Photopia Version History

Photopia Creator and Photopia Director.

Version 1.0.512 -July 10 2020

Platform:

Windows

Mac

Windows and Mac:

Fixed blank slide being added to show after using Standalone Show output

Mac only:

Fixed issue with opening Help window using the F1 key
Fixed issue caused by selecting options form the Welcome screen

Version 1.0.510 -July 9 2020

Platform:

Windows

Mac

Added an Audio Offset option for video layers
Added outline to image / texture preview areas
Improved interface for setting / locking slide times
Fixed registration failure caused by having used multiple subscriptions
Fixed import error with M4A files that contain an image thumbnail
Fixed stretched shows in video output with aspect ratio mismatch
Fixed issue caused by enabling full screen mode during playback
Fixed issue with automatically enabling keyframe options
Fixed issue with layer effects after changing layer source
Fixed keyframe selection state after switching layers
Fixed issue with importing Wizard theme files
Fixed issue with Full Pan caption behaviors

Version 1.0.488 -June 16 2020

Platform:

Windows

Fixed intermittent hang that could occur when stopping preview playback
Fixed issue caused by moving video output process to the background
Fixed issues with edge scrolling in the Slides list

Version 1.0.485 -June 14 2020

Platform:

Windows

Added new orientation label to details area in Slide Style tab
Added new Registration ID label to the About dialog
Added new progress dialog for project save process
Added new output options for Instagram
Improved memory management during output processes
Fixed issue with Soundtrack During This Video not updating properly
Fixed issue with File Modification notice after applying a Slide Style
Fixed issues with keyframe placement when applying a Slide Style
Fixed issue with layers being left after deleting their Content
Fixed issue with Tile / Pan follow filters in imported shows
Fixed issue where empty shows could cause output failure
Fixed issues where volume fade points could be incorrect
Fixed issues with dragging objects around in the Timeline
Fixed issue with performance when using large captions
Fixed issue with blurry thumbnails in Standalone Shows
Fixed issue with UI update after using Find Missing Files
Fixed issues related to deleting effects from Layers list
Fixed issue with slide count update in Template shows
Fixed issue where Keyframe markers could be missing
Fixed issue with Undo behavior after deleting a layer
Fixed issue with the Add Multiple Keyframes feature
Fixed missing thumbnails when importing Templates
Fixed issues with selecting multiple keyframes
Fixed issue with missing Transition icons
Fixed issues with Reset Slide behavior
Fixed various typos

Creator only:

Fixed missing Local / Global layer toggle

Version 1.0.467 -May 21 2020

Platform:

Windows

Fixed playback issue caused by having Mute enabled
Fixed layer transparency in the Standalone Player
Fixed issues with copying layers to other slides
Fixed issue with linked images in Templates

Version 1.0.464 -May 17 2020

Platform:

Windows

Added fallback logic for characters not present in the current font
Added right-click option to invert text order for captions
Improved behavior when opening secondary shows from the project list
Improved behavior when dragging audio sync bars in slide list
Improved placement logic for the Copy Layers feature
Reduced default line spacing for multi-line captions
Fixed login failure with certain YouTube and Google Drive / Photos accounts
Fixed registration issue caused by using multiple keys on the same system
Fixed issues related to having files in folders with non-western characters
Fixed issue where number boxes could fail to accept input in some cases
Fixed hang caused by dragging layer group onto itself in Layers list
Fixed issue with follow filters on masking / adjustment layers
Fixed issue where audio could be out of sync during playback
Fixed issue where Blu-ray output could fail in some players
Fixed issue with missing content from applied slide styles
Fixed issue with character / line spacing from PSH files
Fixed issue with copying slides that have video layers
Fixed reset buttons for sliders with values near zero
Fixed issue with importing audio from PSH files
Fixed issue with Remix Selected Slides feature
Fixed issue with unused content in slide styles
Fixed issue with adding layer effects to videos
Fixed issue with Vignettes in some transitions
Fixed missing files logic for imported PSH files
Fixed missing files issue in combined shows
Fixed issue with caption formatting
Fixed issue with small Blur values
Fixed issue with motion paths

Version 1.0.442 -April 18 2020

Platform:

Windows

Added ‘go to next’ / ‘go to previous’ for flagged slides (CTRL+ALT+G / CTRL+SHIFT+G)
Added effect categories in details area within Manage Effects window
Added playback toggle using the Spacebar in video trimmer
Added a Combine Shows option to the projects window
Added a Rename Project option to the projects window
Added a Notes Icon to the Layers list
Improved font size for certain tooltips
Improved feedback when trying to write over an ISO file that is in use
Fixed auto-selection issue when clicking on video waveform in slide list
Fixed clipping issue during layer transitions where Tilt Panning is used
Fixed import failure for PSH files if notes contain newline character
Fixed content removal issue when applying slide styles
Fixed name update issue when copying a slide style
Fixed layer focus issue when switching UI layouts
Fixed missing audio in video trimmer
Fixed missing Wizard themes

Version 1.0.437 -April 11 2020

Platform:

Windows

Added option to send current project to Photopia as a Problem Report
Added option to send unsupported files to Photopia for analysis
Added option to prevent accidentally deleting a project
Changed the process for accepting Music Library terms
Improved options for sorting files by Name attribute
Improved layout in video layer sound settings
Improved check boxes for unavailable options
Improved drop area in the Content list
Fixed issues with some built-in Slide Styles
Fixed issue with pasting text into text fields
Fixed delay when searching in the Slide Styles list
Fixed default selection when opening Publish window
Fixed issue with Zoom aspect ratio lock in Shape settings
Fixed layout issue affecting video layer Fade In / Out values
Fixed problem with copying slides that include an audio track
Fixed issue where images could be lost after applying a Slide Style
Fixed single list option on output menus when including multiple shows

Version 1.0.422 – March 21 2020

Platform:

Windows

Added an all new royalty-free Music Library
Added seeking controls to audio previews
Added a “Used in Show” sort option to the Browser
Changed audio syncing logic in the Wizard to avoid ‘sync locking’
Reduced height of Publish window to better fit on low resolution displays
Fixed issue caused by importing ProShow effects while in ‘evaluation’ mode
Fixed inability to drop audio files into Soundtrack just below transitions
Fixed playback in Standalone Player for shows from ‘evaluation’ installs
Fixed inability to edit / delete keyframes in slides with a style applied
Fixed quality issue for high resolution video layers in 4K video output
Fixed import of captions with non-western characters from PSH files
Fixed missing “Used in Show” icons in Browser after loading a show
Fixed issue with ‘file modification’ notice being shown incorrectly
Fixed issue affecting several Pan-based caption Behavior Effects
Fixed link behavior for show backgrounds on copied slides
Fixed sorting issue in Browser for folders with lots of files
Fixed problems with menus in Standalone Player output
Fixed problem with size of show titles on output menus
Fixed the Shadow area for layers with Vignette enabled
Fixed issue where some project files could fail to open
Fixed issue with motion path smoothing
Fixed problem with certain PSD files

Version 1.0.409 – March 2 2020

Platform:

Windows

Fixed issue with layer Filters
Fixed issue with Crop initialization in templates
Fixed issue with Add Solid Color / Gradient option in Layers tab

Version 1.0.406 – February 28 2020

Platform:

Windows

Added better detection and handling for files that change outside the program
Added support for a wider variety of PSD files
Added aspect ratio option to Crop feature
Fixed issue where DVDs with no menu could fail to play properly
Fixed issue with audio from video layers playing past end of layer
Fixed issue with incorrect crop on layers with image filter applied
Fixed a PSH import failure if show title contains certain characters
Fixed issue with Group layers not limiting visibility of layers within
Fixed issue with audio from removed video layers being left behind
Fixed issue with slide sound from removed slides being left behind
Fixed issue with non-standard ascii characters in certain places
Fixed issue related to removing layer filter using Undo action
Fixed issue with aspect ratio when copying Crop values
Fixed playback problems caused by slide duplication
Fixed issue with applying “no style” to copied slides
Fixed issues with modifiers in imported transitions
Fixed issue with display of ‘used in show’ counter
Fixed issue with number boxes accepting input
Fixed issue with changing caption colors

Version 1.0.395 – February 8 2020

Platform:

Windows

Added a “Play Slide” button to the Preview playback controls
Added an “Apply” button to the Transition tab in the Wizard
Added shortcut buttons to Layers tab in Compact Mode
Changed slide dragging behavior in Wizard / Lightbox
Fixed layer visibility issue caused by certain Adjustment layers
Fixed corruption caused by the “Spin Horizontal” caption effect
Fixed problems with Preview in Wizard after using Remix
Fixed some issues with layer transition durations
Fixed problem with deleting Wizard themes
Fixed issue with Media Source file imports
Fixed typo in Fly Out Effect list

Version 1.0.388 – February 4 2020

Platform:

Windows

Added audio trimming options to right-click menu in Slides / Timeline views
Added ‘split track’ option to right-click menu in Slides / Timeline views
Changed slide style preview behavior to prevent looping
Improved playback controls in Audio Trimmer window
Fixed ‘start’ / ‘end’ trim buttons in Audio Trimmer window
Fixed file permission issues on systems with multiple user accounts
Fixed problem with show thumbnails on DVD / Blu-ray menus
Fixed rotation for auto-rotated images from PSH files
Fixed issue with video layer speed in output
Fixed problems with blurred captions
Fixed issue in the Gradient editor
Fixed issue with static Filters

Director only:
Fixed issue when dragging slides into show from Style Builder window

Version 1.0.381 – January 30 2020

Platform:

Windows

Improved feedback for effects created in an evaluation installation
Fixed issue where video output could fail on some systems
Fixed import failure for PSH files with certain blank captions
Fixed error that could occur during normal shutdown process
Fixed the Reset Layer option for layer Groups and Captions
Fixed audio import issue affecting some systems
Fixed wording in the Finalize step of the Wizard

Version 1.0.377 – January 28 2020

Platform:

Windows

Improved support for adding content from a very long file path
Fixed intermittent stalls when working with certain shows
Fixed rare failure when adding audio / video to a show
Fixed issues with linked images from PSH files
Fixed intermittent output failure

Version 1.0.375 – January 26 2020

Platform:

Windows

Added keyframe navigation controls to Animations tab
Added mouse cursor feedback in Crop window
Improved size of control knobs in Crop window
Improved playback performance where Blur is enabled
Improved thumbnailing speed in the Browser
Changed wording in evaluation pop-up window
Fixed the “No Disk In Drive” error condition affecting systems with certain card readers
Fixed preview playback starting at the wrong point in Keyframes mode
Fixed intermittent problem with waveform updates after trimming an audio file
Fixed incorrect audio trim values after importing show from PSH file
Fixed the “Invalid File” error for certain PSH imports
Fixed thumbnail updating in Browser after external file changes
Fixed display issue affecting videos that need to be rotated when imported
Fixed issue where pressing Spacebar could fail to start preview playback
Fixed intermittent issue where folders in Browser could appear empty
Fixed problem with removing Effects after importing show from PSH file
Fixed missing right-click menu for soundtrack area in Timeline mode
Fixed linked template slots after importing template from PXT file
Fixed linked images after importing show from PSH file
Fixed button label in Slide Styles pop-up window
Fixed import problems affecting certain video files
Fixed issues related to swapping out removable drives
Fixed incorrect transition after using copy / paste on a slide
Fixed preview update when using Italic option in captions
Fixed update issue affecting size fields in Crop window
Fixed preview playback in Slide Styles pop-up window
Fixed issue with missing files in Templates
Fixed speed of video layers in Transitions

Version 1.0.364 – January 15 2020

Platform:

Windows

Fixed issue where number boxes could fail to accept input
Fixed issue with vignettes on transparent solid color layers
Fixed issue with finding missing files for imported PSH shows
Fixed persistent audio from video layer after video is removed
Fixed issue where audio sync could be wrong during preview playback
Fixed several silent stability problems

Version 1.0.359 – January 12 2020

Platform:

Windows

Added new UI for Fly In / Fly Out Effects in keyframe timelines
Added 4K UHD MPEG-4 profile to Video File output option
Added progress window for social media output
Added new Location filters for Slide Styles
Improved missing file behavior for imported PST templates
Changed position of Video File option in Publish window
Fixed intermittent hang when switching Slide Style selection
Fixed video layer volume being reset when loading a show
Fixed control bar behavior in full screen preview playback
Fixed missing volume controls for copied video layers
Fixed issue caused by cancelling the Save prompt
Fixed issue where trial banner could be too tall
Fixed issue with Combine Slides feature
Fixed issue with YouTube uploads
Fixed issue in the Gradient editor

Version 1.0.355 – January 6 2020

Platform:

Windows

Fixed intermittent playback crash

Version 1.0.354 – January 6 2020

Platform:

Windows

Improved playback performance
Added option to copy Crop to other layers
Added option to copy Vignette to other layers
Fixed problems with Hidden indicator for layers
Fixed issue where dragging slides could result in copy behavior
Fixed solid color / gradient support for DVD menu backgrounds
Fixed issues related to customizing DVD menus
Fixed output failure when DVD has no menu
Fixed minor wording issue in the Wizard

Version 1.0.348 – December 26 2019

Platform:

Windows

Added support for burning Blu-ray / AVCHD / DVD output direct to disc
Added option to see which Styles / Transitions are in a given Theme
Added default monitor Preference for Full Screen playback
Added percentage number fields to Crop dialog
Improved menu customization options
Fixed problems with certain layer settings in PSH imports
Fixed incorrect transitions in certain PSH imports
Fixed auto-scroll behavior when dropping multiple images / videos into a show
Fixed issue where File Information could fail to populate properly for some content sources
Fixed problems with certain transition / slide style combinations not working properly
Fixed issues with remove / include show toggle for multi-show output formats
Fixed issue that could prevent Preference window from closing properly
Fixed issues with copying slides and pasting them into other shows
Fixed display issue affecting background layers during transitions
Fixed issues with removing background layer content
Fixed issues with vignettes on Solid Color and Gradient layers
Fixed problems with custom volume setting on video layers
Fixed problems with locking slide duration to slide sound
Fixed issue where Blur values could be too intense
Fixed issues with Position option in Follow Filter
Fixed problems with visibility flag for captions
Fixed problems with Vimeo upload process
Fixed problem with Wizard using Styles that are not included in the Selected Theme
Fixed several stability issues

Version 1.0.333 – December 06 2019

Platform:

Windows

Added progress dialog for Standalone Show output process
Added reset buttons for External Editor options in Preferences
Added currently applied Theme name to the main Wizard UI
Added slide number to thumbnails in the Timeline
Improved overall performance when selecting a different layer / slide
Improved layout of playback controls in the main Preview area
Improved speed of application shutdown process
Improved audio editing controls in the Timeline
Improved details listed in the Output Completed window
Removed audio controls for video layers with no audio streams
Fixed missing show background during transitions in video rendering window
Fixed transition duration value after copying / pasting slide to new position
Fixed problems caused by selecting Advanced Edit Mode from View menu
Fixed missing  caption / layer settings after importing show from PSH file
Fixed various problems caused by importing Slide Styles and Transitions
Fixed issue where the Preview could fail to update after disabling Crop
Fixed hang caused by changing Font selection in Add Caption window
Fixed issue where audio could be muted during fullscreen playback
Fixed missing Slide Style names after importing show from PSH file
Fixed problems with mute option in fullscreen preview playback
Fixed issue with Motion Easing not working in certain situations
Fixed audio issue for video layers with a modified Speed value
Fixed some missing descriptions in the initial Wizard interface
Fixed problems with volume changes in Standalone Player
Fixed missing thumbnail in Output Completed window
Fixed problems with manual update process
Fixed problems with Group Layers
Fixed various stability issues

Version 1.0.320 – November  25 2019

Platform:

Windows

– Added description to title bar in pop-up Browser window
– Added motion path tool
– Added the Filter feature to Effects tab for layers
– Improved audio controls for video layers in Layer tab
– Layer motion path and keyframe options in Preview are now enabled by default
– Disabled category and hide/show options for Templates in effects manager
– Fixed crash condition when toggling Mute during playback
– Fixed issue that allowed the Wizard to select styles outside the selected theme
– Fixed issues with missing files in templates
– Fixed missing transitions after importing PSH files
– Fixed rotation values for flipped layers after importing PSH files
– Fixed various issues with imported Audio / Video files
– Fixed missing layer adjustments during Fly-In / Fly-Out effects
– Fixed issue with category list not updating after importing effects
– Fixed issue with category changes for effects not being saved
– Fixed failure when dropping audio tracks into Timeline area
– Fixed behavior of video layer volume settings
– Fixed default height for the home screen
– Fixed reset option for outline textures
– Fixed error reporting options in Preferences window
– Fixed download link for Photopia Player in Shandalone Show options
– Fixed various problems with the Photopia Player for Standalone Shows
– Fixed issue where slide count could become incorrect after publishing
– Fixed issue affecting non-replaceable content in transitions
– Fixed problems with replacing image layers in duplicated slides
– Fixed issue where effects could get stuck after opening / closing effect browser
– Fixed various stability issues

 
Creator only
– Added motion path tool

Version 1.0.313 – November  20 2019

Platform:

Windows

Improved feature set for the Vignette option
Removed incorrect ‘add to show’ options from pop-up Media Browser window
Fixed thumbnailing problem in Media Browser
Fixed crash that could occur when importing Slide Styles
Fixed the Preview option in pop-up Media Browser window
Fixed issue where Browser tab could incorrectly retain focus
Fixed issue where certain fonts were not drawn properly
Fixed gradient resolution in imported shows
Fixed layout issues in media preview window
Fixed background color for certain text fields
Fixed issues with slide focus after stopping preview playback
Fixed display issue in Slide Style tab after changing slide selection
Fixed keyframe placement after applying certain Slide Styles
Fixed slide thumbnail after applying Slide Styles
Fixed follow filters in Slide Styles
Fixed numerous stability issues

Creator: Fixed missing Texture option in Outline feature

Version 1.0.308 – November  16 2019

Platform:

Windows

Added better filtering options for Slide Styles
Added duration label to Transitions window
Added tab for Transitions in Wizard
Added preview tab in Wizard
Added support for importing PSD files
Improved behavior of ‘use duration’ option in Transitions window
Increased precision in Slide and Transition Duration fields
Fixed issue where main window could be blank on certain computers
Fixed missing Fly-In / Fly-Out caption effects after importing show from a PSH file
Fixed various minor issues related to importing shows from a PSH file
Fixed issues with Wizard applying styles to images based on orientation
Fixed several issues related to sorting content by Date Taken field
Fixed loss of Category selection when switching away from Slide Style tab
Fixed closing of Category area when switching away from Slide Style tab
Fixed incomplete Media Browser UI when selecting a slide sound
Fixed incorrect colors for certain imported videos
Fixed list of effects in the Featured Effects category
Fixed non-replaceable content in Transitions
Fixed placement of various tooltips
Fixed removal process for empty effect categories
Fixed timing problems in Preview after using Shift Slide(s) feature
Fixed issue related to copying grouped layers to other slides
Fixed issue with animating Colorize
Fixed several issues related to program stability

Version 1.0.302 – November 08 2019

Platform:

Windows

Initial product release.

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