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CHANGELOG

What's New in version 2.9.5:

  • Updated: x264 encoder to version 160.3007 (r3007).
  • Updated: x265 encoder to version 3.4+1.
  • Updated: Mkvmerge to version 47.0.

What's New in version 2.9.4:

  • Updated: x264 encoder to version 160.3000 (r3000).
  • Updated: x265 encoder to version 3.3+2.
  • Updated: Mkvmerge to version 45.0.

What's New in version 2.9.2:

  • Updated: 2D/3D tools to Intel Media SDK 2019 R1 (API 1.28).
  • Updated: x265 encoder to version 3.2.1+5.
  • Updated: Mkvmerge to version 42.0.

What's New in version 2.9.1:

  • Updated: x264 encoder to version 159.2990.
  • Updated: x265 encoder to version 3.2.1+2.
  • Updated: Mkvmerge to version 41.0.

What's New in version 2.9.0:

  • Fixed: when video is resized to 720p and source subtitles are in SRT, no subtitles are muxed at output.
  • Updated: x265 encoder to version 3.2.6.
  • Updated: Mkvmerge to version 40.0.

What's New in version 2.8.9:

  • Updated: x265 encoder to version 3.2.4.
  • Updated: Mkvmerge to version 37.0.

What's New in version 2.8.8:

  • Updated: x264 encoder to version 158.2984.
  • Updated: x265 encoder to version 3.1.2.
  • Updated: Mkvmerge to version 35.0.

What's New in version 2.8.7:

  • Updated: x265 encoder to version 3.1.1.
  • Updated: Mkvmerge to version 34.0.

What's New in version 2.8.3:

  • Updated: x264 encoder to version 157.2935.
  • Updated: x265 encoder to version 2.9.1.
  • Updated: Mkvmerge to version 27.0.0.

What's New in version 2.8.2:

  • Updated: x264 encoder to version 1572932
  • Updated: x265 encoder to version 2859
  • Updated: Mkvmerge to version 2500

What's New in version 2.8.1:

  • Updated: x265 encoder to version 2.8.11.
  • Updated: Mkvmerge to version 24.0.0.

What's New in version 2.6.1:

  • Updated: Mkvmerge to version 9.4.2.
  • Updated: x264 encoder to version 148.2721.
  • Updated: x265 encoder to version 2.0.61.

What's New in version 2.5.6:

  • Fixed: conversions from Blu-Ray (MPEG2) to MKV (x265) fails when SW decoder is used.
  • Updated: Mkvmerge to version 9.1.0.
  • Updated: x264 encoder to version 148.2694.
  • Updated: x265 encoder to version 1.9.149.

What's New in version 2.5.5:

  • Fixed: conversions from MKV to MKV fails (only in version 2.5.4)
  • Improved: Bitrate calculation when m2ts/mpls durations mismatch (bad authored BDs)
  • Updated: Mkvmerge to version 9.0.1
  • Updated: x264 encoder to version 148.2684
  • Updated: x265 encoder to version 1.9.108

What's New in version 2.5.4:

  • Updated: Mkvmerge to version 8.9.0.
  • Updated: x264 encoder to version 148.2682.
  • Updated: x265 encoder to version 1.9.88.

What's New in version 2.5.3:

  • Updated: Mkvmerge to version 8.8.0.
  • Updated: x264 encoder to version 148.2665.
  • Updated: x265 encoder to version 1.9.1.

What's New in version 2.5.2:

  • Changed: Removed setting option 'Use x264 OpenCL acceleration' (with current processors not worth).
  • Updated: Mkvmerge to version 8.7.0.
  • Updated: x265 encoder to version 1.8.190.
  • Small fixes and general improvements.

What's New in version 2.5.1:

  • Fixed: Blu-Ray 3D conversions fails if selected audio is intact Dolby Digital Plus (E-AC3).
  • Updated: MVC tools to Intel Media SDK 2016 (API 1.17).
  • Updated: eac3to to version 3.31.
  • Updated: x265 encoder to version 1.8.111.
  • Small fixes and general improvements.

What's New in version 2.5.0:

  • Changed: Removed setting option 'Use Arcsoft to decode DTS-HD' (obsolete).
  • Fixed: Wrong audio/subs track selection on some Blu-Ray 3D with secondary video track (very rare).
  • Updated: MVC tools to Intel Media SDK 2015 Update 2.1 (API 1.16).
  • Updated: eac3to to version 3.30.
  • Updated: Mkvmerge to version 8.5.2.
  • Updated: x265 encoder to version 1.8.93.

What's New in version 2.4.7:

  • Updated: Mkvmerge to version 8.5.0.
  • Updated: x264 encoder to version 148.2638.
  • Updated: x265 encoder to version 1.8.1.

What's New in version 2.4.6:

  • Fixed: In Blu-Ray 3D to H-SBS/H-TAB conversions R/L views order gets inverted after minute 45 (only on some determined titles).
  • Updated: x265 encoder to version 1.7.481.

What's New in version 2.4.5:

  • Updated: MVC tools to Intel Media SDK 2015 Update 2 (API 1.15).
  • Updated: x264 encoder to version 148.2579.
  • Updated: x265 encoder to version 1.7.405.

What's New in version 2.4.4:

  • New: Support for Windows 10.
  • Improved: the method of notification and download new versions (auto update).
  • Updated: Mkvmerge to version 8.1.0.
  • Updated: x265 encoder to version 1.7.315.

What's New in version 2.4.3:

  • Updated: MVCsource with Avisynth headers v6, due this, older Avisynth versions (2.5.8) are no longer compatible ***is now required Avisynth v2.6.0***.
  • Updated: x265 encoder to version 1.7.166.
  • Small fixes and general improvements.

What's New in version 2.4.2:

  • Updated: Mkvmerge to version 7.9.0.
  • Updated: x265 encoder to version 1.6.418.

What's New in version 2.4.1:

  • Changed: If setting 'Use Arcsoft to decode DTS-HD' is not checked, now is used libDcaDec internal decoder (included with eac3to 3.29) to perform all DTS/DTS-HD to AC3 conversions.
  • Changed: Setting 'Use Arcsoft to decode DTS-HD' now is default disabled.
  • Updated: eac3to to version 3.29.
  • Updated: Mkvmerge to version 7.8.0.
  • Updated: x265 encoder to version 1.5.455.

What's New in version 2.4.0:

  • New: When source is a 3D Blu-Ray information is shown about 3D-planes assigned to each subtitles.
  • New: On conversions 3D Blu-Ray to BD-9/BD-25 2D+3D .ISO original subtitles depth are retained (subtitles 3D).
  • Improved: detection of correct playlist in some BDs with various similar or duplicated mpls.
  • Updated: MVC tools to Intel Media SDK 2015 Update 1.
  • Updated: eac3to to version 3.28.
  • Updated: Mkvmerge to version 7.7.0.
  • Updated: x264 encoder to version 146.2538.
  • Updated: x265 encoder to version 1.5.331.

What's New in version 2.3.3:

  • Updated: Mkvmerge to version 7.6.0.
  • Updated: x265 encoder to version 1.5.1.
  • Small fixes and general improvements.

What's New in version 2.3.2:

  • Improved: Tune options (grain, ssim, etc.) can be used also on x265 encodes. The displayed options in Advanced Settings change depending on whether it is used x264 or x265.
  • Updated: Mkvmerge to version 7.5.0
  • Updated: x265 encoder to version 1.4.285.

What's New in version 2.3.1:

  • Updated: Mkvmerge to version 7.4.0
  • Updated: x264 encoder to version 144.2525.
  • Updated: x265 encoder to version 1.4.219.

What's New in version 2.3.0:

  • New: option to encode the MKV compatibles with "DivX Plus HD" certified devices (more details are explained on Settings window > tooltips).
  • Improved: in Options > Settings added some tooltips to explain better specific options.
  • Improved: in Options > Settings added a button to reset all options to default values.
  • Updated: x265 encoder to version 1.4.211.

What's New in version 2.2.4:

  • Improved: on AVCHD output mode forced subtitles are always flagged forced inside stream to improve compatibility with some SW based players than do not consider navigational commands.
  • Updated: x264 encoder to version 142.2491.
  • Updated: x265 encoder to version 1.4.55.

What's New in version 2.2.3:

  • Fixed: Pacific Rim 3D decoding issues (due Intel Media SDK bug).
  • Updated: x265 encoder to version 1.4+5

What's New in version 2.1.6:

  • Improved: In 2D+3D.ISO output mode forced subtitles are individually flagged as forced (at stream level) since TsMuxer cannot make a whole track as forced in MovieObject.bdmv
  • x264 updated to revision r2479.
  • Mkvmerge updated to version 7.1.0

What's New in version 2.1.5:

  • New: Ability to open .mpls files from BD folders (added to 'Open Video File' button).
  • Workaround to fix crashes when TeamViewer is running in same computer.
  • Small fixes and general improvements.

What's New in version 2.1.4:

  • x264 updated to revision r2431.
  • Mkvmerge updated to version 6.9.1
  • BDSup2Sub updated to version 5.1.2.

What's New in version 2.1.3:

  • Improved: slightly better MVC encoding speed.
  • Improved: in MVC encoding for BD9, parameters max_rate and buffer_size 25000 25000 are used (better optical media compatibility).
  • Fixed: random MVC encoding fails on SW mode.
  • Fixed: artifacts/pixelation MVC encoding on some systems (HW acceleration).
  • x264 updated to revision r2409.

What's New in version 2.1.2:

  • New: Ability to shrink 3D Blu-Ray to BD-25 or BD9 keeping 2D+3D ISO MVC format (movie only). The obtained BD9 discs are playable on most 3D Blu-Ray players.

What's New in version 2.1.0:

  • New: Output mode 2D+3D .ISO (BD Remux) if input is a 3D Blu-Ray. Can also determine if there is enough space on a BD-25 without recompress the video.
  • New: 3D button on main window for selecting the 3D output mode for the current conversion (2D/SBS/TAB/2D+3D .ISO). Appears only if the input is a 3D Blu-Ray.
  • Improved: Scan Bitrates function scans .ssif files in 3D Blu-Ray.
  • Improved: MVC/AVC eye assignation (left-right) is shown also in source proprieties (main window).
  • Improved: removed Haali Matroska Muxer of the installation package as it is not needed anymore. In some conversions that required to create a temporary MKV, now an alternate/more direct method is used.
  • x264 updated to revision r2389.
  • Mkvmerge updated to version 6.7.0
  • Added tsMuxeR version 2.6.12

What's New in version 2.0.0:

  • Updated the runtime libraries to better Windows 8.1 support.
  • Improved: GUI appearance and fixes some controls in Windows 8/8.1
  • Several improvements in the installer.
  • Improved: system of automatic notification and download of new versions. Less intrusive and allows to postpone the download later.
  • Should fix (rare) crashes reported by some users in Windows 7 64-bit.
  • New: integrated "Intel Media SDK System Analyzer" tool in the Help menu. Shows system compatibility with Intel Quick Sync Video acceleration and information about graphics drivers installed.
  • Improved: default output folder is created on current user profile folder and default temp folder is created on current user temp folder.

What's New in version 1.9.5:

  • New: Hardware acceleration on MVC decoding (utilized in Blu-Ray 3D conversions). Requires Windows 7/8/8.1 and Intel Core CPU with Integrated Graphics like i7-3770k. Also requires recent Intel Graphics drivers installed. If all requirements are met, HW acceleration is used without user specific action. On i7-3770k e.g. can expect speed gains from 10-15 fps (SW) to 65-85 fps HW (x264 encoding 1st pass 3D MVC to 3D SBS/TAB).

What's New in version 1.9.4:

  • Mkvmerge updated to version 6.6.0
  • Improved: recreation of temp folder to default C:TEMP if path and drive letter stored in configuration no longer exists. Avoids error 'Unable to read BD structure' due misconfiguration.
  • Small fixes and general improvements.

What's New in version 1.9.3:

  • x264 updated to revision r2377.
  • Mkvmerge updated to version 6.5.0
  • Improved: metadata in MKV 3D files to indicating side-by-side or top-bottom mode. Also added the tags '3DSBS' or '3DTAB' in the file names.

What's New in version 1.9.2:

  • New: 3D top-bottom output mode besides side-by-side. The 3D top-bottom mode provides higher quality in passive 3D TVs while for active 3D TVs is better side-by-side mode.
  • Improved: the method of conversion Blu-Ray 3D to MKV/AVCHD 3D SBS avoid creating the temporary file AVC-MVC combined. Is no longer needed to use the process 'MVCCombine.exe' gaining some speed.

What's New in version 1.9.1:

  • Fixed: Oversize in some conversions with target media BD-25 + HD audio.
  • x264 updated to revision r2359.

What's New in version 1.9.0:

  • New: completely new MVC decoder for 3D conversions. 4x faster an avoids errors due to old one (green image in some Blu-Ray)
  • New: automatic detection of views order (left-right) based on .mpls information. The 'view order' chosen is also shown in list of queued jobs.
  • Fixed: In some 3D conversions (Blu-Ray 3D) not all parts are processed (missing chapters, etc.)
  • New: Playlist file name (.mpls) used for conversion is shown in the main window and list of queued jobs.

What's New in version 1.8.8:

  • x264 updated to revision r2345.
  • Mkvmerge updated to version 6.3.0

What's New in version 1.8.6:

  • x264 updated to revision r2309.
  • Improved bitrate calculation in some specific cases (prevents undersize).

What's New in version 1.8.5:

  • x264 updated to revision r2273. Improved CPU usage and encoding speed in the first pass.

What's New in version 1.8.4:

  • Mkvmerge updated to version 6.0.0
  • BDSup2Sub updated to version 5.1.1.
  • Fixed scraper issues.

What's New in version 1.8.3:

  • x264 updated to revision r2245.
  • eac3to updated to version 3.27

What's New in version 1.8.2:

  • Fixed: potential stack overflow in certain conditions.
  • Fixed: join multiple .m2ts parts fail (only in v1.8.1)
  • Improved compatibility with Windows 8.
  • Fixed: version 1.8.0 breaks compatibility with Windows XP 32-bit.
  • Improved: more direct 3D SBS conversion process, no longer need to create a temporary MKV.

What's New in version 1.8.0:

  • Fixed: Java 1.7.0 detection could fail on 64-bit systems.
  • BDSup2Sub updated to version 5.0.0.
  • x264 updated to revision r2230.

What's New in version 1.7.9:

  • Improved: errors recovering if unexpected shutdown occurs during second pass encoding.
  • Improved: slight redesign of the user interface.
  • x264 updated to revision r2216.

What's New in version 1.7.8:

  • x264 updated to revision r2208.
  • Mkvmerge updated to version 5.7.0.

What's New in version 1.7.7:

  • x264 updated to revision r2200.
  • Small fixes and general improvements.

What's New in version 1.7.6:

  • New: Ability to save logs with x264 encoding statistics. Added the option 'Save x264 encode logs in temp folder' in the menu.
  • x264 updated to revision r2197.
  • Small fixes and general improvements.

What's New in version 1.7.5:

  • Fixed: broken IMDb title scraping.
  • x264 updated to revision r2184.

What's New in version 1.7.4:

  • Mkvmerge updated to version 5.4.0
  • x264 updated to revision r2183.
  • Small fixes and general improvements.

What's New in version 1.7.3:

  • New: Added support for command line parameter --qpfile. Forces IDR frames on chapters transitions.
  • New: In the first installation sets the default language for audio and subtitles selection as same language of the user's operating system.
  • Fixed: removed all javascript errors on the banner (now it is!).
  • Small fixes and general improvements.

What's New in version 1.7.2:

  • New: Added option for output in AVCHD with CRF mode. Guarantees a certain quality and is faster (one pass) but the output size is variable.
  • New: Added code to check at runtime if the optional tools (Avisynth, Java and .NET Framework) are installed when required by a certain conversion (only for 3D SBS or when have to resize subtitles).
  • Fixed: Occasionally some JavaScript errors on the ad banner could freeze active conversions because of a problem with threads.
  • Fixed: The conversion of some Blu-Ray with a secondary video stream could fail.
  • x264 updated to revision r2164.
  • Small fixes and general improvements.

What's New in version 1.7.1:

  • New: Error handling. If fails one step in the conversion, process stops and passing to 'FAILED' state and is marked in red on the list. If we resolve the cause (e.g.: lack of HDD space) is possible to resume the conversion without having to start from the beginning. Also is created an error log to help determine the cause of failures. This log can be opened from the context menu of the jobs list.
  • New: Haali Media Splitter filter is included in the installer (used in 3D SBS conversions).
  • x264 updated to revision r2146 (includes a significant improvement in speed).
  • Small fixes and general improvements.

What's New in version 1.7.0:

  • New: Now is possible to include hardcoded subtitles in 3D SBS conversions. It's designed for forced subtitles (cannot be disabled when playing) but maintaining the font, color and position and are compatible with any 3D playback system.
  • Improved: in the control 'Media' on the main screen, options 'BD Remux' and 'MKV Remux' have been added to choose conversions without recode the video in a more intuitive way.
  • Mkvmerge updated to version 5.2.1

What's New in version 1.6.5:

  • x264 updated to revision r2120.
  • Fixed: broken Blu-Ray 3D to AVCHD 3D SBS conversion due a bug in 'ffms2.dll' archive.
  • Improved: Extraction of forced subtitles without using BDsup2sub (a new own code is used). This fixes the issue: 'forced subtitles disappear too fast' on XBMC and BOXEE BOX players caused by BDsub2sub.
  • Small fixes and general improvements.

What's New in version 1.6.4:

  • Fixed: broken Blu-Ray 3D to AVCHD 3D SBS conversion due a bug in 'ffms2.dll' archive.
  • Improved: Extraction of forced subtitles without using BDsup2sub (a new own code is used). This fixes the issue: 'forced subtitles disappear too fast' on XBMC and BOXEE BOX players caused by BDsub2sub.
  • New: 'Scan bitrates' function now also checks errors on video source (incomplete or corrupted file). If some error is detected, displays a warning message.
  • Improved: bitrate calculation when the audio has the following unusual formats: DTS 448 Kbps (2.0), AC3 224, 320, 512 y 576 Kbps.
  • Small fixes and general improvements.

What's New in version 1.6.3:

  • Improved: Extraction of forced subtitles without using BDsup2sub (a new own code is used). This fixes the issue: 'forced subtitles disappear to fast' on XBMC and BOXEE BOX players caused by BDsub2sub.
  • New: 'Scan bitrates' function now also checks errors on video source (incomplete or corrupted file). If some error is detected, displays a warning message.
  • Improved: bitrate calculation when the audio has the following unusual formats: DTS 448 Kbps (2.0), AC3 224, 320, 512 y 576 Kbps.
  • Small fixes and general improvements.

What's New in version 1.6.2:

  • Improved: in some Blu-Ray structures that include intros or warnings in the same MPLS of main movie, now detected and are excluded from the conversion.
  • x264 updated to revision r2106.