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The sixth V2021.1 beta has been released.

https://www.lwks.com/index.php?option=com_kunena&func=view&catid=19&id=229299&Itemid=81#229299

Some important issues have still to be resolved, so Lightworks will be delaying the release version for at least two weeks.

The following have been added:  'DCI 4k' (4096x2160) 19:10 as an output option for 4K media.
the ability to adjust timeline segment colours (within the sequence timeline 'Settings' panel) and an
option on the 'System Settings' panel for choosing how to output source media to the hardware I/O.

There are also various fixes.

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The seventh Lightworks Beta Version 2021.1 is now available on Windows Linux and Mac

https://www.lwks.com/index.php?option=com_kunena&func=view&catid=19&id=229815&Itemid=81#229815

This has added further icon improvements to the user interface and also maximum codec supported bitrates to the H.264/MP4 compression panel on export.

It improves the way users select the RED R3D Decode options on the project card and DVEs (2D and 3D) positioning when switching to a different sequence output format.

For Mac, support for mac OS version 11.0 (Big Sur) is added.

There's also a number of fixes.

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The seventh Lightworks Beta Version 2021.1 is now available on Windows Linux and Mac

https://www.lwks.com/index.php?option=com_kunena&func=view&catid=19&id=230174&Itemid=81#230174

16th December is the target date for releasing V2021.1.

The following have been added: the ability to show what the image was on an offline media file. for the 'Associates > Constituents' including subclips if the sequence refers to them and sequence 'constituents' to show marked regions corresponding to the portion that's in use.

There are a number of fixes.

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The 8th V20.21.1 beta is now available

https://www.lwks.com/index.php?option=com_kunena&func=view&catid=19&id=230574&Itemid=81#230574

There is one week to go until release on the 16th. Should needs be, Lightworks may release another Beta build on Friday this week (feedback dependent) in preparation for release.

When dragging and dropping into the application, the following have been added: the ability to change the frame rate on an EDL ;the ability to change the frame rate on image sequences; the ability to change the frame rate on Audio Only files. Also. a panel when creating a sequence from a bin for choosing the sequence frame-rate (when the proposed constituent clips don't share the same frame-rate)/

There are various fixes.

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The 9th V20.21.1 beta is now available

https://www.lwks.com/index.php?option=com_kunena&func=view&catid=19&id=230695&Itemid=81

Lightworks hope that this should be the final build ready for release on Wednesday next week.

These additions gave been made: the ability to display BITC information for Subclip/Sync metadata on sequences, improvements to proxy generation from 4k and higher media when using 'Same as source,  improvements to proxies generated from H.265/HEVC media and tooltips to enabled BITC overlay labels on the viewer.

There are also various fixes.

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The 11th Lightworks Beta Version 2021.1 (revision 126396) is now available on Windows Linux and Mac.

https://www.lwks.com/index.php?option=com_kunena&func=view&catid=19&id=231207&Itemid=81#2312

Two of the serious issues reported recently, with sluggish behaviour with lack of playback and failure to export to H.264 have been resolved, plus a number of other fixes.

This build will be the last of 2020, so the final release of V2021.1 has been delayed to January.

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The 12th Lightworks Beta Version 2021.1 is now available on Windows Linux and Mac

https://www.lwks.com/index.php?option=com_kunena&func=view&catid=19&id=232253&Itemid=81

This is hoped to be the last V2021.1 beta before release.It has added improvements for H.265/HEVC decoding and playback and Improved performance with Apple ProRes decoding on Windows and Linux. There are also various fixes.

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Lightworks Version 2012.1 is now released

https://www.lwks.com/index.php?option=com_kunena&func=view&catid=19&id=232818&Itemid=81

Lightworks say:
"This latest version is probably the biggest release in the last ten years! Changing some of the fundamental foundations to allow us to build a more powerful and flexible product over the coming years."

"The overall foundations of the application have been rewritten with a faster and more flexible open architecture. This allows any media to be brought into a project and played at its natural size and frame-rate without being altered".

New Features Include:
Projects No Longer Have Frame Rates
The video output format is now set per sequence
Resolution preservation
Added ‘Square’ and “Portrait’ Sequence Output Formats For Social Media
Define Sequence Custom Output Aspect Ratios (Lightworks Pro Only)
Added Asset Associations

More details here: https://www.lwks.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=98&Itemid=209

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The Lightworks V2021.1,1 beta is now available.

https://www.lwks.com/index.php?option=com_kunena&func=view&catid=19&id=234075&Itemid=81

This latest build is a maintenance release for 2021.1 that fixes some important issues that have been raised recently, along with a few fixes that were not ready in time for the 2021.1 release.

Added new keyboard shortcut commands

    "Save current sequence frame" (which saves the frame from the current record sequence)
    "Save current frame" (which saves the frame from the focus)
    "Associates" (which opens the Associates tab for the current clip/sequence)

Added additional capabilities to the "Find-> Clip references' panel

    Segments with/without "Effects" can now be searched for (can be narrowed down to just Video or Audio by deselecting the tracks)
    Segments with/without "Media" can now be searched for
    Segments with/without "Cue Markers" can now be searched for
    Segments that are "Active" Yes/No can now be searched for
    Restored the ability to 'Jump to next match' and 'Jump to previous match' options

Added ability to set the default frame rate for importable items which do not have a known frame-rate
Added 'Frame-rate' to the list of default table view Bin attributes
Added new hint when revealing the 'New project' panel for the first time in a Universal Project version of Lightworks

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The 2nd V2021.1,1 beta is now available.

https://www.lwks.com/index.php?option=com_kunena&func=view&catid=19&id=234763&Itemid=81

This latest build fixes a few regressions that have crept in along with adding further improvements to audio handling with hardware I/O. Lightworks is still keeping changes to a minimum during this cycle and hope to be able to release within the next couple of weeks.

One new feature in V2021.1.1 is the graphic representation of missing media in transition overlaps. This is an area that causes difficulty for new users.

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The third V2021.1.1 beta is now available

[url]https://www.lwks.com/index.php?option=com_kunena&func=view&catid=19&id=235849&Itemid=81#235849[/url]

This latest build fixes several regressions that have crept in along with various improvements. Lightworks are still keeping changes to a minimum during this cycle and hope to be able to release within the next couple of weeks.

Additions include:

Improvements to the export panel to be more intelligent about available/unavailable formats

    Export formats are now allowed if they can't handle the exact sequence frame-rate
    Export formats that cannot generate files with the same aspect-ratio as the sequence are shown with red suffixes
    Export formats with a red suffix now show an explanatory message if such a format is selected

Option to the "Timeline->Settings" menu to configure whether or not tabbing stops at transition mid-points
The ability to rename Custom Formats on the project card and to generate 1080p proxies from larger file types (4K etc).

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The fourth V2021.1.1 beta is now available.

https://www.lwks.com/index.php?option=com_kunena&func=view&catid=19&id=236174&Itemid=81

This latest build resolves issues reported with memory handling and HEVC media, along with a few other improvements. Lightworks are keeping changes to a minimum during this cycle and hope to be able to release within the next couple of weeks.

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