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1.4.5 Beta

Rating:        Based on 3 ratings
Reviewed:  2 reviews
Downloads: 948
Change Set: 365ecd95062e
Released: Nov 10, 2012
Updated: Nov 10, 2012 by RandomEngy
Dev status: Beta Help Icon


Application VidCoder-1.4.5-Beta-x86.exe
application, 7632K, uploaded Nov 10, 2012 - 427 downloads
Application VidCoder-1.4.5-Beta-x64.exe
application, 7834K, uploaded Nov 10, 2012 - 521 downloads

Release Notes

  • Removed the old Advanced user interface and moved x264 preset/profile/tune there instead. The functionality is still available through editing the options string.
  • Added ability to specify the H.264 level.
  • Added ability to choose VidCoder's interface language. If you are interested in translating, we can get VidCoder in your language!
  • Updated WPF text rendering to use the better Display mode.
  • Updated HandBrake core to SVN 5045.
  • Removed logic that forced the .m4v extension in certain cases.
  • Increased max width of preset combo box.
  • Changed VidCoder to be a single-instance program. Attempting to open it again will show the main window.
  • Moved options storage to SQLite rather than the standard .NET user config. This means less chance for config settings to get corrupted.
  • When doing batch file encodes, VidCoder now picks the default title to encode rather than just the first one every time (useful for ISOs).
  • Fixed RF 0 showing (none) in number box.
  • Fixed reported crash on closing.
  • Fixed main UI not updating when output folder was picked in options.
  • Fixed crash when you have two SRT subtitle tracks and mark one as default.

Reviews for this release

Really? The only reason I use VidCoder over Handbrake is the ability to set a target filesize but there are other aspects that MUST be there: Like having advanced settings for tuning to various playback devices that support different specs. Luckily I have my presets but woe be to me when I have to either tweak them or try to adjust for a new device. Feedback is that this is a big step back!
by choekstr on Nov 16, 2012 at 7:46 PM
Please bring back the ability to fine tune the advanced video encoding settings yet still keeping the ability to choose the h264 profile level. Thanks.
by happyshow on Nov 12, 2012 at 5:24 PM