Releases and Updates (January - March, 2021)

Celtx releases new features, fixes and improvements approximately twice weekly. Except where features are plan-specific, these updates reach all of our clients once released. There's no need to update your version or download anything. You're automatically updated to the newest and best version of Celtx whenever you log in.

Here you can view our release notes by date. The notes are arranged by the following categories:

  • New Features: A self-explanatory title, under this heading you'll find new features, large and small. 
  • Fixes and Improvements: These include bug fixes, internal issue fixes, and improvements made to help our features perform better or pave the way for future features.
  • Optimization: These include internal optimization fixes to things like load times, storage, etc.
  • Removed: On the rare occasions where we sunset an older feature or function, it will be listed here.
  • Security: Occasional security updates will be listed here.

Every release always includes a number of smaller fixes and changes to improve the Celtx experience for all users. 

If you're interested in a particular feature you can use ctrl/cmd+F to search the page. Remember, you can always submit bugs and suggestions for improvements to our support staff at any time.

 

Release Notes 2021-02-19

Fixes & Improvements

  • Breakdown & Shot List: Improved the speed and 'smoothness' of transition to and from the Script to the Breakdown and Shot List via the Tools bar.
  • Script Tools: Every pixel counts - we moved the "Tools" flyout menu under "View" to the top of the list

Optimizations

  • Game & VR: Cleaned up some code, resulting in a smaller payload (or, in less geeky terms: small improvement to load times under certain conditions)

 

Release Notes 2021-02-08

Fixes and Improvements

  • Catalog and Budgets: Users on the free "Basic" plan can now add 10 items in the catalog, and 2 items per line category in the budget (plus a total of 10 asset-specific budget line items, total, via the Catalog).

Release Notes 2021-01-28

New Features

  • Shot List (Film & TV): Major update! Add customizable shot details, notes, and images to each shot in your script. Produce Shoot Day Reports with Shot Details. And share your Shot List Report with clients outside your studio with Approvals (Celtx Pro).

Release Notes 2021-01-27

Fixes & Improvements

  • Storyboard: Fixed an issue that was preventing boards with just two sequences from generating a PDF.
  • Collaboration: Improved the messaging on first-time emails sent to new Celtx users added to another user's Studio

Release Notes 2021-01-26

Fixes & Improvements

  • Call Sheet: telephone number fields will now only accept numerical values (validation improvement)

Release Notes 2021-01-13

New Features

Fixes & Improvements

  • Breakdown: fixed an issue where if the Navigation tool was "pinned" it would persist when switching to breakdown mode
  • Project Management: Fixed an issue where Projects Recovered from Trash would sometimes display incorrect file structure on first load
  • Game & VR: Improved clipboard handling of dual dialog.
  • Episodics: Fixed issue where episodes added after project creation were rendering a project view without a "Write" dropdown section

Release Notes 2021-01-14

New Features

  • Call Sheets: Production Logos and/or Names can be featured in the masthead of call sheets (exclusive to Celtx Pro and Celtx for Education plans)

Fixes & Improvements

  • Game & VR: Fixed an issue where adapting a screenplay script to GVR causing problems in collaborative projects
  • Collaboration: a handful of server-side improvements to our collaboration services
  • Game & VR: Fixed an issue with recently released improvements to clipboard handling, affecting Windows users.

Release Notes 2021-01-18

New Features

  • Free Basic Plan (Shot List): Instead being purely "Read-Only", free basic users add up to 10 Shots to each Project's Shot List.
  • Free Basic Plan (Breakdown): Instead being purely "Read-Only", free basic users can add unlimited character assets and up to 10 non-character assets to each project's Breakdown.

Fixes & Improvements

  • Breakdown: fixed issue where the 'Report' view of the Breakdown was experiencing some formatting snafus.
  • Multi-Column AV: fixed an issue where the tool palette would disappear when switching between script and breakdown views.
  • Multi-Column AV: improved the naming convention of downloaded PDFs; file now reflects the title found in the script header.

 

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