Avalon 7.7.2 Now Available

Announcing Avalon 7.7.1 and Avalon 7.7.2!

7.7.2 is a small bugfix release that primarily resolveds an "Add to Playlist" bug present in the 7.7.1 release. 7.7.1 includes fixes and enhancements to 7.7, including SRT support for caption files, a fix for potential issues with duration metadata for media files, and a better search experience on the Playlists page. The full list of changes is below.

Avalon 7.7.2


  • Fixed Add to Playlist bug where track information does not populate
  • Add to playlist button disabled on iPhone Safari until user plays media item
  • Fixed a bug where the Create Thumbnail action created unnecessary network requests


Avalon 7.7.1


  • Media file duration is now set to the value reported during encoding instead of the imprecise value returned by the mediainfo tool
  • Action buttons on the item page are only enabled after the player is completely loaded
  • Fixed slow loading of the Manage Content page
  • Fixes for player styling and icon sizes


  • Added missing SRT format support for caption files
  • Captions have been removed from HLS manifests for greater compatibility
  • Default language value for captions is set to the system default during migration


  • Collection ID has been added to media object JSON responses
  • Positional URLs for playlist items are supported again (i.e. avalon-site.edu/playlists/##?position=3)
  • Fixes and improvements to the Avalon reindexing script
  • Fuzzier searching added to the playlists listing
  • The Create Thumbnail button is now disabled for audio items
  • Security updates for smaller dependencies

Full Changelog from 7.7 to 7.7.2: v7.7.0...v7.7.2

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