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authorYoann Lopes <yoann.lopes@qt.io>2016-12-12 17:26:10 +0200
committerJani Heikkinen <jani.heikkinen@qt.io>2016-12-15 12:52:00 +0000
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Add changes file for 5.8.0v5.8.0-rc1v5.8.0
Change-Id: Icfa096c0792d0733ae2f366ac34d1840f7dfe482 Reviewed-by: Christian Stromme <christian.stromme@qt.io>
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+Qt 5.8 introduces many new features and improvements as well as bugfixes
+over the 5.7.x series. For more details, refer to the online documentation
+included in this distribution. The documentation is also available online:
+
+ http://doc.qt.io/qt-5/index.html
+
+The Qt version 5.8 series is binary compatible with the 5.7.x series.
+Applications compiled for 5.7 will continue to run with 5.8.
+
+Some of the changes listed in this file include issue tracking numbers
+corresponding to tasks in the Qt Bug Tracker:
+
+ https://bugreports.qt.io/
+
+Each of these identifiers can be entered in the bug tracker to obtain more
+information about a particular change.
+
+****************************************************************************
+* Library *
+****************************************************************************
+
+QtMultimedia
+------------
+
+ - Added QAudio::convertVolume() function.
+
+ - QtMultimedia global object (QML):
+ * Added convertVolume() function.
+
+ - VideoOutput (QML):
+ * Can now render frames having the YUV 4:2:2 8-bit (UYVY/YUYV) pixel
+ format.
+
+****************************************************************************
+* Platform Specific Changes *
+****************************************************************************
+
+Android
+-------
+
+ - Audio volumes passed to a media player are now correctly interpreted
+ as a linear factor.
+
+Linux
+-----
+
+ - Metadata containing a date information is now correctly returned as a
+ QDate or QDateTime.
+ - Added support for QMediaMetaData::CoverArtImage metadata key.
+ - QVideoProbe is now supported when used with a QCamera.
+
+OS X
+----
+
+ - Cameras can now support the YUV 4:2:2 8-bit (UYVY/YUYV) pixel format.
+
+Windows
+-------
+
+ - DirectShow:
+ * Audio volumes passed to a media player are now correctly interpreted
+ as a linear factor.
+
+WinRT
+-----
+
+ - Cameras can now support the YUV 4:2:2 8-bit (UYVY/YUYV) pixel format.
+ - [QTBUG-48539] Fixed Camera (QML) focus mode and focus point mode not
+ being synced with the actual value.
+ - [QTBUG-48541] Camera flash is now supported.