PlayoutONE Changelog

September 2019
NewQuickeys have been re-designed to give customizable pages, colours & commands
NewWebVT brings OnAir Controls to users who have the privilege enabled.
NewMonitor for Pro now is responsible for Now Playing data direct from the Datbase rather than from the billboard.txt file. This gives quicker and more reliable updates of Now Playing.
FixImporting new audio in PlayoutONE caused Early Extro to be set to the TrimOut instead of Extro
FixIssue in PlayoutONE Pro where if a marker was reached early it would stop the playout.
FixIn Standard when you Voice track the song you’ve VT’d out of, it’s Length would go to 0
FixIssue where the PLAY UID command was always be playing on player 1.
FixAutoDJ in Standard wasn’t rotating tracks properly. Applied new ordering system.
FixOn some occasions, the Trim Out wasn’t being reset to the duration of new audio being imported.
FixTempo Issue in WebVT where negative tempos caused visual issues
FixMultiStation not showing correct Category in Playlist
NewIf Monitor isn’t running for PlayoutONE Pro setups, then a warning is now shown in PlayoutONE.
NewAny item now being made a split from the playlist has a default command of PLAY UID
NewIn ASIO mode, only ASIO devices are now shown. Direct Sound has been removed from PlayoutONE.
NewFileCopy has a new option to browse for a file in Multi FTP Download mode.
NewRotate carts can now be shuffled after X amount of plays.
NewLiveStream has a new option to use the raw feed rather than the feed from the DSP or VST.
NewOption to hide meta data save warnings in PlayoutONE Pro.
NewMonitor has a new bandwith throttle setting (IPG) to help with moving backup audio and cached audio on slower networks.
NewPlayoutONE Pro has an option to use a new Fade Manager (FM). When enabled, RunToTime is effectively calculated on every segue.
July 2019
NewPlayoutONE has a new option to use ‘Sequential UID’. This gets the next UID available from the start of the media finder rather finding the next UID after the last item in the media finder.
NewIntroduction of WebVT for PlayoutONE Pro.
NewIntroduction of Multi Station. You can now create multiple stations that all share the same media finder.
NewMeta Cue Sheets can now be created from mixdown files which allows the meta data to transfer to other PlayoutONE systems upon playback.
NewRotates, Dayparts & Start / Stop dates can now be mass applied from the bulk editor
NewRotates can now be chosen how far in the future to resolve.
NewLiveStream can now be set to delay sending meta data.
FixCart Chunk markers were not being read correctly in the edit audio window.
FixAuto Importer on some occasions was not locking the on air hour.
NewRotates, Dayparts & Start / Stop dates can now be mass applied from the bulk editor
NewRotates can now be shuffled after a set amount of plays.
NewOption to ignore DayPart restriction for Playback within PlayoutONE.
NewPlayoutONE has a new marker (‘Fillmarker’) which allows you to specific where songs that are added by RunToTime are placed.
NewExport Data option now contains Human Time fields
NewLiveStream logger can now split into user defined timed segments
NewFileCopy has new option on record audio to export a timed segment of the recording
NewMonitor has new MetaData outputs for Jump2Go
NewOption to export audio between trim points
FixIssue where segue editor was clipping audio
FixIssue when soft deleting lots of items in PlayoutONE Pro
NewPlayoutONE Pro can be run in ‘Isolation Mode’ which allows rebooting of the Server whilst keeping PlayoutONE running.
NewFileCopy can now warn when a FTP job doesn’t download the correct number of files.
NewKill dates can now be applied to items in the Media Finder (Pro Only).
FixRecording in the edit audio window was not saving in the correct format.
NewMonitor has support for Audessence and Innovonics RDS encoders.
NewMonitor can talk to No-IP DNS updater.
NewCommand Markers can now be attached to audio within PlayoutONE to trigger commands at designated points within playback.
NewPrint playlist now has an option to show colours like the playlist.
FixThe LoadPlaylist command in Standard would not work if you had a friendly name assigned to it.
FixWindow positions were not always being saved within PlayoutONE.
FixIn AutoDJ, specifying a specific UID would not always work.
FixEarlyNext was sometimes incorrectly being calculated in PlayoutONE Pro.
FixIn PlayoutONE Standard the incorrect ducking was being applied in the Mixdown.
FixLiveStream would not send accented characters to the meta data.
FixPlayoutONE Pro would sometimes show the wrong table header in the edit audio window when adding a rotate.
FixReplace UID in PlayoutONE Pro was on occasions not working.
FixRecording in the Edit Audio window wasn’t always recording in full quality.
FixThe RunToTime command has been refined to be quicker at processing the next hour.
FixVarious SQL Database tweaks and improvements to enhance performance.
Version November 2018
FixAltered the Fade setting in the segue editor when items are overlapping to respect the fade setting in the database.
FixWhen double clicking a note in the log the text box was showing it as a command.
NewAdded length column to the replace same artist and replace same category (PRO only)
NewMoved insert NOTE to be on it’s own instead of in commands menu.
FixMonitor wasn’t always showing the weather for searched cities (PRO Only)
NewFilecopy now allows you to download multiple files from an FTP Server as well as added auto numbering and wildcards.
Version November 2018
FixMarker Change. In PlayoutONE standard if you edited a Marker (Hit or Soft) then the date would default to NOW rather than the date of the marker.
NewLiveStream now supports VST Plugins.
NewPlayoutONE now allows you to right click on the media finder and playlist and play an item from ‘ONEPlayer’. ONEPlayer is stand alone from PlayoutONE and is useful when you need to upgrade PlayoutONE and play a media source from another program. This was usually Window Media Player!
NewPlayoutONE Pro has a new command to play the hooks of items coming up in the playlist automatically (HookNext)
FixRedundant setting removed (Lock Title & Artist)
NewPlayoutONE Pro has a new command to play Time & Temperature announcements
NewPlayoutONE Monitor has the option to sign up to the OpenWeatherMap service for weather information
NewPlayoutONE Pro has a new stop symbol for the chain column in the log.
FixWhen using SWAP Command in PlayoutONE Pro in an hour other than than the on air hour, the air times would not update.
FixSpacebar is now only active once you have started voice tracking. Previously it would trigger the start of voice tracking.
NewAutoImporter can now import into a rotate cart. (PlayoutONE Pro only)
FixNotes and Commands can not have their type changed from the log.
NewLiveStream now has an option to play emergency file to an output on the sound card
NewRotation History grid in PlayoutONE now shows the current hour with a border
NewPlayoutONE Pro has a replace from same artist button
NewPlayoutONE Pro has a replace from same category button
NewPlayoutONE Pro now shows the category in the log.
FixAutoDJ Multi Cut Copy & Paste now working.
NewPlayoutONE Pro can now send social media posts to Facebook & Twitter
FixPlayoutONE Segue Editor was incorrectly marking songs as stop if you segued into them.
NewPlayoutONE Pro HeadUp Display now shows intro time.
NewMusic1 integration now much more robust thanks to Type settings.
NewPlayoutONE Pro has a new command to send an email to specified recipients.
NewThe Media Finder in PlayoutONE now shows a note icon which can be double clicked to expand item notes if present.
NewFileCopy has new GUI
NewFileCopy now has the option to schedule a file record job and export to AutoImporter.
NewSerial Data Receiver has new GUI
NewMonitor has new GUI
FixWhen turning off editing abilities, PlayoutONE Pro was still allowing access to edit audio from the playlist.
FixWhen deleting items from PlayoutONE, peak files were not being removed.
FixMulti Select Cut wasn’t working in PlayoutONE Pro
FixUsers could add punctuation and spaces to the UID field.
FixAssigned players routine wasn’t assigning players if you deleted the whole hour
FixPlayoutONE Mass Importer was reseting file count back to 0 after 500
NewAutoDJ now has colours in the template window
FixPlayoutONE Segue Editor wasn’t respecting Soft Deleted Item in PlayoutONE Pro
NewRight click option in the log to show history for that specific item
NewLiveStream was skipping audio after 2 hours in WASAPi mode.
NewLiveStream was slowing audio down in Mono mode.
NewMonitor now has a meta data schedule tool.
NewSerial Data Receiver has the option to only act upon serial commands depending on time and day of week.
NewSerial Data Receiver can alert via email should a command not have been received within a specific time period
NewRemote Voice Tracker has new method of comparing files which is more reliable.
NewFileCopy can have jobs remotely started and stopped via IP command
NewPlayoutONE has new API for requesting data over IP
NewPlayoutONE Monitor silence detector overhaul.
NewPlayoutONE Auto Importer, LiveStream and Serial Data Receiver can all send emails via PlayoutONE Monitor, meaning 1 set of SMTP details in Monitor only.
NewAutoImporter now has new detection for Early Extro in PlayoutONE Pro.
Version June 2018
NewLiveStream v3. DSP can now be turned or or off using the tick on the top right hand corner of the dsp row.
FixLiveStream v3.ASIO right channel wasn’t saving sound card selection in some cases
FixFileCopy. Folder selection would sometimes return a true or a false instead of the folder output
FixRVT. Profile switch wasn’t always returning the correct profile.
FixPlayoutONE. Segue editor sometimes wasn’t displaying the correct segues.
FixPlayoutONE. When saving a cart with no audio PlayoutONE would use the last cart saved and save it on the cart with no audio.
FixPlayoutONE. Auto Trim and Auto Exro settings were not saving in the settings menu.
NewPlayoutONE. Option under VoiceTrack tab to purge old voice tracks (Requires Monitor to be running)
NewAutoImporter. GES and Broadnet integration
Version June 2018
NewLiveStream v3. Multiple encoder support with AAC+, AAC, MP3, OGG. Audio Logging with automatic deletion of files older than a certain date. Silence detector with automatic failover to a silence file. Full DSP Support.
NewPlayoutONE now only supports Microsoft SQL Server. Microsoft Access is no longer supported.
FixPlayoutONE would sometimes not auto start on startup.
NewPlayoutONE audio wall has been replaced with the ‘Media Finder’
FixPlayoutONE license code could not be altered within PlayoutONE.
FixPlayoutONE audio engine had an issue with some M4A’s. We took the decision to convert any M4a to Mp3 on import. PlayoutONE however can still import M4A.
NewPlayoutONE has a new command ‘Play Quickkey X’. This allows you fire a quick key from the log. X denotes the quick key number.
NewPlayoutONE has a new command called ‘FadeStop’ which allows you to fade the current item and stop PlayoutONE.
NewVoice, Command and Note types have been hard coded in settings
NewPlayoutONE playlist editor icon has changed to match the top bar.
FixPlayoutONE Segue Editor sometimes would not save the amended segue.
NewPlayoutONE Voice Tracking has been re-written for greater speed and stability.
NewPlayoutONE has new billboard options you an add into the billboard.
FixPlayoutONE will not save any audio without assigning a type. Items without a type will not play.
NewYou can now set different duck volumes on different types.
NewWhen Remote Voice Tracking in PlayoutONE you now see a much friendlier date for the playlist you’ve requested.
NewYou can now alter a type of a cart directly from the log.
NewYou can now set any player with a chain set to STOP to flash to warn you.
FixAutoDJ wasn’t counting commands in the pre-defined commands window. Now it does
NewVB-Audio Banana mixer support.
NewIf importing a file from another PlayoutONE you get the option to use the embedded meta data.
NewGlobal options to Trim Silence on each import and also find extro.
FixMass importer would only let you import 10 files at a time.
NewWhen splits are connected a STOP button appears on the top blue bar so you can stop whatever is playing on the splits
NewRight click option in the log to STOP EVERYTHING.
NewRVT option to purge out old voice tracks.
NewMonitor meta data outputs to Omnia, LiveStream, FMB80, Deva RDS,
NewAuto Importer V3 allows multiple importer and setting of file data up on import.
NewTraffic Merging with Auto Importer V3
NewRight clicking on the headphone button now gives you the last 10 seconds of the selected audio track in PlayoutONE.
Version 2.1.10227th October 2017
NewWe’ve changed the player waveforms for solid colour bars. This change dramatically reduces the PlayoutONE CPU usage. If  however you really like the waveforms then they can be re-enabled in the settings.
FixVarious bugs and tweaks.
Version 2.1.2
FixIncreased size of Command Parameter window.
FixColours were not displaying after bookmarks used on audio library.
FixAutoDJ wasn’t always selecting items not set with a Type on PlayoutONE upgrade.
FixStopped SoftMarker continuing if previous item was unchained.
Version 2.1.1
NewDisable update message at startup.
Version 2.1
NewVoice track ducking and type ducking. Set ducking on the item you want to enforce ducking on other items. E.G to make songs play quieter underneath voice tracks, tick ducking on voice tracks.
NewOversweeps are now defaulted to Not Fade in the player to stop them fading out.
FixSettings menu would sometimes take a long time to open.
NewButton to access the playlist editor (formerly creator) from the toolbar.
NewPPM Meters. These can be shown on screen to see the levels out of PlayoutONE.
NewHotkey design.
NewControl surface. Gives you big Play and Toggle button. Right click on the keyboard icon to show.
NewConnected Splits. Shows which splits are connected.
NewChain and Fade box is now activated by double clicking rather than single click in the Player.
NewMixdown Markers. Allows you to place multiple markers in the playlist. PlayoutONE will then mixdown each part automatically and output to a folder and filename of your choice. CTRL M inserts the markers.
NewPlaylist history window now auto refreshes.
Fix‘Allow Playlist Update’ setting was updating everything on the playlist rather than just the item with the option ticked on it.
NewLots of background optimisation work to make loading players and playlists quicker (SQL).
FixWhen using the mass importer if you minimised it, then it would stop the import.
FixMass Changer has been re-written as it would sometimes crash when looping through lots of items.
NewPlaylist History window refreshes and new filter options.
NewIn settings you can now upload a logo for the main PlayoutONE bar, and also for the playlist report.
NewAutomation Command. This when switched, instructs PlayoutONE to ignore any unchained items.
NewTitle Bar now contains the Station name and Slogan.
FixRunToTime command would destroy and previous segues setup including VoiceTracks.
NewStreamFade command. This allows a stream to be faded instead of just stopped.
NewCalendar week shows at top of the blue bar.
NewDirect Sound replaced with WASAPI audio protocol. This brings support for 7.1 Soundcards.
NewOption to display a warning if you are about to unload the on air log. This setting can be turned on in settings.
NewWarning when loading logs into the main playlist. Option to turn this on is in settings.
NewStop button to clear and eject the PlayoutONE Cart Players and stop the log.
NewTimeStretch Start & End Marker to time stretch items in a block to a set duration.
NewOption to password protect settings.
FixWait command wasn’t working properly in some circumstance.
NewWhen editing a segue, copy, paste or moving items – segues will now be reset to original position.
NewOption to disable audio editing features within PlayoutONE (Setting).
Version 2.0.49
NewSegue Editor re-design with new right click to play, and fade / non fade tick boxes.
NewSQL Compatibility. PlayoutONE can now be used with Microsoft SQL.
Version 2.0.17
NewAdded new option in type manager to specify which items the RunToTime command can drop.
NewAdded logging to see why the setting menu sometimes take a while to open.
Version 2.0.15
FixOversweep would not oversweep if the previous item was an oversweep.
FixBookmarks sometimes would not show all bookmarks.
NewAdded Playlist Update to the bulk operations list.
Version 2.0.11
FixBulk normalise now adds meta data.
Fix‘Double click to play’ is stored as a setting.
Version 2.0.10
FixOversweeps were not firing correctly if you had intro’s set before Trim In’s.
NewBulk tool to fix intros set before trim in markers.
FixPopup box that would prompt to save a playlist when committing a new segue in the segue editor.
Version 2.0.02
FixChain command wasn’t working on commands.
FixMass importer would stop if you minimised P1.
FixBookmarks would not reset if you cleared the filter.
NewAdded friendly date to the top of date playlists.
Version 2.0.01
FixCP1 would crash if you opened the RVT menu but hadn’t run the RVT app first.
FixHit markers would not be acted upon if they entered the command sequencer early.
FixP1 would enter trial mode if you clicked cancel on the license screen within the program.
FixTimers on a cart would flash if you clicked the recue button without anything in them.
NewBeta released.
Version 1.465
NewOption to turn off the Artist Rotation within Auto DJ profiles.
FixRotation problems when using AUTODJ.
FixWAIT time was not 100% accurate.
NewRUNTOTIME command which will fill or shave to make a playlist fit to an hour. Fill set can be set in the settings.
Version 1.459
NewThe load playlist calendar now remembers the last playlist you loaded.
FixOversweeps would sometimes fade out.
FixIf you ejected two items consecutively then the playlist would stop.
FixIf using RVT you wouldn’t see any Graphic Waveforms when Voice Tracking.
NewPlayoutONE now writes Category and Alt Category into the meta data of a file.
FixTime Markers would cause hours to skip ahead.
Fix/db shortcut would not work.
FixRemoved Playlist Check command as no longer required.
Version 1.446
NewCopy and paste function within Auto DJ builder.
NewUnlimited amount of rows in Auto DJ.
NewVolume control when playing streams.
FixProblem with FTP uploading.
NewGUI design including top menu and players.
NewOption added on the right click menu of the audio list. ‘Double Click To Play’ allows you to double click on a cart and have it play straight away rather than opening for editing.
NewRefined the Remote Voice Tracking procedures. Added new calendar status message boxes to show where the Playlist is on the journey from the station back to the remote DJ.
Version 1.393
NewOption to purge log history after a configurable amount of days.
NewNew playlist loading function added. Playlists now load one hour after the other regardless of the current time.
NewNetwork Splits integration. PlayoutONE can now trigger other PlayoutONE over the internet. Contact Radio Station Solutions for more information.
NewPlaylist print template with customizable font and size.
NewGOption to change tempo on individual songs.
NewOption to change pitch on individual songs.
NewNotes box to edit cart window.
NewOption to record in mono in edit cart window.
NewOption to change tempo on different types.
NewOption to normalise voice tracks on record.