Authoring Tool Release Notes

Last Updated: 2017-08-29 08:44:30

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Known Issues and Instructions / Released 9 June 2017

  • known issues
    1. On some systems, Thumbnails are not auto-generated when importing Video
    2. Dragging events on camera timeline buggy when dragging events past the beginning of the previous camera point.
    3. Fade behavior inconsistent unless there is a Fade In at the beginning of the project
    4. When moving video frame by frame the play head can get stuck. Despite this issue, any frame can be selected. You can resolve this by skipping ten frames ahead using the up arrow key and then moving back frame by frame using the left arrow key.
  • tip

    How to install:

    – Install using the LiquidCinema installer, dependencies will be installed.
    – If needed you can install the OculusSetup.exe for Oculus Support (An updated
    version of the setup might exist on the Oculus Website, and it will update itself once installed)

    Requirements:

    – OpenGL 3.3
    – 1 GB RAM / 1 GB GPU RAM
    – Intel or AMD x64 processor
    – SSD is highly recommended

    How to Launch :

    – Double click LiquidCinema.exe

    Keyboard Shortcuts:

    – ‘space’ : pause/play movie
    – R : restart movie
    – ‘Tab’ – ‘Shift-Tab’ : Cycle Events
    – ‘Ctrl+Tab’ : Cycle UI
    – ‘+’ : Volume up
    – ‘-‘ : Volume Down
    – I : Set In Point
    – Alt+I : Clear In Point
    – O : Set Out Point
    – Alt+O : Clear Out Point
    – C : Clear In and Out Points
    – CTRL+N : New Project
    – CTRL+W : Close Project
    – CTRL+R : Reveal Project Folder
    – Ctrl+D : Open Project Details
    – Ctrl+S : Save Project
    – Ctrl+M : Show Memory Info Panel
    – Ctrl+M : Show Project Detail Panel
    – P : preroll 3s
    – Ctrl+O : Open Project
    – C : Close Panel
    – 1-7 : Select Specific Platform
    – Esc (twice) : Quit App
    – Ctrl+Q : Quit App
    – J, K : Change display FoV
    – A, D : Change Camera Horizontal Rotation (Shift and Ctrl to modify amplitude)
    – W, S : Change Camera Horizontal Rotation (Shift and Ctrl to modify amplitude)
    – ‘;’ : To toggle non visible area between black and 50% transparent
    – G : Display Grid over sphere

    Arrows :
    – Right : step 1 frame
    – Left : step back 1 frame
    – Up : step 10 frame
    – Down : step back 10 frame

1.0.5.13 / Released 15 July 2017

  • fixed

    Hotfix release

    • Fix Scaling for animated overlays

1.0.5.12 / Released 15 July 2017

  • fixed

    Release Notes :

    Fix issue with installer

    • Remove Logo
    • Update Lav Filters to 0.70.2 (step by step seeking is fixed)
  • fixed

1.0.5.11 / Released 7 July 2017

  • fixed

    Release Notes :

    • Fix Timecode not saved in XML

1.0.5.10 / Released 1 July 2017

  • fixed

    Release Notes :

    • Remove Logo

Version 1.0.5.10 / Released 9 June 2017

  • fixed
    • Fix logo appearing in middle of preview screen bug

Version 1.0.5.9 / Released 2 June 2017

  • new
    • When adding assets, movies or subtitle, use Default Language if there no language in the filename
  • fixed
    • Fix crashing bug
    • Fix disappearing timeline on mouse wheel when no project is loaded

Version 1.0.5.8 / Released 26 May 2017

  • new
    • Project Details Panel: Reveal project folder when clicking on folder button
    • Floating Platform Selector (if you close it, it will reappear every time you change the platform)
  • fixed
    • Remove Video Path in Project Details if not a new project
    • Disable Language dropdown in Project Details if not a new project

Version 1.0.5.7 / Released 26 May 2017

  • new
    • Memorize Window position and size

Version 1.0.5.6 / Released 25 May 2017

  • new
    • Use color for GPU RAM values
    • Ctrl+M to close memory panel when panel open
    • Use Custom cursor when hovering over In and Out points
  • fixed
    • Clear Memory Info Panel when closing project

Version 1.0.5.5 / Released 24 May 2017

  • new
    • New Memory Info Panel to show memory and disk space requirements by platform
    • Ctrl+M to show Memory Panel Info

Version 1.0.5.4 / Released 23 May 2017

  • new
    • Add GL and Assets size stats
    • Add sliders to Pose in Overlay Panel

Version 1.0.5.3 / Released 22 May 2017

  • fixed
    • Fix Upside down overlay in source image selector when loading a second project
    • Fix Update mechanism when values matches

Version 1.0.5.2 / Released 20 May 2017

  • fixed
    • Fix Upside down overlay in source image selector when loading a second project

Version 1.0.5.1 / Released 18 May 2017

  • new
    • Optimize double click selection for overlays
    • Overlays will always be selected when you double click even if another panel is open
  • fixed

    Fix Trigger issue with Degrees Hitbox

Version 1.0.4.11 / Released 18 May 2017

  • new
    • Check for update when starting app
    • Show dialog if no new version when using menu to check for update
    • Always do force perspective when double clicking Camera Event
  • fixed
    • Don’t execute force perspective when moving overlays
    • Fix inverted tweens ( always using shortest path) / Use Circular Values

Version 1.0.5.0 / Released 17 May 2017

  • new
    • Only apply force perspective when playing the movie, not while authoring. To execute a Forced Perspective in pause, just double click the camera switch event

Version 1.0.4.12 / Released 17 May 2017

  • new
    • Add No Connection warning when checking for update and no connection is available
  • fixed
    • Fix Tween target bug (rad-deg issue)
    • Invert vertical values for the Grid to match internal representation

Version 1.0.4.10 / Released 13 May 2017

  • fixed
    • Fix Clamp HRot when moving with mouse for Hitbox and Overlays
    • Fix Check Update on the second run
    • Fix Clip subtitle timeline / deactivate subtitles / change subtitle color
    • Fix Don’t create event when no in or out point are setFix ShpereHitbox Shader (don’t wrap vertically)

Version 1.0.4.9 / Released 12 May 2017

  • new
    • Press ‘G’  to display grid over sphere in preview window.
  • fixed
    •  Fix a bug when extracting Camera Rotation (around -90 degrees)

Version 1.0.4.8 / Released 12 May 2017

    • Add border to SphereHitbox shader
  • fixed
    • Set Sliders bounds for Hitbox Panel when setting event

Version 1.0.4.7 / Released 12 May 2017

  • fixed
    • Sync Hitbox type in Hitbox Panel
    • Fix Vimeo Checkbox in Project Detail Panel
    • Fix saving of float in XML

Version 1.0.4.6 / Released 11 May 2017

  • new
    • Add Vimeo Logo to Project Details Panel
  • fixed
    • Move Degrees Hitbox (intersect code for degrees)
    • Show values for slider
    • Reset Scale when changing hitbox type

Version 1.0.4.5 / Released 10 May 2017

  • fixed
    • Fix issue with High-DPI scaling

Version 1.0.4.4 / Released 10 May 2017

  • new
    • Implement Hitbox Type : DEGREES
  • fixed
    • Add more log and flush to detect crashing bug

Version 1.0.4.3 / Released 9 May 2017

  • new
    • Drop Folder or json file to open project
    • Recompute frame timing if Movie fps is different from XML fps
  • fixed
    • Sync Pose value for OverlayPanel
    • Fix Hitbox intersect code

Version 1.0.4.2 / Released 4 May 2017

  • fixed
    • Change sync code for EventManager (Fix Overlay and Hitbox selection)
    • Fix corrupted xml file

Version 1.0.4.1 / Released 3 May 2017

  • fixed
    • Apply Pose and Translation for Mouse Interaction
    • Do Translation before applying depth and hRot and vRot

Version 1.0.4.0 / Released 2 May 2017

  • new
    • Add Pose and Translation to Overlays
  • fixed
    • Fix Issue #312

Version 1.0.3.10 / Released 25 April 2017

  • fixed
    • Fix FullScreen View
    • Fix modified flags and don’t ask to save if not modified

Version 1.0.3.9 / Released 24 April 2017

  • new
    • Pressing “;” toggles various views of the Preview Window that are helpful for various authoring scenarios.
  • fixed
    • Fix tween issue when seeking

Version 1.0.3.7 / Released 23 April 2017

  • fixed
    • Fix bugs with Diagonal and Horizontal Field of View
    • Fix Reticle (Missing circle)
    • Fix Tween overshoot

Version 1.0.3.6 / Released 22 April 2017

  • new
    • Tweens are now time-based to make the smoother
    • Tweens are only executed during playback
  • fixed
    • Fix Disabled menu items after new project is created
    • Fix  live rot camera values inverted
    • Fix crash when using movie shortcuts and no movie loaded

Version 1.0.3.5 / Released 20 April 2017

  • fixed
    • Change Aspect Ratio of Flat film
    • Execute Tween only when video is playing back

Version 1.0.3.3 / Released 20 April 2017

  • fixed
    • Fix Jumbled Subtitles
    • Fix Geometry on flat film
    • Make play head jump to end of event on Tween events
    • Fix bug in Thumbnail Generation

Version 1.0.3.2 / Released 16 April 2017

  • new
    • Tween Panel enabled
  • fixed
    • Fix bug when saving recent projects in ini file

Version 1.0.3.1 / Released 11 April 2017

  • fixed
    • Fix crashing bug when no ini present

Version 1.0.3.0 / Released 10 April 2017

  • new
    • Liquid Cinema now has an Installer with Visual Studio Redist and LAV Filters being installed automatically
    • New Project Details Panel (used for new project as well)
    • Config file and log are saved in User Local Data folder

Version 1.0.2.2 / Released 16 March 2017

  • new
    • Fix Time display in timeline (use project fps)
  • known issues
    • On some systems, Thumbnails are not auto-generated when importing Video
    • Dragging events on camera timeline buggy when dragging events past the beginning of the previous camera point.
    • Dragging events on overlay panel does not update non-VR platforms
    • Fade behavior inconsistent unless there is a Fade In at the beginning of the project.
    • Tween Editor is not fully functional yet and has been disabled.
    • The play head can’t be dragged through the main timeline area. You can click empty real estate on the timelines and place the play head there.
    • When moving video frame by frame the play head can get stuck. You can resolve this by skipping ten frames ahead or back and then moving ahead or back frame by frame. Despite this issue, any frame can be selected.

Version 1.0.2.1 / Released 13 March 2017

  • new
  • fixed
    • Fix Dragging of Camera Switch
    • Fix issue with vertical move (added some debug to counter the compiler bug

Version 1.0.2.0 / Released 12 March 2017

  • new
    • Update compiler to Visual Studio 2017: Existing users need to launch the new vcredist_x64.exe before launching this new version.- Fix crashing issue due to ini file (old format)
  • fixed
    • Fix crashing issue due to ini file (old format)

Version 1.0.1.27 / Released 10 March 2017

  • new

    Display Flat Film and 2D Overlays correctly for VR platforms

Version 1.0.1.26 / Released 10 March 2017

  • new
    • Select Platforms by VR or non-VR, cycle trough selecting one platform or all (VR or nonVR) platforms using keyboard key 1-7
  • fixed
    • Wait 250ms after click before moving event on timeline
    • Fix issue with Overlay Panel: StartTime and EndTime disabled for non-hitbox Overlays

Version 1.0.1.23 / Released 6 March 2017

  • fixed
    • Fix Subtitles filename was converted to lower case, use Project name as is

Version 1.0.1.22 / Released 6 March 2017

  • fixed

Version 1.0.1.21 / Released 6 March 2017

  • new
    • Switch between Frame and Time in control bar
  • fixed
    • Fix Display INVALID LANGUAGE if language is not valid for LanguageDialog
    • Fix Sync Overlay Panel image with Timeline language
    • Fix Tab and Shift-Tab match state of arrows in UI
    • Fix Don’t show In Out handles when dragging events and no panel is open
    • Switch Panels to corresponding events when moving

Version 1.0.1.20 / Released 5 March 2017

  • fixed
    • Fix bug when moving events (use ID instead of events)
    • Limit EndTime to Max movie frame when moving

Version 1.0.1.19 / Released 4 March 2017

  • new
    • Move Events on timeline using the mouse (proof of concept)

Version 1.0.1.18 / Released 3 March 2017

  • fixed
    • Reenable FileLog

Version 1.0.1.17 / Released 3 March 2017

  • new
    • Center Overlays when cycling through
  • fixed
    • Fix Fade status after the last fade
    • Fix black screen when disabling Camera Switch
    • Unload textures when closing project (memory leak)
    • Fix issue when renaming file

Version 1.0.1.16 / Released 2 March 2017

  • new
    • Implement New Fade Logic (depends on the previous one)
    • Implement Scrollbar for Dropdown List
  • fixed
    • Fix Fade Bug
    • Support for non-US Keyboard for Keyboard Shortcuts
    • Fix Don’t close project if user click cancel when opening project