Release Notes - SimBrief Downloader

Version 1.6.2

October 16th 2021

— Mandatory update —

  • Fixed missing MSFS sim path option on PCs where MSFS is not installed.

Version 1.6.1

October 15th 2021

— Mandatory update —

  • Fixed connection issues caused by Let’s Encrypt’s DST Root CA X3 expiration.
  • Updated Electron framework to 12.2.1.
  • Various code updates for compatibility with Electron 12.2.1.

Version 1.5.1

June 9th 2021

— Mandatory update —

  • Redesigned login flow to leverage main website login.
  • Added option to disable notification when minimizing to tray.
  • Added option to always export new flights automatically.
  • Added option to show or hide the post-export status Window.
  • Added simulator path entries for MSFS and P3Dv5.
  • Improved tray icon when using “Light” mode in Windows 10.
  • Fixed possible duplicate paths when activating a format for the first time.

Version 1.4.5

November 27th 2018

— Optional update —

  • Removed splash screen when launching at startup (CPU usage bug fixed using better method).
  • “Program Still Running” message is now only shown once every 30 minutes.
  • Added tooltip to the Windows Tray icon.

Version 1.4.4

June 1st 2018

— Optional update —

  • Performance improvement: Fixed residual CPU usage when auto-launching on startup.

Version 1.4.3

May 7th 2018

— Optional update —

  • Added the ability to export Active Sky weather when running over a network.
  • Added an option to specify a custom Active Sky snapshot folder.

Version 1.4.2

May 3rd 2018

— Mandatory update —

  • Added Active Sky weather export feature.
  • Added new option to customize Active Sky IP address.
  • Added additional Socket handlers to support Active Sky integration.
  • Improved handling of Socket disconnects and reconnects.

Version 1.3.6

March 28th 2018

— Mandatory update —

  • Fixed repeating text in the quick-view file name.

Version 1.3.5

March 28th 2018

— Mandatory update —

  • Added ability to append routes inside of an existing file (applicable formats only).
  • Re-coded Elevate (Admin) function within the file exporter.
  • Included vcredist.exe files in the NSIS installer (required by the new Elevate function)
  • Added a quick-view file name button to each format.
  • Added automatic export status window resizing and directory clipping.
  • Added tool-tip text to the export status window.
  • Improved initial program launch speed.
  • Replaced “OFP” with “Flight Plan” throughout the program for clarity.
  • Added informational text when no formats are available (no navlog or empty route string).
  • Added credits/acknowledgements section to the help window.
  • Added code to handle parallel admin/non-admin program instances.
  • Program now outputs a text log to the AppData directory.
  • Various minor tweaks and fixes to text strings.
  • Removed old/unused node modules from dependencies.
  • Simplified versioning.

Version 1.2.18076

March 18th 2018

— Mandatory update —

  • Re-released as final RTW version.
  • Fixed bugs affecting the packaging and update processes.

Version 1.2.18074-rc.4

March 16th 2018

— Optional update —

  • Added the ability to either hide all unselected formats or hide only unused formats.
  • Added right-click context menus to each format line.
  • Added a confirmation/context menu when removing a defined folder.
  • Added code to handle a large number of simultaneous OFP pushes.
  • Individual export buttons are now greyed out if no folder is defined.
  • Swapped individual export and help buttons.

Version 1.1.18074-rc.3

March 16th 2018

— Mandatory update —

  • Fixed a bug where the Tray icon could disappear after a while.
  • Removed the Tray icon from the macOS version.
  • Added individual export buttons to each format/folder.
  • Added the ability to hide unselected formats.
  • Minor cosmetic fixes to the scrollbar.

Version 1.0.18073-rc.1

March 15th 2018

— Optional update —

  • Fixed an issue that could cause the loading blocker to freeze in place.
  • Added additional code to force-remove the loading blocker if it freezes.
  • Fixed various bugs which could cause the download status to disappear prematurely during updates.

Version 1.0.18072-rc.7

March 14th 2018

  • Initial release.