Changelog

14.0 revision 91724

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 91477 Beta

  • Added support for MP3 files directly instead of extracting audio
  • Fixed drag and drop of a clip off the start of a sequence shifting the rest of the track along
  • Fixed batch import panel showing "Matrox MPEG422" under video encoding when set to Transcode, causing import failures
  • Fixed incorrect audio on MP4 sample files
  • Fixed hang generating titles (which have been shrunk to nothing)
  • Fixed 'Reveal imports in search filter' setting on the import panel
  • Fixed copy local import setting not respecting the selected destination drive
  • Fixed metadata card not updating when double clicking a clip from a bin into the source viewer on the Log tab (Fixed layout)
  • Fixed copy local not respecting the destination drive selected
  • Fixed crash changing timeline 'segment colours based on' option
  • Fixed 'media offline' after copying/moving clips between projects
  • Fixed failure to restore focus to a viewer when re-entering a room (if that viewer was created from a tile dragged from a viewer 'pop out' icon)
  • Fixed viewer title after swapping contents
  • Fixed record tool persistence
  • Fixed segment resizing with grouped tracks
  • Fixed the Recent/Current filter
  • Fixed item renaming in Content Manager
  • Fixed several issues with Proxy creation (aspect ratio issues still present)
  • Fixed MP4 sample files showing green frames at the end
  • Fixed scrubbing through interlaced material showing fields in random order on the Blackmagic hardware output
  • Removed outstanding floating windows before project entry
  • Removed audio speed option on WAV exports in 30fps projects
  • Avoided making empty edits whenever a viewer's contents are popped out
  • Avoided unexpected clipboard message
  • Allowed click/drag trim when other other tracks already have unjoined cuts
  • Allowed removal of all segment texts
  • Allowed click/drag trim when other other tracks already have unjoined cuts
  • Prevented fullscreen preview from being displayed when double-clicking a tile's viewer icon (if the resultant viewer would appear over the clicked tile)
  • Prevented endless 'scanaddtrans: index too big' messages on the status window
  • Prevented showing 'unjoin assistance' highlights if unjoining is not allowed
  • Prevented erroneously showing clip effects in sequences
  • Prevented crash encountering corrupt ED5s
  • Project-browser preview images are now correct for 4:3 clips
  • Now handle archives contained inside folders with .archive extensions
  • Now inhibit tear-off timecode for effects duration widget
  • No longer reveal the tasks page if a new background task has already completed
  • After searching for a project on the project browser, you can now press 'Search' again to find the next occurrence
  • Ensure that archives generated using fixed-layout have thumbnails
  • Use the most up-to-date sequence image for project thumbnails
  • Reinstated tab key functionality on the filecard
  • Updated FX graphs correctly in response to editing operations
  • Updated table-view bins correctly after deleting multiple items in one go
  • Revealed image-sequences directly, rather than revealing their containing folder

Mac OS X Specific Fixes and Features Since 14.0.0.0 revision 91477 Beta

  • N//A

Windows Specific Fixes and Features Since 14.0.0.0 revision 91477 Beta

  • N/A

Linux Specific Fixes and Features Since 14.0.0.0 revision 91477 Beta

  • Arranged for stacktraces to appear in error.log for occurrences of Lw::Exception::RuntimeError
  • Avoided displaying multiple OS file-browser windows

Cross Platform Limitations and Known Issues

  • Aspect ratio issues with some proxy creations 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 24/25
  • Creating proxies will cause the application to hang

  • 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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