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Version 2.5.5030
  • Release Date: Jan 29, 2009
  • FIXED: Issue with loading certain mpegs
Version 2.5.5020
  • Release Date: Dec 18, 2008
  • FIXED: Issue with AviSynth/FFmpeg going incredibly slow and/or crashing
  • FIXED: Issue with menu encoder and it's dependent MSCRT system dlls.
Version 2.5.5010
  • Release Date: Dec 9, 2008
  • FIXED: Issue with PAL to NTSC conversions not actually converting correctly
  • FIXED: Issue with two pass encoding on multi core PCs
  • UPDATED: ffmpeg updated
Version 2.5.5000
  • Release Date: Nov 30, 2008
  • ADDED: 100% utilisation of CPU cores (dual, quad, HT) with multi asset projects. Assets are processed in parallel – up to 50% speed increase depending on the project.
  • ADDED: Improved Avisynth support. AVSWrapper automatically creates a Avisynth script for your assets.
  • UPDATED: ffmpeg updated – improved performance, higher compatibility, higher quality!
  • ADDED: Higher bitrate for menus – higher quality menus produced.
  • ADDED: Menu button text now defaults to the file name of the first asset in a Titleset.
  • FIXED: Shutdown function working as expected now.
  • FIXED: Lots of other smaller internal fixes (to many to mention!).
Version 2.5.3600
  • Release Date: Dec 10, 2007
  • ADDED: Option to force the processing of mpegs (vobs) rather than leaving them as is. This allows for PAL/audio conversions etc.
Version 2.5.3500
  • Release Date: Nov 17, 2007
  • ADDED: Option to force the audio stream order (based on stream id) on dual audio assets.
  • FIXED: Assets on network paths not working.
  • FIXED: Deleting of assets is they contained NAV PACKs and "Delete _S2D files" option.
Version 2.5.3300
  • Release Date: Sep 25, 2007
  • ADDED: Re-encoding of non compliant mpegs to DVD specs - apart from SVCDs.
  • FIXED: Missing Menu highlights with certain colour choices.
  • FIXED: Missing outline to Image menu buttons.
Version 2.5.3200
  • Release Date: Sep 18, 2007
  • ADDED: Widescreen menu support. Note 16:9 menus reduce the maximum number of buttons from 36 to 18.
  • ADDED: MS-DVR support.
  • FIXED: Changing PAL/NTSC mid project wouldn't update the menu size.
  • FIXED: MKV files producing over capacity DVDs due to failing to calculate the audio bitrate.
  • FIXED: DVD Shrink automation issue on dual core PCs.
Version 2.5.3100
  • Release Date: Aug 16, 2007
  • FIXED: Display issue on menu screen.
  • FIXED: AutoFit not accounting for second audio stream.
Version 2.5.3000
  • Release Date: Jul 19, 2007
  • Added: Ability to add static text to the menu.
  • Added: ISO creation, without burning.
  • FIXED: Minimize->Maximize Window persistance bug.
  • FIXED: Invalid bitrate in second audio stream if present bug.
Version 2.5.2850
  • Release Date: Jul 7, 2007
  • FIXED: Bug with 2GB+ mpeg assets not producing chapter points.
  • Added output folder name setting.
Version 2.5.2800
  • Release Date: Jul 4, 2007
  • FIXED: Bug with Vista and certain file paths
Version 2.5.2738
  • Release Date: Jul 2, 2007
  • Inplace PAL to NTSC pulldown (no need to demux/add pulldown/remux) - significant reduction of PAL->NTSC encode duration!
  • FIX: Bug with Vista and certain file paths
  • Improved "Large Font" support in the GUI.
Version 2.5.2728
  • Release Date: Jun 22, 2007
  • Inplace 3:2 pulldown (no need to demux/add pulldown/remux) - significant reduction of Film->NTSC encode duration!
  • FIX: Faint vertical "lines" in some encodings.
  • FIX: mpeg audio issues.
  • Made AC3 the default and recommended audioencoding.
  • Better DTS audio handling.
Version 2.5.2725
  • Release Date: Jun 19, 2007
  • Updated to latest ffmpeg.
  • Improved Vista compatability (again!)
  • More formats supported: AviSynth scripts (see
  • Resolved some threading issues with multi core systems.
  • Removed internal DVD player for previews. Now uses default DVD player on PC.
Version 2.5.2718
  • Release Date: Jun 12, 2007
  • .Net 2 build
  • Improved Vista compatability
  • More formats supported: aac, mkv, h264/x264, dts
  • Undo/Redo added to menu designer
  • Improved encoding quality (no real need for 2 pass now)
  • 30% Faster then v2.1
Version 2.1.2474
  • Release Date: Oct 11, 2006
  • Added more comprehensive ImgBurn command line switches.
  • Max bitrate for encoding is now 9000kbs (was 7800kbs).
  • Added setting for reducing max bitrate to 8000kbs.
  • Fixed an issue with letterbox/pan & scan on 4:3 material on certain DVD players
Version 2.1.2421
  • Release Date: Aug 19, 2006
  • ImgBurn 2+ support. DVD Decrypter/ImgBurn 1 support replaced by ImgBurn 2 support and its ability to "build and burn". Now the recommended burning method due to its superior burning engine.
  • PAL HDTV sources (50 fields per sec / 25 frames per sec) now supported. PAL or NTSC DVDs can be produced from such source material.
  • "Force 16:9 DVD" override setting for AVI sources that have no aspect ratio info.
  • Updated GUI.
Version 2.1.2308
  • Release Date: May 7, 2006
  • 1088 HDTV sources are cropped to 1080 - removing extra 8 pix encoded garbage.
Version 2.1.2294
  • Release Date: Apr 14, 2006
  • MAJOR FIX: DVDs from HDTV sources had wrong dimensions if using overscan.
  • MAJOR FIX: Encoded AC3 audio no longer quieter than source audio.
  • Added option to disable multiple threading (in "video encoding settings")
Version 2.1.2284
  • Release Date: Apr 4, 2006
  • Fixed positioning of the preview window.
  • Improved Nero detection: quashes previous exceptions.
  • Fixed bug regarding project names and saving
Version 2.1.2278
  • Release Date: Mar 28, 2006
  • Fixed two menu bugs. Including "buttons not working" in certain scenarios.
Version 2.1.2272
  • Release Date: Mar 23, 2006
  • New Settings pages (with tips & advice)
  • NTSC/PAL menu nomaly fixed (affected a few DVD players)
  • Displays encode bitrate on tooltip over DVD size
  • Updated GUI controls
  • "Save as" from projects
  • Initial background folder setting
  • CRT overscan setting
  • Better integration with Nero via NeroBurner 2.0 (included in release).
  • Lots of bugs have been fixed (too many to mention)
  • Updated ffmpeg build
  • improved ffmpeg configuration and options

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