Kaltura MediaSpace 5 and Kaltura Application Framework (KAF) Release Notes and Changelog

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Release Notes List

KMS Version

Date Released

Details

5.75.17

July 30, 2018

Details

5.74.30

July 8, 2018

Details

5.73.24

June 4, 2018

Details

5.72.10

May 7, 2018

Details

5.71.16

 April 9, 2018

Details

5.70.18

March 12, 2018

Details

5.69.19

February 12, 2018

Details

5.68.12

January 15, 2018

Details

5.67.17

December 18, 2017

Details

5.66.07

November 20, 2017

Details

5.65.12

October 23, 2017

Details

5.64.08

September 25, 2017

Details

5.63.15

August 28, 2017

Details

5.62.18

August 1, 2017

Details

5.61.29

July 3, 2017

Details

5.60.12

May 22, 2017

Details

Release notes for previous MediaSpace versions can be found here.

 

Version 5.75.17

These release notes pertain to Kaltura MediaSpace (KMS) and Kaltura Application Framework (KAF) version 5.75.17, released on July 30, 2018. 

What's New for KMS

  • New Search – The look and feel of the new search filters has been enhanced to better support accessibility features and to display better. (1) 

New Features & User Stories

ID#

Summary

KMS/KAF Related

PSVAMB-3012

When using Scheduling or Webcasting, admins can select whether to show the dates and times in the user's local time zone.  In the KMS admin page Application module , set the ‘useUserTimezone’ field to Yes.

KMS/KAF

KMS-14977

UI: Due to the automated translation (REACH), the amount of tags per entry has become very large. We have made visual changes to limit the amount of tags shown in My-Media.

KMS/KAF

KMS-17495

Text: Corrections were made to the KMS admin page in the Auth module.

KAF

Resolved Issues

ID#

Summary

KMS/KAF Related

KMS-18092

When choosing a quiz for a gradebook integration, the BSE page now filters media types to display only quiz, automatically.

KAF

SUP-14430SUP-14641

Webcast: We enabled the ability to change the webcast thumbnail of an event before it ends. In addition, admins can now set a default thumbnail for all webcast entries other than the Kaltura default thumbnail.

KMS/KAF

SUP-14633

The issue where users were idle on the site causing the session to expire in certain pages has been fixed.

KAF/KMS

SUP-14888

The issue where the Cielo24 transcript player plugin caused issues in playback has been fixed.

KMS/KAF

SUP-13251

The "Download locales" button on the admin page editor tab is now working properly in all browsers.

KMS/KAF

SUP-14388

The Dropdown list for channel managers and moderators now show as supposed to be.

KMS

SUP-12140

The text on the thumbnail for webcast entries has been shortened.

KMS/KAF

 

Coming Soon

Here is a sample of items to be released on our upcoming versions:

  • BSE Enhancements  We will be smoothing theworkflows and adding new capabilities.
  • Groups support – We are adding additional group capabilities in the KMS admin and in the ‘add user’ pop up.

References

(1) KMS-17906; KMS-18007; KMS-17266; KMS-17818; KMS-17919;

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Version 5.74.30

These release notes pertain to Kaltura MediaSpace (KMS) and Kaltura Application Framework (KAF) version 5.74.30, released on July 8, 2018. 

What's New for KMS

  • Revamped Search Engine – The new and improved Search includes additional new filters and search capabilities such as partial search, synonyms and more. The new search is now available on KMS and KAF.(1) 

    For more information please see:

  • KMS-KAF Interoperability – As the first phase in the larger effort implementation of KMS-KAF interoperability – we added the ability for end users to see where content is published outside the current application. If content is published to another KMS, LMS, or both, users will be able to see where else media is published.

    This new feature is available from the Categories module. Additional documentation will be added later. (2) 

New Features & User Stories

ID#

Summary

KMS/KAF Related

KMS-17601

Numbers Format Globalization – Added number format support per language. Since numbers can be formatted differently (e.g. where "." represents thousands instead of ",") we added support for the numbering per the locale chosen.

KMS/KAF

KMS-17140

New instances’ comments default - We have updated the new defaults for KMS/K

KMS/KAF

Resolved Issues 

ID#

Summary

KMS/KAF Related

KMS-17540

Text – A typo was fixed in the Styling module text

KMS

SUP-12846

Webcast – the Issue where the ampersand "&" character of a Webcast event does not render properly was fixed .

KMS/KAF

SUP-14202

The color black was added to the channel description text editor color selection.

KAF

 SUP-14444

Webcast – Changes were made to the embed code to differentiate between embed of a live entry and a VOD and add or remove the Q&A feature respectively.

KMS

SUP-11966 

UI – Made some changes to the titles of channels in the ‘Channels’ page, to show aligned left.

KMS

SUP-14596

The issue with access to the Media Gallery via the ‘appears in’ link has been fixed.

KAF

Coming Soon

Here is a sample of items to be released on our upcoming versions:

  • BSE Enhancements  We will be smoothing theworkflows and adding new capabilities.
  • Groups support – We are adding additional group capabilities in the KMS admin and in the ‘add user’ pop up.

References

(1) KMS-15925; (2) PSVAMB-2555;

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Version 5.73.24

These release notes pertain to Kaltura MediaSpace (KMS) and Kaltura Application Framework (KAF) version 5.73.24, released on June 4, 2018. 

What's New for KMS

  • Automatic Groups sync via SAML – A new feature has been added that allows the admins to setup KMS to map SAML groups to Kaltura groups.
    This is the first phase in the larger effort to add automatic and manual groups' management. Additional features are planned for later this year to enrich groups' capabilities in KMS and KAF.
    For more information see  the  Group Support in Kaltura Applications and Kaltura Groups FAQ(1) 

New Features & User Stories

ID#

Summary

KMS/KAF Related

KMS-14077

New instances’ players - We updated the default players that are loaded with new instances. While this is not relevant to existing instances, we do recommend all administrators to update KMS and KAF players to the latest versions using the KMC Universal Studio.

KMS/KAF

KMS-17595

New instances’ comments default - We have updated the new defaults for KMS/KAF instances to have time-based comments ON by default. While this change does not apply to existing instances, we do recommend turning on this great feature from the KMS/KAF admin page, under the Comments module.

KMS/KAF

Resolved Issues

ID#

Summary

KMS/KAF Related

KMS-17540

Text – A typo was fixed in the Styling module text

KMS

SUP-12846

Webcast – the Issue where the ampersand "&" character of a Webcast event does not render properly was fixed .

KMS/KAF

SUP-14176

Collaboration – When using the Media Change Owner feature an alert will pop up if the media is published in channels/galleries which the new owner is not entitled to. We have made the change to show ALL such categories, and not just the first few.

KMS

SUP-14181

Webcast – When a Webcast entry was published to moderated channel, only the live entry was approved, but not the VOD media. We have made the change so both entries are affected upon approval/rejection by the moderator.

KMS/KAF

SUP-11966 

UI – Made some changes to the titles of channels in the ‘Channels’ page, to show aligned left.

KMS

SUP-14409

Accessibility – In the KAF BSE page, we added to the “Select” button label, not just the name of the button, but also what media you are selecting.

KAF

SUP-14008

Playlists – Fixed the issue where if the “embedplaylist” module is turned off, users cannot delete their playlist.

KMS/KAF

Coming Soon

Here is a sample of items to be released on our upcoming versions:

  • SearchNew and enhanced search capabilities will be added to KMS and KAF. Enhanced filters, additional results information and support for custom metadata fields will be added with the new search.

References

(1) KMS-16579; 

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Version 5.72.10

These release notes pertain to Kaltura MediaSpace (KMS) and Kaltura Application Framework (KAF) version 5.72.10, released on May 7, 2018. 

What's New for KMS & KAF

  • Policy Controlled Features (1)  There are many changes in feature policy management that are rolling out across browsers vendors and have already taken affect in Chrome. These changes allow site authors to selectively enable and disable use of various browser features and APIs.
    One of the changes in the policy-controlled features include the ability to enable setting permissions for various attributes across contexts (iFrames), such as auto-play, encrypted media playback, use of camera and microphone and others.
    Kaltura is working to make sure that these changes are compatible with Kaltura products and has therefore implemented additional permissions to Kaltura iframe embeds

     

    More information can be found here. A list of features that will require explicit enabling can be found here 

    Resolved Issues   

    ID#

    Summary

    KMS/KAF Related

    KMS-17347

    SUP-13433

    Correct an issue when using custom CSS, the Styling module, and new UI, to allow them to work together. 

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-13116

    The issue where using wide images caused the channel logo to exceed the screen border was fixed

    KMS

    KMS-17128

    IVQ: We have set the order of the questions in the analytics to be presented according to the question appearance time and not the creation time.

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-11994

    UI - IE11: Display issues in IE11 on the channel analytics page have been corrected

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-12610 

    Shared repository – The green ‘published’ button icon has been fixed.

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-13695

    Shared Repository – adjusted the location of the Shared Repository custom fields.

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-14010

    When performing a channel import, users are now able to see more than 50 channels

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-14224

    The workflow of adding a Youtube entry to a channel was fixed

    KMS

    SUP-12831

    Made some adjustments to the unlisted media workflow. When Unlisted used with scheduling, and the entry is outside of the scheduling window, you will no longer be required to login 

    KMS

    SUP-13739

    We made some changes to the API of setting a flavor as source. This is relevant only in cases where the source is deleted, and you wish to use other flavors for the clipping and trimming features

    KMS/KAF

     

    SUP-12661 

    Fixed the ‘Published In’ indicator on the entry page, to show all the categories to which the video is published to. 

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-13559

    The issue with incorrect entry count in channels due to caching was resolved

    KMS/KAF

     

    Coming Soon

    Here is a sample of items to be released on our upcoming versions:

    • SearchNew and enhanced search capabilities will be added to KMS and KAF. Enhanced filters, additional results information and support for custom metadata fields will be added with the new search

    Other items that we are secretly working on are more IVQ accessibility additions, new Reach capabilities, and more in the Kaltura Video Editing Tool department.  

    References

    (1) SUP-13974;

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    Version 5.71.16

    These release notes pertain to Kaltura MediaSpace (KMS) and Kaltura Application Framework (KAF) version 5.71.16, released on April 9, 2018. 

    What's New for KMS

    • Responsive embed – Users can grab responsive embed code that enables the embedded player to resize according to the browser’s dimensions. The embedResponsiveness field in the Embed module should be used to configure this feature. (1)
    • Multi-Auth – We added the “logout” URL in the KMS admin ‘AUTH’ module; Just in case you can’t find it in the Multi-Auth guides (2)

    What's New for KMS & KAF

    • Interactive Video Quiz  Admins can configure the new Quiz options using the enableQuestionsV2  and allowedRolesQuiz in the Quiz Module. For more information see the Kaltura Interactive Video Quizzes Administrator's Guide.
    • Player Accessibility  Additional changes to support accessibility standards for the player have been implemented: 
      • Testing and adjusting screen reader support for Chapters and Slides has been implemented (3)
      • Verified that the keyboard focus does not change location when in a dialog screen (4)

    New Features & User Stories

    ID#

    Summary

    KMS/KAF Related

    KMS-16706

    Security – jQuery was upgraded to the most recent version

    KMS/KAF

    PSVAMB-245

    A confirmation pop up option was added for moderation approval/reject workflow in the Categorymoderation and Channelmoderation Modules

    KMS/KAF

     Resolved Issues   

    ID#

    Summary

    KMS/KAF Related

    PSVAMB-2456

    When using the new KMS logo upload feature, images are only displayed in the KMC

    KMS

    SUP-13116

    The channel analytics are now consistent when considering the current owner of the content vs the original uploader

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-12432

    A live entry’s VOD can now be downloaded from the Download module, in addition to the existing player download capability

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-13907

    On-Prem only – You can now change entries from Private to Unlisted in bulk

    KMS

    SUP-13652 

    The entry's description now displays correctly when using a special combination of characters.

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-13695

    The Kaltura Video Editing Tools now loads properly for users that contain an apostrophe in their last name.

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-12256

    It is now possible to copy/paste the caption's label when uploading a new caption file to a video

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-13247

    The Custom favicon will now show in the login page even when Anonymous Users are not allowed

    KMS

     

    Coming Soon

    Here is a sample of items to be released on our upcoming versions:

    • SearchNew and enhanced search capabilities will be added to KMS and KAF. Enhanced filters, additional results information and support for custom metadata fields will be added with the new search

    References

    (1) PSVAMB-1654; (2) KMS-17181; (3) FEV-155; (4) FEV-152; 

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    Version 5.70.18 

    These release notes pertain to Kaltura MediaSpace (KMS) and Kaltura Application Framework (KAF) version 5.70.18, released on March 12, 2018. 

    What's New for KMS

    • Multi-Authentication - KMS provides support for the following types of authentication methods: LDAP, SAML, SSO Gateway, and Kaltura authentication. Until now, only one type of authentication method was supported, and combinations of the different types of authentication methods were not available. KMS is now able to support multiple types and combinations of authentication methods and allow users to login through different authentication methods. A common use case for example, is for external users, who do not have the same access as internal users. With this new feature, external users may login with LDAP credentials, and internal users with SAML credentials. Read more about it in the article Authenticating Using Multiple Authentication Providers to Access Kaltura MediaSpace see the  Kaltura MediaSpace Setup Guide for setup instructions.. (1)

    New Features & User Stories

    ID#

    Summary

    KMS/KAF Related

    KMS-16627

    KMS Admin - The collapse mechanism was added in the KMS Admin Console to allow a more organized work area.

    KMS/KAF

    KMS-14976

    Share - When the hidden ‘default entitlement enforcement’ flag is turned on, the Facebook and Twitter modules are now able to use the Share feature.

    KMS

    KMS-16938

    Accessibility - Adjustments and improvements have been made to the contrast button

    KMS

    PSVAMB-1819

    KMS Admin - The KMS Admin now allows the admins to upload a file to setup the KMS header logo image, and not just a through URL.

    KMS

     

    Resolved Issues   

    ID#

    Summary

    KMS/KAF Related

    KMS-16923

    KMS Admin – The Backup Configuration button 'Last configuration save date' is now working properly.

    KMS/KAF

    KMS-16986

    Custom Data – Support has been added for the URL patterns in the 'text' custom metadata of type ‘Multiple Text’.

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-12446

    Embed – Additional URL parameters are now working with the playlist player embed.

    KMS

    SUP-11759

    KS-based KAF (e.g. Jive) - Fixed the Share Repository (SR) behavior within BSE through the "allowSharedRepository" privilege.

    KAF

    SUP-12955 

    V2UI – The thumbnail display issue on iOS Mobile Browser in the Pending tab was fixed.

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-13433

    V2UI –The issue where applying the new Styling Module conflicts with V2UI due to access control was fixed.

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-11657

    V2UI – The thumbnail hover effect on the channel playlists has been removed.

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-12137

    V2UI – In some browser dimensions (width off 1897px), Media Gallery shifted to the right when V2UI is enabled in KAF has been fixed.

    KAF

    SUP-13296

    The issue where a large gallery tree slowed the KMS page load has been fixed.

    KMS

     

    Coming Soon

    Here is a sample of items to be released on our upcoming versions:

    • SearchNew and enhanced search capabilities will be added to KMS and KAF. Enhanced filters, additional results information and support for custom metadata fields will be added with the new search

    References

    (1) KMS-14698;

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    Version 5.69.19

    These release notes pertain to Kaltura MediaSpace (KMS) and Kaltura Application Framework (KAF) version 5.69.19, released on February 12, 2018. 

    What's New for KMS

    • Entry Design - We have added the ability to customize the look and feel of each individual entry. Design features for example are choosing different player, background color, logo, and more. (1) For more information see Customizing the Media Entry Display for Kaltura MediaSpace Entries.
    • Accessibility – More? Yes! We are adding additional support for accessibility on the new UI for screen reader, enhanced contrast support and more. See the New Features section for more information.

    What's New for KMS and KAF

    New Features & User Stories

    ID#

    Summary

    KMS/KAF Related

    KMS-16597 / KMS-16811

    Accessibility - Contrast button now adjusts the Carousel color, to support the text on it.

    KMS

    KMS-16598

    Accessibility - Added missing focus on several elements 

    KMS/KAF

    KMS-16599

    Accessibility - Contrast button is now visible when using a dark style

    KMS

    KMS-16600

    Accessibility - Buttons which were not fully interpret by the screen reader are now readable

    KMS/KAF

    KMS-16601 / KMS-16753

    Accessibility – Adjusted the order of tabbing between buttons when using the keyboard to navigate

    KMS/KAF

    KMS-13688

    Added support for URL patterns in KMS 'text' custom metadata

    KMS/KAF

     

    Resolved Issues   

    ID#

    Summary

    KMS/KAF Related

    SUP-13066 Changes to the styling module to allow a faster load of the module KMS/KAF
    SUP-13308 Fixed the channels’ Subscribe button to work in IE 11  KMS
    SUP-11758 Adjustments to the captions search results, to provide a more accurate “just to video” experience KMS/KAF
    SUP-13073 Allowing a large file upload (more than 10GB) when the admin set a short session life time for KMS KMS
    SUP-12682  Added support for the single quotation mark character in text when using the add collaboration workflow KMS/KAF
    SUP-12504 Download button is now available on tablet dimensions KMS/KAF
    SUP-12258 Share using ‘Copy URL’ is now available in tablet and mobile view KMS
    SUP-12591 Adjusted the ‘share video via email’ workflow to allow a better display of the entry’s description KMS
    SUP-11811 Rich text can be added and displayed for the channel’s description KMS

      

    Coming Soon

    Here is a sample of items to be released on our upcoming versions:

    • SearchNew and enhanced search capabilities will be added to KMS and KAF. Enhanced filters, additional results information and support for custom metadata fields will be added with the new search

    References

    (1) KMS-16666; (2) KMS-16825

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    Version 5.68.12

    These release notes pertain to Kaltura MediaSpace (KMS) and Kaltura Application Framework (KAF) version 5.68.12, released on January 11, 2018. 

    What's New for KAF

    • Kaltura Video Editing Tools - The Clip and Trim features are replaced with the new Kaltura Video Editing Tools.  As part of the efforts to remove Flash from KMS and KAF, the new Kaltura Video Editing Tools will be not just the home of the Clip and Trim, but also for the Quiz, and future video editing capabilities (such as chop and splice – a true Ninja).(1) For more information see Kaltura Video Editing Tools - User Guide.
    • Removed Features - As part of moving  along with the advance of technology, and as most browsers have removed support for Java and Flash, we have retired the Java based Kaltura Screen Recorder (KSR) which was replaced with CaptureSpace (2). Another feature that was retired is the Flash based Video Presentation which was replaced with the in-player chapters capabilities (3).The announcement to stop supporting these two features was around the end of 2016, and a migration effort took place for the Video Presentation feature. Onwards and Upwards!
    • Webcast - For you webcast users, we are making some adjustments, and from now on, the archived videos from the webcast application will show up in KMS/KAF, and not just in the KMC. (4) Read more in the Kaltura Webcasting Release Notes Page
    • Accessibility - More? Yes, we are constantly adding more and more accessibility features and support to our new UI. Adding any missing keyboard focus, making sure that each element is reachable by tabbing, screen reader support for all elements, and contrast. (5)

    New Features & User Stories

    ID#

    Summary

    KMS/KAF Related

    KMS-16149

    It is now possible to add KMS-Go translation files through the Language Module in KMS.

    KMS

    KMS-14066

    Accessibility – We have adjusted the contrast button to work with the v2UI.

    KMS

    KMS-16064

    LTI – We have added support for the existing LTI’s Content Item Message to return the "data" parameter if applicable.

    KAF

     

    Resolved Issues  

    ID#

    Summary

    KMS/KAF Related

    KMS-16037

    v2UI– Fixed the color of text in the headerMenu when using the KMS dark header style. 

    KMS

    SUP-11786

    IE - The ‘Channel Edit’ icon on the channel thumbnails is now available in 'My Channels' page. 

    KMS

    SUP-13063

    IE - The Home page carousel no longer appears blurry in IE11.

    KMS

    SUP-11586

    REACH - We made some adjustments to the caption requests table, to make it more responsive. 

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-11794

    v2UI – Switching HeaderStyle color between light/dark will now also affect the vertical menu color to the relative color. 

    KMS

    SUP-11573

    v2UI - A small visual change has been implemented to remove some redundant spaces in the entry view page. 

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-13056

    We set the upload mechanism to keep long uploads safe even if the user’s login session has expired. This will allow users to upload files even if the admin set a shorter session life.

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-11811

    We changed the rich text in the Channel Description to display in plain view, and not just when clicking the “Read More”.

    KMS

     

    Coming Soon

    Here is a sample of items to be released on our upcoming versions:

    1. SearchNew and enhanced search capabilities will be added to KMS and KAF. Enhanced filters, additional results information and support for custom metadata fields will be added with the new search.
    2. Entry Design. We are intending on adding the ability to customize the look and feel of each individual entry, for example, different players, background color, logo, and more. 

    References

    (1) KMS-15892; (2) KMS-15003; (3) KMS-15319; (4) KMS-12010; (5) KMS-15034;

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    Version 5.67.17

    These release notes pertain to Kaltura MediaSpace (KMS) and Kaltura Application Framework (KAF) version 5.67.17, released on December 18, 2017. 

    What's New for KAF

    • KAF/Brightspace –  As we are working on adding the Gradebook capabilties to Brightspace, you will see some changes as in KMS-16126. This is a change to the LTI XML that KAF sends to the LMSs. Since this is just an add on, the change will not be seen on the LMS until we add the gradebook capabilties..(1)

    New Features & User Stories

    ID#

    Summary

    KMS/KAF Related

    PSVAMB-425

    We added the "Download Action" analytics in the Download Module.

    KMS/KAF

    KMS-15956

    The Kaltura Webcasting download link has been updated to the Kaltura Webcasting version.

    KMS

    KMS-16126

    The KAF xmlns have been updated to send a newer XML. 

    KAF

     

    Resolved Issues  

    ID#

    Summary

    KMS/KAF Related

    KMS-16036

    History - The History Page display (number of entries displayed) issue has been resolved.

    KMS

    KMS-16150

    The Warning message on the "Upload media" page that appeared between buttons now displays correctly.

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-12182

    Changed the Disclaimer Module so the custom data is set to 'False' automatically.

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-12717

    The issue when filtering "All Media" in table view has been fixed.

    KMS

    SUP-12410

    The issue that caused a delayed response in the  Blackboard's My Media Edit page has been resolved.

    KAF

    SUP-12440

    The icon in the channel's analytics page has been changed.

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-12381

    LDAP authentication no longer fails when the Auth Module is saved without the tlsCipherSuite.

    KMS

    SUP-11540

    The Flashvars from Secure Embed URL have been removed so the KMS modules can dynamically add them.

    KMS

    SUP-11468

    Added support for special characters (& Ampersand) in username

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-11633

    UI: The Channel banner in IE is now blurred, and Description and Tags are legible.

    KMS

     

    Coming Soon

    Here is a sample of items to be released on our upcoming versions:

    1. Kaltura Video Editing Tools. (Limited availability) Clip and Trim will be replaced with new Kaltura Video Editing Tools. As part of the efforts to remove Flash from KMS and KAF, the new Kaltura Video Editing Tools will be not just the home of the Clip and Trim, but also for the Quiz, and additional video editing capabilities (such as chop and splice – a true Ninja). Try the new editor out at our demo KMS page. For more information see Kaltura Video Editing Tools - User Guide.
    2. SearchNew and enhanced search capabilities will be added to KMS and KAF. Enhanced filters, additional results information and support for custom metadata fields will be added with the new search.

    References

    (1) KMS-16126; 

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    Version 5.66.07

    These release notes pertain to Kaltura MediaSpace (KMS) and Kaltura Application Framework (KAF) version 5.66.07, released on November 20, 2017. 

    What's New for both KMS and KAF

    • Styling Module –  now available for the new UI. The Styling module can be used to change the look and feel of your KMS/KAF, preview it, and share your creation with other admins prior to launching it to all users. There is no need for previous knowledge of CSS.
      For more information, see the Kaltura MediaSpace Setup Guide or login to the KMS/KAF admin page, enable the Styling Module (at no risk), and see the information tab within the styling editor page.(1)
    • Accessibility on IVQ & Player - Making additional changes to support the accessibility standards, we made some changes to the IVQ and player. Please see the player and IVQ release notes for additional information. (2)

    Resolved Issues

    ID#

    Summary

    KMS/KAF Related

    SUP-11743

    KMS Backend – The issue when selecting "unsubscribe" that removed the user subscription and retained the user object has been fixed. 

    KMS/KAF

    KMS-14624

    The Kaltura logo on the imageEntry module (if enabled) is properly updated.

    KMS/KAF

    KMS-15836

    LMS Caliper – An issue in the Caliper code regarding the My Media analytics has been resolved.

    KAF

    KMS-12336

    Disclaimer Module – An application error that occurred when the "agreeRequired" field was used was fixed.

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-10584

    The caption's label name, for extra long names is now displaying correclty.  

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-11747

    Webcast - The issue that caused an error when trimming a webcast VOD entry has been fixed.

    KMS

    SUP-11749

    The erroneous text that displayed in the channel analytics has been corrected.

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-11875

    Sharing an entry by Email no longer removes the HTML ‘<br>’ tags.

    KMS

    SUP-11881

    You can now use copy-paste chapter information. 

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-11959

    The error that occurred when searching and filtering on the My Media search in the v1 UI has been fixed.

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-12002

    Disclaimer Module – The Disclaimer message no longer overlaps the Delete Entry button.

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-12200

    You can now add a collaborator after uploading as well as during uploading an entry.

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-12389

    Additional security for cross-site scripting (XSS) has been added.

    KMS

    SUP-12531

    Secure embed links are no longer accessible anonymously.

    KMS

    SUP-12569

    The issue with the secure embed links (see SUP-12531) has been fixed. Embedded playlists are now playing as expected with the correct implementation anonymous users and for an already-authenticated users.

    KMS

    Coming Soon

    Here is a sample of items to be released on our upcoming versions:

    1. Kaltura Video Editing Tools. (Limited availability) Clip and Trim will be replaced with new Kaltura Video Editing Tools. As part of the efforts to remove Flash from KMS and KAF, the new Kaltura Video Editing Tools will be not just the home of the Clip and Trim, but also for the Quiz, and additional video editing capabilities (such as chop and splice – a true Ninja). Try the new editor out at our demo KMS page. For more information see Kaltura Video Editing Tools - User Guide
    2. SearchNew and enhanced search capabilities will be added to KMS and KAF. Enhanced filters, additional results information and support for custom metadata fields will be added with the new search.

    References

    (1) PSVAMB-97; (2) FEV-61;

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    Version 5.65.12

    These release notes pertain to Kaltura MediaSpace (KMS) and Kaltura Application Framework (KAF) version 5.65.12, released on October 23, 2017. 

    What's New for both KMS and KAF

    • KMS Admin – As an admin, you will now be able to download the list of all KMS/KAF users. (1)
    • IVQ Localizations - Learn how to change the language for IVQ text in this guide. In addition, the IVQ player texts are now translated to all basic languages - see the list of supported languages here. This means that changes to the KMS/KAF language will automatically change the IVQ language as well. 
    • IVQ Customization Find CSS examples and a guide on how to change colors, fonts, and the general theme of the quiz in the IVQ page.

    What's New in KAF

    • KAF Analytics - Caliper – The new Caliper integration is getting a new boost. You can now send the Caliper events and details directly to your LRS (assuming it is supported) if your LMS does not have Caliper support yet. Fill in the 3 fields and you are good to go. (2)

    Resolved Issues

    ID#

    Summary

    KMS/KAF Related

    SUP-11780

    Player – on the player version 2.57 and above, the chapter scroll is not working when using the bar. The mouse scroll is working properly. Fixed on player version 2.61.

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-11687

    Webcast - When creating a new webcast event, the Disclaimer module text (when enabled) no longer covers some of the text. 

    KMS

    SUP-11612

    IVQ – A new quiz now retains the the co-editor as the owner when the co-editor created the quiz from the video.

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-11864

    KMS – Bulk approval of entries is now working in channels. 

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-11800

    Adjusting the channel/gallery embed modules, now woks and allows the embed override by the admin when using secure embed.

    KMS

    KMS-15574 

    KMS Admin – The problem with the Mask Cielo24 account password in the KMS admin module has been fixed.

    KMS/KAF

    KMS-15415 

    KMS Admin – Only admins can see the KMS version.

    KMS

    Known Issues

    ID#

    Summary

    KMS/KAF Related

    SUP-11743

    KMS BE – The issues when selecting "unsubscribe" that removed the user subscription,and retained the user object has been fixed. 

    KMS/KAF

     

    Coming Soon

    Here is a sample of items to be released on our upcoming versions:

    1. Kaltura Video Editing Tools. (Limited availability) Clip and Trim will be replaced within this new Kaltura Video Editing Tools. As part of the efforts to remove Flash from KMS and KAF, the new editing tools will be not just the home of the Clip and Trim, but also for the Quiz, and additional video editing capabilities (such as chop and splice – a true Ninja).
    2. SearchNew and enhanced search capabilities will be added to KMS and KAF. Enhanced filters, additional results information and support for custom metadata fields will be added with the new search.

    References

    (1) KMS-14135; (2) KMS-15189;

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    Version 5.64.08

    These release notes pertain to Kaltura MediaSpace (KMS) version 5.64.08, released on September 25, 2017. 

    What's New for both KMS and KAF

    • Save indicator – When saving a video’s content after upload, the indicator will now show both on the top and the bottom of the upload page, to make sure you know the media is saved. (1)

    What's New in KAF

    • Search Capabilities – We have made some changes to the Canvas xml creation page. Only relevant to new installations. (2)

    Resolved Issues

    ID#

    Summary

    KMS/KAF Related

    KMS-14043

    The "back" button does not respond to language change

    KAF

    KMS-15227 

    Quiz preview modal appears in offset and not centered.

    KMS/KAF

    KMS-15168 

    Accessibility – Added Missing ARIA labels to buttons.

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-11357 

    Browser zoom change causes Webcasting info to overlap. 

    KMS

    SUP-10311

    When importing Media Gallery with KAF/Canvas, only a small list of courses is displayed.

    KAF

    KMS-15359

    Creating a new channel playlist throws the window to the right.

    KMS

    SUP-11783 

    Add support for MXF file type. 

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-11973 

    History module will not function if no playlist were ever created in the home page

    KMS

    SUP-11720 

    Login produces endless loop if attribute is missing for the user

    KMS

    SUP-11804

    Channel display two thumbnails rows instead of three'.

    KMS

    SUP-11360

    Thumbnail disappears on dual screen player when using audio entry

    KMS/KAF

    KMS-15096 

    Self-signed SSL certificate prevents webcasting desktop app to launch 

    KMS

    Known Limitations

    ID#

    Summary

    KMS/KAF Related

    KMS-15169 

    Filters button expands when combining 2 different filters.

    KMS/KAF

    KMS-15327 

    The 'Delete Entry' button is on top of the disclamer message.

    KAF

     

    What's Next

    Here is a sample of items to be released on our next version (5.65.x):

    1. Kaltura Video Editing Tools. Clip and Trim will be replaced with the new Kaltura Video Editing Tools. This is the last effort of removing Flash from KMS and KAF, the new Kaltura Editing Tools will be not just the home of the Clip and Trim, but also for the Quiz, and more video editing capabilities.
    2. IVQ customization and localizations. We will have the quiz translated into our default languages, and will show how to change the language for your player. For customization, we will provide a CSS with example and guide on how to change color, fonts, and the general theme of the quiz.

    References

    (1) KMS-15191(2) KMS-14111;

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    Version 5.63.15

    These release notes pertain to Kaltura MediaSpace (KMS) version 5.63.15, released on August 28, 2017. 

    What's New for both KMS and KAF

    • Test the New UI – This new feature will allow the admin to preview how KMS will look with the new UI, without turning on the V2ui module for all users.  To use the feature, login to the KMS/KAF admin, navigate to the V2ui module and follow the on-page instructions. (1)

    • Accessibility Improvments – The missing label and area tags for screen readers were added, and the ordering of content in the tabbing and screen readers is logical. Adjustmnets were also made to the contrast button. (2)

    What's New in KMS

    • Search Capabilities – A preview of the upcoming search efforts planned for this year are introduced in this release.  You can search through KMS directly from the KMS URL using a ‘tab’. (3)
    • Additional SAML Admin Improvements – Improvements for the technical team setting up their SAML integration have been made. Support for a larger metadata XML has been added. XML with mixed IDP and SP for the automatic metadataMode is supported. (4)
    • Accessibility Improvements – The "Skip to content" link in the KMS header was added that allows you to skip all the galleries and header menu items and go directly to the content. (5)

    Resolved Issues

    ID#

    Summary

    KMS/KAF Related

    SUP-11541

    SUP-11745

    Due to a limitation with the Channel Playlist Magnifying Effect on IE (where the thumbnail becomes larger on hover), we removed the magnifying effect in IE only. 

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-11392 

    The issue where you could not add an image for the second presenter in Webcasting has been fixed.

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-11483 

    Secure share module – You can now remove allowed addresses in bulk.

    KMS

    SUP-11357 

    The Comment icon is now working properly and directed to the Comments tab. 

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-11346

    The erroneous "Corrupted Media" label no longer appears on a working Webcast entry.

    KMS

    SUP-8634

    Firefox – You can now add the second question when creating an interactive video quiz.

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-11480 

    The issue that caused Webcasting info to display incorrectly on various zoom sizes in various browsers has been fixed. 

    KMS

    SUP-11347 

    The erroneous label "Starting Soon" that was presented on a Webcast entry although the event ended has been fixed.

    KMS

    KMS-14822 

    The KMS carousel arrows are now working properly. 

    KMS

    KMS-14983

    The channel poster moves lower on the page after clicking 'show details'.

    KMS

    KMS-14827

    The player is now refreshed automatically on the Edit Entry page. as it should be when conversion is finished.

    KMS/KAF

    KMS-14708 

    In the Channel information bar, the user dropdown is now displayed properly.

    KMS

    KMS-14509 

    When enabling the new UI on KAF, the BSE (Browse Search & Embed) player is displayed porperly and no longer displays with a scroll bar.

    KAF

    REACH-167

    The issue that caused users with ‘allowEdit’ permission not to be able to see the "Caption Requests" link, even though ‘allowView’ permission was been granted to them has been fixed

    KMS/KAF

    REACH-161

    You can now order captions for Webcast type entries.

    KMS/KAF

    REACH-156

     A co-editor can now view the caption requests list. 

    KMS/K

    Known Limitations

    ID#

    Summary

    KMS/KAF Related

    KMS-13879

    Accessibility - Contrast – The ‘Loading’ text should be accessible.

    KMS

    KMS-14954

    The 'Delete Entry' button is on top of the disclamer message.

    KMS

     

    References

    (1) KMS-14891(2) KMS-13406(3) KMS-14890(4) KMS-14098(5) KMS-14784;

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    Version 5.62.18

    These release notes pertain to Kaltura MediaSpace (KMS) version 5.62.18, released on August 1, 2017. 

    What's New for both KMS and KAF:

    • My History and Resume Playback – This new feature will take you to where you left off the last time you watched a video, and let you continue from the same place, from every device.
      For information on how to use this feature, see the Kaltura My History and Resume Playback article. This feature is enabled and configured in the History module by your admin. Admins can refer the Kaltura History Module - Administrator's Guide for instructions on how to setup and configure this feature. (1)
    • New UI - The newly released theme (v2 UI) just keeps getting better and better. We made some adjustments to whitespaces to make it look just right. We've moved a few icon's positions and aligned some of the text to make the new theme shine.(2)

    What's New in KMS:

    • My History Page – If you were wondering what you watched last, and where is that video you started watching a week ago, the new 'My History' page is now available in KMS.
      The History module allows end users to reach the “My History” page in KMS and watch their viewing history. (1)
    • Recently Watched and Continue Watching Playlists – New on the Home page, 2 playlists that can be turned on to show each user the recent videos they watched (taken from the My History page), or what the user started watching and might want to continue watching. (1)
      Enable these 2 playlists from the History Module, and then set them on the Home Module. 
    • SAML Admin Improvements – With the changes introduced last release to LDAP and SAML in KMS, we are adding some additional items for the SAML module in the effort of introducing self-serve authentication setup capabilities. One of the new changes, is the new SAML AuthNAdapter in the AUTH module. We also added a log map to allow troubelshooting the login after setup.(3)
      See the Kaltura MediaSpace™ SAML Integration Guide Troubleshooting section for additional information. 

    Resolved Issues

    ID#

    Summary

    KMS/KAF Related

    KMS-14123

    Timeline feature - the Upload Deck image/button has been resized.

    KMS/KAF

    KMS-14529

    In the Kaltura CaptureSpace page - the link to the Kaltura CaptureSpace User Manual now operns in a new window.

    KMS/KAF

    KMS-14582

    Changes have been made to the entriesSource field in the Channel Playlists admin module.

    KMS/KAF

    KMS-14553

    The Kaltura Logo and player bar in embed images has been fixed.

    KMS/KAF

    KMS-14623

    The KMS Admin page favicon logo has been replaced with a new logo.

    KMS/KAF

    KMS-14504

    The Kaltura logo within Canvas has been changed.

     KAF

    KMS-14727

    Accessibility - The link text has been modified to be more intuitive.

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-11261

    The carousel does not blur the image on IE with the new UI.

    KMS

    SUP-11534

    New filtering with 5 columns now allows for more intuitive filtering.

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-11517

    The ViewerRole no longer gets "application Error 500" in the My playlists page.

    KMS

    SUP-11102

    The tag icons no longer disappear when scrolling the search results.

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-9842

    In the Building Block for Blackboard. the problem when Copying a Course has been fixed and the Media Gallery content is copied. 

    KAF

    SUP-11145

    The text definition of an open channel when creating new channel has been replaced

    KMS

    SUP-11115

    The Canvas discussion Mashup Tool embed is now working.

    KAF

    SUP-10600

    When changing the language via the Sakai LMS, the KAF elements (My Media and Media gallery) are changed as well.

    KAF

    SUP-10591

    The Pound (#) character in Channel's name now allows you to save changes to the channel.

    KMS

    SUP-10213

    Media Upload workflow - The Drag and Drop feature no longer causes the media to be uploaded several times.

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-11391

    Entry Publish Page - The checkbox now  appears for eligible categories when the number of private/restricted galleries is greater than 500.

    KMS

    SUP-10987

    Embedplaylist - Using secureEmbed together with allowAnonymous has been fixed and autoRedirect now works properly.

    KMS

    SUP-11423

    The Jive Extension on Internet Explorer has been fixed and no longer falls back to the old KSU uploader in the BSE.

    KAF

    SUP-11545

    In a channel using UIv2 and IE11, the drop down of names is invisible

    KMS

    SUP-11326

    Download feature – the cache time on the flavors is long. If a user tries to download before the flavors are ready, the response will be cached for 30min.

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-11344

    KMS Search - When searching a letter, the results come back with the owner as a link VS when searching a full word, the results come back with the owner in simple text.

    KMS

    SUP-10707

    In the analytics dashboard, when moving to a different tab and navigating back to the dashboard tab, and selecting a different timeframe, the analytics results disappear.

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-10972

    Player progress bar in Chrome – when pausing and dragging the progress bar indicator outside of the player, the indicator “stick” to the mouse until another click.

    KMS/KAF

    SUP-11128

    Webcasting – when inviting attendees only the event name and description appear. 

    KMS

    SUP-11397

    Cache issue in content that existing in the open gallery and related public channel sends users to login.

    KMS

    SUP-10659

    When KMS uses Access control - Quiz Editor will produce “We're sorry, this content is only available on certain domains.”

    KMS

    SUP-11336

    Ownership of a live entry changes to a random co-editor while broadcasting.

    KMS/KAF

    KMS-14823

    (Out of cycle fix) BSE – In Canvas, user of type student cannot use the BSE in Canvas group or announcement.

    KAF (Canvas)

    SUP-11688

    (Out of cycle fix) In KMS with SAML/Shibboleth authentication - users are unable to login to MediaSpace.

    KMS

    SUP-11391

    (Out of cycle fix) Entry Publish Page - Checkbox does not appear for eligible categories when # of private/restricted galleries larger than 500

    KMS

    Known Limitations

    ID#

    Summary

    KMS/KAF Related

    KMS-13879

    Accessibility - Contrast – The ‘Loading’ text should be accessible.

    KMS

      

    References

    (1) KMS-13640(2) KMS-13816(3) KMS-14050;

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    Version 5.61.31

    These release notes pertain to Kaltura MediaSpace (KMS) version 5.61.31, released on July 3, 2017. 

    What's New for both KMS and KAF:

    • New UI Theme - Responsive – The recently added KMS theme now supports both KMS and KAF and includes responsive web support.
      To turn the new theme on, login to the KMS/KAF admin and enable the ‘V2ui’ module. If your KMS contains custom modules or CSS, please contact your Kaltura representative beforehand about changes on production. (1)
    • Language Update – Missing words or new phrases were translated to all the supported languages in both KAF and KMS. See the Supported Language page for more information. (2)
    • Changes to the CaptureSpace Loading Page – Some UI and text changes were implemented to make the page more explanatory. (3)
    • New Filter - Since our header was starting to get full, we have consolidated all the filters into one. This will affect both old and new UI themes. (4)

    What's New in KMS:

    • LDAP and SAML Admin Improvements – Changes made to the settings defaults and the LDAP wizard allow the new LDAP and SAML setup to become self-serve.(5)

    Resolved Issues

    ID#

    Summary

    KMS/KAF Related

    KMS-13886

    Accessibility – when the contrast button is enabled, the login page is no longer affected.

    KMS

    SUP-10676

    Channels now display the correct thumbnail layout in a gallery’s related channel.

    KMS

    SUP-10748

    The Mail-To option in channels is now working.

    KMS

    SUP-11094

    Intermittent 500 Error Blackboard KAF when publishing to Media Gallery has been fixed.

    KAF

    SUP-10739

    MediaSpace – The webpage icon when saving Kaltura as a link on mobile devices is now correct.

    KMS


    Known Limitations

    ID#

    Summary

    KMS/KAF Related

    SUP-10594

    The Comments count is updated only after a page refresh.

    KMS/KAF

    KMS-13879

    Accessibility - Contrast – ‘Loading’ text should be accessible.

    KMS

    KMS-14411

    New UI - There are a few visual issues with very small screens (below 300px width)

    KMS/KAF

      

    References

    (1) KMS-13816; (2) KMS-14071; (3) KMS-13682; (4) KMS-14030 (5)KMS-14050; 

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