Release Notes

  • VERSION 2020.1.7.0 (May 7th 2020)

    • Fix an issue that may cause some windows to not be captured on Windows Server Core
    • Fix an issue that may cause the Wayk Den state to be incorrectly reported in unattended mode
  • VERSION 2020.1.6.0 (May 5th 2020)

    • Add support for configuring performance flags through the Options window
    • Add support for multiple concurrent sessions on Windows terminal servers in unattended mode
    • Add support for virtual login sessions in Windows unattended mode
    • Improve workflow for enabling and exporting diagnostics logs on Windows
    • Fix a potential crash when entering invalid characters in a bookmark ID on Linux
    • Fix an issue causing very long setting names to be truncated in the Windows client
    • Fix an issue that may prevent hardware accelerated capture from working in Windows unattended mode
  • VERSION 2020.1.5.0 (April 21st 2020)

    • Add initial support for performance flags on Windows
    • Improve performance and reliability when reconnecting to Wayk Den
    • Improve proxy detection and utilization
    • Fix an issue where access control dialogs can be closed without accepting or declining on the Windows client
    • Fix an issue where one or more virtual channels may be intermittently unavailable
    • Fix an issue where the "Chat" menu item may not reflect the access control state on the Windows client
    • Fix an issue with conflicting keyboard shortcuts on certain international keyboards
    • Fix an issue with opening invitations on the Windows client
  • VERSION 2020.1.4.0 (March 26th 2020)

    • Add .zip archive support for white label branding
    • Add a notification if an incompatible Wayk Now version is already installed on Windows
    • Add an action to "Type Clipboard Contents" for short strings
    • Add keyboard shortcuts for some common actions
    • Improve product registration interface
    • Improve remote execution user interface on Windows and Linux
    • Improve theme support on Linux (including dark themes)
    • Drop local network discovery feature in favour of Wayk Den
    • Drop Wayk Den V1 connection support
    • Fix an issue where a file transfer could overwrite an existing file with the same name
  • VERSION 2020.1.3.0 (February 7th 2020)

    • Improved user experience when switched to the Winlogon desktop on multi-monitor servers
    • Improved user interface when managing certificate exceptions on Windows
    • Fixes a potential crash when starting a session recording
    • Fixes a potential layout issue with the Windows client on multi-monitor systems
    • Properly report the system unique ID in the Linux client interface
  • VERSION 2020.1.2.0 (February 4th 2020)

    • Improved user feedback when logging into and registering a machine for unattended access with Wayk Den
    • Optimized session recording for playback in VLC
    • Updates on Windows can now be user-initiated from within Wayk Now
    • Fixes a potential crash when using very long Wayk Den URLs
    • Fixes an issue where the registration state of a computer on den.wayk.net might be incorrectly determined
    • Fixes an issue where Windows installer incorrectly claims a reboot will be required on update or removal
    • Fixes session recording speed when the encoding FPS exceeds the current frame rate
  • VERSION 2020.1.1.0 (January 20th 2020)

    • Modify Windows installer to set recovery options on the unattended service
    • Fixes an issue that could cause a certificate prompt when connecting to a newly-installed Wayk Now instance
    • Fixes an issue that could force Wayk Now to fallback to Wayk Den protocol V1
  • VERSION 2020.1.0.0 (January 14th 2020)

    • Initial support for unattended access on Ubuntu Linux
    • Adds the capability to generate on-demand minidumps for diagnostic purposes on Windows
    • Improved handling and detection of dropped or interrupted network connections
    • Improved reliability for the Windows unattended service
    • Initial Polish localization
    • Fixes a bug that could cause the client to crash if the server fails to initialize one or more virtual channels
    • Fixes a bug that could prevent changing the personal password via the Linux options window
    • Fixes a layout bug when switching between scaled and automatic zoom modes on Linux
    • Fixes a potential crash in macOS when entering an empty password on the login dialog
    • Fixes a potential crash in the Windows unattended service when the personal password is missing from the configuration file
    • Fixes a potential crash when hot-unplugging a display with an active connection
    • Fixes a potential crash when passing an empty remote execution command on macOS
    • Fixes an issue on Ubuntu 19.10 where the session window menu bar is hard to see
    • Fixes an issue that may cause connections to the Windows unattended service to fail intermittently
    • Fixes an issue where an automatically rotated personal password may not be reflected immediately in the Window unattended service
  • VERSION 2019.2.2.0 (December 10th 2019)

    • Add Linux active session floating widget tool
    • Improved user experience when the Wayk Now client cannot connect to the Windows unattended service
    • Integrate optional automated crash reporting into the Windows installer
    • Enforce that the client must have the "Viewing" access privilege to interact with the remote system
    • Fix a potential crash in the Windows unattended service when the service state changes rapidly
    • Fix a potential issue preventing virtual channels from starting in the Windows unattended service
    • Fix an issue where access control prompts may not work properly on a macOS server
    • Fix an issue where denied access control requests may display the wrong message to the client
    • Fix an issue where taking over an existing session could cause both users to be disconnected
    • Fix small UI problems with Android theme
    • Fix two potential issues that could cause the Windows unattended service to hang when terminating a session
    • Fix UI bugs with the Linux options window
    • Fix various issues when using fast-user switching with the Windows unattended service
    • Prevent an issue that can cause the client to take a long time closing
    • Prevent the user interacting if they don't have "view" permission
    • Updated French localization
  • VERSION 2019.2.1.0 (November 7th 2019)

    • Fix parsing of major version numbers from devolutions.net
  • VERSION 2019.2.0.0 (November 4th 2019)

    • Add support for Devolutions Jet V2 peer-to-peer transport protocol
    • Add backwards-compatible Den V2, Jet V1, WebRTC fallback
    • Add improved macOS 10.15 Catalina window to manage privacy settings
    • Add improved session recording handling of empty video sequences
    • Add support for session recording dynamic starting and stopping
    • Add support for Wayk Den V2 protocol with improved stability
    • Drop Linux 32-bit support to follow the trend of major Linux distributions
    • Switch to calendar-based versioning in alignment with other products
    • Fix and prevent possible buffer overflow in WebSockets
    • Fix behaviour to enable Windows unattended service logs by default
    • Fix client-side logout behaviour to avoid logging out from everywhere
    • Fix Linux server instability on dynamic display change
    • Fix server operating system version information encoding
    • Fix server Unicode input event handling regression
    • Fix Windows combo box handling of scrolling events
    • Fix Windows unattended potential deadlock on program close
    • Fix Windows unattended user group membership check
  • VERSION 3.3.2.0 (September 9th 2019)

    • Remove usage of TCP sockets for IPC on Windows
    • Fix compatibility with older versions of Windows 7
    • Fix stability of Windows DXGI API capturing
  • VERSION 3.3.1.0 (August 6th 2019)

    • Add improved SRP-6a protocol with RFC5054/RFC2945 compliance
    • Add support for using WebSockets as a native Wayk Now transport
    • Add support for Wayk Now licenses pushed by a Wayk Den server
    • Fix potential issue where unattended service stops accepting connections
    • Fix potential issue with STUN packet parsing and message integrity
    • Fix unattended machine registration with Devolutions account
  • VERSION 3.3.0.0 (July 12th 2019)

    • Add initial client-side session recording feature
    • Add initial support for private Wayk Den servers
    • Add support for custom system certificate authorities
    • Add support for DXGI capture mode in Windows
    • Add Wayk Den authentication on desktop clients
    • Fix issue with Kaspersky and the Windows service
    • Fix regression in local network discovery feature
  • VERSION 3.2.1.0 (May 17th 2019)

    • Fix copying from the source id combo box on Windows
    • Fix custom STUN ports in peer-to-peer connections
    • Fix macOS server-side freeze on client disconnection
    • Fix potential process crash on server-side disconnection
    • Fix proxy connectivity due to certificate name mismatch
  • VERSION 3.2.0.0 (May 8th 2019)

    • Add initial remote inventory generation with siquery
    • Add listing of unattended machines in online dashboard
    • Add login support with a Devolutions Account
    • Add new GFWX graphics codec support
    • Add support for unique id in wayk:// protocol handler
    • Disable the UAC prompt by default on Windows
    • Fix possible crash when using a Chinese locale
    • Fix possible update issues after a screen resize
    • Reduce usage of TCP sockets for IPC in Windows
  • VERSION 3.1.1.0 (March 8th 2019)

    • Fix crash with multiple outgoing client sessions
    • Fix Linux possible 100% CPU usage with GTK
    • Fix Wayk ID not getting refreshed properly in service
  • VERSION 3.1.0.0 (February 17th 2019)

    • Add support for TCP relay in peer-to-peer connections
    • Add support for unique ids in connection bookmarks
    • Add configurable Windows key combination hooking
    • Add support for connection bookmarks with no target
    • Add support for saving chat conversation logs
    • Add support for saving credentials inside a bookmark
    • Add system information tooltip to notification icon
    • Improve application log formatting with complete date
    • Fix Linux session overlay image when viewing is disabled
    • Fix macOS automatic session window zoom on connection (edited)
  • VERSION 3.0.3.0 (December 13th 2018)

    • Add Windows active session floating widget tool
    • Fix Linux paused and viewing disabled overlays
    • Fix macOS automatic session window zoom
    • Fix Windows unattended mode session selection
    • Fix Windows Winlogon user logon session switch
  • VERSION 3.0.2.0 (November 28th 2018)

    • Add wayk-admin dedicated manager user in installer
    • Add wayk-users group to manage authorized users
    • Make default download location configurable
    • Fix and improve Windows proxy settings detection
    • Fix license check for expiration and new license types
    • Fix macOS possible slow scrolling issue
    • Fix possible terminal services registry change by installer
  • VERSION 3.0.1.0 (November 12th 2018)

    • Fix Wayk Den automatic reconnection on disconnect
    • Fix Windows authentication domain name handling
    • Fix Windows possible session freeze on Ctrl+Alt+Del
    • Fix Windows server-side Prompt for Permission (PFP)
    • Fix Windows unattended chat with delayed activation
    • Restrict unattended access to licensed or mobile users
  • VERSION 3.0.0.0 (November 2nd 2018)

    • Add initial proxy support for Wayk Den connection
    • Add initial Windows unattended mode (background service)
    • Add Secure Remote Delegation (SRD) system authentication
    • Add "wayk-now" command line tool in system path
    • Add macOS support for requesting accessibility access
    • Add option to view the TLS certificate of the current session
    • Remove "Wayk Now Remote Desktop Services" component
    • Simplify and reorganize session window menu item structure
    • Update desktop clients to connect to Windows unattended mode
    • Fix intermittent peer-to-peer slow connection time
    • Fix Linux incorrect negotiation of codec quality mode
    • Fix Linux possible crash when processing Unicode input events
    • Fix macOS connection lost when main window is minimized
    • Fix macOS possible crash in remote execution feature
    • Fix possible crash with chat window initialization
    • Fix possible peer-to-peer intermittent disconnections
    • Fix Windows "show main window on application start" option
  • VERSION 2.3.0.0 (September 17th 2018)

    • Add "WaykNow config" command-line interface
    • Add initial German translation
    • Add support for extended mouse buttons 4 and 5
    • Add support for Wayk Den built-in certificate authority
  • VERSION 2.2.0.0 (August 24th 2018)

    • Fix connection crash macOS 10.10 and earlier
    • Fix macOS server-side full brightness issue
    • Fix possible crash in DNS name resolver
    • Fix possible crash when certificate is denied
    • Fix possible crash when changing Wayk Den URL
    • Fix possible dangling peer-to-peer server-side connections
    • Fix saving of target id after client connection
    • Fix Windows client-side black screen when screen dpi changes
    • Fix Windows server-side incorrect mouse position with high dpi
    • Major fixes in peer-to-peer relay connections (TURN)
    • Major improvements in peer-to-peer NAT traversal (STUN)
  • VERSION 2.1.2.0 (July 24th 2018)

    • Add a generated one-time password to invitation links
    • Add custom, consistent certificate window for all platforms
    • Fix "new version available" dialog not opening website
    • Fix crash on connection with macOS versions below 10.12
    • Fix default enter key behavior in multiple dialogs
    • Fix incorrect license expiration date being shown
    • Fix issue with credentials not being saved on macOS 10.8
    • Fix issue with windows not being closed on Windows
    • Fix macOS possible incorrect Wayk Den connection state
    • Fix peer-to-peer connection lost issues with some networks
    • Fix sending of ICE keep-alives required with some firewalls
    • Fix Windows high cpu usage after a direct connection
    • Fix Windows intermittent font change in dialogs
    • Fix Windows potential recursive launch of WaykNow.exe
  • VERSION 2.1.1.0 (June 21st 2018)

    • Fix bug in feature negotiation causing chat to be disabled
    • Fix connection failures caused by invalid certificate generation
    • Fix handling of trailing slash character in wayk:// hyperlinks
    • Fix important memory leak with peer-to-peer connections
    • Fix possible server-side crash on client disconnection
    • Fix session disconnection detection when using Wayk Den
    • Fix Windows client-side crash with empty "Run" command
    • Fix Windows main window graphical artifact in client-only mode
    • Improve Linux package automatic repository configuration
  • VERSION 2.1.0.0 (June 14th 2018)

    • Add built-in chat feature
    • Add client-only and server-only modes
    • Add invitation link feature
    • Add support for Windows high dpi rendering
    • Abridge Prompt for Permission (PFP) authentication
    • Add automatic generated password reset on connection
    • Add option to disable UAC prompt on Windows
    • Add wayk:// protocol handler password parameter
    • Redesign and improve remote execution UI
    • Fix generated password lowercase character set
    • Fix Linux server caps lock key state synchronization
    • Fix macOS possible crash when resizing session window
    • Fix Windows certificate window incorrect button behavior
  • VERSION 2.0.2.0 (March 29th 2018)

    • Add connection bookmark support
    • Add wayk:// protocol handler support with Windows installer
    • Add optional desktop shortcut in Windows installer
    • Add support for 30-day trial licenses
    • Improve automated mode in Windows, macOS and Linux
    • Improve public IP detection and enforce usage of HTTPS
    • Improve timeouts in peer-to-peer connections
    • Officially drop Windows XP support
    • Restrict remote execution to licensed users
    • Fix handling of Unicode characters in Windows file transfer
  • VERSION 2.0.1.0 (March 13th 2018)

    • Limit unlicensed users to a single client connection at a time
    • Fix license registration on Windows, macOS and Linux
    • Fix possible connection hang in DTLS handshake
  • VERSION 2.0.0.0 (March 6th 2018)

    • Add support for Wayk Den Peer-to-peer connectivity
    • Add experimental feature on Windows to prevent RDP black screen
    • Add Windows 10 white style notification area icon
    • Improve certificate validation timing during TLS handshake
    • Improve stability of local network name resolving protocols
    • Replace built-in PNG library by libpng for faster loading of embedded images
    • Restructure and improve robustness of remote execution on Windows, macOS and Linux
    • Use explicit menus in Windows instead of "hidden" title bar menu
    • Fix client-side scrolling in Windows with multiple screens
    • Fix disabling of prompt for permission on client when the setting applies to the server only
    • Fix Linux slow and incorrect rendering when zoomed
    • Fix macOS file transfer window issue when in full screen mode
    • Fix macOS saving of preferences when closing the application
    • Fix multiple issues with Unicode path handling in Windows
    • Fix possible freeze when closing Wayk Now from Windows taskbar
    • Fix Windows text fields incorrectly being shown as password fields
    • Remove client-side rendering of blue cursor to track server mouse position
  • VERSION 1.3.0.0 (August 24th 2017)

    • Add Linux local server discovery window
    • Add accelerated graphics processing functions
    • Add clipboard access control option
    • Add macOS file transfer window retina button images
    • Add Windows server-side scaling of high DPI displays
    • Improve and fix command-line automated mode behaviour
    • Improve and fix file transfer behaviour on all platforms
    • Multiple remote execution robustness fixes
    • Fix incorrect initial selected shared screen on client
    • Fix Linux command-line automated mode
    • Fix Linux file transfer window instability
    • Fix Linux scaling performance and robustness
    • Fix Linux session window auto zoom option
    • Fix macOS client access control menu behaviour
    • Fix macOS contextual menu bar behaviour
    • Fix macOS crash when server goes to sleep
    • Fix macOS password entry with automated mode
    • Fix macOS potential black screen on new connection
    • Fix macOS remember my password instability
    • Fix Windows access control request dialog focus issue
    • Fix Windows access control request handling freeze
    • Fix Windows arrow keys and numeric keypad handling
    • Fix Windows command-line automated mode process termination
    • Fix Windows duplicate keyboard events with multiple connections
    • Fix Windows missing Remote Execution access control menu
    • Fix Windows session association prompt when the server is active
    • Fix Windows XP/2003 backwards compatibility
  • VERSION 1.2.0.0 (May 19th 2017)

    • Add certificate exception management dialog
    • Add credential store management dialog
    • Add file transfer access control option
    • Add Remote Execution feature
    • Remote graphics performance improvements
    • Fix Linux access control request processing
    • Fix Linux server file transfer stability issues
    • Fix macOS closing of connection window on cancel
    • Fix macOS file transfer window behavior
    • Fix macOS issue with GPU graphics switching
    • Fix Windows command-line interface with packer
    • Fix Windows GUI potential issues with Unicode
  • VERSION 1.1.0.0 (February 22nd 2017)

    • Add client-side display selection support
    • Add Windows certificate exception management dialog
    • Add Windows elevation prompt to interact with privileged processes
    • Improve Windows High DPI support
    • Improve Windows packer, reduce size
    • Use auto zoom by default on client when necessary
    • Fix and prevent potential race conditions in network code
    • Fix potential high cpu usage on Windows due to network discovery
    • Fix potential issue with self-signed certificate usage
    • Fix Windows fullscreen/maximized default monitor
    • Fix Windows server negative mouse coordinates support
  • VERSION 1.0.0.0 (November 26th 2016)

    • Initial product release