CORTEX v5.0 Release Notes


(Peter Firth) #1

VERSION 5.0.1 b14545

Is now available. This release includes a few database updates. The updated database is compatible with v4 even though you will see a message like the following in the log (Project database version is newer than this version of the software. Database Version: 0.9.4444.39, Software Version: 0.9.4444.38). It is recommended to run the latest v4.1.1 build if you would like to switch between v4 and v5. Click here to visit the download page

FEATURES

  • EDIT: Extended Edit Tool with Sub-Bins & 24 Channel Audio
  • GENERAL: Dolby Vision Metadata Editing/Software CMU/Level 1 Analysis/Packaging
  • GENERAL: HDR & SDR Scopes/Color Gamut Diagram
  • GENERAL: Add support for reading v210 (YUV 10 bit uncompressed) AVI files
  • QA: QA Analysis for Video Statistics with Graphs and PDF reports
  • RENDER: ProRes IMF packages
  • RENDER: ProRes Insert Editing
  • RENDER: Projector compliant DCPs

IMPROVEMENTS

  • EDIT: Able to copy breaks and dead pixels between video tracks
  • EDIT: Better handling of Japanese subtitles
  • EDIT: Able to edit in multiple clips at the same time
  • EDIT: Improved performance when working with large compositions
  • EDIT: Able to apply DCP naming convention in DCP compositions
  • GENERAL: Support for generic J2K MXF files that aren’t IMF or DCP
  • GENERAL: Improved config edit tool layout
  • GENERAL: Able to specify output path for each reel or deliverable
  • QA: Able to set threshold for Max FALL/CLL calculation
  • RENDER: Improved dead pixel repair method
  • RENDER: Add HDR metadata atoms to ProRes files

CORTEX v5.0 Downloads
(Peter Firth) #2

VERSION 5.0.2 b14764

Is now available. Click here to visit the download page

FEATURES

  • GENERAL: Update RED SDK to v7.0.7 and made many optimizations
  • RENDER: Deliverables are no longer automatically garbage collected upon completion

IMPROVEMENTS

  • EDIT: Exported Dolby Vision metadata should use Color Encoding values set by user and not those from the imported metadata file
  • GENERAL: Don’t add page breaks for info that isn’t present in a job PDF report
  • GENERAL: Able to sort reel events by the Status column
  • GENERAL: Can now use Edit Timecode function on audio only clips
  • RENDER: Improved IMF compliance to more closely follow the standard
  • RENDER: Check DNxHD MXF length before considering a render to be complete
  • RENDER: Long compositions will no longer time out before starting to render
  • RENDER: Failed events are no longer automatically retried on other machines
  • RENDER: Improved Dolby Vision content mapping calculations
  • RENDER: Add ability to render XDCAM 4:2:2 720p formats
  • RENDER: Add option to exclude broadcast wave header when rendering a wave file

BUGS

  • COLOR: Fixed length of Dolby Vision metadata when doing level 1 analysis on a gap
  • COLOR: Fixed issue drawing CIE gamut display with negative RGB values
  • EDIT: Fixed crash when trying to export Dolby Vision metadata to a bogus path
  • EDIT: Fixed issue setting program start timecode for an auto composition
  • GENERAL: Fixed issues where SDI playback would stall under certain circumstances
  • GENERAL: Fixed issue decoding TIFF sequences with varying bit depths
  • GENERAL: Fixed issue decoding Sony FS7 3840x2160
  • RENDER: Fixed issue where GPU count was not limited properly when doing shot change or dead pixel detection on a J2K or RED source clip
  • RENDER: Fixed issue where MXF render could fail upon completion even though the file was good

(Peter Firth) #3

VERSION 5.0.2 b15062

Is now available. Click here to visit the download page

BUGS

  • EDIT: A few more fixes for editing Dolby Vision metadata
  • GENERAL: Fix issue importing DCP where AssetMap PackingList is not set to anything
  • RENDER: Fix issue changing output path when editing a reel and having no effect

(Peter Firth) #4

VERSION 5.0.2 b15257

Is now available. Click here to visit the download page

BUGS

  • GENERAL: Fix issue where editing burns in an existing config would not save properly