Select the MADRIX Software version from the list below to see its changes and improvements.

 



MADRIX 3.6j | September 26, 2019

Version 3.6.10.0 – This is the last planned software update for MADRIX 3.

  • Improved Features:
    • MADRIX: Updated the list of Art-Net OEM codes [Date: August 05, 2019].
      (#3611)
    • MADRIX: Updated the list of ESTA manufacturer codes [Date: September 25, 2019].
      (#3611)
    • Software Update: Improved the available download links to better reflect the differences between MADRIX 3 and newer softwares.
      (#3716)
  • MADRIX Hardware:
    • MADRIX KEY: Updated the driver for the green MADRIX 3 KEY (Version 6.51).
      (#3611)
    • MADRIX KEY: Updated the driver for the metallic MADRIX 3 KEY (Version 6.90).
      (#3611)
    • MADRIX LUNA: New firmware version 1.6.7172. Please update the firmware!
    • MADRIX LUNA: Web configuration page: Fixed a critical issue that discarded the current setting for In Case Of Data Connection Loss when disconnected from power and automatically reset to the default value again.
      (#3803)
    • MADRIX LUNA: Fixed a critical issue that could halt the device in rare cases.
      (#3651)
    • MADRIX NEBULA: New firmware version 1.7.7165. Please update the firmware!
    • MADRIX NEBULA: Fixed an issue for TM1814 that did not correctly control the current.
      (#3722)
    • MADRIX PLEXUS: New firmware version 1.9.7169. Please update the firmware!
    • MADRIX PLEXUS: Fixed an issue that did not allow Timers of the Extension Port to be triggered monthly via Sunset/Sunrise.
      (#3667)
    • MADRIX PLEXUS: Fixed a critical issue that could halt the device in rare cases.
      (#3651)
    • MADRIX PLEXUS: Fixed an issue that did not allow Timers of the Extension Port to be triggered on the 31st of a month.
      (#3782)
    • MADRIX PLEXUS: Fixed an issue that did not allow Timers of the Extension Port to be triggered 'Daily' at 00:00:00.
      (#3682, #3721)
    • MADRIX PLEXUS: Fixed an issue that did not allow Timers of the Extension Port to stop when set to Action 'Port' and Type 'Cycle' while Valid Thru was set to 'Each Year', 'Each Month', or 'Each Day'.
      (#3700, #3721)
    • MADRIX PLEXUS: Fixed an issue that triggered all Timers of the Extension Port between the last set time and the new time setting if the time was manually advanced.
      (#3683, #3721)
    • MADRIX PLEXUS: Fixed an issue that calculated the Sunset/Sunrise times with a high frequency instead of once a day.
      (#3684, #3721)
    • MADRIX STELLA: New firmware version 1.7.7165. Please update the firmware!
    • MADRIX STELLA: Fixed a critical issue that could halt the device in rare cases.
      (#3651)
  • New And Updated Script/Macro Functions:
    • Global Macro: Streamlined STORAGE_LEFT and STORAGE_RIGHT to LEFT, RIGHT, MAIN.
      (#3707)
  • Bugfixes:
    • Device Manager: Fixed an issue that did not deactivate Highlight Mode again when closing the dialog via the keyboard shortcut F4.
      (#4770)
    • Device Manager: Fixed a critical issue that could crash the software when quickly clicking twice on the button to rescan for devices while having KiNET enabled.
      (#4961)
    • External Preview Windows: Fixed an issue that incorrectly showed the status information in DVI Mode when the setting was already activated for any of the other two modes after starting MADRIX 3.
      (#3635)
    • Fixture Library: Fixed a number of fixture profiles that included duplicate channels or duplicate channel numbers, for example.
      (#4545)
    • MADRIX: Fixed an issue that rendered a still image when using 3000 BPM (or an integer multiple of this) and setting the Layer Pitch, Storage Place Pitch, and Speedmaster Left/Right to their maximum value for certain MADRIX Effects [incl. SCE Bounce, SCE Clouds, SCE Drops, SCE Explosions, SCE Fire, SCE Flames, SCE Fluid, SCE Metaballs, SCE Shapes, SCE Starfield, SCE Swarm, SCE Tubes, S2L Drops, S2L Level Color Scroll, S2L Waveform, S2L Wavegraph, M2L Drops, M2L Color Scroll, MAS Script].
      (#3688)
    • Patch Editor: Fixed an issue that continued to deselect fixtures when moving them via the keyboard arrow keys when having an External Preview Window opened, which always received the focus after the relocation.
      (#3594)
    • PLEXUS Configuration: Fixed an issue that did not show that column 'Start' was not available for 'Time Type' 'Sunset' or 'Sunrise' ['Start > N/A'].
      (#4241)
    • PLEXUS Configuration: Fixed an issue that showed an out-of-memory warning when using a PLEXUS, disconnecting it, and then opening the PLEXUS Configuration window.
      (#4624)
    • SCE Noise: Fixed a critical issue that could crash the software when setting the Storage Place Pitch and Speedmaster Left/Right to their maximum values.
      (#3689)
    • Sript: Fixed that the 'CueAdd()' function could halt the software.
      (#4178)
    • Translations/Languages: Added several missing translations.
      (#5008)


MADRIX 5.1b | September 06, 2019

Version 5.1.2.0

  • Improved Features:
    • MIDI Remote Editor: Added new MIDI maps for
      ALESIS VI25
      Akai FL STUDIO FIRE
      Akai MPC STUDIO
      Akai MPD218
      Akai MPD232
      Denon DJ MC4000
      Denon DJ MC7000
      Numark DJ2GO2
      Numark MixTrack 3 / Numark MixTrack Pro 3
      Numark MixTrack Platinum
      M-Audio Code 25
      M-Audio Code 61
      M-Audio KeyStation 49 MK3
      M-Audio KeyStation 61 MK3
      M-Audio KeyStation 88
      (#4838)
    • MADRIX Installer: Improved the translations and removed unnecessary or duplicate files from the installation directory.
      (#3473, #4811)
  • MADRIX Hardware:
    • MADRIX NEBULA/STELLA/ORION: New firmware version 2.3.7253.
    • MADRIX NEBULA/STELLA/ORION: Made various minor changes.
      (#5042)
  • New Fixtures:
    • Lucenti Lighting - Blackwave Pixel Bar 50.
      (#4836)
    • Lucenti Lighting - Blackwave Pixel Bar 100.
      (#4836)
    • Lucenti Lighting - Vinci Pearl.
      (#4836)
    • Lucenti Lighting - Vinci Ruby.
      (#4836)
    • Lucenti Lighting - Vinci Topaz.
      (#4836)
  • Bugfixes:
    • About Dialog: Fixed that several buttons were missing after activating the Easter Egg and deactivating it again.
      (#4937)
    • Device Manager: Fixed a critical issue that could crash the software when quickly clicking twice on the button to rescan for devices while having KiNET enabled.
      (#4940)
    • DMX-IN Remote Editor: Fixed a critical issue that could crash the software when controlling it remotely via Storage Place ID + Fade and setting the Crossfader Fade Time to 0.
      (#4506)
    • MADRIX Quick Support: Updated the MADRIX logo file.
      (#4042)
    • MIDI Remote Editor: Fixed a critical issue that could crash the software when controlling it remotely via Storage Place ID + Fade and setting the Crossfader Fade Time to 0.
      (#4557)
    • Translations/Languages [German, Spanish, French, Simplified Chinese]: Improved various translations and translated missing items.
      (#4538)


MADRIX 5.1a | August 07, 2019

Version 5.1.1.0

  • Improved Features:
    • Device Manager > Art-Net: Now shows the Art-Net Long Name in the list. [This is the device name that can be edited for MADRIX hardware products on their built-in web configuration pages, for example.]
      (#4086)
    • MADRIX: Updated the list of Art-Net OEM codes [Date: August 05, 2019].
      (#4823)
    • MADRIX: Updated the list of ESTA manufacturer codes [Date: August 05, 2019].
      (#4823)
  • User Manuals:
    • MADRIX 5 Quick Start Guide: Updated the file to the latest version.
      (#4827)
  • MADRIX Hardware:
    • MADRIX LUNA: New firmware version 2.0.7254. Please update the firmware!
    • MADRIX LUNA: Fixed an issue that could prevent uploading the bootloader correctly.
      (#4669, #4670)
    • MADRIX LUNA: Fixed an issue that did not allow to call the built-in web configuration page via the MADRIX Device Configuration window.
      (#4831, #4832)
    • MADRIX STELLA: New firmware version 2.3.7252. Please update the firmware!
    • MADRIX STELLA: Fixed an issue that could make the device become unresponsive when using RDM and both ports at the same time.
      (#4711, #4797)
  • New Fixtures:
    • Clay Paky - HY B-Eye K15.
      (#4736)
    • Clay Paky - HY B-Eye K25.
      (#4736)
    • EUROLITE - LED IP T1000 TCL.
      (#4792)
    • TLS - TLS Digital - P70B280 - RGB 12Ch.
      (#4815)
    • TLS - TLS Digital - P100B400- RGB 12Ch.
      (#4815)
    • TLS - TLS Digital - P150B300- RGB 6Ch.
      (#4815)
    • TLS - TLS Digital - P40B320 - RGB 24Ch.
      (#4815)
    • TLS - TLS Digital - P70B420 - RGB 18Ch.
      (#4815)
    • TLS - TLS RGBW - RGBW 4Ch.
      (#4815)
  • Bugfixes:
    • Device Manager: Fixed an issue that did not deactivate Highlight Mode again when closing the dialog via the keyboard shortcut F4.
      (#4769)
    • Fixture Editor: Fixed an issue that prevented Check Library to be called, for example when saving via 'Save As...'.
      (#4789)
    • MADRIX KEY: Fixed a critical issue that could deactivate a MADRIX 5 KEY preprogrammer under certain circumstances.
      (#4814)
    • MREC Conversion: Fixed an issue that did not write the last frame for converted files, which could lead to files that deviated from the original length and frame count.
      (#4722)
    • NewTek NDI: Fixed an issue that deleted the names and references to all currently selected NDI streams on different Layers or Storage Places when opening the Capture Device Selection dialog [This was visible, for example, when trying to map different sources on several Layers to different areas].
      (#4671)
    • Patch Editor: Restored GUI performance when editing the Patch and working with fixtures to previous levels.
      (#4781)
    • PLEXUS Configuration: Fixed an issue that did not allow to change the settings for the Maser-Slave Synchronization of a device over USB or network.
      (#4804)
    • SCE Fluid: Fixed an issue that always did only send the white color information when patching RGBW fixtures.
      (#4165, #4676)
    • Translations/Languages [German]: Improved translated items, added several missing translations, and fixed minor spelling errors.
      (#4165, #4676)


MADRIX 5.1 | June 14, 2019

Version 5.1.0.30

  • New Effects:
    • SCE Credits.
      (#4030)
    • SCE Split Shapes.
      (#3575)
    • SCE Water.
      (#3793)
    • TRI Flash.
      (#2269)
    • TRI Fluid.
      (#2271)
    • TRI Split Shapes.
      (#3575)
    • TRI Water.
      (#3793)
  • Improved Effects:
    • Rendering Mode Extended: Added the Pentagon and Hexagon shape types, including Regular, Implode, Explode, Pulse, to all effects that support the Extended rendering mode [Bounce, Drops, Explosions, Fill Drops, Fill Random, Fill Snake, Graph, Rotating Shapes, Shapes, Simple Shape, Split Shapes, Star Field, Swarm].
      (#1512, #3712)
    • String Table: It is now possible to manage multiple pages [when supported by the effect, such as SCE Credits].
      (#3176)
    • SCE Drops: Added a new Effect Setting [Peak].
      (#886)
    • SCE Gradient: Added new Effect Settings [Displacement, Displacement Speed, Displacement Distribution].
      (#3677)
    • SCE Wave / Radial: The Peak Effect Setting is now available for all three modes [Sine, Absolute Sine, and Triangle].
      (#3785)
    • SCE Wave / Radial: Added new Effect Settings [Displacement, Displacement Speed, Displacement Distribution].
      (#3785)
    • S2L Drops: Added a new Effect Setting [Peak].
      (#886)
    • M2L Drops: Added a new Effect Setting [Peak].
      (#886)
    • TRI Drops: Added a new Effect Setting [Peak].
      (#886)
    • TRI Drops: The length of a trigger now defines the length of an object [drop] and not how long a new object is triggered each frame.
      (#3871)
  • New Features:
    • MREC Conversion: Video files that are compatible with the Windows Media Foundation decoder can now be converted to the MADRIX-native *.mrec file format [MADRIX Record] in order to always have full compatibility with the MADRIX Software among many other advantages [menu Tools > Record Editing... > MREC Conversion].
      (#4129)
    • New Protocol: Added support to natively use Blackmagic Design capture products [incl. product lines from DeckLink, Intensity, UltraStudio, Teranex, and more].
      (#3818)
    • New Protocol: Added support for sending NewTek NDI [Preferences > Device Manager... > DVI Devices].
      (#4338, #3468, #3868)
    • New Protocol: Added support for receiving NewTek NDI [SCE Capture].
      (#3866, #3903, #4334, #4338, #4385, #4524)
    • New Protocol: Added support for sending Spout [Preferences > Device Manager... > DVI Devices].
      (#3867)
    • New Protocol: Added support for receiving Spout [SCE Capture].
      (#1465, #3742)
  • Improved Features:
    • Art-Net: The asssignment of [virtual] universes will now be automatically increased when manually adding new nodes [Preferences > Device Manager... > DMX Devices].
      (#4371)
    • Device Manager: In demo mode, you can now test the basic connection to fixtures and controllers for DMX-based output protocols by using the Highlight Mode of the Device Manager, which sends value 255 on all 512 channels to the selected devices [full-on white].
      (#3612)
    • DMX Watcher: Now runs in its own user interface thread in order to improve the software's overall usability and responsiveness.
      (#3897)
    • Fixture Editor: The Check Library functionality now scans for duplicate channels or duplicate channel numbers.
      (#4542)
    • MIDI Watcher: Now runs in its own user interface thread in order to improve the software's overall usability and responsiveness.
      (#3898)
    • Script Editor: Improved the performance by optimizing the way the syntax is highlighted [incl. keywords, functions, and others].
      (#2418)
    • Shape Table: Added a new column in order to set the minimum size for animated implode, explode, pulse shapes [Size MIN].
      (#3679)
    • Task Watcher: Now runs in its own user interface thread in order to improve the software's overall usability and responsiveness.
      (#3896)
  • MADRIX Hardware:
    • MADRIX LUNA: New firmware version 2.0.7232. Please update the firmware!
    • MADRIX LUNA: Added support for Streaming ACN / sACN.
      (#1836, #4494)
    • MADRIX LUNA: Added a Channel Offset for each output port.
      (#2486,#4527)
    • MADRIX LUNA: Web configuration page: Universes are now shown in hexadecimal notation and Art-Net Net switch / sub-net switch notation in the universes tooltip.
      (#2486,#4527)
    • MADRIX LUNA: Fixed an issue that did continue to send the last frame that was received over USB under certain circumstances although new network data was received.
      (#3833)
    • MADRIX LUNA: Fixed an issue that only allowed answering ping requests up to 32 byte.
      (#3887)
    • MADRIX LUNA: Fixed an issue that did not send with the correct frame rate and timeout setting when having received ArtSync packages prior.
      (#4520)
    • MADRIX NEBULA: New firmware version 2.3.7236. Please update the firmware!
    • MADRIX NEBULA: Start Channel has been redesigned to Channel Offset.
      (#4381)
    • MADRIX NEBULA: Changed the task ratio of SM16703 from 1:2/2:1 to 1:3/3:1.
      (#4367)
    • MADRIX NEBULA: Fixed an issue that only applied a new IP address that was set over USB after a power cycle.
      (#3838)
    • MADRIX NEBULA: Fixed an issue that did continue to send the last frame that was received over USB under certain circumstances although new network data was received.
      (#3849)
    • MADRIX NEBULA: Fixed an issue that could freeze the device, when quitting the MADRIX Software while using LPD6803 and having Channels Per Universe set to a value that could not be divided by 3.
      (#4362)
    • MADRIX NEBULA: Fixed an issue that did not allow receiving data over USB when merging data from Art-Net and sACN.
      (#4376)
    • MADRIX NEBULA: Fixed an issue that allowed special characters and control characters [ASCII] in names and descriptions, which are not filtered out.
      (#4562, #4569)
    • MADRIX ORION: New firmware version 2.3.7236. Please update the firmware!
    • MADRIX ORION: Fixed an issue that only applied a new IP address that was set over USB after a power cycle.
      (#3838)
    • MADRIX ORION: Fixed an issue that did not allow the DMX Channel to be set with help of the MADRIX Device Configuration window over Ethernet.
      (#4450)
    • MADRIX ORION: Fixed an issue that allowed special characters and control characters [ASCII] in names and descriptions, which are not filtered out.
      (#4562, #4569)
    • MADRIX ORION: Fixed an issue that did not allow to retrieve the currently set Start Channel over USB when using the MADRIX Device Configuration window.
      (#4555)
    • MADRIX STELLA: New firmware version 2.3.7236. Please update the firmware!
    • MADRIX STELLA: Start Channel has been redesigned to Channel Offset.
      (#4381)
    • MADRIX STELLA: Fixed an issue that only applied a new IP address that was set over USB after a power cycle.
      (#3838)
    • MADRIX STELLA: Fixed an issue that did continue to send the last frame that was received over USB under certain circumstances although new network data was received.
      (#3849)
    • MADRIX STELLA: Fixed an issue that did not allow receiving data over USB when merging data from Art-Net and sACN.
      (#4376)
    • MADRIX STELLA: Fixed an issue that allowed special characters and control characters [ASCII] in names and descriptions, which are not filtered out.
      (#4562, #4569)
  • New Fixtures:
    • Acclaim Lighting - AL Graze AC.
      (#4525)
    • Acclaim Lighting - Dyna Graze HO Exterior DMX.
      (#4525)
    • Acclaim Lighting - Pixel Graze.
      (#4525)
    • Abstract - Skyline 4.
      (#4525)
    • Abstract - Skyline 8.
      (#4525)
    • Abstract - Skyline 12.
      (#4525)
    • Abstract - Aleph 2 ET.
      (#4525)
    • Abstract - Matrix 5x5.
      (#4525)
    • Abstract - Matrix 3x3.
      (#4525)
    • Altman - Spectra Strip.
      (#4525)
    • Altman - Sectra Cube.
      (#4525)
    • Altman - Spectra Par 50.
      (#4525)
    • Altman - Spectra Par 100.
      (#4525)
    • Altman - Spectra Par 200.
      (#4525)
    • Altman - Spectra Par 400.
      (#4525)
    • Anolis - ArcPad Xtreme-CE.
      (#4525)
    • Anolis - Divine 160.
      (#4525)
    • Anolis - Arc Pad Zoom 48MC.
      (#4525)
    • Anolis - ArcPad 94 Integral-CE (RGBW).
      (#4525)
    • Anolis - ArcPad 96 Integral (RGB).
      (#4525)
    • Anolis - ArcSource Inground 24 MC Integral.
      (#4525)
    • Anolis - ArcSource Outdoor 16 MC Integral RGBW.
      (#4525)
    • Anolis - ArcSource Outdoor 24 MC Integral RGBW.
      (#4525)
    • Anolis - ArcSource Outdoor 48 MC Integral RGBW.
      (#4525)
    • Anolis - Ambiane RGBW.
      (#4525)
    • Anolis - ArcSource 140 COB Recessed.
      (#4525)
    • Anolis - Arc Cove.
      (#4525)
    • Blizzard Lighting - Motify Fresc.
      (#4525)
    • Blizzard Lighting - Motif Atelier 8FX.
      (#4525)
    • Blizzard Lighting - TOURnado IP EXA (RGBW).
      (#4525)
    • Blizzard Lighting - TOURnado IP EXA (RGBA).
      (#4525)
    • Blizzard Lighting - Motif Atelier 16FX.
      (#4525)
    • Blizzard Lighting - Motif Sketch.
      (#4525)
    • Blizzard Lighting - ToughPAR Quadra.
      (#4525)
    • Blizzard Lighting - ToughStick EXA (RGBA).
      (#4525)
    • Blizzard Lighting - ToughStick EXA (RGBW).
      (#4525)
    • BriTeQ - BT-THEATRE 100EC.
      (#4525)
    • BriTeQ - LDP-Colorbar 12FC.
      (#4525)
    • BriTeQ - LDP-Colorbar 24FC.
      (#4525)
    • BriTeQ - PRO BEAMER ZOOM Mk2 - INDOOR.
      (#4525)
    • BSL - Aegle.
      (#4525)
    • BSL - Infinity Summer.
      (#4525)
    • BSL - Iris.
      (#4525)
    • BSL - Magic Zoom 7.
      (#4525)
    • BSL - Twist Zoom 7 LED.
      (#4525)
    • BSL - Twist Beam 7 LED.
      (#4525)
    • BSL - Pegasus.
      (#4525)
    • BSL - Magic Zoom 19.
      (#4525)
    • BSL - Magic Beam 7.
      (#4525)
    • BSL - Impact Beam 15 LED.
      (#4525)
    • Cameo - BAR 10 RGB IR WH.
      (#4525)
    • Cameo - BAR 10 RGBA.
      (#4525)
    • Cameo - BAR 10 RGB IR.
      (#4525)
    • Cameo - PIXELBAR DTW PRO.
      (#4525)
    • Cameo - PIXBAR 650 CPRO.
      (#4525)
    • Cameo - PIXBAR 600 PRO.
      (#4525)
    • Cameo - FLAT PAR RGB 10 IR WH.
      (#4525)
    • Cameo - Flat Star.
      (#4525)
    • Cameo - FLAT MOON.
      (#4525)
    • Cameo - FLAT PAR 1 TW IR.
      (#4525)
    • Cameo - Flat Pro 7 XS.
      (#4525)
    • Cameo - FLAT PAR 1 RGBW IR WH.
      (#4525)
    • Cameo - FLAT PRO FLOOD IP65 TRI.
      (#4525)
    • Cameo - FLAT PRO 7 IP65.
      (#4525)
    • Cameo - FLAT PAR 1 RGBW IR.
      (#4525)
    • Cameo - FLAT PRO 18.
      (#4525)
    • Christie Lites - Freedom Par Quad-4 RGBA D-fi.
      (#4525)
    • Christie Lites - CF-72 Color Force RGBA.
      (#4525)
    • Christie Lites - CF-12 Color Force RGBA.
      (#4525)
    • Christie Lites - CFII-72 Color Force II.
      (#4525)
    • Christie Lites - CFII-48 Color Force II.
      (#4525)
    • Christie Lites - SIXPAR 200 IP65 RGBAW+UV.
      (#4525)
    • Christie Lites - SIXPAR 200 RGBAW+UV.
      (#4525)
    • Christie Lites - Sceptron 10 1000mm.
      (#4525)
    • Christie Lites - Sceptron 10 320mm.
      (#4525)
    • Christie Lites - Sceptron 20 1000mm.
      (#4525)
    • Christie Lites - Sceptron 20 320mm.
      (#4525)
    • Christie Lites - Sceptron 40 1000mm.
      (#4525)
    • Christie Lites - Sceptron 40 320mm.
      (#4525)
    • Contest - IPZOOM 3x15QC.
      (#4525)
    • Contest - IPZOOM 7x15QC.
      (#4525)
    • Contest - IPANEL24x10QC.
      (#4525)
    • Contest - IPSPOT 7x10FIVE.
      (#4525)
    • Deliya - 54 PCS 3WRGBW leds par lights.
      (#4525)
    • Deliya - LED BAR WASH 324.
      (#4525)
    • Deliya - IMOVE RAY25.
      (#4525)
    • Deliya - BSL Impact Zoom 15LED.
      (#4525)
    • Deliya - LED-2825 ZOOM.
      (#4525)
    • Deliya - SI-108 MiniBeam 150.
      (#4525)
    • Deliya - SI-108 MiniSpot 150.
      (#4525)
    • DTS - FOS 100 Power Fc.
      (#4525)
    • DTS - FOS 100 Power Solo Fc.
      (#4525)
    • DTS - FOS 100 Dynamic.
      (#4525)
    • DTS - FOS 100 Power Fc.
      (#4525)
    • DTS - FOCUS SOLO ZOOM IP65.
      (#4525)
    • DTS - Titan Solo HP.
      (#4525)
    • DTS - MINI BRICK.
      (#4525)
    • DTS - Core.
      (#4525)
    • DTS - Nec NRG 810.
      (#4525)
    • DTS - Max L.
      (#4525)
    • DTS - Nec NRG 510.
      (#4525)
    • DTS - Nec NRG 1201.
      (#4525)
    • DTS - Nec NRG 1401.
      (#4525)
    • Duno Sono - Barre à 240 LEDs RGB.
      (#4525)
    • Duno Sono - Barre LEDs RGB.
      (#4525)
    • Duno Sono - LED COLOR CHANGER.
      (#4525)
    • Duno Sono - PIXEL-L120W.
      (#4525)
    • Duno Sono - PIXEL-S480W.
      (#4525)
    • EK Lights - BRIX-FC.
      (#4525)
    • EK Lights - ChromaPix-M33.
      (#4525)
    • EK Lights - COLLIDER FC.
      (#4525)
    • Ekta Vision - iLVM 4C.
      (#4541)
    • Ekta Vision - iLVF 24C.
      (#4541)
    • Ekta Vision - iLVF 32C.
      (#4541)
    • Ekta Vision - iLVM 10C-E.
      (#4541)
    • Ekta Vision - iLVM 12C-E.
      (#4541)
    • Ekta Vision - iLVM 4C-Q.
      (#4541)
    • Ekta Vision - iLVM 4C-Qs.
      (#4541)
    • Ekta Vision - iLVM 6C-Q.
      (#4541)
    • Ekta Vision - iLVM 8C.
      (#4541)
    • Ekta Vision - iLVM 8C-E.
      (#4541)
    • Ekta Vision - LVM 10C-E.
      (#4541)
    • Ekta Vision - LVM 12C.
      (#4541)
    • Ekta Vision - LVM 12C-E.
      (#4541)
    • Ekta Vision - LVM 16C.
      (#4541)
    • Ekta Vision - LVM 16C-D-E.
      (#4541)
    • Ekta Vision - LVM 16C-E.
      (#4541)
    • Ekta Vision - LVM 20C-E.
      (#4541)
    • Ekta Vision - LVM 6C-Q.
      (#4541)
    • Ekta Vision - LVM 8C-E.
      (#4541)
    • Ekta Vision - LVM 9C.
      (#4541)
    • elan Lighting - CITYCOLOR-551-IP.
      (#4541)
    • elan Lighting - Ecoparcan-1815-RGBWA+UV.
      (#4541)
    • elan Lighting - PSD 518.
      (#4541)
    • elan Lighting - PSD-1415-IP.
      (#4541)
    • elan Lighting - Strobe 1000 RGB+W.
      (#4541)
    • Elation Professional - Arena Par.
      (#4541)
    • Elation Professional - Arena Par CW.
      (#4541)
    • Elation Professional - Arena Par Zoom.
      (#4541)
    • Elation Professional - Arena Q7 Zoom.
      (#4541)
    • Elation Professional - Arena Zoom Q7IP.
      (#4541)
    • Elation Professional - Color Tone 50.
      (#4541)
    • Elation Professional - Colour Pendant.
      (#4541)
    • Elation Professional - CUEPIX Blinder WW2.
      (#4541)
    • Elation Professional - CUEPIX Blinder WW4.
      (#4541)
    • Elation Professional - CUEPIX Batten.
      (#4541)
    • Elation Professional - Elar Q1.
      (#4541)
    • Elation Professional - EVHD2.
      (#4541)
    • Elation Professional - EVHD3.
      (#4541)
    • Elation Professional - EVHD5.
      (#4541)
    • Elation Professional - FUZE PAR Z60 IP.
      (#4541)
    • Elation Professional - FUZE PAR Z120 IP.
      (#4541)
    • Elation Professional - FUZE PAR Z175.
      (#4541)
    • Elation Professional - FUZE WASH Z120.
      (#4541)
    • Elation Professional - PROTRON 3K COLOR.
      (#4541)
    • Elation Professional - Proton Eclypse.
      (#4541)
    • Elation Professional - TVL CYC RGBW.
      (#4541)
    • Elation Professional - OPTI Quad Par.
      (#4541)
    • Elation Professional - ZCL BAR Z300 IP.
      (#4541)
    • Elation Professional - ZCL 360 BAR.
      (#4541)
    • Elation Professional - ZCL 360i.
      (#4541)
    • Electroconcept - Spotlight MATRIX 430.
      (#4541)
    • Electroconcept - LED 1018.
      (#4541)
    • Electroconcept - SLA Retina.
      (#4541)
    • Electroconcept - eyeBall.
      (#4541)
    • Electroconcept - Dazer RGB.
      (#4541)
    • Electroconcept - Pancake Quad.
      (#4541)
    • Electroconcept - Pancake RGBW.
      (#4541)
    • Electroconcept - Stingray Profile.
      (#4541)
    • Electroconcept - Stingray Profile 4‐color.
      (#4541)
    • Electroconcept - Stingray mini.
      (#4541)
    • Electroconcept - 1018 QUAD Outdoor.
      (#4541)
    • Electroconcept - eyeBall Outdoor.
      (#4541)
    • Eliminator Lighting - TRiDiSC 9 IR.
      (#4541)
    • Eliminator Lighting - Electro 64BLED.
      (#4541)
    • Eliminator Lighting - Electro 86.
      (#4541)
    • Eliminator Lighting - Mini Par RGBW LED.
      (#4541)
    • Eliminator Lighting - Electro 56 LED.
      (#4541)
    • Eliminator Lighting - Stealth Beam.
      (#4541)
    • Eliminator Lighting - Electro Disc LED.
      (#4541)
    • elumen8 - Tour Batten Quad.
      (#4541)
    • elumen8 - Matrix Tri Pixel Panel 25 MKII.
      (#4541)
    • elumen8 - Tri 4 Pixel Batten.
      (#4541)
    • elumen8 - Tri 8 Pixel Batten.
      (#4541)
    • elumen8 - Plasma 3K RGB.
      (#4541)
    • Encore Professional Lighting - AuraWash 19Quad EFX.
      (#4541)
    • Enttec - PHERO 30 RGB PIXEL BAR.
      (#4541)
    • Enttec - PHERO 33 RGB PIXEL BAR.
      (#4541)
    • Enttec - 144 LEDS PIXEL TILE.
      (#4541)
    • Equinox - Shard.
      (#4541)
    • ETC - ColorSource CYC.
      (#4541)
    • ETC - ColorSource Linear.
      (#4541)
    • ETC - ColorSource Spot.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED MFX-8.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - Zeitgeist PMC-16.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED KLS-180.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED KLS-401/801.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED PARty Spot.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED BigPARty Spot.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED MSB-8i Bar.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED MFX-1.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED MFX-2.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED MFX-4.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED IP T1000 QCL.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED BAR-12 QCL RGBW.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED STP-7 Beam/Wash Bar.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED CBB-4 COB RGB.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED Bar Rainbow.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED BAR-6 QCL RGBW.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED IP T2000 QCL.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED IP T2000 TCL.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED PIX-144 RGB.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED PIX-216 RGB.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED T1000 TCL.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED IP T2000 WW.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED IP T1000 WW.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED CBB-6 COB RGB.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED CBB-2 COB RGB.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED PAR-64 COB.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED PST-15W MK2 COB.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED PST-15W MK2 WW.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - AKKU Mini PST-10 QCL.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - AKKU Mini PARty RGBW.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED CLS-320 Strahler 6000K.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED PAR-30 COB RGB.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED IP PAR Z60 RGBW.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED PAR-56 QCL Short.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED IP PAR 12x3W TCL.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED PAR-56 COB RGB 100W.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED PAR-56 COB RGB 25W.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED PAR-56 COB RGB 60W.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED IP PAR 36x1W RGB.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED IP PAR 5x5W WW.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED PML-80 COB RGB.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED Z-PAR RGBW.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED ML-30 COB RGB.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED ML-46 COB RGBW/RGBA.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED SLS-6 TCL.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED BigPARty TCL Spot.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED PARty TCL Spot.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED SLS-9 QCL.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED SLS-7 QCL.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED SLS-180 RGB.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED SLS-184 RGB.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED IP PAD QCL.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LSD-18.25.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED Pixel Mesh 64x64.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED PT-100/120.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - LED Pixel Pole.
      (#4541)
    • EUROLITE - TourBar 64 RGBW.
      (#4541)
    • JB-Lighting - Sparx 7.
      (#4525)
    • JB-Lighting - Sparx 10.
      (#4525)
    • Schnick Schnack - LED D25-250.
      (#4541)
    • Schnick Schnack - LED Tile B33.
      (#4541)
    • Schnick Schnack - LED Tile B50.
      (#4541)
    • Schnick Schnack - LED Tile D50.
      (#4541)
    • Showtec - Pixel Tube.
      (#4571)
    • Stairville - Pixel Panel 144 RGB.
      (#4571)
    • Stairville - Pixel Panel 440 RGB.
      (#4571)
  • General Improvements And Changes:
    • MADRIX Installer/Deinstaller/Setup: Added a new Water Showcase sample Setup.
      (#4305)
    • MADRIX KEY: Introducing MADRIX 5 KEY preprogrammer / MADRIX 5 License preprogrammer. While not enabling any data output, it removes all other major demo mode limitations. Learn more here
      (#4032, #4261)
    • MADRIX KEY: Updated the driver (Version 6.81).
      (#3556)
  • User Interface Improvements And Changes:
    • Cue List: Storage Place are now easier to distinguish when the Cue List is running [Selected with light gray, Empty with gray, Occupied with dark gray].
      (#3402)
    • MADRIX | Simplified Chinese: Chinese characters are now easier to read due to a reduced font weight.
      (#3619)
    • Menu: The keyboard shortcut Tab is again shown for View > Move Touch To Next Screen.
      (#4464)
  • User Manuals:
    • MADRIX LUNA Quick Start Guide: Updated the guide [May 2019].
      (#4093)
    • MADRIX NEBULA Quick Start Guide: Updated the guide [April 2019].
      (#3990)
  • New And Updated Script/Macro Functions:
    • New Effect: SCE Credits with SetColorSelect, GetColorSelect, SetAutoStart, GetAutoStart, ToggleAutoStart, Start, SetEndMode, GetEndMode, SetTextAlignmentHorizontal, GetTextAlignmentHorizontal, SetTextAlignmentVertical, GetTextAlignmentVertical, SetShuffle, GetShuffle, SetShuffleCount, GetShuffleCount, SetLineBreak, GetLineBreak, SetPageBreak, GetPageBreak, SetPageFade, GetPageFade, SetRotation, GetRotation, SetFilteringMode, GetFilteringMode, COLORSELECT_PAGE, COLORSELECT_LINE, ENDMODE_MOVE, ENDMODE_STAY, ENDMODE_CLEAR, TEXT_ALIGNMENT_HORIZONTAL_LEFT, TEXT_ALIGNMENT_HORIZONTAL_CENTER, TEXT_ALIGNMENT_HORIZONTAL_RIGHT, TEXT_ALIGNMENT_VERTICAL_TOP, TEXT_ALIGNMENT_VERTICAL_CENTER, TEXT_ALIGNMENT_VERTICAL_BOTTOM, FILTERING_MODE_NEAREST_NEIGHBOR, FILTERING_MODE_LINEAR.
      (#4030)
    • New Effect: SCE Split Shapes with SetEmissions, GetEmissions, SetGenerations, GetGenerations, SetVelocity, GetVelocity, SetVelocityMin, GetVelocityMin, SetVelocityMax, GetVelocityMax, SetVelocityDistributionMode, GetVelocityDistributionMode, SetLifetime, GetLifetime, SetLifetimeMin, GetLifetimeMin, SetLifetimeMax, GetLifetimeMax, SetLifetimeDistributionMode, GetLifetimeDistributionMode, SetSpread, GetSpread, SetSpreadMin, GetSpreadMin, SetSpreadMax, GetSpreadMax, SetSpreadDistributionMode, GetSpreadDistributionMode, SetSize, GetSize, SetSizeMin, GetSizeMin, SetSizeMax, GetSizeMax, SetSizeDistributionMode, GetSizeDistributionMode, SetSwirl, GetSwirl, SetEmissionAngle, GetEmissionAngle, SetFadeout, GetFadeout, SetAlphaMix, GetAlphaMix, SetPathAligned, GetPathAligned, SetAnimationDuration, GetAnimationDuration, SetCenterMode, GetCenterMode, SetColorMode, GetColorMode, SetShapeMode, GetShapeMode, CENTER_MODE_FIXED, CENTER_MODE_RANDOM, COLOR_MODE_INHERITING, COLOR_MODE_PER_CYCLE, COLOR_MODE_PER_GENERATION, COLOR_MODE_ROUND_ROBIN, SHAPE_MODE_INHERITING, SHAPE_MODE_PER_CYCLE, SHAPE_MODE_PER_GENERATION, SHAPE_MODE_ROUND_ROBIN.
      (#3575)
    • New Effect: SCE Water with SetSpeedVariance, GetSpeedVariance, SetEnergy, GetEnergy, SetEnergyMax, GetEnergyMax, SetEnergyDistribution, GetEnergyDistribution, SetLength, GetLength, SetLengthMax, GetLengthMax, SetLengthDistribution, GetLengthDistribution, SetPitch1, GetPitch1, SetPixelPitch1, GetPixelPitch1, SetPitch2, GetPitch2, SetPixelPitch2, GetPixelPitch2, SetPitch3, GetPitch3, SetPixelPitch3, GetPixelPitch3, SetPitch, SetPixelPitch, SetInterval, GetInterval, SetIntervalMax, GetIntervalMax, SetIntervalDistribution, GetIntervalDistribution, SetReflect, GetReflect, ToggleReflect, SetDisplacement, GetDisplacement, SetDisplacementSpeed, GetDisplacementSpeed, SetDisplacementDistribution, GetDisplacementDistribution.
      (#3793)
    • New Effect: TRI Flash with SetFadeIn, GetFadeIn, SetFadeOut, GetFadeOut.
      (#2269)
    • New Effect: TRI Fluid with SetRadius, GetRadius, SetVorticity, GetVorticity, SetDensity, GetDensity, SetVelocity, GetVelocity, SetDuration, GetDuration, SetFade, GetFade, SetDeceleration, GetDeceleration, SetColorMode, GetColorMode, MODE_COLOR_TABLE, MODE_GRADIENT.
      (#2271)
    • New Effect: TRI Split Shapes with SetEmissions, GetEmissions, SetGenerations, GetGenerations, SetVelocity, GetVelocity, SetVelocityMin, GetVelocityMin, SetVelocityMax, GetVelocityMax, SetVelocityDistributionMode, GetVelocityDistributionMode, SetLifetime, GetLifetime, SetLifetimeMin, GetLifetimeMin, SetLifetimeMax, GetLifetimeMax, SetLifetimeDistributionMode, GetLifetimeDistributionMode, SetSpread, GetSpread, SetSpreadMin, GetSpreadMin, SetSpreadMax, GetSpreadMax, SetSpreadDistributionMode, GetSpreadDistributionMode, SetSize, GetSize, SetSizeMin, GetSizeMin, SetSizeMax, GetSizeMax, SetSizeDistributionMode, GetSizeDistributionMode, SetSwirl, GetSwirl, SetEmissionAngle, GetEmissionAngle, SetFadeout, GetFadeout, SetAlphaMix, GetAlphaMix, SetPathAligned, GetPathAligned, SetAnimationDuration, GetAnimationDuration, SetColorMode, GetColorMode, SetShapeMode, GetShapeMode, COLOR_MODE_INHERITING, COLOR_MODE_PER_CYCLE, COLOR_MODE_PER_GENERATION, COLOR_MODE_ROUND_ROBIN, SHAPE_MODE_INHERITING, SHAPE_MODE_PER_CYCLE, SHAPE_MODE_PER_GENERATION, SHAPE_MODE_ROUND_ROBIN.
      (#3575)
    • New Effect: TRI Water with SetSpeedVariance, GetSpeedVariance, SetEnergy, GetEnergy, SetEnergyMax, GetEnergyMax, SetEnergyDistribution, GetEnergyDistribution, SetLength, GetLength, SetLengthMax, GetLengthMax, SetLengthDistribution, GetLengthDistribution, SetPitch1, GetPitch1, SetPixelPitch1, GetPixelPitch1, SetPitch2, GetPitch2, SetPixelPitch2, GetPixelPitch2, SetPitch3, GetPitch3, SetPixelPitch3, GetPixelPitch3, SetPitch, SetPixelPitch, SetReflect, GetReflect, ToggleReflect, SetDisplacement, GetDisplacement, SetDisplacementSpeed, GetDisplacementSpeed, SetDisplacementDistribution, GetDisplacementDistribution.
      (#3793)
    • New Functions For SCE Capture: SetAlphaBlending, GetAlphaBlending.
      (#1465)
    • New Functions For SCE Gradient And SCE Wave / Radial: SetDisplacement, GetDisplacement, SetDisplacementSpeed, GetDisplacementSpeed, SetDisplacementDistribution, GetDisplacementDistribution.
      (#3677, #3785)
    • Changed Functions For SCE Wave / Radial SetPeak, GetPeak.
      (#3785)
    • New And Updated Functions For MADRIX Effects That Use The Shape Table: ShapeTableSetShapeMinSize, ShapeTableGetShapeMinSize, ShapeTableAddShape.
      (#3679)
    • New And Updated Functions for MADRIX Effects That Use The String Table: StringTableGetPagesCount, StringTableAddPage, StringTableRemovePage, StringTableMovePageToNext, StringTableMovePageToPrev, StringTableInvertPages, StringTableSwapPages, StringTableGetCount, StringTableMoveStringUp, StringTableMoveStringDown, StringTableInvert, StringTableSwapStrings, StringTableGetString, StringTableSetString, StringTableAddString, StringTableRemoveString.
      (#3176)
    • New Functions For SCE Drops, S2L Drops, M2L Drops, And TRI Drops: SetPeak, GetPeak.
      (#886)
    • New Contants For Rendering Mode Extended: SHAPE_TYPE_PENTAGON_OUTLINED, SHAPE_TYPE_PENTAGON_OUTLINED_IMPLODE, SHAPE_TYPE_PENTAGON_OUTLINED_EXPLODE, SHAPE_TYPE_PENTAGON_OUTLINED_PULSE, SHAPE_TYPE_PENTAGON_FILLED, SHAPE_TYPE_PENTAGON_FILLED_IMPLODE, SHAPE_TYPE_PENTAGON_FILLED_EXPLODE, SHAPE_TYPE_PENTAGON_FILLED_PULSE, SHAPE_TYPE_HEXAGON_OUTLINED, SHAPE_TYPE_HEXAGON_OUTLINED_IMPLODE, SHAPE_TYPE_HEXAGON_OUTLINED_EXPLODE, SHAPE_TYPE_HEXAGON_OUTLINED_PULSE, SHAPE_TYPE_HEXAGON_FILLED, SHAPE_TYPE_HEXAGON_FILLED_IMPLODE, SHAPE_TYPE_HEXAGON_FILLED_EXPLODE, SHAPE_TYPE_HEXAGON_FILLED_PULSE.
      (#1512)
  • Bugfixes:
    • Art-Net: Nodes with a port type of None will no longer be shown, instead of showing them as output node with virtual universe 0.
      (#3728)
    • Art-Net: Fixed an issue that showed MADRIX as a node with 3 universes when searching for nodes in the network while having an input node set up.
      (#4424)
    • Art-Net: Fixed an issue that showed an empty node for each input when searching for nodes in the network while having devices connected that provide input ports.
      (#4424)
    • Art-Net: Fixed an issue that did not allow to change the Broadcast IP Address for manually added input nodes.
      (#4561)
    • CITP: Fixed a critical issue that could halt the software when loading a Setup file including Storage Places with the SCE Capture effect while having CITP activated.
      (#4468)
    • Cue List: Fixed an issue that did not execute a cross-fade when using the Cue List and jumping to a Storage Place where SCE Image could not access and load the referenced files [because it was not available anymore on the drive, for example].
      (#4425)
    • Cue List: Fixed an issue that did not execute a cross-fade when using the Cue List and jumping to a Storage Place where SCE Video could not access and load the referenced video file [because it was not available anymore on the drive, for example].
      (#4499)
    • Device Manager > DMX Input: Fixed an issue that did not allow to use one, single source for multiple virtual inputs [Mapping].
      (#4119)
    • Device Manager > MIDI: Fixed a critical issue that could crash the software when deactiviating MTC again for a device that cannot receive MIDI Time Code.
      (#4412)
    • Device Manager > MIDI: Fixed a critical issue that could crash the software when activiating MTC and trying to receive MIDI Time Code.
      (#4487)
    • DMX Watcher: Fixed an issue that reversed the colum and row options.
      (#4349)
    • Fixture Editor: Fixed an issue that allowed to create fixtures with more than 512 channels.
      (#4544)
    • Fixture Library: Fixed the DMX start address of the fixture profiles Color Kinetics iColor Flex SLX 50x1 PDS-60ca 1 per supply from 1 / 150 to 1 / 1, Color Kinetics iColor Flex SLX 50x1 PDS-60ca 2 per supply from 1 / 300 to 1 / 151, Color Kinetics eW Flex SLX 50x1 PDS-60ca 1 per supply from 1 / 50 to 1 / 1, and Color Kinetics eW Flex SLX 50x1 PDS-60ca 2 per supply from 1 / 100 to 1 / 51.
      (#4238)
    • Fixture Library: Fixed a number of fixture profiles that included duplicate channels or duplicate channel numbers.
      (#4542)
    • Group Control: Fixed an issue that did only allow 255 Group Presets instead of 256.
      (#4073)
    • Group Control: Fixed an issue that did not show the corresponding tooltips anymore.
      (#4347)
    • Group Control: Fixed an issue that did not fade to Group Preset 1 if you had called it before calling a different preset.
      (#4477)
    • Group Control: Fixed an issue that did not allow to call a Group Preset again after manually adjusting a fader after calling said preset.
      (#4477)
    • MADRIX: Added missing translations for French, Simplified Chinese, and Spanish.
      (#4443)
    • MADRIX: Fixed an issue that did show the font too small when editing the value of a fader in the second Layer view.
      (#4348)
    • MADRIX: Fixed an issue that did not allow to skip by using a double-click on the buttons for Fade To Left, Fade To Middle, Fade To Right.
      (#4449)
    • MADRIX KEY: Fixed an issue that could make the firmware update fail in 10 % of the cases.
      (#3556)
    • Matrix Generator: Fixed an issue that did not remember the last used value for Fixture Count Limit Per Universe when opening the window anew.
      (#4358)
    • Map Settings: Fixed that several control were not initialized with the correct font when switching to a different language while the window was open.
      (#4368)
    • Options: Fixed that several tooltips were not initialized with the correct font.
      (#4393)
    • Patch Editor > Add Fixtures: Fixed an issue that did not remember the last used value for Fixture Count Limit Per Universe when opening the window anew.
      (#4358)
    • Patch Editor: Fixed a critical issue that could crash the software when reducing the Matrix Size while having fixture groups defined that were then positioned outside of the Matrix Size.
      (#4455)
    • Patch Editor: Fixed a critical issue that could crash the software when applying a Position Z Offset to fixtures that are assigned to a fixture group with a default value lower than 255 with the new position being outside of the Matrix Size.
      (#4455)
    • PLEXUS Configuration: Fixed an issue that showed an out-of-memory warning when using a PLEXUS, disconnecting it, and then opening the PLEXUS Configuration window.
      (#4623)
    • Previews: Improved the font scaling to ensure that the text for the OpenGL error message remains legible across all languages.
      (#4336)
    • Previews: Fixed a issue that did not update the text for the OpenGL error message when switching the language.
      (#4337)
    • Remote Editor [DMX-IN | MIDI]: Fixed an issue that did not translate a function when shown in the list.
      (#4474)
    • Remote HTTP: Fixed an issue that did not correctly update the state of Storage Places and only showed the state of the previously activated Storage Place for the third iPad GUI.
      (#4280)
    • SCE/S2L/M2L/TRI Drops: Fixed an issue that did remove objects before they were fully outside of the rendered matrix under certain circumstances.
      (#3894)
    • SCE Video: Fixed an issue that did not load a video file when the operating system did not have an active audio playback device available while Audio Output was enabled in the software [Preferences > Device Manager... > Audio].
      (#4251)
    • SCE Video: Fixed an issue that did discard the referenced video file including name and directory, when switching to and from a Storage Place that could not access and load the original file [because it was not available anymore on the drive, for example].
      (#4361)
    • SCE Video: Fixed an issue that did not execute a cross-fade when switching to a Storage Place with multiple layers of SCE Video and the first layer had Auto-Start disabled.
      (#4411)
    • SCE Video: Fixed a critical issue that could crash the software due to eventual memory overload since the required RAM would not be freed up correctly after frequently loading videos using the Media Foundation decoder.
      (#4475)
    • Task Watcher: Fixed a critical issue that could crash the software after closing the Task Watcher when showing a very large number of devices.
      (#2249)
    • TRI Explosions: Fixed an issue that only allowed triggering when releasing a control and also when pressing a button.
      (#3740)
    • TRI Fluid: Fixed an issue that only triggered at a single location when pressing multiple buttons, instead of multiple locations.
      (#3740)
    • TRI Fluid: Objects now maintain the same color as long as the same button is pressed instead of generating new colors for each new frame.
      (#3870)
    • TRI Tubes: Removed the unnecessary BPM parameter.
      (#3740)


MADRIX 5.0f | March 11, 2019

Version 5.0.6.0

  • Bugfixes:
    • MADRIX: Fixed a critical issue that could crash the software after around 3 to 5 hours.
      (#4328)
    • Patch Editor: Fixed a translation error in the German localization.
      (#4312)


MADRIX 5.0e | March 05, 2019

Version 5.0.5.1

  • Improved Effects:
    • SCE Drops: The effect can now benefit from performance optimizations when using Rendering Mode 'Extended' while rendering only patched voxels ['Preferences > Options... > Performance > Rendering > Patched Only'].
      (#3686)
    • SCE Fire Improved the performance.
      (#3641)
    • SCE Graph: The effect can now benefit from performance optimizations while rendering only patched voxels ['Preferences > Options... > Performance > Rendering > Patched Only'].
      (#3686)
    • SCE Image: Images that are distributed across several layers of SCE Image effects are now displayed at the same time when loading the corresponding Storage Place provided that all layers have finished rendering and provide display data first.
      (#3963)
    • SCE Starfield: The effect can now benefit from performance optimizations when using Rendering Mode 'Extended' while rendering only patched voxels ['Preferences > Options... > Performance > Rendering > Patched Only'].
      (#3686)
    • SCE Video: The Playback Rate now allows for more granular control.
      (#3807)
    • SCE Video: Improved file compatibility, especially for H.264 files.
      (#3907)
    • S2L Drops: The effect can now benefit from performance optimizations when using Rendering Mode 'Extended' while rendering only patched voxels ['Preferences > Options... > Performance > Rendering > Patched Only'].
      (#3686)
    • S2L Level Shape: The effect can now benefit from performance optimizations while rendering only patched voxels ['Preferences > Options... > Performance > Rendering > Patched Only'].
      (#3686)
    • M2L Drops: The effect can now benefit from performance optimizations when using Rendering Mode 'Extended' while rendering only patched voxels ['Preferences > Options... > Performance > Rendering > Patched Only'].
      (#3686)
  • Improved Features:
    • About: The 'Expiration Date' of MADRIX KEYs is now shown if a KEY (i.e. a Software License) is programmed to only be valid until a specific date.
      (#4057)
    • Art-Net: Devices that are manually created and can only send or receive are now shown as such instead of automatically listing both options.
      (#3915)
    • DMX-IN Remote Editor: Added remote control functions for the Cue List again [Go, Back, Goto, Play / Pause].
      (#3741)
    • DMX-IN Remote Editor: Changed the 'Play/Stop' remote control function for Chasers to 'Play / Pause / Stop' [0 – 84 = Stop | 85 – 169 = Pause | 170 – 255 = Play].
      (#3741)
    • External Previews: 'Keep Always On Top' is now automatically always activated in 'DVI' mode.
      (#3729)
    • Fixture Editor: A library is now automatically checked for errors when loading, saving, or merging it.
      (#3731)
    • Fixture Editor: A fixture is now automatically checked for errors when editing it and confirming with 'Apply' or 'OK'.
      (#3731)
    • FX Filters: Vastly improved the performance of 'Kaleidoscope 6x' and 'Kaleidoscope 16x'; especially when using a rectangular Matrix Size/pixel resolution.
      (#1785)
    • MADRIX: Multiple layers that are included in a single Storage Place will now be triggered at the same time in order to better synchronize their frames, rendering, and as such the visual output.
      (#3962)
    • MADRIX: Crossfades will now only be started when the next effect has already started rendering and provides usable data. [In practice, this mainly applies to SCE Image and SCE Video.]
      (#3965)
    • MADRIX: Added a new menu entry to quickly find the currently used software license [Help > MADRIX KEY > License...].
      (#4130)
    • Matrix Generator: Fixture profiles are now automatically checked before they are added to the Patch [Thus, invalid fixtures cannot be added anymore].
      (#3730)
    • Logfile: Files can no longer be overwritten accidentally since the software now asks for confirmation.
      (#1479)
    • MIDI Watcher: Files can no longer be overwritten accidentally since the software now asks for confirmation.
      (#1479)
    • Options > Startup: The currently loaded Setup file can quickly be set as the Setup to be loaded during Startup ['Preferences > Options... > Startup > Open This Setup > Current'].
      (#3982)
    • Patch Editor > Add Fixtures: Fixture profiles are now automatically checked before they are added to the Patch [Thus, invalid fixtures cannot be added anymore].
      (#3730)
    • Previews: In demo mode, 'Patch Mask > Transparent' is always automatically enabled and this setting cannot be changed in order to make sure that you see your effects and fixtures when not having a MADRIX KEY connected.
      (#4046)
    • Previews: Information overlays, such as 'Status Information' and 'Clock', now scale according to the windows size and monitor resolution.
      (#4144)
    • Recording: The Main Output Recording window now opens next to the 'REC' button in order to not block it.
      (#4106)
    • Translations/Languages [German]: Added missing translations.
      (#4172)
  • MADRIX Hardware:
    • MADRIX LUNA: New firmware version 1.6.7172. Please update the firmware!
    • MADRIX LUNA: Web configuration page: Fixed a critical issue that discarded the current In Case Of Data Connection Loss setting when disconnected from power and automatically reset to the default value again.
      (#3802)
    • MADRIX NEBULA: New firmware version 2.2.7206. Please update the firmware!
    • MADRIX NEBULA: Added new supported LEDs: GS8207.
      (#3724)
    • MADRIX NEBULA: Added new supported LEDs: TM1804 [400 kHz].
      (#3748, #3764)
    • MADRIX NEBULA: Added new supported LEDs: UCS2903.
      (#3747, #3749)
    • MADRIX NEBULA: Web configuration page: Universes up to number 32,768 can now be assigned.
      (#3615)
    • MADRIX NEBULA: During normal operation, pressing the Reset button now sends an Art-Net PollReply [e.g., Device Manager] and a MADRIX PollReply [MADRIX Device Configuration].
      (#3906)
    • MADRIX NEBULA: Fixed an issue for SJ1221 that could lead to flickering when using very long tape.
      (#3911, #3918)
    • MADRIX NEBULA: Fixed an issue that did only apply a new IP address after changing it over USB after disconnecting it from power first.
      (#3857)
    • MADRIX ORION: New firmware version 2.2.7206. Please update the firmware!
    • MADRIX ORION: During normal operation, pressing the Reset button now sends an Art-Net PollReply [e.g., Device Manager] and a MADRIX PollReply [MADRIX Device Configuration].
      (#3906)
    • MADRIX ORION: Fixed an issue that did only apply a new IP address after changing it over USB after disconnecting it from power first.
      (#3857)
    • MADRIX PLEXUS: New firmware version 1.9.7169. Please update the firmware!
    • MADRIX PLEXUS: Fixed an issue that did not allow Timers of the Extension Port to be triggered on the 31st of a month.
      (#3720, #3768, #3781)
    • MADRIX PLEXUS: Fixed an issue that did not allow Timers of the Extension Port to be triggered 'Daily' at 00:00:00.
      (#3682, #3720)
    • MADRIX PLEXUS: Fixed an issue that did not allow Timers of the Extension Port to stop when set to Action 'Port' and Type 'Cycle' while Valid Thru was set to 'Each Year', 'Each Month', or 'Each Day'.
      (#3700, #3720)
    • MADRIX PLEXUS: Fixed an issue that triggered all Timers of the Extension Port between the last set time and the new time setting if the time was manually advanced.
      (#3683, #3720)
    • MADRIX STELLA: New firmware version 2.2.7206. Please update the firmware!
    • MADRIX STELLA: Added RDM support.
      (#3472, #3589, #3882)
    • MADRIX STELLA: Added support for 2 Ethernet ports [Model V1.2 required].
      (#XYZ)
    • MADRIX STELLA: Added daisy-chain support [Model V1.2 required].
      (#XYZ)
    • MADRIX STELLA: Web configuration page: Universes up to number 32,768 can now be assigned.
      (#3615)
    • MADRIX STELLA: During normal operation, pressing the Reset button now sends an Art-Net PollReply [e.g., Device Manager] and a MADRIX PollReply [MADRIX Device Configuration].
      (#3906)
    • MADRIX STELLA: Fixed an issue that did only apply a new IP address after changing it over USB after disconnecting it from power first.
      (#3857)
  • New Fixtures:
    • American DJ – Matrix Beam LED.
      (#4089)
    • Chauvet DJ - Colorband PIX-M USB.
      (#4039)
    • Chauvet DJ - SlimPAR Pro Q USB.
      (#4039)
    • MARQ Lighting - RezoTubes.
      (#3660)
  • General Improvements And Changes:
    • About: Legal Information now launches the user manual and directly takes you to the corresponding chapter.
      (#4099)
    • End-User License Agreement: Updated the end-user license agreement. Please read it carefully. It is also available online.
      (#4092)
    • MADRIX Installer/Deinstaller/Setup: Added the end-user license agreement as text file for quick access in the installation directory [... > MADRIX 5 > documents].
      (#4092)
  • User Interface Improvements And Changes:
    • SCE Color Scroll / SCE Drops: Swapped the position of the Displacement Speed and Displacement Distribution.
      (#4118)
    • SCE Drops / S2L Drops / M2L Drops / TRI Drops: Disabled the Rotation parameters when the rendering mode is set to Simple since they do not work in this mode.
      (#3827)
  • User Manuals:
    • MADRIX 5 Script User Manual: Updated the user guide for MADRIX 5.
      (#3243)
  • New And Updated Script/Macro Functions:
    • Global Macro: CueSetTimeCode() and CueSetDuration() now work with fps instead of ms as the last parameter.
      (#2327)
    • Global Macro: Streamlined STORAGE_LEFT and STORAGE_RIGHT to LEFT, RIGHT, MAIN.
      (#3706)
    • Strings: Added compatibility with UTF-8, including masking of special characters ["\\", "\"", "\n", "\t", "\r"] .
      (#2571)
  • Bugfixes:
    • Art-Net: Fixed a critical issue that could crash the software when manually creating a node in the 'Device Manager', activating it under tab 'DMX Devices', and then duplicating it under tab 'Art-Net'.
      (#3895)
    • Art-Net: Fixed an issue that converted the Art-Net Remote device included in a MADRIX 3 Setup file to an output node instead of an input node.
      (#3916)
    • Art-Net: Fixed an issue that did send 'ArtSync' across all network adapters instead of only using the network cards where devices/nodes are assigned to.
      (#4045)
    • Chaser: Fixed an issue that did not update the Color Picker and Color Fader Box correctly when running Steps that use the Color Table.
      (#1775)
    • Chaser: Fixed an issue that did not allow to trigger Steps remotely via the DMX-IN Remote Editor or MIDI Remote Editor [Chaser > Step].
      (#4074)
    • Chaser: Changed the execution from 'Always' to 'Value Changed' in the DMX-IN Remote Editor for the main control [Chaser > Play / Pause / Stop].
      (#4074)
    • Cue List: Fixed an issue that did not update the user interface, current cue, and playback state correctly when playing a Cue List and switching to Programmer view and back.
      (#2843)
    • Cue List: Fixed an issue that did not allow the recording to be stopped via the second click on the REC button.
      (#4108)
    • Filter FX: Fixed an issue that did not apply the Negative Mask filter correctly when using and modifying the Map Settings of a Layer.
      (#3470)
    • Filter FX: Fixed a critical issue that could crash the software when using a filter from the Blur / Sharpen category while having set up a 3D patch with empty Z-Layers.
      (#4266)
    • MADRIX Installer/Deinstaller/Setup: Saved sample setup files without activated Art-Net Remote device and without Audio Settings.
      (#3913)
    • MADRIX: Storage Places with the default effect, SCE Color with color Black, cannot be saved anymore since they are basically empty [unless you change the Description].
      (#1155)
    • MADRIX: Empty Storage Places with the default effect, SCE Color with color Black, cannot be copied via drag and drop anymore since they are basically empty [unless you change the Description].
      (#1838)
    • MADRIX: Fixed an issue that did not correctly update the user interface when copying an occupied Storage Place and pasting it onto a deselected bin while having selected the same Storage on both decks, Deck A and Deck B.
      (#2188)
    • MADRIX: Fixed an issue that did not show the correct context menu in the correct position when opening it again on a different Storage Place after having it opened already on a Storage Place.
      (#3424)
    • MADRIX: Fixed an issue that only switched the user interface but did not correctly load an effect when selecting a Storage Place button that was only shown in parts on the user interface.
      (#3459)
    • MADRIX: Fixed an issue of the BPM Tap feature that did calculate the BPM correctly, but did not tune to the beat.
      (#3681)
    • MADRIX: Fixed an issue that rendered a still image when using 3000 BPM (or an integer multiple of this) and setting the Layer Pitch, Storage Place Pitch, and Speedmaster Deck A/B to their maximum value for certain MADRIX Effects [incl. SCE Bounce, SCE Clouds, SCE Drops, SCE Explosions, SCE Fire, SCE Flames, SCE Fluid, SCE Metaballs, SCE Shapes, SCE Starfield, SCE Swarm, SCE Tubes, S2L Drops, S2L Level Color Scroll, S2L Waveform, S2L Wavegraph, M2L Drops, M2L Color Scroll, TRI Drops, TRI Explosions, TRI Shapes, TRI Tubes, MAS Script].
      (#3685)
    • MADRIX: Fixed an issue that did not correctly draw effects when setting up a custom Rotation in the Map Settings while Tile Mode None was chosen while rendering only patched voxels ['Preferences > Options... > Performance > Rendering > Patched Only'].
      (#3726)
    • MADRIX: Fixed an issue that did not update the user interface when switching the language while the second Layer view was activated.
      (#3940)
    • MADRIX: Fixed an issue that did show tooltips of the second Layer view and the Group Control in the colors of the opposite theme of the user interface.
      (#3631)
    • MADRIX: Fixed an issue that irregularly triggered the Main Output Strobe, Main Output Freeze, and Speed Master Pause Deck A/B instead of constantly when using the spacebar on the keyboard to activate it.
      (#3939)
    • MADRIX: Fixed an issue that did not remember which of the two Layer views was active when switching between Storage Places.
      (#4031)
    • MADRIX: Fixed an issue that did not always apply values for double distribution effect parameters correctly, for example when copying and pasting a layer.
      (#4113)
    • Matrix Generator: Fixed an issue that did calculate the 'DMX Start Universe' and 'DMX Start Channel' as well as the 'Fixture Count Per Universe' incorrectly when setting a custom 'DMX Address MIN / MAX' in the Fixture Editor.
      (#3095)
    • Options > Recording: The General 'FPS' slider is now working more correctly to allow for more granular control.
      (#4151)
    • Patch Editor > Add Fixtures: Fixed an issue that did calculate the 'DMX Start Universe' and 'DMX Start Channel' as well as the 'Fixture Count Per Universe' incorrectly when setting a custom 'DMX Address MIN / MAX' in the Fixture Editor.
      (#3095)
    • Patch Editor: Fixed an issue that did prevent fixtures to be assigned to an empty fixture group since the selection of either fixture or group was lost.
      (#3618)
    • PLEXUS Configuration: Fixed an issue that did not show that column 'Start' was not available for 'Time Type' 'Sunset' or 'Sunrise' ['Start > N/A'].
      (#3658)
    • Previews: Fixed an issue that did not refresh the Previews when quickly changing the Patch, for example via rapid keyboard inputs.
      (#3967)
    • Remote HTTP: Fixed an issue that did not allow SetCuelistTimeCode and SetCuelistDuration to work correctly since they were still using milliseconds instead of FPS.
      (#4177)
    • Sript: Fixed an issue that did not fully highlight @scriptname, @version, @author, and @description.
      (#3820)
    • Sript: The Global Macro function 'SetFade()' now works correctly again.
      (#4122)
    • Sript: The 'CueAdd()' function could halt the software.
      (#4179)
    • SCE Color Scroll: Fixed an issue that did not correctly activate Step for hard edges when BPM was already set to a value of 0.
      (#2471)
    • SCE Color Scroll: Fixed an issue that did not correctly hold the effect when using a Speed Master, Pause, or the Speed Pitch.
      (#3676)
    • SCE Drops: Fixed an issue that did not correctly hold the effect when using a Speed Master, Pause, or the Speed Pitch.
      (#3676)
    • SCE Drops: Fixed an issue that always set the Length to a value of 0 when using the macro function 'SetLength()'.
      (#3874)
    • SCE Fill Drops: Fixed an issue that did not immediately change the effect when setting the Duration to a value of 0 during a longer fill.
      (#1902)
    • SCE Fill Snake: Fixed an issue that did not render the effect correctly when setting the speed master to a value higher than 1.
      (#4137)
    • SCE Fire: Fixed an issue that did produce visual artifacts when changing the Map Settings of the Layer, i.e. its position mapping, by using the Effect Parameter Chaser.
      (#3403)
    • SCE Fire: Fixed a critical issue that could crash the software when changing the Direction while using a very large Matrix Size/pixel resolution.
      (#3641)
    • SCE Flames: Fixed an issue that did not update the effect when changing the colors while BPM was set to a value of 0.
      (#2448)
    • SCE Gradient: Fixed an issue that did not correctly refresh and redraw the effect when the Map Settings had been changed while rendering only patched voxels.
      (#3164)
    • SCE Image: Fixed an issue that did set frames of GIF files to a Duration of 1 second and thus seemed to not play them back fluently.
      (#3600)
    • SCE Image: Fixed a critical issue that could crash the software when opening the Image Table and a thumbnail (an image) could not be loaded.
      (#3912)
    • SCE Noise: Fixed a critical issue that could crash the software when setting the Storage Place Pitch and Speedmaster Deck A/B to their maximum values.
      (#3687)
    • SCE Rotating Shapes: Fixed an issue that did ignore the alpha channel of the Color Table.
      (#3886)
    • SCE Shapes: Fixed an issue that did not correctly refresh and redraw the effect when the Map Settings had been changed while rendering only patched voxels.
      (#3164)
    • SCE Simple Shape: Fixed an issue that did not correctly refresh and redraw the effect when the Map Settings had been changed while rendering only patched voxels.
      (#3164)
    • SCE Video: Fixed several issues that did not allow to play back specific video files or introduced graphical artifacts (such as certain QuickTime *.mov files).
      (#3382)
    • SCE Video: Fixed an issue that did not allow to play back H.264-encoded video files correctly.
      (#3907)
    • SCE Video: Fixed an issue that did not correctly scale certain button overlays when using large monitor resolutions.
      (#3966)
    • S2L Drops: Fixed an issue that did not correctly hold the effect when using a Speed Master, Pause, or the Speed Pitch.
      (#3676)
    • S2L Level Color Scroll: Fixed an issue that did not correctly hold the effect when using a Speed Master, Pause, or the Speed Pitch.
      (#3676)
    • S2L Shapes: Fixed a critical issue that could result in incorrectly drawn visuals or even a software crash when activating Mirror while an audio signal was received.
      (#3881)
    • M2L Color Scroll: Fixed an issue that did not correctly hold the effect when using a Speed Master, Pause, or the Speed Pitch.
      (#3676)
    • M2L Drops: Fixed an issue that did not correctly hold the effect when using a Speed Master, Pause, or the Speed Pitch.
      (#3676)
    • M2L Shapes: Fixed a critical issue that could result in incorrectly drawn visuals or even a software crash when activating Mirror while an audio signal was received.
      (#3881)
    • Task Watcher: Fixed an issue that showed an incorrect number of video encoders when using SCE Video and several layers.
      (#4298)
    • Touch Screen: Fixed an issue that always automatically scrolled to the last Storage Place 256 when selecting a different Storage.
      (#3518)


MADRIX 5.0d | August 07, 2018

Version 5.0.4.0

  • Improved Features:
    • Options > Startup: You can now choose to let the software automatically restart after an unexpected shutdown ['Preferences > Options... > Startup > Enable Application Restart Manager'].
      (#3657)
    • Streaming ACN: You can now choose to send Optimized Frames [the new default setting] in addition to Full Frames [always all 512 channels].
      (#3584)
  • MADRIX Hardware:
    • MADRIX LUNA: New firmware version 1.6.7148. Please update the firmware!
    • MADRIX LUNA: Fixed a critical issue that could halt the device in rare cases.
      (#3647, #3650, #3651)
    • MADRIX NEBULA: New firmware version 2.1.7147. Please update the firmware!
    • MADRIX NEBULA: Fixed an issue for TM1814 that did not correctly control the current.
      (#3628, #3642)
    • MADRIX NEBULA: Fixed an issue that did not activate Streaming ACN without a power disconnect when switching from Art-Net while data was received.
      (#3614)
    • MADRIX NEBULA: Fixed an issue that did not refresh the web configuration page correctly when switching from sACN to Art-Net and confirming with Set.
      (#3515)
    • MADRIX NEBULA: Fixed a critical issue that could halt the device in rare cases.
      (#3650, #3651)
    • MADRIX ORION: New firmware version 2.1.7147. Please update the firmware!
    • MADRIX ORION: Fixed a critical issue that could halt the device in rare cases.
      (#3646, #3650, #3651)
    • MADRIX PLEXUS: New firmware version 1.9.7157. Please update the firmware!
    • MADRIX PLEXUS: Fixed an issue that did not allow Timers of the Extension Port to be triggered monthly via Sunset/Sunrise.
      (#3662, #3666)
    • MADRIX PLEXUS: Fixed a critical issue that could halt the device in rare cases.
      (#3648, #3650, #3651)
    • MADRIX STELLA: New firmware version 2.1.7147. Please update the firmware!
    • MADRIX STELLA: Fixed an issue that did only sent out Art-Net data when setting Port 2 to input.
      (#3634)
    • MADRIX STELLA: Fixed a critical issue that could halt the device in rare cases.
      (#3646, #3650, #3651)
  • Bugfixes:
    • DMX-IN Remote Editor: Fixed an issue that did not correctly assign filters [FX] when loading a MADRIX 3 Setup file.
      (#3147)
    • Effect Parameter Chaser: Fixed an issue that did not allow any control over the window anymore when having the window open while using Layer Map Settings in Steps with Fade Time and Wait Time set to 0.
      (#3500)
    • Fixture Editor: Fixed an issue that did not load the file when performing a left mouse double-click on a MADRIX Fixture Library file although the Fixture Editor was launched.
      (#3661)
    • Matrix Generator: Fixed an issue that did not allow to select fixture profiles correctly with the help of the mouse under Product.
      (#3627)
    • MIDI Remote Editor: Fixed an issue that did not correctly assign filters [FX] when loading a MADRIX 3 Setup file.
      (#3147)
    • Patch Editor > Add Fixtures: Fixed an issue that did not allow to select fixture profiles correctly with the help of the mouse under Product.
      (#3627)
    • Patch Editor: Fixed a critical issue that could halt the software when patching fixtures [which could also lead to errors when saving MADRIX Setup files, for example].
      (#3663)
    • Script: Operations within a parameter call, such as min(255, master++) and min(255, master++) are now working.
      (#257)
    • S2L Level Meter: Removed the Look-At-Type since it did not serve a function anymore.
      (#3656)


MADRIX 5.0c | July 20, 2018

Version 5.0.3.0

  • Improved Effects:
    • SCE Fill Solid: Streamlined the rotation and alignment settings across MADRIX Effects to clockwise rotation.
      (#2206, #2119)
    • SCE Gradient: Streamlined the rotation and alignment settings across MADRIX Effects to clockwise rotation. [Please note: MADRIX Setup files that were saved with a previous version will be migrated upon loading. The majority of cases will be updated, but in case of some parameters manual adjustments may be necessary.]
      (#2207, #2119)
    • S2L EQ / Spectrum: Streamlined the rotation and alignment settings across MADRIX Effects to clockwise rotation.
      (#2205, #2119)
  • Improved Features:
    • About: MADRIX KEYs that are currently in FUM mode and need their firmware to be updated will be shown as such.
      (#3598)
    • Art-Net: Improved the Art-Net Configuration window.
      (#2620)
    • MADRIX: Updated the list of Art-Net OEM codes [Date: July 11, 2018].
      (#3610)
    • Logfile: Added information when a MADRIX KEY that is currently in FUM mode has been connected.
      (#3598)
    • Patch Editor: Automatic calculation of the DMX Start Universe and DMX Start Channel in the Add Fixtures window can now be enabled or disabled via Auto Address in the Patch Editor ['Preferences > Automatically Address New DMX Fixtures']. These settings are automatically updated when choosing a different fixture profile ['Fixture > Product'] or when making changes to the Patch.
      (#1814)
  • MADRIX Hardware:
    • MADRIX LUNA: New firmware version 1.6.7134. Please update the firmware!
    • MADRIX LUNA: Web configuration page: Updated the MADRIX Logo.
      (#3583)
    • MADRIX LUNA: Web configuration page: Renamed Direct IP Mode to Unicast Mode.
      (#3462)
  • New Fixtures:
    • Chauvet - COLORado 2-Quad Zoom.
      (#3590)
  • New And Updated Script/Macro Functions:
    • New Effect: SCE Rotating Shapes with SetPathAligned(), GetPathAligned(), SetPathCount(), GetPathCount(), SetMotion(), GetMotion(), SetPathBoundMin(), GetPathBoundMin(), SetPathBoundMax(), GetPathBoundMax(), SetPathBoundDistribution(), GetPathBoundDistribution(), SetShapeOnBounds(), GetShapeOnBounds(), SetOffset(), GetOffset(), SetOffsetAnimation(), GetOffsetAnimation(), SetPathCrossWidth(), GetPathCrossWidth(), SetShapeCount(), GetShapeCount(), SetShapeCountMin(), GetShapeCountMin(), SetShapeCountMax(), GetShapeCountMax(), SetShapeCountDistribution(), GetShapeCountDistribution(), SetSize(), GetSize(), SetSizeMin(), GetSizeMin(), SetSizeMax(), GetSizeMax(), SetSizeDistribution(), GetSizeDistribution(), SetShapeRotation(), GetShapeRotation(), SetShapeRotationAnimation(), GetShapeRotationAnimation(), SetShapeRotationCrossWidth(), GetShapeRotationCrossWidth(), SetSpeed(), GetSpeed(), SetDelay(), GetDelay(), SetDelay2(), GetDelay2(), SetDisplayMode(), GetDisplayMode(), DISPLAY_MODE_CLIP, DISPLAY_MODE_FIT, DISPLAY_MODE_STRETCH.
      (#807)
    • New Effect: TRI Shapes with SetBorder(), GetBorder(), SetPixelBorder(), GetPixelBorder(), SetOuterGlow(), GetOuterGlow(), SetPixelOuterGlow(), GetPixelOuterGlow(), SetInnerGlow(), GetInnerGlow(), SetPixelInnerGlow(), GetPixelInnerGlow(), SetFade(), GetFade(), SetSize(), GetSize(), SetPixelSize(), GetPixelSize(), SetSizeMax(), GetSizeMax(), SetPixelSizeMax(), GetPixelSizeMax(), SetSizeDistribution(), GetSizeDistribution(), SeedRandomSize(), SetPitch1(), GetPitch1(), SetPixelPitch1(), GetPixelPitch1(), SetPitch2(), GetPitch2(), SetPixelPitch2(), GetPixelPitch2(), SetPitch3(), GetPitch3(), SetPixelPitch3(), GetPixelPitch3(), SetPitch(), SetPixelPitch(), SetAlphaMix(), GetAlphaMix(), SetInvert(), GetInvert(), ToggleInvert(), SetMirror(), GetMirror(), ToggleMirror().
      (#2336)
    • New Functions And Constants For MADRIX Effects That Use The Shape Table: ShapeTableGetShapeCount(), ShapeTableMoveShapeUp(), ShapeTableMoveShapeDown(), ShapeTableSwapShapes(), ShapeTableAddShape(), ShapeTableRemoveShape(), ShapeTableSetShapeType(), ShapeTableGetShapeType(), ShapeTableSetShapeAlignment(), ShapeTableGetShapeAlignment(), ShapeTableSetShapeOrigin(), ShapeTableGetShapeOrigin(), ShapeTableSetShapeInnerGlow(), ShapeTableGetShapeInnerGlow(), ShapeTableSetShapeBorder(), ShapeTableGetShapeBorder(), ShapeTableSetShapeOuterGlow(), ShapeTableGetShapeOuterGlow(), ShapeTableSetMode(), ShapeTableGetMode(), SHAPETABLE_MODE_LOOP, SHAPETABLE_MODE_SHUFFLE.
      (#2100)
    • New Functions For SCE Drops, S2L Drops And M2L Drops: Shape Table Feature, Shape Rotation Feature, SetLengthMin(), GetLengthMin(), SetPixelLengthMin(), GetPixelLengthMin(), SetLengthMax(), GetLengthMax(), SetPixelLengthMax(), GetPixelLengthMax(), SetLengthDistribution(), GetLengthDistribution(), SeedRandomLength(), SetRotationOffset(), GetRotationOffset(), SetDisplacement(), GetDisplacement(), SetDisplacementSpeed(), GetDisplacementSpeed(), SetDisplacementDistribution(), GetDisplacementDistribution().
      (#2100)
    • New Constants For MADRIX Effects That Use Shapes And For RenderShape ORIGIN_GEOMETRIC_CENTER.
      (#2182)
  • Bugfixes:
    • Art-Net: Fixed an issue that incorrectly changed input ports to output ports when changing the port count of a manually added device.
      (#3136)
    • Device Manager > DMX Input: Fixed an issue that did not allow a user-defined remote configuration to be used correctly, when it had been edited while None was selected.
      (#3008)
    • DMX-IN Remote Editor: Fixed an issue that set the MIN value as MAX value when closing the window after setting the MIN value.
      (#3599)
    • DMX-IN Remote Editor: Fixed an issue that did not correctly load the fixture group assignment after saving and loading a configuration file again and assigned all functions to Group 1 instead.
      (#3552)
    • DMX Watcher: Fixed an issue that did not correctly show incoming values for DMX Input.
      (#2904)
    • External Previews: Fixed an issue that incorrectly showed the status information in mode DVI when they had been enabled for the other modes before opening the software again.
      (#3636)
    • Installer: Updated all sample script files to MADRIX 5.
      (#3577)
    • MADRIX: Fixed various minor issues of the graphical user interface.
      (#3150)
    • MADRIX: Fixed an issue that did use the wrong file filter when importing settings for DVI devices ['File > Import > DVI Device Settings...'].
      (#3607)
    • MADRIX: The menu item Move Touch To Next Screen now works correctly ['View > Move Touch To Next Screen'].
      (#3624)
    • MADRIX: Fixed an issue that did not consider the maximum value of fixture profiles as set in the Fixture Editor ['Value MAX'].
      (#3626)
    • MADRIX 5 Device Updater: Fixed an issue that did not open the user manual when using the F1 keyboard shortcut.
      (#2501)
    • MADRIX 5 Restore Tool: Fixed an issue that did not open the user manual when using the F1 keyboard shortcut.
      (#2501)
    • MADRIX 5 Time Code Sender: Fixed an issue that did not open the user manual when using the F1 keyboard shortcut.
      (#2501)
    • Map Settings: Fixed an issue that did not allow to correctly drag and drop the position of a Layer Map with the help of the mouse when several Layers were mapped.
      (#3494)
    • MIDI Remote Editor: Fixed an issue that set the MIN value as MAX value when closing the window after setting the MIN value first.
      (#3552)
    • Patch Editor: Fixed an issue that incorrectly calculated DMX Start Universe and DMX Start Channel in the Add Fixtures window when the fixture would not fit into the current DMX universe anymore.
      (#1814)
    • Patch Editor: Fixed an issue that allowed the Patch Editor and MADRIX Software to be used although the Print window was still open.
      (#3537)
    • SCE Image: Fixed an issue that did not correctly show scaled numbers when editing the Duration or Fade Time.
      (#3490)
    • SCE Rotating Shapes: Fixed an issue that did allow more than 1000 shapes in the Shape Table by duplicating them.
      (#807)
    • SCE Rotating Shapes: Fixed an issue that did not show the count correctly when using 1000 shapes.
      (#807)
    • SCE Video: Fixed an issue that did not correctly set the Start Time and End Time when loading a MADRIX 3 Setup file.
      (#3496)
    • S2L EQ: Fixed a critical issue that could cause the software to crash when adjusting Pitch 1 in certain cases.
      (#3541)
    • Touch Screen Window: Fixed an issue that caused the error message 'Encountered an improper argument' when trying to open the Touch Screen Window again after it was previously positioned on a monitor which now is not available anymore.
      (#3509)


MADRIX 5.0b | July 04, 2018

Version 5.0.2.0

  • Improved Features:
    • Art-Net: You can now choose between Post-Sync [default] and Pre-Sync. By default, the sync data is sent after the color data. Pre-Sync would send it before the color data.
      (#3563)
    • Fixture Groups: Greatly improved the performance when using fixture groups.
      (#3544)
    • MADRIX: Added support for MADRIX ORION.
      (#2400, #2401)
    • MADRIX: Improved the performance across the software when using 'Options... > Performance > Rendering > Included Voxels > Patched Only' and especially when using Filters [FX] or Layers.
      (#1428)
    • MADRIX: Updated the list of ESTA manufacturer codes [Date: June 25, 2018].
      (#3538)
    • MADRIX KEY: Improved the process and underlying functionality of manually updating a MADRIX KEY [menu 'Help > MADRIX KEY > Update MADRIX KEY...'].
      (#3549)
    • Map Settings: Improved the visual quality and performance of the Rotation Anti-Aliasing.
      (#3561)
  • User Manuals:
    • MADRIX 5 Software User Manual: Added the chapter for MADRIX ORION.
      (#3245)
    • MADRIX ORION Quick Start Guide: Added the quick start guide & technical manual to the installer.
      (#3245)
  • MADRIX Hardware:
    • MADRIX NEBULA: New firmware version 2.0.7140. Please update the firmware!
    • MADRIX NEBULA: Added new supported LEDs: UCS8904.
      (#3558, #3559)
    • MADRIX NEBULA: Web configuration page: Updated the visual appearance for MADRIX 5.
      (#3236)
    • MADRIX NEBULA: Web configuration page: Network universes are now also shown in hexadecimal notation in addition to the decimal notation.
      (#3236)
    • MADRIX NEBULA: Added 4 distinct options for sending data output in case of data connection loss [only available in the web configuration tool]: Send The Last Received Frame Continually, Send Black Frames Continually, Stop Sending After Sending A Black Frame, Stop Sending.
      (#3102)
    • MADRIX NEBULA: Added support for Streaming ACN [sACN] for output.
      (#3189)
    • MADRIX NEBULA: You can now choose the network data source: Art-Net, Streaming ACN, or Art-Net And sACN.
      (#3236)
    • MADRIX NEBULA: You can set the Start Channel for each port.
      (#3236)
    • MADRIX NEBULA: You can change the Channel Order for the output.
      (#3236)
    • MADRIX NEBULA: Added support for ArtSync.
      (#1656)
    • MADRIX ORION: Initial release with firmware version 2.0.7140.
      (#3434)
    • MADRIX PLEXUS: New firmware version 1.09.7100. Please update the firmware!
    • MADRIX PLEXUS: Fixed an issue that did not allow Digital Output ports of the Extension Port to be triggered via Timers.
      (#3427, #3428, #3429)
    • MADRIX STELLA: New firmware version 2.0.7140. Please update the firmware!
    • MADRIX STELLA: Web configuration page: Updated the visual appearance for MADRIX 5.
      (#3236)
    • MADRIX STELLA: Web configuration page: Network universes are now also shown in hexadecimal notation in addition to the decimal notation.
      (#3236)
    • MADRIX STELLA: Added support for Streaming ACN [sACN] for input and output.
      (#3189)
    • MADRIX STELLA: You can now choose the network data source: Art-Net, Streaming ACN, or Art-Net And sACN.
      (#3236)
    • MADRIX STELLA: You can set the Start Channel for each port.
      (#3236)
    • MADRIX STELLA: You can change the Channel Order for the output.
      (#3236)
    • MADRIX STELLA: Added support for ArtSync.
      (#1656)
  • New Fixtures:
    • !generic - GRBW light.
      (#3525)
    • Cameo - Flat Pro 7.
      (#3564)
    • Cameo - Flat Pro 12.
      (#3564)
    • Cameo - Flat Pro 18.
      (#3564)
    • Cameo - PIXBAR 200 PRO.
      (#3564)
    • Cameo - PIXBAR 300 PRO.
      (#3564)
    • Cameo - PIXBAR 400 PRO.
      (#3564)
    • Cameo - PIXBAR 450 PRO.
      (#3564)
    • Cameo - PIXBAR 650 PRO.
      (#3564)
    • Cameo - TRIBAR 100 IR.
      (#3564)
    • Cameo - TRIBAR 200 IR.
      (#3564)
    • Cameo - TRIBAR 400 IR.
      (#3564)
    • FOS - Lifting Ball.
      (#3550)
    • Hera Led - Sword 600 RGBW 60cm.
      (#3477)
    • Hera Led - Sword 900 RGBW 90cm.
      (#3477)
  • Bugfixes:
    • Art-Net: Enabled the option to update the firmware of MADRIX hardware devices over Art-Net again.
      (#3434)
    • Art-Net: Fixed an issue with ArtSync that did not send the last filler byte.
      (#3540)
    • Cue List: Fixed an issue that did not correctly enable all controls on the user interface again.
      (#3400)
    • Device Manager: Fixed an issue that did not remember the input setting for ports of MADRIX PLEXUS or MADRIX STELLA.
      (#3547)
    • DMX-IN Remote Editor: Fixed an issue that did not allow the automatic Assign function to recognize channels higher than 16.
      (#3551)
    • Device Manager: Fixed an issue that did not allow to manually add new DVI devices via '+'.
      (#3576)
    • DMX Watcher: Fixed an issue that suggested value/data changes although it was switched from a universe with data changes to a universe without any changes.
      (#3211)
    • Fixture Editor: Fixed a critical issue that could cause the software to crash cancelling editing an existing fixture profile of a loaded library.
      (#3521)
    • Fixture Groups: Fixed a critical issue that shortly halted the software every 60 seconds when controlling a large number of DMX universes and using at least one fixture group.
      (#3544)
    • Installer: Updated all sample Setup files to MADRIX 5.
      (#3416, #3591)
    • MADRIX: Fixed several issues that incorrectly allowed certain features and windows of the software to be accessible while in Operator Mode.
      (#3010)
    • MADRIX: Fixed a critical issue that could cause the software to crash in rare cases during startup.
      (#3542)
    • MADRIX: Fixed a critical issue that could cause the software to crash in rare cases when cancelling a window or process when a groupbox was shown.
      (#3596)
    • MADRIX Device Configuration: Enabled the option to update the firmware of MADRIX hardware devices over USB again.
      (#3434)
    • MADRIX Device Updater: Updated the logos and texts of each hardware updater.
      (#3432)
    • Map Settings: Fixed an issue that applied the color of a fixture group to a Map Preset if the fixture group had the same name as the Map Preset.
      (#3372)
    • MIDI Remote Editor: Fixed an issue that did not allow the master to be controlled correctly and to stop at value 0 when using an encoder.
      (#3555)
    • PLEXUS Configuration: Fixed several incorrect button labels.
      (#3548)
    • Remote HTTP: Fixed an issue that did not allow web browsers to load the preconfigured web interfaces 06 and 07 correctly on operating systems other than Windows and only showed plain text.
      (#3605)
    • SCE Drops: Fixed an issue that made the objects flicker when using Speed Variance and Extend Mode at the same time.
      (#3580)
    • SCE Video: Fixed an issue that prevented videos to loop correctly when using the Media Foundation decoder.
      (#3501)
    • Script Editor: Fixed the search functionality that now focusses the search field first before showing an error message when using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+F.
      (#2181)


MADRIX 3.6i | June 27, 2018

Version 3.6.9.0, Version 3.6.9.1

  • Improved Features:
    • MADRIX: Updated the list of ESTA manufacturer codes [Date: June 25, 2018].
      (#3529)
  • Fixture Editor:
    • Channel Settings: Removed the 'Use HTP' option because fixtures and their fixture profiles are now always automatically used in HTP mode.
      (#2532)
    • Fixture Menu: The 'Save Fixture' feature now correctly applies the last used directory.
      (#2278)
  • MADRIX Hardware:
    • MADRIX LUNA: New firmware version 1.06.7134. Please update the firmware!
    • MADRIX LUNA: Added BindIdx 3 to the PollReply to better communicate the extra DMX-IN port in MADRIX 5.
      (#3444)
    • MADRIX LUNA: Web configuration page: Art-Net universes are now also shown in hexadecimal notation in addition to the decimal notation.
      (#3454)
    • MADRIX PLEXUS: New firmware version 1.09.7100. Please update the firmware!
    • MADRIX PLEXUS: Fixed an issue that did not allow Digital Output ports of the Extension Port to be triggered via Timers.
      (#3429)
  • New Fixtures:
    • GLP - Impression X4L.
      (#3438)
    • Prolights - Sunbar 3000 FC.
      (#3461)
    • Prolights - Sunblast 3000 FC.
      (#3461)
    • Prolights - Sunblast 3500 Max.
      (#3461)
  • Bugfixes:
    • Art-Net: Fixed an issue with ArtSync that did not send the last filler byte.
      (#3543)
    • DMX-IN Remote Editor: Fixed an issue that did not allow the automatic Assign function to recognize channels higher than 16.
      (#3565)
    • Logfile: Art-Net PollReplies now correctly show the address support of nodes, which was swapped [8 Bit vs. 15 Bit].
      (#3479)
    • MADRIX: Fixed an issue of the AGC that only allowed the audio input level to be reduced, but not increased.
      (#3181)
    • MADRIX Device Configuration: Fixed a critical issue that did not correctly communicate with firmware 2.0 and higher of MADRIX NEBULA or MADRIX STELLA.
      (#3531)
    • MIDI: Fixed an issue that caused the error message 'States or Values could not be updated!'.
      (#3442)
    • Philips Hue: Fixed an issue that did not recognize lamps when using an API higher than 1.15.
      (#3528)
    • SCE Screen Capture: Fixed an issue that could crash the effect in rare cases.
      (#2237)
    • Touch Screen: Fixed an issue that prevented the context menus of the Previews to be udpated correctly.
      (#3194)


MADRIX 5.0a | June 14, 2018

Version 5.0.1.0, Version 5.0.1.1

  • Improved Features:
    • About: The MADRIX KEY Firmware Updater will automatically be launched if a MADRIX KEY is found that does not meet the required minimum firmware version.
      (#3522)
    • About: USB security dongles that have been found but currently do not unlock a valid MADRIX 5 license will be shown as 'Unrecognized USB Security Dongle' with their serial number [e.g., an empty MADRIX KEY, a MADRIX KEY with an old firmware, or an unsupported dongle].
      (#3522)
    • Philips Hue: Added support for API 1.25.
      (#3523)
    • Philips Hue: Added new lamps including their Gamut color profiles [LCT012, LCT015, LCT016, LDD001, LDD002, LDF001, LDF002, LDT001, LFF001, LLC005, LLC014, LTC001, LTC002, LTC003, LTC004, LTC011, LTC012, LTD001, LTD002, LTD003, LTF001, LTF002, LTP001, LTP002, LTP003, LTP004, LTP005, LTT001, LTW010, LTW011, LTW012, LTW015, LWB010, LWB014, MWM001].
      (#3523)
  • User Interface Improvements And Changes:
    • Art-Net: Renamed Direct IP Mode to Unicast Mode throughout the software.
      (#3462)
  • Fixture Editor:
    • Channel Settings: Fixed an issue that did save the color information although a channels was set to 'Fixed'.
      (#3493)
    • Fixture Settings: Fixed an issue that did not allow the 'Color Depth' via the selection menu.
      (#3492)
    • Main: Fixed a critical issue that could crash the software in certain cases after loading a library, changing a fixture profile, and then choosing to create a new library.
      (#3491)
  • MADRIX Hardware:
    • MADRIX LUNA: New firmware version 1.06.7106. Please update the firmware!
    • MADRIX LUNA: Web configuration page: Art-Net universes are now shown in hexadecimal notation in addition to decimal notation.
      (#3454, #3532)
  • New Fixtures:
    • !generic - GRBW light.
      (#3525)
    • Hera Led - Sword 600 RGBW 60cm.
      (#3477)
    • Hera Led - Sword 900 RGBW 90cm.
      (#3477)
  • Bugfixes:
    • Art-Net: Fixed a critical issue that could halt the software when adding new nodes in the Device Manager.
      (#3510)
    • Extrenal Previews (DVI): In DVI mode, external previews are now automatically limited to only DVI fixtures when using a Patch that contains both DMX fixtures and DVI fixtures.
      (#3364)
    • MADRIX: Fixed an issue that set incorrect values for Audio Input as well as Audio Ouptut when loading a Setup file.
      (#2444)
    • MADRIX: Fixed a critical issue that could prevent the software from starting by attempting to load and display the introductory video/animation.
      (#3423, #3484)
    • Remote HTTP: Fixed a critical issue that could crash the software occasionally if a HTML GUI including Previews was running in parallel.
      (#3495)
    • Logfile: Art-Net PollReplies now correctly show the address support of nodes, which was swapped [8 Bit vs. 15 Bit].
      (#3478)
    • Patch Editor: Fixed an issue that did not actively show the selection of fixtures when selecting multiple fixtures with Ctrl.
      (#3488)
    • Patch Editor: Fixed an issue that did not allow a Setup file to load correctly when a background image had been selected and enabled.
      (#3488)
    • Philips Hue: Fixed an issue that did not recognize lamps when using an API higher than 1.15.
      (#3523)
    • SCE Rotating Shapes: Fixed an issue that did not correctly show the number of total shapes.
      (#807)
    • Translations/Languages [German]: Added several missing translations.
      (#3506)
    • TRI Shapes: Fixed an issue that now corectly redraws shapes on positions where a previous shape already existed.
      (#2336)


MADRIX 5.0 | May 07, 2018

Version 5.0.0.0 – Version 5.0.0.30

These are the preliminary release notes for MADRIX 5. More updates will be available soon.

  • New Effects:
    • SCE Rotating Shapes.
      (#807, #2100)
    • TRI Color Change: Added a new category of MADRIX Effects. Such TRI Effects are based on established MADRIX Effects but triggered manually by the user via trigger ports [DMX-IN / Art-Net Remote / sACN Input or MIDI].
      (#1472, #2268)
    • TRI Drops: Added a new category of MADRIX Effects. Such TRI Effects are based on established MADRIX Effects but triggered manually by the user via trigger ports [DMX-IN / Art-Net Remote / sACN Input or MIDI].
      (#1472, #2335)
    • TRI Explosions: Added a new category of MADRIX Effects. Such TRI Effects are based on established MADRIX Effects but triggered manually by the user via trigger ports [DMX-IN / Art-Net Remote / sACN Input or MIDI].
      (#1472, #2270)
    • TRI Shapes: Added a new category of MADRIX Effects. Such TRI Effects are based on established MADRIX Effects but triggered manually by the user via trigger ports [DMX-IN / Art-Net Remote / sACN Input or MIDI].
      (#1472, #2336)
    • TRI Tubes: Added a new category of MADRIX Effects. Such TRI Effects are based on established MADRIX Effects but triggered manually by the user via trigger ports [DMX-IN / Art-Net Remote / sACN Input or MIDI].
      (#1472, #2272)
  • Improved Effects:
    • SCE Drops: Added new Effect Settings [Shape Table (to replace Shape), Rotation, Rotation Animation, Rotation Origin, Rotation Offset, Displacement, Displacement Speed, Displacement Distribution, Rendering Mode Simple / Extended] and new 2D, 3D, and Random Shape Types [such as Cross Straight, Heart, Star, Triangle, and more].
      (#1066)
    • SCE Fill Drops: Added the Geometric Center to the Position Origin Type.
      (#2182)
    • SCE Fill Random: Added the Geometric Center to the Position Origin Type.
      (#2182)
    • SCE Fill Snake: Streamlined the rotation and alignment settings across MADRIX Effects to clockwise rotation.
      (#2103, #2119)
    • SCE Fill Snake: Added the Geometric Center to the Position Origin Type.
      (#2182)
    • SCE Graph: Added new Effect Settings [Border, Outer Glow, Inner Glow, Rendering Mode Extended, Shape Alignment, Shape Rotation] and new 2D, 3D, and Random Shape Types [such as Cross Straight, Heart, Star, Triangle, and more].
      (#1070)
    • SCE Image: Added a header line to the Image Table for improved assignment and readability.
      (#824)
    • SCE Level Color Simulator: Improved the general performance.
      (#1148)
    • SCE Rotating Shapes: Added the Geometric Center to the Position Origin Type and the Rotation Origin Type.
      (#2100, #2182)
    • SCE Simple Shape: Added the Geometric Center to the Position Origin Type and the Rotation Origin Type.
      (#2182)
    • SCE Shapes: Added the Geometric Center to the Position Origin Type.
      (#2182)
    • SCE Starfield: Added new Effect Settings [Border, Outer Glow, Inner Glow, Rendering Mode Simple / Extended, Path Alignment] and new 2D, 3D, and Random Shape Types [such as Cross Straight, Heart, Star, Triangle, and more].
      (#1141)
    • SCE Video: The audio track of video files that include sound can now be played back within MADRIX, including Layer volume control and Audio Output Level.
      (#2277, #2994)
    • S2L Drops: Added new Effect Settings [Shape Table (to replace Shape), Rotation, Rotation Animation, Rotation Origin, Rotation Offset, Displacement, Displacement Speed, Displacement Distribution, Rendering Mode Simple / Extended] and new 2D, 3D, and Random Shape Types [such as Cross Straight, Heart, Star, Triangle, and more].
      (#1066)
    • S2L Level Color: Improved the general performance.
      (#1148)
    • S2L Level Shape: The Effect Setting 'Limit' can now be set to a higher value than 100 with a maximum of 10000.
      (#2286)
    • M2L Drops: Added new Effect Settings [Shape Table (to replace Shape), Rotation, Rotation Animation, Rotation Origin, Rotation Offset, Displacement, Displacement Speed, Displacement Distribution, Rendering Mode Simple / Extended] and new 2D, 3D, and Random Shape Types [such as Cross Straight, Heart, Star, Triangle, and more].
      (#1066)
    • MADRIX Effects: Streamlined the rotation and alignment settings across MADRIX Effects to clockwise rotation [incl. SCE Wave / Radial].
      (#2208, #2119)
  • New Features:
    • Art-Net: Added support for Art-Net 4, including assignment of up to 32,768 universes and ArtSync.
      (#2615, #2620)
    • Cue List Recording: Recording is now possible within the Cue List including various features. The recording process automatically stops when the Cue List stops, for example.
      (#2580)
    • Device Manager (DMX Input / MIDI): Remote control devices can now be set up as trigger input devices and assigned to 'Trigger Ports 1 – 8' for TRI Effects [menu Preferences > Device Manager... > DMX Input / MIDI].
      (#1472)
    • Ethernet Network: Added a loopback adapter with IP address 127.0.0.1 to send and receive network data on the local computer. This includes Art-Net, CITP, KiNET, MA-Net, Steaming ACN, and Remote HTTP.
      (#2923)
    • MADRIX: Added the concept of operating modes. While 'Programmer' is mainly used for programming, 'Operator' is optimized for live operation.
      (#3010)
    • Main Output: DMX output can now be stopped if required when the Master is set to 0 or Blackout is activated [menu Options... > Performance > Main Mixing > Suspend DMX Output On Output Value 0].
      (#3214, #3224)
    • Main Output Recording: Recording is now possible on the main user interface, including various features.
      (#2579)
    • Patch Editor: The list of fixtures and their configuration can now be printed directly or exported as compact HTML list [menu Preferences > Patch Editor... > File > Print Fixture List... / Export Fixture List...].
      (#804)
    • Patch Editor: You can now load a background image as visual aid for positioning fixtures [menu Preferences > Patch Editor... > View > Background Image].
      (#1452)
    • Patch Editor: You can now import CSV files to generate a Patch based on data of third-party software, such as visualizers [menu Preferences > Patch Editor... > File > Import Fixture List...].
      (#1761)
    • Patch Editor: You can now choose the color as well as the mode for the Highlight Selected Fixtures feature [menu Preferences > Patch Editor > Options... > Highlight > Color / Highlight Color And Black / Highlight Color And Output].
      (#2059, #2060)
    • Preview Output: Using the brightness level of the Master can now be disabled [menu Previews > Preview Output > Use Master].
      (#2445)
    • Preview Output: Using the brightness levels of the Group Countrol can now be disabled [menu Previews > Preview Output > Use Fixture Groups Intensity].
      (#2525)
    • Setup Files: The MADRIX show files now store much more settings, which allows for finer control when loading a Setup file or creating a new Setup.
      (#3050)
  • Improved Features:
    • Art-Net: Input devices can now freely be configured for Art-Net Remote.
      (#3136)
    • Chaser: Added Automatic Start for all chasers [AS].
      (#1634)
    • DMX Watcher: Improved readability by better showing when no data is received at all [--].
      (#2904)
    • Filters (FX): Added a new category of Color Swap filters [No FX > Color Swap > BGR / BRG / GRB / GBR / RBG / WBGR / WBRG / WGRB / WGBR / WRBG / WRGB / BWGR / BWRG / GWRB / GWBR / RWBG / RWGB / BGWR / BRWG / GRWB / GBWR / RBWG / RGWB].
      (#687)
    • Filters (FX): Added three new brightness graph filters [No FX > Brightness Graph > XYZ / XZY / YXZ].
      (#2084)
    • Filters (FX): Added a new category of Swap filters [No FX > Transformation > Swap > Swap H / Swap V / Swap HV / Swap D / Swap HD / Swap VD / Swap HVD > 1x / 2x / 3x / 4x / 5x].
      (#2085)
    • Logfile: Added useful information about a system's loaded dynamic link libraries for technical support [DLLs].
      (#2324)
    • Logfile: Added useful information about a system's hard drive for technical support.
      (#3026)
    • MADRIX: Saving or loading files [such as MADRIX Setup files] is now streamed for reduced RAM usage.
      (#652)
    • MADRIX: The color filters [Deck A, Deck B, Output] now provide 3 distinct modes: Allow Through, Filter Out, Colorize.
      (#2533)
    • MADRIX: The Automatic Gain Control [AGC] can now be interrupted by manually controlling the fader via the mouse.
      (#3181)
    • MADRIX Device Configuration: The window can now be resized along the horizontal axis.
      (#2533, #2983)
    • MADRIX Effects: Various tooltips now show the current selection [Direction, Filter, Mix Mode, Shape, Shape Alignment].
      (#2287)
    • Main Output Strobe: Added the Strobe Color and Strobe Frequency to the main user interface for quick access [and removed the setings from the Options].
      (#2605)
    • Map Settings: Added colored icons to Fixture Groups available as Presets for better readability.
      (#3372)
    • Matrix Generator: You can now set a maximum number of fixtures that should be added per DMX universe [menu Preferences > Matrix Generator... > Addressing > Fixture Count Limit Per Universe].
      (#979)
    • Matrix Generator: The DMX Start Channel can now be applied to each DMX universe that is going to be filled with fixtures instead of only the start universe [menu Preferences > Matrix Generator... > Addressing > DMX Start Channel > Apply To Each Universe].
      (#2302)
    • Matrix Generator: Added a comprehensive Preview of the currently chosen fixture.
      (#2984)
    • Mix Modes: Added three new mix modes [Subtract, Divide, Negative Mask].
      (#2175, #2547)
    • Patch Editor: You can now set a maximum number of fixtures that should be added per DMX universe [menu Preferences > Patch Editor... > Edit > Add Fixtures... > Addressing > Fixture Count Limit Per Universe].
      (#979)
    • Patch Editor: Fixtures in the Fixture List to the left can now be ordered by fixture name or DMX channel by clicking on the header of the list.
      (#1045)
    • Patch Editor: Improved internal memory management to reduce memory usage for large Patch files.
      (#1075)
    • Patch Editor: Fixtures can now be flipped as the entire selection once as one block instead of all fixtures individually. [menu Preferences > Patch Editor... > Edit > Flip Selection].
      (#1185)
    • Patch Editor: You can now automatically let the software adjust the size of the Patch to the fixtures that have been patched [menu Preferences > Patch Editor... > Edit > Matrix Settings... > Match Voxel Map Area].
      (#1279)
    • Patch Editor: You can now automatically let the software adjust the color depth of the Patch to the color of the patched fixtures [menu Preferences > Patch Editor... > Edit > Matrix Settings... > Match Color Depth]. In addition, a message will now be shown if the color depth is set to 3 while RGBW/4-channel fixtures are used.
      (#1279, #1545)
    • Patch Editor: You can now move the area with patched fixtures to position 0, 0, 0 [menu Preferences > Patch Editor... > Edit > Move Map Area To Matrix Origin].
      (#1388)
    • Patch Editor: DMX Start Universe and DMX Start Channel are now automatically set to the next free DMX address in the Add Fixtures window.
      (#1814)
    • Patch Editor: Fixtures can now be moved along the X-axis, the Y-axis, or diagonally [45°] when pressing the Alt key while moving them with the mouse cursor.
      (#2297)
    • Patch Editor: The Background Image can be moved along the X-axis, the Y-axis, diagonally [45°] when pressing the Alt key while moving it with the mouse cursor.
      (#2297)
    • Patch Editor: The Background Image can be scaled along the X-axis or the Y-axis when using the right mouse button while 'Keep Aspect Ratio' is disabled in combination with the 'Alt' key on the keyboard or both axes at the same time without the key.
      (#2297)
    • Patch Editor: When adding fixtures, the DMX Start Channel can now be applied to each DMX universe [menu Preferences > Patch Editor... > Edit > Add Fixtures... > Addressing > DMX Start Channel > Apply To Each Universe].
      (#2302)
    • Patch Editor: Zooming with the mouse wheel now uses the mouse pointer as reference point.
      (#2442)
    • Patch Editor: Added a comprehensive Preview of the currently chosen fixture in the Add Fixtures window.
      (#3032)
    • Previews: Updated the animation and text features during loading processes or for triggered actions.
      (#3063)
    • Streaming ACN: Added unicast support.
      (#1432)
    • Touch Screen Window: You can now adjust the number of shown Storage Place buttons[menu Options... > User Interface > Touch > Storage Place Button Count].
      (#2063)
    • Touch Screen Window: You can now adjust the size of shown Storage Place buttons [menu Options... > User Interface > Touch > Storage Place Button Size > Small / Medium / Large].
      (#2063)
  • General Improvements And Changes:
    • Art-Net: Sync mode has been changed to ArtSync, is now enabled by default, automatically syncs the correct networks based on IP addresses, and has been improved to use fewer resources.
      (#1654, #1687, #2248)
    • Devices USB: Removed support for all third-party DMX512 interfaces with USB drivers from other manufacturers [including FTDI, Nicolaudie (DasHard2006), peperoni, Soundlight USBDMX-ONE, Soundlight USBDMX-TWO].
      (#2812, #2813)
    • Devices Network: Removed support for the ROBE and Insta networking protocols [incl. ROBE StageQube 324 and Insta instalight 2022 - LED-Panel RGB 324].
      (#2515, #2812)
    • DMX-IN Remote Editor: Added the new Essential and Standard protocols as default options [while having removed the previous Simple, General, abd Advanced protocols].
      (#2149)
    • Mix Modes: Removed the mix modes AND, OR, XOR, NAND, and NOR as these were only limited to primary colors and can be replaced by other mix modes.
      (#2548)
    • Mix Modes: Mix modes AND, OR, XOR, NAND, and NOR that are included in older Setup files and loaded in MADRIX 5 will be migrated to Multiply, Lighten (HTP), Difference, Normal, and Normal respecively.
      (#2549)
    • Remote HTTP: Renamed the default directory from public_remote_html to public_html to be conform with Apache 2.
      (#2467)
    • MADRIX: Converted the software architecture to 64 bit for a greatly improved overall performance.
      (#1520, #1522)
    • MADRIX: Streamlined the order of DMX Universe and DMX Channel settings across the software.
      (#2479)
    • MADRIX: Fixtures and their fixture profiles are now always automatically used in HTP mode.
      (#2532)
    • MADRIX Device Updater: Added a new extra tool to combine all updater tools for MADRIX hardware into one.
      (#1867, #2489, #3078)
    • MADRIX Installer: Added a new sample setup [FishAI.msz].
      (#1518)
    • MADRIX Installer: Firmware updates for connected USB security dongles including MADRIX KEYs can now be selected and deselected.
      (#3449)
    • MADRIX KEY: MADRIX 5 introduces a brand-new license system with combined DMX-based and DVI-based output of up to 2,048 DMX universes and 2,097,152 DVI voxels [MADRIX 5 KEY start, entry, basic, professional, ultimate, maximum].
      (#2962)
    • MADRIX KEY: MADRIX 5 requires a valid, metallic MADRIX KEY including a MADRIX 5 License. This is not an automatic process. The MADRIX KEY needs a manual update first. Please contact your dealer!
      (#2962)
    • MADRIX KEY: MADRIX 5 only supports metallic MADRIX KEYs. A plastic, green MADRIX KEY will not work.
      (#2962)
    • MADRIX NEO: MADRIX NEO is still a supported interface, but does not offer a MADRIX 5 License. A metallic MADRIX KEY with a valid MADRIX 5 License is required for output.
      (#2666)
    • MADRIX PLEXUS: MADRIX PLEXUS is still a supported interface, but does not offer a MADRIX 5 License. A metallic MADRIX KEY with a valid MADRIX 5 License is required for output and file conversions.
      (#2955, #2956)
    • Options>User Interface: The default value for 'Cue List Playback Side' has been changed to 'By Storage ID Parity'.
      (#3435)
    • Options>Recording: Added global options, i.e. the recording frame rate, for the various recording features.
      (#2578)
    • Script Editor: Pos1/Home now has special keyboard shortcut functionality and will at first press go to the beginning of the code, and at second press go to the beginning of the line.
      (#2934)
    • SCE Image: Image files are now used similarly to video files by referencing them from a storage medium [e.g., hard drive]. Image data is no longer stored in any MADRIX files [e.g., MADRIX Setup files]
      (#3009, #3452)
    • SCE Video: Removed the QuickTime API and replaced it with the Windows Media Foundation [since QuickTime does not offer 64-bit support].
      (#2539, #2949, #2973)
    • Windows Start Menu: Renamed all shortcuts for improved visibility and structure; especially in Windows 10.
      (#2939)
    • WYSIWYG: Removed support via the previously provided extra driver. The connection should now simply be established via Art-Net or sACN, for example.
      (#3179)
  • User Interface Improvements And Changes:
    • Cue List: Offsets can now be entered by simply adding a + or - in front of the required offset value.
      (#2831)
    • Colors – Gradients: Added keyboard shortcuts to gradient controls for additional navigation and control.
      (#3183)
    • Layers: Can now be re-ordered and copied via drag and drop.
      (#2807)
    • Layers: Can now be copied and inserted via drag and drop.
      (#3153)
    • Layers: Added keyboard shortcuts to Layer tabs for additional navigation and control.
      (#2807)
    • MADRIX: Completely revamped the user interface, including two themes [Light and Dark], visuals clues for improved operation, a new font for better monitor readability, and much more.
      (#692, #848, #3063, #3211)
    • MADRIX: The Home keyboard shortcut has been changed from 'F' to 'Ctrl+F' and now also changes the storage bank if necessary.
      (#1898)
    • MADRIX: Improved the performance and speed of the user interface considerably; especially when quickly changing between MADRIX Effects [by using the Cue List, MIDI Remote Control, or similar, for example].
      (#2094, #2901)
    • MADRIX: Vertical slider controls now accept direct keyboard input to set values quickly and precisely while they are selected [e.g., Submaster, Pitch, etc.].
      (#2255, #2256)
    • MADRIX: The controls for +/- are now automatically disabled once the minimum or maximum value is reached.
      (#2858)
    • MADRIX: Removed the crossfader fade type color fade [CF].
      (#2621)
    • Map Settings: Fixture groups now also receive the same color in the Map Presets that is set up in the Patch Editor.
      (#3372)
    • Options > Devices USB: Renamed MADRIX USBone to MADRIX USB ONE.
      (#2928)
    • Options > User Interface: Removed the option 'Keep Aspect Ratio When Maximized'.
      (#3437)
    • SCE Wave / Radial: Renamed 'Position' to 'Center'.
      (#2285)
    • Script Editor: Renamed 'Start' to 'Run' and 'Compile' to 'Compile And Run'.
      (#2857)
    • Translations/Languages [German, Spanish, French, Simplified Chinese]: All languages have been updated for MADRIX 5. [Please note: There are a number of items that are currently not translated.]
      (#3366)
  • User Manuals:
    • MADRIX 5 Software User Manual: Updated the user guide for MADRIX 5. [Please note: Several chapters are not yet available.]
      (#3240)
    • MADRIX 5 Fixture Editor User Manual: Updated the user guide for MADRIX 5.
      (#3241)
    • MADRIX 5 Script User Manual: [Please note: This user guide has not been updated yet.]
      (#3243)
    • MADRIX 5 PLEXUS User Manual: [Please note: This user guide has not been updated yet.]
      (#3245)
    • MADRIX 5 Software Quick Start Guide: Added the quick start guide to the installer.
      (#3244)
    • Installer: Renamed the majority of files for improved visibility and structure; especially in the installation directory.
      (#3365)
  • Fixture Editor:
    • Channel Settings: Removed the 'Use HTP' option because fixtures and their fixture profiles are now always automatically used in HTP mode.
      (#2532)
    • Fixture Menu: The 'Save Fixture' feature now correctly applies the last used directory.
      (#2278)
  • MADRIX Hardware:
    • MADRIX KEY: Requires firmware version 4.05.
      (#3240)
    • MADRIX PLEXUS: New firmware version 1.09.7100. Please update the firmware!
    • MADRIX PLEXUS: Fixed an issue that did not allow Digital Output ports of the Extension Port to be triggered via Timers.
      (#3429)
  • New And Updated Script/Macro Functions:
    • Removed Deprecated Functions: Removed a multitude of deprecated functions and defines.
      (#2472, #2473)
    • New Effect: TRI Color Change with SetFadeIn(), GetFadeIn(), SetFadeOut(), GetFadeOut(), SetTriggerAutomatic(), GetTriggerAutomatic(), ToggleTriggerAutomatic(), SetTriggerMode(), GetTriggerMode(), MODE_FLASH, MODE_LATCH.
      (#2268)
    • New Effect: TRI Drops with SetSpeedVariance(), GetSpeedVariance(), SetLength(), GetLength(), SetPixelLength(), GetPixelLength(), SetLengthMin(), GetLengthMin(), SetPixelLengthMin(), GetPixelLengthMin(), SetLengthMax(), GetLengthMax(), SetPixelLengthMax(), GetPixelLengthMax(), SetLengthDistribution(), GetLengthDistribution(), SeedRandomLength(), SetLengthOffset(), GetLengthOffset(), SetPixelLengthOffset(), GetPixelLengthOffset(), SetRotationOffset(), GetRotationOffset(), SetPitch1(), GetPitch1(), SetPixelPitch1(), GetPixelPitch1(), SetPitch2(), GetPitch2(), SetPixelPitch2(), GetPixelPitch2(), SetAlphaMix(), GetAlphaMix(), SetInvert(), GetInvert(), ToggleInvert(), SetMirror(), GetMirror(), ToggleMirror(), SetDisplacement(), GetDisplacement(), SetDisplacementSpeed(), GetDisplacementSpeed(), SetDisplacementDistribution(), GetDisplacementDistribution().
      (#2335)
    • New Effect: TRI Explosions with SetExplosionSize(), GetExplosionSize(), SetShapeSize(), GetShapeSize(), SetShapeCount(), GetShapeCount(), SetFadeOut(), GetFadeOut(), SetGravity(), GetGravity(), Detonate(), FireRocket(), SetSparkleColor(), GetSparkleColor(), GetSparkleColorCount(), AddSparkleColor(), RemoveSparkleColor(), SetSparkleColorMode(), GetSparkleColorMode(), SetOuterGlow(), GetOuterGlow(), SetPixelOuterGlow(), GetPixelOuterGlow(), SetInnerGlow(), GetInnerGlow(), SetPixelInnerGlow(), GetPixelInnerGlow(), SetExplosionMode(), GetExplosionMode(), SetExplosionShape(), GetExplosionShape(), MODE_EXPLOSIONS, MODE_FIREWORKS, EXPLOSION_SHAPE_SPHERE, EXPLOSION_SHAPE_SPHERE_GLOW, EXPLOSION_SHAPE_SPIRAL, EXPLOSION_SHAPE_RADIAL, EXPLOSION_SHAPE_DIAMOND, EXPLOSION_SHAPE_STAR, EXPLOSION_SHAPE_RANDOM.
      (#2270)
    • New Effect: TRI Tubes with SetFade(), GetFade(), SetSize1(), GetSize1(), SetPitch1(), GetPitch1(), SetSize2(), GetSize2(), SetPitch2(), GetPitch2(), SetAlphaMix(), GetAlphaMix(), SetInvert(), GetInvert(), ToggleInvert(), SetMirror(), GetMirror(), ToggleMirror(), SetTubesVertical(), GetTubesVertical(), ToggleTubesVertical(), SetTubesHorizontal(), GetTubesHorizontal(), ToggleTubesHorizontal(), SetTubesDepth(), GetTubesDepth(), ToggleTubesDepth().
      (#2268)
    • Gobal Macro: Changed SetFilterColor(color c, int side) to SetFilterColor(int side, color c).
      (#2152)
    • New Functions For The Effect Parameter Chaser: ChaserSetAutostart(), ChaserGetAutostart(), ChaserToggleAutostart().
      (#1634)
    • New Functions And Constants For The Cue List: CuelistSetTimecodeSource(), CuelistGetTimecodeSource(), CuelistSetTimecodeFormat(), CuelistGetTimecodeFormat(), TIMECODE_SOURCE_NONE, TIMECODE_SOURCE_ARTNET, TIMECODE_SOURCE_MIDI, TIMECODE_SOURCE_SMPTE, TIMECODE_SOURCE_SYSTEM_TIME, TIMECODE_FORMAT_24_FPS, TIMECODE_FORMAT_25_FPS, TIMECODE_FORMAT_30_DROP, TIMECODE_FORMAT_30_FPS.
      (#2417)
    • New Functions For The Main Output: GetAudioInputFader() [replaces GetAudioFader], SetAudioInputFader() (replaces SetAudioFader), GetAudioInputMute(), SetAudioInputMute(), GetAudioOutputFader(), SetAudioOutputFader(), GetAudioOutputMute(), SetAudioOutputMute().
      (#2466)
    • New Filters (FX): FILTER_BRIGHTNESS_GRAPH_XYZ, FILTER_BRIGHTNESS_GRAPH_XZY, FILTER_BRIGHTNESS_GRAPH_YXZ.
      (#2084)
    • New Filters (FX): FILTER_SWAP_H_1X, FILTER_SWAP_H_2X, FILTER_SWAP_H_3X, FILTER_SWAP_H_4X, FILTER_SWAP_H_5X, FILTER_SWAP_V_1X, FILTER_SWAP_V_2X, FILTER_SWAP_V_3X, FILTER_SWAP_V_4X, FILTER_SWAP_V_5X, FILTER_SWAP_HV_1X, FILTER_SWAP_HV_2X, FILTER_SWAP_HV_3X, FILTER_SWAP_HV_4X, FILTER_SWAP_HV_5X, FILTER_SWAP_D_1X, FILTER_SWAP_D_2X, FILTER_SWAP_D_3X, FILTER_SWAP_D_4X, FILTER_SWAP_D_5X, FILTER_SWAP_HD_1X, FILTER_SWAP_HD_2X, FILTER_SWAP_HD_3X, FILTER_SWAP_HD_4X, FILTER_SWAP_HD_5X, FILTER_SWAP_VD_1X, FILTER_SWAP_VD_2X, FILTER_SWAP_VD_3X, FILTER_SWAP_VD_4X, FILTER_SWAP_VD_5X, FILTER_SWAP_HVD_1X, FILTER_SWAP_HVD_2X, FILTER_SWAP_HVD_3X, FILTER_SWAP_HVD_4X, FILTER_SWAP_HVD_5X.
      (#2085)
    • New Filters (FX): FILTER_RGB_TO_BGR, FILTER_RGB_TO_BRG, FILTER_RGB_TO_GRB, FILTER_RGB_TO_GBR, FILTER_RGB_TO_RBG, FILTER_RGBW_TO_WBGR, FILTER_RGBW_TO_WBRG, FILTER_RGBW_TO_WGRB, FILTER_RGBW_TO_WGBR, FILTER_RGBW_TO_WRBG, FILTER_RGBW_TO_WRGB, FILTER_RGBW_TO_BWGR, FILTER_RGBW_TO_BWRG, FILTER_RGBW_TO_GWRB, FILTER_RGBW_TO_GWBR, FILTER_RGBW_TO_RWBG, FILTER_RGBW_TO_RWGB, FILTER_RGBW_TO_BGWR, FILTER_RGBW_TO_BRWG, FILTER_RGBW_TO_GRWB, FILTER_RGBW_TO_GBWR, FILTER_RGBW_TO_RBWG, FILTER_RGBW_TO_RGWB.
      (#687)
    • New Functions For MADRIX Effects That Use The Center Control: SetCenterX(), GetCenterX(), SetCenterY(), GetCenterY(), SetCenterZ(), GetCenterZ(), SetCenter(), SetPixelCenterX(), GetPixelCenterX(), SetPixelCenterY(), GetPixelCenterY(), SetPixelCenterZ(), GetPixelCenterZ(), SetPixelCenter().
      (#2284)
    • New Functions For SCE Wave / Radial: Center Control (replaces the Position Control).
      (#2285)
    • New Functions For SCE Graph: SetShapeRotation(), GetShapeRotation(), SetBorder(), GetBorder(), SetPixelBorder(), GetPixelBorder(), SetOuterGlow(), GetOuterGlow(), SetPixelOuterGlow(), GetPixelOuterGlow(), SetInnerGlow(), GetInnerGlow(), SetPixelInnerGlow(), GetPixelInnerGlow().
      (#1070)
    • New Functions For SCE Starfield: SetShapeRotation(), GetShapeRotation(), SetRenderingMode(), GetRenderingMode(), SetPathAligned(), GetPathAligned(), SetBorder(), GetBorder(), SetPixelBorder(), GetPixelBorder(), SetOuterGlow(), GetOuterGlow(), SetPixelOuterGlow(), GetPixelOuterGlow(), SetInnerGlow(), GetInnerGlow(), SetPixelInnerGlow(), GetPixelInnerGlow().
      (#1141)
    • New Graphical User Interface Elements: ctrlcheckbutton{}, ctrlcheckbutton2{}, ctrlcheckbutton3{}, ctrlcheckbutton4{}, ctrlcheckbutton5{}, ctrlcheckbutton6{}.
      (#2394)
    • New Operators For Expressions: ++ (as prefix), -- (as prefix), ~, ^ and ^=, | and |=, & and &=, << and <<=, >> and >>=, >>> and >>>=.
      (#2284)
    • New General Feature: Numbers starting with 0x are interpreted as hexadecimal values.
      (#2565)
    • New General Functions: hex(), Hex().
      (#2572)
    • Changed Function: PixelFloodFill() now has an optional parameter to specify the z-plane.
      (#2402)
    • Changed Function: VectorFloodFill() now has an optional parameter to specify the z-plane.
      (#2402)
    • Changed Function: ReadAsync now has an optional parameter to specify the file encoding.
      (#2608)
  • New Fixtures:
    • Acclaim Lighting: Al Dot.
      (#3186)
    • Acclaim Lighting: ALQ Par.
      (#3186)
    • Acclaim Lighting: Aqua Drum.
      (#3186)
    • Acclaim Lighting: Pixel Bar.
      (#3186)
    • Blizzard Lighting: Blockhead Big Eye.
      (#3186)
    • Blizzard Lighting: Pixellicious.
      (#3186)
    • Blizzard Lighting: ThunderStik.
      (#3186)
    • BriteQ: BEAM Bar 5.
      (#3186)
    • BriteQ: BEAM Bar 10.
      (#3186)
    • BriteQ: Beam Fury 1.
      (#3186)
    • BriteQ: BEAM WIZARD 5x5.
      (#3186)
    • BriteQ: Beamspot 1 FC.
      (#3186)
    • BriteQ: Beamspot 1 NW.
      (#3186)
    • BriteQ: Beamspot 1 WW.
      (#3186)
    • BriteQ: BT – Orbit.
      (#3186)
    • BriteQ: BT – Stagepar 6 in 1.
      (#3186)
    • BriteQ: BT – Stagepar 6 in 1 + Amber.
      (#3186)
    • BriteQ: BT – Ultrazoom.
      (#3186)
    • BriteQ: BT – Vintage.
      (#3186)
    • BriteQ: LED Mega Beam Mk3.
      (#3186)
    • BriteQ: Mini Beamer Outdoor.
      (#3186)
    • BriteQ: Powermatrix 5x5 Mk2.
      (#3186)
    • BriteQ: Powerpixel 4 RGB.
      (#3186)
    • BriteQ: Powerpixel 8 RGB.
      (#3186)
    • BriteQ: Pro Beamer Mk3 Indoor.
      (#3186)
    • BriteQ: Pro Beamer Mk3 Outdoor.
      (#3186)
    • BriteQ: Tornado 7.
      (#3186)
    • BriteQ: W07L10 ZOOM.
      (#3186)
    • BriteQ: W07L12 Wash.
      (#3186)
    • Clay Paky: A.leda Wash K10 TW.
      (#3186)
    • Clay Paky: A.leda Wash K20 TW.
      (#3186)
    • Clay Paky: GlowUp.
      (#3186)
    • Clay Paky: Odeon Flood.
      (#3186)
    • Clay Paky: SharBar.
      (#3186)
    • Coemar: StageLite LED FX.
      (#3186)
    • Ehrgeiz: BabyBeam 4.
      (#3186)
    • Ehrgeiz: Chroma.
      (#3186)
    • Ehrgeiz: Helios 7.
      (#3186)
    • Ehrgeiz: Helios 7 B.
      (#3186)
    • Ehrgeiz: Nova 448 – W.
      (#3186)
    • Ehrgeiz: Supernova.
      (#3186)
    • Ehrgeiz: SuperNova 896-W.
      (#3186)
    • Elation Professional: ACL 360 BAR.
      (#3186)
    • Elation Professional: ACL 360 Matrix.
      (#3186)
    • Elation Professional: ACL 360 Roller.
      (#3186)
    • Elation Professional: ACL 360i.
      (#3186)
    • Elation Professional: ACL Bar.
      (#3186)
    • Elation Professional: ACL Curtain.
      (#3186)
    • Elation Professional: ACL PAR 200IP.
      (#3186)
    • Elation Professional: CUEPIX Panel.
      (#3186)
    • Elation Professional: Pixel BAR 12.
      (#3186)
    • Elation Professional: Pixel BAR 12.
      (#3186)
    • Elation Professional: Pixel BAR 40.
      (#3186)
    • Elation Professional: Rayzor 360Z.
      (#3186)
    • Eurolite: LED MFX 3.
      (#3186)
    • Eurolite: LED MFX 9.
      (#3186)
    • Expolite: ELW MC 7 ZOOM.
      (#3186)
    • Expolite: TourBar 32 RGBW.
      (#3186)
    • Expolite: TourLED 21.
      (#3186)
    • Expolite: TourLED Pro 28 ZOOM.
      (#3186)
    • Expolite: TourPar QXW.
      (#3186)
    • Expolite: TourStick MC180.
      (#3186)
    • Expolite: TourStick Power.
      (#3186)
    • Futurelight: Wave.
      (#3186)
    • GLP: impression X1.
      (#3186)
    • Highend Systems: QUAD.
      (#3186)
    • img Stage Line: Minizoom 712.
      (#3186)
    • Martin Professional: Exterior Wash 200.
      (#3186)
    • Martin Professional: Exterior Wash 210.
      (#3186)
    • Martin Professional: Exterior Wash 300.
      (#3186)
    • Martin Professional: Exterior Wash 310.
      (#3186)
    • Martin Professional: MAC Aura XB.
      (#3186)
    • Martin Professional: RUSH MH 2 Wash.
      (#3186)
    • Martin Professional: VDO Fatron 20.
      (#3186)
    • Mega Lite: Color Pack 150N.
      (#3186)
    • Mega Lite: Color Pack 150W.
      (#3186)
    • Mega Lite: Mass LED RGB.
      (#3186)
    • Mega Lite: Mass LED WW.
      (#3186)
    • Mega Lite: N-E Color FX18.
      (#3186)
    • Mega Lite: Nova Lite CW 150.
      (#3186)
    • Mega Lite: Nova Lite Q 200.
      (#3186)
    • Mega Lite: Nova Lite UV 200.
      (#3186)
    • Mega Lite: Nova Lite WW 150.
      (#3186)
    • Mega Lite: Outshine Strip Q80.
      (#3186)
    • Mega Lite: Outshine T100.
      (#3186)
    • Mega Lite: XLED 1037.
      (#3186)
    • Mega Lite: XLED 4022RZ.
      (#3186)
    • Mega Lite: XPAR 1012.
      (#3186)
    • PR Lighting: Xpar 336.
      (#3186)
    • Robe: Linee.
      (#3186)
    • Robe: ParFect 100.
      (#3186)
    • Robe: ParFect 150.
      (#3186)
    • Robe: ParFect 150 FW.
      (#3186)
    • Robe: PATT 2017.
      (#3186)
    • Robe: PixelPATT.
      (#3186)
    • Robe: Squere.
      (#3186)
    • SGM: Blinder LED light P-10.
      (#3186)
    • SGM: LED flood blind strobe P-1.
      (#3186)
    • SGM: LED flood blind strobe Q-10.
      (#3186)
    • SGM: LED flood blind strobe Q-7.
      (#3186)
    • SGM: LED RGBW Wash Light P-2.
      (#3186)
    • SGM: LED Wash Light i-2 RGBW.
      (#3186)
    • SGM: LED Wash Light i-2 RGBW Poi.
      (#3186)
    • SGM: LED Wash Light i-5 RGBW.
      (#3186)
    • SGM: LED Wash Light P-5.
      (#3186)
    • SGM: LED Wash Light P-5 W.
      (#3186)
    • SGM: LED Wash Light Q-2.
      (#3186)
    • Showtec: Compact Par 7 Tri.
      (#3186)
    • Showtec: Cameleon Bar 12/3.
      (#3186)
    • Showtec: Cameleon Bar 18/4.
      (#3186)
    • Showtec: Cameleon Bar 24/3.
      (#3186)
    • Showtec: Club Par 18/1RGB.
      (#3186)
    • Showtec: Compact Par 108/10 Value.
      (#3186)
    • Showtec: Compact Par 18 MKII.
      (#3186)
    • Showtec: LED Light Bar 12 Pixel.
      (#3186)
    • Showtec: LED Light Bar 16.
      (#3186)
    • Showtec: LED Light Bar 8.
      (#3186)
    • Showtec: LED Light Bar 8.
      (#3186)
    • Showtec: LED Powerline 16 Bar RGBW.
      (#3186)
    • Showtec: Pixel Bar 4 COB.
      (#3186)
    • Showtec: Pixel Bar 8 COB.
      (#3186)
    • Showtec: Pixel Bar 18 Q4 Tour.
      (#3186)
  • Bugfixes:
    • Cue List: Improved the Play button functionality to start again at the current playback position of the currently selected cue instead of the beginning of the next cue.
      (#2616)
    • External Previews: Repositioning an External Preview in Full Screen Mode via 'Move To Next Screen' to a monitor with a different resolution now automatically restores the default view in order to make sure that everything is displayed correctly again in full screnen according to the new dimensions.
      (#3228)
    • Fixture Editor: Fixed an issue that used incorrect font sizes on the user interface when resizing the window.
      (#1930)
    • Group Control: Calling a preset that does not include values for all currently existing fixture groups, because it was created when not all current groups were available, no longer sets the user interface to the default value for those newer groups. Output as well as user interface leave the values unchanged.
      (#2530)
    • MADRIX: Fixed a critical issue that could make MADRIX crash when using the Color control.
      (#2236)
    • MADRIX: Fixed an issue that did not always correctly convert commas into periods for numbers with decimal places.
      (#2326)
    • MADRIX: Fixed an issue that did not ignore special characters in certain input fields that use integer numbers.
      (#2601)
    • MADRIX: Fixed an issue that incorrectly localized date and time settings which could cause conflicts when setting up values in the 24h time format.
      (#3120)
    • MADRIX: Fixed an issue that the Restore Default Size feature did resize the window but did not exit full-screen mode when activated.
      (#3129)
    • MADRIX Device Configuration: Improved wording for the message to disconnect also from power after updating the firmware of LUNA, NEBULA, or STELLA devices.
      (#2408, #2415)
    • Map Settings: Fixed an issue that did not allow to set up the Tile Offset X correctly in Pixel mode when a large Matrix Size had been set up.
      (#2784)
    • Map Settings: Map Settings files can now be dragged and dropped onto the Map Settings control.
      (#2872)
    • Mix Modes: Changed the computation for mode 'Screen'.
      (#2544)
    • MIDI: Fixed an issue that caused the error message 'States or Values could not be updated!'.
      (#3443)
    • MIDI Watcher: Fixed an issue that did show incorrect incoming raw data when receiving MIDI Time Code.
      (#2481)
    • Options>User Interface: Fixed an issue that applied changes for 'Cue List Playback Side' only after confirming with OK instead of Apply.
      (#3435)
    • Patch Editor: The 'Export Fixture' feature now correctly applies the last used directory.
      (#2278)
    • Previews: Fixtures that are placed outisde of the Patch Matrix Settings will not be shown anymore in 3D Mode.
      (#3118)
    • Philips Hue: Fixed an issue that prevented 2. generation bridges to be found and to function.
      (#2413)
    • Sript: Fixed an issue that did not update the tooltip of ctrlbutton when changig it before recompiling the script.
      (#1488)
    • Sript: SetText and GetText now supports Unicode and its various characters and symbols.
      (#2496)
    • SCE Clouds: Fixed an issue that did not change the visual appearance of the effect at different sizes of the virtual LED matrix while keeping the same settings.
      (#1230)
    • SCE Clouds: Fixed an issue that did not correctly apply changes of color positions of the Color Gradient.
      (#2443)
    • SCE Fill Snake: Fixed several issues that did not allow Start Corner and Orientation Mode to work correctly.
      (#2103)
    • SCE Flames: Fixed an issue that did not correctly apply changes of color positions of the Color Gradient.
      (#2443)
    • SCE Fluid: Fixed an issue that did not correctly apply changes of color positions of the Color Gradient.
      (#2443)
    • SCE Level Color Simulator: The Speed Masters now correctly affect the effect's speed.
      (#2977)
    • SCE Pulse / Stroboscope: The Speed Masters now correctly affect the effect's speed.
      (#2977)
    • SCE Shapes: Fixed an issue that did not display shapes correctly when certain Shape Alignment and Rotation settings had been set in 3D with shapes that can be rotated.
      (#2098)
    • SCE Swarm: Fixed several issues that did not allow Shape Alignment and Shape Rotation Random to work correctly.
      (#2132)
    • SCE Video: Fixed an issue that did not skip frames forward or backward without starting playback again after having paused it.
      (#1588)
    • SCE Video: Fixed several issues with the time input fields.
      (#2301)
    • SCE Video: Fixed an issue that always skipped two frames forward or backward instead of just one when playing back MADRIX Record files (*.mrec).
      (#2528)
    • SCE Video: Fixed an issue that skipped back to the first frame when setting the Playback Mode to Once.
      (#2528)
    • SCE Wave / Radial: Fixed an issue that decreased the speed of modes 'Wave Helix' and 'Wave Radial' the higher the 'Count'.
      (#2104)
    • Script: Fixed an issue that could potentially crash the software when processing nested computations.
      (#1609)
    • S2L Shapes: Fixed an issue that did not display shapes correctly when certain Shape Alignment and Rotation settings had been set in 3D with shapes that can be rotated.
      (#2098)
    • M2L Shapes: Fixed an issue that did not display shapes correctly when certain Shape Alignment and Rotation settings had been set in 3D with shapes that can be rotated.
      (#2098)


MADRIX 3.6h | February 08, 2018

Version 3.6.8.0, Version 3.6.8.1

  • Improved Features:
    • MADRIX: Updated the list of Art-Net OEM codes [Date: November 27, 2017].
      (#3051)
    • MADRIX: Updated the list of ESTA manufacturer codes [Date: November 29, 2017].
      (#3051)
  • General Changes:
    • e:cue – e:net: Removed support for e:net from e:cue for Butler devices [first generation] due to incompatibility of the driver with the latest MADRIX Software [MADRIX 3.6f is the last supported version. Please contact our technical support at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you require this software version].
      (#3107)
  • MADRIX Hardware:
    • MADRIX LUNA: New firmware version 1.06.7074. Please update the firmware!
    • MADRIX LUNA: Added 4 distinct options for sending data output in case of data connection loss [only available in the web configuration tool]: Send The Last Received Frame Continually, Send Black Frames Continually, Stop Sending After Sending A Black Frame, Stop Sending.
      (#2260)
    • MADRIX LUNA: Increased the minimum output frequency that is sent on each port from 10 FPS to 20 FPS [in order to ensure functionality with lighting fixtures that are not functioning well with low frame rates].
      (#3100)
    • MADRIX NEBULA: New firmware version 1.04.7082. Please update the firmware!
    • MADRIX NEBULA: Added new supported LEDs: UCS9812S.
      (#3027)
    • MADRIX NEBULA: Fixed a connection issue that did not report the device settings and status correctly in the MADRIX Device Configuration dialog when only connecting over Ethernet network.
      (#3011, #3012)
    • MADRIX STELLA: New firmware version 1.04.7082. Please update the firmware!
    • MADRIX STELLA: Added 4 distinct options for sending data output in case of data connection loss [only available in the web configuration tool]: Send The Last Received Frame Continually, Send Black Frames Continually, Stop Sending After Sending A Black Frame, Stop Sending.
      (#3102)
    • MADRIX STELLA: Increased the minimum output frequency that is sent on each port from 10 FPS to 20 FPS [in order to ensure functionality with lighting fixtures that are not functioning well with low frame rates].
      (#3101)
    • MADRIX STELLA: Fixed an issue that could prevent reception of DMX input when Sync Mode had been enabled in the MADRIX Software.
      (#3178)
  • Bugfixes:
    • Fixture Editor: Fixed an issue that could cause a crash when deleting all channels of a new fixture, continuing with Cancel or Apply, and adding a new channel.
      (#2927)
    • MADRIX: Fixed an issue in the Map Settings that did not allow controls to be changed correctly via mouse wheel scroll or when changing between the % and Pixel view setting.
      (#3083)
    • MADRIX: Fixed an issue in the Map Settings that did not update the Presets for defined Fixture Groups when the dialog was open while changing Fixture Groups.
      (#3127)
    • MIDI: Fixed an issue that allowed a Speed Pitch control to handle values lower than the maximum -10 when using an endless decoder or jogwheel in combination with a Factor as remote control.
      (#3005)
    • Previews: Fixed an issue that did not show fixtures in 3D Mode when patching 1-channel DMX fixtures.
      (#3030)
    • Script: Fixed that a macro, which handled the Effect Settings BPM, Factor, Width, and Base Color of the SCE Wave / Radial Effect in mode Radar, continuously set the MADRIX Setup file as being modified.
      (#3048)
    • Script: Fixed that the functions ShiftPixelMatrix() and ShiftVectorMatrix()caused the MADRIX Software to crash when Blackout or Freeze was used at the same time.
      (#3139)