Change Log

3.3 - December 26, 2015

  • General Fixes
    • Removed "Report Error" button from Connection Failure and Trial Expired warnings
    • Made HPF toggle in parametric EQ window less sensitive when dragging to avoid accidential changes
    • 01V96, 01V96i: AUX7 was not syncing correctly due to conflict with demo mode settings
    • 01V96, 01V96i: Changed Bus/Stereo meters so they follow console surface meter preferences

     

3.2 - December 21, 2015

  • New Features
    • NEW: Recognizes clock speed (44/48/88/96kHz) and adjusts delay/hold values
    • NEW: Can now automatically enable Meters when connecting to console
    • NEW: Added option in Config->Options to disable "Exit AirFader?" confirmation box.
    • NEW: Added "01V96i" console type
    • Server: Can now limit access to channels in groups of 8 (requires updated client coming soon)
    • Server: Major changes behind the scenes to support new generation of remote clients
       
  • General Fixes (All Consoles)
    • Fixed Mute Master buttons not updating on initial sync
    • Fixed error message when switching from "Mix" to "Matrix" Sends on Faders mode in some conditions
    • Removed PAN and Pre/Post options from Sends on Faders in Fixed-Bus mode
    • Fixed-Bus mode now forces send level to 0dB
    • "Send to Mix Pan" was not syncing at startup in some conditions
    • "Pan Link" mode was not propagating to channel pan and vice-versa
    • Fixed fader size calculations, especially in GEQ
    • Fixed Channel Input patch problem with HA/Phantom only when in demo mode (no console.)

  • Specifc fixes for 01V96
    • Several fixes related to syncing 01V96i (with an "i") - make sure to select the right console type
    • Mute Groups are now mutually-exclusive
    • Some channel values would not sync after Library or Patch recall
    • Prev/Next Scene buttons did not work
    • Could not load "Initial Data" scene remotely
    • Removed Pan/ToStereo controls from AUX view
    • Added Pan/ToStereo controls to BUS view
    • PEQ Attenuation knob now supports 0.1dB steps instead of 1dB


3.0 - January 14, 2015

  • New Features
    • Comprehensive support for Yamaha 01V96 including most channel parameters, metering, input channel mute master and group assign, mix sends, bus 1-8 assign, dynamics and PEQ control for all channels/buses, scene save/recall, rename channel, more...
    • Double-click PAN or PEQ knobs to reset to center or zero.
    • Channel View windows no longer default to "Stay On Top" but can still be enabled from the "Options" menu.
    • Server: New list of connected users in "Config -> Server" tab with IP address and connection time
    • Server: Can Drop or Disable connected users quickly for troubleshooting or security
    • Server: Send messages to specific users, or everybody at once
    • Server: Better error messages if Server cannot start (due to port in use, etc.)
    • Added "Bounce" tool for testing operator agility
    • Quickly register for Free Trial from within the software and your Trial Key is automatically installed for you.
    • Ability to Un-register a computer to free up license key / transfer to a new computer.
       
  • Items that have been fixed
    • Found memory leak in low-level MIDI driver that would cause a freeze/crash when exiting AirFader after a failed connection attempt.
    • Input Channel Dynamics 1 "Range" knob showing wrong value under certain conditions on LS9/M7CL.
    • Fixed DCA Group assign buttons not updating in realtime on M7CL under certain conditions.
    • Fixed issue where channel could not be removed from DCA Group on M7CL under certain conditions.
    • More efficient channel metering/drawing for all consoles.
    • Fixed incorrect "AirFader already running" warning when launching AirFader direct from setup program.
    • The "Lamp" button did not flash the lamp on an M7CL. Now it does!
    • Fixed error when trying to "Restart DME" when "DME" is not installed to begin with (such as 01V96)
    • Improved look of error messages and confirmation boxes.

 

 

  • 2.4 - March 20, 2014
    • Added "Auto-Connect When AirFader Starts" option so computers can be configured to boot up, start AirFader, and connect to the console without human intervention
    • Fixed connection timeout error on consoles with a large number of saved scenes
    • Fixed situation where AirFader could freeze after disconnecting from console

 

  • 2.2.4805.9703 - February 26, 2013
    • Added "Master Faders" permission option to manage access to Mix/Stereo Master faders
    • Added "Rack/GEQ" permission option to manage access to GEQ
    • Android Client changes:
      • Fixed issue switching mixes if user has only SOF permissions
      • Added "Master Faders" permission option to manage access to Mix/Stereo Master faders
      • Added "Rack/GEQ" permission option to manage access to GEQ
      • Access denied to Matrix Master faders unless user has FOH permission (and Master Faders permission)
      • Removed Main/Master buttons from "Select Mix" screen
      • Hides Master Layer buttons if no faders are accessible on that layer
      • Hides "Send" button if no SOF access
      • Hides "Master" button if no Master Fader access
      • GEQ Faders lock when scrolling left/right

 

  • 2.1.4797.20805 - February 17, 2013
    • Improved: Faster sync time on some computers, both intiial sync and after scene changes
    • Improved: Supports more features for remote AirFader Mobile users including GEQ
    • Fixed: Scene change does not slow down AirFader Mobile users
    • New: Ability to send messages to AirFader Mobile users (via "Config -> Server" screen)

 

  • 2.0.4544.42270 - June 6, 2012
    • NEW: Available in "Standard" and "Server" versions, based on Android Client support
    • Fixed: Send-to-Mix channel linking on LS9 follows link setup parameter options

 

  • 1.5.x.x - May 26, 2012 - BETA 7
    • Improved support for Android client

 

  • 1.5.4519.14959 - May 16, 2012 - BETA 6
    • NEW: Support for single-user Android remote client
      (Updated client will be in Google "Play" App Store later this week.)
    • NEW: Channel "Jump" buttons now have Mix/Matrix tab
    • NEW: Previous/Next buttons on GEQ to quickly switch racks
    • NEW: Remembers "Console Channel Link" between sessions
    • NEW: Added "Monitor+ST" fader config option for Master Section
    • Fixed: When two channels were linked, Mix Sends were linked even if excluded from link parameters
    • Improved: Jump and Prev/Next buttons handling different console sizes
    • Improved: Send to Mix/Matrix SOF buttons and faders are now hidden if not controllable
      (Faders previously had "missing fader caps" but this proved unpopular!)
    • Improved: Even-numbered Mix SOF buttons are now hidden when part of stereo pair to reduce confusion
    • M7CL-specific improvements
      • NEW: Input Channel "Send-to-Matrix" supported!
      • NEW: 8-letter Channel/Mix names supported (versus 6-letter limit on LS9)
      • Fixed: HA level changes were ignored
      • Fixed: Add/Remove Channel Link was ignored
      • Fixed: Non-linear channel patches were ignored
      • Fixed: "Monitor" fader was ignored
      • Fixed: DCA layer showed meter levels from Inputs 1-8 (DCA shouldn't have meters at all)
      • Fixed: Channel name display now correct when GEQ inserted directly on a channel
      • Fixed: Scene List did not fully populate

 

  • 1.5.x.x - April 27, 2012 - BETA 5
    • Reduced false-positive "bad connection" warnings
    • Disappearing Rack/GEQ buttons on M7CL v3.5+ are fixed
    • Problems with DCA master layer on M7CL fixed
    • Stereo Mix Buses 5+6, 7+8 were incorrectly linked on M7CL.
      (For now, all Bus Links are ignored --- this is permanently fixed in Beta #6.)

 

  • 1.5.4496.17829 - April 23, 2012 - BETA 4
    • Fix for HA and Phantom sync on M7CL v3.5+
    • Preliminary support for Remote HA sync on LS9 (SB168-ES)

 

  • 1.5.4465.22561 - March 23, 2012 - Cosmetic fixes to BETA 3
    • Changing a single color now selects "Custom" color theme automatically
    • Color changes are now discarded if "Cancel" is clicked
    • Unavailable faders now snap to zero in SoF/MoF mode
    • Mute buttons are now hidden for unavailable channels in SoF/MoF mode
    • Memory Scene #0 now always says "Initial Data"

 

  • 1.5.4464.18245 - March 22, 2012 (Public BETA 3 Update)
    • NEW: Configurable Channel Strip: Fader, Name, Number, Mute, Cue, Pan, HA, Phantom - in any order!
    • NEW: Sends/Matrix on Faders now available for Home, Master, or Custom layers
    • NEW: Added CUE, etc. to Stereo/Mix Master faders
    • NEW: Customizable color schemes
    • NEW: Can now control Monitor (Listen Wedge) Level and On/Off
    • NEW: Master Section now has Stereo, Mono, and Monitor options
    • NEW: Double-click Pan knob to reset to Center
    • Resolved error using Pre/Post buttons for mix sends 13-16
    • Improved console rate limiting calculations (avoids impacting console responsiveness)
    • Improved "fader curve" so it matches console again
    • Improved error checking on Channel Parameters
    • Improved look of knobs to accommodate different background colors
    • Automatic button font scaling is now uniform by section. (Yay?)
    • New installation program uses "signed" installation package for trust/security

 

  • 1.5.4415.28376 - February 2, 2012 (Public BETA 2 Update)
    • NEW: "Number of Faders" config option can now be any number up to 32
    • NEW: "Jump" button in Channel View to quickly access any input channel
    • Resolved issue where Meters were not working
    • Resolved issue where Channel Dynamics "tick mark" was not updating
    • Improved general screen drawing speed
    • Improved look of faders, buttons, and knobs when very small
    • Main Screen Logo now hidden to increase usable space for buttons when window is very small

 

  • 1.5.4408.25417 - January 26, 2012 (Public BETA Release)
    • NEW: Now compatible with Yamaha LS9 Firmware version 1.30
    • NEW: Support for stereo MIX/MATRIX sends with Pan/Balance control
    • NEW: Tap Sync buttons for EFX tempo control
    • NEW: Virtual Knobs can now be controlled directly by touch OR with "Parameter Fader" as before
    • Resolved Mute Group Assignment issue between console and AirFader
    • Resolved channel renames being ignored by M7CL console
    • Resolved issue with HA Gain and Phantom when input patches were non-sequential
    • Resolved issue where HA Gains on Linked Channels lost sync when input patch changed
    • Added Input Patch label above HA knob in Channel View
    • Added alert message when Save Scene fails due to protected/read-only scene memory
    • Added "None" option for UDK-based Intercom Flasher (formerly "Console Operator Alert")
    • Improved CUE and MUTE button handling
    • Improved MIX -> MATRIX send handling
    • Improved ST+MONO linking

     

  • 1.3.4176.14185 - June 8, 2011
    • Minor change to trial code licensing only
  • 1.3.4176.8744 - June 8, 2011
    • Maintenance Release
      • Resolved window resizing issue on Channel View screen
      • Scene handling, DCA assignment, GEQ, OutPort, and Console-Linked Navigation now completed for the Yamaha M7CL
      • Yamaha M7CL v3 and v3.5 feature-set is now equivalent to LS9 functionality, plus DCAs! (Yamaha M7CL firmware before v3 not currently supported)
      • Improved "guessing" of console type if console response doesn't match configuration selection

 

  • 1.3.4175.14783 - June 6, 2011
    • New Feature Highlights
      • CUE buttons (operate console's CUE functions)
      • SCENE SAVE (to console memory)
      • OutPort Attenuation, Delay, and Phase Controls
      • Improved Sync methods
      • Re-work of Channel View window options (Full Screen, Link Channel Select to Console, New Window)
      • Significantly faster Channel View loading
      • Support for the Yamaha M7CL
        • Adds DCA Master fader layer
    • Bug Fix Highlights
      • Fixed issue where Full Screen windows did not use entire screen in some situations
      • Next/Previous Scene buttons now skip over empty scene locations
      • Windows forced out-of-bounds when switching from dual to single monitor modes will now automatically shift to primary monitor

 

  • 1.2.4069.17232 - February 21, 2011
    • Maintenance Release
      • Channel View window now opens slightly faster
      • Linked STEREO/MONO Master faders in console's preferences is now recognized
      • ST-IN Layer Buttons now working correctly on LS9-16 for all layer sizes
      • Load Scene window now remembers last position and size
      • Mix Names are back on Sends on Faders buttons
      • Slight Re-arrangement of Stereo/Mono Master faders on Master Layer

 

  • 1.2.4063.28163 - February 15, 2011
    • Minor bugfix - certain Locale settings in Windows caused an error to be displayed at start-up and when clicking Channel buttons. This is now fixed.

 

  • 1.2.4059.18872 - February 11, 2011
    • New Features
      • Control of all 31-Band Graphic and Flex15 EQs
        • View/Change Frequency Bands, EQ On/Off, EQ Flat, and EQ Linking
        • Displays current GEQ insert patch on Rack Buttons and GEQ View
        • Detects Rack Configuration changes at console and adjusts Rack Buttons on-the-fly
    • User Interface tweaks
      • Minor re-arrangement of Main Screen menus for more intuitive control and more options. All control windows are within two clicks of "Home." No double-clicks, no right-clicks.
      • Dedicated Layer Buttons for STIN, Mix, Matrix, and Stereo layers regardless of layer size
      • All windows now "Stay on Top"
      • All windows "remember" last size and location, even between runs
      • Channel View screen remembers last tab accessed and always returns to it
      • Main Screen faders visually grouped when displaying more than 8 at a time
    • Bug Fixes
      • Upgrading version now keeps previous preference settings intact
      • Show/Hide Master fader preference option fixed
      • Metering could be sluggish after previous update... this is fixed
      • High-numbered scene name issue on Scene List window fixed

 

  • 1.1.4030.42080 - January 13, 2011
    • New Features
      • For the MIX, MATRIX, and STEREO/MONO (Master) buses:
        • Change NAME, which is reflected on "Sends on Fader" buttons
        • View/Change Parametric EQ
        • View/Change Dynamics
        • Meters-on-Faders similar to channel level meters
      • Custom Fader Layer, independent from console, with up to 64 channel, mix, matrix or stereo faders in any combination
      • Pop-up Keyboard for Name changes when using a touch-screen
      • Added EQ Atten knob to Parametric EQ for all inputs and outputs
      • Added STEREO and MONO faders to MASTER layer
    • Various User Interface tweaks, including:
      • Better indication of which fader has keyboard "focus"
      • Can now hide Stereo Master fader for more room (Can be controlled from Master Layer instead, or Custom Fader Layer)
      • Channel View now remembers window location and size
      • Re-sizing of Main Screen is smoother
      • Main Screen button sizes are smarter, smaller
      • Floating "Current Value" indicator for horizontal faders
      • "Tap" increment/decrement steps for dB faders are now linked to Fine Mode
      • Re-arrangement of Home/Toolbox buttons
    • Bug Fixes
      • Fine Mode button was becoming disabled in Channel View
      • Channel View name in header would not update automatically when changed elsewhere
      • Screen Lock was not disabling the Master fader
      • Missing MIDI devices under Windows 7 in 64-bit mode only
  • 1.0.4013.18412 - Dec 27, 2010

    • Minor issue with button color on registration page

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