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KPlayer 0.7 released

KPlayer is a KDE media player. With KPlayer you can easily play a wide variety of video and audio files and streams using a rich and friendly interface that follows KDE standards.

The new 0.7 version brings KPlayer into the KDE 4 age. It has been ported to KDE 4 APIs, including Solid. There are currently no plans to use Phonon, since MPlayer is the only backend KPlayer uses. Some polishing has been done, primarily to make KPlayer window resizing smoother. And as usual there have been many bug fixes and translation updates.... read more

Posted by kiriuja 2008-01-11

KPlayer 0.6.3 released

KPlayer is a KDE media player. With KPlayer you can easily play a wide variety of video and audio files and streams using a rich and friendly interface that follows KDE standards.

The new 0.6.3 version has much improved support for subtitles with many new options. Vobsub and closed caption subtitles are now supported. The autoexpand option puts subtitles below video. And as always there have been many bug fixes, translation updates and other improvements.... read more

Posted by kiriuja 2007-07-29

KPlayer 0.6.2 released

KPlayer is a KDE media player based on MPlayer. With KPlayer you can easily play a wide variety of video and audio files and streams using a rich and friendly interface that follows KDE standards.

The new 0.6.2 version brings an updated user manual with details on all the new features in the 0.6.x series, many bug fixes and improvements in playlists, multimedia library and throughout KPlayer, and several new and updated translations.... read more

Posted by kiriuja 2007-05-14

KPlayer 0.6.1 released

KPlayer is a KDE media player based on MPlayer. With KPlayer you can easily play a wide variety of video and audio files and streams using a rich and friendly interface that follows KDE standards.

The new 0.6.1 version adds a new option to control volume independently of other programs, mixer device and channel options for ALSA and OSS sound output, and also includes a fix to keep the system audio volume when starting up, a fix for various problems when coming back from full screen, and a few translation updates.... read more

Posted by kiriuja 2007-03-04

KPlayer 0.6 released

KPlayer is a KDE media player based on MPlayer. With KPlayer you can easily play a wide variety of video and audio files and streams using a rich and friendly interface that follows KDE standards.

The new 0.6.0 version features much improved support for disk and tuner devices, a Multimedia Library to organize your media files and streams, support for multiple video, audio and subtitle tracks, many new and updated translations of the user interface, Italian and Spanish translations of the user manual, and many other improvements and bug fixes.... read more

Posted by kiriuja 2007-01-14

KPlayer 0.5.3 released

KPlayer is a KDE media player based on MPlayer. With KPlayer you can easily play a wide variety of video and audio files and streams using a rich and friendly interface that follows KDE standards.

The new 0.5.3 version fixes a startup crash when Remember Size and/or Remember Aspect options were selected. It also features new Portugese and Swedish translations of the user interface, updated Danish, French and Italian user interface translations, and Danish, Portugese and Swedish translations of the user manual, as well as some minor improvements and bug fixes.... read more

Posted by kiriuja 2005-01-10

KPlayer 0.5.2 released

KPlayer is a KDE media player based on MPlayer. With KPlayer you can easily play a wide variety of video and audio files and streams using a rich and friendly interface that follows KDE standards. The new 0.5.2 version features a brand new user manual, whats-this hints throughout the user interface including configuration dialog and file properties, improved mouse wheel support, several other improvements and bug fixes, and new Hungarian and Polish translations.... read more

Posted by kiriuja 2004-10-06

KPlayer 0.5.1 released

KPlayer is a KDE media player based on MPlayer. With KPlayer you can easily play a wide variety of video and audio files and streams using a rich and friendly interface that follows KDE standards.

KPlayer 0.5.1 fixes compilation problems with GCC 3.4 and Qt 3.1, as well as some minor issues.

KPlayer is licensed under GPL.

KPlayer 0.5.1 is available for download at
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=71710&package_id=71325&release_id=251017... read more

Posted by kiriuja 2004-07-05

KPlayer 0.5 released

KPlayer is a KDE media player based on MPlayer. With KPlayer you can easily play a wide variety of video and audio files and streams using a rich and friendly interface that follows KDE standards.

After half a year in the works, KPlayer 0.5 is finally here. The new version represents a rewrite of majority of the code base. While retaining all preexisting features, it adds powerful new stuff that will shape the future of KPlayer development.... read more

Posted by kiriuja 2004-07-02

Need help with Italian and Catalonian translations

KPlayer is approaching 0.5 release, it should be out in about three weeks.

Italian and Catalonian translations each have about 117 messages to translate, and contact has been lost with the respective translators. So if you want KPlayer translation for your language to be complete, please look at the instructions at http://sourceforge.net/docman/display_doc.php?docid=22175&group_id=71710

Other existing translations are Czech, Danish, Finnish, French, German, Russian, Simplified Chinese and Spanish. If you would like to help with any of these, please contact the respective translators.... read more

Posted by kiriuja 2004-05-07

Translators wanted for KPlayer 0.5

KPlayer 0.5 is going to be released in about three to five weeks. If you wish to translate it to your language, please see the KPlayer Translation Micro-HOWTO at http://sourceforge.net/docman/display_doc.php?docid=22175&group_id=71710

Posted by kiriuja 2004-04-15

KPlayer changes for 0.5

KPlayer has undergone major changes for the upcoming 0.5 release. There still are some rough edges here and there, but for the most part it already works. Please check it out if you can compile from CVS.

The biggest enhancement is the ability to choose many different settings for individual files, for example you can specify that a file is a playlist, assign a subtitle file to a movie, set additional command line arguments, and so on. The properties you set will be remembered the next time you play the file, even if it have been removed from the playlist.... read more

Posted by kiriuja 2004-03-31

KPlayer 0.4 released

KPlayer is a KDE media player based on MPlayer. With KPlayer you can easily play a wide variety of video and audio files and streams using a rich and friendly interface compliant with KDE standards.

The new 0.4 release features the widely requested playlist support, seven language translations, KPart for integration with KMLDonkey, Konqueror, etc., and many minor improvements and bug fixes.

KPlayer is licensed under GPL. ... read more

Posted by kiriuja 2003-11-06

Please submit updated translations for 0.4

KPlayer 0.4 release is planned for next week. The current CVS contains the final translation templates for the release. If you have any updates for your translation, please send them in!

Posted by kiriuja 2003-10-30

Need help testing the upcoming 0.4 release

KPlayer is rapidly approaching the 0.4 release. Although the TODO list still contains a few items, the current CVS should not contain any showstopping bugs.

If your are planning on using KPlayer 0.4, please compile the current CVS and see if it works on your system. Try to break it as hard as you can.

If you know of or find a serious bug that you think should be fixed for the 0.4 release, now is a good time to report it.

Posted by kiriuja 2003-10-27

KPlayer translation framework created, translators wanted

KPlayer translation framework has been created and committed into SourceForge CVS. If you wish to translate KPlayer into your language, you are most welcome to!

You can either ask me to create a template for your language, or simply use one of the existing .po files and rename it with your language code.

Please post any requests or questions on the KPlayer User Forum at http://sourceforge.net/forum/forum.php?forum_id=244388

Posted by kiriuja 2003-08-16

KPlayer 0.3.1 released

KPlayer is a KDE media player based on MPlayer. With KPlayer you can easily play a wide variety of video and audio files and streams using a rich and friendly interface compliant with KDE standards.

The new 0.3.1 release fixes bugs in handling dvd://, vcd://, tv:// etc. URLs, HTTP authentication embedded in URLs, and length detection and progress display with main branch MPlayer.

Highlights in the recently released 0.3 version included a configuration dialog with a total of 83 options, a detailed message log, MPlayer error detection, drag and drop support, a key binding dialog, and many important bug fixes. ... read more

Posted by kiriuja 2003-08-08

KPlayer 0.3 released

KPlayer is a KDE media player based on MPlayer. With KPlayer you can easily play a wide variety of video and audio files and streams using a rich and friendly interface compliant with KDE standards.

Highlights in the new 0.3 release include a configuration dialog with a total of 83 options, a detailed message log, MPlayer error detection, drag and drop support, a key binding dialog, and many important bug fixes.... read more

Posted by kiriuja 2003-08-01

KPlayer 0.3 release imminent, need your help testing

KPlayer is a KDE media player based on MPlayer. The current CVS version is slated to become the 0.3 release by the end of the first week of August unless serious bugs are found. If you feel like playing around with it for an hour or two to see if you can break it, your input will be highly appreciated.

Posted by kiriuja 2003-07-24

KPlayer 0.2 released

KPlayer is a KDE media player based on MPlayer. It provides video, audio and subtitle playback from files, URLs, DVDs, VCDs, audio CDs and TV; full screen mode; fixed aspect options; progress and status display; seeking; volume, contrast, brightness, hue and saturation controls; and most importantly a user friendly interface.

New in the 0.2 release are maintain aspect options, zooming, contrast, brightness, hue and saturation controls, subtitle loading, frame dropping options, persitence of options between sessions, and many usability and user interface improvements.... read more

Posted by kiriuja 2003-03-29

KPlayer RPMs released

The LSB RPMs project has released source and binary (i868) RPMs of KPlayer version 0.1.0.

"Although they were compiled on SuSE 8.1 using gcc 3.2.1 on glibc 2.2.5, they were designed to be LSB-compliant and should work on any Linux distro with at least the libstdc++ from gcc 3.2."

The LSB RPMs project file list page:
https://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=28610

KPlayer 0.1.0 binary RPM for i686 platform:
http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/suserpm/kplayer-0.1.0-0.i686.rpm?download... read more

Posted by kiriuja 2003-02-03

KPlayer 0.1 released

KPlayer is a KDE media player based on mplayer. Version 0.1 is the first official release, featuring basic media player functionality. KPlayer is released under the GPL license.

The current release provides for video and audio playback from files, URLs, DVDs, VCDs and audio CDs; seeking and volume control; full screen mode; and status display.

KPlayer 0.1 is available for download at https://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=71710&release_id=137471

Posted by kiriuja 2003-02-01

KPlayer source code released on SourceForge CVS

KPlayer is a KDE media player based on mplayer. In preparation for 0.1 release, the source code has been released on SourceForge CVS under GPL license. The code provides basic media player functionality.

To download the source code, run the following commands:
cvs -d:pserver:anonymous@cvs.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/kplayer login
cvs -z3 -d:pserver:anonymous@cvs.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/kplayer co kplayer... read more

Posted by kiriuja 2003-01-25