2014-10-28

gPodder 3.8.2 "The Cheshire Project" released

This is another bugfix and feature release in the 3.8.x release series:
  • N9 (MeeGo 1.2 Harmattan)
    • QML UI: Allow shortcut prefixes in UI (bug 1949)
  • URL schemes (freedesktop.org and Windows)
    • Install scheme handler for gpodder://, feed://, podcast:// and pcast://
    • Support gpodder:// URLs on Windows (setup variant only)
  • Gtk UI
    • New podcast directory UI
    • Keep reference to last "add podcast" dialog (bug 1021)
    • Vimeo: Support for selecting the file format (bug 1954)
    • gpodder.query: Also search in episode descriptions
  • Windows
    • Support for detecting media players
    • Fix cross-compiler issues and allow cross-compilation from Linux
  • Plugins and Extensions
    • Add support for The Escapist podcast
    • Update enqueue_in_mediaplayer.py
As always, a detailed changelog is available at gpodder.org/changelog/3.8.2.

Starting with this release, we are doing automated release builds for MeeGo 1.2 Harmattan and the Windows build of gPodder, so packages for those targets should be available at the same time as the source release.

Download: gpodder-3.8.2.tar.gz
md5sum: 03f62586da7f1fd56331bd76293cab9b
sha1sum: 06b6ad30d29022f57141c171731400b3fbc38d6b

For packages in distributions, see the downloads page.

Thanks to all users who continue to support the gPodder project by providing bug reports, patches, documentation, feedback or donations / Flattrs. Enjoy this new release!

gPodder 4.3.0 "Barefoot" released

A new version of gPodder 4 is out, targetting CLI users, Blackberry Playbook and Blackberry 10 users as well as Sailfish OS users.

This release adds support for HTML shownotes, podcast directory support, various improvements to the podcastparser (0.5.0 released today), and improvements to the QML UI.

Packages for Sailfish OS are available on the downloads page, packages for Blackberry Playbook and Blackberry 10 have been uploaded to App World and are waiting in QA.


Download: gpodder-core-4.3.0.tar.gz
md5sum: f53e004398a05b33ef2a87069e289050
sha1sum: af3ca94cb25ab4ef04bffd5233e8046a3aea908f

Download: gpodder-ui-qml-4.3.0.tar.gz
md5sum: fb5ed950ee001fbe26ddade3f8d8ea31
sha1sum: 6d8103ef5e917b373fd723f4f62750262d100983

podcastparser 0.5.0 released

podcastparser is a simple, fast and efficient podcast parser written in Python. Podcastparser is used in gPodder 4 for parsing RSS and Atom feeds. This release adds various parsing improvements, as well as support for HTML shownotes and episode subtitle (itunes:subtitle element) support.

Changes in version 0.5.0:
  • parse_time: Handle invalid itunes:duration values better
  • Improve parsing of relative links (also in cover art)
  • Add support for itunes:subtitle and HTML (content:encoded)
podcastparser-0.5.0.tar.gz (2014-10-28)
md5sum: df0c560d4f040d55e5b2937ce09e42ba
sha1sum: 2e5cb7a86ded0eb9f382e505fb80663ac640a764

2014-09-09

gPodder 3.8.1 "Population: Tire" released

This is a bugfix release in the 3.8.x release series:
  • gpodder.util: Don't force password to be lowercase (bug 1942)              
  • YouTube: Add support for channels, rewrite URL matching
  • win32-launcher: Cleanup PATH to fix R6034 (msvcr90.dll, bug 1489)
If you are on Windows and still get the R6034 error, please comment in the bug report above - our fix might not work in all situations, and we might have to fine-tune the PATH cleanup code to work for different filenames.

As always, a detailed changelog is available at gpodder.org/changelog/3.8.1.

Download: gpodder-3.8.1.tar.gz
md5sum: 9cb04fa90f605289170aa6c7879e179d
sha1sum: 810ae2877722bc15e9d2492ee69087f7f0ba69b7

For packages in distributions, see the downloads page.

Thanks to all users who continue to support the gPodder project by providing bug reports, patches, documentation, feedback or donations / Flattrs. Enjoy this new release!

2014-07-26

gPodder 3.8.0 "On-Screen Bionic Screw Fastening" released

Well, then - another gPodder 3.x release for all fans of Desktop operating systems and MeeGo 1.2 Harmattan. Version 3.8.0 brings a bugfix related to deleting empty folders, various UI improvements to the Nokia N9 port, path fixes to the Windows launcher executable as well as other minor corrections and translation updates.
  • Generic fixes and maintenance
    • gpodder.util: Fix a bug in delete_empty_folders
    • Fix a typo in the German translations
    • Mention tools/localdepends.py in dependency check
    • Remove obsolete Qt4-based Sailfish QML UI
    • makefile: Force UTF-8 encoding in xgettext
    • Updated German translations
  • QML UI (Nokia N9 / MeeGo 1.2 Harmattan)
    • Nicer "pull down to refresh" animation
    • Allow updating of episode list via pull down
    • Elide text in podcast and episode lists
    • Scroll to top and bottom quickly (bug 1908)
    • "Mark episodes as old" menu item for "All episodes"
    • Better gpodder.net directory integration
    • Margin fixes for sheets (bug 1915)
    • Copy feed URL to clipboard menu item (bug 1916)
    • Also show spinner while episode list is loading
    • Move filter to episode list header
    • Use new JSON API for searching gpodder.net
  • Windows Launcher
    • Fix download file name for custom folder (bug 1617)
    • Update to Python 2.7.8 and PyGTK 2.24.2
As always, a detailed changelog is available at gpodder.org/changelog/3.8.0.

Download: gpodder-3.8.0.tar.gz
md5sum: a74e202eec6a00c73b2dab04e5b9f3c0
sha1sum: 03733e9954e7828ecbcc3738838a825cc5ef8076

For packages in distributions, see the downloads page.

Thanks to all users who continue to support the gPodder project by providing bug reports, patches, documentation, feedback or donations / Flattrs. Enjoy this new release! 

2014-05-22

gPodder 4.2.0 "Jungle" released

A new release of gPodder is out, adding support for Podlove Simple Chapters, fallback to audio/video links in case of missing enclosures, support for RFC 5005 paged feeds (with podcastparser 0.3.0 and newer) as well as the usual fixes to the QML UI reference implementation and the Sailfish OS UI.
  • Core
    • Add rewrite_url function to model (bug 1905)
    • Support for paged feeds (RFC 5005)
    • Fallback to audio/video link if no enclosures are found
    • Add support for Podlove Simple Chapters
    • Send initial progress report immediately (gpodder.download)
    • Various minor bugfixes and clean-ups
  • QML UI - Common
    • Add support for chapters in episodes
    • Fix playback position resuming
    • Regularly sync playback position to disk
  • QML UI - Reference Implementation (BB10)
    • Refine QML UI, layout and new/downloaded indicators
  • QML UI - Sailfish Silica UI (Sailfish OS)
    • New icon and cover by Stephan Beyerle
    • Add missing scroll decorator to episode filter dialog
    • Add support for chapters in player and episode details page
    • Fix paddings, item sizes and colors
Download: gpodder-core-4.2.0.tar.gz
md5sum: 9f9ceba555d0ab4d7923f007ea6e1e08
sha1sum: 77b080d81a02d3c87a7773b40506d9f6867f8c9c

Download: gpodder-ui-qml-4.2.0.tar.gz
md5sum: 0951398248bc108433116b60e6ead3c7
sha1sum: 058811b6968732959017919f87db82536317816a

2014-05-17

gPodder 3.7.0 "Off-Screen Bionic Chiseling" released

This is a new release in the 3.7.x series of release for Desktop (Mac OS X, Linux, Windows) and MeeGo 1.2 Harmattan (Nokia N9), including some recent patches from contributors, fixed Vimeo integration, removal of broken plugins, as well as several updates to existing extension scripts and some brand new extension scripts. Exciting, innit?
  • Extensions
    • Fixed the TED subtitles download plugin (Vladimir Rutsky)
    • Add new audio players to the enqueue extension (Christian Boxdörfer)
    • New MPRIS listener extension (Dov Feldstern)
    • New concatenate videos using ffmpeg extension
    • New extension for syncing cover art to Rockbox players (Alex Mayer)
  • New features
    • Delete empty folders on download, update pending (bug 1601, Ricardo Miranda)
    • Chronological download order configuration option (Tomislav Jovanovic)
  • Fixes and improvements
    • Mac OS X: Use standard locations for GPODDER_HOME (bug 1912)
    • Fixed Vimeo integration (bug 1837)
    • Add rewrite_url() function to model (bug 1905)
  • Removed features
    • XSPF plugin: This was broken for some time, now removed
  • Translations
    • Updated German translation
As always, a detailed changelog is available at gpodder.org/changelog/3.7.0.

Download: gpodder-3.7.0.tar.gz
md5sum: f5984081888dfa64507a45ca388e8153
sha1sum: d412e8c1cbdae32ea7a1f32afb0dff1c31237063

For packages in distributions, see the downloads page.

Thanks to all users who continue to support the gPodder project by providing bug reports, patches, documentation, feedback or donations / Flattrs. Enjoy this new release!