Release Notes

What has changed and what new features or plugins did we add in the latest version of Play Digital Signage application.

VERSION 1.21.x / 1.22.x

Released on 6 January 2021

  • Released Samsung Tizen based player software
  • New slide condition type: show a slide only during the time of day
  • New slide condition type: show a slide only on specific players
  • SVG files can be colored
  • The date/time plugin supports letter capitalization
  • Improved startup logic for Android players

VERSION 1.20.x

Released on 20 August 2020

  • Added tagging functionality
  • Multi-team membership support
  • Public API for tag management and screen commands
  • Improved weather plugin accuracy
  • Better alignment for date/time plugin
  • Italian, Portuguese and French translations in the web portal

VERSION 1.19.x

Released on 6 June 2020

  • Added Stream plugin
  • Extended counter plugin, added extra options to count up/down from the moment slide is shown
  • Added option to periodically refresh website plugin
  • Showing disc usage in player settings
  • Native ARM Linux AppImage player support (Raspberry PI)
  • Possible to add an individual audio file to play as the slide is shown
  • More efficient logging on Windows, Mac, and Linux apps
  • Timeline based scheduling
  • Giphy integration
  • Pixabay integration

VERSION 1.18.x

Released on 7. February 2020

  • The player starts with a dark loader to prevent white flash on screens
  • Possibility to set custom user agent for web plugin requests
  • Updated Windows/Linux/Mac application internal browser to latest Chrome 80 (Electron v8.0.0)
  • Mac application is notarized (Catalina will no longer display warning)
  • Added .ttf and .otf font support
  • Added .heic image file support (automatically converted to .jpg files)
  • Eyedropper to pick a color in the editor
  • If Windows registry editing is disabled and the user enables auto-launch, the player will send a warning to the user in the web portal
  • Dynamic UUID parameter in website plugin URL’s
  • Hebrew language option for weather plugin

VERSION 1.17.x

Released on 18. November 2019

  • Added support for German, Spanish, and Estonian language
  • Added support for CAPTIONS on youtube
  • Added Analytics (Proof of play)
  • Added support for Animated GIF
  • Added support for Changing names on slides

VERSION 1.16.x

Released on 18. September 2019

VERSION 1.15.x

Released on 01. August 2019

  • Changes to Clock plugin – Now possible to do transparent face
  • Changes to billing section – Now possible to update credit card
  • Changes to billing section – Initiate payment from transaction overview
  • Changes to the library – Delete files directly from the editor
  • Changes to the library – Create slides based on images now has settings for how to insert the images plus the choosing a background color
  • Added remote settings management for players
  • Added additional information about player hardware
  • Added player download progress bar in screens page
  • Reworked user authentication
  • MediaRSS now is loaded asynchronously and not called back before the first item is loaded

VERSION 1.14.x

Released on 07. May 2019

  • Added new plugin Instagram Photo
  • Added new plugin Instagram#
  • Added Royalty Free Image Library
  • Added feature Selecting multiple files
  • Added new plugin Random quote
  • Added feature iMove items from one folder to another
  • Added feature remote clearing cache on most players
  • Added support for new file formats (webp, bmp, excel formats (Microsoft, Apple, and OpenOffice formats), zip, and eps.)
  • Added support for Request Desktop Site in Android

VERSION 1.13.x

Released on 10. November 2018

VERSION 1.12.x

Released on 1. November 2018

  • Added new plugin Facebook Photo
  • Incorrect hour calculation bug fixed in the counter widget
  • Added support for preloading twitter content
  • Fixed a bug where RSS load failure caused infinite retry loop
  • Made it possible to use native webview in Android devices
  • Extension webviews have allowed transparency enabled
  • Player now hides the previous slide if in sub-playlist and background is transparent
  • Fixed a bug where audio was not played if scheduled in a sequence of playlists
  • Disabled pinch zoom on electron
  • Fixed a bug where a scheduled sequence playlist had no matching slides, next playlist was not triggered
  • Possible to pause audio for some slides

VERSION 1.11.x

Released on 04. September 2018

  • Added new plugin count-down
  • Added new feature background music in a playlist
  • Added new feature guided tour for new users
  • Added a new function where a user can set the grid size

VERSION 1.10.x

Released on 07. August 2018

VERSION 1.09.x

Released on 14. May 2018

  • Added new feature Screen Capture
  • Added design templates repository
  • Added design templates: Abstract, Company Presentation, Meet the teachers, Business, Hours and Meetings at the office
  • Added feature for cropping images
  • Added layering for ticker and video

VERSION 1.08.x

Released on 27. March 2018

  • Added feature Teams
  • Added roles for team members

VERSION 1.07.x

Released on 15. Febuary 2018

  • Added feature Slide Stash
  • Added feature Alerts

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