Dear Royal TS User!

Royal TS 5.2.11202 beta is available for testing.

MSI Installer: https://download.royalapplications.com/RoyalTS/RoyalTSInstaller_5.02.11202.0.msi
Zip File: https://download.royalapplications.com/RoyalTS/RoyalTS_5.02.11202.0.zip

To install and run Royal TS using the zip archive:
Extract it to a directory of your choice (do not overwrite an existing installation of Royal TS and make sure you delete all files first of your destination directory!) and start RoyalTS.exe
To speed up application start, run ngen.cmd once in an elevated command prompt.

Caution:
It is strongly recommended to make backup copies of your .rtsx/.rtsz files and also backup the files in %appdata%\code4ward

If you have feedback or want to report bugs, please use the Royal TS Support Portal.

Version 5.2.11202
Release Date: 2019-12-02

Improvements

  • General The sort preference 'Apply to subfolder' is now persisted and restored when Royal TS is restarted.
  • General Dynamic folder script interpreter can now be configured to include additional arguments.
  • General Dynamic folder PowerShell script interpreter can now be configured to skip PowerShell profile loading.
  • General Added a Secure Gateway option to prefer keyboard interactive authentication over password authentication.
  • Terminal (PuTTY) The max. value for scrollback lines is now 2147483647.

Bugfixes

  • General The dynamic folder context menu items were not always updated correctly.
  • General Allow changing the favorite status of objects that are in locked, read-only documents if favorites are store in user specific settings.
  • General Fixed some cross threading issues.
  • Terminal (Rebex) Fixed a crash when text highlighting is configured.
  • Terminal (PuTTY) Fixed an issue where Royal TS would hang when the application is closed while a PuTTY session is still active.

Version 5.1.61114
Release Date: 2019-11-14

Bugfixes

  • General Fixed an issue where a Royal Server object wouldn't appear on the backstage view after it has been created.
  • General Fixed a potential crash when the reconnect command is executed.
  • General Fixed an issue when searching notes in folders.

Version 5.1.61104
Release Date: 2019-11-04

Improvements

  • General New search option 'Perform Fuzzy Searches'
  • General A new Dynamic Folder import dialog (Data -> Import) with easy access to our sample gallery and the ability to open .rdfe files.
  • General Double-clicking the splitter of a tab group will reset all group sizes to the default.
  • General Getting started and News page behavior improved.
  • General Improved auto reconnect with dedicated options to prompt, always or never reconnect.
  • General The selected option in the update notification will be remembered.
  • General Added the Notifications settings page to control which notifications are allowed.
  • General Added an option to the User Interface page to configure the scrollbar style.
  • General Added an option to the Behavior page to configure the tab switcher sort order.
  • General Added the Move to command to the context menu.
  • General Add from template on a folder level will now keep all replacement tokens.
  • General Added the Connect using Template command to the connection tab context menu.
  • General Added a new keyboard shortcut CTRL + SHIFT + H for Duplicate (Ad Hoc) command including deep keyboard hook support.
  • General Improved keyboard navigation (Home and End key) in the tree and grid.
  • General Added keyboard support to show the context menu.
  • General Performance optimization when calculating the password strength.
  • General The password dialog now shows the file name to enter the password for.
  • General Improved the connection tab tooltips to include more information.
  • General Royal TS now uses FIPS compliant encryption algorithms (except for legacy Royal Document import).
  • General Royal Server and Secure Gateway objects can now have replacement tokens in the computer name field.
  • Remote Desktop The commonly used remote actions 'Start' and 'Send Ctrl+Alt+Del' are now back on the Actions ribbon tab.
  • Remote Desktop Option added for RDS farms 'Use Redirection Server Name' under Advanced.
  • Terminal (Rebex) A new plugin setting to tweak the delay of triggers (syntax highlighting).
  • Terminal (PuTTY) Updated PuTTY to version 0.72.
  • Termin (PuTTY) An existing, saved PuTTY session can now be used for PuTTY based connections. Simply provide hostname, port and credentials and an existing PuTTY session.
  • Termin (PuTTY) The setting 'VT100 line drawing even in UTF-8 mode' is now available under 'Advanced -> Translation'.
  • Terminal (PuTTY) Added two plugin options to specify a base registry path and a custom title match to support PuTTY forks, such as KiTTY.
  • Terminal (PuTTY) A new 'Clipboard' section on the Input page (under Advanced).
  • VNC (Integrated) Two engines to chose from: GlavSoft TightVNC and GlavSoft Legacy.
  • Web Page (Chrome) Support for initial zoom factor and action commands for zooming in and out.
  • Web Page (Chrome) Support for specifying the language in the Engine settings page.
  • Web Page (Chrome) Added more context menu items for clipboard operations.
  • Web Page (Chrome) A new option (on the Advanced page) to control whether or not the cache is cleared after closing a connection.
  • File Transfer Encoding can now be configured.
  • TeamViewer A new option to pass on the password encoded to the command line.
  • Team Viewer Added a plugin setting to immediately close the tab after team viewer has been started.

Bugfixes

  • General Fixed a performance issue when a property dialog has been canceled.
  • General Fixed some crashes related to specific property pages.
  • General Fixed a bug which caused dynamic credentials not be parsed correctly.
  • General Fixed an issue where some KeePass files would not open in Royal TS.
  • General Fixed selection rendering in navigation tree after context menu has been closed.
  • General Fixed a bug that caused private key properties to not be saved when credentials were set to be inherited from the parent folder.
  • General Fixed a possible crash when using the icon picker in the properties dialog.
  • General Fixed an issue where connections are created as last object in the folder instead after the selected item.
  • General Fixed an issue when overriding a password or protected property wasn't applied correctly.
  • General Fixed some keyboard shortcuts.
  • General Tooltips from the navigation tree will now disappear when the mouse cursor leaves the navigation tree area.
  • General Fixed an issue where unicode characters used in the filter editor are not applied correctly.
  • Terminal (Rebex) Fixed a potential threading issue with the busy and inactivity indicator.
  • Terminal (PuTTY) Fixed an issue where connection specific key file configuration was not honored.
  • Terminal (PuTTY) Fixed a crash after a PuTTY session has been imported.
  • VNC (Integrated) Windows key combinations are now correctly redirected to the remote session.
  • VNC (Integrated) Some clipboard operation issues fixed.
  • Web Page (Chrome) Fixed an issue where closing a web page connection destroys the web views of other web page connections.
  • Web Page (Chrome) Fixed an issue where the file name in the download's Save as dialog is empty.
  • Web Page (Chrome) Fixed an issue where key sequence tasks are not executed correctly.
  • VMware Fixed an issue where the wrong vm host is passed on when executing a command like restart.
  • Windows Events Fixed a crash when bulk-editing the filter.

Version 5.0.61707
Release Date: 2019-05-07

Bugfixes

  • Web Page (Chrome) Fixed an issue with external window mode.

Version 5.0.61706
Release Date: 2019-05-06

Improvements

  • General The PowerShell module is not included anymore. Please install the module from the official PowerShell Gallery.
  • General Support for 'Target.' token prefix in Dynamic Credential scripts.
  • General Web page auto fill improvements.
  • VNC (Integrated) Support for mouse wheel scrolling in the remote session.
  • VNC (Integrated) Support for RFB4 protocol.
  • Terminal (PuTTY) Updated PuTTY executable to 0.71 (released 2019-03-16).

Bugfixes

  • General Fixed an issue with the file open dialog after canceling a dialog with a custom filter.
  • General Fixed an issue with the key sequence broadcaster only sending an Enter keystroke.
  • General Fixed an issue active connections are not closed when a dynamic folder is reloaded or cleared.
  • General Fixed an issue with dynamic folders and Storage Sense cleaning up the temporary files.
  • General Fixed an issue where Royal TS would hang if a lot of sessions are disconnected.
  • Remote Desktop Fixed an issue with the fast smart reconnect plugin setting.
  • Web Page (Internet Explorer) Fixed an issue where multiple credential picker windows are shown.
  • Web Page (Chrome) Fixed an issue where multiple credential picker windows are shown.
  • Web Page (Chrome) Fixed various issues with key sequence tasks and keyboard focus.
  • Web Page (Chrome) Applied Chromium security path CVE-2019-5786.

Version 5.0.61429
Release Date: 2019-02-28

Bugfixes

  • General Fixed a licensing issue of a 3rd party component.

Version 5.0.61428
Release Date: 2019-02-28

Improvements

  • General Improved the key sequence editor and syntax editor rendering to use the configured theme colors.
  • Web Page (Chrome) Updated to Chromium engine V70.

Bugfixes

  • General Fixed an issue which caused the shareware notice dialog to show up whenever a document is saved with 10 connections.
  • General Fixed an issue in the PowerShell New-RoyalObject cmdlet which caused the script to fail when no type string is specified.
  • General Fixed an issue with lockdown documents with the policy enabled to allow passwords in web page connections for Royal Passwords browser extensions..
  • Terminal (Rebex) Fixed an issue where the ^ and $ character was ignored.
  • Terminal (Rebex) Fixed an issue where connections are disconnected when a session recording or log file is configured on a network drive which becomes unavailable.
  • Terminal (Rebex) Fixed an issue with locked down documents and credential prompts.
  • Web Page (Chrome) Changed the shortcut 'Find in Page' to Ctrl+F.
  • VNC (Tight) Fixed an issue where the temporary vnc file path was wrong and caused an error message.
  • VNC (Tight) Fixed an issue where the connection closes or even crashes when clipboard transfer is enabled.

Version 5.0.61330
Release Date: 2019-01-30

Bugfixes

  • General Fixed an issue with the /startscan and /stopscan command line parameters.
  • General Fixed a crash when sessions are disconnected.
  • General Fixed an issue with the replacement token parser when variables beginning with a $ character are used.
  • General Removed form shadow when running in a terminal service environment.
  • Terminal (PuTTY) Fixed an error when proxy is configured to not use any credentials.
  • Web Page (Internet Explorer) Fixed an issue where the auto fill script was injected even when no auto fill configuration was present.
  • Web Page (Chrome) Fixed an issue where the auto fill script was injected even when no auto fill configuration was present.
  • File Transfer Fixed an issue where the path of the downloaded temporary file is too long.

Version 5.0.61322
Release Date: 2019-01-22

Bugfixes

  • General Fixed a crash when an existing credential is edited from an object properties dialog.
  • Remote Desktop Fixed an issue where the session size changed after minimizing and restoring the main window.
  • Terminal (Rebex) Default terminal name has been restored to xterm.
  • Terminal (PuTTY) Default terminal name has been restored to xterm.
  • File Transfer SCP download progress indicator constantly showed 0 percent instead of marquee progress indicator.

Version 5.0.61315
Release Date: 2019-01-15

Improvements

  • Terminal (Rebex) Ability to switch rendering modes.

Bugfixes

  • Terminal (Rebex) Fixed a rendering issue where characters got cut off at the bottom.

Version 5.0.61314
Release Date: 2019-01-14

Improvements

  • General Added new setting in View - Options - User face for auto-hide dock panel activation by mouse click.
  • Remote Desktop Added a plugin option to always auto reconnect, even when user initiated events like sign out or reboot are the cause for the disconnect.
  • Terminal (Rebex) Improved the text rendering (cell size) to be more similar to PuTTY.

Bugfixes

  • General Fixed a focus and selection issue when using the Navigation tree search.
  • General Fixed an issue where objects can be dragged to a dynamic folder.
  • General Fixed an issue where a dynamic folder can be imported into another dynamic folder.
  • General Fixed an issue where embedding key files doesn't work.
  • General Rendering of selected tabs improved when colorization is disabled.
  • General Fixed an issue where the Omit Domain in the Credentials settings page is not displayed.
  • General Fixed an issue with blanks in the temp path for PowerShell dynamic folder scripts.
  • General Fixed an issue when a 3rd party file type was selected in the file open dialog.
  • General Fixed an issue Google Drive File Stream throwing exceptions when documents are saved.
  • General Fixed an where the Copy to Clipboard command was disabled under certain circumstances.
  • General Several smaller bug fixes.
  • Remote Desktop Fixed a crash when connections reconnect while dragging or invoked manually.
  • Remote Desktop Increased contrast for connected icon.
  • Terminal (Rebex) The Connect with Options -> Connect using SFTP / SCP was not shown.
  • Terminal (Rebex) Increased contrast for connected icon.
  • Terminal (Rebex) Fixed an issue where Royal TS didn't prompt for credentials for failed login attempts.
  • Terminal (Rebex) Fixed an issue where the font selection in the display options is empty.
  • Terminal (PuTTY) Increased contrast for connected icon.
  • Terminal (PuTTY) Fixed an issue where the font selection in the display options is empty.
  • VMware Fixed an issue where the service port was not honored when a ticket for VMRC is requested.

Version 5.0.61221
Release Date: 2018-12-21

Bugfixes

  • General A startup crash when Royal TS is started on DPI settings > 200%.
  • General Copy computer name to clipboard menu item was missing.
  • General Several smaller bug fixes.
  • Terminal (Rebex) Fixed an issue when a user prompt is displayed.
  • Terminal (PuTTY) Fixed a memory leak which caused Royal TS to crash.
  • External Applications Fixed an issue with the Connect with Options - External mode.

Version 5.0.61218
Release Date: 2018-12-18

Improvements

  • General New user interface skin with SVG icons with high DPI support.
  • General A new icon library: VMware Clarity.
  • General Customizable user interface colors and icons colors.
  • General Improved icon picker with support for multiple icon libraries.
  • General Instant navigation tree search.
  • General Support for Dynamic Folder objects.
  • General Support for Dynamic Credential objects.
  • General Support for Remote Desktop Gateway objects.
  • General Support for using Remote Desktop Gateway objects via 'Connect with Options - Connect through Gateway'
  • General Web connections can now be used in Chrome and Firefox browser extensions.
  • General Redesigned the key sequence broadcaster and provided an option to easily access existing favorite key sequence tasks.
  • General Improved browser extensions security.
  • General Improved auto start document loading performance.
  • General Fingerprint verification for Royal Server hosts.
  • General Support for KeePass field references.
  • General Support for LastPass vaults hosted on the lastpass.eu domain
  • General Support for customizing the Add menu.
  • General Support for customizing the screenshot file name using general replacement tokens.
  • General Support for closing all disconnected tabs using the context menu.
  • General Support for Windows 10 toast notifications.
  • General Support for locking and unlocking the quick access toolbar (QAT).
  • General Support for custom icons in Royal Passwords browser extension.
  • General Support for Secure Gateway SSH Authentication Requests (i.e. Multi-Factor-Authentication).
  • General Support for Elliptic Curve Cryptography (NSTP, Brainpool and Curve25519) when embedding private keys and for file transfer connections.
  • General Favorite tasks and templates are now displayed more structured for each document.
  • General New options to configure the window title.
  • General Support for anonymous feature usage tracking.
  • General Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7 required.
  • Remote Desktop New plugin-option to automatically reconnect for remotely disconnected sessions.
  • Terminal (Rebex) Support for text highlighting based on regular expressions.
  • Terminal (Rebex) Connecting to a remotely disconnected session will preserve the terminal history.
  • Terminal (Rebex) Bell (beep) can be disabled.
  • Terminal (Rebex) Improved keyboard handling for keyboard shortcuts and keyboard scrolling.
  • Terminal (Rebex) Improved dashboard performance.
  • Terminal (PuTTY) Improved performance of the dashboard.
  • VNC (Integrated) Updated VNC components which do not depend on additional runtime installation files.
  • Web Page (Chrome) Updated the chromium engine to the latest version.
  • Web Page (Chrome) Support for Search in Page has been added.
  • Web Page (Chrome) A new download manager user interface.
  • Web Page (Chrome) Once a download has been finished, it can be double-clicked in the download manager to open it.
  • Web Page (Chrome) Added F5 keyboard shortcut to refresh the current page.
  • Web Page (Chrome) Support for specifying a custom user agent string.
  • Web Page (Chrome) A proxy direct mode to bypass the system proxy settings.
  • Web Page (Chrome) A dedicated worker process executable is now used for web pages (RoyalTS_Chromium_WP.exe).
  • Web Page (Chrome) Added a plugin setting to disable the external workerprocess for the chromium engine.
  • File Transfer Added an 'Open with...' menu item to choose a different application for the local or remote file.
  • File Transfer Support for custom commands in SFTP connections.
  • File Transfer Support for 'Apply to all' option for various operations.
  • File Transfer Support for drag and drop from one panel to the other to initiate file transfers.
  • File Transfer Support for Windows 10 toast notifications for file transfers.
  • File Transfer Taskbar progress indicator for file transfers.
  • External Application The Window Picker dialog asks for re-selection when a window has been selected which does not exist anymore.
  • VMware New VMware module does not depend on vmware.vim.dll anymore. PowerCLI installation is not required.