AIRPARROT FOR WINDOWS RELEASE NOTES

Version 2.7.5 - Release Notes

June 4, 2018

  • Updated Windows Signing cert

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


Version 2.7.4 - Release Notes

September 27, 2017

  • Added compatibility with tvOS 11
  • 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 2.7.3 - 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 RemoteAirParrot 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

    Start and stop mirroring or streaming

  • Switch between screen and specific app mirroring

    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

    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

    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.