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1NEWS file for Transmission <http://www.transmissionbt.com/>
2
31.30 (2008/mm/dd)
4http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.30
5- All Platforms
6   + The "Clutch" web interface is now bundled with Transmission
7   + Ability to add and remove tracker addresses
8   + Ability to create torrent files with multiple tracker addresses
9   + Added support for HTTP/FTP Seeding (GetRight style)
10   + Added proxy support for communicating with trackers
11   + Allow torrent creation with no tracker address (required by some trackers)
12   + Redesigned remote access via JSON
13- Daemon
14   + transmission-daemon and transmission-remote were rewritten from scratch
15   + remote and daemon now support per-file priority & download flag settings
16- Mac
17   + Quick Look integration in the main window and inspector's file tab
18   + Transfers can be dragged to different groups
19   + Option to only show the add window when manually adding transfers
20   + Status strings are toggled from the action button (they are no longer clickable)
21   + Colors in pieces bar and pieces box more accurately reflect their corresponding values
22   + The port checker now uses our own portcheck.transmissionbt.com
23- GTK+
24   + Add options to inhibit hibernation and to toggle the tray icon
25
261.22 (2008/06/13)
27http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.22
28- All Platforms
29  + Fix two separate BitTorrent unchoke bugs that could affect performance
30  + Transmission now builds correctly on Sun Studio
31  + Minor man page fixes
32- Mac
33  + Fix bug where "Program Started" in the Statistics window would sometimes display as 0
34- GTK+
35  + Fix crash when quitting while the stats window is still up
36  + Added Latvian, Malayalam, Serbian, and Telugu translations
37  + Updated Czech, Spanish, Romanian, Russian, Dutch, Polish, Italian,
38    Portuguese, Catalan, Danish, German, Swedish, Traditional Chinese,
39    Finnish, and Chinese (simplified) translations
40- CLI:
41  + Fix scraping torrents with the -s command-line argument
42
431.21 (2008/05/21)
44http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.21
45- All Platforms
46   + Fix rare crash-on-startup bug
47   + Handle corrupt announce URLs in torrent files more gracefully
48   + Fix minor memory leak when closing torrents
49- Mac
50   + Fix visual glitch with the pieces bar
51   + Italian localization included
52- GTK+
53   + Updated Catalan, Danish, German, Spanish, Finnish, Hebrew, Italian, Dutch,
54     Polish, Romanian, Thai, Turkish, and Traditional Chinese translations
55
561.20 (2008/05/09)
57http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.20
58- All Platforms
59   + Support https tracker connections
60   + IP blocking using the Bluetack Level1 blocklist
61   + Better support of multitracker torrents
62   + Faster UPnP port mapping on startup
63   + Ability to reset global statistics
64   + Various bugfixes
65- Mac
66   + Display of decimal numbers matches system international settings
67   + Updated Dock badge images
68- GTK+
69   + Inhibit hibernation when downloading
70   + Use XDG basedir spec for configuration files
71   + Various bug fixes and usability improvements
72   + Vastly improved translations thanks to the Ubuntu translation team
73
741.11 (2008/04/04)
75- Mac
76   + Fix scrape address visual glitch with the tracker inspector tab
77   + Only make the progress status string clickable on multi-file torrents
78   + Traditional Chinese localization, updated Russian localization
79- GTK+
80   + Fix a couple of minor display issues
81
821.10 (2008/03/28)
83- All Platforms
84   + Stop torrents when downloading and the disk becomes full
85   + Removing a torrent also removes it from the cache
86   + Smaller memory footprint per-torrent and per-peer
87   + Various backend bugfixes & improvements
88- Mac
89   + Window when adding torrents to select files and other settings
90   + Leopard: Collapsable group dividers
91   + Use the file icon as the per-torrent action button
92   + Tracker tab in the inspector
93   + Message log specifies the torrent/activity the message relates to
94   + Updated images in the inspector
95   + Optional display of remaining time while seeding in Minimal View
96   + Improved accuracy for displaying the remaining disk space warning
97- GTK+
98   + Window for selecting files & priorities when opening torrents
99   + Display a system tray popup when a torrent finishes downloading
100   + Watch folder for auto-adding torrents
101   + Improved preferences dialog and message log window
102   + Tracker tab in the Details window
103   + Dozens of usability, Gnome HIG, and i18n improvements
104   + Support KDE button ordering
105   + Option to delete a torrent and its downloaded files
106- Daemon
107   + Ability to force a "Verify Local Data" for a torrent
108
1091.06 (2008/02/26)
110- All Platforms:
111   + Improvements and bugfixes to "Verify Local Data"
112   + Use less CPU
113   + Fix support for multitracker torrents
114   + Updated UPnP code to miniupnpc-1.0
115   + Fix two shutdown memory errors
116- GTK+
117   + Fix small memory leak
118   + GUI error when verifying local data
119- CLI:
120   + Torrent creation error on non-absolute pathnames
121
1221.05 (2008/02/08)
123- All Platforms:
124   + Fix 1.04 crash when parsing bencoded data
125   + Packaging improvements
126- Mac
127   + Fix bug remembering reordered groups
128- GTK+
129   + Fix glitch that occurred when specifying which files to download
130   + Fix "Sort by Progress"
131   + Various interface and HIG improvements
132   + Updated Swedish, Italian translations
133- Daemon
134   + Fix "transmission-remote -x"
135   + Fix PEX enable/disable bug
136
1371.04 (2008/01/31)
138- All Platforms:
139   + Fix (potential) remote crash bug with extension protocol
140   + Fix bug when verifying a torrent and pressing `pause'
141
1421.03 (2008/01/29)
143- All Platforms:
144   + Fix bug setting maximum peer limits
145   + Fix overflow issue with very large torrents
146   + Fix LTEP handshake bug
147   + Fix handshake bug with mainline BitTorrent
148   + Fix bug when talking to lighttpd-based trackers
149- GTK+
150   + Various packaging, HiG, and interface improvements
151
1521.02 (2008/01/22)
153- All Platforms:
154   + Fix 1.00 bug that choked some models of routers
155   + Fix 1.00 crash in peer handshake
156   + Fix 1.00 bug that sometimes froze the app for a long time
157   + Minor improvements to the command-line client
158- GTK+
159   + Fix crash when removing a torrent while its details window is open
160   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
161   + I18N fixes
162   + Updated Dutch translation
163   + Various other interface additions and improvements
164
1651.01 (2008/01/11)
166- All Platforms:
167   + Fix 1.00 freezing issue
168   + Fix 1.00 assertion failure
169   + Improve initial connection speed
170   + Added connection throttle to avoid router overload
171   + Improve reconnection to peers with imperfect network connections
172   + Fix crashes on architectures that require strict alignment
173- OS X:
174   + Leopard: Double-click icon to reveal in Finder, progress string to toggle selected and total, and anywhere else to toggle the inspector
175   + Leopard: Better behavior with Time Machine
176   + Fix bugs with Clutch support
177- GTK+:
178   + New Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch, and Turkish translations
179   + Fix 1.00 desktop internationalization error
180
1811.00 (2008/01/04)
182- All Platforms:
183   + Port forwarding now performed by MiniUPnP and libnatpmp
184   + Ability to set global and per-torrent number of connections
185   + Option to prefer not using encryption
186   + Fix tracker connection error
187   + PEX is now configured globally
188   + Updated icon
189- OS X:
190   + Redesigned Leopard-like look
191   + Group labeling, filtering, and sorting
192   + Statistics window
193   + Pieces Bar (return of Advanced Bar)
194   + Display "not available" overlay on the regular bar
195   + Display remaining time for seeding transfers
196   + Sort by total activity
197   + Connectable from the Clutch web interface
198   + Leopard: Time Machine will ignore incomplete downloads
199   + Leopard: Fix bug where text fields would reject localized decimal values
200   + Leopard: Fix bug where bandwidth rates chosen from the action menu would not apply the first time
201- GTK+:
202   + Redesigned main window interface
203   + Minimal Mode for showing more torrents in less desktop space
204   + Torrent filtering
205   + Port forwarding tester in Preferences
206   + Statistics window
207   + Sort by total activity, progress, state, and tracker
208   + Various other interface additions and improvements
209- CLI:
210   + Restore `scrape' feature
211
2120.96 (2007/12/10)
213- All Platforms:
214   + Fix 0.95 data corruption error
215   + Fix 0.95 bug that broke UPnP
216- OS X:
217   + Fix bug where dragging non-torrent files over the main window could result in excessive memory usage
218
2190.95 (2007/12/04)
220- All Platforms:
221   + Fix router errors caused by sending too many tracker requests at once
222   + Fix bug that let speed-limited torrents upload too quickly
223   + Faster average upload speeds
224   + Faster connection to peers after starting a torrent
225   + Fix memory corruption error
226   + Disable SWIFT for ratio-based trackers
227- OS X:
228   + Leopard: Fix for NAT-PMP port mapping
229- GTK:
230   + Fix Nokia 770 crash
231
2320.94 (2007/11/25)
233- All Platforms:
234   + Faster average download speeds
235   + Automatically ban peers that send us too many corrupt pieces
236   + Fix a crash that occurred if a peer sent us an incomplete message
237   + Fix portmapping crash
238   + Fix bug that left files open after their torrents were stopped
239   + Fix 0.93 file permissions bug
240   + Fix tracker redirect error
241   + Fix LTEP PEX bug
242
2430.93 (2007/11/12)
244- All Platforms:
245   + Fix "router death" bug that impaired internet connectivity
246   + Fix bug that could cause good peer connections to be lost
247   + Tweak request queue code to improve download speeds
248   + Better handling of very large files on 32bit systems
249   + Consume less battery power on laptops
250   + Fix minor IPC parsing error
251
2520.92 (2007/11/05)
253- All Platforms:
254   + Fix 0.90 data corruption bugs
255   + Fix 0.90 possible delay when quitting
256   + Fix 0.90 small memory leaks
257- OS X:
258   + Leopard: Fix bug with typing values in Inspector->Options
259   + Leopard: Fix bug with toggling Minimal View
260- GTK:
261   + Better support for large files on some Linux systems
262   + Fix localization error in torrent inspector's dates
263
2640.91 (2007/10/28)
265- All Platforms:
266   + Fix 0.90 speed limits
267   + Fix 0.90 problems announcing to some trackers
268   + Fix 0.90 socket connection leak
269   + Fix 0.90 IPC crash
270   + Fix 0.90 cache bug that could cause "verify local files" to fail
271   + Fix 0.90 build errors on OpenBSD and on older C compilers
272- OS X:
273   + Fix a crash caused by custom sound files
274   + Add Dutch localization, re-add Russian localization, fix Korean localization
275- GTK:
276   + Fix 0.90 packaging errors
277   + Fix 0.90 crash-on-start with assertion failure: "destination != (void*)0"
278
2790.90 (2007/10/23)
280- All Platforms:
281   + Encryption support, with option to ignore unencrypted peers
282   + Only report downloaded, verified good pieces in tracker `download' field
283   + Improved compliance with BitTorrent spec
284   + MSE Tracker Extension support
285   + Significant rewrite of the libtransmission back-end
286- OS X:
287   + Per-torrent action menu
288   + Redesigned inspector with additional statistics and ability to be resized vertically in Peers and Files tabs
289   + Redesigned message log
290   + Optimizations to decrease memory usage
291   + Sort and filter by tracker
292   + Icon enhanced to support size of 512 x 512
293   + Various smaller interface additions and improvements
294- GTK:
295   + Various interface improvements
296   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
297
2980.82 (2007/09/09)
299- All Platforms:
300   + Fixed bug that could limit transfer speeds
301   + Fixed bug that corrupted torrents > 4 GB
302   + Fixed bug that could allow bad peers to send too many pieces
303   + For peers supporting both Azureus' and LibTorrent's extensions, allow negotiation to decide which to use
304   +  Other minor fixes
305
3060.81 (2007/08/22)
307- All Platforms:
308   + Fix 0.80 assertion crashes
309   + Fix a bug that miscounted how many peers Transmission wants connected
310   + Clarify misleading error messages
311   + Fix memory leaks
312- OS X:
313   + Multiple fixes to creating torrents and adding new torrents
314   + Updated Russian and Spanish translations
315- GTK:
316   + Updated Dutch, Portuguese, French, and Slovakian translations
317- CLI:
318   + Better support for cli-driven torrent creation
319   + Fix a bug that misparsed command-line arguments
320
3210.80 (2007/08/07)
322 - Ability to selectively download and prioritize files
323 - Torrent file creation
324 - Speed and CPU load improvements
325 - Fix to UPnP
326 - Rechecking torrents is now done one-at-a-time to avoid heavy disk load
327 - Better rechecking of torrents that have many files
328 - Many miscellaneous improvements and bugfixes
329 - Partial licensing change -- see the LICENSE file for details
330 - OS X:
331   + Overlay when dragging torrent files, URLs, and data files onto window
332   + Ability to set an amount of time to consider a transfer stalled
333   + More progress bar colors
334   + Various smaller interface improvements
335   + Italian, Korean, and Russian translations
336 - GTK:
337   + Added Torrent Inspector dialog
338   + Added Update Tracker button
339   + Various smaller interface improvements
340
3410.72 (2007/04/30)
342 - Reset download/upload amounts when sending "started"
343 - Fix rare XML parsing bug
344
3450.71 (2007/04/23)
346 - Send port info when sending requests
347 - Calculate ratio differently when seeding without ever downloading
348 - Add additional error messages and debug info
349 - Improved UPnP support
350 - OS X:
351   + Fix error when using default incomplete folder
352   + Disable the stop ratio once it is reached (while seeding)
353   + Small interface adjustments
354
3550.70 (2007/04/18)
356 - New icon
357 - Automatic port mapping (NAT-PMP and UPnP IGD)
358 - Peer exchange (PEX) compatible with Azureus and uTorrent
359 - Multitracker support
360 - Better handling of tracker announce interval
361 - Fixes bug where absurdly huge upload/download totals could be sent
362 - Automatic tracker scraping
363 - Cache connected peers
364 - Many miscellaneous bugfixes and small improvements
365 - OS X:
366   + Requires 10.4 Tiger or newer
367   + Download and seeding queues that can be user-ordered
368   + Speed Limit: Second set of bandwidth limits that can be toggled or
369     scheduled
370   + Individual torrent bandwidth limits
371   + Separate complete and incomplete download folders
372   + Filter and search bar
373   + Expanded Inspector with many additional views and stats
374   + Fragment status view in Inspector shows downloaded or availability
375   + Watch folder to auto add torrent files
376   + Auto resizing of the main window
377   + Minimal view to take up less space
378   + Seeding bar shows progress in finishing seeding
379   + Sounds when downloading and seeding complete
380   + Warnings for directory unavailable and not enough space
381   + Message log window
382   + New toolbar icons
383   + Built-in help files
384   + French, Spanish, German, and Greek translations
385 - GTK+:
386   + Adds Spanish, Polish, Russian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Swedish, and
387     Finnish translations
388   + Message window
389   + Better window manager integration
390   + Add file view to properties dialog
391
3920.6.1 (2006/06/25)
393 - OS X:
394   + Fixes a bug in the updater that could cause repeated hits to the
395     appcast
396 - GTK+:
397   + Fixes drag-and-drop
398   + Adds Italian and French translations
399
4000.6 (2006/06/21)
401 - Ability to limit download rate
402 - Automatic banning of peers who send bad data
403 - Can keep a copy of the torrent file so the original can be deleted
404 - Many bugfixes
405 - OS X:
406   + Reworked interface
407   + Rate limits can be changed directly from the main window
408   + Ability to automatically stop seeding at a given ratio
409   + Allows sorting of the tranfers list
410   + Extended Info Inspector
411   + Automatic updating with Sparkle
412 - GTK+:
413   + Add torrents via command line. If Transmission is already running,
414       add them to running copy
415   + Improved long filename handling
416
4170.5 (2006/02/11)
418 - Only uses one port for all torrents
419 - Rewritten choking algorithm
420 - Remembers download and upload sizes from one launch to another
421 - New GTK+ interface
422 - New BeOS interface
423 - OS X: Dock badging
424 - OS X: Shows the file icon in the list
425 - OS X: Shows ratio once download is completed
426 - OS X: Automatic check for update
427 - OS X: Fixes a display bug on Intel Macs
428
4290.4 (2005/11/18)
430 - Uses less CPU downloading torrents with many pieces
431 - The UI could freeze when the hard drive was having a hard time - fixed
432 - Fixes for difficult trackers, which require a 'key' parameter or a
433     User Agent field
434 - OS X: Cleaner look, unified toolbar
435 - OS X: Added a document icon for torrent files
436 - OS X: Added a Pause/Resume button for each torrent, and a
437    "Reveal in Finder" button
438 - OS X: Added a contextual menu
439 - OS X: Sometimes torrents kept "Stopping..." forever - fixed
440 - OS X: Several minor improvements or fixes: allows column reordering,
441    fixed resizing on Panther, remember the position of the window,
442    fixed display of Unicode filenames, added menubar items and
443    keyboard shortcuts, made the simple progress bar switch to green
444    when seeding
445
4460.3 (2005/10/19)
447 - Fixed "Sometimes sends incorrect messages and looses peers"
448 - Fixed "Crashes with many torrents or torrents with many files"
449 - Enhancements in the "End game" mode
450 - Is nicer to the trackers
451 - Asks for the rarest pieces first
452 - OS X: Universal binary for PPC and x86
453 - OS X: Fixed "Progress increases every time I pause then resume"
454 - OS X: Fixed "Sometimes crashes at exit"
455 - OS X: Cleaner icon
456 - OS X: Show all sizes in human readable form
457 - OS X: Keep downloading in the background when the window is closed
458 - Miscellaneous bugfixes and internal enhancements
459
4600.2 (2005/09/22)
461 - Bugfixes
462 - OS X: Users can now choose where the downloads are sent
463
4640.1 (2005/09/15)
465 - First version
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