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Sync 2.x change log


2.5.7
- Revise sorting behaviour
- Fixed incorrect UI elements layout
- Fixed system notifications not working on root folder
- Fixed speed limits not saved after restart if set via API
- Crashes on Windows
- Other core improvements and fixes

2.5.6

- Added link to Customer Portal for license management
- Added trial for Sync Business with Server support
- Fixed Sync getting stuck with 100% CPU usage
- Fixed several issues with locked files for single file sharing
- Other minor fixes

2.5.5

- Fixed crash on Sync startup
- Fixed Sync does not display UI after sleep
- Fixed files once locked by other process not syncing ever
- Fixed Sync unable to Sync files over 4Gb in rare cases
- Improved tracker connectivity
- Other minor fixes and improvements

2.5.4

- Added "files_default_path" parameter for arriving files location
- Added Sync Business for NASes
- Fixed issue with once locked files not syncing forever
- Fixed tracker connectivity issues
- Other minor fixes

2.5.3

Changes and fixes:
 - Don't show "indexing" status for old files
 - Added ability to manually re-check locked files
 - Fixed Sync unable to establish direct connection between Android and Desktop
 - Fixed Sync unable to connect to 2.4 peers
 - Fixed "need core field" text in "Owner" column
 - Fixed single file transfer incorrect progress
 - Fixed Sync not seeing any peers after upgrade
 - Fixed Sync unable to connect over proxy
 - Other minor fixes

2.5.2

Fixes:
 - Sync not starting on Mac
 - Sync not starting on NAS devices
 - Various Sync crashes

2.5.1

Fixes:
 - "Choose directory" dialog does not open for Advanced or Encrypted folders
 - Indexing progress is missing
 - Various crashes
 - Other minor and cosmetic fixes

2.5

Changes and Improvements:
 - Product naming changes (renamed to Home & Business)
 - One Time Send feature
 - Tabs are back! UI redesign
 - New history tab - searchable and sortable
 - Multi-core support for file indexing
 - Improved IPv6 compatibility
 - Improved folder statuses
 - Improved file diff algorithm
 - Added file-level de-duplication logic
 - WAN accelerated transfers are available in Sync Business Accelerator
 - Placeholders now keep same modification time as real files
 - Optimized indexing speed for large number of files
 - Optimized synchronization of huge (more than TB) files
 - Added support for files larger than 4TB
 - Other cosmetic changes

Fixes:
 - Sync is not properly uninstalled if not shut down
 - OS X Finder Extension does not show status for files with special symbols
 - "Sync to this device" does not spawn placeholders when called on subfolder
 - Sync does not start on OS X Sierra sometimes
 - Sync does not start download for a long time sometimes
 - Selective Sync does not work for subfolders in WebUI
 - Sync cannot add physical drive when it's mounted as folder
 - Sync gets stuck when using predefined hosts sometimes
 - Sync crashes when OS sleeps sometimes
 - Other minor fixes

Sync for Business and Sync Accelerator features only:
 - Data de-duplicaion (file copy instead of re-download if client has file with same hash already)
 - Rolling checksum (synchronization of only changed part of a file even with data shift)

2.4.5

- Sync now runs under rslsync user on Synology NASes and admin user is no longer mandatory
- Fixed UI settings not saved during PC reboot without explicitly quitting Sync
- Fixed Sync not declaring itself as HTTPS app in QNAP package
- Fixed files not being synced when switching between selective / full sync modes
- Fixed sync getting stuck with encrypted folders sometimes
- Fixed Sync not being uninstalled if not closed manually before
- Fixed Sync not starting up after upgrade on OS X 10.12 Sierra
- Fixed system tray icon showing invalid speed data on Windows
- Fixed Sync getting stuck while delivering xattrs on Linux

2.4.4

Fixes

- Minor issues fix

2.4.3

Fixes

- Sync free asks for a License upon connection to shared link
- New files are not downloaded automatically in selectively synced subfolders under Linux
- Sync floods logs with messages if syncing to FAT32 FS

2.4.2

Changes and improvements:

- Sync now keeps placeholders mtime up-to-date as on real files

Fixes

- Sync crashes on shutdown
- Sync gets stuck when bind_interface power option is used
- Sync may get stuck and lose connection to peers when predefined hosts are used
- Sync's context menu in Finder disappears when attempting to sync folder with large number of files
- Locked files aren't shown on Linux
- IgnoreList does not filter out arriving files and folders
- API key expiration is not mentioned in debug log
- Sync crashes with invalid password hash specified in config
- "No network" error splash on startup
- Minor cosmetic fixes

2.4.1

- Fix incompatibility with files ending with asterisk
- Fix Sync showing no folders after migration
- Fix all devices lost in My Devices after migration on Linux
- Fix Sync not starting on OS X sometimes
- Fix Sync showing "No Network" when only bridge interface is available on OS X
- Fix issue with all folders disconnecting when 30-days offline peer comes online
- Fix Sync not launching on Linux x86
- Cosmetic and minor issues fix

 

2.4.0

Changes and improvements

- Sync rebranding to Resilio & migration from BitTorrent Sync
- Implemented sync schedule (Pro users only)
- Add ability to add selective sync folder from config
- Show locked and unavailable files
- Improve compatibility to OS X 10.12 beta
- Give a warning when Sync goes out of memory
- Indicate when Sync can't connect to relay server
- Store all temp files in .sync folder
- Prevent Sync from opening off-screen
- Hide inactive peers for advanced folders
- Allow Sync to listen all NICs when installed as service
- Improve debugs upload
- Updated Dutch localization (special thanks to Marius Schoof)
- Minor UI improvements

Fixes

- Upgrade to Pro does not work on OS X sometimes
- Sync crashes after adding a folder in selective sync
- Sync replaces new file by older one after first rescan sometimes
- Offline peers remain in peer list
- "Cannot get the list of trackers" error appears on start briefly
- Sync package does not start on Syno DSM6.0
- Proxy settings not saved
- Sync crashes when receiving invalid API request
- Sync shows IP instead of peer name when connecting over relay
- Don't add extra folder name to folder path when adding folder over link
- Sync prevents NAS from sleeping
- Invalid GUID cookie causes "Invalid request" page
- Trial license ends unexpectedly
- Sync crashes on start sometimes
- Global speed limit gets disabled after restart
- Sync not allows to shutdown itself gracefully sometimes
- Listening port reverts after restart
- Minor cosmetic fixes

 

2.3.8

- Fixed issue with all folders disconnected by devices that reconnect after 30 days being offline
- Fixed Sync crashing on QNAP NAS
- Fixed Sync doesn't let HDD sleep on Synology NAS
- Fixed bind_interface power option not working on Mac
- Fixed files moved to Archive when unplugging USB drive with synced folder
- Fixed inability to share the folder as Owner after disconnection
- Added parameter to get Sync version thru API
- Improved Sync compatibility to FlexRaid disk pool

 

2.3.7

- Fixed Sync on Windows deleting file streams sometimes
- Fixed connectivity failures in some cases
- Fixed infinite folder scan
- Fixed issue with setting file attributes on exFAT
- Fixed JavaScript security warning in WebUI on NAS
- Other core improvements and fixes
- Minor UI fixes

 

2.3.6

- Use HTTPS for receiving updates
- Use HTTPS for sending debug data in Contact Support dialog
- Optimize rescan of folders that constantly change
- Fixed sporadic crashes on Mac
- Fixed issue with Sync restoring renamed file with old name sometimes

 

2.3.5

- Fixed slow sync causing high CPU usage
- Fixed inability to send feedback

 

2.3.4

- Removed use_dht from sample config on Linux
- Fixed Sync flooding debug log on Linux if there is folder in Selective Sync mode
- Fixed disappearing folders and some of them returning with (1) postfix
- Fixed issue where directory_root restriction could be violated
- Fixed Sync stopping indexing if folder paused
- Fixed Sync stuck when user re-adds folder with large number of files
- Fixed issue with deleted file returning sometimes
- Fixed memory leak
- Fixed increased memory consumption
- Minor cosmetic fixes

2.3.3

- Fixed Sync crash on all OSes in certain cases
- Fixed high CPU usage on all OSes
- Fixed issue with Sync inability to rename .bts to real file extension when download is finished

- Fixed issue with Sync inability to download data from reconnected peer sometimes
- Reduce debug logging

2.3.2

Changes and improvements
- Sync automatically updates license after renewal

Fixes
- High CPU and RAM usage by Sync in some cases
- Folders constant indexing
- Sync showing invalid number of seats after adding license
- Sync stops delivering files to RO peers in some cases and consumes RAM
- Sync delivers files to peer but does not rename them from .bts extension
- Fix some crashes
- Minor cosmetic fixes

2.3.1

Changes and improvements

- Nested folder now cannot be added in Selective Sync mode

Fixes
- Windows 10 reports Sync binary signature to be invalid
- QNAP loses identity after upgrade to 2.3
- Sync crashes on Synology after upgrade
- Sync crashes on exit
- Sync crashes due to memory leak in certain cases
- Localization issues
- Sync corrupts the path of folder located in network after restart
- Sync only gets 10 items when user selects many in Finder (fix is only for OS X 10.11)
- Trial license is not replaced with Pro sometimes
- Minor cosmetic issues
- Several performance-related issues
- Sync does not display images on buttons sometimes
- Special symbols in folder pack may cause files to stop syncing
- Files not synced in folder located on SMB share for some file types

 

2.3

Changes and improvements
- Added Encrypted folder support (so you can encrypt data on untrusted servers or in cloud)
- Added ability to run Sync as a Service on Windows
- Enhanced error handling behaviour and brushed up Sync statuses
- Added Selective Sync on Linux
- Sync for Linux now creates (and loads) storage folder in the current directory

UI changes
- Complete redesign of the Add Folder flow
- It will be possible to change folder path only in case of ‘Folder not found’ or ‘Service files missing’ error
- New design for very advanced (Power User) preferences
- General hygiene usability improvements

Fixes
- Fixed issue when Sync showed incorrect info about license after applying Pro over Free or Trial
- Sync failed to update license info after license ownership was taken over by an Android device
- Resolved various issues with syncing to network drives: frequent database errors, failing to sync some files, bug when .bts files weren’t re-created after deleting actual files.
- Fixed issues with syncing database of MS Access and similar software
- Issues when indexing or deleting more than 10K of files or renaming 1K of files
- Sometimes certificate was lost after unexpected system restart
- Fixed issue with failing to sync files with read-only attributes set by other apps
- Files were re-downloaded after being restored from archive
- Sync wouldn’t start if there were no shared folders or webui in config
- Sync got stuck sometimes after renaming a subfolder
- Synced files sometimes were duplicated with .bts files
- Issue with getting blank UI when Sync is actually working
- Selective sync switch disappeared on Windows if Sync ran with /webui option or with Internet Explorer 8 or older
- /api/v2/folders call didn’t show RW secret
- Database error randomly appeared after system restart
- Feedback files corruption
- Fixed annoying tips and notifications

Known issues
- Windows 10 claims that binary signature is corrupt or invalid (more info)

2.2.7

- Fixed “Database error” appearing during long time Sync operation with no obvious reason
- Fixed issue with inability to re-apply owner license if client license is applied (business licenses only)
- Fixed minor cosmetic issues

2.2.6

Fixes
- Crashes on Linux when Sync starts in config mode, then in regular one
- Crashes in Linux chroot'ed environments
- "More options" shows empty list sometimes
- Minor cosmetic fixes

2.2.5

- Fixed an issue with files being sent to archive if user cancels receiving via Explorer extension

2.2.4

- Fixed free space on device info issues
- Fixed localization issues
- Minor cosmetic fixes

2.2.3

Changes and improvements
- Default folder behavior is now "Disconnected" for Windows and OS X clients
- Added a way to apply license from the "License" menu
- Show extended info about remote peer in "My Devices" regardless of default sync mode
- Allow to apply "My Devices" key from manual connection to simplify linking devices procedure
- Fix Sync icon for MacOS
- Minor cosmetic changes

Fixes   
- Teams license cannot replace personal one
- Nothing happens when user clicks "Get started" button in welcome screen

2.2.2

Fixes
- Sync keeps removing file deleted once by user if this file is copied back
- Added file gets removed in certain cases
- Incorrect Russian localization for peer list
- Various crashes

2.2.1

Changes and improvements
- List of locked files is now available for user

Fixes
- Crash during Sync startup on Windows
- Sync crashes after seat license is added
- Sync crashes if license request is denied sometimes
- License is not applied until restart
- Advanced settings are not saved after autoupdate sometimes
- Sync does not link Windows and Mac sometimes
- Deprecated settings prevent Linux package built by community from starting
- Personal license does not distribute automatically on free linked devices
- Optimize debug logs to save HDD space
- BTS files remain in the folder sometimes
- Sync shows stub list instead of locked files
- Sync build using GLIBC2.3 does not link on Linux (affects some NAS versions)

2.2.0

Changes and improvements
- Removed 10 folders limitation for Free version
- Trial period now should be manually enabled
- Changed licensing flow for personal use
- Improve compatibility to Microsoft Office, Adobe and Autodesk products
- Make configurable delay when Sync starts processing files with certain extensions
- Add @eaDir* and @SynoResource to default IgnoreList
- Improving debug logs to increase chances of capturing issues
- Optimize memory consumption when sync is minimized to tray
- Allow to select NIC for data transfer instead of binding to all interfaces
- Simplify welcome screen
- Added ability to locate moved folder in "Folder preferences"
- Added standard / advanced folder dialog choice
- Advanced folders (aka 2.0 folders) made only available for Pro users only
- Changed "Sync All on/off" to "Selective Sync"
- Removed option to delete files when disconnecting folder

License fixes
- "License expired" sporadic message
- Your license expired message after restart
- Sharing license with Synology peer doesn't work
- Android device steals license ownership
- License is lost after relinking on mobile device
- Pro license disappears after upgrade
- Owner license is applied after adding seat license
- License owner switches every Sync restart
- Sync reverts back to old license if license upgraded to additional seats sometimes
- Sync does not switch to a new license if using consumer license
- Sync becomes unlicensed for no visible reason
- Sync is unable to apply license and approve license seats from Linux if storage configured outside of directory_root

Crash fixes
- Crash on Mac after Sync starts up
- Crash on Encrypted RO peer on Linux
- Sync crashes sometimes if launched immediately after quitting
- Sync crashed after deleting files from several peers
- Sync crashes after permission change
- Sync causes high CPU usage on Mac and does nothing, later crashes
- Crash during indexing 1.4Tb file.
- Sync doesn't generate dump files after crash
- Intermittent crashes on Windows
- Sync crashes on NAS when folders are renamed/moved on other device
- Sync crashes on removing Camera Backup folder sometimes

Other fixes
- Newer file replaced by old one from offline peer
- Cannot install Sync under user with non-latin characters in name
- Sync closes silently if agree_to_EULA is not set when using APIv2
- Some files are stuck and never synced sometimes
- Sync quits silently if launched from Downloads folder
- Files are duplicated with placeholders after restarting of Sync on OS X
- Improve Sync DB stability
- Sync can't be removed from favorites
- Sync freezes on start sometimes
- Sync creates strange files if FS connected over CIFS/SMB does not support alternate streams
- BitTorrent Sync folder does not appear in Favorites sometimes
- Sync moves file to archive after adding if one of peers already has .bts file counterpart with the same name
- Sync leaves old binary when upgrading from x86 to x64 version
- Sync returns a folder or file which was removed on Android device sometimes
- Placeholder file popup shows up for no reason
- Upgrading 1.4.111 to 2.x leaves old binary on HDD
- New folders are not propagating to linked NAS via My Devices
- No warning shown when folder owned by other sync instance is shared from Window Explorer
- Placeholders do not appear in folders with 100k+ files
- Control+Click does not work as Right Click on OS X
- Sync creates duplicate offline peers when runs in config mode
- Sync may create duplicate offline peer when killed ungracefully
- Sync freezes on shutdown when many files are in Archive
- Sync connects to tracker even if all options for connection are disabled
- Sync icon disappears in system tray
- Sync propagates older file if it was changed while Sync was offline
- Other minor UI cosmetic fixes

2.1.4

Fixes:
-  Sync data download does not work in rare cases

 

2.1.3

Fixes:
 - Sync icon looks to be paused after upgrade
 - Sync is unable to sync files and get approval requests via relay server sometimes

2.1.2

Fixes:
- Sync moves files to .sync/Archive sometimes
- Sync moves newly created files to archive sometimes
- Sync freezes when user closes it due to many files in Archive
- Sync creates .bts.bts files sometimes
- Peer duplicates in peer list appear if Sync is killed in an ungraceful way
- Sync can't be removed from favorites
- Sync on Windows freezes while transferring/indexing huge amounts of files
- "Synced" mode applied regardless of user's choice sometimes
- "Sync Pro license updated" event appears only on one of the linked devices
- Old type bts placeholders in Sync 2.1 appear when subfolder is removed
- BTS files appear as duplicates of the Synced file (while the folder is in the Sync all mode)
- Large amount of folders causes high CPU usage and folder changes get detected only during rescan
- Files duplicated with .bts placeholders after re-adding by the same path
- Add "Bittorrent Sync" folder to favorites even when no devices are linked
- New folders are not propagated to linked NAS devices sometimes
- Synchronization gets stuck sometimes when many peers involved
- Sync does not update users permissions when gets a new link with permissions lower than those it had
- Sync sometimes returns a removed folder if Android device is present in mesh
- Intermittent Sync crashes on Windows and OS X
- Sync consumes 200% of CPU resources on OS X, then crashes
- Sync freezes on start sometimes
- Improve Sync speed for many small files
- Sync default ignoreList now contains more service files (icon?, icon\r, icon^M)
- Improve compatibility to 3rd party apps on POSIX operating systems
- UI cosmetic fixes

2.1.1

- Fixed issue that would cause UI to not update (like when linking a device or adding a folder)

2.1.0

- Sync API v2 is enabled. For detailed information, see API page.
- A few core engine improvements.

2.0.128

- Minor UI improvements
- A few core engine improvements

2.0.127


- A few core engine improvements

2.0.126

- A few core engine improvements

2.0.125

Features:
- If you have a storage device linked to your identity in “Synced” mode, capacity information about that device is shown in the My Devices window so it can be remotely monitored; that device must also be running Sync 2.0.125 or later
- Notifications in Sync are now synchronized across your devices
- Keyboard shortcuts have been added; “ctrl + /” on Windows and “command + /” on OS X to display the available shortcuts
- You can now add a folder to Sync by dragging and dropping it into the main window

Enhancements:
- Notifications have been added for changes in folder permissions and licensing status
- Reduced the size of placeholder files on OS X when the folder’s “Sync all” option is off

Fixes
- “Date synced column” is not empty when peers go offline
- Critical issues have been resolved on POSIX-based systems

2.0.124

- Minor design improvements

2.0.120

Features:
- Search for folders, users, and devices in the folder list, peer list, and licenses
- New optional column for “Owner” so you can easily see who owns which folder
- New optional column for “Last transferred” so you know the last time files were changed in a folder
- Ability to hide offline devices in the My Devices list that you are not using anymore

Enhancements:
- All settings in a folder's Share dialog are now remembered the next time it is opened
- For Sync-specific options, icons have been added to the contextual menu of folders and files in Explorer (Windows) and Finder (OS X)
- When manually installing a new version of Sync for Windows, the installer now properly shuts down the existing version of Sync, making the update process easier
- Additional usability and design improvements
- Many core engine improvements

Fixes:
- The UI is now properly scaled on high-resolution Windows displays, like those on the Microsoft Surface Pro
- Improved the accuracy of files that need to be sent or received in the peer list
- Accuracy of receiving performance statistic has been improved
- Resolved an issue when disconnecting/connecting a folder after changing the default path
- Resolved an issue that would cause the incorrect path to show in the “Path” column
- Resolved a CPU usage issue on OS X that would result in the WindowServer process consuming resources
- On OS X, hidden items can now be selected when adding a folder if they are made visible in the Finder
- Resolved an issue on OS X Yosemite that caused some checkboxes and radio buttons to be duplicated
- “Pause receiving” is changed to “Cancel receiving” in a file’s contextual menu when it is being received
- Resolved an issue that sometimes caused the Sync-specific contextual menu options disappear in the Finder
- Resolved an issue that Sync prevents OS X from entering sleep mode

2.0.105

- Minor improvements

2.0.104

- Resolved an issue preventing Sync from automatically starting after installing an update
- Can now share a folder using a link and give the receiver owner permissions
- Cosmetic enhancements
- Some core engine improvements

2.0.93

- In “My Devices”, a “Sync all” badge is shown next to your device set to sync all contents of all your folders
- The web UI for Linux and NAS does not have to be reloaded anymore in certain circumstances
- Resolved an issue that could result in a device not having an identity
- Resolved an issue that could result in a blank UI
- Resolved an issue that would prevent license expiration notifications from displaying
- Sync installed in a custom directory on Windows now properly launches
- Improved synchronization between your desktop and Android devices
- Improved file update mechanism in certain circumstances
- Cosmetic enhancements
- Fixed various crashes

2.0.85

​- Fixed various crashes on all OS

2.0.82

- Cosmetic fixes only

2.0.81

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