Connectify

Changelog

Connectify 2019.0.0.40040:

  • We appointed a new Data Protection Officer.
  • We updated the privacy policies for all our services: Connectify Hotspot, Speedify and Pingify.
  • We notified existing customers in our applications about our privacy policy changes.
  • We’ve tightened our internal data security to protect against breaches of personal data.
  • We’ve adopted procedures to guarantee all user rights of the GDPR.

Connectify 2018.4.0.39090:

  • We appointed a new Data Protection Officer.
  • We updated the privacy policies for all our services: Connectify Hotspot, Speedify and Pingify.
  • We notified existing customers in our applications about our privacy policy changes.
  • We’ve tightened our internal data security to protect against breaches of personal data.
  • We’ve adopted procedures to guarantee all user rights of the GDPR.

Connectify 2017.2.0.38454:

- Fixed Bugs.

Connectify 2017.1.0.38338:

- Fixed Bugs.

Connectify 2017.0.1.38257:

- Fixed Bugs.

Connectify 2017.0.0.38236:

- Ad Blocking for client devices.
- Emojis for the hotspot name.
- Unicode characters in the hotspot name.

Connectify 2016.0.8.37644:

- Windows 10 Wi-Fi Direct mode hotspot improvements.
- Error message display improvements.
- Updated notifications on Windows 10.
- Stability fixes.

Connectify 2016.0.3.36821:

- Fixed Bugs.

Connectify 2016.0.0.36433:

- Windows 10 Support – Windows 10 uses Wi-Fi Direct by default, if present, to support running hotspots on Wi-Fi adapters that dropped Hosted Network support. Windows 10 users can revert to using Hosted Network (if their Wi-Fi card supports it) by disabling ‘Allow Wi-Fi Direct’ in the Advanced menu under Settings.
- The ‘Clients’ tab now includes improvements to the real-time usage graphs that are being introduced in Connectify Hotspot 2016.
- Connected devices will now appear even quicker in the ‘Clients’ tab once connected to your Hotspot.
- Enhancements to ensure that tablet and touchscreen users enjoy a smooth Connectify Hotspot experience.
- Client bandwidth usage graphs are now available in the Clients tab showing bandwidth usage by connected device.
- Minor updates and bug fixes to improve performance.

Connectify 2015.1.0.35473:

- Full Windows 10 Compatibility.
- Change display of Bridging option to differentiate ‘Routed vs Bridging’ methods of sharing Internet with clients.
- Fix for ‘Wired Router’ sharing detection of Ethernet port state on some Ethernet adapters.
- Speedify 3 Compatibility.

Connectify 2015.0.4.34734:

- Fixes for Internet/Local Network firewall controls when using bridging/Repeater mode.
- Force dependent services to start to help after a Windows upgrade disabled driver services.
- File Flings with files that containing ampersands and other characters no longer break the Fling display window.
- Handle WLAN API handles becoming invalid, causing Connectify to not see AP mode support on Wi-Fi cards.
- Handle Repeating/bridging to networks with MTUs smaller than 1500.

Connectify 2015.0.3.34560:

- Allow bridging to non-private IP subnet networks, while showing a warning that this may not work. This should allow bridging to some college/university networks.
- Support bridging to networks with DHCP servers that don’t handle DHCP Relay.
- Disable background Wi-Fi scans intended to keep some Wi-Fi cards awake, but that interfered with other some Wi-Fi adapters’ AP functionality.
- Better job of keeping error message windows in foreground.
- Allow bridging to legacy Switchboard licenses.
- Clear out update installers when generating logs.
- Fixed bugs.

Connectify 2015.0.2.34406:

- Fix incorrect identification of Wi-Fi adapters as not supporting Hosted Network.
- Add warning when Hotspot is being broadcast in 5GHz mode.
- Better IP/Gateway selection on complex network setups.
- Improve compatibility with adapters that have adaptive MTUs.
- Further stability and reporting improvements.

Connectify 2015.0.1.34332:

- Improved User Interface.
- Client Network Usage Information.
- ARP caching for faster LAN traffic connections.
- High Resolution icons for 4K displays.
- Properly formatted Windows Event messages from Connectify’s service.
- Fixed bugs.

Connectify 9.3.0.33832:

- Fix incorrect identification of Wi-Fi adapters as not supporting Hosted Network.
- Add warning when Hotspot is being broadcast in 5GHz mode.
- Better IP/Gateway selection on complex network setups.
- Improve compatibility with adapters that have adaptive MTUs.
- Further stability and reporting improvements.

Connectify 7.3:

— Hotspot Shut-off Timer extended to 90 minutes per session for free users.
— Option to ‘Disable Adapter Power Management’ (Under Settings/Advanced) on the Hotspot adapter.
— Give more time for adapters to come up when starting an Access Point to avoid some instances of ‘Hosted Network unavailable’ and similar failed starts.
— New, updated Dispatch tutorial.
— Detect multiple connections to the same network, which can lead to various connectivity issues.
— Sort adapter list in Application Settings by most recent connections.
— Reset connections on other adapters when setting an Application to a specific adapter.
— New, updated Activation screens.
— Protect against deadlocks causing Hotspot and Dispatch UIs to freeze up.
— Stabilize license check on some systems.
— Support for activation behind a proxy that requires authentication.
— Fixed bugs.

Connectify 7.1.0.29279:

- Connectify Dispatch can now be used for free in Lite mode.
- New Dispatch Dashboard.
- Dispatch support for SFTP and FTP.
- Improved Dispatch Help.
- Dispatch better recognizes applications.
- New ‘Set DHCP Range’ Feature for Hotspot.
- Added ‘Pause Mode’ Setting to Menu.
- New ‘Sleep Mode’ Setting for Hotspot.
- New ‘Always Show Ad Hoc’ Setting for Hotspot.
- New Startup Options Feature.
- Better Integration with Connectify Community.
- Support for Different Resolutions / Sizing Options.
- New Driver.
- Fixed bugs.

Connectify Hotspot 3.7.1.25486:

- Installation Correction: If the Connectify drivers get uninstalled, Connectify now detects this automatically and walks the user through reinstalling. This fixes many of the problems that users have seen when upgrading to Windows 8.
- Hotspot Service Restart: With certain combinations of software installed on clients connected to the Connectify Hotspot (such as Hamachi), Connectify sometimes got stuck, restarting the Connectify service.  This has been corrected in this release.
- Ad-Hoc Stability: Several instances of Ad-Hoc mode hotspot instabilities have been fixed.

Connectify Hotspot 3.6.0.24540:

- Support for Sharing Connectify Dispatch.
- This release of Connectify Hotspot has been fully tested on Windows 8 (Release Preview).
- Routing Improvements.
- A number of error messages have been improved.
- Recognize More Security Software.

Connectify 3.5.0.24132:

- New Power Management Software to Fix Hosted Network Errors.
- Enhanced Local Access Firewall Controls.
- Recognize More AntiVirus Software.

Connectify 3.4.0.23678:

- Connectify is now faster and uses significantly less CPU than previous versions.
- Better support for streaming video, peer-to-peer, and gaming.
- Better support for 3G/4G cards.
- Options to turn off Fling File Transfers and Network Peer Scanning.
- Windows 8 Support.

Connectify 3.3.0.23104:

- Drag-and-Drop Wi-Fi File Transfer.
- Connectify Peers.
- Even Easier to Use.

Connectify 3.2.0.22174:

- Share over Ethernet.
- Services under Clients.
- New Connectify Support Center.
- User Interface Improvements.
- Bug Fixes.

Connectify 3.1.0.21402:

- Easy-to-use firewall controls.
- Intelligent software conflict detection.
- Improved troubleshooter.
- Fixed bugs.

Connectify 3.0.0.20932:

- Faster performance: 30% higher throughput when sharing fast Internet connections.
- Improved Device Identification: Improved detection of XBox 360s and certain Motorola devices.
- Completely new UPnP implementation: Improved performance, no spurious warnings.
- All new tabbed User Interface.
- Intelligent warnings when hotspot starts without Internet Connection.
- Resizable User Interface: grab the top or bottom and resize UI to preferred height.
- New, clearer Status Area across top of UI.
- Easily access the Connectify Menu by clicking on logo next to the Start/Stop button.
- Service startup on boot.
- Support for multi-monitor setups where the taskbar is not on the primary monitor.
- New algorithm for choosing IP address of hotspot improves compatibility with iOS devices.
- Fixed bugs.

Connectify 2.2.0.18699:

- Fixed Bugs.

Connectify 2.2.0.18566:

- Updated look and feel.
- Support for more VPN software (OpenVPN).
- Better memory and resource handling, especially while using UPnP.
- More icons and names for vendors.
- Fixed bugs.