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VLC 1.0.1 is out!

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VideoLAN is pleased to announce the release of the second version of the Goldeneye branch of VLC: 1.0.1!

3 weeks after the release of 1.0.0, and with almost 14 million downloads, this minor version fixes most of the notable bugs and regressions that were present in the 1.0.0 version.

Notable fixes and improvements include:

* flv and mpeg2 seeking,
* wmv, wav, rtsp and ssa support,
* fixes for Qt and MacOS interface,
* fix of an integer underflow in Real pseudo-RTSP module
* translations updates,
* port of the ZVBI module to Windows for full teletext support and
* codecs updates for Windows and Mac OS.

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