April 20, 2022
NEW Updated UI layout
NEW Collapsible side bar for full width media window
NEW Expand notes to see all annotations, saved frames, and attachments.
NEW View feedback per frame to only see frames with annotations, or as a list to see a scrolling list of all feedback.
NEW Coloured timeline markers reveal how recently feedback was posted.
NEW Updated UI - more responsive notes and faster session loading
NEW Drawings and sketches are now saved automatically to a frame without needing to hit post.
NEW “Grab” annotated frames to capture their contents and add them to a note.
NEW Guests now receive a prompt to join a synced session when it starts.
NEW Ghosting -see annotations over multiple frames
NEW Flip and flop functionality
NEW "Jump to next/previous annotated frame" buttons
CHANGED Resolution selection
CHANGED Timecode counter
CHANGED Volume control options
CHANGED Drawing tools are enabled by default.
FIXED Grouped assets now always show most recent by default
April 7, 2022
CHANGED Removed the light theme in Review.
CHANGED Display active media and navigation in player header when using mobile layout.
FIXED Reduced risk of being unable to view large annotations when clicking on timeline markers or notes.
FIXED Join sync button can be accidentally toggled when pressing space.
FIXED The background color is wrong for guests.
FIXED ftrack icon is not correct light color.
FIXED Version upload indicator in the player is misaligned.
FIXED The context menu icon in vertical playlist has wrong size and placement.
March 14, 2022
FIXED Sync button gets disabled without explaining that sync limit is reached.
FIXED Error when loading player after resorting playlist items and then replacing contents.
FIXED New items added to playlist after resorting may not be visible until changing group by option.
March 3, 2022
NEW Redesigned light and dark theme with updated color palette.
NEW Filter in vertical playlist in sidebar.
NEW Share tab in the player sidebar.
NEW Settings tab in the player sidebar.
NEW Approvals and interactions tab in the player sidebar.
NEW Approvals for team members
NEW Picker with search when importing versions to review.
NEW Added on-screen zoom controls to Player.
NEW Added "mute all participants" button to player interface.
CHANGED Updated layout in player view - removed top navigation, new top bar, playing media and compare moved to bottom.
CHANGED Review guests now have access to vertical playlist and approvals tab.
CHANGED Compare mode is now opened from player toolbar.
CHANGED Approval statuses no longer displayed for online list.
CHANGED Removed Manage review link from player - managing reviews is now via the new Settings tab
CHANGED Added link to third-party licenses in use.
FIXED Sync timeout for backgrounded tabs.
FIXED Splash video loading race condition.
FIXED Long user names in cards overflow layout
FIXED Card titles do not have tooltips.
FIXED Error when navigating to private projects.
FIXED small UI layout inconsistencies like margins and font sizes.
FIXED Approval icon layout issue on attachment overlay open in review player.
FIXED Sync limit issue for collaborators in review player
FIXED Collaborators cannot see attachments in a review
FIXED Buttons in the Activity page are not aligned
FIXED Deleting large projects in ftrack Review may cause timeout issue.
FIXED shift-selection layout bug in Chromium browsers
FIXED Download button in player toolbar is visible when turned off in Review Settings.
FIXED Improved player error handling on non existent reviews
FIXED Number of collaborators in review card not pluralized correctly
FIXED Avatar missing from Review project sidebar when navigating to different sidebar menu.
July 22, 2021
CHANGED Update Review player playlist design. Adds version selectors to redesigned horizontal playlists.
CHANGED Add the possibility to choose from any color with a new color picker when making annotations in the player. The chosen color will be saved so that it will be used next time the user wants to draw something.
CHANGED Added ability to see truncated parts of breadcrumbs in various places.
FIXED Chrome IME bug in new notes editor.
FIXED Scrollbar styling within new notes editor.
FIXED Playlist version ordering in Player and Play All/Play Selection ordering issues.
FIXED Can not post feedback when in sync with UI in Russian language.
May 19, 2021
NEW Support for Korean language.
NEW Added ability to export review PDF from the review card in the Project interface
FIXED Annotation rendering issue.
FIXED Chinese characters not displaying properly in PDFs.
FIXED There is now an error message if a file can't be used as a project thumbnail.
FIXED Dropping an asset on an invalid target when merging/versioning assets will no longer delete the asset.
FIXED No primary dismiss action in share in reviews dialog.
February 10, 2021
NEW Generate a shareable link to a client review.
NEW Manage media from within a review. You can now upload or add media from the project library, sort and remove playlist items.
NEW Review playlist will now be automatically updated for logged in users when new media is added or media finishes processing.
NEW New option "Include thumbnails in emails" available from the Workspace preferences page. If disabled, no thumbnails will be included in notification and invitation emails.
NEW Add search functionality in ftrack Review to make it easier to find users / projects / media / reviews.
NEW You can change the playback speed of media
CHANGED Improved drawing with smoother lines when using brush tool.
CHANGED Update navigation structure in review and thereby change the users journey.
CHANGED Improved presentation of media that is processing or unplayable and added the ability to download unplayable media.
CHANGED Updated localization for Chinese, Japanese, Spanish and Russian.
CHANGED You can now control the volume from the player toolbar.
FIXED Poster images when videos are loading are displayed in low resolution.
FIXED Can not see if additional resolutions are encoding.
October 1, 2020
NEW Improved player interface that puts the media in more focus by giving it more screen estate.
CHANGED Moved “laser tool” to player toolbar and changed order of tools.
CHANGED Allow users to download images attached to notes.
CHANGED Hovering over card and playlist item titles reveal truncated names in a tooltip.
FIXED The spacing in the Version selector is off when there is only 1 version.
FIXED Keyboard shortcuts heading gets cut off on smaller screen resolutions.
FIXED Keyboard shortcuts are not specific to the users current platform.
FIXED The description text in the "Version up" modal is not visible in the light theme.
FIXED Opacity value in sync is sometimes a bit off between collaborators.
FIXED Sync is a bit off in compare mode.
FIXED Error is thrown sometimes when entering compare mode.
June 23, 2020
NEW Add new compare mode, Overlay, where you can compare versions by changing the opacity.
NEW Add "Leave review" button in the collaborator interface.
CHANGED Transparent images now show a checkerboard pattern behind them.
CHANGED De-emphasize the secondary media when giving feedback in compare mode.
FIXED Player toolbar flickers and shows stale data when changing media.
FIXED Comments written in Microsoft Edge does not contain an exported annotation for use in PDF export.
FIXED Version numbers are not localized.
FIXED Tooltip for download button in fullscreen mode of player is positioned wrong.
FIXED User may appear as in sync when sync connection is dropped.
FIXED Highlight the current step in the onboarding stepper.
FIXED Review expiry date label is displayed using the API name.
FIXED Annotations did not always appear to all in sync, when revisited.
FIXED Can not see annotations on PDFs while in compare mode.
FIXED Hovering over images shows a pointer cursor when clicking has no effect.
FIXED Safari fails to start video playback when in sync in some situations.
FIXED The styling in the compare header is a bit off.
FIXED Holding shift while dragging does not show grabbing cursor.
FIXED Displaying native size is not applied when in compare mode.
FIXED Selecting the already playing version breaks the page.
June 10, 2020
CHANGED Updated localization for Chinese, Japanese, Spanish and Russian.
FIXED Status is reset to seen if previously changed when loading a review.
FIXED Can not play media when sync connection is not established.
FIXED Start sync button is shown before establishing connection to sync server.
May 20, 2020
NEW Reviews with sync - Review media in sync with collaborators.
When in sync, all participants look at the same media and frame. Feedback and changes appear in real-time and and annotations are automatically saved as drafts.
NEW Compare versions of the same asset side by side.
NEW Add playback support for high-resolution media with a standard of 1080p.
NEW Allow changing video resolution in player.
NEW Now possible to buy Review Pro for more sync participants, increased storage and 4k video support.
CHANGED Add spinner to asset card in uploading state.
CHANGED Updated text in dialog for adding collaborators to a review.
CHANGED Change versions of an asset in library from player header instead of sidebar.
CHANGED Simplify user experience for empty states.
FIXED Some text in ftrack Review that have grammatical errors.
FIXED Clicking on the already selected menu item causes issues with the video frame rate.
FIXED Feedback without any text comments and drawings can be posted.
FIXED Annotation tools closes when clicking on the frame tag in a note.
FIXED Resizing screen to a narrow window causes an error.
FIXED Error when playing review before media has finished encoding.
FIXED Images smaller than the viewport are scaled up.
April 14, 2020
NEW Redesigned player full screen mode with the ability to control playback.
NEW Annotate when giving feedback from Library without first creating a review
NEW Added setting to disable notifications for collaborators.
CHANGED Videos do no longer auto-play when changing media.
CHANGED Annotation tools are no longer reset when changing media.
CHANGED Display warning if there are more than 200 comments on one media.
CHANGED You can no longer select to give feedback in one review from Library, all comments from Library are internal only.
CHANGED The feedback box is now centered on large resolutions.
March 27, 2020
NEW Passphrase protection for review sessions. When enabled, your collaborators will need a passphrase to enter the review session.
FIXED Download button appears on Android devices when playing the media in full screen.
March 24, 2020
CHANGED Added keyboard shortcut for closing the annotation tools.
FIXED Switching media more than an hour after loading the review may cause errors displaying it.
FIXED Team members list disappears briefly when managing project access.
FIXED Unable to post reply to comments in review on mobile.
March 17, 2020
NEW [Feedback] New laser annotation tool. Useful for highlighting parts of the image without saving the annotation.
NEW [Localization] Add support for Russian localization.
CHANGED [Feedback] Improve performance when posting feedback in a Review.
CHANGED [Feedback] The default annotation color has changed to be unique for each collaborator.
CHANGED [Feedback] Annotation drafts are now shown as timeline markers.
CHANGED [Feedback] Annotations are no longer cleared automatically, but can be do so explicitly with a new button in the toolbar.
CHANGED [Player] Updated design of time format menu to match playback menu.
CHANGED [Localization] Updated localization for Chinese, Japanese, Spanish and Russian.
FIXED [Player, Mobile] The player timeline is hidden in the mobile layout.
FIXED [Player] Clicking on the playlist or comment frame tags may jumps to the wrong frame if the video sequence contains a variable frame rate.
FIXED [Player] No tooltips for player toolbar icons.
February 19, 2020
NEW Play back specific videos in sequence by selecting "Play selection" playback mode.
CHANGED Added media type icon to each item in playlist in the review player, as well as a new icon if item has multiple versions.
CHANGED Improved performance when managing reviews that have a lot of content.
FIXED Duplicate items may appear in Library and "Import from library" modal if there are more than 25 assets.
FIXED A version which is not the latest may be displayed when managing a review with more than 100 objects.
FIXED Activity tab in library fails to load if asset has been renamed.
FIXED The checkboxes on the items in different dialogs does not work to click on.
FIXED The version selector doesn't sort correctly when there are 10 or more versions of the review session object.
FIXED The play review button is visible for empty reviews.
FIXED The download button is missing from the internal review player.
FIXED Links in activity feed to review media are broken.