Drovio v3.2.8

2022-05-27

Added

  • When sharing a portion of screen, the rectangular selection for that screen is saved so you can later share the same portion again
  • On Windows and Linux, the shortcuts to accept or deny a call are now shown below the invite popup's buttons
  • Crash report sending can be disabled from the preferences panel, advanced tab

Fixed

  • On Linux under Gnome, the main window gets hidden when sharing a portion of screen and might not get shown back
  • On macOS, chat, remote window and a few other floating windows get hidden when minimized and can't be restored
  • On Linux under KDE, the host session toolbar disappears when the host clicks outside of the main window

Drovio v3.2.7

2022-05-16

Added

  • VP9 video codec support. It can be selected as the preferred video codec (from the app preferences, 'Screen sharing' tab) if an abnormal CPU usage is noticed when hosting for several guests
  • Contact chat history can be consulted even if the contact is offline

Changed

  • Contact chat history files are now sorted using their filename

Fixed

  • A huge contact list may take a long time to load and is not refreshed smoothly when scrolling or filtering for specific contacts

Drovio v3.2.6

2022-05-09

Added

  • When you miss a call from your contacts, a badge now appears next to their avatars
  • Chat history is now saved locally on your computer
  • New shortcuts let you change the interaction mode during your sessions, you can enable them and modify the keystrokes in preferences
  • The green border changes to orange when a shared window gets hidden behind other windows and any interaction from the participants will bring it front
  • Use the escape key to quickly exit draw together mode when hosting a session

Changed

  • On macOS, video encoding performances have been greatly improved thus reducing latency, especially when sharing large content
  • We respect your privacy: when sharing a window, the participants will now only see that window, whether it gets behind other windows or not (Drovio windows might still be shown above, that will change in a future release)

Fixed

  • On macOS and Windows, hosting a session may block mouse and keyboard inputs during the session lifetime. This behavior persists until app is restarted
  • On macOS, hosting a session with multiple participants may result in a very intensive CPU usage
  • On macOS, when waking a computer from sleep, especially a mac M1, the app hangs in an infinite signing in loop and activity monitor shows high CPU usage due to coreaudiod, requiring to force quit the app
  • On macOS, when in sleep mode, unplugging an audio device that was selected in the preferences wakes the computer
  • On macOS, the app might crash or show a transparent session toolbar after hosting multiple sessions on a mac M1
  • On macOS, remote control sometimes stops working, requiring to quit and rejoin the session
  • On macOS, Chrome does not always appear in the list of windows you can share depending on the current tab
  • On macOS, irrelevant system windows (like Status Indicator) may appear in the list of windows you can share
  • The app might crash when quitting it while on a remote session
  • The tool to select a portion of screen to share might be shown on the wrong screen
  • On Windows and Linux, the green border around shared content might not always be shown correctly
  • On Ubuntu 22.04 and Fedora 36, Drovio might not start due to a missing openssl dependency

Drovio v3.2.5

2022-04-21

Changed

  • On Linux, the 'Wayland detected' warning is now mentioning the related article from our help center
  • The feedback banner at the bottom of the app has been removed and replaced with a feedback and roadmap option in main menu

Fixed

  • On macOS, after granting Drovio a specific system permission, clicking on the 'Quit and restart' button does not restart it as expected
  • On macOS, the battery status menu constantly reports that Drovio is using significant energy, even when the app is idle
  • On macOS, the app in status menu is not shown correctly when using multiple screens or when using menu bar management tools such as Bartender
  • On macOS, the app sometimes crashes while using the Spotlight feature
  • On macOS, the app might crash when the computer is put to sleep or wake

Drovio v3.2.4

2022-04-01

Changed

  • Screen sharing is now active right after the host starts a session and before any participant joins in
  • Drovio mouse cursor is now displayed and the host is able to draw on screen right after starting a session and before any participant joins in
  • Internal audio settings have been improved in order to provide a better overall audio quality (echo and noise suppression)
  • While hosting a session, the session toolbar is not displayed anymore in the list of windows you can switch to using alt + tab on Windows and Linux or cmd + tab on macOS
  • The JetBrains warning dialog has been removed, please refer to our help center if you still encounter any issues with those apps during Drovio sessions

Fixed

  • Cursor is hidden and control lost when selecting draw together before any participant joins in
  • When hosting a session, random crashes on any OS
  • On macOS, the app sometimes crashes when a user leaves an hosted session
  • On macOS, the app sometimes crashes when the host scrolls repeatedly
  • On macOS, the app sometimes crashes when closing the app
  • On macOS, the host can't interact with the portion of screen selection tool when in draw mode
  • On macOS, using the side or extra mouse buttons while hosting a session leads to an erratic mouse behavior, especially preventing JetBrains based products to receive mouse events and sometimes requiring to reboot the computer
  • On macOS and Linux, after some network changes or awakening from hibernation mode, the app is either stalled in an infinite 'Signing in...' loop or cannot be closed properly and needs to be manually killed
  • On macOS, high CPU usage can sometimes be noticed involving coreaudiod process as well and preventing the computer to go into sleep mode
  • On Windows, audio loopback automatically switch to system default input audio device after being enabled
  • When on a remote screen, the options to zoom have a different style than the other options

Drovio v3.2.3

2022-03-03

Fixed

  • On macOS and Linux, shared control management has been improved when involving mouse wheel events
  • On Windows, a mouse wheel event from the session host is not injected when acquiring control

Drovio v3.2.2

2022-03-02

Added

  • 'Draw on screen': session hosts can choose if drawings will be automatically faded out (enabled by default)
  • 'Draw on screen': an eraser mode has been added. Your drawings can be erased either partially with a right click or entirely with a 'Shift + right click' combo
  • 'Draw on screen': session hosts can also clear all drawings with a 'Ctrl + Shift + right click' combo

Changed

  • The JetBrains apps patch has been removed
  • The shared control is now kept during five seconds (instead of 0.5) while holding a key or a mouse button without any other action

Fixed

  • Changing the video quality does nothing while participating to a session with the web client
  • The 'Share a portion of screeen' overlay can now be closed while in draw mode by pressing the 'Esc' key
  • On Windows, several UI glitches have been fixed
  • On Windows, when a desktop change occurs during a session (winlogon, screensaver or user session lock), the desktop video stream for the following sessions is totally black
  • On linux, an obsolete dependency has been removed to allow the app to start on ArchLinux systems without libstdc++5

Drovio v3.2.1

2022-02-07

Added

  • You can now add contacts to a 'Favorites' group to keep them within easy reach

Changed

  • The 'Display sharing area border' setting section has been re-designed

Fixed

  • On macOS, after displaying the 'Share a portion of screen' widget, guests are unable to send keyboard inputs on remote side until the app is restarted

Drovio v3.2.0

2022-01-19

Added

  • Apple M1 native package is available (currently in beta stage and downloadable from Drovio website)
  • Drovio is now ready for upcoming Microsoft Teams integration
  • Session hosts can share a portion of their screen
  • Shared content is highlighted by a green outline (enabled by default for window and screen portion sharing modes). It can be disabled or customized in the 'Screen sharing' tab of the app preferences

Fixed

  • After being disconnected then reconnected to the session, a guest is unable to hear other guests or send inputs to the remote machine
  • Since macOS Monterey, switching to window sharing during a session or starting a session while sharing a window leads to a crash
  • On macOS, the app dock icon does not disappear as expected when closing specific dialogs with the Esc key
  • On Linux, some windows may not be detected by our window enumeration process
  • After a crash, the app tries to restart 5 times at most

Drovio v3.1.7

2021-11-25

Added

  • On macOS and Linux, the app can autostart right after the user login
  • On macOS, the video window can be minimized
  • 'Take survey' button at the bottom of the app to prioritize our roadmap

Changed

  • You can now choose what you want to share before starting a screen sharing session with a contact

Fixed

  • During a session, some guests may be unable to hear each other
  • After a crash, a guest may be unable to join back a running session
  • After a crash, you may be unable to access your Drovio account webpage when clicking on your avatar
  • Crash related to the shared clipboard management
  • Crash involving our logging engine
  • Users information may be inaccurate in the session chat
  • Irrelevant notifications when a user quits a session
  • Disabling 'Always show the session toolbar' prevents the toolbar to be displayed
  • Duplicated entries in the session user list may happen if some of them join back the session after being disconnected
  • On macOS, disabling modifier keys while acting as guest prevents some keys (like arrows or delete) to be sent remotely
  • On macOS and Linux, launching the app with a command may result in an empty UI
  • On Linux, pressing alt-tab while acting as guest can lead to a locked tab key
  • The session duration label on the app panel may be too large and does not fit its content

Drovio v3.1.6

2021-10-07

Added

  • A tooltip indicating the account email is shown when the mouse cursor is hovering the user avatar
  • On Linux, screensaver and monitor extinction is automatically disabled during a session

Changed

  • When the session host minimizes a window that was being shared, a waiting screen is streamed to guests instead of an automatic audio-only fallback
  • Two extra checkboxes have been added in the rating dialog ('Screen sharing' and 'Controls')
  • Contact filtering is now automatically disabled after sending the contact request

Fixed

  • The app hangs during a call involving several users, triggering a disconnection on guests side and a stalled state on host side (required a process kill)
  • Starting a private chat session can lead to a software deadlock
  • When reactivating the video during a session, some ghost video frames may be sent during the video device initialization
  • Buttons tooltip are not shown as expected
  • Irrelevant audio fallback notifications can pop when starting the app or plugging an audio device
  • On macOS, the client window may stay hidden when joining a call if it was previously minimized
  • On macOS, sometimes the client window is unable to capture mouse move events
  • On Windows, the uninstaller can fail under specific circumstances
  • On Linux, unplugging then plugging the mouse during a session results in an erratic behavior
  • On Linux, right modifiers can be stucked in a pushed state

Drovio v3.1.5

2021-09-15

Fixed

  • The app may crash when a local or remote video capture device changes its capture resolution
  • The app may crash when starting a session with specific audio devices
  • On Linux, switching the current workspace while acting as guest can lead to a huge memory leak
  • On Linux, ending or leaving a session while using the ALSA audio module can lead to a software deadlock

Drovio v3.1.4

2021-09-07

Added

  • Session guests can now choose to disable modifier-based key combos that are not producing characters thus preventing them from being sent to the host's machine

Changed

  • The app is now able to automatically switch back to a specific audio device after an unplug/replug sequence
  • In the 'Register now' section of the app, the main button text has been changed from 'Log in' to 'Sign up'

Fixed

  • The 'Unable to connect' dialog box will now show every time a connection fails
  • The app won't crash anymore if a negative packet loss statistic is gathered
  • Some dropdown menus needed to be clicked multiple times to show all of their content
  • The audio disconnection happening when switching roles between host and guest is now much shorter (1 second). Next step: no disconnection at all!
  • After starting a session, some hosts were unable to interact with their computer during the session lifetime
  • During the account verification step, clicking on 'Resend email' won't switch back to the 'Log in' page
  • On Windows, the app is now able to handle mixed-DPI screen setups properly
  • On macOS, a network reconnection won't trigger any high CPU footprint
  • On macOS, the app won't crash anymore when a user changes their screen setup while hosting a session
  • On macOS, the app didn't hide after clicking on the user's avatar or on the 'Account details' menu entry

Drovio v3.1.3

2021-08-05

Changed

  • Crash reports are now automatically sent, allowing the team to improve the app's stability and ensuring users still get a top-notch experience

Fixed

  • On macOS, the app may crash the first time a user allows camera access after starting a session

Drovio v3.1.2

2021-07-12

Changed

  • A 'Remote desktop' tab has been added in the app preferences

Fixed

  • Swaping the presenter role during a session involving 3 users or more while the video conference is active might lead to a crash
  • The app might crash during a P2P reconnection
  • Some buttons may appear to be blocked in pushed state
  • As a guest, consecutive clicks at different locations might be interpreted as double/triple clicks
  • On macOS, starting the app with the '--command' argument closes the app instead of sending it to the already running instance
  • On Windows, lock files access permissions prevent the app to be executed on different user sessions
  • On Windows, native UI controls now have the correct style

Drovio v3.1.1.1

2021-06-11

Changed

  • On macOS, the JetBrains apps patch is now disabled by default

Fixed

  • The message displayed in the error window when the signin step failed can be irrelevant in specific cases
  • On Windows, Drovio drawables are offset when the top-left corner of the primary screen is not the same as the top-left corner of the virtual desktop

Drovio v3.1.1

2021-06-03

Added

  • Switching to 'Audio only' automatically sets the interaction mode to 'control'. The old interaction mode will be restored when switching back to screen or window sharing
  • On Windows, the app prevents the screensaver/screenlock to trigger during a session

Fixed

  • On Windows and Linux, the host can be unable to interact with Drovio UI while in 'Draw together' mode
  • On Linux (with Plasma desktop environment), the 'Draw together' feature is now working as expected

Drovio v3.1.0

2021-05-20

Added

  • 'Draw' interaction mode: guests can draw on the shared screen
  • 'Draw together' interaction mode: session participants (including the host) can draw on the shared screen

Fixed

  • On macOS, the app may generate heavy log files

Drovio v3.0.5

2021-05-12

Fixed

  • On Windows and linux, scrolling the contacts list can result in a crash if the screen DPI scale factor is over 1.0
  • The app may crash while starting a session or during a peer connection renegotiation

Drovio v3.0.4

2021-04-28

Changed

  • Focus policy on toolbar buttons has been changed thus preventing them to be triggered unexpectedly

Fixed

  • Random crashes caused by non visible video chat window
  • On macOS, the camera device may appear as active (light on) even if no frames are captured
  • On macOS, the app is not hidden after clicking on the 'SSO' button (Enterprise edition)
  • On linux, switching to another workspace while acting as guest results in a large memory leak followed by a crash

Drovio v3.0.3

2021-04-20

Added

  • On linux, the user is warned when starting Drovio on a Wayland-driven desktop environment
  • On macOS, if USE Together is installed on the system, Drovio asked the user if they wants to remove USE together when the app starts
  • On Windows, if USE Together is installed on the system, the Drovio installer asked the user if they wants to remove USE Together

Changed

  • When the host wants to add another participant to the session, the contact tab is now displayed
  • The 'Available' item in the user status dropdown has been replaced with an 'Online' one
  • The system camera permission is now longer asked for every session, since it has been set as optional
  • The video chat window is now resizable

Fixed

  • Large contact lists may take some time to load when the app starts or seems to be unresponsive during contact filtering
  • The contact list search bar is case-sensitive
  • The contact list search bar content is not reset after a logout/login sequence
  • Contacts are now taken into account for the email input field autocompletion of the 'Invite people over email' panel
  • After recording a session, the 'Session recording' panel is not displayed
  • The empty item text in the video preferences combo box has been replaced by 'No devices selected'
  • On Windows, the app gets stuck in an infinite restart loop when trying to enable service mode
  • On Windows, the camera device may appear as active (light on) even if no frames are captured
  • On Windows, clicking on the window top-right close button restarts the app
  • On macOS, the session invitation popup may appear behind the active window while in fullscreen mode
  • On macOS, the video chat dialog is hidden when the host hides their session toolbar
  • On macOS Big Sur, the app starts off-screen
  • In the app preferences, the link to access the browser remote desktop access webpage is not correct
  • The default video device is now automatically selected when starting Drovio

Drovio v3.0.2

2021-03-24

Changed

  • The video conference window is now always on top (you can still hide/reopen it)

Fixed

  • Video is displayed twice when there are no participants
  • Users might get prompted for a required update although there's no update available
  • When the host changes interaction mode during the session, it also impact selected interaction mode on guests' end
  • Clicking on account details or on the avatar may open the account management page twice or more
  • On Linux (KDE/Plasma), dark mode impact the app which leads to unreadable texts
  • On Windows, the first page of the 'Getting started' tour is not showing the 'Waving hand' emoji correctly
  • On Windows, font rendering is aliased or too bold
  • On macOS, when a participant is sending mouse moves continuously, other participants (including the host) may experience some difficulties sending inputs to the shared machine

Security

  • On macOS, a guest might be able to interact with the app UI even with 'User' privileges

Drovio v3.0.1

2021-03-18

Fixed

  • On macOS, the app can fail to start

Drovio v3.0.0

2021-03-18

Added

  • Drovio on linux is now publicly available
  • Knock on the door: you can now ask to join a running session
  • Video conference
  • Sign in with SSO (SAML)
  • Fair billing policy is now available for all teams

Changed

  • New UI/UX providing an improved user experience
  • The host can now send multiple session invitations at the same time
  • The session URL can be shared before starting it
  • On macOS, the Do Not Disturb mode is disabled by default

Removed

  • Compatibility with macOS < 10.12

Fixed

  • On linux, keyboard shortcuts are now handled properly
  • On linux, shared control experience has been improved

Drovio v2.2.6.3

2021-03-02

Added

  • Announcement: USE Together becomes Drovio

Drovio v2.2.6.2

2021-01-25

Added

  • Calls from within Slack can now be started with only audio being shared

Changed

  • The 'How was your experience' dialog will appear less often if you click multiple times on 'Show less often'
  • Users now get prompted (can be disabled) when sharing any JetBrains app with information on how to improve the experience with both those tools and USE Together

Removed

  • On Windows, hardware encoding has been fully removed as the experience was not really smooth

Fixed

  • The app may crash when sharing a Pro XDR screen
  • On macOS, scrolling may be somehow glitched during a USE Together session

Drovio v2.2.6.1

2020-11-13

Fixed

  • On macOS, USE Engine cursors and spotlights can be vertically offset on specific screen setups
  • On macOS, the host session bar is not always-on-top

Drovio v2.2.6

2020-11-12

Added

  • A guest can now see the network status of audio p2p connections with other guests in the session
  • A visual indicator in guests session toolbar is now displayed when the shared control feature is limited
  • A visual indicator in guests session toolbar is now displayed when the guest is defined as 'Spectator'
  • Interaction mode can now be globally set to spotlight by the session host
  • Spotlight sounds can be disabled from the app preferences

Fixed

  • Contacts may appear as connected even if they got disconnected because of some network problems
  • On Windows, the session chat and users list windows can be displayed out of screen limits while hosting on a Hi-DPI screen
  • On MacOS, USE Engine cursors and spotlights are unable to go over a fullscreen window
  • The user can be stuck into an infinite signin loop

Drovio v2.2.5.5

2020-10-01

Fixed

  • The app crashes during startup on macOS Big Sur public beta 3 and later

Drovio v2.2.5.4

2020-09-09

Fixed

  • On macOS Big Sur public beta 2, the app crashes during startup

Drovio v2.2.5.3

2020-08-18

Added

  • On macOS, do not disturb mode is now enabled when hosting a session (can be disabled in the app's preferences)

Changed

  • Better handling of temporary disconnections
  • Clarified what information will be sent when reporting an issue

Fixed

  • On Windows, the client stays minimized when joining a session from a URL
  • On macOS, the host session toolbar sometimes disappears when changing screen resolution
  • The contact list is not correctly displayed when there a lot of contacts and this can lead to a crash
  • The rating dialog is not automatically closed when signing out

Drovio v2.2.5.2

2020-07-15

Added

  • Client video quality preset is now saved

Changed

  • URL invitations are reusable
  • Contact list filter can be cleared by pressing the 'Esc' key

Fixed

  • Audio connections can be definitely lost during a call
  • Shared clipboard management can alter the system clipboard behavior
  • During the account activation procedure, the app 'Account verification' page automatically switches to the 'Sign in' page
  • On macOS, if the client clicks on the middle mouse button while in spotlight mode, the call sound is looping on host side until the app is closed
  • On macOS, the 'Take the presenter role' window does not show up under specific circumstances
  • On macOS, the previous patch related to JetBrains tools did not fix all input issues
  • On Windows, the H.264 hardware encoder can produce coding artifacts when packet loss occurs

Security

  • TLS v1.2 is now always enforced for any websocket connections

Drovio v2.2.5.1

2020-06-16

Changed

  • Swapping the presenter role from the host now display a quick notification
  • Revert the behavior where the contact tab was displayed instead of the session tab after starting a session

Fixed

  • PyCharm, IntelliJ and other JetBrains tools won't accept any inputs coming either from the host or the guests after those apps have lost the focus due to a guest click, on macOS
  • Invite popups are sometimes shown at the wrong location on macOS
  • Swap menu doesn't hide when clicking on the user's avatar
  • The visual indicator when a session is being recorded is not shown anymore on the app's client
  • When the host session toolbar has the focus, escape can hide it
  • Clipboard doesn't work when in service mode on Windows
  • Pressing the escape key on the invite popup make the invite timeout and does not exactly behave like the ignore button
  • Usernames can't be filtered when they contain special characters
  • The contact list is sometimes reset although a username filter was applied
  • Sometimes, keyboard interaction with the main UI can instead be injected into the app's client

Drovio v2.2.5

2020-05-29

Added

  • SSO is now supported (SAML and/or OpenID Connect) for the Enterprise (on-premises) offer
  • Spotlight interaction mode: guests can now highlight specific screen/app areas without disturbing shared control
  • The host can now swap the presenter role with any participant
  • A VUMeter for the input audio device have been added in the app audio preferences allowing users to check if the selected device is receiving a signal

Changed

  • On Windows, the app window is no more hidden on new session start, allowing the user to invite more people in it
  • The session chat button has been moved from the top level of the session toolbar to the 'more' menu
  • Cursors on host side are now displayed only one time

Fixed

  • The user can be stuck into an infinite signin loop
  • The shared screen/app selector in the session bar may refuse to open when clicking on it
  • On macOS, stereo audio output is not supported on mac book pro speakers in order to prevent echo issues since the mic is located under the left speaker on old models
  • On macOS, the session bar on host side may not being displayed
  • On macOS, the app may be displayed on the wrong screen
  • Inviting several guests at the same time may lead to a crash
  • Special characters like '{}[]' are not injected from a Windows guest to a macOS host
  • On macOS, pressing the 'Enter' key in the 'Join a remote desktop' dialog triggers the 'Cancel' button instead of the 'Join' one
  • On Windows, the app window is opened after a UAC prompt even if it was minimized before
  • On Windows, a user cannot share Windows 10 system apps like 'Sticky Notes' or 'Calculator'
  • During a swap, the previous presenter receives 'has quit' notifications for each of his guests
  • On macOS, a guest can block modifiers state on host side while changing the focus from the client to another window
  • Frame grabber is constantly running even after the session ends

Drovio v2.2.4.1

2020-03-30

Fixed

  • On macOS, the app does not start on macOS 10.10 to 10.12 due to a dependency update in 2.2.4 (ffmpeg)

Drovio v2.2.4

2020-03-26

Added

  • Change the video quality during sessions to lower the latency when your machine can't handle the remote resolution or when the connection is bad
  • Swap the presenter role right from the session toolbar on the app's client
  • On the client, disable alt+tab on Windows/Linux or cmd+tab on macOS to prevent from sending that to the remote machine

Changed

  • Hardware encoding is now disabled by default as it produces various artifacts on some NVIDIA GPUs
  • Most of the shortcuts are now disabled by default due to some incompatibilites with some apps
  • Session recording is now performed separately in order to support video quality changes, producing better videos but at the expense of a slight CPU usage increase

Fixed

  • On macOS, users can't type on the remote screen using the app's client and need to click outside then back on the client to make it work
  • On Windows, holding alt gr while the host is typing prevents the guest from being able to type
  • On Windows, holding ctrl or alt while clicking outside of the app's client may keep those keys pressed
  • Adding any whitespace before or after an email when adding a contact fails
  • On macOS 10.15, a crash occurs and the app is restarted when using ctrl space to switch the input source
  • On macOS, keyboard inputs won't work anymore on the client when clicking outside of it while the toolbar menu is displayed
  • Log file sizes may increase quickly when the app can't deal with some audio device
  • When a user invited with a link copied to the clipboard leaves a session, a notification is shown again
  • When users try to create an account although it already exists or when clicking on back before an email address is verified, signing out is displayed and users need to restart the app
  • When a contact is added, a user online notification may appear although this is disabled in preferences

Drovio v2.2.3

2020-03-10

Added

  • We all use different screen resolutions. You can now zoom in/out and scale the remote screen video to fit your client's window
  • Use keyboard shortcuts to do some quick actions during your sessions (swap, end the call...), you can change them in preferences, shortcuts tab
  • Access the user list (people in the session) from the session toolbar
  • Quick access to your contact list from the session toolbar when you host the session (Invite more people)

Changed

  • The remote screen now appears way less blurry when on the same screen resolution
  • The rating prompt auto closes itself after sometime and can now be shown less often
  • On macOS, permissions are now globally handled and a unique window will ask you to set them

Fixed

  • On Windows, ctrl key combos can break on host's side
  • On Windows, modifier keys are not correctly restored when the host take back the control
  • On Windows, some combos using the ctrl, alt gr keys may break the keyboard state, requiring to press those keys once more
  • On Windows, can't use the mouse to select a window when doing alt + tab during a session
  • On Windows, ctrl + alt + key combos don't work correctly
  • On Windows, modifier keys are not synced correctly between guests and the host
  • On macOS, a sound can be heard when the app starts
  • On macOS, the app does not work correctly with Bartender 3
  • On macOS, fixes a memory leak with the contact list and after multiple sign in/sign out
  • On macOS horizontal scolling from the trackpad is not handled
  • On macOS, copy/pasting cells on Numbers pastes sometimes nothing
  • On macOS, launching commands from Slack can make the app crash
  • Commands from Slack don't work when signed out

Drovio v2.2.2

2019-12-11

Changed

  • A notification is now displayed when you copy an invite link to your clipboard
  • The session toolbar can now be hidden even when nobody has joined the session

Removed

  • No more extra confirmations when changing a user’s privileges during a session

Fixed

  • On Windows, mouses cursors may be offsetted when hosting due to custom screen scaling
  • Hiding the session toolbar with the shortcuts may cause mouse and keyboard input issues
  • Clipboard data transfer performances have been improved

Drovio v2.2.1

2019-11-25

Added

  • Hide the client and host session toolbar from the menu or with CTRL+ALT+H on Windows or SHIFT+CMD+H on macOS

Fixed

  • A log rotation issue prevents the app from being closed when it has been running for a few days
  • The swap presenter role dialog does not hide when ending a session without accepting or ignoring it specifically first
  • A sound is played when the swap presenter role dialog is shown

Drovio v2.2.0

2019-11-21

Added

  • Share your clipboard and copy/paste text and images from/to the host screen seamlessly (only the app client is supported for now)
  • Sign in with your GitHub identity
  • Retina image quality support on macOS (can be enabled in preferences)

Changed

  • Session toolbar polish
  • The right pane has been removed from the app client, a light session toolbar is now displayed instead
  • No more extra confirmation when ending a session or signing out
  • Less intrusive new update notifications
  • The app client does not launch in fullscreen mode by default anymore
  • On macOS, we're now also asking for permission to control the computer when a session is started if the user didn't give it
  • On macOS, session invites now follow any space change

Fixed

  • Audio devices plugged in after the app is launched may sometimes be ignored, leading to no audio
  • The default audio device on the app may not match the system one
  • On Windows, the app crashes when an unsupported audio device is plugged in
  • Forcing sign out when in a session from another computer is not resetting the status back to available
  • On Windows, changes to the keyboard layout when the app client is shown are not supported
  • On macOS, a black border appears on the app when in dark mode

Drovio v2.1.6

2019-09-12

Fixed

  • After the OS has been in sleep mode, user signed in with Slack could be signed out and has to enter his credentials again even if 'Automatically sign in' has been checked

Drovio v2.1.5

2019-08-21

Added

  • A sound will be played when a session invite is received as well as when a notification is displayed on Windows and macOS (can be disabled from preferences menu)

Changed

  • Default avatars are now identicons, should be familiar to our dev fellows
  • New keyboard shortcuts to accept or ignore a session invite (displayed below the corresponding buttons)
  • Smoother email verification when creating an account

Fixed

  • On Windows, win + keys combos don't always work when the host is macOS (equivalent to cmd + keys)
  • On Windows, sleep mode can make the app restart multiple times and crash
  • On Windows, mouse cursors were incorrectly displayed when sharing a Microsoft Office app
  • On macOS, host cursor moves erratically when guests simply move their cursors without even clicking
  • On macOS, contact list scrolling is not smooth
  • Some windows can be displayed outside of the screen and with weird images due to display pixel ratio handling
  • Automatically sign in with Slack does not always work after the OS has been in sleep mode
  • Stability improvements

Drovio v2.1.4

2019-06-20

Added

  • You can now sign in with Slack. It's simple, fast and secure! Slack can be interfaced with your Single Sign-On (SSO) provider and handles two-factor authentification

Changed

  • Sign in/sign up cosmetics

Drovio v2.1.3

2019-06-11

Added

  • Premium plan support, allowing you to join anyone's screen and still get unlimited remote screen control
  • You can now sign out remotely another already signed in app instance when the message 'already connected' shows
  • Add a button to instantly verify email and proceed with the registration

Changed

  • Reduce max framerate to 20 when in automatic framerate mode (default)

Fixed

  • On macOS, some special characters can't be typed using certain dead keys on various keyboard layouts
  • On macOS, shift + shift from the app client on IntelliJ produces nothing
  • On macOS, fn combos and/or arrow keys prevent users from doing some key combos such as cmd + num on IntelliJ and can also block remote keyboard inputs until the app is restarted
  • Notifications and rating window shows up when a user swap the presenter role
  • On Windows, service mode does not always automatically start correctly
  • On macOS, the screensaver shows up in the middle of a session

Drovio v2.1.2

2019-05-02

Changed

  • Disconnections from the server no longer end ongoing screen sharing sessions

Fixed

  • On macOS, keys can get stucked when the host starts to type while a guest is typing
  • On macOS, when using ShiftIt, ctrl+alt+cmd+arrow don't do anything
  • On macOS, cmd+`, cmd+-, cmd+shift+-, cmd+[0-9] don't do anything
  • Clicking multiple times on the add button when adding a contact can show an error message

Drovio v2.1.1

2019-04-01

Fixed

  • Random mouse lag when joining a screen from app client
  • Scrolling on a large contact list on macOS shows duplicated contacts
  • Can't seek in recorded session videos
  • Alt+key combos from macOS app client to a Windows host produces nothing
  • Random lag when no audio output device is connected on Windows
  • Cmd+key combos on macOS sends key multiple times on some apps and user needs to do another action to stop it
  • Keyboard inputs don't work on some macOS apps (eg. VMware Fusion), character a or 3 is sent when pressing any key

Drovio v2.1.0

2019-03-20

Added

  • Record your session to re-watch it later on
  • New lightweight session bar to quickly change what you're sharing, mute your mic, record or end the session
  • You can now join a screen with the app when receiving an email/link invite
  • You can now join a remote desktop session (machine permanently accessible) from the app

Changed

  • Host doesn't block guest inputs anymore when simply moving their mouse cursor
  • Session duration is now shown on the session bar and on the session tab

Fixed

  • No audio between two guests when a network issue occurs, guests have to rejoin

Security

  • Security fix concerning the swap feature

Drovio v2.0.6

2019-03-07

Fixed

  • Some users can't potentially sign in/use the app when on a very slow connection
  • On Windows, setting display scale ratio can make the app bigger than the screen
  • On Windows, the app is launched with admin rights when the installer ends

Drovio v2.0.5

2019-01-18

Added

  • Connection quality is now displayed next to each user with information about the P2P connection when hovering it
  • On MacOS, dock icon is now visible when a window is opened
  • App client can now start in windowed mode, can be set in preferences

Fixed

  • cmd + / from a MacOS guest with US Qwerty keyboard makes MacOS host cursor change to ? and users can't type anymore, forcing the host to restart the app
  • On Windows, app client may show a black screen on some machines instead of the host screen / app
  • System audio sharing does not work on Windows 7
  • USE Engine has to be closed on MacOS before switching user sessions
  • alt + enter from a Windows host does not work on a Windows host sharing IntelliJ
  • After some time, users behind restrictive network can't share a screen / app or chat with other users, needing to restart the app
  • Fix typos and some misleading messages

Drovio v2.0.4

2018-11-30

Fixed

  • MacOS 10.14 does not always ask for microphone permission, leading to screensharing sessions with no audio
  • cmd + alt + key from a MacOS guest does nothing on a MacOS host
  • cmd + click from a MacOS guest does not work on a MacOS host sharing IntelliJ
  • Moving cursor on the black borders of the app client does move the remote cursor too
  • Pending invites on session tab are hidden when swapping
  • Fix some typos
  • Improve stability

Drovio v2.0.3

2018-11-14

Added

  • A window asking you to rate your experience appears after a screen sharing or call session ends so you can easily send us your feedback

Changed

  • Latency has been greatly reduced on the app client (web client is still impacted by latency)
  • The host can now move their mouse cursor without interrupting guests who are currently typing / clicking
  • Mic state on main interface is now synchronized with mic state on the client
  • Hardware encoding on MacOS is now only used when sharing a screen with web client on Safari to improve experience, latency and bandwidth usage
  • App client now better handles unstable Internet connections
  • Update window now displays the changelog

Removed

  • Session quality settings are removed from the clients, quality now adapts itself to your available resources

Fixed

  • Changing audio input / output devices produce nothing when in a session with the app client
  • Scroll wheel on Windows 7 can cause a crash when hovering a dropdown menu
  • App client on Windows may be shown below task bar
  • In call status may remain after a session ends, forcing the user to restart the app
  • A black screen may appear instead of the remote screen after swaping the presenter role
  • Lag may be experienced after swaping the presenter role

Drovio v2.0.2

2018-08-28

Added

  • DPI scaling support on Windows

Fixed

  • Audio input muted state
  • Mouse inputs issues on MacOS

Drovio v2.0.1

2018-07-16

Added

  • User can now report an issue directly from the app

Changed

  • 'User is online' and 'new message' notifications can be disabled from general settings

Fixed

  • Keyboard inputs issues with ctrl combos
  • Mouse inputs issues on MacOS

Drovio v2.0.0

2018-07-11

Added

  • User avatar
  • User status
  • Contact list
  • Instant messaging with contacts
  • Session presenter and a user can now swap their roles using the 'swap' feature
  • Native client

Changed

  • Major interface rework

Drovio v1.5.2

2018-03-28

Added

  • Automatic gain control
  • New screen / app frame grabber on MacOS which offers better support for MacBook Pro Retina

Changed

  • Better email formats support (W3C compliant)
  • Accept any username with length from 1 character to 100
  • Audio chat stability enhanced

Fixed

  • USE Engine Windows uninstaller could not stop the process
  • Issues with audio enable / disable button

Drovio v1.5.1

2018-02-26

Added

  • Allow a user to completely hide web sidebar (user list) for integration purposes
  • Automatically sign in when USE Engine is launched

Changed

  • An invited user now receives a warning dialog when his browser may not be supported

Fixed

  • Audio chat echo cancellation was not working correctly when there were more than 2 users connected
  • Audio chat on Opera was not always working correctly
  • Issue when there was no audio input on the machine
  • Capitals on email were not accepted
  • Issues with audio enable / disable button
  • USE engine could be launched multiple times in some cases
  • 1.5.0 retrocompatibility issues

Drovio v1.5.0

2018-02-07

Added

  • Audio chat
  • Proxy support on USE Engine
  • Hardware H.264 encoding on MacOS
  • Hardware encoding can now be enabled / disabled

Changed

  • Less restrictive passwords
  • USE Engine does not require administrator privileges anymore
  • User inputs handling reworked
  • Chat messages max length is now 4096 characters

Fixed

  • Mouse and touch events could not work simultaneously
  • Mouse scrolling issues
  • Windows app sharing did not work on some maximized apps such as Word

Drovio v1.4.1

2017-12-20

Added

  • Retina support on MacOS
  • System audio streaming support for MacOS
  • Automatic framerate on USE Engine based on CPU usage

Changed

  • Ask user to add USE Engine to accessibility list on MacOS

Fixed

  • Command key was not sent on MacOS
  • Room names with whitespaces was not working
  • Cursor position was incorrect when primary screen changed on Windows
  • Local user inputs conflicts with some user special key inputs

Drovio v1.4.0

2017-11-15

Added

  • USE Engine for MacOS
  • App sharing
  • Random room names
  • User invitations with email or by sharing an URL

Fixed

  • Excessive CPU usage on USE Engine
  • Memory leaks

Drovio v1.3.0

2017-09-22

Added

  • File sharing
  • System audio streaming (desktop audio)

Fixed

  • Random disconnections between USE Engine and USE Signaling
  • Cursors offseted on a 4K resolution