Version History

From iMacros
Jump to: navigation, search

This is the version history (often also called changelog or release notes) for our iMacros 8 web automation solution, including iMacros for Internet Explorer. There is a separate changelog for the iMacros for Firefox and iMacros for Chrome browser addons.

What's new

Version 10.00, Released February 12, 2014

Download Link 64-bit: iMacros 10.00 64-bit Download.

Download Link 32-bit: iMacros 10.00 32-bit Download.

  • Full Internet Explorer 11 and Windows 8/8.1 support
  • New: added 64-bit version of iMacros Sidebar. There are now two different installers, one for x86 systems and another one, with all 64-bit iMacros components, for x64 systems. Because of these important differences in the installer, notice that an uninstall might be required when upgrading.
  • Improved: iMacros Sidebar is now fully compatible with IE's Enhanced Protected Mode.
  • Improved: added support for HTML5 new input types (search, email, range, etc).
  • Removed: iMacros Plugin in Windows running Vista and above. Use the iMacros Sidebar for all Internet Explorer versions. The iMacros Plugin is only available in Windows XP.
  • Fixed: Crashes in Windows 2008 R2. All iMacros binaries are now compatible with DEP
  • Fixed: iMacros fails to record content for some text fields.
  • Fixed: Login screens: The submit button event gets fired before setting the password (when using the TAB key)
  • Fixed: Enable navigation using the TAB key during recording
  • Fixed: Menu item works manually but not while recording
  • Fixed: IE recording skips URL command of typed address
  • Fixed: scripting interface iimGetStopwatch for Fx and Cr exception when index was out of range. Also enables iimGetPerformance for Cr.
  • Fixed: wrong POS of recorded ONDIALOG commands series (resulting from a single TAG)
  • Fixed: The title for the option "Open iMacros outside IE" should be renamed
  • Fixed: Crash at www.hipmunk.com
  • Fixed: enable auto complete form in iMacros Browser and Component
  • Fixed: Image Validation commands generating Trial popups for Standard Edition licensed users
  • Fixed: iimOpen("-ie_ext", false) opening a new browser instance each time
  • Fixed: Changed location of iMacros Browser crash reports to iMacros Logs folder.

Usability hint: With the iMacros Sidebar, the icon in IE only opens the Sidebar. To close the Sidebar use the close button in the Sidebar itself.

Version 9.05, Released September 30, 2013

Download Link: iMacros Download

  • New: "Manage" tab for an improved user interface
  • New: Built-in AlertFox website monitoring integration - create and manage web transaction tests from within iMacros.
manage.png

Version 9.02, Released September 23, 2013

  • New: SCREENSHOT command
  • Added: Support for the good, old and still popular Win XP + IE8
  • Added: CANCEL parameter in ONDOWNLOAD command to cancel an automatic download
  • Added: iMacros Browser now can open a new tab by (a) choosing "Open in New Tab" command from a link's context menu, (b) clicking the link with the wheel button, or (c) holding the CTRL key while clicking the link
  • Added: Editor support to Play Macro in Sidebar, Firefox, and Chrome, besides iMacros Browser
  • Added: iimOpen ("-ie") support for IE10. If no plugin is installed, it opens the external Sidebar
  • Improved: PROXY command
  • Fixed: EVENT:FAIL_IF_FOUND not working
  • Fixed: ONWEBPAGEDIALOG KEYS parameter recording both surrounding quotes and <SP> resulting in playback failure
  • Fixed: Image Wizard not replacing spaces by <SP> in the "Send MouseClick & Text"
  • This version is now built using the .NET 4 framework.

Version 9.00, Released February 26, 2013

Download Link: iMacros Download

imacros ie10.png
  • Full Internet Explorer 10 compatibility
  • New: iMacros.Sidebar.exe to control IE (8, 9 and 10): iMacros for IE as a separate application. The iMacros plugin is still available for IE8 and IE9
  • New: iMacros.Sidebar.exe accepts all command line options as iMacros.exe (including tray, silent and kioskmode!), plus –iePrivate to start IE InPrivate Browsing mode. Use –ie_ext to call iMacros.Sidebar with the scripting interface.
  • New: Support for Image Recognition in Chrome
  • Added: Play to context menu in macros list
  • Added: support for wildcards in frame names
  • Improved: Error -1350 (navigate error) is now less sensitive, occurring only if error comes from top frame. To fail for errors coming also from other frames, set !FAIL_ON_ALL_NAVIGATEERRORS to YES
  • Note: iMacros 9 is not yet supported on Windows XP, the installer will automatically install iMacros 8 instead.

Version 8.03, Released October 12, 2012

Download Link: iMacros Download


  • Improved Performance 1: Much faster playback and recording
  • Improved Performance 2: Better handling of simultaneous downloads
  • Added: Full Windows 8 support for the iMacros Browser (A iMacros plugin for IE10 will be available soon, too)
  • Added: Firefox browser and iMacros addon version information in Troubleshooting Information
  • Added: Easier password changes: Password Tool (plus tooltip) to encrypt/decrypt passwords inside the iMacros Editor
  • Added: Support for frames with spaces in their names
  • Improved: Reduced delay after download has finished
  • Fixed: Several smaller bug fixes and improvements

Version 8.02, Released June 25, 2012

Download Link: iMacros Download

  • Added: Line with error is selected in editor, when clicking on edit icon in error panel
    EditorLine.png
  • Added: Troubleshooting information display from Help menu and/or About box
  • Added: Recording of navigation using the TAB key
  • Added: Support for Firefox 13 scripting
  • Changed: Due to several incompatibilities, we were forced to remove tab support for IE8. Only IE9, in systems after Vista, have tab support now.
  • Fixed: Several bug fixes and performance tweaks

Version 8.01, Released April 24, 2012

Download Link: iMacros Download


  • Added support for IE9 Browser Confirmation Dialog: "Do you want to close this window"
  • Added Error = -1450 if dialog is shown but no ON...DIALOG was found (only from scripting interface)
  • Added support for Windows 7 style Security dialog: retry login (user name not editable)
  • Changed SET !EXTRACT to clear values before adding new value.
  • Fixed: Issue with Firefox profile support in iimInit ("-fx -fxProfile abc")
  • Fixed DS not yielding control back after pause or popup.
  • Disabled Extract test popups also during loops by default

Version 8.00, Released February 22, 2012

Download Link: iMacros Download


  • Macro Obfuscation
Distribute your macros while hiding their source code. Obfuscated macro files have the +.iimx extension.
iimx.png


  • New improved table and text extract wizard
ExtractionWizard.png
  • Docking windows
Dock the sidebar on the right also, or put it to "float", if you need more space. The new extraction wizards (text and image) can also be docked at any side of the browser, or drag it away to "float".
Docking.png
  • Improved: Embedded tables are properly formatted on extraction.
  • Enhanced: Profiler log file includes timezone identifier in start/end times for easier parsing by external programs.
  • Added: Full support for Certificate/Security dialogs in all current Windows versions.
  • Added: Internet Explorer tabs support also for IE8 on systems above Vista (Vista, Windows 7, Windows 2008, and Windows 2008 R2).

Version 7.x

See Also