Release Notes 4.3.3

64bit builds: (.8178) macOS 10.14 or later, (.8176) Windows 10. This release is an update to address the Apple M1-processor related compatibility issue, to further stabilize the firmware upgrade process and fix some plugin related bugs.

Click here to read more about the specific features of 4.3 

Hardware Support (UI v.5 with simplified profile type) (NEW)

  • Loupedeck Live [Lv]

Hardware Support (UI v.4)

  • Loupedeck CT [CT] 
  • Loupedeck Live [Lv] 

Hardware Support (UI v.2) 

  • Loupedeck+ [LD+] 
  • Loupedeck Original [LD] 

Software Support (MacOS & Windows): 

  • Ableton Live [CT, Lv] 
  • Adobe After Effects [LD+, CT, Lv] 
  • Adobe Audition [LD+, CT, Lv] 
  • Adobe Lightroom Classic [All Devices] 
  • Adobe Illustrator [CT, Lv] 
  • Adobe Photoshop 2021 [All devices] 
  • Camera Raw [All Devices] 
  • Adobe Premiere Pro [LD+, CT, Lv] 
  • Capture One (Shortcut based) [All Devices]  
  • Skylum Aurora HDR (v.1.2 or newer) [LD+, LD] 
  • Spotify Premium [CT, Lv] 
  • OBS Studio (v26.0 or later) [CT, Lv]
  • Philips Hue (Bridge) [CT, Lv] 

      Software Support (MacOS only): 

      • Final Cut Pro X (macOS) [LD+, CT, Lv] 
      • MacOS [CT, Lv] 

      Software Support (Windows only): 

      • Streamlabs OBS (v0.20 or later) [CT, Lv] 
      • Windows [CT, Lv] 


      VERSION 4.3.3


      NEW FEATURES (Plugins)

        Ableton Live


        • Added Loupedeck support for M1 Mac

              Philips Hue

              • Added Philips Hue plugin.
              • Control Center for lamps has a long press mechanic which allows users to select and adjust their lamps.
              • Currently one bridge unit is supported.

              Premiere Pro

              • Added Loupedeck support for M1 Mac


              • Added support for OBS Studio for MacOS.
              • Scenes can be added one-by-one

              IMPROVEMENTS (General)

              • Lock Application action is moved to advanced tool bar (Win)
              • Line break after a word wthin action panel (preventing cutting the word wrongly)
              • Windows and MacOS system tray functionality has been matched (not identical, but similar)
              • Icon system (under the hood) has been improved for further implementations
                • Preliminary changes can be seen in icons which included text (feature will be improved)


              IMPROVEMENTS (Plugin)

              Final Cut Pro

              • "Blade" icons have been updated according icons in FCP 10.5.4 version


              • Default profile was updated with "Reset Opacity" press function on Opacity dials

              Premiere Pro

              • Motion, Opacity and Crop effects now working if user is using 3rd party plugins (e.g. Mister Horse)
              • Installation path for Loupedeck control surface has been changed
              • Version number was removed from default profile title (no changes inside profile)

              BUG FIXES (General)

              • Firmware update process fixes
                • To avoid any incompatibility issues, only users with the latest software (4.3.2 ->) are able to download the CDC Firmware update.
              • Consecutive shortcut presses are now executed


              • Default rotation on wheel pages can be changed at any time
              • DeviceInfo: Backlight level slider does now change the position
              • Confirmation is displayed after importing profile (CT, Live)
              • Account credential not anymore overlapping the UI markup

                Custom Actions

                • Text-command line now supports more unicode characters

                Startup Wizard

                • Tapping on CT wheel no longer calls a step back


                • Fixed issue where OBS Studio and Loupedeck service failed to communicate after restart.


                BUG FIXES (Plugins)


                • User export presets are now functioning properly
                • Develop presets (with magic charachters) are now visible in Loupedeck UI
                • UX on Color Grading panel has been improved

                  Photoshop / Camera Raw

                  • Improved recognizion of Camera Raw filter window
                  • HDR images can be now adjusted ±10 increments (instead of normal ±5 increments)
                  • Delete action is now translated into Japanese

                    Streamlabs OBS

                    • Removed obsolete actions from the default profile

                    OBS Studio

                    • Record icon fixed
                    • Removed obsolete actions from the default profile


                    • Lock Application action removed as unnecessary

                    Philips Hue

                    • Fixed a bug where device would show Bridge not found when pressing once on a selected lamp. 



                    KNOWN ISSUES

                    UI (Preview)

                    • Creating Custom Macros is not yet possible (upcoming)

                    UI (v. 4)

                    • When control center is open in the device and replaced in the UI, the device mapping is not updated (and Control Center is still assigned to the device.
                    • Some folders and actions in several plugins are not translated for selected languages (macOS & Windows).
                    • Wheel: Some actions are visible on the mirrored display, but not on the action-boxes.


                    • Some icons might be missing from several plugins (due to a new icon handling system)
                    • If two versions of the same supported application is installed, unused version might start automatically when using Loupedeck on the other version
                    • Keyboard modifier are ignored from custom actions in some custom profiles (e.g. MacOS / Blender)
                    • In some cases F11 cannot be recorded into custom actions or adjustments.
                    • Numbers on clock widget jump between one and two lines depending on how wide numbers are displayed
                    • In some cases Loupedeck+ does not wake up after (OS) sleep mode
                    • In some cases unable to switch dynamic mode (workaround: restart Loupedeck service)

                    MacOS Telemetry

                    For some Mac users, the choice of telemetry consent may not be saved correctly after the Loupedeck Software was restarted.
                    • Open "Troubleshooter" via the Loupedeck icon in the top menu bar
                    • Select "Fix macOS permission issues"
                      • A prompt to enter your password may appear, please enter and continue.
                    • Restart Loupedeck Software
                    • Switch toggle to desired position

                    Ableton Live 

                    • Ableton live 11 update is still in beta production stage and users might experience error messages, but none that should prevent the use. 
                    • If user has both Ableton Live 10 and Ableton Live 11 on their computer, some commands like copy and paste might prompt open the version not currently in use. 

                    After Effects

                    • Opacity 10% dial is not responsive (Mac only)
                    • “Trim” actions not working with German AE version
                    • Selection Tool and Rotate Tool are missing icons.

                      Capture One

                      • Most dials and press functions are not working
                        (Workaround: Use Extended Profile version which utilizes Custom actions / Custom Adjustments)
                      • Color filtering does not filter images by color
                      • Default profile contains old fixed actions (go-around: Assign actions and adjustments from the Custom folders)
                      • Deselect All is not functional in some cases

                        Final Cut Pro

                        • Some actions not working with Spanish, German, French & Japanese FCP version
                        • Select Zoom Tool is missing an icon


                        • MacOS: Certain type of actions used in Lightroom Classic tries to launch Lightroom Classic Prerelease version
                        • Adjustment Brush's size and feather adjustments are missing from Adjustment Brush tool workspace (and action list).
                        • Spot Removal Size and Feather Size are wrongly named as Adjustment Brush Size and Feather Size.
                        • Lightroom freezes when exporting images directly from 1Dx3's memory card
                        • Crop tool has wrong icon
                        • Copying image values ignores Whitebalance value "as shot" and changes target image whitebalance unexpectedly
                        • Loupedeck+: Color Grading Reset actions are missing from the UI
                        • Sometimes Activate Crop Tool By Rotation has inconsistent behaviour

                        Philips Hue

                        • Bridge does not display certain lights in the Loupedeck system.
                        • When updating values via API Bridge sends them out with short interval delays, making quick adjustments seem like they have latency.
                        • Bridge can disconnect shortly if network is interrupted or slow.

                        Photoshop (Camera Raw)

                        • Zoom out action zooms in, instead of zooming out.
                        • In some cases certain type of actions try to launch Photoshop Prerelease version


                              • MIDI – related latency may vary depending on audio software, plug-ins and other external hardware in use.  
                              • The MIDI note chart used assigns C3 as the midi note number 60. Depending on audio software, they might display notes one +/- octave off. 
                              • Unable to enter ‘0’ as CC toggle value. 
                              • Program Change Adjustment might not work in all applications in macOS. 
                              • Program Change number might be off by one figure in some applications. 
                              • MIDI Action/Adjustment is not created when pressing "Enter" key. 
                              • Overlay (beta) arrows move wrong way around when using MIDI adjustments. 


                              • Devices action's icon is missing

                              Streamlabs OBS

                              • Mute actions incorrectly named Reset “Audio Source”

                              OBS Studio

                              • Mute actions incorrectly named Reset “Audio Source"