New in version 5.11.2 Build 6956

December 3rd, 2014
  • Improvements:
  • Added new option to control max count of redirects to follow.
  • "Switch to Direct Connection when exiting" option will be performed even when Internet Explorer control is set to hybrid.
  • Added TinyProxy server detection and filtering and enabled by default. This can be changed from Preferences...
  • When the server is marked as dead because the CoDeeN/TinyProxy/etc. are detected this will be shown in scan log.
  • Improved proxy list parsing speed- should handle huge pages better.
  • Updated Ip2Country.
  • Fixed Issues:
  • On some PCs where the access to certain parts of registry would fail program would hang on launch till it runs out of memory.
  • Often the background tasks would not start at all.
  • Issues in importing servers with usernames&passwords.
  • Fixed potential endless loop of redirect following during scanning.
  • Other minor problems.

New in version 5.11.1 Build 6926 (November 10th, 2014)

  • Improvements:
  • Initial per-monitor high DPI support for Windows 8 and newer.
  • Improved User defined Test Targets functionality:
  • Option to follow redirects.
  • List redirects in the Details window.
  • Cookie support.
  • Properly handle duplicate test targets.
  • Added more proxy sites, fixed and cleaned up old ones.
  • Tested for compatibility with Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 TP.
  • Disabled SSLv3 connections, only TLSv1.0 and newer are allowed now.
  • Updated Ip2Country.
  • Fixed Issues:
  • Wrong server selected when proxy server was clicked in the scanlog with filtering being active.
  • Other minor problems.

New in version 5.11.0 Build 6896 (September 29th, 2014)

  • Improvements:
  • Auto switching mode control now shows active test targets.
  • When auto switching mode is active, test targets will be periodically retested to ensure proper functioning.
  • Scanlog in Auto Switching mode can now show testing details via popup menu.
  • Reworked and improved User Defined Lists window
  • "Test" button added.
  • Added two columns - HTTP response and Found servers count.
  • Resizable window.
  • New functionality of proxy list parser added.
  • New site gatherproxy dot com added.
  • Changed one of default test targets from Baidu to Ask dot com
  • Updated to OpenSSL version 1.0.1i
  • Updated Ip2Country.
  • Fixed Issues:
  • Properly handle situation when user has disabled all the test targets (or they all are not working).
  • Fixed hostname validation - now accepts hostnames like K-12
  • Other minor problems.

New in version 5.10.1 Build 6873 (July 31st, 2014)

  • Improvements:
  • Improved handling of HTML parsing child processes.
  • Support for gzip for server testing and proxy list downloads.
  • Not using windows common control trees anymore.
  • Updated to OpenSSL version 1.0.1h
  • Upgraded scripting engine.
  • Updated Ip2Country.
  • Fixed Issues:
  • Multiple memory leaks.
  • SSL connections in certain cases were being closed prematurely.
  • Other minor problems.

New in version 5.10.0 Build 6810 (June 10th, 2014)

  • Improvements:
  • Completely revamped test targeting system:
  • Added "negative matching" - check for string in content that should not be there.
  • User defined targets added - full functionality in PRO version.
  • Updated built-in targets.
  • New target configuration window (main menu View->Configure Test Targets...)
  • HTTP request and response trace window.
  • For countries/places where proxy switcher domains are blocked switched from DynDns service for to DTDns as a "last resort DNS lookup".
  • Added new wizard task named "Custom..." - user can select common sub-tasks to be performed.
  • Reworked settings storage, most settings now are stored inside psw.lz file.
  • Results of importing from text file are now reported to the scan log as well.
  • Restore from backup - if the backup is encrypted and entered password is not valid - a proper warning will be shown.
  • If the last entry of the list is deleted then the selection is set to the new last entry.
  • Updated proxy list parsing scripts.
  • Updated OpenSSL to 1.0.1g.
  • Updated Ip2Country.
  • Fixed Issues:
  • View->Internal proxy servers... works properly on Standard and Unregistered versions.
  • Other minor problems.

New in version 5.9.1 Build 6698 (February 8th, 2014)

  • Improvements:
  • Improved "permanently dead" server handling and re-testing algorithms:
  • If the proxy host name is not found, server goes into permanently dead".
  • Servers that are not showing up in proxy lists anymore for a certain period are deleted from "permanently dead".
  • "Permanently dead" servers that keep showing up in proxy lists but have not been tested recently will be re-tested roughly once per week.
  • Improved proxy list parser handling.
  • Fixed Issues:
  • Memory corruption fixed in one of external libraries, should result in improved stability.
  • Reports correct scanning error instead of "cont-no-sock targets left"

New in version 5.9.0 Build 6654 (December 9th, 2013)

  • Improvements:
  • Complete support for installation on removable drives - license upgrades for PRO portable operation coming soon.
  • Installer detects if target drive is removable and issues appropriate notice.
  • Proxy list downloader speedup - HTML parsing child processes are being reused.
  • Updated proxy list downloading scripts.
  • Big performance gains with filtering enabled and scanning active.
  • Added system proxy settings change testing - if there are problems with proxy settings change a warning in log window will be printed.
  • News functionality added - can display personalized news and notices.
  • Added new browser agents - IE9 and IE10.
  • Upgraded to OpenSSL 1.0.1e
  • Updated Ip2Country.
  • Fixed Issues:
  • Certain invalid host/domain names were accepted into proxy list.
  • Multiple problems with HTML parsing.
  • Other minor problems.

New in version 5.8.1 Build 6579 (September 17th, 2013)

  • Improvements:
  • Added Export option from User-Defined lists.
  • Fixed Issues:
  • In some cases no proxy servers were shown in the list while there are servers present in the folder.
  • Some of toolbar buttons should not disappear on some machines.
  • Crash on start on some Windows Vista systems.
  • Other minor problems.

New in version 5.8.0 Build 6480 (August 8th, 2013)

  • Improvements:
  • Complete large font (high DPI support) including tray icons and tool bar and all the dialogs.
  • 32bit alpha blended tray icons.
  • New option to completly disable proxy use history
  • Updated Ip2Country.
  • Fixed Issues:
  • GDI resource leaking on Windows newer than XP.
  • Other minor problems.