Flip4Mac / Flip Player released February 1, 2016

  • 6 yrs ago

Flip4Mac Release Notes PDF Link

Flip4Mac 3.3 Release Notes

Telestream® Flip4Mac Windows Media Components for QuickTime® allow you to easily play, import and export Windows Media files within most of your favorite QuickTime applications including Microsoft PowerPoint and Apple Keynote. Flip4Mac also includes Flip Player, a multi-format video player that provides high quality video playback and optional premium editing features.

Flip4Mac Products

Flip4Mac WMV Player ($9.99) enables you to play Windows Media files in QuickTime applications and view Windows Media content on the Internet using Safari, Firefox and Google Chrome web browsers.

With Flip4Mac Player Pro ($29), you will be able to import Windows Media files for conversion to other popular formats such as:

  • MOV (Final Cut Pro, iMovie)

  • MP4 (iTunes, iPod, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV)

  • MPEG-2 (Video DVD)

  • MP3 and AAC (iTunes, iPod, iPhone, iPad)

    In addition to enabling additional features in Flip Player such as:

  • Visual Cropping

  • Visual Scaling

  • Rotating

  • Trimming

• Advanced playback controls
• iPhone Ringtone export
• ProRes 422 export for Final Cut Pro

Flip4Mac Studio ($49) and Flip4Mac Studio Pro HD ($179) enable you to create Windows Media files for distribution. These features are available in trial mode until you're ready to purchase an upgrade. You can purchase an upgrade directly from within the software by selecting Flip4Mac in System Preferences.

Windows Media Digital Rights Management (DRM)

While the Flip4Mac plug-in provides superior playback performance, it is unable to play content that has been protected using Windows Media Digital Rights Management (DRM).

System Requirements

• Intel-based Mac
• Mac OS X 10.6.8 and later

Flip4Mac 3.3
Fixes and Enhancements

• Added support for Mac OS X 10.10+
• Added support for Mac OS X 10.6.8
• Added diagnostic analytics
• Fixed various issues with licensing
• Fixed issues with the Web plug-in and Safari.
• Fixed possible crash when opening audio files
• Allow for more flexible serial number entry
• Removed Flip4Mac watermark from playback
• Flip4Mac Studio export now supports 768 x 576 PAL frame sizes
• Flip4Mac Studio now has the ability to create custom encoding profiles
• Reintroduced support for Garbage Collection in OS X 10.6, 10.7, and 10.8


Flip4Mac 3.2
New Features

• New in-app stores purchasing.

Fixes and Enhancements

• Fixed a crash when opening Flip Player on OS X 10.9 Mavericks.
• Dramatically improved the loading time for ASF files (.wmv, .wma, .wm, .wmp, .asf, etc.).

Flip4Mac 3.1
New Features

• Added support for Retina displays.
• Added the ability to export to iTunes from Flip Player, including exporting both audio and video, or exporting

just the audio portion of a movie .
• Added iPad mini and iPod Nano scaling presets.

Fixes and Enhancements

• Fixed a bug that prevented Flip4Mac from playing ASX files with a bad first entry but a valid second entry. • Fixed a bug that prevented exports from the Mac App Store version of ScreenFlow due to a sandboxing violation.
• Fixed a bug that could cause Flip Player to crash if a movie was closed while being loaded for trimming.

Flip4Mac 3.0 New Features

  • Introduced the new Flip Player application for playing, editing, and transcoding video and audio. Flip Player supports unique features such as dimming the background, cropping video, and creation of iPhone ringtones. It also supports exporting to Apple and Telestream applications, exporting to Apple devices, and Windows Media. Flip Player replaces the WMV Player application.

  • All software is now signed with a digital certificate from Apple to address security and anti-malware requirements in Gatekeeper.

  • Added support for the application/x-ms-wmp mime type.

  • Added 64-bit Core Audio support for OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion.

    Fixes and Enhancements

    • Flip4Mac will now continue playing even if it encounters corrupted audio packets, as long as there are enough valid packets to prevent a perceptible problem with the audio.

    • Fixed a bug that prevented Flip4Mac from opening local wvx files.

    • Fixed a bug that prevented MMS stream playback and resulted in a -19160 error.

    • Fixed potential crashes and memory leaks.

    • Fixed various issues with QuickTime X Player 10.2 in Mountain Lion.


      Bugs, feature requests, and suggestions can be reported at the Flip4Mac support site or visit the discussion at the Telestream User Forum.


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