Version 2020.4-2020.4.3

With excitement for a strong year ahead, DF Studio announces its first software release of 2021, now being deployed to all accounts. This release completes a first-class suite of tools for handling video assets, and incorporates deep enhancements to performance and usability. As always, please reach out to DF Studio’s support team with any feedback or questions about this update.


  • Help links for downloading tools now open in a new window for greater clarity.
  • Visual continuity has been improved across Messenger interfaces on all mobile devices.
Account Administration
  • The invoice format has been updated to include costs for video transcoding when applicable.
File Management & Organization
  • Multiple enhancements have been made to improve the responsiveness of the proofsheet interface when selecting assets or working in 1-Up view.
  • The New Collection overlay now selects the current Library folder as the default destination in which the Collection will be created.
Security & Protection

Bug Fixes

  • Addressed an issue which could cause the thumbnails from the filmstrip navigation in 1-Up view to display incorrectly when viewing multiple Messengers at once.
  • Resolved a problem which prevented offering original files for download on accounts with specific default Messenger configurations.
  • Corrected an issue which made image downloads available to view-only Messenger recipients in some configurations.
  • Resolved a bug which prevented date pickers from appearing in Metadata Messengers on mobile devices.
  • Addressed an issue which prevented Messenger recipients from filtering assets based on the presence of comments.
  • Improved the styling of type-ahead suggestions in Mobile Metadata Messengers.
  • Improved the reliability of swiping gestures for navigating Messengers on mobile devices.
  • Fixed a problem with the download link for the DFS Downloader application.
  • Improved the handling of type-ahead suggestions in fields associated with Metadata Terms.
  • Corrected an issue which prevented the rearrangement of tokens in metadata fields.
Uploads & Assignments
  • Resolved an issue which caused uploading to fail when adding files to Projects with special characters in the Project name.
Account Administration
  • Fixed an issue which affected the rounding of invoice values involving fractions of a cent.
File Management & Organization
  • Corrected a bug which allowed the display of folder bookmarks to get out of sync across the interface.
  • Resolved a bug which prevented the “Add Note” button from appearing in the Notes tab.
  • Clarified that visual annotation tools are not available when working with video assets.
Security & Protection
  • Addressed an erroneous configuration which artificially limited the minimum watermark opacity to 15%.