The Foundry release Hiero 1.9

Hiero 1.9 has been released by The Foundry.


New features include:

  • PBO (Pixel Buffer Object) based texture uploads – decrease upload times from the RAM cache to the graphics card on Windows and Linux.
  • 3-channel, 10-bit dpx material handling improvements – increase RAM cache playback capacity and make upload times faster by up to 2X the previous version.
  • Allocated memory recycling – improves decode and rendering performance through more efficient use of cache space.
  • Audio video playback synchronisation – both in viewer and for SDI out audio video playback has been improved to give more accurate and aligned results.
  • Audio levels to match – accurate audio level monitoring with reduced clipping – check your speaker volume!