LAV Filters 0.61

LAV Filters

LAV Filters are a set of open-source DirectShow filters, aimed to eventually replace the better part of the playback chain required to play all and any modern media. LAV Splitter is a Souce Filter/Splitter required to demux the files into their separate elementary streams. LAV Audio and Video Decoder are powerful decoders with a focus on quality and performance, without any compromises.  Supported Formats: MKV/WebM, AVI, MP4/MOV, MPEG-TS/PS (including basic EVO support), FLV, OGG, and many more that are supported by ffmpeg!

LAV Filters are based on ffmpeg and libbluray and is aimed to offer a all-around solution to perfect playback of file-based Media as well as Blu-rays.

What's new in this version:

LAV Splitter

  • NEW: Support for "demuxing" AviSynth scripts (requires AviSynth, 2.6 recommended)
  • NEW: Support for reading ICY stream metadata from ShoutCast streams
  • Fixed: The duration of DVB MPEG-TS files is being detected more reliably
  • Fixed: The ITrackInfo interface was not available in the last few versions
  • Fixed: The duration of certain Ogg Vorbis streams was wrong
  • Changed: DTS-HD audio tracks are now exposed using the official DTS-HD media type, in addition to the old DTS type
  • Workaround: Block WMP/WMC from always overwriting the initial track selection

LAV Video

  • NEW: Support for Duck TrueMotion 1/2
  • NEW: Support for BT.2020 in YCbCr -> RGB conversions
  • Fixed: Format conversion could cause out of memory errors when converting high-resolution videos
  • Fixed: The decoder could crash if DXVA2 decoding failed and the software decoder is unavailable
  • Fixed: Reduced binary bloat caused by the YCbCr -> RGB converter, reducing binary size to nearly half
  • Fixed: Playback of RV30/RV40 was not smooth in 0.60
  • Fixed: Video corruption when using DXVA2 on Intel GPUs when decoding certain VC-1 or MPEG-2 clips
  • Fixed: Decoding WMV3 Complex profile automatically falls back to software, since hardware decoding is unsupported
  • Faster: DXVA2 Copy-Back decoding on Intel GPUs is significantly faster
  • Changed: If the wmv9dmo decoder is unavailable, the FFmpeg decoder is automatically used instead
  • Changed: Updated QuickSync decoder to the latest version, fixes a few timestamp issues
  • Changed: Relaxed the resolution checks for H.264 decoding on AMD GPUs, allowing files with 2K resolutions to be decoded (ie. 2048x1280, etc.)

LAV Audio

  • NEW: Support for ATRAC3+
  • Fixed: Decoding AC3 audio could produce glitches in playback due to too aggressive error checking

Download: LAV Filters 0.61 | 7.4 MB (Open Source)
View:  LAV Filters Website

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