Release Notes for Plays.tv client

Version 1.17.6 - 12/23/2016

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue for users of the League Beta client who were prompted to bind the wrong Summoner to their Plays.tv account



Version 1.17.4 - 12/14/2016

Key Features

  • Support for game integration for the League of Legends Beta client
  • If a new version of the Plays.tv client is available, there will be the option to click to restart Plays.tv to upgrade


Known Issues

  • Overwatch integration and automated bookmarks are currently not working since Overwatch patch on 12/13/2016. We are currently investigating this issue


Bug Fixes

  • Miscellaneous Bug Fixes 



Version 1.16.8 - 11/17/2016

Bug Fixes

  • Miscellaneous Bug Fixes


Version 1.16.5 - 11/13/2016 

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where some users would experience crashing on some games.

Version 1.16.4 - 11/10/2016
Key Features
  • Added metatag data support for Overwatch hero Sombra

Bug Fixes
  • Fixed an issue with elevated permissions, which blocked recording for games that run in elevated mode
  • Typing in the sharing dialogue is now much more responsive
  • Better error handling if local config file gets corrupted
  • Links to user battletags no longer sent to blank explore pages

Version 1.16.3 - 11/3/2016

Key Features

Overwatch Smart Highlights Support

  • Plays.tv client now automatically bookmarks eliminations, deaths, resurrections, Play of the Game, and more right on your video timeline
  • Link your game identity to see which of your Battle.net friends are on Plays.tv
  • Overwatch videos shared on Plays.tv automatically include map, hero, and other game


Version 1.15 - 10/25/2016

  • Performance improvement to the client webkit


Version 1.14.1 - 9/29/2016

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed the connected Battle.net account disappearing from Client Accounts tab after client restart.
  • Fixed a problem that caused crashes in some games and other non-game applications.
  • Fixed the issue of Plays.tv not recording Rocket League matches after the Rumble game mode was introduced.
  • Fixed some of the the root causes of the unending library Scanning issue.
  • Fixed the problem of crashes that occur during uploading.
  • Fixed a crashing issue in the sharing feature without first selecting a bookmark or pin.



Version 1.14.0 - 9/8/2016

Key Features

  • Logged out Users can now access their Feed to watch videos.

Bug Fixes

  • Miscellaneous Bug Fixes



Version 1.13.3 - 8/25/2016

Key Features

  • Logged in users can now access their Feed to watch videos in the client.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a problem where Overwatch would crash on game exit for some users.
  • Fixed an issue where Rocket League would crash on game exit for some users.



Version 1.13.2 - 8/18/2016

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a crash issue for some League of Legends users when they navigate to the Hextech crafting screen
  • Fixed a crash issue for some games that use OpenGL v3.x+



Version 1.13.1 - 8/9/2016

Key Features

Rocket League Integration Support

  • Introducing our next integrated game, Rocket League. Now events will be marked on your session video post game so you can easily share your favorites to Plays.tv



Version 1.12.5 - 8/2/2016

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where games using DirectX 9 could be recorded as black screen videos on Windows 10 Anniversary update.



Version 1.12.4 - 7/21/2016

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where the client may cause Overwatch to crash for some users



Version 1.12.3 - 7/13/2016

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where games using DirectX 9 could crash on Windows 10 after July 12th update.



Version 1.12 - 6/30/2016

Key Features

Dota 2 Integration Support

  • Introducing our next integrated game, Dota 2. Now events will be marked on your session video post game so you can easily share your favorites to Plays.tv

Battle.net Friends

  • Plays.tv users who are running the Battle.net client have an opportunity to connect their Battle.net account to discover friends who are also on Plays.tv and have connected their account


Enhancements

  • Improved communication when you run low on disk space
  • Added a ‘Learn more’ link to a FAQ to explain how Auto-manage space works
  • New binding style for certain games - introducing the banner
  • In-game display of people you play with (League)
  • Post-game display of people you played with, with easy follow opportunity (League)
  • Visually updated clip style within the client
  • Added a new Hotkey preference to dismiss the overlay


Bug Fixes

  • OpenGL 3.x/4.x enhancements & fixes
  • Improvements in uploading videos that may be missing data



Version 1.11.2 - 6/7/2016

Key Features

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes


Version 1.11.1 - 6/01/2016

Key Features

  • You can now view key moments immediately after coming out of game, even if you have yet to bind your game identity (Only applies if automatic recording is on)
  • If you have not yet bound game identity, you can bind it during the sharing dialogue
  • Client community updated to be more relevant
  • Helpful tooltips now display to guide you towards the edit experience
  • You will now auto follow your League of Legends friends’ Plays.tv accounts if they sign up on Plays.tv
  • Pin tooltips now display which players are also on Plays.tv


Enhancements & Bug Fixes

  • Enhanced DirectX 12 video capture performance
  • Miscellaneous Bug Fixes



Version 1.10.1 - 5/11/2016

Enhancements & Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a D3D11 device detection issue that may happen when the operating system is lacking a Windows update package
  • Resolved an issue in Mantle/OpenGL encoding where some users of manual recording could not get the recording to begin
  • Fixed a problem where videos had static in the recorded audio



Version 1.10.0 - 4/27/2016:


Key Features

  • Community Explore has gotten a few updates to provide richer content from Plays.tv and your network
  • Updated visual style and communication of content
  • Introduced ability to narrow down content to be relevant to the last games you played


Preferences Update

  • Updated visual layout of preferences and included additional descriptions to help clarify options
  • Note: Auto and manual recording now can’t be on at the same time

Enhancements & Bug Fixes

  • Fixed bug where auto-manage space deleted session videos
  • Resolved video recording color inversion in OpenGL/DX12 and Mantle
  • Fixed HUD display and hotkeys that were not appearing in CS:GO
  • Repaired issue where some users weren’t prompted to bind to CS:GO accounts
  • Fixed some recording states that caused black screen videos
  • More consistent functionality for the filter drawer for League games
  • It is now possible to disable session recording while recording
  • Improved handling of sudden upload bandwidth loss


Version 1.9.2 - 4/6/2016:


Enhancements & Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a video capture issue for DX12 and Mantle games
  • Fixed a video capture issue where the recorded video would appear to be scrambled
  • Fixed a crashing issue with certain OpenGL games
  • Improved handling of video uploads, especially at slower upload speeds.
  • Fixed an issue where a green bar would appear in captured video.

Version 1.9.0 - 3/25/2016

Key Features

  • Improved microphone support: Users can select which mic input to record
  • First DX12 recording support: Ashes of Singularity
  • Support for Windows 10 DVR video sync -- Plays.tv can now find and upload your videos captured with Windows 10 DVR


Enhancements & Bug Fixes

  • More consistent upload to Plays.tv on lower bandwidth
  • More accurate pin allocation in League of Legends when the client has been running a long time
  • Fixed a bug on LoL Pins on split videos
  • Cleanup of QuickSync and OpenCL error handling


Version 1.8.11 - 3/11/2016

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where alt+tabbing out of some games could cause the game to crash
  • Fixed an issue where an error dialog would pop up saying "Plays.tv client is already running." on windows startup for some users


Version 1.8.10 - 3/8/2016

Key Features

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes


Version 1.8.8 - 3/2/2016

Key Features

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes

Version 1.8.7 - 2/29/2016

Key Features

  • Fixed a video recording issue with Overwatch
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes


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Version 1.8.5 - 2/2/2016

  • Fixed an issue where video capture did not work for certain users with R9 285/R9 380 GPU


Version 1.8.4 - 1/30/2016

  • Fixed an issue where some users were unable to receive event pins from League of Legends.


Version 1.8.2 - 1/22/2016

Key Features

Plays.tv Community Explore section

  • The client's new Explore section lets you select trending Plays.tv videos from friends, pros, and even the last game you played to watch on your external browser

Enhancements

  • Easily preview your highlight reel after selecting multiple clips
  • Adjustments to highlight clip length will be remembered after restarting the client
  • Quickly access your Plays.tv Home feed from a new button on the left panel


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Version 1.7.5 - 1/5/2016

  • Fixed an issue where users were unable to press the "Send Feedback" button
  • Fixed an issue where the hashtag and user name typeahead drop down would not appear when sharing videos


Version 1.7.3 - 12/29/2015


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