February 13, 2024 - Version 4.3.1

Master Files Transcoding:
  • Added support for transcoding to HEVC (H.265) codec in Manual mode.
    • Three quality options available:
      • High: Provides high-quality transcoding suitable for broadcast.
      • Medium: Offers moderate quality transcoding.
      • Low: Provides lower quality transcoding suitable for faster transfer or reduced file size.

February 6, 2024 - Version 4.3.0

Master Files Transcoding:
  • Faster file transcoding speeds: Experience a speed boost of up to +20%/+30% due to significant engine optimizations.
Metadata Export:
  • Swift metadata exporting: Benefit from X3 to X4 faster metadata exporting speeds, courtesy of substantial engine enhancements.
  • Multicore Efficiency: The enhanced Metadata Export engine intelligently utilize multicore processing, resulting in improved performance on both Intel-based and Apple Silicon Macs. The level of utilization can be set using the CPU threads option.
  • Added: extract embedded technical LUT .cube file from McPro24fps media files.
  • Added: extract Lens Type tag from McPro24fps media files.
  • Added: support for exporting Final Cut Pro FCPXML v1.11.
  • Fixed: Resolved an issue where FCPXML failed to load when special and Unicode characters were detected.

Offload:

  • Efficient Multicore Utilization: Customize the level of utilization by adjusting the CPU threads option.
  • Enhanced zero-byte files detection and report.

General:

  • Enhanced User Interface (UI): Simplified user experience for easier access to all functions.
  • Enhanced User Control: The CPU threads option has been relocated to General Preferences, allowing users to regulate CPU threads utilization (100%, 75%, 50%, 25%) for Metadata Export, Transcoding, and Offload processes.
  • Improved Progress Details: Now displays both processed and selected files, with enhanced accuracy in Estimated Remaining Time.
  • General performance and stability improvements.

January 11, 2024 - Version 4.2.1

Offload:
  • Added an alerts for 0-byte source media files, highlighting potential corruption.
  • Added a button in alert window to view and manage 0-byte files directly in Finder for improved file organization.

January 9, 2024 - Version 4.2.0

Offload:
  • Optimized Transfer Engine: The Offload function has undergone significant optimization, resulting in accelerated file transfer speeds.
  • Multicore Utilization: The enhanced transfer engine intelligently utilizes multicore processing, enhancing performance on both Intel-based and Apple Silicon Macs.

December 12, 2023 - Version 4.1.3

Offload:
  • Fixed an issue that previously prevented folder replication when dealing with empty folders.
  • Added a verification for Full Disk Access permission in evrExpanse; required for optimal functionality in specific scenarios.

December 4, 2023 - Version 4.1.2

Master Files Transcoding, Offload and Metadata Export:
  • Enhanced Progress Details: new progress indicators, including percentage, time elapsed, and estimated time remaining.

December 1, 2023 - Version 4.1.1

Offload:
  • Enhanced Progress Details: new progress indicators, including percentage, time elapsed, and time remaining.

November 28, 2023 - Version 4.1.0

Master Files Transcoding:
  • Added a new option "Preserve Source Folder Structure" to maintain your project's original folder structure during transcoding.

November 23, 2023 - Version 4.0.0

📢 New Process Offload: Transfer files and extract metadata
  • Secure and reliable data transfers with metadata 
extraction for easily importing to NLEs.

Master Files Transcoding, Offload and Metadata Export:
  • Reintroduced enhanced MHL v1. Users can now seal processed folders with either ASC MHL or the legacy MHL v1.
  • Added a global event log file: This file aggregates all events from each process executed on the host machine.
  • Added a 'Event Log' button: Selecting this button allows access to the application's global event log file.
  • Enhanced the UI to support MHL v1, Event Log and Offload process.

October 20, 2023 - Version 3.6.1

Simplified Installation: evrExpanse no longer requires Python 3 or the ASC MHL module as prerequisites. The application is now self-contained, streamlining the installation process and reducing external dependencies.

Master Files Transcoding and Metadata Export:
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the generation of ASC MHL files when no other export format was selected.
  • Fixed GUI graphical alignment issues under macOS Ventura, ensuring proper label positioning for improved user experience.

September 26, 2023 - Version 3.6.0

Metadata Export:
  • Added support for Nikon RAW (.NEV) files.
  • Enhanced Gamma Notes tag for Nikon cameras: Now, the corresponding Picture Profile style is recognized with the version number (e.g., N-Log-v0302).
  • Improved handling of the Camera FPS tag for Z-Cam cameras: When recording in slow motion, the metadata engine algorithm now accurately detects and records the correct acquisition frame rate (FPS).
  • Enhanced Camera Notes tags for Z-Cam cameras: Focus Distance Image Plane (FDIP)
Even though DaVinci Resolve supports Nikon RAW processing, the metadata of the media file was not recognized in the past. With this update, users can import and view the metadata in the metadata view window of DaVinci Resolve, providing a more comprehensive editing experience.

September 25, 2023 - Version 3.5.2

Master Files Transcoding and Metadata Export:
  • Improved handling of the Camera FPS tag for Fuijfilm and Nikon cameras: When recording in slow motion, the metadata engine algorithm now accurately detects and records the correct acquisition frame rate (FPS).
This enhancement ensures that when users record in slow motion with Fuijfilm and Nikon cameras, evrExpanse correctly captures and represents the acquisition FPS in the metadata, providing more accurate and reliable information.

September 22, 2023 - Version 3.5.1

Master Files Transcoding and Metadata Export:
  • Improved handling of the Camera FPS tag for Sony Alpha, Sony XDCAM and Panasonic cameras: When recording in slow motion, the metadata engine algorithm now accurately detects and records the correct acquisition frame rate (FPS).
This enhancement ensures that when users record in slow motion with Sony Alpha, Sony XDCAM and Panasonic cameras, evrExpanse correctly captures and represents the acquisition FPS in the metadata, providing more accurate and reliable information.

September 4, 2023 - Version 3.5.0

Master Files Transcoding and Metadata Export:
  • Enhanced Camera Notes tag with additional metadata fields: Image Stabilizer (IS), Actual Focal Length (AFL), Focus Distance Image Plane (FDIP), Electrical Extender Magnification (EEM), Auto Focus Sensing Area Setting (AFSAS).
  • Added metadata tags for Sony Alpha cameras: Shutter Angle, Focal Length (35mm equivalent), Camera Aperture Type, Camera Notes (IS, AFL, FDIP, EEM, AFSAS), Sensor Area Captured, White Point Kelvin (Enhanced) and LUT used.
  • Added metadata tags for Sony XDCAM cameras, including: Camera Aperture Type (Enhanced), Shutter Angle (Enhanced), Camera Notes (IS, AFL, FDIP, EEM, AFSAS), LUT used, Focal Length-35mm equivalent (Enhanced), and White Point Kelvin (Enhanced).
  • Enhanced metadata tags for Panasonic cameras: Camera Notes (IS, AFL).
  • Enhanced metadata tags for Nikon and Canon cameras: Camera Notes (IS, AFL, FDIP).
  • Enhanced metadata tags for Fujifilm cameras: Camera Notes (IS).
  • Enabled the export of Sony Real Time Metadata (RTMD) for Sony XDCAM cameras.

July 5, 2023 - Version 3.4.2

  • Added support for Canon C70 MXF files, including Camera Serial Number, Camera Firmware, and Lens Type metadata when the XML sidecar file is present.
  • Supported metadata tags are now available during Metadata Export and Transcode Master File processes.
  • General performance and stability improvements.

June 22, 2023 - Version 3.4.1

  • Added support for new licenses: Final Cut Pro license, DaVinci Resolve license and FCP-DVR Combo license.
  • General performance and stability improvements.

June 20, 2023 - Version 3.4.0

  • Revised GUI: The graphical user interface (GUI) has been updated with modifications aimed at enhancing clarity and improving comprehension.
  • Updated Warnings and Alert Messages: The warnings and alert messages within the application have been reviewed and revised.
  • Fixed Preferences Saving Bug: Previously, there was a bug that prevented the application from saving user preferences during the first-ever run.
  • Added a new feature in the Preference panel: License Deactivation Button to easily deactivate your license with just a click.
  • Added a new feature in the Preference panel: The User Manual Button to access our comprehensive User Manual with a single click.
  • General performance and stability improvements.

June 16, 2023 - Version 3.3.2

The GUI text of certain options in the preferences panel has been revised to provide improved clarity and comprehension.

Master Files Transcoding:

  • Added support for embedding Rating Metadata from Nikon Cameras.
  • Added an option that allows the preservation of the source file name in the transcoded file.

Metadata Export:

  • Enhanced Camera Notes Tag: Incorporation of Rating Metadata from Nikon Cameras.

June 12, 2023 - Version 3.3.1

Master Files Transcoding:

  • Added support for embedding Rating Metadata from Panasonic Cameras.
  • Added support for embedding Rating Metadata from Canon Cameras.

Metadata Export:

  • Enhanced Camera Notes Tag: Incorporation of Rating Metadata from Panasonic Cameras.
  • Enhanced Camera Notes Tag: Incorporation of Rating Metadata from Canon Cameras.
  • Improved Integration with Final Cut Pro: Rating Metadata now populates the built-in property "Notes" in Final Cut Pro upon FCPXML file import.

June 6, 2023 - Version 3.3.0

Introducing Transcode Plus: Streamlined transcoding and metadata export for enhanced media processing efficiency.
  • Streamlined workflow: Transcode and Metadata Export are now combined into a single, seamless process, simplifying your tasks and eliminating the need for multiple steps.
  • Time-saving convenience: With just one click, you can transcode your media files and export their metadata simultaneously, saving valuable time and boosting productivity.
  • Enhanced efficiency: Transcode Plus optimizes your workflow by reducing fragmented tasks, ensuring a more efficient and streamlined transcoding experience.

May 26, 2023 - Version 3.2.4

Master Files Transcoding:
  • Added option to rotate transcoded files based on source metadata.

May 19, 2023 - Version 3.2.3

Master Files Transcoding:
  • Removed limitation on the number of files in the demo version while maintaining the 60-second duration limitation, allowing users to upload multiple files for processing.

May 10, 2023 - Version 3.2.2

  • Enhanced Camera Notes tag: Video Levels metadata has been incorporated into the existing Camera Notes tag.
evrExpanse now allows users to input and store a wide range of information in the Camera Notes tag. This includes the Highlight value for Kinefinity cameras, Atomos Models, and Video Levels data.

May 8, 2023 - Version 3.2.1

  • Added support for DaVinci Resolve 18.5's new "Shutter Speed" and "Shutter Angle" metadata options, in addition to the previous version's "Shutter" metadata.

April 18, 2023 - Version 3.2.0

The metadata engine has been optimized for faster processing times and the GUI text explanation has been improved.

Master Files Transcoding:

  • 10% faster processing compared to the previous version.
  • General performance and stability improvements.

Metadata Export:

  • 75% faster processing compared to the previous version.
  • General performance and stability improvements.

March 7, 2023 - Version 3.1.0

Modified the GUI text for the transcoding mode previously labeled as "Standard" to "Manual". This change more accurately reflects the mode's functionality, which allows users to manually adjust the transcoding settings for more customized output.

Master Files Transcoding:

  • Added support for embedding Panasonic Lumix S5 mkII metadata.
  • General performance and stability improvements.

Metadata Export:

  • Added support for Panasonic Lumix S5 mkII.
  • Added Withe Balance Color Correction tag.
  • Enhanced White Point Kelvin tag to now show Kelvin and WB preset if available.
  • General performance and stability improvements.

February 27, 2023 - Version 3.0.5

Master Files Transcoding:

  • Added support for embedding Canon EOS R6 mkII and EOS R7 metadata.
  • General performance and stability improvements.

Metadata Export:

  • Added support for Canon EOS R6 mkII and EOS R7.
  • Improved Canon EOS metadata extraction for gamma and color space.
  • General performance and stability improvements.

February 24, 2023 - Version 3.0.4

Master Files Transcoding:

  • Added support for embedding ARRI MXF metadata.
  • General performance and stability improvements.

Metadata Export:

  • Added ARRI MXF metadata support.
  • Improved Canon EOS metadata extraction for shutter speed and exposure mode.
  • Improved Sony XDCAM ProRes metadata extraction.
  • General performance and stability improvements.

February 20, 2023 - Version 3.0.3

Master Files Transcoding:

  • Improved handling of selected folders if there are special characters in their names.
  • General performance and stability improvements.

Metadata Export:

  • Improved handling of selected folders if there are special characters in their names.
  • General performance and stability improvements.

February 20, 2023 - Version 3.0.2

Master Files Transcoding:

  • Fixed a bug which was preventing the application from corrctly writing TimeCode metadata under certain circumstances.
  • General performance and stability improvements.

Metadata Export:

  • Fixed a bug which was preventing the application from correctly reading TimeCode under certain circumstances.
  • General performance and stability improvements.

February 18, 2023 - Version 3.0.1

Master Files Transcoding:

  • General performance and stability improvements.

Metadata Export:

  • Enabling the ASC MHL integration is now a minimum requirement for Metadata Export.
  • General performance and stability improvements.

January 30, 2023 - Version 3.0.0

evrExpanse 3.0.0 update has a completely redesigned interface along with important new features:
Master Files Transcoding:

  • Added integration with Assimilate SCRATCH.
  • Added ASC MHL creation.
  • General performance and stability improvements.

Metadata Export:

  • Added Final Cut Pro (FCPXML v1.9/v1.10) export
  • Added integration with Assimilate SCRATCH.
  • Added ASC MHL creation.
  • Added support for ARRI camera (*.mov only)
  • General performance and stability improvements.

December 17, 2022 - Version 2.3.1

Master Files Transcoding:

  • Fixed bug on Apple Silicon Mac when transcoding GoPro Raw .360 files.
  • Fixed bug on Apple Silicon Mac when exporting audio tracks for DPX and EXR.
  • General performance, graphical user interface and stability improvements.

Metadata Export:

  • Fixed bug on Apple Silicon Mac when converting video stream levels.
  • General performance, graphical user interface and stability improvements.

December 08, 2022 - Version 2.3.0

Master Files Transcoding:

  • Added support for transcoding GoPro Raw .360 files.
  • Improved export of audio tracks for DPX and EXR transcoding.
  • General performance, graphical user interface and stability improvements.

Metadata Export:

  • Improved Camera Format metadata export.
  • The Camera FPS metadata for Kinefinity cameras now reflects the Sensor FPS setting instead of the Project FPS setting.
  • General performance, graphical user interface and stability improvements.

October 24, 2022 - Version 2.2.0

Master Files Transcoding:

  • Added transcoding to DPX video codec profiles.
  • Added transcoding to OpenEXR video codec profiles.
  • Added support for 32-bit float point audio PCM.
  • General performance and stability improvements.

October 10, 2022 - Version 2.1.8

Metadata Export:

  • Added support for Panasonic Lumix GH6.
  • General performance and stability improvements.

April 11, 2022 - Version 2.1.7

Metadata Export:

  • Added Gamma Notes metadata for Panasonic MOV files.
  • Added Gamma Notes metadata for Nikon cameras.
  • Fix Gamma Notes and Color Space metadata acquisition when Sony Alpha cameras get GPS coordinates from mobile device.
  • General performance and stability improvements.

February 22, 2022 - Version 2.1.6

Master Files Transcoding:

  • Added support for alpha channel in ProRes 4444 and 4444 XQ
  • Added CineForm RGB 4:4:4 - 12-bit profile
  • Improved Full/Video data level management
  • Added an option to create Media Hash List file (MHL) with MD5 checksum
  • Added support for Python 3 (user need to upgrade if not yet done)
  • General performance and stability improvements.

February 8, 2022 - Version 2.1.4

Master Files Transcoding:

  • Improved transcoding Master Files performance
  • Added warnings checks

February 4, 2022 - Version 2.1.3

Master Files Transcoding:

  • Improved performance in embedding Master files metadata 

February 3, 2022 - Version 2.1.2

Master Files Transcoding:

  • Fixed an issue on CPU load balancing on Apple M1 Silicon

February 1, 2022 - Version 2.1.1

Master Files Transcoding:

  • Added bypass embedding of Master metadata
  • Changed transcoded file name in [SourceFileName]_evrE_[CodecName]_[UserText].mov
  • Added user text box input for transcoded file name.
  • Added option for transcoding YUV uncompressed file in Smart mode.
  • Added option for transcoding CineForm/DNxHR file in Smart mode (Final Cut Pro friendly).

January 29, 2022 - Version 2.1.0

New function Master Files Transcoding:

  • Added hardware support for ProRes transcoding.
  • Added transcoding to CineForm.
  • Added transcoding to DNxHR.
  • Added transcoding to Apple ProRes.
  • Added Smart Transcoding and Passthrough modes.
  • Added Final Cut Pro friendly option for Smart Transcoding mode.
  • Added copying process of camera metadata to the transcoded media.
  • Added copying process of Finder Tags to the transcoded media.

December 13, 2021 - Version 1.5.0

  • Added support for Apple iPhone
  • Added support for FiLMIC PRO
  • Added Camera Position tag for camera rotation angle

November 24, 2021 - Version 1.4.0

  • Added Sony Real Time Metadata export (csv)
  • Added Support for Apple Silicon Macs (Universal Apps).

November 11, 2021 - Version 1.3.0

  • Added configuration window
  • Added license management
  • bug fixing.

October 20, 2021 - Version 1.2.1

  • Added Location tag in DaVinci Resolve export for GPS position.
  • bug fixing.

October 6, 2021 - Version 1.2.0

  • Added support for Unicode symbols and special characters.
  • Added support for McPro24fps android video camera app.
  • Added comma (,) support in file name and folders
  • bug fixing.

September 21, 2021 - Version 1.1.0

  • Support for new Kinefinity slate file name.

June 16, 2021 - Version 1.0.0

  • Export EXIF metadata, macOS Finder Tags and Color Tags to DaVinci Resolve.
  • Export EXIF metadata to Assimilate SCRATCH.
  • Export EXIF metadata to Avid Media Composer.
  • Export EXIF metadata and macOS Finder Tags to Silverstack.
  • Bult-in ExifTool and MediaInfo
  • Fully Apple certified and notarized.
  • Ability to self-check, download & install updates.
  • Supported camera: Panasonic, Nikon, Sony Alpha, Fujifilm, Canon, Sony XDCAM, Z Cam, Kinefinity, Atomos (Ninja & Inferno)