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Changelog - History of changes

WebKiosk

Version 8.5.1 - January 04, 2024

- Fix an issue of screen size on certain conditions
- Fix a crash when some features of the info zone are displayed
- Improved reliability with macOS Sonoma


Version 8.5 - September 06, 2023

- Improved user experience, reliability, performance
- more icons for the toolbar
- new custom URL option for the toolbar
- support of child and parent kiosk modes for all platforms
- full support of WebKiosk Cloud and MyKiosks optional services


Version 8.2.1 - February 17, 2023

- Improved support of macOS 13 Ventura
- Improved performance
- Fix an issue with user idle time
- Version required for any new purchase of licenses


Version 8.2 - November 23, 2022

- Improved support of local websites with the integration of a powerful web server
- Support of websites not using https and websites using old TLS 1.1 version
- Possibility to download and install WebKioskAgent app from the preferences (this background app relaunch WebKiosk in case of a crash)
- Possibility to send feature requests, bug reports or testimonials from the preferences
- Fix an issue when you download an update from preferences
- Improved performance and reliability
- Improved user experience

NOTE  We are now also offering a Windows version


Version 8.1.1 - November 11, 2022

- Bug fixed (keep as a front process option was not working in some conditions)
- Better support of the dark mode (toolbar icons)
- Block the access to the Finder from the left bottom corner
- Other minor bugs fixed
- Improved reliability


Version 8.1 - October 21, 2022

- Ready for macOS 13 Ventura (tested, optimized)
- New crash management (you can send a report and the app will not crash in most cases)
- New option in preferences to automatically start the app at launch of the Mac
- New option in preferences to automatically relaunch the app in case of a crash (requires WebKioskAgent app to be installed)
- Integration of a password assistant for more secure passwords
- Integration of "Check for Update…"  option (located in preferences) with powerful auto-update engine
- Improved performance and reliability

NOTE: download link for WebKioskAgent app


Version 8.0.3 - October 13, 2022

- Bugs fixed
- New feature: Parent and Child mode. Possibility to send the preferences to xProline servers for easy deployment of multiple kiosks
- New feature: Search function for the toolbar and choice of search engine in Preferences.
- Improved performance


Version 8.0.2 - October 10, 2022

- Bugs fixed
- Improved management of notifications


Version 8.0.1 - October 03, 2022

  • Bugs fixed

Version 8.0 - October 01, 2022

- Complete rewrite with a modern engine and WKwebview HTML engine (same engine than Safari)
- Requires macOS 11 or later versions
- New name (formerly MacPodium)