Livestream Producer Release Notes

Below are the release notes for the Livestream for Producers/Livestream Producer software for both Mac and PC's. 

 

Version 1.0.25

Date of Release: June 7, 2017

Release Notes:

  • Various improvements and bug fixes


Version 1.0.23

Date of Release: March 30, 2017

Release Notes:

  • Added Blackmagic Web Presenter as a certified device

 

Version 1.0.21

Date of Release: January 18, 2017

Release Notes:

  • Fixed an issue with cropping the camera source
  • Various improvements & bug fixes

 

Version 1.0.19

Date of Release: June 28, 2016

Release Notes:

  • Improved reliability for when connection is interrupted
  • Improved communication protocol (Mac only)

 

Version 1.0.13

Date of Release: December 30, 2015

Release Notes:

  • New Authentication System
  • Desktop Audio Fix for Yosemite and later (Mac only)
  • Various bug fixes

 

Note: All previous versions are no longer supported. All users must be version 1.0.13 or later.

Version 1.0.10 (Mac) / 1.0.11 (Windows)

Date of Release: September 29, 2015

Release Notes:

Fixed a bug where if Producer lost Internet connection on a free account, it would not start again

Several improvements and bug fixes to Livestream Producer that improve its usability and reliability

Version 1.0.6

Date of Release: May 29, 2015

Release Notes:

Several improvements and bug fixes to Livestream Producer that improve its usability and reliability.

Version 1.0.2 

Date of Release: March 3, 2015

Release Notes: 

"Notify Followers" off by default. The "Notify Followers" checkbox is now disabled by default. This update addresses concerns of accidentally notifying all followers while testing broadcasts.

Stop stream confirmation. You will now see a message that prompts you to confirm that you would like to stop the live broadcast.Removed chat tab. You will no longer see the chat tab as that feature is not available within Livestream Producer. Instead, we now display the short URL of your event.

Version: 1.0

Date of Release: July 10, 2014

Release Notes: 

New Graphics, name change to Livestream Producer

Fixed several BlackMagic bugs that could cause crashes

Fixed crashes in the DirectX 10 render method (Windows)

On Systems that are 64 bit, with Windows 7 or higher a promotion screen is shown for Livestream Studio

Version: 0.0.64

Date of Release: May 13, 2013

We've made some improvements to Livestream for Producers that makes the software more reliable and functional. These updates mostly improve functionality, but we've added a couple new features as well. Here are the changes:

Release Notes: MAC

Release Notes: PC

Version: 0.0.56

Date of Release: January 10, 2013

Release Notes:

PC - Fixes an issue that sometimes does not allow your event to go live, making the software more reliable. 

MAC - Fixes an issue that sometimes does not allow your event to go live, making the software more reliable. 

NOTE: This release does not allow MAC users to capture the desktop in Mountain Lion. If you want to stream your desktop in Mountain Lion you should download the BETA version 0.0.44 here: 

Version: 0.0.54

Release Notes:

PC and MAC - This Livestream for Producers release fixes an audio issue that got released in version 0.0.49.  

This update fixes audio issues when using the BlackMagic H.264 Pro Recorder, and the BlackMagic ATEM Line when using the USB 2.0 plug with lower end machines.

Version: 0.0.49

Date of Release: September 26 , 2012

Release Notes:

PC and MAC - Crashes no longer under really slow internet connections (too slow to stream)

A fix for publishing point leaking, with free accounts (reason we are releasing this)

A fix for preview mode when you have no events.

Version: 0.0.42

Date of Release: June 11, 2012

Release Notes: First Public Release

PC and MAC - The Livestream Livestream for Producers release is focused on stability and bug fixes.

Notable Bug Fixes and improvements:

  • New Graphics, name change to "Livestream Producer"
  • Fixed several BlackMagic bugs that could cause crashes
  • Fixed crashes in the DirectX 10 render method (Windows)
  • On Systems that are 64 bit, with Windows 7 or higher a promotion screen is shown for Livestream Studio
  • Game Mode Improvement:
  • Audio Improvements:
  • Supported Device Improvements:
  • Input Fixes:
  • Broadcasting Fixes:
  • Aspect Ratio and Cropping:

Full list of bug fixes and improvements:

  • Increased API stability. Easier log in for those with slower connection.
  • Desktop capture in Mountain Lion. You can now broadcast your screen on Macs.
  • Fixed crashes when Memory gets low. This makes the application more reliable.
  • Better stability when cameras have a fluctuating frame rate. Livestream for Producers is now more reliable when using cameras with different frame rates.
  • Fixed disconnect/reconnect in Blackmagic cards and H.264 recorder. Livestream for Producers now properly reconnects to Blackmagic cards.
  • Fixed several time issues with Blackmagic cards. Makes Livestream for Producers more reliable with Blackmagic cards.
  • Memory Leak fixes. Improves performance.
  • Fixed audio format detection with certain Blackmagic Devices. Audio will now be detected and play properly.
  • Fixed camera settings storage.
  • Audio Mixer is now displayed on the same screen as control bar when live. Makes mixing easier when live.
  • Increased API stability. Easier log in for those with slower connection.
  • Fixed crashes when Memory gets low. This makes the application more reliable.
  • Better stability when cameras have a fluctuating frame rate. Livestream for Producers is now more reliable when using cameras with different frame rates.
  • Fixed disconnect/reconnect in Blackmagic cards and H.264 recorder. Livestream for Producers now properly reconnects to Blackmagic cards.
  • Fixed several time issues with Blackmagic cards. Makes Livestream for Producers more reliable with Blackmagic cards.
  • Memory Leak fixes. Improves performance.
  • Fixed audio format detection with certain Blackmagic Devices. Audio will now be detected and play properly.
  • Fixed camera settings storage.
  • Audio Mixer is now displayed on the same screen as control bar when live. Makes mixing easier when live.
  • Removed "Matrox A/V Input" DirectShow device from the sources list. Sometimes duplicate inputs and extra inputs would appear in the sources list. Now they will not.
  • WAS (Vista and higher) Recording Fix (looping sound). There was an issue where sound would sometimes loop, which is now fixed.
  • Fixed an issue with the Microsoft Lifecam Cinema where it would stop streaming with extreme light changes. During broadcasts that involve drastic changes in lighting, streams would stop. That will no longer happen.
  • Removed NTSCp, PALp and 720p half-FPS video modes from the capture methods of Matrox capture devices. These video modes were unreliable and have been removed.
  • Fixed a bug when the username on Windows is not in the English alphabet. Livestream for Producers would not be able to start with usernames that were not in the English alphabet. Livestream for Producers will now open properly.
  • Added game rehooking (By default ctrl+f2). You can now rehook your game with this keyboard shortcut.
  • Fixed several game hooking so it is more reliable. Hooked games would not be able to be broadcast or would sometimes drop out.
    • Some example games: Counter-Strike: Source, Half-Life 2: Deathmatch, Garry's Mod, Day of Defeat: Source, Team Fortress 2, Dota 2 Beta
  • Livestream for Producers was crashing with the latest BlackMagic Decklink Driver version 9.5. We fixed this to ensure Livestream for Producers will no longer crash when using the latest BlackMagic Decklink Driver Version 9.5.
  • Livestream for Producers would sometimes stop with "Capture Card Async Detected Errors". We made improvements to ensure this will no longer occur.
  • We added a new feature that gives the ability to select your own input aspect ratio.
  • We added a new feature that enables the Livestream Livestream for Producers window to stay "Always on top." After installing Livestream for Producers, this feature is set to off by default. The "Always on Top" feature can be turned on in the Preferences dialog on the Desktop Tab.
  • Livestream for Producers has now a better stability on less reliable internet connections.
  • Webcam video input quality has been optimized so that we select the best resolution and framerate for the desired output quality.
  • Livestream for Producers increased the processor performance in Game Mode.
  • Overall audio performance has been improved.
  • Livestream for Producers was sometimes dropping audio during the start and/or finish of a broadcast. This is fixed and will no longer occur.
  • Specific Improvements have been made to improve audio for Windows XP users.
  • Added Component RGB and Component YUV video input type support for Osprey devices.
  • Livestream for Producers was showing multiple definitions from the BlackMagic API in the dropdown source menu. This has been fixed to show the accurate definitions.
  • Livestream for Producers now supports capture devices without any audio.
  • Livestream for Producers was sometimes showing a camera busy error when it wasn't in use. This has been fixed to accurately show camera status.
  • Livestream for Producers was saving input selection parameters after clicking the "Cancel" button. This has been fixed to ensure input selection parameters are reverted.
  • Fixed a Windows XP bug that was causing Livestream for Producers to crash after broadcasting for extended periods.
  • Previously the hotkeys could start a broadcast while the Preferences dialog was open. Livestream for Producers will not allow a broadcast to start while Preferences dialog is open.
  • Livestream for Producers was sometimes stopping when a device was plugged/unplugged while broadcasting live. This has been fixed to better support plug/unplug while broadcasting.
  • The aspect ratio detection and cropping have been improved to be more accurate.
  • Fixed a bug that occurs when broadcasting is set to automatically restart after x hours, that now allows users to also manually choose their preferred bitrate.
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