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Vixen 3.6 Released

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  1. ChristmasInKaralee

    ChristmasInKaralee Senior Elf

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    Our annual major release is now available. http://www.vixenlights.com/downloads/vixen-3-downloads/

    There's been a ton of new features and improvements since last year. Here's the synopsis.

    Vixen 3 - 3.6 Release Build:

    ** New Feature
    * [VIX-488] - Add option to Balls effect to enable random Balls movement.
    * [VIX-784] - Wipe Movement Curve
    * [VIX-2226] - Create New Toolbars for the Curve, Gradient and Color Libraries
    * [VIX-2229] - Extend the grid cursor position line onto the audio track.
    * [VIX-2234] - Add Web support for enable/disable controllers
    * [VIX-2272] - Split effects
    * [VIX-2373] - Add a Strobe effect
    * [VIX-2394] - Playback Controls in Preview
    * [VIX-2489] - Bring back "paste effects to mark
    * [VIX-2542] - Adding a media toolbar to the display preview
    * [VIX-2646] - Always on Top Preview - but only when playing
    * [VIX-2679] - Freeze Butterfly effect
    * [VIX-2683] - Add compression to FPP export format
    * [VIX-2698] - "Egg Timer" Fill
    * [VIX-2699] - Create toolbar for Alignment tools
    * [VIX-2731] - Add Liquid Effect
    * [VIX-2746] - Dev Build Wipe Effect Location
    * [VIX-2766] - Add the ability to edit the element tree from the Preview.
    * [VIX-2777] - Create a Vendor inventory / Model Browser

    ** Improvement
    * [VIX-2273] - Effect default length change
    * [VIX-2291] - Export Sequence Output Network File Option
    * [VIX-2537] - Changing to Mark Collections in the Lip-sync should try to select a phoneme collection if one is available.
    * [VIX-2589] - Add more directions to the wipe.
    * [VIX-2634] - Allow FPP universe file generation when export includes non sACN controllers
    * [VIX-2635] - Update FPP Export for FPP 2.x format
    * [VIX-2647] - Scroll to newly added universe in SACN cofig screen
    * [VIX-2651] - Seamless show transitioning
    * [VIX-2655] - I am colorblind and can't use the Custom Prop Editor. Please change the color of the selected light in the Custom Prop Editor.
    * [VIX-2662] - Add ability to copy/paste marks in the mark bar.
    * [VIX-2676] - Improve Render speed of the Text, Countdown and Shapes effects.
    * [VIX-2687] - Dissolve needs additional color options on the grouping.
    * [VIX-2688] - Add a ? help icon to the header of the effect editor that links to the website documentation.
    * [VIX-2689] - Child elements has effects indicator
    * [VIX-2694] - Add X and Y Movement curves to the Meteor effect.
    * [VIX-2695] - Add X and Y Movement curves to the Snowflake effect.
    * [VIX-2696] - Add X and Y Movement curves and Height curve to the Border effect.
    * [VIX-2701] - Create a default mixing filter for the layers to do simple mixing so you can stack multiple layer groups.
    * [VIX-2703] - Make editor toolbars movable/customizable
    * [VIX-2707] - Ordering Within Color/Gradient/Curve Libraries
    * [VIX-2708] - Add Spinning Film Leader to Count Down Effect
    * [VIX-2709] - Update dependent libraries to current versions
    * [VIX-2714] - Add select all button to sequence selection page in bulk exporter.
    * [VIX-2717] - Change the Effect Toolstrip so when labels are hidden it reduces the Toolstrip height.
    * [VIX-2718] - Add configuration to the source to allow TortoiseGit to auto link the ticket number to the bug tracker.
    * [VIX-2720] - Add Motion selection (Iterations/Speed) and Speed Curve to the ColorWash effect
    * [VIX-2721] - Add Motion selection (Iterations/Position) and PositionCurve to the Curtain effect
    * [VIX-2723] - Add Motion selection (Iterations/Speed) and SpeedCurve to the Spiral effect
    * [VIX-2736] - Add Circle Burst to the Wipe effect.
    * [VIX-2753] - Save timed sequence form capitalization
    * [VIX-2759] - Performance optimizations in the core engine.
    * [VIX-2761] - Upgrade to .Net Framework 4.7.2
    * [VIX-2762] - Add Character Explode and Fall direction to Text Effect
    * [VIX-2763] - Improve the performance of the Circles effect
    * [VIX-2765] - Remove mark end indicator while moving when mark bars aren't shown
    * [VIX-2772] - Pause Button
    * [VIX-2782] - Change format of Liquid effect text
    * [VIX-2784] - Switch to selection mode after importing custom prop
    * [VIX-2789] - Add the ability to assign face mapping to props in the Custom Prop Editor
    * [VIX-2790] - Create Element templates for Arch, Star, and Candy Cane to align with smart objects.

    ** Bug
    * [VIX-750] - Objects in preview not aligned after using zoom in configure preview.
    * [VIX-2014] - Preview Grid Element does fill bounding box
    * [VIX-2213] - Color Copy with Only One Choice
    * [VIX-2223] - Crash while configuring controller
    * [VIX-2258] - Crash when toggling "View Timeline Window"
    * [VIX-2269] - Taking a long time for simple operations in the Display Setup
    * [VIX-2382] - LipSync Pixel Map Editor Title Cut Off
    * [VIX-2447] - Import Type Selection Form Missing Vixen Icon
    * [VIX-2565] - Lip Sync ~ System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object
    * [VIX-2580] - Elements sometimes lose proper perception, but maintain proper relative location
    * [VIX-2633] - Crash when exporting to FPP.
    * [VIX-2636] - Show setup form has several bugs.
    * [VIX-2638] - When trying to switch a gradient color from a color stop, full crash and shutdown
    * [VIX-2640] - Text effect - iteration setting ignored with rotate option
    * [VIX-2644] - The link elements form in the preview shape setup does not resize the columns correctly when items are linked.
    * [VIX-2649] - Updating element settings causes crash
    * [VIX-2650] - When cloning a Spin effect the enable minimum brightness setting does not transfer.
    * [VIX-2654] - The FPP universe file export has a bug where it calculates the start channel incorrectly at every controller switch.
    * [VIX-2657] - Pinwheel Offset position is limited to +-100 pixels, but it should be based off Buffer size.
    * [VIX-2660] - Streaming ACN Controller crash on some edits when using multicast.
    * [VIX-2661] - Using the tile wheel to pan left in the timeline does not work, but right does.
    * [VIX-2668] - Countdown effect is not shown in the editor when using 32bit version of V ixen
    * [VIX-2671] - Curve Editor X and Y value boxes no longer allow decimal values.
    * [VIX-2672] - Extra mark line through wave form
    * [VIX-2674] - The Picture effect looses one row at the top of all images.
    * [VIX-2677] - Direction in Countdown effect when Location is selected is not working correctly.
    * [VIX-2678] - The color module updating is inconsistent and does not always update.
    * [VIX-2704] - Video with mega tree or grid not ok for other defaut duration (2.0s)
    * [VIX-2713] - FPP Export 2.0 universe file nulls instead of empty field
    * [VIX-2719] - Vixen Crashes or Exits without saving
    * [VIX-2722] - Plasma effect has a speed range of 1 to 100 so can not be stopped.
    * [VIX-2724] - Butterfly effect not working correctly under certain conditions.
    * [VIX-2725] - Colorwash effect not working correctly over a long period of time.
    * [VIX-2726] - Spirograph effect has a speed range of 1 to 100 so can not be stopped.
    * [VIX-2727] - Dragging an effect from the Effects toolstrip through the a new Library toolstrip loses it's visual drag.
    * [VIX-2729] - Drag Color to Toolstrip Color library not working and a couple of null issues.
    * [VIX-2733] - Meteor speed still moves when speed and variation is set to 0.
    * [VIX-2734] - Wipe On and Wipe off when using Burst In or Out in Wipe effect doesn't do anything.
    * [VIX-2739] - Crash when import my custom prop
    * [VIX-2741] - Exporting a universe file from the wizard crashes Vixen.
    * [VIX-2744] - Chroma Key config issues when using multiple Chroma Key layers
    * [VIX-2749] - Auto Save As Dialog gets hidden behind other windows
    * [VIX-2751] - Serialization error in the prop editor module stemming from VIX-2655
    * [VIX-2754] - Discrete custom props are not properly displayed in the OpenGL previewer.
    * [VIX-2757] - Dependency libraries being copied to the root when they should not be.
    * [VIX-2758] - Shapes Output path in Debug X86 config is incorrect and Shapes effect is not displayed in Sequencer.
    * [VIX-2760] - Wipe migration from several versions ago can crash because the migration does not handle missing properties correctly.
    * [VIX-2764] - Layer mixing is not working correctly
    * [VIX-2767] - Update the remaining deprecated NLog methods.
    * [VIX-2768] - Adding Marks with Fill to Gap option does not initially render correctly.
    * [VIX-2769] - Wipe effect does not render properly
    * [VIX-2771] - Time Editor Overlapping Effects no longer displayed
    * [VIX-2774] - Export can leave outputs in a bad state when it finishes.
    * [VIX-2776] - Clean up unused libraries and build dependencies.
    * [VIX-2778] - App crashes when importing xModel from Xlights
    * [VIX-2781] - Crash all vixen software with build 863
    * [VIX-2783] - Imported models in the preview do not show in the element tree after import.
     
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  2. ezellner

    ezellner Apprentice Elf Generous Elf

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    Thanks for all the hard work and time put in on this! Much appreciated!
     
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    A big thank you to all involved in creating and maintaining such a wonderful piece of software.
     
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    No worries at all. We have also just made some changes that has reduced Vixen CPU usage by 75%, this is very significant for users that have larger channel count. Should be in one of the upcoming builds.
     
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    Thanks team for your continued work on this application, I really enjoy using Vixen when programming my lights, I just wish that I was a little more creative in my lighting escapades lol.

    Now to start programming my lights for this year lol
     
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