Update: Resolume Arena 5.1 and Avenue 4.6 – Pixelmaps and Art-Net Made easy

Update: Resolume Arena 5.1 and Avenue 4.6 – Pixelmaps and Art-Net Made easy

The Arena 5.1 / Avenue 4.6 release is Resolume’s Boss Fight. New features, new tricks and new workflows.

Resolume Avenue 4 VJ Software

Avenue 4 is an instrument for VJs, AV performers and video artists. It puts all your media and effects right at your fingertips so you can quickly improvise your live visuals.

Learn More | Purchase Avenue 4.6

Resolume Arena 5 Media Server

Arena 5 has everything Avenue 4 has, plus advanced options for projection mapping and blending projectors. Control it from a lighting desk and sync to the DJ via SMPTE timecode.

Learn More | Purchase Arena 5.1

What's new in Arena 5.1 & Avenue 4.6


  • ArtPoll and Art-Net Unicast
  • Much lower memory usage when using still images and non-DXV movies
  • Load images as guides for in Input and Output mapping
  • Export slices to .svg

resolume new stuff

  • Clip Menu Item: Strip Audio
  • Type 4 space separated numerical values to enter a slice top, left, width and height coordinates
  • RGBA fixture colorspace
  • Maintain fixture scale and proportion when switching fixtures
  • Duplicate lumiverse
  • Button to toggle snapping
  • Multiselect and drag slices between and within screens
  • Roll over rotation range for slices
  • Mouse hover popup in DMX Output window that shows the channel value as a number
  • When deleting a column with an active clip, make the first clip in the column before it the active one
  • When moving a Slice mask completely outside of a slice, paint the slice outline red
  • When creating new fixture automatically start giving it a name

resolume art net


  • Blackmagic output broken in 504
  • Soft edge params are universal
  • Resolume does not accept Art-Net messages coming from the same computer
  • Twitch crashes on OSX when moving it from clip to layer or comp
  • Dragging a slice to a differently sized screen adjusts the slice's output width & height
  • RGBW(A) fixtures don't output the correct values.
  • Apparently there is now also a RevB for the Enttec Mk2
  • Unneccesary Undomanager memory increase
  • Alpha dropdown does not show on DXV content with alpha when Quicktime is not installed
  • Params missing from Slice multiselect
  • Slices are snapped without moving the mouse
  • Art-Net output already in use by different entry doesn't update its error message when the output is freed
  • Preview flickers on active clip with alpha
  • Massive FPS drop after loading a different preset or after undo
  • 360 softedging places the blend in the entire area outside the comp
  • Advanced output window covers all other system menus
  • Snapping works for only for slices on the selected screen
  • Enabling autopilot after clip has looped makes it jump to the target clip immediately
  • Softedge is applied on disabled slices
  • SoftEdge textures dont get updated when slice is moved through params.
  • DMX automap default value for Master Speed is off by 1
  • Soft edge has a black line.
  • Fixture is missing right click options
  • Use computer name as default node name instead of “Resolume”
  • Y Mirror Broken in Output
  • No right click context menu for masks?
  • CMD/CTRL-A in the Advanced Output gets passed to deck
  • Ghost rendering when resizing slice using transformer draggers
  • advanced.xml can cause Arena to crash on startup
  • Duplicate plugin folders are scanned twice
  • Reconnecting a clip with different length results in wrong playback speed
  • X,Y controls missing when editing the points of an input mask
  • Performance drops with a *lot* of slices
  • Windows version loads hidden osx files as blank clips
  • Clip preview is straight alpha, clip-in-layer preview is premult
  • Composition bypass doesn't bypass layer routed slice
  • No right click context menu for masks?
  • Lumiverse output appears empty
  • Fixture is missing right click options
  • BPM stops when resync gets triggerd by dmx
  • Can not move perspective point on output slice with keyboard arrow keys
  • Stingy Sphere on a layer gets the wrong viewport values
  • Time Remaining shows time till clip end, not till clip outpoint

Learn More | Purchase Arena 5.1 or Avenue 4.6

Posted by Kim Sternisha