Tag Archives: Support

Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 client/server readiness cumulative update released

Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 client/server readiness cumulative update has been released

This update provides performance and reliability improvements that will improve the Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8

The update includes the following performance and reliability improvements:

  • Addresses PowerShell issue with certain localized languages when a Language Interface Pack is installed
  • Improves SMB service and client reliability under certain stress conditions
  • Improves clustered server performance and reliability in Hyper-V and Scale-Out File Server scenarios

You can obtain the update from Microsoft Article KB 2758246 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2758246

VideoLAN VLC Media Player Version 2.0.3 Released for Windows and Mac OS X

VideoLAN VLC Media Player Version 2.0.3 has been released and includes the following fixes and new features:

  • Support for OS X Mountain Lion
  • Improves VLC’s overall stability on OS X
  • Includes updates for 18 translations
  • Adds support for Uzbek and Marathi

VLC Media Player can be download from http://www.videolan.org/vlc/#download

VideoLAN VLC Media Player Version 2.0.1 Released for Windows and Mac OS X

VideoLAN VLC Media Player Version 2.0.1 has been released and includes the following fixes and new features:

• Support for MxPEG files and streams

• New features in the Mac OS X interface for more customization

• Numerous fixes in the Qt, the Mac OS and the skins interfaces

• Fixes for HTTP Live Streaming, CDDB, UDP/RTP support

• Security issues SA-1201 and SA-1202

• Limited support for Bluray discs menus

• Numerous fixes for MKV support

• Fix for splitted RAR files playback

• Numerous fixes for more than 120 bugs

• Codec and 3rd party libraries security updates

VLC Media Player can be download from http://www.videolan.org/vlc/#download

VideoLAN VLC Media Player Version 2.0.0 Released for Windows and Mac OS X

VideoLAN VLC Media Player Version 2.0.0 has been released and includes the following fixes and new features:

Video
  • Rewritten video output core and modules, allowing subpicture blending in GPU
  • Shader support in the OpenGL output, for colorspace conversion, including 10bits
  • New video outputs for Windows 7, Android, iOS and OS/2
  • New debanding, grain, denoising and anti-flickering filters
  • New deinterlacing filter, including an Inverse Telecine algorithm
Audio
  • New resamplers for higher quality audio
  • New dynamic range compressor and karaoke filters
  • Simplification of the audio core for faster processing
  • New audio outputs for iOS, Android and OS/2
Formats
  • Multi-threaded decoding for H.264, MPEG-4/Xvid and WebM
  • Support for 10bits codecs, WMV image and some other codecs
  • Rewritten support for images, including jpeg, png, xcf, bmp
  • Important changes in RealVideo and Real Format support
  • CrystalHD cards and Android OpenMAX support for hardware decoding
Input and Devices
  • Experimental support for BluRay discs: [Menus are deactivated in this release (will come soon)] [AACS and BD+ DRM libraries and keys are not shipped, for legal reasons]
  • Support for SDI capture cards and QTKit devices
  • Support for new adaptive streaming protocols, like HLS and DASH
For Mac Users
  • Completely new, single window interface: [Available in 2 colors: Lion grey and QTX black] [Extensions support and better Lion integration]
  • Support for all QTKit devices through qtcapture and qtsound modules
  • Continued support for X 10.5 and PPC users (1080p and ProRes on Dual-G5!)
For Anime Fans
  • Vastly improved MKV demuxer
  • Rewritten linked segments and ordered chapter files support
  • Correct support for FLAC, RV and Hi10p in MKV
  • Rewritten seeking support in cue files
  • Various ASS subtitles improvements
For professional Users
  • Support for ProRes 422 and 4444, AVC/Intra
  • Support for Jpeg-2000, Dirac and DNxHD/VC-3 in 10bits
  • Support for EBU subtitles (stl) and EIA-608
  • SDI and HD-SDI card support for input on Linux
  • New Dirac/VC-2 encoder, faster than the previous one
For Developers
  • libVLC, libVLCcore and libcompat have switched from GPL to LGPLv2.1+
  • New libVLC examples are available: media player, photobooth and mediainfo clones
  • New JSON requests on the web interface to control running VLC instances
  • Implementation of the MPRIS2 interface to control media players
  • VLC’s web plugins have been rewritten for better integration and stability in all browsers

VLC Media Player can be download from http://www.videolan.org/vlc/#download