TMPGEnc Authoring Works 5

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Revision History
 TMPGEnc Authoring Works 5 Version - July 5, 2016

Corrections Fixed: Occasionally the Post-output process could not work correctly depending on the environment.
Fixed: Occasionally some frames were corrupted when decoding a H.264/AVC video stream with the Standard decoder in a specific environment.
Other corrections.

 TMPGEnc Authoring Works 5 Version - June 24, 2016

Corrections Fixed: Occasionally a MPEG file for DVD which was exported by TMPGEnc Video Mastering Works 6 could not be imported.
Fixed: Occasionally an error occurred when launching the application if the jump list control file of Windows had been corrupted.
Fixed: Detected incorrectly as SR when importing a H.264/AVC MBAFF file and a non-MBAFF file into the same track (set in Connect Clip Setting mode) even if these formats were different.
Fixed: An invalid audio rate control error occurred at output when importing a Dolby Digital 4.1 Surround audio.
Fixed: Occasionally could not exit the Disc Writing Tool if the "Trying to revoke a drop target that has not been registered" dialog was displayed after writing completion.
Fixed: The displayed positions of the subtitles in an outputted file was shifted when the outputted file was added with an MPEG audio which had the wrong padding data into a color matte video.
Fixed: The disc title of the Blu-ray (BDMV) settings could not be displayed correctly when played in a player device.
Fixed: The menu wizard could not work correctly when an absent path was set as the temporary folder path in the Preferences > General Settings.
Fixed: Occasionally the end of a few frames which could be smart rendered was encoded.
Fixed: Could not smart render the clips in spite of each clip having a different Color difference QP offset but could be smart rendered.
Fixed: An error occurred when importing a Xvid file via the AVI file reader.
Fixed: Occasionally the "The clip cannot be linked" error occurred at output when the "Always encode chapter into I Picture" option of the track video settings was disabled in the DVD Video authoring.
Fixed: A clip split point was changed to a keyframe when cutting the previous frame of the clip split point.
Fixed: Occasionally the output bitrate became half of the setting when outputting a H.264/AVC non-MBAFF file at re-encoding.
Other corrections.

 TMPGEnc Authoring Works 5 Version - July 29, 2015

Other Now officially supports Windows 10.
Other corrections.

 TMPGEnc Authoring Works 5 Version - July 1, 2014

New Supports PGMX file import and title selection.
With this support, it is able to import multiple titles, audio and subtitles streams from a PGMX file.
Corrections Fixed: In the BDMV/AVCHD output, an error occurred when outputting the menu which was set in 1920x1080 29.97fps interlaced.
Fixed: In the menu edit window, an error occurred when editing a text repeatedly in the locked item edit window due to the fact that the preview area becomes narrower.
Fixed: Displayed only a three-digit number for the edit box of the size and location for a menu part in the menu edit window.
Fixed: Could not display the edit rectangle correctly for an added title or note page when creating an original menu.
Fixed: The Audio or Subtitle button could not be displayed even if several audio or subtitle streams existed when creating a title page for a track menu.
Fixed: The cursor for entering a serial number could not be displayed in the license window.
Fixed: Could not display an imported DVB subtitle correctly in regards to its size or position.
Fixed: Could not add a chapter or clip split point to the 0 sec. position when using the Advanced Chapter tool.
Fixed: Could not import the subtitles data correctly in the Subtitle Edit window, which was saved with the "up to the end" option.
Fixed: The registered order was reversed when importing several clips with the "open with the Clip Edit window" option.
Fixed: Detected a MPEG-4 AVC High@L4.1 clip as "FR" during AVCHD output mode.
Fixed: Could not import a UTF-8 file with BOM correctly when importing it as an xsubtitle in the Subtitle Edit window.
Fixed: The length of the last clip among split clips was not applied correctly if the splitting was done prior to applying it to the Source Stage.
Other corrections.

 TMPGEnc Authoring Works 5 Version - May 20, 2014

New Now supports the TMPGEnc Movie Plug-in Commercial Candidates Detector (Sold Separately).
Along with this support, the following functions are added:
  • Added [Move to previous/next frame] in the right-click menu of the Chapter list.
  • Added the One-time cut option for the split-ranges in the Cut-edit menu. It is capable of cutting all blue(CTRL+E) or orange(CTRL+R) ranges at once.
  • Added the output as split points option in the Advanced Chapter tool.
  • Increased the maximum number of the split points from 30 to 99.
  • Changed to select the corresponding keyframe when jumping to another keyframe on the seek bar by using the keyboard short-cut [CTRL+←→].
Supports XAVC S files import.
XAVC, which is developed by the Sony corporation, is a new standard format for 4K and HD videos. XAVC S is one of the standards mainly for consumer devices and software.
Optimized the detection method for importing a SRT file.
If a problem occurs when importing a SRT file, please try selecting the "Auto detection" option in the open file dialog.
Improved Improved to load a TS file that lacks PAT, PMT or other important header data as much as possible.
Improved to become available to adjust the audio gap as much as possible when loading a MP4 file that was recorded on a smart phone as non-standard data.
Allows a small gap of the time stamp in MPEG-4 AVC data created by a specific device to support smart-rendering.
Supports importing Full HD movies (H.264, ADPCM and MOV container) recorded by the CASIO EX-F1.
MPEG-4 AVC (x264) encoder updated.
Along with this support, improved to reduce noise which occurred in specific field-encoded data in a smart-rendered file.
Fixed Fixed: Removed the correct subtitles which was located in the same frames as flashing subtitles when importing a TS file.
Fixed: Fixed to load only the first language data when subtitle steams have several language data. In this case, the second and subsequent language data will be removed.
Fixed: Fixed to re-encode the range of a non-filed picture pair when smart-rendering MPEG-4 AVC data.
Along with this support, reduces the stream error when outputting a MPEG-4 AVC data with smart-rendering.
Fixed: Occasionally the Linear PCM audio length was shortened after importing from MPEG-2 PS/TS, MP4, MKV or other containers.
Fixed: Increased the maximum size of the data analyzing to correctly import MPEG-4 AVC data which has incorrect header data.
Fixed: Could not import a MKV file which contained an ADTS type AAC audio stream.
Fixed: Detected a specific normal flac file as an invalid file via the MPEG file reader.
Fixed: Occasionally the audio stream specification of the QuickTime 7 file reader did not work correctly.
Fixed: The last frame's subtitle disappeared when setting the "to the end of the clip" option in the subtitle edit window.
Fixed: An error occurred when switching between the clip property window and subtitle edit window after remove a imported source subtitle.
Fixed: Could not correctly output the [Play] and [Play All Tracks] buttons in the Menu item creation tool even if they were set correctly.
Other To improve working speed, the file cache function will be used when the current environment is a 64bit OS and has 4GB or more of memory.
Changed: Changed to make it possible to output even if the current chapters in a track exceeds the maximum numbers of chapters which is 99.
Other corrections.

 TMPGEnc Authoring Works 5 Version - September 3, 2013

Corrections Fixed: When a value of a track bitrate was changed, the Estimated size value was not refreshed until moving to the Output stage.
Fixed: In the AVCHD for DVD output, the Custom target size would not work.
Changed: Changed to not use a "comma" for the Estimated size value.

 TMPGEnc Authoring Works 5 Version - August 23, 2013

Corrections Fixed: Could not recognize some supported subtitles recorded by specific AVCHD cams.
Fixed: The color determination has been changed for files recorded by "GoPro HD HERO3®" with the firmware from April 24 2013.
Fixed: Consumed too much memory when the MPEG-4 AVC source file had an invalid slice header.
Fixed: Did not import the specific DVD-video file even if the file list was displayed.
Fixed: An audio stream (Dolby Digital) could not be recognized when importing an MPEG file which was created by specific DVD authoring software.Fixed: An audio stream (Dolby Digital) could not be recognized when importing an MPEG file which was created by specific DVD authoring software.
Fixed: Could not display the Clip addition method window after selecting multiple clips in the TS title selection window.
Fixed: An error occurred when adding a specific audio file while the connect clips setting was enabled for the track.
Fixed: An error occurred when importing specific BDAV data by using the source wizard.
Fixed: An error occasionally occurred when the Transition edit window opened multiple times.
Fixed: The write from to left check-box was selectable even if the Write vertically check-box was off in the Layout settings of the Subtitle edit window.
Fixed: Made the current slider-bar position move to a cut point after the cut in the Cut & chapter window.
Fixed: An error occurred at 50% progress when outputting a source file which was being imported via the VFAPI plug-in with x264 VBR 2-pass settings.
Fixed: An error occurred at output when the original pictures output option was enabled, and a copied slide-show clip and the source clip existed in a same project.
Changed: Changed not to enable the QuickTime 7 reader in an environment where the Apple Application Support was not installed. (Please install QuickTime 7.7.4 or later if you wish to use the reader.)
Fixed: An error occurred when dragging a clip from one TMPGEnc Authoring Works 5 instance onto a track list of the another TMPGEnc Authoring Works 5 instance.
Fixed: A slide-show clip was not recognized from a project when importing the project file created by TMPGEnc DVD Author 3/TMPGEnc Authoring Works 4.
Fixed: A format error occurred when importing a project file which was created by Ver.5.0xx even if specifying the correct path in case the file directory was changed.
Other minor corrections.

 TMPGEnc Authoring Works 5 Version - April 9, 2013

New The "Clip format checker" is now available in the source stage. The Clip format checker window will appear by clicking the FR (Full-rendering) icon on the thumbnail of a clip, which provides the reason why the clip has been determined as FR in the current track.
Now compatible with TMPGEnc Status Messenger.
Supports FLAC audio file import.
Supports loading and applying the rotation flag of MP4/MKV containers and pictures with EXIF data.
The "Open with Conversion" button is available on the Start window which is capable of converting the saved project's output format to another format. For more details, please refer to the HELP file.
*This function is not available for the Trial version.
The Menu item creator is now available in the Advanced tools. It provides you to easily create your own original menu parts by using your pictures, PSD files or other files. For more details, please refer to the HELP file.
Supports Blu-ray (BDMV) /AVCHD output from GoPro HERO3 recording files.
*Does not apply to non-standard Blu-ray resolution footage (1280×960 for example)
The new option "Copy/Paste the effects settings" appears in the right-click menu for each menu item in the Menu edit window. For more details, please refer to the HELP file.
Improved/Changed Improved: Made preparing time shorter until starting output by optimizing the memory usage for output.
Improved: Reduced the memory usage when decoding MPEG-4 AVC.
Improved: MP4 files which are encoded PICAFF files can be smart-rendered.
*Except for non-standard output formats, or when MBAFF file exists with such PICAFF file.
Changed to display only Program files if the content is same between a program and a playlist at the TS tile selection.
Changed to add the program name to the chapter name when the TS fie has a program name when using the TS title selection.
Improved: The selected color of the subtitle list in the subtitle edit window is changed to be more clear.
Changed so that chapter names will also be contained into the file when saving a keyframe file.
Improved the movement of the volume uniformization "Average" filter to get closer to a more average value. As a result of this, the prior version of the "Average" filter is displayed as "Average (legacy)".
Improved to further display the size of the menu as close as possible to actual size in the Simulation screen.
Changed to display the font list in 2 patterns which are normal and designed(font) text.
Supports 16-bit PSD file import.
Changed name of the image and picture file reader to the image file reader throughout the program.
Changed so user templates created by the trial version can be loaded.
Updated the burning engine.
Improved to adjust and load a MP4 file that has incorrect header data as much as possible.
Improved to adjust and load broken AAC audio in a MP4 container. Such broken ranges will not have audio.
Optimized the detection method in the MPEG reader to set as SR for the files that have different header data from the actual data.
Updated the WebM decoder in order to load the files which cause some errors in the previous version.
Changed the maximum bitrate for the AVCHD for Progressive output from 27125kbps to 27150 kbps.
Corrections (Import) Fixed: A SEH error would occur while editing a MPEG-4 AVC file.
Fixed: Could not correctly load a jpeg file that was saved by specific software.
Fixed: Occasionally could not load the second or more audio streams of a specific TS file.
Fixed: A noise occurred when outputting AAC audio data after the channel mode changed.
Fixed: Could not correctly recognize flashing subtitle data.
Changed the loading selection order of the streams to the multiplexed order when loading by the MPEG reader.
*This correction will occur when the first video and audio stream is different from that of the project saved by previous a version. Please check it in that case.
Fixed: Occasionally could not decode video correctly when the Media Foundation reader is used.
Fixed: When decoding MPEG-4 AVC data recorded by a specific device, the video would be changed to a green color with block noise.
Fixed: When loading transparent subtitle data for BDMV/AVCHD, the data would be loaded as completely transparent data.
Fixed: When decoding MPEG-4 AVC data recorded by specific AVCHD camcorders, the video would be blurred.
Corrections (Output) Fixed: When using the Intel Media SDK (Hardware), the output bitrate control of CBR mode did not work correctly.
Fixed: The encoder changed the output file's level without user control when outputting by using the Intel Media SDK (Hardware).
Fixed: Occasionally an invalid memory type error occurred when the CUDA function is enabled.
Fixed: When the aspect ratio of a file loaded by the BD/DVD/TS reader was changed, the file could not be smart-rendered.
Fixed: The output preview size option "Display at window size" did not work.
Corrections (Editing) Fixed: A SEH error occurred when seeking a TS file which contains subtitle data.
Fixed: When the "align beginning of each line" option was disabled, the line header of the same two inputted contents in 2 rows were not aligned.
Fixed: An error occurred when adding an audio to the (connect clips setting) track where a slide-show clip exists.
Fixed : When replacing audio being set to loop with another audio source, the loop duration would not reflect the duration of the new audio.
Fixed: When the disc insertion option is set to display the top menu, the focus moved to the last track during playback.
Fixed: When changing a track name by double-clicking it in the menu edit window, occasionally the inputted name would not be reflected correctly.
Fixed: In the DVD-Video output format, when all the "chapter end action" options were set to "back to the menu", occasionally it would suddenly return to the menu during playback.
Corrections (Other) Changed: In the Windows 7 jump list, "open previously outputted project" subject was moved to the Tasks group.
Changed the compatibility of the project file. Along with this correction, older versions cannot load project files saved with this version or later.
Changed: The sensitivity of the audio waveform display has been improved to display softer and finer sound.
Fixed: In the NVIDIA graphics environment, when the "balance" or "quality" was set in the NVIDIA control panel, the video playing in the cut-edit window would occasionally fall into disorder.
Other minor corrections.

 TMPGEnc Authoring Works 5 Version - April 20, 2012

Corrected (Output) Fixed an issue where subtitles are not displayed correctly when you play a Blu-ray created with TMPGEnc Authoring Works 5 version

Details: A bug causes the subtitle data to fall outside of specifications for a Blu-ray Disc project created by TMPGEnc Authoring Works 5 version If you created a Blu-ray Project with subtitle data using version, we recommend you re-output the project using this update in order to ensure proper playback on a Blu-ray player. We apologize for this inconvenience.

 TMPGEnc Authoring Works 5 Version - April 18, 2012

Improved (Output) Now supports Intel Media SDK 2012 for Intel® Quick Sync Video and the hardware decoders.
Changed (Output) The x264 encoder engine (x264) has been updated.
Corrected (Playback, editing, filters) Sometimes would freeze while refreshing the thumbnail list on the menu page edit window.
Could not display close buttons or similar materials on the Blu-ray pop-up pages when creating menu pages with a user template once it is saved.
Other Other minor corrections.

 TMPGEnc Authoring Works 5 Version - March 13, 2012

First Released Version.