Release Notes - 0.23

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These are an overview of the changes in the 0.23 release of MythTV. Some of these changes, most notably the fixes, have been backported to the 0.22-fixes release.



 
Major changes

  • New event system [23012]
  • Rewritten and greatly expanded python bindings [23416]
  • Addition of MythNetvision Plugin [23123]
  • New audio with surround sound upmixer
  • Addition of Arclight Theme [23275]



 

MythTV

New Features

  • Rewritten and greatly expanded python bindings [23416]
  • Addition of Arclight Theme [23275]
  • New event system [23012]
  • Rewritten audio (simplified configuration, multi-channels upmixing, automatic resampling).
  • Addition of MythNetvision Plugin [23123]


EIT

Firewire

  • Add support for QIP-6200 and DCX-3432 [23647]

UPNP

Setup

  • Simplified audio setup (digital audio users will need to edit their settings, typically if using surround setup, change Stereo to 5.1)
  • Channel Scanner - Analog channel scanning fixed [23657]

Audio

  • Multi-channels upmixer (similar in quality to DTS-Neo)
  • Automatic high-quality bitrate resampling to play any content on any hardware (using SRC library)

Video Playback

  • FFmpeg sync to revision 21657 [23525]
  • Add AVChapter support (works with Matroska and OGG chapters)
  • ITU BT709 colorspace (HD-TV) support and studio levels (RGB 16-235) (with VDPAU only) [22431]

OSD

Windows Port

Theme Development

MythUI

  • Automatic font loading for theme-provided fonts, so system installation is no longer required [23594]

Misc

Network Control

  • Fix playback of filenames with spaces in 'play file' command. [23376]

mythbackend

  • Addition of a new event system to allow external system calls to be triggered on any listening system. [23012]

Mac OS X

Plugins

MythArchive

MythBrowser

MythControls

MythFlix

  • MythFlix was dropped from MythTV after the 0.22 release

MythGallery

MythGame

MythMovies

MythMusic

MythNews

MythNetvision

  • Add MythNetvision as a MythTV Plugin for watching internet content. BETA RELEASE [23123]

MythVideo

  • Add a hashing method to MythVideo. Allows the user to move or rename files as they wish without losing metadata. [22866] [22870]
  • Add a new grabber script for version 2.1 of the TMDB API, tmdb.py. [22865]
  • Add ReleaseDate and Homepage parsing from the grabber scripts. Integrate MythBrowser popups to view Homepage straight from MythVideo (INFO->Video Info->View Homepage) [22791]

MythWeather

MythWeb

MythZoneMinder

Support libraries

Python bindings

  • Complete overhaul of internal structure. Intended to abstract database access away from user, replaced by directly editable data objects. [23287]

Utility Applications

mythtranscode

mythcommflag

mythjobqueue

mythwelcome

mythshutdown

Contrib

  • mythvidexport.py - User job for exporting recordings to MythVideo [23313]
  • mythfs.py - FUSE program for mounting recording directories with user defined formatting [23313]
  • mythlink.pl - Rework of mythrename.pl to remove capacity to rename recordings. [23479]
  • 6200ch - Add support for QIP-6200 and DCX-3432 [23647]
  • 6200ch - Add support for 4-digit channels [23647]

Mythextras

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