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Pmx 9.1.6, Ovation 5.1.6, VCube 5.1.6 HotFix update

Postby Nicolas Cavin » Mon Dec 01, 2014 15:51

Dear Merging Customers,

The Merging Technologies Development Team is pleased to announce the HotFix release of Pyramix 9.1.6 build 25336, VCube 5.1.6 build 25336 and Ovation 5.1.6 build25336.

Important:

The Pyramix 9.1.6 HotFix version contains only the following fixes
HotFix Bugs resolved:
MT5592: Fixed. Automation: Snapshot fade option ramping should apply to ON/OFF parameters
MT5595: Fixed. Pyramix potential crash with VT2
MT6020: Fixed. Talkback playback selector shows a ghost connection when changing output patch in the configure page
MT6167: Fixed. Switching between projects can crash Pyramix
MT6183: Fixed. Controller: Crash in MTOASISPortEUCON.dll when controller not attached and adding Buses to the Mixer.
MT6206: Fixed. Album Publishing is not performed with SACD Render mode
MT6207: Fixed. RME MadiFaceXT - Pyramix not starting is set to external clock above 1 Fs
MT6208: Fixed. Added DSD256 support for DSF output to MTDSDConverter
MT6211: Fixed. Pyramix Tango crash when removing the VS3 Alchemist plugin
MT6222: Fixed. Quick Import mov file with AAC audio not working
MT6228: Fixed. Potential MTOASISTPortEUCON.dll crash when adding SubGroup
MT6229: Fixed. Missing MS C++ 2008 SP1 pack on 32 bits installers, causing missing VS3 Solera
MT6240: Fixed. Quicktime Handler doesnt support no seek mode
MT6242: Fixed. Removing several VCAs in Mixer main page makes Pyramix crash
MT6267: Fixed. Adding VS3 effects in Configure page will re-activate VS3 effects that were off.
MT6272: Fixed. RAVENNA ASIO x86 installer missing some components (MTTool dll)
MT6291: Fixed. Bus Dithering under 64bit causes potential glitches over 0dB
MT6294: Fixed. DSD render crash with phase invert crash with mono media
Fixed. Album Publishing: In some cases the summary XML was not generated in the expected folder
Fixed. Automation mode remote control inaccuracy (plugins)
Fixed. VST Scan random crash in Pyramix General Settings when no folder selected

Important: If using the new Cover Art Album Publishing option within a v9.1.5 or v9.1.6 project a Save Special As 9.0 should be performed in order to open that project in a v9.1.4 or v9.0.

Pyramix v9.1.6 HotFix Release Notes:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Pyramix_9_1/Pyramix_v9.1.6_Release_Notes.pdf

Merging recommends that Flux V3/VS3 plugins users update to the latest version available (v3.2.33 >)
https://www.fluxhome.com/download

RAVENNA ASIO Driver Bugs resolved:
MT6272: Fixed. RAVENNA ASIO x86 installer missing MTTool dll
Fixed. Compatibility issue with external player (i.e. JRiver)
Users should update to v9.1.6
RAVENNA Core Audio Driver Bugs resolved:
None. Users should remain on the previously released v2.0.23923

The Ovation 5.1.6 HotFix version contains only the following fixes
HotFix Bugs resolved:
MT6229: Fixed. Missing MS C++ 2008 SP1 pack on 32 bits installers, causing missing VS3 Solera
MT6267: Fixed. Adding VS3 effects in Configure page will re-activate VS3 effects that were off
Fixed. VST Scan random crash in Ovation General Settings when no folder selected

Ovation 5.1.6 HotFix Release Notes:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Ovation_5_1/Ovation_v5.1.6_ReleaseNotes.pdf


The VCube 5.1.6 HotFix version contains only the following fixes
HotFix Bugs resolved:
MT6098: Fixed. AVCIntra 100 1080 interleaved support
MT6212: Fixed. MXF : Wrapped XDCAM-HD with body partition have incorrect Index
MT6219: Fixed. RDD09 Compliance : Footer partition repetition is now enabled by default ; MXF body partition size depends on frame rate
MT6279: Fixed. Still Image load as sequence only on network
MT6285: Fixed. Memory leak using mov files (waveforms, muted tracks)
MT6244: Fixed. Improved ARD ZDF Compliance when exporting in MXF (AVCI, XDCAM HD)
MT6279: Fixed. Still Image load as sequence only on network
Fixed: VCube. Choosing DNXHD 220 produced 10 bits and 220x produced 8 bits in interlaced only
Fixed: VCube: Render XDCAMHD sometimes missing audio essence


VCube 5.1.6 HotFix Release Notes:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/VCube_5_1/VCube_v5.1.6_Release_Notes.pdf

Horus and Hapi
Users should be on the latest certified firmware (currently 2.1.5 build 24821)
Available here: http://www.merging.com/products/horus/downloads




Pyramix v9.1.6 HotFix build 25336 Released

This new Pyramix 9.1 version includes; new features, improvements and bug fixes.

Pyramix has earned a reputation for its quality as the most advanced DAW on the market and we are glad the we once again could count on our beta-testers.

PYRAMIX 9.1 HIGHLIGHTS:
- Hapi RAVENNA support
- Archiving Metadata
- MultiChannel Album Publishing support
- Album artwork implementation and support in Album Publishing
- DSD Album Publishing support
- Generate CD Image & Digital Release wizard ReVamping
- SACD Cutting master Interchange Import
- VT2 improvements
- DSD Render improvements
- Automation improvements
- Plus more Improvements & Bugs fixed

Please carefully read the release notes for the installation procedure for all details.

INSTALLATION:
WARNING: The Pyramix v9.1 requires that you have Pyramix v9 keys, make sure of that prior to installing this version.
WARNING: The Pyramix installer comes in two versions. A 32bit installer version for 32 bit OS and a 64bit installer version for 64bit OS. Make sure that you download and install the proper version.
WARNING: Users currently running in MassCore on a Core2Duo should NOT update to Pyramix v9/v9.1 Refer to Pyramix v9 installation Guide for recommended configurations
- Prior to installing Pyramix v9.1 we recommend that you read the release notes known issue to make sure that this version suits your workflow
- Users that have a Pyramix version already installed should remove their Pyramix version before installing v9.1. See the Release Notes and Installation Guide for more details.
- MassCore 64bit: Note that in order to run Pyramix v9/v9.1 MassCore under 64bit you will need a RTX64 Activation Key along with a MassCore 64-bit key.
- The MassCore/RTX versions used along Pyramix v9.1 are the same as Pyramix v9.0 was needing, so if you come from v9.0 no need to remove the currently installed RTX version that came with v9.0
- HASP dongles are not supported under 64bit, users must purchase a SafeNet dongle in such case
- At the Pyramix v9.1 install you might have a “Bonjour” pending and other Microsoft requirements. Please proceed with those installations and afterwards the Pyramix installer will start. Once Pyramix is installed it is Mandatory that you reboot your system.
- Users that need to run Pyramix and VCube on the same system configuration will have to install the VCube 5.1.6
- For the Pyramix v9 systems recommendations please refer to the link below:
http://www.merging.com/support/pc-config
- Follow the Pyramix v9 Installation Guide:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Pyramix_9/Pyramix_v9_Installation_Guide.pdf
- Users that wish to configure a Dual Boot system (32bit & 64bit) can follow our configuration guide:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Pyramix_9/Dual_Boot_Configuration.pdf

Installation Troubleshooting:
http://forum.merging.com/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=6467

Pyramix v9 known issues:
http://forum.merging.com/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=10240

NOTES:
- Important: If using the new Cover Art Album Publishing option within a v9.1.5 or v9.1.6 project a Save Special As 9.0 should be performed in order to open that project in a v9.1.4 or v9.0.
- Pyramix 9.1 projects are not compatible with Pyramix v9.0 or v8.1 in order to open such projects in an older Pyramix version please make sure that you perform the proper Save Special. A new Save Special as v9.0 is available in the list.


HORUS & HAPI:
Horus and Hapi users should remain on the latest Firmware v2.1.5.24821*. Which has a few fixes along with the Hapi support.
*To upgrade to this firmware version it is mandatory to first update your Maintenance Mode to v31 (or above) if you haven’t already

- Horus & Hapi Release Notes:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Horus_Hapi_2.1.5_Firmware/Horus-Hapi_Release_Notes_(v24821).pdf

HORUS
- Horus Maintenance Mode 30 or 31 is required prior to installing firmware 2.1.5.24821:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Firmware/MaintenanceMode_v31.horus
- Horus Firmware v24821:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Horus_Hapi_2.1.5_Firmware/Firmware_2.1.5_24821.Horus
- Horus User Manual Rev 27:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Horus_Hapi_2.1.5_Firmware/Horus_User_Manual_rev27.pdf
HAPI
- Hapi Maintenance Mode 30 or 31 is required prior to installing firmware 2.1.5.24821:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Firmware/MaintenanceMode_v31.hapi
- Hapi Firmware v24821:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Horus_Hapi_2.1.5_Firmware/Firmware_2.1.5_24821.Hapi
- Hapi User Manual Rev 0.3:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Horus_Hapi_2.1.4_Firmware/Hapi_User_Manual_rev03.pdf


DOWNLOADS:
- Pyramix v9.1.6 Release (32 Bit & 64 Bit installers):
http://www.merging.com/products/pyramix/downloads
- Pyramix v9.1.6 Release Notes:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Pyramix_9_1/Pyramix_v9.1.6_Release_Notes.pdf
- Pyramix v9 Installation Guide:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Pyramix_9_1/Pyramix_v9_Installation_Guide.pdf
- Pyramix v9.1 User Manual:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Pyramix_9_1/Pyramix_V9.1_User_Manual.pdf
- Merging Ravenna Easy Connect Guide:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Pyramix_9/Merging_Ravenna_EasyConnect_Guide.pdf
- MTDiscovery User Guide (for Horus users):
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/MTDiscovery_9/MTDiscovery_User_Manual.pdf

- The new Flux plugins V3/VS3 series come as a separate installer. Merging recommends users to install the latest Flux V3/VS3 build (currently v3.2.33 >):
https://www.fluxhome.com/download



RAVENNA Driver for ASIO (PC) and Core Audio (MAC):
Those RAVENNA Drivers will allow the running of RAVENNA in ASIO (PC Windows) or Core Audio (MAC) with your Merging Technologies Horus converter. Users installing the Ravenna ASIO driver must remove their previous installed version under the Windows Programs (if ever you had a pre-beta version installed).

Documentation and links below.
- RAVENNA ASIO and Core Audio Drivers documentation
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/RAVENNA_ASIO_Core%20Audio/Ravenna_ASIO_and_CoreAudio_Guide.pdf
- RAVENNA ASIO Driver (For Windows 32 Bit PC users):
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/RAVENNA_ASIO_Core%20Audio/MergingRavennaASIODriver_9.1.6_HotFix_Build25336.exe
- RAVENNA ASIO Driver (For Windows 64 Bit PC users):
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/RAVENNA_ASIO_Core%20Audio/MergingRavennaASIODriver_9.1.6_HotFix_Build25336_x64.exe
- RAVENNA Core Audio Driver (For MAC users):
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/RAVENNA_ASIO_Core%20Audio/MergingRavennaCoreAudioInstaller_2.0.23923.dmg


Audio Magic Ring
- AMR v9.1.6 Release (32 Bit installer):
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/AMR_9_1/AMR_9.1.6_HotFix_Build25336.exe
- AMR v9.1.6 Release (64 Bit installer):
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/AMR_9_1/AMR_9.1.6_HotFix_Build25336_x64.exe


Note: All docs and software can be downloaded from: http://www.merging.com/download





Ovation v5.1.6 build 25336 Released

This new Ovation 5.1 release version includes improvements and bug fixes. Note that the Ovation 5.1.6 version is in sync with the Pyramix v9.1.6 release.

Refer to the release notes for more details.


INSTALLATION:
WARNING: The Ovation v5.1 requires that you have Ovation v5 keys, make sure of that prior to installing this version.
WARNING: The Ovation installer now comes in two versions. A 32bit installer version for 32 bit OS and a 64bit installer version for 64bit OS. Make sure that you download and install the proper version
WARNING: Users currently running in MassCore on a Core2Duo should NOT update to Ovation v5.
- Users that have an Ovation version already installed should remove their Ovation version before installing v5.1. See the Release Notes and Installation Guide for more details.
- MassCore user running the RTX version installed with Ovation v4.1 or v5.0 on a 32bit OS do NOT need to un-install MassCore (32bit), since Ovation v5.1 uses the same MassCore/RTX version.
- MassCore 64bit: Note that in order to run Ovation v5/v5.1 MassCore under 64bit you will need a RTX64 Activation Key along with a MassCore 64-bit key.
- At the Ovation v5.1 install you might have a “Bonjour” pending and other Microsoft requirements. Please proceed with those installations and afterwards the Pyramix installer will start. Once Pyramix is installed it is Mandatory that you reboot your system.
- For the Ovation v5 systems recommendations please refer to the link below:
http://www.merging.com/support/pc-config
- HASP dongles are not supported under 64bit, users must purchase a SafeNet dongle in such case
- Users that wish to configure a Dual Boot system (32bit & 64bit) can follow our configuration guide:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Pyramix_9/Dual_Boot_Configuration.pdf


Installation Troubleshooting:
viewtopic.php?f=16&t=6467


HORUS & HAPI:
Horus and Hapi users should remain on the latest Firmware v2.1.5.24821*. Which has a few fixes along with the Hapi support.
*To upgrade to this firmware version it is mandatory to first update your Maintenance Mode to v31 (or above) if you haven’t already

- Horus & Hapi Release Notes:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Horus_Hapi_2.1.5_Firmware/Horus-Hapi_Release_Notes_(v24821).pdf

HORUS
- Horus Maintenance Mode 30 or 31 is required prior to installing firmware 2.1.5.24821:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Firmware/MaintenanceMode_v31.horus
- Horus Firmware v24821:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Horus_Hapi_2.1.5_Firmware/Firmware_2.1.5_24821.Horus
- Horus User Manual Rev 27:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Horus_Hapi_2.1.5_Firmware/Horus_User_Manual_rev27.pdf
HAPI
- Hapi Maintenance Mode 30 or 31 is required prior to installing firmware 2.1.5.24821:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Firmware/MaintenanceMode_v31.hapi
- Hapi Firmware v24821:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Horus_Hapi_2.1.5_Firmware/Firmware_2.1.5_24821.Hapi
- Hapi User Manual Rev 0.3:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Horus_Hapi_2.1.4_Firmware/Hapi_User_Manual_rev03.pdf



DOWNLOADS:
- Ovation v5.1.6 Release (32 bit & 64 bit installer):
http://www.merging.com/products/ovation/downloads
-Ovation v5.1 Release Notes:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Ovation_5_1/Ovation_v5.1.6_ReleaseNotes.pdf
- Ovation v5 Installation Guide:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/Ovation_5/Ovation_v5_Installation_Guide.pdf

- The new Flux plugins V3/VS3 series come as a separate installer. Merging recommends users to install the latest Flux V3/VS3 build): https://www.fluxhome.com/download


RAVENNA Driver for ASIO (PC) and Core Audio (MAC):
Those RAVENNA Drivers will allow the running of RAVENNA in ASIO (PC Windows) or Core Audio (MAC) with your Merging Technologies Horus converter. Users installing the Ravenna ASIO driver must remove their previous installed version under the Windows Programs (if ever you had a pre-beta version installed).


Documentation and links below.
- RAVENNA ASIO and Core Audio Drivers documentation
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/RAVENNA_ASIO_Core%20Audio/Ravenna_ASIO_and_CoreAudio_Guide.pdf
- RAVENNA ASIO Driver (For Windows 32 Bit PC users):
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/RAVENNA_ASIO_Core%20Audio/MergingRavennaASIODriver_9.1.6_HotFix_Build25336.exe
- RAVENNA ASIO Driver (For Windows 64 Bit PC users):
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/RAVENNA_ASIO_Core%20Audio/MergingRavennaASIODriver_9.1.6_HotFix_Build25336_x64.exe
- RAVENNA Core Audio Driver (For MAC users):
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/RAVENNA_ASIO_Core%20Audio/MergingRavennaCoreAudioInstaller_2.0.23923.dmg



Note: All docs and software can be downloaded from: http://www.merging.com/download




VCube v5.1.6 build 25336 Released

This new VCube 5.1 version includes Blackmagic design Video Cards support along with improvements and bug fixes. Note that the VCube 5.1.6 version is in sync with the Pyramix v9.1.6 Release.

VCUBE 5.1 HIGHLIGHTS:
- VCube support Blackmagic design Video Cards
- Simplified Profile based mechanism for:
o Record
o Convert Media Files
o Render Composition
o Import Still images Sequence
- Rendering in ProRes proxy, LT, HQ
- Compatibility with IRT MXF, Sony MXF (see MXF Known issues)
- Faster Playback performance improved for; ProRes, DNxHD & AVC-Intra formats
- And Bugs fixed

Please carefully read the release notes prior to installing this Release version.

INSTALLATION:
WARNING: The VCube v5.1 requires that you have VCube v5 keys, make sure of that prior to installing this version.
WARNING: The VCube installer comes in two versions. A 32bit installer version for 32 bit OS and a 64bit installer version for 64bit OS. Make sure that you download and install the proper version
- Prior to installing VCube v5.1 we recommend that you read the release notes known issue to make sure that this version suits your workflow
- Merging recommends that users remove the previous version of VCube installed on their system prior to installing VCube 5.1
- You might be warned of pending requirements at installation please proceed and install accordingly if so
- For the Blackmagic design Video Cards installation please follow the VCube release notes
- QuickTime is no longer required nor installed along VCube
- Virtual Transport is now within the VCube’s application and transparent to the users. Though a firewall warning message might appear at the first launch of VCube, please accept it if so.
- The VCube configuration mode must now be setup through the VS3 Control Panel
- Users with Pyramix and VCube installed on the same system, it is mandatory that you upgrade your Pyramix to v9.1.6 release to go along side VCube v5.1.6
- The VCube Packs have been redefined in v5, implicates Key changes for .MOV DNxHD users, contact you nearest sales office for more details
- Mykerinos users must be aware that those cards are not supported under 64bit
- HASP dongles are not supported under 64bit, users must purchase a SafeNet dongle in such case

Compressed Audio File Formats:
- DirectShow technology support (MP3, WMA, AAC, ..) some additional 3rd party codecs might be needed. For SRC proper support, we recommend that users install the codec packs available here if they haven’t done so already.
http://forum.merging.com/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=5755


DOWNLOADS:
- VCube v5.1.6 Release (32 bit & 64 bit installers):
http://www.merging.com/products/vcube/downloads
- VCube v5.1 Release Notes:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/VCube_5_1/VCube_v5.1.6_Release_Notes.pdf
- VCube v5.1 Installation Guide:
http://www.merging.com/uploads/assets/Installers/VCube_5_1/VCube_v5_Installation_Guide.pdf


Once again, the whole team would like to thank you for your efforts, patience and commitment.

Best Regards,
The Merging Team
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