CORTEX v5.1 Release Notes


(Randy Reck) #1

VERSION 5.1.1 b15543

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FEATURES

  • COLOR: Simultaneous Dolby Vision Level 1 analysis and shot detection
  • GENERAL: Dual video outputs (SDR/HDR)
  • GENERAL: Dolby Vision HDMI tunneling
  • GENERAL: Ability to create a basic project (simplifies Project Manager)
  • RENDER: Temporal frame processing for conversion like 24->;30, 24->;60, 25->;50, 30->;60, 60->;30
  • RENDER: Ability to create/import DPP IMF package
  • RENDER: Ability to create AS-11 files
  • RENDER: Ability to create encrypted DCPs and KDMs
  • RENDER: Ability to create DCPs with subtitles
  • RENDER: Ability to create IMF Application 4 packages

IMPROVEMENTS

  • COLOR: Previous/next buttons added for
  • EDIT: Imported IMFs are now locked initially until unlocked or supplemental is created
  • GENERAL: Ability to read MPEG-2 AVI files
  • GENERAL: Ability to read DNxHR MOV/MXF OP-1a
  • QA: Improved dead pixel detection
  • QA: Able to ripple accepted dead pixels throughout composition
  • RENDER: Ability to create Fox JPEG 2000 ASM and MOV Proxy files
  • RENDER: Ability to create DNxHR MOV/MXF OP-1a
  • RENDER: Ability to label audio tracks in a ProRes MOV file before rendering

(Peter Firth) #2

VERSION 5.1.1 b15838

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IMPROVEMENTS

  • EDIT: Always add DoVi breaks whenever editing in a file with embedded DoVi metadata. This includes import of IMF comp
  • GENERAL: Allow DNx OP-1A files to be opened with Enterprise license
  • GENERAL: Removed H.264 color range control. H.264 is now always encoded to full range. Any full-to-legal conversion can be done with a LUT.
  • GENERAL: Add support for Venice CineAlta-V at 6K-16x9 and 6K-2.39
  • GENERAL: Add new columns to ALE for RED camera metadata when RED clips are included
  • GENERAL: Extract & display RED AnamorphicMode and PixelAspectRatio metadata fields
  • RENDER: When resolving deliverable template replace {sourcefilename} with {reelname} for composition renders
  • RENDER: Add quicktime audio labels for channels 17-24
  • RENDER: Add ability to select one, two or all audio channels per track when making a generic OP-1A J2K
  • RENDER: Add ability to read/write dnx 80 in both op-atom and op-1a mxf files
  • RENDER: H.264 is now always encoded to full range. Any full-to-legal conversion can be done with a LUT
  • RENDER: Improve Samsung UpRes in very high luminance areas

BUGS

  • EDIT: Fix issue with subtitle gain settings not changing after a trim
  • EDIT: Fix audio issue in 29.97 composition
  • GENERAL: iTunes HDR report min display luminance now contains 4 decimal places
  • GENERAL: Fix issue importing IMF with CPL that has no essence descriptor(s)
  • GENERAL: Make sure HDR Region of Interest is set from Dolby Vision metadata when adding a metadata file to the composition
  • GENERAL: Fix issue creating a config from a template and exporting templates
  • RENDER: Don’t set coding equations essence descriptor property when creating RGB IMF packages
  • RENDER: Fix issue attempting to render a composition with only a v2 track
  • RENDER: Fix field/frame sequence when rendering from 30i to 60p (or 25i to 50p)

(Peter Firth) #3

VERSION 5.1.1 b15949

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IMPROVEMENTS

  • QA: Apply Dolby content mapping prior to any analysis except Dolby level 1 analysis
  • RENDER: More improvements to Samsung UpRes in very high luminance areas

BUGS

  • EDIT: Fix issue with dissolves not being displayed properly when importing a Dolby Vision IMF
  • GENERAL: Fix issue decoding interlaced DNxHD QuickTime files
  • GENERAL: Fix issue reading a DPX sequence where the endianess changes mid sequence
  • GENERAL: Fix issue reading 4096x2160 DNxHR HQX MXF OP-1A files
  • RENDER: Fix issue converting 59.94p to 59.94i and audio duration being incorrect
  • RENDER: When doing ProRes rendering in passthrough mode, be sure to retain the alpha channel if present