Release notes

Version 8.70.0
Available via the Beta update channel:
  • A new stronger blur value is now available in the blur surroundings list on the browser app.
  • We fixed an issue with sharing the tooltips of some applications.
  • Improved performance, usability, and stability.
Version 8.69.2
  • We fixed an issue which sometimes caused media shares from browser app users to fail to start.
  • The transcription settings for moderators are no longer shown in breakout groups.
  • We fixed an issue where the participants count indicator was not visible to users coming from the waiting room.
Version 8.69.1
  • The Ukrainian language is now available for live transcription and translation.
  • Your last used e-mail address is now saved and pre-filled in the login view when your authentication has expired.
  • On the browser app “Blur surroundings” is now available.
  • Improved performance, usability, and stability.
Version 8.68.1
  • Moderators and administrators of a room can now enable the Waiting Room to approve regular participants and spectators individually or as a group before they join the room.
  • On the macOS app you can now share a specific application window by selecting the option ‘Application’ in the media share menu.
  • On macOS alfaview is now available as a native ARM64 app with improved performance on Apple M1 and M2 processors.
  • For external package maintainers there is now an RPM package for Fedora/Red Hat you can download at our download page.
Version 8.67.1
  • We’ve improved the performance, video and screen capture quality for alfaview in supported browsers (Chrome and Edge).
Outlook Add-In published

An Outlook add-in is now available to easily add alfaview meetings to your calendar events.
The add-in can be installed directly via Microsoft AppSource.
More information about installation and usage can be found here.

Version 8.66.1
  • Speaker view
    • Shared screens and second cameras are now supported in the speaker view layout without the need to fall back to the gallery view.
    • You can now customize the size of both the participant row and speaker video to suit your preferences by dragging the splitter bars on the desktop version.
    • Improved, more user-friendly layout.
  • Sharing screens and second cameras
    • We’ve made it easier to pop out shared content.
    • When you were previously the only participant sharing your screen or a second camera, any new content shared by another participant will now be automatically selected for you.
  • Accessibility
    • We’ve improved the legibility of usernames on videos by increasing the contrast.
    • Web client users can now maximize shared content within their browser window.
Version 8.65.0
  • Improved performance, usability, and stability.
Beta update channel template (don't delete): Available via the Beta update channel: