Mediasite Recorder 7.5 Release Notes

Contents

  1. Release History
  2. What's New
  3. Supported Hardware Revisions
  4. Related Information

Release history

Release Release Date
7.5.5 Wednesday, February 3, 2021
7.5.4 Monday, December 14, 2020
7.5.3 Thursday, November 12, 2020
7.5.2 Wednesday, September 30, 2020
7.5.1 Monday, August 10, 2020
7.5.0 Tuesday, July 28, 2020

What's New

7.5.5 (Wednesday, February 3, 2021)

Fixes

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HR-4324 Fixed the problem in Recorder where live audio could fail due to communication issues between the server and the Recorder.
HR-4330 Fixed the problem in Recorder where the application could hang when starting a live recording due to communication issues with the server.
HR-4336 Fixed the problem in Recorder where a memory leak occurred while writing smooth streaming files.

7.5.4 (Monday, December 14, 2020)

Fixes

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HR-4245 Fixed the problem in Recorder where high disk usage could cause the Recorder to stop sending live data.
HR-4247 Fixed the problem in Recorder where live streams could fail due to processing backups on the Recorder.
HR-4258 Fixed the problem in Recorder where live playback could be out of sync in some browsers.
HR-4265 Fixed the problem in Recorder where the Recorder could send bad live data to the Mediasite Video Platform.
HR-4269 Fixed the problem in Recorder where some smooth streaming on demand content could fail to play back.

7.5.3 (Thursday, November 12, 2020)

Fixes

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HR-4179 Fixed the problem in Recorder where live streams could fail with memory-related errors.
HR-4221 Fixed the problem in Recorder where live presentations could sometime stall in the player.

7.5.2 (Wednesday, September 30, 2020)

New Features

Category Features
Mediasite Recorder

Added a feature to automatically reconnect an NDI device when the MCIP command ADDNDIDEVICE is called.

Improved variable bitrate encoding performance.

Fixes

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HR-4114 Fixed the problem in Recorder where no video or audio was displayed from NDI devices.
HR-4120 Fixed the problem in Recorder where NDI devices could start in the Disconnected state after being added and removed more than once.
HR-4139 Fixed the problem in Recorder where live presentations with multiple streams being recorded could crash and not recover.
HR-4143 Fixed the problem in Recorder where the signal type for some line-in devices was displayed as USB.
HR-4172 Fixed the problem in Recorder where the preview could sometimes fail to start.

7.5.1 (Monday, August 10, 2020)

Fixes

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HR-4052 Fixed the problem in Recorder where restoring from the restore partition could sometimes fail.
HR-4071 Fixed the problem in Recorder where it was not possible to update to a newer image if the current software had the same version as the image.

7.5.0 (Tuesday, July 28, 2020)

New Features

Category Features
Mediasite Recorder

Added the ability to add delay to audio or video devices for improving AV sync.

Improvements in live streaming to prevent flooding the network with data.

Improve Recorder's performance logging and monitoring.

Added changes to allow live streaming using newer cryptographic protocols.

Architecture changes to eliminate issues with data queues.

Improvements in memory usage for more efficiency.

Improvements to do some post-processing tasks during recording to make publishing more efficient.

Enable variable bitrate recording on newer models of Recorder to improve efficiency and reduce file storage.

Added an error message to the Recorder user interface that will be displayed if live streaming data loss is greater than 2%.

Fixes

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HR-902 Fixed the problem in Recorder where audio and video could get out of sync after many pauses in a single presentation.
HR-1089 Fixed the problem in Recorder where live slides could be out of sync if the transcoder restarts.
HR-1702 Fixed the problem in Recorder where pausing during a stream to an external RTMP server would cause a failure.
HR-1977 Fixed the problem in Recorder where live streams could abruptly stop.
HR-2469 Fixed the problem in Recorder where video files were not recorded during some live presentations.
HR-3447 Fixed the problem in Recorder where preview could fail after refreshing the user interface.
HR-3547 Fixed the problem in Recorder where unpublished presentations could be deleted when disk space was running low.
HR-3552 Fixed the problem in Recorder where audio sometimes didn't start for live presentations.
HR-3675 Fixed the problem in Recorder where the Recorder could crash and reboot.
HR-3687 Fixed the problem in Recorder where some Windows databases could take up a large amount of file space.
HR-3688 Fixed the problem in Recorder where recordings could fail due to a device error.
HR-3697 Fixed the problem in Recorder where a failure in the live transcoder could cause the Recorder to reboot.
HR-3712 Fixed the problem in Recorder where preview could freeze while recording.
HR-3720 Fixed the problem in Recorder where some presentations were not displayed on the presentations page for recovery.
HR-3767 Fixed the problem in Recorder where preview could fail to load in the remote user interface or Monitor while a presentation was being recorded.
HR-3777 Fixed the problem in Recorder where if a video device stopped working the Recorder did not detect the issue.
HR-3780 Fixed the problem in Recorder where multiple preview crashes could occur during a presentation.
HR-3804 Fixed the problem in Recorder where the Recorder could reboot during a Join live presentation.
HR-3805 Fixed the problem in Recorder where a reboot would incorrectly trigger recordings to restart on Join machines.
HR-3817 Fixed the problem in Recorder where media could become corrupted during a recording.
HR-3851 Fixed the problem in Recorder where presentations could fail to continue recording after a pause.

Supported Hardware Revisions

Related Information

Online Documentation

Starting in May 2020, documentation for most Mediasite products and applications can be found online at docs.mediasite.com.

Known Issues

A complete, current list of known issues is available in KBA 4112 in the Mediasite Customer Care Portal.

Licensing

Some, not all, Mediasite components require a license, please see our licensing KBA 4106 in the Mediasite Customer Care Portal.

Customer Care

For customer support, use the Mediasite Customer Care Portal or call 877.783.7987.

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