Freshly baked by our little software elves, SnapStream 5.4 is ready right in time for the holidays. As always, the upgrade is completely free of charge to current enterprise customers. How’s that for a stocking stuffer? Fifth generation SnapStream is chock-full of delightful goodies meant to enhance your TV search experience. First came clustering technology, then the Web player plug-in, and now you get:
Set up custom rules for post-processing tasks at the job level
Use the easy drag-and-drop rule builder
Replace your global ShowSqueeze settings
Specify destination folders for specific types of completed tasks
Reduce file sizes to triple available storage
Optimize video formats for e-mail, iPads, iPhones, and more!
DVD Burner Web Plug-In New!
Launch the helper application from the Web interface
Burn TV clips or an entire show to DVD
HD files can burn directly with no transcoding
Updated DVD burning engine to the latest Sonic Authorscript SDK (Version 7.8.8); requires separate IT installation
Exclude Time From 24/7 Blocks New!
Exclude chunks of time from 24/7 recording blocks
Prevent recording of unwanted content
Save storage space by reducing clutter
For example, you may want to exclude infomercials that typically air from midnight to 5 a.m.
Faster Guide Updates New!
Program guide updates occur up to 80% faster thanks to heavy optimization
Daily updates occur more frequently and consistently
New custom lineup wizard helps produce your own program guide
Smart updater removes duplicate shows from multiple TV sources
Folder Security and Permissions
Now restored in the Web interface
Grant specific user groups permissions to view/access particular video folders in the library
Restrict activities like watching recordings, watching live TV, scheduling recordings and changing settings
New user permission category for Create Clips
SnapStream Version 5 Overview
Clustering capabilities allow you to scale up
New Web player plug-in delivers TV search in any Web browser
Service architecture designed from the ground up to be more robust
Nimble Web interface runs on Microsoft IIS Express
Enhanced fault tolerance and intelligent error handling
4.9.3 and below
Upgrade to 5.4
on existing hardware
appliance with 5.4
Windows Server 2008
XML and INI files
SQL Server Express
SQL Server Express
Sounds great! How do we get started?
There are a few criteria to meet before we can begin your upgrade. Contact SnapStream’s Support Team to discuss your eligibility and options. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-877-696-3674 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday.