SoftPerfect WiFi Guard Changelog

  • Added: Enhanced device recognition through online queries.
  • Improved: Opening the web browser upon double-clicking the web icon for devices with web interfaces.
  • Fixed: Launching auto-scan before the main window is displayed.
  • Fixed: Partial MAC address matching.
  • Added: Linux support.
  • Added: Detection of web UI on network devices.
  • Improved: Performance with large sets of devices.
  • Fixed: Occasional duplicate devices shown in main view.
  • Fixed: Occasional wrong MAC addresses from ARP cache.
  • Added: Instant detection of new devices via system ARP cache.
  • Added: Configurable data retention setting for purging outdated info.
  • Added: Support for Windows systems on ARM64 CPUs.
  • Added: Custom 'Email Sender' field in SMTP settings.
  • Improved: Database journal changed from WAL to DELETE mode for a better cloud sync.
  • Improved: Dark Mode appearance on Windows.
  • Added: instant detection of new devices joining the network.
  • Removed: obsolete interface translations.
  • Added: dark mode support on Windows.
  • Updated: built-in MAC address vendor database.
  • Added: new setting to avoid sending duplicate e-mails.
  • Added: automatic SMTP settings for simpler e-mail setup.
  • Added: built-in secure SMTP and removed OpenSSL dependency.
  • Improved: mail sent in background thread to prevent freezing.
  • Added: new setting to automatically approve devices with locally administered MAC addresses.
  • Improved: prevention of sending repeated identical e-mail alerts.
  • Improved: minor enhancements for the latest Windows 10 and macOS 11.
  • Improved: better device identification with SNMP and mDNS as additional host name resolution methods.
  • Added: computer name included in outgoing email notifications.
  • Added: number of detected devices displayed in the status bar.
  • Improved: device manager window made resizable.
  • Improved: icon scaling to any DPI on high-resolution displays.
  • Updated: new 64-bit macOS build replaced the outdated 32-bit package.
  • Fixed: minor issues and user interface improvements.
  • Added IP address information in activity display.
  • Fixed a crash when trying to execute non-valid EXE file.
  • Added the OpenSSL library for secure e-mails.
  • Updated built-in SQLite database engine.
  • Updated MAC address vendor database.
  • WiFi Guard is now commercial software. To facilitate its further development, we introduced a licence fee.
  • Reintroduced macOS releases together with Windows built from the same codebase.
  • Fixed launching audio and EXE files with non-Latin characters.
  • Using system-independent date-time format in XML export.
  • Numerous high DPI fixes and reworked detection notification dialog.
  • Preventing multiple application copies from running on Windows and instead activating the current one.
  • Added recording device activity by day and hour to track when it's been online.
  • Updated and refined vendor database for easier identification of new devices.
  • Added exporting device list to a CSV file in addition to XML.
  • Added partial matching for devices with a variable MAC address.
  • Added custom command execution on detection of unknown devices.
  • Replaced XML config storage with a more reliable SQLite database.
  • Several minor tweaks and fixes throughout the application.
  • Linux version has been discontinued due to low demand.
  • Added known devices export and import.
  • Added the copy menu item in the device manager.
  • Added timestamp and host name to email notifications.
  • Fixed sorting devices by Last Seen in the device manager.