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Version 4.5
  • Release Date: Sep 30, 2013
  • Download(s):
  • Added a 64-bit version
  • New H.264 decoder
  • Improved subtitle rendering
  • Support for DTS-HD and Dolby TrueHD bitstreaming
Version 4.4
  • Release Date: Jan 22, 2013
  • Download(s):
  • Added a 64-bit version
  • New H.264 decoder
  • Improved subtitle rendering
  • Support for DTS-HD and Dolby TrueHD bitstreaming
Version 4.3
  • Release Date: Dec 20, 2012
  • Download(s):
  • Added a 64-bit version
  • New H.264 decoder
  • Improved subtitle rendering
  • Support for DTS-HD and Dolby TrueHD bitstreaming
Version 4.2
  • Release Date: Nov 9, 2012
  • Download(s):
  • Added a 64-bit version
  • New H.264 decoder
  • Improved subtitle rendering
  • Support for DTS-HD and Dolby TrueHD bitstreaming
Version 4.1
  • Release Date: Jun 20, 2012
  • Download(s):
  • Added a 64-bit version
  • New H.264 decoder
  • Improved subtitle rendering
  • Support for DTS-HD and Dolby TrueHD bitstreaming
Version 4.0
  • Release Date: Feb 15, 2012
  • Download(s):
  • Added a 64-bit version
  • New H.264 decoder
  • Improved subtitle rendering
  • Support for DTS-HD and Dolby TrueHD bitstreaming
Version 3.6
  • Release Date: Jul 17, 2011
  • Download(s):
  • Bugfixes
    • Removed OpenCandy
    • Fixed 64-Bit installer issues
    • Fixed a lot of issues with mp4 muxer
    • Better support for VC-1 in MPEG Transport streams
    • Various H.264 and MPEG-2 seeking issues fixed
    • Several memory leak fixes
    • Subtitle fixes:
      • Don't show closed caption if "Subtitles" is not checked
      • Non-DVD subtitles: check if "Subtitles" is checked before showing subtitles
      • Setting "Maintain outside text inside screen" was not always applied correctly
      • Subtitle file could not be disabled during DVD playback
      • Duration of SSA move tags was randomly applied
      • Various fixes to alignment, line spacing, movement and positioning of ASS, SSA and SRT subtitles
      • Several crash fixes
    • Fixes in the Audio mixer and LFE crossover filter:
      • Center and LFE were too loud when downmixing 5.1 -> 2ch
      • If the original sound had LFE channel, it was overwritten
      • If the center channel existed, left and right channels were ignored
    • Several MLP/TrueHD/LPCM decoding fixes
    • Playing a CSS-protected DVD using MPC or MPC-HC caused a crash in certain scenarios
    • Fixed DVD menu positioning and freeze issue
    • Fixed several crashes in WMP11 and Media Center
    • ffdshow.ax failed to register when a registry key was missing
    • Removed black lines in Perspective Correction filter
    • ffdshow would crash when using the Grab filter and the Resize filter with aspect ratio correction
    • Many fixes across multiple ffdshow components including OSD, deinterlacing, remote API, DVD and MPEG-2 playback
  • New and improved features
    • Added support for WebM files
    • Added AC-3 in MP4 support
    • Added a 64-bit version(s)
    • New multi-threaded H.264 decoder: ffmpeg-mt
    • DTS-HD and Dolby TrueHD bitstreaming support for the ATI Radeon HD5000 series, ASUS Xonar sound cards and Intel Clarkdale CPUs
    • New color space converters:
      • Supported input color spaces: progressive YV12, progressive NV12, YV16, YUY2
      • Supported output color spaces: RGB24, RGB32
      • High quality chroma upscaling
      • Added dithering to reduce "banding"
      • Support for color primary parameters such as ITU-R BT.601/709, input and output levels
      • RGB conversion done in 11-bit or higher
      • Significant improvements in YV12 -> YUY2, YUY2 -> RGB, and YV12 -> RGB conversion performance
      • Requires SSE2-capable CPU; for better performance multi-core CPU recommended
    • New RGB conversion options:
      • Output levels ("Computer monitor" or "TV/Projector")
      • YCbCr specification "Auto" (uses H.264's VUI or width > 1024: BT.709, width <= 1024: BT.601)
    • Various improvements in the Subtitle filter:
      • Improved rendering quality, memory usage and performance
      • General code cleanup
      • SSA/ASS subtitles: better compatibility (support for position & move tags), better calculation of line wrapping, new dialog to configure ASS specific options. Also support added for ASS tags within SRT subtitles (SubViewer)
    • FFDShowAPI: .NET wrapper around FFDShowRemoteAPI allows integration of ffdshow with third-party applications
    • FFDShowRemoteAPI:
      • Improved subtitle/audio streams detection; now compatible with most filters handling the IAMStreamSelect interface
      • New command to disable FF/RW OSD
      • When using absolute positioning, x and y coordinates are now representing pixels instead of percentages
      • Added new parameter to determine the duration in which a message will be displayed
    • OSD settings are now based on the current ffdshow preset; this allows turning OSD on/off using the "Automatic preset loading" mechanism
    • Buffered video RAM access improves video memory access in certain scenarios
    • AviSynth filter now uses AviSynth's frames for buffering which improves performance and reduces the filter's memory usage
    • "Max. amplification" in the Normalization filter will only be applied after pressing "Apply"
    • Better handling of DVD menus
    • Improved autocrop algorithm
    • Added RealVideo 8 (RV30) support
    • Added soft telecine detection
    • Added several new preset autoload conditions
    • libavcodec is now used by default to decode Theora videos
    • libavcodec is now used as Dolby TrueHD decoder instead of MLP
    • Various updates to libavcodec
Version 3.4
  • Release Date: Feb 28, 2011
  • Download(s):
  • Bugfixes
    • Removed OpenCandy
    • Fixed 64-Bit installer issues
    • Fixed a lot of issues with mp4 muxer
    • Better support for VC-1 in MPEG Transport streams
    • Various H.264 and MPEG-2 seeking issues fixed
    • Several memory leak fixes
    • Subtitle fixes:
      • Don't show closed caption if "Subtitles" is not checked
      • Non-DVD subtitles: check if "Subtitles" is checked before showing subtitles
      • Setting "Maintain outside text inside screen" was not always applied correctly
      • Subtitle file could not be disabled during DVD playback
      • Duration of SSA move tags was randomly applied
      • Various fixes to alignment, line spacing, movement and positioning of ASS, SSA and SRT subtitles
      • Several crash fixes
    • Fixes in the Audio mixer and LFE crossover filter:
      • Center and LFE were too loud when downmixing 5.1 -> 2ch
      • If the original sound had LFE channel, it was overwritten
      • If the center channel existed, left and right channels were ignored
    • Several MLP/TrueHD/LPCM decoding fixes
    • Playing a CSS-protected DVD using MPC or MPC-HC caused a crash in certain scenarios
    • Fixed DVD menu positioning and freeze issue
    • Fixed several crashes in WMP11 and Media Center
    • ffdshow.ax failed to register when a registry key was missing
    • Removed black lines in Perspective Correction filter
    • ffdshow would crash when using the Grab filter and the Resize filter with aspect ratio correction
    • Many fixes across multiple ffdshow components including OSD, deinterlacing, remote API, DVD and MPEG-2 playback
  • New and improved features
    • Added support for WebM files
    • Added AC-3 in MP4 support
    • Added a 64-bit version(s)
    • New multi-threaded H.264 decoder: ffmpeg-mt
    • DTS-HD and Dolby TrueHD bitstreaming support for the ATI Radeon HD5000 series, ASUS Xonar sound cards and Intel Clarkdale CPUs
    • New color space converters:
      • Supported input color spaces: progressive YV12, progressive NV12, YV16, YUY2
      • Supported output color spaces: RGB24, RGB32
      • High quality chroma upscaling
      • Added dithering to reduce "banding"
      • Support for color primary parameters such as ITU-R BT.601/709, input and output levels
      • RGB conversion done in 11-bit or higher
      • Significant improvements in YV12 -> YUY2, YUY2 -> RGB, and YV12 -> RGB conversion performance
      • Requires SSE2-capable CPU; for better performance multi-core CPU recommended
    • New RGB conversion options:
      • Output levels ("Computer monitor" or "TV/Projector")
      • YCbCr specification "Auto" (uses H.264's VUI or width > 1024: BT.709, width <= 1024: BT.601)
    • Various improvements in the Subtitle filter:
      • Improved rendering quality, memory usage and performance
      • General code cleanup
      • SSA/ASS subtitles: better compatibility (support for position & move tags), better calculation of line wrapping, new dialog to configure ASS specific options. Also support added for ASS tags within SRT subtitles (SubViewer)
    • FFDShowAPI: .NET wrapper around FFDShowRemoteAPI allows integration of ffdshow with third-party applications
    • FFDShowRemoteAPI:
      • Improved subtitle/audio streams detection; now compatible with most filters handling the IAMStreamSelect interface
      • New command to disable FF/RW OSD
      • When using absolute positioning, x and y coordinates are now representing pixels instead of percentages
      • Added new parameter to determine the duration in which a message will be displayed
    • OSD settings are now based on the current ffdshow preset; this allows turning OSD on/off using the "Automatic preset loading" mechanism
    • Buffered video RAM access improves video memory access in certain scenarios
    • AviSynth filter now uses AviSynth's frames for buffering which improves performance and reduces the filter's memory usage
    • "Max. amplification" in the Normalization filter will only be applied after pressing "Apply"
    • Better handling of DVD menus
    • Improved autocrop algorithm
    • Added RealVideo 8 (RV30) support
    • Added soft telecine detection
    • Added several new preset autoload conditions
    • libavcodec is now used by default to decode Theora videos
    • libavcodec is now used as Dolby TrueHD decoder instead of MLP
    • Various updates to libavcodec
Version 3.3
  • Release Date: Feb 22, 2011
  • Download(s):
  • Bugfixes
    • Fixed 64-Bit installer issues
    • Fixed a lot of issues with mp4 muxer
    • Better support for VC-1 in MPEG Transport streams
    • Various H.264 and MPEG-2 seeking issues fixed
    • Several memory leak fixes
    • Subtitle fixes:
      • Don't show closed caption if "Subtitles" is not checked
      • Non-DVD subtitles: check if "Subtitles" is checked before showing subtitles
      • Setting "Maintain outside text inside screen" was not always applied correctly
      • Subtitle file could not be disabled during DVD playback
      • Duration of SSA move tags was randomly applied
      • Various fixes to alignment, line spacing, movement and positioning of ASS, SSA and SRT subtitles
      • Several crash fixes
    • Fixes in the Audio mixer and LFE crossover filter:
      • Center and LFE were too loud when downmixing 5.1 -> 2ch
      • If the original sound had LFE channel, it was overwritten
      • If the center channel existed, left and right channels were ignored
    • Several MLP/TrueHD/LPCM decoding fixes
    • Playing a CSS-protected DVD using MPC or MPC-HC caused a crash in certain scenarios
    • Fixed DVD menu positioning and freeze issue
    • Fixed several crashes in WMP11 and Media Center
    • ffdshow.ax failed to register when a registry key was missing
    • Removed black lines in Perspective Correction filter
    • ffdshow would crash when using the Grab filter and the Resize filter with aspect ratio correction
    • Many fixes across multiple ffdshow components including OSD, deinterlacing, remote API, DVD and MPEG-2 playback
  • New and improved features
    • Added support for WebM files
    • Added AC-3 in MP4 support
    • Added a 64-bit version(s)
    • New multi-threaded H.264 decoder: ffmpeg-mt
    • DTS-HD and Dolby TrueHD bitstreaming support for the ATI Radeon HD5000 series, ASUS Xonar sound cards and Intel Clarkdale CPUs
    • New color space converters:
      • Supported input color spaces: progressive YV12, progressive NV12, YV16, YUY2
      • Supported output color spaces: RGB24, RGB32
      • High quality chroma upscaling
      • Added dithering to reduce "banding"
      • Support for color primary parameters such as ITU-R BT.601/709, input and output levels
      • RGB conversion done in 11-bit or higher
      • Significant improvements in YV12 -> YUY2, YUY2 -> RGB, and YV12 -> RGB conversion performance
      • Requires SSE2-capable CPU; for better performance multi-core CPU recommended
    • New RGB conversion options:
      • Output levels ("Computer monitor" or "TV/Projector")
      • YCbCr specification "Auto" (uses H.264's VUI or width > 1024: BT.709, width <= 1024: BT.601)
    • Various improvements in the Subtitle filter:
      • Improved rendering quality, memory usage and performance
      • General code cleanup
      • SSA/ASS subtitles: better compatibility (support for position & move tags), better calculation of line wrapping, new dialog to configure ASS specific options. Also support added for ASS tags within SRT subtitles (SubViewer)
    • FFDShowAPI: .NET wrapper around FFDShowRemoteAPI allows integration of ffdshow with third-party applications
    • FFDShowRemoteAPI:
      • Improved subtitle/audio streams detection; now compatible with most filters handling the IAMStreamSelect interface
      • New command to disable FF/RW OSD
      • When using absolute positioning, x and y coordinates are now representing pixels instead of percentages
      • Added new parameter to determine the duration in which a message will be displayed
    • OSD settings are now based on the current ffdshow preset; this allows turning OSD on/off using the "Automatic preset loading" mechanism
    • Buffered video RAM access improves video memory access in certain scenarios
    • AviSynth filter now uses AviSynth's frames for buffering which improves performance and reduces the filter's memory usage
    • "Max. amplification" in the Normalization filter will only be applied after pressing "Apply"
    • Better handling of DVD menus
    • Improved autocrop algorithm
    • Added RealVideo 8 (RV30) support
    • Added soft telecine detection
    • Added several new preset autoload conditions
    • libavcodec is now used by default to decode Theora videos
    • libavcodec is now used as Dolby TrueHD decoder instead of MLP
    • Various updates to libavcodec
Version 3.2
  • Release Date: Nov 4, 2010
  • Download(s):
  • Bugfixes
    • Fixed 64-Bit installer issues
    • Fixed a lot of issues with mp4 muxer
    • Better support for VC-1 in MPEG Transport streams
    • Various H.264 and MPEG-2 seeking issues fixed
    • Several memory leak fixes
    • Subtitle fixes:
      • Don't show closed caption if "Subtitles" is not checked
      • Non-DVD subtitles: check if "Subtitles" is checked before showing subtitles
      • Setting "Maintain outside text inside screen" was not always applied correctly
      • Subtitle file could not be disabled during DVD playback
      • Duration of SSA move tags was randomly applied
      • Various fixes to alignment, line spacing, movement and positioning of ASS, SSA and SRT subtitles
      • Several crash fixes
    • Fixes in the Audio mixer and LFE crossover filter:
      • Center and LFE were too loud when downmixing 5.1 -> 2ch
      • If the original sound had LFE channel, it was overwritten
      • If the center channel existed, left and right channels were ignored
    • Several MLP/TrueHD/LPCM decoding fixes
    • Playing a CSS-protected DVD using MPC or MPC-HC caused a crash in certain scenarios
    • Fixed DVD menu positioning and freeze issue
    • Fixed several crashes in WMP11 and Media Center
    • ffdshow.ax failed to register when a registry key was missing
    • Removed black lines in Perspective Correction filter
    • ffdshow would crash when using the Grab filter and the Resize filter with aspect ratio correction
    • Many fixes across multiple ffdshow components including OSD, deinterlacing, remote API, DVD and MPEG-2 playback
  • New and improved features
    • Added support for WebM files
    • Added AC-3 in MP4 support
    • Added a 64-bit version(s)
    • New multi-threaded H.264 decoder: ffmpeg-mt
    • DTS-HD and Dolby TrueHD bitstreaming support for the ATI Radeon HD5000 series, ASUS Xonar sound cards and Intel Clarkdale CPUs
    • New color space converters:
      • Supported input color spaces: progressive YV12, progressive NV12, YV16, YUY2
      • Supported output color spaces: RGB24, RGB32
      • High quality chroma upscaling
      • Added dithering to reduce "banding"
      • Support for color primary parameters such as ITU-R BT.601/709, input and output levels
      • RGB conversion done in 11-bit or higher
      • Significant improvements in YV12 -> YUY2, YUY2 -> RGB, and YV12 -> RGB conversion performance
      • Requires SSE2-capable CPU; for better performance multi-core CPU recommended
    • New RGB conversion options:
      • Output levels ("Computer monitor" or "TV/Projector")
      • YCbCr specification "Auto" (uses H.264's VUI or width > 1024: BT.709, width <= 1024: BT.601)
    • Various improvements in the Subtitle filter:
      • Improved rendering quality, memory usage and performance
      • General code cleanup
      • SSA/ASS subtitles: better compatibility (support for position & move tags), better calculation of line wrapping, new dialog to configure ASS specific options. Also support added for ASS tags within SRT subtitles (SubViewer)
    • FFDShowAPI: .NET wrapper around FFDShowRemoteAPI allows integration of ffdshow with third-party applications
    • FFDShowRemoteAPI:
      • Improved subtitle/audio streams detection; now compatible with most filters handling the IAMStreamSelect interface
      • New command to disable FF/RW OSD
      • When using absolute positioning, x and y coordinates are now representing pixels instead of percentages
      • Added new parameter to determine the duration in which a message will be displayed
    • OSD settings are now based on the current ffdshow preset; this allows turning OSD on/off using the "Automatic preset loading" mechanism
    • Buffered video RAM access improves video memory access in certain scenarios
    • AviSynth filter now uses AviSynth's frames for buffering which improves performance and reduces the filter's memory usage
    • "Max. amplification" in the Normalization filter will only be applied after pressing "Apply"
    • Better handling of DVD menus
    • Improved autocrop algorithm
    • Added RealVideo 8 (RV30) support
    • Added soft telecine detection
    • Added several new preset autoload conditions
    • libavcodec is now used by default to decode Theora videos
    • libavcodec is now used as Dolby TrueHD decoder instead of MLP
    • Various updates to libavcodec
Version 3.1
  • Release Date: Sep 28, 2010
  • Download(s):
  • Bugfixes
    • Fixed 64-Bit installer issues
    • Fixed a lot of issues with mp4 muxer
    • Better support for VC-1 in MPEG Transport streams
    • Various H.264 and MPEG-2 seeking issues fixed
    • Several memory leak fixes
    • Subtitle fixes:
      • Don't show closed caption if "Subtitles" is not checked
      • Non-DVD subtitles: check if "Subtitles" is checked before showing subtitles
      • Setting "Maintain outside text inside screen" was not always applied correctly
      • Subtitle file could not be disabled during DVD playback
      • Duration of SSA move tags was randomly applied
      • Various fixes to alignment, line spacing, movement and positioning of ASS, SSA and SRT subtitles
      • Several crash fixes
    • Fixes in the Audio mixer and LFE crossover filter:
      • Center and LFE were too loud when downmixing 5.1 -> 2ch
      • If the original sound had LFE channel, it was overwritten
      • If the center channel existed, left and right channels were ignored
    • Several MLP/TrueHD/LPCM decoding fixes
    • Playing a CSS-protected DVD using MPC or MPC-HC caused a crash in certain scenarios
    • Fixed DVD menu positioning and freeze issue
    • Fixed several crashes in WMP11 and Media Center
    • ffdshow.ax failed to register when a registry key was missing
    • Removed black lines in Perspective Correction filter
    • ffdshow would crash when using the Grab filter and the Resize filter with aspect ratio correction
    • Many fixes across multiple ffdshow components including OSD, deinterlacing, remote API, DVD and MPEG-2 playback
  • New and improved features
    • Added support for WebM files
    • Added AC-3 in MP4 support
    • Added a 64-bit version(s)
    • New multi-threaded H.264 decoder: ffmpeg-mt
    • DTS-HD and Dolby TrueHD bitstreaming support for the ATI Radeon HD5000 series, ASUS Xonar sound cards and Intel Clarkdale CPUs
    • New color space converters:
      • Supported input color spaces: progressive YV12, progressive NV12, YV16, YUY2
      • Supported output color spaces: RGB24, RGB32
      • High quality chroma upscaling
      • Added dithering to reduce "banding"
      • Support for color primary parameters such as ITU-R BT.601/709, input and output levels
      • RGB conversion done in 11-bit or higher
      • Significant improvements in YV12 -> YUY2, YUY2 -> RGB, and YV12 -> RGB conversion performance
      • Requires SSE2-capable CPU; for better performance multi-core CPU recommended
    • New RGB conversion options:
      • Output levels ("Computer monitor" or "TV/Projector")
      • YCbCr specification "Auto" (uses H.264's VUI or width > 1024: BT.709, width <= 1024: BT.601)
    • Various improvements in the Subtitle filter:
      • Improved rendering quality, memory usage and performance
      • General code cleanup
      • SSA/ASS subtitles: better compatibility (support for position & move tags), better calculation of line wrapping, new dialog to configure ASS specific options. Also support added for ASS tags within SRT subtitles (SubViewer)
    • FFDShowAPI: .NET wrapper around FFDShowRemoteAPI allows integration of ffdshow with third-party applications
    • FFDShowRemoteAPI:
      • Improved subtitle/audio streams detection; now compatible with most filters handling the IAMStreamSelect interface
      • New command to disable FF/RW OSD
      • When using absolute positioning, x and y coordinates are now representing pixels instead of percentages
      • Added new parameter to determine the duration in which a message will be displayed
    • OSD settings are now based on the current ffdshow preset; this allows turning OSD on/off using the "Automatic preset loading" mechanism
    • Buffered video RAM access improves video memory access in certain scenarios
    • AviSynth filter now uses AviSynth's frames for buffering which improves performance and reduces the filter's memory usage
    • "Max. amplification" in the Normalization filter will only be applied after pressing "Apply"
    • Better handling of DVD menus
    • Improved autocrop algorithm
    • Added RealVideo 8 (RV30) support
    • Added soft telecine detection
    • Added several new preset autoload conditions
    • libavcodec is now used by default to decode Theora videos
    • libavcodec is now used as Dolby TrueHD decoder instead of MLP
    • Various updates to libavcodec
Version 3.0
  • Release Date: Jun 9, 2010
  • Download(s):
  • Bugfixes
    • Fixed 64-Bit installer issues
    • Fixed a lot of issues with mp4 muxer
    • Better support for VC-1 in MPEG Transport streams
    • Various H.264 and MPEG-2 seeking issues fixed
    • Several memory leak fixes
    • Subtitle fixes:
      • Don't show closed caption if "Subtitles" is not checked
      • Non-DVD subtitles: check if "Subtitles" is checked before showing subtitles
      • Setting "Maintain outside text inside screen" was not always applied correctly
      • Subtitle file could not be disabled during DVD playback
      • Duration of SSA move tags was randomly applied
      • Various fixes to alignment, line spacing, movement and positioning of ASS, SSA and SRT subtitles
      • Several crash fixes
    • Fixes in the Audio mixer and LFE crossover filter:
      • Center and LFE were too loud when downmixing 5.1 -> 2ch
      • If the original sound had LFE channel, it was overwritten
      • If the center channel existed, left and right channels were ignored
    • Several MLP/TrueHD/LPCM decoding fixes
    • Playing a CSS-protected DVD using MPC or MPC-HC caused a crash in certain scenarios
    • Fixed DVD menu positioning and freeze issue
    • Fixed several crashes in WMP11 and Media Center
    • ffdshow.ax failed to register when a registry key was missing
    • Removed black lines in Perspective Correction filter
    • ffdshow would crash when using the Grab filter and the Resize filter with aspect ratio correction
    • Many fixes across multiple ffdshow components including OSD, deinterlacing, remote API, DVD and MPEG-2 playback
  • New and improved features
    • Added support for WebM files
    • Added AC-3 in MP4 support
    • Added a 64-bit version(s)
    • New multi-threaded H.264 decoder: ffmpeg-mt
    • DTS-HD and Dolby TrueHD bitstreaming support for the ATI Radeon HD5000 series, ASUS Xonar sound cards and Intel Clarkdale CPUs
    • New color space converters:
      • Supported input color spaces: progressive YV12, progressive NV12, YV16, YUY2
      • Supported output color spaces: RGB24, RGB32
      • High quality chroma upscaling
      • Added dithering to reduce "banding"
      • Support for color primary parameters such as ITU-R BT.601/709, input and output levels
      • RGB conversion done in 11-bit or higher
      • Significant improvements in YV12 -> YUY2, YUY2 -> RGB, and YV12 -> RGB conversion performance
      • Requires SSE2-capable CPU; for better performance multi-core CPU recommended
    • New RGB conversion options:
      • Output levels ("Computer monitor" or "TV/Projector")
      • YCbCr specification "Auto" (uses H.264's VUI or width > 1024: BT.709, width <= 1024: BT.601)
    • Various improvements in the Subtitle filter:
      • Improved rendering quality, memory usage and performance
      • General code cleanup
      • SSA/ASS subtitles: better compatibility (support for position & move tags), better calculation of line wrapping, new dialog to configure ASS specific options. Also support added for ASS tags within SRT subtitles (SubViewer)
    • FFDShowAPI: .NET wrapper around FFDShowRemoteAPI allows integration of ffdshow with third-party applications
    • FFDShowRemoteAPI:
      • Improved subtitle/audio streams detection; now compatible with most filters handling the IAMStreamSelect interface
      • New command to disable FF/RW OSD
      • When using absolute positioning, x and y coordinates are now representing pixels instead of percentages
      • Added new parameter to determine the duration in which a message will be displayed
    • OSD settings are now based on the current ffdshow preset; this allows turning OSD on/off using the "Automatic preset loading" mechanism
    • Buffered video RAM access improves video memory access in certain scenarios
    • AviSynth filter now uses AviSynth's frames for buffering which improves performance and reduces the filter's memory usage
    • "Max. amplification" in the Normalization filter will only be applied after pressing "Apply"
    • Better handling of DVD menus
    • Improved autocrop algorithm
    • Added RealVideo 8 (RV30) support
    • Added soft telecine detection
    • Added several new preset autoload conditions
    • libavcodec is now used by default to decode Theora videos
    • libavcodec is now used as Dolby TrueHD decoder instead of MLP
    • Various updates to libavcodec
    Version 2.3d
    • Release Date: Jul 8, 2009
    • Download(s):
    • Added missing dependency file
    • Fixed FLAC decoding setting
    • Fixed Minor bug with FFDShow configuration
    • Fixed Minor bug with Update Service
    Version 2.3c
    • Release Date: May 25, 2009
    • Download(s):
    • Added missing dependency file
    • Fixed FLAC decoding setting
    • Fixed Minor bug with FFDShow configuration
    • Fixed Minor bug with Update Service
    Version 2.3
    • Release Date: Apr 2, 2009
    • Download(s):
    • Fixed Minor bug with FFDShow configuration
    • Fixed Minor bug with Update Service
    Version 2.2c
    • Release Date: Feb 27, 2009
    • Download(s):
    • Bugfixes:
      • Fixed Windows Vista User Access Control (UAC) Installer bug*
      • Fixed Windows Vista 64-Bit compatibility*
      • Fixed FFDShow physical core correct value
      • Fixed Media Player Classic extention registry associations
      • Fixed DVD Playback support
      • Fixed DVD / CD Autorun not responding
    • New and improved features
      • Added new tool: WECP Media Repair Tool
      • Added new tool: Autorun Repair Wizard
      • Added Gabest FLV Splitter (v1.1.796)
      • Added Gabest MPEG-2 Decoder Filter (v1.1.796)
      • Added Gabest VobSub & TextSub filter (v1.1.796)
      • Added CoreWavePack (v1.1.1)
      • Added Haali Media Splitter (v1.8.122.18)
      • Switched to Media Player Classic - Homecinema (v.1.1.796)
    • Depreciated Support
      • Removed: APE Source Filter
      • Removed: AC3 Filter
      • Removed: AVI Splitter
      • Removed: CDDA Reader Filter
      • Removed: CoreAAC Filter
      • Removed: CoreFlac Decoder
      • Removed: OGG Splitter
      • Removed: MOD Source Filter
      • Removed: MPV Decoder
      • Removed: MPA Splitter
      • Removed: MPC Source Filter
      • Removed: MP4 Splitter
      • Removed: Matroska Splitter
      • Removed: OFR Source Filter
      • Removed: RealMedia Splitter
      • Removed: SHOUTcast Source Filter
    Version 2.2b
    • Release Date: Feb 19, 2009
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    • Fixed Windows Vista 64-Bit compatibility*
    • Fixed FFDShow physical core correct value
    • Fixed Media Player Classic extention registry associations
    • Fixed DVD Playback support
    • Fixed DVD / CD Autorun not responding
    Version 1.0
    • Release Date: Apr 30, 2007
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