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Version history for SpiderOak for Mac OS X

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Changes for v5.0.3 - v5.1.2

  • New Feature: New command line option "--rename-device"
  • Speed Improvement: Faster handling of purged files
  • Fix: Folders were sometimes not listed in View Tab
  • Fix: Windows client sporadically came to foreground when minimized
  • Fix: Show warning when installation has been re-installed on another device
  • Fix: Show "Make File Link and Create Email" errors in foreground (Windows)
  • Fix: directory watcher didn't exclude SpiderOak folder on Windows, causing high cpu usage
  • Fix: Syndication process doesn’t run on first device setup
  • Minor fixes
  • Fix: New APT-Key in Ubuntu/Debian packages

Changes for v4.8.4 - v5.0.3

  • Fixes:
  • Fix bug causing exclusion wildcards to fail for files with spaces in the names
  • Fix file naming bug when restoring a deleted Hive folder
  • Fix bug making text in program unreadable on dark themes under some Linux window managers Known issues:
  • SpiderOak cannot currently communicate with the Metro Mail App in Windows 8. This means that the "Make a Share Link and Create Email" option in the OS integration menu will not work. We are working on a fix.

Changes for v4.7.9948 - v4.8.4

  • Fix a bug causing upgrade from one version of 4.8.x series to a newer one to fail on Windows.
  • 4.8.3 (General Release)
  • Fix a bug preventing the client from opening the web browser on some Linux setups
  • Fix further bugs causing warnings when installing through Ubuntu Software Center
  • 4.8.1 (General Release, Linux)
  • Fix a bug preventing the program from installing through Ubuntu Software Center
  • 4.8.1 (General Release, Mac only)
  • Fix an issue where non-administrator user accounts could not run the program on Mac
  • 4.8.0 (General Release)
  • Fixed bug causing synchronizations to not work correctly under Windows XP in certain situations
  • Re-built the Windows installation file as MSI for greater flexibility and installation user management
  • Fixed bug causing recycle bin downloads to fail
  • Fixed bug causing custom download locations for file-restores not to work correctly
  • Fixed bug causing un-installation to require reboot under Windows

Changes for v6.9945 - v4.7.9948

  • Fix minor bugs affecting the preview generator
  • Fix a bug causing the program to crash when attempting to create a sync with an entire drive in Windows
  • Fix bug causing single files selected for backup (ie. not part of a folder which is selected for backup) to not be monitored for immediate changes
  • Fix sync bug causing subfolder contents not to be synced in some circumstances

Changes for v4.5.9941 - v4.6.9945

  • Do not include ShareRoom password support from previous beta
  • Add digital signature to Mac builds

Changes for v4.5.9939 - v4.5.9941

  • Sync and LAN Sync reliability improvements

Changes for v4.3.9928 - v4.5.9939

  • Fixed bug causing scans to repeat constantly during scheduled time
  • Fix a bug causing SpiderOak to upload duplicate directories due to Windows path separator
  • Fix bug causing --generate-previews command line option to encrypted previews to the incorrect key in some circumstances
  • Fix a bug causing sync to fail to update some often-changing files
  • Fix a rare preference loading bug
  • Fix a bug causing SpiderOak to constantly reconnect when proxy password is set incorrectly
  • Fix backup tab lag in the presence of floppy drives
  • Fix a rare download bug
  • Addition of LAN Sync

Changes for v4.3.9917 - v4.3.9928

  • Remove Windows Explorer "Favorites" category
  • Fix out of memory issue caused by "Favorites" category
  • Deduplicate backup selection when a folder is a part of multiple categories

Changes for v4.2.9913 - v4.3.9917

  • Fix a bug causing client to hang in some circumstances when purging historical versions.
  • Fix a bug preventing image previews from updating after deduplication.
  • Fix local copy feature.
  • Add --generate-previews command line option for generating previews for historical versions.

Changes for v4.2.9909 - v4.2.9913

  • Fix a refresh bug on the view page.
  • Fix an issue with non-English characters in passwords.

Changes for v4.2.9907 - v4.2.9909

  • Fixed a problem with some large filetypes that could lead SpiderOak to falsely conclude the file had been modified during backup.
  • Fixed a bug in the basic view causing category selection to be incorrect if any of the default categories appeared in Windows Favorites.

Changes for v4.1.9860 - v4.2.9907

  • Fix bug causing changes to backup selection to be lost if a transaction is committed or received from another device before the save button is pressed.
  • Fix a bug present only in betas 9895 through 9901 which inadvertently writes the user's password to the local log files during new device setup.

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