Shira Player 2.5 has been released.
In this version new Altitude feature is added. Atmosphere and landscape up to 10000 meters altitude are simulated with simple controls. So users can experience how the sky from Everest mountain is viewed on planetarium dome. 

Everest Summit image. Photo: AFP

 

New "Shadered Landcape" feature added to Lanscape Manager.
Created a sample "Animated Ocean Lanscape" for 2.4 version. This landcape includes opengl shader codes that animates and colored ocean related datetime and atmosphere. It has also moon phosphorescence daynight on the sea.

Ocean Landcape Ini file includes type line as "shader". If the type line is selected as "shader" it requires shader fragment codes file with same name of the landcape file.

Secondary added feature is daylight clouds effect. Now Shira Player atmosphere is more realistic with these features.

Some improvements were made on Fulldome player feature .
- Added buttons for selected videos settings to save or delete.
- Show seek tracking bar time value of the video.
- Fixed bug of the seek operations while paused video.

"Simple Script Buttons" is new feature. With this feature users create own buttons includes short or long scripts like "Messier Buttons" or "Constellation Buttons". "Simple Script Buttons" feature has command buutons . Their functions find below buttons group image. Each buttons have hint description. Please watch video to learn how to create your smart buttons.

  

Learning video : How to design and work "Script buttons" feature.

 - Some keyboard functions (like J, L date time functions) were removed. And some keyboard short-cuts were fixed. All working short-cuts keyboards are described in "Help Window". Please examine "Help Window".

- Added Spanish language to language options.

- MacOS version 2.3 has compiled.
- Shira Player Android Console application has updated to 1.4 version. It includes control of the new "Script Buttons" feature.

This version has more bug fixed. Done list is below. 

- Fixed repeatedly call Fulldome play bug.
- Fulldome play progress bar animation is fixed.
- After fulldome movies started while the flat videos running occurred problems are fixed.
- Provides top most locate for dialog forms.
- core.WaitFor script function bug is fixed.
- Added font size combo to the Script Window.
- Fixed bug second call setFrontViewDirection script command.
- Changed close function for more secure.
- Fixed bug at "Simple Button" feature.

Shira Player 2.2 Mac OS version has just published with full functions for single projector systems. For now, it has tested on MacOS Sierra 10.12.6 MacBook Pro includes Intel Iris graphic card. Action performance was perfect. 

You can download "dmg image file" for MacOSX includes ShiraPlayer 2.2 and Shira Encoder 1.0.1 packages from single link.