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Episode 7.1 released February 25, 2016

Episode 7.1 Release Notes PDF Link

Minimum System Requirements

Mac OS X

  • Operating Systems*: OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) or later

  • 8GB RAM minimum

  • 256 GB hard disk space, with 300 MB minimum for product installation

  • Online Help Browser Requirements

    o Safari
    *Please note: Episode 7 does not support OS X 10.9.5 or previous versions of Mac OS X.

    Windows

  • Operating Systems:
    o Windows 10 (64-bit)

    o Windows 8.1 (64-bit, 1.5 GHz) o Windows 7 (64-bit, 1.5 GHz) o Windows Server 2012*

  • 8GB RAM minimum

  • 256 GB hard disk space, with 300 MB minimum for product installation

  • Bonjour Print Services for Windows v2.0.2

  • .NET Framework 3.5 SP1

  • .NET Framework 4.6

  • Online Help Browser Requirements

    o Internet Explorer: Version 8 or higher; o Firefox: Version 6 or higher

  • Please note: Episode 7 does not support Windows Server 2008.

EPISODE 7.1
Bug Fixes

• Fixed an issue where banding appeared in MXF AS-11 AVC-Intra 1080i
• Fixed a problem where Episode picks up files before they are done copying into a FTP folder
• Fixed a problem where EDLs create output that is too long
• Fixed an issue where all JPEG 2000 outputs are Progressive - add support for Interlaced JPEG 2000
• Fixed a problem where AVI Decode couldn’t find the importer
• Fixed a problem where duplicating System Encoder and Deployment does not create duplicate in User Encoders or

Deployments
• Fixed an issue where AAC does not work below 44.1 kHz
• Fixed an issue where HEVC and AVC-Intra Progressive outputs have unknown field-order to Episode's API
• Fixed an issue where anamorphic h.264 in .ts is broken
• Fixed the problem where an IMX30 source had corrupt audio in the output
• Fixed a memory leak when decoding 'AVC1' .mov file
• Fixed an issue where there was a memory allocation error with ProRes 720p 59.94 fps.
• Fixed a problem where MP4 anamorphic files were not playing back as anamorphic in QT 7 player
• Fixed an audio sync issue with encoded MOV H264 files
• Fixed a problem where QT Timecode reel name doesn't work for reference files
• Fixed a problem where AC-3 audio in a MPEG-TS container always encoding to 5.1
• Fixed an audio error when MOV ProRes is encoded to MP4 H264 with High Complexity AAC
• Fixed an issue where video is black when source is MOV AVC created by a Panasonic GH4 and encoded to MOV ProRes • Fixed audio errors when encoding MOV ProRes to MXF XDCAM HD 422
• Fixed a problem where encoding MPEG-TS to MOV XDCAM distorts audio and changes channel order

• Fixed an issue where MP4 H264 files fail to encode to MPEG-TS MPEG2 • Fixed an A/V sync issue with XDCAM
• Re-added support for AVI input
• Fixed a crash where MOV H264 iPhone videos crash immediately

• Fixed an issue where transfer fails to folder name with Cyrillic characters on Windows
• Fixed an issue with incorrect headers in AVC-I output that caused banding in certain players

Feature Requests

• Added 16 channel audio output option in UI

Improvements

• Now support for Apple ProRes 4444 XQ decode • Added support for 10-bit Lanczos resize filter
• WMV output has been re-added to Episode

Improvements for Episode Exporter for Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC Bug Fixes

  • Added support for newer version of Premiere Pro

  • Removed need for rendering large cache files from Premiere Pro before transcoding in Episode

  • Added support for using Named Storage in Premiere Pro

    EPISODE 7.0

    Enhancements and Fixes

    Mac and Windows

    • NEW! Native 64-bit support

    • NEW! 4K support

    • NEW! Added native support for JPEG2000

    • NEW! Added native support for QuickTime Animation (decode)

    • NEW! Added native support for Avid DNxHR and DNxHD

    • NEW! Named Storage now available directly in the UI

    • NEW and IMPROVED! Better encoding presets

    • IMPROVED! HEVC support

    • IMPROVED! Preview functionality

    • IMPROVED! Channel Configuration for mapping audio channels

    • Fixed issue with HDV 1080p using the frame rate filter with 23.976 fps

    • Fixed issue where in/out points in an MXF XDCAM to MOV MJPEG causes memory allocation error

    • Fixed issue where enabling the High Pass/Low Pass Audio filter crashed when submitted.

    • Fixed issue where Episode was unable to decode AAC 5.1 or 7.1

    • Fixed issue where MOV HDV encoded file has audio sync error

    • Fixed issue where Episode was unable to decode MOV MPEG HDV files

    • Fixed issue where MBR fails to deliver package when source is WMV

    • Fixed issue where MOV container DV encoders were failing to make a file

    • Fixed Avid DNxHD 180 10-bit decoder error

    • Fixed issue where MXF DNxHD files created in Episode failed to decode in Episode

    • Fixed issue where AES audio doesn’t work in MPEG-TS

    • Fixed issue where AES audio in transport streams has the wrong channel order

    • Fixed issue where encoding YUV MOV file added static to the audio

    • Fixed issue where QuickTime timecode track was not being decoded and passed along for DNxHR sources

    • Fixed issue where using ProRes 4444 or 4444xq as source made the chroma slide off in the last frames

    • Fixed issue where Episode could not duplicate image sequence source template

    • Fixed issue where MXF Op1a MPEG2 to MP4 H264 audio was distorted

    • Fixed problem where video start time was 1 frame delayed in M4V file format

    • Fixed a number of remote desktop issues

    • Fixed issue where encoding from ProRes 4444HQ ProRes 422HQ Would fail at 1920 x 1080

    • Fixed issue where encoding to AIFF the audio tracks were re-mapped to the wrong order
       

  • Fixed issue where audio became distorted with MPEG4 ProRes MOV with AAC audio was encoded with H264.

  • Fixed problem where dragging workflows/sources/encoders/destinations into workflow editor freezes UI

  • Fixed issue where closed curly bracket in file name causes Episode monitor to stop

  • Fixed issue where encoding H264 MOV to H264 MOV with in/out points causes audio issue

  • Fixed problem with files that were encoding while ingesting

  • Fixed problem where Episode would reorder audio channels when no audio filter is selected or pass-through is used.

  • Fixed issue where Episode could not decode an AVC file wrapped in an MPEG-TS

  • Added the SMPTE channel map order

  • Fixed problem where captioning data was not be passed through to H264 codecs

  • Fixed a crash when resizing a 720 x 576 file to HD

  • Fixed a problem where encoding an MPEG4 AVC file to ProRes caused a memory allocation error

  • Fixed problem where AAC audio did not propagate to analyzeFile CLI and XML/RPC command

  • Fixed issue where encoded files were not moving to an output folder on Harmonic Media Grid systems

  • Fixes issue where Episode UI was crashing on a Windows cluster host via RDP

  • Added the Lanczos resize method to Episode

  • Fixed problem were encoded MOV DV video won’t import into Adobe Premiere Pro

    Mac only

  • Fixed issue where errors appear when encoding with AAC and sample rate filter (Mac only)

    Windows only

  • Fixed crash when transcoding QuickTime reference files (Windows only)

  • Fixed issue where priority can’t be changed on submitted workflows (Windows only)

  • Fixed a crash when moving a watch folder to a deployment (Windows only)

  • Fixed issue where clearing cache in Episode deletes PrivateCache folder thus causing problems with future transcodes (Windows only)

  • Fixed crash when saving a deployment task (Windows only)

  • Fixed issue where FTP bookmark failed to connect to FTP server (Windows only)

  • Fixed issue where program data was being put in the wrong folder (Windows only)

    For more information on Episode, Episode Pro, Episode Engine and other Telestream products, visit http://www.telestream.net. NOTE: For CLI users, the bin folder has moved to /Applications/Episode.app/Contents/Resources/engine/bin

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