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CoRD Changelog

0.5.4, Released 28 March 2010

Bugs Fixed:

  • Main window hotkey now correctly set to Cmd-Alt-1
  • Main window should now do a better job at remembering the size its set to and returning to that size
  • Main window should no longer resize when deleting a saved session
  • Auto-login issues created in 0.5.3 should be fixed
  • Time Zone syncing issues created in 0.5.3 should be fixed

New Features:

  • Quicklook item for .rdp files

0.5.3, Released 08 March 2010

Bugs Fixed:

  • Fixes some cursor issues left unresolved from 0.5.2
  • Fixes a crash caused when logging was turned on and multiple logging calls were made
  • Includes a patch that fixes some wording/documentation issues in the Preferences (thanks efission)
  • Fixes a misbehavior of the Quick Connect box

New Features:

  • Can now launch existing saved sessions via rdp:// URLs
  • Users can now define the hostname CoRD sends to Windows when connecting
  • Select Next & Select Previous Toolbar buttons
  • Imported several changes from the rdesktop trunk

Known Issues:

  • Saved passwords may stop working on Server 2008 and Windows 7 sessions
  • There's a crash when switching or disconnecting from sessions while using Full Screen mode

0.5.2, Released 21 January 2010

Bugs Fixed:

  • Fixes slow cursors in Windows Vista, 7, and Server 2008
  • Disk forwarding: proper file sizes now shown even in 64-bit mode
  • Cmd-` now cycles through windows in Windowed mode
  • Type Selection now works in the Server List
  • Fixed issues with international keyboards
  • A number of crashes fixed or mitigated

New Features:

  • Self-Install / On-Disk-Location Checking
  • UKCrashReporter + CrashPool?.com replace Smart Crash Reports for crash reporting
  • Overhauled main toolbar -- this may disrupt existing toolbar customizations
  • Can now enable/disable settings via rdp:// launched sessions
  • Can now leave audio at remote machines
  • Added an "Open in Plain Text" alternate to the "Open in Finder" menu item (hold Command)

0.5.1, Released 01 September 2009

New Features:

  • Adds preference for using the system-defined SOCKS proxy.
  • Extended preferences system for Disk Forwarding

Bugs Fixed:

  • Fixes a glitch that prevented remote sessions from going to full screen (#86)
  • Fixes a crash when a remote machine disconnects and isn't the active session (#104)
  • Fixes a crash on 10.6 when connecting (#122)

0.5, Released 29 July 2009

New Features:

  • Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 support (rdesktop core upgraded to 1.6.0)
  • Disk and printer forwarding (Experimental. Disk works well usually, printer works in some cases)
  • Ability to set default connection settings for new servers, Quick Connect connections, rdp:// URLs, and
  • Ability to add custom screen resolutions from the Preferences window
  • Searching for servers: search by label or hostname, similar to Spotlight (jump to search: Cmd-Opt-F, then hit enter to open connection, or up/down to change selection)
  • Font Smoothing (ClearType?)
  • Ability to set HotKeys? (Cmd-1-9) for saved sessions
  • Keyboard shortcut to toggle between Unified and Windowed modes (Cmd-U)
  • Keyboard shortcut for Quick Connect Box (Cmd-G)
  • Shift-Return in Quick Connect now connects to a console/admin session
  • 'Show in Finder' option in the server contextual menu
  • Ability to keep server list sorted alphabetically
  • Ability to select update feed (stable/beta/nightly)
  • Initial support for IPv6 addresses
  • Support for creating connections from the command line
  • Full 10.5 and 10.6 support, Universal 32/64-bit binary
  • Other enhancements

Bugs fixed:

  • Increased performance all around, especially when running very large displays or scaling displays
  • Support for Unicode usernames, passwords, and domains
  • Color depth is more reliable with certain servers
  • Fixed memory leaks in the Server List and Session View
  • Fixed the Select Next and Select Previous menu items. They now switch back and forth between sessions as expected
  • Fixed a hang when the server being connected to didn't exist
  • Fixed some drawing glitches
  • Many other minor bugs fixed

Known Issues:

  • RDP6.0 isn't supported. Network level authentication and TLS aren't supported. Server 2008 needs to be configured accordingly
  • This release will not run on OS X 10.4 Tiger. PowerPC support has been officially dropped, although CoRD should still run on PPC
  • On Snow Leopard (or any Mac using Gamma 1.8), drawing will be uneven.

0.4.3, Released 01 Dec 2007

Bugs fixed:

  • Drawing glitch on 10.5 Leopard
  • Mouse dragging problem

0.4.2, Released 29 October 2007

Bugs fixed:

  • Drawing glitch on 10.5 Leopard

0.4.1, Released 16 May 2007

Bugs fixed:

  • Clipboard redirection now works with XP and unicode characters
  • Fix crash bug after disconnecting to the selected server with others open
  • Saved server re-ordering (by dragging) works correctly
  • New saved servers start with a valid color count

0.4, Released 14 May 2007

New Features:

  • Much more intuitive and Mac-like interface which replaces the servers window and tab-toolbar with a drawer for saved servers and active sessions and inspector to edit saved servers. This allows for a user customizable toolbar and better server status information. Saved servers can now only be connected to once, and you can stop a pending connection.
  • Windowed and full screen mode. You can now view each session in a different window or view one filling the entire screen. Tab-based view (Unified mode) is still the default
  • Clipboard support: text can now be copied and pasted between active sessions and OS X
  • Most keyboard layouts (and all keys on them) now work. When logging into a new session, Windows' keyboard mapping chosen is based on what keyboard input type you've chosen in Mac OS X's System Preferences.
  • Windows Domain support
  • Console session support (for Windows 2003 + servers)
  • Ability to resize connections bigger than your display instead of using scroll bars
  • Save screen captures to file
  • Drag and drop of saved servers between list and Finder (allowing interoperability with Microsoft's RDC client)
  • Third mouse button recognized
  • Ability to connect to a server without creating a new saved server ('Quick Connect')
  • Help system

Bugs fixed:

  • Memory leaks are largely fixed, meaning that you can disconnect and reconnect without CoRD using large amounts of memory
  • OS X mouse cursor now almost never gets stuck as the remote cursor
  • Display won't flicker on fast connections
  • 24-bit color (millions of colors) works properly

0.3, Released 13 April 2007

New Features:

  • Saving of servers, with passwords stored in keychain
  • Interoperability with Microsoft's client (saving and opening of RDC files)
  • Tab-style view of open connections, with optional thumbnail previews
  • More screen resolutions to choose from
  • A failed connection doesn't freeze up CoRD

Bugs fixed:

  • Far fewer screen artifacts
  • Cursor is better behaved
  • Numerous small bugs

0.2, Released 4 October 2006

Features

  • Sparkle integration for automatic updates
  • Right click emulation with Control-Shift-Click
  • Connect to a custom port
  • Preferred resolution and color depth are saved between sessions
  • Status of connections and error reporting

Bugs fixed

  • Proper modifier key handling. Now multiple mouse selection and caps lock work correctly
  • More screen resolutions added
  • Window hides on close, behaving much like Mail.app
  • Fix menu items
  • Fix scrollwheel events
  • Add Home, End, Page Up, Page Down to keymap

0.1, Released 12 September 2006