[theora-dev] libtheora 1.2.0alpha1 release

Ralph Giles giles at xiph.org
Fri Sep 24 01:12:23 PDT 2010


I'm pleased to announce the first alpha release of the new 1.2
libtheora, codename 'ptalarbvorm'. This is the reference
implementation of the Ogg Theora video codec, hosted at Xiph.Org.

Things are settling down with the new code and we're ready for wider
testing toward an eventual 1.2.x stable release. So please download
it, try it with your applications and other code, and give us

Significant portions of the code have been rewritten, improving both
performance and quality. New in this release is assembly optimization
for the ARM platform (including routings for armv6, neon, edsp and
media extensions) and the TI C64x+ DSP chips, including the dsp in the
popular mobile OMAP platform. There have also been a number of bug

Download links:

* http://downloads.xiph.org/releases/theora/libtheora-1.2.0alpha1.tar.xz
* http://downloads.xiph.org/releases/theora/libtheora-1.2.0alpha1.tar.gz
* http://downloads.xiph.org/releases/theora/libtheora-1.2.0alpha1.zip

SHA-1 checksums:

4e24fd6e66ca31f6ac76010f6ba93809b0787be4  libtheora-1.2.0alpha1.tar.xz
f03e6b1648b7574a249ee19cd386ff3d5c9deb84  libtheora-1.2.0alpha1.tar.gz
7041a4ad9ffab14b3275f85171c84af40b62b7d2  libtheora-1.2.0alpha1.zip

MD5 checksums:

57de23dcd8bcf2ced4458924b01d2f51  libtheora-1.2.0alpha1.tar.xz
a2b9b631aede517cf22dcd3f4abf8dd6  libtheora-1.2.0alpha1.tar.gz
485179e9b7ff798d5e5f88824f53ad2f  libtheora-1.2.0alpha1.zip

Thanks to everyone to contributed!


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