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Latest update 16.8
August 31, 2016

New Video Cloud Studio

 

Date Dimension Added to Custom Reports

When creating custom reports, a Date dimension is now available. For more information on creating custom reports, see Creating Custom Analytics Reports in the Analytics Module.

Mega Menu

Video Cloud Studio now has a mega menu for selecting modules. The mega menu replaces the current header and allows for more modules to be added in the future.

Player-level Logo Overlays

The Players module now allows image overlays to be configured as part of the styling options. For more information, see Styling Players.

 

Brightcove Native Player SDKs

 

Brightcove Player SDK for Android 4.9.1

The Brightcove Player SDK for Android v 4.9.1 is now available and can be downloaded here. For more information, see the release notes.

Brightcove Player SDK for iOS 5.1.3

The Brightcove Player SDK for iOS v 5.1.3 is now available and can be downloaded here. For more information, see the release notes.

 

Brightcove Player v5.8.1

Aug 31
  • Fixed an issue where bc.SKIN values were causing confusion
  • Updated video.js to 5.11.6
    • Added exception handling to event handlers
    • Fixed wrapping native and emulated MediaErrors
    • Fixed switching between audio tracks
    • Added title attribute to audio button
  • Updated videojs-contrib-hls to 3.5.3
  • Updated analytics to 2.3.1
    • Fixed an issue with metrics requests failing for HLS videos in 2 second segments.

Brightcove Player v5.7.1

Aug 12
  • Fixed an issue with right-click behavior and the context menu
  • Fixed an issue that could cause unintentional preloading in iOS
  • Fixed an issue with the alternate audio icon

Brightcove Player v5.6.2

Aug 1
  • Updated HLS to 3.3.0 from 3.1.0
    • Fixed a bug in IE where loadedmetadata was not firing
    • No longer timeout segment requests if there is only one playlist left or if we are on the lowest rendition available
    • Fixed a bug where sometimes the first segment was not fetched when it should have been
    • Added an algorithm to seek over gaps in the video element's buffer when they are created because of missing video or audio frames
    • Moved the AES decryption logic to it's own project
  • Fixed an issue where an error was thrown when disposing a player
  • Fixed an issue where an error was thrown in iframe players in Safari only
  • Fixed an issue where controls were transitioning too early in IE11
  • Fixed some minor IE8 compatibility issues
  • Added a Player Information modal
    • Replaces the old "debugger" that previously existed
    • The modal provides useful information for customer support. It can be invoked by right-clicking (or via a long touch on devices that emit touch events) and selecting Player Information from menu
    • Subsequent events of this sort (right-click/long touch) will trigger the default behavior (i.e. the native context menu)

 

For updates to the Brightcove Player, see the Brightcove Player Release Notes.

Previous Updates

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

2016 Releases

  • August 31, 2016
  • July 29, 2016
  • June 30, 2016
  • May 31, 2016
  • April 29, 2016
  • March 31, 2016
  • February 29, 2016
  • January 28, 2016

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