Serial

Release Notes

May 15, 2017

Serial 1.3.2

  • Fixed bug with raw binary file transfer mode
  • Fixed bug when overwriting a received file that already exists
  • Other minor fixes and improvements
May 5, 2017

Serial 1.3.1

  • Improved text pacing
  • Improved reconnect reliability for devices that cycle on/off the USB bus frequently
  • Fixed potential hang with some USB-connected Cisco devices
  • Added X/YMODEM file transfer options
  • Reduced scrollback memory usage
  • Added keyboard shortcuts for file transfers
  • Right-click in terminal window to quickly access profiles
  • Other improvements and bug fixes
Mar 23, 2017

Serial 1.3.0

  • Profiles
  • Logging
  • Timestamps
  • Automatic line wrapping
  • Send string with hex support
  • In-app help
  • Connect/disconnect option
  • Improved support for CH340/CH341 devices
  • Emulated XON/XOFF flow control where hardware support is lacking
  • Emulated break support where hardware/kernel driver support is lacking
  • Right-click to paste option (off by default)
  • Character delay option
  • Rewritten XMODEM and YMODEM implementations
  • ZMODEM support
  • Kermit support
  • Improved text pacing
  • Option to disable preserve prompt on Clear All
  • Dozens of bug fixes
Oct 20, 2016

Serial 1.2.5

  • Suppress device in-use warnings for some applications that indiscriminately touch all USB devices while running
  • Fixed bug affecting file transfers
Oct 13, 2016

Serial 1.2.4

  • Detect devices seized by VM software
  • Fixed an incompatibility with OSX 10.7
  • Fixed a potential crash introduced in 1.2.3
  • Fixed an issue preventing some devices from being detected
  • Dozens of other bug fixes and improvements
Sep 15, 2016

Serial 1.2.3

  • Compatible with macOS Sierra (10.12).
  • Fixes an issue with baud rate selection.
  • Warns when certain drivers with known issues are installed.
  • Fixes a compatibility issue with Spark Photon devices.
  • Now works with the global find pasteboard.
  • Fixes an issue with some multi-port Silicon Labs devices.
  • Fixes an issue where CRLF was not echoed when local echo enabled.
  • Dozens of other improvements and bug fixes.
Sep 10, 2015

Serial 1.2.2

  • Additional fixes for OS X 10.11 (El Capitan).
  • Prevent character set change if emulation set to none.
  • Improved compatibility with certain device drivers.
Aug 11, 2015

Serial 1.2.1

  • Fixes minor issue affecting a small subset of users.
Aug 5, 2015

Serial 1.2

  • Added support for OS X 10.11 (El Capitan).
  • Added option to treat received CR as CRLF.
  • Added send raw binary file transfer option.
  • Added support for several TUSB3410 based devices and adapters.
  • Send Long Break now drops DTR for the duration of the break.
  • Dozens of additional fixes and improvements.
Apr 21, 2015

Serial 1.1.10

  • Resolves issues when using several identical adapters at the same time.
  • Now drops DTR and RTS on close.
  • Added support for additional devices.
  • Added additional text pacing options.
Mar 28, 2015

Serial 1.1.9

  • Supports additional baud rates by using ioctl method to set baud through BSD drivers.
  • Saves and restores window positions.
  • Fixed an issue where copy command didn't work in some cases.
  • Fixed occasional crash after closing a terminal window.
  • Other minor improvements.
Feb 28, 2015

Serial 1.1.8

  • Fixed issue pasting text into a terminal window.
  • Added keyboard shortcuts for window switching.
Jan 11, 2015

Serial 1.1.7

  • Added support for additional devices.
  • Added "Send Window Size" command.
  • Fixed issue with 7-bit text.
  • Minor fixes and improvements.
Oct 28, 2014

Serial 1.1.6

  • New icon.
  • Additional improvements for Yosemite.
Oct 23, 2014

Serial 1.1.5

  • Sleep/wake handling improvements.
Oct 15, 2014

Serial 1.1.4

  • Added XMODEM and YMODEM file transfer support.
  • Removed and reattached devices reconnect to the same window.
  • Added text pacing line delay when using the "send text" command or pasting text into the terminal window.
  • Ready for Yosemite.
Aug 12, 2014

Serial 1.1.3

  • Added support for application keypad mode.
  • Added numeric keypad emulation for laptop keyboard using "fn" key.
  • Added scrollback buffer adjustment options.
Jul 30, 2014

Serial 1.1.2

  • Fixed issue affecting multi-port Keyspan adapters.
  • Added built-in support for several new devices.
Jul 3, 2014

Serial 1.1.1

  • Added option to treat received LF as a CRLF.
Jun 27, 2014

Serial 1.1

  • Terminal emulation improvements.
  • Added Xterm and Linux terminal emulation modes.
  • Added support for UTF-8, KIO8-R, and many other international character encodings.
  • Added text bigger/smaller option.
  • Added send text file capability.
  • Added preference to change text and background colors.
  • Added xterm-256color and 24-bit color modes.
  • Added function key shortcuts: Cmd-1 through Cmd-0 are F1 through F10, respectively.
  • Adjusted ANSI colors for more uniform brightness.
  • Added command history for line-buffered mode.
  • Improved search capability.
  • Added support for Home, End, PageUp, PageDown keys.
  • Improved full-screen support.
  • Improved support for Keyspan adapters.
  • Added port selection window.
Jun 11, 2014

Serial 1.0.1

  • Terminal emulation improvements.
  • Alternate screen buffer support.
  • Add terminal emulation reset command.
Jun 3, 2014

Serial 1.0

  • Initial Release.

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