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Avalon announces the release of 6.4.4

The Avalon Team is happy to announce the release of Avalon 6.4.4

What can you expect in this release?

Avalon 6.4.3 Now Available

Avalon 6.4.3 is now available for download at the Avalon GitHub.  
 
Click here to download and to learn more.
 
This point release corrects issues found in batch upload pr

OHMS Now Available For Avalon

Avalon Media System is proud to announce the successful completion of integrations between Avalon, a Samvera solution bundle for audio and video management, and OHMS, the Oral History Metadata Synchronizer.

 

Supported Platforms and Browsers

Avalon is supported by several platforms including: Windows 7-10; Mac OS X 10.8-10.10 (Lion, Mavericks, and Yosemite); iOs 5.1-89; and Android 4.1-5.0. On Android, Avalon supports the Chrome browser on devices running Jelly Bean 4.1 or higher. 

 

New Accessibility Features

As we develop Avalon further, we aim to reframe accessibility in terms of what we can provide our users, rather than discussing what people lack. To that end, some of the features of the newest release of Avalon expand the usability of our software.

 

In the interest of clarity for multilingual users and people who use screen readers, each page now has better facet labels and titles. For example:

Sprint 18 - January 25, 2013 Demo Recording

 

The Avalon Media System is looking like a real system this week!  The focus of this sprint was to improve the look and feel of Avalon; to that end, lots of progress was made toward refining the overall user interface. Work on the Item Access and Group Management pages was especially fruitful.

 

Sprint 17 - January 11, 2013 Demo Recording

 

During our last Sprint, the Avalon team was very successful in continuing to add functionality to the system. Some of the highlights of the Sprint are that users have the ability to upload full length films and can now choose the playback bitrate for videos. Collection information can now be associated with an item from the web interface as well as during batch uploads.