VLC 1.1.1 features GPU acceleration for ATI GPUs

Posted on Thursday, July 22 2010 @ 19:34 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
VLC Media Player 1.1.1 has been released, this release features numerous bug fixes, some small improvements and support for GPU-accelerated decoding on ATI GPUs. This feature was previously only available on NVIDIA GPUs, but when AMD rolls out the Catalyst 10.7 drivers on July 26th it will also be available to Radeon HD graphics card owners.

After more than 17million downloads of VLC 1.1.0 in one month, this is a release focused on numerous fixes and small improvements:

* Multiple libVLC improvements and fixes
* Windows video output fixes
* DxVA2 decoding on ATI GPU, with Catalyst 10.7
* Multiple fixes for interfaces
* Various decoders and demuxers fixes
* Updated translations
* Various crashes and errors fixed

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