AMD’s monthly driver release schedule is on track and have released a what is new list for their Catalyst 10.4 drivers.
There are some new features for Windows users as well that are not gaming related:
ATI Catalyst – Video enhancements
* H.264 Level 5.1 support
o ATI Catalyst can now playback 5.1 level streams on all support players
o Allows for playback of high resolutions (4Kx2K)
AMD video transcoding updates
* This release of ATI Catalyst provides enhanced support for the Windows 7 Drag and Drop video converter
o Performance improvements
o New formats supported (H.264 file formats – MTS, WTV, and WMV9 Complex profile interlaced content)
o ATI Catalyst Control Center™ option for enabling/disabling GPU acceleration
* Support for the ATI Video converter is now available in the advanced view of the ATI Catalyst Control Center
There is a release of the Ubuntu 10.04 release Linux driver too.
For more information see the release notes here.
Or download the driver here.