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Wwise SDK 2023.1.4
Release Notes 2022.1.9

The following sections list and describe the changes to Wwise between version 2022.1.8 and version 2022.1.9.
Platform-specific information can be found here:

For earlier versions, please refer to Previous Release Notes.

New Features

  • WG-60616 (WAAPI/WAQL) Added new accessors: mediaId, conversionHash, and contentHash.
  • WG-66725 In Wwise Project Settings, you can now specify the line ending (LF vs. CRLF) applied when saving project and SoundBank files.
  • WG-67361 You can now enable console output with the AK_OUTPUT_REDIRECT environment variable.
  • WG-67403 You can now open the Attenuation Editor from the Positioning tab of the Property Editor even when Override parent is not selected.

Miscellaneous Changes

  • WG-68127 Changed SoundBank generation log message from "Header output path" to "Root output path".

Bug Fixes

  • WG-63299 Fixed: (Spatial Audio) An assert is triggered in NudgeToShadowZone() when calculating diffraction on certain geometries.
  • WG-63963 Fixed: Timing values reported in the CPU tab of the Advanced Profiler are incorrect by a large factor in some scenarios.
  • WG-67441 Fixed: Miscalculation in edge case of onset detection.
  • WG-67502 Fixed: Event Editor is empty when creating an Event through the object shortcut menu.
  • WG-67683 Fixed: Possible infinite hang in AK::JobMgr::WorkUntilDone when running the sound engine in multi-core execution.
  • WG-67849 Fixed: In the Conversion Settings Editor, buttons aren't always properly enabled or disabled.
  • WG-67941 Fixed: Some lines appear transparent when the Voice Monitor view is undocked.
  • WG-68021 Fixed: Active Plug-in property set to incorrect value when connecting Wwise to a remote instance if the property has an RTPC and/or State applied.
  • WG-68218 Fixed: Attempting to stop a Switch Container in Continuous Play Mode on a specific Playing ID can stop other instances of this sound playing simultaneously on the same game object.
  • WG-68223 Fixed: Compressor and Expander Effects sometimes cause audio glitches when processing more than one Audio Object at one time.
  • WG-68299 Fixed: Saving a project after removing a platform can corrupt unlinked Object Lists (for example, Effects list).
  • WG-68387 Fixed: Stream Name is restricted to 16 char in the Streams tab of the Advanced Profiler.
  • WG-68515 Fixed: Crash when using very short IR (<10ms) in AK Convolution Reverb.
  • WG-68741 Fixed: Slightly negative values can be shown in CPU tab of the Advanced Profiler.
  • WG-68775 Fixed: Window meter doesn't update in the HDR tab of the Property Editor for audio busses.
  • WG-68794 Fixed: Loudness normalization wrongly attributed to Voice Volume in Voice Inspector.

Fixes for Community-Reported Bugs

  • WG-52007 Fixed: In the Music Segment Editor, it's not possible to snap to Beats/Bars or Cues when all tracks are excluded or when there are no tracks.
  • WG-63450 Fixed: Possible crash when saving a project with files to check out.
  • WG-65136 Fixed: (Spatial Audio) Transmission Loss is incorrectly reported in the Voice Inspector.
  • WG-65184 Fixed: Possible crash when removing an Effect.
  • WG-66303 Fixed: Possible crash after doing source operations in the File Manager.
  • WG-66902 Fixed: Crash in CAkParameterNode::IsOrIsChildOf() when descendant nodes of a container have been unloaded.
  • WG-67027 Fixed: Possible assert in debug when multiple music transitions occur at the same time.
  • WG-67128 Fixed: Crash when editing some properties while lists are being reloaded.
  • WG-67241 Fixed: Wwise_IDs.h is not managed by source control even if the Use Source Control for Generated Files option is enabled in the SoundBanks settings.
  • WG-67349 Fixed: Some characters, such as dash, are not accepted in language names used in WAAPI SoundBank generation.
  • WG-67373 Fixed: Source Editor shows duplicate of Channel Configuration 7.1.4 in the Channel Config Override list.
  • WG-67469 Fixed: The MaxAttenuation attribute in a SoundBank XML file can trigger an invalid format error.
  • WG-67691 Fixed: Using the –soundbank-path option of WwiseConsole generate-soundbank fails to generate the SoundBanks if they already existed elsewhere .
  • WG-68026 Fixed: AK::SoundEngine::TryUnsetMedia doesn't succeed for active MIDI files.
  • WG-68060 Fixed: Possible crash when typing Perforce password.
  • WG-68130 Fixed: Crash on Stop All action with multiple bus exceptions.
  • WG-68291 Fixed: Function StartProfilerCapture can lead to a crash if the Wwise Profiler is also connected.
  • WG-68342 Fixed: There is no isIncluded WAAPI/WAQL accessor that considers the Inclusion property of an object's ancestors.
  • WG-68391 Fixed: Wrong volumes are applied to non-mixing busses when the hierarchy contains either a Blend Container or a Switch Container and two nodes are writing the bus output to the same output.
  • WG-68719 Fixed: RTPC changes to the Playback Speed property are not applied correctly on MIDI clips.
  • WG-68803 Fixed: Distorted output when building Vorbis decoder library with VS 2022 17.7 or later.
  • WG-68832 Fixed: Crash when swapping zero-latency streamed PCM media.

Documentation Improvements

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