[ ANN ] Release 8.1.0 RC-1

panagiotis merakos merakosp at gmail.com
Thu Aug 25 12:52:21 EDT 2016


@Peter:

You are right, this should read:

"On Windows, the default value of the global dontUseQt and dontUseQtEffects
properties has changed **from false to true**.

Regarding OSX:

- If OS X version >= 10.8 then dontUseQT=true
- If LC engine == 64 bit then  dontUseQT=true


On Thu, Aug 25, 2016 at 5:36 PM, Peter Bogdanoff <bogdanoff at me.com> wrote:

>
> From the release notes:
>
> "On Windows, the default value of the global dontUseQt and
> dontUseQtEffects properties has changed from true to false. This means that
> by default players created on Windows will use the DirectShow API for
> multimedia playback.”
>
> The second sentence seems to contradict the first?
>
> On OSX, QuickTime is unable to be supported in 64 bit builds the default
> value of the global dontUseQT and dontUseQTEffects properties changed in
> version 6.7; it is true on OS X version 10.8 and up, or on all versions of
> OS X if the engine is 64 bit. This means that any player object created
> will use the AVFoundation API for multimedia playback.
>
> I can’t seem to figure out what the first sentence is saying. :(  I would
> like to!
>
> Peter Bogdanoff
>
>
> On Aug 25, 2016, at 5:58 AM, panagiotis merakos <
> panos.merakos at livecode.com> wrote:
>
> > Dear list members,
> >
> > We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 8.1.0 RC-1.
> >
>
>
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