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SMPlayer 0.8.6 has been released
August/14/2013The SMPlayer Team
- Fix Youtube playback
- Bug fixes in the option to find subtitles
- Improvements in the Youtube browser
We are glad to announce the release of SMPlayer 0.8.6. This is mainly a maintenance release. In this release we fixed the playback of Youtube videos. Youtube is doing very frequent modifications in their site lately, affecting mainly to VEVO videos. In order to keep up with those changes, now SMPlayer can download a small piece of code from the SMPlayer site to keep the
Youtube code updated. (More info).
We also made some fixes to the option to find subtitles from opensubtitles.org. We found that
(probably due to bugs in opensubtitles.org) SMPlayer could still fail to find recently uploaded subtitles.
We added a work-around and hopefully the problem is fixed. (More info).
We fixed the autoload of subtitles when using file names with non latin1 characters on Windows. The Windows installer now includes an option to reset the SMPlayer configuration. It can be useful in the case of a misconfiguration or if the configuration files get corrupted somehow. A new section in the preferences dialog, "Updates", has been added, which allows to configure or disable the checks for updates.
The Youtube browser had also some improvements. Some more options have been added to the configuration dialog. Now it's possible to select the preferred region and period of time for the standard feeds. And an important bug, which produced incorrect results if the search term contained a non ascii character, has been fixed.
- SMPlayer can now update its internal Youtube code from internet so
it's not necessary to update smplayer everytime Youtube makes a change.
- A section "Updates" has been added to the preferences dialog, where
it's possible to configure or disable the update checker.
- SMPlayer could still fail to find some subtitles from
opensubtitles.org. Hopefully this is fixed.
- (Windows) The autoload of subtitles with non latin1 filenames has been
- The Windows installer gives the possibility to delete most of the
configuration files of smplayer. This can be useful if the configuration
files have been corrupted or smplayer has been misconfigured.
Linux users can use the command "smplayer -delete-config".
- Several other bugfixes. See the Changelog for details.
Due to changes in opensubtitles.org, smplayer couldn't find
subtitles anymore. This has been fixed.
The interface with support for skins is now the default.
An option to enter url(s) in the playlist has been added.
The options to change the size of the main window work now
even if the autoresize is set to never.
Two new options for Audio -> Stereo mode: Mono and Reverse.
The option "Move the window when the video area is dragged" is
now disabled by default because it has some issues that need to
(Linux) The problem with mplayer2 and the -fontconfig option has been
fixed (sort of).
New translation: Malay.
Some configuration options are changed to new defaults after installation
to ease upgrade from old versions.
Youtube browser changesVersion 1.8
- Adapt for Youtube changes.
- More options in the configuration dialog, now it's possible to select
the preferred region and period of time for the standard feeds.
- Fixed an important bug: if the search term contained a non ascii character,
the results from page 2 onwards were incorrect. This is fixed now.
- New translations: Croatian, Bulgarian, Vietnamese and Indonesian.
- The recently featured video list has been replaced by a list of
top rated music videos.
- New translations: Czech, Malay, Swedish, Turkish, Finnish and Georgian.
- The most popular video list is now refreshed.
- The most viewed video list has been replaced for recently featured
(the most viewed list is deprecated by youtube).
- The list of recordings is now saved.
- A button has been added to open the list of recordings.
- New translations: Hebrew, Portuguese (Brazil), Ukrainian and Norwegian Nynorsk.
- Adapt for Youtube changes.
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