Changelog

12.5.RC1

Welcome to the Version 12 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 will change with each new build.

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

  • Firstly identify whether your issue is happening repeatedly or not. If you continue to experience the same issue doing the same steps, please directly submit a ticket using the Redmine ticketing system: dev.lwks.com

  • If your issue is not repeatable or you are unsure about how the application should be working, please first discuss the issue in the relevant category on the Lightworks Beta Forum section: www.lwks.com/macbetaforum www.lwks.com/linuxbetaforum www.lwks.com/windowsbetaforum

  • If your thread in the Forum concludes as an issue within the Beta version, please sumarise the thread and enter a ticket in the Redmine ticketing system: dev.lwks.com

You will be able to sign in using your Lightworks Username and Password, if you are already signed in to the Lightworks Website you will be automatically signed in to Redmine. Detailed instructions on submitting useful information can be found on the Wiki page. Please make sure you have searched for the issue before submitting a ticket, this should help stop duplicate tickets being submitted. The more feedback we get, the faster we can resolve issues.

IMPORTANT: Any users running Blackmagic hardware will need to upgrade to the latest Blackmagic drivers 10.1 and higher, otherwise the Blackmagic Device will not be recognised.

Cross Platform Fixes and Features Since 12.5.e Beta:

  • Added improvements to "H.264/MP4" "WebM" and "WMV" export options (Lightworks Pro Only)
    • Added ability to change the Compression settings
    • Added option for Constant bitrate compression
    • Added option for Variable bitrate compression
  • Added 1440p (2K) and 2160p (4K) size options to YouTube export option (Lightworks Pro Only)
  • Improved compression settings between different YouTube H.264/MP4 size options
    • 2160p (4k) 35-45 Mbps
    • 1440p (2k) 16 Mbps
    • 1080p 8 Mbps
    • 720p 5 Mbps
    • 480p 2.5 Mbps
    • 360p 1 Mbps
  • Changed wording of "relink existing/new media" setting on the import panel to "Search for media" and added new functionality options
    • "No" = No media scanning relinking at all
    • "Simple" = Will look in the folder the AAF/XML resides in to find media
    • "Thorough" = Will look in the folder the AAF/XML resides in to find media along with all child folders in the tree
  • Added more functionality to the AAF/XML import ability to scan subfolders of a directory containing an AAF/XML
  • Fixed handling of unsupported/badly-formed constructs in AAF imports to report errors to the error.log
  • Fixed Unfolded effects not being removed from the effect settings panel when clicking the "X" icon
  • Fixed potential crash enabling Keyframes on colour gradients and matte Effects
  • Fixed incorrect ordering of multiple V tracks in AAF exports
  • Fixed Keyframe points not appearing on the Effect Settings panel
  • Fixed EDL Track Mapping and Advanced Options not persisting correctly on user presets
  • Fixed incorrect LUT preview when the effect is applied to a subclip
  • Fixed LUT effect being applied twice to the preview thumbnail when the effect is unfolded
  • Fixed LUT effect segment colour (Now appears the same as other Colour Effects)
  • Fixed YouTube export not showing the correct available size options in the Free version
  • Fixed AAF problems with export of offline clips. These problems were manifesting as missing primary timecodes
  • Fixed incorrect XML standard being exported (was exporting LWXML instead of FCP Version 5)
  • Fixed incorrect handling of offline media when importing XML files
  • Fixed incorrect aspect ratio on 4k DCI exports
  • Fixed thumbnail appearance of Cinema DNG files on the import panel
  • Fixed XML export causing a duplicate edit to be created in the project
  • Fixed crash making Kemrolls from a bin
  • Fixed Multi V track edits with effects not playing back correctly
  • Fixed Automatic naming on XML exports to append a number when encountering the same export name
  • Fixed particular AVID DNxHD MXF sample not playing back correctly
  • Fixed incorrect analysis of files during import (1080p files importing as 1080i)
  • Enabled audio level drag and drop in the edit timeline even when segmentdragsize is set to 0 in the config.dat file

Mac OS X Specific Fixes and Features Since 12.5.e Beta:

  • Fixed handling of Boris motion blur effect
  • Fixed crash bringing up the Effect panel applying an effect to an existing Boris Effect while thumbnails are still drawing
  • Fixed crash processing multiple Boris FX render tasks
  • Fixed incorrect audio output from Blackmagic I/O devices on Mac OS X 10.9
  • Fixed AJA Kona 3 I/O devices not outputting correctly on Mac OS X 10.9
  • Fixed AAF automatic media relinking for media in the same folder as the AAF/XML

Windows Specific Fixes and Features Since 12.5.e Beta

  • Fixed handling of Boris motion blur effect
  • Fixed crash bringing up the Effect panel applying an effect to an existing Boris Effect while thumbnails are still drawing
  • Fixed crash processing multiple Boris FX render tasks
  • Fixed AJA Kona 3 I/O devices not outputting correctly on Windows 7 64bit

Linux Specific Fixes and Features Since 12.5.e Beta:

  • N/A

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