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Changelog IMF Studio Creator
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: Default composition content kind is saved in settings.
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 additional Composition Content Kind types.
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 detected package type to validation dialog and report.
new: Write used validation specifications to validation report.
fix: Online licensing more robust against temporary connection losses.
fix: Downgrade any additional framerate warning to recommendation.
fix: Preselect validation specifications based on detected package type.
fix: Detection of channel labels in filenames if the labels are not at the end.
fix: Loading of individual mono audio files in "Add Sound Track" dialog.
fix: Loading of 3D Lut color transformation files.
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: Dropping single channel left audio source in Add Soundtrack
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: 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: Composition Markers
new: Improved Multichannel Audio Labeling Framework support
new: Reading of DPX 12bit packed
fix: Potential crash when loading some ProRes OP-1a MXF files
fix: Reactivate support for PPM files
bugfix: IMF Studio 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: wrong OPL when trim trackfiles option is enabled and source package contains an OPL
bugfix: confusing error message when trying to save package and exceeding Window's path limit
bugfix: timeline becoming unresponsive adding certain audio files
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
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" with audio mxf as input causes a UUID mismatch between mxf and CPL/ASSETMAP
bugfix: undo of "Add CPL" in timeline doesn't clear CPL list
bugfix: undo does not remove Dolby Vision tracks added via "Add Black Frames" option and causes a crash deleting them manually from the Track Manager
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
added auto-update for some DCNC entries
bugfix: validation sometimes fails on first run due to mismatch of subsampling
bugfix: invalid warning about inconsistent edit rate/duration for CPL and MXF when sound track is used in two compositions
bugfix: adding second sound/subtitle clip in timeline not working as intended
bugfix: custom filenaming can break generation
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: OPL gets lost when generating with Track File Trimming enabled
bugfix: Dolby Vision metadata gets lost when generating with Track File Trimming enabled
bugfix: Dolby Vision metadata version for black frames always 2.0.5
bugfix: subtitle position in CPL preview shifted when there is a gap in front
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: legal range color conversion wrong
added option to export License to create a backup
added option to remove License from settings to allow for an easier transition to new licensing model
fix regression: crash when generating from Quicktime source