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VLC 0.7.2 brings OpenGL support, better streaming

updated 10:00 pm EDT, Fri May 21, 2004

VLC 0.7.2

The VideoLAN team has released , an update to its media player for Mac OS X. The release adds new OpenGL video output for Quartz Extreme machines, support for H264/Theora Alpha 3/Annodex/CMML, improvements to the stream output system, an improved stream announce system, better Goom audio visualization, faster-than-realtime stream output/transcoding, a new VideoLAN manager, to launch several streams with only one instance of VLC, and other fixes. The multimedia player supports many formats (MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, mp3, ogg, ...) as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. The team is searching for developers to fix VLC's issues with audio on the G5 and comment/design on some new VLC artwork.

by MacNN Staff



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