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NEW Features

  • NEW – Rewritten WebStream Plugin
    • Re-engineered WebStream plug-in with much broader format, codec and network transport support. This is hosted in a new out of process architecture that protects Wirecast from any failure in the plug-in. This enables HLS and MPEG-DASH ingest.
    • Configurable latency of all WebStream network devices
    • Improved discovery of ONVIF devices from the same vendor
  • NEW – Stinger Transitions
    • Stinger Transition support. Through the new stinger transition configuration panel, you can setup movies to use as custom transitions. Support for Apple Animation, ProRes and CineForm alpha channeled QuickTime content.
  • NEW – ‘Smooth Transition’ build in & out properties
    • Added panel for configuring the build in & out animations used when the ‘Smooth’ transition is selected.
  • NEW – Virtual Camera Improvements
    • The virtual camera driver for macOS has been rewritten for faster performance and better compatibility with host applications, including sandboxed apps.
    • Added option to horizontally flip the video going to the virtual camera.
  • NEW – – MacBook Pro Touchbar Switcher
    • Wondered what the Touchbar was for? Wonder no longer: Wirecast adds a quick shot switcher to the Touchbar.

Improvements

  • On-going performance work: Wirecast 11 is speedier than ever, with quicker startup times, significantly faster drop shadow on macOS, and lower CPU on rendering. We’ll continue to build on this work with every release.
  • PTZ support for VISCA over UDP for PTZ Optics & Lumens cameras*.
    *Other brands utilizing VISCA UDP may work but are not officially supported.
  • New ‘Add Reference’ workflow when adding a new shot or layer to control how sources are created
  • Support for Facebook Live Donations
  • Unlimited pagination for Facebook Live Groups and Pages
  • Enabled users with Publish permissions to post to Facebook Groups
  • Switched to the v5 API when publishing to Twitch
  • Added ‘Clear Menu’ in the Recent Documents menu
  • Improved UI layout of Welcome window
  • Enabled copying the license number from Preferences to the clipboard
  • Changed the scale of the data-rate statistics to Mb/s if the data-rate goes over 10,000 Kb/s
  • Added support for TLS v1.2 for RTMPS on Windows
  • Indicate an expired support subscription in the Preferences
  • Lowered Telestream Cloud supported bitrates to 1.25 Mbps
  • Restrict custom canvas size to 1/20 ratio in either dimension
  • Change polling rate of Widget sources with text files to 1/10 of a second
  • Change the name of Web Display source to Web Page
  • Enable HTTPS login for Facebook (this affects any released version of Wirecast with the Facebook Destination)
  • Facebook Live – Portrait (9:16 Aspect Ratio) Encoding Setting

Fixes

  • macOS only: Virtual Camera does not work in sandbox apps
  • macOS only: Virtual Camera does not work in Skype for Business
  • Go button red dot is off-center
  • Adding a Screen Capture from the Add Source UI duplicates the source and uses excessive resources
  • Remove Ustream destination from Telestream Cloud supported destinations
  • Unable to use PTZ presets with Matrox capture cards
  • macOS only: Adding a matte causes the Live output to turn black
  • Newtek NDI Spark Tally lights always indicate a preview state
  • Crash when opening certain Wirecast documents with hotkeys
  • Windows only: Unable to stream using Windows Media Streaming
  • macOS only: Crash when editing an Audio Output device
  • macOS only: Small memory leak when opening windows
  • macOS only: Recording a Prores MOV file always drops frames at the start
  • macOS only: Multi-Track Input Mapper Track Labels are not aligned
  • Facebook Live: previously created Groups are no longer retrieved
  • Periscope stream resets after 2 hours
  • macOS Mojave: Search Text in Add Shot UI is white on white
  • XKeys 128 Preview and Live lights do not remain lit for Clear Layers
  • Unable to change Shot Source Properties without deselecting the shot
  • 18 channel audio input devices were having their audio channels jump around
  • Change wording of “Charity’s Facebook ID” to “Facebook Charity ID”
  • Audio Properties Layout does not display all elements in certain languages
  • Recording an ISO source with mono audio can create invalid recordings
  • Virtual Camera does not work with Polycom RealPresence Desktop on macOS
  • ISO Recordings fail to import into Adobe Premiere
  • Audio Mixer – Moving the audio levels will cause Wirecast to periodically become unresponsive with a Webstream source in the document on Windows
  • Closing a document with Multi-Viewer open can hang Wirecast on macOS
  • FX Names do not have translations
  • Webstream connection failure alert is not translated
  • YouTube destination should auto-select new created events
  • Crash when toggling NDI output quickly
  • Mapping a Keyboard Shortcut to “0” does not work
  • PTZ Controller Map Dot is not positioned correctly using HiDPI monitors on Windows
  • Audio Mixer remains open after closing a Wirecast document on macOS
  • NDI output does not work if started after an NDI source is added to the document on macOS
  • Only allow mono-spaced fonts for Clock Widget
  • Increase size of plus button on HiDPI displays on Windows
  • Long transition names break the playlist transition selector’s alignment on Windows
  • Unsaved changes to shot names should be saved when changing the focus from the shot name field
  • Multi-Viewer tally state is broken
  • Setting the canvas size to 9:16 aspect ratio hides the add shot button on Windows
  • Add a dot to document close window when there are pending changes on macOS
  • Wirecast crashes when adding a Web Display shot with a specific URL on macOS
  • User is not prompted to save document when closing a document after editing Source Properties
  • Highlighting the Welcome Screen document selection text obscures the selected the selected text
  • URI field is blank when adding an ONVIF Webstream source
  • Double clicking a source in the Add Source dialog copies the source name to the clipboard on Windows

Known Issues

  • MacOS – Adding more than one PTZOptics NDI connection to a single machine (regardless of the connecting application) can cause a crash in the application that is the second to connect.
    • Workaround 1 – Disable Multicast
      • Go to the PTZOptics camera admin webpage.
      • Go to the Network Section.
      • Disable Multicast
      • Reboot the camera using the System page.
    • Workaround 2 – Use RTSP instead of NDI
      • Use the newly rewritten WebStream plugin in Wirecast to connect to the RTSP stream.
      • The URL for this stream can be found in your PTZOptics camera’s documentation or admin webpage.

macOS Mojave 10.14 Known Issues

  • Stream Delay does not work
  • RTMP Metadata does not show Keyframe Frequency
  • OnFI Timestamps do not work
  • Meridix and UStream (IBM Cloud) Destinations do not work (workaround is to use RTMP Server Destination)

Fixes

  • Fixed – Crash when starting a stream on macOS Mojave
  • Fixed – 480p Canvas Size does not work on macOS Mojave
  • Fixed – Scoreboard sources do not work on macOS Mojave

NEW Features

  • NEW – Wirecast Restream & Wirecast Live Captions (paid services)
    • Restream: cloud-based redistribution service. Send a single Wirecast stream to multiple destinations and save bandwidth and processing power on your local computer
    • Live Captions: automatically embed CEA-608 closed captions in over 5 difference languages using speech-to-text recognition

Fixes

  • Fixed – Streaming with Telestream Cloud to destinations that require Adobe FMLE/publisher authentication (Akamai)
  • Fixed – Facebook Places broke with the new Facebook Live v3.0 API update
  • Fixed – Crash when opening Output Settings if all Telestream Cloud presets are hidden
  • Fixed – Disabling Twitter/Periscope output destination causes a crash
  • Fixed – Telestream Cloud sign up page is too small on HiDPI monitors on Windows
  • Fixed – Accented characters become “?” in the output caption data

NEW Features

  • NEW – Facebook Crossposting
    • Ability to Crosspost to Pages with an approved relationship established through the Settings on your Facebook Page
    • Crosspost options for Wirecast are found in the Output Settings
  • NEW – Facebook Live Streaming with New Facebook API
    • Create and maintain functionality with Facebook Live API 3.0 for deprecated live streaming functionality for Pages, Profiles, Groups and Events (Wirecast 9 will work only to Pages; Groups and Profiles will no longer be able to live stream to Facebook Live, this includes setting Place); custom RTMP output settings will continue to work.
      • KNOWN ISSUE: Places tagging currently does not work in Wirecast 10 with the new 3.0 API. This is scheduled to be fixed in the next release.
    • Events live stream posting has been permanently deprecated by Facebook
  • NEW – Wirecast Restream & Wirecast Live Captions **TECHNICAL PREVIEW**
    • New cloud-based features for restreaming a single live stream to Telestream Cloud and on to several destinations
    • Ability to add live transcription closed captions to any live stream
    • Restream and Live Captions will be in a Technical Preview in Wirecast 10.0; use of the features in trial mode (5,000 minutes trial usage) and feedback to the Wirecast team are highly encouraged
  • NEW – Microsoft Stream Live Destination
    • Adding new Microsoft Stream Live destination in Output Settings

Fixes & Improvements

  • Improvement – Always restore previously selected folder when adding media files
  • Improvement – Add Pro Badge to PTZ Preset Recall in Shot Layer Properties
  • Improvement – PTZ: add mechanism to prevent preset recall when selecting shots
  • Improvement – Indicate Streaming Status in the Taskbar Icon
  • Improvement – Add Recent, Frequent, Open Empty Document and Open Support Assistant to the Windows Taskbar right-click icon on Windows
  • Improvement – XKeys Controller: Color the Title bar of shots to match the color of XKeys Controller
  • Improvement – Add option to color the title bar of every shot on each master layer in the preferences
  • Improvement – Add System Output to audio output devices on macOS
  • Improvement – Update NDI SDK to v3.5
  • Improvement – Add menu access for OLE scripting API
  • Improvement – 48 KHZ audio option for RTP encoder
  • Improvement – Render audio internally at 48 khz
  • Improvement – Add support for playback of CineFormHD files, including Alpha support
  • Improvement – Move 'Favorites' and 'All' to the top of the add source UI
  • Improvement – Remove ISO button from UI when License level is not Pro
  • Fixed – Crash when clicking on the context menu of a shot that contains a '[no media]' layer
  • Fixed – No audio input after closing and reopening document
  • Fixed – Wirecast shows up as "Wirecast Application" in the Windows system Volume Mixer control panel
  • Fixed – New text in languages localized as non-ascii does not appear correctly when creating new text shots
  • Fixed – Unable to send shots live after adding video files on macOS
  • Fixed – Open recent file structure is not maintained
  • Fixed – Distorted video with certain Direct Show devices (Logitech and Magewell) on Windows 7
  • Fixed – After upgrading Wirecast, Blackmagic capture cards no longer detect video
  • Fixed – Fatal error with clock or scoreboard shots
  • Fixed – Clock date not localized
  • Fixed – Starting an iOS device can hang Wirecast for up to a minute on macOS High Sierra
  • Fixed – Clicking on the context menu of a disconnected RDP source will hang the app for 4-8 seconds
  • Fixed – Replay+ISO menu names are cutoff in Czech and Dutch
  • Fixed – Unplugging an iOS device will disable video and audio rendering of existing A/V capture sources on macOS
  • Fixed – Cannot change selection from one layer to another in Preview Editing if it overlaps another layer
  • Fixed – Disable system beep when hitting 'Enter' in text entry fields
  • Fixed – PTZ preset recall does not work when there are multiple PTZ presets within the same shot
  • Fixed – Adding an existing Source SDK instance as a new shot/layer will create a new empty instance instead
  • Fixed – WASAPI capture does not work for mono sources (Logitech G930)
  • Fixed – Windows do not maximize with multiple monitors
  • Fixed – Text flickers when switching shots
  • Fixed – Enabling VoiceOver causes a crash when starting an NDI Output
  • Fixed – Solid color shot palette hides hex code
  • Fixed – Animated GIFs are causing performance issues on Windows
  • Fixed – Animated GIFs with transparency are stacking frames until looped
  • Fixed – Teradek StreamReader Plugin Properties Tab has broken UI
  • Fixed – Incorrect font and spacing for buttons on macOS
  • Fixed – Wirecast will use network bandwidth when there are ONVIF IP Cameras on the network even if not added to document
  • Fixed – Unable to publish to Facebook Groups
  • Fixed – Master layer visibility not applied correctly when loading documents
  • Fixed – Rendezvous dashboard window chrome looks out of place with document and other adjunct windows
  • Fixed – Remove "The Cube" destination
  • Fixed – New Text in languages localized as non-ascii does not appear correctly when creating new text shots
  • Fixed – Facebook: Not allowed to select a sponsor
  • Fixed – AJA capture devices are not being filtered from the System Device list on Mac
  • Fixed – Newly Added Sources Don't Always Scale to Fit Properly
  • Fixed – After 10 min an NDI thread starts using a lot of CPU when connected to a source
  • Fixed – Labels in the title selection window are unreadable unless highlighted
  • Fixed – Facebook: Maintain line breaks after restart
  • Fixed – Facebook: Remove support for events
  • Fixed – Convert encoding templates from 44.1 to 48 kHz audio (Default, Facebook Live and YouTube)
  • Fixed – Changing layer order for duplicated shots causes smooth transition to crossfade instead of interpolate
  • Fixed – Windows System Audio Capture should not be running all the time
  • Fixed – Several labels are truncated in PTZ controller menu in localized languages
  • Fixed – No sound when Blackmagic audio delay set to thousandths of a second
  • Fixed – Facebook: fix scheduled events by only showing the user's own events not those owned by accounts they can see (other groups or pages)
  • Fixed – PTZ preset controls should update in shot editor whenever PTZ prefs change
  • Fixed – Prevent the OS from turning off the display/sleeping if an ISO/Replay, Multi-Viewer or WebRTC Session is active
  • Fixed – Rendezvous: Clicking "Start Session" does nothing

Fixes

  • Fixed – Certain Wirecast 8.3 documents crashing when loaded in Wirecast 9.0

NEW Features

  • NEW – XKeys 128 Support
    • Full control of layers, sources and transitions
    • Audio Mixer and Audio Preview controls
    • Start and Stop Wirecast outputs
    • Replay Controls
  • NEW – PTZOptics PTZ Control using Visca over IP
    • Control the Pan, Tilt and Zoom of PTZOptics cameras over a local area network
    • PTZ Controller window allows users to create and recall presets for fast repositioning of known positions
    • Assign PTZ Presets to shots for seamless switching between PTZ Presets
  • NEW – Add Source Menu Redesign
    • New dark theme
    • New Search Field to easily find sources
    • New Categories for sources
    • Favorite Category allows easy access to frequently used sources
  • NEW – Facebook Live – with User Cod
    • Authorize Wirecast to stream to a Facebook account without giving out Facebook login credentials
    • “Set and forget” workflow allows for minimal Wirecast configuration before each new broadcast

Fixes & Improvements

  • Improvement – XKeys: pressing the Audio Mixer or Rendezvous button should close the window when it's open
  • Improvement – Add preview/live status indicators to clear layers
  • Improvement – Add ability to drag shot layers in the shot layers table
  • Improvement – Disable preview throttling for front most document when app is front most
  • Improvement – Add drag image to shot bin on Windows
  • Improvement - Added option to run in "Safe Mode" – Hold down the CTRL+SHIFT keys during launch - allows user to determine if clearing preferences fixes a launch problem without clearing preferences yet.
  • Improvement - Allow 'Enter' key to add shot in add source UI
  • Improvement - Drag and Drop of File assets for Edit Panels Shot Layer Table
  • Improvement - If “Open last document on startup” is used and a document fails to load, a dialog appears on next launch to contact Wirecast support. This eliminates the need to clear preferences to exit the endless loop.
  • Improvement – Lower default keyframe interval to 2 seconds
  • Improvement - Remove 540p settings from Facebook encoder presets
  • Improvement - Rendering performance increased by improving lock usage. This change improves responsiveness in the UI when modifying complex shots in preview.
  • Improvement - Wirecast to warn user if classic mode (theme) is enabled
  • Fixed – Remove catmull-rom spline interpolator
  • Fixed – Web Stream crash when canceling IP camera authentication dialogs when other dialogs are open
  • Fixed – macOS Control Click is ignored with the New Add Source menu
  • Fixed – Indefinite Hang when sending two shots live then opening a playlist
  • Fixed – External Display Output Menu visible when no document is open
  • Fixed – Opening a document with many titles can hang the application for minutes
  • Fixed – Paste Text and Title Sources take a very long time to render
  • Fixed – Keyboard Shortcuts: Name field does not highlight automatically with focus
  • Fixed – Odd colors when re-importing Wirecast made 480p MJPEG
  • Fixed – Rapid selection of shots can result in improper tally state
  • Fixed - Fixed Rendezvous sources not pulling video correctly in Windows 7
  • Fixed - Web Stream and Screen Capture sources enumerating twice in the source selection window
  • Fixed - Immediate A/V sync issue streaming to Facebook if started after another output
  • Fixed - Indefinite hang when sending two shots live then opening a playlist
  • Fixed - After 20 encodes all outputs would fail to encode on macOS
  • Fixed - Adding sources should create copies of existing sources rather than references
  • Fixed - Blackmagic output colors are off
  • Fixed - Cannot add Twitter shot inside of playlist
  • Fixed - Changing playback speed for media does not change 'already live' state
  • Fixed - Chroma Key changes as different overlay shots are taken in and out of live
  • Fixed - Colors in macOS encoded outputs look washed out
  • Fixed - Deleting a shot always selects the "Clear Layer"
  • Fixed - Frame drop occurring upon adding titles in preview
  • Fixed - Hang when manipulating source while master layer visibility is off
  • Fixed - Hang when right-clicking and left-clicking assets in the Preview Canvas
  • Fixed - Immediate A/V sync issue in RTMPS Facebook output if started after other output
  • Fixed - Inconsistent deletion behavior when removing Playlists from the Shot Bin
  • Fixed - macOS encoded outputs look significantly worse than Windows
  • Fixed - Minimizing and then restoring a maximized document will disable the canvas rendering until Wirecast is resized
  • Fixed - Multi-Viewer can drop frames with capture card sources at 29.97 FPS
  • Fixed - No Web Stream configuration options if shot was previously cancelled
  • Fixed - Provide Feedback does not go to Form
  • Fixed - Sleeping computer and waking it while having media files loaded will make all loaded media files show black
  • Fixed - Solid color widget is transparent
  • Fixed - Stream will not automatically start YouTube event when checking “Automatically Go Live”
  • Fixed - Syphon server does not reconnect when opening a saved document
  • Fixed - The mouse scroll wheel in the "Twitter" "Message Feed" window does not work
  • Fixed - Triggering a Live preview swap mid transition will not queue shot to preview
  • Fixed - Unable to change the video adapter
  • Fixed - Windows Cuing live/preview swap while transforming source in preview causes crash
  • Fixed - Wirecast should not allow the computer to sleep while streaming or recording to disc

NEW Features

  • NEW - RTMPS support for Facebook Live
  • NEW - Improved the layout for Rendezvous guests
  • NEW - Implemented the ability to send video output from a document to Rendezvous users

Fixes & Improvements

  • Fixed numerous issues with Blackmagic audio dropping or a/v sync problems, especially during extended broadcasts
  • Added a custom image import option to Shot Layer Mattes drop-down menu
  • Added a link to the forum in the Controllers section of the Preferences
  • Disabled the ability to set strict CBR for apple h264 as it has no effect
  • Enable RTMPS support for Facebook destination
  • Enabled using the circle center-point to move assets in Preview
  • Improved Master/Go button for APC40ii and Launchpad controllers
  • Improved transition representation for APC40ii and Launchpad controllers
  • Round input values in Video Properties to 1 decimal place instead of whole integers
  • Show active audio channel lights for APC40ii and Launchpad controllers
  • Disabled 'Open Output Settings' menu item when no documents are open
  • Disabled right clicking when picking chroma key color
  • Disabled the ability to delete a shot while it is being dragged on Windows(caused a crash)
  • Disabled the Facebook ‘Refresh’ button while a refresh network operation is in progress
  • Fixed a 1 pixel bar that was present on Top/Left sides of outputs
  • Fixed a CPU spike that occurred when changing the audio track in the Facebook output settings
  • Fixed a crash on macOS that would occur intermittently when adding a screen capture and changing the source type to ‘Game’
  • Fixed a crash that would occur with certain transitions when transitioning to a blank shot twice in rapid succession
  • Fixed a hang that occurred when adding a Bonjour IP Camera source
  • Fixed a Mac issue where certain transitions would cause a rendering bug when used before other transitions
  • Fixed a macOS High Sierra issue where the main document UI would transition poorly when restored from a minimized state
  • Fixed a Windows issue where the CEF widget settings viewport would increase width/height by 1px on change
  • Fixed a Windows issue where the Live/Preview canvas would flicker when opening the Shot Inspector with an active output
  • Fixed an exception that was thrown when closing a Wirecast document after changing CoreAudio device input settings in Audio MIDI Setup
  • Fixed an incoherent message occasionally thrown at launch when localized in Chinese
  • Fixed an intermittent hang that occurred when stopping an output
  • Fixed an issue on Windows where Direct Show were missing the Pretty Name and Video Delay setting
  • Fixed an issue reported by Matthew Potter where multi-viewer output transitions would flash on all layers https://telestreamforum.forumbee.com/t/h4130f
  • Fixed an issue where a source would “disappear” from the add source list if the Pretty Name is set to an empty string
  • Fixed an issue where playlists would become indefinite after an image was added
  • Fixed an issue where replay shots caused preview to flicker when multiple ISO replays were recording
  • Fixed an issue where the live shot was not set to 'changed state' when drop shadow is toggled
  • Fixed audio cutting out after a guest joins Rendezvous session on Mac
  • Fixed audio cutting out when switching shots
  • Fixed countdown timer couldn’t be set to less than 5 minutes
  • Fixed cropped screen capture dimensions become 1x1 when minimized
  • Fixed Facebook Scheduled events not showing up for some users
  • Fixed incorrect duration for MP4 AAC audio only recordings
  • Fixed Live audio shots reset when switching shots in another Master Layer
  • Fixed the vertical alignment of the Source Name field in the Image Carousel configuration window
  • Localized multiple strings in the Multi-Track Input Mapper
  • Optimized copying/pasting manually created sources
  • Removed ability to change live icon FPS as it did not work

NEW Features

  • NEW - Added the ability to switch Shots with three supported MIDI Controllers (Akai APCmini, Akai APC40 MKII, Novation Launchpad)
  • NEW - Added the ability to use an iOS device as a camera source on your Local Area Network (LAN) via Wirecast Go 2.1.109

Fixes & Improvements

  • Added the ability to create 60 FPS encoder presets for RTP Unicast/Multicast streams
  • Added a drop-down option to YouTube destination to list Live, Upcoming, Completed or All events
  • Fixed a crash when creating a new document on macOS High Sierra 10.13.2
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when adding CEF-based widget sources
  • Fixed a problem where some sources were providing black video on Windows 7
  • Fixed issues with video quality when scaling the Canvas Size relative to the encoder resolution
  • Made improvements to the Preferences to prevent data corruption and crashes
  • Fixed stuttering audio when toggling the audio monitor button in the Audio Mixer
  • Fixed an issue where certain NDI sources using NDI SDK 3.0 were not working properly
  • Fixed Live/Preview Swap not functioning properly for some Title Source layers
  • Fixed issues with Rendezvous Shots scaling spontaneously in Live canvas
  • Fixed an issue where Chroma Key would cause marquee select to size improperly
  • Fixed a crash when closing the Rendezvous Create Session window
  • Fixed a crash when saving a document while Output Statistics window is open
  • Fixed a crash when quitting Wirecast from the Welcome window
  • Fixed an issue where Web Cam scaling was not preserved when loading a saved document
  • Fixed a crash when using Emoji in Rendezvous session names
  • Fixed audio distortion when attempting to play 5.1 or 7.1 WMV files. Note that this does not add support for 5.1 and 7.1 audio for WMV, it simply fixes the distortion.
  • Fixed PSD files causing the Live canvas to flickers
  • Fixed a crash when selecting a pixel format for Blackmagic capture devices
  • Fixed a hang when stopping RTMP streams
  • Fixed abnormally poor quality issues with Apple H.264 Hardware encoder when using CBR
  • Fixed inability to save report using Support Assistant
  • Fixed a hang when switching between YouTube events too quickly in the Output Settings
  • No longer open Rendezvous Dashboard when Wirecast is re-launched
  • Fixed issue with Rendezvous Dashboard window not minimizing properly on Windows
  • Fixed inactive audio efects becoming active again when sending Shot live again
  • Consolidate Wirecast’s preferences, destination and miscellaneous system files into a single Wirecast folder

Fixes & Improvements

  • Fixed a crash that could occur when adding sources that rely on Chromium Embedded Framework (ex. Text, Clock, Image Carousel)
  • Fixed an issue causing problems connecting to certain NDI capture sources compiled against the latest NewTek NDI® SDK
  • Fixed an issue causing Rendezvous source scaling to change relative to the participant’s available Network Bandwidth
  • Fixed a crash when creating a new document on macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 Beta

NEW Features

  • NEW - Vimeo LIVE destination
  • NEW - Added the ability to duplicate Shot Layers via Copy and Paste within an existing Shot or as a new Shot
  • NEW - Added the ability to snap Shot Layers to the edges and center lines of other Shot Layers
  • NEW - Support for 1080p streaming to Facebook Live
  • NEW - Facebook Live accounts who have been given “Can Post” permissions on another account can now stream to the primary account’s Events and Groups
  • NEW - Support for Adobe Photoshop PSD image files
  • NEW - Added the ability to manually refresh Shot icons by right-click → Refresh Shot Icon
  • NEW - Now able to map Clear Layer shots to a Keyboard Shortcut for Transitioning

Fixes & Improvements

  • Fixed an issue that could cause video to stop encoding properly while live streaming
  • Fixed an issue where Rendezvous host could lose audio input afer a peer joined their session
  • Fixed an issue where creating Replay Shots could cause the video in Preview/Live to stutter briefly
  • Fixed a bug that could cause Record to Disk outputs to go out of sync while streaming at the same time
  • Fixed an issue where the color picker could stop working properly in the Widget sources
  • Fixed random crashes when using WebStream IP camera sources
  • Fixed a random crash that could occur when outputting via NDI
  • Fixed Replay recordings not scaling to fit canvas automatically when creating a new Replay Shot
  • Fixed channel selection not working properly in the Audio Mixer
  • Fixed inability to use Monitor Capture across two separate video adapters
  • Fixed an issue where setting Canvas Size to 720x480 would result in bad video encoding
  • Fixed a bug where Playlists would always transition their sources using Smooth when the Playlist was on the first Master Layer
  • Fixed bad audio when playing back HE-AAC audio files
  • Fixed a bug causing live media file playback to restart when stopping stream outputs
  • Fixed a bug that caused bad QuickSync outputs when used in conjunction with other encoders
  • Fixed long startup times when launching Wirecast without an internet connection
  • Fixed Virtual Microphone not being uninstalled when upgrading Wirecast from an older version to a newer version

NEW Features

NEW - Wirecast Rendezvous | Multi-site production with remote guests

  • Easily bring in remote guests without additional hardware or software for the guest
  • Send them a link and they can join on a smart device or Chrome/Firefox browser
  • Add up to 2 guests in Studio, 7 guests in PRO (Note: Subject to available bandwidth)
  • Screen share and Tally lights
  • Companion iOS app (Wirecast Go) for mobile guests

NEW - Completely NEW rendering engine

  • Huge performance increases
  • (WIN) Upgrade to Direct 3D 11
  • Added Z-rotation
  • Resize, rotate, and crop handles directly in the Preview Window.
  • Asset Snap-to-grid, Guidelines, and Centering.
  • Add Reflection and/or Drop Shadow to any source.

NEW - Multi-Viewer Output System

  • Support for up to 17 slot multi-viewer output (up to 4 in Studio) to any attached display.
  • Send different configurations (1x, 2x, 4x, 10x, 17x) to different monitors.

NEW - Multi-Channel Audio Ingest

  • Support for up to 16 channels of input via each connected professional audio interface, each NDI source, and/or each capture card input with embedded audio.

NEW - Multi-Track Audio Support (Pro only) – up to 8 tracks

  • Multi-language streaming.
  • Multi-language recordings.
  • Isolate audio sources for post-production.
  • Behind-the-scenes or other commentary track support.

NEW - Major encoding engine upgrade

  • Substantially less system resource usage for most content when encoding with x264.
  • Higher quality x264 encoding.
  • Tighter bit rate variations when utilizing CBR (constant bit rate).

NEW - Automatic color space matrix with options for override

  • No more washed out looking sources, Wirecast will auto detect the color space and apply any appropriate conversions to maintain color quality throughout the entire workflow.

NEW - NewBlue Titler Live - Complete titling suite with social media titling templates, sports templates, and much more.

Overview:

  • Free live Facebook comments with Titler Live:
    • Express – Free with Wirecast 8 Studio purchase
    • Present – Free with Wirecast 8 Pro purchase
  • Curate and push live comments from any web browser on your network.
  • Animate comments as they fly in or out.
  • Upgrade to Social or Complete to add Youtube and Twitter.
  • Updated, expanded, and improved Titler Live modules.

Versions::

  • Express – Free with Wirecast 8 Studio – Includes templates for many common titling needs. Does not include Title Designer.
  • Sport – Sports titles and graphics, scoreboards, integration with Sportzcast live scoreboard data sources.
  • Social – Display social messages through high-end, animated designs from Twitter, Facebook and Youtube. Even poll your audience in real-time, displaying results graphically.
  • Present – Free with Wirecast 8 Pro – Everything you need to title and produce live shows, events, conferences, church streams, etc.
  • Complete – All the above for a complete titling solution for any event.

NEW - NEW Transitions

  • 23 included live transitions.
  • NEW ‘Smooth’ transition features allow curve types and animation effects like ‘spring’.

NEW - (WIN) Implement WASAPI Audio Capture

  • Reduced audio latency and increased channel support compared to Direct Sound.
  • Support for NEWer WASAPI only multi-channel audio devices.

NEW - (WIN) Implement ASIO Audio Ingestion

  • Support for the industry standard Windows pro audio API.

NEW - (MAC) Added Syphon client support for Mac

  • Improved quality and performance over macOS native functionality when capturing Syphon enabled apps on macOS (Adobe After effects and Character Animator, Many VJ tools, Unity engine, and many more).

NEW - NEW Clock, Timer, and Stopwatch Source

  • World clock, time and date functionality - all completely customizable.
  • Start, stop, and reset with the click of a mouse.

NEW - Add option to override automatic format detection in capture cards

  • Now you can override the automatic detection system and specify the exact setting you need for your workflow.

NEW - De-interlacing hot toggle

  • De-interlacing can now be toggled per source in the moment. No need to restart the app.

NEW - Add support for .WebM files

  • Support for the popular .WebM format when bringing in media files.

NEW - Add support for Sony XAVC-S video format

  • Support for the popular XAVC-S format used in Sony cameras.

NEW - Replay - Option to mute audio during playback

  • Now, you can set your replay files to include audio, without having to manually mute each replay clip when used in a live setting with narration. Great for enhancing your post-production workflow.

NEW - Wirecast Go iOS App

  • iOS only, updated and improved
  • Integrates with Rendezvous natively
  • Replaces Wirecast Cam for Lan/Wi-Fi camera use

Fixes & Improvements

Improvements:

  • IMPROVED - [Facebook] Logout option to clear security information
  • IMPROVED - [Facebook] Improve filtering of the With (Sponsor) field to display better results
  • IMPROVED - [Facebook] Update hyperlinks in Advanced Options to a graphical icon
  • IMPROVED - [Facebook] Highlight first entry in search fields by default
  • IMPROVED - [Facebook] Improve readability of highlighted text for search fields on Mac
  • IMPROVED - [Facebook] Improve responsiveness when switching events on Mac in 8.0 builds.
  • IMPROVED - [Facebook] Add warning dialog to the "Delete Event" button
  • IMPROVED - [Facebook] Test for stale URLs (i.e. one that cannot be streamed to) when validating Facebook settings
  • IMPROVED - (WIN) Put cursor at the end of the field when using Enter to accepting a search value
  • IMPROVED - (WIN) Refactor Virtual Microphone / Camera Installation & Registration
  • IMPROVED - Add a "Select All" menu item to allow users to select all sources in Preview
  • IMPROVED - Add a link to download Remote Desktop Presenter from the add sources menu if it isn't installed yet
  • IMPROVED - Add boxed icon for virtual microphone toggle
  • IMPROVED - Add Select All and Unselect All buttons to the "Edit Visible Destinations" window.
  • IMPROVED - Add Twitter Source to Plus button in shot inspector
  • IMPROVED - Allow simultaneous CPU and GPU buffers during output
  • IMPROVED - Asynchronous media file indexing
  • IMPROVED - Audio Mixer: Click 'R' to pan to 50R / Click 'L' to pan to 50L
  • IMPROVED - Change arrow cursor to hand cursor when hovering over the "Click for help..." links in "Facebook Advanced Options"
  • IMPROVED - Delay the "missing sources" prompt a second or two after opening a document
  • IMPROVED - Do not include dynamic outputs in the logic that determines the canvas size.
  • IMPROVED - Double clicking the vertical split bar between the preview and live panels should toggle between a 75% split and a 50% split
  • IMPROVED - Eliminate 3 second wait when adding new video sources
  • IMPROVED - Include ”http://" by default in Web Display
  • IMPROVED - Increase Default Font Size & Change default color to White
  • IMPROVED - Make newly added video sources scale to fit by default.
  • IMPROVED - Optimize video format conversions used in ISO recording
  • IMPROVED - Organize Add Source Menu
  • IMPROVED - Periscope - Change the "Start Broadcast" menu item to "Go Live"
  • IMPROVED - Playlists always transitions all layers rather than just the playlist layer.
  • IMPROVED - Remove Blank Shot that appears with New Document
  • IMPROVED - Remove Camera Preview window
  • IMPROVED - Removed Apply button in Capture Card settings as it applies with changes automatically
  • IMPROVED - Request: Relabel the document recovery message
  • IMPROVED - Request: Replace the "Clear Layer" (Blank Shot) icon
  • IMPROVED - Smaller resize range for audio mixer
  • IMPROVED - Support for Viewership when streaming to multiple destinations
  • IMPROVED - System Audio Capture Should say "Select Audio device: instead of "Audio Settings"
  • IMPROVED - Take out the padding around the Preview and Master audio meters
  • IMPROVED - Update Twitch Encoding Settings
  • IMPROVED - Use the boxed icons from the Mixer in the main UI for Monitor and Mute.
  • IMPROVED - Users do not need to restart the app for deinterlacing to work

Fixes:

  • Fixed – (HiDPI) Wirecast icon is low resolution
  • Fixed – (MAC) (High Sierra) Installer text is hard to read
  • Fixed – (MAC) Application becomes inaccessible if a user attempts to "Authorize" to "YouTube" while offline
  • Fixed – (MAC) Audio timestamps passed to external display output plugins are broken
  • Fixed – (MAC) CEF process separation caused some pages to no longer load correctly
  • Fixed – (MAC) Crash with specific URL's in the "Web Display" widget
  • Fixed – (MAC) Dragging the main document UI to the minimum size causes Preview and Live to disappear when the shot editor is open
  • Fixed – (MAC) OpenGL crash when opening a specific document
  • Fixed – (MAC) Record to disk - ProRes Proxy codec records H.264 video
  • Fixed – (MAC) Wirecast can crash when selecting a font for title text on Mac
  • Fixed – (MAC)Apple H.264 hardware encoder disappears when in use
  • Fixed – (Widgets) Black hex color boxes are unreadable in the "New Source Dialog" window for multiple widget sources
  • Fixed – (WIN) "Drop Shadow" font style does not match other menu options in the "Preview Inspector"
  • Fixed – (WIN) "Record to Disk -Window Media" is cropped off in the "Output Statistics" window
  • Fixed – (WIN) (NDI) Clicking "Reconnect" button quickly 5 or more times causes Wirecast to hang
  • Fixed – (WIN) (NDI) Source doesn't always show up in the capture devices
  • Fixed – (WIN) 32-bit Virtual camera DirectShow filter fails to register
  • Fixed – (WIN) Authentication error message shows up twice for several destinations
  • Fixed – (WIN) Colors do not look right and scaling is off when capturing from YCbCr 4:2:0 video sources
  • Fixed – (WIN) Crash after exiting Wirecast while tearing down DirectShow device
  • Fixed – (WIN) Cursor does not change to the "pointer" hand when hovering over hyperlinks in Windows
  • Fixed – (WIN) Damaged resource notification refers to Mac file type in Windows
  • Fixed – (WIN) DINPro font does not work in Text Widget
  • Fixed – (WIN) Encoder audio settings should be limited to 192kbps on Windows only
  • Fixed – (WIN) External Display Output on Windows will sometimes be very pixelated
  • Fixed – (WIN) Incorrect error message is displayed when attempting to record Program Replay to a read-only folder
  • Fixed – (WIN) ISO recordings of DirectShow sources do not start until the source is in the canvas (preview or live)
  • Fixed – (WIN) Mouse Scroll wheel does not work in Asset Manager
  • Fixed – (WIN) Output settings window not populating Taskbar or Windows Peak
  • Fixed – (WIN) Preview/Live flickers with GeForce GTX 980M
  • Fixed – (WIN) Recordings created in VLC are crashing Wirecast
  • Fixed – (WIN) 'Replay+ISO', 'Replay' and 'Twitter' menu items don't have hotkey shortcut letters underlined
  • Fixed – (WIN) Scrubbing the scrollbar for the 'Titles' window too fast will cause the application to hang
  • Fixed – (WIN) Setting YouTube event to a pre-POSIX start date will crash the application
  • Fixed – (WIN) Starting NDI or Blackmagic output with specific settings will cause crash
  • Fixed – (WIN) Titles browsing will not depict thumbnails on initial launch of window
  • Fixed – (WIN) Verify that AVerMedia Live Gamer HD2 GC570 works with Wirecast
  • Fixed – (WIN) Windows video playback and encoded output on GTX960 is stuttering
  • Fixed – (WIN) Wirecast installer shows when opening document from explorer
  • Fixed – (WIN) YUV sources have washed out colors with NVIDIA GPUs
  • Fixed – [Facebook] (WIN) Reduce jerkiness when switching between scheduling states
  • Fixed – [Facebook] authentication page has scroll bars on the bottom and side
  • Fixed – [Facebook] Progress indicator will not stop if user cancels authentication prematurely
  • Fixed – [Facebook] refactor destination
  • Fixed – [Facebook] sponsor setting does not recognize verified page properly
  • Fixed – [Facebook] Text in the Description Field is a little too far right on Mac
  • Fixed – [Facebook] Time box is slightly misaligned compared to the Start Date menu
  • Fixed – [Facebook] Title and Description fields inherit strings from deleted events
  • Fixed – [Facebook] Unable to Tab from Title field to Description field in Output Settings
  • Fixed – [Facebook] Users can bypass the Facebook configuration validation by having another destination
  • Fixed – 1080p Anamorphic setting is not 1440x1080
  • Fixed – Adding audio filter de-highlights the headphones icon in the audio mixer
  • Fixed – Audio bitrate settings that are not valid for the encoder are populating the list
  • Fixed – Audio Effects disappear with playlist shot switching
  • Fixed – Blackmagic encoder presets causing a crash
  • Fixed – Changing encoder resolution with Auto Canvas breaks color controls
  • Fixed – Changing the UI to show program results in black bars
  • Fixed – Clear Layer can be deleted via Edit menu
  • Fixed – Corrupted encoding presets could cause documents to fail to open
  • Fixed – Crash in project with many duplicating titles and playlists
  • Fixed – Crash when importing an MOV in QuickTime Animation format
  • Fixed – Crash when switching between Audio FX and/or slider settings within the same slot
  • Fixed – Cropped DP Shot does not hold settings after closing Wirecast
  • Fixed – Cropping then moving the image causes resizing
  • Fixed – Cursor rapidly switches icons during hover after adding a WebStream device to the Shot Bin
  • Fixed – Default window height does not show the auto-populated shot on the 3rd layer
  • Fixed – Disable keyboard shortcut for deleting a shot while the shot editor is open
  • Fixed – Disconnecting secondary monitor while External Display Output is active does not terminate external viewport
  • Fixed – Display persists through the External Display Output after closing document
  • Fixed – External Display Obscuring Wirecast on some systems when external display is unplugged
  • Fixed – External Display Output only available to the first Wirecast document
  • Fixed – Hang when ending stream while still recording
  • Fixed – Image shifts slightly whenever the user uses the crop attribute
  • Fixed – Image Slideshow source does not convert from OBS converter
  • Fixed – Indefinite hang in the GlobalHotkeyMonitor
  • Fixed – ISO - Segmented and Replay recordings will drop one frame in between segments
  • Fixed – ISO not creating files - Bluefish 444 Epoch 4K Neutron
  • Fixed – Localization: Japanese: "Channel" is not localized when certain Broadcast Destinations are selected
  • Fixed – Localization: Japanese: "Refresh" does not fit within the associated button in the USB Devices window
  • Fixed – Localization: Locate missing Asset prompt displays placeholder text
  • Fixed – Localization: Matte selections in the Configure Visual Effects tab are not localized
  • Fixed – Localization: Multiple strings are not localized in the Desktop Presenter configuration pane
  • Fixed – Localization: Select Screen Region text is cut off due to line-wrapping beyond the text box
  • Fixed – Localization: Text does not display properly in the USB Devices window
  • Fixed – Localization: Text is cut off on the Configure Cropping tab
  • Fixed – Localization: The Wirecast Menu is not localized
  • Fixed – Long audio interface names in audio mixer are being cut off
  • Fixed – Minimize and maximize buttons react on mouse down rather than mouse up
  • Fixed – Missing Twitch ingest servers in output settings
  • Fixed – Multiple error messages generated for incorrect authentication to custom partner destinations
  • Fixed – Pixelated text in lower third
  • Fixed – Problems invalidating or updating Playlist Shot UI Tabs after the Playlist Shot is moved to another Master Layer
  • Fixed – Record to Disk - MP4 x264 files have an edit list that excludes almost every frame in the first GOP
  • Fixed – Remove Hitbox CDN as it no longer exists
  • Fixed – Replay mark in displays incorrectly within the UI for ISO Recordings
  • Fixed – Replay/ISO menu has two listings for "Configure" and "Configure ISO Outputs"
  • Fixed – Same shortcut won't work if assigned to multiple actions
  • Fixed – Scoreboard text size is too big
  • Fixed – Selecting between options on the Source Properties tab causes Video/Audio to stutter with Blackmagic devices
  • Fixed – Selecting Solid Background under Text Properties Defaults to a Background with 0% Opacity
  • Fixed – Selecting the currently selected External Display Output causes the output image to disappear
  • Fixed – Shot-level audio settings affect other shots using the same sources
  • Fixed – Strict CBR sometimes fluctuates more than it should
  • Fixed – Support for Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
  • Fixed – Text Properties Background Color - Auto Switching to None
  • Fixed – Text Properties window contents can be highlight selected
  • Fixed – Text Tool - Clicking on Shadow Attribute Sliders does not apply correctly
  • Fixed – TextField - Undo/Redo doesn't always function
  • Fixed – The aspect ratio of a text source can become corrupted in certain situations
  • Fixed – The mix minus and mute state is not being updated between the Audio Mixer and Source Properties
  • Fixed – There are too many encoding templates to display them all in the Output Settings dialog's Encoding popup menu
  • Fixed – Tooltip for create replay shot button is "Update Replay Shot"
  • Fixed – Twitch output configuration is sluggish in the "Output Settings"
  • Fixed – Unable to access the "Output Settings" while outputting to "Virtual Camera Out"
  • Fixed – Update Monitor Checkbox to button in mixer
  • Fixed – Update Twitch API to V5
  • Fixed – Video can stutter on some occasions with Replay Templates
  • Fixed – Virtual Camera not working in Skype
  • Fixed – When attempting to connect to Facebook, re-clicking the stream button causes hang
  • Fixed – When modifying the Output Settings you need to press Create in the Facebook config
  • Fixed – Wirecast 6.0.5 Update Can't Stream Audio with Sample Rates <44.1KHz
  • Fixed – Wirecast/Ustream will crash if audio mixer is present when first opening
  • Fixed – With certain equipment workflows, audio dropouts can occur during shot switching
  • Fixed – x264 Encoding Produces Increasing/Excessive Keyframes
  • Fixed – x264 Outputs with a resolution of 480x270 can cause the encoder to fail

Known Issue(s):

  • NEW! Output your live program feed with the NEWTek NDI™ protocol!
  • NEW! Support for the BlackMagic 4K Cinema Camera via Thunderbolt
  • Fixed an issue preventing Virtual Camera Output from being used as a source in Skype
  • Fixed an issue in the Scoreboard UI when using the Chinese language
  • Fixed an issue where some 60 FPS encoder presets were actually set to 30 FPS
  • NEW! Capture NEWTek NDI™ sources!
  • Fixed RSS feeds not working properly in the Text widget
  • Fixed a crash occurring as a result of using a large number of CEF sources (i.e. Titles)
  • Fixed an issue where Toggle Broadcast for Periscope was grayed out
  • Changed Periscope API for “Should Tweet” to “Should Not Tweet”
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when a YouTube Event ended by closing an unsaved document
  • Fixed an issue where a Facebook stream would restart after Stream Delay time has elapsed
  • Fixed an issue where the cursor exits the Places field after each key stroke in the Facebook destination
  • Added a better error message if Facebook prevents creating a stream due to broadcasting copyrighted material
  • Added more encoder presets for Facebook destination
  • Display settings for previously scheduled Facebook events
  • Fixed an issue where deleting an encoder from Periscope’s dashboard would break authentication until restarting Wirecast
  • Fixed issues when performing Smooth transition via Keyboard Shortcuts set to Shots
  • NEW! Periscope/Twitter streaming destination!
  • Fixed UI for Use Backup Server and Automatically Start Event in YouTube destination not working properly
  • Fixed keyboard shortcuts for Scoreboard increment/decrement not working properly
  • Fixed Stream, Record and viewership statistics icons not displaying properly when Preview Inspector is open
  • Fixed issues with Daylight Savings time in Facebook Live and YouTube events
  • Fixed a hang that could occur when Facebook Live viewer statistics incremented too high (~200 or higher)
  • Fixed missing translation strings in Facebook Live destination
  • Fixed inability to add dynamic destination URLs manually through the Edit Visible Destination window
  • NEW! Schedule events with the Facebook Live destination
  • Improved Wirecast startup time
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when changing canvas size while DirectShow sources were in use
  • Fixed an issue where a clip would remain on a Facebook page after stopping a continuous live stream
  • Fixed an issue where dragging Playlist Shots between Master Layers resulted in the Playlist being left in Preview on the originating Master Layer
  • Fixed lack of scroll bars in Facebook Authentication dialog
  • Fixed YouTube destination not properly accounting for locale when scheduling events
  • Fixed a hang when switching too quickly between listed YouTube events in Output Settings
  • Fixed ISO Recording not working properly with BlueFish 4:4:4:4 capture cards on Windows
  • Fixed Magewell AIO capture card not working with Wirecast on Windows
  • Fixed an issue where Magewell capture cards were always being deinterlaced even when the option was disabled
  • Fixed Desktop Presenter shot settings not being saved
  • Fixed a memory leak when using Capture Cursor in Screen Capture on macOS
  • Fixed hang and crash caused by upgrading documents containing Title shots
  • Fixed a crash when using Logitech web cams on Windows
  • Fixed an issue where position and scaling were not being saved when using Remote Desktop Presenter
  • Fixed an issue when selecting File → Open twice in a row
  • Fixed an issue where Keyboard Shotcut icons on Shot Thumbnails were not updating properly
  • Fixed a hang that could occur when closing a File browse panel
  • Fixed an issue where Wirecast could sometimes not be closed
  • Fixed a random crash on exit
  • NEW! Viewership statistics for Facebook Live, including emoticons, comments and shares, and total viewers
  • NEW! Image Carousel source
  • NEW! Open Broadcaster Studio scene import
  • Fixed installer issues for certain users who were missing DirectX dependencies
  • Updated .NET Framework dependencies from 3.5 to 4.0
  • Fixed an issue where External Display Output was not scaling properly on High DPI displays on Windows
  • Fixed an issue where screen region selection was not working on High DPI displays on Windows
  • Fixed an issue where screen capture was only capturing part of a High DPI display on Windows
  • Fixed a crash when toggling Capture Video in Screen Capture plug-in on macOS
  • Auto-Reload web pages when they are sent live when “Shutdown” is enabled for Web Display
  • Fixed an issue where closing Output Settings would resize the canvas if no changes were made
  • Fixed a hang when deleting sources in Preview editing
  • Fixed an issue where Hotkey Manager was using too much CPU
  • Fixed a crash when stopping streams
  • Fixed branded search for Facebook destination
  • Fixed an issue where Playlists had to be re-selected to be sent live repeatedly
  • Fixed an issue where WMV clips with more than 2 channels of audio would cause a crash
  • Fixed a crash on macOS when opening NEW documents
  • Fixed an issue where Twitter authentication was not working in certain instances
  • Fixed a crash when adding sources from the Master Layer external windows
  • When no game capture source is found the source will now become transparent
  • Fixed issues with Text Widget line wrapping
  • NEW! High-DPI display support for Windows
  • NEW! Document recovery after a crash or improper shutdown
  • NEW! Specify a sponsor for branded Facebook streams (“With” entry field)
  • NEW! Progress bar indicator Playlist and media clip Shots
  • NEW! Options for selecting which sources to copy when Duplicating a Shot
  • NEW! Aspect Ratio lock and “Stretch to Fit” button for video sources
  • NEW! Bind single keys to Hotkeys in the Hotkey Manager
  • NEW! Text Widget background gradient and Text Shadow options
  • NEW! Timestamp filename option for Record to Disk outputs
  • Over 100 additional bug fixes and stability improvements.
  • NEW! Audio filters in the Audio Mixer. Dynamics, EQ, Delay and more! (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Added ability to stream to Facebook Live groups and events (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Added “Places” (AKA geo-tagging) to the Facebook Live (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Added ability to stream 24/7 to Facebook Live (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Magewell capture card SDK integration (Windows)
  • NEW! Added Hitbox.tv stream destination (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Duplicate Shot now performs a “deep copy” of sources and settings in the Shot. Mirror Duplicate will only copy the Shot Layer configuration. Please use Mirror Duplicate if you desire the legacy Shot Duplication functionality (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Added shortcut to open the folder where recordings were saved (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Added Keyboard Shortcuts to switch to Clear Layer shots (Alt+1 through 5, one for each Master Layer) (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Improve logic around scaling NEW sources to fit the canvas when added (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Addressed performance and reliability issues for USB DirectShow web cams (Windows)
  • Fixed an issue where Remote Desktop Presenter scaling and position was not saving properly (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Improved performance for BlackMagic Capture Cards (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed an issue where ISO Recording would fail if the source format changed (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Usability enhancements around ElGato Game Capture cards (Windows)
  • Enabled the usage of Matrox VS4 capture card with Wirecast native ISO Recording (Windows)
  • Fixed an issue where Smooth transition was not applying volume ramps (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Addressed reliability issues with CEF-based widget sources (i.e. Text, Solid Color) (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed an issue where Unicast/Multicast streaming were resulting in bad video (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed an issue with streaming to Facebook Live Pages when a Wirecast user has multiple Facebook pages that are sorted differently by Wirecast and Facebook causing the stream to go to the incorrect page. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! General stability improvements and decreased CPU usage! (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! GPU accelerated H.264 encoder via Intel® Quick Sync Video, NVIDIA® NVENC and Apple® Video Toolbox H.264 (see tech specs above for specifics) (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! ISO recording from live capture sources – Wirecast 7 Pro only (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Added ability to update a single Replay Shot OR create NEW Replay Shots.
  • NEW! UI enhancements including Edit-In-Preview with integrated Shot Inspector (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Playlist changed to a NEW tabbed interface (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Shots inside of a Playlist now display a progress bar (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Added Shuffle Playlist functionality (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Added the ability to apply duration changes to all Shots within a Playlist Shot (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Added “.” and “,” hotkeys for moving between Shots within a Playlist (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Added default duration setting for Shots added to a Playlist Shot (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Output Statistics histogram view (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Global Hotkey Manager (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Video delay for individual live video sources (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Audio delay for individual live audio sources (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Re-designed Audio Mixer user interface (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Added Panning to Audio Mixer (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Selective audio monitor toggle for individual live audio sources (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Source channel selection for live audio sources (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Audio output interface selection (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! NEW Text tool featuring live text, RSS feeds and reading from text files, scrolling text (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! GPU accelerated color correction (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Re-designed title system (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Customizable Social Media Shot (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Broadcast and recording statistics overlay in Direct3D 9 games (Windows)
  • NEW! Added link to Twitch account Dashboard and Active Broadcast in Output menu (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Solid Color source (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Added 1440p and 60 FPS encoder presets YouTube streaming (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Toggle to display System CPU usage or Wirecast process CPU usage (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Added support for RGB video input from BlackMagic capture cards (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Added 24 FPS Canvas Frame Rate option (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Added support for Animated GIF playback (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed an issue where a stream may not start if the initial source was a still video frame (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed an issue where transitions may not be triggered properly (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed an issue where sending a DirectShow source to Preview and Live simultaneously could result in popping audio (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when using Mac Screen Capture (Mac OS X)
  • Fixed an issue where audio output device sample rate changes were not handled properly (Mac OS X)
  • Fixed an issue where Facebook Live destination was not displaying all pages (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when using Local Desktop Presenter on systems with multiple monitors or GPUs (Windows)
  • Fixed an issue where Facebook Live recordings were not being closed properly (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed an issue where Facebook Live destination could display duplicate page listings (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed wide character display issues with Social Media Shot (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed a possible crash when selecting a BlackMagic capture card source (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed an issue where searching Twitter with hashtag could fail (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Added true cross dissolve transition on Windows
  • Restricted streaming to Facebook and a generic RTMP destination only to comply with Facebook livestreaming policies (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed an issue where the stream was not being closed properly (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Only populate Pages for the Page Admin and Page Editor roles (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed an issue where pressing Create stream could interfere with Stream Delay changes (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Improve the error message if the stream is restarted without creating a NEW RTMP endpoint (Mac OS X & Windows)

Wirecast 7.0 is a major upgrade that encompasses many NEW features, enhancements and bug fixes across a spectrum of issues and functionality.

  • NEW! Added Facebook Live as a destination. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Added Scoreboard hotkeys for Scandinavian languages. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed Wirecast treating valid and invalid command line arguments as document paths. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Lengthened authentication time-out for Stretch Internet destination. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed encoder setting for Sermon.net reverting to default 360p. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed Unhandled exception error when adding Blackmagic Intensity Pro shot. (Windows)
  • Fixed Fatal Application Error when Spanish is selected as default OS. (Windows)
  • Fixed bug preventing the year from being set in YouTube Events (Mac OS X and Windows)
  • Fixed an issue where Wirecast would sometimes start up in Demo mode even when licensed (Windows)
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when using BlackMagic capture cards (Windows)
  • Fixed an issue where transitions were being applied across all Master Layers (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Added Verizon Media Services destination. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Added Onstream Media destination. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed problems with Stream Delay when broadcasting to Twitch.tv. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Improved quality when using the YUV color space on the GPU. (Windows)
  • Fixed crash that occurred after repeatedly plugging in and unplugging USB cameras. (Windows)
  • Fixed occasional crash in text rendering code. (Windows)
  • Fixed occasional crash resulting from memory address truncation. (Windows)
  • Fixed issue that prevented Wirecast 4 documents from being opened in Wirecast 6. (Windows)
  • Added support for YouTube default channels/streams. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Eliminated crash when YouTube event times were not in 30-minute increments. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed issue preventing MOV/MJPEG recording in 480p resolution. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed playback crashes due to unsupported AMD instructions. (Windows)
  • Users can now start a YouTube broadcast without having to go to the YouTube website. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Added M4A to the list of files supported for playback. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed problem authenticating to Limelight on Yosemite. (Mac OS X)
  • Improved emoticon support (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed a crash when decoding the CineForm Intermediate codec. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Improved support for emoticons when using Twitter integration and titles. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Can now use the number pad to trigger keyboard shortcuts. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Now shot thumbnails are updated to correspond to the in point set on prerecorded media. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed problem where the Output Settings window would jump behind the main window after YouTube authentication. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed run-time exception during offline activation. (Mac OS X)
  • Auto section of Canvas size now takes the virtual camera output resolution into account. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed YUV GPU conversion crash that occurred with some video cards. (Windows)
  • Now Twitter message will wrap using all titles. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Now a user can hold down the Option key on Mac or the Alt key on Windows to prevent creating a playlist while performing a drag and drop on a shot. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed a problem where text descenders were being cut off in certain titles. (Windows)
  • Removed a small square that appeared inadvertently on the Twitter feed dialog on Windows 7 with Aero enabled. (Windows)
  • Fixed problem playing some H.264 encoded mp4 files. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Now can go back on forth between Wirecast windows without having to click on a window first to activate it. (Mac OS X)
  • Fixed issue where sometimes the channel drop-down default was not set automatically after authentication in the Output Setting window. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Now search in the Twitter feed is done on multiple words rather than an exact phrase only. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Removed non working filters CICode128BarcodeGenerator and CIAztecCodeGenerator (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Eliminated possible duplicate ONVIF camera entries. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Now disallow odd Canvas dimensions. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Numerous localization fixes. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Now disallow positioning shots to the left of the Black shot. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed problem with Swedish keyboard controlling the scoreboard. (Mac OS X)
  • Now the YouTube event description field scrolls horizontally on Windows. (Windows)
  • Support for Axis M1031-W IP camera verified. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed issue with using an image as a custom mask that appeared in Wirecast 6. (Mac OS X)
  • H.264 360p is the NEW default preset for Sermon.net. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed problem with repeated disconnects when streaming with no audio. (Mac OS X)
  • Due to a change in Twitter’s API, Twitter authentication is now done in an external browser window. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed a problem recording mp4 files with the MainConcept H.264 encoder that caused corrupted recordings. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Added screen capture from iOS devices via Lighting cable. (Mac OS X 10.10)
  • NEW! Added dialog to schedule events on YouTube Live directly from within Wirecast. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Added support for playback of QuickTime Animation files. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Images are now updated automatically if they are stored on local disk. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Added keyboard shortcuts to toggle Live Preview Swap on and off. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! The Audio Delay specified in the Audio Inspector can now be up to 10 seconds, up from 1 second, and is now specified in numeric terms rather than by moving a slider. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Optimized H.264 playback to use approximately 25% less CPU. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Optimized CPU usage by Web Stream, Wirecast Cam, and Blackmagic sources to use up to 50% less CPU. (Mac OS X)
  • NEW! Added a button in the Output Settings that refreshes the list of scheduled YouTube events. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Implemented drag-able region in the title area of the shot so that users must mouse drag from the shot's title bar in order to perform drag operations. This helps prevent inadvertent movement of shots. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Local Desktop Presenter Window Capture now tracks the location of a Window being captured rather than capturing a static screen region. (Mac OS X)
  • NEW! Added an option to capture a screen region with the Local Desktop Presenter. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Now larger fields on the Thin Pipe scoreboard. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Now display a microphone icon under the Live window when audio is being outputted via the Virtual Microphone feature. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Users can now drag-and-drop media onto the ‘+’ button in the shot bin to add media to a layer. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Added hotkeys for activating and deactivating Master Layers. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Added a Just Text title to allow cleaner display of text-only titles. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Added all system audio devices to the Change Audio right click menu regardless of if they already exist in the document. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed an issue where Wirecast was not prompting to save the document right after NEW camera/audio/Desktop Presenter shots were added to the shot bin. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • The Audio Inspector will now be reopened automatically on launch if it was open at shutdown. (Windows)
  • Fixed a problem in the Shot Editor where pressing “Reset Position” on a shot constructed with templates would make the source invisible. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed a problem in the Shot Editor where cropping and then resizing an image caused it to resize. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed an issue where Wirecast would retrieve the incorrect times for YouTube Live events. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed an issue where adding an audio input in the Audio Inspector caused a video transition to trigger in the Live window. (Mac OS X)
  • Now limit the default resolution of web cams to be 1080p. (Mac OS X)
  • Fixed and issue that cause hidden Master Layers to become visible when changing the canvas size. (Mac OS X)
  • Fixed issue where the stream attributes were not initially displayed when Web Stream connected to a stream. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed issue where scoreboards were displayed as squished, stretched, or offset. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed issue where Web Stream repeated last audio sample received if the connection was lost. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed issue where Local Desktop Presenter window didn’t not keep focus when windows is moved (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Camera Preview frame rate is now saved when document is saved. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed issue where Preview playback controls and countdown clock were not enabled when displaying a video whose filename contained an image file extension. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed an issue where transitioning from one source to another produced choppy audio. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed an issue where the selected transition was only applied to the last queued shot when sending shots on multiple Layers live. (Mac OS X)
  • Fixed an issue that caused static popping when adjusting the delay slider for live inputs in the Audio Inspector. (Mac OS X)
  • Fixed an issue where trying to open Web Stream configured with a malformed URL caused a crash. (Windows)
  • Fixed issue where Wirecast didn’t retain the contents of Preview asset upon saving and reopening a document. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • VS4 and MXO2 DirectShow inputs are now not displayed as possible sources in Wirecast. Please use Matrox’s Wirecast source plugin to connect to these devices. (Windows)
  • CTRL-click on touchpad once again functions as right-click. (Mac OS X)
  • Fixed issue where Blackmagic Outputs did not display the proper check box when outputting various formats in "Demo Mode" (Windows)
  • Fixed an issue where the Shot Editor and other secondary windows did not open on a second monitor when Wirecast’s main window was on a secondary monitor. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed an issue where the initial selection for USB Webcam Audio Settings did not take. (Mac OS X)
  • Fixed problem where application locked up when the Configure button in the Source Settings dialog was clicked more than once. (Windows)
  • Fixed issue where Wirecast was forced into the background if users clicked on a shot while the Audio Inspector was open (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Added “NEW Playlist” item to the Edit menu. (Mac OS X& Windows)
  • Fixed issue where the cursor would become stuck as a resize icon when moving above the Shot Bin. (Mac OS X)
  • Fixed issue where Zoom Slider didn’t function if the trim points were set too close together in the Preview Window. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed issue where the document did not load if its name contained an apostrophe. (Windows)
  • Fixed problem where thumbnail sizing in Playlist windows and Layer windows were was not persisted when the windows were reopened. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed an issue where iOS devices were sometimes not being detected on congested networks due to a timeout. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed issue where License and Serial Number were displayed as white text on white background when focus was shifted away. (Mac OS X)
  • Fixed occasional hang on exit when shutting down connections to Bonjour devices. (Mac OS X)
  • Fixed problem with text vanishing from the Message Feed when double-clicking the column width resize area. (Windows)
  • Fixed problem where the Preview Zoom Slider widget remained open and rendered on top of NEW windows or panes opened over it. (Mac OS X)
  • Fixed problem where the Replay Shot Template setting in the Replay Settings dialog was not being set correctly when saving and loading a document. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed issue where a playlist entered an inactive state after a shot was deleted from it. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed problem with distorted Virtual Camera output when using match canvas with certain resolutions. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed problem where Preview audio endlessly repeated one frame of sound when selecting a NEW shot that was not playing. (Mac OS X)
  • Fixed problem where the playback controls would not display when pre-recorded content was sent to Preview using Live/Preview Swap. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed problem where audio sources would crackle intermittently due to buffering problems. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed aspect ratio errors for Remote Desktop Presenter shots loaded from a document opened via Windows Explorer. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed occasional hang on exit if the user was prompted to save their document when exiting. (Mac OS X)
  • Increased bounding rectangles for controls that resize thumbnails in the Playlist window. (Mac OS X)
  • Fixed issue where a click-drag on a shot in a Mater Layer would bring the shot into Live or Preview. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Delete All in the Social Media dialog now also removes all text currently rendered into Social Shots. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Now multiple documents can be accessed by right-clicking the Wirecast icon in the Dock. (Mac OS X)
  • Fixed issue where SDP files got overwritten without promoting the user. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed issue where social message feed delete icon would get stuck in the mouse-down state under certain conditions. (Mac OS X)
  • Fixed an issue that caused the audio preview not to work if a source was made live immediately after launching Wirecast. (Windows)
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when selecting different sources in the Source Setting dialog rapidly. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Eliminated flickering of the volume slider decibel tooltip by making it a fixed width. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Now Wirecast will only throw one error dialog when the same problem occurs with multiple files. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed problem where users could not modify the IP address field after initially configuring Remote Desktop Presenter. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed problem where the Local Desktop Presenter monitor selection was not saved. (Mac OS X)
  • Fixed memory leak that occurred when the network adaptor was disabled and the ONVIF IP camera discovery was on. (Windows)
  • Fixed sync issues when recording to .mov files under high system load. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed issue where .mp4 files were appearing green and stretched after import into Wirecast. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed error that occurred when Social Media feed type was set to Search and the feed is accessed without data present in the Search String field. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed crash due to corrupted presets. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed possible crash after cancelling authentication of an ONVIF device. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Added more visual feedback during drag and drop of shots within shot bin. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed possible hang when opening Wirecast 5 documents. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed issue where disconnecting a web cam could stop the preview icon for the iSight camera from updating in the shot bin. (Mac OS X)
  • Corrected inaccurate bitrate estimation for .mov outputs in the Output Settings dialog. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed issue where switching the AVFoundation audio settings corrupted USB audio. (Mac OS X)
  • Fixed issue where some mp3 files were not being played in the live output. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed issue where UI could lockup for up to 25 seconds when deleting a Wirecast Cam or Web Stream source. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed issue where activating Replay with an invalid output destination and then clicking "Edit" in the error dialog opened the Output Settings window instead of Replay Settings. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed a crash when opening a Wirecast document containing Replay assets that was created on another OS. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed a possible crash when the Web Stream was connecting to a MMS source. (Windows)
  • Fixed an occasional crash that occurred when closing a document after removing Replay assets from the Asset Manager. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Modified behavior in the shot bin so that double clicking on a shot opens the shot editor, but no longer puts the shot into Preview or Live. (Mac OS X)
  • Added all system audio devices to the Change Audio right click menu regardless of if they already exist in the document. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed occasional crashed when clicking Apply for Intensity Shuttle USB 3.0 device in Source Settings. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed occasional crash that occurred when connected to an HDV device with 12-bit audio. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed a problem where the shots in preview were sent live when assigning a Template to a Shot when AutoLive was enabled. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed a problem with the Local Desktop Presenter where the "Show Cursor" option did not function until it was toggled off then back on. (Mac OS X)
  • Fixed a problem where Wirecast was forcing web cameras to the highest available resolution rather than using the saved resolution settings from a document. (Mac OS X)
  • Fixed a problem where Wirecast was converting RTMP destinations from Wirecast 4 and 5 documents to Azure Media Services destinations. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed a misalignment of the Connection meter in the main Wirecast window. (Mac OS X)
  • Fixed a crash when removing unused Replay segments during document close. (Windows)
  • Sporadic crash when connected to Wirecast Cam when switching Wi-Fi networks or during other network interruption. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed excessive launch time that could occur after having connected to a Wirecast Cam app that was not longer present on the network. (Mac OS X)
  • Fixed problem with audio delay not working unless set to 1 second. (Mac OS X)
  • Included missing documentation for Playlist API calls. (Windows)
  • Fixed intermittent problem where a Playlist shot would move when clicking on another Playlist in the shot bin. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed issue where shots in a Playlists rearrange themselves intermittently when a NEW shot in the Playlist is selected. (Windows)
  • Fixed crash when a negative frame dimension was assigned to a .mov encoder preset. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed a crash that occurred if a user removes a Web Stream source form the Source Setting dialog before finishing the authentication process. (Mac OS X)
  • “Match Canvas” is now the default resolution setting for Virtual Camera Out. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed crash that occurred when adjusting the volume in the Audio Inspector while a Playlist was transitioning to a NEW shot. (Mac OS X)
  • Removed Accordion Fold transition. (Mac OS X)
  • Fixes issue that caused unnecessary CPU usage on the Mac platform. (Mac OS X)
  • NEW! Use of the Wirecast Cam iOS App, a free app for iPad and iPhone, as a source. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Added support for .WAV and .M4A file playback that was present in 5.0.3 but absent in 6.0. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed a crash that occurred if the destination RTMP server was slow to accept a stream after a connection has been established. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed crash due to corrupted audio settings being read from the preferences. (Windows)
  • Fixed crash when copying a search string from the Social Feed search field. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Renamed "Microsoft Azure Media Services" "Azure Media Services" in the Output Settings dialog. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed crash when deleting Tweets from the Social Media message feed. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Prevented Unhandled Exception error when using social media feed without entering credentials. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed issue that prevented the File Open button from operating in the NewBlue section of the Source Settings Dialog under some conditions. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • AJA cards no longer function in Wirecast directly through via AVFoundation. Install the AJA Wirecast source plugin to access them from Wirecast.
  • NEW! Instant Replay support. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Playlist Support. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Twitter integration. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Support for the NEW iOS App, Wirecast Cam, as a camera source. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Recordings are now written in a recoverable file format. Recording files are now usable even the recording is interrupted due to system failure. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Full Retina support. (Mac OS X)
  • NEW! Improved Multicast and Unicast support. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Keyboard mapping functionality for shots. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Shortcut keys for setting in and out points and creating Replay shots. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Destination for Microsoft Azure Media Services. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Destination for Wowza Streaming Engine (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Added AppleScript samples to application bundle. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Added the ability to play back recorded media in Preview. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Added the ability to set in and out points in Preview. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Added the ability to set playback speed in Preview. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Added the ability to suppress automatic detection of IP devices in network. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Added the ability to automatically set the Canvas size. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Support for using custom backgrounds for Scoreboards. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Hotkeys to change scores from the Wirecast main window. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Added support for 2K and 4K canvas sizes via Custom Canvas size. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! AppleScript examples are now part of the application bundle at Wirecast.app/Contents/Resources/scriptingexamples. (Mac OS X)
  • NEW! 64-bit versions of Wirecast are now available. Moving to 64-bit fixes many problems caused by running out of memory due to 32-bit memory limits. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Updated installer technology for Windows; NEW versions of Wirecast will automatically replace previous versions of Wirecast without the need to manually uninstall beforehand. (Windows)
  • NEW! Dedicated destination for Wowza server that can utilize configuration files created by Wowza. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! MOV record to disk destination replaces QuickTime Record To Disk for recording near lossless video at low CPU. ProRes codec is available on Mac, and MJPEG is available on Windows with selectable quality. (Mac OS X & Windows).
  • NEW! Wirecast no longer uses QuickTime components for video file playback and writing. QuickTime, deprecated by Apple, has been replaced with technology optimized to take advantage of 64-bit addressing, providing superior performance with higher resolutions and frame rates. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! QuickTime is no longer required to run Wirecast on Windows. (Windows)
  • NEW! User presets are now listed on top of system, and destination default presets for easy access. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! Ability to set the maximum number of reconnects to a streaming server/CDN. This avoids the situation where a user would have to force quite Wirecast once a server becomes unresponsive. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • NEW! NEW Blue Pro Titler Plug-in and support (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Eliminated memory spike when playing back some mp4 files. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed problem where some mp4 files would play back with no audio. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed issue where incorrect Video FPS selections were displayed for USB cameras in the Source Settings dialog. (Mac OS X)
  • Fixed jitter/stutter when recording at 1080p in ProRes and MJPEG. (Mac OS X, Windows)
  • Fixed issue that prevented tabbing between controls. (Mac OS X)
  • Fixed issue that sometimes caused frame drops during a transition when switching to shots containing prerecorded video. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed problem where streaming audio-only resulted in sped up audio. (Mac OS X)
  • Fixed problem where audio because out of sync after playing video file in the Configure Media Settings tab of the Shot Editor. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed issue where disconnecting a device could cause a crash if there were no built-in AV devices or other AV devices connected to the system. (Mac OS X, Windows)
  • Fixed crash when last connected camera was disconnected. (Mac OS X)
  • Fixed crash on exit after using Blackmagic Output and Input on separate cards. (Mac OS X)
  • Fixed problem where Bonjour WebStream sources did not connect and the Asset Manager listed them as missing at document load. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed issue that caused floating colors in scoreboards. (Mac OS X)
  • Fixed memory leak and eventual crash (after a few hours) when using the Matrox VS4. (Windows)
  • Fixed issue that caused black frames to be inserted during transitions. (Mac OS X & Windows)
  • Fixed issue that prevented a correct event list to be retrieved from YouTube. (Mac OS X & Windows)
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