VLC media player continuous nightly builds

Technical

Title:
VLC media player nightly 4.0 20211119-0423 for Windows
Requirements:
  • Windows 10,
  • Windows 7,
  • Windows 95,
  • Windows 2000,
  • Windows 8,
  • Windows 2003,
  • Windows 98,
  • Windows 8.1,
  • Windows 11
Language:
English
License:
Free
Date added:
Friday, September 10th 2021
Author:
VideoLAN

SHA-1:
208f3a95a6823de72fba2895e397d5d2a266879f
Filename:
vlc-4.0.0-dev-win32-0e09e40c.exe

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Disclaimer

Due to the nature of the nightly VLC, the support for it is very limited and low-priority. The plugin is not guaranteed to work correctly or even work at all. If the plugin breaks to build against newer nightly VLC versions, it might not get fixed for quite some time. It’s also quite possible that nightly VLC could have its own bugs that prevent the plugin from working that are out of my control to fix.

Well, enough with disclaimers. I do hope that the plugin works for you and you find it useful.

Version history / Release notes / Changelog / What’s New

Changes between 3.0.17.2 and 3.0.17.3: ———————————- Demux: * Fix a regression causing a lack of audio in adaptive streaming Changes between 3.0.17 and 3.0.17.2: ———————————- Interface: * Qt: Fix right click support on video Misc: * Update YouTube script Changes between 3.0.16 and 3.0.17: ———————————- Core: * Fix a regression in parsing secondary source MRLs * Allow brackets in path part of URLs Access: * Fix support for screen capture on macOS with avcapture * Fix closing of HTTP 1.x connections * Improve HTTP2 memory usage * Improve AVCapture module * Improve AudioCD support (audio/data mixed mode, musicbrainz) * Improve SMB compatibility by changing the read size * Several improvements on the SRT modules (including streamID) Decoders/Packetizers: * Add support for DTS LBR * Fix some HEVC hardware decoding on Windows and crashes when aspect ratio changes * Fix hardware decoding for some AMD GPU drivers * Add support for new Fourcc for E-AC3, AV1, GeoVision * Fix crashes with VP9 streams * Fix styling issues with subs tx3g (mp4) tracks * Fix playback of live AV1 streams Audio Output: * iOS/tvOS: add support for spatial audio * macOS: fix some channels ordering for > 5.1 channels * Android: rework audio volume management Video Output: * Fix a D3D11 crash when the stream changes aspect ratio Demux: * Major overhaul of the adaptive streaming stack * Support for DAV video files * Add WebP image mapping * Fix missing audio start of Opus audio in MKV/WebM * Fix an infinite loop in MP4 * Fix attachments extractions in ogg files * Support Uncompressed audio in mp4 (ISO/IEC 23003-5) * Fix some lip sync issue in rare MPEG-TS streams Interface: * Qt/macOS: Fixup user provided URLs * Add safe area handling on macOS * Qt: improve preferences search * Qt: fix –no-mouse-events option Misc: * Update YouTube script * Fix Icecast directory parsing which could lead to missing entries * Improve UPnP compatibility with some servers 3rd party libraries (contrib): * Update FFmpeg to 4.4 * Update libflac to 1.3.4 to fix CVE-2020-0499 and CVE-2021-0561 * Update libsmb2 to fix invalid UTF-8 encoding of some filenames * Update taglib to fix corruptions when editing some OGG metadata * Update dav1d to 0.9.2 * Update fribidi to 1.0.11 * Update freetype to 2.11.1 * Update libass to 0.15.2 * Drop pthreadGC2 in favor of winpthreads * Enable Java support for blurays on Apple M1 * Update libsrt to 1.4.4 * Update twolame to 0.4.0 * Update mpg123 to 1.29.3 * Update libnfs to 5.0.1 * Update libarchive to 3.6.0 * Update AOM encoder to 3.1.1 View full changelog

Whats So Great About VLC Nightly Builds?

Like we said, VideoLAN uses these nightly builds to test out new features. That means you can try out the latest updates to VLC before everyone else. Earlier this year, the group added Chromecast support, but that’s just the latest in a long list of additions.

VideoLAN also used a nightly build to test out new extension capabilities. This made it possible to add special scripts to VLC that pull information from sites like IMDB or Last.fm related to the movie you’re watching or the music you’re listening to.

The first version of VLC’s Android app was available as a nightly build. VideoLAN tested out BluRay support with a nightly build too.

Ubuntu PPA

The nightly builds for Ubuntu are available on Launchpad from the VideoLAN team’s master-daily PPA. Once you have activated the correct repository, you can simply update the VLC (vlc) package.

Those repositories contain a vlc-dbg package. We recommend you install it so you can produce useful backtraces if you need to report a bug.

VLC Git Ebuild for Gentoo

Alexis Ballier maintains Ebuild for the master (vlc-9999.ebuild) Git branch in the Portage tree.

As it is a live ebuild it comes without any keyword so you’ll have to put a ‘**’ entry for it in package.keywords in order to be able to install it and, when appropriate, an entry in package.unmask .

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