Natron 2.4.0 released

The Natron developers are proud to announce the release of Natron 2.4.0.

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Known issues

  • Rendering sometimes silently stalls after X frames #248
  • Some image formats may have issues (PCX, PSB, CR2) #602

Changes

  • Updated documentation. #572 #566 #551 #539 #538 #537 #520 #514
  • Handle console output on Windows. #524
  • Detect user installed fonts on Windows 10. #523
  • New Windows installer. #596
  • Improvements to SequenceFileDialog. #565
  • Snap timeline alpha cursor to nearest frame. #574
  • Handle UTF-8 values in KnobTable (fixes use of project path containing Unicode). #578
  • Tabs UI adjustments. #564
  • Do not allow Python keywords as node name or scriptname. #588
  • Always serialize nodes with an expression or a link, even if they have the default value. #585
  • Support cloned group nodes or hard links between groups. #568 #579 #594 #598
  • Default keyframe interpolation method for strokes and shapes is now “Smooth” (was “Linear”). #597
  • Fix animation of Roto Beziers with non-broken tangents. #202
  • Remember properties panels state when reopening project. #168

Plugins

  • ReadFFmpeg, WriteFFmpeg: upgrade to work more nicely with the FFmpeg 4 API. #148 #231 #241
  • ReadFFmpeg: add support for reading AV1 & Canopus HQ/HQX/Lossless.
  • WriteFFmpeg: add support for writing AV1 & Cineform HD.
  • Fix another bug in DenoiseSharpen that caused crash when stoping/aborting. #300
  • Fix Lin2Log to be consistent with Log2Lin. #570
  • Merge: never consider RGB as being transparent by default - this is OK for unpremultiplied compositing (After Effects) but is invalid in a premultiplied compositor such as Natron or Nuke. Users still have the option to ignore the alpha channel. #571
  • WriteOIIO: Do not add “Color.” to the channel names of the color plane (affects mainly OpenEXR). #583
  • Writers: when writing RGBA to format that does not support alpha, just drop alpha - don’t premultiply. #582
  • RGBtoHSL: Fix bug with white and superwhite values. #512
  • Reformat: Default to project size. #533
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Congrats folks!

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Amazing! Congrats to all!

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You guys are awesome! Incredibly good work!