Release: Art-Net Tools, v1.5

Release Type: Production
Version: 1.5
Release Notes

Changes since Art-Net Tools 1.4

  • Fixed bug introduced in 1.4 where ArtDmx Receiver Normalized Values Input had no effect.

Release: FileTools, v1.0

Release Type: Production
Version: 1.0
Release Notes

Changes since FileTools 0.4

  • Added Open Panel, Save Panel, Path To URL, and URL To Path patches.
  • Added option to Text File Writer patch to append instead of overwriting.
  • Added option to Directory Scanner (Blocking) patch to include invisible files.
  • Added file type, creator, and kind to output structure of Directory Scanner (Blocking) patch.
  • Added input to Directory Scanner (Blocking) patch to filter by custom file type (UTI).
  • Made File Type patch's File Path input accept paths as well as URLs.
  • Modified Structure To File patch and Structure From File patch to preserve structure ordering.
  • Fixed exception when File Type patch's File Path input is empty.
  • Fixed memory leaks in Directory Scanner (Blocking) patch.
  • Fixed memory leaks in Image Downloader (Blocking) patch.
  • Fixed crash in Image Downloader (Blocking) patch when given a non-image URL.
  • Modified Image Downloader (Blocking) patch to only execute when its inputs change.
  • Released source code on GitHub.

Release: AudioTools, v1.0

Release Type: Production
Version: 1.0
Release Notes

Changes since AudioTools 0.8

  • Added Audio Embedded File Input and Audio Embedded File Player patches, which let you save a copy of an audio file inside a composition.
  • Improved performance of Audio Input and Audio File Input patches.
  • Released source code on GitHub.


@gtoledo3 ( commissioned the development of the Audio Embedded File patches.

Release: VideoTools, v2.2

Release Type: Production
Version: 2.2
Release Notes

Changes since VideoTools 2.1

  • Fixed bug that caused Video Input patch to stop updating its outputs.
  • Fixed crash when Video Input Features Structure input is fed a structure containing strings (e.g. from XML Parser).
  • Added sample composition to demonstrate Video Input Features Structure input.

Known issues

  • H.264 videos stutter when played backwards.
  • VideoTools patches provide only video input, not audio input.
  • Firewire cameras only support certain combinations of Color Coding, Resolution, and Framerate. Watch the Error output and Console log when troubleshooting.
  • Due to issues with the underlying frameworks, video device info cannot be queried once a video device is in use. Therefore Video Device Info is only updated once: when the composition is first started.


Release: QuartzBuilder, v1.4

Release Type: Production
Version: 1.4
Release Notes

Changes since QuartzBuilder 1.3

Altered behavior of Fullscreen Display Screen setting:

  • (Disabled) — Fullscreen toggles to current screen
  • Display1 — Always fullscreen on primary screen (no toggle)
  • Display2 — Try fullscreen on secondary screen (no toggle). Do fullscreen on primary screen if no secondary screen exists.
  • Display3 — Try fullscreen on tertiary screen (no toggle). Do fullscreen secondary (and then primary) if tertiary doesn’t exist.
  • etc.

Known issues

  • To build an application that contains 32-bit-only plugins, you must run QuartzBuilder in 32-bit mode. See the QuartzBuilder documentation for details.