Authoring Tool Release Notes

Last Updated: 2018-03-15 09:44:43

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Known Issues and Instructions / Released 15 March 2018

  • known issues

     

    1. Clicking outside of the File Explorer when opening a project can cause a crash.

     

    2. Uploading multiple Two Big Ears (Facebook Audio Files) fails and corrupts the project. Workaround: Remove TBE file before adding another one. Reveal project folder (Ctrl-R), go to the branch folder, go to the audio folder and delete the TBE file. Then add the new TBE file via the Authoring Tool.

     

    3. When enabling VR mode, VR Controllers currently do not appear and using them can cause the app to crash. Workaround: Do not use controllers when in VR mode.

     

    4. When replacing a video in a branch with a new video, the timeline becomes inaccessible. Workaround: Save and Reload the project. Timeline will be responsive again.

     

    Experimental Features:

    The Text Events and Picture In Picture timelines are in development and not fully functional at the moment. They can be enabled in Settings (Ctrl-Y) -> Advanced -> Experimental Features. Enabling the Experimental Features checkbox will allow authoring using these timelines. USE AT YOUR OWN PERIL. May render your project unusable in future releases. Experimental functionality is NOT yet supported by the player apps.

     

  • 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

    • Windows 7 or above
    • NET 3.5 or higher
    • OpenGL
    • Quad-Core CPU
    • 4+ GB or RAM
    • A dedicated graphics card
    • View at 1920×1080 or higher resolution

     

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1.8.8.6 / Released 12 October 2018

  • new

    – Add description to Settings Panel
    – Don’t render 3D events in flat mode

  • fixed

    – Fix flip still background in VR
    – Fix 2D overlays hovering in Flat mode
    – Fix fade color

1.8.8.5 / Released 11 October 2018

  • fixed

    – Fix Horizontally inverted Flat Plane

  • tip

    Note : PiP playback is disabled in this version.

1.8.8.3 / Released 9 October 2018

  • new

    – PiP volume control implemented
    – Clear PiP when switching branch or closing project
    – Implement PIP 2D Type
    – Stop PiP when seeking past the endpoint

  • fixed

    – PiP : Fix Thumbnail/Video orientation.
    – Fix PiP Fade In/Out

1.8.8.2 / Released 9 October 2018

  • fixed

    – Fix AUTO_START overlays

1.8.8.1 / Released 4 October 2018

  • new

    – Trim server and proxy addresses

  • – Fix Highlight for Overlays
    – Fix Flat Plane inverted in VR mode

1.8.7.9 / Released 4 September 2018

  • fixed

    – Update Endpoint checks for Update

1.8.7.4 / Released 29 August 2018

  • fixed

    – Fix saving and loading CMS server info and token
    – Larger subtitles in Flat mode
    – Larger reticle for the Tool

1.8.7.2 / Released 27 August 2018

  • fixed

    – Update User Info when switching CMS server
    – Add all activated CMS server in Dropdown list in Setttings Panel
    – Fix switching CMS server in settings panel
    – Wider drop down list for CMS server in Settings Panel

1.8.6.5 / Released 24 August 2018

  • fixed

    – Fix MixedMedia not properly updated

1.8.6.4 / Released 23 August 2018

  • new

    – Support Multiple CMS, store api tokens by server
    – Download User info and images
    – User Info panel

1.8.6.2 / Released 21 August 2018

  • new

    – Add Experiemental options in Settings/Advanced : if On then Text and PiP will work (if the project has Text or PiP, they will be displayed in the timeline but you can’t interact with it )

  • fixed

    – Fix black texture for 2 channels image
    – Fix Animated Overlays disapearing when moving Overlay
    – Limit Entry Branch dropdown to 2 rows
    – Show subtitles in timeline
    – Fix Reticle Aspect Aspect Ratio
    – Fix Moving subtitles
    – Reset Published status when changing CMS
    – Save PiPs in json / Load from Json
    – Fix PiPs selection when double clicking
    – Properly load PiPs thumbnail
    – Fix OnComplete being triggered constantly when reaching the end

1.8.5.5 / Released 20 August 2018

  • fixed

    – Fix Switching Branch in Branch List
    – Fix crashing bug when checking version
    – Fix Branch details not saved if nothing else not changed
    – Fix negative aspect ratio for Texts
    – Fix issue with OnComplete after creating new branch

1.8.5.2 / Released 19 August 2018

  • fixed

    – Display Copy Progress in Menu Bar (Speed and remaining time)
    – Fix selection issues with Overlays / Texts / Hitboxes / PiP
    – Add PiP (Video In Video) icons

1.8.5.0 / Released 17 August 2018

  • fixed

    – Partial Video In Video support
    – Fix bug when reading json files (compiler issue)

1.8.4.13 / Released 13 August 2018

  • new

    – Support Mixed Media branch (checkbox in Branch Details Panel)

  • fixed

    – Generate graphic thumbnails using new code (drop use of ffmpeg for asset thumbnail generation)
    – Optimize saving project : only copy assets to branch asset folder before publishing
    – Change some close/save dialog logic

1.8.4.11 / Released 8 August 2018

  • fixed

    – ACTION PANEL : Fix issue with drop down Type
    – Fix issue with Updating as new project
    – Sync rendering code with Android players
    – Clear subtitles when dropping a new srt file
    – Fix image distortion in Image Panel
    – Fix issue with Animated Overlays

1.8.4.7 / Released 5 August 2018

  • fixed

    – Remove Version from Panels
    – Fix Thumbnails generation being launch
    – Fix issues with Branch Details Panel : Buttons, Update logic
    – Fix Subtitle saving
    – Fix loading subtitles with Mac end of lines
    – Move widget in Action Panel
    – Drop down widget : Limit text to widget width

1.8.4.5 / Released 4 August 2018

  • fixed

    – Update Image Panel after importing an asset
    – Fix Renaming branches
    – Fix Timing when creating new branches
    – Fix null UUID when creating a new project
    – Fix Thumbnail generation

1.8.4.4 / Released 3 August 2018

  • new

    – Enable Tween Rotation in VR

  • fixed

    – Fix seeking issue when switching language
    – Save Tween Type
    – Add Pause button
    – Fix subtitle timing when importing

1.8.4.2 / Released 2 August 2018

  • new

    – VR output enabled

1.8.4.1 / Released 1 August 2018

  • fixed

    – Check free space before copying
    – Update curl to 7.59.0

1.8.4.0 / Released 31 July 2018

  • new

    – Add Ease In Out Quad for Tween

  • fixed

    – Reset Event List on branch switch and Branch List on project load
    – Fix Thumbnail not loaded after dropping a graphic
    – Update spdlog 0.17 (console color are gone)
    – Fix Former Project Name showing when creating a new project

1.8.3.3 / Released 29 July 2018

  • fixed

    – MOVIE : Fix seeking issue on second load
    – CAMERA PANEL : Show Camera Window, Flat Film scale and distance

1.8.3.1 / Released 27 July 2018

  • fixed

    – MENU : Fix Menu Branch after changing main branch
    – MENU : Clear Menu before clearing branches when closing project
    – MOVIE : Fix going to frame 1 (assume the first sample have the timing of frame 1), fix stepping, fix issues after reloading
    – EDITOR : Change Icons for differents Panels
    – MOVIE : Fix seeking with some movies
    – MOVIE : Add workaround around timing issue with LavFilters
    – BRANCH DETAILS : Launch File Dialog when pressing Select Media
    -NEW PROJECT : Clear project name and default language in Project Panel

1.8.2.12 / Released 26 July 2018

  • fixed

    – OVERLAY PANEL : Fix Aspect Ratio issue with Animated Overlays
    – MOVIE : Change for LavFilters 0.72 : frame 1 is unavailable, but otherwise stepping 1 frame should work (need to be tested)
    – BRANCH DETAILS PANEL : Enable replacing media in branch panel
    – CAMERA PANEL : Change label for Relative
    – JSON : Fix Relative not properly saved for Camera Switch

1.8.2.11 / Released 25 July 2018

  • new

    – Add option to have a custom position for the Exclusion zone

  • fixed

    – Fix Main Entry not properly loaded
    – Project Details : Expand Entry Branch dropdown / Add space between buttons
    – Add Tabs to Camera Panel
    – Fix Sphere Vertical Offset
    – RENDERING : Fix 90 degrees offset for Background
    – PROJECT DETAILS : Set project path to user path when creating new project
    – MENU : Change Reveal File to Reveal Project Folder
    – MENU : Limit menu item to 70 chars
    – TIMELINE : Fix In/Out toggle not working
    – CAMERA PANEL : Use logarithmic sliders for exclusion
    – EDITOR : Fix bug when creating new branch (was replacing main branch)
    – TIMELINE : Fix Play button for Still Background
    – EDITOR : Reset Published status when creating new project
    – EDITOR : Fix MainEntry not properly updated
    – EDITOR : Check Branch Name on New Branch and Rename Branch
    – EDITOR : Fix crash when changing Branch Name
    – EDITOR : Fix bug when setting is _entry to true
    – CAMERA : Update relative with proper values
    – New LavFilters have a one frame offset : fix step forward and backward

1.8.2.5 / Released 23 July 2018

  • fixed

    – Load/Save isDepthScaling / Merge with android
    – Fix Exclusions zone when hRot close to +/-180
    – Use blocking cmd for thumbnail generation : thumbnail will appear just after graphic has been inserted

1.8.2.3 / Released 22 July 2018

  • new

    – Exclusion zone for Force Perspective in Camera Switch event (show as red on screen when event is selected)
    – Add new Tween type : Rotation, can set Horizontal and Vertical speed, can set position to hRot/vRot when ending

  • fixed

    – Fix Top and Bottom reversed in exclusion zone
    – Fix camera switch not executed with image background
    – Add repeat for arrows for project seeking
    – Cleanup Project Panel, now for new project the project panel will open, and then the branch panel will open
    – Fix Vertical Speed set when Horizontal Speed was set

1.8.1.0 / Released 20 July 2018

  • fixed

    – Fix issues when loading Overlays, support 2 channels images
    – Limit Branchs displayed in menu to 9
    – Fix Asana : Tool: Add Font prompt Change
    – Fix Asana : VIEW – Branch List: Branch List Order By ID
    – Fix Asana : VIEW – Branch List: Branch List Type Order Reversal
    – Lav Filers 0.72
    – Remove Title, Description … from Project Details (these are set in the CMS)
    – Resolution/Duration not aligned fix
    – Limit Project Name and Branch Name to 250 chars
    – Truncate Branch Name and Project Name in interface
    – Reset branch list sort when loading Project
    – Remove UUID and add On Complete and action for Branch List
    – OpenGL : Don’t use bool in shader uniforms
    – Recent Projects to 15
    – Remove Beta from About Box
    – Set Default Names when creating new events : Event Type + Id
    – Change red line to grey for Listview
    – Entering Invalid Video Patch Creates Empty Branches Fix
    – Change FPS and Type to Label in Branch Details, make sure values are properly updated when switching branches

1.8.0.5 / Released 19 July 2018

  • new

    – Add Branch List Panel (double click to switch to branch)

  • fixed

    – Limit branch item to 10 in menu
    – Fix Text Rendering
    – Fix subtitles rendering
    – Keep same time when switching languages
    – Fix Left Justification Button in Text Panel
    – Fix Window Focus
    – Fix crash with text box

1.7.0.13 / Released 18 July 2018

  • fixed

    – Generate thumbnails for assets, use the thumbnails for the interface
    – Load assets, background and movies only when needed (They stay in memory for faster editing)

    – Fix Sliders out of bounds bug
    – Set range of Aspect Ratio to 30 in Overlay Panel
    – Fix 2D plane inverted in VR
    – Fix Overlays loading when switching branch

1.7.0.11 / Released 28 June 2018

  • fixed

    – Fix Server Url being reset on opening the Authoring Tool

1.2.0.2 / Released 14 March 2018

  • new

    – Change Import cuts caption to “Import Premiere Timeline”
    – Allow the importing of Premiere Timeline XML through drag and drop
    – Change timeline background

1.0.5.14 / Released 5 January 2018

  • fixed

    Extended Liquid Cinema Authoring Tool trial time limit

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