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Changelog easyDCP Creator
new: (MacOS) Universal app.
new: (MacOS) Use Apple VideoToolbox to encode/decode ProRes.
new: Always allow editing language entry of audio tracks.
new: Support for loading MKV files.
new: Improved display of sound track metadata.
new: Automatically synchronize FFOC and FFOC CPL markers.
fix: Correctly identify left and right surround channels from a wave file.
fix: Generated RDD-52 DCP from loaded DCP contains all expected MCASubDescriptors in CPL(s).
fix: Always use unique UUIDs for empty subtitle tracks.
fix: Allow PNG-based subtitle to be loaded without requiring font assignment.
fix: Show expected error messages when files are added by drag&drop.
fix: Metadata Inspector can be enabled/disabled from view menu.
fix: Standalone Transcoder: Improve selection of target resolution.
fix: (Apple M) Standalone Transcoder: Potential crash after encoding finished when called from CLI.
new: Add project based settings to project file.
new: Store default audio layout preset and container resolution in project based settings.
new: Store DCNC editor configuration in project based settings.
new: Option to apply changed defaults in project configuration to existing elements.
fix: Improved composition marker compatibility.
fix: Improve adding of empty subtitles to reels shorter than 5 seconds.
fix: Default composition content kind is saved in settings.
fix: Enable language option on sound tracks when switching to RDD-52 via project configuration.
fix: Auto detect test specifications when validating package from command line.
fix: Make sure to always use MCA Subdescriptor of Sound Track in first Reel for writing to Composition Playlist (CPL).
fix: Improve stability and performance of timeline waveform generation.
fix: Case insensitive language tag validation as per RFC5646 section 2.1.1
new: Standalone Transcoder - Add start and end frame index selection to GUI.
fix: Standalone Transcoder - CLI flag "-subfolder" works as expected.
fix: Standalone Transcoder - Print complete CLI help text.
new: Add SMPTE ST 429-16 Composition Content Kind types (Clip, Promo, ...).
new: Allow "Copy MXF" mode with encrypted tracks if new material is added to the package.
fix: Improve overall stability.
fix: Using custom 3DL LUT can cause crash on package generation start.
fix: Potential freeze with hash check in package validation.
fix: Improve behaviour of playhead in timeline view.
fix: Improve error resilience when loading corrupt packages.
new: Copy MXF is now a separate option to enable reuse of MXF files without the need to rewrap MXF files if not all sources are MXF files.
fix: Adding multiple sound tracks will not reset previous selected preset.
fix: Loading of single channel audio files with channel label now works when multiple sets of files are in the same folder.
fix: Store VF Track encryption state in project file.
fix: Store VF Sound Track MCA subdescriptors in project file.
new: Add option weather empty CPL marker tracks are written to CPL: "Options" -> "Package Generation" -> "Write empty CPL Marker Tracks".
new: Add detected package type to validation dialog and report.
new: Write used validation specifications to validation report.
new: Preselect validation specifications based on detected package type.
new: Reduce duration of empty spot in empty subtitle to 1 second to avoid potential conflict with subtitle in next reel.
fix: Online licensing more robust against temporary connection losses.
fix: Downgrade any additional framerate warning to recommendation.
fix: Potential crash when opening package right after generation.
fix: Detection of channel labels in filenames if the labels are not at the end.
fix: Validation of subtitels if package is encrypted.
fix: Loading of SMPTE subtitles with nested <font> tags.
fix: Generation of RDD-52 IAB packages no longer fails with "Invalid none soundfiled group" error.
fix: Use valid MCA soundfield group for RDD-52 "Stereo" preset.
fix: Retain correct CPL MCA subdescriptor when adding a new composition in a supplemental/VF RDD-52 package.
fix: Do not write EntryPoint and Duration for Marker Track Files.
fix: Automatically fill in correct notation for MainSoundConfiguration
in Composition Metadata whenever possible(RDD-52/Bv2.1).
fix: Loading of individual mono audio files in "Add Sound Track" dialog.
fix: Loading of 3D Lut color transformation files.
fix: Adding empty subtitle track will no longer trigger "First Timed Text Event" warning (RDD-52/Bv2.1).
fix: Validation of DCPs with supplemental Subtitel Track Files will no longer give resource access error.
new: Edit Rate warning in validation is downgraded to recommendation.
new: Support ProRes files as source for Sign Language Video.
new: Automatically add and update FFOC and LFOC CPL marker in RDD-52/Bv2.1 project.
new: Enable editing of sound configuration for Sound Tracks from loaded package
when package configuration was changed.
new: Store last selected new project configuration.
fix: Invalid warning "Subtitle document contains 1 subtitle entries that are never visible."
when InterOp subtitle is used.
fix: Invalid value in PKL when creating supplemental/VF from InterOp DCP.
fix: Add SMPTE 429-13 framerates to SMPTE 429-2 validation. Validation will
no longer fail for 25 fps SMPTE DCP.
fix: Framerate error with 25 fps RDD-52/Bv2.1 projects.
fix: Invalid active image warning with RDD-52/Bv2.1 projects.
fix: Update Sound Track UUID when generating new DCP from existing ATMOS DCP.
fix: RDD-52/Bv2.1 validation pollution may cause oversized validation reports.
fix: Dropping single channel left audio source in "Add Sound Track"
dialog will try to auto match other files by label in
filename for other configurations than 5.1 as well.
fix: Generating DCP with supplemental from saved project file.
fix: Restore DCNC dialog values so that on reopen they are not
set to the first available entry.
fix: In "Add Sound Track" dialog display correct channel labels of sources.
fix: "Add Sound Track" dialog presets match previous versions again.
fix: Correct positioning of 3D text subtitles in preview and burn-in.
fix: Standalone Transcoder - Correct detection of GPUs for encoding.
fix: Standalone Transcoder - Reporting of encoding progress.
fix: Standalone Transcoder - Correct image resolution when letterboxing is used.
new: SMPTE RDD 52 DCP Bv2.1 Application Profile support
new: Composition Markers
new: Multichannel Audio Labeling Framework support
new: Basic SMPTE 429-2 and SMPTE RDD 52 validation
new: Reading of DPX 12bit packed
new: Support for mixed 2K/4K and 2D/3D DCP and projects
fix: Reactivate support for PPM files
bugfix: fixed 4k picture encoding on GPU
added option to always write InterOp subtitle language to CPL
bugfix: easyDCP Creator doesn't launch when Windows username contains special characters
bugfix: original mxf framerate is written to CPL instead of project's target framerate
bugfix: subtitle burn-in issue using picture track file in multiple reels with and without burn-in subtitles
bugfix: confusing error message when trying to save package and exceeding Window's path limit
bugfix: timeline becoming unresponsive adding certain audio files
bugfix: creating subtitle mxf fails when containing more than 1522 png resources
bugfix: opening unsupported mxf format doesn't show error message
bugfix: wrong re-encode mode displayed in pre-generation summary
bugfix: adding custom DCNC entry does select it in combobox but not update title
bugfix: certain audio files can crash in timeline view
bugfix: merging CPL with subtitle can yield error message
added recommendation check for Creator tag in CPL to validation
bugfix: Standalone Transcoder can crash on some Mac systems
bugfix: "Force no re-encoding" always falling back to "Re-encode if necessary"
bugfix: "Copy MXF" is possible even though mxf needs to be encrypted
bugfix: "Copy MXF" with audio mxf as input causes a UUID mismatch between mxf and CPL/ASSETMAP
bugfix: validation of package containing encrypted subtitles fails when started from Generation Wizard
bugfix: undo of "Add CPL" in timeline doesn't clear CPL list
bugfix: changing CPL metadata can't be undone
bugfix: broken digest file saving encrypted package
bugfix: CPL Creator tag can't be configured for Save Package
bugfix: dropping package on login widgets deletes the package
bugfix: empty Rating entries in CPL cause package loading to fail
bugfix: generation to folder containing special characters fails
added warning when editrate of imported material doesn't match project configuration
bugfix: reencode mode gets reset in some cases
bugfix: command line interface not working in demo mode
bugfix: crash when validating stereoscopic DCP
bugfix: validating empty InterOp subtitles causes warning
bugfix: validation of encrypted subtitle causes error message
added auto-update for some DCNC entries
bugfix: validation mentioning Virtual Tracks
bugfix: validation sometimes fails on first run due to mismatch of subsampling
bugfix: component bitrate check issue when validating 4K DCP
bugfix: adding second subtitle clip in timeline not working as intended
bugfix: custom filenaming can break generation
bugfix: crash validating stereoscopic DCP
bugfix: frame duplication using web license when connection failure happens during generation
bugfix: channel preset when editing audio source doesn't match the preset in use
made CPL Creator tag optional
bugfix: wrong source color space auto-selected after decryption of standalone video mxf
bugfix: subtitle position in CPL preview shifted when there is a gap in front
bugfix: encrypted packages can't be decrypted anymore using Copy MXF option
bugfix: force no-reencoding possible for sources not matching target format (e.g. none JPEG 2000 encoded files)
bugfix: inconsistent file naming when using Copy MXF option
bugfix: some DCNC audio tags aren't extracted
updated macOS minimum requirements
improved Copy MXF speed
added possibility to merge CPLs from another package into the opened project
added possibility to choose XYZ destination color space
bugfix: duplicated mxf with track file trimming when using same track file in multiple CPLs
bugfix: codestream validation test fails when two CPLs use different resolutions
bugfix: HMAC issue with encrypted SMPTE subtitles on some servers
bugfix: legal range color conversion wrong
switching between timeline and reel view easier (View => Timeline or Ctrl + T)
added option to export License & Certificate Set to create a backup
added option to remove License & Certificate from settings to allow for an easier transition to new licensing model
updated DCNC entries
bugfix: Channel assignment labels inconsistent when adding wild track format sound track
Introduced new licensing model
Split DCP/IMF functionality into two separate tools for better user experience
added validation test to check for namespace prefix usage in SMPTE subtitles
added new reencode modes to just copy mxf files and rewrite mxf without reencoding
bugfix: wrong duration of sign language audio tracks with enabled trackfile trimming possible
bugfix: check for CPL metadata in InterOp package when sign language is present
bugfix: burn-in png subtitle at wrong frame position using GPU for encoding
bugfix: invalid warning about duration mismatch between mxf and cpl duration
bugfix: crash when adding empty subtitle to supplemental track
recently used DCNC audio language gets stored
added option to specify start time code of CPL for IMF packages
bugfix: timeline state can get invalid when switching compositions
bugfix: "Add composition" menu entry not working for timeline view
bugfix: tracks can be set to supplemental state that don't qualify for it
bugfix: decryption during generation not working when previewing track first
bugfix: decryption of sound track containing Dolby Atmos not working
bugfix: VF generation with enabled track file trimming not working due to changed UUIDs
fix regression: "Append at end" option in timeline is overlapping clip at drop position instead of really being appended
added possibility to relink missing sources when opening dcpproj file
dropping single picture file is handled as still picture track
changes in subtitle xml are reflected in preview and timeline
added separate color space for subtitles to color transform the independently from picture during burn-in
bugfix: no waveform rendered for silence audio track added to timeline via context menu
bugfix: clips in DCP timeline can get smaller than 1 second when loaded from project
bugfix: subtitle burn-in at wrong position with enabled track file trimming and offset on picture track
bugfix: wrong intrinsic duration for trimmed track files
bugfix: save package not working when track file trimming is enabled
added optional track file trimming to only encode the used frames of a track file
bugfix: timecode/frame editing in timeline is not applied when clicking outside
bugfix: timecode/frame in timeline not updated when playhead after last track
bugfix: export folder for Standalone Transcoder is not created automatically
bugfix: insert at the end of a clip appends extra frames
bugfix: certificate chain file was not backed up correctly
bugfix: wrong audio length reported for IMF mxf
bugfix: wrong subtitle duration when adding to timeline in DCP
moved validation common practice tests to separate recommendation tab
recently used DCNC properties for Territory, Facility, Studio and Rating are stored
bugfix: validation report only shows first audio track
bugfix: for complex projects changes in timeline can block UI for quite a while
Fixed file permission issue within app bundles on macOS
bugfix: generation of Dolby Atmos DCPs broken
improved waveform rendering performance
bugfix: auto detection of audio channels in separate files didn't always work properly via drag&drop
bugfix: undo setting language lead to empty subtitle language being displayed
bugfix: save package mode enabled when changing mca configuration in IMF
bugfix: invalid intrinsic duration in CPL metadata when first reel has offset/duration
bugfix: automatic audio channel detection for properly named single files didn't work when opening the file browser instead of drag&drop
bugfix: generation with LUT not working
added undo/redo feature
introduced editor for CPL metadata (for SMPTE DCPs only)
added CPL metadata extension presets for Dolby EDR, Eclair Color and Sign Language Video
added CPL metadata test to validation module
added new color space for Eclair Color DCPs
improved last opened folder handling for folders containing just a few files
restore last used path for still picture track
restore last used preset in Add Sound Track Dialog
added command line argument to enable/disable CPL metadata generation
bugfix: it could happen that wrong destination color space is loaded from settings for generation of DCPs
Updated Dolby Vision Mastering Tools to 5.0
write aux data DataType in lower case to CPL
bugfix: full range IMFs are loaded as legal range
Updated Dolby Vision Mastering Tools to 5.0
subtitle duration automatically gets adjusted to picture duration in DCPs
added "no" language code for Norwegian audio in IMFs
bugfix: crash when adding ProRes video as sign language audio
bugfix: crash when using Final Cut bridge with a video without audio
bugfix: crash when generating from encrypted source
bugfix: Final Cut bridge not working if easyDCP Creator+ 3.7.0 is not installed
bugfix: wrong offset when splitting reels/segments in timeline
bugfix: timeline actions (add empty subtitle, add silence audio, append/prepend black frames) not available for supplemental/encrypted tracks
bugfix: wrong offset when inserting into sequence that already have an offset in timeline
bugfix: display order of virtual audio tracks in timeline can be different compared to CPL
bugfix: preview color space was not properly stored/restored
bugfix: preview was not updated when loading decryption keys
bugfix: wrong color space displayed in preview when selecting picture track/reel, disabling color transform for preview and selecting a color transform for the picture track
bugfix: subtitles of all reels are rendered on top of each other in preview
bugfix: CPL metadata contained wrong MainPictureStoredArea
bugfix: channels of audio mxf files were not displayed correctly
bugfix: drag and drop of left audio channel on Add Sound Track dialog didn't add other channels
bugfix: not every entry of the DCNC dialog could be edited for CPL when opening via Package Content view
bugfix: default color transform was not properly stored/restored
bugfix: bitrate validation failed for high bitrate DCPs
bugfix: some dialogs always on top
bugfix: reel annotation text empty when loading a package
bugfix: generation of Dolby Vision IMF fails in case MaxFALL and MaxCLL aren't part of Dolby Vision metadata
bugfix: generation of 4K IMF not working
bugfix: InterOp subtitle generation not working when subtitle has no BOM and locale on machine uses different default encoding
component bitrate between 190 and 200 shows up as warning instead of error as it is standard compliant, but might cause problems on some older servers
improved generation speed when using GPU
bugfix: after splitting a clip in timeline all action are available for new clip
bugfix: component bitrate for 4K DCPs sometimes wrong in validation
bugfix: position of clip in timeline wrong with gap between inserted one and previous clip when loading project
bugfix: fixed rare case where generation could hang on macOS
bugfix: absolute font URIs in InterOp subtitles pointed to wrong system drive
bugfix: prepend/append black frame in timeline sometimes didn't add silent audio track
regression: command line generation of DCP works again
regression: Save Package works correctly again
regression: subtitle burn-in on GPU works correctly again
bugfix: fixed some generation checks not being executed when using command line
bugfix: fixed error about color space mismatch when creating Dolby Vision IMF
added support for DCPs containing sign language
added support for IMF App ProRes
added support for DTS:X
added new dialog for adding sound tracks that allows for better control over sources and channels used
added J2C component bitrate limit test to validation module
added support to edit all fields in DCNC dialog
added support for IMF packages containing Dolby Vision 4.0 metadata
added Final Cut Pro X exporter modules (macOS only)
improved timeline workflow for compositing
updated Photon to version 4.6.0
bugfix: dpx component order not detected correctly
added audio padding to next full frame
bugfix: maximum bitrate was always limited to a fixed value
bugfix: fixed encoder layout error during generation
bugfix: fixed audio MXF generation failing sometimes
fix regression: fixed import of ProRes files not working
added option to manually edit CPL/PKL title
opening existing package CPL/PKL title is used from the package
bugfix: size of validation report
bugfix: generation using GPU with low CUDA compute capability
added option to specify target bitdepth in generation wizard for IMF packages
added option to change component order for dpx input
bugfix: synchronisation of CPL title with PKL title
bugfix: facilities in naming convention dialog are ordered alphabetically
bugfix: fixed Y'Cb'Cr identity color transformation
Dolby Vision IMF support
added support for TTML preview and burn-in
added possibility to add empty subtitles to reels
added conformity as configurable project default
added photon validation for IMF packages
improved performance for generation of tracks with still picture (without burn-in)
improved software activation process
added new naming convention dialog, that also auto-fills entries that can be determined from the project itself
duplicating a CPL (with duplicate enabled) with multiple reels referencing the same tracks duplicates the tracks just once
VFs can be stored to .dcpproj and be correctly restored
it is possible to properly use e.g. 23,97fps audio in a 24fps project
timeline can be switched to show either time code or frames
deletion of picture track in timeline deletes the whole reel
it is possible to use a picture track file that will get burn-in subtitles in multiple reels as long as the same frame of the picture track isn't used more often than once
added preview for Safe Areas
generation of stereoscopic DCPs using QuickTime as input works as long as they're encoded with ProRes codec
audio track in waveform has a bigger maximum height so it's easier to see the discrete channels
mbits used for generation of a package can be specified also on command line
bugfix: fixed waveform in timeline not being correct for audio tracks
bugfix: fixed shutdown of Creator/deletion of audio track being stuck for a while in case waveform wasn't generated completely yet
bugfix: fixed order of subtitles with different languages in timeline
bugfix: metadata of second sound sequence in a reel is displayed correctly
bugfix: generating an encrypted package allows to preview it in Player without asking manually for the keys
fix regression: bitrate validation now works again as expected and doesn't show wrong results for encrypted packages anymore
added more sensible default values for track defaults (Dcp and Imf)
color space processing of preview now is stored/restored correctly
standalone attribute in CPL now can be set to false if necessary (some servers might complain otherwise)
bugfix: fixed rare case on some newer Macs where license import via drag and drop didn't work
bugfix: loaded dcpproj with source color space = destination color space now doesn't reencode anymore if it's not necessary
bugfix: fixed waveform in timeline not being correct for audio tracks
bugfix: fixed crash when validating package containing supplemental subtitle track
bugfix: fixed crash when duplicating a composition with a supplemental picture track and selecting the picture track afterwards
bugfix: fixed rare case where generation could hang
bugfix: fixed timeline always using 24 fps for new projects
bugfix: fixed possibility to split segment of IMF at reel 0
bugfix: fixed possibility of easyDCP Creator hanging when dragging playhead on supplemental picture track file
bugfix: fixed crash adding silent audio track to a referenced picture track file
bugfix: fixed problem with server certificate password that couldn't be restored on Macs sometimes
bugfix: fixed rare case on some newer Macs where license import via drag and drop didn't work
bugfix: audio language code for supplemental tracks is correctly loaded from CPL now (IMF only)
bugfix: splitting reel in timeline now updates "Edit parameters" dialog
bugfix: fixed mismatch of intrinsic duration and mxf ContainerDuration at least in cases where subtitle contained less spots than reel length
fix regression: fixed generation of supplemental IMF that was previously stored as dcpproj
added warning/error message before generation in case no color transformation is selected as incorrect metadata can appear in resulting package (especially IMF) otherwise
bugfix: duration in TTML subtitle mxf now matches real subtitle length
bugfix: ResourceID of TTML subtitle generated from xml now is filled properly
bugfix: splitting of sequence > 1 in timeline doesn't abort anymore due to wrong duration error
bugfix: splitting of IMF sequences with multiple entries per sequence works now
bugfix: dragging clip in timeline just upwards/downwards now snaps to original position again
added functionality to drop files and tracks directly on the timeline
added rearranging of sequences/reels in timeline
added functionality to timeline to automatically insert new track inbetween an existing reel for supplemental workflow
added functionality to split a reel at the playhead marker
added new composition content kinds for IMF
ruby nodes in subtitles are partially displayed now (Rb tag)
added functionality to directly jump to a timecode in timeline
added frame wise stepping using arrow left/right for timeline
added reel wise stepping using arrow up/down for timeline
bugfix: duration in SMPTE subtitle mxf now matches again real subtitle length
bugfix: 4K 3D DCPs created with easyDCP Creator 3.5.x now can be opened again in Creator and Player (might have caused issues on servers, too)
bugifx: waveform in timeline now is always rendered completely
fix regression: fixed crash re-generating a signed package in easyDCP Creator (non +)
fix regression: generating an InterOp package with special characters in subtitle with UTF-8 encoding without BOM works now again
fix regression: generating 3D DCP with subtitles doesn't give error message about mismatching editrate anymore
fix regression: subtitle burn-in on GPU works correctly again
bugfix: validating VF only with referenced and unreferenced pictures tracks didn't pass j2c profile consistency check
bugfix: "Do not show as warning anymore" for filesystem warning in Generation Wizard is stored correctly now
bugfix: fixed memory usage during generation with burn-in subtitles
bugfix: fixed crash opening encrypted package with audio after unencrypted package with audio was opened
fix regression: Generating package with InterOp subtitles replaces SubtitleID now correctly again when the uuid contains upper case letters
fix regression: for IMF packages the default edit rate is 23,98 again
fix regression: Generating package with UTF-8 BOM encoding works now again
bugfix: hash check comparison with trailing spaces/newline
bugfix: thumbnails in timeline after loading key for encrypted packages now are displayed correctly
bugfix: adding QuickTime movie with unsupported codec into reel doesn't crash anymore
bugfix: waveform not rendered for encrypted packages after switching composition
fix regression: subtitles can be previewed again when loading an InterOp package
fix regression: JPEG 2000 bit rate violation was detected for valid DCPs
(PLUS only) added timeline for preview, navigation and editing of track offset and duration
added new automatic letterbox assignment as Track Default
font merging option works now also on Mac
bugfix: some IMF packages could not be opened, because the the MXF essence coding label's version byte was not ignored.
bugfix: IMFs are generated without signature now
bugfix: texts of source subtitle xml stays untouched when generating InterOp DCP
bugfix: fixed subtitle offset editing in case of large offsets
bugfix: saving package is disabled if opened via KDM as saved package couldn't be opened again with the same KDM
bugfix: saving Atmos track to project file keeps valid path now
bugfix: replacing burn-in subtitle in reel with another burn-in subtitle caused both to be rendered
bugfix: saving DCP in place keeps digest valid now
bugfix: fixed subtitle burn-in on GPU when offset is set
bugfix: generating package with invalid subtitle font is forbidden now
known issue: adding subtitles with same language in different order (English in reel 1, German in reel 2, English in reel 2) messes up their order in timeline
known issue: Show/Edit Metadata of MAP/IAP projects broken
moved to IMF 1.1 (2016 version of App2/App2e)
enabled J2K Mainlevel Profiles (with option to use legacy BCP, if applicable)
additional MCA metadata editable: ContentKind, ElementKind, Title, TitleVersion
fixed J2K profile validation for IMF
creating dummy-OPLs for compliance with Netflix spec
changed ATMOS related MXF Label to resolve incompatibilities in the field
bugfix: fixed edit rate/duration issues when loading certain IMF VFs
bugfix: fixed an issue where licensing was not possible on some Macs with High Sierra and Apple FS
bugfix: fixed an issue where KDMs and certificates became inaccessible after installing Windows 10 Anniversary/Creators Update
bugfix: fixed a crash that occurred when creating packages from certain project files created by easyDCP Player+
bugfix: fixed an issue in the Standalone Transcoder command-line application, where the default bitrate was not set correctly for all project types
bugfix: fixed an issue in the Standalone Transcoder command-line application, where certain images could not be transcoded to IMF compliant codestreams
bugfix: noise at end of sound track when sound track was mix of wav file inputs and auto-generated channels (silence or Atmos sync track) and wav length was not a multiple of the video frame length
bugfix: characters missing from the specified font of a subtitle spot were not detected in some cases
bugfix: incorrect error message about track duration mismatches when loading certain IMF Packages
bugfix: loading audio language from IMF Trackfiles when loading full IMF Package
bugfix: incorrect error message about audio labeling when creating certain supplemental IMF Packages
bugfix: missing RegXML descriptor when creating supplemental IMF Packages from saved easyDCP project
bugfix: standalone transcoder cli parameter ‘-f’ was assigned twice
bugfix: standalone transcoder bit depth handling aligned with easyDCP Creator for IMF
not creating empty OPLs anymore to avoid possible future incompatibilities
bugfix: flickering burnt-in subtitles when using GPU encoding
bugfix: MCA sub-descriptors got lost when loading and re-generating IMF Packages
bugfix: added missing regxml descriptor elements in IMF CPLs
bugfix: using correct SoundCompression label for IMF Sound Trackfiles
bugfix: using correct JPEG2000 EssenceContainer label for IMF Picture Trackfiles
fix regression: burn-in timed text had antialiasing disabled
add support for GeForce 10 series
Preview window now resizes to higher resolutions
Added option to automatically update package date to the current date
replacement of missing font characters can now be dynamically enabled or disabled (Windows)
Improved speed when re-packing DCPs
Improved the detection of cases where re-encoding is not necessary
Improved preview with easyDCP Player functionality
bugfix: Correctly restore the previous window geometry
bugfix: Fixed am issue that provoked crashes when starting from the command line
Offset and duration for subtitles are now accessible in the GUI
Configurable Timed text rounding method (timecode to frames)
Several bugfixes regarding subtitle positioning and rendering
Several bugfixes regarding file sequences
bugfix: Could not load encrypted, stereoscopic DCP ("No decryption key set.")
bugfix: Import of WAV files with different durations
bugfix: Settings file size is so large that slowdowns the application
before starting a DCP/IMP validation, check if the selected location for HTML report file is writable
make default timed text outline width configurable and use a size relative to the font size so that it works well with both 2K and 4K content
bugfix: Generation with QuickTime on Mac was failing in some cases due to a timeout
bugfix: Creator incorrectly complained about a wrong target resolution in some cases, when 4K material was packaged in IMF App2E
bugfix: remove incorrect warning "Package contains Trackfiles of different package types" when opening certain types of supplemental DCPs/IMPs or mixed 2D/3D/2K/4K DCPs/IMPs
fix regression: calculate position for right-aligned timed text overlays correctly
bugfix: position for centered timed text overlays was slightly off by a few pixels when outlines are enabled
bugfix: KDM was not generated for supplemental packages
bugfix: Default values for Creator and Issuer were not loaded
(PLUS only) Validation module that validates a DCP or IMP and creates an interactive report in html format
Fordable redesign of main user interface
supports 4K 3D DCPs
supports creation of Higher Bit Rates (HBR) DCPs up to 500 Mbps
supports creation of files with custom name schemes
bugfix: sporadic crashes during package generation
GPU-accelerated JPEG 2000 Encoding
Advanced Scaling Features
New user interface
Preview during encoding
Supports IMF App2
Supports Archival Formats (IAP/MAP)
Parallel CPU/GPU encoding
Dolby Atmos Support
More scaling/cropping options
Supports 64bit architectures
Supports Retina Displays
Support for Closed Subtitles/Closed Captions and Open Captions
Feature to preview and burning the subtitles directly into the image content
New work-flow for activating the software within minutes
SMPTE subtitle format supported
Easy to use certificate requests
Optimized workflow for existing supplemental and/or encrypted DCPs
Generation of KDMs directly in easyDCP Creator+
Support for QuickTime input format
Generation of supplemental DCPs
Load and save existing DCPs
Drag and drop, insert or duplicate reels
Support for MXF input format
Open Key-Message (Key Delivery Message and Fraunhofer DCP-Digest)
Up to 16 audio channels
16 channel & multichannel-wav-file support
Support for subtitles