LiveCode 8.1.0 Released

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LiveCode 8.1.0 Released

Post by heatherlaine » Wed Sep 14, 2016 12:03 pm

Dear Forum members,

We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 8.1.0, our latest feature release.

Read more about LiveCode 8.1 here:
https://livecode.com/livecode-8-1-is-a- ... or-release

Getting the Release
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You can get the release at https://downloads.livecode.com/livecode/ or via the automatic updater.

Release Contents
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LiveCode 8.1 has several great new features:

Faster, better networking with tsNet
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In partnership with Tech Strategies, LiveCode Indy and Business editions now automatically use the new tsNet external to make your network-aware apps more reliable and responsive.

Windows multimedia without QuickTime
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A completely-rewritten Windows player object means that LiveCode 8.1 has out-of-the-box video playback on Windows, Android, MacOS and iOS.

Streamlined deployment
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The updated and improved standalone builder automatically handles adding externals, extensions and script libraries to your app, and enables one-click deployment to all platforms.

The full release notes are available from:
http://downloads.livecode.com/livecode/ ... -8_1_0.pdf

LiveCode 8.1.0 contains 2 additional bug fixes since the LiveCode 8.1.0 RC 2 release.

Known issues
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* The Windows installer will fail when running from a network share

* The browser widget does not work on 32-bit Linux

* HTML5 standalones do not currently work when they contain extensions with dependencies

* 64-bit standalones for Mac OS X do not have support for audio recording or the revVideoGrabber external

Feedback
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Please report any bugs encountered on our Bugzilla at http://quality.livecode.com/


Have fun!

The LiveCode Team

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