SMPlayer Changelog

New in version 14.9.0

September 12th, 2014
  • Fix for Youtube.
  • New option to shut down the computer when playback has finished.
  • The themes and skin icons are loaded from resource files (*.rcc).
  • New fix for searching subtitles from opensubtitles.org that should return more results.

New in version 14.3.0 (April 2nd, 2014)

  • The control for fullscreen mode has been rewritten and improved. Now it is displayed over the video.
  • (Windows) New option in Preferences -> Subtitles to enable or disable the use of the Windows font directory. Disabling this option prevents the annoying font scanning.
  • Some presets have been added to the audio equalizer.
  • (Experimental) Possibility to play (non-protected) blu-ray discs.
  • Better support for multimedia keys. This can help control SMPlayer with a remote control.
  • New option in the playlist preferences for adding automatically other files in the folder to the playlist.
  • The option "Move the window when the video area is dragged" has been fixed.
  • (Windows) Now it's possible to open Windows shortcuts (symlinks).
  • Better support for Youtube.
  • (Windows) Better screensaver disabling.
  • Many bugfixes.
  • Possibility to compile with Qt 5.

New in version 0.8.6 (August 17th, 2013)

  • SMPlayer can now update its internal Youtube code so it's not necessary to update smplayer everytime Youtube makes a change.
  • A section "Updates" has been added to the preferences dialog, where it's possible to configure or disable the update checker.
  • SMPlayer could still fail to find some subtitles from opensubtitles.org. Hopefully this is fixed.
  • Several other bugfixes.

New in version 0.8.5 (May 10th, 2013)

  • Due to changes in opensubtitles.org, smplayer couldn't find subtitles anymore. This has been fixed.
  • The interface with support for skins is now the default.
  • An option to enter url(s) in the playlist has been added.
  • The options to change the size of the main window work now even if the autoresize is set to never.
  • Two new options for Audio -> Stereo mode: Mono and Reverse.
  • The option "Move the window when the video area is dragged" is now disabled by default because it has some issues that need to be addressed.
  • (Linux) The problem with mplayer2 and the -fontconfig option has been fixed (sort of).
  • New translation: Malay.
  • Some configuration options are changed to new defaults after installation to ease upgrade from old versions.

New in version 0.8.4 (March 25th, 2013)

  • New option to select the fps for external subtitles.
  • The video equalizer dialog has been rewritten.
  • Now smplayer checks for updates automatically and notifies the user if a new version is found.
  • Support for encoding ISO-8859-16 for subtitles.
  • New translations: Thai and Hebrew.
  • Some bugfixes.

New in version 0.8.3 (December 27th, 2012)

  • Fix for Youtube playback.

New in version 0.8.1 (September 21st, 2012)

  • Fix for Youtube playback.
  • Other minor changes.

New in version 0.8.0 (April 6th, 2012)

  • A toolbar editor has been added. Now it's possible to select the buttons and controls that want to appear in the toolbars.
  • New video filters: gradfun, blur and sharpen.
  • Now it's possible to change the GUI (default, mini, mpc) at runtime, no restart required.
  • sub files from opensubtitles should work again.
  • (Youtube) Recognize short urls (like this one: http://y2u.be/F5OcZBVPwOA).
  • Better support for chapters in video files.
  • Bug fix: remote m3u files work from the favorites menu or command line.
  • Internal changes in the single instance option (switch to QtSingleApplication).

New in version 0.6.10 (December 29th, 2011)

  • New vdpau configuration dialog, which allow to select the vdpau codecs to use.
  • Port for eCS, OS/2 (by Silvan Scherrer).
  • New menu to select the closed caption channel (requires mplayer >= r32607).
  • Possibility to select the seeking method (absolute or relative).
  • Possibility to sort the items of the playlist.