Release Notes

Here’s what’s new with WM Recorder, WM Capture, WM Splitter or WM Converter. To see what version you have, click Settings, and look at the version number in the dialog that appears.

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WM Recorder 16.8.1
April 28, 2017

  • Improved YouTube video recording, bugs fixed
  • Added YouTube video/audio playlist recording and managing
  • Added automatic YouTube audio extraction
  • Improved Video Clone interface
  • Improved Video Clone screen recorder, multiple bugs fixed
  • Fixed Video Clone recording and playback on Windows 10

WM Capture 8.8.3
March 28, 2017

  • Fixes a problem when using the “Show Cursor” option.

WM Splitter 3.0.1702.1
February 1, 2017

  • Fixed update URL’s

WM Capture 8.8.2
January 23, 2017

  • Significantly lower CPU loading in Preview mode
  • Improved audio volume boost for recordings
  • Improved monitor scaling
  • Use different stop recording times for normal and scheduled recordings
  • Fixed a bug preventing installation on non-administrator Windows accounts
  • Fixed scheduler crash in File-View window
  • Fixed recording multiple scheduled recordings in background mode
  • Fixed browser selection for background mode
  • Fixed bug when selecting default media player for recordings

WM Splitter 3.0.1612.26
December 28, 2016

  • Fixed a bug that caused WM Splitter to crash when adding an MP3 file.

WM Splitter 3.0
December 22, 2016

All new WM Splitter 3.0

  • New modern user interface
  • New flexible timeline
  • Media control for easy access to project source files
  • Two editing modes for ease of use. Remove unwanted fragments with “cut” and save desired fragments with “keep”.

WM Capture 8.7.1
October 7, 2016

  • Fixed video window detection bug
  • Fixed volume control graphics
  • Fixed crash when using mono microphones
  • Fixed bug when selected video codecs previously installed
  • Added quick setup for first time use of program
  • Added audio boost option for recorded audio streams
  • Added help and error messages when setting up recording from microphones
  • Added display volume levels when moving the volume control widget
  • Added AVI video format for recording
  • Added setup for VLC media player as the default player
  • Added recording time/FPS display marker while recording

WM Recorder 16.7.1
September 30, 2016

  • Added backup registration

WM Capture 8.6.2
July 8, 2016

  • Fixed “Cannot register DirectShow files” error message on XP computers
  • Fixed registration error when Thumb mode is used

WM Capture 8.6.1
July 5, 2016

  • Bug fix – Windows basic theme not set on Windows 7 when second monitor is selected
  • Added backup registration

WM Capture 8.5.3 (temporary downgrade)
June 1, 2016

  • Temporary downgrade due to install issues

WM Capture 8.6
May 13, 2016

  • Automatic UI scaling.

WM Capture 8.5.1
March 15, 2016

  • Fixes a crash when enabling Background mode from Settings.

 

WM Recorder 16.7 (installer only)
March 15, 2016

  • Authentication signature updated to 256 bit encryption.


WM Capture 8.4.2

February 10, 2016

  • Fixes automatic conversion to H264 (MP4).

WM Capture 8.4.1
February 5, 2016

  • Bug fixes:
    • Monitor scaling for Windows 7
    • Monitor resolution detection and auto rescaling
    • Schedule multiple recordings
    • Open scheduler at startup
    • MP4 recording bitrates
  • Added:
    • Auto UI rescaling at startup

WM Capture 8.4
January 20, 2016

  • Added real time preview and picture in picture
  • Added automatic scaling for secondary monitors
  • Added option to stop UI rescaling at startup
  • Bugs fixed: schedule multiple recordings, minimized UI, few other minor bugs

WM Splitter 2.3.1512.31
January 14, 2016

  • Fixed version number

Features:

  • Saving video as Animated GIF
  • Support of AC3 for MP4 editing

AVI files fixes:

  • Error 0x8004020d when trimming some AVI files on Windows 10. AVI Demultiplexer was substituted by SolveigMM one
  • “AVI file’s index is broken or missing” VLC player’s error on some output AVI files

MP4 files fixes:

  • Runtime error on MP4 editing
  • Crash of Windows Media player during playback of MP4 output file
  • Too slow processing multiple intervals on MP4 file
  • Changing frame rate from constant to variable on MP4 files
  • Splitted MP4 file plays with artifacts in GOM player
  • Crash on trimming MP4 with MP4V

MKV/WEBM files fixes:

  • Crash while editing of MKV file
  • Stays at 0% on trimming WEBM file (VP80 video, Vorbis2 audio)

Interface fixes:

Fixed inadequate interaction start/stop edit boxes with marker/interval selection on timeline

  • Fixed UI automatic scaling on HD displays
  • Fixed a bug when detecting WMV streams (eliminates need for having WMR14 registry key)
  • Fixed a bug in processing WMV files (file asfprocess.exe)
  • Added system controls to the Download window (window can be moved, minimized, etc)
  • Added hotkeys to screen recorder
  • Added mini screen recording window

WM Recorder 16.7
January 7, 2016

  • Automatically updates the YouTube downloader
  • Background mode added to Video Clone
  • Second Monitor recording added to Video Clone


WM Recorder 16.6

November 18, 2015

  • Fixed UI automatic scaling on HD displays
  • Fixed a bug when detecting WMV streams (eliminates need for having WMR14 registry key)
  • Fixed a bug in processing WMV files (file asfprocess.exe)
  • Added system controls to the Download window (window can be moved, minimized, etc)
  • Added hotkeys to screen recorder
  • Added mini screen recording window

WM Capture 8.3.2
November 11, 2015

  • Fixed scheduling bug
  • Other minor bug fixes

WM Capture 8.3
November 3, 2015

  • Added UI scaling necessary for high resolution displays.
  • Bug fixes.

WM Capture 8.2.1
October 13, 2015

  • Added version detection.
  • Fixed a problem with Windows Media 9 screen not able to record higher frame rates on 1080 screens.
  • Added tooltips to buttons in UI.

WM Recorder 16.4.0
October 12, 2015

  • Windows 10 compatibility.
  • Microsoft Edge browser compatability.
  • Added monitor scaling options.

WM Capture 8.2
September 30, 2015

All new WM Capture 8. This is a paid upgrade with many new features. Current WM Capture owners can upgrade at a special price.

  • Game recording: This update adds features that makes recording games in top quality easier than ever using hot keys and borderless window recording (see below).
  • Hot keys: These handy shortcuts are now enabled at all times. Use Alt+A to start/stop recording, Alt+S to pause/restart, Alt+D to mute/unmute the microphone.
  • Borderless window recording: This useful when recording games that do not provide a borderless window. Just the game contents are recorded without annoying borders or caption bars.
  • Super high frame rates: Capture all the action detail with frame rates as high as 100 fps.
  • Smaller webinar recordings: Our new Windows Media Screen codec makes smaller recordings, with bit rates as low as 2 MB per minute.
  • Improved webinar audio: The new Dual Audio recording feature avoids disturbing echo feedback between speakers and the microphone. A mute/unmute hot key and button are included.
  • New User Interface. And choose between smaller or larger UI.
  • Added Windows Media Screen codec for recording low motion screens like webinars and documents.
  • Dual audio can now be used with any format.
  • Background mode improved. Can now be enabled/disabled from the main window. No longer requires a restart.
  • Check recording (perform multiple recording test for settings up frame rates, bitrate, window size, etc without recording multiple files).
  • And more!

WM Recorder 16.3.0
September 29, 2015

  • Fixes YouTube downloading bug from last week’s update.

WM Recorder 16.2.0
September 25, 2015

  • Windows 10 compatibility
  • Improved YouTube downloads
  • Bug fixes

WM Recorder 16.1.0
August 12, 2015

  • Improved YouTube downloader. YouTube downloads are now 100% free even in demo mode.

WM Recorder 15.2.1.0
December 5, 2014

  • Fixed an issue with YouTube HTTP downloads

WM Splitter 2.2.1409.57
September 30, 2014

  • Fixed Runtime Error on trimming with audio silence feature enabled on MP4 files with MP4V video files.
  • Updated component: SMM_MP4VTrimmerFA.ax

WM Recorder 15.2.0
September 15, 2014

  • Added support for new YouTube video format.
  • Fixed issue when running on client accounts.
  • Registration improvement.

WM Recorder 15.1.1
September 11, 2014

  • Clarified the welcome message
  • Fixed a registration check issue (Error 2 message)
  • Changed demo time to 2 minutes / 5 recordings for stream capture and 2 minutes for screen capture. the screen capture
  • Misc minor changes

WM Recorder 15.1.0.0 (major upgrade)
September 5, 2014

  • New SCREEN capture mode produces high quality, small file size recordings. Can be used simultaneously with stream capture.
  • Improved automatic video window detection.
  • Improved download speed for YouTube and similar videos (10x faster than the previous version)
  • Advanced scheduling options
  • New user interface.

WM Capture 7.4
June 21, 2014

  • Added Virtual-Audio driver as a supplement to the Sound-Capture
  • Added WM Browser for Background mode
  • Added a warning message for BCK mode
  • Reload.exe does not pop-up automatically on errors
  • Now elevated (as administrator) only on administrator accounts. It runs without elevation on regular user accounts (does not require admin. password)
  • Removed (discontinued) the Universal Driver which only worked on XP.
  • Misc bug fixes

WM Splitter 2.2.1409.56
May 16, 2014

  • Fixes hangs when adding markers or moving slider on MP4 files with AVC1 using Microsoft DTV Video Decoder

WM Splitter 2.2.1409
April 17, 2014

  • Fixed inability to join WMV1 video trimmed from the same source media.

WM Recorder 14.16.2.0
January 7, 2014

  • Fixed a timing issue with live Flash RTMP downloads.

WM Converter Pro 6.0
December 3, 2013

Initial Release of Pro Version – Includes the following features:

  • Converts all popular video and audio formats
  • Split or Trim video and audio files
  • Join video or audio files of any format
  • Mix video and audio tracks
  • Slow and Fast motion effects
  • Rescale video to mobile screen sizes
  • Maintains aspect radio
  • Can fix broken FLV downloads
  • Converts DVD’s to multiple formats
  • Makes DVD ISO files
  • and more

WM Converter Lite 6.0
December 3, 2013

Initial release of free Lite Version – Includes the following features:

  • Converts all popular video and audio formats
  • Split or Trim video and audio files
  • Join Video or audio files of any format

WM Capture 7.2
December 3, 2013

  • Added “thumb mode”. Allows operation from a flash drive
  • Now includes WM Converter Lite

WM Recorder 14.16.1.0
December 3, 2013

  • Now includes WM Converter Lite
  • Fixes some YouTube downloading issues when using Chrome browser
  • Fixes live RTMP Flash audio and video recording issues
  • Schedule recordings
  • Rename recorded files

WM Recorder 14.15.2.0
July 30, 2013

  • Fixes problem with naming YouTube downloads
  • Includes new WM Converter 5.5

WM Recorder 14.15.1.0
July 14, 2013

  • Includes new WM Converter version 5.4
  • Bug fixes.

WM Recorder 14.15.0.0
June 29, 2013

  • Adds MPEG-DASH video format necessary to download and process YouTube High Quality music videos and movies.

WM Capture 6.2.2
June 17, 2013

  • Fixes compatibility issue with latest WM Converter

WM Recorder 14.14.1.2
June 13, 2013

  • Fixed a bug for Windows 8 users

WM Recorder 14.14.1.1
June 12, 2013

  • Fixed recording issues with the new YouTube video formats
  • Added multiple options for recording YouTube videos
  • Manual YouTube recording does not require network monitor installation
  • No YouTube adds recorded (almost)
  • Visited YouTube page addresses are saved for future reference
  • WM Recorder can now run on administrative or non-administrative accounts without the need for a network monitor
  • New WM Converter now includes webm video format

WM Splitter 2.2.1305.22
May 28, 2013

  • Fixed crash on trimming MP4 file with MPEG Visual video codec.

WM Capture 6.2
May 23, 2013

  • Improved operation on Windows 8 (desktop mode)
  • Compatible with Windows 8 tablets (Surface Pro)
  • Improved Background mode
  • Improved recording for high definition videos
  • Improved automatic video detection
  • Bug fixes

WM Splitter 2.2.1302.21
March 8, 2013

  • Fixed wrong aspect ratio on trimmed MP4 files

WM Recorder 14.12.3
March 8, 2013

  • Minor change to main menu so that the “schedule recordings” tab is easier to locate.

WM Capture 6.1
January 8, 2013

  • Updated installer for Windows 8 store compatibility. No changes to features or program files.

WM Recorder 14.12.2
December 13, 2012

  • Fixed scheduling bug

WM Splitter 2.2.1211.6
November 20, 2012

  • Fixed error trimming MP4 files

WM Recorder 14.12.1
November 14, 2012

  • Minor bug fixes
  • Added digital signature to registration

WM Splitter 2.2.1210.9
October 12, 2012

Features:

  • Mask for advanced naming of output files
  • New stylized preferences dialog
  • Drag & drop of output/input files specified in the Information window

Fixes:

  • Negative time on the timeline after MP4 trimming
  • Unable to join WMV files with hangs
  • Crashing on the next trimming attempt after “Destination File couldn’t be set” error
  • Wrong appearance of “No selected intervals” message on trimming
  • Artifacts on WMV file trimming
  • Hanging on batch splitting of MP4 files
  • “Error hr = 0x80004005”on MP4 file editing
  • “File is not supported or damaged” message on MP3 file editing
  • Timeline doesn’t update (becomes grey on some operation processing)
  • Crashing on thumbnail building
  • Double positioning while navigation during MKV file playback
  • Hotkeys don’t work when the modal window is opened
  • Hangs and crashes on marker setting
  • Marker doesn’t react to time window
  • Crashing on MP4 file opening
  • Audio begins to play on the stop status of playback when move the slider

WM Capture 6.0.6.1
October 11, 2012

  • New background recording mode

WM Splitter 2.2.1208
September 14, 2012

  • Fixed crash that would occur when joining some .mp4 files

WM Recorder 14.12
August 8, 2012

  • Windows 8 compatibility
  • Fixes compatibility issues with Flash 11.3 on 64 bit machines
  • Includes audio recording (speaker sound)
  • Includes a custom browser – WM Browser
  • New improved registration scheme

Video Clone 1.0.6
July 15, 2012

  • Supports enterprise friendly installs

Video Clone 1.0.6
July 13, 2012

  • Improved registration

WM Capture 6.0.6

  • Improved registration

WM Splitter 2.2.1207.12
July 13, 2012

  • Fixed jerking video playback when insert the audio silence in AVI files containing MP3 audio with variable bitrate
  • Fixed crash when opening MOV files of long duration containing PCM audio
  • Fixed hang while trimming some MP4 files
  • Fixed errors and hang with function calculating the size of the output file

WM Splitter 2.2
June 26, 2012

  • Fixed registration issue that might require re-entering of activation code.
  • Fixed issue where trimming avid file with vbr mp3 audio would cause application to hang.
  • Fixed issue where quicktime player would not play trimmed and joined mov files with aac audio.

WM Recorder 14.11.5
June 18, 2012

  • Removed VideoClone (now available separately)
  • Various bug fixes

Video Clone 1.0.5
June 16, 2012

  • Initial Release

WM Splitter 2.1
June 11, 2012

  • Fixes an issue that caused hanging when trimming WMV files

WM Recorder 14.11.3
May 29, 2012

  • Fixed Flash YouTube downloads
  • Fixed Webm YouTube downloads

WM Recorder 14.11.2
May 22, 2012

  • Fixed a bug in Video Clone

WM Recorder 14.11.1
May 17, 2012

  • Fixed many Flash RTMP live broadcasts
  • Added file rename before recording
  • Added VideoClone – Picture in Picture recorder
  • Misc. bug fixes

WM Capture 6.0.4
May 2, 2012

  • Minor user interface change

WM Recorder 14.10.03
April 17, 2012

  • Fixes YouTube recording
  • Uses browser window names for recorded files instead of URL file names

WM Capture 6.0.3
April 10, 2012

  • Fixed audio sync for large recordings
  • High Definition videos can now be recorded in HD
  • WM Capture can be installed and operated entirely from external drives
  • Keep Alive feature prevents the computer from sleeping while recording is in process
  • Fixed frame rate setup to 1 frame / second

WM Splitter 2.0.1204
April 6, 2012

  • Resolved an issue that caused the application to hang when opening a corrupted or non-indexed WMV file.

WM Splitter 2.0
March 20, 2012

  • Now supports MOV/MKV/MP4 K-frame accuracy editing/ joining
  • Thumbnails in timeline
  • New user interface
  • New registration system

WM Capture 6.0.2
March 17, 2012

  • Fixed a bug when using a second monitor

WM Capture 6.0.1
March 5, 2012

  • Automatic video window detection
  • Improved motion fluency and audio lip sync
  • Fixed an issue that was preventing Windows Media recordings from being paused
  • Introduced ability to automatically change the Windows theme to basic for better performance. The user’s theme is restored when WM Capture closes.
  • Introduced “keep alive” feature to prevent the computer from sleeping or hibernating while recording.
  • New window area marking methods.
  • Fixed Scheduler corrupted files
  • fixed Universal Audio Driver issues
  • Other various bug fixes.

WM Capture 5.4.2
October 6, 2011

  • DirectShow actveX components can run now without the need to install Microsoft Redistributable package
  • Remove and replace all references to DirectShow components that are missing in some Windows installations (for example Windows versions not installed by computer manufactures or custom Windows installations)
  • Fixed registration code issues (for computers behind proxy servers)
  • Added Windows Media format pause option when using Enhanced video mode and Stereo Mix audio recording
  • Added option to automatically make DVD ISO files
  • Added features that allow the program to fully operate from a memory stick or external drive
  • Various bugs fixed

WM Capture 5.4.1
September 26, 2011

  • Fixed seek bar on MPEG-2 recordings

WM Recorder 14.10.1
September 26, 2011

  • Added compatibility with AVG Antivirus
  • Added webm (HTML 5) recording capabilities

WM Recorder 14.9
July 8, 2011

  • BBC Radio turbo speed restored.
  • New installer.
  • Various bug fixes.

WM Capture 5.0
March 16, 2011

  • Record from a second monitor. WM Capture now support dual monitor setups.
  • Image capture. The new camera button takes a snapshot of a video frame
  • DVD ready videos. You can now record videos in DVD format ready to be burned on disc. This eliminates hours of conversion or transcoding.
  • Scheduled recordings. Video recordings can now be scheduled. WM Capture remembers your screen coordinates along with the start/end times of recording.
  • Dual audio recording. Two audio sources can be simultaneously recorded. For example, you can record your voice over a video with audio track.
  • Improved video quality. The new “Best Performance” option allows video frames rates up to 50 frames per second. This is particularly important when recording in DVD format.
  • More video codecs and video formats. MPEG-4 and DVD codecs can now be used as default video formats along with MPEG-2 and Windows Media. AVI files can now be created besides the MPG and WMV. WM Capture can also use other video codecs already installed in your computer (ffdshow, DivX, Xvid, h264, FLV). The recorded video format is AVI.
  • Pause is now available for all video formats.
  • File sizes larger than 4 GB are displayed correctly
  • Use of program on non-administrative accounts.
  • Many bug fixes and enhancements.

WM Splitter 1.9.1012.10
December 13, 2010

  • SMM_Trimmer component
  • Fixes not the same size of output with the same selected interval on wmv files.
  • Dropping frames bugfix on wmv files (as described in initial request)
  • Audio distortion of trimmed output on some wmv files.
  • SMM_EditEngine and “exe”
  • Eegressive bugfix – frame accuracy enabled by default.

WM Recorder 14.8
October 28, 2010

  • Improved recording and scheduling of live Flash streams
  • Includes new experimental Loopback application

WM Splitter 1.8.1010.21
October 22, 2010

  • Added a tool to repair Windows Media Files that have trouble splitting, joining or playing. Select Tools>Repair Windows Media File from the main menu.

WM Recorder 14.7
August 1, 2010

  • This version provides reliable download and processing of RTMP streams that usually are difficult to download (for example BBC radio shows, TV full episodes and live broadcasts).

WM Recorder 14.6
June 27, 2010

  • Improved network adapter detection and setup – version 14.6 automatically detects changes of IP address on networks with multiple computers (WMR can also monitor all computers in the network).
  • Improved RTMP parsing and FLV extraction – high speed download of RTMP on demand streams allows downloading at the maximum bandwidth (speed). Video/audio clips longer than 1 hour can be downloaded at full speed. A three hour sports event (www.espn3.com) for example can be recorded in less than 15 minutes on a cable connection.
  • Fixed problems with RTMP streams using server side for identification. Full TV episodes can be recorded more reliably.
  • Flash RTMP scheduling for live streams.
  • Improved/Fix HTTP URL detection.

WM Splitter 1.7.1004
April 23, 2010

    • Optimized joining process
    • Fixed some memory leaks
    • Random hang-ups while opening AVI/WMV files. Some particular filters (like ffdshow Audio/Video processor) are black-listed.
    • Improved K-frame and Frame navigation for WMV/ASF files with variable frame rate
    • Fixed trim crash if there are only two markers set or they are placed at the same positions or if no fragments are selected on the timeline
    • Many major and minor GUI fixes and improvements
    • Repeating joining of same input to same output could cause hanging or slow joining
    • Joining progress sometimes jumped during merging
    • Project saving (.ssp) did not keep a name of an output file
    • MPEG-1 layer 1,2 audio were not loaded to the Splitter
    • If batch script contained colon before milliseconds (00:00:50:59) instead of dot (00:00:50.59), batch manager could accept such times in a wrong way
    • Slow trimming of WMA files could be experienced sometimes
    • Saving separate video/audio stream failed with some WMV/ASF files(with variable frame rate).
    • AAC and ADPCM audio in input AVIs were shown by Splitter as “Unknown”
    • Info dialog missed to enumerate some of the filters used by the Splitter
    • Navigation though markers using TAB did non refresh a marker time in the according edit box
    • Fixed trimming of some WMV files with errors in metadata header failed.
    • Open file dialog now remains opened during adding files for further joining
    • Output file name for joining files now is offered as name of first file + _Joined
    • Improved navigation for audio files, enabled next/previous K-Frame button (jump to 1 sec), mouse wheel (jump to 1 sec) and next / previous frame (jump to 25 millisecond)

Item: Open input/output file in the Splitter added to context menu of joiner manager

  • Joining project extension is changed to jxtl. Now Splitter Project has – .ssp, Batch Project has .xtl, and Joining Project has .jxtl.
  • Minor component updates
  • Merging in file by file mode of the files – AVI, WMV/ASF, WMA, MP3.
  • Audio language for MPEG-2 TS streams in the Splitter Control menu.

WM Recorder 14.3
March 17, 2010

  • Fixed Youtube downloading issue brought about due to a change at youtube.com.

WM Capture 4.2
February 7, 2010

  • Uses new MPEG codecs to eliminate conflicts with Windows Media Center.
  • Improved full screen recording.
  • Minor bug fixes.

WM Recorder 14.1
January 24, 2010

  • Added Flash playlist recording.
  • Added Flash recording mode with disabled real time preview (the entire RTMP file is downloaded first then the FLV file is extracted as opposed to extracting the FLV in real time). This allows downloading more RTMP files in parallel because the CPU is not busy with the FLV extraction. Flash recording mode can be selected from OPTIONS / Flash RTMP recording options.
  • Added P2P recording in WMX mode using the local host for Windows Media live streams.

WM Splitter 1.7.911
November 13, 2009

  • Fixed crash while trimming some AVI files with AVC/H264 video.
  • Fixed error “The data is invalid. HRESULT: 0x8007000d” while trimming and joining some AVI files with AAC and AC3 audio to have align blocks in media type.
  • Fixed crash at the end of AVI files trimming if input AVI file’s MPEG audio bit rates equals to zero, in other words corrupted.
  • Join manager: inability to join AVI DV Type-1 files. Fixed.
  • Join manager: fixed “Out of memory” error. Fixed
  • Join manager: fixed random hangs while joining. Fixed.

WM Recorder 14
November 11, 2009

  • Records Flash radio AAC streams recording (new)
  • Records live Flash streams (new)
  • Pause and rewind during live Flash stream capture (new)
  • High speed download and reconnect for recording longer streams (fix)
  • Makes Flash recordings seekable, both live and on-demand (new)
  • Windows Media Player recording: Added new recording mode (WMSDK) for better recording accuracy (fix)
  • Real Player recorded files are now compatible with Real Player 11 (fix)
  • Added LIST mode to allow selection of recorded files (new)
  • Improved ergonomic UI design (new)
  • Added new finder mode (WSX) (new)

WM Splitter 1.7
September 15, 2009

  • Fixed error when joining some files.

WM Splitter 1.6.906
June 19, 2009

  • Fixed “Out of memory” error in Join Manager and application hang while joining some files.
  • Fixed lost synchronization after joining AVI with vbr mp3 audio.
  • Fixed Join manager crash when adding audio-only AVI files.
  • Fixed incorrect audio timing causing audio artifacts after joining.
  • Fixed Join manager incompatibility with Haali splitter associated with AVI files
  • Fixed Join Manager crash when saving output file to read-only area.
  • Fixed incorrect output file duration after joining AVI-DV Type1 files.
  • Fixed AVI-DV Type1 joining invalid progress.
  • Fixed inability to trim AVI files (Error: trimmer configurations have not been set).
  • Fixed inability to start trimming after loading new file.
  • Fixed potential loss of part of video after trimming AVI and Windows Media files.
  • Added enhancements to join manager interface.
  • Added Open Folder mode available via Join Manager Toolbar.(small arrow near the + picture).
  • Added Browse For Output request when Joining is completed.
  • Added ability to hide Joiner progress window.
  • Files in Join Manager are sorted before adding into the list.

WM Recorder 12.5
May 31, 2009

  • Fixes some RTMP download problems.
  • Added a new URL capture method (WMRX).
  • Supports Windows 7.

WM Capture 4.0
May 17, 2009

  • Added check of surround/quadraphonic/sample rates above 48000 for Vista only.
  • Added Universal Audio Driver audio recording mode on Vista (was available on XP only). Works better now and can be used on many web sites.
  • Added option to open Internet Explorer in Settings. This helps Universal Audio Driver to initialize the audio capture.
  • Improved “Top Window” feature (windows larger than 1/2 the screen area are not topped).
  • Eliminated the need to set administrator rights or disable User Account Control in Windows.

WM Splitter 1.6.903B
March 20, 2009

  • Fixed Join manager incompatibility with Haali splitter associated with AVI files.
  • Fixed Incorrect audio timing causing audio artifacts after joining.
  • Fixed Crash when saving output file to read-only area (Join manager).
  • Fixed Synchronization lost after joining AVI with vbr mp3 audio.
  • Fixed Join manager crash when adding audio-only AVI files.
  • Added “Open folder” mode available via Join Manager Toolbar.(small arrow near the + picture).
  • Added “Browse for output” request when Joining is completed.
  • Added Ability to hide Joiner progress window.
  • Files are sorted before adding into the list.

WM Recorder 12.4
January 15, 2009

  • Added new WM Converter (3.0) included in the WM Recorder install package. Adds more conversion capabilities (for example H.264), ands also creates ISO/VOB files used as images to burn DVD’s using Nero, Roxio or other DVD burning programs.
  • Added a YouTube page save option. If this option is enabled in Settings all visited YouTube page links are saved. To access these links and open or record the videos again click YouTube on the View menu.
  • Few minor UI changes. The most important – added a “List” view. The button called “List” on the View window hides WM Recorder main screen and shows only the View window. Sometimes it is useful to show all captured links without recording them (AUTO OFF). You can later highlight and record only the desired links (without commercials for example).

WM Capture 3.1
December 16, 2008

  • Made a fix relating to Vista security.

WM Recorder 12.2
September 28, 2008

  • Fixed RTMP recording for web sites like Yahoo music, MSN videos, VH1, MTV, etc.
  • Fixed audio recording on web sites like Pandora which switched to AAC.

WM Capture 3.0
August 7, 2008

  • This version improves upon the audio recording capabilities of WM Capture 2.0.
  • Added Vista Audio Recording audio option.
  • Improved Universal Audio Driver, including manual synchronization options.
  • Removed “Pause” mode when Windows Media Player format is used. Pause is only available for MPEG.
  • Various minor bug fixes.

WM Capture 2.0 Official Release
July 10, 2008

WM Recorder 12.1 Official Release
July 9, 2008

WM Capture 2.0 Beta I
June 10, 2008

  • Includes a new high-speed MPEG-2 codec optimized for recording the highest possible quality from the screen.
  • New Get Window function lets you move the mouse over a window to select it.
  • New Universal Audio Driver supports more sound card setups.
  • Improved Vista compatibility.
  • Improved user interface.

WM Recorder Version 12.1 Beta II
April 29, 2008

  • Added a “Properties” option in WM Converter which shows the input and output file properties (format container, video/audio codecs used, bit rates, frame rates, etc).
  • Fixed issues with registration codes suddenly not working in WM Converter

WM Recorder Version 12.1 Beta I
April 7, 2008

  • Added support for more Flash Video downloads. WM Recorder now can capture streams in RTMP protocol.

WM Converter Version 2.1
March 25, 2008

  • Added “Default” mode that optimizes quality of converted files.
  • Added more conversion capabilities (DivX, DVD).
  • Added more conversion options (video speed & audio volume settings).
  • New 2 pass conversion option makes faster conversion times and improved video / audio synchronization.

WM Recorder Version 12
October 3, 2007

  • Includes built-in WM Converter option to convert video and audio files to other formats (requires the Bonus Bundle upgrade).
  • Adds WM Player – a media player that can be used instead of Windows Media Player. This can be used to listen to multiple radio stations or watch multiple video clips and switch between them (only the player with the focus has sound).
  • Fixes some issues with scheduled recordings.
  • Enhanced “reprocess” feature. Adds the ability to make seekable VBR (windows media variable bit rate audio files).

WM Recorder Version 11.2
November 4, 2006

  • Improved network adapter detection on Windows versions prior to XP.
  • Improved scheduler – daily recording.
  • Added log file for scheduled recordings.
  • New items added to Options menu.

WM Recorder Version 11.1
August 4, 2006

  • Added new View, Recordings window for FLV files.
  • Now includes FLV file Player.

WM Recorder Version 11
July 27, 2006

WM Recorder 11 is the long-awaited update to WM Recorder, RM Recorder and WM VCR. With this release, the functionality of all three programs is combined into one easy-to-use package.

  • Automatic recording mode (no mouse click required).
  • Built-in scheduler.
  • New Preview option (watch and record simultaneously).
  • Captures Real Audio™ and Real Video™.
  • Captures Flash Video (FLV) from sites like YouTube.
  • Captures Shoutcast™ streams.
  • Captures Quicktime™ (HTTP only).
  • Improved adapter detection.
  • More reliable recording technology.
  • New View button makes it easier to see recordings.
  • New Status button for viewing recording status.
  • Bandwidth Data Graph option (RxTx).
  • Improved URL capture.
  • Internet Explorer cache display and capture.
  • Recorded files organized according to the file type.

Version 10.2 (RM Recorder only)
January 27, 2005

  • Can now adjust the Connection Speed to accommodate slower connections.
  • New Turbo Mode- Turbo Mode allows recording at the highest bandwidth that your Internet connection can provide. How high the recording speed will go depends on the remote server available bandwidth. In most cases 3 to 5 Mbps can be achieved on cable connections. Turbo Mode works for On Demand (pre-recorded) streams and should only be utilized with cable connections or DSL connections higher than 256 Kbps.
  • New Mirror Recording Mode – This mode allows recording while mirroring the Real Player play. In this mode the Real Player needs to be active for the entire duration of recording. The Mirror mode should be used for overloaded web sites with reduced bandwidth capability, like Live broadcasts.
  • New Stream Info – This function allows you to get stream information from a recording in progress. In particular the number of lost packets and the current bandwidth show the integrity of the final recording. To access this option right click the file name in the Recording window.
  • New Reprocess File function – To fix recording errors use the Reprocess File option. File errors that can be fixed are offset, timing, codecs and indexing errors. This option should be used if the Real Player playback shows a continuous “Loading…” , when sound is missing or when it takes a long time to seek through a long file. To access this function right click the file name in the PLAY window.
  • Update RP Settings – This option should be used if you changed the Real Player settings after RM Recorder was installed. In particular the settings of interest are Connection Speed, Proxy and Network Transports found in Real Player / Tools / Preferences.
  • New Split function – To split one section of a file you select the start and the end times of the split. When splitting timed recorded files (files with a start time different than zero) you need to specify split times greater than the start time.
  • New Merge function – Two files can be merged at the time. When merging files, the first file is always the first highlighted file name in the PLAY list.
  • Audio Extraction – The audio track of a video file can be extracted in Real Player format. The extracted files can be split and merged.
  • Compatibility with Real Media Producer and Real Media Editor – The recorded files are compatible with Real Media Producer and Real Media Editor for On Demand (pre-recorded) broadcasts . For Live or timed recordings use the RM Recorder editing functions.
  • Now has an Always on Top option.
  • Now has resizable URL’s and PLAY windows.

Version 10.1
December 9, 2004

  • No longer gives false warning messages when opening up the list of saved files to play.
  • Multiple users on the same PC can use the same installed version.
  • RM Recorder now supports timed recording.
  • RM Recorder can now record slide shows.
  • Supports Authentication proxies.
  • The Real Player window now closes when recording with WM VCR.

Version 10.0
October 29, 2004

  • WM Recorder can now record from more sources, including MSN Video and JumpTV.
  • RM Recorder now has Proxy Mode – some PCs with only dial-up or wireless connections can now record Real streams.
  • WM VCR now looks at RM Recorder’s Recordings folder for listing videos to View.
  • WM Recorder and RM Recorder now have improved installation, including a video test option.

WM Recorder Version 9.17, RM Recorder Version 1.3
September 8, 2004

  • Improved adapter detection.
  • Fixed problems with RM Recorder and Windows XP SP-2.
  • RM Recorder now has password authentication.
  • RM Recorder RAM and SMIL streams now record better.

Version 9.15
July 16, 2004

  • Added RM Recorder option to record Real Player Video and Audio.
  • Updated WM VCR to interface with RM Recorder and WM Recorder.
  • Fixed bug in WM VCR — hour long shows now terminate correctly.

Version 9.14
March 16, 2004

  • Minor update for some installation program enhancements.

Version 9.12
February 10, 2004

  • Fixed problem with appearance of some dialogs on PCs with Large Fonts as a display setting.
  • Fixed pastes of long URL’s into the URL text window.
  • Fixed rare crashes.
  • Added recording for some non Windows Media Player files.

Version 9.1
February 1, 2004

  • Can now perform scheduled recordings with WM VCR.
  • New Adapter Mode allows for recording with no limitations or side effects.
  • Play button now opens a date sorted list of files.
  • New Recording Status Window.
  • URL Mode recording is cleaner.
  • Recording from password protected streams is now supported.
  • Recording several streams simultaneously is now easier.
  • New Resume feature.
  • Accelerated downloads — download up to 5x faster than before.
  • The URL History is easier to use.

Version 9.10 – 111703
November 17, 2003

  • RTSP protocol is now supported.
  • Added an interface for scheduling recordings using WM VCR.
  • Can now record multiple URL’s simultaneously.
  • Added the ability to save all URL’s in a session (as ASX files).
  • Added ASX file parsing and display.
  • Added an option to minimize WM Recorder to the System Tray instead of the task bar.
  • Now shows available disk space for all drives.
  • Removed requirements to close IE windows on startup.

Version 9.01 – 101503
October 15, 2003

  • Recordings are now more likely to have accurate names, rather than appearing as “New 01.asf”, “New 002.asf”, etc.
  • Recordings now are saved with the most accurate file extension. Previously, recordings were always saved as .asf files.
  • Can now copy and paste text into the URL text field in URL mode.
  • Added Copy to clipboard and Delete multiple select URL’s from the URL display window.

Version 9.0 – 100803
October 8, 2003

  • Fixes an initialization bug in non-English computers
  • Now adds the .mpg extension to MPEG file types which was omitted.
  • Increased the recording speed for all non-asf files and for asf files that are downloaded from FTP’s without streaming.

Version 9.0
September 23, 2003

  • Added one click recording in Browse mode for streams from any source, including streams played within Internet Explorer.
  • Slick new interface.
  • Simplified Browse Mode and URL Mode.
  • Simplified installation.
  • Enhanced Windows Media 9 recording.
  • Added Resume and Reconnect functions for dropped connections.
  • Added recording of non-asf files (MP3, mpeg, avi, wav, etc).