VideoReDo Pro Beta: Version 5.90.90.762a

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This sub-forum is dedicated to beta and pre-release versions of VideoReDo Pro.

IMPORTANT: Due to an upgrade in the license manager, after installing and running 762a you may have licensing issues with versions older than July 2017.

Download link: http://www.videoredo.net/beta/VRDPro-5-90-90-762a.exe

TVSuite V5 - 5.90.90.762a (Released 2018-01-18)
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[Enhancement] LXF: (VRDPro) LXF captions were not playing out on Nexio/Harris play to air server.
[Fix] H.264 editing: Smart edit encoding parameter block wasn't being cleared before each encode, could cause parameter error.
[Fix] Output Profile: (VRDPro) Sorting profiles by container is dropping LXF profiles.
[Fix] H.264 editing: Fix smart editing when video is encoded at 1920x1080 but some frames at cut point encoded at 1088.
[Fix] Output status: Fixed output progress bar temporarily jumping to 100% at start of output.
[Fix] H.264 output: Fixed problem with H264NALParser not clearing, num_ref_idx_l0_active_minus1 at start of slice.
[Fix] H.264 NAL display: (VRDPro) fixed problem in NAL display not properly setting: weighted_bipred_idc, was always assumed 0.

TVSuite V5 - 5.3.80.761 (Released 2017-12-16)
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[Fix] DVD/MPEG encoding: Fixed dual pass DVD encoding which broke in 760a.


TVSuite V5 - 5.3.80.760 (Released 2017-12-08)
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[Fix] DVD/MPEG encoding: Revert to build 748 MPEG2 encoder for software encoding due to speed and bit rate compliance of ffmpeg.
[Fix] Video driver: At install, automatic selection of EVR for Windows 10, VMR9 for Win 7/8, and VMR7 for XP wasn't working correctly.

TVSuite V5 - 5.3.80.759 (Released 2017-11-22)
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[Change] Ouput status: 10-30 second delay displaying the initial output status dialog in Win 10 Fall Creator's update.
[Fix] TS Files: Not detecting audio streams when coded as private PES-1 PMT descriptor, due to VRD ITV hack from 2009.
[Fix] TS Muxing: H.264 output, fix in 757/758 could cause buffer overflow if the vbv buffer size decreased in the middle of file.
[Fix] DVD authoring: Average bit rate about 6% high when using ffmpeg mpeg2 encoder. Can make DVD folder too large.
[Fix] AAC Audio: Problem parsing the AAC header from an MP4 file, especially with Version 2 audio description.
[Fix] Titling: Adding a title and having an output frame rate different from the source video causes hang or audio resync adds.
[Enhancement] LXF: (VRDPro) support for LXF output with HD captions and PCM audio.
[Fix] x264 encoder: (VRDPro) option to force enabling the HRD parameters wasn't working.
[Fix] GXF files: (VRDPro) original PTS values calculated incorrectly for 720p files.


TVSuite V5 - 5.3.80.758 (Released 2017-10-29)
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[Change] TS Muxing: H.264 output, In TVSuite, set the buffers exit rates at the mux rate to avoid PTS underflows.
[Fix] File open: Improved ESReader to give fewer false positives of H.264 streams.
[Fix] File open: Moved the ESReader to be last in line for file checks to prevent false positive elementary stream warnings.
[Fix] GUI: Custom buttons, reset to default did not work on all 6 controls, only the 1st one.
[Fix] GUI: Find tune slider is assuming right button is pressed instead of left button.
[Fix] GUI: German, cleaned up Tools>Options dialog positioning.
[Fix] Output Aspect: 720x576 SAR calculation not being rounded correctly showing 1.775 instead of 1.7778.
[Fix] Output Profiles: On Advanced tab in TVSuite V5, "Watermarking" options should not be displayed, it's for VRDPRO only.
[Fix] Output: Saving each scene as separate file doesn't work with elementary stream output.
[Fix] TS Muxing: H.264 output, fixed TS muxer to re-set the buffer timings on each GOP in case profile / HRD params change.
[Fix] Titling: Titles audio incorrect frame duration when changing audio sampling rate of the source file.
[Fix] Video display: Application could crash if source dimensions were 720x486 but decoded as 720x496.
[Fix] ANC captions: (VRDPro) ANC caption to user data conversions didn't work if also doing a frame rate change.


TVSuite V5 - 5.3.80.757 (Released 2017-09-25)
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[Enhancement] H.264: Will now open incorrectly formatted HD-PVR files that wouldn't open in previous versions.
[Enhancement] COM: Add new COM call, NavigationFrameAdvancedIFrame( BOOL bForward).
[Enhancement] ES Muxing: Add option in the ES muxing dialog for the video frame rate when the frame rate isn't in the video stream.
[Enhancement] ES Muxing: Added support to mux video only, using silent PCM audio.
[Enhancement] GUI: Gracefully edit videos with multiple dimensions. Shift+Tools>Options # 40: Allow multiple video dimensions
[Enhancement] MPEG2: Added support for AAC LC audio with MPEG2 video when using MP4/MOV container.
[Enhancement] Output profiles: Option to group profiles by container and codec.
[Change] ES Muxing: Updated the H.264 elementary stream detection to require a SPS, PPS, and not require multiple AUDs.
[Change] GUI: Add "disable" option to check for update frequency on the Tools>Options>Startup page.
[Change] GUI: Allow dimension changes from 1080 to 1088 without triggering a warning.
[Change] GUI: Diagnostic level now defaults to "medium" on Tools>Options>General
[Change] GUI: When showing can only be opened in VideoReDo Pro, display a "more information link".
[Change] H.264 MP4/MKV: Arbitrate frame rate by looking at PTS values when the video ES has a different frame rate than the file header.
[Change] HEVC/H265: Add warning when the user tries to open an HEVC/H265 file.
[Change] Output Profiles: When grouping option is "none", change "Check/Uncheck group" to "Check/Uncheck All" and enable.
[Change] TS Muxing: Auto mux rate was not taking into account the bit rate of non-recoded secondary audio streams.
[Fix] Ad-Detective: If source is H.264 and "Disable Display Update" in Ad-detective params is checked, batch ad-detective can hang.
[Fix] Ad-detective: Interactive tab not showing in ad scan params
[Fix] Audio playback: 8K sampling rate audio doesn't play properly with the DirectSound driver for H.264 files.
[Fix] Audio: AAC-LC with sampling rate of 24 KHz mistakenly detected as AAC-HE.
[Fix] Captions: Changed caption header market bit from 0 to 1 in H264 SEI captions.
[Fix] ES Reader: Tighten check for H.264 videos to prevent MPEG2 program streams being interpreted as H264 ES streams.
[Fix] File open: MP4/QT file accidentally as a transport stream, failed to open.
[Fix] GUI: Czech translation, Tools>Options>Playback, EVR video driver option is labeled as duplicate VMR7.
[Fix] GUI: Error message when joining files with different video codecs incorrect. Missing a '%s'
[Fix] H.264: Improved sync adjustment when there is missing audio and all video frames are reference frames.
[Fix] Intel QuickSync: Output profile advanced, GOP size and IDR frequency weren't working.
[Fix] MP4: Added support for for opening MP4 files with header blocks (zlib support)
[Fix] Output Profile: German translation for output profile encoder drop down was incorrect preventing Quick Sync (TVSuite)
[Fix] Output Profiles: Prevent 2 pass encoding when using Intel QS encoder.
[Fix] Output: Rotation would cause crash if source chroma is 4:2:2 and output chroma is 4:2:0.
[Fix] Output: Deinterlacer not functioning properly after using new multi-threaded calls.(broke in 750)
[Fix] Prevent 422/444 with QS encoder
[Fix] Profile editing: If profile list is grouped, importing a profile doesn't show the new profile until you change the grouping.
[Fix] Uncompressed: Frame rate of 59.94 incorrectly set as 29.97
[Fix] XML Parser: Possible crash if trying to open or test an XML file larger than 2GB.
[Enhancement] Canoe CSV: (VRDPro), when opening a Canoe project look for matching .ts in addition to a matching .mpg
[Enhancement] Deinterlacing: (VRDPro & Transcoder), If system has 4-7 cores, using 2 deinterlacing threads, if 8+ cores, 4 threads.
[Enhancement] GUI: (VRDPro) Added pts jitter, difference between actual and calculated PTS value, to the stream internals GOP graph.
[Enhancement] Help: (VRDPro) add link in help menu to VideoReDo Pro application notes.
[Enhancement] Watermarking: (VRDPro) Added support Teletrax watermarking.
[Change] H.264 MXF: (VRDPro) When opening an H.264 MXF file automatically override aspect ratio from MXF container if present.
[Change] MXF Output: (VRDPro) Added support for MPEG2 4:2:0 output with profile/level: High@Main and High@High.
[Change] Time display: (VRDPro) On Tools>Options>Navigation, change NPT check box to drop down:
[Fix] LKFS calculation: (VRDPro) Fixed LKFS setting for non-gated algorithms, BS-1770-3-10 second.
[Fix] LXF: (VRDPro) Fixed problem with audio / video sync when there is pre-roll.
[Fix] MXF: (VRDPro) AAC audio in an MXF wrapper, gives multiple audio frame errors due to excess filler.
[Fix] Prores: (VRDPRO) Converting ANC captions to user data causes GPF.
[Fix] x264 encoding: (VRDPro) CRF setting on Advanced H.264 tab wasn't working, was always defaulting to 23.​

TVSuite V5 - 5.1.3.746 (Released 2016-10-27)
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[Enhancement] Ad-Detect: (VRDPro) Add button to save or load Ad-Detective parameters to/from an output profile.
[Enhancement] Ad-Detective, add button to load or save Ad-Detective parameters
[Enhancement] Captions: (VRDPro) Support converting EIA_608 and EIA_708-ccdp captions in an MP4 to user data.
[Enhancement] DAI Support: (VRDPro) Create ad-segments from 1-2 black areas if minimum black frames = 0.and segment > min block duration.
[Enhancement] DAI: (VRDPro) Dynamic Ad Insertion, now supports Canoe CSV output.
[Enhancement] H.264 files: (VRDPro) Set initial time code in Tools>Show Program Info if there's a pic_timing SEI.
[Enhancement] Display: (VRDPro) Right click on video to limit display to a single field, upper or lower.
[Change] License manager: New license manager screen shows status including number of days until expiration.
[Change] H.264: (VRDPro) New installations will have x.264, 10-bit and 4:2:2 support by default.
[Change] H.264: Aspect ratio could be off due to SAR rounding error.
[Change] H.264: Improperly encoded SAR setting with aspect ratio of 0:0 causes H.264 encoder validation error when doing a cut.
[Change] TS Output: Rolled back the improved buffer management from build 745 if not outputting null packet. Speeds up VLC opens.
[Fix] Ad-Detect: Restore Ad-Detect parameters in TVSuite doesn't restore the audio level tab settings.
[Fix] Batch: Ad-Detective will honor interactive vs output based Ad-Detective option.
[Fix] GUI: If YUV acceleration is off, 1912x1070 video would crash during RGB conversion.
[Fix] GXF/LXF: (VRDPro) Intermittent seeking issues with GXF/LXF files.
[Fix] H.264 files: Sync issue when a large GOP starts with IDR and rest of GOP are I-Frames that aren't used as references.
[Fix] Joiner: Output not clearing output complete dialog resulting in statistics showing from previous joins.
[Fix] MPEG2 navigation: Fixed rare problem with frame accurate navigation of transport stream (and Tivo TS) files.
[Fix] Output: If profile is "Match source" and source is not MPEG2 or H.264, would error, now recodes to H.264.
[Fix] QuickSync: (VRDPro) Fixed QuickSync crash found introduced in 744.

VideoReDo Pro - 5.1.3.745 (Released 2016-09-15)
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[Enhancement] AVin: (VRDPro) Added support for 1080i AVIn files. (Need 720p samples).
[Enhancement] H264 output: (VRDPro) Added X.264 CRF encoding option to H.264 encoding options on the advanced Tab. (Experimental)
[Enhancement] MXF: (VRDPro) Add ability to set the starting output time code.
[Enhancement] Output profiles: (VRDPro) Profiles exported from VRDPro that use VRDPRo specific features cannot be imported into TVSuite V5.
[Enhancement] ProRes/DV video: (VRDPro) Enable trimming of ProRes/DV files without transcoding. Overwrite Trim and Copy menu.
[Enhancement] ProRes: (VRDPro) Automatically set correct decoder thread if S+T>O decoding threads is 0.
[Change] LKFS Graph: (VRDPro) Cosmetic and operational changes.
[Change] LKFS scan: (VRDPro) Fixed calculations for gated LKFS calculations. (Broken in 743)
[Change] LKFS scan: (VRDPro) LKFS graph, added file name to title, and calculated peak LKFS value to the legend.
[Change] ProRes / GXF: (VRDPro) Opening these files in TVSuite will issues VRDPro only warning.
[Change] Profile editing: (VRDPro) Hide the normalize algorithm, Chromatec and Limiter option in release mode.
[Fix] LKFS scan: (VRDPro) Temporarily remove all cuts and scenes to scan entire file instead of just selected cuts / scenes.
[Fix] Profile editing: (VRDPRO) Grid editor option not used in batch, QSF or ES muxer
[Fix] TS Muxing: (VRDPRO) honor "omit null packets" to create broadcast streams.


[Enhancement] Ad-Detect: Added option for long silent audio (<-65 dBFS) to be flagged as an advert.
[Enhancement] Ad-Detect: Option to use the audio channel count as part of the ad-detection algorithm.
[Enhancement] Add option to turn on Plot Mask by default
[Enhancement] Audio stream selection: Added language code to Tools>Select Stream>Audio
[Enhancement] Output complete: Add actual output duration, output file size, and number of scenes
[Enhancement] Output profile: Added "Primary audio" selection in advanced audio profile so user doesn't need to know a specific stream number.
[Enhancement] Title dialog: Moved title fade duration to main dialog rather than use separate dialog invoked by a non-obvious menu option.
[Enhancement] Use longest file for metadata on all files types, not just MCE
[Enhancement] Video display: Detect if source video is rotated and display correctly (MP4 files).
[Change] GUI: If drag/drop multiple files, the combine / join / dvd dialog can be hidden by windows from other applications.
[Change] Joiner: New option in joiner edit dialog to clear the joiner list after a joiner save.
[Change] MP4 output: If source is PCM and audio is "Automatic", auto recode to AAC. For PCM set codec to PCM or mux format to MOV
[Change] MP4: Detect rotation metadata value, and load into video stream parameters. Report in Tools>Show Program Info.
[Change] MPEG2 output: MaxGop without header bit rate change would set header bit rate to 10 Mbps unless TS. Now checks for PS or DVD
[Change] Output profile: Add new option to rotation setting to auto rotate so that output video is upright.
[Change] Output profile: Intelligent recode, Bit rate presets, added 4K average and max bit rate. 1080 labeled now as both 1080i/p.
[Change] Output profile: Move "Convert all I-frames to GOPs" from Advanced>Program stream to MPEG2 stream.
[Change] Output profile: Move "Dropframe timecode in GOPs" from Advanced Program Stream to MPEG2 Stream.
[Change] Output profile: Move "Set header to video bitrate" from Advanced > program stream options to MPEG-2 stream options
[Fix] Ad-detective scan: New Ad-detective now process entire file and replaces any existing cuts / scenes.
[Fix] Audio: PCM audio ingest sampling rates currently limited to 96K, 48K, 44.1K, 32K. Added ingest support for 24K, 22.5K, 11.025K
[Fix] Avermedia: Not detecting the faulty AverMedia encoding in AVI files resulting in wrong frame rate.
[Fix] COM: Loading a file via COM with QSF flag set would always return "false" even if file was loaded.
[Fix] H.264 output: Fixed buffer timing for H.264 streams with HRD bit_rate_value
[Fix] H.264 output: Pixelation when cutting on an I-frame when file contains both I and IDR frames.
[Fix] H.264: Unable to open file smart edited by VRD using IDR cut if the SEI precedes the SPS in the original file.
[Fix] IFO file open via drag: Opening a DVD file via file open gives an incorrect error message.
[Fix] Joiner: Joiner>Create video from joiner list, will now only be enabled if there's an actual video project in the joiner list.
[Fix] MP4/MKV: Correctly handle videos that start with negative PTS values.
[Fix] MP4: Audio detect rotated videos, display the video upright and auto transcode to upright on output unless intelligent to mp4.
[Fix] MPEG2 Output:Encoding MPEG2 to 4K would crash, now limits to 1920x1080.
[Fix] Output profile: If target file size is 0, default to minimum settings, 1 Mbps for MPEG-2 and 0.5 Mbps for all other codecs
[Fix] Output profile: If using Intelligent mode "quality factor" and source isn't MPEG2 or H.264 auto switch to bit rate mode.
[Fix] Output profiles: Progressive sequence flag not being set when converting 1080i to 720p with BOB deinterlacer.
[Fix] TS Muxing: H.264 TS muxing, improve calculation for the VBV site so that it uses both profile and level.
[Fix] TS Muxing: Improve initial PCR value and properly set the max duration allowed in the ES (decode) buffer.
[Fix] WTV files: Fall back to ffMpeg reader for WTV files that won't open with our standard reader.
 
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VideoReDo Pro 5 Beta 745a has been posted:

Major VideoReDo Pro enhancements:

1. Support the X.264 CRF encoding option on the Output profile>Advanced Tab > H.264 encoding parameters

2. New ProRes and DV trimmer. If currently open file is ProRes or DV video, Tools>Trim will do frame accurate trimming.

3. Lots of fixes and improvements to the LKFS audio graph.

4. Support for GXF MPEG2 files.

5. Maximum number of audio channels / stream increased from 8 to 16.

6. Improved transport stream compliance when muxing H.264 video.

General product enhancements:

1. New Ad-Detective audio options to remove sections where the audio channel count doesn't match the program audio channel (i.e. channel count in adverts are different from program content).

2. New Ad-Detective audio option to detect and remove long silent sections.

3. New automatic rotation detection and processing for videos coming from phones and cameras which carry rotation metadata. New output profile option to auto re-cord rotated video as upright.

4. Ability to save each scene to a separate file.
 
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VideoReDo Pro 6 Beta 746m has been posted:

1. Fixed bug with Intel QuickSync that could cause a crash.

2. Lots of enhancements to Ad-Detective.

3. Canoe DAI csv file support (eventually will require license purchase).

4. Improved support for LXF/GXF files.

5. Right click on video window to display upper or lower field only.

6. For new installations: H.264 4:2:2, 10-bit, X.264 support now included with license. Extra key no longer required.
 

Danr

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VideoReDo Pro Beta 762a has been posted:

1. IMPORTANT: Due to changes in the license manager software, you may have difficulties running versions older than July 2017.

2. Fix for Windows 10 Creators update speed issues.

2. Support for LXF files.

3. Lots of other changes, please see complete list above.
 
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