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JTVLAN -> Version History

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Version 1.0.4
  • Release Date: Feb 8, 2010
  • This version supports TV Scheduler Pro Rev.164 and later.
Version 1.0.3
  • Release Date: Jun 7, 2009
  • This release supports TV Scheduler PRO Rev 105 (no windows service)
Version 1.0.2
  • Release Date: Mar 25, 2009
  • Fixed Java 1.4 and 1.5 compatibility problems
  • Fixed unclean stop capture problem
  • Added .bat launcher for configuration util
Version 1.0.1
  • Release Date: Mar 23, 2009
  • Added support for alternative JRE and fixed "stream corrupt" error.
Version 1.0
  • Release Date: Mar 19, 2009
  • Simplified installation and configuration
  • View live TV on any networked PC sharing a single DVB-T capture card installed on a PC
  • Remote clients can change channels
  • Cross platform client, runs on Windows, Linux, MacOS.
  • Low CPU and memory requirements.
  • Configurable streaming settings (UDP unicast or multicast, HTTP).
  • Transcoding to change audio/video bitrates and video size
  • Subtitles burning
  • Recording (both client side and server side) funcionality
  • With some limitation JTVLAN is able handle multiple simultaneous clients controlling a single server instance.
Version 0.6.0
  • Release Date: Aug 29, 2007
  • Compatible with WebScheduler PRO 4.3.
  • Configurable policies about how to handle conflicts with upcomimg scheduled recordings.
  • Minor fixes
Version 0.5.0 Beta
  • Release Date: Feb 12, 2007
  • JTVLAN now supports WebScheduler 4. Previous versions of WebScheduler are no more supported.
  • Fixed a serious problem in the client related to the local recording functionality.
Version 0.4.0
  • Release Date: Aug 31, 2006
  • Added new logic to handle in a consistent way multiple clients connected to the same server.
  • Fixed some minor bugs and some layout adjustments
Version 0.3.0
  • Release Date: Jun 27, 2006
  • Added controls to the client GUI to change deinterlace, aspect ratio, crop settings during playback
  • Added control to to enable/disable the full VLC full interface on the fly while JTVLANClient is playing
  • Added controls to override the default capture type defined on the server side.
  • Added video scaling option among the transcoding settings
  • Client can ask server to burn subtitles
  • More detailed logging
Version 0.3.0 Beta
  • Release Date: Jun 9, 2006
  • it is now possible to change deinterlace, aspect ratio, crop settings while JTVLANClient is playing
  • it is possible to enable/disable the full VLC interface on the fly while JTVLANClient is playing
  • client can override server capture type
  • client can ask server to burn subtitles (not tested because I do not have a suitable channel)
  • logging options
Version 0.2.0
  • Release Date: May 23, 2006
  • Support for WebScheduler authentication
  • Volume control on the main JTVLANClient window
  • Toggle fullscreen control on the main window
  • Client now warns when WebScheduler needs the user to free the capture card to be able to perform a scheduled recording
  • More accurate file splitting
  • Solved compatibility problem with Java 1.4
Version 0.1.4
  • Release Date: May 7, 2006
  • Transcode options. Client may ask the server to stream at a lower bitrate, an useful option when the client is on a slow net
  • Auto splitting. Client can ask the server to limit file size of temporary buffers and recorded shows to a given value. NOTE: this feature has been implemented very roughly. File size is only approximate and there is a gap in live tv and recordings of about 15 seconds when the files are splitted.
  • User preferences are persisted to an user properties file. When the client is launched it remembers its previous settings.
  • A new tab pane shows some details of the current activity.
Version 0.1.3
  • Release Date: May 1, 2006
  • Fixed some JTVLANClient cros platform problems. JTVLANClient should now support Linux (tested) and possibly MacOS (not tested)
  • Client side recording
  • Auto full screen playback- Always on top channel list (requires Java 1.5)
  • JTVLANServer setup checks for possibly incompatible versions of WebScheduler and warns about it
  • Fixed a problem which caused WebScheduler to lock all the cards if WebScheduler version was not supported (e.g. 3.0.x).
Version 0.1.2a
  • Release Date: Apr 29, 2006
  • Jakarta HTTP client replaced with the LGPL HTTP client library to avoid license incompatibilities
  • Basic use of RC interface to detect VLC playback problems. Still some work to do though.
  • Full source code included in distribution package
Version 0.1.2
  • Release Date: Apr 27, 2006
  • Rework on the code which controls VideoLAN. Release 0.1.2 does not use HTTP interface any more to control VideoLAN in favour of starting and killing VideoLAN each time is needed. This approach proved to be more stable and simpler to configure
  • Configuration utilities both for client and server
  • Rationalization of the JTVLANServer HTTP interface. Now every action on JTVLANServer should be invoked through the single /servlet/JTVLANServerRes entry point
  • Extensive server side logging to trace problems
  • Simplified distribution structure (4 files for JTVLANClient and 3 files for JTVLANServer)

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