2017 Update History

2017 Update History

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Dec 15th

  • You don't have to hover your finger over the volume button. Now uploaded clips will be the same audio level as your voiceover, no more speaker destroying uploaded clips!

Dec 8th

  • The audio on uploaded video clips are now 'normalised', so the video clip audio and recorded audio sound the same!

Nov 29th

  • Now you can continue motion (a.k.a Ken Burns) across multiple slides.

Nov 28th

  • There will a be a lot of wrapping this Holiday season, so we thought we'd join in on the fun and start wrapping the text on slides so they look more professional!

Nov 23rd

  • Fixed a minor display bug on the attribution page

Nov 6th

  • Fixed the image search so it doesn't fall over

Oct 25th

  • We cracked the whip and improved the automatic splitting algorithm to better fit the script to slides.

Oct 13th

  • Fixed a minor bug with transparent background images not working correctly
  • Fixed a minor bug that showed the images/clips radio buttons on the layouts tab

Oct 5th

  • Animated Text has made it into the app!

Oct 3rd

  • Fixed a bug that caused random HTML code to show on Content Samurai videos. </awesome post>

Sept 28th

  • You can now watch a progress indicator load in the Slide section. Warning: Slightly more exciting than watching paint dry!
  • Now you can generate a theme with a blank background - tada!

Sept 21st

  • Uploaded video clips and images are now stored in your own personal library. Librarian not included*

Sept 14th

  • Found a bug in Content Samurai that breaks the entire app. It has been "dealt with".

Sept 8th

  • Minor transitions times tweaks.

Aug 25th

  • Not happy with the automatic transitions? Well, now there's a new button between each slide to either turn off transitions or pick your own!

Aug 25th

  • Fixed watermarks on square videos

Aug 17th

  • Don't be a square, check out our new square video format for Social Media platforms like Instagram!

Aug 10th

  • We have transitioned into having transitions in our videos!

Aug 3th

  • We've created a new renderer - it's alive, AAALLLIIIVVVEEEE!

July 25th

  • You can now add dedicated watermarks to your videos!

July 20th

  • Add a little personal flavour by adding a watermark to your videos from the Preview module.

July 10th

  • We now split sentences bettererer in the app when you have the "

July 5th

  • Fixed a few minor backend Noble Samurai account issues

June 29th

  • Added a 'Select Layouts For Me' option to increase viewer engagement and keep your videos looking snazzy!

June 26th

  • Fixed the way Ken Burns works with repositioned images
  • Cleared out a minor bug that caused Background images for custom themes to not show

June 21st

  • We now have an updated version of the 'Welcome to Content Samurai' video in the Help section of the app!

June 18th

  • Made some improvements like lacing up Sensei Sam's shoes, so Content Samurai runs faster.

June 14th

  • Fixed a minor bug that cuts off background music for extended videos that have an outro clip!
  • Ironed out a few bugs causing the "Generate Slide Timing: null" error message in Preview!
  • Background music for videos over 10 minutes will now loop in the Preview section!
  • Fixed uploading .wav file format voice over files to work with your videos!

June 12th

  • We now display Pexels.com licensing info on the attribution page, take that copyright infringement warriors!

June 8th

  • Improved the scrolling in the Slide section for that 'new slide feel.

June 2nd

  • Cleaned out some junk to make the app work harder
  • Improved Auto Image Population for slides

May 29th

  • Improved our image search database, so when you search for words like "cute kittens" you will get cute kittens!

May 25th

  • Moving images (a.k.a Ken Burns) is now LIVE!!

May 24th

  • Updated loading screens to show Sensei Sam working hard to load your videos!
  • Moved 'Polar Ice' theme to the second position, because it's a sexaaay theme!

May 14th

  • Changed the default for Music Only videos back to being based on how many words are on each slide!

May 14th

  • We took down our metaphoric "Christmas tree" and moved the Christmas song to the bottom of the background music list.

May 2nd

  • Fixed some minor issues resulting in a smoother Preview experience.

April 21st

  • Add a feature to automatically bold keywords on each slide, to emphasize the awesome!

April 20th

  • Updated Sensei Sam images in the Audio section

April 17th

  • If you decide to make a Music Only video, the background music will be louder, if there's a voice recording (uploaded or recorded in the app) the background music is a little softer.

April 10th

  • Now your Content Samurai slides will come with images already on them. Collect them all!

April 5th

  • Users have spoken, and we have listened - you can now set how long you want each slide to appear for in seconds from the Preview section!

April 4th

  • We've removed all glitches in the Audio section - no more Deja Vu cats in the Matrix!

April 2nd

  • By popular demand, 'No Voice Recording' is the default option in the Audio section - silence is golden!

March 28th

  • The new default layout for slides is 'Centred', so slides with more words are still good looking (the previous default layout is at the bottom of the layout section)!

March 20th

  • To keep your themes fresh and new, we now prevent users from making identical custom themes!

March 5th

  • Changed our Slide section in the backend to get ready for some cool future features!

Feb 1st

  • Fixed bug that stopped background music for videos with extended time

Jan 31st

  • Who needs to title videos anymore? You can now search for your "Untitled" videos!

Jan 11th

  • Improved loading times Content Samurai - sorry for the 'long loading time' lovers out there!

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