September 9 , 2016

New Ditto Screen-Sharing Service Update

We’re excited to announce an update for Ditto -- the screen-sharing service for your workplace.

The update adds tvOS 10 compatibility for businesses, schools and institutions using the latest Apple TV. We also updated the Ditto Administration Portal to fix a few bugs and improve usability.

Find the complete list of Ditto updates below.

Windows 

  • Added compatibility for screen sharing from Windows computers to tvOS 10 on the fourth generation Apple TV
  • Added enhanced encryption when mirroring to Apple TV or the Reflector 2  screen-mirroring software
  • Resolved an issue that could prevent Ditto from launching on Windows 8.1
  • Improved screen capture and mirroring performance
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and performance improvements         

Mac

  • Added compatibility for screen sharing from Mac to tvOS 10 on the fourth generation Apple TV
  • Added enhanced encryption when mirroring to Apple TV or the Reflector 2  screen-mirroring software
  • Improved screen capture and mirroring performance
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and performance improvements
September 8 , 2016

AirParrot 2.6 for Mac and Windows is Available

A major update for AirParrot 2 is now available. This update greatly improves stability and performance and adds compatibility for the upcoming tvOS 10 update.

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.

AirParrot 2.6 update notes for Mac:

  • Added compatibility with tvOS 10 on the fourth-generation Apple TV
  • Added enhanced encryption when mirroring to Apple TV or Reflector 2
  • Improved performance and reliability of Bonjour discovery
  • Added setting to disable localization and use English
  • Resolved an issue that would cause a crash when attempting to load media files with capitalized file extensions
  • Resolved an issue that would cause Cast connections to hang when quitting AirParrot 2
  • Resolved a potential crash when suddenly losing connection to a Chromecast
  • Resolved a potential crash when launching AirParrot 2
  • Resolved a potential crash when switching between docked monitors
  • Resolved a potential crash when attempting to connect to an Apple TV with a password or onscreen code enabled
  • Resolved a potential crash when suddenly losing connection to a Chromecast
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and performance improvements

AirParrot 2.6 update notes for Windows:

  • Added compatibility with tvOS 10 on the fourth-generation Apple TV
  • Added enhanced encryption when mirroring to Apple TV or Reflector 2
  • Improved performance and reliability of Bonjour discovery
  • Added setting to disable localization and use English
  • Resolved an issue that would cause a crash when attempting to load media files with capitalized file extensions
  • Resolved an issue that would cause Cast connections to hang when quitting AirParrot 2
  • Resolved a potential crash when suddenly losing connection to a Chromecast
  • Resolved a potential crash when launching AirParrot 2
  • Resolved a potential crash when switching between docked monitors
  • Resolved a potential crash when attempting to connect to an Apple TV with a password or onscreen code enabled
  • Resolved a potential crash when suddenly losing connection to a Chromecast
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and performance improvements
August 8 , 2016

Reflector 2.5.2 for Mac and Windows Adds iOS 10 Support

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The latest Reflector 2 update adds support for iOS 10 and fixes a few minor bugs.

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

Check out the complete release notes below.

Reflector 2.5.2 update notes for Mac:

  • Added initial iOS 10 Support
  • Resolved a potential crash when using the "launch at login" preference
  • Resolved a potential crash that could occur when a large number of Reflector Student instances connected
  • Improved reliability when using Cast connections from Ditto
  • Resolved an issue Casting from Chrome “Canary” dev branch

Reflector 2.5.2 update notes for Windows:

  • Added initial iOS 10 Support
  • Resolved a potential crash that could occur when a large number of Reflector Student instances connected
  • Improved discoverability from iOS and Chrome OS devices
  • Resolved an issue Casting from Chrome “Canary” dev branch
August 1 , 2016

AirParrot 2.5.2 for Mac and Windows is now Available

AirParrot 2.5.2 for Mac and Windows is now available. The update improves the mirroring experience on both Mac and Windows.

Mac 2.5.2 Release Notes:
 - Improved the rate at which content updates when mirroring mostly static content

Windows 2.5.2 Release Notes:
- Improved mDNS discovery and reliability on very large networks with hundreds of devices
- Added better support for multiple monitor setups on Windows 8.1 and above
- Added improved support for alternate DPIs on Windows 8.1 and above

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.

July 18 , 2016

Ditto Screen-Sharing Service Adds Audio Support

The Ditto screen-sharing service now includes audio support in addition to its screen-sharing capabilities. Many users have been requesting this feature since the Ditto launch in early June. The addition of audio is rolling out for existing users over the next few hours.

Ditto for Windows Audio: No action needed. The next time you open Ditto, you'll be able to mirror audio along with video.

Ditto for Mac Audio: Requires the AirParrot 2 audio driver to be pre-installed on your Mac. If your Mac already has our AirParrot 2 desktop mirroring software, you don't need to do anything.

If your Mac does not have AirParrot 2, download the AirParrot 2 trial and open the application. You should be prompted to install the drivers. If you are not prompted, open the AirParrot 2 preferences, click the General tab and click “Install missing drivers” button. That will install the required audio drivers on your Mac to enable Ditto audio. The needed audio drivers will remain after the AirParrot 2 trial is over.

Enjoy the update! As always, let us know if you have any questions in the comments below or email support@goditto.com.

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