Windscribe versions

Blocks unwanted access to personal data online
2.6
Mar 13, 2024
1.8
Oct 20, 2017
Review
1.7
May 5, 2017
Editorial review
rating
1.6
Nov 23, 2016
Editorial review
rating
1.5
Apr 27, 2016
Review

What's new

v1.8 [Oct 20, 2017]
- LAN proxy gateway.
- Secure Hotspot (Experimental).
- Variable location drawer height.
- Auto login after signup.
- Ability to choose NDIS5 TAP driver.
- Upgrade to OpenVPN 2.4.x with 2.3.x fallback.
- Service notifications.
- Show Pro data-centers to free users.
- Location latency tool-tips added to signal bars.
Fixed bugs
- Always on firewall not working on OS boot on some machines.
- Application crashes after connection attempts are exceeded with “minimize to tray” option checked.
- Application freeze with firewall ON requires reboot.
- API calls not made if app starts with no Internet connectivity.
- Custom installation now allows for non-standard install path.
- Auto-enable disabled TAP adapter.
- 100% CPU when app starts with no Internet connectivity.
- Don’t try UDP protocol if system proxy is configured.
- Constant application window size on variable DPI screens.
- Login form DPI bug.
- On multi-screen computers, tool-tips show on primary monitor.
Other Changes
- Leave firewall ON if ran out of free bandwidth to prevent IP leak.
- Increase reconnect timeout from 5 min to 1 hour.
- Server list source changed.
- Moved server location update process to separate thread.
- Only do ping tests while disconnected.
- Update available UI change.
- Output installed anti-virus software into debug log for troubleshooting.
- Open survey on application uninstall.
- Installer command line arg support.
- Black and white top bar icon on MacOS.
- Ping nodes in batches instead of all at the same time.
- Allow for verbose OpenVPN logging via Advanced Parameters screen.
- When beta channel is selected, check for updates right away.

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