Software Development Update: May 2024

Software Development Update: May 2024

– When configuring a Messenger, the notifications regarding assets to be automatically restored from Cold Storage have been adjusted to improve clarity.
– Messengers now feature a notification to clarify when a particular view is empty due to filtering.
– The zoom functionality from the 1-Up view has been added to the 2-Up/Compare view as well.
– In the metadata overlay, the buttons for saving data or filtering the field list have been locked in place so they are accessible even when scrolling through the content in the overlay.

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Software Development Update: April 2024

Software Development Update: April 2024

– The Metadata Inspector controls have been refreshed for readability, and the buttons for saving data or filtering the field list have been locked in place so they are accessible even when scrolling through the Inspector.
– Addressed a problem which could cause failures sending watermarked Messengers under certain conditions.
– Repaired a misconfiguration which prevented visual annotations from functioning as expected in Messengers.
– Fixed an issue which could cause the duplication of metadata values in certain fields when uploading multiple files into the same asset in a single operation.

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Software Development Update: March 2024

Software Development Update: March 2024

– Custom metadata configurations now support metadata rules, which will alert users when attempting to save metadata changes that do not conform to the rules.
– The option to export asset metadata in tab-delimited format has been restored to the Export Metadata overlay.
– Share Links now include information about the DF Studio account from which they were shared.
– Date-related sorting options have been added to the “Arrange” feature in Collections.
– The Viewing Preferences overlay for Projects and Collections has been streamlined for more consistent behavior, clarity, and ease-of-use.

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Software Development Update: February 2024

Software Development Update: February 2024

– The controls for configuring Messenger options have been adjusted for improved clarity.
– The Export Metadata overlay has been streamlined by removing the outdated “tab” formatting option.
– The behavior of the Viewing Preferences menu within Projects and Collections has been adjusted so that changes don’t take effect until the “Save” button is clicked.
– Fixed a bug which caused the “Edit Details” view to appear empty when adjusting a LIVE Messenger after sending.

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Software Development Update: January 2024

Software Development Update: January 2024

– The options for configuring available file sizes in a Download Messenger have been adjusted for improved clarity.
– The drop-down menus for suggested metadata values have been adjusted to display multi-line text for longer values, rather than clipping the text after a certain length.
– Metadata exports will continue to include the DFS ID and asset filename as asset identifiers by default, but these columns can now be optionally omitted for workflows that require a different set of exported data.
– The menu and type-ahead search when selecting an existing Collection have been enhanced for reliability and performance.

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Software Development Update: December 2023

Software Development Update: December 2023

– Primary asset identifiers (Asset Name and DFS ID) are now included any time metadata is exported to a text file.
– Project and Collection views have been updated to incorporate continuous scrolling, for a quicker, more seamless viewing and editing experience.
– The navigation performance in 1-Up view has been re-engineered for faster navigation with no delay in between the display of asset previews when moving rapidly through images.
– The loading of thumbnail previews when scrolling through proofsheet views has been accelerated, so that previews load immediately after scrolling stops.

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Software Development Update: October 2023

Software Development Update: October 2023

– The visuals and performance of the Activity Monitor have been further refined to enhance its usability.
– Fixed a configuration error which prevented account administrators from seeing the link to manage users and teams within DF Studio settings.
– Resolved a bug which could cause the Viewing Preferences panel on the Activity Monitor to become inaccessible under certain conditions.
– Corrected an issue which prevented scrolling down the list of messages in the Inbox when the list exceeded the current page view.
– Fixed a bug which prevented searching by DFS ID in the global search box.
– Addressed an issue which caused video previews to display at a smaller size than expected in full-screen mode.

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Revert to Original Filenames

Revert to Original Filenames

With the addition of the “Original Name” option among the asset fields exportable to a CSV file, DF Studio has enabled a new workflow to revert renamed images back to their original filenames in a streamlined, automated process.

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Software Development Update: September 2023

Software Development Update: September 2023

– The behavior and layout of the Activity Monitor has been enhanced for further clarity.
– The Column View in Library folder listings has been refined for a more intuitive experience.
– Corrected a bug which prevented the saving of metadata changes in Mobile Metadata Messengers.
– Addressed an issue which prevented bulk select/approval operations in Messengers from affecting assets across all pages.
– Fixed a problem which allowed the “Import From Messenger” button to appear in the Project Inspector in cases where the functionality was not available.
– Addressed a misconfiguration which caused the generation of playable video previews to fail for some assets.

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Software Development Update: August 2023

Software Development Update: August 2023

– The CSV export feature now supports exporting the original name of an asset, as well as the file extensions for the files in its stack.
– Content delivery mechanisms have been optimized for a faster and more stable experience when downloading files in bulk.
– The Activity Monitor has been updated with visual enhancements and performance improvements, including the ability to customize the order of the columns displayed in the listing.
– The Security Settings screen has been redesigned to flow more intuitively and enhance the visibility of all controls.
– The technology supporting the Project and Collection Inspectors has been modernized to improve performance and pave the way for future updates.

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How to Select for Approvals

How to Select for Approvals

A DF Studio Approval Messenger is a secure, streamlined tool for registering approvals on a set of assets quickly. Follow some tips to work through the process of completing and submitting an Approval Messenger, from start to finish.

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Software Development Update: July 2023

Software Development Update: July 2023

– Resolved an issue which caused unusual display artifacts when viewing watermarked video files in a Messenger.
– Addressed an issue which caused errors when viewing Multi-Messengers on mobile devices.
– Resolved a problem which prevented the “Skip” and “Save and Next” buttons in the metadata from advancing to the next asset.
– Fixed a problem which caused the “Previous” and “Next” buttons to be omitted from the metadata editing overlay.
– Resolved an issue which made certain files unavailable for download when they experienced issues during ingestion.

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