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SoftActivity TS Monitor 4.1 released

July 6th, 2016

SoftActivity announces the release of new version 4.1 of its TS Monitor security software used by businesses to record sessions on their terminal servers.

What’s new in version 4.1 of SoftActivity TS Monitor:

  • new: installation of update now should not require a reboot of the server in most cases and should be much faster;
  • new: records Rename file operation with the names before and after;
  • new: records the source and destination folders for Move file operation;
  • new: added Spanish user interface language;
  • improved accuracy of time tracking for visited websites;
  • removed recording of legacy unsecure POP3/SMTP protocol and chat in Yahoo Messenger, MSN Messenger, ICQ and IRC. Outlook and Skype are still fully supported. This improves the program’s overall stability, performance and compatibility;
  • new: support of Dutch UI language in Skype;
  • minor fixes and improvements;
  • TS Monitor is now certified as Citrix® Ready;

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Activity Monitor 10.4 released

July 6th, 2016

SoftActivity announces the release of Activity Monitor version 10.4 computer monitoring software used by organizations around the world to improve productivity of their employees.

Improvements in the new version 10.4:

  • improved: update of Agents now should not require computer restart in most cases and should be much faster;
  • new: records Rename file operation with the names before and after;
  • new: records the source and destination folders for Move file operation;
  • improved accuracy of time tracking for visited websites;
  • new: notify the administrator when logs are not being downloaded because of SalogSrv service stopped;
  • fix: in some cases, mouse pointer was blinking in the monitoring window;
  • improved support of computers with host names containing non-English characters;
  • new: support of Dutch UI language in Skype;
  • fix: Delete file operation was not being recorded on Windows 10;
  • fix: sometimes cleanup of old records in Central Log Database did not work;
  • removed recording of legacy unsecured POP3/SMTP protocol and chat in Yahoo Messenger, MSN Messenger, ICQ and IRC. Outlook and Skype are still fully supported. This improves the program’s overall stability, performance and compatibility;
  • new: added PowerShell scripts to install/uninstall Agent remotely. Look for .ps1 files in Activity Monitor\Agent folder or click Install Agent->Locate Agent Installer. Makes it easier for administrators to manager large deployments of Agents in their Windows Domain.
  • improved: switched to using DNS name as a computer name instead of a legacy NetBIOS name limited to 15 characters;
  • support of the latest browsers versions;
  • other minor fixes and stability improvements;

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SoftActivity TS Monitor 4.0 released

March 9th, 2016

SoftActivity announces the release of new version 4.0 of its TS Monitor product.  SoftActivity™ TS Monitor is security software used by companies and organizations worldwide to record sessions on their terminal servers and monitoring users activity.

What’s new in version 4.0 of SoftActivity TS Monitor:

  • redesigned screenshot stamp with user name and date/time that does not cover window caption:
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  • improved screenshots of mouse clicks. Now records whole window instead of just a small rectangle around the click point;
  • improved: Log Viewer does not require Administrator rights anymore. To allow a non-administrator user to view logs on the server, assign Read access permissions for the database folder;
  • improved: clean up empty screenshot folders when cleaning up old log;
  • improved: application files are now digitally signed with SHA256 in addition to SHA1 for improved security;
  • improved accuracy of time tracking for visited websites;
  • support of new Outlook 2016 for email recording;
  • fix: sometimes user licenses where temporary lost (until service restart) in case user sessions were terminated on the server;
  • support of the latest browser versions and Windows Server updates;
  • new: support of Hungarian language in Skype;
  • other improvements and fixes

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Activity Monitor new version 10.3 released

February 22nd, 2016

SoftActivity announces the release of version 10.3 of its Activity Monitor security software for employees computer monitoring.

Improvements in Activity Monitor 10.3:

  • new: redesigned screenshot stamp with user name and date/time that does not cover window caption:
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  • improved screenshots of mouse clicks. Now records whole window instead of small rectangle around the click point;
  • improved Agents update: progress of update is shown on Agent icon; shows notification if the remote computer restart is required to finish updating;
  • improved: support of non-English characters in host names of remote computers;
  • improved: clean up empty screenshot folders when cleaning up old log;
  • fix: possible duplication of Agents in the list;
  • new: support of Hungarian language in Skype;
  • improved: application files are now digitally signed with SHA256 in addition to SHA1 for improved security;
  • support of the latest versions of browsers, IM and email clients;
  • other improvements, fixes and security enhancements

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Activity Monitor new version 10.2 adds support of Windows 10

October 7th, 2015

We are glad to announce the release of Activity Monitor version 10.2 with full support of Microsoft’s new Window 10. Activity Monitor now records Internet history in new Edge browser, user’s activity in store-style apps and more.
New features in Activity Monitor version 10.2:

  • official support of Windows 10, including:
    • recording of new Windows Store apps;
    • recording of Internet history in new Edge browser;
  • improved support of high-DPI monitors and systems with different per-monitor DPI settings
  • support of new Outlook 2016 for email recording
  • other improvements and fixes

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Activity Monitor 10.1 released

July 28th, 2015

SoftActivity is glad to announce the release of new version 10.1 of Activity Monitor – its leading employee monitoring security solution.

Improvements in version 10.1:

  • Tear off a monitoring tab and move it to another monitor, like tabs in popular browsers. You can do this by dragging a tab and dropping it outside the main window. You can also drop the tab inside the main window to split it and display 2 or more computers next to each other (Watch Video);
  • Refresh Screen button has been re-added due to requests by our customers. It was previously removed in version 10.0;
  • Tested with Windows 10 Preview. Official support is to be announced upon Windows 10 release;
  • fix: recording of Outlook on Windows XP machines was broken a few versions ago;
  • A number of fixes and stability improvements;

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