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Version history for Tribler

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Changes for v6.2.0 - v6.3.1

  • A year of bug fixing, polishing and performance tweaking
  • towards anonymous streaming
  • Tor-like anonymous tunnel building, based on UDP
  • Support for Cell,Create,Extend, and Ping Tor protocol messages
  • Diffie-Hellman session key exchange
  • Real-time crawler for bandwidth performance (inspired by metrics.torproject.org)
  • decentralised directory service for Tor-like routers
  • automatic anonymous 50MByte test download using new Tor-like protocol
  • no general anonymous downloads yet, trial-only
  • thumbnail navigation
  • single-click streaming from main screen
  • channels can now optionally be browsed by thumbnails
  • Youtube-like GUI composed of user-generated images
  • Prepares the way for remote control navigation & operation
  • complete rewrite of the elastic database engine (the dispersy overlay)
  • use of Twisted frameworks instead of our custom event-handlers
  • less reliance on master bootstrap servers (new discovery community)
  • improvements in NAT puncturing efficiency
  • faster data synchronisation between Tribler peers
  • dropped support for Mac models from 2008, due to Python support issues



Changes for v6.2.0 RC - v6.2.0

  • Video on demand is back! No more waiting for video downloads! Also, we have seeking now.
  • Less disk and CPU consumption
  • UI improvements
  • Fixes for the bugs found in 6.1 and reported by the community during the 6.2 RCs (Thanks!)



Changes for v6.0.2 - v6.0.3

  • New: complete re-design of the user interface. The user interface is now much clearer, search results are shown considerably faster, and channels are now mixed in with the torrent results.



Changes for v5.5.19 - v5.5.20

  • FIXED: Include subdirectories while creating a torrent
  • FIXED: UDP port would not change
  • Improved: IO-error logging, hopefully allowing us to debug random glitches
  • Changed: protocol behavior in channels is slightly modified in order to prevent some rare bugs to occur.



Changes for v5.5.18 - v5.5.19

  • Include subdirectories while creating a torrent
  • Setting reqq in extended handshake http://www.rasterbar.com/products/libtorrent/extension_protocol.html, seems to improve upload performance
  • Tribler forgetting about custom directories
  • Tribler not closing, we've added more explicit shutdown statements
  • What's hot resuming update when selecting a term
  • Some gui stuff, playlists without content where trying to convince people to add torrents while sometimes they actually could not



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