May 7 , 2015

AirParrot 2.1.3 for Windows is Available

An update to AirParrot 2 is available! 

You can update AirParrot 2 by selecting “Check for Updates” from the AirParrot 2 preferences menu. Additionally, you can download the new version from the AirParrot 2 download page.

Windows 2.1.3 Release Notes:

  • Resolved an issue introduced in 2.1.2 that could cause the stored license key to become corrupt, requiring re-entry
  • Resolved an issue that could cause AirParrot 2 to refuse to install on valid Windows Vista service packs
December 23 , 2014

AirParrot 2 for Mac and Windows Version 2.1 is Available

A new version of AirParrot 2 for Mac and Windows is now available. This version adds support for subtitles, local audio and displaying current artist, track and album information. AirParrot 2.1 also includes the ability to mirror just a selected portion of the screen. Find the full list of changes below:

Mac

  • Subtitles - AirParrot 2 now supports media files with embedded and external subtitles!
  • Now Playing - AirParrot 2 shows current artist, track and album information for iTunes, Spotify and Radium when mirroring audio only.
  • Local Audio - AirParrot 2 now allows mirroring audio to local computer speakers in addition to other devices.
  • AirParrot 2 now allows you to choose other audio input devices, in addition to system audio.
  • Mirror Selected Area - Select just a desired area of an application or a screen to mirror.
  • Added indicators on mouseover for display identification
  • Added menu bar indicator when mirroring is paused
  • AirParrot 2 now appears in “Open With…” menu for media files
  • AirParrot 2 menu now closes when selecting another menu bar item
  • Resolved an issue with display extension driver that could prevent certain Macs from waking on 10.10.2
  • Resolved an issue with display extension driver that previously warned users of drag and drop issues with certain MacBooks - all MacBooks are now safe to use with AirParrot 2
  • Resolved an issue where “Very High” video quality setting actually produced a very low quality video stream
  • Resolved an issue that prevented audio streaming to audio devices with multiple interfaces with self-assigned IP addresses
  • Resolved an issue where bluetooth-discovered Apple TVs could overwrite the mDNS information for the device
  • Resolved an issue where multiple connected monitors could cause the “To” list layout to break
  • Numerous miscellaneous bug fixes, stability improvements and performance updates

Windows

  • Subtitles - AirParrot 2 now supports media files with embedded and external subtitles!
  • AirParrot 2 now allows you to choose other audio input devices, in addition to system audio
  • Mirror Selected Area - Select just a desired area of a screen to mirror.
  • Added indicators on mouseover for display identification
  • Added menu bar indicator when mirroring is paused
  • AirParrot 2 now appears in “Open With…” menu for media files
  • AirParrot 2 menu now closes when selecting another menu bar item
  • Resolved an issue where “Very High” video quality setting actually produced a very low quality video stream
  • Resolved an issue that prevented audio streaming to audio devices with multiple interfaces with self-assigned IP addresses
  • Numerous miscellaneous bug fixes, stability improvements and performance updates

Release notes for version 2.1 can be found here: http://airsquirrels.com/airparrot/release-notes/

You can download this update by selecting “Check for Updates…” from the AirParrot preferences menu. The new version of AirParrot 2 can also be downloaded from here: http://www.airsquirrels.com/airparrot/download/

December 2 , 2014

AirParrot 2 for Mac 2.0.4 is Available

A new version of AirParrot 2 for Mac is now available. This version includes numerous fixes. Check out what we’ve changed below.

  • Improved teardown and disconnect on Chromecast devices
  • Resolved an issue with main menu appearing at the wrong size or position on 10.7 and 10.8
  • Resolved an issue where the “Application” menu would not display applications to mirror
  • Resolved an issue where the “Media” menu would not display any content
  • Resolved an issue where the Settings menu would not appear on 10.7 and 10.8
  • AirPlay passwords are now properly remembered even if the device’s IP address changes
  • Misc. performance and stability improvements

Release notes for version 2.0.4 can be found here: http://airsquirrels.com/airparrot/release-notes/

You can download this update by selecting “Check for Updates…” from the AirParrot preferences menu. The new version of AirParrot 2 can also be downloaded from here: http://www.airsquirrels.com/airparrot/download/

November 26 , 2014

AirParrot 2 for Windows 2.0.3 is Available

A new version of AirParrot 2 for Windows is now available. This version corrects an issue that could prevent some users from registering.

Release notes for version 2.0.3 can be found here: http://airsquirrels.com/airparrot/release-notes/

You can download this update by selecting “Check for Updates…” from the AirParrot preferences menu. The new version of AirParrot 2 can also be downloaded from here: http://www.airsquirrels.com/airparrot/download/

November 25 , 2014

AirParrot 2 for Mac and Windows 2.0.2 is Available

A new version of AirParrot 2 for Mac and Windows is now available. This version includes improvements to media streaming along with critical bug fixes. Each platform received a number of updates. Check out what we’ve changed below.

Windows:

  • Greatly improved media streaming performance and reliability
  • Added “time remaining” click toggle to timestamp counter for media streaming
  • Added audio error state when mirroring is connected but audio fails to connect
  • Media streaming scrubber updates the current timestamp in realtime
  • Improved Chromecast mirroring and media streaming stability and performance
  • Improved error state icons for low-resolution screens
  • Improved error messaging to be clearer and less generic in some situations
  • Resolved an issue where Apple TV would maintain connection after media streaming finishes
  • Resolved an issue with mirroring audio to first generation AirPort Express
  • Resolved an issue where the device list would occasionally fall out of alphabetical order
  • Resolved an issue in command line install where license keys were not being applied
  • Resolved an issue with Mac license keys appearing valid on Windows (but not allow registering)
  • Resolved a crash when rapidly clicking a receiver while it attempts to connect
  • Miscellaneous performance and stability improvements

Mac:

  • Drastic reduction in CPU utilization when mirroring
  • Greatly improved media streaming performance and reliability
  • Added “time remaining” click toggle to timestamp counter for media streaming
  • Added audio error state when mirroring is connected but audio fails to connect
  • Media streaming scrubber updates the current timestamp in realtime
  • Improved Chromecast mirroring and media streaming stability and performance
  • Improved error state icons for low-resolution screens
  • Improved error messaging to be clearer and less generic in some situations
  • Resolved an issue where Apple TV would maintain connection after media streaming finishes
  • Resolved an issue with mirroring audio to first generation AirPort Express
  • Resolved an issue with global license keys not applying for bulk deployments
  • Resolved an issue with Windows license keys appearing valid on Mac (but not allow registering)
  • Miscellaneous performance and stability improvements

Release notes for version 2.0.2 can be found here: http://airsquirrels.com/airparrot/release-notes/

You can download this update by selecting “Check for Updates…” from the AirParrot preferences menu. The new version of AirParrot 2 can also be downloaded from here: http://www.airsquirrels.com/airparrot/download/

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