Release Notes

VNCtalk 3.1.0

July 06. 2021

New Features:

  1. [Mobile] New UI of the chat header
  2. 'Favorite' chip filter in the chat tab
  3. [Mobile] New UI of the Media files module
  4. [Mobile] Search for Files (Media)
  5. [Mobile] Support of group chat searches
  6. [iOS] Proximity functionality
  7. Upgraded Electron (basis of the VNCtalk Desktop client) version to 13.1
  8. Inactive status for users having low bandwidth in video calls

Changes:

  1. [Mobile] Improved the main screen
  2. Updated the UI of the top search bar and the drop down list
  3. Changed the drop down menu icons
  4. Added a divider to the left sidebar
  5. Added an empty state for the missing link previews
  6. Updated the UI of the application switch drop down
  7. Updated the participants pop up
  8. Improved the display of the side bar search
  9. Updated the UI of the select participants screen
  10. Updated the call settings configuration
  11. Added support to move next/prev image with keyboard arrow keys
  12. Improved the auto suggestion list by displaying group chats, contacts and messages
  13. Improved UI of the new settings screen
  14. Replaced the top search in the left panel with the global component
  15. Added custom scrollbar
  16. Added a hover state for the collapse/expand button to the left panel
  17. Updated the appearance settings
  18. Updated the scroll to bottom button
  19. Improved the opening of the VNCpad
  20. Added a chips filter to the chats tab
  21. Updated the quick search
  22. Updated the display of the correct default user avatar
  23. Updated the private key icon on the left side of avatar in the recent chat list
  24. Updated the UI of the chat screen top bar
  25. Improved Icons and spacing of icons
  26. Reset the left panel view by moving reset filters on top

Bugfixes:

  1. Fixed the link preview processing of the the ticket preview
  2. Fixed the display of reply messages with XML tags
  3. Fixed the loading of earlier chat history by scrolling in the chat
  4. Fixed the display of the default user avatar in the participants screen
  5. Fixed the display of the connected user's tile in group calls
  6. Fixed the user selection for screen share sessions
  7. Fixed the resume of the video after ended screen sharings
  8. Improved the display of the group chat title and username in the FCM notifications
  9. Fixed the display of the group chat members in the mini chat
  10. Fixed the audio transmission after stopping a recording
  11. Fixed the storage for video call backgrounds
  12. [Mobile] Fixed the opening of the video file preview from the chat history
  13. Fixed the display of the JOIN option on iOM user side in group chat calls
  14. Fixed the display of the group chat avatars in the search results
  15. Fixed the display of the join bar in VNCpads
  16. Fixed the global settings for backgrounds in video calls
  17. Fixed the display of the shared screen in calls
  18. Fixed the UI of the global component for the footer in the general settings pop up
  19. Fixed the media screen translations
  20. Fixed the display of the JOIN option in the recent chat
  21. Fixed the change of the camera settings in calls
  22. Fixed the color of the options according to the selected theme and updated translations for advanced search screen options
  23. Fixed the loading of the chat when opened from the mini chat during a call
  24. Fixed the minimized floating video
  25. Improved the switching between tabs in the recent chat
  26. Removed the display of the VNCtalk app from the sim selection list for calls
  27. Fixed the display of the collapsed left panel
  28. Fixed the display of the user avatar after blocking a user
  29. Fixed the starting of the call without camera
  30. Fixed the settings option and the option's translation
  31. Fixed the display of the default avatar and updated the translation
  32. [Firefox] Fixed the re-sharing of screen shares
  33. Update the search API to get correct results for contacts
  34. Fixed the display of the usernames in the search screen
  35. Fixed the console error after deleting messages
  36. Fixed the broadcast message sending when there is no conversation with audience data
  37. Fixed the the display of the default avatar and translation
  38. Fixed missing German translations
  39. Fixed the display of the add participants screen UI on moderator side
  40. Fixed the German translations for the chips filter in the chat tab
  41. [Mobile] Fixed the return back to recent chat option in the chat screen
  42. Fixed the saved settings option for the notifications module
  43. [iOS] Fixed the unread badge count in the app icon
  44. Fixed the display of the default avatar and display of the list in the left panel of the advanced search
  45. [Firefox] Fixed the disable camera feature
  46. Fixed the loading of the earlier scroll history in chats
  47. Fixed the display of the e2e icon
  48. Fixed the gap for FCM updates
  49. Fixed parsing the link
  50. Improved changes in updated profiles
  51. Fixed the date format of messages
  52. Fixed the display of the search in every attempt
  53. Fixed the display of the notification message for 'cancel the selection' of a screen in the screen sharing
  54. Fixed the display of messages with links
  55. Fixed the message delete option in the chat
  56. [iOS] Fixed the auto cursor focus set in the text field on chat opening
  57. Fixed the German translation in the advanced search
  58. Fixed the API search config to search new users/contacts
  59. Fixed the forwarding of messages from the media screen forward option
  60. Fixed the chat redirection from the hamburger menu users list > avatar circular chat option
  61. Fixed message sync between multiple logged in clients
  62. Fixed the display of the message delivery status for sent messages
  63. Fixed the display of the unread counter in the recent chat after rejecting a call invitation
  64. Fixed the display of the chat history
  65. Fixed the audio in group calls
  66. Peer review of code sections
  67. Fixed the group chat creation of 1:1 chats
  68. Fixed the start of the screen share sessions

VNCtalk 3.0.10

June 05. 2021

New Features:

  1. [Mobile] Global mute feature
  2. Apply button for search with additional filters

Changes:

  1. Improved the updated backgrounds in video calls
  2. [Desktop Client] Implemented the new UI for 'search recent chats'

Bugfixes:

  1. Fixed the display of the JOIN position
  2. [Mobile] Fixed the display of the VNCpads
  3. Fixed solr to get mention message results
  4. [Mobile] Fixed the display of the message select header option
  5. Improved the advanced auto suggestion list by removing duplicate entries
  6. Fixed the blank screen with added loading spinner when switching chats
  7. [Mobile] Fixed the search button display in the 'Forward message' screen
  8. Fixed synchronisation
  9. Fixed the display of the clicked files in the document preview
  10. Fixed the display of the link preview in the chat history
  11. Fixed the display of the username in the chat bubble in the search screen
  12. Fixed the document preview in the chat history
  13. [Mobile] Fixed the ignore self rejection
  14. Fixed the display of the messages aligned to the notification value
  15. [Desktop Client] Fixed the audio output
  16. [Mobile] Fixed the incoming message play sound in foreground
  17. Fixed the display of the message delivery status
  18. [Mobile] Optimized background behaviour
  19. Fixed the display of the channels tab in the recent chat
  20. [Desktop Client] Fixed the 'update failed' error dialog and the progress doc bar
  21. Fixed the message sending in chat
  22. Fixed app freezing
  23. Fixed screen share session closing
  24. Fixed the 'mute audio' effect in group calls
  25. Fixed the display of the hangup button
  26. Improved the lobby screen on participant side
  27. Fixed translations and missing options for security & privacy settings
  28. Fixed the access to the device after call/screen share sessions end
  29. Fixed theme related changes
  30. Fixed syncing between devices

VNCtalk 3.0.9

May 17. 2021

New Features:

  1. Change background option in the background settings for calls
  2. New UI for audio/video settings in calls
  3. Global mute
  4. "Adjust call quality" settings in video meeting settings
  5. New UI for the features settings
  6. New UI for Appearance settings
  7. New UI for Security & Privacy settings
  8. File preview in the chat history
  9. Mute everyone option for moderators to mute/unmute all participants in a call
  10. [Desktop Client] Opening the chat search screen by using Ctrl+F or Cmd+F
  11. Added a sound for ended calls
  12. [mobile] Support for item previews in the media tab
  13. [Desktop Client] Preview for images in the files pop up
  14. Mark as read option for iOS
  15. [Desktop Client] User info display in the tile view of video calls
  16. Inline reply in iOS
  17. New config to enable/disable Jitsi features
  18. Removed IndexedDB from web on logout

Changes:

  1. Improved the flow of joining calls
  2. Improved language settings and syncing from/to VNCdirectory
  3. [Android] Improved display by removing the deleted messages from the notification tray
  4. Updated the search query from solr
  5. Updated new solr when searching media or mention messages

Bugfixes:

  1. [Desktop Client] Fixed the API call for filters, tags and queries with opened advanced search
  2. Fixed the display of the recent chat UI
  3. Fixed the empty secret in the profile response after cache expiry or restart
  4. Fixed the display of the media file preview in chats for IOM users
  5. [Desktop Client] Fixed the silent joining to calls
  6. [Desktop Client] Fixed the screen sharing
  7. [Desktop Client] Fixed the flow of the change to full screen mode
  8. Fixed joining the video calls as an audio participant if no camera/web cam is attached
  9. Fixed the multiple forwarding of messages
  10. Fixed the display of the Desktop Client avatar after disconnects
  11. Fixed the display of the header with open VNCpad after accepting a call invitation
  12. Fixed the display of the logged in user avatar
  13. [Mobile] Fixed the audio output in case the headphones/ear phones are connected to the mobile client
  14. [Desktop Client] Fixed the display of the app list
  15. [Desktop Client] Fixed the display of the app update pop up
  16. [Mobile] Fixed the XMPP reconnection
  17. [Mobile] Fixed the display of the apps list
  18. [Desktop Client] Fixed the display of the video of the present audio speaker in calls
  19. Fixed the closing of call notifications on multiple logged in clients
  20. Fixed the XMPP connection issue in the Firefox browser
  21. Fixed the image preview display in the Advanced Search
  22. [Desktop Client] Fixed the display of the last received message in the recent chat
  23. Fixed the date alignment in the Files pop up
  24. Fixed the display of the date format according to the defined language in the image preview of the chat history
  25. Fixed the display of the global mute/unmute option, updated icon in the header
  26. [mobile] Fixed the call invitation translations
  27. Fixed the display of the chat bubble content in the mini chat
  28. Fixed the call joining in external calls in multi shared jitsi environments
  29. Refactored authentication flow
  30. Fixed the display of the media file's reply message
  31. Fixed the display of the unread counter in the IOM group chats
  32. Fixed the alignment of the delete message in the chat history
  33. Fixed the display of the participants video in full screen
  34. Fixed the display of the link preview messages in the mini chat
  35. [Desktop Client] Fixed the display of the active call notifications
  36. [Desktop Client] Fixed the display of the forward dialog pop up
  37. Fixed the German translations of the settings screen in calls
  38. [Desktop Client] Fixed the comment adding from the VNCproject ticket preview in the chat history
  39. Fixed and replaced the German translations for rejoin and start options

VNCtalk 3.0.8

April 13. 2021

New Features:

  1. New UI to rejoin an active meeting
  2. Support for document previews
  3. New option to change the user info
  4. New UI for global settings
  5. New media (image) file preview in the advanced search
  6. Added author info in the media file view
  7. Option to block users in the right sidebar
  8. New info icon when hovering over participants in the 'create group chat' menu
  9. Implemented an Omemo device discovery process
  10. Added a tool tip for group chat avatars and participant avatars in the 'start group chat' dialog
  11. Added German tool tip for 'add group chat avatar'
  12. Added new sound indications for audio/video/screen share sessions
  13. Added document preview to the advanced search screen

Changes:

  1. Improved UI of the notifications tab in the global settings
  2. New incoming call UI
  3. Updated the call flow for 1:1 calls
  4. Improved the chat sync
  5. Improved the 'change avatar' screen buttons
  6. Updated the behavior of the view switcher in Video conferences and Screen share sessions
  7. Updated the display of the 'select layout' dialog box in calls
  8. Updated the display of the 1:1 chat message title display below the name of the 1:1 chat
  9. Changed the time for camera switching in full screen mode for the speaker in calls
  10. Updated the display of the loading bar and the behavior of the call screen top/bottom bars
  11. Updated the behaviour of the Search templates in the advanced search
  12. Updated the backend of the VNCtalk search in chats to use VNCcommander's solr
  13. Removed SQLite lib
  14. Updated the solr query
  15. Updated translations of the screen share settings
  16. Improved German translations in the settings dialog box

Bugfixes:

  1. Fixed the pop up buttons, header color display according to the selected theme
  2. Fixed the VNCdirectory API connection issue
  3. Fixed the call connection by adding config options to use SMTP gateways with auth for IOM users
  4. Fixed the display of the unread counter
  5. Fixed call rejoin after network switching
  6. Fixed the display of the video camera status while using the 'cancel screen share' menu
  7. Fixed the display of the media preview of the image selected from the list
  8. Fixed the chat screen header UI
  9. Fixed the display of changed avatars
  10. Fixed the preview background of URLs with special characters
  11. Fixed the display of the media preview in the advance search and the quit search behavior
  12. Fixed the display of the date formatting in the German UI
  13. Added translations for the group chat message notifications of changed avatars

VNCtalk 3.0.7

March 25. 2021

New Features:

  1. New auto complete in the search
  2. Enhanced the notification display for recordings in progress
  3. Added virtual scrolling to the 'add user to list' pop up
  4. Provided support for screen share in safari browser

Changes:

  1. New UI for call invitations
  2. Improved the advanced search

Bugfixes:

  1. Fixed the VNCtalk Desktop Client build
  2. Fixed the filters UI and the display of the snack bar notification when saving a template
  3. [mobile] Fixed the display of the push notifications for new users
  4. Fixed the display of URL previews
  5. Fixed the ending of the call invitation on all logged in clients if any logged in client accepts it OR a moderator closes the call
  6. Fixed the enabling of the video button after stopping screensharing from the browser notification
  7. Fixed the redirection to the particular message from the advanced search results
  8. Fixed the quick start of calls
  9. Updated the keyword reset in the search
  10. Fixed the saving process of audio/video settings when re-joining a call
  11. Fixed the display of the video settings icon in calls
  12. Fixed the music player interruption when VNCtalk is opened
  13. Fixed the scrolling
  14. Fixed the display of data in the offline mode
  15. Fixed redirection to the chat screen after clicking a message notification
  16. Fixed the closing of screensharing sessions from the browser notification
  17. Fixed the UI of the participants screen

VNCtalk 3.0.6

March 09. 2021

New Features:

  1. Added date/time settings for chat bubbles to the settings menu
  2. Implemented Virtual Scrolling in the 'Start individual chat' and 'Select participants' screens

Changes:

  1. Improved screen sharing handling in group sessions
  2. Improved the URL preview
  3. New icon for the 'end screen share' button in the chat header
  4. Optimized the API for scheduled meetings

Bugfixes:

  1. Fixed joining calls for devices without camera
  2. Optimized API requests when starting meetings/sending messages in a chat
  3. Improved the loading time of the user list in group chats
  4. Improved the display of the current year in the footer of notification emails
  5. Fixed the sending of messages containing only links
  6. Fixed the display of 'missed call' messages
  7. Removed unwanted calls to Redux
  8. Reduced unnecessary API calls when a user is joining the call
  9. Fixed the default view in the call screen
  10. Fixed the mute/unmute option of non moderator users in group calls after enabling/disabling camera
  11. Fixed the display of the group chat participants in the pop up
  12. Fixed the display of the last conversation message in the recent chat when a call/screen share starts/ends
  13. Improved the behaviour of the incoming call sound when cancelling a screen share session
  14. Fixed the replying to reply messages containing mentions
  15. Fixed the upload of group chat avatars when creating a group chat

VNCtalk 3.0.5

February 27. 2021

New Features:

  1. Implemented tool tips in the new UI header
  2. Improved IOM search
  3. Added multiple file transmission
  4. Added new endpoint to allow external users to get the group info
  5. Implemented cache for VNCproject links

Changes:

  1. Implemented a new chat header UI
  2. Updated the highlighting of the chat search results
  3. Updated the flow of rejoining a call
  4. [Desktop Client] Removed the lower 'add participant' button
  5. Replaced old APIs with a new one in the frontend for scheduled meetings
  6. Improved the copy URL and join call via link flow
  7. Improved the API call performance for interactions with VNCproject
  8. Updated the view of the speaking person's video screen in full screen and film strip view
  9. Improved German translations

Bugfixes:

  1. Improved the chat display after removing a message
  2. Fixed the display of the advanced search results
  3. Fixed the reply preview UI of the 'user typing' notification
  4. Fixed the display of the active call notifications in the recent chat
  5. Fixed the new chat header UI
  6. Removed unnecessary API calls when a user starts a call
  7. Fixed the chat status for deleting content in the text box
  8. Improved performance by optimizing API requests in a group chat
  9. Fixed audio transmission when screen sharing is converted from 1:1 to 1:n
  10. Fixed the camera/microphone settings when using Firefox
  11. Removed extra call to the roomMembers API
  12. [Mobile] Fixed the display of the global search screen
  13. Fixed the display of the missed call notification in the recent chat
  14. Fixed the changing option of audio/video settings during a screen share session
  15. Fixed the display of the last selected camera view after starting/stoppinga screen share session in a video call
  16. Fixed capital letters of the footer button text in video meeting pop-ups
  17. Fixed the display of the active call notifications OR call/video previews for ongoing calls in the chat screen
  18. Fixed the automatic view mode in calls if a new user joins
  19. Moved the URLpreview API to the user API token
  20. Optimized the API calls when opening a chat
  21. Fixed of auto focus settings for the chat search in the mini chat
  22. Removed extra queries on ldap in open 1-1 chats
  23. Fixed the display of the stream on MCB side when a call is started from the VNCtalk client
  24. Removed API requests on start call for inviting existing participants
  25. Fixed the camera switch in calls
  26. Removed closed accounts from the VNCcontacts API
  27. Fixed and updated the display of the participants list in the mini chat after a user left the video call
  28. Fixed the replies to mentioned messages and forwarded messages
  29. Fixed the display of images in encrypted group chats
  30. Fixed the URL preview in messages
  31. Fixed URL preview links
  32. Fixed the creation of new group chats

VNCtalk 3.0.4

February 01. 2021

New Features:

  1. Added a display of missed calls to the chat history
  2. Implemented Advanced search
  3. Implemented a 'blur background' option
  4. New expiring of the video meeting link after a meeting date and time ended
  5. Updated the flow of of leaving a video meeting
  6. Added an 'uploading...' text to the recent chat list when an uploading process is in progress

Changes:

  1. Updated the flow for adding/inviting participants and the display of the participant list
  2. Updated the flow of the mini chat
  3. Changed flow: after ending a screen share session user will be redirected to the preferred view mode
  4. Changed the display of the call screen when users go to chats and get back to a video call
  5. Improved XMPP reconnecting
  6. Fixed the last set changes in the call screen modes/views
  7. Changed the link color in the purple and the yellow theme
  8. Removed unwanted chat options from the bottom for External users in the call screen

Bugfixes:

  1. Improved audio transmission in calls when a user switches between chats during an active video / audio call
  2. Enabled the creation of multiple MCB conferences with the same name
  3. Improved the display of the group chat title and username in the FCM notifications
  4. Improved ending of the camera usage after finishing a video call
  5. Fixed the tile view in calls after ending a whiteboard session
  6. Improved the display of the 'password protected' pop up on receiver side
  7. Improved preview of VNCproject tickets
  8. [iOS] Fixed app switching from the Apps option
  9. Fixed the display of Ghost users in calls
  10. Improved the display of the VNCpad tab name
  11. Improved loading time for the VNCpad
  12. Fixed the start of the screen share session once the user selected the source
  13. Fixed the display of the whiteboard changes on the other user's side
  14. Fixed the device/screen share session termination after finishing a screen share session
  15. Fixed multiple user screen sharing in group chats
  16. Fixed the message delivery status for images in encrypted group chats
  17. Fixed the German translation of the Advanced search
  18. Fixed the display of the last message in the chat history
  19. Fixed the display of recordings in the "all" Media tab
  20. Fixed the display of the left sidebar after the mobile mode was enabled
  21. [mobile] Fixed the display of the user name in notifications when mentioning other users in a group chat
  22. Improved silent call joining
  23. Improved the audio/video hardware input/output selection
  24. Fixed the display of the link preview in replied messages
  25. Fixed the display of the user name for the mentioned user in group chat messages
  26. Fixed the display of the 'user typing...' message for offline users
  27. Fixed the detection of audio input hardware when users share/unshare their screen during a call
  28. [mobile] Fixed joining to screen share sessions when the app is in background/suspend mode
  29. Fixed the ending of the call/screen share session for all user(s) who ended/rejected a call/screen share session
  30. Improved the affiliation display without page reload
  31. Fixed the display of text messages with attachments
  32. Fixed the display of the Omemo enabled/disabled info
  33. Fixed the dispaly of the chat history
  34. Fixed the group chat affiliation
  35. Fixed the display of the link color in replied messages: contains both text+link
  36. Fixed the display of the whiteboard in the chat header after reloading the page
  37. Improved the app performance
  38. Fixed joining to password protected calls
  39. Fixed the creation of group chats from 1:1 chat
  40. Fixed the display of the 'mute for everyone' pop up in calls
  41. Fixed the display of the video preview when using enable/disable screen share
  42. Fixed the display of the conversation in the recent list
  43. Fixed the missing header after navigating back from global search results
  44. Added a notification after an audio/video call and screen share session starts
  45. Configured settings for displaying insecure content from plain http
  46. Fixed camera switch off/on on the MCB
  47. Fixed the display of the 'reply' option for message in the mention tab
  48. Fixed the Call UI
  49. Fixed the webcam permission after app update
  50. Improved timer display for future video meetings
  51. Fixed the display of the link preview after chat switch
  52. Fixed the invitation of more users to a call scheduled in MCB
  53. Fixed the display of the "Select message top bar" in an active call
  54. Fixed the mobile sound from speaker with VNCtalk app running
  55. Updated the display of the tile mode after ending the screen share in a call
  56. Fixed the moderator rights to change user roles

VNCtalk 3.0.3

December 30. 2020

New Features:

  1. Added an option to customize the incoming call ringtone
  2. Implemented the chat on the right sidebar in video calls and screen sharing sessions
  3. Implemented the Recent activity tab
  4. Implemented triggering actions on VNC applications from the recent activities screen
  5. Implemented triggering actions on VNC applications from the profile information screen
  6. Implemented actions to create tasks, create tickets, compose mails in the interactive avatar and profile information screen
  7. Implemented the display of all contact details in the profile pop up
  8. Implemented triggering native events like phone call, email and address redirecting in the phone's native applications
  9. Implemented video preview in full screen
  10. Added a "Back to login" option to the OTP screen
  11. Implemented an option to mention all participants in a group chat by using '@all'
  12. Fixed the user reply to mention messages from mentions tab
  13. Upgraded the Desktop Client to Electron 11
  14. Added highlighting of 'mention user' and 'mention all' to the notifications

Changes:

  1. Improved the OMEMO feature
  2. Implemented a new screenshare notification
  3. Updated the 'change avatar' picker for better image crop
  4. Improved the behavior of the Vincenta notification in the full screen mode of a call
  5. Improved the usability by closing the participants list in call through clicking outside the list
  6. Improved recording download time
  7. Improved performance by updating the app start flow
  8. Improved the storing of contacts with VNCdirectory
  9. Updated the screen share icon on all instances
  10. Restructured the themes so the changes are applied to all themes and devices at the same time
  11. Improved the display of the shared screen in screen share sessions
  12. Changed the default settings of the bottom bar in calls to 'always displayed'
  13. [MacOS Desktop Client] Added an option to configure the bouncing effect in the dock

Bugfixes:

  1. Improved the display of the deleted files
  2. Fixed the display of the rise hand option on non-moderator side in calls
  3. Improved the display of the screen share if a participant accepts the invitation before/after the sender selected a screen to share
  4. Fixed the display of the call screen after ending the screen sharing during a call
  5. Fixed the display of the call recording on non-moderator side
  6. Improved the display of the special characters after copying from the select message > copy to clipboard option
  7. Improved display of the screenshare screen on various screen formats
  8. Added a tooltip message when opening a group chat from the @mention tab in the offline mode
  9. Fixed the redirecting to a share screen from other chats
  10. Fixed the display of the interactive Avatar menu when scrolling in the chat history
  11. Fixed starting the iOM chat with a JID for IOM users when starting a 1-1 chat screen
  12. Fixed the display of the online+offline users in the participant list of the group chat
  13. Fixed the display of the group chat info pop up from the group chat search result screen
  14. Fixed the display of the forwarded message in the same chat screen
  15. Fixed the closing of screen sharing sessions from the browser's default pop-up
  16. Added skipping the DB migration if a user is logged out from the application

VNCtalk 3.0.2

December 01. 2020

New Features:

  1. Migrated from SQLite to IndexedDB for OMEMO. For existing VNCtalk App users, all chat messages will migrate from SQLite to IndexedDB automatically after update. On re-login of the same user, the OMEMO devices will be preserved. A user can list and remove all of the devices via General Settings / Security.
  2. Implemented an interactive Avatar in VNCtalk to enable defined VNClagoon actions. A click on "Chat" will open a VNCtalk chat with that person or group of people (group chat). If this group doesn't exist, it will start create group chat dialog box with preselected users. A click on "Video call" will open a VNCtalk video call with that person or group of people (group VC). If this group doesn't exist, the video call dialog box with start video call will appear, where user can add VC name. A click on "Audio call" will start an audio call with the same process as in video call. A click on "Compose an email" will open the VNCmail app and start with the Compose message screen, with prefilled user(s) as recipient(s). A click on "Create a task" will start VNCtask and open the create task dialog box, and if it is single user, he/she will be placed to "Assigned to" field. If this is started from group chat avatar, no user will be assigned to "Assigned to" field. A click on "Create a ticket" will open VNCproject and start the "create a new ticket" dialog box.
  3. Added tooltips for the icons on conference tiles
  4. Added the kebab menu icon to Video conferences
  5. [MCB] Added kebab menus to each tab
  6. Implemented settings drop down features in the MCB view
  7. Implemented the detailed display of participants' information in conferences.
  8. Improved the display of the tile view on MCB side when users leave/join a video conference
  9. New UI for the 'edit conference' window
  10. Implemented the recording function for calls in 1:1 and group chats
  11. Added a new audience role to the 'select participants' UI
  12. Improved drop down items in the scheduled/archived/ended tabs of the conference's kebab menu
  13. Added a loading bar during the migration process of messages
  14. Redesigned the UI for the start group chat feature
  15. Added a new Profile Information dialog
  16. Enabled OMEMO for 1:1 chat conversations
  17. Implemented the option to drag & drop file attachments in a chat

Changes:

  1. [Web Client] Updated the chat info pop up
  2. [Mobile] Updated the chat info dialog
  3. Updated the UI for the start of a new 1:1 chat
  4. Updated UI for the 'create new MCB list' dialog box
  5. Improved the video preview of the conferences by only displaying active or upcoming meetings in the panel
  6. Improved the behavior of starting a conference attached to the MCB
  7. Improved the screen sharing flow

Bugfixes:

  1. Improved the display of the exact number of participants (including owner) in the video meeting pop up
  2. Improved the display of the desktop broadcast notification
  3. Improved the display/preview of the message content alignment/format
  4. Improved conference editing on the MCB
  5. Fixed the chat search view
  6. Improved the display of the language set by the browser when a user joins from the "join conference" button
  7. Improved German translations
  8. Improved the emoji menu tabs
  9. Improved the display of the chat history in the recent chat list
  10. Optimized calls to improve the performance
  11. Fixed the display of new user chats in the recent chat list
  12. Improved the display of special characters in the second level of replied messages
  13. Improved joining a call from the 'create call' link via the copy URL option
  14. Improved description of the delete conversation pop up
  15. [Mobile] Improved the wording/translation for tab descriptions
  16. Fixed the display of the 'end meeting' pop up in the German layout
  17. Improved the flow for the call when the conference manager left the call
  18. Fixed the display of sent broadcast messages in the recent chat list on moderator side

VNCtalk 3.0.1

November 09. 2020

New Features:

  1. Enabled whiteboard creation from video calls
  2. Added an option to start whiteboards from a group chat
  3. Added an option to start whiteboards from an 1:1 chat
  4. Implemented an option to send files as email to a friend from the media tab.
  5. Implemented an option to send files to selected chats/group chats from the Files dialogue
  6. Implemented Vincent / Vincenta wizard to offer help when users are hidden during calls and screen sharing sessions
  7. Improved OMEMO for multiple client logins
  8. Improved the ratios of filmstrip/tile views in calls and screen share sessions.
  9. [mobile] Added UI for "no pads available"
  10. Added a UI for "no whiteboards"
  11. Added a pin icon on top of the screenshare, full screen video, whiteboard and added live preview of the "view changes" option

Changes:

  1. Updated the tabs in the video meeting's add participants option to include: Moderator, Participants, Audience
  2. Fixed the tunnel display by adding a "screenshare started" screen
  3. Improved the display of the options in the top bar in the call screen
  4. Updated the flow for ending a video call on moderator side ("are you sure you want to end the call?")
  5. Updated the Video meeting "share URL" dialogue box
  6. Removed the outgoing tune in video meetings with external users
  7. Improved the group call flow
  8. Updated the behavior of the raise the hand option in video calls
  9. Removed the audio/video icons on sender/receiver sides in a screen share session
  10. Improved the group chat creation including support of special characters

Bugfixes:

  1. Improved the hover effect for connection tool tips in calls
  2. Improved performance for MCB
  3. Improved call UI for external users
  4. Fixed the display of the bottom bar when the top bar value is set to "always show"
  5. Fixed the display of the VNCpad kebab menu after deleting a pad
  6. Fixed starting chats with external users in the iOS client
  7. Fixed the display of the VNCpads for IOM users
  8. Fixed the display of the sidebar
  9. Improved the display of the VNCproject ticket preview
  10. Improved the display of the full screen/film strip style view in the call screen
  11. Fixed the latest message update in the recent chat after adding a user to a group chat
  12. Fixed the display of the whiteboard icon with colors matching the selected theme
  13. Fixed the display of a redundant kebab menu in the tile view layout
  14. Fixed the display of the default view in the call for whiteboard and screen share
  15. Fixed various issues in video calls
  16. Fixed the user avatar display in the first message in group chats
  17. Improved the reaction time to display the Forward pop up for forwarding messages/attachments
  18. Improved display of the image preview in the files pop up
  19. Fixed the display of the video and link message display in the last message in recent chats
  20. Improved redirection to the new/existing VNCpad after creating a new pad/deleting a pad
  21. Improved the text format in the VNCproject ticket preview
  22. Fixed the display of the username in the info popup
  23. Improved reconnection with XMPP on MacOS desktop clients
  24. Fixed the display of the participants list pop up in an active call screen
  25. Fixed the display of the audio/video settings pop up on small screens
  26. Improved redirecting to the VNCproject ticket link from the desktop client
  27. Improved VNCproject ticket preview in the desktop client
  28. Fixed the icons display accoding to the assigned roles
  29. Fixed the display of special characters in the recent chat list
  30. Removed the outgoing ringtone when starting a screen share session
  31. Fixed the display of the close icon in the broadcast pop up on iPad clients
  32. Fixed the display of the changed camera view in active calls in iOS clients
  33. Improved ending of video meetings in iOS clients
  34. Fixed receiving incoming call requests on the multiple logged in clients while one client is already in a call in the same group chat
  35. Improved audio output in audio/video calls
  36. Fixed the display of the whiteboard in the tile and full screen view in calls
  37. Improved call start on iOS
  38. Improved group chat creation with uploaded avatar
  39. Fixed logged in user's video preview in group chat calls

VNCtalk 3.0.0

October 16. 2020

New Features:

  1. Implemented inline editing for VNCproject previews
  2. Implemented commenting on VNCproject previews
  3. Improved Leave call (End call) for the external users
  4. Implemented full screen and filmstrip view for screensharing
  5. Added "back to tile mode" option in the drop down menu in the tile mode full screen
  6. Implemented an option to change the call layout
  7. [Mobile] Implemented a swipe option to skip through images in the image preview
  8. Implemented start live stream feature in group chats (group owner only)
  9. [Mobile] Improved selection of the output device during an incoming/outgoing call
  10. Added tooltips to all options/icons in a video call
  11. Implemented a Vincenta wizard message "please unmute your mic" for the users whose mics are muted by default
  12. Added a notification when someone creates/updates/deletes a whiteboard
  13. Implemented a screen sharing preference info for macOS
  14. Implemented auto-update for the iOS desktop client
  15. Implemented call invitation for iOS
  16. [Mobile] Improved usability by hiding the top bottom bar for images in the image preview
  17. Implemented a label showing "User does not answer" when calls are not answered by the participants
  18. Added the "+ User" icon to be more prominent in the video call

Changes:

  1. Improved UI for calls and screen share
  2. Implemented new flow for starting/scheduling video meetings
  3. Updated the "remove from meeting" dialog box
  4. Updated the splash screens for MCB
  5. Added support for VNCpads in IOM conferences
  6. Implemented whiteboard for 1-1 chats
  7. Improved screen sharing in the filmstrip view
  8. Improved the font of the call layout dialog box
  9. Improved the display of the icon in the top left corner according to the selected call layout
  10. Improved mail detail view by replacing the call link with a button
  11. [Mobile] Improved app ringtone volume
  12. Removed outdated config settings
  13. [Mobile] Increased the size of the VNCtalk logo on the home screen
  14. Enlarged the tool tip font size
  15. Improved display of the call history/share screen in chat
  16. Added German translations for the new flow for starting/scheduling video meetings
  17. Improved advance search display for the global search
  18. Implemented mapping of contacts automatically from VNCdirectory
  19. Improved editing of the group chat name when the group chat call was created from an 1-1 call
  20. Updated the label of the Open conference kebab drop down menu
  21. Updated the dialog box name and text box label in the "create new MCB" panel
  22. Improved screen share view in the call
  23. Updated the display of the Audio-Video settings drop down menu in the video input field
  24. Improved the film strip and bottom bar in the call full screen mode view
  25. Improved the display of the notification message in the call/video meeting screen
  26. Improved the behavior of the search box for the select participants menu
  27. Removed outgoing tune in screen share session started without call

Bugfixes:

  1. Improved start time for the outgoing tune in call
  2. Improved avatar sync on multiple logged in clients
  3. Improved behavior of the group chat search UI in the mobile client
  4. Extended German translations for the Vincenta wizward message for the users whose mics are muted by default
  5. Fixed username display in group chat message notifications
  6. [iPad] Improved audio-video settings pop up
  7. Improved usability of the change role popup
  8. Improved the display of the image preview when tapping on hide/show top/bottom bar
  9. Improved opening workflow of the emoji menu after sending an audio message
  10. Improved video preview and scrolling in the audio/video settings pop up
  11. Fixed the user avatar in the thumbnail view and movie view in calls
  12. Improved call screen on iOS
  13. Fixed the place holder in the add participants pop up
  14. Improved message display in chat history
  15. Fixed the display of the call history
  16. Fixed active call notifications while switching chat in an ongoing call
  17. Fixed creating duplicate contacts
  18. Improved joining of iOM users in a call through FCM notifications
  19. Improved user remove/kick out from group chat during active call
  20. Improved inviting external users to a video call/conference
  21. Synchronized block-unblock and favorite-unfavorite effect on all logged in clients
  22. Improved creation of video meetings
  23. Fixed the group chat call invitation display after an ended call
  24. [Mobile] Improved video meeting/scheduled meeting creation
  25. Fixed audio when opening or starting a chat/group chat during an active call
  26. Fixed the call rejecting from owner when a group member starts a call
  27. Fixed the creation of video meetings/scheduled meetings with external users
  28. Improved audio after user received a mobile phone call in an ongoing audio/video call
  29. Removed the display of ghost users in call
  30. Fixed screen share button on non-moderator side in a screen share session
  31. Fixed audio while using the broadcast screen during an active call
  32. Fixed the kebab menu UI for the Purple/Yellow theme
  33. Improved display avatars in tile view after closing/stopping screen share in an audio call
  34. Fixed call history when changing language
  35. Improved audio in 1-1/1-n chat audio/video calls
  36. Improved iOM emails used for contacts API
  37. Improved video meeting creation
  38. Improved video meeting creation with the same name and new JID
  39. [Mobile] Fixed the sound from speaker in video calls
  40. Improved display of VNCproject ticket previews in chats
  41. Improved User list
  42. Fixed missing German translations in the Whiteboard
  43. Improved audio/video settings in calls
  44. Fixed display of the app icon in the global search result
  45. Fixed the string in replyied video messages
  46. Improved participants list in the call screen
  47. Fixed audio call when switching chats
  48. Fixed display of the application logo in the app info screen

VNCtalk 2.6.8

August 03. 2020

New Features:

  1. Improved video quality in calls

Bugfixes:

  1. Fixed the back button behaviour in opened conversations
  2. Automated removal of "ghost users" / inactive users from calls

VNCtalk 2.6.7

July 30. 2020

New Features:

  1. Introduced new scheduling option for video meetings with date and time
  2. Applied new API to invite users for a scheduled video/audio call
  3. New options for the handling of guest users in group calls: either adding users to a call and group chats permanently or as temporary guest users only.
  4. "Soft rejoin": rejoining a video / audio conference automatically when network drops occur
  5. [Mobile] Loading icon when an image is opened

Changes:

  1. Improved call quality preferences
  2. [iOS] Upgraded Cordova iOS RTC plugin

Bugfixes:

  1. Improved overall call stability
  2. Improved performance for call stability during microphone / camera switches
  3. Improved call performance in the hands free mode
  4. Improved app performance when handling notifications
  5. [Mobile] Improved call joining from notifications when the App is in background/suspended mode
  6. Improved the smooth transition from 1:1 calls to group calls
  7. Fixed the display of the share/unshare screen button in calls for users joined via link (guest users)
  8. Improved App performance on restart
  9. Fixed the display of the participants list in group chats on moderator side
  10. Fixed the display of the "blocked users" tab
  11. Improved list options: create list, rename list, add user to list, delete list
  12. Improved audio quality when sending files/ turning screensharing on and off during a call
  13. Improved options for IOM users to invite/add more users to a call
  14. Improved change/update of user avatars

VNCtalk 2.6.6

July 06. 2020

New Features:

  1. Wake/up/ping/poke feature in calls
  2. VNCproject ticket preview in the VNCtalk App
  3. Displaying roles of group chat members

Changes:

  1. Improved the display of the active call notification by showing a floating video box

Bugfixes:

  1. Improved screen sharing

VNCtalk 2.6.4

June 16. 2020

New Features:

  1. Automatic hiding of the filmstrip during a screen share session
  2. New settings to hide/show the menu bars

Changes:

  1. Improved display of the user info and signal info in the top bar of the full screen mode in the tile view
  2. Improved tile view and updated work flow
  3. Improved call rejoin flow after interrupted connections
  4. Improved icons for the floating video drop down menu
  5. Improved the image preview on iPad

Bugfixes:

  1. Fixed user's tile view in the call screen
  2. Improved display of the header label in the Profile screen
  3. Optimized the display of the icon for muted users
  4. [iOS] Improved call screen UI on iPad
  5. [Mac OS] Improved audio handling during a call with multiple audio output devices
  6. Fixed tile view UI in the call screen
  7. Fixed the date label position in the chat history
  8. Fixed the display of the right click menu for muted participants
  9. Improved participants drop down list for less than 13 users
  10. Improved image preview
  11. Improved hide/show film strip behavior in the full screen tile mode
  12. Improved the alignment of the signal icon and the kebab icon
  13. Improved display of the leave/end meeting pop up buttons
  14. Improved UI of the safari browser

VNCtalk 2.6.2

June 11. 2020

New Features:

  1. New option for videoconference moderator to pin/unpin a participant either in full screen or big tile. This pinned person will be shown as pinned for everyone.
  2. New option for videoconference admin/host/presenter: Remove user from video meeting
  3. [mobile] Select participants for audio/video calls from an existing group chat (all or only selected) or invited users.
  4. Implemented video meeting and audio-video settings
  5. [Mobile] Implemented new option to start a video meeting in mobile
  6. Introduced statistics for each tile in a video call (good / average / poor signal)
  7. Drop down menu on user's film strip in the full screen mode

Changes:

  1. Updated the UI of videoconferences in speaker mode: film strip on / off
  2. Optimized the videoconferencing tile UI for various screen ratios for 2 to 9 participants.
  3. Updated video floating box behavior in the full screen tile mode
  4. Updated UI for forwarding messages
  5. Improved performance of group chats
  6. Improved call statistics
  7. Improved SQLite performance
  8. Changed links for Help, Manual, FAQ, change log and service desk
  9. Improved user information and kebab menu for participants in the full screen mode
  10. Improved the top and bottom bar of the call screen
  11. Improved display of the video meeting invite/join/left pop-up in the call full screen
  12. [Android] Improved audio quality for video calls
  13. [iOS] Added URL for Deeplinks (Universal link)
  14. [IOS] Improve group chat notifications with IOS
  15. Improved call joining with the same client on multiple devices

Bugfixes:

  1. UI Improvements
  2. Improved message positioning when scrolling up in the chat history
  3. Improved call UI when switching between call tile view and chat screen
  4. Fixed chat history in screen sharing sessions
  5. Improved display of links written in the RTF editor

VNCtalk 2.6.1

May 27. 2020

New Features:

  1. Implemented tile view for 12+ users
  2. Implemented new whiteboard feature
  3. "Raise hand" option to request speaker rights
  4. New button: "Back to main screen" in calls and video meetings

Changes:

  1. Updated tile view
  2. Improved 1:1 video call view
  3. Improved header and footer in video calls
  4. Improved audio handling during screen sharing sessions
  5. Updated work flow for the "Raise hand" feature

Bugfixes:

  1. Fixed missing FCM after the app was in background for a long time
  2. Improved call history sync

VNCtalk 2.6.0

May 17. 2020

New Features:

  1. [iOS] Camera switching (front / back) on iPhone/iPad
  2. Screen sharing in the tile view mode
  3. Various new options for participant operations in the participants drop down list in the tile view
  4. Option to hide/show the chat during an active call
  5. Webcam is enabled automatically after screen sharing was stopped in 1-1/group video calls
  6. Active video meetings are displayed in the recent chat list

Changes:

  1. Improved tile view and display of top and bottom navigation bar
  2. [Desktop client] Improved chat history display on all clients
  3. Improved XMPP reconnect
  4. Updated the help menu and dialog boxes

Bugfixes:

  1. Improved switching between tile view and speaker view in calls
  2. Fixed the functionality to mute/unmute the mic and enable/disable the camera by the host user
  3. [mobile] Layout improvements in the chat screen
  4. Fixed the handling of rejoining a group call
  5. Improved the option to remove users from the call
  6. Fixed switching chats during an ongoing call
  7. Improved display of shared screens in calls
  8. Improved context menu of participant actions on Moderator side
  9. [mobile] Improved display of the "leave meeting" pop up
  10. Improved re-inviting of users to a call
  11. Fixed wrong menu option name in the user list menu
  12. Improved call UI after switching chats
  13. Improved video tile display in the tile view mode
  14. Added missing translations when leaving group chat
  15. Improved character handling in chat
  16. Improved re-joining to a call
  17. Improved display of participants in the participants list
  18. Added missing German translations for participant list options and drop down lists
  19. Added an option to limit searches to the same organization
  20. Layout improvements for the last written message when typing a new message
  21. Improved 'Missed call' notifications
  22. Improved display of the shared screen
  23. Improved the rename option of group chats
  24. [iOS] Improved call joining via link
  25. [iOS] Improved call screen when the user joined via link
  26. Improved search UI in the chat screen
  27. Improved display of the participant list in the group chat
  28. Improved display of the user avatar with expanded and collapsed thumbnail

VNCtalk 2.3.7.1

May 12. 2020

New Features:

  1. Implemented user information in tile(& thumbnail > Speaker mode)
  2. Implemented Mute for me/Mute for everyone feature in video meeting/group chat call
  3. Implemented messages list for mini chat in tile mode

VNCtalk 2.3.6

April 22. 2020

New Features:

  1. Improved the user thumbnail preview of the own camera in the video call
  2. Improved selection and saving of Audio/Video settings for multi-cam / multi microphone setups.
  3. Improved outgoing call ringtone behavior on Desktop Client.

Changes:

  1. Improved the flow for invitations of external users to join a video / audio call via copy URL.
  2. Implemented an option to add an user to a video / audio meeting with an arrow button.
  3. Improved display of chat after call is finished

Bugfixes:

  1. Major Improvements for active call notifications when switching conversations.
  2. Improved the tooltip during a video / audio call to display user name.
  3. [iOS] Improved the leave meeting pop up UI
  4. VNCmeet: improved translations for meeting end screen.
  5. [Android] Improved join video meeting flow with email address
  6. Improved link expiries (after ending a call) for group chats.
  7. Improved search results.
  8. Improved call dial tone.
  9. Improved UI display option for the search group
  10. Improved audio with switching broadcasts tab
  11. [IOS] Improved app performance when joining a call from a URL invitation
  12. [Android] Improved the notifications display
  13. [IOS] Improved shared screen preview with iPad
  14. Improved video preview when users join/leave the call.
  15. Fixed audio track stop on opening add user/copy URL option
  16. Improved call reconnect after switch network (mobile data to wifi or wifi to mobile data).
  17. Improved the zoom feature for images

VNCtalk 2.3.5

April 09. 2020

New Features:

  1. VNCmeet: instant video meetings with internal and external users. External users can join video meeting by browser on Android and Windows/Apple/Linux, without any downloads.
  2. New workflow for notification of the joined/left/pending users in recent chat: 1. When user joins a meeting 2. When user leaves a meeting 3. Waiting for user(s) to join 4. When user clicks on 3 dots icon 5. (optional) If there are no more pending users the 3 dots icon will appear next to the number of participants
  3. New UI for the call screen
  4. Join VNCmeet calls anonymous by clicking on the link in the notification email
  5. New option and UI for starting audio/video calls with "All participants" in a group chat or "selected only & invited by email".
  6. [IOS] Introduced option for iOS users to join an audio / video call via link
  7. Start calls with all users or selected users
  8. Creation of a temporary group with all invitees to a video meeting, which is optionally removed or saved after the call ended.
  9. Improve display of user with any display name to the joined/left list

Changes:

  1. Multi device management: improvements of call invitations in case a user is logged in with multiple clients simultaneously (Web Client, Desktop Client, App).
  2. Improvements of the call screen for external users
  3. Improved "start conversation" text: display meta info
  4. Improved outgoing ringtone when inviting users to ongoing calls
  5. Improved outgoing ringtone when inviting participants via email

Bugfixes:

  1. [iOS] Improved flow for anonymous users who join calls via link and VNCtalk App
  2. Improved VNCpad opening process
  3. Improved kebab menu UI

VNCtalk 2.3.4

April 03. 2020

Changes:

  1. Optimized IOM calls

Bugfixes:

  1. [iPad] Improved display kebab on the recent list.
  2. [Desktop Client] Improved screen sharing

VNCtalk 2.3.3

March 29. 2020

Changes:

  1. Optimized updates of the user avatar to contacts.

Bugfixes:

  1. Fixed the message delivery status of messages.
  2. Improved 1:1 VNCiom (Inter-Organization Messenger) Calls.
  3. Fixed missing cursor focus in text box with reply message.
  4. Fixed HTML tags display with forwarded message.
  5. [Mobile] Optimized syncing of message order and timestamps.
  6. Improved configuration for handling of "ghost users", e.g. when network connectivity is lost.
  7. UI Improvements.

VNCtalk 2.3.2

March 26. 2020

New Features:

  1. [iPad] Improved user film strip in video calls
  2. [iPad/tablet] Add new participants to a group video call
  3. Notification for changed group chat avatars in the chat history

Changes:

  1. Optimized user avatar update
  2. Automatic reset of the search box after user selection
  3. Upgrade to Angular 9

Bugfixes:

  1. [Desktop Client] Optimized the avatar display in the recent chat list
  2. Optimized the chat properties behaviour in the chat header
  3. Optimized missing user avatar with chat bubble in group chat
  4. [Desktop Client] Fixed permissions for screen sharing on macOS
  5. Improved display of the speaking person in video calls
  6. Optimized chat switching with activated RTF editor
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