Changelog

A comprehensive release history for the Yac desktop & mobile apps.

v3.0.21

Desktop
  1. Adds link preview when hovering over a message's hyperlink
  2. Adds ability to click on forwarded user's name and open their profile inside Yac
  3. Adds better network handling for connectivity loss
  1. Adds information message on web if user tries activating both webcam and screen recording
  2. Changes alignment of 'Floating Action Button'
  1. Adds auto-retry for login on Auth view, to prevent reported backend race condition issues
  2. Adds missing "Start Recording" state for web deeplink recorder activation
  3. Refactors play all duration
Released
March 26, 2021

v3.9.1

Mobile
  1. Landscape mode for iPad!
Released
February 25, 2021

v3.9

Mobile
  1. Add hashtags to your edited transcripts and tap them to find all messages with those topics
Released
February 20, 2021

v3.0.19

Desktop
  1. Adds native support for Apple Silicon systems
  2. Adds new floating action button
  1. Changes annotation dock styling
  2. Changes default annotation dock color to Yac yellow
  1. Fixes missing enter key handler in search bar
  2. Fixes missing pagination in 'Share' drawer
  3. Prevents user gesture handler in desktop environment
Released
February 19, 2021

v3.0.18

Desktop
  1. Adds toast to query params via deep link or via web
  2. Adds "Delete Channel" to dropdown on channel view
  3. Adds "Copy Invite Link" to three-dot dropdown in group conversation
  4. Adds full hashtag support in transcripts and search components
  5. Scroll ability as playing messages in autoplay and custom play views
  1. Prevents push notification on app launch when unread messages are present
  2. Prevents push notifications on app power state restored state
  3. Changes 'Duration Time' to count down instead of counting up
  1. Fixes reactivity issues with snoozed messages
  2. Prevents global loading bar from triggering when messages are updating in background
  3. Makes media select window visible on all workspaces
  4. Increased search speed
Released
February 18, 2021

v3.8

Mobile
  1. Picture-in-Picture for video Yacs
  2. Custom notification sounds in 'Settings'
  3. Deep linking for adding friends and web replies
  1. Transcripts now support markdown
  2. We've replaced the play button with the quick reply button!
  3. You can now search your friends list in the forward Yac menu
  4. You can now send Yacs directly to a contact via SMS
Released
February 17, 2021

v3.0.17

Desktop
  1. Yac Rooms are enabled by default
  2. Recording time is set to 30:00 by default
  1. Changes default notification sound
  1. Fixes routing issue on 'Play All Messages' button
Released
February 8, 2021

v3.0.16

Desktop
  1. Rewrites auto updater UI-bindings, improve code quality
  1. Fixed memory leak
  2. Improved audio recording quality
  1. Prevents expanding dropdown component when no options are available
  2. Hides camera from settings view if no cameras are available
  3. Various keyboard shortcut fixes and enhancements
Released
February 5, 2021

v3.0.15

Desktop
  1. Annotation dock is invisible when screen recording
  2. Adds color picker to annotation dock
  3. Adds extra black drop shadow to dark mode video player controls
  4. Adds friend pagination to share drawer
  1. New adjustments made to website displays
  2. Disables content protection on Windows 32, to prevent black window glitch in Electron
Released
February 3, 2021

v3.0.14

Desktop
  1. Inverts video controls on light mode
  1. Fixed issue on web preventing screen recording from stopping when "Stop Sharing" button was pressed
  2. Fixed bug preventing proper display to be used for dock placement in some usage scenarios
  3. Minimum window height is changed
Released
January 28, 2021

v3.0.13

Desktop
  1. Background push notifications are now enabled in web-app
  2. Retries failed messages automatically
  3. Logs in existing user in app.yac.com
  1. New light mode color enhancements
  2. Placeholder bars no longer appear on thread and message cards
  1. Thread badge count properly represents unread message count on inbox view
  2. Changed auto updated related toasts to bottom left
Released
January 22, 2021

v3.0.12

Desktop
  1. Links are rewritten in transcriptions to handle emails and domains properly
  2. Dropdown menu in app toolbar
  1. Adds space in search bar
  1. Hides "copy link" button on user profile if username is 'null'
  2. Fixes position of "play all messages" button on certain viewport widths
  3. Changes placeholder background color in light mode to make text more readable
  4. Color schemes in light mode are enhanced!
Released
January 19, 2021

v3.0.11

Desktop
  1. Changes file validation types for png/jpg to img for consistent formatting
  1. Photo input click target
  2. Reactions are removed from thread displays, adds margin styling to email invite field and edit group buttons
Released
January 15, 2021

v3.0.10

Desktop
  1. Placeholder wallpaper added to Groups view
  1. Screen sharing border updated!
  2. 'Play All Messages' button appears when more than 1 unread messages are available
  3. Re-enables hyperlink composing
Released
January 13, 2021

v3.0.9

Desktop
  1. Ctrl-k toggle feature to reply to messages
  2. Count of unread messages can be tracked in threads containing unread messages
  3. Adds duration to screen recording dock
  4. Adds invite via email option when creating or editing a group for quick sharing capabilities
  5. You can now create channel profiles and descriptions!


  1. Prevents read messages from being skipped when autoplay is enabled
  1. Fixed issue preventing some users from sending screen-shares when initiating recording from fullscreen mode on macOS
  2. Fixed search results routing issue
  3. Fixed group message read status UI
  1. Ability to log in via phone number
Released
January 11, 2021

v3.0.7

Desktop
  1. Transcript links are clickable!
  2. Finishes notification tone settings
  1. Changes flow for widgets
  2. Standardizes all toasts
Released
December 16, 2020

v3.7

Mobile
  1. You can now drop Yac into the background and continue recording while browsing other apps
  2. Attach a link to your messages now!
  3. Bios added to profiles and channels with shareable links
  1. The '+' button is now moved to the top right so its faster than ever to create a new channel or invite someone
  2. The search bar is now copied to the top of each screen
Released
December 16, 2020

v3.0.6

Desktop
  1. Adds screen and window polling
  2. Adds deep link for email autofill
  3. Adds analytics provider, adds message to display media select


  1. Marks messages as read on quick reply
Released
December 10, 2020

v3.6

Mobile
  1. Profile pages! Tap on any face in the list or long press in the contacts list to view their profile along with their email address
  2. New Contact Book integration. Now you can quickly add existing users on Yac or invite anyone from your contact book
Released
December 10, 2020

v3.5

Mobile
  1. Ability to invite people to a Yac channel via their email
  1. The splash screen now appears on launch
Released
December 1, 2020

v3.0.5

Desktop
  1. Gif pop ups with tips and tricks
  2. CMD+K, Space to select, Enter to record in compose pane
  1. Edit transcript was only showing for messages you've sent
  2. Mark unread was showing for messages you've sent
  3. Listening to a message from a notification click wasn't marking the message read
  4. Added a "Fix webcam audio lag" option in recording settings if your Facetime camera is causing latency
  5. Remove icon wasn't visible in group settings
  6. Groups are now called channels
Released
November 25, 2020

v3.4

Mobile
  1. iPad is now supported
  2. Universal links were added so you can open the app up via links on other websites
  1. Groups are now called Channels
Released
November 25, 2020

v3.0.4

Desktop
  1. Webcam now shows as a circle while recording a screenshare
  1. Webcam defaults weren't always switching cameras
Released
November 23, 2020

v3.3

Mobile
  1. Emoji quick replies!
  2. You can now edit transcripts. Great for taking notes on a yac.
  3. Mark All as read in a thread
  4. Selfie Camera in video yacs
  1. A New public share API.
  2. Copying the link wasn't showing toast.
  3. Friends list refreshes more often now
  4. Video paused after using the scrubber scrubber
Released
November 20, 2020

v3.0.3

Desktop
  1. New unread messages no longer play without a player
  2. Checkmark icons for read messages were backwards
  3. Public links weren't showing on the main inbox view
  4. Auto updates now restart the app on Big Sur
Released
November 20, 2020

v3.1

Desktop
  1. Links weren't being copied to your clipboard automatically
  2. Certain headsets that recorded in 48khz weren't being downsampled properly
  3. Group messages couldn't be marked as read
Released
November 17, 2020

v3

Desktop
  1. Completely new design and tab navigation
  2. Runs natively on Mac and Windows as well as Web
  3. Emoji quick replies
  4. Webcam only recording
  5. Completely revamped shareable links
  1. Screenshare uploading is massively more reliable now
  2. Screensharing quality is improved
  3. Audio devices are handled better now
  4. Quality of recordings when using AirPods
Released
November 16, 2020

v3.2

Mobile
  1. Brand new tab bar design and unread tab
  2. Added settings for auto play, tap and hold, and swipe to reply all
  3. Emoji quick replies
  4. Record selfie vids by flipping the camera while recording a video yac
Released
November 1, 2020

v2.3

Mobile
  1. Group messaging!
  2. Fresh onboarding for new users
Released
May 6, 2020

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