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  • Happy Otter Scripts for Vegas Pro

     Wayne Waag updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago 6 Members · 47 Posts
  • Wayne Waag

    February 21, 2021 at 11:02 pm

    New build is now available.

    Change log may be found here.

    New Features and Improvements

    • Reduced likelihood of AntiVirus false positives. This has been a recurring issue that is hopefuly fixed. New version and the now infamous OtterActivate.exe both tested clean in using VirusTotal.
    • MediaReplacer—check added to insure that replacement file existsOpen Save Folder button added to all “Where To Save” dialogs for quick save folder access.
    • Render+–added “by track” option so that loop, regions, and project may be rendered for selected tracks
    • SmartVideoTrim—new version
    • Improved speed and accuracy of frame matching algorithm using the autotrim option
    • Audio remains in sync using both the keep existing and replace audio options
    • Options for type of footage (camera vs rendered) and matching algorithm (exact vs closest)

    Bug Fixes

    • ImportAssist—regression in– ac3 only import not working—fixed
    • RenderEvents—x264 renders for interlaced projects/media not working—fixed
    • Preview not working in AviDub, RenderEvents, and RenderPlus– regression in—fixed
    • Disappearing Vegas render templates in AviDub, ProxyAssist, RenderEvents, and Render+–fixed
    • AviDub—save and use temp file options for direct renders not displayed correctly—fixed
    • SpeedRamp—incorrect estimated time for new render—fixed
  • Wayne Waag

    March 13, 2021 at 2:45 am

    New build is now available.

    Change log may be found here.

    New Features and Improvements

    • Batch Rendering
    • Batch rendering jobs may now be created for later execution (e.g. o)
    • Supported tools include RenderPlus and AviDub
    • Project Templates
    • Templates may be created which include all filtering, rendering and
    • Supported tools include RenderPlus and AviDub
    • File Naming Setup
    • Custom settings for the names of rendered files
    • Supports Project, Loop Region, Regions, Events, and ByTrack renderi
    • Options for overwriting or renaming when rendered file with same na
    • Supported tools include AudioTrim, AviDub, RenderEvents and RenderPlus


    A demo of new features can be found at–113922/?page=33#ca794618


  • Wayne Waag

    May 13, 2021 at 4:40 pm

    New build is now available.

    Change log may be found here.

    New Features and Improvements

    • OtterMenu-now checks for new HOS builds when a script is launched
    • KwikPreview
    • Added 8 and 10bit MagicYUV direct renders from Vegas for those with MagicYUV license
    • Added support for interlaced encoding to built-in Mpeg2 template
    • Added temp folder quick access button similar to other tools
  • RenderPlus – Added support for interlaced encoding when using the Mpeg2 format
  • AviDubAdded – Avisynth color format conversion options including YUV422 and YUV444
  • MediaRenamer – Vegas interface now accessible after tool is launched permitting changes in What to Rename
  • Bug Fixes

    • Uninstaller failed to remove BatchRender shortcut from desktop—fixed
    • ProxyAssist-no Vegas template error message on exit when using x264—fixed
    • Render Plus—join option not working for output filepaths containing whitespace—fixed
    • AviDub – use of media file properties for temporary render not working correctly–fixed
  • Wayne Waag

    July 8, 2021 at 2:37 am

    New build is now available.

    Change log may be found here.

    For a somewhat better formatted version.–113922/?page=35#ca810586

    New HappyOtter Tool


    • Waveform matching of audio events and loop regions with reference audio track
    • Optional pre-syncing using timestamp metadata
    • Options for adding synced audio to event as a take or to new track
    • Drift detection and correction by adjusting Vegas playback rate
    • Synced events moved to align with reference track or remain in same position with added audio
    • Trial version for licensed HOS users expires 8/15/2021
  • Licensing Information
  • New HappyOtter Script


    • Event based ducking of audio Volume envelope and video Composite envelope
    • Selected or all track events can be used to control ducking
    • Silence detection and creation of new audio track with silent sections removed
    • Option to replace or add to existing envelopes in multiple target trackss
    • Event Ducker Demo

    New Features and Improvements

    • RenderPlus
    • Added dts audio encoding
      Added button to replace render file name with project name


    • Added dts audio import which transcodes to a lossless pcm wave file
      Added Cineform and ProRes encoding options using FFmpeg
  • ProxyAssist
    • Added support for events with multiple Takes


    • OtterInfoBarAdded opacity control for toolbar icons

    Bug Fixes

    • License activation failed if first or last name contained spaces (E.g. Joe Bob)—fixed
    • AudioTrim
    • Audio stream selection not being honored for events renders—fixed
    • Keeping/removing certain audio event and track Fx not working correctly–fixed
  • Graham Bernard

    July 28, 2021 at 7:13 am

    Would leave Home without HOS now! ESP. KwikPreview and The Render as a Take Script.

    Wayne, take a Bow ?‍♀️!

  • Graham Bernard

    July 28, 2021 at 7:14 am

    Take a Bow, Wayne! VegasPro? It’s what KwikPreview and Render as Take was meant for.

  • Wayne Waag

    September 21, 2021 at 5:04 pm

    New build is now available.

    Change log may be found here.

    For a somewhat better formatted version.–113922/?page=36#ca821621

    New versions of Nvencc64, Qsvencc64, Vceenc64
    New Features and Improvements

    10 Bit Frameserving Support (requires use of CuminCoder)

    • Outputs 10bit v210 codec
    • Pause/resume rendering


    • Added ProRes encoding including interlaced renders
    • Added option to use custom Avisynth scripts “as is” in Avisynth Filters dialog
    • 10 bit Frameserving and pause/resume support

    Import Assist

    • New Trimmer dialog for accurately trimming media files prior to import
    • New Crop/Resize dialog
    • Added support for Avisynth pre-filtering with dialog similar to Render+ including
    • Crop/resize/trim
    • Deinterlacing
    • Frame rate changes/slow motion
    • Fisheye removal
    • Denoising/sharpening
  • V19 Dark theme preset
  • Bug Fixes

    • KwikProxy—exception after creation of first proxy—fixed
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