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2018 August 29th - Pitivi 0.999

  * Selecting a range of clips can be done by clicking followed by Shift+click
  * The advanced settings of the h264 encoder allow specifying a Profile
  * Rendering non-square pixels was broken and has been disabled
  * The xges files have an icon associated
  * The Save and Render buttons in the headerbar have been moved on the right side
  * Lots of bug fixing

2017 September 2nd - Pitivi 0.99

  * Many performance improvements
  * Lots of bug fixing

2016 December 5th - Pitivi 0.98

  * Customizable keyboard shortcuts
  * Used the warnings printed by GTK 3.22 to fix issues in the timeline widget
  * Lots of bug fixing, mostly on the timeline

2016 August 8th - Pitivi 0.97

  Fifth beta and 7th release of the new version of Pitivi based on GES.
  All the improvements from 0.91, 0.92, 0.93, 0.94, 0.95 and 0.96 plus:

  * The rendering dialog has been reworked to clearly state what encoders and muxer are
    officially supported (and the GES integration tests have been added to check those)
  * The build system has been ported to Meson and gst-transcoder is now a subproject
  * Usual bug fixes

2016 June 30th - Pitivi 0.96

  Fourth beta and 6th release of the new version of Pitivi based on GES.
  All the improvements from 0.91, 0.92, 0.93, 0.94 and 0.95 plus:

  * Proxy editing
  * The clip graphical transformation box has been reimplemented
  * Some timeline behaviour enhancements
  * Project settings are now automatically computed if possible (still letting the user full control if he wants)
  * New project settings and rendering UI
  * Keyboard shortcuts window
  * The undo/redo removal has been undone

2015 November 19th - Pitivi 0.95

  Third beta and 5th release of the new version of Pitivi based on GES.
  All the improvements from 0.91, 0.92, 0.93 and 0.94, plus:

  * The timeline has been rewritten purely in GTK+
  * The glimagesink video rendering widget was replaced by gtk(gl)sink
  * The clip transformation box has been reimplemented
  * Direct importing to the timeline
  * Ability to copy and paste clips across the timeline
  * Integration with GstValidate and the "scenarios" system
  * Rewritten video mixing elements
  * We finally killed GNonLin
  * Now compatible again with smaller screen resolutions
  * Massive bug fixing all over the place

2014 November 2nd - Pitivi 0.94

  Second beta and 4th release of the new version of Pitivi based on GES.
  All the improvements from 0.91, 0.92 and 0.93, plus:

  * The main toolbar and menubar have been replaced by a headerbar and menubutton, saving a significant amount of precious vertical space and using the horizontal space better.
  * The viewer has been ported to use a GStreamer GL video output sink instead of the Clutter sink. This solves crashes when running Pitivi outside of GNOME Shell and is expected to be a more future-proof solution.
  * We dropped our use of CoGL APIs, namely path_round_rectangle which caused crashes on various Linux distributions shipping a broken version of CoGL
  * Pitivi has been ported to Python 3
  * Text wrapping in the rendering progress dialog and title editor has been fixed
  * Effects can now be reordered within a clip's properties
  * The default positioning of UI components (when starting from a fresh install) has been improved to be balanced properly
  * Undocked window components do not shift position on startup anymore
  * Docked window components do not shift position on startup anymore, when the window is not maximized.
  * The title editor's UI has been simplified, and now supports decimal font sizes
  * Educational infobars throughout the UI have been tweaked to make their colors less intrusive
  * The user manual is now up to date with the state of the new Pitivi series
  * Port deprecated GTK+ widgets to new ones
  * Timeline UI animations have been tweaked
  * Code refactoring and cleanup all over the place
  * Various build and packaging fixes
  * Various fixes to the test suite
  * Various other bugs have been corrected

2014 March 20th - Pitivi 0.93

  First beta and 3rd release of the new version of Pitivi based on GES.
  All the improvements from 0.91 and 0.92, plus:

  * Port the viewer and media file previewers to use a Clutter video output sink
  * Visual refinements to the timeline (clip positioning, borders, selections)
  * Improvements to the ruler and timecode display
  * Allow importing MPEG-TS/AVCHD files
  * Fixes and improvements to the timeline's clip thumbnailers
  * Clip thumbnailing in the media library, better import error handling
  * Various fixes to the application version checking
  * Rework the way dependencies are checked on startup
  * Make some features contextual and cleanup menus
  * Many content updates to the user manual
  * Papercut fixes to keyframe curves
  * Many fixes for rendering
  * Fix pylint errors
  * Various fixes to the automated test suite
  * Code refactoring and cleanup all over the place
  * Fixes for AppData XML spec compliance
  * Various build and packaging fixes

2013 November 3rd - Pitivi 0.92

  Second alpha release for the new version of Pitivi based on GES.
  All the improvements from 0.91, plus:

  * Fix a bug where transitions would stop working
  * Fix the handling of rendering parameters
  * Fixes for the keyframes UI in the timeline
  * Usability improvements for the welcome dialog
  * Update the preview immediately when adding an effect
  * Fixes for AppData XML spec compliance
  * Various build and packaging fixes
  * Drop the PyXDG dependency
  * Translations have been updated

2013 September 29 - Pitivi 0.91

  First alpha release for the new version of Pitivi based on GES.
  It is a major rework of the entire Pitivi architecture. It includes:

  * Replacing the core of Pitivi by GES; 20 thousand lines of code removed
  * Porting to GStreamer 1.x
  * Porting to GTK+ 3.x
  * Replacing GooCanvas by Clutter for the timeline
  * An automated UI test suite, with many checks for mission-critical parts
  * Fixing hundreds of bugs
  * Implementing many new features
  * UI polish all over the place
  * Refactoring pretty much the entire codebase
  * See http://developer.pitivi.org/releases/0-91.html for details

2012 May 3 - PiTiVi 0.15.2
  * Bug fix release for a regression introduced by 0.15.1
  * Translations have been updated

2012 February 24 - PiTiVi 0.15.1
  * Bug fix release to ensure compatibility with Gst "good" plugins >0.10.29
  * Minor string fixes and additions to the user manual
  * Translations have been updated

2011 September 26 - PiTiVi 0.15
  * A new transformation feature allows resizing, panning and cropping clips directly in the previewer
  * Automatic clip alignment by analyzing soundtracks to sync multicamera footage
  * Ability to have presets for rendering
  * Default set of project settings and rendering presets
  * Cleaner preferences dialog
  * Integrated offline user manual
  * Cleaner advanced codec settings dialog
  * Improved video thumbnailing performance
  * "Soft dependencies" manager to warn the user of features requiring additional packages
  * Port to gtkbuilder
  * Respect GNOME's button icons setting
  * Improved startup time
  * Code cleanups and remove dead code
  * Properly show property descriptions (blurbs) for advanced codec settings

2011 May 31 - PiTiVi 0.14
  * Audio and video effects
  * Completely redesigned project settings dialog, with the ability to create presets
  * Completely redesigned rendering dialog
  * Welcome dialog that helps you start a project or load recent projects in two clicks
  * Ability to preview video, audio and image files before importing
  * Add a "best fit" zoom button
  * Ability to jump to an exact position in the timeline
  * Ability to specify custom aspect ratios and framerates
  * Show a progress bar when loading projects
  * 300% faster project timeline loading
  * Search bar in the Media Library
  * Ability to detach all the tabs and the previewer
  * New manpage
  * Commandline render mode
  * Use the standard infobar widget all around
  * Remove hal dependency
  * Lots of bug fixing

2010 September 16 - PiTiVi 0.13.5

 * periodic backup of the current project file
 * easy crossfading transitions of overlapping clips
 * better icons for link and group operations
 * new add keyframe button
 * fixed support for the missing plugins installer
 * improved support for pictures
 * various performance improvements (less conversions, faster linking)

2010 March 10 - PiTiVi 0.13.4

 * video mixing/transparency support
 * icon view in source list
 * smoother scrolling
 * modeless splitting
 * seek on click
 * faster waveforms
 * zoom slider
 * UI beautifications
 * Speed optimisations
 * dbus/hal dependency now optional
 * translated in 30 languages

2009 September 12 - PiTiVi 0.13.3

 * Fix rendering failures
 * UI beautifications
 * Switch to themeable ruler
 * Speed optimisations
 * Show the project name in the window title

2009 August 13 - PiTiVi 0.13.2

 * Undo/Redo support
 * Audio-mixing
 * Ripple/Roll edit
 * misc fixes

2009 May 27 - PiTiVi 0.13.1

 * core rewrite
 * multi-layered timeline
 * trimming features
 * audio waveforms and video thumbnails in timeline
 * picture support
 * New project file format support

2008 Dec 11 - PiTiVi 0.11.3

 * Remove usage of gobject as much as possible from non-ui components
 * Make smarter choices about audio/video sinks
 * Fix issues with seeking in ruler/viewer
 * general pylint cleanup
 * Picture support in the timeline
 * Improve viewer for proper Display Aspect Ratio
 * Timeline : Unlink-ing sources is now possible
 * Fix some issues when using very long sources
 * SourceList now detachable from main window
 * Now requires GNonLin 0.10.10 and python >= 2.5

2008 Oct 15 - PiTiVi 0.11.2

 * New advanced timeline interface by Brandon Lewis (SoC)
 * Capture interface for webcams and network sources by Sarath Lakshman (SoC).
 * Simple Timeline is gone.
 * Project save/load now activated by default
 * Cutting/Trimming/Removing features added to advanced timeline.
 * Misc fixes and improvements

2007 Nov 18 - PiTiVi 0.11.1

 * More work on project save/load, use PITIVI_FILE_SUPPORT=1 to try it.
 * Be more flexible with encoding caps, should fix more issues when encoding.
 * Fixed issues for non icon-theme-spec compliant systems
 * i18n updates
 * Misc fixes

2007 Oct 14 - PiTiVi 0.11.0

 * Merging of all the 2007 Summer-Of-Code branch
 * Simple timeline improvements : trimming and moving of sources
 * Simple timeline improvement : volume change
 * Advanced timeline re-activated
 * Advanced timeline features : cutting and moving of sources
 * Plugin framework added
 * File save/load framework added, not activated yet
 * i18n support, translated in 16 languages

2007 May 30 - PiTiVi 0.10.3

 * Improvement of first time user experience.
 * Frame-by-frame seeking
 * UI improvements for usability
 * New graphics
 * i18n support, translated in 14 languages
 * Critical bugfixes
 * Unit tests
 * Advanced view disabled by default

2007 Jan 31 - PiTiVi 0.10.2

 * UI improvements for usability
 * decodebin2 support
 * Rendering improvements
 * i18n support, translated in 12 languages
 * Critical bugfixes

2006 May 23 - PiTiVi 0.10.1

 * More UI improvements for usability
 * Works with X11/Imagesink
 * Handles more formats
 * More startup checks

2006 Apr 26 - PiTiVi 0.10.0

 * Lots of UI improvements for usability
 * Better error handling
 * Many playback issues fixed
 * Works in non-gnome environments