Latest Release: NewsBoss V6.7.r4.15

The latest release version of NewsBoss is V6.7.r4.15, released in October 2020. 

Important enhancements incorporated in our most recent releases include:

Version 6.7

  • Media Libraries can now be organised in Media Library Sets for easier access and management.
  • Updated icons in toolbars and user interface.
  • Faster and easier AutoRecorder configuration.


Version 6.6

  • Enhanced NewsBoss Web Interface now compatible with mobile devices.

Version 6.5

  • Email ingested natively as HTML with enhanced media asset handling.
  • Pre-configured audio events can be saved direct to Automation (if activated).
  • 2D Graphics enabled in the audio editor for more fluid graphics.
  • Duration of audio selections and segments more prominent in the audio editor.
  • Duration of audio cuts shown in the audio save dialogue.
  • Duration of audio cuts can be displayed in all Story Lists.
  • Automatically purge audio from libraries after chosen times (if configured).
  • Ability to ingest content from the QGoLive field reporting app.
  • Queues can be configured to export as RSS.
  • Rip audio from videos. 
  • Ability to pre-record newscasts in NewsBoss Prompter. 
  • Optional automatic and manual countdown timers in Prompter.







Version 6.4

  • Support for Reuters RSS data delivery.
  • Enhancements for FairCom V11 clients and email memory management.

Version 6.3

  • Multitrack Sessions can now be saved and reopened.
  • Multitrack sessions now have undo/redo.
  • Direct drag and drop of selections from single track to Multitrack editor.
  • Single track editor can now split stereo channels to deal with L or R channel independently.
  • Enhanced selection of edit markers in new-look single track audio editor.
  • AP filter now supports new AP WebFeeds audio download which replaces AP PrimeServer.
  • Updated integration with DAVID automation systems.
  • Incoming email accounts can ingest images and videos in independent media libraries.
  • Support for new Associated Press audio delivery via the AP WebFeeds Agent.
  • Twitter support for 280 character tweets.
  • Tweeting limited to one account at a time to meet Twitter's new terms of use and avoid account suspension.

Version 6.2

  • Enhanced Queue Tabs enable users to create multiple tab sets for different purposes or dayparts and load instantly.
  • Wheatstone GPIO support enables audio players and QuickStarts to be triggered by Wheatstone SLIO.
  • Automation Output - Prompter QuickStarts can now trigger Wheatstone or Axia output pins.
  • Axia GPIO and Wheatstone SLIO support for NewsBoss AutoRecorder.
  • New DocImport receiver ingests .txt, .doc and .docx files from any accessible Windows folder. 

Version 6.1

  • New fully integrated Chromium core web browser.
  • Ad blocking, popup blocking, image blocking and phishing/malware blocking.
  • Address bar acts as search bar.
  • Save images and audio direct from web pages to NewsBoss Media Libraries.
  • Media preview thumbnails for visual media.
  • Enhanced layout persistence for resizable dialogues between sessions.
  • New menu icons for enhanced command recognition.
  • New Tab (+) icon instantly adds a new story, new web browser or new tweet page.
  • AutoClip from Scratchpad.
  • Configurable MP2 bitrate and joint stereo settings.

 Version 5.13

  • Supports Audio, Images and Video in enhanced Media Asset Libraries.

Version 5.12

  • Enhanced indexing and searching including slugs, headlines and bylines.

Version 5.11

  • Third audio channel added to support complex formatics.
  • Better audio integration with third party radio automation systems.
  • Export of pictures in stories to websites and other locations. 

Version 5.10

  • Automatically transmit newscasts to remote locations including full script and all audio cuts.
  • The new End of Cast line allows standby items to sit in cast queues without affecting duration.
  • Prompter now alerts anchors if the on-screen story is updated while live on air.

Version 5.9

  • Enhanced single track audio editor includes volume envelope for dynamic visual level cut, boost and fade.
  • Waveforms dynamically change as levels are adjusted in single track and multitrack.
  • Drag and drop highlighted selections or segments from the audio editor directly into stories to create new audio cuts faster.
  • Scratch Pad is an auto-saving personal text window to hold text, audio links and hyperlinks to accelerate workflow.
  • Audio linked to stories can be automatically archived in high quality mp3 format.
  • Digital clock added to Prompter.

Customers can view the complete enhancement list by logging into the Customer Zone and viewing the Release History.  For enquiries about upgrading your NewsBoss system to the latest version please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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