The following items on the list encompass breaking changes, features, and fixes that are relevant for the major release.
Dependencies and Components
Dependencies with Products and Services
Hide Timeline Tracks
It is possible now for the user to hide existing tracks of the timeline to lower the space needed on screen.
Drag and Drop Media from Source to Timeline
Users can now add media to timeline from source player witch drag and drop interaction moving the player picture to the timeline track. This respects the set in / out marker.
Set start Timecode Offset
It is now possible to define a start timecode offset for the timeline by either the user or as an application-wide default. This allows one to use a different start timecode for the timeline edit that is also reflected when publishing if the output video format supports it.
Video effects (Enterprise Version)
Users can now use effects on video and still image segments to change the scale, rotation, position and opacity of a segment. The feature must be enabled via configuration.
Mobile Aspect Ratios Videos as source content
It is now possible to mix different kinds of video aspect ratios on one timeline. For example, when producing a classical 16:9 production and one can now have it enriched with video files from mobile phones that might be in 9:16 or 1:1 aspect ratio.
Animated Graphics (Enterprise Version)
This feature allows one to use motion graphics designed in a Lottie-compatible format. Having these motion graphics configured into the system, allows the user to add them to the timeline and adjust parameters such as as text, color or even give them the ability to hide individual layers. Using an independent render service (needed separately) ensures that the motion graphics rendered when publishing the timeline.
Timeline Playback using Hardware Acceleration (Enterprise Version)
The streaming backend now allows for the usage of hardware acceleration if the server hosting VidiStream has suitable hardware available. This enables features which require higher computation speed such as the usage of high resolution proxy files and the possibility of using video effects.
Open Item by Deep Link
VidiEditor now supports a deep link based on an item ID. This enables a joint workflow. An example of such a workflow would be open an item from MediaPortal in VidiEditor to enrich it to an existing or new project.
Optimization of Timeline Saving
The timeline save indicator displays the last saved timestamp now when hovered over. A keyboard shortcut has been added to manually save the timeline.
Timeline Zoom via Keyboard Shorcut
It is now possible to zoom the timeline via a keyboard shortcut.
Breadcrumb navigation on long navigation
A user can click on the breadcrumb navigation of the project bin to see all navigation layers. This works even if the naming and amount of layers extends the screen size.
Extended Keyboard Shortcut navigation
It is now possible to focus on an area using keyboard shortcuts. This allows extended keyboard navigation starting from the landing page to the media management, controlling the players, dedicated timeline options, as well as navigating easily through modal dialogues.
Cut: When Ctrl+X cut the segment from timeline, timeline player do not update
New Project: Switch Project message optimization
Shortcut Redesign: Copy / Paste Effects using Ctrl + Shift + C/V directly in timeline
Bin: Sometimes tabbing not working from bin search to bin grid after searching via input field
Shortcuts: Undo/Redo option should be Keyboard Shortcuts also on Source Player
Shortcuts: Source Player waveform button misses the shortcut in tooltip
Shortcuts: MediaMgmt when navigating from eventlist navigation to event the focus is not transparent for the user
Copy Paste Audio only requires to unselect video track
Shortcuts: Source/Timeline Player enter TC input field should have cursors focus on left not right end of string
Search will return error when keyword contains dot (.)
MotionGraphics: AfterFX Comp with 29.97 fps cannot be added to timeline due to inaccurate validation
Still Images: Source Player displays thumbnail not configured shape
Transitions: After remove transition while moving video segment the transitions are still visible
Shortcuts: Source/Timeline Player leaving TC input field loses focus of main focus area
Shortcuts: Timeline Player mobile aspect ratios button misses the shortcut in tooltip
Shortcuts: Publish Button misses the shortcut in tooltip
Shortcuts: Enter on eventlist need to load Source Player
JKL - n click option must work as described in spec if player is in pause as well as in play mode
Add To Timeline: Add audio only adds a placeholder image instead of Waveform on channel 1
Voice Over: Saving VO will hit RequestEntityTooLarge error if VO is more than 10 seconds
Timeline Player often shows spinner wheel that does not disappear
Exception in console: Failed to execute 'endOfStream' on 'MediaSource'
Timeline: Feels slower after track hiding option implementation
Timeline Playhead and Timeline Player Playhead go out of sync after navigation in Timeline Player
Timeline: Snackbar on delete segment should not be shown
Evaluation of Input Params has to be updated when a different Workflow is selected
Search: On not supported items (fps not match timeline) the context menu is not having correct otions (greyed out options)
Bin: On partial items the add to timeline (partial, full) option is not working
Keyboard redesign: Bin / Search Context menu should indicate focused entry with darker grey
Remove the startAsUser in triggering workflow
Timeline preview player: timecode box is not matched with play head position
Image: adding Image to TL - Thumbnail not shown
Hide the more options button in the search project grid
Responsive Player: Doesn't show more button when no video is loaded
Player: Waveforms not displayed in audio selection
Trickplay frame / audio sample requested after move / trim
Unable to add Audio Cross Fade in the VO track via shortcut key
Support displayed column for FPS in project search to be able to sort by fps
Extend LogReport with Sequence Document Metadata History information