Intel GPUs)
  • Corrupted interlaced video during seeking on ATI HD4xxx/5xxx fixed
  • AC3 audio decoding improvements
  • New shortcuts added (Splash PRO user manual updated)
  • Translations improvements
  • New translations: Arabic, Armenian, Lithuanian, Romanian, Turkish
  • Multidisplay improvements
  • Problem with a volume control using mouse scroll on some mouse models fixed
  • GUI improvements
Version 1.6.0
  • Release Date: Oct 13, 2010
  • Download(s):
  • Low bitrate audio in DVB-T playback fixed
  • Subtitles support improvements (font type, font size, font color)
  • Multi-display improvements
  • FLAC audio playback improvements
  • MKV, MP4 and AVI playback improvements
  • Stability improvements on Windows XP
  • Multiple MP2 audio tracks support in TS/VOB files fixed
  • Automatically load subtitles from file improvements
  • Translations improvements
  • Ukrainian translation added
  • GUI improvements
Version 1.5.0
  • Release Date: Sep 11, 2010
  • Download(s):
  • WMV support added
  • FLAC audio support added
  • Vorbis audio support added
  • Corrected video black levels
  • MKV and AVI playback improvements
  • Mono AC3 audio playback improvement
  • Mono MP2 audio playback improvement
  • Smaller minimal main window size
  • Numerous GUI improvements
  • Translations improvements
  • Hungarian and Bulgarian translation added
Version 1.4.3
  • Release Date: Jun 5, 2010
  • Download(s):
  • H.264 Level 5.1 hardware accelerated video decoding support for Radeon HD 4xxx and Radeon HD 5xxx.
  • Disable Deinterlacing option added.
  • Stability improvements.
Version 1.4.2
  • Release Date: May 26, 2010
  • Download(s):
  • Critical fix for ATI GPU on Windows XP.
  • Application installer improvement - optional file associations.
  • Translations improvements.
  • Support for MCE remote controls and multimedia keyboards.
Version 1.4.1
  • Release Date: May 25, 2010
  • Download(s):
  • Application installer improvement - optional file associations.
  • Translations improvements.
  • Support for MCE remote controls and multimedia keyboards.
Version 1.4
  • Release Date: May 19, 2010
  • Download(s):
  • Translations added (16 languages).
  • MP3/AAC audio files playback support added.
  • Subtitles synchronization adjustment added.
  • Improved 60p video playback.
  • M4V and M4A files support added.
  • Added 15p and 20p video playback support.
  • Improved subtitles rendering (Japanese characters etc.)
  • Numerous GUI, display and stability improvements.
Version 1.3
  • Release Date: Feb 28, 2010
  • Download(s):
  • IT IS RECOMMENDED TO UNINSTALL PREVIOUS SPLASH LITE VERSIONS UP TO SPLASH LITE 1.0.5 BEFORE INSTALLING SPLASH LITE 1.3
  • Video Bitrate information added to Info Panel.
  • Multi Display for Windows XP improvements.
  • EPG: Current event information added for TV.
  • "About" screen added.
  • Seeking preview info in fullscreen mode added.
  • GUI enhancements for Windows Vista and Windows 7.
  • Numerous GUI and stability Improvements.
Version 1.2
  • Release Date: Jan 15, 2010
  • Download(s):
  • Display format (aspect ratio) settings added.
  • MP4 files playback startup improvements.
  • Subtitles improvements.
  • Hardware accelerated decoding of 1080p H.264 video streams with 16 reference frames on nVidia and Intel GPUs (Windows Vista or Windows 7 and 128MB dedicated VRAM required).
  • DVB-T tuner initialization stability improvements.
  • Improved decoding of some H.264 videos using hardware acceleration using Intel GPUs.
  • Numerous GUI improvements
  • It is recommended to uninstall previous Splash Lite versions up to 1.0.5 before installing Splash Lite 1.2
Version 1.1
  • Release Date: Jan 1, 2010
  • Download(s):
  • New H.264 software decoding core. New v2.0 decoding core includes optimizations for Intel SSSE3 extensions and is up to 30% faster than v1.0.
  • Improved H.264/AVC video start up time (in software decoding mode)
  • Fixed playback of unindexed MKV videos
  • GPU video decoding improvements on nVidia GPUs (decoding of 1920x1080 H.264 video streams with more than 5 reference frames)
  • GPU video decoding improvements on Intel and ATI GPUs
  • LPCM audio in VOBs support
  • Support for files with more then 6 audio tracks
  • EcoMode tab added to Splash settings (limited functionality in Splash Lite)
  • Field coded VC-1 video decoding support
  • Desktop shortcut drag'n'drop support
  • TV Tuner initialization improvements
  • Screensaver management improvements
Version 1.0.5
  • Release Date: Nov 5, 2009
  • Download(s):
  • Overscan area removal in TV mode added
  • Subtitle size changing added
  • Automatically load subtitles from file function added
  • Improved blocking of screen saver
  • 3:2 pulldown improvements
  • Seeking improvements
  • Fit window to video added
  • Reset window position and size to default added
  • Volume control using mouse wheel added
  • Drag and drop support for subtitles added
  • Various small GUI improvements
Version 1.0.4
  • Release Date: Oct 24, 2009
  • Download(s):
  • Stability improvements on Intel 4 Series Express Chipset Family
  • Linear PCM audio decoding improvements
  • Improved MKV audio and subtitle tracks changing
  • Fixed corrupted bottom line of video in hardware accelerated decode mode on WinXP
  • VC-1 software playback improvements on Win7
  • Seeking stability improvements on nVidia/Intel GPUs
Version Lite 1.0.3
  • Release Date: Oct 12, 2009
  • Download(s):
  • Fixed decoding of some video streams on Intel/nVidia GPUs
  • MKV internal subtitles support added
  • DVB-T channel scanning improvements (Australia, France, UK)
  • VC-1 decoding improvements
  • DTS audio decoding improvements
  • Deinterlacing improvments on ATI GPUs (WinXP)
Version Lite 1.0.2
  • Release Date: Oct 2, 2009
  • Download(s):
  • 5.1 audio output mode available
  • Stability improvements for hardware and software video decoding
  • MKV playback improvements
  • IMA ADPCM MS audio supported
  • Volume control fix for some systems
  • Dynamic aspect ratio change fix for TV mode
Version Lite 1.0.1
  • Release Date: Sep 24, 2009
  • Download(s):
  • Seeking improvements
  • Fixed playback of some MKV files.
  • Fix for TV with GPU decoding enabled
  • Volume control added
Version Lite 1.0
  • Release Date: Sep 15, 2009
  • Download(s):
  • GPU video decoding on Windows XP added
  • GPU video decoding "BETA" logo removed
  • TV playback "BETA" logo removed
  • Unlimited seeking
  • DTS audio decoding supported
  • Playlist window added (limited functionality)
  • Frame-by-frame added
  • Possibility to drag/open several files onto Splash creating a temporary playlist added
  • Screen saver management added
  • Remembering last played file.
  • Stability fixes
  • "Safe" deinterlacing mode added
Version Beta 5
  • Release Date: Aug 16, 2009
  • Download(s):
  • Critical fix for GPU video decoding (ATI)
  • GPU video decoding improvements on mobile chipsets
  • Subtitles support added (txt, sub, srt, ass, ssa)
  • High quality subtitles (Windows Vista® and Windows 7)
  • Seeking added
  • Automatic playback of next file added
  • HE-AAC decoding quality improvements
  • BD Linear PCM support added
  • Windows® XP video display improvements
Version Beta 4
  • Release Date: Jul 22, 2009
  • Download(s):
  • MPEG-2 video decoding supported (hardware acceleration will be available in next releases)
  • VC-1 video decoding supported
  • Intel® hardware acceleration video decoding supported (AVC/H.264)
  • HE-AAC audio decoding supported
  • MKV format supported (subtitles will be available in next releases)
  • Check for updates added
  • Support for multiple audio tracks added
  • Menu on right mouse button click is available
Version Beta 3
  • Release Date: Jun 10, 2009
  • Download(s):
  • Stability and performance improvements
  • "Force video overlay" option available
  • 1080i to 1080p conversion added for video overlay mode and Windows® XP
  • Direct playback from AVCHD™ camcorders
  • Play previous/next file in current directory available
  • Remembering last open folder
  • Lipsync adjustment available
  • Auto-hide menu toolbar
  • Menu toolbar available in fullscreen mode
Version Beta 2
  • Release Date: May 7, 2009
  • Download(s):
  • stability and performance improvements
  • video overlay mode supported (for older graphics cards without DirectX® 9.0c support)
  • 1080i to 1080p conversion (Windows Vista® required, Windows® XP will be supported in next releases)
  • "Force single core video decoding" option available
  • support for AVI AVC/H.264 videos
  • Classic 2D GUI available
  • 3D GUI with animations unavailable in BETA 2, will be back available in next releases
  • new settings window
  • manual channel search for TV
  • pause available
  • media info available
Version Beta 1

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