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Release notes


Stage - 12 November 2018

- Added logout option to the front page
- Added an indicator to show a user to which account she/he is signed into on the front page
- Added support for semicolons in email invites in addition to spaces and commas
- Added a pop up message that indicates that all the PDF pages are added to the next pages
- Added an option to choose a company logo for email invitations
- Fixed the "Add to all pages" function for large screens
- Fixed a minor bug with the invite email logo (via sending option in top right cogwheel menu)
- Fixed a minor bug when sending an email invitation without a date
- Fixed an issue with the thumbnails in the page switcher and boards menu
- Improved the UX for the invite email dialog
- Updated the mouse over text for the bottom bar menu: Help, Grid, Background, Clear, Export PDF, Print, Account
- General improvements and fixes

Stage - 1 November 2018

- Improved the drawing speed performance
- Added a newly designed bottom navigation bar
- Added a new camera and user list interface
- Added an option for a custom logo in email invites
- Added the option to add each page of a PDF to a separate Stage page
- Added a “DELETE ALL PAGES” button in the hamburger menu
- Added an option after login to access “My boards” that opens a new board with the "My boards" menu open
- Added a pop-up before connecting to a Stage session where the user can fill out her/his name
- Added in the content bar the option to tap a PDF page, so that it appears on the Stage (rather than dragging)
- Added a snap content horizontal button
- Updated Stage logo
- Updated several graphics
- General improvements and fixes

Stage - 21 September 2018

- Text objects should behave the same as sticky notes (delete button active)
- Update the dialog for join remote board in the my boards menu
- Stage front page text update
- MS OneDrive fix
- Added Orange and pink sticky notes
- Fixed Firefox multitouch bug
- Added more background options, full screen, stretch, tile, fit
- Removed register in footer after user is signed in
- Show schedule meeting after user login, instead of starting a board
- General improvements and fixes

Snowflake MultiTeach 6.1 - 18 September 2018

Faster loading time for Lessons accessed via Favorites and Quick Search
Added a Color layer in the corner menu
Added Guided Access to the corner menu
Added in Lessons: the ability to upload an MP4 video file as in instructional video from the computer hard drive
Added in Lessons: Previous button when playing a list of lessons.
Added in Lessons: After playing all lessons in a list, go back to Lessons Home rather than the Edit stage of the last lesson.
Added in Annotate: the ability to annotate per zone, rather than the whole screen.
Added in Jigsaw: support for different content for primary and secondary education.
Added in Jigsaw: When you add pictures, they’re saved in the app.
Added in Jigsaw: the ability to remove pictures.
Added in Jigsaw: a new, clearer background that is less distracting.
Added new Nodes project to the Content Gallery related to Brexit and other subjects.
Improved the Frames Per Second (FPS) of the Lessons app with minimal 10 FPS
Improved the UX for YouTube video start and stop times in the Lessons app.
Disabled process reporting by default for faster performance (this feature can be enabled for reporting;no data is shared with NUITEQ).
General improvements and fixes.

Details of each new feature can be found here .

Stage - 7 September 2018
There are now indicators for which users made text and sticky notes
Google Drive integration
Screen sharing Firefox
Schedule a meeting in the top bar
Ability to add a meeting to Outlook and Google calendar
When adding images and videos, make it focused (so that the maximize and delete options are there) (like PDF)
Autofocus input field at start of Stage to log-in
General improvements and fixes
Schedule a meeting on front screen
Cloud import Microsoft OneDrive integration
Drag and drop images from other browser windows onto Stage
Change background from local drive

Snowflake MultiTeach 6.0 - 12 July 2018

Quick Search
Graphical and UX improvements to the main menu lessons Quick Search
Added YouTube to Quick Search in the main menu

Lessons
Play a favorited list of lessons from the main menu
Replaced the Math Bugs app with the Bugs lesson type, so that users can customize their content
Added the ability to add a description text to a lesson, which can be accessed from the corner menu when playing the lesson
Added the ability to play a YouTube video prior to starting a lesson, for example as an instruction and the ability to start and stop the YouTube video, at a particular time, in order to only pick the relevant content from the video
Added keywords to Lessons, so that lessons can be more easily found on the MultiTeach Lessons Community, for example, related to specific state standards
Added the ability to link websites (URLs) to a lesson that can be opened in the browser, which is accessible via the lesson description in the corner menu
Added a text explaining the benefits of logging into Lessons Online (syncing lessons and lists and uploading lessons)
Added support for multiple rounds in Arrange and Match

Education mode switcher
Switch between elementary and secondary education mode in the corner menu, no elementary education content will be shown if secondary education is selected and vice versa
Added new bookmarks for elementary and secondary education to the Browser app
Added new favorite content in the main menu specific to elementary and secondary education, depending on which mode is selected in the corner menu

Misc
Added support for GIFs in any app that uses video, including Media, Nodes, Lessons, and Whiteboard
Added tabbed browsing in the Browser app
Graphical redesign of the Lessons app and new backgrounds in the main menu and Jigsaw
Individual zones are now rotatable if they are in menu mode
Ability to export a list of lessons as a single file and import from a single file
Updated translations for all 33 languages the software supports (Arabic, American English, British English, Czech, Welsh, Danish, German, Greek, Spanish, Finnish, French, Hebrew, Croatian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malaysian, Norwegian, Dutch, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Turkish, Vietnamese, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese)
Updated content in the Jigsaw app
General improvements and fixes

Details of each new feature can be found here .

Lessons Online - 12 July 2018

Graphical redesign improvements
Added new lesson type Bugs
Add lesson name in play mode in the top
Improved performance on lesson loading in search
Ability to add a description text to a lesson
Add multiple rounds to Arrange and Match
Ability to add a YouTube video that plays before a lesson
Ability to open connected websites (URLs) to a lesson
Search for state standard lesson content using keywords
Ability for a teacher to create a student account without a student email address
Updated translations for all 33 languages the software supports (Arabic, American English, British English, Czech, Welsh, Danish, German, Greek, Spanish, Finnish, French, Hebrew, Croatian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malaysian, Norwegian, Dutch, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Turkish, Vietnamese, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese)

Access Lessons Online here .

MultiTeach Lessons Community - 12 July 2018

New content for California, Illinois, Indiana, Texas, Georgia and other states
New lesson type Bugs
Search for keywords on the MultiTeach Lessons Community, related for example to specific state standards like Common Core
Ability to share lessons from the MultiTeach Lessons Community depending on the chosen filter in the menu
Logging in to the MultiTeach Lessons Community with Lessons Online student accounts

Access The MultiTeach Lessons Community here .


Snowflake Business 5.7 - 29th of March 2018

Added possibility to Save custom Zones layouts
Added email support to Whiteboard
Added Spotlight in the corner menu
Increased the trial period from 14 days to 60 days
General improvements and fixes to Snowflake Business and the Configurator


Snowflake MultiTeach 5.7 - 29th of March 2018

Added possibility to Save custom Zones layouts
Added Favorite lessons added by default, including 16+ content
Added ability to Play lesson lists from the main menu
Added email support to Whiteboard
Added Spotlight in the corner menu
Added the 16+ age category in the Lessons app and Lessons Online and the MultiTeach Lessons Community.
Added in the Lessons app ability to save/upload your content to the cloud (Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive, Google Drive)
Added Snowflake MultiTeach now by default to the taskbar in Windows
Added a home button in the Lessons app, while in Play Mode
Updated bookmarks in the Browser app
Updated content in the Media app
Increased the trial period from 14 days to 60 days
Updated the language support for all 33 languages the software supports (Arabic, American English, British English, Czech, Welsh, Danish, German, Greek, Spanish, Finnish, French, Hebrew, Croatian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malaysian, Norwegian, Dutch, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Turkish, Vietnamese, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese)
General improvements and fixes to Snowflake MultiTeach and the Configurator

Details of each new feature can be found here .


Snowflake Business 5.6 - 23rd of January 2018

Added Czech keyboard layout
Re-named “Stage” to “Show”
Added option to set background in Whiteboard
Added back print support to Whiteboard
Fixed selecting text color in Whiteboard
Updated translations for: Arabic, Czech, Welsh, Danish, German, Greek, Spanish, Finnish, French, Hebrew, Croatian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malaysian, Norwegian, Dutch, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovakian, Swedish, Turkish, Vietnamese, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese
General fixes and performance improvements


Snowflake MultiTeach 5.6 - 23rd of January 2018

Added Poll
Added a Dyslexic-friendly font to the Lessons app
Added Czech keyboard layout
Added option to set background in Whiteboard
Added back print support to Whiteboard
Fixed selecting text color in Whiteboard
Re-named “Stage” to “Show”
Updated translations for: Arabic, Czech, Welsh, Danish, German, Greek, Spanish, Finnish, French, Hebrew, Croatian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malaysian, Norwegian, Dutch, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovakian, Swedish, Turkish, Vietnamese, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese
Fixed a bug with Lessons import file browser and cloud drives, such as Google Drive, Dropbox, and Microsoft One Drive
General fixes and performance improvements

Details of each new feature can be found here .


Snowflake Business 5.5 - 21st of December 2017

Added support for macOS High Sierra
Upgraded FFMPEG from 2.3 to 3.3, which results in faster video performance and improved stability
Improved screen recording (which can be accessed from the corner menu)

Added Google Docs as a browser app in the main menu
When minimizing Snowflake, users can take a snapshot of Windows (such as PDF’s and other content) and open it in Snowflake for further usage, such as annotation, collaboration and sharing

Disabled the PDF app from the main menu (it can still be enabled via the Configurator.)
PDFs can still be opened via the Media app

General fixes and performance improvements


Snowflake MultiTeach 5.5 - 21st of December 2017

Added support for macOS High Sierra
Upgraded FFMPEG from 2.3 to 3.3, which results in faster video performance and improved stability
Improved screen recording (which can be accessed from the corner menu)
Added Google Docs as a browser app in the main menu
When minimizing Snowflake, users can take a snapshot of Windows (such as PDF’s and other content) and open it in Snowflake for further usage, such as annotation, collaboration and sharing
Merged the Draw app from Snowflake Entertainment with the Whiteboard app from MultiTeach and gave it a new graphical design.

Updated language support for Arabic, Czech, Welsh, Danish, German, Greek, Spanish, Finnish, French, Hebrew, Croatian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malaysian, Norwegian, Dutch, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Turkish, Vietnamese, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese
Audio bug fixed on certain displays

General fixes and performance improvements

Details of each new feature can be found here .


Snowflake Business 5.4.0 - 22nd of August 2017

Added support for Google Drive in File Browser
Added support for Microsoft OneDrive in File Browser
Added a recordings folder in File Browser
Added support for logging in to cloud services inside the software
Added option to send to multiple other computers at once
Added support for receiving and displaying web pages with Snowflake Remote
Videos and pictures received from Snowflake Remote will open in Media
Added YouTube streaming feature to Media
Added digital content gallery
Improved autosave in Nodes
Improved handling of received files
Improved handling of dragging on web pages in Browser
General fixes and performance improvements
Improved readability in the Zones app on non Intel graphic cards
Fixed Weather API widget
Added translations for Finnish

Snowflake MultiTeach 5.4.0 - 22nd of August 2017

Added option to log in to and sync Lessons with your Lessons Online account
Added playing lists in Lessons
Added Youtube streaming feature to Media
Added support for Google Drive in File Browser
Added support for Microsoft OneDrive in File Browser
Added a recordings folder in File Browser
Added support for logging in to cloud services inside the software
Added option to send to multiple other computers at once
Added support for receiving and displaying web pages with Snowflake Remote
Videos and pictures received from Snowflake Remote will open in Media
Added digital content gallery
Added hint dialog in Jigsaw
Added YouTube quick launch app to menu
Added lesson search widget in menu
Added support for lesson favorites that get added to the main menu
Improved autosave in Nodes
Improved handling of received files
Improved handling of dragging on web pages in Browser
General fixes and performance improvements
Improved readability in the Zones app on non Intel graphic cards
Added translations for Malaysian and Indonesian

Details of each new feature can be found here .

Snowflake Entertainment 5.4.0 - 22nd of August 2017

Added hint option to Jigsaw
Added option to limit high score name lengths
Added option to reset high scores in Configurator
Fixed minor input bug in Draw
Improved readability in the Zones app on non Intel graphic cards


Snowflake Business 5.3.0 - 31 May 2017

Added screen recording tool in corner menu
Added support for Google Drive in the file browser
Added auto save to Nodes after it has been saved manually once
Added full screen button in corner menu, when in Zones
Improved Zones UI
Improved Dropbox support, now also available in file browser
Improved corner menus in zones
Improved annotation UX in Media
Improved using custom menu in Zones
Fixed play/pause issue in Video Widget
Fixed stocks widget not fetching data
General improvements and fixes

Snowflake MultiTeach 5.3.0 - 31 May 2017

Added screen recording tool in corner menu
Added support for Google Drive in the file browser
Added auto save to Nodes, after it has been saved manually once
Added full screen button in corner menu, when in Zones
Added black colour to obscure numbers in Squares
Added support for easily setting number of pieces in Puzzle
Improved Zones UI
Improved Dropbox support, now also available in file browser
Improved corner menus in zones
Improved annotation UX in Media
Improved using custom menu in Zones
Improved Untangle UI
Improved MathBugs UI
Improved the Clock app
Fixed timer resetting when restarting lesson in Lessons
General improvements and fixes

Details of each new feature can be found here .

Snowflake Entertainment 5.3.0 - 31 May 2017

Added screen recording tool in corner menu
Added full screen button in corner menu, when in Zones
Added support for easily setting number of pieces in Puzzle
Improved corner menus in zones
Improved using custom menu in Zones
Improved Untangle UI
Fixed play/pause issue in Video Widget
Fixed stocks widget not fetching data
General improvements and fixes


Snowflake Business 5.2 - 19 April 2017

Added support for macOS Sierra, Apple’s latest operating system
Improved support for 4K screens when using Intel graphics cards
Improved memory usage around text in Snowflake by improving font handling
Improved performance (higher Frames Per Second (FPS)) by improving algorithms for not rendering items that would not be visible
Improved input handling to make Snowflake easier to use on non-touch and single-touch computers (Snowflake disables the mouse when it detects a touch)
When sending files from Media to other apps, such as Stage and Media (in Zones) or other networked computers, the annotations are now preserved

Snowflake MultiTeach 5.2 - 19 April 2017

Added support for macOS Sierra, Apple’s latest operating system
Added functionality to enable and disable the zoomable background in Lessons via the corner menu
Added feature to automatically add new objects when editing in Lessons, which makes it even easier for students and teachers to create classroom lessons and homework
Improved support for 4K screens when using Intel graphics cards
Improved memory usage around text in Snowflake by improving font handling
Improved performance (higher Frames Per Second (FPS)) by improving algorithms for not rendering items that would not be visible
Improved performance and stability in Lessons
Improved input handling to make MultiTeach easier to use on non-touch and single-touch computers (Snowflake disables the mouse when it detects a touch)
When sending files from Media to other apps, such as Stage and Media (in Zones) or other networked computers, the annotations are now preserved
Added extra sounds to Lessons

Details of each new feature can be found here .


Snowflake MultiTeach 5.1 - 9 March 2017

Added search in address bar to Browser
Added thumbnail bar navigation to PPT and PDF files
Added support for more grid sizes in Squares
Added support for lower case letters in Scramble and Guess
Added various sounds to Lessons
Improved UX in Media
Improved UX in Lessons
Fixed some image import issues in Lessons

Details of each new feature can be found here .

Snowflake Business 5.1 - 9 March 2017

Added search in address bar to Browser
Added thumbnail bar navigation to PPT and PDF files
Improved UX in Media


Snowflake Entertainment 5.0.1 - 15 November 2016

Added new menu icons
Fixed some interaction issues with corner menus

Snowflake Business 5.0.1 - 15 November 2016

Added Kiosk Mode to Media
For those situations, where you are running Snowflake in public spaces, where you want to avoid that users can make changes to the content, we developed the Kiosk mode for Media.
The Kiosk Mode can be enabled in the Configurator application that comes pre-installed with Snowflake.
In Kiosk mode you can prevent users from:
- Changing the background
- Changing folder names
- Adding and removing files and folders

Added new menu icons
Added Swedish translation
Added Belgian Dutch translation
Added Russian translation to Media, Browser and Whiteboard
Added Spanish translation to Media
Enabled WebRTC for voice and video support in browser (for example appear.in)
Fixed minor UI/UX issues in Whiteboard
Fixed setting browser start URL in configurator
Fixed some interaction issues with corner menus
Fixed some interaction issues with annotation in Media
Fixed various minor layout issues while using certain languages


Snowflake MultiTeach® 5.0.1 - 15 November 2016

Added Kiosk Mode to Media

If you want to avoid that students can make changes to the content, for teachers we have created the Kiosk mode in Media.
The Kiosk Mode can be enabled in the Configurator application that comes pre-installed with Snowflake.
In Kiosk mode you can prevent students from:
- Changing the background
- Changing folder names
- Adding and removing files and folders
The Kiosk Mode is ideal for situations where teachers just want to focus on working with the content that they have gathered, rather than students being able to make changes to the content.

Added Belgian Dutch translation
Added/improved Brazilian Portuguese translation
Added Spanish translation to Media
Added Turkish translation to Lessons
Added Russian translation to Media, Browser and Whiteboard
Enabled WebRTC for voice and video support in browser (for example www.appear.in )
Fixed minor UI/UX issues in Whiteboard
Fixed PPT display layout issues in Nodes
Fixed some minor UI layout issues in Lessons, Groups, Seats and Quiz
Fixed some minor interaction issues in Lessons
Fixed setting browser start URL in configurator
Fixed some interaction issues with corner menus
Fixed some interaction issues with annotation in Media
Fixed various minor layout issues while using certain languages

Details of each new feature can be found here .


Snowflake Entertainment 5.0 - 16 September 2016
Updated main menu icons
Updated the corner menu design
Updated to use new licensing system
Fixed some minor memory leaks
General improvements and fixes

Snowflake Business 5.0 - 7 September 2016
Added new Media app rewritten from scratch
Added new Browser with completely new engine
Added a new, modern, menu design
Added support for clicking links in Twitter Widget
Improved corner menu UI to be much clearer
Improved visual consistency in Nodes
Improved keyboard UI
Fixed connectivity issues in Instagram widget
Fixed Chinese on-screen keyboard issues
Fixed UI issues in Whiteboard
Fixed interaction issues in Stage
Fixed various minor UI inconsistencies in Configurator
General bug fixes and performance improvements


Details of each new feature can be found here .

Snowflake MultiTeach® 5.0 - 7 September 2016
Added new Media app rewritten from scratch
Added a web browser
Replaced Draw with Whiteboard
Added Welsh, German, Dutch, French, Russian and Czech Lessons translations
Added Brazilian Portuguese and other language such as Arabic, Danish, Finnish, Hungarian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian and Slovak translations to several apps
Improved corner menu UI to be much clearer
Improved visual consistency in Nodes
Improved keyboard UI
Improved Lessons editing state UI
Fixed issues with Lessons play mode corner menu buttons in zones
Fixed Chinese on-screen keyboard issues
Fixed interaction issues in Stage
Fixed various minor UI inconsistencies in Configurator
General bug fixes and performance improvements


Details of each new feature can be found here .


Snowflake Business 4.11 - 15 March 2016
Added support for transferring files over a network to other Snowflake Business or Snowflake MultiTeach® users (You can send files from Media over the network to other computers running Media, Presenter, Stage or PDF)
Added support for accented characters when using on-screen keyboard
Improved text handling in Whiteboard
Improved PDF support in Nodes
Improved how submenus are handled in Zones
Fixed sending Powerpoint files to Stage
Fixed UI issues and improved stability of Instagram widget
Fixed various issues with widgets
Fixed various issues in Configurator
General bug fixes and performance improvements

Snowflake MultiTeach® 4.11 - 15 March 2016
Added support for transferring files over a network to other Snowflake Business or Snowflake MultiTeach® users (You can send files from Presenter over the network to other computers running Media, Presenter, Stage or PDF)
Added support for accented characters when using on-screen keyboard
Added Nodes from Snowflake Business
Added Arrange lesson type to Lessons
Added in Lessons that users can log out from the MultiTeach® Lessons Community
Improved community integration in Lessons (search filtering)
Improved UX in Einstein lesson type
Improved how submenus are handled in Zones
Fixed sending Powerpoint files to Stage
Fixed various issues in Configurator
Fixed various interaction and UI issues in Lessons
Fixed issues with setting certain themes in Lessons
Replaced Timeline app with Arrange lesson type in Lessons
Various bug fixes and performance improvements


Snowflake Business 4.10.1 - 1st of February 2016
Added new, more advanced, file browser to Media, Nodes and Whiteboard
Added annotation support to Media
Added support for OS X El Capitan (10.11)
Added support for using Configurator without administrator access
Added updater
Added support for moving apps between zones
Improved PDF support
Improved PPT support
Improved node content creation process
Fixed small interaction design issues in Browser, Hotspot Nodes, Media and Whiteboard
General bug fixes and performance improvements

Snowflake MultiTeach® 4.10.1 - 1st of February 2016
Improved menu organisation
Improved content compression in MathBugs
Improved design and user interaction in Einstein (Lesson Type)
Improved opening lessons from file outside of MultiTeach®
Fixed various interaction design issues in Lessons
Fixed issue where login dialog
Fixed issue where sometimes cards could be lost in Einstein (Lesson Type)
Fixed issue with Configurator not showing all apps in some cases
Fixed bugs in using external apps
Fixed bugs in grid menu
Removed RingDrop
Removed Planetarium
Removed some instruments from Piano
Removed Galaxy theme in Lessons
Various bug fixes and performance improvements


Snowflake Business 4.10 - 25 January 2016
Added new, more advanced, file browser to Media, Nodes and Whiteboard
Added annotation support to Media
Added support for OS X El Capitan (10.11)
Added support for using Configurator without administrator access
Added updater
Added support for moving apps between zones
Improved PDF support
Improved PPT support
Improved node content creation process
Fixed small interaction design issues in Browser, Hotspot Nodes, Media and Whiteboard
General bug fixes and performance improvements

Snowflake MultiTeach® 4.10 - 25 January 2016
-Improved Lessons UI
-Added Drums
-Added Snowdoku
-Added new, more advanced, file browser to Jigsaw, Lessons and Presenter
-Added annotation support to Presenter
-Added support for moving apps between zones
-Added 1 click easy Updater
-Added Einstein Lesson Type
-Added Geometry Lesson Type
-Added support for Uploading/Downloading Lessons to/from the MultiTeach® Lessons Community
-Added support for switching between 10x10 and 12x12 grid in Squares
-Added support for using Configurator without administrator access
-Improved PDF support
-Improved stability of Lessons
-General bug fixes and performance improvements


Snowflake MultiTeach® 4.9.1 - 26 October 2015
- Added file association to lsns files, double-clicking them now opens Lessons and loads the file
- Added thumbnails for videos in file browser
- Added icons for lessons file in file browser
- Improved image importing in Lessons to optimise files
- Improved menu in Jigsaw
- Improved UI layout in Drop
- Fixed an issue where you would sometimes get logged out when connected to a network with a captive portal
- Fixed a licensing issue with going offline and using both MultiTeach® and Business on the same computer
- Fixed some interaction issues in file browser
- Fixed browsing to other drives on OS X in file browser
- Fixed issues with Select feature in Seats
- Fixed some interaction issues in Presenter

Snowflake Business 4.9.1 - 20 October 2015
- Added thumbnail support for videos to file browser
- Improved PPT interaction to make it more unified with PDF
- Fixed an issue where you would sometimes get logged out when connected to a network with a captive portal
- Fixed a licensing issue with going offline and using both MultiTeach® and Business on the same computer
- Fixed some interaction issues in file browser
- Fixed browsing to other drives on OS X in file browser
- Fixed some small visual issues in Nodes
- Fixed a crash in Nodes
- Fixed a widget translation issue
- Fixed some interaction issues in Media


Snowflake MultiTeach® 4.9 - 12 October 2015
- Overhauled new cloud based Snowflake License Management system
- Added the Drop lesson
- Added the Scramble lesson
- Added Powerpoint support to Presenter
- Added minimize button to corner menu
- Added support for new Snowflake Remote with file transfer capability to Presenter
- Snowflake Remote is now available for free!
- Added Feature to import CSVs into Lessons

- Added Czech translation

- Added more content to several of the turn key applications

- Added option to set font colour in Lessons

- Added new file browser with thumbnail previews and jump to desktop support to Presenter

- Improved font size handling in Lessons

- Improved theme handling in Lessons

- Various bug fixes, interaction improvements and performance improvements

Snowflake Business 4.9 - 6 October 2015
- Overhauled new cloud based Snowflake License Management system
- Snowflake Remote is now available for free
- Added support for Powerpoint files in Media
- Added new file browser with thumbnail previews and jump to desktop support
- Added support for new Snowflake Remote with file transfer capability
- Added minimize button to corner menu
- Added support for pasting text into text fields
- Fixed several UI issues in Hotspot
- Fixed several interaction issues in Browser
- Fixed interaction issues when using Zones
- Fixed crash in Twitter app
- Various bug fixes and performance improvements


Snowflake MultiTeach® 4.8.1 - 6 August 2015
- Added option to lock interaction with background in Lessons activities
- Added Polish translation to Lessons
- Added intro video to Underwater theme
- Added thumbnails for video content in Lessons
- Improved Lesson export to export to a single file instead of a folder for easier management
- Improved Hangman design to be more suitable for children
- Fixed some instances of spelling the word "Maths" in UK English
- Fixed some little UI issues when running the software in Spanish

Snowflake Business 4.8.1 - 5 August 2015
- Added Dropbox support to Whiteboard
- Added ability to remove content in the Media app inside Snowflake
- Added option to disable looping videos in Stage
- Improved Nodes UI when used in portrait mode
- Improved connectivity by using system proxy settings by default
- Improved support for using Nodes in Zones
- Fixed issues with filters in Hotspot
- Fixed Configurator crash when adding icons to an empty carbon menu
- Various fixes to interaction and layout in Browser, Hotspot, Media, Nodes and Configurator
- General bug fixes and performance improvements


Snowflake MultiTeach® 4.8 - 3 June 2015
- Added Select to Seats to pick a random seat
- Added Shuffle to Seats to shuffle the seat placements
- Added intro animation support to themes and added animations to Candy, Dungeon, Jungle and Space
- Added Spanish translation for Lessons
- Added setting to turn off the sound when a timer runs out
- Improved British English (en_GB) translation
- Fixed some minor interaction issues with full screen video in Lessons
- Fixed some minor issues with some lesson types on portrait oriented screens
- Various bugfixes and interaction improvements

Snowflake Business and Snowflake Entertainment 4.8 - 29 May 2015 (the last Ultimate release)
- Replaced Connledge with Nodes
- Added ability to browse to other drives on Windows within Media, PDF and Whiteboard
- Added option to save/load annotations to and from Dropbox
- Fixed bugs and made improvements to:
Browser, PDF, Configurator, MyFeed, Whiteboard, Annotate, Slider, Registration, Guestbook, Media, Twitter widget, Carbon menu, Clock widget, Draw, Videodraw, Quiz (Entertainment), Deflector (Entertainment)
- Fixed a crash in Gallery
- Added Spanish keyboard
- Hidden apps Twitter, Youtube, Slider, PDF, Maps, 3D, Tracer (can be enabled via the Configurator)
- General improvements and fixes


Snowflake Business and Snowflake Entertainment 4.7.1 - 10 April 2015
- Added 12 Entertainment Plus apps to Snowflake Entertainment, meaning it is no longer an add-on, but included out of the box
- Added the ability to create multiple canvases in Whiteboard and switch between them
- Added the ability to launch external apps on top of Snowflake
- Added Zones by default to the corner menu (can be disabled in the Configurator)
- Added sending PDFs from Media to PDF
- Added custom icons setting for PDFs in the PDF app
- Added the possibility to use the computers default proxy settings when activating a license
- Added auto display function for Stage, when photos are sent from Photobooth
- Added Gallery, a screensaver slide show for images and videos
- Fixed bugs and made improvements to Annotate, Deflector, Couronne, Slider, Browser, Video Draw, Configurator, Draw, Media, Puzzle, Zong, Pool, Hotspot, Connledge, MyFeed (widget), Photobooth, Warp, Froggy, Slots, Gravitoy, Untangle, Whiteboard, Curling, Quiz, Media widget, Twitter, Snowdoku, Pinball, License registration, Guestbook, Labyrinth and Currency widget
- General improvements and fixes

Snowflake MultiTeach® 4.7.1 - 8 April 2015
- Added Mac support
- Added randomising to Einstein and Animals
- Added the animated candy theme to Lessons
- Added the animated jungle theme to Lessons
- Added more animals to Puzzles
- Added Icelandic translations to Lessons
- Added a play button to play videos fullscreen
- Made the canvas in Lessons more zoomable so that content can be more visible in the back of the classroom
- Made many improvements to Lessons
- Made fixes and improvements to Puzzles, Numbers, Math bugs, Timeline, Squares, Habitat, Draw, Match, Clock, Spelling
- General improvements and fixes


Snowflake MultiTeach® 4.7 27 February 2015
- Added Lessons
- Added more content to Puzzles
- Added randomiser to Bones
- Added randomiser to Organs
- Added randomiser to Geography (cities in countries)
- Added Zones to the corner menu
- Made improvements to Draw, Lessons, Tags, translations, help screen, Wordplay
- Added audio to Math bugs, Math, Wordplay, MatchIt, Clock, Ringdrop, Numbers, Einstein, Hangman
- General improvements and fixes

Snowflake 4.7 27 February 2015
- Added Dropbox support to PDF
- Added option to browse for videos in VideoDraw
- Added Support for Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite
- Improved interaction with Carbon Menu
- Improved performance in Twitter
- Fixed bugs when loading in Whiteboard
- Updated to new Google Maps API
- Qt 5.4 based
- General improvements and fixes to Jigsaw, VideoDraw, the Carbon menu, Maps, Whiteboard, Photobooth, Connledge, Aliens Zong, Snowdoku, Puzzle, Guestbook, Warp, Pool, Tap, Fussball, Labyrinth, Slider, Memory, Media, Configurator


Snowflake MultiTeach® 4.6 (formerly ABC) 21 November 2014
- Added British English translations
- Added compatibility with Snowflake Remote 2
- Added to support Annotate to send annotations to multiple email addresses at once
- Added a feature in the Presenter app to add files on the fly via a built in file browser
- Added a setting in the Configurator to enable/disable file browsing in the Presenter app and ability to choose a default start folder
- Added option in the Configurator to set a background image and background color for Stage
- Added option in the Configurator to change the corner menu graphics
- Added more functionalities under the F keys F1-F12
- Added Annotate settings to the Configurator
- Improved carbon menu interaction in Zones
- Simplified how to set the background image in Presenter via the Configurator
- Fixed a freeze with Zones with tile and grid menu in portrait mode
- Minor improvements to Configurator, Annotate, Draw, Presenter, Stage, Zones, translations, evaluation version
- General improvements and fixes

Snowflake 4.6 (Business & Entertainment) 20 November 2014
- Added compatibility with Snowflake Remote 2
- Added to support to Whiteboard and Annotate to send annotations to multiple email addresses at once
- Added a feature in the Media app to add files on the fly via a built in file browser
- Added a setting in the Configurator to enable/disable file browsing in the Media app and ability to choose a default start folder
- Added a feature to PDF to open PDF files on the fly via a built in file browser and added a setting in the Configurator to choose the default start folder
- Added option in the Configurator to set a background image and background color for Stage
- Added option in the Configurator to set a background image/video for Hotspot
- Added option in the Configurator to change the corner menu graphics
- Added function to Whiteboard to be able to interact with objects after loading a saved session
- Added more functionalities under the F keys F1-F12
- Added Annotate settings to the Configurator
- Added translation support to the Currency, Stocks, Twitterstream, Weather and MyFeed widgets
- Added physical keyboard support to Whiteboard and Guestbook
- Added settable scrolling speed to Slider
- Improved carbon menu interaction in Zones
- Simplified how to set the background image in Media via the Configurator
- Fixed an interaction bug with the corner menu in Browser and Maps when using Zones or windows mode
- Fixed using the correct keyboard layout for any non English language for Twitter and Warp
- Fixed a freeze with Zones with tile and grid menu in portrait mode
- Fixed high score files in Deflector, Aliens and Warp to be able to use Arabic, Cyrillic, Chinese and other non Western characters
- Minor improvements to Configurator, Aliens, Airhockey, Annotate, Guestbook, Bullseye, Bugs, Browser, Connledge, Curling, Cards, Couronne, Draw, Deflector, Fussball, Guestbook, Zong, Hotspot, Youtube, Maps, Media, Memory, Pool, Pong, Puzzle, Pinball, Photobooth, Slots, Stage, Slider, Snowdoku, Runway, Quiz, FX, Untangle, Zones, Froggy, PDF, Twitter, Videodraw, Warp, Wong, Whiteboard, Labyrinth, translations, all Widgets, evaluation version
- General improvements and fixes


Snowflake ABC 4.5.1 8 October 2014
- Updated core and all apps to Snowflake 4.5.1 for better performance and stability
- Replaced old Config Editor with the new Configurator for easier and faster customisation
- Added custom menu layout, now you can build your own custom menu layouts
- Added Carbon menu layout
- Added all newly designed app icons
- Added newly designed background
- Added SnowflakeGuard
- Added Zones
- Added Stage (disabled by default, can be enabled in the Configurator)
- Added Brazilian Portuguese translations
- Added unregister option
- Updated graphics in Math bugs
- Updated Windows icons
- Updated Presenter, Draw, Piano, Untangle, Jigsaw and Gravitoy
- Improved UX for Numbers, Math bugs, Ringdrop, Einstein, Planetarium, LetterPlay, Jigsaw, Matchit, Untangle, Geography, Timeline, Clock, Puzzle, Math
- Fixed an interaction bug in Numbers
- Fixed help menu button in several apps
- General improvements and fixes

4.5.1 1 October 2014
- Added SnowflakeGuard
- Added a new help screen behind F1
- Improved Configurator, Stocks widget, Calculator widget, Whiteboard, Pong, 3D, Registration, Instagram widget, Twitter, Quiz, Whiteboard, Draw, Currency widget, Text widget, Slideshow widget, Maps, Video widget, Currency widget, Image widget, Froggy, Twitter widget, MyFeed widget, Slider and Zong.
- Improved menu spinning interaction with the Carbon menu layout
- Fixed a crash in the Configurator related to Browser
- Added translation support in the Configurator for all Widgets


4.5 15 September 2014
- Added Instagram widget
- Added Foreign currency widget
- Added World clock widget
- Added Image widget
- Added Video widget
- Added Slideshow widget
- Added Text widget
- Added Calculator widget
- Added new full screen presentation application Stage (send images, videos & PDFs from Media app, to secondary display)
- Added capability to send content (images, videos & PDFs) from the Media app to another Media app, in Zones, on the same computer
- Added support for Chinese keyboard layout
- Added option in Configurator to unlink Dropbox for Media
- Added translation capability in the Configurator for emailing Annotations
- Fixed a crash in Configurator
- Fixed a crash in Bugs
- Fixed a bug in RSS feed
- Fixed a highscore override bug with in Warp when playing in Zones
- Fixed a bug in Draw related to the e-mail dialog
- Fixed a tiny bug in Browser with extreme long URLs
- Improved the UX in Stocks, PDF, Browser, MyFeed, Connledge and 3D
- Improved the trial/evaluation version experience by increase the time for pop-ups to appear
- Other general improvements and fixes related to the the Snowflake core

4.4 29 August 2014
- Added Dropbox support to Media
- Added capability to launch urls in multitouch browser from within Connledge
- Added capability to launch urls in multitouch browser from within Hotspot
- Added function in Media to put all content back in the content bar
- Added licensing checks to Configurator
- Added ability in Configurator to change the position of all the menus
- Added functionality to setup external apps in the Configurator, opposed to via XML
- Added faster content loading in Slider
- Added more help info to the Configurator
- Added settable time to fade items to Slider
- Fixed minor bug in Annotation with color selection and menu button
- Fixed tiny bug with keyboard in Browser
- Fixed a bug in Whiteboard with the undo function
- Fixed tiny interaction bug in Pong in portrait mode
- Fixed a video freeze issue
- Fixed loading for Maps in ultra wide view
- Fixed a crash in Configurator related to Hotspot
- Fixed a tiny bug with objects being stuck in the sidebar in Media
- Improved UX in Whiteboard, Zones, weather widget, Configurator, Twitter, Cards, 3d, Fussball, Quiz, FX, Deflector, Pong, Maps, Browser
- Improved loading time when switching menu layouts
- Improved stability and performance in Browser
- Fixed minor sprite leak in Warp
- Fixed minor bug in Piano
- General improvements to the Snowflake core

4.3.1 6 August 2014
- Added “tap to quit” option in the screensaver app (on by default)
- Added tab key switching between input fields to onscreen keyboard
- Added option to set which folder to use as Media folder in Media application
- Added updated Photobooth version to the OS X version
- Improved UX in Configurator, Aliens, Browser, Bullseye, Couronne, Curling, Deflector, Froggy, Fussball, FX, Guestbook, Hotspot, Labyrinth, Memory, MyFeed, PDF, Photobooth, Pinball, Pool, Puzzle, Quiz, Runway, Twitter, Warp, Whiteboard, Youtube and Zong
- Fixed tiny bug in Labyrinth with player selection
- Fixed tiny puck stuck bug in Airhockey 4 player mode
- Fixed minor interaction bug in Draw, Whiteboard and Video Draw
- Fixed bug in Annotation related to marker selection
- Fixed bug in Media related to external folders
- Fixed bug in Configurator related to setting corner menu saving
- Fixed a rare save path bug in Draw and Whiteboard
- Fixed crashes in Whiteboard, Draw, Puzzle, PDF, Runway, Pool
- Fixed crash and minor bug in Bullseye
- Fixed language bug related to Snowflake Entertainment Plus
- Fixed tiny memory leaks in Quiz, Aliens, Bugs, Couronne, Froggy, Gravitoy, Piano, Quiz, Slider, Tracer, Video Draw, Warp and Youtube
- Other general improvements and fixes related to the the Snowflake core

4.3 4 July 2014
- Upgraded the external FFmpeg library from version 0.8 to 2.1.3, increasing the stability of video and music content across the entire suite, as well as extended support for video and music formats
- Added Twitter widget to home screen
- Added Stock market widget to home screen (can be enabled in the Configurator)
- Added Weather widget to home screen (can be enabled in the Configurator)
- Added file browser to Whiteboard for easy import of images into the canvas
- Added ability to Browser to disable zoom pinch of virtual keyboard in Configurator
- Added ability to Browser to change the virtual keyboard size and default location in Configurator
- Added setting in Hotspot to disable the sidebar
- Added one finger aiming and shooting to Pool
- Added drag function to the Widgets in the Configurator for easier positioning
- Added option in Configurator to visually add the same app multiple times, instead of via XML
- Added an additional level to Labyrinth
- Added setting for the date in the Configurator for the Clock widget
- Added setting in Configurator to disable screensaver audio
- Added sounds to Aliens, Deflector, Pinball, Fussball, Quiz, Cards, Warp, Bugs, Slots, Zong, Froggy, Labyrinth, Bullseye and Couronne
- Fixed saving options for screen saver, background and custom menu layout in Configurator for Mac
- Fixed minor bugs in several Snowflake Entertainment Plus apps
- Fixed bug in Twitter
- Fixed bug in Whiteboard and Draw when loading saved drawings
- Fixed a bug relating to the Google Maps API
- Fixed UX corner menus/MyFeed
- Fixed bug related to custom menu when using TUIO
- Fixed Directories.txt in Media
- Improved UX in several Snowflake Entertainment Plus apps
- Improved UX in Connledge, Deflector, Media, Configurator, MyFeed, Runway, Froggy, Curling and Whiteboard
- Other general improvements and fixes

4.2 13 June 2014
- Developed new apps for add-on pack Snowflake Entertainment Plus (beta): Bullseye, Couronne, Fussball, Labyrinth, Photobooth, Pinball, Pool, which contains Snooker, 8-ball, 9-ball, Quiz, Warp and Zong
- Added the Custom menu layout tool in the Configurator
- Added the MyFeed widget, which supports customisable text and RSS (including RSS 1.x, 2.x & Atom)
- Added the Clock widget and MyFeed widget settings to the Configurator
- Added option to quit apps with the corner menu in exclusive mode
- Added settings in Hotspot for dialog background and border color
- Added in Hotspot a hide floor switcher function when there is only one floor
- Added a timer feature to Puzzle
- Increased stability and performance with the upgrade from QT 5.2.1 to QT 5.3
- Improved interaction design of the corner menus when not in Toggle Mode
- Improved interaction design of the Configurator in various locations
- Improved interaction design of Cards
- Improved Audio Manager threading
- Improved Tap by increasing the difficulty level the longer you play
- Fixed an issue with translations in Configurator
- Fixed tiny visual in Froggy
- Fixed minor background change option in Deflector
- Fixed minor Carbon menu text color bug
- Fixed a bug in the Configurator when removing an app related to the app icon in Win8

23 May 2014 - 4.1.1
- Added setting to create custom name in Welcome capp
- Fixed bug related to Annotate for Business
- Fixed bug related to Puzzle for Entertainment
- Fixed minor Twitter leak
- Fixed visual bug related to Carbon menu
- Fixed cosmetic bug related to the help screen in the Configurator
- Improved interaction design of corner menu fading when app is windowed and closing
- Improved the Dubai 3d model
- General performance and stability improvements

2 May 2014 - 4.1
- Added feature to set an app to launch instead of screensaver
- Added functionality to rotate windows individually
- Added welcome app as screensaver option
- Fixed several tiny memory leaks
- Fixed rare crash in Draw
- Fixed several tiny bugs in Whiteboard, FX, Hotspot, Twitter, Tap and Snowdoku
- Updated content in 3d
- Updated settings in PDF
- Updated quit button settings for OS X

11 April 2014 - 4.0.6
- Improved the usability of Twitter
- Turned on the Snowflake quit button by default, due to popular demand
- Improved the customisability for Aliens
- Added tile menu colouring editing to the Configurator

4 April 2014 4.0.5
- Added support for multiple parents in Connledge
- Added translation tab in Configurator for easy translations
- Added functionality in Configurator to change the default menu
- Fixed a minor glitch in Curling
- Fixed a bug for 3M touch screens on Win 7
- Improved translation capabilities in Airhockey
- Improved Youtube
- Improved the General design in the main menu, Annotate, Connledge and Aliens
- Improved the trial version experience :-)

28 March 2014 - 4.0.4
- Added PDF support to Connledge
- Added printing support to PDF
- Added 2010 runtime in the installer
- Various visual and interaction design improvements to Airhockey, Whiteboard, Connledge and PDF
- Updated content in Connledge and Hotspot
- Improved scoring Aliens and Deflector
- Fixed several items in the Configurator for the Misc tab and Menu editing for Win8 menu
- Fixed password shutdown setting in Configurator

21 March 2014

4.0.3
Added new content to Connledge
Added more USB copying functionality
Improved memory usage efficiency in Media
Improved multi-monitor support
Fixed some bugs when running in exclusive mode
Fixed various layouts

4.0.2
Added error sounds in various places
Added back USB copying to Media
Added more error checking to various apps
Fixed interaction bug in Browser and Maps
Fixed sub menus not loading completely properly
Fixed screensaver mode for better performance

4.0.1
Fixed bug with privileges in Configurator
Fixed various bugs in Media
Fixed various bugs in Puzzle
Fixed a bug with shutdown sound
Fixed some layouts in Portrait mode
Fixed using tile background images in Win8 menu

Snowflake 4 release notes 8 March 2014
- Created the Snowflake Business Edition
- Added Memory to Entertainment
- Added Runway to Entertainment
- Added Twitter to Business
- Added Whiteboard to Business
- Added Carbon menu layout
- Added fresh new PDF, video and image content to a wide range of applications
- Added Zones multi-user collaborative environment functionality
- Added audio to a wide range of applications, including the menu
- Designed new graphics for app icons, corner menus, buttons and backgrounds for all applications
- Redesigned UX for all apps
- Renamed several applications
- Rebuilt Slider from ground up
- Rebuilt Media (formerly Media Viewer) from the ground up
- Rebuilt Puzzle from ground up
- Rebuilt Configurator from ground up
- Upgraded to QT 5.2.1

Version 3.3 2013/05/06
Added support for QT 4.8.4
Added setting to not loop videos by default in Media Viewer
Added more clip art in Draw
Added setting for spacing between icons in sliding menu
Added showing Snowflake edition to License Info in Snowflake License Activation
Added example points of interest in Google Maps
Added new graphics (Tracer, Bugs, Untangle, PDF Viewer, Media Viewer, Slider, Draw on Video, Wong, 3D Viewer, Alien Raiders, Connledge, Drums, Flow, Guestbook, Puzzle, Spacetube, Tap, main menu app icons)
Added support for two backgrounds in Airhockey
Added option to start Hotspot dialogs positioned by their hotspots rather than in the center
Added app name text size settable in GlobalMenu.xml for grid menu, sliding menu and tile menu
Added option to make text under icon color settable in Draw on Video
Improved Visuals in Connledge, Hotspot, Main menu and Flow
Improved Wong: Remove loser text by default, only show winner (can still be added back as option)
Improved Pong: Remove loser text by default, only show winner (can still be added back as option)
Improved Curling: Remove loser text by default, only show winner (can still be added back as option)
Improved Media Viewer: Keeping content on canvas works better when background is locked
Improved 3D Viewer: Automatically skips menu if there is only one model
Improved Curling: Stones can no longer get stuck under menu
Fixed shape creation in Gravitoy
Fixed A rare crash when exiting Flow
Fixed Potential crash in Puzzle and Media Viewer with high amount of video content
Fixed Crash in Froggy when conflicting options were selected in settings
General bug fixes and performance enhancements

Version 3.2 2013/03/13
- Added interaction to circular rotating menu
- Added option in Configuration Editor to sort content by file name in Media Viewer
- Added option in Configuration Editor to set tile menu tile backgrounds
- Added setting in Configuration Editor for controlling points played in Air Hockey
- Added setting in Configuration Editor for controlling points played in Pong
- Added setting in Configuration Editor for controlling points played in Wong
- Added immediate visual response when pressing hotspots in Hotspot
- Added feature to automatically close nodes in connledge to avoid cluttering the surface
- Added clearer visuals to Connledge nodes
- Improved control over canvas in Draw
- Improved UI design in Multitouch Browser
- Improved UI design Google Maps
- Improved UI design in Media Viewer
- Improved layout in Slot Machine
- Improved content handling in Connledge for handling large amounts of content
- Improved the way the Configuration Editor handles menu files that have been edited by the user
- Fixed small graphical glitches when running Snowflake flipped 180 degrees
- Fixed an issue with horizontal scrolling in PDF Viewer
- Fixed a positioning problem with grid menu in portrait orientation
- Fixed problem with some video puzzles
- Now using Ubuntu 12.04 as the Linux compatibility version
- General bug fixes and performance enhancements

Version 3.1.1 2013/01/25
- Updated to using FFMPEG 1.0 (improved compatibility with video files)
- Added setting to disable TUIO receiving
- Added setting to adjust scale when using double-tap maximize in Media Viewer
- Added support for menu settings for external applications
- Added ability to set Icon.png like MenuIcon.png to config editor
- Added password requirement on global quit button if password exit and global quit button are enabled
- Added settings in Tap to control text appearance
- Improved error checking on startup/shutdown in Launcher
- Fixed licensing issues when on highly restricted user account on Windows
- Fixed some small interaction issues in core
- Fixed small interaction issue in Wong
- Fixed some minor UI issues in Configuration Editor
- Fixed Snowflake Licensing Activation handling of registration failures
- Fixed config editor menu file creation bugs
- Fixed issues with files disappearing in Flow

Version 3.0.1 - 2012/06/08
Added smoother video rendering
Added settable default sorting layout in Media Viewer
Added setting to show folder names in Media Viewer
Added stylus support for N-Trig
Fixed language support in GMaps
Fixed issues with email status messages wrongly reported in Media Viewer
Fixed an issue with aspect ratios when using blocking loading in Media Viewer
Fixed various issues in Form Editor
Fixed various issues in Annotation
Fixed texture bug with certain videos

Version 3.0 - 2012/05/29
Added Linux support (Ubuntu 64-bit) (beta)
Added avi, mpg and wmv video support
Added out of the box languages for English, Swedish, Dutch, French, German, Turkish, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Russian, Greek, Chinese Mandarin, Japanese and Korean
Added new application Curling
Added new application Guest Book
Added tab in Configuration Editor for Guest Book to customize forms
Added email support to Media Viewer
Added translation support to Configuration Editor
Added PDF support to Hotspot (both as background and in the info dialogs)
Added settings to disable pan/zoom in Hotspot
Added translation & customization support to keyboard layouts
Added Arabic, Korean and Russian keyboard layouts in addition to English
Added launching of external applications on Mac
Added support to disable Windows screensaver
Added proxy support to Browser/GMaps
Added new licensing for Lite, Developer, Entertainment, Presentation and Ultimate Editions
Improved video performance
Improved translation support
Fixed an issue with animated sprites
Fixed an issue with grid menu layout
Fixed playing videos in correct video aspect ratio for Draw on Video
Fixed an issue with "DefaultApplicationAspectRatio" setting
Updated graphics
Updated SDK documentation on wiki.nuiteq.com
General bug fixes and performance improvements

Version 2.3.0 - 2012/02/22
Added new application Spacetube
Added new application Hotspot
Added email functionality in the annotation layer
Added 5 new tutorials to Snowflake SDK (3D model viewer, PDF viewer, Video player, Virtual keyboard, Corner menu buttons)
Added rotate button to apps running in exclusive mode
Added support to auto-play videos in Media Viewer
Added translation guide to the wiki and Configuration Editor
Added setting for zoom limits in 3D Viewer
Added mipmap setting in PDF Viewer
Added setting to display texts right-to-left
Added installer translations for Arabic, Chinese (Simplified) Mandarin, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Swedish
Added registration translations for Arabic, Chinese (Simplified) Mandarin, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish
Fixed issue in GMaps where it would fail to search for a location
Fixed Piano sound volume
Fixed application portrait issues
Fixed issue with videos auto-playing a second of the video on start up
Fixed minor issues with corner menus in Qt based applications
Fixed stuck input issue in Visualization
Fixed PDF support on Mac OS X
Fixed various compatibility issues in Browser
General bug fixes and improvements

Version 2.2.0 - 2012/01/11
Added a new Piano application
Added Google Maps application
Added Untangle application
Added Deflector application
Added IP show under F4 (ideal to display IP when using Snowflake Remote)
Added post-update support
Added better error messages
Added support for right-to-left aligned text (for example for the Arabic language)
Added eraser tool in annotation layer
Added brush size tool in annotation layer
Added keyboard and notes in annotation layer
Added support to change menu icons via the Configuration Editor
Added settings for toggling global corner menu options
Added support to center content by double-tapping in Media Viewer
Fixed layout issues in Configuration Editor
Fixed issue with blurry background in Media Viewer
Fixed issue with some apps not closing when thrown outside the screen
Fixed various translation issues
Fixed support for javascript popup windows
General fixes and improvements

Version 2.1.1 - 2011/11/23
Fixed shadows in PDF Viewer in OS X
Fixed Windows XP compatibility issues
Fixed translation support in Map
Fixed crash issue when running Snowflake without an audio device
Improved particle system performance
General fixes and improvements

Version 2.1.0 - 2011/11/16
Added annotation layer
Added Alien Raiders application
Added a completely new version of Connledge
Added full translation support to the applications
Added a button to mute sound sound in Snowflake
Added an option in the Configuration Editor to change font
Added a setting to ignore touch events when Snowflake is not active
Added support for dealing with applications using the TUIO port automatically
Added font drop shadows for better contrast
Added a corner menu button in Draw to open the help screen
Added a translation tab to the Configuration Editor
Added inactivity timeout and color settings to Bugs
Added possibility to send a keyboard event when Snowflake goes inactive
Added possibility for SF apps to launch other SF apps (via SDK)
Added a new loading splash
Added new graphics
Improved performance on OS X Lion
Improved interaction with the address bar in Browser
Fixed a crash issue with 3D Viewer
Fixed issues with looping screensaver and background videos
Fixed an issue with input batching on certain hardware
Fixed issues with non-english characters during registration
Fixed an issue with portrait mode in PDF Viewer
Fixed Flow menu structure setup
Fixed fade animation in Flow
Fixed layout issues in some dialogs in OS X
General fixes and performance improvements

Version 2.0.7 - 2011/09/21
Added translation support to Map
Added possibility to specify map tile dimensions in Map
Added translation support to Tap
Added a different grid layout to the PDF Viewer menu
Fixed issue with the sliding menu when its y position is changed
Fixed issue in Registration with certain characters
Fixed issue in PDF Viewer when closing the app while a PDF is still loading
Fixed PDF loading on Mac
Fixed PDF pageflip animation on Mac
Fixed custom icon support in Slider
Fixed extension support in Media Viewer (now works with mixed upper and lower case)
Fixed corner menu icon being flipped in Browser

Version 2.0.6 - 2011/09/09
Fixed the MinSize & MaxSize settings in Media Viewer
Fixed issue with sorting applications in the Configuration Editor
Fixed an issue with the corner menus in Qt based applications
Fixed minor issues with the PDF Viewer slider
Fixed issue with the logging folder on Mac
Fixed an issue with the shaders in 3D Viewer on Mac
Added settings for the menu bar in Browser
Added settings for default font to Config.cfg

Version 2.0.5 - 2011/09/02
Added 180 degrees rotation support to all application corner menus
Added a setting to Media Viewer to use blocking loading
Added more customization support for text in AirHockey
Added sounds to AirHockey
Fixed issues with applications being upside down
Fixed audio noise issue when a sample is played the first time
Fixed chord support in Piano
Fixed low bandwidth mode for better 3G support with Snowflake Remote
General bug fixes and performance improvements

Version 2.0.4 - 2011/08/17
Added VisualPlanet TrueTwoTouch TUIO senders
Added OSX Lion support
Fixed issues in general resource handling
Fixed stability issues in Media Viewer
Fixed minor UI issues
General code optimizations
Added back CMU driver to TouchCore installer

Version 2.0.3 - 2011/07/11
Added more Browser settings
Added a limit to the amount and the size of the log files
Fixed various hard coded paths in the applications
Fixed general optimizations in the applications
Fixed issue with running applications in exclusive mode
Fixed memory leak in Puzzle when using videos
Fixed a crash issue with receiving empty TUIO messages
Fixed issues when running Draw and DrawOnVideo in windowed mode
Fixed using external applications
Fixed using submenus
Fixed a crash issue in PDF Viewer
Increased the max size of the keyboard in Browser

Version 2.0.2 - 2011/07/06
Added settable colors in DrawOnVideo
Added settable text in PDF Viewer and Media viewer
Added settable text when loading applications
Added .mp4 video support to Puzzle
Added smoother thumbnail loading in Media Viewer
Added support for using specific images as thumbnails in Media Viewer
Added a better message when OSC fails to bind the socket
Added a setting to specify the Browser menu bar colors
Added a message if the screen saver fails to play (codec issue)
Added initial support for unicode in Snowflake
Fixed web page centering
Fixed corner menu default setting in Configuration Editor
Fixed so that mouse control is enabled by default on Mac
Fixed issue with config variables that contained ‘:’
Fixed various minor issues in Configuration Editor
Fixed Configuration Editor UI for Mac
Fixed an issue where Snowflake took a long time to exit
Fixed a hard coded path issue in PDF Viewer
Fixed rendering issues in Connledge

Version 2.0.1 - 2011/07/01
Added Connledge, Draw and Stacks to trial
Fixed that Snowflake doesn’t start over registration dialog, if on Windows UAC is set at the default value
Fixed videos on Mac making it work “out of the box” without additional codecs, avoiding white screens when screensaver is loaded
Fixed error message with Snowflake Registration on Mac
Fixed in the Configuration Editor that apps are not added to the excluded apps list when clicked on Default in Corner menu tab
Fixed duplicate app entries in the Configuration Editor
Fixed issue with showing unregistered trial version when starting Snowflake the first time after registering

Version 2.0.0 - 2011/06/30
Added Multi-touch Browser application
Added Mac support
Added Snowflake Remote iPad application integration (free download on iTunes)
Added 180 degree interface flip functionality
Added auto updater
Added folder support in Media Viewer
Added content sorting in Media Viewer
Added a new Snowflake core based on the Qt framework
Added a new menu type for placing icons freely
Added a completely new graphical style
Added more customizability options
Added more settings for visual quality control (VSync, AntiAliasing)
Added a mini map to the PDF Viewer
Added more loading info messages
Added drop shadow to most of the text
Added a check during Snowflake startup to see if the computer meets the requirements
Added more logging messages
Added new clip art images to Draw
Added support to have videos as menu icons
Added support for playing audio when launching an app
Added support for playing background audio
Added animation support to Bugs
Added MP3 file support in Media Viewer
Fixed various memory leaks
Fixed handling PDF to be more stable
Fixed aspect ratio issue in PDF Viewer
Fixed so that content is automatically loaded when there is just one item or folder
Fixed a lot of code optimization across the entire Snowflake Suite
Fixed a bug in Slider where content could disappear
Fixed graphics positions in CardCollect
Fixed some issues with font handling
Fixed rendering speed, is now faster performing
Fixed the Configuration Editor with new settings
Fixed TUIO handling, faster performance
Improved the general visual quality
Complete new SDK based on Snowflake Suite 2.0
General bug fixes and performance improvements

Version 1.9.4 - 2011/03/25
Added CardCollect application
Added proxy support to the registration application
Added application settings to Configuration Editor
Added simple color picker to Draw (can be switched via config setting)
Added support to use background images in Draw
Added clip art functionality to Draw
Added setting to specify save directory in Draw
Added printing support to Draw
Added support for having videos as menu icons
Added support to play a wav sound when applications are started
Added setting to Viewer to specify if the background should be interactable or not
Added support to play an .ogg music file as background audio
Added support to try to start apps even if render textures are not supported by gfx card
Added support for hierarchical menus (menus opening other menus)
Added setting to enable/disable screen saver audio
Added setting to Configuration Editor to enable/disable USB copying in Viewer
Added more debug logs to TouchCore
Added more debug logs to PDF loading
Added setting for page flip sensitivity in PDF Viewer
Added setting to Flow to enable/disable menu structure
Added separate settings for Rotating/Grid/Sliding menus in GlobalMenu.xml
Fixed issue with W7 status bar when running in windowed mode
Fixed issue with setting PDF DPI in Viewer
Fixed issue with W7 window positioning
Fixed portrait mode issues in various applications
General fixes and tweaks

Version 1.9.3 - 2010/12/17
Added Windows 7 WM_TOUCH events support to TouchCore
Added mouse support in Windows 7 version (press ‘M’ on keyboard)
Added support for automatic switch between Snowflake and mouse driver (TouchCore)
Added 3D models
Added new graphics to Tap
Added case sensitivity to Connledge
Fixed a crash issue when audio drivers haven’t been installed
Changed the corner menus to toggle mode
Improved the loading time for unicode fonts
Improved support for portrait mode
Improved PDF Viewer interaction (zoom gesture instead of double tap)
Improved interaction in 3D Viewer
Improved Configuration Editor
Reduced Map loading time
General bug fixes and improvements

Version 1.9.2.1 - 2010/10/18
Fixed an issue with a console window popping up in Media Viewer
Fixed support for PDF files with whitespaces
Fixed a focus issue when starting Snowflake Suite Windows 7 in startup
Fixed support for portrait mode
Fixed support for variable filetype extension capitalization
Fixed general PDF stability and performance issues
Fixed interaction for PDF items in Media Viewer
Fixed a TouchCore issue where detected blobs would stay detected even when located outside of the camera crop
Added support for caching PDF pages in Media and PDF Viewers
Added support for PtGrey 2.1 drivers
Added support for OpenCV 2.1
Added SlotMachine application to VisualPlanet version

Version 1.9.2 - 2010/09/06
Added a complete new Map exploration app
Added functionality to copy files from the Media Viewer to a USB storage device
Added ability to start external executables from the menu (support Microsoft Touch Pack applications and external Flash files)
Added usability information to the registration dialog
Added support for several pages in the grid menu
Added video support in Puzzle
Added support for rotatable and zoom-able PDF’s in the Media Viewer
Added support for PDF file name titling in the Media Viewer
New application menu icons and background (the old ones can be found in the “bin/data/Icons/Old Application Icons” folder)
Fixed so that videos in the Media Viewer are showing a frame in the middle of the video
Fixed support for print screen in Windows 7
General graphical updates
General performance enhancements
General bug fixes

Version 1.9.1 - 2010/05/14
Added the GUI Snowflake Suite Configuration Editor
Added Froggy application
Added DrawOnVideo application
Added stylus support for N-trig and Wacom platforms
Added a top level menu for switching menu styles (rotating, sliding, grid)
Added a grid to the TouchCore crop calibration step for easier crop setups
Added downscale option for TouchCore camera streams
Added max allowed number of inputs for TouchCore
Added minimum and maximum blob size restriction for TouchCore
Added an optional “Exit Snowflake Suite” button in the top level menu
General graphical updates
General performance enhancements
General bug fixes

Version 1.9 - 2010/03/15
Added Piano application
Added support for PtGrey FlyCapture drivers, supporting PtGrey USB and FireWire cameras
Added an info message when Snowflake runs below 5 frames per second
Updated Connledge application
Updated the Windows icons
Total remake of Draw
Made Sandbox, Stacks, Slider and PDF Viewer into separate applications
Fixed sliding menu interactions on certain hardware
Fixed support for corner menu in exclusive applications
General bug fixes
General speed improvements
General graphics updates

Version 1.8.1 - 2010/01/22
Added Tracer application
Added initial support for PtGrey camera drivers
Added an information message when Snowflake detects low performance
Improved fullscren application render quality
Improved the Special Effects performance
Fixed a crash issue with thin camera crops
Fixed a memory leak issue in 3D Viewer
Fixed an issue with the Puzzle “Randomize” button
General fixes and optimizations

Version 1.8 - 2009/12/18
Windows 7 support
Snowflake C++ SDK (beta) (Software Development Kit)
Support for additional multi-touch hardware technology platforms
Support for PtGrey camera drivers
New application (alpha) - Connledge, a multi-touch wiki browser
New application - Drums, a multi-touch drum simulation
New application - Slot Machine, a multi-touch slot machine casino game concept
Re-introduced Pong
Enhanced Airhockey with 4 player support
New menu system
New application icons
Greatly improved and more flexible PDF support
Improved licensing system, making it easier and more flexible to license Snowflake (fine tuned for mass OEM integration)
Made the Snowflake Suite manuals more accessible and up to date via our Wiki instead of PDFs
Improved the 3D Viewer with new 3d models, support for COLLADA and improved render quality
Particles optimization
General tweaks and bug fixing

Version 1.7 - 2009/10/23
Fixed camera crash issues
Fixed stuck blobs issue
Made the trial version continous instead of closing after 5 minutes
Made it possible to save calibration configs for all users
General bug fixes
General performance improvements
Updated general graphics
Improved the calibration procedure
Improved general application menus
Applications are now started maximized
Added fade in/out when launching applications
Added ‘loading’ message when launching applications
Added new application Snowdoku
Added license generation for machines without firewire or NextWindow devices
Added support for showing videos when pressing ‘Help’ in the calibration
Extensive logging of cameras
Added a delay to the corner menu activation
Added corner menu animations
Added a merge effect to Bugs
Added a mouse control application to TouchCore release

Version 1.6.2 - 2009/09/01
Fixed an issue with calibrating for global inputs
Updated calibration/log path, to reflect on company name change (Europe AB -> Technologies AB)
Fixed issues with installing third-party tools required for running Snowflake
Added video of the new logo into the Media Viewer
Added support for screensaver
Added a reset button in the point-to-point calibration

Version 1.6.1 - 2009/08/21
Fixed an issue when setting the crop, caused by a flipped offset in some camera models
Fixed less aggressive adaptive background calculation
Fixed an issue when using an odd amount of columns and even amount of rows in the point-to-point calibration
Fixed an issue when using background capture with light evening activated
General tracker optimizations

Version 1.6 - 2009/08/10
Added a new multi-touch puzzle application
Replaced Camera orientation, Barrel distortion (checkerboard), and Corner input mapping steps with a point-to-point calibration in TouchCore calibration
True multi camera support (3, 4 and more cameras)
Flash components and instruction videos
Multiple NextWindow screens support (connect unlimited number of NextWindow screens together)
License machine info printer
Flash LocalConnection and added it to NextWindowOSC
Screensaver with option to close applications
Light evening (to under catch uneven light with DI setups) (making masking unnecessary)
Settable osc output framerate for TouchCore
Camera FPS settable in calibration
New input markers
F1 Version numbering
F2 Rendering FPS counter
Camera/tracker FPS counter
Global input mapping (when cropping projected image)
Open PDF in Adobe reader functionality implementation
Error message when a user tries to enter calibration mode without TouchCore having found any cameras
Improved general interaction design of the calibration module
Render textures saving
Graphics for the calibration module
General graphics
Camera crop
Filters to work with light evening
Tracker optimization (60 FPS)
Special Effects applications
Improved installer procedure
Transferring IDs between cameras when finger moves between cameras issue resolved
Fixed a minor license dialog issue
Support for PT Grey Dragonfly camera
Fixed several issues with crashes caused by the CMU camera interface
Fixed problem with video audio being too low
Stretching issues in 3D Viewer
Overlap dual camera transferring finger ID issue

Version 1.5 - 2009/05/06
Added application Tap
Added a new calibration step for setting camera brightness, gain etcetera
Added a direction marker to Viewer, for easier navigation
Added double-tap support to Viewer, to quickly maximize an image
Added model auto-scaling to the 3D Viewer
Added usage descriptions to applications Bugs, Wong, Stacks
Added support for setting a maximum amount of active applications
Added back button to the Slider application
Added initial version of a simplified calibration procedure, settable through the main Config
Added creation of crash reports
Added asynchronous loading of models in 3D Viewer
Improved TouchCore stability and performance
Improved the calibration procedure
Improved the graphics for the Particles menu
Fixed so that the NextWindow TUIO sender goes back to sending mouse events upon exit
Fixed a problem occurring when setting the render area wrongly in TouchCore calibration
Fixed so that input markers are always shown inside the TouchCore calibration procedure
Fixed a problem with Slider sometimes freezing the computer because of content overload
Fixed a crash problem when trying to run Snowflake using an old graphics card without support for render textures (now it shows an error message instead)
Fixed a crash problem with Flow
Increased the default application size
Made it easier to grab the paddles in Airhockey

Version 1.4 - 2009/04/03
Renamed PDFViewer to Slider and added image viewing capability
Updated general graphics
Updated Viewer application graphics
Updated Slider application graphics
Updated manual for increased read-ability
Updated 3D Viewer folder structure for easier model adding
Improved “exclusive” application loading (double-click .nui files)
Added a menu to select content folder for Slider, supports PDF and image files
Added direct-to-Flash TUIO to standard releases
Added support to launch applications maximized
Added support to have corner-menus in each corner, settable through the main Config
Fixed a crash when loading Slider without any content
Fixed a bug with the license check caused by data overflow
Fixed a crash in calibration
Fixed problems with background when used with different aspect ratios

Version 1.3 - 2009/03/06
Improved calibration process
Made it easier to draw the image mask
Fixed an offset issue when drawing the image mask
Added support for flipping the camera image horizontally and vertically
Added support for invert filter for front DI setups
Added license request dialog
Added support for direct-to-Flash TUIO messages
New applications:
PDF Viewer
AirHockey
Fixed a crash problem regarding erroneous values received from a CMU/FW camera
Fixed a “fail to read config” error
Bug fixes

Version 1.2 - 2009/01/30
Improved calibration process
Optimized tracking engine
Added support for NextWindow screens
Added support for Vista and XP 64bit
Added threaded resource loading
Added help text to the calibration process
Added support for NextWindow devices
Bug fixes
Performance tweaks

Version 1.1 - 2008/12/01
Improved calibration process
Enhanced graphical theme
New applications
3D Viewer
Sandbox & Stacks
Visualization
Bug fixes
Performance tweaks

Version 1.0 - 2008/10/01
Initial and official release of Snowflake (previous versions were called NUI Framework)