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Streamlink 2.0.0

Release highlights:

  • BREAKING: dropped support for Python 2 and Python 3.5 (#3232, #3269)
  • BREAKING: updated the Python version of the Windows installer to 3.8 (#3330)
    Users of Windows 7 will need their system to be fully upgraded.
  • BREAKING: removed all deprecated CLI arguments (#3277, #3349)
    • --http-cookies, --http-headers, --http-query-params
    • --no-version-check
    • --rtmpdump-proxy
    • --cmdline, -c
    • --errorlog, -e
    • --errorlog-path
    • --btv-username, --btv-password
    • --crunchyroll-locale
    • --pixiv-username, --pixiv-password
    • --twitch-oauth-authenticate, --twitch-oauth-token, --twitch-cookie
    • --ustvnow-station-code
    • --youtube-api-key
  • BREAKING: replaced various subtitle muxing CLI arguments with --mux-subtitles (#3324)
    • --funimationnow-mux-subtitles
    • --pluzz-mux-subtitles
    • --rtve-mux-subtitles
    • --svtplay-mux-subtitles
    • --vimeo-mux-subtitles
  • BREAKING: sideloading faulty plugins will now raise an Exception (#3366)
  • BREAKING: changed trace logging timestamp format (#3273)
  • BREAKING/API: removed deprecated Session compat options (#3349)
  • BREAKING/API: removed deprecated custom Logger and LogRecord (#3273)
  • BREAKING/API: removed deprecated parameters from HLSStream.parse_variant_playlist (#3347)
  • BREAKING/API: removed plugin.api.support_plugin (#3398)
  • Added: new plugin for (#3363)
  • Added: support for HLS master playlist URLs to --stream-url / --json (#3300)
  • Added: --ffmpeg-fout for changing the output format of muxed streams (#2892)
  • Added: --ffmpeg-copyts and --ffmpeg-start-at-zero (#3404, #3413)
  • Added: --streann-url for iframe referencing (#3356)
  • Added: --niconico-timeshift-offset (#3425)
  • Fixed: duplicate stream names in DASH inputs (#3410)
  • Fixed: youtube live playback (#3268, #3372, #3428)
  • Fixed: --twitch-disable-reruns (#3375)
  • Fixed: various plugins issues (see detailed changelog down below)
  • Changed: {filename} variable in --player-args / -a to {playerinput} and made both optional (#3313)
  • Changed: and fixed streamlinkrc config file in the Windows installer (#3350)
  • Changed: MPV's automated --title argument to --force-media-title (#3405)
  • Changed: HTML documentation theme to furo (#3335)
  • Removed: plugins for skai, kingkong, ellobo, trt/trtspor, tamago, streamme, metube, cubetv, willax


See the detailed installation instructions on Streamlink's website.

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Billy2011 <> (2): fix live playback (#3268)
      stream.ffmpegmux: add --ffmpeg-copyts option (#3404)

Forrest Alvarez <> (1):
      Update author email to shared email

Hunter Peavey <> (1):
      docs: update wtwitch in thirdparty list (#3286)

Ian Cameron <> (9):
      plugins.skai: plugin removal
      plugins.kingkong: plugin removal
      plugins.cnews: fix video ID search, add schema
      plugins.ellobo: plugin removal
      plugins.nbcnews: fix video ID search, add schemas
      plugins.bfmtv: fix ID & embed re, use Dailymotion
      plugins.filmon: mitigate for non-JSON data response
      plugins.schoolism: fix and test for colon in title (#3421)
      plugins.dogan: fix/update

Jon Bergli Heier <> (1):
      plugins.nrk: fix/rewrite plugin (#3318)

Mark Ignacio <> (1):
      plugins.NicoLive: add --niconico-timeshift-offset option (#3425)

Martin Buck <> (1):
      plugins.zdf_mediathek: also support 3sat mediathek

Sean Greenslade <> (1):
      plugins.picarto: explicitly detect and fail on private streams (#3278)

Sebastian Meyer <> (2):
      chore: drop support for Python 3.5 (#3269)
      ci.github: run lint step before test step (#3294)

Seonjae Hyeon <> (1):
      plugins.vlive: fix URL regex and plugin (#3315)

azizLIGHT <> (1):
      docs: fix mpv property-list link in --title description (#3342)

back-to <> (26):
      plugins.facebook: remove User-Agent (#3272)
      plugins.trt/trtspor: remove plugins
      plugin.api.useragents: update User-Agent
      plugins: remove FIREFOX User-Agent imports
      plugins.abweb: fixed login issues
      plugins.huya: use FLV stream with multiple mirrors
      plugin.api.useragents: update User-Agent's
      plugins.tamago: removed dead plugin
      plugins.streamme: removed dead plugin
      plugins.metube: removed dead plugin
      plugins.cubetv: removed dead plugin
      cli.utils: remove file, use streamlink.utils import
      plugins.willax: removed plugin, they use streann
      plugins.streann: allow different source URLs
      plugins.pixiv: set headers for stream data, fixed login issue
      plugins.pluto: new plugin for (#3363)
      plugins.twitch: fix ads
      plugins.twitch: fix --twitch-disable-reruns quickfix for "/live" URL
      plugins.pluto: ignore invalid channels
      stream.dash: allow '_alt' streams with the same resolution (#3410)
      plugins.afreeca: update '_get_channel_info' with 'bno', plugin cleanup (#3408)
      plugins.plugin: use the same cls.logger 'plugins'
      stream.ffmpegmux: disable -start_at_zero for -copyts as default (#3413)
      plugin.api.useragents: update User-Agent Fix 'ytInitialData' for channel pages

bastimeyer <> (71):
      chore: drop support for Python 2
      chore: remove is_py{2,3} compat checks
      chore: remove compat imports of builtins
      chore: remove streamlink.utils.encoding
      chore: remove simple aliased compat imports
      chore: remove compat imports of removed py2 deps
      chore: remove compat import of html module
      chore: remove compat imports of urllib and queue
      chore: remove remaining inspect compat import
      chore: remove unneeded __future__ imports
      chore: remove file encoding header comments
      chore: remove compat imports from tests
      logger: replace self.logger calls in plugins
      logger: format all log messages directly
      logger: remove deprecated compat logger
      logger: refactor StringFormatter
      chore: remove old LIVESTREAMER_VERSION constant
      chore: remove deprecated CLI arguments
      flake8: add import-order linting config
      plugins.twitch: player_type access token parameter
      ci.github: install latest version of pynsist
      chore: implicit py3 super() calls
      chore: remove u-strings
      ci.github: set ubuntu to 20.04 and python to 3.9
      cli: optional player-args input variable
      cli: add support for stream manifest URL output
      installer: upgrade to Python 3.9.0
      installer: switch back to latest pynsist release
      installer: downgrade to python 3.8
      docs: add note about supported Windows versions
      docs: add autosectionlabel Sphinx extension
      docs: fix most http links
      plugin: implement global plugin arguments
      plugins: turn mux-subtitles into a global argument
      plugins.twitch: remove player_type parameter
      plugins.twitch: move access_token request to GQL
      chore: remove HLS variant playlist compat params
      chore: remove old rtmpdump/subprocess CLI args
      installer: fix + rewrite streamlinkrc config file
      stream.ffmpegmux: only close FFMPEGMuxer once
      chore: add dev version checkbox to issue templates
      chore: inherit from object implicitly
      chore: set literals and dict comprehensions
      chore: use yield from where possible
      chore: replace old errors classes with OSError
      chore: drop python six compat stuff
      chore: fix deprecated logging.Logger.warn calls
      docs: fix CLI page
      docs: split CLI args in HTML output into rows
      session: replace usage of deprecated imp module
      docs: add warning to plugin sideloading section
      refactor: test_session, move testplugin files
      plugin.api: remove support_plugin
      tests: fix test_cmdline{,_title}
      chore: add issue template config with more links
      docs: switch theme to furo, bump sphinx to >=3.0
      docs: remove custom sphinx_rtd_theme_violet
      tools: update editorconfig for docs theme files
      docs: add index page to toctree
      docs: add custom stylesheet and customize sidebar
      docs: change/fix fonts, brand colors and spacings
      docs: add version warning message
      docs: fix applications and donate pages
      cli: move plugin args into their own args group
      docs: fix scrollbar issues in both sidebars
      docs: add favicons and PWA manifest
      cli.output: replace MPV player title parameter
      stream.hls: merge hls_filtered with hls
      cli: move --stream-url to different args group
      cache: catch OverflowError in set()
      docs: fix link in readme

beardypig <> (6):
      tests: fix log tests when run on a system with a non-UTC timezone
      chore: use new py3 yield from syntax
      chore: sort imports, fix a dependency cycle and use absolute imports
      tests: validate all plugins' global arguments
      plugins.mitele: update plugin to support new website APIs (#3338)
      stream.ffmpegmux: Add support for specifying output file format and audio sync option (#2892)

enilfodne <> (1):
      plugins.cdnbg: simplify and fix iframes without schema

smallbomb <> (1):
      plugins: fix url (#3394)
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