ISL Groop 2.4.0 for Windows, Mac & Linux (2011-12-22)


General Information

On 22th of December 2011 we have released:

  • ISL Groop 2.4.0 for Windows2000+ (release_date=2011-11-10, Revision=21969, platform=win32, os_version=0x5000000-0x7fffffff)
  • ISL Groop 2.4.0 for MacOSX 10.5+ (release_date=2011-11-10, Revision=21969, platform=mac, os_version=0xa0500-0xaffff)
  • ISL Groop 2.4.0 for Linux (release_date=2011-11-10, Revision=21969, platform=linux)
  • ISL Groop 2.4.0 for Linux64 (release_date=2011-11-10, revision=21969, platform=linux64)

Upgrading to new version

Hosted service users please check Upgrading Hosted Service.

Server license users please check Upgrading Server License.


Major improvements

  • session recording support
  • API for session management (undocumented)*

* information is provided in ISL Conference Proxy 3.4.0 for Windows and Linux (2011-12-22)

New features

ISL Groop - Client Desktop - Added session recording [ISLGROOP-15] More


ISL Groop 2.4.0 comes with a frequently requested feature - Session recording. We implemented session recordings with following features:

- start recoding, you need to specify file name on your computer

- stop recording

- with settings you can include/exclude streams from recording file:

-- audio stream

-- video stream

-- slide stream

-- chat message


-only visible video streams and slide/desktop stream is recorded

- you need to haveISL Recording Player 3.0to playback ISL Groop recordings.

Defect fixes

ISL Groop - Client Win - When web camera driver does not support YUV format, ISL Groop crashes [ISLGROOP-99] More


Some webcam drivers for Non-Logitech web cameras connected via USB or Firewire do not support color space conversion and only output compressed video. In that case ISL Groop crashes.

The defect was fixed.

ISL Groop - Client Win - Maximizing ISL Groop on dual screen causes window to hide [ISLGROOP-97] More


When maximizing ISL Groop client on secondary screen, the complete client window vanishes. Window can be opened again by clicking in toolbar. System information - Windonws 7 64bit, left screen secondary.

The defect was fixed.

ISL Groop - Client - Webinar participant can create slides - should not [ISLGROOP-96] More


ISL Groop webinar participant can get rights to create slides, shares or annotate.


- create a new ISL Groop webinar set start time to now

- join as host

- on second computer

-- register and join as ISL Groop webinar participant (role is guest)

-- go to full screen

-- press escape - switches back to presentation view

-- toolbar at slide view appears. Guest should not see toolbar - he can create slides or annotate

- The expected behavior is that guest should not see toolbar or have rights to annotate or create new slide

The defect was fixed.

ISL Groop - Client - Missing translation - Overlay create new slide - stays always in English [ISLGROOP-81] More


Create new slide ovberlay was not recorded for translations. We recorded strings and added possibility to translate them.

The defect was fixed.

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