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Gmerlin-avdecoder is a multimedia decoding library that supports audio, video, and subtitles. It handles most commonly used media formats and codecs. The streams can come from many sources including regular files, DVDs, VCDs, and network connections using different protocols. For editing applications, many formats can be decoded in a sample accurate mode, which provides fast random access.

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Recent releases

  •  08 Jun 2012 17:31

    Release Notes: This release adds support for some new formats, most notably Matroska files with H.264 video, text subtitles, and chapters. Graphical subtitles are now supported in mp4 and mkv files.

    •  08 Jan 2011 02:13

      Release Notes: Support for reading compressed streams, greatly improved sample accuracy, and several fixes.

      •  27 Feb 2010 14:42

        Release Notes: This release fixes some problems reported with the last version. No new features were added.

        •  24 Feb 2010 22:23

          Release Notes: This release brings some internal cleanups and optimizations, AVCHD timecode export, and support for some new formats.

          •  13 Jul 2009 21:42

            Release Notes: This release runs on OS X and MinGW. The internal architecture was changed for faster index building and better sample accuracy. Also added was Dirac decoding with libschroedinger and several fixes for decoding more files.


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