Update History

Xshell 5 Build 1044, Nov 06, 2016
  • MOD: Keyboard input by user no longer triggers a new message flag in tabs
  • FIX: Crash when wrong WaitForStrings type is used
  • FIX: The default port number is displayed when the dynamic forwarding port is edited
  • FIX: New type of evaluation keys not registering correctly in older versions
Xshell 5 Build 1033, Oct 07, 2016
  • ADD: Left/Right Alt keys can be mapped as separate Meta keys
  • MOD: Temporary product keys can now be set to a daily limit
  • FIX: Alt(Meta) + PgUp, PgDn keys not functioning
  • FIX: Focus directed away from script prompt dialog window
  • FIX: Incorrect session information when clicking X button of session tabs
  • FIX: Logging incorrectly stops when a session disconnect is cancelled
  • FIX: Opening an Xshell sessopm from cmd with password embedded URL prompts for a password
Xshell 5 Build 1019, Sep 07, 2016
  • FIX: Issues using Xshell in Windows 10 RS1
  • FIX: Unable to control Xshell after pressing Alt+space keys
  • FIX: Pointless timeout message in VBS
  • FIX: Simple mode turns off regardless of the view setting
  • FIX: Cannot save font size when editing multiple sessions
Xshell 5 Build 1005, Aug 08, 2016
  • ADD: Font size direct input function
  • MOD: SSH banner message now prints out directly after user ID is entered
  • FIX: Exiting the session while running a script crashes Xshell
  • FIX: Issue with JS Script WaitForString function
  • FIX: Unable to authenticate passwords with Unicode characters
Xshell 5 Build 0991, Jul 05, 2016
  • ADD: Ability to display session name in pin bar of Full Screen Mode
  • FIX: Confirm password field ignored in rare circumstances
  • FIX: Frame issue when switching to Multipane Full Screen Mode
  • FIX: Window able to be dragged in Multipane Full Screen Mode
  • FIX: Irrelevant search results highlighted
Xshell 5 Build 0983, Jun 03, 2016
  • ADD: Script function for importing current session name
  • MOD: Changes to error message shown when installation files unable to be located
  • FIX: Exit prompt displayed even if mouse click was not on the X (close) button
  • FIX: Focus remains in Address Bar after connecting via Address Bar
  • FIX: Special characters rejected during password authentication
  • FIX: Unable to highlight words preceded by a Tab character
  • FIX: Unable to paste in prompt mode during an SSH connection
  • FIX: Unable to use Quick Commands during terminal-based authentication
  • FIX: Unnecessary Restart Needed prompt during live update
Xshell 5 Build 0977, Apr 22, 2016
  • FIX: Crash in Import window
  • FIX: Unable to parse the password of a URI in local shell
  • FIX: Crash related to the keep alive message
  • FIX: Crash related to some IMEs
  • FIX: Crash when exiting
  • FIX: Crash when opening properties of multiple sessions from tree view
  • FIX: Reconnect button is disabled after several failed reconnection attempts
  • FIX: Unable to copy brace character ({) as RTF
  • FIX: Unable to use %d, %t env of script log files
Xshell 5 Build 0964, Apr 01, 2016
  • ADD: Close all tabs feature
  • ADD: Scroll pause feature
  • MOD: Removed license notification when closing Free Versions
  • MOD: Restart time changed after changing program language
  • FIX: Import from CSV file errors
  • FIX: Hovering over Quick Commands containing long values causes Xshell to freeze
  • FIX: Strings not copied when using Copy as RTF
Xshell 5 Build 0946, Mar 11, 2016
  • FIX: Multibyte characters are not displayed properly in the previous build 0940
Xshell 5 Build 0940, Mar 09, 2016
  • ADD: Expanded logging format
  • ADD: Shortcut keys for several session properties, e.g., enabling meta key, switching to Unicode, scroll to bottom upon terminal input/output
  • ADD: Can now open the log file and folder directly from the terminal's context menu
  • ADD: Can now open the log/script folders directly from Xshell's menus
  • ADD: Added Extended Validation (EV) code signing to package
  • MOD: Default session version upgraded to 5.2
  • FIX: Context menu of hostless sessions show "Open in New Window" and "Open with Xftp" as available options
  • FIX: Keep-alive packet breaks prompt in FTP connections
  • FIX: List box of "Session to open at startup" not functioning properly
  • FIX: Master Password not applied to Expect/Send session rules
  • FIX: Not all results highlighted when using Find
  • FIX: Some UNICODE characters not displaying properly, especially emojis
  • FIX: Terminal ceases function when opening context menu of Tunneling Pane
  • FIX: When restoring color scheme to default, all color schemes change to "New Black"
  • FIX: Zmodem dialog box re-opens after selecting cancel
  • FIX: Language selected during installation not applied to the program
Xshell 5 Build 0896, Feb 04, 2016
  • MOD: User files now stored in %APPDATA% when Documents folder does not exist
  • FIX: %d is not parsed correctly in the logging path of a session file.
  • FIX: Adjusted focused and non-focused tab colors to be more aesthetic
  • FIX: Crash when deleting multiple sessions from the tree view of the Sessions Dialog Box
  • FIX: Crash when using the ls command within certain directories while utilizing ftp within Xshell
  • FIX: German translation errors
  • FIX: Output is scrolled when no scrolling should occur
  • FIX: Performance issues when pasting to selected area
  • FIX: Resource cleanup
  • FIX: Resource error in exporting User Keys
  • FIX: SSH security settings not changed when modifying multiple sessions
  • FIX: lcd command does not function properly at times
Xshell 5 Build 0858, Jan 07, 2016
  • ADD: Added hmac-sha2-512,hmac-sha2-512-etm@openssh.com MAC Algorithms
  • ADD: Support for Elliptic curve Diffie-Hellman Key Exchange (ECDHE)
  • MOD: About dialog box now includes more license information
  • MOD: Description and email fields show by default when reporting a crash
  • FIX: After disabling the Scroll bar, new tabs display the Scroll bar
  • FIX: Crash when using certain IMEs
  • FIX: Mouse cursor error in the address bar
  • FIX: Non ASCII character path names are not transferred properly when inititating a new file transfer
  • FIX: Parts of the UI are not visible when status bar is disabled
  • FIX: Performance issues when copying large amounts of data
  • FIX: Quick Command buttons and Compose Bar not displaying properly on high DPI monitors
  • FIX: Sessions created from the toolbar do not inherit the default sessions properties
  • FIX: Tab name not visible when tab color is set to white
  • FIX: Touch screen scrolling of the terminal area not functioning properly
  • FIX: Unable to initialize an SSH session in certain OS languages
  • FIX: Xshell's viewer window title bar does not refresh after a session is closed
  • FIX: Resource clean up
Xshell 5 Build 0835, Dec 08, 2015
  • FIX: Fail to duplicate session
Xshell 5 Build 0831, Dec 07, 2015
  • ADD: Copy as RTF added to Smart Button menu and Edit menu
  • ADD: Option to enable/disable automatic saving in layout management
  • ADD: Script API, MessageBox
  • ADD: Script API, Prompt
  • ADD: Support for public key authentication when connecting via command line in CMD
  • ADD: Tab notification for output generated when not scrolled to bottom
  • ADD: You can run scripts simultaneously on multiple sessions
  • MOD: Default SSH user key generation algorithm changed from DSA to RSA
  • MOD: Improvements to the UX of the quick command set options
  • FIX: Deleted quick command sets are re-created automatically
  • FIX: DSA key length can be selected over 1024 bits
  • FIX: Incorrect triple clicking behavior when selecting autowrapped lines
  • FIX: Selecting the Serial Protocol in default session properties falsely requires integer input
  • FIX: Unable to copy Unicode when copying as RTF
  • FIX: Unable to execute Xshell from Windows `Run` dialog box
  • FIX: User key length limited to 3072 bits
  • FIX: Resource cleanup
Xshell 5 Build 0806, Nov 09, 2015
  • ADD: Flash Taskbar bell option
  • ADD: Support for Xmodem, Ymodem
  • ADD: Status bar now displays session description
  • ADD: Compose bar now contains visual icons to indicate where strings are being sent
  • ADD: Xshell now allows for copying rich text format
  • MOD: Changing the Host Key now produces a more straightforward warning
  • FIX: Problems in the UI when magnifying the window to 200%
  • FIX: When using the Classic Theme in Windows, the toolbar is is not displayed properly
  • FIX: After enabling the "Push erased screen into Scroll Buffer" option, the reset command erases the scroll buffer
  • FIX: Unable to use Agent forwarding with IPv6
  • FIX: When intiating an Xftp session from Xshell, the current path is not communicated properly
  • FIX: Selected area moves when using tmux, etc.
  • FIX: Timeout applied to waitForString
  • FIX: Regardless of the authentication option, Single Process mode only allows for dialog based authentication
  • FIX: After a successful ftp connection from the Local Shell, commands such as ls, get, etc. do not function
  • FIX: Error message does not appear when failing to save a session
  • FIX: Able to create a session without inputting the required session information
  • FIX: Connection fails when there is a string output in the startup script
  • FIX: When tunneling is set to use loopback (127.0.0.1), Xshell listens for all devices (0.0.0.0)
Xshell 5 Build 0788, Oct 08, 2015
  • ADD: Ability to full screen only the selected tab from within a multi-tabbed environment
  • ADD: aes256-gcm, aes128-gcm ciphers added
  • ADD: Avoid accidental exit
  • ADD: Bell Options(for more usages just type set command in the Local shell)
  • ADD: File transfer button can open SFTP session
  • ADD: Change the default folder of user data (Use Xtransport command with -move parameter)
  • ADD: Nagle's algorithm option for high latency rate
  • MOD: Improved save path for log and script files
  • FIX: Changes to the log file not saved properly when editing multi-session files
  • FIX: Create window command not forwarded to the terminal
  • FIX: Delay when pasting with SOCKS tunneling
  • FIX: diffie-hellman-group-exchange Kex not supported in OpenSSH 6.9 and higher
  • FIX: Editing the session files of previous versions changes the password
  • FIX: Empty space at the end of the line is removed when copying a column to the clipboard
  • FIX: Input from the num keypad not recognized in local shell
  • FIX: Multiple lines do not reflect the newline character when saving the log
  • FIX: Some characters are truncated in certain fonts
  • FIX: Unable to add quick commands in the German window
  • FIX: User asked to input master password multiple times when running concurrent sessions
  • FIX: While in simple mode, the session tab disappears when separating it into its own window
Xshell 5 Build 0752, Sep 07, 2015
  • ADD: Arcfour128, Arcfour256 Cipher Algorithm added
  • ADD: Supports for encrypt-then-mac (EtM) MAC modes
  • ADD: Added the option to include new line character when selecting the entire last line
  • ADD: Script to change tab names
  • MOD: Screen lock is disabled when the program restarts
  • FIX: Prevent auto line wrap for logging
  • FIX: Abnormal termination when closing a tab in single process mode
  • FIX: Conflicts when running concurrent sessions
  • FIX: Crash issue when migrating from older version
  • FIX: Ctrl+Alt and Alt Gr option diable/enable issue
  • FIX: Custom key map overwrite issue
  • FIX: Font list doesn't appear when opening Xshell while the option window is open
  • FIX: Full screen view controls not working properly
  • FIX: Issue with pasting texts to duplicated channels
  • FIX: Local only option does not work for Dynamic (SOCKS4/5) tunneling
  • FIX: Old parameter used for user defined text editor does not work
  • FIX: Problem using en command on Cisco equipment
  • FIX: Uploading a Korean titled file when Xftp is running in English, the file name breaks
  • FIX: When accessing the menu, the access key mark appears
  • FIX: When in global input mode, direct input to terminal generates random characters
  • FIX: When many sessions are open, the session dialog box takes a long time to appear
  • FIX: Running a concurrent sessions outside of Xshell does not work properly
  • FIX: Permission issue for session folder
Xshell 5 Build 0744, Aug 26, 2015
  • FIX: Cannot connect to Xagent program
Xshell 5 Build 0729, Aug 20, 2015
  • ADD: https added as URL delimiter
  • ADD: Interrupt with Ctrl-C in local shell
  • ADD: Security module core updated to the latest OpenSSL 1.0.1p
  • MOD: How terminal color is inverted when making selection with mouse drag
  • FIX: After a tunneling rule has been removed, the rule remains on the server
  • FIX: Cannot create connection to SSH servers that use banner
  • FIX: Cannot input ASCII code using ALT and keypad combination
  • FIX: Cannot use Enter and Space keys in user key map
  • FIX: Chinese resource translation error
  • FIX: Custom user keymap not working properly
  • FIX: Delay when opening the new session dialog box when large number of sessions exist
  • FIX: If session file versions differ, password encryption is not handled properly
  • FIX: Log does not start for duplicated sessions
  • FIX: Single Enter key registers as two new lines in local shell
  • FIX: Spanish translation for the New menu is in French
  • FIX: Synchronous flag does not work in scripts
  • FIX: URI strings is not highlighted correctly
  • FIX: Wrong keyboard shortcut key used for User Key Manager
  • FIX: Local only option does not work for SSH tunneling
Xshell 5 Build 0719, Jul 28, 2015
  • ADD: Crash trace information
Xshell 5 Build 0697, Jul 08, 2015
  • ADD: Delete scroll buffer after disconnection from a session
  • ADD: Reset scroll buffer and screen without resetting the terminal
  • ADD: Save multiple host keys at once
  • ADD: Triple click line select includes new line
  • FIX: Channel cloning option is enabled during connection
  • FIX: Character delimiter does not work when using selection with the Shift combination
  • FIX: Don't include this in the update history
  • FIX: In the Sessions dialog box, "Open in New Window" and "Open in Xftp" does not work
  • FIX: New line character inserted twice
  • FIX: New remote connection opens in the new tab
  • FIX: Only one session is opened in a new tab with the Open command
  • FIX: Running a script increases CPU usage
  • FIX: Shortcut keys not working when a tab is moved using the mouse
  • FIX: Slow terminal refresh rate when using VIM in multiple tab group mode
  • FIX: Tab name changes not functioning correctly
  • FIX: URL within parenthesis not recognized as hyperlinks
  • FIX: Xbrowser address bar does not reflect the contents of selected session
Xshell 5 Build 0669, Jun 19, 2015
  • ADD: Send character delay
  • ADD: Run script files with Quick Command buttons
  • ADD: Multiple selection while in the Tree view on the Sessions dialog box
  • ADD: Single process mode
  • MOD: Improved master password encryption strength indicator
  • FIX: +(plus) button is not hidden when new tab exceeds the window width
  • FIX: Cannot logout when using X11
  • FIX: Xftp authentication dialog box opens even though Xshell is already logged in to the session
  • FIX: Problem with log folder path when using StartFolder
  • FIX: When using CMD on local shell, New Line is displayed twice
  • FIX: Long single line logged a part of it.
  • FIX: Fixedsys font is used for the History list
  • FIX: When using Shift+INS in the Address bar and the Compose bar, it goes to terminal directly
  • FIX: Border is not displayed correctly when dettaching in the maximized mode
Xshell 5 Build 0655, Jun 04, 2015
  • FIX: Does not recognize hyper text link when the URI ends with `s`.
  • FIX: Can't establish dynamic tunneling.
Xshell 5 Build 0645, Jun 01, 2015
  • ADD: %HOSTNAME variable in Quick Command button.
  • ADD: Tab arange, new tab group button in the toolbar
  • ADD: User can define KeX algorithms
  • ADD: User confirmation when using agent forwarding
  • MOD: Imporved master password reset procedure
  • MOD: Master password length increased to 50 characters
  • MOD: Properties with dropdown in the toolbar
  • MOD: Use % for variable
  • MOD: Use RSA host key fingerprint first
  • MOD: 'Use the default Windows title bar and frame' as default of new installation.
  • FIX: Beep sounds when coming back from locked mode
  • FIX: Cannot open sessions in Korean when UTF-8 encoding is selected
  • FIX: Cannot save passphrase when editing multiple sessions at once
  • FIX: Cannot use %USERPROFILE% system variable for path
  • FIX: Cannot use Meta key combination in the Address bar
  • FIX: Cannot use port forwarding for different network devices
  • FIX: Prompt is displayed again when making connection from local shell
  • FIX: does not show user defined shortcuts in the menu
  • FIX: Error when editing multiple sessions simultaneously
  • FIX: Hyperlinks in parenthesis does not work
  • FIX: Last pinned state is not rememebered when going in to the full screen mode
  • FIX: Master password input dialog box opens multiple times when opening multiple sessions simultaneously
  • FIX: New connections is made in the currently active local shell
  • FIX: Open in New Window does not work in the Sessions dialog box
  • FIX: Tab location error when using multiple monitors
  • FIX: Copyright error fixed
  • FIX: Wrong error message disaplayed when update processed is broken during file download
Xshell 5 Build 0579, Apr 15, 2015
  • ADD: Text based authentication mode
  • ADD: User defined ftp port when using new file transfer
  • FIX: Cannot resize the Tunneling bar
  • FIX: Cannot use ALT-backspace key
  • FIX: Copy and Paste Selection menu is disabled in the context menu
  • FIX: Hyperlink feature produces error dialog box over the Eurpean characters
  • FIX: Master password does not work sometimes
  • FIX: Problem displaying characters when using UTF-8 encoding on local shell
  • FIX: Problem editing multiple sessions at once
  • FIX: SHIFT-INS in the Address bar and the Compose bar, activates Paste in the terminal
  • FIX: Solaris SSH agent-forwarding not working
  • FIX: Tab color is not saved when editing multiple sessions
  • FIX: When connecting to multiple servers via TELNET, local shell does not accept key input if connection fails
Xshell 5 Build 0556, Mar 21, 2015
  • FIX: Alt+Mouse selection issue(the same as build 0555)
  • FIX: Package error of Build 0555
Xshell 5 Build 0555, Mar 20, 2015
  • FIX: Alt+Mouse selection issue.
Xshell 5 Build 0555, Mar 20, 2015
  • FIX: Alt+Mouse selection issue.
Xshell 5 Build 0553, Mar 17, 2015
  • ADD: Use paste while using the global input feature
  • ADD: diffie-hellman-group-exchange-sha256 algorithm added
  • ADD: Add timestamp to log
  • ADD: local shell command allows connecting to multiple hosts at once
  • ADD: Reset master password
  • ADD: Copy new line characters
  • ADD: Set local shell default directory
  • ADD: Drag and drop file on terminal to show full path
  • MOD: Use unified field for the product key input
  • FIX: Copied text is pasted only at the last duplicated session
  • FIX: Unused regstry key
  • FIX: Alt-backspace sounds bell
  • FIX: Authentication continues after canceling Xagent registration
  • FIX: Exclude 'more' from logging
  • FIX: Master password authentication dialog box opens multiple times
  • FIX: New window duplicates the current session
  • FIX: Paste selected text with mouse middle click
  • FIX: Forwarding rules displays incorrect information on duplicated sessions
  • FIX: Closing a tab using serial connection goes to blue screen
  • FIX: Wrong compose bar size
  • FIX: Tab status icon shows alert icon when window size changes
  • FIX: Forwarding rule dialog box resizable
  • FIX: Dragging selection does not drag scroll bar
  • FIX: Cannot open the Compoase bar with keyboard shortcut
  • FIX: Program waits when incorrect address is used
  • FIX: Recovery does not work sometimes
  • FIX: Show active tab when window loses focus
  • FIX: UNICODE error while installing
  • FIX: Restart needed message while checking for new updates
  • FIX: Copyright year
Xshell 5 Build 0537, Feb 25, 2015
  • FIX: "Setup Launcher Unicode has stopped working" error message
Xshell 5 Build 0526, Feb 15, 2015
  • ADD: support named pipe.
  • ADD: Session filtering in the Session dialog.
  • MOD: does not save some changed properties of a session when the session is opened.
  • FIX: Cancelling Zmodem transfer leaves some characters on terminal
  • FIX: conflict of mouse activity when using application mode.
  • FIX: Crash when closing tab group.
  • FIX: Ctrl+Backspace key does not delete character.
  • FIX: display error of the full screen mode when using multiple tab groups.
  • FIX: Focus problem when arranged tabs are closed.
  • FIX: Focus problem when arranged tabs are closed.
  • FIX: Messy title of long terminal title in title bar
  • FIX: Messy window of the screen lock when using the default frame
  • FIX: Minor bug fix.
  • FIX: Omit fonts enlargement-
  • FIX: Resources clean up
  • FIX: Title bar displays ??? when selecting a folder or file with Cyrillic characters
  • FIX: Title bar in the full screen mode moves down automatically.
  • FIX: Transparent feature does not work
  • FIX: Wrong format of network folders
  • FIX: Resources clean up
Xshell 5 Build 0497, Jan 14, 2015
  • ADD: An option of conversion tab character into soft tab
  • ADD: Default log folder setting
  • ADD: Evaluation expired message dialog.
  • ADD: Import/export sessions as a text file
  • ADD: Tab scrolling using mouse wheel
  • ADD: Windows default frame is added.
  • MOD: Tab size limitation
  • MOD: The same IME status in terminals of the same window.
  • FIX: Crash when binary files are printed.
  • FIX: Crash when Page Setup opens
  • FIX: Focus issue
  • FIX: Full screen at maximizing window status cannot cover task bar.
  • FIX: Improved tab drop location
  • FIX: Long password cannot be treated.
  • FIX: Nonavailable folder names for Session folder path are allowed.
  • FIX: Password characters are shown in a series of keyboard interactive authentication.
  • FIX: Tab detach and reattach crash issue
  • FIX: The neighboring tabs of the same color are not distinguished.
  • FIX: Tunneling pane turns unvisible after tab attach-detachment.
  • FIX: XshellCore is registered in firewall rules of Windows.
  • FIX: Silent installation error.
  • FIX: Live update window opens in the background
  • FIX: Resource cleanup, minor bug fixes
Xshell 5 Build 0469, Dec 11, 2014
  • ADD: Close tab shortcut key
  • ADD: Highlight searched words
  • ADD: Notification message when switching between remote and local shells
  • ADD: Option for tab name after session disconnects
  • ADD: reconnect, pwd, disconnect local shell commands
  • ADD: Use Line character font option added
  • MOD: Check for master password when program starts
  • MOD: Make better use of 'ls' and 'dir' in local shell
  • MOD: Tab name change upon disconnection
  • FIX: Close button going grey when returning from the full screen mode
  • FIX: Display 2 byte characters on tab
  • FIX: Icon not showing on the title bar
  • FIX: Live update window opens in the background
  • FIX: ls and open commands points to different current directory
  • FIX: Proble using the -newtab option
  • FIX: Problem arranging tabs
  • FIX: Problem creating auto log when using IPv6
  • FIX: Problem moving focus
  • FIX: Problem processing 2 byte characters on the title bar
  • FIX: Problem processing some line characters
  • FIX: Problem selecting sessions from the Status bar
  • FIX: Problem with displaying terminal title
  • FIX: Problem with keyboard shortcut for some European languages
  • FIX: Problem with resource conflict
  • FIX: Problem with the Compose bar stealing focus
  • FIX: Problem with the Show this dialog box at startup option
  • FIX: Send Quick Command to all sessions
  • FIX: Tab name changes even after cancel the Save as operation
  • FIX: Terminal update problem when using screen
  • FIX: Undesignated keys are trying when using Xagent
  • FIX: Window list only displays Xshell 5
  • FIX: Resources clean up
Xshell 5 Build 0446, Nov 10, 2014
  • ADD: Xshell 5 OFFICIAL RELEASE
  • FIX: Bug fixes and stability improvements