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What's new in this version:

AnyDesk 4.2.3

New Features:
- Added a setting to disallow direct connections (hole punching). Default is allowed

Fixed Bugs:
- Fixed auto-reconnect in the remote restart feature
- Fixed a rare crash which could occur in incoming sessions
- In some situations (for example virtual machines), no image was displayed by the ddraw view. In this case, AnyDesk uses gdi now and displays an image
- The standard distribution of AnyDesk did not start when a previously installed MSI version of AnyDesk was not uninstalled correctly

AnyDesk 4.2.2
Fixed Bugs:
- An alias could not be registered in case '@ad' was not appended

Other Changes:
- On successful alias registration a hint is shown, that the user has to take care of his alias and ID on his/her own

AnyDesk 4.2.1
- Fixed a crash which could occur after one minute when there is no mouse attached to the system
- Fixed packets being dumped which should only be dumped in debug mode
- Fixed a rare crash which occured immediately after starting AnyDesk

AnyDesk 4.2.0
New Features:
- Clipboard file transfer can now be disabled in the security settings
- The preview image can now be disabled in the privacy settings
- Most of the edits now support 'Ctrl'+'A'
- The session comment section can now be disabled where it appears

Fixed Bugs:
- Fixed a crash in D3D render mode
- Fixed a crash related to the 'Follow remote mouse cursor' feature
- Fixed a bug which made it possible to set up a password which did not meet the password safety requirements of AnyDesk for unattended access
- Fixed a race condition that could occur during requesting an alias
- When pasting a file after disabling the clipboard, the file copy operation got stuck
- The file copy operation is cancelled now when clipboard sync is disabled
- Fixed a rare bug which made AnyDesk crash immediately on startup

AnyDesk 4.1.3
- Made the session comment section multiline again
- The disclaimer did not show up again, when it was rejected the last time AnyDesk started and has not been changed in the meantime
- File transfer sessions no longer transmit hotkeys
- Fixed DLL preloading vulnerability in Windows 7 SP1
- Thanks go to Kushal Arvind Shah of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs for reporting this vulnerability to us

AnyDesk 4.1.2
- Fixed a bug in the security panel which made it impossible to set a password
- Fixed navigation to the drive selection view in file transfer mode

AnyDesk 4.1.0
Security Fixes:
- Prevented DLL preloading vulnerability in Windows 7 SP1
- Thanks go to Kushal Arvind Shah from Fortinet for reporting this vulnerability to us
- Updated OpenSSL library to the latest version

Fixed Bugs:
- Fixed monitor reactivation when the monitor is in sleep mode and there is an incoming connection
- Fixed manual update link when auto-update is disabled
- Fixed a bug that prevented further connections to a computer, if a previous connection to that computer failed
- Fixed keyboard problems that occurred in conjunction with the right shift button

Other Changes:
- If a disclaimer has been set up, it will be shown on every change even if AnyDesk is installed already
- Most of the edits in AnyDesk now support context menu operations (paste, cut, clear, undo)
- AnyDesk will no longer follow the remote cursor when the local user changed the tab himself
- Improved address book update performance

AnyDesk 4.0.1
Fixed Bugs:
- SAS for Windows 8 and upwards was broken due to an extension handling Terminal Server
- On Terminal Server switching to advanced view may have resulted in a crash

AnyDesk 4.0.0
Extended support for Terminal Server:
- On connecting to a terminal server the user can choose now if to connect to the console session or a specific user. As an alternative a fully specified address can be used to directly connect to a a specific user
- Added file manager session type. The file manager can also be used during a normal session
- Session recording and playback. Enable this option under "privacy" in the options tab
- Optional auto-locking of the Windows session on AnyDesk session end
- Follow mouse cursor feature: When activated, the monitor selection follows the remote mouse cursor
- Auto-Update
- The user can now choose an alias
- Client Generator: Updates can now be disabled

AnyDesk 3.7.0
Fixed Bugs:
- Security change: fixed a bug where the permissions could be reset during the session
- In some cases, the AnyDesk main window was not rendered correctly in Windows 10 (showing transparent areas)

AnyDesk 3.6.3
- Fixed a crash when terminating AnyDesk using the tray icon while sessions were running
- Under rare conditions, connecting to Windows 10 showed no image/a black image
- Clipboard permission works again
- Disallowed to change the license key if settings are disabled
- Fixed SAS (Ctrl+Alt+Del) which did not work under some conditions on Windows Vista and upwards.On some Windows 10 systems, AnyDesk did not work when the monitor was rotated. On these systems, AnyDesk should now transmit the monitor content normally
- Fixed two rarely occuring crashes on address book close

AnyDesk 3.6.2
Fixed Bugs:
- Trying to add an address from the speed dial to an address book with a license of type free or lite
- opened a dialog instead of the address book
- Fixed screensaver settings on AnyDesk session close. This was broken due to a bug in Windows
- Fixed session comment dialog which could appear twice

Other Changes:
- Made license key removal more explicit and added option 'Change license key' to the main menu

AnyDesk 3.6.1
- Fixed Bugs
- Important security update, fixed dll injection vulnerability. Thanks to 0x09AL for reporting this

AnyDesk 3.6.0
- Transmission of system information can now be blocked. Older versions of AnyDesk will show useless information in this case
- Added a setting to disable the chat log
- Added a setting to choose the path to the chat log
- Added a setting to show the address book on startup
- Added a setting to allow the accept window to go to foreground on chat message received

AnyDesk 3.5.0

New Features:
- The remote restart feature now even works when AnyDesk is not installed
- Please note: You will need to request elevation from the remote user before using the restart feature in this case
- Custom AnyDesk: Text and title of ID and Connect Group (Main Window) can now be customized
- Custom AnyDesk: Before frontend startup a disclaimer can be shown now, which can be customized in logo, title, text, background color and the text on the accept and cancel buttons. It is shown only, if AnyDesk is not installed and the text contains non-whitespaces. All other settings are optional
- Custom AnyDesk: Added support for environment variables in paths

Fixed Bugs:
- In the D3D fullscreen menu the keyboard mode has always been set to 'translate'
- The invitation link in the main window has not been shown anymore after switching to advanced view and back
- Fixed crash on opening the chat log in the backend after session close
- Fixed crash when the session info panel was closed before the remote data was displayed

Fixed Bugs:
- Fixed custom logo layout in the main window's advanced view
- Fixed the connection panel's password edit showing clear text when disabled

AnyDesk 3.4.1
- Fixed dpi of comment session dialog
- Fixed that the comment session dialog can be shown although the licence is of type Lite
- Fixed a crash related to the comment session dialog
- Fixed that the character right of '9' on the standard hungarian keyboard layout has not been recognized before

AnyDesk 3.4.0

New Features:
- Sessions can now be commented on close. The comment can then be looked up on If you don't want to comment, just clear the comment field. You will need a licence in order to use this new feature
- Address Book: AnyDesk now supports multiple address books. They can be added (up to a certain limit) and deleted. The number of available address books depends on your licence
- Status bars now also show the remote user name

Fixed Bugs:
- Fixed a crash on connecting due to monitor detection failure
- Address Book: Fixed tag validation on rename
- After elevation the backend user name in the chat was SYSTEM

Other Changes:
- Fixed and updated interfaces of installer, uninstaller, updater and global settings windows

AnyDesk 3.3.2
- Important security update. Please update if you have version 3.3.1
- Fixed a crash when using the drop to desktop feature

AnyDesk 3.3.1
- Fixed a crash on connecting due to monitor detection failure
- Fixed ACL denying access although the list is empty

AnyDesk 3.3.0

New Features:
- Address book: The name of an address can be set now on adding it to the address book
- Address book: Tags can now be renamed and removed from the tag tree view directly (on the left) Right click on a tag to choose
- Address book: Added commands 'Expand All' and 'Collapse All' to the tag tree view Right click on a tag or the tag tree view itself to choose
- Address Book: If a user action fails an error info dialog will be shown now
- When adding an address from the speed dial to the address book, a dialog will be shown now
- When connecting to a multi monitor system, AnyDesk now automatically switches to the primary monitor

Fixed Bugs:
- Fixed a crash after installing AnyDesk on Windows XP
- Address book: Fixed selected tags view layout (on top)
- Fixed service crash after installation due to invalid install parameters
- Fixed a crash on closing a session using OpenGL
- Using the mirror driver the backend detected more monitors than physically available, in case a software for virtual monitor creation is installed

Other Changes:
- Address Book: The list view now auto-sizes its columns
- Most text edits now select their content on getting keyboard focus

AnyDesk 3.2.5
- Fixed a crash after remote restart
- Fixed a bug in feature availability indicator in menu
- Fixed a bug in the address book that did not allow to add an item from the speed dial to the address book directly after startup

AnyDesk 3.2.4
Fixed Bugs:
- Fixed a bug which allowed two dialogs to be shown at the same time
- Fixed remote cursor rendering at the edges of the view
- Fixed a bug which let elevation fail when Windows denied access to the AnyDesk executable.
- Fixed a bug which led to the service shutting down automatically on elevating its backend, in case
- AnyDesk has not been installed on that side and the main window there has been closed before elevation
- Fixed the action menu showing elevation was available although the backend has been elevated already
- Fixed a race condition in the address book which made it unusable in some situations
- Fixed a bug in feature availability indicator in menu

Other changes:
- Added a hint in the elevation dialog that the remote user usually has to accept an elevation request

AnyDesk 3.2.3
Fixed Bugs:
- Fixed a regression which impaired AnyDesk's performance severely when connected to a Windows 8, 8.1 or 10 computer. Please update!
- Fixed a bug which caused the auto-reconnect feature after a remote restart to fail when the global settings dialog was opened previously
- Fixed a crash when using the "Retry" button in the remote desktop access denied dialog
- Improved stability

Other Changes:
- Improved feature availability indicator in menu

AnyDesk 3.2.2
Fixed Bugs:
- Fixed a bug which could lead to the service not starting timely after installing AnyDesk
- Fixed a crash which occured when closing the address book and terminating AnyDesk
- Fixed a crash by using ddraw as fallback for d3d when the graphics driver is not installed
- correctly and causes an exception during initialization
- Tags are validated now in the address book

Other Changes:
- Improved focus behaviour of controls

AnyDesk 3.2.1
Fixed Bugs:
- Fixed crash on adding an address to the address book
- Fixed elevation with credentials in case AnyDesk has been started from a user folder
- Fixed a crash which could occur when terminating a session with an open address book or multiple monitors
- Fixed character keyboard input which was not working for certain programs (GTK, QT) when connected from a mobile device

Other changes:
- Improved prompt shown in the password dialog when connecting
- Controls now show if focused

AnyDesk 3.2.0

New Features:
- The address book now remembers the last used view type (list/tiles)
- The address book now offers sorting options
- The address book now opens the tag dialog immediately after an address has been added
- The accept window will no longer auto-close tabs when chat messages have been sent/received
- Sessions can now be accepted via 'Enter' and dismissed via 'Esc'
- Added session status messages to chat
- The session time is now shown during a session and after disconnect
- The remote user client ID is now shown during a session (additionally to its alias)
- Your fingerprint can now be seen in the about panel
- The password for unattended access is now controlled via a dialog
  You have to enter your password twice to check for misspellings
- Added language auto-selection (will select system language)

Fixed Bugs:
- Fixed WoA
- Fixed elevation with credentials
- The direct connection icon in the backend was greyed out although there was a direct connection
- The drop link feature dropped an invalid link (name instead of address)
- After disconnect it was no longer possible to mark/copy chat messages
- Fixed a crash that could occur on sending chat messages
- Some chat messages have not been recorded
- Fixed some minor bugs in the chat
- Fixed wrong message shown in the frontend on session request rejected
- Fixed some bugs with keyboard focus
- Fixed a bug with auto-selection of tabs in accept window
- Sometimes the address book did not show online states on opening it the first time
- Fixed some bugs with tag selection in the address book
- Fixed a crash that could occur when closing the main window with the address book opened
- Fixed filtering of recent connections
- Fixed recent connection being removed from favorites on name change
- In some cases a wrong text has been shown on connection request
- Fixed various minor bugs

Other Changes:
- The accept/dismiss buttons are now disabled for a short time when entering a new session state to prevent accidentally clicking them
- The accept window is now only always on top when there are not yet accepted sessions left. And it will be back on top on session request
- The accept window will now auto-select an incoming session tab in some situations
- Added bottom right resize corner
- Fixed some dpi issues
- Added some localization

AnyDesk 3.1.1
Fixed Bugs:
- Improved stability
- Fixed some bugs in the chat
- Other changes
- Signed the exe and msi files with two certificates.

AnyDesk 3.1.0

New Features:
- Reworked the chat in the client
- Added an option to disable remote restart in the security settings

Fixed Bugs:
- Fixed a bug in DeskRT which caused it to be slow on certain monitor resolutions indivisible by 16 (for example 1366x768). Responsiveness should be much higher now in these cases
- In some cases, the view mode settings for remote computers were not restored correctly for future sessions
- Fixed a crash which could occur when connecting to AnyDesk while it was terminating
- Fixed a bug which could lead to the system info feature not being available
- Improved stability
- Minor user interface layout fixes

AnyDesk 3.0.0

- Added edge scrolling feature for the original view mode: use this when the remote image is much larger than the local monitor

AnyDesk 2.6.1

New Features:
- Implemented customisation support for for macOS

Fixed Bugs:
- Enable/disable audio works now
- Receive connection window constraints were fixed

AnyDesk 2.6.0

New Features:
- Implemented Access Control List feature.  This makes it possible to restrict access to machines based on the alias.  Wildcards are supported, for example "*@company", "pc-?@ad" and so on.  Restrictions based solely on the numerical id are also supported.  You can find the feature in the Security Panel of the AnyDesk settings.

Fixed Bugs:
- Fixed a bug where the file transfer and probably the text clipboard did not work on Windows 7 when UAC was disabled and AnyDesk was not installed.
- Fixed a regression which could lead to being unable to control the remote machine after activating a privileged window in the task bar when AnyDesk was not installed.
- Fixed a bug which could cause severe image lag after using the "switch sides" or "request elevation" features or doing a fast user switch of a remote controlled Windows session.

Other Changes:
- The remote users input is now temporarily disabled when typing on the local keyboard.  In previous versions, only moving the mouse disabled remote input.

AnyDesk 2.5.0

New Features:
- Implemented remote restart feature: The connection will automatically be restored once the remote machine finished restarting
- Added a confirmation dialog for the switch sides feature
- The coloured user pointer can now be disabled in the security settings

Fixed Bugs:
- Fixed a bug which could lead to a wrong aspect ratio image or no image at all when connecting to a multi monitor system until the first resize of the session window
- Fixed image corruption which could occur when the mirror driver was used
- Fixed some inconsistencies in the remote capabilities for the request elevation and the switch sides feature when connecting between different platforms
- Improved stability

Other Changes:
- The uninstaller (anydesk --remove) now accepts the --silent flag

AnyDesk 2.3.5

Fixed Bugs:
- Fixed image capture when connecting to outdated Windows 7 versions
- Fixed a bug in the license registration dialog

Other Changes:
- Long IDs are now displayed in groups of 3 digits

AnyDesk 2.3.4
Fixed Bugs
- Fixed image problems with 16-bit/fast rendering method.
- Fixed a few more high DPI issues.
- Fixed protocol compatibility with the Enterprise server.
- Fixed a crash that could occur when the system info tab was opened a second time.
- The system info tab could be opened before authentication, which resulted in a crash.

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