CORTEX v4.0.1 Release Notes


(Peter Firth) #1

VERSION 4.0.1 b12129

Is now available. Click here to visit the download page

FEATURES

  • COLOR: New reticle generator
  • EDIT: New extended edit tool
  • EDIT: Added ability to edit Dolby Vision metadata
  • GENERAL: More complete HDR support
  • GENERAL: Add ability to calculate MaxFall/MaxCll on demand with a region of interest
  • RENDER: Added ability to create unencrypted InterOP DCPs

IMPROVEMENTS

  • COPY: Add xxHash as an option
  • COLOR: Added a zoom unity button to the framing control
  • COLOR: Exposed the Aces RRT user control
  • COLOR: Added inverse ODTs to the Aces IDT selection list
  • COLOR: Added remaining Aces 1.0.3 updates including a new sRGB ODT
  • GENERAL: Able to double click a config in the loaded job to open the config editor
  • GENERAL: Config tabs now contain a tool tip to show details
  • GENERAL: Show video preview when editing a config with a job open
  • QA: Improved speed of dead pixel detection for a composition
  • RENDER: Update ProRes SDK which provides better support for HDR metadata
  • RENDER: Add audio config selection tool when rendering from an imported IMF
  • RENDER: Added to 60p to 30i conversion

BUG FIXES

  • GENERAL: Subtitle rendering is more accurate in terms of location, font size, etc.
  • QA: Fix issue where clicking on a dead pixel didn’t always select it
  • RENDER: Failures in post processing of a render now result in failures so all files expected in a deliverable should be present

(Peter Firth) #2

VERSION 4.0.1 b12244

Is now available. Click here to visit the download page

FEATURES

  • COLOR: Add new sizing method options: Fit Width, Fit Height, and Crop (i.e. 1:1 pixels)

IMPROVEMENTS

  • EDIT: Added ability to navigate anywhere in a composition. Was previously restricted to within the playable area
  • GENERAL: More efficient memory usage for files using a Mainconcept codec
  • GENERAL: Add a color space selection to the SDI user control

BUG FIXES

  • COLOR: Fix issue importing LUTs in a shared environment
  • COPY: Fix issue verifying files with xxHash
  • EDIT: Fix issue using timeline slider when it was touching the end of the bar
  • GENERAL: Fix issue importing clips in a shared environment
  • GENERAL: Fix issue getting audio MXF duration when all the normal areas aren’t set properly
  • GENERAL: Fix issue trying to use full screen mode in Cortex DIT
  • RENDER: Fix issue automatically exporting report for deliverable with head formatting
  • RENDER: Fix naming issue when creating file per frame deliverables
  • RENDER: Fix very occassional hang that could happen during render
  • RENDER: Fix issue rendering file per reel deliverable with a lot of RED clips

(Peter Firth) #3

VERSION 4.0.1 b12402

Is now available. Click here to visit the download page

FEATURES

  • EDIT: Add ability to set CPL in and out points when creating an IMF

IMPROVEMENTS

  • EDIT: Timeline now paginates as expected (i.e. pressing home/end, dragging cursor, etc.)
  • EDIT: Custom file naming in IMF now applies to all types of IMFs
  • EDIT: A stub OPL is now generated when creating an IMF

BUG FIXES

  • COLOR: Fix issue exporting Cortex stills
  • COLOR: Fix issue with still previews not being refreshed when switching config tabs
  • EDIT: Unable to create composition if saving of the composition black level fails
  • GENERAL: Fix issue reading audio MXF files over 4 GB
  • GENERAL: Add missing Visual C++ 2013 prerequisite to the installer
  • GENERAL: Fix issue importing Cineform QuickTime files
  • RENDER: Fix exception when rendering to HEVC with audio enabled
  • RENDER: Fix issue with missing tone for head format during file per reel render
  • RENDER: Fix issue applying IDT when more than one GPU is enabled
  • RENDER: IMF renders now use a partition size of 60 seconds
  • RENDER: IMF aspect ratio metadata is now written in pixels

(Peter Firth) #4

VERSION 4.0.1 b12593

Is now available. Click here to visit the download page

FEATURES

  • QA: Add performance measurements tab avaialble in Enterprise edition only

IMPROVEMENTS

  • EDIT: Performance improvements for compositions with hundreds of events
  • EDIT: Add option to generate a file per edit when rendering an IMF
  • EDIT: Able to copy timecode regist via right click context menu
  • EDIT: / on numpad can be used to extract and Shift+* can recall the last duration set in the edit tool
  • GENERAL: Add ability to export clip report with just offline clips
  • RENDER: Add P3 colorspace option to ProRes deliverable

BUG FIXES

  • EDIT: Don’t change record monitor state after an edit
  • GENERAL: Fix issue reading TTML files with SMPTE timebase
  • GENERAL: Fix issue with SDI audio crackling on a Kona 4
  • GENERAL: Fix issue with image file name burn for file per frame sequence not counting if frame number starts at 0
  • GENERAL: Fix crash when using find tool without an episode, workflow, or job selected
  • QA: Fix issue previewing dead pixel fix in demo version
  • RENDER: Fix issue rendering DPX to DPX when file names contain no prefix before frame number

(Peter Firth) #5

VERSION 4.0.1 b12597

Is now available. Click here to visit the download page

FEATURES

  • QA: Update Photon to version 4.5.6

BUG FIXES

  • RENDER: Fix issue with DPX file naming when original file names ends with a resolution string (ex. 3840x2160)

(Nimesh Shrestha) #6

The color range of the DCP files rendered by MTI Cortex look incorrect when played back on DCP players like easyDCP Player and CineAsset.