2018-10-11

Baka Encoder v1.5.9 released

New version features only updated tools:

  • x264 updated to revision 2936
  • x265 updated to revision 12426

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2018-10-11

x265 rev. 12426 (2.9 + 1)

New x265 version features some additional tweaks and speed optimizations.

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2018-10-09

x264 rev. 2936 (0.157)

New x264 version features some additional tweaks and speed optimizations.

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2018-10-07

Labrys v1.0.11 released

  • Reworked keyboard navigation a bit. Using Up and Down key to select items in Apps List does not cause jumplist to be loaded anymore (avoiding lag on slower PCs). Left and Right arrows can now be used to expand / collapse folders and to jump between Apps List and Jump List.
  • Items highlighted with mouse cursor and selected with keyboard now always have appropriate visual representation (this may require tunning of existing color themes).
  • Implemented support for executing items of "task" type from jumplists of modern apps (for example "New Window" of MS Edge).
  • Fixed crash when jumplist item content menu is opened after jumplist was changed to empty jumplist by hovering over different item in Apps list.
  • Fixed situation when successful fix of corrupted jumplist was treated as a failure.
  • Fixed incorrect handling of pointer input after context menu is dismissed and at some other situations sometimes causing selection to jump.
  • Fixed some minor overdraw problems.

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2018-05-01

Labrys v1.0.10 released

This release fixes a couple of minor problems: Cleartype smoothing always applied for fonts regardless of system font smoothing settings and some random bugs caused by bogus Visual c++ 15.6 compiler.

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2018-04-14

Labrys v1.0.9 released

This release is focused on product quality and stability. Most importantly, failure to load particular start menu item is not threated as a fatal error anymore, instead Labrys will proceed to load other items.

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2018-03-03

Baka Encoder v1.5.8 released

Added Turkish translation (thanks to İsmet Çakır).

Updated tools: libav to rev 48086, x264 to rev 2902, x265 to rev 11992.

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2018-03-01

x265 rev. 11992 (2.7 + 0)

New x265 version features some additional tweaks and speed optimizations.

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2018-02-27

x264 rev. 2902 (0.155)

New x264 version features some additional tweaks and speed optimizations.

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2017-10-23

More Labrys Start menu color themes

To use downloaded theme open Labrys Settings, uncheck "Use system colors" checkbox, press "Import" button, peek downloaded theme file and press OK.

Скриншот Futaba темы Labrys.
Скриншот Futaba темы Labrys.

Скриншот Yotsuba темы Labrys.
Скриншот Yotsuba темы Labrys.

Скриншот Photon темы Labrys.
Скриншот Photon темы Labrys.

Скриншот Tomorrow темы Labrys.
Скриншот Tomorrow темы Labrys.

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2017-10-23

Baka Encoder v1.5.7 released

Changes in new version:

  • x265 updated to revision 11906;
  • fixed audio missing after encoding avisynth scripts extracting audio using ffAudioSource;
  • fixed video is flipped vertically after encoding avisynth script extracting RGB video from (uncompressed) avi;
  • changed configuration file format: audio node now has "format" attribute with values "none" "aac", video node now has "format" attribute with values "none" "avc" "hevc" instead of "tool" attribute, muxing node now has "format" attribute with values "none" "mp4" instead of "container" attribute;

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2017-10-20

x265 rev. 11906 (2.5 + 28)

Just like always, new build brings more speed and fixes some bugs.

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2017-10-01

Straight Declarations C++ library released

Historically C++ declaration syntax has been a total mess. Spiral rule and operators reused to declare stuff can make declarations unreadable to the point that people create special demangling services. With the recent introduction of rvalue- and universal- references situation became even worse.

C++ declarations reading meme.

Straight Declarations is a header-only C++11 library providing alias templates to declare arrays, pointers and references with uniform syntax and clear semantics. This library makes it possible to write declarations with left-to-right reading order and eliminates reuse of *, &, [ and ] symbols.

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2017-09-20

Labrys Start Menu v1.0.7 released

Maintanace release:

  • Added when running on Windows 8/10 executing Windows -> Settings item in default jump list while holding Alt will open regular Control Panel.
  • Fixed Labrys window does not hide sometimes after opening Control Panel.
  • Fixed wrong command invoked with Alt+Num shortcuts.
  • Fixed Shutdown button being highlighted when opening menu after Sleep or Hibernation commands used.
  • Fixed wrong text right padding of executed commands history list items.
  • Fixed possible crash when parsing shortcuts.

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2017-08-27

Baka Encoder v1.5.6 released

Maintanace release:

  • x265 updated to revision 2851
  • x265 updated to revision 11890

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2017-08-23

x265 rev. 11890 (2.5 + 14)

Just like always, new build brings more speed and fixes some bugs.

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2017-07-15

x264 rev. 2851 (0.152)

New x264 version features AVX512 assemby blocks that will be benefitial for owners of latest Intel Skylake CPUs.

Switched to compile with nasm 2.13 from yasm.

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2017-04-30

Baka Encoder v1.5.5 released

Maintanace release:

  • x265 updated to revision 11765

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2017-04-30

x265 rev. 11765 (2.4 + 0)

New x265 version features some additional tweaks and speed optimizations.

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2017-03-05

Baka Encoder v1.5.4 released

Though this is is only a minor release it somehow gathered a lot of changes:

  • x264 updated to revision 2762
  • x265 updated to revision 11725
  • libav updated to version 12
    (fixes some issues with Lagarith and UTVideo decoding, supports only avisynth 2.6)
  • added support for specifying custom SAR (Sample Aspect Ratio) for video
    (--sar command line option will not get overriden anymore)
  • switched to Windows-style EOL (End Of Line) marks in log files
    (not doing so could prevent them from being displayed properly in some text editors, such as Windows Notepad)
  • fixed a missing BOM (Byte Order Mark) in the beginning of log files
    (not doing so could prevent them from being displayed properly in some text editors, such as Windows Notepad)
  • fixed a video format being reported as "avc" in log file when x265 (10 bit) used for encoding
  • fixed a hangup that may occur when starting a task to encode an avisynth script that takes a long time to open
    (for example script calls ffVideoSource() for the first time to build index)
  • fixed issues with reducing YCbCr range from PC to TV
  • fixed glitches occurring after dismissing task cancellation dialog after active task finished

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