Xine-lib 1.2.5 Supports Libav 10, New Plug-Ins
Written by Michael Larabel in Multimedia on 8 April 2014 at 01:11 PM EDT. 1 Comment
A new release of the Xine library from the free multimedia player project now works with the FFmpeg-forked libav 10 release and has other improvements.

Xine-lib 1.2.5 has an avformat demuxer plug-in for supporting new formats and protocols, a libavformat AVIO input plug-in, support for HEVC/H.265 videos, VP9 support via libvpx, improvements to the Quicktime demuxer, and there's many other enhancements.

Users of the Xine multimedia engine can find more about xine-lib 1.2.5 via

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