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Version history for Submerge for Mac OS X

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Changes for v2.2.2 - v2.2.3

  • Improvements for the built-in subtitle downloader.
  • UI updates and various Yosemite tweaks.
  • New About window.

Changes for v2.2.1 - v2.2.2

  • Fixed a bug where subtitle rendering could freeze at 99% done.
  • Improved SRT subtitle parsing.

Changes for v2.2 - v2.2.1

  • Fixed a bug that could freeze the app when rendering large subtitle files.
  • Fixed the permission bug when exporting using Custom export (Mac App Store version).

Changes for v2.1.5 - v2.2

  • Various user interface updates.
  • Fixed the annoying bug where the last subtitle would stay on screen until the end of the movie.
  • Now using AVFoundation for export instead of QuickTime whenever possible.
  • Can now find and render subtitle files outside the sandbox using security scoped bookmarks.
  • Better support for text formatting in .srt subtitle files.
  • Localized in Simplified Chinese by Dr. Lee.

Changes for v2.1.3 - v2.1.4

  • Fixed a bug that could cause subtitle rendering to halt for malformed html formatting.

Changes for v2.1.2 - v2.1.3

  • Added support for rendering bold, italic and underline style tags in .srt files, (whole-line formatting).
  • Using a negative Time Offset to sync subtitles now works as expected.
  • Now correctly handles srt subtitle lines with an index of 0 (zero).
  • Fixed a bug that caused Custom export to fail.
  • Fixed a bug that would fail to render the last subtitle in a .srt file.
  • Various fixes for 10.9 Mavericks.

Changes for v2.1 - v2.1.1

  • Fixed the bug that would cause the export to fail with the message "Invalid data found when processing input".
  • Updates for the Swedish localization by Staffan Kjell.

Changes for v2.0.1 - v2.1

  • FFMPEG encoding for super-fast exports.
  • Now defaults to FFMPEG encoding. Change in Preferences... if you still want QuickTime.
  • PS3 1080p preset.
  • Removed the Save to .mov functionality since it didn't actually hard-code the subtitles.
  • [BUGFIX] Average fps information for completed exports now more accurate.

Changes for v2.0 - v2.0.1

  • Retina graphics.
  • Subtitle rendering almost twice as fast.
  • Toggle the inspector window with cmd+i.
  • Support for Mountain Lion Notification center.
  • Localization fixes.
  • Experimental AVFoundation export. Turn it on in Preferences to try it out.
  • Read/Write access to the Movies folder for automatic subtitle inclusion and export (Mac App Store version).
  • [BUGFIX] No more "Export failed: You do no have sufficient permissions for this operation" (Mac App Store version).

Changes for v1.9.6 - v2.0

  • New icon.
  • New toolbar.
  • New movie inspector.
  • New built-in subtitle search feature.
  • Now using Universal Detectors to better guess subtitle file encoding.
  • Export a movie without subtitles.
  • Support for ssa/ass files in the Choose subtitles dialog.
  • Now properly shows if a font can be rendered in bold and/or italic.
  • Checks if Perian is installed and informs if not.
  • Checks if the movie is DRM-protected.
  • Support for resuming window states in OS X 10.7 Lion and greater.
  • Signed with Developer ID for OS X 10.8 Gatekeeper.
  • Localized in Polish by Robert Dyro.
  • [BUGFIX] Temporary files are now properly removed when closing a file.

Changes for v1.9.5 - v1.9.6

  • Subtitles are now rendering correctly on export.

Changes for v1.9.4 - v1.9.5

  • Danish localization by Elias Krause.
  • [BUGFIX] Now properly removes temporary rendering files.

Changes for v1.9.3 - v1.9.4

  • Added a workaround for the QuickTime bug (rdar://8722256) that would fail to export a file if using the iPhone, iPod, iPad or Apple TV preset running Submerge in Deutsch, Swedish, Finnish or Russian.
  • Added a function to wrap lines that would overflow the width of the movie.
  • Added a check for corrupted files with zero data size.
  • Disabled the avi export component since it doesn't work with subtitle tracks.

Changes for v1.9.2 - v1.9.3

  • iPad export preset.
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed a bug that could cause Submerge to crash when exporting to some devices.

Changes for v1.9.1 - v1.9.2

  • Russian localization by Slavyshensky Alexandr.
  • Traditional Chinese localization by Ayee.
  • Added a new workaround for the 10.6 bug in iPhone, iPod and Apple TV exporters that could cause a black bar behind the subtitles.
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed a bug that could cause Submerge to crash when cancelling a subtitle rendering.

Changes for v1.8.4 - v1.9

  • New Movie controller.
  • New HUD controller.
  • New method for localization. Much easier to add new languages.
  • Better vertical alignment of subtitles on background plate.
  • Set the distance in pixels between subtitle lines in Preferences.
  • Removed a performance bottleneck when opening movies. Significantly faster now.
  • Removed a lot of 10.4 specific code.
  • Growl framework updated to version 1.2.1.
  • Sparkle frameworkk updated to version 1.5b6.
  • Compiled with Clang LLVM 1.0.2.
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed a bug that could cause a crash when opening and closing several mkv movies.

Changes for v1.8.3 - v1.8.4

  • Icons for each export preset.
  • [BUGFIX] Applied a fix from Elgato that enables Submerge to use the built-in presets from the Turbo framework.
  • [BUGFIX] Subtitle files created by Aegisub will now have linefeeds as expected.

Changes for v1.8.2 - v1.8.3

  • PS3 presets now about 4-5 times faster. Uses single pass encoding and a slightly lower bitrate.
  • Xbox 360 preset now about twice as fast. Uses single pass encoding and a slightly higher bitrate.
  • eSellerate framework updated to version
  • Disabled the avi export component since it doesn't work with subtitle tracks.
  • Now only loads thread safe export components.

Changes for v1.8.1 - v1.8.2

  • Yet another workaround for the "black bar" QuickTime bug in 10.6. This time the Apple TV export should work better.
  • Dropped support for 10.4 Tiger. 10.5 Leopard is now the minimum system version required.
  • Elgato Turbo.264 HD support is back.
  • The Playstation 3 (480p) exporter preset will now use the Turbo.264 HD if available.

Changes for v1.7.2 - v1.8

  • Compatibility with Snow Leopard.
  • Due to a bug in QuickTime X, Submerge will not use the built-in export components for iPhone, iPod or Apple TV when exporting in 10.6 until the bug is fixed.
  • Save and Save as now works from the File menu as in any document based application.
  • The Save button has been removed from the toolbar.
  • Export flattened has been added to the Export to menu.
  • Custom export option in the Export toolbar item.
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed a couple of potential memory leaks.
  • [BUGFIX] Added Windows Media .wmv to the list of possible files to open.
  • [BUGFIX] Window name now correctly set from movie metadata.

Changes for v1.7.1 - v1.7.2

  • [BUGFIX] Export operations running in the main thread now works as expected again.

Changes for v1.6.2 - v1.7

  • Support for the Elgato Turbo.264 HD. Super speedy re-encoding!
  • More exporter presets. Now have built-in presets for iPhone, iPod, Apple TV, Cellphone, PSP, PS3, Wii and Xbox 360.

Changes for v1.6.1 - v1.6.2

  • German localization by Enrico Richter.
  • French localization fixes.

Changes for v1.6 - v1.6.1

  • [BUGFIX] The application will no longer crash when you try to export a movie that had been exported and cancelled earlier.
  • [BUGFIX] Unknown subtitle tracks are now disabled on import.

Changes for v1.5.6 - v1.6

  • Basic support for SubStation Alpha subtitles. SSA v4 (.ssa) & SSA v4+ (.ass).
  • Support for modern audio export features intruduced in QuickTime 7.
  • [BUGFIX] .srt files starting with a negative subtitle index are now handled correctly.
  • [BUGFIX] Toolbar and menu items are now disabled until the movie is fully loaded.

Changes for v1.5.4 - v1.5.5

  • [BUGFIX] Aperture mode was not working and has been removed.

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