Change Log for Silverstack Lab

Silverstack Lab - 8.2.3

Wed, 29 Jun 2022

Changes

  • Added: "Shooting Day" now available for smart folder predicates
  • Added: Burn-in wildcards for clip's "Shooting Day" and "Crew Unit"
  • Improved: PDF Report "Resources" column sorting
    File paths of resources now listed in order of creation date (as in resources panel)

Bugfixes

  • Fixed: ALE "Source File" and potentially "Tape" column of transcoded clips showed transcode's file name rather than OCF's name
  • Fixed: ARRIRAW LUTs not correctly extracted when reading from Codex VFS
  • Fixed: Metadata scanning and ingesting errors with some Sony card readers (timeout)
  • Fixed: Verified state of folders sometimes not updated when moving bins between folders
  • Fixed: Scopes potentially not displayed correctly when using Metal API
  • Fixed: CSV export column "Resources" did show count rather than file paths
  • Fixed: PDF/HTML export column "Missing" and "Playable" not populated
  • Fixed: Applying looks from look library (or copy&pasting them) did sometimes not update playback view instantly
  • Fixed: Switching between clips in Grid/Wipe view sometimes showed slight "fading" effect when using Metal API
  • Fixed: "Audio TC Offset" for footage with non-integer FPS and manual slipping potentially miscalculated by 1 frame
  • Fixed: "Take over metadata" settings in look and audio matching not remembered independently
  • Miscellaneous minor bug fixes and UI improvements

Silverstack Lab - 8.2.2

Thu, 19 May 2022

Changes

  • Changed: S3 Upload - removed support for upload of "split clips" (certain camera formats)
    Not working properly yet, will re-introduce in a later version

Bugfixes

  • Fixed: Offload rename sorting did not sort as expected
  • Fixed: Hang or "Resource Offline" during playback in some situations
  • Fixed: Memory release in knee node

Silverstack Lab - 8.2.1

Thu, 12 May 2022

Bugfixes

  • Fixed: Duplicate file names alert when trying to offload multi-part clips

Silverstack Lab - 8.2

Thu, 12 May 2022

Changes

  • New: Direct upload of files to AWS S3
  • New: Support for ACES version 1.3.0, including “Reference Gamut Compress” parameter
  • New: “Knee Curve” node for creating simple “knee” and “toe” curve adjustments
  • New: Load Common LUT Format (CLF) files in ACES LMT node
  • New: LUT Interpolation Preferences
    Choose between different interpolation methods, including tetrahedral interpolation for improved color accuracy
  • New: New ACES look metadata fields
    “ACES Input Transform”, “ACES Input TransformID”, “ACES Output Transform”, “ACES Output TransformID”, “Reference Gamut Compress” and “LMT Nodes”
  • New: GPU acceleration for Canon RAW now also on M1 (with Metal API)
  • New: ALE export options
    Options to export camera letters lowercased and to leave “Name” column blank - for better matching in some AVID workflows
  • Improved: ALE export performance
  • Improved: ALE export value mapping
    “Cue Points” now listed with more information; Made “Tracks” column more consistent with “TRK” for OCF; “FPS” header was sometimes not correctly filled
  • Improved: Library Sync via ShotHub
    More robustness in unreliable network conditions; Improved UI; Better handling/communication in case of errors; Fixes and improvements under the hood
  • Improved: Rename on offload feature
    New Option to sort clips by timecode, creation date, or file name before adding unique number
  • Improved: Export to Final Cut Pro X
    Updated to FCPXML v1.9; Transfer clips, bins or folder structure as event and projects including synced audio clips to Final Cut Pro X
  • Improved: Metadata information “Soundroll” is added DNx transcodes' MXF container
  • Improved: Panasonic Varicam input now correctly ingests full range clips
  • Improved: Sony a7S input now correctly ingests full range XAVC-MP4 clips
  • Improved: Zoelog import wizard
    New option to set a time offset; Shows more metadata information for easier resolving of multiple matches
  • Changed: macOS 10.15.x now marked as deprecated
    Still works, but support will be removed in one of the upcoming releases
  • Changed: Removed “Tape” column from library table (redundancy with “Reel/Tape”)
  • Changed: Removed option to deactivate RED GPU debayer
  • Changed: Reset switch to use legacy ARRI SDK v6
  • Changed: Vectorscope UI adapted to Livegrade
    Boxes for the main colors indicate 100% saturation in the video scopes
  • Updated RED R3D SDK to 8.2.2
    Fixes image artifacts, color shifts and crash/hangs for special clips in specific configurations

Bugfixes

  • Fixed: Chinese and Japanese user interface - filters did not work correctly in jobs and volumes list
  • Fixed: Display issues of ARRI-ProRes clips with sensor-crop in Metal API
  • Fixed: Positioning of images in oversized crop container
  • Fixed: Artifacts in last line for some CRM clips at half and quarter res
  • Fixed: ALE was sometimes missing FPS information in header
  • Fixed: Exporting multiple still image presets with project settings was not possible
  • Fixed: Extraction of empty dynamic metadata could overwrite static metadata in library with blank values
  • Fixed: Failing of still image export for specific clips
  • Fixed: Looks sometimes incorrectly labeled as “modified”
  • Fixed: Possible crash when editing metadata in general info
  • Fixed: Possible verify error when offloading .ais files
  • Miscellaneous smaller bug fixes and UI improvements

Silverstack Lab - 8.1.2

Thu, 31 Mar 2022

Changes

  • Updated Sony RAW SDK to 4.0.0
  • Added: Support for Venice 2 footage
  • Added: Extraction of anamorphic factor for Sony RAW clips
  • Improved: Chinese user interface
    Fixed: Cascading copy checkbox did not work correctly; updated a few translations

Bugfixes

  • Fixed: Sony RAW clips in cine colorspace displayed with non-cine SG3-to-s709 LUT
    Previously ingested clips had slightly different look
  • Fixed: Thumbnails not updated after look matching via PFLA
  • Fixed: Edit button for "Tape/Reel" in gerneral info missing for audio clips
  • Fixed: Custom switch for overwriting "Project FPS" did not work anymore
  • Fixed: Some rotated clips (portrait format) crashed in playback
  • Fixed: ARRIRAW .ari/.arx clips with noise reduction in metadata could lead to crash
  • Miscellaneous minor bug fixes and UI improvements

Silverstack Lab - 8.1.1

Thu, 24 Feb 2022

Bugfixes

  • Fixed: Creating clip report with 3 thumbnails could lead to crash
  • Fixed: Metadata editing in some fields of general info defect
  • Fixed: Generic CSV Metadata export not working with column "Dynamic Metadata"
  • Fixed: Shortcut "⌘ + ⌫" could move bins to trash even when library window in background (e.g. offload wizard open)
  • Miscellaneous minor bug fixes

Silverstack Lab - 8.1

Wed, 16 Feb 2022

Changes

  • New: Input-depended offload settings
    Automatically apply input specific offload settings by associating templates with input devices
  • New: All remaining formats now decoded and encoded natively on Apple Silicon
  • New: ZoeLog CSV metadata import
  • New: Support for Livegrade looks with FilmLight BLG grading mode
  • New: UI available in Chinese
  • Improved: ARRIRAW and CRM decoding performance on most systems
  • Improved: R3D decoding, and DNx & ProRes encoding performance on newer Apple Silicon hardware
  • Improved: Thumbnail caching during grading
  • Improved: Volume management for running and queued tasks (ejection prevention)
  • Improved: For all ARRIRAW file types, extracting LUT from clip metadata (for manual grading) now available
  • Improved: Ingest of mixed ProRes/ARRIRAW cards (Mini LF) makes both clip types appear as clips
  • Added: More static metadata fields available for burn-ins (Lens data, Tilt+Roll, CDL)
  • Added: Adobe XML export option to derive "Tape Name" from "Video Clip Name"
  • Added: Tooltips for all metadata fields in main table and "General Info"
  • Changed: Library database structure
    Will prompt before migrating old project to new structure
  • Changed: ARRIRAW processing
    May lead to slight color shifts in comparison to clips ingested in former Silverstack versions
  • Changed: Default settings
    Metal API decoding / encoding activated on all systems; RED GPU decoding activated on M1 systems
  • Changed: Shortcuts
    Toogle sidebars with ⇧ + [1, 2, 3], double-click on title bar to maximize application window
  • Changed: Main table and general info tab
    Adjusted some value formatting for more consistency
  • Changed: CSV export (resolved some inconsistencies and bugs)
    Date Format now Generic ISO8601; "Focal Length" includes "mm" suffix; "Focus Distance" formatted as in table (metric/imperial); "White Balance" includes "K" suffix; "Duration" rounded to full seconds without decimal places; "Grading Mode"/"Verification State"/"Remote Resources" human-readable strings; some bool values formatted as "Yes"/"No"/""; decimal separator consistently '.'
  • Changed: Ignore patterns
    Moved hardcoded ignore of hash files in specific subfolders ("*/md5/*.md5" and "*/sha1/*.sha1") to cusomizeable ignore patterns
  • Changed: Total clip count in project chooser does not count items in trash
  • Updated ARRI Image SDK to 7.0.0-rc6
    ½ and ¼ decoding resolution no longer available for ARRIRAW
  • Updated RED R3D SDK to 8.2.1
  • Updated Blackmagic RAW SDK to 2.2
  • Updated Canon CRM SDK to 2.7
  • Updated DNx SDK to 2.7.2

Bugfixes

  • Fixed: Editing bin names sometimes not possible
  • Fixed: Missing production info on some reports with specifc combination of settings
  • Fixed: Offload wizard showed incorrect size estimation for HDE offloads
  • Fixed: Occasional crash when offloading a very large amout of files
  • Fixed: Look issues with certain R3D clips in IPP2
  • Fixed: Crash when opening Silverstack application with secondary user account on macOS
  • Fixed: Plackback and JKL bugs/hangs
  • Fixed: New slating shortcus introduced leading '0' in "Scene"/"Shot"/"Take"
  • Fixed: ProRes codec appeared with slightly different name on new M1 Pro/Max machines
  • Fixed: Empty LUT name for some ARRI clips
  • Fixed: Specific invalid RED format preference combination lead to crash
  • Miscellaneous minor bug fixes and UI improvements

Silverstack Lab - 8.0.6

Thu, 20 Jan 2022

Changes

  • Improved: Indication in grading panel when LUT from camera file is used for ARRIRAW clips

Bugfixes

  • Fixed: Some ProRes clips on M1 Pro/Max systems appeared cropped in playback and transcodes when using half or quarter decoding resolution
  • Fixed: Transcoding issues (stuttering) when using multi-preset transcoding with Metal enabled
  • Fixed: Could not open files with multiple video streams (e.g. clips from some DJI Drones)
  • Fixed: Library folder tree A-Z sorting issues on some systems
  • Fixed: Cue Point type could not be changed occasionally
  • Fixed: PSLA Import could lead to inconsistencies of displayed project name
  • Fixed: Frame.io uploads were sometimes not added as remote resources to library
  • Miscellaneous playback and transcoding fixes and improvements

Silverstack Lab - 8.0.5

Wed, 15 Dec 2021

Bugfixes

  • Fixed: BRAW some metadata not correctly imported
  • Fixed: Sony FX-3 timecode not correctly imported
  • Fixed: Canon C300/C500 Mark III white balance not correctly imported
  • Fixed: Import and copy/paste looks with reset curves node
  • Fixed: Smart folder count did not respect "Show Clips Only" setting
  • Fixed: Bug syncing resources to ShotHub
  • Miscellaneous minor fixes and UI improvements

Silverstack Lab - 8.0.4

Wed, 01 Dec 2021

Bugfixes

  • Fixed: Check for updates could cause crash
  • Fixed: "Every Frame Playback" and JKL not working on macOS 12
  • Fixed: Possible frameline inconsistencies on SDI-out for special clips when using reduced decoding resolution
  • Fixed: In certain cases switching between clips in playback view could cause crash
  • Fixed: Grading of Cinema DNG could lead to hang
  • Fixed: RED "IPP2 for Custom Looks" was not enabled by default in SST 8.0.x
  • Miscellaneous minor fixes and UI improvements

Silverstack Lab - 8.0.3

Wed, 24 Nov 2021

Changes

  • Added: Support for Venice tilt and roll metadata
  • Improved: Drylab export wizard now excludes trashed items
  • Improved: Relinking supports clips that were renamed on offload

Bugfixes

  • Fixed: Slack notifications login page
  • Fixed: Enabled metal pipeline led to display issues with some clips
  • Fixed: Enabled metal pipeline led to inconsistent waveform for some clips
  • Fixed: Some DNxHRs were displayed stretched and off-color
  • Fixed: Special BRAW clips could lead to hang or crash
  • Miscellaneous minor fixes and improvements

Silverstack Lab - 8.0.2

Thu, 04 Nov 2021

Changes

  • Improved: Performance of HDE offload speed on SAN storage systems

Silverstack Lab - 8.0.1

Thu, 21 Oct 2021

Changes

  • Added: Enable Metal Graphics
    Added checkbox to "Use Metal Graphics", account preferences > copy + jobs > transcoding

Bugfixes

  • Fixed: Update of playhead position in audio detail view
  • Fixed: Pan of audio track did not work and influenced pan of other tracks
  • Fixed: Audio track selection when switching clips
  • Fixed: Crop value was not formatted in PDF reports
  • Fixed: Application crashed when adding cuepoint via playback-hud
  • Fixed: possible failure when transcoding to multiple formats

Silverstack Lab - 8.0.0

Tue, 12 Oct 2021

Changes

  • New: Library Sync via ShotHub
    Keep a shared project clip library in sync across multiple Silverstack applications via ShotHub
  • New: ShotID for referencing clips on ShotHub
    Forward the ShotID or burn it as QR code into transcodes to reference the clip's metadata on ShotHub via web interface
  • Added: Multiple Audio Slate Markers
    Sync multiple video clips with the same or different claps on one audio clip
  • Updated: Metadata Import Wizards
    Preview of changes before importing metadata from other applications, more options to adjust import, better mapping to Silverstack's metadata
  • Improved: Support for more slating systems
    Different systems (Standard/American/All) with individual configuration and actions
  • Added: File renaming during offload
    (for selected cameras and formats)
  • Improved: Library layout condensation
    Option to show all columns with metadata or hide empty columns
  • Improved: Custom Fields and Labels
    Can now be named for each project individually
  • Added: Metal support
    Improves the performance of ProRes processing on certain systems
  • Added: RED GPU decoding
    Can improve processing speed of R3D files on system with low CPU performance (opt-in)

 

 

If you are looking for the change log of Silverstack Lab 7 please refer to:
http://updates.pomfort.com/silverstack-7-lab/changelog.php

If you are looking for the change log of Silverstack Lab 6 please refer to:
http://updates.pomfort.com/silverstack-6-lab/changelog.php

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