Changelog

14.0 revision 91065

Welcome to the Version 14 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.

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Cross Platform Fixes and Features Since 14.0.0.0 revision 90926 Beta

  • Added 'Make > Video Black' to bin menus
  • Added better support for dual monitor setups with the new project browser
  • Added key shortcut assignment for 'Tidy' (Flexible layout)
  • Added support for intel adpcm audio types
  • Restored ability to choose which room you wish to access for a project on the new project browser
  • Restored "All" tracks button to the sequence timeline
  • Restored subclip creation when dragging from the copy icon
  • Now use Fixed layout by default on systems which have not been used in over a month
  • Fixed muitiple copies of the Playout tool being opened in Flexible layout
  • Fixed issue of padlock icons appearing on sequences incorrectly
  • Fixed AVI YUYV/UYVY renders from 12.6 appearing black in 14.0
  • Fixed the 'Effects Creation Panel' key command (F9)
  • Fixed incorrect room name after creating a new room
  • Fixed Cue Marker panel not opening on the VFX tab
  • Fixed bin-name editability
  • Fixed track-name copying
  • Fixed shark hotspot
  • Fixed "Pop out original" function on sequences not working correctly on Subclips
  • Fixed potential crash importing MP4 sample file
  • Fixed Audio Replay Rate not updating in List view bins when changing the output format
  • Fixed potential crash during playing (with the vectorscope visible)
  • Fixed subclips incorrectly showing "Compression" text option on sequences as "Unknown"
  • Fixed hang playing back .MP4 sample files
  • Fixed proxy generation failing on systems with a Free license enabled
  • Fixed image sequences not being coalesced together when importing the parent folder
  • Fixed panel positioning on multi-monitor setups
  • Fixed incorrectly positioned search text-entry widget
  • Fixed crash encountering corrupt project thumbnail file
  • Fixed crash shift+clicking the pop-out icon
  • Fixed MXF media coalescing
  • Fixed AAC audio playback not working
  • Fixed issues with duplicate media spaces appearing on the Media tab of the project card
  • Removed MPEG422 AVI codec from the import, render and export panels
  • Limited Vimeo export to 720p with a Free license (upload now optional) due to end of Vimeo agreement
  • Prevented the 'close' icon being clickable on the fullscreen preview when it's not visible
  • Prevented the magnifier from being created offscreen. Fix wording.
  • Prevented multiple magnifier panels being created
  • Generated the correct menu when right-clicking on the key-assignments panel
  • Updated sequence viewers after relinking missing media
  • Updated FX graph time indicators when necessary
  • Improved visibility of grouped track indicators
  • Make sure that the shark (and other tools) respect explicitly-set default positions
  • Make clip selections similar in bins between List and Tiles view
  • Issued a sensible message if a recent folder no longer exists

Mac OS X Specific Fixes and Features Since 14.0.0.0 revision 90926 Beta

  • Fixed sequence viewer not drawing properly when opening the Effects panel if Letterboxing is enabled

Windows Specific Fixes and Features Since 14.0.0.0 revision 90926 Beta

  • Fixed Media appearing offline when dragging and dropping an MXF file from Windows Explorer to Lightworks

Linux Specific Fixes and Features Since 14.0.0.0 revision 90926 Beta

  • Fixed multi-monitor fullscreen preview
  • Fixed hang after applying image-key

Cross Platform Limitations and Known Issues

  • Proxy creation issues have been reported and are under investigation
  • Render option is not available in Fixed layout mode
  • 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. This issue has been raised with MainConcept
  • Duplicate log entries on the export panel when an edit viewer and timeline are open
  • The screen capture function is not currently working
  • CDDA ripping is no longer available
  • Potential crash importing QTRef files
  • Video analysis tool appears through the FX configuration panel when configuring a colour correction effect
  • Potential crash importing WMV files
  • Audio monitor delay setting will not be accounted for during export
  • Cannot record SD/HDV through Firewire
  • 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

  • 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
  • Fullscreen preview is scaled incorrectly for the secondary monitor (when the primary monitor is retina display) This is a QT issue.
  • Embedded AAF exports will not export with embedded audio
  • AJA I/O latest driver support is still a work in progress and does not include 4K output support

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
  • AJA I/O latest driver support is still a work in progress and does not include 4K output support

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
  • AJA I/O latest driver support is still a work in progress

Limitations and Known Problems (Linux 64bit)

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

  • Debian Distros:

    • Ubuntu/Lubuntu/Xbuntu 16.10
    • Mint 17
  • RPM Distros:

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

  • There is no Firewire support
  • 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
  • Blackmagic AVIs will not import
  • Cineform AVIs will not import
  • Fraps AVIs will not import
  • There is no FX plugin support
  • No audio imported from OMFs (that do have embedded audio)
  • Relaunch button doesn't work after the application crashes
  • 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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