Version 8.5 | Build 9496 | February 23, 2018

>> Blog Post: "What's New in SnapStream 8.5"

New Feature

  • ‍Support for recording from HLS streams
  • Support for recording from MPEG-DASH streams
  • Permission toggle for the ability to stop a recording
  • Workflow filter for the user or user group that created a recording job
  • Ability to train IR codes for directional buttons and Menu
  • Toggle for turning off confirmation emails for shared clips
  • Twitter Monetization for In-Stream Video Ads
  • Support for Microsoft Azure Blob Storage as an export destination
  • Support for Microsoft OneDrive as an export destination
  • Support for Box as an export destination.
  • Workflow Action for Federated Transfer
  • Toggle for turning off cleanup of closed captioning data

Improvements and Bug fixes

  • ‍New clipping engine for H.264
  • New options for recording filename formats
  • Display of manual recordings in the Program Guide
  • Better handling of episodes that have been recorded already in the past
  • Option to send a warning for a recording with no closed caption data before the recording has finished
  • Send a warning when a node in a cluster goes offline
  • Display software version for non-administrative users
  • Improvements to integrated tuning
  • Improved UI feedback when editing transcript
  • Better handling of cancel requests for Export tasks
  • Ability to view recording of a specific channel at a specific time
  • Add "Force External Tuning on Recording Switch" option for cloud
  • Fixed- Clip of a clip plays fine initially, then crashes Safari.
  • Fixed- Final frames of clip have minor distortion in Safari & Firefox on Mac
  • Fixed- Clipping a recording from thor encoder with autoremux clip turned on results in video of black screen
  • Fixed- Pressing Enter to submit forms doesn’t work
  • Fixed- LDAP-linked groups get deleted from a group when saving with bad LDAP password
  • Fixed- Showsqueezing a 14-hour merged file hangs with EndpointNotFoundException
  • Fixed- Recordings from SS encoders "are not broadcast safe in black levels"
  • Fixed- Inaccurate clipping of recording from Osprey encoder in Cloud
  • Fixed- Watching LiveTV with "Automatically convert H.264 recordings to .MP4" results in exceptions
  • Fixed-  Clipping files with odd encoding settings can lockup FFProbe
  • Fixed- Linked servers dropdown has wrong text when you use the browser back button
  • Fixed- Server (incorrectly) sending exception across wcf in some weird cases
  • Fixed- With only TLS 1.2 enabled, the broker is not starting
  • Fixed- Editing an analog tuner shows dropdowns for Color Settings adjustment fields
  • Fixed- IE11 webplayer: while playing, quickly pressing the skip back/forward button twice in quick succession pauses the video
  • Fixed- Using more accurate H.264 clipping results in clips that can't be processed by GIF Brewery on OS X
  • Fixed- Clip of clip resulted in bad file
  • Fixed-  Tuning encoder streams are constantly being reset after power outage (secondary outputs have unreachable destination)
  • Fixed- When deleting a task, popup has non-functional button
  • Fixed- Inaccurate clips made from recordings that come from audio re-encode node
  • Fixed- Firefox somewhat rarely gets stuck at a loading spinner when seeking backwards in HLS.js
  • Fixed- Can't copy/paste from transcript in IE web player to Word 2007
  • Fixed- Padding is not applied to the first recording in a Scheduled Guide job
  • Fixed- Chrome HTML5 Player: Pressing skip to end causes the playback to start at the beginning
  • Fixed- Deleting a playlist before a tasklist including an Add to Playlist step results in a failed task and breaks the details page
  • Fixed- Keep Clip while Tweeting still deletes the clip
  • Fixed- Clipping from RTMP created out of sync mp4
  • Fixed- Two recordings from the same H.264 Multicast stream result in one that plays back and another that is detected as MPEG2 TS and refuses to playback
  • Fixed- Using different creds for export path and resulting export shows the task completed, but the file didn't actually export
  • Fixed- Out of sync clip on cloud demo server
  • Fixed- Remux to mp4 is causing files to lose AV sync
  • Fixed- Playback controls in new Firefox can become transparent when moving the mouse at certain times in full screen
  • Fixed- Workflow "switch to" action after a "move" action doesn't give me the option to switch to the moved file