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What's new in this version:

Lightworks 14.0.0 (32-bit)
NEW FEATURES:

Added new user interface options:
- Added new project browser layout
- Choose between Fixed and Flexible (Historic Lightworks) layouts on the project browser

Added access to Pond5 media repository from within the application:
- Browse the entire Pond5 database by entering search criteria
- Play the clip direct from the import panel
- Play the clip back in full screen mode
- Import the clip into the project and use it as local media (Lo-Res watermarked proxy)
- Sign into your Pond5 account, to add clips to the cart for purchase

Added access to Audio Network audio repository from within the application:
- Browse the entire Audio Network database by entering search criteria
- Play the clip direct from the import panel
- Play the clip back directly over your sequence

Added new Cues panel and renamed to Cue Markers:
- Added the ability to change the colors of Cue Markers
- Added the ability to search for Cue Markers
- Added quick pop up of Cue Marker information

Added new import panel functionality:
- Clips can now be played on the import panel the same as a tile in a bin
- Clips can now be marked/parked on the import panel the same as a tile in a bin
- Clips can now be inserted/replaced directly from the import panel to the edit timeline
- Full Screen display can now be activated on any selected tile on the import panel
- You can now use Ctrl and mouse wheel to change the size of the tiles on the import panel
- Improved Voice Over tool functionality and made it available with the Free license:
- Allowed Voice over recordings at all frame rates and formats
- Removed the functionality from the record tool and added to a right click menu /9Flexible mode)
- Improved VU audio meters on the Voice Over tool
- Allowed Voice Over recording with the Free version
- Added new Effects panel combining Adding, Settings, Graphs and Routing
- Added new auto effect capability to the Effects panel
- Added proxy workflow (create proxies directly from a clip or bin)
- Added full screen playback preview controls (play, mark, cue marker, switch clip in the bin)
- Added Avid DNxHD MOV encoding to the import, render and export panels
- Separate Avid DNxHD license required)
- Added ability to right click an empty area of the timeline and close the gap
- Added ability to Play, Scrub and Mark clips in List view bins
- Added improved RED R3D playback to utilize OpenCL
- Added ability to rename a grouped track
- Added ability to automatically sync chunked Panasonic P2 files on import
- Added keybinds for adding a video track and/or audio track
- Added 'Make > Bin of sources not used' to the edit menu
- Added 'Remove > Redundant cuts' and 'Remove > Gaps' menu options, and removed ‘simplify’ menu option.
- Added 'make subclip' keybindable command
- Added 'Find > Bins' for edits
- Added better FX node removal logic
- Added Faster effects thumbnails (avoid regenerating the temp/preview edit for every time change)
- Added ability to input hex values in color gradient dialogs
- Added ability to create user defined sub category for Effects
- Added new sequence timeline menu category ’Segment Commands’
- Added system-settings menu ’Full Screen preview monitor’ for when there are multiple monitors attached (with choices 1,2,3,etc)
- Added 'Make > Video Black' to bin menus
- Added better support for dual monitor setups with the new project browser
- Added key shortcut assignment for 'Tidy' (Flexible layout)
- Added support for Intel ADPCM audio types
- Added project backup functionality to the Project Card (removed from export panel)
- Added RGB video waveform analysis
- Added video-routing orientation toggle to the cogs menu (Fixed layout)
- Added a ’Clear’ option as a way of removing ’Recent’ locations from the Import panel Places menu
- Added a right-click 'Rename' option for bin groups
- Added ability to Shift-click the Content Manager '+' icon to create an empty bin group
- Added 'AltG+ß' handling for German keyboards
- Added skin-tone line on vectorscope (Thanks to khaver)
- Added num_projects_across/down to config.dat
- Added support for uncompressed RGBA QuickTimes with alpha channel
- Added YouTube/Vimeo export at 48 fps

FIXES:
- Resurrected on-viewer image scaling for 2D DVEs
- Fixed Timecode labels do not appear correctly
- Fixed 1080p50/720p50 MOV UYVY incorrect renders when set to 10-bit
- Fixed being able to drag and drop a source clip to an edit that has grouped audio tracks
- Fixed appearance of text under the Lightworks Logo on the project browser screen
- Fixed license activation failing if an expired Shark.e2c file is present
- Fixed incorrect timecodes on Panasonic P2 chunked files
- Fixed effect node de-orphaning (when reconnecting a non-topmost orphan)
- Fixed video routing after doing unfold then undo
- Fixed exports failing with a sensible error message when the stored export directory for a preset no longer exists
- Fixed making a print of a marked edit always making a subclip regardless of the choice made on the 'Make Copy' dialog
- Fixed making a print of an unmarked edit always making a subclip from the point at which you are parked
- Fixed Groups not dragging out of the content manager if any part of the dragged name overlays another panel
- Fixed error in timeline track Sync/loss number
- Fixed audio levels being ignored during JKL trimming
- Prevented Audio mixer panel being opened on the project browser screen using the keyboard shortcut key
- Export presets now start immediately when selecting them
- Reworded some of the menu clip/edit menu items
- Reorganized track-related clip/edit menu items
- Do not provide 'Remove selected items' for Filters
- Modified AAF export to deal with clip sections that have been extended beyond the clip boundaries
- Ignored hidden files during media relinking
- Fixed incorrect pixelation on edge of Image Key effects
- Improved appearance of the BITC panel
- Relink missing media option now remembers the last location used
- Correctly transfer focus when closing a record edit viewer
- You can now use Ctrl and mouse wheel to zoom when over the routing panel
- You can now use Ctrl+wheel to zoom when over the edit timeline
- Removed password protection from projects
- Updated the Dream Glow Color Correction Preset to use the new color correction
- Mark/Park renders now create a history when marking one segment
- Increased buffer size when reading uncompressed audio (to take account of sector size) and retry with larger buffer in the case of failure
- Introduced the ability for new users to run Lightworks without having to register or sign in on the first attempt
- Improved ’Align Marks’ functionality in a much simpler and easier way
- Removed debug error messages related to LwImageDefs.cpp line 391
- Ensured that 'Fit to fill' option is always available
- Fixed multiple copies of the delete panel being opened
- Fixed audio corruption on MP4 sample file
- Fixed sequence viewers jumping to a new position when double clicking a viewer
- after double clicking to enable full screen playback (Flexible layout)
- Fixed tiles turning black in bins with letterboxing enabled
- Fixed crash when encountering logs with invalid audio mix settings (Fixed layout)
- Fixed crash deleting a file with the import panel open on the file that was just deleted (Flexible layout)
- Fixed Effects panel jumping position after double clicking an effect to add it then clicking back to select another (Flexible layout)
- Fixed media unarchiving
- Fixed timeline marker not returning to the correct position after a trim
- Fixed multiple Preferences panels being opened in Flexible layout
- Fixed import of multiple media folders at a time
- Updated Boris FX and Graffiti links on the licensing panels
- Fixed multiple copies of the Playout tool being opened in Flexible layout
- Fixed the 'Effects Creation Panel' key command (F9)
- Fixed incorrect room name after creating a new room
- Fixed bin-name editability
- Fixed track-name copying
- Fixed shark hotspot
- Fixed ’Pop out original’ function on sequences not working correctly on Subclips
- Fixed potential crash importing MP4 sample file
- Fixed Audio Replay Rate not updating in List view bins when changing the output format
- Fixed potential crash during playing (with the vectorscope visible)
- Fixed subclips incorrectly showing ’Compression’ text option on sequences as ’Unknown’
- Fixed hang playing back MP4 sample files
- Fixed image sequences not being coalesced together when importing the parent folder
- Fixed panel positioning on multi-monitor setups
- Fixed incorrectly positioned search text-entry widget
- Fixed crash encountering corrupt project thumbnail file
- Fixed crash shift+clicking the pop-out icon
- Fixed MXF media coalescing
- Fixed AAC audio playback not working
- Fixed issues with duplicate media spaces appearing on the Media tab of the project card
- Removed MPEG 422 AVI codec from the import, render and export panels
- Limited Vimeo export to 720p with a Free license (upload now optional) due to end of Vimeo agreement
- Prevented the 'close' icon being clickable on the full screen preview when it's not visible
- Prevented multiple magnifier panels being created
- Generated the correct menu when right-clicking on the key-assignments panel
- Updated sequence viewers after relinking missing media
- Updated FX graph time indicators when necessary
- Improved visibility of grouped track indicators
- Make sure that the shark (and other tools) respect explicitly-set default positions
- Make clip selections similar in bins between List and Tiles view
- Issued a sensible message if a recent folder no longer exists
- Improved the sequence/clip restore function on the project browser
- Improved playback responsiveness by keeping playfile references open
- Restored click and drag trim to that of traditional style trims
- Now show the correct frame when 'revealing' a viewer from a varispeed segment
- Now trim the correct number of frames when jumping to the end of a sequence with unjoined cuts
- Clicking the 'Effects' button when parked at the end of a sequence now causes the effects panel to appear anyway
- Fixed Media page drawing on top of tasks page when starting an export
- Fixed image sequence export failing when ’Create folders for clips’ option is ticked
- Fixed crash deleting the last item in a table-view bin
- Fixed potential crash importing H.264 MOV sample
- Fixed crash setting Blackmagic output to an unsupported mode
- Fixed audio distortion playing back audio at 48 fps
- Fixed crash clicking the new sequence tool in Flexible layout with an unjoined cut open on an existing sequence
- Fixed crash repeatedly pressing F4 on the Log tab with no source loaded in the source viewer
- Fixed Audio Mixer layout issue when new tracks are added
- Fixed Fit to fill affecting only the first track of grouped track pairs
- Fixed playback issues with material that takes a long time to open/analyze - e.g. 120 fps MP4 sample files
- Fixed incorrect size of the Bins search panel
- Fixed Matrox YUYV 1080i AVI renders being black
- Fixed batch import tagging
- Fixed macro parsing when repeat-count is zero
- Fixed crash due to video standard not being set when changing hardware device
- Fixed potential hang switching between output formats with Full Screen preview enabled
- Fixed incorrect Primary TC value when stepping off the start of a sequence
- Trimming changes are not saved when rejoining a trim after using SHIFT and Jump Forwards
- Clicking (and holding) a mark on the viewer now behaves the same as the mark on the timeline (ie. immediate picture redisplay before mouse-move)
- Updated to latest licensing server compliance
- Enabled RED R3D decode with Free version
- Automatically move the current-time to the start of newly added transitions
- Improved appearance and performance of Title Effects with keyframed size
- Fixed drag/drop of tiles onto the content-manager icon
- Fixed full screen preview when there are multiple monitors with differing sizes
- Fixed EDL format display confusion
- Fixed muted audio tracks setting being ignored when trimming
- Fixed error failing to add a dissolve to the very end of a sequence
- Fixed import panel file analysis causing delayed exit from the project
- Fixed batch import panel Format column setting being ignored
- Fixed import panel redraw after changing multiple formats in one go
- Fixed timeline time strip mouse behavior
- Fixed shared project spaces not working correctly
- Fixed crash exiting a shared project space with the configuration panel open
- Fixed inaccurate timeline marker position after trimming the end of the last clip in a sequence
- Fixed EDL generation for clips whose reel ID was originally read from a media file
- Fixed subsequent imports appearing as ’Sound’ only files
- Fixed reading of uncompressed QuickTime audio
- Fixed erroneous 'missing log' warnings in EDLs
- Fixed inability to search for wordings reliably
- Fixed ’Pre-ingest sync’ import option for audio only files
- Fixed 'Full SD frames' output setting not working
- The marked region on viewer timestrips is now more obvious
- Prevented empty folders from being imported (via drag/drop)
- Prevented clip cuts being unjoined on the clip timeline
- Prevented stripping trailing punctuation characters from filenames when generating clip names for imports
- Prevented hang when clicking on stacked time-markers
- Prevented crash displaying images when inserting from a sequence into another
- Dragging a transition now automatically closes the gap 'underneath' the effect (so that you can move it left/right)
- When revealing the full screen preview, re-render the current frame if it's at thumbnail resolution
- Avoided 'severe warning' messages in error.log (when assigning an audio mix to an empty edit)
- Now always use the first frame of a media file for preview purposes (on the import panel)
- Now treat Ctrl+Alt+click the same as Alt+click when unjoining
- Now keep menu panels open allowing for multiple option changes
- Now continue creating proxies even if one of them fails (and log the failure)
- Now use Ctrl+right click for timeline 'Insert black' (Ctrl+left click for 'replace black')
- Made Cue Marker tagging/highlighting more intuitive
- Made sure there's always an audio levels line drawn for tracks in new sequences
- No longer consider the ' character to be illegal in filenames
- The 'make subclip' key assignment now optionally makes subclips from cues if there's no mark
- Flush audio sample cache playfile references when deleting media files - which might fail otherwise
- Fixed drag and drop of a clip off the start of a sequence shifting the rest of the track along
- Fixed incorrect audio on MP4 sample files
- Fixed hang generating titles (which have been shrunk to nothing)
- Fixed 'Reveal imports in search filter' setting on the import panel
- Fixed 'media offline' after copying/moving clips between projects
- Fixed failure to restore focus to a viewer when re-entering a room (if that viewer was created from a tile dragged from a viewer 'pop out' icon)
- Fixed viewer title after swapping contents
- Fixed record tool persistence
- Fixed segment resizing with grouped tracks
- Fixed the Recent/Current filter
- Fixed item renaming in Content Manager
- Fixed scrubbing through interlaced material showing fields in random order on the Blackmagic hardware output
- Removed outstanding floating windows before project entry
- Removed audio speed option on WAV exports in 30 fps projects
- Avoided making empty edits whenever a viewer's contents are popped out
- Avoided unexpected clipboard message
- Allowed click/drag trim when other tracks already have unjoined cuts
- Allowed removal of all segment texts
- Prevented full screen preview from being displayed when double-clicking a tile's viewer icon (if the resultant viewer would appear over the clicked tile)
- Prevented endless 'scan_add_trans: index too big' messages on the status window
- Prevented erroneously showing clip effects in sequences
- Prevented crash encountering corrupt ED5s
- Project-browser preview images are now correct for 4:3 clips
- Now handle archives contained inside folders with .archive extensions
- Now inhibit tear-off timecode for effects duration widget
- No longer reveal the tasks page if a new background task has already completed
- Use the most up-to-date sequence image for project thumbnails
- Updated FX graphs correctly in response to editing operations
- Updated table-view bins correctly after deleting multiple items in one go
- Revealed image-sequences directly, rather than revealing their containing folder
- Fixed intermittent black audio waveforms
- Fixed still images showing as Media Offline with drag and drop
- Fixed bin search/replace crash
- Fixed Effects starting on the incorrect frame
- Fixed key 'up' handling which could lead to the full screen preview appearing unexpectedly
- Fixed bin drag/drop within nested groups
- Fixed hang on playback with certain media
- Improved handling of m4v files
- Reinstated the ability to drag transition effects to the marked region
- Avoided hang generating title effects
- Preserved tagged items correctly when switching bin views
- Save/restore minimized effect component states
- Fixed Timecode being displayed as ??? when only an FX track is enabled
- Fixed Key Assignments panel not updating when loading keyboard Preferences
- Fixed editing of search criteria (date/tracks/media)
- Fixed menu update when toggling an option but not moving the mouse
- Fixed full screen preview for SD media
- Fixed group highlighting in the content manager
- Fixed speed-change for grouped tracks when 'auto track sync' is disabled
- Fixed automatic re-categorization of custom effect templates
- Fixed incorrect playback MP4 samples when set to an interlaced output format
- Fixed clip sound level adjustment not working on first frame
- Fixed errors in Status Window and error.log when importing Pond5 media
- Fixed issues with renaming/reordering bins in groups
- Fixed bin deletion in the content manager
- Fixed undo handling for effects
- Fixed 48 fps timecode on sequence viewers in 48 fps projects
- Fixed text display for dragged audio levels
- Fixed sorting of column headers in the Content Manager List view
- Fixed creation-date discovery when metadata is missing (but backup is available)
- Fixed missing audio metadata
- Fixed crash dragging a tile to a viewer whilst the viewer is playing
- Prevented stretching 4:3 SD media on the full screen preview
- Prevented shifting current-time when adjusting effects settings
- Improved handling of folders containing large image sequences
- Removed dates from project tooltips
- Removed orphaned dialogues
- Right clicking an unselected project on the project browser now highlights that project
- Better width calculation for file-browser 'date' column
- Fixed 'switch' when the source viewer is linked to a bin tile
- Fixed room names
- Fixed analysis of some MP3 sample files
- Fixed handling of the last keyframe on a clip in a sequence
- Fixed export panel compression button
- Fixed kemroll generation
- Fixed viewer track button update
- Fixed timeline redraw when unjoining cuts at minimum size
- Fixed drag/drop of unimported clips to bins
- Fixed bin table-view scrolling
- Fixed GPU memory error with DVE on 4K media
- Fixed effects splitting (when there are multiple effects on the same segment)
- Fixed incorrect display of SD image sequences
- Preserved defaults for new edits when switching layout mode
- The 'clipboard source' command now reveals the clipboard if it's not already visible
- Updated viewer image correctly when jumping between keyframes whilst in (static) play mode
- Fixed potential crash clicking on MXF sample file (HDCAM-SR not supported)
- Fixed incorrect keyframing after making a cut on a sequence with complex effects routing
- Fixed crash entering project regarding the Clipboard being the Record sequence
- Fixed timeline redraw error when Trim curl is enabled
- Fixed crash pressing F7 when the effects panel is not visible
- Fixed labels-panel track selection
- Fixed keyframe-graph updating issues when jumping between keyframes that span an effect on a different track
- Fixed potential crash right clicking a playing sequence viewer
- Fixed Copy local not working for image sequences
- Fixed AIFF file staying locked at the OS level after clip is deleted from a project
- Fixed export of stereoscopic image-sequences
- Restored the last used effects category correctly
- Now show the correct effects settings panel when moving to a new time where the effects are on a different track to the previous time
- Prevented failures of queued exports (when the first export causes a low memory condition to occur)
- Improved behaviour of EQ effects with grouped tracks
- Fixed crash double clicking an effect in the routing panel if opened using F7
- Fixed potential crash changing output format with Full Screen enabled
- Fixed transition between slow-shuttle and hitting play-speed on interlaced output
- Fixed 'To here' transitions added at the start of a sequence causing audio sync loss
- Fixed media appearing offline after creating a new media space and then importing directly to it
- Fixed crash showing stills for malformed sync
- Fixed export error failure ’Cannot find the file specified’
- Fixed crash clicking on a table-view field after changing the column layout
- Ensured that 'hoover' retains mark positions
- Inhibited stills on project exit (possibly fix/address occasional hang)
- Automatically adjust the duration of transitions for which there is insufficient media, if possible
- Do not attempt to read timecode from PTS - gives incorrect results,
- Improved message when adding transitions to clips with insufficient media
- Fixed room names when switching rooms with shortcut key
- Fixed Cue Markers with custom colors are lost when a sequence copy is made

WINDOWS FIXES AND FEATURES:
- Added support for the latest AJA drivers (Adds KONA 4G Support)
- Removed DV 1394 capture support
- Ensured the correct Boris plug-in effect name is displayed for the currently installed plug-in
- Fixed incorrect 3D LUT playback when set to 10-bit precision on the project card
- Fixed crash tearing off a source viewer timecode label highlighting one of the numbers then closing the label
- Now use the correct number of audio outputs set by the sound card which prevents the audio being attenuated by -6dB
- Avoided generating 'couldn't set owner' messages in error.log file
- Enabled D3D surface and texture cache management, preventing all GPU memory being consumed
- Fixed Boris FX/Graffiti plug-ins not appearing in the Plug-ins category on the Effects panel
- Fixed dropped frames on playback on AJA hardware output

Lightworks 12.6.0 (32-bit)
- Added Mac OS X 10.11 compatibility
- Added Ubuntu 15.10 compatibility
- Added Vimeo Upload direct from the application (All operating systems)
- Vimeo export allows up to 1080p export with Lightworks Free (upload only)
- Vimeo export allows up to UHD 4K export in Lightworks Pro
- XML export improvements
- Boris FX and Boris Graffiti enabled (Windows 64bit and Mac OS X only)


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