SnapStream 8.0 Release Notes

Version 8.0 | Build 7839 | November 1, 2016

New Features

  • Native HTML5 playback of H.264 transport stream video in most browsers
  • Ability to convert H.264 transport streams to mp4 without re-encode
  • Support for some custom EPG information
  • Security for channel lineups
  • Ability to sort playlists by most recently updated
  • Ability to reset lost password
  • Library stores most recent sort setting
  • Ability to download multiple items from the Library at once
  • Support for composite and S-Video input on the SnapStream encoder
  • Frame-accurate clipping for H.264 MP4 video
  • More accurate clipping for H.264 transport streams
  • Configurable email address for support requests

Improvements & Bug Fixes

  • Context-sensitive Help links in the web interface
  • Users in the Administrators group have the option to add a personal or global Twitter account when clicking the Tweet button
  • In-progress recordings extend in response to changes in job settings
  • Guide settings page automatically refreshes after guide update
  • Improvements to fullscreen playback
  • Remote profile for Shaw Cablesystems DCT700US
  • Log entries for completed task lists
  • Support for changes to Twitter character count for media
  • Display improvements
  • Fixed- Some guide menu tooltips are inaccurate
  • Fixed- Specific H.264 TP files won't play on Macs
  • Fixed- Unplugging source on a capture node puts the stream into a bad state
  • Fixed- Content streams that fail due to a shortage of CPU cycles don’t restart
  • Fixed- Smartchapter tasks take longer than expected on 4th-generation transcode nodes
  • Fixed- Tuners sorted improperly
  • Fixed- Failures when converting H.264 TS recordings to MP4
  • Fixed- Scrolling selected portion into view after setting clip endpoints doesn’t work in transcript viewer
  • Fixed- Improper color-coding in program guide
  • Fixed- Strange behavior from Tweet modal in web player when character count is at 0 and a link is included
  • Fixed- Tweet task failed with error "Status is over 140 characters"
  • Fixed- Workflow with two or more of the same filters doesn’t default to NOT
  • Fixed- Can’t upload screenshot as custom Facebook thumbnail
  • Fixed- Task fails with message “Failed to add caption” when uploading to YouTube
  • Fixed- Workflow with a large number of filters doesn’t load properly when editing
  • Fixed- Can't use the same carrier frequency for multiple channels in DVB-T lineups
  • Fixed- DVB-T lineups have no field for Guide Channel
  • Fixed- Visual noise at the beginning of a clip
  • Fixed- Playlist=> View Items=> Details is broken in SDI interface
  • Fixed- In Firefox HTML5 player, skipping to start or end pauses playback
  • Fixed- Can’t download clips
  • Fixed- Workflows failed to trigger on recording finished
  • Fixed- Search filters don’t autocomplete with - (exclude) operator