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Magnet Witness Changelog

Magnet Witness Update - 1.0.4 - 05/06/2024

Blink Cloud Camera Support

  • Added support for Blink branded cloud camera sources.
  • Use this feature to quickly and securely access clips from Blink devices.

Support for multi-file formats

  • Added support for video files that require multiple files to scan.
  • Added support for batch upload of video files by selecting a folder.
  • New settings tab for detection with exclusions for video files.

New filesystems and file formats

  • Refactored WFS, DHFS, Magic, and IFS filesystem families.
  • Implemented Watchdog filesystem (ATS170057).
  • Implemented the following video file formats:
    • FfAvfAvf001
    • FfAvdAvd001
    • FfNdvrDvr001
    • FfQvfsDav001
    • FfSsfSec001
    • FfPavs264Psf001
    • FfBox001

New and improved reports

  • Implemented new detection report and new playlist report.
  • Improved clip list and playlist reports to reflect the filter and sorting applied in the UI.
  • Added the ability to pick both report formats (PDF and Excel) in settings.

More new and updated features

  • Updated and improved the date/time picker control.
  • Improved job details by providing more detail on in-progress and completed jobs.
  • Improved logging and support tools by implementing sparse disk and expanding session log entries.
  • Improved clip list performance and item source management.
  • Added adjusted times to source details.
  • Refactored export job to ensure the export will continue even if an individual clips fails.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an exception that would occur when trying to preview a clip while running an analytics job. -MMP-234
  • Resolved an issue where the clip counts in the case summary did not match the case explorer unless the case was closed and re-opened. -MMP-242
  • Resolved an issue where frame count in the audit log did not match those in preview. -MMP-80
  • Fixed an exception that would occur when previewing cloud sourced clips during download. -MMP-128
  • Resolved an issue that would cause a crash when using a computer with certain older Nvidia ONNX GPUs. -MMA-217
  • Resolved an issue with Alt+M save frame hotkey not working. -MMP-109
  • Resolved an issue with sub-clips displaying in reverse chronological order in the clip list. -MMP-105
  • Resolved an issue with the Custom Export user-defined job name not being used for the associated export report. -MMP-102
  • Resolved an issue that caused the clip ID to always be reported as 0.0 in the Notes tab. -MMP-101
  • Resolved an issue with bookmarks not being listed under bookmarks option when filtering the clip list by clip attributes. -MMP-92
  • Resolved an issue with profilers generated for an unrecognised filesystem not containing a sparse disk. -MMP-88
  • Resolved an issue where collecting thumbnails from a playlist only displayed the last thumbnail. -MMP-84
  • Resolved an issue that occasionally caused the app to crash during export.
Magnet Witness Update - 1.3.0 - 16/04/2024

New and updated features

  • Magnet WITNESS now provides AI detection and auto-tagging of people and vehicles detected in a clip.
  • Updated cloud source authentication and improved error handling.
  • Photos and notes added to a device or location are now included in the Case Summary report.
  • Added the option to select both PDF and Excel formats in report settings.
  • Case Explorer tree order is now persistent after making customizations.
  • Updated logo, icons, and other UI elements.
  • Added support for the STFS filesystem (ATS210005).
  • Added support for the pic_mp4 file format (FF-pic_mp4).
  • Added support for the PSF file format (FF-UTPRAVIS-PSF-001).
  • Added support for the EVF2 file format (FF-OGMFECOR-ARY-001).
  • Added support for the FF-RSF-264-01 file format.

Fixed issues

  • Resolved an issue with sub-clips not receiving the date/time offset from the parent clip.
  • Resolved an issue where some UI text was not visible when using dark mode.
  • Resolved an issue where clip count wasn’t always updated after applying a clip list filter.
  • Resolved an issue with Arlo cloud camera scan producing an error if a filter was applied.
  • Resolved an issue where City, State, and Zip code for a location were not displayed on the Case Summary screen.
  • Resolved an issue with adding a new source to an imported case.
  • Resolved an issue with clip list visible clip count not being updated properly when data paging was applied to the clip list.
Magnet Witness Update - 1.2.0 - 07/03/2024

New and updated features

  • Magnet WITNESS now provides the ability to perform Clip Concatenation, allowing users to combine multiple clips into a single output file along with a report that documents the event and results.
  • Implemented improvements to export performance and cloud clip downloads.
  • Added a new Clear All Filters menu option to remove all column and advanced filters applied in the Clip list or Playlist.
  • Implemented several updates and additions to the Clip list, Playlist, and context menu options to improve efficiencies.
  • Added several new Keyboard Shortcuts.
  • Updated Global Offset Manager to be more user friendly.
  • Added the ability to select desired font size for date/time overlay in Preview tab.
  • Added the ability to add and select a logo image in Report Settings that will appear in the case and reports.
  • Added Date/Time Offset actions to audit log.
  • Added support for the PAV/PAVSP filesystem (ATS170091) commonly found in VMax and other branded and unbranded makes and models.
  • Added support for the Ss filesystem (ATS170077) commonly found in Samsung and other branded and unbranded makes and models.
  • Added support for the G2FDbMagic file format (FF-G2FDbMagic).
  • Added support for the Lua file format (FF-Lua).
  • Added support for Mirage_IVNET file format (FF-MIRAGE-EXE-001).
  • Added support for the BOX file format (FF-BOX).
  • Added support for the ef_mb file format (FF-ef_mb).
  • Implemented detection for the AVD_264 file format (FF-AVD_264).
  • Implemented detection for the XVW file format (FF-XVW).
  • Implemented detection for the IIDX_4PMC file format (FF-IIDX_4PMC).

Fixed issues

  • Resolved an issue where the Gallery Preview tab’s label displayed incorrect clip range when previewing multiple clips.
  • Resolved an issue preventing users from collecting thumbnails from clips in a playlist.
  • Resolved an issue where selecting an Excel report for Gallery Preview actually produced a PDF report instead.
  • Resolved an issue where Queue for Export was not reflected in the Clip list if it was selected from the Details panel.
  • Resolved an issue where Arlo clips were not displayed in the Clip list unless a filter was applied.
  • Resolved issue where current job name would disappear from the status bar.
  • Resolved issue where video format was not being displayed correctly in clip Details tab.
  • Resolved an issue with some ef_jpg filesystem sources getting an error when attempting to preview clips.
Magnet Witness Update - 1.1.0 - 31/01/2024

New and updated features

  • Magnet WITNESS will now identify detected, but not yet supported, video file formats.
  • If connected to the internet during the detection process, you can now submit a request for support directly within WITNESS for pending file formats and filesystems.
  • Default output format settings are now updated to include only MP4 by default. This change will not override existing settings on upgrade. We recommend using MP4 as your default output format.
  • Added the ability to delete a sub-clip.
  • Added additional actions to the audit log.
  • Added destination space checks when downloading cloud video, ingesting video files, and saving clips from the preview window.
  • Added support for the GAEA filesystem (ATS190031) commonly found in Vivotek, Telus, Alarm.com, and other branded and unbranded makes and models.
  • Added support for the RaySharp filesystem (ATS160058) commonly found in Cantonk, Zebronics, Stoic, and other branded and unbranded makes and models.
  • Added the ability to conduct an inaccessible scan for the RaySharp filesystem. Users can recover clips that may have been deleted, expired, or partially overwritten and are no longer exportable by the DVR.
  • Added the ability to export clips from the WFS filesystem in the native/proprietary format. This output format may contain audio recorded by the DVR.

Fixed issues

  • Resolved an issue where date/time offsets were not applying to Gallery Preview.
  • Resolved an issue where certain AVIs containing h.265 encoded frames were not playable. These clips will now play, however they may not play in all players. We recommend using MP4 output formats for the greatest compatibility.
  • Resolved an issue that caused memory issues during export.
  • Resolved an issue with XFS file systems that caused some scans to not return all clips.
  • Resolved an issue that caused WITNESS to fail to start.
Magnet Witness Update - 1.0.0 - 4/12/2023

New and updated features

  • The ingestion of native/proprietary video files exported from DVRs or other video recorders is now supported.
  • The ingestion of Open h264 and h265 AVI, MOV, and MP4 filtes from cell phones, body cameras, dash cameras, drones and other sources is now supported.
  • You can now acquire video and metadata directly from the Ring cloud video platform.
  • You can now acquire video and metadata directly from the Arlo cloud video platform.
  • Cases and case structure can now be created using the Case wizard.
  • Large amounts of video can now be easily managed using the Clip list page.
  • Large amounts of video can now be quickly triaged in the Gallery preview.
  • You can now review an incident from multiple cameras simultaneously using the Preview up to 4 clips feature.
  • You can now output video from a variety of sources into openly playable AVI, MOV, or MP4 formats.