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Version History

Version 1.3.1 [download SwiftCapture 1.3.1]

  • Minor bug fixes and improvements

Version 1.3 [download SwiftCapture 1.3]

  • Compatible with macOS 11 Big Sur
  • Universal build, native on both Intel and Apple Silicon Macs
  • Improved performance when applying transformations
  • New Errors window to describe any recent errors
  • Resolution and frame rate now shown in video window title bar
  • Stop-Motion capture now allows mouse click to capture frame
  • Allows other apps to use the video input device at the same time
  • Support for the Blackmagic ATEM Mini video switcher device
  • Fixed problems receiving video from Blackmagic devices
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements

Version 1.2.4 [download SwiftCapture 1.2.4]

  • Metal-accelerated video display for better quality and performance
  • Faster video transformations (flip, rotate) for lower CPU usage
  • New setting to customise the format of file names
  • Improved live video latency

Version 1.2.3 [download SwiftCapture 1.2.3]

  • Support for fractional frame rates (e.g. less than 1)
  • Bug fixes

Version 1.2.2 [download SwiftCapture 1.2.2]

  • Notarized for compatibility with macOS 10.15 Catalina

Version 1.2.1 [download SwiftCapture 1.2.1]

  • Support for H.265 (HEVC) video encoding
  • Improved MP4 file compatibility (fixes playback problems on Windows)
  • Bug fixes

Version 1.2 [download SwiftCapture 1.2]

  • Compatible with macOS 10.14 "Mojave"
  • More reliable audio capture from Blackmagic devices
  • Improved video frame timings from Blackmagic devices
  • Automatic video format detection for Blackmagic devices
  • Improved audio/video synchronisation
  • Efficiency improvements resulting in lower CPU usage
  • AppleScript enhancements
  • Bug fixes

Version 1.1 [download SwiftCapture 1.1]

  • 64-bit application for full compatibility with current and future macOS
  • New transformation options to flip or rotate the video image
  • New horizontal flip option for live video (mirror mode)
  • New option to add an audio delay to fix sync issues
  • New option to reduce video buffer size to improve latency
  • Expanded AppleScript dictionary, including settings
  • New Apple ProRes video encoding options
  • Improved performance and reliability of video capture
  • Bug fixes

Version 1.0.3 [download SwiftCapture 1.0.3]

  • Additional colour adjustment controls
  • Efficiency improvements for higher performance capture
  • Resizable Preferences window to fit smaller displays

Version 1.0.2

  • New feature to add a text overlay, including date and time
  • Efficiency and reliability improvements
  • Bug fixes

Version 1.0.1

  • Support for Apple Intermediate Codec and Apple ProRes video formats
  • Support for 16-bit and 24-bit uncompressed audio formats
  • Improved support for FireWire DV video input, including crop and scale
  • Support for FireWire DV audio input
  • Larger buffer sizes for increased capture reliability
  • Time-limited capture mode to automatically stop captures after a set duration

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