VideoDrive

Licence: Commercial with demo
Version 2.8.04 | Release Date: 2014-07-20 | Download

- Moved to new domain www.aroonasoftware.com
- Added a preview button to the Online Results window to quickly view a video.
- Searching for missing subtitles is no longer performed when tagging videos already in iTunes. The results are not satisfactory as searching is based on file names, which are in a default setup renamed by iTunes causing mismatches.
- Improved matching of online metadata as a result of better support for extended ASCII characters.
- TV show episode names were missing in iTunes when no episode number was available.
- TV show release dates were not properly retained when the air date is available in the file name.
- Conversion with import method 6 would fail in some cases when using Elgato.Turbo 264.
- Addressed a code 9000 error indicating incorrectly that no file was created during the import process.
- Addressed an intialization error when Turbo.264 (HD) software is launched, asking to restart the software.

Version 2.7.01 | Release Date: 2013-03-02 | Download

- Support for iPhone 5 and iPad mini
- New search algorithm for metadata
- New user interface

Version 2.6.01 | Release Date: 2012-04-08 | Download
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Version 2.6 | Release Date: 2012-04-02 | Download
  • Added support for the new iPad and AppleTV.
  • New device icons on the main screen and status lights for devices.
  • Replaced the white AppleTV on the main window with a new setting for HD Devices (including ATV3, iPad2, the new iPad and the iPhone 4S).
  • Updated HandBrake installer to version 0.9.6.
  • Big improvements to the online search algorithm resulting in more accurate results when both a movie and TV show exist with the same name or when multiple remakes of the same movie title exist.
  • Various enhancements for MacOSX Lion.
Version 2.5.01 | Release Date: 2011-12-30 | Download
  • A confirmation window will now appear when trying to quit VideoDrive while videos are being processed.
  • Enhanced search results when searching for TV Shows from the online results window.
  • Added Growl notification when a video file could NOT be added to iTunes. As always, you can toggle individual notifications inside Growl. Note: this version does not support Growl 1.3 yet.
  • Added support for M2TS-files in combination with import methods 5 until 8.
  • Moved the option to look for matching metadata presets to the Metadata tab of Preferences. The option now lists the number of available presets.
  • Tweaks to the matching algorithm to automatically load user-created presets.
  • New Hot Folder scripts are now installed automatically when upgrading VideoDrive.
  • The name of metadata prests created from movies or TV Shows with a colon in their name, will no longer contain a backslash.

Bug Fixes

  • Saving and loading corrupt presets caused issues in some cases.
  • Fixed a bug in the error handling when trying to load a preset that no longer exists.
  • The progress bar of a video conversion process using HandBrake would not be updated in specific circumstances after a new video had been queued.
  • Newly created presets were not always registered propely when VideoDrive crashes.
  • In some particular cases, artwork could not be saved in a preset in the Metadata Editor.
Version 2.0.06 | Release Date: 2010-05-09 | Download
  • Dynamic Presets: create reusable metadata presets that update with online information. Ideal when importing episodes of the same TV Show over time.
  • Automatic selection of presets: VideoDrive will automatically detect which preset to load for your videos based on the file name and preset name.
  • Redesigned user interface with new activity log and customizable toolbar. Streamlined the import process of videos, with new progress indication information.
  • Automatic import of local artwork: images with the same name as your video files will be used as artwork.
  • Copying iTunes videos: re-import iTunes videos using another import method. Great to make copies for iPod, iPhone and AppleTV using Elgato Turbo.264 (HD).
  • Multiple iTunes libraries support. If you load another library in iTunes, you can refresh the location in the General preferences without having to restart VideoDrive.
  • VideoDrive 2.0 no longer relies on QuickTime 7. This means Snow Leopard users do no longer need to install QuickTime 7.
Version 2.5.01 | Release Date: 2009-12-25 | Download
VideoDrive Changelog http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDriveAppcast.xml Most recent changes with links to updates. en Version 2.5.01 (1 update, 3 bug fixes) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.13.06.html Tue, 25 december 2009 00:20:11 +0000
Version 1.13.06 | Release Date: 2009-12-25 | Download
VideoDrive Changelog http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDriveAppcast.xml Most recent changes with links to updates. en Version 1.10 (4 new features, 9 updates, 6 bug fixes) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.10.html Tue, 28 july 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.10.1 (3 updates, 1 bug fix) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.10.1.html Tue, 2 augugustus 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.12 (6 updates, 5 bug fixes) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.12.html Tue, 28 november 2010 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.12.2 (1 update, 4 bug fixes) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.12.2.html Tue, 7 december 2010 00:20:11 +0000 --> Version 1.13.06 (1 update, 3 bug fixes) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.13.06.html Tue, 25 december 2009 00:20:11 +0000
Version 1.10.1 | Release Date: 2009-07-31 | Download
VideoDrive Changelog http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDriveAppcast.xml Most recent changes with links to updates. en Version 1.9 (2 new features, 4 updates, 6 bug fixes) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.html Wed, 17 March 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.1 (1 updates, 4 bug fixes) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.1.html Wed, 20 March 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.2 (5 bug fixes) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.2.html Wed, 3 April 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.3 (3 updates 2 bug fixes) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.3.html Wed, 7 April 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.4 (2 updates 3 bug fixes) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.4.html Wed, 9 April 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.5 (2 updates 2 bug fixes) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.5.html Tue, 14 April 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.6 (4 updates 4 bug fixes) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.6.html Tue, 17 April 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.6.01 (3 bug fixes) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.6.01.html Tue, 19 April 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.6.02 (1 bug fix) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.6.02.html Tue, 20 April 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.6.03 (2 updates, 1 bug fix) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.6.03.html Tue, 21 April 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.7 (2 updates, 1 bug fix) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.7.html Tue, 25 April 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.8 (1 update) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.8.html Tue, 27 April 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.8.01 (5 updates, 1 bug fix) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.8.01.html Tue, 1 May 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.8.02 (7 updates, 2 bug fix) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.8.02.html Tue, 4 May 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.8.03 (1 bug fix) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.8.03.html Tue, 5 May 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.8.04 (3 updates, 2 bug fixes) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.8.04.html Tue, 26 May 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.8.05 (2 updates, 7 bug fixes) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.8.05.html Tue, 29 May 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.8.06 (3 bug fixes) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.8.06.html Tue, 8 june 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.8.07 (1 bug fix) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.8.07.html Tue, 9 june 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.10 (4 new features, 9 updates, 6 bug fixes) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.10.html Tue, 28 july 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.10.1 (3 updates, 1 bug fix) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.10.1.html Tue, 31 july 2009 00:20:11 +0000
Version 1.10 | Release Date: 2009-07-29 | Download
  • Added new import method to convert videos to H.264, the native format of iTunes, in the highest possible resolution.
  • Added new option when converting videos with Elgato.264 or Elgato.264 HD to convert to iPod Small or iPod Best resolution.
  • Added new option when converting videos with Elgato.264 HD to convert to HD 720p or HD1080p.
  • Added new option to determine the file name of TV Shows. By default, only the episode number and name are included. By enabling the new option "Include show and episode information in TV Show file names" the format ShowName.S01E01.EpisodeName will be followed.
  • Fixed an issue with the latest AppleTV 2.4 update causing videos to play without sound on AppleTV when imported with import method 4. To enable sound again, set the audio language on your Apple TV to English (go to Settings - Audio and Video - Audio Language).
  • Removed white artifacts sometimes appearing at the beginning of videos imported with import method 4 when playing in iTunes and AppleTV.
  • Clicking Search Again to look for online metadata will now search for both missing metadata and artwork, even if both corresponding options are disabled on the metadata window.
  • Copying artwork from the browser will no longer reset any changes to the metadata in the online results window.
  • Updated parsing of genres found online.
  • Enhanced the mapping of genres found online to a main iTunes genre.
  • Improved the robustness of the merge video parts function.
  • Added additional information to the file name of movies (including part number, bloopers and trailer information).
  • Added welcome message and explanation messages for each import method.
  • Several bug fixes.
Version 1.9.8.07 | Release Date: 2009-06-09 | Download
VideoDrive Changelog http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDriveAppcast.xml Most recent changes with links to updates. en Version 1.9 (2 new features, 4 updates, 6 bug fixes) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.html Wed, 17 March 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.1 (1 updates, 4 bug fixes) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.1.html Wed, 20 March 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.2 (5 bug fixes) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.2.html Wed, 3 April 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.3 (3 updates 2 bug fixes) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.3.html Wed, 7 April 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.4 (2 updates 3 bug fixes) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.4.html Wed, 9 April 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.5 (2 updates 2 bug fixes) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.5.html Tue, 14 April 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.6 (4 updates 4 bug fixes) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.6.html Tue, 17 April 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.6.01 (3 bug fixes) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.6.01.html Tue, 19 April 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.6.02 (1 bug fix) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.6.02.html Tue, 20 April 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.6.03 (2 updates, 1 bug fix) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.6.03.html Tue, 21 April 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.7 (2 updates, 1 bug fix) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.7.html Tue, 25 April 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.8 (1 update) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.8.html Tue, 27 April 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.8.01 (5 updates, 1 bug fix) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.8.01.html Tue, 1 May 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.8.02 (7 updates, 2 bug fix) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.8.02.html Tue, 4 May 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.8.03 (1 bug fix) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.8.03.html Tue, 5 May 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.8.04 (3 updates, 2 bug fixes) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.8.04.html Tue, 26 May 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.8.05 (2 updates, 7 bug fixes) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.8.05.html Tue, 29 May 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.8.06 (3 bug fixes) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.8.06.html Tue, 8 june 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.9.8.07 (1 bug fix) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.9.8.07.html Tue, 9 june 2009 00:20:11 +0000 Version 1.10 (4 new features, 9 updates, 6 bug fixes) http://www.aroona.net/Downloads/VideoDrive/ReleaseNotes/ReleaseNotes1.10.html Tue, 28 july 2009 00:20:11 +0000 -->
Version 1.9.7 | Release Date: 2009-04-25 | Download

Update: For TV Shows, the Sort Show field is now filled out, in order to ensure correct sorting in iTunes.
Update: new option to set the number of thumbnails that are downloaded for each video tittle.
Bug Fix: fixed an issue where VideoDrive did not automatically search for online metadata for existing iTunes videos

Version 1.7.7 | Release Date: 2009-01-24 | Download
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Version 1.7.6 | Release Date: 2009-01-06 | Download
  • New user interface
  • Stability and compatibility improvements
  • New import option to directly add videos to iTunes
  • New import option to convert videos to H264
  • Toggling of subtitles
  • Change font size of subtitles
  • Improved Hot Folders: download videos in a hot folder and VideoDrive automatically imports them in iTunes
  • Support for more video formats, including OGG
Version 1.6.2.01 | Release Date: 2008-07-21 | Download

-Added Feature: it is now possible to switch on and off SRT subtitles in videos. Simply select one
more more videos in iTunes and click the “Toggle Subtitles” button.
- Added Feature: VideoDrive can now display SRT subtitles in Leopard Front Row. Due to
incompatibilities between Mac OS X Leopard Front Row (versions 10.5 until 10.5.4) and Perian,
videos with SRT subtitles could not be played correctly in Front Row: as soon as subtitles appear,
the screen goes black. A new VideoDrive option allows to force playback of subtitles in Leopard
Front Row. Simply select one more more videos in iTunes and click the “Toggle Subtitles” button
and check the new option. Note that this workaround may cause playback issues in iTunes for the
selected videos. To restore iTunes playback, uncheck the option again.
-Added Feature: VideoDrive can now sync and stream incompatible videos to AppleTV. If you
have enhanced your AppleTV device by adding additional codecs, all videos imported with
VideoDrive in iTunes can be synced and streamed to AppleTV without reconversion. For this,
enable the new “Force compatibility with Enhanced Apple TV” on the import tab of VideoDrive
preferences.
-Added Feature: Improved integration with iTunes. VideoDrive options to import new videos, add
metadata to videos and toggle subtitles are now available right in iTunes! This integration can be
turned on and off in the Video Preferences on the iTunes tab.
-Improvement: if QuickTime is not running when VideoDrive launches, QuickTime will be quit
when Videodrive finishes processing.
-Fixed Bug: fixed an initialization bug at startup time when initializing user properties

Version 1.5.7.01 | Release Date: 2008-05-09 | Download
  • Compatibility: improved Growl support. Systems without Growl displayed an error message in some cases at launch time.
  • Bug Fix: improved Growl support. The notification “Metadnotification on metadata added to existing iTunes videos.
  • Bug fix: fixed issue where registered users could not import videos anymore
Version 1.3 | Release Date: 2008-04-13 | Download
No changes specified
Version 1.11.2 | Release Date: 2006-10-01 | Download

Snow Leopard compatibility.
New import methods