is out. It includes lots of new codecs, a long list of
code improvements, and more. What it does not
appear to be is an
actual release candidate: "Since it is designed to be compatible with
the FFmpeg 0.5 branch, it will be useful to distros and other users still
tracking said branch. Thus we are now publishing it even though it is
outdated even before the day of its release. For general usage current
Subversion snapshots should be a better fit, as many bug fixes and new
features are available.
" It's hard to say when a real 1.0 might
come out; 1.0rc2
was announced in October, 2007. (Thanks to Martin Jeppesen).
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