SoftActivity

Activity Monitor 8.5 released

January 9th, 2014
  • new: improved support of latest versions of Chrome browser
  • new: support of latest version of Skype
  • minor fixes and improvements

Activity Monitor 8.4 released

September 14th, 2013
  • new: support of Windows 8.1. We recommend to install this version of Activity Monitor and Agents before upgrading your computers to Windows 8.1
  • fix: crashes when downloading logs
  • (build 2003, October 3, 2013) important fix: version 8.4 build 1981 contained a critical bug: after uninstalling Agent on a monitored computer repair of Windows could be required. Do not uninstall the previous version 8.4. Download and install this new version on top to apply the fix.

Activity Monitor 8.3 released

September 7th, 2013
  • improved: support for web browsing history recording in new version 29 of Google Chrome browser
  • fix: fixed an error message in Windows Live Mail
  • minor fixes and improvements

Activity Monitor 8.2 released

July 19th, 2013
  • new: Brazilian Portuguese user interface localization added
  • new: added Login/Logoff information to export from Central Log Database
  • fix: no screenshots displayed in SoftActivity Reports – Top Programs tab if path contains non-English characters
  • minor fixed and improvements

Activity Monitor 8.1 released

March 8th, 2013

Changes in version 8.1

  • new: Added Clear button to remove filter by program/website on Screenshots tab in SoftActivity Reports Viewer
  • new: Added Next/Previous buttons on Screenshots tab in SoftActivity Reports Viewer to navigate screenshots easier
  • new: Polish localization added. Thanks to our Polish reseller SIRTOM
  • new: Japanese localization added. Thanks to our distributor in Japan NETTOOL
  • new: Copy to clipboard menu command added on all tabs in SoftActivity Reports viewer. You can copy the report as a table to Word or Excel, for example
  • new: Go to Screenshots menu command added in Top Programs and Top Websites tabs in SoftActivity Reports
  • new: Download Logs from All Computers button opens a separate window that shows download progress. It will download logs from all computers in the list, not just connected ones as previously
  • fix: improved reliability of logs download process
  • minor fixes and improvements

Activity Monitor 8.0 released

December 18th, 2012
  • new: support of Windows 8 (except Windows RT on ARM based CPU)
    • records usage of Windows Store Apps
    • records visited websites in Internet Explorer store app
    • both the monitoring console and Agent support Windows 8 and run as a desktop app
    • monitoring console supports Windows Server 2012
  • new: Auto cleanup of Central Logs Database. Select a number of days/months you want to keep in Options – Database tab. Older data and screenshots will be deleted automatically to save disk space.
  • new: support of 64-bit edition of Outlook for email recording. Added support of Outlook 2013
  • Fixes since version 7.0:
    • fix: errors with downloading of logs and screenshots. Some screenshots could be missing in central logs DB.
    • fix: Dates filter panel disappears in SoftActivity Reports sometimes when there is an invalid date found in the database
    • other numerous fixes and optimizations

Activity Monitor 7.0 released

August 2nd, 2012
  • new: View screenshots in sync with reports in Central Logs Database [screenshot]:
    • select a program and view all screenshots for this program in Top Programs report  [screenshot]
    • select a website and view a history of screenshots taken during visits of this website in Top Websites report [screenshot]
    • view screenshots at the bottom of the screen as you navigate through history of used programs, emails, chats, etc.
    • double click a screenshot thumbnail in the bottom panel to view it full size
    • zoom in/out screenshots, view as slide show [screenshot]
    • recommended setting now is to take screenshots from active window only instead of full desktop. It is now default
  • new: View History button added in every tab in the Monitoring window that opens Central Log Database for this computer and user
  • new: screenshots from remote computers are now downloaded together with logs. Get Agent Screenshots command removed. Click Get Agent Log instead
  • new: Options – Location tab: removed folders for screenshots and exports. Screenshots are now stored in the Central Log Database folder under SCR subfolder
  • new: Improved compatibility with antivirus products. Now it’s easy to exclude Agent folder from scans in your antivirus to avoid any positive detection
    with future updates of your antivirus product
  • Fixes since version 6.5:
    • fix: database conversion error on some computers: “error in statement near s”
    • fix: Activity Monitor crashed on some computers when monitored PC’s IP address changes
    • fix: Adobe Reader hanged on some computers with Agent installed resulting in user unable to open PDF files
    • fix: compatibility issue with Microsoft Security Essentials antivirus caused extremely slow file downloads and copying
    • fix: rare crashes when displaying some HTML email messages
    • fix: on some monitored computers Administrator users could find recorded screenshots by searching for jpg files in Windows
    • improved: support of more than 65K rows for export to Excel 2007 or newer
    • fix: error message on computers with MS Outlook 2010 64-bit about no default email client