TMPGEnc MPEG Smart Renderer 4

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Revision History
 Version - July 29, 2015

Improved Smart rendering support for MOV files which were recorded by the FinePix XP series.
Improved to import the Dolby Digital audio source as much as possible even if the audio has invalid padding data.
Enhanced the maximum size to 384 MB for still picture importing.
Corrected Fixed: The Failed to start the output process (193) error occurred when exporting if the specific program file name existed in the "Program" folder of Windows.
Fixed: Could not read the whole duration when importing certain MKV files even if the file is normal.
Fixed: The bitrate of a re-encoded part became half than the specified value when the master clip video format is H.264/AVC and non-MBAFF.
Fixed: A few header frames were re-encoded even if the range can be smart rendered.
Other Now officially supports Windows 10.
Other corrections.

 Version - September 15, 2014

Fixed Occasionally, the "An Items Control is inconsistent with its items source." error occurred when outputting the keyframes/clip spilt points after detection of the commercial candidates.
Occasionally, the "An Items Control is inconsistent with its items source." error occurred in the source window.
Other corrections.

 Version - July 31, 2014

New The post processing function is added to the Pre-Commercial Candidates Detection.
  • When the Pre-Commercial Candidates Detection completes, registers detected candidate positions as keyframes automatically without opening the Cut window.
  • This option is available in the [Commercial Candidates Detector] of the Preferences. For more details, please refer to the HELP file.
Corrections Fixed: The "Add keyframes within the current selection only" option in the Advanced Keyframe Tool did not work correctly.
Fixed: when a very short length program (e.g. 1 sec or less) exists in a play list, the subsequent programs could not be imported in the TS title selection.
Other corrections.

 Version - June 25, 2014

New Supports PGMX file import and title selection.
Along with this support, it is capable of importing multiple titles and audio streams in a PGMX file.
Able to re-analyze an already analyzed clip in the commercial candidates detection function.
Supports importing image files (.bmp, .jpg, .jpeg, .psd, .png, etc.)
*Image files by themselves cannot be output; they require a master clip when outputting.
Improved Changed the display order of the folder tree to the same as Windows OS when importing a DVD/BD/AVCHD source with the Source Wizard.
Supports importing the language information of the audio in BDAV data.
Enhanced the readable range of the MKV file format.
Supports smart rendering for BeastVisionHD recorded files.
Corrections Fixed the MPEG file reader as follows:
  • Occasionally the Linear PCM audio length was shortened after importing from an MPEG-2 PS/TS, MP4, MKV or other containers.
  • A part of the video in a MKV file which was created by a certain application became jittery.
  • Could not import a MKV which contained an ADTS type AAC audio.
Fixed: Occasionally could not display thumbnails in the TS Title Selection.
Fixed: Could not import chapter names when importing a keyframe file which includes chapter names.
Fixed: An application error occurred when replacing a source file with an unsupported file in the Clip Information Panel.
Fixed: Some noise occurred when playing the outputted AAC audio on devices which do not support the TNS compression algorithm.
Fixed: Occasionally the keyframes which exist outside of the selected ranges were removed or shifted when closing the Clip Edit window while in the Audio Filter Edit tab.
Fixed: Occasionally an out of memory error occurred when outputting a lot of clips by using the "Individual Clips (Smart Rendering Prioritized)" mode.
Fixed: Occasionally would freeze when overwriting a batch job during a batch linking.
Other minor corrections.

 Version - Sept 18, 2013

Improved Improved: The x264 encoder engine (x264) has been updated.
Improved: The smart-rendering engine for H.264/AVC has been updated.
  • Raised the corresponding range to be smart-rendered.
  • Improved re-encoding rate for an invalid or broken date range.
  • Reinforced the Blu-ray/AVCHD standard compatibility.
Improved: The general smart-rendering engine has been updated.
-Loosened the checking persistence of the time-stamp in a clip to increase the range to be smart-rendered.
Corrections Fixed: In the Commercial candidates detection, output keyframes could not be applied completely to a clip when the clip had a lot of detection points.
Fixed: Occasionally the application crashed when importing a broken FLV container file.
Fixed: Occasionally the error "You cannot use the x264 encoder with the current settings" appeared when outputting a MP4/MKV file with the performance setting set at "Speed Prioritized +1".
Fixed: Could not finish an output completely when outputting a project which had over several hundred GB as the output file size.
Fixed: The update frequency of the preview during outputting was not appropriate.
Fixed: Occasionally the Processor Affinity setting dropped during running the application.
Fixed : Froze when saving a project while shutting-down if the Project Naming Convention was set to {First clip name}.
Fixed: Occasionally a part of preserved data was not carried over correctly when the application was installed over a previous install.
Other minor corrections.

 Version - July 24, 2013

New The Pre-Commercial Candidates Detection function is now available.
Each clip can be analyzed without opening the Cut window. It can be started by clicking the "Pre-Commercial Candidates Detection" menu (or CTRL+D). When it applies to multiple clips, the clips will then be analyzed continuously. For more details, please refer to the HELP file.
Improved Improved to preserve the results of the detected commercial candidates.
(The result is cleared when an edit is done which affects the result of the detected commercial candidates.)
Improved to synchronize the selected focus of the keyframe list with the Ctrl + ← → key moves.
Added a new option "Commercial Candidates Detector" in the Preferences that sets the local mode ("for Outside of Japan" and "for Japan") for contents you wish to handle.
Improved: Optimized the algorithm of the Commercial Candidates Detector.
Optimized the accuracy of the specified interval insertion of the Advanced Keyframe Tool.
Fixed Fixed: Occasionally froze when being copied to the clipboard in the Edit Clip Name window, or being taken a screenshot by a specific procedure.
Fixed: An error occurred when importing specific BDAV data by using the source wizard.
Fixed: Consumed too much memory when the MPEG-4 AVC source file had an invalid slice header.
Fixed: Parts of movie-fragment-type MP4 files could not be recognized.
Fixed: MPEG-2 with a LinearPCM audio file which was created by specific software could not be recognized.
Fixed: Consumed too much memory when outputting the FLAC audio.
Fixed: Occasionally made an audio gap when outputting FLAC audio which was in the connected clips or the detail sliced clip.
Fixed: Other corrections

 Version - June 11, 2013

Improved Improved to import a MKV file that has incorrect data in the extension field of the container as much as possible.
Fixed Fixed: Occasionally a keyframe/split point could not be set to the correct position.
Fixed: The Bilingual Settings could not be changed when the channel mode of a source audio was 2ch dual.
Fixed: Occasionally the keyboard short cut [¨] would not work in the Clip Edit Window.
Fixed: Occasionally would not respond when clicking on a keyframe mark which was very close to a split point in the Clip Edit Window.
Fixed: Even though it was recognized as "Smart (Master)", a 2:2 pull down H.264/AVC file was re-encoded when the output target was an MPEG, MP4 or MKV file.
Fixed: An audio stream (Dolby) could not be recognized when importing an MPEG file which was created by specific DVD authoring software.
Fixed: Other corrections

 Version - May 16, 2013

Fixed Fixed: The user output settings which was set in the Version or older was not taken over correctly.
Fixed: An error occurred while starting output when a file which has the specific color space (ITU-R BT.470-2 System M etc.. ) was being imported.
Fixed: Could not import a file which has different timestamps in the middle of the file through TS file reader.
Fixed: The "Move directly to the point when clicking on the seek bar" option in the preferences worked despite the option being disabled.

 Version - May 15, 2013

New New: The Dolby Audio Analyzer is available for an audio stream that has several channel modes. By using this new function, you can recognize ranges of the channel mode being changed. For more details, please refer to the HELP file.
*This option can be used in the Clip Properties Panel.
Improved Improved: Optimized the algorithm of the Commercial Candidates Detector.
Improved: Made the file output speed faster in the 64-bit Windows environment.
Improved: Added the "Project File Naming Convention" which can set a first clip name in the clip list to the default project file name.
*This option is available in the Preferences-->Project Settings.
Improved: Now capable of importing each resolution file if a Blu-ray title has several resolution files by using the Blu-ray title selection.
Improved: Supports importing Level 5.2 MPEG-4 AVC videos.
Improved: Improved to adjust a file level to the actual level if possible when the file has a different level described in the header from the actual data stream in MPEG-4 AVC files.
Improved: Supports importing the QuickTime type MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/Linear PCM) files.
Improved: The disc burning engine has been updated.
Improved: Supports importing the original format type Blu-ray data(has Linear PCM audio) outputted by specific software.
*This option only applies for the Blu-ray title selection.
Improved: Supports importing a non-standard MP4 file recorded by specific smart phones.
Corrections Fixed: When there was a job registered in the Batch tool but the source file of the job did not exist, the Batch tool would crash when registering a new job.
Fixed: When writing a disc, occasionally the written data was not correct depending on the situation of the data transfer.
Fixed: Part of the fonts were not displayed correctly in the Title preview.
Fixed: Occasionally keyframes remained which were in a cut range despite cutting after the range.
Fixed: The Set start/end frame buttons did not work in the Cut window after moving from the Title window or Audio Filters window.
Fixed: The bilingual setting would change unintentionally after changing the audio stream in the Audio Stream Settings.
Fixed: The selected focus would return to the prior clip when selecting another clip quickly by using the keyboard cursor.
Fixed: An error occurred when outputting a video which was recorded in "GoPro HD HERO3®" with the firmware on 24th Apr 2013.
Other minor corrections.

 Version - February 28, 2013

New The Commercial Candidates Detector is now available (it can be assessed from the Cut-Editor's Edit Menu).
Supports Blu-ray (BDAV) output from GoPro HERO3 recording files.
*Does not apply to non-standard Blu-ray resolution footage (1280×960 for example)
Supports loading and applying the rotation flag of MP4/MKV containers, and also supports setting the flag in MP4 file output.
Supports the MP4/MKV rotation flag import and output.
*Upon outputting, it is available only for MP4(H.264/AVC) files.
The "Standard Decoder (High-Speed)" is now available for MPEG-4/AVC stream decoding and can be set in the MPEG Decoder Settings in the preferences.
*This decoder may have benefits in terms of speed or other attributes. However, depending on the system environment or source files, cut-editing or encoding may become unstable.
If problems arise, return the setting to the Standard Decoder and verify if this corrects the issue.
Improved Added the "Disable loading modules for CUDA setting at startup to reduce memory usage" option in the CUDA preferences.
*When you check this option, the CUDA functions will be disabled.
Added the "Decrease the number of threads to reduce memory usage" option in the multithread preferences.
*This option might improve program stability but might also cause decoding performance degradation.
Added the Keyframe/Clip split point move tool to the right-click menu in the keyframe list.
Improved to now copy the name of the clip to the file's "save as" dialog box when saving a keyframe list.
Added the "Use Same Source as Video" option to the settings of the audio source properties.
Improved to now display a stream ID of the audio source in the audio source properties.
Added the "Relative" option to the "Jump to Specific Time/Frame" tool. You can specify the Time/Frame to move relative to your current position by using this tool.
Improved the AAC analyzer output so it will not reset cut-edit ranges.
Improved to consider deeply from the parameters such as a duration in order to determine an audio output format.
Support for MP4 file (MPEG-2 Video stream) import.
*It is not possible to set an MP4 container when outputting such a stream and the rotation flag cannot be used.
Added a new option that reduces the noise that occurs at the areas where clips are connected or cut-edits.
*This option is available in the Preferences-->Output Audio Settings.
Added a new option that restricts the selectable audio format being displayed in the File Output Audio Settings to commonly recommended (Player compatibility prioritized).
Improved to now display the output progress in the taskbar.
Changed Changed the default output extension of the MPEG-2 Transport Stream to ".ts".
Fixed Fixed the problem where the selected start and end frames are also cut when the "Cut unselected frames" tool is used.
Fixed the problem where the output parameters set in the BDAV output settings of a project will be reset after the project file loads.
Fixed the problem where the overhead is not included in the value of the total bitrate displayed in the warning for an output.
Fixed the problem where some keyboard shortcuts which are only for the Cut window can be used in the Audio filter and Title windows.
Fixed the problem where the "Encode Keyframes into I-Frames" option does not work correctly when outputting MPEG-4 AVC streams to MP4/MKV files.
Fixed the problem where occasionally the keyboard shortcuts do not work in the Cut and Preview windows due to losing the keyboard focus.
Changed the compatibility of the project file. Along with this correction, older versions cannot load the project files saved with this version or later.
Other minor corrections.

 Version - December 10, 2012

Improved Made it possible to smart-render TS (MPEG-4 AVC Stream) files which have an invalid dpb_output_delay.
*Such files are used in some part of DVB-T or DVB-C broadcast equipment.
Fixed Could not set the output target to MPEG, MP4 and MKV when the input source was SD size/Interlaced/25 fps.

 Version - November 29, 2012

New Now supports cut-editing of files recorded on the iPhone 5.
Improved Improved decoding of interlaced video files when a field is missing.
Updated the Intel Media SDK to version 2012 R3.
Made it possible to select the output target for BDAV files or authoring when the source file's slice type does not match with the BDAV standard.
Remembers the last selection for the Split Method in the cut window.
Added the frames description for the Max Number of GOP Fields in the Clip Properties panel.
Fixed Occasionally recognized only one stream when inputting a video file which has two audio streams.
Deleted most of the padding data of a MPEG-1/2 source file after smart-rendering.
Commas (,) can now be used in the clip name and output file name.
Other Other minor fixes.

 Version - October 30, 2012

First release version.