SkyFonts Release Notes

Check here to see the latest updates to SkyFonts™

Windows version 5.9.4.0

Released 06/05/2018

Upgrade: TLS 1.2 support with backward compatibility for TLS 1.1, TLS 1.0 and SSLv3.

All versions below 5.9.4.0 will stop working, once font provider services moves to TLS 1.2

Upgrade: Migrate to higher version of dotnet framework. Minimum supported windows OS is now WIN7 SP1 (instead of WIN XP SP2).

Improvement: SkyFonts windows background service fails to start on machine startup.

User will experience lesser number for call to start background service on startup.

Improvement: Performance improvement while loading/installing large number of fonts.

The UI will feel more responsive on startup or installing large fonts.

The animation of skyfonts icon when installing font will become more responsive.

Faster time to font installation.

Improvement: Miscellaneous UI fixes.

Fix: Windows font cache service taking up cpu due to skyfonts.

User will experience lower CPU usage on startup/exit or installing large number of fonts.

Fix: User is getting a lot of SkyFonts icons in Tray.

Fix: Client stays offline until restarted, if system goes offline, just after client onboarding (first time users).

Fix: Family getting removed is listed back, while searching.

Fix: Unresponsive windows, while unlinking accounts with large number of fonts.

Removed: Linotype Service From SkyFonts client and portal.

Windows version 5.9.2.1

Released 11/28/2017

Security Hot Fix.

Mac OSX version 5.9.2.1

Released 11/28/2017

Security Hot Fix.

Windows version 5.9.2.0

Released 7/05/2017

Few Bug Fixes.

Mac OSX version 5.9.2.0

Released 7/05/2017

Significantly reduced the amount of RAM SkyFonts consumes. Significantly reduced the amount of CPU usage when SkyFonts is idle.

Improved speed of SkyFonts startup.

Reduced Initializing time.

Autoupdater has new SkyFonts branding.

Plugged a memory-leak in HTTPS-service when downloading 300+ fonts.

Increased speed of https-connections.

Stopped perpetual fonts showing as installing in every restart.

Added user-visible error messages if installation of SkyFonts fails.

Security improvements to uninstaller.

Improved font installation which caused system slow down.

Numerous smaller bug fixes.

Windows version 5.9.1.0

Released 4/18/2017

Hot fix for authentication.

Mac OSX version 5.9.1.0

Released 4/18/2017 Hot fix for authentication.

Windows version 5.9.0.0

Released 2/22/2017 Bug fixes and minor UI changes.

Mac OSX version 5.9.0.0

Released 2/22/2017 Bug fixes and minor UI changes.

Windows version 5.7.1.0

Released 12/22/2016 Client changes to support Fonts.com 7 days trial font

Mac OSX version 5.7.1.0

Released 09/27/2016 Hot fix for version 5.7.0.0

Mac OSX version 5.7.0.0

Released 09/26/2016 Client changes to track Font installation events in real time

Windows version 5.7.0.0

Released 09/22/2016 Client changes to track Font installation events in real time

Mac OSX version 5.6.1.2

Released 09/19/2016 Hot fix for 10.12 support

Mac OSX version 5.6.0.0

Released 07/06/2016 Client changes to track Font installation event UI change to provide better visibility for privacy policy url Fixed Bug: The SkyFonts icon in the status bar keeps on spinning

Windows version 5.6.0.0

Released 07/06/2016 Client changes to track Font installation event UI change to provide better visibility for privacy policy url Fixed Bug : Unable to launch SkyFonts client

Mac OSX version 5.4.0.0

Released 05/18/2016 Support for MyFonts font trials Client optimization Fixed bug: Monotype Library Subscription fonts being removed before expiry of subscription Fixed bug: Database corruption

Windows version 5.4.0.0

Released 05/18/2016 Support for MyFonts font trials Client optimization Fixed bug: Monotype Library Subscription fonts being removed before expiry of subscription Fixed bug: Font provider unable to detect SkyFonts when installing a font Fixed bug: System crash on Windows 7 on start up of SkyFonts

Mac OSX version 5.3.0.0

Released 04/16/2016 Updated UI to show font provider Updated notification messages Fixed bug: Client detection for SSL enabled portal

Windows version 5.3.0.0

Released 04/16/2016 Updated UI to show font provider Improved on-boarding flow Updated notification messages Fixed bug: Resolved HTTP warning issue

Mac OSX version 5.2.0.0

Released 03/29/2016 Added buy buttons for trial and expired fonts On-boarding process improvements Font installation optimization Fixed bug: Subscription fonts re-installing after SkyFonts comes back online Fixed bug: Unable to install fonts from google or fonts.com Fixed bug: Client failing to start local server over SSL

Windows version 5.2.0.0

Released 03/29/2016 Added buy buttons for trial and expired fonts Fixed bug: fonts now show immediately in apps Fixed bug: Unable to install fonts from google or fonts.com Fixed bug: Client failing to start local server over SSL

Mac OSX version 5.1.0.0

Released 01/21/2016 Subscription font support for MyFonts Client Optimization

Windows version 5.1.0.0

Released 01/21/2016 Subscription font support for MyFonts Client Optimization On-boarding improvements to accommodate Google Fonts users

Mac OSX version 5.0.0.0

Released 12/24/2015 All new UI Grouping of fonts per family Improved context menu Improved search and filtering capabilities On-boarding improvements to accommodate Google Fonts users

Windows version 5.0.0.0

Released 12/24/2015 All new UI Grouping of fonts per family Improved context menu Improved search and filtering capabilities

Mac OSX version 4.11.0.0

Released 10/16/2015 Stability and Performance optimizations

Windows version 4.11.0.0

Released 10/28/2015 Stability and Performance optimizations.

Mac OSX version 4.10.0.0

Released 8/14/2015 Silent upgrade to latest available SkyFonts version Show warning message before replacing font with a new version of same font

Windows version 4.10.0.0

Released 08/14/2015 Silent upgrade to latest available SkyFonts version. Show warning message before replacing font with a new version of same font. Fix for HTTP Server issue on machine having default language other than English.

Mac OSX version 4.9.0.0

Released 7/8/2015 New UI added for first time installation SSL support Uninstaller support

Windows version 4.9.0.0

Released 9/7/2015 New UI added for first time installation SSL support Context menu added in cog icon Windows menu removed

Mac OSX version 4.8.3.0

Released 5/7/2015 Fix for copy operation failure.

Windows version 4.8.2.0

Released 4/23/2015 Hot fix for 4.8.0.0

Mac OSX version 4.8.0.0

Released 4/7/2015 Perpetual font support for fonts.com Addition of send error log feature Icons updated for Dark mode Code optimization to reduce cpu and memory usage Turning on/off delete warning made generic across all providers

Windows version 4.8.0.0

Released 4/7/2015 Perpetual font support for fonts.com Client changes to fix issue showing client file as trojan. Made client changes to address google font getting removed. Updated background images for installer. Turning on/off delete warning made generic across all providers.

Mac OSX version 4.7.1.0

Released 1/22/2015 Url fixed for manage account button and view expired list link for linotype service.

Mac OSX version 4.7.0.0

Released 1/14/2015 Linotype support in SkyFonts client with option to push trial fonts from Linotype portal Fixed crash issues Updated notification messages for adding and removing fonts. Expired font list refreshed on re-pushing same fonts from portal. Fixed issue related to adobe applications getting re-opened with SkyFonts client already running.

Windows version 4.7.0.0

Released 1/14/2015 Linotype support in SkyFonts client with option to push trial fonts from Linotype portal. Updated notification messages for adding and removing fonts. Font preview for fonts.com fonts fixed for off-line mode. Expired font list refreshed on re-pushing same fonts from portal.

Mac OSX version 4.6.0.0

Released 8/27/2014 Fixed the issue of membership expiry list displaying only when connecting to the fonts.com service. Addition of release notes. Application is code signed in OS X 10.9 to satisfy new code sign rules introduced in 10.9.5+. Membership logo updated. Installer background updated.

Windows version 4.6.0.0

Released 8/29/2014 Addition of release notes. Membership logo updated. Fixed issue related to settings not being retained on upgrading client. Fixed issue related to SkyFonts WIN client is incorrectly displaying "View all expired fonts" option for deleted Membership fonts. Fixed issued related to license period of fonts.com fonts does not get updated in UI on pushing 30-day desktop version over 1-Day Mockup version of same font. Added environment details in error log.

Mac OSX version 4.5.0.0

Released 5/30/2014 Monotype Membership support. Font deletion feature for fonts.com and membership fonts. Subscription warning integration for paid subscription. Show warning message when deleting Fonts.com fonts, saying font will be deleted on all other machines using same credentials. Add a setting to turn on subscription expiration warning. Fonts.com master plan (30 days desktop) fonts license period auto extended if the subscription is valid. Moved the perpetual fonts into user's font folder directory: ~/Library/Fonts/ Fix issue of fonts not getting listed on Office apps on machine restart. Fixed the issue of crashing the mac client if the user's language & text settings set to other than english. Like Russian, polish, etc. Fixed the issue of crashing the mac client in 10.6 issue while doing auto-auth and font push from portal.

Mac OSX version 4.4.0.0

Released 3/11/2014 Integrated the Monotype Corporate service. Delete monotype corporate fonts feature added.

Windows version 4.4.0.0

Released 5/30/2014 Monotype Membership support. Add: 'Delete' option for fonts.com Show warning message when deleting Fonts.com fonts, saying font will be deleted on all other machines using same credentials. Show warning when subscription is about to expire within 3 days. Add a setting to turn on subscription expiration warning. Fonts.com master plan (30 days desktop) fonts license period auto extended if the subscription is valid. Unhide google fonts folder.

Mac OSX version 4.3.0.0

Support for MyFonts font trial fonts. Single notification for Google batch font push. Support for auto authentication from fonts.com portal Fixed the issue of notification message in fonts.com batch fonts push. Fixed the issue of not maintaining the logged in state of fonts.com account after upgrading from 4.2.0.0 to latest mac client. Fixed the issue of disconnecting the fonts.com account while unlinking the myfonts.com service from mac client. Fixed the issue of not showing font preview while upgrading to latest client.

Windows version 4.3.0.0

Released 3/11/2014 Integrated the Monotype Corporate service. Delete monotype corporate fonts feature added. Updated icons. Included evenviewer logs to, inaddition to user reported error logs when available. Remove redundant installation of perpetual fonts. If SkyFonts cannot launch after 10 restart, show Send log dialog. Change: Skyfonts animation icons, to white icons. Fix: notification not showing when new fonts are added while syncing.

Mac OSX version 4.2.0.0

Fixed the issue of not showing fonts.com fonts after fixing the corrupted db

Windows version 4.2.0.0

Support for auto authentication from fonts.com portal Single notification for Google batch font push. Support for myFonts font trial fonts. Fix: Font name with a single quote (') isn't supported. Fix: Random crashes. Log errors if occurs during checking for update.

Mac OSX version 4.1.0.0

Font preview feature enabled Support for auto client launch from portal. Showing context menu in the Service list while left/right clicking row. Showing monochrome icons for unlinked accounts in the Preferences->Account tab. Fixed font detail link for fonts.com and myfonts.com fonts. Fix design issues.

Windows version 4.1.0.0

Font preview feature enabled Fix : Window hanging on syncing large number of fonts. Infinite scroll. Making whole row clickable for service list (cloud window)

Mac OSX version 4.0.0.0

Complete UI changes.

Windows version 4.0.0.0

Complete UI changes.

Windows version 3.0.3.33

Fix: crashes caused by web grid. Issues related to font preview fixed License time not updating for fonts in win client fixed Featured Added : Error log reporting integrated Font previews added Font preview for expired font Warning message added when (start skyfonts on machine startup is selected) - in advanced tab. Option to enable and disable sync intitaed and complete message added in advanced tab Warning message added when open google folder is clicked.

Windows version 3.0.3.6

Fix client crash due to multi thread trying to remove same item from File security list. Fix: Google font not usable on machine restart. Google font not registering on system restart. Fix: Auto sync broken when internet connection is disconnected and reconnected. Feature Added: Delete Google Font Fix : Offline Font Register not working.

Mac OSX version 3.0.1.7

Fixed the issue of showing multiple fonts.com font's name in the font activity tab. SkyFonts grey menu icon is only shown when internet is out. Font preiviews added Solved issue related to refreshing font history when license is extended. Solved issue related to selecting incorrect tab when client machine revoked. Solved issue loading expiry font list in active font list. Solved issue related to auto refreshing of active on extension sign out or revoke. Added the "License" folder under the skyfonts google font folder. Added tooltip for in each font on all the font list type. Disabled mac client while exiting. Fixed issue showing welcome screen after login

Mac OSX version 3.0.1.1

Fixed the design issue of fonts.com icon in the Service tab. Updated the blue and gray icon in the Service tab. Fixed the issue of crashing SF Ext when Manage button is clicked after operation in the fonts.com login window. Fixed the issue of expiring 5 mins trial fonts much earlier, ~2:30 mins, than anticipated. Fixed the issue of logout when development env. are switched and same username/password is used across all the dev. environments.

Mac OSX version 3.0.0.1

Fixed the auto update feature when new Version of SkyFonts Mac is available. Fixed the issue of user not signing out when user changes the password from portal. Fixed the issue of auto revoke of SkyFonts extension when switching from offline to online mode and font is pushed during offline mode.

Windows version 3.0.0.1

Remove old registry for auto startup Add minimize button. Determine license period depending upon font usage type instead of date calculation. Logout offline user if their login fails when internet connection is back again. Update font list on manual sync

Mac OSX version 2.0.22.0

Fixed the Eula error message in the login window. Fixed offline sync issues. Fixed the issue of changing SkyFonts extension icon to active icon when fonts are removed during offline state. Fixed the issue of showing login window when opening license, about etc windows and closing it when SkyFonts extension loads in offline state.

Windows version 2.0.21.0

Fix: font not working after restarting machine and doing a manual sync. Fix: Auto sync not working when becoming online after going offline. Fix Eula textbox being editable Fix username not changing in tooltip after switching user account.

Mac OSX version 2.0.17.0

Fixed : Validation error alignment issue. Fixed : Font sync issue when Logout and Manual Sync is done simultaneously. Updated EULA in the License window. Fixed : Validation error alignment issue. Fixed : Font sync issue when Logout and Manual Sync is done simultaneously. Updated EULA in the License window.

Windows version 1.1.2.2

Fix crash issue related to db.

Windows version 1.1.2.1

Fix issue of notification not getting shown to user when a new version is released.
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