Release Notes

Cinegy Air 21.2 R2

Cinegy Air Release: 21.2 R2

Cinegy Air Build: 21.2.0.4294.41469

Cinegy Titler Build: 21.2.148.56702

Cinegy Cinecoder Version: 3.33.56.23229

Cinegy ML Version: 7.4.51486.1076

Compatible with: Cinegy Desktop 14.X+

Release Date: October 05, 2021

Caution
Before you start the installation, it is recommended to uninstall any previous versions of Cinegy Air components that you may have on your machine.
Caution
AC-3 encoding libraries are no longer included in this product. If you currently use AC-3 encoding features, please contact support before proceeding with any upgrade. AC-3 decoding is now built-in, and no longer requires any specific licenses to operate.
Note
This release includes a version numbering change to align with the new Cinegy year/month release scheme. This release number is equivalent to v15.2 in the old scheme, and can be considered part of the v15.x branch for servicing and support purposes.
Caution
Windows Server 2022 is not yet qualified for use with Cinegy Air, and the latest qualified and recommended NVIDIA driver version remains the v430.х ODE driver set.

Major Improvements & Defects Fixed

Cinegy Air PRO and SOLO

  • implemented an option for preventing targeted channel overwriting (US 7053)

  • fixed basic overlay event processing after editing it in "Favorites" (defect 15081)

  • fixed race condition that can happen during auto-appending of playlists (defect 15097, ticket PIV-141-91138)

  • fixed issue with MCRlist being auto-appended twice in some specific cases (defect 15122, ticket JBW-652-20731)

  • fixed occasional application freeze if a playlist with CG templates is inserted in a channel where CG repository is not defined (defect 15137)

  • fixed occasional stopping of CinegyAirServerEx process caused by inserting a playlist in multiple channels using the "Auto-append" function (defect 15139)

  • improved memory consumption (defect 15140)

  • fixed image displaying within the text object if string variable refers to the file variable (defect 15156, ticket ZBL-505-67088)

  • fixed playlist editor crash on application start after adding subtitles and closing the application without saving changes (defect 15169)

  • fixed incorrect color indication of "Absolute" field for a secondary event (defect 15193, ticket ECM-337-38304)

  • fixed application crash when using some specific MP4 files with zero framerate (defect 15206, ticket AZV-224-60220)

  • fixed issue with macros rendering in Cinegy Titler template when a source field for macros is empty (defect 15196)

Cinegy Studio PRO and SOLO

  • "Close" button is added on Rundown tab caption (US 7028)

  • minor UI adjustments (defects 15031, 15056)

  • fixed incorrect item cueing after enabling "On-air" mode with "On-air mode inconsecutive play" option selected (defect 15034)

  • fixed issue with updating the item name on the timeline (defect 15041)

  • fixed issue with incorrect start time displaying on the timeline after opening Rundowns with different start times (defect 15042)

  • fixed exception throwing after cancelling filling in the Dummy item (defect 15055)

  • fixed issue with displaying of the beginning and the end of the text in the top fields of Prompter device (defect 15068)

Cinegy Playout

  • fixed error with proxying of some specific MXF files (defect 15188, ticket VRG-176-32428)

Cinegy Air 21.2

Cinegy Air Release: 21.2 R1

Cinegy Air Build: 21.2.0.4205.21569

Cinegy Titler Build: 21.2.143.39214

Cinegy Cinecoder Version: 3.33.56.23229

Cinegy ML Version: 7.4.50286.5324

Compatible with: Cinegy Desktop 14.X+

Release Date: July 15, 2021

Caution
Before you start the installation, it is recommended to uninstall any previous versions of Cinegy Air components that you may have on your machine.
Caution
AC-3 encoding libraries are no longer included in this product. If you currently use AC-3 encoding features, please contact support before proceeding with any upgrade. AC-3 decoding is now built-in, and no longer requires any specific licenses to operate.
Note
This release includes a version numbering change to align with the new Cinegy year/month release scheme. This release number is equivalent to v15.1 in the old scheme, and can be considered part of the v15.x branch for servicing and support purposes.

Major Improvements & Defects Fixed

Cinegy Air PRO and SOLO

  • implemented embedded Cinegy Route Source Browser (defect 9075)

  • supported alpha channel processing in media coded with TechSmith Codec (defect 14849)

  • fixed skipping of the first item in a loop if the second item in the loop is on-air (defect 14614)

  • fixed incorrect work of "Combine selected" command in blocks for items played in a loop (defect 14618)

  • fixed incorrect variance calculation for items with join-in-progress trigger (defect 14608)

  • fixed applying of changes for secondary events to all channels for on-air item in multi-channel variation mode (defect 14620)

  • fixed resetting the manual start trigger when deleting an item with manual end trigger from multichannel variation block (defect 14646)

  • fixed setting the manual start trigger in normal blocks after creating Live item in multichannel variation block (defect 14645)

  • improved playlist scrolling on the timeline (defect 14647)

  • fixed CinegyAirServerEx process closing after confirming error in the warning message (defect 14677)

  • fixed CC and teletext decoding of double-rate formats files (defect 14778)

  • fixed absence of input signal in Live item when GPU video effects accelerator is used (defect 14745)

  • fixed processing of files recorded by Cinegy Capture through midnight (defect 14844)

  • fixed displaying of extra buttons in the Cinegy Air PRO configurator in the Russian interface (defect 14987)

  • added missing files to the support folder for the Cinegy EAS Gateway and Cinegy Prompter applications (defect 13103)

  • fixed an issue with updating the interface coloring caused by updating events on an inactive client (defect 15008, ticket EBW-674-90324)

Cinegy Playout

  • AC-3 decoding is now implemented using Cinecoder natively, and is included as part of the standard core engine license (US 7007)

  • added reading of some specific OGG files (defect 14710)

  • fixed fading of audio in the first frame of the item with Fade In enabled (defect 14724)

  • increased upper limit of board number to 15 for Blackmagic Design graphics card (defect 15006, ticket CMS-686-49929)

  • fixed issue with skips when starting multiple templates simultaneously (defect 14824, ticket FSP-514-29174)

  • latency / recovery delay window may now be specified on SRT URLs (US 7041)

Cinegy Studio PRO and SOLO

  • fixed exception throwing after double-clicking the Story caption in vertical or horizontal timeline (defect 14656)

  • fixed changing the Story status after manually cueing the item in Cinegy Archive mode (defect 14663)

  • fixed loosing and resetting the cued status of the item after enabling global loop mode (defects 14673, 14671)

  • fixed special items creation after staring the application or after deleting the Story when no item or Story is selected (defect 14813)

  • "Auto" trigger may now be set to a cued item that is placed below on-air item but doesn’t follow it (US 6991)

  • fixed "Auto" trigger can be set to cued item above/below on-air item if the Default items start mode is switched to "Auto" (defect 14921)

  • added new facility to broadcast Story non-consecutively while in on-air mode (US 6997)

  • fixed empty value of instance number field set by default (defect 14985)

  • fixed issue with auto-update of Rundowns and Media Pool playlists when working in multi-control mode (defects 15013, 15035, ticket IMV-581-43510)

  • fixed issue with "Auto" trigger when on-air graphics item is hidden (defect 15033)

Cinegy CG

  • increased upper limit of server instance to 32 (US 7012)

  • various minor UI improvements (defects 14723, 14711, 14732, 14843, 14851, 14852)

  • fixed Cinegy Titler template displaying in the "Load Template" window if network location is selected as repository (defect 14626)

  • added ability to customize shortcut to enable/disable the Voiceover button in the "Shortcuts setup" window (defect 14713)

  • fixed preview displaying if Cinegy CG is connected to more than 13 active servers (defect 15059)

  • fixed inability to connect to the rest of the Cinegy Playout engines if one of the engines has incorrect settings and the "Show Voiceover layer" option is selected (defect 15067)

Cinegy Event Manager

  • added support for multiple key/value elements within Cavena subs plugin (US 6984)

  • Cavena multi-channel LOAD causes repeated stop/start events (defect 14885)

Known Issues

  • NVIDIA RTX and other Turing-generation GPU boards no longer support interlace H.264 encoding. This applies to all versions of any Cinegy software supporting GPU encoding and is a hardware limitation of the NVIDIA boards. Pascal and earlier boards are not affected. If using GPU accelerated NVIDIA features, please be careful to match your settings to the capabilities of your board. Cinegy Playout provides Pseudo Interlace mode to overcome these limitation, but please be aware this may only be compatible with other Cinegy software.

  • Cinegy Playout engine crashes during high GPU load are registered when using latest NVIDIA driver version. The recommended driver version is Quadro Desktop Driver Release 430 (ODE) versions NVIDIA driver.

  • Some JPEG2000 OP1A files will fail to read correctly, and will not proxy. JPEG2000 support should be considered experimental at this time.

  • AAC audio in Cinegy Air control application preview is distorted in some cases.

  • Cinegy CG: preview is not displayed for some servers if 32 servers and more than 4 layers are selected (defect 15058)

Cinegy Air 21.2 RC2

Cinegy Air Release: 21.2 RC2

Cinegy Air Build: 21.2.0.4190.25006

Cinegy Titler Build: 21.2.137.3598

Cinegy Cinecoder Version: 3.33.54.32690

Cinegy ML Version: 7.4.50286.5324

Compatible with: Cinegy Desktop 14.X+

Release Date: June 24, 2021

Caution
Before you start the installation, it is recommended to uninstall any previous versions of Cinegy Air components that you may have on your machine.

Major Improvements & Defects Fixed

Cinegy Air PRO and SOLO

  • Fixed displaying of extra buttons in the Cinegy Air PRO configurator in the Russian interface (defect 14987)

  • Added missing files to the support folder for the Cinegy EAS Gateway and Cinegy Prompter applications (defect 13103)

  • Fixed an issue with updating the interface coloring caused by updating events on an inactive client (defect 15008, ticket EBW-674-90324)

Cinegy Playout

  • Increased upper limit of board number to 15 for Blackmagic Design graphics card (defect 15006, ticket CMS-686-49929)

  • Fixed issue with skips when starting multiple templates simultaneously (defect 14824, ticket FSP-514-29174) – still under long-running tests

Cinegy Studio PRO and SOLO

  • Fixed empty value of instance number field set by default (defect 14985)

  • Fixed issue with auto-update of Rundowns and Media Pool playlists when working in multi-control mode (defects 15013, 15035, ticket IMV-581-43510)

  • Fixed issue with "Auto" trigger when on-air graphics item is hidden (defect 15033)

Cinegy CG

  • Increased upper limit of server instance to 32 (US 7012)

Known Issues

  • NVIDIA RTX and other Turing-generation GPU boards no longer support interlace H.264 encoding. This applies to all versions of any Cinegy software supporting GPU encoding and is a hardware limitation of the NVIDIA boards. Pascal and earlier boards are not affected. If using GPU accelerated NVIDIA features, please be careful to match your settings to the capabilities of your board. Cinegy Playout provides Pseudo Interlace mode to overcome these limitation, but please be aware this may only be compatible with other Cinegy software.

  • Cinegy Playout engine crashes during high GPU load are registered when using latest NVIDIA driver version. The recommended driver version is Quadro Desktop Driver Release 430 (ODE) versions NVIDIA driver.

  • Some JPEG2000 OP1A files will fail to read correctly, and will not proxy. JPEG2000 support should be considered experimental at this time.

  • AAC audio in Cinegy Air control application preview is distorted in some cases.

Cinegy Air 21.2 RC1

Cinegy Air Release: 21.2 RC1

Cinegy Air Build: 21.2.0.4156.24852

Cinegy Titler Build: 21.2.135.30218

Cinegy Cinecoder Version: 3.33.54.32690

Cinegy ML Version: 7.4.49378.6732

Compatible with: Cinegy Desktop 14.X+

Release Date: May 20, 2021

Caution
Before you start the installation, it is recommended to uninstall any previous versions of Cinegy Air components that you may have on your machine.
Caution
AC-3 encoding libraries no longer included in this product. If you currently use AC-3 encoding features, please contact support before proceeding with any upgrade. AC-3 decoding is now built-in, and no longer requires any specific licenses to operate.
Note
This release includes a version numbering change to align with the new Cinegy year/month release scheme. This release number is equivalent to v15.1 in the old scheme, and can be considered part of the v15.x branch for servicing and support purposes.

Major Improvements & Defects Fixed

Cinegy Air PRO and SOLO

  • Implemented embedded Cinegy Route Source Browser (defect 9075)

  • Supported alpha channel processing in media coded with TechSmith Codec (defect 14849)

  • Fixed skipping of the first item in a loop if the second item in the loop is on-air (defect 14614)

  • Fixed incorrect work of "Combine selected" command in blocks for items played in a loop (defect 14618)

  • Fixed incorrect variance calculation for items with join-in-progress trigger (defect 14608)

  • Fixed applying of changes for secondary events to all channels for on-air item in multi-channel variation mode (defect 14620)

  • Fixed resetting the manual start trigger when deleting an item with manual end trigger from multichannel variation block (defect 14646)

  • Fixed setting the manual start trigger in normal blocks after creating Live item in multichannel variation block (defect 14645)

  • Improved playlist scrolling on the timeline (defect 14647)

  • Fixed CinegyAirServerEx process closing after confirming error in the warning message (defect 14677)

  • Fixed CC and teletext decoding of double-rate formats files (defect 14778)

  • Fixed absence of input signal in Live item when GPU video effects accelerator is used (defect 14745)

  • Fixed processing of files recorded by Cinegy Capture through midnight (defect 14844)

Cinegy Playout

  • AC-3 decoding is now implemented using Cinecoder natively, and is included as part of the standard core engine license (US 7007)

  • Added reading of some specific OGG files (defect 14710)

  • Fixed fading of audio in the first frame of the item with Fade In enabled (defect 14724)

Cinegy Studio PRO and SOLO

  • Fixed exception throwing after double-clicking the Story caption in vertical or horizontal timeline (defect 14656)

  • Fixed changing the Story status after manually cueing the item in Cinegy Archive mode (defect 14663)

  • Fixed loosing and resetting the cued status of the item after enabling global loop mode (defects 14673, 14671)

  • Fixed special items creation after staring the application or after deleting the Story when no item or Story is selected (defect 14813)

  • "Auto" trigger may now be set to a cued item that is placed below on-air item but doesn’t follow it (US 6991)

  • Fixed "Auto" trigger can be set to cued item above/below on-air item if the Default items start mode is switched to "Auto" (defect 14921)

  • Added new facility to broadcast Story non-consecutively while in on-air mode (US 6997)

Cinegy CG

  • Various minor UI improvements (defects 14723, 14711, 14732, 14843, 14851, 14852)

  • Fixed Cinegy Titler template displaying in the "Load Template" window if network location is selected as repository (defect 14626)

  • Added ability to customize shortcut to enable/disable the Voiceover button in the "Shortcuts setup" window (defect 14713)

Cinegy Event Manager

  • Add support for multiple key/value elements within Cavena subs plugin (US 6984)

  • Cavena multi-channel LOAD causes repeated stop/start events (defect 14885)