Reflector for Windows Release Notes

Version 2.7.5

June 7, 2017

  • Resolved an issue with the "Classic Renderer" setting not being persistent
  • Resolved an issue with the "Show Client Name" setting not being persistent
  • Reflector 2 now prevents the computer display from sleeping during YouTube video playback

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


Version 2.7.3

May 4, 2017

  • Resolved a crash for some users when a device connects and begins mirroring

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


Version 2.7.2

April 28, 2017

  • Added support and frames for new iPad and (PRODUCT)RED iPhone
  • Resolve an issue where mirrored screens reserved space for the top name bar, even when disabled
  • Resolved an issue with mirroring from Chrome v58 browsers and devices
  • Resolved an issue where recording would stop if audio connection disconnected for a device
  • Resolved an issue with registering on Turkish date format devices
  • Miscellaneous stability and performance improvements

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


Version 2.7.1

March 2, 2017

  • Resolved an issue that could cause unnecessary CPU utilization with no devices mirroring

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


Version 2.7

February 28, 2017

  • Added support for our new classroom product, ClassHub, a student device management and monitoring system for teachers
  • Improved AirPlay audio streaming quality
  • Improved reliability of Google Cast connections
  • Resolved an issue that could result in broken UI when snapping a Reflector device window
  • Resolved an issue that prevented a device name from updating after closing preferences
  • Numerous bug fixes and performance improvements

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


Version 2.6.1

November 23, 2016

  • Resolved a crash on 32-bit Windows devices

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


Version 2.6

November 17, 2016

  • Reflector 2 now uses far less memory when mirroring and recording
  • Added legacy renderer setting for users that experience a black screen when mirroring
  • Improved reliability and performance of YouTube video streaming
  • Improved reliability and stability of iOS 10 connections
  • Reduced CPU utilization when using Reflector Student
  • Numerous bug fixes and performance improvements

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


Version 2.5.4

October 11, 2016

  • Resolved an issue that could cause a crash with Reflector Director
  • Improved YouTube video streaming performance
  • Misc. bug fixes and performance improvements

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


Version 2.5.3

September 16, 2016

  • Added iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus support

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


Version 2.5.2

August 8, 2016

  • Added initial iOS 10 Support
  • Resolved a potential crash when using the "launch at login" preference
  • Resolved a potential crash with a large number of Reflector Student instances connected
  • Improved reliability when using Cast connections from Ditto
  • Resolved an issue Casting from Chrome "Canary" dev branch

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


Version 2.5.1

June 2, 2016

  • Adds enhanced compatibility with our newest app, Ditto!

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


Version 2.5

April 13, 2016

  • Hallo! Guten Tag! Buon Giorno! 你好 - Reflector 2 is now localized in 13 additional languages! In addition to English, users can now use Reflector 2 in their native Japanese, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Korean, Dutch, Czech, French, Hungarian, Spanish, German, Italian, Polish and Danish languages!
  • iPad Pro 9.7" and iPhone SE - Reflector 2 is now fully compatible with iPad Pro 9.7" and the iPhone SE. We've also added frames for both of these devices!
  • We've resolved a few cases where users would receive a black screen when mirroring a device. We're continuing to work on additional cases and have added additional logging to track down those issues. If you experience a black screen on Reflector 2.5, please email support@reflectorapp.com!

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


Version 2.4

January 6, 2016

  • New Rendering Engine - We've completely rewritten how Reflector 2 shows device screens for faster, more reliable mirroring and streaming on all versions of Windows.
  • Improved transitions and layouts when rotating, add/removing devices and switching to and from mirroring/streaming
  • Added support for streaming YouTube, Hulu and Vimeo videos from iOS and OS X devices to Reflector 2
  • Added full iPad Pro support
  • Added iOS 9 On-Screen Code support
  • Added "Best for Single Device" recording mode to record devices inside a constant-sized "box"
  • Added support for streaming "Slo-mo" and "Time-lapse" videos from iOS devices
  • Resolved an issue that caused the Reflector 2 installer to end prematurely if unable to add Windows Firewall rules
  • Resolved a crash when AirPlay mirroring from a Mac to Reflector 2 on older version of OS X
  • Resolved an occasional crash when disconnecting devices from Reflector Director
  • Resolved an occasional crash when using On-Screen Code and media streaming
  • Resolved an occasional crash when transitioning between mirroring and media streaming
  • Resolved an issue when recording in "Best for App Store" mode which caused landscape devices to appear in a portrait box
  • Resolved an issue where the Reflector 2 menu could become unresponsive after disconnecting a device
  • Miscellaneous performance enhancements and bug fixes

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


Version 2.3.1

December 14, 2015

  • Resolved an issue after a recent Google Play Services Cast update that prevented devices from discovering Reflector 2.

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


Version 2.3.0

November 9, 2015

  • High-Resolution Mirroring - Reflector 2 now displays AirPlay-mirrored devices in higher resolution for clearer, crisper mirroring!
  • Added ability to manually specify the audio ports Reflector 2 normally randomly selects
  • Added support for smoother rotation animation events
  • Added "Launch at login" preference to automatically start Reflector 2
  • Improved the performance of "grab handles" when resizing device windows
  • Device frames now match the orientation of the actual device
  • Reflector 2 automatically requests the required Windows Firewall (and supporting 3rd party security software) configuration on installation
  • Resolved an issue with iPod touch and some iPhone frames that could sometimes cause overlapping/gaps
  • Resolved an issue with connecting a device with Onscreen Code enabled
  • Resolved an issue that caused device feeds to go black when connecting/disconnecting monitors
  • Resolved an issue that caused 7-digit Quick Connect Codes to not fully appear
  • Resolved an issue with streaming from AirParrot 2 when Onscreen Code is enabled
  • Resolved an issue with portrait videos appearing upside down when streaming from iOS 7 and  iOS 8 devices
  • Resolved an issue with iPhone and iPad devices sometimes appearing blank after forcing rotation
  • Resolved an issue when changing a device frame while device is in forced-upside-down position
  • Resolved an issue that caused iOS 8 devices to lose their frame after playing a video if "Automatic" is not selected
  • Resolved an occasional crash when recording a device in landscape orientation
  • Resolved an occasional crash when Onscreen Code is enabled
  • Resolved a crash when streaming videos from iOS 7 and iOS 8 devices
  • Reflector 2 no longer logs Google Cast network traffic when Cast is disabled in Preferences
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes, stability improvements and performance updates

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


Version 2.2.1

September 25, 2015

  • iPhone 6s/6s Plus Support - Added support for the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus
  • Added Rose Gold frames for iPhone 6s and iPhones 6s Plus
  • Added full support for Windows 10
  • Added "Always On Top" and "Display Fullscreen" menu options to the device right-click menu
  • Added ability to sign out of a YouTube account in Preferences
  • Further improved iOS 9 mirroring and streaming support
  • Webcams now open in a smaller window by default
  • YouTube Live streams are now properly ended on YouTube when exiting the app while live streaming
  • Resolved a crash when opening the voiceover audio menu
  • Resolved a crash when switching displays connected
  • Resolved a crash when starting up or shutting down Google Cast in certain situations
  • Resolved an issue when using "on-screen code" security that would fail to authenticate the device
  • Resolved an issue when rotating that could cause the mirrored screen to shrink
  • Resolved an issue that caused a "force orientation" device to be sometimes improperly resized
  • Resolved an issue with device's with special characters not properly displaying
  • Resolved an issue where ending a live-stream would leave UI in "live streaming" state.
  • Resolved an issue where after streaming media on iOS 7 and iOS 8, the mirroring window would remain black
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes, stability improvements and performance updates

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


Version 2.2.0

September 11, 2015

  • iOS 9 Support - We're proud to announce full iOS 9 support in Reflector 2. Upgrade your devices to iOS 9 with confidence!
  • Improved device frame detection for iOS devices
  • Resolved an issue that prevented previously-selected frames for a device to be remembered
  • Resolved an issue that could cause extra memory allocation and usage after mirroring ends
  • Resolved an occasional crash when "Prompt to Approve" connections is enabled
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes, stability improvements and performance updates

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


Version 2.1.0

August 19, 2015

  • YouTube Live - You can now broadcast anything connected via AirPlay mirroring or Google Cast LIVE to an audience on YouTube! You can even broadcast multiple devices with a webcam!
  • Webcam Support - Reflector 2 now supports displaying of a webcam alongside mirrored devices! Great for presenting to a group or when broadcasting to YouTube Live. You can even record instructional videos that include your webcam and mirrored devices.
  • Reflector Student - Reflector Student is an all-new, free, iOS application coming very soon to the App Store. It allows AirPlay mirroring on networks that prevent natural discovery like classrooms and business Wi-Fi.
  • Record All - You can now record all devices with one press by selecting the "Record" button in the Reflector 2 recording menu bar
  • Recording Bar - We've moved voiceover controls, recording, broadcasting and webcam controls to an easy-to-find, centralized bar in Reflector 2's menu
  • Improved the Cast frame selection and "black space" cropping for better frame suggestions and less flashing when Casting an Android or Chromebook device
  • Improved the efficiency and reliableness of the Reflector 2 recording engine, especially with voiceovers
  • Improved media play back when streaming video to Reflector 2 via AirPlay or Google Cast
  • Refreshed the layout of the Quick Connect window to improve legibility and add support for QR code pairing in Reflector Student
  • Added volume support for voiceovers to voiceover menu
  • Added device volume support to recordings (adjust volume on the device and recordings will obey)
  • Reflector 2 now saves recording to the Desktop for easy locating
  • Resolved several issues when using AirParrot 2 to send high-resolution video to Reflector 2
  • Resolved several issues with device layout and positioning
  • Resolved several crashes when saving recordings
  • Resolved an issue with some paired Director instances not appearing in Preferences
  • Numerous miscellaneous bug fixes, stability improvements and performance updates

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


Version 2.0.3

May 28, 2015

  • Resolved an issue that could cause AirPlay discovery to fail with certain MAC addresses

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


Version 2.0.2

May 14, 2015

  • Improved Google Cast performance with various Android 4.4 and 5.0 devices (including Samsung Galaxy devices)
  • Reflector 2 will now prevent Windows from going to sleep while a device is mirroring
  • Reflector 2 now saves recordings to the Desktop for easy access
  • Resolved an issue that caused extra padding on some Android device frames
  • Resolved an issue that could cause the save prompt to fail to appear when finishing a recording
  • Resolved an issue that caused devices to resize larger on rotation when scaling was set to Default Size
  • Resolved an issue that caused some Cast devices to appear larger than AirPlay devices
  • Resolved an issue that caused sizing issues when swiping between videos on an iOS device while AirPlay streaming
  • Resolved an issue that could cause the trial watermark to appear skewed when streaming videos

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


Version 2.0.1

April 24, 2015

  • Improved Google Cast discovery on older Android devices
  • Reflector 2 devices now appear in the Devices tab of the Chromecast app
  • Resolved an issue where a Cast device would connect and mirror only a single image before freezing (primarily on Samsung devices)
  • Resolved a crash when saving some recordings
  • Resolved an issue that caused a long period of blackspace at the beginning of a recording
  • Resolved an issue that could cause device audio to become garbled in recordings
  • Resolved an issue with mirrored devices not appearing on Windows Vista 32-bit
  • Resolved an issue that caused the Reflector 2 menu to appear off screen
  • Resolved an issue that could cause Cast devices to only show "No Frame" in the frame selection list
  • Resolved an issue with the client name bar loading beyond the bounds of the window
  • Resolved an issue with excess padding when a Cast device stream is displayed in a frame
  • Resolved an issue that could cause device frames to appear corrupted in recordings
  • Resolved an issue where device frames would not appear in some recordings
  • Resolved an issue where Reflector 2 would not trim backspace when sending Cast previews to Reflector Director

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


Version 2.0

April 14, 2015

  • Initial release of Reflector 2 for Windows

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


Version 1.5

September 25, 2014

  • Added support for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus
  • Added support for displaying the name of a connected device
  • Added support for Onscreen Code
  • Added additional GPO deployment registry entries
  • Various improvements performance improvements and bug fixes

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


Version 1.4

August 5, 2014

  • Reflector now uses much less memory when mirroring
  • When changing Reflector's name as displayed to other devices, Reflector now updates the broadcast immediately
  • Added option to disable auto-updates when using bulk deployment
  • Closing a mirrored device window from the Task Bar now properly closes the mirrored device connection
  • Resolved an issue that prevented audio mirroring from AirParrot
  • Devices mirroring with "Always On Top" preference enabled no longer overlap streamed photos

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


Version 1.3.4

March 24, 2014

  • Reflector now has a fully-functional, seven day trial (with subtle watermark)
  • Added a new first-launch splash screen and registration window
  • Recording is now fully supported on Windows 8
  • Supported iOS devices mirror at 1080p when "Optimize For" is set to Hi-Res
  • Added option to use a computer's MAC address as the Bonjour Device ID
  • Added option to allow Reflector to prevent system shutdown during active mirroring connection
  • Reflector now properly remembers the "Show Device Frame" option between launches
  • Reflector now encrypts the AirPlay password in the configuration file
  • Reflector now disables the screensaver while an active mirroring session is connected
  • Resolved an issue during recording that caused the audio and video to become unsynced
  • Resolved an issue that caused domain deployment registry entries to become unreadable by Reflector
  • Resolved an issue that permanently hid the Task Bar when Reflector closes while in full-screen mode
  • Resolved an issue that could prevent YouTube videos from streaming properly
  • Resolved a crash when saving a recording in "Optimize For iPhone 5" mode
  • Resolved a crash when pasting a license key in the registration window
  • Resolved a hang when two or more devices disconnect simultaneously

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


Version 1.3.3

November 7, 2013

  • Reflector now works properly with multi-display setups

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


Version 1.3.2

November 5, 2013

  • Resolved an issue with resolution scaling of large feeds from AirParrot or OS X, built-in mirroring
  • Various full screen presentation and performance improvements
  • Resolved a crash when right-clicking while mirroring to Reflector from AirParrot or OS X built-in mirroring

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


Version 1.3.1

November 1, 2013

  • Added iPad Air device frames
  • General iPad Air compatibility updates

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


Version 1.3

October 30, 2013

  • Completely rewritten rendering engine for much faster mirror streams
  • Enhanced iOS 7 video and audio mirroring
  • Added iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s colored frames
  • Added a register option to the main Reflector menu
  • Mass deployment is now simplified with registry keys for large Reflector rollouts
  • Resolved a rotation issue with the iPhone 5s
  • Resolved an issue with full screen mode appearing behind the task bar
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and performance improvements

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


Version 1.2.6

August 13, 2013

  • Revolves an issue that prevents auto-updating from functioning
  • Resolves a path issue which affected mass deployments
  • Reflector now aborts system shutdown or logout if there are active AirPlay connections

IMPORTANT! YOU MUST CLICK HERE (32 bit) or CLICK HERE (64 bit) TO MANUALLY DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL THIS UPDATE. THE AUTO-UPDATE WILL *FAIL* DUE TO A BUG.

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


Version 1.2.3

December 4, 2012

  • Reflection is now Reflector - Same Reflection taste, all new name!

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


Version 1.2.2

November 9, 2012

  • Added support for iPad mini, iPod touch mirroring
  • Improved logging for network problem resolutions
  • Added support for date-limited promo keys
  • Improved frame themes with per-device settings
  • Updated device detection and frame sizes to be pixel perfect

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


Version 1.2.1

November 9, 2012

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

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


Version 1.1

  • Adds support for the iPhone 5 mirroring and frames
  • Adds support for mirroring from Mountain Lion
  • Resolves an issue AirPlaying Videos or Photos in iOS 6
  • Improved audio support
  • Resolves an issue that could cause a gray line to appear through the side of the mirrored image
  • Added support for easier bulk deployment
  • Miscellaneous crash fixes and performance improvements

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


Version 1.0.1

  • Disables screensaver and display/computer sleep while AirPlay mirroring connection is active
  • Fixed a potential crash when settings are opened and closed
  • Fixed a condition which could cause mirror connections to only show a black screen

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


Version 1.0.0

  • Initial public release!

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