Studio Release Notes
In this topic, you will find the latest information on changes and enhancements to Video Cloud Studio and Brightcove Player Studio.
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14 Mar 2019
Ability to Change Primary User for Account
It is now possible to select a different primary user for an account. For information, see Managing Users.
Ability to Edit Account Information
It is now possible to edit your account information to change the account name and mailing address. For information, see Managing Account Information.
1 Feb 2019
Updates to Players Module Plugins UI
The Players module now provides the ability to easily configure a Brightcove Player with a set of Brightcove provided plugins. For information, see Configuring Player Plugins.
30 Jan 2019
Additional Input and Output Options in Live Module
The Live module has added support for both RTP and SRT input formats (in addition to RTMP). Support for RTMP outputs has also been added. RTMP outputs allow the live stream to be sent to other RTMP entry points. This can be used to send the live to stream to Facebook or YouTube for example. For information, see Creating and Managing Live Events using the Live Module.
23 Jan 2019
Player Localization in Players Module
The Players module now supports player localization allowing the player interface elements to appear in various languages. If player localization is not configured, the interface will display in English. For information, see Configuring Player Localization.
13 Dec 2018
Ability to Export Video Metadata from the Media Module
The Media module now provides the ability to export video metadata to a .csv file. For information, see Exporting Video Data.
Created and Updated By User in the Media Module
The Media module now provides the ability to see who created and last updated videos in your account. For information, see Getting Started with the Media Module.
6 Dec 2018
Updates to Media Module UI
Several new features have been added to the Media module UI:
- The side navigation panel can now resized by clicking and dragging it
- The video listing page now supports horizontal scrolling
30 Nov 2018
Updates to Players Module
Several new features have been added to the Players module UI:
- When adding a logo overlay, a Logo URL can now be added. This will open a new browser tab when the overlay is clicked.
- When using a playlist player, the playlist can now be hidden. This is useful when you want to play a series of videos without having the playlist be displayed.
- A JSON editor is now available for editing the player configuration.
For information on all the player properties, see Setting Player Properties.
14 Nov 2018
Updated API Authentication UI
The API Authentication page has been redesigned. For information, see Managing API Authentication Credentials.
8 Nov 2018
Updated Billing UI
The Billing page has been redesigned. For information, see Viewing Billing Information.
1 Nov 2018
Last Login Added to User Administration
A Last Login field has been added to the Manage Users page. This field will display the last date and time a user logged into Video Cloud Studio. For information, see Managing Users.
3 Oct 2018
Players Module Updated UI
A new player editor (the player details page) is now available. Access to the legacy UI will be available until March 2019. The legacy editor must be used when editing version 5.x players. For information, see Setting Player Properties.
17 Jul 2018
Redesigned Live Module
The Live module has been redesigned with a more robust backend and simplified UI. For information, see Creating and Managing Live Events using the Live Module.
22 Jun 2018
Social Module Clipping Enhancements
It is now possible to set a Social clipping default ingest profile. For information, see Managing Ingest Profiles.
It is now possible to create Social clips from videos with DRM applied that were transcoded using a Dynamic Delivery ingest profile.
29 May 2018
Create New Folders when Uploading Videos
The Upload module now provides the ability to create new folders for videos that are being uploaded. For information, see Uploading Videos Using the Upload Module.
24 May 2018
Offline Playback Video Property
An offline playback video property has been added in the Upload and Media modules. When checked, enables the video to be saved locally and viewed offline when using applications created using the device SDKs. This option will only appear if the account is enabled for offline playback.
15 May 2018
Export Gallery Leads Option
The Audience module now provides an Export Gallery Leads option which can be used to export data captured in lead forms used in Gallery experiences. For information, see Exporting Gallery Lead Data.
14 May 2018
Required Fields when Uploading Videos
The Upload module can now be configured so that all required fields must have values before videos can be uploaded. For information, see Managing Account Settings.
1 May 2018
Multiple Audio Track Support in the Media Module
The Media module now provides the ability to upload additional audio tracks for videos that were transcoded using Dynamic Delivery or Context Aware Encoding. For information, see Adding Audio Tracks to Videos using the Media Module.
12 Mar 2018
Players Module Updated UI - Beta
A new player editor (the player details page) is now available as on opt-in beta. Publishers will see a button on the current player details page that says "Switch to Beta Editor". When clicked, a modal will pop up explaining what the new player editor is and how feedback can be submitted. Both the new and old version of the UI can be used. The switch is user specific so you will not be impacting the UI for all users in the account when you choose to opt-in. Note that the ability to manage player plugins is not yet available in the new UI.
8 Mar 2018
Dynamic Delivery Download Renditions
The Media module now provides links to download video renditions that were transcoded using Dynamic Delivery. For information, see Downloading Videos from Video Cloud.
22 Feb 2018
Updated Context Aware Profile Editor
The Context Aware Profile Editor interface has been improved to allow for finer grained control over profile settings. For information, see Creating Ingest Profiles for Context Aware Encoding.
21 Feb 2018
Audience Module Video Activity Option
When using Audience Tracking, SSO or custom integrations, the Audience module now allows you to select a video and then view activity for that video. For information, see Viewing Video Activity.
15 Feb 2018
Billing & Reports Page Updated
The layout of the Billing & Reports page has been updated. For information, see Viewing Billing Information.
14 Feb 2018
Audience Module Manage Data Option
The Audience module now provides a manage viewer data option that can be used to search for a user and then either remove that user or export that user's data. For information, see Managing Viewer Data.
19 Jan 2018
Social Module Captions Support
The Social module now supports the ability to publish captions to YouTube and Facebook. For information, see Publishing Videos to Social Media Platforms.
12 Dec 2017
Audience Module Changes
The Publish to Email feature now offers to ability to publish videos to Gallery landing page experiences. Gallery landing pages can be easily styled and display a lead form to capture viewer information. For information, see Publishing a Video to Email using the Audience Module.
The Audience module homepage now offers to ability to view the performance and conversion of Audience lead forms. For more information, see Getting Started with the Audience Module.
6 Dec 2017
Publish to Gallery Landing Page
The Media module now offers to ability to publish videos to Gallery landing page experiences. Gallery landing pages can be easily styled and display a lead form to capture viewer information. For more information, see Publishing a Video to Email.
30 Nov 2017
Media Module Saved Search
The Media module now offers to ability to save search queries you perform. Saved searches can then be easily accessed and re-run. For more information, see How to Search for Videos and Playlists in the Media Module.
6 Nov 2017
Social Module Changes
- Thumbnail changes can now be propagated to YouTube after the initial upload (via Auto Sync Feeds).
- The default language for YouTube can now be set. This impacts where the video will be featured in YouTube search and is important for publishers outside North America.
- Geographic restrictions for Facebook can now be set. This allows publishers to limit Facebook videos to certain geographies.