Version 5.4.2 of AnyDesk for Windows has been released. With this program, which is being developed by former TeamViewer employees, another computer can be taken over to manage it remotely. The program is available for Windows, Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Android and iOS, although not every platform has the same version number. It is free for home use, for commercial use you can pay on an annual basis, or immediately for a period of six years, which reduces the total cost. It does not matter how many updates are released in the meantime. The changelog of the last few versions looks like this:
- Fixed some minor bugs.
- Local cursor in touchpad mode.
- Disable auto-lock.
- Fixed crashes.
- Language taken from iOS language setting
- Addressed “desk_rt_ipc_error” issue
- Fixed crash on incoming chat message
- Installation process has been improved
- System language autodetect issue is fixed
- Fixed display of client name in recent sessions list
- Fixed indicator or remote displays
- Fixed mouse cursor shape when using remote Windows
- Now it’s possible to miniaturize Accept window into Dock
- Fixed crash
- Improved controls via remote control
- AnyDesk is now reachable right after boot
- Fixed terminating the app
- Fixed long press on special keys
- Fixed chinese language selection
- Minor improvements and fixes
- Implemented screen privacy feature.
Enabling privacy mode during a session will disable the monitor on the remote side so the screen contents are hidden for anyone with physical access to the remote device. Interference/computer interaction attempt from the remote side will be prevented automatically by locking the screen.
- Blocking remote input.
Mouse and keyboard input can now blocked for the computer being controlled
- Automatic Screen lock when remote session ended
- Improved application responsiveness
- Fixed bug when 2 AnyDesk were opened on user login
- Minor UI layout fixes
- Improved color transfer
- Stability improvements
- Fixed crash when typing into address bar
- Privacy indicator in the statusbar to always reflect privacy status
- Privacy will try to disable the screensaver to avoid failing
- Added unattended access priviledges in the security settings which can override the standart permissions if connected via unattended access
- Privacy will attempt to re-initialize if failed
- Privacy will now fail if some other tools tamper with gamma (eg redshift)
- Fixed sometimes input not being blocked in privacy as well as sometimes not being unblocked on privacy end
- Fixed wrong permissions in the backend
- Minor bug fixes in the file transfer
- Fixed a wrong error message when registering an alias that is too long
- Fixed an issue where the recording path could not be set
- Fixed a bug that the decimal point on the numpad was not transmitted correctly
- Fixed a deadlock that could occur on the backend side if text was input too fast from the frontend
- Several minor bug fixes
- Refactored privacy to match windows behavior
|Operating systems||Windows 7, Android, Linux, BSD, macOS, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, iOS, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016|