Product and maintenance updates
March 31, 2023: This is a maintenance release which includes bug fixes. Please read the release notes for the full details. Download the installation file from the Vizrt FTP.
March 31, 2023: Improved support for HTTPS as a communication protocol in both Pilot Configuration Application and Pilot DataServer. Please read the release notes for more details. Includes bug fixes and improvements. Download the installation file from the Vizrt FTP.
November 17, 2022: This release is packed with huge quality of life improvements for users, making Viz Pilot Edge even easier and convenient to use for both journalists and designers (Template Builder). Our goal at Vizrt has always been to make products that are easy and efficient to use. Based on customer feedback, we have simplified many processes in this release by combining ease of use, such as fetch functionalities, with tighter integrations and better design.
April 11, 2022: Scripting functionality built into Viz Pilot Edge allows for changes to form field values, and for data to be fetched and automatically populated in templates with REST API.
April 11, 2022: This is a minor release which includes improvements and bug fixes. Additionally, Pilot Edge is now hosted in Microsoft Edge when opening Template Builder templates. Download the installation file and release notes from the Vizrt FTP.
December 21, 2021: This is a minor release which includes improvements and bug fixes. For the full release notes, please visit the FTP site.
December 21, 2021: Introducing the foundation of scripting capabilities using TypeScript programming language that allows further customization of Viz Pilot Edge fill-in forms. Users can show, hide and lock fields when editing forms which is particularly useful when working with large or complex templates. Default browser of ShowEdge has been updated to Microsoft Edge from Internet Explorer which will be deprecated by Microsoft on June 15, 2022. The release also includes several other improvements and bug fixes. For the full release notes, please visit the FTP site.
April 14, 2021: This is a minor release and is comprised of Viz Pilot Edge 2.1.0, Template Builder 2.1.0, Pilot Data Server 8.7.0, improvements and bug-fixes and is the recommended version to use when upgrading Viz Pilot Edge. Download installation file and release note from the Vizrt FTP in the /products/VizPilot/LatestVersion folder.
29 January, 2021: Vizrt’s newsroom content creation system now includes a comprehensive template layout tool and supports advanced graphics with transition logic. Viz Pilot Edge is a tool for the modern newsroom. The web client is designed with an intuitive interface built on MOS standards with integration to all major newsroom computer systems. It is perfectly suited for a distributed workforce of journalists and can be accessed and operated from the road or from home with no local installation required.
July 10, 2020: Viz Pilot Edge 1.6.1 and Template Builder 1.3.1 are now released, containing minor improvements and bug fixes to the Scene Import feature. For the full release notes please visit the FTP site.
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