Release Notes
Keep up with the latest features and improvements of SlideDog for Windows.
Version 1.8.6 (February 16, 2017)

  • Support for High DPI screens and Windows font scaling above 100%
  • Improved “Live Sharing” screen capture code
  • Bugfix for PowerPoint slides with embedded videos that weren’t displayed correctly
  • Fixed issue where unlisted YouTube videos couldn’t be added to the playlist
  • Added feature to create a compressed zip file of a SlideDog playlist and its files
Version 1.8.5 (November 17, 2016)

  • Fixed issue causing slides not to appear in Live Sharing channel
Version 1.8.4 (November 12, 2016)

  • Fixed bug where YouTube videos wouldn’t load correctly
Version 1.8.3 (October 25, 2016)

  • Added support for new Prezi Portable format
Version 1.8.2 (August 28, 2016)

  • Fixed bug where playlist with custom timings would skip ahead prematurely
Version 1.8.1 (August 14, 2016)

  • Fixed bug where PDF (Adobe Reader/Acrobat) would show toolbar in fullscreen mode
Version 1.8.0 (May 04, 2016)

  • Because newer versions of VLC sometimes give the wrong “current time” in a video, the older, but more stable VLC 2.1.2 is now bundled in new installations of SlideDog. Re-install if you want this update.
  • Fixed a bug that caused videos to end too soon when looping was enabled.
  • Fixed a bug that caused LiveSharing screencapture to fail on PowerPoints, PDFs and videos.
  • NEW: Loop a single item in a playlist until you press “next”. Right-click on playlist to enable.
  • NEW: Jump directly to slide in other file (until now you had to resume where you left off).
  • NEW: Autoload a folder on startup. Useful for digital signage use cases.
  • Several minor bug fixes and improvements.
Version 1.7.9 (January 10, 2016)

  • Fixed bug where PDF would not jump to specified page
  • Fixed bug related to resetting PPT slidedeck to initial slide in looping mode.
  • Added option to force SlideDog to use PowerPoint Viewer 2010 instead of Office PowerPoint.
Version 1.7.8 (October 4, 2015)

  • Fixed bug in auto-advance/looping where videos would not play to the end.
Version 1.7.7 (September 27, 2015)

  • Added support for new Prezi file format
Version 1.7.6 (August 31, 2015)

  • Added support for custom timings for playlist elements (right click on playlist item to enable)
  • Added support for separate Chrome sessions (Enable in Preferences menu)
  • Added support for Office 2016
Version 1.7.5 (May 21, 2015)

  • Fixed bug that caused YouTube links to fail
  • Fixed bug that caused URLs with GET-parameters to fail
Version 1.7.4 (April 28, 2015)

  • Added support for Adobe Reader/Acrobat DC
  • Fixed bug where videos would not auto-advance/loop if there were only one video file in the playlist
Version 1.7.3 (April 21, 2015)

  • Improved latency of LiveSharing and remote.
  • Added the possibility to add images to polls in LiveSharing.
  • Added support for XLSM files.
  • You can now export poll and feedback results to your desktop.
Version 1.7.2 (January 13, 2015)

  • Fixed bug where the playlist wouldn’t advance automatically if a YouTube clip was selected. Fixed bug where some PNG files wouldn’t render correctly.
Version 1.7.1 (October 14, 2014)

  • Live Sharing now supports https. In addition to increased security, Live Sharing should now work behind most proxy servers
Version 1.6.9 (October 7, 2014)

  • Improved Live Sharing performance
  • Fixed bug that caused Live Sharing to throw an exception
  • Fixed bug that affected YouTube videos with special characters in title
  • Fixed bug that occurred when a non-file playlist-item was started as first item in show
  • Improved close and clean-up routines for 3rd party viewer apps when ending a show
Version 1.6.8 (September 23, 2014)

  • Live Sharing now works for all file types
  • Fixed YouTube end of file detection
  • Updated the licensing system
Version 1.6.6 (September 1, 2014)

  • This release adds support for mp3 music files along with some other minor improvements
Version 1.6.5 (August 20, 2014)

  • This is a bug fix release addressing some minor issues
Version 1.6.4 (June 20, 2014)

  • You can now edit Polls and Feedback items by right clicking on them in the playlist
  • Fixed an issue with YouTube items not displaying properly when loaded from a playlist file
  • Some other minor fixes
Version 1.6.3 (May 20, 2014)

  • Added an option to autostart the last saved playlist on startup. This is suitable for digital signage and can be activated in SlideDog Preferences
  • Fixed a bug where the “please watch the screen” dialog in Live Sharing would appear incorrectly when running interactive elements
  • Instead of checking for installed programs on every startup, SlideDog will now autosave this information to a file for better performance
Version 1.6.2 (May 9, 2014)

  • You can now add interactive elements directly to the SlideDog playlist, such as polls, feedback and chat sessions
  • SlideDog will now autosave your playlist when exiting and load it automatically on next startup
  • Fixed a bug where the “!” character in file names caused the preload routine to halt
  • Better error handling of Live Sharing sessions
Version 1.6.1 (April 4, 2014)

  • Better and more robust YouTube playback (Requires Google Chrome installed)
  • Live Sharing: Improved handling of network dropouts
  • Preferences: Added new option to use PgUp/PgDn keys as next/prev on all file types
  • Preferences: Added new option to disable automatic file switches (useful for events with several speakers)
  • Fixed bug related to Chinese character encodings in file paths
Version 1.6.0 (March 7, 2014)

This is a bugfix release adressing some minor issues. More specific;

  • The presenter now has a green color in Live Sharing Chat
  • The open file dialog will now remember the current folder
  • Remote navigation is now disabled during preloading
Version 1.5.9 (February 13, 2014)

This version contains for the most improvements related to the Live Sharing functions. More specific;

  • You can now share SlideDog with your friends and receive one free month of SlideDog Pro
  • More intuitive controls for Live Sharing and Web Remote
  • Live Sharing and Web Remote features will be free during beta
  • A few other minor adjustments and updates
Earlier releases are described on our blog.
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