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New features in
DvdReMake v3.

"One-click" menu bypass

"Customize menu background"

" Put two DVDs to one disk keeping original menus "

   DvdReMake development history  

All new features and bug fixes in latest releases are listed below. Please note, this list includes only those changes between the current production release and the previous production release.

Version 3.6.3 - 17 Dec 2007
all but first angles are stripped on export in some cases
font size in "button set" tabs
Version 3.6.2 - 10 Aug 2007
some multistory disks are handled icorrectly
Version 3.6.0 - 18 Apr 2007
import DVD from command line specified directory (could be either directory name or file name of one of the DVD files (.ifo or .vob))
updated list of active beta testers in About box
Version 3.5.3 - 28 Jun 2006
still time is not set to 0 when hiding menu from Preview and DomainContent panes
Version 3.5.2 - 20 Jun 2006
check all vobus in menu cells for buttons (independent from BOV search settings)
export is cancelled without error message pop-up if there is an errorneous info in VMG titles table
import of cells with multiple button sets
time search is disabled for long titles (error in TMAPI)
Version 3.5.1 - 12 Jun 2006
ignore last programs in PGC referring to nonexistent cells
rules to set STC discontinuity flag for PGC cells
cells with multiple button sets are imported incorrectly in some cases
limit amount of entries in TMAPI to 2048
Version 3.5 - 04 May 2006
do not register DvdReMake project template for ShellNew
program may crash when decoding corrupted video
problems opening project file saved with some previous versions
significantly increased speed of loading project files
store source files BOV information in project file
sizes are shown incorrectly in some cases in loaded projects with disabled tracks
buttons highlights information may be exported incorrectly in some cases
Version 3.4.2 - 07 Apr 2006
import of menus with animated highlights
Version 3.4.1 - 23 Mar 2006
program may crash after editing interleaved cells
consequtive multiangle blocks are merged into one block in some cases
mpeg decoder falls into infinite loop in some cases
edited flag for button sets and cells is not saved in project file
double clicking on .drp project file starts program but does not open project
Version 3.4 - 28 Feb 2006
problems with playback on some players after convert to still
problems with some multiangle disks after removing all but one angle
program may hang if playback of a cell is started while playing another cell
Ctrl+A selection in Domain Content pane
Version 3.3.2 - 31 Jan 2006
multistory DVDs are exported incorrectly in some cases when stories have different amount of cells
button to minimize project window is disabled
some controls are not placed correctly in Select Folder dialog on some platforms
problems during playback of cells edited with "convert to still" in some cases
TMAP is generated in some cases for PGCs in multiPGC titles
Version 3.3 - 22 Dec 2005
preserve entry PGC flag and title in PGC category during import (DvdReMake was breaking (part of) navigation for some disks)
problem with playback of cells converted to still on some players
"highlight end" and selection times are imported incorrectly when they are set to "never" in vob file
show warning if exported VTS is large than 9Gb
incorrect available space calculations for HD disks mounted as folders
generate time maps (TMAP) only for sequential PGCs in singlePGC titles
Version 3.2.2 - 2 Nov 2005
strip angles item in pop-up menu is always disabled
editing is not available via pop-up menus (introduced in 3.2)
Version 3.2 - 31 Oct 2005
one-click "bypass menu" action for menu buttons (hides menu and modifiys navigation to behave like specified button is selected automatically)
stop preview playback before disk operations (import/export disk and save/load projects)
log&history panes "dissapear" on second program start
"Enable all operations" does not enable them in VOBUs in some cases
reworked docking panes mechanizm
"Reset layout" reset panes layout in all (not just in active) views to default layout
problem merging DVDs recorded by Sony DVD camcorders (direct usage of vmg_title register)
more illustrative docking in "Studio 2005"-like mode
program hangs while editing if there is PGC with more than 256 cells
check all PGCs (not just listed in titles) for angles
ability to pause I/O operations
attempt to import from VIDEO_TS sub folder when import is cancelled
DvdTree pane looses focus after some editing actions
Version 3.1.4 - 20 Sep 2005
select PAL/NTSC format of VTS with start-up menu in merged disk coherent with the rest of the disk
importing DVD from folder above VIDEO_TS gives errors
Version 3.1.3 - 16 Aug 2005
"hide menu transitions" action for DVD, VMG and VTS items in DvdTree pane
"convert menus to still" action for DVD, VMG and VTS items in DvdTree pane
change pop-up menus layout for VMG, VTS items in DvdTree pane for consistency
convert blocks selected in Domain Content pane to still does not do anything
Version 3.1.2 - 10 Aug 2005
search for DVD files in VIDEO_TS subdirectory if import from specified directory fails
Version 3.1.1 - 4 Aug 2005
"lost" buttons (buttons that can't be navigated to) in some cases after hide/delete button
info about selected audio stream is not updated in block preview pane in some cases
a delay before buttons appear in menu converted to still in some cases
Version 3.1 - 21 Jul 2005
convert cell to still: preview cell to select frame to be used as still, right-click and "convert to still". It keeps audio and subs (can be removed as usual) and original duration of the cell (in most cases).
hidden buttons are not automatically "forwarded" to nonhidden button in some cases
crash when "don't keep" undo/redo option is selected
keep found "skiped blanks position" to avoid searching next time block is shown in Domain Content pane
show edited block size (instead of original) in Domain Content pane
show edited block size (instead of original) in Preview pane
"Convert menus to still" action for Language Unit (menus) in DVD Tree pane: hides menus without buttons, converts menus with buttons (not yet converted) to still
edited flag is not set in some places after disabling/editing audio/sub tracks (affects "update export")
Version 3.0.7 - 8 Jul 2005
use yellow highlights in default start-up menu for merged disks to improve visibility of selected button
select new file location while opening saved project if needed file was not found
problems with start-up menu of merged disk when in Auto PS/LB mode
scroll bar position in Domain Content pane after editing
small GUI bug with playback controls in Preview window on some systems
Version 3.0.6 - 24 Jun 2005
scroll bar in Domain Content pane is not updated after switching to another domain
Version 3.0.5 - 22 Jun 2005
first block is shown in Preview pane after editing even when another one is selected in Domain Content pane
program does not import following title sets (even if they are good) after titleset with missing vob files
significantly speed up disk import (especially for discs with large amount of VTSs)
Version 3.0.4 - 20 Jun 2005
support for multiple selection in Domain Content pane
"Select All" is added for Domain Content pane (shortcut Ctrl+A)
Version 3.0.3 - 17 Jun 2005
hide info overlay in Preview pane while F6 is pressed
hide info overlay in Domain Content pane while F6 is pressed
don't set PUOPs for PGC blocks when "Set Prohibited Operations" is done for PGC
Version 3.0.2 - 16 Jun 2005
paint background under button # to improve its visibility
restrict minimal window size to 640x480
use puops not only from first nav-pack
problem with FF, FR after split cell
"visit forum" and "download latest version" links in Help menu
option to turn off info in preview window
Version 3.0.1 - 30 May 2005
crash previewing disks recorded with some DVD recorders
small GUI fixes (spelling errors)
Ctrl+M shortcut key does not work
modifications to keyboard shortcuts processing (for StickyKeys)
show blocks size in Domain Content pane
unable to use "cut to here" on the remaining angle (after strip angles)
"Preview original" dialog title
Version 3.0 - 15 May 2005
registry clean up support when switching between versions.
ability to export for demo version (each scene is clipped at 15 seconds).
crash merge DVDs without a single LU in VMG
merge two dvds
new graphics for merged disks start-up menu
new ComputerID and related changes for v3
crash if incorrect button link index in vob file
Options Dlg: constrain amount of project revisions stored for undo/redo (setting to "don't keep" is preferred speedwise - no state copies are created)
resize items in Options dialog when its size changes
don't add empty LU when there are no LUs in VMG or VTS
Reminder to examine the log if there were problems (errors or warnings) during an operation (import, export, etc)
use 3 sec step (instead of 5 sec) for TMAPI for long (>45 min) PGCs
show "wait cursor" when program is busy
options dialog split into two tabs
select button links docking position in Options menu
turn on/off "show items size" in Options Dialog (to increase DRM "responsivness" on disks like Garfield)
delete last audio/sub track
remove "animate" related stuff
much faster items insertion into tree (O(1) instead of O(N))
cache some data for faster access to some dvd info
show what button will be highlighted if corresponding arrow is pressed for selected button; there are actually 3 different ways implemented to show the arrows: docked in the center, dock to the inside/outside of the button border.
preserve Parental Management info
"remove parental management" action for DVD/VMG/VTS removes PM masks and replaces all SetParental Level commands with corresponding goto)
export modified files only
show selected button in preview pane
show selected button's "neighbours" (left/right/up/down)
update progress more often while reading saved project
enable cancel while reading saved project
left/right/up/down buttons navigation in Preview pane
data read related modifications to improve speed
code optimization for speed (throught the program)
in some cases vob files go through "recover" procedure again while opening saved project (which was recovered on import)
show rotating "light" while searching for streams sizes
just warn on incorrect block header (instead of error)
show whether stream/track size is estimated with (est)
start/stop search of the exact stream sizes on request (in the background)
popup menu for log window with "Copy to clipboard" (if nothing is selected in the log will copy everything)
minimize main window while importing
audio/sub stream selection in Domain Content Preview
bunch of changes to overcome MS bug with exeptions (can't cancel)
log program activity into log window as well as file
show streams/tracks size (size is not exact! just an estimate)
show DVD size after streams stripping (size is not exact! just an estimate)
strip audio/sub streams not used in VTS from vob file
delete all streams from audio track (disables this track in all associated PGCs; this will result in streams from this track being removed from vob files during export.)
delete all streams from subpicture track
"skip blank frames" in the background - switching between domains is way faster now, especially for large domains and small preview thumbnails
don't check nonessential values in VMG_MAT table
ignore last program if it points to cell 0
export of disks with complex interleaved cells
show vob file stream#(and substreem# when needed) in DomainContent audio and subpicture panes
show ausio/sub stream IDs selected for preview
audio tracks pane for Domain Content preview
subpicture tracks pane in Domain Content pane
auto hide for all internal panes (greatly helps with cleaning up layout)
show only subpicture streams applicable to current domain display mode in subpicture panes
video info pane for domain
show amount of buttons in each block in Doman Content Pane
move Domain Content pane to docable window (can have both horizontal and vertical orientation)
mouse wheel support for Domain Content pane
restore/save/load layout
fast forward/rewind in preview pane
display video/subs in preview using mode specified for current domain (normal 4:3 or wide 16/9 )
move block left/right in Domain Content Pane (moves block on the disk as well, since blocks are shown in the same order as they are(will be) located on the disk)
skip blank frames in main Preview as well
crash if VMG titles contain link to incorect VTS or title in VTS
default directories for import/export/test export can be set from Options
resizable options dialog
playback control buttons
user selectable font for program interface (from Options Dialog); tables headers use slightly "bolder" font, info data (text on green) slightly smaller
different UI Themes have different "controls skins" (changes how checkboxes/radio buttons/groups in the dialogs looks like)
subpictures preview
audio preview
show/hide/place along different borders options for ProjectsTab bar
independent docking mechanism selection via menu
menu animation selection via menu
switch Skip Balnk Frames mode on toolbar and in Options dialog
preserve state (maximized/normal) of the project window between sessions
tabs to switch between projects (shown only when there are two and more projects )
customizable interface, UI theme can be selected in View/UI theme menu
history pane with editing states
"progress bar" showing how far into cell SkipBlankFrames went (for frames in Domain Content preview pane)
verify VMG titles before export to avoid program crash on broken ifo files
batch export ("Export All" under File menu)
Expand/Collapse All for items that have "childrens" in DvdTree Pane
preserve edited flag when opening previously saved project
new video decoder, works with interlaced video
video in Domain Content pane is analyzed to skip straight to something meaningfull even if first frames of the block are blank
"Open Destination" actions for buttons, commands, VMG title, VTS title chapter (Ctrl + Space or Ctrl + Dbl Click will take to the destination of the command)
Version 2.6.1 - 23 Feb 2005

Log of previous releases.