This release adds 3D subtitles support, improves support for renderers including Xbox One and Panasonic TVs, improves 3D video support, fixes bugs and more!


Release details

Changes since 4.1.3:

  • General:
    • Added support for automatic 2D to 3D subtitles conversion
    • Added renderer support for converting 3D video to a different 3D format
    • Added a new template renderer file "DefaultRenderer.conf" which contains all possible renderer config options (like PS3.conf did before)
    • Made cache recreation happen only when it has changed, instead of with every new release
    • FFmpeg defers to MEncoder for subtitle transcoding if there are embedded fonts, since FFmpeg can’t use them
    • Improved video quality when transcoding via FFmpeg over wired networks
    • Improved language detection
    • Transcode instead of streaming videos when their bitrate is too high for the renderer
    • Updated tooltips
    • Fixed the cache not storing all data (thanks, taconaut!)
    • Fixed full-SBS 3D support via FFmpeg
    • Fixed not transcoding subtitles for renderers that can stream the file format but not with subtitles
  • Renderers:
    • Added support for Samsung HT-E3 Series Blu-ray Home Entertainment Systems
    • Improved support for Panasonic TVs
    • Improved support for Philips TVs (thanks, ler0y!)
    • Improved support for Xbox One
    • Improved some renderer images
    • Formatted all renderer configs
    • Removed unnecessary (same as default) values from all renderer configs
  • Languages:
    • Updated French translation (thanks, Kirvx!)
  • External Components:
    • Updated FFmpeg for Windows and OS X to 20141014 builds, which:
      • Fixes a bug with subtitle parsing
      • Improves support for many containers and codecs
      • Fixes bugs
    • Updated InterFrame to 2.6.0, which:
      • Improves quality
      • Improves GPU support
      • Fixes bugs
    • Updated Java Runtime Environment automatic downloader for Windows to 8u25, which:
      • Improves security