Changes log 2024
2024/Feb/26 Version 1.4.4 Beta 4
Fixes:
  • Clips:
    Fixed bug when creating a new clip and fixing the overlap.
  • Comparer:
    Fixed problem reporting comparisons against empty subtitles. The error message was not shown.
  • Excel:
    Fixed bug importing text lines with formatting. Additional line-breaks could be added.
  • File formats:
    Fixed bug detecting file formats when multi-threading.
  • Keyframe editor:
    Fixed crash when focusing a clip that is not a keyframe.
  • Markups:
    Fixed problem adding color markups to text runs. Now a closing markup is added.
  • Render:
    Fixed bug rendering verticall text grapheme by grapheme. An extra padding was added.
  • Twins:
    Fixed bug matching single clips using twins.
Improvements:
  • Custom formats:
    Support to capture up to 30 fields. Before it was limited to 10.
  • Excel import:
    New support to import cell formatting: italic, bold, underline and strikeout.
  • Flags:
    The custom flags tab (in settings) now displays a list of all active custom flags.
  • Import:
    The "renumber" option in settings/import/default now also renumbers markers, karaoke and stereoscopic.
  • Karaoke overlay:
    The displayed values are now: advance percentage and highlight percentage.
  • Macros editor:
    The macros categories a now hidden if they are empty.
  • Markups:
    Improved detection of text lines with language index markups.
  • Reference text:
    New option in utilities and tags to select "next track" as reference text source.
  • Render:
    Improved measurement of text, graphemes and glyphs.
  • SubStation Alpha import:
    New support to import karaoke.
  • Tags:
    Tag "run draw mode" has been renamed to "run slice mode".
New features:
  • Import:
    New option in settings/import/default to remove karaoke.
  • Karaoke:
    New ball effect that allows to use a custom image.
  • MetaData:
    New option (in settings) to select which kind of metadata to detect.
  • Tags:
    New "karaoke ball image effect" tag.
  • Tags:
    New "run render mode" tag.
    This tag force the text run to be drawn grapheme by grapheme, instead of the whole text run in one go.

  • The "grapheme by grapheme" mode is always enabled when using character spacing.
  • Utilities:
    New "copy comments from" utility.
  • Utilities:
    New utility "remove lines (by language index)".
2024/Feb/02 Version 1.4.4 Beta 3
Fixes:
  • Report:
    Fixed bug detecting the Ogham spacing.
Improvements:
  • FFmpeg:
    Updated to version 6.1.0 (2024-Jan-27).
  • FontTools:
    Updated to version 4.47.2.
  • Macros:
    Small visual improvements in the macros editor.
  • Macros editor:
    New panel to enter metadata.
  • Macros editor:
    Now when a new macro is created, it is automatically registered, and selected in the editor.
  • Providers manager:
    Presets and macros now display metadata information.
New features:
  • Command:
    New "go to error" command. It allows to navigate the list of errors in the report tool.
  • Metadata:
    Macros now support metadata.
2024/Jan/28 Version 1.4.4 Beta 2
Fixes:
  • Languages:
    Removed empty language codes.
  • Render:
    Fixed bug applying character spacing to the last character of a line.
  • Tools:
    Fixed visual bug in the timeline. Editable subtitles showed an empty subpicture path.
Improvements:
  • FFmpeg:
    New option to turn off hardware acceleration for videos higher than 4K.
  • List tool:
    New option to show the subpicture paths with full path or only the file name.
  • Metadata:
    The clients editor now reports collisions with language codes.
  • Overlays:
    New support to draw overlays in stereoscopic.
    In the monitor tool, the overlays have a new checkbox to enable stereoscopic (if the overlay supports stereoscopic).
    When drawing overlays using a tag, the tag has .
  • System:
    New option to show debug errors only once.
  • Timeline tool:
    New option to show the subpicture paths with full path or only the file name.
2024/Jan/12 Version 1.4.4 Beta 1
Fixes:
  • Colors:
    Fixed bug rounding the hue channel.
  • Tools:
    Several fields now allow to enter zero as clip index.
Improvements:
  • Commands:
    New option in the "add new clip" command to fix any overlap with the next clip.
  • GUI:
    The color picker window now also shows HSB values.
  • FFmpeg:
    Updated to version 6.1.
  • FontTools:
    Updated to version 4.46.0.
  • MetaData:
    The client field now accepts names/codes of non-registered clients.
  • OCR:
    New options in the OCR utility to apply horizontal/vertical alignment to the resulting text.
  • Overlays:
    The "digital cinema" overlay now supports subpictures' anchors.
  • Tags:
    The "antialias" tags now support overlays.
    The "composition quality" tags now support overlays.
    The "pixel offset quality" tags now support overlays.
  • Tags:
    New option in the "add subtitle" tag to select the twin mode.
  • Timeline tool:
    New option to display the reference text.
  • Tools:
    Improved displaying of clips in the list and timeline tools.
    Clips are created faster, and they are more customizable.
  • Utilities:
    The "remove first" utility works now with several tracks.
  • Tags:
    Tags can be sorted now by source preset ID.
New features:
  • Crop:
    New "subtitle area (with paragraphs)" option for image cropping.
    The existing option "subtitle area" crops only text lines and subpictures.
    New new "(with paragraphs)" option inclused the paragraphs' area, which may be larger that the area of all text lines combined.
  • Formats:
    New "CapCut" import-only format.
    CapCut is a nice video editor that can convert audio into text.

  • This CapCut format can import the detected words.
    The file you need to import is usually named "draft_content.json".
  • Overlay tags:
    New option to select the layer (draw the overlay behind or in front of he subtitle).
  • Overlay tags:
    New support to control the quality of overlays (antialias, pixel offset, composition quality).
  • Plug-ins:
    New "stereoscopic" plug-in.
    This plug-in will contain most of the existing stereoscopic functions.
    It is installed by default.
  • Settings:
    New control to edit the list of clients.
  • Settings:
    New options in "settings/project/elements" to select the default size for tracks.
  • Stereoscopic:
    Some overlays can now be rendered in stereoscopic (side-by-side or top/bottom).
  • System:
    New options in the configuration file to remove features.
  • Tags:
    New "merge overlapping subtitle" tag.
    This tag combines the subtitle text with the lines of any overlapping subtitle, so they appear as a single subtitle.
  • Tags:
    New "merge subtitle lines" tag.
    This tag combines the subtitle text with the lines of the previous/next subtitle, so they appear as a single subtitle.
  • Tags:
    New tag to specify the stereoscopic layout for overlays.
  • Tags:
    New tag to specify the stereoscopic separation of overlays.
  • Timeline:
    New option to change the font size.
Changes log 2023
2023/Dec/20 Version 1.4.3
Fixes:
  • MetaData:
    Fixed retrieving of reel number. It always reported reel 1.
  • Subpictures:
    Fixed crash when calculating boxes for non-existing subpictures.
Improvements:
  • GUI:
    Some labels have been changed from "reel index" to "reel number".
  • FontTools:
    Updated to version 4.45.1.
  • Languages:
    ISO 639-1 codes include now codes with territories/regions.
  • Magnifier:
    Now the last used zoom and position are saved.
  • Metadata:
    Empty entries are not allowed now.
  • Metadata:
    Metadata with invalid values can still be used but they will appear flagged.
  • Metadata:
    Resolved metadata displays now all codes.
    Resolved metadata is now displayed in color.
  • Presets editor:
    Improved panels.
  • Overlays:
    Improved drawing of text anchors.
  • Overlays:
    New option in the "digital cinema" overlay to display a guide at the text anchor.
  • Stereoscopic:
    Improved metrics in the stereoscopic overlay.
  • System:
    Improved single-instance command line.
  • Tags:
    Improved "paragraph fit to lines" tag.
    This tag is now executed as a post-processor, to support the changes that other post-processors may do to the text.
  • Tags:
    New option in the "anti-alias" tag to specify antialiasing for highlights (karaoke).
    New option in the "anti-alias graphics" tag to specify antialiasing for highlights.
  • Utilities:
    Improved calculation of subpicture auto alignment.
  • Utilities:
    Improved calculation of subpicture position when changing the anchor.
  • Utilities:
    New options in the "remove subpicture path" utility to choose to remove image path and image ID.
  • Workcopies:
    New option to render workcopies at 25,000 kbps.
New features:
  • Clip scopes:
    New "with embedded subpicture" and "without embedded subpicture" scopes.
  • Crop:
    New "boxes" option for image cropping.
  • Effects:
    New "text run & subpicture" surface mode, to apply effects on text and subpictures.
  • Rendering:
    Rendering have now two different priorities (process and draw).
  • Rendering:
    New option to specify antialising for highlights (karaoke).
  • Rendering:
    New option to specify pixel offset quality for each element (text, outline, shadow, box, highlight, subpicture).
  • Settings:
    New button in settings/system/settings to find the settings file.
  • Tags:
    New pixel offset quality options tag.
  • Tags:
    New "render subtitle" tag.
    This tag allows to select which subtitle elements to draw: text paragraphs, subpictures, and captions.
  • Tags:
    New rotate effect tag.
  • Undo:
    New suppport to undo markers's flags.
  • Utilities:
    New "set subpicture path" utility.
  • Utilities:
    New utility to remove text's anchor.
  • Utilities:
    New utility to remove the first clip in a track.
  • Utilities:
    New utility to set marker's "break" flag.
  • Utilities:
    New utility to set text's anchor.
2023/Nov/12 Version 1.4.3 Beta 9
Introducing:
  • Preset MetaData:
    Presets can contain metadata, which is extra information that describes the content and purpose of the preset.
    The main purpose of the metadata is to be able to link presets and projects automatically.
    When a file is imported, metadata can be extracted from the file name, and used to find the right preset to apply.
Fixes:
  • Overlays:
    Corrected some overlays that did not show the "save" button.
Improvements:
  • Custom formats:
    Improved XML file. The fieldmapping element saves only the required parameters.
  • Digital cinema overlays:
    New option to select the horizontal guide.
    New option to select the vertical guide.
  • IDX:
    Support to decode images up to 4K.
  • Import:
    New option in "settings/import/post-process" to set the text anchor.
  • Overlays:
    Support for stereoscopic overlays.
    When in stereoscopic mode, two overlays will be rendered (one per eye).
    Not all overlays can be rendered in stereoscopic.
  • Video export:
    New option to export HEVC 10-bit.
New features:
  • Custom formats:
    New option to import positions for text and subpictures.
    New option to import positions as screen percent, screen percent from center, and screen percent from bottom.
2023/Nov/03 Version 1.4.3 Beta 8
Fixes:
  • Excel import:
    Improved import of line-breaks.
Improvements:
  • Import:
    Now the default language for imported project is the one specified in "settings/project/default project".
  • Import:
    Improved error messaging when unable to import a file.
  • Office import:
    Improved detection of Word and Excel files.
  • TimedText export:
    New option to export the "contentProfile" entry for IMSC.
2023/Nov/01 Version 1.4.3 Beta 7
Improvements:
  • Disney+ export:
    New option to select stereoscopic mode.
    New option to select stereoscopic units.
  • Import:
    New option in settings/import/post-process to enable ruby overhang.
  • Lambda import:
    New "format rubies" option, It adds some tags to the imported project to make rubies look nicer.
  • MetaData:
    New setting to enable case-sensitive parsing.
  • Project:
    New setting to specify the default ruby alignment (in "settings/project/default design").
  • TimedText export:
    Now "contentProfiles" is also exported.
  • Utilities:
    New option in the "normalize punctuation" utilty to normalize ellipsis.
    New option in the "normalize punctuation" utilty to normalize brackets (parenthesis).
New features:
  • Tags:
    New "normalize punctuation" tag.
    It converts:
    - Any kind of space to regular space
    - Any kind of apostrophe to regular apostrophe
    - Any kind of dash to minus dash
    - Ellipsis to three dots
    - Any kind of quote to regular quote
    - Any kind of bracket (round, square, curly, angle) to regular parenthesis.
  • Tags:
    New "content type" tag.
  • Variables:
    New "content type" variable.
2023/Oct/17 Version 1.4.3 Beta 6
Introducing:
  • Subtitle shadow flag:
    This flag enables shadows in the subtitle. Similar to the box flag that enables boxes.
    Notice that this flag will be ignored in older versions of Lemony, and therefore, shadows will be lost.
Improvements:
  • Aspect ratios:
    Added aspect ratio 2:1.
    Added aspect ratio 2.21.
  • Excel import:
    New support to import phonetic runs as rubies.
  • Export:
    New option in settings/export/report to report when image-cropping fails (the image contains no visual pixels).
  • Export:
    The analysis of exporters before exporting now supports to display errors generated by tags in the exporter.
  • FFmpeg:
    Updated to version 6.0 (2023-Oct-07).
  • Font compression:
    New option in settings to report if the typeface contains OpenType CFF outlines.
  • FontTools:
    Updated to version 4.43.1.
  • Formats:
    Improved import options for Netflix and Disney+.
    It is still recommended to use the TimedText format to import any flavor of TimeText.
  • Japanese ruby:
    Improved auto alignmalignment. Now the alignment is set to left or right when the ruby is wider than the base.
  • Lambda format:
    New error message when importing empty rubies.
    New error message when importing tate-chu-yoko spans with additional parameters.
  • Presets editor:
    The 'refresh' button is now used only to refresh the metadata.
  • Providers manager:
    New option to display company's clients.
  • Tags:
    Tag "text outside safe area" has been renamed to "text outside area".
    Tag "text outside area" has a new option to select the area to check (screen, safe area, or display area).
  • Variables:
    New option in tags that report variables values, to compare using the "is not" operator.
  • Unicode:
    Updated to version 15.1.
New features:
  • Disney+:
    New Disney+ Stereoscopic format.
  • Subtitles:
    New shadow flag.
    New button in the subtitle editor to toggle the shadow flag.
    New command to toggle the shadow flag.
    New icon in the list tool to display the shadow flag.
    New icon in the subtitle info tool to display the shadow flag.
    New option in the copy clips properties tool to copy the shadow flag.
    New option in the copy properties utility to copy the shadow flag.
    New utility to toggle the shadow flag.
  • Tags:
    New tag "font right-to-left (by language index)".
    New tag "line right-to-left (by language index)".
    New tag "remove language index".
    New tag "set language index (auto)".
  • Tags:
    New "client" tag.
2023/Sep/01 Version 1.4.3 Beta 5
Introducing:
  • Recent groups:
    The "recent files" function now supports groups of files. So you re-open all projects you had in your previous session.
    Groups are created automatically when opening many files, or manually.
  • Company settings:
    There is a new XML file to save settings specific for companies. Initially this file contains a list of clients.
    This file is saved in C:\ProgramData\Lemony Pro 5\Settings\{UserName}.
Improvements:
  • Blackmagic:
    Updated to SDK version 12.5.
  • FFmpeg:
    Updated to version 6.0 (Aug 17).
  • FontTools:
    Updated to version 4.42.0.
  • NewTek NDI:
    Updated to SDK version 5.6.
  • Presets:
    New option in settings/presets to automatically extract metadata from presets (using information from its tags).
  • Presets editor:
    New option in settings/presets to show the metadata. Now the metadata is hidden by default.
  • Providers manager:
    New option to display all language codes.
  • Recent files:
    New support for group of files.
  • Settings:
    New option to specify the maximum number of recent groups.
New features:
  • Commands:
    New "create recent group". It creates a new recent group using the opened projects.
  • Commands:
    New "open recent project group". It opens the most recent group of projects.
  • Commands:
    New "recent clear" command. It clears the recent projects list.
  • Commands:
    xxx.
  • Tags:
    New "show children tags" button in the tags panel. It displays tags for child paragraphs, lines and runs.
2023/Aug/10 Version 1.4.3 Beta 4
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Fixes:
  • Custom fonts:
    Fonts flagged as "is italic" or "is bold" not longer affect font style.
  • Custom fonts:
    The default "version" is now empty, not "1.0".
  • Fonts:
    Fixed potential bug resolving a typeface name (invalid face name).
  • GUI:
    Fixed potential bug saving the width of panels in some windows.
  • iTunes export:
    Corrected style name for underlined spans.
  • Report tool:
    The selected exporter is now only used for tracks that belong to the same project as the exporter.
  • Statistics:
    Fixed crash when unable to retrieve reel's video/audio codecs.
  • System:
    Fixed crash when closing the application and disposing file watchers.
Improvements:
  • Custom fonts:
    Improved font registration files.
    It contains now the list of detected fonts.
    It contains now the real font name.
    It contains now information about italic and bold.
    It indicates now which font is the default one.
  • Custom fonts:
    Improved font selector.
    It allows now to remove the selected font
    It shows details about the selected font.
  • Custom fonts:
    New error message when fonts in the same folder do not belong to the same font family.
  • Custom formats import:
    Importing text is now accumulative.
    This is, importing a second text field will be added to the first one.
  • Custom formats import:
    Improved preview of imported text. It now supports underline, strikeout, and language index.
  • Custom formats import:
    New support to import language index.
  • Digital Cinema export:
    New option to select the image path format.
  • Font viewer:
    The viewer now displays: version, copyright and descriptions.
  • Formats import:
    Improved format detection when using menu "track/create/import".
  • Formats import:
    New setting "remove language index".
  • Formats import:
    New support to import language index. Currently supported only in custom formats.
  • GUI:
    Some windows now save the size of their panels (presets editor and custom fonts editor).
  • HandySaw:
    The HandySaw plug-in now displays the version of the exe (in the providers manager).
  • Monitor tool:
    New option to display pixel information calculated from bottom and right (not top and left).
    New option to display pixel information calculated for Digital Cinema.
  • Overlays:
    Improved "digital cinema" overlay for horizontal subtitles.
    The "digital cinema" overlay now supports vertical subtitles.
  • Presets editor:
    New "refresh" button.
  • Presets editor:
    The presets editor now also displays corrupted presets (presets that could not be loaded).
  • Providers manager:
    Presets that failed to load now display error messages.
  • Report tool:
    New buttons to remove the selected preset and exporter.
  • Report tool:
    New error message when the reporter could not analyze the subtitles.
  • System information:
    Added information about custom fonts and video player.
  • Tags:
    New "convert paragraph anchor" tag. It allows to re-align the anchor based on the line alignment and text direction.
  • Tags:
    New option in the "find and replace" tag to select a priority.
    - Render: The text is replaced as regular. This is, only finding/replacing renderable text.
    - Parsing: The text is replaced before the subtitle text is being parsed (before variables and markups are evaluated). This allows to find/replace variables and markups.
  • Tags:
    The "custom font (installed)" tag.
  • Typefaces:
    New support to extract extra informaton from typefaces: version, copyright and descriptions.

  • The font descriptions is a collection of: descriptions, designers, licenses, manufacturers, trademarks and vendors.
  • Video export:
    New error message when trying to use an encoding preset not supported by the selected hardware acceleration.
New features:
  • Custom formats export:
    New variable "{TextByLanguageIndex}".
    Example: "{TextByLanguageIndex:2}" to export only the text marked as 'language Index 2'.
  • Custom formats import:
    New RegEx variable "{TextOptional}" to import optional text.
    New RegEx variable "{TextLinesOptional}" to import optional text lines.
  • HandySaw:
    Updated to version 4.7 x64.
  • Overlays:
    New "language index" overlay.
  • Presets:
    Presets now support two new fields: version and metadata.
  • Presets editor:
    The editor now displays preset's type, version, creation date, and metadata.
  • Report:
    New internal support to analyze subtitles using several exporters.
  • Report tool:
    New option to select an exporter.
    The exporter will be used to analyze the subtitles simulating the exporter's output.
  • Report tool:
    New options in settings/tools/report to "show exporters" and "auto select active exporter".
  • Tag editor:
    New option to edit the "source preset ID".
  • Tags:
    New "find and replace (many)" tag. It allows to do a find/replace of many texts in the same tag.
  • Tags:
    New "line alignment (by text anchor)" tag. It sets the line alignment based on the paragraph anchor.
  • Tags:
    New "line text contains" condition tag.
  • Tags:
    New "remove paragraph position" tag.
  • Tags:
    New "screen size ID", to select screen size by ID, not by pixel size.
  • Tags:
    Tags now save the ID of the source preset (when tags are inserted from a preset).
  • Tags:
    New tags to specify a custom font:
    - "custom font (embed)". It allows to embed a font into the project.
    - "custom font (link)". It allows to use a font located in a given folder.
    - "custom font (installed)". It allows to select a font from your font library.
2023/Jul/06 Version 1.4.3 Beta 3
Introducing:
  • Custom fonts:
    It is now possible to have collection of private fonts. These fonts can be used without having to install them on your Windows.
    Fonts have an unique ID, allowing to share font collections even if the folder structure is different.
  • Text anchors:
    New support for text anchors. Anchors specify the corner of the text used to position the text.
    Anchors are used only when the paragraph uses absolute positioning. More options to be added soon.
    The default anchor is "top left".
Fixes:
  • DTS export:
    Improved export of BMP's for DTS.
  • Grids:
    Corrected snapping in the crosshair grid.
  • Player:
    Fixed crash in the media player UWP player.
  • Tags:
    Corrected behaviour of the "add text" tag. Text is inserted now in the right order.
  • Utilities:
    Fixed crash in the Google Translator utility.
  • Viewer:
    Fixed crash in the bytes viewer.
Improvements:
  • Commands:
    Commands "export wizard" and "add new exporter from preset" can be assigned to a shortcut now.
  • Custom fonts:
    Some tags have been renamed to avoid confussion with the new custom fonts. This is not affecting compatibility.
    - Font name custom has been renamed to font name (custom name).
    - Font name custom (any) has been renamed to font name (any name).
    - font name custom (by language) has been renamed to font name (custom name by language).
  • FFmpeg:
    Improved function to retrieve exe version.
  • Fonts:
    The typeface viewer now displays font errors.
  • Google:
    Updated languages list for Google Translator.
  • GUI:
    Dialog windows can now have independent settings (size and position) per edited element.
    This applies to element editors and tags editors. This can be configured in settings/interface/dialogs.
  • OCR:
    Support for embedded subpictures.
  • Settings:
    Option "editing/display inherited properties" has new sub-options to customize the text editing box.
    - Font color. Now you can independtly select if font colors will be used.
    - Improve color contrast. Improves the colors to avoid having black text with a black background (works with both dark and semi-transparent colors).
    - Right-to-left. Now you can independtly select if RTL directionality will be used.
  • Subtitle editor tool:
    The "more settings" button now displays the text editing options too.
  • Overlays:
    New option in the "text areas" overlay to draw text anchors.
    And a new option to display the text anchors metrics.
  • Text conversion:
    Conversion of subtitle text to HTML now supports underline and strikeout.
  • Text conversion:
    Text converter "continue opened markups (HTML)" now supports strikeout.
  • Utilities:
    Utility "convert markups to tags" now supports font color markups.
  • Utilities:
    Utility "convert text" has a new option to ignore markups.
  • WebVTT import:
    Improved position import. This format now supports importing text anchors.
New features:
  • FFmpeg export:
    New option in the "FFmpeg hardcopy" tag to modify the video applying a video effect.
    For the moment just the "grayscale" filter is available.
  • Fonts:
    The typeface viewer has new functions:
    - To copy the typeface file to the desktop.
    - To copy the glyph image to the clipboard.
    - To split a font collection file (*.ttc).
  • Subtitle editor:
    New text tree. It allows to see the subtitle text's structure (paragraphs, lines and runs), and edit their tags.
  • Tags:
    New tag to specify paragraph's anchor.
  • Tags:
    New tag to specify paragraph's rest position when using anchors.
    When the anchor is set to bottom, it can be adjusted to match the baseline.
2023/May/24 Version 1.4.3 Beta 2
Fixes:
  • iTunes export:
    The "5.0" version has been rolled-back. To use all new features in iTunes, use version "5.3".
Improvements:
  • FFmpeg:
    Updated to version 6.0 (May 18).
  • FontTools:
    Updated to version 4.39.4.
  • Render:
    New hard pixels remapping effect. It allows to apply conversions to hard pixels.
  • Render:
    New support to apply effects to hard pixels.
  • Shadows:
    Setting "render/round decimals for shadow position" has been removed, and it is now accessible via tags. You can find it in the "shadow" tag.
  • Tags:
    The "soft pixels remapping" tag now supports not-paletted images.
  • TimedText NBCU export:
    New option to select a time base conversion.
  • WebVTT export:
    Text position now includes text anchor.
New features:
  • Shadows:
    New option to round the position decimals.
  • Shadows:
    New option to specify a position offset.
  • Shadows:
    New shadow mode "single (with outline)". It draws a shadow with the same shape of the text with outline.
  • Render:
    New option to apply text contrast several times.
  • Tags:
    New "composition options" tag. It allows to select the composition mode for text, outline, shadow, subpicture, box and highlight.
  • Tags:
    New "factorize alpha" tag.
  • Tags:
    New "factorize anti-aliasing" tag.
  • Tags:
    New "hard pixels remapping" tag.
  • Tags:
    New option in the "text contrast" tag to specify the number of passes.
  • Tags:
    New "shadow offset" tag.
  • Tags:
    New "shadow offset (percent)" tag.
2023/May/03 Version 1.4.3 Beta 1
Fixes:
  • Batch:
    Fixed menu "add/add files".
  • Tags:
    Fixed bug in the "font path" tag, when resolving path using the "custom font full path" mode.
Improvements:
  • Font compression:
    New option to enable/disable reporting of unsupported characters (in settings/fonts/font compression).
  • Font compression:
    New option to enable/disable reporting of unsupported characters not included in the Unicode table (in settings/fonts/font compression).
  • Font embedding:
    New option in the "embed custom font" tag to create a temporal local font.
    The font compressor cannot compress embedded fonts, but this option allows to compress using the temporal font.
  • TimedText export:
    New option to specify the number of decimals for the outline size.
2023/Apr/25 Version 1.4.2
Improvements:
  • Digital Cinema import:
    New option to enable/disable importing of font paths (in settings/formats/digital cinema).
  • FFmpeg:
    Updated to version 6.0 (Apr 23).
  • Netflix export:
    New option to export using the 2023 specs.
    It includes new namespaces, new header metadata, and comments in <p> metadata.
  • Utilities:
    New option in the "find and replace actor" utility to replace the first text line.
2023/Apr/17 Version 1.4.2 Beta 5
Improvements:
  • FFmpeg:
    Updated to version 6.0 (Mar 05). Support for AV1.
  • FontTools:
    Updated to version 4.39.3.
  • TimedText import:
    Support to import comments from a p/metadata/desc element.
  • TimedText export:
    Support to export <p> comments inside as metadata.
  • TimedText NBCU export:
    Now when exporting <p> position, <extent> is also included.
  • Workcopies:
    Removed engines for Nvidia, AMD and Intel. Now the desired hardware acceleration is selected in settings/FFmpeg.
New features:
  • Tags:
    New tag to export comments as a single line.
2023/Mar/30 Version 1.4.2 Beta 4
Fixes:
  • GUI:
    Fixed bug when rounding decimals in numeric boxes.
Improvements:
  • Installation:
    The Newtek NDI plug-in is now disabled by default.
  • Languages:
    Language code for "Arabic (Saudi Arabia)" changed to ARSA and ar-SA.
  • Languages:
    Updated Digital Cinema language codes.
  • Overlays:
    New option in the "display area" overlay to display position and size.
  • Render:
    Support to remap images to 2 colors. Previously it was set to 4 colors minimum.
  • System:
    New support to release "preview" versions, not only betas.
  • Video export:
    FFmpeg error messages are now displayed in the progress window.
New features:
  • Formats:
    New export format "DTS Digital Theater Systems".
  • Formats:
    Suppor tto export BMP 1-bit images.
  • Formats:
    Suppor tto export BMP 24-bit images.
  • Formats:
    Suppor tto export BMP 32-bit images.
  • Render:
    Support for paragraph processors. These processors allow to modify the text paragraph.
  • Screen sizes:
    New size for XGA (1024x768).
  • Tags:
    New "Paragraph Fit to lines" tag. It allows to fit the size of the paragraph to its text lines.
  • Tags:
    New "Paragraph Keep inside" tag. It allows to modify the paragraph to keep it inside a given area.
  • Tags:
    New "Paragraph lines Round position" tag. It allows to round the decimals of the text lines positions.
  • Tags:
    New "Paragraph padding" tag. It allows to inflate the paragraph area.
  • Tags:
    New "Paragraph Round area" tag. It allows to round the decimals of the paragraph area.
  • Tags:
    New "Paragraph Snap to area" tag. It allows to snap the edges of text paragraphs to a given area.
  • Tags:
    New tag to specify the size of display area in pixels.
2023/Mar/16 Version 1.4.2 Beta 3
Fixes:
  • Shortcuts:
    When resetting shortcuts, false errors could be reported.
Improvements:
  • FFmpeg:
    Updated to version 6.0 (Mar 05). Support for AV1.
  • Installation:
    The Disney plug-in is now installed by default. Required to have access to the Disney languages.
  • Installation:
    The Netflix plug-in is now installed by default. Required to have access to the Netflix languages.
  • System:
    Improved function to find the OneDrive location.
  • Tags:
    New option in the "Language code (custom table file)" tag to reload the table.
  • TimedText NBCU:
    Support to export text position (<p> origin).
  • TimedText export:
    New error message when exporting regions that are outside the screen.
  • TimedText export:
    New option to export Disney language codes.
  • Word export:
    Support to export cropped images with semi-transparent background.
New features:
  • Screen:
    New screen sizes for HD stereoscopipc side-by-side.
  • Video:
    New options to create workcopies in AV1 + AAC. Supports hardware acceleration.
2023/Feb/20 Version 1.4.2 Beta 2
Fixes:
  • Fonts:
    Fixed crash when no installed fonts found.
  • GUI:
    Fixed crash when resizing the subtitler when having a watermark image.
  • Subpictures:
    Fixed possible crash when retrieving buffered images.
Improvements:
  • FFmpeg:
    Updated to version 5.1 (Feb 08).
  • TimedText NBCU:
    Support to export bold text.
  • TimedText export:
    New option to specify the region's style.
  • Overlays:
    New options in the "text outside area" overlay to select which areas to check.
  • SAMI export:
    New options to select which characters to escape.
  • Tags:
    New option in the "font size Digital Cinema" tag to round up the resulting font size.
  • Tags:
    New option in the "font measuring" tag to round up the font size.
  • Tags:
    New option in the "font measuring" tag to scale text line's ascent and descent.
New features:
  • Custom formats export:
    New parameter "HMSMillisecondsComma" to format timecodes.
  • Timecode:
    New timecode expressed in milliseconds separated by comma (HH:MM:SS,MMM).
  • Utilities:
    New "subpictures/directory set (auto)" utility. It tries to re-link subpictures by searching in several folders.
2023/Jan/27 Version 1.4.2 Beta 1
Fixes:
  • TimedText export:
    Removed luminanceGain attributes from styles.
Improvements:
  • Log:
    Added details about the name of the executing utility and tasks.
  • Subtitler:
    New busy icon. This icon may appear when the software is busy with a long operation.
  • TimedText export:
    New option to include/omit background color in regions.
  • TimedText export:
    New option to include/omit the version number.
  • TimedText export:
    New options to override the outline and shadow.
  • TimedText export:
    New options to specify outline color format and outline units.
  • TimedText export:
    New options to specify shadow color format and shadow units.
  • Utilities:
    The "factorize time" utility now supports to specify an anchor.
  • Video export:
    New experimental function to export AV1 videos.
    It uses the latest Nvidia, AMD and Intel AV1 video acceleration.
    The current version of FFmpeg still does not support them.
    You would need a latest-generation graphic card.
New features:
  • Formats:
    New PowerPoint export format.
  • Screen:
    New screen sizes for Instagram and Snapchat.
  • TimedText:
    New "TimedText NBCU" format.
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