April 28 , 2015

An Update to AirParrot 1 is Available

A performance update for AirParrot 1 is available. The update applies to both Windows and Mac. 

AirParrot for Mac 1.6.1 and AirParrot for Windows 1.3.1:

  • Resolves an audio issue when mirroring to an Apple TV on software version 7.2

You can update AirParrot by selecting “Check for Updates” from the AirParrot preferences menu. 

This update does not apply to AirParrot 2.

April 28 , 2015

Reflector 2.0.1 for Mac and Windows is Available

An update to Reclector 2 is available! This update significantly improves stability and resolves bugs on both Windows and Mac.

Mac 2.0.1 update notes:

  • Improved Google Cast discovery on older Android devices
  • Reflector 2 devices now appear in the Devices tab of the Chromecast app
  • Resolved an issue where a Cast device would connect and mirror only a single image before freezing (primarily on Samsung devices)
  • Resolved a crash when saving some recordings
  • Resolved a crash when toggling voiceover near the end of a recording
  • Resolved a hang when closing Preferences on some Macs
  • Resolved an issue that caused a long period of black space at the beginning of a recording
  • Resolved an issue that could cause device audio to become garbled in recordings
  • Resolved an issue that could cause device frames to appear corrupted in recordings
  • Resolved an issue that could cause Cast devices to only show “No Frame” in the frame selection list
  • Resolved an issue where device frames would not appear in some recordings
  • Resolved an issue where Reflector 2 would only show “No Frame” for a device that had previously set a frame
  • Resolved an issue where Reflector 2 would not trim backspace when sending Cast previews to Reflector Director
  • Resolved an issue with using the “Register” button in Reflector 2 license emails

Windows 2.0.1 update notes:

  • Improved Google Cast discovery on older Android devices
  • Reflector 2 devices now appear in the Devices tab of the Chromecast app
  • Resolved an issue where a Cast device would connect and mirror only a single image before freezing (primarily on Samsung devices)
  • Resolved a crash when saving some recordings
  • Resolved an issue that caused a long period of black space at the beginning of a recording
  • Resolved an issue that could cause device audio to become garbled in recordings
  • Resolved an issue with mirrored devices not appearing on Windows Vista 32-bit
  • Resolved an issue that caused the Reflector 2 menu to appear off screen
  • Resolved an issue that could cause Cast devices to only show “No Frame” in the frame selection list
  • Resolved an issue with the client name bar loading beyond the bounds of the window
  • Resolved an issue with excess padding when a Cast device stream is displayed in a frame
  • Resolved an issue that could cause device frames to appear corrupted in recordings
  • Resolved an issue where device frames would not appear in some recordings
  • Resolved an issue where Reflector 2 would not trim backspace when sending Cast previews to Reflector Director

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. 

February 19 , 2015

AirParrot 2.1.1 for Windows is Available

A new version of AirParrot 2 for Windows is now available. This version resolves performance and stability issues related to audio. Find the full list of changes below:

  • Resolved a crash related to multi-channel audio devices when mirroring
  • Resolved an issue that could cause audio mirroring to stutter and drop over time
  • Resolved several “loopback initialization” audio capture issues
  • Miscellaneous audio bug fixes and stability improvements

Release notes for version 2.1.1 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/

February 4 , 2015

Squirrels School Lesson #4 – How to Mirror a Windows Tablet or Computer

Mirroring is a feature that is not found natively on Windows devices. Luckily, software applications like AirParrot provide the solution to mirror both Windows tablets and computers!

AirParrot mirrors Windows devices to popular receivers such as Apple TV, Chromecast and Reflector. For a one-time purchase of $14.99, you can send your device screen in just three easy steps:

1.     Download AirParrot to your Windows computer or tablet.

2.     Open AirParrot.

3.     Open the AirParrot interface and select your display, or specific application you would like to mirror. Then select your destination(s).

And just like that, your Windows screen is sent directly to your receiver!

AirParrot also works with Mac and Chrome OS devices!

October 6 , 2014

AirParrot for Windows 1.3 is Available

An update to AirParrot for Windows is available. This version corrects audio issues when connecting to an Apple TV and adds a “still mirroring” alert.

Version 1.3 release notes include:

  • Added a new preference to enable periodic “still mirroring” alerts
  • Resolved an issue when attempting to connect audio to Apple TV OS 7.0
  • Resolved an issue that prevented AirParrot from switching between AirPlay destinations
  • Many miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements

Release notes for version 1.3 can be found here: http://www.airsquirrels.com/airparrot/release-notes/win/

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

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