Changelog

14.6 revision 117868

Welcome to the Version 14.6 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
    • 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 14.6.0.0 Beta Revision 116913

  • Added further improvements to H.265/HEVC file handling
  • Added ability to set a custom length on dissolves when right clicking a cut point
  • Added ability to set a custom length on audio crossfades when right clicking a cut point
  • Added new keyboard assignment command for applying a crossfade using the last settings (bound to ALT+c by default)
  • Added support for 'starts-with', 'ends-with', 'contains', 'equals', 'less-than' 'greater-than' 'doesn't contain' and 'doesn't equal' to the search functionality
  • Added improvements to how search results are handled when searching for Bins
  • Added improvements to the Find->Clip references feature to highlight segments rather than jumping to the next match
  • Added ability to create a new bin when dragging a folder from 'Local files' to the Bins '+' icon
  • Added improvements to handling of .MKV files
  • Added support for segment Enable/Disable on the sequence timeline:
    • Added keyboard shortcut assignment for 'Activate selected segments'
    • Added keyboard shortcut assignment for 'Deactivate selected segments'
    • Added keyboard shortcut assignment for 'Toggle segment activation'
    • Added keyboard shortcut assignment for 'Activate all segments'
  • Added support for collapsing video tracks when copying sequences
  • Added support for being able to create custom metadata columns
  • Fixed issue with black frames at the end of H.265/HEVC footage
  • Fixed inability to jump to the end of a VFX parameter if it has no keyframes
  • Fixed potential crash signing into the "Activate license(s)" panel
  • Fixed inability to add VFX keyframes at the start of an effect (if there are no other keyframes)
  • Fixed incorrect exports on sections of a sequence containing dissolves next to 3D DVE effects
  • Fixed incorrect audio sync on playback
  • Fixed potential crash attempting to load .MOV/.MP4 sample files
  • Fixed audio noise on playing back .MOV/.MP4 sample files
  • Fixed missing audio on some .MP4 sample files
  • Fixed missing audio waveforms for .MOV sample
  • Fixed missing track buttons on the record tool (Flexible layout)
  • Fixed missing varispeed on imported XML sequences
  • Fixed inability to create a shared project
  • Fixed potential crash folding an Effect on FX2 into V1
  • Fixed clips containing varispeed showing the wrong duration
  • Fixed potential crash playing a sequence with incorrect routing on dissolves
  • Fixed potential crash after deleting a video effect keyframe
  • Fixed potential crash after swapping video tracks containing effects
  • Fixed potential crash adjusting an audio EQ effect during playback
  • Fixed potential crash playing back 96KHz audio files
  • Fixed varispeed being lost on a video segment if it contained an inline effect when exporting to AAF
  • Fixed drag/drop import failing without warnings if there are no media locations
  • Fixed average bit rate option on the H.264/MP4 export panel not being remembered
  • Fixed potential crash trimming the last clip within a sequence
  • Fixed redraw errors on the edge of the content manager when changing bin view
  • Fixed AAF export failing if a clip within the sequence included reverse varispeed
  • Fixed black slug being ignored at the start of a sequence when exporting to AAF
  • Fixed AAF imports containing reverse varispeed clips not actually showing a reversed image
  • Fixed potential failure exporting to AAF if the sequence contains black filler segments
  • Fixed freeze frames in sequences exported to XML being ignored in Adobe Premiere
  • Fixed AVCHD exports failing immediately
  • Fixed ability to sort Markers by colour
  • Fixed behaviour of the 'Inspect' button on the Changelist panel
  • Fixed potential crash comparing two cutlists within the changelist feature
  • Fixed 'Make > subclip' option not honouring Markers if there is only a single ranged marker present
  • Fixed reverse varispeed clips exported to XML and imported to Adobe Premiere not showing the correct start frame

Mac OS X Specific Fixes and Features 14.6.0.0 Beta Revision 116913

  • Added application notarisation to support macOS Catalina (10.15)
  • Fixed Lightworks Console not being recognised on startup on macOS Catalina (10.15)

Windows Specific Fixes and Features 14.6.0.0 Beta Revision 116913

  • Added more key mappings for Polish keyboard layouts

Linux Specific Fixes and Features Since 14.6.0.0 Beta Revision 116913

  • N/A

Cross Platform Limitations and Known Issues

  • Proxy files will not be created for files shorter than one second in length when set to H.264
  • Potential crash if attempting to export an image sequence from a sequence containing 16-bit DPX files
  • Some MTS files will show pixelation on the start frames.
  • There is currently no way of searching for Groups
  • 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
  • .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
  • 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

  • There is no ability to Import or Export .BMP image sequences
  • 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 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
  • Audio content analysis is disabled

Limitations and Known Problems (Linux 64bit)

Please uninstall any previous Beta build before installing a new one

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

  • Debian Distros:

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

    • Fedora 28 and higher
  • 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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