Big improvements to window management especially when starting a group call/chat and minor feature improvements. If you experience a bug when the call suddenly crash, please send me your log (Preferences > Show debug log) to email@example.com
Updated to the latest version of WebRTC
We removed the sound wave, microphone icon now indicates your voice
A bug where duplicated chats appeared in the main menu
A bug when a screen sharing went black and presenter’s screen disappeared
A bug when chat window opened on the left side of the screen
A bug when chat windows won’t resize when dragged
Opening existing/new chat behavior from the main menu
Chat windows management and behavior when starting a group chat/call
Reconnecting behavior after your internet connection dropped
Released 11 May, 2017. Build 1494544426
This a quick bug fix release with minor feature improvements.
List of recent chats to the main menu
Separator for new messages in chat
Popup’s shadow is now same like any other window
Sending messages to someone who is offline
Group chat threading
Released 4 May, 2017. Build 1493917082
We’ve been busy the past couple of weeks, this build contains a lots of bug fixes and improvements related to chat! 🎉
Group chat is still a bit experimental and work-on-progress so there might be some known bugs—we’re working on them!
As always, send us your feedback! You can click Beam icon in menubar and then click Send Feedback button to chat with one of us. Or use this 1 min survey, much appreciated 🙏
You can now have multiple windows open at the same time
A new button in the toolbar to easily add people to chat or calls
You can now drop and share files right in chat
Now by default when you click on someone, we first open the popup with options to call or chat. You can disable this behavior in preferences by checking click-to-talk.
Sometimes your call could randomly drop
Bug fixes related to calls and screen sharing
Maximize/minimize window, remember window’s last position and size
Avatar placeholders, now more fun and colorful
Chat has been completely rewritten and is now much more stable and faster
Released 3 April, 2017. Build 1491230271
Option to enable/disable click-to-calk in preferences
Shortcut alt+click on user icon to quickly start chatting
Better grouping of messages in chat
Settings windows behavior when not on the top
Released 30 March, 2017. Build 1490915672
BIG NEWS: You can now chat 💬 with your team!
We've been working on the this for last 3 months and we're excited to finally share this early version with you.
We wanted to make it fun, different and real time... go ahead a try it with your team! 😎
Note: It's a bit buggy and it's not yet multi-chat friendly (we're working on it as we speak)... but hey, that's why it's Beta :) Let me know via the Feedback button in main menu if you find something odd or buggy 🙏
Released 13 March, 2017. Build 1489429349
Starting a new week with a new build! Bug fixes and stability improvements as usual.
Released 10 March, 2017. Build 1489176120
Bug fixes and stability improvements!
Annoying update popup showing up all the time
Deleting users from bigger teams
Sharing tooltip behavior
Released 7 March, 2017. Build 1488918068
Quick hot fixes for previous build.
Released 7 March, 2017. Build 1488879388
This release contains a completely new invite flow and stability improvements. It’s now super easy to invite specific people from your Slack team with just one click 🚀
Share link to your team’s signup link with teammates
A ton of small bug fixes
A bug when Beam didn’t load after sleep
A bug where the app started beachballing at launch
Changes in user status
Reaching out to people who aren’t on Beam yet
Released 25 February, 2017. Build 1488047405
This is a **bug fix** release with minor feature improvements.
Give it a try (especially try screen sharing) and let us know what do you think in this [quick survey](https://iter.ly/ki89c) 🙏
Remember last used team after relaunch
Beachballing and unresponsive app after launch or after a call
Correct timer if a call is longer than 1 hour
Wrongly set user status making the user unavailable for others
Only black screen is visible when screen sharing
Screen sharing stability and flow (next up: better quality)
Released 21 February, 2017. Build 1487693625
More bug fixes and stability improvements! It would be extremely helpful if you share some feedback… here’s a quick survey 🙏
Released 16 February, 2017. Build 1487264021
This a bug fix release with improvements to screen sharing and connectivity issues.
Released 10 February, 2017. Build 1486755237
This is a quick hotfix release.
Some of you might have experienced an issue while starting a call Beam would fail to connect you.
Also there is a potential bugfix for bad quality while sharing screens. If you had some issues with screen sharing it would be great if you can test it and let us know if it’s better now in Slack 🙏
We’re now using Intercom for feedback, let’s chat!
Released 8 February, 2017. Build 1486569148
This a quick bug fix release with minor feature improvements.
Call window position when you have secondary display (Alma 👋)
Released 7 February, 2017. Build 1486490016
This a quick bug fix release.
Released 6 February, 2017. Build 1486402103
We have finally fixed the mysterious connection bug many of you have experienced! Making calls should now be much quicker and stable. We also did a ton of improvements under the hood and tweaks to screen sharing.
Small video preview while sharing a screen and when screen sharing window is minimized
A bug when screen sharing video appeared small in a black container
Connectivity problems after the Power Nap and sleep mode
Audio and screen sharing quality
Released 1 February, 2017. Build 1485953235
This a bug fix release with minor feature improvements.
Released 27 January, 2017. Build 1485542615
This release features fixes and improvements to the previously released File Sharing feature. Read more about it on the blog post.
Sending invites and disappearing Invite people button
URL scheme handling of beta vs production builds
Avatar upload and edit
Released 26 January, 2017. Build 1485469963
This release features File Sharing, a new way how to share files with your team while in a call. Version 0.6 also fixes minor issues and stability improvements.