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1NEWS file for Transmission <http://www.transmissionbt.com/>
2
31.31 (2008/MM/DD)
4http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.32
5- Mac
6   + Fix bug where the proxy type was changed from SOCKS5 to SOCKS4 on launch
7
81.31 (2008/08/06)
9http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.31
10- All Platforms
11   + Fix a crash caused by certain torrent files
12
131.30 (2008/08/05)
14http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.30
15- All Platforms
16   + The "Clutch" web interface is now bundled with Transmission (as a beta)
17   + Ability to add and remove tracker addresses
18   + Ability to create torrent files with multiple tracker addresses
19   + Added support for HTTP/FTP Seeding (GetRight style)
20   + Added proxy support for communicating with trackers
21   + Allow torrent creation with no tracker address (required by some trackers)
22   + New JSON-RPC protocol for clients to interact with the backend
23- Daemon
24   + transmission-daemon and transmission-remote were rewritten from scratch
25   + remote and daemon now support per-file priority & download flag settings
26- Mac
27   + Quick Look integration in the main window and inspector's file tab
28   + Transfers can be dragged to different groups
29   + Option to only show the add window when manually adding transfers
30   + Status strings are toggled from the action button (they are no longer clickable)
31   + Colors in pieces bar and pieces box more accurately reflect their corresponding values
32   + The port checker now uses our own portcheck.transmissionbt.com
33   + Turkish localization
34- GTK+
35   + Add options to inhibit hibernation and to toggle the tray icon
36   + Lots of small bug fixes and usability improvements
37   + Dozens of updated translations
38
391.22 (2008/06/13)
40http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.22
41- All Platforms
42  + Fix two separate BitTorrent unchoke bugs that could affect performance
43  + Transmission now builds correctly on Sun Studio
44  + Minor man page fixes
45- Mac
46  + Fix bug where "Program Started" in the Statistics window would sometimes display as 0
47- GTK+
48  + Fix crash when quitting while the stats window is still up
49  + Added Latvian, Malayalam, Serbian, and Telugu translations
50  + Updated Czech, Spanish, Romanian, Russian, Dutch, Polish, Italian,
51    Portuguese, Catalan, Danish, German, Swedish, Traditional Chinese,
52    Finnish, and Chinese (simplified) translations
53- CLI:
54  + Fix scraping torrents with the -s command-line argument
55
561.21 (2008/05/21)
57http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.21
58- All Platforms
59   + Fix rare crash-on-startup bug
60   + Handle corrupt announce URLs in torrent files more gracefully
61   + Fix minor memory leak when closing torrents
62- Mac
63   + Fix visual glitch with the pieces bar
64   + Italian localization included
65- GTK+
66   + Updated Catalan, Danish, German, Spanish, Finnish, Hebrew, Italian, Dutch,
67     Polish, Romanian, Thai, Turkish, and Traditional Chinese translations
68
691.20 (2008/05/09)
70http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.20
71- All Platforms
72   + Support https tracker connections
73   + IP blocking using the Bluetack Level1 blocklist
74   + Better support of multitracker torrents
75   + Faster UPnP port mapping on startup
76   + Ability to reset global statistics
77   + Various bugfixes
78- Mac
79   + Display of decimal numbers matches system international settings
80   + Updated Dock badge images
81- GTK+
82   + Inhibit hibernation when downloading
83   + Use XDG basedir spec for configuration files
84   + Various bug fixes and usability improvements
85   + Vastly improved translations thanks to the Ubuntu translation team
86
871.11 (2008/04/04)
88- Mac
89   + Fix scrape address visual glitch with the tracker inspector tab
90   + Only make the progress status string clickable on multi-file torrents
91   + Traditional Chinese localization, updated Russian localization
92- GTK+
93   + Fix a couple of minor display issues
94
951.10 (2008/03/28)
96- All Platforms
97   + Stop torrents when downloading and the disk becomes full
98   + Removing a torrent also removes it from the cache
99   + Smaller memory footprint per-torrent and per-peer
100   + Various backend bugfixes & improvements
101- Mac
102   + Window when adding torrents to select files and other settings
103   + Leopard: Collapsable group dividers
104   + Use the file icon as the per-torrent action button
105   + Tracker tab in the inspector
106   + Message log specifies the torrent/activity the message relates to
107   + Updated images in the inspector
108   + Optional display of remaining time while seeding in Minimal View
109   + Improved accuracy for displaying the remaining disk space warning
110- GTK+
111   + Window for selecting files & priorities when opening torrents
112   + Display a system tray popup when a torrent finishes downloading
113   + Watch folder for auto-adding torrents
114   + Improved preferences dialog and message log window
115   + Tracker tab in the Details window
116   + Dozens of usability, Gnome HIG, and i18n improvements
117   + Support KDE button ordering
118   + Option to delete a torrent and its downloaded files
119- Daemon
120   + Ability to force a "Verify Local Data" for a torrent
121
1221.06 (2008/02/26)
123- All Platforms:
124   + Improvements and bugfixes to "Verify Local Data"
125   + Use less CPU
126   + Fix support for multitracker torrents
127   + Updated UPnP code to miniupnpc-1.0
128   + Fix two shutdown memory errors
129- GTK+
130   + Fix small memory leak
131   + GUI error when verifying local data
132- CLI:
133   + Torrent creation error on non-absolute pathnames
134
1351.05 (2008/02/08)
136- All Platforms:
137   + Fix 1.04 crash when parsing bencoded data
138   + Packaging improvements
139- Mac
140   + Fix bug remembering reordered groups
141- GTK+
142   + Fix glitch that occurred when specifying which files to download
143   + Fix "Sort by Progress"
144   + Various interface and HIG improvements
145   + Updated Swedish, Italian translations
146- Daemon
147   + Fix "transmission-remote -x"
148   + Fix PEX enable/disable bug
149
1501.04 (2008/01/31)
151- All Platforms:
152   + Fix (potential) remote crash bug with extension protocol
153   + Fix bug when verifying a torrent and pressing `pause'
154
1551.03 (2008/01/29)
156- All Platforms:
157   + Fix bug setting maximum peer limits
158   + Fix overflow issue with very large torrents
159   + Fix LTEP handshake bug
160   + Fix handshake bug with mainline BitTorrent
161   + Fix bug when talking to lighttpd-based trackers
162- GTK+
163   + Various packaging, HiG, and interface improvements
164
1651.02 (2008/01/22)
166- All Platforms:
167   + Fix 1.00 bug that choked some models of routers
168   + Fix 1.00 crash in peer handshake
169   + Fix 1.00 bug that sometimes froze the app for a long time
170   + Minor improvements to the command-line client
171- GTK+
172   + Fix crash when removing a torrent while its details window is open
173   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
174   + I18N fixes
175   + Updated Dutch translation
176   + Various other interface additions and improvements
177
1781.01 (2008/01/11)
179- All Platforms:
180   + Fix 1.00 freezing issue
181   + Fix 1.00 assertion failure
182   + Improve initial connection speed
183   + Added connection throttle to avoid router overload
184   + Improve reconnection to peers with imperfect network connections
185   + Fix crashes on architectures that require strict alignment
186- OS X:
187   + Leopard: Double-click icon to reveal in Finder, progress string to toggle selected and total, and anywhere else to toggle the inspector
188   + Leopard: Better behavior with Time Machine
189   + Fix bugs with Clutch support
190- GTK+:
191   + New Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch, and Turkish translations
192   + Fix 1.00 desktop internationalization error
193
1941.00 (2008/01/04)
195- All Platforms:
196   + Port forwarding now performed by MiniUPnP and libnatpmp
197   + Ability to set global and per-torrent number of connections
198   + Option to prefer not using encryption
199   + Fix tracker connection error
200   + PEX is now configured globally
201   + Updated icon
202- OS X:
203   + Redesigned Leopard-like look
204   + Group labeling, filtering, and sorting
205   + Statistics window
206   + Pieces Bar (return of Advanced Bar)
207   + Display "not available" overlay on the regular bar
208   + Display remaining time for seeding transfers
209   + Sort by total activity
210   + Connectable from the Clutch web interface
211   + Leopard: Time Machine will ignore incomplete downloads
212   + Leopard: Fix bug where text fields would reject localized decimal values
213   + Leopard: Fix bug where bandwidth rates chosen from the action menu would not apply the first time
214- GTK+:
215   + Redesigned main window interface
216   + Minimal Mode for showing more torrents in less desktop space
217   + Torrent filtering
218   + Port forwarding tester in Preferences
219   + Statistics window
220   + Sort by total activity, progress, state, and tracker
221   + Various other interface additions and improvements
222- CLI:
223   + Restore `scrape' feature
224
2250.96 (2007/12/10)
226- All Platforms:
227   + Fix 0.95 data corruption error
228   + Fix 0.95 bug that broke UPnP
229- OS X:
230   + Fix bug where dragging non-torrent files over the main window could result in excessive memory usage
231
2320.95 (2007/12/04)
233- All Platforms:
234   + Fix router errors caused by sending too many tracker requests at once
235   + Fix bug that let speed-limited torrents upload too quickly
236   + Faster average upload speeds
237   + Faster connection to peers after starting a torrent
238   + Fix memory corruption error
239   + Disable SWIFT for ratio-based trackers
240- OS X:
241   + Leopard: Fix for NAT-PMP port mapping
242- GTK:
243   + Fix Nokia 770 crash
244
2450.94 (2007/11/25)
246- All Platforms:
247   + Faster average download speeds
248   + Automatically ban peers that send us too many corrupt pieces
249   + Fix a crash that occurred if a peer sent us an incomplete message
250   + Fix portmapping crash
251   + Fix bug that left files open after their torrents were stopped
252   + Fix 0.93 file permissions bug
253   + Fix tracker redirect error
254   + Fix LTEP PEX bug
255
2560.93 (2007/11/12)
257- All Platforms:
258   + Fix "router death" bug that impaired internet connectivity
259   + Fix bug that could cause good peer connections to be lost
260   + Tweak request queue code to improve download speeds
261   + Better handling of very large files on 32bit systems
262   + Consume less battery power on laptops
263   + Fix minor IPC parsing error
264
2650.92 (2007/11/05)
266- All Platforms:
267   + Fix 0.90 data corruption bugs
268   + Fix 0.90 possible delay when quitting
269   + Fix 0.90 small memory leaks
270- OS X:
271   + Leopard: Fix bug with typing values in Inspector->Options
272   + Leopard: Fix bug with toggling Minimal View
273- GTK:
274   + Better support for large files on some Linux systems
275   + Fix localization error in torrent inspector's dates
276
2770.91 (2007/10/28)
278- All Platforms:
279   + Fix 0.90 speed limits
280   + Fix 0.90 problems announcing to some trackers
281   + Fix 0.90 socket connection leak
282   + Fix 0.90 IPC crash
283   + Fix 0.90 cache bug that could cause "verify local files" to fail
284   + Fix 0.90 build errors on OpenBSD and on older C compilers
285- OS X:
286   + Fix a crash caused by custom sound files
287   + Add Dutch localization, re-add Russian localization, fix Korean localization
288- GTK:
289   + Fix 0.90 packaging errors
290   + Fix 0.90 crash-on-start with assertion failure: "destination != (void*)0"
291
2920.90 (2007/10/23)
293- All Platforms:
294   + Encryption support, with option to ignore unencrypted peers
295   + Only report downloaded, verified good pieces in tracker `download' field
296   + Improved compliance with BitTorrent spec
297   + MSE Tracker Extension support
298   + Significant rewrite of the libtransmission back-end
299- OS X:
300   + Per-torrent action menu
301   + Redesigned inspector with additional statistics and ability to be resized vertically in Peers and Files tabs
302   + Redesigned message log
303   + Optimizations to decrease memory usage
304   + Sort and filter by tracker
305   + Icon enhanced to support size of 512 x 512
306   + Various smaller interface additions and improvements
307- GTK:
308   + Various interface improvements
309   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
310
3110.82 (2007/09/09)
312- All Platforms:
313   + Fixed bug that could limit transfer speeds
314   + Fixed bug that corrupted torrents > 4 GB
315   + Fixed bug that could allow bad peers to send too many pieces
316   + For peers supporting both Azureus' and LibTorrent's extensions, allow negotiation to decide which to use
317   +  Other minor fixes
318
3190.81 (2007/08/22)
320- All Platforms:
321   + Fix 0.80 assertion crashes
322   + Fix a bug that miscounted how many peers Transmission wants connected
323   + Clarify misleading error messages
324   + Fix memory leaks
325- OS X:
326   + Multiple fixes to creating torrents and adding new torrents
327   + Updated Russian and Spanish translations
328- GTK:
329   + Updated Dutch, Portuguese, French, and Slovakian translations
330- CLI:
331   + Better support for cli-driven torrent creation
332   + Fix a bug that misparsed command-line arguments
333
3340.80 (2007/08/07)
335 - Ability to selectively download and prioritize files
336 - Torrent file creation
337 - Speed and CPU load improvements
338 - Fix to UPnP
339 - Rechecking torrents is now done one-at-a-time to avoid heavy disk load
340 - Better rechecking of torrents that have many files
341 - Many miscellaneous improvements and bugfixes
342 - Partial licensing change -- see the LICENSE file for details
343 - OS X:
344   + Overlay when dragging torrent files, URLs, and data files onto window
345   + Ability to set an amount of time to consider a transfer stalled
346   + More progress bar colors
347   + Various smaller interface improvements
348   + Italian, Korean, and Russian translations
349 - GTK:
350   + Added Torrent Inspector dialog
351   + Added Update Tracker button
352   + Various smaller interface improvements
353
3540.72 (2007/04/30)
355 - Reset download/upload amounts when sending "started"
356 - Fix rare XML parsing bug
357
3580.71 (2007/04/23)
359 - Send port info when sending requests
360 - Calculate ratio differently when seeding without ever downloading
361 - Add additional error messages and debug info
362 - Improved UPnP support
363 - OS X:
364   + Fix error when using default incomplete folder
365   + Disable the stop ratio once it is reached (while seeding)
366   + Small interface adjustments
367
3680.70 (2007/04/18)
369 - New icon
370 - Automatic port mapping (NAT-PMP and UPnP IGD)
371 - Peer exchange (PEX) compatible with Azureus and uTorrent
372 - Multitracker support
373 - Better handling of tracker announce interval
374 - Fixes bug where absurdly huge upload/download totals could be sent
375 - Automatic tracker scraping
376 - Cache connected peers
377 - Many miscellaneous bugfixes and small improvements
378 - OS X:
379   + Requires 10.4 Tiger or newer
380   + Download and seeding queues that can be user-ordered
381   + Speed Limit: Second set of bandwidth limits that can be toggled or
382     scheduled
383   + Individual torrent bandwidth limits
384   + Separate complete and incomplete download folders
385   + Filter and search bar
386   + Expanded Inspector with many additional views and stats
387   + Fragment status view in Inspector shows downloaded or availability
388   + Watch folder to auto add torrent files
389   + Auto resizing of the main window
390   + Minimal view to take up less space
391   + Seeding bar shows progress in finishing seeding
392   + Sounds when downloading and seeding complete
393   + Warnings for directory unavailable and not enough space
394   + Message log window
395   + New toolbar icons
396   + Built-in help files
397   + French, Spanish, German, and Greek translations
398 - GTK+:
399   + Adds Spanish, Polish, Russian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Swedish, and
400     Finnish translations
401   + Message window
402   + Better window manager integration
403   + Add file view to properties dialog
404
4050.6.1 (2006/06/25)
406 - OS X:
407   + Fixes a bug in the updater that could cause repeated hits to the
408     appcast
409 - GTK+:
410   + Fixes drag-and-drop
411   + Adds Italian and French translations
412
4130.6 (2006/06/21)
414 - Ability to limit download rate
415 - Automatic banning of peers who send bad data
416 - Can keep a copy of the torrent file so the original can be deleted
417 - Many bugfixes
418 - OS X:
419   + Reworked interface
420   + Rate limits can be changed directly from the main window
421   + Ability to automatically stop seeding at a given ratio
422   + Allows sorting of the tranfers list
423   + Extended Info Inspector
424   + Automatic updating with Sparkle
425 - GTK+:
426   + Add torrents via command line. If Transmission is already running,
427       add them to running copy
428   + Improved long filename handling
429
4300.5 (2006/02/11)
431 - Only uses one port for all torrents
432 - Rewritten choking algorithm
433 - Remembers download and upload sizes from one launch to another
434 - New GTK+ interface
435 - New BeOS interface
436 - OS X: Dock badging
437 - OS X: Shows the file icon in the list
438 - OS X: Shows ratio once download is completed
439 - OS X: Automatic check for update
440 - OS X: Fixes a display bug on Intel Macs
441
4420.4 (2005/11/18)
443 - Uses less CPU downloading torrents with many pieces
444 - The UI could freeze when the hard drive was having a hard time - fixed
445 - Fixes for difficult trackers, which require a 'key' parameter or a
446     User Agent field
447 - OS X: Cleaner look, unified toolbar
448 - OS X: Added a document icon for torrent files
449 - OS X: Added a Pause/Resume button for each torrent, and a
450    "Reveal in Finder" button
451 - OS X: Added a contextual menu
452 - OS X: Sometimes torrents kept "Stopping..." forever - fixed
453 - OS X: Several minor improvements or fixes: allows column reordering,
454    fixed resizing on Panther, remember the position of the window,
455    fixed display of Unicode filenames, added menubar items and
456    keyboard shortcuts, made the simple progress bar switch to green
457    when seeding
458
4590.3 (2005/10/19)
460 - Fixed "Sometimes sends incorrect messages and looses peers"
461 - Fixed "Crashes with many torrents or torrents with many files"
462 - Enhancements in the "End game" mode
463 - Is nicer to the trackers
464 - Asks for the rarest pieces first
465 - OS X: Universal binary for PPC and x86
466 - OS X: Fixed "Progress increases every time I pause then resume"
467 - OS X: Fixed "Sometimes crashes at exit"
468 - OS X: Cleaner icon
469 - OS X: Show all sizes in human readable form
470 - OS X: Keep downloading in the background when the window is closed
471 - Miscellaneous bugfixes and internal enhancements
472
4730.2 (2005/09/22)
474 - Bugfixes
475 - OS X: Users can now choose where the downloads are sent
476
4770.1 (2005/09/15)
478 - First version
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