Changelog for Blink Pro (Mac OSX)

Version 5.2.0

June 26th, 2021

  • Added VP9 video codec
  • Added AMR wideband audio codec
  • Added OpenPGP support for messaging
  • Added message disposition notifications
  • Fixed Bonjour lookups
  • Fixed audio recordings
  • File transfer fixes
  • Fixed video calls with VP8 crashes
  • Conferencing fixes
  • Screen sharing fixes
  • History browser fixes
  • TLS verify server fixes
  • Fixed resizing chat drawer elements

Version 5.1.3

April 9th, 2021

  • MSRP chat stream fix

Version 5.1.2

April 1st, 2021

  • DNS fixes

Version 5.1.1

March 25th, 2021

  • Fix for incoming sessions
  • Improve handling of network conditions changes
  • Use CPIM envelope for outgoing MESSAGE sessions
  • Added Microphone permission request
  • Added Contacts permission request
  • Improved Spanish and Dutch layouts
  • Improved logging in Debug window
  • Fixed handling failed registration notifications
  • Improved handling of some blocking operations (DNS, XCAP)
  • Fixed Aqua theme for Session Info Panel
  • Fixed audio recordings

Version 5.1.0

March 15th, 2021

  • Added video sessions (VP8 and H.264 codecs)
  • Fixed display name in alert panel
  • Fixes in session info panel
  • Fixed DTMF sending
  • Fixed fitering contacts
  • Fixed handling contact backups
  • Fixed decoding contact icon
  • Fixed decoding server call history data
  • Fixed resizing drawers
  • Fixed generating replication password
  • Make DNS lookup failure fit audio box
  • Capture history exception
  • Allow Message method to Bonjour accounts
  • Several logging fixes and improvements

Version 5.0.0

March 3rd, 2021

  • Migrate to Python 3
  • Renewed TLS certificates
  • Added OTR for SIP MESSAGE sessions

Version 4.6.0

September 27th, 2017

  • Bug fixes

Version 4.5.0

September 28th, 2016

  • Fixed crash in OSX 10.12

Version 4.4.6

May 23rd, 2016

  • Fixed some multi-threading issues that may lead to crashes

Version 4.4.5

April 25th, 2016

  • Handle re-INVITEs with no SDP to enhance interoperability

Version 4.4.4

April 3rd, 2016

  • Improve code resilence against posible race conditions

Version 4.4.3

March 18th, 2016

  • Critical bug fixes
  • Fixed memory leakes

Version 4.4.2

February 29th, 2016

  • Critical bug fixes

Version 4.4.1

December 10th, 2015

  • Critical bug fixes for OSX 10.11.2

Version 4.4.0

November 8th, 2015

  • Fix screen-sharing on OSX >= 10.10
  • Fixed broken SIP registrations when network conditions changes
  • Fixup audio - video stream order
  • Fixed detecting aspect ratio of remote video stream
  • Don't lookup contact if none is selected
  • Fixed check if a contact is matched
  • Fixed identifying previous file transfer to same recipient

Version 4.3.0

July 1st, 2015

  • Added VP8 codec
  • Added pause/resume for file transfers
  • Added call history for bonjour sessions
  • Added display name to session history table
  • Added encryption field to history session table
  • Fixed rendering per contact history items
  • Fixed redial Bonjour contact
  • Fixed selecting remote video aspect ratio
  • Fixed opening semi-HD cameras of latest 2 inch Macs
  • Fixed contact matching for outgoing calls
  • Don't play encryption sounds if ZRTP not supported
  • Handle double click of bonjour contact in history contacts list
  • Improve session history management
  • Save session encryption information to history database
  • Update history items after call was logged to history
  • Show entry in missed calls group if call back failed

Version 4.2.1

March 20th, 2015

  • Fixed File Transfer using drag and drop over video window
  • Fixed setting user agent after upgrade or first start
  • Fixed draining the message queue in ChatStream
  • Fixed blocking in video streams
  • Fixed sending initial keyframes when ICE is used

Version 4.2.0

February 26th, 2015

  • Improve general GUI performance
  • Fixed SDES related exceptions
  • Prevent loading unnecessary libraries outside the bundle
  • Added audio RX/TX packet loss graph in session info panel
  • Fixed Chat and Audio/Video OTR and ZRTP bugs
  • Update SDK libraries
  • Fixed chat history replication
  • Fixed loading SIP server web page when using multiple accounts
  • Fixed auto accepting video for Bonjour calls
  • Fixed Opus codec negotiation
  • Refactored ZRTP GUI
  • Fixed open/close chat and audio drawer
  • Render images sent inline chat stream
  • Added control to prevent auto scrolling of logs
  • Added chat option to silence GUI notifications if session is not focused
  • Skip system address book when searching for existing presence contact
  • Add 'opportunistic' SRTP key negotiation setting
  • Fixed SMS exception

Version 4.1.0

November 1st, 2014

  • Added video view to audio drawer
  • Added ZRTP support (RFC 6189)
  • Added sending screenshot to video window
  • Rename video device to video camera
  • Fixed OTR SMP negotiation
  • Improve user feedback during video session setup
  • Change naming convention for screen capture filenames
  • Allow scaling down of video window
  • Improved contextual video menu and video transitions to and from audio drawer
  • Fixed chat window toolbar
  • Added Dutch translation
  • Refactor video view transitions from standalone to chat and viceversa
  • Fixed video transitions between chat and standalone modes

Version 4.0.1

October 8th, 2014

  • Fixed selecting search box field
  • Customize GUI close delay
  • Fixed printing chat disconnect message
  • Refresh devices when waking up from sleep
  • Reload only chat sessions that had actual messages
  • Print hint for how to unlock stuck camera
  • Don't mangle chat html payloads
  • Use thin dividers in chat drawer view
  • Hide video cancel button after hangup
  • Fixed printing account registration status
  • Improve chat disconnect message
  • Fixed handling video view in chat window when call fails
  • Set stream status to failed if session fails
  • Refresh devices when waking up from sleep
  • Fixed aspect rescaling after scaling window
  • Refresh devices after system is stable
  • Improve position of hangup button
  • Use SSLv23 method for TLS

Version 4.0.0

September 25th, 2014

  • Added Video sessions
  • Handle initial INVITE with no SDP
  • Show an alert option in Preference panel
  • Auto-focus first tile after open audio drawer
  • Center alert panel on screen
  • Fixed update conference contacts in chat drawer
  • Improved GUI responsivness during RLS presence updates with large payloads
  • Fixed screen sharing handling
  • Show proper a failure session failure message when no IP address exists
  • Show selected account in the audio tile when starting the call
  • Reset account registration status and contact presence after wakeup from sleep
  • Added icons for indicating account TLS transport
  • Fixed decoding server provided timezone
  • Properly reregister / resubscribe / republish account after transport disconnects
  • Fixed duplicate Missed call section in history menu
  • Save AEC status per combination of audio devices
  • Don't switch sections when click on Help toolbar button
  • Don't alert user when closing multiple idle chat sessions
  • Don't send UI notifications for connection failures
  • Fixed copy/paste from new contact request

Version 3.9.1

June 21st, 2014

  • Added Organization attribute to contacts
  • Add sleeping icon for contacts
  • Add notifications when connections break
  • Improve Photo Picker
  • Improve Chat sessions
  • Improve ICE negotiation
  • Added setting for enabling media detection from presence
  • Group Chat and SMS together in History viewer
  • Load last week by default in History viewer
  • Improve structure for various menus
  • Enable answering machine for Bonjour calls
  • Show answering machine button by default in Alert panel
  • Don't print audio bandwidth
  • Implement adding multiple streams at the same time
  • Improve resilience against network failures
  • Don't switch automatically to audio input only device
  • Fixed Screen sharing status panel
  • Bug fixes in the middleware

Version 3.9.0

March 19th, 2014

  • Added option to strip digits from PSTN numbers
  • Added network bandwidth utilization for audio calls
  • Added option to conference menu to tell when participants list has changed
  • Added menu item to open last Instant Messages window
  • Fixed time replication from server history entries
  • Decode URLs received from external apps
  • Adapt to API changes in AudioStream recording
  • Fixed default of answering machine setting
  • Fixed detecting session state
  • Improve debug logging of sessions
  • Detect pending hold requests to disable session buttons accordingly
  • Improved detection of session status for enabling session action buttons
  • Retry alternative route in case of server failure
  • Improve visual and audible feedback when taking snapshot with camera
  • Save session start and end time in UTC
  • Show progress indicator when adding audio from Chat window
  • Refactor changing presence state
  • Start a new session from scratch if proposal fails
  • Fixed selecting presence from history
  • Fixed detecting screen sharing active connection
  • Improve engine connection logs
  • Fixed marking chat messages as failed if stream did not start
  • Fixed Alert URL handling
  • Improved logging of account registration status
  • Imediately fail to start session if we have no IP address
  • Imediately fail sending SMS if we have no IP address
  • Improved logging of network changes
  • Fixed account registration status string when no IP address is available
  • OTR fixes for SMS messages
  • Strip spaces from URIs in contacts
  • Bring main window on top when clicking on the system menu icon
  • Discard availability UI notifications for myself
  • Improve anonymous user detection
  • Don't bring up file transfer window when sending screenshots
  • Fix crash if sdp_done callback is processed too late
  • Mute microphone imediately when deactivating audio stream
  • Handle errors when sending hold/unhold requests
  • Use for bonjour when the default IP address is not available
  • Fixed some ICE negotication corner cases
  • Save early if remote party is focus
  • Improve OTR negotiation

Version 3.8.0

February 4th, 2014

  • Added OTR encryption for SIP Message sessions
  • Improve logging of SMS sessions
  • Fixed post dial DTMF checks
  • Update Chat window title
  • Always send own icon after starting a chat session
  • Renamed Latency to Network Latency
  • Divide RTT value by 2 for audio latency display
  • Don't repeat audio quality log messages
  • Get chat window out of the way when sending screen shots
  • Improve external alert description
  • Allow Alert URL to be any type not just http(s)

Version 3.7.0

January 26th, 2014

  • Added rich text capabilities for Chat sessions
  • Allow using Alert panel even when screen saver is active
  • Highlight DND SIP accounts with red
  • Log when starting session from a call transfer request
  • Don't update codec data in audio status if call was transfered
  • Refactored how the streams are reused
  • Fixed handling failed outgoing pull file transfer
  • Fixed stopping ringtone in some failure cases
  • Shorten Chat session failure messages
  • Strip sip: from sip next hop in audio status

Version 3.6.0

January 18th, 2014

  • Allow File transfer of entire folders as zip archives
  • Don't play local ringtone if early media is active
  • Show encryption status for history messages in SMS window
  • Show Activity tab on logs window load
  • Print connectivity failure in sip registration status for some PJSIP errors
  • Don't require OTR encryption for Bonjour sessions
  • Improved parsing of sip addresses called from external applications
  • Allow dragging folders over Audio session to start File transfer
  • Fixed rendering incoming image file transfer in Chat window
  • Allow dropping folders over Chat window to start File transfer
  • Log when IP address changes
  • Stick visually Chat messages from the same recipient together
  • Add system address book at the end of the group lists when searching matching contact
  • Don't print connection system messages for replayed Chat history
  • Don't print OTR encryption errors in Chat window
  • Refactor purging of temporary files
  • Print SIP registration details once
  • Fixed stopping outgoing ringtones when both 180 and 183 are received
  • Fixed displaying shared conference files when switching Chat tabs

Version 3.5.1

January 10th, 2014

  • Added toggle Outgoing calls group to contextual menu
  • Fixed updating encryption icon for pending messages
  • Fixed backup of default_uri
  • Don't delete accounts from iCloud because is unreliable
  • Don't require presence to enable start chat menu item
  • Fixed contextual menu item for anonymous history entries
  • Show voicemail entries for anonymous callers in history groups

Version 3.5.0

January 3rd, 2014

  • Added Opus codec 1.1
  • Added send snapshot from camera to Chat sessions (click on Grab toolbar menu)
  • Added advanced option to automatically send anonymous calls to Answering Machine
  • Fixed flipping audio status after the Audio stream has ended
  • Fixed setting encryption lock for sent messages without encryption
  • Fixed initializing AddressBook contacts if no uris are available
  • Fixed OTR chat negotiating bugs
  • Fixed cancelling adding Audio from the Chat window
  • Fixed stoping ringing if re-Invite failed due to illegal session status
  • Fixed sending pending outgoing Chat messages after session has started
  • Fixed Chat iscomposing indication in some situations
  • Remove contact from online group when subscribe for Presence is disabled
  • Improved display of File Transfers status
  • Don't update iCloud settings for accounts that have this feature disabled
  • Properly capture exceptions when creating a new SIP account
  • Refactored publishing icon URLs for presence
  • Trim last spurious newline for Chat messages
  • Allow retry File Transfer for failed transfers after program restart
  • Purge temporary snapshot files on exit
  • Avoid exceptions if NOTIFY cannot be sent when terminating subscriptions
  • Use 101 as the telephone-event SDP payload type

Version 3.4.0

November 22nd, 2013

  • Added settings for RTT treshhold
  • Added toolbar button to start audio call from SMS window
  • Added manual sorting for Contact URIs belonging to a Contact
  • Added Jabber and all Email addresses to AB contacts
  • Added copy/paste from Watcher list to Contact list
  • Added option to skip contacts sync with server when adding existing account
  • Added DND until call is ended
  • Added job title and organization for Address Book contacts
  • Added search in Address Book note and job title
  • Unmute microphone before starting an audio call
  • Improved handling of Chat messsages with html payload
  • Enable audio button only if session is not in progress
  • Disable Presence if contacts sync is disabled during enrollment
  • Only mark the account as cleaned after the operation is performed
  • Ignore the absence or resource_lists or sipsimple_addressbook
  • Do not mess with the XCAPManager internal state machine
  • Fixed sorting SIP addresses when droping file over contact
  • Lookup icons in blink presence contacts only
  • Handle multiple URIS when create presence contact from another contact
  • Use first SIP URI as name if missing for Address Book contacts
  • Fixed stopping music apps
  • Automatically process , in phone numbers as DTMF delimiter
  • Fixed migrating version for session history table
  • Print SIP next hop in audio tile
  • Allow deletion of contacts in Online Group

Version 3.3.0

October 6th, 2013

  • Added OTR protocol for end-to-end private Chat conversations
  • Added SMP protocol for verifying remote fingerprints for private Chat conversations
  • Added per Contact/Session storage option for private Chat conversations
  • Added a safety timer for Music application muting when they fail
  • Mark pending outgoing Chat messages as failed if the DNS lookup fails
  • Mark privacy for each Chat messages using a coloured lock
  • Added option to purge Logs saved to files in Preferences
  • Allow starting Audio call from Chat window
  • Honor remote preference for not logging Chat to local history database
  • End Session when reinvite fails for last stream
  • Refactored toggling visibility of Collaborative editor
  • Don'r render system message when cancelling Chat session
  • Show loading indicator in chat view when connecting session
  • Don't duplicate system Chat message when a chat stream fails
  • Fixed marking failed Chat messages
  • Fixed startup if default Account is None
  • Fixed reusing Audio tile after one SIP route fails
  • Use white font for failed Chat messages
  • Fixed display of packet loss in Audio tile
  • Fixed DNS lookup blockiness
  • Fixed crash when in-dialog request fails to be sent within a subscription
  • Fixed memory leak by initializing the handler after the stream initialized
  • Properly handle mutex creation failures

Version 3.2.0

August 23th, 2013

  • Added pause music setting in Audio preferences
  • Fixed reusing Chat sessions in same window
  • Fixed position of Call transfer contextual menu
  • Fixed detecting when Music has been paused
  • Fixed handling errors in remove_stream
  • Improved Chat connection messages
  • Improved performance of LDAP queries
  • Improved performace of loading System Address Book
  • Handle System Address Book changes incrementally
  • Don't set a default DTMF delimiter to #
  • Use single global c line when creating SDP
  • Relax Opus codec matching when doing SDP negotiation
  • Always put useinbandfec in SDP for Opus codec

Version 3.1.1

August 5th, 2013

  • Reload model after deleting policy entry
  • Fixed calling logging function
  • Skip connecting to chat replication server if chat replication password not set
  • Don't add chat to replication journal if chat replication password not set
  • Handle hanging ringing sessions with a clean up timer
  • Auto select authorized account for session to XMPP contacts
  • Increase GUI responsivness when session ends
  • Don't try publish after application ended
  • Fetch last 10 entries in history menu
  • Don't refresh history menu after every call
  • Hide end chat delimiter when replaying Chat history
  • Don't print chat session delimiters when replaying SMS history
  • Disable history scolling for Bonjour accounts
  • Update history menu section titles

Version 3.1.0

August 5th, 2013

  • Added elastic scrollback in time for Chat sessions
  • Added elastic scrollback in time for SMS sessions
  • Added search text capability within Chat and SMS sessions
  • Added setting to enable the Answering Machine in alert panel
  • Load history messages from all uris belonging to a contact
  • Don't log duplicate database entries error
  • Change background colors of failed chat messages
  • Log chat errors through its associated session controller
  • Fixed sending pending messages after connecting chat stream
  • Send own icon only for Bonjour chat
  • Improved navigation of history entries by date
  • Fixed removing outgoing ringtone when using failure route
  • Fixed removing on_hold ringtones for failed sessions
  • Fixed initialisation of collaboration editor and display
  • Fixed selecting missed calls entries
  • Render voice messages recorded by answering machine in contact contextual menu
  • Renamed Voicemail to Answering Machine
  • Reload only the last ten file transfers by default
  • Reworked mute music applications using official Scripting Bridge API
  • Use night volume settings for speech synthesizer
  • Don't auto open chat window at startup for replicated messages
  • Fixed crash on SMS window dealloc

Version 3.0.0

July 26th, 2013

  • Added audio ultra-wideband support for 32 kHz and 48kHz sample rates
  • Added Acoustic Echo Cancellation for 32kHz sample rate
  • Added Automatic Gain Control for microphone input
  • Added OPUS codec at 32kHz with AEC enabled and 48kHz with AEC disabled
  • Added 32kHz and removed 8kHz sample rate for Speex codec
  • Added Chat privacy setting to avoid logging messages to history
  • Added icons to History menu items
  • Added availability notifications for Mountain Lion or newer OSX versions
  • Added option to start multiparty Conference when all participants are available
  • Added last calls submenu to Contact contextual menu
  • Added speech synthesis menu item to tell when a Contact becomes available
  • Moved Availability indicator on the right side of the contacts
  • Added hide/show option for menu items of History Groups and History Contacts
  • Added contextual Group menu items for selection of the history period
  • Added special groups toggle in main interface bottom left contacts button
  • Added per contact setting to start both audio and chat
  • Added add/remove Chat to audio session tile
  • Remove contacts from Missed Call Group after succeesful calls
  • Fixed automatic hangup on RTP timeout per account
  • Fixed getting daily entries in history viewer when using aliases
  • Don't filter by media type when opening history viewer for a contact
  • Fixed Presence handling bugs
  • Fixed high CPU usage when many contacts get presence updates
  • Fixed Call Hold to stop streaming
  • Fixed hogging the GUI when re-loading file transfer history
  • Fixed number of missed calls for Contacts in Missed Calls Group
  • Fixed a random crash when Screen Sharing session ends
  • Fixed initializing smileys theme
  • Fixed duplication of replicated SMS messages
  • Fixed fall back to alternative SIP routes
  • Beautify codec names in Preferences panel
  • Improved general logging
  • Improved performance of history database queries
  • Reduced startup and shutdown time
  • Reduced overall application memory usage
  • Finish session when click on disconnect Chat button
  • Removed jitter buffer from Session info panel
  • Replaced preferred media in contact editor with pop up button
  • Strip spaces from audio device name

June 11th, 2013

Version 2.3.1

June 11th, 2013

  • Added compatibility with MacOSX Mavericks
  • Added notifications for MacOSX >=10.8
  • Added menu option to copy history contact uri to search bar
  • Fixed deleting source contact when merging
  • Fixed selecting None as audio device
  • Stop spinning wheel if authentication fails
  • Replace synthetic myself contact with handling new presence notification for myself
  • Bundle Python framework within Blink application

Version 2.3.0

May 9th, 2013

  • Added microphone signal level meter in Audio Drawer
  • Added button in Alert Panel to send call directly to Answering Machine
  • Added real-time replication of MSRP chat sessions with SIP2SIP accounts
  • Added menu item in Contacts menu to show Pending Contact Requests
  • Added paste capability to active audio session for sending DTMF tones
  • Set default application filter to Sessions in SIP Logs window
  • Print ICE negotiation results in RTP Logs window
  • Display RTP latency and round trip time in audio tile and RTP Logs window
  • Fixed contact dragging exception when searching
  • Refresh history menu after session has been saved to history database
  • Save previously used audio devices before switching to new audio devices
  • Display actual used default devices in Alert Panel
  • Fixed selecting audio devices on OSX 10.8
  • Drop duplicated incoming SMS messages
  • Improved logging for SMS messages

Version 2.2.0

March 25th, 2013

  • Added button to send call directly to voicemail
  • Added button to add call to existing conference
  • Added setting to enable on_the_phone automatic presence activity per account
  • Added audio recordings to contextul contact menu
  • Added menu item to send email invitation to conference room
  • Added copy to clipboard conference menu item
  • Fixed overlapping auto-answer text label
  • Check if account is not None
  • Fixed overlapping variable name
  • Remove debug statements
  • Show Presence status section in Bonjour account
  • Capture exceptions for unknown setting types
  • Auto-close session if cannot remove audio stream
  • Publish offline note when invisible
  • Bounce dock icon once when chat message is received but Blink is not on the foreground
  • Only bounce the dock icon once for missed calls
  • Account for incoming calls answered by machine as missed calls
  • Optimize sending screen captures in multi-party conferences
  • Print a friendly status line for timeout 408
  • Disable PJSIP assertions on recoverable errors
  • Avoid doing mDNS lookups with dnspython

Version 2.1.0

February 7th, 2013

  • Added Bonjour presence
  • Added global settings for extended debug
  • Fixed memory leaks in Bonjour discovery
  • Fixed memory leaks in Presence Subscriptions
  • Fixes in handling Conference info payloads
  • Fixed deadlock when cross instantiating conditional singletons
  • Fixed login compatibility with new model
  • Fixed setting referenced presence contact for conference contacts
  • Improved History replication logs
  • Strip sip: from Bonjour contacts
  • Log all SIP applications by default in Logs window
  • Improve logging of add/remove conference participants
  • Handle remote icon different if remote is a focus
  • Improved new contact request menu
  • Closed chat tab instead of window on Cmd-w
  • Removed extra checks on SDP origin field (increases audio compatibility with broken SBCs)

Version 2.0.3

January 23rd, 2013

  • Added setting to reject audio calls for unauthorized contacts
  • Added add contact menu item to groups
  • Added move group to contacts list group textual menu
  • Fixed bugs in File Transfer window
  • Fixed session transfer after SDK API changes
  • Fixed released of video device resources in Photo picker
  • Update preferences window title with section name
  • Fixes when selected audio device is None
  • Renamed Messages to Instant Messages
  • Reject incoming sessions from blocked contacts
  • Enable contact contextual session menu items based on discovered capabilities
  • Auto-select account for which we have been authorized if contact has presence
  • Fixed allow drop file on top of syntetic search contact
  • Allow selection of uri when droping file on contacts
  • Fixed exception when droping ldap contact on top of other
  • Enable re-invites based on discovered capabilities
  • Enable contact contextual session menu items based on discovered capabilities
  • Check if uri is valid before inviting to conference
  • Fixed logging presence watchers
  • Display account used for subscription in log line
  • Added setting to disable session type based on using availability
  • Auto-select account for which we have been authorized if contact has presence

Version 2.0.2

January 11th, 2013

  • Added Presence compatibility with SIP2SIP service
  • Fixed availability publisher bugs
  • Fixed overwriting icon from XCAP
  • Fixed Hold behaviour in some corner cases
  • Fixed setting icon in contextual menu
  • Log ICE negotiation failure reason
  • Fixed migrating contacts from old contacts model
  • Load virtual groups first thing in SIPApplicationWillStart
  • Use digits only for contact usernames to improve interoperability
  • Search organization for system AB contacts
  • Internal refactoring of Enrollment window
  • Replace Merge contacts alert panel with a new window
  • Don't sent multiple growl notifications for new watchers

Version 2.0.1

December 28th, 2012

  • Added synchronization of availability when using multiple devices
  • Added support for HTTP urls in contact storage and availability updates
  • Added availability idle_threshold settings
  • Made improvements to the History browser
  • Added logging for Contacts availability to History
  • Added a separate icon for the synthetic Contact in the search results
  • Added filter SIP trace by application in Debug window
  • Fixed check if the Chat window is alive
  • Fixed processing remote icon if Contact is destroyed in the meanwhile
  • Fixed a test for supported audio codecs
  • Fixed checking uri types for Contacts
  • Fixed accepting a session if it was already cancelled
  • Do not allow edit of display name in the main window
  • Updated several GUI tooltips
  • Replaced Chat window history icon
  • Disable unused NAT type detection queries
  • Correlate alert panel actions with their corresponding sessions
  • Don't allow dial of anonymous uri from history viewer
  • Clean up URIs received from history server call detail records
  • Use digits only for contact usernames to improve interoperability
  • Search organization for system AB contacts
  • Internal refactoring of Enrollment window

Version 2.0.0

November 27th, 2012

  • Added Presence support (PUBLISH and SUBSCRIBE/NOTIFY methods using RLS) Detailed info available at
  • Added Address Book storage using XCAP rls-services and resource-lists
  • Added Presence Policy using XCAP org.openmobilealliance.pres-rules
  • Added Icon Storage using XCAP org.openmobilealliance.pres-content
  • Added Offline Presence using XCAP pidf-manipulation
  • Added XMPP interoperability for SIP2SIP accounts
  • Added publish for Status, Icon, Activity, Note, Timezone, User-Input and Media Caps
  • Added Presence Info Panel and render SIP devices on a world map
  • Added menu to select a particular uri when dragging contact to create conference
  • Added menu to select a particular uri when dragging contact to conference drawer
  • Added possibility to start sessions to specific devices (using GRUU)
  • Added view history menu item to History contacts
  • Added move conference to server functionality
  • Added back cmd-D shortcut key for Show dialpad
  • Added Blink system bar menu
  • Added a new multi-user avatar for messages originating from a conference focus
  • Added hint for how to use own Internet domain for a SIP account
  • Added GUI subsection in Account advanced section
  • Added custom label for account popup menu in GUI subsection
  • Fixed passing curently selected group to the Add Contact dialog
  • Fixed crash when enrollment for SIP2SIP account fails
  • Fixed validating Contacts backups
  • Fixed processing HTTP links with unicode characters
  • Fixed setting local hold state after direction was inactive
  • Fixed selecting audio device menu items in Mountain Lion
  • Fixed selecting built-in devices in Mountain Lion
  • Fixed setting display name and icon for invited participants in chat drawer
  • Fixed bug that triggered high CPU usage in case of poor connectivity conditions
  • Fixed several multi-threading issues in the middleware
  • Fixed Chat window toolbar menu items to work on retina displays
  • Fixed updating Chat window drawer when removing audio streams
  • Fixed check if audio input device is not None
  • Fixed chat message replication with history server
  • Fixed sharing contact widgets across groups
  • Fixed calling API functions on Snow Leopard
  • Fixed race conditions when deleting an account
  • Improved copy of SIP URI from Contacts
  • Improved layout of icons in chat window tab switcher
  • Improved chat connectivity failure logs
  • Improved title of alert panel depending on proposed media type
  • Improved re-usage of streams for chat sessions
  • Terminate session if a stream fails and can't be removed from the session
  • Activate Add contact button in Contact window if at least one uri is set
  • Print the reason when the configuration file is corrupted
  • Speak different text for incoming file transfer
  • Do not allow calling an anonymous SIP URI in History contacts
  • Avoid saving contact avatar multiple times
  • Simplify session starting wrappers
  • Log chat replication activity
  • Active app before showing presence info panel
  • Avoid saving default user icon for each contact
  • Do not print registration error in account popup if account register is false
  • Disable redial menu item if no redial uri available
  • Focus search box when typing while contact is selected

Version 1.9.0

July 23rd, 2012

  • Refactored Contacts Management. For more information see
  • Added chat messages replication with service
  • Added window menu entry to open Chat conversations
  • Added nickname support for MSRP conferences
  • Added Cmd-F keyboard shortcut for search contact
  • Fixed handling failed chat messages when connection drops
  • Fixed critical exceptions in the debug window
  • Fixed memory leaks in session and stream management
  • Fixed race conditions in subscription for conference-info
  • Fixed accounting of media type when chat session is cancelled
  • Fixed race conditions in account registrar and subscription handler
  • Fixed deleting history entries
  • Fixed SDP connection address when initial request contained
  • Re-mapped window keboard shortcuts
  • Implemented Sandboxing
  • Removed stopping audio applications functionality
  • Removed automatic configuration migration from previous Blink versions

Version 1.8.3

June 4th, 2012

  • Added session history synchronization with service
  • Lookup history menu entries in Contacts list
  • Fixed rendering and storage in history of chat text/html content type
  • Fixed refreshing chat drawer when session has ended
  • Fixed handling for Min-Expires header for REGISTER methods
  • Fixed handling for incoming INVITE with inactive audio offer
  • Fixed handling re-INVITEs with an empty body
  • Fixed displaying our own contact on Bonjour conferencing
  • Fixed discovery of Bonjour announced Conference servers
  • Fixed stopping outgoing ringtones in some situations
  • Fixed handling refresh interval from Min-Expires for SUBSCRIBE methods
  • Fixed parsing errors for SIP URIs
  • Fixed crash when the realm field is empty in authentication headers
  • Fixed memory leaks in Session Info panel
  • Fixed memory leaks in Chat Windows
  • Fixed memory leaks in Conference Panel
  • Fixed History Manager to be more resilient to DB errors
  • Fixed encoding of cyrillic characters in history database
  • Fixed setting session failure reason on local transport error
  • Fixed selecting audio recording icon
  • Re-init Session Info panel when re-connect chat session
  • Moved web alert settings under a separate section
  • Improved display of SIP account in the account popup button
  • Changed default history search period to Last Week
  • Don't use latin1 encoding from the history database
  • Handle callto: URLs dialled from external applications
  • Handle Command-W shortut in Chat window to close the window
  • Do not play dtmf tones for digits typed in the Search box
  • Added Show Chat Window menu item in Window menu

Version 1.8.2

May 3rd, 2012

  • Added AddressBook plugins for Phone, Email and URL fields
  • Fixed exception when logging a failed Call Transfer
  • Fixed setting Chat Window title when there is none to be set

Version 1.8.1

April 20th, 2012

  • Terminate all Sessions when going to sleep
  • Improved printing of SIP Registration errors
  • Improved handling of ringtones when in Silent mode
  • Turn off speech synthesis when in Silent mode
  • Fixed a race-condition when adding or removing a Stream
  • Fixed opening the Web Alert Panel after connect
  • Prevent waking up the computer by Bonjour events
  • Hide unnecessary scrollbar in settings section view

Version 1.8.0

April 5th, 2012

  • Added support for GRUU (RFC 5627)
  • Use GRUU contact for Call Transfer when available
  • Added general advanced GUI section
  • Added setting for when to display the Web Alert page
  • Added setting for the web browser used for alerts
  • Added account setting to specify the DTMF delimiter
  • Added typed text in Search Bar to the list of transfer destinations
  • Added caller_username to the web alert url
  • Fixed opening the Web Alert window
  • Fixed timestamp display in Chat sessions
  • Fixed Engine failure on bogus incoming REFER requests
  • Fix crash on RTCP decryption when using SRTP
  • Fixed some Subscribe method related exceptions
  • Print audio stream info in Debug Window also if added later

Version 1.7.4

March 2nd, 2012

  • Enable Address Book by default

Version 1.7.3

February 14th, 2012

  • Fixed syncing default TLS verify server global setting with accounts
  • Fixed handling IPv6 name servers
  • Fixed retransmissions of previously failed chat messages
  • Small layout changes to Session Info panel

Version 1.7.2

February 6th, 2012

  • Added STUN servers settings to NAT traversal
  • Fixed XML parsing errors that caused high CPU load
  • Fixed reactivating Bonjour account after a TLS transport change
  • Fixed bug that prevented the software running on Snow Leopard
  • Show used local account in sesion info panel
  • Fixed searching for non-ASCII characters in contacts list

Version 1.7.1

January 26th, 2012

  • Added selection of alternative SIP outbound proxies
  • Added start sessions with multiple media and participants from urls:;;media=audio;media=chat
  • Improved iCloud synchronization logic
  • Fixed validating toolbar buttons in Chat window
  • Fixed stopping Screensharing when shared window is closed
  • Fixed removing a stream if a negative response was received
  • Fixed blocking of internal timers when menus are being displayed
  • Fixed checks for private Chat messages
  • Do not handle the same media stream type twice
  • Do not use the dial plan of disabled accounts
  • Reply with 200 OK to in-dialog OPTIONS requests

Version 1.7.0

January 9th, 2012

  • Added iCloud support
  • Added support for droping files over audio sessions
  • Added do not disturb setting
  • Added pause/resume support for Spotify
  • Improved handling of desktop sharing negotiations
  • Close audio drawer when opening chat window
  • Fixed display of bonjour contact in drawer
  • Fixed lookup of bonjour contacts in contacts list
  • Allow conferencing of bonjour contacts with normal contacts
  • Avoid opening drawer if no audio session is active
  • Fixed handling of rejected and missed calls
  • Shut Blink down if a fatal error occurs in the Engine
  • Check for an attribute in sms viewer as the view is shared with chat
  • Open external links from account page in system web browser
  • Avoid printing chat ended message if stream failed
  • Fixed reacting to MediaStreamDidFail on ChatController
  • Don't start speech recognition if audio call is in progress
  • Use display name if found than tel number when format uri
  • Improve reason text when invite to conference fails
  • Say display name if found in alert panel
  • Fixed crash on overflow error
  • Fixed crash when bogus G722 payload is received
  • Fixed building sipfrag payloads
  • Fixed performing DNS lookups within a SIP transaction

Version 1.6.0

December 23rd, 2011

  • Added Multiparty Screensharing
  • Added Keychain support for password storage
  • Added voice over support for blind people
  • Added speech recognition for Alert Panel commands
  • Added keep window on top functionality
  • Added custom labels in Address Book entries
  • Added auto-answer per contact
  • Say incoming caller name using speech syntezis
  • Added Voice Assistance Tools menu items
  • Refresh search when Address Book has changed
  • Allow
  • # and , for pause in post-dial DTMF
  • Do not render non-text messages in chat view
  • Fixed a memory leak in session info panel
  • Fixed a memory leak in chat window controller
  • Fixed a memory leak in audio controller
  • Fixed rejecting proposal when adding new stream
  • Fixed restoring volume to VLC player
  • Remove participants who did not join conference after 5s delay
  • Don't update codec info if call transfer is in progress
  • Consider 'unavailable' username as anonymous
  • Log calls answered elsewhere as completed
  • Refactored Logging window
  • Refactored Alert panel

Version 1.5.0

November 28th, 2011

  • Added generic LDAP directory support per account
  • Added LDAP search integration with SIP2SIP service
  • Added automatic DTMF postdial functionality using # delimiter
  • Added automatic audio recording setting in advanced audio section
  • Added call waiting setting in advanced audio section
  • Added reject anonymous caller option in advanced audio section
  • Added separate night volume control for audio ringtone
  • Added VLC muting support before starting an audio call
  • Added dial-plan setting to auto-select account of outgoing calls
  • Added TLS verify_server global setting
  • Show hint about using the keyboard for entering DTMF
  • Restore iTunes volume smoother
  • Automatically reload system Address Book when changed
  • Use selected contact for add contact button in search results
  • Fixed visual feedback when dragging contacts and sessions on top of contacts
  • Fixed setting custom ringtone per account
  • Fixed crash when Address Book was expanded at start
  • Fixed logging of MWI notifications
  • Fixed display of matched contacts
  • Fixed handling calling to tel: uris
  • Log the used audio devices before each call
  • Use an alternative SIP route only if timeout was local
  • Use system wide user set Downloads directory
  • Improved DNS lookup logging
  • Optimized display of some widgets in MacOSX Lion
  • Make the application sandbox ready
  • Several bug fixes in SIP SIMPLE Client SDK
  • Switched to Python 2.6

Version 1.4.0

October 31st, 2011

  • Added Screenshot sharing based on mouse selected area
  • Added per account alert_url, opens custom web page with incoming caller info
  • Added Stop and Cancel actions for Screen Sharing requests
  • Added registration status to preference panel
  • Added support for Bonjour multiparty conferencing
  • Added failover to next available hop for new sessions
  • Stop ringing imediatelly when cancelling a new stream proposal
  • Improved Chat Window and Audio Session contextual menus
  • Improved resilience against network connectivity failures
  • Improved session and call transfer logging
  • Fixed validation of participant URI when inviting to a conference
  • Fixed SMS with unicode characters in the body
  • Fixed initializing SessionController for outgoing transfers
  • Fixed incoming Call Transfer when using a Bonjour account
  • Fixed adding participants to a conference with URI in unicode
  • Fixed crash in contacts syncronization caused by a multi-threading issue
  • Fixed random high CPU load caused by same cause as above
  • Fixed updating connect button when chat stream ended
  • Fixed exceptions when updating audio status
  • Fixed pause/resume iTunes in some cases
  • Show display name of incoming caller in log
  • Fixed call transfer when rejected multiple times
  • Various bug fixes in SIP SIMPLE Client SDK

Version 1.3.0

September 19th, 2011

  • Added Speakerphone functionality with Acoustic Echo Cancellation
  • Added Noise Suppression for fans and other undesirable noises
  • Added Screen Sharing using built-in MacOSX VNC viewer and server
  • Added Window Screenshot Sharing to Chat window
  • Added Session Information Panel
  • Added the Favorites group
  • Added logging for call transfers
  • Added web_password setting for web server authentication
  • Added file logging section and help in Preferences
  • Added automatic weekly contacts backup
  • Added aggregated transfer speed for File Transfers
  • Show network transfer rates in bits/s
  • Fixed import of contacts from previous Blink versions
  • Fixed selecting as default a newly added SIP account
  • Fixed the matching contact bug in last calls groups
  • Fixed setting initial group when click on add contact button
  • Fixed Bonjour target uri for File Transfers
  • Fixed one of the random crash bugs in core media
  • Fixed saving the icon when adding a new contact
  • Fixed draging the contact search results
  • Check if a group can be deleted
  • Changed default Downloads folder to ~/Downloads
  • Improved render speed when displaying many history entries
  • Improved Enrollment window elements description
  • Rename Chat Reconnect button to Connect
  • Wait starting chat session until user types a message

Version 1.2.0

August 2nd, 2011

  • Added Call Transfer
  • Added XCAP Contact Management (OMA XDM specifications)
  • Added backup and restore for the Contacts List
  • Added preference option to show or hide Address Book
  • Added auto-answer audio call setting for each account
  • Added auto-transfer audio call setting for each account
  • Added setting for handling new audio devices automatically
  • Added setting to enable pausing/resuming of iTunes
  • Added keyboard shortcuts for group management
  • Added a default TLS certificate for accounts
  • Use TLS as the default MSRP transport in Bonjour account
  • Improved display of RTP packet loss and latency
  • Improved preferences sections and settings description
  • Fixed high CPU usage for conferences with many participants
  • Fixed enabling of desktop sharing actions
  • Fixed memory leaks in history viewer
  • Fixed logging when MSRP chat stream ends without actually starting
  • Fixed display of TLS icon while connecting session
  • Fixed configuration migration with unicode folder name
  • Don't imediatelly hide sRTP icon when hangup audio call
  • Set sRTP for audio streams optional by default
  • Disable chat disconnect and history buttons for bonjour accounts
  • Refactored Contact and Group classes of the Contact Model
  • Renamed shared conference file table title
  • Fixed bug related to Bonjour Account detection
  • Replaced the standard VNC viewer
  • Added Enable MWI setting
  • Many bug fixes in the middleware

Version 1.1.1

June 14th, 2011

  • Disable send private message menu item if participant has no active chat media
  • Improved alignment of SIP settings page elements
  • Scroll chatview to bottom when move splitter
  • Auto-append domain to entered text in search list results
  • Updated preferences panel descriptions
  • Replaced Add to conference button in search with a dragable contact
  • Make minimum chat drawer width same as audio sessions drawer
  • Play alert tone when remote conference added audio
  • Improved DNS lookup logging
  • Translate TLS connection error more user friendly

Version 1.1.0

June 8th, 2011

  • Added OSX Lion Support
  • Added new Preferences Panel
  • Added Collaborative Text Editor for Chat sessions
  • Added File Transfer support for Multiparty Conferences
  • Added feature to open a HTTP URL on incoming sessions
  • Added Command Z shortcut key for zoom/unzoom the UI
  • Added Command A shortcut key for select all search text
  • Added telephone dialpad with Command D shortkey
  • Added print capability to Chat, SMS and History windows
  • Added incoming file transfer preview in Chat window
  • Added conference information to Audio Sessions drawer
  • Added incoming file transfer preview in chat window
  • Added support for MSRP ACM (RFC 6135)
  • Added dragging of contacts from search view to conference
  • Refactored logging to be more consistent
  • Check if a session still exists when canceling a proposal
  • Fixed SMS viewer after latest chat controller changes
  • Improved display of failure reason in chat view
  • Update own icon in participants drawer
  • Protect against dragging contact to a finished session
  • Fixed some memory leaks in the middleware
  • Fixed drag-and-drop operations with files on Chat window
  • Fixed saving custom announcement for answering machine
  • Fixed migration from Blink Lite if installed after Blink Pro
  • Fixed concurent access issues to the history database

Version 1.0.9

April 28th, 2011

  • Fixed creation of history tables at first start
  • Added setting to disable Chat sessions
  • Added setting to disable File Transfer
  • Added setting to disable Desktop Sharing
  • End session if remote party removed all streams
  • Fixed validating TLS option paths on preferences
  • Migrate configuration from Blink Lite to Pro, if present
  • Fixed TLS loading path if its relative
  • Print origin of session failure in chat window
  • Fixed cancel outgoing chat sessions
  • Reduced size of Blink dependencies
  • Improved interoperability with OnSIP service
  • Fixed representation of URIs with special characters

Version 1.0.8

April 6th, 2011

  • Fixed history entry when session was ended before it was started
  • Render failure_reason in chat window if reason is None
  • Compact SDP by removing all SDP attributes when removing a stream
  • Added format list validation for MSRP streams
  • Improved session failure notifications and response codes
  • Fixed contextual menu when no real contact was clicked
  • Removed per contact subscribe to presence and dialog attributes

Version 1.0.7

March 24th, 2011

  • Fixed a memory allocation error in chat sessions

Version 1.0.6

March 14th, 2011

  • Implemented conference add/remove participants (RFC4579)
  • Added conference configuration management
  • Enable audio when start conference by default
  • Added hold icon in the participants drawer
  • Group conference history menu entries in one section
  • Auto-append domain when dragging phone numbers into conference
  • Removed failed invitations from drawer after 5s delay
  • Display subject header in alert panel if present in session
  • Create a random conference room if none provided
  • Fixed URL quoting not to process percent symbol
  • Replaced file storage of call history with a SQLite backend
  • Show selected combined audio device in Device menu
  • Fixed detaching tab from chat window
  • Print proposal failures in chat view

Version 1.0.5

March 4th, 2011

  • Fixed crashes and increased resilience when connectivity is lost
  • Set remote focus on incoming session, if applicable
  • Fixed exception when processing conference payload with Bonjour account
  • Fixed tooltip text in history viewer
  • Improved History Viewer layout
  • Fixed iTunes pause notification bug
  • Allow for lowercase conference rooms

Version 1.0.4

February 27th, 2011

  • Added quick audio device switching
  • Fixed manual resizing limits of main window
  • Raise incoming session alert panel without taking the focus
  • Added dot to the pstn number matching pattern
  • Render video file received using file transfer in chat window
  • Fixed alignment and improved labels in history viewer toolbar
  • Allow two characters long conference rooms
  • Improved the History Viewer interface
  • Added audio recordings to history viewer
  • Added filter by date to history viewer
  • Add entries in history for all audio sessions
  • Added search by contact in history viewer
  • Added begin/end pagination to history viewer
  • Improved handling of events during connectivity loss

Version 1.0.3

February 15th, 2011

  • Use Cmd-J for join conference and Cmd-S for Silent
  • Moved Voicemail items from History to Call menu
  • Filter contacts by search text in History viewer
  • Filter contacts by media type in History viewer
  • Allow add contact from search results to Join Conference window
  • Fixed display of history entries matching Address Book entries
  • Fixed broken query in History viewer
  • Renamed menu Audio to Devices and Conference to Call
  • Added Command N short-key for add contact action
  • Fixed a memory leak in Chat contoller
  • Reduced number of previous chat messages fetched from History
  • Added Unicode support for Audio devices

Version 1.0.2

February 10th, 2011

  • Added Unicode support for File Locations and Preferences panel
  • Improved Chat sessions shutdown logic on multiple window close
  • Do not close drawer on window close to avoid transition artifacts
  • Fixed exception when the session is ended on error conditions
  • Removed Chat history folder setting replaced by the SQLite backend
  • Render the Display Name in Chat Growl notifications
  • Fixed grouping history entries by account
  • Removed Command-A shortcut-key
  • Bug fixes in History viewer

Version 1.0.1

February 4th, 2011

  • Added support for conference servers
  • Added unicode support for non-ascii Display names
  • Added Chat window drawer for conference information
  • Added MSRP keepalive mechanism for Chat session
  • Refactored History Viewer for using SQLite backend
  • Improved DNS resolver capabilities
  • Improved Chat and SMS interfaces
  • Improved File Transfer interface
  • Improved Bonjour discovery mechanism
  • Fixed crash when broken Request URI contains unquoted @
  • Show full name for some Growl notifications
  • Fixed exceptions when adding and removing streams
  • Fixed accounting of failed sessions
  • Fixed bugs in Answering machine
  • Fixed display of RTP packet loss information
  • Moved Answering Machine to Status menu
  • Moved Audio Recording to History menu

Version 1.0.0

November 10th, 2010

  • Initial release