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Latest update 15.6
June 29, 2015

New Video Cloud Studio

 

Brightcove Player Support in Live Module

When creating new events in the Live module, Brightcove players can now be used.

YouTube Distribution Updates

The YouTube Distribution feature has been enhanced to handle scheduled start dates on videos, privacy status, and one-way synchronization. For more information see Distributing Video to YouTube and Setting the Privacy Status for a Video.

Image Upload in Media Module

You can now upload your own video poster and/or thumbnail image in the New Studio Media module within the video details page of any video. For more information see Uploading Video Poster and Thumbnail Images.

Image Capture in Media Module

You can now capture your own video poster and/or thumbnail image in the New Studio Media module within the video details page of any video. For more information see Capturing Video Poster and Thumbnail Images.

Ability to set player domain restrictions

You can now configure players to restrict playback to specified domains. For more information see Configuring Player Availability.

Complete Required Metadata Support in Upload Module

Users can now upload videos and all required fields (standard and custom) will show up in the upload module to be filled in. If all the required metadata is not filled in when uploading, the video will be uploaded in an inactive status. For more information see Uploading Videos Using the Upload Module.

UI Improvements and Bug Fixes

  • Publishing modal improvements - easier access to the player URL
  • Ability to batch activate/deactivate videos from the list view
  • New Studio UI style changes
  • Video count for smart playlists is now displayed in the "all playlists" list view
  • Fixed the sort order of 'Favorite' playlists in the sidebar
  • Fixed issue with multiple player deletion in the Players module
  • Creating new manual playlist and folders no longer takes you to the blank/empty view

Mobile SDKs

 

Brightcove Player SDK for Android 4.3.9

The Brightcove Player SDK for Android v 4.3.9 is now available and can be downloaded here. For more information, see the release notes.

Brightcove Player SDK for iOS 4.3.3

The Brightcove Player SDK for iOS v 4.3.3 is now available and can be downloaded here. For more information, see the release notes.

Brightcove Player v1.14.15

June 29
  • Improved mp4 fallback source selection
  • Improved basic playback support for older Android devices

Brightcove Player v1.14.12

June 5
  • Switch quality levels faster when bandwidth degrades unexpectedly
  • Fix an issue that could reset playback to the live point when switching HLS quality levels
  • Fix an issue that caused some HLS streams to begin playback in 4:3 aspect ratio

Previous Updates

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Summaries of the changes made in each release of Video Cloud.

2015 Releases

2014 Releases

  • December 18, 2014
  • November 28, 2014
  • October 30, 2014
  • September 30, 2014
  • August 27, 2014
  • July 30, 2014
  • June 30, 2014
  • May 30, 2014
  • April 30, 2014
  • March 28, 2014
  • February 27, 2014
  • January 29, 2014

2013 Releases

  • December 18, 2013
  • November 20, 2013
  • October 30, 2013
  • September 24, 2013
  • August 22, 2013
  • July 18, 2013
  • June 13, 2013
  • May 9, 2013
  • April 17, 2013
  • March 21, 2013
  • February 21, 2013
  • January 24, 2013

2012 Releases

2011 Releases

2010 Releases

2009 Releases

2008 Releases

  • December 18, 2008
  • 3.1
    December 6, 2008
  • November 13, 2008
  • 3
    September 1, 2008
  • June 1, 2008