DEVELOPMENT
CHANGES HISTORY
  • 2018/Aug/01 Version 1.3.0 Beta 8
    Fixes:
    Plug-ins: Fixed crash retrieving plug-in's methods.
    Plug-ins: Fixed problem initializing the Word plug-in.
    Project: Fixed bug when saving a project always got renamed to the suggested name.
    System: Fixed bug parsing invalid directories.
    Improvements:
    Overlay: The karaoke overlay now allows to display the effect percentage.
    Overlay: The karaoke overlay now allows to display the pointer.
    Plug-ins: Improved description of exceptions when loading plug-ins.
    New features:
    Installer: New option to install a default clipart images.
    Karaoke: New flow direction option to specify how to karaoke advances.
    Karaoke: New flow mode option to specify how the karaoke is applied.
    Karaoke: New font color effect.
    Karaoke: New hightlight effect.
    Karaoke: New outline effect.
    Karaoke: New stereoscopic effect.
    Karaoke: New tag to modify all karaoke options.
    Screen saver: New setting to specify a logo image.
    Undo: New option to undo clip's selections.
  • 2018/Jul/27 Version 1.3.0 Beta 7
    Fixes:
    Font compression: Fixed problem copying typeface files with no extension.
    Font compression: Fixed problem removing control characters.
    Font compression: Fixed problem unescaping XML files.
    Installer: Fixed problem copying the .NET installer.
    Variables: Fixed bug resolving some variables that required pre-rendering.
    Improvements:
    Batch: The preset in the "render script" job is not mandatory.
    CPL: New setting to ignore reel numbers when merging CPL's.
    Clips: New option in the copy clip properties dialog to select the tags to copy.
    Commands: New option in several set clip time commands to modify the current pinned clip.
    Commands: New option in the pin clip command to modify the auto focus.
    Commands: The merge selected menu is now enabled only when multi-selecting.
    Commands: The split selected menu is now enabled only when multi-selecting.
    Experimental: Removed experimental feature "Hide CPL debugging information".
    Font compression: New menu to open the settings window.
    Font compression: New option to display the shell window.
    GUI: Element editor now use a better duration control.
    Plug-ins: Removed elements in the Dexter plug-in not compatible with 64-bits.
    Project: First time a project is saved is now saved as.
    Project: The project's title field now supports custom variables.
    Spell checker: New settings to select how to manage trailing punctuations.
    Subtitle info: New options to show/hide information.
    Subtitle info: Simplified design.
    System: Now more shell processes can display their window, if enabled in settings.
    Tags: The "reading speed" report tag now has no parameters.
    Utilities: The "set duration by reading speed" utility now has no parameters.
    New features:
    Export: New tag to post-process text files. It can find/replace text in exported text files.
    Font compression: New font compression tool available in the hub.
    Formats: New internal functios and controls to open CPL's.
    Reading speed: New option to select how to display the reading speed.
    Reading speed: New settings to select the default values.
    Settings: New option to specify default folder and file name for projects.
    Tags: New tag to check reading speed with custom parameters.
    Tags: New tag to report text lines outside a given size limit (in pixels).
    Tags: New tag to specify reading speed count mode.
    Tags: New tag to specify reading speed limits.
    Tags: New tag to specify reading speed parameters.
  • 2018/Jul/17 Version 1.3.0 Beta 6
    Fixes:
    Presets: Fixed box color in the captions look built-in preset.
    Presets: Fixed invalid tag in the captions look built-in preset.
    Presets: Fixed textbox color in the presets editor's preview.
    Utilities: Fixed bug when closing opened color markups.
    Improvements:
    CPL: The CPL dialog now allows to change the first reel index.
    CPL: The CPL dialog now allows to create markers.
    FFmpeg: Updated to version 4.0.1.
    Font compression: New setting to choose to copy the TTF file when compression fails.
    Font compression: New setting to select the default maximum size for TTF files.
    Font compression: Now only "Windows Unicode" mappings are loaded (CMAP).
    Font compression: Support to specify source XML files.
    Fonts: Installed typefaces are now loaded at start-up.
    GUI: New internal options in the language combobox to only show Digital Cinema languages.
    GUI: New internal options in the language combobox to only show Netflix languages.
    GUI: New internal options in the language combobox to only show neutral languages.
    Media: The Dexter media extractor has been removed due to 64-bit incompatibility.
    Media: The media extractor now defaults to FFprobe if none has been selected in settings.
    Settings: The default project duration is now expressed in minutes, not seconds.
    Tags: Some conditional tags have been moved to the effect category.
    Utilities: The "close opened markups" utility now allows to select the type of formatting to fix.
    Utilities: The "convert HTML markups" utility now supports color markups.
    Utilities: The "optimize markups" utility has now an option to remove unnecessary closing markups.
    New features:
    GUI: New file dialog to select typeface files.
    Presets editor: New menu to open external presets (XML) for editing.
    Presets: New setting to monitor changes in external presets.
    Render: New feature to select the frame to evaluate when creating keyframes.
    Render: New feature to select the frame to render when exporting images.
    Settings: New tab in the configure dialog to select visual style.
    Tag: New tag to select the frame to use when exporting keyframes and images.
    Tags: New conditional tag to evaluate by the language.
    Unicode: New internal functions create custom characters.
    Unicode: New internal functions to add characters not included in the standard.
  • 2018/Jul/05 Version 1.3.0 Beta 5
    Fixes:
    GUI: Now the multi-project mode does not fade projects in the import dialog.
    Plug-ins: Fixed bug loading plug-ins.
    Improvements:
    Commands: New internal support to show custom success messages.
    Font compression: New internal option to specify source projects and tracks.
    Font compression: New option to specify source project files.
    GUI: New internal functions to highlight elements with different styles.
    Settings: Improved serialization of settings.
  • CHANGES HISTORY
    • 2018/Jun/27 Version 1.3.0 Beta 4
      Fixes:
      Digital cinema: Fixed bug calculating 'EffectSize'.
      Netflix: Fixed crash exporting multi-threaded.
      Projects: Fixed crash when analyzing opened projects.
      Settings: Fixed tag parameters stored using the wrong type.
      Settings: Fixed utility parameters stored using the wrong type.
      Viewer: Fixed bug counting compressed characters.
      Viewer: Fixed bug hiding compressed characters, when viewing TTF files.
      XML: Fixed bug saving parameters for the "duplicate clip" command.
      Improvements:
      Blackmagic: SDK updated to version 10.11.
      Fonts: New experimental feature to retry to load typefaces after failing.
      Fonts: TrueType tables are now sorted alphabetically.
      Formats: The Word template format now has an option to select styling.
      NetTek NDI: SDK updated to version 3.5.
      Render: HSB colors now retain their alpha.
      Settings: New internal functions to serialize settings.
      Shortcuts: Duplicated shortcuts only report error when they are inthe same group.
      Shortcuts: Now shortcuts are sorted considering group's name.
      System: New internal option to log shell commands.
      Utilities: The remove lines utility now allows to select how many lines to remove.
      Word OpenXML: New support to export for Word v15 (2003) and v16 (2016).
      Word OpenXML: New support to export highlights.
      Word OpenXML: New support to export outlines (only for Word v14 or newer).
      Word OpenXML: New support to export shadows (only for Word v14 or newer).
      New features:
      Font compression: The font file tag now allows to compress fonts.
      Installer: New options to install FontTools.
      Render: New internal function to convert bitmaps to gray-scale.
      Settings: New option to select default highlight color.
      Settings: New options for CPL's.
      Settings: New options to choose how to compress fonts.
      Settings: New options to select how to export OpenXML documents.
      Settings: New options to select how to import OpenXML documents.
      Shortcuts: Shortcuts can now have a group, with any name.
      Tags: All tags can now follow conditions.
      Tags: New support for condition tags. These tags create conditions that other tags must meet.
      Tags: New support to have several priorities selected.
      Tags: New tag to specify outline size in percentage.
    • 2018/Jun/12 Version 1.3.0 Beta 3
      Fixes:
      System: Fixed bug detecting names of running processes.
      GUI: Fixed bug adding empty lines to text reports.
      Media: Fixed crash on Windows 7 when using the Dexter plug-in, in x64 mode.
      Media: Now the default media informator is replaced by the next one if it crashes.
      Improvements:
      Fonts: Improved function to detect 'compressed' characters in a TrueType file.
      Console: New button to copy all text.
      Right-to-left: Added new detection mode "Always right-to-left".
      Right-to-left: Added new detection mode "Never right-to-left".
      Right-to-left: Added new detection mode "By characters or by directionality".
      Right-to-left: Added new set mode "Set all lines".
      Right-to-left: Added new set mode "No line".
      Clipboard: New support to store times.
      System: New internal support for dummy clips.
      Reels: Scenes can now be added even if no scene file has been loaded.
      Reels: The editor has now a dedicated tab for scene changes.
      Reels: The media info window now displays the number of loaded scene changes.
      Plug-in: Removed error messages when loading plug-ins in Beta mode.
      Tags: New menu entry in the editor to reset the priorities.
      Providers manager: Captions now are grouped by table.
      Providers manager: Commands now are grouped by category.
      Providers manager: Utilities now are grouped by category.
      Providers manager: Unicode characters now are grouped by block.
      Providers manager: Commands now are grouped by category.
      Providers manager: New category to display available players.
      HandySaw: Updated to version 4.6.
      System: Internal support to select HTTP protocol version.
      Settings: New tab in the system category to find system files.
      Shortcuts: The default shortcuts now include "space" to play/pause.
      Shortcuts: The default shortcuts now include "left arrow" to back one frame.
      Shortcuts: The default shortcuts now include "right arrow" to step one frame.
      Font compression: Files are now compressed only if larger than the given size (640 KB).
      Fonts: Now fonts with empty names are not loaded.
      Unicode: Updated to version 11.0.
      Settings: New control to select the default Media encoder.
      New features:
      Reels: New options to copy and paste scene changes to the clipboard.
      Plug-in: Now failed plug-ins are loaded as dummy plug-ins.
      Tags: New condition tag to evaluate actor's name.
      Render: New feature to slice runs by graphemes.
      Render: New feature to slice runs by words.
      Tags: New tag to select run slice mode.
      Shortcuts: New feature to assign a group to shortcuts.
      Commands: New command to toggle the active shortcuts group.
      GUI: New menu entry to select the active shortcuts group.
      Fonts: New support to view OpenType (otf) fonts.
      Fonts: New support to view TrueType collection (ttc) fonts.
      Commands: New command to clear the image on the monitor.
    • 2018/May/30 Version 1.3.0 Beta 2
      Fixes:
      Settings: Fixed bug in the FFmpeg wizard. Settings were applied only after some modification.
      Improvements:
      Typefaces: New dedicated provider for typefaces.
      Typefaces: The typeface viewer can now display tables, Unicode blocks and supported characters.
      New features:
      Typefaces: New internal support to store temporal typefaces.
      Viewer: New support to display typefaces (TTF files).
    • 2018/May/22 Version 1.3.0 Beta 1
      This version requires .NET framework 4.7.2
      Fixes:
      Font copy: Fixed bug removing duplicated copy tasks.
      Images: Error while loading images are now trapped.
      Installer: Fixed bug copying the .NET installer to the desktop.
      Offset: Corrected behaviour for the "offset content" in utilities and commands.
      PAC: Corrected quote character (+34, +28).
      Quick find: Fixed bug selecting the found text.
      SCC: Corrected error messages when exporting overlapping captions.
      Scenes: Fixed bug detecting intersections of scene changes.
      Smpte-TT: Fixed bug exporting region names.
      Spelling consult: Fixed HTML escaping of words.
      System: Fixed bug detecting if a file was read-only.
      System: Fixed bug finding files on disk using Explorer.
      System: Fixed bug returning default items in providers.
      TimedText: The default textDecoration value is now "none".
      Waveform: Fixed accumulated delay in drop frame waveforms.
      Workcopies: The default frame rate is now the one used in the reel, not the one in settings.
      Improvements:
      Captions: Removed unnecessary attributes exported in the Timed Text Captions format.
      Captions: The "remove subtitlesd without text" option now removes subtitles with no visible text, even if CC bytes are present.
      Custom formats: New option to apply a text conversion to exported text.
      Experimental: Removed "Final Cut Pro Interchange: Export 23.976 as NDF" option.
      FFmpeg: Support to burn drop frame timecodes on workcopies.
      FFmpeg: Updated to version 3.4.2.
      FFmpeg: Updated to version 4.0.
      Final Cut: New option to select the case of exported boolean values.
      GUI: Input dialogs are now not auto-resizable.
      GUI: Some small design improvements to the find tool.
      GUI: The "fix windows positions" setting now also affects programs, not only dialogs.
      Help: Improved function to retrieve help's GUI context.
      Import: New "settings" button in the Import window.
      Installer: FFmpeg x32 has been removed.
      Installer: New options to install the x32 (x86) version too.
      Key generator: It is now possible to hide the test panel.
      Keyframe editor: New button to add a node.
      Keyframe editor: New button to delete all nodes.
      OpenXML: Microsoft OpenXML library Updated to version 2.8.1.
      Overlays: Improved text rendering for the Reference text overlay.
      Plug-ins: The Kinect plug-in is not available anymore.
      Plug-ins: The Lemony 4 plug-in is not available anymore.
      Presets: DVD presets now have the "subdirectory" tag enabled by default.
      Project: When saving a project, the folder is now automatically created if it does not exist.
      Right-to-Left: Imported subtitles are now tagged by line, not by paragraph.
      Right-to-left: Imported runs are now not tagged if they contain directionality codes.
      Scenarist: Custom headers now accept values with empty parameters. For example, to have an empty directory.
      Settings: Now the network access settings can be enabled individually.
      Smpte-TT Captions: Exported regions now contains origin, extension and background.
      Stereoscopic calculator: The graphic is now drawn using GDI+.
      Stereoscopic calculator: Visual acuity units changed to meters.
      System: Most files are now opened in "read/share" mode.
      System: New functions to display exceptions adding an error message.
      System: New wrapper for the Sentinel dongle.
      Text: New line scope "all but first", "all but last", "ends with", "first half", "second half".
      Timeline: New settings to specify the auto-scoll margins (tolerance).
      Translators: New support to work with languages not included as Windows culture.
      Unicode: Blocks have now an ID.
      Unicode: Characters now contain block information.
      Unicode: Improved CJK classification.
      Unicode: The Unicode browser now displays up to 500 matches.
      Utilities: New button to undock an utility.
      Utilities: New option in the time offset utilities to keep the nodes in place.
      Variables: It is possible now to prepend a text to their existing value.
      Variables: New tag to apply modifications to variables' values.
      Variables: The "variable (by Id)" tag now allow to choose a "set" mode.
      Variables: Variables of type "element design" are now evaluated using the active exporter.
      Workcopy: New frame sizes: 720x480 and 720x576.
      New features:
      Clips scope: New "Without tags" scope.
      Commands: New command to offset the value of all nodes in a keyframe.
      Communication: Added internal support for HTTP clients.
      Find: New matcher to find subtitles containing any given character.
      Find: New matcher to find clips with a given transition duration.
      Find: New selection mode "Select other".
      Google: New Google translator.
      Google: New utility to translate text using Google translator.
      Highlight: New feature to highlight text.
      Markups: New markups to emphasize text "{e}" and "{/e}".
      Markups: New markups to highlight text "{h}" and "{/h}".
      Plug-ins: New Google plug-in that includes all Google integrations.
      Project: New "read-only" property in projects.
      Render: Comments are now added to the render pipeline.
      Report: New tag to report scene changes near clip's limits.
      Report: New tag to report characters not supported by CaptiView.
      Report: New tag to report characters not supported by SendText.
      Right-to-left: New settings to auto format right-to-left texts when importing.
      Shadows: Added "linear" shadow mode.
      Shadows: New support for shadow modes, to specify the technique used to draw the shadow.
      System: Added compatibility with Windows 10 April 2018 Update.
      System: Application now support .NET framework 4.7.2.
      System: Kio is now compiled using the "Any CPU" option.
      System: Kio now runs in 64-bit mode in x64 Windows.
      Tags: New "Right-to-left line" markups {lrtl} and {/lrtl}.
      Tags: New "Right-to-left line" tag.
      Tags: New shadow mode tag.
      Tags: New tag that contains all the options for boxes.
      Tags: New tag that contains all the options for outline.
      Tags: New tag that contains all the options for shadows.
      Tags: New tag to report Arabic/Hebrew text without right-to-left directionality.
      Tags: New tag to report quantities separated by a given character.
      Tags: New tag to specify emphasis mode.
      Tags: New tag to specify highlight color.
      Tags: New tag to turn off right-to-left font.
      Text conversion: Added two new convertors to escape and unescape HTML text.
      Text: New directionality code "{lrtl}".
      Utilities: New "Language" category.
    • 2018/Mar/06 Version 1.2.8
      Fixes:
      Batch: Extracting of Blu-ray Sup scripts can now be cancelled.
      FFmpeg: Fixed crash when reading empty console lines.
      GUI: Corrected "Do yo really" typo.
      GUI: Fixed bug in clip scope comboboxes. Scopes that require parameters were also displayed.
      GUI: Fixed bug showing the name of a missing font.
      GUI: Improved function to cancel closing windows.
      GUI: Now the text input dialog does not save its size.
      Overlay: Fixed bug in the markers overlay. When displaying multiple tracks, markers appeared repeated.
      TimedText: Now <p> attributes are inherited by children nodes.
      TimedText: Now the timeBase is not exported when it is empty.
      Viewer: Fixed XML viewer. Some values were displayed twice.
      Viewer: Fixed visual problem. Images could lose details (LayoutRounding).
      Workcopy: Fixed bug with the "file exists already." warning.
      Improvements:
      Blackmagic: Updated to SDK version 10.9.11. This version of Desktop Video supports keying up to UHD 60p.
      Command: Command copy clips properties now can be used in shortcuts.
      Export: The export track as dialog now allows to enable "analyze".
      Export: The export track as dialog now support to select report presets.
      Export: The export track as dialog now supports 2 presets.
      FFmpeg: Updated to version 3.4.1.
      Final Cut: New option in the graphic exporter "sequence <in> <out> mode".
      Go to: The initial index is now the selected clip's index.
      Go to: The initial timecode is now formatted using the selected time formatter.
      Go to: The initial timecode is now the current time position.
      Monitor: DPI scalingImages are now scaled by DPI.
      Netflix: New option to select export language.
      Netflix: Support to export right-to-left text.
      Netflix: Support to omit timeBase when exporting.
      Netflix: Updated Netflix languages table.
      Overlays: New positioning options for the Comments and Markers overlays.
      Presets: The "basic" report preset now also checks time discontinuity.
      Programs: New internal function to bring windows to the front.
      Project statistics: Added support to report subtitles with fades.
      Project statistics: Added support to report unique characters.
      Right-to-left: Added new directionality codes pairs. It is possible now to omit the closing code.
      Settings configuration: Improved controls and navigation.
      Settings configuration: New panel to configure shortcuts.
      Snapshots: Improved behaviour of the "overwrite" option.
      Snapshots: Improved options in the snapshot command (shortcut).
      Snapshots: New option to add an index number to snapshot images.
      Snapshots: New option to allow to overwrite snapshot images.
      Stereoscopic calculator: Added required visual acuity value.
      System: Improved file watchers and folder watchers.
      Tags: The line position offset tags now allow to specify absolute values.
      Tags: The paragraph position offset tags now allow to specify absolute values.
      Time formats: The frames time formatter now internally support units.
      TimedText: New error message when the language code cannot be found.
      TimedText: Optimized exporting of background color for spans.
      TimedText: Support to export language names using Netflix codes.
      TimedText: Support to export several regions (one per display area) and link each <p>.
      TimedText: Support to import and export timecodes expressed in frames.
      Viewer: Images are now scaled by DPI.
      Viewer: It is possible now to drag&drop into the Viewer files without file extension.
      Viewer: New internal functions to send files to the viewer.
      New features:
      Clips scope: New comments scope.
      Export: The export preview now allows to send files to the viewer.
      GUI: New experimental setting to disable the new font comboboxes.
      GUI: New option to show a taskbar icon.
      Japanese: Added 2 new boten characters (U+2022 and U+25E6).
      Languages: New language detection mode "markups".
      Markers: New error category.
      Projects: New warning when opening read-only projects.
      Providers manager: New option to display ISO 639-1 and ISO 639-2 languages.
      Right-to-left: Added support for left-to-right directionality codes.
      Settings: New option to enable opening files using the viewer.
      Settings: New option to only display basic encodings.
      Settings: New options to create and remove users.
      Settings: New tab to configure frame rates.
      Tags: New Numbers (value range) tag to report numbers inside a given range.
      Tags: New Time discontinuity tag to report subtitles not sorted by time.
      Tags: New tag to add directionality codes to LTR and RTL lines and runs.
      Tags: New tag to remove lines with a given language index.
      Tags: New tags category report/numbers.
      TimedText2: Support to export tts:letterSpacing.
      TimedText2: Support to export tts:textOrientation.
      TimedText: Support to export tts:fontShear attributes.
      TimedText: Support to export tts:textOutline attributes.
      TimedText: Support to export tts:textShadow attributes.
      Utililty: New convert text utility "Remove diacritics".
      Utility: New utility to swap languages (swap text lines).
    • 2018/Feb/02 Version 1.2.8 Beta 4
      Fixes:
      Comments: The comments edit dialog now accepts empty comments.
      Custom formats: Fixed problem saving the export subpicture settings.
      Export: Fixed bug exporting empty keyframes.
      GUI: Fixed bug positioning icons when drag&dropping files, when using DPI scaling in Windows.
      Lambda: Fixed bug recognizong the continuation and tate-chu-yoko commands.
      Reels: Fixed bug displaying the background image.
      Render: Fixed problem rendering vertical ruby left-aligned.
      Settings: Corrected combobox for the "encodings/ignore alignment" setting.
      System: Fixed bug detecting the type of clip collections (affected merge function).
      Workcopy: Fixed file not found problem in the workcopy dialog.
      Improvements:
      BDN: New option to import the reference text.
      BDN: New option to import the text bytes.
      Files: Color palette information is displayed now only if the palette contains colors.
      Final Cut Pro: Boolean values are now exported as boolean, not text.
      Final Cut Pro: New option to select how to export the <ntsc> value.
      Formats: Improved error detection when importing files.
      Formats: New option to select how to import fades.
      Formats: Now all formats export the project title using title 2 if any.
      GUI: Settings are now grouped by category.
      Overlays: The proofing overlay now allows to highlight text outside the safe area.
      Programs: Programs now contain a type.
      Programs: The hub now sort the programs by type.
      Project: Improved element path naming. Support for paragraphs, lines and runs.
      Project: Improved functions to detect when opening unauthorized projects.
      Provider: New function to add buttons and sub-buttons dynamically.
      Provider: Now caption tables display all codes.
      Provider: Now captions are divided by table.
      Provider: Now variables are sorted.
      SAMI: Now the ltr direction is not exported.
      SubRip: New option to select the right-to-left codes to use.
      Tags: The "Box on (subpictures)" now allows to apply boxes only if the box flag is enabled.
      TimedText2: New support to export boten as <textEmphasis>.
      TimedText2: New support to export tate-chu-yoko as <textCombine>.
      TimedText: Now <writingMode> is always exported for vertical paragraphs.
      Utilities: The remove italic utility now allows to select to remove markups and/or tags.
      Variables: The {ProjectTitle2} variable now uses Title when empty or not specified.
      WebVTT: New option to import decoding HTML entities.
      WebVTT: New option to select the right-to-left codes to use.
      New features:
      Commands: New "Statistics" command to display basic project information.
      Commands: New Analyze render pipeline command. It displays debugging information about the current subtitle.
      Editing: New settings to allow to paste HTML, RTF and/or XAML formatting.
      Export: New "analyze" option in the export wizard.
      Export: New "analyze" option in the exporter editor.
      Export: New setting to auto close the export wizard.
      Export: The export wizard now allows to select a clips scope.
      Find: New matcher to find subtitles that report preset.
      GUI: New experimental time formats: Audio 44100, Audio 48000, TimeRef, Flicks.
      GUI: New menus to display statistics for a projects and tracks.
      HTML: Added support for 7 new entities for directionality codes.
      Overlays: New markers overlay.
      Render: Added new directionality codes: isolate and HTML entity.
      Render: New internal draft text renderer.
      Render: New internal function to clear the monitor image.
      Settings: New options to choose which settings to save on exit.
      System: New functio to detect Windows 10 update type (service pack).
      System: New internal functions to work with variables even when disabled.
      Tags: New individual tags for fade-in and fade-out.
      Tags: New option to copy font files using Title 2 as file name.
      Tags: New option to generate font paths using Title 2 as file name.
      TimedText: The tts:writingMode value is now exported in styles and spans.
      Utilities: New utility to remove transitions (fades).
      Utilities: New utrility to change the selected flag in clips.
      Variables: New keyframe variable {Title2}.