Release Notes

7.17

Release date 24 November 2022

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Added

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Fixed

  • Failing qc_video_metrics tests due to incomplete download of large source media
  • FTP upload restart timeout to prevent overwriting destination with empty file
  • Failing QC Qualify tests with [Download S3] error in some cases

7.16

Release date 17 November 2022

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Added

๐Ÿ“˜

Fixed

  • Added CC/SERVICE number to the Closed Captions name attribute in HLS master manifest if multiple captions present with the same [email protected] attribute
  • Force audio container type for MXF OP1a
  • Incorrect output duration if cut_black or black_padding parameters applied

7.15

Release date 10 November 2022

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Fixed

  • Exclude stream parameters with specified get_from_manifest parameter from stream per format limit

7.14

Release date 03 November 2022

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Added

๐Ÿ“˜

Fixed

  • Handling of some FTP sources files dowload error
  • Stuck processing of DEE media with Waiting For Encoder status in some cases

7.13

Release date 27 October 2022

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Added

๐Ÿ“˜

Fixed

  • Skip SEI data extraction from H264 source files if closed captions not specified in request
  • Validation of credentials in SFTP source files. Now username is mandatory.
  • Failing Baton QC sub-media creation if parent media has more than one output format
  • Unnecessary double special characters encdoing in source URL
  • Incorrect Nielsen CF files generation if value of audio_channels_number and the number of channel elements don't match
  • Processing of WAV files larger than 2GB in Nielsen CF file generation tool
  • Handling of closed captions muxing in some cases
  • Failing Qualify QC test run on MXF sources

7.12

Release date 20 October 2022

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Updated

  • MainConcept SDK version to 13.4

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Fixed

  • Long initialization of MainConcept AVC encore in some cases of 2-pass encoding
  • Error in media with Ludicrous Mode if one of source part download task failed in some cases
  • Removed unnecessary audio stream extraction for advanced intermediate remux media
  • Missing 608/708 closed captions in second and further program segments for media with multijob workflow
    โ€ข Difference in closed captions information in HLS manifest and output.json

7.11

Release date 13 October 2022

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Fixed

  • Error in 5.1 audio stream extraction from some source media
  • Correct handling of errors in segment splitting for Multijob Workflow media
  • Skipped extraction of MCC captions from MXF sources
  • Not updated media and output format start time on Encoding Queue UI page in case of encode restart

7.10

Release date 06 October 2022

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Added

7.09

Release date 29 September 2022

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Fixed

  • Preserve Dialnorm specs from source for long output audio streams
  • PPS difference in source chunks for media with Ludicrous Mode in some cases

7.08

Release date 22 September 2022

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Added

๐Ÿ“˜

Fixed

  • Incomplete FTP file uploading in some cases
  • Incorrect subtitle manifest name if get_from_manifest specified

7.07

Release date 15 September 2022

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Added

๐Ÿ“˜

Fixed

  • BuyDRM error for mpeg-ts output files with sample-aes encryption (added safe fallback to cbcs encryption)
  • Disabled Ludicrous Mode for repackaging medias
  • Optimized downloading of media source that was specified as signed S3 URL
  • Removed duplicate frameRate attribute from Representation block in MPD manifests.
  • Colorspace filtering for HDR to SDR encoding for source with BT2020 color and libx264 output video codec

7.06

Release date 08 September 2022

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Added

๐Ÿ“˜

Fixed

  • Errors with long PCM files handling in Dolby audio processing
  • Closed Captions declaration in DASH / HLS master manifest only if they present in the output media

7.05

Release date 01 September 2022

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Fixed

  • Failing audio stream extraction for some long source files
  • Corrupted long CEA-708 phrases in interlaced mainconcept_avc output
  • Incorrect or missing encryption type for BuyDRM
  • Wrong parts size calculation for some media with Multijob Workflow

7.04

Release date 25 August 2022

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Fixed

  • Rerun of stuck Mainconcept AVC encoder in some cases
  • Ad breaks and CUE insertion synchronization in medias with Ludicrous Mode
  • Ludicrous Mode media source chunks trimming on blank frames insertion
  • Chunks concatenation error inHDR10 Ludicrous Mode media in some cases

7.03

Release date 18 August 2022

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Added

๐Ÿ“˜

Fixed

  • Proper video encoding errors handling to provide more human-readable errors in media status
  • Failing Nielsen metadata insertion for multisource medias with Ludicrous Mode

7.02

Release date 11 August 2022

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Fixed

  • Missing streams PIDs for media with advanced multi-source enabled with cablelabs_mpegts output format
  • Source parameters fetching for intermix of fmp4 and mp4 files

7.01

Release date 04 August 2022

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Added

  • Support of cablelabs_mpegts output format for Baton QC Validation
  • Support of cablelabs_mpegts output format in media with Ludicrous Mode

๐Ÿ“˜

Fixed

  • Closed Captions copying for advanced multi-source media
  • Level value ignored for cablelabs_mpegts output format
  • Parallel processing of video and audio streams in advanced multi-source medias
  • Optimization of advanced multi-source media processing time
  • Support of output files with size greater than 500GB for advanced multi-source media
  • Missing extracted from GXF closed captions in some cases
  • Support of 23.97 framerate for closed captions conversion
  • Incorrect segments duration for media with Multijob Workflow for some cases
  • Optimized 2-pass encoding for media with maincocnecpt_avc video codec

7.00

Release date 28 July 2022

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Added

๐Ÿ“˜

Fixed

  • Baton QC tasks rerun issues in some cases
  • Empty downloaded source file for media with Ludicrous Mode and separate alternate sources in some cases
  • Clean up of unnecessary audio stream parameters for media with Dolby Atmos audio codec

6.99

Release date 21 July 2022

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Added

๐Ÿ“˜

Fixed

  • Missing STYLE header in muxed WebVTT Closed Captions for HLS outputs
  • Erase empty id attributes of Event elements in MPD manifests
  • Ignore cut_black parameters for blank frames insertions
  • Updated B-HLS DRM signature method
  • Changed B-HLS tag in manifest to #EXT-X-SESSION-KEY if add_hls_drm_metadata specified

6.98

Release date 14 July 2022

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Added

๐Ÿ“˜

Fixed

  • Changed User Key management for sub-users in UI
  • Long processing time of mainconcept_avc media wit 2-pass encoding for some large sources
  • Failing media with clipping for Free 1GB account
  • Hang media with Ludicrous Mode on source parameters fetching in some cases
  • Missing HLS source media parameters for some QC tests
  • Incorrect QC auto test cases set for audio only outputs
  • Error on QC preparation stage for QC Stream Validator in some cases

6.97

Release date 07 July 2022

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Added

๐Ÿ“˜

Fixed

  • Changed width and height values type to integer in MPD manifests
  • Duplication of subtitles Representation ID in MPD manifests
  • Missing Representation ID for segmented WebVTT section of MPD manifests
  • Ad breaks / CUE inserts support for media with Multijob Workflow
  • Doubling of mainconcept_avc output duration in some cases

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Disabled

  • Temporary disabled QC tests for outputs if get_from_manifest specified

6.96

Release date 30 June 2022

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Added

๐Ÿ“˜

Fixed

  • Ad breaks / CUE inserts positioning before last segment if it's start time exceeds total duration

6.95

Release date 23 June 2022

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Fixed

  • Slow Baton QC task initialization in some cases
  • Failing multi-source media in some cases on file parameters fetching
  • Incorrect work of auto_audio_trim parameter in case of output has muxed closed captions
  • Failing media on closed captions muxing in some cases if output video codec is set to mainconcept_avc
  • Private key value validation in SetHostKey request
  • Sync issues with video stream and DEE processed audio stream

6.94

Release date 16 June 2022

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Fixed

  • Empty result file uploaded to FTP destination in rare cases
  • Added CODEC string in manifest for advanced_hls output format
  • Failing VTT generation for short segments
  • Failing media if image_media_playlist and single_segment_template specified simultaneously
  • Failing packaging of large amount of output files in multi-bitrate outputs

6.93

Release date 09 June 2022

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Added

๐Ÿ“˜

Fixed

  • Manifest match by sub_path for get_from_manifest parameter
  • Encoding Queue management for sub-users with shared account option
  • Excess subtitle group in HLS manifests if add_to_manifests specified in closed captions
  • Incorrect Iframe HLS stream AVERAGE-BANDWIDTH tag value

6.92

Release date 02 June 2022

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Fixed

  • Image playlist processing time optimized
  • Thumbnails size calculation in case neither width nor height specified
  • Incorrect thumbnail files name in case filename specified in destination
  • Not working upload notification for thumbnails
  • Failing thumbnails media if destination not specified
  • Failing Azure destination for thumbnails media
  • Optimized external manifests parsing
  • Stuck processing of multi-source media with specified channel-based audio-mapping
  • Failing media if some cases of default values for atsc_eac3_descriptor

6.91

Release date 26 May 2022

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Added

๐Ÿ“˜

Fixed

  • Missing User ID and API Key on sub-users My Account UI page
  • AAC audio_profile support in custom audio_streams
  • SCC closed captions frame-rate update

6.90

Release date 19 May 2022

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Added

๐Ÿ“˜

Fixed

  • Incorrect 2-pass encoding for mainconcept_avc codec
  • Chrominance conversion from 4:2:2 to 4:2:0 in interlaced mainconcept_avc encoded video
  • Empty Encoding Queue UI page for Sub-user with enabled "Shared Account"
  • Incorrect value of BANDWIDTH tag #EXT-X-STREAM-INF in HLS manifest if get_from_manifest specified
  • Support of "vbi_vanc_smpte436" and "SEI user data unregistered" closed captions formats extraction from mxf source files

6.89

Release date 05 May 2022

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Updated

  • Dolby Encoding Engine (DEE) v5 update

๐Ÿ“˜

Fixed

  • Incorrect frame-rate in time offset calculation for SCC closed captions
  • Ludicrous Mode not applied if media source is set as pre-signed S3 URL
  • Support of 436m CDP / Anc. Data closed captions copying from MXF source files in media with Multijob Workflow enabled

6.88

Release date 28 April 2022

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Added

๐Ÿ“˜

Fixed

  • Issues with manifest sources download if get_from_manifest specified in some cases
  • Added QC report save retries in case it was failed
  • Incorrect characterisctics attribute for WebVTT subtitles in master HLS manifest

6.87

Release date 21 April 2022

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Fixed

  • Segment splitting duration prescision for media with Multijob Workflow
  • Incorrect manifests destination in GetStatus request response in some cases
  • Error in last segment duration calculation in DEE processing
  • Error messages in output format processing log in UI

6.86

Release date 14 April 2022

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Added

  • "Shared Account" option for Sub-users

๐Ÿ“˜

Fixed

  • "API Access" restriction setting in UI

6.85

Release date 07 April 2022

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Added

๐Ÿ“˜

Fixed

  • Encoder selection in API request for audio output formats
  • Remove extra EXT-X-STREAM-INF from m3u8 manifests if add_to_manifest and get_from_manifest specified simultaneously
  • Incorrect EXT-X-MEDIA tag in m3u8 manifests if get_from_manifest specified
  • Colorspace conversion for HD10 image playlists

6.84

Release date 31 March 2022

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Fixed

  • Incorrect Multijob Workflow media segment cut if start time set in exponential form
  • Fixed excess dvvC box for mp4 output format with h264 video codec
  • Sub-users password update in UI
  • Failing task retry in some cases
  • Incorrect MCC cLosed captions cutting
  • DEE processing in media with Ludicrous Mode

6.83

Release date 24 March 2022

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Added

๐Ÿ“˜

Fixed

  • Closed Captions extraction for single bitrate output formats (mp4, mov) of media with Ludicrous Mode
  • Failing media with multi-bitrate output format if stream doesn't contain manifest description
  • Support of muxed streams for QC audio tests
  • Broken extracted from CEA608 closed captions in some cases

6.82

Release date 17 March 2022

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Added

๐Ÿ“˜

Fixed

  • Incorrect destinations list in GetStatus response in some cases when alternate source has sub_path specified
  • Missing extracted audio track in some cases of media with Ludicrous Mode
  • Output files not uploaded to destination if pack_files set to yes but pack_each_stream set to empty string
  • Baton QC reports not uploaded in some cases
  • VTT generation errors in Dolby Vision packaging
  • Failing closed captions conversion if output framerate set as fraction
  • SCC closed captions processing with HDR10
  • Failing upload of last stream if get_from_manifest specified
  • The get_from_manifest parameter usage validation in API request

6.81

Release date 10 March 2022

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Added

๐Ÿ“˜

Fixed

  • Cut Black frames and add black frames padding features support for Multijob Workflow
  • Incorrect behavior for alternate source with DVS and custom characteristics

6.80

Release date 04 March 2022

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Added

๐Ÿ“˜

Fixed

  • Failing repackage of intermediate source files in some cases
  • Missing EXT-X-I-FRAME-STREAM-INF data in some streams if get_from_manifests specified
  • Correct BANDWIDTH and AVERAGE-BANDWIDTH calculation if get_from_manifests specified
  • Incorrect Closed Captions extraction from some MXF and MPEG-2 sources
  • Issues with Dolby Vision HLS FairPlay protected assets playback
  • Ignored trim parameters for dolby_aac audio codec
  • Incorrect video segment duration tag calculation in some cases

6.79

Release date 24 February 2022

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Removed

๐Ÿ‘

Added

๐Ÿ“˜

Fixed

  • Ignored profile setting in some cases when CEA closed captions mux needed
  • Incorrect destinations status in GetStatus response if media has custom manifests or child QC media.
  • Wrong placement of alternate source result files if sub_path and get_from_manifest simultaniously specified

6.78

Release date 17 February 2022

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Added

  • Option to disable sign-in by a password for Sub users.

๐Ÿ“˜

Fixed

  • Device recognition for 2-Factor authorization.
  • Broken closed captions in some media with Dolby Vision processing.

6.77

Release date 10 February 2022

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Removed

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Added

๐Ÿ“˜

Fixed

  • Large messages not delivered to SNS topics
  • Failing closed captions processing in some cases on task error retry
  • Stuck SEI data check in rare cases
  • Failing data parsing from external manifest for image media playlist if <get_from_manifestย /> specified

6.76

Release date 03 February 2022

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Fixed

  • Optimized Ludicrous Mode for Ultra HD source files
  • Consistency of self-closed empty XML tags in notification body
  • Incorrect QC input bandwidth statistics for a non-default region
  • Missing custom manifests destinations in GetStatus API response
  • Failing QC Stream Validator test in some non-default regions

6.75

Release date 27 January 2022

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Added

๐Ÿ“˜

Fixed

  • Failing media with Ludicrous Mode if the request contains empty alternate_source block
  • Slow extraction of CDP and AUC-data closed captions
  • UI error on sub-account adding validation

6.74

Release date 20 January 2022

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Updated

๐Ÿ“˜

Fixed

  • Changed minimum required video frame size to 24x24
  • Ignored split_channels for AC3 audio codec for cablelabs_mpegts
  • Missing imported closed captions data if get_from_manifest specified in some cases
  • Missing imported data if get_from_manifest specified in some cases for advanced_hls and fmp4_hls output formats
  • Support of multiple single-bitrate source files for QC media
  • Support of combination of single-bitrate and multi-bitrate source files for QC media
  • Processing conflict if start and black_padding_start specified simultaneously

6.73

Release date 13 January 2022

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Fixed

  • Baton QC report saving error in some cases
  • Issues with MCC closed captions speed if source and output frame rate differs
  • Proper closed captions conversion error handling