What’s new in Miro

What’s new in Miro 3.5

Released on October 21st, 2010.

New features:

  1. Conversions

    Miro allows you to easily convert media to other video/audio formats for your media devices.

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  2. Improved Library Management

    Improvements in tab display, item views, and queued download handling.

  3. Better HTTP downloading performance

    We switched to using libcurl for HTTP downloading which is less CPU-intensive and works faster.

  4. HTTP auth digest

    Miro now supports both HTTP auth basic and HTTP auth digest.

  5. Proxy authentication

    Proxy authentication now works.

  6. Subtitle preferences

    Specify font style (Windows) and encoding (Windows, GNU/Linux) to improve the display of subtitles.

Other changes:

  1. Lots of work on the user interface to make it better.

  2. Performance fixes for torrent restarting, proxy/http authentication, and database usage.

  3. Cancel queued auto-downloads.

  4. Remember tab views.

  5. Moved things around in the directory layout of the source tree:

    Old path

    New path

    platform/windows/

    windows/

    platform/gtkx11/

    linux/

    platform/osx/

    osx/

    portable/

    lib/

  6. (GNU/Linux) Movies directory defaults to ~/Videos/Miro per the Free Desktop specification.

  7. (OSX) Updated the OSX build environment to be based on Python 2.6.

  8. (OSX) Dropped support for OSX 10.4.

  9. (Windows) Updated the Windows build environment to be based on Python 2.6 and Visual Studio 2008.

  10. A lot of bug fixes.

See the release notes for Miro 3.5.

What’s new in Miro 3.0.3

Released on July 26th, 2010.

Miro 3.0.3 is a bugfix release.

See the release notes for Miro 3.0.3.

What’s new in Miro 3.0.2

Released on May 23rd, 2010.

Miro 3.0.2 is a bugfix release.

See the release notes for Miro 3.0.2.

What’s new in Miro 3.0.1

Released on April 13th, 2010.

Miro 3.0.1 is a bugfix release.

See the release notes for Miro 3.0.1.

What’s new in Miro 3.0

Released on March 23rd, 2010.

New features:

  1. Subtitle support. Miro now supports subtitle tracks, subtitle sidecar files and selecting external subtitle files.

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  2. Play externally context-menu item. The context-menu allows you to easily play media items in an external player. The external player chosen will be whatever your operating system is set up to associate with that file type.

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  3. Play externally preference. You can opt to play all files using the external player.

    _images/whatsnew_3_0_play_externally_preference.png
  4. Edit item dialog. Allows you to edit titles, descriptions and media types for media items in the library.

    _images/whatsnew_3_0_edit_item_dialog.png
  5. Volume goes to 11. We tweaked the volume control so the max volume is 200% on Windows and 300% on GNU/Linux and OSX.

Other changes:

  1. (GTKX11) Removed support for Xine renderer.
  2. (GTKX11) Support for media keys.
  3. Performance fixes for first time startup experience, deleting folders of feeds, creating and updating large feeds, and adding items to a watched folder.

See the release notes for Miro 3.0.