Totem Changelog

New in version 3.16.1

May 10th, 2015
  • Loads of performance fixes, related to thumbnailing when a video is playing
  • Fix (again) doubling files added on the command-line
  • Don't monitor the tracker source, it adds incomplete items to the view
  • Fix Videos icon not showing in volume control
  • Provide a symbolic variant of the app icon
  • Fix frames not getting applied for new thumbnails
  • Don't warn when video rotation is unset

New in version 3.16.0 (March 23rd, 2015)

  • Translation updates

New in version 3.16.0 RC (March 20th, 2015)

  • Update thumbnail styling
  • Fix a crash on exit
  • Fix application icon not showing in volume control
  • Disable popover transitions for video menus
  • Fix downloading subtitles with newer Python versions
  • Translation updates

New in version 3.16.0 Beta 2 (March 16th, 2015)

  • Build fixes
  • Internationalisation fixes
  • Update appdata file
  • Translation updates

New in version 3.16.0 Beta 1 (February 20th, 2015)

  • Better missing plugins support with GNOME Software
  • Modify appearance of source icons
  • Make view switcher button homogeneous
  • Use intltool to translate GSettings schema files directly
  • Better translator comment for subtitle-encoding
  • Remove outdated helper script, which used Python 2

New in version 3.14.2 (January 28th, 2015)

  • Stop thumbnailing when starting playback
  • Keep the controls visible when seeking with the slider
  • Show popup when seeking with the keyboard
  • Only show videos longer than 5 seconds
  • Hide source which provide torrent URLs
  • Fix translation support in thumbnailer
  • Fix Totem doubling files added on the cmd line
  • Handle "Powerpoint" buttons on remotes
  • Remove spacing around preferences tabs

New in version 3.15.4 (January 19th, 2015)

  • Remove spacing around preferences tabs
  • Stop thumbnailing when exiting, and when playback starts
  • Handle "Powerpoint" buttons on remotes
  • Keep the controls visible when seeking with the slider
  • Show controls when seeking with the keyboard
  • Use the theme's foreground color to render the symbolics
  • Only show videos longer than 5 seconds in the overview
  • Hide source which provide torrent URLs (for now)
  • Remove use of a number of deprecated properties
  • Require a newer cairo for hi-dpi support
  • Fix Totem doubling files added on the cmd line
  • Fix missing translation support in thumbnailer/gallery support

New in version 3.14.1 (November 20th, 2014)

  • Fix lingering white line in fullscreen
  • Fix bug in MPRIS support when used via Rygel
  • Thumbnail bookmarked movies as well
  • Fix starting Totem via D-Bus (gnome-open)
  • Port from appdata-tools to appstream-glib
  • Add a keyboard shortcut for starting subtitles download

New in version 3.14.0 (September 22nd, 2014)

  • save-file: Handle an unset Videos directory
  • Fix popup disappearing when volume is being set
  • Remove border from error dialogue
  • Require newer versions of clutter-gtk and gst-plugins-base

New in version 3.14 RC (September 20th, 2014)

  • Fix opening files following the D-Bus-ification
  • libgd updates to fix the appearance of check boxes and subtitle labels

New in version 3.14 Beta 2 (September 3rd, 2014)

  • Generate thumbnails for the videos in the main view when they're missing
  • Rename totem.desktop to org.gnome.Totem.desktop
  • Updated translations

New in version 3.14 Beta 1 (August 19th, 2014)

  • Rename "Recent" section to "Videos"
  • Remove visualisation support
  • Remove browser plugin
  • Better error message for RTSP blocked by firewall
  • Automatically rotate mobile phone videos
  • Allow seeking past fill-level

New in version 3.12.1 (April 30th, 2014)

  • Bump required versions of grilo and GStreamer
  • Fix delete button's initial state
  • Switch to the player view quicker
  • Add support for starting a playlist paused
  • Escape selection mode when pressing Esc
  • Fix shuffled items starting to play in random order
  • Hide popups when leaving the window, but not when a popover (volume, menus) is visible
  • Don't toggle popups on touchpad clicks, just on touchscreens
  • Fix scroll-wheel going forward 2 minutes instead of 1
  • Save the downloaded subtitles in the video directory
  • Re-add drag'n'drop support for the video widget

New in version 3.12.0 (March 24th, 2014)

  • Fix artifacts caused by GtkPopovers
  • Don't add containers in the Recent view
  • Various opensubtitles plugin bug fixes
  • Translation updates

New in version 3.12 Beta 1 (February 20th, 2014)

  • Add sideways swipe gestures to seek inside the window
  • Move Open/Add menu items to the "Add" button
  • Add drop support to the "Recent" section of the overview
  • Implement "Make Available Offline"
  • Maximise window by default
  • Make F10 show the gear menu
  • Make Ctrl+F toggle the search mode
  • Handle the "Play DVD" remote control key
  • Pause playback when the screensaver comes on
  • Correct spacing and title of the preferences window
  • Remove film strip by default from thumbnails, Nautilus will add them itself if necessary
  • Fix monitoring of Grilo sources
  • Show switcher buttons when turning on search
  • Ensure the buffering spinner gets removed when closing a file

New in version 3.11.5 (February 6th, 2014)

  • Complete redesign

New in version 3.10.1 (September 30th, 2013)

  • Fix possible abort on startup
  • Fix warning on startup

New in version 3.10.0 (September 23rd, 2013)

  • Updated translations.

New in version 3.10 RC (September 19th, 2013)

  • RTL bug fixes for playback icons
  • Fix year tag not showing in some cases
  • Remove obsolete totem-disc usage
  • Port zeitgeist plugin to zeitgeist-2.0

New in version 3.9.5 (July 29th, 2013)

  • Add work-around to allow streaming of Vimeo videos
  • Don't hide the titlebar on fullscreen (as we still have a menu bar)
  • Make thumbnailer work even when VA-API support is enabled
  • Avoid warnings from the rotation plugin for unsupported locations
  • Fix aspect ratio in dual-head setups
  • Fix playback when video location is not mounted
  • Access streams directly rather than through FUSE, making buffering and playback smoother
  • Fix excessive redraws when using rotation, and make rotation and crop work together

New in version 3.8.2 (May 14th, 2013)

  • Work-around problem with initial window size
  • Fix errors in gallery name print when filename contains "&"
  • Fix translations not being applied in nautilus' properties
  • Fix Python Console not working
  • Fix screenshot keyboard shortcut

New in version 3.8.0 (March 26th, 2013)

  • Updated translations.

New in version 3.7.92 (March 20th, 2013)

  • Use yelp-tools instead of gnome-doc-utils
  • Add YouTube format configuration for grilo
  • Fix possible Unicode errors with MPRIS plugin
  • Use libgd's icon view for search results
  • Fix warnings for some files in the browse sidebar
  • Fix possible crashes in the chapters plugin
  • Fix playing audio CD tracks launched from Nautilus
  • Fix running when clutter-gst is in a different prefix
  • Plugins:
  • Remove use of deprecated widgets in subtitles downloader

New in version 3.6.3 (November 8th, 2012)

  • Really stop using the soundpitch plugin
  • Fix playback of some audio types failing

New in version 3.6.2 (October 26th, 2012)

  • Make Ogg video streaming work again (the soundpitch plugin in gst-plugins-bad is broken)
  • Fix memory leaks when using download buffering

New in version 3.3.4 (December 27th, 2011)

  • Re-enable and fix compilation of zeitgeist-dp plugin
  • Use new GLib threading API if compiling with GLib ≥ 2.31.0
  • Fix some problems with `make check` on the Python plugins

New in version 3.2.1 (October 18th, 2011)

  • Fix crash when framerate isn't available
  • Quieten the thumbnailer when thumbnailing non-videos
  • Loads of translations

New in version 3.2.0 (September 28th, 2011)

  • Fix Python console settings conversion bug
  • Loads of updated translations

New in version 3.1.0 (May 10th, 2011)

  • Use clutter-gst to draw the video, the only major related change is simpler zoom modes
  • Use GStreamer API directly for audio preview utility (used in nautilus), thumbnailer and nautilus properties window
  • Show container format in the properties
  • Add ability to switch video tracks
  • Add ability to "thumbnail" DVD ISOs
  • Advertise support for audio/x-stm and audio/x-s3m
  • Fix possible dropped chapters in chapter plugin
  • Code:
  • Port media-player-keys plugin to GDBus
  • Add pylint support for all Python plugins, and fix errors from it, and port all of the plugins to GObject Introspection
  • Simplify screenshot code
  • Removed:
  • Remove XVidMode support in backend
  • Remove video indexer, it wasn't used
  • Remove thumbnail plugin which doesn't serve a purpose under GNOME 3

New in version 3.0.1 (April 29th, 2011)

  • Fixes to chapters plugin which resulted in missing chapters
  • Fix translations in filter drop-down for save dialogue
  • Fix gallery mode's last picture never appearing
  • Fix possible crasher in save-file plugin
  • Updated translations

New in version 3.0.0 (April 6th, 2011)

  • Fix packing and spacing in the properties
  • Fix subtitle downloader and jamendo plugins
  • Loads more translations

New in version 2.91.92 (March 22nd, 2011)

  • Plenty of screensaver related bug fixes
  • Make "Open Location" dialogue modal
  • Never use an empty User-Agent in the backend
  • Don't poke at web server when we already have information to set up "recent files"

New in version 2.91.91 (March 10th, 2011)

  • New icon!
  • Fix screensaver for latest gnome-screensaver
  • Fix possible assertion in save-file plugin
  • Use gnome-session instead of Galago for status notifications
  • Fix thumbnailer with both --size and --raw options
  • Require GTK+ 3.x in pkg-config file, and fix compilation for out-of-tree plugins
  • Make sure all the builtin plugins get activated on startup
  • Fix screenshot for interlaced videos

New in version 2.91.6 (February 3rd, 2011)

  • YouTube plugin:
  • Show actual stream title instead of "videoplayback" in the recent items menu
  • Fix build with latest GTK+ version
  • Various build fixes

New in version 2.91.5 (January 31st, 2011)

  • Build:
  • Fix build with newer versions of GTK+ 3.x
  • Thumbnailer:
  • Register thumbnailer with new scheme
  • Always use the better looking resize method, even for large thumbnails
  • Movie Player:
  • Use new-style toolbar for playlist
  • Fix look of plugins preferences
  • Notice panels when automatically resizing the window
  • Plugins:
  • Fix subtitles plugin not closing after download
  • Downgrade YouTube plugin's abilities, see:
  • http://www.hadess.net/2011/01/youtube-playback-will-suck-again.html
  • Offer to launch YouTube in browser if video is not available in the requested format.
  • Re-add support for Vala plugins and sample vala plugin
  • Add support for additional multimedia keys
  • Port tracker plugin to newest API
  • Browser plugin:
  • Fix possible crasher in the glow button

New in version 2.91.4 (December 23rd, 2010)

  • Build:
  • Port to GtkStyleContext
  • Other GTK+ 3.x fixes
  • Movie Player:
  • Remove the MythTV plugin (upstream is dead and UPnP works just as well)
  • Change the data paths in GSettings schemas
  • Lots of Python plugin fixes
  • Add a save file plugin
  • Fix a race condition when parsing multiple playlist entries
  • More GSettings fixes and cleanup
  • Use symbolic icons for the volume level
  • Fix plugin shutdown
  • GStreamer backend:
  • Various drawing fixes
  • Updated translations

New in version 2.31.92 (September 16th, 2010)

  • Stop using deprecated GDK API
  • Some minor plugin documentation fixes
  • Updated translations

New in version 2.90.5 (July 14th, 2010)

  • Movie Player:
  • Port from libunique to GApplication
  • Rework cancellation in the YouTube plugin to remove races
  • Reorganise the core code into an installed library, libtotem.so
  • Add gobject-introspection support to this library
  • Make it possible to build plugins out of tree by installing a few header files
  • Remove the old Python and Vala bindings in favour of introspection
  • Port the Python plugins to libpeas and the new bindings (note that they aren't re-enabled yet due to being too unstable)
  • Tidy up the "Open Location" dialogue
  • Port to the updated PeasUIConfigurable interface in libpeas 0.5.2
  • Browser plugin:
  • Add support for the VLC input.length property

New in version 2.30.2 (May 13th, 2010)

  • Movie Player:
  • Fix huge window height when hiding then showing controls again
  • Fix slight resize when showing the sidebar for the first time
  • Fix possible crash when loading PytGTK
  • Fix loading OSD icons when there's no SVG versions
  • Browser Plugin:
  • Fix volume being at zero when starting playback
  • Fix use of URL parameter for the Window Media Player
  • compatibility plugin
  • Fix position on End-Of-Stream when using the QuickTime
  • compatibility plugin
  • GStreamer backend:
  • Try not to block the UI when seeking
  • Fix constant buffering when playing live streams

New in version 2.30.1 (April 27th, 2010)

  • Movie Player:
  • Fix artifacts and flashing or black screen when paused
  • Better download buffering handling
  • Fix crasher when PyGTK is badly installed
  • Avoid problems with seeking when pausing the video too early
  • Fix link to Totem website in error messages
  • Disable seeking in DVD menus
  • Make Eject menu item work for DVDs
  • Fix playback from FTP sites
  • Plugins:
  • Port Tracker plugin to Tracker 0.8
  • Make YouTube plugin work again for latest site changes
  • Browser Plugin:
  • Add download buffering support even when streaming from the browser itself
  • Fix playback on the Apple trailers site, and add seeking support