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xLights 2016.10 released, new Video effect and built in FFMPEG libraries

Started by smeighan, March 03, 2016, 01:43:47 PM

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xLights Release 2016.10

This release adds the video/audio file formats from ffmpeg library into xLights.

You will see that the file size got bigger, about 1.5mb larger.

Keith: New effect Video

    No longer need to worry about CBR vs VBR

    Many more audio and video files now supported

Dan: Be sure to try out new Layer Blending

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Issue Tracker is found here:



2016.10  Mar 3, 2016

   -- enh (keithsw) Support old-school CTRL-INSERT, SHIFT-INSERT and SHIFT-DELETE (windows only)

    -- bug (dkulp)   Fix probelm with first pixel with grouped arches in SingleStrand . Fixes #474

    -- bug (dkulp)   Fix crash on close when preview running

    -- bug (dkulp)   Fix color/blur sliders not updating to defaults.  Fixes #477.  Fixes #476.

    -- enh (dkulp)   Split Layer Timing panel into two panels (Layer Blending and Layer Settings)

    -- bug (dkulp)   Fix duplicate effect data problems if seq data exceeds 4GB (64bit only)

                  This failure was found when testing a sequence of 900K channels on a MAC

    -- enh (dkulp)   Add begin/end effect transitions

    -- enh (gil)     Update Morph to use all 8 colors allowing 6 color tails.

    -- enh (keithsw) Add video effect. Now supports *.mp4, *.mpg, *.avi, *.mov, *.flv, *.mkv, *.asf

    -- bug (gil)     Fix crash when moving effect left or right with arrow keys and not timing track active.  Fixes #473.

    -- enh (keithsw) Replace media handling with ffmpeg and SDL eliminating the VBR problem and adding new media support.

    -- enh (keithsw) Add tooltips to explain controller and channel a xLights channel maps to

    -- enh (keithsw) Handle movement of show directory (as long as it isnt renamed) automatically
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