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Perian 1.1.1 released

Perian, the free QuickTime codec pack, was just updated to v1.1.1. It allows you to play back more obscure media in QuickTime such as Flash FLV, DivX, 3ivx and MKV.

* H.264 in AVI fixed
* Some anamorphic AVI files are now supported
* Performance problems due to PIC fixed with Xcode 3.1
* Incorrect frame skipping on H.264 intra frames fixed
* Better character set detection
* The update checker is now much more polite
* Several parsing and rendering bugs with subtitles fixed
* Player freezing while loading subtitles with embedded fonts fixed
* Audio fixed for some older MKV files with AAC/FLAC
* Strange values in MKV chapters or video sizes are handled better
* Initial support for SAMI subtitles added
* Worked around a QuickTime bug (#5770288) causing frames to be lost during export
* New codecs: DosBox ZMBV, VP6+Alpha, Nellymoser ASAO
* FFmpeg: Crashing on PPC G3 fixed
* Fraps decoding artifacts fixed

Perian can be downloaded for free from

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Posted by Jon Chappell on Sep 30 2008 to QuickTime, Utilities, Software