A Brief Version History of YoloBox Lineups Software Updates

Latest update on 2022/9/8

As our customers may already know, YoloBox/Pro is an Android-based software-driven device. It is constantly evolving and getting all the more powerful with additional features through updates.

On the other hand, we pride ourselves as a live streaming technology company that has the industry’s most responsive and diligent engineering team.

Please see below the version history of YoloBox and Pro’s software updates

YoloBox Pro Updates

YoloBox Pro v2.0.0 (Released on 2022/8/26)

  • Video/Instant Replay: Capture video highlights and enhance your live productions;
  • YoloCast‘s Web URL Overlay application is now built-in on YoloBox Pro;
  • You can duplicate, move, bring to front, and send to back graphic overlays;
  • Audio control for monitoring & streaming made separate;
  • Support outputting 60fps to LiveU Solo;
  • Fixed green bar for SD card videos.

YoloBox Pro v1.9.1 (Released on 2022/7/29)

  • YoloCast as a new streaming destination was added to YoloBox Pro. You can now live stream to YoloCast and then multistream to up to 15 destinations with the Business Plan. And you can also enjoy some Premium features including embedding to the website, automated scheduling, simulated live, highlight clipping, automated captioning, real-time analytics, video monetization, and more. (Extra 50% off discount for all YoloBox users with promo code “YOLOBOX”. Get it before it’s gone! Visit dashboard.yololiv.com);
  • Optimized scoreboard size.

YoloBox Pro v1.9.0 (Released on 2022/7/22)

  • Inviting Guest (Bring up to 5 guests into your broadcasts. You send a link and guests can easily join from a web browser using most mobile devices and webcam-equipped computers);
  • Enhanced Side-By-Side multiview (Aaron’s ideal Mini Presentation Switcher is now built-in on YoloBox Pro;
  • USB Webcam out now supports outputting overlays to a laptop;
  • Background music for countdown timer overlays;
  • 4 more social overlay templates;
  • Swap Multi-view with one click (Works for PIP, Side by Side, Split View & News Layout);
  • Comments from Twitch are now supported (Only for direct integration);
  • Auto-Hide Optimized (Applied to all graphic overlays; added a countdown timer).

YoloBox Pro v1.8.0 (Released on 2022/6/15)

  • Switch 10+ video sources(Originally 6);
  • Create multiple Multi-Views(PiP, Side-By-Side, etc; Up to 2 each);
  • USB-C for external USB drive(for storage or extra source/overlay);
  • USB-C For RodeCaster Pro & some other audio mixers;
  • Automatically hide your overlays with pre-set duration;
  • More shapes for the sub-screen of Picture in Picture;
  • Fade-To-Black(Thanks to PhotoJoseph);
  • Optimized auto-switch with a countdown timer for each video source;
  • Fixed web URL overlay & audio issues.

YoloBox Pro v1.7.0 (Released on 2022/5/12)

  • Auto-Switching is optimized by adding the looping feature and redefining the switching order with the main source specified;
  • Up to 60fps live streaming for single HDMI input;
  • 2 new graphic overlays (titles and social overlays) with multiple built-in templates;
  • You can now have background music for countdown timer overlays;
  • Standard bug fixes and performance improvement.

YoloBox Pro v1.6.0 (Released on 2022/4/25)

  • Web URL overlay: Add a webpage of a live graphics platform and use it as an overlay for professional event;
  • Auto-Switching: Preset video sources and switch order, YoloBox Pro can automatically switch for you. Best for the one-man crew!
  • USB Webcam out now supports outputting both video and audio to a laptop;
  • Support scheduling a live stream event within one year;
  • Adds timing for SD card videos;
  • 2 new multiview templates (News Layout, Triple);
  • You can now save all graphic overlays while creating a new live stream;
  • You can now adjust transparency for countdown timer overlay and multi-views backgrounds;
  • UI redesigned for the “Account” screen. You can opt to update to the latest version manually by tapping on the “Upgrade” button;
  • Fixed green bar issue with a laptop as video input, which occurred on a small portion of computer models (Please go to “Account” > “System Upgrade” to update and fix).

YoloBox Pro v1.5.2 (Released on 2022/3/8)

  • Reusing project setting: you can now replicate the live stream and reuse it without any hassle (Please note, previously loaded and customized graphic overlays will be cleared after the update);
  • Animated GIF overlay support;
  • Superchat overlay support;
  • You can delete your live stream events in batch;
  • You can now delete scoreboard team logo;
  • You can now manually enter the desired bitrate with the new minimum bitrate at 1,000k bps.

YoloBox Pro v1.4.0 (Released on 2022/1/21)

  • USBC webcam out is now available. Please note that currently audio, overlays and background images are not supported;
  • Line in/Mic in audio volume is significantly imporved and balanced;
  • Audio delay adjustment (Up to 125ms for Mic-in & Line-in).

YoloBox Pro v1.3.1 (Released on 2021/12/17)

  • We currently support audio mixing up to 3 channels from 2 HDMI inputs, 1 Line-in/Mic-in, and 2 SD card inputs, of your choice;
  • Standard bug fixes and performance improvement.

YoloBox Pro v1.2.0 (Released on 2021/11/22)

  • Animated countdown timer overlay is now available. Two pre-made designs with options to customize;
  • Support flipping screen upside down;
  • Support adjusting screen brightness by simply swiping down on the screen;
  • The comments overlap issue has been fixed;
  • Standard bug fixes and performance improvement.

YoloBox Pro v1.1.0 (Released on 2021/10/29)

  • You can now record with a fixed frame rate, including 20fps, 24fps, 25fps, 29.97fps and 30fps;
  • You can choose a preferred video transition duration, including 0.5s, 1s, 1.5s, 2s, 2.5s and 3s;
  • You can adjust the speed of rolling captions;
  • Standard bug fixes and performance improvement.

YoloBox Pro v1.0.9 (Released on 2021/10/19)

  • Chroma Key is now available for all video sources;
  • Up to 50,000Kbps for recording on Monitor Mode;
  • Record the whole live stream without being split;
  • Livestream to Facebook/RTMP(s) is supported under Single-platform stream mode;
  • Standard bug fixes and performance improvement.

YoloBox Pro v1.0.8 (Released on 2021/9/28)

  • Monitor Mode. You can now use YoloBox Pro only as a monitor and switcher without having to connect the internet or create an event;
  • Comments overlay styling like Streamyard. Customize your comments overlays with colors, fonts, size. You can also scale and drag it to where you want to place it;
  • Streaming Mode is now defaulted as “Direct Single-Platform Stream”;
  • Standard bug fixes and performance improvement.

YoloBox Pro v1.0.6 (Released on 2021/9/14)

  • Support adding 2 videos from SD card. You can now add a total of 3 sources (2 videos & 1 PDF) from the SD card;
  • Scoreboard Countdown Timer is now available. Taking your sport live production to the next level;
  • Removed the limit of how many characters can be displayed when adding rolling captions.

YoloBox Pro v1.0.5 (Released on 2021/8/27)

  • You can now adjust the bitrate from 2,000 kbps to 8,000 kbps under different encoding settings;
  • You can now test internet speed on YoloBox Pro via “Network Test” in “Account”;
  • You can now view network indicator of upload and download speed displayed on the top of screen;
  • Standard bug fixes and performance improvement.

YoloBox Pro v1.0.4 (Released on 2021/8/18)

  • You can now select encoding options including CBR, VBR, CQ;
  • Built-In Chroma Key is finally available now on YoloBox Pro;
  • Standard bug fixes and performance improvement.

YoloBox Pro v1.0.2 (Released on 2021/8/9)

  • You can now customize the overlay and scoreboard for a more professional look with colors, size, fonts, background and scaling;
  • Fixed an issue when audio & video are not synced when streaming from SD card video;
  • Standard bug fixes and performance improvement.

YoloBox Mini Updates

YoloBox Mini v1.3.0 (Released on 2022/9/8)

  • You can now enter as many characters as possible for scrolling text
  • Optimized compatibility with SD cards
  • Fixed green bar issue for SD card videos
  • Fixed blurry graphic overlays

YoloBox Mini v1.2.0 (Released on 2022/8/11)

  • Video switching supported (Switch between HDMI, USB, 2 SD card videos and PDF)
  • Inviting Guest
  • Multi-Views (PIP, Side by Side, Split View, News Layout, Triple)
  • Enhanced Side-By-Side multiview (Aaron’s ideal Mini Presentation Switcher is now built-in on YoloBox Pro
  • Web URL Overlay Optimized
  • Auto-Switching
  • Audio Mixing
  • Chroma Key
  • Fade-To-Black video transition
  • Auto-hide for graphic overlays
  • Background music for countdown timer overlays
  • More shapes for the sub-screen of Picture in Picture
  • Swap Multi-views with one click
  • Twitch comments supported

YoloBox Mini v1.1.0 (Released on 2022/5/20)

  • Web URL overlay: Add a webpage of a live graphics platform and use it as an overlay for professional events;
  • Reusing project setting: you can now replicate the live stream and reuse it without any hassle;
  • 2 new graphic overlays (titles and social overlays) with multiple built-in templates;
  • Animated GIF overlay support;
  • You can now adjust transparency for the countdown timer overlay.

YoloBox Updates

YoloBox v3.9.0 (Released on 2022/8/18)

  • YoloCast is now Built-In as a platform
  • Choose background music for countdown timer
  • Mainstream Social Overlays built-in
  • Auto-hide overlay with preset duration for scoreboard
  • Twitch comments supported
  • Speedtest is now working again
  • Standard bug fixes & performance improvement

YoloBox v3.8.1 (Released on 2022/7/1)

  • Auto-switching
  • Reusing project setting: you can now replicate the live stream and reuse it without any hassle. (Please note, previously loaded and customized graphic overlays will be cleared after the update.)
  • 2 new multi-views (News layout, Triple)
  • New graphic overlays (Titles & social overlays)
  • Automatically hide your overlays with pre-set duration
  • More shapes for the sub-screen of Picture in Picture
  • Fade-To-Black video transition
  • Timing for SD card videos
  • Animated GIF overlay
  • Superchat overlay
  • You can delete live stream events in batch. And many more. Explore yourself!

YoloBox v3.7.6 (Released on 2021/12/1)

  • Monitor Mode – monitor and switch without internet required;
  • Stream & record with fixed frame rate – 20, 24, 25, 29.97 and 30fps;
  • Animated countdown timer overlay with 2 pre-made designs;
  • 2 videos from SD card & scoreboard countdown timer;
  • Comments overlay styling;
  • Record whole live stream without being split;
  • Up to 50,000Kbps for recording on Monitor mode;
  • Flip screen upside down;
  • Adjust screen brightness;
  • Adjust video transition duration;
  • Adjust rolling caption speed;
  • Livestream to Facebook/RTMP(s) is supported under Single-platform stream mode;
  • Streaming mode is now defaulted as “Direct Single-Platform Stream”;
  • And many other small feature updates;
  • Standard bug fixes and performance improvement.

YoloBox v3.6.0 (Released on 2021/9/3)

  • Encoding Modes: You can now select an encoding mode including CBR, VBR, CQ;
  • Bitrate Control: You can now adjust the bitrate from 2,000 kbps to 8,000 kbps under different encoding settings;
  • Overlay & Scoreboard: You can now customize your graphic overlays, including editing the fonts, colors, and background colors of your lower-thirds, scoreboard, rolling captions;
  • Network Test & Speed Indicator: You can now test Internet speed on YoloBox via “Network Test” in “Account”, and view network indicator of upload and download speed displayed on the top of the screen;
  • Standard bug fixes and performance improvement.

YoloBox v3.5.0 (Released on 2021/4/13)

  • Modified the background color of the scoreboard to make the color more neutral;
  • Added two video transition effects, “Flip Page” and “Cube”;
  • Supported single-platform live broadcast mode, you can use the box to directly push to the target without going through YoloLiv’s cloud service. Currently this version only supports RTMP protocol, therefore it does not support Facebook and RTMPS platforms for the moment;
  • Fixed the issue of frame dropping during live broadcast.

YoloBox v3.4.1 (Released on 2021/2/23)

  • Fixed an issue where some camera images would unexpectedly have green bars;
  • Fixed an issue when fps drops when USB input is plugged in;
  • Fixed an issue where some recorded videos cannot be accessed;
  • Standard bug fixes and performance improvements.

YoloBox v3.4.0 (Released on 2021/2/8)

  • Split-View and Side-By-Side are now supported;
  • You can now set the aspect ratio for the sub-screen of Picture in Picture;
  • There will be a dissolve effect when overlay appears.

YoloBox v3.3.0 (Released on 2021/1/8)

  • PDF from local SD card can be added as an extra video source;
  • You can now add comment overlay to the stream to interact with audiences! Premium desktop features For Free on YoloBox;
  • Standard bug fixes and performance improvements.

YoloBox v3.2.1 (Released on 2020/12/22)

  • You can now output your program with overlays and Picture in Picture;
  • You can now use transitions when switching video sources, including fade, wipe, Zoom, and many more;
  • You can now continuously record after the interruption of internet;
  • Fixes an issue where audio pops and clicks in some YouTube live-streaming;
  • Fixes an issue where some Cannon camera images would be unexpectedly stretched or cropped;
  • Standard bug fixes and performance improvements.

YoloBox v3.2.0 (Released on 2020/11/27)

  • You can now use transitions when switching video sources, including wipe, dissolve, and windowslice more in the making;
  • You can now save your RTMP configurations;
  • Power indicator optimization;
  • Standard bug fixes with cameras and audio.

YoloBox v3.1.0 (Released on 2020/11/3)

  • You can now schedule your live stream with direct integration;
  • You can now view comments from Facebook and YouTube on YoloBox;
  • Redesigned graphic overlay compression and improved display quality;
  • Image stretching issue on some Cannon models should also be fixed.

YoloBox v3.0.2 (Released on 2020/10/13)

  • Bug fix with RTMP notification emails(You will not miss any emails sent from our new servers, and probably more instant);
  • You can now re-use the same stream URL and stream key in different live events;
  • You can now further re-size overlay logos;
  • Line In Audio will also be automatically followed;
  • All IMEI will be displayed.

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