Release notes for C Media Player

What’s new in the new version of C Media Player v1.7.3.0? (11.01.2018)

  • Added: We have added duration for YouTube playlist videos.
  • Improved: We have improved subtitle rendering quality.
  • Improved: We have improved audio processing.
  • Updated: Updated some 3rd party libraries.
  • Some fixes and performance improvements.

 

What’s new in the new version of C Media Player v1.7.2.5? (23.10.2017)

  • Improved: We have finally improved drag&drop, file open, folder open and other operations to support open subtitle and multiple playlist files. If you want to open a subtitle file, just simply drag&drop on the app 🙂
  • Improved: We have improved exception and error handling.
  • Improved: We have improved performance of detecting external subtitles.
  • Changed: We have changed the behaivor of play/pause operation to work only when user is playing a media.
  • Updated: Updated some 3rd party libraries.
  • Fixed: We have fixed a problem that double click does not work properly in fullscreen mode after player is stopped. (Thanks to MehmetYildiz for the feedback.)
  • Fixed: Fixed a crash bug that some bitmap based subtitles contains invalid dimensions.
  • Some performance improvements.

 

What’s new in the new version of C Media Player v1.7.2.0? (16.10.2017)

  • Added: We have added new options for YouTube settings.
  • Added: We have added command line support for YouTube playlists.
  • Added: We have added a new keyboard shortcut to open YouTube settings. (the default value is “CTRL+Y”)
  • Improved: We have finally improved support for more YouTube videos such as vevo, restricted videos! Thus you can play all kind of YouTube videos… (Thanks to ratapan for the feedback.).
  • Improved: Improved accurate seeking.
  • Updated: Updated some 3rd party libraries.
  • Fixed: Fixed a problem that elapsed time doesn’t seem correctly with realtime streams and some media files.
  • Fixed: Fixed a character problem that YouTube playlist titles don’t seem correctly.
  • Fixed: Fixed that accurate seeking occours a memory leak.
  • Fixed: Fixed a missing context menu item in Turkish language.
  • Some small improvements.

 

What’s new in the new version of C Media Player v1.7.1.5? (03.10.2017)

  • Improved: We have improved our m3u(8) parser which is better and faster now! (Thanks to atlasgold for the feedback.).

 

What’s new in the new version of C Media Player v1.7.1.0? (29.09.2017)

  • Added: We have added more playback speed control. You can speed up or down by using keyboard shortcuts (the default values are “+” and “-“) or you can change them as you wish. (Thanks to kilicmuhsin for the suggestion.).
  • Some small improvements.

 

What’s new in the new version of C Media Player v1.7.0.0? (26.09.2017)

  • New: We finally have added native YouTube support which means you can now play YouTube link and playlist formats!
  • New: We have added audio driver support (directsound, disk, dummy, wasapi, winmm). The default value is directsound.
  • New: We have added video driver support (direct3d, software). The default value is direct3d.
  • Added: We have added a right click option on the shortcuts dialog to reset to default keyboard accelerator.
  • Added: We have added a new option that clicking on the screen to play/pause media. (Thanks to oktay2023 for the suggestion.)
  • Added: We have added subscene.com support for searching online subtitles.(Thanks to Ruben C. Reyes for the suggestion.)
  • Added: We have added turkcealtyazi.org support for searching online subtitles.
  • Added: We have added a new context menu option on the online subtitles dialog to copy URL addresses.
  • Added: We have added a new context menu option to open file location.
  • Added: We have added support for more pixel values.
  • Changed: We have changed the title of the app window to show metadata title if it exists. (Thanks to Berdush_03 for the suggestion.)
  • Changed: We have disabled the option (“Allow only one instance”) as default.
  • Improved: We have improved OSD Window.
  • Improved: Improved High DPI support.
  • Improved: Improved subtitle decoding.
  • Improved: Improved database operations.
  • Improved: Improved playlist performance.
  • Improved: Improved handling of menu items in some situations.
  • Improved: Improved uploading of online subtitles.
  • Improved: Improved performance of playlist file formats.
  • Improved: Improved performance of parsing log file.
  • Improved: Improved calculating of media stream tracks.
  • Removed: Removed unnecessary libraries.
  • Updated: Updated some 3rd party libraries.
  • Fixed: Fixed a problem that appears wrong font styles for ASS and SSA subtitle formats.
  • Fixed: Fixed a problem that the object window cannot be located properly in fullscreen mode.
  • Fixed: Fixed some problems when searching or downloading for online subtitles.
  • Fixed: Fixed a problem that uploading of the SubDB subtitle provider does not work properly.
  • Fixed: Fixed a problem that the subtitle download dialog does not appear in some cases.
  • Fixed: Fixed some silly bugs in subtitle decoder.
  • Fixed: Fixed an issue on recent file list cannot open a playlist file format.
  • Fixed: Fixed a crash bug that recent file list contains invalid file name.
  • Some small improvements and fixes.

 

What’s new in the new version of C Media Player v1.6.0.0? (03.08.2017)

  • New: We have added a new feature that you can customize the app logo!
  • New: We have added support for d3d11va hardware acceleration!
  • New: We have added a new feature that you can set audio and subtitle languages as you wish!
  • Added: We have added support tiff image file type for taking snapshot.
  • Added: New codecs are now supported!
  • Added: Added tooltips for some controls on the setting windows.
  • Changed: Selecting or disabling of media track mechanisms have been changed.
  • Improved: We mostly focused on C Media Player engine (decoding and rendering) which should be better and faster!
  • Improved: Subtitle rendering has been improved.
  • Improved: Screen refreshing mechanism has been improved.
  • Improved: Hardware acceleration modes (Intel QuickSync, NVIDIA CUVID, DXVA2) have been improved.
  • Improved: Online subtitle support has been improved.
  • Updated: Updated some 3rd party libraries.
  • Some small improvements and fixes.

 

What’s new in the new version of C Media Player v1.5.1.5? (07.07.2017)

  • Improved: Improved seeking in a media which is better now!
  • Updated: Updater module has been updated.
  • Fixed: Fixed an issue that OSD Window cannot be moved properly after the app window moved.
  • Fixed: Fixed a problem causes an error message in the logging.
  • Some small improvements.

 

What’s new in the new version of C Media Player v1.5.1.0? (03.07.2017)

  • Added: Added support for subtitles when taking a snapshot of current frame. (Thanks to akura!)
  • Added: Added a new option for seeking increment value in media. (Thanks to akura for the suggestion!)
  • Improved: Improved performance of calculating of media streams.
  • Improved: Improved messaging of windows which is better now.
  • Improved: Improved seeking in a media.
  • Improved: Improved taking snapshot of current frame. We also made some fixes and improvements on it. (Thanks to akura!)
  • Updated: Updated SDL Library.
  • Changed: Changed play/pause action that the default behaivor of your computer when switching to sleep mode or locking a user.
  • Changed: Changed the default values of the subtitle search level and paths to “Any subtitle file”, “.\.,.\Subtitles,.\Subs”.
  • Fixed: Fixed an issue that user cannot exit from fullscreen mode except “ESC” key if player is stopped.
  • Fixed: Fixed a problem that control bar cannot be located properly in fullscreen mode when extended desktop is active. (Thanks to denizduac5!)
  • Fixed: Fixed an issue that the app window cannot be focused after user click on slider control. (Thanks to denizduac5!)
  • Fixed: Fixed an issue that video screen cannot be refreshed properly after the video settings saved when the player is paused. (Thanks to akura!)
  • Fixed: Fixed an issue that OSD window cannot be dissapeared in some cases.
  • Some small improvements.

 

What’s new in the new version of C Media Player v1.5.0.0? (21.06.2017)

  • New: We finally added online subtitle search, download and upload feature! C Media Player also supports automatic search & download feature!
  • New: Say hello to new improved setting windows! New looking, new settings, easier ever than before!
  • New: We have added new improved logging feature that you will be able to customize those settings.
  • New: We have added playback speed control which means you can change playback speed to (0.25x, 0.5x, 1.0x, 2.0x, 4.0x).
  • New: We have added support for Skype application. You can change Skype’s mood message with the current media you are playing.
  • New: We have added OSD (On Screen Displays) window feature.
  • New: We have added accurate seeking support which is better than before.
  • Updated: Updated some 3rd party libraries.
  • Updated: Updated English and Turkish translations.
  • Added: We have added a new feature that you can save the recent file list to a playlist format file.
  • Added: We have added a new feature always on top feature for the app window.
  • Added: We have added some new settings for taking snapshot.
  • Added: We have added some new settings for video, audio and subtitles.
  • Added: We have added long path aware support for C Media Player (only valid Windows 10 Build 1607 or later).
  • Added: We have added new shortcuts for online subtitle download and upload, changing playback speed and show current position.
  • Improved: Improved media information dialog window with new additions.
  • Improved: Improved XSPF playlist format parser which is faster now.
  • Improved: Improved fullscreen mode and fixed some problems.
  • Improved: Improved slider object with chapter support which means you will able to see some circles on the slider object if a media contaions chapters.
  • Improved: Improved tooltip windows, we also have added some customizations that you will be able to change text and background color.
  • Improved: We finally improved saving & loading app settings for multiple instances.
  • Improved: Improved subtitle decoder and rendering.
  • Improved: We have applied some optimizations for video rendering.
  • Improved: Improved drawing of playlist window. We also made some performance improvements for it.
  • Improved: Improved hardware acceleration decoding for DXVA2 mode.
  • Improved: Improved taking a snapshot for the current frame.
  • Improved: Improved searching an item in playlist window.
  • Improved: Improved performance of logging operations.
  • Improved: Improved detecting of subtitle streams.
  • Fixed: Fixed an issue that video screen cannot be restored properly after the app window restored in some cases.
  • Fixed: Fixed an issue that subtitle encoding page cannot be detected properly.
  • Fixed: Fixed some problems for XSPF playlist format.
  • Fixed: Fixed a crash bug that when a subtitle track contains invalid start time value.
  • Some fixes and performance improvements.

 

What’s new in the new version of C Media Player v1.4.0.3? (24.04.2017)

  • Improved: Improved calculating frames when decoding media files.
  • Fixed: Fixed an issue that screen cannot be refreshed properly in some cases if hardware based decoding is enabled.

 

What’s new in the new version of C Media Player v1.4.0.0? (21.04.2017)

  • New: Say hello to hardware based decoding! Play your movies or videos in ultra hd without any problem!
  • New: We finally bring up shell explorer support which means you will able to open multiple media files in one instance. You also can use folders for that. Simply right click on the folder and choose the “Open with C Media Player” menu item.
  • New: New codecs are now supported.
  • Added: Added a new option for taking snapshot that you can take a snapshot of the current frame of the media you are playing.
  • Added: Added a new repeat mode that you can repeat the whole playlist.
  • Added: Added new options for subtitle properties such as you can customize automatic subtitle searching.
  • Added: Added a new option to enable/disable the global hotkeys.
  • Added: Added a new option to remember last selected media tracks.
  • Added: Added new buttons on the control bar.
  • Added: Added new option to delete the app cache on setup file during uninstallation.
  • Updated: Updated some 3rd party libraries.
  • Changed: Changed the default color of the app to black and update other colors. We also changed some default values of some app options.
  • Changed: Changed default taking snapshot of video screen to application window.
  • Improved: Improved window layout of the app which is working well now! We also made a lot improvements on it!
  • Improved: Improved the app user interface.
  • Improved: Improved fullscreen mode with many optimizations and fixed some problems.
  • Improved: Redesigned control bar objects.
  • Improved: Improved command processing for the app.
  • Improved: Improved locazilation and translations.
  • Improved: Improved the decoding of media files.
  • Improved: Improved resizing of the app window.
  • Improved: Improved screen refreshing mechanism.
  • Improved: Improved startup of the app.
  • Improved: Improved statusbar and menubar.
  • Improved: Improved detecting of subtitle encoding page.
  • Improved: More robust creation of windows and controls.
  • Improved: More robust detection of errors and exceptions.
  • Fixed: Fixed an issue that when an user click on toast notification, the app window cannot be restored.
  • Fixed: Fixed an issue on menubar that it cannot be locate position properly on the app startup.
  • Fixed: Fixed a deadlock problem switching between media files in some cases.
  • Fixed: Fixed a crash bug when the app searches for subtitles in some cases.
  • Fixed: Fixed a crash bug that invalid filename on the recent file list.
  • Fixed: Fixed a issue that tooltips do not appear on fullscreen mode.
  • Fixed: Fixed a subtitle rendering problem that still appears old images on the screen when switching between streams.
  • Fixed: Fixed a command line issue that cannot accept device name parameters
  • Fixed: Fixed detected some memory leaks.
  • Some fixes and performance improvements.

 

What’s new in the new version of C Media Player v1.3.7.1? (03.03.2017)

  • Added: Added a new feature that you can change audio device as you wish.
  • Added: Added a new feature that you can clean the URL recent list on the open network stream dialog.
  • Added: Added a chapters menu item that you can jump any chapter you want while playing a media.
  • Improved: Improved the open network stream dialog.
  • Improved: Improved menubar and context menu with many changes!
  • Improved: Improved the rendering operations of the video and subtitle
  • Improved: Improved user interface and drawing of the slider objects.
  • Improved: Improved the seeking operation at the startup of a media.
  • Updated: Updated some 3rd party libraries.
  • Fixed: Fixed an issue that screen refreshing mechanism blocking the main loop in some cases.
  • Fixed: Fixed an issue that keyboard shortcuts do not respond when buffering a network URL.
  • Fixed: Fixed a focus problem on menubar that appears forward/backward jumping still works when navigating on menubar.
  • Some fixes and improvements.

 

What’s new in the new version of C Media Player v1.3.6.21? (31.01.2017)

  • Updated: Updated some 3rd party libraries.

 

What’s new in the new version of C Media Player v1.3.6.20? (22.01.2017)

  • Improved: Improved memory usage that about %15 less memory usage while playing a video file.
  • Fixed: Fixed an issue that the screen cannot be refreshed properly when changing a video stream if it fails.
  • Fixed: Fixed an issue that the combobox object of the network dialog cannot sort items properly.
  • Some minor improvements.

 

What’s new in the new version of C Media Player v1.3.6.16? (19.01.2017)

  • Fixed: Fixed an issue that the combobox object of the network dialog cannot get character more than its width.

 

What’s new in the new version of C Media Player v1.3.6.15? (18.01.2017)

  • Added: We finally added a new feature that you can move items on the playlist as you wish.
  • Fixed: Fixed a crash bug that a user trys to play a network based url and stopping at the same time in some cases.
  • Fixed: Fixed an issue that suddenly start playing media files after adding file or folder items on the playlist.
  • Some minor improvements.

 

What’s new in the new version of C Media Player v1.3.6.12? (13.01.2017)

  • Fixed: Fixed an issue that suddenly start playing media files after drag-drop operation on the playlist.
  • Some minor improvements.

 

What’s new in the new version of C Media Player v1.3.6.11? (08.01.2017)

  • Updated: Updated some 3rd party libraries.

 

What’s new in the new version of C Media Player v1.3.6.10? (06.01.2017)

  • Added: Added a new button that you can open multiple media files.
  • Added: Added YouTube and Vimeo Page icons on the statusbar.
  • Changed: Changed the behavior of the play/pause button that you can open multiple files when there is no any opened file before.

 

What’s new in the new version of C Media Player v1.3.6.9? (02.01.2017)

  • Improved: Improved the network open dialog that it also keeps the last opened url streams.
  • Improved: Improved the recent file list feature that it supports network based streams anymore.
  • Improved: Improved compability and speed of playlist.
  • Updated: Updated some 3rd party libraries.
  • Fixed: Fixed a problem that incorrect refresh screen in some cases.
  • Fixed: Fixed a problem that saving incorrect value of last position when it’s enabled.
  • Some minor improvements.