Release Notes for Feature Pack 202004 release-notes-for-feature-pack

Adobe recommends that you upgrade to the latest version of Adobe Experience Manager (AEM). AEM Screens provides maintenance support for the AEM 6.3 Screens platform.

Availability availability

AEM Screens released AEM 6.4 Feature Pack 8 and AEM 6.5 Feature Pack 4.

You can download the latest Feature Pack for AEM Screens 6.4.8 or AEM Screens 6.5.4 Release from the Software Distribution Portal using your Adobe ID. Navigate to the Adobe Experience Manager tab and search for Screens to get the latest Feature Pack.

Release Date release-date

The Release Date for AEM Screens Feature Pack 202004 is April 20, 2020.

What’s New what-s-new

  • Playback Interruption Strategy Options

    As a Content Author, specify when a channel is interrupted. This action helps so you can choose to cut off non-critical content, but optionally let important content play entirely before cutting off play because of scheduling.

    To learn more about the options available from the Channel Assignment dialog box to implement this feature in your AEM Screens project, see the section Interruption Method.

  • Screens Launches

    The Content Author user experience flow has been improved and reduced the number of clicks to use future publish.

    See Content Update using Screens Launch for more details.

  • Channel Dashboard

    Reflects updates to instructions in the channel dashboard in the CHANNEL INFORMATION panel.

  • View Manifest

    You can now view the manifest file from the channel dashboard.

    See Viewing the Manifest.

  • Text Overlay

    While adding test to the text overlay function, the font size is precise and improved.

    To create a compelling experience in a Sequence Channel by providing a title or a description overlaid on top of an image, see Text Overlay.

  • Improvements in Command Sync

    With this Feature Pack release, improvements in Command sync delay between asset changes are reflected.

    See Command Sync for more details.

Released AEM Screens Players

The following AEM Screens Players are released for AEM Screens released AEM 6.4 Feature Pack 8 and AEM 6.5 Feature Pack 4:

  • ChromeOS
  • Windows
  • Android™

AEM Screens Player Downloads

To download the latest AEM Screens Player and learn more about the bug fixes, see AEM Screens Player Downloads.