Changelog

14.1 revision 102397

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
    • 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 102161 Beta

  • Added ability to set H.264 proxy bit rate according to quality level setting
  • Added config.dat entry "highlight_filecard_name 1" which restores the old behaviour of highlighting the Name when opening
  • Added the ability to right-click a clip and choose 'Make -> Sequence'
  • Added quality settings for CineForm AVI/MOV export option
  • Added keyboard shortcut function for making a new Content Manager
  • Added the ability to make syncs from sequence segments
  • Fixed incorrect image on Blackmagic output when playing a ProRes tile
  • Fixed crash on exit if material is being fetched over a VPN
  • Fixed viewer flashing when changing output quality setting
  • Fixed crash dragging a sequence tile to a sequence viewer and then pressing the Record button
  • Fixed Disabling 'show levels' in the timeline options preventing 'post levels' waveform display from working
  • Fixed deleting V1 causing sequence markers to be lost
  • Fixed CTRL+right drag (for drag-in-black) causing timeline to move slightly
  • Fixed drag-in black not working at the head of an FX track
  • Fixed typing quickly on the numpad not working properly
  • Fixed drag-in black at the head of a sequence not affecting all relevant tracks when 'auto track sync' is enabled
  • Fixed incorrect audio waveforms for Subclips in sequences
  • Fixed potential crash/hang during a render operation
  • Fixed issues with embedded AAF exports being incorrect
  • Fixed persistence setting the timeline segment drag size to 66%
  • Fixed incorrect unjoin indicators for grouped tracks when 'auto track sync' is disabled
  • Fixed potential crash importing an embedded AAF
  • Fixed duplicated picture segments exporting to .MP4 file
  • Fixed 'Add to' from a content manager filter (to a target project) not working
  • Fixed 8 bit image processing being used when adding more effects
  • Fixed proxy settings on the panel not showing the actual settings
  • Fixed Bins highlighting incorrectly in the content manager when dragging a bin out of a group
  • Fixed Pop out original shortcut cut not working on an audio only clip containing just an A1 track
  • Fixed The 'background task completed' message appearing after aborting a task
  • Fixed Pop out original function not showing the correctly marked region after deleting a Cue Marker
  • Fixed timeline not redrawing correctly after increasing the speed of a segment
  • Fixed "overlapping clips" error message due to incorrect FCP7 XML exports to FCP7
  • Fixed Embedded/Separate files option not being respected for MXF exports
  • Fixed Audio Effects panel not opening when clicking the Effects button on the sequence timeline
  • Torn-off timecode labels now respect the editability of the item that you try to apply them to
  • Now generate better clip names for image-sequences with entirely numeric filenames
  • Now grey out Delete Project option if the project is occupied
  • Shift+clicking the content manager icon now creates a new content manager
  • The commands 'bin : next tile' and 'bin : previous tile' now do something useful when the current bin does not contain the source clip
  • Removed the term "Rack" from the apply audio mix panel when working with torn off Groups

Mac OS X Specific Fixes and Features Since 14.1.0.0 revision 102161 Beta

  • Fixed incorrect function when applying a Greyscale over a dissolve to black
  • Fixed potential crash exporting to embedded AAF

Windows Specific Fixes and Features Since 14.1.0.0 revision 102161 Beta

  • Now handle proxy files being created in shared projects
  • Now grey out Delete Project option if the project is occupied when using shared projects

Linux Specific Fixes and Features Since 14.0.0.0 revision 102161 Beta

  • Added some support for Lightworks to run under Weyland
  • Fixed incorrect function when applying a Greyscale over a dissolve to black

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

  • 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
  • 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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