Our latest news, software releases and updates
18 October 2021
- Added: filter manager and editor.
- Added: regular expression support in filters.
- Added: saving recently used filters between sessions.
- Improved: portable version can be shared over network.
- Improved: scaling and appearance on HiDPI screeens.
5 October 2021
SoftPerfect Network Scanner v8.1.2
- Improved: safe sharing of the portable edition over the network.
- Improved: independent font settings for columns and data.
- Improved: retention of the sorting order.
- Improved: number of user filters increased to 10.
- Fixed: import of CSV files with unquoted values.
- Fixed: DHCP discovery on macOS.
30 September 2021
- Added: colour schemes support.
- Added: averaged column chart type.
- Added: app icons in process reporting.
- Added: D/U display order as a setting.
- Added: welcome screen for initial configuration.
- Improved: high quality charts on Retina screens.
- Improved: chart font size can be changed.
10 September 2021
SoftPerfect NetGenius v1.0.7
- Added: Reset command in usage reports to delete past usage data.
- Added: Open File Location command for processes and in usage reports.
- Improved: Application Blocking window is now resizable and fits more data.
- Improved: per hour usage is shown automatically without having to choose a day.
24 August 2021
- Added: basic process monitoring and reporting.
- Added: hotkey support for opening graph and usage reports.
- Added: star button for opening graph toolbar at startup.
- Improved: new and more reliable network infrastructure for speed tests.
- Changed: removed dependency on OpenSSL for sending e-mails.
- Changed: minimum OS version is now macOS 10.8.
3 August 2021
SoftPerfect Network Scanner v8.1.1
- Added: basic filter editing for saved filters.
- Fixed: reading non-Latin chars from console programs.
- Fixed: rare crash when deleting nodes with enabled Live Display.
- Changed: minimum OS version is now macOS 10.8 or Windows 7.
- Changed: removed dependency on OpenSSL for sending e-mails.
9 July 2021
- Improved: filters with multiple conditions can be folded.
- Improved: copying output rows respects user-defined column order.
- Improved: list headings appearance on macOS, and M1 optimisation.
- Fixed: failure to retrieve MAC addresses on switches with missing dot1dBasePortTable.
24 June 2021
SoftPerfect NetWorx v6.2.10
- Improved: new network infrastructure for speed tests.
- Improved: application no longer depends on OpenSSL.
- Updated: network filtering drivers.
24 May 2021
- Added: WS-Discovery support to locate services in a local network.
- Added: separate setting for maximum number of threads in live display.
- Added: scan result export to SQLite database for further processing.
- Improved: UPnP discovery allows to scan detected devices and shows device type.
- Improved: scanning for shares on macOS detects disk space, writability and security.
- Fixed: filter display in the recent list if only one filter was defined.
- Fixed: applications sorting order when a new item is added.
- Fixed: resolution of non-ASCII computer names.
21 April 2021
SoftPerfect Network Scanner v8.0.2
- Improved: list headings appearance on macOS.
- Fixed: speed degradation in text search.
- Fixed: configuration file import from version 6.x.
- Fixed: settings getting lost after minimisation to the notification area.
11 March 2021
SoftPerfect Network Scanner v8.0.1
- Fixed: IPv6 addresses are now quoted in brackets for external apps.
- Fixed: opening of applications using keyboard hot keys.
- Fixed: sorting of applications and unintended duplication of items.
- Fixed: missing applications for browsing shared folders (with %1).
10 February 2021
SoftPerfect NetWorx v6.2.9
- Improved: speed meter automatically switches to a new server if the current one fails.
- Improved: Windows notifications replaced with a custom window displayed upon click.
- Improved: speed meter no longer depends on MSXML, which had issues on some systems.
- Fixed: several bug fixes in network drivers for LAN traffic filtering.
1 February 2021
- Added: macOS support, the application is now almost entirely cross-platform.
- Added: new SMB library for accessing shared folders independently of Windows API.
- Changed: new JSON, XML and regex parsers may use slightly different expression syntax.
- Changed: significant internal changes and optimisations, faster application start and operation.
11 January 2021
SoftPerfect WiFi Guard v2.1.4
- Added: new setting to automatically approve devices with locally administered MAC addresses.
4 January 2021
SoftPerfect RAM Disk v4.2
- Added: disk space gauge in the main view.
- Added: custom cluster size support in command line parameters.
- Improved: more reliable handling of system shutdown for writing image data.
- Improved: more compact exFAT file allocation table for increasing available disk space.
- Fixed: exFAT formatting for large disks with small clusters where FAT bitmap exceeded 64 bits.
24 November 2020
- Added: support for filters with multiple conditions.
- Added: copying switch credentials to router and vice versa.
- Added: SNMPv3 credentials storage in device editor and discovery.
17 November 2020
SoftPerfect WiFi Guard v2.1.3
- Improved: prevention of sending repeated identical e-mail alerts.
- Improved: minor enhancements for the latest Windows 10 and macOS 11.
10 November 2020
- Added: SNMPv3 support in router MAC address discovery.
- Added: option to include/exclude ports in Nmap scans.
- Added: new menu for creating instant filters from scan results.
- Added: active filter applied during scanning.
- Fixed: vanishing shares when saving and excluding unrelated columns.
2 November 2020
SoftPerfect NetGenius v1.0.6
- Added: new menu item for excluding certain processes from monitoring.
- Improved: compatibility with VPN clients and similar network filters.
- Improved: extended user preference of bits or bytes to connection limit settings.
27 October 2020
- Added: column references and user prompts in applications.
- Added: new menu for accessing a switch directly from results.
- Added: hiding groups contents for large sets of devices.
- Added: profile support in SNMPv3 discovery credentials.
- Improved: mapping can now be run on a group of switches.
27 August 2020
- Added: port last-change status reporting.
- Added: SNMPv3 support in device discovery.
- Added: router and group assignment in discovery.
- Added: err-disable status reporting for down ports.
- Improved: switch name is now shown in a separate column.
- Improved: selection of data to form device name in discovery.
- Improved: better handling of certain access errors in SNMPv2.
11 August 2020
SoftPerfect NetGenius v1.0.5
- Added: new functionality for renaming computers in the GUI.
- Improved: saving of the usage window size and column width.
- Improved: increased chart density for displaying more data.
23 July 2020
SoftPerfect RAM Disk v4.1.1
- Improved: new user interface languages and other minor enhancements.
- Fixed: security issue with permissions when creating disk images.
- Fixed: security issue with kernel memory pointer disclosure.
14 July 2020
SoftPerfect Network Scanner v7.2.9
- Added: quick search for devices in WOL manager.
- Added: host name auto-collection in WOL manager.
- Improved: startup time and overall scan performance.
- Fixed: controls misalignment on high resolutions.
- Fixed: crash caused by live display log pointing to an invalid location.
29 June 2020
- Added: Brave Browser support.