Release Notes

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Duet For PC 2.6.6.1
November 15, 2023

New Features:

  • New 'Connect with Code' feature that allows connections across accounts with an access code

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed potential crash that would occur when logging in
  • Fixed crash that would occasionally happen when first making a connection
  • Fixed issue where the USB connection between iOS and PC doesn't always start automatically
  • Fixed issue where the Duet Air connection degrades after running the app for several days
  • Fixed issue where privacy mode options were not appearing on a fresh install
  • Fixed compatibility issue with privacy mode and the lock screen
  • Fixed issue where "Connection Failed" popup would continuously appear during a wired USB connection
  • Fixed issue where audio would stop when doing an Extend/Mirror transition
  • Fixed potential issue that would cause stylus and touch input to not be processed
  • Fixed touch input offset that could happen in particular mirror configurations
  • Fixed an issue where the "Enable Android USB" option was not always being obeyed, causing the Android device to be put into accessory mode unconditionally

Other Improvements:

  • Updated Devices screen
  • Bitrate optimizations for Duet Air to reduce latency
  • Add option to apply stylus fix for specific drawing applications
  • Add notification of available stylus guide when using certain applications and stylus input
  • Moved initiation of wireless connection to the receiver/mobile device to improve connection stability and reliability

Released
Duet For PC 2.6.5.0
October 5, 2023

New Features:

  • Bit Rate Enhancements for better stream quality

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed issue with multiple Duet Icons appearing in the task bar

Other Improvements:

  • Enhancements for multi-point touch input
  • Add registry keys to disable various one-time prompts
  • Disable USB UI elements when on Remote-only plan

Released
Duet For PC 2.6.4.1
September 20, 2023

New Features:

  • Added 'Privacy Mode' option that allows the host screen to be blocked while making an RDP Mirror connection.
  • Add the ability to dynamically switch which remote screen you are mirroring in the PC viewer with the F9 key.

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed occasional crash that was occurring when starting a connection.
  • Fixed issue that was causing occasional disconnects when doing a PC to Mac RDP session.
  • Fixed issue with PKI Encryption not working when running as a service.

Other Improvements:

  • Various issues relating to login and URL links.
  • Add support for Duet Remote Plan.

Released
Duet For PC 2.6.3.0
August 28, 2023

New Feature:

  • Added warning on UI when the application detects that the Apple Mobile Device Service has stopped running

Update:

  • The GPU and Encoder data are now correctly filled into the support email

Bugfix:

  • Fixed issue where wired iOS client were automatically connecting before logging in on boot
  • Fixed crash that would occasionally happen on boot
  • Fixed issue where if killing Duet on the remote application would occasionally lead to an endless loop of connection pop ups
  • Fixed issue where mirror connections would be blurry (low resolution) when last Extend connection was set to a low resolution
  • Fixed issue where the privacy policy link would become unresponsive when running as SYSTEM
  • Fixed issue logging into Duet with Firefox when switching between running as SYSTEM and running as user

Released
Duet For PC 2.6.2.0
August 18, 2023

New Features:

  • Automatically connect to the primary desktop screen when making a connection to the login screen
  • PCs can now make connections to other PCs without having to explicitly have the "Enable Screen Sharing" button checked

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed issued where occasionally the first connection fails on the windows login screen
  • Fixed issue where the program would fail to load the user's locale/language and crash afterwards
  • Fixed issue with DPI selections not updating when changing resolutions
  • Corrected issues with multi-touch and touch selections in PC to iOS connections

Other Improvements:

  • The resolution and scaling settings are now hidden when the connection type is mirrored
  • USB and Direct Air connections will only be made after the user has logged in when running as a service

Released
Duet For PC 2.6.1.4
August 9, 2023

New Features

  • Add ability to run Duet as a Service for secure remote login
  • Add ability to change DPI/Scale for the virtual Duet monitor
  • Add Tone-mapping support for mirroring displays with HDR enabled
  • Add warning dialog when a mirrored connection contains protected content that is not viewable on the client
  • Add ability to customize the device list by changing the displayed name, image and color
  • UI changes to help users set up a new device
  • Show an in-app notification when a new device is available for connection

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed crash that would occur if you started the app without an Internet connection
  • Fixed issue whereby we were exceeding the decoding capabilities of the M1 chip when doing a PC to Mac connection
  • Fixed issue with Mac to PC connections where the PC app gets stuck on connecting after ending a session
  • Fixed issue where the desktop app keeps loading forever when a proxy connection fails
  • Fixed issue where the iOS client would get stuck in Mirrored mode occasionally when switching between Mirror and Extend
  • Fixed crash that could occur if you attempt to log a very long message
  • Fixed issue where the an incorrect system clock time may cause devices not to appear on the device list

Other Improvements

  • Other minor UI Improvements
Released
Duet For PC 2.6.0.1
June 20, 2023

Feature

  • Added End-to-End (E2E) encryption support with PKI

Update

  • Added standard Windows Title bar with immersive dark mode
  • Modified icon for mirror button in UI

Bugfix

  • Fixed several UI issues with the previous custom title bar
  • Fixed issue where UI doesn't update correctly when switching between Mirror and Extend mode from the iOS Widget

Released
Duet For PC 2.5.9.1
May 26, 2023

Feature

  • Added option to follow system theme for light and dark modes in the UI
  • Add support for 120Hz refresh rates on the virtual monitor

Update

  • Updated device image and connection buttons icons

Bugfix

  • The bottom and right edges were being duplicated when dragging between monitors
  • Corrected a potential crash when dragging the UI window off-screen
  • Fixed issue where the UI wasn't obeying the Administration registry keys for disabling Air and RDP
  • Fixed issue where some Windows 11 systems wouldn't mirror a secondary display- The Frame rate and quality settings will now persist through restarts of the application instead of always defaulting to 60 FPS / High Power
  • The virtual monitor is no longer disconnected when the session is locked. This will ensure that any application window positions will not be lost when you lock the screen
  • Fixed issue where sometimes the incorrect name of connected device would appear on the sender's PC
  • Corrected a small memory leak that would cause the display driver to crash after around 50-60 consecutive connections
  • Fixed issue where stutter occurs in 30FPS Mirrored Mode

Released
Duet For PC 2.5.8.1
April 26, 2023

Feature

  • Encoder optimizations for AMD GPUs
  • Added support for displays greater than 4K

Update

  • Added missing translations for some languages
  • Added confirmation for Sign Out
  • Pressure sensitivity improvements for stylus input

Bugfix

  • Fixed issue where running the application as Administrator would not allow a user to log in
  • Fixed issue with Duet not logging in if the application wasn’t already running
  • Fixed issue where the application would stop responding during Air connections for some users
  • Fixed issue where wired connections may get stuck on “Launching Duet” when previous session was mirrored

Released
Duet For PC 2.5.6.2
March 29, 2023

Feature

  • Redesigned UI

Bugfix

  • Corrected issue with lower quality images being shown in D2D for high DPI displays
  • Fixed issue with distorted image being displayed when extending or mirroring a Mac to a PC

Released
Duet For PC 2.5.5.0
March 14, 2023

Update

  • Added check in installer for DirectX 11 compatibility

Bugfix

  • Corrected crash that would occur in rare circumstances when attempting a new connection

Released
Duet For PC 2.5.4.0
March 10, 2023

Feature

  • Add ability to disable wireless Air connections through registry

Released
Duet For PC 2.5.3.0
March 9, 2023

Feature

  • Implemented pinch, undo and redo gestures for iOS and Android RDP connections

Update

  • Improved video quality and resolution when mirroring a Mac to a PC
  • Analytics changes to aid in reliability improvements

Bugfix

  • Corrected issue where video would distort when there was no movement on the screen
  • Fixed issue with display topology resetting when a 3rd monitor was disabled or disconnected
  • Fixed issue with screen jumping when doing a pinch in/out gesture

Released
Duet For PC 2.5.2.2
February 27, 2023

Feature

  • Add ability to send Mac Command (%) Key for Desktop-to-Desktop (D2D) connections

Update

  • Optimizations to device discovery and connection process
  • Bandwidth optimizations for RDP screen mirroring

Bugfix

  • Fixed incorrect cursor orientation when doing a D2D connection with the PC in portrait mode
  • Corrected cursor sizing issue when doing a D2D connection
  • Corrected issue causing a disconnect after 2-5 minutes in rare circumstances
  • Fixed instance where the iOS app would get stuck on “Launching Duet…” if the virtual display monitor was disabled or disconnected

Released
Duet For PC 2.5.0.0
January 20, 2023

New Features:

  • Added support for middle mouse button in the desktop viewer

Bug Fixes:

  • Corrected issue with program not being able to log in on a system with the VC++ Redistributable 2015-2022 14.34 installed

Other Improvements:

  • Allowed for discrete NVidia GPU to be selected when in a Dual AMD/NVidia GPU system configuration
Released
Duet For PC 2.4.9.3
January 6, 2023

New Features:

  • New Display Driver to improve mouse input latency

Bug Fixes:

  • Corrected a program crash that would happen to some users when making end point service calls
  • Fixed issues with distorted images when extending a Mac to a PC

Other Improvements:

  • Optimized driver installation in the installer
  • Added option during uninstall to delete application temporary files and settings

Released
Duet For PC 2.4.7.3
December 14, 2022

New Features:

  • Improved mouse input latency for PC to PC RDP connections

Bug Fixes:

  • Fix issue with Display on client device freezing after disconnecting and reconnecting USB cable
  • Corrected issue with touch/stylus offset when there is a monitor in portrait orientation
  • Fixed crash that would occur on malformed or very long service requests on startup

Other Improvements:

  • Installer improvements for driver installation
  • Updated UI translations

Released
Duet For PC 2.4.6.5
October 22, 2022

New Features:

  • Add ability to share audio for PC to PC connections.

Bug Fixes:

  • Corrected occasional crash that would happen when connecting to a Meta Portal Device over wireless.
  • Corrected issue with the system number format being modified in rare circumstances.

Released
Duet For PC 2.4.5.1
September 26, 2022

New Features:

  • Added “Enable HW Accelerated Encoding” option on Settings page to allow for enabling or disabling of hardware-accelerated encoding with the GPU.

Bug Fixes:

  • Corrected offsets for touch and pencil that would occur in some situations when mirroring the display.

Released
Duet For PC 2.4.3.0
July 26, 2022

Bug Fixes:

  • Fix a crash that would occasionally happen when the app starts.

Released
Duet For PC 2.4.2.2
July 18, 2022

New Features:

  • Added the ability to mirror a PC screen which had been shut off due to the system power plan.

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed issue where tilt sensitivity/angles are inverted in Adobe Photoshop.
  • Fixed issue where most Android RDP proxies were defaulting to proxy rather than connecting locally.
  • Fixed issue where Duet wouldn’t launch when certain system regional number formats have been customized.
  • Fixed issue where the RDP connection was not terminated if the user signs off while a session is active.

Released
Duet For PC 2.3.8.1
June 9, 2022

Bug Fixes:

  • Fix a crash that would occasionally happen when the app starts and attempts to log the user in.
  • The PC was in some cases sending the wrong native resolution when doing a PC to PC or PC to Mac extend RDP session.
  • Corrected issue on the ‘Desktop’ tab where the highlighted device would be unselected when the device list was refreshed.

Released
Duet For PC 2.3.6.3
May 10, 2022
  • Logging optimizations and formatting improvements
  • Fixed compatibility issue with touch input while using Photoshop
  • Fixed compatibility with Photoshop when using the Photo-merge feature
Released
Duet For PC 2.3.5.1
April 4, 2022
  • General stability and reliability improvements
  • Improved connectivity for remote desktop connections
  • Fixed an occasional crash on disconnect.
  • Corrected a minor memory leak when iterating the Windows firewall rules.
  • Corrected a connectivity issue when both clients have the same local IPV4 address but on different gateways.
  • Localization improvements.
  • Improvements to the automatic updater.
Released
Duet For PC 2.3.2.8
February 25, 2022
  • Fixes for iPhone support
  • App responsiveness improvements
  • Stability fixes
Released
Duet For PC 2.3.2.2
February 10, 2022
  • Substantial reduction in latency for users outside of North America
  • Greatly improved performance for Nvidia graphics cards
  • Significant reduction in latency and improvement in quality for wired users
  • Crash fix for remote desktop
  • General stability and reliability improvements
Released
Duet For PC 2.3.1.6
January 21, 2022
  • Performance & Reliability Improvements
Released
Duet For PC 2.3.1.3
January 14, 2022
  • Performance & Reliability Improvements
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Duet For PC 2.3.0.6
January 4, 2022
  • Performance & Reliability Improvements
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Duet For PC 2.1.9.0
September 22, 2021
  • Performance improvements
  • Stability fixes
Released
Duet For PC 1.9.8.2
July 2, 2021
  • Stability fixes
Released
Duet For PC 1.9.7.5
May 28, 2021
  • Performance improvements
  • Stability fixes
Released
Duet For PC 1.9.6.6
April 28, 2021
  • Speed improvements
  • Hardware optimizations
  • Stability fixes
Released
Duet For PC 1.9.5.8
April 13, 2021
  • Stability fixes
Released
Duet For PC 1.9.5.3
March 16, 2021
  • Stability fixes
Released
Duet For PC 1.9.5.1
March 8, 2021
  • Speed improvements
  • Android wired support improvements
  • Stability fixes
Released
Duet For PC 1.9.3.6
January 29, 2021
  • Stability fixes
Released
Duet For PC 1.9.2.7
December 15, 2020
  • Stability fixes
Released
Duet For PC 1.9.1.9
November 6, 2020
  • Login loop fix
Released
Duet For PC 1.9.1.1
October 13, 2020
  • Stability fixes
  • Miscellaneous internal improvements
Released
Duet For PC 1.9.1.0
October 2, 2020
  • Fix for thumbnail images when connecting to desktop
  • Miscellaneous internal improvements

Released
Duet For PC 1.9.0.8
September 22, 2020
  • UI improvements
  • Remote desktop improvements
  • Stability fixes
Released
Duet For PC 1.9.0.3
September 1, 2020
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and internal improvements
Released
Duet For PC 1.8.9.6
August 10, 2020
  • Fixed a problem where the firewall warning message would sometimes appear when using a third-party firewall product
  • Fixed a crash when network was disconnected or blocked
  • Fix for screen occasionally not updating in 30fps mode
  • Stability improvements
Released
Duet For PC 1.8.9.5
August 6, 2020
  • Fixed a crash on Windows 7 that started happening in version 1.8.9.2
  • Fixed a problem where the screen saver would stop working on the RDP client PC after an RDP session
  • Added Uninstall button on the Settings tab
  • Miscellaneous internal stability improvements

Released
Duet For PC 1.8.9.2
July 23, 2020
  • Stability fixes
  • Remote Desktop improvements

Released
Duet For PC 1.8.8.1
May 6, 2020
  • Stability fixes
Released
Duet For PC 1.8.7.8
April 27, 2020
  • Stability fixes
  • UI improvements

Released
Duet For PC 1.8.7.5
April 15, 2020
  • Usability improvements
  • Stability fixes

Released
Duet For PC 1.8.7.3
April 13, 2020
  • Better wireless performance for slower networks
  • Stability fixes

Released
Duet For PC 1.8.6.7
March 11, 2020
  • Stability fixes
Released
Duet For PC 1.8.6.6
March 3, 2020
  • Fixes RDP logic
  • Performance improvements
  • Stability fixes

Released
Duet For PC 1.8.5.1
January 27, 2020
  • Fix for Affinity Designer tablet support
  • Pro improvements
  • Stability fixes
Released
Duet For PC 1.8.4.5
January 16, 2020
  • Fixes touch issue for mirroring
  • Fixes return key issue for iOS RDP
  • Fixes Android USB
  • Stability fixes

Released
Duet For PC 1.8.4.3
December 23, 2019
  • USB for Android support
  • Stability fixes
  • Language localizations

Released
Duet For PC 1.8.2.1
November 20, 2019
  • Desktop to desktop (use your PC to extend or mirror a Mac or another PC)
  • Stability fixes

Released
Duet For PC 1.7.2.4
November 5, 2019
  • Adds screen extend through Remote Desktop
  • Stability fixes

Released
Duet For PC 1.7.0.9
October 8, 2019
  • Android support
Released
Duet For PC 1.6.1.8
June 18, 2019
  • Fix for remote desktop
Released
Duet For PC 1.6.1.6
June 1, 2019
  • Fix for mirroring issue
Released
Duet For PC 1.6.1.5
May 24, 2019
  • Fix on new drivers for all Nvidia issues
Released
Duet For PC 1.6.0.6
April 19, 2019
  • Brand new Windows drivers for Windows 10 with none of the previous compatibility issues
Released
Duet For PC 1.5.6.7
February 18, 2019
  • Improved wireless performance
Released
Duet For PC 1.5.5.2
January 15, 2019
  • Windows drivers adjustments
Released
Duet For PC 1.5.5.0
January 10, 2019
  • Windows 7 fix
Released
Duet For PC 1.5.4.9
December 12, 2018
  • Remote desktop support added
Released
Duet For PC 1.5.3.3
August 17, 2018
  • Stability fixes
Released
Duet For PC 1.5.2.2
July 2, 2018
  • Windows drivers adjustments
Released
Duet For PC 1.5.2.1
May 19, 2018
  • Change to wireless connection detection
Released
Duet For PC 1.5.1.6
April 16, 2018
  • Windows drivers adjustments
Released
Duet For PC 1.5.1.5
March 24, 2018
  • Stability fixes
Released
Duet For PC 1.5.1.4
February 6, 2018
  • New features
  • SLI support fixes

Released
Duet For PC 1.5.1.1
December 5, 2017
  • Stability fixes for Windows 10 Creators update
Released
Duet For PC 1.5.0.2
October 24, 2017
  • New features
  • Stability fixes

Released
Duet For PC 1.4.7.8
August 25, 2017
  • Fix for Windows Hello issue
  • Apple Smart Keyboard support fix

Released
Duet For PC 1.4.7.4
May 12, 2017
  • Support for new gestures
  • Improved Apple Pencil drivers
  • Fix for portrait mode on Windows 7
  • Stability fixes

Released
Duet For PC 1.4.6.5
March 12, 2017
  • Stability fixes
  • Improved performance on 32-bit operating systems including touch screen support
  • Better language support

Released
Duet For PC 1.4.5.9
February 21, 2017
  • Added self-repair for common connection issues
Released
Duet For PC 1.4.5.5
February 12, 2017
  • Stability fixes
  • Added support of Apple Pencil pressure/tilt sensitivity for:
    ZBrush
    SAI
    Krita
    Mischief
    Clip Studio
    Adobe Illustrator
    Expresii
    Affinity Designer
    ArtRage
    Corel Painter
    TVPaint
    Blender

Released
Duet For PC 1.4.5.4
December 15, 2016
  • Use your iPad keyboard to type on to your PC
  • Fixed the driver conflict that caused the iPad display to sometimes render black when connected

Released
Duet For PC 1.4.5.2
October 3, 2016
  • Added support for Apple Pencil pressure sensitivity
  • Added Pixel Perfect setting for more resource intensive but higher quality rendering
  • Fixed a bug where when launching, it sometimes got stuck. This should elegantly relaunch instead of throwing up the re-install window, which happens for some users
  • Fixed some conflicts with external drivers
  • Better responsiveness with graphics programs
  • Fixed a bug where Surface Pro users had their keyboard hidden

Released
Duet For PC 1.4.3.8
August 12, 2016
  • Bug from the previous version that caused the screen to freeze temporarily as well as some installer bugs some users have experienced
Released
Duet For PC 1.4.1.0
June 12, 2016
  • We are excited to announce Duet Display has been updated to support the new iPad Pro from Apple and rewritten from the ground up. To support the high resolution, we have created a new algorithm with intelligent refresh. This has reduced the CPU resource usage on both Mac & PC by half. In addition, iOS uses a third less CPU and battery, allowing you to work longer away from your desk
  • This also fixes a bug from the previous version that caused the screen to freeze temporarily

Released
Duet For PC 1.2.5
January 12, 2016
  • We are excited to announce Duet Display has been updated to support the new iPad Pro from Apple. With a 12.9 inch screen, the new iPad makes a very compelling additional display
  • To support the enormous resolution, we have created a new algorithm with intelligent refresh. This has reduced the CPU resource usage on both Mac & PC by half. In addition, iOS uses a third less CPU and battery, allowing you to work longer away from your desk

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