Server version 3.3.0.16540 – January 15th, 2024
Client version 8.3.0.16539 – January 15th, 2024

New features

  • The EBook extension now supports unprotected Amazon Kindle AZW3 and MOBI eBooks.
  • Added a new extension to index and preview Microsoft Publisher documents.
  • Added a new extension to index and preview Adobe Illustrator graphics.
  • Added a new extension to index and preview Markdown documents.

Changes and improvements

  • Release 8.3.X (Client only) now no longer support Windows 7, 8 and 8.1.
  • PDF archives containing a root PDF file can now preview the root document instead of showing the list of attached files.
  • Improved opening of PDF files outside Copernic. The opened on the selected page feature now work only with Adobe Reader and Acrobat, Foxit PDF Reader, PDF-XChange, Sumatra PDF and SwifDoo PDF. Other PDF tools will use the default opening method.
  • Updated plugins list on the license confirmation view.
  • Optimized the anonymous usage statistics initialization.
  • Improved some asynchronous calls usage.
  • Improved Microsoft Word extractor and LibreOffice / OpenOffice Writer.
  • Improved Microsoft Excel extractor and LibreOffice / OpenOffice Cals.
  • Improved Microsoft PowerPoint extractor and LibreOffice / OpenOffice Impress.
  • Improved Microsoft OneNote extractor.
  • Improved Autodesk AutoCAD extractor.
  • Improved Adobe Photoshop extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Visio extractor.
  • Improved offline PST file extractor.
  • Improved OCR extractor.
  • Updated third party libraries.

Fixes

  • Fixed the EXIF width and height data on pictures.
  • Fixed a potential initialization problem with the anonymous usage statistics feature while using an offline license.
  • Fixed a potential crash of null object or timeout when loading Copernic if Outlook does not respond in the expected time span.
  • Fixed some potential crash while showing modal windows.
  • Fixed a potential crash when adding or modifying a saved search.
  • Fixed a potential time out issue at Copernic startup.
  • Fixed some DPI scaling issues on Windows 11. Some issues remains to be fixed.
  • Fixed a potential duplicated scrollbar issue in the options window if the screen font scaling is higher than 100%.
  • Fixed a cropping problem with the compact view icons.
  • Optimization and fixes for several other issues.

Server version 3.2.3.16458 – November 1st, 2023
Client version 8.2.3.16458 – November 1st, 2023

Changes and improvements

  • Release 8.2.X (Client only) will be the last version to support Windows 7, 8 and 8.1.

Fixes

  • Fixed a potential freeze and crash when opening a file in default viewer while loading file preview in Copernic. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Fixed another potential crash when corruption occurs in the statistics configuration file.
  • Fixed a potential crash when previewing a 0 byte file. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Fixed a problem when opening a PDF file when using PDF Architect as default program. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Fixed a potential crash when showing modal windows.
  • Fixed a potential crash when trying to perform a query on server while closing the application. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Fixed a problem with font size inside the Extensions menu.

Server version 3.2.3.16421 – October 17th, 2023
Client version 8.2.3.16421 – October 17th, 2023

Changes and improvements

  • Release 8.2.X (Client only) will be the last version to support Windows 7, 8 and 8.1.

Fixes

  • Fixed concurrency issue with the OCR extraction option for PDF files. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Fixed a potential crash when using the keyword search feature inside the PDF preview. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Fixed a potential crash when a license expires on startup or during scheduled validation.
  • Fixed a potential crash when corruption occurs in the statistics configuration file.
  • Fixed a potential issue with changing UI culture.

Server version 3.2.3.16377 – October 10th, 2023
Client version 8.2.3.16377 – October 10th, 2023

New features

  • Optional anonymous usage statistics added to help improve the Copernic product.

Changes and improvements

  • Release 8.2.X (Client only) will be the last version to support Windows 7, 8 and 8.1.
  • Improved opening of PDF files outside Copernic. Files are now opened on the page selected in the default PDF viewer. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • The text search can now loop through pages inside the PDF files preview. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Text search has been optimized for PDF files preview. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Tooltips now appears over refinements text items. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Added Link (Site Url) property in search results for .url files. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)

Fixes

  • Fixed a problem preventing the application from running on 32-bit Windows.
  • Fixed an issue with the OCR extraction option for PDF files and images in search results, which could malfunction or temporarily freeze the user interface. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Fixed mouse right-click menu minimize/expand function for detailed and thumbnail results lists. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Fixed a potential problem with indexing logging that could result in some log lines not being recorded in files.
  • Fixed a search problem when the Active Directory is disabled on the network with AD option disabled on the Copernic Server preventing results to be returned on the Clients.
  • Fixed a problem with main menu options remaining disabled after initial license import.
  • Fixed a problem when changing the server address or TCP port, preventing the search menu from being updated and requiring the application to be restarted. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Fixed a potential problem while indexing or previewing PDF files on a shared drive with concurrent read access that may prevent the preview to show the document content.
  • Fixed a potential problem with the PDF files previewer initialization. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Fixed a potential crash while performing search queries while search results are loading. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Fixed a problem with the text highlight feature disabled mode that was hiding the text search box inside the preview header section. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Fixed a potential problem with the “Source not found” warning message which triggered the message if a sub-folder or included source was deleted, moved or renamed. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Fixed a potential initialization problem of the Outlook Add-in.
  • Add a missing translation in Korean language.
  • Optimization and fixes for several other issues.

Server version 3.2.2.15976 – July 17th, 2023
Client version 8.2.2.15976 – July 17th, 2023

New features

  • PDF/A and PDF Portfolio files can now be indexed and previewed in Copernic. (An index update is required to re-index those files).
  • Add a new PDF preview that can now handle PDF files natively.
  • Add new feature to open PDF files on the page being previewed in Acrobat Reader or Web Browser.
  • Add a “Reset” option on the “File Types” options list.
  • Copernic interface now handle more gracefully Windows font size and zoom changes.
  • Add advanced properties to index on MP4 files.
  • A warning message will appear at the top of the results list if a folder is not found or unavailable while indexing files.
  • Add keyboard shortcuts for keyword searching in file preview:
    • Ctrl + G or F3 to search next keyword
    • Ctrl + Shift + G or Shift + F3 to search previous keyword.

Changes and improvements

  • Release 8.2.X (Client only) will be the last version to support Windows 7, 8 and 8.1.
  • Fix a potential crash when performing a search if Active Directory LDAP server is unavailable.
  • Fix a potential search problem when some search categories are disabled on the Client side.
  • Improved the User ID retrieval on Client.
  • Meaningful improvement in the quality and speed in PDF documents extraction.
  • Improved Microsoft Word extractor and LibreOffice / OpenOffice Writer.
  • Improved Microsoft Excel extractor and LibreOffice / OpenOffice Cals.
  • Improved Microsoft PowerPoint extractor and LibreOffice / OpenOffice Impress.
  • Improved Microsoft OneNote extractor.
  • Improved Autodesk AutoCAD extractor.
  • Improved Adobe Photoshop extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Visio extractor.
  • Improved offline PST file extractor.
  • Improved OCR extractor.
  • Improved indexing speed while scanning already indexed documents.
  • Added Width and Height properties on indexed AutoCAD documents.
  • Adjustment of the colors of the results list to resolved certain contrast problems on low-end monitors.
  • Add license reference number in file name when using the license export feature.
  • Optimised the tokenisation of some numeric field in the index. (Requires a re-indexation)
  • Remove Windows Internet Explorer on Windows 8.1 and higher.
  • Improved license import: Older licenses included in the license import file are deleted after import to avoid duplication of licenses.
  • “Extension store” button is now “Buy Now”.

Fixes

  • Fixed a potential indexing problem with file folders inclusions.
  • Fixed Microsoft 365 cloud task indexing.
  • Fixed potential license expiration status problems.
  • Fixed a potential crash with the text highlighting feature.
  • Fixed a potential problem when using the Open Folder option on Dropbox cloud files.
  • Fixed problems with the search for related items option on some cloud items.
  • Fixed some Outlook items indexing problems.
  • Fixed some problems and optimise log files.
  • Optimization and fixes for several other issues.
  • Correction of some translations.

Server version 3.2.1.15480 – November 23th, 2022
Client version 8.2.1.15480 – November 23th, 2022

Information

  • Fixes update. See the “Version 3.8.0/8.2.0” section for the complete list of Copernic 3.2/8.2 changes.

Changes and improvements

  • Release 8.2.X (Client only) will be the last version to support Windows 7, 8 and 8.1.
  • Improved Microsoft Visio preview to allow horizontal and vertical scrolling when enlarging the image and added a minimum image size.
  • Added an error message when starting the application if the folder containing the license files is not accessible.
  • Added an error message when starting the application if the folder containing the index files is not accessible.
  • Improved Autodesk AutoCAD extractor.

Fixes

  • Fixed a potential issue and added a warning message when downloading the update file if the temporary folder is not accessible.
  • Fixed a potential issue when clearing index and re-indexing if an offline PST file is inaccessible.
  • Fixed a potential issue when displaying messages above the results list. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Fixed a potential issue with displaying license messages when importing a new file.
  • Fixed a potential issue when loading email folder tree refinement.
  • Fixed indexing status view file scrolling following .NET Framework 4.7.2 update.
  • Fixed a potential issue when shutting down the app if a problem occurs.
  • Fixed an issue with the display of Photoshop and AutoCAD extension titles. The titles are reversed.
  • Fixed a potential issue when searching the server if a specific communication issue occurs. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Fixed an issue with the AutoCAD extension preventing these files from being indexed and previewed.

Server version 3.2.0.15395 – November 9th, 2022
Client version 8.2.0.15395 – November 9th, 2022

Major changes

  • *** The latest version of the index brings a correction of the segment IDs. The current index is now considered obsolete and a banner will appear on the screen. The index will still be usable but deleting the index and re-indexing is recommended. ***
  • *** The minimum supported version of the .NET Framework changes to version 4.7.2 ***
  • Release 8.2.X (Client only) will be the last version to support Windows 7, 8 and 8.1.

New features

  • Added a new cloud extension allowing indexing of Microsoft Teams conversations and files on SharePoint Online shares. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Added a new index filter to search for exact phrases containing stop words. Ex: “To be or not to be” (A rebuild of the index is necessary)
  • Added a new action on PDF and image files to export OCR content to text file. (OCR plugin required) (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Added new command line options on EXE installer:
    • /silent | /quiet | /qn : Allows to open the application without displaying the main window after installation.
    • /uninstall | /remove : Allows you to uninstall the application.
    • /language | /lang : Allows you to specify the default installation language. Ex: lang=en | lang:fr
  • Added new command line options on MSI installer:
    • SILENTSERIAL= : Allows you to specify a license file and open the application without displaying the main window after installation.
  • Added a new indexing status in search results to show if a file is correctly indexed but with properties only (Without file content). Displays a checkmark on a gray background. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Added CTRL+F keyboard shortcut in the main window to move the cursor in the main search box. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)

Changes and improvements

  • Meaningful improvement in the quality and speed of text extraction in PDF documents if the OCR extension is enabled.
  • Improved PDF extractor memory management.
  • Improved Microsoft Word extractor and LibreOffice / OpenOffice Writer.
  • Improved Microsoft Excel extractor and LibreOffice / OpenOffice Cals.
  • Improved Microsoft PowerPoint extractor and LibreOffice / OpenOffice Impress.
  • Improved Microsoft OneNote extractor.
  • Improved Autodesk AutoCAD extractor.
  • Improved Adobe Photoshop extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Visio extractor.
  • Improved offline PST file extractor.
  • Improved OCR extractor.
  • Update of Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive and Dropbox cloud source libraries.
  • Updated the built-in Chromium browser to incorporate the latest vulnerability fixes.
  • Updated index libraries.
  • The default version for extracting Microsoft Word files is now in 2019 format instead of 2007.
  • Refine subfolders option is now available in Music, Pictures and Videos search categories. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Words separated by punctuation ‘_’, ‘-‘ and ‘,’ are now correctly split in the index. Only numbers containing a ‘_’ or ‘,’ are kept as is in the index. (Index rebuild is required)
  • Added support for indexing notes in Microsoft PowerPoint and LibreOffice / OpenOffice Impress documents.
  • Added support for Microsoft Word documents encoded in text, Html or Rtf format.
  • Added support for multi-selection in the folder selection options of cloud sources. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Optimized OCR extractor to not open multi-frame GIF and TIFF images in write mode.
  • Removed use of Windows messaging system in favor of WCF messaging for executing certain commands in the application. This avoids some potential crashes due to a lack of system resources and some slowdowns in the application.
  • The Microsoft 365 (Outlook) extension is now Microsoft Outlook 365 Online. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Microsoft Office Extensions (Word / Excel / PowerPoint) now display “LibreOffice / OpenOffice” in their titles to clarify support for these documents.
  • Changed the text displayed on indexing progress to clarify how indexing percentage progress works.
  • Added a help button on multi-selection lists in the options.
  • The search history dropdown menu in refinement options now displays in order of use. The most searched options will be displayed first. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • The calculation of the number of results per search category is now performed separately and asynchronously to reduce the delay in displaying results. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Improved error handling in file extractors.
  • Improved the visual of some pop-up windows.
  • Correction of some stop words in the index.
  • Removed QuickTime component support in previewing media files. QuickTime is no longer supported on Windows. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Various optimizations in the management and creation of result list thumbnails. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Updated external library copyrights in the About window.
  • Multiple improvements in the application’s internal memory management.
  • Various improvements to the visual of the application.
  • Updated documentation provided with MSI releases.
  • Added missing functionality in Group Policy (GPO) options.
  • Added French translation in Group Policy options (GPO / ADMX)

Fixes

  • Fixed a potential problem when starting the application for the first time if a license file is specified in the GPO options. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Fixed a potential issue when loading the email tree in the options or refinement of the Emails, Contacts, and Organizer categories.
  • Fixed an issue with indexing and display of search results when Windows regional settings are set to Turkish language. (Index rebuild is required)
  • Fixed a potential issue with highlighting in search results. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Fixed a potential issue when previewing images and videos. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Fixed an issue when using the System Folders and Hidden Files indexing options (Environment Variables).
  • Fixed a potential issue with error handling in some document extractors.
  • Fixed an issue with the “File Folder” refinement with a CDS 8.0.0 and 8.1.0 index where the drive letter was not indexed correctly. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Fixed an issue in filename tokenization. Searching on a filename is now functional without specifying the file extension. (Index rebuild is required)
  • Fixed a potential issue in index error handling.
  • Fixed indexing of Keywords property on some images.
  • Fixed a potential issue with indexing percentage display if certain web browser indexing options are enabled.
  • Fixed a problem preventing the indexing of PDF files in PDF-2.0 format or having a non-standard format (Ex: PDF-1.6f).
  • Fixed an issue preventing the indexing of PDF files with a malformed startxref token.
  • Fixed a potential issue with Google Drive cloud login token refresh. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Fixed a potential issue when displaying available actions on a Microsoft Outlook source search result. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Fixed a potential problem in detecting network shares in UNC format if the share is present but not available.
  • Fixed a potential issue when indexing certain Mozilla Thunderbird folders containing extended ASCII characters.
  • Fixed an issue with the indexing of certain Microsoft Outlook messages. Some HTML tags being present in the extracted text during indexing. (Native Plugin only)
  • Fixed a potential crash when exiting Outlook if the Microsoft Outlook Add-In is used.
  • Fixed a potential issue with the move index option.
  • Fixed an issue with file indexing delays when Smart indexing mode is used.
  • Fixed a potential issue with copying and pasting files from the results list. (Copernic Server Search – Client only)
  • Fixed a potential issue when starting the application.
  • Optimization and fixes for several other issues.
  • Correction of some translations.

Server version 3.1.0.14713 – February 14th, 2022
Client version 8.1.0.14713 – February 14th, 2022

New features

  • Google documents (Docs, Slides, Spreadsheets, Drawings) are now supported by the “Google Drive Extension” (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Indexing of Microsoft Edge browser history and favorites is now supported (Open Tools > Options > Browsers to install the extension).
  • Extended metadata of supported image formats is now indexed. You can view the indexed data by clicking on the “Metadata” tab in the image preview.
  • The indexing process is now prioritized based on certain parameters:
    • Newer items as well as Email/Organizer items are now prioritized.
    • Also, if a tab other than the “All” tab is selected, items in that category will be prioritized.

Changes and improvements

  • Indexed elements from disabled extensions are no longer listed in the Copernic Server Search – Client results list.
  • The “Index in priority” option in the Files options is now back. Folders with this option checked will be prioritized during indexing.
  • The initial configuration is now done asynchronously and speeds up application startup.
  • Added support for the new database format used by Mozilla Thunderbird 93+.
  • Added actions to open items from cloud sources directly in the web browser instead of creating a temporary file on disk (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Addition of an action to open the parent archive on the sub-elements of an archive (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Added actions to search for duplicate files (same file name) as well as to search for files contained in the folder of the selected file (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Updated “File Size” refinement default options: Files (1 KB – 1 MB) / Music (1 MB – 10 MB) / Picture (100 KB – 5 MB) / Video (100 MB – 1 GB) (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Added a “File Source” refinement option to choose between local files or from a cloud source (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Added a “Microsoft 365” option in the “Email Folder” refinement to search for cloud source items only (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Improved loading of thumbnails in result lists (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Improvement to the NEAR operator. Search containing phrases is now supported (“Word1 Word2” NEAR Word3) (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Updated the built-in Chromium browser from version 91.1.23 to version 97.1.12 to incorporate the latest vulnerability fixes.
  • Updated Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime dependencies.
  • Improved PDF Extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Word and LibreOffice Writer Extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Excel and LibreOffice Calc Extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft PowerPoint and LibreOffice Impress Extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft OneNote Extractor.
  • Improved Autodesk AutoCAD Extractor.
  • Improved Adobe Photoshop Extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Visio Extractor.
  • Improved offline PST file Extractor.
  • Updates to Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive and Dropbox cloud source libraries (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Updates to index libraries.

Fixes

  • Fixed a GDI objects leak in the Windows Explorer contextual menu.
  • Update: Fixed detection of mounted network drives when disk or network (VPN) is disconnected to avoid loss of indexed items.
  • Fixed potential issue when the keyboard shortcut property is configured via GPO.
  • Fixed PDF extractor to add support for files in PDF-2.0 format.
  • Fixed an issue with the PDF extractor preventing content from being indexed when the version tag of certain PDF files is non-standard or invalid.
  • Fixed indexing and preview issues with some specific EPUB documents.
  • Fixed an issue with French and Italian articles being removed from indexing regardless of the language of the text.
  • Fixed an issue with the encoding of some Mozilla Thunderbird options folder names.
  • Added a minimal size for the results list (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Fixed an issue with the “File Type” refinement that prevented using more than one file extension at a time (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Fixed a potential issue that could cause some history or favorites items to be reindexed.
  • Fixed an issue with initial indexing that could cause folders already indexed to be re-scanned (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Fixed an issue with the deletion query from the “Categories to display” option. This issue caused items from disabled categories to appear in the results list (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Fixed an issue with indexing offline PST files that prevented root items from being indexed (items that are not in a folder).
  • Added additional validations when closing the index.
  • Fixed a potential issue with Microsoft OneDrive cloud source items causing items to be re-indexed when updating the index (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Fixed a potential issue with the Emails/Organizer options tree that could retain some item inclusions in the configuration after unchecking some folders causing unwanted items to be indexed.
  • Corrupt index message is now displayed on application startup if required files are missing.
  • Optimizations and fixes for several other issues.

Server version 3.0.0.14558 – November 15th, 2021
Client version 8.0.0.14558 – November 15th, 2021

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with the indexing of certain Outlook items causing items to be reindexed during an index update or when items were discovered by the system monitoring when using the Native plugin.
  • Fixed a potential issue with initial indexing that could lead to an index update when the computer is restarted.
  • Fixed an issue with the indexing of names and extensions of attached files of items contained in offline PST archives.
  • Fixed a problem with the drag and drop option in the compact view.

Server version 3.0.0.14423 – October 1st, 2021
Client version 8.0.0.14423 – October 1st, 2021

Fixes

  • Fixed a potential crash when multiple searches are performed one after the other.
  • Fixed a potential crash when activating a cloud source license.
  • Fixed a potential crash when searching in the preview of an item without an active extension/license.
  • Fixed a potential crash when printing a document whose file is inaccessible.
  • Fixed a potential crash when generating thumbnails of some corrupted or inaccessible images.
  • Fixed a rare potential crash when applying changes after saving the configuration.
  • Fixed a rare potential crash when running scheduled tasks in the background.
  • Fixed a rare potential crash when displaying messages in the results list notification area.

Server version 3.0.0.14400 – September 29th, 2021
Client version 8.0.0.14400 – September 29th, 2021

Changes and improvements

  • Temporarily removes the “Index in Priority” files option that causes the indexing to freezes in in certain circumstances.
  • A message has been added at the application startup if a corruption is detected in the current index preventing migration to the index structure of CDS 8. The user now has the choice to close the application or starting it by deleting the old index.
  • Remove all pending sources from the indexing queue after deactivation of a plugin from the Extension / Licenses menu to speed up the index refresh.
  • A progression message has been added when clearing the index to avoid saving the options at the same time.
  • The “Indexing done” message has been re-enabled to visualize the indexing process when documents are scanned but not indexed (Ex: deleted or moved emails).
  • Improved PDF extractor.
  • Max document count on result tabs is now 99 999 instead of 999.

Fixes

  • Fixed a problem in the new index requiring the usage of the .NET Framework 4.7.1+. The minimal required version of .NET Framework is now 4.6.2.
  • Fixed a potential crash while updating the indexing progress status.
  • Fixed a potential freeze when closing the options window.
  • Fixed a potential freeze while performing the “Clear index and reindex all”.
  • Fixed a potential problem when an error is detected in indexing queue at startup preventing the recreation of the queue and application startup.
  • Fixed the document count on the Indexing Status view. The count is now showing the actual indexed documents without pending deleted documents in index.
  • Fixed the maximum token length when using an old index which prevented some documents from being indexed.
  • Added a timeout on queue pausing while closing the application to prevent a freeze while application is closing.
  • Added missing Chromium dlls that prevented document preview from showing on a not updated Windows 7.
  • Fixed the Chromium local folder creation. The folder is now created inside the Copernic configuration folder.
  • Optimized the Indexing Status view refreshing.
  • Optimized the internal indexing status calls.
  • Fixed a problem in the Indexing & Performance options view preventing the label “Schedule” to be shown.

Server version 3.0.0.14326 – September 1st, 2021
Client version 8.0.0.14326 – September 1st, 2021

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue when upgrading from a Copernic version prior to Version 8 when deleted docs files are present in the index folder. This was preventing the index upgrade and Copernic startup.

Server version 3.0.0.14301 – August 31th, 2021
Client version 8.0.0.14301 – August 31th, 2021

Information

  • *** .NET Framework 4.7.1 or more recent is required ***

New major feature

  • Small redesign of the user interface of Copernic Desktop Search and Copernic Server Search in order to harmonize the colors.
  • Major update of the index. Creating a new index is NOT required, but an upgrade of the index files is required the first time you start the application. The indexing and search format will be preserved, but reindexing may be necessary in order to take advantage of the new indexing and search improvements (See points with the mention [Requires re-indexing]). ***
  • New display option that indicate the indexing progress by displaying the percentage of elements remaining to be processed.
  • New ‘Indexing error’ sorting option in all results lists allowing to display the indexing problems of indexed items if they are in error.

Changes and improvements

  • [Requires re-indexing] Words containing a period ‘.’ without a space or an underscore ‘_’ are now kept as is in the index to improve the search for numbers, web addresses or labels.
  • [Requires re-indexing] Added support for French and Italian elisions.
  • [Requires re-indexing] Added additional common words in different languages to reduce index size.
  • [Requires re-indexing] Search allows you to search for words containing accents without specifying the accent in the search terms. The highlighting in the results list is also adjusted for this purpose.
  • Update of the integrated Chromium browser from version 88.2.90 to version 91.1.230 in order to integrate the latest vulnerability fixes.
  • Several improvements to the ITR / OCR engine.
  • Improved PDF extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Word and LibreOffice Writer extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Excel and LibreOffice Calc extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft PowerPoint and LibreOffice Impress extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft OneNote extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Autodesk AutoCAD extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Adobe Photoshop extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Microsoft Visio extractor.
  • Updates to libraries of cloud sources Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive and Dropbox.
  • Optimized indexing of picture files. Use of the MetadataExtractor library to replace Aspose.Imaging. Less resource use, faster indexing, and support for new file formats.
  • Optimized indexing of Adobe PDF files. Use of the PdfPig library to replace Aspose.PDF. Less resource usage, faster indexing, and fixes many issues of slowness and excessive memory usage.
  • The extraction of content extracted by the OCR extension is now processed at the same time as the extraction of text in order to avoid opening the file twice.
  • Added support for indexing the properties of RAW pictures: arw (Sony RAW), cr2 (Canon RAW), nef (Nikon RAW), orf (Olympus RAW), rw2 (Panasonic RAW), rwl (Leica RAW), srw (Samsung RAW), dcr (Kodak RAW), raf (FujiFilm RAW)
  • Added an option “RAW Camera Images” in the “File Type” refinement to find this type of pictures.
  • Added an option “UI Language” in the advanced options to allow you to choose the display language of the application. An option has been added to the ADMX administration files.
  • Improved Asian language search. Keyword research without using quotes is now functional.
  • Added the number of elements on each results groups in the Detailed and Thumbnails results lists.
  • Optimization of the time required to perform a search when the indexation is in progress.
  • Optimization of the results list refreshing when performing a new search or when the ‘Reset’ button is pressed.
  • Improved indexing in “Smart” mode. Source discovery is now faster in order to speed up the indexing startup and the indexing time between two files has been shortened.
  • Indexed content is now preserved for a period of 30 days after expiration or removal of a license to allow reinstallation or reactivation after activation without loss of items.
  • The preview of an item whose extension has a deactivated extension now allows the extension to be reactivated directly from the preview.
  • Improved app shutdown time when mail sources are loading.
  • Improved index update when deactivating an extension.
  • Added an additional step to the Introduction to explain how to import a license file.
  • Added progress indication when saving options takes a long time.
  • Addition of “Description”, “Copyright” and “Author” properties on TIFF type images.
  • Addition of a refinement option “@content=” to allow searching only in the text and OCR content of documents.
  • Addition of a refinement option “@keywords= / @motscles=” in order to allow searching in the “Keywords” property of documents.
  • Indexing of ZIP archives no longer systematically writes to disk in order to reduce disk usage and speed up indexing.
  • Optimized execution time when validating the type of files during the indexing process.
  • Major optimization of indexing time for small files.
  • Activation of the “memory preference” option when opening Excel files in order to reduce the memory usage of large files.
  • Optimisation de l’indexation des objets contenus dans les fichiers AutoCAD permettant une indexation plus rapide de ces fichiers.
  • Added missing properties on AutoCAD file indexing.
  • Optimization of extraction time and memory usage of indexing AutoCAD and Photoshop files.
  • Optimization of resource dictionaries loading.
  • Documents supporting OCR extraction are now re-scanned when activating the ITR extension in order to index the associated content.
  • The system icon is now displayed in the Detailed and Thumbnail lists if the image extraction is in error.
  • Optimization of the loading of the list of associated documents / attachments in the preview header. The list is no longer loaded if the source archive contains too many elements (more than 1500) to not freeze the UI.

Fixes

  • Fixed detection of network disks when disk or network (VPN) is disconnected to avoid loss of indexed items.
  • Improvement in the destruction of index objects when closing the application in order to avoid possible corruption of the index.
  • Improved integrity check of index segments when compressing the index to avoid propagating corruptions.
  • Fixed a potential issue in the preview causing a looped selection highlight of the searched word.
  • Fixed a potential issue with the preview that could prevent the preview from being displayed by keeping the text “Loading preview …” displayed.
  • Correction of a problem with the search containing extended unicode character (Ex: Hindi language).
  • Fixed a problem with text highlighting in the results list that could cause some text to be incorrectly displayed and / or duplicated.
  • Fixed a potential issue when loading web pages in the preview that could cause a web page to open in the default web browser if an automated link is present in the page.
  • Fixed saving configuration file. The backup is now only saved after a certain period of time to avoid system corruption if a Windows error occurs.
  • Fixed keyword position when previewing PDF file.
  • Fixed preview of Arabic language Microsoft Word documents.
  • Correction to the display of the message indicating that the initial indexing is in progress. The message is sometimes deleted before the end of the initial indexing.
  • Correction to license expiration messages in the user interface.
  • The ‘Site’ refinement option now searches in the URL field instead of the web page title.
  • Correction of the URL encoding of History and Favorite items in order to avoid duplicate items in the index.
  • Fixed exact phrase search when a ‘?’ is present in the search phrase. The search returned no results.
  • Removed support for Excel files saved in HTML format, this format causes indexing blocking problems when they are read.
  • Fixed indexing of “Comment” property of JPEG images.
  • Fixed a potential issue when importing / exporting a corrupt / invalid license file.
  • Fixed a potential problem with some index fields that could exceed the maximum size of a unicode string.
  • Fixed an issue with the “First Time Introduction” option enabled by GPO causing the option to be displayed each time the application is started.
  • Removed “Server Search” section from Copernic Desktop Search ADMX file. The Copernic Server Search – Client file should be used instead.
  • Fixed a potential memory issue when processing diagram files.
  • Fixed issue with saving file extensions in config file.
  • The indexing of PDF files is no longer in error if only the content of the bookmarks is in error.
  • Added missing translation files for Microsoft Office 365 extension.
  • Fixed an issue causing indexing to freeze when an empty PDF file is indexed.
  • Correction of selection in the Detailed and Thumbnail results lists after scrolling in the view. The selection is now maintained when you navigate subsequently with the keyboard arrows.
  • Fixed image navigation using the image preview navigation buttons.
  • Correction of copy/paste in the results lists. The selected items are now correctly copied.
  • Fixed a possible crash when closing Windows causing the “Memory could not be read” error message to appear.
  • Fixed an issue with the Microsoft Office 365 extension when a license is deactivated/expired causing a connection request even if the extension is no longer active.
  • Fixed a potential crash when loading the options email tree when the Microsoft Office extension is disabled.
  • Fixed a potential issue when indexing a Visio document if the Language property is missing.
  • Fixed an issue with the preview of Microsoft Visio documents resulting in a blank display.
  • Corrected the preview color of AutoCAD documents. The display is now monochrome in order to display white content on a white background.

Server version 2.2.0.14053 – May 25th, 2021
Client version 7.2.0.14053 – May 25th, 2021

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with the recent changes on Microsoft OneDrive and Microsoft 365 (Outlook) preventing the download and preview of items.

Server version 2.2.0.13953 – March 31th, 2021
Client version 7.2.0.13953 – March 31th, 2021

New major feature

  • Microsoft 365 cloud extension. Add the ability to index emails, calendars, tasks and contacts of a Microsoft 365 account without Microsoft Outlook installed on computer. Uses the same account as the Microsoft OneDrive cloud source. (Requires read/write permissions on emails in order to index content and perform certain actions (ex: forward and message deletion) and reading permission for calendars, tasks and contacts) (Must be purchased) (Included in Professional and Advanced Editions) (Copernic Server Search – Client only)

Changes & Improvements

  • Update of the integrated Chromium browser from version 86.0.241 to version 88.2.90 in order to address the latest vulnerabilities fixes.
  • Minor improvements to the ITR/OCR engine.
  • Improved PDF extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Word and LibreOffice Writer extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Excel and LibreOffice Calc extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft PowerPoint and LibreOffice Impress extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft OneNote extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Autodesk AutoCAD extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Adobe Photoshop extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Microsoft Visio extractor.
  • Improved preview of Microsoft Word files. Searching is now possible in entire document text (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Options view modifications to better centralize the cloud sources options (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Folder selection window updated to use the actual Windows style that offer network folder selection.
  • Add a system monitor to automatically pause the indexation when putting Windows in sleep or in hibernation.
  • Memory usage optimization when loading and disposing thumbnail images from the results list (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Optimization of Google Drive cloud source calls to use asynchronous calls when available (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • The default value for the scheduled update of mail, calendar, task and contact items is now every 2 days instead of every day.
  • Some improvements to ITR/OCR engine with Chinese language (Requires Text Recognition extension).
  • Updates to libraries of cloud sources Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive and Dropbox (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Reorganization of cloud source plugins libraries (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Windows Live Mail support removed from Windows 10.
  • Remove Outlook Express support.

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with Microsoft OneDrive and Google Drive cloud source IDs causing incomplete indexing of folder content. (Copernic Server Search – Client only) *** A re-indexing of these sources is necessary ***
  • Fixed an issue preventing the index from being saved when closing Windows when indexing is complete causing re-indexing of the last folders on restart.
  • Fixed a potential memory issue if an error occurs while downloading file information from a cloud source (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Fixed a potential error with the Copernic context menu.
  • Fixed a potential issue when indexing particular PDF files that could cause excessive CPU usage and a “timeout” during indexing.
  • Fixed a potential memory leak when indexing PDF documents.
  • Fixed the “Keywords” property of some images with properties in XPM Dublin Core format.
  • Fixed a version mismatch between different uses of the System.Net.Http library.
  • Fixed some texts in the content of the introduction pages.
  • Added additional validation before re-adding a cloud source to the index queue (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Fixed icons of calendar or task type items with attachments.
  • Removal of some unused external libraries.

Server version 2.1.3.13797 – January 14th, 2021
Client version 7.1.3.13797 – January 14th, 2021

Changes & Improvements

  • Dropbox API connection update in order to use short-lived tokens (Copernic Server Search – Client only). *** A new authorization will be required on first boot following the update ***
  • Update of the integrated Chromium browser from version 75.1.14 to version 86.0.241 in order to address the CVE-2020-16013, CVE-2020-16017 and CVE-2020-15999 vulnerabilities.
  • Update of the log4net library (logging) to address the CVE-2018-1285 vulnerability.
  • Updates to libraries of cloud sources Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive and Dropbox (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Loading optimization of the integrated Chromium browser.
  • Optimized the download size and API calls for the Microsoft OneDrive cloud source (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Several improvements to the ITR/OCR engine.
  • Improved PDF extractor.
  • Improved loading of PDF documents.
  • Improved Microsoft Word and LibreOffice Writer extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Excel and LibreOffice Calc extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft PowerPoint and LibreOffice Impress extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft OneNote extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Autodesk AutoCAD extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Adobe Photoshop extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Microsoft Visio extractor.
  • Memory usage optimization when loading and disposing thumbnail images from the results list (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Addition of a memory quota for images extraction.
  • GUI system resources optimization.
  • Improved offline activation process.
  • Added support for MHTML extension (Only MHT extension was supported previously).
  • Addition of an option allowing the deletion on a license key in the “Extensions / Licenses” menu.
  • Improvements to the license validation process when starting the application.
  • Added a button on the offline activation window to create an auto-generated email message in the default email software.
  • Addition of an additional status on the splash screen to add more information on loading sources.
  • Added a message in the preview area to inform if the preview option is disabled in the options (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Increased the delay before indexing after Copernic startup to ensure that Windows is started and ready.
  • Extensions options (Cloud Sources and ITR / OCR) now hidden from options menu if disabled by GPO (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Added the ability to reverse the sort order on a click of the result list sort order selector image (Copernic Server Search – Client only).

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue while extracting documents content that prevented more than one item to be extracted and previewed at a time. (This fix greatly improves indexing and preview speed.)
  • Fixed an issue causing the message “Extension already imported” to be displayed when importing licenses if the current licenses have expired, preventing their reactivation.
  • Fixed an issue with search causing an infinite display of the text “Searching …” preventing the display of results (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Fixed a problem with search in refinements if reserved terms are used (AND, OR, NEAR, EXCEPT, EXCLUDE, etc) (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Fixed an issue while adding folders to index to avoid a potential re-indexation of certain files if a folder is specified multiple times.
  • Fixed a problem when reading the Mozilla Thunderbird profile if the path contains accents.
  • Fixed text extraction from Adobe Photoshop images with no layers and flattened.
  • Fixed an issue preventing the extraction and preview of certain PPT (Microsoft PowerPoint) files.
  • Fixed an issue with content extraction of specific Microsoft Excel files.
  • Fixed a problem when extracting the properties of certain PDF files preventing the complete extraction of a document and causing a timeout after an hour.
  • Fixed a potential issue with image preview sometimes preventing the image from displaying (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Fixed a potential issue with the preview of Outlook items preventing the preview loading on some occasions (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Fixed a potential splash screen crash if Windows Media Player is disabled in Windows.
  • Fixed a potential error when extracting image properties.
  • Fixed “Keywords” property of images in XPM Dublin Core format.
  • Date refinement correction. The search was not launched when clicking on the Enter button (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Fixed saving and loading of the position and size of the compact results list columns (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Fixed autocomplete boxes default size (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Fixed an issue with the “system folder” refinement when used in the search bar (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Fixed missing display of the number of indexed elements (Copernic Server Search only).
  • Fixed the download quota for cloud options in GPO files (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Fixed various GPO options.
  • Corrections German and Spanish translations.
  • Optimizations and fixes for several other issues.

Server version 2.1.2.13454 – March 9th, 2020
Client version 7.1.2.13454 – March 9th, 2020

Changes & Improvements

  • Renamed files in MSI package to correspond to the actual application name.
  • Added CSS quick guides in MSI package.
  • Added support of * (multiple character) and ? (single character) wildcard characters in queries performed in the search bar.

Fixes

  • Fixed the Mozilla Thunderbird extension to support non default profiles location and naming.
  • Fixed potential problems with licenses import and renew after expiration.
  • Fixed license activation and views.
  • Fixed initial configuration loading view.
  • Fixed document count visibility in indexing status view.
  • Fixed NEAR operator when the ITR (OCR) extension is enable.
  • Fixed search queries that used reserved words. Some of these queries was returning zero results.

Server version 2.1.2.13408 – February 25th, 2020
Client version 7.1.2.13408 – February 25th, 2020

Changes & Improvements

  • Upgraded build process to build against Visual Studio 2019 instead of Visual Studio 2015.
  • Upgraded the Mozilla Thunderbird extension to support Thunderbird version 67 and up.
  • Updated the Chromium integrated browser from version 73 to version 75.
  • Improved sources detection on index updates by not enqueuing sources that are not enabled in “Extenions” menu.
  • Improved file folders enqueuing by detecting duplicated sub-inclusions to not enqueue a folder twice in the indexing queue.
  • Added a Google’s branded authentication button for the Google Drive cloud option.
  • Add content from “Bookmarks” as indexed content from PDF documents.
  • Improved Autodesk AutoCAD extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft PowerPoint and LibreOffice Impress extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Excel and LibreOffice Calc extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft OneNote extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Visio diagram extractor.
  • Updated Google drive api.

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with specific folders in the Mozilla Thunderbird email options that shown invalid encoded characters and subfolders.
  • Fixed a potential problem while opening recurring appointments in external applications like Microsoft Outlook and Mozilla Thunderbird.
  • Fixed an issue with temporary folder that prevented the deletion of temporary files after usage.
  • Fixed a potential dll registration issue with IBM Notes that could prevent product installation.
  • Fixed detection of “Keyword” tag in JPEG images created with Adobe Photoshop containing Dublin Core tags.
  • Fixed an issue with cloud source indexating causing the contents of the “Trash” folder to be indexed.
  • Fixed an issue with the refresh of the Dropbox option panel preventing refresh after activation in the “Extensions” menu.
  • Fixed an issue with the detection of offline licences that that prevents the usage of the application in a complete offline mode.
  • Fixed a potential problem while importing licenses file if licences are already imported. Licences are now updated accordingly if licences differ.
  • Fixed a potential problem preventing the licenses de-authentication while uninstalling the application.
  • Fixed a potential crash while changing the Indexing Performance option from Smart to Unrestricted.
  • Optimization of the loading of bitmap images inside the application in order to avoid “Out of memory” exceptions of a .NET bug.
  • Fixed an issue with the “Copy as path” option on local files right-click menu that prevents the file path to be copied in clipboard.
  • Fixed some typos in some languages.
  • Many optimizations, corrections and fixes.

Server version 2.1.1.13215 – November 19th, 2019
Client version 7.1.1.13215 – November 19th, 2019

Changes & Improvements

  • Added property field “Keywords” to the indexed content of TIFF pictures.

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue that prevent the indexation of OCR content on many documents.
  • Fixed a potential crash with the preview component when the element to preview is missing or impossible to preview.
  • Fixed potential crashes with the cloud connections.
  • Fixed an issue that triggered an email update during Outlook startup if the Outlook Add-In was used.
  • Fixed an issue with the file copy and drag and drop feature that added the “.eml” extension to attachment files.
  • Fixed an issue with the contextual menu that was showing twice in the quick access menu of Windows Explorer.
  • Fixed Outlook Add-In for x86 build. Can now run on x64 Windows version.
  • Fixed a typo in German.
  • Fixed a potential crash with the license check service.
  • Fixed a potential crash with the search history.
  • Fixed a potential crash with the temporary folder files deletion task.

Server version 2.1.0.13183 – November 4th, 2019
Client version 7.1.0.13183 – November 4th, 2019

Changes & Improvements

  • Prefefined file types refinement options are now searching in exact match to show only relevant search results.

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue preventing the main window from being displayed using the Start menu or desktop shortcuts when the app is running in the background.
  • Fixed potential crashes with the cloud connections.
  • Fixed a problem with the Microsoft Word extractor that prevent the preview to be shown.
  • Fixed a potential crash with the preview component.

Server version 2.1.0.13154 – October 29th, 2019
Client version 7.1.0.13154 – October 29th, 2019

Fixes

  • Fixed a potential crash with Google Drive cloud.
  • Fixed a potential crash with the email tree update.
  • Fixed a potential crash with the Smart Indexing Performance monitoring.

Server version 2.1.0.13135 – October 21th, 2019
Client version 7.1.0.13135 – October 21th, 2019

New major features

  • Microsoft Visio diagram extension. (Must be purchased)
  • Adobe Photoshop pictures extensions. Can now index PSD and PSB files. (Must be purchased)
  • Autodesk AutoCAD extension. Can now index DWG and DXF files. (Must be purchased)
  • A context menu in Windows Explorer is now available. Add quick actions on folders and files.

Changes & Improvements

  • Add an option in files indexion options to speed up the indexation of selected directories. (Scanned folders will be added to a priority queue.)
  • Improved installer packaging that is now a dedicated 64 bit executable. (32 bit version available on demand)
  • Improved Microsoft Excel and LibreOffice Calc extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft PowerPoint and LibreOffice Impress extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft OneNote extractor.
  • Improved PDF extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Word and LibreOffice Writer extractor.
  • Improved offline PST extractor.
  • Improved ePub extractor. Now showing cover and images in preview.
  • Dramatically improved OCR speed and accuracy.
  • Improved OneDrive cloud authentication. Now supports MSAL V3.
  • Improved error handling and messages in the license import window showing at startup.
  • Added a more clear error message when importing a license files already authenticated.
  • Added an option to limit the size of the files that could be indexed as content from cloud sources. (Available in Indexing & Performance options. Set to 50 Mb as default.)
  • Added an option in configuration file to change the preview delay of PDF files preview.
  • Added the “Keyword” field of pictures in the indexed properties.
  • Update licenses in About view.

Fixes

  • Fixed a potential crash with Google Drive cloud when authentication token expires.
  • Fixed a problem with clouds that prevent files types set as “Properties only” to be indexed.
  • Fixed a problem with the PDF preview that prevent the search term to be highlited and scrolled at first appearance.
  • Fixed a potential memory leak while indexing some problematic PDF files.
  • Fixed a potential crash with Microsoft Outlook initialization.
  • Fixed a potential UI freeze when the Microsoft Outlook Add-In calls a refresh of the folders tree view.
  • Fixed a problem with the Microsoft Outlook attachements that prevent showing the right icon and actions in the search results.
  • Fixed a potential crash when importing a corrupted PST file.
  • Fixed a problem that prevent the importation of PST files with file extension in upper case.
  • Fixed a potential crash in files and cloud files options views.
  • Fixed a problem that prevent the modification of the root folder in the Dropbox options.
  • Fixed a potential crash with the indexing status view.
  • Fixed a potential problem while saving or loading the refinements history.
  • Fixed a problem that could prevent the preview to be shown if processing takes more that one minute. Timeout has been adjusted.
  • Fixed the error messages while importing a license file from the “Extensions” menu.
  • Fixed the license import via GPO if there is already other licenses on the target computer. Now force a reauthentication with the licenses set by GPO.
  • Fixed some translations.
  • Fixed many problems.

Server version 2.0.1.12844 – May 2nd, 2019
Client version 7.0.4.12844 – May 2nd, 2019

Changes & Improvements

  • Added an option in the extensions store to use legacy extractors on extensions that allow it (Requires reindexation of associated files) (Copernic Server Search only).

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue preventing the indexing of certain protected PDF documents but having permission to copy the content.
  • Fixed a problem that could cause the application to close when indexing a Dropbox cloud source.
  • Fixed a potential problem when validating licenses when behind a proxy.

Server version 2.0.1.12773 – March 19th, 2019
Client version 7.0.4.12773 – March 19th, 2019

Fixes

  • Fixed a problem that prevented the application to starts minimized when started at Windows startup.
  • Fixed a potential problem with the expired licenses validation.

Server version 2.0.1.12745 – March 11th, 2019
Client version 7.0.4.12743 – March 11th, 2019

Changes & Improvements

  • “Copernic Search Server” is now “Copernic Server Search”.
  • “Copernic Desktop Search Enterprise” is now “Copernic Server Search – Client”.
  • Hide message “For this category, the sources have not been configured” when “Server” search option is selected (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Option “Starts application when Windows starts” is now “Starts application at logon” (Copernic Server Search only).
  • Improved Microsoft Excel extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft PowerPoint extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft OneNote extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Word extractor.
  • Improved PDF extractor.
  • Improved OpenOffice Impress (ODP) extractor.
  • Improved detection of text on black and white or high brightness pictures or documents processed by OCR (Requires Image Text Recognition extension).
  • Improved clouds indexation. Folders containing hundreds of folders/files are now indexed (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Added support of PDF files that are password protected for modifications.
  • Improved the licensing importation, expiration and renewal processes.
  • Small improvements in extensions store.
  • Expand / Collapsed state on Detailed and Thumbnail views is now preserved.

Fixes

  • Fixed a potential indexing problem while refreshing cloud sources (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Fixed attachments opening outside Copernic from PST files.
  • Fixed a potential crash with Dropbox and Microsoft OneDrive clouds (Copernic Server Search – Client only).
  • Fixed @emailfoder= search expression. Can now search in email path.
  • Fixed a potential problem with email tree while loading in refinements.
  • Fixed a problem at startup with the plugins that are not automatically enabled at startup.
  • Fixed indexing errors with Microsoft Excel extension.
  • Fixed extraction of MSG files on disk.
  • Fixed some issues with PDF files indexation.
  • Fixed browsers GPOs options.
  • Fixed problem with sources not automatically added to index when adding sources by GPOs.
  • Fixed an issue with the NetOffice library.
  • Fixed some problems with the compact view.
  • Fixed issues in signatures.
  • Added some missing Korean translations.
  • Fixed some issues with translations.
  • Many corrections and fixes.

Server version 2.0.0.12403 – November 14, 2018
Client version 7.0.3.12403 – November 14, 2018

Note: A re-indexation of files may be necessary to handle extractors changes.

Changes & Improvements

  • Added an administrative template file (admx/adm) for Copernic Search Server configuration.
  • Improved Copernic Search Server options. Changes does not requires a restart of the application.
  • Added specific icons for Copernic Search Server and Copernic Desktop Search Enterprise.
  • Improved icons and thumbnails sharpness and resolution in result lists.
  • Added new search extensions.
  • Added a new extension manager to manage search extensions.
  • Added a new extension to search Google Drive (Copernic Desktop Search Enterprise only).
  • Added a new extension to search Microsoft OneDrive(Copernic Desktop Search Enterprise only).
  • Added a new extension to search Dropbox(Copernic Desktop Search Enterprise only).
  • Added new major feature: Image Text Recognition feature (OCR) for pictures, PDF, Microsoft Word, Microsoft OneNote, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel and Epub.
  • Improved Microsoft Word extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft Excel extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft PowerPoint extractor.
  • Improved Microsoft OneNote extractor.
  • Improved Adobe PDF file extractor.
  • Improved preview for Microsoft Word, Excel and OneNote.
  • Online Microsoft OneNote files are now indexed (Requires Microsoft OneDrive extension).
  • Added an option in the context menu of the selected file to list the indexed properties.
  • Added an option at startup to handle expired licenses more gracefully.
  • Offline PST files are now rescanned only when they are modified.
  • Improved handling of unsupported characters while extracting documents content.
  • Improved Gif image recognition.
  • Added support for .jfif, .jfi and .dng formats.
  • Improved extraction process.
  • Added a new online Support section in English.
  • Improved the File Types List in the Option.
  • Added the Filename Only for disabled extensions.
  • Improved GPO deployment.
  • Added support for the content of TIFF picture file type.
  • Improved localization.
  • Improved pause management when content extraction is being processed.
  • Changed the maximum and default values for extraction threads.
  • Added new extractor for .msg files (included in the Microsoft Outlook extension)
  • Added 2 new languages for the user interface: Japanese and Korean.

Fixes

  • Fixed a problem with the search source selector.
  • Fixed a problem with the search feature that prevented the search from running.
  • Fixed a problem when indexing files without extension.
  • Fixed an issue with the preview zone scaling.
  • Fixed an issue while indexing Microsoft Word documents that are currently opened in Microsoft Word.
  • Fixed some issues with Microsoft Outlook detection, connexion and actions usage.
  • Fixed a potential crash issue that could occur if too many elements are change or delete from the options.
  • Fixed an issue with Microsoft Excel extension.
  • Fixed an issue with Microsoft PowerPoint extension.
  • Fixed potential crashes that may occur during indexing.
  • Fixed a problem with previewing PDF files if certain characters are present in the file path.
  • Fixed indexing issues with pictures.
  • Fixed some GPOs options.
  • Fixed a problem with source inclusions in Group Policies (GPO). Added sources are now automatically scanned.
  • Fixed an issue with configuration save.
  • Fixed some issues with locked PST files in the options window.
  • Fixed issues with some strings inside the application.
  • Fixed highlighting issues in the standard view.
  • Fixed an issue with icons and thumbnails inside the results list.
  • Fixed an issue with the Outlook connector.
  • Fixed an issue with the file types.
  • Fixed extraction issues for PDF, Images and Microsoft Office.
  • Fixed an issue with “The initial indexation is currently running.” status.
  • Removed the “Maximum file size for content indexing” in the options.
  • Fixed an issue with the Smart Indexing Performance monitoring.
  • Fixed an issue with the refine criteria for Image and Video size.
  • Fixed an issue with the Proxy Authentication window.
  • Fixed an issue with the refine criteria for System Folder.
  • Fixed an issue with the File Type List in the Options.
  • Fixed an Outlook add-in issue.
  • Fixed a license importation issue.
  • Fixed a configuration file issue.
  • Fixed an issue while saving the application configuration.
  • Fixed an issue with the refine criteria for Email Folder.
  • Fixed an export issue for sub-documents.
  • Fixed a crash issue when importing an unformatted license file.
  • Fixed multiple issues with cloud services when losing an Internet connection.
  • Added missing resources files in About view.
  • Fixed an issue with ICO picture files indexation.
  • Fixed a crash issue when using navigation in picture previews.
  • Fixed a crash issue when performing multiple queries in a row.
  • Fixed a crash with the Microsoft Outlook restart procedure if the Copernic Desktop Search and Outlook processes does not run on the same Windows user.
  • Fixed a potential crash issue while performing actions on search results.
  • Fixed a potential crash while saving options if other processing is occurring in the background.
  • Fixed a potential crash while loading the email tree in options.
  • Fixed a potential crash while using the Indexing Performance monitoring.
  • Fixed an issue with file indexing that could result in longer than usual processing time on some files.
  • Fixed an issue that led to download external data if hyperlinks was included in Microsoft Word documents.
  • Fixed a memory leak and properties load exceptions for picture extraction.
  • Fixed an issue with the system date field extraction that could cause a re-indexation of already scanned documents.
  • Fixed a potential leak with Outlook.
  • Fixed a licensing issue while uninstalling the application.
  • Fixed some issues with the installer and the 64-bit version.
  • Fixed an issue with the first time indexing message centre.
  • Fixed multiple translations in German.
  • Fixed an issue with saving the configuration file.
  • Fixed some crashes in the application.
  • Fixed issues in the user interface and translations.
  • Fixed typo in installer.
  • Many corrections and fixes.