AirParrot for Windows Release Notes

Version 2.7.3 - Release Notes

June 7, 2017

  • Added support for mirroring audio-only to LG Music Flow speakers
  • Resolved an issue using DNS names and IP addresses with Quick Connect
  • Resolved an issue with media play button/scrubber position not correctly updating with Apple TV 4
  • Resolved an issue waking Chromecast from sleep when connecting to mirror
  • Resolved an issue with registering on Turkish date format devices
  • Resolved an issue displaying UTF8 characters in the receiver list
  • Resolved an issue with capture stalling when using the "Classic" capture method on older computers
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and performance improvements

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.7.0 - Release Notes

March 16, 2017

  • Added Chromecast Audio Support
  • Added support for Apple TV tvOS 10.2
  • Added support for Apple TV Device Verification feature
  • Improved reliability on large networks and when changing networks
  • AirParrot 2 mirroring is now recordable by Reflector 2
  • Improved device discovery
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and performance improvements

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.6.2 - Release Notes

October 13, 2016

  • Resolved an issue that could cause screens mirrored to an Apple TV 4 to appear very small
  • Improvements to AirParrot Remote stability and performance
  • Improved Bonjour discovery of Chromecast version 1.21.72444
  • Quick Connect now supports modifiers for troubleshooting and legacy connection modes
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and performance improvements

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.6.1 - Release Notes

September 13, 2016

  • Resolved an issue that could cause connections to quickly drop when using tvOS 9 on a fourth-generation Apple TV

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.6.0 - Release Notes

September 8, 2016

  • Added compatibility with tvOS 10 on the fourth-generation Apple TV
  • Improved performance and reliability of Bonjour discovery
  • Added setting to disable localization and use English
  • Resolved an issue that would cause a crash when attempting to load media files with capitalized file extensions
  • Resolved an issue that would cause Cast connections to hang when quitting AirParrot 2
  • Resolved a potential crash when suddenly losing connection to a Chromecast
  • Resolved a potential crash when launching AirParrot 2
  • Resolved a potential crash when switching between docked monitors
  • Resolved a potential crash when attempting to connect to an AppleTV with a password or onscreen code enabled
  • Resolved a potential crash when suddenly losing connection to a Chromecast
  • Miscellaneous bug fixed and performance improvements
  • Added enhanced encryption when mirroring to Apple TV or Reflector 2

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.5.2 - Release Notes

August 1, 2016

  • Improved mDNS discovery and reliability on very large networks with hundreds of devices
  • Added better support for multiple monitor setups on Windows 8.1 and above
  • Added improved support for alternate DPIs on Windows 8.1 and above

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.5.1 - Release Notes

May 23, 2016

  • Resolved an issue connecting to a Chromecast running the latest Chromecast software update

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.5.0 - Release Notes

April 13, 2015

  • Hallo! Guten Tag! Buon Giorno! 你好 - AirParrot 2 is now localized in 13 additional languages! In addition to English, users can now use AirParrot 2 in their native Japanese, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Korean, Dutch, Czech, French, Hungarian, Spanish, German, Italian, Polish and Danish languages!

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.4.0 - Release Notes

March 14, 2016

    AirParrot Remote

    AirParrot Remote is a new, add-on app that allows you to remotely control AirParrot 2 with your iPhone or iPad. AirParrot Remote lets you easily control what's being mirrored or streamed from your computer to Apple TV, Chromecast and Reflector-enabled devices from the palm of your hand.

    Start and stop mirroring or streaming

    Switch between screen and specific app mirroring

    View a live preview of what's being mirrored and remotely control your computer's mouse and keyboard

    Browse your computer's files and build media playlists

    AirParrot Remote is available from the App Store today!
  • Resolved an issue with long buffering times when beginning to stream media to a Chromecast
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and stability improvements

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.3.2 - Release Notes

January 18, 2015

  • Improved compatibility with Chromecast audio-only devices
  • AirParrot 2 now auto-configures the Windows Firewall on installation to allow necessary port traffic
  • Better support for per-device audio level adjustment when connected to a Cast device
  • Resolved an issue with licensing AirParrot 2 on some Windows 10 computers
  • Resolved a crash when switching from Mirroring to Media Streaming
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and stability improvements

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.3 - Release Notes

November 9, 2015

  • Improved support for the new Apple TV 4
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and stability improvements

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.2.1 - Release Notes

July 30, 2015

  • Improved Cast mirroring and streaming support, especially on lossy networks
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and stability improvements

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.2 - Release Notes

June 16, 2015

  • AirParrot 2 now better supports running on tablet and touch devices
  • AirParrot 2 now appears in the "Open With" context menu when right clicking a media file in Explorer
  • Audio streaming to AirPort Express generation 1, version 1 now works properly
  • Pressing Control+L will now automatically reconnect to the last receiver
  • The power button and play/pause buttons are now disabled when not mirroring/streaming
  • Improved the "select an area" mirroring UI to be easier to use and better looking
  • Improved general mouseover, scrolling and tap areas (especially on touch devices)
  • Resolved a crash when rotating a Windows tablet while mirroring the screen
  • Resolved an issue that could cause media streaming to drop after roughly 30 minutes of streaming
  • Resolved an issue that caused duplicate devices, when connected via Quick Connect, to appear when re-opening the AirParrot 2 menu
  • Resolved an issue that caused AirParrot 2 to stop sending sound during mirroring when the AirParrot 2 volume slide was adjusted in the Windows sounds mixer
  • Resolved an issue that caused device names with special characters to appear mis-formatted
  • Resolved an issue that caused progress indicators to remain after disconnecting from a device while media streaming is connecting
  • Resolved a memory leak when using Classic Capture mode on Windows 8
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and stability improvements

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.1.3 - Release Notes

May 7, 2015

  • Resolved an issue introduced in 2.1.2 that could cause the stored license key to become corrupt, requiring re-entry
  • Resolved an issue that could cause AirParrot 2 to refuse to install on valid Windows Vista service packs

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.1.2 - Release Notes

April 30, 2015

  • - Reflector 2 compatibility - Added enhanced support for mirroring and media streaming via AirPlay or Google Cast to Reflector 2
  • Resolved a crash when switching between apps in Specific App mirroring
  • Resolved an issue with the Application list when many applications are running
  • Resolved an issue that caused the mirrored mouse pointer to appear in an incorrect location
  • Resolved an issue with audio streaming that could cause it to become crackly or garbled when mirroring
  • Resolved an issue with selecting a second video while one is already streaming
  • Resolved an issue that prevented reconnecting to a device after using the power button to disconnect
  • Resolved an issue that prevented AirParrot 2 from remembering saved AirPlay passwords
  • Resolved an issue that prevented "Stretch to Fit" from functioning when mirroring a specific application
  • Resolved an issue that caused a mirrored application to become black when resizing
  • Improved mDNS refresh and performance
  • AirParrot 2 now gracefully handles when displays are added and removed while AirParrot 2 is running
  • Resolved an issue that caused the pause icon to remain in the menu bar after a connection ends
  • Resolved an issue that caused the AirParrot 2 menu to appear off screen
  • Resolved an issue when FIPS security encryption is enabled in Windows
  • AirParrot 2 logs now include date and timestamp information
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and stability improvements

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.1.1 - Release Notes

February 18, 2015

  • Resolved a crash related to multi-channel audio devices when mirroring
  • Resolved an issue that could cause audio mirroring to stutter and drop over time
  • Resolved several "loopback initialization" audio capture issues
  • Miscellaneous audio bug fixes and stability improvements

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.1.0 - Release Notes

December 23, 2014

  • Subtitles - AirParrot 2 now support media files with embedded and external subtitles!
  • Mirror Selected Area - Select just a desired area of a screen or specific app to mirror.
  • Added indicators on mouseover for display identification
  • Added menu bar indicator when mirroring is paused
  • AirParrot 2 now appears in "Open With..." menu for media files
  • AirParrot 2 menu now closes when selecting another menu bar item
  • Resolved an issue where "Very High" video quality setting actually produced a very low quality video stream
  • Resolved an issue that prevented audio streaming to audio devices with multiple interfaces with self-assigned IP addresses
  • Numerous miscellaneous bug fixes, stability improvements and performance updates

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.0.4 - Release Notes

December 3, 2014

  • Improved teardown and disconnect on Chromecast devices
  • Improved presentation and dismissal of main menu and submenus
  • Resolved several critical crashes on connect, disconnect and exit
  • Resolved an issue with mirroring the incorrect external display
  • Resolved an issue that prevented some applications from appearing in the Application menu
  • AirPlay passwords are now properly remembered even if the device's IP address changes
  • Numerous general UI improvements
  • Misc. performance and stability improvements

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.0.3 - Release Notes

November 26, 2014

  • Corrected an issue that could prevent some users from properly registering multi packs.

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.0.2 - Release Notes

November 25, 2014

  • Greatly improved media streaming performance and reliability
  • Added "time remaining" click toggle to timestamp counter for media streaming
  • Added audio error state when mirroring is connected but audio fails to connect
  • Media streaming scrubber updates the current timestamp in realtime
  • Improved Chromecast mirroring and media streaming stability and performance
  • Improved error state icons for low-resolution screens
  • Improved error messaging to be clearer and less generic in some situations
  • Resolved an issue where Apple TV would maintain connection after media streaming finishes
  • Resolved an issue with mirroring audio to first generation AirPort Express
  • Resolved an issue where the device list would occasionally fall out of alphabetical order
  • Resolved an issue in command line install where license keys were not being applied
  • Resolved an issue with Mac license keys appearing valid on Windows (but not allow registering)
  • Resolved a crash when rapidly clicking a receiver while it attempts to connect
  • Miscellaneous performance and stability improvements

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.0.1 - Release Notes

November 23, 2014

  • AirParrot 2 now prevents the screen saver from starting while mirroring and streaming
  • AirParrot 2 now displays application icons in the "Application" mirroring menu
  • Improved mDNS and device discovery performance
  • Resolved a crash when disconnecting from a media stream
  • Resolved an issue that caused Play/Pause to not be properly set during Media Streaming
  • Resolved an issue that caused mute on "Audio only" to not mute audio to a receiver
  • Resolved an issue that caused the connection menu to not properly size after launch if the task bar icon is quickly clicked.
  • Resolved an issue that causes audio only mirroring to not un-mute if muted
  • Added advanced logging preference for debugging advanced issues
  • Miscellaneous performance and stability improvements

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.0.0 - Release Notes

November 20, 2014

  • Initial Release

Version 1.3.1 - Release Notes

April 28, 2015

  • Resolves an audio issue when mirroring to an Apple TV on software version 7.2

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.3 - Release Notes

October 6, 2014

  • Added a new preference to enable a periodic "still mirroring" alert
  • Resolved an issue when attempting to connect audio to Apple TV OS 7.0
  • Resolved an issue that prevented AirParrot from switching between AirPlay destinations
  • Many miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.2.1 - Release Notes

June 18, 2014

  • Resolved an issue that caused mirrored images to appear flipped or distorted on older PCs

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.2 - Release Notes

June 12, 2014

  • Single App Mirroring - Mirror a specific application while continuing to use other applications on your computer. Only the selected application will be mirrored.
  • Completely rewritten video capture engine for greatly enhanced mirroring performance
  • Tuned audio engine provides much improved audio performance on Windows Vista and later
  • Greatly reduced CPU usage while mirroring, especially while mirroring audio
  • New first launch splash screen
  • Many miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.1.7 - Release Notes

September 26, 2013

  • Added a register link to the main menu during trial mode
  • Updated Bonjour for better Apple TV and device discovery
  • Mass deployment is now simplified with registry keys for large AirParrot rollouts
  • Misc. bug fixes and improvements

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.1.6 - Release Notes

July 19, 2013

  • Fixes an issue where the selected device in the menu could be incorrect if the device list changes while connecting
  • Fixes a bug introduced in 1.1.5 where a congested Bonjour network may timeout prematurely

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.1.5 - Release Notes

July 18, 2013

  • Provides better stability when enabling audio with a password protected Apple TV
  • Provides better support for audio on networks with firewalls
  • Adds support for environments with more than 32 Apple TVs or AirPlay receivers
  • Adds alphabetical sorting of AirPlay receiver list
  • Fixes a crash when selecting an Apple TV in the device list
  • Allows the "enter" key to continue the password prompt
  • Under-the-hood performance and stability enhancements

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.1.3 - Release Notes

December 28, 2012

  • Fixed a potential crash on launch in Windows 8

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.1.2 - Release Notes

November 9, 2012

  • Enhanced AirPlay support for AppleTV 3
  • Automatically detect TV Overscan settings
  • Ability to force 720p for improved performance on slower networks on AppleTV 3
  • Improved logging for network problem resolutions
  • Improved menu status messages when unable to connect
  • Added support for date-limited promo keys
  • Improved compatibility with iOS 6
  • Improved audio quality
  • Corrected an issue where a spurious mDNS response could hang the system
  • Fixed choppy audio some users experienced
  • Fixed a potential hang when disconnected from the AppleTV
  • Fixed a potential hang when disconnecting audio
  • Misc. Performance improvements and bug fixes

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.1.1 - Release Notes

November 9, 2012

  • This update corrects an issue that prevented the update server from detecting 32-bit or 64-bit versions of AirParrot during update.

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.1.0 - Release Notes

November 8, 2012

  • Enhanced AirPlay support for AppleTV 3
  • Automatically detect TV Overscan settings
  • Ability to force 720p for improved performance on slower networks on AppleTV 3
  • Improved logging for network problem resolutions
  • Improved menu status messages when unable to connect
  • Added support for date-limited promo keys
  • Improved compatibility with iOS 6
  • Improved audio quality
  • Corrected an issue where a spurious mDNS response could hang the system
  • Fixed choppy audio some users experienced
  • Fixed a potential hang when disconnected from the AppleTV
  • Fixed a potential hang when disconnecting audio
  • Misc. Performance improvements and bug fixes

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.0.4 - Release Notes

  • Fixed choppy audio some users experienced
  • Fixed a potential hang when disconnected from the AppleTV
  • Fixed a potential hang when disconnecting audio

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.0.3 - Release Notes

  • Fixed a crash when disconnecting AirPlay Mirroring or Audio
  • Fixed a crash when disconnecting and reconnecting AirPlay Audio
  • Fixed a hang when canceling a password protected AirPlay Mirroring session
  • Fixed a hang when disconnecting AirPlay Audio
  • Fixed garbled/static audio which some users experienced while using AirPlay Audio

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.0.2 - Release Notes

  • Fixed possible crash when audio is toggled
  • Fixed issue that could prevent audio mirroring
  • Disables screensaver and display/computer sleep while AirPlay mirroring connection is active

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.0.0 - Release Notes

  • Initial public release!

As always if you're having issues email us at support@airparrot.com and be sure to include information about your setup.