upgrades and development history

v 1.004 November 27, 2017
  • Replaced YouTube upload with video file export, to support other services like Twitch
v 1.003 August 19, 2015
  • Fixed false ezvid already open warning
  • Updated Google API libraries
v 1.002 April 24, 2015
  • Bug fixes to YouTube uploader
  • Fixed installer errors
v 1.001 April 16, 2015
  • Minor bug fixes
v 1.0 April 13, 2015
  • SHA256 code signing certificates for maximum security
  • Massive number of new video file formats supported
  • Transcoding performance increases
  • Improved support for x64 Windows
  • Improved screen recording performance
  • Improved multi-core support and multi-threaded cpu support
  • YouTube V3 API support
  • Improved non-English support
  • Improved screen capture stability
  • Improved YouTube upload reliability
v November 8, 2013
  • Updated security certificates.
  • Replaced a screen drawing stamp to appease society’s gorgonizing effect on our senses of humor
v September 5, 2013
  • Minor UI tweaks
v September 4, 2013
  • Fixed minor installer bugs
  • Remove unused program files
v August 23, 2013
  • Improved support for Google Accounts not linked to YouTube Channels
  • Minor fixes and improvements to screen capture engine
v July 15, 2013
  • More video formats supported
  • Improved screen capture import performance
  • Improved proxy and firewall support for uploads
  • Fixed audio fx buttons show when no audio is recorded
v May 17, 2013
  • Updated screen capture engine
  • Screen capture bug fixes
  • AudioFX bug fixes
v May 15, 2013
  • Apply amazing effects to your voice recordings
  • Pan and zoom disabled by default on all images
  • Minor bug fixes
v May 9, 2013
  • Minor bug fix
v May 8, 2013
  • Multiple bug fixes
  • Select your own music
v April 30, 2013
  • Memory leak fixes
  • Improved upload code and reliability
  • Removed blue border that shows around some webcam captures
  • Many minor bug and crash fixes
  • Performance optimizations
v April 26, 2013
  • Multiple bug fixes, mostly with screen capture and application loading
v April 25, 2013
  • Updated screen capture engine
  • Improved logging
v April 23, 2013
  • Fixed bug causing ezvid to playback on startup
  • Additional bug fixes
v April 19, 2013
  • Fixed screen capture crash when minecraft (or other supported game) is open in a minimized window
v April 17, 2013
  • Fixed crash when screen capturing on near full timeline
  • Fixed occasional waveform corruption
  • Fixed numerous upload errors
  • Fixed small uninstaller bug
v April 10, 2013
  • Fix crash when adding media or screen capture
  • Loading splash screen
v April 8, 2013
  • Fix for black bars on top of video at certain screen resolutions
  • Screen capture video codec now integrated with installed application
v April 1, 2013
  • Updated screen capture engine
  • Fixed rare crash when cancelling screen capture
v March 23, 2013
  • Removed outdated references to old screen capture API
  • Clean up to code to detect minecraft
  • Fixed installation problems on Windows XP SP2 64 bit
  • UI improvements changes
v March 13, 2013
  • Fixed rare startup crash
  • UI improvements, more useful error messages
v February 20, 2013
  • Fix for unexpected behavior when user selects very small screen recording region
  • Fix icons in project folder under Windows 8
  • Potential fix for systems which recorded a “filter graph” error
  • Fix for unexpected behavior when an oddly-shaped video file is speed adjusted
  • Reduced likelihood of video viewer showing a black screen after an editing operation
  • On open, Ezvid now always defaults to standard zoom level.
v February 13, 2013
  • Small tweaks to user inferface
v February 7, 2013
  • Changed minimum screen recording length to two seconds to prevent orphaned media items on the timeline; stop button greyed out during this time
  • Fixed region selection in advanced settings for cases where the user selects a region that includes the windows taskbar
  • Fix for unexpected behavior when a user uses the undo functionality via keyboard
  • Improved handling line breaks with voice synthesis on Windows 8
  • If you insert a euro coin into your cd-rom drive while Ezvid is running, within thirty seconds two euro coins will be ejected
  • Warning if user starts a screen recording with region selection while at a DPI setting above 100%.
  • Removed escape functionality during region selection to improve stability
  • Optimized WMA format of included soundtracks
v January 12, 2013
  • Improved handling of very long keywords
  • Improved handling of undefined video title
  • New screen recording engine to reduce audio/video synchronization problems
  • Fix for problems uploading videos with changed watermark status
v December 24, 2012
  • Update to installer for Windows 8
  • Bug fixes for audio recording and speech synthesis
  • Fix for watermark button not showing at low screen resolutions
v December 13, 2012
  • Fix for upload problem when no watermark is selected.
v December 11, 2012
  • More fixes for frame dropping and “too fast” screen recording.
  • Fixed rare crash following screen region selection
  • Add a watermark to your video!
v December 5, 2012
  • Fix for frame dropping and “too fast” screen recording
  • Enhanced stamps
v November 27, 2012
  • Many bug fixes
  • Draw mode with stamps and paintbrush
  • Timeline extended to 45 minutes
  • Memory usage improvements
v October 5, 2012
  • Various bug fixes
  • Fix for “cannot import screencap.avi” error where c: drive has less than 10 GB free
  • Advanced option for webcam/facecam recording
v September 30, 2012
  • Various bug fixes
  • Fix for “can’t import screencap.avi” error
  • Advanced screen capture controls
  • Advanced option for screen capture of screen regions
  • Advanced option for transparent screen capture controller
  • Advanced option for simultaneous screen and audio recording
v September 19, 2012
  • Various bug fixes
  • Redesigned and smaller screen capture controller
  • Pause and resume functionality for screen capture
  • Warning on duplicate projects that process may take a long time
  • Updated code for installer to help deal with inconsistent user internet connections
v August 22, 2012
  • Fix for rare Error 400 on upload when keywords contain quotes
  • Fix for “could not import screencap.avi” error when recording on a two hard drive system when one hard drive has less than 10 GB free space
v August 15, 2012
  • Fix for helper overlay on first screen capture attempt
  • Ezvid now automatically writes the “screencap.avi” temporary file to the root of a secondary hard drive in the case that the primary hard drive has less than 10 GB free
  • Screen capture controller can now be moved with the mouse!
  • Screen capture controller is no longer semi-transparent. This should decrease lag and increase FPS.
v August 13, 2012
  • Various bug fixes
  • Updated user choice for upload speed and quality
  • Better zoom behavior
v August 3, 2012
  • Various bug fixes
  • Updated user interface for better display on low resolution screens
  • Better keyword handling
v July 26, 2012
  • Fixed sync problems during simultaneous voice and screen record
  • Updated screen recording technology with higher frame rate
v July 24, 2012
  • Fixed rare crash
  • Fixed rare audio recording problem
  • Choose rendering options before upload
v July 19, 2012
  • Re-enabled WMV9 rendering because YouTube was having problems with certain WMV8 files
  • Smart handling of empty keyword field
v July 16, 2012
  • Additional performance and stability improvements for minecraft
  • Screen capture support for multiple monitors (now only captures primary screen)
  • Improved capture performance in Windows XP
v July 11, 2012
  • After completing an upload, use the fun new video sharing screen
  • Downgraded to WMV8 rendering to increase rendering speed
v July 5, 2012
  • Record voice simultaneously with screen capture
  • New “game recording” button to show game recording best practices
  • Updated screen capture controller
  • Fixed “cannot import screencap.avi” bug
  • Fixed “black bars with minecraft recording” bug
  • Fixed “output height” bug
  • Various bug fixes
v June 13, 2012
  • Transparent screen capture controls
  • Fixed screen capture failures at certain resolutions
  • Fixed screen capture failures at 120dpi and 144dpi
v June 5, 2012
v June 4, 2012
  • Improved filesystem code. Program and project files are now easy to find and use
  • Fixed critical installation bug for standard users on Windows Vista & 7
  • Fixed rare crash when viewing final video
  • Minor user interface bug fixes
v May 25, 2012
  • Speech Synthesis. One-click creation of computer speech. Requires use of text slides.
v May 16, 2012
  • Built in and easy to use screen recording / screencasting
  • Speed up or slow down your videos
  • Updated Google API code to new best practice specifications
  • Numerous fixes to autoupdater
  • Fixed ezvid won’t close properly during audio recording
  • Improved default zoom levels
  • Minimum length added to video to avoid unusable timeline items
v April 26, 2012
  • Awesome new higher quality playback
  • Rationalized new “orange border” item selection
  • Ezvid now checks for updates on launch
  • Fix for eventual YouTube oAuth changes to prevent Error (400)
  • Select and move multiple items
v April 5, 2012
  • Small bug fix
v April 4, 2012
  • Brand new, high DPI enabled, sleek UI!
  • Tons of new music to choose from!
  • Automatic music preview, just put your mouse over a song in the music list
  • Enhanced multi-threaded media import algorithm
  • Added “Split Media” feature for improved editing capability
  • New help screen and hotkeys
  • a large number of bug fixes for our loyal users :)
v February 23, 2012
  • Undo/Redo Support
  • Project Manager – Save/Load/Duplicate your work
  • Automatic Save
  • Fix long running “textLength” crash
  • Fixed bug causing rendering to fail on long videos
  • Fixed many other bugs
v February 9, 2012
  • Automatic “ducking” for easy professional quality voice recordings
  • Fix rare multi-threading bugs
  • Fixed “parameter is incorrect” bug
  • Fixed tons of small usability bugs
v January 25, 2012
  • Faster song selection
  • Support resolution as low as 800×600
  • Fix hang during render/upload
  • Fix duplicate item doesn’t match original item’s size
  • Fix broken playback after duplicating text slide
  • Fix problem causing video to be silent
  • Fix “frozen” add media button after cancel
v January 6, 2012
  • VMR9 rendering for high quality video playback
  • Ezvid no longer renders a video twice if no changes have been made after upload
  • New friendly and easy to use upload interface
  • Add support for duplicating items on the timeline
  • Improved browser control for maximum security when logging in to YouTube
  • Various UI fixes, including further support for high DPI
  • Fix black playback screen after window resize
  • Fix mouse cursor stuck as arrow
  • Fix media import problem
  • Tons of small bug fixes
v December 7, 2011
  • Embedded custom fonts for use with text slides (titles)
  • Installation no longer requires Administrative Rights
  • Fixed support for certain 3gp file types
  • Ensure favorites show when adding media
  • Fix drag and drop on first launch
  • Fix crash caused by corrupt image files
  • Fix various UI bugs
  • Fix “parameter is incorrect” errors
  • Fix problems causing timeline to extend beyond 10 minutes