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Pandoras Box 6.4.2

Postby Markus Zeppenfeld » Thu Apr 09, 2020 6:50 pm

There is a new version available in the Download-Center (please remember to log-in before using the link): ... 0/file-341

Dear customers,

we are very excited to share Pandoras Box 6.4.2 with you!

With this version, a new input board is being introduced. It features a 12G-SDI input, can also act as a Quad 3G-SDI board and comes with an additional HDMI 2.0 connector to be simultaneously used with the SDI feeds. This mixture of inputs provides maximum flexibility to the user to cope with any upcoming demands onsite.

Please make sure to install driver 6.14 or above in order to use this newly introduced board.

Furthermore, many bugs have been addressed within this version. Please see details below.
Please note: Version 6.4.1 has never been released and is therefore not available online.

These tools are also part of this release:

- Warper (Rev. 224)
- Matrix Patcher (Rev. 93)
- Dome Master (Rev. 15)
- Image Converter (Rev. 66)
- Splitter (Rev. 41)
- Art-Net Monitor (V. 6.0.1)
- Leica 3D Disto (Rev. 11)
- Quicktime Converter (Rev. 8 )

Known restrictions of this version:
• no embedded audio support for QuickTime videos
• no audio support in encoder extension

Version 6.4.2 (06.04.2020)

- Miscellaneous:
fixed: Folders with a large number of elements are added to the project tree much faster und tree is more reactive. (ticket 7608)
fixed: Parameters are marked as dirty in device tree when value is changed in device controls. (ticket 7615)
fixed: Several drag and drop operations are working again (e.g. image on canvas, x-file on mesh). (ticket 7610)

Version 6.4.1 (30.03.2020)

- Miscellaneous:
added: Support of Deltacast 6.14. Live Input board driver
added: Support of new mixed connector board "12G/Quad 3G SDI, HDMI/DP".

updated: HASP driver to version 7.103.

fixed: Several display errors in gui.
fixed: No options to toggle active values and external input for wd device script parameter. (ticket 7585)
fixed: Toggle "mute rendering" is executed for all underlying layers of a Virtual Layer. (ticket 6534)
fixed: Other sites are not collapsed when executing "Show All Devices" on a site in device tree. (ticket 7430)
fixed: No crash when changing the number of initially shown layers at startup. (ticket 7582)
fixed: Folders that only differ by capitalization are always sorted the same way. (ticket 7561)
fixed: The fader on screen shows all values the fader board sends and can reach a value of 0. (ticket 7546)
fixed: The layer color of children nodes is updated when tree node is being expanded. (ticket 7505)
fixed: Text Input is rendered on submanagers correctly. (ticket 7551)
fixed: Image Converter, Dome Master and Splitter can now access MPEG encoder. (ticket 7539)
fixed: Drive sector size is evaluated correctly. (ticket 6829)
fixed: Changes to Mesh are saved to file when main Mesh and Submeshes are assigned to different layers at the same time. (ticket 7526)
fixed: Synced SDI inputs now show correct content. (ticket 7566)
fixed: Christie / Deltacast live inputs are now "optimize MPEG colorspace" enabled per default. (ticket 7573)
fixed: Live Input sources do not use bandwidth when not assigned to a layer. (ticket 7316)
fixed: Zooming Sequence with '+' and '-' keys works in all keyboard layouts. (ticket 7592)
fixed: Layers are rendered in correct order for zpos order mode. (ticket 7597)
fixed: Pandoras Box does not hang when folder with large number of resources is dragged into project. (ticket 7603)

- Multi User:
fixed: Changes on canvas are synced in session regardless of the manager on which the canvas was created. (ticket 7541)
fixed: Changes on Resources are not repeatedly sent to clients in MU session. (ticket 6090)


Known issues

• Meshes, Canvases and Text Inputs are not created on SubManagers
• Preview needs to be activated on Sub-Managers to follow playlist entries
• several playlist related issues in MU scenario
• Preview needs to be activated on Sub-Managers in order to update editable resources like Meshes and Canvases
• Memory leak in Nvidia driver when using Win10 with dual GPU in mosaic and a DirectX9 application
Markus Zeppenfeld
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