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  • Release Date: Oct 13, 2019
    • New: Output Profiles: Added option to set the encoding bit depth.
    • New: Added "Split scenes" to a dropdown menu on the save button in the file save dialog,
    • Fix: MP4/MKV chapter code re-written. Joiner output creates chapters. Removed "chapter at zero" option, now automatic. Occasional mux failure due to invalid MKV chapter fixed.
    • Fix: If VRD already open, open a file via file association wouldn't always work.
    • Fix: MP4/MKV files with MPEG2 video and AAC audio wouldn't open.
    • Fix: QSF of DVD using profile with split scenes caused error.
    • Fix: If VRD already open, open a file via file association wouldn't always work.
    • Fix: NVidia encoder, aspect ratio not being set correctly at all video dimensions.
    • Fix: MPEG2, unable to run QSF on some files. QSF thought the files were elementary streams.
Version Beta
  • Release Date: Oct 6, 2019
  • TVSuite V6 - (Released 2019-10-04)
    [Change] MKV: When saving MKV with chatpers, added a chapter starting at 0, just like MP4.
    [Fix] Shell: If TVSuite already open, opening a file via file association doesn't always open due to unicode issue.
    [Fix] MP4: MP4 & MKV files with MPEG2 video and AAC audio won't open.
    [Fix] NVEnc: Remove dual pass option for NVidia encoding.
    [Fix] Key entry: If upgrade token entered, user prompted to if they want to open the upgrade wizard in a browser window.

    [Change] Profile grid: (VRDPro) Change "Aspect correction" label to "Crop & Border".
    [Fix] Profile grid: (VRDPro) Interactive cropping option no longer available.

Version Beta
  • Release Date: Sep 30, 2019
  • TVSuite V6 - (Released 2019-09-29)
    [Enhancement] Output Profile: Added option to set the encoding bit depth, this will trigger auto-recode if different from source.
    [Enhancement] Save: Added dropdown to Save button in output dialog to enable split scenes. Advanced profile option still supported.
    [Change] AdScan not saving vprj from batch
    [Change] GUI: Key entry dialog would show registered users as '0 days expiration'. Now shows 'License has been installed.'
    [Change] GUI: Tools>Options>General, new option: "On save auto show 'Select file' dialog.
    [Change] Key entry: Check for upgrade token being entered and ask user if they want to open the upgrade wizard.
    [Change] QSF of DVD using profile with "split scenes" caused error
    [Change] VRDPro: Change betas so that it now expires using a new beta key which can be re-entered.
    [Fix] COM: vp.vbs sample script wasn't updated to use videoredo6 COM object.
    [Fix] Chapters: Chapter numbering goes from 0 to 2 instead of 1 to 2.
    [Fix] GUI: If user entered upgrade token into key entry, would be redirected to purchase page rather than upgrade wizard.
    [Fix] GUI: If video dimensions change, on-screen display was showing [0x0] instead correctly showing revised dimensions.
    [Fix] H.264: Possible sync issue when cutting H.264 files. Not handling end of cut properly in all cases.
    [Fix] HEVC/H.264: Aspect ratio not being set correctly for H.264/HEVC software encoding when encoding from 1920 to 720x576
    [Fix] MKV: Chapter marks can sometimes create MKV muxer errors.
    [Fix] MPEG2 video: Unable to run QSF on some files even though they would open. The QSF thought they were ES streams.
    [Fix] NVidia encoder: Encoding aspect ratio not correct. Being set to encoding dimensions instead of output profile.
  • Release Date: Sep 18, 2019
    • Fix: Removed some beta test warnings accidently left in Build 802.
  • Release Date: Sep 15, 2019
    • New: Version 6 - Initial release
    • New: HEVC support
    • New: Unicode file name support
    • New: Smooth video and audio transitions
    • New: AC3 encoding
    • New: NVidia GPU encoding support
Version Beta
  • Release Date: Sep 1, 2019
  • TVSuite V6 - (Released 2019-08-30)
    [Enhancement] NVidia encoder: Added NVidia surface type selection (auto, cuda, dx11) to Tools>Options>GPU encoders.
    [Enhancement] NVidia encoder: Added support for Cuda surfaces (in addition to DX11) allowing NVEnc to work on Win 7.
    [Enhancement] Output Profile: Advanced audio, added optional language code to each output audio stream.
    [Enhancement] Output Profile: Simplified setting of audio level processing into 3 functions: Normalize, Auto gain, raise/lower level.
    [Change] GUI: Removed "Apply VRD Version to Log" from Tools>Options>Manual.
    [Change] GUI: Removed "User Batch Command" from shift+Tools>Options. Hasn't been used since TVSuite V4.
    [Change] GUI: Warn user if VRDPro styled key entered into TVSuite.
    [Change] HEVC: If opening 10-bit HEVC file, warn user that output will be transcoded to 8-bit. (Until 10bit encoder is working)
    [Change] HEVC: If opening HEVC 4:2:2 file in TVSuite V6 warn that this is a VRD Pro function.
    [Change] Tools>Options: Changed old category label "Hardware encoding" to new label: "GPU encoders"
    [Fix] HEVC: Error if opening file that didn't have frame rate in the header or video stream (such as converting from MP4 to TS)
    [Fix] HEVC: If doing 2 pass audio such as normalization and smart editing, output could hang.
    [Fix] HEVC: SEI pict_struct values not being cleared on new NALs causing frame timing to possibly be wrong.
    [Fix] TS muxer not passing through language code

Version Beta
  • Release Date: Aug 16, 2019
  • TVSuite V6 - (Released 2019-08-14)
    [Enhancement] File save dialog: Now saves "Favorites Only" option even if you Cancel dialog
    [Change] MKV: Remove extra data block from MKV files to better support multiple parameter sets.
    [Change] MP4/HEVC: If saving HEVC to MP4 the first output GOP will ALWAYS be recoded in order to create a unique parameter set.
    [Change] Output Profile: Lower minimum AC3 bit rate for 5.1 audio to be 192 Kbps instead of 384 Kbps.
    [Change] Stream internals: (VRDPro) In NAL viewer holding down the shift key and clicking previous/next frame does a GOP jump.
    [Fix] Default profiles: Various iPhone & Android profiles listed in the install wizard were missing.
    [Fix] GDI: GDI driver wouldn't correctly display 4:2:2 video content.
    [Fix] H.264 output: Fade in could cause crash if first frame after fade-in occurs before I-frame in decoding order.
    [Fix] HEVC source: Save error if source is HEVC without AUD and container is MKV or MP4.
    [Fix] Install wizard: Fixed selection of allowed default profiles. Added some older Apple and Android profile options.
    [Fix] MKV: HEVC encoder could error out if level_idc in profile was too low. Now checks and bumps level_idc if necessary.
    [Fix] MKV: On some files, first GOP would not be displayed or saved.
    [Fix] MKV: Saving MKV to MP4 wouldn't play on iOS. Changed hev1 to hvc1.
    [Fix] Output Profile: Some settings not sticking: Encoding type, Flip, Audio channel mode, and Normalize.
    [Fix] Profile: In TVSuite, can't persist dual pass or CRF output 'Encoder mode:' settings.
    [Fix] Project files: V6 project files have a BOM at the beginning and shouldn't.
    [Fix] Tools>Options>Startup: Prevent settings files from Version 5 from being imported. Only Version 6 settings can be imported.
    [Documentation] COM documenation: Program Duration as reported by FileGetProgramInfo is in 90KHz ticks, NOT seconds.
Version Beta
  • Release Date: Aug 1, 2019
  • TVSuite V6 - (Released 2019-07-30)
    [Change] H.264 output: Moderate speed on some files when outputting with transitions.
    [Change] GUI: Warn user if diagnostic is set to advanced and let them reset it to medium.
    [Fix] MP4/MKV muxing: MP4/MKV output of some files can trigger pixelated playback in MPC-HC & VLC.
    [Fix] HEVC: Fixed problem parsing HRD parameters which prevented file from opening.
Version Beta
  • Release Date: Jul 14, 2019
  • TVSuite V6 - (Released 2019-07-13)
    [Fix] GUI: Output profile editing: there were missing translations in the drop-down control.
    [Fix] GUI: Shortcuts/hotkeys not recognized on Chinese language systems. Can also crash when creating new hot key mappings.
    [Fix] GUI: Entering a UNC output path in file save, QSF save, or ES save shows "Invalid output file" message.
    [Fix] HEVC: Incorrect frame rate due to overflow error if vui_time_scale or vps_time_scale has a large value.
    [Fix] Joiner: Joiner list sometimes has an extra 0:00-0:00 segment as first item. Introduced with build 797.
    [Fix] Output Profile: False "unable to set output options" if NVEnc is the default encoder.
    [Fix] Transport stream: If "ignore transport stream map" enabled, stream detector could interpret MPEG2 as HEVC.
Version Beta
  • Release Date: Jul 1, 2019
  • TVSuite V6 - (Released 2019-06-30)
    ** Updated Beta Expiration Date **
    [Enhancement] GUI: Support for registration names with unicode characters.
    [Enhancement] Joiner: Adding a project to the joiner adds the title and each scene separately rather than as one project.
    [Change] H.264 & HEVC: Added support to detect and report colorPrimaries, TransferMatrix, etc.
    [Change] NVidia encoder: Automatically adjust NVEnc encoder settings by polling encoder for capabilities such as interlace, chroma, etc.
    [Fix] Titling: Adding title to source video with 24 bit audio adds incorrect number of silent audio fr
    [Fix] Profiles: Max bitrate didn't always cause recode if the source file didn't have a max bit rate. Mostly affected HEVC & H.264
    [Fix] GUI: Disable internal frame cache used to display thumbnails for MPEG2 files. Similar to V5 behavior.
    [Fix] Joiner: Loading a joiner project without having an open video could crash application on save. (Project files won't work).
    [Fix] Batch: Added "default settings" and "Current settings" to AdScan profile list.
    [Fix] GUI: Tools>Options>Playback, Widen dialog box and some strings.
    [Fix] HEVC: Unable to open file is it contained "filler data" (FD) NALs.
    [Fix] HEVC: Unable to open transport stream file if first frame in the file didn't have VPS, SPS, PPS.
    [Fix] H264: Sync error when saving when there are missing POC but GOP otherwise plays OK.
    [Fix] GUI: Hotkeys wouldn't work if language other than English is selected.
    [Fix] GUI: Selecting Czech as the language code wouldn't stick and TVSuite would revert back to English.
Version Beta
  • Release Date: Jun 16, 2019
  • TVSuite V6 - (Released 2019-06-13)
    ** Updated Beta Expiration Date **
    [Enhancement] GUI: Support for language translations. Set via Tools>Options>Start up.
    [Fix] Joiner save: Throws codec ASSERT in DoesContainerSupportVideoCodec if saving from joiner list with no open file.
    [Fix] DVD authoring: Should force audio recode if audio is AC3 and bit rate greater than 448Kbps.
    [Fix] DVD: DVDs should automatically auto rotate videos.
    [Fix] Save dialog: Changed Video codec from H264 to HEVC and output container changed from MP4 to Elementary streams.
    [Fix] Container changes when changing the codec
    [Fix] Audio transitions: If audio transitions enabled, saving AC3 file to TS converts audio to AAC rather than recoding to AC3.
    [Fix] HEVC: Fixed transport stream reader to support HEVC files when the PMT isn't present or is incorrect.
    [Fix] HEVC: Fixed problem parsing HRD parameters in a UDH file which could cause a crash.
    [Fix] NVidia encoder: Encoding to H.264 interlaced would create two images of the frame on the output.
    [Fix] Tivo: Trying to open a Tivo file with bad MAK gives "out of memory" error rather than proper error message.
    [Fix] HEVC: Frame rate is incorrect due to rounding error when vps_time_scale and vps_num_units_in_tick are large values.
    [Fix] Output Profile: (VRDPro) When creating new output profile from Save Video dialog, changed name not retained.
    [Fix] Profile grid: (VRDPro) "Enable Audio Transitions" should be gray if video transitions set to "None".
Version Beta
  • Release Date: May 27, 2019
  • TVSuite V6 - (Released 2019-05-24)
    ** Updated Beta Expiration Date **
    [Enhancement] Chapters: Add option to Tools>Options>Chapters to create a chapter marker at start of each joiner project.
    [Enhancement] GUI: Add option to rotate the video being displayed (0, 90, 180, 270) for when the rotation metadata isn't set in the file.
    [Enhancement] Output Profiles: Frame rate change algorithm on the advanced tab. Options: Fractional or Blend.
    [Enhancement] Profile: Add new output option drop down, frame rate method. Needs to flow into the outputOptionsBase
    [Enhancement] Transitions: Added new checkbox to T>O>Transitions, Enable audio transitions.
    [Enhancement] GUI: Option to rotate the video during playback.
    [Change] Output Profile: TVSuite profile dialog, change label "Encoding type:" to "Encoding codec:" or "Output codec".
    [Change] Profiles: Change the default intelligent bit rate percentages to from HEVC.
    [Fix] EAC3 audio: Switching from 5.1 to 2.0 channels during playback can cause an application crash.
    [Fix] H.264 MXF: (VRDPro) Time code and number of frames reported in the info box too high by 1.
    [Fix] H.264 output: Fade out at last cut of file not working.
    [Fix] H.264 output: Very long sections of missing audio can trigger a video buffer overflow and hang output.
    [Fix] H.264 playback: Missing source file audio during playback could trigger navigation and playback issues.
    [Fix] H.264: Smart encoding with transitions could create pixelation at cut start after transition completes.
    [Fix] HEVC: Limit maximum number of decoding threads to 16 to prevent random crashes while editing.
    [Fix] HEVC: SPS parsing error on st_ref_pic_sets could cause crash.
    [Fix] HEVC: When transcoding using QuickSync, force output to progressive.
    [Fix] Joiner save: Scene markers aren't in the source projects aren't being saved as output chapters. Only cuts are.
    [Fix] Joiner: Hard coded error message in MPEGEdit3Dlg
    [Fix] Manage profiles: When importing, import dialog resizing not working, and can't change the width of the row headers
    [Fix] Output Profile: (VRDPro) Frame rate method only showing if frame rate is no-change. Should be if frame rate is set.
    [Fix] Output Profile: (VRDPro), Unable to turn off Transition Options type checkbox.
    [Fix] Output Profile: Advanced setting, MPEG2 to H.264 always reverts to 70, does not retain value.
    [Fix] Output Profile: Advanced setting, unable to Set MPEG2 to H.264 less than 50.
    [Fix] Output Profile: Unable to change parameters for default profiles.
    [Fix] Output Profile: Unable to set rotation and other parameters in output profile with SAS codec.
    [Fix] SCTE-35: (VRDPro) If Advance goes negative display as 0 or negative number.
Version Beta
  • Release Date: May 11, 2019
  • TVSuite V6 - (Released 2019-05-09)
    ** Updated beta expiration date **
    [Fix] Titling: Saving video with added title can hang.
    [Fix] H.264/HEVC output: Deinterlacing MPEG2 files with 3:2 pulldown to AVC or HEVC can cause combing.
    [Fix] H.264 output: Some teletext captions causing slow "fast frame copy" on output.
Version Beta
  • Release Date: Apr 25, 2019
  • TVSuite V6 - (Released 2019-04-24)
    ** Updated beta expiration date ** 
    Change log to be posted shortly.
Version Beta
  • Release Date: Apr 19, 2019
  • TVSuite V6 - (Released 2019-04-16)
    [Fix] HEVC: M2TS output file type wasn't allowed and should be.
    [Fix] MP4 output: AAC-HE at 48000/24000 being recoded to 64000/32000.
    [Fix] HEVC: Opening HEVC files would crash application if CPU wasn't late model with AVX2 support.
    [Fix] H.264 smart encoding: Could crash at end of file or cut end of recoded buffer wasn't previously enlarged.
    [Fix] Caption display: Improve stability of 608/708 caption display when non-reference frames are dropped during playback.
    [Fix] Display: For DX11 and GDI drivers, deinterlace setting was reversed.
Version Beta
  • Release Date: Apr 13, 2019
  • TVSuite V6 - (Released 2019-04-05)
    [Fix] HEVC: M2TS output incorrectly triggering an error when saving. Now OK.
    [Fix] MP4 muxing: Saving to MP4 could trigger "non monotonic" DTS output abort.
    [Fix] AC3: Installer missing the AC3 encoder DLL after name was changed.
    [Fix] HEVC: Incorrect of versions of HEVC support files caused crash when saving to HEVC format.
  • Release Date: Dec 11, 2018
    • New: H264 output dimensions can now be set to multiple of 2 for width and 4 for height.
    • Fix: French and German version of the output profile dialog had incorrect settings for normalization levels.
    • Fix: Use VMR9 instead of EVR for AMD graphics cards on Windows 10.
    • Fix: Lots of changes and fixes, please see change log below for details.
Version Beta
  • Release Date: Sep 27, 2018
  • TVSuite V5 - (Released 2018-09-25)
    [Enhancement] Profile: H264 output dimensions can now be set to multiple of 2 for width, 4 for height. Previously both rounded to 16.
    [Fix] H.264 output: If joining more than about 15-20 H.264 files, output could stall due to DTS not being properly set.
    [Fix] MP4 output: Excessive sync corrections could cause muxer to hang or throw error due to DTS being off.
    [Fix] Audio normalization: Fix auto normalization for AAC and some PCM sources, frame duration errors.
    [Fix] File open: TS streams with an 'F 0x00' at bytes 5 & 6, could be rejected due to incomplete QT file test.
Version Beta
  • Release Date: Aug 3, 2018
  • TVSuite V5 - (Released 2018-08-02)
    [Fix] Profile: User's profile specified <framerate> of 30 fps, but profile logic modified it to "no change".
    [Fix] Transport stream: Partially corrupt PAT packets at front of file could bypass reading PMT and might not detect DVB subtitles.
    [Fix] Output Profile: French and German version of the output profile dialog, had incorrect settings for normalization levels.
    [Fix] AVI files: First GOP could be dropped if the first PTS value in the file is 0.
    [Fix] AVI files: H.264 output could hang in second pass when normalizing audio.
    [Fix] TS muxing: When auto muxing from uncompressed stream, mux rate incorrectly set.
    [Fix] H.264 output: Corrupt MPEG1 Layer 2 frames may cause many seconds or even minutes of frames to be removed.
    [Fix] H.264: Incorrect frame rate could be picked up if there are 3 or more GOP headers before first frame slice .
    [Fix] Program stream output: Fix edge case where a packet of nulls could have the PTS for the next real frame.
    [Fix] MPEG1: Added support of common aspect ratio codes (4x3 and 16x9) for MPEG-1 codec.
    [Fix] Audio normalization: Automatic normalization algorithm might not normalize up to the last 400 msec of the file.
    [Fix] H.264 encoding: Media Info incorrectly reports non-constant frame rate for files transcoded to H264 MP4 due to DTS adjustment.
    [Fix] GUI: Crash if T>O>Playback, YUV acceleration un-checked and frame dimensions change during playback.
    [Change] GUI: (VRDPro) Remove requirement for additional license to support H.264 4:2:2 & 10 bit. Support is enabled by default.
    [Fix] MXF: (VRDPro) SMPTE-436m captions might not display if there are multiple ANC packets and 436M packet has stuffing bytes at end.
Version Beta
  • Release Date: Apr 14, 2018
  • TVSuite V5 - (Released 2018-04-12)
    [Change] Transport stream mux: Reduce number of PTS overflow/underflow messages that go to the log to cut down on log file size.
    [Fix] Uncompressed: Changed video buffer overflow size test from >= max_buffer_size to > max_buffer_size.
    [Fix] TS Muxing: Not writing a language descriptor to the PMT when audio is AAC-LC.
    [Fix] MPEG2: Audio buffer overflow if there are multiple title segments in an output stream. Joiner or Transcoder (DAI).
    [Fix] TS Files: If ignore T>Options>Stream, Ignore TS maps checked, AAC-LC streams incorrectly picked up as AAC-HE.
    [Fix] TS Muxing: Language codes not being output to the PMT for AAC-LC streams (type 0x0F).
    [Fix] H.264: Single byte NAL at start of MP4 file makes our reader think file already has Annex B codes.
    [Fix] GUI: Seeking 60 fps videos by time code cause displayed frame to be off by 1 frame / second due to rounding error.
    [Fix] Uncompressed: (VRDPro) crash on save if ANC/RDD11 subtitles to user data in output profile is set.
    [Fix] ProRes: (VRDPro) Output will hang in 2nd pass if doing save with LKFS normalization.
    [Fix] TS Muxing: (VRDPro/Transcoder) Incorrect PTS in output file if enabling VANC to user data filter.

    TVSuite V5 - (Released 2018-03-23)
    [Fix] H.264 editing: Sync problem if source is H.264 MP4/MKV, 1st audio frame has a PTS less than 1st video frame, and cut in 1st GOP.
    [Fix] GUI: AMD display cards could show triple video images when running on Win 10 (started with Build 763) due to EVR setting.
    [Fix] H.264 editing: Level 5.2 was supported when computing maximum number frames in DPB. Incorrectly assumed 0.
    [Fix] GUI: If splash screen dragged to edge of screen or Window+arrow pressed, splash screen could accidentally be resized.

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