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Version 1.6.3
  • Release Date: Jan 10, 2011
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  • Updated DVDAuthor and Spumux to version 0.7.0 which also solves problems with cygwin.
  • Now using the color and outline subtitle features of the new Spumux version 0.7.0.
  • Fixed a few other bugs.
Version 1.6.2
  • Release Date: Oct 18, 2010
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  • Updated DVDAuthor and Spumux to version 0.6.18 which also solves problems on Windows 7.
  • Updated HC Encoder to version 0.25.
Version 1.6.1
  • Release Date: Mar 29, 2009
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  • Implemented support for Surcode DVD DTS encoder version 1.0.29.
  • Implemented support for 1x, 2x and 2,4x burning of DVD’s to be compatible with most dvd-players.
  • Implemented the “Luminance Gain” feature for HCEncoder.
  • Implemented the “Close All Gops” feature for HCEncoder.
Version 1.6
  • Release Date: Jan 1, 2009
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  • Fixed video encoding of an AVI with 23 fps in CCE SP2.
  • Implemented the latest version of MediaInfo library (version 0.7.8).
Version 1.6.0.14 beta
  • Release Date: Dec 7, 2008
  • Fixed GOP settings in CCE and Procoder to comply with the DVD Standard (thanks to fullEffect).
  • Now standard the “Close all Gops” option is checked.
Version 1.6.0.13 beta
  • Release Date: Aug 20, 2008
  • MP3 decoder filter not needed anymore, now using ffdshow for MP3 decoding.
  • Fixed the problem with opening MKV files.
  • Audio delay is now rounded to the correct milliseconds
  • Implemented the latest version of Bass_fx.dll (version 2.4.1.0)
  • Implemented the latest version of Bass.dll (version 2.4.1.1)
  • Implemented the latest version of Avisynth (version 2.58 RC3)
Version 1.6.0.12 beta
  • Release Date: Aug 1, 2008
  • Enabled the manual typing of the output directory.
  • Updated MediaInfo.dll to version 0.7.7.5.
  • Implemented the latest version of HcEncoder (version 0.23).
  • Fixed a few other bugs.
Version 1.6.0.11 beta
  • Release Date: Jun 23, 2008
  • Fixed a bug in encoding audio. Sometimes 6 channel audio would be fed as stereo which gave strange results.
Version 1.6.0.10 beta
  • Release Date: May 30, 2008
  • Downgraded MediaInfo.dll to version 0.7.4.5 because version 0.7.7.0 didn’t detect the audio delay.
Version 1.6.0.9 beta
  • Release Date: May 21, 2008
  • Updated MediaInfo.dll to version 0.7.7.0.
  • Replaced BeSweet.dll with Bass.dll for audio editing/conversion.
  • Removed conversion to (S)VCD.
  • Implemented installation of RealAlternative 1.75 for RMVB support to the installer.
  • Adjusted the calculated videobitrate so they will fit on the selected DVD5 or DVD9.
  • Removed Nero burning and implemented ISO creation and burning with ImgBurn.
  • Added support for 23 and 24 fps files.
  • Added DTS Encoding with Surcode DVD Pro DTS (version 1.0.23 and up).
  • Fixed a bug when audio extraction was executed with AC3 audio when the audiobitrate was higher than the maximum DVD AC3 audio bitrate of 448 kbps.
  • Fixed a few other bugs.
Version 1.6.0.7 beta
  • Release Date: Dec 31, 2007
  • Changed maximum average bitrate to 9800 minus the audiobitrate.
  • Replaced the internal shrinking engine with Rejig (fixed a bug by doing so).
  • Implemented support for Grass Valley (Canopus) Procoder 3.
  • Implemented libaften.dll instead of aften.exe and updated it to the latest SVN release (thanks to Madshi).
  • Implemented the latest version of HcEncoder (version 0.22) with multiprocessor support.
  • Now ISO filename is the same as the ISO title.
  • Fixed bad sound when source movie has 3 or 4 channels.
  • Enabled the 5.1 upmix feature for other audio sources also.
  • Fixed speedup sound when 5.1 audio was converted to stereo.
  • Fixed a bug mixing up subtitle framerates.
  • Adjusted video bitrate calculation when DVD has 2 audio streams.
  • Fixed the "ERR: SRC moves backwards" error in DvdAuthor. DvdAuthor now only gives a warning.
  • Fixed a few other bugs.
Version 1.6.0.6 beta
  • Release Date: Aug 10, 2007
  • Fixed the high CPU usage bug on multicore systems (thanks to j_ gs).
  • Fixed a bug when audiobitrate was set to default again when you changed it manually.
  • New experimental UpMix 2.0 AC3 to 5.1 AC3 through AC3Filter.
  • Updated the ffdshow codec to compile date 01 July 2007 Beta 3 by clsid.
  • Fixed the loud output when an AC3 source file was encoded through BeSweet and Aften.
  • Implemented the Aften MMX version instead of the Aften SSE2 version.
Version 1.6.0.4 beta
  • Release Date: Jun 21, 2007
  • Fixed not finding the CCE window title which caused CCEFront to crash.
Version 1.6.0.3 beta
  • Release Date: Jun 20, 2007
  • Now you can choose between implace and normal Pulldown.
  • Added “Don’t care” option on the Option form when it doesn’t matter if the movie is PAL or NTSC.
  • Better Vista support.
  • Fixed errors of cygwin on Windows Vista 64 bit.
  • Fixed the format of chapters in the dvdauthor xml file so regional pc settings are ignored.
  • Optional AC3Filter installation by The FilmMachine (a version of AC3Filter must be installed for TFM to work).
  • AC3Filter settings before audio conversion are being restored with the old values.
  • Added the GB2312 Simplified Chinese to the selectable subtitle charactersets.
  • Updated Aften to version 0.0.7
  • Updated MediaInfo.dll to version 0.7.4.5.
  • Updated DVDAuthor/Spumux to version 0.6.14.
  • Updated the ffdshow codec to compile date 22 March 2007 Beta 2a by clsid.
  • Updated the Haali MediaSplitter to the latest version.
  • Updated the AC3 filter to version 1.45b.
  • Updated Avisynth to version 2.57.
  • Implemented NeroCOM instead of the NeroAPI translation (easier for future versions of Nero).
  • Implemented the latest version of HcEncoder (version
  • Implemented the latest version of QuEnc (version 0.72)
Version 1.5.4
  • Release Date: Dec 21, 2006
  • Added the BIG5 traditional Chinese to the selectable subtitle charactersets.
  • Adjusted the size for DVD Shrinking a little bit.
  • Updated the ffdshow codec to compile date 3 November 2006 revision 494 by clsid.
  • Updated the Haali MediaSplitter to the latest version.
  • Updated the AC3 filter to version 1.11.
  • Implemented the latest version of HcEncoder (version 0.19.01).
Version 1.5.3
  • Release Date: Oct 29, 2006
  • Fixed a little bug that appeared sometimes for NTSC movies (it is discussed at http://forum.dvdrbase.info/showthread.php?t=46277).
  • Fixed a little bug that some movies with MP3 audio couldn’t be opened.
Version 1.5.2
  • Release Date: Oct 2, 2006
  • Fixed a “crackly” audio bug when audio source was MP3 VBR (it is discussed at http://forum.dvdrbase.info/showthread.php?t=46246).
  • Adjusted the bitrate calculation a little bit to get a smaller output for SVCD (it is discussed at http://forum.dvdrbase.info/showthread.php?t=46249).
Version 1.5.1
  • Release Date: Oct 1, 2006
  • Fixed a little bug that appeared sometimes for PAL movies (it is discussed at http://forum.dvdrbase.info/showthread.php?t=46244).
Version 1.5
  • Release Date: Sep 30, 2006
  • Updated the guide to the latest version. Thank to Joshua1964 for making the Dutch guide witch I translated to English.
  • Adjusted the bitrate calculation a little bit to get a bigger output.
  • Implemented beta support for Cinema Craft Encoder SP2 trial (I updated CCEFront, thanks to Tylo for sharing the sources)
  • Implemented the new free AC3 encoder Aften.
  • Rewrote the AVI to DVD conversion section in order to get audio in sync with TV-series.
  • Audio Delay of AC3 audio is automatically detected and fixed.
  • Added recovery function when something went wrong during conversion.
  • Fixed the wrong showing of the dialog and conversion progress of AVI DV 1 type to AVI DV 2 type.
  • Implemented the latest version of DGPulldown (version 1.0.8.b3) which support Implace Pulldown.
  • Implemented the latest version of HcEncoder (version 0.18)
  • Implemented the latest version of QuEnc (version 0.71)
  • Fixed the bug in the Avisynth Script File when the video was interlaced.
  • Updated the MediaInfo library to version 0.7.3.0 special with AC3 delay property.
  • Implemented the support for Vorbis audio.
  • Now the audio Boost option is standard enabled when audio is AC3 else it is enabled.
  • Added setting the Left/Right margins for selectable subtitles.
  • Fixed the wrong time bug when merging the second subtitle and there are 2 subtitle parts.
  • Fixed the problem that Pulldown was skipped on some movies when it shouldn’t.
  • Fixed a few other bugs.
Version 1.5.0.18 beta
  • Release Date: Apr 10, 2006
  • Finally fixed the large consumption of memory by TFM (Virtual Memory problem).
  • Updated the splashscreen with the new supported formats.
  • Fixed framerate conversion NTSC to PAL where the framerate is 29.97 (Only works for mono/stereo audio).
  • Added full screen preview (right-click on preview).
  • Added support for RMVB and HD-MOV.
  • Fixed a bug with MP4 conversions other apps had installed a different DirectShow filter.
  • Updated the MediaInfo library to version 0.7.1.2.
  • Updated the ffdshow codec to compile date 3 April 2006
  • Fixed a bug in subtitle conversion when framerate of the source movie is 29.97.
  • Forgot to add Resample Audio.avs and the decomb filter in the last release, is fixed now.
  • Added the Haali Media Splitter and the RealMedia Splitter to the installation package.
  • Fixed a few other bugs.
Version 1.5.0.17 beta
  • Release Date: Apr 5, 2006
  • Created a new logo for TFM.
  • Implemented better Mono audio handling through ffdshow filters.
  • Fixed a bug with dual AC3 audio and BeSweet.
  • Implemented the latest version of HCEncoder (version 0.17)
  • Changed the Interlaced option to avisynth Deinterlace filters instead of encoder settings.
  • Disabled the CCE DVD bitrate setting to 9800 kbps for working with other programs after TFM.
  • Fixed a audio sync bug when creating SVCD with framerateconversion from 25 fps to 29.97 fps.
  • Now also for permanent subtitles you can set the encoding type of the font.
  • Removed support for Canopus Procoder 1 and 1.5 because the non-commandline support and failures.
  • Redesigned the subtitle page.
  • Implemented manual bitrate setting for SVCD and DVD.
  • Support for burning a DVD with the Nero API is back again.
  • Implemented a better memory manager.
  • Now you can also see selectable subtitles in the preview.
  • Enabled audio for the preview.
  • Implemented better subtitle reading/writing. Now TFM can handle *.srt, *.sub, *.ssa and *.txt sub files.
  • When source AVI has DTS audio and no framerateconversion is set the final DVD has DTS audio.
  • Fixed the hanging of BeSweet with MP3 audio that occured some times.
  • Fixed a bug in SVCD image creating when number of mpeg’s is greater than selected.
  • Fixed a few other bugs.
Version 1.1
  • Release Date: Jun 28, 2004
  • Fixed counting of video frames when errors where removed from Avi-file with DivFix
  • Now you can make a VCD with 48 khz audio
  • Added the latest version of EclCCE (1.81)
  • Added latest version of ImgTool Burn (1.1.5) and now supports only NeroApi 6.3
  • Now you can choose a fontscript (ISO-8859-1, ISO-8859-2...) when you choose selectable subtitles
  • Fixed error of not finding Cinema Craft Encoder window on some platforms
  • Now waits 200 seconds (was 120 seconds) for second Cinema Craft Encoder encoding window
  • Now the minimum SVCD bitrate is 1200 kbps (was 1500 kbps)
  • Rewrote the whole Aspect Ratio part (thanks to Carlos Jorge)
  • Added option to choose if you want to delete temporary files or not
  • Added SwapUV option again
  • Added the free video encoder Quenc 0.51, this has still some bugs in it
  • Added the possibility to edit the Avisynth script as first step of the conversion process
  • Added a new version of ac3enc.dll for BeSweet. Should solve some freezing problems on some DVD-players
  • Fixed an error in the Sub --> Srt internal conversion routine, now the part after the first line is shown.

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