Release Notes

Cinegy Desktop 10.5

Cinegy Desktop Release: 10.5

Cinegy Desktop Build: 10.5.0.2672.1899

Cinegy Database: 10.0

Release Date: May 3, 2017

Compatible with: Cinegy Archive 10.0

Caution
Cinegy License Service upgrade is required. Desktop 10.5 will work with your license from version 10.4, but you will have to upgrade Cinegy License Service on the server side to enable it. Please upgrade Cinegy License Service on your SQL Server and restart it to activate the license.

Major Improvements

Cinegy Desktop

  • fixed VANC data loss when inserting clips to Sequence

  • implemented STL subtitles positioning and aligning

  • fixed access to the Cinegy File Service settings under user with restricted rights

  • fixed incorrect audio tracks type display on Timeline after applying the "Remove all empty" command

  • fixed preset metadata fields display in Cinegy Air playlists

Import Tool

  • fixed unhandled exception when using the "Add folder" command in the "MXF Importer" plug-in

  • fixed crash on Windows 7 SP1 x64 while opening MXF file in the "MXF Importer" plug-in

Cinegy Newswire Import

  • improved Story medatata population from Newswire items

  • fixed media import for Newswire items

Cinegy Archive Browser

  • fixed export to Avid Media Composer for Sequences with audio mix and volume adjustments

  • fixed target folder cleaning when the "Clear old AAF files" option is enabled

  • fixed export of 720p50 video files to Avid Media Composer using the MXF Avid H.264 800 Kbps proxy codec

  • fixed Cinegy Type templates preview

  • unified names of all export mode parameters

  • fixed export to Avid Media Composer for Sequences containing only audio clips

Known Limitations

Note
These limitations will be addressed in the next releases.
  • Direct transcoding mode does not switch off with the WEB quality additionally selected.

Cinegy Desktop 10.4

Cinegy Desktop Release: 10.4

Cinegy Desktop Build: 10.4.0.2541.18220

Cinegy Database: 10.0

Release Date: December 14, 2016

Compatible with: Cinegy Archive 10.0

Caution
Cinegy License Service upgrade is required. Cinegy Desktop 10.4 will work with your license from version 10.3, but you will have to upgrade Cinegy License Service on the server side to enable it. Please upgrade Cinegy License Service on your SQL Server and restart it to activate the license.

Major Improvements

Cinegy Desktop

  • drag-and-drop of multiple clips into the job folder is implemented

  • copyright protected items processing by export is fixed

  • application crash when export to file via MXF OP1A with more than 1 pair of audio tracks is fixed

Cinegy Ingest

  • original aspect ratio for MXF files obtained via ingest using Cinegy DV encoders issue is fixed

Import Tool

  • AIFF files support is added

  • use of custom ingest templates is fixed

  • MXF OP1A export with direct transcoding is added (beta)

  • XDCAM XAVC import is added

  • MXF files with open incomplete header partition are supported

  • improved UI for UHD mode

Cinegy Archive Browser

  • export of specific AAF files to Avid Interplay is fixed

  • incorrect transfer of 1080p@50 and 1080p@25 clips to Avid is fixed

  • possible timecode missing in AAF files imported to Avid is fixed

  • export of Sequences containing clips with different frame rates is fixed

  • MXF OP1A export with direct transcoding is added for entire clips (beta)

Cinegy Desktop 10.3

Cinegy Desktop Release: 10.3

Cinegy Desktop Build: 10.3.0.2408.5259

Cinegy Database: 10.0

Release Date: August 9, 2016

Compatible with: Cinegy Archive 10.0

Caution
Cinegy License Service upgrade is required. Cinegy Desktop 10.3 will work with your license from version 10.2, but you will have to upgrade Cinegy License Service on the server side to enable it. Please upgrade Cinegy License Service on your SQL Server and restart it to activate the license.

Major Improvements

Cinegy Desktop

  • media cleaning for VANC files is implemented

  • probable audio desynchronization in different media qualities is fixed

Timeline

  • multiclip behavior on Timeline is fixed

  • mixes are now applied to media in a Sequence added from a DocumentBin with no trimming required

  • using rubber banding in track mode is fixed

Cinegy Type

  • "Right to left" typing mode is fixed

Cinegy Ingest

  • the latest models of Blackmagic Design DeckLink SDI video cards are now supported

  • option to select a certain DeckLink SDI video card among several installed on one PC is implemented

  • audio tracks limitation when using MXF V/A Encoder is removed

  • termination of ingest session when using MXF V/A Encoder in case of unexpected SDI connection loss is fixed

FX Manager

  • interface issues caused by scaling are fixed

Cinegy Newswire Import

  • graphics import is fixed

Cinegy Archive Browser

  • incorrect frame rate indication in MXF files obtained from export to Avid using XDCAM EX / XDCAM HD formats is fixed

Cinegy Desktop 10.2

Cinegy Desktop Release: 10.2

Cinegy Desktop Build: 10.2.0.2294.3733

Cinegy Database: 10.0

Release Date: April 15, 2016

Compatible with: Cinegy Archive 10.0

Caution
Cinegy License Service upgrade is required. Cinegy Desktop 10.2 will work with your license from version 10.0, but you will have to upgrade Cinegy License Service on the server side to enable it. Please upgrade Cinegy License Service on your SQL Server and restart it to activate the license.

Major Improvements

Cinegy Desktop

  • SDI Desktop Player is improved

  • Media Offline occurrence in some cases when switching the clip quality to "High" is fixed

  • incorrect playback position on Timeline caused by extracting a Sequence segment is fixed

  • incorrect insertion of In-Out clip intervals into a Sequence in specific cases is fixed

Cinegy Archive Browser

  • drag-and-drop support for nodes on the "Search" tab is added

Cinegy Ingest

  • missing audio in Rolls created via M2V file ingest is fixed

Import Tool

  • XAVC 4K / 2K formats support is added

  • SMPTE transitions are improved

  • setting double scan type values for clips created through XDCAM import is fixed

Media Cleaner

  • compacting footage for MP4/H.264 files is implemented

Cinegy Cinecoder

  • MP4 files created by means of Cinegy Desktop are now suitable for publishing on Twitter

  • direct transcoding is accelerated

Cinegy Type

  • quality issue for PAL/NTSC 16x9 is fixed, new texture aspect modes added

  • Open Type fonts (*.otf) are now supported

Cinegy Desktop 10.1

Cinegy Desktop Release: 10.1

Cinegy Desktop Build: 10.1.0.2183.17472

Cinegy Database: 10.0

Release Date: December 30, 2015

Compatible with: Cinegy Archive 10.0

Caution
Cinegy License Service upgrade is required. Cinegy Desktop 10.1 will work with your license from version 10.0, but you will have to upgrade Cinegy License Service on the server side to enable it. Please upgrade Cinegy License Service on your SQL Server and restart it to activate the license.

Major Improvements

Cinegy Desktop

  • CUDA effects in FX Manager are improved

  • the remaining and elapsed timecode display modes are added to the Clip Viewer window

  • the <Ctrl+6> shortcut for playback from In to Out is added in Clip Viewer

  • using locked master clips for MCRItem export is now available

  • adding clips to a Sequence or Story using the copy/paste procedure or via the "Insert"/"Overwrite" button in Clip Viewer is fixed

  • clip insertion when it is longer then the gap between events on Timeline is fixed

  • the Roll context menu commands availability is fixed

  • frames display in Sequence viewer while trimming via Timeline or Story Editor is fixed

  • application crash on editing placeholders is fixed

  • error on placeholders creation when working with a slave database is fixed

Cinegy Ingest

  • preview of Rolls being ingested/captured for MXF wrapper template is fixed

Import Tool

  • displaying the message about a missing file is fixed

  • a warning about duplicated Rushes Rolls now appears

Story Editor

  • the default text blocks creation is fixed

  • pasting a copied text block after the selected block of a different type is fixed

  • resetting triggers to default in Cinegy Studio after changes in a Story have been applied is fixed

  • wrong coloring of hotspots with the mouse pointer hovered over a cut on the timeline is fixed

  • text size on the timeline when toggling between the view modes is fixed

  • printing Stories containing text blocks with fonts other than default is fixed

Cinegy Newswire

  • the swapping tabs issue is fixed

  • the display of incomplete job folders and job drop targets list in the "Sent to job drop folder" dialog is fixed

  • Cinegy Desktop crash on opening imported news from XML file is fixed

  • icons display in Cinegy Newswire Browser is fixed

  • GUI enhancements

Cinegy MOS Gateway

  • date and time information is added to the log window

Cinegy Convert Legacy

  • export to MXF AS03 / OP1A with doubled frame rate is fixed

Cinegy Desktop 10.0

Cinegy Desktop Release: 10.0

Cinegy Desktop Build: 10.0.0.1978.184652

Cinegy Database: 10.0

Release Date: June 2, 2015

Compatible with: Cinegy Archive 10.0

Along with the improved News Room solution, Cinegy Desktop 10.0 includes a new Cinegy Newswire service, which is a part of the news production workflow.

Caution
Database upgrade is required. Cinegy Desktop 10.0 requires Cinegy Archive databases 10.0.

Major Improvements

Cinegy Desktop

  • UHD / 4K TV formats support is added

  • Media Groups for controlling multiple, separated media storages are implemented

  • clips or selected fragments from Clip Viewer can be dragged-and-dropped to Story Editor

  • re-implemented audio recorder engine for voice-over recording

  • new enhancement in the search dialog to perform global searches with metadata ordering (e.g. find all clips with the word "France" and order by creation date)

  • easier copying / pasting / multi-selection and in-place editing of assets in the search dialog

  • new offline file restore options from the assets context menu

  • enhanced HTML-based model for easy creation of custom Desktop plug-ins (called "Dynamic Plugins")

  • numerous codec enhancements and improvements

Story Editor

  • scrolling a Sequence and the Story it is opened from is synchronized

  • the grouped items management is improved

  • various interface improvements are implemented

  • font configuration is introduced

  • text block trimming is implemented

News Manager

  • the Story descriptors coloring within drop-down lists is implemented

  • export to NCRlist is supported

Cinegy Newswire

  • a typical newswire structure (containing newswire folder with newswire nodes) within Cinegy Desktop explorer is added

  • the Newswire import service interacting with Cinegy Archive database via Cinegy Archive Service is implemented

  • wires management through the new Cinegy Newswire browser is supported

  • clip and document import is improved

Important defects fixed in this release are:

  • MXF import failure with the quality building option selected is fixed

  • the "Modified by" metadata field display in Cinegy Desktop is implemented

  • the Story text display after the spell checking language has been changed is fixed