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Wwise SDK 2021.1.6
Release Notes 2021.1.6

The following sections list and describe the changes to Wwise between version 2021.1.5 and version 2021.1.6.
Platform-specific information can be found here:

For earlier versions, please refer to Previous Release Notes.

Behavior Changes

  • WG-57727 Fixed: Inaccurate results in Expander with Ambisonics or Objects configurations.

Performance Changes

  • WG-43880 Improved the throughput performance of the Wwise Compressor and Expander effects by up to 2x in most scenarios.
  • WG-57501 Improved runtime performance of Reflect.

Miscellaneous Changes

  • WG-57071 Updated npm dependency libraries (package.json) for WAAPI samples and Themes.
  • WG-57526 Wwise now supports Windows 11.
  • WG-57641 Added debugging tool for memory overruns.

Bug Fixes

  • WG-56196 Fixed: Crash in Advanced Profiler view on Wwise shutdown.
  • WG-57257 Fixed: Crash on Windows when list of audio devices is changed.
  • WG-57385 Fixed: Crash when using the Impacter plug-in with corrupted .wav files.
  • WG-57483 Fixed: Crash when calling a StopAll operation on paused Interactive Music objects after clearing banks.
  • WG-57532 Fixed: Crash while using the Profiler and Voice Inspector.
  • WG-57575 Fixed: When banks are generated for a project that uses Convolution Reverb, any unlinked value of "HW Accel" is ignored and the linked value is used for all platforms.
  • WG-57702 Fixed: Inaccurate gain evaluation in Compressor on Ambisonics configurations.
  • WG-57739 Fixed: Loudness Metering of configurations larger than 5.1 does not use standard BS.1770-4 channel weighting.
  • WG-57851 Fixed: (Spatial Audio) When two portals are located close together and connect more than two rooms, they might interfere with each other and cause unexpected aux send, diffraction and transmission results.
  • WG-58004 Fixed: Crash when Windows output sound device is removed.

Fixes for Community-Reported Bugs

  • WG-42355 Fixed: Changes to "Speaker Panning / 3D Spatialization Mix" parameter are not applied immediately during playback.
  • WG-54925 Fixed: Use of Communication device on Windows through Wwise makes other apps duck.
  • WG-57194 Fixed: Rounding difference in MaxAttenuation and MaxDuration information in SoundBanks.xml data due to CRT installed on host machine.
  • WG-57418 Fixed: After unlinking effects in the System Audio Device Editor, a warning message appears when the project is reopened.
  • WG-57461 Fixed: Calling ReplaceOutput with an Audio Device ShareSet can cause audio loss if the current output Audio Device is the same as the new ShareSet and is connected to multiple Audio Buses.
  • WG-57520 Fixed: Sample code of Managing Plug-in Media does not compile.
  • WG-57714 Fixed: Crash or memory stomp when profiling Spatial Audio.
  • WG-57768 Fixed: The order of ExternalSources in SoundBanksInfo.xml is inconsistent when SoundBanks are generated repeatedly.
  • WG-57828 Fixed: Bank generation times listed in SoundBanks.xml metadata are different when SoundBanks are generated on different computers.
  • WG-57884 Fixed: Error occurs when connecting Wwise Authoring to a Sound Engine configured with Profile_EnableAsserts.
  • WG-57897 Fixed: Fade-out is not applied on AK::SoundEngine::Suspend call.
  • WG-57931 Fixed: Crash or hang in the SoundEngine when connecting the Wwise Profiler.