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CAT v0.92 beta and CAT2k2

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Yes, today is a big day. I have got two new version of CAT for you. This post gives some background about these new uploads.

CAT v0.92 beta

The first new version is an updated beta. Version 0.92 beta should be seen as the release candidate for CAT v1.00. A lot of improvements over version 0.91 beta have been added, these are listed below:

  • Complex linked animations now working correct
  • Option to analyse secondairy condition files for correct number of frames and animations
  • Ability to save and restore settings
  • Increased the maximum amount of secondairy conditions
  • Increased the maximum number of keyframes in an animation from 256 to 1025
  • Store the state in local variables again
  • Compile button working and result of compilation shown in CAT
  • Move all file selection boxes
  • Show file numbers on GUI
  • Multiple animation conditions

With all these changes included I think every animation made in the Fs2004 GMax should now work. This beta version is then also a last test before v1.00 will be there.

One note is that the manual of this beta version has not yet been updated. Version 1.00 will come with a completely new and more detailed manual.

CAT2k2

There is one other change to version 0.92 beta. It no longer supports working with Fs2002 source files. Therefore a standalone version with the Fs2002 functionality is available as well now. Basically this version is equal to v0.81 beta.

As Fs2004 is the future I will no longer add new features to the Fs2002 version, but if critical bugs appear I will try to fix them of course.

You can download both version from the usual download thread.
 
Ok, the first bug has been reported. There were problems with filenames that already contained underscores (_). This has been fixed in version 0.93 beta now available for download.
 
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