QtAV Changelog

New in version 1.7.0

July 12th, 2015
  • DXVA GPU zero-copy support. Lower cpu usage, better performance
  • DXVA copy-back mode improvement
  • VAAPI zero-copy improvement
  • Fix opengl wrong display if switch decoder between VDA and FFmpeg
  • Video encoding support
  • External audio track support
  • Pulseaudio improvement, fix crashes and hang
  • OpenGL: disable VBO for ANGLE to workaround qpainter filters have no effect. Less GL calls. Fix OpenGLWindowRenderer can not update correctly
  • Fix capture video when a zero-copy HW decoder is used.
  • Fix wrong audio data is played at the beginning of playback
  • Enable XV shm
  • Improve a/v sync
  • Build android on windows
  • Fix msvc debug build
  • Use OpenSL ES as for android. It works correctly now. No OpenAL required any more. Add volume control for OpenSL ES.
  • Fix crashes
  • Add ubuntu PPA: https://launchpad.net/~wbsecg1/+archive/ubuntu/qtav
  • CI: appveyor for windows
  • AVInput=>MediaIO. You can use it to support custom output when encoding video
  • Add seekFinished, durationChanged, QML MediaPlayer.videoCapture, Subtitle delay etc
  • QMLPlayer: swipe to seek

New in version 1.4.2 (December 27th, 2014)

  • Async load
  • Faster seek and preview. Thanks wm4(mpv developer)
  • Better a/v sync solution. Now can play high fps video better than ANY other players.
  • DXVA: enable HEVC decoder if libavcodec runtime supports. LAVFilters ffmpeg supports it.
  • Cedarv improvements, nv12 output support, neon code from libvdpau-sunxi
  • Multiple OpenAL instances support
  • AVInput class to extend media sources. Support play from qrc resouces.
  • Display the first frame after seek
  • Better clock error correction
  • Fix play frame by frame issues
  • Fix QML video shake
  • More details for error signals
  • Apply user options in the next playback
  • Dynamic load libass (submodule 'capi' is required)
  • VA-API: fix blurred bottom line issue. works on libav >= 9 now.
  • Progress is start at 0 by default even if 1st pts is not 0.
  • Fix capture issues: capture current displayed frame, easier api
  • RGB48 support. OpenGL only supports RGB48LE.
  • Link to static ffmpeg support
  • Fix open error if input url/path contains special charactors

New in version 1.4.1 (November 6th, 2014)

  • More QtMultimedia compatible QML playback API
  • Debian package support. Now you can build on ubuntu>=14.04 using debuild
  • Subtitle: libass renderering support. Dynamically change FFmpeg parser and libass
  • Log level control support without changing any Qt logging functions (qDebug, qWarning etc.)
  • Video orientation support in renderers
  • Bug fix: video frame with alpha value. video stream start time >0. OpenAL can not close correctly...
  • QML only: video preview.
  • players: config UI in QMLPlayer. Video preview on progress bar.

New in version 1.4.0 (September 10th, 2014)

  • Improve OpenGL: more pixel formats, supports QML(not stable), dynamic gl support etc.
  • VAAPI: GLX direct rendering support. check 4k.
  • DXVA: more decoding surfaces to improve performance
  • VDA (OSX hardware decoding) support
  • Android support. Easy to deploy
  • Subtitle support, including QML
  • Improve OpenAL. Works fine on most platforms including android
  • FFmpeg libavfilter support
  • Audio output api change
  • Deploy script for ifw, OSX
  • Bug fix
  • WIP: dsound, opensl, audio engine, audio filters etc.

New in version 1.3.4 (June 1st, 2014)

  • CUDA: better quality and performance, Fix wrong display order. No Mosaics.
  • VAAPI and dxva support SSE4.1 to copy decoded frame for intel gpu. vaapi was added months ago, but the performance was very poor. With the help of SSE4.1 we have greate performance improvement.
  • VAAPI supports drm
  • Use latest FFmpeg's hw api
  • Fix wrong display or crash if change HW decoder
  • Add some options for AVCodec and AVFormat as decoder's meta properties.
  • Metadata support
  • Display aspect ratio use the value in stream if defined. Thank Sandro Cavazzoni
  • Support install QtAV as a Qt module
  • Fix wrong file name encoding.
  • Display the image in a music file

New in version 1.3.2 (March 17th, 2014)

  • OpenGL improvement and better performance(works on iOS and Android). Less CPU usage than VLC.
  • Enable GLSL if supported
  • Use GLSL to render YUV frames
  • GLSL based video equalizer
  • XV bug fix and improvement. Supports NV12. Supports video equalizer.
  • Play from QIODevice support
  • Capture YUV frames support.
  • Fix wrong duration in OSD
  • CUDA decoder working in progress
  • Player:
  • no gui blocking while opening a stream
  • add config dialog
  • Regressions:
  • OpenGL can not display H10p

New in version 1.3.1 (January 29th, 2014)

  • Initial OpenAL support.
  • Fix hardware decoding crashes: seeking, packet loss(e.g. bad network)
  • Allwinner's CedarX hardware decoding support. Thanks Miroslav Bendik.
  • FFmpeg log and error handling. New class: AVError
  • AVDictionary support for decoder and demuxer. API: AVPlayer::setOptionsForXXX()
  • Fix crash on app exit
  • Fix Hi10bits crash
  • Build:
  • fix XXX_EXPORT macro confliction.
  • configurable qmake project etc.
  • QMLPlayer: better UI
  • player:
  • wheel to zoom in/out.
  • apply decoder without restart.
  • exit on main window close.
  • move EventHandler to player.
  • Installer: ubuntu support.
  • Screen saver for OSX, X11. Improve windows

New in version 1.3.0 (December 20th, 2013)

  • Selectable audio track
  • Multiple rendering target for 1 video support
  • Hardware decoding support(unstable): DXVA2 for windows, VA-API for x11(bad performance now)
  • Region of Interest(ROI) support, i.e. crop.
  • Filter support(Experimental)
  • Video eq: brightness, contrast, saturation
  • Repeat support
  • Mang api changes
  • QML: compatible with many QtMultiMedia APIs
  • build/install: check arch, fix wrong rpath and launch error on Mac, add installer
  • player: playlist, history, better online tv, etc.

New in version 1.2.4 (September 10th, 2013)

  • QML support(thanks theoribeiro ). Can replace some of qtmultimedia qml apps, e.g. qmlvideofx
  • Fix build for FFmpeg >= 0.9, libav >= 0.8
  • Channel can be choosed by user: original, stero, left, right, centre(mono)
  • OSD for GL ES2 renderer
  • player: statistics viewer, disable screensaver on widows when playing. Add many online tv channels

New in version 1.2.3 (August 5th, 2013)

  • FFmpeg/libav avresample support
  • OpenGL ES2 support. Can build against Qt5 GLES2 version now
  • XV support for Qt5
  • More audio format support, e.g. sample format, channels.
  • Fix H.264 decoding error for the beginning frames.
  • Fix audio decoding error if packet should be decoded multiple times. WMA audio.
  • Save video captures to system Picture directory

New in version 1.2.2 (July 4th, 2013)

  • Audio resampler using swresample
  • Play speed control
  • Audio format
  • Play good with audio that noise before(mp3, ...)
  • init and deinit FFmpeg only when needed
  • Component id accessed by symbol
  • mms support

New in version 1.1.9 (February 22nd, 2013)

  • Add network interrupt callback. Thanks Vito vcovito
  • QtAV and FFmpeg runtime version check
  • Add factory model to manager the components. Currently used in ImageConverter
  • MSVC support
  • Seek bug fix: some times blocked
  • qmake: no additional arguments required(if source dir is writable)
  • Add 2 graphics item renderer examples
  • GDI+ renderer support
  • Start to use script to create new classes

New in version 1.1.8 (February 12th, 2013)

  • LGPL version 2.1
  • Better Qt5 support
  • Better synchronisation and seeking
  • Crash fixed when getting stream info
  • Crash fixed when replaying a music
  • Drag & drop, simple internal gui and internal event filter
  • Videowall works better