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Release History


  1. Scrolling performance
  2. App performance when a user has 100+ friends


  1. Hardware acceleration support enabled for all platforms
  2. Advanced Options screen recording quality settings
  1. Major overhaul of screen recording engine, optimized for 40% resource savings
  2. Allow for wider screen resolutions
  3. Audio recording engine improved
  1. Bug on group message read statuses
  2. Design issues on group seen status drawer
  3. Memory leak from audio visualizer fixed
  4. Audio recording bugs fixed, added AirPod Pro support
  5. Validation for user display names


  1. Added legacy support for OS X (now macOS) 10.12
  2. Adds message snooze (disabled temporarily)
  3. Adds message delete (disabled temporarily)
  4. Native 48kHz audio device support enabled
  5. Fixes issue in UI causing search bar to overlap some other unrelated UI labels
  6. Fixes formatting on message cards when message is outgoing and forwarded
  7. Fixes bug causing playback rate to initialize improperly
  1. Smoothens animation while opening messages in list view
  1. Fixed a cleanup process for devices on macOS causing memory leaks
  2. Fixed Bluetooth audio bug causing dropouts while recording as microphone
  3. Launch at Login now functional on all platforms


  1. Audio recording engine revamped to increase microphone performance and quality while decreasing resource usage.
  2. Audio playback engine optimized, now ~33% more efficient.
  3. Audio recording engine now transcodes to MP3 in realtime.
  4. Message cards are now more responsive, eliminating “click dead zones”.
  1. Memory leak causing considerable lag on some audio messages.
  2. Bug which causing list to scroll unpredictably when nearing the first message.
  3. Bug which causing messages to skip in the wrong order.
  4. Bug producing garbled audio recordings on most platforms under heavy resource load.
  5. Bug which would prevent window for automatically adjusting some UI elements to its height


  1. Added a “hide” button on screen sharing dock to allow menu and tab access.
  2. Keyboard shortcuts Ctrl + K, Ctrl + F, Enter and Esc.
  3. Implements public sharing and link generation.
  4. “Play All Messages” feature on unread messages.
  5. Sending message progress cards.
  6. Added Help Tips.
  7. Added “Help” -> “Troubleshooting” menu.
  1. macOS permission handling for both LTS and legacy versions
  2. UI responsiveness issue with group icons on Teammates page
  3. Video sending performance.
  4. Search query performance and accuracy.
  1. Bug causing app to crash upon sending large audio messages.
  2. Message layout and spacing.
  3. Back navigation on Login page.
  4. Bug on user email validation during signup.
  5. Critical permissions error on High Sierra and older macOS/OS X operating systems
  6. Bug causing inaccurate badge count and/or out-of-sync with mobile app.
  7. Visual UI bug during onboarding flow causing messages to sometimes overlap.
  8. Bug preventing messages from automatically closing after completion.
  9. Message skipping bug sometimes preventing seamless transitions.
  10. Windows 10 issue sometimes preventing screen sharing overlay from capturing user mouse events.
  11. Screen sharing bug could prevent user from accessing their device’s monitors.
  12. UI design issue causing progress bar to not display during outgoing audio messages.
  13. Issue causing inconsistent message playback speed.


  1. New "Network Queue" feature
  2. Adds support for Slack bot.
  3. Tray icon added to Windows 10.
  4. Adds ability to collapse to tray on Windows 10.
  1. Stability greatly improved on both Windows 10 and macOS.
  2. Tray icon added to Windows 10.
  3. Video messages are now ~4x faster to send.
  4. Increased app usability on low-spec systems.
  5. Sharing UI panel improved.
  6. Greatly improved screen share quality.
  7. Revamped searching throughout app.
  8. Outgoing messages now show realtime send progress.
  9. Improved skipping and message playback performance.
  1. Fixed annotations not working on Windows 10
  2. Fixed bug causing messages to become temporarily unable to scroll-to-next
  3. Some users couldn't sign up with special characters in their email.
  4. Audio-related memory leak on Windows 10
  5. Microphone was being kept active on Windows 10.
  6. Some users and groups weren't displaying in search results.


  1. Yac can now silently update in the background without a restart
  2. Date/Time stamp dividers for the list
  3. Video player has it's own progress bar now
  1. App now confirms via a popup if you want to leave a group or not
  2. Transcriptions now update automatically
  3. Video codec and screenshare memory usage improved
  4. Added a network connectivity listener when connection is lost or unexpectedly severed
  1. Support for group images was missing/broken
  2. Search styling fixed
  3. Messages now update states at intervals
  4. Bug that would prevent a group's profile image from being changed if the group's name wasn't changed along with it
  5. Fixed various bugs in onboarding
  6. Fixed a bug that allowed multiple inputs fields to be edited at once
  7. Fixed a bug that caused Yac to quit on CMD+Q even if it wasn't the forefront app
  8. Fixed a bug preventing the fallback image for user avatars from showing


  1. Group messaging!
  2. "See More" link to view the full transcript on any message
  3. Right click to quickly copy the public link to any yac
  1. Added message send retry and improved reliability on low bandwidth connections
  2. Stability fixes
  3. Onboarding fixes


  1. Group messaging!
  2. Fresh onboarding for new users


  1. New users are now greeted with an interactive tutorial when first signing into their account.
  1. Fixes bug that sometimes prevents shutdown of Yac after an update.
  2. Fixes bug that prevents some users from clicking on the screen recording menu.


  1. You can now invite new teammates from the app
  2. Added a check for updates button in settings
  3. Transcription language selection available in settings now


  1. Broadcast messaging is now live on desktop
  2. You can enable your webcam preview in screenshares
  3. You can now change the thickness of screen annotation lines
  4. Desktop app can now forward messages just like mobile
  5. Public links are enabled letting you share yacs outside of the platform (This is very early stages, so much more to come)
  6. You can now copy the full transcript text to your clipboard
  7. Search transcriptions or friends from one universal search bar
  8. CMD+K keyboard shortcut to compose new messages (CMD/CTRL+ K, start typing, hit enter on teammate to start recording)
  1. New video player cuts overall size down on binary and improves performance of entire app
  2. New screensharing dock is much easier to use and provides time and better annotation tools
  3. Dock icon shows badge count of unread messages
  4. You can "x" the app and it'll still stay running in your dock without taking up room on your screen
  5. Screensharing now lets you select the display before you start recording
  6. Screensharing is now 5x faster at sending and converting
  7. Screensharing now takes 10x less memory and cpu
  8. You can now record up to 15 min per yac...but please don't. No one wants to listen to that.
  9. New video player
  1. New users can now use this build to sign in for the first time
  2. You can now drag the app to different monitors
  3. App no longer spikes memory and cpu usage after multiple screensharing sessions
  4. Closing the app on Windows would prevent it from being opened again
  1. Video messages can't be played from a notification click
  2. Bluetooth headsets can cause issues with recordings
  3. Mic/Speaker selection can be funky depending on default devices set on Windows 10
  1. Full screen video player
  2. App is no longer "always on top"
  3. App is no longer a menu bar app