Changes log 2021
2021/Sep/XX Version 1.3.8 Beta 5
Fixes:
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Improvements:
  • Newtonsoft Json: Updated to version 13.0.1.
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New features:
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Windows 10 plug-in:
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2021/Aug/28 Version 1.3.8 Beta 4
Fixes:
  • TimedText export: Corrected lowecase when exporting "tts:shear".
  • TimedText export: Subtitles with fading were exported with zero opacity.
Improvements:
  • SubRip export: When exporting text adding directionality codes, all existing codes are now removed.
  • TimedText export: New support to export transitions (fades) as animated opacity.
  • WebVTT export: When exporting text adding directionality codes, all existing codes are now removed.
New features:
  • Commands: New command "select from time position to last".
    This command selects clips all the way to the last clip. Command "select from time position to end" selects only to the end of the project.
  • Commands: New commands "copy clip to lower track" and "copy clip to upper track".
  • Commands: New commands "move clip to lower track" and "move clip to upper track".
  • Timeline: New menu "select/select from time position to last".
2021/Aug/09 Version 1.3.8 Beta 3
Fixes:
  • Import: Fixed bug importing files with font embedding. Fonts were embedded even when empty.
  • Playlist: Fixed bug resizing playlist items.
Improvements:
  • FontTools: Updated to version 4.26.2.
2021/Aug/01 Version 1.3.8 Beta 2
Fixes:
  • CPL: CPL editors are now closed when the owner project is closed.
  • System: Fixed bug removing invalid characters when importing files.
Improvements:
  • FontTools: Updated to version 4.25.0.
  • Import detection: New option to select format detection mode (settings/import/detect).
  • MediaPlayer UWP: Improved playback speed.
  • Newtek NDI: Updated to SDK 5.0.
  • Newtonsoft Json: Updated to version 13.0.1.
  • Scenarist export: The script header is now filtered to avoid exporting non-ANSI characters.
  • Smpte-TT export: It contains now the "optimize attributes" option.
  • Smpte-TT export: It contains now the "paragraph attributes order" option.
  • Smpte-TT export: It supports now fontStyle and fontWeight.
New features:
  • Tags: New tag "convert image name to ANSI". This tag converts subpicture filenames from Unicode to ANSI. Use this tag when tracks' names contain characters that cannot be exported in scripts. For example, Scenarist scripts are ANSI, and does not support all Unicode characters.
2021/Jun/24 Version 1.3.8 Beta 1
Fixes:
  • Markers: Fixed problem with colors for selected markers.
  • System: Fixed bug overriding the default location of the data folder.
  • Tags: Fixed crash disposing preset tags.
  • Tags: Fixed crash disposing the monitor tool.
Improvements:
  • EBU and PAC export: Improved export of vertical positions (row).
  • EBU export: New option to add teletext box codes.
  • EBU import: Teletext box codes arer now removed from imported text.
  • Overlays: The "grid" overlay now allows to display the column/row to which text lines will snap to.
  • Settings: The "fix windows positions" option is now enabled by default.
  • Tags: The "colorize subpicture" tags have more options to select the colorize method.
  • Utilities: The "remove tags by group" and "enable tags by group" utilities, now have a drop list to select the name of an installed preset.
New features:
  • Digital cinema import: New option to remove namespaces before importing.
  • Digital cinema import: New option to sort text lines by Vposition.
  • Find tool: New "line characters count" matcher. It finds text lines with a given amount of characters.
  • Tags: New "box color alpha" tag. It changes only the alpha value of the box color.
  • Tags: New "color (minimum)" mode for the colorize tags. It combines two colors using the lowest RBG value.
  • Tags: New "line position snap to grid". It snaps text lines using the current grid.
  • Viewer: New "EBU STL" viewer. It displays EBU files as human-readable text.
2021/May/24 Version 1.3.7
Fixes:
  • Character picker: Fixed crash.
  • Custom formats: Fixed small problem scrolling the options panel.
Improvements:
  • FontTools: Updated to version 4.23.1.
  • Tags: New option in the "remap keyframe value" to select the type of keyframe to modify.
New features:
  • Subtitle editor tool: New convert text option, to insert right-to-left directionality codes to the selected text (removing any other existing directionality codes).
  • Utilities: New "remove all directionality codes" utility.
  • Utilities: New "replace directionality codes" utility.
2021/May/09 Version 1.3.7 Beta 4
Improvements:
  • FFmpeg: Updated to version 4.4.
  • FontTools: Updated to version 4.22.1.
  • Gelula import: Markup @n is now removed in the imported text.
  • Timeline tool: Markers now use colors.
New features:
  • Custom fonts.
    - Using the new "custom font" tag, it is possible to use a font not installed on Windows.
    - It is possible to point to the external ttf file, or embed it into the project.
    - If the font is compressed, it is possible to point to an alternative file to use it for exporting.
    - This alternative file can be used to export a new compressed font file.
    - The "unsupported font" tag can be used to report characters not supported by the custom font.
    - There are new options in "settings/import/post-process" to import a subtitles and point/embed the font.
    - The "font path" tag has new options to assign the path using the custom font's.
  • MediaPlayer: New option to disable overlays for the MediaPlayer Video Server.
  • MediaPlayer: New option to redirect audio for the MediaPlayer UWP player.
  • Presets editor: New "save as" button.
  • Settings: New options in "settings/import/post-process" to import external font files. Pointing to the external ttf file or embedding it.
  • Tags: New "custom font" tag. This tag offers all the options to add a custom font.
  • Tags: New "embed custom font" tag. This tag offers the options to add a custom font from a file, and/or embed it.
  • Tags: New "remove custom font" tag. This tag removes the custom font.
  • Tags: New "use custom font" tag. This tag allows to turn on or off a custom font.
  • Tags: New "custom font file" option in the "font path" tag.
  • Tags: New "custom font full path" option in the "font path" tag.
  • Tags: The "typeface file" and "typeface full path" options in the "font path" tag, now takes the path from the custom font, if any.
2021/Apr/29 Version 1.3.7 Beta 3
Fixes:
  • Monitor tool: Fixed crash when showing pixel information, while hiding the on-screen editor.
  • TimedText: Fixed bug saving the parameters for tag "Smpte-TT (Text)".
Improvements:
  • Blu-ray export: New option to select if the OFSFileName attribute is exported with full path.
New features:
  • Commands: New command to edit the navigation.
  • Commands: New command to show the CPL.
  • Navigation: New context menu to edit the navigation element.
  • Navigation: New context menu to show the current CPL.
  • Navigation: Some small improvements to the navigation editor.
  • Tools: New context menu "select all bottom subtitle tracks".
2021/Apr/16 Version 1.3.7 Beta 2
Fixes:
  • Macros: Fixed crash when reloading deleted macros.
Improvements:
  • Final Cut Pro: Support to import font style from outline text clips.
  • Smpte-TT: New option to select how to export region units.
New features:
  • Comparer tool: New option to only display rows with differences.
  • Formats: New support to detect "FilmEdit" files.
  • Markers: New option to specify a color.
  • Tags: New "colorize subpicture" tag.
  • Tags: New "colorize subpicture (by font color)" tag.
  • Tags: New "set text variable" tag.
  • Variables: New text variables. These variables work as regular variables, but they also work inside the subtitle's text.
2021/Mar/25 Version 1.3.7 Beta 1
Fixes:
  • Excel: Fixed bug exporting data from row 1. Data and header overlap which results in a corrupted Excel file. Workaround: use "row 2".
  • Tags: Fixed buy in the "color remap" tag. Base colors were now loaded.
Improvements:
  • Custom formats: The import function now reformats the text lines in case variables were used to create new lines.
  • Digital cinema: Updated list of territory codes.
  • FFmpeg: Updated to version 4.3.2.
  • FontTools: Updated to version 4.21.1.
  • Netflix: Updated list of supported glyphs.
  • PNG: Improved color palette sorting. Alpha value is now considered.
New features:
  • Report tool: New option to automatically select all tracks (settings/teools/report).
  • SubRip: New option to import additional formatting, such as {/a} and {/an}. Those markups are not standard in SubRip, but still common.
  • Tags: New "remove transition" tag.
  • TimedText export: New option "paragraph attributes order". It specifies the desired order of attributes.
  • TimedText export: New option "optimize attributes". It removes redundant attributes in paragraphs and spans.
  • TimedText export: New option to specify an ID for the TT element.
  • Variables: New custom format variables "{IfFirst}" and "{IfLast}". They add conditioned text for the first and last subtitle. {IfFirst:AAA:BBB}.
  • Variables: New "{ElementGUID}" variable. It inserts the GUID specified by a tag.
Windows 10 plug-in:
  • Formats: New import and export file format "TranStation".
2021/Mar/17 Version 1.3.6
  • Excel: New option to export worksheets with cell borders.
2021/Mar/11 Version 1.3.6 Beta 13
Fixes:
  • Monitor: Fixed bug displaying the reel's background image.
Improvements:
  • Custom formats: The following variables are now exported processed by the selected text converter: {TextPlain}, {TextReference}, {TextReferenceOneLine}, {SubpicturePathOriginal}, {Comments}, {CommentsOneLine}, {SubpicturePath}, {SubpicturePathOriginal}, {SubpictureFileName}, {SubpictureFileNameOriginal}.
  • SubRip: Imported text positions are now also set as subpicture position and size. This trick helps to export the same positions when batch converting.
New features:
  • Scopes: New "comments contain" clip scope.
  • SubRip: New "subpicture area" option to export the subpicture position and size as text position.
  • Tags: New report tag "text contains HTML entities". It reports subtitles that cointain HTML entities or Unicode values.
Windows 10 plug-in:
  • Utilities: New "OCR" utility. It uses one of the installed OCR engines to scan subpicture.
  • Utilities: New "OCR DVD" utility. This OCR utility has options to choose the DVD colors.
  • OCR: New OCR engine. It uses Windows' installed OCR languages.
    - It requires to install the Windows 10 plug-in.
    - To add an OCR engine, go to "Windows settings / Time & Language / Language", and add a preferred language. Make sure the language supports OCR.
2021/Mar/02 Version 1.3.6 Beta 12
Improvements:
  • Custom formats: New "remove variables and markups" option. to import files keeping texts that are inside curly brackets.
  • Custom formats: New "remove markups" option to import files keeping texts that are inside curly brackets.
New features:
  • Tags: New "paragraph vertical position offset (percent) by height" tag.
  • Tags: New "paragraph vertical position set (percent) by height" tag.
  • Tags: New "subpicture vertical position offset (percent) by height" tag.
  • Tags: New "subpicture vertical position set (percent) by height" tag.
2021/Feb/26 Version 1.3.6 Beta 11
Improvements:
  • Digital cinema: Importing the main font effect now also imports its color.
  • Timeline tool: The scroll actions now affect all opened timelines.
New features:
  • Tags: New "line vertical position offset (percent) by height" tag.
  • Tags: New "line vertical position set (percent) by height" tag.
2021/Feb/10 Version 1.3.6 Beta 10
Fixes:
  • Tags: Dragging & dropping a tag now preserves its group name.
Improvements:
  • Digital cinema: New setting "import all spaces".
  • Excel: The Excel format now allows to export characters count and reading speed.
  • Tags: Added a padding option to the "texture" tag.
New features:
  • Utilities: New "enable tags (by group)" utility.
  • Utilities: New "remove tags (by group)" utility.
  • Utilities: New "remove tracks (by type)" utility.
2021/Jan/28 Version 1.3.6 Beta 9
Fixes:
  • PAC export: Removed encoding check. It reported some false errors.
Improvements:
  • FontTools: Updated to version 4.19.
  • Log: Closing projects is now logged too.
  • Log: New option to create a directory using the current year and month as a name.
  • Log: New options to include/exclude project title, project language, project path and project source path.
  • Log: The application log system now supports to specify two directories.
  • Providers manager: Now time formatters now display their ID.
  • Tags: New option in the "fix spaces advance" to specify the width range of the spaces to modify.
New features:
  • Custom formats: New timecode format to export time in/out expressed in seconds ({TimeIn:Seconds}).
  • Tags: New "texture" tag. It allows to apply an image to a surface.
2021/Jan/24 Version 1.3.6 Beta 8
Fixes:
  • Digital Cinema Smpte: Fixed bug exporting DisplayType. It was exported twice when using "auto" mode.
  • Import: Fixed bug displaying error messages when importing a file.
  • Macros: Fixed crash when creating a macro with the "select with matcher" utility and "time range" matcher.
Improvements:
  • Import: Improved error messages when importing files.
  • Utilities: New context menu in the utilities tab, to show/hide all tracks.
New features:
  • Import: New "none" mode for the track name mode option. This will keep imported tracks' name unchanged.
  • Matchers: New "time range HMSF" matcher. This matcher works with utilities and macros.
  • Tags: New "maximum characters per line (Japanese)" tag.
2021/Jan/10 Version 1.3.6 Beta 7
Remarks:
  • This version requires .NET 4.8.
Fixes:
  • GUI: Fixed bug with resized windows. Their minimum size could be larger than the monitor.
Improvements:
  • Shortcuts: Removing a shortcut now refreshes errors in the remaining shortcuts.
New features:
  • Tags: New "timestamp (elapsed)" tag.
  • Tags: New "timestamp (range)" tag.
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