DVDStyler Changelog

New in version 2.9.3

August 12th, 2015
  • added option to enable reencoding of ntsc film (24 fps)
  • disabled reencoding of ntsc film (24 fps) by default
  • fixed some bugs
  • updated ffmpeg to version 2.7.1

New in version 2.9.2 (February 18th, 2015)

  • fixed muxrate

New in version 2.9.1 (February 16th, 2015)

  • added +genpts muxing flag to improved compatibility on some dvd players (thanks to Manolito)
  • updated some translations

New in version 2.9 (February 7th, 2015)

  • added selection of player for preview
  • added possibility to normalize audio (replay gain)
  • added ability to choose 5.1 audio and normalizing as default in the settings
  • added possibility to select border or crop to keep aspect ratio
  • added possibility to set default subtitle properties
  • added possibility to keep and use cached files after restarting of DVDStyler
  • redesigned the menu properties dialog
  • joined chapter and cell properties dialogs
  • enabled reencoding of ntsc film (24 fps) by default
  • fixed displaying of video bitrate if video don't need be transcoded
  • fixed memory leak (thanks to Sebastian Vater)
  • win32: updated ffmpeg to version 2.5

New in version 2.9 RC1 (January 18th, 2015)

  • added possibility to normalize audio (replay gain)
  • added ability to choose 5.1 audio and normalizing as default in the settings
  • added possibility to reset subtitle properties
  • fixed memory leak (thanks to Sebastian Vater)

New in version 2.8.1 (January 9th, 2015)

  • fixed memory leaks
  • updated some translations
  • updated FFmpeg to version 2.5

New in version 2.9 Beta 2 (December 9th, 2014)

  • joined chapter and cell properties dialogs
  • added possibility to select border or crop to keep aspect ratio
  • added selection of player for preview
  • fixed displaying of video bitrate if video don't need be transcoded
  • fixed one memory leak
  • win32: updated ffmpeg to version 2.5

New in version 2.8 / 2.9 Beta 1 (November 16th, 2014)

  • added possibility to set default subtitle properties
  • added possibility to keep and use cached files after restarting of DVDStyler
  • redesign of menu properties dialog

New in version 2.8 (September 13th, 2014)

  • added possibility to rotate objects and buttons
  • added possibility to play all titlesets
  • fixed call last menu command
  • fixed multithreaded encoding
  • fixed some other bugs
  • updated ffmpeg to version 2.2.1

New in version 2.8 RC3 (August 30th, 2014)

  • Fixed rotation of objects

New in version 2.8 Beta 2 (April 28th, 2014)

  • Fixed some bugs
  • Fixed multithreaded encoding

New in version 2.8 Beta 1 (April 13th, 2014)

  • Added possibility to play all titlesets
  • Added possibility to rotate objects and buttons

New in version 2.7.2 (April 6th, 2014)

  • fixed some small bugs
  • win32: updated ffmpeg to current snapshot version

New in version 2.7.1 (March 8th, 2014)

  • Fixed title selection menu
  • Fixed burning from command-line
  • Updated FFmpeg to version 2.1.4

New in version 2.7 (February 20th, 2014)

  • better support of multiple titlesets
  • added a possibility to add a chapter selection menu
  • added the rectangle selection tool
  • added possibility to align multiple buttons to left/right/top/bottom
  • added slide properties dialog
  • added a possibility to select a titleset to import from DVD
  • changed to use mplex tool for menu multiplexing
  • updated ffmpeg to version 2.1.3

New in version 2.7 Beta 3 (January 14th, 2014)

  • Added a possibility to select a title to import from DVD
  • Added the rectangle selection tool

New in version 2.7 Beta 2 (January 7th, 2014)

  • Changed to use mplex tool for menu multiplexing

New in version 2.7 Beta 1 (January 3rd, 2014)

  • Added possibility to align multiple buttons to left/right/top/bottom
  • Added slide properties dialog

New in version 2.6.1 (November 30th, 2013)

  • Fixed device enumeration on Windows
  • Updated some translations
  • Updated FFmpeg to version 2.1.1

New in version 2.6 (November 14th, 2013)

  • Added slideshow transitions
  • Loop slideshow audio
  • Added support of ffmpeg audio filters (see https://ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg-filters.html)
  • Added possibility to specify output directory
  • Added command line options "temp", "iso" and "device"
  • Added displaying of progress by loading files
  • Added printing of the title size information in log
  • Fixed handling of unicode filenames on Windows
  • Fixed upmix to 5.1
  • Fixed calculation of borders for keeping aspect ratio
  • Updated ffmpeg to version 2.0.1

New in version 2.6 RC3 (November 12th, 2013)

  • Fixed some bugs.

New in version 2.5.2 (August 19th, 2013)

  • Added log file
  • Fixed loading of project with video buttons

New in version 2.5.1 (August 6th, 2013)

  • Updated FFmpeg to version 2.0.

New in version 2.5 (July 23rd, 2013)

  • redesigned chapters and cell properties dialogs
  • added frame spin controls
  • added disc capacity "CD 700MB"
  • added possibility to justify text left/right
  • added support of video files without audio streams
  • added support of SMPTE time codes in chapter list
  • added possibility to set "default chapter length" to 0 to disable creation of chapters
  • fixed rendering of video buttons
  • fixed displaying of start and recording time
  • updated ffmpeg to version 1.2
  • added Spanish (Argentina) translation (thanks to Eduardo Quinteros)
  • added Hungarian translation of DVDStyler Guide (thanks to Gábor Demecs)

New in version 2.4.3 (April 10th, 2013)

  • fixed rendering of video buttons
  • fixed initialization of auto-execute flag
  • added Spanish (Argentina) translation (thanks to Eduardo Quinteros)

New in version 2.5 Beta 1 (March 19th, 2013)

  • added support of video files without audio streams
  • added support of SMPTE time codes in bei chapter list
  • fixed displaying of start and recording time
  • updated ffmpeg to version 1.1.3

New in version 2.4.2 (March 15th, 2013)

  • Fixed transcoding of video files that contnains first audio then video stream.
  • Added check if video fit on DVD without re-encoding.

New in version 2.4.1 (February 18th, 2013)

  • added some new templates
  • added frame 45° button and object
  • added ellipse 45° button and object
  • frame object: added possibility to display image
  • fixed some of templates: pause of menu is set to -1
  • fixed handling of subtitle streams

New in version 2.4 (February 1st, 2013)

  • added possibility to set subtitle opacity
  • added support of auto execute buttons
  • added 'none' naviagtion option for buttons
  • added shortcut Ctrl-A to select all menu objects
  • added audio bitrate to DVD properties
  • added "keep aspect ratio" setting to default video format configuration
  • changed type of image opacity values from decimal to percent
  • fixed calculation of DVD size if start/end time is set
  • added displaying of progress in a Windows 7 taskbar button

New in version 2.4 Beta 3 (January 12th, 2013)

  • added shortcut Ctrl-A to select all menu objects
  • changed type of image opacity values from decimal to percent
  • added audio bitrate to DVD properties
  • added "keep aspect ratio" setting to default video format configuration
  • added displaying of progress in a Windows 7 taskbar button

New in version 2.3.5 (December 27th, 2012)

  • added new menu templates: Christmas, Winter and SnowField
  • fixed calculation of DVD size if start/end time is set
  • added Finnish translation (thanks to Matti Lepp�l�)
  • added Portuguese translation of DVDStyler Guide (thanks to Jo�o Frade)
  • updated libav to snapshot 2012-12-25

New in version 2.4 Beta 2 (December 27th, 2012)

  • added possibility to set subtitle opacity
  • fixed calculation of DVD size if start/end time is set
  • added Finnish translation (thanks to Matti Lepp�l�)
  • added Portuguese translation of DVDStyler Guide (thanks to Jo�o Frade)

New in version 2.4 Beta 1 (November 10th, 2012)

  • added support of auto execute buttons
  • added 'none' naviagtion option for buttons
  • updated libav to snapshot 2012-11-08

New in version 2.3.3 (November 2nd, 2012)

  • Fixed generation of menu with audio

New in version 2.3.2 (October 23rd, 2012)

  • Updated some translations

New in version 2.3.1 (October 15th, 2012)

  • Fixed transcoding of titles with multiple audio files
  • Fixed warning "button y coordinates are odd"
  • Added bell after finishing a burn
  • Added Romanian translation (thanks to Dan Ibanescu)
  • Updated libav to snapshot 2012-10-13

New in version 2.3 (August 27th, 2012)

  • Added:
  • Possibility to import titles from DVD (VIDEO_TS directory)
  • Possibility to rearrange the order of VOBs in a title
  • Possibility to upmix stereo to 5.1
  • Support of PCM audio format
  • Possibility to select default title post command
  • Support of libav 0.9 / ffmpeg 0.11 and changed to use avconv tool to transcode
  • Brazilian Portuguese translation of DVDStyler Guide (thanks to Paulo Henrique Araujo)
  • Changed:
  • Behavior of "do not remultiplex"-check box and format choices
  • Fixed:
  • Default menu navigation
  • Setting of NTSC video format
  • Selecting of video frame from title with multiple video files
  • Setting of audio bitrate

New in version 2.2 (May 14th, 2012)

  • added support of video buttons
  • added video frame selection dialog
  • added ellipse button with image/video frame
  • added shadow to some of buttons
  • added menu template "ocean"
  • fixed action error validation if no menus exist
  • fixed default menu navigation
  • added check of overlapping buttons
  • fixed generation of DVD without menus
  • added possibility to set audio time offset
  • added support of libav (thanks to Fabrice Coutadeur)
  • added support of wxWidgets 2.9.3
  • added Catalan translation (thanks to Rafael Ferran i Peralta)
  • added Uzbek translation (thanks to Umidjon Almasov)
  • added Turkish translation (thanks to Dursun Cemal)

New in version 2.1.0 (December 21st, 2011)

  • Added support of SVG images
  • Added support of SVG blur filter
  • Added new button: shadow frame
  • Added 5 new backgrounds (thanks to Tobias Holm)
  • Fixed displaying of multiple spaces
  • Fixed multiplexing the subtitles
  • Fixed support of multi-core processors
  • Updated ffmpeg to version 0.8.7

New in version 1.8.4.2 (July 14th, 2011)

  • Fixed audio encoding

New in version 1.8.4.1 (July 14th, 2011)

  • Fixed slideshow dialog

New in version 1.8.4 (July 3rd, 2011)

  • added 18 new buttons (thanks to Gustavo Rezende)
  • added 2 new buttons based on images created by Ricardo Maia
  • added 2 new backgrounds (thanks to Henrique Barone)
  • added possibility to return to the last menu (post command "call last menu;")
  • added possibility to save last selected button in separate register for each menu
  • added option "Keep Aspect Ratio" to menu objects
  • added chapters and cell properties dialogs
  • added support of fade-in and fade-out
  • added support of ffmpeg video filters (see http://ffmpeg.org/libavfilter.html#SEC12)
  • added setting to clear thumbnail cache after exit
  • fixed displaying of video frames
  • fixed displaying of frame button for titles with multiple VOBs
  • fixed displaying of video frame for buttons with custom action
  • updated ffmpeg to version 0.7-rc1

New in version 1.8.3 (April 5th, 2011)

  • added option to keep aspect ratio of video
  • added possibility to cut video
  • added possibility to select fill, outline and shadow color of subtitles
  • added possibility to add/remove single images in slideshow
  • added support of NTSC film
  • updated dvdauthor to version 0.7.0

New in version 1.8.3 RC2 (February 24th, 2011)

  • fixed dvdauthor binaries (win32)
  • updated some translations

New in version 1.8.1 (May 27th, 2010)

  • Added possibility to change subtitle options
  • Added support for VCD and half D1 resolutions
  • Added validation of custom actions
  • Some other small changes

New in version 1.8.0.2 (March 18th, 2010)

  • Fixed some bugs
  • Updated some translations

New in version 1.8.0 (February 3rd, 2010)

  • Added DVD menu templates
  • Added undo/redo
  • Added disc capacity "unlimited" (for hard disc)
  • Added menu item "Add file as chapter"
  • Added possibility to create buttons/change actions by dragging from TitlesetManager into MenuEditor
  • Added possibility to center buttons horizontal and vertical
  • Fixed handling of PNG transparency/alpha channel
  • Fixed multiplexing of multiple subtitles
  • Added Norwegian translation (thanks to Olav Inge)
  • Added Japanese translation (thanks to OKANO Takayoshi)
  • Added Russian translation of DVDStyler Guide (thanks to Konstantin V. Lozhkin)
  • Some other small changes

New in version 1.7.4 (October 6th, 2009)

  • New buttons were added.
  • The possibility to select audio and subtitle tracks was added to button actions.
  • Languages for audio streams can now be set.
  • Several other small changes were made.

New in version 1.7.3 (August 17th, 2009)

  • added welcome dialog
  • redesigned title properties dialog: added possibility to add/remove single audio and subtitle files
  • added possibility to set default button
  • added caching of transcoded files
  • saves relative path in project file
  • added check if there is enough space on temporary directory
  • added setting of DVD reserved space
  • added support of multi-core processors
  • updated for new ffmpeg library (v0.5)
  • update guide
  • some other small changes
  • added Vietnamese translation (thanks to Phan Anh)
  • added Tradition Chinese translation (thanks to Chung-Yu Hsu)

New in version 1.7.3 Beta 2 (April 3rd, 2009)

  • added welcome dialog
  • saves relative path
  • added possibility to set default button
  • added support of multi-core processors
  • updated for new ffmpeg library (v0.5)
  • some other small changes

New in version 1.7.3 Beta 1 (March 19th, 2009)

  • The first beta version of DVDStyler 1.7.3 is now available for download for testing. This release adds a cache for transcoded files. So if DVD must be generated multiple times e.g. to display preview of DVD, the files will be transcoded only at the first time. It adds also a check if there is enough space on temporary directory and some other small changes.

New in version 1.7.2 (March 6th, 2009)

  • added setting of aspect ratio
  • added setting of disc capacity and bitrate
  • added displaying of fill status
  • added displaying of free space
  • added support of multiplexing using mplex tool
  • updated for new ffmpeg library
  • fixed multiplexing of NTSC subtitles (thanks to Jean-Luc Bedwani)
  • added help
  • added Macedonian translation (thanks to Damjan Dimitrioski)

New in version 1.7.1 (November 12th, 2008)

  • added possibility to refresh the list of files and directories in the file manager
  • menu multiplexing using ffmpeg instead of mplex tool
  • added command line parameter to auto-start the generation and burning (thanks to Vinicius Mesquita)
  • added some warning messages
  • fixed calculation of DVD size
  • fixed storing of default audio/video format
  • fixed checking of ISO size
  • new icons (from oxygen icon set)
  • new DVDStyler logo (thanks to zach_hudock)
  • mjpeg-tools are no longer necessary as dependencies

New in version 1.7.0 (September 2nd, 2008)

  • Support for AVI files was added.
  • Better support for multiple audio files was implemented.
  • Remultiplexing and transcoding is now possible through the use of ffmpeg.
  • A man page and a Greek translation are now available.