ARRI Webgate Releases

In close cooperation with customers and partners, our ARRI Webgate team steadily develops new features to support industry-specific workflow solutions. You can find current information about enhancements, improvements and bug fixes:

Webgate 8.7

Webgate 8 0
  • Version: 8.7
  • Code name: Webgate
  • Published: July 26th 2017

Configuration

  • Throughput of uploads increased fivefold.
  • Deleting folders strongly accelerated.
  • Processing optimized for a huge amount of uploaded files.
  • Move galleries enabled.
  • Speed up for open folders.
  • Speed up for expand playlists.
  • Rendering of very many parallel burn-in derivatives improved.
  • Speed up the Tasks View.
  • Split Tasks View in scheduled, pending, running, and finished.
  • Conversion of preview images improved.
  • Improvement for the display of ZIP progress.

Admin

  • Improved wording for user activation.

Directlinks

  • Display for upload Directlinks if a file already exists.

Player

  • Create a new playlist from a clip selection within a playlist.
  • Adding a clip selection within a playlist to an existing playlist.
  • Delete a clip selection within a playlist.
  • Renewal of the scrollbar.
  • Conversion of the sidebar to the whole height.
  • Move the extended Playlist functions in Sidebar.

API

  • Creation of special roles via the API.
  • Change roles via the API.
  • Delete projects via the API.
  • Handover of ARRI Webgate packages within orders.
  • Move uploads via API to transcoders.
  • Allocating roles for existing users.

Fixes

  • Fix for fast forward with Safari.
  • Fix for copying users.
  • Fix for editing users.
  • Fix for uploading files with special characters.
  • Fix for downloading linked files as ZIP.
  • Fix for downloading 7.1 DCPs.
  • Fix for previewing PDF files in Safari.
  • Fix for manual rendering when processing has not finished yet.
  • Fix for the "Receive monthly usage summary via e-mail" function.
  • Fix for the "Download image as" function if no target format is selected.

Webgate 8.6

Webgate 8 0
  • Version: 8.6
  • Code name: Webgate
  • Published: April 28th 2017

Configuration

  • Enhanced uploader.
  • Enhanced XML-upload.
  • Enhanced performance for resorting playlists.
  • Enhanced performance for opening project- and user-popups.
  • Added chapter on "moving clips" to guide.
  • Enhanced fast-forwarding for player.

Directlinks

  • Show entire file name in Directlinks.
  • Enabled notification for additional users for Upload-Directlinks.

API

  • Client and project admins can now be queried via the API.
  • Project start and end dates can now be set via the API.
  • Permissions of roles can now be queried via the API.
  • Enabled deletion of playlists, galleries and shared files via API.

Fixes

  • Fix for faulty display of search results.
  • Fix for upload of files with umlaut via Safari.
  • Fix for video storage space calculator.
  • Fix for format conversion of vector files.
  • Fix for faulty upload via Upload-Directlinks.
  • Fix for renaming Directlinks.
  • Fix for displaying users in admin tab.
  • Fix for "last modified" info for playlists.
  • Fix for login error.
  • Fix for creating playlists from DCPs.
  • Fix for generating Directlinks.

Webgate 8.5

Webgate 8 0
  • Version: 8.5
  • Code name: Webgate
  • Published: February, 27th 2017

Configuration

  • New colour scheme for the night mode to enhance readability.
  • Added chapter on deleting clips to user manual.
  • Enabled directlink creation during upload.
  • Added message for users that do not have any project roles.
  • Enhanced usability for voting.
  • Client admin may edit client's default language.
  • Company address and contact details can now be stored with the client's information.
  • Company address and contact details will be shown in emails and in the footer.
  • Main url changed from webgate.de to arriwebgate.com

Browser

  • Enhanced performance when opening playlists and folders.
  • Enhanced browser performance.
  • Information "last modified" now available for folders.
  • Comments can now be added to notification emails.

Player

  • Hide mouse when in full-screen-mode.

Admin

  • Enhanced filtering for clients in admin tab.
  • Added new information to client statistics page.
  • Enhanced usability for add-user-dialogue.

Fixes

  • Fix for missing XML data.
  • Fix for thumbnail navigation in galleries on iPad.
  • Fix for changing streaming formats.
  • Fix for filtering projects in task view.
  • Fix for audio-downmix for videos with several mono-track streams.
  • Fix for deleting pictures from galleries.
  • Fix for adding content items.

Webgate 8.4

Webgate 8 0
  • Version: 8.4
  • Code name: Webgate
  • Published: December 7th, 2016

Configuration

  • Usernames will be generated automatically in add user-dialogue.
  • Added price list to footer.
  • Added message for deleting rooms prior to deleting projects.
  • Improved visibility for password reset in email.
  • Viewing playlists via a Directlink will now also increase playlist count.
  • Improvement for uploader.
  • Support e-mail address has been changed to support@arriwebgate.com.
  • ARRI Webgate will now send e-mails from noreply@arriwebgate.com.
  • Projectnames will now be shown in dialogue when linking objects.

Player

  • Autoscroll to current clip in timeline.
  • Enhanced visibility for checkboxes in nightmode.
  • Enhanced display of player for devices with smaller resolutions.

Browser

  • Enabled multi-delete for clips in playlists.
  • Enabled search in linked folders.

Fixes

  • Fix for uploading watermarks via Firefox.
  • Fix for sorting objects in browser view.
  • Fix for creating uploadlinks in empty rooms and folders.
  • Fix for displaying renderformats when manually re-rendering.
  • Fix for creating zip files without previously choosing objects to zip.

Webgate 8.3

Webgate 8 0
  • Version: 8.3
  • Code name: Webgate
  • Published: 13. October 2016

Player

  • Added go-to-next-clip button
  • Display of currently active playlist

Configuration

  • Client-Admin may now edit usernames
  • Added counter for playlist views
  • Enabled csv-export of usernames to Excel
  • Added info popup if browser-cookies are disabled
  • Added project-name to notification-email
  • Enhanced performance for viewing and opening playlists
  • Improved deleting items

API

  • Enabled adding users via API
  • Enabled user role management via API

Guide

  • Renewal and revision of guide
  • Enhanced handling of guide

Directlinks

  • Added gallery-download option to Directlink
  • Account creation is now possible via Directlink, to add comments and to vote

Fixes

  • Fix for adding multiple items
  • Fix for viewing pdfs in a gallery
  • Fix for display of "strict storage limit"
  • Fix for moving rooms

Webgate 8.2

Webgate 8 0
  • Version: 8.2
  • Code name: Webgate
  • Published: July 27st, 2016

Browser

  • Improved pop-up for renaming items in browser.
  • Improved progress bar for "File is being processed".

Configuration

  • Enabled upload for Android tablets and iPads.
  • Expanded ARRI Webgate storage architecture.
  • Enabled zooming for PDF files on iPads.

Fixes

  • Fix for displaying meta data in carousel view.
  • Fix for creating directlinks for clips with watermarks.
  • Fix for directlink URLs.
  • Fix for creating directlinks with download option.
  • Fix for download renderings.
  • Fix for adding several folders via clicking multiple times.
  • Fix for displaying a clip's duration in directlink.
  • Fix for inviting guest users.
  • Fix for file preview in gallery.
  • Fix for zip file download for linked items.
  • Fix for viewing a playlist.
  • Fix for zip file download in linked folders.
  • Fix for statistics page.
  • Graphical fix for titling playlists.
  • Graphical fix for extended search.
  • Fix for fullscreen mode in Internet Explorer.

Webgate 8.1

Webgate 8 0
  • Version: 8.1
  • Code name: Webgate
  • Published: June 6th, 2016

Browser

  • Better usability for usage with mobile devices.
  • Added "select-all" checkboxes to "show with preview-view".

Configuration

  • Rollout of responsive design.
  • Improved Transcoding.
  • Improved view of the render settings.
  • Improved view of the Download Zip File view.

Fixes

  • Fix for render task view.
  • Fix for display of search results.
  • Fix for navigating to linked playlist paths.
  • Fix for the notification function.
  • Fix for display of streaming formats.
  • Fix for adding clips via Safari.
  • Fix for zip file downloads via Firefox.
  • Fix for displaying zip file contents.
  • Fix for playlist playback via directlinks.
  • Fix for reviewing and editing of watermarks.
  • Fix for personalized watermarks.
  • Fix for the correct positioning of chapter markers for download versions.
  • Fix for JPEG, PDF and PNG preview.
  • Fix for switching between playlist resolutions.
  • Fix for the display of directlinks on the directlink landing page.
  • Fix for renaming clips and playlists.
  • Fix for moving items between galleries.
  • Fix for seekbar.
  • Fix for downloading galleries.
  • Fix for scrolling playlist items.
  • Fix for statistics view.
  • Fix for adding items to directlinks.
  • Fix for automatic download rendering.
  • Fix for rendering of watermark versions.
  • Fix for the disk storage calculator.
  • Fix for playback on Android tablets.
  • Fix for the search.
  • Fix for stale object errors in the uploads and while rendering.

Webgate 8.0

Webgate 8 0
  • Version: 8.0
  • Code name: Webgate
  • Published: March 21st, 2016

Browser

  • Error message in Playlist-Upload Window highlighted, when no render resolutions have been selected.
  • Warning built into the browser, that no resolutions have been selected for a playlist.
  • Responsive subheader and subfooter integrated.
  • ZIP Download popup has been redesigned.
  • Various pages made responsive.
  • Responsive browser tree

Player

  • Player has been redesigned for playlists and galleries.
  • New speed toggle slider for the speed of video playback.
  • Expanded player functions integrated in the new styles.
  • Resolution independent playback integrated for the iPhone.
  • Playback enabled for all Android operating systems.
  • Message built into the player, wenn a watermark version has not been rendered.

Configuration

  • Automatic pre-selection of streaming-formats with the creation of a new project.
  • Notification e-mails direct now to the destination path in Webgate.

Admin

  • Admin page incorporated into new styles.
  • "Add users" dialogue box added to the Admin page.
  • Password reset e-mail allowed for project administrators.

API

  • Registration-popup for Yamdu adjusted.
  • Standard icon introduced for rooms in Yamdu.
  • Automated Webgate project creation implemented for Yamdu orders.

Fixes

  • Adjusted message when sending a "reset password" e-mail.
  • Adapted Uploadlink URL view.
  • By new Login your are immediately re-directed to the path of your last Login.
  • Deactivation of the double-upload window with Safari.
  • Modification of the address in e-mails.
  • Fix for the position of the submenues in the administration area.
  • Fix for the ability to send Directlinks for the role "user".

Webgate Turbo Boost 7.9

Turbo boost
  • Version: 7.9
  • Code name: Webgate Turbo Boost
  • Published: January 28th, 2016

Browser

  • Improvements for render status update.
  • New Webgate progress bar in header.
  • Webgate "W" as progress information when calling a new page.
  • Re-upload via pen-symbol enabled for preview-view.
  • "Element belongs to Directlink" is displayed in preview view.
  • Move and link folders enabled for shared files and playlists accross project borders.
  • Rooms can be renamed inside the browser.

Player

  • Changed color of the HD banner for better visibility in night mode.

Configuration

  • Transcoders got migrated for 1 Gbit/s connection for uploads und downloads.

Admin

  • Vertical arrangement of rooms in edit user view.

API

  • Folder icons get passed via API.
  • Player iframe displayed by default in night mode.
  • Room permissions can be set via API.

Fixes

  • Browser outdated info disabled for IE 11.
  • Fix for metadata view with Safari 9.01 in carousel view.
  • Fix for overlapping of the footer.
  • Fix for add users view.
  • Fix for resolution change inside the playlist.
  • Webgate Loader deactivated for middle click.
  • Fix for missing navigation bar in mobile view.
  • Fix for uploads of files with umlaut marks with Safari.

Webgate Turbo Boost 7.8

Turbo boost
  • Version: 7.8
  • Code name: Webgate Turbo Boost
  • Published: December 3rd, 2015

Browser

  • Room creation now possible within browser.
  • Revised tree design.
  • Revised browser design.

Player

  • Deletion of streaming and download derivatives without watermark.

Directlinks

  • Handoff of customer-logo to Directlinks.

Configuration

  • Storage upgrade for uploads to 1.5 TB.
  • Language of Webgate.media-page defaults to English.
  • Text modification for uploads via upload directlink.

General

  • Revised footer design.
  • Sending of comment-e-mails now possible for all users with the right to comment.
  • Update of the Webgate pricelist.

API

  • Advisor for automatic creation of new customers via API.
  • New role Webgate-Shop-User.

Fixes

  • Fix for adding playlists to directlinks without download permission.
  • Fix for displaying galleries in the tree.
  • Fix for processing PDFs with uppercase file extension .PDF
  • Fix for switching language in the contact form.
  • Fix error message appearing after repeatedly mistyping password within the "request a guest user account"-form.
  • Fix correct fitting of video player image.
  • Fix "Save Image As..." using on vector graphics.

Webgate Turbo Boost 7.7

Turbo boost
  • Version: 7.7
  • Code name: Webgate Turbo Boost
  • Published: October 28th, 2015

Browser

  • New info-box when browser is outdated.

Directlinks

  • New category Directlinks in the FAQs.

Configuration

  • Renderformat WebM switched off.

Fixes

  • Fix for Directlink-creation when Directlinks tab is underneath the tree.
  • Fix for resorting of rooms.
  • Revised message when approving items.
  • Fix for strict storage limit.
  • Fix for the display of personalized streamings.
  • Fix for the Approve function for the role member.
  • Fix for outbounding summary-E-Mails.
  • Deletion of a clip inside a playlist does not cause to delete the whole playlist anymore.

Webgate Turbo Boost 7.6

Turbo boost
  • Version: 7.6
  • Code name: Webgate Turbo Boost
  • Published: October 12th, 2015

Browser

  • Advanced functions moved to footer.
  • Color changes for typeface in night mode.

Directlinks

  • Items can be added to an existing Directlink subsequently.
  • Geolocalisation of Directlink calls through e-mail notification.
  • Preselection of a playlist-download-watermark when creating a Directlink.
  • Upload Directlink functionality available in footer.
  • Rearrangement of Directlink-settings in Create Directlink menu.

General

  • Slideshow with dailies projects at landing page.

API

  • Special registration form for Yamdu clients.

FAQ

  • Added topic for audio problems with Internet Explorer.
  • Added topic for Add items to Directlinks.

Fixes

  • Fix for toggle when selecting recipients for notification e-mails.
  • Fix for overlapped parts in Create Directlink view.
  • Render-circles moved to correct position.
  • Playlists without watermark are added to Directlinks download option.
  • Fix for logo uploader.
  • Fix for display of expired Directlinks.

Webgate Turbo Boost 7.5

Turbo boost
  • Version: 7.5
  • Code name: Webgate Turbo Boost
  • Published: September 8th, 2015

Browser

  • Webgate W implemented as favicon.

Directlinks

  • Starting point of Directlink gets automatically set to day of creation.

General

  • All projects created by SaaS clients are automatically set to "accounting yes" and shown in statistics now.
  • Changes in MED-EL metadata order.

API

  • New Order Model
  • New Order View

Fixes

  • User Feedback when a Directlink links to a deleted object.
  • Corrected view for not rendered download versions in player view.
  • Filesize check for uploads.
  • Renaming of projects does no longer affect Directlinks.
  • Small optical fixes in GUI.
  • Fix for frame comments.
  • Fix for zoom in player.
  • Error messages at Directlink creation are shown again.
  • Small fix in E-Mail text.
  • Fix for slide show in galeries.
  • Rendering resolutions is no longer possible when strict storage limit is exceeded.
  • Optimized deleting order when deleting playlists.
  • Accounting no projects are no longer taken into account for storage limit exceeded e-mails.
  • Color change in upload dialog in night mode.
  • Browser view in Iphone fixed.

Webgate Turbo Boost 7.4

Turbo boost
  • Version: 7.4
  • Code name: Webgate Turbo Boost
  • Published: July 28th, 2015

Browser

  • New header and footer styles.
  • Rooms can be moved into other rooms via drag and drop.
  • All edit menus are loaded via Ajax now for better browser performance.

Player

  • Render status is shown when a playlist or a Directlink for a playlist is accessed and playlist is still rendering.
  • Playback stops at end of playlist instead of showing next playlist.
  • Changed icon for multi-selection of clips inside a playlist.

Directlinks

  • Mulit-creation of Directlinks is possible now without page reload.
  • Changed popup size for Upload Directlinks.

Configuration

  • Simplified registration process through omitting the activation e-mails.
  • Client specific logos are used for Webgate e-mails
  • File sizes of uploads are checked now before upload if enough server space is available.
  • When adding a user to a project at least one room role has to be defined, except the user is project admin.
  • The e-mail address in the signup dialog can’t be changed anymore by the user.
  • E-Mail replies are redirected to the support address or support@webgate.de when “send e-mails from” has been changed.

General

  • Better wording in invitation and activation e-mails.
  • Space at end of an e-mail address is no longer allowed.
  • A warning is shown in the playlist upload window when no render formats are selected.
  • A message is shown after a password reset that the password has been sent via e-mail.

Fixes

  • Fixed manual rendering of download and streaming resolutions.
  • Fixed redirect inside Webgate for Directlinks of Webgate users.
  • Files can be reuploaded again without breaking a Directlink.
  • Fix for missing thumbnails in clip comments.
  • Changes in e-mail texts.
  • Fix for up- and download rights for user and member.
  • Fix for rearranging rooms and folders via drag and drop.
  • Fix for renaming a clip inside a playlist.
  • Correct file size calculation of rendered playlists.
  • Message removed when closing full screen mode in playlist.
  • Showing the “updated at” and not the “created at” time stamp during mouse over of a file.
  • The correct date is shown now in Directlinks when an included file was reuploaded.
  • When selecting “allow playlist download” for Directlinks by default a version preselection is taken.
  • Fix for playback rate rounding errors.
  • Fix for adding a shared file to a playlist.
  • Fix for Upload Directlink password handling error message.
  • SVGs are no longer shown when render is finished for better playlist performance.
  • A guest user can be turned into a real user now.
  • Multi rename of playlists is now possible without page reload.
  • Update of a client logo shows actual logo now.
  • Fix for reload when adding a user and creating a playlist out of a shared file.
  • No more resolutions can be rendered when strict storage limit is exceeded

Webgate Turbo Boost 7.3

Turbo boost
  • Version: 7.3
  • Code name: Webgate Turbo Boost
  • Published: June 1st 2015

New

  • Turbo boost for our uploader for high-speed transfer rates and parallel upload of files.
  • New layout to all Webgate emails.
  • New carousel view for content items at landing-page for white label customers with the possibility to deactivate auto play and include line breaks.
  • New carousel view with metadata in browser.

Eagle eye 7.2

Webgate eagle eye
  • Version: 7.2
  • Code name: Eagle eye
  • Published: April 24th, 2015

General

Browser

  • Multiscrollbars in browser and treeview
  • Creation of a new folder causes reload of the parent folder

Directlinks

  • Upload-Directlinks to receive files from non-Webgate-users
  • Search functionality for Directlinks
  • Browser Icon for active / inactive Directlinks
  • Ability to edit and resend Directlinks via browser icon

Player

  • Background color of player in full screen mode is set by default to black
  • Seekbar update - video plays only if video was playing before seeking

API

  • OAuth2
  • Projects: SHOW
  • Folder: CREATE READ UPDATE DELETE
  • Files: SHOW CREATE UPLOAD DOWNLOAD STREAM
  • Playlists: CREATE READ UPDATE DELETE
  • Playlist Items: UPLOAD
  • Galleries: CREATE READ UPDATE DELETE
  • Metadata: CREATE READ UPDATE DELETE

Transcoding

  • Trailer DCPs can be converted into streaming and download formats

Konfiguration

  • Possibility to delete users by removing all roles
  • Improved User Management with simplified resending invitation and activation for an account.

Eagle eye 7.1

Webgate eagle eye
  • Version: 7.1
  • Code name: Eagle eye
  • Published: Juni 10th, 2014

General

  • Improved popup handling (minimize, maximize, resize, multiple popups)

Browser

  • Improved render status updates
  • Multiple upload windows
  • Office document preview (first page)
  • Drag'n'drop improvements (drag'n'drop inside the tree, tree folder opens automatically if folder is hovered)
  • Vote functions within opened playlist in list view

Directlinks

  • Add votes for direclinks
  • GUI enhancements for directlink items overview
  • Mass download and selection for files
  • Playlist downloads accessible from directlink overview

Playlisten

  • Mass download of clip source files
  • Arbitrary aspect ratios for source files supported

Tasks

  • Paging
  • Periodical task status updates

Configuration

  • Client, project and user edit windows directly accessible from admin view
  • User's project overview added to user edit window
  • Admin view mostly ajaxified
  • Improved content item edit window with preview and warnings

Guide

  • Storage and videolength calculator added

Eagle eye 7.0

Webgate eagle eye
  • Version: 7.0
  • Code name: Eagle eye
  • Published: April 8th, 2014

General

  • Accelerated page loads: Amount of page loads were minimized by optimizing Ajax-requests
  • Changed functions for guest accounts
  • Retract or delete user votes
  • Improved streaming and download functions
  • Solves problem which might have denied generated .zip data to unzip on Mac OS X

Browser

  • Improved navigation (Breadcrumb-navigation)
  • Internal arranging functions in browser view
  • Adjustable functions to rename linked files
  • New drag'n'drop functions for files, clips and playlists
  • Linking and moving files into galleries
  • You can link and stream video files as clips in playlists
  • Clip source files can now be linked to files in folders
  • Approval function with multiple selection possible
  • Browser view for thumbviews can be arranged by items now
  • Preview available for the most common file formats (psd, ai, eps, png, jpg, gif, tif, tga, docx, xlsx, pptx and multipage pdf)

Directlinks

  • Option for Playlist-Downloads
  • Option for Sourcefile-Downloads
  • Expansion of directlink function: Access restriction for amount of directlink clicks
  • Add comments for directlinks
  • Directlink-landingpage available for single items now
  • New sort and search function with included paging
  • Individually name directlinks
  • Validity period for several directlinks editable with multiple selection
  • Further validity options for creating directlinks

Uploader and rendering

  • Transcoding process optimized
  • Additional upload function for checksum verification to ensure data integrity
  • Progressbar for render processes
  • Asynchronous file processing: solves problem which might have led to aborted uploads
  • Editable clip-queue
  • Upload and rendering of container formats (mov, mp4, mxf, wmv, mpeg)

Playlists

  • Full HD-function: Render and playback of HD files possible
  • Additional player functions like pan, zoom and editable background color
  • New player design for consistent functions in all of the supported browsers
  • Adjustable hight of the video panel of the player
  • New fullscreen option with maintained player performance
  • Clip order editable by drag'n'drop
  • Additional format information in the download area of the player

Galleries

  • Integrated PDF viewer for all supported browsers with multipage view
  • Additional player functions like pan, zoom and editable background color
  • Adjustable hight of the video panel of the player
  • New fullscreen option

Metadata

  • Improved metadata view for playlists
  • Parsing-function for Colorfront On-Set-Dailies data

Configuration

  • Admin view: Displays users of room
  • New filter function for projects (for accounting, validity, location and contact names)
  • Teaser area: Content items can be added bilingual
  • Configurable language for client, project and user
  • Easier way to add and configure users to manager a larger amount of users in a simplified way
  • Localized names for user permissions
  • New rule for downloading source data