[theora] RELEASE: Cortado 0.2.2 'Really Tested Verily Exceptionally'

thomas at apestaart.org thomas at apestaart.org
Thu Oct 26 08:57:33 PDT 2006

This mail announces the release of Cortado 0.2.2 'Really Tested Verily Exceptionally'.

This is Cortado, a multimedia framework for Java written by Fluendo.

It contains:
- JST, a port of the GStreamer 0.10 design to Java
- jcraft, a copy of the JCraft JOgg/Jorbis code
- jheora, an implementation of Theora in Java
- codecs (currently only containing the Smoke codec, a variant on Jpeg)
- JST plugins for:
  - HTTP source element
  - Ogg and Multipart demuxers
  - Theora, JPEG and Smoke video decoders
  - Vorbis and MuLaw audio decoders
   - Java 1.1 sun.audio API audio sink
   - Java 1.4 javax.sound.sampled API audio sink
- examples
- applets

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Release notes for Cortado 0.2.2 "Really Tested Verily Exceptionally"

Cortado applet

Features of this release
      * add statusHeight property
      * add autoPlay property
      * add documentBase property
      * add showStatus property
      * add hideTimeout property
      * add JavaScript methods
      * seek slider is easier to manipulate
      * framerate property is removed
      * fix locking behaviour
      * seek slider disabled on Microsoft VM
      * set User-Agent and add SVN info to About dialog
      * extensively tested on Windows XP and 2000 with Microsoft VM
      * extensively tested on Linux, Windows XP and 2000 with Sun VM 
             1.4.0_01, 1.4.2_12, 1.5.0_03, 1.5.0_06, 1.5.0_09

Bugs fixed in this release
      * 390 : README not inline with code
      * 423 : cortado: playback of ogg audio
      * 63 : [cortado] stops after a few frames on certain browser/jdk combinations
      * 149 : cortado 0.1.0 freeze because of javax.sound
      * 155 : implement pause/play in cortado, with javascript methods
      * 157 : Cortado is not doing any playback if the file has no audio while the applet is loaded with audio=true parameter
      * 317 : cortado should do typefinding on its input instead of relying on mime type from server
      * 384 : Cortado: Only play on click ­[in video-window]
      * 389 : Cortado needs option to make status bar always visible
      * 390 : README not inline with code
      * 470 : stop() method raise a java.security.AccessControlException when calling


You can find source releases of cortado in the download directory:

Flumotion Homepage

More details can be found on the project's website:

Support and Bugs

We use an issue tracker for bug reports and feature requests:


You can browse the repository of SVN code from our tracker.

All code is in SVN and can be checked out from there.
It is hosted on https://core.fluendo.com/svn/

Contributors to this release
      * J^
      * Wim Taymans
      * Thomas Vander Stichele
      * Wim Taymans

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