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Panopto 6.0 Windows Clients Release (Date: 2019-03-22)

Windows Clients Release 2019-03-22

All fixed issues:

  • Fixed the error messages for devices in use to be more descriptive.
  • Fixed an issue where, under poor network conditions, a broadcast could get accidentally reaped.
  • Removed the setting "Allow capturing computer audio". Now system audio will always be available as an option.
  • Fixed an issue where capture system audio could fail to recover when the only audio output device on the system was removed and replaced.
  • Fixed an issue where PowerPoint Click-to-Run could fail to be capture by Panopto.
  • Fixed an issue where, when using a 3rd party identity provider, login in with a username that contained an apostrophe would fail.
  • Fixed an issue where Panopto could fail to capture PowerPoint when PowerPoint plugins took a long time to load.
  • Fixed a naming mismatch in the post-recording dialog between "Done" and "Upload" - now the accept button is always labeled "Done".
  • Added a new "Resume" button to the post-recording dialog for webcasts that provides an easy way to resume a webcast.
  • Fixed an issue where, when the post-recording dialog was left open after a webcast, webcast viewer could be shown a message about the broadcast being interrupted.
  • Fixed an issue where interlaced camera input could have visual artifacting in the captured video.
  • Improved the performance of the screen capture feature to support smooth capture of higher frame rates with lower resource usage.
  • Added support for the local Remote Recorder API service to Panopto for Windows. This allows for recording light support with a future update to the light service.
  • Added support for per-machine admin presets, allowing a Panopto administrator or videographer to set preferred or locked primary and secondary devices and settings. Note that local administrative rights are required on the computer when setting presets.
  • Fixed an issue where secondary settings combinations that could cause extremely poor quality were selectable when custom quality settings were enabled.
  • Fixed an issue where the first PowerPoint image captured in a recording could be the underlying desktop rather than the PowerPoint slide.
  • Fixed an issue where a secondary stream added after a recording started was not uploaded later if the application crashed before the end of a recording.
  • Fixed an issue where a highlighted mouse cursor could be displayed in a recording even when it should be hidden, for example in a PowerPoint presentation.
  • Added an alert for when a new version of Panopto for Windows is released. Additionally a new upgrade button will appear on the header bar when a new version is available.
  • Improved the detection of low or muted audio, lowering the number of false alerts that are shown.
  • Fixed an issue where yellow alerts would not be cleared when a recording was completed.
  • Fixed an issue where, when joining a recording, by default secondary-only recordings were not allowed.
  • Improved the secondary frame rate options, and moved the default frame rate for new users to 8 frames per second with a bit-rate of 600kbps.
  • Added a yellow alert for elevated CPU usage that could negatively affect the quality of the recording.
  • Fixed an issue where the welcome tour could automatically show again after a recording was started.
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