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On Decemeber 30, 2016 a new official release, 126.96.36.1998a was released. The beta program will resume next week. Happy New Year to everyone and thank you for wonderful feedback!
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TVSuite V5 - 188.8.131.526 (Released 2016-10-10)
[Enhancement] Ad-Detective, add button to load or save Ad-Detective parameters.
[Enhancement] Captions: (VRDPro) Support converting EIA_608 captions in an MP4 to user data.
[Change] H.264: Aspect ratio could be off due to SAR rounding error.
[Change] H.264: Improperly encoded SAR setting with aspect ratio of 0:0 causes H.264 encoder validation error when doing a cut.
[Change] TS Output: Rolled back the improved buffer management from build 745 if not outputting null packet. Speeds up VLC opens.
[Fix] Batch: Ad-Detective will honor interactive vs output based Ad-Detective option.
[Fix] GUI: If YUV acceleration is off, 1912x1070 video would crash during RGB conversion.
[Fix] GXF/LXF: (VRDPro) Intermittent seeking issues with GXF/LXF files.
[Fix] H.264 files: Sync issue when a large GOP starts with IDR and rest of GOP are I-Frames that aren't used as references.
[Fix] Joiner: Output not clearing output complete dialog resulting in statistics showing from previous joins.
[Fix] MPEG2 navigation: Fixed rare problem with frame accurate navigation of transport stream (and Tivo TS) files.
[Fix] Output: If profile is "Match source" and source is not MPEG2 or H.264, would error, now recodes to H.264.
TVSuite V5 - 184.108.40.2065 (Released 2016-09-15)
[Enhancement] Ad-Detect: Added option for long silent audio (<-65 dBFS) to be flagged as an advert.
[Enhancement] Ad-Detect: Option to use the audio channel count as part of the ad-detection algorithm.
[Enhancement] Add option to turn on Plot Mask by default
[Enhancement] Audio stream selection: Added language code to Tools>Select Stream>Audio
[Enhancement] Output complete: Add actual output duration, output file size, and number of scenes
[Enhancement] Output profile: Added "Primary audio" selection in advanced audio profile so user doesn't need to know a specific stream number.
[Enhancement] Title dialog: Moved title fade duration to main dialog rather than use separate dialog invoked by a non-obvious menu option.
[Enhancement] Use longest file for metadata on all files types, not just MCE
[Enhancement] Video display: Detect if source video is rotated and display correctly (MP4 files).
[Enhancement] Ability to save each scene to a separate output file.
[Change] GUI: If drag/drop multiple files, the combine / join / dvd dialog can be hidden by windows from other applications.
[Change] Joiner: New option in joiner edit dialog to clear the joiner list after a joiner save.
[Change] MP4 output: If source is PCM and audio is "Automatic", auto recode to AAC. For PCM set codec to PCM or mux format to MOV
[Change] MP4: Detect rotation metadata value, and load into video stream parameters. Report in Tools>Show Program Info.
[Change] MPEG2 output: MaxGop without header bit rate change would set header bit rate to 10 Mbps unless TS. Now checks for PS or DVD
[Change] Output profile: Add new option to rotation setting to auto rotate so that output video is upright.
[Change] Output profile: Intelligent recode, Bit rate presets, added 4K average and max bit rate. 1080 labeled now as both 1080i/p.
[Change] Output profile: Move "Convert all I-frames to GOPs" from Advanced>Program stream to MPEG2 stream.
[Change] Output profile: Move "Dropframe timecode in GOPs" from Advanced Program Stream to MPEG2 Stream.
[Change] Output profile: Move "Set header to video bitrate" from Advanced > program stream options to MPEG-2 stream options
[Fix] Ad-detective scan: New Ad-detective now process entire file and replaces any existing cuts / scenes.
[Fix] Audio: PCM audio ingest sampling rates currently limited to 96K, 48K, 44.1K, 32K. Added ingest support for 24K, 22.5K, 11.025K
[Fix] Avermedia: Not detecting the faulty AverMedia encoding in AVI files resulting in wrong frame rate.
[Fix] COM: Loading a file via COM with QSF flag set would always return "false" even if file was loaded.
[Fix] H.264 output: Fixed buffer timing for H.264 streams with HRD bit_rate_value
[Fix] H.264 output: Pixelation when cutting on an I-frame when file contains both I and IDR frames.
[Fix] H.264: Unable to open file smart edited by VRD using IDR cut if the SEI precedes the SPS in the original file.
[Fix] IFO file open via drag: Opening a DVD file via file open gives an incorrect error message.
[Fix] Joiner: Joiner>Create video from joiner list, will now only be enabled if there's an actual video project in the joiner list.
[Fix] MP4/MKV: Correctly handle videos that start with negative PTS values.
[Fix] MP4: Audio detect rotated videos, display the video upright and auto transcode to upright on output unless intelligent to mp4.
[Fix] MPEG2 Output:Encoding MPEG2 to 4K would crash, now limits to 1920x1080.
[Fix] Output profile: If target file size is 0, default to minimum settings, 1 Mbps for MPEG-2 and 0.5 Mbps for all other codecs
[Fix] Output profile: If using Intelligent mode "quality factor" and source isn't MPEG2 or H.264 auto switch to bit rate mode.
[Fix] Output profiles: Progressive sequence flag not being set when converting 1080i to 720p with BOB deinterlacer.
[Fix] TS Muxing: H.264 TS muxing, improve calculation for the VBV site so that it uses both profile and level.
[Fix] TS Muxing: Improve initial PCR value and properly set the max duration allowed in the ES (decode) buffer.
[Fix] WTV files: Fall back to ffMpeg reader for WTV files that won't open with our standard reader.
TVSuite V5 - 220.127.116.113 (Released 2016-06-02)
[Enhancement] Check for HE in AAC frames with ADTS
[Enhancement] GUI: New Tools> UI Style editor, to change the skin colors and fonts on the main screen.
[Enhancement] Install wizard: New install wizard starting with build 742.
[Change] GUI: User's used to Ctrl+Q to select stream didn't realize that it's been changed to a menu option, issue informative warning.
[Change] IFO open: Changed way we stored stored "Auto QSF" parameter in the registry. (Internal fix).
[Change] Licensing: False positive for license violation on a couple German systems. Fixed in 740d. More fixes in 742.
[Change] MPEG2 Output: (VRDPro) when recoding HD CBR at low bit rates, too large a VBV would trigger ffMpeg to switch to VBR.
[Change] MPEG2 output: (VRDPro) Profile setting to insure that all frames have user data captions.
[Change] TS Muxing: Teletext frames can overflow the packet buffer when video is removed but teletext data isn't.
[Fix] Convert ANC captions to user data: (VRDPro) Doesn't work when source and output codecs are different.
[Fix] DVD Options: Removed hidden option "Direct to VIDEO_TS" from output folder on the Tools>Options>DVD.
[Fix] GUI: Buttons on main screen have no text when font set to MS Sans Serif
[Fix] GUI: Fine Tune Slider not working properly
[Fix] KeySearch database: (Private) Can't have single quotes in the inactive reason. Didn't check comments, might be there too.
[Fix] MKV file: Sporadic crash when opening some MKV files[Fix] MP4/MKV output: Last subtitle being output could cause a crash.
[Fix] MP4/MKV: Application crash if s+T>O # 54, Frames to check for variable frame rate non-zero.
[Fix] MPEG2 Output; Might throw an exception / failure if first GOP is closed and only has less than 3 frames.
[Fix] TS Muxing: H.264 TS muxing could fail is SPS VBV size is less than 500,000 bytes.
[Fix] TS Muxing: H.264 TS muxing would fail is SPS has VUI parameters, but the HRD block is empty.
[Fix] Time code entry: Allow ";" between seconds and frames, i.e. hh:mm:ss;ff.
[Fix] Title editor: Inconsistent 4K support & fonts too small. Fonts sizes will now auto scale at HD and 4K sizes.
TVSuite V5 - 18.104.22.1680 (Released 2015-12-19)
[Fix] DV: Field order incorrect when reading SD DV files.
[Fix] Preview mode: MPEG2 audio might not play in preview, if there are more than 1 audio stream. Broken in 738/739.
[Fix] SMPTE-302M: (VRDPro) Channel 2 was not being output correctly when encoding at 16 bits.
TVSuite V5 - 22.214.171.1249 (Released 2015-11-09)
[Enhancement] Batch: Add a Tools>Options>Batch option to terminate batch when the queue is empty for xx minutes.
[Enhancement] Batch: New option when adding a file from within batch: "Match source format" (SAS) to let VRD choose the output profile.
[Enhancement] Batch: New pencil icon allows editing of output folder and profile of a previously queued batch item.
[Enhancement] GUI: Charm bar can be customized using T>O>Charms. Additional charms available, charm text can be customized.
[Change] Batch: Add option to batch to run VRD visible rather than silent. Will be a big help for debugging.
[Change] Crop/Resize: Change the default border value from x000000 to x101010 (studio black).
[Change] DVD burning: Add option to Tools>Options>DVD to search for DVD on A and B drive letters.
[Change] MPEG2: When recoding, change the default max VBV buffer size to 9.7 Mbps for 4:2:0 and 12.2 Mbps for 4:2:2
[Change] Output profile: Expand manual gain reduction from -32 db to -96 db in the profile so that a track can be silent.
[Change] Output profiles: Changed output profile frame rate selection. Removed "SD", added "Automatic".
[Fix] EAC3: Audio decoder could cause a buffer overflow when playing files with EAC3 audio.
[Fix] Batch: Automatic sort by date in batch not working
[Fix] ES muxing: Dragging an MPEG-2 ES stream would throw an error rather than launching the ES muxer.
[Fix] H.264: Problems opening an AVI x.264 file with Annex B start codes if it starts with a large SEI created by the X.264 encoder.
[Fix] MPEG2: Preview mode crashes. (Broke in 738)
[Fix] PS muxer: Rare buffer overflow when creating an MPEG-2 program stream.
[Fix] Quick Sync: 1080i converted to 720p with the QuickSync encoder was not being correctly flagged as progressive.
[Fix] TS Muxing: Tightened up muxing parameters for MPEG2 720p file to create more compliant muxes.
[Fix] TS Muxing: Updating an MPEG2 bit rate in the sequence header wasn't correctly updating the exit rate of the video mux buffer.
[Enhancement] GUI: (VRDPro) In the advanced audio mixing dialog. Double clicking on a process or output stream selects and edits it.
[Enhancement] MXF reader: (VRDPro) Correctly handle MXF files where initial DTS is negative.
[Enhancement] Audio meters now functional.
[Change] SMPTE-302M: (VRDPro) Added framing bit to mark beginning of each 192 sample frame.
[Fix] SMPTE-302M: (VRDPro) Fixed TS muxer bit rates to create more compliant 302M muxes.
TVSuite V5 - 126.96.36.1998 (Released 2015-11-09)
[Enhancement] GUI: Tools>Options>Startup, new option to change the name and location of the custom output profiles file.
[Enhancement] DV Video: (VRDPro) new DV trimming option to trim DV segments.
[Enhancement] GUI: (VRDPro) VRDPro only options consolidated into single category on Tools>Options.
[Change] Crop/Resize: Changed internal logic for automatic pillar/letter boxing on aspect ratio change.
[Fix] Output: Primary audio stream not in output, if user unchecked "allow multiple audio streams" (broke 737)
[Fix] H.264: Unable to open SmartyCam files. Files use pic ordering type 2, but don't have IDR frames, only I-frames.
[Fix] MKV: File wouldn't open if container time stamp corrupt. This prevented QSF.
[Fix] DVD authoring: Would force a video recode on 29.97fps video
[Fix] GUI: Audio wave form not displayed
[Fix] Audio output: Output could hang if normalizing and changing the number of audio channels.
[Fix] GUI: (private) Print reason why activation check failed.
[Fix] MPEG2: Cuts in very low bit rate files could create macroblocked images. Minimum encoding bit rate not being honoured.
[Fix] Output: (VRDPro) When recoding to 720x608, we were automatically adding VBI signal. Remove, only do so if recoding to 720x512.
[Fix] Output: Output could rarely include an extra frame in cut mode due to round off error when converting cuts to scenes.
TVSuite V5 - 188.8.131.527 (Released 2015-10-02)
[Change] TS Output: If "Use PIDs from source file" is Yes, then copy AC3 and DVB component tags from source PMT.
[Fix] GUI: Batch "Add files to batch queue" profile drop down list only showing single item and missing icons (Broke in 736)
TVSuite V5 - 184.108.40.2066 ( Released 2015-09-28 )
[Enhancement] Audio stream selection: Removed Tools>Select stream. Audio stream now selected directly from Tools menu, doesn't re-open file.
[Enhancement] DV Video: (VRDPro) SMPTE-436m captioning supported for DV video in an MXF wrapper.
[Enhancement] Output profile: (VRDPro) MXF output is supported. Currently OP1A only.
[Change] Chapter markers: On Tools>Options>Chapters page, default "enabled": Scene markers and cut points. (new installs)
[Change] H.264 navigation: Improved navigation / seek speed for files with very long GOPs ( > 5 sec / GOP).
[Change] MP4/MKV output: Changed internal buffering class to a more efficient container.
[Change] MPEG2: Not displaying B frames due to ignore-able encoding error.
[Fix] AAC audio: AAC-HE audio with implicit signalling wasn't always detected correctly.
[Fix] Audio output: (VRDPro) audio mixer could hang output graph because it wasn't resetting source frame PTS correctly at cuts.
[Fix] Audio output: (VRDPro) audio mixer could hang the output graph at end of file due to race condition checking read threads.
[Fix] Audio output: Re-sampling from 44.1Khz to 48Khz could hang output depending on the location of the cut points.
[Fix] DV Video: DV file being mis-interpreted as MPEG2.
[Fix] DV Video: DV file causing crash on open, being mis-interpreted as an MPEG2 PS.
[Fix] DV Video: DV file in an MXF wrapper is getting assigned the GENERIC ffMpeg type instead of MXF ffMpeg type.
[Fix] GUI: Windows 10, controls overlapping on Tools>Options>Navigation page.
[Fix] H.264 playback: If video fell behind audio frames dropped to maintain sync, but drop option not cleared once back in sync.
[Fix] H.264: Allocated too much memory for PCM buffers when source is H264.
[Fix] H.264: For Avermedia captured files, widen the parameters to auto correct the frame rate from 59.94 to 29.97
[Fix] LKFS normalizing: (VRDPro) can crash if source audio codec is AAC 2.0.
[Fix] MP4/MKV output: Improved handling of H.264 files when the DTS/PTS relationship changes in mid file.
[Fix] WMV audio decoding: ffmpeg audio decoding could drop most audio frames when using wmv voice codec.
[Fix] x264 encoding: (VRDPro) Progressive sequence not being set in all cases.
TVSuite V5 - 220.127.116.114 (Released 2015-07-22)
[Change] GUI: Added "auto" to S+T>O # 51 to enable the ffMpeg libraries determine the optimal threading based on the source codec.
[Fix] H.264: Unable to determine clock preventing file open if field encoded and temporal references (POC_lsb) are odd.
[Fix] Quick sync: Error check from encoder wasn't skipping negative error codes resulting in rare crash.
[Fix] Uncompressed video: Spurious EOF returned in middle of the file triggers a decoder reset resulting in corrupt GOP.
[Fix] H.264 output: Adding a leading title could trigger a crash. (Broken in 731).
[Fix] TS Muxer: Muxer would not retain same as source PIDs when source had multiple audio streams.
[Fix] H.264: Seek problems and application could hang due to revised buffer management (broke in 733).
[Change] H.264: (VRDPro) Added reporting of AFD code on Tools>Show Program Info when AFD is in an SEI block.
[Fix] Profiles: (VRDPro) allow 4K 3840x2160 video resolution in the profile grid.
TVSuite V5 - 18.104.22.1683 (Released 2015-07-16)
[Enhancement] Vlist combine: If file list contains a file with a .rec or .trp extension it will be the first file in the .VLst rather than the last.
[Critical Fix] Authoring DVD from Batch will crash
[Fix] AAC audio: Fixed demuxer to handle very short ( <16 byte) AAC frames.
[Fix] Frame rate change: Frame rate change can trigger sync issue or dropped audio frames if interlaced source switches field cadence.
[Fix] GUI: When saving via the joiner, the default output profile should be based on the joiner output, not the file open in VRD.
[Fix] H.264 output: H.264 decoder outputting duplicate IDR frame when previous frame is an I - frame.
[Fix] H.264: Better detect topfield / bottom field flag if frame is interlaced and pic_struct is missing. Reduces field on recode.
[Fix] H.264: File with 10 second GOPs isn't increasing minimum buffer sizes automatically.
[Fix] MPEG: Insert an extra MPEG1 Layer 2 audio frame at start of file during playback with very high bit rate (35 Mbps) MPEG2 TS.
[Fix] Playback: Unable to display video if encoded display width is not a multiple of 4.
[Fix] ffMpeg: Memory leak when saving H264 MP4 or MKV files.
[Enhancement] SDI output: (VRDPro) Added T>O>SDI, audio playout option: none, all, primary, primary + matching codecs
[Fix] H.264: (VRDPro) Stream internal display shows incorrect GOP flag when POC_type = 2, there are embedded I frames with SPS/PPS.
TVSuite V5 - 22.214.171.1242 (Released 2015-06-20)
[Enhancement] Captioning: Added 608/708 caption preservation when re-coding to H.264 using Intel QuickSync.
[Enhancement] GUI: Czech and Russion translations added.
[Enhancement] Output: Improve conversion of 25i/29.97i to 50p/59.94p. Select Interlacing: Auto or BOB.
[Enhancement] Profile: New option "Force interlace". Profile dialog changed from "Deinterlace mode" changed to "Interlacing"
[Enhancement] Profile: To better quality when converting 720p to 1080i by interlacing successive frames rather than dropping every other frame
[Enhancement] Video only: Support for files that don't have any audio tracks. Works with MP4, MOV, MKV, etc. Not ES, PS, or TS.
[Enhancement] Vlist combine: If file list contains a file with a .trp extension it will be the first file in the .VLst rather than the last.
[Change] Audio: Added support for ingesting PCM audio with sampling rates of 22,050 / sec.
[Change] GUI: Resized the Tools>Options window to fit more options on the left without scroll bars.
[Change] MP4 muxing: When recording to H.264 (at 1080i), MediaInfo reported variable frame rate instead of constant.
[Fix] Audio output: Audio with sampling rate of 22.05 Kbps was being treated as no audio found.
[Fix] Captioning: 608/708 captions corrupted on re-code to H.264 when source is 720p and source has repeat frame flags.
[Fix] DV video: Not picking up the correct field order for DV and DVPro video.
[Fix] H.264 Smart edit: Possible stall when joining files if the SPS picture order type switches from 0 to 2.
[Fix] H.264: Smart editing could pixellate at cut start if PPS values changed from previous segment.
[Fix] Output: Re-coding an MPEG2 1080i with 1:1 aspect to H.264 1080i @ 16:9 resulted in pillar boxes.
[Fix] Project files: MP4 AAC, aacAudioSpecificConfig value was not being saved in the project file causing potential joiner issues if project / joiner file was re-opened.
[Change] SDI output: (VRDPro) SDI options moved from Tools>Options>Playback to it's own page: Tools>Options>SDI Playout
[Fix] Audio: (VRDPro) Fixed support for Vela Audio. Now correctly ingested as single 1 x 8 channel stream rather than 4 x 2 channel streams.
[Fix] MXF: (VRDPro) File duration and frame count are being reported as one extra frame.