AviDemux (Updates)

Avidemux is a free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. It supports many file types, including AVI, DVD compatible MPEG files, MP4 and ASF, using a variety of codecs. Tasks can be automated using projects, job queue and powerful scripting capabilities.Avidemux is available for Linux, BSD, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows under the GNU GPL license.

[B]Version history: 2.5.3 (May 16, 2010)

  • Added support for I420 video decoding
  • H.263 video encoder now supports more profiles
  • mpeg2enc video encoder no longer drops the last few frames and now works on Win32 with SIMD instructions enabled
  • The majority of video encoders are now plugins
  • Improved partial filter support
  • Updated the FFmpeg libraries
  • Updated libass
  • Avsproxy now supports audio
  • All auto wizards are now scripted and available in both interfaces
  • Various minor fixes and enhancements[/B]


[B]2.5.4 (November 1, 2010)

  • Added support for VP8 video decoding
  • Improved decoding of VC-1 video in the MPEG-TS container
  • Fixed decoding of UYVY video
  • Support for DIB video that requires flipping
  • Support for additional DV fourCCs (DVSD, CDVC, cdvc)
  • Added support for latest x264 core and updated Qt interface
  • Updated the FFmpeg libraries
  • Added support for compressed headers, MPEG-2 audio and VP8 video in MKV container
  • New AvsFilter for Linux (written by Fahr)
  • New OpenGL video renderer for the Qt interface (SDL has been deprecated)
  • New Plugin Manager for the Qt interface
  • Restored most of the internationalization support that existed in 2.4
  • Compatibility improvements to auto wizards
  • Improvements to Unicode support for JavaScript files on MS Windows
  • GCC 4.5 support
  • Various minor fixes and enhancements[/B]


[B]Version history:
2011-06-04: 2.5.5. Spring clean up

Small changelog

  • Improved FLV reading capabilities
  • Improved H264 parsing
  • Support for x264 core 110
  • (sloppy) support for gcc 4.6[/B]

Warning:The win32/64 2.5.5 versions are named 2.5.4 (r7200) and lack one commit regarding mpeg layer2 audio.


[B]AviDemux 2.6.0 (Sept 10, 2012)

Avidemux is now time-based instead of frame-based to provide better accuracy when dealing with variable frame rate sources
Demuxers, muxers, video decoders, FFmpeg encoders and scripting engines are now plugins
Updated FFmpeg libraries (version 0.11.1)
Improved threading when decoding and encoding video
Job queue functionality has been moved to a separate application
Removed VOB to VobSub, VobSub to srt, and TS to srt subtitle tools
Removed language translations
The same video renderer is now used when editing and playing video for consistency
Accelerated video decoding on Linux when using NVIDIA GeForce 8 series or later GPU
Support for Sorenson Vector Quantizer 1 video decoding
Support for E-AC3 audio decoding
New AAC audio encoder (avcodec)
Increased the maximum number of supported input/output audio tracks from 2 to 4 for applicable video containers
Audio filters can now be applied to all audio tracks (not just the primary track)
AAC LATM/LOAS audio support for the MPEG-TS demuxer
MPEG-4 AVC and AAC support for the Flash Video demuxer
Improved OpenDML support for the AVI muxer
New MP4 muxer (MP4v2)
Removed the Ogg muxer
New Python scripting engine (TinyPy)
New ECMAScript scripting engine (QtScript) including debugger and reference guide
New Transform video filters: Resize (swscale), Greyscale, Add Logo, Horizontal Flip
New Colour video filter: Remove Plane
New Miscellaneous video filter: PrintInfo
New OpenGL video filters for Apple and Linux operating systems
Removed Transform video filters: Reverse, Resize, Fade, MPlayer Resize
Removed Interlacing video filters: Deinterlace, Drop, Keep Even Fields, Keep Odd Fields, mcDeinterlace, PAL Field Shift, Pulldown, PAL Smart, Smart Swap Fields, Swap Fields, TDeint
Removed Colour video filters: Blend Removal, Colour Curve Editor, Luma Delta, Luma Only, Chroma U, Chroma V
Removed Noise video filters: Cnr2, Denoise, Forced Postprocessing, Median (5x5), Light Denoiser, TIsophote, Temporal Cleaner
Removed Sharpness video filter: Soften
Removed Subtitle video filters: VobSub, DVB Sub, ASS, Subtitler
Removed Miscellaneous video filters: Add Framenumber, Mosaic, Whirl

[B]AviDemux 2.6.1 (December 21, 2012)

Various improvements to MP4, FLV and MPEG-PS/TS demuxers
Improved handling of input PTS and DTS
Improved external audio file support
Improved video seeking in editor
Fixed numerous memory leaks
Updated FFmpeg libraries (version 1.0.1)
Restored several x264 options
Restored non-blocking drag-and-drop support for Qt interface
Restored Fade to Black video filter plugin
SSA subtitle video filter plugin is available again on MS Windows


[B]AviDemux 2.6.6 (September 27, 2013)

Windows : Fixed mp4 muxer
Windows : Patched x264 to use utf8
Mov : Fixed PCM/LPCM audio track management
Bumped x264 preset to v2 to make sure invalid qmax/qmin presets were not used any longer
Languages support for audio tracks[/B]


[B]2016-11-19: 2.6.15 : Improved hardware decoding / encoding and usability bugfixes.

Make sure you enable hw accel and use the matching display (dxva2/dxva2 for windows). If you can use the win64 version, it works better.

  • Hw Accel : Fixed nvEnc and added simple nvEnc-HEVC (windows/linux)
  • Hw Accel : Added support for HEVC/VC1 with libVA (linux)
  • Hw Accel : Experimental Dxva2 video decoder + Dxva2/D3D display engine (windows)
  • Demux : Mpeg TS, fix non multiple of 16 file management (euma)
  • Audio/win32 : Fixed CPU consumption when playing audio
  • Editor : Fixed copy /paste /delete /undo (euma)
  • Editor : A lot of seeking bugs fixed (euma)
  • Editor : A lot of marker management bugs fixed (euma)
  • Audio : Added FDK-AAC as encoder
  • x26* : Added a “None” preset
  • x265 : Fixed 2 pass encoding on windows
  • i18n : Qt4 vs Qt5 language fix (D. Amm)
  • i18n : German translation updated (euma)
  • UI : Added reload default settings (euma)
  • UI : Allow minimizing to tray while encoding (euma)
  • OSX : Update to Sierra[/B]


Thank You… A long time between updates…