Changelog

14.1 revision 102161

Welcome to the Version 14.1 Beta page

Here you will be able to view the list of fixes/changes between Beta builds. Please pay particular attention to the "Limitations and Known problems" list, as this may change with each new build.

To submit feedback on issues you find in the Beta versions:

  • Please start a Forum thread using the appropriate link below based on the operating system you are testing on. The Forum will allow you to submit issues you find or discuss how the application should be working:
    • www.lwks.com/windowsbetaforum,
    • www.lwks.com/linuxbetaforum and
    • www.lwks.com/macbetaforum

Please make sure you have searched for the issue before creating a new thread, this should help stop duplicate threads being created. The more feedback we get, the faster we can resolve issues.

Cross Platform Fixes and Features Since 14.1.0.0 revision 101919 Beta

  • Added improvements to the ELS messaging system
  • Added Cineform 4K formats to the export panel
  • Added keyboard shortcut command for "Step midnight sequence number"
  • Added keyboard shortcut command for creating Sync(s)
  • Added keyboard shortcut commands "Next cut" and "Previous cut" that ignores: Marks, Cues, etc
  • Added ability to allow users to register an account while still running the automatic Free license
  • Added further improvements to the new Histogram tool
  • Improved the "Create folders for clips" option on the Image Sequence export
  • Fixed 8 bit processing still being used with 16 bit GPU setting for 8 bit source and 8 bit target
  • Fixed redraw error after extending the last cut in a sequence
  • Fixed appearance of RED 2K formats appearing duplicated in the export panel
  • Fixed Labels panel appearing in front of torn off timecode labels
  • Fixed corrupt led icon on the voice-over panel
  • Fixed crash customising the table-view columns
  • Fixed playback works as expected, but the playhead not moving after a trim
  • Fixed 'Media date' showing incorrectly for items imported via Drag/Drop
  • Fixed 4k outputs not being available on Decklink 4k
  • Fixed Timeline marker not playing after trimming the first clip in a sequence using CTRL and drag
  • Fixed potential crash on exiting the application
  • Fixed incorrect waveforms for subclips with varispeed
  • Fixed 'Close Gap' function not always working
  • Fixed BITC tab switching not working when the sequence has an FX track
  • Fixed XML FCP7 exports no longer importing into FCP7
  • Fixed Subclips/Syncs created from cues not being highlighted/selected
  • Fixed potential crash during export (various reports)
  • Fixed clip Cue Marker being temporarily renamed and repainted in the sequence
  • Fixed adjusting audio nodes using the mouse-wheel only working the first time
  • Fixed all the items being selected when mousing over them after right clicking a sequence/clip in a user generated bin
  • Fixed Drag/drop of multiple bin clips to a sequence viewer not working
  • Fixed Black appearing at the end of a sequence erroneously after clicking undo after a trim
  • Auto-highlighing filecard clip/sequence name has now been removed
  • Jumping to next/previous events (a/s) now stop at the out-points of ranged cues
  • Disabled AVID DNxHR formats for MXF exports
  • Removed Cineform 480p settings on proxy creation as it is not supported by Cineform
  • Notes field on the metadata panel now saves after pressing Enter

Mac OS X Specific Fixes and Features Since 14.1.0.0 revision 101919 Beta

  • Added 16 bit Float GPU precision
  • Fixed Cineform proxy creation not working
  • Fixed output tests only being available for AJA

Windows Specific Fixes and Features Since 14.1.0.0 revision 101919 Beta

  • Added 16 bit and 32 bit Float GPU precision
  • Added support for older versions of MTX Matrox drivers (6.1 and 7.0)
  • Fixed crash on exit with After Effects plugins (Windows 32 bit)
  • Fixed output tests only being available for AJA

Linux Specific Fixes and Features Since 14.0.0.0 revision 101919 Beta

  • Added 16 bit Float GPU precision
  • Added ability to specify PortAudio devices by name in GlobalSettings.txt ie, [PortAudio] OutputDeviceName=pulse
  • Fixed crash right clicking the sequences filter
  • Fixed crash showing the histogram tool

Cross Platform Limitations and Known Issues

  • Potential crash if attempting to export an image sequence from a sequence containing 16-bit DPX files
  • There is no ability to stream/play MP3 files on the import panel
  • Some MTS files will show pixelation on the start frames.
  • There is currently no way of searching for Groups
  • MTS files with two video streams (3D) will cause the MainConcept decoder to crash and Lightworks to close
  • The screen capture function is not currently working
  • CDDA ripping is no longer available
  • Potential crash importing QTRef files
  • Potential crash importing WMV files
  • Audio monitor delay setting will not be accounted for during export
  • There is no Firewire support
  • AVID DNxHD 10bit encode is not possible
  • Make sure any other applications are closed before attempting to install Lightworks
  • Video track can turn red after removing certain FX
  • .VOB files appear as "Sound" only on the import panel, but yet import with picture. Performance will be slow
  • Image quality on playback may be poor when project card set to NTSC Fields
  • You will not be able to transcode 1080p 60fps files on import to AVID DNxHD (MPEG AVI works correctly)
  • Blu-ray VC1 export does not generate a valid file. It imports back as Sound only
  • Audio on exported AVCHD files cannot be played by Windows Media Player it is just mute
  • The Record panel format must match the output format for successful recording to take place

Limitations and Known Problems on Mac 10.9 (Mavericks) and Higher

  • Potential crash during export
  • BMP Image Sequence exports will show a slightly dark thumbnail image on the Tasks panel
  • Any users running Macbook Pros MUST disable "Automatic graphics switching" under "Energy Saver" in the "System Preferences"
  • Lightworks will only run and 10.9 (Mavericks) and above
  • There is no H.264 MOV export
  • There is no Quicktime/MPEG4 export option
  • There is no FX Plugin support
  • There is no .WMV import
  • There is no Apple ProRes 4444 export option
  • There is no MPEG AVI option on Record/Render/Transcode/Export panels
  • There is no support for Matrox I/O hardware
  • The shared project feature is not currently working
  • Video overlay may change brightness on playback when running dual monitor setups
  • MTS playback may be poor

Limitations and Known Problems (Windows 32bit)

  • If the Matrox VFW codecs are installed on a Windows 8/8.1 system then you will not be able to open the export panel. Please uninstall the VFW codecs for the time being
  • Image on viewers and SDI output may look very poor on old ATI graphics card when set to 10-bit precision

Limitations and Known Problems (Windows 64bit)

  • There is no QuickTime Movie/MPEG4 import/export via Apple SDK
  • Premiere and After Effects plugins are not supported

Limitations and Known Problems (Linux 64bit)Audio content analysis is disabled

Limitations and Known Problems (Linux 64bit)

Tested distros (Other distributions may work, but have not been tested):

  • Debian Distros:

    • Ubuntu/Lubuntu/Xbuntu 17.10
    • Mint 17
  • RPM Distros:

    • Fedora 24/25
  • Fedora 25 is only support when enabling Xorg. There is no support for Wayland (default) currently

  • There is no Quicktime Movie/MPEG4 export option
  • There is no Mackie Audio Mixer support
  • There is no .WMV import
  • ATI and Nvidia cards are supported. EditShare recommends Nvidia for the best performance
  • Fraps AVIs will not import
  • There is no FX plugin support
  • No audio imported from OMFs (that do have embedded audio)
  • Audio may not be present on some Uncompressed AVIs
  • Do not use linux default GFX driver. If you experience the viewer playing at a reduced size then the Linux default graphics driver is installed. Please make sure the Nvidia driver is loaded an the system is restarted

Limitations and Known Issues With Matrox Hardware I/O (Windows only)

  • If your system is not fast enough or does not have enough memory, the captures using MXO2 will stop with a "dropped-frame" message
  • If the drives you are recording to are not fast enough the captures using MXO2 will stop with a "dropped-frame" message

Limitations and Known Issues With Blackmagic Hardware I/O (Windows, Linux and Mac OS X)

  • Input or Output only devices cannot be used. Lightworks requires both an Input and an Output to be present on the device.
  • The SDI output may flash when stopping playback if set to an interlaced output
  • Audio monitor level control has no effect on Blackmagic recordings
  • You will not be able to view video on the Blackmagic output if Precision is set to 10bit. Change to 8bit
  • There will be no audio playback when the project card is set to 1080p59.94

Limitations and Known Issues With AJA Hardware I/O (Windows and Mac OS X)

  • Audio monitor level control has no effect on AJA recording
  • There is no E-E when using the KONA LHi during recording
  • If your system is not fast enough or does not have enough memory, the captures using AJA devices will stop with a "dropped-frame" message
  • If the drives you are recording to are not fast enough the captures using AJA devices will stop with a "dropped-frame" message
  • On Kona 3G SDI 1 output must be used with Windows 32bit and SDI 2 output must be used with Windows 64bit

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