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


  1. 'Invite Friend' button added
  2. Adds dismiss button on all paywall types
  1. Mutes into video
  2. Re-enables add to Team
  3. Adds spacebar as a trigger to stop recording

  1. Prevents conflict between video pop-up and paywall
  2. Prevents settings view from conflicting with with automatic theme switching
  3. Fixed bug in threads when clicking on forward user
  4. Fixed issue causing certain props of session not to reload on open app
  5. Fixed logic pertaining to quick replies on messages with pre-existing child replies

July 1, 2021


  1. Implements new UI features
  2. Changes light mode colors
  1. Removed play indicator from ThreadItem
  1. Fixes duration issue for users with firefox
  2. Fixes missing device labels for firefox and linux
  3. Fixes duplicate submission issue when inviting friend
July 1, 2021


  1. Adds assistive notification to Windows 10 to explain app behavior.
  1. Performance enhancements
  1. Prevents scrollbar from appearing on waveforms in Recorder pane.
July 1, 2021


  1. Adds Setapp support!
  2. Rich text hightlighting added to subject lines on messages.
  3. Profile photos in Group Details pane are now clickable.
  1. Refactors live transcription service.
  1. Fixes various bugs on Windows 10.
  2. Fixed bug on User Pane where user’s real name may not always display properly.
July 1, 2021


  1. Adds cool new Yac icons
  2. Adds new UI to widget.
  3. User can now see yac’s hyperlink in Edit Yac pane.
  1. Playback of playing message now will stop when you record a new yac.
  2. User can now see yac’s hyperlink in Edit Yac pane.
  3. Removes scroll-based functionality on yac preview pane.
  1. Fixes bug that would cause user image to break formatting on recorder UI if including hyperlink.
  2. Fixes scroll layout bug on edit group panes.
  3. Fixes breakpoint bug on messages while watching video Yacs.
  4. Fixes various bugs related to quick reply.
  5. Fixes bug causing Play All Messages button not to play desired messages.
  6. Fixes bug that would cause hyperlink not to be attached while recording Yac.

July 1, 2021


  1. Fixes bug which would cause dock icon badge to reset when recording screen on macOS.
July 1, 2021


  1. Fixes bug in live transcriptions which could cause messages to be unable to send.
July 1, 2021


  1. Adds calendar filtering on Search view
  2. Implements @mention functionality in transcript body
  3. Implements new sidebar design!
  4. Changes unread view to thread-based layout
  5. Adds Unreadshortcut empty state to all thread views
  6. Swaps icons, adds 'reply with thread' featureIf child comment is new, then show parent as also new
  7. Fixes issue when user sends hyperlink with other content, will now parse link preview server's response
  8. Adds new unread empty state
  9. Adds setting option to disable noice suppression on client
  10. Adds Download Yac for Desktop popup
  11. Adds opt-out of analyticsAdds forwarded message on information in ThreadItem
  12. Adds user player to preview before screen sharing
  13. Implements new image viewer component
  14. Implements new child recording flow
  1. Visibility of decorative play button change on messages
  2. Properly cleans out targetMeta attributes, prevents old info from reappearing
  3. Reintroduces thread icon on hover for child messages
  4. Adds paywall for channels and entire desktop app if the user is unpaid
  5. Changed terminology from 'Reply to Thread' to 'Reply in Thread'
  6. Changes copy to opt-out analytics
  7. Changes copy for 'play all messages' button to 'play new messages'
  8. Changes default html file's title
  9. Changes wavesurfer to utilize global audio context instead of creating a new one
  1. If messages are over 24hr old, show formatted date instead
  2. Fixes issue causing Transcription to throw webaudio-related error when screen sharing or using webcam
  3. Forces transcription to fully reset between sessions
  4. Fixes issue causing side-pane to go blank during autoplay
  5. Fixes various bugs on Mozilla Firefox
  6. Fixes issue causing play button to appear atop audio-only elements
  7. Fixes issue causing raw HTML to appear on form input for edit transcription capabilities
  8. Fixes issue causing reply to show unread state when all child comments are from the sender
  9. Fixes bad detection for email/web links
  10. Fixes spacing on 'Play all messages' button
  11. Fixes issue when user sends hyperlink with other content will now parse link preview servers response
  1. Removes health check logic
  2. Removes newlines, and white space in transcription collapsed preview
  3. Removes 'play new messages' button from unread tab
May 12, 2021


  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
March 26, 2021


  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
February 19, 2021


  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
February 18, 2021


  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
February 8, 2021


  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
February 5, 2021


  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
February 3, 2021


  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
January 28, 2021


  1. Background push notifications are now enabled in web-app
  2. Retries failed messages automatically
  3. Logs in existing user in
  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
January 22, 2021


  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!
January 19, 2021


  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
January 15, 2021


  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
January 13, 2021


  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
January 11, 2021


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


  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
December 10, 2020


  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
November 25, 2020


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


  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
November 20, 2020


  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
November 17, 2020


  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
November 16, 2020

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