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1NEWS file for Transmission <http://www.transmissionbt.com/>
2
31.0 (2008/mm/dd)
4http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.40
5- Mac
6   + Sparkle updated to 1.5
7
81.33 (2008/08/xx)
9http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.33
10- All Platforms
11   + Fix crash from malicious torrent files with a piece size of zero
12   + When creating new torrent files, change behavior that caused
13     "Multi tracker torrents are not allowed" warning on one tracker
14   + Fix memory error when reading KTorrent's PEX messages
15   + Fix small memory leaks
16- Mac
17   + Rephrase "data not fully available" to "remaining time unknown"
18- Daemon
19   + Fix crash when adding nonexistent torrents via transmission-remote
20- GTK+
21   + Fix crash from malicious torrent files with large creator fields
22   + Fix error where some torrents opened via a web browser didn't appear
23
241.32 (2008/08/08)
25http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.32
26- All Platforms
27   + Fix bug introduced in 1.30 that caused poor tracker communication
28   + Creating torrent files for files >= 2 GB will result in 2 MB pieces
29- Mac
30   + Fix bug where the proxy type was changed from SOCKS5 to SOCKS4 on launch
31
321.31 (2008/08/06)
33http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.31
34- All Platforms
35   + Fix a crash caused by certain torrent files
36
371.30 (2008/08/05)
38http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.30
39- All Platforms
40   + The "Clutch" web interface is now bundled with Transmission (as a beta)
41   + Ability to add and remove tracker addresses
42   + Ability to create torrent files with multiple tracker addresses
43   + Added support for HTTP/FTP Seeding (GetRight style)
44   + Added proxy support for communicating with trackers
45   + Allow torrent creation with no tracker address (required by some trackers)
46   + New JSON-RPC protocol for clients to interact with the backend
47- Daemon
48   + transmission-daemon and transmission-remote were rewritten from scratch
49   + remote and daemon now support per-file priority & download flag settings
50- Mac
51   + Quick Look integration in the main window and inspector's file tab
52   + Transfers can be dragged to different groups
53   + Option to only show the add window when manually adding transfers
54   + Status strings are toggled from the action button (they are no longer clickable)
55   + Colors in pieces bar and pieces box more accurately reflect their corresponding values
56   + The port checker now uses our own portcheck.transmissionbt.com
57   + Turkish localization
58- GTK+
59   + Add options to inhibit hibernation and to toggle the tray icon
60   + Lots of small bug fixes and usability improvements
61   + Dozens of updated translations
62
631.22 (2008/06/13)
64http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.22
65- All Platforms
66  + Fix two separate BitTorrent unchoke bugs that could affect performance
67  + Transmission now builds correctly on Sun Studio
68  + Minor man page fixes
69- Mac
70  + Fix bug where "Program Started" in the Statistics window would sometimes display as 0
71- GTK+
72  + Fix crash when quitting while the stats window is still up
73  + Added Latvian, Malayalam, Serbian, and Telugu translations
74  + Updated Czech, Spanish, Romanian, Russian, Dutch, Polish, Italian,
75    Portuguese, Catalan, Danish, German, Swedish, Traditional Chinese,
76    Finnish, and Chinese (simplified) translations
77- CLI:
78  + Fix scraping torrents with the -s command-line argument
79
801.21 (2008/05/21)
81http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.21
82- All Platforms
83   + Fix rare crash-on-startup bug
84   + Handle corrupt announce URLs in torrent files more gracefully
85   + Fix minor memory leak when closing torrents
86- Mac
87   + Fix visual glitch with the pieces bar
88   + Italian localization included
89- GTK+
90   + Updated Catalan, Danish, German, Spanish, Finnish, Hebrew, Italian, Dutch,
91     Polish, Romanian, Thai, Turkish, and Traditional Chinese translations
92
931.20 (2008/05/09)
94http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.20
95- All Platforms
96   + Support https tracker connections
97   + IP blocking using the Bluetack Level1 blocklist
98   + Better support of multitracker torrents
99   + Faster UPnP port mapping on startup
100   + Ability to reset global statistics
101   + Various bugfixes
102- Mac
103   + Display of decimal numbers matches system international settings
104   + Updated Dock badge images
105- GTK+
106   + Inhibit hibernation when downloading
107   + Use XDG basedir spec for configuration files
108   + Various bug fixes and usability improvements
109   + Vastly improved translations thanks to the Ubuntu translation team
110
1111.11 (2008/04/04)
112- Mac
113   + Fix scrape address visual glitch with the tracker inspector tab
114   + Only make the progress status string clickable on multi-file torrents
115   + Traditional Chinese localization, updated Russian localization
116- GTK+
117   + Fix a couple of minor display issues
118
1191.10 (2008/03/28)
120- All Platforms
121   + Stop torrents when downloading and the disk becomes full
122   + Removing a torrent also removes it from the cache
123   + Smaller memory footprint per-torrent and per-peer
124   + Various backend bugfixes & improvements
125- Mac
126   + Window when adding torrents to select files and other settings
127   + Leopard: Collapsable group dividers
128   + Use the file icon as the per-torrent action button
129   + Tracker tab in the inspector
130   + Message log specifies the torrent/activity the message relates to
131   + Updated images in the inspector
132   + Optional display of remaining time while seeding in Minimal View
133   + Improved accuracy for displaying the remaining disk space warning
134- GTK+
135   + Window for selecting files & priorities when opening torrents
136   + Display a system tray popup when a torrent finishes downloading
137   + Watch folder for auto-adding torrents
138   + Improved preferences dialog and message log window
139   + Tracker tab in the Details window
140   + Dozens of usability, Gnome HIG, and i18n improvements
141   + Support KDE button ordering
142   + Option to delete a torrent and its downloaded files
143- Daemon
144   + Ability to force a "Verify Local Data" for a torrent
145
1461.06 (2008/02/26)
147- All Platforms:
148   + Improvements and bugfixes to "Verify Local Data"
149   + Use less CPU
150   + Fix support for multitracker torrents
151   + Updated UPnP code to miniupnpc-1.0
152   + Fix two shutdown memory errors
153- GTK+
154   + Fix small memory leak
155   + GUI error when verifying local data
156- CLI:
157   + Torrent creation error on non-absolute pathnames
158
1591.05 (2008/02/08)
160- All Platforms:
161   + Fix 1.04 crash when parsing bencoded data
162   + Packaging improvements
163- Mac
164   + Fix bug remembering reordered groups
165- GTK+
166   + Fix glitch that occurred when specifying which files to download
167   + Fix "Sort by Progress"
168   + Various interface and HIG improvements
169   + Updated Swedish, Italian translations
170- Daemon
171   + Fix "transmission-remote -x"
172   + Fix PEX enable/disable bug
173
1741.04 (2008/01/31)
175- All Platforms:
176   + Fix (potential) remote crash bug with extension protocol
177   + Fix bug when verifying a torrent and pressing `pause'
178
1791.03 (2008/01/29)
180- All Platforms:
181   + Fix bug setting maximum peer limits
182   + Fix overflow issue with very large torrents
183   + Fix LTEP handshake bug
184   + Fix handshake bug with mainline BitTorrent
185   + Fix bug when talking to lighttpd-based trackers
186- GTK+
187   + Various packaging, HiG, and interface improvements
188
1891.02 (2008/01/22)
190- All Platforms:
191   + Fix 1.00 bug that choked some models of routers
192   + Fix 1.00 crash in peer handshake
193   + Fix 1.00 bug that sometimes froze the app for a long time
194   + Minor improvements to the command-line client
195- GTK+
196   + Fix crash when removing a torrent while its details window is open
197   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
198   + I18N fixes
199   + Updated Dutch translation
200   + Various other interface additions and improvements
201
2021.01 (2008/01/11)
203- All Platforms:
204   + Fix 1.00 freezing issue
205   + Fix 1.00 assertion failure
206   + Improve initial connection speed
207   + Added connection throttle to avoid router overload
208   + Improve reconnection to peers with imperfect network connections
209   + Fix crashes on architectures that require strict alignment
210- OS X:
211   + Leopard: Double-click icon to reveal in Finder, progress string to toggle selected and total, and anywhere else to toggle the inspector
212   + Leopard: Better behavior with Time Machine
213   + Fix bugs with Clutch support
214- GTK+:
215   + New Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch, and Turkish translations
216   + Fix 1.00 desktop internationalization error
217
2181.00 (2008/01/04)
219- All Platforms:
220   + Port forwarding now performed by MiniUPnP and libnatpmp
221   + Ability to set global and per-torrent number of connections
222   + Option to prefer not using encryption
223   + Fix tracker connection error
224   + PEX is now configured globally
225   + Updated icon
226- OS X:
227   + Redesigned Leopard-like look
228   + Group labeling, filtering, and sorting
229   + Statistics window
230   + Pieces Bar (return of Advanced Bar)
231   + Display "not available" overlay on the regular bar
232   + Display remaining time for seeding transfers
233   + Sort by total activity
234   + Connectable from the Clutch web interface
235   + Leopard: Time Machine will ignore incomplete downloads
236   + Leopard: Fix bug where text fields would reject localized decimal values
237   + Leopard: Fix bug where bandwidth rates chosen from the action menu would not apply the first time
238- GTK+:
239   + Redesigned main window interface
240   + Minimal Mode for showing more torrents in less desktop space
241   + Torrent filtering
242   + Port forwarding tester in Preferences
243   + Statistics window
244   + Sort by total activity, progress, state, and tracker
245   + Various other interface additions and improvements
246- CLI:
247   + Restore `scrape' feature
248
2490.96 (2007/12/10)
250- All Platforms:
251   + Fix 0.95 data corruption error
252   + Fix 0.95 bug that broke UPnP
253- OS X:
254   + Fix bug where dragging non-torrent files over the main window could result in excessive memory usage
255
2560.95 (2007/12/04)
257- All Platforms:
258   + Fix router errors caused by sending too many tracker requests at once
259   + Fix bug that let speed-limited torrents upload too quickly
260   + Faster average upload speeds
261   + Faster connection to peers after starting a torrent
262   + Fix memory corruption error
263   + Disable SWIFT for ratio-based trackers
264- OS X:
265   + Leopard: Fix for NAT-PMP port mapping
266- GTK:
267   + Fix Nokia 770 crash
268
2690.94 (2007/11/25)
270- All Platforms:
271   + Faster average download speeds
272   + Automatically ban peers that send us too many corrupt pieces
273   + Fix a crash that occurred if a peer sent us an incomplete message
274   + Fix portmapping crash
275   + Fix bug that left files open after their torrents were stopped
276   + Fix 0.93 file permissions bug
277   + Fix tracker redirect error
278   + Fix LTEP PEX bug
279
2800.93 (2007/11/12)
281- All Platforms:
282   + Fix "router death" bug that impaired internet connectivity
283   + Fix bug that could cause good peer connections to be lost
284   + Tweak request queue code to improve download speeds
285   + Better handling of very large files on 32bit systems
286   + Consume less battery power on laptops
287   + Fix minor IPC parsing error
288
2890.92 (2007/11/05)
290- All Platforms:
291   + Fix 0.90 data corruption bugs
292   + Fix 0.90 possible delay when quitting
293   + Fix 0.90 small memory leaks
294- OS X:
295   + Leopard: Fix bug with typing values in Inspector->Options
296   + Leopard: Fix bug with toggling Minimal View
297- GTK:
298   + Better support for large files on some Linux systems
299   + Fix localization error in torrent inspector's dates
300
3010.91 (2007/10/28)
302- All Platforms:
303   + Fix 0.90 speed limits
304   + Fix 0.90 problems announcing to some trackers
305   + Fix 0.90 socket connection leak
306   + Fix 0.90 IPC crash
307   + Fix 0.90 cache bug that could cause "verify local files" to fail
308   + Fix 0.90 build errors on OpenBSD and on older C compilers
309- OS X:
310   + Fix a crash caused by custom sound files
311   + Add Dutch localization, re-add Russian localization, fix Korean localization
312- GTK:
313   + Fix 0.90 packaging errors
314   + Fix 0.90 crash-on-start with assertion failure: "destination != (void*)0"
315
3160.90 (2007/10/23)
317- All Platforms:
318   + Encryption support, with option to ignore unencrypted peers
319   + Only report downloaded, verified good pieces in tracker `download' field
320   + Improved compliance with BitTorrent spec
321   + MSE Tracker Extension support
322   + Significant rewrite of the libtransmission back-end
323- OS X:
324   + Per-torrent action menu
325   + Redesigned inspector with additional statistics and ability to be resized vertically in Peers and Files tabs
326   + Redesigned message log
327   + Optimizations to decrease memory usage
328   + Sort and filter by tracker
329   + Icon enhanced to support size of 512 x 512
330   + Various smaller interface additions and improvements
331- GTK:
332   + Various interface improvements
333   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
334
3350.82 (2007/09/09)
336- All Platforms:
337   + Fixed bug that could limit transfer speeds
338   + Fixed bug that corrupted torrents > 4 GB
339   + Fixed bug that could allow bad peers to send too many pieces
340   + For peers supporting both Azureus' and LibTorrent's extensions, allow negotiation to decide which to use
341   +  Other minor fixes
342
3430.81 (2007/08/22)
344- All Platforms:
345   + Fix 0.80 assertion crashes
346   + Fix a bug that miscounted how many peers Transmission wants connected
347   + Clarify misleading error messages
348   + Fix memory leaks
349- OS X:
350   + Multiple fixes to creating torrents and adding new torrents
351   + Updated Russian and Spanish translations
352- GTK:
353   + Updated Dutch, Portuguese, French, and Slovakian translations
354- CLI:
355   + Better support for cli-driven torrent creation
356   + Fix a bug that misparsed command-line arguments
357
3580.80 (2007/08/07)
359 - Ability to selectively download and prioritize files
360 - Torrent file creation
361 - Speed and CPU load improvements
362 - Fix to UPnP
363 - Rechecking torrents is now done one-at-a-time to avoid heavy disk load
364 - Better rechecking of torrents that have many files
365 - Many miscellaneous improvements and bugfixes
366 - Partial licensing change -- see the LICENSE file for details
367 - OS X:
368   + Overlay when dragging torrent files, URLs, and data files onto window
369   + Ability to set an amount of time to consider a transfer stalled
370   + More progress bar colors
371   + Various smaller interface improvements
372   + Italian, Korean, and Russian translations
373 - GTK:
374   + Added Torrent Inspector dialog
375   + Added Update Tracker button
376   + Various smaller interface improvements
377
3780.72 (2007/04/30)
379 - Reset download/upload amounts when sending "started"
380 - Fix rare XML parsing bug
381
3820.71 (2007/04/23)
383 - Send port info when sending requests
384 - Calculate ratio differently when seeding without ever downloading
385 - Add additional error messages and debug info
386 - Improved UPnP support
387 - OS X:
388   + Fix error when using default incomplete folder
389   + Disable the stop ratio once it is reached (while seeding)
390   + Small interface adjustments
391
3920.70 (2007/04/18)
393 - New icon
394 - Automatic port mapping (NAT-PMP and UPnP IGD)
395 - Peer exchange (PEX) compatible with Azureus and uTorrent
396 - Multitracker support
397 - Better handling of tracker announce interval
398 - Fixes bug where absurdly huge upload/download totals could be sent
399 - Automatic tracker scraping
400 - Cache connected peers
401 - Many miscellaneous bugfixes and small improvements
402 - OS X:
403   + Requires 10.4 Tiger or newer
404   + Download and seeding queues that can be user-ordered
405   + Speed Limit: Second set of bandwidth limits that can be toggled or
406     scheduled
407   + Individual torrent bandwidth limits
408   + Separate complete and incomplete download folders
409   + Filter and search bar
410   + Expanded Inspector with many additional views and stats
411   + Fragment status view in Inspector shows downloaded or availability
412   + Watch folder to auto add torrent files
413   + Auto resizing of the main window
414   + Minimal view to take up less space
415   + Seeding bar shows progress in finishing seeding
416   + Sounds when downloading and seeding complete
417   + Warnings for directory unavailable and not enough space
418   + Message log window
419   + New toolbar icons
420   + Built-in help files
421   + French, Spanish, German, and Greek translations
422 - GTK+:
423   + Adds Spanish, Polish, Russian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Swedish, and
424     Finnish translations
425   + Message window
426   + Better window manager integration
427   + Add file view to properties dialog
428
4290.6.1 (2006/06/25)
430 - OS X:
431   + Fixes a bug in the updater that could cause repeated hits to the
432     appcast
433 - GTK+:
434   + Fixes drag-and-drop
435   + Adds Italian and French translations
436
4370.6 (2006/06/21)
438 - Ability to limit download rate
439 - Automatic banning of peers who send bad data
440 - Can keep a copy of the torrent file so the original can be deleted
441 - Many bugfixes
442 - OS X:
443   + Reworked interface
444   + Rate limits can be changed directly from the main window
445   + Ability to automatically stop seeding at a given ratio
446   + Allows sorting of the tranfers list
447   + Extended Info Inspector
448   + Automatic updating with Sparkle
449 - GTK+:
450   + Add torrents via command line. If Transmission is already running,
451       add them to running copy
452   + Improved long filename handling
453
4540.5 (2006/02/11)
455 - Only uses one port for all torrents
456 - Rewritten choking algorithm
457 - Remembers download and upload sizes from one launch to another
458 - New GTK+ interface
459 - New BeOS interface
460 - OS X: Dock badging
461 - OS X: Shows the file icon in the list
462 - OS X: Shows ratio once download is completed
463 - OS X: Automatic check for update
464 - OS X: Fixes a display bug on Intel Macs
465
4660.4 (2005/11/18)
467 - Uses less CPU downloading torrents with many pieces
468 - The UI could freeze when the hard drive was having a hard time - fixed
469 - Fixes for difficult trackers, which require a 'key' parameter or a
470     User Agent field
471 - OS X: Cleaner look, unified toolbar
472 - OS X: Added a document icon for torrent files
473 - OS X: Added a Pause/Resume button for each torrent, and a
474    "Reveal in Finder" button
475 - OS X: Added a contextual menu
476 - OS X: Sometimes torrents kept "Stopping..." forever - fixed
477 - OS X: Several minor improvements or fixes: allows column reordering,
478    fixed resizing on Panther, remember the position of the window,
479    fixed display of Unicode filenames, added menubar items and
480    keyboard shortcuts, made the simple progress bar switch to green
481    when seeding
482
4830.3 (2005/10/19)
484 - Fixed "Sometimes sends incorrect messages and looses peers"
485 - Fixed "Crashes with many torrents or torrents with many files"
486 - Enhancements in the "End game" mode
487 - Is nicer to the trackers
488 - Asks for the rarest pieces first
489 - OS X: Universal binary for PPC and x86
490 - OS X: Fixed "Progress increases every time I pause then resume"
491 - OS X: Fixed "Sometimes crashes at exit"
492 - OS X: Cleaner icon
493 - OS X: Show all sizes in human readable form
494 - OS X: Keep downloading in the background when the window is closed
495 - Miscellaneous bugfixes and internal enhancements
496
4970.2 (2005/09/22)
498 - Bugfixes
499 - OS X: Users can now choose where the downloads are sent
500
5010.1 (2005/09/15)
502 - First version
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