ANNOUNCE: parole 0.9.0 released

Sean Davis smd.seandavis at
Sat Feb 11 20:31:06 CET 2017

parole 0.9.0 is now available for download from

What is parole?

Parole is a modern simple media player based on the GStreamer framework
and written to fit well in the Xfce desktop.


Release notes for 0.9.0
This is the first development release in the 0.9.x series leading
towards 1.0.0.
- New "mini mode", toggled by right click in content area
- New play and replay icons, now actionable on click
- Replace most deprecated calls (except for GtkStatusIcon)
- Reenable double-buffering for X11 video
- Set the window title and artwork to the filename when no ID3 tags are
- Support loading plugins by basename (
- Update desktop file and appstream XML to reverse DNS format
- Translation Updates: Asturian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (China),
Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Hebrew,
Hungarian, Icelandic, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Lithuanian, Norwegian
Bokmal, Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, Slovak, Spanish,
Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian

Theme developers take note! This release drops the background color
styles for the controls. Tweak your "osd" class accordingly!

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