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August 30, 2018 - Softros Terminal Services Engine v4.2 is released.
Fixed:
  • Issue with built-in TCP server getting unresponsive when Softros TS Engine service starts (on some Windows configurations)
August 20, 2018 - Softros LAN Messenger v9.2 is released.
Added:
  • Broadcast file transfer
  • Release version for Windows 10/Server 2016 (e.g. 1709, 1803, etc) in "User Info" window
Fixed:
  • Issue with user name coloring when invited to group conversation
  • Issue with incorrect offline time displaying in user information popup and "User Info" window if groups are set to be imported from external file
Improved:
  • "Hot Keys" tab added back to "Settings"
Updated:
  • Help file
  • German, French, Spanish, Dutch, Italian translations
August 6, 2018 - Softros LAN Messenger for MAC v3.2 released.
Added:
  • Ability to receive broadcast files sent from Windows version of Softros LAN Messenger
Fixed:
  • Minor GUI issues
July 6, 2018 - LogonExpert v7.5 is released.
Added:
  • Full Windows 10 April 2018 Update (version 1803) support
May 22, 2018 - Softros LAN Messenger v9.1.1 is released.
Fixed:
  • Issue with rendering of main window when Windows Classic desktop theme is used (on Windows Vista/7/Server 2008/Server 2008 R2)
  • Issue with LAN subnet communication if Softros LAN Messenger is installed on computer with several network interfaces on Windows (with Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) enabled) or Windows Server (with Routing and Remote Access Service (RRAS) enabled)
  • Issue with repeat "User Is Online" sound alerts
April 27, 2018 - Network Time System v2.4 is released.
SERVER APPLICATION
Fixed:
  • Issue with applying built in firewall's IP address ranges
CLIENT APPLICATION
Added:
  • Optional logging settings
  • "Sync now" button for manual time synchronization
April 19, 2018 - Softros LAN Messenger v9.1 is released.
Added:
  • On "Logging" tab, option to delete messages older than a specified number of days
Improved:
  • Separating Softros LAN Messenger instances by changing UDP port now works correctly with Softros TS Engine v4.0+
Updated:
  • Help file
Fixed:
  • Issue with sorting messages in "History Viewer" (AM/PM issue)
  • Issue with user list's stability on some systems when used with Softros TS Engine v4.0+
  • Issue with automatic renaming (users with same user ID) on networks with no domain
April 17, 2018 - LogonExpert v7.4.5 is released.
Improved:
  • If configured, PIN sign-in or picture password will now remain default sign-in options on Windows 8/10
Fixed:
  • Legal notice not getting bypassed on Spanish and some other regional versions of Windows
February 27, 2018 - LogonExpert v7.4.4.1 is released.
Fixed:
  • Issue with canceling autologon with SHIFT at logon banner stage on Windows 10
  • "Lock the computer after logon" option failing to turn off "Keep the computer unlocked" option when enabled via command line tool
  • Issue with setting up "DelayLogon" and "DelayLogonValue" parameters using command line switch "-setparams"
February 2, 2018 - Softros LAN Messenger v9.0.7 is released.
Fixed:
  • "Internal error" messages caused by Comodo Antivirus' "Application container"
February 2, 2018 - LogonExpert v7.4.3 is released.
Fixed:
  • Issue with LogonExpert causing screensaver to stop working
  • "Internal error" messages caused by Comodo Antivirus' "Application container"
January 25, 2018 - Softros Terminal Services Engine v4.1.1 is released.
Fixed:
  • Softros TS Engine Service crashes caused by processing of incorrectly decrypted UDP packets (on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2)
January 19, 2018 - LogonExpert v7.4 is released.
Added:
Fixed:
  • Rare issue with Ctrl-Alt-Del emulation on Windows 7
  • LogonExpert Service's occasional crashes on Windows 7/Server 2008 R2
  • Issue with command line autologon caused by passwords starting with dash ("-")
  • Minor bugs
January 5, 2018 - Softros LAN Messenger v9.0.6 is released.
Improved:
  • Hiding "Desktop Sharing" button with an "Admin.ini" setting
Fixed:
  • "Not integer value" error messages on some Windows 7 computers
  • Occasional "Internal error" messages
November 22, 2017 - LogonExpert v7.3.3.5 is released.
Fixed:
  • Issue with bypassing legal notice during autologon
November 17, 2017 - LogonExpert v7.3.3.4 is released.
Fixed:
  • Issue with bypassing Ctrl+Alt+Del request during autologon on some Windows 10 configurations
October 27, 2017 - Softros Terminal Services Engine v4.1 is released.
Fixed:
  • Issue with handling clients after computer wake-up (standalone workstations and Hyper-V virtual machines are among those affected)
October 9, 2017 - LogonExpert v7.3.3.3 is released.
Added:
  • Windows Installer (.MSI) packages for deployment via domain's Group Policy
Fixed:
  • Issue with executing command line commands when autologon is configured through registry
September 27, 2017 - LogonExpert v7.3.3.2 is released.
Fixed:
  • Issue with silent installation (command line switches /silent or /verysilent) on Windows Server 2012 (non-R2)
September 26, 2017 - Softros LAN Messenger v9.0 is released.
Added: Improved:
  • CPU consumption when running on terminal server with new Softros TS Engine installed
September 26, 2017 - Softros Terminal Services Engine v4.0 is released.
Improved:
  • Brand new service written from scratch
  • Two versions of service now available, x86 and x64
  • CPU consumption lowered by 95%
  • Memory consumption lowered by 50%
  • Optimized support of multiple Core/CPU servers
  • Application performance, particularly on Windows Server 2008/2012/2016
  • Application stability
Added:
  • Seamless automatic update to v4.0
August 14, 2017 - Softros LAN Messenger for MAC v3.1.3 released.
Fixed:
  • Crashes when opening "Conversation" window
  • Crashes on Mac OS 10.7
August 11, 2017 - LogonExpert v7.3.3 is released.
Fixed:
  • Issue with Ctrl-Alt-Del emulation on multi-monitor computers
August 4, 2017 - Softros LAN Messenger v8.1.2 is released.
Fixed:
  • Issue with missing messages in "History Viewer"
  • Issue with scrolling up and down user list when toolbars are hidden
  • Issue with UDP packets failing to go to other subnets connected with SonicWall routers
August 3, 2017 - LogonExpert v7.3.2 is released.
Improved:
  • No need to restart computer after fresh installation, update or uninstallation (on Windows 7/Server 2008 R2 and later). On Windows Vista/Server 2008 (not R2) reboot may still be required
Fixed:
  • Issue with scheduled unlock not working
  • Issue with SHIFT key occasionally not working
May 29, 2017 - Softros LAN Messenger for MAC v3.1.1 released.
Fixed:
  • Random crashes when receiving incoming messages
  • Crashes when sending files
May 17, 2017 - Softros LAN Messenger v8.1 is released.
Added:
  • Emojis in broadcast messages
Fixed:
  • Issue with "Cannot operate as a stand-alone client application" error appearing on Windows 10 even if Terminal Service Engine is not used
  • Issue with .MSI installer overriding pre-configured "Admin.ini"
May 16, 2017 - Softros LAN Messenger for MAC v3.0 released.
Added:
  • Emoji
  • Support of Mac OS X 10.12 and 10.11
Fixed:
  • Issues with user list stability
  • Incorrect time zone in "History Viewer" entries
  • Crashes caused by using "History Viewer" search field
  • Asterisk displaying in place of some user names
  • Disk image file look
April 27, 2017 - LogonExpert v7.3 is released.
Added:
  • Full Windows 10 Creators Update (version 1703) support
  • New command line switch ("-setparams") allowing configuration of most LogonExpert settings
  • Proper handling of autologon delay when "Fast Startup" feature is on
Fixed:
  • Issue with console session getting unlocked or re-logged on in some scenarios
  • Issue with standard time/daylight saving time changes and built-in LogonExpert scheduler
  • Issue with remote desktop (Terminal Services) session getting disconnected when "Keep computer logged on" option is enabled
February 15, 2017 - Softros LAN Messenger v8.0.2 is released.
Fixed:
  • Issue with messages containing Emojis sent to MAC version of Softros LAN Messenger
February 13, 2017 - Softros LAN Messenger v8.0.1 is released.
Added:
  • New "Admin.ini" entries
Fixed:
  • Issues with some "Admin.ini" restrictions
Updated:
  • Help file
  • Portuguese (Brazilian) translation
February 6, 2017 - Softros LAN Messenger v8 is released.
Added:
  • Emojis
  • File transfer by dragging and dropping files directly from Microsoft Outlook to Softros LAN Messenger
  • New "Admin.ini" entries
  • New messaging hot keys for "Conversation" window: ENTER to send messages, CTRL+ENTER or SHIFT+ENTER to go to next line
Improved:
  • Behavior of unattended remote desktop administration (Softros LAN Messenger now by default asks for domain or local administrator credentials; this option is configurable via "Admin.ini")
Updated:
  • Help file
  • German, French, Spanish, Dutch, Italian, Polish, Turkish translations
September 12, 2016 - Softros LAN Messenger v7.3.4 is released.
Fixed:
  • Issue with retrieving log file in History Viewer
August 2, 2016 - Softros LAN Messenger v7.3.3 is released.
Fixed:
  • Issue with playing sounds on some systems
July 27, 2016 - Softros LAN Messenger v7.3.2 is released.
Fixed:
  • Issue with remote administration authorization on some systems
July 21, 2016 - Softros LAN Messenger v7.3.1 is released.
Added:
  • 10 customizable quick messages for standard conversations
  • Colored user names in multi-user conversations
July 1, 2016 - Softros LAN Messenger v7.3 is released.
Added:
  • Unattended Remote Desktop administration by user with administrative rights on local computer or on domain
  • "Admin.ini" entries restricting access to Remote Assistance and Remote Desktop Administration functionality
  • "Admin.ini" entries disabling multi-user group conversations
  • Copying text from "Conversation" window to clipboard using CTRL+INS
  • Computer name in user information tooltip
Fixed:
  • Issue with long initialization of remote assistance host on Windows 7
  • Issue with "Admin.ini" restrictions applied to users located in multiple groups
  • Issue with Softros LAN Messenger's appearance from system tray when double-clicking its tray icon
  • Issue with appearance of user information tooltip
  • Issue with drag-and-dropping files to "Conversation" window
  • Issue with deleting user groups when "Hide offline users" option is enabled
Updated:
  • Help file
  • German, Greek, Hungarian, Macedonian, Portuguese (Brazilian) translations
April 25, 2016 - Softros LAN Messenger for Android now available.
We are happy to announce the release of the first version of Softros LAN Messenger for Android. It currently comes with individual and multi-user messaging only, with file transfer being in the works. The Android version is free now, but we strongly recommend updating to the latest Windows version (7.2 and newer) for full compatibility.
April 15, 2016 - Network Time System v2.3.4 is released.
SERVER APPLICATION
Added:
  • COM port speed selection when NMEA 0183 time source is used
  • Handling of NTP port 123 that is already in use by stopping Windows Time (w32time) service
April 5, 2016 - Softros LAN Messenger v7.2 is released.
Added:
  • UNC paths are now highlighted and clickable in conversations
  • Sender information ("From") for printed conversations
Fixed:
  • "Access Violation" errors when using Softros LAN Messenger remotely via VNC on multi-monitor computers
  • Issue with quotation marks in "About" field in "User Info"
  • "Remote Assistance" button erroneously enabled for group conversations
  • Issue with starting group conversation from group's context menu
  • Issue with automatic restart of Softros LAN Messenger after double-clicking license file
  • Issue with log file parsing in "History Viewer"
  • Issue with copying text from "Conversation" window in remote session to local session
  • Blank blue window when Softros LAN Messenger is running as RemoteApp on Windows Server 2008 R2
Updated:
  • Help file
  • French translation
March 31, 2016 - LogonExpert v7.1.3 is released.
Fixed:
  • Issue with all types of logon on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2008 without KB2533623 update installed.
February 2, 2016 - LogonExpert v7.1.2 is released.
Fixed:
  • Automatic logon to Windows 8/10 systems where there is user without password
January 20, 2016 - Softros LAN Messenger v7.1.1 is released.
Fixed:
  • Issue with hiding/showing toolbars in main window
  • Issue with importing user groups exported in old versions of Softros LAN Messenger
December 4, 2015 - LogonExpert v7.1.1 is released.
Fixed:
  • Issue with unlocking via command line utility on Windows configurations with Ctrl+Alt+Del request disabled
  • Issue with bypassing legal notice on Windows configurations with Ctrl+Alt+Del request disabled
  • Issue with logging on via command line utility without initial configuration
December 2, 2015 - Network Time System v2.3.2 is released.
SERVER APPLICATION
Fixed:
  • Issue with busy or unavailable COM port with NMEA 0183 GPS receiver used as time source
  • Issue with high CPU load with GPS receiver used as time source
November 20, 2015 - LogonExpert v7.1 is released.
Added: Fixed:
  • Issue with logging on user with ":" in their password via command line utility
  • Issue with unlocking disconnected user session via command line utility
November 11, 2015 - LogonExpert v7.0.2 is released.
Fixed:
  • Issue with bypassing logon banner
October 30, 2015 - LogonExpert v7.0.1 is released.
Fixed:
  • Issue with computer wake-up on Windows 10
October 27, 2015 - Network Time System v2.3.1 is released.
SERVER APPLICATION
Extended:
  • Option to apply/not apply time from external source based on time correction value
Improved:
  • Correction value based synchronization algorithm
October 22, 2015 - LogonExpert v7.0 is released.
Added:
  • Full Windows 10 support
September 30, 2015 - Softros LAN Messenger v7.1 is released.
Added:
  • Button to show/hide toolbars in main window
  • Background coloring in conversations, multi-user chats and "History Viewer"
  • Full Windows 10 support
Improved:
  • Interfaces of user list and "History Viewer"
Fixed:
  • Issue with line folding in encrypted history logs
  • Issue with showing messages that contain URLs and any Unicode symbols in conversations and "History Viewer"
  • Compatibility issue between Windows and Android versions of Softros LAN Messenger
  • "Access violation" errors appearing when no network interfaces are available
September 8, 2015 - Network Time System v2.3 is released.
SERVER APPLICATION
Added:
  • Option to apply/not apply time from external source based on time correction value
August 12, 2015 - Softros LAN Messenger v7.0.3 is released.
Fixed:
  • Issue with local user getting moved to group "General" every time Softros LAN Messenger is restarted
  • Issue with requesting "read" permissions for writing log files; instances of Softros LAN Messenger set to save log files to server's shared folder with "write only" permissions are affected
August 4, 2015 - Softros LAN Messenger v7.0.2 is released.
Fixed:
  • Rare issue with user duplicates in the list
July 28, 2015 - Softros LAN Messenger v7.0.1 is released.
Fixed:
  • Issue with offline users showing up on startup with "Hide Offline Users" option enabled
July 22, 2015 - Softros LAN Messenger v7.0 is released.
Added:
  • Desktop sharing for remote assistance
  • Ability to have users in multiple groups at once
Fixed:
  • Issue with Windows Firewall on Windows XP
  • Issue with History Viewer when displaying large conversation logs
July 16, 2015 - LogonExpert v6.4 is released.
Fixed:
  • Logon issue caused by Adobe Reader update
June 19, 2015 - Softros LAN Messenger for MAC v2.0 released.
Fixed:
  • Issue with self status icon (no icon at all), in some rare cases
  • Users appearing in list without names, in some rare cases
  • Text hotkeys (Command+C, Command+V) not working
  • Clicking users in "Invite" dialog or broadcast message window causing application to malfunction
  • Incorrect height of "User Information" window
  • Rare cases of accidental group renaming 
  • Clicking user in list not moving focus to "Conversation" window with this user (if it had already been opened)
  • Some buttons in "Conversation" window not disabled which led to application errors
  • Erroneous counting of trial time
  • User name character restrictions to comply with limitations of Windows version of Softros LAN Messenger
  • Selecting multiple users (to move from group to group) by holding "Shift" or "Command" key and clicking each user one by one
Added:
  • "Open at login" option now enabled by default on first start
  • POSIX permissions getting copied with files during transfer from Mac to Mac
  • Most windows keeping their position and size
  • State of groups (expanded/collapsed) kept between restarts
  • Pinable tooltip with user information
  • User list window snapping to screen edge
  • Dock menu
  • System-wide keyboard shortcut to bring application to foreground
  • Animation of "Settings" panel
  • Back compatibility lowered to OS X 10.7
  • Users staying offline longer than a month getting removed from user list
  • Confirmation dialogs for when you remove user or group
Improved:
  • Look of installation disk image
  • Application menu now allows manipulation of groups and users and work with text
  • Look of menu bar icon now complies with Apple recommendations
  • Animation of "Conversation" window
Changed:
  • Behavior of users and groups now identical to Windows version of Softros LAN Messenger (except for ability to rename "General" group)
June 2, 2015 - LogonExpert v6.3.9 is released.
Fixed:
  • Canceling logon with Shift key not working since version 6.3.8
  • Legal Notice not getting bypassed in some rare cases
April 17, 2015 - LogonExpert v6.3.8 is released.
Improved:
  • Detection of cloned Windows or pre-configured LogonExpert instances and settings
Fixed:
  • Issue with sequence of scheduled tasks that made computer unwakeable by logon task with wake-up option enabled
  • Issue with sequence of scheduled tasks that forced user account to re-log on after logoff task was executed
  • Issue with autologon on multi-monitor computers running Windows 8.1
  • Issue with RDP session getting disconnected when attempting to remote into computer that had been manually woken up
  • Minor GUI issues
March 23, 2015 - Softros LAN Messenger for MAC

Following an extended period of thorough development and testing, we are proud to present a Mac version of Softros LAN Messenger. The signature interface and primary functionality of our flagship product for Windows have now been implemented in the version for Mac.

Written entirely from scratch, this native Mac application is easy-to-use, reliable, and fully compatible with its Windows counterpart.

Minimum system requirement: OS X Mavericks (version 10.9).

March 23, 2015 - Softros LAN Messenger v6.4.1 is released.
Fixed:
  • Issue with user status (online and offline) displayed in "Conversation" window
January 13, 2015 - Softros LAN Messenger v6.4 is released.
Added:
  • Spell checker for private and broadcast messaging (English, German, Spanish, Dutch, Italian and French)
Improved:
  • User interface
November 21, 2014 - Softros LAN Messenger v6.3.6 is released.
Fixed:
  • Issue with user groups export
November 21, 2014 - Softros Terminal Service Add-on is updated (v3.6.1).
Fixed:
  • Issue with starting system service while Softros LAN Messenger is running.
October 31, 2014 - Softros LAN Messenger v6.3.5 is released.
Improved:
  • Application performance
October 31, 2014 - Softros Terminal Service Add-on is updated (v3.6).
Improved:
  • System service performance
October 27, 2014 - Softros LAN Messenger v6.3.4 is released.
Improved:
  • User group file format
  • Application performance
October 15, 2014 - Softros LAN Messenger v6.3.3 is released.
Added:
  • AES-256 encrypted message history logs
Fixed:
  • Database issue when updating Softros LAN Messenger
September 22, 2014 - Network Time System v2.2 is released.
SERVER APPLICATION
Added:
  • NMEA 0183 GPS receivers as time sources (via COM/USB/Bluetooth ports, TCP/IP,UDP multicasting)
  • Option to not sync clients if server itself is not yet synced
Updated:
  • NTSv2 protocol
CLIENT APPLICATION
Updated:
  • NTSv2 protocol
September 19, 2014 - Softros LAN Messenger v6.3.2 is released.
Improved:
  • Communication with domain controller's Active Directory
  • Handling of users with identical SIDs (cloned Windows)
  • Algorithms of user group loading and caching
Fixed:
  • Preview icon in drag and drop file transfer
  • Display of "History Viewer" search results
September 12, 2014 - Softros LAN Messenger v6.3.1 is released.
Added:
  • UTF-8 for log files
Fixed:
  • Crashes on user list refresh
September 8, 2014 - Softros LAN Messenger v6.3 is released.
Added:
  • Support of further non-Windows versions including Mac OS, Android, iOS and more (Mac OS and Android versions coming very soon; just leave your email on the left to get notified)
  • New "Admin.ini" entries enabling and disabling file transfer by user group
  • Links to received files now show up in "History Viewer" for convenient and fast access
  • Subfolder option for received files (useful if you store all received files on shared server folder network-wide)
Fixed:
  • User name missing from "Conversation" window if message was sent offline by user not on your list
  • Multi-user conversation GUI issue
  • GUI issue with "Send broadcast message" feature if Windows is set to scale UI to 200%
Improved:
  • Handling user group database and preventing its corruption
  • Drag and drop file transfer now shows picture of dragged items, scrolls up and down long user list and expands collapsed user groups when you drag files or folders onto them
Updated:
  • Czech translation
September 8, 2014 - Softros Terminal Service Add-on is updated (v3.5).
Improved:
  • Support of further non-Windows versions including Mac OS, Android, iOS and more
May 18, 2014 - Softros LAN Messenger v6.2.1 is released.
Added:
  • Handling of attempts to install corrupted license file
Fixed:
  • Minor GUI bugs
April 18, 2014 - Softros LAN Messenger v6.2 is released.
Added:
  • While updating, .MSI installer now automatically uninstalls old .EXE version installed before and vice versa
Fixed:
  • Issue with text copied from Windows PowerShell console and pasted to "Conversation" window
  • Issue with "Send Files" button being accessible in "Conversation" window with "Admin.ini" restriction set to block file transfer
  • Expired trial period related crashes
April 11, 2014 - Softros LAN Messenger v6.1.2 is released.
Fixed:
  • Issue with automatically switching to "Away" mode after specified period of time
  • Issue with copying/pasting Unicode text from/to "Conversation" and "History Viewer" windows
March 26, 2014 - Network Time System v2.1.2 is released.
SERVER APPLICATION Updated:
  • Default time server address
March 21, 2014 - Softros LAN Messenger v6.1 is released.
Added:
  • Option to set up periodic sound alerts for incoming messages
Fixed:
  • "User Info" taskbar icon issue
  • Rare user list sorting issue
  • Issue with selecting "Received Files" folder
  • Minor issue with positioning of user context menu
Updated:
  • Help file
March 21, 2014 - Softros Terminal Service Add-on is updated (v3.4).
Improved:
  • User list performance on terminal server connections
March 12, 2014 - Softros LAN Messenger v6.0 is released.
Added:
  • "Group Conversation" option in group context menu
  • User list context menu with some frequently used features
  • Offline time information in "User Info" dialog box and user name hint
  • Option to keep Softros LAN Messenger button on taskbar when list is minimized
  • Option to change user status from taskbar button
  • Small overlapping icon in taskbar button showing user status
  • Option to rename user groups by pressing F2 or double-clicking with delay between clicks
  • Option to delete user groups/offline users by pressing DELETE
  • Option to keep keyboard focus in "Conversation" window when messages are set to come up in foreground
Fixed:
  • Issue where user and group are identically named
  • Issue with selecting "Logs" folder
  • Issue with selecting "Received Files" folder
  • Minor "Settings" dialog box interface issues
  • Unwanted text getting selected when dragging and dropping files on "Conversation" window
  • Issue with double-clicking user names in group conversation
  • Several issues with adding more users to group conversation
Improved:
  • "Admin.ini" restrictions dealing with disabling tabs in "Settings" dialog box
  • Processing (receiving, storing and forwarding) offline messages
March 7, 2014 - LogonExpert v6.3.5 is released.
Added:
  • Official Windows Server 2012 R2 support
Improved:
  • Handling of logon errors (on Windows Vista and later)
January 31, 2014 - Softros LAN Messenger v5.2.1 is released.
Updated:
January 24, 2014 - Softros LAN Messenger v5.2 is released.
Fixed:
  • Issue with handling large quantity of network adapters installed in Windows
January 24, 2014 - Softros Terminal Service Add-on is updated (v3.3).
Fixed:
  • Issue with processing TS user connections on some terminal server configurations
January 17, 2014 - LogonExpert v6.3.4 is released.
Fixed:
  • Issue with LogonExpert behavior on terminal server with "Keep computer logged on" option enabled
January 13, 2014 - Softros LAN Messenger v5.1.4 is released.
Improved:
  • Speed of displaying messages in "History Viewer"
January 10, 2014 - LogonExpert v6.3.3 is released.
Fixed:
  • Issue with "Fast Startup" feature (on Windows 8 and 8.1)
January 9, 2014 - Network Time System v2.1.1 is released.
SERVER APPLICATION Fixed:
  • System service memory leak
November 29, 2013 - Holiday Season Savings

Six days only! Now through December 4th, take an extra 20% off your purchase of Softros LAN Messenger licenses. Plus lock in the savings forever if you select lifetime maintenance. The promotion is valid with the "Buy 5 Get 1" offer.

The 20% discount is also good toward Network Time System and LogonExpert and this sale ends January 3rd.

November 21, 2013 - Network Time System v2.1 is released.
SERVER APPLICATION Added:
  • Ability to enable and disable specified protocols hosted by SERVER APPLICATION
  • "Number of failed connections" counter on "External Time Sources" tab
  • Advanced logging settings
  • Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 support
Improved:
  • Server statistics panel
CLIENT APPLICATION Added:
  • "Number of failed connections" counter on "Time Client" tab
  • Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 support
Improved:
  • Performance of CLIENT APPLICATION
Fixed:
  • Minor bugs
November 5, 2013 - LogonExpert v6.3.1 is released.
Added:
  • Windows 8.1/Server 2012 R2 compatibility
Fixed:
  • Issue with start of LogonExpert Service on Windows boot
  • Rare autologon issue (on Windows 8.1)
  • Rare autologon issue (on Windows Server 2008 R2 with Legal Notice disabled)
Improved:
  • Handling of license count over network
September 26, 2013 - Softros LAN Messenger v5.1.3 is released.
Fixed:
  • DataBase Access Violation and 20202 error
September 16, 2013 - Softros LAN Messenger v5.1.2 is released.
Added:
  • Windows 8.1/Server 2012 R2 support
Fixed:
  • "Conversation" window occasionally getting inaccessible after clicking "Invite" button
  • "Access Violation" error appearing when sending broadcast messages
September 4, 2013 - LogonExpert v6.2.4 is released.
Fixed:
  • Handling of RDP session connecting and disconnecting
Improved:
  • Handling of user accounts with no password on Windows 8
August 16, 2013 - Softros LAN Messenger v5.1.1 is released.
Fixed:
  • Very rare clipboard issue when copying and pasting text in "Conversation" window
  • Incorrect handling of old offline users with user group import from external file enabled
August 6, 2013 - LogonExpert v6.2.2 is released.
Fixed:
  • User unlocking issue (command line tool)
  • Minor GUI bugs
July 31, 2013 - Softros LAN Messenger v5.1 is released.
Added:
  • UTF-8 for broadcast messages
  • Date and time timestamp in "Conversation" window for messages from previous day
Fixed:
  • Two Softros LAN Messenger taskbar buttons appearing on some Windows 8 configurations
  • Error while transferring zero byte files
  • Incorrect positioning of "User Information" mouseover pop-up on dual and triple monitor configurations (different issue)
  • "Admin.ini" getting overwritten on updating Softros LAN Messenger
  • UTF-8 encoding issues
  • Incorrect positioning of "Conversation" and "Main" windows on dual and triple monitor configurations
July 15, 2013 - LogonExpert v6.2 is released.
Added:
  • Command line-based multi-user logon
  • Executing scheduled logon/logoff tasks with autologon on startup being either enabled or disabled
Improved:
  • LogonExpert Administrator interface
  • Post-wakeup auto-unlock handling
Updated:
  • User manual (help file)
Fixed:
  • User switch treated as computer lock
  • Minor bugs
June 26, 2013 - Softros LAN Messenger v5.0.4 is released.
Fixed:
  • "Get User Information" button occasionally not working in "Conversation" window
  • Closing "Conversation" window with ESC button sporadically causing Softros LAN Messenger to crash
  • Incorrect incoming files folder naming
  • Incorrect TAB button behavior when typing message in "Conversation" window
  • Incorrect taskbar button behavior when restoring/minimizing Softros LAN Messenger
  • Crashes on incoming/outgoing message logging on some configurations
  • Text scrolling issue in "Conversation" window
  • Incorrect positioning of "User Information" mouse over pop-up on dual and triple monitor configurations
Updated:
  • Brazilian Portuguese, German and Indonesian translations
June 13, 2013 - Softros LAN Messenger v5.0.3 is released.
Added:
  • "Print selected" option in "History Viewer"
Fixed:
  • "User is typing..." bar overlaying messages in "Conversation" window
  • Terminal Service Engine connection issues
  • Minor GUI bugs
Updated:
  • Turkish and Hungarian translations
May 30, 2013 - LogonExpert v6.1.2 is released.
Fixed:
  • Intercommunication Error #2 appearing with Windows sessions being changed very often (on Windows Vista and later)
  • Occasional system blocks with black screen (on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012)
  • Logon/unlock command line switches not working with autologon disabled in LogonExpert Administrator
  • Domain name getting reset when saving settings on some configurations
May 27, 2013 - Softros LAN Messenger v5.0.2 is released.
Added:
  • "Conversation" window popping up without taking cursor focus from current active application (for "Set incoming messages foreground" option)
Fixed:
  • "Task Dialog" errors with Windows themes turned off (on Windows Vista and later)
  • Long user status string appearing incorrectly in "Conversation" window
  • File transfer interface (fixes dealing with "Cancel" button and taskbar progress bar)
  • File transfer session crashing if transferred file is deleted/moved
  • Highlighting of intranet hyperlinks in "Conversation" window
Improved:
  • Handling of canceled file transfer session on sender's side
  • No more limitation on size of transferred files
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May 16, 2013 - Softros LAN Messenger v5.0 is released.
Added:
  • Ability to transfer folders of any nesting complexity
  • Drag and drop type file/folder transfer (to both user list and Conversation window)
  • New file transfer interface
  • New History Viewer engine and look
  • Search option in History Viewer
  • UTF-8 based message transfer (now supporting all possible languages)
  • New TCP/IP based user list maintenance algorithm
  • Ability to retrieve user information for offline users
  • Three conversation emoticons ( :), :( and :| )
Fixed:
  • Issue with printing messages from Conversation and History Viewer windows
  • Issue with active window losing focus when incoming message arrives
  • Incorrect Windows version information in User Info dialog box (Windows 7/Server 2008/8/Server 2012)
Improved:
  • CPU consumption on Terminal Server (decreased by up to 10-20 times)
  • File transfer speed (increased by up to 10 times)
  • Text logging engine
March 1, 2013 - Network Time System v2.0.1 is released.
CLIENT APPLICATION Fixed:
  • "Licensing" tab interface
  • Incorrect handling of UDP broadcasts
February 22, 2013 - LogonExpert v6.1.1 is released.
Add:
  • Unlocking previously locked computer with scheduled logon task
February 18, 2013 - Network Time System v2.0 is released.
SERVER APPLICATION Added:
  • Support of all versions of Windows (from 2000 to Server 2012)
  • 32 and 64-bit editions
  • NTP/SNTP protocol hosting
  • Responses in UTC or local time
  • Custom offset from hosted time
  • Licensing manager
  • Administrative restrictions for connected NTS Clients
  • Terminal Services environment compatibility
  • Group Policy deployment capabilities (with .MSI installer)
Updated:
  • NTS time protocol (NTSv2)
Improved:
  • Server statistics panel
CLIENT APPLICATION Added:
  • Support of all versions of Windows (from 2000 to Server 2012)
  • 32 and 64-bit editions
  • NTP/SNTP protocol hosting
  • Locating NTS Server by resolving "timeserver.nts" host
  • Terminal Services environment compatibility
  • Group Policy deployment capabilities (with .MSI installer)
Updated:
  • NTS time protocol (NTSv2)
Improved:
  • Client statistics panel
February 18, 2013 - Softros LAN Messenger v4.6.1.1 is released.
Improved:
  • IP address limit extended to 10,000
February 6, 2013 - LogonExpert v6.1 is released.
Fixed:
  • Incorrect handling of new RDP connections with autounlock feature enabled
January 28, 2013 - Softros LAN Messenger v4.6.1 is released.
Added:
  • Highlighting one's own user name on user list
Fixed:
  • License deployment issue
  • License location handling issue
January 22, 2013 - LogonExpert v6.0 is released.
Added:
  • Automatic and command line based unlocking functionality
  • Option to bypass Windows 8/Server 2012 Start screen to log on or unlock directly to desktop
Updated:
  • User manual (help file)
Removed:
  • Windows 2000 support
October 29, 2012 - LogonExpert v5.4.2 is released.
Fixed:
  • Issue with bypassing logon banners configured not through Group Policy (on Windows Vista and later)
October 4, 2012 - Softros LAN Messenger v4.6 is released.
Added:
  • User information pop-up on mouse hover
  • Option to continue using newer trial versions with expired maintenance
  • Removal of offline users after 2-month inactivity
Improved:
  • Location of license file changed to common "Application data" (back compatibility with older locations kept)
  • Idling algorithm to switch to "Away" automatically now requires zero system resources
Fixed:
  • Appearance of "Conversation" window on some dual monitor configurations
August 20, 2012 - Softros LAN Messenger v4.5.9.1 is released.
Improved:
  • Extended functions of two "Admin.ini" parameters ("ShowToolbarButton1" and "ShowToolbarButton3")
July 20, 2012 - Softros LAN Messenger v4.5.9 is released.
Added:
  • Handling improperly cloned Windows computers on networks without domain (identical User ID conflict)
Improved:
  • History Viewer speed dramatically increased
Fixed:
  • Access Violation error when closing History Viewer with logs being processed
  • Access Violation error when sending broadcast messages (on some Terminal Server configurations)
  • Turkish translation
July 20, 2012 - Softros Terminal Service Add-on is updated (v3.2).
  • Softros TS Engine stability and performance improved.
June 1, 2012 - Softros LAN Messenger v4.5.8 is released.
Added:
  • New General.ini entry to configure offline message storage period
Fixed:
  • Access Violation errors appearing when hovering over toolbar buttons (under RDP, VNC, TS connections)
April 18, 2012 - Softros LAN Messenger v4.5.7 is released.
Added:
  • New Admin.ini entries allowing administrators to block some toolbar buttons
Fixed:
  • Minor bugs
April 9, 2012 - Best Messenger on About.com
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March 15, 2012 - LogonExpert v5.4.1 is released.
Fixed:
  • Issue with /enable and /disable command line switches.
March 5, 2012 - LogonExpert v5.4 is released.
Added:
  • Windows 8 compatibility.
February 15, 2012 - Softros LAN Messenger v4.5.6 is released.
Fixed:
  • No sound in single message mode when incoming messages arrive
Improved:
  • Load speed of huge users lists (1,000+ users)
February 6, 2012 - LogonExpert v5.3.4 is released.
Fixed:
  • Windows 2000 automatic re-logon issue.
December 9, 2011 - LogonExpert v5.3.3 is released.
Fixed:
  • Memory leak occurring on Windows Vista and later with "Lock computer after logon" option enabled and no delay set.
November 4, 2011 - Softros LAN Messenger v4.5.5 is released.
Updated:
  • Turkish translation
Fixed:
  • Wrong user UID handling
September 8, 2011 - LogonExpert v5.3.2 is released.
Fixed:
  • Ctrl-Alt-Del emulation issue on some Windows 7 based tablet PCs and laptops.
  • Autologon issue on some fast Windows Vista PCs
July 19, 2011 - LogonExpert v5.3.1 is released.
Fixed:
  • Problem with scheduled autologon after waking up from scheduled post-logoff sleep.
July 1, 2011 - LogonExpert v5.3 is released.
Added:
  • Option to put computer into sleep mode for logoff tasks
Updated:
  • User manual (help file)
Improved:
  • Autologon process on Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003
  • Performance on saving multiple scheduled tasks
Fixed:
  • Issue with re-logon after remotely initiated logoff
  • Issue with user privileges elevation on Windows Vista and higher
  • Problem with running /setcredentials command with space separated parameters
June 3, 2011 - Softros LAN Messenger v4.5.4 is released.
Fixed:
  • "Settings" window interface
Fixed:
  • Different double-click type license installation issue
May 11, 2011 - Softros LAN Messenger v4.5.3 is released.
Fixed:
  • Issue with long user group names
  • Issue with expanding individual groups when sending broadcast messages
  • Double-click type license installation issue
  • Minor bugs
April 7, 2011 - LogonExpert v5.2 is released.
Added:
  • Re-logon after user-initiated logoff
Updated:
  • User manual (help file)
February 24, 2011 - Softros LAN Messenger v4.5.2 is released.
Added:
  • Offline status and additional terminal session information in "User Info" window
  • Ability to restrict broadcast messaging in "Admin.ini" file
  • Double-click type installation of license file
  • Swedish translation
Improved:
  • Appearance of user status lines in "Conversation" window
  • "Settings" window interface
  • Greek and Spanish translations
Fixed:
  • User list horizontal scrolling issue
  • Exported groups file locking issue
  • Time stamp missing in "History Viewer" on large DPIs
December 20, 2010 - Softros LAN Messenger v4.5.1 is released.
Improved:
  • "Settings" dialog box interface
Fixed:
  • Expired maintenance period related crashes
  • Issue with single message crashes
  • Crashes on user list refresh
November 16, 2010 - Softros LAN Messenger v4.5 is released.
Added:
  • Active Directory integration (UID and user's full name)
  • Computer sleep/wake-up handling
  • Detailed information on version of Windows and terminal client connection in "User Info" window
  • Greek, Indonesian and Macedonian translations
  • Online/offline status icon changes in "Conversation" window
  • New format of license keys
  • Dedicated sound for incoming broadcast messages
Improved:
  • User list performance on VPN LAN-to-LAN connections
  • Virtualization on Windows Vista/7 is now disabled
Fixed:
  • Protection system related crashes
  • DEP related crashes
  • Freezes on exit /user logoff
  • Reception of outdated offline messages
  • Status changes sporadically not showing in user list
  • Crashes when importing broken group files
July 20, 2009 - Softros LAN Messenger v4.4.2 is released.
Added:
  • Polish translation
Improved:
  • User list building when sending broadcast messages
  • Performance on multiple subnets
Fixed:
  • DataBase Access Violation (new issue)
  • Incoming offline messages logging
May 15, 2009 - Softros LAN Messenger v4.4.1 is released.
Added:
  • New Admin.ini restrictions
  • Spanish translation
Improved:
  • Italian translation
Fixed:
  • A few access violation errors
April 21, 2009 - Softros LAN Messenger v4.4.0.2 is released.
Added:
  • Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian translations
Fixed:
  • Outgoing messages logging
April 1, 2009 - Softros LAN Messenger v4.4 is released.
Added:
  • Dutch, German, Italian, Portuguese (Brazilian) and Turkish translations
Updated:
  • Users Database Engine
Fixed:
  • Duplicate offline messages (new issues)
  • Wrong sender's name displayed with received offline messages
  • Error when attempting to exit Softros LAN Messenger with several conversation windows opened
  • History Viewer RPC error 1722
Improved:
  • Corrupt database files handling
  • User profile folder detection scheme
  • Broadcast messaging performance
  • Memory usage reduced by 50% for each Terminal Services instance of Softros LAN Messenger
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November 24, 2008 - Softros LAN Messenger v4.3.1 is released.
Added:
  • Czech, Danish, Finnish and Malay translations
Updated:
  • French and Hungarian translations
Fixed:
  • Ability to exchange messages with other users in multi-user conversation mode regardless of restrictions set in Admin.ini
  • A few minor bugs
August 20, 2008 - Softros LAN Messenger v4.3 is released.
Fixed:
  • Database Engine issues on some Windows Vista PC's
  • Duplicate offline messages
  • User renaming bug
  • A lot of minor bugs
May 27, 2008 - Softros LAN Messenger v4.2 is released.
Added:
  • Built-in feature to import/export user groups
Fixed:
  • Offline (logged off) users showing up as online users on others user lists in cases of multiple logons/logoffs on one and the same computer
  • Incoming offline messages always appearing as broadcast messages (in single messaging mode)
  • Typing notification bug
  • Multi-user conversation log files missing some entries
  • Context menu bug (in single messaging mode)
Improved:
  • Some interface elements
April 29, 2008 - Softros LAN Messenger v4.1 is released.
Fixed:
  • Random crash a while after start
  • User quantity excess bug
April 15, 2008 - Softros LAN Messenger v4.0.6 is released.
Fixed:
  • DataBase Engine error
  • Incoming broadcast messages containing an asterisk (in single messaging mode)
March 28, 2008 - Softros Terminal Service Add-on is updated (v3.1).
  • Softros TS Engine was unable to start itself automatically after installation and register in Windows Firewall -- was fixed. Recommended update if you use Softros TS Engine on Windows Vista or Server 2008.
March 25, 2008 - Network Time System v1.8.1 is released.
  • Network Time System (Server) writes notifications and errors to Windows Event Logger.
March 17, 2008 - Softros LAN Messenger v4.0 is released.
Added:
  • Offline messaging
  • Typing notification
  • User profile folder access checking
  • Options for playing sounds on incoming messages (anytime/if conversation window set background)
Fixed:
  • 'Clear conversation' function not working properly
  • Conversation window not appearing on desktop randomly
  • Message remaining randomly in 'Message text' area if sent using Ctrl+Enter
  • Language change delay bug
Improved:
  • User list refresh algorithm
Please note:
  • Softros LAN Messenger v4.0 is not compatible with its previous versions
  • If you plan to use Softros LAN Messenger v4.0 together with Softros TS Engine please also update your Softros TS Engine to version 3.0
November 1, 2007 - Network Time System v1.8 is released.
  • Network Time Server broadcasting never worked if you set it to: send time broadcast "every day" at specified time -- now fixed.
May 7, 2007 - Network Time System v1.7 is released.
  • If NTS Server Administrator application launched and you restart the server machine, NTS Server Administrator application is crashing - fixed.
  • NTS Server statistics saving bug is fixed.
  • Several minor bugs are fixed.
May 1, 2007 - Softros LAN Messenger v3.8.3 is released.
  • Current date showing in conversation date-time stamp now can be enabled.
  • Now you can enable or disable Softros LAN Messenger to go "Away mode" on screensaver running.
  • Minor bugs with dual monitor computers are fixed.
March 20, 2007 - Network Time System v1.6 is released.
Server:
  • Administrative application now properly works under Microsoft/Citrix Terminal Services environment.
  • Server service saves itself statistics for ever, until you clear it.
  • By default Server service hides its own icon from system tray, to access the Server service's properties you may use NTS Server Administrator application.
  • Several minor bugs are fixed.
Client:
  • Now you can configure Client program for number of retries to sync with server.
  • Client program's bug is, crashing on Windows reboot is fixed.
March 9, 2007 - Softros LAN Messenger v3.8.2 is released.
Settings (General.ini and Network.cfg) deployment feature was added.
March 2, 2007 - Softros LAN Messenger v3.8.1 is released.
  • Greatly optimized for use with Softros TS Engine, reduces Softros TS Engine load and bandwidth usage by 50%.
  • Conversation and history viewer time stamp now is in local date\time format.
January 16, 2007 - Softros LAN Messenger v3.8 is released.
  • Multiple users conversation is supported now.
  • New administration function was added: you can forbid user to close Softros LAN Messenger.
  • License file distribution function was added.
December 22, 2006 - Softros LAN Messenger v3.7.7 is released.
Now Softros LAN Messenger is fully compatible with Windows Vista/2008.
December 6, 2006 - Softros Terminal Service Add-on is updated (v1.2.7).
  • Now Softros TS Engine added itself to Windows Firewall exceptions list.
  • On the first installation, Softros TS Engine now can automaticaly closes Softros LAN Messenger if it listens for 19771 UDP port.
December 6, 2006 - Softros LAN Messenger v3.7.6 is released.
  • Conversation window now automatically retrieves actual user's state and shows its state message.
  • Print current conversation feature is added.
  • Short-cut for bringing Softros LAN Messenger from tray icon to desktop is added.
  • Conversation settings button is added.
  • Softros LAN messenger now properly handle dynamic IP expiration period to prevent "IPs mess" after DHCP server leases a new IP for your computer.
  • A lot of minor bugs are fixed.
November 5, 2006 - Softros LAN Messenger v3.7.5 is released.
  • Auto-away mode is added. Now Messenger will automatically switches to AWAY mode by user idle time or screen saver running.
  • Custom "I`m away" and "I`m Busy" messages customizing is added.
  • Personal and System user information is extended.
  • Some user interface elements are improved.
  • New plugged-in network interfaces and IP address changing (by DHCP server) detection algorithm is added.
  • Network settings are extended.
  • Minor bugs with Conversation windows and personal messages delivery are fixed.
October 7, 2006 - Softros Terminal Service Add-on is updated (v1.2.6).
Stability was dramatically improved. Recommended to update your previous version to this one.
October 7, 2006 - Softros LAN Messenger v3.7.4 is released.
  • Advanced connectivity settings are added.
    Now you can set the single IP/Broadcast address, Subnet/Netmask and IP ranges for UDP broadcasting users list collecting.
  • Norwegian language was added.
September 12, 2006 - Softros LAN Messenger v3.7.3 is released.
  • Licenses quantity exceeding bug was fixed.
  • Now launched second instance of Softros LAN Messenger brings first instance of it to desktop.
  • Swedish language was added.
September 8, 2006 - Network Time System v1.5 is released.
  • Now you can remotely (through NTS Server application setting) force NTS client application to hide itself from user to make it inaccessible for configuring by user
  • Now NTS properly recogonize the unlimited type of licenses.
  • NTS Server application stability is improved under Windows 2003 SP1
  • NTS Client application tray icon disappearing bug is fixed.
July 27, 2006 - Softros LAN Messenger v3.7 is released.
  • Terminal Services Support.
    This version supports Microsoft/Citrix Terminal Services and launching on Windows XP machines where more than one user is logged on simultaneously (Fast User Switching Feature in Windows XP.)
    Learn more at https://messenger.softros.com/terminal-service.html
  • This version reports about conversation message delivery errors even if conversation window is closed.
  • Bulgarian languige is added.
May 31, 2006 - Softros LAN Messenger v3.6.5.2 is released.
  • Bug with selecting all users from the list when you are going to send the broadcast messages is fixed.
May 22, 2006 - Softros LAN Messenger v3.6.5 is released.
  • Conversation windows now keep its possition in general.ini for each user you contact.
April 21, 2006 - Softros LAN Messenger v3.6.4 is released.
March 10, 2006 - Softros LAN Messenger v3.6.3 is released.
  • There are some problems in the previos version of Softros LAN Messenger with user list collecting if it is running on Windows 95/98 or ME. From time to time users disappear from the user list, and only restart of Softros LAN Messenger helps. Now fixed
  • German language is added.
February 21, 2006 - Softros LAN Messenger v3.6.2 is released.
  • In the previous version, Softros LAN Messenger crashes on the some machines with Windows XP Service Pack 2 if you are running it under user limited account. Now fixed.
  • Spanish and Serbian languages are added.
January 16, 2006 - Softros LAN Messenger v3.6 is released.

Key features added to v3.6:

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