Xt7-Player Changelog

New in version 3.5.4

October 13th, 2014
  • FIX: Spurious osd messages removed
  • CHANGE: Alsa audio output driver tabstrip now fills a (non exhaustive) list of available alsa pcms
  • FIX: Out of bounds MplayerClass.Analyze.1738
  • FIX: Gb.image.effect isn't really needed.
  • New: *experimental* Dynamic Overbright in videoequalizer (similar to dynamic contrast)
  • New: "overbright" slider in video equalizer window.
  • FIX: Do not crash on radio tab select if network is down
  • FIX: Enable pulse audio driver controls
  • CHANGE: Do not use dyndns urls anymore
  • FIX: Playlist items move was broken, fixed.
  • FIX: Do not parse unavailable audio/video output drivers
  • FIX: Unvalidate cached options on profile load (??)

New in version 3.5.2 (March 17th, 2014)

  • NEW: Hungarian Translation (thanks to Toroka)
  • NEW: Initial Icecast support
  • NEW: New Option (Generaloptions->Audio) to precise seek into mp3 streams. Enabled by default
  • NEW: New stereo3d video filter available
  • NEW: New option in Generaloptions->Network to prefer (or discard) 3D videos from youtube
  • NEW: New reset button in video equalizer window to restore default values
  • FIX: Try to keep the previously selected sub and audio stream across applies/mplayer restarts
  • FIX: "Related videos" wasn't needed/used since youtube tree navigation for related videos was introduced months ago.
  • FIX: Apply video equalizer settings (if auto apply is checked) and search for yt subtitles on apply/restart
  • FIX: Do not delete files if the user closes the window asking for confirmation!
  • FIX: Skip DASH (audio only or video only) youtube formats (youtube works again in git)
  • FIX: Detect *.googlevideo.* as youtube urls too
  • FIX: Workaround for date calculation on dvbt.
  • FIX: Drop dvbt event on wrong datediff
  • FIX epg search was broken, fixed
  • FIX: Lyrics finder didn't work, fixed
  • FIX: Do not crash when trying to play non existing files right from the album tab.
  • FIX: Dropped gb.xml and replaced bu gb.libxml; packagers should update deps.
  • FIX: fixed Simplified (and speedup) parsing of shoutcast feeds
  • CHANGE: Updated Russian Translation thanks to VictoR
  • CHANGE: Italian translation updates
  • CHANGE: Updated Russian Translation thanks to VictoR
  • CHANGE: Subtitles and audio stream choose buttons are now menu buttons.
  • WORKAROUND: Replace https urls with http ones due to mplayer limitation
  • WORKAROUND: Avoid 100% cpu use by replacing "FOR READ" with "FOR INPUT"

New in version 3.5.1 (November 11th, 2013)

  • FIX: Shoutcast was broken in 3.5.0

New in version 3.5.0 (November 11th, 2013)

  • FIX: Missing links on some youtube streams
  • FIX: Do not download thumbnails twice
  • FIX: Simplified (and speedup) parsing of youtube feeds
  • FIX: Removed deprecated (and not working anymore) youtube feeds from the tree
  • CHANGE: Reduced the lag at track change.
  • CHANGE: Ability to queue items to extract audio from and new skip/stop button
  • FIX: Better workaround for missing picture on fullscreen switch
  • FIX: xt7-player.png -> xt7-player in .desktop file (10x symbianflo)
  • CHANGE: Audio extraction/transcode capabilities for youtube, browse and playlist tabs
  • FIX: Vdpau overlay surface was always disabled (not saved), now it is under generaloptions->video amd get saved.
  • CHANGE: defaults to "NOT" disabling vdpau overlay surface, if you need, please manually check it and save the profile.
  • FIX: Typo in executable() which prevented idle mplayer from timeout
  • FIX: Removed the icon path from .desktop file (10x symbianflo)
  • CHANGE: Updated Russian translation from VictoR
  • FIX: Error when replacing playlists by an album tracks
  • FIX: Avoid out of range values in ladspahelper (by setting value=minvalue)
  • FIX: Possible runtime error on album browse
  • FIX: Explicitely pass proxy to mplayer if environment variable is defined
  • FIX: Use http_proxy (or https_proxy) environment variable and drop http_proxy option.
  • NEW: Ability to rename custom audio and video filters (buttons) and added 2 more custom filters
  • NEW: Lyrics finder via duckduckgo (click on the microphone icon when a music is playing).
  • NEW: Display jpg,png,bmp pictures by using mf:// protocol, panning and zooming are supported
  • NEW: New default hotkey: "del" will delete the playing file from disk after confirmtion.
  • FIX: Don't try to play directories
  • FIX: Update/sync views on file deletion
  • FIX: workaround for missing picture when unredirecting fs windows is enabled and mplayer is paused
  • FIX: Keep forced zoom mode across media

New in version 3.4.4 (July 25th, 2013)

  • CHANGE: Updated russian translation from VictoR2007
  • FIX: Removed qt4.webkit dependancy

New in version 3.4.2 (May 3rd, 2013)

  • NEW: Support for live youtube streams
  • NEW: Optionally display live video preview (P.I.P) on seek
  • NEW: Disable vdpau overlay surface by default (new option in vdpau driver window)
  • NEW: New Graphical layout
  • NEW: New library popup menu to search for album tracks
  • NEW: F5 and canc implemented in fileview; refresh clears selection.
  • NEW: Show total bitrate in mediaproperties tab (useful for mkv files)
  • CHANGE: Auto-Select the next stream from the tab containing the previous one
  • CHANGE: Use included volume,info and zoom icons
  • CHANGE: Add a small shade between the toolbar and the right side panel
  • FIX: A bunch of workaround for gambas 3.4.1
  • FIX: Try harder to keep pause state while switching fullscreen via dbl click.
  • FIX: Exception when taking another thumb on an early time
  • FIX: Prevent blank column on embedded picture errors
  • FIX: keep pause state (limited to mplayer ability) when changing volume
  • FIX: Prevent xt7 from going crazy when autoadvance is selectd but several unplayable media are in the play queue
  • FIX: Quit 40% faster if no setting has been saved.
  • FIX: Fix on key events in fileview
  • FIX: Engage play queue shutdown for browse and youtube tabs too.
  • FIX: Do not send anything to mplayer while it is pausing
  • FIX: Cleaned up some unused vars and functions
  • FIX: Updated Russian translation (thanks to victorr2007)
  • FIX: try to Keep track of osdlevel
  • FIX: (Warn and) Do not try to seek into unseekable streams via seek bar
  • FIX: Highlight the album under the mouse before trying to set a cover on menu popup
  • FIX: Taller button panel
  • FIX: Rewrote fileview selection code to be compatible with gambas 3.4.0

New in version 3.4.0 (March 8th, 2013)

  • FIX: Workarounds to prevent gui glitches with gambas 3.4.0
  • FIX: Specific refresh and treeveiw fixes for gambas 3.4.0
  • FIX: Option to disable kde effects when in fullscreen works again
  • FIX: Youtube videos whose VideoID begins with "-" didn't play; fixed
  • FIX: Workarund for crash on exit with new libcurl 7.29.0
  • NEW: Youtube tree: span title/duration over 2 lines.
  • NEW: Goertzel filter (DFT alike visualizer)
  • FIX: Replace & with & in youtube titles
  • FIX: Audio meters display is 4x faster
  • NEW: A few of new icons (thanks to Alessandro Bompadre)
  • NEW: Keep pause state in some circumstances
  • FIX: Extra mouse buttons (4,5) should be recognized again
  • FIX: Composite mouse hotkeys (eg: right+wheel) where lost when moving the mouse
  • FIX: Don't use taglib for wav files as it fails to parse channel number (https://github.com/taglib/taglib/issues/92)
  • FIX: Vmeters spacing with channels number >2 was wrong

New in version 3.0.0 (March 28th, 2012)

  • NEW: Popup menu to sort (only library) by album,artist or full path
  • NEW: "Opensubtitles.org" search,display,download by tags and moviehash
  • NEW: heuristic support For jpg embedded into mp4 and mkv containers (attachments)
  • NEW: Optionally (see button next to search bar) display tooltips when hovering media list items
  • NEW: Generaloptions->style: choose to show and generate video thumbnails
  • NEW: Allow to change library/playlist row size to display bigger icons (16->256px)
  • NEW: Support for jpgs embedded in mp3,ogg and flac files
  • NEW: Right clicking on the zoom icon will cycle through zoom modes to crop black bars
  • NEW: Added polish translation (eloaders)
  • NEW: New menu voice under subtitle menu list to load subtitles from disk apart of drag'n drop.
  • NEW: Support for more subtitle encodings
  • NEW: Dropping all old dbus code (will be hopefully replaced by mpris in the future)
  • NEW: Osd messages for contrast,gamma,hue,saturation,brightness
  • NEW: Start where you left functionality
  • NEW: Optionally use cddb to get audio cd information
  • CHANGE: don't use a window to popup volume information, works better with some WMs (metacity)
  • CHANGE: General appaerance improvements
  • CHANGE: Animate covers only when they change
  • CHANGE: Translation updates
  • CHANGE: Workaround a problem with wrong or no length reported by mplayer with *ts files
  • CHANGE: Use x11 as default subtitle preview driver (prevent crashes on buggy catalyst drivers)
  • CHANGE: Removed startup animation as it seems to cause problems on 64bit and/or catalyst due to xv driver
  • CHANGE: TrayIcon disabled by default: avoid problems in environments without system tray support
  • CHANGE: Some translations update may require you to reconfigure subtitle languages
  • CHANGE: Filters not supported by local mplayer now are disabled objects
  • ........And the user will be warned if it insists in using them
  • CHANGE: Drivers not supported by local mplayer now are disabled objects
  • FIX: When saving all forms settings at once, some options were restored to factory defaults
  • FIX: Allows to drag'n drop playlists (.m3u,.pls...) from browsers into the library or playlist
  • FIX: If present, display any custom item title (eg: youtube streams added to playlist) instead of url at play time
  • FIX: item highlighter was broken by long time, fixed
  • FIX: Bad inconsistency between gridview and the internal data structure
  • FIX: Remove cover caches when updating a library/playlist item
  • FIX: Prevent a possible runtime error when dropping urls from other applications
  • FIX: Display correct volume value when the maximum can be over 100%
  • FIX: Always use ISO-8859-1 (and convert from/to desktop charset ) to write and read tags from audio files.
  • FIX: Add /dev/sr* to the list of auto-guessed cd/dvd devices
  • FIX: Ass subtitle alignment was broken, fixed
  • FIX: Dvd playing was somehow broken, fixed
  • FIX: Several fixes in subtitle loading and handling
  • FIX: Unsharp video filter was deleted by mistake
  • FIX: Drag'n drop from gtk apps works again
  • FIX: Don't exit from fullscreen mode in playlisting mode.
  • FIX: Sometimes xt7 failed to switch profiles at runtime
  • FIX: Immediataly update message logs after when using new settings
  • FIX: Runtime error when enabling/disabling tooltips.

New in version 2.9.1028 (November 23rd, 2011)

  • NEW: New link shown when a translation for the current language doesn't exist, thanks to eloaders for this.
  • FIX: Don't leave alang or slang without values
  • IX: Save alang and slang options in cachedoptions
  • CHANGE: Make dbus support optional and disabled by default.(Will hopefully fix a segfault in gambas/Ubuntu 64-bit ?)
  • CHANGE: Do not force any audio driver in Factory_defaults profile.Enable softvol in Factory_defaults profile. Warn users about it (volume change issues with pulseaudio+mplayer under Ubuntu)