iOS Faspex Mobile 2.1.0 and 2.1.1 Release Notes

iOS Faspex Mobile 2.1.0 and 2.1.1 Release Notes

Product Release (in the iOS App Store): 2.1.0 - August 1, 2014; 2.1.1 - August 6, 2014

Release Notes Updated: August 12, 2014

 

WHAT’S NEW

This 2.1.0 version (and its update to 2.1.1) is focused on providing improved video encoding support, and fixes for support of server-side metadata that was introduced in the earlier 2.0 version. Note that this new version requires iOS 7 or higher.

New features include:

  • A user can now choose 720 (1280x720) or 1080 (1920x1080) as a default video resolution.
  • Low, medium and high encoding settings now primarily control the video bit rate (low: 2Mbps; medium: 4 Mbps; and high: 8Mbps).
  • Details of the chosen video encoding settings are now provided in the Settings to reduce confusion about the encoding settings.
  • The default video encoding settings can be overridden when adding video assets to a new package.
  • The app user interface has been made more consistent with the standard iOS 7 app style.
  • Dropboxes are now displayed in alphabetic order, when composing a package.
  • Note field for a new package now uses sentence case.
  • You can now configure whether to always show the file names of files that have been added to the package.
  • The photo/video picker will now show the video time in the same format as the Photos app.

 

ISSUES FIXED IN THIS RELEASE

#23025 - Cannot specify a workgroup name in the To field (spaces in name are removed)

#24397 - Some views permit rotation, others do not (all should not)

#24580 - Repeatedly tapping the trash/favorite buttons crashes the application

#25105 - Note area should have sentence case

#26198 - Dropboxes should be displayed in alphabetic order not in the order in which they were created

#26200 - Changes to workgroups on server side are not detected and adjusted to by the app, requiring the app user to delete and re-configure their account

#26201 - Custom metadata dropdown lists with 12 items or more do not work properly

#26202 - Customer desires High video encoding setting to create 720p and to not just be same as Highest

#26266 - After deleting a dropbox and re-Configure that app account in the app, a compose to one dropbox showed the deleted dropbox in the compose view

#26267 - When "Require encryption-at-rest" is Always for a workgroup, the app sends the package as EAR without asking the user for an EAR password

#26578 - New Package Button in Faspex App creates multiple dialogues (iPad, not iPhone)

#26703 - Customer reports "app is cut off on the top after returning from using the camera"

#26704 - Provide way to override the default video encoding quality when creating a new package

#26741 - Camera and gallery button positions are switched on iPad and iPhone

#26821 - If camera is rotated, the send package view is rotated upon return (iPad)

#26868 - Make checkmark and video overlays used by the picker match those from the Photos app

#26935 - Create setting to always show the file name of files that have been added to the package

#26944 - When adding an account, when entering password, screen gets unnecessarily scrolled down

#26967 - When encoding a low quality video, and video encoding settings are such that video will not be encoded, encode at "none" instead of running video through encoding

#26987 - Get package creation view titles consistent between iPad and iPhone

#26993 - Make account edit button and option list open button more tappable

#27082 - In received package view, if metadata is closed and I view an image, when I return from image view the metadata is now open

#27094 - Draft created from sent dropbox package does not allow metadata entry

#27105 - Required fields don't always show with a bold font

#27107 - More of a Sent item view should be tappable to open up a new package view from it

#27224 - Support faspe type

#27225 - packages with {} or ^ in the title cannot be sent, eventually causing a crash

 

KNOWN ISSUES

#23711 - Cannot send package to Faspex 3.1.x due to "No items to upload!" even though items were selected to be uploaded (Circumvention: In the Faspex 3.1.x server-side settings for the user, check in the “Allowed to” section: “Create packages from remote sources”)

#23884 - Cannot receive workgroup package via faspex-pkg scheme - get "could not load package: invalid credentials (regular packages can be accessed via the faspex-pkg URL scheme)

#23897 - Package with metadata composed in iOS app and presented to server via JSON /send API results in package having mis-ordered metadata items when viewed in the server web UI

#22370 - Changes to a user’s dropbox membership or other dropbox changes are not automatically detected by the app (even in the case of an upgrade to 2.0.0), requiring the user to re-configure the account (Circumvention: After a user is added to a dropbox, re-configure the account in the app [navigate to the account and press Configure])

#22269 - Cannot connect to faspex server with as a SAML user from iOS faspex client

 

COMPATIBILITY

Faspex server support - This version is tested and supported on Faspex 3.1.1 or greater.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

iOS OS support - This version requires iOS 7.0 or greater.

 

PREVIOUS RELEASE NOTES

None.

 

PACKAGE INFORMATION

The application is delivered as an install or update from the iOS App Store.

 

OTHER RESOURCES

None.

 

PRODUCT SUPPORT

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