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Oct 02, 2008 MP4Muxer Version 0.9.3 released

The newest version allows to multiplex AC-3 multi channel tracks conforming to the newly released ISO/IEC 14496-12 Annex F. It also features a MPEG-4 stream analyzer.
Aug 09, 2008 MP4Muxer Version 0.9.2 released

The newest version 0.9.2 contains bug fixes and a streamlined layout.
Jun 30, 2008 MP4Muxer Version 0.9.1 released

The newest version 0.9.1 is almost feature complete and adds features like chapter support, anamorphic resize, track deletion, drag-&-drop support and an update manager.
Jun 05, 2008 MP4Muxer Version 0.9 released

A new MP4 Multiplexer/Demultiplexer based on mp4creator w/ Quicktime support.
Sep 15, 2007 VC12AVI Version 1.0.1 released

The vc12avi tool is used to multiplex VC-1 elementary streams into an AVI container for further processing/encoding in VDub or for multiplexing into the WMV format.
Jul 28, 2007 WMVMuxer Version 1.0 released

This is the final version of the new multiplexer and encoder for the Windows Media Format. It supports 2-pass encoding now for superior quality.
Jul 19, 2007 WMVMuxer Preview Version 2 released

This is a new multiplexer and encoder for the Windows Media Format. WMVMuxer comes with features not found in other WMV encoders, like AVI (WMV) to WMV conversion without reencoding, as needed for XBox 360 playback and access to the conversion graph.

The new Preview Version 2 supports avisynth2, comes with separate audio and video profiles, including ones for WMV-HD and HD-DVD (Pal) and has unicode support.
Oct 29, 2006 TSConverter Version 2.5 released

The newest version additionaly supports AVC/H.264 TS streams as used by HDTV channels. An improved GUI makes it easier to cut TS streams and navigate in them.
Mar 21, 2006 TSConverter Version 2.0.2 released

This universal tool converts from and to various mpeg-2 formats including .mpg, .ts and .dvr-ms used by Windows Media Center. The included MCE 2005 addin allows to do all this without leaving Media Center, just by using your remote. The program also features new output formats, an A-B scene cutter, selectable audio tracks, drag-&-drop support, a command line, and an automation interface.
Dec 28, 2005 TSConverter Version 1.1 released

This tool converts .ts transport streams into the dvr-ms format used by Windows Media Center. Changes: New output formats, A-B scene cutter, selectable audio track, selectable output folder, drag-&-drop support, command line interface added and more.
Nov 11, 2005 DVBPortal Version 1.6 released

Selection of preferred audio track added. Fixes for MCE2005 plug-in. Support for MCE Extenders added. Database structure changed. Sorting of favorite channels added. Pre-scanned database added with TVMovie favorite channel lineup.
Nov 11, 2005 SkyStar2 MCE 2005 Plugin 1.6 Beta 3 released

Remote Server activation and shutdown added. DVR-MS recording added. Sorted favorites added. MCE Extender mode added.
Aug 01, 2005 New HDTVPump Filter Version 1.0.7 released

The new version of HDTVPump has improved seeking capabilities especially in VBR streams and comes with an accompanied WMP10 plug-in that will provide the best TS experience with WMP10 ever. Use the integrated A-B stream cutter, to extract your favorite scenes and control all filters in the graph. Download your copy today.
Jul 28, 2005 New DVBPortal HDTV TS Pump Filter Version

Stay tuned for a new version of HDTVPump, that has improved seeking capabilities especially in VBR streams and comes with an accompanied WMP10 plug-in and will provide the best TS experience with WMP10 ever. It even comes with a A-B stream cutter, to extract your favorite scenes, plus full control over all filters in the graph. Get a preview here
May 29, 2005 TSConverter Version 1.0 released

This tool converts .ts transport streams into the dvr-ms format used by Windows Media Center. Watch your DVBPortal recordings in MCE. Conversion is fast and maintains the superior digital quality. All formats PAL, NTSC and HDTV are supported.
May 9, 2005 DVBPortal Version 1.4 released

DVB-T fixes added. Channel editor fixed/enhanced (AC3PID, TTPID, delete channel). Channel list export for WMP/MCE added. Expiration removed. New SkyAVC.ax Ver. 1.0.5 3160 added.
Mar 22, 2005 DVBPortal HDTV TS Pump Filter 1.0.5 released

This DirectShow filter allows playback of ATSC/DVB .ts files in any player application that uses DirectShow including Zoom Player, Microsoft Media Center 2005 and Microsoft Media Player 10. Now with support for multiple audio tracks in MPEG and AC3 format. The newest version includes fixes for Australian DVB-T w/ AC3, ProSieben HD and "jumping" PTSes.
Feb 13, 2005 DVBPortal HDTV TS Pump Filter 1.0.4 released

This DirectShow filter allows playback of ATSC/DVB .ts files in any player application that uses DirectShow including Zoom Player, Microsoft Media Center 2005 and Microsoft Media Player 10. Now with support for multiple audio tracks in MPEG and AC3 format. The newest version includes fixes for AC3 issues and the PID statistics.
Feb 6, 2005 DVBPortal HDTV TS Pump Filter 1.0.3 released

This DirectShow filter allows playback of ATSC/DVB .ts files in any player application that uses DirectShow including Zoom Player, Microsoft Media Center 2005 and Microsoft Media Player 10. Now with support for multiple audio tracks in MPEG and AC3 format. The newest version includes MCE fixes, media length detection fixes and PID statistics.
Jan 15, 2005 DVBPortal HDTV TS Pump Filter 1.0.2 released

This DirectShow filter allows playback of ATSC/DVB .ts files in any player application that uses DirectShow including Zoom Player, Microsoft Media Center 2005 and Microsoft Media Player 10. Now with support for multiple audio tracks in MPEG and AC3 format.
Dec 30, 2004 DVBPortal HDTV TS Pump Filter released

This DirectShow filter allows playback of ATSC .ts files in any player application that uses DirectShow including Microsoft Media Player 10.
Nov 23, 2004 DVBPortal Version 1.3 released

Mouse wheel support added. LiveTV in Windows Media Player added. AC3 fixes added. New TransEdit 1.9 with DVB-T support added. New SkyAVC.ax Ver. 1.0.4 3151 added.
Aug 31, 2004 DVBPortal Version 1.2 released

Alphablended OSD added. Video Mixer added. EPG current/next information added. MDAPI plugin interface fixed/extended. Automation interface extended. New SkyAVC.ax Ver. 1.0.4.3143 added.
Jun 6, 2004 DVBPortal Version 1.0.9 released

Support for myHTPC added. Automation interface added. VMR9 video mixing renderer added. New SkyAVC.ax Ver. 1.0.4.3138 added. If you don't know about myHTPC have a look here and see what you are missing.
May 5, 2004 DVBPortal Version 1.0.8 released

A new tray icon added. The TS file can now be played back in VLC while recording. An editor for satellite and Diseqc settings added. File length display of TS recordings fixed. Teletext PID added to TS recordings. A new independent audio mixer with a logarithmic curve added. Support for EPG4CPLUS (MediaHighWay) plug-in. A selectable overlay mixer for TV out and multi monitor added. Desktop Video, TV as wallpaper added thanks to Pikachu. Now up to 39 pid filters and up to 10 plugins supported. New SkyAVC.ax Ver. 1.0.4.3136 added.
Feb 22, 2004 DVBPortal Version 1.0.4 released

TransEdit is now part of the package. New recording formats added including pva and mpeg. Audio track selector added. Import channels command added. Codec selection issue fixed. Filter issue fixed. Missing channels issue fixed, Database constraints fixed. New SkyAVC.ax Ver. 1.0.4.3119 added.
Jan 28, 2004 DVBPortal Version 1.0.3 released

All dependencies to Setup4PC and Server4PC have been removed. DVBPortal now uses its own database and channel scanner interface. In conjunction with TransEdit scan times are dramatically reduced now. New SkyAVC.ax Ver. 1.0.4.3118 added.
Jan 1, 2004 SkyAVC filter lower than version 3110 has expired

The filter has expired and causes stange crashes after 2 minutes, due to memory consumption. Please download the new SkyAVC.ax Ver. 1.0.4.3110 from this page. Replace the old filter in the "C:\Program Files\DVBPortal\Filters" folder. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Dec 15, 2003 New DVB Portal Version 1.01 released

The new version features HDTV live viewing and recording, fixes in the plugin api (for CCPlugIn), a freely sizable video window, a radio mode, channel filters and the new SkyAVC.ax Ver. 1.0.4.3108.
Oct 26, 2003 New DVB Portal Version 0.99 released

The new version finally features a timeshift feature, a channel editor, Windows XP look-&-feel, Win98SE fixes and the new SkyAVC.ax Ver. 1.0.4.3093.
Oct 4, 2003 New DVB Portal Version 0.98a

If you experienced the "Satellite menu does not appear under Win98SE" issue, this patch is for you. It does not contain other enhancements.
Sep 27, 2003 New Skins and Channel Lists

Give DVB Portal a new look using the new skins from the Skins section. If you intend to watch Hispasat 1c, there is a new channel list for you in the Channel Lists section.
Sep 11, 2003 Europe's First HDTV Channel is on Air

It has an awesome resolution of 1920 x 1088 pixels at 25 MBit/s. The picture is perfectly sharp. You can watch and record it using DVB Portal. You need the latest SkyAVC Build 3073 (only the NET version will do) and a HD-capable mpeg codec. Sonic and NVIDIA work great. Tune in on Astra 19E 12168v and catch a glimpse of the future. See also the HD thread on the forum.
Sep 3, 2003  New Forums up and running

All accounts and messages have been imported. This was not easy, as the old forum was not database driven and had no export function. The accounts have been setup using random passwords, which are unknown. Use the "reset password" feature, to get access to the board again through you registered email address. You may also want to have a look at your preferences as these have been set up using defaults.
Sep 2, 2003  New Forum announced

Our currently used forum definitely needs an update. We are now installing YaBBSE, which will provide anything you expect from a forum. Our old forum does not allow an export but we will save the old messages somehow. My advise, never use a free forum. Some day it will get you.
Aug 27, 2003  New Version 0.98 released

The new version features enhancements in the skin engine, dramatically reduced time when switching between non-fta channels and UI improvements.
Jul 1, 2003  Expired SkyAVC.ax filter
 
The old SkyAVC.ax filter stopped working today. Please download the new version 1.0.3.3000 and replace the old one in the "Filters" sub directory. Be sure to delete the old B2C2.dll in the same directory too. A new one will be created on startup of the new filter. Download the new SkyAVC.ax Ver. 1.0.3.3000 here.
May 1, 2003  New SkyAVC.ax filter
 
If you have a NVIDIA graphics card, this filter is definitely for you. It now works with the NVIDIA Video Filter and together they support hardware MPEG decoding. Download the new SkyAVC.ax Ver. 1.0.3.2581 here.
April 28, 2003  New DVB Portal Version 0.97

Channel properties expanded to show additional pids (audio2, AC3, SID, teletext),support for teletext (via plug-in), skin bug solved, empty satellite list bug solved, support for additional filters (NVIDIA audio incl. AC3), new SkyAVC.ax Ver. 1.0.3.2548 added, MSI installer added.
April 1, 2003  New SkyAVC Filter

SkyAVC.ax stopped working due to built-in time restrictions. Download the new SkyAVC.ax Ver. 1.0.3.2535 here.
March 16, 2003  New DVB Portal Version 0.96

Letterbox mode for anamorphic 16:9 media, property dialogs for all filters in use, skin chooser, lots of new options, selectable Direct Show filters for audio and video, selectable priority, new PID filter manager, add/remove favorites, new SkyAVC.ax Ver. 1.0.3.2480 added, two new skins added.
February 8, 2003  New DVB Portal Version 0.95

Non-standard LNBs are now supported using LOF1, LOF2 and LOFsw, mouse interface slightly changed (Left Double Click = Full Screen, Middle Double Click = Switch Mode), Plug-ins are now supported, recorded TS has the first 4 audio tracks MPEG and AC3 included, all perfectly synchronous, video rendering can be switched off to lower the CPU use during recording, EPG (via plug-in), MP3 Radio (via plug-in).
January 25, 2003  Patched DVB Portal Version 0.90a

GP-Fault fixed: Replace dvbportal.exe with the fixed one from dvbportal090a.zip .
January 22, 2003  New DVB Portal Version 0.90

Player controls are functional now, audio mixer is functional now, mouse cursor is hidden in full screen playback, maximized mode added (uses full player window), keyboard interface added, status display for channel names added
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January 16, 2003  New DVB Portal Version 0.86

Distorted audio issue on mono channels (Mickey Mouse Voice) solved (simply retune), rebuild graph command added, status display for stream parameters added, new SkyAVC.ax Ver. 1.0.2.1730 added .
January 11, 2003  New DVB Portal Version 0.85

Stream recording added, channel editor added (currently read-only), status display added, new SkyAVC.ax Ver. 1.0.2.1655 added .
January 4, 2003  New DVB Portal Version 0.81

Multi satellite issue solved, favorite list added, support for GraphEdit added, single select in channel list added (uses system setting), DB\Epg.mdb added, normally not used, but on computers with no TV4PC used,
new SkyAVC.ax Ver. 1.0.1.151 added, significantly less cpu usage.
December 31, 2002  New DVB Portal Version 0.80

Initial beta release
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