KVS 5.5.1 update: Maintenance release to fix recent security vulnerability, but also contains a dozen of enhancements that we were able to push through. Meanwhile we are slightly moving forward with the new admin panel GUI.
New year promo, congratulation words from KVS team and brief summary on our future plans. Happy New Year!
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KVS 5.5.0 update: beta testing phase is over, you can download update in customer zone on KVS website. 5.5.0 update has some specifics, please check them on our forum before updating your projects. For those who updated in beta mode there are several bugfixes available in the final update version, please consider repeating update procedure if these issues affect you.
KVS 5.5.0 is available in beta mode: "Nextgen" KVS architecture started, integration with DigiRegs.com, enhancements in player advertising, some usability enhancements in admin panel and more.
KVS 5.4.0 update: beta testing phase is over, you can download update in customer zone on KVS website. There is a known issue with displaying flags in massedit GUI. Please refer to forum post on how to solve that.
KVS 5.4.0 is available in beta mode: new way of running background processes, integration with Neuroscore.ai, better content import and grabbers, some enhancements in limiting video duration, new way of managing conversion task priorities and much more.
Get 20% off for all new licenses, including source code, migration and branding free options during winter festive period with NY2021 promo code! Wishing you happy Christmas and New Year holidays!
KVS 5.3.0 is available in beta mode: attaching pre-rolls / post-rolls into video files, bulk-update via import GUI, admin toolbar in site area, better admin panel notifications, granulated editing permissions for albums, corrected cookie settings, ability for members to automatically delete their profiles and other enhancements.
KVS 5.2.0 update: beta testing phase is over, you can download update in customer zone on KVS website.
KVS 5.2.0 is available in beta mode: better conversion engine, better video watermarks, screenshot cropping enhanced, better support for vertical screenshots, more features in importing and exporting feeds, anti-spam module, major improvements in VAST monetization, chunked file uploads, AWE Black Label integration, Single Sign-On feature and many other improvements.
Dear Friends, thank you for yet another year with us! Please use NY2020 promo code to get 20% discount on new licenses, including source code and branding free options.
KVS 5.1.1 is available for download: player enhancements, admin panel performance improvements, ability to filter by quality in grabbers, support for NATS User Management and dozen of other enhancements in various areas
KVS 5.1.0 is available in beta mode: WebP support in video screenshots, player VAST and VPAID enhancements, new player stats, free VAST from adspyglass.com, animated GIFs in video formats, CTR rotator enhancements and performance improvements, and other.
We are happy to announce major update for KVS player with full support for VAST 3.0 and VPAID 2.0 and with big set of enhancements in pre-roll display. You can update player right now without waiting for the full KVS update. Please find more details on KVS forum.
KVS 5.0.1 update: beta testing phase is over, you can download update in customer zone on KVS website. Please note that this update has some installation specifics and it is highly recommended to check instructions on forum before updating your projects (forum link is inside).
KVS 5.0.1 is available in beta mode: now you can update your 4.x and 3.x projects to 5.0 and migrate to PHP 7. Check details for specific requirements and limitations regarding KVS 5 and PHP 7. Visit KVS forum for detailed info about 5.0.1 update.
KVS 5.0.0 is available for new installations: PHP7 support, inactive categorization, new billings API, GIF support in photo albums, adblock protection in advertising, search queries performance optimization, admin panel usability improvements and dozen of other enhacements! There is also player hotfix for 4.0.3 and 4.0.4 to resolve VAST issue in UC Browser.
Dear All, we are happy to congratulate you with the upcoming NY 2019 and wish you all the best in the New Year!
Excellent news! We are happy to announce FREE redesign of KVS default theme that can be used by everyone.
KVS 4.0.4 update: beta testing phase is over, you can download update in customer zone on KVS website. In 4.0.4 we additionally fixed critical player bug on Android 9 devices and also added several small enhancements.
KVS 4.0.3 is available in beta mode. Huge set of player advertising and VAST enhancements, support for advertisement push notifications, enhancements in grabbers and some more.
KVS 4.0.2 update: beta testing phase is over, you can download update in customer zone on KVS website.
KVS 4.0.2 is available in beta mode. VAST advertising bugfixes, Google ReCAPTCHA integration, GDPR compliance enhancements; and several dozen of small enhancements and bugfixes.
KVS 4.0.1 update: beta testing phase is over, you can download update in customer zone on KVS website.
KVS 4.0.1 is available in beta mode. New branch and new development cycle. Many improvements in advertising module, conversion engine, player, grabbers and other areas.
New KVS theme available for basic tube sites and CJ tubes. Supports 4 skins and 10 languages. Supports modern AJAX pagination and sorting in lists, which can be switched off optionally. Fully adopted for good SEO coverage.
Simple lightweight theme for basic tube sites and CJ tubes. Supports 4 skins and 10 languages. Supports modern AJAX pagination and sorting in lists, which can be switched off optionally. Fully adopted for good SEO coverage.
Unique paysite theme highly adopted for good conversion and rebills ratio.
KVS 3.9.1 update: beta testing phase is over, you can download update in customer zone on KVS website. You can find more info about update procedure on KVS forum (see full news for the link).
Version 3.9.1: Huge set of fixes and improvements for the new HTML5 player, improved player stability and video serving, many improvements in tube grabbers, support for access codes, enhancements in content access restrictions, paying tokens for traffic on the uploaded content: more than 50 total improvements!
We are glad to announce that one of the bunch of planned KVS themes is finally available: Tablet Theme. The new theme has modern design, provides easy-to-use site navigation for all platforms, features modern AJAX behavior, 100% google performance index for all devices, fully adaptive.
We would like to thank you for your trust and support and wish you an excellent upcoming 2017! 25% coupon for all new KVS licenses valid till January 12.
Version 3.9.0: Finally! The much-awaited brand new HTML5 player is here, with the features you already know, and then some. Anti-hotlink protection is now much more robust, video file link encryption, HD flag support for videos, separate rotation in categories and tags, a few major things optimised, plus tons of other new improvements in a new version of KVS!
Version 3.8.5: Feature-rich content grabbers with autopilot support, multi-threaded import, PayPal support, token gifts and more.
Version 3.8.4: Token payouts, localization features in the admin panel, theme configuration page, anti-spam features, more traffic saving features, 8 new theme languages, and dozens of other improvements in the new version of KVS!
New Year special from Kernel Video Sharing and brand new 3.8.2 version! We would like to thank you with great NY presents for your trust and support!
Version 3.8.1: New token-based features on your site, customizable tags, improved messaging, yet another batch of conversion engine tweaks, better admin panel usability and dozens of other fixes in yet another KVS version!
KVS has teamed up with King Servers hosting for a very special offer: order any dedicated server and get a FREE KVS Ultimate installation + brand new Ultimate theme (for 1 domain)!
The new theme is now supporting responsive layout! We've also fixed several functionality issues in the theme.
Version 3.8.0: A lot more categorization options, series now supported, satellite content filtration improvements, different screenshot and photo cropping profiles for different image sources, import and import feeds improvements, users can now set content price and make money, optimizations and dozens of other fixes.
Version 3.7.0: The new theme was finalized; playlists now have a lot more features; comments to posts; improvements in screenshot processing; better category avatar generation; full export feed localization.
Dear friends, happy 2015! Sending you our warmest wishes. Let this coming year be full of joy and happiness for you. Expect new KVS versions and a brand new theme from us. We will also do our best to implement all the planned improvements and new features as well as a few very special updates. Thanks for choosing KVS, we'd love to keep working for you in 2015.
New Year special from Kernel Video Sharing (expires Jan 29, 2015)! Free content migration from other scripts! 50% discount when you buy a new theme. 50% discount when you order source PHP code.
Version 3.6.0: HTTPS support, video and album list blocks perform much better, important language satellite improvements.
Version 3.5.2 is now available: important language satellite and directory fixes, custom max watermark width in %, checking for duplicate embed codes when importing, and a few improvements in site blocks.
Version 3.5.1 is now available: calculating user activity and ranking, filtering categories, models, and other categorization items by minimal content, a few minor improvements and fixes compared to 3.5.0.
Version 3.5.0: several crucial architecture-related faults with iframe codes and directory localization were eliminated. The way asynchronous requests are processed in all site blocks was reworked; player ad features were improved; users can now subscribe to models and sponsors. Plenty of minor improvements in site blocks.
Version 3.4.2 is now available: this version features an optimized conversion engine, a range of player and player settings tweaks, as well as tens of fixes and improvements in administration panel and site blocks.
Version 3.4.1 is now available: 3.4.1 features a number of fixes for 3.4.0 issues, as well as faster file copying by the conversion engine, support for vertical videos, and a few site improvements.
Kernel Video Sharing team wishes you happy New Year! Wishing all your dreams come true in the new year, and lots of new ideas! Thank you for choosing KVS for your projects, for all your thoughts and ideas that help us make KVS better!
Order KVS ULTIMATE before Jan 20, 2014, and get source PHP code and data migration from other engines for free!
Version 3.4.0: Plenty of improvements in site and ad management, even more ad-related player features, abstract posts for any site content, updated statistics, scheduled backups, and much more.
Version 3.3.3 is now available: important fixes for new 3.3.0 features, photo albums now support administrator flags, you can now configure additional time offsets for content publishing, more settings in content and model search are available, and a number of other fixes and improvements have been made.
3.3.1 update is available: player bugfixes, support for videos with non standard SAR, support for custom FTP ports, enhancements in content search and search stats, other enhancements.
Version 3.3.0: major player update, conversion engine improvements and optimization, visual protection against automated content submissions, better administration panel usability and tons of other improvements.
Version 3.2.0 is here: subscriptions to channels and users, DVDs / channels grouping, voting for comments, new plugin for calculating content stats, many enhancements in site blocks, and dozens of other improvements.
KVS 3.1.0 released: stop words, token-based access enhancements, feeds improvements, player JS API reworked, quick start manual update and more.
We at Kernel Video Sharing team wish you happy New Year 2013! Wishing you a successful year in business and life, lots of new high-profitable projects. Stay optimistic and be happy!
The new plugin to upload content via FTP, performance optimization on different levels, support for text messsages in videos / albums flagging and a dozen of small enhancements in various spheres.
The new version has integration with NATS and UCDN, enhancements to the admin panel permission system, and a set of other small changes.
KVS security concept changed, audit plugin was extended with security criteria check, audit plugin documentation added.
With small New Year delays we are glad to release the next KVS version! New features in albums - multiple categories, flags support and other, importing feeds switched to parallel processing, mixed videos / albums blocks and much more in 2.4.1.
Dear friends! We hope the New Year will bring you the realization of all your dreams and projects.
The brand new version with highly demanded new features and enhancements is done. More than 22 changes! Check them out now!
Added new admin panel plugins, added ability to import RSS feeds, integrated zombaio.com payment processor, refactored the concept of own embed codes - find these new features and much more in the newest KVS release!
Migrated to ffmpeg 0.8, new video formats features such as limiting speed and conditionally-optional formats, some enhancements in photo albums and more!
Huge enhancements in photo albums, added ability to connect albums to videos, added ability to restart any background tasks, added ability for bulk screenshots / albums formats re-creation, some small changes in rotator. Added a unique feature to debug website pages and much more!
New options in website list blocks, new billings added. Enhancements for videos export, importing and exporting feeds, audit plugin, massedit.
Added video and video screenshots rotator! New options in building tube networks with KVS. And many other enhancements.
Enhancements in importing feeds, conversion servers, audit plugin. New website block.
Photo albums migrated to the new engine, many new features were added to them. Also some enhancements in video import, conversion logging, screenshots and more.
Exporting feeds added, enhancements in video formats, player settings and more.
Added epoch billing support, importing feeds, ability to create category avatars from videos and more.
Enhancements in multiserver support, massedit, videos import, added ccbill and flagging.
Some enhancements in default templates, enhancements for users and stats.
The brand new version which was started more than a year ago is finally released! We completely changed software architecture, which brought KVS to the next unbelievable level.
KVS 1.4.1 update contains some important fixes in conversion engine.
The awaited KVS 1.4 contains huge amount of big and small fixes and new features! We did our best to count as much as possible feedback from our customers.
The new 1.3 version has populated all fixes and features from 1.1 and 1.2, which were not announced as news.
After feedback from our potential and existing customers we found that full community features are not required for everybody, but people only need some part of community functionality. Based on that we divided KVS into several packages with different prices, so that give you flexibility to choose the package with meets your requirements.
Many of you have spent months waiting for truly feature-packed, reliable, easy-to-use and fast-working backend software to power your tube sites with. The moment has come. Having spent over a year building the product and testing it, Kernel Team is happy to officially release Kernel Video Sharing.