Release Name: Dirac-1.0.2
This a a minor release complying with the latest Dirac
Bytestream Specification 2.2.3.
-Improved compression performance for small picture sizes.
-Improved compression performance at low bit-rates.
-Included macros to check the API version.
-Improved motion estimation.
-New 422 <-> 420 conversion utilities for interlaced video.
-New functionality added to encoder API. The programmer's
guide has been modified accordingly.
-Fixed bugs in handling DC subband.
-DirectShow filter released to be able to play back Dirac
raw bytestreams or Dirac muxed in AVI in Windows Media
Player and MPlayer Classic.
-Released the source and win32 binary of ffmpeg2dirac, a
utility that can transcode any multimedia format that can
be decoded by FFmpeg into Dirac video and Vorbis audio (if
audio exists) muxed in Ogg.
-Note that new patches for MPlayer and FFmpeg will no
longer be released because Dirac support via Dirac and
Schroedinger libraries is available in FFmpeg.