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Outlook4Gmail Changelog

Release notes v. 4.6.3 (March 14th, 2017):

  • “0 Minutes” reminders support.
  • An issue with Google “Interesting Calendars” (Holidays, Sports) is fixed.
  • Application stability and performance optimization is increased.
  • Other non-critical fixes.

Release notes v. 4.6.2 (January 11th, 2017):

  • Synchronization “My Contacts” from Google only (contacts from “Other” and “Most Contacted” groups are skipped).
  • Synchronization appointment reminders and event notifications.
  • Increased application stability, performance optimization, various non-critical fixes.

Release notes v. 4.6.1 (June 6th, 2016):

  • Added proxy settings customization.
  • Implemented “Bypass Phone Type” option for Contacts synchronization (sync phone numbers without association with phone type).
  • Added ability to skip scanning of the Public folders (Exchange Server).
  • Added support of non-standard font sizes and DPI settings.
  • Increased application stability, optimized performance, various non-critical fixes.

Release notes v. 4.6.0 (May 2nd, 2016):

  • Added Contacts synchronization from multiple Outlook folders with a Google account.
  • Implemented customization of synchronization rules for any Gmail account or Outlook folder.
  • Improved user interface for Calendar synchronization rules, Google accounts dialog, updated System Tray messages.
  • Fixed scheduled synchronization issues (deleting appointments, apply of updated options.
  • Increased application stability, optimized performance, various non-critical fixes.

Release notes v. 4.5.1 (April 6th, 2016)

  • Implemented a workaround for syncing daily appointments in Outlook 2003.
  • Improved processing of Appointment exceptions using Extended MAPI.
  • Increased application stability, performance optimization, various non-critical fixes.

Release notes v. 4.5.0 (March 3rd, 2016)

  • Implemented new design.
  • Multilingual User Interface (English, German and Russian).
  • Added a tool to fix contact’s birthday date without year.
  • Fixed inter-process communication issue in synchronization component and Outlook4Gmail plugin.
  • Increased application stability, performance optimization, various non-critical fixes.

New in version 4.4.3 (December 23rd, 2015)

  • Ability to send a feedback using system Start Menu Programs
  • Increased application stability, performance optimization, various non-critical fixes

New in version 4.4.2 (November 30th, 2015)

  • Synchronization of X.400 and X.500 e-mail formats of Microsoft Exchange Server contacts
  • Google Groups and Outlook Categories fix
  • Loading optimization, fixed unloading of the add-on for Outlook 2003 and Outlook 2007
  • Increased application stability, performance optimization, various non-critical fixes

New in version 4.4.1 (June 2nd, 2015)

  • Fixed synchronization of contacts with badly formatted relations
  • Fixed hanging of the Calendar synchronization

New in version 4.4.0 (May 27th, 2015)

Features added:

  • Added support of Recurrent event’s exceptions (occurrences)
  • Added synchronization of “Visibility” field for Calendar events
  • Added synchronization of “Spouse”, “File As” fields for Contacts
  • Added ability to generate “File As” fields for Contacts in Outlook
  • Improved “Delete items” dialog (provided more details)

Defects corrected:

  • Improved Calendar synchronization (reduced amount of update requests)
  • Fixed a case when contacts folder is not selected
  • Fixed sync issues with “Birthday”,”Anniversary”, “Job”, “Company” for Contacts
  • Fixed deletion of phone numbers in Google that don’t match phone number types in Outlook

New in version 4.3.2 (February 25th, 2015)

Features added:

  • Added ability to find and remove duplicates in Contacts and Calendar events
  • Added synchronization of “Busy Status” for Calendar events
  • Prevent Outlook Security Programmatic Access Warning

New in version 4.3.1 (November 19th, 2014)

Features added:

  • Added support of manual authorization. User could input Google authorization code for application

Defects corrected:

  • Fixed synchronization of “All Day” events
  • Fixed shifting events on synchronization

New in version 4.3.0 (November 14th, 2014)

Features added:

  • Support of Google Calendar API version 3.0
  • Improved account authorization for Google Services
  • 7-day trial period

Defects corrected:

  • Occasional failures on synchronization of recurrent events like “the last”, “the 2nd”, “the 1st” and etc.

New in version 4.2.2 (August 19th, 2014)

Defects corrected:

  • Fixed syncing of appointment description format in Outlook
  • Fixed processing of “Invalid” and “Ambiguous” time values (Daylight saving time issue)

New in version 4.2.1 (August 5th, 2014)

Features added:

  • Added “4 hours”, “8 hours” and “12 hours” selects to scheduled synchronization options

Defects corrected:

  • Fixed synchronization of events that never happen (Occurrences = 0)
  • Fixed synchronization of non-standard recurrent events like “the last”, “the 2nd”, “the 1st” and etc.

New in version 4.2.0 (July 23rd, 2014)

Features added:

  • Added ability to skip synchronization of old events (older than 1 month, older than 1 year and etc.)
  • Added support of “24 hours” option by scheduled automatic synchronization

Defects corrected:

  • Improved synchronization of events with incorrect start date

New in version 4.1.12 (July 14th, 2014)

Defects corrected:

  • Improved appearing of the tray messages
  • Fixed synchronization with Google account that does not have contacts
  • Fixed access to temporary folder

New in version 4.1.11 (April 17th, 2014)

Defects corrected:

  • Fixed contacts synchronization (provided support of the latest Google update)

New in version 4.1.10 (April 17th, 2014)

Defects corrected:

  • Fixed user picture synchronization (provided support of the latest Google update)
  • Improved performance of contacts/calendars synchronization
  • Added restore settings from backup in case of load settings failure

New in version 4.1.9 (April 11th, 2014)

Defects corrected:

  • Fixed user picture synchronization (provided support of the latest Google update)
  • Improved performance of contacts/calendars synchronization
  • Added restore settings from backup in case of load settings failure

New in version 4.1.8 (February 19th, 2014)

Defects corrected:

  • Improved user interface (Outlook ribbon, toolbar, menu and etc.)
  • Improved contacts groups synchronization

New in version 4.1.7 (February 12th, 2014)

Defects corrected:

  • Improved event synchronization with custom timezones
  • Fixed support of “Invalid” and “Ambiguous” time values (Daylight saving time)

New in version 4.1.6 (January 30th, 2014)

Defects corrected:

  • Fixed support of custom DPI settings
  • Improved synchronization of “Canceled” and “AllDay” events; events with poorly-formatted data

New in version 4.1.5 (January 14th, 2014)

Defects corrected:

  • Fixed process of deletion calendar events
  • Added new google contacts to “My Contacts” group
  • Improved contacts pictures synchronization
  • Improved contacts groups synchronization

New in version 4.1.3 (December 17th, 2013)

Defects corrected:

  • Fixed processing of recurrent events with undefined timezone
  • Improved Google Groups Cleaning up

New in version 4.1.2 (December 14th, 2013)

Features added:

  • Automatic start of missed schedule synchronization on Outlook start

Defects corrected:

  • Fixed processing of recurrent events with incorrect “Interval” parameter
  • Improved Google Groups Cleaning up

New in version 4.1.1 (December 13th, 2013)

Features added:

  • Improved application ribbon that makes easier access to synchronization options
  • Added full support of all contact’s phone number types
  • Added support of multiple Outlook Data Files (.pst)
  • Added support of Internet Calendars
  • Added option to clean up empty Contact Groups on synchronization

Defects corrected:

  • Fixed processing of range occurence of calendar events
  • Fixed all-day events synchronization

New in version 4.0.26 (November 15th, 2013)

Features added:

  • Added balloon tooltips control to “Miscellaneous” dialog

New in version 4.0.25 (October 25th, 2013)

Features added:

  • Added option to skip appearing of tray messages to settings file

Defects corrected:

  • Fixed “Accounts” dialog on edit of contact’s folder

New in version 4.0.24 (October 23rd, 2013)

Defects corrected:

  • Improved time zone processing

New in version 4.0.23 (October 17th, 2013)

Defects corrected:

  • Fixed processing of groups and categories
  • Fixed updating contact’s pictures

New in version 4.0.22 (October 16th, 2013)

Defects corrected:

  • Improved contacts synchronization

New in version 4.0.21 (October 12th, 2013)

Defects corrected:

  • Fixed processing of corrupted settings file
  • Improved communication between application components

New in version 4.0.20 (October 12th, 2013)

Defects corrected:

  • Fixed loading of log events
  • Improved calendar events synchronization

New in version 4.0.19 (October 5th, 2013)

Defects corrected:

  • Fixed and improved exponential backoff request with Google Contacts, Calendars and Appointments
  • Fixed and improved License verification

New in version 4.0.18 (October 4th, 2013)

Defects corrected:

  • Fixed installation process
  • Fixed yearly recurrent events for Outlook 2007
  • Improved error handling
  • Google batch request processing

New in version 4.0.17 (October 3rd, 2013)

Defects corrected:

  • Google batch request processing

New in version 4.0.16 (October 1st, 2013)

Features added:

  • Support of exponential backoff to retry failed requests

New in version 4.0.15 (September 30th, 2013)

Features added:

  • Support of exponential backoff to retry failed requests

New in version 4.0.12 (September 24th, 2013)

Features added:

  • Improved application startup performance

Defects corrected:

  • To avoid locks of data on syncing, enabled sequential syncing mode

New in version 4.0.11 (September 21st, 2013)

Defects corrected:

  • Fixed synchronization of yearly recurrent appointments with Outlook

New in version 4.0.10 (September 18th, 2013)

Defects corrected:

  • Fixed processing of iteration counter for recurrent events

New in version 4.0.9 (September 14th, 2013)

Defects corrected:

  • Fixed “The entry is already part of this collection” issue on processing batch requests
  • Fixed processing of inconsistent recurrent events

New in version 4.0.8 (September 13th, 2013)

Defects corrected:

  • Fixed processing of recurrent events ‘by month day’
  • Provided continuing of calendar appointment syncing whenever a parsing error occurs

New in version 4.0.7 (September 12th, 2013)

Defects corrected:

  • Improved error handling
  • Fixed updating calendar’s names in settings file

Known issues:

  • Hourly’, ‘minutely’, ‘secondly’ calendar events are not supported
  • Recurrent event’s exceptions (occurences) are not supported

New in version 4.0.6 (September 9th, 2013)

  • Fixed installation process

New in version 4.0.5 (September 9th, 2013)

  • Fixed issue with duplication of empty Contact’s Groups
  • Fixed processing of user-defined time zones

New in version 4.0.4 (September 9th, 2013)

  • Fixed signing of installation files

New in version 4.0.3 (September 9th, 2013)

  • Fixed processing of recurrent events like ‘last Sunday of October’

New in version 4.0.2 (September 9th, 2013)

  • Fixed group membership for new contacts in Google
  • Fixed annual events synchronization

New in version 4.0.1 (September 9th, 2013)

  • Fixed processing of registration data

New in version 4.0 (September 9th, 2013)

  • Synchronization of Contact Categories with Google Groups
  • Synchronization of Contact Pictures: the simplest way to sync contacts with profile photos (user avatars)
  • Synchronization of Calendars from multiple Google accounts with Outlook
  • Support of multiple Gmail accounts with support of ‘one-to-many’, ‘many-to-one’ and ‘many-to-many’ relationships
  • Automatic scheduled synchronization by time interval
  • Application menu which provides access to the main application functionality and settings (Outlook 2003-2007)

New in version 3.2 RC 2 (April 30th, 2013)

Defects corrected:

  • Fixed installation on systems with 32-bit MS Office and 64 Windows
  • Fixed support of custom user accounts in case of application installation by user account with administrator privileges
  • Fixed installation on systems with MS Office 2007 installed, but without Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 installed
  • Fixed access to shared resources
  • Fixed data deserialization on reading supplemental files
  • Fixed Birth data synchronization
  • Fixed Anniversary date synchronization
  • Fixed address (street, zip code, city and etc.) synchronization

New in version 3.0 (April 30th, 2013)

Features added:

  • Outlook user interface keeps responsive during data synchronization, the synchronization process can be canceled
  • Improved application ribbon that displays all application features (requires MS Outlook 2007 or higher)
  • Assignment folders to accounts
  • Synchronization filter that skips synchronization of unreliable contacts (contacts without required information, such as email address or phone number)

Defects corrected

  • Ability to synchronize large amount of data

New in version 2.6 (April 30th, 2013)

Features added:

  • Automatic disabling of real time update feature for Gmail contacts source for one-way synchronization
  • Captcha input required during logging in to Google

Defects corrected:

  • Automatic processing of Outlook contacts data and properties improved and accelerated
  • Google accounts options fixed
  • Real time update fixed

New in version 2.5 (April 30th, 2013)

Features added:

  • New Google contacts imported from Outlook added to ‘My Contacts’ group
  • Synchronization process strongly improved

Defects corrected:

  • Synchronization process progress bar
  • Clean-up of Google contact groups tags after synchronization
  • Crash during processing names containing quta characters
  • Deleted contacts management
  • Slow plugin startup

New in version 2.4 (April 30th, 2013)

  • Add/Delete button for accounts list added

Defects corrected:

  • Duplicate contacts issue fixed

New in version 2.3 (April 30th, 2013)

Features added:

  • Synchronization settings added
  • Items deletion prompt added

Defects corrected:

    • Contacts synchronization fixed

New in version 2.2 (April 30th, 2013)

Defects corrected:

      • Installation for Outlook x86 under Windows x64 platform fixed
      • Contacts synchronization fixed
      • Plugin initializing for Outlook 2003 fixed

New in version 2.1 (April 30th, 2013)

Features added:

      • Outlook 2010 support
      • Outlook x64 support

Defects corrected:

      • Plugin startup fixed

New in version 2.0 (April 30th, 2013)

Features added:

      • Real time contacts update

Defects corrected:

      • Crash on deleting the last item from the mail accounts table
      • Empty Outlook contact field does not affect a corresponding Gmail contact field change
      • After adding an account with the same name a warning message appears several times

Known Issues:

      • Licensing has not been implemented yet
      • Contacts synchronization cannot be cancelled
      • When unloading the plugin in Outlook 2003 the Outlook4Gmail
      • Page is cleared but not deleted from the opened Tools dialog
      • After Tools reopening the page is not displayed

New in version 1.0 (April 30th, 2013)

Features added:

      • Outlook 2003 and Outlook 2007 support
      • Different policies of contacts update are supported
      • Credentials for multiple Gmail accounts are stored

Known Issues:

    • When unloading the plugin in Outlook 2003, the Outlook4Gmail
    • Page is cleared but not deleted from the opened Tools dialog
    • After Tools reopening the page is not displayed