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MythTV 0.22 Release Candidate Available

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Published on 14 October 2009 10:34 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Multimedia
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It's been a long time since last talking about MythTV with the last major release occurring 18 months back, but the release candidate for the next version of MythTV has finally surfaced. The release candidate for MythTV 0.22 is available along with 0.22 RCs for MythPlugins and MythThemes. The major changes in MythTV 0.22 include the user-interface now using the the new MythUI library and the new features that it brings, MythTV being built upon Qt 4.4+, automatic scheduler prioritization, support for the Hauppauge HD-PVR, and VDPAU support.

While there are just these five major features, MythTV 0.22 has over 5,000 commits since the 0.21 release that bring other improvements too like an improved channel scanner, updated FFmpeg libraries, DVD speed control, and various fixes.

The announcement concerning the MythTV 0.22 Release Candidate can be found at MythTV.org along with the MythTV 0.22 release notes.

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