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ApexDC++ 1.6.2 security update

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of 1.6.2. This update fixes an exploit that allowed users to send malicious search requests to a hub, causing a large flood of UDP traffic to a specified IP address. Further details are available via Team Elite's discovery page.

OpenCandy, the recommendation engine behind sponsored programs in the installer, has now been removed. You should no longer be offered any additional software when running the setup file. They were terrible at responding and it wasn't worth the compromise.... read more

Posted by Crise 2016-05-27 Labels: release security

ApexDC++ 1.6.1 security update

It's been too long since our last version - nearly two years!

We're pleased to announce 1.6.1 has been released and is available for immediate download. In this new version, we've focused on updating libs such as OpenSSL 1.0.2h (lots of security fixes), Inno Setup, Boost and MSVC 2015 Update 2.

Furthermore, we hope to have finally fixed the connectivity issues with encrypted connections and a rare crash when removing hubs from favourites. We no longer automatically add any hubs to favourites, as this has been removed in 1.6.1.... read more

Posted by Crise 2016-05-14 Labels: release security

ApexDC++ 1.5.13 maintenance update released

We have published a maintenance release available for immediate download. 1.5.13 fixes a small set of issues that can in the worst case scenario render your installation of ApexDC effectively unusable. We recommend that you update your version of ApexDC as soon as possible.

ApexDC is currently a participant in the community choice vote for SourceForge project of the month for May. Votes will be accepted for one more day. Below is a link to the vote as well as listing of participants, check them out and vote if you feel like it. Thank you to the people who have already voted.... read more

Posted by Crise 2014-05-08

ApexDC++ 1.5.12 maintenance update released

1.5.12 is a bug fix release fixing all remaining known issues from 1.5.10 and majority of known issues from the recent 1.5.11.

Posted by Crise 2014-04-15

ApexDC++ 1.5.11 security update released

This is an important high priority security release, for more information please head on over to our website.

Posted by Crise 2014-04-10 Labels: security heartbleed

ApexDC++ 1.5.6 Released

We are pleased to announce 1.5.6 to the public, fixing a security vulnerability related to the Magnet URI handler and merging to ADC 1.0.2 protocol. A few other additions include tidying up the plugin menu (it's now located in File > Plugins menu and actually works) and synchronising with DC++'s speed limiter code. We have also updated the OpenSSL library bringing with it a few security fixes aswell.... read more

Posted by Lee 2013-04-07

ApexDC++ 1.3.6 Released

Bring on the speed! ApexDC++ 1.3.6 changes the way in which segments are downloaded. The new randomised approach allows for new files to be distributed better across a group of ApexDC++ downloaders. Ultimately, this should provide a better speed.

Other improvements include a new Plugin API update - so make sure you grab the new plugins - and a minor feature addition.

Posted by Lee 2010-09-05

ApexDC++ 1.3.4 Released

The management team are pleased to announce a new update to ApexDC++. This update improves stability by fixing bugs and includes patches from DC++ and StrongDC++. There are a select few translations updated ready for 1.3.4.

Details: http://forums.apexdc.net/topic/3829-released-apexdc-134/

Posted by Lee 2010-07-05

ApexDC++ 1.3.3 Released

Today we announce a maintenance update to our stable branch. It includes important fixes from DC++ and StrongDC++, with a few fixes of our own. We have also tweaked the behaviour of the update check to allow people more freedom to upgrade.

Posted by Lee 2010-06-15

Donations now accepted

We have enabled the donate page to allow anybody following our project to show their support. All the donations will go directly to funding the project through its program and website development.


Posted by Lee 2010-06-07

ApexDC++ 1.3.2 Released

t's that time again! Our second maintenance release for 1.3.x series is now available for immediate download. We have successfully merged with StrongDC++ 2.41 and fixed a load of bugs to provide a more stable program. The behaviour of auto updating a user's IP has been improved, minimising to tray works properly and a lot of crashes have been resolved. Check out our changelog for more details.

This is a highly recommended update to anybody suffering from stability issues in previous versions.

Posted by Lee 2010-05-26

ApexDC++ 1.3.1 Released

We are pleased to announce our first maintenance release of 1.3. We have received your bug reports and implemented fixes according to those. The program now integrates with the new Windows 7 taskbar and we have merged with StrongDC++ 2.40. There's lots more, so check out the changelog.

Posted by Lee 2010-03-09

ApexDC++ 1.3.0

It's been months in the making, but we're finally able to announce our next major version. 1.3 provides list of changes including merging with the latest StrongDC++ 2.30, 64-bit versions, new features and welcome maintenance fixes. This version includes DHT (disabled by default), acting as a global network across the whole of the Direct Connect network to speed up file transfers and increase sources.... read more

Posted by Lee 2010-02-24

ApexDC++ 1.2.1 Released

After a few technical issues, 1.2.1 is now available for the public. We have been privately testing this maintenance release for a few months now in order to work out the high CPU issues that people encountered. You can read the full changelog or go straight to the download page to install your copy.

Posted by Lee 2009-07-11

ApexDC++ 1.2.0 Released

The stable version of our 1.2 series has been released. It fixes issues that were reported in the 1.2 Beta release, and improves memory performance.

Posted by Lee 2009-04-16

ApexDC++ 1.2.0 Beta

Looks like Santa came early - 1.2.0 Beta is now available for download. This new version is based on an unstable StrongDC++ version, therefore we're allowing everybody to help us test it before we release it as stable. There are performance and feature additions in this update, along with fixes.

Users on 1.1 will be updated using our new auto-update feature (feedback appreciated). If this fails, please download the setup file below.

Posted by Lee 2008-12-24

ApexDC++ 1.0 Released

The development team is pleased to announce the stable release of 1.0.1. This marks two years of development and a series of substantial achievements from the number of downloads to the amount of registered members on our forums. We wish to thank the entire community for supporting the project and actively helping us to reach this milestone.

The final/stable version has important stability improvements, which we recommend all previous beta testers and 0.4.0 users to utilise by upgrading.

Posted by Lee 2008-03-15

ApexDC++ 1.0.0 Beta 5

To celebrate our second anniversary on 19th January, we are proudly announcing the immediate availability of 1.0.0 Beta 5. Our community members have been testing early versions of Beta 5 in our development area (now closed), and we appreciate all the feedback on those.

Beta 5 sports an improved resource management system, running lighter and more efficiently. IPGuard replaces PeerGuardian, allowing a user to manage their own blocklist (all connections are blocked including downloads/uploads). More details on the changes can be located here.

Posted by Lee 2008-01-18

ApexDC++ 1.0.0 Beta 3 Released

The Management team are proud to announce beta 3 after a month of development. Beta 3 has been merged to the stable StrongDC++ 2.04 release (providing 26 changes/fixes), so users on the previous betas should immediately upgrade.

Posted by Lee 2007-07-28

ApexDC++ 1.0.0 Beta Released

ApexDC++'s official support hub had the honour of announcing the release to its users. A year in the making and we're finally able to show off what we hope will be a very stable 1.x product line.

Posted by Lee 2007-04-09

Website maintenance

ApexDC.net has been taken offline for maintenance due to a disagreement with the current host. We look forward to switching to SourceForge in the next few days and expanding our services.

Later today a placeholder will be published on the site to ensure people know we're still alive.

Sorry for the inconvience.

Posted by Lee 2007-03-20

ApexDC++ 0.4.0 released

We just released 0.4.0, our Preview 4 of 1.0.0. More features, fixes and improvements are present for this build... for Christmas day!

Posted by Lee 2006-12-25

ApexDC++ 0.3.0 released

We've just released preview 3 (0.3.0) to the public.

Posted by Lee 2006-11-12

ApexDC++ 0.2.2 released

We proudly present you with a vital maintenace update for our ApexDC++ product line. 0.2.2 brings huge stability improvements, fixes, a couple of new features and a merge to the very respectable StrongDC++ 2.02.

Posted by Lee 2006-09-14

ApexDC++ 0.2.1 released

On the 19th August we released a maintenance update to our ApexDC++ client. This update was issued to fix a common crash that found its way into the 0.2.0 release. 0.2.1 also reduces the UDP spam via the super seeding feature.

Posted by Lee 2006-08-21

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