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VideoReDo TVSuite V6 beta: 6.62.4.829a (2021-03-19)

TVSuite V6 - 6.62.2.829a Released 2021-03-19
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[Enhancement] Chapter marks: Add additional formatting options for chapters.
[Change] Chapter files: Revert chapter text file to be like V5 and use windows line endings (\r\n) instead of just \n. Also removed BOM.
[Fix] Uncompress stream: Log program info of source file in output for output. Previously only done with MPEG2, H264, HEVC
[Fix] LATM AAC: No audio PID message if TS packets too small to contain an entire LATM AAC frame.
[Fix] H.264: Memory allocation errors if the picture size > 4K and system has more then 12 processor threads.
[Fix] Frame capture: Issues with frame capture if the picture width is > 4096 pixels. Now allows capture up to 8192.
[Fix] Keyboard shortcuts: Assigning a short cut to "Select thumbnail interval" does NOT show option parameter in shortcut HTML listing.
[Fix] MP4/MKV output: Audio headers not written if an audio stream is present in the source, but missing in the output segments.
[Fix] WTV Files: Language code display in Show Program Info was incorrect due to incorrect unicode conversion.
TVSuite V6 - 6.62.2.828a Released 2021-02-04
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[Enhancement] COM: Added new script, join.vbs to illustrate how to use the joiner from COM.
[Change] Activation: If activation fails, display a button to allow the user to open the log file.
[Change] COM: Separate versions of vp.vbs and join.vbs for Pro and TVSuite that use the correct COM names for the specific product.
[Change] GUI: Output completion window is now resizeable in case the output file name is very long.
[Change] Profile editor: PCM audio now allowed in M2TS files
[Fix] Profile editor: Advanced audio streams, not clearing list of removed audio streams causing unwanted streams in output file.
[Fix] Profile editor: The max bitrate wasn't loading into the dialog correctly if set to No Limit
[Fix] Profile editor: Video cropping dialog could display twice once after editing and then again after that.
[Fix] Default profiles: Interlaced mode set incorrectly causing interlaced rather than progressive output.
[Fix] File save dialogs: Recode icons were being cropped by a pixel causing right edge of icon to get chopped off.
[Fix] H264/HEVC encoders: Removed extra new lines in the log file written by the 64-bit external encoders.
[Fix] HEVC: Very long GOPs (>= 250 frames) can stall output due to buffers being full.
[Fix] Joiner: Adding title to the joiner may result in intermittent failure when saving to MP4 files.
[Fix] Joiner: Bad joins if the longest file being joined is shorter in duration than other joined files & scenes exceed that duration.
[Fix] Profile editor: Audio bitrate not loaded correctly for editing when the audio was set to AC3.
[Fix] Profile editor: Audio normalization options not saved correctly
[Fix] RDD11 to userdata: Would hang when there was pre- and post-title blocks.
TVSuite V6 - 6.62.2.827a Released 2020-12-11
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[Change] Output profiles: Made the cropping crop dialog re-sizeable.
[Change] Translations: Output profile screen not displaying German diacritical in the translation file properly.
[Change] Transport stream output: Changed mux logic to make seeking of saved .ts files smoother in VLC.
[Fix] H264: Software encoding could stall on output at end of file if the system has lots of physical cores.
[Fix] HEVC: Smart encoder init error if there were no re-order frames. Derive from: sps_max_dec_pic_buffering_minus1 instead.
[Fix] HEVC: SmartEncoder not writing encoder parameter errors to the log file.
[Fix] Output profiles: Audio normalization values are not persisting. (Broken after build 821)
TVSuite V6 - 6.62.2.826a Released 2020-11-20
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[Fix] H264/HEVC encoding: External encoder could stall if there are multiple audio streams with short duration frame (e.g. DTS).
[Fix] PCM Audio: Unable to open files with 96K PCM sampling rate.
[Fix] QSF: QSF fails to output audio and some video if frame rate is 59.94 fps.
[Fix] VC-1: If source video codec is VC-1 and container is transport stream (.ts) give warning that user should convert to MKV.
[Fix] YUVStream: Secondary codecs (ProRes, VC-1, WMV) stopped working,. (Broke in 825)
TVSuite V6 - 6.62.2.825a Released 2020-11-11
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[Fix] HEVC: Intelligent recording with transitions, bit rate for fade-outs set randomly, could trigger blockiness if too low.
[Fix] Output profiles: CRF profiles were not being saved in the profile list.
[Fix] Output: MP3 audio output wasn't working.
TVSuite V6 - 6.62.2.824a Released 2020-011-05
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[Enhancement] DVD authoring: Added option to specify if DVD is NTSC or PAL. Previously DVD type was only determined automatically
[Enhancement] ES Muxer: Add 10 fps as a supported frame rate.
[Enhancement] Full screen playback: Hide mouse cursor during full screen playback when mouse pointer isn't being moved.
[Enhancement] GUI: Add Edit menu option to switch between cut and scene mode. Option is persistent between files.
[Enhancement] GUI: Add skin to the Output Progress dialog.
[Enhancement] Joiner/combine dialog: If opening multiple files at once, don't display the combine option if files shouldn't be combined.
[Enhancement] Joiner: Joiner now allows you join videos with different resolutions and frame rates as long their video codec matches.
[Change] Ad-detective params: Add to common parameters, "Force scenes to I-frames" (yes/no).
[Change] Chapters: In Tools>Options>Chapters, add back the checkbox from V5 to create a chapter at 0.00 in the chapters.txt file.
[Change] DVD: NTSC DVD will author always author to 29.97 FPS unless all the source files are either 23.94 or 24 fps.
[Change] DVD: Outputting 24-bit PCM to a DVD will down convert the audio 16-bit PCM.
[Change] GUI: Clear recent files/folders on Tools>Options>General didn't clear most recent files list on file menu until restart
[Change] Options: Added option for default save location to either last saved folder or source folder to Tools>Options>General
[Change] Profiles: Add to profile grid, "Force scenes to I-frames" (yes/no).
[Change] Profiles: For force transcode, default resolution should be same as source.
[Fix] DVD: DVD authoring will hang if frame rate of 1st file is 59.94 and 2nd file is 29.97
[Fix] DVD: Mixing 720p and 1080p source files on a DVD causes resizing issues on the 2nd file of the resulting DVD.
[Fix] DVD: Queuing DVD authoring to batch, fails in batch manager.
[Fix] File save: Memory corruption if the are multiple seconds of missing audio at the start of a file.
[Fix] GUI: Opening and saving a file name longer than 256 characters can cause crash.
[Fix] GUI: Tools>Options>Keyboard shortcuts description can be incorrect.
[Fix} HEVC: Fixed multiple issues with HEVC transitions and smart editing.
[Fix] HEVC output: Encoding 4K to HEVC on a 32-core system could run out of memory.
[Fix] Joiner editor: Opening joiner files (.VJnr) created in Version 5 now gives a warning message that they are not compatible.
[Fix] Joiner: Joining AAC of mixed sample rates (44.1K & 48K) creates noisy audio if sample rate doesn't match 1st file sample rate.
[Fix] MPEG2: Dual pass encoding might crash in second pass if video deinterlacer is invoked part way through the file.
[Fix] Navigation: Navigation and display could be off by one from if the frame rate is 59.94 fps and navigation distance > 50 min.
[Fix] Output status: Progress bar not working when splitting scenes
[Fix] Profiles: Manage profile dialog was not updating codec, file type or recode mode if you edited a profile.
[Fix] QuickSync & NVEnc encoding: Sync error if using either QS or NVEnc AND doing a fractional frame rate change, e.g. 23.97 to 29.97
[Fix] QuickSync encoder: Wasn't working with Intel 10900K CPU on test system. Fix might be driver update or QS interface recompile
[Fix] Save dialog: Profile list was not being updated if codec, file type or recode type was changed.
[Fix] Transitions: When recoding and transition mode is "fade", fades at internal cuts not being properly done. Dissolves OK.
TVSuite V6 - 6.62.2.823a Released 2020-09-25
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[Fix] Audio: Minor memory leak of audio data when an empty audio frame requires reallocation.
[Fix] BeyondTV: Beyond TV project files didn't work with drag & drop
[Fix] EAC3: If the audio stream changes channel count from 5.1 to 2.0 during playback VRD will abort. (Dan203)
[Fix] GUI: Scrambled strings in info box when showing MB and crash when showing frame number if Windows localization values corrupt.
[Fix] GUI: Tools>Options>Shortcut keys wouldn't always update the help text or selection properly if it was filtered by search
[Fix] HEVC playback: Adjust picture timing code could crash or create wrong PTS values after smart edit due to POC LSB discontinunity.
[Fix] HEVC: Logging of encoder errors and warnings to videoredo log file wasn't working properly.
[Fix] HEVC: Smart encoding will create an HEVC encoding init error if too many reference frames.
[Fix] MPEG2: QuickSync encoding to MPEG2 not outputting DTS timestamp with some Intel GPUs (not clear which ones). Can stall MP4 output.
[Fix] Output Profiles: (VRDPro) Issue with LKFS and Gain couldn't be adjusted > 0.
[Fix] Output Profiles: H264 and HEVC advanced encoding options not displaying (broke in 822).
[Fix] Topfield .rec files: Generated metadata not being written correctly causing topfields to not accept .rec files from VRD.
[Fix] VRD would crash on drag & drop of ES files
TVSuite V6 - 6.62.1.822a Released 2020-09-05
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[Change] Install wizard: If you hold shift and ctrl down when clicking next, the check for GPU encoders is skipped.
[Change] HEVC: When saving to MP4, don't copy extra data as part of the annex B if there is already a VPS NALU in the frame.
[Fix] NVidia encoding: Not adding SPS and PPS to I/IDR frames due to uninitialized variable. Broke after 816.
[Fix] Auto combine: Auto combine not working due to change made in the release 821.
[Fix] HEVC: Check the slice header for: first_slice_segment_in_pic_flag to determine if slice is a new frame or part of previous frame
[Fix] HEVC: Smart encoder will create VPS, SPS, and SPS with id values of 11 to not conflict with typical values of 0, 1, and 2.
[Fix] QuickSync: QuickSync not working in Build 821 for Core I5-2400/2600 CPUs.
TVSuite V6 - 6.61.3.821a ( Released 2020-08-27)
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[Fix] Version check: Automatic download could stall / hang after download completes
1. This version now includes both 32- and 64-bit H264 and HEVC encoders. When you use the default software encoder the correct encoder is selected for your system. To use the existing 32-bit encoders select "Classic" for the encoder type in output profile. The 64-bit encoders provide access to more memory and work better on systems with more than 8 cores/threads than the 32-bit encoders especially with 4K material. Otherwise, the 32-bit and 64-bit encoders run at about the same speed.

2. High speed playback is now available using the K (slower) and L (faster) keys. Pressing each key speeds up playback by a factor of 2.0x. You can re-assign the keys using Tools>Options>Short cuts. They can also be assigned to one of the custom buttons. Starting with build 820, pitch corrected audio can be heard between speeds of 0.5x and 4.0x.

3. Help>Display keyboard shortcuts now shows you your custom keyboard shortcuts rather than the system default ones. You can also re-assign just about all keys including the ones used to set the thumbnail interval and select a particular thumbnail.

4. The thumbnail shift and ctrl options added in build 818 have been changed. When you click on thumbnail with the shift key pressed a sub-menu now pops up where you can select if the selected thumbnail should be moved to the leftmost position or rightmost. See this post for more info.

TVSuite V6 - 6.61.1.820 ( Released 2020-08-20)
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[Enhancement] GUI: Options for playback speed accepts prefix +/- (adds to speed), = (sets to specific speed) or no prefix for multiple.
[Enhancement] GUI: When changing the playback speed, show a temporary visual indicator in the video window of the new speed.
[Enhancement] Playback: Play audio at original pitch even when playback speed has changed. Valid from 0.5x to 4.0x.
[Change] Thumbnails: Allow shift+click on a thumbnail to select center frame. Previous versions excluded center frame.
[Change] Thumbnails: If shift+click and thumbnail interval is set to single frame, change pop menu labels to simply "Move left or right"
[Change] Thumbnails: Re-worked the thumbnail frame cache to use an LRU replacement algorithm and store more frames.
[Change] Transport stream output: If TS mux rate set to auto and null packets are omitted (default for TVSuite), mux plays better in VLC.
[Fix] Cropping: Cropping not working with dual pass encoding.
[Fix] GUI: Remove OK button on the "Permission to access internet" task dialog.
[Fix] GUI: Tools>UI Style editor accidently deleted from menu. Has now been restored.
[Fix] H.264 encoding: New external encoder defaulting to BFF instead of TFF for interlaced video. Now defaults to TFF.
[Fix] H264: Tools>Options>H264 frame rate not honoring "Stream" setting if very close to actual container rate.
[Fix] Installer: not prompting for install folder. Broke in a previous version.
[Fix] MP4/MKV output: Reported output frame counts and video duration are double what is actually saved for H264 PAFF encoded video.
[Fix] MPEG2: Advanced encoding option setting, "Use non-linear quant" wasn't being honored if set to false.
[Fix] MPEG2: Output can stall or abort if excessive removal of corrupted video frames leaves incorrect DTS timestamp setting.
[Fix] MPEG2: Updated to a faster version of the MPEG2 encoder. Performance increase up to 30% at high bit rates ( > 30 Mbps).
[Fix] NVidia encoding: If GPU card doesn't support MBAFF encoding, automatically switch to PAFF if card supports interlaced encoding.
[Fix] NVidia encoding: If output is progressive, ignore Interlace output setting (PAFF/MBAFF).
[Fix] Thumbnails: Audio graph was sometimes not displaying all frames, especially at the right-end of the graph.
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