|| ||Lawrence D'Oliveiro <ldo-AT-geek-central.gen.nz> |
|| ||LWN <lwn-AT-lwn.net> |
|| ||Announcing DVDAuthor 0.7.0 |
|| ||Sat, 23 Oct 2010 16:01:42 +1300|
|| ||Article, Thread
DVDAuthor is the underlying command-based DVD-Video authoring engine
used, as far as I'm aware, by every GUI-based Free Software DVD-Video
This is to announce version 0.7.0 of DVDAuthor, incorporating many new
Reworked subtitle file reading so it can now deal with encodings like UTF-16
Default encoding for subtitle files is no longer ISO-8859-1, but taken from
Add fontconfig support following a patch by Nicolas George
Remove dvdauthor config files and make command line -o option take precedence over
XML dest attribute.
Video format no longer has hard-coded default to NTSC, unless you invoke configure
with --enable-default-video-format=NTSC. You can also configure with
--enable-default-video-format=PAL to default to PAL.
Implement configuration of default video format as per the proposal at
File names are no longer converted to locale encoding, unless you invoke configure
You can now specify fill and outline colours and outline thickness for text subtitles.
Colours can be specified in additional ways, including by name and in HSV space.
You can now also specify a shadow offset and colour for text subtitles
Allow non-title PGCs in a titleset
The VM language now allows C-style comments, as well as CDATA sections
Add --nomux and --nodvdauthor-data options to spumux (thanks to TED for sponsoring this)
More information, including download links, can be found at the
DVDAuthor home page <http://dvdauthor.sourceforge.net/>.
Principal DVDAuthor Developer
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