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DVR Examiner V3 Changelog

DVR Examiner Version 3.11.1 Released 2023-12-26

Bug fixes:

  • Removed the detection of unsupported filesystem ATS230013, as it could interfere with detections of the WFS filesystem. (work item 24086)
  • Resolved an issue where loading a saved case with the HIK filesystem would show the HIK source to be unavailable (work item 24081)
DVR Examiner Version 3.11.0 Released 2023-12-13

New Features:

  • Implemented ATS220005 as filesystem SN.
  • Implemented ATS220043 as filesystem XV4.

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed an issue where some IDENT scans weren’t returning all data (work item 19845)
  • Addressed an issue where no clips were found in some scans of STL_264 (work item 20094)
  • Resolved an issue where some RIFATRON_V scans were not recovering all data (work item 20695)
  • Addressed an issue where some stream_db_rr_ac_E4 clips had issues with playing properly (work item (20933)
  • Fixed an issue where some clips were not being recovered from scans of DMD_0 (work item 21652)
  • Fixed an issue where large clips from H2MB_dc scans failed to export (work item 21738)
  • Addressed an issue where scans of nvp_3000p were not recovering all clips (work item 21783)
  • Resolved an issue where some clips from HIK filesystem failed to preview/export (work item 21985)
  • Fixed an issue where clips recovered from DHFS_41 were missing frames/channels multiplexed on exports
  • Addressed an issue where double clicking to preview from Clip List wasn’t working on nested sources (work item 22386)
  • Resolved an issue where links in Export Report didn’t work if “organize by Device” is selected (work item 22387)
  • Fixed an issue where clicking thumbs from Gallery Preview occasionally opened the wrong clip in Preview (work item 22623)
  • Addressed an issue where some scans of larger DHFS_41 drives would fail (work item 22927)
  • Fixed an issue where some DMD_0 exported clips did not play in provided player (work item 23273)
  • Resolved an issue where some No_EFI drives would be detected, but no clips would be returned (work item 23286)
  • Addressed an issue where some clips from HIK drives failed to preview and export (work item 20294)
  • Fixed an issue where some scans of iCatch_264 were missing data and experienced difficulty previewing/exporting (work item 21794)
  • Fixed an issue where clips recovered from DHFS_41 were missing frames/channels multiplexed on exports (work item 22132)
  • Filesystem “DMD_0” will now detect as “DMD”. Saved cases in which a DMD_0 filesystem was scanned will need to be opened in that earlier version or rescanned in version 3.11

Note: DVR Examiner v3.11 will break backwards compatibility for saved cases.
Cases created in earlier versions of DVRE will need to be opened in that earlier version.

DVR Examiner Version 3.10.0 Released 2023-07-27

Filesystem Performance:

  • Improved overall performance of IDENT filesystems.
  • Improved HIK preview load times.

Bug Fixes:

  • Addressed issues with DHFS_41 filesystem (work items 22134, 22165, 20749)
  • Resolved multiple issues with IDENT filesystem (work items 19888, 19238, 20970, 20936, 19845)
  • Resolved an issue on multiple filesystems where proprietary files and .SRT files are missing extensions when exported (work item 22133)
  • Addressed an issue where certain bn_MBR scans would complete but returned no clips (work item 19591)
  • Addressed an issue where HIK inaccessible scans fail with a “non-negative number required message” error (work item 21051)
DVR Examiner Version 3.9.0 Released 2023-06-13

Bug Fixes:

  • Addressed an issue with preview and export of clips from certain RSFS filesystems. (work items 19847, 20107)
  • Addressed an issue with preview and export of clips from certain ASJS filesystems. (work item 19942)
  • Addressed an issue with preview and export of clips from certain HIK filesystems. (work item 19688, 20294)
  • Addressed an issue with preview and export of clips from certain Zeno_264 filesystems. (work item 20649)
  • Addressed an issue with pixilation in some clips from certain NVR_DC filesystems. (work item 20959)
  • Addressed an issue returning clips from scan with certain WFS5 filesystems. (work item 21135)
  • Addressed an issue opening saved case with certain H2MB_dc (Magic family) filesystems. (work item 21575)
  • Addressed an issue loading saved case with certain IFS filesystems. (work item 20318)

New Features:

  • Implemented filesystem ATS160044 as “Pop”. Commonly found in Sanyo branded DVR’s.
  • Implemented detection for bn_MBR variant ATS220057.

Known Issues:

  • IDENT filesystems to scan for all data, resulting in longer scan time.
  • Issue double clicking to preview certain parented clips from the clip list.

Note: DVR Examiner v3.9 will break backwards compatibility for saved cases. Cases created in earlier versions of DVRE will need to be opened in that earlier version.

DVR Examiner Version 3.8.0 Released 2023-04-11

Bug Fixes:

  • Addressed an issue with previewing and exporting from certain DHFS filesystems (work item 20405)
  • Addressed an issue with parsing certain SHFL filesystems in non-Mountain Time zones (work item 19921)
  • Addressed an issue where certain RSFS filesystems were not returning all data on accessible scan (work item 19870)
  • Addressed an issue with certain STL filesystem scans failing to find clips (work item 20094)
  • Addressed an issue with certain Tango Magic filesystems not exporting AVIs (work item 20095)
  • Resolved an issue with exporting clips from certain DHFS filesystems (work item 20650)
  • Resolved an issue where certain filesystems in the Lgs filesystem family could not be force detected (work item 19563)
  • Resolved issue with playback on exported files from certain ASJS filesystems (work item 20102)
  • Resolved an issue with previewing or exporting clips from certain ASJS filesystems (work item 19942)

Known Issues:

  • IDENT filesystems to scan for all data, resulting in longer scan time.
DVR Examiner Version 3.7.0 Released 2023-03-23

Bug Fixes:

  • Addressed issue exporting proprietary formatted video from certain NVR_dc filesystems. (work item 20414)
  • Addressed issue previewing and exporting from certain NVR_dc filesystems. (work item 20372)
  • Addressed issue scanning certain SSF filesystems. (work item 20385)
  • Addressed issue returning accessible clip status from certain blue_dc filesystems. (work item 20386)
  • Addressed issue truncating milliseconds on start times for certain STL_264 filesystems. (work item 20393)
  • Addressed issue previewing and exporting some clips from certain DHFS_41 filesystems. (work item 19874)
  • Addressed issue initiating scan job for certain IFS filesystems. (work item 19703)
  • Addressed issue previewing and exporting some clips for certain IFS filesystems. (work item 20457)

Known Issues:

  • IDENT filesystems to scan for all data, resulting in longer scan time.
DVR Examiner Version 3.6.0 Released 2023-02-21

ATS200020 is now supported!
ATS 200020 will now detect as the UWARE filesystem variant, UWARE_LP.
This filesystem auto-scans for all data, so the option to select Accessible or Inaccessible is not available.

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Clips can be previewed in the application and all exports will be in the open format .avi file type.

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New Features:

  • Implemented ATS200020 as UWARE filesystem variant UWARE_LP.

Bug Fixes:

  • Addressed issue with incorrect dates/times displayed in the clip list from certain RSFS filesystems. (work item 18625)
  • Addressed issue with accessible clips previewing and exporting from certain Box_WH filesystems. (work item 19310)
  • Addressed issue returning certain clips with negative duration from certain STL_264R filesystems. (work item 19344)
  • Addressed issue completing inaccessible scans with certain IDENT filesystems. (work item 19386)
  • Addressed issue completing scan job with certain IFS filesystems. (work item 19703)
  • Resolved error previewing clips from certain IDENT_E4 filesystems. (work item 17750)
  • Addressed issue returning single frame clips from inaccessible scan of certain H2MB-dc filesystems. (work items 18579)

Known Issues:

  • IDENT filesystems to scan for all data, resulting in longer scan time.
DVR Examiner Version 3.5.0 Released 2022-12-21

Bug Fixes:

  • Addressed issue returning clips from certain blue_dc filesystems. (work item 19495)
  • Addressed issue previewing clips in a saved case in certain IDENT filesystems. (work item 19351)
  • Addressed issue returning clips from inaccessible scan from certain H2MB_dc filesystems. (work item 19228)
  • Adjusted detections for WFS filesystems. (work item 19629)
  • Addressed export exception with certain LST filesystems. (work item 19487)

Known Issues:

  • Issue splitting some clips in certain IDENT filesystems.
  • Issue with preview and export of certain clips from Box_WH filesystems.
  • Inaccessible scan not available for hikfat and hikfat_EHOME filesystems.
DVR Examiner Version 3.4.0 Released 2022-12-01

Bug Fixes:

  • Resolved error when attempting to preview or export certain clips from DHFS_41 filesystems. (work items 18777, 18609)
  • Addressed issue returning clips from inaccessible scan from certain Magic family (H2MB_dc, NVR_dc, Blue_dc) filesystems. (work items 19228, 18579, 16608)
  • Addressed issue returning clips with multiple channels from certain SHFL filesystems. (work item 18444)
  • Resolved error when attempting to save a case with certain Stream_db_rr_2p_e4 filesystems. (work item 18814)
  • Addressed issue enabling pre-scan functions when using a temporary key. (work item 17644)
  • Resolved error when attempting to close window while generating a profiler report. (work items 19240, 18682)
  • Resolved error previewing clip in a saved case with certain IDENT filesystems. (work item 19351)
  • Resolved error where pressing Return/Enter would cause Feedback Form to submit prematurely (work item 19328)
  • Resolved error resulting in failed inaccessible scans on some IDENT_E4 data. (work item 19411)

Known Issues:

  • Issue with preview and export of certain clips from Box_WH filesystems.
  • Inaccessible scan not available for hikfat and hikfat_EHOME filesystems.
DVR Examiner Version 3.3.0 Released 2022-10-11

New Features:

  • Implemented H.265 support for H2MB_dc and blue_dc filesystems.

Bug Fixes:

  • Addressed issue returning some truncated clips from certain H2MB_dc and blue_dc filesystems.(work item 19081)
  • Updated release versioning from three number to two number system. Going forward, releases will be #.# (example: 3.3)

Known Issues:

  • Inaccessible scan not available for hikfat and hikfat_EHOME filesystems.
  • Exports fail for stream_db_rr_e4 filesystem.
DVR Examiner Version 3.2.0 Released 2022-10-04

New Features:

  • Implemented keyboard shortcuts for many of the most common tasks performed in DVR Examiner.
  • Implemented custom thumbnails. Enables the selection of the thumbnail used for a clip in the cliplist and reports.
  • Updated notifications. Which include:
    • Notification alert icon that changes color to reflect last notification type. (green = event completion, yellow = warning, red = error)
    • Notification drawer saves notifications that have been presented during a session.
    • Get details link provides additional details regarding a particular notification.
  • Refactored IFS filesystems to improve overall performance. IFS variants detected and supported are IFS and IFS_IMM5. IFS filesystem variants detected, not currently supported are IFS_MPEG, IFS_IMM4, IFS_Formatted, IFS_IMM5Nh.
  • Significantly increased the number of filesystems detected by DVR Examiner.
  • Updated video libraries to improve overall performance. This may impact export file size and hash values of open format AVI exports when compared to prior versions. These changes are expected due to changes in the AVI container, however there has been no change in the video content from this update.

Bug Fixes:

  • Addressed issue with certain clips being returned with negative durations when running an inaccessible scan on WFS filesystem. (work item 18406)
  • Addressed issue with certain IDENT filesystems returning duplicate clips. (work item 18538)
  • Addressed error when attempting to perform a video properties job with certain IDENT filesystems. (work item 18994)
  • Addressed error when attempting to preview certain clips from inaccessible scan of SHFL filesystem. (work item 18444)
  • Addressed issue with certain H2MB_dc filesystems returning single frame clips. (work items 16608, 18579)
  • Addressed issue with certain H2MB_dc filesystems returning clips with inaccurate timestamps and negative durations. (work item 18514)
  • Addressed source detection issue when applying advanced configuration settings. (work items 18565, 18580)
  • Addressed scan issue with certain IDENT_E4 filesystems. (work item 18522)

Known Issues:

  • Inaccessible scan not available for hikfat and hikfat_EHOME filesystems.
  • Certain H2MB filesystems return unusable clips.
DVR Examiner Version 3.1.8 Released 2022-08-04

New Features:

  • Refactored Magic filesystem family (blue_dc, NVR_dc, H2MB_dc) to add support for additional DVR’s and improve overall performance.
  • Refactored RSF filesystem family (RSF4, RSF4L, RSF2, RSF2L, RSF, RSFL, RSFL_FAT, FIL) to add support for additional DVR’s and improve overall performance. Filesystems to detect as RSFS or ASJS moving forward.
  • Implemented Stream filesystem family variant stream_db_rr_wh.
  • Updated debug files to combine DED and DVC files into single debug file and provide additional data when troubleshooting issues.
  • Implemented the ability to generate a sparse disk file (partial image file of the DVR hard drive) to make it easier to provide data when troubleshooting issues.
  • Updated E01 reader to improve overall performance when accessing E01 image files as a source.
  • Filesystem ATS180089 now detects as filesystem MFS_REF.
  • Updated inaccessible scan for DHFS and WFS filesystems to improve overall performance.
  • Added delimiters to timestamps in SRT file exports to improve readability.

Bug Fixes:

  • Addressed issue applying time zone setting to a source from the detection results screen. (work item 18278)
  • Addressed issue where the date/time for certain clips on the clip list did not match the date/time displayed on the clip preview in QVFS filesystems. (work item 17632)
  • Addressed issue with certain clips from DHFS_41 filesystems were being assigned an incorrect channel label when exported. (work items 17846, 16602)
  • Addressed issue with certain H2MB_dc filesystems returning single frame clips during inaccessible scan. (work item 16608)
  • Addressed issue with certain clips from RSF4_L filesystems returning negative durations and footage from multiple cameras. (work item 17403)
  • Addressed error when attempting to preview and export certain clips from RSF4_L filesystems. (work item 17710, 16639, 18076, 17980)
  • Addressed issue where the total clip size and clip duration was being reported incorrectly for certain RSF4_L filesystems. (work item 17913)
  • Addressed unhandled exception error when attempting to run video properties as a post scan job. (work item 18183)
  • Addressed export jobs not completing for certain DHFS_41 filesystems. (work items 18259, 16635)
  • Addressed inaccessible scan error in certain DHFS_41 and WFS filesystems. (work item 17616, 18406, 18292)
  • Addressed issue handling accessible scan error for certain stream_db_rr filesystems. (work item 17999)
  • Addressed issue where the date/time for certain clips on the clip list did not match the date/time displayed on the clip preview in RSF4_Lfilesystems. (work items 18304, 16589)

Known Issues:

  • IFS filesystems detected, not supported.
  • Inaccessible scan not available for hikfat and hikfat_EHOME filesystems.
DVR Examiner Version 3.1.7 Released 2022-06-21

Bug Fixes:

  • Addressed issue with export report not including all selected export formats in the report. (work item 18047)
  • Addressed issue with DVR Examiner version not displaying on certain detection reports. (work item 17988)
  • Fixed error messaging when successfully submitting a profiler report. (work item 17943)

Known Issues:

  • IFS filesystems detected, not supported.
  • Inaccessible scan not available for hikfat and hikfat_EHOME filesystems.
DVR Examiner Version 3.1.6 Released 2022-06-01

New Features:

  • Implemented inaccessible scan for SHFL filesystem. (work item 16296)
  • Refactored IDENT filesystems to improve overall performance. (work items 16801, 16624, 16599, 17393, 17750)

Bug Fixes:

  • Addressed discrepancy between clip list date/time and preview screen date/time in certain RSF4_L filesystems. (work items 16580, 16586, 16618, 16589)
  • Addressed issue exporting certain clips from stream_db_rr_ac_E4 filesystems. (work items 16640, 17278)

Known Issues:

  • IFS filesystems detected, not supported.
  • Inaccessible scan not available for hikfat and hikfat_EHOME filesystems.
DVR Examiner Version 3.1.5 Released 2022-04-25

New Features:

  • Implemented Stream filesystem family variant Stream_db_I_e4. (work item 17368)
  • Updated logos, icons, and company references within the application to Magnet Forensics. (work item 16874)

Bug Fixes:

  • Addressed issue exporting certain clips in AVI format from PSF filesystems. (work item 16634)
  • Updated detections for Stream filesystems to address issues with preview and export of certain clips. (work item 16637)
  • Addressed issue with certain clips containing extraneous data when exporting in native format from DHFS_41 filesystems. (work item 16602, 16633)
  • Addressed issue where certain failed clips were not being reported on the export report for DHFS_41 filesystems. (work item 16633)
  • Addressed error when attempting to export a large number of clips from the clip list with RSF4_L filesystems. (work item 16639)
  • Addressed issue with certain clips from FIL_ASfm filesystems, exported as AVI files, playing back at an accelerated rate. (work item 11013)
  • Addressed issue with certain clips previewing and exporting partial images from HIK filesystems. (work item 11047)
  • Addressed issue returning certain clips from inaccessible scans of HIK filesystems. (work items 16642, 17317)
DVR Examiner Version 3.1.3 Released 2022-02-24

New Features:

  • Implemented ATS160037 as filesystem QVFS, commonly found in Rekor HD, VIDEOSTAR, OYN-X and InVid Tech branded DVRs. (work item 9056)
  • Updated frame type format for current frame when using preview function. (work item 10742)
  • Updated custom fields manager to only display available data types when selecting default values. (work item 10755)

Bug Fixes:

  • Addressed issue returning certain clips with short durations during inaccessible scan in Magic family (H2MB_dc, blue_dc, NVR_dc) filesystems. (work item 10601)
  • Addressed issue attempting to export a source that has become unavailable. (work item 10901)
  • Addressed high memory usage when scanning certain PSF filesystems. (work item 11051)
  • Addressed issue when attempting to add additional sources to a case when using a trial key. (work item 10893)
  • Addressed issue displaying the proper tab when attempting to undo changes. (work item 10866)
  • Addressed issue displaying user defined date and time settings throughout the application. (work item 10906)
  • Addressed unhandled exception error when attempting to scan certain stream_db_rr_ac_E4 filesystems. (work items 10764, 11010)
  • Addressed issue reporting status of certain failed clips during export jobs. (work item 11083)
  • Addressed issue exporting with certain Argus_JPG filesystems. (work item 11046)
  • Updated hierarchy display issue in the case explorer when adding items to a case. (work item 11033)
  • Addressed issue when modifying custom fields files in saved cases. (work item 11038)
  • Updated clip sort order in clip list report to reflect clip list sort order in application. (work item 10902)
  • Updated case name field in case details to allow no characters when field is active. (work item 10959)
DVR Examiner Version 3.1.2 Released 2022-02-08

New Features:

  • Added additional details included in Profiler Reports, including:
    • Identification of segmented files
    • DVR version number
    • Text field to include notes on your specific DVR
  • Updated error message when attempting to ‘Save’ or ‘Save As’ a case during an in-progress job.
  • Update workflow so that you can close the Export tab when an Export job is in progress without cancelling the Export. Added the ability to create and save custom fields throughout the application as well as reports.
  • Added the ability to create and save customized application layouts to configure the display based on how you work with DVR Examiner.
  • Added confirmation when closing preview and gallery preview tabs to prevent accidently closing the tab.
  • Included checkboxes within ‘Generate Reports’ and ‘Export’ screens for ease of use.
  • Added ability to include thumbnails in Export Report without first performing ‘Get Video Properties’ job.
  • Separated ‘Video Properties’ and ‘Export Media’ jobs from Post Scan Jobs menu.
  • Removed checkbox selection column from the Clip List.
  • Updated Welcome Screen labels for more intuitive startup experience.
  • Updated Date/Time Offset Manager layout.
  • Added option to carbon copy (cc) an email address when submitting in-application feedback.
  • Updated names of filesystem variants 20D_Slave and 60D_Slave to 20D_Secondary and 60D_Secondary.

Bug fixes:

  • Addressed an issue with previewing and exporting certain clips in RSF4_L filesystems (Bug 9422, 9444).
  • Addressed an issue generating certain clips during both accessible and inaccessible scans for RSF filesystems (Bug 10841, 10759).
  • Addressed an issue properly detecting certain DHFS_41 hard drives (Bug 10903).
  • Addressed an issue previewing and exporting clips in certain Stream filesystems (Bug 10595).
  • Addressed an issue causing DVR Examiner to crash when generating certain profiler reports (Bug 10674).
  • Addressed an issue with profiler reports not containing the detected filesystem name (Bug 10588).
  • Addressed an issue exporting certain clips in H2MB_dc filesystems (Bug 10731).

Known issues:

  • Inaccessible Scan is currently unavailable for HIKfat and HIKfat_EHOME filesystems.
DVR Examiner Version 3.1.0 Released 2021-11-16
New Features:

  • Implemented ATS160054 as filesystem variant PSF_MSBF, commonly found in certain Nuvico Easynet branded DVR’s. (work item 8834)
  • Implemented ability to save case and export files to network locations. (work item 9164)
  • Refactored HIK filesystem to improve overall performance. (work item 9322)
  • Added new case summary report. (work item 4600)
  • Added new detection report. (work item 9645)
  • Added new gallery report. (work item 4599)
  • Updated clip list report design. (work item 4598)
  • Updated audit log report design. (work item 4601)
  • Updated export report design. (work item 4597)
  • Reports added as a job in case explorer and case explorer details. (work item 9739)
  • Added new report generator in tools. (work item 9373)
  • Added new reports defualts feature in settings. (work item 9413)
  • Added new export defaults feature in settings. (work item 9414)
  • Added new agency defaults feature in settings. (work item 10080)
  • Updated reports generated in Excel to output in table format. (work items 4598, 4601, 4597)
  • Updated application to reflect DME/Magnet branding. (work item 9757)
  • Added the ability to move the location of a source file. (work item 9740)
  • Updated user experience program enrollment. (work items 9713, 10116)
  • Updated end user license agreement (EULA). (Work item 9759)
  • Updated timespan offset button description in date/time offset manager. (work tem 9716)
  • Updated user notification for non-valid case files. (work item 10132)
  • Added the option to run or cancel export report upon cancelling export job. (work item 10220)
  • Added in-application feedback feature in help menu. (work item 9702)

Bug Fixes:

  • Addressed issue with undocking tabs making modals unresponsive. (work item 9565)
  • Addressed issue with case details being recorded in the audit log. (work item 9507)
  • Addressed issue retrieving initial frames from certain clips in RSF4_L filesystems. (work item 9544)
  • Addressed issue retrieving partial frames from certain clips in SHFL filesystems. (work items 9500, 9764, 9762)
  • Addressed issue using jump back control when previewing certain clips in IDENT_E4 filesystems. (work item 9142)
  • Addressed issue with export of certain clips with some HIK filesystems. (work items 9178, 8877)
  • Addressed issue with source ID reporting with certain DHFS_41 filesystems. (work item 10226)
  • Addressed issue with export and preview of certain clips in some RSF4_L filesystems. (work item 9422)
  • Addressed issue reporting negative channel numbers fr certain clips in some RE4_MPEG filesystems. (work item 9509)

Known Issues:

  • Case summary report does not display images of devices when images are included in the case. (work item 10465)
  • Issue de-selecting auto scroll of clip list during export. (work item 10466)
  • Applied clip list column filters are removed if a individual clip offset is applied. (work item 10320)
DVR Examiner Version 3.0.7 Released 2021-08-30
Bug Fixes:

  • Addressed issue where Fil_Asfm filesystem is not correctly finding timestamps. (work item 9695)
  • Addressed issue where overwritten clips were appearing in the cliplist for RSF filesystems. (work item 9431)
  • Addressed issue previewing and exporting certain clips in RSF filesystems. (work items 9422, 9444, 9447, 9448)
  • Addressed issue with pausing an active scan job with many small clips in RSF filesystems. (work item 9385)
DVR Examiner Version 3.0.6 Released 2021-08-02
  • Addressed issue with clips being added to clip list during certain scan job circumstances. (work item 9387)
DVR Examiner Version 3.0.5 Released 2021-07-27
New Features:

  • Implemented ATS190014 to detect as Jesmay filesystem. Commonly found in certain Wire Path brand DVR’s (work item 9024)
  • Implemented ATS210003 as RSF4_Fat, commonly found in various unbranded DVR’s. (work item 9107)
  • Refactored RSF family of filesystems to improve overall performance. (work items 8717, 8518, 8878)
  • Refactored PSF family of filesystems to improve overall performance. (work item 5956)
  • Updated notifications and workflow when destination drive has insufficient capacity for completion of export job. (work items 9060, 8968)
  • Updated application settings to check for application updates at startup by default (work item 9030)

Bug Fixes:

  • Addressed issue with Enterprise Server log-in. (work item 8936)
  • Addressed issue with identifying the end of DHFS JPEG frames. (work item 8185, 9068)
  • Addressed issue with identifying clip sizes for filesystem strem_db_rr_ac_E4. (work item 9004)
  • Addressed unhandled exception error when exporting certain stream_db_rr_ac_E4 files. (work item 8948)
  • Addressed scan issue with Stream_DB_RR filesystems (work item 8891)
  • Addressed issue when performing tasks during an in progress scan job. (work items 9061, 9050)
  • Addressed issue recognizing certain segmented E01 files. (work items 9069, 9025)
  • Update error notifications for unknown clip sizes. (work item 9052, 9053)
  • Addressed issue with incorrect error notification when adding a new source to a new case from case explorer. (work item 9017)
  • Addressed artifacting on some Box_WH filesystem clips when previewing. (work items 3728, 8974)
  • Addressed clip list filter indicator not active when filter is set. (work item 8967)
  • Addressed issue with initiating a preview from clip list details panel. (work item 8963)
  • Addressed issue with exporting empty clips from the cliplist. (work item 9008)
  • Addressed issue with manually saving case during a case autosave.(work item 8678)
  • Addressed issue with entering incident details to an existing case. (work items 8954, 8955)
  • Addressed issue with null reference exception when scanning JPEG files. (work item 9101)
  • Addressed issue with user guide PDF diplaying within the application. (work item 8826)
  • Addressed issue with preview and export of certain SHFL filesystem clips. (work item 8976)
  • Addressed issue with preview of certain SHFL filesystem clips on the proper channel. (work item 9111)
  • Addressed issue with negative value being returned for certain SHFL filesystem frames. (work item 9040)
  • Addressed issue with using backspace when updating case name. (work item 9048)
  • Addressed issue with preview of certain Box_264 clips. (work item 3728)
  • Addressed issue with error handling for height and width on certian clips (work item 8185)
  • Addressed error when previewing a clip during a scan job. (work item 8893)
  • Addressed issue with links not working properly in export reports that have been copied or moved to different computer. (work item 8939)
  • Addressed issue with inaccessible scans in certain WFS filesystems. (work item 9302)
  • Addressed issue with clip frame sizes in certian clips in WFS filesystems. (work item 9106)
  • Addressed issue with preview jump back control. (work item 9142)
DVR Examiner Version 3.0.4 Released 2021-06-08
Bug Fixes:

  • Addressed an issue with auto saved cases found in release 3.0.3.
DVR Examiner Version 3.0.3 Released 2021-06-08
New Features:

  • Implemented RFS2 (ATS170086), commonly found in certain Samsung DVR’s, and added to the RFS family of filesystems.
  • Implemented Pictman_disksiz (ATS170070), commonly found in certain Q-See DVR’s, and added to the Pictman family of filesystems.
  • Refactored WFS family of filesystems to improve overall performance.
  • Refactored Stream family of filesystems to improve overall performance.
  • Refactored RFS family of filesystems to improve overall performance.
  • Updated notification of unavailable sources at opening of case file.

Bug Fixes:

  • Addressed installation error in log when opening a file by double clicking on file.
  • Addressed issue when attempting to open empty source files.
  • Addressed issue with filesystem IIDX adding unplayable clips to clip list.
  • Addressed issue with filesystem no_efi previewing large clips.
  • Addressed issue saving large saved cases (exceeding 2GiB).
  • Addressed issue with multi-channel time/date filtering.
  • Updated ignore indexes advanced feature to auto select inaccessible scan type when selected. The following known issue(s) were closed in this release because they were found to be due to a specific set of data or circumstance that does not affect the general userbase:
  • Known issue related to detection of Mirage_HiSi filesystems.
DVR Examiner Version 3.0.2 Released 2021-05-13
  • Addressed issue reading segmented raw image sources.
  • Addressed issue accessing physical disks on machines where DVR Examiner had not been previously installed.

New Features:

  • Improved case save features: * Added “save as” feature * Added the ability to choose a default case folder upon initial scan * Added case folder path link in case details
  • Refactored the Stream family of filesystems to address issues and improve overall performance.
  • Implementation of Jesmay filesystem commonly found in Digital View and unbranded DVR’s.

Bug Fixes:

  • Addressed known issue with small clips. Clips less than 256KB with no playable video will be excluded during scan. This restores the same behavior as prior 2.x releases.
  • Addressed known issue with detection of BOX_WH filesystems.
  • Addressed enterprise server licensing issues.
  • Addressed issue with the display of the total number of clips in specific circumstances.
  • Addressed issue with filesystem FIL_ASfm not displaying clips in the clip list correctly. The following known issue(s) were closed in this release because they were found to be due to a specific set of data or circumstance that does not affect the general userbase:
  • Known issue related to detection of Mirage_HiSi filesystems.
DVR Examiner Version 3.0.1 Released 2021-04-22
Bug Fixes:

  • Addressed issue reading segmented raw image sources.
  • Addressed issue accessing physical disks on machines where DVR Examiner had not been previously installed.
DVR Examiner Version 3.0.0 Released 2021-03-30
New Features:

  • Ability to include multiple sources in a single case.
  • Completely new user interface and user experience (UI/UX).
  • Improved case management, with the ability to create an entire case file within DVR Examiner, or bypass this option to quickly scan and export.
  • Expanded options for adding case and incident details.
  • Ability to add information for multiple locations and multiple devices.
  • New autosave feature which automatically saves case to the folder location selected.
  • New case explorer panel that includes drag and drop case hierarchy and right-click “quick add” feature for adding case components.
  • New case explorer details panel that includes information on job status, completed jobs, sources, supported source features and all case components.
  • New case summary tab for viewing case details, statistics and audit logs.
  • Redesigned clip list with capacity to support multiple sources.
  • New clip list filters with options to filter by date and time and/or clip attributes.
  • New clip list features for searching by clip ID, sorting by column, selecting and exporting clips.
  • Expanded options for including clip notes and tags.
  • Enhanced clip preview and gallery preview (frame by frame). New options and tools that include: case folder location selection, logo selection, gallery preview interval settings, logging options and licensing information.
  • New user’s manual with expanded search and video examples.
  • New architecture provides faster overall performance. Implementation of filesystem identified as SHFL commonly found in Provision branded and many unbranded DVRs.
  • Implementation of filesystem identified as A5 commonly found in Honeywell branded and many unbranded DVRs.
  • Implementation of filesystem variant DMD_0. Variant of DMD filesystem.

Known Issues:

  • Filesystems Mirage HiSi and Box_WH may not detect in current version.
  • Please contact DME Technical Support if you encounter this issue. Small clips (< 256 KB) which were excluded during scan in prior versions, because they do not contain playable video, may not be excluded in the current version.