Jump Desktop Connect 6.10.23

This release addresses the following issues:

- Fixed: Users cannot log in if their local account requires a password reset.
- Fixed: On Windows, there are now virtual monitor fixes for headless machines with NVIDIA graphics cards.
- Fixed: On Mac, Adobe Premiere timeline movements are now smooth.
- New: Introduced a new Password-less Login feature for Jump Desktop for Teams users. This feature is always disabled by default on all existing and new installations. To enable this feature, open up Connect Settings and edit the Password-less login feature.
- New: Added support for disabling Privacy Mode and Audio Streaming via Connect Settings.
- Stability improvements.



Jump Desktop for Windows 8.6.6

8.6.6: Fixes a crash on Windows 7

We're delighted to announce the official release of Jump Desktop for Windows 8.6.5. This version introduces a host of new features and improvements:

  • Virtual Display Support: This feature helps extend your screen beyond the physical monitor, offering more space to work on.
  • Privacy Mode: Keeping user privacy paramount, privacy mode blanks out the host machine's physical displays.
  • Stylus Support when connecting to Mac or Windows: Using a stylus with Jump Desktop for Windows is now supported when connecting to both Mac and Windows devices.
  • Higher-Quality Audio Streaming for Teams Enterprise Users: Enterprise users can now enjoy higher-quality audio streaming, ensuring clearer streaming audio.
  • Resolution Matching Fixes: We have improved resolution matching.
  • Stability: We've worked on our backend to make the software more stable and reliable.


To update to the new version, open Jump Desktop for Windows and click Help -> Check for Updates.

Relevant Support Article: How to use Stylus Pen Pressure Support For Windows


Privacy Mode for Fluid


Privacy Mode for Fluid blanks out the host machine's physical displays and blocks inputs from physical keyboard and mice attached to the machine. Privacy mode will also automatically lock computer after a user's remote session ends. This is perfect for when you need to remotely work on sensitive documents and media. Great for shared environments and hybrid work. 

To enable privacy mode connect to your machine and click Remote -> Privacy Mode.

Teams users can also enforce Privacy Mode via Connect Settings:

Privacy Mode is currently available when connecting from a Mac to a Windows or Mac machine.

Virtual Displays

Virtual Displays for Fluid lets you extend your remote session beyond the physical limits of your host's displays. You can now create up to 4 virtual displays during a remote session (see below for limitations). 

Virtual displays support arbitrary resolutions and can match your local display layout perfectly. This is perfect for working with multiple monitors without having to worry about how many monitors are attached to the remote host. Virtual Monitors also support Retina mode for extra clarity! 

To get started: 

Connect to your machine, click Displays -> Virtual Monitor and select the number of virtual displays to use. Once virtual displays are engaged Jump will replace the host's physical monitors with virtual monitors. You can resize virtual monitors by simply resizing your local Jump Desktop windows.

Requirements:

Virtual Monitor support currently works when connecting from a Mac or Windows to a Windows 10 or macOS 10.14+ machine. A Teams Enterprise subscription is required to enable 2 or more virtual monitors.

Host Platform
Supported Virtual Monitors
Apple Silicon Macs
up to 4 virtual monitors
Windows 10 or later
up to 4 virtual monitors
Intel macOS 10.15 or later
up to 3 virtual monitors
Intel macOS 10.14
1 virtual monitor




Jump Desktop Beta 8.8.28

In 8.8.28:

  • Fixed: Fullscreen fixes for Catalina

In 8.8.27:

  • Fixed: Fullscreen display fixes when windows go fullscreen in the same space
  • Fixed: Fullscreen shortcut not working on Monterey
  • Fixed: Shortcuts stop working in multi-display fullscreen mode
  • Stability

In 8.8.26:

  • Stability and bug fixes

In 8.8.23:

  • Fixes for full screen display problems on macOS 12 Monterey
  • Updated Jump Desktop icon. Vote for the new icon here
  • Performance and bug fixes
  • Fix for regression in 8.8.22 with 'Fullscreen on all displays'

In 8.8.21:

  • New: Microphone redirection support for Fluid connections. You can now send audio to the machine you're connecting to. At the moment this supported when connecting from a Mac to another Mac. 
    1. Make sure you're running Jump Desktop Connect 6.7.65 beta.
    2. Make sure you're connecting from a Mac
    3. After you connect click Remote -> Audio -> Send Audio and select a local device to start recording from.
    4. On the remote / host mac, the audio will play on the Jump Desktop Microphone device.
  • New: Options to always start connections in 'Observe Only' mode and turn of Fluid's resolution matching for all connections. Open up Jump Desktop -> Preferences -> General -> Connections
  • Fixes for playing audio through Bluetooth headphones.
  • New: Retina mode for Fluid connections. At the moment only supported when connecting from a Mac with a retina screen to another Mac with a retina screen. 
    1. Make sure you're running Jump Desktop Connect 6.7.65 beta on the host.
    2. Make sure you're connecting from a Mac with a Retina display and make sure the remote Mac also has support for retina.
    3. After you connect click Remote -> Displays -> Use Retina Resolution.

Please note: Retina mode requires up to 4x the number of pixels an may have a performance impact on connections. 

  • Keyboard input modifier fixes.
  • Stability and performance fixes.
  • By popular demand, we've restored the old Jump Desktop icon. Thank you everyone for your feedback. We're going back to the drawing board.


Displays In Seperate Windows for Fluid

Jump Desktop for Windows now supports running remote displays in separate windows! This lets you breakout your remote displays into their own window locally so that you can utilize multiple screens. 

Each window can be placed any where locally and even maximized. Jump will remember your window placement for each connection. 

To get started, connect to a machine with multiple displays and then click View -> Displays In Separate Windows.


Jump Desktop for Windows 8.4.26

In 8.4.26 we fixed an issue with the Cycle Displays shortcut not working. We also fixed a crash when running on some Intel graphics adapters.  

Here's whats new in 8.4.22:

Jump Desktop for Windows 8.4.22 adds the following improvements:

Live Performance Stats for Fluid

Jump can now show real-time connection statistics for Fluid connections. Connection stats include the average ping time to the machine, packet loss and the type of connection Jump has established to the machine. This is useful info when diagnosing performance problems. 

To turn on live stats click Help -> Show Fluid Connection Stats. After turning this on, an overlay will appear on the bottom right hand corner of all connection windows.

Related Help Article: Live Fluid Connection Stats

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