Boris RED - 5.3.0 Release Notes


May 9, 2013
tags: Media 100, RED, Soundbite

RED 5.3 Release Notes

 

This document updates the changes made since the 7/26/2012 RED release.

Features

The following are the major new features for this release:

Preview to monitor has been implemented.

On Mac the following hardware vendors are supported
  • AJA hardware running AJA drivers 10.4 and higher (Kona 3G, Kona 3, Kona LHe Plus, Kona LHi, IO Express, Io XT, T-Tap)
  • Blackmagic cards running the DeckLink drivers
  • Matrox MXO2 hardware family: Requires 10.8 or later. Any hardware that implements the Core Media I/O interface - Requires 10.8 or later

On Windows the following hardware vendors are supported

  • AJA hardware running AJA drivers 10.3 and higher (Kona 3G, Kona 3, Kona LHe Plus, Kona LHi, IO Express, Io XT, T-Tap)
  • Blackmagic cards running the DeckLink drivers

Audio support has been added on the Mac - Some features require 10.7 or later

Support for audio samples rates > 64 KHz is now supported on the Mac

Added support for Apple Retina Display MacBooks

Bug Fixes

The following are the user observable bug fixes made since the RED 5.2 release.

  • Styles font dialog: The dialog prompting that a certain font is not available on the user's system appears truncated
  • Text Scroll bar does not show up in the text window when size percentage is increased.
  • Register dialog: Erroneous message when verifying with an incorrect serial
  • Image brushes are not getting installed on windows platform
  • 16-bit rendering Color shift in Avid when you render in 16-bit depth
  • Import picture: Importing large JPEG files in 10.7 crashes Avid
  • Gradient editor live update feature is not updating image
  • Insert Text: When inserting large text file RED will crash as it tries to update.
  • Installer takes a long time before it actually starts installing the product on Windows
  • Insert Composition: Insert composition does not work if you have a face track highlighted in the timeline.
  • Scroll Bars cannot use mouse scroll to vertically scroll in the comp window.
  • Undo/redo. Undoing after deleting text twice will not work
  • Paint Animated paint in 16 bit will crash RED if you export it as an image file.
  • Pressing the Shift key & Command or Control dragging does not draw a Circle or a Square centered around the cursor as described in the User Guide
  • Preview channel: Change preview channel does not work in RED x64 when OpenGL and 16-bit are on
  • Saving RED as a preset in Premiere CS6 and launching the UI will cause a crash
  • Selected keyframe time does not update when the keyboard short cuts Cmd--> Cmd-<- are used to change its position.
  • Installer. Installing only the plugin to host without the standalone will not install the uninstaller.
  • Mac Language packs do not work
  • RED crashes when preview to RAM and then stopping
  • Mac OS 10 7/10 8 If a drive name has a special character then you get "Cannot find prmL resource file" message when RED is launched
  • RED standalone: The range button skips when you click on it in a zoomed timeline.
  • All Win OS Using the numeric field/mouse wheel for V2 track's parameter values affects the V1 track as well.
  • All Mac "Use Fonts in Fonts Menu" preference does not work.
  • All Mac Fonts are listed in Descending order unlike in x32bit where they are listed in ascending order
  • Retina display- Bezier handles do not show live update with OGL on
  • Even with video track selected filter applies as separate track

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