Wirecast 9.0 Released May 2, 2018

Link to PDF Release Notes

 

9.0 – New Features


 NEW – XKeys 128 Support
• Full control of layers, sources and transitions
• Audio Mixer and Audio Preview controls
• Start and Stop Wirecast outputs
• Replay Controls


NEW – PTZOptics PTZ Control using Visca over IP
• Control the Pan, Tilt and Zoom of PTZOptics cameras over a local area network
• PTZ Controller window allows users to create and recall presets for fast repositioning of known positions
• Assign PTZ Presets to shots for seamless switching between PTZ Presets


NEW – Add Source Menu Redesign
• New dark theme
• New Search Field to easily find sources
• New Categories for sources
• Favorite Category allows easy access to frequently used sources


NEW – Facebook Live – with User Code
• Authorize Wirecast to stream to a Facebook account without giving out Facebook login credentials
• “Set and forget” workflow allows for minimal Wirecast configuration before each new broadcast


9.0 – Improvements
• Improvement – XKeys: pressing the Audio Mixer or Rendezvous button should close the window when it's open
• Improvement – Add preview/live status indicators to clear layers
• Improvement – Add ability to drag shot layers in the shot layers table
• Improvement – Disable preview throttling for front most document when app is front most – Add drag image to shot bin on Windows
• Improvement - Added option to run in "Safe Mode" – Hold down the CTRL+SHIFT keys during launch
• Improvement - allows user to determine if clearing preferences fixes a launch problem without clearing preferences yet.
• Improvement - Allow 'Enter' key to add shot in add source UI
• Improvement - Drag and Drop of File assets for Edit Panels Shot Layer Table
• Improvement - If  “Open last document on startup” is used and a document fails to load, a dialog appears on next launch to contact Wirecast support. This eliminates the need to clear preferences to exit the endless loop.
• Improvement – Lower default keyframe interval to 2 seconds
• Improvement - Remove 540p settings from Facebook encoder presets
• Improvement - Rendering performance increased by improving lock usage. This change improves responsiveness in the UI when modifying complex shots in preview.
• Improvement - Wirecast to warn user if classic mode (theme) is enabled

9.0 – Fixes
• Fixed – Remove catmull-rom spline interpolator
• Fixed – Web Stream crash when canceling IP camera authentication dialogs when other dialogs are open
• Fixed – macOS Control Click is ignored with the New Add Source menu
• Fixed – Indefinite Hang when sending two shots live then opening a playlist
• Fixed – External Display Output Menu visible when no document is open
• Fixed – Opening a document with many titles can hang the application for minutes
• Fixed – Paste Text and Title Sources take a very long time to render
• Fixed – Keyboard Shortcuts: Name field does not highlight automatically with focus
• Fixed – Odd colors when re-importing Wirecast made 480p MJPEG
• Fixed – Rapid selection of shots can result in improper tally state
• Fixed - Fixed Rendezvous sources not pulling video correctly in Windows 7
• Fixed - Web Stream and Screen Capture sources enumerating twice in the source selection window
• Fixed - Immediate A/V sync issue streaming to Facebook if started after another output
• Fixed - Indefinite hang when sending two shots live then opening a playlist
• Fixed - After 20 encodes all outputs would fail to encode on macOS
• Fixed - Adding sources should create copies of existing sources rather than references
• Fixed - Blackmagic output colors are off
• Fixed - Cannot add Twitter shot inside of playlist
• Fixed - Changing playback speed for media does not change 'already live' state
• Fixed - Chroma Key changes as different overlay shots are taken in and out of live
• Fixed - Colors in macOS encoded outputs look washed out
• Fixed - Deleting a shot always selects the "Clear Layer"
• Fixed - Frame drop occurring upon adding titles in preview
• Fixed - Hang when manipulating source while master layer visibility is off
• Fixed - Hang when right-clicking and left-clicking assets in the Preview Canvas
• Fixed - Immediate A/V sync issue in RTMPS Facebook output if started after other output
• Fixed - Inconsistent deletion behavior when removing Playlists from the Shot Bin
• Fixed - macOS encoded outputs look significantly worse than Windows
• Fixed - Minimizing and then restoring a maximized document will disable the canvas rendering until Wirecast is resized
• Fixed - Multi-Viewer can drop frames with capture card sources at 29.97 FPS
• Fixed - No Web Stream configuration options if shot was previously cancelled
• Fixed - Provide Feedback does not go to Form
• Fixed - Sleeping computer and waking it while having media files loaded will make all loaded media files show black
• Fixed - Solid color widget is transparent
• Fixed - Stream will not automatically start YouTube event when checking “Automatically Go Live”
• Fixed - Syphon server does not reconnect when opening a saved document
• Fixed - The mouse scroll wheel in the "Twitter" "Message Feed" window does not work
• Fixed - Triggering a Live preview swap mid transition will not queue shot to preview
• Fixed - Unable to change the video adapter
• Fixed - Windows Cuing live/preview swap while transforming source in preview causes crash
• Fixed - Wirecast should not allow the computer to sleep while streaming or recording to disc
        

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